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Problems after modifications of my windows themes.

Q: Problems after modifications of my windows themes.

hey,i installed windows blinds,objctdock,objectbar and icon x , and i made some modifications on my windows theme,i made a quick bar and my icons to look cooler.now when i open mozilla firefox there are many pages that goes up and down all the time.i press update but it works only sometimes.so plz can someone help me????

Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.

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Preferred Solution: Problems after modifications of my windows themes.

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WIndows 7 ultimate 32 bits 1) when using a default theme, the background changes by itself. perfect. 2)when i create a NEW theme with my own backgrounds it works just fine FOR JUST 20 minutes or so. After this time or if I reboot, windows creates a "unsaved theme" with just the current background picture and no more slideshow. Cursor, sounds and all other things are unaffected. Tried to do it with different images, less iamges, more images but same thing happens; windows keeps creating "unsaved" themes and only uses my own, saved theme for a short time. THis is a brand new installation. "custom install" thank you


Hi,From Personalization, open "Desktop Background (slide show)" click "clear all", choose your own background, the "change picture" time and other settings. Then "save changes".  Everytime you make change, there will be unsaved theme which you just consomized on previous window. Remeber to click "Save theme" and delete other saved one by righting click on it directly choose delete without highlight it first.In addition, if you are using laptop with battery, this function will be disabled automatically to save power.If this issue persists, create a new user account to test if your user profile is corrupted:Create a new user account============1. Click the Start Button, and then click Control Panel. 2. Click switch to a Classic View in left panel. 3. Double-click User Accounts.4. Click Manage another account.Note: Please click Continue if the User Account Control (UAC) window prompts. 5. Click "Create a new account".6. Type in the account name and select choose an account type (For Example: Administrator or Standard user). Then, click Create Account.

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I need to restrict the below items. Preferably through the registry. I would like the restrictions to only affect non-Admin accounts. Is there a way to do this? Thanks for any assistance.


This is a list of the items I'd like to change/restrict:

Remove the Control Panel, Printer, and Network Setting for the Classic Start Menu
Remove the Control Panel icon
Remove the Printers and Faxes icon
Remove the Help and Support icon
Prevent changes to Explorer?s Advanced registry settings.
Prevent access to the taskbar, command prompt, registry editor.
Prevent access to MMC utilities.
Prevent password changes
Remove CD and DVD burning features
Disable System Tools and other management programs
Internet Explorer
Prevent changes in IE registry settings
Prevent right-click in IE
Prevent printing
Disable AutoComplete
Remove Find Files

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i patched Uxtheme.dll, but when trying to set any theme,run into this error:

A:problems while trying to set unofficial xp themes

ok try this, open my computer, click on tools, folder options,

view tab and put checkmark in the box show hidden files and folders.

close the box now. Documents and Settings folder, open your

logon folder, local settings, temp folder and empty this folder,

if not able to, then you need to update your antivirus and

antispyware programs and run scans for problems.

Also dont forget to go to tools tab in my computer folder options

view tab and put checkmark back do not show hidden files and

folders when your done. You can also use 2 online scanners:



the windowsecurity online scan after it downloads databases

you will get choices of what scan it will run, deep scan is the best

one to pick at this point you may disconnect from online, it will run offline

from here on out.

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Hi there,

Im running on window's me

I have the following problem:

When i open my control panel, then double click on Desktop themes nothing happened. So i used a programme called Ultra winclean 2000, which fixes broken links etc.

Now when i douple click on the said item it opens up my tempory internet folder... whats going on?

I recently received the Klez virus, but have since deleted this item, run a complete scan test and am virus clear.

Please help, as i am stuck with my current desktop and cannot change it anymore....


A:Desk top themes problems

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I have gone through several troubleshooting suggestions to try to enable the themes feature on Firefox 19 and have been unsuccessful. My operating system is Windows Vista 64bit.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 940 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8182 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 699971 MB, Free - 527959 MB; D: Total - 15359 MB, Free - 7580 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0R849J
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled

Does anyone have any other suggestions that can help me enable the "themes" feature on Firefox? I really like all the themes and am upset that I cannot enable them.

