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"stand by" option greyed out / screen resolution squished

Q: "stand by" option greyed out / screen resolution squished

Hey. I recently reformatted my hard drive. Although I have a Dell XPS laptop, I didn't have the disc and reformatted it using my friend's Dell Inspiron disc. We did, however, log into my account on the Dell site and we installed the drivers that originally came with my system.

Everything seems to be fine, except for two problems... (1) the screen resolution feels "squished", like the dimensions aren't right, and (2) when I go to shut down, the option to stand by is greyed out.

Any thoughts?

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Preferred Solution: "stand by" option greyed out / screen resolution squished

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

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

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A: "stand by" option greyed out / screen resolution squished

This seems like your video card drivers aren't installed correctly. I would double check what model video card you have. Go to the Dell site and plug in your Service Tag #. That should pull up what drivers you need to load. If the video drivers aren't loaded correctly it may very well cause the standby/hibernate function to not work.

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I deleted a partition I had added previously for a Linux OS. After deleting it turned green as in "Free Space" I want that available space given back to C. I have included a screen shot of where I am. I don't know what to do next. The "Extend Volume" Option in C is not activated.

System info included below

Thank you.


OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name LOGOS-PC
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model HP G60 Notebook PC
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz, 2200 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.65, 12/15/2010
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
User Name Logos-PC\Logos1
Time Zone Mountain Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.91 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.27 GB
Total Virtual Memory 7.81 GB
Available Virtual Memory 5.20 GB
Page File Space 3.91 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

A:"Extend Volume" option on C greyed out. Free space available but how?

I`m fairly certain the entire space has to be deleted down to unallocated space, then you can extend C

I recommend making and using a Partition Wizard Boot CD to do all your partition management.

https://www.partitionwizard.com/part...otable-cd.html

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in Windows 7 starter.

It was there until today. I tried system restore to no avail.

"Group by" appears when I swap to details view but I don't want that setting.

I always use the "list" setting for files in a folder.

It is greyed out in the View dropdown menu and also in the right click context menu.

What do you reckon?

Can't find a solution here or on google.


Hi all, I've used this excellent forum many times for help without sgning up in the past.

A:"Group By" Folder view option greyed out

Hello Willm, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What are your current "Arrange by" (in library), "View by", "Sort by", and "Group by" set as?

Are you able to use "View by" -> "List" using another option below instead?

File and Folder Arrangement - Change in Windows Explorer Window

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by

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I have Windows 7 HP x64 (from two different DVDs) on both my PC and one of my laptops. On the PC I can select 'Group by' for a folder, when I right-click, in all folders. On the laptop though many folders have this option greyed out (though not all): for instance I like this option (by date) for the recent folder (C:\Users\Martin\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent). OK on the PC, greyed out on the laptop.

Anyone know why? Thanks,

Martin

A:Folder "group by" option is greyed out

Anyone, please?

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Hi,
I am plying the "Disk Management" in my Vista to try to increasing the volume of (J. However, I found the "extend volume" option for (J is greyed out!
At the moment, the situation (Disk 0 Basic 298.09 GB Online) is:
55MB Healthy (EISA Configuration)
RECOVERY(D 5.12 GB NTFS Healthy (Primary Partition)
OS (C 250.43 GB NTFS Healthy (System, Active, Primary Partition)
1.46 GB Unallocated
OS2 (J 41.01 GB NTFS Healthy (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Logical Drive)
Do you have any suggestion?
Thank you so much in advance.

A:"extend volume" option is greyed out!

I don't know how large you want J to be but, since the total disc space is allocated, I think you're going to have to shrink your C: drive to get extra space for the J. You don't have much to work with if you only have 55 Mb of free space.

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Hi all
Previously the  "Save Picture"  box would put a web generated title in the box and automatically selected JPEG.  Now the title box reads "untitled" and the only file options offered are "png" & "bmp" 

Please note that a similar post has appeared, but the solution did not match the fault.  I'm seeking to restore the automatic response to save picture, that might have been upset by antivirus clean-up programme.

