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Solved: Windows XP 64 bits

Question: Solved: Windows XP 64 bits

I just purchased a version of windows xp 64 bits.

Will it work with Amd 64 3000+ 2.0ghz 800FSB

at an Asus K8v_SE dexluxe?

I heard i needed an intel processor!?!?

³  At least Itanium 733 Mhz processor ³
³  At least 1 Gb of RAM ³
³  64-bit motherboard & chipset ³
³  1 Plank

Can somebody tell me if this will work with my comp.

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Preferred Solution: Solved: Windows XP 64 bits

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Answer: Solved: Windows XP 64 bits

Amd Athlon 64 3000+ 2.0ghz 800 FSB
Asus K8V-SE Deluxe
Raptor 36.7Gigs 10000RPM Serail Ata
Geforce FX-5200 128megs
Kingston Hyper-X 512megs Dual Channel

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Hello Tech Support Guy Nation,

So I have an issue with getting a laptop hooked onto the router signal. The router is a brand spankin new Linksys EA4500 and the laptop is an IBM which is running Win XP (not sure of SP version as it is a customer's comp. at a hotel I run). Anyway, the error message I am encountering is:

The network password needs to be 40 bits r 104 bits depending on your network configuration. This can be entered as 5 or 13 ascii characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters

At first I thought is was my router password since it contained a $ symbol so I changed it to only letters and numbers but still didn't work. I have never encountered this error message on any laptops and no other rooms have been affected. Thank you as always for the the knowledge...
 

Answer:Solved: Error Message:"The network password needs to be 40 bits r 104 bits depending.

You are using WPA or WPA2 encryption and the laptop--because of the lack of at least service pack 2, incorrect wireless driver, or old wireless adapter--does not support WPA(2).
 

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my desktop is Dell XPS 730. it currently using Vista 32 bits. Everything runs very slow and none of games are runnable due frames dropping, skipping, and freezing even after I installed new Hard Drive. I decided upgrade to Windows 7 64 bits would help with running minecraft game without issue.

I downloaded Windows 7 USB DVD download tool and Windows 7 64 bits ISO. it installed into flash drive successful but it came with bootsect error. So I looked around for it and found here 32-Bit BootSect

I downloaded "bootsect7600x86.zip". I right clicked and clicked on Properties and clicked unblock then applied and clicked ok. Then opened and I only find Bootsect exe file, nothing else. so I clicked that and command prompts came up and disappeared really instant and nothing ever happened. What am I missing? I also need Window 7 64 bits for my laptop after new HDD arrive. Just needed to make USB bootable somehow.

EDIT: I did right clicked on that exe file and did not see "run as admin"

EDIT2: Forgot to add, do I need to have product key code? Im upgrading my desktop from vista 32 bit to windows 7 64 bit

Answer:Upgrade to Windows 7 home perm 64 bits from Vista 32 bits

The term is bit, not bits

Use WintoBootic to put the iso on the flash drive, it works perfectly everytime.

WiNToBootic bootable usb drive windows vista/7/8 - Bootable USB | Bootable USB

Where are you downloading the iso from, I would download it again and check the size when you`re done.

Home Premium and Professional 64 Bit are both 3.09 GBs

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Hey,
as the title says, I find myself in a dilema..

It started when I decided I wanted to put a total of 4GB of RAM in my computer. The problem is that I have Windows XP x86 (32-bits) installed.
Then, a few friends of mine adviced me to get rid of this old Windows XP (32-bits), get the total of 4GB of RAM and install Windows 7 x64.

My CPU's architecture supports x64 systems, as I have 4 cores. My main problem, is that I would have to reinstall all my programs, applications and drivers (because I have the 32-bits-versions installed) and that if I stay with my 32-bits-XP system, it would only read 3 to 3.5GB of RAM aprox.

In response to this, a friend told me that Windows 7 x64 wouldn't cause compatibility issues with those 32-bit programas, applications and drivers. However, if I'd like to get the best performance, I would have to download/get the x64-compatible-versions..

To sum it up, I would really like if you experts could help me and get me out of this dilema. Is it true what my friends mentioned me? Should I change and get the new Windows 7 x64? Which would be the downsides and which the upsides?

I would also like to mention that I am a still and motion graphics designer, and that the latest softwares for that (for instance all Adobe CS4) have come out x64.This would definitely be a plus if I change to Windows 7 x64, right?

Thank you very, very much.. Really.
Best regards,
Chris.
 

Answer:Dilema: Install Windows 7 (64-bits) or keep XP (32-bits)

First lets see if your system is ready for Windows 7. Download this ---> Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor and test your system for compatibility.
 

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I want to know how to have a boot screen prompting for both operating systems.
Thanks.
 

Answer:Installing Windows XP (32 bits) when having Windows Vista (64 bits) installed.

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Hi Guys,

When trying to print from IE 8 i get the following error:

Line 2032
Char 1
Error: unspecified error
Code: 0
URL: res://ieframe.dll/preview.js
Any help is appreciated.

Thank u in advance
 

Answer:Solved: Can't print from IE8 Windows 7 64 bits

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I had my new computer assembled (64 bits) and running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits. Now I am trying to make work some of my old computer's software, that I want to use. I am having some software and hardware problems:
1 - I want to install my printer, but the options for ports that appear on the list are: LPT1 to LPT3, COM1 to COM4 and XPSPort(local). The computer not has where to connect my LPT cable and I never heard of XPSPort(Port), any suggestion?
2 - I installed CoolEditPro 2.0 without error, but, when I want to run it, I receive the message WMVcore2.dll is missing. I found this file on my old computer's folder C:\winnt\system32. Probably only copy this file to my new computer, will not solve the problem. It probably is part of any other software that I not installed on my new computer. Any idea which software would install this dll?
3 - Installation of my Office2000 went fine. All works well, exception Outlook2000. I was able to open my pst file but, when I click on Addresses, I receive a message that wab.dll is missing. In my old computer, I not found this wab.dll, only outlwab.dll. I downloaded Thunderbird, installed it and was able to import my emails and address book.
4 - my scanner is a Genius CP-HR7x Slim. I tried to install the drivers that I have on the CD that came with the scanner. The driver installed without error, but Windows not recognizes my scanner. Is there any safe place where I can download 64 bits drive for my scanner?
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Answer:Solved: Problems installing older softw/hardware on Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits

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I have a 64 bit HP pavilion laptop. When windows update shows me new updates for a 32 bit MS office, do I download them even though I'm running a 64 bit laptop or just the 64 bit MS office download improvements?

Answer:32-bits vs 64-bits Microsoft Office Updates

If you don't have 32-bit Office, you don't need need any 32-bit Office updates.The 32-bit Office updates are not compatible with 64-bit Office anyway.message edited by phil22

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This is a rather unsual error message from Windows 7, that cannot even run 16-bits programs, quote:

"Too many other files are currently in use by 16-bit programs. Exit one or more 16-bit programs, or increase the value of files in your Config.sys file."

The only time that this issue shows up is when trying to run a program as administrator from within my standard user account. The "Run as..." could be initiated either manually, or by running a program that requires elevated access rights to the system, such as starting an installation as a standard user.

The error is seemed to be triggered by the UAC, or more accurately the "consent.exe" file that actually locks up the screen and nothing can be accessed. It seems that the system is waiting for input for the UAC, clicking anywhere on the screen results in the typical error sound but nothing else. The "ctrl-alt-del" does bring up a list, selecting log out pops up the quoted error message during the logoff process. Logging back in with the same UID seems normal, until the "Run as..." initiated and the system seems locked again. Rebooting the system clears up this error, but it does come back in an irregular interval. The timeframe could be from an hour, or more, on some days it does not come back at all.

While Windows 7 64-bit does not have a "config.sys" file, one has been added to "C:\" that contains:


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Answer:16-bits program error message in 64-bits W7...

Well, having the "config.sys" file did not help. The system still have the same issues as posted earlier. Removing EMET 3.5 didn't help either...

