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Q: Certain image editing/viewing software "stopped working" Window close

Hi,
I'm hoping someone can see a pattern between the software that works and doesn't work on my Windows 7 64 bit laptop.

In the past month (Jan-Feb 2011) a lot of the software I use to edit or display images and graphics will no longer run (crashes). System: Windows 7 64 bit SP1. 3 GB RAM, 500 GB HD Acer 6492 laptop with mobile intel 965 express graphics card. Windows Update reports it is up to date.

I don't get BSOD, just that when I start one of the affected programs, it fails to run and shuts down.Windows continues to run fine. I either get "___ has encountered a problem and needs to close" or "___ has stopped working, Windows is searching for a solutio to the problem".

Programs that won't run:
Google Earth neither Directx nor GL
PhotoPlus X4
Paintshop Pro X3
Xara Designer Pro 6

Programs that run fine
Picasa
PanoramaPlus
PanoramaStudio
SmartDraw
World Wind

I wonder what is the pattern or common denominator.

Symptom started roughly when I installed a new 500 GB drive (Seagate Momentus XT with 4GB RAM buffer 7200 RPM) in place of the 500 GB non-hybrid 5400 RPM drive. This is the 4th drive I've had in this laptop 160GB -> 320 GB -> 500 GB -> 500 GB with 4 GB buffer. Each time I had a Norton Ghost image of the C: drive, installed the new drive and restored the image to the C: drive. Windows fires up without a hitch. On some software I had to re-activate the licence as I guess the software noticed a change in harddrive ID number (or something like that).

Things I've tried.
- removed and re-installed the software that won't start
- removed Visual C++ 2005 and 2008, reinstalled 2008 only
- attempted an update of Directx, was told I had the most up to date installedd
- installed OEM (Acer) graphics driver
- let Windows update graphics driver
- removed drivers for a UVG USB video adapters for my 2 external monitors (no effect)
- downloded and did a manual install using the .exe file for Google Earth instead of the small auto installer download file.
- run laptop in dock ad out of dock (no usb peripherals attached).

Without those programs that won't start, I'm without half my tools for work. Another thought, is my 4 year old laptop inadvertently obsolete now with recent Windows7 updates?

Any tips very much appreciated.

thanks,
-Tony

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Preferred Solution: Certain image editing/viewing software "stopped working" Window close

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: Certain image editing/viewing software "stopped working" Window close

Seems you did everything you could, however, have you run (full scan) of your anti-virus and malware software. Not sure if it would help, but it cannot hurt. Also you might attempt reinstalling the last HDD to see if there isn't a problem there. If not then it would be wise to attempt to reformat the 500 to see if that is the problem. Good Luck.

BTW, "Welcome to the Seven Forums," and thanks for filling in your system specs. . .

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I am getting this pop up on a certain site that I go on daily (since I have been using
Vista and IE7). Once I click ok to close it does ok (normal). Does anyone know what
would cause that pop up or prompt? It this something to do with the security in IE7 or
Windows Defender?

Deb123
 

A:"The webpage you are viewing is trying to close this window"

Hi,
Not exactly sure what you may be referring to but if you're leaving that site to go to another for example, you might be getting the pop-up that says it's trying to close the window, so just go ahead & clik OK that's all.
Ben
 

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Please help! How do I avoid getting this message? I have IE 7 with Vista Ultimate.

"The webpage you are viewing is trying to close the window. Do you want to close the window?" yes no

This appears at startup and no page is being viewed. Result is the same whether you click yes or no. Thanks...

A:"The webpage you are viewing is trying to close the window. Do you want to

please do this

http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2006/06/12/628499.aspx

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Sorry for the convoluted title, but it was the best I could come up with. My company is running IE 6 across the board. Up until Friday the 6th, when getting the "The webpage you are viewing is trying to close this window. Do you want to close this window?" dialogue and clicking Yes or OK ( dont remember how it presents) it would close the window. Now it does not. Clicking just leaves the message active and does nothing. What could have changed this functionality. Not IE patches have been installed since this started happening.

