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It seems impossible to upgrade my IE8 to IE9

Q: It seems impossible to upgrade my IE8 to IE9

Hey,

So, ever since I got the update for it in Windows Update, like a few months ago, I could never install IE9 on my computer. I have tried every possible means to install it.

-Download the modified (B00IE8/IE9) package
-Download the 32Bit (x86) Upgrade package
-Using Windows Update

And after multiple attemtps, I'm still opening IE8. Don't get me wrong, I have Google Chrome and Firefox, but I would like to have everything on this computer upgraded so I don't need to look at it in Windows Update.

Any ideas/suggestions?

Regards,
-TPS

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A: It seems impossible to upgrade my IE8 to IE9

Any suggestions you guys? (Sorry to bump)

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Ok folks this one is gonna be a toughy.
My brother has an ancient system. It is from 2000
I was wondering if it would be possible to upgrade it, and what can be possibly upgraded for the best performance possible (if it is possible at all).
I never "built" a computer before..... but I thought this would be an interesting project

Computer specs:
Gateway GP6-466C
monitor - Gateway EV700
Mouse - Logetech
Keyboard - Gateway N93 p/n 7001602
CPU : 466MHZ intel celeron w/128k cache
Bus architecture: PCI/ISA
Orginial OS - Win 98
Current OS winxp (un sure of how he managed to install xp and not sure what sp it is)

Hard drive
Wd Caviar 102AA Enhanced IDE Hard Drive (10.3GB)

RAM
8mx64 SDRAM PC100-222-620
(two slots max capacity 256mbram)

Power supply
Newton power NPS-90AB-2A

Netgear rangemax wireless PCI adapter
wpn311 36-bit

CD ROM Drive
LG CRD-8400B

motherboard and chipset... im unsure about..
My main concern is with the RAM. The max allowed is only 256MB which.. is... not so good. I was wondering if I upgraded the motherboard/chipset and CPU if I would be able to install more memory, at least 1 to 2 GB
I was also wondering on monitor upgrades... hard drive upgrade... etc.
im not sure if upgrading this system is even possible. First I need to find the right parts that will work together.

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A:Solved: Impossible upgrade? Help please :(

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Over the last few days I've just been trying to work out how to upgrade, may sound stupid but I'm just not having any luck, really hope someone can help me out here because I have no idea what to do.

I have bought a Windows 8 Pro key from Microsoft, I go into Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant, I click "Install now". I get this. :
Spoiler
Okay, I try to install with USB. Doesn't work, I can boot from it, but then it tells me I have some missing drivers (doesn't say what ones) and will not continue with installation, have to go back to Windows 7.

Then I try the last option: Making a ISO file... You guessed it, doesn't work either. I get THIS error message:
Spoiler
Does anybody have any suggestions? I'm at a loss here. I've tried rebooting, re-downloading the upgrade assistant from various sites, nothing has worked so far.
 

A:Seems impossible to upgrade to windows 8..

For the download are you connecting by ethernet? Directly to the modem?
 

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I own a IBM Thinkpad 755CX (9545-HPE) and the BIOS needs to be upgraded to support Plug and Play for Win95. (I have been running Win95 but am having major grief with installing a PCMCIA MODEM and disabling the Mwave modem. MWave - gggrrrrrrrr.) I do not have a working battery for my laptop. The BIOS upgrade checks for a battery and refuses to install the bios without one (in case of power failure). I really don't want to buy a battery so I could:
1) FAKE OUT the battery check by routing power from somewhere to the battery posts. Doesn't sound nice.
2) Edit the BIOS install disk to not check for a battery. Sounds real bad.
3) Try and get the modem to work without PnP. I'm having trouble configuring everything to get a dial tone. The diagnostic software I have checks for and finds the modem just fine. But no dialtone. It seems that Mwave doesn't want to share the 'phone jack' even if the Mwave modem is disabled or removed from Device Mangler.

Suggestions (other than skip the whole idea) Please!!
 

A:The Impossible Bios Upgrade

What do you mean by "share the jack"?

You aren't plugging the phone line into both modems, are you?

Generally speaking, a "no dialtone" reaction means one of 3 things.

1) Modem is not compatible with your machine. Many WinModems require a Pentium 166 or faster to work correctly,, for instance.

