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Wireless keyboard no longer works after update

Q: Wireless keyboard no longer works after update

After the last Windows update, my Microsoft Sculpt wireless keyboard no longer works, although the wireless mouse and the separate numeric keypad both work fine - they all use the same USB dongle. I have replaced the batteries and this is not the issue.I have run the HP troubleshooter and it says that everything is working.Any tips gratefully received.Thanks Mark

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this morning my laptop was working fine but now after a windows update the touch pad and keyboard don't work. i have already reset took out battery and tried again. i also did a system restore to 2 previous dates. after that didn't work i went into the BIOS screen at start up and reset the defaults which showed i had keyboard usage just not when using the OS. These all haven't worked so i went into device manager and scanned for updates to the drivers with no success. idk what else i should try before getting it professionally looked at. any advice is welcome just read what ive already tried, thank you
 

A:After Windows update hp laptop keyboard no longer works

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Hello, (I have a Notebook HP Pavilion g6-2234sl with Windows 8) for a few days no longer works the keyboard of my laptop .. I went to management Drivers> Keyboard Standard PS / 2> Properties> General: Device Status: This device is not present or is not working properly or you have not installed all the drivers. (Code 24).I viewed the driver:c: \ windows \ system32 \ drivers \ I8042prt.sys (supplier microsoft)c: \ windows \ system32 \ drivers \ Kbdclass.sys (supplier microsoft)c: \ windows \ system32 \ drivers \ syntp.sys (supplier synaptics inc.) I tried to update, it says it is already updated ..I have also tried to restore the computer, but the problem is still there.What do I do?  I hope you can help me .. thanks in advance!

A:no longer works the keyboard of my notebook

Hello Pinaxx. So, from time to time your notebook's built in keyboard stops functioning? Is this correct?Again, just to make sure I am on the same page, what is listed under "Human Interface Devices" and "Keyboards" in your Device Manager? If it is not listed, do you have a section labeled "Other Devices?"Before going further I'd like to perform a hard reset of the notebook. This forces the computer to re-initialize the hardware and can fix a wide variety of issues. Try the following.Shut down the notebook.Remove battery and AC power.Press and hold power button for 20-30 seconds.Replace battery and AC power.Boot notebook and verify functionality of keyboard.Post the result.I will keep an eye out for your reply and continue working with you. I hope you have a great day!

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I'm using an HP dc5800 microtower. I shut it down one day by pulling the cord (I know, stupid), and the next day I got a 162: System Options Not Set message. At the bottom of the message there was a button Saying Press F1 to Save Changes (paraphrasing here). I pressed F1, but nothing happened. My keyboard just doesn't seem to work anymore with the machine (it did work before, in Windows 7). The keyboard is a Logitech K400r, a wireless keyboard with a USB dongle. Help would be greatly appreciated.

Example (not mine) of 162 screen : http://cfile25.uf.tistory.com/image/2269FA3D52535B640BA7BC
 

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Hi,My keyboard no longer works on my Lenovo Flex and I have no idea why or how to stop it. I can plug in a different keyboard and it will  work. I cannot figure out what is going on. Help.Thanks.

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Something has recently changed and I can no longer wake up my Win7 Ultimate PC from Sleep state using mouse movement or "Sleep" button on multimedia keyboard. I have to push the power button on the PC itself. This worked fine up until a few days ago. I did not make any changes to the power settings. I checked and the settings appear to be what they always have been.

Suggestions are welcome!

A:Keyboard/Mouse wake up from Sleep no longer works

Check in the BIOS that the wakeup functions are still enabled for the mouse/keyboard.

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I've got an IBM ThinkPad 600X and I was connected wirelessly to the internet at a WIFI location when I discovered that I couldn't send an email from my ISP's Webmail site. After a google search, I discovered that I needed to upgrade Internet Explorer 6.0 with SP1. So I began with Windows Update and chose the proper upgrade. In the middle of the download, Windows Update stopped and gave me an error message with something about proxy server settings. It wouldn't let me continue the upgrade and now I can't access the internet anywhere. Windows Update placed a "Resume Windows Update Installation" file on my desktop, but when I click on it, it fails to continue because it is unable to find sites to download the update due to proxy server settings. I've checked all my network settings and my wireless is working fine, but when I open IE, it gives me the usual "The page cannot be displayed" and nothing I've tried works. This computer has no other access to the Internet, but wireless (there's no NIC port), so I'm having to research with my desktop. Can anyone help? Please?
 

