Windows Security

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    how do you remove a progrom from add/remove list?

    Hi, a program wouldn't uninstall properly for some reason. So, after several tries, I finally decided to just delete the directory. My question is, how do I remove that program's information from system registry and Control Panel add/remove list so that Win XP doesn't think it's installed...
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    I want to buy a new CPU. Is this compatible? Mobo - GA-MA78LMT-US2H CPU - AMD FX8350
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    Explorer.exe won't run

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) OK, this one has be stumped. This is my neighbors pc, he has only one account set up, the administrator account has been set to limited, he has not installed SP2. I have run all the usual utilities, i.e. full virus scan...
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    Calculator shortcut

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) How can I create a shortcut so that I can open up my calculator, either by going to my desktop or my start menu; preferably both? I run windows xp. Thanks! -- Bill Allen
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    8GB RAM But 3.96GB Usable?

    Hey guys , I've got two sticks of Patriot Black Mamba DDR3 Ram at 4GB each and recently it shows that I've only got 3.96GB Usable and shows Single Channel Memory Mode In The Bios? Both sticks are picked up and shown but it only shows 4GB usable and single channel rather than dual channel. I've...
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    Dodgy dvdr/rw

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?) My dvd and cdr/rw will record from the computer but when i try to play from them to the computer nothing shows on the screen and no sound as well the device manager lists them as working ok, i have them set as...
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    Computer restarts when gaming

    okay so lately my computer has been restarting randomly when gaming, it may do it in a few minutes or a few hours please help me solve this problem. System Specs: Windows 7 ultimate FSP RA650 Raider 650W OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III MSI twin frozer gtx...
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    XP SP3

    There will be a SP3 for XP. But not untill Vista releases.
  9. nastynas

    Finished ordering my Build...all thats left is graphics card..

    so my build so far ran me 1.1k and my budget for a graphics card is probably 500 dollars max this is what i got so far CASE: cooler master haf XM MONITOR: Asus VS228H-P 21.5" LED Monitor STORAGE: WEstern digital caviar black 1TB CPU: Intel core i5-3570k CPU COOLER: Corsair Hydro Series...
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    Windows Error

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?) Hello Please could someone help me out witht his error. I get a blue screeen and it says: A process thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been terminated error code 0x000000F4 (0x00000003...
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    I5 3570k fan noise

    Hello, I just finished upgrading my PC. I put in a new mobo, processor, memory, and psu. I even upgraded my OS from XP to Windows 8. My problem is the stock fan that came with my i5 3570k is making odd noises. When I first boot up, before the OS is loaded, the fan kicks into high gear and makes...
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    Best man

    pls tell me where to find the best man in germany
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    Memory card formatter software free download

    my memory card is not format or delete data :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
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    Which build is better for gaming?

    Which of these 2 builds is better for gaming and will be able to be upgraded in the future?
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    SP2 suddenly doesn't recognize AVG

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?) It started this morning with a Trojan horse. That was picked up by Spybot S&D, then I ran Adaware, and made sure AVG was updated and ran that. Interestingly, AVG did NOT pick up the Trojan. Spybot and Ad Aware both...
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    Is this good? opinions?

    Hi! Heres my system: i52500K @ 4.3 with CM Hyper 212 evo (push/pull) Sapphire HD 7950 with boost (115./1425) 8GB 1600 Corsair memory MSI Z77-G45 Samsung 840 Series 120gb ssd Seagate Barracuda 500 GB Ultra LSP 650 (external usb toshiba 1tb external hdd) win7 ultimate CM Eliete 430 with top...
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    GTX 650 ti vs Radeon 7850 HD ?

    my computer specifications : Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz 3.30GHz RAM: 4.00 GB System type: windows 7 professional 32-bit My PSU : 400watt My screen resolution: (1366x768) which one of the both cards will run today games high like bio shock infinite or tomb raider ? how...
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    Silly me!