2) Drives are not installed correctly. This sounds very likely in your case, due to the PnP problems.

3) The modem is bad. I've seens dozens of modems that diagnose fine, but can't get a dial tone. The physical jack portion of the modem won't work, even though the internal parts are ok. Any chance you can test the modem in another machine to make sure it works?

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Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech:
LarryCore begs for money
 

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HiI have bought a R15 trough Dell's shop 2/3 years ago. I've been very happy with it untill its RAM went down. It is time to refresh my laptop. So I've changed the DDR for a good one and I bought a SSD to replace the actual hard drive. As Windows gives windows 10 upgrade I went for that but it didn't work.As I want a clean install I was not frustrated, I just should reinstall Win7 on the SSD, then upgrade to Win10. As I've lost my install disk I went for solutions gived by Microsoft.Microsoft ask for the product key in order to allow Win7 download, but doesn't recognize mine as valid.Plus I've looked in my Dell's account and I can't find my laptop in my product list.It's like my computer doesn't exist for Dell or Microsot even if first thing I did when I received it was to register. How can it be ?What solution can be found ?Thanks by advance.

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I just bought a R3-131T-C90X laptop and wanted to upgrade it to Windows 10. It's advertised on the box, so I didn't think it was an issue. However, it only has 32GB storage, which narrows to 20GB out of the box, with only 14GB free despite uninstalling every piece of software the thing came with. Basically, this makes it impossible to upgrade to Windows 10. No matter what I do, the upgrade tool tells me I need to have 20GB free, which simply cannot be done. It also doesn't give me the option to upgrade via external storage. Are there any solutions, or a step-by-step guide on how to get out of this? I knew going in that I'd have limited space, but I'd heard that Windows 10 manages the OS footprint better, and yet here I am unable to even get it despite there being a sticker on the box and a booklet explaining how to upgrade. I guess no one at Acer really thought this through.  EDIT: I'm also now noticing that what precious little space I have left seems to be dropping rapidly for no reason. I'm now down to 10GB free despite not doing anything besides turning it on a couple times. What is happening? 

A:R3-131T: Impossible to upgrade to Windows 10

Acer recommends loading BIOS version 1.06 or later prior to upgrading to Windows 10. After upgrading BIOS, connect a USB flash drive, external hard drive, or SD card with enough free space to install the update. The drive you connect must be 8 GB or larger (16 GB is recommended). You will need to keep this drive available if you want to use the go back feature in Windows 10 to return to your original operating system. Some models like the Aspire R3-131T  do not support using an SD card to install the update. You will need to use a USB flash drive when installing the Windows 10 update on these models.

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I just bought a R3-131T-C90X laptop and wanted to upgrade it to Windows 10. It's advertised on the box, so I didn't think it was an issue. However, it only has 32GB storage, which narrows to 20GB out of the box, with only 14GB free despite uninstalling every piece of software the thing came with. Basically, this makes it impossible to upgrade to Windows 10. No matter what I do, the upgrade tool tells me I need to have 20GB free, which simply cannot be done. It also doesn't give me the option to upgrade via external storage. Are there any solutions, or a step-by-step guide on how to get out of this? I knew going in that I'd have limited space, but I'd heard that Windows 10 manages the OS footprint better, and yet here I am unable to even get it despite there being a sticker on the box and a booklet explaining how to upgrade. I guess no one at Acer really thought this through.  EDIT: I'm also now noticing that what precious little space I have left seems to be dropping rapidly for no reason. I'm now down to 10GB free despite not doing anything besides turning it on a couple times. What is happening? 

A:R3-131T: Impossible to upgrade to Windows 10

Acer recommends loading BIOS version 1.06 or later prior to upgrading to Windows 10. After upgrading BIOS, connect a USB flash drive, external hard drive, or SD card with enough free space to install the update. The drive you connect must be 8 GB or larger (16 GB is recommended). You will need to keep this drive available if you want to use the go back feature in Windows 10 to return to your original operating system. Some models like the Aspire R3-131T  do not support using an SD card to install the update. You will need to use a USB flash drive when installing the Windows 10 update on these models.

