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Q: Downloaded format software

Hello
I am not sure if any can help i have bought a disc with files on so i can have prefilled forms
this works fine how ever it has asked me to install files so i can edit forms this has now made any doc IE: word
go into this new software and cant be read in or Adobe or Microsoft word this has also some how save all previous letters ect to this new software . i would like to try and keep the software so that i can edit forms but i would also like to return all other files back to a word and continue to write and save and reedit in word. can some please help or advise thanks.

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Preferred Solution: Downloaded format software

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I badly need a software to convert the movies I download from torrent into a format which can run on my samsung DVd player or my samsung LCD tv.
I don't need one which also burns movies onto Dvd,rather a simple,less time taking software.I want to put those movies in my USB.
I've tried dvd flick,aimer dvd creator,divx to dvd,dvd styler but it didn't help.

A:Any software for converting downloaded movies into DVDplayer format.

Hello,

There are many software's that would be available online through which you can convert movies in DVD format one of them is Free Video to DVD Converter.

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Can a document hold its original formatting when it is downloaded, ie a resume?

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I have read quite a few of the example given thru Bart's PE and this forum, but still have not been able to produce a CD or DVD abled to Boot and install an OS. As a student, I have downloaded various authorized OS versions from the Microsoft website named (DigitalRiver).

I have tried burning to cd the iso image and also extracting the iso file, then burning these into a cd but neither format boots up... Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
 

A:How to Create a Bootable CD with a downloaded OS in ISO format

First you need to download Magic ISO from here and then install:
http://www.magiciso.com/download.htm
Now, follow the instructions here:
http://www.magiciso.com/tutorials/miso-make-bootable-cd.htm

You should be good to go because your ISOs are from a trusted source.
 

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My HJT log says I downloaded pirated software using P2P software. I am using Bear Share. Would this be something within Bear Share showing this to protect themselves or would this be an outside source claiming I've done so. I feel as if I was tricked. I downloaded some game mods/updates, which in turn didn't work. Could this be the culprit?

Loopyboy
 

A:Solved: My HJT log says I downloaded pirated software using P2P software.

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I have downloaded a .avi video file.
I cant play the video file using many of the media players ( The KMPlayer, K-lite codec , windows media , vlc )

The file extension is changed to .001 for the first file and .002 for the sencond file....etc instead of .avi as mention in the website.

Thank for your consideration.
 

A:Cant play the downloaded video file ( unknown format )?

The numbered extensions make it sound like one large avi file was split into smaller files for downloading purposes. You will need a file joiner utility program to combine them into a single file before you can play it. There are various free and non-free joiner programs that can be downloaded from the Internet. I have not used them often enough to offer any specific recommendations.
 

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I have some kind of software been downloaded on my computer I didn't do
the software is WinPcap 4.1.2 CACE Technologies does this need to be on my computer
 

A:downloaded software

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I've recently downloaded a couple files. One is a game (from GOG.com), another a BIOS update (from Dell), among others. When trying to open either of the two above, I get the following error message:

"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher"

Another recently downloaded program gives me a checksum fail type of error message.

I've kept up to date with Microsoft updates, and have tried running them in various compatability modes, but get the same message each time.

Any help or insight would be greatly appreciated, as I am rather significantly tech illiterate. Thanks!

Computer: Dell Alienware M15x
Processor: Intel Core i3 CPU, M350 @ 2.27GHz
RAM: 3GB
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), (Service Pack 1)

A:Downloaded Software Won't Run

Hello uhohspaghettios and welcome to TSF,

There are certain 32 bit programs, especially binaries, that will not run in a 64 bit environment.

Could you provide me the links to the programs you are attempting to run?

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Hi ..I have got some unique problem I would say. I have recently got a broadband connection.It's working perfect with everything apart from downloading software.I can download music,video,software(does not install). After the downloading the software when I try to install the softwares ,it sometime says corrupt file, some times says cannot extract or sometimes gives NSIS error. But When I use my laptop in my university network it works perfect with any software installation which I download. I tried the all way to make my service provider understand that there is no problem with my laptop as it's working prefect in other networks but they don't want to trust me. What to do. It will be highly appreciable to me if you could find out way.I am completely hopeless now

Many Thanks
Towhid
 

A:Can't set up any software which I downloaded

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.


