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PC won't accept Maxell DVD-R

Q: PC won't accept Maxell DVD-R

I just bought some Maxell DVD-R discs which won't work with my Win7 drive.

I've never paid much attention to what I use before, but surprised about this. My other discs that work fine are Memorex DVD+R.

I verified my DVD drivers are up to date.

Please advise.

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Preferred Solution: PC won't accept Maxell DVD-R

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A: PC won't accept Maxell DVD-R

There have always been different types of DVD RW disks +R and -R being the main ones, check the specs of your Writer to see if you can burn the disks you have. Of course some systems can be temperamental and refuse to accept a certain batch of disks, A certain manufacturer's disks, or even individual disks of a specific batch

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Audio jack from laptop only accept the first device introduced and if i want to exchange headphones with speakers the speakers dont work,but if i restart and insert the speakers work very good,please tell me how to solve the problem 

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I have a problem with a Maxell DVD-R I have at home. It has lots of rare music video's on it and so I don't want to lose it.
All of a sudden it won't play on my DVD Recorder/Player (Sony RDR-HXD770) and my PC can't read it and so I can't play it on Windows Media Player.
I have cleaned the disc and also cleaned the laser on my DVD player. Other discs are fine on the DVD player and PC.
However, the disc will play on my PS3 so the data is still there.
Anyone any ideas ?
I have since learned that a pre-recorded DVD I have (Queen - Live at Wembley Stadium) will also not play on the DVD player but WILL play on both the PS3 and my PC.
Can I assume that the DVD player is at fault ?
 

A:Maxell DVD-R issue.

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I have two Maxell DVD+RWs that will not read in my DVD recorder or laptop.

I think I have erased what was on them once or twice but I can't see how that would affect it.

Thanks.
 

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i was wondering if there's any drivers for maxell maxcam...for windows xp? i have a really old one...for 98..and i still have my camera and want to use it for xp. i guess it's probably too old for my computer. :rolleyes:
 

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I'm sure you guys have posted like 398745809345309856 replies to problems with maxell webcams, but i think mine is slightly unique...

I have a Maxell Maxcam Plus Webcam, and it worked great on my HP laptop that ran windows XP...but someone jacked my laptop, so now all i've got is my desktop (also running XP)

I still have my webcam, of course, and i tried plugging it in today..."CIF Single Chip Found!"...but there the computer stopped recognizing that i had just plugged my once working webcam into it

It doesn't register the camera in "my computer" at all, and the control panel doesn't register it as a camera (just the single chip stuff again)...

Unfortunately, my computer did not install the software automatically as my laptop had.
I've searched for the drivers for this thing ALL DAY and NONE of the ones on driverguide.com work...

Regretably, i've lost the original installation disk...

Anyone got any ideas, or should i buy a new webcam?
 

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I have a toshiba notebook, intel pent 4, xp, 512RAM, 1.9 ghz and an external BenQ burner 162I and dual layer 16X although I use 4.75 media.

I have a chance to purchase Maxell 4.75 R+ dvd's which is one of the brands recommended by BenQ. The others are Sony, Imation and TDK.

In Canada in the retail stores we are somewhat limited; and so when I saw the Maxell available at an excellent price I decided to buy some and now after using the "dvd identifier" program I find that the dvd's are Manufactured by Ricoh Japan, and that the Manufacturer ID is Ricoh Japan, the Media type ID: ROI and the blank disc is 4.38 gigs.

I just wanted an experienced opinion on whether these were good dvd's and I will go out and buy more.

I would appreciate comments, thankyou

A:Maxell Media available & Manufacturer

Maxell products have been around for a long time, and has a reputation for good quality.
Regards,
John

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When I connect my external hard drive to my computer it is recognized and shows up and everything but for some reason it can't be opened. This problem started after my brother put some wii games in there and connected it to the Wii...

