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Access 2007 code stopped working (="[ID]=" & Nz([ID],0))

Question: Access 2007 code stopped working (="[ID]=" & Nz([ID],0))

I borrowed this code from the Northwind database to use on an "Open" command off a list form. I used it in several databases and it was working find until one day I come in to work and it seems to have almost randomly quit working on just some of my databases. I am attaching a pdf. of screen shots to show how I used the code and the error messages. I'm really baffled. Oh - and a database that is getting this error message at my office works fine when I take it home on my external hard drive.

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Answer: Access 2007 code stopped working (="[ID]=" & Nz([ID],0))

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When I am building a query in Access 2007, the "Sort:" and "Criteria:" selctions don't work when I switch from 'Design View' to 'Datasheet View'.
If I change the query type from 'Select' to 'Make Table' and run the query, the data in the new table mathces the "Sort:" and "Criteria:" selctions correctly.
What is wrong with my Select Query - Datasheet View? This is very annoying.

Answer:Access 2007 "Sort:" and "Criteria:" not working in Datasheet View

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Hi guys,

I have got a laptop with a fresh instal of W7 Pro x64 on it. When I try to install Office 2007 Enterprise or Office Pro Plus 2010 on it the setup tries to start but then crashes with "Microsoft Office Setup has stopped working". This occurs when it actually tries to install, I can go through entering CD key, choosing install location and what to install no problem.

I have tried installing from a downloaded ISO as well in case the disks were in bad condition but exactly the same issue occured.

Any help much appreciated.

Answer:"Microsoft Office Setup has stopped working" 2007/2010 on Windows 7

Is the install 64x or 84x?

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My win 10 computer has just started giving me the above error code.
I can log in using mouse & keyboard, but when I get to the start screen I get the above error code 0XC000021a.

I have tried several times to do a fix, like shutting off the power supply, rebooting, waiting etc.

Any solutions out there?

I am sending this Email on my Win 8.1 desk top.


Answer:Error code 0XC000021a "Keyboard & Mouse stopped working"

Can you boot in Safe Mode?

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Laptop: Sony VAIO VGN-FZ160E
OS: Vista (Home) 32 bit
Device having problem: Sony DVD RW AW-6540A ATA Device
Driver: 6.0.6000.16386
The CD/DVD drive was just working a couple of days ago. Now, it does not even show up under "Computer" (It was drive F). I can hear the CD spin, but no CD/DVD shows up ... nothing shows up as F:

The device driver has a yellow triangle with an exclamation point in it, and the description has error "This device cannot start. (Code 10)" I tried to update the driver, but it says that I had the latest version.

I uninstalled the driver, and rebooted, and the computer tried to automatically install the driver, but that failed. It gave me this message:

"Device driver software was not successfully installed."

Now, I am back at the same spot, with the yellow triangle.

Please help.

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Today I noticed that MS PPT would not open an e-mail attachment. It gave a message MS Office PPT has stopped working... I tried opening MS Word, same fault. Ran MS Office Tools Diagnostics and could not find any problems. Clicking on further help button yielded a Internet explorer can not connect to web site... I have a good connection with everything else. I then uninstalled MS Office Pro 2007, then reinstalled. Unfortunately even after upload of Office SP2, when I try to open Word, Excell or Power Point, I again get the "has stopped working correctly..." message. What should I do now?

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I recently built a call log database in Access 2007 for my team to use when calling agents on our top errors we see from a vendor's error report. My boss is requesting a report to see how many items have been resolved

I have a query started and I am trying to complete this task in a single query (if possible) instead of several queries (as I've done for a couple other things).

I have 3 tables I'm using: Assignment, AgtInfo and CallLog
Joins as follows:

Fields in the results: Assignment.assigned_analyst, CallLog.rpt_mnth, CallLog.resolved

Resolved is a yes/no field. I've done a query that converts the -1 to a 1, so that the sum is a positive number for the "Yes" values. I'm not sure how to enter the expression to subract the "Yes" values from the total number of values (yes/no) to get to my "No" count.

Essentially, I'd like the results to display as:

assigned_analyst, rpt_mnth, CountYes_resolved, CountNo_resolved

Somehow the connection is just not clicking in my brain with everything I've read though searches. Any help is appreciated! Thanks!

Answer:Solved: Access 2007 Query: Return count of "Yes" and "No" values for Analyst/Report M

It is easier to add another column to counf the Nos, use
0 or is null
as the IIf statement and use a 1 to count them

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Good Morning
HP Dv7-6bxx laptop installed Windows 'Home' a few days ago.
I am plagued with an error in the Reliability History report...
"Bluetooth Device Monitor, Stopped working"
Path...C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\devmonsrv.exe
The errors occur irrespective of the power settings of the following devices:
I have a Bluetooth mouse that works fine powered On all the time
Printer/scanner which is Bluetooth and it makes no difference whether it is powered On of Off
Plantronics Headset that works fine whether it is powered On or Off...

I have attached the report and the frequency
In anticipation of help...Thank you

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My Windows login and logout sounds have stopped working. I went to the control panal and checked in the "sounds" and the login sound worked when I tested it there plus I checked the sound mixer and all sliders are active and pulled up. What could be the problem? All other sounds are working?


Answer:Windows "Login" and "Logout" sound stopped working

line 211 left hand side

211. Restore Startup and Shutdown Sounds

hope it helps


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I'm getting: "A problem cause the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available". This happens within minutes of starting Outlook (in the non-safe mode)

Outlook works in safe mode.
I cannot turn off the addins.... see attached
Also attached is a snapshot from the event viewer...
Thank you
Running Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (64 bit) SP1
Computer: Dell XPS 435T/9000
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007

Answer:Outlook 2007 "Microsoft Office Outlook has stopped working"

since when are you getting this error. have you tried a repair install from control panel >add/remove programs. you can also let this tool "microsoft office diagnostics" check for errors & fixes.

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Am running windows vista home premium with office 2007 professional installed.

About a month or two ago, I've noticed that whenever I close outlook, i get an error message:

"outlook has stopped working"

Everything seems to work fine otherwise, but this is a little annoying and I'm wondering if there's any way to either fix the problem or turn the error warning off.


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Today when I tried opening a MS Powerpoint attachment sent to me by email, I got the following message: MS Office power point has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution ios available.
When I try opening Word or Excel, I get the same message.
I have run MS Office diagnostics which found nothing. But when I press the button to get help from web, I get a: IE can not open Webpage, the server is down or you have lost your connection. (My connection seems to be fine)
I have done an uninstall, reinstall, update thru SP2, and a windows update. When I try opening something in office, I get the same message.

I did the HJT program as follows:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:21:01 PM, on 8/22/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18813)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\aol\1240537679\ee\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL 9.1\waol.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqste08.exe
C:\Progra... Read more

Answer:MS Office 2007 "Has stopped working...

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"A problem caused [name of program] to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available." But no solution shows. I have been using the same HP Pavilion tx1000 for a year and a half with no software or compatibility issues. I run Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 1 - 32 bit. Slowly this message began to appear with every microsoft program I opened and then started to spread to non microsoft programs. I tried reinstalling the programs, doing a system restore to the oldest restore point I could, I also tried uninstalling any window updates that were installed right before my problems. I have read some strings that indicate it may be a compatibility issue between the service pack 1 and vista but the service pack came with the computer and it has been working fine until recently. I am at loss what to try next. Has anyone using Vista Home Home Premium experience anything like this!!!

Answer:Windows Error Message "{Name of Program} has stopped working" "A Problem caused ...

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I have a piece of software that periodically fails for some unknown reason. I have pretty much given up on trying to figure out what its problem is. I simply respawn the process if it fails to respond or no longer exists. The process runs several times a
minute. Occasionally, I get an error message saying my software "has stopped working" followed by another messagebox saying my software "is restarting". And then it restarts my process. This is beyond stupid since my process requires command
line arguments that are not being provided when this restart occurs. I simply want to disable these messages or at least
disable this auto restart. Is there any way to do this?

I have already tried the regedit hack:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting]
"DontShowUI "=dword:00000001

This didnt work. I still get these messages.

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running ie 9 & win 7 & avg

did cmd - sfc /scannow - no errors
no virus

problem started after ie9 install , so it seems

"windows explorer has stopped working"/"windows is restarting"

after error and little time all tabs pop up good and ready to go

just annoying - like my dog barking at 4:30am thinking she's a rooster


Answer:[SOLVED] "windows explorer has stopped working"/"windows is restarting"

Hello Marcus,

Do you get this error when opening up IE? If yes does it happen instantly? or after browsing for a little while?

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I'm using Windows 7 and for the last couple days I've been flooded with all sorts of "Program" has stopped working" notifications, from everything from the nvidia control panel to windows explorer to various processes that I don't even recognize that must be other ordinary windows processes. These just happen without warning, and when I restart my computer, I get about ten of them right on startup, everything is crashing and I don't know why?

Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)

3.20 gigahertz Intel Core i5-3470
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
6144 kilobyte tertiary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Not hyper-threaded

Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H77M-D3H
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. F5 03/29/2012

Slot 'ChannelB-DIMM0' has 8192 MB

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 [Display adapter]
Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (24.0"vis, s/n YCUYHVDZ702086, July 2010)

NVIDIA High Definition Audio
VIA High Definition Audio

Answer:Windows 7: "Program" has stopped working"

Continuous, errors at start-up may be a sign of malware infection.

