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Help I made that giant leap

Q: Help I made that giant leap

I am sorry if this is a dumb question but, can somebody tell me how to find the address book and add addresses to it in Windows 10?

Preferred Solution: Help I made that giant leap

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A: Help I made that giant leap

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not responding....
win 3.1 aand xp could not handle it. vista could shut the program down.
win7 64. is worse than 3.1!
it ends up snarling the whole computer and has to be powered down with the power button.
have 2 computers - both toshiba laptops both win7 64. one connects to the internet, the other never has.
both have the same problem.
sometimes they get to the 'logging off' or 'shutting down' screen - but it sits there for hours just showing the words and doing nothing - going nowhere.
task manager is no use here either
other than buying an apple - is there a solution?

A:win764 is a giant leap backwards

Quote: Originally Posted by oceano

not responding....
win 3.1 aand xp could not handle it. vista could shut the program down.
win7 64. is worse than 3.1!
it ends up snarling the whole computer and has to be powered down with the power button.
have 2 computers - both toshiba laptops both win7 64. one connects to the internet, the other never has.
both have the same problem.
sometimes they get to the 'logging off' or 'shutting down' screen - but it sits there for hours just showing the words and doing nothing - going nowhere.
task manager is no use here either
other than buying an apple - is there a solution?

Yes there is. But first we need you system specs, and OS version to start.

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i took everyones advice and tried my hand at a new PSU for my compuer restarting problems.....

i bought an allied 450w switching psu....... (good? bad? useable? blah?)

i tried to hook it up right..... obviously i did, because the computer loaded...... yeaaaaah.....!!!!

but then it happened..... the computer restarted 4 times in a row...... just as it loaded the windows desktop, it'd restart...... f-in shite....... so i thought to myself.... is it getting too much power(?)...

the last time it loaded it stayed.... and here i am.... i'm hoping this will fix the prob....

if anyone has any comments, praise(to an ***** for installing his first peice of hardware), or suggestions........................ feel free....

thanks for all the help....
your loyal newbie

A:one small step for man.... or one giant leap for dumbkind

LOL Good to see you've got 'er up and running. Nice job. :grinthumb

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Well... I did it. I now use Windows 7 as my primary operating environment.

A few glitches along the way, but I have most everything working. As expected, 64 bit drivers are somewhat problematic, and I finally had to use the Virtual XP capability to support my old label printer, since that simply refused to run at all in the 64 bit environment!

The HP Photosmart C7280 gave me fits for days, then finally suddenly decided to install and work fine for reasons that I still don't understand!

Things to like and things not to like about Windows 7.

One of the major disappointments is the removal of the capability of being able to determine the size and position that a folder link opens, it escapes me why that was removed!

A:Made the leap to WIndows 7

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Hello guys,
sorry for the inactivty, business is booming

Even though I've always said that I would never upgrade to Windows 8 I am thinking of it.

Well, to be honest - I don't know myself.
I am wondering whether or not Win7 64bit programs run on Win8.

I haven't really done the research but I fancy giving it a shot,
"Don't hate if you ain't tried it" springs to mind,
what's your guys opinions?

I really need another vivid Win7 users point of view on this one.

A:Should I take the leap?

Hey Partian,

Nice to hear that the business is booming. My best wishes for you.

check out this article. You might get some more points.

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Well! I just jumped in with both feet.... I started a full system upgrade from Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10 Professional. Can't wait to see how Win 10 Pro runs on all 6 cores with 8 gigs of ram. Keeping my fingers crossed! And yes... I have a failsafe just incase.

A:Just took the big leap!

All the very best

Sent from my SM-N7502 using Tapatalk

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Hi Guys & Gals, thank's for the welcome posts last night as my intro in the forum.

As some may remember I was thinking of going from 32b Home Basic to 64b Win7.
Good advice was given of course.

Thinking about it, as a novice computer person, would I be better first upgrading slowly to Home Premium? At least it has a few more 'bells & whistles'. But is it enough of change?

If so where do I get it from, and is it easy to do? Don't forget i'm new at this! But want & willing to learn

Hope you can come up with something for me!

A:Is It-Too Big a Leap,32b HB to 64b Win7?

