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Not able to download the hotfix kb961894

Q: Not able to download the hotfix kb961894

I am trying to download KB961894 ffrom the below link but that page is not opening:
Please let me know from where I can download this hotfix.

Sandeep Gupta

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Preferred Solution: Not able to download the hotfix kb961894

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Q: hotfix

pages keep poping up access violation at address 004afd43 in module hotfix.exe read of address 0000000



Looks like you have the Thinkpoint infection. There is a removal guide for it here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum34.html

Please let me know how that works out.

~ OB

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Hi Guys,

Does anyone know what WINDOWS HOTFIX is? My Add Remove Programs window has heaps of them...


A:What's Hotfix?

Those are your Windows Updates. You can check the list to see if a certain update is on your computer and you can use add/remove to remove an update if it has given your computer problems. Leave them there.

Sincerely, Libra

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I just have a small concern about the windows automatic update feature and the xp hotfix patches? that get downloaded onto my computer. I have quite the number of hotfixes on my computer, but for some reason, some of the same hotfixes I already have are wanting to be downloaded again onto my computer. Is this normal to be asked to download the same identical patch again, and if so, do I just cancel the patch if I already have it on my computer? Thanks for your help and time.

A:XP Hotfix

Recently, Microsoft had to "fix" several of the hot-fixes previously released, perhaps that's what you're seeing.

I don't let them automatically download, since that can result in a mystery crash that you don't have any idea how it happened. I've had several Windows updates kill systems for no apparent reason, I like to make sure the backups are current. :D

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How do i know which QFX hotfix is for me there is three listed with HP for my PC !

A:QFX Hotfix

Originally Posted by mblack

How do i know which QFX hotfix is for me there is three listed with HP for my PC !

give us a link to the fixes and your model

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I have been trying to install the unauthorized WMF hotfix patch but keep getting that my system is not compatible with it. Once it said there was a problem with the windows installer package.

I have Windows XP home. I used to have Service Pack 2 but removed it because of errors I was getting. Since removing it back in November, I have had no more errors.
I now only have Service Pack 1. I do, however, still have some Service Pack 2 updates installed. I don't know why it says my system is not compatible with the patch. Can anyone help me? I did unregister the picture & fax viewer as suggested by Microsoft.

A:WMF Hotfix

DON'T install the pre-release WMF patch. Microsoft has already issued a notice that the correct patch will be released next Tuesday, January 10th, and for users NOT to install the pre-release version. It was accidentally released by an employee.

Here is the article:

An early version of a security fix for a Windows flaw that is being used as a conduit for cyberattacks was prematurely posted online by a Microsoft employee.

"It really was an inadvertent thing that happened," Fry Wilson said. "We have the security update on a fast track...(and) somebody accidentally posted a prerelease version on a community site. It has been taken down, and we don't recommend customers use it--it is not the version that we will be releasing on Tuesday."


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Hi Guys

I'm not too sure where to start so....

I think I have a virus in my C:/ folder I have 11 folders that have a mixture of letters and numbers that make no sense and I know that I haven't put them there.

When I rest my cursor over the folders it comes up with hotfix.exe but when I google that it doesn't tell me anything.

I have run AVG, Spyware Doctor and CCleaner to no avail.

I hope someone can help me and tell me what I need to do to get rid of these folders.

Thanks in advance


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 a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


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.

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i'm experiencing this issue with MMC console. and trying to download the following Hotfix for this article. but it doesn't seem to exist... can anyone point me in the right direction?

Regards CT

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can someone tell me what "hotfix" is? i have windows Xp. in my add/remove porgrams it shows 14 hotfix programs. can i remove them without causing any harm?

A:hotfix-what is it?

HotFixes are what you download from the Windows update site. The are fixes to Windows errors and bugs and are released one at a time as the errors are found/reported.

This is usually a temporary measure until Microsoft see fit to release a Service Pack.

It is not advisable to "remove" them and indeed some of them cannot be removed.

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Q: hotfix

hey u all thanks for taking my post

so i updated my win xp home edition. i installed the security patch 1. befor that a whold bunch of hotfixes (26). i went into the add-remove program and was wondering if i can delete all 26 of them/. when i try to do the first a message of warning appears and i deceided not to remove any until i have a better understanding. soooo with that said CAN I REMOVE THESE HOTFIXES???




