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There are three ways to issue a commands in Word 2000.Explain the three ways you

Question: There are three ways to issue a commands in Word 2000.Explain the three ways you

There are three bways to issue a commands in Word 2000.Explain the three ways you can start a new document

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Answer: There are three ways to issue a commands in Word 2000.Explain the three ways you

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Hiring someone to train your troops to use Word is a great idea, but there won?t always be a trainer nearby . Fortunately, there are a number of ways users can get help, for free. Chances are it might take a bit of research, but you can usually find the help you need, with a bit of perseverance.


The first line of defense is [F1]. Press [F1], enter a few descriptive words, such as ?change style,? or ?delete header.? Word will display a list of help topics, based on your input. Sometimes this works great and sometimes the results are inconsistent. However, it?s the best place to start, because sometimes the answer pops right up!
[F1] is available in all Office applications. You must install Help for these files to be available.

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Answer:6 ways to get free information about Word

Nice post and link!

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Hello every one,

i was wondering if any one knows of a good mobile office or word and spread sheet attachment viewing program for blackberry 7250. I have found a couple but they are either way too expensive to buy the amount of them that i will need or they require monthly or yearly subscriptions. Thanks for the help every one.

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So I've been using my Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit install on my Sony AR670 laptop for a couple months straight now with no real issues but this one that started last week with no apparent cause and is getting very annoying.

The system 'hangs' or 'freezes' in a way when I do certain things like create a new file/folder or select a file from a 'browse' file box, especially say when I upload a file to a forum, like this one, using the "Manage Attachments" option... I use Chrome but this happens even in Windows so I'm sure it's not Chrome related... it has something to do with file access is my guess.

During the 'hang' I can still move the mouse and scroll windows but I can't press buttons, open menus, or issue any 'commands' if I do I get the windows 'alert' sound and nothing happens. The length of time of the 'hang' varies from a couple seconds to maybe 15 seconds or so when really bad.

Because it's so hard to describe exactly I haven't had much luck searching for a similar problem.

It also happens when renaming or moving files... The file will seem to revert back to its original name for a few seconds during which time I can't really do anything. If I try to rename it or move it again I get a message the file no longer exists then it will change to the name I gave it the first time.

Any ideas?

There was nothing installed immediately before this started best I can tell.

Answer:Weird Issue- system 'hanging' when accessing files in certain ways x64

From your description, it sounds obvious that since the problem deals with accessing files, that it is likely due to some kind of hard drive least that would be a starting point. Check it with Hard Drive Tune or Hard Drive Tach. Since it could also be due to some kind of file system error, I would run sfc /scannow and chkdsk /r. From there branch out, because most anything is possible.

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Answer:Missing File and Edit commands in Word 2000

My son was using Word and a problem occured. Essentially on the main command line, the standard file and edit (among others) coomands have dissapeared. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Office 2000 with no luck. Any ideas? Is a template stored elsewhere that I have to change?PaulusB

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i cant restart my pc into ms-dos are there any other ways in which i can do this. its windows 98

Answer:what other ways are there to get the pc into dos

From coldStart your PC, Click constantly on F8, that will bring you toWindows 98 Start up on command prompt (5) and you will be in DOS

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Im in a bit of a weird situation and I need to know the different ways that would be possible to hack into a nexopia account.  There is this girl who is threatining me and my friend. She is telling my friend that she will hack into mu nexopia account and delete it.  She prooved she can cause she hacked into his account and left him a msg.  She doesnt even know him and he diidnt give anything away about his password, how could she have and be doing this???-Melissa-

Answer:What are the different ways?

I'm not that familiar with nexopia (never heard of it, actually), but I'm guessing that it should probably keep your password information secure. Below are two possibilities:Your hacker (how do you know it's a she?) could have simply guessed your friend's password if it was easy enough (i.e. password, 123, their name). Or maybe your hacker could've downloaded some password cracking program (there are some out there, if you look hard enough...).If in doubt, just get your friend to change his password, and if the hacker still gets into the account, they probably have a program to do so (or maybe even a keylogger, which is dangerous...)

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Answer:MS changes its ways

There is already a discussion on this topic:

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I think downloading app's is the main way to get infected. The next is clicking popups like Flash player needs updating. When I see this I go to Flashplayer & find out. Malicious sites by drive by downloads. A site might not be listed as malicious yet. Did I miss anything? Thanks! marg

Answer:Ways To Get Infected

You shouldn't say
Clicking on links while on a websiteClick to expand...

because a lot of links on websites (a majority) are not malicious and are fine.

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Looking for some ideas to help XP run faster.

Answer:Best ways to speed up XP


What make/model PC? How much memory installed? How much hard drive space left?

Take a look at the following article and see if any of the steps will help.

Is your PC running slow...? | Tech Support Forum

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I am having a problem with a DVD and it is driving me nuts. I can't figure out if it's the DVD or the different players.

1.) When I put it into the DVD Drive of my computer, the video is perfect but I get no sound. I started a game after that and the video and sound work fine.

2.) I checked the DVD by putting it into a Portable DVD Player and both the audio and the video work perfectly.

3.) Next, I tried putting it into the Sony DVD player that is connected to the television and this will not even allow it to play and ejects it. I put in another movie DVD and it is recognized and has good audio and video.

Basically this same DVD (a music concert) behaves differently in three different player drives.

Has anyone else ever had this problem and found a fix for it. I would appreciate hearing from you either in this post or through my e-mail.

Answer:DVD Problem 3 different ways

Might not be all that strange - depends on type of DVD. Is the DVD a commercial one or is it one you (or somebody else) have compiled/copied?
1) sounds like a codec issue - your comp may not have the correct codec installed for the sound to play. Try downloading and installing a codec pack such as K-Lite codec pack from:
NOTE: you will get the Media Player Classic with this - it is an excellent player and should play just about anything in conjunction with the codec pack.
2) this player has the codecs and ability to play the DVD type you have
3) the DVD could either be the wrong format (some older players will not play DVD+R or rewritable DVD's but will play DVD-R) OR won't play the DVD if it is region encoded for the wrong region OR some players won't play scratched discs.
Does any of this a) make sense? and b) apply to your DVD?

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Good evening,Just found this site which may be useful to hereAngry ;-)

Answer:76 Ways to get more out of Windows

ta - bookmarked

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this is my first time posting here

just wondering, has anyone had any success installing xp on a thumb drive? i tried it and must have messed up one of the files i changed, because i got an error message.

also, couldn't find anything on this, but it it possible to actually boot xp from a dvd? not to install the os, but to actually boot from it?

Answer:Other ways of booting XP

Yes it is possible, but Xp will be very minimal on services, and basically is just not worth it.

A better option would be one of the Linux LiveCDs, here's a good one : Ubuntu
You can even make them look like the Xp gui.

And they're free

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Not been able to do this before i got this machine, so how do i back up and what exactly do i back up ?Obviously i know why, and now i can i would like to, but not sure of the ways to do so Thankyou..

Answer:Backing-Up.... How ? Best ways ?

What OP system are you using?

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I have read the procedures several times and have performed the steps to the best of my ability(not a much of a techy). I had to start over several times to get it right, but still infected with what looks to be many many issues.....Feel free to correct me if I did something wrong, but I have spent hours looking for a solution and have only come up with this.....


Answer:NewB here needs help!! (in more ways than one!! lol)

Welcome to Majorgeeks!

