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Can't Change Default Format for Headset

Q: Can't Change Default Format for Headset

Im trying to play skyrim but the thing is it keeps crashing at the logo. I search up fixes, and apparently i have to change my default format for my headset to cd quality but for some reason it wont let me change it and im left here crying in the corner xD plz halp?

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A: Can't Change Default Format for Headset

Without PC spec's hard to try and assist you. Although this is a possible problem with the headset mode, its really more a gaming issue. Posting in the gaming section is suggested.

Also, here is how to post screenshots in this forum:
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Can anyone tell me what could be the reason I can't change the Default Format in the Advanced Speaker Properties?

A:Can't change sound Default Format

Maybe because it's already on its default format.

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everytime i play music or movie sound is crapy i have to open sound properties and switch default formats ie 24bit 44100 hz to 48000 hz or visa versa then sound is great and if i close app then open again same thing sounds like crap until i toggle

A:why do i have to change default format (sound hz )

Is your sound output via the headphone jack or are you connected via HDMI?

It could be a conflict between the Realtek Sound Manager and the Windows settings.

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I am downloading audio voice files to my computer from an Olympus DM-10 digi recorder and they are coming in as wma files.

I would prefer them to be in dss format.

I've searched the software options and cannot find a way to change the default.

I think it may be a computer default? I think I saw a flash of something like DirectX when downloading, but I can't find that software on the computer. (And even if I did, I'm not sure I would know if that is the "fix" I need or if I could figure out how to change it.)


A:Audio File Default Format, Change?

Nothing to do with the computer, according to the manual (just looked at it using Google) its a matter of the recorder defaulting to DSS format in SP and LP mode recording, and WMA format in SHQ and HQ mode recording.

Have you checked the manual? Page 7

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(Er, I'm not sure if I placed this in the right forum ^^")
A few years, I purchased a Windows 7 Starter netbook and now I'm enlightened with all the knowledge of customization and theme editing I can do with it. But something's been bugging me - how do I change the time format?

As you can see, changing the date format looks fine. The Time format hasn't changed.
I've tried changing it to 24hr format (I'm more used to military time), tried switching around where the PM showed up, but it doesn't show up on my taskbar, only on the hover over for files & folders. Any way i can fix this?

A:How do I change the default time format in Windows 7 Starter?

Go to ... Control Panel>Region and Language>Formats (Here you can change Long/short times)
Also see... > Additional Settings(button)>Time(tab)

Time Format - Change

Date Format - Change

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The title says it all, almost...

I'm able to see a 24-hour time format on the user-based Lock Screen for Windows 8.1x64 on my personal laptop, but upon logging out of my account, the lock screen returns to a 12-hour time format for the system default lock screen. I have tried every option that I know of, from RegEdit to Lock Screen Customizer from WinAero.

If I need to upload screenshots, then I may have a problem, as I don't know that there is a way to upload a screenshot from the Default Lock Screen...

Any and all help is appreciated, thanks.


A:Default Lock Screen: Unable to Change to 24 Hr Format?

Hi, is this what you are looking for? If not, in PC settings there is something similar to this that might help with the lock screen issue. Hope all goes well.
Btw to take a screenshot in Windows 8.1, you can press the Windows key and print screen key (PrtSc) at the same time which will dim the screen and save the picture to a folder named screenshots in Pictures.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4061 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset, 8 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 702194 MB, Free - 632212 MB; D: Total - 13106 MB, Free - 1605 MB; F: Total - 476906 MB, Free - 388913 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 2AA2
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

Have a problem with the XLSTART default file. I change the comma format and save as book.xltx in the user\name\appdata\roaming\ms\excel\xlstart.
When you first open Excel,it opens a book with the correct number format (no decimal places). But when you try to create a new file, it reverts to the standard US number format with two decimal places.

A:EXCEL 2010-change comma default format

If you want to permanently change this Open the Options under File, there you can set your defaults.

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HelloSo three days ago I wiped all of my drives and installed Windows 10. I have a Corsair Vengenace 2100 headset. I installed the realtek drivers from ASUS download section for my motherboard and then I installed the headset drivers.The problem is that my headset does not record anything through the microphone if I set it to be the default device for audio output. If I have my other computer speakers as the default output device my microphone works just fine.This goes for all the USBs in the back of the motherboard. The headset works just great if I plug in the wireless reciever in the front of the computer.I have tried to reinstall the drivers multiple times and checked a bunch of different settings in the sound manager in windows but nothing seems to work.Have also googled all kinds of things but nothing seems to relate to my problem.I do not have any external sound card plugged into my computer.Thanks for any help provided!

