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Windows 7 generates tutorial

Q: Windows 7 generates tutorial

There is a feature in windows 7 that creates a tutorial for almost any task. It creates the tutorial and highlights what the user needs to click. Can someone please tell me the name of the feature.

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Preferred Solution: Windows 7 generates tutorial

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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.

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A: Windows 7 generates tutorial

The only tutorials that I know about or have used, are from the excellent collection of this forum. I would be interested to see if anyone knows differently

Tutorials - Windows 7 Forums

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Hi all,
I just installed W7 SP1 Pro and updated it using Windows Update. I also installed the ethernet driver. The windows host is in 10.30.0.0/24, along with my linux boxes and my Android phone. Windows can't resolve names, whatever the nameserver is (my local
DNS or 8.8.8.8). Other hosts have no issue whatsoever.
I have perfect connectivity on my local network and can successfully ping 8.8.8.8 at any stage in the following story. My Windows host got its IP via DHCP (10.30.0.15) and I flushed it DNS cache before each step. I also tried once with a fixed address in
the same network, with no better luck at getting DNS replies.
I disabled the firewall on my router and here is what happens;
C:\> nslookup microsoft.com. 8.8.8.8
DNS request timed out.
[...]
tcpdump on my router inbound interface (the one with address 10.30.0.1):
Aug 01 20:03:29.203979 00:26:9e:ae:61:f9 c4:6e:1f:03:ee:4c 0800 80: 10.30.0.15.58706 > 8.8.8.8.53: [bad udp cksum 1a7c! -> e69f] 1+ PTR? 8.8.8.8.in-addr.arpa. (38) (ttl 128, id 2104, len 66, bad ip cksum 0! -> 1837)
0000: c46e 1f03 ee4c 0026 9eae 61f9 0800 4500 .n...L.&..a...E.
0010: 0042 0838 0000 8011 0000 0a1e 000f 0808 .B.8............
0020: 0808 e552 0035 002e 1a7c 0001 0100 0001 ...R.5...|......
0030: 0000 0000 0000 0138 0138 0138 0138 0769 .......8.8.8.8.i
0040: 6e2d 6164 6472 0461 7270 6100 000c 0001 n-addr.arpa.....

Aug 01 20:03:31.218462 00:26:9e:ae:61:f9 c4:6e:1f:03:ee:4c 0800 73: 10.30.0.15.58707 &g... Read more

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PROLOGUE This is based on Taming the Windows 8 DESKTOP GUI and includes contributions by gurutech and Macboatmaster and review/feedback by etaf, LauraMJ and Drabdr.

INTRO

Your first decision with a new PC or new 8.1 installation is whether you want your User Account (login) to be the traditional "local" Administrator type account or a Microsoft Account. If your choice is the former just make sure you are not connected to the internet initially (until you are reluctantly allowed to use a local account).

If you'd like to take control and use Windows 8.1 pretty much the same way you used previous versions of Windows (in particular XP, Vista and 7) you may find this thread a useful beginning.

There are two (almost separate) Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) in Windows 8.1. The one you see in Microsoft ads is the Modern UI, and features the Start Screen. The Desktop GUI is the traditional Windows Desktop, and is nearly identical to that of Windows 7. This article may help Modern UI users, but is mostly intended for Desktop users.

I'm assuming the use of a keyboard and a mouse, touchpad or trackball to control a mouse pointer. Much should also be applicable to a touch screen, but I haven't learned any special swipes and swopes and sweeps or whatever they call the fancy movements.

When you login you are automatically taken to the Start screen (Modern UI), with all those funny looking Tiles (this action can be changed to enter the Desktop directly, and wi... Read more

A:Windows 8.1 Tutorial

Thanks for all that info TN!

I've transitioned from every Win OS since V3.0 but Win 8 has really had me in the quicksand! I know I can make it like Win 7 but somehow that seems like admitting failure to me so I just keep on keeping on ........... learning a few more tricks as I go along. Just hope it is worth it in the long run!

