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HDTVmonitor side bar, IE pulling 175,000, dbl windows

Q: HDTVmonitor side bar, IE pulling 175,000, dbl windows

Ive got a side bar, HD TV monitor LED series 3, then some other things, used to have a sticker there & when we moved the pc, this came up..I ran hijackthis thinking I could do this on my own, & I did something to it, but it comes back, lol off & on, is even on the logon screen now!
Then IE is usiong a very large amount of memory 175,00 at times over 100,000 usually tho, so I downloaded mozilla, just looked & its pulling 110,00, youre the only tabnothing else running norton still disabled to run that dds. think thats it
edited to add can not get it to print to the wireless hp 8500 a909 either
xpsp3 wireless connect, 2gb memory 64b dual AMD

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by Administrator at 16:28:42 on 2012-04-13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1918.1040 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Norton Security Suite *Disabled/Updated* {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}
FW: ActiveArmor Firewall *Disabled*
FW: Norton Security Suite *Enabled*
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k hpdevmgmt
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k HPService
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AppLifeUpdateService2\kjsausvc.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardianSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Security Suite\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcLog.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcIp.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Security Suite\Engine\\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Desktop Search\WindowsSearch.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
uStart Page =
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexplore
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = <local>
uInternet Settings,ProxyServer = http=
mURLSearchHooks: H - No File
BHO: HP Print Enhancer: {0347c33e-8762-4905-bf09-768834316c61} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: Symantec NCO BHO: {602adb0e-4aff-4217-8aa1-95dac4dfa408} - c:\program files\norton security suite\engine\\coIEPlg.dll
BHO: Symantec Intrusion Prevention: {6d53ec84-6aae-4787-aeee-f4628f01010c} - c:\program files\norton security suite\engine\\IPSBHO.DLL
BHO: Google Toolbar Helper: {aa58ed58-01dd-4d91-8333-cf10577473f7} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\5.7.7227.1100\swg.dll
BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: HP Smart BHO Class: {ffffffff-cf4e-4f2b-bdc2-0e72e116a856} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_BHO.dll
TB: Google Toolbar: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
TB: Norton Toolbar: {7febefe3-6b19-4349-98d2-ffb09d4b49ca} - c:\program files\norton security suite\engine\\coIEPlg.dll
TB: {D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440} - No File
TB: {88C7F2AA-F93F-432C-8F0E-B7D85967A527} - No File
EB: HP Smart Web Printing: {555d4d79-4bd2-4094-a395-cfc534424a05} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_bho.dll
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [swg] "c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe"
mRun: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
mRun: [VetMet] c:\program files\veterinary metrics\VetMetExtractor.exe
mRun: [iTunesHelper] "c:\program files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
mRun: [HP Software Update] c:\program files\hp\hp software update\HPWuSchd2.exe
mRun: [<NO NAME>]
mRun: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
dRun: [DWQueuedReporting] "c:\progra~1\common~1\micros~1\dw\dwtrig20.exe" -t
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hpdigi~1.lnk - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\micros~1.lnk - c:\program files\microsoft office\office10\OSA.EXE
StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\window~1.lnk - c:\program files\windows desktop search\WindowsSearch.exe
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_BHO.dll
DPF: {05CA9FB0-3E3E-4B36-BF41-0E3A5CAA8CD8} - hxxp://download.microsoft.com/download/e/4/9/e494c802-dd90-4c6b-a074-469358f075a6/OGAControl.cab
DPF: {8100D56A-5661-482C-BEE8-AFECE305D968} - hxxp://upload.facebook.com/controls/2009.07.28_v5.5.8.1/FacebookPhotoUploader55.cab
DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} - hxxp://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
DPF: {FD0B6769-6490-4A91-AA0A-B5AE0DC75AC9} - hxxps://secure.logmein.com/activex/ractrl.cab?lmi=724
TCP: DhcpNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{2606499F-897B-4C5A-BD93-7CF7F1238DF5} : NameServer =,
TCP: Interfaces\{2606499F-897B-4C5A-BD93-7CF7F1238DF5} : DhcpNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{CAF5E326-8F73-4B74-963C-C0FA902F7B34} : DhcpNameServer =
Notify: !SASWinLogon - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASWINLO.DLL
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
SEH: Windows Desktop Search Namespace Manager: {56f9679e-7826-4c84-81f3-532071a8bcc5} - c:\program files\windows desktop search\MSNLNamespaceMgr.dll
SEH: SABShellExecuteHook Class: {5ae067d3-9afb-48e0-853a-ebb7f4a000da} - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASSEH.DLL
================= FIREFOX ===================
FF - ProfilePath - c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\w749rsvm.default\
