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How to block spontaneous upgrade from Wind 8 to Wind 10?

Q: How to block spontaneous upgrade from Wind 8 to Wind 10?

I have returned from Wind 10 to Wind 8, but Wind spontaneously have upgraded up to Win 10 again. How to block spontaneous upgrade from Wind 8 to Wind 10?

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I have updated from Excel 2003 / XP to Excel 2013 / Windows 8 Enterp 64 bit.
The new Excel appears to take longer just to move from 1 cell to the next, even on a blank workbook

I have a Mac Pro, using Parallels 8, and the XP / Excel 2003 works faster, both virtual machines are on the same computer:
The Mac is a Dual Quad Core, at 667 MH speed
I have assigned 2 CPU's to the Wind. 8 virtual machine, ( and just 1 in XP)
I'm testing these one at a time.

Why ? Is W8 slower
Is parallels W8 slower due to their interface?
Are there settings that could fix this?

Looking forward to the new software benefits, but hard to get past the speed issue.
Any body smarter than me out there on this? I'm sure there are.
Thanks in advance for any help or comments.

A:Performance of Excel 2013 in Parallels-Wind 8 vs Wind XP

Well, Office 2013 uses GPU hardware acceleration to perform those unnecessary animations that looks cool to some users. From your experience, it looks like Parallels is not supporting the GPU hardware acceleration that Office 2013 uses. Try disabling GPU hardware acceleration from Excel options. You can also disable animations to further improve performance.

Office 2013 Typing Animation - Turn On or Off - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Is it possible restore files (like DOC, PDF) which were deleted from a laptop (at least from the basket too) and upgrade from Win 7 to Wind 10 was done?
I do not know upgrade was done before or after the removal of files.

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To whom it may concern,I have a Lenovo Flex 2-14, and had problems with Lenovo Transition after I had upgraded my operating system to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1.Simply, Lenovo Transition stopped working in stand and tent modes.Here is how I have fixed the problem.Step-1: Uninstall Lenovo Transition and reboot your laptop.Step-2: Install Lenovo Transition 2.1  from http://lenovo.support.com/tr/tr/downloads/ds101908Step-3: Open Device Manager under Control Panel and update the driver for Intel(R) HD GraphicsStep-4: Make sure that Ctrl+Alt+Down Arrow rotates the screen 180 degrees. Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow will bring the screen to its normal position.Step-5: Bring your laptop to the tent mode and check if the screen rotates.I hope this helps.

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I started to get sctratchy sound after I have updated to Aniversary update windows 10 .The  sound keeps changing,sometimes good beats audio quality ,sometimes scratchy . If I low the basses in beats equalizer ,I have a better sound but then I remain without basses .It hapens that listening to a song on youtube with good quality,and then the next video can have that sratchy sound.I tried latest driver updates even the   IDT High-Definition (HD) Audio driver from a supported Hp laptop .I reinstalled the drivers ,I changed the rates and bits (hz) Nothing heleped !I would be very grateful if someone could help me with it !    http://vocaroo.com/i/s0MXg1a1suYw Here is a link where can be heard the sound I get

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I started to get sctratchy sound after I have updated to Aniversary update windows 10 .The  sound keeps changing,sometimes good beats audio quality ,sometimes scratchy (like volume down but high sound and basses scratches). If I low the basses in beats equalizer ,I have a better sound but then I remain without basses .It hapens that listening to a song on youtube with good quality,and then the next video can have that sratchy sound.I tried latest driver updates ,I reinstalled the drivers ,I changed the rates and bits (hz) Nothing heleped !I would be very grateful if someone could help me with it !  http://vocaroo.com/i/s0MXg1a1suYw Here is a link where can be heard the sound I get .

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I started to get sctratchy sound after I have updated to Aniversary update windows 10 .The  sound keeps changing,sometimes good beats audio quality ,sometimes scratchy (like volume down but high sound and basses scratches). If I low the basses in beats equalizer ,I have a better sound but then I remain without basses .It hapens that listening to a song on youtube with good quality,and then the next video can have that sratchy sound.I tried latest driver updates ,I reinstalled the drivers ,I changed the rates and bits (hz) Nothing heleped !I would be very grateful if someone could help me with it !  http://vocaroo.com/i/s0MXg1a1suYw Here is a link where can be heard the sound I get . PS: Latest drivers don?t work on my computer.The problem is in HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO DEVICEI need to get that driver that was before aniversary update .It is in windows.old folder but I don?t know where .I need HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO DEVICE driver Version  10.0 10240.16384After aniversary update that version is not there ,even if I roll back the driver ,and will be the same problem.