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Hi to everybody,for one my customer I have bought 2 notebook V320. I have to put this two notebook under windows domain controller and for this reason I need that the operating system is Windows 10 Pro. The notebooks come with Windows 10 Home and I start to try to change serial number to upgrade the O.S. to Windows 10 Pro. Today is the end of secondth days that I spend to do this without success :-( :-( :-( I have just understoode that the serial number of the windows is stored in the bios and I cannot change it !!! Even if I start installation from dvd with full versions of windows 10 the notebook choose alone the home edition and set automatically the product key without ask me nothing !!! Someone can help me ? I don't have money to buy another two notebook with windows 10 pro for my customer... Thanks in advance for your help...Stefano   

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I have a LENOVO G50-45 and i want upgrade it with an Intel 8265 wifi card!But if a card is not in "whitelist" bios will not boot my laptop!i want a modded bios without these limitations and more optons enabled as cpu-multiplier!

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Hi all, 
Just upgraded my standard 1366 x 768 to a 1920 x 1080 touchscreen.
The Latitude E5540 with i5-4200 can not be changed into 1920 1080 mode.
The touch action is working
BIOS states native resolution 1366 x 768 after screen upgrade
Bios is upgraded to latest version
Does the motherboard not accept this screen?

A:SCREEN UPGRADE 1366 x 768 to 1920 x 1080 touchscreen for Latitude E5540 impossible?

Moggy,The resolutions for the system are HD 1366 x 768 HD+ 1600x900 

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ok so i had just got one of my old laptops to work again and i was very happy. Then one of my sisters wanted to use it so i let her use it. I got it back, but when it was returned it had two viruses on it. One was Windows police pro and the other was Protection System. I am sure i got rid of Police pro but i cant get rid of protection system. I tried to download Malware and Combo Fix ,but everytime i go to launch a program it brings up some command prompt thing saying C\\Windows\system32\desote. It is beinging to frustrate me and i dont know what to do. Please someone help D: [(Note for all)(i started firefox by right clicking and using the run as command)]

A:Impossible to fix?

Hi TunaFishyFish and to Bleeping Computer!Please note: ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.ROOTREPEAL-------------We need to check for rootkits with RootRepealDownload RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.Zip Mirrors (Recommended)
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorRar Mirrors - Only if you know what a RAR is and can extract it.
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorExtract RootRepeal.exe from the archive.Open on your desktop.Click the tab.Click the button.Check all seven boxes: Push OkCheck the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.Once the scan completes, push the button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.

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I have installed on my computer a new PC only version of Windows 8. I've not purchased a new PC for about 8 years so its impossible it came with the computer, I built the computer myself.

I remember I brought an upgrade copy of Win8 in error, I got it from PC world. I still have those disk but now I also have this new PC version. I remember going back to PC to tell them I brought it in error I also remember calling the MS helpline.

Can anyone make sense of this? How did this copy come to be working on this computer?

I'm currently wanting to do a clean install but I can't because I can't workout what happened in the past

HELP

Cheers
 

A:How is this even impossible?

Sounds like you may have an OEM System Builder versions of Windows 8. It is intended to be installed by someone or a company building a new computer that is to be resold. That particular version includes a personal use license which allows anyone to buy an OEM System Builder copy of the software and install it on a (new or old) PC that is intended for personal use. It should have come with an installation key.

Here is some more information on the ZDnet web site.

http://www.zdnet.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-your-windows-8-1-upgrade-options-7000021554/
http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-radically-overhauls-license-agreements-for-windows-8-7000002866/
 

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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I'll start my request with a copy of my original question posted elsewhere on this site, where I was then referred here.

Is this impossible?

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,

Likekinds


Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Read the Red sticky at the top first
IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem
__________________

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A:Is This Impossible #2

It appears as though you stopped at Step 2

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.

Note:

DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts


If the following message from DSS appears, please click on "Yes" to allow it to download HijackThis, if you don't already have it.



Allow DSS through your firewall to download HijackThis by clicking "OK"




DSS has installed HijackThis, and placed a shortcut on your desktop. Click "OK" to allow the scan to continue.




.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.tx... Read more

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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Hey guys it's me again with my annoying and those that seem to be impossible-to-fix-problems.

Well 3 months ago i bought an AMD 5600+ Dual Core and i had lots of problems since then, believing it was defective, i wrote to AMD support and requested an RMA. My replacement arrived today. It fixed LOTS of random crashes and my computer was able to boot up properly with both rams placed on in dual channel. I went to play on Soulstorm, it crashed, sometimes half way through a game or sometimes about 5 minutes into the game. I went on another game which is Company of Heroes, it crashed too.

