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Problem booting at 230v option

Q: Problem booting at 230v option

Hello all!
For months, my pc had no issue booting at the 230 option on my PSU. However, a few days ago I powered it down and it wouldn?t turn back on until I had switched it to 115. This wouldn?t be an issue, except now my USB microphone doesn?t work anymore because it draws too much power. Whenever I try to boot with 230 now, my pc goes on this endless cycle of trying to startup, and the fans speed up and slow down over and over and over again. It?s so annoying!

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i have a 230v PSU anyone know how many watts that is?
 

A:i have a 230v PSU anyone know how many watts that is?

It could be anything; 200W or 1000W. You need to look at the specs of the unit. There should be a label on the ps with the info.

BTW to find watts, you need to apply the basic formula VxA=W [volts times amps = watts]
 

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Hi
I have come across this new device from Netgear, is this safe?
It sounds good on paper and I am sure it would answer peoples question on whether to go hard wired or wireless
Any views or opinions?
http://www.netgear.co.uk/wallplugged_ethernet_bridge_xe102.php
 

A:Networking using 230V opinions please

Hello,

Based on your subject line, I suspect the only thing you might get out of that particular Netgear product would be some popping noises and possibly some smoke. It is listed as 110 VAC operation only. Any type of simple voltage conversion transformer would probably
block the the data signals.

The unit may have problems in US homes with 240/120 VAC power wiring. I suspect that it may not work too well, if at all, if each unit was plugged into a different 120 VAC phase.

It lists a 14 Mbps data rate. This is slighty faster than a 10 Mbps wired ethernet connection but only 1/7 the speed of most typical wired ethernet connections which are 100 Mbps.

It is slightly faster than an 11 Mbps 802.11b wireless connection but only about 1/4 the speed of a typical 802.11g wireless connection.
 

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This story is super long. So I go in to clean my comp and I have been noticing that my startup has been pretty slow lately. So I cleaned out everything and decided to switch my RAM to different slots. Once I did all this I turned on my comp and my monitor failed to respond. So I put my RAM on their original spots and this time it decided to respond but I also noticed that my heat/cooling fan fell off. I then tried to turn the computer on. But I switched the volt button to 230 while it was off and it responded but my comp instantly turned off. I then found out that I basically destroyed my PSU. I went to the store and got thermal paste and a new PSU and pasted down my fan and installed my new PSU. What I failed to check is to see is if the switch was on 115v or 230v. The switch was towards 230v showing 115v. Did I destroy my PSU again? Also my RAM isn't the problem because I tested it. So when I turned my computer on the same thing happened as the one I previously ruined. Would I need to buy another PSU?
If so on the voltage switch which voltage option is being selected? If the switch to towards 230v and showing 115v or is it the opposite? I know it sounds dumb but I'm that cautious now!

Oh and I also tested my Motherboard so that also isn't the problem.
 

A:PSU 230v/115v -- did I destroy anything?

If you're lucky, you just fried the PSU and the PSU had a fuse to save the rest of your system. Replace the PSU and test everything!
 

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I'm wiring my new place right now and will have a dedicated circuit for the computer. Is there any reason why I can't run a 230V circuit for the power supply since it (Antec SmartPower 2.0 350W) can be switched to 230V? Nevermind the plug configuration....easy fix.
Just an FYI for folks on the computer all the time: Your watthour meter is measuring the higher of the current draw on L1 and L2. If you're plugged into 110V, you're still paying for 220V. Run anything off of 220V and you cut your power bill in half. A good reason to never buy a 110V window A/C unit!
 

A:OK to use 230V switch on power supply?

Definition:
"In electrical terms, one watt is the power produced by a current of one ampere flowing through an electric potential of one volt. "



what? We run at 120V here. Are talking about running your computer off the same line as your washer and dryer? Dryers run at 220V @60Hz which is actually just two separate 110V lines, if one of the 110V lines is off the dryer will spin but not heat. That switch on the back of the PSU is designed for other countries running higher voltage at 50Hz. You are asking for trouble if you try to wire it to a dryer outlet. Technically it may work but will likely reduce the life of the unit.

