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Q: ghostery plug-in

for some unknown reason,ghostery has stopped workin for IE...says it is workin in 'manage add ons'..tried to re install with no luck....even ad-block ultimate quit...i use w7...i can't use IE without ghostery...malware??

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Preferred Solution: ghostery plug-in

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8086 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R7 200 Series, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 83906 MB, Free - 27094 MB; D: Total - 1907599 MB, Free - 1331113 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., H81M-DS2
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

What exactly does this prog do? Is it safe & do I need it?
Thanks in advanc
 

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Just to keep A off my back.  IN MY OPINION,  I just ran my bi-weekly JRT and it does not like Ghostery ... and removed it from registry (see below).

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Junkware Removal Tool (JRT) by Thisisu
Version: 6.8.4 (05.29.2015:1)
OS: Windows 7 Professional x64
Ran by Article_86 on Tue 08/25/2015 at 21:33:29.22
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~~~ Services

~~~ Tasks

~~~ Registry Values

~~~ Registry Keys
Successfully deleted: [Registry Key] HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{6BF739DD-3323-4C6A-975B-C7E00A50B154}

Successfully deleted: [Registry Key] HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{6BF739DD-3323-4C6A-975B-C7E00A50B154}

Successfully deleted: [Registry Key]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{6BF739DD-3323-4C6A-975B-C7E00A50B154}

~~~ Files

~~~ Folders

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Scan was completed on Tue 08/25/2015 at 21:36:52.80
End of JRT log
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IMO, From what I've seen it (Ghostery) provided a useful purpose.  IMO, I was able to opt-out of sending them back information that they use to sell advertisers a rival program.  IMO, Now THAT is marketing! lol  (IMO, Don't take MY word for it, look into it).  IMO, Once JRT removed the registry entries I... Read more

A:JRT v.s. Ghostery

Hi,
Please download and use the latest version of JRT. Your version is almost 3 months old. Download it from here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/junkware-removal-tool/
Also, keep in mind that JRT is a one shot tool for removing junkwares from the machine.
Please donot duplicate your thread.

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I use chrome. i have the ABP
extension. does it make any
difference in the level of
privacy or page load time if i
choose to block 'web bugs' in
ghostery ? have u guys used
it? what r its pros and cons ?

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i install ghostery on IE ..for some unknown reason it keeps getting removed from browser.. about 6 times now!!

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I use chrome. i have the ABP extension. does it make any difference in the level of privacy or page load time if i choose to block 'web bugs' in ghostery ? have u guys used it? what r its pros and cons ?
 

A:is ghostery of any use?

Let's start with the background.

When you load a page, your browser downloads a HTML file which tells it what to display.
This file will contain all the text on the page, as well as some information ensuring it's formatted correctly.
However some files, including pictures, are loaded separately. So the browser sees the code text for an image in the HTML and it inserts the image from the specified site.
Web bugs are are invisible images or other files that are loaded from a different site.
When your browser goes to collect them, that site then knows what page you've been on. It can therefore track your movements across the web wherever you visit a site that has their bug.

I don't use ghostery myself, but if it does what it says, it would prevent those sites from tracking you through their web bugs. I don't think there would be any noticeable difference in page load times.
 

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I recently updated a friend's IE8 and installed the ad block plus and ghostery addons since he is constantly plagued with issues.
Since all of this, when he opens an attachment from a webmail site, there is no option to "open" the attachment, only to save. Wondering if this is some simple check box that I am missing?

Also, when he logs into the webmail, it opens in a new window, which is fine, but the new wind is actually smaller, by about .5 inches on the right and top, so its not full screen. Something minor, but I cannot see why a new window would not open full screen.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

JCGee

A:IE 8 - ADP & Ghostery

Was able to get 'some' files to open directly from the webmail client, such as PDFs. However, I cannot get HTM files to open. When i double click the HTM attachment, it states that the file needs to be saved first, then opened. This is with IE8 and Chrome as well. That being said, i AM able to right click on the file and 'open in new tab/window' without issue.

Makes no sense why I can right click and open but cannot double click?