Thank youin advance for considering my problem

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Hi,

When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

Hi,
As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?
Thanks!


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interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time.
Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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Well, that's it really.

I'm using Excel 2007 and when I right-click on a cell or row, the "cut" and "copy" options are greyed out. I can still work using the toolbar menus and icons, or the shortcut keys, so it's not a big problem, but I'm not comfortable with the context menu not working properly.

This happens in all workbooks, including brand new ones. I've looked through the Excel Options but can't find anything.

Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: "Cut" and "Copy" greyed out in Excel's context menu

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So, my computer has been working fine until yesterday. I plugged in my iPod, and a few seconds later my computer seemed to power down into stand by mode. (Whether my iPod had anything to do with this I'm not sure)

I unplugged all my peripherals and rebooted. XP gets to the login screen but then just goes into stand by mode and my monitor says its going into "power save."

I can however boot into safe mode just fine. Although when I boot into VGA mode I get a blue screen with the error "IRQL not less or equal."

I've searched for some info online and it seems to probably be a hardware problem, either with the motherboard, graphics card, or power supply I'm guessing. I re-inserted the graphics card and RAM for good measure, uninstalled graphics driver, and cleaned out any dust in my case, but no avail.

I'd like to try and pin point the problem some how so I can get a better idea of what's wrong. Any suggestions? Thanks!

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Vostro 400
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11 GenuineIntel ~2394 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. 1.0.13, 3/21/2008
SMBIOS Version 2.5
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.... Read more

A:Desktop entering "stand by," monitor goes into power save, and IRQL blue screen...

I would go to Dells support site ( http://support.dell.com/ ) and using your service tag get the drivers for chipset and also video and install them both (in safe mode).
 

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i recently contracted a virus that does the above mentioned things. i have hijack this, prevx, and wintasks. i also have just downloaded norton 2007. can anyone help me fix my ailing computer?

josh
 

A:Task manager disabled, no "run" option, no "turn off" option

oh, i am running win xp sp 2, have a dell dimension 2350, and have already deleted viewpoint manager, but i'm still stuck.

josh
 

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First things first, thanks to all who can help.....





I need to programmatically make some adjustments to the Internet Explorer security settings. Most of these settings I have found but there are a few I have not been able to get a clear exact location for in the registry. I will be using a .BAT file to make
the adjustments on 100+ PCs.





Here is what I am looking for.....





Under the "Internet  Properties" found in control panel, under the "Privacy" tab there is an "Advanced" option button. When I click on it I get an "Advance Privacy Settings" options box. On it are several settings.
The first setting, "Override automatic cookie handling" needs to be checked in order to access the other options. I can do that by adjusting the DWord value of "PrivacyAdvanced" under the "Internet Settings" key in the registry,
"HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet settings", to be specific.





What I have not been able to find are the registry entries for the "First-party Cookies" "Accept, Block, or Prompt" options, the "Third-party Cookies" "Accept, Block, or Prompt" options, and the "Always allow
session cookies" check box. Please see picture below....















I have seen references to the following settings as being where those options exist, but nothing that explains ... Read more

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This problem started happening about a week ago and I've never had a problem like this before. The problem is that often (but not always) when I start a game, it goes into full screen and it will usually change the resolution like mosts games do, except when I either exit the game normally, or alt+tab out of it, the resolution does not change back to normal. I have my desktop resolution set at 1024x768 normally. This seems to hold true for almost all my games. Even the windows screensaver causes the same problem if it changes the resolution.

After this happens, if I go into display properties and try to change any settings whether it is resolutuon, color depth, or even the refresh rate. I get an error that says it can't be done and I probably don't have administrative rights. The only way to fix it is to reboot the computer.

My graphics card is a Nvidia GeForce4 MX 420. Around when the probelms started I updated the drivers to some beta drivers from the Nvidia site. I assumed those might be the cause so I downgraded to the latest official foreceware drivers which I had installed before. The only other things I can think of that I have installed before the problem occoured was the new Microsoft Anti-spyware but I doubt that would have caused it.

