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Setting IE6 Timeout Period

Q: Setting IE6 Timeout Period

Where can I set the timeout length in IE6. Some of ths sites I visit can have a lot of traffic and IE times-out too soon. Is this an IE setting or a setting wleswhere in windows? (I'm using Win Xp)

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A: Setting IE6 Timeout Period

Maybe this would help?

http://www.download-by.net/network-and-internet/browser-tools/19625,ie-timeout-tuner.html

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Hi, I use Windows XP Pro and I am getting this error message in the system event log everytime I log in. Now I only get one, but just recently there are like 3 or 4 in a row many times during the initial log in to the internet network.

I have tried to search everywhere and google and yahoo for an answer but never was able to get a clear solution.

Luckily, I am able to get online just fine but the idea of this showing up constantly bothers me. It was fine, for about 4 months it stopped showing up after I did no changes to my system but its now back.

Also for a while I was getting something about user cancelled something but I have not seen that in a long time.

I tried to unplug the modem and cables to reset the IP , but that doesnt help. Also not that my service uses a Dynamic IP and I cant switch to static IP.

Its called Event: 1003 Source: DHCP

Your computer was not able to renew its address from the network (from the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address ------------. The following error occurred:
The semaphore timeout period has expired. . Your computer will continue to try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server.

Thanks for your help in advance.

A:semaphore timeout period

DHCP Event ID 1003http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums...3d-b7bb8f893f78Louis

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Hi everyone. I live in Southern Indiana and I am looking for an ISP that has no timeout period. I ask because I often leave my computer online for extended periods of time due to the fact that I sometimes download large files like after I format the computer and need to download all of the critical updates, norton updates, game updates, etc etc etc. Anyway, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Some websites that list ISPs would be nice too but I already know of some websites that list ISPs. Preferably an ISP $15.00 or less is what I am looking for.
 

A:ISPs with no timeout period...

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When deleting a file from a local drive, that I have permissions to the local folder on, I'm getting the Semaphore timeout period has expired error.

I've tried to make it as simple as possible for the system, after doing a clean boot, and it still failing, I'm currently in safe mode, without networking, and am still seeing the error.  Anybody have a suggestion or work around?  Files in other
folders are not having this issue.

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Hello, My grandpa is trying to get his photos off of his SD card.
I just set him up with a clean install of XP Pro on his desktop
He has an on board usb card reader like 15 - in - 1 or something like that.
He puts in his SD card and trys to acsess the drive D: since that is the slot for the sd card
Then the window locks up for a few min then he gets a pop up message saying:
"The semaphore timeout period has expired."
He has already tried other camera cards with no change.
Any ideas?

A:The Semaphore Timeout Period Has Expired.

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qi...14060432AAnhl0uI can't find anything definitive, error message seems to occur with various hardware components.I'd try running chkdsk /r on the card...try the card on a different system/device...try other cards with the reader...all in an attempt to localize the problem.Louis

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I am trying to upload some prom pictures from my camera and keep getting this error, semaphore timeout period expired. The confusing thing is that when I uploaded the pictures from my other cf card it worked perfectly. When I started with the other cf card it uploaded 25 files and then the error message. I tried again and it only uploaded 1 picture before the error and now will not at all. Help me please
 

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When I'm installing Windows XP SP3, i received an error saying that the Setup cannot go on because that is needed to continue the setup cannot be installed.

Error:
Installation Failed: G:\1386\asms. Error Message : The semaphore timeout period has expired.

A:Semaphore Timeout Period has Expired

try unplugging all peripheral devices from your computer, such as printers, scanners and removable storage devices.

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hello again...

dang this thing is a pain!!

new issue today, trying to save a tiny .rtf file to external USB drive, and get "semaphore timeout period has expired" message and have to save to local drive instead. also get the message if i drag and drop into the desired location.

perhaps related to the issue i occasionally have: the machine loses connection to the external drive and either the folder shows empty (it's not!) or doesn't show as even being connected. little blue light on the drive will sometimes go out, sometimes not, but still no access...

