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Help, i will like to upgrade my window vista 32 bits to window 7 (HP laptop)

Q: Help, i will like to upgrade my window vista 32 bits to window 7 (HP laptop)

Hi folks,
I really want to move from windows vista to windows 7, i currently use window vista business os 32bits on my hp compaq 6730s but now i feel its outdated and want to move to probably window 7 ultimate or which version do you think is best? i need your assistance on how to download the one with genuine key. I have checked muy system with windows 7 upgrade advisor and i got these reports, find report in attachement pls.
Thank you in anticipation.

Preferred Solution: Help, i will like to upgrade my window vista 32 bits to window 7 (HP laptop)

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A: Help, i will like to upgrade my window vista 32 bits to window 7 (HP laptop)

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I have been using Firefox to get on the internet. As of yesterday I have been having problems downloading pictures on my Ebay listings and when I run my Avg Anti-virus free edition (anti-virus, anti-spyware) I'm getting many (result/infection).. It seems that firefox is always running even after I log off the internet... I do not have any problems if I use Microsoft explorer...

Has the firefox explorer been compromised? Should I be concerned about my computer??? I uninstalled firefox--But had to first close it out in the task mananger-end process...then uninstalled it... Any assistances would be very helpful....
Thank you---

A:Window Vista 64 bits

I've had some recent issues with Firefox on my 64 bit system. That being said, it can't hurt to check for viruses with an independent scanner (in case yours has been compromised). Try a couple of the free one's at this link: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/blogs/usas...?showentry=1252

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I have been having problem with my computer. I can't get online playing game the window close buy itself and the memory is to low I try to defragged. But every time the computer turn on the screen say memory insufficient. And when I open an program the message pop up say the memory is come to minimum. I lost everything I don't know where I put the computer disk at. With out the disk can i upgrade my computer to Window Vista? Or can I just go buy another Window XP to fix the computer first? Can you help me fix the problem above? Which software should I used to fix my computer? I don't have any money right now to get another computer.

* Remove temporary Internet files
* Remove any downloaded program files
* Empty the Recycle Bin.
* Remove Windows temporary files.
* Remove installed programs I no longer use
* Defragged.

Thank you very much I have try everything but nothing work. Can I just upgrade my computer. Please try to help me thank you again.

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I have installed window 8 on my desktop. Before July 29, 2016, I have upgraded it to window 10. now I had some issue in my system. I have formatted the system but now I am fail to upgrade again for window 10. May I upgrade it again? If yes, what is the
link and processor to upgrade the same?

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Hi my HP laptop model dv6226us came preinstalled with OS vista and I upgrade OS to window 7 do I need to upgare all devices on my laptop. My laptop still show the OS is VISTA. 

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my desktop is Dell XPS 730. it currently using Vista 32 bits. Everything runs very slow and none of games are runnable due frames dropping, skipping, and freezing even after I installed new Hard Drive. I decided upgrade to Windows 7 64 bits would help with running minecraft game without issue.

I downloaded Windows 7 USB DVD download tool and Windows 7 64 bits ISO. it installed into flash drive successful but it came with bootsect error. So I looked around for it and found here 32-Bit BootSect

I downloaded "bootsect7600x86.zip". I right clicked and clicked on Properties and clicked unblock then applied and clicked ok. Then opened and I only find Bootsect exe file, nothing else. so I clicked that and command prompts came up and disappeared really instant and nothing ever happened. What am I missing? I also need Window 7 64 bits for my laptop after new HDD arrive. Just needed to make USB bootable somehow.

EDIT: I did right clicked on that exe file and did not see "run as admin"

EDIT2: Forgot to add, do I need to have product key code? Im upgrading my desktop from vista 32 bit to windows 7 64 bit

A:Upgrade to Windows 7 home perm 64 bits from Vista 32 bits

The term is bit, not bits

Use WintoBootic to put the iso on the flash drive, it works perfectly everytime.

WiNToBootic bootable usb drive windows vista/7/8 - Bootable USB | Bootable USB

Where are you downloading the iso from, I would download it again and check the size when you`re done.