A:Wireless no longer works

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I've been using my u920t for almost 10 mont and i really like that i can still use the touchscreen when the keyboard ist out.

But a couple of days ago it stopped working. I don't remeber changing anything.

Windows now tells me the screen is not a touchscreen.
Once i put the screen down and go into tablet mode everything works fine.
Tablet PC setting in the control panel also disappear once the keyboard ist out..

I tried reinstalling the driver.
I also did a windows 8 refresh (no backup unfortunately)

Any ideas?


Thank you for your help.

A:Satellite U920T - when I slide out the keyboard touchscreen no longer works

> Tablet PC setting in the control panel also disappear once the keyboard ist out..
I assume this should be OK since the tablet PC settings should be available only if the notebook is used in ?tablet mode?

The point is that this notebook can be used in three different modes.
1) tablet mode -> the keyboard and touchpad are pulled in and only touchscreen can be used
2) laptop mode -> the keyboard and touchpad are pulled out
3) photography mode -> keyboard is pulled in but touchpad is pulled out and can be used as well as the touchscreen.


I?m not quite sure if the ?orientation lock button? (on the left side) would affect the touchscreen but fact is that using this button the automatic rotation of the screen orientation can be enabled or disabled.
If you are operating the computer in laptop or in photography mode, the screen orientation will always be in Landscape mode.

Please check also if the touch display has been calibrated properly
Go to control panel (win key + x control panel) -> Tablet PC settings

Here you will find the first tab called ?Display?
Click on ?Setup? button to start the setup where you could identify the touchscreen
In bottom area called ?display options? you could calibrate the touch display.

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Last week the wireless connection on my PC upstairs quit working. I have 2 PCs and 2 PS3s. One PC(my main one) and PS3 are downstairs in my "gaming room" with a wired connection to my router(Linksys WRT54GL). My other PC(connected with a linksys ethernet bridge in bedroom,used just for email really) and other PS3(in living room) had wireless connections.
Everything was perfectly fine for years,then last week the PC in my bedroom no longer would connect. At first I thought that the bridge went out due to it's age and I bought a usb wireless adaptor. That did not solve the problem. After investigating further with my limited knowledge I saw that the IP address assigned wasn't valid for internet use(196.168.255.2 or something to that effect). I manually changed to IP to one that would be in range(192.168.1.112) and it did not help.
The lights on the bridge seem correct(power,lan and wlan). I took the PC downstairs and it is able to connect with a wired connection. When I run ipconfig with a wired connection everything looks fine,but when I try with the bridge or adapter the IP is invalid. I tried to ipconfig /release and then ipconfig /renew but I get an error when trying to renew. I even ran a program called "Winsockxpfix" and it did not solve the problem either. I disabled the firewall and it did not solve the issue. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Wireless no longer works.

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I've been struggling for a week now trying to get my wireless internet working on my "repaired" Acer computer. But till this date, I still haven't made any progress. At all. I feel my sanity slipping away from me.

My computer is able to find all the previous connections I'm familiar with, but I'm just not able to connect. I even dare to say the connections are pretty strong, so I doubt it it's the antenna(s).
But really, I wouldn't know.

I've tried pretty much every "solution" I could find on the internet, while still waiting for the Acer customer service to respond and for someone to say anything useful at the Acer forums, but it's all taking a very long time.
I recon a specific problem needs a specific solution, which is why nothing worked, so I'm hoping I'll find a clever and patient person out here who would like to help me with this mess.

Computer
It concerns an Acer Aspire X3475, running Windows 8.

Repair (replaced HDD) Details
Approximately 2 weeks ago I had to send my computer away to the Acer repair team because of a defective HDD. On oktober 15th I was in possession of my computer again, with the HDD replaced; and since day one I haven't been able to connect through WiFi.
I have two laptops sitting here, and they manage to connect just fine, so I am sure to say I find this very confusing and upsetting.
Before my computer was taken away, everything worked just fine. Nothi... Read more

A:Wireless no longer works after having recieved new HDD

I've been struggling for a week now trying to get my wireless internet working on my "repaired" Acer computer. But till this date, I still haven't made any progress. At all. I feel my sanity slipping away from me.