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What is Wind 10? A movie?

A:a Wind 10?

I've only heard of "Windows 10", not "Wind 10"

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I have windows xp and aol.I downloaded the aol spyware ran it like I was supposed to restarted my comp and EVERYTHING is gone.All my icons start button and the taskbar are no longer.The only way I can do anything is to hit ctrl alt del to get my task manger and to click new task.Any help would be nice to get my comp up and running like normal again.

A:Need help with wind xp

Some things you can try:

1. Restart your system in safe mode by hitting f8 before xp comes up after the bios screen goes away.

2. When in enter safe mode screen, select "use last known good config." That should take your system to before you had the problem. If not, there are deeper probs that will have to be sorted.

I would only use spybot or other non-aol spyware apps, and this prob is good reason why.

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how or where do I go to check for missing drivers?

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how or where do I go to check missing drivers I my pc?

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 下午 12:29:17, on 2005/10/28Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\SiSAudUt.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\efsdfgxg.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd32.exeC:\WINDOWS\Twain_32\VistaScan\HotKey.exeC:\PROGRA~1\TEXTBR~1.0\Bin\INSTAN~1.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exeC:\Program Files\Kingsoft\Powerword 2003\XDICT.EXEC:\Program Files\TextBridge Pro 8.0\Ereg\REMIND32.EXEC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC... Read more

A:Hijack Log Wind

Hello,First of all, You are using DAP which is not technically malware, but it may include malware and allow it into your system. You can find safer alternatives here: http://www.spywareinfo.com/downloads.php?cat=dlman#dlmanThat's why I recommend you uninstall it, because I've seen the infection you are dealing with in a lot of cases present where DAP was also present.Reboot your system!Please perform next steps in exactly the same order as I am asking you, because this is with a reason. * Download Killbox.Click killbox.exe.Select the option "Delete on reboot".Now copy the next bold:C:\WINDOWS\System32\efsdfgxg.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\z16.exeC:\WINDOWS\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\winlogon.exeOpen 'file' in the killboxmenu on top and choose Paste from clipboardNow you will see, this is pasted in the "Full Path of File to Delete"-field.There's a little arrow (dropdown-arrow) next to that field.If you expand it, these lines must be there together if the files are present!Then press the button that looks like a red circle with a white X in it.Killbox will tell you that all listed files will be deleted on next reboot.. Click YESWhen it asks if you would like to Reboot now, click YESIf you don't get that message, reboot manually. Click No at the Pending Operations prompt.Your computer must reboot now.* Download: HosterUnzip hoster to an own folder, eg C:\Hoster S... Read more

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I have an Acer Laptop which comes with Vista. But I had problems with Vista, like random crashes.
Now I have XP SP3 installed but it still crashes from time to time.
Another problem I have is when I play a game and I Alt Tab my computer freezes and eventually crashes, neither am I able to play music using Winamp while playing the game. Could someone please help me?

Thanks in advance,

And sorry if my English is bad, I'm Dutch.

A:Wind'ows XP Crashes

If you had problems with crashing on the Vista system, and now it crashes with XP, it could very well be the laptop itself.

Can you take it back to where you got it and ask them to check it out or better still, replace it.


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when microsoft displayed a message telling owner to re-activate windows either in 3 days or now,i pressed yes for now.then it shutdown,and time past it re-statred.however,some applications like system information,help and support,and netgear wireless software will not work.i tried re-installing netgear genie,but says not running or failed the same with help and support.what can i do to have computer windows xp running in same condition before i re-activated windowsxp per se by microsoft company??isnt this or would be a legal issue,that microsoft forced me to re-activate either now or 3 days automaticly,arent they responsible.when i spoke to company they want to sell me tech support and fix xp remotely,not show some responsibilty or ownership to cause and effect.reply.

A:wind errorsows xp

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It's been a long time since I've tried and failed to install IE7 on a my old, aging, but still viable Windows 2000 machine. I realize that MS has not added support for IE7 within this operating system, but perhaps, by now someone has come up with a way to do this?