Thanks,

Jason

A:[SOLVED] Internet Explor 6 ""The webpage you are viewing is trying to close"

Disregard. Turns out the "close.window()" call is there, but is being blocked by a security update for Exchange/OWA that went in this weekend.

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I get this problem or error "Desktop Window Manager stopped working and was closed" every time I stay logged on but "switch users". When I come back to my user account, there are two messages on my taskbar that both say "Desktop Window Manager stopped working and was closed". I have uninstalled and reinstalled my Nvidia driver and updated to the latest driver version. I have even went to "task manager" and located the dwm.exe and made a dump file.

Any suggesstions to what or how I fix this.. Thank you.

A:"Desktop Window Manager stopped working and was closed"

try doing a system repair. to relaunch the windows manager use run command explorer.exe

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Hi, I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1, and just recently my computer started telling me "Desktop window manage stopped working and was closed" as soon as I log into my account. For whatever reason, ever since this started happening, the program "Steam" will instantly crash as soon as it loads."

HJT log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:25:53 AM, on 11/27/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\WerFault.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe
C:\Users\Nick\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logishrd\KHAL2\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\mobsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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I get this "window stopped working" message frequently nowadays
I don't know what is causing this problem.
I have disabled many add-ons, but seems that it doesn't help at all..

anyone who can figure out this problem please help~

A:I.E "window stopped working" message

Hello Chuyho,

You might see if resetting Internet Explorer completely may be able to fix this for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Greetings!

I'd like to throw some fresh sand onto this ( programs stop working in Windows Vista ) topic, which is ancient but appears to remain unresolved. I've had this same problem nefariously for many a moon now, while it isn't crippling of my computers performance it occurs frequently enough to make me question if perhaps it isn't a worm. I've consulted a series of forums about their respective programs, but after concluding that it isn't exclusively an issue with each individual program in which I encounter this application terminating error I am left to believe that it may indeed be an OS spanning bug.

Personally, I have received exactly the same suggestions for correcting the problem as have been listed here in response to this fellow's on at least half a dozen boards. Remove Norton! They say, this must be a fairly common and frustrating problem, Norton, and while i have no doubt that it's as tyrannical and computer devouring as people say it is it's never been on my system, ever! I'm running an HP Slimline, it's a great machine, with Vista Home Premium. This Error has stopped me from running my recently purchased edition of Avast! 4 Professional Edition's system scanner, a series of other nameless programs, and a handful of relatively unbeefy videogames like Phantasy Star Universe. When prompting windows to "find a solution to the problem" windows quite simply chooses not to, or can't, I can't tell because that's usually where the error prompt dissipates... Read more

A:"'Program' has stopped working, Windows will now close the program" Frequent Error

A) Don't bother trying to let Windows find a solution. 99% of the time it won't.

B) I assume 'many a moon' is not 'since new'. It's most likely a driver or app that has been installed and is conflicting with something.

C) Apart from Avast and Phantasy Star Universe, exactly what apps are crashing?

D) Your log doesn't show anything untoward. A few unnecessary start up items though.

E) Are all drivers, Windows Updates etc, up to date?
Check in Event viewer > Custom Views > Administrative events for the application crashes and see if there are any common 'faulting modules' that point to a particular file or files.

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I am on a Windows 7 Professional SP1 system, running IE 11 (11.0.9600.19230C0, update version 11.0.101 (4483187).


When I have Internet explorer opened in "kiosk mode" on one monitor and I open a hyperlink from the other monitor it will open the link in a new IE window (non-full screen) .    If I do the same test with IE not in "kiosk mode"
the hyper link will open in the open window/tab. 

I have Internet Options -- Tab settings "Open links from other programs in"  set to "the current tab or window".  

Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks - Tim Reisner

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My Windows login and logout sounds have stopped working. I went to the control panal and checked in the "sounds" and the login sound worked when I tested it there plus I checked the sound mixer and all sliders are active and pulled up. What could be the problem? All other sounds are working?

RBG
 

A:Windows "Login" and "Logout" sound stopped working

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

line 211 left hand side

211. Restore Startup and Shutdown Sounds

hope it helps

joan
 

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Ok so I'm using a custom visual style made by another user however I don't really like the buttons used that I mentioned above. The creator states it is acceptable to change the theme to however you like as long as you don't redistribute it anywhere.

