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Q: Default settings for display

Not sure this is the right place for this thread, if not, sorry in advance.

I'd like Win7 to default to 'Extend these displays' under the 'Multiple displays:' setting when I dock my laptop. Anyone know how to do that? It used to work in XP, but I can't get 7 to do it so I have to manually change it every time I dock my machine...

Thanks!

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A: Default settings for display

What happens if you just leave it set that way? That is what I usually do on my desktop.

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one of my children changed all of my display settings individually,IE:colors,font and size.is there any way to reset windows default display settings?

A:Default Display Settings

In Desktop>Properties>Appearance, if you have the XP style selected, switch to a different color scheme, click apply, then go back to the original and apply again. That should set most if not all back to default. A system restore would also work; just pick the most recent date before they changed things.

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Using XPPro, I'll open a folder expecting to see a list with details for files contained in the folder. Instead I see icons.

Sometimes in Explorer I expect to see previously selected views only to see default views.

And so on. This make me think that some in the Registry, a specific number of display settings are allowed and when you go beyond that number the newest setting is stored and the earliest setting returns to default.

True? If so, how do I increase the number.

Thanks in advance, Joe
 

A:Display settings revert to default

If you want "detail" view for all folders,go here and scroll down to #85,click on it and when the next box opens up select open.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
 

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when I boot up windows vista, the default resolution is customized to whatever monitor it is hooked up to.

when it is NOT hooked up to a monitor at bootup, it produces it's own 'default' resolution (for lack of a better word).
i need the computer to automatically boot up in 1600x1200 resolution even when there is no monitor hooked up.
is there a way to do this?
 

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Not a huge problem but REALLY annoying!
Every so often, my Acer netbook (XP) just resets the display/sound settings back to the factory default at start-up. Not every time, and sometimes it'll go for ages without doing it but it's driving me nuts!
 

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After applying Default settings in Bios The PC boots but without the display. Also the HDD Led is not turning on 

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So, I turned on my computer, and for some reason... everything seemed larger. Well, not larger, per-say. The Start button and time jutting off of the screen. Nothing seemed noticably 'larger', and it was all proportional to eachother (just not the screen).
Anyways, I tried fixing this through the Control Panel and manual Monitor controlls (yay spinny wheel!), but now everything seems awkwardly sqwished.
How can I set all of my Display and Monitor settings back to their Defaults? I'm sure I can figure it out better from there than here <.<
Also, any idea what my have caused my display settings to randomly change in the first place?
It's Windows 2000, by the way.

It's so amazingly hard to find answers to questions like this, I swear. For something so simple, I've spent an hour searching on assorted help/FAQ sites, posting on other sites (which are slow, to say the least >.>) before I resorted to creating an account here specifically for this question... I hate computers.
 

A:Setting Display/Monitor Settings To Default

Right click on your desktop, select properties, settings, then play with the slider until you get the desired aspect ratio. Try 800 x 600 or 1024 x 768.
 

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I changed the settings in my computer regarding display. I have tried right clicking on the screen and readjusting everything to where it should be. The problem I am having is my even online my email is blurry and the colors are off. The same thing with my pictures for instance Picasa. Everything is off with color and brilliance. I have tried to go back to System Restore and have done that. Really all I want to do is to go back to the default settings. How do I do that??? Thanks for any help!
 

A:How do I go back to Default Settings for my display/screen/internet etc. Appearance?

To start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature, follow these steps:

Start your computer.
When you see the "Please select the operating system to start" message, press the F8 key.
When the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked), and then press ENTER.
If you are running other operating systems on your computer, use the ARROW keys to select Microsoft Windows XP, and then press ENTER.

 

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I don't know if this is the right place to post this, but I'll give it a go.
On a couple of occasions, my computer will freeze, and when I restart the computer the monitor is black even though the computer itself restarts. After restarting the computer again, I get a message telling me to change my display settings so my computer can run properly. My question is, is this a hardware or a software issue? Is it happening because my graphics card is dying?

My computer's running Windows 98, and my graphics card is a generic--EliteGroup Computer System_AG305-32M
 

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Hi,
Yeah, you may think this seems like just a normal message from oc'ing too much, but a problem-I haven't overclocked anything! It booted to that point, then my hard drive went mad clicking and crashed. This was after it being turned on and off to see if my graphics card was booting because I had no video, but it turned out I had just been downright stupid and plugged it into the onboard graphics. Anyone know what could have happened? Thanks

P.S. would the power drawing thing (molex on my case fan) need to have a seperate connector or just draw power from another device? Thanks.
 