Publish a snapshot using Speccy..

Once installed, click file > publish snapshot. Copy & Paste the url into your next reply.

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I'm using Windows 7 and for the last couple days I've been flooded with all sorts of "Program" has stopped working" notifications, from everything from the nvidia control panel to windows explorer to various processes that I don't even recognize that must be other ordinary windows processes. These just happen without warning, and when I restart my computer, I get about ten of them right on startup, everything is crashing and I don't know why?

chkdsk came up with nothing.
as per suggestion by another user I booted into safe mode -- the crashes do not occur within safe mode -- good to know. I opened cmd and ran 'sfc /scannow'. no results.

also, a user suggested it may be my ram -- I don't believe this is the case because my XP installation runs just fine on the same hardware.

i restarted the computer into normal windows and even before windows could boot it said userinit.exe and runoncewrapper both crashed then windows media player, then realtek audio, then nvidia, and a ton of other processes. In fact it seems like every process that runs it happens to, even the screensaver. thats what i mean by it being system programs.

Also, it seems to for whatever reason be knocking my games from 40fps down to 12.
Avira and Malwarebytes and Spybot all have nothing to report in the way of viruses or spyware, but this problem behaves like malware. The sticky said that 64 bit scans cannot do rootkits? I did a rootkit scan with Avira with ... Read more

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I'm using Windows 7 and for the last couple days I've been flooded with all sorts of "Program" has stopped working" notifications, from everything from the nvidia control panel to windows explorer to various processes that I don't even recognize that must be other ordinary windows processes. These just happen without warning, and when I restart my computer, I get about ten of them right on startup, everything is crashing and I don't know why?
Operating System
Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)

3.20 gigahertz Intel Core i5-3470
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
6144 kilobyte tertiary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Not hyper-threaded

Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H77M-D3H
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. F5 03/29/2012

Slot 'ChannelB-DIMM0' has 8192 MB

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 [Display adapter]
Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (24.0"vis, s/n YCUYHVDZ702086, July 2010)

NVIDIA High Definition Audio
VIA High Definition Audio

Answer:Windows 7: "Program" has stopped working"?

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I have used "Data Execution Prevention" (DEP) listing my ACDC file viewer. I listedACDC because after it completes normally each time, there is an error message that says "Application has stopped working." I no longer want to see this error message.I use ACDC 7 for viewing and editing graphic files, here with this Windows 7 (64) system.

I usually select files with Windows Explorer, and they open using ACDC.

When I close the last file viewed, I get this error message that says "ACDSee 7.0 Application has stopped working"Installations of this ACDC on other Windows 7 computers do not have this issue. So I need to resolve it.

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MS Office 2007. Access. For business applications, routinely import Excel files into Access using import wizard, and have had no problem - until today. Suddenly, when attempting to import using the wizard, after assigning a table name as the last step of the import wizard sequence and click on "Finish", I get an error message: "Cannot find search key for any record"; after clicking the OK button, second message saying that none of the records have been imported.

I cannot find anything in on-line help related to "search key" for Access. Does anyone have experience with this? Since this has always worked before, is this virus related? Any help much appreciated.

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I have a text box that acts as a search field. There's a "Go" button right next to the search field. The "Go" button has an onclick event that executes a macro. How can I make it so that after someone types something into the search field, they can just hit "Enter" instead of having to click "Go"?

Answer:Solved: Access 2007 - Hit "enter" to execute a macro

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I've built a reasonably complex database system that maintains bookings, attendances, timetables, payments etc for a music tuition school, using Access as both the front and back end. (sigh, only because that's all I have to work with...)

Apart from all of the little annoying bugs and restrictive designs, I've come across an error "the database has been placed in a state by user 'admin'..." commonly referred to as error 3734. I've scoured the net for similar issues and every one of the problems I've found discussed refers to either multi-user databases or opening and closing the mdb repeatedly.

My problem is this is a single user database, only one PC is connected to the database in any way, and it only occurs when I try to run any of the design wizards; either chart wizard or combo box wizard etc...
I've tried restarting the PC, opening the database without running ANY macros or forms and designing a new form, chart wizard, BAM error pops up, can't create any charts.

Could this be because the database is corrupted? I would have thought I'd get other errors if this was so, and so far I haven't except the odd debug due to coding errors...

Now even more strange, after doing NOTHING different, sometimes, maybe 1 out of 20 times it works as per normal, no locking errors...

Any thoughts or ideas would be hugely appreciated!!

As an afterthought, I'd like to re-design the db/interface on a more stable platfo... Read more

Answer:Access 2007 "3734" database lock error...

I stay away from Access these days specifically because of problems like this. I can't offer you much help with the problem other than to say that I think your project probably is corrupted, but at least your data probably isn't. You may be able to re-create it in Access by attaching the mdb file to a new db project and then copying and pasting a lot of your forms and functions over, one at a time, testing after each step so that you will hopefully catch the problem and not transfer it to the new project.

I would definitely recommend getting out of Access. MySql and VB is not a bad idea. I think, however, that, since you are used to Access, you might have an easier time transitioning to SQLServer (Microsoft SQL varies in some key areas from the pure SQL you'd use with MySQL). Also, the free version of SQLServer is probably easier to install and configure (on a local machine) than MySQL.

Depending on your needs, I'd steer you more toward than just straight I've developed several of these types of applications, on both platforms and I always feel handicapped when working just in VB.Net. brings in other elements that you'd need to learn, but also provides a lot of very easy methods for displaying data that are more or less absent from VB. Plus, the web browser eases a lot of the formatting burdens that can drive you insane in Either way, I'd recommend downloading the Express version of Visual Studio and running... Read more

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When exporting data from the Ribbon in Access 2007 (External Data/Export), the destination is always the server folder.

Is there any way to change the destination folder to another location as the default? I know I can change it when I'm running the export, I'd like it to actually point to my document folder on default, rather than having to change it every time. I've changed the default database folder in Access Options, that doesn't seem to have any bearing.

Thank you!

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I am having a problem with sharing Outlook calendars in a NON-Exchange environment. I have a small non-profit office of 7 workstations and 4 of the user's need to share our calendars as well as a "group" calendar. We are running a brand spanking new environment featuring Windows 7 professional 64-bit, Office Professional 2007 (i.e. Outlook 2007) and using both IE8 and Firefox browsers. I have tried adapting all previous fixes that I could find for Vista/Outlook 2007 (regarding cookies and also running in protected mode when using IE6/7 [Firefox does not appear to have a similar feature]). I sequence thru the request for logon to my Live account, receive a message: "Access to resource denied. If you have signed into and saved your Windows Live ID with a web site, sign out of that Web site, then try this operation again.". We get the same error message when trying to subscribe to each other's calendars. Makes me wish we could afford an exchange server! Arrghhh!

Answer:Office 2007 "Access Denied" calendar sharing

Hey. In your case, you need 3rd party app ShareO. It does not require any server for outlook data sharing between multiple computers. Cost effective solution for NON-EXCHANGE users.

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Hello All! I have created a database that uses a login form that directs people to specific forms based on priviledges. However, I would like to provide a form that allows users to change their passwords (preferably with a confirm password box). Also, I have one user defined as Administrator, with a special form. I would like to create a special form for the Administrator to be able to add/delete/edit users and their security levels.

I found similar threads, but none that answered my specific questions- relative to my current setup.


Answer:Solved: Create a "Change Password" form for Login in Access 2007

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My wife has a Windows 7 pc. All worked fine on weekend but when she put it on yesterday it wouldn't let her connect to the internet.
There was like a gold star over the internet sign in the bottom right corner and when clicked on this is say "Limited Access". However when looked at the settings it said connected. Tried to sort it out but get a message "The Diagnostics Policy Service is not running" Can anyone help me sort this out so my wife can use her pc online again. Thank you in advance for any help/advise. She doesn't want to loose certain programmes on the pc as got items within she uses most days for her crafting service.

Answer:pc stopped connecting to internet "Limited Access"

looked for a Restore Point and for some reason there are not any even though we had it on ?

