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Can i upgrade from WIN7 to WIN10 "for free" ?

Q: Can i upgrade from WIN7 to WIN10 "for free" ?

Hello i bought Pc from 1 guy.
....
its care who is that guys...
but my question is
if i can upgrade to windows 10 without purchasing them, or buying key
i started PC and microsoft quested me if i want to upgrade because my win7 is old
or something...

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A: Can i upgrade from WIN7 to WIN10 "for free" ?

Hi Welcome to Windows Central! Give this a look. I have no experience with this, so you're on your own! http://forums.windowscentral.com/e?l...token=tEsdeZOr

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/442605-can-i-upgrade-win7-win10-free.html
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Anyone have any experience with this? I'm not planning on upgrading anytime soon, but today I spent some time running my Win7/8 keys through a clean install of Win10 in a VM (well, first one clean, the others I used the "Change Product Key" function in Win10, which did return succesful activations).

Does this work for enabling their use in future installs of Win10? Requiring a call due to hardware change is acceptable too
 

A:"Flagging" Win7/8 keys for Win10 upgrade via VM

Try installing another Win10 in another VM and see if it auto activates.
Don't use a key when you install.
 

https://hardforum.com/threads/flagging-win7-8-keys-for-win10-upgrade-via-vm.1906491/
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I'm trying to find out for certain if I can keep win7 as my OS from now on and not have to worry about Microsoft forcing an upgrade to win10. My reasons for not moving to win10 are irrelevant to the question.

No matter how I word the question on google all of the answers are biased toward what I need to do to upgrade to win10. I figured someone here might have some insight.

I'd appreciate any feedback...

A:I want to use win7 "forever" and never upgrade to win10

Hi,
Well I don't see why not as long as you don't download and install win-10 preparation updates :/

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/387118-i-want-use-win7-forever-never-upgrade-win10.html
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I have a brand new HP ProBook 455 (A10-8700P CPU) that came with Win10. I would like to backlevel it to Win7 using a clean install (from DVD), including a repartition of the hard drive. (I've done clean installs before, including backleveling from Win8.1 to Win7, so this isn't my first rodeo.) As near as I can tell, the BIOS supports legacy boot, and the CPU supports Win7. I've already created recovery disks, just in case I screw something up.

Any other "gotchas" I need to be aware of? Any other prep I need to do before I take the plunge?

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/400499-any-gotchas-when-backleveling-win10-win7.html
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Hello,

I hope this is the correct sub-forum.

I have a family member with an issue that I cannot solve my googling the problem.

The family member tried to upgrade their windows 7 to windows 10. Something went wrong (apparently - I was not there) and it restored to Windows 7. Now one of their other hard drives appears to be completely empty (931gb of 931gb free) and it was renamed to "system reserved". The drive letters has been switched with the dvd-drive.

Is there any way to move the system reserved part to the c:\ drive where it belongs and save the data?

Thank you

A:Upgrade from Win 7 -> Win10 failed. Now other HD "system reserved"

All you have to do is set the C partition Active and run startup repair until windows boots again.

There is no moving of the system reserved partition, you are simply writing the system files to the C partition so windows will boot again, but as I have said, the C partition HAS to be marked Active in order to do that. It can easily be done with a partition Wizard Boot CD and a System Repair Disc, also known a Startup repair disc, made on any Windows 7 machine of the same bit version, 32 or 64 bit and of the same Service Pack version, hopefully your Windows version was Service Pack 1.

It can also be marked Active using Diskpart with your install DVD or aforementioned System repair disc.

Method 2

Partition - Mark as Active

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/387959-upgrade-win-7-win10-failed-now-other-hd-system-reserved.html
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This problem is very similar to the one described in thread:
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Norton Startup Manager lists "Windows Command Processor", and when I deselect it, it re-selects when I click on APPLY.

Win10 task manager does not show this task in the Startup list.

No noticable symptoms, but I was wondering if it was some kind of infection.

Following the advice given to the member in the thread mentioned above, I downloaded and ran FRST, then ran it again with the fixlist. The problem persists.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

A:Win10 upgrade, "Win Command Processor"?

Just updated to version 1511-10586 and now have "Windows Command Processor" TWICE in the Norton Startup list.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f100/win10-upgrade-win-command-processor-1071186.html
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This problem is very similar to the one described in thread:
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Norton Startup Manager lists "Windows Command Processor", and when I deselect it, it re-selects when I click on APPLY.

Win10 task manager does not show this task in the Startup list.