Being a new computer user, should not influence your decision to go from 32 to 64. Look at the features that both have and just decide the best for you. 64 is the wave of the future and if you think that you enjoy computers and the interest is not just short term, I think that I would go with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. The cost will be about the same as Vista (if you can even find Vista HP anymore)
The big change, other than bells and whistles, going to 64 Seven HP, is more power and the additional features
Explore Windows 7 features - Microsoft Windows
Currently, you have memory that will not improve the performance either with Seven or Vista 64 bit.

Be sure that you buy the upgrade edition of 7. It is cheaper and we can show you how to install so it is just like the more expensive full retail DVD.

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Just wondering what happens on the 29th, will windows adjust or will we have to reset the date.

A:Leap year

It will adjust just like it always has.

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Leap.A - The first virus for Mac OS X Second Max OS X malware discoveredWhat is Leap-A?

A:Leap.a - The First Virus For Mac Os X

A very, very interesting read. Thanks quietman7!

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Hello I am new to this particular forum, up until today I have only toyed around with Windows 8 on a virtual machine but my old laptop died recently and it was out of its warranty period so I said screw it and bought a brand new laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed on it. So here are my concerns from what I have read about the system my own experience:
-a number of times I have had windows updates mess up my virtual machine and had to delete the VM and make a new one will this happen with my new laptop?
-I have heard that windows 8 does not play nice with steam and steam games will I have trouble because I do a lot of gaming on my laptop
-I use a Macrium reflect to make backup images of my PC will this work with Windows 8?

For a little better information on the new system I have ordered it is an Acer Aspire V3 771g-9809 it has 8Gb of ram an Nvidia Geforce 650m 2gb dedicated video card 1TB hard drive and a core i7 2.2ghz processor.

A:Making the leap

Originally Posted by Dsprague

-a number of times I have had windows updates mess up my virtual machine and had to delete the VM and make a new one will this happen with my new laptop?

It's hard to say. Some have had problems with Win8 updates. But, I don't remember seeing the problem you mention.

Originally Posted by Dsprague

-I use a Macrium reflect to make backup images of my PC will this work with Windows 8?

One user I am aware of reports that he used this program successfully, but it took two tries for some reason. I have no info about Steam programs.

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Well I have been trying to get the wireless setup on the computer at work. We use Cisco LEAP to secure it, now I can get the system to see the network and try to connect but each time it kicks back asking for username and password. I put in the information and yet it still doesnt work.

We currently have a Dell E6400 with Dell wireless card 1510 Wireless-N WLAN Mini-Card. Any help or advice would be welcomed, it does connect to other networks fine just not any with LEAP.

A:W7 Leap Authenication

Quote: Originally Posted by Devilen

Well I have been trying to get the wireless setup on the computer at work. We use Cisco LEAP to secure it, now I can get the system to see the network and try to connect but each time it kicks back asking for username and password. I put in the information and yet it still doesnt work.

We currently have a Dell E6400 with Dell wireless card 1510 Wireless-N WLAN Mini-Card. Any help or advice would be welcomed, it does connect to other networks fine just not any with LEAP.


You using username= machine\\username? could you tell us more abt your network setup


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I've ordered the monitor (NEC EA232WMi) which is scheduled to arrive today & think I have selected a good case, MB, RAM, power supply & CPU. I thought I'd ask those with more experience for their commits as I've never built a PC before.

? Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz
? Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3-B3
? Corsair 8Gb (2x4Gb) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 Cas Latency:8
? Antec Sonata Elite Black Case
? Antec TruePower Supply TP-650 650W
The HDDs & Graphic card are carried over from the old PC. I don't know if I need overclock hardware but at least I could if I wanted to. As for RAM, I'm not sure what Cas Latency:8 means. I did want only 2 for now so I could expand to 16GB later if needed. Antec Sonata Elite case is said to be quieter than most cases.

Please post your thoughts; especially dos & don'ts.

A:Just looking before I leap...new PC final thoughts.

Hi GARoss

Here is one of the best discriptions for Cas latency:

Column Address Strobe (CAS) latency, or CL, is the delay time between the moment a memory controller tells the memory module to access a particular memory column on a RAM memory module, and the moment the data from given array location is available on the module's output pins. In general, the lower the CAS latency, the better.

As for the RAM you might just take a look at the G-Skill RipJawsX RAM; these sticks were developed primarily for the Sandy Bridge.