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Fix for "Tuner Not Found" error and "Receiver service has stopped working" error listed in next post! -- Errors I'm receiving: "Tuner Not Found""Windows Media Center Receiver Service has stopped working.""Welcome - An upgrade is currently in progress."SpecsIntel P4 3GHz2GB RAMVisionTek Radeon X1300Hauppauge WinTV PVR-150 PCI IIWindows 7 32bit1. Tuner Not FoundOkay, the entire install went without a hitch. On opening Media Center I was told that I needed to setup Live TV. When I click the link I was given the dreaded "The TV signal cannot be configured because no tuner hardware was detected." If I run WinTV from Hauppauge I can view TV just fine.MCE ran fine this morning on Vista SP1 before the install.For the tuner issue I have done the following:-Reseated the card-Updated the drivers-Uninstalled the hardware and rescanned/installed the hardware and drivers-All Windows Updates-Uninstalled all references to Hauppauge on the machine and installed JUST the drivers, no Hauppauge software-Adjusted Log On preferences for Windows Media Center services to Local and manually started ehrecvr and ehsched along with cmd line manual starts-Downloaded new codecs from WinDVD and MSFT-Run the WMC Decoder Checkup Utility from MSFT and changed to Miscrosoft DTV-DVD Video Decoder (the utility recommended I change to this -- only one that is MCE compatible -- but once I did it told me that it is incompatible with sync on WMP10 and that... Read more

Answer:*RESOLVED* Media Center "Tuner Not Found" error, "Receiver service has stopped"

Okay, I resolved the first two issues, Tuner error and ehrecvr error.It had to do with multiple Admin user accounts on my computer. My computer was originally set up with a user Robert Baker with full privileges as administrator. I then also set up a MediaCenter account with full privilidges. For whatever reason the MediaCenter account has access to EVERY action on the computer except starting the ehrecvr service.1.  First set Media Center Service Launcher to log on at NT Authority    Services > Right-Click Windows Media Center Service Launcher > Properties > Log On tab > Log On As 'This account: ' > Type " NT AUTHORITY/LocalService " > Click Apply > General tab > Start service.2. I then set the Media Center Scheduler Service AND Media Center Receiver Service to log on as my other admin account. Same as above but with other account credentials and started the services.3. Reboot and no ehrecvr errors. Since this was a good sign I tried WMC and was able to set up my TV fine.I STILL, however, get the "Upgrade in progress" message when I open Media Center. Anyone know how to fix that? I've run setup again and can't get rid of it.

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This error is randomly popping up in several of my database programs. I will arbitrarily find that a button on a form to print, add new record, or even search, will just suddenly give this error when it had been working find. Sometimes closing and reopening the program corrects it, and sometimes there is nothing to do but delete the button and recreate it. No problem for me, but I have customers who can't do that and they call me several times a week to fix it. Is there something I am doing wrong when I create these forms?

Answer:Access 2007 Error "Return without Gosub"

See if this fits.

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I am hoping that someone can help me with what may be a complex question.

I have a spreadsheet, similar to the demonstration file I have attached. In it, there are a range of columns. One set of columns (A - D), shows a list of numbers that are references to items in a store, and it also shows their location in the store, so it acts as a floor-plan. The next column (E) lists those items again to show the dollar amount that those items have produced in total sales (F).

So, what I'd like to do is to add a conditional formatting to show me the "cold" and "hot" spots on the floor-plan so I can see where sales are most concentrated. I would assume that this would be done with a colour scale (using the range of values in column F to work itself out)?

Either way, the figures in column F would change weekly, so the relevant cells in columns A - D would need to automatically change when they're matching cells in column E - F change.

I hope this makes sense, as it's difficult to explain, but any help that someone could provide would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Solved: Creating Cell "Cold" And "Hot" Spots Based On Values In Microsoft Excel 2007

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This site helped me cure my Laptop in the past and now I am in the process of aiding a friend whose IE is being hijacked to a suspected Anti-malware site for a product known as "Ultimate Cleaner 2007". He also keeps getting repetative pop-ups for an alleged virus known as "Worm.Win32.NetSky" which redirects you again to an unknown site.

here is his HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:27:09 PM, on 11/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\shared\hpqwmi.exe
C:\Docume... Read more

Answer:HJT log for "Ultimate Cleaner 2007" browser hijacking and "Worm.Win32.NetSky" warning

Welcome to TSG

Please download SmitfraudFix

Double-click SmitfraudFix.exe
Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter"; a text file will appear, which lists infected files (if present).
Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user.

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I have Win seven ultimate x64 and netgear readynas.
the ReadyNAS is set to shut down every night at 1:00am and startup again at 7:00AM
The ReadyNAS works correctly. But windows gives me about 20 messages every morning that it lost the connection to the ReadyNAS RAID fileserver.
"Windows can not access \\ReadyNAS\xyz\abc" Error Code 0x80070035
One message I could tolerate but it generates one message for every file that was open at the time of shutdown.
How can I set a group policy to suppress these useless messages ?

Reply to: [email protected] Or I will never know you replied.

Answer:Error Code 0x80070035 "Windows can not access"

Wouldn't it be easier to close the files prior to the NAS shutting down?

Just a little FYI - no one will email you telling you they replied to your post. You'll just have to keep checking back to see if you received a reply.

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Cannot complete step 3 of download/ install of malwarebytes anti-malware download link due to ACCESS DENIED code at Install step. PLEASE HELP!!

Answer:"access denied" error code during download

Hi and welcome to the forums!

I'm Kuttus and I am going to try to assist you with your problem. Please take note of the below:

I will start working on your malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.
The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine!
The process is not instant. Please continue to review my answers until I tell you your machine is clear. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.
If you don't know, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.
Refrain from running self fixes as this will hinder the malware removal process.
It may prove beneficial if you print of the following instructions or save them to notepad as I post them.
Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.
Before we start:
Please be aware that removing malware is a potentially hazardous undertaking. I will take care not to knowingly suggest courses of action that might damage your computer. However it is impossible for me to foresee all interactions that may happen between the software on your computer and those we'll use to clear you of infection, and I cannot guarantee the safety of your system. It is possible that we might encounter situations where the only recourse is to re-format and re-install your operating system, or to nece... Read more

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I have a couple of laptops with Windows 10 Pro running version 1511 where I've set the Defer Upgrades option in Advanced Options.

I've nothing against 1607, but I tend to have full disks and hadn't got round to freeing up the necessary disk space and also doing the full backup image which I like to do before upgrading.

Both laptops have today started trying to download version "Feature update to Windows 10, version 1607".

Has the timescale on that Defer Upgrades option run out?

Edit: I should probably have posted this over in Windows Updates and Activation- my mistake!

Answer:"Defer Upgrades" option has stopped working for 1511 Win10 Pro

I would say the time delay has run out. If you click the learn more under defer upgrades you get this.

Windows Update - Defer Upgrades in Windows 10

Defer upgrades in Windows 10

Some Windows 10 editions let you defer upgrades to your PC. When you defer upgrades, new Windows features won?t be downloaded or installed for several months. Deferring upgrades doesn?t affect security updates. Note that deferring upgrades will prevent you from getting the latest Windows features as soon as they?re available.

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Hey i have installed Windows Server 2008 64bit (very similar to Vista x64)

now i have installed all the usual crap, such as .net 3.5 sp1, directx n all the updates/patches n watnot

but certian things, naimly skype, realmcrafter, GTA IV and a few others just come up with This program has stopped working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Skype.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 2a425e19
Fault Module Name: StackHash_1703
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 74100e40
OS Version: 6.0.6001.
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 1703
Additional Information 2: 2264db07e74365624c50317d7b856ae9
Additional Information 3: 1344
Additional Information 4: 875fa2ef9d2bdca96466e8af55d1ae6e

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PLEASE HELP, i have nearly distroyed my pc allready & i can't afford another 1 at the moment. i have no clue what i'm doing wrong & i have never had this problem before

Answer:Tuns of "Stopped working" errors on different apps, clean install HELP!

Have you used Vista home premium on the machine before?

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Hi all,

Just got my Vista machine from Dell, 2-days ago. Data transfer went smooth, things were going great.

The I started getting "Intel Alert Server Stopped Working" message on every startup.

I think I broke it with trying to load Norton Password Manager, which is not compatible with Vista, so I had to do an uninstall. It was after this reboot, the message started appearing.

Choosing RESTORE from several checkpoints did not work.
Cleaning the Registry, as best I could, did not work.
Googled "Intel Alert Server" nothing useful, from what I saw.
I have since reloaded Norton Internet Security and Money since it appears the the live update on both were also broke.

Two questions:
1. How do I get fixed the "Intel Alert Server" message?
2. Can you recommend a specific Vista-compatible password manager package?

Thanks, Nickie

Answer:"Intel Alert Server Stopped Working" Vista Message

oops...message is "Intel Alert Service Stopped Working". In the original post I quoted wrong.

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I problem I have been geting in the past 2 days is that whenever I use the search index, like for example look in my librarys, program files, or look for anything on my computer, a box pops up saying "Windows explorer has stopped working", and whatever im searching for will automaticaly close. This is very frustrating because like everyone who owns a PC I search for files and such, and I have tried many things to try and fix this, including:

-System restore
-Uninstalling windows updates
-Restarting computer
-Disabeling Index service
-Disabeling Windows search service

I have read of a solution to this problem that involves deleting files related to the index, but again I cannot do this because every time I look in search index it automaticaly closes.

Any help on this issue would be greatly appreciated

Answer:Search Index "Windows explorer has stopped working" error

Try to do system file check first:
Start-->cmd (run as administrator)-->sfc /scannow (space between sfc and /)

If it does not work
Try a scan disk.
Disk Check

If it doesn't work, you might want to do a Repair Install , it will preserve your data, user account, and system driver

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Clean install of Vista Business on a new HD, Dell 8400 w/2.5GB memory.

I keep getting a dialog box that pops up and says:

"Microsoft Windows
Host Process for Windows Service stopped working and was closed.

A problem caused the application of stop working correctly. Windows will notify you if a solutiion is available."

There doesn't appear to be any rhyme or reason for it... it just arbitrarily shows up from time to time. It's not related to booting Vista, I don't think, b/c it'll pop up occasionally during the same session.

Answer:"Host Process for Windows Services stopped working and was closed."

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For about the past 3 month I have started to see fairly frequent app crashes with the "application has stopped working error". It appears this started the week of 4/8 (from what I can tell via Reliability Monitor.)

