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The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you are runnin

Question: The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you are runnin

I am using windows 7 64 bit and after reformattin my computer,i drag my files from my external hard disk into my laptop.the error stated make sure i am using 32 or 64 bit and i am using do i solve this?

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Preferred Solution: The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you are runnin

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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Answer: The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you are runnin

Hi Haruki92,

What files are you trying to transfer? Regular files (documents, photos etc) should be fine to just drag over. However some applications are not able to run in a 64-bit environment.

Please post exactly what you're transferring and a screenshot if possible.

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I discovered to day that I had a "Win 7 Anti-Virus 2011" problem. I went to youtube to find step by step process to fix it. Found a video that recommended downloading combofix which i did. Now I cannot run files on my computer and get the following message "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running" I have a Toshiba with Windows 7 Please help Thank you Andrea

Answer:Version of this file not Compatible with version of Windows

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I'm trying to install some applications on a Lenovo ideapad with windows 7 home premium, 64-bit, SP1. I'm getting the following error - "The version of this file is not compatible with the the version of windows you're running." I've installed all of these specific applications (e.g. RealPlayer, Logmein, Windows 2007 Compatibility Pck File Format Converter) and many other 32-bit apps on other Windows 7 64-bit machines, including 2 other Lenovo laptops with the exact same specs, purchased at the same time, with absolutely no issue.

I thought maybe it was some kind of virus so I reformattted the laptop and I'm still getting the same issue. It's VERY frustrating. I've searched everywhere and don't see any answers. Does anyone have any idea why this is happening or how to correct it?

Answer:Version of this file is not compatible with the the version of windows

What are you trying to install?

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According to the MSDN site :-When a 16-bit installer or application is launched, the following error message is displayed:
The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher.I have an application (SPFPC V4.0) which I used to run with no problem on XP SP2.
But when I try it on my Vista Business 64 bit system I get that message. I have tried all of the compatibility options with no success.

Maybe I am being simplistic, but I would think that if it runs OK on XP SP2 then it probably isn't a 16 bit application.

Any ideas anyone.

Answer:the version of WindowsThe version of this file is not compatible with you're running

but I would think that if it runs OK on XP SP2 then it probably isn't a 16 bit application.

XP supports 16 bit applications, so there is no sound basis for your belief.

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Answer:how do i find out which ms-dos version i am runnin

how do i find out which ms-dos version i am running?I am running win 98 SE

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Hello, am trying to install AMD Radeon update driver,
i used the AMD auto detect and recommended for me a driver to install and this happened in the following images
and i have the required windows version installed.

Answer:The version of the file is not compatible.

Hello Lordad,

Can you post your Computer specs? Brand and Model.
if cannot be updated via automatic, lets try manually

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I have a bunch of OS backups using ghost and I can use ghost explorer to view the image files. Unfortunately I didn't make details on what OS version was installed at the time, just dates the images were taken.

How can I find if these images were from Vista or Windows 7 by just looking at the contents of the image, without actually restoring the image?

Answer:How to identify Windows version by file version?

did you install IE8 on your Vista install?
otherwise it comes default with IE7, and Win7 comes with IE8.

so you could use the file version of iexplore.exe, if you left IE7 on the Vista install.

possibly bootmgr file might be different file versions.

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I built a new pc a month ago and have been running Win7 RC1 on it for the time being. Obviously Win7 is coming out next week so I am getting ready to purchase the full version. I could buy the Retail version of Win7 Home Premium 64-bit for $199, or the System Builders version for $99 on newegg.

Can anybody go ahead and buy the System Builders version, or is that restricted to actual pc resellers? Would newegg ask me for a resellers license or something if I try to order it? I built the pc, don't need MS support for it, and will only ever use that copy of Win7 on that pc. I just hate spending twice as much money for the Retail version if legally I can buy and use the System Builders version for half the price. Or am I better off paying more money for the Retail version?

Also, if I can buy the System Builders version, I assume it will come with the install dvd as well as install key? Plus, with that, I can install that copy on just this pc as many times as I want without limitations, correct? Meaning, I usually format and reload windows on a pc twice a year so over 4-5 years I will be reinstalling that copy of windows on the same pc 8-10 approx over the years.

Answer:Buying full version of Windows7: Retail version or System Builders version?

Anyone can buy an OEM license. They're cheaper because they don't include Microsoft support. You are your support. OEM licenses are tied to the hardware on which they're installed. Technically you are prohibited from installing an OEM copy on a completely different system, though many people will do this and successfully activate their copy by saying their motherboard failed and had to be replaced, etc.

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Using Windows 7 x64 on a Thinkpad T500. Got this message when I ran Windows' troubleshoot:"Your wireless network cardhas stopped working properly because a compatible driver isn't available for this version of Windows. The model name of yourwireless network card is Ericsson F3507g Mobile Broadband Minicard. This device is distributed by many different computer manufacturers." It keeps looking for drivers for my PCI Serial Port and PCI Communications Controller. I downloaded and successfully installed the most recent driver for Intel AMT but it did not fix the problem. According to the ThinkVantage Toolbox all my hardware is fine. Is there a solution to this that I'm not finding online?

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I'm planning to purchase Office, which version of Office is compatible with Windows 8 Pro?

Answer:Which version of Office is compatible with Windows 8?

Office 2013 is about to be released. You can't buy it yet, unfortunately.

Office 2010 and 2007 are both supported. Office 2003 may work, but might have issues, and anything before that is probably really risky as they are long out of support. I know for a fact that Access 97 causes problems with Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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We've received word from Microsoft that WSA version has received approval to be officially compatible with Windows 10. That means that there shouldn't be any more Program Compatibility Assistant warnings when upgrading or installing on Windows 10. We won't support WSA on Windows 10 until the release date, but for those of you on the Windows 10 beta, please let us know on the community if you run into any issues.

The WSA update is a rolling update - if you haven't received the update by the time you plan on upgrading to Windows 10, then you can force an update by right-clicking on the system tray Webroot icon and selecting "Check for updates".Click to expand...


To be compatible with the release of Windows 10, we are releasing our SecureAnywhere 9.0 version. Should you be considering upgrading to Windows 10, we would strongly recommend updating your SecureAnywhere version to our 9.0 release if you do not have automatic updating in place. This will ensure that when Windows 10 is released on July 29th, your security will be compatible with the upgrade.Click to expand...

Version (Released June 29th, 2015)

Correct OS version reporting for Windows versions 8.1 and above.
Windows 10 compatibility.

Path normalization for Internet Explorer cache paths.
Further scan engine improvements.
Aligned agent states.

Bug fixes.

Answer:WSA version officially compatible with Windows 10

Webroot SecureAnywhere (2015/09/11)


Updated Web Filtering settings and block page.
UI enhancements.
Increased efficacy and stability.
Bug fixes.
Download: Webroot SecureAnywhere | 811 KB (Shareware)
View: SecureAnywhere Website


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all of a sudden, while running shutdown.exe - which i've used for ages to restart my windows systems - now win7/64, i get an error message:

The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you're running. Check the computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program and then contact the software publisher

this may or may not be related to a BSOD that i got the previous night (which, if i remember right, made a reference to cachemanager.exe).

and if i try to run shutdown from the command prompt, i get:

Unsupported 16-Bit Application
the program or feature "\??\c:\windows\system32\shutdown.exe" cannot start or run due to incompatibility with 64-bit versions of windows.

as far as i know, this file IS 32-bit, and part of the OS.

something else has gone awry as well - quicktime gives a similar error message when trying to start iTunes.

so far i've run sfc /scannow - and poked around to see if there'd be some virus messing me up. nothing found.


Answer:shutdown.exe - not compatible with the version of windows you're...

