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Reply-to address wrongly entered-how do I correct?

Question: Reply-to address wrongly entered-how do I correct?

I recently discovered that my "return to" address in Outlook Express is incorrect and so people who reply using the button get their messages bounced back at them. I searched the computer and eventually found a file, USER.DAT, which contained the mistakes. I used Wordpad to edit the file and had a bad hour or two when my computer seemed to regress a couple of years and I had to dig out/download various driver files. I had copied the USER.DAT file and restored it, but at start up the computer still looks for various files from Norton Anti-Virus which I don't use any more and I have to press the good old any key to get things to load.So: is there any way of editing the "return to" address? What can I do about the problems re the computer expecting to find files which are no longer there?

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Answer: Reply-to address wrongly entered-how do I correct?

Go to Tools > AccountsSelect the Mail tab, and click PropertiesNear the bottom of the window, click in the "Reply Address" box and enter your e-mail address ([email protected])Select Apply and then OK

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When starting my note book first time/ registering process i entered my mail id wrongly. pl help in correcting the mail id 

Answer:Change of wrongly entered mail id

Hi,When you registered the first time with microsoft you will have registered with or created a Microsoft account. It is the only way possible to register with email account. So you must have the email and password of this "wrong" mail id you registered with. If you want to change details in this account you can go to MIcrosoft site and modify your account (name, emails associate, picture etc...) If you want you can also create a new administrator user on the computer and use a different Microsfoft account for this user. Then you could delete the first account created. You can do this from user accounts in the control panel. Let me know if you need further help,David

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Hi all,

I am trying to sort out my mothers dratted email issue once again. The problem this time appears to be that she has had her account banned for being a spammer. At least this is what the error messages say.

When trying to send emails using Outlook Express it fails giving the following message;

"The message could not be sent because one of the recipients was rejected by the server. The rejected e-mail address was '[email protected]'. Subject 'test', Account: '', Server: '', Protocol: SMTP, Server Response: '550 Message rejected due to sender IP reputation ([]); see [url=]Mirapoint: Miracare[/url] ', Port: 25, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 550, Error Number: 0x800CCC79"

I have been to the miracare website and checked the ip and it says the ip address is high risk and sends spam on a regular basis. This cannot be true im pretty sure my mother isnt too sure what spam is let alone have the capability to send more than 5 emails a year.

Is this likely to be a piece of software on her computer that has caused the ip address to get flagged as a spammer or could it be a mistake on miracare's end?


Answer:Email Blocked as a spam address wrongly

I doubt that this would be caused by spyware. If anything they could have hacked her email account. The best option in this case is to contact the email provider and talk to them. Find out details of when these so called spam messages occurred. That will be the best indication that either her system has spyware cause it will match the times she was on her PC or if she has it shut down it will not match times she was on the PC. If she leaves the PC on at all times, you can do scans to see if she is infected. But with the trickery used by such people, just by her reading or opening an attachment sent from someone that was infected she could have been.

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My home address is Horest Farm, Horest Lane, Denshaw, OL35SU
My Lumia calls this 2 Horest Lane Denshaw OL3
This is leading to considerable problems with parcel deliveries.
GPS location is 53.58176 -2.04861
How can I get this corrected

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Hi,how doyou set correct response reading order here? When reading a reply to a problem,the responses are first while the original problem is at the bottom of page----How do you reverse the order so the original problem is first?

Answer:Set Correct Reply Order At This Site

I think it is in the code of the forum. In other words only the administator can change the order.

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Hi folks!
I'm working on my friends pc. It's a Dell Dimension 4400 running XP Home. He called me over cuz he wasn't able to connect using his dial-up connection. His ISP is NetZero and they couldn't help him. It would dial in, confirm his password, disconnect and start dialing again.
I took the pc with me and I tried it on my broadband network. I scanned it with Avira and Malwarebytes and it found a bunch of stuff. MB wasn't able to update but I noticed that Avira was.
I was connected to the internet or so the the pc indicated but wasn't able to load a page. The only way to load a page was to type in the IP address of the website. For example if I wanted to connect to and I typed in I couldn't connect but if I typed in the page would load.
And therein lies my question...What in the world is going on here and how do I correct this?
Please help,
God bless!

Answer:Can view websites ONLY if IP address is entered....

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2/SP3.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands:

Note: Type only the text in bold for the following commands.

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults, type: netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults, type: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reboot the machine.

After the restart, please do this and post the results.

Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work. Also, the < and > in the text is to identify the parameters, they are also NOT used in the actual commands.

Do NOT include the <> either, they're just to identify the values for substitution.


PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>



Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message ... Read more

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My correct email address is logged with my Microsoft account, but typo is showing on my windows phone Microsoft account under email+accounts, message says attention required.  Click on message tried to correct using 'fix it here' then get message
There's a temporary problem, getting this message for 2 days now.  Help

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Nevermind, figured it out. The MS Hosts file was corrupted/changed. Ran HostsXpert to fix.

Answer:IE, FF, and Safari adding "http:///%20" before entered address

Thank you for letting us know trentraven.

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I have IE6 on XP and when I enter an address into the adress bar and hit enter, nothing happens to the ie browser window but the address entered then opens in a new firefox window?

Or if I do get a page to load in ie6, if I click a link on that page, it then opens that link in a new firefox window.

I also have ie7 installed to a temp location so I could test it before doing a full install but it has been working for a while without a problem until recently. IE7 still works fine.

I did the scan with the winxp cd to check my system files.

It is also kind of random and doesn't happen all the time or if I close and restart ie6 it will usually work fine again for a while.

Any ideas on how to fix or what caused it?


Answer:address entered in IE6, opens a Firefox window?

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Seting up my Windows Account on a new Windows 8.1 PC I entered an incorrect email address. Towards the end of the setup I was told to check my emails for the code needed to complete the setup process. Clearly I can't find the code because I gave an incorrect email address. So my Microsoft account is in limbo and I can't use it. The computer and Windows 8.1 work fine but I can't use my Windows Account. I've tried a number of things to sort this out without success. Please help.

Answer:Wrong email Address Entered During Account Setup

Hello bdlittlewood, and welcome to Eight Forums.

See if you may be able to switch your account to a local account first, then switch it back to a Microsoft account using the correct address to fix this.

Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8

Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 8

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I bought a new computer and accidentally entered the wrong email address when prompted to create a Microsoft Account.
I cannot change it in Windows 10, as I must first verify the original (wrong) email via a code sent to my wrong email address. Now, how can I access the verification code if I cannot access the wrong email address, which may actually belong to someone else, right?
I must change the wrong email address, but I'm not allowed to do this until I first verify that I own the wrong email address. Crazy...
Can someone please help.

