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Windows - Trackpad not working properly in Windows Vista x64 on the MBP

Q: Windows - Trackpad not working properly in Windows Vista x64 on the MBP

Having some issues with the trackpad working correctly on the MBP - installed Leopard (not sure if it installed fine as I had some errors doing it) and now the trackpad on the MBP is not allowing me to ever right click - or do two finger scrolling?

Am I missing a driver for this? If so does anyone know the name of the driver that will allow the trackpad to function correctly?



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Preferred Solution: Windows - Trackpad not working properly in Windows Vista x64 on the MBP

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


what software can I use to make sure all the files that Windows Vista Home premium needs to function properly are there and if they are not, software that can fix that problem.

is this the same as a registry checker?

im having some problems with the laptop just freezing randomly, I had uninstalled a whole lot of software, im wondering if some important file was uninstalled. or, if the file just wasn't there to begin with.


A:is windows vista working properly ..

can anyone tell me if there is a software that can do this?

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Hi, the tap feature on the touchpad of my laptop isn't working, rather than opening a tab or file it will drag it instead. Can anyone help please?

A:Trackpad tap not working properly.

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Hi Friends,

Iam using Windows Vista Business 32 bit OS.
I have a application that's developed using VB6 and i have installed it on Vista.
After the application is installed on the system, it creates some shortcuts
in start menu---programs

when i click on this shortcut.... it says the programs has stopped working...
windows is coolecting more information about the problem and then it gives another message box which gives the option of View Details and if i click on this it displays some txt files in the temp folder
WEREC0E.tmp.appcompat.txt and WERFB22.tmp.mdmp.. now iam not able to understand anything by looking at the file contents.

if i run the same shortcut that's present in the folder where it's created it runs fine without any errors.....

If somebody can help me on this...
Thanks in advance

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We've had a Thinkpad T530 for several years.  About a year ago, the trackpad's left button began acting like a right click instead of the left click it should be and always had been.  The right button still acts as a right click.  The left trackpoint button works fine as a left click, and I can still tap the trackpad to get a left click, but I'd still like the left trackpad button to work properly. Recently, the hard drive went bad, so I installed a new ssd and a fresh copy of Windows 10.  I was hoping that would fix the trackpad button issue, but it did not.  Today, I installed the ultranav driver, but that did not fix the issue, either. Any additional ideas?

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Hello. I have an issue with T460s Trackpad.Now I am using the t460s with minimizing the trackpad palm threshold.The driver version for trackpad pad is, and the bios version is 1.28. To check where the problem comes from, I swap the trackpad with x1 caron 3rd.x1 carbon 3rd works fine with the t460s trackpad.T460s shows the same problem. (even though it uses x1 carbon 3rd trackpad) I tried to roll back the bios; however, I was not able to roll back the bios below 1.27 version.With bios version 1.27, it shows the same problem Does anyone have the same issue with me, and solve the problem??  Thank you

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I bought the lenovo thinkpad T460s recently about 1 month back.  Laptop is good except trackpad.  Somehow my trackpad is not working properly, when i want to move the cursor i am having really hard time.  can you please someone let me know the issue?

A:Lenovo T460s Trackpad not working properly

Can you give a description of how it acts?

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The Trackpad is unusable on my Thinkpad Yoga 260. When I try to use it it doesn't respond most of the time. Strangly though when I use the very tip of my finger it does work. To me that sounds like the palm rejection is too harsh. Also the scrolling gesture doesn't work if I place my fingers vertically. It does work if I place them horizontally). The Trackpad is from Elantech. I tried changing the driver settings, re-installing it and nothing helped. The problem with the Trackpoint is that when I try to scroll vertically using the middle button the scrolling symbol often first shows up horizontally and I need to press the trackpoint hard to get it to scroll. This all on Windows 10. I am thinking that this is all a driver issue because I tried out Ubuntu and there it works without problems also uninstalling the driver gets the Touchpad to work but the gestures don't work then. But if this is a driver issue shouldn't everyone have this problem?