Does anyone have any idea what is causing this problem? I am out of ideas...
 

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Show lock screen background picture on sign-in screen option is missing from Windows 10 1903 Version.
I am unable to set sign-in screen same as lock screen

Vishal

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Hello all,
I have seen posts about this problem but was unable to find an answer. I am running Firefox 3.6.17 on Windows 7 Pro 64x. When downloading files from the Internet I am unable to "Open" or "Open the containing folder", in other words I can't get to the download. I am running the free version of Zone Alarm and use free AVG anti-virus. I don't recall changing anything in those programs recently. It seems like all the sudden I am not able to download content any longer. It has worked fine in the past. This is a homebuilt machine. What would be the things to try, either in the antivirus or firewall if there were setting changes made there? Barring that are there any other things I could try?
Thanks in advance for all the help.
Coal

A:"Open containing folder" and "Copy" greyed

Is there any reason you are still running version 3.6.17 when version 9.0.1 is the latest? Just curious. It could be something that might be causing your problem.

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Hi..after a crash of the server (win2000,exch2000) we've copy the Mdbdata in another PC.
Reinstalled Windows 2000 Server and Exchange 2000 Server.
Now we're trying to mount the mailbox store (Priv1.edb 5 GB) but we receive this error:
The database files in this storage is inconsistent.
So, following the MS article n. 327156:
Eseutil.exe says that we have a "Dirty shutdown" database
"Eseutil /p" remains in "stand by" on "repair damaged database" step at 90% (the day after was still at 90%).
Any suggestion will be very appreciated....
Thanks in advan?e to everybody.
 

A:Help.... Exchange 2000 priv1.edb recovery: Dirty shutdown,eseutil /p remain in "stand by" on "repair

Have just spent most of this week getting our e2k server up and running again. What about backups? We spent 2 days running eseutil /p and isinteg - finally got the information stores mounted but found approx 50% of users had absolutely nothing in their accounts.
Then resorted to restoring from backup (we used MS backup)- was surprisingly straightforward and hassle free.
If you haven't backups and eseutil /p will not run you will need to try a eseutil /r to get the databases into a 'consistent' or clean shutdown state before it will let you run the /p option. Our database was 12Gb and the /p took 8 hours to run. After that you'll need to do an isinteg - but be aware there can be significant data loss.
Good luck. Lots of help here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t25426221-restore_emails_from_edb_file
 

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I am on a Windows 7 Professional SP1 system, running IE 11 (11.0.9600.19230C0, update version 11.0.101 (4483187).


When I have Internet explorer opened in "kiosk mode" on one monitor and I open a hyperlink from the other monitor it will open the link in a new IE window (non-full screen) .    If I do the same test with IE not in "kiosk mode"
the hyper link will open in the open window/tab. 

I have Internet Options -- Tab settings "Open links from other programs in"  set to "the current tab or window".  

Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks - Tim Reisner

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The "Idle-time Full System Scan" in Norton 360 v4 is bogging down my computer constantly, and there is no option to turn it off in "Automatic Tasks".

I contacted Norton and (after several attempts to find someone at Norton who could understand what I just said above and getting "hung-up" on over Norton chat. Inexcusable!!!) I was able to get a hold of a technician who told me that Norton intentionally removed this option "for security reasons, because they didn't want people turning it off".

The problem is, people will then be forced to turn it off by turning off ALL scheduled tasks (under "Settings/Scheduling/Schedule:Manual Schedule") and that is an even worse security problem than the relatively small one that would be created by turning off idle-time full system scanning.

Once the system has completed a full system scan, all files are on-access scanned anyway, so running a full system scan every 3-4 days is rather silly and extremely annoying--especially, because it will continue to try to run every time the system is idle if you cancel it.