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during setup of a new H.P Note book I entered incorrect email address on both a new microsoft acct, and Outlook16. My  problem is what steps to take and in what order to perform them in to verify this I must pick a differant email address and be able to verify it in new microsoft ,thats been created with the wrong email add.been struggling with this for 3+ weeks? any help will be greatly appreciate. Thank You

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MS Windows 7 Pro
MS Outlook 2007
After sending an email and checking the “Sent Items” folder, the To line of the email, I see Outlook just shows the addressee’s email address but not the natural name, as I input it.
Example:  I enter the natural name in the To line as “Joe,” at that point, a pop-up menu opens up with all the “Joes” I’ve previously sent emails to.  I select the correct one – Joe Smith <[email protected]> – and Outlook enters the name as “Joe Smith,” without the email address behind the name.
Later, after sending, a check of the “Sent Items” shows the natural name, “Joe Smith,” was dropped and replaced by [email protected]
Outlook was originally set up to retain the natural name in the To line and recently the program just arbitrarily changed itself.  I’ve checked everywhere in the program in an attempt to correct it, to no avail.
We send hundreds of client emails a month and need to sort by name, not email address.
Can anyone help?

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Question: Reply Address

I use Windows Live Mail but I don't know what putting another mail address in the Reply Address box does, do you?

Answer:Reply Address

Hi Roderunner,

Reply Address

"If you specify a different address here, replies that people send to your emails will be sent to that different address. We recommend you leave this field blank or leave it set to the same address as your email address."

Source: Windows Live Mail

Have a great day!

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Question: Reply To address

I just set up an exchange server (2007 beta) in a *.local domain. I am able to send mail internally (to other *.local users), and also externally (to * type addresses).

Problem is I can't send mail TO my *.local domain, because it's *.local. I want to be able to include a "Reply to" on my *.local email addresses so when I send a message to a non *.local user they can reply to the message and I will get it (although not on the exchange server, which I am aware of.)

I am also running Outlook 2007 connecting to the exchange server.

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Reply To address

LOL I post the message, then try a couple things and it works... I ended up adding the non *.local address (my yahoo address) under the SMTP addresses on my *.local mailbox, and set it as the default SMTP address. now when I send mail from my *.local to my * address, I get a reply-to to my yahoo address. And if I send from *.local to *.local, it still replies back to my *.local address.

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using xp pro home with outlook express, I have just relied to a friends email and in the to box it had the following,*(dot)*(dot)*******(at)ntlworld(dot)com,the * is just me hiding my friends name,I have never seen it done this way, ie the (dot) and (at), my friend received the email but I am just curious about the way oe has done this, can anybody explain please, thanks

Answer:email reply address

You enter this information in the e-mail account properties box. It is usually optional when you set up an account and is normally left blank whereon it defaults to the original senders e-mail account.Go to Tools>Accounts, select your e-mail account and check Properties tab.

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I have a mate who is having a problem with his "From" field address in OE and it has me slightly baffled, I wonder if anyone has any ideas. When he clicks the "Create Mail" button everything works as it should, a new blank email opens with his name in the "From" field, ready for him to compose his email and send it. It sends okay and when I receive it, his email address is in the "From" field. Great, that's okay and how it should be.Now, if I (or anyone else) send him an email and he "Replies" to it, his daughter's email address will appear in the "From" field. It also happens if he "Forwards" or clicks to send a "Read Receipt". He has a domain address, i.e. [email protected] his daughter's addy is [email protected], his son and wife also have email addresses but it's always his daughter's address which appears in the "From" field of "Replied to" emails.He can get his addy to appear in the "From" field of "Replied to" emails if he chooses it from the dropdown menu, but he doesn't want to be bothered with doing that all the time.Grateful for any ideas.0E 6 and XP, by the way.

Answer:Incorrect Reply address in OE

There are no Identities set up in OE, by the way.

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Got a strange one here.
I work in tech support and I took a call from a customer who was getting the error (can't remember the exact details): return address not specified
Now in some cases does the sender HAVE to enter in the reply-to address for the recipents mail server to accept it? Even if it's the same as the sender's email address?

Would this be set up on the mail server as a security measure maybe?
One thing I forgot to mention, the email was being sent to korea (don't know if it's north or south).

Answer:Reply-to address needed??


it normally means that she was either replying to an email with an invalid or malformed address
or she entered an incorrect address
The only other cases (very rarely)I have heard of, are where an ISP has set up anti spam measures and the email address of the sender does not correspond with the senders domain, in that case the receiving server will look for a return address with the same domain as the smtp server it has been sent from

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I have 2 e-mail addreses set up in Windows Mail. One is a gmail account and the other is from my ISP provider ( I have set gmail as the default address and put the gmail account in the "reply to" in the Homecall account properties.

When I send a message from Gmail an then someone "replies" t mthe message, it automatically inserts the Homecall account! How does this happen? how can I stop it?

Many Thanks

Answer:Windows Mail - reply address

Apologies, I had the "reply to" on the gmail account going to Homecall/

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I'd like to see if there's a way to change the reply-to address for domain users who are setup to a Windows 2003 Small Business Server R2 running Exchange.

All were on POP accounts, and still are, as I haven't had the go ahead yet to bring in their external emails to the Exchange Server yet but currently (since I had to import their PST files into Exchange after resetting their Outlook 2003s for the Exchange OST files) any emails they reply to from before the change over it automatically sets the Account it's set from to there [email protected]l account and it's a bit of a pain since most emails are getting bounced back since these people have 0 Computer knowledge and constantly forget to change the Account the email is supposed to be sent from to their POP3 account...

Any help is appreciated and will aleve me of my headaches if I can just get the .local account to email out with the replyto coming from their pop account by default regardless of which account it uses.

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If people send me e-mail from THEIR address book, I receive it. When they REPLY to mine sent to them, I DON'T receive it,'cause my last name is misspelled. How do I change my out-going address to the correct spelling?

Answer:Reply e-mail address misspelled

Whatever email service/program you use, go into the option or account information, locate where it is misspelled and correct it.

Web based (like Yahoo!)? POP3(like Outlook Express)? AOL? Other?


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Windows XP - Outlook Express

Answer:'Reply' from wrong email address - OE

Have you got a question?It helps.

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It has been reported to me by email recipients that when they reply to my emails, occasionally my email address shows up with the domain ?, instead of Yahoo, and the email they sent comes back as undeliverable. I'm told my Yahoo address appears in the From address, but when they hit reply the new To address is to an address.

I do not have an outlook account; I do not have Microsoft Outlook installed on my computer. My mail account is with Yahoo and I do not use a mail client other than my browser. This problem ONLY occurs when I use my PC to sent mail. Mail sent from my iPad and laptop does not have this problem. I have checked and double-checked my email account setup and nowhere do I specify I have searched my PC, but cannot find where is being specified. My PC and laptop are running Windows 7.

Can anyone give me an idea on how my Reply-To email address gets changed when I use Yahoo mail via my browser on my PC, but not when I use my iPad or laptop?

Answer:Piculiar problem with reply-to address

You don't think your Yahoo account may have been hacked? I would promptly change my password.

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Windows 10

When a friend sends an email from his BT Webmail account, those in receipt of the email see his email address as ****** in the 'From" part of the header. However, when clicking on "Reply" (in my case Outlook 2010) the outgoing address is chanced to ******* Initially he used to open his BT Webmail account using the Microsoft Edge browser and so I changed his default browser to Google Chrome and accessed his BT Webmail account from Chrome to see if that made any difference - but it did not.