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\move networks\plugins\npqmp071505000010.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\\npGoogleUpdate3.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\microsoft silverlight\4.1.10111.0\npctrlui.dll
FF - plugin: c:\windows\system32\macromed\flash\NPSWF32_11_2_202_228.dll
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R0 SymDS;Symantec Data Store;c:\windows\system32\drivers\n360\0404000.00c\symds.sys [2011-10-31 328752]
R0 SymEFA;Symantec Extended File Attributes;c:\windows\system32\drivers\n360\0404000.00c\symefa.sys [2011-10-31 173176]
R1 BHDrvx86;BHDrvx86;c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\norton\{0c55c096-0f1d-4f28-aaa2-85ef591126e7}\n360_4.0.0.127\definitions\bashdefs\20120402.001\BHDrvx86.sys [2012-4-2 821880]
R1 ccHP;Symantec Hash Provider;c:\windows\system32\drivers\n360\0404000.00c\cchpx86.sys [2011-10-31 485512]
R1 SASDIFSV;SASDIFSV;c:\program files\superantispyware\sasdifsv.sys [2011-7-22 12880]
R1 SASKUTIL;SASKUTIL;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASKUTIL.SYS [2011-7-12 67664]
R1 SymIRON;Symantec Iron Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\n360\0404000.00c\ironx86.sys [2011-10-31 116784]
R2 !SASCORE;SAS Core Service;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASCore.exe [2011-8-11 116608]
R2 KjsUpdateService2;AppLife Update Service 2.0;c:\program files\common files\applifeupdateservice2\kjsausvc.exe [2009-10-9 12800]
R2 LMIGuardianSvc;LMIGuardianSvc;c:\program files\logmein\x86\LMIGuardianSvc.exe [2010-10-18 374152]
R2 N360;Norton Security Suite;c:\program files\norton security suite\engine\\ccsvchst.exe [2011-10-31 126400]
R2 nlsX86cc;Nalpeiron Licensing Service;c:\windows\system32\nlssrv32.exe [2012-1-26 57344]
R3 EraserUtilRebootDrv;EraserUtilRebootDrv;c:\program files\common files\symantec shared\eengine\EraserUtilRebootDrv.sys [2012-2-4 106104]
R3 IDSxpx86;IDSxpx86;c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\norton\{0c55c096-0f1d-4f28-aaa2-85ef591126e7}\n360_4.0.0.127\definitions\ipsdefs\20120412.001\IDSXpx86.sys [2012-4-12 356280]
R3 Linksys_adapter_H;Linksys Adapter Network Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\AE1200xp.sys [2011-11-17 1034240]
R3 NAVENG;NAVENG;c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\norton\{0c55c096-0f1d-4f28-aaa2-85ef591126e7}\n360_4.0.0.127\definitions\virusdefs\20120413.002\NAVENG.SYS [2012-4-13 86136]
R3 NAVEX15;NAVEX15;c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\norton\{0c55c096-0f1d-4f28-aaa2-85ef591126e7}\n360_4.0.0.127\definitions\virusdefs\20120413.002\NAVEX15.SYS [2012-4-13 1576312]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 130384]
S2 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);c:\program files\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-7-18 135664]
S2 Vetmet.SME.Service;Secure Management Exchange Service;c:\program files\veterinary metrics\secure management exchange\Vetmet.SME.Service.exe [2011-1-14 30720]
S3 AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc;Adobe Flash Player Update Service;c:\windows\system32\macromed\flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe [2012-4-13 253600]
S3 gupdatem;Google Update Service (gupdatem);c:\program files\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-7-18 135664]
S3 radpms;Driver for RADPMS Device;c:\windows\system32\drivers\radpms.sys --> c:\windows\system32\drivers\radpms.sys [?]
S3 WinRM;Windows Remote Management (WS-Management);c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k WINRM [2006-2-28 14336]
S3 WPFFontCache_v0400;Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache;c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v4.0.30319\wpf\WPFFontCache_v0400.exe [2010-3-18 753504]
S4 OneStepSrch Service;OneStepSrch Service;"c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\onestepsrch\onestep210.exe" "c:\program files\onestepsrch\onestep.dll" service --> c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\onestepsrch\onestep210.exe [?]
S4 QuickBooksDB17;QuickBooksDB17;c:\progra~1\intuit\quickb~1\qbdbmgrn.exe -hvquickbooksdb17 --> c:\progra~1\intuit\quickb~1\QBDBMgrN.exe -hvQuickBooksDB17 [?]
S4 QuickBooksDB19;QuickBooksDB19;c:\progra~1\intuit\quickb~3\qbdbmgrn.exe -hvquickbooksdb19 --> c:\progra~1\intuit\quickb~3\QBDBMgrN.exe -hvQuickBooksDB19 [?]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
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2012-04-13 18:45:09 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Trend Micro
2012-04-13 14:28:12 418464 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\FlashPlayerApp.exe
==================== Find3M ====================
2012-04-13 15:13:54 70304 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl
2012-03-01 11:01:32 916992 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2012-03-01 11:01:32 43520 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\licmgr10.dll
2012-03-01 11:01:32 1469440 ------w- c:\windows\system32\inetcpl.cpl
2012-02-29 14:10:16 177664 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wintrust.dll
2012-02-29 14:10:16 148480 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\imagehlp.dll
2012-02-29 12:17:40 385024 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\html.iec
2012-02-24 15:57:12 259464 ----a-w- c:\program files\common files\Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Vs.dll
2012-02-07 16:02:40 1070352 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\MSCOMCTL.OCX
2012-02-03 09:22:18 1860096 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\win32k.sys
============= FINISH: 16:29:37.96 ===============