Amps are still amps regardless of the voltage, watt/voltage = amp. A PSU at 230V vs 110V will still draw the same current. You would actually be using more watts on a 230V outlet. Amp * voltage = watts.

Example: lets say a device is drawing 10A -> [email protected] , [email protected]


How do you figure that your powerbill will be any cheaper plugging into a higher voltage?
 

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Didn't know where to post this, but this question concerns a problem with the CD-ROM drive not being read in the boot menu.

The only visible option in the boot menu is the Notebook Hard Drive and nothing else.

This problem prevents me from booting a Linux installation that is required for a class.

Could anyone provide a solution for me; or at the very least help me discover the problem?

Thanks in advance; any useful information is appreciated.

A:CD-ROM not available as a booting option

Does your CD drive function? Also, did you look in the BIOS setup and not only in the boot menu.

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I have a windows XP computer, I wanted to try out vista so I made a new partition with a boot CD and then installed vista on that small partition but after a couple of days I booted again with the Boot CD and I deleted the small partition so now I only have XP on the computer,


But when I boot up the computer I still see the option of booting in 2 OS vista and earlier version of windows (XP) now if I click on vista, I am getting NO OS which is fine, but how can I take it down? I tried to Edit the BOOT.INI but I only see XP I don?t see any referents of vista, and I cannot use BCDEDIT.exe because I have XP so what should I do?

A:still see the option of booting in 2 OS???????

Hello deutschnaftula

Start>Run and type msconfig. On the boot.ini tab, click "Check all boot paths".

That should remove the dual boot option for you.

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I just got a new motherboard and wanted to reformat one of my hard drives so I could actually get into Windows but when I boot from the disk the Windows Setup gives me no option to format or install Windows. It just starts loading files, then it restarts the computer. If I try to boot without the WinXP cd it starts to load windows then blue screens because I got a different motherboard than my hard drives are used to, even in safe mode it will crash and restart. The new motherboard I got is an ECS Elitegroup GF8200A Black Series, the old one is an ASRock ALive NF6G-VSTA. My processor is an AMD Phenom 9650, I have a 650 Watt PSU, an XFX GeForce 9600 GSO, and 4 GB of RAM. The HDD I am trying to reformat is an 80 gb Maxtor, my main is a 200 GB Seagate but I don't want to reformat that one because it has all of my things on it. Any help regarding either reformatting the one hard drive or making it possible for me to boot into Windows on my main hard drive to install the neessary drivers for this new motherboard would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for helping.
 

A:No Option to Reformat when booting with WIn XP cd

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Hello, I've been having a problem when booting my computer today. When it gets past POST and loads operating systems (Like if I were to dual boot linux and 7) it shows windows 7 twice. At first, it was because I was installing windows to my new SSD, and left the old install on my HDD, which I planned to format and use as data storage after everything was done. I tried to delete it from my HDD, but it wouldn't let me while in windows, so I used my DVD and formatted my HDD with that, and left my SSD as active partition with boot. Soon as I restarted the computer it said something like "Bootmgr missing press ctrl+alt+delete to restart" I did that, and used my disc again to repair it but now its back to having 2 different drives with both active on their list in disk management, and two windows 7 options at boot start.
(Disk 1 is my SSD and Disk 0 is my HDD)

What I want to know is, how can I delete system reserve from my HDD and put it on my SSD without having two windows 7 options (once again I formatted the HDD so it shouldn't even have windows on it.) and put the crash dump option on to the HDD. Also why both drives are showing up as active. Thanks in advance.

A:Double windows 7 option when booting.

You didn`t unplug disk 0 during the new install did you ?

Why do you want to put the SR partition on C ? C looks fine.

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Hi experts,

please help. I cannot make my NB500 to boot to external DVD-rom because there is no option in the BIOS, only HDD, LAN and Fdd... I replaced my defective HDD... please help



Thanks....

A:NB500-107 - no option in booting to USB Drive

When you start your NB press please F12 to enter boot menu. Is USB option listed there?