His computer has been scanned (and my computer has too) with Avast! and Malwarebytes and no malware has been found. So, I am at a loss to understand why this is happening. Can anyone out there help?

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ok I've just setup my first exchange server and everything seems to be working great my only problem is I"m using my ISP SMTP server

when ever I send out an email it's [email protected] I need it to be [email protected] ANY IDEAS?

Answer:EXCHANGE 2003- changeing reply to address

Yes this should be easy to fix, but first I need some more info...How exactly are you using exchange? You are not using exchange mail boxes, but rather POP3 accounts provided by your ISP? I dont see how you would put exchange to work this way...What is the domain this is setup on? Is this in active directory? How are you configuring your clients as exchange accounts or POP3 accounts?

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hey guys....

I notice that everytime I reply to an email using OE 6, it always sends from my default email. I was wondering if there is a setting that I could do so it would reply from same address the message was sent to. It used to do that, but now I don't understand why the settings had suddenly changed.

Help please!

Answer:Solved: Outlook Express 6 help: reply from same address the message was sen

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Also, reply all fills in everyone except original sender. Reply works on messages from Send or Deleted boxes, but not Inbox

Answer:Clicking Reply doesn't fill address into Send

You might try providing helpers here with information regarding what email provider and programme you are using!

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Recently my Outlook 98 email program started doing something peculiar. I use 4 different email accounts and I reply to each of them. When I press the Send button, instead of using the email address that the original message was addressed to as the originating address of the Reply, Outlook is picking a different account from my list of accounts as the originating address. I can go to Send on the File menu and choose the correct originating address, but for some reason, the program is defaulting to a different address. I tried removing the address it was choosing and it started choosing my default email account. I re-established the removed account and the program is still choosing the default account it picked when the removed one was gone. I tried making some other accounts the default and it seems to be choosing the default as the originating address for replies regardless of which address the original message I am replying to was addressed to. I hope that some kind and knowledgable person can tell me what's screwed up here and how to fix it.

BTW, my machine is a Dell Pentium III, with 512 mb memory running Windows 98SE updated with patches.

Answer:Wrong reply address on outgoing mail in Outlook 98

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hi there people, could one of you provide the correct web address for Spybot as this autumn's PCA mag's one does not yield here;free (thanks again.

Answer:correct web address

click here scroll down.

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my laptop cannot get correct ip address,  i setup the dhcp in the network router, but cannot get ip address, always get ip address like 169.*.*.*, pls help to solve it asap, thanks!

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Not sure if this is actually a malware issue, but I figured it'd be a good place to start.

Occasional connectivity issues with home wifi. Using a TP-Link WR-841N with current (TP-Link) firmware. It's setup with standard security. Admin login id and pw has been changed to a fairly complex login. WiFi is using WPA2-PSK again with a fairly complex password.

Home network is pretty standard...
Wired: 2 PCs, 1 camera, 1 XboxOne*
Wireless: Chromecast, PS3, iPad and 2-3 iPhones depending on who is home

Periodically I have connectivity issues (wireless) and reset the router and connection generally comes back. One time, after extensive problems, logged into router to find ~6 blocked devices. I've never blocked devices manually like that, so not sure how they got there. Removed the block and changed router admin password.

Today, went to desktop PC and had no internet connectivity. Reset of router resolved it. However, in the process I noticed that it was reporting my desktop IP address as: 12:34:56:12:34:56. That seemed like a suspicious address. Open cmd prompt and 'getmac' confirmed that as the reported address. Ipconfig /all likewise.

I run MSE/Defender and generally don't go looking for torrents or pirated software.

*Some things of note...
1) the xBoxOne was a recent (60 days) refurb purchase (Amazon) that shipped from Taiwan.

2) The surveillance camera was purchased 6 months ago from Amazon and shipped from China. I was run... Read more

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Using Yahoo mail in IE6 i can read messages fine but when replying the message comes up blank-no return address and nothing in the message body, just like when you click compose but I'm clicking reply in a message that's been sent to me. I have tried changing from html to plain text under mail option but although I can select different options I can not save them, nothing happens when save is clicked. I used a different browser to save it to plain text but still no joy when replying. I have also reset IE to default settings.

Any suggestions/ideas?

Answer:Yahoo Mail- Reply is blank- No message or return address


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I have Internet explorer 5, and been having a problem with it. Every time I try connecting to the web site '' it uses the old incorrect IP address instead of the correct IP of 216.25.120 66. Below is the response I got form the webmaster when I told them of my problem.
"That's really strange. The old IP - - was one we used over a year ago. But it no longer exists as a server - and it certainly isn't in our code. Try flushing the cache on your browser. Also, if you still get it, send me the complete URL of the old address."
I tried what he said with no success. I can type the new IP number into the address bar and the browser will go to the site, but will only partially load it. Also, none of the links work because the browser will automatically go back to the old IP. The site works OK with Netscape navigator on my computer. Any idea want I can do to get it running on IE5.

Answer:Solved: IE5 won't use correct IP address

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I was given and E-mail address by someone who needed the location of a shop.I sent the info to the address as written down and it bounced back bnextday as 'No account'OK so perhaps e missed a vital dot in the addressee line as some times can happen- I therefore tried all the various combinations of foforename surnamethen forename surname.dggits as written all bouned and the maul returned next log on'All bounced ,so he got it plain wrong in writing down.To day out of curiosity I tried more combinations and spellingBut I notice that instead of leaving my machine and going round the loop and coming back later I am getting it back instantly, and occasionally a message querying the spelling used.So is this my machine remembering things or is it really going out and coming back that quick?The server trying to reach is Yahoo web mail

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I have a Toshiba 1800 series laptop with WinXP Home. The NIC is installed and is an Intel 8225x-based PCI Ethernet Adapater. The light is lit up on the router recognizing the 5E cord and also the green light is on the back of the laptop at the NIC.

I have done an ipconfig/all

Host Name : Joel-Laptop1
Primary DNS Suffix:
Node Type: Mixed
IP Routing Enabled: No
WINS Proxy Enabled: No

Ethernet Local Adapter Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Description: Intel 8225x-based PCI Ethernet Adapater
Physical Address: 00-00-39-f7-e4-92
Dhcp Enabled: Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled: Yes
IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
Default Gateway:
DHCP Server:

I have tried manually configuring to match the router and it still does not read anything.

I also have problems with this laptop using a D-Link wireless card.

Something happened one day and it ceased connecting to the internet. If someone could work me through this it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Mary

Answer:Invalid IP Address - Cannot Correct

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I have a Netgear WNDR3400 wireless router that is connected to a Comcast cable modem. After resetting the wireless router twice and setting the wireless network using WPA2 Personal AES I get connected wirelessly on my desktop running Windows 7 and laptop running Windows 8. The IP Address on both of them are The wireless router IP Address range is through Therefore, I cannot get online with either of the Windows machines.

When I connect using a Mac laptop running OS X Mountain Lion I have no problem getting online. The IP range on the Mac is as expected

I have run netsh winsock reset commands on both of the Windows machines. Any suggestions on getting the Windows machines to connect using the correct IP Address range is appreciated.

Thank you for looking.