The only reason i tested these 2 games was because they crashed most of the times when i had the defective processor.I thought it was the RAM but i thought it wouldn't make any sense because while waiting for my replacement to arrive, i put in my old AMD Athlon 3500+ and it worked fine with EVERY SINGLE games so it couldn't be the RAM and it can't be the replacement either. Not knowing what else to do, i took one stick of ram out, and guess what? It worked like a charm ! I really have no idea what's going on inside but if anyone had been through this or anyone who knows how to fix please help and....ermm if it works you'll be able to rest assured that a person on earth is grateful and just wants to kill you with hugs XD

BTW this is my spec:
Abit AN52
OCZ PC26400 platinum edition
Radeon Sapphire 1950x Pro
AMD 5600+ Dual Core
Arctic Cooler 64 Pro
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A:Impossible! I need some serious help

Have you switched the ram modules around to see if it is stable with either one installed?
 

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I have a folder in my external terabyte that appeared some time ago. I can not delete it with any software. I tried to delete with DOS and it says all the same. The problem is that it will not let me downgrade it to a write-able format. It seems to be locked in READ ONLY status. I have attempted to take ownership of the drive and the files, but I can not get rid of it. When I first noticed it, it was random letters. When I tried to delete the file it turned into many many "Z's". When I ran the DOS delete protocol it changed into 6 "Z's"; with in that folder is a empty folder called "Update". Since then I have not been able to do anything about it. I don't know what to do. I even downloaded a program called Delete on Boot, and still no success. I have been coming here for about a year when I caught the Rogue Internet Security 2010. It was since then, 12/30/09 the day that i reformatted to yield to the virus's victory that the file first appeared in the external hard drive. I am wits end and I know someone out there can help me. Please tell me what to do. I was told that it was very complex and destructive hack file. Am I infected again?

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I have five computer equipped whit Win 2000 french edition. And some Win 2000 dont want to load the profil of the user ??? It take 2 or 3 reboot after it works ??? Whath I do wrong during the installation ??? The user are not defind on the machine but on the domaine ...help !!! Sorry for my english
 

A:Win 2k bug ????? Impossible =)))

Greetings

What errors are you getting? What happens when a user logs on? Are the profiles on the server or are they all on the local machine?

Cheers
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Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...
 

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In Outlook 98, if you permanently delete messages from your deleted folder, how can you get that data back? I know it can be done because our former IT person used to do it. Our back-up pst file does not have the lost data either. Is there help out there?
 

A:Is this impossible?

I have heard that on the Microsoft website they have the info for this.
Sorry that I don't have the time now to find it for you.
 

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Hi! I'm new here -- noticed that a few people had the same problem I'm having with IE Pop-Ups, so I thought I'd look for some help. Spyware scans and pop-up stoppers couldn't cut it and my virus scanner finds nothing wrong.

Though I can only check back here every now and then, and not on the weekends (I apologize in advanced for slow replies), I was hoping that someone might have some ideas on where to go to fix this!

Thanks for your time!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:58:20 AM, on 6/16/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BELARC\BELMON~1\BANTMonitorSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LckFldService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\thiselt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFREE.EXE
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A:Impossible IE Pop-Ups!

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,

Likekinds

A:Is this impossible?

Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Read the Red sticky at the top first
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!
 

A:Please Help-log On Impossible!

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!
 

A:Please Help Me...log On Impossible!

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Ok XP PRO...but I ain't no pro and my grammar sucks!

I was messing with the file associations...

Now I can't open folders in the same window anymore.
Nor can I delete the associations I had made.

My Computer -> C: -> same tree

after that

XYZ folder and its subs all open independently

DESPITE FOLDER OPTIONS BEING RESET AND RECONFIGURED!

Is there any way to fix this? Other than a reinstall?
 

A:Maybe impossible to help me...

If you have a recent restore point you can go that route and restore your computer to a point before you changed this.Any other programs or settings will revert back to that time.
 