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The Trackpad is unusable on my Thinkpad Yoga 260. When I try to use it it doesn't respond most of the time. Strangly though when I use the very tip of my finger it does work. To me that sounds like the palm rejection is too harsh. Also the scrolling gesture doesn't work if I place my fingers vertically. It does work if I place them horizontally). The Trackpad is from Elantech. I tried changing the driver settings, re-installing it and nothing helped. The problem with the Trackpoint is that when I try to scroll vertically using the middle button the scrolling symbol often first shows up horizontally and I need to press the trackpoint hard to get it to scroll. This all on Windows 10. I am thinking that this is all a driver issue because I tried out Ubuntu and there it works without problems also uninstalling the driver gets the Touchpad to work but the gestures don't work then. But if this is a driver issue shouldn't everyone have this problem?

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I just recently bought the lenovo 910 ultrabook from best buy and ive knowticed that that trackpad works when it wants to, ive tried updateing drivers through windows. but when i look on leneovo support i cannot find the specific drive for the track pad if anyone could help direct me to it

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I installed Windows 10 and the touchpad is not working and I tried to install two different drivers (one from Lenovo site and one from Synaptics) and when I try to install, they both say that the touchpad doesn't even exist.  So it's not installing the driver and I'm having to use external mouse for now. Is anyone else having this problem and what is a solution?  Thank you.


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A:S21e-20 trackpad stops working after installing Windows 10

I have the same issue and so far, I could not find any work around either.

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My Aspire M5-481PT laptop was working fine for months with Windows 10, then suddently the trackpad stopped working after an automatic update. I was able to install the most recent Synaptic Windows 10 driver, and after a few hours of farting around got the trackpad to work again, but the two finger scrolled still doesn't work...it doesn't show up as an option in the Synaptic settings (see screenshot):Has anyone come up with a fix for this?   This seems to be a common issue with Windows 10 and the new automatic driver updating which is impossible to turn off.  Come on Microsoft / Acer, how could a critical piece of hardware like this stop working?!  Let's do some better testing before rolling out updates....every time I waste hours to getting my computer to work with little support from the manufacturers, I am a one step closer to buying an Apple machine next time. Thanks for your help,Allen

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So recently my Windows 7 laptop went all wack and crushed into it's self so i went and pulled out one of my old laptops and booted it up to see if it still worked it is currently a Windows Visa and i plan to change the system soon, anyways i started it up and everything ran smoothly till i got to my login screen and the keyboard/ mouse pad dont work so i decided to plug a USB connect keyboard and mouse in and those dont seem to be working either i havent used this laptop for a good 2 years almost now and im not entirely sure whats going on even when i try to restore it i cant click on restore in order to do so, any suggestions of any sort would be a great help to me either that or im going to have to take it in to be repaired and i just recently replace the hard drive in my laptop that crushed into it's self.. so i wont be exactly thrilled if i have to pay for it to be repaired.

Computer: Toshiba Satellite L350 - Laptop
System: Windows Visa Home Edition

Thanks: Natasha

PS: yes i just noticed the spelling mistakes in the title but its an odd computer im currently using so not entirely use to it yet (its a loner from a friend)

A:Windows Vista Toshiba keyboard/trackpad problems

Laptop keyboard issues?

Hi, Could be one or more problems here, but for a simple test, if the laptop has more than one USB connector, try each of them, with the extra keyboard, as it's possible the first one you tried isn't working. I have the same problem with an old HP, two out of three don't work.
Try just the keyboard plugged in, not a USB mouse at the same time.
If you get no response from the keyboard in any of the USB sockets, then it's most likely that the Windows software is not 'seeing' the keyboard.
When you first power on the laptop, do you see the white text on black background, such as 'Windows Vista' etc, then it goes to the Vista login screen ?
If your laptop is the type where it has the same Windows on as it had when new, then you may be able to do a 'Factory restore', but if the keyboards won't work, then it won't be so simple.
If it was mine, I would try a Linux CD in the DVD drive, and see if it works using that instead of Windows. That would prove if the hard drive is ok, and if the keyboard works (or not.)
If you don't have Linux CD, and you don't mind spending 5.99, you get them included with magazines such as 'Linux User'. If that does work, then you can save any files, mp3, videos, etc on the hard drive, off to a USB flash stick or external USB hard drive.
(It's not difficult, you just put the Linux disc in the drive and re boot the laptop, it will do... Read more