I clicked on properties and it reads 0 bytes so nothing is detected when I scan it for viruses. (finishes after 5 seconds)

Even though it shows 0 bytes it still has all the data cause after this, I connected it on my wii and it has the games and on blu ray and it shows every video and photo I put in there, it's just a problem with windows...

I don't want to format it because I have like 5000 photos from trips with my family and also some pretty important documents from my dad's work.
 

A:Maxell HDD shows up but won't open

I found the answer! The Boot sector was damaged and Windows before looking for the information on the hard drive it looks for this sector. So all I had to do was to get a Linux computer and it was able to open it, it would have also worked with a Mac. Didn't lose any file I had in there.
 

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Hi, Im trying to remove the bloody secure partition on my Maxell.

Someone told me that I need to use the software that can on the stick but I removed it when I tried reformatting my stick.

Can anyone provide me with a download link for it.
 

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anyone know about the samsung se 208 gb writer and why it won't record maxell cdr's

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Hello There,

I have a Toshiba Satellite L300-11F laptop. It comes with 3 USB ports.
I have an older 1GB pendrive and just recently purchased a Maxell 16GB pendrive.
The pendrive works flawless at work, desktop pc but does not seem to work with the laptop.

I managed to use it only once, since then the laptop USB port simply does not recognize it.
I can tell it as the red led is not flashing and the pendrive can not be accessed.
I tried using the supplied Toshiba USB hub, no luck either

The 2 USB ports are ok as I use mouse, digital camera with it.
So is the 16GB pendrive, it works perfectly using other machines eg desktop pcs

Am I missing some USB drivers or whats the problem ?
Please help as I need to be able to use the unit on the laptop too.

Thank you!

blaze
 

A:Maxell 16GB pendrive problem : HELP PLS !

I'm doubting its drivers but you said something I want a little more information on.

supplied Toshiba USB hubClick to expand...

Was this a powered Toshiba usb hub or unpowered?

If unpowered do you have access to a powered one?
 

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Hi Gang,

I have found four good deals for 100 blank DVD disks. I'm buying 16X. I have a choice between TDK, Memorex, Maxell or Philips? Which is better? Or is there a difference at all?

Also, I notice Verbatim's are a little bit more expensive than all the rest. Are they worth it?
 

A:Solved: Which 16x Blank Media is Best? TDK, Memorex, Maxell or Philips?

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Is the brand "Maxell" of poor quality? I ask because several burning programs tell me they can't finish a burn because of a medium problem. Initially the message is all is AOK with the disk, however.

Suggestions for alternate brands will be appreciated.

{redoak}
p.s. Device Manager shows no problem with my burning hardware, a TSST Corp. CD/DVDW TS-L632D
 

A:Solved: CD/DVD writing programs don't like "Maxell" for DVD+RW

Simple as that some DVD burner drive don't "like" some brands of disks, for no clear reason. Can't recommend any specific brands, don't burn a lot, but I usually use Verbatims and they've never been bad for me...
 

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I recently changed ISPs and added a Netgear wireless router to the modem. I configured the modem and router useing my PC laptop, and generated a WEP Key with 64-bit encryption. I was able to successfully connect with my WEP Key on my PC and on my TiVo, but my Mac (which is a new MacBook) will not accept my WEP Key, saying there is an error in joining the network.

The dropdown menu in the AirPort window has four choices: (1) WEP Password, (2) WEP 40/128-bit hex, (3) WEP 40/128-bit ASCII and (4) LEAP. I'm assuming that since my WEP key is set to 64-bit encryption, that I should use the first option, which is what I have been trying.

I was able to connect my MacBook to my old wirelss signal, which I have not disconnected it (it's cable-based and runs from a different modem/router; my new ISP is DSL-based), and that signal also has a WEP Key with 64-bit encryption.

I also tried disabling the WEP key encryption for a time, and then I was able to secure a connection to the new signal, but I want to maintain the encryption. Please help.
 