Specifically, I'm getting this:


System.AccessViolationException: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt.
at Assistant.ClientCommunication.Load(String exe, String dll, String func, Void* dllData, Int32 dataLen, UInt32& pid)
at Assistant.ClientCommunication.LaunchClient(String client)
at Assistant.Engine.Main(String[] Args)

I did some searching and I see it's not exclusive to the program I'm trying to open, it must a corrupt dll file, or some other system file, as neither reinstalling the program, nor system restore corrected it. The program I'm trying to use is called razor which is used with Ultima Online. I'm not a developer, it's just the program will not open and displays this message instead. I came across this page


unfortunately the link to the hotfix is broken, know anywhere else I could get it?

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Q: Hotfix

Hi, I'm trying to install the driver AF9015 for my BlazeDTV USB, but it's asking me to Please install Hotfix first!! Can anyone tell me how that's done? Thanks.

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In my add/remove I can see HOTFIX SP1 and the windows SP1 update. But there is no file size for the SP1 update, 0kb, does this mean it was once installed and now is removed? What folder can I find it in if it's still installed. How is hotfix related to sp1?

And when you need to reinstall SP1 does that also include the hotfix?

thanks for the advice,


A:sp1 & hotfix

Hi starwaves77,

Take a look/read here
Or Here

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Upon inserting the disk that came with my new cell phone, I get the following error when attempting to install the software,Please insert the CD labeled, "Windows XP Hotfix - KB909394 - Source Files"; however, I have no such disk. Is there anywhere I may download the file on line?

A:XP Hotfix

johnmcclelland said:

Upon inserting the disk that came with my new cell phone, I get the following error when attempting to install the software,Please insert the CD labeled, "Windows XP Hotfix - KB909394 - Source Files"; however, I have no such disk. Is there anywhere I may download the file on line?Click to expand...
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Sorry, we couldn't find any pages containing Windows XP Hotfix - KB909394 .
I couldnt find anything about this hotfix at microsoft, so I sure dont know what to tell you! Best of luck, and I hope its not some sort of virus!

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I have about thirty programs listed in add remove programs labeled Windows XP Hotfix. What are they, are they needed and/or can they be deleted??

A:XP Hotfix

they are updates from the windows site, i would not delete those, as some will be 'critical updates'

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Q: hotfix

hope that i am in the right place for this problem.My computer has become very slow almost to stopping point.Tried to find out why although i know nothing but went into move or remove programmes and noticed about 20 xp hotfix with various numbers.I have an Acer xp laptop and wouldnt have a clue what these are or if they would be the cause of the slowing down.Hope someone can help.


Firstly dorothy-ann............

Welcome to TSG, remember to try the search facility for past threads relating to any of your questions...........

Could check here http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/n101214.asp

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I ran a Belarc Advisor profile on my Windows XP, and there was an x and 'Reinstall' next to MS Hotfix KB976325-IE7. Do I still need to dowload the fix if I now have IE 8?

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Q: hotfix

There are lot of Windows XP Hotfix programs listed in add/remove programs. What are they and can they be removed??


removing them is un-installing all security updates from microsoft.
better leave them

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I was having problems with not being able to install audio drivers on a pc. Using google i read info on this and it suggested to try installing the microsoft uaa driver first, and that involved a hotfix.
I am wondering if i would be able to uninstall this hotfix if it doesnt work?
Reason i am asking is it did say to be absolutely sure this is the correct hotfix. I have since repaired the audio problem without resorting to this hotfix but i am still wondering, for future reference, if hotfixes can be uninstalled. And there might be another person out there who would also like to know the answer to this question.
thank you

A:can i uninstall a hotfix

There are 2 UAA installs - the older is 835221 - the newer is 888111.

If you navigate (XP Pro anyway) to C:\Windows you'll see a list of KB's like '$NtUninstallKB835221$'.

Click the + sign and you get the 'spuninst' folder and in there click the 'spuninst.exe' to run it.

You get cautioned about possible uninstall conflicts (things it may have an impact on) and if you say "I don't care" it proceeds to uninstall the hot fix.

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Hi all,
can i know how to uninstall hotfix Q323255 ?

