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Can't get Win 2K to accept partitions

Q: Can't get Win 2K to accept partitions

Ok, I've got a dual P3 700 at work that we really can't use in it's current state at work. It's a fiery tower that was meant to be a print server from EFI . They won't even support the hardware on their website. It's got a Tyan Thunderbolt mainboard in it. They used their proprietary BIOS when they built it so you couldn't change the OS. After finally figuring out what mainboard was in there I went to Tyan's website and downloaded their version of the BIOS and flashed it. Now when I try to install 2K, I can partition the drive with no problems but it keeps telling me that I need to choose a windows 2000 compatible partition to install it on. It doesn't give me the option to format the partition in the setup. I am able to go into the recovery console and use the format command to format the partition, but it keeps giving me the same error in the setup. The hard drive is a SCSI IBM running from the onboard SCSI ultra 2. I checked all the BIOS & SCSI BIOS settings and they seem to be correct. I tried downloading the latest SCSI drivers and loading them before the install, but that doesn't make a difference either. I've also tried different partition sizes with no luck. What I don't get is why can I partition the drive and format it (in recovery console), but can't install on it? Can anyone give me any ideas on what to do? Thanks

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Preferred Solution: Can't get Win 2K to accept partitions

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: Can't get Win 2K to accept partitions

Have you tried formatting with Partition Magic? I use version 8 to partition all custom systems that I build and I love it, it works grate! I have never had a problem using PM8.

Lance

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Audio jack from laptop only accept the first device introduced and if i want to exchange headphones with speakers the speakers dont work,but if i restart and insert the speakers work very good,please tell me how to solve the problem 

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hi i have 2 partitions on my pc C: OS D: DATA
however it used to have a recovery partition (as far as im aware hidden on c)
for system restore (acer system restore)
which leads me to my query as i have recently performed a format and clean install of vista from retail media and have no need for acer system restore would it be ok to delete this partition/hidden partition and reclaim the HDD space.. and how best to proceed to safely do so..

any help would be much appreciated.

thanks

A:partitions hidden partitions recovery partitions

i just found this

Delete and Remove to Unlock EISA Hidden Recovery or Diagnostic Partition in Vista ? My Digital Life

does anyone have any experience with this method or can anyone reccomend this method

or would you advise against using this method.

thanks

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Can one disk drive have MBR partitions followed by GPT partitions ? Or of the reverse order?
the illustration (kind of mini tool partition layout) :
Disk 1:

Volume   drive    Partition    Part. style   Status
             letter 
1                            primary      MBR          system active
2           C                primary     MBR          boot
3           D                primary      MBR        none
4           E                 primary     MBR         none
5            J                primary      GPT         none
6            K                 primary     GPT        none
7            L      ...                  &n... Read more

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Hello, I was redirected to start a new thread in this section of the forum.

Basically, I have 2 hard drives. One SSD for the primary and one 2TB drive for the secondary.

My secondary drive was partitioned into 4 parts.

In the last month the secondary had been disappearing.
I could see it in safe mode. And when I scanned for hardware via rapid storage technology, it would pop up in Windows Explorer during normal mode.

The only problem besides disappearing after shutting down/restarting was that it would freeze the computer if kept on.
Today I tried to do the old Rapid Storage trick. Everything was visible again, except one drive. It was saying access is denied when i tried to open it in windows explorer.

I tried swapping SATA cables for the current one. I also tried connecting it to other ports.

I read somewhere that flashing the BIOS would solve the problem. I flashed my BIOS with Gigabyte's @BIOS with the latest BIOS. The latest BIOS was for "Better SATA compatibility."
It didn't do much, all it did was cause Rapid Storage Technology to see less ports which I believe were the would be partitions on the secondary drive.
So I disconnected the secondary drive and tried connecting it to the PC with a SATA to USB adapter.
It saw the HDD, except 3/4 partitions were empty. And even in the 1 partition the folders housing the bigger files that took up most of the drive is empty.
Sorry for typing up so much, I just wanted to get everything out there.
If anyone c... Read more

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Hello,
One of my friends has a windows 7 computer with an account for himself, his mother and his 2 sisters.
All the home directorys are stored in drive C.
Partition D is shared.
The question is, how to get a partition layout like this?
Partition 1: OS + programs
Partition 2: home partition for himself
Partition 3: home partition for his mother
Partition 4: home partition for his sister
Partition 5: home partition for his other sister
Partition 6: shared partition for some photos.
Has someone an idea how to do this?
Kind Regards,
x11.

