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Need help for installing auto cad in windows os.

Q: Need help for installing auto cad in windows os.

HI,
I am avani, and cad designer and i want to help for installing Auto Cad in windows 8.so give me ideas for that.
By Avani,
http://3d-architectural-rendering.com/3D-Interior-rendering.html

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Preferred Solution: Need help for installing auto cad in windows os.

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Looking for advice or how-to on getting automated install disk made for installing windows (all versions).

Be nice to slap a disk in...let it boot to cd, move on to next computer while it does its thing...
 

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I have a Linksys WUSB600N wireless network adapter. I used it in Vista using Linksys's driver for it, and it worked great. Now Windows 7 has installed it's own driver for it and... well, the driver sucks. Frequent connection drops, bad signal strength, etc etc. I've been trying to uninstall the driver Windows installed and get the Linksys one, but no matter what I do it always reinstalls the driver as soon as it detects the device again after I uninstall it.

I've searched around this forum and tried many things... setting Windows Update not to automatically install drivers, using safe mode, etc etc, nothing works. Windows is being particularly stubborn about wanting to install it's own horrible driver.

Anybody know of a fix for this? Thanks.

A:WUSB600N = How do I stop Windows 7 from auto installing

Unplug the adapter, install the drivers, and then plug it in.

~Lordbob

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Until recently, I always left the Windows Updates set to download and install automatically, which worked fine.

A couple of weeks ago I changed it to download, but letting me choose when to install them. I then decided it was better off as it was before, and changed the setting back to Automatic, clicked 'Apply' and 'OK'. However, the updates are downloading automatically, but still prompting me to install them - not installing automatically. I retried, but the same thing is happening.

Why isn't it installing the updates automatically again and how do I fix it please?

XP SP3
 

A:Solved: Windows updates not auto installing

isihac said:


Until recently, I always left the Windows Updates set to download and install automatically, which worked fine.

A couple of weeks ago I changed it to download, but letting me choose when to install them. I then decided it was better off as it was before, and changed the setting back to Automatic, clicked 'Apply' and 'OK'. However, the updates are downloading automatically, but still prompting me to install them - not installing automatically. I retried, but the same thing is happening.

Why isn't it installing the updates automatically again and how do I fix it please?

XP SP3Click to expand...
Could these be updates which require input from you - agreeing to terms and conditions, perhaps? Just one such in a whole bunch might cause this.
 

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How do I stop Windows from auto-detecting hardware and then installing drivers for it? I'm trying to upgrade my sound card and video drivers. I uninstall the current "windows default" drivers, reboot, and before I can even start the installation process for the drivers I've downloaded, Windows detects the hardware and installs the default drivers on its own.

A:How Do I Stop Windows Auto-Installing Drivers?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Mulsiphix


How do I stop Windows from auto-detecting hardware and then installing drivers for it? I'm trying to upgrade my sound card and video drivers. I uninstall the current "windows default" drivers, reboot, and before I can even start the installation process for the drivers I've downloaded, Windows detects the hardware and installs the default drivers on its own.


open devices & printers from start menu
Right click the PC icon\
choose device installation settings
Check: No, let me choose what to do
Check: Never instal driver software from windows update

then
Open device manager
find your sound card
Uninstall the driver and check the box "Delete the driver" for this device
Press OK
reboot

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I would like to completely disable auto run / auto play in Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7, and I cannot find a way to do so. I've searched the web endlessly, and there are lots of suggestions, but nothing works. I have disabled every type of auto run / auto play I can find, but if Windows Media Player is open and I insert a flash drive, CD, or DVD, whatever I'm playing is interrupted by what was inserted even if it's not media. Just a plain, blank flash drive does this.

Has anyone else been able to figure this out?
 

A:Windows 7 Media Player - Disable Auto Run/Auto Play

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Auto update is ticked (turned on) for all users (admin & user) but i have to manualy select update now to install???
used to see notification box for updates when available ,but for some reason no longer.I have to manualy check. (box is ticked to allow notifications)????
Also was under impression that driver updates would auto instal for Win 7 ,today checked system with (free update program) and showed 14 ancient drivers ,some pertinent to microsoft /win7.?????
Installed security programs . Iobit malware /malwarebytes/spybot/AGV 2011/CCleaner/Registry Mech/ could any of these be causing issue.

A:Updates not auto installing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Oldhead


Auto update is ticked (turned on) for all users (admin & user) but i have to manualy select update now to install???
used to see notification box for updates when available ,but for some reason no longer.I have to manualy check. (box is ticked to allow notifications)????
Also was under impression that driver updates would auto instal for Win 7 ,today checked system with (free update program) and showed 14 ancient drivers ,some pertinent to microsoft /win7.?????
Installed security programs . Iobit malware /malwarebytes/spybot/AGV 2011/CCleaner/Registry Mech/ could any of these be causing issue.


