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"Snowy" picture on my screen

Q: "Snowy" picture on my screen

not sure how to describe it, but on my Dell monitor i get "snowy" picture when i leave my computer on idle. I mean Bar lines will appear up and down on my screen. sometimes it will take awhile for it to go away. but it's difficult to read or see anything on my screen. I ran a scan of my antivirus (BitDefender) and spyware (Spyware Doctor) programs and it did not detect any malicious files. so what else could it be? is there monitor diagnostic program i can try? iI appreciate y'alls help. thanx

Winxp home edition

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Preferred Solution: "Snowy" picture on my screen

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A: "Snowy" picture on my screen

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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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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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When I go to insert a picture in a certain program the "picture services" window pops up. I go to choose the "icon size" for my photos and it will not remember the selection, "medium icons" for the size of my photos in the selection window. It always reverts back to "large icons". I can only see 2 pictures at a time with "large icons" instead of 8 with "medium icons". No matter which option I choose to view my pictures it always reverts back to "large icons". Does anyone know how to fix this?

A:clicking "insert picture" it always defaults back to "large icons"

"A certain program " is not much help, be more explicit.

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Hi,

When programs calls for a file to be opened, it starts the "Open File" screen. On the left side there are a few custom shortcuts like Library, Desktop, Computer etc.

Some of these I never use, like the Network shortcut. Is it possible to remove this?

But more important: I use Dropbox a lot. Is it possible to add a shortcut to Dropbox (or any other frequently used folder) in the "Open File" screen?

Please see attached picture (although all text is in Norwegian you might still know what I'm talking about?)

A:Add folder shortcut to the "Open File" screen? - With picture

Hello Hoggorm,

Yes, it sure is. The tutorial below can help show you how to customize the list of items displayed in the Places Bar in common File/Open dialog boxes (ex: Save As, Open).

Common File Dialog Box - Customize Places Bar

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Okay first hello and thanks for any info you could provide.

First my screen resolution is 1920x1200

The logon screen is this same resolution, thus the User Account Picture on Logon Screen size looks about 1 inch squared

Is there anyway to change this to make it larger

Note: I'm talking about the User Account Picture not the logon screen

A:User Account Picture on Logon Screen size "Windows 7 Ultimate x64"

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ZeroProfile


Okay first hello and thanks for any info you could provide.

First my screen resolution is 1920x1200

The logon screen is this same resolution, thus the User Account Picture on Logon Screen size looks about 1 inch squared

Is there anyway to change this to make it larger

Note: I'm talking about the User Account Picture not the logon screen


If you're the only person that uses that pc, set a password and it will help make your pc more secure, plus you will have a bigger user account picture.

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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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Hello,

I have tried to find an answer to this but cannot. Lately, I noticed my User Account Picture was not the picture I had selected. In addition, the Background Picture for my Windows 7 Home Premium edition log on screen was changed. This happened after running a program that is for exams at school which reboots your computer into a safe mode where the only program available is a rudimentary word processor.

I contacted the company that makes that software, Examsoft, and they told me how to get my default logon picture for my Windows Logon background back.

To address the User Account picture, I went into Control Panel > User Accounts and attempted to "change picture". This is not an option, however, for my administrator user account. It is an option for my guest account. I tried cloning my account without the bad .dat files, but that didn't work either as the new account I had created, also an administrator account, did not display a "change picture" option in control panel either.

I ran sfc /scannow, and it found no errors.

I am not sure what to do. Has anyone encountered this? Can you please help me?

Attached is a screen shot:

Thank You.

A:No "Change Picture" option for User Account Picture

hi dooba, welcome to the forums ,if you have exhausted all avenues you could try a system restore prior to just before you had probs System Restore

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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?
 

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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Here is a link to a photograph of a village next to a group of mountains that almost looks "surreal".

http://www.zastavki.com/eng/Cities/wallpaper-25007-16.htm

I love surfing the web and "sightseeing" from my couch and every now and then I'll come accross some pictures that you just look at and say WOW. This picture did that for me but I am not sure if it's real or not. I have never seen mountains that look like that.

What do you guys think? Is that a real, unaltered photo? Or something created with some fancy image editing?

I even tried searching for moutain shots including different places in the world including the ALPS etc... and none of the mountains I saw look that "dramatic".