A warning urging the user to not turn off idle-time full system scans without fully understanding the risks, and after explaining the risks, would be VERY preferable. Or at least the option to run the full system scans when the system is idle on a certain day of the month/week! The schedule for idle-time full system scans really needs to be separate from other tasks. In fact, t... Read more

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I am trying to rebuild by search index because my computer won't let me arrange items using the "Arrange By" option... However, when I try and load my indexing options to rebuild the index it will sit there and say "Waiting to receive indexing status". If I click the "Advanced" button it will freeze... I also receive an icon and loading display problem SEE PIC#1. Also when I click on "My Computer" it sometimes will sit there searching and it won't load. SEE PIC#2

I have tried the following:
1. Restarting the "Windows Search" service multiple times at different boots.
2. Deleting the files contained in the folder "C:\Windows\System32\config\TxR\". http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2484025
3. Stopping the "Windows Search" service then I opened up "regedit". I went to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSearch, SetupCompletedSuccessfully" I changed the value from a 0 to a 1. Then I rebooted my PC. I then went back to the same key and changed it back to a 0 and rebooted my PC again.
4. Turning the "indexing service" on and off from the "Turn Windows Features on or off" menu.
5. Microsoft Fixit Indexing Troubleshooter
6. Sfc /scannow
7. Tried this hotfix http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977380
8. Tried another user account and creating a new user account
9. Tried resetting folder view to "defaults" http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/15692-... Read more

A:"My Computer" won't load, Disappearing Icons, & "Arrange By" option won't work. Help?

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a friend told me how to set up my screensaver so that it scrolls thru all my pictures in "my pictures" folder. I've done so, but there's quite a delay between pictures, it doesn't seem like it's showing pictures from the whole folder, sometimes the pictures are very small off to one corner, and in-between pictures the screen is blank for a bit and usually has a symbol on it such as a musical note, "exit", a figure running, etc. My friend seems to have hers set up the same way, but it doesn't have these problems. It just scrolls thru her pictures, one after the other, with the pictures taking up the whole screen.
 

A:Solved: problems with "my pictures slideshow" screen saver option

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After browsing through many of the threads here I have decided to post my own as I am unable to come to any conclusions.

MSI, Pentium 4 1.9GHz, 2x60 GB HD (Maxtor ???), 2x256MD DDR-266

It won´t boot at all - none of the F8 boot options work, which I have tried several times after recieving the following error:

Dialog Box Heading: WINLOGON.EXE - Bad Image
Message (not exactly): c:\windows\WnSxS\xxxxxxxxxWindows.Common.Controlsxxxxxxxxxxxx - bad image

I have used the Recovery Console to browse around a bit to see if I can trace what happened, find suspisious files, looking at *.log files etc. Nothing.

All attempts to boot (all boot options) result in the same situation: the regular WinXP load screen appears, then it turns black, mouse appears and there I sit waiting for the login screen. I am still able to move mouse, but no other actions have any effect.

I have had the machine for 2 years and never had any serious issues and I have kept drivers and Xp updated (except I haven´t installed SP2 yet).

Thanks for anything that might help.

PS! Reinstall is not an option (yet)

TROND
 

A:XP Black Screen - no boot option work after error: "WINLOGON.EXE - Bad Image"

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I am running Windows 10 Professional 64 bit. Whenever I set the option "Turn off the display" to "Never", it reverts back to the default "15 minutes". This is under the "High Performance" profile. I have never, since Windows 3.11, ever had a setting change itself back. I have tried to change it and restart. It will either revert upon restart or shortly after. It will revert back even if I do not restart.

A:Power Option for "Turning off display" remains at "15 minutes"

That sounds like my problem - I leave the computer for an hour and it is shut down (I think sleep mode). I just need to hit the power button and it comes on to where it was when I left - but 2 of my USB devices are lost so I have to restart the computer anyway.

I changed all the power settings to NEVER. But his doesn't seem to make any difference......

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Thanks,
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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When i turn on my computer, in the step when windows ask you for choose one User to login... the option "Other User" to introduce my domain user account and pass is not showing.

