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Q: Requests to Microsoft.

Please read this carefully before posting.
The idea:
This thread is meant to collect user's request of new features to add to Windows 7, or to bring back features that were taken out since XP / Vista, and are sorely missed.
The idea is to create a list that MS might want to take a look at.
For this to have a chance, we need to keep the thread clean, and free of unnecessary comments and discussions.
So we need a set of rules.
The rules:


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1. No rants, no debates or discussions, no personal comments, no reactions to other posters, no MS bashing, period!

2. Maximum of 10 lines. So make sure your post is clear and to the point.
One or two words more won't matter, but don't push your luck.

3. Posting of screenshots is allowed to clarify your point.

4. No utopian requests, keep it reasonable.

5. Double posts and posts with features already requested by others will be deleted.

6. Adding a reason why you want it is allowed, but remember the 10 line rule.

7. If a user posts a problem that can be fixed, no help allowed other than saying poster should open a thread about his problem.


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Not complying with these simple rules, will get your post removed.


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1. Please examine the list to see if your request is already there.

2. Please think about what you're requesting is a good thing for less knowledgeable users.
Example: Making editing the context menu easier, could lead to users messing up, and making troubleshooting for support technicians impossible.

3. Your post will be reviewed and, when approved, will make it to the list.
If it doesn't, don't start a discussion about it.

4. The 10 line rule is because I will have to read all the posts,
and maintain a normal life at the same time. Hope you'll understand.
Now please bring it on.

The list:


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Explorer:

Details pane:
1. See the cumulative file size of more than 15 files, without having to click "More details" every time the user adds a file to the selection.

Left pane:
1. Ability to pin the favorites to top of left pane (? la vista), so it doesn't scroll.

Right pane:
1. Give user back the option to arrange files and folders the way they want.
Hence, a way to switch off auto arrange.

Icon overlays:
1. Shared Icon overlay
It's an absolute nescesity for seeing which folders are shared in their hiarchy.

General:
1. Tabs like in IE 8

2. Dual pane view.

3. Easier way to customize send-to context-menu

4. Ability for customizing drive/partition/file-type icons, maybe in properties tab?

Search:
1. Search is totally useless in the present state.
2. Please give us back the ability to add our own search filters.
3. Please give us more of an UI to fine tune our searches.

Libraries:
1. Arrange by button in Libraries doesn't work, it does nothing.
2. Please make Libraries respect the view and arrange settings the way it works for folders.
Example: When the user sets a subfolder X of "my pictures" to arrange by name, it is only applied to that folder X, not the whole "my pictures folder".

But in the "Pictures Library" however, that same folder X will not have the arrange by name setting applied.
Even worse, if one changes any folder in the Library to arrange by name, it is applied to all the folders in the Library, even the parent folders!!
Please fix this huge inconsistency.



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Superbar:

Systemtray:
1. Make the network icons show activity again.

Toolbars:
1. The ability taken out to make new toolbars from dragging a folder to the corner of the desktop.

2. Ability to natively make the superbar totally transparent.

3. Ability to invert (flip) the superbar when placed on the left or right hand of screen.
(start button at the bottom).

Jump-List:
1. Add "Delete all" to the context-menu of Jump-Lists.
Deleting them one by one is a pain in the ....


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Desktop:

Extended desktop:
1. The user should be able to choose if he wants:a. the taskbar only in one display,
b. duplicated in both displays or
c. stretch it over both displays.
Thumbnails:
1. Ability to choose between Thumbnails or Icons for filetypes.


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Control Panel:

Search:
1. Bug needs fixing: When typing in the search box, it loses focus constantly.


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Applications:

Snippet tool:
1. Configurable shortkeys to run the program in it's respective modes.

2. Ability to run it in all modes, including in games.

Imageviewer:
1. Ability to show animated GIF's.

Windows Mail:
1. Please give us back Windows Mail.
For people who can't wait, here's how to do it yourself. Windows Mail

Mediaplayer:
1. Bring back volume control to minimized Mediaplayer.


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Migration:

Email:
1. Ability to convert/extract/import contact information and emails from .wab and .dxf files (Outlook Express) to Live Mail, Contacts and/or other email clients.


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Customization:

Themes:
1. A tool to make your own themes.
2. Making more items customizable, like taskbar, menu etc..
3. More free themes, and possibly a live gallery to up/download custom themes.


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Behavior:

Aero-Shake:
1. Aero-shake can be quite hard to operate, even more so for people with physical disabilities.
A button to the left of the minimize button would be more user friendly.

2. Make Windows remember individual settings of shortcuts, like for example different shortcuts to explorer folders.

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Preferred Solution: Requests to Microsoft.

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

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

A: Requests to Microsoft.