If this is a real village and mountain scene, do you have any idea where it is located because I wanna take a trip there someday if I ever hit the lottery.... LOL

Thank You

Melissa
 

A:Is this picture "real" or as they say "photoshopped"...???

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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".


Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":




The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:




I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:




Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:





I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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I'm trying to fix my brother's computer after he opened a trojan attached to an email. The email was the one saying your credit card had been charged for airline tickets.

The computer is a Dell Dimension 3100 running Windows XP SP2.

The first problem is that after normal login there is a blue screen with a yellow window in the window with the message

"Warning! Spyware detected on your computer! Install an antivirus or spyware remover to clean your computer."

There are no icons visible. The only action I can perform is CTL-ALT-DEL to bring up the Windows Task Manager. I told my brother to start in Safe Mode from which he scanned the computer using AVG Free Edition which was installed before the infection. This did not fix the problem.

Starting Safe Mode I now get a black screen with Safe Mode in the corners and the operating system name at top. The blue login screen then comes up with Administrator and my brothers account. I click on Administrator and I get the same black screen as before with Safe Mode in the corners and the writing at top. My brothers account does the same. There are no icons or Start button visible.

Again, the only program I can bring up is the Windows Task Manager. Using that, I managed to install and run SmitfraudFix which was given as a solution to "Spyware detected" screen. After rebooting this did not fix the problem. I also installed SpyHunter 3.5.11 which found Zlob.Trojan, Rogue.AntivirusXP 2008 plus some other ... Read more

A:Safe Mode "Black Screen" and "Spyware detected" screen

Anyone want to answer this?

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Howdy everybody!
When I hit the Windows & Print Screen keys, it is supposed to generate a picture of my Desktop into a Folder, within Pictures, labelled “Screenshots.”
But there is no such "ScreenShots" folder there!
What should I do? If I simply create a new folder, and label it “Screenshots,” will do that do the trick?  Or is there a more complicated fix?
Your help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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Howdy everybody! I have a new XPS 8910 with Windows 10.  When I hit the Windows & Print Screen keys, it is supposed to generate a picture of my Desktop into a Folder, within Pictures, labelled “Screenshots.” But there is no such "ScreenShots" folder there! What should I do? If I simply create a new folder, and label it “Screenshots,” will do that do the trick? Or is there a more complicated fix? Your help would be appreciated. Thanks!

A:No "ScreenShots" Folder in Pictures To Hold " Print Screen" Images!

Is it just saving the screenshots somewhere else or is it just not taking screenshots at all? Don't know about your specific system, but on my Win 10 lappy, the screen blinks (dims) when the screenshot is taken.  
Did you look in all the subfolders in Pictures to see if Screenshots folder is buried in one of them?
Win 10 also has a Snipping Tool which will allow you to put a box around the part of the screen you want to capture and then you can save it wherever you want. Maybe that's easier, and you can pin the Snipping Tool to the Start menu so it's easy to find.

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So got windows 8 Dev installed so far so good, I thought I would like the left screen bump to go to last app or program used feature till I installed some games and tried to play them suddenly my left side of my screen is no good if needing to scroll to the side say in a game like Starcraft II, Civilization, ect. Anyone know how to disable it?

A:Disabling the left screen "Bump" or "quick switch"

I want to know how to activate it, sometimes my quick switch is unavailable

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Hi.

I accidentally pulled the plug out of my computer when it was in the middle of shutting down. Now that I've tried to reboot it, I get a screen saying:

Safe Mode
Safe Mode With Networking
Safe Mode With Command Prompt
Last Known Good Configuration
Start Windows Normally

Whenever I click on any of the options above, I always ends up back at the same screen, suggest the above options again. I've tried rebooting I again a few times but nothing works?

Any ideas?
Thanks.
 

A:Stuck on "Safe Mode"/"Last Known Good Configuration" Screen

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I'm using Yahoo Messenger to communicate with a friend. We both use webcams. She can see me fine but her picture is a bit snowy.

She took the webcam back to the shop and when they used it, it was fine.

The model is A4Tech PK-336MB. I captured the picture as shown below.
 

A:Webcam picture snowy

Does it look like that if she turns some lights on?

Good low light capability in video cameras is primarily found in high end video cameras in the $1000's.
 

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I realize that it takes 8-10 seconds to open up a picture when i want to click on it to view it. I do not have such problem with Vista and Window XP. Is this a new problem??