My computer is able to find all the previous connections I'm familiar with, but I'm just not able to connect. I even dare to say the connections are pretty strong, so I doubt it it's the antenna(s).
But really, I wouldn't know.

I've tried pretty much every "solution" I could find on the internet, while still waiting for the Acer customer service to respond and for someone to say anything useful at the Acer forums, but it's all taking a very long time.
I recon a specific problem needs a specific solution, which is why nothing worked, so I'm hoping I'll find a clever and patient person out here who would like to help me with this mess.

Computer
It concerns an Acer Aspire X3475, running Windows 8.

Repair (replaced HDD) Details
Approximately 2 weeks ago I had to send my computer away to the Acer repair team because of a defective HDD. On oktober 15th I was in possession of my computer again, with the HDD replaced; and since day one I haven't been able to connect through WiFi.
I have two laptops sitting here, and they manage to connect just fine, so I am sure to say I find this very confusing and upsetting.
Before my computer was taken away, everything worked just fine. Nothi... Read more

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Hi, everyone, I just joined and would like some help, please. I didn't find a thread specific to my case (maybe there's one and I didn't see, though). I have a 6 year old Compaq Presario F730US running Vista Home Premium and it has been working fine all these years; yesterday, while online the blue light indicating wireless ON became amber suddenly and I can no longer connect except wired. The wireless adapter is not showing on Device Manager or anywhere else and HP Wireless Assistant won't open. Things I've already tried:
-Update/uninstall/reinstall driver
-Remove/reinstall hardware
-System Restore to at least a week prior
And some other tips from some tech sites around. Of course, nothing worked.
Thanks for any help.
 

A:Laptop wireless no longer works

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I've it and the laptop since November 24th this year; they were a bundle deal.The mouse had worked fine til I tried to use it today after the windows update last night. A new battery for the mouse didn't change a thing.The usb piece that plugs in- my laptop doesn't seem to acknowledge it? Either way the mouse itself just blinks red at me and won't do a thing more even when I try restarting it via connect button on it. Any solutions?

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my wireless cable internet stopped working. I didn't mess with the configurations, but I downloaded service pack 2, while it was still working, and now my internet doesn't work.It says it is connected and that the signal strength is excellent, but the internet doesn't work. What can I do? also, when i click on the network, a menu, sort of like the controll panel comes up, saying choose a wireless network- (my network) unsecured wireless net. this network is configured for open acces. info sent over this network may be visible to others. you are currently connected with this network bla bla

also- all the other computers on my wireless router still work except mine.
 

A:HELP! Wireless network is connected but it no longer works!

WTF! NOW FOR SOME REASON I CAN CONNECT TO AOL. I can only send and recieve email. no ims. no browser. no buddy list. just emails. wtf.
 

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After I installed a recent update from MS on my Windows 7 PC, I can no longer get Windows updates. Here's the message that pops up:
"Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running.
You may need to restart your computer."
I have restarted a few times but the same message appears.
Does anyone know what service is being referred to here & how I would start it up?
Thanks for any help you can give.
Rich

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 580 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3765 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 452 GB (315 GB Free);
Motherboard: Acer, TravelMate 6594
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Enabled and Updated
 

A:Windows 7 Update no longer works

Try the following and let us know if it helps

Click on Start menu
Type in cmd
Right click on cmd in list and select run as administrator
Once you are at command promt type the following exactly as typed

net start wuauserv - hit enter
sc config wuauserv start= auto -hit enter

Try updating again
 

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I just noticed today that My windows update won't run anymore. It's the red X image that lots of people are describing and when I try to turn it on it says it can't turn on because it's not running. Windows update is not in my services at all, nor is BITS. I've tried getting in command prompt and as far as it tells me, Bits is an invalid service name. wuauserv is also an invalid service name. Its like all of the sudden Windows update and the programs people recommend messing with to fix it are all gone. Windows defender is also not present on my computer anymore. I don't know why. I tried downloading it and it is telling me I already have it. I can see it in my search box but when I click on it to turn it on it says "the specified service does not exist as an installed service."