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So three days ago I wiped all of my drives and installed Windows 10. I have a Corsair Vengenace 2100 headset. I installed the realtek drivers from ASUS download section for my motherboard and then I installed the headset drivers.

The problem is that my headset does not record anything through the microphone if I set it to be the default device for audio output. If I have my other computer speakers as the default output device my microphone works just fine.

This goes for all the USBs in the back of the motherboard. The headset works just great if I plug in the wireless reciever in the front of the computer.

I have tried to reinstall the drivers multiple times and checked a bunch of different settings in the sound manager in windows but nothing seems to work.

Have also googled all kinds of things but nothing seems to relate to my problem.

I do not have any external sound card plugged into my computer.

Thanks for any help provided!

EDIT: Can be closed as I found the win 10 forum after I made the thread. Sorry!

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I'm an X-Lite user... VoIP. I would like to keep my headset plugged in i.e. for communication, and have the ringtone for X-Lite (and any other audio I'd like the whole world to hear) come through the speakers too. In essence have both devices as default (audio coming through both) ^^ seems it would have been simpler to have this as standard i.e. if you only want audio to come through via headset just turn the speakers down/off...


A:Headset & Speakers both as default??

See if the posts on this thread help any:

Audio playback through headphones and speakers

A Guy

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I have my files in firefox format..If i want to change the format for only my files without effecting some other files which are in same firefox format...what i need to do?

A:how to change files from firefox format to another format

The simple and obvious answer is to just change the files that you want changed and leave the others alone. But you must have something more in mind.

What is "firefox format"? To what format do you want to change? Using what tool, application or method?

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Trying to Locate Software that allows me to Easily Switch from My Sound Card (Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional Series) to my Logitech Wireless G930 Headset, without the Hassle of Manually changing the Defaults.
My current OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
a couple of years ago,  I got a link for a Software Gadget from Here:  "QuikSwitch" which apparently doesn't exist anymore.

A:Switch Over from Default Sound to Wireless Headset

Answering My Own Post, 
Found: "Sound Switch v2.03" Works Fantastic, and it's Freeware. 
I have noticed some Users discussing picking up a Virus, Mine was Clean, as Always Use a Reputable Download Site, and Scan BEFORE Installing.
I can Now Easily switch Between my Main Speakers, and My Headset with 1-click.

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I've done everything i can looking online for ways to fix this issue. Nothing works. my headset is already set as the default communications device but everything other than communications still comes out of my laptop speakers.. I want all sounds to come from my headset.. but when i try to set it as the default audio device.. the option is there for it but clicking it does nothing. I've been searching for hours online to fix this issue, please help.

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I have a bluetooth headset, and I've paired/added it to my laptop. I check all its services and the drivers installed fine. But for some reason, the sound still goes through the speakers. I went to Control Panel->Hardware and Sounds->Sounds and it only showed 2 entries- Digital Audio (HDMI) and Speakers. There was no entry for a bluetooth headset.

I've once tried installing WIDCOMM bluetooth software. It worked at first, but later it couldn't connect to my device and had problems starting its stack service.

A:Unable to set bluetooth headset as (default) playback device

with widcomm if that happens remove the device and then pair again

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Hey all,

My issue is as follows:

I am unable to change my Creative Fatal1ty USB Gaming Headset HS-1000 from stereo to 5.1/7.1 though the configure option in Sound>Playback Devices. I want to do this so I can use X-Fi CMSS-3D with the headset (which I was using before I did a fresh install of my system), instead of having the headset on stereo and using a very basic form of X-Fi CMSS-3D

I am using the headset in a 3.0 USB port and not with a soundcard/onboard sound.

I have disabled onboard sound.

I have updated my Driver and Creative Audio Console to Creative Gaming Headsets Driver 1.01.0004

I have updated my Creative Console Launcher to Creative Console Launcher for Gaming Headsets 2.50.93

This issue has only happened after I have done a fresh install, and I did another to try and rectify this issue to no avail.

Please advice

A:Unable to change USB Headset from setreo to 5.1/7.1

One of my PC's is using an ASRock Z77 Professional Fatal1ty motherboard. There is a special port on the motherboard just for the Creative Fatal1ty headset. From what I see in the documentation the Creative Fatal1ty headset will only properly work in that special port.

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So I recently got my computer fixed and I am trying to talk on skype because I record youtube videos. Up to now I've been using my Turtle Beach X32's as my headset and I just had an additional cord I purchased for $10. Now that I'm back my headset won't work. I can hear through it but I can't speak to it and I have both cords plugged in the right place. I do think it's a setting that you need to change... help?

A:How do I change my audio settings to headset?