Generally speaking Toshiba offers small tool for recovery image installation on USB stick. This bootable USB stick can be used for recovery image installation.
Have you created this USB stick in the past?

Out of curiosity: which OS do you want to install?

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Hi i have system installed with windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Whenever i start the system it first shows the Ubuntu 12.04 and then Windows 7. If i don't press a key for 10 seconds automatically Ubuntu starts. Now i want the Windows 7 option must come on top and Ubuntu must go down and if i do no press any key then windows 7 must start. How can i do this???Can anyone help??
 

A:Make windows 7 as first option while booting

How did you set up the dual boot? If you used EasyBCD or similar in Windows 7 then the same should be able to change the default. If you used grub (more normal) in Ubuntu see an article such as this How do I change the GRUB boot order?.
 

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I tried booting my hp envy x2 11-g000ea from start up via a USB and DVD, but it freezes on the setup option where I am to select my country and language. I don't know what to do.

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I've re-installed Windows using an OEM boot CD, and now I cannot get it to boot from the HDD. I have set the prioroty in the BIOS to HDD/CD/Floppy and Windows just gets stuck in a loop when trying to start ("loading personal settings" > "logging off" > "loading personal settings" etc.). It boots fine from the CD if I change the BIOS priority to CD/HDD/Floppy.

I cannot run the recovery program from the CD as it goes straight into the WinXP installation (I'd imagine due to being an OEM CD).

I had to re-install windows due to a virus attack, which I believe must have changed something in the boot registry. Any ideas please?
 

A:Solved: WinXP not booting, no recovery option on CD

Just for further info, I have tried running recovery console from another WinXP CD and running fixboot and fixmbr but no joy
 

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I'm trying to repair my master boot record but when I try to access the repair my computer option using the DVD, it doesn't come up.... Instead goes straight to the drive options.
Anyone seen this before?

A:MBR Missing... No option to repair computer when booting from DVD

Here's How:
1. Boot your computer to the Windows 7 DVD (or to a "Repair CD"). At this screen choose to install now.

 
2. Select your language and click next.

 
3. Click the button for "Use recovery tools".

 
4. Then select "Command Prompt".

 
5. When open, the command prompt will look like this:

 
6. The command we will use, bootsect.exe, is in a folder (named boot) on the DVD.
We need to know what drive letter has been assigned the DVD drive to access the folder.

Code:
Type: diskpart
and press Enter
Type: select disk 0 (zero)
and press Enter
type: list volume
and press Enter
In this screen shot, the 7 DVD is letter: G

 

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Hi,Iam having an Acer Travelmate 5744z Laptop and it has Windows 7 installed.Yesterday i forgot to shutdown the laptop while i am going to sleep, and today morning when i turned it on it started to reume windows, then i've accidently pressed the power button and it just turned off. So i pressed the power button again and tried to turn on the system, but it showed something like "delete restoration data and proceed" so i've clicked on that, boom my laptop fell into bootloop.Current condition : Acer menu comes when pressing power button No BIOS options aka F2 Menu showing up, then a dash (-) comes on a black screen and then goes back to acer screen.If anyone knows fix please help me.










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A:Acer Travelmate 5744z Not booting, No Bios Option

If you put a install disk or system repair disk in the CD/DVD and start, there's a good chance it will boot from the disk. No need to go into Bios.

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Hi,Iam having an Acer Travelmate 5744z Laptop and it has Windows 7 installed.Yesterday i forgot to shutdown the laptop while i am going to sleep, and today morning when i turned it on it started to reume windows, then i've accidently pressed the power button and it just turned off. So i pressed the power button again and tried to turn on the system, but it showed something like "delete restoration data and proceed" so i've clicked on that, boom my laptop fell into bootloop.Current condition : Acer menu comes when pressing power button No BIOS options aka F2 Menu showing up, then a dash (-) comes on a black screen and then goes back to acer screen.If anyone knows fix please help me.











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A:Acer Travelmate 5744z Not booting, No Bios Option

If you put a install disk or system repair disk in the CD/DVD and start, there's a good chance it will boot from the disk. No need to go into Bios.