Here are some of the applications that have been affected:
Microsoft intellipoint
Windows Desktop Gadgets

I did not make any major system/application changes (besides plugging in a new wireless keyboard temporarily)

My system is a Dell XPS 420 running Windows 7 Ultimate x86 (about 4 years old). OS runs on a 100GB SSD that was clean installed about 22 months ago.

Trying to find out if there is some larger issue mounting. Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

Answer:Frequent "application has stopped working" error messages -Win7 x86

Device Concerns:
XPS MiniView USB\VID_BEEF&PID_0006\AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA This device is disabled.
Was the above intentional? If so, please explain your troubleshooting steps.
Analysis:Your crashes all seem to stem from the same source:
Log Name: Application
Source: Application Error
Date: 2012-07-05T15:14:38.000
Event ID: 1000
Task: Application Crashing Events
Level: Error
Opcode: Info
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: MediaCenterSSD
Faulting application name: ipoint.exe, version: 8.20.468.0, time stamp: 0x4e320b14
Faulting module name: ipoint.exe, version: 8.20.468.0, time stamp: 0x4e320b14
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000ab79e
Faulting process id: 0x820
Faulting application start time: 0x01cd5ac4c65b5408
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
Report Id: 0bac771a-c6de-11e1-affa-00222cffffff
See if re-installing your Microsoft Mouse software resolves your problems. First, uninstall the software through Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program. Then download the latest version of the software if you can. If it is not available for download, use your disc that came with your mouse. Install the software fresh.

My understanding of the information given in your logs came from Microsoft IntelliPoint Readme and Release Notes. Good luck!

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Microsoft has fixed the "Launcher_Main.exe has stopped working" error (Logitech Webcam) that occurred when using the Logitech Software. The issue was caused when Microsoft originally removed support for compressed MJPG and H.264 streams for webcams with the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Cumulative Update KB3194496 for Windows 10 PC Build 14393.222 restores full functionality of the Logitech Webcam & software.

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Microsoft has fixed the "Launcher_Main.exe has stopped working" error (Logitech Webcam) that occurred when using the Logitech Software. The issue was caused when Microsoft originally removed support for compressed MJPG and H.264 streams for webcams with the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Cumulative Update KB3194496 for Windows 10 PC Build 14393.222 restores full functionality of the Logitech Webcam & software.

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I work remotely through an F5 VPN with RSA dual authentication.  Once inside the firewall and into the intranet, I run RDC and connect to my work computer.  This has worked without fail for a year, but a couple of days ago, even though I VPN in
with no trouble and have access to other features and locations within the company's intranet, when I click Connect on the RDC dialog box, I get "An Internal Error has Occurred."  If I try "edit" on the RDC, it shows my internal userID
and asks for my pwd.  Then it gives me the same Internal Error message.  It doesn't seem to find the computer through RDC even though ping and tracert do see it. I spent hours on the phone with company tech support and they assured me the remote
box is on and they were able to remote into it.  I can also ping and tracert the remote box while VPN is active - I just can't connect.  No changes have been made in any configuration since it was set up over a year ago.
I need ideas on how to debug this as it seems to be on my home client machine.  Are there any diagnostics or tools I can use to try to find the problem?  I need this ASAP to be able to work.

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I updated to Google Earth 4.3 earlier today but now if I try to open it I get an error message saying that 'DirectX' mode not supported.
It gives 4 fix suggestions:
1) Set color depth to 'True Color' (32 bit) in display properties
2) Start Google Earth after waiting a minute
3) Close other applications (particularly if they use 3D)
4) Download and install DirectX9.0c or above by following the link

Here's what happened:
1) I already had it set to 'True Color' (32 bit)
2) Tried starting after a minute - same as before
3) No other applications were open
4) Downloaded DirectX as per instructions

I still get the same error message. I found from Googling that it might be a problem with the graphics card/drivers. I think the graphics card is a SiS AG200T8-64 ( I hope I got that right!). I went into the advanced tab in the display properties and asked it to search for an updated driver, it put on version 6.13.0010.3030

This also makes no difference to opening Google Earth though.
Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thank you


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I am running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit on a Lenovo T510.

Every single time I do a Properties on My Computer, I get this pop up message that "Windows Control Panel has stopped working". Oddly, I just cancel that window and everything otherwise seems to work normally. But it happens every time and I can't figure out why.

Anyone else experience this?


Answer:"Windows Control Panel has stopped working" on My Computer Properties


This usually happens when you dont remove the software completely, some process are attached to the Windows Explorer ... thats causing this.

Try using Autoruns and look under Explorer... and look for file that highlighted in yellow.. usually should say "File not Found". Uncheck or delete these and restart you computer.

Try these and let me know.

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For some strange reason the play all button in all of my mp3 file folders ceased to function. The songs play fine by any other method. Any clue as to why this would occur? Thanks.

Answer:XP music folder "play all" feature suddenly stopped working?

Did you just install/uninstall another media player, or change any settings in Windows Media Player?

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My Maps app that came with Windows 10 no longer works in Aerial view. It's just blackness with my location dot in the middle. The blackness remains, even when I pan and zoom, but the road/normal layer works fine. I have the most current & up to date OS, Win 10 Home, 10586.36 & new Dell laptop.

Answer:"Aerial" view stopped working in Bing/Windows Maps app


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I'm getting this problem on a desktop running Windows 7 and on a laptop running Vista.

On the Win7 system (on which I'm typing this,) I'm getting the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" and "Windows Explorer is restarting" message pair every time I try to open any program from the desktop (such as MalwareBytes, Spybot, IrfanView, anything,) using right click and "Run As Administrator." They'll open and run normally if I do the ordinary left-click, or if I right-click and "Run As Admin" from the Start menu.

On the Vista laptop it's less consistent and seemingly not dependent on the right-click/Admin selection. On vacation I tried to download and run Verizon's VZAccessManager software - so as to use my ancient flip-phone as a tether - and couldn't get the system to detect the phone ("A wireless device was not detected!" is the message I would get.) After attempting multiple tweaks with the assistance of Verizon Tech Support via that phone, he came to the conclusion that I've got a problem with the system - something running on it that shouldn't be there.

On both systems there's also been a marked delay time in program initiation (when they start at all,) and running the usual malware/spyware detection programs such as MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware, Spybot S&D, etc., comes up empty; the same with virus scans.

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Answer:"Windows Exporer Has Stopped Working" (repeatedly, on two separate systems)

'Coming up on three weeks and still getting Windows Explorer restarts every time I try to open a program from the desktop. Any advice?

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I know this issue has been brought up before, but I am unable to solve the problem following the below solution -

Index - Windows Search Service

I am using a Vista Home Premium 64 bit computer, and when I try to do this solution the computer tells me that I am unable to get access to the folder C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data\Applications\Windows. It says "You don't currently have access to this folder", and when I click "Continue for access" nothing happens.

This problem is plaguing me and I would love to have it resolved.

Thank you for helping.

Answer:"Microsoft Windows Search Indexer Stopped Working" Issues

Although this is for a file, use it to take ownership of the folder: Take Ownership of file

If other problems occur, then I'd have to wonder if you're infected.
Try this:

Please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources - Bootable Disks

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Ok I should also say the "search protocol host stopped working" pop up happens right after boot up ! IE9 starts up but when I go to a sight it acts like its there but the screen is blank !
tried this but its not working
posting this with google chrome because IE9 is not working !

I just noticed the windows spider sol and windows freecell sol are coming up blank screen also

any help would be apprciated thanks bill

Answer:"Search protocol host stopped working" Windows Vista

A friend at work experienced the same problem on his PC. Turns out he had a corrupt indexing file. You could try posting the details from Event Viewer, if that is possible. I wouldn't be able to help you interpreting them, but maybe some of the more experienced members could.

Have you tried disabling Windows Search? I did this on my friend's PC as a temporary measure . Got IE working, although searches were rather slow. It isn't a solution, but it could afford you a temporary -- albeit inconvenient -- workaround.

Sorry I couldn't be of more help. Stick around, though, and wait for inputs from the more knowledgeable members.

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Since yesterday when I try to launch several applications they don't work and show "... has stopped working" error message. They had been working perfectly before. I didn't change or install anything. They just stopped working.

So far I found these apps not working:
Xbox 360 Controller Manager.exe

I reinstalled every aplication several times, also reinstalled .NET Framework, graphics drivers, scanned whole pc with KIS 2013, CCleaner, jv16 Power Tools and performed a SFC Scan. Didn't help.

I can't also install SF Diagnostic Tool. The following error message appers:
"This tool will collect the logs files required to troub has stopped working"

Does anyone know how can I fix this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks & Greetings.

Answer:"has stopped working" on starting apps ;can't install SF Diagnost Tool

Welcome aboard.

Do a System Restore to a point earlier than yesterday? It may work.

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Hello, this is my first post here on this forum.
About a week or two, I Downgraded my Computer (Dell l502x) from Windows 8 to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bits, installed the drivers from the Dell Page, and everything worked good, except for the Realtek HD Audio Driver Version (Recommended for my PC on Dell Website), This is the problem:
When I Start my computer, a message shows up with the following error: "Realtek HD Audio Manager has stopped working" and then, I Have to close the message and open Realtek HD Audio Manager again from the Control Panel. I Have already tried re-installing Windows and the error keeps appearing After I Install that driver, I Was wondering if maybe that version of the driver is faulty or something (It would be weird, since it's the one Dell recommends for this computer on the page)
I Have visited many forums, including this one looking for a fix to this issue, but I have not found a solution yet. So I was wondering if someone had this issue before and has a solution to this annoying problem.
any Help would be appreciated, Thanks.