Also, the witch option is not showing after log in with another account, i have to use the sig out option, this is not a big problem, in fact i dont care, i just mention this because maybe have relation with the first problem.
I need the option Other User... Anyone knows how to fix this?
Windows 8.1
Im connected to the network and the domain is showing up

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few weeks ago I deleted macrium and replaced with pc's own backup option

A:how do i remove "macrium" option from boot screen?

A quick diagram for you:

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Hi,

My computer is in domain and i am using third party software for login (2FA).
i want to disable the "other user" option on logon screen or if i click on other user nothing should happen.

i should authenticate only using third party software via domain.

Kindly help to fix it.
Bachchulal varma

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Alright, so I was trying to fix something earlier. Something for my iPod. And then to finish the settings they told me to reboot my computer. I did. When it came back up, my screen had "shifted' or "changed the maximum resolution". I don't know what caused this (maybe windows update?) or why it happened. All I know is that my default, and my recommended resolution for my laptop is 1366x768. When I had rebooted my laptop, it says that the default, and recommended maximum screen resolution is 1280x800. I'll post a picture below.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE that this is EXACTLY what the screen looks like from my POV. Yes, even the taskbar looks like that. Also, I edited in the black bar on the right side because it exists there for some reason. My mouse pointer can't go there though. The black bar on the top just indicates that my wallpaper doesn't fit completely.

Can I please have some help on how to fix this? (I've tried shutting down, and restarting too)

A:Windows 7 "changed highest screen resolution" WTF?

Quote:
Alright, so I was trying to fix something earlier. Something for my iPod.


So do a Syatem Restore to a date before you did what you did!

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Afternoon, I'm a bit boggled by this issue we are having on a PC at our office. It seems that the PC normally will boot up and the memory usage will be low 2 GB / 16 GB until 10-12 minutes go by then it shoots up 11 GB / 16 GB. It's really odd and I can't explain it, since no applications are started.

I took it upon myself and downloaded RamMap. Using RamMap I was able to determine that the memory is caused by "mapped files" under "file summary" I can see the two large files which are to blame. But I'm not able delete these currently until tomorrow to confirm the user doesn't need them.

What I'm looking for is an answer as to why these files seem to be singled out? Thanks in advance. I've included a screenshot to the RamMap findings and my understanding with how memory is handled is limited.

EDIT - I can see now only 1 large file is being selected for "mapped file".

A:Windows 7 Large files stuck in "mapped files" / "stand-by"

Attachments -

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I recently had my computer crash due to a TROJAN virus and at that time I had Windows XP service pack 3 which my computer man installed for me. After being infected I had to completely reinstall EVERY thing on my computer taking my computer back down to Service Pack 1 the only operating disks I had. Now when I do a Disk Clean Up, it doesn't have the option to "Compress Old Files." Can some one please tell me why this option is not there and how I could go about fixing this. Thank you.
 

A:"COMPRESS OLD FILES" not and option in my "Disk Clean Up"

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Hello, ill try to be as detailed as possible hopefully this makes sense.
I was fooling around on the microsoft office programs , right clicking/properties, and checkmarking the "run in 256 colors" and "run in 640 x 480 screen resolution" etc.... then after clicking them off, my Windoes 7 theme went to the crappy old grey and black borders.... the real problem is when i Go to control panel/ appearance and personalization/personalization and the page with the themes pop up...... I am able to use the transparency features but when I click on, "window" color near the bottom then "advanced appearance settings" then the picture attached will describe the window is showing the old version... i feel as if there is a compatability issue somewhere causing this problem... i went back to the microsoft office files to make sure everything was clicked off etc. and even deleted the microsoft folder but the problem still consists. any help on when i can do?

A:clicked "run in 640 x 480 screen resolution" problem

This screen is for color and appearance when the Windows Basic or Ease of Access theme is selected Click on an item (element) to see the name and settings - change as desired, click Apply, click OK.

Regards,
GEWB

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We used to have "stereo mix" option that enabled streaming audio recording without having to have the audio playing through the speakers. How do I do that now? What replaces that capability? Who makes my sound card? Why is that not readily available somewhere in Dell land? I can't believe forum searching found pretty much nothing on this.