A:uninstall hotfix

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Hello all. I posted this thread a couple weeks ago looking to solve a BSOD that seems to have gone away... just to be replaced with another one. Here is the basic PC info from the last thread, to save a click through:

? Windows 7 x64 SP1
? Original OS was Vista x64
? Full retail version (purchased upgrade code from Win7 RC to RTM)
? Age of system (hardware): Almost exactly 2 years
? Age of OS installation: A few weeks
? CPU: Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8400 @ 2.26GHz
? Video Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
? MotherBoard:
***Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
***Model: 0P786H
***Version: A08
***Chipset Vendor: Intel
***Chipset Model: PM45
***Chipset Revision: 07
***Southbridge Vendor: Intel
***Southbridge Model: 82801IM (ICH9-M)
***Southbridge Revision: 03
? Power Supply: Dell brand - currently unavailable, if that turns out to be a suspect I can provide in a later post

On jcgriff's recommendation I installed this hotfix which seems to have helped the previous issue, but now I have run into the issue that is logged in the attachment. For this BSOD, however I have noticed symptoms: sometimes after waking my laptop from sleep the secondary monitor attached via DVI does not wake, but Windows seems to recognize a monitor is connected. Also, Aero comes becomes disabled for all window/taskbar effects, and when I try to reactivate it the screen flickers and cycles a handful of times then throws a blue screen.

Any help is greatly appreciated, this is quickly driving ... Read more

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Ok im trying to upgrade to Service pack 2 when i download it, its good but when it tries to install it said hotfix not responding and then it just fails i tried restart and everything it still wont install.
can you help it wont work!

A:SP2 hotfix problem

Try install SP2 directly from Microsoft Download Center info:How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008

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Hello - I'm trying to install the Sims "Superstar", but it's telling me I need to install Windows Hotfix 329623 before installing. I've tried searching the internet for an answer, but can't seem to get one. Can anyone help?

A:Windows Hotfix

wrongwaywy said:

Hello - I'm trying to install the Sims "Superstar", but it's telling me I need to install Windows Hotfix 329623 before installing. I've tried searching the internet for an answer, but can't seem to get one. Can anyone help? Click to expand...


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These are listed in Add/Remove programs, What are they and can I remove them?

A:Windows XP Hotfix......

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Since it got resolved, this thread was recently closed:

For anyone interested, I have happy follow-up as of 10 mins ago.

Came home saw new godl shield. It was 2 NEW fixes, one 4 Xp and one for my "new" IE6.

They both dowloaded and installed normally and immediately.

Again, thank U, God.

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Is there a way that I can put in a request for the Hotfix KB2664888 to be packaged in a .MSI format.  I have computers that are in need of this fix and to deploy this through group policy would make this very efficient. 

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I got half an hour ago a MS Hotfix kb981621...Set as Important in Windows Update.

It is very rare that kind of HotFix install right away and force me to reboot my computer.

Therefore everything went smooth.

Streaming issues that are related to Microsoft Media Foundation in Windows 7:

Does anyone else got that one?

A:HotFix Today!

I have not seen that one yet. Streaming works amazingly well for me so far. I haven't come accross any of the problems listed in that hotfix. Looks like people who do a lot of streaming or decoding along with format changes might actually run into those problems eventually. I wonder when this update will show up for me.

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With the advent of Windows Vista, Microsoft praised the boost in energy consumption efficiency in comparison with Windows XP. Still, there are exceptions to every rule. And while Vista indeed uses less energy over XP, users of the operating system can still experience excessive power use. One such example involves Vista SP2 and earlier during sleep or hibernation, and the HD audio controller, the Redmond-based company explained. The software giant has noted that there are two scenarios in which Vista SP2 sucks more power than it should.

Vista SP2 HD Audio Controller Sucks Power Even During Sleep or Hibernation - A hotfix is available from Microsoft - Softpedia

I'm trying to contact Microsoft the Hotfix since I use HD Audio Controller on my laptop, and I went everywhere through Help & Support Center but I end up having to pay $60 just to send e-mail/chat/phone .

Does anyone know the support # other than what's mentioned above?


A:Microsoft Hotfix Help?

Nevermind, I finally got the requested Hotfix in the email .

It renames the High Definition Audio Controller in System Devices to "6.0.6002.22125".

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Sorry to be ignorant here, but I do not understand Microsoft's instructions as to how to install a hotfix. I downloaded the hotfix to take care of the constantly-recurring error message on Powerpoint that I get saying "the office assistant needs to be installed," etc, etc. I have windows 7 and it's powerpoint from Office XP Suite. The apps otherwise work perfectly.

Anyway, I downloaded the appropriate hotfix (it's what they told me I need to do to solve this issue), but all I seem to get is the hotfix text doc. The instructions in it are:

"If this hotfix was delivered with hfx.exe then it can be installed by running
hfx.exe from the appropriate platform directory."