Resolved the resizing issue just by having new pages open in a new tab instead of new window.

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Anyone else see this yet?
 
Upgraded itself on my system while I was in the middle of another response in another part of the forum tonight. 
 
Totally new look to the interface, the alert bubble is...different. 
 
Just an FYI.

A:Ghostery upgraded to 6.0

Just updated my firefox add-ons just now and have the ghostery.6

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Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
IE9 32 bit
 
HELP!! For some reason, I cannot disable the Ghostery add-on for IE9. This problem occurs for accounts with or without admin privileges, & also occurs even when I launch IE9 as Administrator. For all other add-ons, the 'disable' button in the 'Manage add-ons' dialog box works fine. But for Ghostery, the disable button is greyed out & does not allow me to access this button. Does not matter if I launch IE9 as Administrator, the problem still occurs.
 
Note that I do not want to uninstall Ghostery for IE. I tried that & then when I launched IE9 after the uninstall, the message "Ghostery is loading..." was displayed, nothing happened, & IE9 froze & was then unusable.
 
So how do I disable Ghostery for IE9 if the above will not work?
 
Thank you.
 

 

A:Cannot disable Ghostery add-on in IE9

I do not know anything about the program as I've never used it. If no one else is able to assist you, then I suggest you contact the vendor: Ghostery: Ask a Question

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Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
IE9 32 bit

HELP!! For some reason, I cannot disable the Ghostery add-on for IE9. This problem occurs for accounts with or without admin privileges, & also occurs even when I launch IE9 as Administrator. For all other add-ons, the 'disable' button in the 'Manage add-ons' dialog box works fine. But for Ghostery, the disable button is greyed out & does not allow me to access this button. Even right clicking on Ghostery does not work since the Disable option in the list is greyed out here also. And does not matter if I launch IE9 as Administrator, the problem still occurs.

Note that I do not want to uninstall Ghostery for IE. I tried that & then when I launched IE9 after the uninstall, the message "Ghostery is loading..." was displayed, nothing happened, & IE9 froze & was then unusable.

I tried reporting this problem via a problem report on the Ghostery site, but their on-line problem reporting mechanism is broken.

So how do I disable Ghostery for IE9 if the above will not work?

Thank you.

A:Cannot disable Ghostery add-on in IE9

You recieved an answer from the ghostery site that tells you that you cannot disable it.

https://getsatisfaction.com/ghostery..._add_on_in_ie9

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I'm using uBlock Origin, it's light and simple to use. I used in the past all of these adblocker and I think uBlock Origin is the Best. What is your favorite ad blocker? The light is more uBlock Origin also in your opinion?
 

A:uBlock Origin Vs Ghostery Vs ABP

I have mixed experience with uBlock O. Not all pages render properly. ABP works fine out of the box. Ghostery is not an ad blocker. You can use some of its features but basically obsolete if you are using an ad blocker already.

ABP is a bit heavier than uBlock O but then again, hardly noticeable unless you running 10+ tabs and have a mid end or low end system.

Ghostery I would just steer away from it, plain and simple, due to their policy (google it for more info).

Voted ABP based on 3 options above.
 

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Hi,
FF just updated to 43.0.1. I decided to check if Ghostery has been auto checking new trackers. When I clicked Options it opens a new window as per usual but the window is blank. It7 has the address in the address bar, Ghostery does not indicate it is blocking anything, and when I scroll over the noscript icon it offers four items; forbid resource:, blocked sites, options, about noscript 2.7
The first one does nothing, blocked sites just lists what is being blocked, Options opens the options settings and the last one the about info.

I suspect the problem is my noscript settings but I have no idea how to determine what it is exactly before I start changing things.

A:FF, NoScript, Ghostery conflict?

I personally find NoScript intrusive, however here's a good discussion of the options: https://forums.informaction.com/view...php?f=7&t=2110

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Hi,
FF just updated to 43.0.1. I decided to check if Ghostery has been auto checking new trackers. When I clicked Options it opens a new window as per usual but the window is blank. It7 has the address in the address bar, Ghostery does not indicate it is blocking anything, and when I scroll over the noscript icon it offers four items; forbid resource:, blocked sites, options, about noscript 2.7
The first one does nothing, blocked sites just lists what is being blocked, Options opens the options settings and the last one the about info.