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I have just finished installing hardware and plumbing a new water cooled system. After spending a lot of time in this forum I have decided to install Vista 64 as my OS.
There is a ton of information in this forum and I would like to thank all of the contributors, it has been a big help so far and I anticipate I will need help in the future as the install progresses.
I plan to post to show your rig thread when my system is up and running. Ought to be fun!

System soon to be:

TT Kandalf LCS Case
Intel QX9650
Asus P5 E3 Premium
8GB OCZ DDR3 12800
Samsung SATA DVD Burner

A:Taking the Vista 64 Leap

Hello Comfuser, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Please feel free to post any questions you have. We'll do our best to try and help with them.

I'm looking forward to seeing your screenshots.


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Hello there I have HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion SE NB PC(), Model description is HP ENVY 17-J161EA, The processor is Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4702MQ CPU @ 2.20GHzRAM is 12GBand hard disk is 1 tera byte i want to add SSD addtonally to improve the performance, could you please recomend me the compatible combinations for that or any direct links to which i can buy? secondly is it possible to boot from SSD? I am using windows 10. Any links will be helpful.  Thanks for your continous help. regards 

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A:SSD for HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion SE NB PC

Here is the Manual: Service Manual See p. 40-42. There are two hard drive bays. You have a 1 TB 5400 rpm drive in one and the other is empty.  All you need to do is get an SSD. I recommend the Samsung Evo 850: http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-2-5-Inch-Internal-MZ-75E500B-AM/dp/B00OBRE5UE/ref=sr_1_2?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1447200423&sr=1-2&keywords=Samsung+Evo+850 You need this second bay adapter: http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_5&products_id=577 Move the old primary hard drive into the second bay and the SSD into the primary bay. This will allow booting from the SSD. You can make a Windows recovery disk and use it to install Windows on the SSD. Post back if any of this is unclear.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Today openSUSE released the Beta of Leap 42.1, providing an all new look that deviates from previous versions.

The newest regular release from openSUSE has changes to Grub and Plymouth, which provides an impressive introduction to users setting up and using Leap on their hardware or virtual machines.

This new imagery is specific to Leap and openSUSE?s rolling release Tumbleweed will have its own new imagery in the future, which is distinctly different from Leap so users will know what system they are using if they are uses of both distributions.

Users wanting a long-term, stable Linux system can expect Leap to use the most advanced long-term supported branch of the Linux kernel, 4.1 series, which provides significant improvements to ARM hardware architecture.

Anyone who wants to be a tester should download the Beta and test it on their hardware or virtualbox. Testers who do download and try the Beta are encouraged to try their favorite application or simply use it until the scheduled release of Leap?s RC1 on Oct. 15. Testing and reporting bugs will help improve the RC1 release as well as the official release of openSUSE Leap, which is scheduled for release Nov. 4 during SUSECon in Amsterdam.

The Leap Beta reverts back to XDM 1.1.10 rather than 1.1.11, which is available for Tumbleweed and 13.2.

The Beta has an update to KDE Plasma Framwork from 5.12.0 to 5.13.0 and well as additional packages.

There are about 7,200 packages in the Beta.

Leap is developed using cor... Read more

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OpenSUSE 42.1 has been released and its the first Hybrid Linux distribution

openSUSE Leap 42.1 Becomes First Hybrid Distribution

This article shows whats new in this release:

Features - openSUSE

A:OpenSUSE 42.1 Leap released

Thank you for sharing this exciting new release, Secondmineboy!
I've not tried OpenSUSE, although I've read about the good experiences of other members here.
Maybe it's high time for me to give it a spin!

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I am a novice that has run into trouble with Location tools.I have tried Googling the issue, but I am not exactly sure what I have done.

I am rebuilding my laptop which has a medium size SSD and a 1Tb hard drive running Windows 7 Professional 64. I have much of my software installed to the SSD ( C: ), some installed to a small partition ( D: ) on the 1TB disk, and my files to a second partition (F: ) on the 1TB disk.

