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Firefox (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

Q: Firefox (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

When using Firefox as my brouser it times out. Which makes streaming videos or movies difficult. Any suggestions?


Preferred Solution: Firefox (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I am getting this box pop up saying firefox not responding. I have to wait a little bit so it can go away.It locks up firefox . It happens more when I go to you tube. I am running the newest firefox and windows 10. What can I do ?

A:firefox not responding (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

Are you using the newest beta version of FireFox or are you using the latest stable version ?

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Greetings, I have win7 home premium and just recently I've been having problems with Firefox.I can't download anything(always says failed) cannot install addons.I've uninstalled and reinstalled but no change.Any help is always appreciated. My anti virus is Vipre. Thanks

A:Firefox problems (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

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see the favourites menu on left side (not talking about most visited button)

Anyone please?

A:Firefox updated-now I can't ... (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

Firefox - Favourites - Bookmarks?

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I set up Firefox Sync Bookmarks on my PC where and how do I get my Bookmarks which are being synced and saved ?

A:Firefox Sync Bookmarks? (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

The purpose of the Firefox sync feature is to allow another device (PC - Phone - etc) that has Firefox installed the ability to sync the bookmarks, history etc to itself. For example. I have a Desktop PC, A laptop PC and a Android Smart Phone. Each of these devices have FireFox installed. Each of the devices are sync'd together. So if I save a bookmark on my PC, I can then use Firefox on my Smart phone and the bookmark will appear there and can be used by FireFox.

Its not really a backup. It just makes what ever your syncing available on all devices that use FireFox.

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When I'm at a search engine and am looking for images, Firefox automatically resizes large images which I don't want it to do. When I changed the setting at about:config to set this to "false," it made no difference. Now I'm at a loss.


A:How to stop Firefox from resizing images - (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

If you are looking at a page of search results, it may be that the search engine is sending scaled down versions of the found images. What search engine are you using?

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Firefox has been freezing up on me, and when I close it down, I get a bluescreen error. It also happens a lot of the time when I close Firefox down normally. This was happening before I updated to the latest version of FF. I am running Windows XP, and have recently started using ZoneAlarm and Avast on my system.

A:Firefox closes = bluescreen error? (Moved for the mozilla/Firefox Forum)


Can you give us the error in full that you are getting. Also, I would check and make sure that ZoneAlarm and Avast are allowing FF to connect to the internet.


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I set up Firefox Sync Bookmarks on my PC where and how do I get my Bookmarks which are being synced and saved ?

A:Firefox Sync Bookmarks [moved to Firefox forum]

Your Bookmarks, and anything else you chose to setup in sync, to save are sitting in your Sync Account. You login to your account, from any added devices you also setup.


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Hello all,

I have Firefox as my browser and Yahoo as my search engine. No matter how many updates, add-ons etc I use from Mozilla re: Adobe Flash player, Firefox continues to block Flash.

My question is, what can I use as a substitute to Flash and how do I install it to work on my browser

A:Firefox [moved to Firefox forum]

Download it: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ Firefox does not block Flashplayer

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I have just purchased a second hand gaming desktop computer, after i got it home and looked i could not find how to connect it via WI-FI so i has resorted to Ethernet cable. i rang the person i bought it off and they assure me it has wireless but in resseting it they may have deleted the wireless driver ?


Please help

A:Please help me! (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

howdy and welcome. As we have zero idea what you are looking at, can you give us the make/model of the rig please?

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Last month (or longer) I switched from IE to Chrome. Today I went back to IE just to get a name of a site I bookmarked and nothing was there(?) Everything was gone. What happened to all my old bookmarks and is there a way to find them?

A:Looking for my bookmarks on IE (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

Bookmarks are called Favorites in IE. I assume you looked under Favorites in the IE Menu bar? I also assume we're talking about IE11?

If so and they aren't there are you sure you're logged in as the correct user who added those sites to your favorites?

Lastly, look in this location:

C:\Users\(your usename)\Favorites folder to see if they are listed there.

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Plug the charger into the wall and into the laptop, I get the light to indicate it's charging. However, when I go to power on, I get nothing. Not even the Acer logo or the blue light by the power button or on the side. What's causing this? How can it be fix?

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I get the BSOD a couple times a week. I don't know how to interpret what it says. How do I fix this problem and where should I start?

A:BSOD (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

Do you have the error code, or any text that could help us?