Other than the "Run as...", the system works fine with any other programs. While I could grant administrator access to my user account, I'd prefer not to do it.

Would anyone have an idea what could cause this issue?

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I installed Autocad 2010 in window 7(64 bits). I couldn't install because Autocad software software is 32 bits. Window 7 is 64 bits. So it couldn't not install. So I would like to know how to install 32 bits software in 64 bits window 7.

Answer:how to install 32 bits software in 64 bits window 7

32 bit software will run on 64 bit Windows 7 without any special steps being taken. Windows 7 64 bit actually maintains a 32 bit registry in order to accommodate 32 bit programmes.If you cannot install Autocad the problem is likely to be something more that the 32/64 bit difference. There is the possibility that it wouldn't even install on 32 bit Widows 7 and it is the OS itself that is the problem.You need to contact Autocad and see what they say about the problem, after all they know there own software better than anyone else.Stuart

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Hola, q tal?En mi trabajo me traen sus compus viruleadas y la booteo con Avira Antivir Rescue CD. y le borro todos los virus que encuentra y entro al sistema y le instalo un Antivirus Bueno y se lo actualizo.En este caso me trajieron una Laptop con windows 7 x64. y mi Avira CD es de x32 Bits. y no le encontro nada. suena logico que no sepa leer 64 bits. pero es cierto? y si si que antivirus tipo Live CD hay en 64 bits?

Answer:Antivirus x32 bits --- Virus x64 bits = ?

Es buena pregunta. Buscado en Google, aparece que es la verdad. Hay diferencia entre los dos. http://www.start64.com/index.php?op...Aquella compañia ofrece 64bit protecion. Sin embargo, no tengo fe en los programas de anti virus. Son tardes. Si un virus sale hoy, una semana puede pasar antes que sepan del viurs. En una semans muchas maquinas pueden recibir el virus.English version:His question is, Is there a difference between AV programs that run on 32 bit machines as opposed to 64 bit & will the 32 bit program find viruses on a 64 bit machine? The link I posted says there is some difference. NOD offers 64 bit protection as well.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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my computer is set on 64 bits i need to set it on 32 bits to update adobe flash player

Answer:change from 64 bits to 32 bits on my computer

You cant just change from a 64 bit OS to a 32 bit OS. You have to actually install the different OS you can't just change a setting. What's going on here? You're trying to update flash player: From adobes web site? What browser are you using? What is the exact error message that you are getting?My name is JRComp, and I approve this message.

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hi friends... i have 64 bits os and 32 bits antivirus so can that antivirus be installed in 64 bits and get full security as 64 bits anitvirus? can 32 bits antivirus scan the registry of 64 bits program ? please suggest me
thank you

Answer:can 32 bits antivirus be installed on 64 bits OS ?

Hello Dare2winnn,

It's recommended to use a 64-bit AV program on a 64-bit OS for full protection. Some 32-bit AV programs will not install on a 64-bit OS.

I just use the included Windows Defender.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Can someone explain these figures to me? Im talking about 8 Bits/channel in terms of imagery and pictures. I dont really get these. Is it the smaller the number, the better the picture? And, I heard that there are also different colour channels? Like Red and Blue channels, are these just the channels in which the computer can read and identify?And what about 48 bit colour? Is that in the same category as 8 Bits/channel? Or is it something totally different.I need to know more about colours.Thanks.

Answer:48 bits 16 bits 8 Bits Channel.

Essentially, bits per channel represents colour depth, the higher the bits per channel, the higher the range of distinct colours. This should explain better than I could click hereAnd when your finished reading that click here for answers to your colour channels query.

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Hi, I want to know how long a password has to be to qualify it for 128-bits of entropy?

From Winzip's help file: "full strength of AES encryption requires a password of approximately 32

characters for 128-bit encryption and 64 characters for 256-bit encryption."

But using
http://rumkin.com/tools/password/passchk.php
pw:
r) U*c6{2 :1w$o!I-D7~vO/q]

Length: 26

Entropy: 129 bits

Charset Size: 95 characters



However, above 15 is not possible to memorize.



http://lastbit.com/pswcalc.asp



pw length: 10

speed: 100,000,000/sec

PCs: 100

using full ASCII



Brute Force Attack will take up to 214 years.

Is that correct? Thus, even 8-15 characters is good enough.

 




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I'm trying to install an update (KB2900986) on a WinXP system.

The downloaded file is .MSU which I understand requires WUSA.EXE for install.

The program isn't found when I double click on the file so I used services.msc to check for Background Intelligent Transfer Service.

It is in the list with Startup Type Manual.

I right-click on it and select Start.

That gives me message "Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified"

I have searched the WINDOWS directory and all it's subdirectories for WUSA.EXE with no luck. It isn't there.

I searched a WinXP install disk for WUSA.EXE and it isn't there either.

I think I need help. Does anyone know how to resolve this so I can install the fix?

Thanks
 

Answer:Solved: Starting BITS

Try the KB2900986 download from here, it's an EXE file :- http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=40920

EDIT : for the BITS problem you could try the fix here :- http://steveit.ca/2012/07/09/windows-update-fails-missing-bits-service/comment-page-1/#comment-719
 

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Hi there,

I recently uninstalled Norton Anti Virus, AOL and StumbleUpon programmes from my laptop. However, there are still some references left from these stubborn programmes that i found with Hijack This. I would like to know wether I get get rid of these completely, especially Norton, which I loathe!! I have hilighted various other processes which I would like to get rid of too, which I have listed below in red.

Many thanks in advance,

1techgirl

O8 - Extra context menu item: &AOL Toolbar search - res://C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\toolbar.dll/SEARCH.HTML
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.stumbleupon.com
O16 - DPF: {2BC66F54-93A8-11D3-BEB6-00105AA9B6AE} (Symantec AntiVirus scanner) - http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/SharedContent/vc/bin/AvSniff.cab
O16 - DPF: {4A3CF76B-EC7A-405D-A67D-8DC6B52AB35B} (QDiagAOLCCUpdateObj Class) - http://aolcc.aolsvc.aol.co.uk/computercheckup/qdiagcc.cab
O18 - Protocol: msnim - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - "C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\msgrapp.dll" (file missing)
O23 - Service: AOL Spyware Protection Service (AOLService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\AOL Spyware Protection\\aolserv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Servicio Auto-Protect de Norton AntiVirus (navapsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe

Here is the full LOG:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
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Answer:Solved: Trying to get rid of last bits of deleted programmes.

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Hi
I really need help here. It happens one or two times per day.
Previously I had the Vista Ultimate with no problems. I've upgraded the memory so it had 2gb and now
it has 4gb FFR2-SDRAM PC2-5300 (333mHZ) - (DDR2-666)
1024MB (2 RANKS, 4 BANKS)
? OS - Windows 7 professional ? x86 (32-bit) ? installed with a new HardDrive ? OS is an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) ? Age of system (hardware)
4 years
The system was installed with a new HD 500GB and 2GB more of RAM (now 4 GB)
? Age of OS installation April 2011 ? CPU Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2400MHz Socket 775 LGA ? Video Card ATI RADEON HD 4600 Series PCI-Express 1753MB RV730 Processor ? MotherBoard ASUS P5B-E ? Power Supply - brand & wattage ??? 220 Volts ? System Manufacturer This desktop was assembled by me ? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom)

THANKS

PEDRO

Answer:[SOLVED] RANDOM BSOD W7 32 BITS

The first thing in your post that caught my eye was that you said your power supply was 220watts? That is nowhere near enough power to run your system. Please double check the correct wattage and make of your power supply.

Your motherboard does not support Windows 7 so this could cause some issues.

The last three crashes were caused by Bit Defender. Please remove that software.

Download the latest chipset driver from the ASUS website
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5B-E


Code:
dtsoftbus01.sys Thu Jan 13 03:26:59 2011 (4D2EB753)
Have seen this cause problems before. Please remove Daemon Tools for the time being.

