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Dear forum members,

Recently I re-installed PC of my friend (who asked me to do) but I forgot to make a backup from his Outlook 2016. And after I reconfigured he is missing older emails like for example from January 2017 month! Please if you know any solution please let me know. Many thanks in advance.

Regards,
 
My PC Specifications:
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Processor: Intel Core i3-4130 CPU @ 3.40 GHz
Motherboard: Asus H81M-E
Memory: Transcend 2GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit

Dear friends,

I will be using windows 7 64 bit so intend to install a 4GB DDR3L ram in place of the current 2GB DDR3 ram. Will DDR3L ram work with the current motherboard and processor?

The current processor is EOL (end of life). In case the current processor dies out and I need to buy either 5th or 6th or 7th generation processor along with respective compatible motherboard, can I use DDR3L ram in such processors and motherboards, in the future? Will 5th - 7th generation processor compatible motherboards support DDR3L ram? I don't want to buy DDR4 ram right now since it won't work with the current motherboard. I want to upgrade the ram (discarding the present) in such a way so that the new ram could be used for current and future generation processors and motherboards without a hassle.

Thanks in advance.
 
 I've recently re-formatted my computer and when I was done, I reinstalled all of the lenovo drivers but I don't know why when I touch any of the buttons on the touchpad (mute-lower volume-higher volume-video mode-thermal management),  the tab that used to appear showing me their change doesn't appear anymore. HOWEVER THE BUTTONS STILL WORK! like if I try to raise the volume, it will slowly increase. I really just want to set it like how it was before, I want the tab that appears when I touch the buttons! How do I fix this? I've considered that I may have downloaded the wrong driver, though that's possibly not likely, i'm not ruling it out though. This is the driver I downloaded for it "Synaptics Pointing Device Driver IN2THP78WW5.exe", it was right under touch pad. So if I did download the right one, why wont the tab appear?  













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When I press the Thermal Management button, nothing happens. It doesn't change modes at all. 





Ideapad z570 Windows 7 x64
Hey. I'm looking to upgrade my currently 4GB of RAM on my G50-70 Lenovo Notebook and would like to know how much of ram does my motherboard support and what type should i install. Here are the specs Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1CPUIntel Core i3 4030U @ 1.90GHz 49 °CHaswell ULT 22nm TechnologyRAM4.00GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)MotherboardLENOVO Lancer 5A2 (U3E1)GraphicsGeneric PnP Monitor ([email protected])Intel HD Graphics Family (Lenovo)Storage465GB Western Digital WDC WD5000LPCX-24C6HT0 ATA Device (SATA) 38 °COptical DrivesHL-DT-ST DVDRAM GUC0N ATA DeviceAudioHigh Definition Audio Device Thanks for any and all input in advance.
I have a lenovo G500. I bought it a few years ago because i thought Lenovo built decent lappys at fair prices. How wrong i was. I has been trouble almost since i bought it. The latest issue is that it is randomly giving the BSOD with error message data kernel input error or something like that.I have had BSOD with other error messages. It is currently on windows 8.1 and fully up to date. My current plan is to reboot it with linux on a USB drive and see if it BSOD's with that. Any clues welcome.. I have run various check disc utilities, taken the ram out and reseated it, etc etc all to no avail. I fear it is now almost junk as it isnt reliable.
T61, Middleton BIOS, Win10, SSD My understanding of max memory this model from previousl threads. 'If' 64 bit, 'if' a T61 (not 60) and a compatible motherboard, you can install 2x4GB DDR2 to replace existing OEM (per Speecy)                              Memory slots                                                Total memory slots         2                                                Used memory slots         2                                                Free memory slots           0   &nb... Read more
Hi, Starting July 26, there occurred some problems with the Bluetooth of both of my ThinkPad laptop, one is P70 and the other is X1 Carbon 4gen. The main issue is: every time I connect my Bluetooth mouse (Logitech MX Master) and/or Bluetooth game controller (Xbox one controller), after a random amount of time, they would disconnect automatically. And to re-connect them, I have to first switch off and then switch on the toggle controlling Bluetooth in ?Settings?->?Device?->?Bluetooth & other devices?. Even after re-connect, after some time, they would disconnect again. And here are a few other findings might be helpful:The time between connection success and connection failure is random. Sometimes, it can work well for 30min, sometimes it can only work for about 2sec.I tried upgrade the Bluetooth driver using windows and using the driver on Lenovo?s website, but this phenomenon still exists. I also tried to uninstall first, restart my laptop and reinstall again, but nothing works.It should be the problem of the mouse or controller because I connect them to my friend?s ASUS laptop and they work very well.BOTH of my Thinkpad laptop P70 and X1 Carbon 4gen got this problem at the SAME time (July 26). I only mailed the P70 so that I could still have another to use for now.Occasionally, when they disconnect, the buttons of touchpad malfunction too: Though I could still move the mouse pointer with my touchpad or TrackPoint, but when I clicked the l... Read more
Hi All,

We have captured WIM Image of a Hard disk partition using IMAGEX tool without doing Sysprep and we are in requirement to deploy the same image to a Different hardware based PC. I know how to deploy the image using IMAGEX to a same Hardware based PC but i need
guidance how can i deploy the same image to a Different hardware based PC.

