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Unknown Icon In Notification Area of Taskbar? by Dennis
There is an untitled icon always present in the notification area of my taskbar. This Icon appears to be a locked padlock with the number 9 on it. When I pass my cursor over it no title or description appears and nothing appears to happen when I right click, left click or double click on it. I have searched the help files and browsed Windows Explorer looking for a file with such an icon and...
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Product Key on bottom of Laptop faded ! help by The Patient
Hi, I have had a corrupted system for some reason so had to remove everything and restart. However. The Vista Product Key on the bottom of my Laptop has faded so a few of the letters look unrecognisable. I have tried what I believe it to be and it doesn't work. As I have not exactly lost my Product Key, Is there a way to get this product key from somewhere without paying for a new one ?? I...
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Trusted Installer by MikeV06
I looked at Users & Groups and do not find a user or group named TrustedInstaller. However, that user is listed as owner of the C:\ drive. Do I need to add a user or something? Thanks. Mike
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How to get Vista to use more memory? by araibob
All, I have Vista Ultimate x64 Extreme, with 8 GB of memory, Q9300, and 2 velociraptors. I do NOT overclock, but would like Vista to use more of the memory. Typical load usage of memory is 2GB - about 25% of my total memory Maximum use of memory was 3GB - I would rather have Vista use memory than to use swap file. How can I
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Create a New Partition for Some Unallocated Space - Need Help by Jake Lee
Hi, I installed Windows Vista Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron successfully on a partition (C:, 50GB) and I still have another 50GB unallocated space. I am wondering how I can create a new partition in Vista to use the allocated space. When I tried to use the Installation DVD to create the new partition, I got the following message: "Windows Cannot be installed to this hard disk space. The...
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How to restore Vista Packard Bell recovery discs to different motherboad ? by RJK[_3_]
Hi, I've just put a new motherboard into a Packard Bell iMedia x2424 AIO, ....which has an Intel G31 chipset on it, and is probably different to the chipset that was on the ECS mobo that was shipped/in it ! (new mobo is Asrock G31M-GS revision 2.0) ....so is there any way, or a best way, to restore the OEM Vista ....recovery discs, without destroying the working PB/Vista windows platform that...
May 11th 12 07:25 PM
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Error Code 0x80070022 during install by Joe C.
I had some issues with Vista and I decided to dump the previous install and go it fresh. After formating my primary hard drive; or at least telling it to when prompted to select a hard drive to install Vista on I got the error code 0x80070022 Make sure all files required for installation are available. The last install I did was an upgrade from XP pro this time I decided to go at a fresh...
May 9th 12 07:16 PM
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Problems with Vista!! by Asuran
hi, This is my rig. Therefore, I've checked that all items are Vista compatible. AMD X2 3800+, Gigabyte K8N SLI (latest drivers from NVidia) , 2x7600GT Sli (latest drivers from Nvidia), 2x 80 GB WD PATA, 1x80GB Sata2, Enermax PSU 500W 2 GB RAM, 1xDVD- R/W, 1xDVD-ROM. Vista Ultimate 32 bit (Retail) R6000.
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April 11th 12 03:59 AM
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Uninstall Speech Recognition by HOPS
I would like to uninstall speech recognition but can not find it in add/remove software int he control panel. Can anyone help? It always slows down my computer on start-up and as I can type I have no use for it.
April 2nd 12 11:15 PM
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64 Bit by Nick
I have a 32 bit version of windows vista Home. Is there any way I can get a free copy of 64 bit vista home or an upgrade disk or anything, I want to go out and buy windows Ultimate 64 bit but is that the only version that is 64 bit?