My Dropbox is in F, and I successfully used the “Location” tool to move my “Downloads” folder to F.
1.I went to move my Favorites folder with the location tool and fat-brained/fat fingered something and I found the individual elements (items and subfolders) of my Favorites folder in F without being part of the folder Favorites.
2.There was an option to return to the “default” which I assumed was like “Undo”.As usual a bad assumption.My individual Favorites stayed on the F Drive and copy of the F Drive appeared in my user folder.
3.I now have a “Local Disk ( F: )” in my User Folder on C:, but luckily it is not “taking up space” on C:. I cannot delete it or drag it. I also have my Favorites (items and subfolders) on F: with a Favorites Folder.
4.One more unusual note…. In one view of my User folder I see “Local Disk F:”, but when I go through Windows: User: I do not see “Local Disk f:”See attached screenshot to see that circumstance and for additional illustrat... Read more

A:Made error w/"Location" tool: Made changes I cannot undo: Local Disk

What "Location" tool? Where is it, how do you get to it? The only thing I see if Location in Control Panel and I don't think that is what you are talking about.

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Was trying to reset my laptop yesterday. And my screen just went black.. and isn t responsive.... Ive tried holding the power button for 8-10seconds and a few other combinations....power and mute.. power and windows button... But I'm not getting anything. No blue screen.. or reset optionAlso I have windows 8.1 cd. Which was my os before win 10

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I was resetting my HP laptop yesterday and my screen just went black... Ive tried a few combinations for the reset.. ive held down the power button for 8-10seconds and nothing ... I tried power and mute... Power and windows button... Anyone know what to do...I also have windows 8.1 cd which was my original os before Win10

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 The Maiteance and Service Guide of HP ENVY 17  says that the laptop is uing HM55 Express Chipset.  In the First Place, There is no way to confirm this, because system information seems manipulated.BaseBoard Manufacturer:   Hewlett-PackardBaseBoard Model:    Not AvailableBaseBoard Name:    Base Board Reference : http://ark.intel.com/products/75119/Intel-Core-i7-4702MQ-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_20-GHz#@compatib... Secondly the recommended chipset for Intel® Core? i7-4702MQ Processor  isa. HM87b. QM87c. HM86Then how come HP has used older motherbaord HM55 Express Chipset ?   Referencehttp://ark.intel.com/compare/43183,75528,75525,75531 Thirdly as per the comparision of Tech Specification, HM55 Express Chipset Does not have support for USB 3.0 PortsThe USB Revision No Mentioned is 2.0. Then How come HP Claims that their HP ENVY 17  Which using HM55 Express Chipset has 3.0 Ports ?Even Ports Color is not Blue on thier laptop.  Can you give Justification please. ? RegardsJignesh.  

A:Why Do HP Claims that HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion SE NB PC has...

Hi, What is your machine ?  Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I'm thinking about making the leap to X64, however, I'm worried about compatibility with my existing 32bit apps. Does it stand to reason that if a program will run in a 32bit environment that it will run in a 64bit environment?

Also, is the performance that big of a leap over XP Pro 32bit version?

A:Thinking of making the leap to X64. Any recommendations before I do?

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Hi So i'm having troubles booting to opensuse USB stick in UEFI only mode on my new P51. I can boot  in legacy mode, but i need uefi.I've disabled secure boot.The stick appears to be correct, there is a uefi fat partition, and it's created using suse studio image writer (tried live-fat-stick also).What can be the problem? Or should i email to support?

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Trying to finish setup on My HP Pavilion notebook.  I have installed the OS, all I need to do is get the Wireless, Video drivers s and the rest of the functions of my notebook to work.  At Best Buy I found an article describing everything need to get full function out of my Note book.  I have searched now for over 3 hours and I have not been able to find it.  Any assistance on getgttng this to fully function is greatly appreciated.

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I'm new to Jcreator and I missed about a month from my computer programming class in school, and am far behind. My assignment right now is this problem p5.12 from Computing Concepts with Java Essentials it says:
"A year with 366 days is called a leap year. A year is a leap year if it is divisible by 4 (for ex.,1980). However, since the introduction of the Gregorian calender on October 15, 1582, a year is not a leap year if it is divisible by 100 (for ex., 1900); however, it is a leap year if it is divisible by 400 (for ex., 2000). Write a program that asks the user for a year and computes whether that year is a leap year., Implement a class Year with the method boolean isLeapYear

This is the code that I came up with:
import javax.swing.JOptionPane;

public class LeapYear {

public static void main(String[] args) {
String input = JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Enter Year");
double year = Double.parseDouble(input);
LeapYear newYear = new LeapYear(year);
System.out.println(newYear.boolean isLeapYear()); //line 11

public class LeapYear {
private double year;

public LeapYear(double year)
a = year;

public boolean isLeapYear(){

if(a % 4 == 0)
if(a % 100 != 0) System.out.println("Leap Year");
else if (a % 400 == 0) System.out.println("Leap Year");
else System.out.println("Not Leap Year");

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A:Leap Year Trouble in Java

Hi Iron_Dragon,

Welcome to TSG !

