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Q: deleted upperfilters now nothing works!

Hi...I have an acer laptop. I was having a problem with my cd rom not working so I went to the microsoft windows site and followed the regedit steps to delete the upperfilters. I think I deleted too many because now my mouse and my keyboard is not working at all. I get a small box that pops up everything I turn my pc on that is labeled

eRAgent
An invalid argument was encountered
​I can't find the disc that came with the computer but it wouldn't really matter because the cd rom doesn't work. I pressed F8 while it was turning on and I selected that restore to last known working or whatever and that did nothing. I pressed F8 again and selected reboot. That did nothing as well. I really do not want my whole computer because my most important thing on my computer is all of my pictures. If I loose them I don't have a copy any where else. (I know stupid mistake!) Please help!! Thank you!​

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Preferred Solution: deleted upperfilters now nothing works!

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: deleted upperfilters now nothing works!

if i understand this correctly u were in the registry and deleted things u shouldnt have?if thats the case u are lucky the computer is working at all.your cd drive isnt working either?u are going to either have to get a new drive or reinstall the operating system so that the driver for it is reinstalled.if its the drive itself that doesnt work anymore no cd is going to work to reinstall anything.to get your pictures u are going to have to have someone recover them for u by taking the hard drive out and going from there.i hope this helps u.

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In a recent and successful solution to a drive install problem I was instructed to delete the LowerFilters in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E967-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
I have also seen the deletion of UpperFilters and LowerFilters as a solution to many other drive installation problems.
So:
1) What are they?
2) What does deleting them accomplish?
3) If they can be deleted, why are they there in the first place?
4) Is there a down side to deleting them?

Thanks,
Dave
 

A:What are UpperFilters and LowerFilters?

They determine where the drivers load as far as I know.

Without them I can only assume Windows uses defaults, which is appropriate apparently.

Hence deletion is OK?
 

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After upgrading to Windows 7 Home Premium from Vista Home Premium on Acer 5810TZ my DVDRW drive disappeared. Acer tech support told me to delete these registry values and it would fix the problem. It did not. The only way to bring it back is to enter bios (F2) on startup and load default settings. EVERY TIME. Tech support told me that I would have to do a full restore to reset things. I just upgraded and installed everything I need over the last 24 hours and would like to know if anyone knows what the default values should be for these registry keys so I can manually put them back in.


Also. Since the upgrade my computer will not shut itself down via the 'shut down' or 'restart' options. I have to hold down the button. Any suggestions as to how to fix this issue?

Thanks

A:UpperFilters and LowerFilters default values

Hi, well if you use device manager and uninstall the cd rom device (optical drive) then restart will rewrite the relevant registry entries (there are NO defaults). I take it you ran the "upgrade install" to 7 you would be much better off if you backed up your data reformatted the HDD and did a clean install of 7 this is perfectly legal from a fully licenced previous version (ie Vista home premium), this is what I would do you will only have more problems down the track and have to do this then ...so do it now.

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I had works companion 95 that came with my puter I borrowed a disk and up-graded to 7.0 but had to give disk back. when i went to use works i could not have access to the clipart. so i went to add/remove program and removed 7.0 which removed my works companion 95 altogether is there any way to recover it without my disc?
 

A:deleted works companion

No. You need to reinstall it. "Borrowing" a disk is illegal.
 

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Help ! I thought I knew what I was doing, but deleted Microsoft works.
I have a Dell 2006 XP.
Thanks.
 

A:deleted hardware microsoft works

Do you still have the works CD?
 

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A CHKDSK ran and a large amount of dll files got deleted and now when windows logs on I get black screen and explorer won't run because of a missing dll file and task manager complains about he same file being missing. Safe moee is more or the same. Basically i have a cursor that does nothing. I can open command prompt though if that helps at all. I'd like o avoid losing riles if possible. Thanks.