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While trying type in google search this pops up in search box sunbeam mixer bread attachments can not get rid -i clear out start type again same thing -i had to go to yahoo to do a search--crazy i have 2 laptops same problem and message--almost makes me think Google been hacked--any ideas

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I'm in Engineering and have created an excel spreadsheet that shows information of someone that will be checking out an AutoCAD/Manual Drawing. There are two columns P6-"Date CHECKED-OUT" and Q6-"Drawing Due Date"; the P6 column I tried creating a formula that shows today's date [=IF(B6<>"",TODAY(),""]. However this formula isn't doing what I'd like. If information was saved for yesterday I'd like that date to stay the same rather than update each day. The formula is doing it's function properly, but I need to find a formula that will keep the P6 column on the specific date it was entered and not change the next day. The Q6 column is doing it's function and just providing a date 30 days from P6; that one was pretty simple. But I'm coming across issues with P6 and would love some assistance as the end users are using the copy & paste function to enter data and the P6 column is automatically entered with a date. That date should stay the same from when the end user used the copy & paste function.

A:Excel HELP (Moved from the Windows 7 forum)

Business Applications
Use this forum for Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, WordPerfect, and similar programs.

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I loaded Office 2007 on my daughters NEW Dell laptop. Word, sometimes, has a problem. It locks up for not particular reason and never at the same place. Is there a configuration problem or it it not compatible to Win 8?

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When you add a google account and save it if you have more then one account Example gmail account [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] and others accounts can you put em alphabetical order in the box ?

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So I downloaded a VPN called TunnelBear . I am unaware of what it did to my laptop but now ..

Certain websites I can?t access such as Discord which I use daily. I prioritize private server mmorpg gaming constantly .

I?ve tried many solutions resetting Protocol 4 in adapters settings to / followed by no fix.. so confused . I?ve followed many guides an I?m stuck . Could someone assist me ? I am willing to offer payment for any soul to fix my daily user ?laptop?


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Had 1gb ram Increaded to 4 by placing in 3 new 1gb ram sticks Computor would only start in Safe Mode Removed two sticks and it is now operating Can I put the other two sticks in What am I doing wrong

A:RAM Increase (moved from Windows XP forum)

Assuming your computer is a factory-brand one, what is its brand name and model name and model number?

If it's a non-factory brand computer and is a custom-made/home-made one, what is the brand name and model number of the motherboard?

What is the description of those new 1 GB RAM modules?


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How do I stop Edge from running in the background. I've looked in settings/apps and don't see edge listed but I've turned off all apps. That said, every time I stop Edge manually it always seems to start up again with out my consent and there 7 instances of it running.

I don't like Edge, I don't want Edge............How can I just disable that piece of crap?

A:Edge (Moved from Windows 10 forum)


After performing the above instruction, a reboot will be needed before Edge no longer runs in the background.

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I see references by helpers to run this program and would like to know if it is something I should have on my desktop should it be run as part of computer maintenance and if so, how often. Thank you.

A:TFC by Old timer (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

It is a temp file cleaner. You can use it OR use something like Ccleaner [which is what I use]
As for how often to run, that depends on how much you use the system AND how much time you spend online. Once a week should be fine however if you are online a LOT, run it more often.

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Hello All - I have an email address but no email program, what would you suggest I use?

Regards Silversurf

A:How to set up an email (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

So, what's the basis of the email address? Is it from your ISP or some web-based service, e.g. Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo, etc?

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I'm having trouble with the latest version of I tunes .
Is not I staling .it said that my PC won't accept it . Plshelp

A:Itunes (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

I am sure that the error message was a little more that "PC wont accept it" can you please give full details of the error.

what you could also try is removing iTunes completely before trying to install the latest, here is how


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I am not sure if this is were i should post this
i am looking to buy a new antivirus program it will be for windows 7 and i like to be able to put it on my 4 systems
any advise in what you fellow would recommend

A:Question (moved from Windows 7 forum)

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When I send a website to the spam folder should I let the IP remove the spam e-mail or should I delete as soon as I see the SPAM?
Some IPs remove spam after 10 days, I think.
Does it make any difference if I delete the spam or let the spam be removed by the IP?

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I have some tv shows and movies that I have purchased from the iTunes Store. But can not get them to play I just get a black blank screen. can anyone please tell me how to fix this ? Thank you

A:iTunes help (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

In order to watch tv shows & movies from itunes on your computer you must have quicktime installed. If you don't have it you can download it from here. http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/
If you don't have the newest version of quicktime i suggest you upgrade to the newest version then try watching one of your shows again.

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Dear all,

I can not access my email account from windows live mail. Pls help me acesss urgently.
This is the error we are getting :

Unable to send or receive messages for the Hotmail (graphic.paper) account. Sorry, we were unable to sign you in to Windows Live ID at this time. Please try again later.