A small (IMO not needed) but greatly requested feature reinstated. Put back the wireless icon activity in the tray of the Superbar

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i cannot enter captcha on any site as i cant see it for some reason i have attached few images which shows the cause of my problem.i have scanned my pc with multiple antivirus but nothing found."]3rd image is tested using Ubuntu but of no use. hope some one can help me as i found no solution for my problem which is causing problems in registering on various sites.i can enter captcha on very few sites eg. - YouTube.but it also says too many request from my network.thank you.

A:too many requests but from where??? help!!!!!!!

Hmm, have you tried clearing you cache?

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I don't know if this should go here or elsewhere but I am attempting to find a new gamertag for my xbox profile on the xbox.com account management page. After I make 20 or so checks for availability an error shows up below the input field saying an unexpected
error has occurred. This message does not stop showing up unless I wait a couple days which makes finding a new name very difficult. Am I being blocked by the server or is this another issue?

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I certainly appreciate your position. Indeed you are correct that I originally posted a request for assistance on another forum. After getting a reply from another user on that forum and nothing from the moderators for 2 days I decided to post on your site/forum...thinking that the user reply had suggested to the moderators on the other site that I was already receiving assistance.I have since received a request for my HJT log and info files from the other site so I will rely on them for assistance, My apologies for any confusion this may have caused. It was not my intent. More it was my misunderstanding of how these forums work.Thank you again and again, my apologies for duplicate postings. It was not my intent to over-tax either forum. I was simply getting impatient and after some reading thought erroneously that the user reply to my original post suggested to them that I was already receiving assistance when I was not.

A:Multiple Requests for help

This thread will now be closed since the issue seems to be resolved.If you need this topic reopened, please send a Private Message to any one of the moderating team member or myself. Please include a link to this thread with your request. This applies only to the originator of this thread.Other members who need assistance please start your own topic in a new thread. Thanks!The fixes and advice in this thread are for this machine only. Do not apply the instructions from this thread to your own machine. Please start a new thread describing your issue and someone will be along to assist you.

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this keeps coming up day in day out and it's getting o be a pain

pic of IRQ's from device manager attached

is there a fault/issue with any?
 

A:Multiple IRQ Requests

This May Help
http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=54401
 

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Hi there all,

I am using a Vodafone 3G Modem om my pc, however I cant send receive USSD commands .. is the software that you can direct me towards that I can use. I am using the Cell C Network in South Africa. I have searched on the net and most of the stuff I find simply doesnt work. If possible could someone assist me wit this request? Just a nice & simple interface that actualy works.
Kind regards

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I set up family safety for my 12 year old daughter, and ticked all the apps she can use freely. Every time she logs on the computer it pops up little messages telling her to request permission to use all the apps that I didn't give her access to. It's very annoying, so how do I stop it, other than the obvious but unhelpful step of letting her access everything?

A:Permission requests

Hello Andy, and welcome to Eight Forums.

The apps that are checked are the ones that are blocked instead. Only the unchecked ones are allowed.
Family Safety App Restrictions - Set and Manage in Windows 8
When you get a request to allow an app and either allow or block it as per the tutorial below, you and the user should not see the messages for that app anymore.

Family Safety Requests - Send and View in Windows 8
Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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pl plllllllllllllllllll help
its urgent as my windows is showing stop screen error
i hav done antispyware scanning an then it asked for reboot i said yes an wen i started da windows its saying multiple irp requests
i cant even uninstall antispyware in safe mode as it is sayind windows installer is not proper pl reply soon..........

A:multiple irp requests

Hello and Welcome to TSF

You should have been patient and let the security team in the Hijackthis forum help you remove your infection, improper removal has caused your issue.

Use System Restore to a previous date to see if you can at least access windows in normal mode, then Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware and post the logs requested in the thread you started over in the Hijackthis forum.

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Is there a place that we can leave feedback or requests for the ATA product?

There are a few things i would like to see changed.  

1.  Alerting
We get alerts during backup windows that the ATA cant keep up but it doesn't seem to have anything to do with CPU or RAM.  In addition, we have no users in the system at that time so i find it very hard to believe
that this is true.  I would like to set time windows where we can exclude these alerts or maybe thresholds where if it is seeing that for 5 minutes, 10 minutes etc.
2.  Email Audience
I would like to be able to say these types of emails go to this distribution list and those go to another so that we keep the number of alerts the team gets down a bit.  
3.  Suspicious Activity
When we get an alert warning of suspicious activity and click the link to take a look, the first thing you have to do is answer whether it is normal or not, but we cant click the link to see the suspicious activity unless
we open the excel file in the email.  This should be adjusted.  

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It's time for me to replace my old HP 200LX, and I can't seem to find a PDA that is suitable. Here are my search criteria:

I am 50 & my eyes aren't as good as they used to be.
I need a decent sized display (Palm Pilot types are
too tiny).