A:Mac Won't Accept WEP Key

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Hi guys,

I'm going crazy here... I am looking for a way to enable VPN connections TO my Windows 7 machine. I cannot seem to find this anywhere.

I know this was kinda hidden on Vista too, but in Win7 I cannot even find it!

Can someone PLEASE point me in the right direction. I'd like to be able to connect via VPN to my home machine when I'm not around, you know - access shared folders, printers and such.

I really hope they put this in the beta and that I am just blind and not seeing it.

A:How to Accept VPN connections?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by peconi


Hi guys,

I'm going crazy here... I am looking for a way to enable VPN connections TO my Windows 7 machine. I cannot seem to find this anywhere.

I know this was kinda hidden on Vista too, but in Win7 I cannot even find it!

Can someone PLEASE point me in the right direction. I'd like to be able to connect via VPN to my home machine when I'm not around, you know - access shared folders, printers and such.

I really hope they put this in the beta and that I am just blind and not seeing it.


hi open control panel - network and sharing center - change adapter settings
while the window is open press alt and the menu bar will be visible then go file new incoming connection and follow the prompts

cheers brad

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I am running Windows XP Professional, Version 2002, SP3 in a corporate environment. I use IE7 version 7.0.5730.11.

When I try to add a website as a favorite it doesn't "stick". I can see it on my favorites list...but then without any other action from myself it will disappear. Something is deleting them. The weird thing is...not all get deleted. Some stick and some don't, but most don't.

What is going on!??

A:IE7 won't accept new favorites

Welcome to TSF

Seems to be a common issue but no real solution

Is your Favorites folder in the default location:
C:\Documents and Settings\user account name\Favorites ?

Try the procedures in this article:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/ie/redxorg.htm

Uninstalling /reinstalling IE7 may help. If XP SP3 was installed after IE7,
it should be uninstalled before uninstalling IE7.
IEBlog- IE and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/200...and-xpsp3.aspx

When installing/reinstalling IE7 disable antispyware/antivirus programs and
follow other tips/warnings at http://www.ie-vista.com/known_issues.html

http://groups.google.com/group/micro...e9cbf9da073653

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i wonder if you can help a complete novice with a problem i have. until yesterday my laptop which has vista home edition running, worked just fine. i started it up earlier today and i was met by various error messages. the main message was "the service cannot accept control messages at this time" i got this when trying to update my anti virus ( Norton ). i also got it when trying to open up ccleaner and some other windows programmes. some programmes , like "convertx dvd "worked OK , itried to do system restore but got the same message. i started up in safe mode and managed to do system restore, taking my laptop settings back a week. i restarted in normal mode only to be met by more errors " host process for windows services stopped working and was closed " " application layer gateway service stopped working and was closed ", and also the " service cannot accept control messages at this time " i still cant access the programmes i mentioned , i even tried the repair your computer option on my laptop, and the last known good configuration option ,no change. so I'm stuck. anyone any ideas? is it a virus? or is there a solution you can help me with. sorry its a bit long winded, but that's what has happened.
 

A:the service cannot accept...

has anybody any ideas how to solve this. would a complete reset work? if i do it what will i lose? programmes I've loaded? emails? sorry but I'm very new to PCs so any help would be very much appreciate, thanx
 

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Hi, is it possible to incluse a tick box on a html form which then 'energises' the 'Submit' button?

E.g. I have a form which i want people to read and agree (via a tick-box) to a disclaimer before the submit button on the form is energised.

I do have a vaugue knowlege of Html, but am stumped on this issue.

Thanks, Paul.
 

A:Accept 'Tick-box'

You need something other than HTML to accomplish this. SOme sort of active scripting. I an sure there something that can be done with Java type form validation.
 