A:CHKDSK deleted so many dll diles that nothing works

Open command prompt in administrator mode and use sfc /scannow command as per this tutorial to start with SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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I recently deleted the contents of C:\Window\winsxs\pending.xml (don't ask)and now find that not only can I not access the internet but access to control panel and so many other links like Network, Computer, etc are no longer possible. I keep getting 'This application has failed to start because urlmon.dll was not found....problem'.
My search online lists a number of remedies but the main recommendation involves downloading urlmon but this requires internet.
At the moment I can only access word and excel documents.
Please help

A:Deleted window file- now nothing works

Download it on another machine and then transfer it to your troubled one. Another idea is run sfc /scannow from safemode. 

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When trying to Download or Open some PDFs from URLs we are getting "xxxx.pdf might have been moved or deleted" as follows:

If you choose Retry, the PDF then successfully opens.
This happens on some sites where the PDF is forced to open using the Viewer, and doesn't open in a separate Tab in IE.
This has only occurred since upgrading from IE9 to IE11 (running Windows 7).  Have tried changing IE11 to compatibility mode, using different PDF viewers (Acrobat 11 and Foxit), Using Windows 8.1 Client with IE11, and none of these has fixed the problem.
Once the download succeeds it generally succeeds on follow-up attempts as it is in the Clients Cache.
We have identified that the only way to workaround this is to bypass our Proxy server (which has been also updated, unsuccessfully to fix this very problem).  This is not a viable option and googling this very error reveals a similar unresolved result.
Using process explorer shows that the PDF is placed into the clients PC as a xxxx.partial download, and upon renaming it to xxxx.PDF, it opens successfully.  This appears that the download merely fails to validate the download properly, but I cannot
expect users to perform this step.

A:PDF might have been moved or deleted on some PDFs, retry works

Hi Stephen,
do you have a reproduction URL?
If it is an internal/intranet site, make sure you are using response.close() and not response.flush in your server code behind.

Tools>Manage Addons>Show All Addons..... make sure the Adobe PDF link helper BHO has been disabled/removed if you are using the latest Adobe's PDF ActiveX control.
http://telerik.com/fiddler to install the latest version of Fiddler to inspect the response body and headers.
Regards.Rob^_^

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I have a HP Pavilion 543x with a cd writer, I also have roadrunner but it is not running as fast as it should, and when i'm not on the net my computer is slow. Also I have a lot of hotflix that I can't delete without causing problems. And last I accidentally deleted MS works, if there is anyway I can get it back then i'm all ears, or do I have to buy another and where can I get it for the lowest price? PLEASE HELP!!!
 

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I locked my computer today and when the screen came up to log back on, an old user name was in first box. I typed in old password for the account and logged on. Tried again and found i can log on, with that password on both accounts. Even though one account is Non-existant...
 

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Hello,

When one follows the instructions in Microsoft kb924457 (a workaround for a Works 'Entry Point Error') and runs the Works Clean Up Utility followed by the Windows Installer Clean Up Utility, all works files located in Program Files are completely wiped out!! When I upgraded from Works 4.0 to 8.0 I kept all works files in Program Files instead of moving them to My Documents.

The utility(s) wiped out 10 years of works personal data files.

I have tried a variety of recovery programs that all recover about the same but none will recover these files (this was a really thorough utility), .wdb, .wks and .wps files.

I contacted Microsoft and all they did was search C: drive, including temp and hidden, folders via live assist. They would not recommend any third party recovery programs.

Are there any recovery programs that you would recommend that would do the trick? I am dumbfounded at how these various recovery programs I have been using have found deleted files from up to a year ago but not these works files.

Thanks
 

A:Works Clean Up/Windows Installer Cleanup Deleted Program Files

Have you tried these?
http://www.pcinspector.de/file_recovery/uk/welcome.htm

Brian Kato's Restoration from: http://www.snapfiles.com/get/restoration.html

Good luck ..
Richard
 

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I have three internal hard drive
C: (Windows 7 x64 & Software)
E: (only photoshop picture)
F: (only music, video, company files based on my years of work)

Since the time I install windows 7,
There was always problem when saving or trying to delete a file.
Like photoshop was saying to me 'can't save the file because of admisnistrator permission'. So i needed to recreate a new files each time.