A:How to create home partitions and partitions for the OS with programs?

This would be a long drawn out affair and there really is no need for it. All users have their own User Space on the C drive in the User folder.

Whether the Users folders and files are stored in the User folder or on some other partition doesn't really matter. As long as all the Users have Admin accounts all files will be accessible to all of them.

The real question is Why do you want to do it? If there is only one physical hard drive in the system all folders and files would still be on that one physical drive even if you have 100 partitions.

As to having a Shared space for photos just make a folder called Shared Photos in the ROOT of the C drive. All users will be able to access it.

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Can one disk drive have mbr partitions followed by GPT partitions ?
for illustration (kind of using mini tool partition) :
Disk 1:

Volume   drive    Partition    Part. style   Status
             letter 
1                            primary      MBR          system active
2           C                primary     MBR          boot
3           D                primary      MBR        none
4           E                 primary     MBR         none
5            J                primary      GPT         none
6            K                 primary     GPT        none
7            L      ...
8            M     ...
9  ...
10 ... ... Read more

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Looking at Windows disk management I see there are two partitions labelled recovery partitions.One in the first box and one in the last box.In the first box is 1000MB and the last box 14BG; both labelled only as recovery partition What is the difference? Why two of them?

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I recently changed ISPs and added a Netgear wireless router to the modem. I configured the modem and router useing my PC laptop, and generated a WEP Key with 64-bit encryption. I was able to successfully connect with my WEP Key on my PC and on my TiVo, but my Mac (which is a new MacBook) will not accept my WEP Key, saying there is an error in joining the network.

The dropdown menu in the AirPort window has four choices: (1) WEP Password, (2) WEP 40/128-bit hex, (3) WEP 40/128-bit ASCII and (4) LEAP. I'm assuming that since my WEP key is set to 64-bit encryption, that I should use the first option, which is what I have been trying.

I was able to connect my MacBook to my old wirelss signal, which I have not disconnected it (it's cable-based and runs from a different modem/router; my new ISP is DSL-based), and that signal also has a WEP Key with 64-bit encryption.

I also tried disabling the WEP key encryption for a time, and then I was able to secure a connection to the new signal, but I want to maintain the encryption. Please help.
 

A:Mac Won't Accept WEP Key

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HP DX2450 Microtower. This system comes with HP branded Windows XP install disk and a restore disk(among others). I wanted to perform a repair install on XP. Inserted the HP restore disk, system reported it sees a valid restore disk and ask for the Windows install disk. I put in the HP Windows XP disk, when it got to "install Windows" , I chose "repair an existing XP installation". When it finished installing, it ask for the product ID. I looked on the CD, in the i386 folder/unattend.txt, bottom line is the product ID. When I put in this key, it tells me it's not a valid key. Now I'm stuck. How can this not be a valid ID when it's on the same disk used to install Windows, and what can I do now?

A:Win XP will not accept product key

Often the product key is on a stick attached to the computer.

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I just bought some Maxell DVD-R discs which won't work with my Win7 drive.

I've never paid much attention to what I use before, but surprised about this. My other discs that work fine are Memorex DVD+R.

I verified my DVD drivers are up to date.

Please advise.

A:PC won't accept Maxell DVD-R

There have always been different types of DVD RW disks +R and -R being the main ones, check the specs of your Writer to see if you can burn the disks you have. Of course some systems can be temperamental and refuse to accept a certain batch of disks, A certain manufacturer's disks, or even individual disks of a specific batch

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A:The service cannot accept......

Norton AV is the most "Pain in the B" ...So many bugs and problems ...