* IMHO -
Iobit would be better removed.
Spybot is not generally recommended to be used with Win 7.
CCleaner....there are various views about this type of program.
Unless you are a very experienced computer user this type of program is best avoided.
Used carelessly problems can & do happen.

* Re Update not working.
Go to Start > run > input "services.msc" > scroll down to Windows Update > check that the Status is started & that the Startup Type is automatic.

*For good measure run SFC. & Check Disk.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Disk Check

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Hey Super Techs -

I would really like some of your ideas and opinions on this statement.

spyware installs itself

Some are of the opinion that it doesn't, that there always has to be a user initiated "avenue," whereas I'm of the opinion that there doesn't necessarily have to be a direct knowingly or unkowingly path taken by the user. That spyware can install itself as a result of normally surfing the internet as in a "drive by download," or as simple as "adware cookies." or even when you don't agree to terms of an offer, and click no , refuse, etc, but still download something malicious, or decide to quit a download you change your mind on, entries to the registry are still placed.......that might be an example of an "avenue," but you know what I mean..

For the sake of the analysis, lets' just say spyware that installs itself whether you have interaction with it or not.

I know your ideas will sort this out for me...........

Mega Thanks,

ps.........was recently chased out of town by Isabel, then without power for a week, you'll be glad to know - all computers AOK....trees & roof not.....LOL
 

A:auto ~ installing ~ spyware

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NOTE: This thread refers to this thread (I can't control the font size) --
http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/180231-updates-not-auto-installing.html#post1529292


I am experiencing the same problem with Windows 7 automatic updates not installing automatically. Like Oldhead I have auto update and all users selected. Unlike Oldhead I have different software. I have three machines with this problem, but I will restrict my post to just one right now. This one machine (Dell studio XPS 8100 -- Dell - Studio XPS 8100 Desktop / Intel? Core™ i7 Processor / 8GB Memory / 1.5TB Hard Drive - SX8100-2777NBC) is running Windows 7 Home SP1 with Webroot (anti-virus). I do not have any of the other software running that Oldhead listed. I have followed JMH's advice. Status = Started & Startup Type = Automatic. I have run SFC 4 times. I have attached the first and last results. I also ran Check Disk. The first results are posted. The Check Disk results are now clear/nothing to resolve.

I do not see any updates from Oldhead yet. What should be my next step? Has what I have done resolved the problem? In other words, were there errors found that caused my problem?

Thank you in advance for the help.
2wheels

A:Updates not auto installing

* You ask





Quote:
Has what I have done resolved the problem? In other words, were there errors found that caused my problem?


*Test to see if has corrected your problem.

* Have you SP1 installed?

* Have you received any Error Numbers?

* Have you checked in Event Viewer?
Type eventvwr in search.
Go to the windows log > application > in the left hand column note anything that relates to the problem.
Please note the event ID, and the source codes and tell us what they are.

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Windows 8 seems to detect my Xbox 360 and it automatically installs the SmartGlass app. While I quite like what SmartGlass can do, I have no need for it. If I uninstall it, it will just auto-install again next time I use my 360. How can I prevent this from happening? Thanks!

A:How to prevent SmartGlass from auto-installing?

You might be able to gpedit and find the windows component or something like that??

or maybe use the search options and find xbox or smartglass and change the policy??

just a thought

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i am having some problems with my laptops bluetooth and i think its driver related, i want to use the drivers i got from samsungs website but when i uninstall the old drivers then restart my computer, windows goes and reinstalls the old drivers! pita! so i did some googling, but the only options i found was someone saying to right click the device under 'devices' but bluetooth is built in and it doesnt show up under devices and hardware. the other option said to do something with gpedit. but i dont seem to have that. can anyone help me on how to stop drivers automatically installing on win7 home

A:how to stop drivers auto installing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by lisaone


i am having some problems with my laptops bluetooth and i think its driver related, i want to use the drivers i got from samsungs website but when i uninstall the old drivers then restart my computer, windows goes and reinstalls the old drivers! pita! so i did some googling, but the only options i found was someone saying to right click the device under 'devices' but bluetooth is built in and it doesnt show up under devices and hardware. the other option said to do something with gpedit. but i dont seem to have that. can anyone help me on how to stop drivers automatically installing on win7 home


Have you tried just installing the Samsung drivers without uninstalling first? alot of driver software can get rid of old drivers and put in new ones before restarting. Or if you come across the option to restart, deny it.

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I use a Linksys WUSB600N wireless adapter and I'm having a problem with it. Every time my adapter is detected, Windows 7 installs its own drivers which are terrible. I can't even install the drivers I want! I have searched everywhere but haven't any luck for solutions. I've even tried installing my drivers over Windows', but that doesn't work well. I have Windows set to "Never install driver software from Windows Update" but it still does.