All the tips and hints much appreciated!
 

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About half the time I open either Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer, explorer.exe generates an error. Then I'll try opening the program again, and it'll open up fine.

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HijackThis Log (In case it helps)
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 1149 AM, on 12-10-04
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
D:\Programs_Security\AntiVirus\AntiVir\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\EFFICI~1\ENTERN~1\app\pppoeservice.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\EFFICI~1\ENTERN~1\app\EnterNet.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\VCOM\SystemSuite\MXTask.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\program files\support.com\bin\tgcmd.exe
D:\programs_security\registry\regprotect\regprot.exe
D:\Programs_Security\AntiVirus\AVG\avgcc32.exe
D:\Programs_AddOns\General\Java\Java2_1_4_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\FreePicGrabber\ThumbGrab.exe
F:\Programs_Customization\AutoSizer\AutoSizer.exe
F:\Uninstalled\Customization\TClock2\tclock2.exe
F:\Uninstalled\Customization\CapTime\captime.exe
F:\Programs_Shortcuts\SlickRun\sr.exe
D:\Programs_Security\General\WinPatrol\WinPatrol.exe
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A:Explorer.exe sometimes generates errors when opening IE or Windows Explorer

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

You have an outdated version of HijackThis. Click here to get the latest version of HijackThis.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Please download Ad-aware SE and install it if you don't have it already. Make sure it's the newest version and check for any updates before running it. Also go here to get the plug-in for fixing VX2 variants. To run this tool, go into Ad-aware->Add-ons and select VX2 Cleaner. Then click Run Tool and OK to start it. If it's clean, it will say Status System Clean. Otherwise, you will have to click on the Clean button to remove the VX2 infection. Also make sure to customize the settings in Ad-aware for better scan results. Run the scan and fix everything that it finds.

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I hope this one helps people that are having issues with the PC booting from the Windows 7 installation media, for whatever reason!


Clean Install Windows 7 from the Windows 7 Desktop

A:New Windows 7 Installation Tutorial

Bookmarked!

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Google search for 'Windows 8 for Dummies', & download the .pdf Adobe Reader version for free. It's a very long 'book' & the best teacher for beginners of Win8 I've yet seen.

A:Exellent tutorial for Windows 8. The best I've seen!

Thanks for the tip!

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I've written a thorough guide to setting up Windows 7 here:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...tml#post396947

An alternate link is in my sig. Hope this helps!

A:Setting Up Windows 7 tutorial

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne


I've written a thorough guide to setting up Windows 7 here:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ting-up-window
s-7-a.html#post396947

An alternate link is in my sig. Hope this helps!


Hi FrostMourne!

Great Tutorial! Really helpful! I think you should link to programs you mention though.

Oh and by the way the URL tags around the link to the tutorial end too quickly. Therefore it just links to the Homepage.

Thanks,
ZeshanA
If I helped, please tip my scales!

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I'm teaching a general operating systems course --
I have some extra time and I want to add in about windows and show some hands on about the windows os and how it works.

Any suggesstions with a good online tutorial that I could base it on?
 

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I know some folks in their 60's and 70's who have purchased their first computer. They would like an easy to understand, step-by-step, Windows 7 tutorial. I searched via google and could not find a really good tutorial that I would feel comfortable in recommending.
 
Does anyone know of a good tutorial that you would recommend for these folks?

A:Windows 7 tutorial for seniors?

Don't really know of any real in-depth tutorials. But there are some very good books out there. One that stands out in my mind is an instructional publication. If memory
 
serves correctly it was a publication by Paul McFedries called " Teach Yourself Visually, Microsoft Windows 7". There are step by step instructions and as the title
 
suggests it has visuals. Might search some retailers for it.
 
Hope this helps        www.barnesandnoble.com/w/teach-yourself-visually-windows...

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Does anybody know of a really good tutorial that teaches you how to make GUI applications (windows forms apps) only, in MS Visual Studio 2003? I found some C++ tutorials, but they all seem to deal with making console applications. Thanks a bunch.
 