Here's a picture of the issue im having when I start Windows 7 (It's in Spanish, but I think you will understand it)

Answer:"Realtek HD Audio Manager has stopped working" at Windows Startup

Try the R275 version on the RealTek site. Its the latest version and will work on your PC. When you run the Realtek installation the first thing it will do is uninstall the current version you have installed and then restart the PC. After the restart it will continue and install the R275 version. This is the version I have on all my PC's for both Win 7 64 bit and Win 8 64 bit.

Download the High Definition Audio Codec R.275 64 bit OS version.

BTW, here is the info on posting screen shots on this forum. You con't have to upload them to a host.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Hey gang, I've got a big problem. I've got Outlook 2002 on Windows Vista. Sometimes when I send out emails as soon as I hit send, Outlook will pop up with a message that says, "Outlook has stopped working, Windows is looking for a solution." The solution it gives me is to upgrade. I would hope that just because I'm using an older Outlook that it wouldn't screw me over like that. What can I do? The problem seems to happen randomly but when it does it happens over and over and over again. HELP!

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My Maps app that came with Windows 10 no longer works in Aerial view. It's just blackness with my location dot in the middle. The blackness remains, even when I pan and zoom, but the road/normal layer works fine. I have the most current & up to date OS, Win 10 Home, 10586.36 & new Dell laptop.

Answer:"Aerial" view stopped working in Bing/Windows Maps app


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I recently re-installed Windows Vista on my laptop and everything was fine the first few days. But yesterday, I got a message of "_[Program]_ has stopped working." It was a minor/small program so I ignored it. But after it happened about 3 times, to 3 different programs, I did a drive check as it suggested. It was scheduled to the next restart, which I did immediately. It said it was clean. Then later that night, it says it unexpectedly shut down (I was not at the computer when this happened.)

As for the random freezes, I thought it was just in browsers, but it seems to be happening when I'm just going through the computer also (folders, etc.), but not as often.
I noticed it started happening after I downloaded Google Chrome. Is it because I have too many browsers? A friend told me that could slow my computer down. I have IE, Firefox, and Chrome. I use both Firefox and Chrome, but not at the same time of course. It freezes for some seconds, sometimes a few minutes, randomly when I'm not even doing anything big. It even freezes sometimes while I'm scrolling!

Again, I'm not doing anything that should lag it. I only go on a few widely-known websites and one instant-messaging program.

It was not like this before the re-install. (I was forced to re-install due to Windows being damaged, however.)

So, what's wrong with it? Is it the hard drive? Should I uninstall a browser?
Please help and thank you in advance.
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Answer:[SOLVED] [VISTA] "_____ has stopped working" + Random Freezing


Originally Posted by YNO


I noticed it started happening after I downloaded Google Chrome.. . .

Run a System Restore - choose a restore point prior to the installation of Chrome
START | type rstrui - choose restore point

Regards. . .



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Hello all. I hope this is the right place to post this support thread.

I am trying to install Open Office, but every time it is crashing during the installation process. This has happened the same way for three different .exes from their website - 4.1.1 en-GB, 4.0.1 en-GB, and 4.1.1 en-US.

I run the .exe, click next on Installation Preparation, select a location to unpack the files, and it extracts them. Once it reaches the Installation Wizard window, it works on 'Computing space requirements' for a second or two, and then crashes, saying "Windows(R) installer has stopped working".

I have looked around a couple of help threads, and tried a few things. I have been into regedit, but there was nothing except '(default)' under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\ SQMClient\Windows\DisabledSessions. I ran 'sfc /scannow' in the command prompt, but got "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations". Can anyone suggest a fix? Thank you

Answer:OpenOffice install crash - "Windows(R) installer has stopped working"

While not a solution to fix your problem, here is something you could try to get a free Office suite.

I have Libre Office Portable, similar to Open Office, and the portable version doesn't install Libre Office.
If you're interested, it's available here:
LibreOffice Portable | - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives

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I've got a fully patched version of Windows 7 Professional.

When I'm running Windows Update, I get to the window that lists the updates that are available, e.g. "3 optional updates are available, 2 important update are available," or whatever.
If I then click on one of those links to get a list of what the updates are, Windows Explorer crashes. Every single time. It gives the message "Windows Explorer has stopped working."
I have tried running in Safe mode, except Windows Update doesn't run in Safe mode so that's no help.
I've tried setting up a clean boot. That didn't help.
I've scanned for viruses with a couple of different anti-virus/malware products. Nothing found.
I've run sfc /scannnow. It found no errors.
Any other ideas?

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Hello Everyone,

I've never seen this problem with the previous O.S., Windows 7, but Windows 10 is throwing me this error message approximately 70% of the time when I run the network troubleshooter...either from the Control Panel, or by right clicking on the task bar's connection icon.

Though Win10 is the first O.S. to give me this error, the Microsoft support forums indicate that it's been fairly annoying to Windows 7 users back to 2010. Also, Microsoft support employees just give vague general tips for trying to nail down the cause.

I'm only experiencing this in EDGE. Edge sometimes freezes on a webpage when I'm attempting to post a message to a forum, similar to what I'm doing now. I run the Network Troubleshooter and get the "Native Host Has Stopped..." error. I open a new Edge tab, come to this forum and try to do a search for the answer, but this forum's search function ignores my input. So, I opened IE-11, navigate to Win10 forum, and all works well.

Rather than go through their pages of discussions, I'll simply ask members of this top notch forum if you have experienced the "Scripted Diagnostic Native Host has Stopped Working" error when running the network troubleshooter? And, how did you fix it? Thanks in advance for your feedback.

Answer:Error: "Scripted Diagnostic Native Host has Stopped Working"


I have the same problem. NEVER saw this before the Win10 upgrade. Just started searching for a solution and found this thread.

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Hi there,
Every time I turn on my computer the following message pops up shortly after windows loads: "Microsoft (C) Register Server has stopped working
A problem caused the application to stop working correctly. Windows will notify you if a solution is available".

If I press the "close" button it disappears but I have been doing this now every time I turn on my laptop for months and it's getting a bit annoying. I have searched the net for a solution but with no luck. It seems that people have come accross this message before but not on startup. Any help would be much appreciated. I am running Vista Home Premium on a HP Pavillion dv2000. Cheers


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Hi there,
I am getting a repeated "Windows Module Installer has stopped working" message which says that the file that describes the problem is:
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_TrustedInstaller_5480538538f23ac44dfcd994b 3e5d340663098_cab_670b9c43\WER9B8A.tmp.hdmp.

Windows Update hangs and gives no error message but says no Windows Updates have been carried out (ever). Have tried to run SURT but it just hangs on the first step, searching for updates (left it for 3 hours or so). SFC Scan gives error message "Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service". I attach CBS folder.

Be very grateful for any help.


Answer:"Windows Module Installer has stopped working" message constantly

There's a fairly critical error in the last CheckSUR that ran -

(f) CSI Payload File Corrupt 0x00000000 cmiv2.dll amd64_microsoft-windows-servicingstack_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17592_none_672ce6c3de2cb17f
this file is central to the servicing capabilities of Windows, so the fact it's missing may be causing all your other problems.

The CBS log however is more interesting.
SInce early November, almost the only activity recorded has been repeated installations of the same software at boot.

2013-11-17 10:28:44, Info CSI 00000006 IAdvancedInstallerAwareStore_ResolvePendingTransactions call 1 loaded 8 pending advanced installer operations
2013-11-17 10:28:44, Info CSI 00000007 Begin executing advanced installer phase 8 index 0 (sequence 0)
Old component: [l:0]""
New component: [l:0]""
Install mode: uninstall
Installer ID: {51d813ef-83f1-42de-a2ee-89ee4633a7c9}
Installer name: [25]"RegistryKey SD Applicator"
2013-11-17 10:28:44, Info CSI 00000008 End executing advanced installer (sequence 0)
Completion status: S_OK
One or two people have reported uninstalling .NET 4 for a while, then reinstalling it solves this problem - it's certainly worth trying.

Uninstall it from the Programs listing reboot, then run the cleanup tool from here...
.NET Framework Cleanup Tool User's Guide - Aaron Stebner's WebLog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Reboot ... Read more

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At some point in the last three months, a number of machines have stopped being able to add new USB devices.

These can be USB headsets, mass storage devices, anything. This includes devices which previously have installed fine and been working without issue.
In device manager, the devices show as "No drivers are installed for this device". However, if you click update drivers, and then manually select the Mass Storage (for example), you can install the device without a problem.
This has nothing to do with any vendor specific drivers - This is a Windows 7 issue.

Has anyone seen anything similar?
Is anyone aware of a recent update that may have had an impact on the USB stack or the operation of PnP?
Any other ideas?