EDIT: i have two verbatim USB drive attached... one or the other of them will occasional disappear from This PC and when i look at device manager there is an error on that drive. i disconnect and reconnect and the drives show up and the error in device manger goes away... there doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason as to why this happens. when it does and i try to save something to the drive, that's when i get the "semaphore timeout period has expired"

i have tried to update drivers using windows search online and it always says i have the best drivers loaded....

the drives have been checked for errors and windows reports none... there is still quite a bit of available space on them (80+ gigs on each) and when they are connected and live, i can access files with no problem... it just decides to seemingly drop the drive randomly...

thanks for any help...

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Lately ive been having some serious issues with my comp every program would hang up for 10 seconds then start up again, this would occur every 30 seconds or so. So I ended up reinstalling my win2k on my comp hoping this might fix any software problems that might be causing this. To my dismay the problem still persists, after checking event log ive found constant patterns of

Warning:An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 during a paging operation.
Error:The device, \Device\Ide\IdePort0, did not respond within the timeout period.
Warning:An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 during a paging operation.
Error:The device, \Device\Ide\IdePort0, did not respond within the timeout period.

over and over again. If anyone can tell me what the possible problems may be that would help me alot. And also any kinda program to narrow down the possible problems would also be alot of help.
 

A:Harddrive didnt respond within timeout period

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I maintain some software that makes a tcp socket connection to a different piece of software and sends data back and forth (pretty basic stuff there). We use boost asio to handle reading and writing of data over the socket connection. We have a client that
has deployed this software on Windows7. The client has been having issues with our software not being able to maintain a reliable socket connection. One thing I have noticed is that quite often the networking callback are receiving the error: The semaphore
timeout period has expired.

This error is not coming from anywhere in our code (or the boost code). I've done some research on it and I found a Microsoft Knowledge base article on this error for Windows XP (support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/325487). I've seen a few people ask questions about
this error on Windows7, but they're all in regards to moving files to different drives, nothing regarding network connections.

What does this error mean in regards to Windows7? Does the knowledge base article I mentioned still apply to Windows7?

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I have a Dell Latitude CPiA 366 laptop that intermittently freezes or blue screens. I updated the system BIOS and ran scandisk. The machine is currently stable but I am noticing the following system event viewer error which keeps reoccuring:

"the device, \device\ide\ideport0, did not respond within the timeout period"

This is Event ID 9, Source Atapi.

Micro$oft has an article in its' knowledge base regarding this which point to outdated hardware or firmware. Is the hard drive going bad on this machine? Please advise.
 

A:\device\ide\ideport0 did not respond within the timeout period

It could be. This error sometimes appears when a drive or controller is having problems.

Try getting a diagnostic program that has drive testing.
 

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So I did a search and found nothing definitive regarding this particular error in my application.

I have a Dell laptop with an i7 processor, an SSD drive and 8g of ram, running Win7 Pro 64 bit.

I put a 128G micro sd card into the sd card adapter and slapped into the slot. When I try to move files to the card, I get the error.

I formatted the card just for grins. It won't format NTFS, but it did format exFat @ default allocation unit size.

The only file that didn't copy was one that's 21 megs in size. Everything else was smaller and copied over fine.


Donno what to do from here. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Sarge

Semper Fi

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hello all,

suddenly i am getting the following error message:

error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired.

this happens when trying to copy a 4gb file from my c: drive to my d: drive. i had been able to copy the folder (my thunderbird profile) with no problems at all. now its a problem. running windows 7 professional. any help would be appreciated. i have searched around and can't seem to find a solution. i have tried turning windows firewall off. i have tried a clean boot and still the problem persists.

A:error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired

  
Quote: Originally Posted by LenG58


hello all,

suddenly i am getting the following error message:

error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired.

this happens when trying to copy a 4gb file from my c: drive to my d: drive. i had been able to copy the folder (my thunderbird profile) with no problems at all. now its a problem. running windows 7 professional. any help would be appreciated. i have searched around and can't seem to find a solution. i have tried turning windows firewall off. i have tried a clean boot and still the problem persists.


Much information about the problem and possible fixes was just a google away. This also applies to win 7

Error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired

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Greetings,

My environment is: Win'7, Visual Studio 2010, C#

There is another message on these forums with almost exactly the same title. It's closed, so I couldn't post there.

I'm getting that exact same response from Win'7 in a try /catch scheme.

i.e., "...The semaphore timeout period has expired..."