Why aren`t you shutting down windows the normal way ?

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microsoft silverlight is showing issues detected upon run of troubleshooter, what should I do My laptop is 6 months old, from a I thought reputable dealer, its an HP and they have restored my computer to factory this week. I have had 3 computers 2 laptops and one table type, in 10 years. Are manufacturers just giving me xp programs to keep the new computer going until those run out and I have to keep going til warranty hoping or what? I am not so upset just confused that the new silverlight, I thought is not compatible with windows. One of your people helped me since JUne with quite a few things, so thought I
d run this by your people, first since I trust your web-site implicily. Thanks so very much I can't copy the download, but not sure why...oh no not again...I hope your staff can help with this

Answer:silverlight not compatible with my version of windows????

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I am trying to install Microsoft Publisher 2002 program but it gives me
Error 25506. C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\ADO\MSADOR15.DLL is
version 2.10.3711.3 when we require version 2.50.4403.4

I have never run into this before. How do I get the proper msador15.dll file?

Answer:program asks for different version dll file how do i know what version I have etc..

See if this applies:

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ACPI IRQ Holder isn't compatible with this version of Windows

I keep getting disconnected from the internet every now and then. When I run the diagnostic in Windows 7 I get the above error. I searched Google and don't really understand the results I get. One link suggested I get a download from the manufacturer which is Lenovo but when I search for this on their website nothing comes up.

Any suggestions anyone?

Answer:ACPI IRQ Holder isn't compatible with this version of Windows

lola2001 said:

ACPI IRQ Holder isn't compatible with this version of Windows

I keep getting disconnected from the internet every now and then. When I run the diagnostic in Windows 7 I get the above error. I searched Google and don't really understand the results I get. One link suggested I get a download from the manufacturer which is Lenovo but when I search for this on their website nothing comes up.

Any suggestions anyone?Click to expand...

Ok I am assuming a clean win 7 install.

Is there a newer version of this? Info is thin on google and at MS. Both seem to be saying whatever is using that is not responding to the driver winthin an appropriate time.

You can search your computer to see where is is insatalled to h elp give you a clue as to what it is for.

Originally it was a vista file not need in win 7 but I would check it first
Ken J

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Hello, my Laptop recently got a problem logging on due to an RPC server problem.
Though google I found that I can easily fix that through msconfig.

I put in my windows disk to get a command prompt. I navigate to D:/Windows/System32 and run Msconfig.exe, but command prompt shows me the following error:

The version of msconfig.exe is not compatible with the version of windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher.

How can I get msconfig to run through this prompt? If I get it running I think I'll be able to easily fix that RPC problem and be able to log into windows.

I'm running Windows 7 x64


Edit: I just realized this is probably better in the software section. Any way to delete this or move it?

Answer:Msconfig is not compatible with the version of windows (cmd prompt)

Welcome to the forum. Why are you trying to run it from a dvd not normal cmd prompt the dvd may be pre service pack that your on

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Was organizing the SATA connectors in case disconnecting/reconnecting a few HDDs, one with the W7 64 bit OS (H1). Then disconnected all HDDs leaving a new one and installed W7 64 bit on it (H2) with only it connected. Performed fine. Disconnected it (H2) and reconnected the first one (H2) and W7 would not launch, so inserted OS disc and it would repair something (I have no idea what as it did not indicate, I found that to be particular helpful by MS) and then W7 would launch. From there on, any time I switched between the two drives each having the respective OS (H1 or H2), the OS disc would need to be used to repair the unspecified problem and launch Win. Did this a few times until the first OS (H1) the disc no longer could 'repair' what ever needed to be fixed and the famous message follows:

"This version of System Recovery Options is not compatible with the version of Windows you are trying to repair. Try using a recovery disc that is compatible with this version of Windows"

The real (dis)interesting part to all of this, is that yes important data is off on drives other than the OS drive though did have a few files with mostly shortcuts on the desktop. In accessing the first OS (H1) via the second (H2), after fighting through the "access is denied" and "ownership rights" UAL BuSines, only half of the files that were on the desktop are actually in the desktop folder/directory. Is it worth fixing the OS on H1 to get into Windows to see if ... Read more

Answer:system recovery option not compatible with version of windows

Quote: Originally Posted by UserHAL

What happened to files that were on the desktop and what is it with all of these fundamental OS/HDD issues with W7? Wow - epic issues for MS. //Someone should launch a complaint.//

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Using the Recovery Disk multiple times on different partitions did not help the situation. I would guess that your boot partition is messed up because of that. Post a screen shot of your expanded column Disk Management using your Snipping Tool and we will see what you have. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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I have a Nvidia 9500 GT wich works fine in XP. I upgraded to Win 7 Ultimate 32 bit. The correct driver for the card is 280.26 according to the Nvidia site. The card is compatible with Win 7. However, when I attempt too install the card, it says "NVIDIA graphics driver not compatible with this version of Windows". The Nvidia utility also detects an error when it tries to detect the card.

I suspect there may be a chipset issue?

Answer:NVIDIA graphics driver not compatible with this version of Windows

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

You might want to check whether you downloaded the 64-bit version of the graphics driver instead of the 32-bit one. It's an easy mistake to make as I know only too well, having done it myself in the past.

As for your chipset drivers, it won't hurt to get the latest ones for the 32-bit version of Windows 7.

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so i got a couple of bluescreen,i used whocrashed to check and 3 of them were caused by nv4_disp.dll,so i updated my nivida driver..and still,today i got it,how do i update this driver?

On Sat 2009/11/21 a.m. 05:22:21 your computer crashed
This was likely caused by the following module: nv4_disp.dll
Bugcheck code: 0x1000000A (0x912815FF, 0x2, 0x1, 0x80702A8E)
Error: Unknown
Dump file: H:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini112109-03.dmp
file path: H:\WINDOWS\system32\nv4_disp.dll
product: NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 191.07
company: NVIDIA Corporation
description: NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 191.07

Answer:wth is this??NVIDIA Compatible Windows 2000 Display driver, Version 191.07

it may not be the driver it might be something conflicting with it causing the NV4 disp to fault its often the case , however the best course of action is a reinstall , but for now stay away from the 19 set of NV drivers

get these NVIDIA DRIVERS 186.18 WHQL

download and install this Guru3D - Driver Sweeper and read the instructions carefully

uninstall your drivers in control panel , reboot into safemode then run and use driver sweeper (in safemode) then reboot and install your newly downloaded drivers reboot again and test

let us know how you get on

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I need Safesign to recognize my security token allowing me to sign documents. When I installed Threshold 2 it uninstalled version informing it was incompatible. If I try to reinstall it fails to register dlls.

I managed to install the 32 bits version but now no Windows document signer I use recognizes the token. Fortunately I found a Java signer that does but is not practical for mass signn8ng as I have to edit a bat file every time I need to mass sign documents.

Does anyone know if there is a new version of Safesign out there? The developer site just says to contact the credentials provider who still has the same version I use.

Answer:Windows 10 Threshold 2 removed Safesign 64 bits. Is there a compatible version?

Can a moderator edit the thread title? I didn't notice my phone's autocorrect had changed Safesign to Sales ignore...

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I have a question, what is the difference between file version and product version of software?

Answer:Product version and file version

Good question. I have always taken the difference to be this: The "Product version" is the difference between, lets say, Windows XP home and Windows XP Professional, while a "File version" would refer to a change or revision in a particular part of an entire product.

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I was assured that when I updated the current version of Microsoft Professional Pro 2010 (excel, word, Outlook and ACCESS) that all information would be intact and accessible after t he "uninstall- and new install".  The Excel, Word and outlook
are perfect.  However, the Access has been lost in cyber space.  Can this be reclaimed and how can do I get that back.  Need this asap.
Any help would be appreciated

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I have just deleted @BIOS because I just read where it has no known benefit, I did this because my system is running is slow .