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I have an ABIT KX7333 board with AWARD Bios/softmenu 3. I am using corsair pc2700 ddr ram and an Athlon xp 1800+. Everytime I go into my BIOS and change anything, namely the memory CAS from 2.5 to 2, or anything with the memory for that matter, it won't boot. I know the memory can run at that rate but it jsut isn't working. Also, I am using an Nvidia GeForce 4 ti 4200 vid card, and I can't change the AGP settings for optimal use. The only thing I can use is the optimum performance defaults, which is not as optimal as I know it can be. I have the latest Bios update, what is the deal here? Any input would be greatly appreciated
 

A:BIOS won't accept changes....?

Possibly insufficient power, I've had the problem in the past while trying to run larger amounts of RAM at higher speeds. I had to go to a 400 watt PS.
 

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A:The service cannot accept......

Norton AV is the most "Pain in the B" ...So many bugs and problems ...

No wonder your going Nut.....Use Norton Uninstall tool to remove it ...
Use Avast instead ....IMO.

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My daughter's HP laptop (windows XP) was running fine. Battery just ran out, she plugged the computer in and now it will not let her log back on (and she is sure she is typing her password correctly). Any suggestions?
 

A:Won't Accept Password

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Hello,

I have done everything I can think of to allow incoming RDP sessions, but it is not working.

I have checked the box under system properties/remote (Allow Remote Assistance connection to this computer) and I have check the box under McAfee Firewall/ports and system services for port 3389.

I have also temporarily turned off the firewall....no good.

I know that system I am RDP'ing from works because I can get to a Windows XP machine.

Thanks in advance.

A:Will not accept RDP incoming

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mlvogt57


Hello,

I have done everything I can think of to allow incoming RDP sessions, but it is not working.

I have checked the box under system properties/remote (Allow Remote Assistance connection to this computer) and I have check the box under McAfee Firewall/ports and system services for port 3389.

I have also temporarily turned off the firewall....no good.

I know that system I am RDP'ing from works because I can get to a Windows XP machine.

Thanks in advance.



What version of win 7 are you using (starter,home,pro,ultimate)??
ken J

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My new laptop that I had only been using for a few days, suddenly won't accept my password. I KNOW it's the correct password, but it says no. I never set up Password Retrieval, since I only had it for a few days. What do I do?? I absolutely can NOT get on!

A:Won't accept password

sorry, but we cannot help with password issues, per TSF rules.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/rules.php


Quote:




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Users may not post hacks, cracks, or give instruction how to pirate any type of software, or anything similar, in any forum of TSF. We do not condone, support or give instruction on any illegal activity pertaining to computer systems, computer hardware, computer software programs or computer related activities. Included in this group of activities are requests for help to circumvent system admin passwords or Administrator settings on networks. We do understand that the majority of requests may be legitimate, but we do not have the means to discern these from non-legitimate requests.

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Ok, I've got a dual P3 700 at work that we really can't use in it's current state at work. It's a fiery tower that was meant to be a print server from EFI . They won't even support the hardware on their website. It's got a Tyan Thunderbolt mainboard in it. They used their proprietary BIOS when they built it so you couldn't change the OS. After finally figuring out what mainboard was in there I went to Tyan's website and downloaded their version of the BIOS and flashed it. Now when I try to install 2K, I can partition the drive with no problems but it keeps telling me that I need to choose a windows 2000 compatible partition to install it on. It doesn't give me the option to format the partition in the setup. I am able to go into the recovery console and use the format command to format the partition, but it keeps giving me the same error in the setup. The hard drive is a SCSI IBM running from the onboard SCSI ultra 2. I checked all the BIOS & SCSI BIOS settings and they seem to be correct. I tried downloading the latest SCSI drivers and loading them before the install, but that doesn't make a difference either. I've also tried different partition sizes with no luck. What I don't get is why can I partition the drive and format it (in recovery console), but can't install on it? Can anyone give me any ideas on what to do? Thanks
 

A:Can't get Win 2K to accept partitions

Have you tried formatting with Partition Magic? I use version 8 to partition all custom systems that I build and I love it, it works grate! I have never had a problem using PM8.