Frustrated NYCityGirl

A:Solved: Problems adding Themes with Firefox 19

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I disabled them both to run Battlefield 3 smoothly, however after I closed the game this happens:

As you can see, there is no longer an image or picture whenever I hover my mouse cursor over any tab in the taskbar. I've tried re-enabling both visual themes and desktop composition but the problem still persists.

A:Having problems after disabling visual themes and desktop composition

Make sure you've selected an Aero theme - it probably reverted to a Basic theme when you disabled those two items (aah, PC gaming...).

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Hey guys,

i checked the forums if someone has a similar problem to mine, but didnt find anything. If i just overlooked it im sorry, my english isnt the best, so i maybe just searched wrong.

But here is my problem. I am using custom themes for my win7 x64. I used universal theme patcher to be able to do so.

Now i have several problems, first of: the back- and forward button and the windows icon in the taskbar doesnt change.

But my biggest problem is that sometimes, not everytime i run the computer, i get this weird horizontal stripes. Most of the time they are black, but sometimes they are white.

The screenshot seems a little bit strange. Thats because i took a screenshot, of me editing a previous screenshot in paint. I did this because while i edited it, more lines appeared.

Im using the spaceblueberries theme from deviantart, but this doesnt matter cause all of the problems occur on any custom theme. The second problem with the bars even appears in the normal win 7 aero theme from windows.

Guess i broken something somewhere :/

My biggest problem is the second one, and i highly assume that it is because of the custom theme. Im also running rocket dock in the background but thats basically it.

Hope someone knows a solution and thanks in advance

Edit: heres the screen:

A:Strange visual bugs and problems with custom themes for win7

Welcome to the Seven Forums

If this is happening with all third-party custom themes and the Windows 7 default Aero theme then I am making a guess that it is your graphic card drivers may need to be updated, go to your computer makers website and look for the latest drivers using your model number


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Just purchased a new computer with the win 7 installed. I believe that this is the bottom version of the OS.
I read that you can increase the capability of the factory version by purchasing a "software key" that improves the OS.
My question is, how much does this cost ,and what other features come with that modification, and is it worth it for someone like me that basically spends most of my computer time on-line read blogs and news.

A:Win 7 modifications ??

If that's all you do with it and your happy, why go to the expense and the hassle,
stick with what you have in my opinion. But if you really want to change have a read here.


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Hi there,

So, i own a pc, a laptop and an xbox 360 and they are all connected to my home network via a router. now, when i have all three of these running at the same time it can cause a great deal of annoyance and confusion when we are all trying to compete for the most amount of bandwidth,

For example, my brother will be playing halo 2 and have msn open and i will be trying to surf the net on my laptop. now my brother will be complaing that he is not getting "host" and spends some of his games in red bar and my internet pages take a few minutes to load.

so i was wondering if there are any programs or freeware out there that i can go and buy so that i can modify it so that i can tell my router to give my xbox (lets say....) 60 percent of my bandwidth while splitting the other 40% between the two computers and then when the xbox is off it diverts the bandwidth to where it is needed most

If there is anything out there that can help me please post a name and/or link and it would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You

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How can I modify the apps that are started during bootup? I used to use a Windows app but I have forgotten the program name. Can you help?

A:Startup folder modifications

What do you mean by modify?
You can use a program called Autoruns to control what programs start.


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Can anybody answer the following questions about a laptop power adapter?

Is there a maximum length for the dc cord? In other words why do they locate the adapter 1/2 way down the cord instead of closer to the outlet.

Is the small cylinder around the cord about 3" before it enters the laptop some sort of choke/filter?


A:Power adapter modifications

kraftzion said:

Is there a maximum length for the dc cord? In other words why do they locate the adapter 1/2 way down the cord instead of closer to the outlet.Click to expand...

There is no particular reason for this, either side of the power supply could be lengthened or shortened.

kraftzion said:

Is the small cylinder around the cord about 3" before it enters the laptop some sort of choke/filter?Click to expand...

I'm not positive but thats what I have always thought it was.

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while trying to load zone alarm antispyware I keep getting an error that says "you do not have access to make the required system modifications". "Please rerun from an administrators account". I have clicked on "run as administor" and compatibility settings but that install error keeps popping up. other programs install fine.