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I have removed the original Win10 and reinstalled from scratch Win8.1 Pro on my Dell xps 13 9350. I have downloaded all the possible drivers from the official "Dell driver download" page and run them all in the order suggested. Also the BIOS is updated. However, there are still several devices not recognized: 1. There is no Win8.1 driver for the trackpad. The one of Win10 is not compatible with Win8.1, so the trackpad is currently recognized in the device manager as PS/2-compatible. Moral: the scroll function does NOT work!! 2. Under "other devices" I get two "PCI data acquisition and signal processing controller" icons and one "unknown device" flagging "there are no compatible drivers for this device" 3. After installing the latest drivers (February updates -not sure which one in particular created the problem) I now get also under "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" and icon with "Standard SATA AHCI Controller" flagging "this device cannot start. (Code 10)" While I can live with 2. and 3., the issue 1. with the trackpad is VERY annoying, and it would be great if Dell would provide a driver for it (btw., this model is now more than 3 months on the market). PS: the February update seems has fixed part of the problems with the WiFi and with mouse. I could solve them temporarily in January by installing other drivers of another model (Dell xps 15 9550), in particular these two: Communications_Driver_G1... Read more

A:Dell xps 13 9350 downgrade windows 8.1, trackpad not working and other issues.

Hope this helps for items 1 and 2, not sure about item 3...
For item 1, have you tried using the Windows 7 touchpad driver?  Download link below.  When you run the downloaded Dell Update Package, choose Extract (not Install), and create a folder to extract the files.  Then right click Setup.exe, choose Properties, then click the Compatibility tab, and then check the Compatibility box and choose Windows 7.  This should allow the driver to install successfully.
For item 2, you'll need to install the Serial I/O driver, which isn't listed for Windows 8.1, but you can find it in the Dell Driver Pack for Windows 8.1, link below also.  You'll need something like 7zip to extract the CAB file, but you'll find the driver buried in there.  Once you have the driver pack extracted to a folder, you can go into Device Manager, then right click the PCI Data Acquisition device, then choose Update Driver. Then choose Browse, and point it to the extracted folder and make sure include subfolders is checked.  The driver should then install.
Windows 7 Touchpad driver:

Windows 8.1 Driver Pack:
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=DRW70&fileId=3491046975&osCode=WB64A&productCode=xps-13-9350-laptop&languageCod... Read more

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Restored my U300S to factory defaults, everything was working then out of the blue it stopped working.  A check of the Device manger doesnt show it at all.  Went to the site downloaded the correct driver install pack (TouchPad Driver (Synaptics, Cypress)).  when it runs through the setup it states  "Cannot find cypress track pad" and aborts. Any help appreciated. Thanks  

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Looking at a Satellite A350 which was recently upgraded to Windows 10. Since doing so the trackpad, webcam, microphone no longer work.
Has anyone managed to get theirs working successfully with Windows 10? Any suggestions on which drivers to use?


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Model : Toshiba R30-A-1CQ / PT343 Windows 8.1
Problem developed that intermittently touchpad would fail to register button presses. - Seemed intermittent. Rebooting machine solved problem for a while.

Updated to Windows 10 via Microsoft Windows Update - problem still occurs.

Further problem examination shows that the button functionality stops working after the laptop is resumed from sleep. - Can now reproduce this 100%. Windows needs to be restarted for touchpad button functionality to be restored.

All Windows updates applied. Touchpad is using Alps driver Ver 10.100.303.105.

Is there a later/earlier touchpad driver which will resolve this problem?


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I have purchase Licensel Windows 8.1 pro. now this upgrade in windows 10.   now my Cute FTP 8.3 professional properly not working

cute FTP 8.3 professional 

file shows transferring and it shows 100% complete. But it does not it starts again  downloading is fine.

Please solve my this issue

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I've just bought a Samsung R580 and the built-in webcam is working fine on skype and everything else except for msn messenger. When I connect on video chat with someone, I can see myself but they can't see me and I can not see them, checked my firewall settings- using Mcafee and windows live messenger has full access. I also tried it with my Logitech Quickcam, downloaded softwares too... same thing, I can see myself - webcam is working but people can't see me and I can't see them. Funny thing is it worked once briefly.

And on another chat platform, video is connecting fine but unable to connect to server. It occasionally connects briefly then logs off in 2 minutes.

A:Windows 7- webcam not working properly on windows live messenger

OK after spending hours trying to fix it- webcam on windows live messenger, was falling asleep and it dawned on me found the webcam in device manager, uninstalled the drivers for built-in cam then restarted the system, they got reinstalled automatically and now it is working fine!