No wonder your going Nut.....Use Norton Uninstall tool to remove it ...
Use Avast instead ....IMO.

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My daughter's HP laptop (windows XP) was running fine. Battery just ran out, she plugged the computer in and now it will not let her log back on (and she is sure she is typing her password correctly). Any suggestions?
 

A:Won't Accept Password

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Can anyone assist with the following?

i Fitted new Asus P5GDC-V Deluxe mobo, board with a P4 3.2 gig processor, the board does post.
However on completing the IDE scan the following message appears.

"An ultra ATA/66 (or faster) drive is connected with a 40-pin IDE cable on the primary channel.
Drive speed is downgraded to ultra ATA/33 mode"

after seeing the message the PC suggests a hardware change has taken place but will not boot from the primary drive,
The correct IDE cable is used (in the correct cofiguration) in the primary IDE slot.
in the BIOS the drive is seen but it appears not recognised?
The boot H/D drive is A seagate Barracuda ATA 1V (model ST38002 1a) 80 GIG.
relitively new with W XP loaded.

If anyone has come across this before i'd appreiciate some guidence.

Regards Libraryman.
 

A:Mobo will not accept my H/D

have you tried with a different IDE Cable?... just asking...
 

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Hello,

I have done everything I can think of to allow incoming RDP sessions, but it is not working.

I have checked the box under system properties/remote (Allow Remote Assistance connection to this computer) and I have check the box under McAfee Firewall/ports and system services for port 3389.

I have also temporarily turned off the firewall....no good.

I know that system I am RDP'ing from works because I can get to a Windows XP machine.

Thanks in advance.

A:Will not accept RDP incoming

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mlvogt57


Hello,

I have done everything I can think of to allow incoming RDP sessions, but it is not working.

I have checked the box under system properties/remote (Allow Remote Assistance connection to this computer) and I have check the box under McAfee Firewall/ports and system services for port 3389.

I have also temporarily turned off the firewall....no good.

I know that system I am RDP'ing from works because I can get to a Windows XP machine.

Thanks in advance.



What version of win 7 are you using (starter,home,pro,ultimate)??
ken J

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Hi guys,

I'm going crazy here... I am looking for a way to enable VPN connections TO my Windows 7 machine. I cannot seem to find this anywhere.

I know this was kinda hidden on Vista too, but in Win7 I cannot even find it!

Can someone PLEASE point me in the right direction. I'd like to be able to connect via VPN to my home machine when I'm not around, you know - access shared folders, printers and such.

I really hope they put this in the beta and that I am just blind and not seeing it.

A:How to Accept VPN connections?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by peconi


Hi guys,

I'm going crazy here... I am looking for a way to enable VPN connections TO my Windows 7 machine. I cannot seem to find this anywhere.

I know this was kinda hidden on Vista too, but in Win7 I cannot even find it!

Can someone PLEASE point me in the right direction. I'd like to be able to connect via VPN to my home machine when I'm not around, you know - access shared folders, printers and such.

I really hope they put this in the beta and that I am just blind and not seeing it.


hi open control panel - network and sharing center - change adapter settings
while the window is open press alt and the menu bar will be visible then go file new incoming connection and follow the prompts

cheers brad

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What is the highest CPU speed supported by an Abit SD7-533 Motherboard?
 

A:What CPU will this motherboard accept

I would suppose these vague lists are close to the truth http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/mb-ABIT/SD7-533.html but it might support faster P4s with 400 FSB, too.
 

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Hello. I just brought home an HP All in One desktop. I sat and filled it in last night. I just tried to get on it and I can't get past the login screen. I wrote my password down and it won't accept it. It says my name and underneath, it asks for my psswd. My email is wrong. It says **REMOVED**. That's not me. I have spent 3 hours getting # after # from Microsoft and sites to log onto. Not ONE of them helps ant the online chat is worthless. Is anyone out there able to help me? I'm so upset. Thanks. Maggie

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My mobo will accept up to PC100 and i have 128 mb of pc100 on it now.Will it accept a stick of pc 133 instead of pc 100.Will it reject it or accept it, and will i have repercussions from it. What would it do etc..
 