Please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.


If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?
If there are other computers on the same network, are they experiencing the same issue, or do they function normally?


On any affected computer, I'd also like to see this:

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

Type the following commands on separate lines, following each one with the Enter key:

PING 206.190.60.37

PING yahoo.com

NBTSTAT -n

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the comm... Read more

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Some programs that I download don't show up in my programs. I have to enter the program in search & it appears. It's in Computer © but it's all the contents of the program. This has happened several times and I reinstall the program but get the same results.

Happy Thanksgiving to all.

A:Downloaded Software

Programs that have no install routines...such as those in .zip files/folders...aren't reflected in listed programs installed.  They don't use an installer so they don't appear.
 
http://superuser.com/questions/532460/best-practice-for-installing-small-programs-without-installers-on-windows
 
Louis

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IdidmyC600,

I am looking for your password in your sig, But i cant find it. can you help?
It is for the software, svctag.rar and SERVICETAG.rar


thanks,
 

A:Downloaded software but need password

Where did you download it?
 

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Hello there. It seems a compilation of rogue software has been downloaded on my computer. Among the programs it runs are Virus Response Lab 2009 and Antispyware Pro XP. Some security warnings come with instructions to download VirusRemover 2008. It has changed my Internet Explorer homepage into hxxp://ahomepagepark.com/security/xp/ and slows down my internet use. False Windows alerts appear about threats to my computer, and it redirects my internet when I click on Google results. I'm afraid I don't have any more specific information to give unless in answer to a specific question. I have attached the info.txt and gmer.txt files, and my log.txt file is copied below. I thank anyone in advance for the help they can offer.


Logfile of random's system information tool 1.04 (written by random/random)
Run by Claire at 2008-10-26 16:46:53
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2
System drive C: has 97 GB (67%) free of 145 GB
Total RAM: 2038 MB (64% free)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:46:58 PM, on 10/26/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
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A:Rogue Software downloaded

Hello, and Welcome to TSF.

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Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Download ComboFix from one of these locations:

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3

* IMPORTANT !!! Place combofix.exe on your Desktop
Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with ComboFix.
Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed.

Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.





The Windows recovery console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery mode that allows us to help you in the case that your computer has a problem after an attempted remov... Read more

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i have tried to download some anti virus software from CNET and half way through a window pops up asking me which program i want to use to run the software - i have no idea - help
 

A:which program to use to run downloaded software

apologies - more specifically - i am trying to run a piece of software downloaded from microsoft called microsoft security essential - a window pops up asking me to "choose which program you want to use to open this file" - help !
 

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their's a link to the file here




< links removed>

A:i downloaded software and now im infected please help

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




a link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined below. Use a USB flash drive to download and transfer the tools to the affected machine, if necessary. You might like to run the Flash_Disinfector.exe on the clean machine and the flash drive first to protect against any possible transfer of infection via USB.


NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Hello, I wanted to find out how I can back up software that I have purchased, downloaded,and installed from the internet. I want to transfer a copy of the application to a disk so I can re-install it if my computer ever crashes, but am not sure how to do this. Thanks for any information you can provide!!
 

A:Backing Up Downloaded Software

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I would like to uninstall Driverboost and Driver Mender, but when I use Add/ Remove Hardware facility displayed on the Control Panel, I am allowed only to change these programs. Normally one has 2 options, Change or Remove.

A:cannot uninstall downloaded software

Hi onkeljoe, have you tried Revo? Use the free version. Have you also checked in Start>All Programs>Driver Mender and see if they have an unistaller there. Also look in the same way for DriverBoost, otherwise use Revo.

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Hi,
I am not a very tech-savvy person. I need your help. I installed a software for my magnetometer on my laptop. (A magnetometer is an instrument for geophysical purposes) I downloaded the software from the equipment manufacturer's site (GEMLinkplus Software for Magnetometers and Gradiometers - Gem Systems ) Unfortunately, the software is not working on my laptop. The installation was successful but I can't open it. I am unsure if it is non-compatible on windows 10 or if it is any other problem? I need help to fix this.
FYI, I use DELL Inspiron, Intel Core i3, 4 GB RAM.