The line 11 should be :

There's a mistake in the constructor : the variable 'a' is undefined

private double [COLOR=Red]year[/COLOR];

public LeapYear(double [COLOR=Blue]year[/COLOR])
this.[COLOR=Red]year[/COLOR] = [COLOR=Blue]year[/COLOR];

There's another mistake in isLeapYear() : the method must return a boolean.

public [COLOR=Blue]boolean[/COLOR] isLeapYear(){
if (year % 4 == 0) {
if (year % 100 != 0) {
System.out.println("Leap Year");
[COLOR=Blue]return true[/COLOR];
} else {
if (year % 400 == 0) {
System.out.println("Leap Year");
[COLOR=Blue]return true[/COLOR];
} else {
System.out.println("Not Leap Year");
[COLOR=Blue]return false[/COLOR];


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my back casing the tab is broken on the left where could i get just the casing bc laptop  is fine

A:hp envy 17 leap motio n SENBPC

Hi, HP has more than one Envy 17 Leap Mption product, wht is yours ?  Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I need to access to a wireless protected bye Cisco LEAP.

On windows vista, I install Intel/Proset wireless on my HP6730b and the Cisco LEAP security is present.

But on windows seven, after I install this software, no Cisco LEAP security is present.

Have you the sames problem ?

Have you a solutions ?

A:Security Wireless Cisco LEAP

I also have an Intel Wireless 4965AG and need to use Cisco LEAP to connect to my wireless network at work. In any dialog, I only see Microsoft PEAP - any fix to this issue?

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A135-S2386, running Windows XP. I love the internal Atheros card, but it doesn't talk to Cisco Leap at law school.

So I bought a Dell PCMCIA card which does talk to Cisco, but when the PCMCIA is installed, I can no longer locate the internal card -- which sucks, because the internal card has way better range than the PCMCIA. I was picking up a coffee shop's signal from inside my house for free with it, and no way to do that with the Dell card.

Is there a way to use both....or even better is there a way to make the Atheros card talk to Cisco Leap??

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How do I access folder made private after user account that made the folder private is deleted.

I was foolin around with the registry yesterday and forgot to back it up. XP crashed when I restarted. I used the restore disk that came with the computer. All files that I put on the computer where left alone, but all XP files were reverted to factory Files. I had My Documents set as a private folder. The folder still appears under Documents and settings but I cannot access it.....HELP...Thanks in advance.

A:How do I access folder made private after user that made the folder privateis deleted

I Fixed the problem...

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Mod Edit:  Split from  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/559684/computer-keeps-prompting-me/page-1#entry3585488 - Hamluis.
I had this problem as well after removing ArcadeGiant.  I found that it had installed a scheduled update that was calling Aghelp.dll When I removed the scheduled update, the popup error did not return
I have the same problem. Ran Malwarebytes and ccleaner but had no effect. How did you eliminate the scheduled update?

A:Arcade Giant

Split post to new topic in Am I Infected.

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Recently my computer has started displaying giant pixels anytime I want to start up a computer game like The Sims or Trickster. For a while I thought it was just 3-d games that were not working but then I tried playing a 2-d pixel game, and I had the same problom, here is a screen cap of what I am talking about.

The computer that I am running is a eMachines T3256.
It has a nvidia GeForce 4 MX graphics card.
Is there anyways that I could fix this with buying a nother card, or downloading something, or will I have to take my computer in to someone to fix it?

A:Giant pixels, I need help

Re The Sims (original?) - your card should be able to play that

Re Trickster - your card doesn't support DX8 for 1.1 pixel shaders so probably cannot play that

Re the pixel problem - uninstall your present nVidia dtrivers in Add/Remove programs, reboot, and install the latest drivers.

edit: if the l;atest drivers don't fix it, uninstall them and try one of the 53.xx series - they apparently could, with hardware assisted software emulation, support vertex shader model 1.1.