In Facebook the settings have altered so I cannot access the title part of frames to click on or the bottom of friends list to see the content,

Also the pages in general have this stupid advertising called Discovery that keeps coming up across the bottom of page

Also there is advertising that keeps coming up over the images of items for sale, this is adverting similar items
Can you please advise how best to get rid of this unwanted advertising and correct other issues please.
Thank you

Answer:Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7

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I have an HP Pavilion Laptop, Windows 7-64bit.
My WMP11 does the following:
1. It clones music titles...even in front of my eyes.
2. Music files disappear.
3. Titles are now assuming wrong names even though content remains.
4. My music files come from my Music Library. Those have not changed or cloned..

5. I deleted WMP11 and re-installed...but all the above errors returned.
6. My Library files are skewed. Music is mixed with Video and with Documents and all around. Why? I dunno.
7. My music library is around 25GB; but it changes with the losses mentioned in #2 above.
8. I tried RealPlayer but their format leaves a lot to be desired by me. Also, it keeps requiring Flashplayer and no matter how many time I download it, it asks for it again.
9. I am 80 years old, not very computer savvy and I'm blessed with Parkinsons. Music is my hobby.
10. HELP.....PLEASE!

Answer:Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7

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I have ugraded to version 1607 and I notice the restart time is 2.5 longer than version 1511. The boot time is about the same on both versions. I also did a clean install of version 1607 and the restart time was still about 2.5 times as long as version 1511.
What is going on with version 1607?

Answer:Why does Windows 10 Version 1607 take about 2.5 times as long to restart as Version 1511 does?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I have ugraded to version 1607 and I notice the restart time is 2.5 longer than version 1511. The boot time is about the same on both versions. I also did a clean install of version 1607 and the restart time was still about 2.5 times as long as version 1511.
What is going on with version 1607? you've checked startup programs? Any that are on by default?
First days can be rough, give it time or wait for the next update patch to get things sorted
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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I am running an "Anytime Upgrade" version of Windows 7 Professional. I have since discovered that sysprep does not function (or is disabled) on "Anytime Upgrade" versions of Windows 7. In other words, if I had purchased a physical
copy of Windows 7 professional then sysprep would be available. Since I did not, sysprep is not available.

Question: If I purchased a full retail version of Windows 7 Ultimate and upgraded my current version of Windows 7 Professional using that DVD could I then regain a working sysprep feature on my laptop?

Thank you in advance. I would upgrade to Windows 10, but my graphics card is not supported by Windows 10. I receive an error from Windows 10 Upgrade .... "Windows 10 is not compatible with your graphics card". 

Any workarounds or advice would be appreciated.

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I installed a Japanese version of windows 10 but then bought an English version and installed that after finding all the menus could not be changed to English during the install.
My question is does the English version overwrite the JP version or are files left on the SSD using up space?
Also in the end I returned the English version cause I found you can add a language pack to the JP version. The problem with this is that if you get a blue screen the Windows messages are in Japanese. So now unless I can change this I'm going to go back to an English version of Windows 10.

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installation on my newly built computer and I don't want to do the double installation trick. I tried using these instructions . But when I went to make the registry changes I couldn't find "...Setup\OOBE" under the CurrentVersion directory. Anyone know how to fix this? I'm a novice regarding the directory so please be very explicit in your instructions. Or is there another way to do a clean install with Windows 7 upgrade? A lot of the instructions on how to do so on Google are obsolete as Microsoft has fixed some of the loopholes.

Answer:Clean installation of Windows 7 from Upgrade version not Full version

Here is a better tutorial on how to do it:

The instructions seem the same, but it does include a file that will do the registry edit for you.

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Classics are much better lol.
I recently hated the New version of the facebook app in windows phone. Even though your making updates on the app itself, i hope you also have the uniqueness of the faceboook on windows phone

Answer:Is the older Facebook version like version 4.1 or version 4.2 possible to re-install?

I don't know about some of the older-yet-not-old versions,
But this might be something you'd appreciate:[XAP]Facebook 2.7 Metro UI | Windows Phone 8 Development and Hacking | XDA Forums

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Yesterday I upgraded one computer from windows 10 version 1607 to version 1703 (OS Build 15063.13) using the Microsoft Update Assistant.
This is disk management on the computer that was upgraded using the Microsoft Update Assistant:

This computer was used to reproduce a Windows defender offline blue screen boot loop.  The troubleshooting menu on a windows 10 1607 iso did not have startup options with safe mode and command prompt to turn off windows driver verifier.  The partitions
on the SSD drive were deleted making the drive unallocated.  Then the windows 10 version 1607 was installed.  And as above it was upgraded to version 1703 yesterday without any problems.  The Windows defender offline incompatibility problem
with Windows driver verifier was tested with windows 10 version 1703 and the blue screen boot loop was fixed by Microsoft so that it is no longer occurs.
A second computer had the option via windows updates to get an early edition of 1703.
This update method was selected and this morning it displayed:
Something went wrong.
Error code 0xc1900200
This computer had Windows 10 version 1607 and also had a Windows defender offline blue screen boot loop.  It was fixed in a store.  There the... Read more

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Right now I'm using windows 10 version 1511 , then I have to install windows update KB3199986 , the bad thing is that I have to upgrade my windows version to 1607 enable to have to install KB3199986? How can I upgrade my windows 10 version 1511 to 1607?? or can I install KB3199986 using my current windows 10 version 1511? Thank you...

Answer:How to upgrade windows version 1511 to version 1607

Go here:
Windows 10

Click the "Upgrade Now" button.

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i just bought a TOSHIBA laptop in China & the windows came in chinese version. I would like to know the correct way to change it to English version as we cannot read in Chinese. My Windows Vista is Basic version & i would like to know will the change has any impact on laptop & will it void the warranty if anyone knows it....I am slow in this so pls guide me step by step. Thank a lot
regards, Peck Cheng

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I just came to the realization that a computer of mine is 64bit even though it has been running the 32bit version of Windows 7.  This came about when some curiosity lead me to the manufacturer's website seeking to learn some specific details about the
computer.  Interestingly there is a statement which says something to the effect that this particular computer was not intended for use with the 32bit version of Windows.  This causes me to assume that it was sold with the 64bit version installed
which was changed after market.  I have no idea how this might have happened insofar as I obtained the computer from a friend who was discarding it.  This friend isn't someone who would know about such things.  I did reinstall the 32bit version
of Windows when I added an SSD drive but did this thinking it was a 32bit computer because it was running the 32bit version of Windows.
While the 32bit version is working fine, I am dependent on some software where support for 32bit has been abandoned.  I'd also like to add more memory and learned that while the computer can support up to 16GB it. apparently, won't use more than 4GB
when running the 32bit version of Windows.
I have quite a bit of work invested in building out the computer with the software I'm using and it would be nice if I didn't have to redo that to upgrade it to 64bit, which is what leads to my question.

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Right now I'm using windows 10 version 1511 , then I have to install windows update KB3199986 , the bad thing is that I have to upgrade my windows version to 1607 enable to have to install KB3199986? How can I upgrade my windows 10 version 1511 to 1607?? or can I install KB3199986 using my current windows 10 version 1511? Thank you...

Answer:How to upgrade windows version 1511 to version 1607

Go here:
Windows 10

Click the "Upgrade Now" button.