Ok so I opened up the .msstyles file (using Restorator) located in the theme folder of this VS. I went into the images directory and located what seems to be the images used for the buttons. Intuitively, it seems like it would make sense to replace those images with different ones (perhaps from another visual style) and it should change them. However, would this actually work? Could the theme get messed up in some other way (like proportions or something if the new button images are smaller)? I don't know of any other way to change them that would be easy.

But I did run into another problem. For some visual styles I can't even locate those buttons in the images directory. Where else would they be?

A:Changing the "minimize" "maximize" and "close" buttons of a theme

Use Windows Style Builder to do that...

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ok!!!!!!!!!! what is it and how do i fix it,,,, eyes crossed knees woobly help?????????????????????
 

A:[Solved] mplay32.exe,1"/play/close"%L"." and sndrec32.exe"%L"."

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Is there any way to speed up the time it takes to close the preview window? By default, it takes about 1.5 seconds for the window to close after moving the mouse off of the icon or preview pane. Can we make it instantaneous?

NOTE: Turning off taskbar animations in the "visual effects" does not shorten the time. It just takes away the animation, but, it still takes about 1.5 seconds for the preview to go away.

A:Speed up time it takes to "close" taskbar thumbnail preview window?

It takes less than a second for me. it could just be you. Try testing this on another W7 PC and see what happens. On my previous laptop it took two seconds for the preview thumbnail to disappear.

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Excel 2007 has those 3 icons next to the question mark in a circle but my Word 2007 does not...Word 2007 has the circled question mark but no 3 icons for each document file opened...ugh!

I am not referring to the top ones for the Word program, they are there, but for" Document 1" the blank page, or then any document file you open.

Now every document file I open gets its own window instead of a tabbed window and I strongly prefer the latter.

Then when I close the last remaining document file, the Word program itself automatically closes, which I also hate.

Basically, I want Word 2007 to have and use "minimize, restore & close window" icons like Excel 2007 does for each open document. Not new windows for each.

Maybe I goofed somewhere and made Word this way...

John
 

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Let me see if I can explain this so you guys can understand what my problem is.

Lets say I have just clicked on the Internet explorer and the window opened up just like it is suppose to do. Now lets say that you want to close that Explorer window.

What I have done for many many years all I have ever done was click on that red "X" in the upper right hand corner of the window and the window has always just went away or closed.

Now for some reason it won't do that anymore. Now if I move my mouse arrow to that red "X" and click on it the window stays open.

The windows will stay open as long as I leave my mouse arrow right on that red "X" . as soon as I move my mouse arrow off of the red "X" then and ONLY then will that window close!


Any suggestions guys? I have been coming to this fourm for a long time and also have been to others also. This is THE ONLY one that has helped me EVERY time.

So I guess this fourm has the BEST members. This fourm has helped me fix EVERY problem I have EVER asked about. I hope it will be the same this time.

Thanks.

Mike

A:Clicking the red "x" will NOT close the window until I move the mouse.

8 Hours and no replies ???? I`m shocked !

First off are you using IE8 ?
Can you minimize and maximize okay ?
Will it close using Alt + F4 ?

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Are there any programs that will let you set one of the "F" keys to close the active window in IE? I know you can do this in 2 or 3 keystrokes but is there any way to set just one "F" key to do it?

Thanks in advance

DAVID
 

A:Setting an "F" key shortcut to close browser window.

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I right click an open window and "close - -" appears, as in "XP." However, tapping the "C" key doesn't work. Using other keys does work; eg, "D" for delete and "Y" for yes. Why no response when using "C" for close? This is a bad change from "XP."

I have noted that a letter in the right click menu is not underlined in "7" as in "XP." However, using the "XP" keys still works, except for 'close.'