I am quite confident that the serial port is really there, as he will open and will transfer data from time to time.

It's the whims of the hardware that have me so confused.

The exact same code worked perfectly last night. In fact, it has worked for weeks.

The statement which I believe is causing the error is...
TheUsersChosenSerialPort.Open();​

Much like the other thread mentioned, the port is a BlueTooth connector, and Win'7 is reporting him okay, and so on.

I welcome responses from those with useful knowledge on this topic.
 

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Whenever I try to copy large files over a wireless network (Laptop > Desktop) I get the following error:-
 
Error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired
 
I've done a search on Google and have found that a number of other users are having the same problem, but no-one seems to have a fix for it.
 
Can anyone help?
 
(I'm running Vista Ultimate on both my Laptop & Desktop)

A:Error 0x80070079: The semaphore timeout period has expired

Hello Ady,
 
Thanks for your post!
 
This issue may be a little complex and require some steps to troubleshoot:
 
1.    Update the driver of wireless network adapters in both of your computers.
2.    Temporarily disable all the firewalls and anti-virus applications, then check the issue again.
3.    To exclude the factors from other services and applications, do a clean boot to check the issue and perform Step 4.(KB929135) How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vistahttp://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;929135
4.    With clean boot, try to apply the hotfixes contained in the following KB articles:(KB932045) Error message when you use a network connection to copy a large file from one Windows Vista-based computer to another Windows Vista-based computer: "The connection has been lost"
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;932045(KB932063) Several problems occur on a Windows Vista-based computer when you work in a wireless network environment
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;932063
If problem still persists after steps above, this issue is very possibly due to network devices or configurations, please let me know:
 
1.    Whether this problem occurs in wired network?
2.    If strengthening the network signals, the problem can be changed?
3.    What size of files will lead to this error.
4.    Does this error terminate the copy process?
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I am trying to send a VS HCI command to hard-reset a BT module and this error comes up after about 70 seconds..
The same code works on Win7 and Win8.1 but Win10 doesn't allow me to do a hard-reset by sending vendor specific HCI command.

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for some reason...my home network has stopped working. I set it up myself..as i'm kind of a computer geek..but for some weird reason it has stopped workin since yesterday..heres the deal....i have two computers...one upstairs, one downstairs, DSL with LynkSys router. the router is upstairs connected with a cable to the pc upstairs....and wirelessly to the pc downstairs...i had it set up so i can access my music files which are downstairs, up here...the computer upstairs is really old...runing xp however..but no SP1 or anything...the pc downstairs is new..with XP SP etc...and it all worked fine til yesterday..when i got that error while tryin to access my music folder...it wont let me connect to the pc downstairs from here.....but when i go downstairs...i can still access the pc upstairs...ive tested this because i have REALVNC on both pcs...and i can access the one upstairs from downstairs...but not the one downstairs from upstairs.....as i used to be able to a week ago...if u need any more info..please ask....but i think ive posted all u guys need to kno...i just want to listen to my music agian :-( the computer upstairs doesnt have enough memory to hold all the files..thats why the music is downstairs...thank you in advance
 

A:"the semaphore timeout period has expired" help on home networking

anyone?? i can ping the pc downstairs and alll....but idk why i cant share the files
 

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This error, "the semaphore timeout period has expired" keeps popping up when I transfer files over a network. They'll go for about half, and then this error pops up and it's over.

How do I fix that?
 

A:Vista: "The Semaphore Timeout Period Has Expired"

Is this a Linksys Router?

Wired or WIFI?

Are you using an Internet Security Suite or ZoneAlarm?
This may also be thr problem....
This can happen when the total path length of the source file
and the total path length of the destination file are greater than a given
value, 128 I believe. When this occures in windows, it results in a Path
Too Deep error.
 

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I have windows 7 64 bit and I keep getting hangups with the event error

I have downloaded drivers and all are up to date. My machine is only about 4 months old i5 processor Dell. What can I do???

The device, \Device\Ide\iaStor0, did not respond within the timeout period.

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Hi All,
My windows 7 freezes and stops responding every now and then.I have checked the events and found the following message occurs at the time it happens:

"The device, \Device\Ide\iaStor0, did not respond within the timeout period."