Server Error: 0x80048820
Server: 'http://mail.services.live.com/DeltaSync_v2.0.0/Sync.aspx'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80048820

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I'm trying to create a VPN, but I'm having a lot of trouble.
I'll tell you what I've done so far.

First, I went to Network Connections, File, Incoming New Connection, Selected my account, "Through Internet", and Allow Access.

Then I went to my reuter's (Thomson TG784n) webpage, Games and Application Sharing, Assign and assigned the PTPP server to my PC (I used the IPv4 IP), ticked the log box and clicked Add.

Then I went back to my computer, to Network and Sharing Center and Configure New Connection or Network (or something like that, my PC is not in English). Then I selected Connect to local workplace, then Through Internet or VPN or something like that (it's the 1st option), then I put my PC's IPv4, the same one I assigned the PPTP server to.
Then I went to the connections and connected to the VPN using my account Username and Password.

Then the problems started.
First, after connecting, the Ethernet connection would become "Limited" and the connection would fail. After some investigation, I went to the VPN's properties, IPv4, Advanced and unchecked "Use preset gateway on remote connection'' and did the same for IPv6. Then I could connect to the VPN. I'm not sure if it worked or not, but my Internet became slower.

I'm not sure if it worked because when I tried to connect my android phone to the VPN, it didn't. On my phone, I went to "Add new VPN", then I put a r... Read more

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I was working on something very important on WordPad and saved it often. I saved it as the document like normal and shut down my computer. When I went back on, only part of the document was there. Part of it was wiped, or something like that. This is the second time it has happened. I'm not sure if it's wordpad or my computer. When I look back, the size is still 87 KB as it was before. Is there any way I can recover the missing parts?

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I was running backup4all but it was idle when I left my pc for an hour or so. When I came back the following was on my screen
"vscsrv2008x64.exe has stopped working.
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program & notify you if a solution is available."
I did a search for it on google & it seems to be related to backup programs but i cant determine if it is serious.
Any help appreciated.

A:What is vscsrv2008x64.exe (moved from Windows 8 forum)

The file is related to the back up program you mentioned. The program is not free. Did you purchase it or download the free trial? If the latter then it's possible the trial has expired and you have to decide if you want to purchase it or uninstall it.

If you purchased it, perhaps some security software is interfering.

Have you ever run it successfully?

What security software are you running?

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I am having a lot of issues with Incredimail especially sending - I keep getting this message
550 5.5.1 Protocol error
Can anyone help me Please ?

A:Incredimail (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

What operating system are you using? (Windows XP, Vista, 7,8.0, 8.1, 10 etc)
Is it 32-bit or 64-bit?
When did the problem start?
Have you previously been able to send email without issues?
Did you update the software?

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This may be the wrong place to ask this. I apologize before hand. Does anyone know anything about WinPatrol? It was suggested to me to use by a Microsoft Tech and I downloaded it, but I'm not sure when I bootup computer and sign in, there is a drop down menu. Im not sure I understand it. Can someone advise? Thanks.

A:WinPatrol? (Moved from the Windows 8 forum)

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Please, why do I have to update my Intel Graphics Driver everyday to get the cooling fan to work?
Toshiba Satellite P-70-A Win 8.1
It shows - C:\Users\Betty\AppData\Local\Temp\23.43.45.TC00576000C.b
Does this mean at shut down it is deleted? Won't allow me to change destination.
Have spent days trying to find a solution. Cheers.

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every time i turn on my laptop.... ' %hs is missing'
what should i do....can anybody help me to fix this

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I have a home built I7-920 with Gigabyte ex-58-ud3r motherboard. I have a built in card reader. Lately when I put in an SD card it tells me it will run faster on USB 2. It is supposed to be USB 2. How can I determine why it is doing this?

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I don't know if it's from Windows or not.
It covers the taskbar. The only option is to x out of it or click the link,(I haven't and won't click the link.


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I cant run pubg
Error api-ms-win-runtime

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I was looking at Encryption for my email, but unfortunately downloaded this pain that I can't get rid of.

Does anyone know how to get rid of GpgEX?