A:system configuration modifications

Originally Posted by nickoli tessla

while trying to load zone alarm antispyware I keep getting an error that says "you do not have access to make the required system modifications". "Please rerun from an administrators account". I have clicked on "run as administor" and compatibility settings but that install error keeps popping up. other programs install fine.


Welcome to the Vista Forums

Have you already installed zone alarm and are getting these errors or are you installing zone alarm and getting these errors?

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There are Inspiron 5567-2655, 5567-2662, 5567-3195, 5567-3201 and 5567-3546 modifications in stores in my town. It says that they are all with i7 7500U, 8GB memory, 1TB HDD and have Radeon R7 M445. OS for all is Win10 Home. I thought that the difference is in the color, but there are three different laptop body coloring and five modifications.What are the differences between these modifications?

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I just noticed something cool with the new way google does searches, and just thought I would share it.When you click the text (search result summary) below the search result link:Advanced troubleshooting for "Stop 0x0000007B" errors in Windows XP <--------Search Result Link Dec 1, 2007 ... This step-by-step article describes how to troubleshoot "Stop 0x0000007B" error messages in Windows XP. This article describes issues that ...support.microsoft.com/kb/324103 - Cached - Similar <-----Search Result SummaryA preview of the website is generated prior to you actually visiting, so you can see the site before you visit it to see if its something you want to click on.This only works in Firefox from what I have seen.This is what I mean:It works in Internet Explorer 8, but not 7.

A:GOOGLE Search Modifications

Its been on for 2-3 days now. I have Chrome, Firefox and IE8 on my PC and it works on all of them.

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New to XP (media center sp2), not new to Windows OS. Are there any "out of the box" tweaks/modifications that are recommended? Any XP tweak guides? I am not a gamer, don't overclock...just want it stable and lean without all the unecessary background apps running and dont need all the superfluous software.

For example, do many with XP disable system restore? I did with my old OS as I have an external HD withh system backup images. Should I keep the "enable write caching on the disk" checked in the HD setting in the device manager? Is Corel Photo CCentter bundled with any other software? I have many other questions, but willl settle for feedback first.

Also, if anyone has recently purchased a Dell E510 (or other Dell) can you tell me all the trial ware that I can uninstall? I am afraid to get rid of too much because I fear its bundled into other apps that I need. I curse the OEMs for doing this.

Thanks for any advice or links


A:XP Tweaks/Settings//Modifications

I edited my signnature to show my specs. Thx

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Hi all, I've been hard at work in modifiying my watercooling unit, I know it is not such a good product, but after modifications it is amazing. Soon I will post some pictures if anyone is interested. Here is a list of what I've done:

1. Drained the system
2. Took it apart
3. Took out all stock fans, replaced with Antec Led Fans
4. Took out the restrictive stock tubing, replaced with Tygon 3/8
5. Ran leak test for 3 hours, at the beginning there was one leak, which I fixed with some tightening of c-clamp.
6. Modified front panel, placed another grill, as well as the back panel
7. Modified knob lightning

After all this, when I replaced the tubing, I immediately noticed that the flow meter was spinning much faster, and this effectively reduced my temperatures about 2-3 Celsius at load. Replacing the fans, with better airflow and quieter fans also brought the temps down 1-2 Celsius, also the use of Danger Den MCT-5 Coolant brought my temperatures down 2-3 Celsius as well.
In the end, I used to get a load temp of about 44 Celsius, now I only get about 37-38 Celsius. Quite pleased with the project and acheivement. If you guys want pictures, or illustrations of how I did this, just ask. I will post them later.

A:Kingwin AS-3000 Modifications

We would like to see a photo. Thanks for letting us know.

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ipconfig /release
netsh interface ip set address offboard static
netsh interface ip set address offboard dhcp
ipconfig /renew

Anyone could help me to make this a working file at Windows Seven?
I used it on XP to change my IP until now, but when I try to run now it doesn't work
Obs: Offboard is the name of the connection

A:[Help] Modifications in a batch file

Try this:


ipconfig /release
netsh interface ip set address "Offboard" static
netsh interface ip set address "Offboard" dhcp
ipconfig /renew
Of course it might work without the quotation marks, but if the name is Offboard then you'll need it capitalized correctly for it to work, IIRC.