I tried on hard drive E: folder to right click and remove the 'read only' case and that have helped for the photoshop saving problem.

but all the other mini bug that tell me : can't save file because of admisnistrator permission, kept going...
So i search on google how to become the administrator and have total control over my files. this is the website I follow instruction from :
How to Get Full Administrator Rights in Windows 7 | Web Talk

But I removed some user names in the permission and do not know how to add them or resolve this problem.

Now i can't completely access my E: drive AT ALL, neither C: drive at all
It write : E:/ Is not accessible Access is denied

Here is a picture of my screen and what I see :
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s121/sebdj2/kkk.jpg
Did I lost years of works or just can't access it ??
How do I access it??

A:Hard disk - Admistrator, permission problem??? YEARS OF WORKS DELETED?

Sounds like it would be worth the price of this program:

O&O Software - O&O DiskRecovery 6 Hard Disk Recovery Software

I used it to recover a lot of GBs of video on a defective drive, and was very happy with it.

EDIT: Rereading, I'm not certain that this would solve the permissions problem or not, so wait for someone else to chime in, before shelling out any money.

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How can I change Outlook so that all my deleted files are deleted rather than being sent into the "Deleted" folder?

There must be a way?

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i assume. just some temp file folder in my vista stsyem now when i clear the cache and all the histroy and reload it reloads images(im designing a website) that ive fixed(it reloads th images that i had to fix)
 

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Hi,

Whilst removing a virus I have somehow managed to delete office 2003 with my outlook with all of my work emails on !!!

I have tried a system restore but it wont let me do it and comes up with %systemroot%\registration then ComPlusStaging

I could just reinstall office but I dont have all of my emails backed up on a pst file

Thanks

Steve

A:Need to recover deleted office 2003, deleted in error

Hello Steve, welcome to Seven Forums.

I would try reinstalling, just in case you did not actually remove the pst file.

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Outlook 2003 and Exchange 2007. For one and only one user his deleted items are deleted after 7 days. There are no rules, auto-archive is not enabled, no view filters. I can not figure this out. I deleted and re-created his Outlook profle to no avail. Any ideas?
 

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Hello
My lenovo laptop b575e keyboard dont works, it works only in bios and linux systems. External usb keyboard works well in all places. In the past i  have worked on all versions of windows and several linuxes, and keyboard working well from windowsXP
trough Windows10. I see this problem after last windows10 threshold update.
I have tried to reinstall system with complete hd format, but keyboard dont works.

In bios keyboard working well, when i run from HirensBoot disc   on from  cdBootable miniLinux keyboard works, but when i run mini windows xp from this bootable cd keyboard stops his work.


I have tried to uninstall hd from motherboard, and have changed ram but dont works too.
can anybody help me?

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I did not suspect that this was a virus.  But while Google-ing for a solution I came across a post here that resoved the issue. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/511425/virus-scan-failed-in-chrome/
 
Based on Chrome support forums suggestions:
1. Even though IE and FireFox can download files I have tried to disable the scanning of download.  via a registry change under MS\policy key.
2. Disable Anti-virus
3. Renaming AVG8.dlls and rebooting.
4. Running Malware AntiBytes
5. Uninstalling and reinstalling Chrome.
 
My futile attempts to clean the machine:
1. I have tried to disable any toolbars (AVGSafeSearch)
2. Uninstall all AntiVirus appliactions.  I found traces of AVG8, AVG9, Advast, and AVG2104.
3. When that failed I loaded MS Security Essentials
4.  Check for multiple firewalls running
5. Installed new copies of IE and Chrome
6. Ran windows update, just to be up to date.
7. Ran SFC /Scannow
8. Ran SuperAntiSpyware
9. Ran Spybot S&D
10. Ran TDSSLiller
11. Ran HitManPro 3.7
 
The registry has strange random numeric entries that I believe came from a virus.  I am in over my head and need the help of a professional volunteer.
 