Any suggestion or Solution is greatly welcome, 

Note : I have already tried to deploy the image to a different hardware based PC but its not working as i have not performed sysprep before capturing the image using IMAGEX tool

Thanks in Advance.
For many years I used Outlook Express 6 in XP and saved the emails in the appropriate subject folders in My Documents.

The XP PC has given up the ghost and I have just transferred My Documents onto my Windows 8 machine.

However I cannot open any of the saved emails and it is asking me for a file to associate them with.

Can anyone help please?

Thanks
JamesEB
 
Hi ,
I want to know that

1.Apple thunderbolt to firewire adpter
2.firewire to dv camcorder connector
3.Asus thunderbolt laptop with windows10 ----

can these items works together?

I wanna connect my camcorder with thunderbolt laptop..

Help me.. !
 
I am using a Lenovo ThinkCenter m55e desktop with Windows 10 Pro genuine OS...I can't send fax from my USB Lenovo Data fax modem...When I try to send fax it says line busy in Windows Fax and Scan...Can anyone suggest a solution?  
"No input" message on my monitor. After checking connections and monitor, am now trying to reinstall my video card. Manual I located is for 3656 and the picture doesn't match my CPU. I can't even locate the video card to reinstall?? Can anyone help...
"No input" message; cables/monitor ok; trying to reinstall video card.
The manual I could reference was for the Inspiron 3656---not the 3655;
Don't know if that matters, but I could not follow the instructions for reinstall;
The picture doesn't match my machine? Help anyone?
Hi, i want to ask for help, i have an ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro video card but only have 250 mb, i want to increase de VRAM dedicated memory but my bios doesnt have any option to change that, i updated my bios to the newest update (from 2008 version to 2012 version) but still haven´t any option, what can i do? thanks for your help
My system currently has a NVIDIA GeForce GT750M card, A flight sim I wish to buy recommends a GTX970.
Can I install such a card on my system?
Hi, I recently purchased a pair of bluetooth headphones. They work fine while using the PC, but once I switch to my PS3, the audio keeps coming out of the PC's speakers and I keep getting the audio output from Windows. 

Is there any way to fix this?
Hi there Folks,
I am about to purchase a new CPU into my 760 Small Factor Form Q43 chipset desktop. I'd like to go quad core. Is it compatible? Will the 235W PSU support it? Q9550 or Q9650 would be my choice.
Any advice is more than welcome.
Regards
The dell desktop got a problem that halt suddenly sometimes. When the problem happens, I have to hold the power button for seconds to power it off. However, when I press the power button again to power it on, It beeps which indicates something got wrong. See the uploaded problem video demo.
The picture below shows that it halted when I tried to recover the system software windows10. The stripes maybe tell me it is a video driver corruption problem. But the problem does not go away even after windows 10 is reinstalled from dell auto-repair.

I also run dell hardware checking utilities online and find no problem.
What's wrong with the dell computer?
I have an OptiPlex 7040 with USB 3.0 ports on front and rear. Are any of these ports a USB Charging port?
I have a Dimension C521 that when I turn it on the power light stay amber.  It's making some type of noise but nothing else happens. Any ideas?
When I bought my laptop it had the Cyberlink PowerDVD software on it.  When I have upgraded to Windows 10, it was not kept.  How can I get that program back?  It is not showing on My Dell Downloads.
Windows 7 EnterpriseSystem does not see or react to external display when connectedNothing displays when connectedExternal display says nothing connectedTried multiple dongles - same results
Other system that include a VGA connector work just fine to same external display.
plastic hinge covering broke and the screen is now popping off.  Dell offered to fix it for $239, almost same price as the computer.  lol should be a recall and items sent out to fix.  
I've recently had to manually reinstall windows 10 on my dell XPS 15 using a windows 10 ISO due to getting constant blue screens. I've found out that it was because of a driver update for intel rapid storage technology, which I can see others have had problems with and as far as I know has still not been fixed. My computer worked fine for a while until I started attempting to update my drivers again and now my computer starts freezing after approximately 10 minutes (sometimes a lot less, sometimes more). All my drivers are up to date according to SupportAssist and automatically checking driver updates on dell's website. I've only reverted to update for intel rapid storage technology as It causes me to get blue screens, like before I reset windows. Does anyone know of a solution to this problem, or somewhere where I can get an ISO specifically for a Dell XPS 15. My concern isn't getting bloatware with windows or having to remove all my personal files, my main priority is just getting a version of windows that actually functions on my computer as intended. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I attached my laptop to an older docking station and now cannot get it to release. There is space between the laptop and the release box. Any suggestions to unlock it?
I have a Dell Inspiron 15 which was upgraded to windows 10.
The issue i am having is that when it gets to the login, it types the letter P repeatedly in the password without anyone touching the keyboard.
At first i thought it was a keyboard issue, so i removed it.  Same problem occurs without any input devices connected, i also disconnected the touch pad and the wireless mouse.
One piece of hint to this issue is that if i press F2 to get to the bios, the problem doesn't occur. It seems to do this only after POST.
Anyone has any idea how i can fix this?