A:best C++ windows forms tutorial?

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I want to buy an SSD, and make a fresh installation on the SSD. But how can I do it, since Windows OEM is only allowed to be installed on 1 hard drive, which is the current HDD. What do I need to do in order to delete Windows 7 from the HDD, and make a clean install of it on the SSD?

Thanks!

A:Tutorial on how to install Windows 7 on new SSD?

See this tutorial

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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What became of the Windows Mail install Tutorial to install the work around to use Windows Mail in Windows 7? Searching for it can't seem to locate it.............

A:Windows Mail Tutorial

It was removed because it has been superseded by Windows Live Mail, and we felt we could no longer justify a tutorial for an unsupported Windows software component.

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I have written in the past a tutorial on determining whether or not your computer has been hacked. This is not a tutorial on how to prevent yourself from being hacked, but one on how you can go about checking your computer in case your suspicious.

I think the people on this board would find it helpful.

The tutorial can be found at:

Windows Forensics: Have I been hacked?
Hope this helps some of you.

--
Grinler
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com
 

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Can someone give me a link to a tutorial on how Microsoft intends the basic use of Windows 8 to be done. Example:

How does one access and place shortcuts on the desktop to his programs without having to browse program folders looking for EXE files?

How does on access "Computer" and the drives and folders contained there?

People are driving me crazy calling me about these things and I just don't have time to explain to each individual how to solve their particular problem. I would like to be able to refer them to a web site or tutorial. By the way, they seem to have all disabled the initial Windows 8 screen that contains all those advertisements and links to "buy more" stuff.
 

A:Solved: Tutorial on Windows 8 basic use

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Is there a tutorial for a Windows 7 Professional [I own the MS blue 64 & 32-bit set] "dirty install?"
Or, is there a thread with the quick steps?
Reason for asking: Both of my OS image files are corrupt; Since I cannot do a full-image restore with either image -- an error eventually crops up & everything comes to a screetching halt --I have been doing Folder by Folder by Folder restoration, using both images. Apparently, both images choke on c:\windows\winsxs folder.
I have another laptop and a desktop running Windows 7 Pro -- can I copy one of those winsxs?

A:Windows 7 Dirty Install -- needs tutorial

 
 
 
 
Please run System File Checker
 
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces corrupted and incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
 
Click on the Start orb and then type cmd in the Search programs and files box.
 
In the pane above the search box Programs will appear with cmd below it, right click on cmd and choose Run as administrator.
 
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, enter the password, or click Allow.
 
This will open the Elevated Command Prompt, it will look similar to the image below.
 

 
Type in sfc /scannow and then press Enter to start the scan.  Please notice the space between sfc and the /scannow.
 
If the scan finds no integrity  problems the scan will stop.  Type in exit, then press Enter to stop the scan.
 
When the scan is finished please do the following.
 
Click on the Start orb then copy and paste the following in the Search programs and files box.
 
findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt
 
This will place a new icon on the desktop titled sfcdetails.  Double click on this icon to  
the CBS log, copy and paste the log in your topic.
 
This log may be very large, if you have problems posting it try breaking it into smaller parts.  When you copy these parts you will highlight the section you are going to copy. ... Read more

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Can you point me to the link on a tutorial on using the windows 7 search tool? I can't seem to find it. Is there one?

A:Tutorial on how to use the Windows Search tool?

Hi, if there is not one in the tutorials, type search into the Start / Search box and click on
find and fix problems, at the top of the Menu page, this might help you.

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I need guidance, please, as to the appropriate tutorial I should follow to repair install Windows 7 32 bit Home Premium on my Medion laptop. I have the complete upgrade pack (two dics, 32 and 64 bit) with the Product Key which I used for originally upgrading the operating system from Windows Vista.

The reason for a repair install is the extreme slowness of the computer despite cleanups, virus and malware checks and the uninstall of unused programmes.

Malcolm

A:Windows 7 Repair Install - Tutorial?