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so here what's wrong with my comp , i have an m17 r2 alienwAre laptop.in the bios menu the sata option HCAI is selected but when the comp boots it says no operating system is found when booting for bios sata option RAID it runs fine. But the comp should be on HCAI in order to run features that a specific to that computer . I have tryed reformatting but in HCAI it on finds the second of 2 500g hard drives but the partition with the boot is on hdd1 not hdd2 . Boot up again with RAID it finds both and and I can reformat . I have tryed to reset the registry and have tryed using drivermax to find out if I'm missing sata drivers I've also tryed reinstalling my bios from the dell/ Alienware site now im lost one what to do please help

A:oparating system not found when booting is Sata option AHCI

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Thowgate


so here what's wrong with my comp , i have an m17 r2 alienwAre laptop.in the bios menu the sata option HCAI is selected but when the comp boots it says no operating system is found when booting for bios sata option RAID it runs fine. But the comp should be on HCAI in order to run features that a specific to that computer . I have tryed reformatting but in HCAI it on finds the second of 2 500g hard drives but the partition with the boot is on hdd1 not hdd2 . Boot up again with RAID it finds both and and I can reformat . I have tryed to reset the registry and have tryed using drivermax to find out if I'm missing sata drivers I've also tryed reinstalling my bios from the dell/ Alienware site now im lost one what to do please help


Are you referring to the Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI)? I have never heard of HCAI as an acrnoym in computer terms. If you want to change from a RAID (dynamic) to basic disk it will require formatting the drives.

See the following article for some information;

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/understand-the-differences-between-basic-disks-and-dynamic-disks/5797060

HTH

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Yesterday I began the processing of migrating my C: drive contents to a newer larger SSD. i used Clonezilla to copy to the new hard drive. I thought everything had gone OK but it didn't (of course) . The new hard drive was recognized as the C: drive; the old hard drive was recognized, but only in Disc Manager and Windows would not boot unless i booted from the old SSD. Through a process of pretty much trial and error, I am now at the point where both drives are recognized. The new drive is C: and the old drive is now visible in Explorer as drive I. The old drive still has all it's original contents including Windows and needs to be reformatted (it's more than 90% full). The computer is booting from the C: drive as it should.

The only quirky thing which is happening now is that when I boot the computer, I'm given a choice of loading Windows Home Premium or Windows Home Premium (Recovered). If I do nothing the computer loads the former after 30 seconds...all is well.

Any idea why the "recovered" option is there, and how do i get rid of it?

A:given option of booting to Windows Home Premium OR Recovered version

Well its there bcause windows automatically repaired ur computer.. try which entry is working n remove the other one using easybcd software.. but make sure the menu entry ur choosing at boot is working fine

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We have 4 classrooms of Optiplex 990s and I intend to image them with Windows 10.
I upgraded the BIOS to the latest version A20, and there is no UEFI "Onboard Nic" boot option only a Legacy one. This means that it won't PXE Boot for a UEFI image.
Am I missing something?
Is it supposed to have it?

Thanks

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Recently I purchased a laptop with windows 8 64 bit pre-installed in it. For my job purpose, I needed windows 7 32 bit. After searching the web and also using the information I got from this site, I disabled secure boot, deleted the recovery partition and converted GPT partitions to MBR. Then I shrink the Big partition in which windows 8 was installed to make room for the windows 7 partition. Then I created a new partition and installed windows 7 on it. After this whenever I switch on the computer, a message come up, saying that a required device cannot be found and windows is to be repaired. The only way in which I can start windows is to go to bios, select the boot options and then select boot from notebook hard drive.

Can anybody please tell me how this problem can be solved

A:Booting problem with dual booting with windows 8 and 7

when you created the new partition did you make itin front or behind the existing partition?

If your boot manager is looking to boot Win 8 on Disk 0 Part 1, and you created the new partition in front of Win 8, your Win 7 will now be located on Disk 0 Part 1 which is where the boot manager is expecting Win 8

can you send us a screen cap of your disk management?

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Hello

When I double click C Drive, I see that..

How can i fix that?

I tried to see hidden files by enabling Show Hidden Files & Folder in Folder Option. But i couldn't change the Folder Option settings.