Please run these tests and report back the results
1. Memtest86 - Run for 7-8 passes - RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Forums
2. Prime95 - Run all three tests for 3-4 hours each or until fail - CPU - Stress Test with Prime95 - Windows 7 Forums
3. Hard drive scan usings SeaTools - SeaTools for Windows | Seagate - Both long and short tests


BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY

Code:

Built by: 7601.17592.x86fre.win7sp1_gdr.110408-1631
Debug session time: Sun Jun 26 07:07:44.832 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:59.424
DRIVER_VERIFIER_DETECTED_VIOLATION (c4)
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for bdfm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for bdfm.sys
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xc4_f6
PROCESS_NAME: explorer.exe
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: 0xc4_f6_bdfm+b983
BiosReleaseDate = 03/05/2008
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I hold a window 7 64 bits pc.
I would like to install a cd Adobe flash cs5 for 32 bits to my pc.
I would like advise if this is a wise idea to do so..or there is other options that i can op for in order to run any of my 32 bits cd on a 64 bits pc

thanks
 

Answer:Solved: Can 32bits cd installed in 64 bits?

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I have Windows XP on a DELL. I tried to download the display monitor driver for E772C. When I tried to follow the instructions after downloading which told me to follow the following path: Right click on the background. Go to properties which pulls up display properties. Click on the Settings tab. Click on the Advanced button. Click on the monitor tab. Then it said to click on Properties but is grayed out so I still cant change the color to more than 4 bits.
 

Answer:Solved: Can't change the display color to more than 4 bits

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Can someone please tell me if Torrent is a normal folder in the \name\application data\BITS folder?
Thank you.
 

Answer:Solved: BITS & Torrent - Normal File?

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Okay this is weird.. i have updated everything in win updates except the optional updates...

i cannot install 2 softwares that is 64bi

1) adobe lightroom and
2) itunes

initial extracting works fine but when it comes to installing it takes forever... until a pop up came up saying installation is not working (something like that i cannot remember the exact words)

how to solve this?

my god.. i cant believe win 7 cause me so much trouble ..:S

Answer:[SOLVED] problems installing 64 bits applications

its working now i dont know what happen its just running normally out of sudden :)

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automatic microsoft update continued to fail on everyday from Feb 16th and today i tried to do manual update [Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB110806)]. I received a error:Error Code: 0x80246008.

The Microsoft Help asked me to start BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) and I received an "cannot start the Background Intelligent Transfer Service on Local Computer. Error 126: The specified module couldnot be found"

Please help me. What I can do to resolve this error? I am actually using Win XP (servicepack 2). why the update is installing servicepack 1?
 

Answer:Solved: Microsoft Update failed-BITS Error

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Hi,

In the next few days, I will be installing Vista Premium 64-bits.

Right now, I have the 32-bits version of the OS installed. The hard drive is partitioned in 3 sections: C: for the OS, D: for the applications and E: for data. That is the setup I have been using for many years and it has worked very well for me.

I do know that I'll have to format the C: partition to install the 64-bits version. My question is: Do I have to format all 3 partitions to install the OS. Obviously I would rather not!

Basically, I am wondering, when the installation will be over, if the 64-bits Vista will "see" both D: and E: partitions. I am wondering if the the 64-bits installs a different file system. Different form the 32-bits version.

If you read between the lines, you've realized that I am trying to NOT backup all my files...

Any thoughts appreciated.

YoungBob.
 

Answer:Solved: 64-bits file system (Vista Premium)

You will only have to reformat the partition the x64 OS is on. The other drives will still work the same and just fine.
 

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Hi,I have been looking for a solution to upgrade my Inspiron 1525 laptop, preinstalled with Vista Home Premium 32 bits when I bought it.The target is to prepare path to upgrade to Windows 10.I need Windows 7 or 8 to start with.I could not find a way on Dell website.
Many thanks in advance !Isabelle

Answer:Upgrade for my Inspiron 1525 Laptop from Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bits to Windows 7 or 8 and then to Windows 10

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would like to inform you that the Inspiron 1525 is not tested for windows 10 and we would not suggest that you upgrade the version of windows 
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
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I'm W7 with IE8:

I had a laptop problem with these errors concerning Windows Update. Got it resolved. I think the sfc /scannnow did the trick. Here's the link to that issue posted here in the recent past:

CAN'T Install Windows Updates - Two Error Codes

NOW; here comes my desktop with the same issues, but nothing seems to fix it. I have a problem with running BITS Service. Here's what I did:

1. I followed the Tutorial linked to the prior topic by verifying COM + Event System is in order.

2. Found that BITS was actually missing. I googled the issue and found a link to bring it back. I see it now, but when looking at it's properties, the description says, "Failed to Read Description. Error Code: 2."

3. I changed the startup type to delayed and clicked on start. I got an error 126.

4. I reset Windows Update via: Reset_Reregister_Windows_Update_Components.bat

I did not use the option which clears the update history.

5. I attempted to run the MS Fix 50202 in aggressived mode, but it failed due to teh BITS 126 error issue.

6. I imported and used the BITS service to registry. I got a window saying it was successfully added to the registry.

7. I found and used the Windows Batch File (bat) for Reset Reregister Windows Update Components. Rebooted.

8. I downloaded the PsTools Suite; it's a zip file, but I can't extract it to Windows/System32 as instructed. When attempting, however, I got a window noting the files were ... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] BITS Service Problem: Errors 80246008 + 126: PART 2

Hi did you try this Download details: BITS Repair Tool for Windows Vista (KB940520)
Edit should have mentioned it is the manual steps here You may receive an error message that contains the "0x8DDD0018" code or the "0x80246008" code when you try to download updates from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site ignore the other link

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The network password needs to be 40 bits or 104 bits depending on your network configuration. This can be entered as 5 or 13 ascii characters or 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters.

This is the error message I keep receiving whilst trying to connect a windows xp laptop onto a netgear router. Using Intel Pro/wireless 2200BG network connection.

I already have a macbook which connects fine as do my friends laptops when they come over. The laptop in question has worked before on this router with no issues, however, this is no more!!!

I think I might need to amend some setting to choose WPA but I can't figure out how to do it!!

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks
Charliecharles7
 

Answer:the network password needs to be 40 bits or 104 bits depending on your network config

You have to pick WPA in the router, then remove the stored wireless network profile and search for the network.
 

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Question: Windows BITs!

Hi.What it's the difference between 32x bit and 64x bit of windows 7 or windows 8?I mean,64x is better than 32x?Why?

Answer:Windows BITs!

This brief summary should help you get started on the difference in Win8 32 bit versus 64 bit.

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Hi I just got my alienware aurora r3 a new harddisk because the last one died and now i need to reinstall windows 7 but i didnt get a backup dvd of my OS so i need the cd key for my windows.

Answer:Windows 7 64 bits key

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly write to the [email protected] and they will help with this.
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Robin

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Hi,

I need your advices about wheter I should install Seven ultimate 32 or 64 bits.
My configuration is a bit oldish and I am not going to upgrade it.
- Gigabyte GA-K8NS
- Sempron64 3100+
- 3x1GB of DDR PC3200
Most of the application I use are so far only available in 32 bits.
All my hardware have 64 bits driver.
Got only 3GB of RAM so it is fully addressed by Seven 32

Do I get any better performance by having Seven 64
and use mostly 32 bit applications ?

Answer:Windows seven 32 or 64 bits

If your computer is old and most of the programs would not run with 64 bit, I would stay with 32. The performace increase would be marginal, at best.

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Hello:

We plan to buy several laptops and desktop preloaded with XP and most of them will have at least 8 GB of memory.

From what I have read XP 32 bits cannot access more than 4 GB. Is this true? What would happen if I install 8 GB on an XP 32 bits machine?

Should we go ahead with 32 bits or 64 bits?

I've heard that the 64 bits laptop drivers are kinda expensive.

I'm not sure if all of our existing applications (i.e. antivirus) installed on our existing xp 32 bits machines could be installed on a 64 bits machine with no problems.

Or would we need to purchase the 64 bit versions?