The setup.exe for my drivers requires the adapter to be plugged in to finish installation, but I can't do that with Windows' drivers inevitably going to install first. Nor can I manually install drivers with the Device Manager if it also requires the adapter to be plugged in. I'm guessing the DriverStore is causing Windows to auto-install these faulty drivers?

I would greatly appreciate any help/advice!

A:WUSB600N + Win 7 Auto-Installing Own Drivers

first of all, welcome to the board.. You can go to "My computer/system properties/Advance system settings nest go to the "hardware tab/device installation settings" and you will see something like this, select the best option for you, restart the system. Unistall your current driver and go ahead and install your own driver file.

best regards

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Hi,  I bought a Lenovo v330 notebook. It's coming 1 tb hdd .I plugged m.2  SSD. (crucial mx 500 CT250MX500SSD4) . I started to install Windows 10 Pro. After normal steps , the notebook restarted. After restart, V330 asking unlock code . (displaying Unlock CT250MX500SSD) Which code? I did not enter the code?  I can not access the bios screen right now .  Unplugged the SSD. Everything is normal. I plugged  another new SSD. The same steps , same problem . Probably related to OPAL.  What can i do ? How can I use this SSD in this notebook?Thanks for helps

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I am at version 2.0.0.1 and would like the crucial update to 2.0.0.3
but I keep getting that message that updates have been downloaded, please restart Firefox and I remain at 2.0.0.1

What is happening?
 

A:Firefox auto update keeps installing

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I want to download the Windows 10 drivers for my laptop. I want to store them as I intend doing a full Windows 10 install (not an upgrade)
But the website says: "This file will automatically self-install after downloading."
How do I simply save the drivers to a hard disk so that they are available when I install Windows 10?

Thanks

A:Download drivers without them auto installing

Hi,
Thank you for reaching out to us !
You can do that,how ever by following the steps:

upgrade and activate the current version OS to Windows 10 
using the windows ISO tool create a boot-able ISO file 

Follow up with a clean installation.
Note:Failing to to upgrade and activate windows 10 before clean installation may lead to activation issues.
The drivers can be stored locally and used at the time of clean installation.
Note that the windows upgrade will come with generic drivers after which you can remove the existing drivers and use the one stored locally.You can also download the drivers from the manufacturer's website and install it.
Thanks
Robin

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Does anyone know how to set XP pro to stop auto installing drivers, in my case a video card driver? The driver it keeps installing, after I uninstall and reboot the computer, doesn't work and I'm stuck in a cycle of uninstalling and xp reinstalling it!

Thx

A:How to stop xp from auto-installing drivers?

Hi,

I don't think there is any way to do what you want. Why not let them load, then install the drivers you want from the Device Manager? That is what most of us do. If there is any other way I can help you, please let me know.

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Hi! A few days ago some security files were downloaded in my sys (WinXP Home with SP2) as part of the MS Auto Updates out of which one security file KB 923980 also downloaded and installed. But in spite of such insrallation, this particular file keeps coming into the Notifn. Area of the Task bar and on placing my cursor over it, I find that it is insisting to be installed again manually. can I have a solution to it, please ?
 

A:Problems in installing Auto Update file

I would use Windows Explorer and open the Windows Folder. The very beginning in purple are the Windows Update uninstalls. Find this one and uninstall it. Then ignore that one when it shows up again. What I generally suggest is go into Control panel and find Auto Update and shut it off. Then manually do the updates by going to Start, Windows Updates and let new ones sit for a while before choosing them so if there is a problem they are usually fixed or patches are added. If you have never done this you will see other categories you didn't know about. Do all of them except watch out for video and modem drivers...I never suggest doing those.
 

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Hi

Though not always, but most of the times when I try to install or uninstall legal software my windows7 (see specs below) reboots as the in/uninstall process starts. I checked for viruse/trojans/malware etc with various software and they have found nothing. Trying to go to safe mode doesn't work either. On my computer this should be F8 (for boot menu). But this shows me a BIOS-like screen whereby I'm asked to choose from which Hard drive/DVD I want to boot from. The following keys, Delete, Esc, F2, F8, F10 and F12 do not take me there either. I need to do so manually via msconfig.
I had thought the problem may have been a new Antivirus software I wanted to try WebAware but it wasn't. Their diagnostic tool showed that according to my system log I had many hard drive errors. A windows checkdisk on the other hand seemed to fix nothing. There appeared to be no errors. (Is there another 100% trustworthy similar software to check and fix windows exist?). Regardless the problem continues to exist.
Any advice?