A:Will my mobo accept this ram?

More than likely your motherboard will accept it, but it will only run at PC100 speed. And I doubt you will have any problems, just you will not be running the ram at it maximum capacity. If you could give us some more info, like what kind of mobo, ram, etc. you have it would be good.
 

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TAB 2A7-30HC pad/mobile will not accept the local operator's SIM card Telia. It may be that it is not an approved operator in the list of operators.How do I get an operator on the list. Telia is a large government supplier in Sweden.The unit was bought out side of Sweden.The unit works with other operator s SIM cards but not Telia! Any tips just use is on wifi today

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i wonder if you can help a complete novice with a problem i have. until yesterday my laptop which has vista home edition running, worked just fine. i started it up earlier today and i was met by various error messages. the main message was "the service cannot accept control messages at this time" i got this when trying to update my anti virus ( Norton ). i also got it when trying to open up ccleaner and some other windows programmes. some programmes , like "convertx dvd "worked OK , itried to do system restore but got the same message. i started up in safe mode and managed to do system restore, taking my laptop settings back a week. i restarted in normal mode only to be met by more errors " host process for windows services stopped working and was closed " " application layer gateway service stopped working and was closed ", and also the " service cannot accept control messages at this time " i still cant access the programmes i mentioned , i even tried the repair your computer option on my laptop, and the last known good configuration option ,no change. so I'm stuck. anyone any ideas? is it a virus? or is there a solution you can help me with. sorry its a bit long winded, but that's what has happened.
 

A:the service cannot accept...

has anybody any ideas how to solve this. would a complete reset work? if i do it what will i lose? programmes I've loaded? emails? sorry but I'm very new to PCs so any help would be very much appreciate, thanx
 

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I bought a 15inch notebook in November, paying for Microsoft Word ,Home and Student package. It worked okay until January when Word became disabled, I received a message saying my subscription had been cancelled.(I'd paid to have the package permanently). I was advised to type in a product code. I typed in the product code HP had given me but got a message saying code was no good. I phoned up Microsoft. They said the code hadn't been activated by the seller and was of a type only given for trials anyway.I emailed the HP sales consultant. I got a reply which told me to contact technical support: no link, email address or telephone number. I wrote back, telling them to sort it out or at least pass me on to someone who could.After this I received a text telling me the product was going to be collected from me this Wednesday, Feb1. I got an email from the sales consultant implying i'd asked for this. There's some mention of a replacement but I haven't been told when this is going to be.I phoned up today and I could tell the guy speaking to me was giving me a load of guff. he said the product could only be fixed by them collecting it. He said he'd email as to when a replacement would arrive but I knew he was making it up and the email hasn't arrived.They want to collect the laptop on Wednesday February 1. If I let them collect it I've got no idea when a replacement will arrive and they might try to argue there's nothing wrong with the laptop.I've... Read more

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The following configuration change was requested for this computer's trusted platform module (TPM):Clear TPM.

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I am running Windows XP Professional, Version 2002, SP3 in a corporate environment. I use IE7 version 7.0.5730.11.

When I try to add a website as a favorite it doesn't "stick". I can see it on my favorites list...but then without any other action from myself it will disappear. Something is deleting them. The weird thing is...not all get deleted. Some stick and some don't, but most don't.

What is going on!??

A:IE7 won't accept new favorites

Welcome to TSF

Seems to be a common issue but no real solution

Is your Favorites folder in the default location:
C:\Documents and Settings\user account name\Favorites ?

Try the procedures in this article:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/ie/redxorg.htm

Uninstalling /reinstalling IE7 may help. If XP SP3 was installed after IE7,
it should be uninstalled before uninstalling IE7.
IEBlog- IE and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/200...and-xpsp3.aspx

When installing/reinstalling IE7 disable antispyware/antivirus programs and
follow other tips/warnings at http://www.ie-vista.com/known_issues.html

http://groups.google.com/group/micro...e9cbf9da073653

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My new laptop that I had only been using for a few days, suddenly won't accept my password. I KNOW it's the correct password, but it says no. I never set up Password Retrieval, since I only had it for a few days. What do I do?? I absolutely can NOT get on!

