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Solved: Zoom Browser won't open in Windows 7

Q: Solved: Zoom Browser won't open in Windows 7

OK, I've checked the other threads re: Zoom Browser and have tried all the tricks and ideas, but no success. First I kept getting an error message about not being registered and now it's the wrong string or something. I've d/l'ed the newest version and it DOES NOT work. Shut down my firewall: no success. I've cleaned out my registry, clean boot, more uninstalls and re-installs and looked on line for more fixes. Even tried my other programs to see if anything else didn't work. Nope! EVERYTHING else is fine! Also, all of Canon's answers I checked into don't work. And I've also seen that I'm not the only one.

I have NO idea what the problem could be. It DID work fine until I received the latest MS updates. (I'm HIGHLY considering NEVER again receiving any more updates from Microsoft as I tend to spend more time fixing things after the updates than the updates are worth. Everything from CHKDSK going into "lets start at every boot" mode to other programs getting glitchy. (Do they even test the updates before uploading them?)

Anyway, I don't want to do a system restore because I've recently d/l'ed some important programs and - like I had to do once in the past - I don't want to explain why I have to re-register the programs. (Can't they tell it's the same computer????)

Just in case: does anyone know where I can get an earlier version of ZB or at least something comparable that actually works?

Thanks.

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Preferred Solution: Solved: Zoom Browser won't open in Windows 7

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A: Solved: Zoom Browser won't open in Windows 7

Went back and installed version 5.6. No problems. Still don't know why 6.7.2 did not work. Haven't found anyone who had the problem actually find a real solution. No matter! Version 5.6 works fine and is all I need. Although upgrades work most of the time with other programs, I think I'll keep this version around for a long time.

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Howdy, my brother! This computer is running XP Home SP2 on an Intel Core Duo HP Media Center - but it stopped has booting outside of Safe Mode. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/sty...fault/wacko.gifI allowed a computer novice friend who had been accessing his Yahoo!Mail acct from a public motel computer where he contracted a virus - without cautioning me - to access his mail from my PC. He says the virus on his Y!Mail is hardware independent - and modeled the behavior he found at the motel - i.e. when he attempts to write a new email or forward one, a script inserts nuisance text in that message. After he experienced that on my pc, web browser windows now run a script which hijacks the Zoom-in / Zoom out control and locks-up at either the zoom in or out (out is worse) because you only see a corner of the raster.I ran Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, AdAware, and my installed Avira AntiVir Guard - none of which detected anything but cookies. I installed some new camcorder software which rebooted the system. But after the Windows start-up screen, the screen just goes BLACK and the system is unresponsive. I booted in Safe Mode with Networking, downloaded and ran HijackThis to get log. I ran Dr.WebCureIt - which detected nothing in this mode. I have timely news video for CNN iReports Independence Day coverage which I seek to transfer from my camcorder to edit on this tower - if you would please help me get it back working again. (Remember this is the Safe Mode log).... Read more

A:Yahoo!Mail got infected from hotel lobby PC, now hijacked home PC browser Zoom-in Zoom-out

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Recently updated to this version of Zoom Browser and can no longer download pictures from my 3 Canon cameras. When I attach a camera via USB to my computer, it gets recognized, and I get the window asking me what program to use. I choose the Canon camera window. However Zoom Browser dose not open by itself, after I open it, I choose the acquire and camera settings bar but get no response! It appears the program dose not see my camera. I have gone to the Canon help site, but cant find my way around to get help with this. Any help I will be grateful for. Thank you!
 

A:Solved: Zoom Browser EX 6.1.1.21

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Hi,
I wanted to disable Multi-Touch functionality on internet explorer. Using our finger i can Zoom-In and Zoom-out on internet explorer.
I need to disable this feature. It would be great if someone helps me out to disable this feature.

Thanks,

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Hi,
When opened notepad or Internet explorer and i tried to zoom-in and zoom-out it is zooming-in but as per my requirement i need to disable this feature. I have tried the following things but didn't work:
1. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\Zoom\ZoomDisabled=1
2.



Press Windows
key + R. This will open Run. Alternatively, you can go to Start and search for Run.


In Run dialog box, type gpedit.msc and
hit enter.


Now navigate to: Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Edge
UI


On the right hand pane double click on Allow
Edge Swipe.


Set the policy to Disabled.