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Mainboard: Asus P7P55D-E LX
Bios: American Megatrends Inc.
BIOS ver. 1003
BIOS Build date: 05/24.10
Chipset : Intel P55
Processor: Intel Core i5 760 @ 2800MHz Support : Socket 1156 LGA
Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series
Monitor Type: ViewSonic VX2453 Series - 23 inches
Network Card: Realtek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCIe Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
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A:auto reboot when installing or uninstalling software

Yes: although you are not getting a blue screen crash, please follow the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html to provide us with your system event viewer logs, system info, and error reports. Those can help determine why the system suddenly restarts during an install/uninstall of software.

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When I help people reinstall Windows (mostly XP), I usually spend a while looking through the manufacturers' website for their model's official drivers, or using Google or driverscollection.com or something for the really obscure OEMs. Is there any good freeware or cheap program that can automagically determine what drivers a PC is missing and download them?

So far I've found "Driver Update Pro" and "DriverMax," and next time I get access to a Windows box I'll try those out--are there any others?
 

A:any recommended program for auto-installing drivers?

You could try http://scan.driverguide.com/scan.php
I've not used it myself, but the website is pretty good for finding drivers for just about anything.

Sláinte

midders
 

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I have my own driver for the hardware i wish to install. However each time i plug in the device Win7 installs its own driver which is of no use to the hadrware device i wish to use.

Im using Windows 7 Home Premium so i have no access to gpedit

Thanks for any help

A:Stop Win7 Auto Installing Drivers?

Hi neptune,

My name is Manu T S From Dell Social Media Team.

Perform the steps below to turn off automatic driver installation :

1.Go to Start, type change device installation settings in the Start Search box and then press ENTER.

2.In the Device Installation Settings window, select No, let's me choose what to do.

3.Select Never install driver software from Windows Update.

4.Click Save Changes.

Hope this helps.

Refer to the following link:
Stop Win7 from Automatically Installing Drivers - Microsoft Answers

Regards
Dell - Manu T S

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Hi all,
Bought a Bluetooth/Wi-Fi combo adapter for my Desktop, paired my MS sculpt Bluetooth mouse to it, and all was fine.

Until the adapter decided it didn?t want to work anymore, thought I?d give it one more go as it is a cheap enough adapter, so bought another, plugged it in, and it installed ok.

Then as I tried to re-pair the mouse, the mouse is already there, tried moving mouse, no-go. Tried add device, but the PC thinks it?s already paired, so I couldn?t pair it, proceed to remove, and add device, no mouse...., go to device manager, no mouse....

Unplugged the adapter, and re-plugged, and mouse magically shows up again, straight to device manager, uninstall the mouse drivers, deleting software, attempt yet again to repair, still no mouse showing up, so I go and just blitz the lot, uninstalling adapter, mouse, and deleting drivers so it would get new ones.

After rebooting, plug the adapter back in, starts installing the adapter, and the MOUSE installs too!? It?s turned off, so it turned it on, not working as per.... so I start over, after unplugging my internet, disabling, uninstalling, deleting drivers.

Reboot, plug adapter in, and it manages to install with the mouse again... with no internet, so I?m thinking it didn?t even delete the drivers?

Anything I try just loops back to uninstalling the adapter and mouse at the same time, as if it?s permanently paired the mouse to the adapter?

Any help? I?d really like to have my mouse back?.
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A curious add-on called "Looking Glass" started popping up on Firefox for a number of users this past week -- even if they didn't give the browser permission to install it. Due to its nebulous nature and creepy description that only said "MY REALITY IS JUST DIFFERENT FROM YOURS," people took to social networks to ask other users and air their concerns. Turns out Looking Glass isn't spamware, malware or any of the sort: it's a promotional campaign for Mr. Robot, a TV series about the life of a cybersecurity-engineer-slash-hacker.
Article
 

A:Firefox faces backlash for auto-installing 'Mr. Robot' add-on

Quote
 
"even if they didn't give the browser permission to install it
 
Turns out Looking Glass isn't spamware, malware or any of the sort:"
 
 
If I didn't give it permission to install and it did anyway, then its malware,

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This Morning removed Avast completely, rebooted Windows 10 Home 64bit PC, ran avast clear in safe mode, restarted PC, reinstalled Avast latest official version, restarted, restored backed up settings, come to find out despite I didn't select Safezone browswer during original custom install, it still installed it. Don't even know why I tried it again, should've just kept using Defender and Malwarebytes, and not even worried on retrying Avast

A:Avast Antivirus auto installing SafeZone Browser

..............should've just kept using Defender and Malwarebytes, and not even worried on retrying Avast ...................

Sounds like a good choice.
Use it for a while and find out if it suits your needs.

Nothing is fool-proof. It depends on the user's habit of internet surfing etc.

I use Windows Defender as real-time protection, and Malwarebytes free edition as on-demand protection.
Foe 2+ years, I do not have any security issues.