Please Help me
 

A:Drive Opening Problem & Folder Option Problem

try reset the mouse options in control panel
 

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I have a checkbox that when checked it makes an Option Group visible. When the Option Group opens (I've tried both check boxes and Option Buttons) but they both have NO checked off when the Option Group opens. I have tried playing with the default for the Option Group Frame. I have tried setting it up to reset to null when the Option Group opens.

From everything that i am reading there is only a yes or no option, there is no null option. How do I make neither button or checkmark checked? I want both boxes or circles left blank until chosen.
 

A:Access -Checkbox to make an Option Group visible (need no option checked)

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Hopefully there's an answer out there. I'm a long time Firefox user currently using Version 14.0.1 on a PC with W7 64bit.
Since taking the upgrade to version 14, I no longer have the option to pin the shortcut to the task bar of start menu but have to be content with the shortcut on the desktop. When right clicking on the shortcut, I no longer see the traditional option of where to pin the shortcut. I've gone back as far as Version 10.0 but the option is no longer there either.

Any ideas on what's happened or how to solve this mystery?
 

A:Solved: Firefox any version - No option an option to pin shortcut to Taskbar or Start

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1720 with Windows Vista I am trying to do a factory image but the repair your computer is missing from the F8 advanced boot options menu.
Can anyone tell me how to get this back on the list Thanks in advance

A:advanced boot option menu missing option

if your just trying to do a "factory reset" try powering on then press the ctrl key and the f11 key at the same time (at the dell logo), should get you a pc restore screen, follow the instructions...good luckps, if you have a manual, the key configuration may be different...

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The Troubleshoot icon that should be under the 'Advanced Startup' Option is missing. System is a new Dell Latitude 10 ST2 Tablet running Windows 8. Have access to 9 other identical tablets, all configured the same and they all have the Troubleshoot Option. Have tried multiple methods of getting to "Advanced Startup" display (including Safe mode, 'shutdown /r /o', etc.), but all result in only having the 'Continue', 'Use a Device', and 'Turn Off your PC' options - No Troubleshoot. Other than missing this icon, system is working fine. Shy of wiping the disk and starting over, any suggestions? Thanks!

A:Troubleshoot Option Under Advanced Startup Option Missing

im having the same problem, nobody has a solution?!!?

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When im in a certain website and i select an option in its option box the pc hangs.
Any help greatly appreciated.

Ellis
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4400 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3032 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 9 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 223434 MB, Free - 160323 MB; F: Total - 476906 MB, Free - 469635 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0G848F
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Option box problem

Can you tell us which web site and where you find that option? Kinda hard to figure things out without knowing the specifics.
 

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say i make a new power custom plan and save it now i am useing it as my defult plan here is the probelm eveytime i use the modem the second i click connect the power plan automatically bounces to high performace. and when its done dialing the number sometimes it will auto switch back to the custom plan and sometimes not. what is causing this to happen its very annoying especially if im using the batter however it happend even when the plug is used or vise versa. what is makeing it auto bounce between plans like that. I re partitions the hard rrive and re-insdtalled windows and even did a master recovery from the factory cds and this still happend after 4 new fresh installs. I heard someone say this is a vista64bit bug but they was not to sure on it. or if ti was even true. is there a fix. patch etc
note i do have service pack 1 and 2 installed and all the window updates done this did not resolve the problem in the least bit.

A:power option problem

Hello Microvista64, and welcome to Vista Forums.

As a workaround, you can use one of the default power plans and adjust it's settings to what you need and use it instead. Hopefully that will work better for you.

Shawn

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Hello,In my power option settings i have selected NEVER to turn off my monitor.But for some reason the pc decides to keep switching the setting from never to 20 minutes.
Any advice would be nice to cure this real pain.
Example,,,I can be watching a film then the screen goes black and no picture,when i check the settings it reads turn off monitor after 20 minutes ????????
I have no idea why this is happening.

Please help
Thanks.
 

A:Power option problem

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guys i have a problem in power schemes tab as you can see.i cannot edit it..