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Hello to all,im new member of this community,
and i would love to know how can i fix that problem,
Ive been facing this about months now,

Im using Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit

Im trying to install some games,and i cant install them

My monitor +Mouse freezing for couple minutes and after the stop,i can install them,im so tired of waiting so many hours,But when i download movies that doesnt seem to show up

I checked Sfc /scannow
With Cmd=command prompt
and found out this :CBS.LOG is corrupted.

I Do not know what CBS.LOG Is.

Please help me,i would be greatfull.

Unfortunetaly,i have no money to pay longer for this to fix,
I Gave long time ago about 3 times my motherboard to repair
I did chckdsk even in safe mode is lagging,i dont know what should i do,Yesterday i install some windows updates and i got a brand new problem isnt only that i got not responding but now i also have freeze lag mouse +keyboard not working no reaction....and i dont even use wireless for both ....I would love people to give me some instuctions....and how i can possible solve this ,i got this 6 months now....


Yesterday,i went to device manager and i was trying to update my mouse
and accidently instead of click on update i click on my mouse usb port disabled,and now i make most of my usb port trash,and i dont think i cant solve it not without help,i trying fixing this myself,I watch people over youtube But nothing seems to worked.I can only u... Read more

A:Windows Stop Responding Windows Not Working Properly

Hello and welcome Michael mate two things to try up front
1. A system restore and
2. a chkdsk
both in safe mode if you can get into it.

System Restore
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < use the /f option in Option 2 ifnecessary plus the /r switch again if necessary

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I purchase this procuct on 12 July, 2016 from flipcart. now in PC windows 10 not working properly, start menu not working, some facility disappdear, USB  socket not working

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i purchase this product on 12 July, 2015. Now in PC, windows 10 not working properly, start menu not working, USB  socket not working

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I am running Windows XP Home v2002 SP2

My IE will not open, it just flashes and closes. I have tried running with no add-ons, repairing, reinstalling, and installing newer version, all with the same results.
My WMP is not able to be updated, attempts to update and freezes. Also unable to install newer version successfully.
As of a while ago, my Notepad application seemed to just disappear.
When Windows updates it always seems to hang up before completing, and is also running increasingly more sluggish. Some Windows applications, like System Info among others, will not open.

I have run all sorts of virus/spyware scans and have found traces of Virtumonde and Smitfraud on my system. I have also had the Windows Security Antivirus - 2009 prompt pop on me a while back.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, I have tried to research what I can for so long I have forgotten where I am at in all this.


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Here's the problem:
Kind of hard to understand but bear with me, I log into Windows using my user account "Owner", it appeared at first that the data was gone.  However upon closer inspection I notice that it's logging into Windows and then using a folder called "Temp" where it's libraries are by default, but all of the data for the account is stored in the folder called "Temp" I'm not sure why this is, it wasn't like that on Friday.
Login option - "Owner"
Users directory - "Owner", "Temp"
Data stored - "Owner"
Library used - "Temp"
I'm hoping you guys are understanding what I'm meaning, it's difficult to explain. 

A:Windows log on not working properly!!

 This sounds like a corrupt user ID.  I'd create another ID with admin authority, sign on with the new ID, then copy the files from the old ID to the new one.
Good luck.

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On the surface, my laptop seems to be working okay, but when it comes down to certain issues you can tell there is some kind of issue going on. First indicator, I downloaded an app called Riverpoint Writer which works through Microsoft Word. The way the program works is it sets everything up in an APA writing format, and when opened is supposed to immediately bring up a prompt for the title of the paper, author, etc. However, when used on this device all it brings up is a blank Word document as if you just opened Word. Another issue is when I download a zipped or compressed file, it doesn't treat it as such. I can open the file with absolutely no issue. Which would normally be okay, but when it is  a music file, I can listen to the files individually on a music player, but cannot transfer them over completely to the music player. There is something very obviously wrong with the set up. I've tried talking to support from both Microsoft and HP, both have told me it was an issue with a program I've downloaded and I needed to pay for a service to get it fixed, but that has not worked. I've kept up on all the updates, I've removed and redownloaded software, and nothing seems to be helping. 