Thanks and help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Windows XP 32 or 64 bits?

it is true 32 bit will only see about 3 gigs, however, companies are not beyond selling more than what is needed for the sake of a sale. It is done all the time.

drivers are free. Just go the specific laptops manufacturers website and see if they have 64 bit drivers, if they do, all you have to do is download and install - once you install a 64 bit os. However if they don't then there is a good chance your computer would not support 64 bit os for the specific operating system.

64 is the norm now. generally speaking 64 bit computers will support either 32 or 64 bit drivers and software.

one other thing to consider, if you want to upgrade from 32 to 64 bit, you will have to do a complete install of the os. You cannot upgrade.

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Question: windows 64 bits

good day
how do i know , 9if their are any way ) what windows i do have in my PC , it is windows 64 bits or other. thank you verry much. and what it is the difference between the 2 windows.

Answer:windows 64 bits

howdy Leduc,

If you right click the "my computer" Icon and click properties it will tell you right in that window what version you are using..

As for which one is better? That depends. If you are using a 64 bit cpu like an AMD 64 then the 64 it will work. If not then it will not work. Another easy way is to know what type of cpu you have. If it is not a 64 bit cu then you cannot have a 64 bit os..

What type of cpu do you have?

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I have been trying to resolve this issue since Friday with no great progress.

The main issue is that a program on the laptop needs the Background Intelligent Transfer Service set to Automatic start, however when you try to change this setting, I get an Access Denied error (Error 5), I also get a similar access denied error when trying to manually start the service.

I have done the following 'general fixes' with no success; chkdsk /r, sfc /scannow, windows update repair tool and windows repair.
Other things I've tried:

Setting permissions in the registry for the BITS entries to give full access using the user's account.
Setting a password on the Administrator account.
Repairing BITS using guide on another forum.
Start the service from Administrator account (in safe-mode) and new Temp account (with admin rights).
Precautionary virus & spyware scan as I've read that Vundo virus can cause problems like this, albeit not found.
Other information that may help:

I get the same error on the Automatic Updates service.
I noticed corruption on the Path to Executable:, where instead of reading %SystemRoot% it read %fystemRoot%, although I fixed these entries in Regedit.
When going into Safe-Mode it logs straight in to the user created account instead of normally asking at logon screen which account to login with (Administrator account not in list, but does exist)
Similar to above when I created the Temp account, it logged straight in to the main user ac... Read more

Answer:Solved: Access Denied error when trying to start BITS & Automatic Update Service

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I have a PC with Windows 7 HP 64-bits, on which most 32-bits programs install without problems in X:\Program Files(x86)\....There is one program however that I certainly want to maintain on this new system, but that will not install at all on a 64-bits PC.Is ther ea way to force it into "\PF(x86)\" or would a virtual system work? And how?

Answer:32-bits program on 64-bits PC.

Have you tried installing it as adminstrater.

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i guys, this is 1st post on these forums, which i like a lot, especially the reviews, but anyways im having a hard time to decide which OS im gonna run on my new rig.....i already have all the components......what i do usually with my pc's is encode dvd's and audio....and especially i play games a lot.
these are my spec:

CPU: q6600 g0 stepping
MOBO: EVGA 680i NF68T1
VIDEO CARDS: EVGA 8800gts 640mb ( im waiting for the other one to run SLI )
HDD: WD Raptor 150 GB SATA Hard Drive ( for booting and for all my software ) and a WD SATA 2 500 GB for storage
RAM: Patriot Extreme Performance 4GB(2 x 2GB) ddr2 800mhz

i know i have to be on a 64 bits OS ( cause im using 4gigs on ram ) but im trying to decide which one ?
i have been researching this for a lot of time, and still i cant decide.....i have been reading that vista lets the government spy on your pc, that uses a lot of ram when its on idle, compatibility issues, not stable.........and about xp 64 bits, we all know that xp is already the past and that we gotta move to new things but i like to hear from the experts on this community what do you think ? do you have any recommendations, any thoughts ?

thanks in advance for all your help
 

Answer:xp 64 bits or vista 64 bits ?

You say you play games a lot. I'd say go with Vista because of that. DirectX10 is going to be mainstream before long.
 

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Please forgive me if this had been posted before. I searched here and didn't learn enough in the previous posts. So here is my inquiry.

Been using Vista Home Premium for a while with no problem. However, I now have a copy of retail Ultimate 64 bits. I read that there are many benefits besides being able to see all 4Gig of rams with 64 bits. As the process only be done by clean installation, I would like to know how, if I can at all, to back up all the stuffs that I've been using so I can "restore" after I switch to 64 bit instead of redo everything. I'll be greatly appreciate if you can explain to me step by step.

My US Robotic dial up modem only has 32 bits driver; please suggest a good one that work with 64 bits.

Please let me know anything significant I need to know before I switch?

Thank you!

Answer:Need help in 32 bits to 64 bits switching...

Hi Bruce2,

Welcome to the forum.

Since you are switching from 32 bit to 64 bit Vista, the safest route is to just backup any files you do not want to lose to a CD/DVD. You can just transfer them back when done installing the 64 bit. There is just to much of a difference to do a complete backup and restore between the two bit version with your programs and installers.

If you would like to make it even easier, have all of your programs and 64 bit drivers installation files on DVD as well.

Shawn

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I want to keep outlook express for mail because if its simplicity
is it compatible for windows 7 and where/which outlook version should I download?

thanks!

Answer:outlook 64 bits and windows 7

Welcome aboard
Use the current verision, Outlook 2007. There is a beta version of office 2010 available for public testing out soon and it has a 64 bit version(i think). I use office 2007 on my 64 bit system with no problems.

Ken

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Hello,
Could you please provide a valid link to download ie 9 64 bits for windows 7?, I found some in this forum but are old (2014) and are broken. 

Thanks a lot!

Best,
John
C. A.

To get something you've never had, You must do something you've never done.

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Hi

I have a simple question that I haven't been able to find the answer to by searching, so I'm hoping someone here knows.

Is there a way to tell if a Windows 7 installation is 32 bit or 64 bit simply by looking in the install folders/files? The reason I ask is that I have a few USB sticks that I made into bootable Windows 7 installations. It took hours, and I don't really want to redo it if I can help it. I didn't label which was 32 bit and 64 bit. I realize I could install them on a virtual machine and tell that way... but it'd be much easier if I could simply browse them and know that way somehow.
 

Answer:Windows 7 bits identification

Look for a SysWOW64 folder in %windir% (c:\windows)
If it's there, it's x64 Windows.
 

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Anyone knows what might be:

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000000a (0x000000000100002c, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000, 0xfffff800031ed5d0). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 120509-33758-01.

Answer:windows 7 64 bits crash

  
Quote: Originally Posted by vbkun


Anyone knows what might be:

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000000a (0x000000000100002c, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000, 0xfffff800031ed5d0). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 120509-33758-01.



Hi and welcome

Can you use these directions http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html to find and upload the dmp file?
Thanks

Ken J+

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I just upgraded the computer from windows xp 32 bits to windows 7 32 bits.. and while playing Counter Strike: Source, Left 4 Dead or even while on firefox i get BSOD and the following error.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 00000008
BCP2: 00000004
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 9038E7D5
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\120509-22578-01.dmp
C:\Users\Fotis\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-32406-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Highlights - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt
any help will be appreciated thanks

Answer:BSOD Windows 7 32 bits Plz Help

  
Quote: Originally Posted by VoLtage


I just upgraded the computer from windows xp 32 bits to windows 7 32 bits.. and while playing Counter Strike: Source, Left 4 Dead or even while on firefox i get BSOD and the following error.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 00000008
BCP2: 00000004
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 9038E7D5
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\120509-22578-01.dmp
C:\Users\Fotis\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-32406-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Highlights - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt
any help will be appreciated thanks


Hi voltage and welcome

Can you use these instructions to find and upload the dmp file created when you had the bsod? here>>>http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...d-problem.html

Thanks and lwt us know if you need help

Ken J+

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HI everyone,

I wanted to see if you can help me with a problem that I have with my computer. First the specs of my computer:

core i5, intel dh55hc motherboard
2 modules of 4gb ram, corsair model CMX4GX3M1A1333C9
windows 7 ultimate 64 bits

I'm getting some bsod in random times, although now I see that there is a pattern... for example:

after a day of full working let's say 14-16 hours, then I start to close all the windows and when I'm going to shutdown then appears a bsod... so, it seems that it's in that point when I'm going to shut down...