March 20th 12 09:29 PM
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need help with zend guard by lovehack
Im a new programmer, I set up a WampServer an im using Dreamweaver to edit site, but when i try to edit the Index.php page the Zend Optimizer Not installed page pops up,,,i downloaded Zend OP, and Zend Gaurd an also i added the lines in the php.ini file,,,but the Zend Optimizer Not installed page pops up ... Is there some type of decrypt key or file i need for this to work
November 25th 11 05:02 AM
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Windows Vista English to French = error FrameWork by decop
Hello ! I have netbook Dell Latidude D630 with Windows Vista Business OEMAct 32 BITS SP2 Language English. I downloaded with Vistalizator program: Language Pack MUI Vista 32 SP2 and changed the language in French = OK all seems well to function ! Question:
November 17th 11 09:09 AM
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brother mfc 240c, multifunction: ControlCenter3 by SubtleFemLt
hi everyone, Hope you are all well. Spent an entire day on the phone with Brother and HP. Have vista premium, HP pavillion m8100n. The Contrl Cntr 3 of this program dissappeared and error message says "Ctrl Cntr failed to start, registry information is missing..."CC3-001-00001907", then another message pops up and says to download the Brother Suite again. Have done uninstall and reinstall...
September 14th 11 01:17 AM
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Upgrading fro Windows XP MCE SP3 to Vista. by Harold A. Climer
I have a HP A1520N Pavilion desktop computer that I would like to upgrade to Vista. It is now running Windows XP MCE SP3 I have downloaded some Vista Drivers for my computer Model from the Hewlett Packard Web Site and they are EXE files.( I think they are self extracting Zip files) Where about in theVista install process would I use these files? Should I uncompress them(If possible) and put them...
August 27th 11 02:31 PM
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Upgrade from business to ultimate by Bruno on Montreal
Why does it have to be so painful... I am trying to upgrade form business to ultimate. After30 minutes of doing stuff (which is supposed to only "unlock features"). I get the following in the setuplog: 2007-10-06 10:46:32, Error IBSLIB ReadOrWriteSectorsWinNt: Couldn't set file pointer to 0x0 2007-10-06 10:46:32, Error IBSLIB ReadOrWriteSectors: Failed to read sectors (start...
May 14th 11 05:20 AM
by Eric Pilmore Go to last post
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Update error 80070012 by Pekka Numminen
I tried to install this update: "Hewlett-Packard - Printers - HP Color LaserJet 1600 / Hewlett-Packard Printers software update released in February, 2011" However, it failed. I got the following error: "Code 80070012 / Windows Update encountered an unknown error." Why is this?
May 6th 11 02:26 PM
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Is It Possible? by Curt[_3_]
Hello, Is it possible to install an OEM version of Vista Home Basic on a notebook that was purchased with Vista Hpme Basic already Installed? A friend has an Acer Aspire 3680 that will not boot. An error screen pops up saying the OS cannot load because a critical file is missing. The notebook did not come with any installation discs. There is/was a recovery partion on the notebook, but she...
May 1st 11 08:11 PM
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A failing laptop/notebook HDD or just a corrupted Vista/data? by Ant[_3_]
Hello. I am trying to figure out and fix a client's old Sony Vaio laptop/notebook with 1 GB of RAM and 32-bit Vista Business. Basically, it doesn't load up its desktop fully. I do see a graphical splash screen loader and then a black desktop with a movable white mouse cursor, but that's it. This happen in both safe mode and normal boot up. I was able to use the laptop/notebook and access...
April 8th 11 10:59 PM
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Please help me friends... by Farhad
Hello, Actually, I have problem with installing software in vista, At first this installation request to access to registry, and i face to below error message: Error performing installer tasks - System.Security.SecurityException: Requested registry access is not allowed. at System.ThrowHelper.ThrowSecurityException(ExceptionResource resource) at Microsoft.win32.RegistryKey.OpenSubKey(String...
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April 7th 11 09:06 AM
by Holly[_3_] Go to last post
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Changing Boot Devices Without Reinstalling Windows 7 by Larry[_16_]
All, I was given an image of a Windows 7 machine on an IDE drive to build into a VM (VMware Workstation 7) for evidence collection. I use BESR to generate a sv2i file, then imported the sv2i into a VM using VMware Workstation's import utility. However, the VM crashes on boot with a Stop: 0x0000007B (0xFFFFFA60005AF9C0,0xFFFFFFFFC0000034,0x0000000000000000,0x0000000000000000). I believe that the...
February 26th 11 03:31 AM
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