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I am running XP Pro with SP/3 and have lost my power option function. Everything under "Power Schemes" is grayed out so I have no setup options..
Can anyone help, I've not seen this problem before.

Thanks,
Reid
 

A:Power Option Problem

Try this:

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
Line 204 - Right

Download the file. Double-click to install.
 

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Hi,
I want to open new tab in Ie explorer 7 as home page.
but it opens as blank page.
I changed the option in internet option dialogue box, but the problem is that "apply " button is grey and available to action.
how to change options ?
Please help
best regards
 

A:IE 7 Internet option problem?

First go to the page you want to be your homepage, then once you're there go to Internet options and click "Use Current" If the apply setting isn't still available just use the Okay button since they do the same thing its just "Okay" applies the settings and closes the options window while Apply leaves it open
 

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my computer did not show the hidden folder i have clean all the virus from my computer but still i am unable to show the hidden file and folder pls help me

A:folder option problem

First (to rule things out), make sure you have "display the contents of system folders" and "show hidden files and folders" checked, and "hide protected operating system files" UNchecked.

Someone had a malware that made hidden and superhidden file settings unavailable a
few months back. I ended up digging out the registry keys and writing a registry script for him.
If you're still experiencing the problem, try the registry script in the other thread.
http://www.techsupportforum.com/f10/...ns-296522.html

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Hi sir,

Folder Option is not appearing
Task manager & Start-> Run Menu, Registry Editor not appearing

i am getting Error
Task manager has been disabled by Administrator

Looking for good answer
Kannan

A:Folder option problem

Hello RAKannan,

Your problem could be caused by malware on your system. It os quite common for malware to disable the task manager and other programs and options. See the link below.

http://www.pchell.com/support/taskmanagerdisabled.shtml

I recommend that you go through the steps listed in the malware removal forum. Please follow all steps.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

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Dear Friends,

I need help with this. Is it possible for me to disable the autoplay option for my usb drives/thumb drives alone?? I need the option of autoplay for my optical drives but i want to disable the same option for my usb drives to avoid viruses..

Thank You.

A:Problem With Autoplay Option !!!

yes when it pops up you should be able to highlight "Take No Action" and check the box that says something like do this always.

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All my windows are opening in new window. I want to open them in same window.
I check the option in folder option properties , but it does not seems to be working.
can any body help ?
best regards
Nadeem
 

A:Folder Option Problem

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I have a strange problem on win xp SP3. I check the: tools-folder options-'hide extensions for known file types' and 3 or 4 times a day, without a restart or logoff/logon, windows folders will start showing all file extensions. The time intervals are random. I have bitdefender as antivirus. Is this possibly a 'security' measure taken by windows or my antivirus? Thanks
 

A:folder option problem

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Hi new here just signed up

Im having a problem with my performance options and windows aero.

ok well it all started i did a system rating where you update your score on your computer, then i shut down my computer for the night then the next day i turned it on and ever since then my theme keeps changing to windows classic
then i'll go to sysdm.cpl a change it to "adjust for best appearance" then that fixes the problem but as soon as i restart my computer were back where we started with the classic and it changing to custom under performance options on its own, and when i turn my computer on it's not classic right away when i turn it on but it just changes to classic out of nowhere and when im booting my computer up it says please wait with the little circle spinning then it goes to the log in screen, just in case that may have something to do with it and its never done that untill i did that system rating.

please help


my computer is

windows vista home premium
service pack 2
32 bit

A:Performance option problem

Could you tell us more about your computer. We know what operating system you have, but not what you are trying to use it on. Speccy - System Information - Free Download
This will help.
EDIT: Graphics card, ram,computer manufacturer,etc

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I am using a Toshiba A215-S5824 running Vista Home Premium w/SP2

When I chose the Restart option the laptop just shuts down and does not restart. This happens when you select the restart from the Start icon or when an update to Windows or other software need to be restarted to complete the installation of updates.
 

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Hi guys

I have my power setting to shut my monitor off after 15min
of inactivity, it has been set like this for months and all of a sudden
the last couple days I noticed my display wasn't shutting off.