Restart the PC

3. [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet
Explorer\ZOOM] \ ZoomDisabled =1
4. [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Zoom] "ZoomDisabled"=dword:00000001

Is there anyone has an idea how to disable this feature in windows 10?
Thanks,

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I am having trouble figuring out how to reset my Windows browser. I use a home made computer that runs Windows XP Pro...I have Internet Explorer 6...Anytime I am online and on a web page, if I want to open multiple web pages my original web page closes and the new one opens.
Even if I hit my explorer button on the task bar to open a second window at the same time ...it will ALWAYS close the first window. My browser will NOT let me open multiple windows at the same time! :-( I did not used to have this problem, and I do not know how to correct it, nor what caused it... I am sure it is something I can go change but not sure where that it is located...so if anyone knows I would be eternally grateful! honest Oh and I have even tried to reset my computer to a previous time when it worked fine and that did no good either...Help Please! Thanks, Dedee
 

A:Solved: Browser won't let multiple windows open..

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My husband has an HP Envy desktop running Windows 8 with a new HP 23tm Touch Screen Monitor. For the last couple of weeks, sometimes when he lowers an open browser to the task bar, he can no longer bring it back up. It show the small preview and it is still open but it won't go enlarge. Right click, left click, close then open, it's just done. At first restarting the computer worked. He found that when it happens he can switch to a different browser and that will work. When he has a browser open on the desktop and tries to open another program it opens but stays frozen to the taskbar. Lower the browser and it still wont enlarge. This seems to happen when it goes into screen save mode. We ran all checks (drivers, disk, virus) and ran all updates. Checked with Microsoft and HP for solutions. Is this a Windows 8 problem or a monitor problem? He never knows what browser will be available to him. Thanks in advance for any ideas or help!
 

A:Solved: Open browser and programs frozen to task bar in windows 8

This seems to happen when it goes into screen save mode.Click to expand...

If you mean he is running a screen saver try with screen saver turned off ("None"). If the problem then goes away, try a different screen saver.
 

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I have Zoom Browser EX. It has always worked well...I don't know what changed. When I upload all the photos off my memory card, I can see them on the screen however when I click on them so I can save them or get a better view of them, nothing happens.
The picture just seems to be highlighted in gray/white. It looks like I am about to select it and then nothing. If I right click I can e-mail the picture but this is not how it used to work and I don't like doing it this way.

I would appreciate advice from anyone who has familiarity with this program.

Thanks,
K
 

A:Zoom Browser EX

Hi,

You could try uninstalling/re-installing Zoom Browser? This might fix the bug and it's worth a try.

If you're using Windows XP you can upload the pics from your digi camera without any other software needed.

I have ZoomBrowser but uninstalled it and don't really miss it as XP's inbuilt camera software works fine.
 

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I went to Germany this past summer and now 30 pictures are missing. I'm not very good at computer stuff so please try to be clear.
I did have a 'corruption' problem after I downloaded the pictures from my Memory Card.
The computer is fixed but some of my best pictures are inaccessible. I can 'see' the photos on Zoom Browser but the pixels are out of focus.
I tried to download the photos to make a Memory Book.
I deleted the photos from the Memory card before I had the corruption problem.
Any suggestions on what to do to recover the pics.
Thanks for your help.
MargaretMi

I have Windows XP
 

A:Zoom browser help

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Hi,

Last night, somehow my zoom was changed. My start menu used to have only about 4 rows and now there are six rows and the tiles are now all much smaller. Generally everything is smaller and a new registry entry has appeared in


Code:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Grid
Called 'Layout_MaximumAvailibleHeightCells' with a hexadecimal value of 6. I know this is something to do with my problem as I have seen a few tutorials on changing the amount of rows. If I change it, it reverts back to 6 again when I log in to my account. I have tried changing the resolution, but it was the same before the sizes changed and as I have Eyefinity I can't put it down as that would make it repeat on all three screens, and the resolution is at its maximum. It is not to do with the 'Change the size of all items'. It applies the login screen as well.

TL;DR Everything is smaller, and nothing to do with resolution/accessibility, nor the AMD Catalyst Control Panel.

