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running a program within a flash application within IE7

Question: running a program within a flash application within IE7

I have a flash application running within a secure site. The program uses resources such as video clips and powerpoint presentations. Video clips work OK, but when I ask it to open a .ppt, a popup window appears briefly and then disappears again.
Popup blocker is disabled, and I don't have google or yahoo toolbars.
It's running in a trusted site with all the settings set to minimum security.
there is nothing wrong with the ppt - it runs perfectly on my pc, and from within my secure site.
And (perhaps crucially) it all works perfectly in Firefox!

This all leads me to conclude that there is a setting in IE7 that is wrong, but I can't for the life of me figure out what.

Can anybody help?
The ppt is one of the Resources within the SCORM-compliant "OCR PE AS level Teaching Support" from Heinemann. This is running as a course within the Fronter VLE. (Just on the off-chance that there is someone with specific knowledge of this!)

Thanks in advance.


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Preferred Solution: running a program within a flash application within IE7

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Answer: running a program within a flash application within IE7

Welcome to TSF

What type of anti-virus & security programs are installed? I know Norton Security has some type of popup blocker in their settings.

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I'm getting a super annoying error. I get a popup window seen in the following page:

I tried both of the things in that article, and neither works. Any ideas on how I can fix this?

Answer:Adobe Flash Player 9 - Where is the debugger or host Application Running

Hi -

What are you generally doing when you receive the screen (e.g., Internet, other application not involving internet, etc...)? Do you debug app crashes or kernel dumps - or is that one of the mysteries here?



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Having come to the PC Advisor website can anyone please tell me how to stop the advert for the G3 service appearing in the middle of the stuff I wish to read.

Answer:Flash program running on this website.

Try a popup stopper if you use Internet Explorer.Or try a different browser - eg Mozilla which has its own built in popup stopper.

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[FONT=&quot]HI there,


For the last month I've had a bewildering laundry list of problems with my computer. Firefox 37.0.1 started using superhigh CPU to open and load pages. Then Thunderbird and Avast! began to do the same when connecting to the internet for download[FONT=&quot]s/updates[/FONT]. Then my printer ditto. When printing, I can't do anything else. (It's Brother MFC 4500+, an ancient workhorse that's never given me a day's trouble.)

Then my mouse went on the fritz; swapped out to another mouse and got the same problem---the pointer freezes and restarts intermittently, then freezes altogether. I can get it working again by unplugging the USB and plugging it in again, but the fix is temporary, maybe hours, maybe seconds. Every now and then I get a Windows message in the taskbar tray tha[FONT=&quot]t "something has happened" and [/FONT]the system can't recognize my USB device.

The problems didn't happen all at once, but rather in the sequence that I've noted. I've run different antivirus and malware and rootkit scans repeatedly, but all come up clean. FWIW, I run good computer utilities every week or so, so the system is squeaky clean that way. I've been limping along.

[/FONT][FONT=&quot]THE NEW & BIZARRE DEVELOPMENT (at least, so it seems to me):

[/FONT][FONT=&quot]I was looking in my Program Files folder when the computer generally ... Read more

Answer:XP Task Manager shows Program Files folder running as an application

Hi I'm not sure what's all going on but the program thing will show up if you have it running. Can you click on it and end the task??

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I need to create a short marketing intro for the business I am working for and would like to find a program that let's me create this fairly easily without using Adobe Flash Pro or their products.

Is there anything that'll let me do this?

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I have xp Pro with sp3 but cant install any flash programs.They dont run at all after installation and come out as error need to close.Amara says I need to download flash player and does not open.Other programs Ive installed dont run at all.I can see flash websites ok.I use firefox and all the other progs are fine.Adobe Flash works without problems.Heres my hijack this log.Heelp!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:57:57 PM, on 5/30/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20772)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:E:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeE:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeE:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEE:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeE:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exeE:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\RegMgr\iviRegMgr.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeE:\Program Files\PerfectDisk2008\PD91Agent.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeE:\WINDOWS\system32\PSIService.exeE:\Program Files\Common Files\Protexis\License Service\PsiService_2.exeE:\Program Files\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindServiceAE.exeE:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exeE:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exeE:\Program Files\Utilities\VisualTooltip\VisualToolTip.exeE:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exeE:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEE:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEE:\Progra... Read more

Answer:Problem running flash programs.Only Adobe Flash works.

You say:QuoteOnly Adobe Flash worksthen:Quotebut cant install any flash programsWhat programs?

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I have xp Pro with sp3 but cant install any flash programs.
They dont run at all after installation and come out as error need to close.
Amara says I need to download flash player and does not open.
I can see flash websites ok.
I use firefox and all the other progs are fine.
Adobe Flash works without problems.

Heres my hijack this log.Heelp!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:54:43 PM, on 5/29/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20772)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
E:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exe
E:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
E:\Program Files\Utilities\VisualTooltip\VisualToolTip.exe
E:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
E:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
E:\Program Files\Common Files\Corel\Corel PhotoDownloader\Corel Photo Downloader.exe
E:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
E:\Program Files\Audio Sandbox\SRSSSC.exe
E:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
E:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
E:\Program Files\Common Files\InterV... Read more

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How do i run SRVMGR.EXE on a Windows 7 box to manage Windows XP and Windows 2003 server.
This tool runs on Windows XP but not on Windows 7.

Answer:Application popup: SRVMGR.EXE - System Error : The program can't start because NETUI0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

To run Server Manager on Windows 7 you need to download and install the Remote Server Management toolkit from MS.

Info link:

Download link:

Hope this helps.Spencer
TechNet Community Support

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I wonder if someone would be able to have a look over my log?
Win32/Somoto.A application and Win32/ELEX application found after running eset online scanner and deleted, i am not sure if I have any other nasties hiding so your help would be very much appreciated?

Answer:Win32/Somoto.A application and Win32/ELEX application found after running eset online scanner

Please post any logs that you have. We will be more than happy to have a look.

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Was running IE9, a flash game is playing, first IE9 crashes, then BSOD.

Dell XPS 8100 Win 7 HP OEM 8GB RAM EVGA GeForce GT240 Intel X-25M80 C: + two SATA HDDs as D: and E:

Info as per attached file.

I suspect the flash plugin crashing the video driver.

Thanks in advance

Answer:BSOD while running IE9 (flash plugin running)

Quote: Originally Posted by speedy1971

Was running IE9, a flash game is playing, first IE9 crashes, then BSOD.

Dell XPS 8100 Win 7 HP OEM 8GB RAM EVGA GeForce GT240 Intel X-25M80 C: + two SATA HDDs as D: and E:

Info as per attached file.

I suspect the flash plugin crashing the video driver.

Thanks in advance

No DMP files included in upload please try this method
We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

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

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.
To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
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Question: flash application

i need help to fix flash application problem. please somebody help. im getting a popup window "name:my flash application" message "class not registered". how to fix this for my x200 tablet on windows vista?  

Answer:flash application

See this link -
Important to use Internet Explorer (and not Firefox) to visit the adobe site to reinstall the flash player.

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When I run any DOS game like Allen Border's Cricket, etc. my system's performance degrades drastically when I run the same along with any media player like RealOne or Windows Media Player 9.
What exactly happens is that while I'm playing this DOS Game with its options of Music and Fx turned off for less memory consumption and at the same time I'm listening to any music with the option of Visualisation selected to 'None', again to free up memory, but still my system becomes slow, the music stops in between & resumes playing by itself, the game also becomes slow and then again starts working properly long with the music.

I fail to understand that inspite of having 512 MB DDRSD Ram & 1.9 Ghz processor still then why is the performance so poor even when I've disabled most of the options that consume more memory!