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Hello everyone. I think I will be needing some help here again as my last hope. Okay, I recently updated my Norton Antivirus virus definition file via online. And all of the sudden when my friend pasted some of his files onto my computer via external hard disk, things changed unexpectedly. When I double click my D: Drive in windows explorer, it open in a new window which is obviously caused by a virus. Then I checked out my Norton Virus definition file it changed back to 2005. When I updated it using intelligent updater and perform a full system scan in normal mode it is hanging or not responding. But when I run it in safe mode, it did a good job but it detects nothing seems like an odd to me. I am hoping and asking a favor to anyone who is able to give an advice and help. Because I do really have lots of file that I haven't backed up yet in that computer. Thank you so much.~ silverface ~

Answer:Norton Virus Definition File Version Is Modified To An Old Version By A Virus!

See if this scan picks up anything.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malwa... Read more

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Alright, I thought I had the process nailed down, but I'm not having much luck.

I have a new laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit version coming tomorrow. It comes with 4GB of RAM and Windows 7 seems like the first OS that has wide support for the 64 bit version, please correct me if I'm wrong. So I thought I'd upgrade to 64 bit since everyone tells me I can do so, legally, for free, with the key on the sticker on the bottom of the laptop.

So I planned to download the ISO via Bit Torrent and check the hash, as somebody recommended. I installed MD5Summer.

But I'm stuck because I can't seem to find the Hash Checksums for W7 HP 64. Can anybody provide me a link to them on MS's site, or similar?

Anybody got a good BT link to save me from searching myself? I didn't see any that looked like the right version on Demonoid. What should my search term be? "Windows 7 OEM 64"?

I've never installed Windows 7, does the procedure differ from XP? I've installed XP hundreds of times.

What's the best way to verify performance of my new laptop? Free benchmarking program? Website with common benchmarks? I'd like to see if the OS upgrade actually benefits the benchmarks.

Any and all advice is appreciated.

Answer:New Laptop, Want to upgrade from Windows 7 32 bit version to 64 bit version

go to a local mom and pop's PC store and show them your license and they should be able to burn you a 64bit cd for $10 or less

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I have an RCA Cambio 2n1 Tablet running Windows 10 version 1607 (Anniversary Edition). I have a program that I desperately need to run that is only offered for x64 systems. I understand that I have to do fresh install but I cant seem to find one on Microsoft's site. The windows Update Tool doesn't offer the version I need.

Answer:how can I get a version of windows 10 x64 version 1607 for an RCA Tablet 2n1?

Hi Welcome to Window Central! I'm sorry, but I have no idea what your trying to accomplish. Research shows me you are already running 64bit. If that is not the case, you would have to update your OS to a 64bit system. That is not a easy task. Here's link to WC "How to"! How to upgrade from a 32-bit to 64-bit version of Windows 10 | Windows Central
If you need more help, please join the forum!Join the Windows Central Community!

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Which version of .NET Framework is included in which version of Windows ?
Via MSIGeek.

Answer:Which version of .NET Framework is included in which version of Windows ?

Nice information, could be useful bookmarked this one

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i need a 64-bit window version for window 7.

Answer:64-bit compatible version

Do you mean the Hasbro game?Did you try to install it? Did you try comparability mode?Playing to the angelsLes Paul (1915-2009)

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since you're no longer able to download xp sp1, i got a copy off my friend, he has xp home though, and i have xp pro, is there such a thing as xp pro sp1 and xp home sp1? or is there only 1 xp one. what i'm asking is, will this sp1 i have work with my xp pro?


Answer:sp1 compatible with any xp version?

Win XP SP1a

The following should help

I read that you can d/l sp1a for your winxp home

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I had a happily running version of eCalibre running on my XP SP3 machine; but, unfortunately, we had to reload Windows XP, which essentially wiped my "installation files" folder in my Downloads folder. Now, the only version of eCalibre I'm able to find only runs on Vista/7/8. :cry

Gots to have me my e-book converter so I can read fanfiction when I don't have wifi available to me because Sudoku gets really tedious after awhile.

Thanks for any help!

Answer:Looking for an XP SP3-compatible version of eCalibre

Calibre 1.48.0 is the recommended version for xp machines.

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I would like to add a line to my program shortcuts that will change the exit process.

Years ago, I wrote batch files in DOS that would easily do this but in looking at my shortcuts, do not see any way to alter them.


Answer:Is there a Windows version of a bat file?

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In Windows XP we have the file bellow, i need some file like that on Windows 7.


Tanks in advance.

Answer:Windows 7 version in a file

I dont know about a file, but the information is in a registry entry:

Quote: Originally Posted by[quote

How to find windows version, build number and revision number?

Click Start, type regedit and press Enter to open the Windows registry
Navigate to the registry key – HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
On the right panel, you will find the key CurrentBuildNumber.The value of this key is your Windows Build Number. Then find a key called CurrentVersion and its value is your windows version i.e. the version of your windows vista, windows xp, etc. You will also find keys called EditionID and ProductId to know the windows edition and product id.

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I installed batman arkham knight in my lap and error msg occuring while launching the game.Its specs says 6gb is required,but i hav 4gb only,and radeon graphics card is not planning to upgrade my ram to 4gb.My directx version is dx11
Will this helps to run game?

Answer:This version of directx is not compatible error msg.....

Your laptop isn't appropriate for games. You are lacking on CPU, GPU, Memory and broad band internet.

Minimum System Requirements
OS: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67 GHz | AMD Phenom II X4 965, 3.4 GHz
Memory: 6 GB RAM
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660
Graphics Memory: 2 GB
DirectX?: 11
Network: Broadband Internet Connection Required
Hard Drive Space: 45 GB

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I'm in the U.S. and I'm planning to buy a lumia 1520. But I'm not sure which version is compatible with my carrier, which is called ULTRA and uses AWS band 4 as its network. The unlocked RM-940 supports LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz, while unlocked RM-940 supports LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz.

Answer:Which version is compatible with my carrier, unlocked RM-940 or 937?

Originally Posted by nikkijing The unlocked RM-940 supports LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz, this one because AWS uses 1700/ 2100( bands 2/4) the other one doesn't support the 1700/2100

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Hi There!

I am trying to determine what version of a Norton Internet Security upgrade to purchase. I have been able to simply renew my subscription in the past with Norton, however, the most latest Norton edition only works in concert with Win. XP. If I purchase NIS 2005 or some more current security software edition that does not have that requirement will I then be able to get my renewal and virus support definitions from Norton? Seems like this would work. Thanks for your input!!!


Answer:Norton Software Compatible Version(s)

My thoughts are to get rid of Norton completely and get Nod32:

Norton is a huge resource hog and over the last few years I have quit recommending their antivirus at all due to that as well as numerous other problems I have seen with it. If you go with Nod32, you will not regret the change.

Nod32 doesn't come with a firewall, but you can get the free version of Zone Alarm to take care of that part:

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I am setting up a new Ws7x64 laptop. The ERUNT program is not fully usable therewith.

Is there as version that is? If not, can you suggest an alternative Registry backup that does daily, automatic backups?

Thanks, {redoak}

Answer:ERUNT not compatible- new version or substitute?

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Hey all,
I have a scenario.
Say, I have a machine with win7 64 bit installed on it.
As we all know a few software donot have 64 bit versions as yet, so say im now using a 32 bit version of a software xyz. lets call the version v1.
now say, we have newer version available for xyz which goes by the name v2.
now v2 is prepared to support 64 bit and I d obviously want to have that on my machine.
So, if I try to install v2 on my machine , what will happen???
Will v1 cease to exist and get upgraded to v2??
or will a seperate installation happen for v2 with all the corresponding files copied to a newer folder, say C:\\programfile\x64???
Will v1 and v2 coexist?

I would also like to know about the registries, whether they would be any different from the 32 bit ones!

Please answer

Thanks in advance!!