You did not run the online scan from Bitdefender and attach the proper log from it. What you did was install Bitdefender's full antivirus package. You must uninstall this. You already have AVG install and you must only use one antivirus application.

Where is the log from PandaActiveScan that was requested in step 6 of the READ ME.

So basically you must do step 6 of the READ ME!

Let's get an installed programs list from HijackThis too!

Run HijackThis, click Open the Misc Tools section
Click Open Uninstall Manager
Click Save List (generates uninstall_list.txt)
Click Save, to save it to a file where you can find it.
Attach the uninstall_list.txt file to your next message.
Did you install the below packet capture program on your PC? Perhaps to use with a program like Ethereal?
Remote Packet Capture Protocol v.0

The reason I ask is because a service for it shows running in your HJT log.

O23 - Service: Remote Packet Capture Protocol v.0 (experimental) (rpcapd) - Unknown owner - %ProgramFiles%\WinPcap\rpcapd.exe" -d -f "%ProgramFiles%\WinPcap\rpcapd.ini (file missing)

What malware problems are you actually having?

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Hey, I've had my G15 keyboard for my PC for ages now, but I've never taken advantage of the USB ports on the back of the keyboard. What I'm wondering is, can I plug the G15 into my PC, XBOX and PS3 all at once. To do this I could use 2 extra USB A to A connections.

Has anyone done this before, and would it work?

Sorry if it sounds like a stupid idea :P


Answer:Using G15 Keyboard 3 Ways

The main problem with USB ports on the G15 is that they are only USB 1.1 ports not 2.0.
They are very slow.
Plus they are not really connected to the keyboard. They just allow extra low speed USB connections from/to your compputer.

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Which are the best ways to boost FPS? I have a bad graphic card ; Intel G41 Express Chipset

I am on Performance in 3D settings of it.

I am on best for performance on animations or what it is exactly

I use Razer Cortex Game Booster to start my game , as far as I know it stops some procesess and free RAM

I know its a bad pc I have but I just want 5 more fps

What can I do to get 5+ more fps? I dont hav the money for new pc / graphic card etc...


I have 2GB installed RAM i know its bad but its what I have..

Processor ; Pentium Dual-Core CPU [email protected]

System type ; 64bit

OS ; Windows 10 Pro

I get 55fps on the game i want to play I want 60fps

Answer:Which are the best ways to boost FPS?

To get better frame rates, lower setting and resolution. Next get better hardware.

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It appears that there are two completely separate ways to install Windows XP Pro

On our one computer WinXP starts out with a modern install screen similar to Win ME, but then after it reboots it reverts back to the old Windows 2000 style of installation.

One our other computer WinXP installs COMPLETELY in the new style install screen.

Both computers are new.

Why do they do this, and how can we force winXP to always use the newer style of installation?

Answer:Why is there two different ways to install XP Pro?

Could it be motherboard variations?? Or are they the same?

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I can't log into my computer by normal mode,safe mode and safe mode with network.This started when i log into my computer and start a game and attempt to connect to my BroadBand connection.While connecting, my Local Area Network is undentified so i restart my computer and i can't log in till now.

Can anyone help me without reformating my Hard Disk?


Answer:[Help]I can't log into my computer in all ways!

It just stuck on the loading screen,where there was a loading bar.

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Hi there, I've done a lot of reading here but am somewhat confused.
I have a SSD C: drive that I want to restore to an earlier date. Used Macrium Reflect 5.2. Have made a Linux rescue disk with Reflect.
Should I format C: before restoring?
Should I restore by loading Reflect and choosing the restore file?
Or load the Rescue disk and chose the restore file?
Thanks for any help.
Regards, Paul.

Answer:2 ways to restore, which one?

You must restore with the restore disc. But I would not recommend to use the Linux disc.

Download the .iso for the WinPE disc from my Skydrive and burn that to CD. It is a lot better version for recovery.

You don't have to reformat the partition.

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i tried to reformat using the 6 boot disk but its not loading right so i wanted to know if there was another way of reformating on the screen before windows load up.

Answer:How many ways can you reformat?

You can use the XP CD to format the HD. Just enter the bios and select CDROM as your first boot device. Then boot to the CD and run the recovery console. You can then format, delete partitions...ect using that. Is the HD formated NTFS or FAT32. If just FAT32 you use a bootdisk from that has the format/fdisk commands on it and boot to it and run format.

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My general connection speed is bad. 128kbps up / 128 kbps down. Nothing to be proud of there. And my torrent download upload speeds always were around 15kbps up / 13 kbps down. My client is azureus

That was a week ago. Now I cant get any speed at all. I left a torrent up all night and it only downloaded 11mb. 11mb!!!! I used to do 600mb per night.

Now, things that i have tried:

1) Connections limit fix for windows sp2 (did that a long time ago)
2) changing listening ports, ramdomizing them (always properly forwarding it thru my router and letting it pass thru my software firewall)
3) chaging clients, tried bitcomet, abc, etc. nothing
4) connecting my ethernet cable directly to my cable modem, bypassing the router.
5) reinstalling windows altogether (stupid idea but still did it....)
6) found many popular torrents in their middle life which should have given a lot of speed. and nothing.

i read somewhere that maybe my isp is running something called a transparent proxy... Do any of you people can help me here?

it is getting really annoying...

Answer:Ways an ISP could cap Bittorrent?

One thing you may want to experiment with is capping your BT upspeed. Because BT is so brute force, if you have limited upstream available to you, which is the case, you run the risk of flooding your upstream to the point that you can no longer make packet requests... Cap your upstream to around 5kbps less than what you max out at, and see if that speeds things up for you.

I've run into this as an issue in two locations now, so I'm not just blowing smoke.

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I know its not overly popular on this website but i need to know something.I have overclocked and quite enjoy it but i am also aware of the risks.I have overclocked in the bios but there are these programmes like clockgen can do it from windows. What is the difference between ocing in the bios and windows. Also i have read that you can also clock higher in clockgen than in the bios how is this possible.Cheers guys

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Question: ways of booting xp

so i was just curious if it is possible to boot xp off of a disc. not install it, actually boot the os from it. couldn't find any information on it.

also, has anyone had any success installing xp on a flash drive? i know it's possible but i haven't managed it.

Answer:ways of booting xp

Not legally it is against the EULA.

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I just got a new HP laptop with Windows7 at a great price. Great, huh? Not so much. Not to lay out a sob story, but I have a chronic illness that affects my cognitive function and I'm having a hard time figuring out the whole Win7 thing and am kind of considering taking back or selling the new laptop and trying to find an older(or new) laptop with XP on it just so I don't have to freaking go on the internet to ask every single stupid question I run across, I literally don't have the energy.

For instance, right now I'm in the process of trying to move my files from my XP desktop to a Win7 laptop via flash drive.

When I plug in the flash drive to the laptop with Win7 it only gives me the option of moving the folders to My Documents, and from there I can't figure out how to move the folders to My Music. I see there's an option for Libraries and such, but I don't want that. I want my folders to be in the section I want them in, period. Not located in My Documents and Libraried out to My Music, I want music in My Music, pictures in My Pictures, documents in My Documents, and not everything in My Documents and Libraried out to the various other sub-headings. Revolutionary, right? I know.

So several questions. Does anyone have any idea of what I'm talking about with the question above with the folders and such? Also, since I'm guessing laptops with Vista are fixing to be being sold for cheaper and Vista can be downgraded t... Read more

Answer:Possible ways to get XP on laptop?