Hello MalcolmW maybe this is what you are looking for, if not hit us back and we will do our best to help.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Windows Web Commander is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Web Commander and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism,Windows Web Commander has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Web Commander is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Web Commander virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts.Please k... Read more

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Step 1:
Either with Windows 7 running or not, turn on your 360 Wait until it fully loads into the dashboard. Now boot up Windows 7.

Step 2:
Once Windows 7 is up and running. Click on the Pearl(Start), and navigate to the Control Panel.
Step 3:
Now look under "Network and Internet" and click "View newtork status and tasks."
Step 4:
Click "See full map." This will show you your physical network.
Look at the bottom and you should see your 360 as "not being placed in the map." Double-click your 360.
Step 5:
Set your Xbox 360 to "Allowed" in the pop down list. Then hit OK.
Step 6: (if need be)
Go back to "See full map" which is in step 4. Tada! Now you can check to see if your 360 sees your Windows 7. My Xbox > Video/Music/Picture Library

A:Tutorial:Connect Xbox 360 to Windows 7

I followed every step but no effect

I attached my network map as a picture.

Can anyone help me with connecting Mikel-PC to the XBox 360?

I can connect LT-MSNIJDERS to the xbox but not the Mikel-PC

Thankx

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As I view various web pages suddenly the tutorial starts playing an explanation of of how to clear cache and cookies. It is about 10 seconds long and then just stops. Nothing is disturbed and there are no icons referring to it, no pop up, nothing showing in the background. No apparent link anywhere on the screen or behind the window to shut it off.
It did happen after cleaning the computer with the CCleaner program that I use monthly to empty out the junk including cache and cookies etc.
I did a restart but that did not help.
What the heck is going on?

A:Windows tutorial keeps randomly playing

Well I have never heard of such goings on. I use Ccleaner several times a day. Just a though; any time my computer does something that I'm not telling it to do I get worried. If it was my computer I would run scans with my anti virrus. I would also run Malwarebytes Anti Malware and Super Anti Spyware. It can't hurt but might help. Your title indicates it's a Windows Tutorial their for I would run sfc /scannow in comd. prompt/admin to check and or repair system files.

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Hi,

Thanks for reading. I am a very advanced user in the I.T field and love XP. When Vista came out I would not go near it but I hear good things about Windows 7 and I'm ready to make the switch.

Given that I am an advanced user and dislike user-friendliness in my OS, I was wondering if anyone knows of a Video Tutorial of Windows 7 geared for advanced users of XP that I could download/obtain.

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Regards,

AlfaMale.

A:From XP to Windows 7 - Tutorial for Advanced User?

You could probably link back to a tutorial (with permission) .. but as far as downloading or copying, it belongs to the writer.

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I've always found the 7/8/10 tutorials is a great source to customize Windows. This type of functionality was once provided by Microsoft in TweakUI.

With release 1511, I ran into a slew of unrecoverable problems as documented at Unanswered Problems with Windows 10 Upgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro x64 forcing me back to 8.1.
With the Anniversary Update I again did a clean install. While installing my software I was careful to take many restore points and backups. The OS remained functioning until I installed the list of customization I downloaded from Windows 10 Tutorials. IF you read the cited post (above) you will see that restoring restore points or restoring files applets do no function. You even lose the ability to backup. I discovered if you boot from the installation DVD, the restore points are visible, even though they are not visible from within Windows. I was able to recover from the restore point I made just prior to running the Windows 10 Tutorials customizations..

I did not isolate which downloaded customization breaks Windows 10, but you will see a list (below) of what I downloaded. When I download an Enable..., I also download the disable..., so nearly half of these were not used. I list these downloaded customizations in hopes that the original poster can verify that the customization still works in the Anniversary Update and that it does not break Windows 10.

I subsequently found that most of these customizations were not necessary because the Anniv... Read more

A:WARNING! Windows 10 Tutorial Downloads can Break Windows 10!