I run a memtest with many hours let's say 12 hours and nothing so I'm not sure if it's a memory related problem...

Here is the latest minidump file, I hope you can help me
 

Answer:BSOD Windows 7 - 64 bits

What antivirus, antimalware programs are you running?
 

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HI. i use windows 7 32 bits and I want to install windows 7 64 bits;

i download th 64 bits version, I put it in the dvd too;

But i can't install it; neither by mounting the imagem ad executing the setup(is says that i dont have the correct version of windows); neither by booting with the DVD, I changed BIOS and it dont boot wiht the DVD;

please answer and help me. i really want to install it

thanks

Answer:installing windows 7 64 bits; need help

You must do a clean install of 64bit. You cannot make a 32bit into a 64bit. You will have to format and reinstall.

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WebSite: http://getintopc.com/softwares/operating-systems/download-windows-8-pro/

In middle of installation will appears to you to put the key ( This key doesnt active windows 8, only for installation): XKY4K-2NRWR-8F6P2-448RF-CRYQH

Atualized - 13 october
 

Answer:Windows 8 Official Iso ( 64 and 32 bits)

Windows 8 ISO - Official Download Links

Download Windows 8 via MSDN Website

Download Windows 8 via TechNet Website
 

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Hello,Everyone!

Any suggestions, on a good Defrager for Windows 7 X64 Bits.O.S.?:huh:
 

Answer:Defrager for Windows 7 X64 Bits.O.S.

I have found that the default Windows 7 disk defrag tool to be best, imo.

As for third party options, other members may be able to guide you on that.
 

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I installed the pc game Red alert 3 recently but after the briefing of mission where I click Misssion Start, It crashes and a pop out comes with "Window is trying to find a solution to the problem" Any solution?
 

Answer:Red Alert 3 & Windows 7 64 Bits?

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I've have tried to download the latest update from Windows, but I get the error code of 0x80246008, meaning the BITS wasn't on. After trying to turn on the BITS, I get the error code 998. I have looked on some sites and I can't seem to find the answer. If there is an easy way to fix it and that I can get updating again, that would be great.

Any help would be appreciated. :)

Answer:Windows Update and BITS Help!

Bumping this up. :)

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cant download windows update ck'd BITS and tried to start but gave me an error code 126

Answer:bits error 126 windows 7

make sure "Cryptographic Services" is running.if fail,you can try below methods:a) Delete the contents of the "Windows\System32\catroot2" folder and see if that helps resolve the issue.b) If that fails, then check all the root directories and see if any are set as "Read Only"C) Make sure cryptui.dll is in system32 folder and is NOT corrupt!d) Make sure certcli.dll is in system32 folder and is NOT corrupt!use sfc /scannowe) Re-register DLL Files That Are Associated With the Cryptographic ServiceTo register .dll files that are associated with Cryptographic Services, follow these steps:Click Start, and then click Run.In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.At the command prompt, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each line:Note Click OK if you are prompted to do so.regsvr32 softpub.dll regsvr32 /u wintrust.dll regsvr32 /u initpki.dll regsvr32 /u dssenh.dll regsvr32 /u rsaenh.dll regsvr32 /u gpkcsp.dll regsvr32 /u sccbase.dll regsvr32 /u slbcsp.dll regsvr32 /u cryptdlg.dllregsvr32 /u softpub.dll Restart your computer.Click Start, and then click Run.In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.At the command prompt, type the following commands (press ENTER after each command):Note Click OK if you are prompted to do so.regsvr32 softpub.dll regsvr32 wintrust.dll regsvr32 initpki.dll regsvr32 dssenh.dll regsvr32 rsaenh.dll regsvr32 gpkcsp.dll regsvr32 sccbase.dll regsvr32 slbcsp.dll regsvr32 cryptdlg.dllregsvr32 softpub.dll

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how i can upgrade my revo one RL85 from win 8 to win 10 ?

Answer:How can I upgrade to Windows 10 64 bits?

Hi,Follow the instructions here:http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/how-to-upgrade-windows-10

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 0:01:07, on 12/04/2014
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.02.1008)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16537)
Boot mode: Normal
 
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskhostex.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\RuntimeBroker.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEMonitor.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wwahost.exe
C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps_17.0.1119.516_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\LiveComm.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
D:\nousados\HijackThis.exe
 
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = 
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = 
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName = 
O2 - BHO: IDM Helper - {0055C089-8582-441B-A0BF-17B458C2A3A8} - C:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMIECC.dll
O8 - Extra context menu item: Descargar con IDM - C:\Program Files\Internet Downloa... Read more

Answer:please help windows 8 pro32 bits

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Hello, My notebook is hp 255 g3 and had windows 8 installed, but I have needed to install windows 7 64 bit.  Now my network card does not work LAN cable or wifi. The FN keys either, I have tried to install the web controllers but without success. These did not work for me: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=6709373&swLangOid=35&swEnvOid=4063 Can someone give me all the correct and necessary drivers for this computer? (Keyboard, network, graphics ...)  Product code J4R73EA#ABE  thank you very much in advance

Answer:Drivers HP 255 G3 - Windows 7 64 Bits

Did you install all of these? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=6709373&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4063

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My machine keep go in BSOD unxepextedly. i am using windows 7 ultimate 64 bits. anyone of you have any idea how to fix it? Here i attached the details dmp files and some images.

Answer:Windows 7 64 bits keep go in BSOD, help plz.

Welcome to the forum. I don't see anything attached.

Please read these threads and post back. We will be glad to help you.

[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem

- http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html

Please fill out your system information. Go to your User CP at the top of the page, look in the left column and click on Edit system specs. Filling in your specs will help us help you.

You can make this easier by downloading Speccy.

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Hi,
i have an msi MS-171F laptop and windows 7 crashes a lot first it was every ~10minutes. so i tried with a customized driver for the graphic card wich decreased the crashes but i still have the same probleme
- the 1st attached file include the dump files.
-the seconde include my laptop configuration and all its information and there's also a cbs log file generated with the command "SFC /SCANNOW"
thanks for your help ....

Answer:BSOD in windows 7 32-bits

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Pixelmed


Hi,
i have an msi MS-171F laptop and windows 7 crashes a lot first it was every ~10minutes. so i tried with a customized driver for the graphic card wich decreased the crashes but i still have the same probleme
- the 1st attached file include the dump files.
-the seconde include my laptop configuration and all its information and there's also a cbs log file generated with the command "SFC /SCANNOW"
thanks for your help ....


your bios version




Quote:
Vendor American Megatrends Inc.
Version A171FIMS V1.10
Release Date 03/03/2009


looks old and needs updating ?

when i did a search on the MSI site it came up with your laptop as a VR705 , does that sound right according to your stickers ?

your dmp file won't run as the symbols won't load probably because you have a .gdr patch on the NT kernel applied by microsoft ............







  
Quote: Originally Posted by My Digital Life


GDR is normally distributed via Windows Update and Microsoft Download Center to improve user experience, and contains software updates that address widespread critical issues, such as security vulnerabilities, and that are broadly released. The fact that Microsoft adds GDR into build string of OS kerner (ntoskrnl.exe) of Windows 7 RTM may signifies that the reliability and stability can still be improved consider... Read more

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Hello
My System: 8 processor system, 16 GB memory installed and OS is Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate.
Question: How to configure my system to make use of all the available memory.
Symptoms: Max memory used by my system is approx 3 GB

Answer:The use of Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bits

Your system will only use what it needs currently my system is using 1988MB of 7166MB but will use more as required like gaming.