{redoak}
 

A:Solved: "C" key to close an open window does not work

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"A problem caused [name of program] to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available." But no solution shows. I have been using the same HP Pavilion tx1000 for a year and a half with no software or compatibility issues. I run Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 1 - 32 bit. Slowly this message began to appear with every microsoft program I opened and then started to spread to non microsoft programs. I tried reinstalling the programs, doing a system restore to the oldest restore point I could, I also tried uninstalling any window updates that were installed right before my problems. I have read some strings that indicate it may be a compatibility issue between the service pack 1 and vista but the service pack came with the computer and it has been working fine until recently. I am at loss what to try next. Has anyone using Vista Home Home Premium experience anything like this!!!
 

A:Windows Error Message "{Name of Program} has stopped working" "A Problem caused ...

hi and welcome the first thing to do is run your anti virus and malware progs this will check for issues there and hopefully rule it out the next thing to try is sfc/scnw http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/66978-system-files-sfc-command.html its a how to and also try this http://searchenterprisedesktop.techtarget.com/generic/0,295582,sid192_gci1276029,00.html this will check for other problems in both your files and your hard drive
 

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I have a piece of software that periodically fails for some unknown reason. I have pretty much given up on trying to figure out what its problem is. I simply respawn the process if it fails to respond or no longer exists. The process runs several times a
minute. Occasionally, I get an error message saying my software "has stopped working" followed by another messagebox saying my software "is restarting". And then it restarts my process. This is beyond stupid since my process requires command
line arguments that are not being provided when this restart occurs. I simply want to disable these messages or at least
disable this auto restart. Is there any way to do this?


I have already tried the regedit hack:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting]
"DontShowUI "=dword:00000001

This didnt work. I still get these messages.

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As best I can determine, all the right click menu items key controls of XP work in WS7, except "C" for close a window. Right click an open window in the task bar and a menu comes up as expected. BUT tapping "C" does not close the window, you have to place the pointer on 'close' and left click on the mouse. Very annoying, at least to me.

{redoak}
 

A:Solved: Any way to make the "C" key close a window?

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Hello, recently I noticed the x's to close windows on my laptop have disappeared. It's happened to every program I use. The minimize and re size buttons are still there and the space for the x is there as well.

I'm using XP pro SP3.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
 

A:Solved: Close Window Icon ("x") is gone :O

Sorry, I just realized it was an error with Windows Blinds. Strange that it just came about randomly, I'd been using the same skin for months...
 

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I tried searching for this... but without the correct word to use (stutter) im sure others call it something different.

Anyway, On all 3 of my computers that I have Windows 7 (Both while in Beta and RC) whenever a window is "X'ed" out, it stutters before fading away. Where as in Vista it would be smooth as silk.

This is the only real issue I have from Using 7 RC full time. I have tremendous OCD and this little stutter gives me the impression that my computer is slow and or not working properly (because I have OCD)

Anyway, does anyone else have this issue? Is there a resolution? Am I seeing things?

Extra Info... Machines I am using all have 7 RC 1 on there now. (Tried both 32 & 64 bit versions)
Video Drivers I have tried were all official and beta drivers that have came out between the release of the 7 Beta through current.
Comp 1) Intel Q9550/4GB DDR2 800/NVidia Chipset w/9400 OnBoard Video (512MB Shared)
Comp 2) Intel i7 920 @ 3.8/6GB DDR3 1600/2x NVidia GTX 285's SLI 1GB
Comp 3) Intel i7 920 @ default/6GB DDR3 1600/ATi Radeon 4650 512MB

A:The "Window Close" stutter issue...

I would call mine a fade. It looks like it's minimizing but it closes. There is nothing wrong with your computer. This is how it works in wondows 7 (at least on my rig too)

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So I started my computer, about 5 minutes later, a command window opened, then closed by itself.

I didn't do anything at the time, it just came out of no where, I was wondering if anyone knows what can cause this?

Just in case, I scanned for Rootkits using F-secure Blacklight(nothing detected), currently running every other scanning program I have but anyone know what can cause the command window to open then close out of no where?
 

A:What could cause command window to open then close "out of no where"?

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I typicalliy save a file I am working on and then just click the "X" in the upper right hand corner to exit a document. Should I forget to save, I generally receive a prompt asking if I want to save the document before exiting.