Also, the help info in the command shows some other options as well that you might want ot take a look at - in *particular* if the OS is still *internally* recognizing the connection as "Local Area Connection":

C:\>netsh interface ip set address -?

Usage: set address [name=]<string>
[[address=]<IPv4 address>[/<integer>] [[mask=]<IPv4 mask>]
[[gateway=]<IPv4 address>|none [gwmetric=]<integer>]


Tag Value
name - Interface name or index.
source - One of the following values:
dhcp: Enables DHCP for configuring IP addresses for
the specified interface.
static: Disables DHCP for configuring IP addresses for
the specified interface. This value must be
specified if an address or a gateway is being
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Can anyone tell me how to colour in trimmings and borders black and then change the font colour. I want everything black with orange writing. I've seen it and I lik it, I just cant figure out to do it?

Also, when I go to my find new skin page, it is really messy. Lots of bold bright borders and lines and broken lines. Is very hard to read. What have I done?

A:Opera appearance modifications

Also, how do I set up utorrent to download through opera?

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When you hover over applications open in the taskbar, is there a way of changing the view to "list" the open applications opposed to the default view that shows a picture of each item opened for that application?

A:TaskBar Hover Over Modifications

Hello meppwc, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The tutorial below can help you set to use taskbar list mode instead of taskbar thumbnail previews. Step 1 in Option One would be easiest for this.

Taskbar List or Thumbnail Previews Mode - Change

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[I cannot write or attach anything substantial - I keep getting 'the connection to the server was reset' after copying and pasting the HJT, dds, and GMER files.]

How do I post...?

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Let's say I'm in Australia, and I open the British news website bbc.com. Obviously what I'll see isn't exactly what the Brits are seeing (different ads and even different stories - Australian-weighted).
OK, so, would there there be a way to open this site from Aust. so I'm seeing exactly what the Brits are seeing?
Thanks very much for any responses.

A:Bypassing website modifications for different countries

See this article for a number of suggestions on how you may be able to achieve that.

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Hi all,
After running GMER, I am being notified that there are "rootkit modifications" detected. I'm very concerned, and I'd be grateful if someone could help me out in disinfecting my computer. I can attach or copy&paste logs if required.
TDSSKiller and MalwareBytes have not detected anything, but it seems that GMER and RogueKiller do.
I am very new to malware detection and removal, so I apologise for any incompetencies.
Thank you.
Edit: I think I posted this topic in the wrong forum, and that it should have been in the Virus and Malweare Removal forum.
Moderator Edit: Moved from Windows 8 to a more appropriate forum.

A:GMER detects rootkit modifications

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I guess I'll ask this here as I cannot get through to RT Se7en Lite themselves. I used eicfg removal so I can have my install USB work for any of the versions. When I go to use RT Se7en Lite it asks which version I want to modify. I think the somewhat minor things I want to change will work for all if not most of the versions. Will it actually modify them all or is there any way to select more than one version or do I have to do each individually? Or run the eicfg after I do mods?

Also does anyone know what is with RT Se7en Lite? I sent an email to their support email and I get (several days of) messages that it is not deliverable: 454 4.7.0 TLS not available due to local problem. Their main website will never connect.

Also is there a W7 download available that has all of the updates or at least most of them to start with? I have one referred to from here that has SP1, but it takes tons of updates.

Thanks here.

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Any one have the trick for moving the "Yes" or "no" in the visio decision lines ??

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Hi everybody,
ATA V. 1.9.7312.32791 - fresh install, no update
Just recently installed Microsoft's ATA. I only use lightweight deployment option for ata gateways on every domain controller available, no other ata gateways in use. So for my understanding I don't need any configuration of event forwarding since the lightweight
gateways are able to read any event locally.

I am not able to get a report about modifications of sensitive groups, it's greyed out. An informational message below it says: "No modifications of sensitive groups were observed, make sure that events forwarding is properly configured."
I changed many things about my sensitive groups for testing purpose btw.
Any hints?