Please help sooooon!!!

Answer:Performance drastically degrades on running a DOS program alongwith any other program

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Hi,My laptop was suddenly attacked by a virus when Firefox was unable to block a pop-up ad. Something happened and numerous screens began popping up from Avira antivirus and no matter how many times I deleted or quarantined the virus, it kept growing in number. Now, I cannot run any installed programs and cannot install/run any existing antivirus programs in my computer.NEW UPDATED PROBLEMAfter restarting my computer, I am no longer able to access Windows in normal mode. I can only run windows vista in safe mode. I have no network access as the virus is blocking all networks and I cannot access the internet from safe mode. I was unable to start up my Avira antivirus scan but was able to do a scan on all active units and Avira revealed about 8 detections with the Trojan TR/Alureon.BF2 in some location that I can't find: globalroot\systemroot\system32\UACeuivxhxbvr.dllI cannot install any other antivirus programs even though they were renamed. After running Avira, all executable files and shortcuts stop working. If I attempt to run Malwarebytes, the computer restarts. When it starts up in normal mode, all I get is a black screen and the mouse arrow. I cannot run system restore as the virus has deleted all restore points. I also cannot run system recovery mode as the virus has disabled that option. Even though Avira was able to locate the virus, the quarantine/delete/deny access functions have all been disabled.I was able to briefly run malwarebytes which indicate... Read more

Answer:Virus preventing me from running any program or running/installing antivirus

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hello - I am a first time poster that is looking for some possible help before I unplug this computer and take it to the shop. I have a Dell 2350 (approx 3 yrs old) running Windows XP SP2. For the past couple of weeks, the computer has been running very slow and shuts down during any scans or programs running (ex. Ipod updates, virus scans,spyware scans, etc.), which means I have been unable to try to figure out what the problem is. I have been able to run Hijack this and have posted the results below: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:06:33 PM, on 11/24/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\savedump.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\S... Read more

Answer:Computer Running Slow - Shuts Down During Scans Or Program Running..please Help!

I apologize for the very long delay. We have a huge backlog of HijackThis Logs to handle and it has been taking us greater time than normal to get caught up. If you are still having a problem, and want us to analyze your information, please post a brand new hijackthis log. If we do not hear back from you within a couple of days we will need to close your topic.When posting your logs please post them directly into the reply. Do not attach them.Also make sure you have already followed the steps outlined below:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis LogThank you for your patience.

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I have a G200 gps which I purchased from wikango (based in France)and which I now find does not have a support service.
The device was ok when I used win 7 but not on 10
When I connect the device om my PC it says device not connected,so I tried to download the emergency update to save on my PC so I can update using that file manually,but when I try to download the emergency update software,I get the message Flash MFC application is not responding .
My technical knowledge is as a beginner. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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I would be very grateful if you could possibly answer my question.

I have a new modern computer AMD 2.0 XP running Windows XP Professional.

If you close a program after running it and it appears to be closed but the task manager shows that it is running, what does this mean?

Does it mean that there is something wrong with the Software of the running program or is it a Windows System Problem?

I wrote a very easy program compiled in VB6 which after running I closed and does not show up in Task Manager. Everything is obviously ok.
However my other much more complicated compiled VB6 program after being run and closed, shows up as running in the Task Manager?

I just want to know what this means please.

Is there something wrong with the program I have made?
When you continue to open and close it, more icons of the running program are seen in Task Manager.
But none on the main normal bottom windows task bar, where the start button is.(Which I presume is correct)


Answer:After Running and closing my VB6 Program. Task Manager say's it is running?

Sounds like you have an active window somewhere although it is hidden. Put debug.print code in all of your form.load/unload events and run it in the debugger. Make sure you having matching unloads for each load.

Also, callbacks (like timers) may be the culprit. What does your application do?

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Whenever I try to click on my flash drive "Removable Disk H:" I Always get a "Application Not Found" error message and I cannot get into my Flash drive to view some important files! All that came up on Google for "Application Not Found" is various programs and files giving that error message, there is Nothing regarding just double clicking a flash drive in my computer and getting that error message.
Any ideas on what the problem could be?

Answer:Flash Drive "Application Not Found"

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy,  taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
   Go to Piriform's website, and download the free version on the left.  Click Download from (the FileHippo link requires an extra click). Or if you want to use a portable version of Speccy (which doesn't require installation), click the builds page link and download the portable version. You will now be asked where you want to save the file. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later.
    After the file finishes downloading, you are ready to run Speccy. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. If you downloaded the portable version, you will need to unzip it before use. Right-click the ZIP file and click Extract all. Click Next. Open up the extracted folder and double-click on Speccy.
     Once inside Speccy, it will look similar to this (with your computer's specifications, of course):
     Now, at the top, click File > Publish Snapshot. You will see the following prompt:
 &#... Read more

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 I am trying to do Automating using UFT and trying to Automate a Flash application. Inspite of UFT having Flex bundle its unable to indentify the Flex application. Can we automate web application which uses Flash through UFT. If its possible what are the steps that I need to follow. 

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Hi!i have made a(bit special) analog clock in Flash, which is working fine. But i don't know, how to make the actual application. When i make an EXE file from SWF or FLA it will only run in flash player or firefox, which i dont want. I could not find any solution in Visual Basic either.How to make a genuine application, which you install and which runs on its ownr, from this Flash or SWF file???Anyone, who has an idea???

Answer:How to make an application from a flash file

Visual basic can make common executable programs. You can't start with flash that I know of.1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.

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Hey ,

since I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium x64 I'm getting a wierd problem. Sometimes my Browser ( FF 3.5 , IE8 , Opera10 ) stops responding. I have to close it via Task Manager and re-open it. When viewing a video on youtube , it stops responding immediately.
I cannot use Windows Media Player , ICQ , Skype or any Internet Browser until I reboot. The event history is only giving me a " 1002 - Application Hang ".

I think it has something to do with Adobe Flash Player. If I uninstall , the problem goes away - but I cannot live without Adobe Flash

My Problem is very similar to another one from this board :

I also tried uninstalling the Flash Player and reinstall it - but it doesn't help.

My System :

ECS Elitegroup A-780GM-A
2GB Geil Ultra DDR2-800 CL4
ATI HD4850 512M
Cosair VX450W PSU
Athlon 64 6000+ X2


PS: Sorry for my bad english

Answer:Application Hang / Flash Player 10

You can only use flash in x86 browsers.

I.E. x86 is included in the x64 Windows install.

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At the moment we are running an online virtual world game with around 1500 simultaneous users in the evening and around 1200 new users a day. Unique logins are around 13000. They are mostly kids between 8 and 12 years old. Currently we are having problems with files not being cached in the browsers of our clients. We tried all kinds of different headers but to no result. This results in heavy bandwidth usage of our server giving us high costs. Since most of our users use Internet Explorer we don't want to rule out IE specific problems (if any exist). Last month we moved around 6000 gigs.

The situation is as follows:

We have 34mb worth of files ( SWF's and some MP3's) of which the main SWF file is the largest (8mb). This file loads all the other files depending on need. We are not using any get or post parameters on url's to load these files and the files are 100% static. We are not using any expiry dates or times. The only thing we basically use is if-modified-since in our headers. We don't do any frequent updates of our content.

Yet hardly anything seems to stay in the cache, with our own tests, it seems fine for a couple of hours but after a longer time ( maybe 24h) it seems to disappear from the cache without any serious browsing or downloading. Although we don't have hard evidence for it we don't think it is the cache of our client overflowing as it would require a lot of browsing and downloading for that to happen. Which is not very likely for an average... Read more

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When i connect my Flash or Phone to my Laptop copy files from it or to it,It Create Shortcuts and Applications of the ?Folders? in my Flash or Phone inside it,Please what wrong?