Any suggestions

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Hello everyone, I have just recently went to msconfig, went to boot option tab then clicked on advanced tab, and it was showing 8 cores for start up, I changed it to 4, restarted my computer, and now it only shows 4, not 8 how do I get the 8 back? hopefully someone has an answer for me

A:msconfig boot option problem please help

hi StaceyMorgan, and welcome to sevenforums,

i'm not sure why you changed it in the first place - were you getting problems before?

just untick the box, and all should be ok.

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hi

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when i go to folder and chose orgnaize by size i see no details the size of the folders the size column of the files is displayed but the folders isnt

although the last change and type is displayed

how to fix/?

A:folder's display option problem

Folders typically don't show sizes. Only the files do. It sounds like what you are seeing is normal. I'm not aware of any way to show a folder size in the SIZE column unless you use third-party software. Try this: http://foldersize.sourceforge.net/

Mike

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A:Malware and other windows option Problem

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about the Windows version you are using: What we in particular need to know is version, edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system. If you are unsure about any of these caracteristics, just let us know and we'll help you figuring it out. Please also tell us if you have your Windows CD/DVD handy.Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your ... Read more

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AOA frnds

i have hp notebook with windows 8 OS.
when i plugged in the charger the display totally disappears and the screen has black for only 1, 2 seconds. and the same situation is when i removed the charger. but this is not happened when i was using windows 7. is this a problem or a feature of windows 8. if this is a problem plz tell me how can i resolve it ,
thanks

A:Windows 8 power option problem

This link may get your started on solving the problem, but I have no confidence in what anyone said. Check out the links though.

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hi all
My c:/ drive is 19.5 GB.My operating system is windows xp(sp3) which is installed in c: and firefox is also installed in c there is only 2.5 GB left in my c drive.so to download larger files like 4 or 5 GB I changed the saved files directory(tools>options>downloads>save files to) to G:/(another directory) which has large space).But still when downloading after some time the 'low disk space on c' message is showing.Why this message showing though I changed the directory? How to resolve this?
 

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Ok guys I've got a tricky one for you. I've been to alot of other forums with this one and I am out of ideas so I am really hoping someone here is smarter then me which isnt very hard by my experience =)
I am a network admin for a smaller company. One of our sales guys recently started having the infamous "Windows is blocking access to this file for your protection" error when he tries to extract files from a .zip that is sent automatically from one of our sister companies. It says you can go to properties and click "unblock" which of course I did and which of course makes absolutely no difference. When he double clicks the zip it appears empty. When he clicks "extract all files" it gives the old Blocking this file error mentioned previously. I searched around google and read a couple suggested fixs and nothing has worked. I tried a Registry entry that marks certain files as low risk. I made sure he is a local admin of his machine. I logged in as domain admin and tried it myself...same result. I am kind of at a loss here and he really needs to be able to view and extract zip files. Could it be an update he got and installed? As of right now we dont yet have SMS or WSUS so users pretty much get to pick their own updates (I know its dumb but I just started.). It cant really be a group policy because everyone operates under the same policy and it works fine for them. He is running Windows Xp Pro SP2. Any advice someone smarter then me co... Read more

A:Windows Xp Integrated Zip option Problem

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Hello,
I am having problems with my comp. I got a virus from somewhere, i don't know. I then went in to safe mode and scanned my comp using AVG. I got some infections and they were moved to quarantine. I then formatted my comp to be sure that no viruses were left behind. Now after formatting, i still have 2 problems:

1. Whenever i click on any drive in my computer, it opens in a new window.

2. When i goto my computer-tools-folder options-view and when i uncheck Do not show hidden files and folders and after clicking on OK, it again cheks that option. I tried many times and as soon as i click ok, it again checks the option, and hidden files are not shown.

Please help me, i really need to get rid of this and want my comp to behave normally.

Waiting for replies.....

Thanking you.

Here is the Log:


DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Piyush at 11:47:54.77 on Fri 08/07/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1527.1044 [GMT 5.5:30]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) post #2301605 0

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Inte... Read more

A:Problem with Drives and Folder Option

BUMP

Please help me....

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