At present, I am using Firefox 3.04 on this machine and will continue to do so, but I do need to use IE for some tasks. Unfortunately, IE6 does not have tabbed browsing (or multiple home page capability) and has some terrible security problems that have been solved by IE7,

So does anyone know of a solution to this problem other than upgrading the operating system (it was originally a Win 98 machine), which is not possible for the machine, because it has a maximum of 128 MB RAM. .

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found computer in garage sale. Windows wont let me log on because i dont have (nor can i get) the previous users password. How can I get in?

A:cant get into new(used) computerg on to wind

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Good night gentlemen. I'd love it if I could get some help from you. Recently, power went out so when I tried to boot windows 7 again it told me it needed to check some files, etc. So I let it do it. Once it restarted, it showed the Initializing screen, and when it started I could see my mouse, but everything else is black. I can move the mouse around, and if I hit ctr+alt+spr it takes me to the management screen.
I thought it might be Fences or rainmeter messing it up, so I started Safe mode up (from which I'm posting right now) and whenever I try to un-install Fences it tells me it failed because it can't access the Windows Installer service, which may happen if it's installed incorrectly.
I went on linux and deleted the files but it still shows on the program management screen. Already tried booting up with last good configuration, but to no avail.
Any thoughts?

A:Weird Wind

Have you tried a repair install? http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html?ltr=R

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Scan saved at 12:03:20 PM, on 8/5/2010Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienwareAlienFXController.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exeC:\Windows\SysWOW64\CTXFISPI.EXEC:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exeC:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienFXHook32Mngr.exeC:\Program Files\Alienware\Command Center\AlienFusionController.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\IncrediMail\Bin\ImApp.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXEC:\Program Files (x86)\IncrediMail\Bin\IncMail.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Windows\SysWOW64�... Read more

A:need help with wind 7 ie 8 redirecting hj log

Hello, billsplas.My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, I would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.ThanksShould you still require assistance, please take note of the points below:Please track this topic by either adding it to your favourites or clicking the Options button at the top of this thread and then Track this topic.Please disable word-wrap before posting logs. This can be done by clicking Format and un-ticking the word-wrap feature in notepad. The logs that you post should be copied and pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.If you do not reply within 5 days, I will have to close your topic. Should you not be able to meet this, please notify me so that I will leave the topic open.Please do not install, update, or run any programs for the duration of the fix.If you do not understand the instructions I provide, please don't hesitate to ask. That's what I'm here for Please continue to reply to this topic until I give you the all clean. Just because there are no symptoms of infection doesn't mean that the computer is clean.If you are running Vista, please run all the fixes as an administrator. This is done by r... Read more

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Hi...I am having a problem with my computer. Every once in a while I hear a wind blowing noise. I thought at first it was my messenger programs but I closed all of them and I still heard it. It happens when I have nothing open or running, and I am not even at my computer. Anyone have any ideas, I think it might be some kind of spyware or something.

A:Wind Blowing

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After reinstalling window xp no sound- no sound card shows in a devices property.
before reinst. i had sound.
I don't have any cd to support drivers or card atc.
I used a microsoft Window Xp cd, to back up my data and just restore windows on a factory restore; My old accounts remain.
help please​

A:no sound on wind.xp

Sounds like you did a repair install,otherwise,using a factory restore disk
would have wiped your user accounts.
You should be able to go to the support section of the computer manufacturers
wesite and download the drivers for your hardware.

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I have been having problems with my email when I am on my computer and go to click the send and recieve button to see if anymore mail needs to come thru it says the operation failed? Any help would be appreciated. By the way I also have sent alot of emails to my friends and family and they tell me they didnt get it and it never got returned back to me. THank you

A:Wind/XP Microsoft outlook????

What version of Outlook?

See if this MS kb article helps...

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A computer with Windows 10 does not allow to install OpenOffice, LibreOffice and other programs. What settings should be changed?

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I am trying to save this computer from the point of no return if possible. Recently had a virus which I believed to be removed. System started behaving abnormally during the removal process. Now when i turn it on, sometimes it gets all the way to the home screen, sometimes not, it just shuts down. I started in safe mode. Sometimes that doesnt work either. If i manage to get it started, what can i do to save it?