A:Won't accept password

sorry, but we cannot help with password issues, per TSF rules.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/rules.php


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Users may not post hacks, cracks, or give instruction how to pirate any type of software, or anything similar, in any forum of TSF. We do not condone, support or give instruction on any illegal activity pertaining to computer systems, computer hardware, computer software programs or computer related activities. Included in this group of activities are requests for help to circumvent system admin passwords or Administrator settings on networks. We do understand that the majority of requests may be legitimate, but we do not have the means to discern these from non-legitimate requests.

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My Intel 975xbx (rev. 304) will accept three 1 GB sticks of Corasair XMS memory, but when I put a fourth stick in, I get the three beeps and it won't post. I have tried all four sticks in different combinations, so it isn't a particular module that is "bad". I followed the voltage settings recommended by Corsair and have tried altering them, but I can't get all four to work at the same time. They were all purchased together, by the way. I can't find anything on Intel's site or Corsair's sited about a known problem. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Bill
 

A:Bad Axe won't accept 4 sticks of ram

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Hi, is it possible to incluse a tick box on a html form which then 'energises' the 'Submit' button?

E.g. I have a form which i want people to read and agree (via a tick-box) to a disclaimer before the submit button on the form is energised.

I do have a vaugue knowlege of Html, but am stumped on this issue.

Thanks, Paul.
 

A:Accept 'Tick-box'

You need something other than HTML to accomplish this. SOme sort of active scripting. I an sure there something that can be done with Java type form validation.
 

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Try as I might, I can't insert a cd in the CD drive.
It has been working and I've tried EVERYTHING that's
on the help line, but really, it doesn't have a cd in
and when I try to put in a cd, it just goes in a bit and
then won't grab and pull it in. Feels like it's butting
against something hard and already in.

This is for a Mac OS X
Version 10.3.5
Processor 1.8 GHz PowerPC G5
 

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Is there ANY product out there that will allow a PC to accept Mac formatted disks (zips, floppys, etc.)?
 

A:PC accept Mac disks?

Chris286 said:

Is there ANY product out there that will allow a PC to accept Mac formatted disks (zips, floppys, etc.)?Click to expand...

http://www.download.com/TransMac/3000-2248_4-10256283.html?tag=lst-0-1
 

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did a restore and password wont work, cd drive is broken so cant use any recovery cd's. need to know how to bypass password to get to desktop. Can't use cd drive for anything. Cant do full system restore with f11. NEED TO BYPASS THE PASSWORD TO GET ONTO DESKTOP PAGE!

A:Won't accept old password

Visit this link-http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/05/27/forgot-windows-administrator-password-ways-to-recover-and-reset-password-in-vistaxp20032knt/

But i think you might be still needing a workable Cd drive.I am not sure whether you can boot this software from a USB.

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Hi everybody,

it's my first post here and I have a serious problem.

My old laptops motherboard burned, so I stripped the RAM and HDD an threw the rest away. I bought a used Toshiba Satellite Pro without the HDD.

I put the old one into new laptop. But I had set HDD pw on my old laptop. I remember it 100% correct but the new computer does not unlock the drive. It says: HDD Password Invalidate Press any key to continue.

I tried going through Bios but it says "Registered". AndI cant select the Drive, going up/down on the list they just skip this drive.

I also tried booting straight from windows Disc to format and reinstall Windows but it askes HDD password before even booting up the disc.
Any Ideas how I can get rid of password or get the computer to accept it?
eidt: I dont necessarily need the data from the disc. I do lose some valuable pictures but I am happy if I can just format and install new wimdows.
 

A:Failing to accept HDD PW

howdy and welcome. You may want to re-read the rules page, as we will not assist in bypassing passwords.

Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

thanks for understanding,

v
 

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Hello,

This is about not being able to accept cookies, I E version 6.