Preferred Solution: HDTVmonitor side bar, IE pulling 175,000, dbl windows

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: HDTVmonitor side bar, IE pulling 175,000, dbl windows

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I need to see a gmer log in order to help you.

Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here and Save it to your Desktop. Double-click gmer.exe to run it. If asked to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please consent.
First, gmer will run a short, initial scan.
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO.

Click the image to enlarge it
In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Ensure the following are UNCHECKED ...IAT/EAT
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it to your next reply.

Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries


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Isn't that a Win 7 app?

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A:Windows Live Side-by-Side Configuration Error

Hello Andrew!

Welcome to the Vista Forums! I hope you enjoy your time here! Thanks for creating a new thread!

This error isn't the easiest to fix, but it also shouldn't be impossible.

Basically, although Windows can store two different version of a component, it cannot actually run two different versions at the same time.

The main available versions for that component are:




As you can see, neither of the conflicting components is using the very latest file version. Now, what to do about it!

Windows Live is a Microsoft product. It is unusual for a Microsoft Product to have this sort of old file versioning issue, as long as it is up to date.

Can you please download a new copy of Windows Live Messenger from here: Windows Live Messenger 2011 - Instant messaging (IM), video chat

and install all of your Windows Updates.

If this doesn't fix it, we can look at more technical fixes, but hopefully we won't have to go there.

Thanks again, and the very best of luck,


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Try this:

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I used to be able to peruse both at the same time, but suddenly this feature does not work. I'd like to restore this feature to my word processing activity. I used to go to the View tab, then click Zoom, but the side by side feature doesn't work, & I don't know how to access it. Does anyone know how to do this in MS Works 9? Thanks for any help.

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Yoga 15 Windows 10.  I use Thunderbird and Firefox. Everytime I try to type an email, I might get 2 or 3 sentences into message when screen switches back to email screen of Thunderbird. I even changed sensitivity of pad, in case I was inadvertantly touching, but that didn't stop the action.  It's almost as if it was saying "typing too slow, I'll switch back so you can look at other emails".  the other thing is, whatever I was typing went off to ether, becuase I had to retype it. This also happened when I was using Quicken and Firefox and attempting to add something in Quicken the cursor went back to tab in Firefox.  Its kinda spooky when this happens. Is it my keyboard? and if it is what do I change to fix it.thanks for any help in this problem. 