A:'Previous overclock settings failed, default settings enabled'

If this happens just once then I wouldn't worry about it too much but the PSU or HDD could have something to do with it.

You can connect a molex connector fan to its own power connector or you can put it on an optical drive's connector for example, but it's ok to do either as they don't use much power.
 

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My daughter got a hold of my mini HP and I can't figure out password what do I do

A:Bios settings for Mini - what are the default settings

Hi, Are you referring to a Windows log on password or a power on password? If it's a power on password, at the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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Hello guys! I really need someones help. I my video card is nvidia geforce gt 520mx
So this is what happened:
Right Click on background > Screen Resolution. I accidentally switched the display that shows everything that happens in the monitor to the one that does not.

Here is a picture I made using my other computer:
http://img839.imageshack.us/img839/5...tiawdwtled.png

I pressed "Detect" and after it showed 2 more blanked displays.
In the "Display" there was something like "Only show display 1" (which is a default display) and "Only show Display 2" which is the display from geforce 520.

I wanted to get rid of the other displays, but accidentally pressed on "Only show display 2"
So now my laptop does not display anything, it became blank.

When I restart laptop and click on "Start Windows Normally" it shows Windows starting and then everything becomes blank.
When I restart laptop using "Safe Mode", the computer starts but I cannot change the display to the default one, it shows totally different display.
Here is a picture I made in safe mode:
http://img406.imageshack.us/img406/2...0609122803.jpg

What can I do to solve this? I tried to do "System Restore" in safe mode but it shows some weird window
http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/2...asdawdwdaw.jpg

Please help.

A:Display Problems: Switched from default display to non-usable.

Hi osuman ,
My name is George I work for Social Media and Community Outreach Team at Dell.
With regards to your concern mention below are few steps to help you in resolving this problem .
Boot to Safe mode and perform the following steps
?Open the Control Panel (Icons View-Windows 7).
?Click on the Device Manager icon.
?If prompted by UAC, then click on Continue
?Click on the + sign next to the (Display adapters) device you want to uninstall to expand it.
?Right click on the listed device and click on Properties.
?This will uninstall the device and leave the device driver still installed for the device.
?Restart the system in Normal mode this would fix the issue
Or if you would like to have a step by step instruction please click on the below link :
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/17...ce-driver.html
Please let us know if this fixes the issue or you would need any further help .
Regards
Dell-GeorgeP

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Hello everyone, As described in the title, I have an issue with my Yoga 720 15" with the GTX1050 and external monitors. The external display disconnects whenever I launch a game in fullscreen mode or when I change and apply display settings in Windows 10 (for example when I change from extend to pc screen only and then back to extend). Basically whenever the screen has to turn black and reload new graphical settings. The only solution then is to replug the HDMI cable on the monitor.  I have tested this with multiple monitors and TVs as well as different types of connections such as usb-c to HDMI cables and usb-c hubs with integrated HDMI ports. Graphics drivers are all up to date.  Can anyone help me out here?

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this is a strange one to me...

the hdwe is a hp "minitower" athlon processor, embedded nvidia vid, fairly fast and responsive on a good day.
I worked on this system a year ago, obsessively, setting up Vista as well as is possible - lean/clean/stable.
recently the primary user account, upon logging in, gets a "noise" display on the monitor that looks like an inability to sync.
I shall not rule out the possibility that an "extortion-ware" malware is causing this but extensive checks don't show any malicious thingies. There is a lightly used, tech-support second user account that logs in fine.
I set the display properties on the troubled account, the display looked normal again, but after a couple of days of use, the bad display issue is back.

is this a known issue? video refresh rate anomaly ??? why would it be "fine" for a year, then suddenly develop the problem? debug steps?

I worked on it 2 weeks ago and it was fine when I finished, now in the ditch again so I'm fishing for new debug steps to try and determine what exactly causes it to go non-linear...

thanks for your suggestions
 

A:Solved: Vista loses display settings - garbled display

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I just got a new T480, it is doing great, I only had one question: When connecting a second display either by USB-C or HDMI, the display settings panel does not show the two distinct display squares that I am used to working with, it shows only one combined display: Display seting graphicThis does not allow me to set the two displays with thier different optimal resolutions.  This laptop is Win 10 Home 64 with the Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620 graphics.  Is it possible to have two resolutions or must they be the same (lower of the two)? thanks very much for any ideas,Fred

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Could someone answer the question. How do I adjust the contrast and gamma settings on my envy 15 x360?