Hello Michael,

I'm not sure what you may have done, but downloads in our tutorials here are 100% safe if used for what they are intended for. They use the same methods provided by Windows 10, but just provide different ways to do the same to make it easier to apply.

Windows 10 Tutorial Index

If you have anything specific that you had an issue with, then I would like to hear about it.

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Are you tired of opening a command prompt while in a user account with Administrator privileges, and then running your command only to have it deny you access to it? Are you tired of other security warnings and disabilities when you are already the Administrator?

Well then this tutorial is for you. It is a simple and effective method to bypass the overprotective operating system.

I advise that you have a good hardware firewall (almost all routers qualify) between your machine and your ISP connection. Windows is protected from being accessed remotely to an account when there is no password present. However, if you do have a password, it is advised that it is long and random, with many different types of symbols such as $#(%&*. A weak password can be guessed at and your system compromised.

I also recommend not disabling the Windows Defender service. It is MSE on Windows 8 and is excellent.

This tweak goes well when UAC is already disabled and is assumed you have done so already.

   Warning
Disabling UAC using this method will break all Metro Store app until enabled again, and the computer restarted.

For the proper method for Windows 8 now, see: User Account Control (UAC) - Change Settings in Windows 8


So let's start.

User Account Control (UAC) - Elevate Privilege Level - Vista Forums

1) Type secpol.msc in the Start Menu and press Enter.

2) Double click on Local Policies then double click on Security Options.

3) Scroll to the bottom to this entr... Read more

A:Tutorial: How to make Windows 8 understand you ARE the Administrator

Good tip Just need to think of a way to apply something similar - for those who need - on the 'home' editions' when they become available.

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Windows Maintenance Guard is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Maintenance Guard and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism, Windows Maintenance Guard has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Maintenance Guard is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Maintenance Guard virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your co... Read more

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Windows Virus Hunter is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Virus Hunter and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism,Windows Virus Hunter has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Virus Hunter is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Virus Hunter virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts.Please keep i... Read more

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Windows Expert Series is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Expert Series and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism,Windows Expert Series has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Expert Series is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Expert Series virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts.Please k... Read more

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Windows Custom Management is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Custom Management and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism,Windows Custom Management has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Custom Management is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Custom Management virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your comput... Read more

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Windows Privacy Extension is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Privacy Extension and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism,Windows Privacy Extension has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Privacy Extension is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Privacy Extension virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your comput... Read more

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Windows Secure Web Patch is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Secure Web Patch and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism, Windows Secure Web Patch has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Secure Web Patch is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Secure Web Patch virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

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This is an occasional problem that has reared its ugly head again today - 5 times in the last half hour. All I've been doing is copying files from my laptop's hard drive to the external drive I use as a backup. Considering I'm getting ready to do some actual work I would like this to stop.

I checked Microsoft's page but most of their suggestions didn't seem doable (or at least they were "over my head" enough to make me nervous) so I decided to look here. I did try a search but there were too many results to go through. With that many people talking about it I figured there must be a tutorial somewhere but I couldn't find it in the tutorial section here.

So - if there *is* a tutorial could someone please direct me? Or if not, maybe someone has a suggestion for something simple I can try first?

Thank you.

A:Windows Explorer stops/restarts - is there a tutorial?

There's a tutorial here:

Troubleshooting Explorer.exe Crashing Issues

See:

Download : Registry Fix
Right click on the .reg file and click on Merge.
Click on the Run button in the Security Warning pop-up.
Click on Continue (UAC), Yes, and OK when prompted.
Upload the dump file that should be created next time Explorer crashes. Someone might look at it to see if it offers any clues.
Check through the other possibilities first though. If you need to download and merge the reg file - it won't take effect and write out crash dumps as described if you have set Windows Error Reporting service to disabled. (In other words it needs to be enabled).
SFC /SCANNOW is likely to detect problems if you've made any custom changes to your machine so it's not always a reliable way of fixing problems.
If could be a hard issue to fix as there are many possible causes. Take a look here:
Windows Explorer Has Stopped Working Fix | gHacks Technology News
You will see that file corruption can be one reason for Explorer crashes. Maybe you have some corrupt image or video files on your hard drive?