Specs on screens:

3 x 1920x1080p Monitors
AMD Radeon HD 6870 GPU

Thanks

A:[SOLVED] Windows 8 Size & Zoom

Hi (and welcome to the forums)


Why not try a run of System Restore? It usually works fairly well for getting settings back to previous values, and it doesn't bother your personal files.
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The steps below are for computers running any version of Windows 8 except Windows 8 RT (which mostly is used on the Microsoft tablets called "Surface" ... ["Surface Pro" tablets run Windows 8 Pro]. System Restore isn't available for Windows RT.

I'll assume that your computer isn't running Windows RT, and is running Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro.
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To restore your PC using System Restore

1. From a touchscreen, swipe in from the right edge of the screen to produce the "charms" bar, and then tap the Search magnifying glass icon. (Or, if you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down to produce the "charms" bar, and then click Search.) Enter Recovery in the search box, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click Recovery.

2. Tap or click Open System Restore, and follow the prompts. Pick a restore point from before the unwanted changes.
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If the changes came about without any action on your part, you might also want to scan for malware, as its presence can cause all sorts of unpredictable behavior. Check in Device Manager, too, in case you might have a device (especially your display or graphics/video card) whose driver is generic rather tha... Read more

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Hi! I am having a small issue with Cannon's ZoomBrowser program. I'm working on making movies with clips and pictures. I love the program, the way that it all works, but I ran into a small problem. Saving.

When I click save it says...
"The save failed due to decrease in available memory. Decrease the save image size, or reduce the number of images you are adding to the story board, and try to save again"

I decreased all of the images size, but it still didn't save. What is the issue with this program? I'm hoping you'll tell me there is just something small wrong that I can fix. It does this with about 10 pictures and 2 30 second video clips, so its not like I have lots of images/clips in it either.
Thank You!
 

A:Cannon Zoom Browser

Bump......
 

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Please help!
I was downloading photos using Zoom Browser as usual, without any problems. Then, a pop-up window appeared with a heading of "Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library". Within the window it stated: " Runtime Error! Program:C\Program Files (X86)\Canon\Zoom Browser EX MCU\MCU.EXE

I was unable to further download. I tried restarting, then closed and re-opened the program, removed and reinserted the memory card....but all had the same result.

Any suggestions?

A:Zoom Browser with Runtime Error

You need to download Microsoft visual C++

You should also update your windows *(It really helps)

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When I try to Email one of my photos through Zoom Browser I get the message "Zb module has encountered a problem and needs to close. Sorry for this inconvenience" I cannot send the email. What can I do? Windows XP
 

A:Zoom Browser error message

Start by deleting Zoom in its entirety--including registry entries. Then re-install and see if it works.
 

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I'm blaming this idiocy on pregnancy brain:

Load photos from camera to program (5.0 version) without issue. Can view thumbnails in each folder, no problem. But suddenly, when I highlight a thumbnail and then click on "View Image" to see a larger version, the thumbnail turns brown and nothing happens.

What the HECK have I done? I feel stupid, because it's likely something soooo simple, but am at a loss.

Thanks in advance,
Liz
 

A:Geez, I'm an idiot, but I need Zoom Browser help!

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My IE browser opens at 150% zoom after I change it to 125%. How to make the 125% setting stay put?

A:Browser default zoom level

Hello Shark,

If this is for Internet Explorer, then you should be able to set the zoom level to 125% using a method in the tutorial below, and make sure that you have the Reset zoom level for new windows and tabs box unchecked (step 7C).
Internet Explorer Zoom Level - Windows 7 Help Forums
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Essentially,
for some unknown reason canon zoombrowser ex has stopped openning. When I double click the icon, it opens to a white screen with nothing in but then fails to load. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling twice and have also tried a system restore to 3 days ago however nothing has worked. Have also downloaded the latest driver from the canon website however this hasn't fixed it.

If anybody has any suggestions, it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Problems opening canon zoom browser

Did it work before?

What have you done that might have stopped it working?

Why are you using it at all?

buck
 

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We have contacted Canon tech with no end to the issue. The error message is "Z B module has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. " Error signiture app Name :zoom browser.exe App Ver:6.5.15 Mod Name : msvcr80.dll Mod Ver : 8.0.50727.3053 Offset :00014ba1 . We have been on the telephone for hours. Have uninstalled and reinstalled. We have turned off the windows firewall and turned off Avats 5.0 as I had seen a blog that these items had caused error messages. Please let me know if anyone has found a fix. Thank you

A:Canon Zoom Browser Error Message

There are way better free photo editing software available
Any particular reason for keeping Zoom?