Home Premium and Professional 64 Bit are both 3.09 GBs

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i have just made this computer with spare parts from my old pc.
parts that i have reused are:
Asus Geforce 9400GT,
Pentium D 940 3.2GHz,
2X 1gb ddr2 kingston ram
and my hard disk drive.

i only changed the motherboard and the psu. at first, i only met with bsod when i am playing games that will stretch the graphics card abit more. However, lately, i even met with my computer hanging from simply a transferring of file. i suspect that it is the hard disk drive, but im not too sure, please help

A:Window 7 64-bits


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Good day i install window 8.1 pro in my laptop hp probook 4540s system but i display drive and network controller did not drive well  

A:Drivers for window 8.1 PRO 64 BITS

Hello ayochukwu,  You can find your drivers here: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5229456 Winos.

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Hellow Sir,

I had bought a HP probook in which window7 pro is installed.It has a HDD of 500gb,out of which 2gb is reserved for software as hp tools.
I was unable to do further partion as it dispaly error as "not enough space" .I tried EASEUS s/w,but it didn't work.
Can any body suggest me how to repartion it.

A:repartioning a hdd in window 7 pro (32-bits)


Could you post a screenshot of your Disk Management window, and explain exactly how you want to change the partitions?

I have had very good luck with Partition Wizard: http://www.partitionwizard.com/

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well i ordered a studio xps 9000 and i forgot to ask my dell salesperson about how my free mcafee subscription be renewed if i install a window 7 free upgrade from a window vista?well my mcafee free subscription be gone forever or is there a way for me to get it back???

A:mcafee free suabscription be gone forever if install window 7 from window vista?

Me too

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Is there an upgrade available from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 that I do not have to reformat the hard drive?

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Can anybody help me please.
Received my window7 disk from Dell and the upgrade assistant disk is telling me that I need to get and download the Windows7 compatible version of the Dell wireless wlam card utility before it will continue and being a bit thick could do with some help.

A:Trying to upgrade to window 7 from vista.

Here is the link to the Dell support site. You can download either via your service tag number or by your PC model number. There may or may not be Windows 7 drivers listed - not all models have Windows 7 drivers (ot at least not yet). Welcome to Dell Support

If you would have listed your system specs, or at least posted your model number I could have checked for you.

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I have upgraded my laptop OS from Window 7 to Window 10 when window 10 launched. Now message appear on bottom right corner than please active windows (Go to settings to activate windows). But my window 7 was genuine and it came with my laptop pre installed. Then how come Windows 10 become pirated.  I lost my Windows 7 produce key. sticker also not available. now how can I activate my Windows 10 . Microsoft online help center said that they are unable to active your Windows 10 without product key.
My Dell laptop model is Dell Studio 1555.

A:Window 7 genuine while upgrade to Window 10 than it becomes pirated

Microsoft should have your product key and information from when you upgraded to Windows 10.  It sounds like there is a glitch with Windows 10 and their license verification service and as such you would have to deal with Microsoft on that issue.  If Microsoft cannot or will not do anything about it, you will have to have your key in order to validate your license.  Dell will not have a copy.

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Hi ,

I am developing a BHO in C# that is using Win32 Window with the toolbar , In all the scenarios in IE6, IE7 XP, Vista and IE8 Xp this window is displaying correctly on before IE window i.e it is showing in front, But in Vista IE Protected mode ON, this window is showing behind the IE Main Window,

How to Bring this window before the IE main in Vista Protected Mode ON.

Is there any security restrictions for this ?

Any Help would be appreciable


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I've just gotten a Windows 8 computer. I have metered satellite internet access and would like to limit downloads of Windows updates to my wee hours of the morning "Bonus" download interval.

A:BITS Scheduling a download window?

Hello mtcstle, and welcome to Eight Forums.

By default, Windows Updates are part of "Automatic Maintenance". You could use the tutorial below to set the time you want "Automatic Maintenance" to wake up the computer and run.