A:Downloaded Software not opening on Win 10

The site only lists support up to Windows 7. Right click on the executable and choose "Troubleshoot Compatibility" from the context menu.

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I was noticing some issues and thought I might have spyware (I just uninstalled my AVG antivirus about a month ago because it was causing crash issues) so I downloaded a free antivirus and removal software. Stupid me was in a hurry and I don't know the name, I just saw that it had the CNet logo and assumed it was legit and haphazardly downloaded it. I think there was a picture of a rhino on it...please tell me this isn't malicious. I rebooted and now cannot get past the "Windows shut down unexpectedly...." and then have the options to boot in safe mode, etc....however, I cannot move the highlight to safe mode, I can't do anything!?! The screen will count down, "start" into Normal mode showing my Compaq screen (where I can not press F2, Esc, or F8), and then it starts all over and just continues to cycle through. I have so many important files, pics, etc., that I will do whatever I can to keep them, just please tell me there is a fix. I will take it to the shop tomorrow, I don't care, I am just totally in a panic about losing everything!
 

A:Downloaded new software and now can't boot up or do anything!?! HELP!!

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The software download came as 4KB html file to desktop, not a zip as most do. Double-clicking it went to a page with a download link, as well as left-side navigation links for Home Page, Customer Service, and all other software available from that site. The address bar showed a C:/documents and Settings\USER\Desktop.xxxx.htm

Hovering pointer over ALL links shows a File///C:/... desktop address with .php extension, even the 'Home Page' link in nav list. Left clicking the 'download software' link brings error that says: can't find "file:/C:///Documents%20and%20Settings/USER/Desktop/downloads/c13eb4626c13090cf3b003e289ff7885/xxxxsetup.exe"

Make sure path or internet address is correct. (xxxx replaces file name).

The assoc'd files d'loaded separately as html files (templates, tutorials, etc.) opened to different page that asked for username and p'word.

Here, only the 'Home Page" link showed http destination with hover, but the login showed C:/ address with .php ext'n. And of course the submit button returned a "Can't find page" error page.

I just now downloaded and installed XP EXEfix from another older thread here that was recently updated. This had no effect.

I've downloaded numerous software pkg's before and since, and they always went straight to a self-contained wizard after double-click.

What setting could be preventing my getting this one piece of software? I've checked... Read more

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I guess the the app files kinda run by themselves when you double click them so it doesn't matter where they are on your computer. I could be wrong though.

However what about the ZIP files? I remember once using the Dell resource CD and it would download some of these ZIP files...but they would put them somewhere in my program files folder. That is why I was willing to use the CD more since it would place these files in the correct place (I mean I'm not going to put them on my desktop for instance).

So where do I put the ZIP files? There are only ZIP and application files.

Thanks.

A:Downloaded Dell Software and Apps - Where do I put them?

Hi Wandering Flame

Make a folder called Dell downloads.

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Hi, I have over time downloaded quite a bit of nice software. However, my Laptops harddrive is smal and I have now an external harddrive via USB setup. How do I make sure the software is transferred to the E: drive with all its files. Whenever I do a 'copy and paste' I find it is not working. I reformatted my smal harddrive and when reversing the software installation from the E drive to the C drive it does not work. What do I wrong or how should it be done. Any advise is appriciated.

 

A:keeping downloaded software save

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in vista basic, openoffice writer and brother printer driver software were easily found in startup services and could be blocked...in windows 7 they dont even show up in the ' services ' list to be enabled or disabled. why? and where are they so I can block them from being on startup? ( I know about going into msconfig and taking them off startup list but that is selective startup not normal startup and I dont like doing that ).

A:cannot find downloaded software in services

msconfig is user specific
try going into run, services.msc
this will affect all users

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Hi!
I downloaded this offline soccer simulator available here: https://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/InteractProgs/sportsdown.html (FYI, its in the end and has the name SOCCERNASA)

I followed the instructions, saved it, extracted it, but its still not running when i open the html page.

I also tried downloading netbeans and jdk to run the program on that, but that isnt working either. Please help me out.
 

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I am using driver updater and it downloads setup and install automatically.
I want to know the link that is being accessed to download that data.
So do you know any way to do that.?

A:How to get link of the data downloaded by a software

It would likely not be easy. You can see what IP address it is connecting to, but likley not the specific address.