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Long story short I flashed a custom BIOS (which worked fine until my genius idea). I changed something in the display settings (in BIOS) and when I reboot the notebook all I get is the wifi key (F12) lighting up along with the power button and the outline of the trackpad, no capslock blink or anything. I've tried recovery via usb with no results. After searching online for MONTHS it's like no one else even has this model. is 017FC.bin the right filename? Any suggestions?

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(windows 7) I accidentally messed up the security settings in the "Default Folder" (a shortcut?) of the Users folder.
I removed administrators permissions , that caused my pc to be unable to restore to previous restore point correctly. However, I was able to re-add the admin permission and everything now is fine.
Yet I need help here.
1 could anyone post screenshots of the default "default folder" security settings? I need to set it back to the default one even though now it works fine.
2 why the hell does that folder NOT HIDDEN? Are yours not hidden as well? Of course the option to hide all system file is checked on my pc. The only reason I messed with that folder is because I thought it was just a normal folder and not a system folder. Anyway to get it back to be invisible?
Thanks for helps in advanced. And I don't want to go to Microsoft supports because they always give robotic replies with no helps at all.

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I have windows 7 ultimate 64-bit and I was messing around with the settings in the Display Panel. Is there a Default Setting to get it back the way is was?

A:Default settings

Hi please post the make and model of your computer

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Hi All,
Just wondering if anyone can tell me the default settings in this area:

Tools > Internet options > Accessibility > formatting

...there are 3 boxes, and I cant remember whether they default to all unchecked, all checked, or some of both.

If any one can help that would be much appreciated.
Im on IE 6 XP Pro and SP1 (just an aside...last day for M$ support is 10-10-06)

TIA
Musicalls
 

A:Default settings in IE

They should all be blank(unchecked). Well, they are in my IE.

Regards Howard
 

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Administrator is dead and I need to add devices to my computer. We don't know the password.

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hi all can i get info on how 2 change all my setting back to default as i have swapped pcs and the kids 1 has old monitor and i have big lcd and now after me using theres on mine i have changed the setting but now there all 2 big for the old monitor pages 2 big everything 2 big so i thought if i changed windows back 2 default it would fix problem
 

A:default settings???/ xp pro

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every time i install a new program it sets itself to open with Microsoft word and i have trying to figure out the solution to change that but i cant 
what can i do?

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Administrator is dead and I need to add devices to my computer. We don't know the password.

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I have a new Vista laptop which I have networked with my old XP laptop for the transitional period. My Vista machine has M/S works installed. It also has a trial version of M/S Office which I am not familiar with, and which I do not think I am going to use, unless there is reason for me to change my mind. My XP machine has only M/S Works with which I have been very happy. The problem is that when, using my Vista, I access an M/S Word document which is in my XP machine, it opens in MS Office Word. How can I change the default to make the document open in M/S Works Word ? Allan.
 

A:Default settings

Uninstall the trial version of MS Office, problem solved.
 

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I was told that there is a setting that allows you to restore " default settings" if i am a user and i downlload a program from the net . When the machine is rebooted it is gone? win2k.. We have about 400 users and they can download anything all the cute screen savers and cursors then complain about a slow machine. I realize that i am fighting this battle from the wrong end the the other end is not at my control
thanks
 

A:default settings

There are ways to restore defaults to individual applications or OS components, but I am not aware of any "global default restore" capability. The closest I know of is with XP where you can roll-back the system to a previous checkpoint if the right options are enabled. But, there is even a problem here... if you don't know what you're doing you can "un-do" legitimate changes to the system. You may have better luck by figuring out how to use "permissions" to restrict what the users can and cannot update.
 

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Hello,

Some how I managed to change my default that my Windows Media Center keeps opening up instead of what it should be.

Examples: start window - internet Explorer - I get my windows media instead.

When I go into start - Default program - Set program access and computer defaults. When I try to access it my windows media player pops up.

John

A:W7 Default Settings

  
Quote: Originally Posted by 6142john


Hello,

Some how I managed to change my default that my Windows Media Center keeps opening up instead of what it should be.

Examples: start window - internet Explorer - I get my windows media instead.

When I go into start - Default program - Set program access and computer defaults. When I try to access it my windows media player pops up.