Automatic Maintenance - Change Maintenance Settings in Windows 8

Hope this helps,

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I am having an annoying problem with my IE.I'm using IE 7 and from 4 days ago, everytime I open IE or a new tab I got the annoying stuff:Insecure Internet activity. Threat of virus attackDue to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and trojans without your knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes and crashes.Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information.To get full advanced real-time protection for PC and Internet activity, register KvmSecure. We recommend you to protect your PC now and continue safe Internet browsing. Click here to get full advanced real-time protection and continue browsing. Continue to this website unprotected (not recommended). I strongly believe this is merely because my IE has been infected so I did some research I was lead to this webpage http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...tml#entry840027 which shows how to solve the problem but it requires ComboFix and I did not even know what it was so I click on a link provided on that webpage and jumped to http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix . I clearly understand it. But to what I understood, the webpage instructing how to use combofix only shows how to install window recovery console with a CD. However, I'm using Vista Home Premium and I have not such a CD. Instead there's a driver on my computer called HP_RECOVERY (F:) which had been already installed on my laptop when I bought it. I'... Read more

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I have a Targus Notebook Wireless Rechargeable Optical Mouse ( http://www.compusa.com/applications/Search...7&CatId=143 ) and i been trying to plug it into my Microsoft Window XP media edition and it doesn't work; i place the battery in and plugged the wireless in and also turn the mouse on but the bottom of the mouse won't lit on and i tried everything so if anyone has any idea please tell me also the mouse is Window Vista.

A:A Window Vista mouse to a Microsoft Window Xp media

Did you install the drivers for the Targus mouse?
Try plugging a wired USB mouse into the laptop. If it works, then the issue is likely with the Targus mouse.

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Hello Everyone,

I have recently upgraded to Window 8 and now I ahve both Window 7 & 8 installed in my system.

I can keep both however due to limited hard disk space I want completely remove Window 7.

Please advice on best ways. . .


A:Removing Window 7 after Upgrade to Window 8

First get a hold of a little program called "Take Ownership then install it." This will help in deleting the Windows files. Next just start deleting the files. If you are unable to delete a file then right click and choice "take ownership then attempt to delete the file again. This takes a little work so don't get upset when a file won't delete. If you need more help just stand by and we will help you.

By the way "Welcome to the Eight Forums. . .

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Do you have to change drivers of a computer when upgrading  window 7 ultimate to window 8?

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my laptop is realy very slow and it creates a hell lot of problem when i want to open a file. it gets hangs and then it starts working... the start up and shut down process is realy slow.

A:my laptop is slow and i am using window vista

Check your anti-virus product -- does it have a firewall?

Boot into safemode with networking and see if the problem exists there. Tap the F8 key during boot-up.

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Hi everyone! I am new to the forum, nice to meeting all of you!
Yesterday I search for a window error then this forum come up on the list. then I follow the step to try to solve my problem, but it seem it didn't work.
I just got my Dell Vostro 220 mini tower a day ago. It come with Window Vista: It can come with XP too, but you need to pay$99 more whcih I really don't understand why? Since I got XP by myself, so I request it for Vista.
Dell: Vostro 220 Mini Tower
250GB SATA Hard Drive
2GB DDR2 Ram
Intel Core 2 Dual 2.66GHz
I have the same problem with this member(mob77)
when I install XP it give me a blue screen before i can access to the agreenment. As soon as the check up is done it pop up a blue screen error.
I have use other computer to format the drive first, then put it back to install XP, but it still show me the same blue screen as follow:
"A problem had detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damgae to
your computer. If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen,
restart your computer.

If this screen appears again, folow these steps:
Check for viruses on your computer. Remove any newly installed hard drives
or hard drive controllers. Check your hard drive to make sure it is properly
configured and terminated.
Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive curruption, and then restart your

Technical information:

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A:Please Help,Window Vista ---> Window XP= Error?