A:wind xp shuts down during start up

Hello can you run these??Please Download TDSSkiller Launch it. Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system Click on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.>>>>MiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.>>>ADW CleanerPlease download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete.Confirm each time with Ok.You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

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My computer has been slowly dying ever since we got it. Right now, it takes a full 3 minutes to log on to windows xp, then, even though i have run my spyware and adware checkers(i have 2) i still recieve pop-ups, without even connecting to the net. I installed a program called Pow, and it works fairly well, but i also thought that for some backup i would install a program called po up stopper by panicware. Now, even when i do not have it running, my computer is slower than wind erosion. I have a dsl line, and a seperate phone line, and it still takes 5 minutes to connect to one page!!! even when im not online everything is choppy and slow, i need some serious help..

A:Slower than wind erosion

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hi there!
I have the same problem as Lordnoy. I have run spybot, adware, trendmicro scan, panda scan too, the following is my hijack file!!!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:01:20 PM, on 11/22/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Compaq Advisor\bin\compaq-rba.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Marie\My Documents\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

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A:Slower than wind erosion

I've split you into your own thread for better assistance.

You are running an older version of Hijack This, you should download the newest version and scan again....then post a new log.

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We had MS office free for 60 days and didn't use so I deleted.
After deleting I tried getting into MW to make a new document
and it said MW was missing. So I re-installed and tried getting into files and said missing file so I restored computer back to a previous date and if I enter through internet explorer
I get windows installing and it takes a few minutes to get started and than if you click on a link
it starts all over with windows installing.

Any suggestions??


A:Wind XP- Windows installing

Download and install this software below ...


It will install a bunch of softwares for you, including Writer.

It may open your Office document for you, and have one that would work for free.

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I have a Hp computer that has Windows Vista Home prem. and want to install Red Hat 7.2 with it. Is this possible, and what is the process,and what bootloader do I need?
AMD 64x2 dual core 5600+ x64 family 15 model 67 stepping3
NVDIA GEForce 6150 SE 430 120 mb
HDD total 335284, free 247686mb, D: total 9796mb free 541mb
MB Asus NARRA2, 2.00, MS1C7CR82101435
Norton A/V updated: yes

A:help with red hat 7.2 install with wind. vista


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Hello All,
I need some advise please. My desktop come music server has windows xp professional installed and my laptop has windows 7 home premium 64bit. I would like to know how to network them together wirelessly I have dlink dsl-2640b wirless router which I had when I was with a previous interweb provider. I would like to share my laptop with my desktop come server. so I can access my usb drivers, usb laser printer. I have tried googling for information but there so much conflicting advice out there I am getting confused. I am writtinhg this on my laptop which connected to interweb through a new wireless router.

A:Networking wind xp pro and windows 7

The easiest way to network computers is to connect them to the same router; that automatically puts them on the same LAN. You say you already have a router so there is little reason to mention any other way.

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I am running xp home on my laptop and was wondereing where i can get a cd to repair my os.When i bought the computer I did not receive a disc with it.It is a hp pavillion dv 5237ca.

A:Wind repair disk for xp


hello.gif[/IMG] and welcome to the Forum

Contact HP Support. . they will furnish a replacement installation cd for a nominal charge

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HelloI have a new Network Card in my HP PC. I need the Windows8 product key to re-activate windows . Microsoft have said I have to contact HP to get it.My PC is HP Pavilion P6 series: Serial No CZC3086RQG : Product No D2H94EA#BU: Model No p6-2371ea.Can you help pleaseDave

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Here is my Hijack this log. Please could someone advise what to do next please. Win min seemed to be not responding when trying to shut down, though last few reboots this has not actually happened. I've run some spyware and removed a couple of things so maybe that cleared that or I just got lucky for a while! However can not get rid of wind-find4U coming up as home page on IE at present. I've repeatedly deleted cookines and temp internet files but it returns whenever reboot the pc.
Thank you
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:41:27, on 16/06/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

A:win min/wind find4U hijack log

Hi niclawlor,

Your log shows signs of a CWS infection. To remove this infection:

Download CWShredder.
Save CWShredder.exe to a convenient location.
Double-click on CWShredder.exe.
Click "Fix ->" and click "OK" at the prompt.
CWShredder will scan and clean your system of CWS files.
Click "Next->" and then "Exit".

Then, please run atleast one of these Online virus scanners:
RAV Anti-virus Online
eTrust Anti-virus Scanner

Then, reboot and post a fresh HijackThis log.