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Here's a good one, I hope some will find useful.


Clean Install Windows 7 : Ahead of XP




   Note

Here's the other half of this concept.

Clean Install Windows 7 : Ahead of Vista

A:Clean Install Windows 7 Ahead of XP : Tutorial

Very good tut again BFK , Thank you

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Hey everyone, it's been a long time.

So I found this tutorial online, and I just implemented it on my Windows 8.1 Operating System to test it out.

I'll copy and paste the tutorial, which is found here: Windows Uses 20% Of Your Bandwidth Get It Back!! - Hot UK Deals

And at the end I'll ask my questions...
A nice little tweak for XP. Microsoft reserve 20% of your available bandwidth for their own purposes (suspect for updates and interrogating your machine etc..)

Here's how to get it back:

Click Start-->Run-->type "gpedit.msc" without the "

This opens the group policy editor. Then go to:
Local Computer Policy-->Computer Configuration-->Administrative Templates-->Network-->QOS Packet Scheduler-->Limit Reservable Bandwidth
(dont click on the + sign on QOS packet scheduler, click on the name itself then you will see the 'Limit Reservable Bandwidth)

Double click on Limit Reservable bandwidth. It will say it is not configured, but the truth is under the 'Explain' tab :

"By default, the Packet Scheduler limits the system to 20 percent of the bandwidth of a connection, but you can use this setting to override the default."

So the trick is to ENABLE reservable bandwidth, then set it to ZERO(0).

This will allow the system to reserve nothing, rather than the default 20%.
Okay, now...

I successfully implemented this. I tested it out a little bit, and I think that my internet is a bit faster, but I can't really be sure.

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A:Windows Reserving Bandwidth - Tutorial and Question

The idea that Windows reserves 20% of bandwidth is a myth that has been known for a long time. But like many performance myths it continues to spread.

In reality 100% of bandwidth is available to user programs. By default a portion of bandwidth (20% by default) CAN be reserved if a QOS aware application requests it. But even then nothing is reserved unless the application is actively using it's bandwidth.

Incidentally Windows Update does not use QOS. It uses a service that operates at a lower priority than regular programs so it's impact on bandwidth should be minimal, even when it is operating.

This misguided "tweak" effectively disables QOS. The problem is that if you are using a QOS aware application it may not be able to operate properly.

See this article for more information:
Windows XP Quality of Service (QoS) enhancements and behavior

The article was written for XP but applies equally to all later operating systems.

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I came from here:
Free Imaging Software vs. Paid Versions

Notice: The last post in this thread was 634 days ago. If your post is not directly related to this discussion please consider making a new thread.

I Googled enough this forum but could not find such tutorial or how-to.

Many thanks!

A:Tutorial request: Using Windows'built in Imaging

Hello xcr, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Here's one already made: Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

If you like, we have all our tutorials available to search through at the links below.Tutorials - Windows 7 Help Forums
Windows 7 - Tutorial Index

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Windows Privacy Counsel is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Privacy Counsel and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism, Windows Privacy Counsel has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Privacy Counsel is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Privacy Counsel virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your computer res... Read more

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So, I was wanting to hook up my Canon RebelXT to my Win8 Laptop and use it to take pictures.
I also wanted to do this as a concept for when the Win8 Pro Tablets hit the shelves.

I am currently looking for better software for use with my camera connected to the PC.
Even if it is run from a VM in XP. That doesn't bother me, the camera is old and
I fully doubt there will be updated drivers for Win8 unless there is a huge stink brought on by consumers.

I tried Hyper-V, but this was a pain in the arse and a bunch of hoops to get USB working and wasn't it would
I highly recommend saving the hassle and time using VMWare.

Anyway, this does work, and took about 20 min to set up.