Answer:Flash Create Shortcut and Application

Hello Playbobgini and welcome to TSG,

My screen name is kevinf80, i`m here to help clean up your system, continue as follows please:

Anyone other than the original starter of this thread please DO NOT follow the instructions and advice posted as replies here, my help and advice is NOT related to your system and will probably cause more harm than good...

Change the download folder setting in the default Browser so all tools we may use are saved to the Desktop:

Google Chrome - Click the "Customize and control Google Chrome" button in the upper right-corner of the browser.
Choose Settings. at the bottom of the screen click the
"Show advanced settings..." link. Scroll down to find the Downloads section and click the Change... button. Select your desktop and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox - Click the "Open Menu" button in the upper right-corner of the browser. Choose Options. In the downloads section, click the Browse button, click on the Desktop folder and the click the "Select Folder" button. Click OK to get out of the Options menu.

Internet Explorer - Click the Tools menu in the upper right-corner of the browser. Select View downloads. Select the Options link in the lower left of the window. Click Browse and select the Desktop and then choose the Select Folder button. Click OK to get out of the download options screen and then click Close to get out of the View Downloads screen.
NOTE: IE8 Does not support changing download location... Read more

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Okay, This one is a bit hard to explain.

I have a burnt copy of Flash on disk which I wanted to install onto my computer.
Just to clear up, not Flash Player (Like to watch things) but the application (to make things) Got it?


So, I open up the file in Windows Explorer.
The disk also contains some flash movies and stuff.. but they shouldn't be a problem.
Before I can even click anything, an error message pops up
"Windows Explorer has experienced a problem and needs to close"

Extremely annoying.

Now before you all go to the easy solution of "Its a virus"
I assure you, I am well protected with Norton 360 and my two friends have never had any problems with the disk previously.

Help would be much appreciated !!

Thankyou =]

Answer:Explorer/Flash Application Error. Please Help.

Hi lustmyeyes

Did you resolve your error?

I imagine you'd be fine if you move the flash installer & it's files to another disk -- likely some other file on your current disk has a file-extension that is assigned to Explorer, which can't run it and throws up the error.

Another tactic would be to disable Autorun on the CD/DVD drive temporarily.

Best of luck
. . . Gary

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Hey guys,

I'm having a similar issue that the user had here:

Where basically, after going to YouTube a number of times, my browser (Firefox) hangs along with other applications in Windows 7 such as: Windows Media Player, Steam, etc. This issue also occurs with Internet Explorer as well, not just Firefox. In order to use these programs again, I have to restart my computer.

This is error message I specifically receive for Firefox:

The program firefox.exe version stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
Process ID: df0
Start Time: 01cab04181311ad9
Termination Time: 38
Application Path: E:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
Report Id: 6973602b-1c59-11df-b4c0-00270e00352b

So far, to remedy this problem, I have tried:

1) Completely uninstalling and reinstalling the latest Adobe Flash Player.
2) Using CCleaner and Ashampoo to see if it was some kind of registry/program issue or whatever that could be sorted out.
3) Virus scan with Norton AV 2010 and Malwarebytes. Removed any infected items, but the problem still persists. I don't believe it's a virus or spyware because I scan regularly and it doesn't seem to affect the issue I've been having.

So my question is: is there anything I could do that I haven't done yet to try and fix... Read more

Answer:Application Hang Associated With Adobe Flash Player

Here was one suggestion I found.
Internet options
Change security level to MEDIUM and apply

Here are some steps from Adobe that may help.
Copy tn_19166 Troubleshoot Flash Player installation for Windows

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Hey there!
I?m experiencing a BSOD everytime any kind of Flash is needed (e.g. watching Youtube videos, playing flashgames on facebook). It?s the same pattern over and over again: The Application works for about 10 minutes, then the BSOD appears. Games are not affected, Skyrim and Rage are running perfectly.

My system:
Windows 7 Professional 64bit Full Retail, installed 4 Weeks ago.
ASUS P7P55D Mainboard
Intel i5 750
Radeon HD 6950 2GB (Catalyst 11.11c)
Samsung HDD 1 TB
4 GB A.Data Ram, 1333

Caused by driver "dxgmms1.sys"
Caused by adress "dxgmms1.sys+1011b"
Crashadress: "ntoskrnl.exe+7cc40"
What I tried until now:
I combed the desert for solutions and advice. So I reinstalled my graphics drivers, checked my RAM with Memtest86, scanned my HDD for erros, disabled one unneeded sound driver, reinstalled flash player and plugins, updated my browser to Nightfly (64bit version of Firefox) and drank coffee...a lot of coffee But nothing except the coffee helped, no errors were found and the BSOD still is reproductable.

So what the hell can I try now? Can anyone of you help? ^^

Answer:BSOD using any flash application, error 0x00000050


In this order,
If you overclocking anything stop,set everything back to default settings.

Download and install the new version of Driver Sweeper
Download the most recent software\driver for your ati AMD Graphics Drivers & Software

Uninstall ati software\driver,restart in safe mode,run driver sweeper,choose only AMD-Display and clean,restart in normal mode.
Install the new ati software\driver,restart.

Update DirectX.
Read very carefully the instructions and run post here the results.

Run RAM - Test with Memtest86+
This time leave it to run overnight.

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Hello people of the internet. Many times I have been trying to install Adobe Flash Player 18, but instead I get an application error saying
flashplayer18_ha_install.exe - Application Error
The exception Illegal Instruction
An attempt was made to execute an illegal instruction.
(0xc000001d) occurred in the application at location 0x004059db.
Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on CANCEL to debug the program
OK Cancel
What should I do? I have tried multiple times reinstalling it. Im running a XP PRO SP3 Amd Athlon, 1.5GB RAM. PLEASE HELP ME. Thanks!

Answer:Application Error after trying to install Flash Player 18

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I don't know if any of you are aware of the website called, It's an interactive flash site that you can order on cd-rom if you like it that much. The problem is, I ordered the cd, but when I run the program, my mouse pointer sticks to the center of the screen, when I try to move it, the pointer moves so far, then quickly goes back to the center, which means i'm unable to get to the menu's or anything, making the whole thing useless. I've tried emailing the distributors, but my emails get returned undelivered. I'd also like to add that my mouse works perfectly with it on the website, but not with the cd. Does anybody have any ideas? Thanks

Answer:mouse pointer problem with flash application

congrats. Sounds like you got some adware.

now remove it.

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Yesterday, I can hear program running cause sounds interrupt when I'm online or offline. Checked task manager, startup programs no program is running that isn't suppose to be running.Also, run all virus programs. Don't know whats going on can you help?

Answer:program running cant stop or find program

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I installed Vista on my newly built computer, and it's been a month, my hard drive still runs everytime i turn on my computer until i turn it off non stop even thought there is no programming running. Can anybody tell me why it is doing such thing? i am afraid that i might have a broken hard drive. can anybody give me some advise on it? Thank you very much.

Answer:Hard drive keeps running even without program running.

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Hello so basically I'm still trying to solve this problem when I'm just web browsing or doing something such as watching videos, I will notice my laptop screen will flash randomly so when I look into Event viewer I noticed the application Experience is causing it. I think it could be other applications but when I looked into this one it was Googleupdate.

Answer:Application Experience causing my screen to random flash?

You raised the exact same problem here:
Do I have a bad Graphics card or what is it causing this problem?
You were offered a number of suggestions but it doesn't look as if you tried any of them. Why start the same thread again when you haven't responded to the help previously offered?