I have re partitioned and re installed the OS with minimum softwares and latest drivers.

I have scanned the system with Avast AV at boot time.

I did some google and updated registry values for LPMSTATE,LPMDSTATE and LPM.
I have also changed the Advance power setting for PCI as off.

still the issues is not solved , kindly help and guide me.

My system specs:

Summary
Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i3 2350M @ 2.30GHz 72 ?C
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
RAM
4.00GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD. 300E4Z/300E5Z/300E7Z (CPU) 72 ?C
Graphics
Generic PnP Monitor ([email protected])
Intel HD Graphics Family (Samsung)
1024MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX (Samsung) 53 ?C
ForceWare version: 268.83
SLI Disabled
Storage
698GB Seagate ST750LM022 HN-M750MBB (SATA) 46 ?C
Optical Drives
TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208BB
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Computer type: Laptop
Installation Date: 10/23/2016 1:31:42 AM
Serial Number: 22TKD-F8XX6-YG69F-9M66D-PMJBM
Windows Security Center
User Account Control (UAC) Enabled
Notify level 2 - Defau... Read more

A:The device, \Device\Ide\iaStor0, did not respond within the timeout period.

Next time you want to share your Speccy report, In Speccy, go to File/Publish Snapshot. Copy the link and paste it in your next post.

Try this: [SOLVED] \Device\Ide\iaStor0 did not respond within the timeout period

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Can anyone tell me how to set windows xp professional to log out after a specified period of inactivity ?

A:Setting XP to log out after a certain period of inactivity

Hi dmarks and welcome to the forum!

Do you mean that you want the system to shut down after a period of inactivity?

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hey guys / girls

could you help with finding settings for changing timeout
of browser due to inactivity (under win2000)
thankyou kindly.
bless you
 

A:browser timeout setting

The timeout setting for win 2000 should be the same as win98 because they will be the internet settings and not win 2000. Go to control panel/internet options and open. Go to connections tab in new window and select your ISP then click settings, then click advanced and take the tick out of disconnect if idle for.
 

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Hi,

I'm currently using a program that blocks many ad websites and the like which (I assume) is causing many of the sites I visit to load very slowly as they wait for these ad sites to time out. Is there any way I can lower the timeout period or something to speed up the loading of websites?

Thanks.
 

A:Setting timeout in FireFox

I know that if you want to tweak Firefox, you type about:config into your Firefox address bar, hit enter, and you'll find a bunch of settings. My guess is one will be a timeout setting, but I've not looked yet.
 

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Hi!!!

The link below opens a page on which there is code available for retreiving and setting screensaver timeout property.

Hope this info helps people who are developing .NET code.

http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=504

Happy Programming!!!!!
 

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Not sure if this should be in this forum or the IE forum, but here goes.

I use a hosts file to block sites that have ads, etc. I've noticed that since I upgraded to IE9 it seems to take longer to get control when a page loads. It seems it is taking longer to get the 404 DNS error then it used to.

Is there a registry setting somewhere that lets me set how long till a browser request generates the 404 error?

Or did IE9 change something else to make using a hosts file seem less efficient?

Thanks for any replies.

A:Setting a DNS 404 Timeout time?

There are manual and app ways to do it, but when you shorten the time, you're much more likely to receive the 404 message. Not a good idea.

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Hi
We are using pywin32 for sending WMI queries on remote machine.
We have some question regarding this :
1.Is there any default timeout field for a WMI query
2.Can we set timeout field for a query

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Hello Everyone,
I have an on going ATA deployment, where the customer wants to know, the possibility of having the logs / event retained for 1 year and an approximate idea on the impact of storage and any limitations for MongoDB.
As per the ATA sizing tool and article the requirement of ATA center falls in the below specification.




Packets per second from all DCs

CPU (cores*)

Memory (GB)

Database storage per day (GB)

Database storage per month (GB)

IOPS**




















400,000

12

96

120

3,600

2,000 (2,500)



So we have a approx. storage requirement of 3.6 TB per month, so how long are the logs/event on ATA center kept by default and can we change the retention period for the same.
Thank you,

Regards,
Iqbal Johar

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hi all,
as ucan see this s my 1st post in this fantastic help forum..

well, ive a weired prob., its all about strange ping replies we got from any
client within our small switched network, we're currenly ve a 1Mb ADSL,
clients linked with 3 dlink switches and one Thomson 500 adsl router..
pinging to any domain would result in this very weired behaviour..
btw: we didnt expirienced this b4 imean this's a new thing we're facing,
and sometimes the replies come so normal..

any clues?? can it be the dsl provider itself??
 