Answer:IP Address range is not the correct one

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I am currently living in student halls, and so far I have been successfully using the halls' provided internet (ethernet port in wall) via a wireless router (belkin wireless ADSL). Until now.
I have been unable to connect or the internet either via the router, or by direct connection to the wall.
Whilst connected directly into the wall socket via the ethernet cable, my pc still thinks that I am connecting directly into the modem, and still labels the wired LAN connection as 'belkin 54g', despite the router not being connected at all.
I have called the technical support for the network, and they have told me that my computer is assigning the wrong ipv4 address, and they had me do a cmd prompt and run ipconfig /reset and ipconfig /renew. This still did not solve the problem, as my PC still tried to connect with the same incorrect IP address. I know the problem is not with the ethernet port or cable, as I have tried in another room that has a working connection, and I still am unable to connect to the internet (DNS error on chrome).
I also asked if the network provider could give me a manual ip address to use, but apparently the network uses revolving ip addresses. Another thing I have tried is disabling an enabling the network adapter. There also doesn't appear to be a problem with the wireless network adapter, as I am currently posting this through the halls' common area wifi network.
Please help, I can't live without internet in my room.
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Answer:Solved: Computer not using correct IP address.

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This is my first post Hope I am doing it right. Aftrer I log into my computer (windows xp) I get the following message windows cannot find/// make sure the path or internet address is correct. This just started happening and is very annoying. Firefox and my Internet explorer still work. My internet explorer is ran by Comcast. Does that make sense or make a difference.

Spybot tells me tht I have a problem that they cannot get rid of it even at startup which is: my web search. I looked under programs and can't find this anyway.

Is this causeing the message.

I am a truly novice...

Answer:Popup Internet Address is Correct

Welcome to TSF
Please post the exact error message

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Could someone please confirm that the correct subnet mask for IP address is and not Any help would be great. thanks in advance.


Answer:Correct Subnet of IP base address of

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Does anyone know how to edit hidden info within the HP BIOS? I have a laptop that was sent out for repair; it came back with a different system board. The BIOS is set with a generic MAC that doesn't match the sticker on the system board.

Answer:How to Correct an Invalid MAC address in BIOS

In actuality, the MAC address originates from the network device that is built into the motherboard.  HERE IS A PAGE indicating this point.It cannot be edited.

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I am currently setup as a LAN on my WIN98 Operating system using Linksys Router (BEFW11S4) which generates IP Addresses using DHCP. The problem is incoming callers to my system cannot make contact because of using these DHCP IP addresses which are internal to my LAN. Is there a way such as using a command to identify my system correct IP addresses which is generated by my ISP without calling them at the time we're ready to use NetMeeting?

Answer:Correct IP Address for NetMeeting Calls

They will be using the WAN address of your broadband service, not an internal LAN address. You need to setup the port forwarding in the router to open the ports required.

Now the bad news. Netmeeting requires you basically open all the ports for it to work properly! They use a dynamic port scheme that is very firewall/router unfriendly. I'd recommend you consider a different program, because using Netmeeting will basically open you up to anything on the Internet.

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I am trying to install the Samsung 4828FN (all in one laser printer) on my network. I am using their SetIP program but it is not recognizing the MAC Address even though it is the one that prints out on the network config report. The network is connected, at least I see the green light on where the cable plugs in.

A similar question was up earlier but the answer has expired.



Answer:Solved: Samsung 4828FN MAC Address not correct

I have solved the issue. Found a bit of advice elsewhere:

"First of all, make sure that the fixed IP address of your printer is on
the same subnet as the IP addresses assigned by your DG824. In other
words, each of the devices should have an IP address of 192.168.x.y,
where x is the same for all. Make sure that the printer also has the
same x (and a y that is outside the range of addresses assigned by the

Even though my router isn't NetGear DG (it's Linksys) this still worked. I changed the IP on the printer to be and then the network found it.

I did read the Samsung Manual but all it said was to enter in an IP address with no clue given regarding what numbers to use.

Thanks. John.

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I have that problem where those 'Cannot find...Make sure the path or internet address is correct' popups keep appearing.

I've scanned my PC wth MBAM, Super Anti Spyware and TrendMicro Internet Security Pro but none of them seem to find or eliminate what it causing this and it is getting worse - i.e. the popups appear more frequently.

I've posted the HJT log below:

Can anyone assist me in how to get rid of this?



Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:28:49 AM, on 28/07/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Seagate\SeagateManager\Sync\FreeAgentService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\b... Read more

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why dose postmaster keep returning my emails when i know the address is correct the gmp police gave it to me so icanget my crimenumber but email keep saying undelivered

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An organisation I'm in received an unsolicitied email from a media company which looks like a circular, asking the user to check out their videos etc.

The strange thing is, the email's "To" field contains a name that has not been publicly associated with the organisation - in fact, the user it is addressed to doesn't use the internet, and hasn't got an email address, and never has had one.

My question is, how would this work? Did the sender have to fill out the name manually into the "To" field? Or is there any other explanation?

The email address that received the email is hushmail.


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I have not been able to connect to a corporate mail server for one of my email accounts.  Our contract IT person tells me the IP address for the mail server I am trying to connect to is being changed.  He thinks there may be malware redirecting the IP address.
However, I have several other email accounts hosted by Godaddy and I am having no problems with those accounts.
Farbar log follows:
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 24-01-2015 01
Ran by Eric Hardman (administrator) on OFFICEPC on 26-01-2015 12:39:17
Running from C:\Users\Eric Hardman\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Eric Hardman (Available profiles: Eric Hardman)
Platform: Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 10 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool:
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
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Answer:Outlook not directing to correct IP address for mail server

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===This O.exe file in a Temp folder is suspicious.If you know what it is them remove the first two lines in the code box before saving the fixlist.txt file.(OfficeView Software Inc) C:\Users\Eric Hardman\AppData\Local\Temp\O.exeC:\Users\Eric Hardman\AppData\Local\Temp\O.exe===Open notepad (Start =>All Programs => Accessories => Notepad). Please copy the entire contents of the code box below.start


(OfficeView Software Inc) C:\Users\Eric Hardman\AppData\Local\Temp\O.exe
C:\Users\Eric Hardman\AppData\Local\Temp\O.exe
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [] => [X]
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-3172798277-3775257060-1859792385-1000\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
ProxyServer: [S-1-5-21-3172798277-3775257060-1859792385-1000] => http=;https=
SearchScopes: HKLM -> {0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A} URL =
SearchScopes: HKLM-x32 -> {0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A} URL =
BHO-x32: No Name -> {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} -> No File
BHO-x32: Java Plug-In SSV Helper -> {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} -> C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\ss... Read more

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I installed ie7 a couple of weeks ago & now regardless whether the stupid browser is open (i use FF mainly) it pops up cmd promt saying
Cannot find 'http:///'. Make sure the path or internet address is correct

Please help. Its driving me insane.

Answer:Ie 7 Cannot Find 'http:///'. Make Sure The Path Or Internet Address Is Correct

Check your startup list and see if you have hpprintspool.exe listed. If so, most fixes are to remove that entry from start up. Use google for hpprintspool.exe to find the fix that most closely duplicates your situation. If hpprintspool.exe, not in startup, please let us know and hopefully someone else has another idea. The two times I've heard of this it has been the .exe I mention.