Besides the usual PDA (calendar, contacts, etc.), I want
to be able to run some Excel spreadsheets. My spread-
sheets can be robust, so I prefer a landscape display,
not the portrait shape of Palm Pilot type PDAs). Bonus
points for syncing up with my Quicken on my PC.

Connecting & syncing with my Windows PC is a good
idea. This device should augment my PC, not replace it.
(I do use MS Outlook).

My handwriting is horrible -- I need a keyboard, but
the keyboard can be small -- I don't mind hunting &
pecking on the PDA. I also don't mind navigating with
arrow keys.

Ideally, I'd like something about the size of a paperback book. I don't want a full sized laptop -- laptops are a bit big & too expensive. Finally, it would be nice if the device had modern conveniences, like ability to play MP3 files, surf the net, play some basic games, etc. I also wouldn't exclude from consideration any PDA / cell phone combination (although I don't have/use a cell phone yet).

Thanks in advance.run some Excel spreadsheets
 

A:PDA Recommendation Requests

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Hello I am looking forward to an updated P72!! Some features I would like to see added vs P71: HDMI 2.0a support and DP 1.44k touchscreen option and a precision stylusTablet mode like the yoga hasHDR optionGsync external and LCD variable refreshUHD optical drive option10GB Ethernet or the interim 2.5/5Gb would be fineLatest WiFi standard .axtitanium to reduce the weightintel real3d camaracamera mechanical cover

A:P72 and features requests

Agree with all suggestions. Hoping for pen digitizer support mostly as I have the P51 version with digitizer presently.

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O2 - BHO: (no name) - {cd6caa5d-7035-43dc-abea-a89090a098fd} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\boheyuje.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [kagizoriha] Rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\kuririme.dll",s
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: C:\WINDOWS\system32\rirebuva.dll

The above lines from hijackthis seems suspicious and is persistent (returns after deletion). I think they are linked to the problem I am having with kasperski detecting requests to get to the address 77.74.48.105 to download what it thinks is malware from programs IE and win 32 services. It may even be causing my IE7 to not function once opened (currently using firefox).

A:PC slowdown; requests to 77.74.48.105

Howdy, my name is Hoov, and I will be helping you with your dilemma. I appologize for the delay in getting you help.Please make sure you watch this thread for responses. If you click the options tab at the top of your first post, you can select to track this thread. Here is what I am asking you to do during the repair of your computer*Tell me everything that you have done, if anything, to try and fix this problem.*Please only use 1 forum to help clear up your problem. Posting on more than 1 and following instructions from more than 1 forum will cause those helping you to pull out thier hair.*Follow my instructions - If you can't for some reason, or if you don't understand something, please tell me. If you deviate from my instructions, tell me, it may make a difference on where we go. Don't install anything, even other programs that have nothing to do with security or malware, it could cause things to change, and I would never know it. *Have faith. I will do all I can to get your computer working, and if I can't - someone else here will know something else to try. *Stick with me to the end. My aim is to fix your problems, and give you the tools and knowledge to keep this from happening again.Now onto trying to fix your computer.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, f... Read more

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I suspect some kind of phishing bug but I am not sure what might cause this issue.
In the 17 years since I started using a computer I have gotten only a few requests to log into the server when I opened my email client. It has been more than a decade since I saw one.
In mid October this happened randomly and I ignored it. Instead I opened my properties folder and checked each tab and closed it. Then I was able to get my email.
After that I think the next day maybe a couple of days later it came back only this time it wouldn't let me get my email when I checked the properties. I ran an MSE scan and it seemed to fix the problem.
Then a week later the same thing happened. This time checking properties and doing an MSE scan had no effect. I was able to send a test email but I did not receive it. I ran an ESET online scan. This seemed to "fix" whatever was causing the log in request. Since about 28 Oct until today there was nothing then this morning it has come up again with a twist; When I check the properties folder my user name and password lines were blank!
I am running an MSE scan and ESET is on deck to run right after. I feel like I am getting a bug from somewhere that is raising a false need to log in so that my password can be gotten. IDK ?????
 

A:Suspicious log in requests

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Well, when I installed IE8, it requested to run add-ons on websites:On some web-sites I ran this add-ons:but, when I run add-ons IE displays Security Warning:I have already installed Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX and Adobe flash player plugin, but I think one of them is Opera's Which of them should I run? Run add-on on each website or run add-ons on all websites?

A:IE 8 requests to run add-ons on websites

You can safely run Adobe flash player. That warning is just to let you know that this add-on was already there and asks you to confirm that you want to run it.
Its up to you if you want to decide for every site apart with flash-content if you want to run it or if you want to enable it for all sites. Its no security risk to allow it for all sites.