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Mine uses up 7GB of space.
Has anyone deleted this folder or anything inside.
I have enough space but I like to be streamline.
( get rid of anything I don't use/need )

The Secret Of Vista's Winsxs Folder.

A:Winsxs stands for 'Windows Side By Side'

7GB worth of HDD space costs somewhere on the order of a buck or two at today's prices. The binaries in there are indeed used, frequently, and deleting all or portions of the WinSxS folder is almost guaranteed to end badly. Personally, I'd recommend against it.

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Well today when i came to run 2 of my programs i got an error which says "
The application has failed to start because of its side by side configuration is incorrect.
Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more details."
so i searched a bit about the error and i found that i have to reinstall Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package 2005 and 2008 so i did and that didnt fix the problem.

A:Windows 8 side by side configuration is incorrect

You need to figure out which specific version you need. This can be difficult. There are many small incremental versions.

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I've been running into a problem on my windows vista 64-bit, starting this morning, and can't seem to fix it. I tried opening itunes, mozilla, crysis, and other programs, and every time I do I get the error message:
"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more detail."
I checked in my event log, and it says the side-by-side error is number 33, if that helps. I've been online for hours now, and can only find the solution to download Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 (file name: vcredist_x86.exe) but as soon as I try to run the program I get the same side-by-side error.

any help would be appreciated

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So I've always had this as a minor frustration, but I'm taking the time to find out if there's a solution to the problem, and the problem is this;

Whenever I have an open set of documents (say two folder-trees) and I use the "Show Windows Side By Side" (SWSbS) option from right-clicking the taskbar, it always seems as though Windows puts them on the wrong sides of the screen. Specifically, if I have the C: drive showing in my first window, and the D: drive showing in my second window, I'll click the SWSbS option, and it will put my first window on the RIGHT side of the screen, and my second window on the LEFT.

This may not seem like a big deal, but logically they should be the other way, because then they would match up with the order of their taskbar buttons. When I go to access the LEFT window by clicking on its corresponding icon in the taskbar, I have to click on the RIGHT taskbar button.

It's a minor annoyance, but it's frustrating because it seems like the window placement is arbitrary. Is there any way to get Windows to look to the taskbar to figure out what order it should put the stacked windows in?

I've just gone with the manual CLICK>DRAG, CLICK>DRAG and moved the windows to where I want them, but this kind of defeats the purpose of HAVING the feature in the first place!

I just want to be able to have the right window match the right taskbar icon, and the left window match the left taskbar icon. Is this too much to ask???

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A:"Show Windows Side By Side" --- is there a way to control it?

Okay, after posting, I kept looking elsewhere and found that there doesn't seem to be any internal way to control the behavior of the windows (silly, I think), BUT...

I was able to find a program called "Taskbar Button Manager" that is built to do just that. It runs in the background, and allows you to move the taskbar buttons around. That's pretty much all it does, but it seems to work well.

If anyone else runs across this problem, you can find the software by searching on download.com or your preferred software site. It's free but requires a valid email address for use.

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when i use the taskbar function to set windows side by side all i get is 2 small windows snapped onto the left side of my screen as oposed full screen coverage. when i use snap by dragging it works no bother, asked on another forum but nobody was able to come up with a solution that works see link below and pics; http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/118597-windows-side-side-dont-fit-correctly.html Thanks

A:Windows side by side dont fit correctly

Windows 7 ultimate x64// amd athlon ii x2 215 dual-core processor// 4gb ram// 1tb hdd// dvd super multi drive// geforce nvidia 9200 intergrated.

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I?ve updated to Windows 10 and after doing so the trackpad/touchpad mouse side to side and vertical scrolling no longer work. These worked fine before converting from Windows 7. I have an Acer Aspire 5750 laptop and the trackpad/touchpad mouse hardware is ELAN ELAN driver date and version: 24/09/2015 - 

A:Updated to Windows 10 - now mouse side to side and...