No noticable symptoms, but I was wondering if it was some kind of infection.

Following the advice given to the member in the thread mentioned above, I downloaded and ran FRST, then ran it again with the fixlist. The problem persists.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f50/win10-upgrade-win-command-processor-1071186.html
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Is it possible to upgrade in place from win7 32bit to win7 64bit.

Is it better to do a clean new 64bit install?

thank-you!

A:upgrade win7 32bit to win7 64bit "in place" ?

A fresh install is your only option

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/32850-upgrade-win7-32bit-win7-64bit-place.html
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A:W8 free upgrade --will it be retail or full of "Vendors rubbish"

I don't think it's really illegal for companies to do so, annoying yes. Illegal? Don't see laws broken. Shoot, take your PC to a Microsoft Store, pay them 100 dollars and they get rid of that crap for you so you have pure, clean, quintessential Windows with the proper software that you probably will use like Windows Essentials and Windows Defender. Vizio does that too with their PCs, THANK GOD!

Well, from what I've tried with it and researched and read about, it seems very simple. The little window to install Windows 8 within Windows 7 already running asks for your product key (I think it will just detect the product key installed already as there might be an option that does that) and just downloads, then installs to upgrade to Windows 8. You are able, from what I've tried out, able to create install media with a DVD or USB from the setup window to install Windows at a later time, but I don't believe you will still get the upgrade option as it won't work that way.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/9549-w8-free-upgrade-will-retail-full-vendors-rubbish.html
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A:Windows 10 "Free upgrade" after hardware change?

Yes. It's tied to the motherboard, not a specific hard drive.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/48242-windows-10-free-upgrade-after-hardware-change.html
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"no such interface support"

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A:Upgrade from Win7 Ultimate "keep nothing" option ONLY

I have this issue too. My Windows Upgrade Assistant gives me only 1 option.

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/10481-upgrade-win7-ultimate-keep-nothing-option-only.html
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So, can somebody point me to a resource that says yes or no?

Thanks

A:Some clarification on the "free" Win 10 upgrade please

According to Microsoft the only requirements to upgrade to Windows 10 are:






Quote:
The only requirements are that a) your device is compatible, and b) you?re running genuine Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows 8.1 (Update).


https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-faq

To check for compatibility have your friend check out this tutorial from our sister site Ten Forums:

Get Windows 10 app - Check Compatibility Report for Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/372174-some-clarification-free-win-10-upgrade-please.html
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A:Win7 "workstation" to WinXP "server" file copy FAIL

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A:Zemana "Anti-Logger": FREE version "discontinued"

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Hello First of all thanks for this space and for the help I am experiencing "MemoryManagement", BSODs in total 64 also "SystemServiceException" and Win7 freezes two kinds of BSODs on my Win They are System Service Exception and Memory Management Also I am getting complete freezes of the kind where keyboard stop working mouse too everything and you have to turn of CPU to restart These problems occur mostly when using Google Chrome Youtube often and playing games such as Need Ford Speed Carbon Sid Meiers Railroads Grid Left Dead and others Also when streaming music This machine of mine is brand new has around months of use and has been assembled from several parts BSODs "SystemServiceException" and "MemoryManagement", also total freezes in Win7 64 bought separatedly The freezes and BSODs happen since the purchase and installation of Chrome and games I never installed other operating systems on this PC Windows bits is BSODs "SystemServiceException" and "MemoryManagement", also total freezes in Win7 64 the first It is a top class machine with grade on most items except disks OS - Windows x What was original installed OS on system This one OEM version came pre-installed on system or full retail version Full retail Age of system months Age of OS installation months also CPU - Athlon II X Video Card - ATI Radeon HD MotherBoard - Ecs Black Series A gxm-Ad Am Ddr GX SB Power Supply - brand amp wattage - OCZ SXS watts Memory - GB DDR Corsair Disks - WDC WD AACS GB and MAXTOR STM AS GB The required ZIP files are attached Thanks

A:BSODs "SystemServiceException" and "MemoryManagement", also total freezes in Win7 64

Hi -

As you know, the files are in Portuguese, but the dumps are in the universal language of hexadecimal and I did find a few things which may help.

The bugchecks on the 8 mini kernel memory dump files -

(4) 0x3b (0xc0000005,,,) = system service exception, 0xc0000005 = memory access violation

(4) 0x1a (0x41790,,,) = memory management error

Both could be caused by rogue 3rd party drivers. Daemon Tool/ Alcohol/ other CD emulation software is undoubted involved and needs to be removed.