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How do I get "Screen Resolution" (on desktop, right click and select Screen Resolution) to show my main monitor as "1"?

thanks

A:Question On "Screen Resolution"

Hello jko,

The tutorial below can help show you how to set which display you want as your main display.

Main Display - Change in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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When trying to check Yahoo e-mail, I get the message, "Screen Resolution Problem". Running Win 7 on new HP g6-1b60 notebook. I followed their instructions, but the msg keeps coming up.

No drivers show any indication of problems when checking computer>properties.

I can't find a solution on other posts, so any help is greatly appreciated!

Peachy
 

A:"Screen resolution problem"

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Hey,
I have a HP Pavilion notebook. A bit older I think. It had built in windows Vista Home Premium. Somehow my hard disk crashed and I bought a new one. I installed windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and updated to service pack 1. I made a system image using windows default recovery console. Everything was fine. But today I needed to restore my computer to a previous restore point. Every time I press F8 to get to the advanced boot option I see everything is okay except the "repair your computer" option. Somehow the "repair your computer" option disappeared. I tried ctrl+F11 button and the F11 button too. F11 button worked for my previous vista home premium but for Win-7 it's the F8 key. Can anyone help me with this please? How may I get the "repair your computer" option back? Is there any way to edit advanced to boot option to get that option back? I would be needing it in case of system image recovery. Please I don't want to reinstall the O/S once again. Please somebody help me.

A:Advanced boot option doesn't show the option "repair your computer"!

On my clean OS install, the "repair your computer" option also does not appear in the F8 Advanced Boot Options list.
The option does appear on my ACER PC.

You can access this option by booting from a System Repair CD/DVD. A system repair CD is a must have.

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Recently my computer has been very slow in logging in and shutting down. Also my computer has been freezing for atleast 20 seconds or more until I have to just shut it down. I also found last night that my Malawarebytes scanner found this "Rogue Installer" which I deleted. My computer is still running slow to shutdown so I'm not sure if this program is still in. Actually, for a few months I had been having some trouble(intrusions) with some type of virus.

Today, I wanted to try to clean the computer on Safe mode. I tried numerous of times by clicking fast or holding down the f8 key for safemode but nothing happens.

My second option was mscongfig box but I found there was no "BOOT. INI" option. I'm not sure if there is a way to restore this option? If not, is there an easier option to generate safemode? Thanks
 

A:No "BOOT INI." Option in "msconfig" for Safemode

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Even though the tutorial on this forum says there should be a custom option, I don't seem to have it.

Any thoughts on how can I bring it back?

P.S. Does anyone know what that "winrt--{***}-" folder is?

A:"Custom" option missing from "Search again in"

Anyone? Is it the same on your machines too, or just me?

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My monitor uses the resolution 1024 x 768, but this morning it's on 640 x 480?
I try to change the resolution back, but the Resolution option is greyed out?
A warning underneath says: If your resolution is below 1024 x 768, some items may not fit on the screen.

Any ideas how to fix yet another Windows problem?

A:Windows 7\Control Panel\Display greyed out my resolution change option

Check your display adapters under Device Manager (Right click My computer>Properties>Device Manager). If there is an exclamation mark next to your video adapter, then there is an issue. Try resintalling the driver (online or CD that it came with, doesnt matter to start). After the install, reboot the system and then verify that the resolution can be changed.

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WTH?
"USB Device" is greyed out, I don't even have a disk drive plugged in, and I have my big backup disk plugged in, Macrium sees it in the main window too...

Any idea what's going on?

A:Macrium Reflect Burn Rescue Media - "USB Device" Greyed-Out

anyone?

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Folder options > View > " Apply to folders " button is greyed out.


How to activate it ?

Thank you.

t-4-2

A:folder options...." apply to folders" button is greyed out

Hello t-4-2,

Normally that will only not be grayed out if you opened Folder Options from within the same Windows Explorer window through Tools (Menu bar) -> Folder Options.