A:viewing a picture in "My Picture" folder.

Mine takes 2 seconds. Are you using disk cleanup and disk defrag regularly ?

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Hey guys.
Can you pleas explain me what does Hardware Acceleration means and why is that when it is turned on, it causes a green screen on the video (with audio working).
It happened to me once in YouTube, where I had to go in to settings and unpick the "Enable Hardware Acceleration", then it worked!
And 2nd time similar thing happened in Cyberlink PowerDirector 10, when I imported .mp4 and flv video files and it showed me green screen with audio. After unpicking "Enable Hardware Decoding " it was fixed.
My Sony VAIO has:
CPU - Intel Core i5 M430 2.27GHz
RAM - 4GB
GPU - AMD Radeon HD 6500M/5600/5700
Does this mean that I have a problem with my hardware, or maybe I need to set up something??? to ba able to use Hardware Acceleration. As I understand I should be able to use it!!??

Thank you
Have a nice day

A:Enabled "Hardware Acceleration" causes "green screen"

I don't know what the problem is but the only time I had this issue is when I installed a VM and get black screen on youtube so I had to enable that.

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These are in Firefox. I'd like to turn off all of these dumbo messages. If you know how, please let me know how too.

Thanks,
Burt

A:How do I turn off "Share Location," "Allow Full screen,"

Follow this guide from Mozilla support: https://Permissions Manager - Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more | support.mozilla.org
You can set individual web sites or you can do like I did and follow the second part of the guide and set for "all sites". You'll see the settings to ask or block either request to the right.

For further exploration try typing about:about into the address bar, be careful using the resulting page, all the links are mozilla/firefox related; Some of the links are benign, and others can get you into trouble.

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My office just upgraded, and I can no longer use Windows XP. On this system, I was able to add a separate taskbar to facilitate quick access to commonly-browsed folder locations on our vast network, and another one expedited the launching of useful programs and lists. Each task on each taskbar was represented with a big custom icon to save eye strain. I had them installed in opposite vertical margins, and they were set on auto-hide to keep them out of the way when not being used. Just move your mouse pointer to the left or right margin, and BAM! Sorry for the cliche, but I really got used to the convenience of what I had set up, and I just don't think I can be as efficient without anything comparable.

Now there appears to be nothing comparable in the Windows 7 GUI, and it's making me sick with rage! I see only the option to put a "toolbar" on an existing "taskbar", and no option to create any additional taskbars! This cramps up your one-and-only taskbar, plus the tiny toolbar access buttons require way too much precision for anything that's supposed to be quick. When you've figured out how to bring up that ridiculous button, the list that it yields is small enough to cause painful eyestrain - nothing efficient, much less cool about this at all! I have seen customization options in other OS GUIs that may have resolved some of these issues, but I see none such in W7.

I have tried every google search string that I can think of, and found... Read more

A:Need to add "TASKBARS" (MSese for "Launchpads", "Docks" NOT "Toolbars"

Several possibilities here: Second taskbar in windows7? [Solved] - Windows 7 - Windows 7

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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!


We
are trying to better understand customer views on social support experience, so your participation in this
interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time.
Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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I got my dell few days ago. Installed it with Samsung EVO 850 SSD 500 Gb and Kingston 8GB PC3L - 12800 SODIMM.The Windows 10 Home OEM home is installed on HDD 1TB so I decided to use Samsung Data Migration software to clone the data to SSD. However, the OS crashed and decided to install a fresh Windows 10 Enterprise to SSD and deleted the previous OS on HDD using diskpart.Now after Installing Windows 10 Ent OS files. Every after BIOS run, I got BSOD errors "MEMORY MANAGEMENT" + "Page Fault it non paged area" + "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL" 

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I am trying to use the fsutil file setshortname to set "Program Files" to PROGRA~1,

but the system is giving me an "Error: Access is denied" response.
what I have typed:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>cd /d D:\
D:\>fsutil.exe 8dot3name set 0
The registry state is now: 0 (Enable 8dot3 name creation on all volumes).
D:\>fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1
Error:  Access is denied.
And I try it in Safe Mode.It is also "Access is denied.".
Can someone
help me?

A:"fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1"=>"Error:Access is denied."