Update the first two drivers. Remove Daemon/ Alcohol and the burning app containing the pcouffin.sys driver -

Code:

netr7364.sys Thu Mar 12 23:13:08 2009 (49B9CF44) - RT73 USB Wireless LAN Card

RTKVHD64.sys Fri May 22 14:04:20 2009 (4A16E924) - Realtek HD audio

sptd.sys Sun Oct 11 16:55:14 2009 (4AD24632) - CD emulation

a0omnhk0.SYS Fri Aug 07 09:30:20 2009 (4A7C2C6C) - unknown; dynamically allocated by CD emulation software

pcouffin.sys Tue Dec 05 09:39:30 2006 (457584A2) - CD/ DVD burning driver
Your wifi is probably either Linksys or Ralink. Try both sites.
Linksys --> http://www.linksysbycisco.com/US/en/support
Ralink --> http://www.ralinktech.com/support.php

Realtek --> http://www.realtek.com.tw/DOWNLOADS/

Remove Daemon/Alcohol, update the wifi driver and the Realtek audio driver and see if BSODs persist.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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BUGCHECK SUMMARY

Code:

Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Tue Apr 13 08:35:09.744 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:14.398
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002d2de13, fffff880071faee0, 0}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiRelinkStandbyPage+e3 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Sat Apr 10 06:45:30.474 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:03:59.503
BugCheck 1A, {41790, fffffa80008a2c40, ffff, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+339d6 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_41790
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Fri Apr 9 08:33:59.241 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:22.270
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002d62105, fffff88007dd5c90, 0}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiGetTopLevelPfn+65 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Thu Apr 8 22:30:33.678 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:55.707
BugCheck 1A, {41790, fffffa8000847320, ffff, 0}
Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!SURFACE::bDeleteSurface+3c8 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x1a_41790
PROCESS_NAME: chrome.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Wed Apr 7 20:36:32.284 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:14.313
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002d10105, fffff88007bf8c90, 0}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiGetTopLevelPfn+65 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Wed Apr 7 08:35:28.246 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:01:13.275
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002d64105, fffff8800811dc90, 0}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiGetTopLevelPfn+65 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: svchost.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Debug session time: Sat Apr ... Read more

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Thanks in advance.

A:"upgrade" from win7 RC

All programs must be re-installed.

A glimps of things to come and those that began yesterday for your Windows 7 RC installation -

Windows 7 RC (Release Candidate) Expiration - June 1, 2010

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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I can't "extend" my "C" Drive even tho there is free space??
 
I have 251GB free and I cant add it to my C OS drive?
 
Picture:
 
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A:I can't "extend" my "C" Drive even tho there is free space??

The Free Space is in an Extended partition.
Right click on the free space and delete the Extended partition. You can then extend the C partition into the Unallocated space released.

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What means cache?

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A:Diff.between "available" and "free" physical memory?

Available is the only one that matters. Available shows what is capable of being used by Programs. Without paging other lower priority processes out of memory. It is a combination of both Cache and Free.

http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/114504-diff-between-available-free-physical-memory.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/9027-install-time-difference-between-upgrade-custom.html
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Based on this:
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b/930985/en-us
Its not.
:(

A:No "clean install" in "Upgrade" version of Vista

Ether you have to format your hd or put it over xp
P.S you need xp product coad if you clean install the hd

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/no-clean-install-in-upgrade-version-of-vista-137903.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/win7-how-to-add-sticky-note-to-right-click-new-567441.html
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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-explorer-duration-column-no-seconds-just-hours-and-minutes-253928.html
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A:Cannot boot into Win7 installer. "insert proper boot media" and "flashing underscore"

From where did you buy Windows 7 Ultimate? Did you not get a set of two DVDs with your purchase?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cannot-boot-into-win7-installer-insert-proper-boot-media-and-flashing-underscore.1121694/
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Home or home premium upgrades to home

Pro or Ultimate upgrades to Pro

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/371990-win10-upgrade-does-pro-pro-home-home.html
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A:Can I use "my" Dell Win7 Pro disc to reinstall Win7 on a friend's PC infested with malware?

Jupitermoon,
If you are able to get online with your friends computer you can click the link below and follow the instructions to download Windows 7 from Microsoft. Since he already paid for the upgrade and has the key code there should be no problems. There is also a link below to download the drivers for the Inspiron 620 below.
Windows Anytime Upgrade
Inspiron 620 Drivers and Downloads
Drivers Install Order and Help
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-Jesse L and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your Dell Order number.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/t/19670968
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http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/33415-last-nights-win10-update-message-hi-knock-effect-google.html
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A:UNWANTED "price peep" program that seems to have crept onto Win10

Originally Posted by starflyr


About a week or so ago, I noticed a popup when I load Safari on my Windows 10 machine. The message says...