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There are some files on my flash drive that are no longer visible, i know they werent deleted because the data still shows up in the properties...I tried allowing it to to show hidden and system files in folder options, nothin. i even tried running a command to show hidden files to no avail...please help

xp asus notebook and vista acer desktop, same thing on both... i also tried a file recovery program and all it would come up with is previously deleted files

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Hello guys,
I have a very frustrating problem and i really can't imagine any way to solve it without help. The problem is quite simple to explain : I simply can't downlaod anything "big".
let's check details. I have two browsers, Ie and Firefox. I ve been using firefox for years but i recently bought a new comp, and Ie came along with vista.
Whenever i try to download a "big file" with firefox, let's say a game's patch, i recieve an error message after 2-3 minutes saying that the dowlaod will stop because the source file will not be read.
if i try with Ie after about the same amount of time i got an error message saying that the time allocated to the operation has been...

As you imagine this is already frustrating enough in itself, but today i discovered that the problem had somehow extended to streaming, i cannot load any file completely...

my config is brand new from A to Z, so i really don't know where to look for.

Any Idea ?

Thanks
 

A:Impossible to download anything

Does your Internet keep dropping (Are you on wireless or something?).

Your topic suggests you can't download "anything", yet below you say you have trouble downloading "anything big". I'm assuming you can download small files?

You could always try using a download manager rather than using your browser to download the files. Search the forums for a thread on download managers if you want to find out more.

Leechget is what i use at present.

Regards,

Nnahrino
 

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I've been trying for quite sometime now to install Window's most recent update patches - 11 of them, starting with KB921598 (Office 2003 security update).
It always fails, however, no matter what I do: it will not update neither when turning off computer (normal way) or when I try to do it in a customized way, selecting manually.
Ideas?
Strabo

A:impossible to update XP

Try running Dial-a-fix:http://wiki.djlizard.net/Dial-a-fix#Standard_version

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I have recently' down loaded "avria free" as my security it seemed to read well as results! I am possibly answering my own question , was with Microsoft essentials! I just have a feeling it is not my latest big download causing my problems! Please take into account as many say I am very "Novice like" must cut to the chase as you must have to "speed read" My Pc windows - 7 - 64 bit! takes chunks out of hours to respond to my browsers! Default F/F plus G/ Chrome & IE & palemoon! just read about palemoon somewhere & downloaded it ages ago!! do not know if that is obscure! also I notice on "opening" getting audio that sorta represents itself for ages going'' scuse this! it goes DUM DUM? DUM DUM? I know what sprang to your mind & I agree!! It is just the notchiness as well! or "clunkyness"  & then F/F may go unresponsive & the rest of my browsers! would or could you be kind enough to help me please! I also run M.B.A.M & Super anti spyware & often update & run also CC cleaner! bit o a mess at the moment! 
                                                                               Cheers Yony

A:Pc has gone "clunky& near impossible"

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click ... Read more

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I tried - unsuccessfully - to boot my new Pavilion x360  with USB pen drive with Ubuntu Live but the pc always starts Windows 10, even ignoring changes of boot priority in bios. Why not ? Please can you help me teaching me the correct actions and steps? Thanks in advance.

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Hello people, I came to this forum in rage. This is so weird i can't help but scratch my head and watch in awe. Here's the deal:

Like most people here i have some sort of an internet black-out problem. My event log is full of error's considering DHCP unavailability and other connection problems. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. I reinstalled windows 7 Ultimate x64 two times, formated the disks 3 times each installation JUST in case, and when i start surfing on an absolutely CLEAN install the connection error pops up. Event Viewer says that the computer tries to connect to a dns server but apparently is timed out. I started safe mode with networking, and there was no problem. How the hell is this possible? Safe Mode with Net is no probs, clean instal,even with no drivers gives cutts me off the net! The other weird thing is that when this happens, i can't acces the Network and Sharing center,or anything that lists my adaptor! I can't even shut down the computer cuz it freezes during the shutdown process. From my research it appears that it's still hailing in hope to recieve an IP from the DHCP server. So i tried many method's i found in similar posts around the forums.Here's the list of things i did:

After seeing that safe mode runs internet with no problem (or maybe it didn't, i ran in safe mode for about 30-40 minutes,so i'm not 100% positive),while the clean install doesn't, i though it was because of the drivers.Updated them with the newest ones.There was no pro... Read more

A:This is so screwed it's impossible!