You have to find a setup most suitable to your needs.
What works for others does not necessarily work for you.

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I have Word 2002, SP3, for Windows Office XP Pro.

My problem is I want to permanently turn OFF the autocorrect options (all of them: correct initial capitals, correct first letters of days, etc etc, autoformat, as well as auto text and auto type).

Yes, I have unchecked all the boxes in Tools > Autocorrect Options, the problem is I have to painstakingly go though all the boxes every time I open Word and uncheck them. My setups are not remembered.

I can't figure out how to make these options stay set this way.

I've tried installing the Office Resource Kit and setting a system policy (though I am the only user on this PC), but no success.

I had to rebuild my system a month ago -- before that, I never had any problems, Word seemed to remember exactly my preferred set up and saved autocorrect options etc to the normal template.

I checked the normal template and it is in Doc Settings folder where it should be.

I searched the forums and Word help but can't seem to find any advice, mainly because most people usually run these options and they only wish to modify the instances where they apply, rather than permanently disable them.

Please help! Much appreciated! Thanks!
Andrew
Sydney Australia
 

A:Solved: I want to kill off autocorrect, auto format, auto text, auto type

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My computer has been like this for the past months, every minute, every hour, every seconds. it reboots, shutdown, and hibernate automatically, and sometimes wait for around 5-10mins before it my pc turn on. I full scanned my computer but found nothing. Can someone help me? This is my Hijack log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:17:59 PM, on 11/6/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\VM303_STI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\AutoDetector\monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\SpeedBit Video Accelerator\VideoAccelerator.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\SchSvr\SchSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\NBHGui.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
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A:auto reboot, auto shutdown, auto hibernate ~_~

I see you have My Web Search installed. Do you use this?

Most of the time, this is actually malware.


Code:
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe


Code:
every minute, every hour, every seconds.
That's a very broad piece of information. So you are saying sometimes
you get hours out of your PC before it shutsdown/hibernates?

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My computer has been like this for the past months, every minute, every hour, every seconds. it reboots, shutdown, and hibernate automatically, and sometimes wait for around 5-10mins before it my pc turn on. I full scanned my computer but found nothing. Can someone help me?

A:auto reboot, auto shutdown, auto hibernate

You need to check Control Panel, Power Options. (screenshot)

Note the tabs. In this dialog you set your options and they are set for the Power Scheme shown. In Laptops, there are usually 2 schemes listed, one for AC powered and a separate for Battery powered.

Desktop OR AC powered Laptop, the only thing you MAY want to turn off is your Monitor.

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REF http://forums.techguy.org/t39523.html

I have a very similar situation.

I have a windows 98se machine runnong on an Intel Celeron 600MHz with 128MB of ram.

The OS was just installed.
I am trying to instal an HP USB burner - I used this device before with no problems.

The drivers are located on a diskette. The manuf instructions advise to connect the power and usb cables and boot the pc with the diskette in the drive when windows finds the new hardware select the floppy drive.

When the pc is booted is finds new hardware lists it as "unknown device" and does not promt me for any input. If I go to device manager the device has a red x. I've tried to remove the device and reboot - same thing. I've tried to update the driver and it says the best driver is already installed c:\windows\inf\usb.inf

The ref url was resolved by changing the order of connecting the cables.....I have tried ever combo I can.
Can someone please tell me how to point to the correct drivers ?

Thanks
Daniel
 

A:WIN 98se auto installing a usb device as UNKNOWN DEVICE

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Hello everyone. I'd like to know why win7 64bit decides by itself to auto refresh a window minute and literally the next second or two later it does not.
Lets say, I save a pic from the net, just before I go into the browser I already have my downloads folder open. I save a couple pics and I go back to the open folder and the pics are there at the bottom (I sort by date modified). I go back to the browser save another pic or anything, I go back to the folder and the pic or whatever is not there, so i have to refresh myself. I was just in that folder 10 seconds ago I seen no reason for it to not refresh now when it just did it 10 seconds ago. Now, I have not changed any setting regarding this or any explorer action. I can't even find an auto refresh option anywhere.
So how is this possible? What the heck is wrong with this OS?

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I must say, I will soon be at my wits end with this OS. I paid $300 to spent more time organizing and moving files around. A lot more time. They have really screwed up explorer this time around. Explorer in XP was essentially perfect (I never even touched Vista on my machines. My wife has Vista). I'm starting to believe that win7 was just a money grab and that of the many problems with this OS will not be fixed in any hotfix or service packs, but win8 will be all better just as long as you spend another $300. Its also be... Read more

A:Explorer windows auto refresh then don't auto refresh. Why?