I have changed and re-changed setting in internet options. I put the bar at accept all cookies. I have shut down my firewall and this did not help. I am using Zonealarm.
I have seen this addressed on several news groups and no one seems to have an answer. I have searched the knowledge base and tried several suggestions, no help.

Starting out, I E 6 was working okay, and then it quit accepting cookies. I asked for some knowledge from this forum. It was suggested that I use I E version 5.5.

I have Win98, Pentium II, 233 mhz, 196 megs ram, 32 g hd, plenty of room.

I used a program call IEradicator to remove I E 6. (http:\\www.98lite.net)
This did seem to remove I E from my computer. I ran it twice. I scandisk and defraged, ran regclean, scandisk and defrag again. I installed I E version 5.5. I still can not get this computer to accept cookies. I discovered that the internet options drop down was the same as version 6. This options menu still has a privacy tab included. I don’t think that this is part of version 5.5.

I still can’t accept cookies.

Does anyone know what to work over, to help me correct this main problem?

I know that I can empty all data and reformat. Might be what has to be. Did not want to do this.
 

A:Cookies, can not accept

Here are two possible ways that may help .

Double check your settings ( close & reopen ) to make sure everthing has been done correctly & the changes have stuck .

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http://www.langa.com/newsletters/2002/2002-12-02.htm
Dear Fred: Let me tell you of a simple way I have come up with
for managing cookies. It may not work for everyone, but it
works for me.
In the Internet Options (Security tab), I set both the
Internet zone and the Trusted Sites zone to Medium security.
Then, in the Internet zone, I disallow cookies that are stored
on the computer, while allowing session cookies. In the
Trusted Sites zone, I allow both. Whenever I run into a site
which needs to store a cookie (like eBay, Amazon, cable TV
listings, etc.) I add that site to the Trusted Sites zone. At
the end of the day, I have on the drive those cookies which I
need to keep, and all others are history.
To make this even easier, I use a small application called
Trust Setter, which puts two buttons in the IE toolbar, Add to
Trusted Sites, and Add to Restricted Sites. Get it from
http://www.jasons-toolbox.com/ScriptRepository/ .
Available by right clicking on the unwanted page .

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http://www.jasons-toolbox.com/cookiejar.asp
Cookies present a dilemma. On one hand, chances are you want to accept cookies from some sites
(for such functionality as savi... Read more

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I have an ABIT KX7333 board with AWARD Bios/softmenu 3. I am using corsair pc2700 ddr ram and an Athlon xp 1800+. Everytime I go into my BIOS and change anything, namely the memory CAS from 2.5 to 2, or anything with the memory for that matter, it won't boot. I know the memory can run at that rate but it jsut isn't working. Also, I am using an Nvidia GeForce 4 ti 4200 vid card, and I can't change the AGP settings for optimal use. The only thing I can use is the optimum performance defaults, which is not as optimal as I know it can be. I have the latest Bios update, what is the deal here? Any input would be greatly appreciated
 

A:BIOS won't accept changes....?

Possibly insufficient power, I've had the problem in the past while trying to run larger amounts of RAM at higher speeds. I had to go to a 400 watt PS.
 

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system crashed got it back with Dell support can not upgrade to w8.1
q

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Hello,

By some reason Win7 only wil run with 1 x 2 GB RAM.

First i couldn't install Win7 - i got BSOD wit somthing about VSMRAID.SYS and IRQL NOT EQUAL.
Then I try to remove som hardware, and when I removed one of my to 2 GB RAM, then Win7 was installing perfect.

Afterwods I tryed to inset the second 2 GB RAM again - but then BSoD came again.

What is wrong? Why do Win7 give BSoD?

Win XP was OK with 2 x 2 GB - Why is Win7 not?

RAM: 2 x 2 GB GEIL, PC2-6400, DDR2-800
Mainboard: MSI P45 Zilent/Platinum with the newest BIOS.

Please help me :-)

A:Windows7 only accept 2 GB RAM

Hi,

Welcome to 7 forums

In this regard, i guess the problem is with the 2 GB RAM or the RAM slot. The issue is not with Windows 7.

► Lets say RAM 1 works, RAM 2 caused the issue.