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?) I've had no new messages since the 18th aug! So, today, out of curiosity I went to 'view/current view' and discovered that it was set to 'show downloaded messages only'! How daft can you get? -- Alan Reply to alan (dot)...
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    ATI Radeon HD 5450 - No sound over HDMI

    Hello. I am trying to hook my PC to my TV through HDMI and although the video is perfect I am not getting any sound on the TV. I am using XP. I have gone to Sound and Audio devices, audio tab and under sound playback it only gives the option of Realtek HD Audio output.
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    Driver Question

    Hello everyone, I'm looking to clean up my HDD a bit and I found that all the old NVIDIA drivers are still in there. Is it ok to delete previous versions and keep only the most recent?
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    Graphics Card signal dies and come back to life

    So i installed a GTX 550 ti In this system: Core 2 Quad 6600 P45 Platinum MSI DDR2 800 3 GB 600w Power Supply And sometimes it sends video signal to the Monitor and sometimes don´t I DONT know what to do, the Graphics Card is plugged with the suplementary connector (2 Molex to 1 PCIE)...
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    Weirdest Thing I've Ever Seen Monitors Do

    I have 3 Acer 201HL monitors in an Eyefinity setup. If the monitors are plugged in via the DVI port the picture is fine. However, if the monitors use a DVI to Mini Displayport adapter, the picture goes crazy. Green static fills all dark areas and purple/pink in all light areas. I know it's...
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    Cannot logon

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?) Using Win XP Home SP2. Recently I restarted my computer (after having completed a defrag) and when the Welcome screen came up along with my user account it said "Loading user profile.... and then came up with...
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    Windows 8 faster battery draining

    Hey i dont know why my Laptop battery draining very fast in windows 8 :( Model Hp 6107 tx Battery timing 1:30 min if fully charged :( i unable to find any Hp help and windows 8 drivers :(
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    Need advice with gaming laptop

    i will be buying a gaming laptop by the next week. its going to be MSI mostly. i have 2 choices 1. msi gt70 (i7-3610 12gb ram, GTX675M, 17.3" FullHD) - 1250$ (buying it off a friend) 2. msi gx60 (a10-4600m apu, 8gbram, 7970M, 15.6" FullHD) - 1200$ i am looking to go for the second option. as...
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    i had to restore my acer aspire to its factory settings and in the process lost my cam drivers i have audio but no cam detected i have done wind updates but not any luck what do i need to do
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    New internet

    Changed my optimum online plan from 15mbps to 50mbps. On it does show the correct speeds but whenever I'm browsing I don't see the difference. It still feels like nothing major improved and sometimes the loading/download speeds are the same as 15mbps. On games such as LoL, the...
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    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?) Have just installed the XP service pack update on my laptop no longer starts windows up. Just a fatal system error. anyone else had problems with it, or have a solution Matt
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    floppy disk

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?) is there any way to read floppy disk that were created on other versions of windows on windows xp
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    How do i res stores 32 bits on my computer

    I lost my 32bit system on my pc and i cant do anything without it, it came with a 32bit and a 64bit when i bought this pc 9 months, how do i install the 32bit again in my system, Help
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    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?) Using XP Home: When booting, the desktop appears and then the System 32 file folder opens on top of it. What is the possible cause and how do I get it to stop doing that?
  32. pal369

    Dell INSPIRON 1750 Problem

    Hello, Trying to fix a friends laptop. It's a new Dell INSPIRON 1750 purchased from QVC. Runs Windows 7 along with all the regular stuff on it. He updated his McAffe ant-virus to three year. After all that, the only program that will load is Windows Media Player. Is there a solution to our...
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    Programs using extra CPU/100% CPU usage

    Hello, a friend of mine recently went back to using their laptop after their main computer died (Doesn't receive power, getting it fixed soonish possibly). Their laptop uses Vista, and they used to mainly use the laptop around 1 year ago. Since then, their parents sometimes use it to watch...
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    Printer installation Cannot create a file when that file a..

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?) I help administer a three computer peer-to-peer network running Windows XP Home Edition. All printers are shared. Most are connected directly to a computer via USB. At some point ~3 months ago, one of the computers...
  35. N.Broekhuijsen

    FSP Reveals New 80+ Silver, Platinum PSUs

    FSP has released four new PSUs, two in the Raider lineup and two from the Aurum lineup. FSP Reveals New 80+ Silver, Platinum PSUs : Read more
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    New User HELP!!!! Part 2

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?) I went to dell and downloaded the driver for my modem. When I tried to open it, the little hourglass on my pointer would come up, but the file would never begin to install. So, I then went to the manufacturer of the...
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    computer with no monitor -- how to run

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.work_remotely (More info?) I am contemplating replacing an older P II computer. I'd like to continue using it for certain purposes by sticking it under the desk and just letting it run 24/7. I have a wireless router and it is plugged into...
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    On screen info window

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?) When I place the mouse on an icon, a window opens and explains what to do. What is this window called, and how do I turn it off?
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    I have a computer which i got a couple of days ago, the first thing i did was connect wireless adaptor computer worked fine then i tried to install nvidia grapics card, when i turned computer on after installing grapics card computer would not turn on so i took it out and computer worked fine...