I am in the process of getting rid of a trojan dropper so I wonder if these problems could be related. I have been able to update just fine in the past.
 

A:Windows update no longer works..

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I have 2 notebooks both have recently updated the HP Bios and now we can use the pin to login and must use the password.

A:after hp bios update pin no longer works

I'm not an expert, but i might be able to offer some help. Do you mean: You now have to use a password to log into Windows instead of a pin? Or Do you mean: You now have to use a password to even start the computer loading Windows? I'll assume you mean the former and that should be easy to remediate:That option you can set in the Windows 10 settings panel. You just open that from the Start-menu -> Open accounts -> Login options -> Add pincode. 





Not from HP / Well informed non-expert.

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Hi all! New to forum and Thanks in advance for any help.

System is as follows:

Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 3

Dell DIMENSION DIM2350
Intel Pentium 4 CPU 1.80GHz
1.79GHz 1.00 GB RAM
Windows Update no longer works from Start Menu or manually from Microsoft's website. From the start menu, when selecting Windows Update, it opens IE window but IE reports that "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" and has the "Diaognose Connection Problems" box. Typing the url to Mircosoft.com connects fine. Once on the Windows Update page it starts Checking to see if the computer has the latest version and then stops and reoports "X The website has encountered a problem and cannot display the page you are trying to view."

Connecting to internet using the Desktop IE icon works and navigates to other sites ok too but often getting a Windows box stating "Generic Host Process for Win 32 Service has encountered a problem and needs to close. Do you want to report this to Microsoft..etc." I have selected to report it many times and then IE will usually shut down. Typing a search phrase in the IE search box returns Google results to the page but when selecting any of the search results it ends in a redirect to some unrelated page. This does not happen if you type the url for Google in the address box and then do the search. All of these things happening seems to be some kind of virus infection that keeps... Read more

A:Windows Update No Longer Works

id have a look in the mbam and avg vaults to see what those virus's are, and look them up to see what problems they create. as a rule any identity theft virus means a reformat and reinstallation of the system

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I have my laptop with Win 8.1 set to automatically download updates and to notify me when any are available so I can see what they are before installing them. When I realized that my almost-daily Windows Defender definition updates were not showing up, I investigated and found no check for updates had occurred since August 4th. Trying a manual check, I got an error message with a code of 80244019. Nothing I found in Windows Help or on the web has been useful.

Any ideas on how to fix this problem? Other than installing updates, I haven't made any changes whatsoever to the laptop in months.
 

A:Windows Update No Longer Works

Have you checked out Microsoft's Windows Update error 80070422, 80244019, or 8DDD0018?
 

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I've found that my screensaver no longer comes on by itself since I've had the SP1 update. The screensaver configuration screen shows that it should come on after 5 minutes, and it can come on using the Preview button, but not by itself. Am I the only one with this apparent SP1 result? Any ideas to reactivate my screensaver?

A:Screensaver no longer works after SP1 update

Did you already installed the HID - Non-User Input Data Filter from the updates yet? Try to go to Windows Update and see if you can see that on the list. Try download and install that. It should be working by then

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Today System Update just stopped working, says it cannot update and I have to quit.  No real bother as I update manually from the list of supported updates.  

A:System Update no longer works

The Lenovo Helpcenter(server) is down.Info 2017-06-03 , 12:47:09at Tvsukernel.Logic.ProgressThreadEService.HandleResultStatus(Exception e)Message: Error trying to connect to an invalid Server.Exception:Message: CRC Match FailedType: Tvt.Helpcenter.Quest.CatalogErrorException. 

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Hi there. I have a major problem as I can no longer get any security updates for vista through the windows update.
Whenever I click on it, the window opens, and just a white background is presented, then I get a message saying not responding.
Then the entire windows explorer crashes, and then reloads quickly.

Does anyone have any ideas in relation to how I can get this windows update working again?

Many thanks!
 

A:Windows update no longer works...?

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I have a Linksys WRT54GS router where the wireless connection stopped working on the laptop. Connection works fine when connected by wire. I have reset router and updated firmware and nothing is working. What can I do?
 