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When I click on any internet options from the start screen (google, facebook, etc) the screen it takes me to is gigantic, just the word 'google' fills the whole screen. I am sure I've had this problem before, but can't remember how I fixed it and I've run out of options that I thought might work Help please

A:Giant screen

Probably because you the zoom setting in your browser is set too high.

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I have installed the above but I am now getting two error messages;

sys3d select display mode error
sys3de init driver error

Can you help please.


A:Hotel Giant 2

something to do with your video card.

Try updating your drivers. Also what operating system are you using?

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i have recently bought TV Giant as i fancied a change from the regular type of games i usually play and this caught my eye. installation was fine and quick. the game then started up, got past all the manufacturer screens and got on to what looked like the loading screen, all five icons would light up to say that this has loaded then it would just shut off and go back to my desktop.

i am running vista so i thought whether it was that stupid problem where you have to run some programs as administrator, tried this and same thing happened, the weird thing was that no error message popped up detailing what happened, just a dialog box with looking for solution and then the end program screen. i checked in the problems page of control panel and looked at what the problem was. this was what it came up with:

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: TVGiant.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 4614c004
Fault Module Name: igdumd32.dll
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 477bc05d
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00029869
OS Version: 6.0.6000.
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: deb2
Additional Information 2: 1d2b9196336d469f2a0d72b2f2a88dea
Additional Information 3: 3830
Additional Information 4: 22ceec10480ed8c37191557a99d8db10

Extra information about the problem
Bucket ID: 664697138

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A:Problems with TV Giant

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I used to have Giant AntiSpyware but it has been taken over by Microsoft.
I downloaded their new version when my subscription expired but when I installed it, it froze my computer?
I removed it and am reluctant to install it again?
Does anyone have any ideas? Or would a proprietary program be better if I purchased one? e.g. Spyware Doctor?

A:After Giant Antispyware?

Hello nabbersHere are a couple of on site links, that will hopefully,steer you in the right direction. Simple steps to keep your computer secure!Virus & Malware ResourcesThe school of thought is to have more than one spyware/adware program. Which is called layered protection. Reason being what one may not catch, another may.The first link above, has information on recommended programs. I personally do not use Giant AntiSpyware or Spyware Doctor. I did come across this though. Important information for GIANT AntiSpyware users who have active subscriptions Product and Definition File Updates. As previously offered by GIANT Company Software, software and definition file updates will be made available to you through the length of your subscription period as they become available.Microsoft will continue to provide the same level of support to current subscribers of GIANT AntiSpyware software as was offered by GIANT Company Software prior to its acquisition by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft, however, will no longer sell new licenses, subscriptions, or subscription renewals for GIANT Company Software products, including GIANT AntiSpyware.After reading the info above, I wonder where you downloaded the new version of Giant AntiSpyware from.Since according to Microsoft., there are no longer offering any new licenses, subscriptions, or subscription renewals.Could you please reply with the location where you downloaded it from. If it is not an official download. That could be the probl... Read more

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Hi just wondering if anyone has got hotel giant. I recently bought it and i manage to install it but when i go to play it, it keeps saying ht as stopped working. This game looks so cool and i really want to play it but i have no idea what to do. Any suggestions please??????

A:Hotel Giant

Hello Nicola1J21,
Did you ever get this fixed ?.

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I have currently purchashed Hotel Giant to play on my laptop but before even loading up the game a small box comes up ands says "ht has stopped working" everytime and the game window closes. I have got windows 7 and have other games installed that work perfectly fine but for some reason this doesn't. I have tried most the methods i have come across so far to try and get this to work and still nothing. Help please!!!

A:Hotel Giant

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can some one help me i want to play hotel giant and i select a game and its says it not respoding can you help

A:hotel giant

I will need a little more info...

1. Have you already installed the game, but it won?t launch?

2. You try to install the game, but it won?t let you?

3. What is your system specifikations? (Filling them in her is a good idea).

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When I add an attachment, the image appears huge to the receiver. How do I reduce the size of the image.