We have a thread for this kind of thing. I can't find it at the moment. I think unsubscribed from it on accident, but I'm pretty sure its in general discussion. Explorer is working like it always does. It can be annoying that it doesn't always refresh, but I'm sure you can find a pattern, like how many added files it takes or how long it takes to "auto-refresh". The reason you don't here anything bad about Windows 7 is for three reasons. 1) you haven't looked hard enough. There are plenty of news stories with Mac lovers saying its Vista with a new paint job. 2) XP was as unstable as Charles Manson on Crack at the best of times when it first came out. 3) Vista was, well Vista. MS claimed it would run fine on 512MB of RAM, so people were installing it on old computers, and new computer were being bought that were seriously underpowered. When it wouldn't run worth a crap, everyone hated it. Not to mention the incompatibility issues that no one saw between 2000 and XP. If you didn't use Vista at all, the changes do seem a lot more drastic. If you don't like it, go back to XP SP3. Problem solved!!!!!!!

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How do I installing something during the Windows Setup Menu's Installing features and Installing updates? John

A:Installing Updates and Installing features part of windows setup menu

Please correct your sentence. It is not readable.

How do you do what during that phase of install? You don't need to do anything except wait.

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Hi,

To give you some back story, I built my computer the end of August 2012. Ran Smoothly. I decided to get a 60 gig SSD to be the partition that stored Windows. I didnt have much stored on the Main HD so I deleted my original 2TB HD and tried installing on the SSD... found that the SSD was bad and sent it back. Decided just to stick with the 2TB HD. Had some issues installing windows back onto the HD as it would just hang up. Finally managed to get windows installed, had some "Not genuine" issues but that resolved after multiple restarts. That brings me to where I am at today and I feel as though the system has been getting worse. I would normally be fine with just a clean install but with all the issues I had with that initially I am very skeptical of trying it again. I have 5 important updates and 7 optional updates all of which do not install. The Installer just sits on Downloading updates and I have left it overnight with still no result. I am not sure if this is even my main issue but I am beyond the point of figuring it out myself so any help would be appreciated

I downloaded the System Readiness Tool and it Ran. I tried running the sfc /scannow in Admin cmd prompt mode and get a "Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation" I attached my CBS file. Any help you could give or guidance you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows Updates Not Installing : Error Unknown (Sits on Installing)

Hello and welcome Faticus just as matter of interest why did you give up on the SSD? was not it under warranty?

That is heck of a drive to be installing on mate just how did you prepare it for the install?

You can run a chkdsk in Windows too > My Computer > right click on the drive > Properties > Tools > Check now - then follow the points in my pic.
You then reboot and it will start a chkdsk (in DOS).

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Windows updates keeps installing/reinstalling the same update over and over again. I looked in my update history and it shows that they are installed successfully every time. What should I do and is this using space on my laptop by re-installing over and over again?
 

A:Solved: Windows updates keeps installing/re-installing the same update over and over

It is not using any space. Right-click the ones you already have and hide them so they don't come back.
 

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Does anybody else here have a weird issue with the Auto setting on the keyboard backlight where it only works when the auto-SCREEN brightness is disabled?  If both are enabled, the screen will auto change correctly, but the keyboard stays off all the time. It still works with Fn-Space for off-low-high, but no auto enable. If I disable the Auto-Screen Brightness in Windows, the keyboard auto will start working correctly. Enable both, shine a flashlight at the top left of the screen and watch the brightness go up/keyboard turn off. Turn off flashlight and screen goes down, but keyboard backlight doesn't turn back on. Then, turn off the screen auto-brightness and shine a flashlight. The screen will (obviously) stay the same, keyboard backlight turns off. Turn off the flashlight and the keyboard will fade back on within a few seconds. Doesn't matter what version of the Intel UHD driver is installed (23.20, 24.20.100, etc), it does the same. Newest Intel sensor drivers, newest PM driver, etc all installed. SIF has been reinstalled multiple times. Does it in both Win10 Pro/Ent 17134 and 16299. Reflashing the BIOS and ME has no effect, full CMOS clear has no effect, hooking a debugger to the light sensor data stream shows it's changing accordingly to brightness.  

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Hi, 
Will appreciate any help regarding this issue. 
My Gmail account is auto sending an email to all my gmail contacts without my knowledge until I saw reply posts of unsuccessful emails. Contents as such:
"Good Day.I just Uploaded a file,I would like you to view.Click Here to view. "
I too opened a similar email afew weeks back. Nothing seems wrong at first so I never really thought much about it.
Can someone help me on this? 
I have just changed my password for my Gmail. hopefully it stops the sending. but I want to know if my computer is infected or by using smartphones or tablets, will it affect the gadgets too? 
Thank you! 
 

A:Gmail auto sending to my contacts, and auto deleting a virus link

A SPAMmer does not need access to your Gmail account in order to use your email address.
 
They can use whatever SPAM-sending program they like to send out email using *-your-* email address in the Sender's field.
 