 
DDS.log:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16561  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.51.2
Run by Severe Family at 23:34:37 on 2014-07-17
.
============== Running Processes ================
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
c:\Prog... Read more

A:Chrome reports Virus Scan Failed on all downloads, IE works FireFox Works

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Hi there,
 
I have had this error for about 1 week after I installed/uninstalled several VPN services.  
I have "internet access"  on both Local Area Connection and WIFI but, none of my browsers are
displaying a webpage.  Skype works, TOR works (I am using TOR's default 127.0.0.1:9050 proxy
settings to get online with Chrome).  On Chromes start page it even shows my name as logged into
GMAIL! (before I switched to the TOR proxy settings.)
 
Here is what I have tried 
 
Flushing the DNS
release/renew ip
reset winsock
disabled/re-enabled both adapters
Unistalled/reinstalled both network adapters
shutoff the firewall
booted into safemode
removed my antivirus
 
Ran a few scripts
 
lspfix
winsock repair
windows repair (all-in-one) tweaknow
mini toolbox
 
Run MBAM scan
and MSE scan
 
Reset IE to default.
Cleared proxy setings.
Re-installed the adapter client, service and protocols,
 
This is driving me nuts! Its got to be something easy that I am missing!
 
Any help would be appreciated!
 
 
MINITOOLBOX did these modifications:  http://pastebin.com/7haze1gv
also attached as txt file.

A:Can't display Webpage-Internet Access-Skype works,TOR works, GMAIL signs in!

Also the DNS has been set to Google DNS-servers.
8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4
Error: (07/14/2013 05:16:31 PM) (Source: PostgreSQL) (User: )
Description: FATAL:  could not create any TCP/IP sockets
 

Error: (07/14/2013 09:34:57 PM) (Source: cdrom) (User: )
Description: The device, \Device\CdRom0, has a bad block.
 
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What you can try is to check with Google Chrome Portable (http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/google_chrome_portable) if you have internet with it. 
 

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I did not suspect that this was a virus.  But while Google-ing for a solution I came across a post here that resolved the issue. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/511425/virus-scan-failed-in-chrome/
 
Nasdaq in thread http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/541399/chrome-reports-virus-scan-failed-on-all-downloads-ie-works-firefox-works helped me remove all the viruses and malware, but I still can’t download with Chrome with the virus scanning turned on.  Nasdaq also believes that there is a problem with ‘Security Center” because FSS.exe run as Administrator cannot report on multiple security features.  The last FSS.log will be posted shortly. 
 
Is it possible to get Chrome to download and scan these downloads?  Or will I need to reimage this machine?

A:Chrome reports Virus Scan Failed on all downloads, IE works FireFox Works

The fact that Internet Explorer and Firefox aren't exhibiting this problems makes me suspicious of Google Chrome being corrupt.
 
I would try uninstalling Chrome in the Control panel under Programs and Features.
 
I would then type regedit in the Search programs and files box and press Enter.
 
When the registry opens click on Edit and then click on Find.
 
In the find search box type Chrome and then click on Find next.
 
This should show up as highlighted in blue, right click on this and choose delete.
 
Do the same with Google Chrome.
 
Now download Chrome and install it and see if the problem still persists.
 
Warning:  Do not make any other changes other than those I've suggested.  A wrong change in the registry can result in your computer being unresponsive.
 
Edit:  I will not download anything to my computer unless I know exactly what it contains.

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Hi Guru's
 
Internet works on and off with Built in Wifi -laptop but works good with Adapter.
 
It happened so many times. Sometimes it used to come back to normal when i switch my Modem& router off and turn it on..
 
this time it does not work even if i restart my modem and router. But it works perfectly fine when i attach a Wiressless adapter to Laptop .
 
Any help is appreciated.
 
Posting Minitool box log &  FSS log below
 
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MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version:10-01-2013
Ran by Vinodh (administrator) on 20-02-2013 at 22:58:27
Running from "C:\Documents and Settings\Vinodh\My Documents\Downloads"
Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
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========================= Flush DNS: ===================================
Windows IP Configuration
Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.
========================= IE Proxy Settings: ==============================
Proxy is not enabled.
No Proxy Server is set.
"Reset IE Proxy Settings": IE Proxy Settings were reset.
========================= FF Proxy Settings: ==============================
"Reset FF Proxy Settings": Firefox Proxy settings were reset.
========================= Hosts content: =================================
127.0.0.1       localhost
========================= IP Configuration: ===========================... Read more

A:Internet works on and off with Built in Wifi -laptop but works good with Adapter

Hello are you still having issues? 