Is there an IDE setting in the bios? If so set it to IDE, then try the installation,

otherwise use AHCI setting and slipstream this sata driver into your XP cd and XP should install without a hitch.
Software to slipstream the driver into the XP CD
Nlite guides

All of your V220 XP drivers, you may need them after you get XP installed

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Hi, I have just bought my dell notbook that come with window vista and 2 hard drivers - c and d.

i am now in a fixed cause a lot of my program is not compatible with window vista.

I understand that I could also instal another operating system in my laptop but I am not sure how to go about it. can anyone please guide me to the installation of the second operation system in my notebook.

I understand that i need to download a driver but what driver and where to download.

thanks a million for the help.

A:Installing Window Xp On Window Vista

Well, first we'll need to know the size of the C: and the D: drives, their names (such as Recovery or Restore) and how full they are.
Next, you'll need to ensure that you've got the DVD's necessary to reinstall Vista should you ever decide to go back to it (this'll save you a boatload of money).
Then, you'll need to have a copy of XP - you'll need a full, retail version to be fully able to install this (unless you've got an old copy of Win98, ME, or 2000 laying around to use with an upgrade. You'll also need copies of all the programs that you want to install.
You can get the drivers for your system at the Dell support site by entering your service tag number - but I don't know if that'll show XP drivers or not - maybe you can ask Dell support (via email) where the XP drivers are for your syste..

Then it's just a matter of inserting the XP disk, formatting your hard drive, and then starting the clean installation of XP. After that you'll spend a lot of time updating drivers and Windows Updates, then installing and updating your programs. Don't forget a good antivirus, antispyware, and firewall program (at a minimum) for your protection while online.

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Everytime I turn my PC on, it goes to the part where you suppose to enter you password, but instead, I see "Please wait for installer to load & then Do nothing Window drivers are loading, wait 1-3 minutes" subsequently it restarts in less than 5-10 seconds, it's been doing this for 3-4 days now. I can ask this question, because I am in safe mode now, someone please help me fix this problem. I don't have no CD or nothing, it started doing this ever since I "Factory Reboot" the computer. Please help me, anyone, it makes me very sad

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Issue in IE11:

when parent window had a alert triggered, that makes the child window lose focus and go behind


There is a button in parent page (domain A) and on click of the button Popup window (Domain B) will open and child window will communicate back to parent window. when parent window had a alert triggered, that makes the child window lose focus and go behind
only in IE11 browser.

IE edge and other browsers we can see the popup window on top of the parent window. 

is there any fix to retain popup window on top of parent window until user closes the popup(child) window.

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hi i'm new to the forum just need a few help with things,
I had this problem for a while now and i am getting physically sick of changing back to the original theme then having to switch it off and then it would be switched back to the old classic theme which you and me know looks a bit old and bland i hope there are some computer technicians on because i haven't found anyone who could fix this problem yet.

I thought it would of been third party applications may be disallowing the change(s) from "sticking" so i got rid of McAfee and spy bot temporary just to taste it out but nothing happen.

system restore is out of the picture too because its been awhile I've been couping with this now and didn't really think it was a big deal until now

I have the window vista home premium please can anyone help i will be so grateful.

A:My window vista theme keeps reverting back to Window classic theme after a restart Help please !!?

All I can suggest is to selectively disable items in your startup and see what's affecting itI'd use a startup manager for that purpose instead of msconfighttp://www.snapfiles.com/get/starter.html

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One day after i performed a full sytem scan including boot time scan, i discovered my window mobility centre did not open showing this,

"The C:windows/system32/mblctr.exe application cannot be run in win32 mode".

This is one of my most used application because i always use it to adjust my screen resolution to avoid the brithgness in causing damage to my eyes and other mobile settings like volume, power etc.
Pls what can i do to make it work.

A:Solved: Window Wobility centre did not open: in vista 32 bit HP laptop

Sorry for the typographical error, what i mean is this
; Window Mobility Centre did not open: in vista 32 bit HP laptop
Any solution pls, the application is mblctr.exe

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S.O.S PLS.I use a hp 6735s laptop window vista home premium.My laptop all of a sudden is malfuntioning.It now takes more than 5 minutes for it to boot.And when it boots, 4 different dialogues appear.