Ugh, I think I figured it out and all that needed to be done was to copy and paste the folders, I'd never done that before, I always used the 'move this folder' or 'copy this folder' command in Files and Folder tasks.

Somebody cancel the call for the whambulance, please. :-o:-D

Does anyone know how to send stuff though? I can copy and paste to the different folders, but I'd like to be able to 'send to' as well...


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Question: 75 free ways

to refresh XP and Vista (Home page). Well, I got as far as 'Defrag the prefetch file' and that really blew my computer's mind. It chuntered away for a couple of hours, then froze with the HDD light on. A forced shutdown and restart didn't fare much better, and it took two System Restores to get it running again. All this time a Spyware program kept asking me to allow or deny Registry changes.I think I will leave things alone now!

Answer:75 free ways

You are right on this one. If it works, don't fix it seems appropriate. J.B.

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Hi! every1, i wondering if somebody can help. i would like to install Sound Card driver, but i dont know the name or the model, or any information regarding this sound card. i understand that i would have to open computer and see name of the sound card and everything else; this is can be done.. but i just want some other ways, which does not envolve open up comp.

Answer:is there someother ways!

Use the Windows auto-detect feature (plug-n-pray).

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Question: Alternate ways?


is there a way to install like a plug-in or something so i can play quicktime and realtime media.. and maybe divx?

Answer:Alternate ways?

A plugin for what?

I believe there is something called helix player that will play realmedia files. VLC might be able to handle them too.

edit: damn you read my mind.

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Using wireless networking with BT voyager 2000 I have networked my desktop PC to my laptop PC. All is fine and I can use files from my desktop PC from my laptop.But I cannot see laptop files from my Desktop PC. A friend says it's because the desktop is the Host while the laptop is the client, but surely I should be able to see files from either direction?.Can anyone advise, please?

Answer:Networking on two XP PC's - Can't 'see' both ways

I can see both ways on my laptop/desktop with the desktop as a client. However, that was only until I configured my firewall.Have you got a firewall or enabled the built in windows one?Nick

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I have a project where there are going to be 6 nodes on the network and they are 20 miles apart from each other... I was thinking should it be a Local Area Network or a Wide Area Network?

Does anybody know how this can be done?
P.S This project is Simulated...


Answer:Ways of creating a WAN

You can try a VPN( Virtual Private Network) Put all the node in to the VPN and it will act like one big network. Over the Internet of course.

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Seven Ways to Get Yourself Hacked (2 web pages).

As targeted scams become more common, it's vital to protect yourself.Click to expand...

N.B: This article includes ideas on protecting your computer/accounts on the 2nd web page.

-- Tom

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So I have what i think is a simple question.

I have an external modem. Is it posible for the phone to answer the phone when i do as if it was listening in, when it hears a fax transmition, it takes the call and i can simply hang up, then when the fax has been received, it hangs up.

I know of the answer after 5 rings and the manual. But it's 2009, is it incorporated or is there a 3rd party software that can detect once i answer if my call is a fax and take it or see it's not a fax and disconnect?

Thanks in advance,

Answer:Ways to receive a FAX?

When a fax is being sent-the machine plays a tone if a fax machine answers and hears that tone it replies and the 2 fax machines connect.

If you answer the call, hear the tone, click on your fax software to answer now then hang up the handset it should work.

When fax machines were common there were switches that would pick up on the first ring, listen for the fax tone and switch the call to ring through to the phone or fax machine. Most stand alone fax machines have the capability built in. (I searched fax switch on eBay and a variety of choices came up.)

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Hey guys.
There is very probably someone monitoring my computer. I know for certain that there it was, but I dont know if this person is STILL monitoring. First it was by remote access, accessing my pc by homegroup or something like that, I found out that by seeing another PC with a shared offline folder, but now I believe this person has installed something on my computer that is sending pictures or logs of what I'm doing.
My anti-spywares doesnt seem to found anything, I reinstalled Windows but I'm still suspicious and have strong reasons to believe that this person is still monitoring.
What can I do?
I'm using Windows 7.

Answer:How many ways there is to know if im being monitored?

Look here

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what ARE some of the best way make your pc (preferably windows xp) operate at a faster rate of speed without having to upgrade any hardware?

Answer:Some of the best ways to optimize your pc

You may find this FAQ article helpful.,62253.0.html

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Guys-- I thought I was on the right track but alas I'm not. There is some malware/trojans that keep coming back. I have run A-Squared both reg and Malware,Spybot Adaware and Smitfraud fix in safe mode, but upon restart all get in again. attached is a HJ log. Any and all suggestions are welcome. I have XP Media. bboomer46

Answer:Old Ways Don't Work

Download SDFix and save it to your Desktop.

Double click SDFix.exe and it will extract the files to %systemdrive%
(Drive that contains the Windows Directory, typically C:\SDFix)

Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, the Advanced Options Menu should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press Enter.
Choose your usual account.

Open the extracted SDFix folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
Type Y to begin the cleanup process.
It will remove any Trojan Services and Registry Entries that it finds then prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
When the PC restarts the Fixtool will run again and complete the removal process then display Finished, press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.
Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt
(Report.txt will also be copied to Clipboard ready for posting back on the forum).
Finally paste the contents of the Report.txt back on the forum with a new HijackThis log

then when it has rebooted

Download Combofix to your desktop:

* Double-click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
* When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log in your... Read more

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My PC (windows XP Home, HP Pavilion) is starting to lockup from time to time in two different ways.

1)It gets to the Login screen and locksup before I can type my PW

2)It gets to the desktop and freezes within a minute or two there.

Any ideas?

Answer:PC Lockup two different ways

Here a few things to try that might get you going in the right direction. I would take off the side of the computer case and make sure there is not a lot of dust built up in the computer, and make sure all the fans are spinning when you start the computer. If all that is ok, try hitting F8 when you restart the computer. This will start you in Safe Mode, which might help eliminate some possibilities.

If you have a lot of dust in the 'puter, use some caution when cleaning it out! Always watch out for static electricity! I use a can of compressed air to clean mine. If there is a lot of dust and you are not comfortable poking around in the case, you might want to get someone to clean it out for you.


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Recently cleaned up files and installed Naomi an advanced internet filter by Radiant. Since then, it seems two things are happening: One, after clicking on a thread in TSG, or somewhere else, IE just goes away to the desktop; or two, error message appears appcompat.txt and it has had several files named: drwtsn - radhslib.dll (radiant). Do you think the installation of Naomi is the culprit. I sure hope not because I love this filter! It won't let you go to questionable sites. But is is WIN compatible. IF not, can it be configured so we can still use it?

This happens about two times an hour at least and is very annoying.
*It just happened again, this time radhslib.dll. It said NT, and we have XP Home.
I have Spybot, Hijack This, Killbox, etc.