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Before I describe my problem, I want to let you all know that this is my work laptop.  My work IT people have already tried a lot of things such as combofix, malwarebytes, restore points, etc for THREE DAYS.  Therefore, I apologize in advance if the work that they did make it more difficult to fix.  I am coming here as my last resort before they reimage my computer. 

 
At the beginging of this week (2/25), I noticed that I cannot access any website via Chrome.  Chrome shows a circle animiation in the upper left hand corner of the window.  I have no problem in accessing the same website with IE.  One interesting observation is that all icons (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Search, etc) show "color" when I bring up Chrome.  This usually mean that they can access their associated services.  Chrome can still access my gmail setting, including my bookmarks etc.  I looked and did not notice any redirection in my proxy settings.

 
I contacted my IT guys then an they tried every which way possible to fix my problem.  They noted that Chrome would work in "no sandbox" mode but that's not safe.  They said I had some malware infection and they took care of them.  However, even Malwarebytes show zero infection, Chrome never works.  IE never has any problems.

 
I hope that I can find some help in this forum.  Here is the DDS log.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.17... Read more

A:Chrome only works in no sandbox mode | Internet Explorer works w/o problem

Hello TheBigDogz Welcome to The Forums!!Around here they call me Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at... Read more

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I'm having a similar problem to Chris Chu - http://forums.techguy.org/web-email/888744-need-help-have-wireless-but.html

I just upgraded from Qwest DSL 1.5 Mbps with an Actiontec GT701 modem to the 12Mbps service with the Actiontec Q1000 modem, set up with just the default options.

I'm having a very peculiar problem. I can see the Q1000's GUI control panel (192.168.0.1) and browse the Internet from a computer connected via wi-fi. However, a computer connected viaEthernet doesn't see the web or even the Q1000 control center. A ping from the Ethernet-connected machine times out. However, the Ethernet-connected machine CAN see the other machines connected to the Q1000 - I played an MP3 file from one of the other machines. So the router function for the LAN is working, but the Q1000 doesn't respond to a ping or let me see the external 'Net or even browse to the Q1000's GUI panel.

I've tried this with just one machine connected directly via Cat5 and none of the other Ethernet ports on the Q1000 used. I've done that from two different PCs, using 4 different Cat5 cables, and trying different ports on the Q1000. I've also tried it going through a D-Link switch with the same results from 4 different PCs.
All of these connections worked with the GT701 and the 1.5 Mbps service, but not with the Q1000. We even tried replacing the Q1000 with the same results. (Firmware versions were QAQ01-31.00L.34 on the first Q1000 and QAQ01-31.00L.33 ... Read more

A:Solved: WLAN works, WAN doesn't, router function works - Qwest ActionTec Q1000

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Probably this is something simple in IE7 options/settings but I failed to figure it out.

This is happening on my desktop (am writing this on my laptop). It's failing to connect, with the exception being "secure" sites - https://....

Email is working fine.

Thanks
LSPSWR

PS this happened after we did Microsoft livecare free scan and implemented corrective actions (malware/virus deletions); it then prompted us to reboot, then indicated new Windows updates to install, and then it prompted us to re-install IE7
 

A:Solved: IE7 fails to connect to sites with http, works in https; email works fine

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on our dell 8500 we continually receive the title message,"works cannot complete the tasks, try restarting word or reinstalling works!"

My wife is the administrator and signed in as such which is supposedly the cure to get rid of this notice.

What next? Please?

Thanks

GSXTIMING
 

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Hi all

I have got a new desktop PC, which works fine with Ethernet but I am not able to connect through wireless.When I tried to connect to the broadband, it says error connecting to the Broadband connection
Error 651: The modem (or other connecting device) has reported error. However, same comnnection works very well with my vista home premium Dell Laptop.