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Hey guys,

First let me thank you all who dedicate many hours to helping this community. My laptop is much slower than usual, and even though I can access the internet through Firefox the IE error message pops up every 5 min or so. Please help. I have included a HJT log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:02:19 AM, on 1/7/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\SmoothView\SmoothView.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\FlashCards\TCrdMain.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\ltmoh\ltmoh.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\ApMsgFwd.exe
C:\Program Files\Protector Suite QL\psqltray.exe
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Answer:"Internet Explorer has stopped working" repeated message, HJT log included

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I realize the title happens frequently in general. I myself have had to go in and restore the device countless times on reboot. That's not the issue (default device, device enabled, etc).

For some mysterious reason, my What U Hear is malfunctioning and picking up absolutely nothing as of last night's reboot. Prior to this for the last few years since being on Win 7, I've had no issues (other than the common restore the default, enable it, etc).

So what might have changed?
1. I had a power outage mid day yesterday. I'm pretty sure I didn't attempt to use my What U Hear after this outage, but DID use it just prior to the outage (but was not recording or anything when the outage hit, but SF 9.0 was open)
2. I have gone into the BIOS and disabled HD Audio (since my MOBO has onboard)... I really thought this second one was going to fix my problem, but no.

When I go to check my devices in the audio pop-up, it shows my speakers as the default playback device and the oscillator goes as I play something. When I look at the recording tab, with the What U hear device enabled & defaulted, the oscillator just sits there dead. When I go to properties and either select "default playback device" OR select my external speakers (both of which should be the speakers, WHICH DO oscillate and work just fine) it doesn't matter... What U Hear still does not pick anything up!!!

Any ideas?

I'm sort of frustrated here and am out of ideas.

Answer:Stereo Mixer "What U Hear" Suddenly Stopped Working

Two general ideas:

Try a system restore to a point in time before you had issues--before the power outage issue.

Uninstall audio drivers/sound card, reboot, and reinstall audio drivers.

Either might work.

It's at least possible that you had hardware damage due to the power outage.

Stereo mix is shaky on Windows 7 as I am sure you know.

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Hi every one, it is first time for me here on vista forums, and i really need your help, if you search on google for the tags in the title e.g. Autorun.inf, winjpg.jpg, "NTVDM.EXE, etc... you will find me already asked my issue at yahoo answers.

Few months ago i realized some strange events happened to my pc, where i use windows vista home premium, some events like the follows:

1. when i start my system, the following message appeared and telling me "NTVDM.EXE has stopped working" together with a blank black window called "Task manager".
2. when i tried to run some programs - mostly 16-bit ones - the message "NTVDM.EXE has stopped working" also appears and the program wont start.

3. when i plug in a mass storage device and go to its location at my computer i realize a strange file called "autorun.inf" which disappears after few seconds, not only this, but also when i suddenly remove the device - without safely remove - some pop up msg at the notification bar appeared saying something like that loading of the file (winjpg.jpg) failed to D:\" or something like this....

4. Task manager together with other windows programs like MSCONFIG.EXE not working at all because of the message "NTVDM.EXE has stopped working"

5. at the folder options when i try to show the hidden files, nothing really appear from those, and when i go back to the folder options, it will be marked at "Do not show hidden files", like i ha... Read more

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I am constantly receiving the "Windows Explorer has Stopped Working", when using explorer.

After looking on the Microsoft Support, I ran System File Checker (CFS) but although CFS has reported it found corrupt files it was unable to fix some of them. I am also denied access to the report log so cannot find more information on these corrupt files. I'm currently running a full virus and malware scan but I'm not overly optimistic that this will sort the issue.

Could you please tell me how to sort this issue? The errors are making explorer unusable!


Answer:"Explorer has Stopped Working" - constant error message

Next time you want to open the CBS.log, copy it to another folder (example desktop) away from C:\Windows. Then it will open - with Notepad.

Found the corrupt files? You can use this tutorial below to extract the corrupt ones and fix the issue.

Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
Not that tech savvy or don't want to deal with it and get a quick fix? Follow this tutorial below:

Repair Install

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Hi All,

Let me get right to the point...

I just changed my hard disk because my old one's integrity is at 2% to a point where I couldn't even load Windows. So, I reinstalled everything: Win 7 Ultimate x32 and all other third-party software that I use. All the installation process worked smoothly... no error or warning of any kind. I always have 2 users set up on my computer: one is the (system's predefined) Administrator; and another is a user with near-admin privileges (a power user) that I use for daily operations and it has almost all access to my data partition drive (I set up the security permission for this user on the data drive).

The problem started after I created the second user and set up the security permission for this user. I can read, write, modify, even delete a file on the data partition, but I cannot move that same file to another folder still within the data partition to which this user has access. The error was always: "Windows Explorer stopped working" and it had to refresh/restart.

Solutions tried (based on my browsing similar "Windows Explorer stopped working" problems in this forum):
- First, I tried giving the user group(s) (the groups that this user belong to: Users, Power Users, etc.) the permissions that I wanted -- same problem.
- Second, I tried giving the actual user, instead of just the user group, the permissions that I wanted -- same problem.
- I tried giving the user full control/permission -... Read more

Answer:"Windows Explorer stopped working" whenever trying to move a file

Does this happen with just one particular file or for any file on the data drive?

Did you try taking ownership of the file with the non-admin account?

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Straight after I downloaded Netlimiter, I got all these problems. First the message "Windows Explorer has stopped working" kept looping but now it has stopped and only comes up when I try and open My Computer etc.

I can't access control panel as the taskbar is gone but when the taskbar was there I couldn't open it anyway as it just closed again.

I can access cmd through task manager.

Safe mode doesn't let me open control panel either.

Does anyone know how to create a new user account through cmd? Maybe this could solve my problem?

I don't think it's a virus as AVG didn't pick anything up and Netlimiter is known to be a good program.

Any help appreciated.

Answer:"Windows Explorer has stopped working", can't right click, no taskbar - HELP!

Hello CMM, and welcome back to Vista Forums.

You might see if doing a System Restore at boot using a restore point dated before you had this problem may be able to fix it for you.

Hope this helps,

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I get 'windows host process rundll32 has stopped working' whenever I attempt to open Mouse in Control Panel to adjust mouse settings.
I'm on Vista.
I've tried: System Restore to previous updates - did not work
I've Turned off Data Execution Prevention (DEP)
I don't have in Windows 32
I've done this whole this, but I don't have the program assioated with that. Open Computer > System Drive > Program files > Common Files > Ahead > DSfilter.
Rename "" to say ""
Also rename "" to say ""
I did this thing: If you get the error when opening folders that contain video files, try this and see if it helps:
Open Control Panel > Folder Options > Always show Icons, Never Thumbnails
But that isn't even the problem and it didn't work.
Any help? I've been trying to solve this for ages...

Answer:"windows host process rundll32 has stopped working"

Looks like you have done quite a bit of troubleshooting :| but nevertheless pls see if something here helps you.

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The system is running Windows Live Mail 2011 on operating system Windows 7. Every time I close Live Mail I get the following message: "Windows Live Mail stopped working" and then I get either "Close Program" or "Restart Program"

Answer:message "windows live mail stopped working"

Hiya and welcome to Tech Support Guy

Are you still having this problem? If so, did this happen after a windows update?

Does it open okay, and just has this problem on closing?



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Is there a way to DISABLE the displaying of the "XX has stopped working" error dialog in Windows Vista?

Answer:Disabling the "XX has stopped working" error dialog in Vista

Hi there, Welcome
Let us know the exact name of the error you are getting and we could probably help you out better.

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Here is the situation:

Once I logon to my vista user account on my laptop all of my programs say "(program name) has stopped working". I will attach a pdf file of what I see! I can't use certain programs like paint and notepad and others. But I can use Internet Explorer.. PLEASE HELP!! I think this all began when I started to see the "reliability metrics analysis calculation" error a lot...I just started seeing that one alot more and now on top of that, I get the errors (like you see) in the link below

I get the following:

"Desktop windows manager has stopped working"
"msftstp.exe has stopped working"
"windows command processor has stopped working" (5 times)
"microsoft sync center has stopped working"


PLEASE HELP FAST THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Answer:When I Startup Vista All of my programs say "(Program Name) has stopped working" HELP

See what happes if you run in startup mode? f8 on bootup.

You should try some malware scans while in safe mode too.

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I'd be very glad if anyone could help me.

My OS version is Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

Whenever I try to run the task manager, either by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del and selecting it or right clicking on the task bar, the window opens but immediately an error is displayed "Windows Task Manager has stopped working... Windows is checking for a solution for this problem" followed by "A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available" (see attached screenshot). No solution is provided.

The computer is rather new (3 weeks old) and has very few programs installed. Since I don't use the task manager very often, I don't know when this problem started, but it wasn't there from the beginning.

Things I tried, but did not work:

- Going back to a previous restore point: same problem.

- Running a RAM memory test with memtest86, no problems found.

- Performing a clean boot using msconfig.exe and disabling all programs, with the exception of Microsoft services. The problem remained.

- Scanning the computer for virus and malware. Installed Malwarebytes, nothing found. Using Kaspersky anti-virus, no problems found.

- Using the system file checker tool. I used it twice and it did indeed find problems, but said it could not fix them.

The only thing that has changed is that the computer had 8gb RAM, but one of the cards was defective and was sent back to the manufacturer. My computer i... Read more

Answer:"Windows Task Manager has stopped working" anytime I try to run it

Run a system file check and upload your event viewer logs

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7
Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:
Click Start Menu
Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
Expand Custom Views
Click Administrative Events
Right click Administrative Events
Save all Events in Custom View As...
Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
Right click Errors.evtx -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
Upload the .zip file here.