Can someone tell me what to do with this?

A:how do you install a hotfix?

From the file that you downloaded, did you see the hfx.exe or all you receive is just documents?

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Hello great bleepingcomputer..

I have a ton of Thinkpoint windows on my desktop that reaad:( Access Violation at address 004AFD43 in Module Hotfix.exe Read address of 00000000) when i start my system . and i started up in safe mode w/ networking, but the same error occurred .

Anyone have an idea as to what it is and how to fix?

thank you .

A:Thinkpoint 'hotfix.exe' ...please help !!


Thinkpoint is a rogue. We have a removal guide for it here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-thinkpoint

Orange Blossom

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In trying to remove some programs on my Add or Remove Programs List of currently installed programs I have nine on the list which are shown as:

"Windows XP Hotfix (SP1)[See Q30942 or some other like number] for more information"

How do I find out what these numbers mean so I can determine if I should remove them (If they are removable)?

A:XP Hotfix Programs


these are the updates and patches that have been installed. The number refers to the article # for the fix and you can enter the # here to find out which fixes they refer to.


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I was cleaning house (on my comp.) and found while I was under remove progams, somthing called window XP hotfixm. Im just wondering if its anything important if not sould I erase it or just leave it alone. THanks

A:Window XP HotFix

Yes it is important. It is a fix/patch you installed from Windows update.

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I sure thought I saw something recently about a fix of some sort for better protection of IE9 & IE10 if we don't want to go with FF, Chrome, or Opera, now can't find it. I'm quite sure it had a KB#.
Did I dream it or is it just my senility?

A:Hotfix or MS Fixit for IE?

Microsoft security advisory: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer could allow remote code execution
Make sure you have run the Updates before using the Fixit

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Was recently going through my ADD/REMOVE programs and noticed that there are about 10 windows xp hotfixes in there. Is is normal to find those in there?

A:Windows XP hotfix

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found hotfix folder for KB979909 in my hard drive. I think it was down loaded in October 2010. I did not down load this hotfix. It just happened.
The real problem is when the hotfix was down loaded, it absorbed one of my folders with it. The folder consisted about 100 photos taken during vacations. While this folder is in the hotfix folder, it is not accessible. Nor any of the files or folders accessible.
This hotfix folder has already been installed in June 2010. I don't need it, but I cannot remove or delete. Tried "add/remove" program and "system restore". None works.

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Yesterday I installed QFE 975741, a hotfix that HP's software told me that I need to install. When it was finished installing I got the message that it might not have installed correctly. Today I am finding that Excel does not calc unless I save the file; when I copy new formulas they do not recalc unless I save the file. I'm wondering if this is because of this Windows 975741. It would seem that the way to test this idea is to undo the installation of this hotfix.

How do I uninstall a hotfix?


A:How to undo a hotfix

Quote: Originally Posted by DouglasWRoberts

Yesterday I installed QFE 975741, a hotfix that HP's software told me that I need to install. When it was finished installing I got the message that it might not have installed correctly. Today I am finding that Excel does not calc unless I save the file; when I copy new formulas they do not recalc unless I save the file. I'm wondering if this is because of this Windows 975741. It would seem that the way to test this idea is to undo the installation of this hotfix.

How do I uninstall a hotfix?


Best way is the easiest way, too. Do a system restore.

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I went into add & remove programs, went done the list and saw
12 of windows XP hotfix (SP2) what are they?

A:windows XP hotfix (SP2)

You have automatic updates enabled, and those are patches issued by Microsoft and automagically downloaded by your system.

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I keep getting attacked by a Helkern and researched to find the patch but the instructions that came with it are so hard for me to understand. It took me forever to find out what Service Pack I was even using. I really just need someone to explain what the patch is trying to say or where to find <drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\Mssql I dont have one. I am stumped for the second time.

This is the addy where the patch that I am trying to install is located http://www.kaspersky.com/news?id=970183
If anyone can help I would be so grateful. Thank you

A:Help Installing a Hotfix

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In Windows XP, the control panel in 'add/remove' programs, a number of

'Windows Hotfix' appear at the end of the list of programs. What does this mean and should I remove them?