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Have XP with all recent updates. When going to, I can't load Flash Player. I keep getting the following prompt - iexplore.exe - application error... This memory could not be written See attachment for screen shot of the application error message with additional coding information.
Here is what I have tried so far without success:
When prompt appears - tried clicking cancel to de-bug...Results in computer freeze. Usually have to reboot.
Removed all past flash players versions from hard drive.
Scanned for virus and spy-ware - None found.
Tried the Repair Registry Software that claims it will solve this problem. It didn't help.
Security set to medium / custom setting to enable active X settings
Tried loading older versions of Flash Player to no success. Get the same prompt.
I'm at a loss as to what needs to be done. Can anyone provide suggestions?



Answer:Solved: Flash Player - iexplore - Application Error

When you say 'load', do you mean that you are attempting to install or upgrade the Flash plugin for IE? Assuming the Adobe site works for you, try this version tester to see what, if any, version you currently have; (the latest is 10,0,32.18).

Newer versions of Flash should be uninstalled with the special Adobe uninstaller, if you didn't use it, try it now in case your problem has something to do with leftover components of old versions of Flash; Note that if you have other browsers installed, the uninstaller will remove their Flash plugin as well and you will need to replace it.

If the uninstaller doesn't help, you could try following the advice in this Adobe Troubleshooter; Hopefully, the Registry 'repair' tool you ran hasn't done any permanent damage. Those things rarely do any good!

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I've done some searching and it seems that both KeNotify.exe (Toshiba/Utilities) and TCrdMain.exe (Toshiba/Flashcards) are responsible for managing the Fn keys.

Could anyone please explain what each does separately, and what functionality will I loose if I remove them from startup?

Thanks a lot!

Answer:What does the Toshiba Flash Cards / KeNotify Application controls?


From my knowledge the Flash Cards (visual FN button row at the top of the screen) appears pressing if one of the FN + F1-F9 key combination would be pressed.
If you remove both tools, I assume that this visual menu would not appear anymore and you will lose the FN button functionality.

But you can test this just for testing proposes without deleting both entries.
In search type msconfig. In msconfig choose Startup tab and here uncheck both exe files. Save the changes and reboot the unit.

If you want to get back these processes, access the Startup tab again and enable both processes once again.

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I just installed windows 7 today, and I just find out that the flash-related application - you tube and Facebook flash game crashes whenever I tried to launch them.

I had followed the instructions in adobe, uninstall and reinstall adobe player 10, but it doesn't solve the problem...

Also, I tried IE 8, and google chrome, and both of them are facing the same problem.

I think the problem lies in Microsoft or Adobe itself because I didn't experience the problem in Windows 7 RC.

Just when I wanna give a thumbs up to 7, problem comes

Answer:Flash player related application crashes on windows 7

Does it happen if you test in [safe mode + net]?

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Greetings. Got a virus from yahoo (redirected to another website and clicked on a pic) and our laptop couldn't get on the internet. Tried a few things and computer does connect to the internet but can't see video. If i go to youtube or any other video, i get like a sad faced lego piece and it reads "adobe flash plugin has crashed" Also when I first turn on the computer i get 3 application error pop ups. (Sorry... running Windows XP)

cvpnd.exe - Application error
The instruction at "0x0045e29d" referenced memory at "0x003575b4". The memory could not "read"
Click on OK to terminate the program Click on CANCEL to debug the program

CFSvcs.exe - Application error
The instruction at "0x00403726" referenced memory at "0x005f4f38". The memory could not "read"
(same as previous application error)

TAPPSRV.exe - Application error
The instruction at "0x005922f1" referenced memory at "0x005922f1" The memory could not "read"

Then i get 3 pop ups about programs that encounter programs and need to close and 1 about microsoft visual studio debugger. Lastly when I try to turn off the computer i get i last pop up. Here they go.

AVG Tray Monitor
AVG Tray Monitor has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience
If you were working on something, the information you were working on may be lost.
Please tell microsoft about this problem.
To see what this ... Read more

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What does someone need to know about installing something like Skype onto a usb flash drive as a portable application? There is a website which shows a listing for Skype. Some things seem unclear. One can install to a usb flash drive, what I may like to do. Would one download the installer for the portable Skype to the computer or to the flash drive itself? When the installer is then run and the destination for the install is picked, as to the usb flash drive, does the computer itself have registry entries and other files put into Windows System/System32 folder, which would not be on the usb flash drive? Then how are the flash drive and the computer from which the installation was made, be coordinated or associated after installation? What then should happen if later one wishes to update or upgrade to a higher version the portable Skype? Need to go back to the same computer and the same flash drive and run an update or upgrade installer? What about uninstalling?

If instead of an installer, the portable application were to be merely in zipped form needing to only be unpacked onto the flash drive, then this would appear simple; but one seems to be directed to download and INSTALLER, not a zipped package.

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Can anyone recommend something that works well for this? The programs I've tried in the past always left a lot to be desired.

Answer:good application to capture flash and other streaming video?

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I don't know the difference between an Application and a Program. Thought the Geektionary would help, but didn't find anything there.

I have 2 Dell Windows XP computers.

If I want to copy something such as Microsoft Money from one pc and install it on the other, what exactly do I need to copy? The application or the program?

And where do I find what I need to copy? :confused

Any help in this area is so appreciated.


Answer:Application vs. Program

Well basically an Application is an executable file such as Notepad.exe whereas a program can contain more than one application along with numerous other files such as DLL files.

Since the days when Windows had a registry it is far more difficult just to copy a program as it often has numerous entries in the registry which will point to locations of files within the program - this is why prgrams these days are generally installed. Only if the program contains a small number of files or is a self contained executable (such as Notepad which is both a program and an application rolleyes) can a program be copied.

Hope that's all clear. :confusedrolleyes

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Hello ,

I have a application exe from my work that will only run and install on a 32 bit OS. I would like to use it on my W7 64 bit OS. I have tried right clicking on properties and then going to compatibility tab...then running it in XP or Vista mode none of them worked. I still get this error... this version of this file is not capable of running on a 64 bit OS. Is there anything else I can try? The exe ran fine with XP and Vista 32 bit.

Answer:Running a 32 bit application exe with 64 bit OS

What application is it?

most programs that will run on x32 and x64 operating systems usually have both install packages on the exe if it doesn't then you either need to get the x64 version or you are going to have to have to install a x32 version of xp or vista on another partion of your computer so you can at least use it some how.

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I went to open Mailwasher Pro programme from desktop short cut as usual. However, got a message saying "Mailwasher is already running".There is no icon in the tray and Ctrl-Alt-Del does not list any applications as running.So I tried to unistall Mailwasher but got message "Mailwasher is running, close it down before you can unistall."Can't close it as on screen it is not running.Any help would be appreciated.Regards.Blott

Answer:Application Running (or not ?)

Try logging out and back in again or reboot the PC

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I have an MS-Dos application ENVICOM running in my computer.Whenever I start this application there is a flash on the screen and it closes.Even task manager also does not shows this application running.I tried to open the msconfig.exe and regedit.exe but same problem occurred.When I went to repair the installation but it got closed with some application error telling cannot read memory.Can someone help me?. I am using Windows XP home edition with Service pack 1

Answer:Application not running


there's a program called NTFS dos. do a google search and get it. try running your pc in pure dos mode (restart to dos) and run the program from there (you need to know how to use dos commands, if you don't just type HELP at the prompt it's fairly easy). I'm really not familiar with that specific program. can you tell me more? what's it do?