Just scanning, not reading but checking the ipconfig.....
Check your nic drivers....
and
Have you tried to set a dynamic ip on the win 7 machine?

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This is going to be a long post. I'll start from the beginning.

Windows 7 (64 bit premium) came to my door today. I put it in my disc, logged on to my windows xp account. A pop up came up saying, "close any programs still on xp". So i googled how to do that, and it said to wipe my fdisk. I opened the console and did so, but that it didn't know if it was an external or internal command. So i googled another way to do it, and it get compmgmt.msc as a command to enter into my start>run thingy. I do that, and i go to disk management. Then i went to format, and hit the start button (not on the bottom of the screen, the little pop up window from format). Then it tells me i need to go to safe mode. I did, and went to the command prompt safe mode. I typed in fdisk, but got the same message as before. I hit restart, and went into regular safe mode. The other places i read about said to do it in administrator. The administrator had never been there before, and had just popped up. I hit enter on the password to see if it would go, but it wouldnt. so i hit restart, but this time windows 7 started up instead. Then i got stuck and froze my computer, so i restarted again. Then this message popped up before i get to the loading screen:

windows could not start becasue the following file is missing or corrupt: <windows root>\system\hal.dll.
please reinstall the above file.
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A:impossible to get from windows xp to 7

You can't start setup from Windows. And you can't format the drive from which you are running Windows, any more than you can dig a hole in the ground you are standing on. You need to boot from the DVD and then remove the partitions when you have the option. After that, just follow the prompts.

There is no "fdisk" in Windows since around 10 years ago and it shouldn't be used on modern systems. Partitioning and formatting are part of setup. There are no messages from Windows 7 setup that mention fdisk, ever.
 

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download problems
can't download anything red message comes up (whatever I was downloading) contains a virus and was deleted (EVERYTIME) ran and updated zone alarm and spybot but no effect any thoughts? cannot download anything so can't post any of the reqired logs
 

A:download impossible

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OK..

I have a folder/file deleting problem..
On an XP/sp2 NTFS system.
My error states...cannot delete file: cannot read from source file or disk
This problem occurs when I try to delete a folder.

If i try deleting the folder that contains the problem folder i get this..
cannot delete Contains Profanity Fake-NAME : cannot find specified file.
(note: thats not the real name)



How this file happend to get on my cpu...
I just bought a new HD and I was copying all of my songs from my iPod. I was using a nifty little tool to back up (and organize) a couple thousand mp3s on my new HD. The transfer process was halted when windows encountered an invalid file name error. I think the file contained a ":".




I have tried...
safe mode method.
cmd-manual deleting method.
MoveOnBoot method.
I have even done all of those methods with the HD booted as a slave.

NO LUCK

any suggestions plz reply.

A:Ive Tried. Impossible to Delete!

Here is a simple procedure

Sometimes you want to delete a file but when you do so an error message pops and tells you it cannot be done. Do successfully delete such a file do the following:

Open a Command Prompt window and leave it open.

Close all open programs.

You now need to close EXPLORER.EXE. The proper way to shutdown Explorer is to raise the "Shut Down Windows" dialog (select "Shut Down..." from the start menu), hold down CTRL+SHIFT+ALT and press the CANCEL button. Explorer will exit cleanly.

Note: The <CTRL+SHIFT+ALT> at the 'Shut Down Windows' dialog method of closing Explorer is built into Explorer. (It was specifically designed so that developers writing Shell Extensions could get Explorer to release their Shell Extension DLLs while debugging them).

Go back to the Command Prompt window and change to the directory where the undeletable file is located in. At the command prompt type DEL <filename> where <filename> is the file you wish to delete.

Go back to Task Manager, click File, New Task and enter EXPLORER.EXE to restart the GUI shell.

Close Task Manager.

or

(Tip modification submitted by James R. Twine who has a great utility called Delete FXP Files that can help you delete files and folders that simply won't go away).

http://www.jrtwine.com/Products/DelF...lesInstall.zip

click here to download it

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Hello,

My windows xp home edition wont open!
Ive tried using a win 98 boot disk - no good.
I have a message telling me that a SMART failure on the hd is about to happen.
Ive tried to open a (downloaded) xp reinstallation cd (4mb) at the prompt and it wont open.

How do i get in?