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Hi everybody :
I'm going through my options of adding a second hard drive. I have a Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H Motherboard. Windows 7 Professional-32 bit. My "main" drive is a WD5003ABYX 500Gb Western Digital HD.
I'm thinking about the option of an SSD. I noticed, on my MB, there is a connector for a SSD drive. It's labeled "mSATA". I did a little research on this. Is it still possible to buy an mSATA drive ? I did some checking, and some of the prices on "regular" SSDs aren't that bad....some around $89. I'd post a pic of this connector, but between the size of the photo file, and being able to attach photos in this forum (I don't think it's possible). I know this much, with a "regular" SSD, I'd probably have to get an adapter, so I could use one of the bays in my tower. Even, if it's NOT possible to be able to find an mSATA, it's not the end of the world.

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Hi. I keep getting these mini adverts popping up from a site called www19.tuneloud.xyz and I can't seem to get rid of them even though I went into browser add-ons and put the website addressed in as blocked. Any help appreciated, thanks

A:Help Needed about Add-Ons (Moved from Windows 8 forum)


I suggest you post in the Virus/Malware Removal forum: https://forums.techguy.org/forums/virus-other-malware-removal.54/

Make sure to provide the requested logs and information in your reply.

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I have a word document that needs page numbers. 2 pages are landscape and the rest pirtrait and the page numbering stuffs up as soon as it hits these landscape pages making them start from 0 again. Any help appreciated I need this sorted asap. Thanks

A:Help with Word (Moved from Windows 10 forum)

Hi, and welcome to TSG.

Am I safe to assume that you are using section breaks to switch between page orientations and also putting page numbers in a header and/or footer? If so, you need to change the formatting of the page numbers in the sections to continue from the previous section, rather than start over. The exact method of doing so will depend upon the exact version of MS-Word you are using. It might involve right-clicking on the page number and selecting the correct format option.

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I have 8GB of RAM in my Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 (Socket M2) motherboard in 4 slots of 2GB each.

I would like to increase this to a total of 16GB and I read somewhere that it was necessary to replace the RAM in pairs.

So what would you advise as the best way to increase the RAM to 16GB - start afresh with 4x4GB (to use all the slots) or buy 2x8GB, only using 2 slots.

Your advice is most welcome. Many thanks.

A:Solved: RAM (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

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Ok before I explain the situation here's my specs
Cpu- amd phenom 8400 triple core processor
Ram -7 g
Graphics card - Gtx 650 ram 2 Manufacturer's motherboard name: PAsus M2N68-LA Compaq name: Narra3-GL8
Now here's the problem I bought a new cpu because this cpu was no good for my games when I tried to install it my comeputer would turn on but no display on my moniter now kid u not the pc was working just fine before I took my cup out now when I put my old cpu back in still no display but I do here a 5 beep error code now here's what I have done to try and solve what's going on
I took ram out piece by piece still no display took out my battery to reset the cmos and tried to reset the bios made sure every thing was place right and fans were all on but still no display and here's another thing that is odd when I put the power plug in my pc turns on immediately which it never dose please help me if possible c:

A:NO display cpu problem help (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

You appear to have a HP/Compaq brand desktop which has a HP/Compaq-branded ASUS motherboard.
What's the exact serial number(S/N) and product number(P/N) and model number(M/N) on that desktop?

Besides replacing that desktop's processor(CPU) and adding a graphic card(GPU) to it, have you added or replaced any other hardware?
Does it still have its original power supply unit(PSU)?

This needs to be dealt with in the "Hardware" section and not in the "Windows 7" section, so I requested it be moved there.


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Hidy ho all

On my phone so I'll be brief. My laptop isn't getting an IP address from my router. But 5 other devices are. I tried to reinstall my nic, tried rebooting a few times, tried rebooting my router. I also tried running an SFC scan.

The scan got 45% of the way done, then I got an odd error. Windows resource protection could not perform the requested operation.

not sure what to male of this error, and not sure where to go from here.

A:Laptop not getting an IP address (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

Have you tried opening admin cmd prompt and doing

Ipconfig /release



With enter key following each command

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hi there I have a powerline adapter witch works with my laptop fine but when I put it into my desktop it will not connect at all nothing changes it?s asif I?ve not put it in at all. Thanks

A:Ethernet issues (Moved from Windows 8 forum)

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I'm looking for the filenames needed to boot.
I have a Acer aspire 5742 i5 windows 7 Microsoft home premium 2010.
I'm hoping to delete everything but boot files & windows.
I seem to have a virus that is no longer a virus but become part of the sys. At 1stage it allowed me to do a sys restore
But keep all the files n dir it had (over 30000). I'm trying to boot without including them but unfortunately I have no idea
What's suppose to start n what's not (@ the moment everything is in start up) they will not let Me back up or do much of anything. I don't have installation disks. And they partitioned my HD then took away c: d: n left me with x:

A:boot files (Moved from Windows 7 forum)

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