I suspect the problem is my noscript settings but I have no idea how to determine what it is exactly before I start changing things.

A:FF, NoScript, Ghostery conflict?

I personally find NoScript intrusive, however here's a good discussion of the options: https://forums.informaction.com/view...php?f=7&t=2110

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I've just recently started using Ghostery, which is an Opera extension for blocking tracking bugs while browsing. It seems to be fine for most browsing, but when trying to make an eBay purchase, or when Mr. Rebates tries to hand me off to TigerDirect, I get a somewhat obscure alert saying that the content was blocked, and to use the details button to allow it, but when I use the details button, all I see is a blank window, which I think has an add button, however, I don't know what to add...the specific bug being blocked or the url of either Mr. Rebate or TigerDirect.

I can work around this by disabling Ghostery long enough to make the transaction, but that becomes rather tedious. Can someone either tell me how to add the right thing to the details window, or how to determine exactly which bug to enable? Since it has a list of 756 bugs, I really don't want to have to go through them one at a time.

A:Ghostery Blocking Content

Please somebody answer this thread..... I too have similar problem. When I click on the emails of ebay ghostery blocks the site from opening...

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how do I remove Ghostery from W10
 

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Every story I read on my msn.com feed shows an AdChoice ad at the bottom. When I search to remove it, it's run by Ghostery, How do I completely opt out and remove Ghostery and it's "cookies" from my HP Pavilion 15 laptop?

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It appears since putting ghostery on FF/SR Iron/Opera - I have problems with images rendering, getting broken links and what not.

not sure if this is a problem with ghostery or something else but it's consistent throughout the browsers

FF-6
SR IRon - 13
Opera - 11.5

A:ghostery extension - good or useless?

No issues with ghostery here, FF 7 b1.

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Windows 7 Home Premium, IE 9
I can install and load Ghostery 3.0.0 for IE 9 in an admin account without a problem.
But when I try to install and load Ghostery 3.0.0 for IE 9 in an account that does not have admin privileges, Ghostery installs (after supplying admin password), launches IE, and then appears to be stuck in an infinite loop. The message "Ghostery is loading" appears for several seconds within IE9, the Ghostery icon blinks, then this repeats again over and over. I tried uninstalling Ghostery from my machine, then just installing it in the user account - same results. Note that in the IE 9 Tools menu --> Manage add-ons window, ghostery does not appear.

How do I fix this?

A:Cannot load Ghostery in a 'user' account

Hi -To start with, I had not heard of this up to now, so I decided to follow it through .......You must first choose the browser that you wish to apply Ghostery to. I use Internet Explorer over 90% of the time, so this is the choice.The install was very simple, and the download extremely quick, with the reminder to disconnect from the internet while it installs.I only installed it on my basic account, because I do not run several accounts, since we just USE the computer and we have no secrets ! The install shows up in Control Panel > Programs and Features if I wish to remove it, and it also shows up in Windows Explorer in Programs.Now I have a Tiny icon on my top browser bar with a number on it, that i assume is the background items it is detecting -From what I have seen, you may as well just install MVP Hosts file (in this area) as I have and it blocks over 1,500 entries quietly.This program just shows the items being blocked with a line through the programs snooping but being blocked -http://getsatisfaction.com/ghostery < < A link to their forums if you wish to ask for specific details related to your problems -I will only leave this on for a day or 2 to see if there are problems or dramas to post back about later -Regards -

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Greets,
Just an FYI-For anyone using Ghostery, if yours updated to 6.3.0 recently, you may want to see if any preferences/blocking choices were put back to defaults-noticed it in mine today. 

A:Ghostery update resets preferences...

Hmmm. I got tired of fiddling with it so I just kept adding more.
 
Now I have Ghostery, Privacy Badger, Disconnect, NoScript, ABP... a regular little army of icons up there on the address bar.

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I have a handful of yahoo email accounts and this problem exists within them all.
My computer at work has Vista and my computer at home has W8 and this problem occurs with both desktops.