Thanks, regards, tim

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Hi all, I don't know a lot about computers, so bear with me... I just inherited an HP Pavilion HPE h8-1050 Desktop computer (http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02859331).  It came with Windows 7, and I plan on upgrading to Windows 10 before the July 26th "free upgrade" deadline. (although I could be talked out of that, if it matters).   I would, ideally, like to install Realtek Audio Manager to replace the Beats Audio that the machine came with.  From what I've read online, it seems that it may not be possible.  I plan to do some audio recording on this new machine, and I don't really want everything filtering through Beats, with its kooky settings and sound manipulations.   I tried to download the Realtek Audio Driver, but after the install it doesn't show up anywhere (other than Add/Remove Programs, strangely).  It doesn't appear in Control Panel, or Device Manager, or Programs.   The only file that shows up in a computer-wide search is the setup file, which I've run twice.  I certainly don't have the option or access to choose it over Beats.  I have a feeling it's simply not compatible.   So I guess my question is this: Is there a modification I can make to this machine (ie, new sound card?) so that I can install and use Realtek? Or is Beats simply hardwired into the motherboard in such a way that there are no alternatives.   Thanks for reading,Nathan  

A:Possible modifications so that I can install Realtek Audio M...

Hi @nathangregory,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you have questions about the sound and Windows 10 upgrade. I will be glad to help you. HP does not support this computer on Windows 10.  If you wish to upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft will installIf you wish to upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft will install Windows 10 default drivers. Then you can add the Beat software back. Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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Hello there, I am thinking of puchasing an M710 and I had a few questions I am hoping people could answer for me before taking the plunge. In terms of the power supply I belive its quite low wattage, in the low 200's - is it possible to upgrade this at a later date. I may down the line wish to buy a graphics card and I know it will need a better psu. In terms of graphics cards, the power should be the only issue, the case itself is big enough to fit some standard graphics cards. For RAM, how many RAM slots are there? if I get the 8GB option, is that going to be one stick of 8 or 2x4gbs - again if I want to upgrade this, will there be an available slot, or will I have to get rid of the exsisting RAM? I am going to add an SSD, will they automatically load the OS on the SSD as opposed to the standard 500gb hard drive? Thanks a lot in advance  

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Can anyone recommend any good software for logging computer modifications and maintenance? I support my family and friends and sometimes it's hard to keep all all the changes I have done over the years in my lil noggin. Also it would help me log fixes so I could reference if someone else had the same issue I could more easily reference the fix.

A:Software recommendation for logging computer modifications

Plenty of free useful utilities here:


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I have disabled the Secure Boot, changed the Boot Priority ordem to USB drive and tried to install the Linux system. It shows a message of successful installation and asks to restart the computer. However, when it restarts, there is a message of Boot error and it asks for a Boot disk or a Boot removable device...I have real somewhere that the Boot should be in Legacy mode, but it on-line shows this option when the CSM option is set to always, however, without giving me access to that...

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I have been infected 2 days ago and Windows Update didn't work anymore (error code 80246008). So I have cleaned the corrupt files with MicrosoftFixit found on the Web.

Finally, I have got the BITS service working again with the following batch program wich calls himself the "BITS.reg" file :

sc create BITS binpath= "c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs" start= delayed-auto
regedit /s c:\Users\fab\Desktop\BITS.REG
net start bits
rmdir %windir%\softwaredistribution /s /q
regsvr32 /s wuaueng.dll
regsvr32 /s wuaueng1.dll
regsvr32 /s atl.dll
regsvr32 /s wups.dll
regsvr32 /s wups2.dll
regsvr32 /s wuweb.dll
regsvr32 /s wucltui.dll
net start wuauserv

I execute this bacth file as Administrator and the BITS key appears in registry with Windows Update working fine.

The issue is that the modifications in the registry base is not taken into account for the next startup of Windows 7 : I can't see anymore the BITS key and I have to run this bacth program every time there's a new startup of Windows 7.

Is it a problem of right persmissions on this Key ? Have I got to change the owner as Administrator ?

Here is the file BITS.reg :


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

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A:Problem for saving modifications of registry in next reboot

Hi, lets get this straight you open regedit and the Bits service is there (as you posted). Then you restart your computer and do not run the .Bat file if you open regedit the bits service is completely missing from the registry? OR is it that Bits is simply not running in services (automatic delayed start)? Is your user name fab?