Then, if any of the email addresses they sent the email to happen to be invalid, the unsuccesful delivery messages would be returned to you simply because your email address was in the Sender's field.
 
In order to stop this, you would have to find the person using your email address and hang them by the neck until dead. ;)

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Have had Y410p for years without this issue. Now when I move the mouse cursor across the screen, it auto clicks/auto selects (without me tapping or clicking) and then release automatically as well. It will do this continuously as I keep moving the mouse cursor with the Touchpad. This is super annoying and causes multiple issues with my ability do most things on my Lenovo laptop. The two biggest problems are: click buttons which I do not intend and selecting/moving icons & screens which I do not intend. And it makes it nearly impossible to use the laptop for gaming. I have downloaded and reinstalled the Touchpad ELAN driver (version 11.4.17.1 for my O/S Windows 8). I have gone through Mouse Properities setting and ELAN Smart-Pad settings. I have disabled Tapping, but does not make a difference. I have set Sensitivity to max Low and then max High, but does not make a difference. Any ideas on how to solve this particularly annoying Touchpad issue? Help please! Thanks.  

A:IdeaPad Touchpad issue with auto-clicking/auto-selecting when moving mouse cursor

Disable TAPPING in the Synaptic control panel. See the screen shot via the Device settings tab and properties. TAPPING is unchecked - a useless feature and a easy way to wreck and operating system and/or loose files. Its far too easy to tap drag and drop a folder or worst without realizing it until its too late. If its a system fie/folder you likely won't boot the next time or you kill an application. I have been diabling this on notebooks for decades. DEADLY feature.  





z70-80I7 - 5500U 16GB GB - 1TB HD Window 8.1 64bitFHD 17.3 inch Display, Nvidia G840 w/2GB memory

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I run a server at night to run a program file and every now and then it crashes and comes up CLOSE program.exe as an error ( i turnred error reporting off - still comes up though)

Anyway since i cant get rid of this error message is it possible to have a prog to auto kill this when it crashes? OR

A prog that can restart the program/ process on a crash or hang?

A:Auto restart a process or auto kill on CRASH or HANG

Have a look in the Event Viewer through the control panel-> administrative tools. Look at both "system" and "applications" . If you can determine the program that is giving the error you will want to reinstall that troublesome program.

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Hello,
I use Windows 8 Pro and I have very strange problem.

I enabled display hidden and system files, but system auto-disable its... I make it about three times, always with the same result. I don't know what causes this problem, I can't reproduce its (it isn't after reboot).

Also I have similar problem with system restore.
I disabled it, but system turned it on again.

WTF?! Does my system better know what I need?!
I apologize for the tone, but it's really frustrating...

A:Hidden files - auto disable, restore auto enable?!

Hello lukasamd,

That's odd behavior.

You might consider resetting Windows 8.

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Good day,
I use auto text and auto correct very frequently
Is there any way to put two columns in excel or access and programmatically import them to word ?

Thanks
 

A:Ms word 2003 : Programming auto text or auto correct

See this - Inserting AutoText Using a Script and i am sure you can take a clue from there. I think you just have to call the excel file (with cell references) using the script. Just want to share what i found. Since your question wasn't replied to by experts yet, i thought i could post some tips to get you started until an experienced person intervenes and offers a perfection solution.
 

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I've never been bit by this as I always save my work before walking away from the computer, but this may be of help to some of you.

Windows Update - Enable or Disable Automatic Restart

A:Stop Win7 Auto-update from auto restarting your computer

Thanks a lot for this! My Windows Updates have fallen probably a month behind because I don't have it on automatic for this very reason. If this "fix" indeed works, it might finally be time to change that!

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EDIT: I just realized i posted this in the wrong category.. sorry :/

Hey.

I hope you guys can give me a hand now cause i'm all out of ideas!

I re-formated my sisters computer yesterday, and after installing it i had no internet. As i hadn't installed any drivers yet, i understood that. But after heading over to dell's site, downloading all of the drivers for her computer and then installing them, i STILL do not have any internet.

I don't see any connections on the computer either, it's just blank!

Here's a screenshot.

Her computer model:
Dell OptiPlex 170L.

And the drivers for her computer can be found right here.

I installed all Chipset, Video, Audio and Network drivers. Have i missed out on anything important?

Any ideas what's wrong here?

Thanks in advance,
-Nike
 

A:No internet after re-installing Windows XP and installing drivers?

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I have just ordered parts for a new PC.
Things I know that have drivers to install at some point:
OCZ Revodrive 3 (superfast ssd connected to a PCIe slot)
Asus P8Z68-V LX motherboard
Intel i5 2500K

I am sure that the ssd needs it's drivers installed when windows is being installed.