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Trying to use a map making program for a video game. Worked fine for the past week, for whatever reason it suddenly won't show up in applications anymore.

I can load it and it seems to load fine (if I load another version and connect to the game server it gives me an error saying, "Client already connected").

When I look into Task Manager it is listed under processes, but not applications.

Please help.

Answer:Program in processes but not application.


I can load it and it seems to load fine

Go to Task Manager, end the process. Scroll through the list and make sure there are no other process started associated with the program.
Start the program, it should start and run now.

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Anyone using this HOT rated download, and will it have a direct or indirect benefit regarding popup or popunder ads? The screen shot looks pretty impressive. I'm already employing CCleaner for the drive.

Answer:CleanCache application/program

This is more of a question for the Software Forum.

Using this or CCleaner is not necesarily going to stop popups? It is not a popup stopper? It's a drive cleaner which will remove some items that could possibly be related to some problems you are having.

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Hello can anyone please tell is there any back up software that can back up a particular application for me? For example, if there is any update for a software and i want to back up the software before updating it, is there any way to do so? I know i can back up the whole computer using Norton Ghost but what if i just want to back up a particular software?

Answer:Backup program for a particular application

Not generally doable. When programs are installed, they make changes in the registry of the computer and in various parts of the Windows operating system. Simply finding a program that will copy over the files, will not copy the registry changes or any other simply copies files. That is why people who try this run into problems. To date I know of no program that copies applications into a useful format to save. There are migration programs and imaging software etc, but nothing for single applications to my knowledge.

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I'm trying to execute an application (simulator) using a system call from my program. Once the application (simulator) starts, I want my program to perform certain tasks on the GUI of the simulator: fill in certain fields, start the simulation, collect the results, and close the application. In essence, I need to emulate the keyboard stokes on the GUI of the simulator using my C program. I must interface to the GUI since I only have the executable available to me. Can any one recommend a way to perform this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:How to interface an application's GUI with a C program

Ive never done it, but I'd recommend looking into sockets, you can send data between a host program and server program and such.

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Can any body help i have downloaded 2 files and each time i try to open them i get the message saying this is not a win 32 application.I have tried windows98se and xphome can any body advise how i can open these files or are they now rubbish downloads.

Answer:This program is nort a win 32 application

They may have become corruped during download; is there an alternative download site?

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i need a good program (with out payin 4 it plz) that can deleted application and its ext... when i hit ctrl alt delete i see it in use and when i end it process.. it pops back up... and i cant delete it...

the `application that i cant delete nor get rid of is nbjdb and wrrybq. those are application.. thank you.. plz any thing would help...

Answer:need an program that can delete application and its ext.


You most likely have malware on your PC judging by those file names, so running the below and attaching the logs requesed will be a start, then if the files are still their further removal instructions will be posted to aid you in removing any malware files including those two mentioned.

Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.

When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
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What is the worst legit program/application you've ever used in Windows? Exclude mention of antivirus and anti malware because there's already a popular thread about it on MT.

To moderators, please move this thread if I've posted it in the wrong place.

Answer:Worst program/application you've ever used

Backup software, it made me loose all backups, twice. First one "only" corrupted all files.

But the worst was the one from Google. I removed online files and upon sync, it removed local files. I had to redo everything.

I have sworn never to use any automatic backup software ever again, manual backups for me, only copy/paste locally or online.

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Welps I'm starting school Monday and I need a good calender program to use on my laptop that's easy to learn and simple to use...Any ideas? Thanks in advance

Answer:Calender Program/application

You can find a couple of suggestions or members made here, in the second post, under the Office Applications heading:Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial AppsRainlendar & Sunbird

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i have recently noticed a problem when i download and install new programs. for example i downloaded and installed ashampoo burning studio and everything worked fine but when i restared the pc and tried to open it i got a message which read "the item has been changed or moved etc.. do you wish to delete this shortcut"

i thought that might just be a problem with the shortcut which suddenly displayed a generic icon but even the .exe file in the folder had the same issue.

this has happened every time i install this program and others as well which i have tested.

help would be greatly appreciated. thank you!

Answer:help! with program application problem

Does the program still work as intended?

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I use JCreator to create my Java applications. I can run them within JCreator but I want to know how to run them on a computer that doesn't have JCreator. Any help? I tried searching for this but I couldn't find anything.

Answer:Running a Java Application

you have to make sure the system without JCreator is running the java virtual machine and then you use the java virtual machine on their system to run the classes for the program you've developed.

Daniel - technician
[email protected] (remove no_spam_)

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first of all, i have installed windows xp sp3 which i upgraded at microsoft website

after installing the upgraded windows, i installed a vista pack to make my windows look like vista and i even installed google desktop (if this information helps)

the problem is all of my current running application seem to go out of their window after a certain period running it..for instance as i'm typing this post my mozilla goes out from it and i have to click it back to continue my typing
this even happen when i'm playing games when suddenly the game minimizes and i have to maximize the game back to continue play
i just found out that the problem occurs when i run my mozilla firefox 3..i tend to leave tabs open and go on to other tabs when surfing and currently there are 3 windows of firefox..can that cause the probem?

is there any solution to this problem because i really dont want to format my computer again

thanks in advance, cheers!

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Hi all,
yesterday i was performing some routing maintenance on my pc, and i noticed there was an evernt log showing an error of an application that was stored in the path. (Please note i didnt mistype VLC).
It was always giving me an error code 0x0000005. I am worried if this is some sort of virus.
when i checked with a windows defender and avg i got no virus. It was also using the visual basic command line script process when i checked task manager.
What else could i do to check out the problem?

EDIT: I tried searching online, but i found no results

Answer:Unknown application running on my pc

Searching with Startpage shows one link to a fix for some virus and a couple of links to Garmin GPS software. Nothing else of substance.
Lycos found an article about an old Server 2000 bug and a Lee Van Clief screensaver.
I'd try every search engine you can think of until something makes sense.

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I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit.
I have a 16 bit application that I developed with Borland Turbo C++ on XP.
I have installed XP mode and reloaded Borland and my application, but when I try to run it, nothing appears to happen.
When I run it under the Borland Debugger I get the message:

An application has attempted to access the keyboard or mouse hardware as a 16 bit Windows application, which cannot be supported. This may cause the application to function incorrectly.

This comes after my latest reinstall of W7 after some very strange errors started cropping up.
This never happened in previous installs of XP Mode.
I have also installed my copy of XP SP3 using VirtualBox, and have got exactly the same message.

I originally saw this message when I installed the Borland software on W7 and tried to run it from there, but it has ALWAYS worked in XP Mode in the past.

What has changed?

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I need to run a program like mspaint, or any other program from a batch file, in WinXP. Can anyone provide me with a template? I need to use parameters as well.

START "mspaint.exe" /high "C:\WINDOWS\system32\mspaint.exe"
START C:\WINDOWS\system32\mspaint.exe
START mspaint.exe

I tried the start command, but no dice. Does anyone remember the syntax?

Answer:running an application from a batchfile

it's start just like you have it as the 2nd line.
start %systemroot%\system32\mspaint.exe will work

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I have a 16-bit application that I want to run...problem is I have 64-bit Windows 10 installed and it won't run it. I installed a trial of Windows 10 32-bit on a spare drive and can get it to work perfectly, but I don't want to run at 32-bit outside of this application. I have also tried running virtual machine/XP Mode, but I can't get it to span my two screens (i.e. limited to one monitor). I've also tried Dosbox, but resolution is horrible, and again limited to one screen.

Before I buy another Windows product key, wondering if there are any other solutions that I haven't thought of.