A friend insists that the proper procedure to exit a program is to click File then Close to properly close the program. He demonstrated by clicking the "X" to exit the program. When he double clicked the program icon on his desktop, the program opened to the document he was previously working on. (This doesn't happen with all software programs)His argument? "See it isn't really closed, if someone were to hack my computer via a wireless connection, they could see what I am working on so you should always use File, Close." I said "no problem because the wireless connection is encrypted with a password so someone cruisng WiFI's could access the connection anway."

I say the program document is closed when you use the "X" he insists it is still an open document. Anyone care to settle this one?
 

A:Solved: File "close" or Click "X" to Close Document

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Anyone know of any Professional Music Editing Software? I have Sony Soundforge, but I would like to have something as close to the big guys as possible. Thanks!
 

A:"Professional" Music Editing Software

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Hey all. This has got to be some sort of OS problem or something... When trying to launch PageMaker7 - which I've used on this computer for quite some time - it now pops up that aggravating "PM has encountered a problem and has to close" window before the program ever finishes loading. I uninstalled both PM6.5 and PM7, re-installed them, tried restoring my computer to an earlier date - just about everything I can think of to repair the problem. It still won't run. I'm running XP home. Could this be something interfering with the "cooltype.dll" module? When I click on details for what is in the failure, that file is mentioned. Anyone (PLEASE) out there have any thoughts? Thanks!!
 

A:Solved: software "encounters problem" & has to close

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Deckard's System Scanner v20070426.43
Run by Owner on 2007-06-02 at 13:00:31
Computer is in Normal Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------



-- HijackThis (run as Owner.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:00:39 PM, on 6/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Lanovation\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\GWMDMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb06.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\s... Read more

A:Pop-up window for "PNSetupMgr," cannot close down

Please Bump

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Outlook 2003:I'm a massive fan of outlooks Search folders, I receive in excess of 400 emails per day, of which approximately 250 need my attention, even if to reply back and give someone an answer.

A problem I find is that I am so busy with my emails, I often need to clean out my inbox. I do this by setting up basic search folders such as "all emails from my team which are in my inbox only" or "any email sent to me which was part of a distribution list in my inbox only" etc...

This is great for filtering my mail and I would like to create a rule as such:

"All mail within my inbox which has been either replied to forwarded by myself".

I can't seem to find any options and I'm hoping an Outlook guru can help

If you don't know the answer, can you try googling it for me to see if you can find anything, loads of heads are better one...

Thanks in advance
 

A:Outlook 2003 - Search Folder: viewing "replyed to" & "Forwarded" mail

52 views and no replys? - come on guys I thought this stuff was easy for you lot
 

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Hello all,

I have always had the setting "Show Window Contents While Dragging" option set on my computer, and it has always worked fine. However, starting roughly a month or so ago, the option refuses to stick. Almost every time I boot up my computer, I will have to set the option again for the day.

I am running Windows XP Home Edition, on an HP computer. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you! :]
 

A:"Show Window Content While Dragging" stopped sticking.

Checkout item 30 at: http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Good luck.
 

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Hi,

running ie 9 & win 7 & avg

did cmd - sfc /scannow - no errors
no virus

problem started after ie9 install , so it seems

"windows explorer has stopped working"/"windows is restarting"

after error and little time all tabs pop up good and ready to go

just annoying - like my dog barking at 4:30am thinking she's a rooster

thanks,
marcus

A:[SOLVED] "windows explorer has stopped working"/"windows is restarting"

Hello Marcus,

Do you get this error when opening up IE? If yes does it happen instantly? or after browsing for a little while?

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I'm using Windows 7 and for the last couple days I've been flooded with all sorts of "Program" has stopped working" notifications, from everything from the nvidia control panel to windows explorer to various processes that I don't even recognize that must be other ordinary windows processes. These just happen without warning, and when I restart my computer, I get about ten of them right on startup, everything is crashing and I don't know why?
Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)

Processor
3.20 gigahertz Intel Core i5-3470
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
6144 kilobyte tertiary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Not hyper-threaded

Board:
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H77M-D3H
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. F5 03/29/2012

RAM:
Slot 'ChannelB-DIMM0' has 8192 MB

Display:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 [Display adapter]
Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (24.0"vis, s/n YCUYHVDZ702086, July 2010)

Audio:
NVIDIA High Definition Audio
VIA High Definition Audio
 

A:Windows 7: "Program" has stopped working"?