Answer:upgrade of software from 32 to 64 bit compatible version

1) On 32-bit Windows, programs are installed by default into a system folder called Program Files, while OS components and shared libraries are installed into the System32 folder. On 64-bit Windows, apart from the regular Program Files folder, there is a Program Files (x86) folder for 32-bit apps. Also, in addition to the System32 folder, there is a SysWOW64 folder. Somewhat ironically, 64-bit OS components and shared libraries go into the System32 folder, while 32-bit ones go into the SysWOW64 folder.

This arrangement lets 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the same apps to be installed side-by-side on the 64-bit OS without overwriting one another’s files or accessing the wrong versions of the same library.

Registry keys specific to 32-bit apps are stored in a branch under the following key


2) Now, how exactly your particular app behaves would vary from app to app, depending on how each app is designed. E.g. 64 bit win7 has both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of IE8. By default, the 32 bit IE8 runs when you launch IE from locations like the taskbar or a hyperlink.

OTOH, AFAIK, 32 bit Office cannot co-exist with 64 bit. Of course, this may be by design because MS recommends that, for now, customers use the 32-bit version of Office since many of the common Office Add-ins will not run in the 64-bit Office environment.

So, basically I can think of 3 scenarios- one where the 64 bit app would refuse to install if the 32 bi... Read more

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On the download page for Bitdefender Free Version it says that it is Win10 compatible.

However going over to Bitdefender's website and trying to download it from there it says that the free version is not yet Win10 compatible, only the paid version is.

Could someone please clarify whether the free version is indeed Win10 compatible or not?

Answer:Is BitDefender Free version Win 10 compatible?

Hi. Bitdefender free is, indeed, cleared for Win 10. I have been using it and it is great!

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can someone tell me, if java 1.4 and java 1.5 applications can be used on windows 7? Are those versions of java at all compatible with windows 7?
which versions are?


Answer:java version compatible with window 7 ??

Hello TurboJupi, welcome to the Windows 7 Forum(s)!

I think your question is not so much if Windows 7 is compatible, but more, if the current Java platform is backward compatible.

I found this on the Internet, might help you.

Java version history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I am sure someone else here can tell you more.

Have a nice day!


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I just downloaded a new version of iTunes, now it is not compatible with another program. Is there a way to revert back to the old version without losing my songs? Kind of rookie at this

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hey guys here i go again.
where could i download a symantec that is win98 compatible, and whats that version of that?



Answer:where to find a symantec version that is compatible with win98se

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Hello, I've installed UFT 12.02 on my laptop (Win 8.1) which has java version 8 update 65. After installing UFT, I tried to execute few scripts. After sometime noticed that Java console is erased. Later tried to download latest version of Java but couldn't. is UFT 12.02 compatible with higher versions of Java (8 and above) Thanks,SB

Answer:Is latest version of Java (8 update 65) compatible with UFT ...

Partial SOLUTION. I kept having problems with the setup or Java re-install aborting (something like a 1608 error...) The ultimate workaround, was to DELETE the JRE folder under HP/HPE's  UFT directory (since UFT was using it's own JRE that somehow conflicted with other JAVA installs) -- -AND- I removed all the ENVIRONMENT variables that dealt with "JAVA".   After that the JAVA setup would work without failure. Getting UFT install back so that it doesn't clobber the JAVA8 is the next step...

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I'm trying to help a friend who is even less technically inclined than myself with a Dell laptop a few years old running Windows XP. She wants free antivirus (she wants Avast) and the free version of Spyware Doctor that you can get off the google pack. It is my understanding, if I'm not mistaken, that this version of Spyware Dr. is anti spyware only, not anti virus.
Is Avast anti virus and this version of Spyware Doctor compatible? Will having both of them on the same computer cause any problems?
Thank you, help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Avast and free version of Spyware Dr. compatible?

The most recommended anti-spyware programs here on TSG are Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and SuperAntiSpyware. You can get both for free and run weekly scans. If you want real-time scanning, you'll have to get the paid versions. However, remember not to run more than one in real-time... They both work with Avast.

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I've noticed that a new BIOS version (v 1.90) for Satellite L500 Notebooks. My model - PSLS3A-01301D does not appear in the list of L500 models on the MyToshiba website, and I am very wary of installing the update incase it turns my laptop into a very expensive paperweight. Could anyone give me an idea if this new BIOS update is safe for my model?

Thanks in advance,


Answer:Satellite L500 - Is BIOS version 1.9 compatible?

Hi Evan,

On which Toshiba website you have searched? Notebooks are country specific products and by using Google I have founded your notebook on the Australian page:

If your notebook model doesn?t appear in the compatibility list, I think this update is not compatible to your model.

Furthermore why you want to update it? This update should only be done if your notebook doesn?t work properly. Otherwise it?s not necessary to make a BIOS update!!!

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WOW, talk about having a bad year and a really bad week.

Long story short, use Migrate Easy to move the Windows 7 OS (w/Sp1) to a newer SSD drive and everything seemed to worked fine as this morning I still had Windows Desktop on the PC, for some reason I did a restart and it did not wanted to start so I pulled the old Win 7 DVD and got the following error: see image 01

So of course I suspected a corrupt registry or MBR when I did the migration and/or swap... no biggie I thought, let me pull out my Win 7 DVD and do a system repair, it should take but a few minutes.

Well, here I am 5 to 6 hours later with a doozy of a problem. No matter what I do or try I keep coming up with the same error (see Image02)... I have tried my Original Win 7 Ultimate 64bit DVD. I have also downloaded a clean copy of Win 7 Ultimate 64bit w/SP1 ISO and burn it to a DVD and last but not least... tried the Win7 USB/DVD Tool and tried to recover from a USB stick. I have also swapped back to the original SSD and same issue and error. I have tried disconnecting the 1.5TB Data HDD just in case that was causing all the commotion but to no avail.

So finally I decide to give up the ghost, throw the towel and make, yet, a new installation of the Win 7 OS and I can not even do that as I get the following error when I do... see FullInstall-Error image

NO, I can not get into Windows or use Safe Mode or even get to the options screen where you can go to the Command Prompt or check the Memory or do a system... Read more

Answer:This version of System Recovery Options is not compatible...

You need to boot the DVD in UEFI mode, screenshot 3 is Windows 7 x64 installed in UEFI mode.

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On my Pavilion dv6-7043cl, with Windows 7 (64-bit), I had been using the Intel WiDi successfully to view my computer screen on my 50 " LG 3D Smart TV, except for the display of 3D images processed into the correct 3D TV format by a well-tested program (Stereoscopic Player).   In order to try to solve the 3D problem, I updated the Intel WiDi with the latest version on the Intel Website, only to find out that I had missed a message stating that a different HP OEM version of WiDi was configured by HP for the maverick graphics processor on my dv6, requiring update by HP software.  As a result, subsequent attempts to use the Intel-updated WiDi failed;  the computer to TV connection was detected, but on the TV screen, instead of getting a duplicate of my computer screen, I got a box in the lower right corner, stating something like "Miracast connecting".  After that box disappeared, nothing happened on the TV, and the connection message on the computer changed back to "disconnected."  I tried rebooting -- tried again, same result.  Went through HP Support Assistant, drilling down to my computer description and looking at the update list.  Under something like "Displays and Multimedia." I found the HP update for Intel WiDi, and tried to apply it.  Unfortunately, the result was a message that I had "already installed a more recent version" (apparently the update I had applied from the Intel web site).  Accordingly, I th... Read more

Answer:Reinstall Intel WiDi, HP compatible version, on 64-bit Win 7...