Thanks.
Hi,
This morning I went to use my laptop and it is no longer booting.  The power will come on and the power button lights up, the keyboard lights up.  If I let it sit it will stop running after around 30 seconds to 1 minute.
If I click the power button after it started, I can hear the fans spin up then the system shut down.  I have ran the LCD test and it works.  Their is no boot screen at all or dell screen.
I updated the bios last week and I had run it since.  I also took the whole thing apart today to remove the bios battery for 1 minute and put it back together but it still does not run.
Is their a way to diagnose motherboard issues?  why would it not boot or is their more steps to look at?Thank you
My recent post thread has no way to reply so it must be locked out. I have not been able to fix my problem and was hoping to get some more help.
Recently purchased this computer for my wife.  She complains that the touch pad has a small sweet spot for tapping.  It is unresponsive on the edges and responsiveness is intermittent as you move in from the edge.  Is this normal?  My laptop is a different brand and is responsive anywhere on the pad
I bought an Inspirion laptop at Best Buy in July 17th, and I'm trying to download its recovery image at Support page, but the Dell Support is not recognizing the service tag of my laptop.
What do I need to do? (I already registered the product at "Retail Registration").
Please, someone could help me on this matter?
Thanks in advance...
Roberto
How do or do I need this driver?  My E6500 will not recognize my Android Marshmallow phone and that's when I ran the troubleshooter.  It said the broadband ush driver not installed.  Try to find it, but no luck.
Now when I plug my phone in to the usb port, the troubleshooter says it's not responding.  What the *** man.
Please help
I have been running my XPS 13 (9350) directly from AC for a couple of weeks because I removed a battery that recently became swollen. Nevertheless, I wanted to update the BIOS (1.4.18) but it is not allowing me since the battery no longer exists. The following message pops up...
"The AC adapter and battery must be plugged in before the system BIOS can be flashed.
Press OK when they are both plugged in or CANCEL to quit"
Clicking OK simply just re-pops the dialog.
Does anyone know of a workaround?
Hi Guys

I can not add ip or address to firewall G DATA for blocking by firewall.

i set ip in rule firewall but firewall can not blocked ip and open website by opera.

Please help me by screen shot or video

@HarborFront @Lockdown @mekelek @MWNu72

Thanks my bro
 
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400 CPU @ 2.70GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 94 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3992 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 530, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 930 GB (890 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., Z170-P
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
MSVCR100.dll missing
I get this message when trying to play games. I tried to sort it out with google, but I don't know which are genuine fixes or scams. Could somebody let me know of a website that will allow me to cure this problem, or tell me how to do it please?
 
Good day all,

For some reason, I have a feeling that my computer has been hacked..

Can someone advise any procedures to qualify if my paranoia is legitimate?

I have BitDefender installed.

Any support will be greatly appreciated.
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 
Let?s say I am in this folder ?c:\normal?. I want to create a folder called ?up the mountain? using the md/mkdir command in this location ?e:\big\touch and go?. Do you know how to accomplish this? The spaces are confusing me. I tried this but it didn?t work:

c:\normal> mkdir e:\big\?touch and go? ?up the mountain?

P.S. - I know this is probably an easy question for most but I've recently decided to try my best to master my computer more. I've been going through all available cmd prompt commands and trying to get Gentoo installed on VM workstation pro.

Edit:
Just figured it out, the answer is =
c:\normal> mkdir e:\big\"touch and go"\"up the mountain"

Alternate question:
How do I move multiple folders to one folder? Continuing with the above scenario, the folder ?e:\big\touch and go? has eight other folders. Two of them are named "In the cloud" and "In the sea" and they both have contents in both of them. How would I move these two folders to the folder that I just created "up the mountain" ?

This didn't work:
c:\normal> xcopy e:\big\"touch and go"\"in the cloud" "in the sea" e:\big\"touch and go"\"up the mountain"
 
I tried fixing this myself but don't know enough about this kind of problem.
 
Ok well I just moved my gaming pc into a new case and now my audio jacks don't recognize that I'm putting anything in so I can't use headphones,mics esc.... and both the back panel and front panel audio jacks are not working please help and thank you.
 