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Last night i hit the keyboard part of my compaq presario C765EM laptop, it froze sometime after that. Then on start up i got the immediate message "Windows Error Recovery". Underneath it said, Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. Theres more words and suggests trying either, "Launch startup repair (recommended)" or "Start Windows normally".

When i clicked the first one, a box appears with "system recovery options", i click next and a different box appears, there were no operating systems to choose from in the box window so i had the choice at the bottom of the box to click "load drivers" or click "next".

When i clicked load drivers, it took me to the "system 32" folder via Windows/Boot (X:)/Computer. From system 32 i clicked most of the folders in it, nothing happened.

If i clicked "next", i got another box called "system recovery options", the first link is "start repair", after clicking this, the dianosis details say the system volume on disk iscorrupt, but then says file system repair completed successfully.

Now when i switch the pc on i get an initial message to run 3 different safe modes or start up normally, the 3 safe modes freeze when it gets to the desktop. Normal start up freezes except, when i click start or IE nothing happens, except the arrow turns into a circle like its trying to search. The in... Read more

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Ive just tried to back up everything and i got an error message saying no drive available! please insert a USB drive.

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Installed Windows 7 on a new build-ssd. Windows loaded and worked properly, and was able to access anything I tried to.

Installed driver for graphics card. After restart, windows shows desktop background. No icons and unable to open start menu from windows key. I am able to right click and open SOME things that way, but others will NOT open. I was able to delete drivers in safe mode, then windows worked fine again.

Now, I've installed the mobo driver and the graphics card driver. I am having the same problem.

I have run a memory check and hard drive check. I have also made sure the icons are suppose to be displayed. I have installed all windows updates.

Any ideas on what to try next?

corsair ax750 psu
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**Also, just checked and our windows activation says Status: not available, Product ID: not available. And this is still in safe mode. (I am using a different computer)

***While NOT in safe mode, we went to try to activate it, it says 3 days until activation, and then clicked on activate now, but it does nothing (part of our limitations we are experiencing)

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We booted in the base video boot, which did allow windows to work properly (screen distorted though). It does say windows is activated.

What does this mean when it works in this boot, but not normal startup? Is there something we need to be looking for? Changing?

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I'm using windows 7 ultimate version 6.1 ,wen i start my computer it logon but after nothing is displayed, only blank screen is displayed. but i can operate the system via task manager, for ex:to open the logical drive i wil press ctrl+alt+del ->taskmanager->new task->run->e: ,then my logical drive opens . my explorer.exe process is not responding ie it is not working properly ,wen this problem occurs first i just reinstalled my os , but this problem occurs frequently so anyone give me a solution to solve this problem.

A:My Windows Explorer is not working properly

Hi jelintaric,

Some questions:How long have you left it after boot? Please wait 20 minutes and see if explorer loads. This will tell me if the process is locked or if something is just slowing it down. i.e. I want to see if the problem is explorer or another influence.
Are there any on screen error messages saying that explorer has failed to load (or anything else suspect)?
Is there anything in the Windows event logs to suggest what might be tying up or killing the EXPLORER process? (especially disk errors)

Some general maintenance to find problems and speed up your system:Run a Checkdisk on all drives
Ensure that you have set up defragmentation.
Check for windows files integrity by running SFC /SCANNOW from an elevated command prompt

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hi, pl help me to solve the following problem

when i go to start > run and type cmd.exe I see the window come up and goes away with in second. i try to solve this problem by kill.exe available on internet but not able to solve it properly. i think some files are remain to delete with kill.exe

i have just install one handycam usb drivers on the computer after that i am facing this problem.


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My Windows 7 desktop has for several months not update normally. I have made some effort, malwarebytes, etc., but the problem persists. I have set updates to be automatic, but i am presented with a notification icon in the tray to update. I follow the request to  update and boot  but nothing seems to happen, and the icon in the tray and request to update never goes away. Each time i click on the icon i go to "Check for updates"  I request and need expert help to find the problem and correct it. I follow instructions to the letter. 
Thank you,
John MacInnis

A:Windows 7 update is not working properly

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Ant... Read more

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Lately I have a problem with the internet :/ :the pages I try to open are very slow, sometimes I get a blank page (no matter how much I wait) or in the upper left corner appears this : ''https://apiluckyleapnet-a.akamaihd.net/gsrs?is=cbslugp7&bp=BAS&g=52b39c89-a2d0-48f3-827d-a2375fefea83''. Or it appears: SSL Error / The webpage isn't available.. I tried using other browser (IE) but it still works very slow, and I can't download Firefox because it is too slow, I also reinstalled Chrome. Any suggestions? And could you explain as best as possible (I am not exactly an expert when it comes to computers ). Have a good day!