I use Mozilla Firefox primarily.
This issue ONLY exists in Yahoo mail. Hotmail and others work just fine.

First off...

When composing an email, I set the cursor in the address box, I can't type anything, nothing. No button on the keyboard will enter a character in any of those fields. This problem also occurs if I try and type in the 'Subject' box or in the email body. Nothing works.


Next...

When I try and close that tab, it does nothing. Clicking on the 'X' does not close the mail tab.


Next...

Notice how you can see attachments listed on this email...(I used IE to get this screenshot)
When I'm viewing that very same email in FF, the attachments are not in view...


Next...

Notice in the images above that I have a draft saved. When I try and load that email to continue the draft, here is the error that Yahoo give me. Also, I tried to click on the 'Switch to Plain Text' feature, nothing. It won't react. Notice how I don't have any of the rich text tools; they did not load either. When I try and delete the 'Re:' in the subject line, neither the 'delete' button or the 'backspace' button will remove text.


So, different desktop machines, different locations, different operating systems, different Y... Read more

A:Solved: MY yahoo email problemS - GHOSTERY

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I'm using uBlock Origin, it's light and simple to use. I used in the past all of these adblocker and I think uBlock Origin is the Best. What is your favorite ad blocker? The light is more uBlock Origin also in your opinion?
 

A:uBlock Origin Vs Ghostery Vs Adblock Plus vs Adguard

I have mixed experience with uBlock O. Not all pages render properly. ABP works fine out of the box. Ghostery is not an ad blocker. You can use some of its features but basically obsolete if you are using an ad blocker already.

ABP is a bit heavier than uBlock O but then again, hardly noticeable unless you running 10+ tabs and have a mid end or low end system.

Ghostery I would just steer away from it, plain and simple, due to their policy (google it for more info).

edit: voted Adguard since I know added the 4th option to OP.
 

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Ghostery is a popular privacy/anti-tracking add-on supporting major web browsers, including both Firefox and Chrome. However, Ghostery has not been without its critics and has elicited a fair amount of controversy along the way.
A recent update to Ghostery for Chrome, Safari, Opera and Firefox introduces a new option that is almost certain to add to the controversial nature of the extension. The option introduces a messaging tool, Evidon (the makers of Ghostery) call it Consumer Messaging Platform, which allows the company to message users directly within the web browser.

Full article. Ghostery Adds New Sneaky Promotional Messaging System
 

A:Ghostery Adds New Sneaky Promotional Messaging System

Ghostery is a great addon for what it does, but actions like these make it look extremely suspicious.
It seems like Disconnect has the edge now.
 

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I verified the PSU is good.
I removed all drives, all cards, even memory.
All the fans spin for a moment then nothing they stop.

I assume the MB is now destroyed? A GTX 260 has two 6 pin power connectors, since the PSU only had one 6 pin power connector, I thought to try it.

MB is Asus P5QC
So is it dead?

A:Plug in GTX 260, hooked up one 6 pin power plug, motherboard wont post

Did you read the GTX 260 manual to see if it has to have the two connectors on?
This is an old MB, so it has a story. Tell us how did you get it and what memory, GPU etc it has before.
With no memory it won't boot. Do you have a speaker connected to the MB so you can hear the beeps when you turn it on?
Witch power supply you have? GTX 260 requires 500W as minimum.