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Hi,
I'm running the latest official release of Google Chrome Browser.

I have laptop with 1920x1080 display and if Chrome is set at 100% zoom, everything is too small.

When I set Chrome to 150% zoom, things look okay. The problem is that for some webpages in Chrome, 150% zoom messes up the page really bad to the point where the webpage is almost unusable (overlapping pictures, text, etc). For webpages with this problem I find that I have to either have Chrome zoomed to a multiple of 100 (so either 100% zoom, 200%, 300%, etc). The problem is that doing so makes the page obnoxiously too big or too small. I've tried different zoom related plugins to help fix this issue but nothing works.

I notice I do not have this problem with Internet Explorer. I'm able to zoom in or out without the contents of the webpage becoming jumbled.

Can anyone help me?

Thank you

A:Help with Chrome browser, zoom issues on 1920x1080 display

Unfortunately, I know of only two options, neither of which I think you will be keen to.

1) Use IE9. I have both IE9 and Chrome installed on my computer, and I prefer IE9. I mainly use Chrome for the apps you can use with it, but for general browsing I prefer IE.

2) Reduce the resolution on your computer to 1600x900. This will make everything on the screen bigger, including web pages. I know it seems suboptimal to use a lower resolution than what the screen is capable of, but the difference in picture quality is minor and it will most likely solve your issue.

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When I am browsing the internet my browser starts to zoom in/out and doesn't allow me to click on anything. It basically freezes my browser (firefox). Sometimes by hitting zoom in or out on my keyboard I can get it to stop doing this, but not all the time. It seems recently to be happening more often. Any help on what it is or why its happening would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Hi,

I wanted to disable the zoom out and zoom-in option in windows 10.
Is there anyone has an idea how to disable it. Is there any registry setting which helps to disable this feature?
I have tried below but didn't work:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppContainer\Storage\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\MicrosoftEdge\Zoom
ZoomDisabled",
and set the value to "1".
It would be great if someone helps me out.

Thanks,

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I have a 6 week old new HP, Windows 7 running Firefox 4.0.On the old computer somewhere I found the add-on to open a 2nd browser but can't seem to locate that add-on now. Can I do it. And can I do simply since I am still not very good with the computer.Is there an add-on for this feature?

A:[SOLVED] how to open 2nd browser?

Either "Show Desktop" or minimize opened browser and hit the icon on your desktop for either a 2nd FF or any other browser you want simultaneously opened.

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Hi,

I recently downloaded the Tor Browser Bundle. The first time I tried it it worked fine. Today, when I went to start the Tor browser, Vidalia connected to the Tor network just fine, but the browser did not automatically start. Any idea what the problem may be? Thanks in advance.

A:[SOLVED] Tor browser won't open

Quote:





Originally Posted by tom718


Hi,

I recently downloaded the Tor Browser Bundle. The first time I tried it it worked fine. Today, when I went to start the Tor browser, Vidalia connected to the Tor network just fine, but the browser did not automatically start. Any idea what the problem may be? Thanks in advance.




Just to clarify, I assume this is most likely a problem with Firefox. I am not using a proxy server. Are there any Firefox settings that may cause this to happen?

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Hi everybody

I picked up some nasty malware. AVG was updating and suddenly everything just fell apart.

I can't run any installation programs regardless of the extension or name. I've tried to install Rkill and MalwareBytes with absolutely no luck. It defaults to needing to be unblocked in the properties and no matter what compatibility mode I use it will not run. I get a 1084 error when I try to open the security center. In the taskbar I have an Action Center alert that says 1 Important Message and 3 Total Messages. The Action Center will not open at all. I do not have access to a USB key as I am not home, but I will be Tuesday evening. Any help would be infinitely appreciated.

Other notes I forgot: I'm on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, and I am constantly getting errors that Windows can't load and needs to be repaired. It runs and restarts, sometimes being repaired and other times not.

Thanks a lot
Jared

A:Action center won't open, Internel Explorer only browser that will open, no MalwareBytes and RKill will not open

An update.

I've tried running MalwareBytes and RKill from a flash drive which is also not working. Windows also ends up unable to load, the startup repair runs and things work fine. Not long after Windows tries to update and then it becomes unable to load again and the startup repair runs again.