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Hi - I'm new here so please be kind.

I have just bought a Packard Bell IMEDIA A3317 - 3G, triple Phenom core, graphics & sound integrated in motherboard, 320G HD, Vista Home basic. No driver discs included, but 2 created from within Vista for a) Vista re-install and b) Apps Drivers

I need to do ASP programming, so tried loading Win 2000 Professional (SP4) onto a new 320G HD. Sadly, the only screen resolution that works is 640/480 . I obviously need win2000 Pro drivers - since this is a standard package computer, one would imagine that they would be available as a block somewhere, but no joy in finding them.

The screen resolution hinders (prevents) setup of internet access, so I can't access Driver Robot over the net (driver robot needs to work on the machine with the problem)

There is a PCI-E slot, but am not sure if that would be a solution.

This must be a problem others have faced somewhere (or am I the only one!!!!! ) Any ideas on where to get a package of drivers? or what else I could do?

Thanks in advance


P.S. I know it isn't the best of machines, but my needs are very simple - just a little ASP development and writing letters.

A:Packard Bell IMEDIA A3317 Modifications

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im on win xp sp3, system scanners are cccleaner,nod32 and superanti spyware.

this is what happened.

im browsing though my yahoo mail inbox, saw this spam (subject: unknown)
decided to add the email address to blocked emails. i have to open the email so that i can see the address.
the problem began.

these are my troubleshooting procedures:
1. ran scanners - nothing detected
2. cleaned cookies, history
3. ccleaner registry scan - nothing
4. system restore - still
5. imported a backup reg file

I believe that upon opening the email it modified some of registry keys for the keyboard since i dont see any unrecognized processes in my task manager, at least from the visible list.

it is quite annoying since i use keyboard shortcuts alot like ctrl+arrow keys to navigate on some texts.

also some keys that have been modified is:

insert key = stand bys the PC
pressing - = -0
pressing 1 = `1

any help will be very much appreciated

A:[SOLVED] delete button shuts down PC and other key modifications

Hi people..

as suspected opening the email modified current keyboard mapping.

After hours of digging solutions in the net i found this one:

Restore keyboard mapping - Dev Hardware

reinstallation of the keyboard registry keys for the US layout solved my issue..

my keyboard is running smoothly after the steps given in that thread.

lesson learned: if the spam is in the inbox, move it to spam folder to reduce the risks if you intend to view it.

sorry can't find any edit button on my original post.

I'm tagging this as solved.

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I am running AdAware/AdWatch on Windows XP with IE6.
AdWatch is showing a continuous attempt to modify the registry. This is what the typical modification attempt log shows:
registry modification detected.

Ad-Watch event log
value: search page
new data:http://www.google.com

Is this connected to MS' Windows Live Page that comes up with the opening of IE6?
Any input or help on what is going will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

A:Ad-Watch showing continuous registry modifications

It looks like you had microsoft live search set as your search engine possibly when you installed a windows live component and then you installed something like google toolbar which wants to change it to google.

Did you approve or deny the change?

OR just turn off adwatch , make the change and turn it back on.

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I wonder what the best tool for Windows XP is for viewing recent (preferrably as specified by user) modifications to the registry, including hidden ones if that is possible?

A:Tool for viewing recent modifications to the registry


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I downloaded a theme from chrome store and I want to use it as screensaver but it's on my screen  in the back, all I see are the edges of the picture on back of screen!  How do I move it somewhere else?

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not exactly a tech question sorry,just wondering does anyone no any reliable sites were i can download windows xp themes?? i have tried a few themes but they have adware in them and spy stuff!!!
thanks in advance oh and preferbaly girlie themes please

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I've been wondering, are there any nice custom themes for Windows 8 instead of the stock look? Thanks!
Really been playing around with the customization of my lappy.

A:Themes for Windows 8

Well, one of the first would be ClassicShell

Next essential is,, Decor8 - Personalize the Windows? 8 Start screen with Decor8?!

Then look at this... http://www.eightforums.com/customiza...ndows-8-a.html

As for actual themeing, there are successes and failures.
There are methods, but they can break Windows.