John


You need to change the default open with. Instructions are here Open With - Change Default Program

Hope this helps

Ken

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Hello, I encoutered some problems when I play around with wmp.

I want to build a small applications with in wmp by using visual studio.
In my applications, I want to change some setting in wmp.(eg. in the sync option, there is one called "create folder hierarchy on device")

Is there any way I can set up this in anywhere?


thanks...

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Hi Everybody!! I recently messed up real bad. I was playing Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 for PC. And I went into the documents folder to try to delete the last saved game. When I did I made a mistake and changed the folder with a GCF file in it to open the GCF files with adobe reader. Now I can't figure out what program it originally was suppose to open with. So my question is: How do I change the GCF file folder back to it's default settings so it will open with the program that it's suppose to open with?

A:Default Settings

Hello Wan, and welcome to Vista Forums.

If this helps, this is what I found for this:






Valve Corporation uses .GCF games cache files both with its Steam computer game online content delivery platform (used for downloading computer games and content from the Internet), and with its Source 3D game engine (used to render realistic 3D graphics in their games). Valve Corporation also developed the game Half-life (along with its sequels) and the .GCF files is sometimes specifically associated with this game, although it is entirely possible that .GCF might be generated by any of Valve Corporation's games..



If you have Half-Life or another Valve brand game, then reinstalling the game to repair it without uninstalling it should fix the file association also.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi,
I have this problem, whenever I insert my pen drive, or anything else, Adobe lightroom always wants to open up?
All I want is for windows explorer to open up, not lightroom
I have set the defaults in the default programs for windows explorer, but lightroom still wants to open?
Why is this always happening??, after I save everything for explorer to open??
Can anyone advise me please?
Thanks
Rip

A:Default Settings

Originally Posted by riptorn


Hi,
I have this problem, whenever I insert my pen drive, or anything else, Adobe lightroom always wants to open up?
All I want is for windows explorer to open up, not lightroom
I have set the defaults in the default programs for windows explorer, but lightroom still wants to open?
Why is this always happening??, after I save everything for explorer to open??
Can anyone advise me please?
Thanks
Rip



open regedit,'
navigate to hklm\softwares\microsoft\windows\currentverson\explorer\autoplayhandlers\eventhandlers

there u can edit the options for the arrival of your usb stick

Let me know if u find any dificulties

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[b]hi everyone i am new to this so hope you can help.when i try to alter the default program settings in xp home it will not work. it keeps resetting to the old ones. i have tried to set to microsoft settings but it is still the same.any advice?(Moderator edit: moved thread to more appropriate forum and expanded Topic Description. jgweed)

A:Default Settings

Can you be more specific about which program settings you are trying to change and what procedure you are using to try and change them?

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hi all

I just installed Vista and i'm trying to restore de default .ico settings. In Win XP I can see the file.ico default icon but in Vista i can't see the icon. I've search on the net, but nothing

this is how it looks

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ico]
"Content Type"="image/x-icon"
@="icofile"
"PerceivedType"="image"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ico\PersistentHandler]
@="{098f2470-bae0-11cd-b579-08002b30bfeb}"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icofile]
@="Icon"
"ImageOptionFlags"=dword:00000000
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icofile\DefaultIcon]
@="%1"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icofile\shell]
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icofile\shell\open]
"MuiVerb"=hex(2):40,00,25,00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,46,00,\
69,00,6c,00,65,00,73,00,25,00,5c,00,57,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,6f,00,77,00,73,\
00,20,00,50,00,68,00,6f,00,74,00,6f,00,20,00,47,00,61,00,6c,00,6c,00,65,00,\
72,00,79,00,5c,00,70,00,68,00,6f,00,74,00,6f,00,76,00,69,00,65,00,77,00,65,\
00,72,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,00,30,00,34,00,33,00,00,00
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\icofile\shell\open\command
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,72,00,75,00,\
6e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,22,00,25,\
00,50,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,46,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,73,00,\
25,... Read more

A:default .ico settings

Have you installed any third-party image viewers (such as AcdSee) that has changed the default display for icons? This is the only action that could possibly cause the symptoms you describe...

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My boyfriends computer wouldn't start up so we had a tech (friend) look at it. He did somethings to the computer including replacing the video card.

Now all of the programs are in the start up menu and starting when the computer starts up, but thats not the problem. I had gone into the start up menu and unchecked all those I don't want to start up and also went into some of the programs themselves and set them up so they did NOT start up when computer was turned on.