Folder View - Apply to Folders

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Hi all,

Here's my setup: Nvidia video card>HDMI out to Sony Home Theater System>HDMI out to Samsung HDTV. I use this to get 5.1 LPCM surround sound for video games. It worked fine until I did a firmware update on the Sony unit. Now, the HDMI audio is greyed out in Windows 7 audio playback options. Nvidia Control Panel sees the device as audio compatible, but Windows does not.

Audio DOES work if I connect a different display (through the same system). I connected an Acer computer monitor and everything worked normally. It also works it I connect it directly to the Samsung TV. The Sony unit works on its own or with the Acer monitor connected. When the monitor is connected, Nvidia Control Panel sees the home theater system as Sony AV System and Audio Playback reports SonyAVSYSTEM. When the Samsung TV is plugged in, Nvidia CP sees the home theater system as Sony Digital Display and Windows audio just says the cable is unplugged (doesn't report anything). I'm getting picture with this setup, but I can't even select the audio option.

I'm going crazy at this point, I have Sony working on it from their end and Samsung insists it's not their fault. Is this a Windows problem? I find it strange that Nvidia CP can recognize the unit and marks it as audio-capable, but Windows says a cable is unplugged. I've tried all recent driver options for both Realtek and Nvidia (Betas and stable). All drivers work the same under different connections described above. That the ... Read more

A:Nvidia HDMI "not plugged in" (greyed out), video, but no audio

Although you are having some type of issue with the audio, its really an issue with the Video Card, since the Video card generates the audio for HDMI. If I understand your post, you are only concerned with HDMI audio and not the regular PC's audio (which is separate and thus the RealTek has nothing to do with it).

If you haven't done it, install (or reinstall) the latest NVIDIA drivers for your video card and see if that helps.

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Does anyone know why "send page by email" is greyed out in Internet Explorer 8?

This add-on is installed and enabled in IE 8, but it still will not work.

I normally use Firefox and even though I read a few bad reviews about it's ?Email the Web? add-on, I went ahead and installed it because there is no alternative now for the newest update for Firefox because the "Send Page by Email" Firefox add-on isn't yet compatible with the newest 3.6.12 Firefox update... it appears that I'll have to install Safari to use the built-in send page by email feature.

Though Internet Explorer 8 comes with a "send page by email" add-on pre-installed, it does not seem work anymore... even though it?s "send page by email" add-on is enabled, the option is still grayed-out and inaccessible under ?file?.

The ?Email the Web? add-on for Firefox installs and has a nice interface button, as well as the file menu choice, but that?s where the good things end and the problems start. The initial interface is a bit cumbersome, then it takes me to a webpage to log-in to a Google account, and if I don?t already have a Google account, I have to jump through all the hoops to create one, then I must be logged in to that anytime I want to send a webpage by email, then instead of working with my default email app, I need to enter email addresses manually unless I have a gmail account to import addresses from... then after the 10 minutes that it takes to get thr... Read more

A:why is "send page by email" greyed out in Internet Explorer 8?

digiday,
See if either of these help you -

*In IE / TOOLS/INTERNET OPTIONS/ADVANCED and Hit the RESET button.
This returns IE to it's original state!

*Go to TOOLS /INTERNET OPTIONS /PROGRAMS Tab /INTERNET PROGRAMS /SET PROGRAMS /SET PROGRAM ACCESS AND COMPUTER DEFAULTS / CUSTOM /CHOOSE A DEFAULT EMAIL PROGRAM / and select your email program there. Make sure "Enable access to this program" is checked.

Let us know how you go.

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I've got everything setup perfectly to connect to my home PC via Remote Desktop Web Connection (XP SP2), and it brings up the connection page - but the actual "Connect" button is greyed out on the Web page. Any ideas??
 

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Hi Guys

I running XP SP3 and can successfully connect to the net using a router. I gave this machine to my dad, who connects to the internet using a speedtouch 330 usb modem, and I cannot connect it up for him.
The option to connect using a dial up modem is disabled.