I tried running a registry fix for the .exe problem and I get an error stating that the registry is being used even when no programs are running and I am in safe mode.

Hope this information helps
thanks
Jared

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Hi Guys, just wanted to let you know that I had a problem with a client who couldn't open a 2nd browser window in IE6 despite reused windows unchecked and browse in new process checked.

Spyware and adware were clean. I don't know which ie update the conflict started with, however it is related to Yahoo Toolbar or Yahoo Extra's. The client installed the entire yahoo messenger suite complete with the toolbar, companion, extra's and email. By removing all but the messenger and rebooting, the problem went away.

Symptoms:

Clicking on <ctrl>+N relaunches the original window

Clicking on the E icon a 2nd time, relaunches the original window.

Popup windows relying on a 2nd window to open, either open in the original window, or if using pop-up blocker, closes IE out altogether.

Please post if this worked for you to keep this post alive. I looked everywhere and couldn't find a solution, but many people in other forums reporting the problem.

-TJ
 

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Yesterday when I got on my computer, I found that during the night it had rebooted itself to do some Windows security updates...facebook would no longer open on IE or Google Chrome, everything else does, but FB does not. I downloaded Firefox and it opened there for about 10 minutes and stopped there! I have used all suggestions I could find and nothing helps...so what is the next step...
 

A:Solved: Facebook will not open in any browser

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I don't know why, but for the past week, whenever I open my IE browser, the page always comes up in reduced size(smaller than filling the whole screen, as I want it to).

I think I heard somewhere that dragging the window edges to fit the whole screen...and then closing the window by using File/Close menu(instead of "Xing it" out) would make the screens start opening full size again.

But after doing that for days now, I can tell it isn't solving this at all.

How do I tell my browser to Always open all webpages in full screen?
(this is happening on both my XP computer at home, and my W2K computer at work)
 

A:[SOLVED] Any way to get browser to open maximized again?

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Does anyone know of a web browser that is open source? a friend of mine wants to try to create his own web browser. i dont know if it is possible or if so where to find source code for an existing browser
 

A:Solved: open source web browser

Firefox is one of the most popular at the moment.
http://www.getfirefox.com

Late,
 

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I recently stopped using Adobe in favor of the Foxit Reader for pdf's. Downloaded pdf's now do not open when the download is completed. I have to go to the list of downloaded files and double-click on the file in order to open it with Foxit Reader. When I was using Adobe they would open automatically upon completion of download.

How do I configure Firefox and/or Foxit Reader to open the downloaded pdf upon completion of download?
 

A:Solved: Open pdf's downloaded from browser

In Firefox (20), click Tools > Options > Applications.

Scroll down the list to Portable Document Format (PDF) and choose Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla.
 

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I have a problem that the icons will not open in normal mode. I have found the following in the event log.
Log Name: System
Source: Service Control Manager
Date: 3/11/2012 7:55:31 PM
Event ID: 7026
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Gary-PC
Description:
The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
AsIO
aswKbd
aswSnx
aswSP
aswTdi
discache
MpFilter
spldr
truecrypt
UimBus
Uim_IM
Wanarpv6
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}" EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">7026</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x8080000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-03-12T00:55:31.890069200Z" />
<EventRecordID>60972</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="452" ThreadID="456" />
<Channel>System</Channel>
<Computer>Gary-PC</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
<EventData>
<Data Name="param1">
AsIO
aswKbd
aswSnx
aswSP
aswTdi
discache
MpFilter
spldr
truecrypt
UimBus
Uim_IM
Wanarpv6</Data>
</EventData>
</Event>
and also, a... Read more

A:Solved: browser failing and icons will not open

Any ideas anyone? I can't run your normal tools since I can't get explorer to run. Need help please,,,
 

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hi all

so i turned on my pc this morning and launched chrome to do some things but i did a tab also opened to msns home page (uk.msn.com/?pc=UP21&ocid=UP21DHP&dt=112712]MSN UK | Hotmail, Messenger, Latest news, Sport, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Cars) how do i get this to stop? if i wanted to go to that horrible site i'd go there my self i certainly dont want to start every time i open my browser

I'm using windows 7 64

A:[SOLVED] chrome. msn tab opens when i open browser

Open the Chrome Settings page and change the 'on start-up' option. If this doesn't fix it, your computer might be infected. Post back for more details.