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I'm using Windows 7 and for the last couple days I've been flooded with all sorts of "Program" has stopped working" notifications, from everything from the nvidia control panel to windows explorer to various processes that I don't even recognize that must be other ordinary windows processes. These just happen without warning, and when I restart my computer, I get about ten of them right on startup, everything is crashing and I don't know why?

chkdsk came up with nothing.
as per suggestion by another user I booted into safe mode -- the crashes do not occur within safe mode -- good to know. I opened cmd and ran 'sfc /scannow'. no results.

also, a user suggested it may be my ram -- I don't believe this is the case because my XP installation runs just fine on the same hardware.

i restarted the computer into normal windows and even before windows could boot it said userinit.exe and runoncewrapper both crashed then windows media player, then realtek audio, then nvidia, and a ton of other processes. In fact it seems like every process that runs it happens to, even the screensaver. thats what i mean by it being system programs.

Also, it seems to for whatever reason be knocking my games from 40fps down to 12.
Avira and Malwarebytes and Spybot all have nothing to report in the way of viruses or spyware, but this problem behaves like malware. The sticky said that 64 bit scans cannot do rootkits? I did a rootkit scan with Avira with ... Read more

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I'm using Windows 7 and for the last couple days I've been flooded with all sorts of "Program" has stopped working" notifications, from everything from the nvidia control panel to windows explorer to various processes that I don't even recognize that must be other ordinary windows processes. These just happen without warning, and when I restart my computer, I get about ten of them right on startup, everything is crashing and I don't know why?



Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)

Processor
3.20 gigahertz Intel Core i5-3470
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
6144 kilobyte tertiary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Not hyper-threaded

Board:
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H77M-D3H
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. F5 03/29/2012

RAM:
Slot 'ChannelB-DIMM0' has 8192 MB

Display:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 [Display adapter]
Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (24.0"vis, s/n YCUYHVDZ702086, July 2010)

Audio:
NVIDIA High Definition Audio
VIA High Definition Audio
 

A:Windows 7: "Program" has stopped working"

Continuous, errors at start-up may be a sign of malware infection.

Publish a snapshot using Speccy..
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Once installed, click file > publish snapshot. Copy & Paste the url into your next reply.
 

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After I turned off my PC for the night, the next day I turned it on to find that all of my web browsers "stopped working". The moment I try to open Google Chrome, Firefox, or IE, they all display the message, "_____ has stopped working". the system doesn't prompt me to find a solution or anything of the sort, it simply closes the browser right after I open it, I can't even get online to find help (on a different computer at the moment).

Note: All other programs that are NOT web browsers can still use the internet, updates and downloads still work fine, I simply can't browse the web.

I have already run a complete virus scan with adaware, malwarebytes, and super anti spyware, they all say I'm clean. I am quite honestly at an impasse... please help.

A:Any and all of my internet browsers "stop working" and close right after I open them.

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




a link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined below. Use a USB flash drive to download and transfer the tools to the affected machine, if necessary. You might like to run the Flash_Disinfector.exe on the clean machine and the flash drive first to protect against any possible transfer of infection via USB.


NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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I have used "Data Execution Prevention" (DEP) listing my ACDC file viewer. I listedACDC because after it completes normally each time, there is an error message that says "Application has stopped working." I no longer want to see this error message.I use ACDC 7 for viewing and editing graphic files, here with this Windows 7 (64) system.

I usually select files with Windows Explorer, and they open using ACDC.

When I close the last file viewed, I get this error message that says "ACDSee 7.0 Application has stopped working"Installations of this ACDC on other Windows 7 computers do not have this issue. So I need to resolve it.

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Hi

the keyboard shortcut for "Ctrl+Alt+F4" for "Close other tabs" isn't working.
if I right click a tab and choose "Close other tabs" - it works, but the keyboard shortcut doesn't.