Answer:IE crashes two ways

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This isn't really a problem. It is solved already in my mind, but it might be nice to add to the fund of human knowledge about "expecting the unexpected."I run 2 20Gb HDs the first for operating systems and the second for data. I still use Win98SE and fortunately have been using HyperOs which at least makes backing up the OS fairly simple and moderately quick.Both HDs were 4 years old when the data disk was replaced by a new 40Gb disk....... A day ago after a reboot, Windows insisted on a surface scan and found 1 bad sector on the OS HD.Today I have been copying the systems ready to restore to the older HD recently taken out of service.When I connected the old disk alone to prepare it for its new use, and was using the floppy to boot, it somehow disabled the boot sequence, a prod on the Enter key would nudge it a little further but swopping the running disk for the one I wanted to use stalled the whole process three times.No drive warning light, no strange noises, just blind disobedience.OK its back to normal now with the bad sector disk in service and its "replacement" down for binning.What do you think happened? My guess is motor drive failure, but since so much is controlled by the circuit board it could be anything there.I've never had to cope with HD failure before, and fortunately am well placed to recover from this one.Quite a coincidence, both drives are by the same manufacturer, almost the same age and spec. It is unfair to name the manufacturer who used to give a 5 ... Read more

Answer:How many ways can a H Disk die?

There's a poem there surely some found in this forum + some by experience1. bad ide connection2. bad ide cable3. bad power connection4. power surge4. bent / broken pins5. faulty / wrongly placed jumpers6. motor failure7. bad first sector8. failed bearings9. overheating10. damaged heads / bent arm11. damaged platter12. physical case damage (oops I dropped it)13. magnetic interference (wiped and ruined by storing next to a large magnet)/\0/\

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Hey I got the internet herpes yesterday, and after much help from the tech support guy forums I seem to be better. So now the key questions: How do I keep that from happening again. I obviously know less about computers than I thought. Here is what I have: Windows Xp (Service Pack 2 now)

Norton Antivirus (as part of Norton Utilities)- I use Norton for a few reasons. They are a recognized and established company and have a decent base of operations and support, Their programs are fairly simple to use, and Norton was able to disable a virus that Mcafee was not able to defeat (this was a few years ago but they won me over from then).

Ad-aware- This is my only antispyware. I am looking for an active antispyware, but don't know which one is best. I don't mind paying a subscription fee, but I don't want to pay 2 or 3 for the same functions. Which antispyware is best?

Firewall-I do not have a firewall software.however at home and work I have a D-link router. I travel quite a bit and have to use dial up when I do travel. I would like to find one that can be turned on and off as needed and is easy to use. Which would be best?

Browser- I use the god forsaken Internet Explorer. Until Frodo gets the one ring into the mount doom, this one seems like the best one to use. I have tried a couple other browsers, but I kept running into active x and java console problems while I surfed. I have used Opera and Netscape and tried mozilla. Honestly I have not given any of these t... Read more

Answer:Looking For the Best ways to protect my machine

here are a couple of threads you can read to help you

here is some freeware i like you will see it in the above threads also
Spyware Guard


and also look into MS anti-spyware beta

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I am having some problems with prompts within templates I have created. Whenever I open a document that was created with a template, the header prompt always pops up; even though its already filled in...
any help?

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I'm like 80% sure it's because it overheats,, but i'm not sure where to go from hereanywayThere are about 3 different "kinds" of crashes that this trash machine doesthe most common - computer gets stuck on the sound byte, repeating it constantly and does not stop - power button requiredSometimes the screen freezes, with the mouse movement freezing shortly after, and then there's two minutes and then screen flashes with "display driver crashed and has re-started", or something to that effectrecently I have been getting some crashes where the sound just stops and never comes back until i power buttonEvery time the power button is required a loud Pop is heard from my computer which is, like, Really Really disconcertinganyway i have a temp monitering program and it gets into like the 70s and 80sI feel like the most reasonable conclusion here is that it overheats but i have canned air and there's not really any visible dust.Advise?Also: Laptop is 5 months old, the problem has been a thing since day one

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Recently I tried to print something, and it comes up 'save', so I have to save it before I can print. Before it used to just print it, but its gone back to what it used to do.
My iphone stopped uploading photos, so I fixed that for a while, and it now stops uploading photos again, its gone back to what it used to do.
It has its usual win7 problems, wont update, but uses the data for the update.
Any idea why it does this?

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i own a website and the server it is attached to, we have Fedora and cpanel 11

i was hoping to try and help get more traffic i could do some SEO on it, we have been around 5 years now and theres a shitload of data in the site, is there any way to do this thats not like a huge undertaking?


Answer:any easy SEO ways for a website?

SEO isn't an easy thing. Takes lots of work and reading about it, also need to remember its not a set and forget, but you need to constantly keep fine tuning it. Good luck

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Hi there
I'm having a bit of a problem with my wifi connection in my flat. The materials in the walls seem to be causing interference with the wifi signal because when I'm inside the room I get unstable, slow internet connection but as soon as I step out the connection is simply perfect.
I have tried using a Netgear WN3000RP, but that didn't help. I'm looking for suggestion to fix this problem, I know that an ethernet cable from the router to the room would fix this issue but I want to avoid that path as it would involve drilling and making a mess.
Look forward to hear what you guys think.

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Hi guys, so my computer is ~2 years old now and it's still fast, but it doesn't perform the way when I first got it, now I know after 2 years a computer might slow down, but my dad said it's too slow for the specs it has.

I update Windows regularly and my antivirus, scan for viruses, defrag my hard drive, update video drivers, etc, I even used Norton Utilities and Microsoft Fix-it which didn't really help that much.

Specs are Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ Stock 2.4 GHz
nVidia 8600 GTS
Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit

Performance Information:

Processor: 5.9
Memory (RAM): 5.6
Graphics: 5.9
Gaming Graphics: 5.6
Primary Hard Disk 5.9

Base Score 5.6

Problems consist of slow load-up times when I turn on the PC, switching users, things like that, it's not a major issue it's just annoying, because I know it can be faster.

Answer:Any ways to improve PC speed

IMO the #1 thing that would help you speed it up is to dump norton (resource hog), and get a lighter weight anti virus program...

If you take the advise be sure to use the norton removal tool....

ps, whats your startup list look like in msconfig?

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Little ways into it turned to the Persian knows that movie was going all I get it this is it wrong story which should have continued guess what release10 seconds is watching the whole story unfold which is basically this Christian Grey whose soon masochistic fetish bondage can?t go durst Dakota Johnson used the relatively inexperienced young woman whose drawn into it and didn't consent R-rated 6 inspector she the things that struck me or clearly it?s very clean this Lipogen Rx is beautiful people times and money which guy beautiful scenes but the corner stores to be looked like she had some shorter big traumatic childhood which were told sketched in up until one he was an adolescent and missus Robinson older sicker stars having sex with them for a couple years and it's always looking back and forth was lipogen rx weight reducer the lucky guy because he got in touch with the older woman it's pretty clearly stated in the movie but in a subtle way the he was strong effected in deeply is very bothered by it is gonna let's touch down now he's trying to exercise counter control through the bondage domination and he says is on point in the movie fifty shades of yeah top so he's way very clear that dissolved by signs of trauma Indian she decaljohnson's hobs.