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I'm not sure if this is possible, but I thought I'd see if someone knows how to do it.

I have Firefox set as my default browser, and I am running WinXP Pro, SP2. My campus webmail is MS Outlook Web, and it does not display properly in firefox. I have a shortcut on my desktop for my webmail. Is there a way that it opens in IE, even though IE is not the default browser. There is no "Open With" options for internet shortcuts. If there isn't a way through Windows, I was thinking it may be possible with a VBscript or something.

Thanks in advance if anyone can let me know how to to this, or let me know if it isn't possible.
 

A:Solved: Open shortcut in non Default browser

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Hello,

My sister-in-law asked me to take a look at her HP notebook because she said she had a virus.

I have performed a full virus scan with AVG as well as scans with Spybot and Ad-aware.

It acts like it is pretty much clean now, however...

After you start the computer and try to load IE or Firefox, either browser just hangs there and doesn't load a page. After a moment or two, it is completely locked up. I can kill the browser process and reopen it and usually after repeating this 5 or 6 times, it will start working and appear to be relatively normal.

Any help would be appreciated. She can't find her recovery cd, so reinstalling will likely not be an option. Thanks.

HP Pavilion zd8000
Win XP SP2
Intel Pentium 4 2.80GHz
Log file below:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 21:33:03, on 6/3/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRpc.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRT.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoTask.exe
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A:Solved: Browser freezes or doesn't open

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My sister in law has an E Machines desktop that I converted years ago from XP to Vista. I had occasion to install a new modem for her and in the process tried to update the original IE8 to IE9 just as a first step. I realize it
should all be scrapped but that's not an option. The IE9 update appeared to take initially but shortly thereafter the browser froze up and will no longer open at all. I tried to restore the IE8 but that also will not open. I have the origional restore disc set which has an option not to select XP so I am wondering if that is a good place to start or is there a better approach? The machine is not altogether dead as the E Mail program and other functions still operate.
 

A:Solved: IE Browser will not open Vista System

As long as there is a working network connection, there is a way to restore a browser.

On vista the best that I can think of is to open command prompt and install Firefox using a file transfer protocol(FTP), if you dont know how to open a command prompt, directions below.

Step by Step:
Click "start"
Click "all programs"
open the accessories folder
right click "command prompt"
click "run as administrator"

A command prompt that is entitled "Administrator - Command Prompt" should open

change the directory to the desktop of the current user
Type < %userprofile%\desktop >
enter

start the ftp
Type "ftp ftp.mozilla.org"
Type "cd pub" to change the directory
Type "cd firefox"
Type "cd releases"
Type "cd latest"
Type "cd latest"
Type "cd win32"
Type "mget *.exe"
Type "y" when a question appears

between each command of the cd, you can type "ls -l" to see all possibilities
from there click on the setup icon that will appear on the desktop
from here it is self explanatory and you could reinstall windows internet explorer by downloading it and to exit the ftp in the command prompt type the word bye and it will say goodbye and then you can type exit and it will close the elevated command prompt.
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Hello. As of this morning, I cannot open Mozilla Firefox. I double click, a little hourglass comes up for a moment, and then .....nothing. I get the same results no matter how many times I click. I thought maybe if I uninstalled the program and reinstalled it would help, but I do not really want to lose all my bookmarks ect, so I am posting here to see if anyone has any ideas. I am running version 1.06, on xp pro w/ sp2. IE works fine on this machine, which is how I am posting this question. Thanks for any help/advice!
 

A:Solved: Cannot open firefox browser? IE works ok.

If you uninstall and reinstall, you will not lose all your bookmarks, extensions, ect. Those are all stored in a separate folder than the actual running program.

I would try that first.
 

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Hi Guys,
I am back asking for your help again. My husband's computer suddenly stopped allowing him to access the internet through either Firefox or Chrome. I don't think he has Internet Explorer installed on his computer. Don't ask me why??? But it shows connected but neither browser will open. He gets emails OK. I have made sure that the proxy server is unchecked. I looked at the device manager and nothing appears to be out of sync there. He tried a system restore but that didn't work either.