A:Internet isn't working properly on windows 8.1

Welcome to Windows EightForums, Cobalt06.

What internet service provider and type are you using?

Have you ran a full antivirus scan?

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Windows installer gives me the following message..How do I fix the problem?

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 Security Update for Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP x86 (KB979909)
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Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update for .NET versions 2.0 through 3.5 (KB951847) x86
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 Security Update for Windows 2000 and Windows XP (KB979906)

A:windows update is not working properly

try downl;oading direct, save to desktop and attempt install that way


if that does not work clean up using this

then try again

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I had to do a clean reinstall of Windows 7 Ultimate and now when the welcome screen pops up I get an error stating Invalid Username or password. The only option I have is Okay. When I click okay it then pops up with my username account, not the Admin and I can key in a password and start windows. My account has admin privileges so that's not an issue but that extra step to get to my account is annoying.
Any suggestions???

A:Windows 7 logon not working properly

during the windows setup did you enter in any admin username's or passwords? I'm not sure if 7 asks you but i know that XP did during setup. Just a thought

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I recently did the update they windows 7 prompted me to do and now nothing seems to be working properly.
- gadgets not loading ( blue square with !)
- Skype not working, tried uninstalling, reinstalling,etc
-Internet explorer problems
- can not get to my email through my desktop and when I use Mozilla it won't let me update to the newest version.
-computer running slow
- cannot open some programs
Any helpful advice would be appreciated
Thank you!

A:Windows 7 update- now nothing is working properly

How did "they" prompt you to do this update? Is it the normal way that you receive all your updates?

Have you tried System Restore? Uninstalling the update?

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I am coming to Windows 7 from Vista 64bit Ultimate. On Vista I was able to get aero enabled and my system scored a 4.7 on the winsat tests. When I did a clean install and went to Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, my aero doesn't want to initiate. I also cannot complete my winsat test because when it gets to hard disk it says could not measure storage performance.

I put in the latest drivers form nvidia's website and I got aero for a few seconds at start up only for it to change back to basic. I have tried forcing aero with those registry edits. I have also tried the troubleshooting transparency and aero effects and it gives me aero for a sec then goes back to basic. The problem it lists is the Desktop Windows Manager to be disabled. I have tried stopping and restarting the Desktop Windows Manager but it only does the same thing as the troubleshooter. I have also tried putting it to high performance in power options and setting it to best visuals but no dice.

My system:
XPS 200 w/ pentium D 2.8ghz with an upgraded 9500GT and 2GB RAM

This was just cleanly installed so application compatibility problems is not likely. I have done all windows updates.

I already have the latest Windows 7 driver installed from Nvidia's website. Themes and DWM Session Manager are both running and are set to automatic.

I created a test account and the same thing happens.

Here is the winsat log:

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A:9500GT not working properly in Windows 7?

Welcome to 7 Forum!
Try completely removing the Nvidia drivers and reboot and let it install the default drivers and see if that works.
Also, though maybe unrelated to your current problem, Win 7 64 bit works best with at least 4GB of ram.

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I tried to search the forums for this because I know it's not new but I couldn't find it.

I am getting a pop up window that says

"Windows Explorer is not working properly"

then it says its searching to fix the problem then it resets the desktop. I tried to do a System Restore before this started but the outcome is

System restore was not successfull and that it encountered an error. I tried this at several different dates.

When I went directly to my System32 file I found the following



When I tried to delete these files, it says that a program is using it and to stop the program.

I also tried Spybot to remove any viruses but nothing came up.

I also have Norton and scanned numerous times but nothing.

So now, this window pops up every other day or so but I know its still there screwing with my computer.

Can anyone help with this? Or show me where there might a thread already on this site. Thanks so much for your help.

A:Windows Explorer is not working properly

Turn off Norton Anti Virus and then do a system restore. Then turn Norton back on. This is a known problem with NAV.