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"cannot find http://<random characters>make sure the path or internet address is correct"

1) Internet Explorer will often not open if it or a shortcut are double clicked.
It is seen in task manager, trying again results in another iexplore.exe showing up in task manager.
Ending task on it and retrying a few times will usually get it to open.

2) If it does open, clicking a link will usually result in the "cannot find http://<random characters>" error.
Manually typing links in the address bar works fine.
I'm pretty sure I had the "cannot find" error in safemode as well, I can check that again if anyone needs me to.

I'm using Chrome as my primary browser now, it seems to work fine, though now and then I get the "chrome has crashed" error, unsure if this is the result of some sort of malware/hijacker as well, or running the beta version of Chrome with a lot of tabs open.

Company laptop, has Trend MICRO on it, though it finds nothing. The windows firewall is disabled by group policy, and the Trend Micro firewall is used instead.
Installed Avast!, it found a few things in the temp internet folder and cleaned them, still have issues.
the items were:
Threat:HTML:Framer-inf [Trj]
Threat:JS:Downloader-AIS [Trj]
Threat:JS:Pdfka-AUQ [Expl]

When I first ran gmer, it closed without warning or error after about 4 or 5 minutes... tried it again and ran fully.

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Answer:"cannot find http://<random characters>make sure the path or internet address is correct"

Did something wrong while attaching my logs, let me try that again

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I have been reading the post by Nv1970 ( and have found that I have the same problem.I am using Nortons Anti Virus, Spyware Doctor, Registry Mechanic, AVG, Adaware, Spybot Search & Destroy as well as HijackThis.I have checked through msconfig and cannot find anything that really shouldnt be there, although there is one with the microsoft corporation that is called "Computer Browser" but I'm unsure as to whether or not I should stop it. I have used HijackThis but I have no idea what to fix and what not to...can someone please help?My HijackThis Log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 1:45:36 PM, on 30/01/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Share... Read more

Answer:Error Message: Cannot Find 'http:///'. Make Sure The Path Or Internet Address Is Correct

whats going on? Ive posted this and am waiting for some help....there have been 38 viewings of the thread but not one reply to help me

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The window saying "cannot find http://<random charcters>make sure the path or internet address is correct" appears constantly and when i hit OK or 'X', it opens a new IE7 window. This has only started happening in the last few days. I have run a full scan on avg(it found 2 trojans and tracking cookies, which i deleted). I have also run scans on Malwarebytes(many infected files that I deleted) and Superantispyware(no threats). I thought these scans had solved my problems but they appeared again last night. hopefully someone can help me. thanks

here is my dds log:
DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Mary-Ann at 13:36:04.04 on 02/12/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.353.1033.18.511.96 [GMT 0:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall Plus *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
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Answer:"cannot find http://<random characters>make sure the path or internet address is correct"

I'm being helped on another forum at the moment, so no need for any help here.


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DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Me at 23:47:05.21 on Thu 07/16/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.494 [GMT -7:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer VCM\RS_Service.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
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Answer:IE "Cannot find <garbage characters>. Make sure the path or Internet address is correct." error. Cannot use IE...

After doing some more research, I fixed the problem.It was really bizarre, whenever I launched IE I would get a message box with the following error: "Cannot find 'http://<garbage characters>'. Make sure the path or Internet address is correct." After clicking [OK] it would then try to open up IE again, basically causing an infinite loop of errors.Firefox would not run either. As soon as I launched Firefox it would crash immediately.I tried removing and reinstalling Firefox and also tried upgrading to IE8. Nothing worked. The IE8 install gt hung trying to download.To make a long story short, I found this thread via google: restored my Internet options from Control Panel and everything works again.It was pretty brutal, I think the Internet options were set set to another language and that caused all of the problems. Malwarebytes and Adaware did not detect any problems.Hopefully, this will help someone else with the same problem.-Zork

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I had someone tell me they kept getting the message:Cannot find 'http://?xi ??...' make sure the path or internet address is correctEvery time they'd start Internet Explorer 7. I scanned with Malware bytes, but it didn't fix the problem. I then ran Autoruns. The user told me that this started happening yesterday some time. I went to the internet explorer section of Autoruns, and found that an add-ingoogletoolbar.dll had a modified date of yesterday afternoon. It also oddly didn't have the Google, Inc. tag under the software vendor column. So I un-installed the Google Toolbar, and deleted the Program Files directory, and the error message stopped coming up.I don't know if it was Malware trying to replace the google toolbar, or if the google toolbar itself was broken, but anyway that's what fixed my issue. I know Christo82 posted about this problem below, but I could not reply.PatEDIT: MovedPosting a fix not a problem

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There are several post like mine out there already but none of the solutions have worked for me. When I am connected to my company LAN I can go to Google (my home page) in IE7 on an XP Corp SP3 Laptop. about every other time I click on a link I get the following error box.Whether I click ok on the error or click the X, a new browser window opens maximises and opens my home page.When I am on my home network the behavior is different, (probably because my home firewall is not blocking the site) When i click any link from my home page there is no error box but my click gets hijacked to an advertisement or fake virus protection sites.Here is what I have tried:1. Full scan and immunize with Spybot S & D (found a lot of cookies etc. didn't fix this issue)2. Full scan with Symantec Endpoint protection (finds trojans once a day, probably friends of this issue)3. Full scan with Malwarebytes (fixed other issues it found but not this one)4. Purchased full version of Spyware Dr (found and fixed 4 issues but not this one)5. Disabled all browser plugins, including those that run without permission. (did not impact the issue)6. Searched for any files or registry enties with "hpprintspool" in them (there were none)7. Installed HijackThis and created the following log -Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:43:09 AM, on 11/12/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WI... Read more

Answer:Malware Cannot find http://(chinese characters) Make sure the path or internet address is correct

Hi jgardner,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.A backdoor Trojan can allow an attacker to gain control of the system, log keystrokes, steal passwords, access personal data, send malevolent outgoing traffic, and close the security warning messages displayed by some anti-virus and security programs.I would counsel you to disconnect this PC from the Internet immediately. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.Though the trojan has been identified and can be killed, because of it's backdoor functionality, your PC is very likely compromised and there is no way to be sure your computer can ever again be trusted. Many experts in the security community believe that once infected with this type of trojan, the best course of action would be a reformat and reinstall of the Operating System. Please read these for more information:How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?When Should I Format, How Should I ReinstallWe can still try to clean this machine but I might not be able to make sure it will be 100% secure afterward. Please tell me if you want to go on with cleaning.

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I read through some posts made about a year ago about an IE error msg. I downloaded HijackThis and I have no idea what to do from here. I got on my computer today and tried to open an IE web browser and got some weird error messages. Everytime I close the error boxes a web browser tries to open but it closes and subsequently brings back two more error messages and no web browser. At the moment I am running IE with add-ons disabled. That's the only way I've been able to get a browser. Please help!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:31:21 PM, on 12/14/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXEC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee�... Read more

Answer:Windows IE Error Msg "Cannot Find 'http://[weird characters]/'. Make sure path or Internet address is correct."