You can use the netstat command to see what programs are calling out, and where.

Open an advanced command prompt

Start> In search box type cmd> Right click on cmd.exe in results above and choose Run as administrator> When command prompt opens type

netstat -bnf

Enter

This will list which exe files are connecting to the internet, and also the IP addresses they are connecting to

You can also create a log. Typing

netstat -bnf 5 >> C:\connections.txt

For instance will run the command at five second intervals until stopped by pressing the Ctrl+c keys. This will create a text log file in C:\ named connections.txt

You can also get similar info with a simple, free program like CurrPorts

CurrPorts: Monitoring TCP/IP network connections on Windows

Scroll down to near the bottom and d/l the x64 version. Usually the IP addresses will not load in a browser as is.

If you spend some time learning, perhaps a more complex program like Wireshark can get more info

Wireshark ? Go Deep.

It is a very powerful program, but again, I am not certain it can tell you the exact address the updates are being retrieved from. For instance, using CurrPorts for Avast! Updates, I get an IP address of 77.234.43.64. Pasting that in a browser will get you

A Guy

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Once i downloaded it and it finished , my screen went black and when it came back to normal , my max resolution was 1280x1024

It's still stuck like that and i dont know how to update my drivers cause the device manager update doesnt work and i cant find it in the amd driver update thing.

I also cant play any games because of my drivers

My display adapters are: AMD Radeon HD 5800 Series
and Intel(R) HD Graphics
My processor is an I3-3210
Also my monitor can go to 1680x1050 but i cant set it like that because of unknown reasons. It all happened when i ran the driver update software

I don't know what to do.
I also forgot to mention that my AMD catalyst control center is nowhere to be found

And i had it before the driver update software
 

A:I downloaded a driver update software

Update: I am currently downloading the AMD catalyst control center
 

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Hi, I apologise in advance if there is a thread already related to this
I just bought a new windows 8 installed latpop
I used internet explorer to download firefox and proceeded to install flash, office trial java

flash has been crashing all week in firefox

I then installed skip metro suite settings to disable charm and uninstalled flash

BUT

now when i try to download software
- i've tried flash, spotify and fb skype function thus far

nothing happens when i click on it, even in the containing folder
the wait icon swirls for a bit then no action
i've tried restarting and ending processes through task bar
clicking on the run as administrator button which takes me to the usual warning do you want this program to make changes blah blah blah

but when i press ok, still nothing happens!

*i've also tried using internet explorer as the initial place of download

I'm really confused as to why it's doing this
help? please and thankyou

A:downloaded software files won't open

As you are saying the softwares are not installing properly, might be the chances you are downloading the old version of softwares which have compatibility issues with the WIN 8

WHAT YOU CAN DO IS FIRST OF ALL DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION OF SOFTWARES
THEN RIGHT CLICK ON THEN TO INSTALL & CLICK ON TROUBLESHOOT COMPATIBILITY.
THEN INSTALL

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I downloaded a DVD playing software in a foreign language but when I open up the program, it only displays symbols. I have tried to change the language settings in the Control Panel but it still only shows symbols.

A:Downloaded a video software in another language......

whats the program called ?

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I have a Folder which contains a bunch of files which I downloaded from the net. The files are games, installers etc... (software files basically). I have been able to open them quite happily ever since I downloaded them, up until a point recently where everytime I try to do so, I am confronted with an error message that reads:
Cannot open file: it does not appear to be a valid archive.
If you downloaded this file, try downloading the file again.
Now, I know the obvious answer staring me in the face there, is Download the files again...But were talking about quite a large sum of files - and I know that there's solution coz this HAS happened before (can't remember what I did though ). I know I've probably droned on a bit too long as I look up at this incredibly long (and I expect boring) Post, but I can't help it - I'm a little bit wrecked, so give me a break.
If anyone can help I'll be greatful,
I know you all know where I got the files from...as I have been forbiden from mensioning it in the post just like you have
Thanks for reading...
Charchiclofner
 

A:Un-openable Downloaded software...from Hell

check if there even there with dos
 

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I reinstalled my OS earlier this week. The installation went very smoothly (Win XP Pro), I managed to get all the patches/packs downloaded and installed although .net framework 1.1 was "twitchy" and I had to uninstall/reinstall it.