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Hi every one i'm trying to install driver of my card wifi , but does not work , i wanna know how to fix this . "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers ....".ibn spite of that i downloading     drivers From web site 


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A:This device is not working properly because Windows cannot l...

Hi: Right click on the problem wireless network adapter and select uninstall. Check the uninstall driver box, reboot the PC and try this driver version instead. Rev.A (30 Sep 2015) This package contains Broadcom Wireless LAN driver and is required to enable the integrated Broadcom Wireless LAN adapter in supported notebook models running a supported operating system. This package also contains the Broadcom Wireless Utility application and IHV Extensions that add support for Cisco Compatible Extensions. ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp73001-73500/sp73093.exe

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I recently installed Windows 7 on my computer, Dell Vostro 1400. Now the HIQ recorder (roemersoftware) and skype do not work properly.
The recorder records all sounds: from the mp3 file and from the microphone. When I mute the microphone the recorder software tells me i do not have a sound card.
Any clue how to get this fixed.
Skype: I can see the partner and the partner can hear me. But I cannot hear my partner. Skype or Windows problem?
Can someoen offer help?

A:HIQ Recorder on Windows 7 not properly working

Dell ONLY supports Vista 32 bit on this model, however in most cases the Vista drivers all work in Windows 7 (as long as you have Windows 7 32 bit).

On a new install the correct and required install sequence on a Dell is (1) Install OS (2) Install Dell Laptop Support Software (on applicable models) (3) Install motherboard chipset drivers (4) Install Device Drivers including sound, video, ethernet, etc.

The motherbord chipset drivers are key to a successful install and there are two chipset drivers listed on the Dell downloads - and Intel and a Ricoh. One of the main things the chipset drivers do is define (identify) all the devices on the motherboard. If you skipped the chipset drivers, install them and then the sound and anything else that is missing.

Here is the Dell driver downloads for your PC Drivers & Downloads=

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I'm having trouble with Windows search.

Neither the start screen nor the search feature within Explorer will return any results if the files I want to look for are on my secondary HDD. This is a bit of a problem as all of my documents, pictures, videos, downloads etc are on this secondary drive.

I can even go into the documents library and search using Explorer, and it still won't find anything that I search for.

Any suggestions? Everything is indexed and the indexing is complete.

A:Windows 8 search is not working properly.

Originally Posted by WindowsUser

I'm having trouble with Windows search.

Neither the start screen nor the search feature within Explorer will return any results if the files I want to look for are on my secondary HDD. This is a bit of a problem as all of my documents, pictures, videos, downloads etc are on this secondary drive.

I can even go into the documents library and search using Explorer, and it still won't find anything that I search for.

Any suggestions? Everything is indexed and the indexing is complete.

Hello there!

Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Troubleshooting\System and Security and select "Search and Indexing" let it fix it for you.

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Geek Squad replaced HD under warranty, on getting system home first time I started computer I got a blue screen telling me A process or thread crucial to system op unexpectly exited or been terminated. Physical memory dump failed with status:0xC00001855. I started computer again and windows loaded but been having trouble with system slow, running programs, loading, internet. I have run Hijack Log and attached below, can anyone help please
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 8156 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset, 9 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 874826 MB; J: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 86654 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0K83V0
Antivirus: PC Cleaners, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:44:17 PM, on 12/8/2011
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe
C:\Program Files\HTC\ModeSelection\VMMModeSelection.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!\Companion\att\ToolbarSvr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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I'm using windows 10 in my HP 14-n001TX laptop. Yesterday I installed Java to my laptop in order to do an assignment which java must needed. After working few minutes I turned off the laptop. The next time I turned on laptop its taskbar didn't work. Though I clicked the battery,notification,volume,and calender icons in the taskbar none of them gave me the details.Even search box and start icon didn't work. When I click the start icon, the error message appears on the display saying "Critical error, Your start menu isn't working.We'll try to fix it the next time you sign in". And Asked me to "Sign out now". Therefore I tried to call a system restore point which I created earlier.But it also didn't work.When I call a restore point, itbegan to restore the laptop but it didn't complete.When windows has reloaded, the error message appears on the screen and say "System restore failed while scanning the file system on the drive C:\ The drive might be corrupt.You might want to retry System Restore after running chkdsk /R on this disk." Still taskbar isn't working. But I can work on the other applications. But there also have errors. As well as Groove Music and windows 10 default photos app cannot be found in the laptop. Even Music and photos aren't opened by above applications.   What's the solution for this problem? (I have attached photos of those 2 error messages)        

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Hi, I am making batch file program which monitors computer tasklist, openfiles and system variables every x minutes.