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Hi we have recently bought 3 Advent 4211-b laptops (identical to MSI wind) and they came with windows XP, on XP the display resolution was 1024 by 768, but we installed Vista on all 3 and now alot of programs won't run because the resolution for some reason is 1024 by 600, is there anyway of changing it to 768, I don't think there is but I thought id ask, if you need spec il post it. Cheers


A:MSI Wind Display Settings

Resolution changes are made in Display: You will find instructions and screen shots for this here:

You begin by doing this:

1. Open Display Settings by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, clicking Personalization, and then clicking Display Settings.
2. Under Resolution, move the slider to the resolution you want, and then click Apply.Click to expand...


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I have a Dell mini - Inspiron 910. I dont know what the cause was, but went to start my computer today and the error "This application has failed to start because iertutil.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." came up. I cannot get to the Start button, but I can access the task manager, or command prompt in Safe mode. The problem is that this laptop does not have a disc drive. I have my reinstall cd, but the computer would not recognize the external CD/DVD player. So I downloaded the .dll file from my desktop onto a USB, but the computer does not recognize that, either. I tried system restore using the command prompt, but it said I do not have enough free space to run system restore.
Any ideas how I can get around this???

A:Wind XP iertutil.dll error - HELP!

The iertutil.dll file is part of internet explorer, and a major problem with IE should not keep you from getting to desktop, so I am thinking you have multiple problems and this is just one of them. You are probably infected. Do you do p2p filesharing, like Limewire?

You can download and install a standalone version of IE. That might reinstall it "fresh" and give you some functionality, but I don't see how system file corruptions with your internet browser is going to cripple the rest of the machine.


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My Dell 4100 PC had Windows ME installed on Partition C:\. Since that OS gave endless problems, I installed Windows 2000 Pro (FAT32) on Partition D:\ and installed all the wanted programs there.
Win2K has functioned without significant problems

***** I just received a present of Windows XP Pro (Upgrade). How would best install that with this PC with a non-functioning Win ME on C:\ and functioning Win2000 Pro on D:\
Each partition is 10 GB and has lots of free space.

I want to get rid of the remaining space occupied by Windows ME, which is no longer a bootable partition for some reason and then upgrade to Windows XP Pro
- How do I go about this?
- Can I just delete all of C:\ or does it contain the boot files and Registry etc.

** The entire D:\partition (Win2K) is backed to another hard drive [HDD2] with Drive Image 7.
Is the best option to reformat the main hard drive and install Windows 2000 and then restore the original from HDD2 to HDD1, followed by upgrading to Win XP ?????

A:Install Win XP on PC with Wind ME and Win 2000

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my icons on my desktop have changed to what lloks like a page with the top right hand corner peeled over i cannot open any programes by clicking on them help please.


A:Solved: wind 7 icons

Try merging the following registry files:

Download the Zip files.
Double click to open them.
Double click on the reg file inside.
Then restart your computer.

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Waited until today to do my monthly cumulative update for win 10. I am now at 95% complete after 2hrs and 20 min. Amazing

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I just purchased a MSI WIND laptop. I have tried everything I can think of the get it to connect wirelessly to my Netgear router. I have checked the WEP password, added it to the Netgear approved client list, and tried using the Windows setup wizard; but nothing works. The laptop "sees" the home network, but won't connect. My tivo, cell phone and desktop all connect and are working,so it must be the computer. Thanks for any help!

A:MSI Wind won't connect to wireless

Try disabling ALL encryption and MAC filtering on the router and see if you can get it to connect that way. This is most frequently a mis-matched encryption or MAC address issue.

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Hello, I have a laptop HP Pavilion 1428xd, 4g RAM, Graphic card ATI Radeon HD 3200 and SO Wind 7 Ultimate 32 bits

The thing is that when I am playing video games, The BSOD shows up, I have the minidumps attached. Please help, I think that maybe is something to do with the drivers of the video card. I recently reinstalled Wind 7.


A:BSOD wind 7 while gaming

Quote: Originally Posted by Jose12345

Hello, I have a laptop HP Pavilion 1428xd, 4g RAM, Graphic card ATI Radeon HD 3200 and SO Wind 7 Ultimate 32 bits

The thing is that when I am playing video games, The BSOD shows up, I have the minidumps attached. Please help, I think that maybe is something to do with the drivers of the video card. I recently reinstalled Wind 7.