Hi: I found the Intel Wireless Display Software under the Multimedia driver section on your notebook's support and driver page. Naturally, I would have thought it would have been listed under the wireless driver section... This package contains the Intel Wireless Display Software for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The Intel Wireless Display Software enables users to display information and video on a remote monitor or TV that is equipped with a device that supports the Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology. This software only runs on systems that meet the prerequisites specified by Intel. File name: sp63552.exe Moral of the story...expect the unexpected. 

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My lap top is approx 3 years old, it came with windows media player, my lass believes she deleted some files, she has no idea what. the result windows media player stoppped playing dvd's, we then downloaded a free player this then corrupted asking for other codecs to be downloaded.

Rather than getting other players or downloading add ons is there any way of reinstalling the windows media player or checking what it is that is missing and replacing repairing it??

Answer:Windows Xp Media Player File Version 11

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Hello everybody! I need your help. I wanna reinstall windows7 home premium but I can't find where I can download the iso file to burn it on a disc. Can you tell me what I can do? Also, I asked to a microsoft technician but he told me that they can't help me because my license is OEM and he told me that I had to contact with DELL to get the iso file for my laptop. I'm using a DELL N5010. Please, help me because I wanna get Windows 10.

Answer:I am looking for the iso file of Windows 7 Home Premium OEM version

Hi Marin
Windows has stopped providing the iso image to the general public for some reason best know to them. but i guess this conversation will help you since you you already have the license
Please let me if that work for you

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Legacy Access 2000 runtime application installed on Windows 8. All fine and dandy except when I tried to install an update of the application. The update is automatic, the back end mdb is restructured and then the front-end mde is replaced and linked to the back end mdb. But when it came time to run the new version, the old version of the mde kept getting executed instead. At first I thought there was a problem with the install, but all checked out okay. Then I manually performed the update, and manually replaced the mde with the new version. No matter what I did or re-did, the shortcut used to open Access and run the mde kept executing the old version.

I then deleted the mde file. Opening the shortcut STILL executed the old version of the mde, even though it was now in the recycle bin!

I copied the new mde into the folder. Opening the shortcut STILL executed the old version of the mde!

I renamed the mde, then changed the shortcut to use the new mde filename. FINALLY now the new version executed! I renamed the mde back to its original name, changed the shortcut accordingly, and all was finally OK.

Can someone please explain what was happening and how I can avoid this in the future?

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Hello, can someone tell me the syntax I would use in a batch file (logon script) that checks the OS version? I want to use a logon script that only performs a function on XP machines as opposed to earlier versions. Thanks!

Answer:how to check windows version in batch file

If your using VB Script then you can try this:Code: [Select]strComputer = "."
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" _
   & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")

Set colOperatingSystems = objWMIService.ExecQuery _
   ("Select * from Win32_OperatingSystem")

For Each objOperatingSystem in colOperatingSystems
   Wscript.Echo objOperatingSystem.Caption & " " & _
Next     If you parse objOperatingSystem.Version you can extract the info you need.      OR with a .bat fileCode: [Select]@echo off
ver > dummy.txt
for /f "tokens=1-4" %%i in (dummy.txt) do (if %%k=="XP" whatever
del dummy.txtYou will have to make some adjustments depending on your situation.Hope this helps.  

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Just joined, am at beginner level. I have been to three other places in the past months trying to get an answer to this question, including the firefox site, where my question was marked solved without my permission! I am on an older computer, and it works fine and I cannot afford a new one, and don't want a new one. My processor is about 927 mhz. I have something called adobe shockwave player. It is version 9. Firefox is my browser. For months a yellow bar at the top of my screen has been telling me to upgrade to adobe flash 11. What is with all the names, adobe flash, flash player, shockwave flash; are they all the same thing?? Anyway, this yellow bar is almost continuous. The problem with upgrading to flash 11 is that it requires a much faster processor than mine, and too much memory. So I have been trying to upgrade to something in the version 10 flash thing, but when I have been able to find older versions, they never give the system requirements.
I need to know what the system requirements are. I need to know if the version is light on memory. And at these rare sites that have old things, it is a manual download, and they then tell you to 'unzip' the file. I have no idea of what that means. I would much appreciate help with this. Please don't tell me to get another processor, another browser, etc. I need to solve this problem, and this is the equipment I have. Thank you.

Answer:trouble getting updated version of flash compatible with my system

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System/software Info:
On a fairly new Toshiba labtop. Windows 7 Home Premium Addition (64-bit). Microsoft Office 2010. All worked.

Now when I attempt to open word documents or even word, itself, I receive the following error:

"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher."

Troubleshooting so far:
- Antivirus run was clear.
- I'm able to launch other 2010 programs/files (like Excel, Powerpoint) without issue.
- Confirmed file associations appear to be normal.
- Attmepted to launch word in safe mode -- same error.

Appreciate any help on this particular issue (or pointing me to a place to read up on this one).



Answer:Version not compatible error when attempting to launch winword.exe

Hello camofchris, welcome to Seven Forums.

You might find the following Microsoft Article useful reading:
Choose the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Microsoft Office - Word -

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Hi is there anyway i can do this? also i dont know how to do it from the bios can you help me?

i also want to make sure there are no traces of vista and all data is gone.

additional informartion:

toshiba satellite a500
4gb ram
500gb hd

Answer:Clean install with upgrade version without windows.old file?

Hello Johhny,

Sorry, but no. However, you can just delete the Windows.old folder afterwards to regain the HDD space.

Windows.old Folder - Delete

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Hope this helps,

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I have following 2 laptops with the mentioned details.

Notebook 1:-
(HP Pavilion dv2000)
OS: Windows XP professional Version 2002 Service pack 2
Local Area Connection Device Name: Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connection
Notebook 2:-
(HP Pavilion tx2000)
OS: Windows Vista Home Premium
Local Area Connection Device Name: NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller

I don't have any kind of internet connectivity.
My only purpose is to share my files in both of these notebooks between each other.
How can I achieve this? I tried googling this but could not found anything desired.

I am totally novice to networking.So if possible provide me some detailed steps to set up the desired networking and what all will be required to set up the same.

Also when I execute "ipconfig" command on any of the above mentioned machines I get the message "media disconnected".Can anybody explain me the reason behind this?
Thanks in advance.


Answer:Enabling File sharing between two laptops having different version of Windows

"Media disconnected" means your either network interface devices are turned off or if on, nothing is plugged into the ethernet port and/or your wireless card is not connected to a network.

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Trend Micro Pattern File for Windows v9.627

The Official Pattern Release or OPR is Trend Micro's latest compilation of patterns for identified viruses. It is guaranteed to have passed a series of critical tests to ensure that customers get optimum protection from the latest virus threats.

Date: 2012-12-31
Size: 72.62 MB
License: Freeware
Requires: Win 8\ Win 7\ Vista\ 03 \XP


Download Link:

Direct Download:
Dowload here.

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So, to make a long story short, I have a computer I'm supposed to fix for a friend. It gets lots of graphics artifacts, black boxes, colored dots, etc. It has an Asrock motherboard (an unusual board with both AGP and PCI-E) and a GeForce 7900gs (AGP).

After much reading, I have determined that this is a solved problem . Its a driver problem on Asrock boards with nvidia AGP graphics cards. The solution is to install a (very) old version of the nvidia drivers (forceware 97.52). This is described by user Brainwashed here:
Wonky Screen Corruption Problem

But I am having trouble finding and installing a win7, 64bit version of this driver. I know one exists, because in the very next reply in that thread, user Vighi says he found one for Vista64, and it worked (he has win7). But he doesn't give a link to it.