A:wiered pings! 300ms..timeout..300ms..timeout!!

Somewhere between you and 216.109.112.135 about 1 packet in 6 is being lost or delayed beyond ping's threshold. Maybe the destination site is busy, maybe your ISP is busy, maybe general network congestion. Not desirable, but not so weired either.
 

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Hello guys, just read my story this is all true.
Okay so I wanted to get a better graphics card so I got this exact card
Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1370-TR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

and my computer is a Dell Studio XPS 8100 Service Tag is C06PNL1 for the computer

but anyways, the graphics card I bought fits inside but the problem is that it has two PCI adapters and my PSU wont support that
My PSU is 350 watts at the moment

and I was wondering, is it okay to upgrade my PSU to like a 600 watt PSU?
this is the one i want
CompUSA.com | CUL-650B | Coolmax CUL-650B Power Supply

dell told me that it could screw up other parts of my computer and void warranty

but should I get it or not? All I want to do is game on my new graphics card DX

A:Need Some Help Period

It says here:

GeForce GTX 460 1GB Power Consumption and Thermals | bit-tech.net

that the power consumption of a Windows 7 system with that graphics card is 250 to 270 watts at load and about 136 at idle.

Dell generally uses decent power supplies, so your PSU may handle it OK. Can you get an adapter so your PSU will have 2 and match the video card?

Dell used to use some oddball connectors, so I don't know whether an ordinary ATX PSU will necessarily hook up correctly in your model 8100.

But 600 watts is more than enough.

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Hi, can somebody tell me why is it that when I delete a letter or phrase, I end up with the period(dot) that is on the delete key.
Thank. you.

A:Period....

Can you give us a screen shot of this to better understand what is happening?

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Hello.
I am using a Canon i9100 printer. Just reinstalled printer in a new Thinkpad laptop with updated drivers from Canon website. This printer worked great (color representation) in my old thinkpad. When I print in standard print quality mode, and set to plain paper the print colors are very good. When I print in High quality mode, and set to glossy or photo paper the color is way off. I checked driver color management and it is set to the same setting in both laptops. I haven't played with the "color profile". Any suggestions, I really would like to get a good glossy print.
Thanks, JB
 

A:Color difference between plain paper setting and glossy setting

so are you saying it worked ok on the old thinkpad with both types of paper, and now on the new one the photo paper is "off".

Are you using the MFG Paper and Ink? Best bet is to probably email via their online support...if the issue is between the new/old laptop XP > Vista...then it would probably have something to do with the driver (Canon) wrote for Vista. They might be able to provide the proper tweaks.
 

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My parents bought a PC last year running W8. I set up there talktalk E mail accounts in the W8 Native E mail client from the Mail tile at the start screen without any problem. All worked fine until recently when in order to download an app they had to register an Outlook E Mail address. Not sure if they had updates applied as well but they had to start logging on to the PC at boot up every time using a password. In an effort to resolve this they restored the PC to an earlier time which has cured the logging on issue (ie no password required) but when they access the Mail tile from the start screen it is an outlook E Mail account that comes up. I have tried without success logging into this outlook account and then adding the talktalk accounts. I even tried using my own account but could not add that either.
All they want is to click the Mail tile and get there talktalk accounts to come up just as before (no outlook or hotmail or anything else). Is there a way to reset the E Mail client/tile in W8 back to what came with PC so that I could set it up just as I did when the PC was purchased. They are running W8 and do not wish to restore back to factory settings as they have a few other bits and pieces of software installed.
If they upgrade to W8.1 will they be forced into using a password to log on every time ?
Any help in restoring the E Mail back to the native W8 client would be much appreciated

A:Setting/Re-Setting Windows 8 Native Mail Client/Tile

Welcome to Eight Forums, drew1000.