A:Linksys WRT54GS Wireless Connection No Longer Works

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My Brother MFC 640CW printer used to work when I logged into Windows XP but now it only works when I log into Linux, how can I make it work again in Windows?

I am convinced the problem is with the printer configuration in Windows but I cannot work it out. I am sure the network and printer are configured correctly because I can both print and access the internet under Linux. And under windows I can use the internet and even ping the printer’s dynamically assigned IP address (allocated: 192.168.1.102) but the printer does not work. It would not work even when I turned off my firewall (ZoneAlarm) so I don’t think that is the problem.

I am not sure if it means anything but when I go into the printer configuration under Windows the Port the printer is set to use is something link “dhcpp0”. Could the problem be caused by a mismatch between this name and the actual IP address?

Here’s some background:

I recently purchased a wireless Brother MFC 640CW printer/scanner/fax and connected it to my existing (DHCP) wireless network. The network consists of a PC laptop and wireless router. The IP address of the router is 192.168.1.254 with DHCP addresses starting at 192.168.1.100 (the laptop usually gets assigned this address).

I installed the Brother MFC on the existing network using Windows XP Home and managed to successfully use all print/scan/fax functions. I then decided to give Linux a go and installed the latest Ubuntu version on my laptop (dual booting with WinXP). I had n... Read more

A:Wireless printer no longer works in WinXP (but does in Linux)

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Model: Yoga 710OS: Windows 10 Home 1709 Updated Windows.  Wireless no longer works!  Windows Mobility doesn't even think there *is* a wireless acapter. Went to the device driver, for device 'Intel Dual-Band Wireless-AC-8260' has an error message ... Windows is still setting up the class configuration for this device. (Code 56).  Of course, this is the only network I have on this machine, as this model doesn't have an ethernet port.  Very frustrating! 

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In the process of renovating a VERY old Dell Inspiron 2650 to give to disadvantaged kids, I tried using the USB receiver in that laptop. Didn't work, so I used a wired mouse instead. The receiver had been plugged into my Win 7 Toshiba laptop, but when I re-inserted the receiver back into that laptop, the mouse doesn't work. I've tried removing both the receiver and the battery in the mouse, per some advice I read on the Web, but that did nothing. Have also tried downloading the driver. Regardless, when I plug the receiver into a USB port on the laptop, it "beeps" indicating that it recognizes the receiver. . . but it still doesn't work.

If I plug the receiver into my Win 7 desktop, the mouse works.

What's wrong here?
 

A:Logitech wireless mouse M305 no longer works

Have also tried downloading the driver.Click to expand...

Which driver, specifically? Have you tried downloading and installing the updated SetPoint?
 

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I just noticed that this hotkey combination has ceased working .  I don't use it that often, so I'm not sure how long this has been the case.  Other Fn/hotkeys are still functioning properly.  My W530 is running Windows 7 SP1 64bit, and both the Lenovo and the Windows Updates are current. I did search out the following post:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-11e-Windows-13-E-and/Hotkey-f9-wireless-radio-control-don-t-wo...but I'm not sure it applies to my case.  In particular, I don't want to re-install the "Lenovo Communications Utility" because I use the Windows function for connecting to Wi-Fi, and I recall that one of the related Lenovo overlays screwed that up to my detriment in the past.  (Generally I stay away from most of the Lenovo bloatware, but some, like the Fn/F5 feature, is very useful.) -- JCW2

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I guess microsoft reads these forums and saw it told us how to run winmail as an on computer email system.
ideas anyone on how to get it back working?
clicking on it or running as admin .... nothing happens
win7 64 bit
thanks all

A:winmailexe no longer works since win7 update

Hello Oceano, you need to go back to the tutorial & download a new msoe.dll 32bit or 64bit depending on your O.S.

The msoe.dll in the tutorial has been updated, have a look at this post it explains what has happened and what you need to do;

http://www.sevenforums.com/826497-post763.html

BTW somewhere in the tutorial thread it has been confirmed by a MVP that Microsoft has approved the tutorial

Edit; it appears my memory has failed me and the above statement;






Quote:
BTW somewhere in the tutorial thread it has been confirmed by a MVP that Microsoft has approved the tutorial


is incorrect!