When I tried to complete setting up the system with all it's usual utilities, I run into problems.

adaware 2007 personal - OK

adobe acrobat reader - it gives an error during download and am unable to complete the download

spybot search & destroy - unable to install downloaded file; says file is corrupt

MSN Live messenger - tried to install directly from site and it says cannot verify signature or something like that and won't install. When I try to install off the download it says unable to install, low memory or invalid cab file

macro express - downloads but says it's corrupt and won't install

Asus video adapter drivers - downloads but says file is corrupted (2 different drivers)

I've run a diagnostics on my hard drive and it looks fine. I've switched from 1 port to another port (my motherboard has 2) and it behaves the same way.

Some things won't install off CD, I get invalid file, or checksum errors and it's a new dvd drive.

The only things different on the system since after I reformatted (and it was a solid performer before I had to reformat) are the bios, which I updated using Asus update, the driver version for the video cards and a new dvd burner (the previous one was broken).
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A:Unable to install downloaded software

If i where you (witch iam not) i should reformat & reinstall windows .. something seriously f**ked up during your installation.

A question .. did you have the computer online during reinstall or was it unplugged ?
IF it wasn't unplugged , try unplug it & install antuvirus as soon as you are done installing windows.
 

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msn messenger and buddy spy aint working on my computer..

the installer wizard unable to open is the files..

is there some other file that does the same function of that of buddy spy??


win xp far better than xp, for a low scale user.. ( a game freek)??.. hehe
 

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Hi, I have this problem sometimes when I download software it isn't something that you can just click next, next etc its a ton of separate files like say maybe 50 and I try to highlight them all and open but the computer doesnt like that. I don't get it and its annoying. Whats going on and how do I avoid this?
 

A:Software when downloaded comes in a bunch of separate files

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I can't get my two usb 2.0 ports to work.  I've tried everything and now here.  Device Manager shows under Ports (COM&LPT) only  Communications Port (COM1) but no Communications Port (LPT), which I assume is the problem. How/where  can I download that driver/software?  How can I get my 2 ports working again? Thanks for your help.

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Every time (since about a month ago) I download a new software program over the web it is listed in "uninstall or change a program" as much larger than the download size, in one case over 5 times larger! This has never happened previously to a month ago. Is this a problem or is it just a Vista glitch that has shown up? Could something be causing the operating system to read the file size as much larger than it actually is? I am running 64 bit Home Premium.

When it happened the first time I thought it was a glitch in that particular piece of software but it has happened with two other software programs as well.

Thanks

A:Having problems with listed size of downloaded software

Originally Posted by moon unit


Every time (since about a month ago) I download a new software program over the web it is listed in "uninstall or change a program" as much larger than the download size, in one case over 5 times larger! This has never happened previously to a month ago. Is this a problem or is it just a Vista glitch that has shown up? Could something be causing the operating system to read the file size as much larger than it actually is? I am running 64 bit Home Premium.

When it happened the first time I thought it was a glitch in that particular piece of software but it has happened with two other software programs as well.

Thanks



first thing moon unit. You have been here since march you probably know qw need uour system specs filled in (lower left corner) so that we know what hardware you have?
after you finish with that what browser are you using? are you using a dowmload manager? are the files compressed when you download them? what is one example of when this happened?

Ken

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I have two user accounts on my computer. One is my personal one and is password protected. The other is for my roommates to use if they want to watch a movie or something (I'm a nice guy; they hardly ever use it anyway; not password protected) Yesterday afternoon I downloaded a Client software program from my University's software page. I wanted to be able to log onto my school's engineering servers from home. The installer told me to restart when it was finished downloading. Since I've done that, when I turn on the computer it automatically logs onto the movies account and not my personal one. When I click switch user, the screen goes black and comes back to the movies account desktop a few seconds later. Same thing happens when I hit log off. I have restarted and shut down the computer numerous times with no help. Does anyone have ANY idea of what I should do? Thanks so much for your help.
 

A:Downloaded Client Software from University's website, will not log onto my user.

Did you install using the movies account? Or does the movies account appear first on the screen you normally get to select which account you want? If either answer is 'yes' that may be a clue to what has happened. But for what to do about it you probably should start with contacting your university's IT department.
 