Thanks, Erwin

A:Windows Hotfix

Keep those, they are windows security patches mostly I believe, much needed

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recently my computer has been acting strange... browsers keep freezing, one game doesn't work unless i use combofix first and even then i have to try and start it a couple times before it actually starts and lastly on games screen goes black if i tab out and back in.

one game i know hasn't been updated because its a single player game.
the other game apparently hasn't had any server updates or any thing so they don't know why it would be going to a black screen.

looking at the add and remove programs i see a couple updates that have been added and cant be removed... and i DO NOT have auto-matic updates turned on. (the date they installed is the date i started having troubles and i don't know of any other changes and i cant find any viruses or any thing else)
Hotfix for windows XP kb954550-v5
Windows Imagin Component
Windows Genuin Advantage Validation Tool
Hotfix for Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 KB953595
Microsoft.NET Framworks 3.0 SP2
- WPF_1
- WPF2_32
- WPF_Other
- WF_32
.NET Frameworks CRT
.NET Framwork PreXP
Dr. Watson
.Net Framework 1
.net Framework 2
.Net Framework ASP. NEt
.NET Framework WinForms
.Net Framework CA
.NET Framework CLR
dose any one have any idea what one of these might be causing it and how to uninstall and block crap from auto-maticly installing on my computer... this kinda crap is the exact reason i don't have auto-updater on. >.>

A:Hotfix for windows

Since you ran Combofix I would suggest having it analyzed here:Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include the link to this topic in your new topic and a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Once you have created the new topic, please reply back here with a link to the new topic.

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Would anyone happen to have this hotfix?
KB 2640103

A:Need Hotfix KB 2640103

You'll need to contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix.Carey Frisch

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Operating System System Model
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (build 2600) American Megatrends Inc. 1.0
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.00 gigahertz AMD Athlon XP
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
256 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: K7S8X 1.0
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. P1.30 02/21/2003
Drives Memory Modules c,d
82.34 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
70.22 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

IC35L090AVV207-0 [Hard drive] (82.35 GB) -- drive 0, s/n VNVC00G3EE3D0X, rev V23OA66A, SMART Status: Healthy 1024 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot '0' has 512 MB
Slot '1' has 256 MB
Slot '2' has 256 MB
Local Drive Volumes

c: (on drive 0) 82.34 GB 70.22 GB free
Network Drives
None detected
Users Printers
local user accounts last logon
Administrator 18/05/2005 14:56:53 (admin)
local system accounts
ASPNET never
Guest never
HelpAssistant never
SUPPORT_388945a0 never

DISABLED Marks a disabled account; LOCKED OUT Marks a locked account

Amyuni Document Converter 2.10 on LPT1:
hp LaserJet 1010 on DOT4_001
Controllers Display
Standard floppy disk controller
Primary IDE Channel [Controller]
Secondary IDE Channel [Controller]
SiS PCI IDE Controller C.P. Technologies Inc. RADEON 9200SE [Display adapter]
AOC 9G [Monitor] (17.7"vis, Au... Read more

A:A missing hotfix

That's super. Can't have too much info. That one is listed as critical so I would install it. Go here. Microsoft will scan you and give you options.http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5consumer/default.aspx?ln=en-us Or here and use the drop down menu http://support.microsoft.com/

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I'm looking under Add/Remove Programs from my control panel..
I sort em by name..
Scroll down a bit..
and i see a crap load of

all of em have some thing written after...
blah blah...
wtheck is this stuff?



They are windows XP updates that you have installed

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So I'm desperately trying to recover room off my aging desktop's 160GB internal hard drive. In the root drive, I see dozens of folders with hash for names. They've been accumulating for a while now and total a couple Gigabytes. It says they're hotfixes but I'm not sure if I can remove them. I could sure use the extra space without deleting anything useful.
So can I delete these folders?

A:Hotfix clutter?

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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Hi i'm getting this 0XE3 crash when i start my PC so i followed the error description to this page, https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2735209

so this is what is happening i checked my system is correct it is a windows 7 based 64x machine, only when i try to install the fix i get " The update is not applicable to this computer " any help on this please

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A few weeks ago I downloaded some updates I needed for Windows XP (Pro, SP1a). However, one of the updates seemed to be missing an update.inf file, and as a result when I booted up it said that I was unable to update. I installed
SP2 a few days ago and now it starts to install the update, but won't complete it because it says it was for Service Pack1. The hotfix is 'KB23559'

A:Probems with HotFix

The KB number that you're referring to seems to be missing a number so I can't tell what this fix is for. Do you see this item in your Add/Remove Programs? If so delete and reinstall it and see what happens.

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