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Hi, I'm using Windows 7 64-bit, Office Home and Student 2010.

Over the past week, everytime I open a word document, Word stops working after a while. It becomes 'unresponsive', then a pop-up appears at the system tray stating:

"Internet connection was lost. Check your Internet connection to resume downloading Microsoft Office."

The problem only occurs with Word, not with Excel nor with PowerPoint.

Please can someone help?? Thank you!!

Answer:Microsoft Word 2010 "winword.exe has stopped working"

Try doing a repair of Office, by doing the following:

Repair your Office programs
Click Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features.
Click the Office program you want to repair, and then click Change.
Click Repair > Continue. You might need to restart your computer after the repair is complete.


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Lately whenever I attempt to install a new application I get the "application has stopped working" error message. Has happened now with several different applications. Sometimes I get an installation error 1001. Does anyone know why this occurs? Do I have a corrupt system file or registry? I have tried several different registry cleaners to no avail. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Frequent "application has stopped working" error messages!

Is it any program you try to install? Or just certain ones?

Can you upload a report so I can take a look at your event logs

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Hi, today I got the "windows explore stopped working" problem on Vista system. I found the post of Joncotes in last year as below. But It doesn't work on me because although I repeated steps 1-3 many time the explorer still can not restarts. Is anyone can tell me what can I do now? Thanks so much!!!!

the The only goal here is to remove a trojan that installed itself on the computer. It can be accessed from the Add/Remove programs list, but the only problem is explorer keeps restating and you can’t open the windows fast enough without them automatically closing. This is an in-depth fix, read carefully:

1. Open Task Manager via Ctrl+Alt+Delete.
2. Click File > New Task (Run…)
3. Type “C:\Program Files” Press ENTER

Note: Since the explorer browser was accessed through Task Manager, it shouldn’t close every time Explorer restarts. If it does, repeat steps 1-3 until the window never closes after an Explorer restart.

4. Click the “Folders” link near the bottom of the left-hand colored pane.
5. Click Control Panel.
6. Click Program and Features.
7. Click the “Installed” tab so it sorts by installation date.
8. Notice the programs installed on the current day’s date! You need to uninstall these.
10. When you click to remove one of these programs, windows will ask you to restart. DO NOT RESTART. Click “No”
11. If/When Windows prompts you telling you the uninstallation failed, click “Uninstall Using Recommended Settings”.
12. Rep... Read more

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I was surfing the net like I normally do this morning and I received a prompt that said "Windows Explorer has stopped working". There is a progress bar and it says "Windows is checking for a solution to this problem" below that. After a few seconds that box goes away, and I get another one that says "Windows explorer is restarting". Now, this doesn't just happen once. Its on a loop, and I can't do anything else on my computer. If I hit cancel, on one of the boxes, the other one appears and it starts where it left off. Every once in a while, like about every 100 boxes or so, I'll get a prompt asking me if I want to send more information about the problem to microsoft. If I click send information, or cancel, the loop starts again. If I do nothing, that box remains there, and I can not access anything else on my computer.

When I restart in safe mode, the same thing happens except there are no boxes. Windows explorer just restarts every 2-3 seconds and I can't even get the start menu open before it closes on me again.

I tried doing a system restore through my install cd, but that did not help the problem. I also had a BSOD once or twice when trying to open something while the errors messages were coming up.

Any idea as to what is causing this? Or how to fix it? I'm on Windows Vista Home Premium.

CD2 4300
2GB Ram
Plenty of hard drive space
Adware, spyware, virus scans weekly

Thanks in advance.
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Answer:Constant Loop of "Windows Explorer has stopped working"

Post your BSOD.To do this uncheck automaticaly restart inMy comp>right click properties>advanced>startup and recovery.

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I've received to error messages when I've started up my laptop:

"Tray Starter has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly."

"InstantWrite Control has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly."

Are these serious problems?

I checked the Device Manager, and there were no yellow symbols indicating any problem.

It's a new Toshiba Satellite #A305-S6825 with Vista/SP1 on it.

[BTW, I'm a complete noob!]

Thank you for any help you can provide.

Answer:"Tray Starter/InstantWrite Control Have Stopped Working"

Has anyone answered this? I'm having the same problem.

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Hi there,

I have been happily using Windows 8, until today. Out of nowhere I cannot install/update anything (I always get "windows installer has stopped working error", I cannot run any metro apps (they simply crash), and windows itself seems unstable. Is there any other solution, other than formatting harddrive and re-installing everything?

Thanks for any advice!

Answer:"Windows installer has stopped working", apps crashing


I have exactly the same problem. There seems to be no info on this anywhere on the internet. Maybe we can find the solution by comparing installed software and hardware? I'll list mine and you can let me know if anything is similar on your end:

Intel i5-3570K @ 4.46 (turbo) Ghz
8 GB 1600 mhz CL9 DDR3 RAM
ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe W/D Mini-ITX motherboard
Zotac Nvidia GTX 470 GPU, 1280 MB GDDR5 RAM
Seagate Barracuda Black system drive (1TB)
Western Digital Green 500 GB backup drive
Akai EIE Pro 24 bit, 96Khz Soundcard/ DAC (4 Channel and USB hub)

----- Software -----

Adobe Photoshop CS6 64 bit
Ni Kontakt 5
Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimNatural Selection 2Sid Meier's Civilization VScratches: Director's CutMetro 2033Football Manager 2013
Adobe Flash Player v 11.6.602.171
VLC media player v 2.0.5
Adobe Reader 9
Asio4All 2.10
Akai EIE Pro driver version 2.9.30,
FL Studio 10 (FruityLoops)
Java 7 update 15
Microsoft C++ 2005, 2008 and 2010 Redistros
NeoAxis Engine Non-Commercial SDK v 1.32
Nvidia Graphics driver 310.90 (newer drivers messed with my system)
Opera Web Browser 12.14
WinRar 4.20 64-bit

-----Software I uninstalled because I thought they might be the problem-----

Daemon Tools Lite
Sony Acid Pro 6.0

I had this problem on Windows 7 too, which is what prompted my Windows 8 purchase in the first place. Sadly, the problems stuck with me, making me think it's tied to some hardware, driver or software I'm using.

After a fresh install or repair, Windows 8 will be fine for... Read more

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Once i logon to my vista user account on my laptop all of my programs stop working. I will attach a pdf file of what i see! I cant use certain programs like paint and notpad and others... PLEASE HELP!! I think this all started when I saterted to see the reliability metris analysis calculation error alot...i just started seeing that one and now i get the errors in the link below

also check here to see the screen i get when i log on...(the uploader said this was a big file so i couldnt upload) take a look thanks alot.

-----update i cannot upload this picture of what happening so i will type all the messages i get...

i get the
"Desktop windows manager has stopped working"
"msftstp.exe has stopped working"
"windows command processor has stopped working" (5 times)
"microsoft sync center has stopped working"


PLEASE HELP FAST THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Answer:When I start Vista all my programs say "(Program Name) has stopped working"

Can you try 'chkdsk' ? It is worth trying a simple check first, see what the effect is, before you do anything more serious. To use Windows 'chkdsk', in Vista, 1) Go to 'Start' type 'cmd' 2)in the list, right-click on 'cmd', choose 'Run as Administrator'
3)In the box, type, chkdsk/f (press enter) 3)type 'Y' 4) Reboot your PC and see if Windows can fix your problems with the system.

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Hi, I found this forum considering people knew alot about Windows 8 here. Anyways, I am running Windows 8.1, and I got this error while web browsing. The screen went black, then came back and said something about my display driver crashing, but successfully recovering. I have an Nvidia GTX 760. This has happened once before. It seems its completely random. I have updated all my drivers. I cant seem to attach the event log file as the site says its an "invalid file" I can upload it to dropbox if someone would like to take a look at it.

Thanks guys

Answer:"Display Driver has stopped working" error. Random

Hi Firearm2112 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

Kindly upload the ZIP File so that we could take a look at it


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Feel free to move the thread if it's on the wrong section.

So, now when I start my computer, after some minutes I always get this error message:

I don't know where it's coming from. I checked my control panel and I didn't find anything related to bing installed there.

I'd like to know a way to make this message stop appearing. Can someone help me?

Answer:"Microsoft Bing Service has stopped working" (error)

Look in Programs and Features.

Uninstall items with Bing in the name.

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I've been having a strange issue lately and i'm not too sure where it has come from. Everytime my computer starts up my desktop icons and taskbar doesn't work. I have to hit ctrl + alt + del and then hit cancel in order to unfreeze them.

Everytime i try to launch a website like youtube or any site that has media players, i get a "rundll32 has stopped working" at the website's launch. Then when i try to open the videos on the websites, the "Play" icon is off to the side where it normally isnt, and i cannot play the videos.

Basically my browers have been super glitchy after this. An example is when using google chrome whenever i hit the "previous page" button, it opens another tab instead, and when i click on that tab it closes it. Anytime I try to click another tab it just closes it. This also has a strange effect on my VLC player, none of the buttons work, i have to right click and use the buttons that way. I've never seen anything like it before.