Uninstall the mouse from device manager and reboot the computer.

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I?ve updated to Windows 10 and after doing so the trackpad/touchpad mouse side to side and vertical scrolling no longer work. These worked fine before converting from Windows 7. I have an Acer Aspire 5750 laptop and the trackpad/touchpad mouse hardware is ELAN ELAN driver date and version: 24/09/2015 - 

A:Updated to Windows 10 - now mouse side to side and...

Uninstall the mouse from device manager and reboot the computer.

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Hi Guys

Our Vista windows (which has never had any issues before) starting going crazy a few days ago (I believe it happened after a Windows automatic update one night). I have seen a few relevant posts on here regarding similar problems but none I have found are the same as ours. At this stage the things that stopped working are:

Itunes (Itunes was not installed correctly. Please Reinstall, Error 7 Windows Error 14001)
Microsoft Office, All Applications (This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Set Associations control panel.)
AVG Virus Scan (would not load at all and reinstalling did not set)
Adobe Acrobat and all email attachments will not load through Internet Explorer or Opera.
Quicktime (Side by Side Configuartion is incorrect. Please see App event log for more details)
Windows Messenger (Side by Side error also)

Event Viewer when opened says "MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap in may not have been installed correctly. Name: event viewer CLSID: FX:{etc)

I would try reinstalling Vista but the CD is in a different country still in a box waiting to be shipped so not really an option for now and all of our Wedding plans (6 weeks away) are on this computer so we cant afford to lose anything (not that we can load anything without Office)

I have tried the SFC/Scannow and it discovered errors but could not fix. I have tried updating Vista through the Windows updat... Read more

A:major side by side and windows errors

Do you have a System Restore Point that predates the problems?


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OK iv google and googled and tried uninstalling and reinstalling. Is ther a common soloution to this problem? I installed 3dsmax, but I get an error when tryin to open the program.

The application has failed to work because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail.

Im running windows 7,tryin to install 3dsmax 64 bit. Any more information I can provide

Appreciate any help

A:Side by side error after installing 3DS Max on Windows 7

See How to Fix Visual C++ Library Missing / SidebySide Application Failed to Start Errors

You'll need to first look up the error mesage in your Event Logs. Take a look through link above and post back if you still need help

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when i use the taskbar function to set windows side by side all i get is 2 small windows snapped onto the left side of my screen as oposed full screen coverage.

when i use snap by dragging it works no bother,

So far no one has been able to answer my issue so i have reposted for a fresh look.

see pic's;

1st picture i used drag to snap 2nd picture i used the taskbar to set windows side by side;

A:Windows side by side dont fit correctly

Quote: Originally Posted by HannibalUK

when i use the taskbar function to set windows side by side all i get is 2 small windows snapped onto the left side of my screen as oposed full screen coverage.

when i use snap by dragging it works no bother,

So far no one has been able to answer my issue so i have reposted for a fresh look.

see pic's;

1st picture i used drag to snap 2nd picture i used the taskbar to set windows side by side;

On my windows 7, when i have all my windows minimised i can not choose the show windows side by side option.

Does this only happen when you have 1 window minimised and 1 window showing no matter what size??????? For some reason when i have 2 windows opened, 1 window minimised and one showing no matter what size and then click on show windows side by side it only shows and maximises the visible window.

I got around it by keeping both windows visible and then choosing show windows side by side. At the end of the day it does not matter whether windows are minimised or not, that option should always do what it is meant to do.

Hope this helped, if not at last i tried.

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Hi when i select to open windows to show side by side they only open to the left of the screen not filling the screen, they have only opened a few time to the correct size filling the screen a few times and dont know what is going on here.

A:Windows side by side dont fit correctly

Have you looked at this tutorial...
Snap a Window to a Side

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I'm new. Trying get a handle on these TABS. Can anyone tell me how to have two windows open at the same time, like when I'm copying from one into another and need to see both windows at once instead of tabbing back and forth?

A:how do I keep two windows open side-by-side

In your browser you can always Tile the windows, I don't use IE but I just opened it and I don't see a Tile or Cascade Windows option anymore. I still have the option in Avant Browser which I've used instead of IE for over 4 years now.