You will need the following software

- Canon EOS Install Disk
- VMWare Player (Latest Version)
- Windows XP SP3

Then make sure the camera itself is set for PC Connection

Install VMWare Player
then create a new VM and install WinXP SP3
Make sure to say yes to installing the VMWare Tools

I setup the Virtual Machine Settings for the following..

USB Controller
--- USB Compatibiliy 2.0 (I don't have USB 3 hubs or devices)
--- Check all the boxes

Options
-- Shared Folders
--- Always Enabled
--- Map as a network drive is checked
---- I mapped to a drive on a seperate partition D:\
When it loads int he VM, it loads as Z:

Then start the VM, and copy all your Canon installs to Shared Folder location for easy access
Install and update Canon software

If your... Read more

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I followed this tutorial: Product Key Number - Uninstall and Deactivate in Windows
on my netbook so I can use the copy of Windows on my new laptop. Does using the command shown in the tutorial somehow send a "signal" to Microsoft letting them know the key was deactivated?

I had no issues in activating Windows on the laptop, I'm just curious.

A:uninstall/deactivate Windows key tutorial question

Please notice, the below is just how I have understood this and how Microsoft phone support has it explained for me. It must not be factual information, however I have used this method successfully. I have had two times a situation where activation on a new computer has failed first but worked on another try when the key was first uninstalled on old computer.

First, be sure you are online. Get your activation ID on "old" PC with slmgr /dlv:
Now run the uninstall command with your activation ID on an elevated command prompt:
As far as I have understood this, running the uninstall command without activation ID only removes the product key from local Windows setup. To "release" the product key completely you need to add the activation ID.

Kari

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Windows Instant Scanner is a rogue security software which will report that malware has been detected on your computer in an attempt to scare you into buying this malicious software.
In reality, none of the reported issues are real, and are only used to scare you into buying Windows Instant Scanner and stealing your personal financial information.

As part of its self-defense mechanism, Windows Instant Scanner has installed a rootkit on your computer,which will disable the Windows Task Manager and will block you from running any program that could lead to its removal.

Windows Instant Scanner is a scam and you should ignore any alerts that this malicious software might generate.
Under no circumstance should you buy this rogue security software as this could lead to identity theft,and if you have, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charge stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus.
Removal instructions for Windows Instant Scanner virus​This is a self-help guide, use at your own risk.
If you experience problems completing this guide, or the problem persists after following the instructions below or would like to have one of our staff members guide you through the process, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.
STEP 1 : Start your computer in Safe Mode with Networking

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Press and hold the F8 key as your computer res... Read more

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hello ive got a hp envy from 2015 and i wish to reset it,but i says (gendannelsesmiljøet blev ikke fundet)no disc came with the computer?????how do i reset it it so???

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hi i am following one of the tutorials to improve vista performance

i im performing the turn off windows features

i unchecked windows meeting space as i dont use it and games solitaire etc

clicked ok and message appeared may take several mins to cxomplete that was 30mins or more ago and still not finished? also the little progress bar is not filling up with green or even moving side to side as it does normally?

is this ok or is something not right?

thanks

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Hey all. Back when I first set up my system I used a tutorial on this forum that showed how to install the OS on one drive and everything else on the other. The setup required changing the registry settings in audit mode during the initial OS install. I am looking for this tutorial but now can't find it. I even posted in this post, but even those are missing so I can't just trace my posts. I'm confused as to why it is missing and am hoping anybody could lead me back to it. Any help?

A:Missing tutorial on installing windows on multiple drives?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by darkstarsinner


Hey all. Back when I first set up my system I used a tutorial on this forum that showed how to install the OS on one drive and everything else on the other. The setup required changing the registry settings in audit mode during the initial OS install. I am looking for this tutorial but now can't find it. I even posted in this post, but even those are missing so I can't just trace my posts. I'm confused as to why it is missing and am hoping anybody could lead me back to it. Any help?