Answer:"rundll32 has stopped working" Upon launching websites like youtube

Hello ripabbott and welcome to Seven Forums.

The first thing I'd do is run a full scan with your antivirus/antispyware of choice. Then I'd follow up with a couple of free on-demand scanners that have a good track record of finding things that others miss. One is Malwarebytes and the other is HitmanPro.

It's also possible that you might have some damaged or corrupt system files. Try running a System File Checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two, this tutorial.) If any problems are found, run the scan three times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back if this helped or not.

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Lately several of my programs have been unable to start giving the same error.

Stopped working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: CLR20r3
Problem Signature 01: ds3_tool.exe
Problem Signature 02:
Problem Signature 03: 4fade72a
Problem Signature 04: DS3_Tool
Problem Signature 05:
Problem Signature 06: 4fade72a
Problem Signature 07: 34
Problem Signature 08: c1
Problem Signature 09: System.TypeInitialization
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

What causes this?

Answer:"Program" has stopped working Problem Event Name: CLR20r3

Try this

1. Click Start button, click All Programs, click Accessories, then right-click Command Prompt, in the right click menu, please click Run as administrator.
2. Type the following commands, press Enter after each line.

regsvr32 atl.dll
cd C:\WINDOWS\eHome
ehSched /unregServer
ehSched /service
ehRecvr /unregServer
ehRecvr /service
ehRec.exe /unregServer
ehRec.exe /regserver
ehmsas.exe /unregServer
ehmsas.exe /regserver

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When I right click on certain shortcuts or programs, I get the following error message:

"Windows Explorer has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem..." and then "Windows explorer is restarting"

It only seems to happen to recently installed/created programs.

(this has been happening for about a month)

Also when I was using a compiler called Dev-C++ it gave me an error message "out of memory" after about 20 minutes, so that I had to close it using task manager.

Dell Laptop inspiron 6400
windows vista 32-bit
2GB memory
20GB free disk
2*1.73GHz CPU

Answer:Vista "Windows explorer has stopped working" error

Do you get the error if you start program from the start menu or just your desktop? Have you tried deleting the shortcuts and making new ones?

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It used to work perfectly, but kept giving me that message every time I attempted to open it. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling everything related to iTunes, but finally resorted to downloading the new version of iTunes, and seeing if that would work. Well of course, it didn't work, so I tried using Repair in the control panel, and repaired QuickTime to play it safe. QuickTime continues to work perfectly, but iTunes has yet to open. It does give me the details though -

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iTunes.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 4e4e1904
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7600.16695
Fault Module Timestamp: 4cc7ab44
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 00055bf5
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
How do I fix 'ntdll.dll'? It's not infected or anything.
I've already asked on the Apple forums, with no luck. I really need help with this.

Answer:"iTunes Has Stopped Working."? (Fault Module: ntdll.dll)

Its not ntdll.dll itself, it was ever iTunes is calling though ntdll.dll. Would need a deeper analysis to determine what.

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Ran Acronis True Image 2011 image backup last night and was set to auto shut down after image/verification completed.

This morning the screen still had Acronis running with the message "Program has stopped working". Closed Acronis and tried to reboot...but after two hours I still have the "closing" message on the screen:

"Operations are in progress. Please wait
The machine will be turned off automatically after the operations are complete"

Relatively small Windows installation with maybe 50 gigs being used on disk.

Have tried the PC case restart button...but nothing happens ?

Should I turn the PC box on & off via the main switch on the back of the box ?


Answer:Program "stopped working" - Windows shutting down for over 2 hours ?

This message is caused by Acronis. If you left the default verification schedule set, it will verify what is set to verify before it shuts down. This could be quite a few backups.
I just let mine run and then made sure all defaults are set to not schedule verifications.

You could try to shutdown and reboot but I have not tried that.

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I need to install something else to make it work?
I'm trying to downgrade L720 from W10.
I've installed Windows Phone Recovery Tool, and it loads the splash screen, then a windows oppens saying that is Stopped Working.
I have already used this tool before, and uninstalled.
What i have to do to make it work?

Answer:Why Windows Phone Recovery Tool "Stopped Working"?

Try again, Uninstall it and reinstall

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Running Windows 7 Professional and Office 365 Professional which included Skype for Business. When I installed Office 365 Pro the other day everything was working just fine. This morning I updated iTunes and rebooted. Skype for Business no long loads now. I get the "Microsoft Lync has stopped working" with the usual two options to check online for solutions or close the program.


Problem details:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: lync.exe
Application Version: 15.0.4727.1001
Application Timestamp: 555afc75
Fault Module Name: KERNELBASE.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.18409
Fault Module Timestamp: 53159a86
Exception Code: e06d7363
Exception Offset: 0000c42d
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
LCID: 1033

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What I've tried: -I already tried rebooting again, didn't work
-I ran sfc.exe /scannow and that found no errors.
-Ran CCLeaner Registry cleaner to see if it found anything broken related
-Ran the quick repair for Office 365, nothing...
-Ran the full repair for Office 365, nothing...
I'm at a lost here. One thing I ... Read more

Answer:Skype for Business No longer launches; "Stopped Working"

No one has any suggestions?

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I recently purchased Out of the Park Baseball 15 from Steam and and installed it; the installation went smoothly (or so I suppose) and the files were verified. Why can I not run this game? I can run Civilization V just fine.

i7 1.6 GHZ
Radeon 5870
Windows 7

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This is sort of odd. I'm moving some folders from my laptop's internal HD to an external one (actually copy and delete, but close enough), but with one folder I can't get to first base. Just one. I haven't had a problem using the drag-and-drop method inside WE for any of the others.

It doesn't matter whether I click on the folder on the left side directory tree column or the right side "folders and file" column, Explorer still craps out, generating the subject message. It then restarts itself.

The computer is an older Gateway that is maxed out at 2 gigs of ram. I was wondering if this might be part of the problem, but I don't think so. Not when I can successfully do a multi-folder drag and drop several gigs in size.

I have tried rebooting the system to see if that made a difference; it didn't. And I've attempted the transfer with no other windows open. That didn't make a difference either.

Finally, in order to move the files onto the external drive, I opened up a DOS window and copied them over the old fashioned way. Once the folder was empty, I was able to delete it from within WE. But now, the new folder on the external drive is behaving in the same screwy fashion as the old one. The new folder has a different name from the old one but the same problem has surfaced again. If I so much as click on the new folder, WE errors out and closes. Very strange. Makes me think there's something odd about one or more files. They copied just fine, though, and deleted ... Read more

Answer:"Windows Explorer has stopped working" when attempting to copy

Does sound odd. Standard data folders/files?

Guess I'd run sfc /scannow, chkdsk /r, and/or maybe run some memory tests.

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I really need a lil help on this matter. I currently have a Toshiba Satellite laptop and I am running Windows Vista Home Premium Edition on it. Everytime I try to open a video (doesn't matter what kind now), I keep getting the COM Surrogate has stopped working" error and I can't seem to find a way around them. Initially I know that all I need to do was install the correct codecs to play in Windows Media Player. Now, I am having problems running many of the other applications on my computer, especially anything doing with videos. I often get "(Windows Explorer, WindowsDVD Maker, etc...) needed to be restarted" and I can never open them to run the application(s) properly. Please offer any and all solutions to help me solve this problem.

Answer:Having problems solving "COM Surrogate has stopped working problem"

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I have just tried installing some software on my laptop running Vista.  I have installed the same software from the same disks on 2 separate desktops running XP Home and XP Pro with no problems.On the laptop I get a MS Windows error message stating:  "Administration has stopped working""A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.  Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available"That's it!It does say "ADMINISTRATION" not "ADMINISTRATOR"I have only one user account, set up as administrator.Anyone have any ideas?

Answer:Error Message In Vista - "Administration has stopped working"

Vista 32-bit, or 64-bit? What program is it? Link, please.Do you have UAC enabled?Try to right click on installation file, and click "Run As Administrator".

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First off, thank you for taking the time to read this and help little ol' me out. I've been having a problem lately, where programs crash when I attempt to start them. It's happening with all of the following programs: Skype, Oovoo, Champions Online, Neverwinter, D&D: Eberon unlimited. When I attempt to start the program, it immediately comes up with a box saying "X has stopped working" X being any of those programs listed above. This problem used to just affect D&D and Champions Online, but for some reason, it started affecting other programs similarly just the other day. I think it might have something to do with the launchers and when they connect with the internet, because the static Oovoo launcher only crashes when I click "Connect with Facebook" or try to click log in. The other launchers crash immediately. Here are my specs:Windows 7 64 bit. Manufacturer is Acer, the model is Aspire 5830TG, Intel? Core ? i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz 2.30GHz, 6.00 GB of ram (5.85 GB usable). I would be ridiculously grateful if anyone could help me, thank you for your time, just ask me if you need to know anything else about the computer to figure out the problem.

Answer:"X has stopped working error" on Skype, Oovoo, Neverwinter, more...

Is this still the inferior Factory Preinstalled Win7 with all of the bloatware and duplicate utiltiies which have better versions built into Win7? These throttle Win7 from its native performance and cause endless issues.

That's why most tech enthusiasts will not run such an install but instead Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. Everything is provided in the blue link tutorial.

At the minimum I'd Clean Up Factory Bloatware.

If you'd rather work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7.

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