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While trying to log in to my BBC Store account on my wife's PC, somehow I ended up replacing my wife's name as User at login (the only account and therefore admin) with my own name and Hotmail address. The named Documents folder has also changed to my name. I …
by MiketheBook in Microsoft Windows ()
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Just was told that my computer is loaded with worms , trojans, and spyware. Any program to clean, it is shutting down all my microsoft programs--I cant send an email from windows live mail. Thank you in advance. Here is my hijack this: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5 Scan …
by pcmic in Microsoft Windows ()
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Since Windows 10 updated a couple of days ago I now get a message saying the above will not work and suggests I download the latest driver for my Lenovo AIO but I can't find out where from or how. Any help would be appreciated
by Douglas_5 in Microsoft Windows ()
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This is my xml parsor class: public class DataHandler { static XmlSerializer serializer; public static void Initialize() { serializer = new XmlSerializer( typeof( dataset ) ); serializer.UnknownNode += new XmlNodeEventHandler( serializer_UnknownNode ); serializer.UnknownAttribute += new XmlAttributeEventHandler( serializer_UnknownAttribute ); } public static void ReadXML( string filename ) { FileStream fs = …
by Devon_3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Haven't found anything on this searching google and the like. It's a purple zigzag pattern that is certainly fuzzy, but not like others have described. It is windows 7 pro and not sure what else to say...
by Scot_2 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I got a server 2012 R2. Is it possible to restore my system from last week settings??I don't have a back up. Theres a problem with the program that i'm doing so i want to restore it like in windows 7?
by Jessica_16 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I saw similar address/search bar complaints from back on 2012. But I haven't encountered it before 9-17-2016. The night before, MS asked to do an update that involved so many things that the X% loaded, Y% loaded progress box was showing. So whatever updated, it wasn't simple. NOW the upper …
by Kate_3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, I am using one my collegue email in microsoft outlook. She recieved an email two days ago. But when I am searching my outlook. I can't find that email. Please note that all other latest emails are properly recieveing in my inbox but that specific email is missing. Thanks …
by akkbkht 14 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi all I recently installed Windows 10 as a clean install using the ISO DVD I downloaded and burned before the free offer ended in July. I also downloaded and installed the anniversary edition (1607). However when I boot up the system will pass the POST stage and start to …
by cunnijo in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi. When I startup my windows 10 and log into my account, my desktop doesn't seem to be visible. It's just a black screen. There are no icons and no taskbar. When I try to open task manager, I can see it cursor loading for a split second meaning something …
by Project_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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hi, I am fighting around with setting a property on sound device via registry edit. I know its located at [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\MMDevices\Audio\Render\{ab701278-c48d-41cd-b68c-8466465f06e4}\FxProperties] i found that the setting is "{fc52a749-4be9-4510-896e-966ba6525980},3"=hex:0b,00,8f,f0,01,00,00,00,ff,ff,00,00 what changes is ff,ff to 00,00, that is ok, but also the 3rd, and 4th value change, but i did not discover …
by gotschai in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi all I have an old windows server 2003 (32bit) with a shared folder containing an executable. The exe is old and I think possibly 16bit. I am trying to run the exe on a networked pc through a mapped folder / network location. The pc is running win 7 …
by waves 11 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi guys! It's been a while since I last posted here. I'm having an issue with not being able to remove non-installed fonts. Meaning, the fonts are not installed in the Windows/Fonts folder and cannot be uninstalled the proper way. These fonts came with some kind of hidden-object game that …
by Oxiegen 88 in Microsoft Windows ()
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My Computer is Dell and i have a Win 7 64 bit PC and when i restart it there are loss of data's both on Local Disk C & D with MentioningSticky Note ....; How Can i Fix This Problem?
by Brook_AD in Microsoft Windows ()
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All my 3 fans are working BUT my PC's power button doesn't light up and, I have checked on the cables/fans/motherboard everything seems fine though as I press on the power button nothing comes up as it usually is green the desktop is blank WHAT SHOULD I DO!?
by Shiro_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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hi, yesterday the modem on my other computer could not be detected and I can't get on the inernet using it. I have a dial up modem 56k and I could get on the net fine for a long time, but something happened to my network connection and it isn't …
by the b in Microsoft Windows ()
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Is there any free PDF editor for Mac, but not Preview to edit PDF files on Mac? Need to edited file the same as the original one.
by Amanda_5 in Microsoft Windows ()
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which is not possible. I have a dell e1505 running xp So I bought this [URL]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16822145113[/URL] and this [URL]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817392009[/URL] Perhaps of note is that the HDD is OEM. I'm not really sure if that plays into any of the following. Installed HDD into enclosure per instructions and connected it to …
by jamst149 in Microsoft Windows ()
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When i turn my computer on it starts to load but then stops an goes to a black screen that says type system password then press enter but it will not let me type anything an wont even let me go into safe mode by pressing f8 and it wont …
by Brigette_1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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have been looking at MSDN for onenote, but most of it , is over my head :-( i did find this https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/hh377180(v=office.14).aspx have been trying to get it to work, but on luck so far.... do not have MS Office installed. the idea is to get the data(mostly text) from …
by westsiderailway in Microsoft Windows ()
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Using Window 8.1, today I get updates and than it say update not complete undoing changes....... but it stuck here. I does system restore but I get error on this Which is unspecified error accured during system restore (0*80070017). And I don`t have sysm image to do system image recovery.. …
by M_6 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi! I have a problem with Reimage Virus being very active on Google Chrome. I have tried to find it to get rid of it, but do not know enough to be able to locate it. I even did a restore point to try to see if that would fix …
by Clotilde in Microsoft Windows ()
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I've tried disc management, manager but still not working.. What should I do????
by Ajsel in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, I am wondering if anybody can enlighten me and apologies if this is in the wrong section, I currently am trying to implement a template that has an automatic date that is in the format of the 8th July 2016 (preferably with the small th/rd) , the nearest I …
by _1_31 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello I've deployed a 32-bit Windows 8.1 on VirtualBox on Windows 10, yet when I am logging in on the VM, a few seconds after the desktop appears, it starts flickering like a looping refresh, and I am unable to see any icons. Any fix for this, without having to …
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello. I've recently upgraded a Windows 8.1 Pro (OEM) to Windows 10 using the Media Creation tool since I was not getting the GWX icon. Activation has been successful from the OEM key. However, there were some registry issues from the Win 8.1 install itself, and these are still present …
by Ritesh_4 44 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Gys i gt TP LINK modem with ADSL. My problem is i can access to my modem wify buy my computer is not detecting the presence of modem ans so i cannot acces Internet in my pc somebody help me to fix it
by SIVA_11 in Microsoft Windows ()
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all, a few months back, I did the free upgrade to Windows 10 from windows 7. I tried it for three months and decided I did not like it, I thien reinstalled windows 7. Now in setting up my outlook, I notice that my address book and email folders are …
by douglas_3 in Microsoft Windows ()
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I'm looking for a cloud based storage of up to 150 gigs / month that allows scripting and to sync from a network drive; I'm hoping someone can offer some suggestions as I've spent quite a bit of time searching & most packages are 500 gigs or 1TB /month which …
by Siberian 1 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi all, How can i save embedded pictures in Outlook 2007 when it only gives the option Copy. I hope someone can advise. Thank you misschillout
by misschillout in Microsoft Windows ()
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