Also, if I do get a second copy of Windows I want to run it off a separate hard drive (i.e. "main" with Windows 64-bit and "spare" with Windows 32-bit). Other than going into the bios and changing the boot priority between the two, is there a way to bring up a selection screen when booting? Or even better, something similar to when you install the OS from disk, it will boot normally unless you press a key.

Answer:Running a 16 bit application in Windows 10

Virtualbox - and then install whatever OS you need on it.

That way.. you boot to your normal Windows 10. Then if you want to run that program, you just start up Virtualbox and it will load the OS on it in a VM and away you go.

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What is a good application to use to test my web sites on my pc? I have several that are php so I have to have apache, php, mysql and such. I am running windows xp pro.

Answer:Application for running websites on pc

Test them for what? Bandwidth? Security? What?

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Hi Guys
First time HI!
anyway...Im having a problem with software for a guitar looper pedal...Digitech Jamman...
Well its their free download software. It installs but i get a fatal error on opening it!
I have tried to attach a screen shot of the error message....
Anyone know how to fix this?
Thanks in advance for any help


Answer:Problem running a new application ....

Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling the software?

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I've been getting the above mentioned error everytime i power on my compaq presario f700 laptop. i ran sfc/scannow and i was informed that some files were unable to be repaired.

Anybody got any ideas?

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Hello TechSpot

In Europe there is a new law requiring to make a special document for proffesional transactions called a DCA/DAE through the internet, instead of the paper document that has always been used.

So our government issues a USB Key with an application on it.
The problem is when i double click this application the computer loads (seemingly, goes slow, makes noise and mouse cursor change to thinking cursor) but nothing actually happens, no window, no error nothing in task manager, like i never clicked the app.

At our office we have 5 computers where 4 of them run windows 7. On one of these computers with windows 7, the USB key works perfectly fine, program runs and can issue the documents.

But take any other computer in the office and we get the above mentioned problem ! XP and Windows 7, no difference. either computer, or laptop, no difference.

Anyone has a good idea of what may cause this ?

Answer:USB application loading but not running

I have tried running it in Windows XP Compability mode as well as win 95, with and without admistrator rights. still no effect. is there anything i could do to get a better idea where the problem is coming from ?

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Hi, I have WinCTF running all the time in my applications/process list. I have tried to search for it but no results. Only 1 site found which states its a virus (alias for paradox.exe)

Can anyone tell me what it is and why its running all the time?
Or if its something unwanted how can I remove it?

Answer:running application or process

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Currently running Windows 7 Ultimate. I am trying to run a legacy application made for XP, right clicked on the installer and checked off to run in compatibility mode however after trying to install the application, I was met with several different error messages pertaining to missing dll's etc. Am I missing something here?

Any Assistance is appreciated

Answer:Running Legacy Application

How about XP mode
Install and use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7

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I have a small executable that I need to run as a service in a fully updated Server 2003. If memory serves, NT had tools built in to do this, but my Google searches only turn up third party applications, nothing native to 2003. Anybody have experience doing this?

Answer:Running an application as a service

You will need to use the SRVAny.exe in the 2003 resource kit. I don't remember the switches or how to do it off the top of my head and I can't seem to find my notes on it at the moment.

Hope this helps

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Hello guys..

Ok, so the problem is when i'm running any app like Google Chrome, Windows Live Messenger, or any other, even sometimes when i open a windows folder (Explorer.exe), it freezes for a while (i'd say for 1 minute) and then *puff* continues running, and later happens again, and again.... Its been happening for like a week now, and before that i didn't have this problem ... So my guess is some freaking windows update, but i hope you can help me solve this issue.

Here are my DESKTOP specs:

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz
RAM: 4.00 GB
Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset

Note that i recently bought this computer

I really hope you guys can help me out...

Sorry for my english its not very strong.. Hope you can understand my problem

Answer:Win 7 freezes when an application is running... PLEASE HELP!

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Hello guys..

Ok, so the problem is when i'm running any app like Google Chrome, Windows Live Messenger, or any other, even sometimes when i open a windows folder (Explorer.exe), it freezes for a while (i'd say for 1 minute) and then *puff* continues running, and later happens again, and again.... Its been happening for like a week now, and before that i didn't have this problem ... So my guess is some freaking windows update, but i hope you can help me solve this issue.

Here are my DESKTOP specs:

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz
RAM: 4.00 GB
Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset

Note that i recently bought this computer

I really hope you guys can help me out...

Sorry for my english its not very strong.. Hope you can understand my problem

Answer:Win 7 freezes when an application is running... PLEASE HELP!

Please provide this information:

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I got a software installed on another PC in my house. The software bylaw stipulate that it could be installed on just one PC. I would like to be able to use it from another room

Can I run the software remotely using my own PC as a terminal?

Both PC wired to the same router


Answer:Running an application that reside on another PC

It appears you are attempting to evade the license restrictions of the software in question (restrictions you agreed to when you installed it). I will not help with this.

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i have windowsxp pro edition , my system was attacted by the virus called win32/villa.plsma virus ,after cleaing it from mcafee antivirus ,i have problem wile running dos programs ie., it prompt has 16-bit ms dos program is not a vilid win32 program and it gives option as retry and close ,what should i suposse to do wintouting reinstall the windows,pls sugges me revilent answer to my problems.

Answer:msdos application not running

Here are a couple pages to read:

Error message when you install or start an MS-DOS or 16-bit Windows-based program

Troubleshooting MS-DOS-based programs in Windows XP

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I have uninstalled and reinstalled Adobe Flash Player. I have went to Adobe site to do a test, it says it is installed and working. Here is the problem. I have been to two different site for employement to fill out the companies online application, however I am getting messages that keep telling me to install an updated browser( I use IE8) Which I have installed several times and/or my flash plugin needs to be installed. Okay so here I have installed a browser update to IE8 and have uninstalled and reinstalled Adobe flash player which according to Adobe has installed successfully and working. I have also contacted the companies where I have experience the problems they say it's my computer not them.

Answer:Flash Player Plugins is installed and working?But won't work for business application

Is this the test you ran to check your version of Adobe Flash?; If not, run this and see if it confirms your version as Alternatively, you could try the test at this site (which is optimized for IE) to see if it confirms that you have the various plugins etc;

Assuming the tests are positive, there is one more thing you could do, which is to try installing a 'standalone' version of Flash;

If none of this helps, you may be a victim of an IE 8 problem which I can't help with, but someone else here may be able to. Depending on whether you use XP or Vista, it may be possible to revert to IE 7 (or better still, use Firefox or Opera). Wait and see what others advise.

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My Gmail notifier program has disappeared from the startup list. I can re-download it and add it to the startup list - but is there an easy way to add an existing program to the startup group?

Answer:[SOLVED] Add (application) program to startup

Should just be able find the executable file and drag it to the startup folder

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When logged in to a domain-based workstation under an admin account, if you install a program will this install under all the user accounts? If I recall correctly, I had an application that was installed on one user in the past, but not the others.

Also, what is the best way to install an application for one specific user and not the others?

Whenever installing an application/ program in the past, I always logged on to an admin account and subsequently installed the application. I am just curious if there are other options and if so, how to do it.