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You may have purchased many songs from iTunes online store. It will be ok if you just play it on your computers with iTunes, or on your iPod. However, you may need to insert the music in a Power Point presentation, listen it on your mp3 player or set it as background music of your website or other legal personal usage, and you will find you are not allowed.
All the iTunes music files are m4p format, it?s restricted. Is there any way to remove this DRM protection and convert the iTunes songs to widely used mp3 files?
There are some ways that can achieve your goal.
(1) In iTunes, these DRM protected songs can?t be burned to mp3 CD disc, however, you can burn them to audio CD, and then use an audio ripper to rip the tracks from the CD. It may be a waste of CD discs when you have plenty of songs which need to be converted.
(2) Use the program named Noteburner. It has won the award of top DRM removing tool and the third place of audio converter by Top Ten Reviews, please refer to Noteburner will install a virtual CD burner on your computer, what you need to do is just to set it as default CD burner in iTunes. Open iTunes, operate by Edit --> Preference --> Advanced --> burning, and set Noteburn Virtual CD_RW as your CD burner. If you want to preserve the tags information, including artist, song title, album name, track number etc, you need to check the option ?include CD text?. Not only m4p files ca... Read more

Answer:Some ways to remove DRM protection

This thread sounds almost like spam, but I'll bite. The problem with all of the applications you've mentioned is that it's transcoding the file - not simply removing the DRM. What you're doing in this process is taking a lossy (usually already low quality ~128kbps or ~192kbps) file - decompressing that to a wave which sounds NO better than the original lossy file, then recompressing the wave to a second lossy format losing even more data about the audio. Best case scenario is start with lossless and transcode to another lossless format - both files should should identical. Second best is transcode from lossless to lossy - you only degrade quality once. Worst case is transcode from a lossy format to another lossy format.

Sorry, but I think even the hard of hearing can hear that a twice encoded lossy file doesn't quite sound right.

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i have a compaq cq60-615dx how can i tweak it up and make it fatster without doing a clean install

Answer:Top Ways to Speed Up My Laptop

Hello ed123!

Refer to the following tutorials:-

Optimize Windows 7

Clean Up Factory Bloatware

Hope that helps.

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can someone educate me in advance on how to secure websites
in terms of steps that can be taken to secure sites and etc

thanks in advance

Answer:best ways to secure websites

Don't let anyone access them.

( The field is huge, you'll want to be more specific )

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I am pretty heavily involved in the 3D community (Poser, ZBrush, Carrara, etc...) that means having to download lots of files to check out, beta test or just for fun to play with in the various 3D programs I have. In XP when you had a folder full of exe's and zips the common icon was never an issue when the folder refreshed itself when new installation files were added to it. When Vista came along, I upgraded and this was a real issue. It seems that every frigging file was double checked or something when files were added to it.

Say I download 50 new exe's and 30 new zips.... I have 4 folders that I need to put those 80 files into. I drop them all in and then go into each folder to either install these files or to put them in EXE's and ZIP's install folders to get to later on. I wait about a minute, some times longer for the folder to be full updated with what ever it is that Vista and now Win 7 is doing in the background. The entire system slows down during this. I'm 100% sure it's a security measure but I find it really annoying and a waste of time considering I have each file I download checked out my my anti virus program before it's allowed into my system.

So I've tried various things to speed up things including removing the indexing for each folder, seems to do no good.

I really would like to understand why Microsoft is doing things this way and what I can do to override this complete and utter annoyance and waste of my valuable time!

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Answer:Still no change between Vista and Win 7 in some ways

Quote: Originally Posted by RAMWolff

I'm 100% sure it's a security measure

Security measure for what? Is it the anti virus scanning files while you copy them? I'm not sure I really understand the issue here.

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I Am Dual Booting Windows Vista Home Premium And Windows XP Home Edition.
I Have An AMD 64 3500+ CPU With 1.5GB RAM.

The Programs That I Use Are

On Windows XP and Vista
-AVG Internet Security
-PC Tools -- Registy Mechanic
-- Spyware Doctor
-Ad-Aware 2007
-SUPER AntiSpyware
-Webroot -- Window Washer
--Spysweeper 5
-TuneUp Utilities.

I Do Disk Clean Up Every 2 Days, Virus Scan, SUPER Anti Spyware, Webroots Every Week, PC Tools, CCleaner, RegCure Every 2 Days.

I Run Disk Defragment Every Week.

What Else Can I Do To Speed Up My Computer?

Answer:Different Ways To Speed Up My Computer

Hi Jaymie !

Well, apart from the defrag and disk cleanup you haven't done much there to speed up your computer. All that antispyware stuff seems a bit overkill to me.

If you're the only user on that computer you don't need that much protection. Just make sure you don't click on every advertisement you see on the internet and you'll be fine with only your antivirus and XP firewall. Run adaware once a week to get rid of the tracking cookies and you'll be ok. The rule is "the less you have installed, the faster the computer will run".

If you do want more protection, then make periodical backups of your whole system using DriveImage. We have a good tutorial here :

If you have the opportunity to do so, a good partitioning layout can also improve the overall performances of your computer. Check this discussion :
Your dual boot setup will require a little more tweaking but the basics will stay the same : systems on the 2 first partitions of the first disk and swap files on another disk, and a dedicated partition for all your downloads so that the system partitions don't get fragmented too quickly.

Here are some other tricks to get rid of things that slow your computer down :

Don't install anything superfluous. Some useless part of xp can be easily removed if you don't use them : msn explorer, windows messenger (if you use another messaging client)... Read more

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Top Ten Ways to Get Infected by Malaware.
1. Browsing the Web with javascript enabled by default

Today's attackers are more likely to host their malicious files on the web. They may even update those files constantly using automated tools that repackage the binary in an attempt to bypass signature-based scanners. Whether through social engineering or through website exploit, the choice of browser will be of little help. All browsers are equally susceptible to Web-based malware and this includes Firefox, Opera, and the much maligned Internet Explorer. Disabling Javascript on all but the most trusted sites will go a long ways towards safer web browsing.
2. Using Adobe Reader/Acrobat with default settings

Adobe Reader comes pre-installed on most computers. And even if you never use it, just the mere presence can leave your computer at risk. Vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat are the number one most common infection vector, bar none. Making sure you stay up-to-date with the latest version of Adobe products is imperative, but not foolproof. To use Adobe Reader (and Acrobat) safely, you need to make a few tweaks to its settings.

3. Clicking unsolicited links in email or IM

Malicious or fraudulent links in email and IM are a significant vector for both malware and social engineering attacks. Reading email in plain text can help identify potentially malicious or fraudulent links. Your best bet: avoid clicking any link in an email or IM that is received unexpectedl... Read more

Answer:10 Top Ways To Get Infected by Malware

Very nice! Thanks for posting, Rich!

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Installation Errors

If you receive notification that the installation failed you should always reboot your system to ensure that any changes made during setup are completely undone.

For more information on the problem, you can refer to the log files at:

where %windir% is the location of your Windows directory, which can usually be found at C:\Windows.

If you receive the error "Setup was unable to open the log file for writing: C:\WINDOWS\ie7beta3_main.log", log in with a user account that has administrator privileges and re-run IE 7 Beta setup.

Updating or Reinstalling Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3

You cannot install Internet Explorer 7 over itself. If you want to reinstall Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3 (or install a newer version) you must first remove any existing Internet Explorer 7 versions.

Uninstalling Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3

To uninstall Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3 and return to Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP or Windows Server 2003

Click “Start,” and then click “Control Panel.”
Click “Add or Remove Programs.”
Scroll down to "Windows Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3", select it, and then click "Change/Remove".
If you cannot find any Internet Explorer 7 entry in "Add or Remove Programs", run
%windir%\ie7beta3\spuninst\spuninst.exe. (To do this, you need to have "view hidden folders" enabled.)