But all things aside i assure you the tutorial would not be on this forum if it was not OK by Microsoft

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I had some issues installing my updates initially, so I did them in small chunks in order to prevent my computer from freezing up. Finally I was ready to install service pack 1, but the installation continued to fail. After trying many things, Windows thinks that I have never installed any updates at all, and can't search for new ones. When I try, this is the error I receive:

"An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.

Error(s) found:
Code 8007370B Windows update encountered an unknown error."

It also says:

Most recent check for updates: Never
Updates were installed: Never

Which is of course not true. I'd like to try uninstalling these updates so I can try again, but I can't do that if it thinks they aren't there.

I have tried using the Update Readiness tool, which claims to be successful, but changes nothing.

I have run the update troubleshooter which claims to fix two issues, but changes nothing.

I have tried to run sfc /scannow as suggested by many people, but I receive this error:
"Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation."

I have tried stopping the Windows Update service, deleting the Software Distribution folder, and restarting the service, but it changes nothing.

I'm at my wit's end; this is a company computer and I really need to get it working again. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 update no longer works at all

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So I can't update windows or anything. I can't gt automatic updates to start. When i go in services.msc in start>run i try to start the process for automatic updates and it won't let me. I go to manual, click start, and it says 'could not start automatic update service on local computer. Error 1058: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it'. Now when I go to auto updates in control panel, it is set on automatic, however it doesn't do it.... Help?

I'm on windows xp home edition.
 

A:Solved: Windows update no longer works

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Microprocessor 1.8 GHz AMD Turion ™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology TL-56
Microprocessor Cache 512KB+512KB L2 Cache
Memory 2GB
Memory Max Max supported 2048 MB
Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150 (UMA)
Video Memory Up to 287 MB
Hard Drive 160GB (5400 RPM) SATA
Multimedia Drive LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support
Display 17.0" WXGA+ High-Definition BrightView Widescreen (1440 x 900)
Fax/Modem High speed 56k modem
Network Card Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
Wireless Connectivity 802.11b/g WLAN
Multimedia Features HP Imprint Finish & Integrated Microphone

For some reason after updating, my sound will not work anywhere, but what's odd is that Firefox will play sound without a problem (YouTube, for example).. Note that I can't do a System Restore since it was disabled (for space reasons).
 

A:Sound no longer works after Windows Update!

Hi

my sugguestion would be to unistall the sound card via device manager, the to re-install using the Scan Hardware changes icon... this should solve the problem...

had a similar problem myself...

Chris
 

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I have been living with this issue for a couple of months and wish to now resolve issue with your help.

Issue:
HP OfficeJet 4630 wireless printer no longer prints with my Dell D531 Desktop computer via WLAN, however works with all other WLAN connected devices, e.g., cellphones, netbook, laptop, and tablets. The print spooler indicates print finishes ok but nothing actually prints to
Dell desktop..

What I have done to fix issue without success:
1) Uninstalled/re-installed wifi printer several times on Desktop;
2) Reconnected HP printer to WLAN couple of times;
3) Properties for both desktop and printer show the same internet address;
4) Tried using MS Fixit printer trouble/diagnostic tools with no success (doesn't find issue); and
5) Read through this and other forums with no help so far.

System:
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
RAM 4Gb
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. 1.0.13, 2/9/2009 (Latest)
Graphics Name NVIDIA GeForce 210
Any reasonable advice is appreciated.

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My Yoga 900 13ISK Laptop is no longer wirelessly displaying on my LG UH7700 TV, which it was capable of doing up until last week. It detects the TV, tries to connect, but fails to do so every time. The software/firmware of the TV is up to date, and all updates are installed on my laptop. If anyone has any solutions to this problem, please let me know! I am a medical student who uses this ability daily to study flashcards with classmates.

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I apologise in advance if i irritate you but i litterally have no clue what is what when it comes to laptops.