Hi TimFF,
This might be related with the UAC settings, check this thread:
give full permission for the users in program
files folder
The steps in the above thread is not recommended.
For the short name usage, we may consider to create a directory-junction from
PROGRA~1 to C:\Program Files:
With the following commands:
mklink /J "C:\PROGRA~1" "C:\Program Files"
Reference:
Mklink
Best regards


Michael Shao
TechNet Community Support

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I am infected with this crap and have used the following tools to try to get rid of it:
Windows Defender, Unible PowerSuite (SpeedUpMyPC, Registry Booster & Spyware Protector) and Norton's One Button Checkup and WinDoctor.

Not sure if it's related, but my DISPLAY is locked at 640 X 480.

Atempted the 5 Step Process before posting and Panda ActiveScan froze and crashed after scanning 59253 files, but not before identifying 28 spyware files.

Here's my extra.txt log from Deckard's:

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (build 2600) SP 2.0
Architecture: X86; Language: English

CPU 0: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
Percentage of Memory in Use: 36%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 1277.95 MiB / 810.39 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 1516.89 MiB / 1165.44 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1930.88 MiB

A: is Removable (No Media)
C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 37.21 GiB total, 18.7 GiB free.
D: is CDROM (CDFS)

\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE0 - ST340014A - 37.25 GiB - 1 partition
\PARTITION0 - Unknown - 39.19 MiB
\PARTITION1 (bootable) - Installable File System - 37.21 GiB - C:



-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------

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A:Netsky Worm-Popups-The Three Icons - "Error Cleaner" "Privacy Protector" "Spyware..."

Bump.

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I double-click and get "search" instead of "open"--only when I click a disk, like Hard Drive C: or Floppy A: or CD F: and so on.

It didn't used to do this, so I must've inadvertently changed some setting somewhere, but darned if I can find it now.

Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: On the "my computer" list, I double-click on disks and get "search" instead of "open"

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Ok, so im new here so hey everybody..

to the point: my laptop is "stuttering"/lagging/skipping.
whatever you wanna call it its doing it.
my video/music/and cursor skip every second for a splt second it starts on start-up and dont stop til i turn my laptop off. it happens in a pattern its not random, ive done checked my drivers, spyware, and m RAM is good.. so can someone please help me? ***could it be because my battery wont hold a charger? so it has to be hooked up to the charger at ALL times or it dies Example: is the charger not got the "juice" to run the laptop by itself so it studders/skips..*** i dont know if this has anything to do with my problem but i ran "event viewer" and found this : The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
Cdrom
Imapi
redbook

PLEASE HELP




OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FF049, , .HWPLLB1.CN1296167S5169.
Antivirus: McAfee VirusScan, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disable
 

A:Solved: Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE

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It seems that no matter how I set this, after the next start-up it reverts to "15 minutes".  What registry key controls this?

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Problem: When I try to work with a picture in an application the application crashes when the "my pictures" folder is viewed in Thumbnail.

examples:
1) From windows explorer when I go to My Documents click on My pictures and select thumbnail view explorer crashes

2) if a picture is embedded in an email and I right click and select save "save picture as" the "my picture" folder pops up in thumbnail view and I get the error "ms outlook has encountered a problem...." if I report or don't report the error outlook crashes.

3) If I try to insert a a picture into excel...inset>picture>from file. The application opens the "my picture" folder in thumbnail view and then excel promptly crashes.

4) In I try to change the wallpaper on my computer and go to browse which opens "my picture" folder in thumbnail view and guess what...the application crashes. Here is get the error

"Run a DLL as an App has encountered a problem and needs to close." I click on DEBUG and get the error "Dr Watson postmortem has encountered a problem and needs to close" when I hit DEBUG again nothing happens.


I am using windows XP and office 2003. I have a dell latitude d820 and I have recently have had the hard drive cleaned and everything reinstalled up to service pack 2 (service pack 3 eliminated that fax console which I use so I am NOT using SP3).

Thanks for your help!

Jack Young

A:when viewing "my picture" folder in thumbnail the related application crashes

Welcome to TSF....

What version of Microsoft Office are you using?

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I had no idea where to put this thread, but since I am running XP Home SP2 I put it here. EVERY picture I save in "My Pictures" ends up in the list of available wallpapers in the display properties. My other computer did not do this, I had to manual choose a particular pic from my folders and then I could use it as a wallpaper. The pictures were not just routed there by default like it seems to be doing now. My big issue is the list is now ridiculously long & I don't know how to stop them from going there & undo the ones that are already on the list. Any help will be greatly appreciated!
 