I tried right clicking the IE7 desktop icon and "Start without add-ons" - still doesn't work.
I un-installed IE7 and installing IE8 - still doesn't work.

suggestions please ?

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Thanks,
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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Recently my computer is giving error messages for .exe tasks. I counted over twenty upon start ups and after. The exact messages read: "Google Update.exe (or other task names) - Bad Image", "The application or DLL "C:\PROGRA~1\Google\GOOGLE~4\GOEC62~1.DLL is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette."

My Operating System is Windows XP. I did a HijackThis scan as follows, and thank you for your help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:17:32 PM, on 9/28/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Engine\17.0.0.136\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\PSIService.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Progra... Read more

A:"Google Update.exe - Bad Image" & "not a valid Windows image"

Bump.

I see on the HijackThis log, line 020 is the line that I'm getting on the error messages regarding bad image. So now, my husband uninstalled the Google download he did before and also uninstalled the folders with Google in them. The result is that the "Bad Image" pop-up messages have ceased, but I don't know if that's all we need to do.

I did another HijackThis log, which follows:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:10:56 PM, on 10/3/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\RegCure\RegCure.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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Hi,
After reinstalling my Windows I've noticed it looks different.
everything looks brighter and the windows buttons are different,
instead of the normal left one I have the annoying appearance on the right. (images attached)

I know it has something to do with the color setting but I can find anywhere I can change it.
I would greatly appreciate a help with this one

A:Appearance of "close", "minimize" ecc buttons changed

Welcome to the Seven Forums

It looks like it's changed from aero's to the basic theme, right-click on the open spot on the desktop and choose Personalize and try changing it to a aero theme.

Jerry

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Hey gang ...

I'm trying to help a dear friend who is having the same problem I had some months ago, but can't seem to recall how I resolved it for myself.

New HP PC running XP - DIAL-UP Connection - CAN "connect" to ISP, but NOT able to view any web pages (surf/access the net). Getting the "Connection" icon in the taskbar (along with "good" speed - 50.6+kbps/and active "duration" in the status window), but IE (6) will not "open" (start), nor will OE.

I know there is probably a simple fix - but I am stumped!(?)! Any ideas??

Thanks in advance,
g ...
 

A:"Connection" - good, "Viewing" (web-pages) NOT?!?

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Window 98 "pauses" on shut down then this "szchostc" Message window pops up.

Then another window a few minutes later "End task" "Continue" or "Cancel" box pops up. When I push end task windows then will shut down.
It is linked to the < sync.eye crypt 32 dll:certget name string A > because this will come up if i push the buttons to much to shut my PC downand the ram hits bottom.

I don;t know what to do. Microsoft support "SUCKS"!!! I visted this "trojan" web site that link me to "Szchostc" I downloaded their zip file and I tried to extract the bad files but it didn't seem to work. They had a notepad work sheet that was way over my head with PC jagon!
Please feel free to e-mail me with any help! this problem is working my nerves!
Chainsaw
 

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Fix for "Tuner Not Found" error and "Receiver service has stopped working" error listed in next post! -- Errors I'm receiving: "Tuner Not Found""Windows Media Center Receiver Service has stopped working.""Welcome - An upgrade is currently in progress."SpecsIntel P4 3GHz2GB RAMVisionTek Radeon X1300Hauppauge WinTV PVR-150 PCI IIWindows 7 32bit1. Tuner Not FoundOkay, the entire install went without a hitch. On opening Media Center I was told that I needed to setup Live TV. When I click the link I was given the dreaded "The TV signal cannot be configured because no tuner hardware was detected." If I run WinTV from Hauppauge I can view TV just fine.MCE ran fine this morning on Vista SP1 before the install.For the tuner issue I have done the following:-Reseated the card-Updated the drivers-Uninstalled the hardware and rescanned/installed the hardware and drivers-All Windows Updates-Uninstalled all references to Hauppauge on the machine and installed JUST the drivers, no Hauppauge software-Adjusted Log On preferences for Windows Media Center services to Local and manually started ehrecvr and ehsched along with cmd line manual starts-Downloaded new codecs from WinDVD and MSFT-Run the WMC Decoder Checkup Utility from MSFT and changed to Miscrosoft DTV-DVD Video Decoder (the utility recommended I change to this -- only one that is MCE compatible -- but once I did it told me that it is incompatible with sync on WMP10 and that... Read more