Can anybody tell us what to do and how to do it? He is running XP on a older PC. I don't think he has installed any new programs lately but he said he has been trying to clean up old files and he may have deleted something that was essential to open the browsers.
Anybody got any ideas?
Thanks
 

A:Solved: Internet connected but no browser will open

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when I click on a browser icon the icon shows up at the bottom but the window will not open
it's win7 and I have an internet connection...thanks
 

A:browser windows won't open

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Hi Kids-
I was messing around trying to figure out how to stop those annoying pop-up ad windows...and I don't know what I've done or if it's even related..but...clicking on links will bring up a new browser window, but nothing happens, the link does not complete. Not on links in OE nor in MIE. Sometimes the whole thing just crashes. Nor can I download anything. It's very annoying. Can anyone help?

thanks
xox
 

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I am having the exact same problem with ads popping up in Firefox and in IE. They are completely random ads, from online games to google.. and I am certain they came from doing these surveys that are offered on Myspace and Facebook in order to get yocash for yoville. I have used AVG, Spybot, and Malware... done everything and cant find anything to rid myself of these popup ads. Im watching closely on this thread because I have the exact same problem.

A:browser windows open on their own

hello,welcome,I have split you to a topic of your own . It's always less confusing for alll.Next run ATF and SAS:Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".From your regular user account..Download Attribune's ATF Cleaner and then SUPERAntiSpyware , Free Home Version. Save both to desktop ..DO NOT run yet.Open SUPER from icon and install and Update itUnder Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking cookies.Terminate memory threats before quarantining.Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program. DO NOT run yet.Now reboot into Safe Mode: How to enter safe mode(XP)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox or Opera browser click that browser at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected ... Read more

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Hello everyone:
I having problems with outlook 2003. I change the browser x FireFox. and Now I can't open my attachement the came with .htm format. Tells me that:" Application not found", even when I go to help-contact us tell me that:"Error launching browser". Please let me know what to do, or how I can give the new browser to outlook.
Thanks so much for the help and this is the greatest forum I ever encounter. Proud to be part of it...
 

A:Solved: problems with Outlook 2003 can't open browser

Hello !!
I resolve the problem... What happened was I forgot to give my FF (firefox)browser the default to open all my attachment that came with .HTML format. And can't opened because I didn't give any browser the default sooo.. I give my FireFox default browser and everything is ok.. I can open those formats and others links...
Well guys thanks techs I learn something new today as always in this field...

AACM
but THANKS ANY WAY!!!
 

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Recently I have noticed a mouse click sound in the open browsers windows. This usually happens when I am surfing the web and stay on a page fro awhile. I have run Spybot, Adaware, Spy Sweeper, and every other anti-spy under the sun but I am unable to locate the source of this clicking noise. I first thought it was the Java console running in the background but soon figured it wasn't it. My homepage is intact and no spyware threats have been found. I did download and remove The Weather Channel tools. I removed it successfully but it still shows up in the Control Panel. I am pretty much at a lose for any ideas what this might be. Any idea?
 

A:Solved: Mouse clicking noise in open browser.

I think it has something to do with the page you are viewing auto refreshing. You get it at quite a few sites. It will be interesting to hear what others have to say about it.
 

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Hello everybody,

For more than a week now I've been trying to solve this puzzle.
My Firefox and IE browsers get triggered and open multiple windows/tabs of my homepage or Windows Live page. (Oops, it just happened when typing this: so I used the 'go back one page' button). As soon as the webpage is finished loading it starts reloading or/and opens another window and the whole process starts all over again.
Another problem is that all of a sudden I can open my Firefox (default) browser with unintended hotkeys: The Ffour, Ffive, Five, Four and Delete key...

I tried Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, Trojan Remover, Webroot Antivirus (my default is Avast), SpywareBlaster and Ad-Aware. Only Ad-Aware came up with results and quarantined some 125 (!) files. Hm, mostly nothing impressive.

Some remarkable things (but maybe I'm getting paranoid): I get bugged by Windows Update. My Anvir Taskmanager indicates that C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v1.1.4322\netfxupdate.exe suddenly has become a start up item. Anvir also frowns at ctfmon as a start up item because it could be used by Family Keylogger. Anvir's explanation: 2. Status: Regular entry. Description: Family Keylogger is a program that lets you record to a special file and then view all the keystrokes typed by everyone using your computer. Keystroke logger/monitoring program - remove unless you installed it yourself! Found in the SystemCTF (9x/Me) or System32CTF (NT/2K/XP)... Read more