A:Solved: Every picture I save in "My Pictures" ends up in the wallpaper list...

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Hi there - me again! I don't know if you can help me out with another problem...

I often see on web pages the option to upload something from your own pc onto the web site - I've seen sites asking for CVs other for photos (jpgs) etc. You click a button that says "Browse" and it takes you to explorer and you select the file you want, click open and it inserts the file into the page you were using (e-bay pictures for example).

I have an excel spreadsheet that has a photos section and I would like to use the same insert/upload set up as I described above.

Can I do this in excel and if so how? I can figure out how to tell the button to load the same picture every time but not how to open the "open file" window.

Thank you very much
Oook
 

A:Create an "Insert Picture" button - similar to web uploading tool

Application.Dialogs(xlDialogInsertPicture).Show

(assigned to the button).

Rgds,
bomb
 

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Some background first. I have three 1920x1080 monitors. The central monitor is Landscape. The two side monitors are portrait, used for working with web browsers, code, communication . . . I find it easer to deal with large amounts of text in portrait, where I can continuously track a lot of text without tracking back and forth across the entire width of a widescreen monitor.

So, I'm trying to set a background. It works fine. It's abstract-ish, so I set the 'stretch' option. That works fine on the central monitor.

On the two side monitors, the image is compressed between the left and right sides of the screen, but does not stretch to reach the top or bottom of the screen. The extent that they seem to extend up and down seem to exactly match the dimensions and alignment of the central screen. If this is so, then it would mean that on the portrait monitors, the background is filling a 1080x1080 block in the center of a 1080x1920 display.

The only thing that functions properly is 'Tile'. None of the other options seem to produce any change in the image displayed. (In some of the options, though not all, this would be normal.)

A:Background "picture position" respected only on primary monitor.

You may try DisplayFusion: Multi-Monitor Taskbar, Multi-Monitor Screen Savers, HotKeys, Multi-Monitor Wallpaper, Windows Logon Changer and more....

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Does anyone know the limitations of the Picture Manager "locate" function?

Most directories are not searched even though system(c) is specified. No folders and images are added to the "My Pictures" Shortcut list even though images exist on c: in subdirectories. The second and subsequent times I run it, it shows it is searching in C:\temp but doesn't find any images even if I put supported images in that folder. Running locate of local drives gives the same results. I am logged in as the local administrator.

Any ideas anyone?

Tks
Debwish2
 

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When I load a web page with embedded images, then right click on one of these images and select "Save picture as..." then as default save directory

libraries->pictures

is presented in the file open dialog. Ok, I can manually change this to another folder in the file open dialog. But how can I change this default directory (permanently even after a restart) to lets say D:\work?

Peter

A:How to change the default "Save Picture as" directory for IntExp 8?

Hi,

You need to edit the registry HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

There you will see all the different situations like disc burning, cookies, along with Pictures. Just edit the location to be the default you want and it will start saving whatever you changed (eg pictures) to that location.

Hope it helps
OS

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Hi, I am having a problem arranging items (pictures) in a program I use. I understand how the arrangement usually works, like in a folder and how to get it to auto arrange, and arrange by name etc. but I cannot get them to arrange consistently through the ?look in? box (the box that comes up when I press INSERT IMAGE). It is nothing to do with the particular program, since the look in box is part of windows. Here is my problem:
Here is a picture of the look in box: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...00/qImage1.jpg I need to arrange items by name automatically. I can right click and press arrange items then press the ?by name? tab, and all items do get sorted by name (see pic http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...00/qImage3.jpg ) here is them arranged by name http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...00/qImage4.jpg

However I press OK and insert the image, when it comes time to insert the new image I have to right click again and press arrange by name. I know it doesn?t take long to do, but I have to do this to over 500 images!
Things I did to try and resolve this: I opened the main folder up and pressed the VIEW tab then said to show only the ARRANGE BY NAME box. I was hoping this would fix it since it?s the only one I left selected- no help though. I also enabled auto arrange hoping this would help, but it did not. If I open the main folder it does show them in ABC order, however when I press the insert image button, they are random once again (just in that window) D... Read more