Hello LioneyesWelcome to BleepingComputer ========================Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

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Sub datepaste1()
' datepaste Macro
' unprotect sheet
Sheets("SCARD").Unprotect Password:="sillybilly"
nxtRow = Sheets("SCARD").Range("R" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row + 1
With Sheets("SCARD").Range("R1" & ":R" & nxtRow)
Set d = .Find(Range("K6"))
If d Is Nothing Then
If MsgBox("Is the Competition Date Correct?", vbYesNo Or vbInformation, "Date") = vbYes Then
' Date is Copied and pasted into this range of merged cells
Range("K6").Copy _
' date is pasted into the next blank cell in column R
Sheets("SCARD").Range("K6").Copy _
Destination:=Sheets("SCARD").Range("R" & nxtRow)
' protect sheet
Sheets("SCARD").Protect Password:="sillybilly", DrawingObjects:=True, Contents:=True, Scenarios:=True

MsgBox "Please re-enter the Correct Date", vbCritical Or vbOKOnly, "Date"
End If
MsgBox "Date Already Exists. Please Try Again", vbCritical Or vbOKOnly, "Date"
End If
MsgBox "Date is BEFORE last Date entered. Please Try Again", vbCritical Or vbOKOnly, "Date"
End If
End With
End SubThe above Vba works very well. I have added the last message box as I need for the date NOT to be entered if it IS OLDER than the last entered date. I am missing a line of instruction and cannot seem to work it out.Any ideas, ?????

Answer:stop date being entered if older than last entered date

I believe that this version will do what I think you want. (How's that for confidence?)It's a bit shorter than your version because it basically does 2 fairly simple things:It checks the Date that was entered in K6, then either presents a MsgBox that the date is invalid or it copies the date to the 2 cells, D5 and Column R.You will also notice that the code does not Unprotect the sheet until it has been determined that the date will be copied. Besides being ineffcient to Unprotect the sheet before we know if the sheet will be changed, it is also more dangerous. Let's assume that the Unprotect instruction is placed before the instruction that checks the date. Now let's assume that the user enters an invalid date. The MsgBox will appear and the code will pause while it waits for the user to click OK. During the pause the sheet is Unprotected because the Unprotect instruction has already been executed. If the user hits Ctrl-Break while the MsgBox is on the screen, he can stop the code. The sheet will then be left Unprotected. However, if the code doesn't Unprotect the sheet until just before the Date is copied, it would be next to impossible for the user to hit Ctrl-Break during the very brief time that the sheet is Unprotected.
Sub datepaste3()
' datepaste Macro

'Determine last row with data in Column R
lastDateRow = Sheets("SCARD").Range("R" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp).Row

'Date is compared to last date in Column R
If Sheets("SCARD").Range("K6") <= Sheets("SCARD").... Read more

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I have windows mail. When I create a new email, my default email address shows up. But when I reply to an email, my default email address is not the first one that shows up. If it is set as me default email, why does it do that?

Answer:When I reply to an email, my default email address is not the first one that pops up

Originally Posted by kmm

I have windows mail. When I create a new email, my default email address shows up. But when I reply to an email, my default email address is not the first one that shows up. If it is set as me default email, why does it do that?

If the sender used the non default address, that is the one that shows up first.

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Very frustrated over here. I have windows mail and three different emails that are set up with it. My main one, my work, is set as my default email address. When I compose a new message is pops up as the default, yet when I reply to a message the other two pop up. All of my emails that this has been happening on have been those sent to my default email address Stressed out over here.

Answer:When I reply to an email, my default email address is not the first one that pops up

I have answered in your other thread.

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So I typed about a 5000 word reply in the quick reply box on a vbulliten forum. I usually Ctrl+C when I am worried I will lose my post, but I forgot, and thought I wouldn't need it, since I was done and about to submit it. So I submitted it, and guess what?

Your submission could not be processed because the token has expired.

Please push the back button and reload the previous window.Click to expand...

I press the back button and the message is gone!

Now I KNOW there is someway to get that message back. My browser (Chrome) must send the information to the server, so my post has to be somewhere in the information Chrome wants to send to the server, right? That's why when I refresh the page, it says this:

Only problem is I have no idea how to get that.

Any help would be really appreciated! I'm sure a lot of you know how losing a long post feelings like.

Answer:Lost an extremely long reply on a forum. How to get my reply back?

If it was just typed into a form field on a web page it is not saved or cached anywhere.

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in yahoo all the buttons disappeared: delete send reply, reply to all etc. so i cannot reply send or do anything. toolbar is gone etc. i am using chrome and norton antivirus, window 7.

Answer:disappeared: buttons delete send reply, reply to all

Is it the same way in all of your browsers(Internet Explorer, FireFox)?Try resetting Chome by following the directions on the link below: might also try CCleaner to clean out all of your temp files.

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I can access the internet through favorites or google but cannot find "www......" make sure the path or internet address is correct comes up when anything new is typed

Answer:cannot find "......" make sure the path or internet address is correct

It sounds like exactly what your message states. Can you type down the exact address of a site here, and where you are typing it.

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Could you help please? I get a "Cannot find 'http:///;'. Make sure the path or internet address is correct" alert every time I boot my computer. Nothing shows on security scans. Need to fix!

Enclosed is my Hijackthis log...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:31:38 PM, on 9/27/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Bluetooth\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Keyboard\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\... Read more

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If i receive an email and reply or reply all, it defaults to my wifes email address as the from address, when it should clearly be mine, the recipient. If my wife does the same it is okay. I am the default setting on the account, although this should not have a bearing on it. Has anyone any ideas. I have deleted the accounts and re-entered them, but to no avail.

Answer:Outlook Express 6 reply and reply all

Dont know the cause, but a workround is click on arrow next to your wifes address, hilite yours and send. Bit of a pain but at least you will get the right address on it.

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Hey there, i am having a problem with my Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset - the microphone doesn't want to work... oddly. I have tried the sound setting but it doesn't seem to work.
I started of by going to Sound > Recording > then it says three thing:
Microphone .... with a tick beside it ... working
Microphone FP .... Not Plugged in (When it clearly is)(Headset comes with detachable Mic)
Digital In... working.

Also when i try fiddle with the setting to enable the microphone it does not let me "configure" it .... and when i try set up the microphone it doesn't want to start up unless i disable the microphone it would say "Wizard could not start"

My Microphone is not on mute and the the jacks are correctly colour coded in place.
My sound Cards is : Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic
Headset: Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset - Noise Cancellation Microphone with Gold Plated 3.5mm Jack
It the one with the detachable microphone -
The microphone is defiantly working when i configure the speakers, so that i can speak through the microphone and hear out the speakers but i can't record
Thank You, look forward in reading your replies

Answer:Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset - Microphone Problem Reply to this Post Post Reply

i have the same headset and i havent had any problems, i dont think the issue is with the headset itself but rather it being with the soundblaster, any chance you could take a snip of the sound inputs for me to try and establish a bit more information?
(select snipping tool and window snip, highlight the input window and left click)
example below.

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Good morning, for my HP Pavilion HPE H9-1130, how do I install the correct firewire card into the correct motherboard slot in Windows 10  x64 operating system / 64x processor? And what video software system can I download to recognize my Panasonic AX 100A Camera? 