Many thanks
Tom

PS Remember i am a stupid layperson
 

A:Impossible Situation

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I've been trying out various clipboard replacements/boosters, but so far have not been able to find something that will let me copy from various dialogs and program windows. Is there a "Universal" copy tool that will let me copy from Event logs, command windows, and program interfaces to paste elsewhere? Free or commercial-I'm interested.
 

A:Copy the impossible?

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I have an HP dv2000 laptop. I am trying to get the built-in webcam to record properly and I can't figure it out.

When I use the HP software for the camera that came with the computer, 10 seconds of recording is over 100 megabytes...and the quality is amazingly terrible.

I've tried for 1 year to figure out why the camera is like this, and I've had no luck. I've looked at all options, settings, etc, and there are none to change this.

Why is the HP cam like this? I've had the computer for a year and I am not even able to put a simple video on youtube!

Does anyone know why HP built-in webcams record 10 seconds using 100 megabytes?
 

A:Impossible HP webcam?

Try this non-Hp webcam driver: http://mboffin.com/stuff/Webcam_Chicony_Driver_5.7.28.400.zip

If it still causes issues go back and re-install the newest HP driver

Please let me know the outcome
 

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I have a Speedtouch Modem and a Belkin Wireless Router. I get an average speed, although it has dropped lately.

I bought a Belkin 'N' Wireless Router+Modem. It would not make a connection to my ISP.
I have spent HOURS [Literally] on the phone with Belkin Techs and my ISP.
Changed settings - patched etc etc etc.
Belikin replaced the Router+Modem with an N+. SAME RESULT AS ABOVE.

A retailer lent me a NetGear G Router+Modem - SAME RESULT AS ABOVE.

Today a telephone engineer came and checked my line for faults. FINE. A1.

Now, my Speedtouch with Router WORKS.

So...EVERYONE says it's impossible that the others DO NOT work.

I'm told that if you simply plug a modem into any phone point with ASDL- you will get an ASDL light. I don't with the new stuff.

My friend does.

What I'm experiencing is impossible - but is it ?

The men in white coats will soon be here. Help.
 

A:Impossible - but true.

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Hello, I have an application that needs port 1176 open for others to connect to me (I'm pretty sure thats how it works)

I have a D-link DI-524 and have followed the portforward website perfectly but, still no luck.
Nobody can connect to my server, my server isn't even detecting other people trying to connect to it.

I used www.canyouseeme.org and I get
Error: I could not see your service on *ip adress* on port (1176)
Reason: Connection refused

This is happened to me many times for as long as I can remember, only some times it will actually let me port forward certain things. Can anyone share some information to get me on the right track and possibly fix this problem?

Thanks.
 

A:Portforwarding Impossible

Do you have any firewall installed on your server? (I presumed you do) Try to open that port in your firewall.
 

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Hey Hey - Happy Holidays all!!

Got a machine running XP Home SP1 and it started having strange IE problems, like not displaying backgrounds on some sites [they were mostly php Nuke sites]; then it started crashing all the time when going to Windows Update site. Then started crashing all the time unpredictably and couldn't find a pattern.

No virus [Norton clean], no spyware or adware [Webroot SpySweeper clean]
Tried reinstalling XP but to no avail
Tried to install SP2 in hopes that it would over write problems, BUT it WILL NOT install - - goes for a while and then just stops - - no messages, nothing, just stops install - attempted it 4 times and got a partial install is all; had to uninstall that.

Any ideas? Please!!

Thanks all and have happy, healthy holidays

Ron
 

A:IE impossible to solve? What else can I try?

I don't have XP so I have no first hand knowledge of it. However, you will find links to articles about failed SP2 installs in this list;http://www.scotsnewsletter.com/best_of/xpsp2links.htm

As for your original IE problem, I wonder if you can still try to 'repair' IE like you could in the older OS's?. To do it, you went to Add/Remove, selected IE to uninstall, and then were given the option to repair it.

Assuming that is still possible in XP, I am not saying it will help your problem because I just don't know.
 

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This is probably not the right place to ask, but does anyone know of a simple way of saving to a file in My Documents (for later burning) a piece of music that's playing on my computer from a CD in the drive or something downloaded from the net?

Ideally I'm looking to have a software icon in my taskbar which I can click to start recording something I'm listening to on my computer.

I would really appreciate any help with this.