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My problem is - I've saved my digital photos to a dvd+r on a Sony external dvd drive (DRX-710UL) and when I play the disk on my set top dvd player there is alot of flutter in areas of high contrast. This flutter is not seen when I view the same disk on my computer. I'm burning the disk with Nero 6 software. My computer is running Windows XP Home; Pentium 4 processor. The photos have been manipulated in Photoshop 8.0 and are saved as jpeg files. Is the flutter coming from the tv because the photos are too high a resolution at 300ppi?? Help, please. Photogal
 

A:tv picture "noise/flutter" when viewing dvd of jpeg images

I don't have an answer to your question, but I see you use Nero 6, I am having trouble too burning DVD+R's doing a DVD slide show. I can't get the menu to work, the screen goes blank after the menu comes up. Have you ever had this problem? I didn't have this problem before I downloaded the newest updates to nero Oct. 25, 2004.
Jack
 

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I've picked up a trojan from clicking a link sent over aol instant messenger. The message that is now being automatically sent to people on my buddy list is:

"hey is it alright with you if i leave this picture of you on my blog? http://www.logic-hosting.nl/images/blog/images.php?&view=image32.jpg"

The original message I received was worded slightly differently, but still talking about a picture and about putting it on a blog.

I have run symatec with updated definitons and reinstalled AIM with a different version twice each. Symantec continues to find nothing (other than occasionally some spyware) and the automatic spamming of everyone on my buddy list is still happening, though often not immediately when I log on but when I've been logged on for awhile already. Symantec occasionally pops up every few hours or so saying that a backdoor was quarantined or removed, but it obviously hasn't fixed the source of the problem.

I've tried to find information about similar problems here and elsewhere but I can't find any clear examples of what to do. Mozilla and email are completely unaffected, only AIM is giving me the trouble.

Thanks in advance.

EDIT: I went ahead and got a HijackThis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:45:12 PM, on 9/17/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WIND... Read more

A:Solved: AIM spamming - "is it alright with you if i leave this picture of you on my blog?"

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I have just upgraded to XP. But it didn't come with a photo finishing software. I still have my software from Window works that has Picture It on it. My question is.... Can i just load Picture it alone from the number 3 disk (there's a series of 6 disks for all the other programs), or do i have to install all 6 or worse yet, is it not possible at all?
 

A:Installing "Picture It" from a window works cd for ME on a newly installed XP?

I wouldn't risk it. Windows ME is based on Windows 98 which is FAT32. Windows XP uses NTFS. Just use Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition 3.0 or Picasa from Google. Both are free. Or use Kodak's free photo editing software.
 

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Hello everyone,
This is my first time posting here, so I ask that you please bear with me :) I am a freelance computer tech who works on people's PCs in my spare time. I am working on a customer's PC now; they are an older couple who mainly uses the system for little tasks, no major gaming or media or anything (which is funny once you see some of the specs on their system), and though I have some ideas what may be wrong with it, I am unable to pinpoint anything specific, and so I turn to the experts :)

First off, some specs on their system:
It's an HP Media Center PC case, but components have been changed in it from what they've told me. It has an ECS Nettle3 Mobo with an AMD Phenom X4 9500 CPU (running 2.2GHz). The GPU is an ASUS brand nVidia 8500GT. It has 3GB RAM (2x1GB + 2x512MB). The PSU is a LiteOn PS-5301-08HA.

The reason they wanted me to look at it is because they reported that the screen would, seemingly at random, go blank, with a "No Signal" message. The CPU still seemed to be running, but nothing on screen. They said this also occasionally happened as soon as they tried to start up the PC, and would never even see the system post. But again, they said it sounded like the PC was running, but no image. I have the PC at my shop now, and I have been unable to duplicate this issue; I have run Prime95 and MSI Kombuster just to stress test the CPU and GPU, but so far everything seems to be fine. I opened the case and checked connections and ... Read more

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Hey guys,

Now I'm know beginner at knowing what this virus is.
I have been reading through forums about it.
I accidently accepted it while clicking enter to send a message on msn.
Straight away I knew what it was.

The virus my mate had was; "Hey look at this picture of you!" "Is this too kinky for myspace?" A few different quotes.

You tech guys will know what to do, As a guy had exactly the same problem.
I think....
But,
Apparently theres a view different types.
Its really going to destroy my computer, I use it alot and it is needed to run well.
Help as soon as possible will be greatful.
 

A:Solved: Msn recieved virus. "Looks at this picture of you" Accidently accepted. Need help!