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I'm a programmer, and installed wireshark on my xp machine to do some tcp/ip work. I noticed, even with no programs running I get a constant stream of dns requests to my routers ip.

the requests look like this:
46189 3959.607565 192.168.2.2 192.168.2.1 DNS Standard query PTR 4.160.15.219.in-addr.arpa

46247 3991.834562 192.168.2.2 192.168.2.1 DNS Standard query PTR 210.168.161.188.in-addr.arpa

46201 3972.852314 192.168.2.2 192.168.2.1 DNS Standard query PTR 20.71.103.82.in-addr.arpa

and the responses look like this:
46212 3985.801191 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.2 DNS Standard query response PTR WL.hsd1.fl.comcast.net

46206 3980.680231 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.2 DNS Standard query response PTR pool-173-67-9-33.bltmmd.fios.verizon.net

46199 3968.951943 192.168.2.1 192.168.2.2 DNS Standard query response PTR c-75-70-255-177.hsd1.co.comcast.net

From what I can gather, the requests all look like home isps. There also seems to be a lot of foreign countries like .br and .jp a lot. Has anyone seen anything like this before?
 

A:weird dns requests

welcome to TSG

have you googled all those names? there seems to be no warnings about them
 

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The network that I am currently trying to patch up is peer to peer with about 20 machines (win 98 and nt workstation). The company is not willing to switch to a server based configuration at this point. However I am trying to do as much centralized administration as possible.
I want to be able to view the connections (net watcher) to any given computer on the network from one 98 machine. It was easy to set this up on all of the 98 machines, how can I view this information on the nt boxes from the 98 machine. When I try to access the nt machines with net watcher it tells me that the computer does not accept remote requests. If this is not possible can you tell me how to view this information on all of the nt boxes from one nt box.

Thanks,
Monty
 

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hello mates... i am facing problwm from few days back that when i send request then i get a message i forgot.. can any one plz help me?

A:MSN requests problem

plz help me frieds..

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I posted this earlier on another part of the site and have been directed here by Koala. { It looks like your computer is still infected. Please follow these instructions and start a new thread in the Virus/Trojans/Spyware forum where an analyst will help you as soon as possible. }
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On a notebook (XP Home SP3 Polish), on which I've used Firefox for a long time, all attempts to go to e.g. www.xxxxx.com now lead me to api.mybrowserbar.com/gci/errors/......................www.xxxxx.com............... and a "Cannot find the server" error message. Googling on another machine produces alternative suggestions that a) some kind of malware is at work (possibly introduced by pdfcreator, which I've never used) - I've run Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and SuperAntiSpyware and found and killed one item - or that b) this is something dumped on the machine by Dealio Toolbar, a Yahoo Add-on, which it's easy to install by mistake. I killed Dealio Toolbar and Yahoo Toolbar yesterday, after it had been on the machine, unwanted, for some time. The problem persists. I've uninstalled Firefox and installed a new 3.5.2 downloaded on another computer. No change.

I have no problems of this kind with a desktop, which I've just been told by Malwarebyte's product has lots of malware on it, or with a netbook connected by WiFi to a D-Link router.

Has anybody got any ideas?

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Koala told me to run DDS and GMER and send t... Read more

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Lately I have been receiving frequent notices from my Norton 360 that "an intrusion attempt" has been blocked. The details provided state that it is a HTTP Tidserv Request following the path:

\DEVICE\HARDDISKVOLUME2\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE

I am running Windows Vista and Norton 360. After a Norton scan failed to turn up anything, I tried to use Malwarebyte's anti-malware, but that too failed to find anything.

Every time I try to use Google Chrome instead of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome doesn't respond. The frequent notices are annoying and Internet Explorer keeps going into offline mode.

Help would be greatly appreciated, I tried to do the scans requested by the forum, tell me if i've done anything wrong. Thank you in advance.

PS: some of the intusion attempts are HTTP Tidserv Requests 2 following the path:

\DEVICE\HARDDISKVOLUME2\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\SVCHOST.EXE

Hijackthis:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 19:12:27, on 13/03/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18444)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Norton 360\Engine\3.8.0.41\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BkupTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Deluxe\Acer Arcade Deluxe\ArcadeDeluxeAgent.exe
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A:HTTP Tidserv Requests

Help!
 

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When ever I go into m email. I am getting emails from people I don't even know, wanting things i have no interest in, and pop u text message requests
 

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Hi,

I wonder if some kind soul can help with my computer issue. When in IE, the computer runs very slow and on commercial sites, incluing ebay, I get pop ups asking for bank and ATM PIN details. I have never had either problem before.

I have run various virus checkers including McAfee, Malwarebytes, and Superantispyware, all to no avail.