A:The Impossible Dream? Is It?

There are applications that can do this. One that I know of is Virtual Audio Cable. I've used it and it works well, but it cost's $30.A free alternative may be the LineIn Plugin for WinAmp, though I've never tried it.Please note that using such applications for copyright infringement is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (in the USA) and/or equivalent national laws outside the USA.

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i think i might need to change internet providers from cox since i cannot change this ip, which i need to do for business. my current ip has been there for months and refuses to change no matte what. i have turned off and on a million times, did ipconfig/release, etc a million times too. the current ip is hanging on for dear life. i have also talked to cox at least half a dozen times with no luck. they say my computer is set to hang on to this ip and keeps resetting it. anyone have any suggestions on what to do before i switch carriers? thanks
i have a sony vaio and it uses windows xp
 

A:impossible to change ip

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What would it take to hook up my laptop keyboard (laptop not included) to a desktop pc?
 

A:too dumb to know its impossible

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Hey guys,
I've got a really weird issue and and to be honest am running out of ideas. I was infected with the claro malware this past week which was easy enough to clear up and is completely gone. I noticed this past day that Im pulling a wrong network configuration:
Host IP - 69.219.34.456 (not actual) on my laptop
DHCP server -10.246.224.1
Default Gateway - 69.204.80.1
My DNS servers are correct, my usual scope is 192.168.0.x and gateway of 192.168.0.1.
I can access the internet like usual without issue but can't rdp to any LAN pc's (obviously because of the subnet)
I did a netsh int ip reset command without any success and am kind of at a loss of what to do.
The claro maleware may have nothing to do with it but since it has to do with network settings I figured it was definitely a possibility but it is definitely 100% gone, all of my network settings should be reset to default, I definitely do not have any rogue DHCP servers on my network even though with the default gateway being wrong and still having access to the internet I don't see how that could be it anyway. If any one has any ideas I would be extremely grateful.

Thank You
Tyler
 

A:Impossible NetworkConfiguration

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I had an email saved in unsent drafts and accidentally discarded it, how do i get it back?

Thank you
 

A:Gmail help with the impossible

Outside of calling them, there is no way. Sorry.
 

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I cannot boot in either safe or normal mode. When attempting to boot in safe mode, the drivers will load, I wait, the screen goes black & I get the words "safe Mode" in all 4 corners, the cursor moves, but nothing else. Sometimes I simply get a blue screen with a moveable curor. When running a diagnostic I get "boot manager is corrupt or missing". I cannot run system restore. I have the Vista 64 recovery disks from HP , but the computer will not boot from them (the choice to boot from the cd never appears); however, the computer will run the Vista 64 recovery disk I got from the internet, but it cannot find an operating system to repair. I have one 200gb hard drive, however when I run chkdsk, it calls the drive X & says there is only 3 gb there. One more thing, while booting I noticed the opportunity to go into the raid utility by pushing crtl N. I never put raid on my computer & there is no evidence of it in the boot consol. The computer is an HP Pavilion with an AMD Quad core processor runing windows 64, 6gb of ram, 200 gb hard drive. Of course I do not want to do a clean install of windows because I have a great deal on my HD I do not want to loose. Thank you in advance for your help!!

A:Boot Impossible

..... however, the computer will run the Vista 64 recovery disk I got from the internet,....Have you considered using Knoppix Live CD (Linux) to try to rescue the important stuff to external storage media in the meantime?Here's a link to a guide on how to do so. The version of Knoppix may have changed but the same principles apply:http://www.shockfamily.net/cedric/knoppix/Hope this is of some help?

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I have a Gateway Laptop that is 5 years old. I rarely use it, but like to be able to use it outside or in bed when I'm bedridden (disabled). For 3 months now I cannot got on line with it. My desktop works fine, which is connected to a wireless Netgear router from BrightHouse (roadrunner). They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens. I can't get on line with a message that I have limmited or no connectivity. It seems to have something to do with loosing my network key and IP address. Since this is from Bright House I assumed they could fix it. I even paid $170 to a tech support team who got it up and running only to loose the connection again a few hours later. There must be a solution for this problem, I just can't find anyone who can fix it. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your time.

A:Problem seems impossible to fix?

<<They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens.>>

Have you asked...what the problem was...when you paid to have it serviced?

Louis

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