Answer:install correct firewire card into the correct motherboard s...

Hi, 1. Your machine has few PCIe slots whiach are suitable for a PCIe-Firewire card:  Expansion Slots:1 PCI Express x16 (Generation 2 speed)3 PCI Express x1 (Generation 2 speed)1 PCI Express mini card x1 (Generation 2 speed) Source: You can use any standard PCIe - Firewire card. There are many around, fro 1 port, 2 ports and more such as: 2. Please use software on the CD which comes with the camera. Regards.

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I wanted to add Logoff, Shutdown & Restart to XP context menu for a friend. Followed directions from

I didn't realize I would need to rightclick MyComputer for the options.
I overdosed on stupid pills & now I need your help again! I not only deleted the keep I just created, I deleted the one showing MyComputer icon because now the icon is labeled Folder and appears as an old windows icon.
I put the following text in notepad & saved as computer. REG
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
;Add log off option to My Computer(Computer) context menu
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\ Log Off \command]
@="shutdown -l -f -t 2&#8243;
;Add log off option to My Computer(Computer) context menu
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\ Restart \command]
@="shutdown -r -f -t 3&#8243;
;Add log off option to My Computer(Computer) context menu
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\ Turn Off computer \command]
@="shutdown -s -f -t 3&#8243;
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Would saving this as explorer.REG add Logon, Shutdown & Restart options to context menu as I intended to do?
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
;Add log off option to explorer.exe context menu
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\ Log Off \command]
@="shutdown -l -f -t 2&#... Read more

Answer:Correct registry to show correct icon for My Computer

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When I click internet explorer to go online a box appears with: cannot find "http:blah blah" make sure path or internet address is correct

and internet explorer closes down.

This box stays on screen. If you try to close it tries IE again and it simply reappears.

Can anyone help

Answer:cannot find "http:blah blah" make sure path or internet address is correct

If your certain the Modem/router? is working ok then remove the modem power cable from the back and leave for two minutes. This flushes it. Not the same as switching off the power!

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Hi,I have just bought a new XEROX laserjet.It prints very well, except when I print a PDF.It put grey boxes around some headings and pictures on the document, that are slightly offset from the actual text/image.Does anyone lknow what this might be and how to fix it?Thanks,James

Answer:PDF prints wrongly!

If you are using Adobe Acrobat click here for troubleshooting printing problems might be something there that will help

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I had mounted this original intel HSF on my E6300(conroe) after applying Arctic MX-2 on it, but was still seeing insane temps.

One of the mounts (of the HSF) was not properly mounted when I checked..
Here's the pic of the HSF seen after removing it from the motherboard..

This shows it was wrong?
This was the reason for the high temps?

Answer:Wrongly seated HSF?

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Hi im having a problem with a data CD .I have loads of files on a CD that i made a while ago. I think it was written with easy CD creator. It is now being recognised as a music CD can anyone help please. I am running windows ME.

Answer:CD being wrongly recognised

Funny, I had that the other day on a Win98 PC after changing the mobo/processor. I ended up reinstalling win98 over the top setting the bios to boot from cd. Cured the problem without having to re-install any of the other programs.

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Dear all how do i reverse the process of pressing the network ID button under name change in system properties and going through that process which seems to have lost my original adminstrators logon and files to be replaced by a different account called your user name

can anyone assist me to reverse this process please

alienware P4 550 3.4 1 MB L2 Cache 800MHZ FSB LGA775
abit AA8XE 925XE
Samsung 512MB DDR2 PC4200
XP proffessional SP2

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ok, i bought a ti4400 gfx card from a few months ago, but it blew, so they replaced, however the new one isn't recognised by windows as a 4400, it seems to think that i have a 4200. the screen b4 the post says that it is a 4400, and the board design looks identical to the old one.
I don't think it is a driver porblem, cos i tried various differant ones, and it runs at the correct clock speed cos i checked using an overclocking prog.
I can't be arsed to send it back because it was a helluva lot of hassle first time, and i don't want to go through having to phone everyday to check where my card is again.
any ideas on the probem, if it affects proformance and how to fix?

Answer:geforce4 wrongly recognised

I dont know how to fix it, but one thing I can tell you is - The manufactorer of a video card is a key component to it. If you get a high-end vid.card, get a good manufactor!(Visiontek,Gainword,LeadTek,etc)... You wont run into these problems, and the picture quailty on your moniter will be 10x sharper. I learnt this lesson the hard way, as you are. Hope everyone takes this advice.

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I have Google toolbar and one other running.

When I right-click in the grey area of the browser to list what toolbars are running and to hide them, if I uncheck Google, the other toolbar disappears and vice-versa.

I have changed what the other toolbar is from time to time, but no matter what the other is, the toolbars are always wrongly labelled.

Do you know how to fix this??



Answer:IE toolbars wrongly named

Have you tried to uninstall your Google Toolbar then reinstall ?


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My web based helpdesk system is displaying wrong time on some PCs. Have ran winmsd on those PCs and noticed that the reported time in my printout is incorrect (correct date but wrong time)

Have checked the PC time and timezone. Everything is correct.

Got the user to login to another PCs and everything looks fine.

It's driving me nuts...anyone any idea???

Answer:Time wrongly displayed

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My mains-powered desktop PC (runs XP Home) has started entering standby when it shouldn't. I've changed nothing which to my knowledge might cause this. I've gone to Control Panel Power Options and confirmed it's set to shut down anything or enter standby, yet it still goes to standby & requests password when I revive it. This is immensely frustrating. Any ideas?


Answer:PC wrongly entering standby

Hi did you check that Hibernate is disabled as well?

Please check that it is disabled by going to Control Panel - Power Options - Hibernate and make sure there is no tick in Enable Hibernate.


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I live alone and no other person ever has access to my Galaxy 2. Earlier this month I received a message on screen saying I had been charged £1 for Data Usage. I went into 02 to query this and was told, oh, you must have had your wifi switched on and the charge is for an automatic update. I said, I had never ever used my phone for wifi and the assistant showed me how to ensure wifi was switched off. I phoned the customer helpline and was told the £1 would be refunded. Each night before switching phone off, I checked that wifi icon was off. I am on PAYG and hardly use my phone but earlier this week, I noticed my credit had gone down rapidly. Co-incidentally, I received a call from 02 asking if I was satisfied with their service. Of course, I said definitely not. Well this person said wifi is free and does not have to be switched off and she talked me through going to where the mobile data activation was and so I made sure this was not on and said I would switch wifi off, just to be certain. She then said, she could see on SIX consecutive days from December 2nd, I had been charged £1 each day for automatic updates. She then gave me the address of where to write to complain about this. Horrified is not the word, I am disgusted that my credit can be used up for something I have not activated. If that was not bad enough, earlier today, yes, Xmas Day, another message came saying you have been charged £1 for an automatic update, bla de bla. I now will have... Read more

Answer:Samsung Credit being wrongly used up

Automatic update from bla de bla really isn't good enough. From where are you charged for automatic updates?