As instructed, the log files from Hijack and DDS are pasted below. The DDS attach file is attached.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Chez

Hijack file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 13:36:57, on 04/04/2012
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16671)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Logitech\Vid HD\Vid.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Seagate\Basics\Basics Status\MaxMenuMgrBasics.exe
C:\Windows\Samsung\PanelMgr\SSMMgr.exe
C:\Windows\twain_32\Samsung\CLX3180\Scan2Pc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Logitech\LWS\Webcam Software\LWS.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10i_ActiveX.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.packardbell.com/?id=9088
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\... Read more

A:Slow computer & requests for ATM PIN

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Recently I am seeing these pop up's for updating.   Are they safe? 1.  Evernote 2.  7-Zip 3.  Out of date driver detected How do I know when a pop up is safe to download? thankyou  

A:do not recognize update requests that pop up

> Recently I am seeing these pop up's for updating.   Are they safe?> 1.  Evernote> 2.  7-Zip> 3.  Out of date driver detected> How do I know when a pop up is safe to download? They are "safe", but they are commonly called 'PUP' (Potentially Unwanted Programs). Chances are that you do NOT need any of these programs on your computer. Also, some of these 'PUPs' will ask you to "pay for a subscription".  Do not! I would access "Add/Remove Programs", click to select each program, and click "uninstall".  

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I have this blue screen problem!!.. I can't format my machine and my current software is Vista.. But I tried to load XP, when starting to load after pre-loading, I took this blue screen alert!!.. How can I format my machine? HELP ME PLS!!

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I recently got 3 firewall requests from these pieces of windows software:explorer.exedllhost.exeruntimebroker.exe all 3 originating from their proper folders. Why are they requesting firewall access?

A:Strange Firewall requests

Can you tell us what firewall access these processes requested exactly?

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Fss.exe is an excellent program, can't sing its praises enough. That being said, it can be a bit tricky to get the issues fixed once you've identified them. This post is two things - The first is a description of how I take the information provided by FSS and manage to fix machines without a corresponding uninfected machine of the same flavor of windows. The second is a request for the developer to add in some features to make this process easier.
For anyone who's unfamiliar, the app is available at http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/farbar/FSS.exe
This can identify missing registry keys needed for internet connectivity, firewall, or system restore, and it also checks the MD5's of the associated files in system32 and system32/drivers.

If you've identified missing keys, you're going to need copies of the right keys. I've found someone else who compiled a zip for each type of windows covered. http://www.smartestcomputing.us.com/files/download/9-registry-network-keys/
While this has all the keys, you may need to edit permissions, in particular on the legacy keys, to be able to use the reg file.

If FSS identifies the firewall's turned off, just turn it back on using regedit (change the 0 to a 1 at the location in the fss.txt)

Next we get to the sys, dll, and exe files that get md5 checked. These are all available in windows CD's in compressed files which can be opened with 7zip. For windows XP these are available on the CD at i3... Read more

A:FSS tips, tricks, and requests.

While this has all the keys, you may need to edit permissions, in particular on the legacy keys, to be able to use the reg file. I will let Farbar answer the rest, but I want to make one note. I know a lot of people feel its necessary to recreate the legacy keys. The reality is that there is just no reason to replace them. Instead your better off just deleting the legacy key altogether and reboot. The legacy keys will then be recreated when the service starts.

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im having a problem with someone who is using a program named "netcut" that uses arp protocol to fool the gateway and other connected devices with a fake MAC addresses. this causes to disconnect the fooled devices from the network.

im thinking now of a solution for the problem. as far as i know that arp requests connot be blocked by firewall application. is there a way to block the arp and use only static arp entries instead of dynamic. i want a practical solution to this problem.
thank you
 

A:how to disable arp requests in my network ?

any ideas ?
 

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I logged into MSN messenger tonight and had two people asking to be accepted on my friends list. I have never heard of either of them. Niko Lo Mas Mejor...[email protected]....and Liefde Is Een Plek Waar Je Niet Kan Krabben...[email protected].. Oh maybe I should have not put their e-mail addys on here because a bot may pick them up. Bad me. I suspect there intentions were not good. Anyone had a similar experience lately?
 

A:Strange Requests on Messenger

It could of been someone who found you on MSN's directory, but odds are those are in fact bots. I would ignore them.
 

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Hello have an old acer F6 and installed XP from disc  with a view to using it for games so have not connected it to the internet,however every time I power up and log on I get a "lets activate XP" message.Anybody know how to disarm this requirement in windows please. Have trawled the web and tried various fixes but none have worked and the day counter keeps counting down so its looking like a de install,re install every 30 days.Greatfull for all advice. thanks Ally 

A:persistant activation requests

ally,
 
There is a method to activate by phone if you do not have Internet access.