Uninst... Read more

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I have a Surface 3 which claims to be a tablet. However, I find the wake up & start up time to be horrendous compared to any cheap tablet in the market. I've tried combination of sleep time & power setting but short of leaving the Surface on all the time is there any other tricks to have a faster boot up and wake up cycle?
I dont know why with a tablet you just hit the button and it immediately wakes up and Win 10 seem to take forever. No doubt there is a good reason but I sure wish they would make this a priority.
BTW I have fast start-up enabled

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I often got BSOD on my x120e with win7 64bit according to the log, I got them on 04-1106-2707-01 08-0308-0808-1709-0309-06 Not sure why, and I have all the dmp files if you guys want to see This one is the latest 

Answer:All ways got BSOD on my x120e

Have you run Microsoft Windows Update and Lenovo's own ThinkVantage System Update to make sure it has the latest software and device drivers installed?
Aryeh Goretsky

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Can anybody give me a list of things i can do to prevent choppy gameplay in games?

Answer:Ways to reduce game lag

Well turn the graphics down or upgrade....
no seriously there isn't much you can do past those two things, but if you are trying hard to get around this issue there is a small little program.

Its freeware, don't know if you will see much difference but the program ends all the background processes so just the game is the only thing your computer has to process.

Anyway you can download here

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Well.. i wanna know what are the best ways to test hardware... HDD, ram, motherboards... if you are in shop and people drops computer at you to see if any works... what would be the best way to test all the parts of each computer and safe time

Answer:Best ways to test hardware?

13mpty said:

Well.. i wanna know what are the best ways to test hardware... HDD, ram, motherboards... if you are in shop and people drops computer at you to see if any works... what would be the best way to test all the parts of each computer and safe timeClick to expand...

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Last christmas i build my own pc,

Lots of new games work perfectly such as BF1 and Witcher 3.

But now in some older games such as brawhalla, far cry blood dragon, napoleon total war, or applications such as the old league launcher, corsair link, heaven/valley benchmark and many more it just crashes or displays weird visual things.
i have tried countless things to fix these problems but i don't seem to get the right fix. things i have tried over the past 2 months:

New windows installation (multiple)
New video card
Driver installations
Memory tests
and more
but none worked

Windows 10 64-bit
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition(EVGA)
CPU: Intel Core i7 6700 @ 3.40GHz
Ram: 2x 8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2B3000C15
PSU: Corsair RM750x

Links to videos of the glithes,

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I've used services like Ghostsurf, but after awhile it doesn't work becuase it sitll ends up getting detected and the real ip comes through. I know of a program called Tor, but I'm not very technical into figuring out how to use it. Any other programs or ways to hide an ip address, preferably working ways.

Answer:Best ways to hide your own ip address?

Gentleman, hiding your ip is not something uncommon, if you can not help, please keep your opinions and suspicions to yourself, your not being of any help. I have removed all posts of no help so you can see how this should have gone.

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Hello I have a family member with a laptop and needs to know of 'alternative' ways to clean his LCD screen. The family member doesn't want to keep running to the store for the special cleaners.

For example, what household items may they use?

Thank you.

Answer:LCD Screen - How many ways are there to clean it? Help.

Check this thread out.......

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i recently suffered an attack from this pest , is there any software that will prevent this from happening in the future , i already run zone alarm security .....many thanks

Answer:ways of stopping about:blank????

Is this about Internet Explorer? If it is then launch Internet Explore, select Tools-->Internet Options. On the General Page you have three options:Use Current, Use Default and Use Blank. I think you have selected USE BLANK. Just in the Address box write your favourite web site address and click ok. Close the Internet explorer. Next time when you launch the Internet Explorer it will default to your favourite site.

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many years ago I remember being able to lock files with a dos command at the c: prompt.  haven't had much need until now to lock them. does anyone remember how? 

Answer:old ways of locking files

You could make them Read-Only or Hidden (or system or archive) by using this code in Command Prompt:+R = Read-Only+H = Hidden+S = System+A = ArchiveCode: [Select]attrib +(insert option here) "C:\(file path)"
Then again, that's pretty basic. But what do you mean locking anyway?

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Does anybody know if there's a way to press the Print Screen button and have a screenshot auto-save to, say, the Desktop or another location?

You'll have to forgive me, but I've been using Linux for a while, and I'm used to the functionality there where you press PRNTSCRN and a Save As... dialog pops up. Having to have an instance of Paint or PS open to paste screen shots into is cumbersome and seems like a silly way of doing things.

Answer:Ways to make a screenshot

Quick answer: Use the "Snipping Tool" and you can save it directly to the desktop.

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hey, iv tried getting rid of these stupid spyware, and maybe viruses im not sure? i have used hijack this and got rid of a few things, and i have used combofix and that worked well. my computer was working fine yesterday, no pop up speedy browsing everything, now i have started my comp up 2day and i have pop-ups and slow use of my comp againcan someone please help me, any help i would be very greatful for.

There is a good chance it has something to do with win32/ my vet anti virus picks it up before i start getting pop ups and errors.
my hijackthis log is as follows:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 12:38:15 PM, on 10/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Vet Antivirus\ISafe.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Vet Antivirus\VetMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.... Read more

Answer:Help!spyweare troubles, iv tried so many ways


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Last christmas i build my own pc,

Lots of new games work perfectly such as BF1 and Witcher 3.

But now in some older games such as brawhalla, far cry blood dragon, napoleon total war, or applications such as the old league launcher, corsair link, heaven/valley benchmark and many more it just crashes or displays weird visual things.
i have tried countless things to fix these problems but i don't seem to get the right fix. things i have tried over the past 2 months:

New windows installation (multiple)
New video card
Driver installations
Memory tests
and more
but none worked

Maybe there is a way to completely reset my windows so it would be like it was a never used pc?

Windows 10 64-bit
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition(EVGA)
CPU: Intel Core i7 6700 @ 3.40GHz
Ram: 2x 8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX CMK16GX4M2B3000C15
PSU: Corsair RM750x

Links to videos of the glithes,


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The A+ course teaches you that you should never connect a Dell ATX power supply with a non-Dell motherboard, and vice versa. But are there any other mismatches (such as with other brands) that can damage the mother board and/ or power supply?

Answer:Ways to fry a motherboard w/ mismatched PS?

Dell is the only one I know of. I have seen other propriatary PSUs put they have always had non-standard connectors so you couldn't accidently hook them up to an incompatible board. The Dell issue only applies to older systems Dell does now use standard ATX PSU's. Any dell with a 24pin main connector is standard and some of the later 20 pin units are as well.

This page lists the 20 pin dells to use standard ATX PSUs

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I am not sure where to post this, bu I think this place would be suitable.

Other than antivirus programs like MBAM, Superantispyware, what else can one do to protect the computer?

I ran antivirus like AVG and then its clean. I run online scanner too. But surely there must be other ways to look after your computer? What can I do to make it "clean"?

Also, What harm is there in not removing internet temporary files, history, etc.?

Thank you!

Answer:Ways to protect your computer

To be honest with you, I think the average end user really only needs some very basic protection. A decent AV product and MBAM plus firewall. Most infections are, it's my experience, user-initiated. In otherwords, it's something you clicked on. The best defense for the average person is to simply be careful what you do and where you go. Anything else, like adding ZoneAlarm or using the Spybot Tea Timer, tends to be more than the average user needs or wants. Now if you're securing your business, or something like that, there are LOTS of things you could/should do. But that's just my opinion.