Lance
 

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Hello,

By some reason Win7 only wil run with 1 x 2 GB RAM.

First i couldn't install Win7 - i got BSOD wit somthing about VSMRAID.SYS and IRQL NOT EQUAL.
Then I try to remove som hardware, and when I removed one of my to 2 GB RAM, then Win7 was installing perfect.

Afterwods I tryed to inset the second 2 GB RAM again - but then BSoD came again.

What is wrong? Why do Win7 give BSoD?

Win XP was OK with 2 x 2 GB - Why is Win7 not?

RAM: 2 x 2 GB GEIL, PC2-6400, DDR2-800
Mainboard: MSI P45 Zilent/Platinum with the newest BIOS.

Please help me :-)

A:Windows7 only accept 2 GB RAM

Hi,

Welcome to 7 forums

In this regard, i guess the problem is with the 2 GB RAM or the RAM slot. The issue is not with Windows 7.

► Lets say RAM 1 works, RAM 2 caused the issue.

* To find if the defect is with that RAM or the slot, remove the working RAM 1 and place the RAM 2 in that same slot.

* If your Windows works fine, then the problem may be with the other RAM slot. If the RAM 2 causes BSOD now, then the issue is with the RAM. You may have to replace that RAM 2.

* Additionally, you can try interchanging the RAM slots and boot up !.

Hope this helps
*

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Hi everybody,

it's my first post here and I have a serious problem.

My old laptops motherboard burned, so I stripped the RAM and HDD an threw the rest away. I bought a used Toshiba Satellite Pro without the HDD.

I put the old one into new laptop. But I had set HDD pw on my old laptop. I remember it 100% correct but the new computer does not unlock the drive. It says: HDD Password Invalidate Press any key to continue.

I tried going through Bios but it says "Registered". AndI cant select the Drive, going up/down on the list they just skip this drive.

I also tried booting straight from windows Disc to format and reinstall Windows but it askes HDD password before even booting up the disc.
Any Ideas how I can get rid of password or get the computer to accept it?
eidt: I dont necessarily need the data from the disc. I do lose some valuable pictures but I am happy if I can just format and install new wimdows.
 

A:Failing to accept HDD PW

howdy and welcome. You may want to re-read the rules page, as we will not assist in bypassing passwords.

Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

thanks for understanding,

v
 

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Hello. I just brought home an HP All in One desktop. I sat and filled it in last night. I just tried to get on it and I can't get past the login screen. I wrote my password down and it won't accept it. It says my name and underneath, it asks for my psswd. My email is wrong. It says **REMOVED**. That's not me. I have spent 3 hours getting # after # from Microsoft and sites to log onto. Not ONE of them helps ant the online chat is worthless. Is anyone out there able to help me? I'm so upset. Thanks. Maggie

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did a restore and password wont work, cd drive is broken so cant use any recovery cd's. need to know how to bypass password to get to desktop. Can't use cd drive for anything. Cant do full system restore with f11. NEED TO BYPASS THE PASSWORD TO GET ONTO DESKTOP PAGE!

A:Won't accept old password

Visit this link-http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/05/27/forgot-windows-administrator-password-ways-to-recover-and-reset-password-in-vistaxp20032knt/

But i think you might be still needing a workable Cd drive.I am not sure whether you can boot this software from a USB.

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Is there ANY product out there that will allow a PC to accept Mac formatted disks (zips, floppys, etc.)?
 

A:PC accept Mac disks?

Chris286 said:

Is there ANY product out there that will allow a PC to accept Mac formatted disks (zips, floppys, etc.)?Click to expand...

http://www.download.com/TransMac/3000-2248_4-10256283.html?tag=lst-0-1
 

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Try as I might, I can't insert a cd in the CD drive.
It has been working and I've tried EVERYTHING that's
on the help line, but really, it doesn't have a cd in
and when I try to put in a cd, it just goes in a bit and
then won't grab and pull it in. Feels like it's butting
against something hard and already in.