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Hi Friends,in my LAN i have 9 laptops, OS installed on them are: 2 Windows 71 Windows vistarest have XP professional.all are getting internet connection and IP address from a SMC router.the problem is that i am getting continous ARP request from vista PC, and request for unknown IP address not in my network.No.     Time        Source                Destination           Protocol Info      1 0.000000    HonHaiPr_30:6d:7c     Broadcast             ARP      Who has 172.16.1.10?  Tell 172.16.1.105      2 0.621020    HonHaiPr_30:6d:7c     Broadcast             ARP      Who has 172.16.1.222?  Tell 172.16.1.105      3 0.625947    HonHaiPr_30:6d:7c     Broadcast             ARP      Who has 172.16.1.69?  Tell 172.16.1.105      4 0.626831    HonHaiPr_30:6d:7c     Broadcast     &... Read more

A:Getting continous ARP requests from a single PC

More than likely you had old network printers , or a printer, that had been configured at IPs that were no longer valid. Deleting the old printers and/or copies of printers will fix it.
When I discovered a computer on our network doing this I came across this forum, and therefore your post, which gave me the idea to check the guys printer list. Two old copies of the downstairs printer were still there, both with pending prints showing.
Checking the ports on each showed the two IP address the machine had been sending out packets for.
 
I know this is an old post, but.... someone else might come along later with the same problem.

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A reader has sent along the results of his script-based analysis of the top feedback requests for Windows 10 in the Windows Technical Preview. And it won't surprise you to discover that the most popular requests are an interesting mix of common sense ideas and superficial changes.

According to Matt Goldstein, who, among other things, has been incredibly helpful with typo/grammar fixes (always appreciated), this list is comprised of all of the feedback Microsoft has received that has garnered 25 or more "likes." So it's sort of a popularity contest. And the top results (edited for legibility and removing feedback that does not represent an actual request) are:

400 or more "likes"

1. Let us move or disable the new search and/or taskview buttons. I just wrote about this in Next Steps for Windows 10, so it is of course an excellent idea. :) And over two of the top 10 requests, it has garnered a grand total of 701 votes: 415 for this one and 286 for "Option to remove search button from taskbar". FTW.

2. Add a little animation/transition when opening the Start menu. Yep, the number one request, with 453 votes. Part of me wonders at the lack of imagination here, but then I also should point out that if this is what we're really worried about right now, t... Read more

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My system system seems to randomly try to access my floppy drive for no apparent reason. It didn't do this when it was new. How to I disable it ?

A:How to Disable Floppy Requests

I found this maybe it'll help you

If you have a Windows PC, you will sometimes get into a situation where the computer randomly access the floppy disk drive every few minutes -- for no apparent reason! Typically, the harmless annoyance occurs because some program "thinks" it needs to read or write some data to a diskette.

In most cases, there may be a document in your recent history folder (Start >> Documents) that was once on a diskette. Here are the steps to clear the document history file Windows uses:

1. Click Start
2. Click Settings
3. Click Taskbar
4. In the Documents area, click Clear
5. Click OK

Other causes of the problem:

* Microsoft Office's Find Fast utility may be running and trying to index your FDD. Remove it from the Startup group, or in Control Panel, look for Find Fast and disable it from starting. Find Fast installs automatically with Office and can be a resource hog as well!
* The System Agent may be running a task; if present, click the System Agent icon in your System Tray for further information.
* A virus scanner program may be trying to check the drive. Check the setup of your virus scanning software for further information. A diskette scan at startup or shut down may be normal, but a scan between these times is typically a user-controlled option.

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Hello,
I have a Dell Latitude D630 model laptop that is having problems with memory dumps (BSOD). One thing I recently discovered is that it happens pretty consistantly when removing and returning to the docking station though I don't know why. As far as troubleshooting, so far I have ran the dell diagnostics which came back clean, I also tried to reinstall fresh windows. Then put a new hard drive and reinstalled windows again. Still no luck. The laptop is still under warranty so had Dell replace the physical memory and the motherboard this still didn't help.

A:Multiple IRP Complete Requests

If its still under warranty SEND IT BACK!!! Thats what the warranty is for.

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I keep getting this error and it resets my computer each time it happens. Can anyone help?

A:error: Multiple_IRP_Complete requests

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I recently got 3 firewall requests from these pieces of windows software:explorer.exedllhost.exeruntimebroker.exe all 3 originating from their proper folders. Why are they requesting firewall access?

A:Strange Firewall requests

Can you tell us what firewall access these processes requested exactly?

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Folks

On my work computer whenever I use google to search for something it retains what I have typed so that when I begin to type initial letters a string of past requests drops down, which is distracting. I know it is there to save me having to retype common requests but.... I'm not that busy and it is a nuisance. Is there anyway I can disable this function?

Look forward to hearing how to do it.