A:*RESOLVED* Media Center "Tuner Not Found" error, "Receiver service has stopped"

Okay, I resolved the first two issues, Tuner error and ehrecvr error.It had to do with multiple Admin user accounts on my computer. My computer was originally set up with a user Robert Baker with full privileges as administrator. I then also set up a MediaCenter account with full privilidges. For whatever reason the MediaCenter account has access to EVERY action on the computer except starting the ehrecvr service.1.  First set Media Center Service Launcher to log on at NT Authority    Services > Right-Click Windows Media Center Service Launcher > Properties > Log On tab > Log On As 'This account: ' > Type " NT AUTHORITY/LocalService " > Click Apply > General tab > Start service.2. I then set the Media Center Scheduler Service AND Media Center Receiver Service to log on as my other admin account. Same as above but with other account credentials and started the services.3. Reboot and no ehrecvr errors. Since this was a good sign I tried WMC and was able to set up my TV fine.I STILL, however, get the "Upgrade in progress" message when I open Media Center. Anyone know how to fix that? I've run setup again and can't get rid of it.

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Microsoft has fixed the "Launcher_Main.exe has stopped working" error (Logitech Webcam) that occurred when using the Logitech Software. The issue was caused when Microsoft originally removed support for compressed MJPG and H.264 streams for webcams with the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Cumulative Update KB3194496 for Windows 10 PC Build 14393.222 restores full functionality of the Logitech Webcam & software.

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I work remotely through an F5 VPN with RSA dual authentication.  Once inside the firewall and into the intranet, I run RDC and connect to my work computer.  This has worked without fail for a year, but a couple of days ago, even though I VPN in
with no trouble and have access to other features and locations within the company's intranet, when I click Connect on the RDC dialog box, I get "An Internal Error has Occurred."  If I try "edit" on the RDC, it shows my internal userID
and asks for my pwd.  Then it gives me the same Internal Error message.  It doesn't seem to find the computer through RDC even though ping and tracert do see it. I spent hours on the phone with company tech support and they assured me the remote
box is on and they were able to remote into it.  I can also ping and tracert the remote box while VPN is active - I just can't connect.  No changes have been made in any configuration since it was set up over a year ago.
I need ideas on how to debug this as it seems to be on my home client machine.  Are there any diagnostics or tools I can use to try to find the problem?  I need this ASAP to be able to work.

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Hey gang, I've got a big problem. I've got Outlook 2002 on Windows Vista. Sometimes when I send out emails as soon as I hit send, Outlook will pop up with a message that says, "Outlook has stopped working, Windows is looking for a solution." The solution it gives me is to upgrade. I would hope that just because I'm using an older Outlook that it wouldn't screw me over like that. What can I do? The problem seems to happen randomly but when it does it happens over and over and over again. HELP!
 

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Ok I should also say the "search protocol host stopped working" pop up happens right after boot up ! IE9 starts up but when I go to a sight it acts like its there but the screen is blank !
tried this but its not working http://www.techsupportforum.com/for...er-stopped-working-and-was-closed-138952.html
posting this with google chrome because IE9 is not working !

I just noticed the windows spider sol and windows freecell sol are coming up blank screen also


any help would be apprciated thanks bill
 

A:"Search protocol host stopped working" Windows Vista

A friend at work experienced the same problem on his PC. Turns out he had a corrupt indexing file. You could try posting the details from Event Viewer, if that is possible. I wouldn't be able to help you interpreting them, but maybe some of the more experienced members could.

Have you tried disabling Windows Search? I did this on my friend's PC as a temporary measure . Got IE working, although searches were rather slow. It isn't a solution, but it could afford you a temporary -- albeit inconvenient -- workaround.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help. Stick around, though, and wait for inputs from the more knowledgeable members.
 

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