A:giant images

Hi carol, you would need to reduce the image size in a graphics program, like Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements or Paint Shop Pro. Adobe Photoshop is rather expensive, but Photoshop Elements and Paint Shop Pro are arouns $100. There are free image editors out there, I just don't know the names of them, try going to http://www.download.com and look under the graphics section and there should be some editors there you could either download for free or atleast get a free trial to see if you like them. Hope I have helped.


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I have tried to post 3 times on the Lenovo Win 7 64bit computer I'm having this problem on with no luck. I will try on my Dell XP. Firefox is redirecting to ad websites when I open another tab. I have an "ad sidebar" on the L side of all websites. On Amazon, I'm getting a Lucky Leap Deals popping up. Obviously I've downloaded something or clicked on something. I have followed your instructions (hopefully correctly) and will attempt to copy and paste them from a jump drive - hopefully it didn't get infected. Thank you for your help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:39:58 PM, on 10/30/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16720)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://lenovo.msn.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
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 = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
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A:Firefox redirecting, Lucky Leap Deals

It's been almost 48 hrs, so I'm replying as per your instructions. Do I need to give you better information? Thank you for any help you can give me.

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Hi Guys,

I need a bit of help with a formula calculating a monthly payable amount per day, taking in to account leap years
I have attached the file to show what I am trying to do

Thanks for looking!


A:Solved: Excel formula leap year

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Hi, I have scoured the net for info on how to dual boot an Ideapad 510 (brand new today) running (horrible) Win 10 with an OpenSuse Leap 42.2 OS.  OenSuse is UEFI compatible but the only way to get the BIOS to allow a non-standard boot order selection is to choose legacy settings in the BIOS. Then select the optical drive. It seems that the BIOS says "up yours" and chooses to boot from the hard drive anyway.  If there is no way that I can add a Linux system or completely replace the Win10 OS then I will offer it for sale tomorrow at a loss.I am surprised that Lenovo puts so much effort into supporting MS which is a losing game anyway. Lenovo used to be the most Linux friendly of all of the manufacturers, But 5 hours of no result is wearing a bit thin.Regards Andrew

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How can I start the leap motion?


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A:How I start the leap motion in envy 17-j102tx?

Hi @Yossim766, Please see the instructions in this HP support document: Using Leap Motion

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I have a Dell Optiplex 170L with Windows XP, SP2, Home Edition. It has a Pentium 4 processor.

Here is the problem, it has become so slow that at times it locks up for 15 to 20 seconds to complete just opening a Microsoft Works file.

I have run Spybot S&D, CCCleaner and McAfee and found nothing.

Today a green square box showed up in the Task Bar. It showed the CPU running at 100%. I checked the computer over several hours and it continued to run 100%. The last time I checked the CPU was constantly varying from about 10% to 100%. I opened the Task Manager and found that as the CPU usage got higher iexplore would go up. I also noticed that I have two iexplore process running in Task Manager. One has a memory usage of 11,128k and the other 90,280k

Can anyone tell me why the CPU runs at 100% most of the time, when nothing is being done on the computer, why I have two iexplore exe's on the Task Manager, and how to fix this problem with this computer. Thanks

A:Computer slow as leap year Christmas

Because you don't have at least SP3 installed...the system is more vulnerable to malware than others.

As for IE processes (iexplore.exe), anytime IE is used there should be at least two reflected in Task Manager. An additional instance is created for each additional IE window open at that time, while one is reflected all the time, as a basic ccmponent of Windows.

I suspect that the RAM used by any IE process...varies with page content. I currently show one window reflect about 65,000k, with 3 others ranging from 40,000 to 60,000. I have no malware issues .


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As mentioned in title, i had uninstall those in control panel, remove the browser extension, and try to use several software to scan & fixed it. But the malware? keep re-active once I start the windows & open browser. It's very annoying.
Below is my dds:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16561  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.60.2
Run by --- at 20:47:14 on 2014-07-26
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.936.86.1033.18.4073.1983 [GMT 8:00]
SP: 360安全卫士 *Enabled/Updated* {90070FFA-C3F2-CD79-5E3F-7527D7EF99C0}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files (x86)\360\360Safe\deepscan\zhudongfangyu.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\ASLDRSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
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A:Infected by lucky leap ads, adanak & YourFileDownloader

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Hi to all ... Is windows xp really that use easier to use than mac? Can they be networked togeher?

A:Its leap year and the wrong date is on my computer!

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