This is for a Mac OS X
Version 10.3.5
Processor 1.8 GHz PowerPC G5
 

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The following configuration change was requested for this computer's trusted platform module (TPM):Clear TPM.

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My mobo will accept up to PC100 and i have 128 mb of pc100 on it now.Will it accept a stick of pc 133 instead of pc 100.Will it reject it or accept it, and will i have repercussions from it. What would it do etc..
 

A:Will my mobo accept this ram?

More than likely your motherboard will accept it, but it will only run at PC100 speed. And I doubt you will have any problems, just you will not be running the ram at it maximum capacity. If you could give us some more info, like what kind of mobo, ram, etc. you have it would be good.
 

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Hello,

This is about not being able to accept cookies, I E version 6.

I have changed and re-changed setting in internet options. I put the bar at accept all cookies. I have shut down my firewall and this did not help. I am using Zonealarm.
I have seen this addressed on several news groups and no one seems to have an answer. I have searched the knowledge base and tried several suggestions, no help.

Starting out, I E 6 was working okay, and then it quit accepting cookies. I asked for some knowledge from this forum. It was suggested that I use I E version 5.5.

I have Win98, Pentium II, 233 mhz, 196 megs ram, 32 g hd, plenty of room.

I used a program call IEradicator to remove I E 6. (http:\\www.98lite.net)
This did seem to remove I E from my computer. I ran it twice. I scandisk and defraged, ran regclean, scandisk and defrag again. I installed I E version 5.5. I still can not get this computer to accept cookies. I discovered that the internet options drop down was the same as version 6. This options menu still has a privacy tab included. I donít think that this is part of version 5.5.

I still canít accept cookies.

Does anyone know what to work over, to help me correct this main problem?

I know that I can empty all data and reformat. Might be what has to be. Did not want to do this.
 

A:Cookies, can not accept

Here are two possible ways that may help .

Double check your settings ( close & reopen ) to make sure everthing has been done correctly & the changes have stuck .

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http://www.langa.com/newsletters/2002/2002-12-02.htm
Dear Fred: Let me tell you of a simple way I have come up with
for managing cookies. It may not work for everyone, but it
works for me.
In the Internet Options (Security tab), I set both the
Internet zone and the Trusted Sites zone to Medium security.
Then, in the Internet zone, I disallow cookies that are stored
on the computer, while allowing session cookies. In the
Trusted Sites zone, I allow both. Whenever I run into a site
which needs to store a cookie (like eBay, Amazon, cable TV
listings, etc.) I add that site to the Trusted Sites zone. At
the end of the day, I have on the drive those cookies which I
need to keep, and all others are history.
To make this even easier, I use a small application called
Trust Setter, which puts two buttons in the IE toolbar, Add to
Trusted Sites, and Add to Restricted Sites. Get it from
http://www.jasons-toolbox.com/ScriptRepository/ .
Available by right clicking on the unwanted page .

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http://www.jasons-toolbox.com/cookiejar.asp
Cookies present a dilemma. On one hand, chances are you want to accept cookies from some sites
(for such functionality as savi... Read more

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TAB 2A7-30HC pad/mobile will not accept the local operator's SIM card Telia. It may be that it is not an approved operator in the list of operators.How do I get an operator on the list. Telia is a large government supplier in Sweden.The unit was bought out side of Sweden.The unit works with other operator s SIM cards but not Telia! Any tips just use is on wifi today

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My Intel 975xbx (rev. 304) will accept three 1 GB sticks of Corasair XMS memory, but when I put a fourth stick in, I get the three beeps and it won't post. I have tried all four sticks in different combinations, so it isn't a particular module that is "bad". I followed the voltage settings recommended by Corsair and have tried altering them, but I can't get all four to work at the same time. They were all purchased together, by the way. I can't find anything on Intel's site or Corsair's sited about a known problem. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Bill
 

A:Bad Axe won't accept 4 sticks of ram

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What is the highest CPU speed supported by an Abit SD7-533 Motherboard?
 