Thanks in advance
Pxray
 

A:HP Pavillion PC with windows 8 works ethernet works well but not able to connect through wireless

How to reset TCP/IP by using the NetShell utility
 

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I downloaded some Microsoft updates, rebooted, and now my Microsoft Works Calendar won't come up. I've been to MS website and tried their fix - it didn't work. Next option is to delete Works and reload. My question is - will this deletion get rid of all of my data files along with the program? Also, is Outlook Express part of Works? I've tried to find out, but can't. I'm really concerned about making a mess of things.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Works Calendar -works cannot access one or more files.......

Outlook Express is not part of Works.

What version of Works do you have and is it supported by Windows XP?
 

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Hi, I'm a forum virgin so please be gentle with me.

I have a desktop and laptop sharing files and an internet connection via modem to D-Link router setup.

My laptop connects to the network via a Netgear PCMCIA wireless card when mobile and via an ethernet cable when sitting on the desk.

The wireless connection does everything it's supposed to do (network and internet access and sharing).

The ethernet connection only shares files but can not get an internet connection to be established.

I have Norton Internet Security but I think everything's alright with that otherwise I wouldn't be able to connect wirelessly. Correct? Are there different IP setup's for wireless/ethernet.

Why can I 'see' my desktop's files and share the printer via ethernet but I can't establish an internet connection unless I go wireless?

Everything's fine with the desktop.

Sorry for the ramble and thanks in anticipation.
 

A:Wireless fully works, Ethernet works for network but not for internet

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Have a WinXP Pro machine that the Paste function ceased to work on. Copy is still a valid option and drag and drop works for files. This is happening for both files in folders and from one text file to another. The computer is on an isolated network for TV production on our campus and does not have external access (even isolated thumbdrives).
I have removed the clipboard component and reinstalled it from an XP Pro (SP3) CD and it is still doing the same thing. If you try to run "clipbrd.exe" it will begin to launch but then does not respond. It is possible that we will have to reinstall XP on this machine, but I wanted to see if anyone had some good ideas on this first. We are using video production software on this machine and it is going to be a royal PITA to rebuild. I can get logs, but it takes some doing, so please be specific on what will be helpful in diagnosing this issue.
Thanks,

Jon

A:Paste is Greyed Out (Copy works, Drag'n'Drop works)

does this apply to you?http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...kb;en-us;555173also you could do a sfc /scannowfrom the command prompt or run utility.

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I use MS Works (8.5) database for my company booking info, and mail merge the database into confirmation letters etc (MS Works word processor).

My office has a few computers networked, and they've all got works 8.5 on them, all of them mail merge without problems - except for my own desktop machine!!

As soon as I select Tools > Mail Merge > Open Data Source I get the error:

'Works cannot open the mail merge list you selected. The file may be damaged, or it may be in a file format that Works does not support.'

Can I stress again - these files work fine on all other machines (all XP), and the message pops up before I even select which file to merge with!!? Literally when I hit the menu item!

I tried uninstalling Works, removing all mention in the registry, and reinstalling - it still does it. The database file and letter files to merge them with are all held on another computer in the office, all computers access them the same way - using the MSHOME network, no workgroup or anything.

Any ideas?? Please help!!

I just tried opening one of the mail-merge letters and linking it to a completely empty database file, saving it and trying that on the problem computer. It still gave the error.

So it's 100% not the contents of any of the database fields that are causing this.
 

A:Works 8.5 Mail Merge Error - works on another machine on network though?!

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Can I recover messages I accidentally deleted in Outlook Express of Windows 2000XP? These messages were in their own file but somehow got moved to a subfile of the Deleted Items folder. In trying to removed the Deleted Items folder the sub-folder went with it. There were a large number of messages I had received via e-mail that I intended to keep.
 

A:Recovering deleted items after the folder was deleted.

dont install anything else on your system for it cant overwrite any data you want to recover there are many programs that can recover PST files for outlook and dbx files outlook express here are some ttp://www.oemailrecovery.com/
 

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Hi, Could someone please tell me why my deleted messages are deleted from the computer instead of going to my Deleted Items Folder? I "do not" have the box checked from Menus - Options - Advanced - Maintenance - Empty messages from the "Deleted Items" folder on exit. Your help would be most appreciated. Thanks, Ray

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Has it ever worked properly?