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i m wrongly formated my pc i format it by using boot C: and D: also running the NTFS system...actually i want to format C: but i wrongly formated my D: and all of my data and project was gone....have any way to get back of of my data in D:   

Answer:Wrongly Formated Partition help!!!!!!

You could try a data recovery service if you want to spend a  LOT of money. Other than that I would consider it gone forever.  

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my @ keyboard button has been mapped to " and vice versa. just wondering on how to fix it or if i need to send it back to get it fixed

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Thanks rdave for reading my post. I am on PAYG with 02 and so am assuming it is they who are taking my credit. The person who rang and helped me find where to locate the mobile data "switch" was an 02 employee and she read out the log showing that the charge was levied on six consecutive days from 2nd December. I cannot think who else would be able to take it other than 02. As I said, I dare not top up and will have to keep my phone switched off because if this situation continues, it is money down the grid. I am upset and furious and just do not know how to stop this.

Answer:Samsung Credit being wrongly used up

Change your provider as it is easy enough on PAYG.

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my laptop had a dual boot menu windows7 and windows xp the OS on the laptop was xp and only xp worked fully
i tried to install partition on the c drive however i clearly had no idea what i was really doing and now when you try to boot it says
"BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart"

how do i rectify this is there anyway to get original OS working from the menus available after pressing ctrl alt del or do i have to reinstall or what??
i have nothing of the original packaging or boot disc since i moved to my new flat

Many thanks in advance

Answer:i installed partition wrongly and need help

Hi see here Microsoft Windows XP - Fixmbr

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Hi to everyone who reads this.

I have a problem in IE8 when I want to access a particular webpage, one I could visit without problems a while ago. It's like the items on that page are in a different format and the pictures on that site are also wrongly displayed.

On this site (Vista 64) or any other I don't have that issue.

To make things clear I'll add a screenshot.

Does anyone have an idea on how to resolve this?
Thanks for your effort and advice.

Regards Carlo

Answer:Webpage wrongly displayed.

Lets try several things
Go to tools
Internet Options
Does it work?
With this procedureAdd ons have been removed. You can install them again easily

Try cleaning the cache.

Try another browser for testing purposes
Chrome is nice

Did you try compatablity mode?
Introducing Compatibility View - IEBlog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Finally, if only one site are you sure, they did not make changes?

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I need help and hopefully a logical answer.

I was wrongly accused to have logged on a PC yesterday, and as proof, they exhibited my profile that appeared in the C:\Documents and Settings\my username.

I did logon to that PC 2 months ago, which i don't deny, as show the local settings, the desktop, my documents, etc... with the date of 2 months ago when i first and ONLY TIME logged on to that PC.

However, i NEVER logged onto that PC yesterday, nevertheless, there is a NTUSER.DAT.LOG txt in my profile on that PC, with the date of yesterday !!!!!

How is this possible ???? (gremlins excluding ;-) . Also nobody could have logged with my password.

I would so much appreciate your help, as they are threatening with disciplinary action, in light of my profile showing a NTUSER.DAT.LOG with this date of yesterday on that PC and they don't believe that i did NOT login yesterday.

Thanks so much for your help, and a maybe a logical answer

Answer:wrongly accused of logging on a PC

Well obviously someone has your password and logged on with your account. If this is at work I suggest changing your password and being careful who is around when you log in. Oh if you have the password saved so you do not have to type it in or saved else where on the computer delete it right away.

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my laptop had a dual boot menu windows7 and windows xp the OS on the laptop was xp and only xp worked fully
i tried to install partition on the c drive however i clearly had no idea what i was really doing and now when you try to boot it says
"BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart"

seems i partitioned incorrectly

how do i rectify this is there anyway to get original OS working from the menus available after pressing ctrl alt del or do i have to reinstall or what??

Many thanks in advance

Answer:i installed partition wrongly need help

Do you have your original Windows CD?

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Hello, as you can see in the title my ? is replaced with a .
Same with all the other keys being scrambled up, besides my normal letters.
I know this is really easy to resolve but i forgot how.
Any help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Solved: Keyboard wrongly configured=

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As a new(ish) user of win XP I can do most things that i need 9at present). But....I was transferring some old files from my partitioned drive to my C drive - and now my folder MY DOCUMENTS is listed as on the partition (F Drive) and it wont let me rename it / move it to my C drive where I want it ( as I want to wipe Drive F clean soon).Do you know how I can get it replaced onto my C drive - I have tried a system restore and it didnt help me out there. I want to keep the partitioned drive!

Answer:My documents folder has been renamed- wrongly!

click here but specify C: and make sure there are no documents open before you do this.

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I have a 12 Button Game-pad. It has two axis'. Left Axis is working properly.. But Right Axis is not.. When I tested it in the Calibration test, it is not moving at all. When I did a Function Test, It said that my Right Axis is Recognized as 1, 2, 3, 4 Buttons of Game-pad.. But When I press the 1, 2, 3, 4 Buttons it says that it is the same buttons..

So the thing is that my Right Axis & the Right 1,2,3,4 Buttons are recognized equally..
What to do?
How to change this?

Answer:Game-pad's button wrongly recognized

Rohitaar, what type and model is the gamepad? Do you have the disc that came with it, or are you using the windows provided drivers?

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I'm sure this problem must have been covered before, but several searches of the forum have not thrown any relevant threads up. I'm sorry if I've missed them.

I have just bought a new pc with Windows 7 after many years with XP. I'm really missing Outlook Express but trying to find my way around Windows Live Mail.

The most frustrating thing is emails from a person on my contact list, who I've also added to the safe sender list, keep being flagged as phishing. Every time I have to unblock it on the pink bar at the top of the email, then move it to the appropriate folder, even though I have a message rule to filter it to the correct folder. I get a lot of mail from this person - 14 already today! Is there any way I can stop their emails being blocked?

Answer:Mail wrongly marked as phishing

Give Gmail a try instead its a very good alternative.

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I've just bought a new computer with Windows XP as the operating system. There's no sign on the keyboard and when I press the @ button a # appears on the screen and visa versa. Can anyone help resolve this please?

Answer:Wrongly Assigned Keyboard buttons

Go back to the vendor. It looks as if Windows is set up for a UK keyboard (which I presume is what you want) but you have a US keyboard. If they sold it with a US keyboard, they should have clearly stated that.You could try changing the configuration to a US keyboard (Control Panel, Regional and Language options, Languages, click Details) so the @ and # keys work OK, but you still won't have a sign.

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Hi! Just today I noticed the following text on my wallpaper:

Windows 7
Build 7601
This copy of Windows is not genuine

However, this is a wrong message since I've never even formatted my laptop, not even once. This is the original copy, that was pre-loaded when I bought this laptop.
So now...How do i get rid of this message? especially since my windows is genuine...and it updates regularly itself (automatic). Thanks!

Answer:Windows not genuine: Wrongly Displayed

That should not be happening, it appears the Licensing Store may be corrupt or unreadable, have you done any recent malware removal or used any 3 party file clean up programs?

You could try contacting the MS activation center near you do the following>
Click Start and in the Search box type slui.exe 4, hit Enter. Select an activation center near you, call, speak with a real person and explain what happened.

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