A:What CPU will this motherboard accept

I would suppose these vague lists are close to the truth http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-ABIT/SD7-533.html but it might support faster P4s with 400 FSB, too.
 

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I bought a 15inch notebook in November, paying for Microsoft Word ,Home and Student package. It worked okay until January when Word became disabled, I received a message saying my subscription had been cancelled.(I'd paid to have the package permanently). I was advised to type in a product code. I typed in the product code HP had given me but got a message saying code was no good. I phoned up Microsoft. They said the code hadn't been activated by the seller and was of a type only given for trials anyway.I emailed the HP sales consultant. I got a reply which told me to contact technical support: no link, email address or telephone number. I wrote back, telling them to sort it out or at least pass me on to someone who could.After this I received a text telling me the product was going to be collected from me this Wednesday, Feb1. I got an email from the sales consultant implying i'd asked for this. There's some mention of a replacement but I haven't been told when this is going to be.I phoned up today and I could tell the guy speaking to me was giving me a load of guff. he said the product could only be fixed by them collecting it. He said he'd email as to when a replacement would arrive but I knew he was making it up and the email hasn't arrived.They want to collect the laptop on Wednesday February 1. If I let them collect it I've got no idea when a replacement will arrive and they might try to argue there's nothing wrong with the laptop.I've... Read more

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system crashed got it back with Dell support can not upgrade to w8.1
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Can anyone assist with the following?

i Fitted new Asus P5GDC-V Deluxe mobo, board with a P4 3.2 gig processor, the board does post.
However on completing the IDE scan the following message appears.

"An ultra ATA/66 (or faster) drive is connected with a 40-pin IDE cable on the primary channel.
Drive speed is downgraded to ultra ATA/33 mode"

after seeing the message the PC suggests a hardware change has taken place but will not boot from the primary drive,
The correct IDE cable is used (in the correct cofiguration) in the primary IDE slot.
in the BIOS the drive is seen but it appears not recognised?
The boot H/D drive is A seagate Barracuda ATA 1V (model ST38002 1a) 80 GIG.
relitively new with W XP loaded.

If anyone has come across this before i'd appreiciate some guidence.

Regards Libraryman.
 

A:Mobo will not accept my H/D

have you tried with a different IDE Cable?... just asking...
 

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HP DX2450 Microtower. This system comes with HP branded Windows XP install disk and a restore disk(among others). I wanted to perform a repair install on XP. Inserted the HP restore disk, system reported it sees a valid restore disk and ask for the Windows install disk. I put in the HP Windows XP disk, when it got to "install Windows" , I chose "repair an existing XP installation". When it finished installing, it ask for the product ID. I looked on the CD, in the i386 folder/unattend.txt, bottom line is the product ID. When I put in this key, it tells me it's not a valid key. Now I'm stuck. How can this not be a valid ID when it's on the same disk used to install Windows, and what can I do now?

A:Win XP will not accept product key

Often the product key is on a stick attached to the computer.

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I have just started to use a new machine I put together and I'm trying to take my old hard drive (a Maxtor Fireball 3 30 GB) and connect it to the new machine as a slave drive. The master hard drive in the new machine is a Western Digital WDC WD800BB. Now I know the IDE 2 slot on the motherboard is working because the system recognizes the CD-ROM drive. I have tried every jumper setting possible. I follow the WDC setting. The Maxtor is a 9 pin drive, so the WDC said to put two jumpers when running a dual set up. This did not work. I tried to set it how Maxtor wants it where if it's going to be a slave drive then there shouldn't be a jumper at all. I thought that it might be a system level issue , but I've tried every combination in the drive sequence to make it work and it just won't. Every time it says that the drive is not found. I know the drive works fine because I can put it back in the old machine and it boots right up. I'm not sure where to go with this. I've even set each drive to the manufacturers specifications and it still doesn't work. What's also strange is that the WDC has to be set on cable select to work even with out a cable select cable connected. This is all happening before the OS ever boots up. Any suggestions?
 