Hy guys ! I hav 2 gb nvidia gpu in my system but m confused about tht 7.9gb of total memory? Anyone plz tell me about shared memory
 
Spoiler (Highlight to read)  I just barely got this laptop, new, and set it up a few days ago. I connected to the Wifi and thought there was no problem, but when I opened the browser and typed in a URL, it disconnected. It then reconnected a few seconds later, so I tried another URL, and it disconnected again. This happens every time I try to do anything that requires wifi, including trying to send an error report. The farthest I've gotten is opening Youtube, but I clicked on one video and lo and behold, the wifi disconnected. TL,DR; Wifi disconnects and reconnects every few seconds. Solutions I've tried:- Turning computer off/back on- Turning airplane mode off/on- Disconnecting and reconnecting to wifi network- Disabling and re-enabling network device in Network Connections (Change adapter options in network settings)- Tons of other stuff I can't remember
I currently have this headset and have the microphone boost on Realtek HD Audio Manager set to +10db and was wondering if there was anyway i could reduce the static without decreasing the boost or increase my mic volume and decrease the boost (also i heard the problem may be relating to my sound card picking up static, although i don't know what sound card i have)
 
After installing the NFC Connector and rebooting, my screen is black. Does anyone have a solution for recovery if I don't have remote session enabled on the AIO, or a boot disk.
hello.. i'm using 310-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) on windows 10. and i want Lenovo support to kindly update their drivers list on the website and kindly upload the drivers for windows 7 and 8.1. we have to find them through hardware id
I cracked the 27" glass cover on my ideacentre.Right now all I want to do is remove it. Can anyone please assist?I've scoured the internet and found a video of some guy using a hair dryer.....There has to be a correct approach.
  I reset my ideapad 110s11ibr using the "novo" button. Since then, the storage in use doubled and I have little free storage space left.I did disk cleanup and manually uninstalled apps in control panel, but not much improvement. Is there a backup copy of previous settings/win that I need to delete manually? Please help.
Hi, I am experiencing some problem with my W530 and I really hope that experts here might be able to help me to find a solution before I sent my laptop to repair.This laptop is runing windows 7 pro,  NVIDIA Quadro K2000M, Intel Core i7 3740QM, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD and DVD Optical Drive.Recently I decided to upgrade the RAM and I added 3x4 GB RAM then the laptop won't boot. After I press the power button the screen was blank and it beep 1-3-3-1. So I unplugged the 3x4GB ram and It still won't boot.Hopefully someone can help me find what the problem might be.
For some apps (especially games) it is not uncommon for the app to get into a state where it needs to restart ? perhaps after a license update, after installing downloadable content, its caches have become corrupt or unwieldy, or for any other reason where the app needs to refresh state from scratch. In earlier releases, your only option would have been to prompt the user to close and relaunch, or to call CoreApplication.Exit ? and both options provide sub-optimal user experience.

We have therefore introduced a new API that enables an app to request immediate termination and restart, and to pass arbitrary arguments into the fresh instance. In this post, we?ll look at how this works and how you can build it into your app. This is available now in Insider builds from Build 16226 onwards, along with the corresponding SDK.

Here?s a sample app, called TestRestart.

The app provides a ListView of cities on the left, the currently-selected city on the right and a TextBox for providing arguments to the app when it is restarted. When the user taps the Request Restart button, the app will terminate and restart itself, passing in the supplied arguments. The new API, RequestRestartAsync, is exposed as a static method on the CoreApplication object. It takes a string parameter, which can be any string value you like ? including input from the user or another external entity. If you do choose to accept input in this way, it is your responsibility to validate it correctly to ma... Read more
I hope this is the right place to post.

I have been having trouble with Mass Effect Andromeda and minor freezing during gameplay. Nothing really major, just annoying pauses in the flow of the graphics and all even in low despite using 2 AMD 390X cards, a Ryzen 7 1700X, and a MSI gaming pro carbon motherboard.

I thought I could fix it with a driver update, but not only did the update fail to go through, now anything that loads causes my computer to freeze. It froze for 10 minutes until all of my software finished booting during the startup, and another 10 minutes while trying to login to Origin.

I have no idea what is going on, and I don't know where to begin to fix it. Please don't ask for a DXdiag because it's impossible to operate this thing right now. Just know I'm running on the 17.4.4 ReLive driver, and for some reason, my computer failed to sucessfully install the 17.7.2 update.

This problem happened before when I tried to install the 17.6.6 version as well, but I was able to fix it by rolling back the driver. I can't now, so now I don't know what to do. Any help ASAP would be great.
 
I'm working on rebuilding my Windows 10 programs that I used to have before my hard drive failed back in January. What I need now is something very similar to Windows Movie Maker, and still free. I did not know how much things have evolved since 2010, but that's life. Does anyone know of anything that is free and simple like Movie Maker? Thanks in advance!