1,Windows sockets initialization failed.
2,failed to to connect to a window service.Windows could not connect to the system event notification service.
3,a dialogue box with-sclanUtil.
4,kaspersky internet security:license notification-Black list of keys is missing or corrupted.
And my kaspersky is outdate because i can update it with the internet because the internet is not connecting.
The help and support is also not able to start.
the dependency service or group failed to start.
The connection manager also failed.

Can anyone help me out please.

A:SOS LAPTOP MALFUNCTIONING HP 6735s Window vista home premium

Double post

Issue being addressed here

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Hi,I have been looking for a solution to upgrade my Inspiron 1525 laptop, preinstalled with Vista Home Premium 32 bits when I bought it.The target is to prepare path to upgrade to Windows 10.I need Windows 7 or 8 to start with.I could not find a way on Dell website.
Many thanks in advance !Isabelle

A:Upgrade for my Inspiron 1525 Laptop from Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bits to Windows 7 or 8 and then to Windows 10

Thank you for writing to us!
We would like to inform you that the Inspiron 1525 is not tested for windows 10 and we would not suggest that you upgrade the version of windows 
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.

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I have a Acer Laptop Aspire E1-571.  Can the window 7 in it be upgraded to window 10 offered by Microsoft ?  E1-571 is not on the  Acer list supported for an upgrade to window 10 in line with MicroSoft's regulatioins.  Thanks  Sen.

A:Upgrade of window 7 to window 10

Yes, I have the same model and have upgraded to Win 10, you may need to get some drivers updated latter on, back up all your windows 7 drivers, sometimes they may work as well, if you back up your current system including the important data to an external HDD and create a system recovery disk, you can always recover your sytem.I recommend Macrium Reflect Free for back up and recovery(I have attached link for Tutorial).http://www.macrium.com/webtutorial/tutorial.asp

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I have an Hp compaq presario CQ61 with win 7 home premium operating system but unfortunately the windows crashed and i need to reinstall windows, my challenges is, my product key sticker is old and the products keys are no longer much visible but the only
keys i could savage from the sticker is :  TMMJF-X48PV-JPG8K-680P1-2R29R.
The bolden letters are not clear cos its faint when look at properly at the sticker can anyone help with the correct product keys? 

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I have a Acer Laptop Aspire E1-571.  Can the window 7 in it be upgraded to window 10 offered by Microsoft ?  E1-571 is not on the  Acer list supported for an upgrade to window 10 in line with MicroSoft's regulatioins.  Thanks  Sen.

A:Upgrade of window 7 to window 10

Yes, I have the same model and have upgraded to Win 10, you may need to get some drivers updated latter on, back up all your windows 7 drivers, sometimes they may work as well, if you back up your current system including the important data to an external HDD and create a system recovery disk, you can always recover your sytem.I recommend Macrium Reflect Free for back up and recovery(I have attached link for Tutorial).http://www.macrium.com/webtutorial/tutorial.asp

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I got a new computer with Vista 64bits, and wondering if it is possible to bring it or upgrade it with Vista 32bits?
Like buying the upgrade pack for Vista 32bits instead of using the 64 bits.

A:Vista 64 upgrade to 32 bits?

you have to format and install 32 to go from 32 to 64

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Please advice me whether this is a wise move or should I keep vista

A:I have vista 64 bits and would like to upgrade to windows 8

Hard to say.

If you are happy with Vista - you might not like win8.

It is very different - not just the UI , but the whole push to online services.

You might be better trying the Preview - as a trial and see what you think.

The preview isn't identical to the released version - released version is worse imo.

I have Win8 - I don't like it.

I spend most of my time in Win7 - a little time in Vista - and have no particular desire to boot into Win8.

EDIT - i am not sure the preview is available now they are selling the thing.

There are a handful of fanbois on the site who act like it is the second coming.

I expect they will pitch in.