A:System won't accept harddrive

If this is a new machine, why use such outdated [and slow] drives? Even the WD is only a 2meg cache drive. Modern mb are really designed to use sata drives.

Next if you really really must use these drives, post your exact system specs AND how you have them connected; ie Asus xxx123 motherboard with drives connected to ide1, ide2, etc.
 

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Just bought a new laptop Install seemed to be going well until I entered the wrong password for Wireless Network Chose to do a recovery to try to solve that issue. Upon restarting, my password was no longer accepted, although the password hint was still there. Not sure if the problem has to do with the fact that I performed a recovery, or because I somehow entered the wrong password twice during initial setup, or perhaps there's a finite number of password attempts that Windows 7 allows before it locks you out, because I've tried about 200 versions of my password Can anyone help?

A:Windows 7 won't accept my password

Hello Jazzi, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset your user account password.

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have a new computer that I need to reformat with the proper operating software (XP Pro, an older version that has never failed me) The version on the machine right now is not running things properly and won't install certain updates (unverified perhaps?)
This new machine is foreign territory to me as it has sata drive and is 64 bit. As far as I know, this is all that sets it apart, for the most part, from the rest of my computers. It's as state of the art as I could put out for
I've never had a problem installing this XP Pro disc on any other of the computers so I don't see it as the problem at this point.
Here's the deal...Computer reboots with disc in, I press any key to boot from the disc, Windows does it's thing, I'm asked what I want to do, I press enter, it continues in a normal fashion up until the license agreement. I can't get past here. I have the choices of f8=accept, esc=do not agree, and next page. My f8 does nothing. If I press esc, I'm exiting the install right away. Scrolling down, to read the agreement, and then pressing f8, doesn't change anything either (as it sometimes does on web pages) Finally, out of frustration, I believe I've covered every key across the board
This machine won't do things the other slower, more out of date ones will. Is this another of those things? Do I see a trip to the builder of this box in my future?
Any info would be greatly appreciated. I'd like to ge... Read more

A:Can't Accept License Agreement With F8 Key

Look at your keyboard and see if there is a button for F Lock on it.On mine it is to the left of the escape key but it may be in a different place on yours if you have it. Press it once when your F8 key isn't operating.By the way, the version of Win XP Pro is different for the 64 Bit processors and the drivers for Sata drives may have to be added manually before the install:http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/64bit/default.mspx

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Hi,

My netbook - a Toshiba nb305 - is inexplicably not accepting my password, nor that of my wife's who has a separate user account. We know the passwords we're inputting are correct, so have no explanation. We have ensured that the CAPS lock and NUM locks are off (and we've tried entering passwords with them on) so that's not the problem. I'm presently holidaying in Greece, and the netbook was working perfectly on the plane journey over here. Came to use it in the hotel, and it is having this problem. Tried starting in Safe Mode also but same problem occurs. Any help you could give me would be GREATLY appreciated.

Regards,


John

A:Help with Startup: W7 won't accept my password

Is the laptop you are logging into normally used at work? If so, check the Domain you are logging into, try changing that to just the computer name.

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Under internet options, privacy the cookies keep changing to Accept All i dont change them and its really worrying . Done a few virus scans with NOD32 but nothing . Also internet explorer keeps moving to the back as if another programme is opening and then closing-might be related . Any clues please help. Thanks.

A:Cookies Keep Changing To 'accept All'

One of your security programs may have the "internet options" locked.Could be a corrupt IE file.Are you "applying" "OKing" your way out of the changes?You could run a scan with an antispyware program. One of the Best is SAS.Download and Install Super Antispyware free. Reboot into Safe mode and Run SAS. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds. http://www.superantispyware.com/How to Start Windows in Safe Mode:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/

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