This sounds like what you're looking for,

User Profiles - Create and Move During Windows 7 Installation

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I followed the instructions here How to Downgrade Windows Media Player 12 to WMP 11 on Windows 7

and I even did what was suggested in the discussion comments about turning Windows Features off. but now every time I try to run WMP11 it always gives "Windows Media Player is not properly installed and must be reinstalled." no matter how many times I redo this, or reinstall WMP11!

A:Windows Media Player 11 downgrade tutorial on here is a fail

It is not a tutorial, it is a post a member made (and in 2009). Others do seem to do it with success. Do you have a System Restore point from before you tried it? If so, that may be your easiest fix

System Restore

If no, I suggest you run the System File Checker and see if you can get it back the way it was.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

A Guy

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Hello guys, today i'm are here to explain how to create a bootable usb uefi in few steps



Thank you for whatching

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Welcome to Seven Forums.

In order to help you get answers to any questions you might have about installing Windows 7 we have gathered some of the information from Seven Forums and listed it here for your reference.
If you have any questions just start a thread and include as much information and details as possible.
Check the Questions to use for help with Installation Issues sticky thread for general information that we will probably ask for, this information will help us resolve your questions rapidly.



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System Info - See Your System Specs System Info is free Seven Forums program that CyberZeus has kindly made for us. It let's you easily see all of your system information to make filling out your system specs here at Seven Forums easier to do.

CPU-Z is a freeware that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system.

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WinAudit v2.27 - Free Computer Audit Software - WinAudit is easy to use, no special knowledge is required to use the program. It is a self-contained single file that needs no installation or configuration... Read more

A:Tutorial quick reference list for Installing Windows 7

Great job Dave, as usual

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Hey All!

Does anybody have any idea how to do this? possibly using ms paint? the jpeg will have to contain a date and the users login, so it won't be constant. I need to use this image to 'seal' various word documents and it will have to be inserted with a macro.

Thanks
 

A:creating a .exe that generates a jpg

Ehm...you can try BGinfo...its not *exactly* what you are looking for, but it may benefit you in some way..

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/Miscellaneous/BgInfo.mspx
 

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Hello,

My Windows 8 pro x64 is installed yesterday, behaves exactly like the old one from one week ago, exactly like the previous installation. If I run "sfc /scannow" my CBS.log is around 90-100 MB in size, it was 160 MB at some point. I am booting from a 60GB SSD if it matters. The system runs fine, I have no errors so the amount of errors reported by sfc is just... weird.

Dism reports every time that everything is OK, no errors found. Chkdsk also says nothing is wrong.
I did everything that was written in the sfc tutorials from within Windows, I ran sfc several times, I exported the log to sfcdetails.log and it has over 60 MB...

I looked into the file and all reported errors are the same type, like the one below with "file is missing" :

Code:
2013-07-25 09:54:06, Info CSI 00000012 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"1394ohci.sys" of 1394.inf, Version = 6.2.9200.16384, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_AMD64 (9), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type = [l:24{12}]"driverUpdate", TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, file is missing


Now it's impossible to have the amount of errors reported, something else must be happening here.
Any ideas ?

Thanks.

A:sfc generates 90-160 MB logs

Hello jdaniel,

I totally agree with your logic, your findings, and your conclusion (implied) that sfc /scannow might not be all that it should. Specifically, I have seen many individuals report that "everything is fine" but they are compelled to do a "super-clean" check via running sfc /scannow only to be disappointed that it found many errors. This is why I recommend that users, not having a specific problem, should not run sfc /scannow. With that said, I am running it right now on my perfectly clean test rig. BTW, I looked at your log (briefly) and saw many missing files associated with the AMD architecture. Now, my test rig is an AMD based laptop so let's see what happens. I'll update my thread with my findings and we'll compare notes at that time so hang in ther and I'll be back shortly.

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I frequently run CCleaner with ERASER to clean up my C: drive. When I run RECUVA to see what has been cleaned off the c: drive I often have several ********d01 files that remain at the C:\?\ level. Do you have any idea what these file are? They can?t seem to be opened or deleted.

Thanks,
Snowball

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