The default program to open emails has changed to Outlook. Go to Control Panel > choose Default Programs > Set your default programs > choose Mail. There you can change the default.

Open with - Change Default Program in Windows 8

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Hello:
Every morning when the PC/Win 7 started, appearance Display Setting changed to '1280 x 1024(recommended), instead I set display setting to '1024 x 768,' since the monitor is older and works fine with '1024 x 768' appearance display setting, rather 'recommend setting' ... '1280 x 1024' setting.

Is there a way for me to lock the display setting to '1024 x 768' permanently?

Thanks for any help on this in advance.
 

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I am trying to add a refurbished HP system to my menagerie. It had Windows 7 Pro (64bit) installed when I got it. I went through the setup without any problems, created a user account for myself (Lewis), set the system name to TestPC and started installing and testing some software. Simple internet access (web page browsing) is working fine.

Today, I connected and external disk drive (from a Windows XP system) and I was able to successfully read anything on it. But when I attempted to delete a file, I was told I needed permission even though I am the administrator. I found some instructions at Microsoft for changing ownership of the files on the external drive, so I did that. It was then that I noticed the user name shown was Lewis(TestPC\Lewis) and I was still not able to delete files on the external drive.

Being primarily a Unix person, I have been fumbling around looking for something that would indicate why Windows felt the need to attach the system name to user names. In Computer>Properties>Computer name, domain and workgroup settings>System Properties>Computer Name>Network ID, I found a selection with the following description: "This computer is part of aa business network; I use it to connect to other computers at work". Since this is not true, I selected the other option and worked my way back out to restart the computer.

After the restart, that erroneous setting was still there. I have tried several more times to change it but th... Read more

A:Windows 7: Can't change setting System Properties > network ID setting

Hi Lewis, welcome to the Seven Forums.

The \\DOMAIN_OR_PC_NAME\USERNAME combination is not erroneous, it's how Windows keeps track of users in your network (even if said network only has one Windows PC).

For Windows, when a computer does not belong to a domain, the PC name is used instead of a domain name. I am currently typing this using a laptop with name AGM-W8LAP02 (my own naming policy, my home network is called AGM and this is Windows 8 Laptop number 02). My complete username for this user profile I am currently using on this computer is \\AGM-W8LAP02\Kari. This combination \\DOMAIN_OR_PC_NAME\USERNAME does separate my user profile Kari on this computer from user profile Kari on other computers. User \\AGM-W8LAP02\Kari is not the same user than \\AGM-W7DESK01\Kari.

For Windows it's easier and more logical to use this naming policy even if your PC would be the only one in network. If you now add computers to your network which also contain user profile Lewis, Windows does not have to change the system to be able to separate users not only from other users on the same computer but also from same users on other computers.

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Okay, it's been a while since I've posted a problem, and I hope I can communicate it properly lol.

The Hardware:
-=Mobo1: Gigabyte EP43-DS3L
-=Mobo2: Abit FP-IN9 Fatal1ty
-=CPU: Intel Core2Quad Q6600
-=GPU: ATi Radeon HD4850
-=RAM: 4GB OCZ DDR6400
-=PSU: 620W (Forgot brand... I'll add it if I remember)

More Detail
-=Chipset1: Intel P45 (Gigabyte board)
-=Chipset2: nVIDIA 650 (Abit Fatal1ty board)
-=OS: Windows Vista Ultimate x64
-=Cooling: Zalman 9700NT / Tagan El Diablo (Frigga-huge fan on the site =D)

The Issue At Hand
Well, it's pretty simple. I can't get it to boot overclocked... not at all - on either of these boards, each of which has been touted for easy overclocking (on a budget).

I'm not a newbie to Overclocking... but I AM a newbie to overclocking Intel chips (A previous AMD Fanboy). I've been told, and have always assumed, that it's the same idea.

I gave up a month ago when it just didn't work, but now it just sits there, with that giant Zalman and the 360mm case fan doing nothing but look cool (Which they do excellently).

What I've already tried pretty much comprises what's worked for me in the past; raise the clock speed in increments, raise voltages marginally, and/or lower the clock and raise the multiplier. Every time, no matter how minimal the change was, my computer failed to post, but instead beeps violently (yes, violently) on both boards, forcing me to clear the cmos and start over (Thankfully, ... Read more

A:Q6600 Won't OC. Period.