Ive had my Acer Aspire 5920 for a good few years now, it ran perfectly fine on vista for a good 3 years, not a hitch or care in the system. Then out of no where it goes missing for a week, and my mums ex boyfriend had upgraded it to 'windows 7 extreme edition' and none of the buttons of the sides worked, including the most important one- the wireless.

now i understand that a driver synaptics or something fixed the others, and it did. but still the wireless and all the buttons to the left refuse to work.

i cant ask the ex for help because he left on very bad terms and i have none of my original discs left. My friend has now got me running windows 7 professional 32 bit and i have the glowy buttons working, but not the wireless.

the reason i need wireless is soon im going to uni where i cant plug it into the wall to get the internet-that and the socket for the internet cable has started to melt and warped out of shape.

i cant seem to find ANY advice on this matter, that or i just simply dont understand the jargon. I dont care if it means going back to vista as that was fine to work with anyway - but how would i go about doing that if so?

Sorry to be a pain in the dariair.
- Aridan

A:Wireless Button no longer works - Acer Aspire 5920

Hello CluelessAcer

Have a look here Acer Support: Downloads & Support Documents - Notebook / Aspire / Aspire 5920 I have a few models up from you and those buttons are controlled by the Launch Manager Application at the bottom of the page. You should also be able to find any missing drivers/applications here.

Regards Danny

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Hello

Yesterday, I had a Windows 8.1 update and today the start button has no right-click functionality. Also, all of the desktop shortcuts that were specific to my user account became hidden. I set the folders to show hidden and now they are back, but semi-transparent. What has happened here?

I really don't want to do a reinstall, because I only did that a month or so ago and had a right game installing all of the applications I use. I tried to create another user account, but it won't let me use the same email address...bit of a problem as that email address is linked to my MS Office 2013 purchase and updates.

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I have tried various things and did get it the point where Windows update history showed NEVER and last update showed NEVER rather than "the service not running" message, but that has again reverted to the "service not running" state.

I downloaded SURT and attempted to run it, but it errors out with: Installer encountered an error: 0xc8000247

I've attached screen shot, CBS log and Farbar Scan. If I've missed something, please let me know.

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A:Windows Update no longer works after a System Restore to a new HD

run services.msc
scroll to "windows update"
startup type="automatic delayed"?

Try to start it manually there. What error?
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Maybe service Windows Update is normal running.... so a fake error message. I found this a long time ago and helped a few people with it

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I too kept getting the same error code 0xc8000247, although on Windows Vista 32 bit.
Any microsoft download, did not work. Defender updates, Windows updates, Internet Explorer, Windows
Media Player and more.
These problems all seem to coincide with the time I upgraded my hard drive from a 160gb to a 500gb.
I used Acronis True Image to clone my original HDD and I appeared to have no issues. However after a while I notice I hadn't got any updates for defender. When investigating, I noticed the automatic updates I'd set up weren't working either.
After weeks and weeks of trawling forum after forum, trying different downloads, registry fixes, and loads of other stuff I eventually came across this
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02219204&lc=en&cc=uk&destPage=document&dlc=en&product=
It updates the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver (IRRT).
It does specify in the link that it is Western Digital drives, so not sure if this is the link for you, but I am sure that the
Intel Driver is the cause of your problem.

Hope it helps.

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Hi, Please try the following Conexant High-Definition (HD) Audio Driver released on  Nov 14, 2016 for your machine:        http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp78001-78500/sp78367.exe Regards.

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A:MS wireless keyboard not responding to keystrokes/wireless mouse works

Have you run Windows Updates and see if it offers a new driver.
The keyboard is very old. Just might be time for a new one. You could also go to Device Manager and select update driver for the keyboard.

I have 6 or 7 old keyboards. Also gave a few away. I have never wore one out. Just kept buying them looking for one I really liked.
Years later I found one I like.

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Hi
I got win 8.1 update 1 fully updated.
The Windows 8.1 Start Button Changer worked well until previous versions of windows 8.1. But after the update 1 (on build 9600), it gives an error "twinui.dll already exists" and crashes (after I chose what orb to replace).
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PS-> I use the one here- Windows 8.1 Start Button Changer | door2windows

A:Windows start button changer no longer works with update 1

Download Classic Shell
Classic Shell - Start menu and other Windows enhancements

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OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) X2 Dual-Core QL-60, x64 Family 17 Model 3 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2813 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, 256 Mb
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Motherboard: Acer, Inc., Mantasta
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