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Hi, I have a Travelmate B115-M and I have upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10. The problem is that it automatically upgraded to Windows 10 32 bits. The drivers from Acer website are all 64 bits. I have tried it 2 times, the second time doing a clean install, but now I can't return to Windows 8.1 because it doesn't show the option anymore. So, how can I upgrade from Windows 10 32 bits to Windows 64 bits? Thanks in advance, John Lewis 

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Hi, I have a Travelmate B115-M and I have upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10. The problem is that it automatically upgraded to Windows 10 32 bits. The drivers from Acer website are all 64 bits. I have tried it 2 times, the second time doing a clean install, but now I can't return to Windows 8.1 because it doesn't show the option anymore. So, how can I upgrade from Windows 10 32 bits to Windows 64 bits? Thanks in advance, John Lewis 

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My computer has the following configuration:
Lap-Top Sony Vaio VGN Z850G, Windows 7, 64 bits, Processor Intel Core 2 CPU P 8800 2.66 GHz 2.67 GHz, 4 Gb RAM, HDD 500 Gb.
I start to use it on 09, February and till now (40 days) I've had 66 BSODs, or an average of 1.62 BSODs / day. As additional information, more than 60% happens when I'm scrolling folders, files or even inside the files, with arroy keys.

bimenegon

Answer:BSOD - WINDOWS 7, 64 bits

This points (most likely) to your hard drive.
Try these free tests first:

Quote:




CHKDSK /R /F:
Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as adminstrator) Command Prompt. Please do this for each hard drive on your system.
When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter. Then reboot and let the test run. It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors. See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.

Elevated Command Prompt:
Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)
At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"

CHKDSK LogFile:
Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.
Double click on the Source column header.
Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Win7) (winlogon for XP).
Copy/paste the results into your next post.




And


Quote:




H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
http://www.carrona.org/memdiag.html (read the details at the link)
http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html (read the details at the link)

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans t... Read more

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Hi, I have a Travelmate B115-M and I have upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10. The problem is that it automatically upgraded to Windows 10 32 bits. The drivers from Acer website are all 64 bits. I have tried it 2 times, the second time doing a clean install, but now I can't return to Windows 8.1 because it doesn't show the option anymore. So, how can I upgrade from Windows 10 32 bits to Windows 64 bits? Thanks in advance, John Lewis 











Solved!
Go to Solution.

Answer:How can I upgrade to Windows 10 64 bits?

Well, finally I have upgraded to Windows 10 64 bits. The solution was going to Windows website and choose the option of install at another PC, downloaded the file to a USB and made a clean install. Thanks.













View solution in original post

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Hello,

Can someone please take a look at my minidump?

Thanks,

Answer:BSOD on Windows 7 64 bits

can anyone help?

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Hi, I have a Travelmate B115-M and I have upgraded from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10. The problem is that it automatically upgraded to Windows 10 32 bits. The drivers from Acer website are all 64 bits. I have tried it 2 times, the second time doing a clean install, but now I can't return to Windows 8.1 because it doesn't show the option anymore. So, how can I upgrade from Windows 10 32 bits to Windows 64 bits? Thanks in advance, John Lewis 













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:How can I upgrade to Windows 10 64 bits?

Well, finally I have upgraded to Windows 10 64 bits. The solution was going to Windows website and choose the option of install at another PC, downloaded the file to a USB and made a clean install. Thanks.

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Has any body tried to upgrade windows7 32 bits to windows7 64 bits version? Does it need reactivation thereafter? Any comments will be much appreciated.Thanks.

Answer:Windows 7 Upgrade to 64 bits

You cannot upgrade from 32 to 64 bit, you will have to do a fresh install. Yes you will need to reactivate, probably using he telephone option.

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My operating systems, Windows 7 needs for repair. Yet I do not have the cd installer with me. I will proceed to download the osi file. Unfortunately i am not sure will it be 32bit or 64bit. How can I confirm on that?

Thank you in advance.

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Since last week I get an error message when I try to open certain programs.

I have probably installed some new software, but have no idea how to solve this. Does anyone have a clue?

The message I get (in Dutch, but I will try to translate)

C:\windows\systems32\autoexec.nt. Het systeembestand is niet geschikt voor MS-DOS en Microsoft Windows-toepassingen, Kies sluiten om de toepassing af te sluiten

C:\windows\systems32\autoexec.nt. The systemfile does not support MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose close to exit this application.

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Hello,

I'm planning on getting Windows 7 64 bits. I was wondering if I can install this on a non-64 bits processor? (the rig in my signature)
A tech told me I could run it without a problem, but he is also a seller for a large business equipment so I think he's more of a seller than a computer expert.

And if I can't, any suggestions on a good 64 bits processor? I don't especially need a beast, I'm infographist and I need to run the Adobe Suite CS5.

Thanks!

Answer:Windows 7 64 bits on this system ?

The E8400 is capable of running 64-bit.

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Windows 8/8.1
 
Hi
 
I check for my updates periodically which are set to 'check for updates but let me decide' and
I also turn on 'Windows Update & Bits' in 'services.msc' which I turn off after every check so I have
nothing running in the background, however, if I recheck a short time after I find that both services have
been re-activated again. After several attempts I manage to turn them off.
Anyone know why, and how to control this??
 
Cheers

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What exactly is Background Intelligent Transfer Service? What does it do? I disabled it in services, but now windows update wants me to reenable it. I'm just curious what's the point? Thanks.
 

Answer:Windows XP Question - BITS

Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) transfers files (downloads or uploads) between a client and server and provides progress information related to the transfers.
 

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hello , my laptop crash abrupt sometimes to Blue screen.
I have here my notes :

Probleemhandtekening:
Gebeurtenisnaam van probleem: BlueScreen
Versie van besturingssysteem: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Landinstelling-id: 1043

Aanvullende informatie over dit probleem:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: FFFFFFFFC0000005
BCP2: FFFFF800032596D7
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 000007FFFFFA0000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Bestanden die helpen bij het beschrijven van het probleem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\110611-30108-01.dmp
C:\Users\Mick\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-71183-0.sysdata.xml

Lees de onlineprivacyverklaring:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

Als de onlineprivacyverklaring niet beschikbaar is, lees dan onze offlineprivacyverklaring:
C:\Windows\system32\nl-NL\erofflps.txt

Can you help me please ?
Sorry for my bad english.

Answer:BSOD windows 7 64 bits

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mick1295


hello , my laptop crash abrupt sometimes to Blue screen.
I have here my notes :

Probleemhandtekening:
Gebeurtenisnaam van probleem: BlueScreen
Versie van besturingssysteem: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Landinstelling-id: 1043

Aanvullende informatie over dit probleem:
BCCode: 1e
BCP1: FFFFFFFFC0000005
BCP2: FFFFF800032596D7
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 000007FFFFFA0000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Bestanden die helpen bij het beschrijven van het probleem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\110611-30108-01.dmp
C:\Users\Mick\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-71183-0.sysdata.xml

Lees de onlineprivacyverklaring:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

Als de onlineprivacyverklaring niet beschikbaar is, lees dan onze offlineprivacyverklaring:
C:\Windows\system32\nl-NL\erofflps.txt

Can you help me please ?
Sorry for my bad english.


We do need the actual DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

It is almost impossible to spot trends from a single DMP file so if you have more than one please upload them. If you only have one please wait until the computer crashes again then upload both.

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

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Have just got rid of Virtool:Win32\EvidpatchA from computer but it has corrupted my BITS service so I cannot get any automatic updates from Windows. I have tried absolutely everything and just keep getting either error126 or error 5 access denied. Please can anyone help solve this.
 

Answer:BITS and Windows Updates

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Hi,I have been advised to download a new driver for my printer but the downloads specify 32-bit or 64-bit.I have windows XP pro and I think I now have SP3. How do I find out how many bits I have?