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Hi to all,

Is there a way of getting the inbox in outlook 6 as an " active icon " i.e. always open on my desktop ? or some other way of having outlook open other than stick it on the taskbar.

Thanks in advance

Answer:outlook 6, ways to keep it open ???

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There is a healthier emotional outlook very important to hunting and experience young. Intellux Be satisfied. Consider Brain Booster Pills not neutral. Quit and consider a moment. What good could it be currently performing one to feel down about this or that? Why hold a grudge against someone? What would you achieve from this?

Answer:Ways To Brain Strength

Ways to brain strength...
Learn an instrument
read books (any books count)
learn another language
learn to code
exercise regularly & hydrate
Pills cannot do any of these things.

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Hello, Sevenforums.

I recently purchased a new computer and to make a long story short: i have gotten like 10+ bluescreens already.

I have tried doing a following to fix it:
Reinstall (5 times...)
Update all drivers (even using some licensed driver software updaters).
Flash BIOS.
Memtest86+ (sent in the RAM sticks, bough a new as a meanwhile solution, still getting BSODs)
Tried switching the clocks in BIOS, I have a Intel Core i5 3570K 3,4Ghz Ivy Bridge which was turbo-clocked to 3,8Ghz and i found noone else who had this problem regarding the processor.

Answer:BSOD, 0x0000007f. Tried so many ways but still getting it.

Please post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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I seem to have 2 different versions of Excel launching. This has happened since my computer returned from having a memory upgrade and some hardware problems sorted.The top version gives me the XP version (3D symbols) this seems to be launching through IE so is this licensed , the second gives me windows classic (I have my system set as windows classic for faster loading) . Can I delete the Quick launch icon (1st IE version) from the tool bar at the bottom screen and create a new one from start programmes. NOTE I use all my software in German for professional reasons hence the spelling in the information bellow Anwendungsdaten = Application dataC:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\myname\Anwendungsdaten\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick LaunchC:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\All Users\Startmenü\ProgrammeThe one small thing that bothers me is this Excel seemingly running through the internet?Noldi

Answer:Excel Launching 2 ways

VoG? willbe along in a mo good evening VoG?

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I have a new PC with Windows 10 Pro installed and I'm contemplating using Bitlocker for greater safety on the two hard drives installed. One is a 128 GB SSD and the other a 1 TB SATA.

I would like to know if it is possible to save the generated keys in more ways one one at the moment of creating them. I would like to have the key both on a USB and printed out in text as well. Is this possible or will I have to create two different keys for each hard drive with different choices of storing them?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Bitlocker - It is possible to save the key in more ways than one?

I'm not sure whether you can create more than one recovery key during the actual creation as I haven't tried it, however in case you can't, you can always create further Bitlocker recovery keys later on, any time you want. See the following tutorial:

Back up BitLocker Recovery Key Tutorial:

Also, there are some general Bitlocker setup tutorials here in case you haven't seen them:

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New Ways To Think About Online Privacy topic here ..
New Ways To Think About Online Privacy: on

'Here's a summary of what some of these big thinkers had to say:

David Kobia, director of technology, at Ushahidi
Karen Wickre, editorial director, at Twitter
Luke Flemmer, chief operating officer, Lab49
Sherry Turkle, director, MIT initiative on technology and self
Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief, Wired Magazine '

In comments section:

'Mike Moore (ekim_eroom) wrote:

@A Z:

The response I get at work (tech support):

Whatever, just don't take my facebook, twitter, flash (a system that runs flash is hackable, so say the hackers), smart phone away from me. All my apps are vetted by Apple - they're SAFE. IPad3 - oooh.

What fight?

Me? I don't have a facebook account (couldn't figure out how to close one, not exactly an invitation to open one), don't have a twitter account (can't think of anything in my daily life that's worth 140 characters at any given moment for ANYONE to care about, let alone the the time and effort it would take to post it), Got Gmail, just cleared my search histories on all my email accounts - paused them all.

" being won simply through the seduction of convenience wrapped in the absolution of the only thing that matters to entities like Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsof... Read more

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I have a 4 year old Dell Studio XPS 8100 Intel Core i5 Processor 650 (3.20GHz, 4MB), Memory : 8192MB (4x2GB) 1333MHz DDR3 Dual Channel, Hard Drive : 1.2TB(2x640GB) Serial ATA Raid 0 "Stripe"(7200RPM)Dual HDD, Graphics Card - Single 1GB Nvidia GeForce GTS 240. It used mainly for internet (facebook, facebook games etc) and for playing The Sims 3. I also usually have either the TV or windows media music player on simultaneously.
Recently it has started crashing. At first this only happened whilst I was playing sims 3. The screen would go black and then the monitor would go into standby mode (the music continued playing in the background for a while). I was forced to unplug the computer as there was no other way to get it back on.
I have had the insides of the computer cleaned by one of the IT guys at work - it was very dusty but he ran it at work for about 8 hours with no problems.
Since getting it back I still have the same problem when playing Sims so I stopped doing that. It has now started to have 2 other errors. the first one is the computer freezes for a few minutes (mouse won't move, music stutters like a stuck record) this usually lasts for a few minutes and then everything works ok again. The other one is similar to the original error but instead of a black screen I get a different colour each time (the colours have been white, yellow, orange and green). This time the music turns off instantly and the monitor does not go into save mode. I have to unplug the c... Read more

Answer:Computer crashing 3 different ways

Sorry - I forgot to say that it is Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)

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Hi there, I recently purchased a brand new Sony Vaio laptop and as you can imagine I want to keep it in spanking good condition regarding how well it runs. Can some kind person recommend a list of programs that I can get for free which will help to do this? I dont really know the lingo but basically I think I need an antivirus, firewall, spyware detector, virus detector programs. Im a little concerned about compatability issues and so am seeking help as to what is the best combination of free programs.Please make suggestions (also if you think I have left out a program type then please mention that too).Thanks ever so kindly, F.T.

Answer:Best Ways To Protect My New Computer

No Free but sometimes old versions free that's What I am using and have done for some time. The first most important and is the above Get Acronis True Image and Create a Image of you C:\ Drive and any other drives you have these can be put on CDr or DVD depending on what burner you have

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I received an email about W7 Pro 64bit for $50, and I got all excited (still using RC), until I found out that it was Upgrade only. I do not have Vista, or any other OS for my computer except the RC. I remember reading somewhere that there are ways past the "Upgrade." I'm not sure about this however, so some verification/tutorials on this would be great!

Hopefully I'm not breaking any rules by posting this. Sorry if I am...

Thanks in advance!

Answer:W7 Upgrade Only...Ways to get past?

Just so you know, Microsoft doesn't approve of the workaround and it's probably not quite legal.

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Simply put im looking for help on all the ways someone would know you are using your computer without psychically seeing you use it (obviously) and how to prevent it? thanks.

Answer:Ways someone would know you are on your computer? and how to stop it?

quietman7 has posted some good methods for finding this.