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What are the extra added features added in window 7 as compared to window vista

A:Window Vista vs Window 7

My observation is that what is not in Win 7 that was in Vista is the greatest positive. More stable, less bothersom ( do you want to do what you just said you wanted to do . . do you really, really want to do it ) much lighter on resources, more nimble.

A comparison of XP to ME comes immediately to mind.


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Good afternoon, so i have a slow laptop i already scanned with malwarebytes,eset smart security 5,superantispyware, and TdsskillerBut no results atleast i already defrag my pc but that doen't supposed to help too Log removed as no indications of malware and we rarely use HiJackThis and never outside of the log forum. ~ OB

A:Slow laptop Vista 32-bits

There are many causes of a slow computer. Please go through this checklist: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic44694.html

I know you've already done some of those, but there are others.

Also, do you recall when the slowness started? In what way is it slow?

Orange Blossom

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Window Media Player is a strangely behaving when I try to play either audio CD or Video DVD.
Some times I could play audio CD and sometimes I can record CD and save it in my personal computer. 
May I doing something wrong?

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Whenever I add an attachment to my emails, and even here on your website when I uploaded the attached pics, the 'Choose to Upload' pop-up window containing (in this case) my pics ALWAYS (but never used to) opens in the Details mode instead of Thumbnails where I can actually view the pics to be attached prior to attaching them.
I would like the default setting for this occurrence to obviously be in the Thumbnails mode.

In a related issue I would also like to be able to load more than one pic at a time when attaching pics to emails, etc...
Is there such a setting?

Thanks for the assistance

A:Default Settings for 'Choose File To Upload' Window, Window displays 'Details' vs 'Th

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I used to be able to hit cntrl-n and open multiple windows, but now, it opens in the same window. I was pretty sure there was an option in internet tools to change this setting, but cannot find it. Can someone please help me?

I'd greatly appreciate it!

Thanks in advance!

A:Only able to open one browser window at a time..cntrl-n opens page in same window

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Been messing with this for days. When I open the Control Panel I do not have the option to switch the view on the left side pane. All that is there is the See Also window. I went to view, Toolbar, Customize and added the views icon to the toolbar. As long as I keep the customize toolbar box open and move it up or down I can see it on the toolbar. Once I close the Customize Toolbar window the view icon grays out on the tool bar. My back button is the same way. I checked in another users window and the control panel is fine. I have Windows XP SP3. I am the Admin on the PC. Any help would be great.

A:Category and Classic view window missing on Control Panel window

In the Control Panel window click on the Tools tab > Folder Options, click on the "Show common tasks in folders" button and click OK or Apply. That should restore the Category and Classic View options.

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Hi Everyone,

I am not sure which Windows update caused this, but ever since that download, whenever I close a window, the little blue disc keeps turning until the window DOES finally close. (Hope you understand what I'm saying.) This happens after closing EACH window, ALL the time.

Essentially, it takes a few extra secs for the closed window to really close. It's irritating/frustrating because I don't know how to fix it. I've put as much of my comp's info in my profile as I know or could find. Have been working with comps for six or so years. Not a total dummy, help alot of friends , and always reaching to learn more.

Have never seen this problem anywhere or it would be fixed by now, lol Can't STAND the waiting it causes til I can move onto something else.

Any suggestions?? PLEASE???

CompInfo: Vista Ultimate, IE8--See Profile for more.

I thank you for your time.

A:Closing a window causes little blue disc to turn til window finally DOES close

Lets try two steps to see if we can fix the problem
Assuming that you are using IE go to>tools>internet options>advanced>resest and see if that helps.
Second try with clean boot to see if some software is behind the problem
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
If it works follow the instructions to find the precise cause

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Thanks for all the help. I want to make my shorcuts start programs and windows (In WIndows Xp Pro SP3) at a certain position and with a certain size.

For instance I want to open Excell at position 20,30 (x,y) with a window size of 750 x 200, or maybe a internet explorer window at position 129, 357 with a window size of 562 x 397.