Have you tried disabling C1E, or does your BIOS even support that? Make sure you've unlinked the FSB and RAM speeds, that would cause some problems for sure. On my board, I have my Q6600 at a solid 3Ghz on 1.25 vcore, so don't push the volts up too far. You could try dropping the multiplier and pushing the FSB speed up.
 

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my speakers are plugged into the right spot and everything should work fine, i had windows xp yesterday and they were fine. i downloaded windows seven and now it says that there is no speakers or headphones plugged in. i have no clue what sound card i have or what my speakers are though, all i do know is that they are altec lansing.

A:no sound. period.

Complete the system specs and then go to altec for latest drivers that are compatible with windows 7.
What version of Windows 7 and 32/64bit?

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I'm using a Dell Inspiron 9100 Laptop, and literally up to today, I never had problems with my Wireless internet, but now it simply doesn't connect to any access points whatsoever, but the configurations repeatedly say things are ok. After doing further inspection, it tells me that my wireless hardware is missing, but that simply isn't true. Here's my IP Config:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Tchakalla> Ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : seraph
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : myhome.westell.com

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : myhome.westell.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Cont
roller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0F-1F-1E-A0-0A
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.41
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
192.168.1.1
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, July 28, 2007 11:20:03 AM
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A:No Wireless. Period

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My folders with period (.) on its name will lost the folder name after the period. But the folder name itself doesn't change
Sometime after reboot the problem is gone but will back after some time

Example:

Note the Type and the name. They should be "NokiaCooker_2.9" and "NaviFirm+ 1.7"


In file inside the folder properties, the location shows the right path, but in folder path not (when in edit mode however, it shows the right path until I press enter to exit edit mode)

same with above

Thanks.
Sorry for bad English and explanation

A:Folder Name after period is gone

I'm confused.

Would you give me one and only one example of folder name which is not appearing correctly?

A smart move is to never use a period in a folder name.

Use the period for its original purpose, that is, as the separator between folder and extension or put another way as the first character of the "extension".

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I've seen  a few forums and tried all fixes, I had sound previously  but today turned on my laptop and no sound.
sound device installed and working properly (so it notes) also tried update drivers and noted I have most updated.
I tried to restore back to earlier time, nothing..
I'm on a dell, not sure what other info one might need to help me out so just ask and I will reply.  I can hear something in my speakers from time to time, like a sound of static so I know the speakers work...but where did my sound disappear to?
patti
 

A:no sound period

Hello pat! What do you see in device manager??
Look in device manager and see if you have any yellow marks.
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000833.htm
 
Here's a whole bunch of suggestions for a HP tutorial ???http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01884922&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en
PS You may not have all the features, but you should have most of them.

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hello> these are my periods> i cAnt type numbers< commas< words and letters just capitaliZe themselves< i have to right click on everything to open links or files< when i select one thing it selects everything< And theres much more>>>(periods) I WOUld appreciAte it sooo much if someonE could help me if its possible and not to lAte> ive tried every program> nothing has been found>>> please please please tell me you cAn help> thank you! Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:51:40 AM, on 01/28/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Stardock\SDMCP.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminatorShield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\basfipm.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Jetico\Jetico Personal Firewall\fwsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
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Before you begin, take a read through these instructions and download the programs that I've advised. Save the below instructions in notepad or wordpad, because you also have to work in safe mode without networking support, so this page wouldn't be available then. You should not have any browsers open during the cleaning process unless otherwise prompted.

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 carrying out the procedures below.

Please allow yourself a few spare hours. Below are instructions for a virus scan(s) that can take longer then 2 hours.

It is also important you don't miss a step and perform everything in the right order!! .

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition
*Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directi... Read more

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First of all, I'm Mike T and new to the forum. I have been having access problems with IE so much that now I'm using Netscape. Anyway, when I try to use IE alone (using links, or desktop shortcuts, all I get is a flash and nothing happens. I have tried to download from th IE website, uninstall/reinstall, and I keep getting "You have the most current version of IE. Setup will close now. Can anyone help?

A:Troubles with IE PEriod

What version of windows do you have?

Go to control panel/ internet options / general
Click on delete files/ delete all offline content.
Click clear history.