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This is in regards to WindowsXP's version of Microsoft Picture It! Photo.

When I open my PictureIt! program it has the last couple pics I worked on as thumbnail images under the title Recent Files. How do I delete them from there? I had saved them as jpeg files in my photos file and then deleted them from there and the trash when I was through with them. I didn't know that thumbnails of them would be displayed on the program's opening page.

Thank you.

JokerRose

(Sorry to be such a pest today, but I am trying to get this computer working so that it has some privacy.)
 

A:Microsoft Picture It! Photo Question ~ "recent files"

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ok laugh..hate hassles..i am not a hassle kind of girl. in using MOPM there is this dialog box that pops up, whether i have opened one graphic (copy it let's say) or 10 and it drives me crazy.."there is a large amount of data on the clipboard. do you want to keep the data for use in another application" please tell me i can "disable" this pain in the tail! many thanks!
 

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Hi,

I recently bought a new 2gb Sandisk SD card for use in my Samsung D75 digital camera. I took about 10 pictures, and a few videos on it, all of which I was able to view perfectly at first. Later however, one of the pictures was giving the message "file error" when I tried to view it via the camera, and when I transferred it to the computer the JPEG file shows as a red 'x' on Microsoft Office Picture Manager.

I have tried programs such as Pc Inspector File Recovery, ZAR etc, none of which worked. With JPEG snoop I was able to recover a blurred image, however am unsure how to continue working with this to restore the file to its original clarity.

My question:

1. Is there a way to recover this JPEG file using any sort of available program?
2. Does anyone know how to use some of the more advanced aspects/commands in JPEG snoop, and think they know how I might be able to recover this image?
3. Has anyone any other ideas of how this image may be recovered/restored?

I will happily send the corrupt JPEG file if anyone thinks they may be able to assist. The picture is very important to me and I would hate to think I will not be able to retrieve it.

Any help would be very much appreciated....

Many thanks

mteen24
 

A:Picture on Sandisk 2Gb SD card showing "file error"

The largest card you can use in the Samsung D75 is 1 GB according to the web.

Therefore the memory management will be totally screwed in how it has saved the data, you might have a fight on your hand retrieving it.
 

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When I try to set a picture that is in my picture file as desktop background I right click and highlight and click Set As Desktop Background. This used to work but now the ?Set As Desktop Background? is missing from context menu. I have Windows 7 Home Premium. Can you help?

A:Missing "set as desktop background" from picture context menu

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Please add which Antivirus and any other third party utility you use for security/ reg cleaners.... to your next post,
Use Clean boot,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/179159-troubleshoot-application-conflicts-performing-clean-startup.html
Click Start and type in the search box,
msconfig
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,
Cheers.

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When I select print, in Internet Explorer, using the Image toolbar, nothing
happens. I get the same result if I right click an image and select "print
picture". Printing is fine using any other method. I can even highlight the
picture in the web page and then select Print > Selection and that prints
OK.

Please help.

Thanks in advance.

A:Image Toolbar "print picture" option not working

what version of ie do you ahve?

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Hi everyone.
All my experience is with XP, but my partners windows 7 laptop has this problem and I am stuck. it is a Dell laptop latitude E4300 about 4G ram, no external devices fitted.

Laptop starts to boot, I log in, "welcome" screen comes up but never finishes processing. Harddrive light keeps on pumping endlessly.
I tried to boot in "safe mode" and it stops at exactly the same spot.
I tried to run ?System restore?: I can pick a restore point OK, and it loads it but then gets stuck on ?finishing restore? (similar to the ?welcome screen? thing - it just keeps on processing )
?Start up repair? both from harddrive or dvd both say it cant find anything wrong.
Ran the command prompt. ?Sfc /scannow? it runs ?beginning verification phase of system scan? ? it gets to ?Verification 100%? then displays the line : ?windows resource protection could not perform the requested operation?
Any ideas of where I can go from here? all Ideas welcomed greatfully - she might expire without her laptop

A:stuck on "welcome" screen cant get "sfc /scannow" to work

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Have a look at this Microsoft article: How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

When the system file checker runs it creates a log file, which should help you pinpoint which file couldn't be repaired.

However, if you can't get into Windows you might want to check this tutorial: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

Did your partner create a set of Dell recovery discs or does she have a Windows 7 DVD?

If all else fails, you may have to re-install Windows.

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