Everytime the computer is turned on all those programs still start up and the tool bar at the bottom is loaded with program icons.

Why do the programs keep going back to the default settings and how can i fix this.

Thank you in advance for your help

justanotherproblem

A:default settings

Did you go into the startup folder: start/all programs/startup and remove programs or did you go into msconfig: start/run/type msconfig and hit enter, go to the startup tab and uncheck programs you did not want to start?

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Looking for default settings as they were during installation. Whether there may be somewhere on my drive or can de downloaded from the web in the part that is independent of hardware?
Tnx

A:Looking for default settings

Hello R063rt, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Anything particular that you were wanting the default registry settings on.

If not, then the only way is to do a clean install, or possibly a repair install, to have everything default.

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Can I change the default settings for Font and Font Size, and the Page Margins in WordPad and Microsoft Works 2000? If so, please tell me how. I am getting tired of having to manually change the settings every time I start a new document. Thank you, Robert
 

A:default settings

I don't believe this can be done in WordPad.

However, in Works:
Change Works Default Font
Selecting the default font in Microsoft Works is a simple matter. Open the MS Works word processor and in the menu bar to Format | Font | Style. Click on Font and Style and a dialog box pops up. In the dialog box, choose your font by highlighting it, then highlight the font size that you prefer. Select a color if you choose or leave the color on auto. Move to the right side of the dialog box and click on the Set Default button. This font choice will appear every time that you open Works. If you are changing the font for a single document only then click on the OK button. Click to expand...

and
Q. Every time I create a new document, I want it to follow a specific style, such as using default margin settings. How do I do this?

A. To specify custom settings that apply to each new document, you should create a blank document with those setting, and then save it as a template. To do this, use the instructions below:

Create a new document and apply any settings you want in your new documents. For example, if you want all new documents to have a .5-inch margin, apply that change in the Page Setup area.

On the File menu, click Save As.
Click Template.
Type a name for your template. To use this template for all new documents of that type, select Use This Template For All New Documents.
Click OK. Click to expand...

Using this second bit of advice, you can change both the font ... Read more

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Does anyone know how to go about restoring WMP 64-bit to default settings. One used to be able to roll back to WMP 10, then reinstall 11. But that is apparently not an option anymore. Also not an option, so please spare me the posts, is a system restore; the problem occurred too long ago.

Here's what is going on. I used to be able to click on any VOB file in a DVD folder, and WMP would play the DVD. Somehow I broke that ability, messing around with codecs or settings or who knows what. So I want to go back to square one as far as WMP goes without having to take all of Vista with me.

Any help gratefully appreciated.

A:Restore WMP to Default Settings

You could do a system repair with a Vista DVD

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Hi,

Recently my computer's internet gliched and I can no longer connect to any webpage. I think it might have somthing to do with me deleting route 0.0.0.0 on cmd. this is what I wrote:

route delete -p 0.0.0.0

Is there any way i can restore the deleted route?

A:How do I change cmd to default settings?

Hi and welcome to the Forum
Can you do a system restore to a point behind when you did the deletion? It would also beg the question why did you delete it?

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Ok so I have a Toshiba Satellite model A135-S7404 I no longer have the discs for this computer because I thought I would never have to use it (stupid me)
I really want to set it back to factory default settings but I have absolutely no idea how to do that every one tells me I have to have a disc to do it but like I said before I no longer have the discs so what do I do???
thanks
 

A:factory default settings???

Some pc's provide a restore partition (.IE,normal operating partition is c and the restore partition may be D)
Your user's manual will detail if you have a restore partition and if so,how to use it to get back to "out of box " condition.
If not,you might be able to go tho the Toshiba site and secure the restore discs for a fee.
 

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Hi All

I have just installed a new printer however when I go to print it wants to send a fax. So I have to manually change the setting to the printer every time I want to print.

Does anyone know how I change the default printer setting to my printer and not fax option on the printer.

Cheers
 

A:Default printer settings.

have you got two printer elements in the list - one for printer and one for fax
if so
click on the printer one you want to set
right click on it
and you should be able to
set as default printer
 

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Can anyone tell me how to restore the default security settings to my c and d drives? Or maybe just post theirs. I was messing with mine and can't seem to download from any sites.

I'm the sole owner and user of my pc so I would like to be logged in as administrator at all times. Running RC 7100.

Thank you

A:Default Security Settings

  
Quote: Originally Posted by polorsport


Can anyone tell me how to restore the default security settings to my c and d drives? Or maybe just post theirs. I was messing with mine and can't seem to download from any sites.