This is my scheduled bat file, ks1.bat, which outputs openfiles to txt file:

@echo off
cd results
md %date%
cd %date%
echo Computer detective is running...
echo Copying active files list...
openfiles > Active_Files_List.txt
echo Task completed. Detective closes...
ping -n 3 >nul
This is line in main batch which shedules to run this file:

cd ComputerDetective
cd Tasks
schtasks /create /sc minute /mo %minutes% /tn "Computer detective" /tr ks1.bat
Problem is when ks1.bat is scheduled to run from main program, I see only ks1 cmd window splash and no commands are done. I also tried to schedule ks1 from desktop including full path, but then I get two lines which say The system cannot find the path specified and file or directory already exists.

Please help me to solve this problem. Sorry for my bad english if it's so, I am from Lithuania. Thank you in advance.

A:Schtasks not working properly, Windows 7

What is %minutes% set to?

I think you need to specify the full path to ks1.bat.

/tr "c:\users\********\ks1.bat"

Also, openfiles requires one or more parameters, something like this works for me:

openfiles /query /s \\computername /v

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Hello To all the L33Ts

I have the same thing but it doesn't do exactly what happens to Darknlight69. Ever since I installed a cheaper than average Adobe Photoshop Cs2 I got from some obvious pirates at *** Got a new box and shrinkwrapped and everything. I didn't look at the time but now I look and the disk is all scratched like its been around the block. So I started getting these one inch windows that are blank with an okay button on the bottom. These also show up in my task bar with an AOL icon until I x out of them.

They happen when I open windows or software. It's kind of random.
I have to close them 3 times for them to go away. My Firefox runs lousy and no new software will install I get messages saying the exe is corrupt when I try to load new software. AOL runs really weird. Anything I try to open like my mail which is all I use AOL for, it puts those three little windows up one at a time and I have to close each one then my mail will open. Enough to make you think your hair is on fire.

I have McAffee. Registry mechanic, Spyware Doctor. Nothing picked it up.
I tried running Kaspersky antivirus 7 demo and it didn't pick it up because after 14 hours it was only 17% complete and I need to use my pyooter. I bought SuperAntiSpyware and it says it is corrupted.

Spyemergency and Spysweeper I got the demos and they won't load.

I have a Dell Dimension running Vista Home, my cable ISP is roadrunner central florida.

I'm hoppin mad HELP.

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A:Windows Explorer is not working properly

Hi Dave, welcome to TSF..

I moved your post to its own thread.

It seems likely that there may have been some nasties bundled onto that disc you bought.

The first thing I want you to do is uninstall Kaspersky and any other security programs which are not working properly as these will just be slowing your system down as well as create more serious security issues.

Don't worry about those files you mentioned, they're perfectly safe..they cannot be deleted as they are locked by various Windows processes.

Please read through this thread as it explains the '5 Step Process' to take before posting some log files for our analysts to look at for you. You may not be able to complete some steps due to the problems you're but just do what you can and when you post a new thread here, include as much information as possible on the nature of the problems and any other relevant information such as details of any problems experienced when following the steps.

Any probs, please let us know.

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I like to close some remote IPs and my client can't connect to them, I did below steps but can't work. In "Protocols and Ports" I selected "any":

Did I any wrong step?

Thank you.

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Hello folks! I've recently began to do maintenance on my PC, and I've found out there's an error on my main disk (C:) I ran CheckDisk on it, and when it reboot, the checking only lasted several seconds. I then go back to the Tools section on the drive again to check and see if the program had done it's job, I was saddened to see it had done absolutely nothing. Every time I go back to check it, it keeps saying there's an error with the drive, and after several attempts at redoing this process, it still has done nothing to fix it apparently. I've also noticed that the Disk Defragmenter doesn't even recognize the C: drive, but it's still usable to the Windows Explorer. Is there anything I can do to fix this issue without reinstalling Windows?

A:Windows 8.1 CheckDisk Not Working Properly

What chkdsk command did you run?

Did you run the command with Adm. Command Prompt?

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