We are really waiting for StarDock, WindowBlinds and other stuff to get more developed, if ever.

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I download themes from the Internet and installed them via the path...c:\program files\plus\themes....

They default to the correct folder but there is never a picture available to see with the theme.

The colors and sounds and all the rest of it are there but the picture is aways lacking. Any suggestions?

I have done this countless times with windows 98 but with XP it is just not working.


A:Themes in Windows XP

If you enjoy themes, try "Stardocks" WindowBlinds, it has around 1500 themes, some include wallpaper, cursors, etc, its shareware, but I think well worth the price, and you can see what your gettings.

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I downloaded 50 Windows themes and styles. Can someone please tell me which folder I should put them in so they show up in the themes drop down? I did a search on "Themes" and had way too many folders to pick from.
Thanks for any help.

A:Windows Themes

Please excuse the typo in the title. and can you tell me how o edit my title?

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Here are some Regional Themes that I put together for myself and I thought I would share them with BC. I will be adding more as time permits. Some will be of just the States.All files contain no less than 6 wallpapers.Hawaii contains 12 wallpapers, I couldn't help myself Hope you like them.http://www.filefront.com/14466515/MCT-BR.zip/ File size: 3.62 MB Brazilhttp://www.filefront.com/14103329/China.zip/ File size: 1.47 MB Chinahttp://www.filefront.com/14466521/MCT-EG.zip/ File size: 1.97 MB Egypthttp://www.filefront.com/14466529/MCT-GL.zip/ File size: 2.2 MB Greenlandhttp://www.filefront.com/14466633/MCT-GR.zip/ File size: 1.45 MB Greecehttp://www.filefront.com/14466641/MCT-IE.zip/ File size: 1.78 MB Irelandhttp://www.filefront.com/14466573/MCT-IS.zip/ File size: 1.75 MB Icelandhttp://www.filefront.com/14466585/MCT-NL.zip/ File size: 3.76 MB Netherlandshttp://www.filefront.com/14466595/MCT-RU.zip/ File size: 3.53 MB Russiahttp://www.filefront.com/14466603/MCT-SA.zip/ File size: 1.95 MB South Americahttp://www.filefront.com/14466615/MCT-SC.zip/ File size: 1.46 MB ScotlandThese 2 have self-installers;http://www.filefront.com/14052397/MCT-DE.zip/ File size: 4.71 MB Germanyhttp://www.filefront.com/14052389/MCT-JP.zip/ File size: 4.53 MB JapanThese are of the United States;http://www.filefront.com/14524791/Alaska.zip/ File size: 2.07 MBhttp://www.filefront.com/14490427/Hawaii.zip/ File size: 3.85 MBhttp://www.filefront.com/14540115/Montana.zip/ File size: 2.26 MB http://www... Read more

A:Windows 7 Themes

Here's 2 more;http://www.filefront.com/14547907/MCT-PT.zip/ File size: 1.51 MB Portugalhttp://www.filefront.com/14547911/MCT-TR.zip/ File size: 2.28 MB Turkey

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Hello everybody.

I use Windows XP on this box and want to make it look like KDE or GNOME.

I use Style XP, so if anyone could tell me of a good GNOME or KDE theme that would be great.



A:Windows XP Themes

Try here : I know they atleast have slackware.

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I had some personal pictures I imported into a windows desktop theme in 8.1 and I upgraded to windows 10 I cannot find them.
Can anyone tell me what the path might be ?

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i tried to download this program to make my 2000 look like xp.... but the link led me to debitexpress.com and i could not find where to download it from their....

alternate downloads or advice welcomed

A:Windows XP Themes 2.0c

Caution; McAfee SiteAdvisor has issued security warnings for all 2.0c theme links.

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Hi folks, I hope I write my question in the correct place I just wanna know your opinions

I wanna install new themes for my windows 8 ( Mac any version theme ) at least wanna change windows 8 default icon theme

Now, would that effect negatively my system stability ?

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Hi, I've tried to install the theme that belongs to the AlienGUIse "Xenomorph" but it doesn't work, because I'm using x64.

Is there any way I can make it work?

Help will be appreciated.

- Best reagards, PPB92

A:Themes for Windows xp x64?


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