Safari can't verify the identify of the website "static.pricepeep00.pricepeep.net". The certificate for the website is invalid. I then get a choice of 3 options, Continue, Cancel, or Show certificate.

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Any one know how I can remove this program?

I'm in the process of running the MS Malicious Software Removal Tool which may solve this problem. If I do need a anti-virus program that will remove this popup, can anyone recommend the best one to use.



That's quite an old adware browser extension , usually added when you install something and don't watch what you agree to when doing it.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can remove this (just download the free for home use version) Malwarebytes | Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium

Hitman Pro should work too http://www.surfright.nl/en/hitmanpro

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A:Win10 1607 breaks Dell 5558, "Your PC is offline..."

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Update:

FWIW Carbonite does NOT recommend including the "FileHistory" folder in their backup.

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A:Win10 native "disk cleanup" vs. CCleaner: temp files discrepancy

Originally Posted by MoxieMomma


Hi, all:

Is there a logical explanation for an enormous discrepancy between the number of "temp files" found by the native Windows "disk cleanup" utility and the number found by CCleaner?

Having set up my new OEM Win10 box ~6 days ago and having more or less finished installing all M$ updates, 3rd-party software and data, I thought I would do a bit of tidying up.
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Needless to say, I will create a system restore point before taking action.
But I am still squeamish about letting CCleaner remove a few hundred Mb of temp files, when Windows only wants to remove a fraction of that number.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,
MM



The options probably make the difference. Windows CleanMgr and cCleaner allow you to select categories. cCleaner has a bit more depth -if you select fewer categories, the difference will not be as great (it's hard to match the two exactly)

(screen shots are from my Win8 machine)

On the Windows tab: I clean almost everything
- other people don't (recent, passwords, events, prefetch.....)


On the Application tab: I clean almost everything


In the Registry function, I clean everything (yes to backup if important). I leave the file association errors until something else is reported (usually I uninstall something I wanted to test)
-> You might have to run the registry cleanup function two or three times to catch reg entries that have dependencies on entries cleaned in the previous runs.

I've never had an issue on any machine after running cCleaner - a few other people have experiences some anomalies.

http://www.tenforums.com/performance-maintenance/56594-win10-native-disk-cleanup-vs-ccleaner-temp-files-discrepancy.html
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Several possibilities here: Second taskbar in windows7? [Solved] - Windows 7 - Windows 7

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She has an HP system that was recently upgraded to 'Win 10 Home'. Is there any known issues with HP computers and Win 10 networking?

My first thought is to see if there's an updated HP network adapter driver for her computer that might resolve whatever's complaining. But I'll wait to see if anyone here has seen this behaviour before and knows of an easy solution.

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A:Win10 Reports "No internet access" when there is.

Make sure, that all network services are allowed and running.

sc config Dhcp start= auto
sc config Dnscache start= auto
sc config DPS start= auto
sc config lmhosts start= auto
sc config NlaSvc start= auto
sc config nsi start= auto
sc config Wcmsvc start= auto

sc config NcbService start= demand
sc config Netman start= demand
sc config netprofm start= demand
sc config WinHttpAutoProxySvc start= demand
sc config WlanSvc start= demand
sc config WwanSvc start= demand

net start DPS
net start nsi
net start NlaSvc
net start Dnscache
net start Dhcp
net start Wcmsvc

It can also help to disable and enable the network adapter.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/59963-win10-reports-no-internet-access-when-there.html
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Bump.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-whole-computer-studders-skips-lags-have-event-viewer-report-please.981934/
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Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: On the "my computer" list, I double-click on disks and get "search" instead of "open"

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-on-the-my-computer-list-i-double-click-on-disks-and-get-search-instead-of-open.407035/
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A:Win7 - "View Update History" vs. "Installed Update"

In your description, you might have switched the observations.

"History" is a log that tracks attempts at installing specific updates. One user might have multiple failed attempts for a particular update; or multiple successful attempts if one was looking for a source of a problem.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/247462-win7-view-update-history-vs-installed-update.html
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A:Upgrading Win7 to Win10 for free ?

hi the free period is over so no not that I know of

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/401838-upgrading-win7-win10-free.html
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A:Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE HELP)

**(DONT KNOW IF THIS WILL HELP..)***

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/whole-computer-studders-skips-lags-have-event-viewer-report-please-help.981932/
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A:[Solved] mplay32.exe,1"/play/close"%L"." and sndrec32.exe"%L"."