Answer:My version of Windows XP - how many bits?

don't know whether it's same in xp as vista but if it is try control panel-system

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? OS - Windows 7 Professional
? x86 (32-bit)
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows XP
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Full retail
? Age of system (hardware) 3 years
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 2 weeks ago

? CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.0 GHz
? Video Card - NVidia GeFore 9800 GT+ 1GB
? MotherBoard - Intel G31-ES2L
? Power Supply - Mono ATX 500 500W

? System Manufacturer - None, Custom built PC.

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So first off, I was infected with the Sirefef.Trojan which I got helped with, but now I have another problem.

My windows update doesn't fully work as this pops up as it is about to download updates "Windows Update Error 80246008".

Now the other problem is that in services.msc, the file BITS does not work. Before this it was not there so I had to manually install it. When I try to start BITS in services manually I get the error "error 2: the system cannot find the file specified".

How do I fix the BITS issue as I need that to work for windows update to work I presume?

Thank you
 

Answer:Windows update and BITS not working

Update: I was able to fix ESET NOD by reinstalling one of the service files for it but I'm still not able to fix the windows update BIT file. Also I am using Windows 7 32 bit.
 

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Hi to all EightForums.
glade to see the windows 8 forum. I registered in it tonight, I came here for a regular member soon but one problem drag me hare now,, I always looking forward to learn latest computer tech and helping my friend time to time, tonight a friend of mine won't able to play the game Prince of Persia the two thrones. he installed windows 8 pro 64 bits..
so guide me guys, is it in the windows 8 64 bits game list or not,,? or applying some trick to play pop 2 thrones.?
I also seen the windows xp mode and windows virtual pc for windows 7 64bits.. is it worked,,? if yes then how.?
plz reply, then I will tell my friend.
me too installed windows 8 soon on my laptop, then came here with my own problems..
(my english is not very good, sorry)

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I have Windows 7 Home Premium x64
8 GB Ram
Upgrade Version (No original OS)
Age of System: 3 Months
Age of OS installation: 3 Months
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3 GHz
Gaming PC
nVidia GTS 250
nForce 790i Ultra SLI
600W Power supply by thermaltake
Norton 360 v3

Well I'm getting this BSOD quite often... and it kind of screws my PC... I know I will have a BSOD because I stop having internet so it becomes slow and it takes ages to shut down. After a few minutes I have the BSOD and my PC comes back to normal after a chkdsk. I've been having this issue since I installed Batman Arkham Asylum. What's the problem?

Where are my files (the TSF_Vista_Support zip and the html file, both in the same zip)

Answer:Driver_Power_State_Failure BSOD Windows 7 64 bits

There are no memory dump files included in your upload. Please do the following:

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Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service (not RapidShare as the analysts usually can't download from it) - then post the link to it.
Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): http://www.carrona.org/setmini.html




These devices have issues. Please check your Device Manager to see what the issues are (and if you can repair them):

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Symantec Network Dispatch Driver ROOT\LEGACY_SYMTDI\0000 This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers ... Read more

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Hello,
I have a big problem with one of my computer on my personnal network.

My configuration :
1 laptop on windows vista 32bits
1 laptop on windows 7 64 bits
1 Computer on windows 7 64 bits.
1 NAS
All are in the same network, linked to internet.

I have problems with the computer on windows 7 64 bits. The other are working normally.

The symptoms :
- At first, since this afternoon, steam did not want to connect and now each time "Steam has stopped working". I tried to reinstall several times, but I still have the same problem.
- And now, all the software apparently linked with the network cannot work. Each time, I have "xxxx has stopped working".
View nx2 does not work. Capture NX2 can work but I try to open a file on the network,it stops working. In fact, as soon as I click on "network icon".

And finally, I wanted to launch hijackthis, but it stops working when it arrives at :"O4 - registry & start menu autorun".

Please help me.

edit : I have started in safemode : hijackthis has the same problem.

Answer:Windows 7 64 bits - network pb - trojan ??

Doesn't look like a Trojan as much as it looks like you've got a Windows 7 installation that has some files that don't like you.

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Windows 8 RTM for IT Pros and developers will be coming August 15th (via Technet and MSDN). I wonder if Lenovo officially supports upgrading our PCs to Windows 8 then. I have the A720 and mysteriously, the C: drive is the larger, HDD whereas the D: drive is the smaller, SSD. I don't want to simply start the installation from within Windows 7 because then it will install on C: drive which is not what I want. I could blow away the entire existing install and start from scratch with the SSD for install but I suspect there is some Lenovo magic happening behind the scenes (as in, it is using the SSD for system use even though Windows seems to be installed on C: drive). I don't want to mess with that, if I can avoid it. Is there a Lenovo recipe for upgrading to Windows 8 on this PC?

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Hello,I have read some articles about enabling 4GB of RAM in Windows Vista 32 bit version enabling PAE as discussed here: http://www.ocmodshop.com/ocmodshop.aspx?a=989I have tried this method and others and I have disabled DEP in Windows and in the BIOS.Is this possible to reach 4 GB of RAM in 32 bit OS with PAE in T400? I have read that in windows 2008 is possible (also linux) but why not in Vista32 or windows7 32?Cheers!JorgeMessage Edited by hardaway on 02-13-2009 03:53 PMMessage Edited by hardaway on 02-13-2009 03:54 PM





______________T400 (2767-AK3)

Answer:T400 4GB Vista or Windows 7 32 bits with PAE. Why not possible?

Because 32 Bit can only address a certain amount of memory and some OS may use less for the PCI devices. But only a 64 BIT OS would use the full amount of 4GB. Hope that helps and answers your question.

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Hi everyone!

I have been using my PC for a while and it started Freezing every now and then, However it stopped freezing after i updated the bios last month, but today it freezed again."I have attached the event log in this post". Can some one help me fix this issue. Thanks.

Computer type
PC/Desktop
Computer Manufacturer/Model NumberEdit Value
custom build
OSEdit Value
windows 7 Professional 64bits
CPUEdit Value
Intel? Core? i7-6700K
MotherboardEdit Value
ASUS Z170-DELUXE
MemoryEdit Value
16 GB
Graphics Card(s)Edit Value
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 980Ti 6GB G1
Hard DrivesEdit Value
250GB SSD & 2TB HHD
AntivirusEdit Value
kaspersky internet security
BrowserEdit Value
Google Chrome

Answer:Windows 7 Professional 64 bits (Freezing)

I forgot to mention that i left the PC on for +10 hours when it freezed before, came back the next day and it was still frozen. "restarting the PC is the only way to make it work again."

Sorry for my bad english.

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Hola, De casualidad, actualicé la BIOS de mi notebook ideaPad Z400 Touch con Windows 8.1 64 bits a la versión BIOS 71CN51WW(V1.21), 12/07/2013. ¿Tendré algún problema con esto que hice? lo que pasa es que lo encontré en las actualizaciones de la páginas de lenovo pero era para notebooks ideaPad Z400 Touch pero con Windows 8 64 bits y no me percaté de esto último. Gracias

Answer:Windows 8.1 64 Bits - BIOS 71CN51WW

jejeyukebox wrote:Hola, De casualidad, actualicé la BIOS de mi notebook ideaPad Z400 Touch con Windows 8.1 64 bits a la versión BIOS 71CN51WW(V1.21), 12/07/2013. ¿Tendré algún problema con esto que hice? lo que pasa es que lo encontré en las actualizaciones de la páginas de lenovo pero era para notebooks ideaPad Z400 Touch pero con Windows 8 64 bits y no me percaté de esto último. GraciasThe bios is not OS dependent. So it is alright.

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how do you disable bits in windows xp hiome edition. i want that 20% more bandwidth
 

Answer:Disable bits windows home xp

The Background Intelligence Transfer Service(BITS) entry needs to remain on "Automatic" or "Manual" in the services list.

It's one of the services that's required for Windows Updates to work properly.

It does NOT steal 20% of your internet bandwidth.

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Hi, I have an operating system windows 7 32-bits and i can't connect to internet because I need de wifi driver.

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just as the title says..

Answer:MS Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade (32-bits) (MT) NL

Dont be shy, tell us what you really need..