I gave the odd numbers in the example so that people responding will understand that I want CUSTOM SIZES. I know how to set the shortcuts to start maximized and minimized and also window tiling. That's not what I'm talking about. Does anyone know of shortcut switch that I can use?

For instance in some games if you want to start the game with cheats enabled, you put "-devmode" after the directory path in the "target" box of the shortcut properties.

Is there any other way?

There is an awesome program called "Montage3"

which I use, but isn't exactly what I'm looking for. Please help out.

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i couldnt think of how to describe it for the title easily and I am about to go home to maybe tomorrow I will work it out.

My Vista box is currently demonstrating curious behaviour. When I open IE7 I select a favorite and it opens a new window with that favorite in it. If I do a search with my default provider in the original window, the search results appear in a new tab in the second window.

The second window does not display this behaviour. It works normally with my standard settings - open favorites in the current tab.

Again, favorites chosen in the first window continue to appear in the second window. Search results too.

Running IE7 in safe mode stops this behaviour but I have not installed any new software and I have removed all my temporary internet files/addon settings etc.

Any ideas would be great. Funny old game eh

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I have official windows ten installed on my system , But the real time protection of window in window defender does not turn on . what can I do ?

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Hi All - Thankyou in Advance

My issue is all the network can see each other but when u send or transfer to or from the tablet win 10 - It cannot send through wireless network even through you can tend to see all networks name on the network list etc BUT after ping it shows 1st test no response and then 2nd to 4th shows ping 32 and 64 successful etc then I click on network and can see / Send files to all networks or the network you choose etc as Previously but NOW you can send and receive files etc - it will only work after you ping - any ideas how to solve this ? Just a head up i was thinking its along power management in WiFi but it doesn't have a setting for it on window 10 ?
and make things worst after i think about 30 minutes or so you have to ping again to see network etc

It appears something going to sleep mode or power saver mode etc but wifi or network i cannot see any information or power mangement ? Please Help - This is doing my head in !!ha

Also Try drivers update and window 10 update no change

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hello folks, im running an amd athlon 2700 chip and windows xo pro..
now i dont think my system has to many issues affecting performance but something that is really peculier is when i shut down my system i get the following
"hidden window not responding" and "peer listen window not responding"
ive tried doing some research on the net regarding these but can find really no reference for it.
im wondering if that can be cause by someone listening in on an open port if yahoo mesenger is open? ive tried to clos yahoo messenger and then shutting down and sometimes i dont get the msg and other times i do any ideas?

and of course here is the hijack log
im sure i got more issues than im aware of
kinda like opening the proverbial can of worms aint it?

btw i know i have some "spyware from retrospect " on this machine.. but that is self installed to watch others activity.. previously when i needed it ..

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:54:54 PM, on 4/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\S... Read more

A:hidden window & peer listen window issue & hijack log

The first thing you should do is to go to add/remove programs in the control panel and remove any references to viewMgr and also new.net .... then repost your log ....

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I have a Lenovo N580 laptop. Last week, I had to do a factory reset (with help from Lenovo Tech Support) because of compatibility problems with new software from my employer and windows 8.1 which is actually worse than windows 8. The compatibility problems caused my screen to go black. When booting, the Lenovo logo appeared and I had a cursor, but nothing else accept a black screen. I tried suggestions found here and the Lenovo help forum, but none worked and the factory reset was the last resort. Now I am back to using Windows 8 (this was actually the second factory reset due to other problems caused by win 8.1).

Anyway, everything is working (for now) and I also have Classic Shell installed. HOWEVER, before this second factory reset, when I had multiple windows open, aero peek worked fine. Now, it doesn't. I followed earlier suggestions of right clicking the taskbar, then clicking Properties, but the box for "Use Peek ..." is dimmed (grayed out) so I cannot check it to enable aero peek.

I got used to this feature in Win 7 and was glad to see it in Win 8, but it is the only feature about Win 8 and 8.1 that I like. Thanks for your help.

A:Window doesn't open full screen when hover over IE window

Right click on the Taskbar and select Properties.

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