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Hi all, Some time ago my Ideapad U530 Touch fell from my desk. It hit perfectly on the ac power supply plug-in and it broke the male connector on the cord and it appears that the female connector on the laptop is damaged as well. The pictures attached are the best I could do. The plug on the laptop may or may not be ruined, I'm not sure but I think I remember a small metallic part that broke off of it. The "damage" that is visible in the pictures looks to me like just scratches on the paint/color but I'm not sure.  Like I said this was a while ago and I'm just now getting around to fix it. I was looking for parts just now, first for the cord to see if that would be all that I needed, but I was also looking for a schematic to find the part on the laptop and to see if it was a part of the motherboard so I could have an idea of what this was going to cost me. I discovered that there is no schematic (that I could find.) The cords offered for this laptop all had "expired" labeled on them and the cart button was greyed out and not functioning so I couldn't even price it. Can someone let me know how I might proceed with repairing my laptop? It is almost three years old. If the cost is prohibitive (the whole motherboard must be replaced because the power supply plug is an integral part of it or whatever) then can you let me know the easiest and/or cheapest way to get the data off the hard drive? The battery is long past dead so it won't even fire up for me to... Read more

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I want to replace ps/2 plug of my keyboard which has five wires named yellow, grey, red, black and open wires, with usb plug having four wires coloured red, green, white and black. when I connect them just by hit n try method, computer say usb device not recognized
 

A:how can i ensure correct keyboad ps/2 plug replacement with usb plug,help

USB keyboards are so cheap now it seems a waste of time going that route. Plus you can get a ps/2 to USB adapter that is even cheaper
 

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I have an external hard drive Seagate backup plus 1 tb working fine with Sony vaio E15136 win 8.1 64 bit 4gb Ram. As long as I change the power supply i.e either plug in or plug out the power supply of my laptop, external drive is re-detected.
The external drive draws power from laptop.No external power source.
In case of USB pen drives this thing didn't happen.
Looking for any solution or explanation?

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I have an almost fresh install of xp on my desktop and want to avoid cluttering the hard drive with stuff to slow it down. One of the things I have noticed is that media players seem to reproduce like rabbits...media player comes with windows...then some website will say that it can't live without having real player installed...and then another one...my favorite is VLC...and of course, itunes....

I noticed that there is a plug-in to make Firefox work with VLC I think there are also other plug-ins for other media players as well. What exactly do these things do? If I have the plug-in do I have to install the software? Do they improve the ease of use of the media player? the quality of the sound? do they reduce the cpu load?

A:[SOLVED] Plug it in, plug it in...and media players

Media plugins allow the browser to play audio and video files in different formats on websites.

They are not all in use at the same time (just called on when needed by a website's embedded media player), so they don't slow down your computer or fill up your hard drive.

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I have a Dell laptop that has an RGB plug. The plug does not have the screw holes, but the male end does have the 2 small screws and it will not stay attached. In fact, when I push it into place, it barely makes contact and if I move it ever so slightly, the picture on the other monitor begins to flicker. Is there an adapter or something that I can use?
 

A:How do I plug an RGB plug into my Dell Laptop?

try unscrewing the screws from the cable if they are geting in the way.
the screwless socket is a dumb idear, thanks Dell..
 

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Hi, everyone, I am Jim and I am a new students in colledge. This computer is my first personal laptop. However, I will participant a exchange plan to HongKong for several months.The socket there can only provide inch plug, so I prepare a conversion plug. However, I found that the conversion plug usually does not work. So I need to tie it or reinstall it to socket. I wonder if I can buy a inch plug and use it to instead my previous one? I will not do anything in transformer just change the plug.

A:Could I change the plug into inch plug?

Hi, No, no need a transformer. Any tourist adapter will do the job.something similar to      Regards. 

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Yesterday when I turned on my computer I received a message inviting me to install a new update to Java (Version 7 Update 25). After doing a precautionary search via Google that this was a legitimate update, I proceeded with the installation process. At the time I was using the Firefox browser (although I also use IE 9). At the end of the process I received a prompt at the bottom of the Firefox browser asking me to install the Java Plug-in. I then visited the "Verify Java Version" page which confirmed that I had the recommended version of Java installed (Version 7 Update 25). As Java recommend that users should uninstall older versions of Java from their computer, I ran the Java Uninstall Tool, but that confirmed that there were no older versions of Java on my computer.

I then opened IE9 but when I went to the same web page to verify my Java version I got a pop-up message saying that"Java plug-in 10.25.2 is not installed properly. Java plug-in detected JRE collision." That was followed by a further pop-up saying "Java Plug-in Warning - Applet(s) in this HMTL page requires a version of Java different from the one the browser is currently using. In order to run the applet(s) in this HTML page a new browser session is required. Close all the Netscape browser sessions and start a new browser session to run the HTML page."

I closed IE9 and reopened it but when I visited the Java verify page I received the same error messages.