Welcome to Seven Forums Matt123321. Easiest is right click the speaker icon in the system tray and click on Open volume mixer> Make sure the mic isn't muted.

If it isn't, try some troubleshooting:

Right click the speaker icon in the system tray> Click Recording devices> Does it show the microphone with a green check mark and default device?

If not, highlight microphone> Click on Properties> Does the Jack information show the location you are plugged into (IE: you have it plugged into front, does it list rear panel, etc.)

If the mic is detected and default, highlight it and click on Configure> Click on Set up microphone> Click on type of microphone (headset?), and click on next> Follow the wizard

If needed, post some screenshots of the sound screens. I don't use a headset myself, but I'm sure many who do can help if my suggestions don't.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

A Guy

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Sorry if this is wrong section.
From a few days, I have a weird problem with my pc.
Only when I play a game, suddenly the audio passes from headset (connected via green&pink cables) to monitor (connected via HDMI), just for a few seconds, then goes back to headset.
I usually make this manually with the Windows volume mixer. I don't like the pc makes it randomly without my decision

I thought was an headset cable problem, but it happens only when I play. Any idea?

A:Audio signal suddenly change from headset to monitor.

Is it only one game or does it do this on every game you play?

Did you try a System Restore to a prior date? System Restore

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this is totally a noob question, but what format do dvd players read (mpg, avi etc.)? and also what formats can a psp play?

A:default format for dvd's

dvds are generaly mpeg2 format (or .vob if they've been converted)
psp's i think are mpeg4? i cant remember..

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When entering a date in a new spreadsheet, Excel's standard format looks like this: "13 August".

I'd like to reset the default so when entering a date anywhere on a new spreadsheet, it would look like this: "8/13/05".

How do I reset the defaults?

A:Excel - Default Format

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In the document I have just started, paragraphs default to having a 9pt spacing after. I want to separate paragraphs by a double return so I want the normal 0pt after. Why has this document suddenly taken on a new paragraph format? Normal.dot has not changed and "normal" paragraph style is still 0pt after. I have gone through the document changing every paragraph to "normal" style and yet, when I start a new paragraph, the 9pt after comes back.

A:MS Word - default paragraph format

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I always like saving screen shots (or whatever) as *.jpg. Is there a quick easy way to change it so when you click 'Save As' it defaults to *.jpg instead of *.bmp? i know it's a quick little click of the mouse to switch it to jpg, but I was just wondering if it was possible so I wouldn't have to do that every time...

A:changing ms paints default save format


when you are doing your save as and you have the opyion to name the file / right under it there is a box that tell you what format you are saving it in / now if you click the little arrow next to it you will get a number of formates that it can be save in

just select (jpg) then save

it will then be save as a (jpg)

let us know if this works for you


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I am running windows 7 ultimate (32 bit) edition and IE9. When I want to save a webpage I use this procedure;
1. LC on IE9 Menu Bar on File;
2. LC on "Save as", IE9 automatically defaults to "save as" option "Webpage Complete .htm/html option.
3. I have to manually select "Web Archive, single file .mht" format option, the LC on save.
4. Sometimes [in the same session] IE9 will remember to save as "Web Archive, single file .mht" format option, but if you change webpages it reverts back to the default "Webpage Complete .htm/html option.
5. A separate problem is getting IE9 to have a default save as location as it changes between various folders. I would like to make the default location as my desktop.
What I want to do is have some method of setting my default save as option similiar to what MS Word will let you do, under the following option;
>>>>File > Help > options > save > save files in this format.

I use the .mht format as it can be opened in any version of "Word" and I can edit the file including changing font type and size to suit me.

A:How can i make IE9 save web pages in a default format

You can try the script given here;


from <http://utopia.knoware.nl/users/wvd_vegt/>

I have not tried it in IE9.
May also be of use, but I have not tried it at all;

Regards....Mike Connor

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I have MS Word 2003, which is the most current I think. It saves documents in .docx format by default. This creates problems when I try to access the files on older computers. Can I change the settings of the app so that it saves by default to .doc?


A:Default File Format to Save - Word

Are you sure about the version number you are using? The latest version of MS-Word is 2007 and .DOCX is the default file extension for Word 2007 files.

If you are using MS-Word 2007, you should be able to "Save As" and save the document in a format that is compatible with some earlier versions of Word and have a .DOC extension.

Microsoft offers a free download of an Office 2007 Compatibility Pak for Word 2003 that allows opening the newer .DOCX format files.

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In Windows 7, all the good icons are in %SystemRoot%\system32\imageres.dll, but we're still taken to the old SHELL32.dll when it comes time to change an icon.