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I had viruses on my PC so bad I decided to wipe the hard drive! Used the original disk that came with my PC! Upon completion I can not connect to the internet! When I go to network connection, there are none! I also go to system>system properties>hardware>device manager: no network adaptors or devices! BUT there are a lot of yellow exclamation marks\question marks! Multimedia, other PCI bridge devices, PCI simple comm. Control,SM bus controller,USB camera, and video controller! I also used my ISP disk trying to reinstall the drivers, but that didn't fix anything! Also unplugged and plugged the ethernet cable, and phone line! Nothing works! Does it sound like I deleted my LAN or did I delete my network adaptors? PLEASE HELP!!:
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A:[SOLVED] deleted LAN or deleted network adaptors!!! HELP

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Used the original disk




I assume it is OS (operating system) disc you mean ?

You should also have a Cd with chipset/motherboard drivers. If you have, install network drivers from there.

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Hi

My mums computer was full of viruses and malware so i thought i'd help her bydoing a fresh install of windows xp on it. Her computer is a fujitsi siemens lifebook E6540. I ran killdisk, 1 pass zeros on the HD. Now when i turn it on all that happens is the boot screen with the fujitsi
siemens logo doesn't come up all that does is:

Batchfile 'A:\AUTOEXEC.BAT' not found
A:\>
does this mean i have to reflash the bios. The only cd that works is the one with the killdisk boot on it. please help someone.
 

A:Help required please, deleted HD with killdisk think i may have deleted bios

Check the floppy dirve for a disc . . and, wiping a drive will not affect BIOS . l. it resides on a chip on the motherboard. Why use some third party program to wipe the drive . . you can boot from the XP install cd and do it from there.

Enter your BIOS and reset to defaults . . then change boot order to first boot from CD and restart with the XP in the drive.
 

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I have Outlook 2010. When I delete emails, it just puts a line through them.
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A:How Do I Get Deleted Emails Out Of Inbox & Into Deleted Items?

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Using XP\Home, Emachine 4697...I started with some minor problems and now my OE mails (send and receive) are arbitrarily deleted. I removed Google FF, MS Security, Google Earth and some other stuff.
When I rebooted they were all back.
MalwareBytes found 3 files: "PUP.Adware.ag" in C:\Systems Volume Information\Restore\0504B..........

I removed them with Malware, then rebooted and all the other stuff was back and Malware was removed...but not by me.

I removed all anti viruses, installed AVG, ran a scan, when I returned to the computer AVG and any results were gone, gone, gone.

A real mess.

Any help welcome!

JD

A:Emails deleted, Google can't be removed, AVG deleted...

Boy...I'd sure like to get some help with this problem! Anybody!

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Hello All,
I've never seen this happen before.
I have a main directory with 80 files in it. I created 8 sub-directories under the main directory and put 10 files in each one. I then went back to the main directory and deleted the 80 files that are there. The files I deleted from the main directory were also deleted from the sub-directories! I had to restore everything from the recycle bin! Why did this happen?
Thanks,
Carthusian

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Thanks,
Don
 

A:Network works. Internet works. They just aren't working together. Help!

You should hook up the pcs to the router one by one instead of all at once, that may isolate if its one pc causing the problem at least...

thats if the net works when at least one pc is connected to the router that is
 

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firstly about two years ago i was making a game when suddenly my computer slowed down to the point where it took 15 mins to load a working version of windows. about half a year ago my dad got it to work faster after a bout 3 installs after that i estabalished a network with my new PC then the old one stopted working. so i resorted to my dad's other pc(i couldn't get the file transfer on that one either). a few days ago i got my old pc to work properly but now i am having trouble getting a file share on Windows and even Ubuntu but so far i would just like to know how to fix this probvlem on Windows.
 

A:it works, it breaks then works to the point where i can't share files

Really need more information to be able to help.
What is the make/model and operating system of each computer?
How are they connected?
Do the compuiters show in each other's Network display?
Can the computers ping each other by IP Address and Computer Name?