I'm not sure if the wireless mouse has drivers or not, its a Xenta. http://www.ebuyer.com/169281-xenta-wireless-optical-mouse-with-micro-2-4ghz-usb-dongle-fm-901-black

Thanks
 

A:Solved: What drivers need installing when windows 7 is installing?

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The "Customize this Folder ..." and "Folder and Search Options ..." and "Properties" choices don't seem to do anything. So, I have two major headaches (at the moment): 1) How do I stop Vista's constant auto-sorting of folders? If I change a file name or add a few files to a directory it automatically resorts everything! This is extremely frustrating ... especially if I make a naming mistake and don't know where to find the file! How do I stop Vista until I--and only I--decide to refresh the folder?2) How do I stop Vista from deciding (always wrongly) what "Type of folder" a directory is and forcing its own display and sort criteria on it--actually them as it decides about EVERY folder and doesn't follow MY choices!Why can't Windows do what I need it to do?!? F & C

A:How do I stop auto-sort and auto-typing of folders?

Check here: http://www.smartestcomputing.us.com/index....showtopic=36574

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I have a nice little database that I set up to track donations of items to our organization. The primary table tracks the donor information: name, address, etc. (main form) and I have created a related table that tracks the date of donation and items donated utilizing a sub-form. Thanks to the fine help I received here I was able to relate these tables using a “Link_ID” field and it has worked nicely. (One donor could have multiple donations.)

Now, I’d like to enhance things a little bit. When I enter donor information into the main form and then go to the sub-form for the donation information, I’d like the business_name field to autofill as I start to type. Now, I know this can be done because most commercial databases have this function. Quicken is one that comes to mind. I know it has to pull this information from somewhere, I just need to know how to get it to work!

I have been unsuccessful finding any pertinent information on an “autofill” field in some sources. (I really don’t want a drop-down list box because this could potentially get too large.)

TIA.
 

A:Auto complete or Auto Fill field in Access?

Yes, well, unfortunately, in Access, the drop-down list is the only type of control that uses auto-fill, unless you want to use a text box and code (there's an example of that in the developer's handbook, but it's complicated).

No matter how big your list is, if you sort the underlying query alphabetically on company name, it will still autofill, and you can even build a not-in-list response to add new customers...

Make sure the auto-expand property of the drop-down (or combo) control is set to Yes, and you'll see that you never even have to drop down the list...
 

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I have Windows XP on my computer, but still am using Outlook 2000.
Messages come in automatically at regular intervals, but when I send an email, I must click on the "SEND/RECEIVE" button, or it will sit there until I do! It doesn't send even when a new message is coming in.

What can I do to fix this?
 

A:Outlook 2000 auto-receives, but does not auto-send

Hi Indy and welcome to the forums,

I have no experience with Outlook 2000 unfortunately but I would assume you have a setting turned off - something along the lines of 'Send e-mails automatically'.

I think it would be in Tools > Options? I suggest just hunting around in there and checking various settings

Hope this helps,
Adam
 

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Does anyone know how to completely turn off auto capitalizing and auto correct in WPS Office?
I need the text to stay the way I type it, I don't want it to be "corrected".

p.s. I saw the options "Change Case", but when I choose "Sentence Case", the program returns to "Toggle Case" by default for some reason; also, tools>options>edit>auto correct doesn't contain/list all the changes that this program actually makes to the document, so I cannot uncheck them there...

THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR THE HELP!
 

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Hi Guys,<o:p></o:p>
Good Evening !!<o:p></o:p>
Here is the thing on which I need ideas and help from you guys.<o:p></o:p>
Presently we are in that phase where we are migrating all the machines from Windows 7 to Windows 10.<o:p></o:p>
For this we are using windows 10 dashboard to approve the assets which are ready to migrate from 7 to 10 and presently we are doing it manually by going to dashboard
site and then we have few options to enter the asset tag and then edit it and check the approved option and update so that the asset will be ready for the migration.<o:p></o:p>
And now comes my requirement.<o:p></o:p>
I want to automate this process using power-shell script every time when we get some request to approve one asset i want to write a script so that it will reduce the
manual intervention and also reduce the time to approve the assets.

<o:p style="">I already wrote two line script like example by using invoke-webrequest
command we can access the dashboard. from their on wards i am unable to move further like how to define new objects and all. </o:p>
Please do help me in this how to proceed or any ideas how to do this to approach our  requirement.<o:p></o:p>
Thanks in Advance :) <o:p></o:p>

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Hello, How can i downgrade a laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 7?  It was automatically upgraded to Windows 10 and runs too slowly.  Microsoft will not let me download image, instead they direct me to Lenovo.  I called the Lenovo number listed in one of the posts on here, but after giving the rep my serial number, they told me to call Thinkpad support.  I thought I would check here before continuing to run around.  Thanks 

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