Is there a registry key or something that we can change to remedy this?

A:Change default location for "Change Icon..." button?


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I found "Outlook 2010 setting default save location" and that worked very well!

I am looking for "Outlook 2010 setting default save format" so that when I save a mail, it does not default to .msg but rather to HTML.


A:Outlook 2010 setting default save format

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

This interesting article goes some way to explaining the difficulties of working with emails in HTML format.

Tips and Best Practices for HTML Emails in Outlook 2007, 2010.

Also, check out this Add-in, which may solve your problem.

Export Outlook 2010 Mail, Contacts, Notes, Tasks, and Appointments

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Okay I would like to know if this is possible.
I currently have several forms. I am creating a new form using the form wizard. So I click on insert->form. I go to form wizard. click ok. I add the needed fields. click next. it asks me to form with "subforms" or "linked forms". I click subforms then next. This next slide gives me four options "1 tabular" "2 database" "3 pivot table" "4 pivot chart". I want to choose 1 tabular, because it is the best for me, but I would like the layout to be slightly different. The top portion places the fields vertically across the form, and the middle portion places the records horizontally.
I would like to make the middle portion place the records vertically instead of horizontally. Is this possible?
I tried to modify it using the click and drag method, but then it would only let me access one subrecord at a time instead of all 3 subrecords.

Thank you for you time and effort.

A:change in format

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I copied a song from a cd to my computer. it is a WMA file. How can i change it to a wave or MP3?
Also, how do i change a MP3 to a WAV?

A:Format change

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window xp service pack3[sp3]

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Hello guys
I formatted my DVD-RW disk  to run as USB.
 I have erased the file.
Now I need to reformat the disk to run as DVD.
What is the procedure please ?.
Thank you.


A:Change format from USB to DVD

I have no idea what you are talking about...a DVD disk (the actual media) can only be formatted for use in an optical drive.  It can be used as a storage drive in the same manner that a hard drive is...but that involves packet-writing software.
Is this what you mean?  If not, please explain and tell us how you "reformatted to disk to run as USB".

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can anyone suggest how I change format from the american to european video system.

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I have music in MP3 format that I want to play in my car sterio. Can it be change so as to burn a new CD for this?

A:Change MP3 format

You don't have to change them. You just fire up your favorite CD burning application, use a CD-R, (not CD-RW) and drag-n-drop them onto an audio compilation and burn them. Presto, you have an audio CD.

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I was wondering if anyone knows what ASC11 text format is and if MS Word is in this format? I have a resume to send to this certain site, and it said that the attached documents need to be in ASC11 text format and my attachment is in MS Word form. Thanx for any help on this.


A:Does MS Word make documents in ASC11 text format by default?


ASCII (not ASC11 text, or Plain Text as it's commonly known is arguably the simplest file format there is, your AUTOEXEC.BAT file would be a good example. They contain only characters with no font assignment or fancy formating etc, just letters and spaces. Notepad is a plain text editor, as is the DOS program "Edit".

Word uses it's own propriatary format (.doc) by default, but it will allow you to save files in ASCII format if needed. You need to choose "File>>Save As" from the menu bar. On the Save dialog box, you should have a drop down box labeled "Save as type" or similar. Just set this to be "Plain Text", set the file name and press OK.

I guess Word will warn you about this next part, but you will loose all the font assignment, formatting, tables etc, you have in your word document, so you'll probably want to view/edit the file in notepad before you send it off. That way you'll be able to see exactly (within reason) what the recipient will see.

Good Luck

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Hi guys,

For some reason, my Windows 7 is only offering two types of Default Format for my USB Audio Device driver; Telephone quality and Tape Recorder quality.

Obviously both of these are shockingly bad. The thing that makes it worse is that I have just brought a brand new USB Desktop Microphone (Logitech USB Desktop Microphone) and windows is only offering the same settings as my old Webcam Microphone (And it sounds just as bad).

There is one thing I am confused about though: In this video; Logitech USB Desktop Microphone working on Windows 7 64bit - YouTube

The guy is using Windows 7 64-bit (same as me) BUT he has the option to increase the audio quality to DVD quality. It's the same exact Microphone, same windows and appears to be the same driver. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit so it should include all of the drivers, yes?

Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong? Logitech doesn't offer any drivers and the guy in the video mysteriously has the same driver but has more options than me. The microphone is just as useless with loud echos and the like as my old Webcam Microphone.

Thanks for your answers

A:Windows 7 only offering low quality Default Format audio settings!

I couldn't find anything particular on forums.logitech.com other than one guy complaining about the quality of the playback sound. His post was in 2008 and nobody replied.