I've searched on the net to find out a resolution, and have tried the following:
- start the Remote Access Connection Manager service
- start the Telephony service
(both of the above report the error "1058 the service cannot be started either because it is disabled, or it has no enabled devices associated with it"
- deleting nextId from telephony (using regedit)
- deleting rows 25 and 26 from some other regedit entry

all of which, after reboot, still prevent me from selecting the dial up model option.

Does anyone else have any other suggestions?
Thanks
nick

A:"connect using a dial up modem" is disabled/greyed

Ok try this: go to Internet Options, click the connection tab, in the section that says "Dial up and Virtual Private Network settings" click add and use the wizard

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Hello,I got 3 equal disks which were a dynamic Raid-5 before. I want to create a Dynamic Raid-5 again in Windows 7 but it's greyed out in the context menu. I can create a mirror, stripped or spanned volume. But no Raid-5 volume.All disks are dynamic disks already and unallocated.Anyone able to help?

A: "New RAID-5 Volume..." greyed out in Disk Management

Hi,
 
Sorry for late reply.
 
After confirming with our product team, it says that RAID-5 is only supported on computers running Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows 2000 Datacenter Server,  Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 Operating Systems. In Windows 7, only hardware-based RAID is supported.  Thus I recommend that you check your computer to see if it meets this requirement and visit the motherboard?s support web site to download the RAID drive controller drivers.
 
References:
 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc786912(WS.10).aspx#BKMK_WINUI
 
Best Regards
Dale Qiao

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I'm running XP Pro 32-bit SP3. In my music collection (located in My Documents), I typically put an image file for an album labeled folder.jpg so it's displayed on the folder when looking at thumbnails. However, I've noticed something strange that I can't figure out. Some folders I'm positive have a "folder" image are no longer visible within the folder in Windows Explorer. I can put the image's file path in and actually view the image, but I can't see it when looking in the folder. I have "show hidden folders" checked on, but the image still isn't visible.

In the meantime, I had started using XYplorer as an Explorer supplement, and it turns out I can see the image file in the folder using XYplorer (though it's displayed as a hidden file is/not opaque). When I check out the properties for the image, the "Hidden" checkbox is checked, but it's greyed out so I can't unhide it. It's only these "folder.jpg" images I've had trouble with, so it's over my head. I've tried the "attrib -h" command that I've seen around, but it doesn't do anything for me. Any help appreciated!

A:Can't Unhide Certain Files / "Hidden" Checkbox Greyed Out

Hello gescom

If the Properties/Hidden box is greyed out then the file is considered a System file

You should use
attrib -s -h [drive] [path] [filename]
at the command prompt to remove first the system attribute and then the hidden attribute.

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I am having this exact same issue on my Lenovo E520. In the Advanced User Accounts - the box to check to "require users to press ctrl-alt-del" is greyed out. In the Local Security Policy I have disabled the Interactive Login. With these changes made the computer will require the Ctrl-Alt-Del during the first reboot but will revert to the factory settings upon subsequential reboots. I believe it is caused by the fingerprint scanner software or drivers but the uninstall option is not available in the Delete Programs utility. Also I am leary on removing these as I don't want to cause conflicts with the other Lenovo factory installed software. Any suggestions?

A:"require users to press ctrl-alt-del" is greyed out

Hello Langrabes, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Using OPTION TWO or OPTION THREE in the tutorial below may be able to enable this option again for you so that it's not longer grayed out afterwards.

Secure Logon - Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE to log on

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello,

When my laptop wakes up from stand-by or from hibernation mode, it pops up this dialog box asking me to

"Please choose which application should receive the image"

and has a list of applications below (currently):

"Imaging
Microsoft Office Word
Photoshop
Picasa2"

This also happens when I attach an external monitor to my laptop. The pop-up window goes away regardless if I select an application and click OK or click Cancel, and its the same behavior - the window goes away and nothing further happens. Its not a major problem, as everything works fine, but its just annoying. If anyone knows what's going on and how this can be fixed, I'd appreciate a reply.

Attached is a screenshot of the pop-up window.

Thanks!
 

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