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Hey guys, I realize that I am not the only person that has encountered this problem, as my research has shown. I tried to ready some similar posts and problems on this forum and others, but I seem to get stuck at certain steps. Here is my situation. Im on a Dell latitude d630 running windows vista. I fell asleep watching Dexter online and when I woke up there was a new looking Anti-Virus program on my task bar that i do not remember installing. The program showed hundreds of infections and was prompting me to delete only if i bought their antivirus. After realizing I could not delete these infections i tried to close the program and open my Malwarebytes Anti Malware and also Synamatec Antivirus. Both programs failed to open, and an error message bubbled off of the "Antivirus" icon. As soon as this happened I tried harder to download new antivirus and to get this off my comp. But no matter what I download, I am unable to install/open. I cannot open task manager, and recently new virus alerts have been popping up. One says i have an infiltration alert about trojans and password stealing attacks, and when I press stay unprotected www.*censored*.com pops up. I tried to fix this going off what you said to others, but I would appreciate a little one on one help to walk me through this, as each case may be different entirely. Thanks a lot!

Answer:Application could not be executed, program is infected. Please Help

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line.Please download and run the below tool named Rkill (courtesy of which may help allow other programs to run.Save Rkill to your desktop.There are 4 different versions. If one ... Read more

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Attempt to uninstall (pre-installed) MS Picture It! Publisher 2001 over most of a day have failed. Removal from registry made no difference. Disk is required for removal. Any advice would be welcome. Thanks in advance

Answer:Clean uninstall of program(application)

I take it you've already tried uninstalling it using add/remove programs. Try deleting all of the data files (C:\Program Files\Whatever it would be it) and then using add/remove programs.

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My family computer is a desktop PC running Windows Vista with McAfee. I make sure to run all updates ASAP. My updates are current through yesterday. When I tried to update my computer this morning, the updates failed with an unknown error. "Error(s) found: code 80070103 Windows Update encountered an unknown error"

This morning, I turned on the computer to find that McAfee has been disabled, Windows Defender has been disabled, and that I cannot turn them back on. Additionally, I cannot run any programs. Invariably, I get the response "program.exe is not a valid Win32 application" regardless of whether I run the program from the C drive or a USB.

Neither Internet Explorer nor Firefox are working; I can only access the internet by opening windows explorer and typing an address into the address bar in that window.

I have tried running McAfee in safe mode, but get the same message. I tried the "repair computer" function when I boot the computer, but it insists that I have another drive attached (though I have unplugged the camera, flash drvie, external hard drive)... There is nothing attached (except for the keyboard and mouse). I have tried restoring my computer to a previous restore point only to be told by the computer that there are no restore points.

I started Googling and thought that it may be the Bagle virus because of the "is not a valid Win32 application" but found none of the files listed on the Removing Bagle Infections page... Read more

Answer:Program.exe is not a valid Win32 application

Hello, Psychedea

Step 1:
Let's see if one of these online scanners can remove enough for you to then run our tools.

Using BitDefender Online Scan

TrendMicro HouseCall

Step 2:
Make sure that you transfer the tools to the instructed directories given in the R & R Me FIRST
Both SAS & MBAM should be saved to C:\Downloads.. then installed to C:\Program Files
Once installed, open each application and update their definitions databases before running a "Quick scan".

Step 3:
Then re-name MGTools.exe to and see if it will run.

Step 4:
Attach these logs to your reply -
TM Housecall results

Make sure you tell me if you had any problems running this procedure and give a description of how things are working now!


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Hello Everyone,

I've finally had enough. I am sick and tired of using windows control panel to uninstall programs. Why? Because 1/2 the time I use the add/remove programs thing it doesnt uninstall the program completly. It will leave folders, files, registry entries, hidden crap, and who knows what else still on my computer from the program I wanted to uninstall. Then I have to go back and try to delete them manually, then pray that a registry cleaner will find the rest (which usually doesnt happen).

I'm looking for something that will completely remove EVERYTHING when I uninstall a program. I dont care if it costs money or if its free, as long as it works.

Thank you if you can help.

EDIT: on a side note. Also looking for an easy to use free macro program. Somthing that I can use to press a key stoke, have a few minute delay, and repeat the key stroke. Then loop that untill I press stop.

Answer:Need the BEST program removal application in the world!

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Hello all. I have myself a rather vexing issue going on with my operating system (XP x64 Edition SP2) that has me baffled, especially since it has survived an almost foolproof barrage of fixes.

Basically, I noticed very recently that one of my programs that requires an internet connection (P2P Program) is unable to connect to the internet, despite having worked fine for almost 2 years now. I blew it off at first, and when I went back again to try it I had the same problem. I ended up downloading another, similar program, and had that problem again. I noticed after this, that some of my games (and other applications) that require an internet connection to update and the like, also are now unable to connect to the internet to perform their functions. Even one of my malware scanners, which requires that it is up to date before being able to run, could not update itself (I manually updated it).

Not sure if this is relevant, but my clock was reset by itself to July 1st 2005, and after I manually reset it, it didn't change itself back (yet).

So in a nutshell, I did some research and found one other guy with a similar problem to my own, which he identified as a worm in his WINDOWS registry. He didn't specify how he removed it.

I've since run my anti-virus software (BitDefender), CCleaner, Ad-aware, Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D, HijackThis, and SUPERAntiSpyware and I've had no luck. Malwarebytes discovered some potentially false positives ignored by Ad-aware and m... Read more

Answer:Program/Application Connection Issues

Your real system in the BIOS, not onscreen. What you see onscreen merely copies from the real clock.System time issues normally indicate a failing CMOS battery, which needs to be replaced. Cost of the typical CR2032 batery is less than $5 in the U.S., available anywhere selling watch/electronics/other batteries.CMOS Battery Replacement - Louis

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Hey guys, I get this error after I close any program ie. Interent Explorer, Winamp, Messenger, Soulseek etc.

I have run adware scans, and nothing. Help would be appreciated. Its annoying hitting OK everytime I close a program...

Answer:Application Error after I close any program?

Well I get the exact same error for IE, Msn, Winamp, everything. The number just changes around a bit. I know for sure this is some kind of virus/adware, but havent been able to find a tool that fixes it.

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When logged in to a domain-based workstation under an admin account, if you install a program will this install under all the user accounts? If I recall correctly, I had an application that was installed on one user in the past, but not the others.

Also, what is the best way to install an application for one specific user and not the others?

Whenever installing an application/ program in the past, I always logged on to an admin account and subsequently installed the application. I am just curious if there are other options and if so, how to do it.

Answer:Program/ Application installation question


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how do i stop notepad from appearing at bootup

Answer:bootup program application control

Hi and welcome,
Click start, run, type msconfig, go to startup, un-check notepad, reboot pc. When you boot back there will be a box telling you you made changes and how to un-do them, just check do not show again.

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when I try to open Mozilla fire fox the below said message pops up and only when I click OK the mozilla window opens. what is the problem here ?'"The application or DLL C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\MSVCR71.dill is not a valid windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette."

Answer:the application or DLL C:\Program Files\Java\

Go to Control Panel, double click on Java. Click on Update & click on > Update now.If you still having problems, uninstall Firefox completely ( including the Profile ) & reinstall again.

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Every web site I try to navigate through freezes within 10-20 seconds and shows an end program message. Sometimes I even get this message when I try to shut down. I cannot even write this from my own computer as the web site blocks! Event Viewer shows long lists of Application Hang errors, none for Internet Explorer. I?m using IE 7, Windows XP Professional,2002, Service pack 2.

Answer:application hang end program error

Ok first im gunna need to check how much RAM you have left avaliable do this by:
1. Go to Start and click Run
2. Type "dxdiag" and click OK
3. Click the Save ALL Information
4. On this forum you'll need to upload the file as a attachment. The file will probably be saved to your desktop and will be named "DxDiag.txt".

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I am relatively "new" to programming. I always have wondering how to develop a Windows client application and made it a stand alone program that install at the client computer with the "double click" (autoexec?) feature by following Windows standard installation instructions at screen. Can somebody please tell me how is that done and list some basic book references that shows me how to do that?