I now hav... Read more

A:"Java plug-in 10.25.2 is not installed properly. Java plug-in detected JRE collision.

This seems to be a small bug found with the latest update. Could you please complete the manual uninstall steps listed here - How do I uninstall Java on my Windows computer ?

Upon removal, restart your machine and then download and install java from this link - Download Free Java Software

If for any reason the uninstall or install fails then simply run a system restore on your machine to a data when the problem did not occur. To do so follow this tutorial - System Restore - How to

Hope This Helps,
Josh

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My computer keeps giving me an error message that the scanner is not plugged in when I try to scan something (USB). So I unplug it and plug it right back into the same port and it works like normal. Then I'll go to do another scan not one minute later and it give me the same error message. Un-plug and re-plug and it's fine again. Then the error message... you get the idea. I have another USB port and that does the same thing.

Any ideas? Thanks!

433MHz Intel Celeron, Win98SE, 15GB HD
 

A:Scanner plug n play n plug n play n plug n....

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Hello all

I could really tell a long story here of all the issues I have been dealing with and could provide if requested, but to make this a bit shorter, can we now not just plug and unplug a USB 3.0 drive like we used to with 2.0?

All in all I seem to have really screwed up the USB 3.0 part of several machines with doing this and in thinking it was something else, but all seems to be related to the OS from just randomly unplugging the USB connection as when I do it a few times, and even had it happen once, and especially if its connected say as a network drive or something full time like that, the whole USB 3.0 system of the OS seems to get irreparably damaged. IE, redoing any outside drivers & software is not it as the only way I have been able to fix this is a drive zero out and OS rebuild.

All in all I know you are really supposed to eject the drives to do this safely, but I have plugged and unplugged 2.0 drives in every wrong way you can think of, and at least never ruined the OS's ability to use one again.

Thanks for any help

A:Can we not just plug/un-plug USB 3.0 drives like we did with 2.0?

I use the Safely Remove Hardware with my 3.0, the same as I do with 2.0's and Flash Drives.

Depending on the status or what is or has happened, just unplugging can corrupt the Windows status. When this happens, usually (but not all) you can get it back by reconnecting the device, go to the Device Manager and it will usually show an unknown device in the USB. Uninstall the unknown device in the Device Manager, physically disconnect the device, restart Windows. Then you can connect it and Windows should reinstall it, etc. This procedure is for any USB device that's status gets corrupted.

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My BIOS supports plug and play. Is it better to use it or to tell the BIOS that the operating system is plug and play and run with the Win 98 plug and play?
 

A:BIOS supported plug and play vs OS plug and play

Unless you using a couple isa legacy cards I would leave it at pnpos
 

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I keep getting "An additional plug-in is required to display some elements. Install--O.K. I hit install.It wont download.I was playing games on Facebook and after an hour 0r so it said Missing plug-ins.I've been to Task manager, under hood, etc-- Help

A:about plug-ins

Which browser are you using? What plugin does it ask for? In Chrome/Options/Under the Hood/Clear Browsing Data. You can always start by downloading Adobe Flash and Java in that browser. Try a different browser (IE, Firefox etc)

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Adobe Flash Player or Microsoft Silverlight?
 

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Usually power cords have one prong bigger than the other so that it can only be plugged in one way.

I bought an external hard drive enclosure from Thermaltake and its power cord has two prongs that are both the same size. I can plug it in one way or flip it over and plug it in the other. When power cords are like that, does it matter which way you plug it in?

I'm talking about this enclosure:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153061
 

A:Which way does it plug in?

It will work fine either way round, there will be a transformer inside the power adapter box and it doesn't matter which way round a transformer is connected.
 

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Hey,

I tried subscribing to a news feed (RSS thingy) via Internet Explorer. The website is www.artthreat.net, but it gave me an error saying that IE does not accomodate it. DTD stands for something like document type thingythatstartswithD I think. Anyway, does anyone have a solution for this problem?
 

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I don't know what happened today but I can no longer access any youtube videos. Is that due to a lost plugin?
mthumjdo
 

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I've got plug in and Adobe crash problems............other than deleting and reinstalling, which I've done, any ideas as to why videos keep freezing up ?