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I got a strange folder that was downloaded to my external drive. In it there was a Setup executable, so I ran it to see what it was. (I now realize that it could have been a virus!) Anyway, it is the KB2600217 software update, which had a listing that it is an update for .NET 4.0. I tried to delete this folder, but it wouldn't let me, saying I needed to get permission from SYSTEM or something. If I had to, I would guess that it was supposed to have been downloaded to some temporary location and then run, but somehow it got put to my external drive. So my questions are how to run this, and then how to delete it! Thanks

A:Got KB2600217 software update downloaded to external drive

There is probably no need to run it at all - check your Installed Updates listing and see if the update is listed there. If so, take ownership of the download's folder on the external drive, and then delete it.

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please help my sister downloaded a rogue version of antivirus 2008 xp or avp on my mothers comp. it has almost made the comp unusable due to constant popups from the program telling me that I need to buy more programs and such to get rid of all the viruses and trojans that it found on the comp. there was no problem with the comp. before this download. I tried running spyhunter but it did not rid the comp of the problem.
 

A:downloaded antivirus software that came with a built in virus/trojan

I also tried going to the add/remove programs in windows and the avp program is not listed I also tried searching the c drive and could not find it in there to delete.
 

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I'm still relatively new to Win10, having done a clean install on my laptop that had been running Win7 for a few years.

I'm trying to understand if there's any advantage/disadvantage to installing apps from the Windows Store versus installing the regular versions of the same software. For example, I'm a long-time user of portable apps and for years have used the portable version of VLC. However, I saw that there's a VLC app available from the Store. So I installed both versions (i.e. the portable version and the Store app version) and the portable version is clearly more robust and has more features than the app. Such being the case, why would anyone want the Store app version versus the regular or portable version? Is there some advantage to installing the Store apps instead of the regular or portable versions of software? Do the apps install and uninstall at lot cleaner than their non-app counterparts?

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i downloaded a trialware today.

when the download was complete and waiting for me to click the install button,the computer was shut off accidently.

do i have to re download the trialware or is there a way on my computer i can revive what was already downloaded?
 

A:Downloaded Software 100% complete,then computer shut off by mistake

Hi: I've done that several times myself! I did one of two things....one searched for the file and when I opened it the install continued or two when I tried to download it again, it continued where I left off. Guess my pc "remembered" it! Good luck. angel
 

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WINDOWS XP HOME - SP2
Yesterday my Critical Updates said MS Malicious Software Removal Tool was available for download..so I got it and installed it I want to give it a try, but I can't find it! There are only two references to it on my computer (I searched for it by name and by Critical Update number). One is in the C: Windows>Downloaded Software Distribution> Install folder, it says that's a CAB file, it is an exe -? Is that it? (and if it is, why is it squirreled away where no one would ever find it?) The other is in the PF folder. The MS site says "it can be downloaded, installed and run manually from your computer." Except I can't find it. It's available to run online at MS, but I downloaded and installed it, so it's not that, is it? Where is the one I downloaded and how do I run it?
Also - the site says this:
The first time that you download and run the tool by using Windows Update or Automatic Updates, you must accept a specific end user license agreement (EULA). The EULA is displayed when you log on as a member of the Administrators group and then access Automatic Updates or the Windows Update site.
But nothing like that popped up after it installed.
 

A:MS Malicious Software Removal Tool - downloaded & installed - but can't find it!

Malicious Software Removal Tool
Published: January 11, 2005 | Updated: March 8, 2005

The version of this tool delivered by Windows Update runs in the background and then deletes itself. If you would like to run this tool more than once a month, use the version on this Web page or install the version that is available in the Download Center.
the above answer was found here.

http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx
 

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I'm having problem in uploading PHBB forum files into geocities. How does the forum work? Do we have to install it to our own server?
 

