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Can not open secondary email account using Outlook 7

Q: Can not open secondary email account using Outlook 7

When I try to open my wife's email using Outlook 7 we get a message that says cannot open our default email folder: File access is denied. You do not have the permission to access the file c:/users/myname/appData/microsoft/outlook/outlook.pst. Comcast is my internet provider and the mail account is setup through them. Please Help!

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A: Can not open secondary email account using Outlook 7

Hi,

First do you have separate log-on's?

It sounds as thought the file is not there or you are trying to import it?

Have you used Outlook to set up the account in your log-on or are you importing the file?

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Rick said:





In the Task Manager, if you were to click "Performance" and then enable "Show Kernel Times" under the "View" menu, what do you see? There should be a red line which indicates kernel times. If the line is abnormally high, then that's a good clue this could be driver related or hardware related.Click to expand...

Thanks for your reply!

I don't know if that's abnormal or not, but you can check that photo and see

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ipconfig /release then renew, it reads that it cannot be renewed while it has its media disconnected leading me to believe that the wireless was turned off which it is not.Click to expand...

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cannot acquire DNS or even ping the gatewayClick to expand...

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A:BIOS detects secondary SATA HD, but XP doesn't!

Update to my previous condition...

An update,

I ran AVG antivirus on that software while having the 250 GB drive plugged in. It scanned the primary disk and the 1TB drive, and then asked for reboot, I allowed, and on rebooting, it selected the 1st partition of 250GB drive for scandisk! It scanned it, marked several segments as bad, and then met with "an unexpected error" and terminated the scandisk... Booted into win xp, and here comes my 250 GB alive... I then checked the Event Logger, and found lots of system event alert logs specifying the issue related to bad sectors!

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Please help!
What should I do now?
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Hi, first I would run the Seagate diagnostics to check the hard drive is still healthy following this guide.



Identify the make of your hard drive and then use one of the links below to get the manufacturers diagnostic for ISO CD. Burn the image file to a CD, boot the PC with the disc in the drive and run the diagnostics. You first need to set the CD drive to 1st in the boot order in the Bios setup.

If you do not have an image burner use this free software to make the CD.

http://www.isoimageburner.com/



ExcelStor: http://www.excelstor.com/eng/support.php?sub_id=3

Hitachi/IBM: http://www.hitachigst.com/support/downloads/

Samsung: http://www.samsung.com/global/business/hdd/support/downloads/support_in_es.html

Seagate, Maxtor & Quantum:http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads

Western Digital:http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?lang=en

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Toshiba Fujitsu: http://sdd.toshiba.com/main.aspx?Path=SoftwareUtilities#diagnostic

If you have a Toshiba hard drive I would suggest the use of the diagnostics from the Seagate link as this will work on all makes of drive and on any OS.Click to expand...

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A:How to open ports on your router

ragne2 said:





I was wondering on how to open ports so i can run a server and be a host.

Is there any programs that can actually open ports on ur router for you?
cause im too lazy to do all that command promt stuff. but if using command prompt is the only wy ill do it.Click to expand...

Opening a port is a goofy term - - let's start with just using a port.
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Code:
TCP 0.0.0.0:[B]135 [/B]0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING
TCP 0.0.0.0:[B]445 [/B]0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING
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TCP 0.0.0.0:[B]44501 [/B]0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING
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Code:

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|
+ ------- System A
|
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A:XP Boots off of secondary drive?

Rick2884 said:





Hi,
I am new to this forum and looking for some support. I have a Dell XPS desktop with XP Pro SP3. I have two identical SATA drives. I use the second one for back-up. I created a duplicate image of SATA0 (My C: Drive) using Acronis True Image Home. When I completed the process and rebooted, the computer boots off of the new F: drive rather than the old C: drive.Click to expand...

I don't understand
You created a duplicate image, and then you left the drive in there?
Imaging is not backing up data exactly. It is there to make another copy of your entire drive
But since you left it in, I'm sure Windows then got all messed up wondering whats happened to all the old paths C Drive etc

Now, it is not a perfect image anymore, anyway :rolleyes:

Exactly what do you want to "backup"? Because this will change what is suggested to do
Presently you need to to run bootcfg /rebuild, but I wouldn't even do that until we confirm what you want backed up, and then to make the system drive C drive again (only)
 

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Xp
http://www.dougknox.com/xp/scripts_desc/xp_cd_dvd_fix.htm

Vista:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929461/en-us

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A:How to open the back of a Compaq FP5315 LCD Monitor

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A:Secondary hard disk drive 0,1 not not found at boot up

ok i swapped ide cables with hard drives..it does reboot properly
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Hi stephen1711, :wave:

I am not a mod, but
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umm

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I ran spy bot, AVG, adaware,CC cleaner, looked over my shoulder, repeated including re-booting and still the refrain goes on. Thanks in advance for any help.
 