Standard trick to reset a driver is: go into Device Manger. Find the device. Right click on it and choose Remove. Reboot. When Windows comes up again it will reinstall the driver. It works a high percentage of the time. But there's no guarantee.

Might be a good idea to make a Restore Point first if you use them. Just to make sure you don't lose ground.

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I need to change a image ext tif to a jpeg or something else.
the tif is not valid for the upload. thanks, gina

A:change file format

OPen it in your viewer FIle Save AS and select the other format. You should be able to do that with paint.

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Can a document hold its original formatting when it is downloaded, ie a resume?

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I have a file with a .mpeg extension. i want to burn it to disk so i can send it to my family and they can view it by putting it in our DVD player and watch it on the TV. how do i do it?? the .mpeg file will not play in our DVD player, but it will play in my computer.

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I'm trying to change a file I made in windows movie maker to make the file an AVI file?
Does anyone know how I can do that?
Do I need a special program?

Any help appreciated..


A:Trying to change format from Windows to AVI?

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Hi All
Is there any way to give access to end users only to change Date format(from dd/mm/yyy to mm/dd/yyyy and vice versa). I don't want them to change the date just the date format.

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Hi there

I am wanting to transfer I photo I have onto canvas. I scanned the picture and saved it onto my computer where it automatically saved it as a pdf file with no option to change it. Now when I went to download it onto the website that will be making the canvas print it will not allow any pdf files. Is there anyway to change the format so I can get my canvas? cheers

A:picture format change

There are a few online services which will convert PDFs to graphics files, such as JPEGs, for free. Here's one example you can try.

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can anyone tell me how to change an avi file to mpeg as when i try to play avi file media player 10 wont play it somthing to do with codec ??????

A:change file format

You need to download the codec. Even the conversion programs (which by the way take hours to work) need the codec to do what they do. I recommend the XVid codec.

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I do know a good deal about Access but can not think where to start with this problem. I have dates stored as 20000928, ie. yyyymmdd in the text data type. I need to convert these into a standard date format eg. 20000928 becomes something like 28/09/2000

Can anyone help?

A:Access-change format

This expression in a query will arrange it like you want but, I'm not sure if I'm missing something as far as proper formatting is concerned.

ConvDate: Right([Yourdate],2) & "/" & (Mid([Yourdate],5,2) & "/" & (Left([Yourdate],4)))


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My currency format is displaying xxx.xxx,xx. It's really messing up my financial software (Quickbooks). I have gone into the control panel/Regional and Language Options/Customize Regional Options/Currency and found it is set up incorrectly. However, I'm unable to change the settings to xxx,xxx.xx. I don't have any choices in the dropdown lists. The separator only displays . (period) and the decimal point is , (comma). Is there some other setting I need to change in order to be able to change the currency format?

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

A:Can't change Currency Format

I believe that you should be able to just edit the Decimal and Digit grouping symbols. Options would presumably be offered in the drop down boxes only if you have more than one locale installed.


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Hello there

I am unable to get my Windows 8.1 installation to use anything but the US keyboard format, despite the fact that all my keyboard and regional settings are UK.

In particular, I go into the "Keyboard" application in Control Panel, and English (United Kingdom) is listed as the first item.

N.B. English (United States) is listed as the 2nd item in this list, and I can't remove it (I remove it from the list, but it is put back in the list when I restart the keyboard application).

Whatever I do, the keyboard layout remains the same - for example, the " and @ keys are the wrong way round.

A:Can't Change to UK Keyboard Format

What have you got here - Language and then options.

Edit - can you do a screen print Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Eight Forums and welcome to eightforums

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Evening All:

    I have 2(SanDisk 32Gb) pendrives that are formatted in NTFS. This presents a problem. They are "recognized" as HDD's and thus, cannot be "ejected" in normal manner using "Safely Remove Hardware" icon. When I try
this, there is not an 'eject" to click. I believe this is because the NTFS format makes[reads] them a HDD and, of course, HDD's cannot be "ejected". So, is there a command that I could run that would change the formatting from NTFS to FAT32
without having to empty all the contents of the drives, re-format, then re-install all the data?

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how to change file format from .rar to .exe?

A:how to change file format from .rar to .exe?

Welcome to SF!

You will need to extract the rar file, and create a new zip file. Use Rar Extract Frog or a similar program to extract the RAR. You can then create a new zip folder from the New menu on right-click.

Hope this helps,

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Hi All

I had a problem with my laptop and i lost my administrator icon, i'm just working as guest.
What i want know is to know if i format my laptop, will i lose the PCID??
I have program that was set to this computer and i'm afraid to format my laptop.

Who can help me please???

I will be waiting a feedback


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