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I am running XP Pro and have not used Windows 7 yet.

Is it possible to open two Windows Explorer windows and tile them vertically as it is in XP Pro?

I use this method to drag and drop files between folders and wondered if I will lose this option?

If so, is there an equivalent method in Win7 and what is it please?


A:Two Win Explorer Windows Side by Side

Hello Wireless, welcome to the Seven Forums.

I could never explain this as good as this video does:

I hope that answers your question.


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I have a large screen monitor which is wide enough and high enough to display 2 A4 size sheets in portrait orientation side by side.
I have just moved to Windows 10 with this machine and it refuses to position two windows in this manner. I have been using the task bar, right clicking and select Show windows side by side. What happens is that the two windows form the left most 2/3 of the screen side by side, but not fully occupying the screen area.
Can it be done?

A:Displaying Windows side by side How?

I made a reply on the other thread about the same question.
Page 2 is where I started my reply. See if it means anything to you.

Show windows side by side from taskbar

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I have a question. But after I ask it I hope that someone does not respond by saying something like, "Well you dumb a**, that's what we've been trying to tell you." In Windows 7, I was taking a tutorial which made it necessary to have two and sometimes three windows open and displayed side by side. Maybe it wasn't necessary, but it make it much easier to do. I can't do that in Win 8. Is it because I'm not doing something right, or is it because it can't be done.

A:display windows side by side

Hello Frank1 (Good Morning)

If you need any number of multi concurrent windows open logically, you can right click on the taskbar and select to cascade windows or uncascade windows or SHOW windows side by side or stacked.

Show Windows Stacked or Side by Side - Create Shortcuts - Vista Forums

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I tried searching the forums, but couldn't find a solution.

I often work with two windows at once (i.e. firefox and excel) and have been trying to figure out how to dock them next to each other so I can work with them easier.

I assume this is a simple fix, I just haven't been able to find it yet.

Hopefully someone can help me out


A:Dock Windows Side-By-Side

Hello pipp22, welcome to Vista forums!

Have you tried r clicking on the taskbar, I've never 'experimented' with it so
so I don't know if that will help you or not.

Keep us informed.

Later Ted

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Everything on my laptop was working perfectly, then I had to update my Flash.
Afterwards, I tried to run Messenger and I keep getting the following error:
"The Application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect."
Other programs such as Photoshop and The Sims won't run either.

I've tried everything suggested: Uninstalling and re-installing the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages, tried System Restore (which didn't work), tried to uninstall and reinstall Flash, etc. I'm not running AVG. Nothing seems to fix it.

Is there anything else I can do?
I use Windows 7, and it's all updated.

Thanks much.

A:Windows 7 Side-By-Side Error.

Have you check out this link? side-by-side

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Where do I click on 'Show windows side-by-side to mark it in the control panel ?

A:Show windows side-by-side?

this is how you put windows side by side - and settings



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I have Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I am taking an online tutorial on HTML. I like to have two windows open side by side. One for my lessons and the other for that which I am working on. I have been sitting here for about two hours. Some times they will open side by side and other times not--most of the times they don't. One of the windows will open and fill the screen. If I restore the windows down, it might work once, but the next time it will fill up the screen. I even click on Proprieties on the IE icon and choose to open minimized. That didn't help.I've been to goodle looking at information on using Windows Snap and that doesn't seem to work. If I right-click on the task-bar and select, "Show windows side by side" it doesn't work--except for a few times it will. I don't know what I'm doing wrong.

A:Showing windows side by side

That's very simple:
Take one window by the " headline" and drag it to the left edge of the screen. Hold it there for a second (until the shape of a half screen comes up) then let go and do the same with the other window to the right edge.
if you drag a window to the top edge, it'll open full screen.