This is a general trouble shooting guide for simple problems.

Each computer must have a Unique Name.
Each computer must have at least one user account with a password. Vista will not share with computers that do not.
All the computers must have the same Work Group Name.
File Sharing must be turned on for each computer.
Firewalls must be configured to allow sharing.
To Turn on File Sharing.
For the XP computers go to Control Panel, Network Setup wizard.
Click next.
Click next.
If you are running wireless, the ethernet card will be listed. If connected by ethernet and you have a wireless card it will be listed.
For right now, just select "Ignore the listed connections".
Click next.
Select "This computer connects to the internet by a residential gateway".
Click next.
Enter the Work Group name.
Click next.
Select "Turn on File and printer Sharing"
Click next.
Verify all the information is correct.
Click next.
I would select "Just finish the wizard" and not make a disc. It take about the same amount of time to run the disc as to manually enter the data.
Click next.
Click finish.

Vista Computers.
Not sure where to enter the Work Group Name on Vista. Been a couple of years and my ... Read more

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I was using an OLD version of Microsoft works....4.x on my XP system.

I just bought Works 9.0 from Microsoft and Installed it but it won't let me open my old Works files. I've searched for a converter but they say they are for Windows 98 systems.

Anybody have any idea how I can open my old files in my new works program?

Thanks in advance!
 

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Hi,

I?m hoping someone can help me figure this problem out. Its driving me crazy.

I have no problem connecting to my new wireless network. Once I am connected, Skype works without any problems, and Microsoft Outlook works without any problems, but none of my browsers (Chrome, IE or Firefox) work at all! What is going on? (Also Google Earth doesn?t connect, but I can live with that one...)

I?m pasting the text that came out of the ipconfig command, which I can?t really make any sense of. All help would be very, very appreciated!! Thanks.


Quote:




Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : KellyB-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : tvcabo.co.mz

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : tvcabo.co.mz
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-65-52-31-EC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::8938:d8cb:130a:5a7e%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.101(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, July 28, 2010 8:19:41 PM
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A:Skype works, Outlook works, browsers dont!

Hi -

Boot into SAFEMODE w/ Networking - try Internet connection there. Tap F8 key repeatedly to enter SAFEMODE.

Make sure your Ethernet & wifi drivers are updated.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi,

Im hoping someone can help me figure this problem out. Its driving me crazy.

I have no problem connecting to my new wireless network. Once I am connected, Skype works without any problems, and Microsoft Outlook works without any problems, but none of my browsers (Chrome, IE or Firefox) work at all! What is going on? (Also Google Earth doesnt connect, but I can live with that one...)

Im pasting the text that came out of the ipconfig command, which I cant really make any sense of. All help would be very, very appreciated!! Thanks.


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : KellyB-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : tvcabo.co.mz

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : tvcabo.co.mz
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-65-52-31-EC
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::8938:d8cb:130a:5a7e%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.101(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, July 28, 2010 8:19:41 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, July 29, 2010 8:19:40 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . ... Read more

A:Skype works, Outlook works, browsers dont!

What version of Windows?

Looks like Vista or Win7, try this stack repair.
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista or Windows 7.

Start, All Programs\Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt.

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands, each followed by the Enter key:

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.
 

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When I start MS Works 9, and go to File Open, it goes to My documents. I would like it to go to C:, Program Files(x86), Microsoft Works, Documents. That is where I want to put Word Processors And Spreadsheets. If I cannot open Documents Folder automatically, I at least want Microsoft Works Folder to open automatically. There must be a way to do this.
 

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If the connections are okay then try pinging a remote address. Click on "Start|Run" and type "cmd" (enter). In the box that opens type "ping www.microsoft.com" and press enter. If the net is connected you will get 4 results back. If it comes up "Timed Out" then the problem is with your net connection and not the computer.

Also, to find out exactly where the problem lays, in the CMD box type "tracert www.microsoft.com" and press enter. This will tell you how far the signal is getting before it times out. If NOTHING comes up then the problem is between the computer and router. If it gets one result only then the problem is between the router and the internet (which could be an ISP problem).

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