* To find if the defect is with that RAM or the slot, remove the working RAM 1 and place the RAM 2 in that same slot.

* If your Windows works fine, then the problem may be with the other RAM slot. If the RAM 2 causes BSOD now, then the issue is with the RAM. You may have to replace that RAM 2.

* Additionally, you can try interchanging the RAM slots and boot up !.

Hope this helps
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I bought a Asus g71gx in September and it came with Vista Home Premium. I got the upgrade for windows 7 hp but it does not have the users and groups option. So I put a copy of Professional and entered the key from the box. But when I tried to activate it, it said 'this key cannot be used'. Can anyone help me fix this?
P.s

System Specs: RAM: 6 gb

HDD: 2x320 gb

PROCESSOR: Intel Quad Core @ 2.00 ghz

VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA Geforce 1 gb

OS: Win 7 Professional x64 Unactivated

A:It wont accept my activation key

You have to use an upgrade version of Windows to use an upgrade key ... you cant use it for a full version...

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Just bought a new laptop Install seemed to be going well until I entered the wrong password for Wireless Network Chose to do a recovery to try to solve that issue. Upon restarting, my password was no longer accepted, although the password hint was still there. Not sure if the problem has to do with the fact that I performed a recovery, or because I somehow entered the wrong password twice during initial setup, or perhaps there's a finite number of password attempts that Windows 7 allows before it locks you out, because I've tried about 200 versions of my password Can anyone help?

A:Windows 7 won't accept my password

Hello Jazzi, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset your user account password.

Reset User Account Password - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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So I have a computer that ran Windows XP but was so full of junk files I decided to put a new OS on it. After trying an installation disc of Windows 7, it wouldn't recognize the harddrive. I tried the x64 and x86 installs and neither would recognize the hard drive. Then I tried putting it into another computer and formatting it. It formatted successfully as NTFS. Then I put it back into it's computer and booted it from a USB with Ubuntu 12.10 on it (properly set up to install to a hard drive), and not even that could recognize the hard drive. Any help? I've never tampered with the harddrive other than swapping it between computers. It's about 10 years old.
 

A:Harddrive doesn't accept any OS?

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i got xp pro sp3. i installed a program called topdesk. i got my color depth set at 16 bit. the program was working fine for 3 months. but now, when i boot up, the program changes the color depth to 8 bit. i dont know why. how can i force my computer to accept 16 bit?

A:How Do I Force XP to Accept 16 Bit Depth?

Is the color-depth okay (ie 16-bit) for everything else? If not, the video driver may have become corrupt or just gone missing & you'll need to re-install it. Check your Device Manager" -- if there's an error-symbol showing in the "Display Adapter" category, it's definitley the video-driver needs installing.

When the correct driver is missing or corrupt, Windows has to fall back on it's own built-in basic VGA driver which can't output colour any higher than 8-bit & can't display high resolutions.

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this issue happened when my wife plugged it in to her "dads mobile home" plug on wall.
let me explain, i have a 7yr old battery and have been using the charger to power up the unit, because my wife let the battery corrode so now i am forced to use the charger. now; the charger light is on(battery charger), but any light inside actual laptop, is off, even charging light wont turn on. so the unit wont accept power at all, i researched it and i came to draining the PSU(hold power button for a minute). that didnt work. this laptop comes apart comfortably, and its got all its stickers originally on the bottom, but i don't want to pay this much to fix it if its simple enough just testing the unit. also i bought a spare charger for the unit 1st and that didn't solve the problem either. No power to laptop at all? i looked at it, was clean, even tested the connectors on actual male/female plug that goes directly into unit, it holds currency. do i have to explore the motherboard and parts? or is this as simple as replacing a battery inside, like the one next to charger light[BIOS batt]? i am a very fast learner, and can travel to the stars, so depending on the fix, i am down to do this. i cannot waist my wife's $1200 laptop when purchased, bigg thanks!

Sony Vaio
Vgn-c290
 

A:Laptop Will Not Accept Power

Laptop does not start. Is it bad power jack or motherboard? >> Inside my laptop

Ive encountered an exact match!

could you please [direct me/send me in the right direction] to continuing to step 2?