A:multiple browser windows open by itself

please perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and follow these instructions for doing a Quick Scan in normal mode.•When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.•The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.•Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.-- If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.-- Some types of malware will target Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and other security tools to keep them from running properly. If that's the case, please refer to the suggestions provided in For those having trouble running Malwarebytes Anti-Malware as you may need to rename it or use RKill by Grinler. Please download tfc (Temp File Cleaner) by Old Timer and save it to your desktop.alternate download link•Save any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser!•Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. Vista... Read more

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Followed instructions sent from "Enthusiast".Machine specifications:Dell Dimension 2400Windows XP SP2, Ver. 2002 (all updates current)1GB DDR SDRAM, 333MHz (512MB x2)80 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra ATA HDThe following programs are installed, up to date, and have been ran.NAV-Found WinFixer and removed.AdAwareSE-Removed tracking cookies and MUR's. No virus, spyware, or trojans found.Spybot SD-Nothing found.Java Spyware Blaster-Nothing found.Stinger-Nothing found.MS Onecare Free Scan-No virus, spyware, or trojans found. However, browser windows increased after running this scan.HJT log follows:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 10:21:21 AM, on 10/2/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC... Read more

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//Mod edit: Title was - "Numerous Pop-ups - Please Help With Hjt Log, I have ran out of options! AV programs not working!"Dell Dimension 2400Windows XP SP2, Ver. 2002 (all updates current)1GB DDR SDRAM80GB ATA HDThe following programs are installed, updated, and have been ran in both safe and normal modes, with and without system restore enabled. NAV, Spybot SD, AdAware SE, HJT, Java Spyware Blaster, and Stinger.NAV detected and removed WinFixer. MS Onecare free scan found nothing.Please help with HJT log,Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:54:30 AM, on 10/3/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDO... Read more

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I am DENNIS THAKKAR from BHUJ (INDIA)
Please Help Me its URGENTi am haveing Problem to OPEN FACEBOOK in any Brosewr on my WINDOWS 8
i am using Windows 8 OS 64bit i here is details of my system
Processor : Intel Core i5- 2310CPU @2.90Ghz
RAM : 12gb
System type : 64 bit Os
WINDOWS 8 pro
i am using
quick heal anti virus
Please help me i tried to open FACEBOOK and MICROSOFT site in all my Browsers like
GOOGLE CHROM | IE | Firefox and safari also
but i am facing same problem in all browsers same error
webpage is not available
and cant open this page

please help me i tried to re install all the browsers and even tried to do settings in internet options and changed the settings by unchecked connection setting of proxy
and i already rebooted my router and re installed all the internet setting
but cant help my self so please friend help me out of this messs

A:cant open FACEBOOK in any browser on WINDOWS 8

How about u installing antivirus program or disabling it and see if that is your problem

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When I click on a link or try to use shift+click on the link it wont open in the window. I have my pop-up blocker turned off and and when i click on the link it tries to open but nothing shows up. I am using win. xp service pack 1. I really need some help on this so please some one help me out. Thanks for your help.
 

A:IE browser wont open new windows: Please Help Me

I'm amazed that in this day and age people are still using that P.O.S. IE!
The press and all PC magazines keep telling people to change to Firefox (or Opera, now that it's free).
Go to www.getfirefox.com
 

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I don't have a big problem, just a really annoying one. My computer limits the number of browser windows I can have open at one time......normally around six. Now some of you may think there's no need to have a ton of windows open at once but there are times where I'm looking and researching lots of different things at once and it's annoying when I have to close some windows so that I can open others. I've looked through different settings options but don't see anything that would help me.......I am a novice computer user. I don't believe I have any popup blocker software installed that would cause this. Please help if you can?

A:Limit on # of browser windows open

Which browser are you using?
Regards,
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My son said when is using more than one browser window (IE 6.0 dial-up) and is viewing a new page while waiting for another to load, that the old page pops open when it is finished loading, instead of staying minimized until he re-opens it. He said his screen looks like the 4th of July with these pages poping open.



We can't find how to stop this in internet options. Would appreciate suggestions.
 

A:multiple browser windows open

You did not mention which version of Windows that you are using, but there is a program called tweakui that has a setting to prevent application from stealing focus.

Here is where you can find the pre-XP version.
http://www.microsoft.com/ntworkstation/downloads/PowerToys/Networking/NTTweakUI.asp

Here is where you can find the XP version.
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp
 

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