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WHEN YOU boot windows and go into the control panel or made a change to how somethings happends with your mouse does that something such as file options, default options whatever is it connected to a file in windows folder and changes as you make your optionsthen you can go the folder through windows filethen you can go to the cmd promptthen you can go to the regedit and change fileswhat is the purpose does each one have it's specific purpose but you can also change settings and such.if you go into the windows file and make another file called autoexect.nt will that file work with the other autoexect.nt file(in theory they are there)can you also take a window file and run it through a compiler and see the program. i know some files i can reach by clicking others you have to have something that can read them what is it?ruby


Quotecan you also take a window file and run it through a compiler and see the programYou obviously do not know the purpose of a compiler - have a look here..  What you want is a decompiler which is explained at this site.However, if decompilers were freely available and if they really work, we'd all be reverse engineering Microsoft products.Quotei know some files i can reach by clicking others you have to have something that can read them what is it?Are you thinking of binary files where you need a hex editor?Quoteif you go into the windows file and make another file called autoexect.nt will that file work with the other autoexect.nt file(in theory they are there)Do you really mean autoexec.nt (note it's autoexec not autoexect).  Why would you want a second copy of the same file when you can quite simply edit the existing autoexec.nt file using a text editor such as Notepad?

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After searching for a video clip of the Swedish wrestler throwing his bronze medal away at the Olympic games, I got infected with virtumonde spyware that showed up on my desktop background asking me to purchase the anti-spyware and also got the blue screen of death screensaver [harmless].

I deleted the blue screen of death screensaver by running SAS in safe mode first and got rid of the spyware desktop background with wallpaper hijack program.

After I thought everything was clear, now I am having major issues with Firefox.

1.) Every search I perform on google leads me to an advertisement page
2.) All downloads on firefox finish incomplete (ex. A 10 mb file will finish at only 512 kb downloaded.
3.) I am seeing the content loading error frequently whereas I never saw it before.

So far I've ran SAS, AVG, Spyware Doctor and have come to no avail. Please help me! Here is my Hijackthis logfile:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:52:10 AM, on 8/30/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Pr... Read more

Answer:Firefox getting hijacked in many different ways

bump please!

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Recharging mixradio through oxicash is not working as the site has some issues. Huge fan of mixradio & getting tired of listening to the same songs in my library. Anyone know of an alternative way to top up mixradio?? Help...

Answer:Ways to recharge Mixradio?

Where are you from ? I got recharge code from nokia care in New Delhi.(280INR for 3 months ).

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Originally, I became aware of Genieo and Babylon double-teaming me to hijack my browsers. After some Malware Bytes and Hitman Pro and ADWCleaner scans, we've added a Conduit search hijacking element. Genieo and Conduit are still lodged in msconfig start menu and Genieo is on the task bar.
Sure could use some help...just don't know if I'm making things better or worse at this point.
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Hijacked Six Ways To Sunday!

Let's have a look..
  Install and run MBAM
Information about MBAM:
If this scan has been done, please post the log into your next reply.
    Running TDSSKiller to obtain log
Note: Don't cure or delete a threat, but choose skip for all instead.
Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your Desktop
Doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters

In the Additional options: Check Detect TDLFS file system
Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run

Choose for all threats to Skip for all of them.
Click Continue
Please post the TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)
  ESET Online Scanner
Note: If your AV is blocking Eset online scanner, please temporarily disable your AV.
I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScan This process may may take several hours, that is normal.
Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
Click the  button.
For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)
Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET S... Read more

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So I have an HP PC. Running a 2.5 processor, 512mb ram, and an 80GB Hard Drive. I cant say what caused all of this but my Pc has started to mess up. A quick list of the errors would be:
1) Windows Media Player opens for 2 seconds and then closes(Upgraded to WMP 10 in hopes of fixing prob but no luck)
2) When I put a CD in or when I start the PC the HP Printer always re-installs itself.
3) Internet Explorer wont start at all.
4) I have SBC Yahoo DSL and now I cant run it because I cant start the program to connect myself to the net. As we know, unlike cable, u have to connect to sbc before u can go online. So I cant connect(Im running the pc through a friends router by ethernet to connect right now)
5) I cant run many programs, things such as, system restore, the SBC program, IExplorer.
6) I cant install norton, when i did i got some errors 1/2 of the way in and had to cancel. I thought it might have been a faulty CD or something. Got a new one and tried to install again, but now i cant even start cause it says a previous installation has been made and i must restart before i can continue. I uninstalled norton, i even removed the files in the registry through the REGEDIT thing restarted the PC and still the same.
Thats just the things that come to mind at the moment. I have tried to fix it so many ways. Got MCafee Professional, it found nothing, installed symantec antivirus corporate edition, found 3 things but after deleting the files its the same. Used AdAware 6 pro ... Read more

Answer:PLZ!PLZ! Help..PC is messing up in all sorts of ways. :(

Try posting a hijack log in the security forum (links below in my signature) and a security specialist will analyze it for you and see if you have a spyware problem.

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I have a new PC with Windows 10 Pro installed and I'm contemplating using Bitlocker for greater safety on the two hard drives installed. One is a 128 GB SSD and the other a 1 TB SATA.

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Thanks in advance.

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I know about the password, the pin number (4 digits) and for special laptops the finger swipe recognition login. But what i'm interested in, is voice recognition logging in. Is there ANY way I could do this? Thanks.

Answer:Different ways of logging in? (Windows 8)

Not unless the system has support software to do it, I've seen a few laptops that did it, but they had specialised software that came with it.

This may be what you need:

Natural and Effortless Voice Verification

Check that out, let me know, I'm kind of interested too. The regular Speech SDK does NOT have any commands to log in, unless you can "speak" a password into the box.

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The security of your computer and data is crucial for you and the success of your company. Lost or stolen information can reveal company secrets, or expose your confidential or personal information. The more you do to keep your computer secure, the safer your information will be. Use these 10 tips to learn ways you can help protect your computer, your data, and your company's network.


Answer:10 ways to work more securely

Hi there

the problem with this is that IMO "Users" are a lot more Savvy than typical I.T support guys in most big organisations.

For example the I.T computer support guys might be earning around 10 - 15 EUR an hour and are often experienced in hardware etc but can't really compete with other types of professionals - often highly skilled graduates earning 60 - 200 EUR an hour.

So Option 4 is not really a good idea -- sharing data across a LAN is a HIGH risk of Data compromise. Secure data should be SECURE and NOT be available via a LAN.

Even in my own case - I needed to share a file with a colleague who was in another building - and we wanted to bypass the email system (not because of a virus - but because the email system had a 5 MB attachment limit) --I could have "rar'ed" the file and sent it in a few chunks but couldn't be bothered.

So all I had to do was to enable "Share " on my DVD device and allow my colleague to access it on his workstation --it's all possible on a local LAN.

The I.T support guys swore blue in the face that "This was not possible " -- but there's none so blind as those that don't want to see" as the expression goes.

Most I.T support guys do a decent job and work hard - but sometimes they aren't as experienced as the guys working on the gear they are supposed to maintain.


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Five Ways Windows 7 Could Become Another Vista!

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Originally Posted by CozyPlanes Same as title... Not to my knowledge

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How many ways can u install windows 7 ?, i need at least 3 methods

Answer:windows 7 ways to install

Hello superrisk, welcome to Seven Forums; why do you need these 3 methods?

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

How to Do a Clean Installation with Windows 7

Install Windows 7 FAST without a DVD or USB device

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Hello guys. I'm trying to find ways to optimize my windows 8.1 as much as humanly possible. I got some questions...

1) Which services do I disable?

2) How do I best optimize the ram?

3) How do I minimize as much as possible the start up time?

Answer:What are the Best Ways to Optimize Windows 8.1?

See this tutorial from Brink

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