[my entire issue "i believe exists in this fuse" that is in the second picture on that page.]
[are all vgn-c290 fuses same grade/type, or do i need to read my Fuse numbers off?]
 

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Win 8 pro full in Hyper-V won't accept key. Says win 8 pro is an update version. Show key shows there is a Vista marker in the VM firmware.

Any way round this?

A:Win 8 pro full in Hyper-V won't accept key.

Showkey saying "vista marker" is normal in Hyper-V Vms - it always does.

What is your 8 Pro key? Is it an upgrade from 7? IF so you could follow this Clean Install with Windows 8 Upgrade

Otherwise use the ShowKey option to check your key and see what type it is.

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I am the administrator...I do have SP1...I have tried it with antivirus temporarily disabled. But I can't get the SP2 to successfully download. Any ideas on how I can get this to work? kristen
 

A:computer won't accept SP2 for vista with 64 bit

I use msn messenger to keep in touch with my family. But as of late it won't log me in. I...(as i have done before..) removed it from my computer and attempted to re download it. But now it's telling me that before it downloads i have to deal with afew things first. the first being i have to download service pack 2. That's what I'm attempting to do. however...each time I try to...(I've tried 3 times...) it tells me that that the download was unsuccessful. I have followed the sugestions that follow to fix the problem make sure I'm the administrator...disable my antivirus...install readiness tool...but nothing seems to work. My computer has tried to update randomly over time and some work and some don't. Maybe this is all part of something bigger. Hope this clears it up abit better.....Kristen
 

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Hi everybody.

I've got DVD Recorder Samsung DVD-VR320, in which I used the same DVD-RW discs over and over again to record without major problems.

But now, those same discs aren't any more accepted by the DVD recorder, which prompts this message:

"The disc can't be played and it can't be recorded. Revise the disc" and opens the disc drive.

But new DVD-RW discs are accepted.

This happens with Imation, Sony and Maxell discs (the manual says it acepts Sony and Maxell).

What could I do please?
 

A:DVD Recorder doesnt accept used DVD's

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Since updating to Netscape 4.79 I can no longer accept any Java updates from any website. I uninstalled 4.79 and reinstalled 4.78 and the problem still persists.

I go through the entire DL procedure, give the access permission and then get an error message at the end of the install.

I changed my TEMP folder to the same drive as Netscape is installed on and that did not make any difference.

I'm using Win98 and a dial-up connection

There is no detail button in the error box. All it says is "an install error has occured... exiting"

I have also removed and reinstalled Java (twice)
 

A:Can not accept Java updates

Hiya and welcome

You say you get an error that comes up when you try to install it. Does it have a Details button on it? If so, click on it and copy/paste the contents here.

Need the error really.

Regards

eddie
 

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Hello, new to the forum and hoping I at least have the right section for this question;

I am seeking to find a way to livestream my PS3's or my TV's output to my computer then livestream it through Livestream Procaster for my friends to watch.

I have searched the net for a while and even came across this site through the search however have not yet been able to find an answer.

I have come up with an idea on how to make it work but I am not sure on any of them they go as follows, if anyone can give me a "Yup that'll work" or "Do it this way..." I'd be very grateful;

Get a HDMI splitter connecting it to the TV with one cable running to the PS3 and one spare (Or to have the splitter connected to the PS3 with one running to the TV and one spare) the spare HDMI connection is connected to either to a HDMI-to-Ethernet connector and connect the Ethernet to the computer or to an HDMI-to-USB connector and hope that the feed is noted as an input. Find a programme that windows an input and stream it that way.

My system is as follows;
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7400 @ 2.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 468740 MB, Free - 170689 MB; F: Total - 468741 MB, Free - 197512 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, ... Read more

A:Livestreaming TV/PS3 to PC (Or at least to accept it as an input)

Falling short of purchasing a TV Card for your computer, I don't think you can.

This company usually has the tv cards / tuners / etc that should be sufficent for you.
 

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