I tried to find one on my own with google. I found this one:
v97.52 VISTA 64bit | Nightly Build - LaptopVideo2Go Forums

But its on a laptop video website, and might be for a laptop video card. Its also a "modified Inf" driver, whatever that means. Anyway, I ran the setup file, but it wouldn't install. In safe mode, it said it couldn't find a driver compatible with my hardware. In normal mode, it says I have the wrong operating system, that it won't work with a 64bit OS.

Thoughts? Its really frustrating having identified the problem, and found a solution that almost everyone says worked for them, but not be able to make it work myself.

Thanks guys!

Answer:Finding a win7, 64bit compatible version of an old nVidia driver...

You can use the vista driver if you install it in compatibility mode

Right click the installer>properties>compatibility>chose vista.

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It seems I am experiencing a number of problems with windows media player as it pertains to the DAW files which I am recording on and the inability of WMP to play and then record tose files to burn a disc on windows E. This is especially true with WAV
and MP3 formats which are the most widely used. I don't understand why windows would make an application that hardly communicates with any other industry standard. My particular problem is with Presonus, but I am sure this is a widespread problem. Is ther
any other application you can suggest that wil;l communicate seemlessly with DAWs that I can utilize?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.20GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2047 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 Series , 1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476929 MB, Free - 235874 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, MS-7518, 1.0, To be filled by O.E.M.
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

Okay so, I don't know if this matters but, I'm currently running my system in safe-mode with networking so it wont reboot on me.

So, a few days ago, in the middle of watching Red Riding Hood, my computer rebooted. Since then, it's gotten to the point where the computer reboots every few minutes, any time I log on and try to run anything, be it virus scans or whatever. And if I don't try to run anything, it will work for awhile then freeze up at which point I'll have to do a hard reboot. In safe mode, I've run both my virus programs, McAfee and Malwarebytes. Neither come up with any viruses. However, when I run CCleaner, it seems to come up with a couple of windows related issues, which it says it fixes but, it doesn't solve my issue.

So figuring windows got corrupted somehow, I wanted to reinstall. But BIOS doesn't recognize my dvd rom.

Once IN windows, it recognizes the dvd drive and installs it, but when I look at the device manager, it's installed ... Read more

Answer:Computer IssuesTech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Micro

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2039 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152616 MB, Free - 111770 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1468
Antivirus: Avira Desktop, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled I HAVE MICROSOFT ESSENTIAL AND NO TRACES OF AVIRA ANY WHERE. Cannot understand why appears Avira.

After having troubles to update AVG 2013, I uninstalled-imstalled-uninstalled it and tried both with Avira and currently Microsoft essentials. After that, I have had anykind of troubles as generel alleatorilly slowness, crashing PC at tyring to close programs, unusefullness of upper right usual three butons (being necessary to go to task administrator), unfilling of desk icons, Revo charging extremely slow, etc. The last troublle (this is not new) that I cannot update net work frame and it appears a windows asking me for looking for a path (the file they need is in C:\ but in a different chain that proposed by them [I cannot fix it]).

Cookiegal, a wonderful person and most acquainted people has been helping me with all types of fixing, cleaning, etc., but I think these troubles above should be asked here.

Last searching was with Malawarebytes that disclosed nothing bad (I performed reciprocal exclusions with Microsoft essentia... Read more

Answer:General troublesTech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Micr

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I have an ATT Lumia 920 running wp 8.1. I'm trying to access's desktop version but it always stubbornly shows the mobile version. I already have desktop checked as preferred in the IE settings. Please help!

Answer:Websites show mobile version even when desktop is checked as the preferred version

I just tried it & had no problem displaying the full (desktop) site / logging in to my account / etc
There are some sites which will stubbornly display mobile site, even when explicitly requesting desktop site ...
I use UC Browser (set in desktop mode) for those sites.
You should try clearing your browser cache ...

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hi there

i new to all of this update bios thing and i just learned how to do it today (or so i hope...)

but i still too scared to give it a try because

1. i never done it before and scare to loss my mobo

2. i don't know what the stable version for it

3. scare from blackout.. (lol)

anyway i need help from other user that have the same mobo that i do and update his bios allready before (it will really help if you even update it to the last version) ... i need to know if the very last version (Version 2003) of my mobo Bios is stable for it and not case any "side effects" ... because i saw some situations in the past when people update their bios and the results was : they got blue screens nonstop in different situations ,got only black screen after the pc start up,was force to format their pc (in really rare cases), make hardwares to stop wroking, make the pc slower, and etc. i really scared to try it also beacuse i don't know if there is any way to restore the bios to it older version after i update it

my motherbored is ASUS P7P55D (normal one, not deluxe and etc) which i bought in the end of 2009

and my bios version is still the same (i never update my bios before)

Uploaded with

and it really old.

you can see my build at my profile.

thanks ahead to all these who will help.

p.s if you can tell me what the steps you done in order to install your bios i really appreciate it (just want to be 10000% sure that i won't do somethi... Read more

Answer:does ASUS P7P55D motherbored last Bios version (Version 2003) stable?

It's probably a good thing that you are scared.

A BIOS generally should not be updated unless you are having issues and have a strong reason to believe that a BIOS update will resolve those issues.

Why do you want to update the BIOS?

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Hi all

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418 Hotfix Version is Released!!!

Hi All,

We have released CCAV v1.8.407387.418 to fix following critical issue:

? In certain special cases invalid certificate could be considered valid in Win 8 and above.

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418


MD5: 1933c0b9b58a3730f6e07f1ee3a5c40f
SHA-1: 73f7216db73077fe4a5bd2479cfaecf3cf6ae091

You should receive update notification.

This is the only change made in this version.

We are working on a new and improved version of CCAV, planned by month end, that will have significant improvement with respect to Valkyrie integration with CCAV.

Additionally team is also working on a new GUI, planned in Feb-end, allowing multiple GUI themes.

Please keep your suggestions coming.

Thank you for all your support, we are determined to make CCAV a better product with every new release.


With best Regards

Answer:Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418 Hotfix Version is Released!

Mops21 said:

Hi all

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418 Hotfix Version is Released!!!

Hi All,

We have released CCAV v1.8.407387.418 to fix following critical issue:

? In certain special cases invalid certificate could be considered valid in Win 8 and above.

Comodo Cloud Antivirus version 1.8.407387.418


MD5: 1933c0b9b58a3730f6e07f1ee3a5c40f
SHA-1: 73f7216db73077fe4a5bd2479cfaecf3cf6ae091

You should receive update notification.

This is the only change made in this version.

We are working on a new and improved version of CCAV, planned by month end, that will have significant improvement with respect to Valkyrie integration with CCAV.

Additionally team is also working on a new GUI, planned in Feb-end, allowing multiple GUI themes.

Please keep your suggestions coming.

Thank you for all your support, we are determined to make CCAV a better product with every new release.


With best Regards
Mops21Click to expand...

Protection against MBR (Petya ransomware) should be integrated. Bypasses THIS MALICIOUS ccav.

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I have Windows 7 sp 1. I recently purchased my new MSOFFICE 2013 and tried to install it. I accidently indicated to install the Spanich Version without my realizing I had done so. Upon completion I found the wrong language version was installed. I want the English version. How can I correct this error. I tried to uninstall the MSOFFICE, and then reinstall, but the program now only gives me the Spanish version for installation.....

Answer:Solved: Insatlled Spanish version INSTEAD of ENGLISH version of Office 2013

I think you could try a language pack.

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Hello,Few days ago I run Lenovo software update utility. There was an update available for the dolby audio driver and I applied it. Since then every time I reboot the computer the dolby audio application fails to start (it is in the start up). The message displayed is "The current Dolby audio driver version is 7.2.8000.14 and the software application expects driver version 7.2.7000.7. Please install a valid driver and software application combination." There is no available download for the application in the support section of Lenovo's website. This problem caused some applications to stop working (e.g. Spotify reports an error with the sound card and fails to play music).Please, advice. Thank you.