Microsoft even made a video guide for this Aero feature called Snap:


Maximize and Restore Down a Window by Drag and Drop

Snap a Window to a Side

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Today after recieving my new PC and GPU yesterday, Ive been getting this side by side error config error and I cannot launch any .exe files. When i booted up my PC, I installed flash and LoL (which includes C ++ files) and everything was working fine. The following morning I guess I hadnt booted my PC down properly so the black screen which prompts you to start windows normally popped up and I thought nothing of it. After starting up, I attempted to check my email via IE but it wouldnt start. It would open then immediately close as if sometging was force closing it. I attempted to start up LoL and I got the errors in the pics uploaded. Ive been researching all morning and Ive come across a couple threads where the support said the error was most likely due to Microsoft Visual and to uninstal then instal, but I cannot uninstal due to the error in the picture and I cannot instal either since I cannot access the internet. Any help would be highly appreciated. Im using my phone btw.

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Dear all,

After showing windows side by side & undoing 'Show side by side', I am still having the windows restored as if they are still side by side when I open a PDF attachment from Outlook.
Please see the attachment and advise.


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Say I buy a computer package form Cirucit City with a Compaq SR5050NX computer that I return yesterday (mentioned in my last post). The system has windows Vista on the SATA hard drive. I set up that system and then make a backup disk. The I disconnect the orginal SATA hard drive with Vista on it and install my two EIDE drives in the computer. Then I install XP and then install my second data hard drive. I use that sytem for a year or more. After a period of time I decide to try Vista. I diconnect the IDE drives and then install the orginal SAtA drive with Win Vista. I don't think that would violate any copywrite rules. Would Windows Vista work or would I have to try to activiate windows VISTA again (ie if that is possable??).
Would Vista work after its hard drive has been disconnected for a period of time?? Not having my old software not running on Vista is a big issue.

I have looked at some tigerdirect barebones systems but I don't think it matches
the Circuit City package deal and all of its extras. Can any make any suggestions on this
thank you,

A:Pulling the Plug on Windows Vista

No reason that should not work. If for any reason it would not activate, then do it by telephone is all.

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Ok I have Windows 7 Ultimate.

Been trying to update tp SP! but no matter how many fixes I have tried I keep gettiong the error code error e_fail 0x80004005

I have tried System Update Readiness Tool
Microsoft fixit
SFC Scannow
turned off virus protection.

I do not know what else to do
I have attached the CBS.Log file

Please can someone help me

A:Pulling my hair out Trying to upgrade o windows 7 SP1

Please post your CheckSUR logs - I suspect that they'll show at least a clue to the problem.

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I have installed the latest drivers for this new MB and still it tells me in Device manager that HD Audio has been disabled and is using a M/S driver.
OK it may be me with this new OS so bear with me, I have looked in control panel and it tells me no audio installed.... I then look at device manager and there is NO audio/sound tab and under system it does show HD Audio but says it is disabled.
I am confused, any help PLEASE I really want to watch a Blue Ray this weekend....LOL

A:Realtek 889A and Windows 7 Pulling my hair out

Is the Integrated Audio (or may be labeled HD Audio) in the BIOS enabled?

Also, when you first installed Win 7, many motherboards require "chipset drivers" and the chipset drivers usually need to be installed BEFORE installing sound drivers. One of the main things the chipset drivers do is define (identify) all the devices on the motherboard. Basically it's (1) Install OS (2) Install chipset drivers (3) Install device drivers.

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Hi Everyone,

My Win 7 Home laptop was working fine a couple days ago. Didn't do anything different, didn't download or install anything.

Last night I noticed the fan was running constantly and saw one of the svchosts (the one for windows updates, forgot the name) was consistently at 70% usage. I have updates to notify me of new updates, but let me install.

I manually clicked windows update and saw 36 updates available (no windows update shield in notification area btw). I try to install the updates but it just sits at 0% for a while then I canceled.

I try various ways to fix Windows Update, from MSfixit, various hot fixes, reset and re-register, and running a script that clears all Windows Updates.

I manually try to do Windows Updates again, shows no updates (as history was wiped) And search for updates. The blue bar runs and runs, and just keeps searching.

I ran Cccleaner, Antspyware scans, anti virus scans, spybot, and a few other stuff and still nothing. Any ideas?