Lets see 3+ year old AVira, 2 year old video drivers, 2 year old network driver.

That might have something to do with it, you think?
1-remove AVG and install MSE
AV Uninstallers

2-re-install current video driver
When upgrading your graphic driver you MUST remove all traces of the current driver. In order to do that we recommend using Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

When it is removed then download and install the fresh copy.

3-update all your drivers

How To Find Drivers:

- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.

- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference
- - Driver manufacturer link... Read more

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I plan on purchasing a MSI Wind U100-451US Intel Atom N270(1.60GHz) 10.0" WSVGA 1GB Memory 160GB HDD Netbook. I want to purchase another 1Gb RAM stick (i'm eventually going to do it, so why not go a head? Kill 2 birds with 1 stone), but I am unaware of what company made the stick that's already in there. I know you can't mix sticks from 2 different companies (even if you could, I wouldn't want to), so I was wondering if anyone bought one of the netbooks and could tell me who made the RAM they use. Thanks!

A:RAM info for MSI Wind Netbook


Upgrading RAM on the MSI Wind will void your warranty.


MSI, as well as several other manufacturers, does not use stick to a single brand of RAM. The addon RAM used in this video is Kingston-certified, but the brand of the chips could be one of several (Generally Samsung or Kingston). The pre-installed RAM is apparently not accessible by the user, so it may be very difficult to find out how to - and may be impossible to - match the RAM, because of the design of the Wind. Bear in mind that almost all brands of RAM are compatible with eachother as long as you purchase the correct type.

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I recently got my Carbon X1 which I packaged with downgrades rights to Windows 7 Pro. My company decided on a new Active Domain service this week and I found out that it requires us to run Windows 10 Pro. Would I need to get the standard $199 license to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro? I had paid extra to get the Windows 7 Pro downgrades rights (the default operating system was Windows 10 Pro) two weeks ago when I speced out the ocmputer.

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How to change the color of icons on the taskbar in Win 7


A:Taskbar Color Wind 7

not possible The icons of the exe or a shortcut must be changed in order to do so

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OK, after Tuesday's Microsoft monthly updates I normally run my Wind 7 Cleanup utility which I did; but for some reason after restart it showed that I needed to download two of the KB files already downloaded and installed? They are: KB3004375 & KB3031432. I just used the cleanup utility again tonight and saw the 25.4MB in Wind Update Cleanup, and since I have it marked for removal, went ahead and did it again. Same thing happened, needed to re-install those same two KB files. This has not happened before as I always run this cleanup after my monthly update. Any idea's what's going on, or should I just uncheck the box and not worry about removing those from Cleanup?

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The PC dont recognise the Active Pen. Can I isntall a driver or Soft in order to use it?

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Hi every one I'm Janos. I've just upgraded Wind 8.1to10 all went well till I tried to update ITunes then my laptop switched off I called Microsoft they advices its might be a hardware issue. I've tried to unplug and remove the battery but didn't work. The laptop is Aspire E1. Any advice on it ?

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Hi, I bought my laptop with windows 7 pro , later i requested for windows 10 pro recovery and lenovo sent to me a 16GB USB recovery drive containing windows 10 pro version. Problem i am facing it i can not boot my laptop from this USB. As i checked there are window 10 pro files in USB but i can not see an iso image in the USB , and when i go to my system bios option make usb as first bootable device then boot the system it do not recognize that a bootable usb exits or boots from it. Kindly supportSnapshot of files in USB is attached

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A:Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd gen not booting from the Wind...

Boot into the BIOS.  Hit F9 to reset defaults.  Then, under startup, change to UEFI only.  Reboot.  Hit enter when you see tha splash screen, then F12.  Boot foom USB.

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It's a new Thinkpad 13, and Windows Update seems to just straight up not work on it. I've had it about a week, but windows update simply doesn't work how it should.  I enable it when Windows says it's dissabled, then an hour later it's dissabled again.  Similarly, when I try to search for updates it just sits on the "searching" screen, even thought I can confirm that all of the "slow to find updates" fixes are installed.  That's not to mention how USB devices just hang on instalation, because they're trying to get drivers from Windows Update.  Any insight into this would be appreciated!Thanks.

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