If I create an application with Access 2000, can I convert it to a standalone application that install and behave as explained above?

Thank you very much. It will sincerelly be appreciated.

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Somehow an application program has arrived on my pc (running XP), with an icon on my desktop. I have deleted the icon but cannot delete the program, I get a msg saying 'access denied'. I can change the name and move it around folders, except to a cd writer! As far as I can tell I have full authorisation. I have run AVG 6 as well as the Pit Stop full test, no problems showed up. Can anyone suggest anything?

Answer:Unable to delete an application program

You are the adminstrator?Try restarting the PC in safe mode, keep tapping the F8 key when the computer is starting and choose safe mode from the menu.

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Here's a strange problem.

I have AAA Map 'n' Go 7.0, running with WinMe.

When I exit the program, instead of getting the message that I used to get (I believe it was, "Save Changes to startup.mn7?"), I get the following message: "_______ startup.mn7?"

How do I reset the "_______" to "Save Changes to..."?

I have already uninstalled and re-installed the program, and that didn't solve the problem.

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hi there. i need to fill application form via internet.they send me this form on my email. i tried to open it on Window 8 but it changed the text and basically my application for look like big mess. i need type my details and i m not able to do it either in right places... Help please :(

Answer:which program i should use to fill an application form?

how to fill in a pdf application form

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Is it possible in Windows 7 (either via a windows feature or an add-on program) to password protect individual programs or software so that when you try to run the software you first need to provide a password? Please note this is not the same as UAC in Windows 7. I want to be able to lock down certain programs so that when a user tries to run the program (say Internet Explorer or Microsoft Access) they will be prompted for a password. This would be very handy in a shared user scenario. Is this possible via the group policy editor?Thanks!

Answer:Password protect an application or program

This is not supported by Windows but third party applications may provide this feature. Windows security doesn't work that way.Windows security is based on the users account and the groups it is a member of. This is in the files and folder security properties. Don't change anything here unless you know what you are doing.Note that if the user is using an admin account he can evade any and all restrictions you might impose.

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I'm troubleshooting a Windows XP (SP2) eMachine (with a fresh OS install on a new hard drive - no original eMachine software remains on the system) and I've never encountered such a persistent problem: certain applications (Fruit Loops, Adobe Acrobat Reader, among others) run fine after installation, but after a reboot they will not run. Their shortcuts, as well as the actual program executables, lose their original icons and are mysteriously changed to the generic window icon (the one Windows will use for a file type is doesn't recognize.) When I try to run these programs, using the desktop shortcut OR the actual executable, I get the error dialog box: "This program is not a valid Win32 application." This happens to several applications, while others (Pro Tools, Acid) remain unaffected and can be executed w/o any problem.
*Note: this computer is not connected to the Internet, so it is unlikely that this is some type of virus.

What could be causing this? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Answer:program not a valid Win32 application

Some how your files are getting corrupted and with out being there to see what is going on I don't know how to help you Sorry

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I've searched all over the internet for a program that can block another program from running. I've been looking for one so I can block FireFox and MSN from running while I'm playing games. It's really annoying when I'm rendering a map in SimCity4 and MSN decides to log in, or a pop-up comes up in the middle of rendering. If you play SimCity4, then you know why I'm so annoyed about it.

I've tried WinTasks 5, but it only blocks the program if a user initiates program. Because a pop-up isn't intiated by a user, WinTasks does not block it.

Does anyone else know of a program that will completely block Firefox and MSN, but also have the option of un-blocking them after I'm done playing a game?

PS: I know I really should find a way to get rid of the pop-ups, but all my Anti-Virus/Spam/Malware/Adware programs freeze up when it tries to fix all the infected fiiles.

Answer:Program that can block another program from running.

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Hello! I just recently joined this site and this is my first post. I just have one question, hope somebody can help me with this. I'm developing this application wherein an application(not mine) will pass a value(in this case, a phone number) to my application. Once received, my application will search and pull from the database any other information regarding this number. I am using VB6 as front end and SQL Server 2000 as backend. Please note that my application is running when the value is passed. Please help..

Answer:Passing Values to a running VB application

In normal situations where the apps are running on the same computer...
Use SendMessage with WM_USER. Look up SendMessage with google.

Getting the handle to the other app is where you need to be creative.
A) Have the other app get your window handle by window text.
B) Have the other app read a text document that your program wrote when it started with the handle written in it.

In your case. The only way I can think to do it is by a shared file containing the phone numebr to look up. Have the number producing app append to a text document, the phone number/separated by a certain character; #8973458754#3457658324...
Have your app check that file for numbers on a loop making sure to sleep for 5 seconds or so - Sleep(5000) to give the number producing app a chance to open the file and write numbers. When your app reads the first number, remove it and write the text document anew. That is the short explanation. There are other details dealing with writing and reading files that I didn't get into.

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I recently got a new laptop running windows 8.1. I installed a program called moveslink2 which works with my sunto gps watch to record training data and statistics, It worked fine for the first few weeks but then began coming up with the error message "application cannot be started, please contact the application vendor."I have tried uninstalling it but when i try to re install it the same message pops up. The application used to start every time i booted up the computer so i don't know if that could be something to do with it? i'm at a complete loss so any help would be massively appreciated! 
Many Thanks
If it helps the details that come up when it crashes are
Windows : 6.2.9200.0 (Win32NT)
Common Language Runtime : 4.0.30319.34014
System.Deployment.dll : 4.0.30319.33440 built by: FX45W81RTMREL
clr.dll : 4.0.30319.34014 built by: FX45W81RTMGDR
dfdll.dll : 4.0.30319.33440 built by: FX45W81RTMREL
dfshim.dll : 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Deployment url :
Server : AmazonS3
Deployment Provider url :
Application url :
Server : AmazonS3
Deployment Identity : Moveslink2.application, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKe... Read more

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Dear forumers,

I have an issue with a non-unicode program. I want to learn to type the Russian standard keyboard layout (ЙЦУКЕН) so have an application which teaches me called Anykey 1.02 Demo. The problem is that this is not a fully unicode application and since my system is not set to russian at Control Panel -> Regional Settings -> Advanced tab, Anykey won't display cyrillic letters correctly, it shows questionmarks instead. Of course, it'd be simple to just set up the system run non-unicode applications in Russian, but it also messes up everything (another non-unicode apps). It's not really comfortable to restart the system every time I want to practice by Anykey, so I'm asking if there's any way to run an application (only one, separately from the other) with different non-unicode settings (eg. a command or *.manifest file or sg.)?

Thanks for your help

Answer:Running an application with different non-unicode settings


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When my desktop appears after logging on, "Usernit logon application not running" appears. Subsequently I cannot sign onto windows live mail. How can I rectify this without set up disks?

Answer:Usernit Logon Application not running

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests (located at this link: Hardware Diags ). They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:


H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

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

Please perform the above malware scans first.
If malware is found, please follow these steps: NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

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i am kinda newbie to the 64 bit world and i am trying to buy a new laptop which is preloaded with 64bit version of windows vista home premium. but my question is can i run all the apps that i use now on the new machine.
like say i want to use firefox. so can i just go to and download and run it. will it run properly? or i need some kind of special version of the software.

so can any of you help me with it before i buy the ladtop. thank you

Answer:Can you run all 32 bit application in a 64 bit system running vista?

That is a very good question. Hopefully my answer is just as good: yes. Everything should run just fine. I use firefox myself on a 64 bit and it works. All your programs should work just fine. Some may not work too well, and some have 64 bit forms, but 98% should work normally.

Thanks be to the computer gods for backwards compatibility!


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