A:Svchost almost 100% and Windows Update not pulling updates

Well it happened to me as well... try to run task manager...show all processes.. delete svchost ... after u delete it tends to get that message that u dont want it to consume whole processor.. you may have to restart ... n the problem seems to b with updates to sp1

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OK, here's the deal... I've cloned the HDD onto an SSD, but I can't get it to boot.-- keep getting a notice to install the OS.  I know the clone is (should be) ok, because this is the SEVENTH SSD I've cloned over the past three weeks.  The only difference with this one is that it has the UEFI interface (with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit), and for some reason it won't recognize the OS on the SSD. The UEFI is set for: "Legacy Boot with Secure Boot disabled" (when booting either drive).The original drive is MBR.  I tried cloning the drive as MBR and GPT, but neither will boot.I tried cloning a different SSD to make sure it wasn't the SSD.I tried disabling the "UEFI Boot order"  (by unchecking it), but that didn't do anything. What I did notice was... When the original HDD is installed the UEFI BOOT MENU shows the drive in the list TWICE, once as UEFI (#2), and once as Legacy (#4) (with DVDRW as UEFI #1, and Legacy #3, then Boot from file as #5). HOWEVER, when the SSD is installed, the only option it gives me is UEFI.  If I DISABLE (uncheck the option) for the "UEFI Boot order", all it will show is the Legacy CDRW in the Boot Menu. I remembered having a similar problem with about a year ago on my own Windows 10 laptop having the same issue when installing a cloned SSD and then I was able to use the Windows Repair to fix it.  So I created a Windows 7 repair disk (CD), but it won't boot from the disk (it just comes to a blank screen--I've f... Read more

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I've got a system that was acting weird on, running slow, etc. I did an repair install of Windows 7 SP1 over the existing OS and can't get all of the Windows updates to roll.

I attempted to do SFC /SCANNOW and it reports no integrity violations.

KB947821 was run overnight and this evening, I found the computer still running it with the "Searching for updates" prompt.

CBS folder is attached.

SFCFix shows:
SFCFix version by niemiro.
Start time: 2017-01-07 21:29:07.744
Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 - amd64
Not using a script file.

SUMMARY: Some corruptions could not be fixed automatically. Seek advice from helper or sysnative.com.
CBS & SFC total detected corruption count: 0
CBS & SFC total unimportant corruption count: 0
CBS & SFC total fixed corruption count: 0
SURT total detected corruption count: 111
SURT total unimportant corruption count: 0
SURT total fixed corruption count: 0
AutoAnalysis:: directive completed successfully.

Successfully processed all directives.
SFCFix version by niemiro has completed.
Currently storing 0 datablocks.
Finish time: 2017-01-07 21:29:17.739

I've looked around the forums online and tried various things, but can't seem to get the updates to pull down correctly.

Thanks in advance for any assistance that can be provided.

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So the good ole Windows Update on my laptop that I didn't need and couldn't exit from did it's thing for like two hours and of course screwed up my computer. But that's a whole other gripe unto itself. But what it did was affect my music editing program Cubase. I had to uninstall and reinstall it and a result the install won't complete itself. It starts off fine with a bunch of green bars doing their thing but then the box that says "Windows Installer......preparing to install" pops up and nothing happens. It just sits there. I've wasted a good 3 hours trying to solve this problem to no avail. If anyone can point me in the right direction it would be hugely appreciated.

Thanks -

I'm running Windows 10 on a Lenovo laptop.

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I want to be able to see my drives side by side so that I might drag information across from, say C:/ to D:/ drives.

Also is this possible with IE ( I know there is a way to ask to open in a new window, but am not sure how to do it.

A:Side by side windows

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I can't seem to get an answer elseware. When I receive e-mail, then click a link in that e-mail, doesn't matter what e-mail, I get the "this file has no program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program, or if one is already installed, create an association in the default programs control."

Now, I've tried to do what was suggested, but if you've been in that folder in Win 7, with all the files listed, there is none that refer to windows live mail. All I'm trying to do is get to the internet through a link in my e-mail. But this problem persists. If someone can provide steps to correct this, it will prevent me from pulling All my hair out.I hope I can get an answer real soon

A:[SOLVED] Pulling my hair out over file associations within windows live mail

Have you recently changed your default web browser or uninstalled a web browser? I've seen issues like this when a browser that was the default has been uninstalled.

Which web browser are you using?

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