A:How to upload downloaded forum software like PHPBB into free geocities web hosting?

for get it taht will never you really need to look up on these things first. JUst for asking this your are a complete moron, but ill be nice and explain why. PHBB forums requires your server to host php which geocities defiantly doesnt so go look else were secondly the forum stores all the data meassages in a MySQL whihc geocties also obvioulsy doesnt ofeer so again you need to find a host that does. Now I will be real nice and give you 2 that do have both things you need:
http://www.100webspace.com/freeplan.html
http://www.000k.com/index.php ( just read actually come swith the option of the forum for free.)

and since I am really bored to install it on any server that does have php, upload all the files modify the config and chmod the files(read the readme to find out which)
 

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Hi my computer is super slow, I accidentally download something from email and everytime i restart my computer it pop up windows couldn't find .....someting someting .vbs .
Also i download ed some software to remove start-up program and its slow the computer even more.
I use lavasoftusa adware removal program.
And i use spyblaster too clean spyware.
Anyway this is my hijack this log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:18:26 AM, on 9/6/2007
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\ASF Agent\ASFAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\Iap.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
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A:HELP! Computer super slow, too much malware and junk software downloaded from e-mail

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I purchased an Epson 3000Z digital camera years ago and wanted to download pictures from it to my new computer with xp home but could it would not open. The file was downloaded from Epson for and was supposed to be xp compatible but was not approved by Microsoft. What to do?
 

A:Solved: Unable to load epson camera software to xp home, downloaded file not approved

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Today, I was sent a message on FB from a "friend". This was sent to 10 people and linked to a "spongebob squarepants" youtube video. When I clicked on the video, I saw that is was from yuotube.com. I immediately closed the application, but I was too late - already infected.Since this afternoon, I have had a host of different problems: 1) A message, masked as a Windows security warning, saying that I was infected and running a "scan" (looking like a Windows Control Panel window) that says I have hundreds of trojans and viruses in my file locations. It takes me to a location with a http address of www.onlineantispyguide.com/index.php?affid=41100. 2) Popups immediately following that are truly X rated. 3) When I try to add additional free spyware, IE says that Internet Explorer cannot access them. I was able to run a HiJack This log, and the 2 files your website requested. The RootRepeal program was not allowed to run. I can run the spyware I have, but the updating In a very-windows looking atmosphere, you get 3 tiled windows. The first is a small one that says: MESSAGE FROM WEBPAGE Your computer remains infected by viruses! They can cause data loss and full damages and need to be cured as soon as possible. Return to Systems Security and download it secure to your PC. (You then have a OK and Cancel button). The Cancel button is inactive."OK" takes you to the 2nd tiled window. This saysSCAN RESULTS... Read more

A:Youtube Virus downloaded 1-19 via Facebook: Blocks entrance to spyware removal software and dummy www.onlineantispyguide.com...

Hi,My name is Extremeboy (or EB for short), and I will be helping you with your log.We apologize for the delay of response. If you still require assistance we would like to see the current condition of your system so please post a new set of DDS Logs as well as a RootRepeal log and a description of any remaining problems or symptoms you may still have please.If for any reason you did not post a DDS log or RootRepeal log please refer to this page and in step #6 and Step #7 for further instructions on downloading and running DDS & RootRepeal. If you have any problems when running the tools or unable to produce a report for any reason, just let me know in your next reply.For your next reply I would like to see:-The DDS logs---DDS.txt and Attach logs-RootRepeal logs-Description of any remaining problems you may still have.Thanks again and we apologize for the delay.With Regards,Extremeboy

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Hello everyone!!!
I think this thread goes here... sorry if not..
However I need a software to format HD, to install Windows XP Pro, but I don't want to use the CD to format.. Is any other program or software so I can use instead the Windows CD???

Thanks
AACM
 

A:Need software to format HD....

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Hello. I have this pc for a couple of years and it starts to get real slow on performance. My friends told me to format my  pc. If i finally format my pc, will the extra software the pc has be deleted as well, and if it will be deleted can i downloaded afterwards?Thanks in advance. 

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I have loaded windows XP Pro on my laptop to find that it is running very slow. I realise that it is an old laptop and want to re-format it. I know how to re-format a computer but this time trying to re-format my laptop it come up with "This program cannot be run in DOS mode". I have tried all sorts of ways to format but coming up with nothing.

Anyone out there that could help with this problem would be really appreciated.

Regards.
Lee
 

A:Format laptop with XP software

Let the XP Install disk do it. At the begenning of the install process. Read the messages carefully. I suggest deleteing any and all partions and rebuilding.

MAKE SURE YOUR DATA IS BACKED UP!!!!!!!!
 

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