Go to Solution.

Answer:T530: Dolby Audio: driver version and application version mismatch

Welcome to Lenovo Community! tpuser_00How about try rolling back to previous driver that works?Go to Start > Control Panel > Device Manager > Sound, video and game controllers > double click Realtek >  click on Drivers tab > click on Roll Back Driver.
Have a nice day! 
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Bitdefender Free has the same protection technologies that its paid version? The efficiency of the free version is same as the paid version?

Answer:The efficiency of the free version of Bitdefender Internet Security the same as the paid version?

I don't see why it wouldn't be, yes it has less features and is less configurable,
But you get the same award winning engine that powers the paid version.

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I have an e machine.It is a penn #4.I us excell for my business programs.It has locked twice and showed down at the bottom of the screen mci error how can I fix this.I have used this computer for years and this just started.

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I am in the process of upgrading my trusty file server that has been running Ubuntu 6.1 since 2007. I havent touched that box till now. I am wondering to upgrade to the latest version of ubuntu, do i need to reformat or there is some way for me to update the kernel?

I am striving to learn about linux and everything is very new to me. I really do not want to reformat as that will nuke all my samba configs...can someone advise me?

Answer:Upgrading Ubuntu from version 6 to latest version - do i need to reformat/install?

You want to do a dist-upgrade.

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How to remove Danish version WinOS7 and replace with Uk version WinOS7.
Or Duel boot UK OSWin7 leaving the Danish version OS Win7 on the system.
What is the easy way round.

Answer:Remove Dainish Win7 for UK version or Duel boot the UK version.

Firstly - Do you need to retain the Danish version? If not and you have the Win 7 install disk (UK version) Boot from that, format and do a FULL install. Then download and install the Service Packs bearing in mind that all software will have to be reinstalled.
If you want to Dual Boot then here are the instructions for doing so (then remove the Danish version at a later from the boot menu) enter link description here
There's also a way to just change the language pack which I am giving you 2 links to have a look at and for you to decide - I have never used this method so I can't advise any further enter link description here enter link description here

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Im running windows 98 se ( sometimes it say running sever edition of windows ???? ) whatever that means?, 96 mb RAM dial up connection, ????

Answer:XMS driver version 3.9 Extended memory speification version 3.0 not installed

The most common cause of this error is faulty RAM.

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I have got Battlefield 1942 multiplayer demo version 1.0 and on most listed game servers it gives me an error "Wrong version, do you want to update?". But on clicking either Yes or No thereafter it again lists the same game servers and nothing seems to be updated.

What shall I do?


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I want to reinstall XP.

I set the computer to boot to the CD drive.

Then I got an error message saying "No boot record found" (referring to the XP Home CD) in the CD drive, so the XP CD will not boot (I guess).

Then I rebooted by turning off the computer and turning the computer on via the switch taking me to the desktop.

I clicked on the CD drive icon so I could get access to the XP CD.

I clicked on the "reinstall XP" option but then I got the message saying I could not reinstall XP because the version on my hard drive is newer than the XP version on my XP-Home CD.

I have Acronis so I can wipe the disc clean.

However, if I wipe disc clean and reboot with an Acronis emergency CD, what do I do after I reboot using the emergency CD?


Answer:Solved: Unable To Reinstall XP Because Installed Version Is Newer Than CD Version

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It resolves to: which is not found at least at this time. This is version:  3.05-3.06  which includes some fixes for Windows 7 and for x64 systems this is the method necessary for updating BIOS.

X201s 1440x900 LED backlight 2.13 GHz, 8 GB, Intel X25-M 160 GB SSD, Intel 6200 a/b/g/n, BT, 6-cell, 9-cell, Windows Ultimate 7 x64 SP1 RC, 3G/4G WiFi Hotspot, Lenovo USB to DVI converter

Answer:Latest version of X200/X200s ISO CD version of BIOS missing

Yep looks like that link is broken. I've found that this type of Lenovo support site error ususally gets fixed within 24 hours after I report it through the Site feedback link on the left of the site pages.

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When you install a trial version of an AVG security product on your Windows PC you may not feel convinced to buy premium model. However, you may like to continue the use of free version. This is only possible when you uninstall the trial version and download the copy of the free antivirus program thereafter. The AVG Downgrader application helps you complete this process with ease. The program converts trial versions of AVG products into AVG Free. You can download the application from AVG's website under tools and diagnostic utilities section. You will need to restart the system to finalize the downgrade to AVG Free Antivirus.

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I am running an exe but after 2 hours following event is logged in application event.
Dot net framework 2.0
windows project
windows xp

Hanging application abc.exe, version, hang module hungapp, version, hang address 0x00000000.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at

Please Help

Thanks in Advance.
Ashok Salve.

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This is really bothering me...

Someone I know said it might have something to do with bandwidth or something...

Answer:Why is the Asus 8800GT 512mb version more expensive then the 1024mb version on this..

They look exactly the same to me. Could it be that the 512MB version comes with Company of Heroes ? Opposing Fronts? You don't get it with the 1GB card.

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going to buy full version soon but will do i need to unistall my trial version and download new kaspersky full version?

Answer:buying full kaspersky version, do i need to unistall trial version?

If you already have the trial version of the Kaspersky product you want to buy, you can leave it installed and enter the licence key to activate it, simple as that. However, if you buy an edition different than the one you have in trial, then you'll need to uninstall the trial edition and install the edition you'll buy.

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Is there a difference between the MSDN subscription version of Vista Ultimate and the Retail version that would cause the Virtual Server2005 R2 SP1 installation to fail on a PC upgraded from Home Premium (retail version) to Ultimate (MSDN subscription version)?

I have a Vista x64 Home Premium that came loaded with software from the manufacturer that I would lose if I were to overwrite it by a new installation from my MSDN subscription version of Vista Ultimate.

If I install Vista Ultimate as a brand new installation, Virtual Server installation works fine.

But if I install Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 after I upgraded Vista Home Premium to Vista Ultimate, I get the following error at the last phase of the installation: ?Windows Installer has stopped working? and then it sends to Microsoft the attached 3 files.

I even tried Windows Installer 4.5 but it did not work either:

Any idea why the upgraded version fails to install Virtual Server 2005 whereas the brand new installation of the MSDN subscription Vista Ultimate works?

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I noticed that alot of people post snapshots of errors and screens...
I would like to get a snipping tool that is compatible with Vista home basic..

Any Suggestions??

Also I know there is a tool that clears msconfig from obselete entrys...What is the best free one to get??

Answer:Where To Get A snipping tool full version free, not trial version

Just go to search and type snipping tool, its part of your operating system. It works great.

Part 2
Although safe, I would leave the default settings, except for the one registry adjustment that you want, if not already set.
My settings

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My Lumia 930 has been stuck on version 10116 for a while now.
I am on the Insider Slow Program.
My Service provider is CV GBIE or Vodafone.
Is anyone having this problem, if so how can I force an update to next version?

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I joined the Insider Preview Program 4 months ago. I regularly updated all builds but since about 3 weeks, I do not receive any updates. I know that the last build is 10532 but I do not receive those updates. I contacted Microsoft this morning and they tell me that th1 10240 is a version for developers and that I am not supposed to have this version.

Since I installed Windows 10 Insider Preview over my Windows 8.1, what can I do to remain in the Program but moving up to version 10532?

I hope my question is clear (I'm French Canadian).

Thanks in advance for your response.


Answer:My Insider Preview version blocked at version th1 10240 professional

Is settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update -> Advanced Options set for "Get insider builds"?

Sorry for my English, I don't speak French at all :-)

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