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Hi,
As the title suggests both these services are missing from my system.
Its a 64 bit win 7 sony vaio. Have tried the tutorial in this site, microsoft detection tool and various other methods available on the net in the last 8 hours.
Standalone installer fails saying the specified service doesn't exist as an installed service.
Fixit tool fails saying you don't have permissions to start BITS.

Have checked registry and registry entries exist for both BITS and update.
Read somewhere to create the service by using sc. On trying that got an error of CreateService Failed 5. Access is denied.
Am totally at my wits end now. Would appreciate any help.

Regards,

Answer:Windows update and BITS missing

Hello and welcome naveen try this mate and start at option 2 SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

then try a chkdsk Disk Check

Do these first and then we will go from there.

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Hi !!

I recently installed Win 7 Ultimate for a friend of mine in his computer. He didnt knew how to install it, so he called me to do it.
At first, i had a hard time installing it cause it was taking a very long time. Then, i disabled the floppy in bios, after that installation only took 20 minutes or so.
After a few days, he started to have some BSOD... It was the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_IGUAL BSOD, i also solved that problem with a windows hotfix i found in microsoft website.
After that, everything was fine for a week or so.
Then, it started again with the BSODs. I have here 3 diferents BSOD from the last 4 days. All have diferent problems.
I really dont understand why his computer is getting that much trouble with Win 7. I have Win 7 here, the same version he have, and i got no problem with it.

His specs are:

CPU E2180
Boad Abit I-N73H
ATI HD 2400 (with last drivers from ati for win 7)
Sound card Realtek onboard (with last drivers from realtek for win 7)
1x 2gb RAM
1TB Hardrive
Power Supply 500W

The drivers for the other components on the Motherboard are the last from ABIT.
ABIT only have Vista drivers on their website for that motherboard, i guess that could be the problem.
I've done exaustive testing on his computer, RAM was tested sucessfully (with Memtest), Hardrive was tested, scanned and desfragmented and no problems were found.
Also, that computer is working slow at time, he play a lot in online games. At times, just a simple alt+tab or right click in anything can ... Read more

Answer:BSOD Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bits

You've got a STOP 0x124 error - which is either a hardware problem, or an incompatibility.
Please check here to ensure that both the software and hardware on the system is compatible: Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs and Hardware Devices: Find Updates, Drivers, and Downloads

Then have a look at this topic for more suggestions about the STOP 0x124 error: http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...-what-try.html

Also, please remove or update these older drivers that were loaded at the time of the crash. Don't use Windows Update or the Update drivers function of Device Manager.
Please use the following instructions to locate the most currently available drivers to replace the one's that you uninstall OR remove:





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How To Find Drivers:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.


- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference
- - Driver manufacturer links are on this page: http://www.carrona.org/drvrdown.html

Here's the older drivers. Please pay particular attention to any dated 2008 or ea... Read more

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All is in the topic...

From a 3 Gib DVD installer, and after all updates,a fresh windows installation weight is just 36 Gigabytes...

By the way, update process took about 10 hours to download and install, (2 working days!!), and needed 7 steps, clicking windows update each time, with newer updates found after updates just deployed :x
(It just took nearly 3 hours from my first clic request for a windows update to the moment windows found the 187 updates avaible)
(We have nice working vdsl connection, before anyone blames our 56Kbps modem ;) )



A simple question: is this serious, really  ? answer is no but i want you to say it :)
A second question: can i decrease the size of it ? are there any MS tools or serious third party tools wich would clean some space ?

(i already cleaned updates files via disk cleaner, and i get rid off hiberfile too.)
Thanks for help

O.

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I have installed on my Thinkpad T410 (MIM: 2522AR3) Windows 10 PRO 32 bits and works fine. I need to upgrade from Windows 10 32 bits to 64 bits and I follow all the Microsoft steps in order to do a clean installation of the 64 bits version. I generate the ISO image on an USB stick in order to boot the notebook with this USB stick. Up to this point all works fine. The problem starts when I want to boot with the 64 bits ISO on my USB stick. The installation begin but some minutes after, the notebook shut down and  start booting again and again, until I disconnect the USB stick. I recieved no messagges. So, I can not install the 64 bits Windows 10 version. Some of you experienced the same problem? It is possible to install Windows 10 64 bits versión on a T410?  I will thanks a lot your comments and/or recommendations. Thanks in advance and have a nice day!! 

Answer:Thinkpad T410 and Windows 10 64 bits.

Try booting the computer using the USB stick, then once it boots then remove the USB stick, and let the install take place.  My guess is during the install the computer reboots at some point and with the USB stick still in the machine it boots to it first and keeps rebooting automatically as a result.  I seem to recall a time given before the system restarts if no selection is made.   

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Hello!

I have some malware problems and windows update problems - I posted it in this thread : http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?p=1926659#post1926659 , but some kind guy suggested me to make a new thread here and link the other one. If it is a bad way to use this forum I will delete both and make a new one.

Thanks in advance for all help! I really need it
 

Answer:No Windows Update,no BITS, a lot of malware

You forgot to run MGtools from the READ & RUN ME FIRST.

You need to run Malwarebytes again and this time have it fix all the issues it finds. Your log in the Software Forum shows nothing was fixed.

Also run Hitman Pro again and activate the 30 day free trial license. Then have it cleanup all the Malware and Potential Unwanted Programs it reported.

No reboot your PC and after reboot, run new scans with both Hitman Pro and then Malwarebytes and attach the new logs.

Also run MGtools.exe from the READ & RUN ME FIRST and attach the log that was requested.
 

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My Windows Update has refused to download updates since Nov. 1, and it currently reads that there are 14 important updates pending. I can't recall if I downloaded something that may have caused this, but all research indicates that it's spyware-related.

Research also pointed me in the direction of my BITS service possibly being disabled; when I went into services I found that it was not only disabled, it was nonexistent. All searches regarding this problem have turned up results for XP, which have had no result in Vista. I have no restore point to go back to, and I'm started to get rather frustrated (not to mention worried).

Any help on getting the BITS service reinstalled, and hopefully, Windows Update working again?

For the record, the error code I'm getting is 80246008.

Edit: Automatic Updates service is also missing.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Windows Update/BITS Service

It's been 10 days and no reply, so, bump.;

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Hi Guys,Need a little advice if you can help. Great forum by the way!
I’ve got a Dell Optiplex 760 with Windows XP installed which was having the following errors:1) Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) was corrupted and stopping the service from running. It was showing as @%SystemRoot%\system32\qmgr.dll, -1000.Managed to repair the service but after rebooting it became corrupted again.Due to this I was unable to run windows updates2) The firewall kept disabling itself when booting into Windows but would then enable itself again immediately.3) Wouldn’t let me do a system restore
As a result of this I rebuilt the PC by re-installing Windows XP and everything has been fine for a few days until the following as occurred:
1) Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) was corrupted again and stopping the service from running. It is still showing as @%SystemRoot%\system32\qmgr.dll, -1000.2) The Network connection is very intermittent and keeps dropping out.3) Still won’t let me do a system restore.
 
Are these issues hardware related? I’ve ran a disk check and memory check and everything has come back okay. Could it be a registry error?
I've ran Malwarebytes and AVG and both have come back clean.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks

Answer:Windows XP BITS and Network Issue

Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
 

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:
 
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
 
 Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.

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Answer:LHA.exe compatibility Issue with windows 8 64 bits

It looks like you need versions compatible with 64-bit OS's. I'm not familiar with foxpro but maybe this will help:http://armaitus.wordpress.com/2012/...If the lha compression utility is separate from foxpro maybe you can use winzip instead. It has a 64-bit version.

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I have a program that works on all windows, but when I install it on a professional Windows 7 64-bit computer, it generates this error

MDAC 2.7 Sp1 cannot be installed on this machine. MDAC 2.7 Sp1 requires any one of the following configurations:
Microsoft 98 Setup will exit now. Microsoft Windows Millenium
Microsoft NT 4 SP5
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Please restart the Setup after installing the necessary updates to this machine


The mdac version is 6.1.7601.17514

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