 

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this is my 2nd wk on photoshop 7 and loving it
looking for 2 plug-ins, i'm not sure if its available/exist

1.}photo montage, is there a plug-in or tutotial site that will allow u to create a photo montage on photoshop 7
simulate arcsoft photomontage
regular photos that are actually made up of hundreds or thousands of smaller "micro-images"

2.}vitual makeover, is there a plug in or tutorial site that will allow u to simulate the makeover software on ps7
 

A:2 plug ins please

photo montage

http://216.239.53.99/search?hl=en&l...as_q=photo+montage&btnG=Search within results

http://216.239.53.99/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=plugin+photomontage&spell=1

vitual makeover

http://216.239.53.99/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=plugin+virtual+makeover&spell=1
 

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I downloaded some (that were mentioned in my thread about changing photos to look like drawings) from a link that was given.

I dl'd 3- Ink 175, Elimenwhite,solacell

They looked interesting.

They're zip files on my desktop. I can unzip them, and they're then in files, but now what?

I click on them, it says "open with", I tried PSP and PhotoShop and neither will open them. Says it's not the right file type or whatever.

I thought it might open them right INTO these programs?

When I unzip them, should I change the folder they go to, to the PhotoShop and PSP ones?

I'm new at plug ins. If it doesn't come up and ask me or tell me what it's doing - specificially, I'm lost.

~ Carrie
 

A:How do I use plug ins?

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"The plug in for this content has been disabled. click here to manage your plug in." This appears on all screens when I click to watch videos. I click to manage and enable plug in but it still does not function.
One screen it appears on is Tech Support Guy Home screen "Read the Guide for New Members".

I am running Windows 7 and on my old computer I have XP Pro and there is no problem with the same videos.

Any suggestions?
 

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Hello, i have Ocz zs 650w and 400w psu. The 400w psu atx 24 plug fits perfectly in my motherboard, however when i'm trying to connect ocz zs 650w 20+4 i have to turn the plug around ( Reverse ) to get it to fit in. For my other motherboard ( z77 extreme4 ) i don't have to turn it around. Can wrongly plugged in atx plug make major damage?
The motherboard is Gigabyte M68M-S2P .

A:ATX plug 20+4 other way around?

DO NOT plug it in wrong way. The plug is keyed to only fit one way. I have an OCZ modular power supply (not the OCZ model you have) and the 24 pin connector is keyed and fits correctly in my Gigabyte motherboard.

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Have this issue with trying to reinstall to my newly updated machine to which I upgraded to XP. On my other machine, when I plug in the printer, XP automatically installs the drivers and it's ready to go.

However on my older machine this is not the case. I try installing manually, but then the printer just won't print at all. I hope to get back up the parrellel printing setup, with both printer and scanner running of the same cable.

What do I need to do? Is it something to do with the socket at the back to which you plug into? Maybe needs a new one?

Thanks heaps, any advice greatly appreciated, cheers

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A:Plug and Pay has got me down!

Hi,

If you have a choice, switch scanner which being daisy-chained.
On Parallel port, some printer doesn't allow you to daisy-chain, so you might want to switch the printer.

If you are doing bi-directional, it simply won't work. Get switch box.

USB is better way to connect multiple devices.

TJ
 

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Is there a plug-in for Winamp that let's you play. ra thru it? If so, then could you convert the. ra to a wav from there?
 

A:Win Amp plug-in

A quick Google search for .ra to .wav found the following and other hits:

http://www.rawavrecorder.homestead.com/
 

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I once had Quicktime listed in my favorites but, they changed over to something called Quicktime 5. I have been trying to download QT5 but, it dialogs me as not having the correct plug-in. They give me a website address but, it doesn't help because they don't get back with me. Has anyone had this problem with QT5 or can anyone tell me what a plug-in is or how to create one. Thank you
 

A:Plug-ins

Quicktime is made by Apple the Mac company. Go to there web site and download QT5.

http://www.apple.com/quicktime/
 

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