Please download
Mcafee stinger multivirus removal tool
Install and run

Spybot search and destroy
Ad aware personal form Lavasoft
Install, update,run, check for problems , fix problems.
A Squared trojan remover
Download, install, update, scan and fix.

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Alright.

So I've been asked to wipe an XP Home computer and replace it with XP Professional, and up until now, there have been no problems. Well, it hasn't taken long for one to crop up.

There are no connections listed in the Control Panel. Not one. And I haven't the foggiest idea on how to set one up (Networking is not my strong suit).

Anyway, the laptop is normally connected on a DSL connection.

Any ideas to get it working again?
 

A:No Connections. Period

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ok heres the problem:

just recently my computer has refused to go past the Starting Windows XP screen (with the stupid blue bar that scrolls < to >). it continues to hang up on that screen (the bar is still scrolling btw), i even left it there for almost an hour and nothing happened (except for the bar scrolling). so i decided to reformat my HD. well i went to put in my XP disc and after booting from disc and loading all the necessary components, it would stop on "Setup is starting Windows." so i tried putting in my Win 2000 disc and deleting the partition, that worked. so i put the XP disc back in and restarted the cpu, still hangs up on "setup is..." after a few restarts i managed to get past that and reformat the HD.

after many tedious hours of reinstalling drivers, etc. i still have the problem, it still stops at the scrolling blue bar screen. i tried restarting the computer in safe mode but it will not go past:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/Drivers/MUP.sys

now i am completely lost and frustrated
this is completely beyond my knowledge for PC repair, any help will be greatly appreciated.

quick notes: reformatting the HD did nothing; cant get past "setup is..." to repair; safe mode isnt working; starting with last known configuration didnt work either (hangs up at the starting windows screen [bear in mind that the stupid blue bar is still scrolling]).
 

A:XP will not start PERIOD

Welcome to TSG....

I would suggest going to the hard drive manufacturers web site and downloading the hard drive diagnostics for this particular make and model number hard drive and running it to see if the hard drive is still OK.

Also I would check all connections power and IDE cable connections to make sure they are OK. If you have another hard drive I would take this one out and install the other hard drive to see if it does the same thing.
 

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I have a HP ProBook 6550b laptop. It has the wide keyboard with the number keys on the right (as well as across the top row). The del key is also on the right. The del key has a period in what would normally be the shift or uppercase position. Whenever I try to delete a character it inserts a period instead of deleting. It will still do this regardless of whether number lock is on or off and regardless of whether shift is used or not.
Does anyone know how I can get it to delete as it normally should??
NOTE: A similar question to this was also posted by someone else in a previous thread but the solution offered, ie, toggling the number lock, did NOT work.
Thanks
 

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Hey all. I haven't been here in awhile and the reason why I'm here is very very curious. You see... I'm a pretty techy guy and can fix things pretty easily, but this one has me baffled. First, I'll give you my computer specs so I can break this down as fast as possible.

MoBo: MSI A75-G55 Military Class II
RAM: 8GB Kingston HyperX Genesis DDR3 1600MHz (4GB x 2)
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200RPM SATA 3.0GBs
CPU: AMD A6-3650 Quad Core FM1 Socket Series
PSU: 650w 4-pin connection

Now let's move onto the problem... Whenever I power on my computer, it won't boot. At all. Not even to the intro screen showing you the motherboard label. Can't go into BIOS. ANYTHING. The curious thing about it is that I was using a Gigabyte A75-UD2H board and that's when it started, so I got a new board, yet it persists! I still cannot boot into BIOS and I know if you have a faulty HDD, it will at least recognize the MoBo first then tell you it can't find the HDD, which spins up fine and works perfectly... The CPU isn't burnt out or anything and I just really can't figure this thing out! If anyone could help me out it would be MUCH appreciated! I want to stop tearing my hair out and get off my sister's computer as SOON AS POSSIBLE! Thank you so much!
 

A:PC won't boot period

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Chrome and Chrome specforce. First time i installed the game when you open the console with the tidle key to type what ever the period would work on the key board. After awhile it stopped working thought it was the keyboard. works just fine anywhere else. Uninstalled game reinstalled didnt help. Doesnt work in either game. Help.
 

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