Pete
 

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I am being frustrated with constant requests for a password. I have just started using this system and during updates the screen would go blank and I had to use CTRL+ALT+DEL to return to the desktop.

On return to the desktop the user name is displayed with the remark LOCKED and the need to enter the password.

When loading music CDs again and again the system displayed the request for a password. This happened at least once during the download sequence and at times twice for a CD with a large number of tracks.

What do I need to do to stop all this nonsense?

A:Constant password requests

Hi Scunnered

Im Not sure if im reading this wrong but what it sounds like to me is you have your screen saver set to password on resume
if this is the case then all you simply need to do is right click your desktop, personalisation, screen-saver
ether change the length of idle time to a longer one or uncheck on resume, display login screen

sorry if i am misunderstanding your problem

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I've spent the last hour or so looking over several pages of these activation threads and haven't found one that addresses the problem I've recently had with my Win8 x64 activation. My copy of "8.0" Win8x64 has been activated since I bought it direct from Microsoft in January for $39.99 and burned the iso to DVD and installed it (This post does not concern "8.1" as I installed that on another partition entirely just to play with until it is ready for prime time.) I also got the free copy of Windows Media Center with its separate key. For the past six months I've had no problems at all relative to activation. I've actually never had any problems with activation (that I couldn't fix pretty quickly) ever since Microsoft initially started doing its activation bit with its OSes several years ago.

Yesterday, (I've listed my system specs) I'd been experimenting with using my UEFI bios to push the clock rates for my cpu with an attendant .15V rise in power to the cpu core--standard clock is 3.5GHz with Turbo to 4.1GHz--and I incrementally moved the cpu clock to 4.515GHz and turned off Turbo mode (of course), and found that my idle temps while running AMD's Cool 'n Quiet mode (through a UEFI setting) averaged 38C-45C; and ~55C under load (@4.515GHz), which is not much different at all from the standard stock-clocked temps. OK, that's as it should be for a well-binned, good-yielding chip, etc. It overclocks well with very little resistance... Read more

A:Mistaken OS requests for activation

Hi waltc,

Wow, you really know how to write a book with no stone left unturned! Anyway, since you have had 0 responses from the forum, I decided to just throw in my two cents. First off, my reactivations have been much more simple than yours; however, I can tell you that I have been successful every time. Some of these reactivations have included major components and the phone reactivation has always worked for me but the key to success in this area is, when they start to ask you questions, always respond with "one" as the answer. Now, since nobody knows for sure what information MS collects to identify an installation configuration, you can probably expect more of the same down the road but since Win 8 Pro is actually a retail license you should be able to get through a reactivation time and time again (if necessary). Remember, the answer is always "ONE." Cheers.

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Hello have an old acer F6 and installed XP from disc  with a view to using it for games so have not connected it to the internet,however every time I power up and log on I get a "lets activate XP" message.Anybody know how to disarm this requirement in windows please. Have trawled the web and tried various fixes but none have worked and the day counter keeps counting down so its looking like a de install,re install every 30 days.Greatfull for all advice. thanks Ally 

A:persistant activation requests

ally,
 
There is a method to activate by phone if you do not have Internet access.

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I am using below code to validate the text in the textboxes. And when i enter the text in that textbox, immediately web service calls and returns the response and based on the response the cursor will move to respected Amount text box. Here , i am getting the
alerts in Google chrome, regarding that entered account is invalid or inActive,,etc but the same code is not working in IE. 

And i need one more help i.e, We've totally 7 textboxes, if the user is entering the text in the 7th textbox if the above textboxes are empty ,, we need to display the alert message like ,, please enter the text in the 1st or 2nd, 3rd,..etc empty text box.

I've written the code for the same as well but it's displaying the alerts twice even the above textbox has the values..



 function AccountData(txtseq) {

        var acc;

        var accountno = "";
        var textbox = "";

        if (txtseq == "Acc1") {
            accountno = document.getElementById('<%=Acct_Number1.ClientID%>').value;
            CheckForValidAccountNo(accountno, document.getElementById('<%=Acct_Number1.ClientID%>'));
        }

        if (txtseq == "Acc2") {
            accountno = document.getElementById('<%=Acct_Number2.Cl... Read more

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I thought we had cleaned up all the keylogger spyware from the ex-boyfriend but it's all started again. Even my stored password accounts are asking for a password 2 or 3 times. Very unusual. I didn't open email with attachments either. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:54:15 PM, on 9/9/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Mozy\mozybackup.exeC:\Program Files\Mi... Read more

A:Mulitiple Password Requests

I apologize for the very long delay. We have a huge backlog of HijackThis Logs to handle and it has been taking us greater time than normal to get caught up. If you are still having a problem, and want us to analyze your information, please reply to this topic stating that you still need help and I will work with you on resolving your computer problems. If your problem has been resolved, please post a reply letting us know so we can close your topic.

Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, feel free to create a new one.

Once again, I apologize for the delay in responding to this topic.

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Whenever I plug a device into a USB port it says cannot proceed without formating the device, even though the device (photo card, flash drive, etc) always worked before. I don't dare format the device because I don't want to lose the information stored. I've tried everything I can find and still cannot solve the problem. Sure do need help.
Operating system is Windows 7, 64 bit pro. Exployer 9. Every thing else seems to be working OK except after updating my drivers the other day Exployer 9 seems to have problems downloading many graphic displays from websites. May be entirely different problem not connected to USB problem as that started more recently. USB is my main problem. I work from home so I'm usually around the computer much of the day or evening.

A:usb requests any and all devices be reformated

Hope that helps.

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I need some help here....
I have a user who, when she opens Outlook 2000, she is set up to view her mailbox, as well as our President's. Everything is fine, except that when ANYONE sends an Appointment Request to the President, it goes directly to the assistants Inbox and the President never sees it at all. If the assistant accepts the requsts, it will THEN show up on the Presidents calendar, but never in his Inbox. I believe I've checked all the Rules on both sides, and haven't found anything there....Any ideas? Please?
And yes, we are running Exchange (5.5).
Thanks.
 

A:Outlook Appointment Requests

Needajob,

Check the delegates and permissions for both and the profile for the President. The admin has permission to view and accept the President's meeting requests. The President has his profile set so he doesn't even see the request just the meeting acceptance in his calendar. Hope this helps.

Ciera2455
 

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On a notebook (XP Home SP3 Polish), on which I've used Firefox for a long time, all attempts to go to e.g. www.xxxxx.com now lead me to api.mybrowserbar.com/gci/errors/......................www.xxxxx.com............... and a "Cannot find the server" error message. Googling on another machine produces alternative suggestions that a) some kind of malware is at work (possibly introduced by pdfcreator, which I've never used) - I've run Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and SuperAntiSpyware and found and killed one item - or that b) this is something dumped on the machine by Dealio Toolbar, a Yahoo Add-on, which it's easy to install by mistake. I killed Dealio Toolbar and Yahoo Toolbar yesterday, after it had been on the machine, unwanted, for some time. The problem persists. I've uninstalled Firefox and installed a new 3.5.2 downloaded on another computer. No change.

I have no problems of this kind with a desktop, which I've just been told by Malwarebyte's product has lots of malware on it, or with a netbook connected by WiFi to a D-Link router.

Has anybody got any ideas?

A:requests for pages go to api.mybrowserbar.com

It looks like your computer is still infected. Please follow these instructions and start a new thread in the Virus/Trojans/Spyware forum where an analyst will help you as soon as possible.

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I don't know if I have a malware problem or not. I know enough to know that I don't know enough about hijackthis. So, if someone with the knowledge will take a look at the hijackthis file below and let me know what I should do, It will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

karic123

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:16:39 PM, on 2/18/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logishrd\KHAL2\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Program Files\HJT\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://att.my.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ie.redirect.hp.com/svs/rdr?TY...ARIO&pf=laptop
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = ... Read more

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One of my user accounts is not receiving meeting requests in Outlook 2003. From the sender's computer they seem to be going through but the attendee never receives them?

Any suggestions on a resolution?
 

A:Outlook Meeting Requests

If they are using contacts have them refresh the e-mail address for this person.
 

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I have a small network (12 users) running SBS 4.5. Clients are Win2K Pro and Office2K Pro. When a users creates a new meeting request and invites some (but not all) users, the meeting request is received by ALL users.

I suspect that it is something to do with delegation, but am unsure where to start looking.

Any guidance would be welcome. Thanks
 

A:Meeting Requests going to all users

I found this under the help in Outlook 2002

Troubleshoot Delegate Access
This feature requires Microsoft Exchange.
Viewing another person's folders
I can't see an appointment in another person's Calendar when I'm the delegate.

When you view days in the Calendar folder, you can't see the details of an appointment, but the free/busy time shows that the time is busy. This is because, even though you have delegate access permission to the other person's Calendar folder, if the other person created an appointment and marked it private, you cannot view the appointment unless they have given you permission to do so. Have the person who granted you permission clear the Private check box on the Appointment tab in the appointment, or have the person modify your permissions so that the Delegate can see my private items check box is selected.

I receive meeting requests and responses that my delegate should get.

The person you set up as your delegate might have been deleted from the Microsoft Exchange Global Address List, or there might have been an internal rule-handling failure on the server. To reset your delegate's permissions, click the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Delegates tab.

The Send meeting requests and responses only to my delegates, not to me check box might not be selected. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Delegates tab.

I'm a delegate, but I can't open the other person's folders... Read more

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