A:Email Sounds distress

Are you kidding? What email program are you using?
 

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A:Cannot get to work IDE master HD, SATA secondary HD

You probably need to use a partition manager to get that drive going, I've had a few drives that give me I/O errors no matter what unless I set up the partition entirely outside of Windows.

I use Acronis Disk Manager, but Gparted is free solution that does it just as well.
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php

If that doesn't work, you might have one of the older motherboards that don't support simultaneous PATA/SATA (IDE=PATA) use. I had to change jumpers on mine to make it do both, so you might want to look into that as well.
 

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A:Help! Can't open flash drive

Does it ask for the program when you try to access your flash drive from My Computer?
 

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I hope I'm putting this in the right place and I know it's probably I really simplistic question, but here it is:

I have Comcast Cable internet via modem that connects to my DLink 4500 gaming router. I have a PC(wired) , Laptop (wireless), another PC(wired), and XBox360(wireless) all connected to the Cable internet and home network.

I was thinking about changing my Comcast mail to Outlook express -- is this a good Idea? Can it be done? If so how do I do it? If I do it will all my mail accounts go through Outlook or can I just do mine and not my son's and husband's? Sorry again if this is not the place, but I figured you're used to newbies not knowing where to post. Thanks
 

A:Comcast Mail to Outlook Express

Your Comcast email is known as a Webmail solution, while Outlook, Outlook Express
are Pop3 Email Clients.

All you need is to configure your Email Client to access the Postoffice @ Comcast;
you will actually still be able to use BOTH

The Comcast settings are here
 

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Whazzzup withat??

Is it possible that it is the actual ide male on the motherboard? I tried switching the ide cable but it is just the same.

Booo!

Please help. I know nothing about mommy boards.
 

A:Secondary EDE channel is not working correctly?

It's because your lower and/or upper filters are corrupt. Do a Google search for a tutorial on how to edit the registry. I won't type it out here because I don't want to be responsible if you mess something up.

Anyways, delete those filters, reboot, let Windows reinstall the drivers and you'll be fine.
 

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Good morning I have a HP Pavillion Desktop computer at home email with Trouble and I recently signed up for Comcast high-speed internet Trouble with email which is run thru a cable modem The internet works great and is very fast Here is my problem I cannot do any kind of email If I try to click on the login button to sign in to our account it says quot page cannot be displayed quot It does this if you try to do any kind of email This is the first time that I have ever had this problem on my computer We didn t have internet on the computer for about a year and a half I Trouble with email also went to Apple com the other day and tried to download the latest versio of iTunes and it said quot page cannot be displayed quot Someone suggested turning off my Windows firewall I really didn t want to do that but I tried it and it didn t solve anything My Norton Security is out of date and needs to be updated but I don t know if that would have anything to do with it or not Any help would be greatly appreciated Thank you nbsp

A:Trouble with email

You are a little vague on specifics.

Did you create a new Email account with Comcast during the install?

Are you trying to use that account or an 'old' account on another ISP?

Do you also use a router? Kind/type?
 

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A:Programs Not Responding, Task Manager won't open

You probably have a hard drive failing
 

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A:My flash disk won't open anymore

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HP USB Disk Storage Format Utility
Http://downloads.pcworld.com/pub/new/utilities/peripherals/SP27608.exe

Will format any USB flash drive
It can be known to recover Flash drives that are un-responsive too.



If that doesn't work try this one:

Hard Disk Low Level Format Tool


Please note: These methods will remove all data on your Flash Drive


Recovery Software (if you want to try to recover anything from the drive)

Try this one: http://www.z-a-recovery.com/unformat-tutorial.htm
It is free for up to four folder down, ie
E:\Documents and Setting\UserName\My Documents\My Pictures
1,2,3,4 folders down

A lot free ones to choose from, h e r e

Please let me know of the outcome
 

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