I'm the sole owner and user of my pc so I would like to be logged in as administrator at all times. Running RC 7100.

Thank you


Hi Polorsport, Welcome to the forum,

Maybe you shouldn't fiddle

Try doing a system restore System Restore

I hope this helps, otherwise my best advice is a reinstall

Pooch

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I have office 2013 and use outlook for my email. When I delete a message it goes into my trash folder and not my deleted folder. Plus the trash folder keeps only a few days of deleted emai9ls. How can I change outlook to send deleted items to the deleted folder and also keep them until I want to delete them. My sent folder also just keeps a few days of sent item. I want to keep items in all my folders until I delete them. How can I do this? Thanks much....

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A little while ago my laptop began to have problems. The computer would turn on but when I entered in my password or did the fingerprint swipe log in, the screen would turn black and start dumping physical memory. The problems began when my battery went completely dead so I bought a new battery with no improvement. I was able to enter my desktop through Safe Mode before and after the battery replacement. I ran system diagnostics and the only problem that showed up was that my disc drive failed to read CDs and DVDs - an issue that I was aware of earlier and that I thought might be related to the power issues with the battery. Anyways, after all that, my boyfriend thought it would be best to "restore to factory settings" when I was sleeping. (he doesn't know anything about computers but for some reason thought this would help) I know I should have asked for help BEFORE all this craziness but unfortunately I didn't! Now, when we turn the computer back on the Dell loading screen appears and the loading bar fills up and the screen goes black. That's it. If I turn it off and back on it'll do the same thing all over again. When the Dell loading screen comes up, I am able to push F2 or F12 but that is it. It won't do anything when I push F8. Please, PLEASE help! How do I reboot my system or reinstall everything with an unworking disc drive?

My laptop is a Dell XPS M1530
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium SP1 - English (32 BIT)
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A:Default to Factory Settings

When my boyfriend chose "return to factory settings" the computerbegan to format the drive for about 1/2 hour. He thought this was taking a bit long so he stopped it. Now I cannot access the Vista Boot Menu anymore by pressing F8.
 

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Hello does anyone know where you can get a pdf of all the default settings for windows 7 home premium SP1.

A:windows 7 default settings

I did what I could.

Windows 7 Default Services and Suggested Startup Mode :: Windows 7 :: Articles & Tutorials :: WindowsNetworking.com

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Hi whilst working on a recent device set-up issue on Windows 8 - I have noticed some discrepancies on some of OS's in the registry and wondered if some of you could be kind enough to take a peek at your registry on Windows 8 and confirm a default Binary for me please:
Thanks so much
HKEY LOCAL MACHINE
SOFTWARE
MICROSOFT
WINDOWS
CURRENT VERSION
DEVICE METADATA

Next to last item in tree: Prevent Device Metadata from Network - Binary Value does it read 0 or 1? If have conflicting issues here and someone with an unamended registry can perhaps tell me the default value please? This will assist me greatly - As I see different values on my Laptops I am now unsure of the default

A:Default Settings for registry key - can anyone take a look

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Folks,

In Word 2000...

In the Envelope & Label dialog, I keep changing the default Font & Font Size to my own preference (for envelopes); & it keeps resetting back to the old settings the next time I open the app.

What gives?

Also...how can I rid myself of the Office Assistant. I hide him (it...whatever) every time it pops up, but the next time I open a blank document & begin typing...here it comes again.

Thanks,

mark4man
 

A:Envelope: Default Settings?

mark4man said:

In the Envelope & Label dialog, I keep changing the default Font & Font Size to my own preference (for envelopes); & it keeps resetting back to the old settings the next time I open the app.Click to expand...

Next time you're in Env & Labels > Font dialog box, hit the Default button in the bottom left corner.

Also...how can I rid myself of the Office Assistant. I hide him (it...whatever) every time it pops up, but the next time I open a blank document & begin typing...here it comes again.Click to expand...

Try right-clicking him, Options, deselect Use the Office Assistant.
 

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Is it possible to set the defaults of the normal.dot document to automatically include a documents filename and path, page number, date, author, person who last saved the document & the details of the last time it was printed?

T.I.A.
 

A:MS Word & the default settings

I think I may have just answered my own question. I just had to find the 'normal.dot' template and make the required additions to that and save. Is this the only way to do this, does anyone know?
 

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