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-mplay32-exe-1-play-close-l-and-sndrec32-exe-l.197498/
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A:Changing the "minimize" "maximize" and "close" buttons of a theme

Use Windows Style Builder to do that...

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/200947-changing-minimize-maximize-close-buttons-theme.html
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I have attached the folder from the SF Diagnostic Tool and would appreciate any advice!
Thank you!

A:BSOD every few hours: mostly "STOP: 0x00000F4", "c00021a" & "c0000135"

Welcome to the forum.

MSINFO32:
Please go to Start and type in "msinfo32.exe" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Save the report as an .nfo file, then zip up the .nfo file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Also, save a copy as a .txt file and include it also (it's much more difficult to read, but we have greater success in getting the info from it).
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Upload a screenshot using: CrystalDiskInfo For how to upload a screenshot or file, read here
Test your Hard Drive(s) by running: Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure
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Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+: RAM - Test with Memtest86+


   Tip
Pay close attention to Part 3 of the tutorial "If you have errors"
Test the RAM with Memtest86+ for at least 7-10 passes. It may take up to 22 passes to find problems. Make sure to run it once after the system has been on for a few hours and is warm, and then also run it again when the system has been off for a few hours and is cold.


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Monitor hardware temperature with system monitoring software like Speccy or HWMonitor. Upload a screen shot of the Summary tab as well:Piriform - Speccy
CPUID - HWMonitor
For how to upload a screenshot or file, read here

Code:
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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck F4, {3, 87a2e968, 87a2ead4, 83a55cf0}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
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*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck F4, {3, 87a7bd40, 87a7beac, 83a1fcf0}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/307397-bsod-every-few-hours-mostly-stop-0x00000f4-c00021a-c0000135.html
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A:BSOD - "Memory management", "Bad pool header", "ntoskrnl.exe"

Are you over-clocking? Is the bios set to its defaults? Is the SSD set on a SATA 3 port in AHCI mode?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bsod-memory-management-bad-pool-header-ntoskrnl-exe.182278/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/311639-kyboard-deos-not-respond-keys-e-d-c-3-a.html
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I want to do following:

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Anyother suggestion will be helpful.

Please help!

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A:Want to upgrade operating system from "WINDOWS ME" to "WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL"!

Hi,
1. Back-up all your data.
2. Put CD into CD ROM (you may have to boot from CD). "Do not upgrade" do a clean install.
3. Click HERE for instructions on installation.

As you go along and if you have questions, just ask.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/want-to-upgrade-operating-system-from-windows-me-to-windows-xp-professional-42566.html
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A:who and why is anyone going for the free Win10 upgrade ?

Lots of Windows 10 news here ... Windows 10 News - Windows 10 Forums

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/68757-who-why-anyone-going-free-win10-upgrade.html
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A:Free Win10 upgrade

I know someone with a Vista (Business) PC and he received a free upgrade notice to Win10. Is this correct and if so does it just mean that the OS will be installed without saving apps and files?Click to expand...

The free upgrade applies to qualified computers that are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1.

It does NOT apply to computers that are running Windows Vista.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade.1152502/
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A:How to recover Win10 Key (free upgrade from 8.1) ?

There is no free key. If your computer came with Windows 8.x, the key is in the bios. If you wish to install from the iso, do the install without activation, then once you get into the GUI, then do the activation and it will go through.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/62231-how-recover-win10-key-free-upgrade-8-1-a.html
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A:Free win10 upgrade, MS now getting pushy about it.

The offer is for a year - July 2016 (it was released on 29th July 2015)
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade-ms-now-getting-pushy-about-it.1157945/
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A:Confused Between The Difference - "My Documents" & "Documents"-Win7?

It is the same path. The folder view shows My Documents, but the actual physical location is c:/Users/<Name>/Documents

As for the other location. Libraries is just a way of organizing different folders into one view window. any other location that you want to store documents in, you can right click on the folder and go to "Include in Library" and select Documents and when you will then see those files listed in the Library>Documents

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My Docs
Public Docs

Edit: also for clarification the Public Documents is the same way. This folder is for any documents you want anyone on your network (if you have a network set up) to see. It is named Public Documents but is located as C:\Users\Public\Documents

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/175858-confused-between-difference-my-documents-documents-win7.html
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A:Overlay/repair/in place upgrade - no "upgrade" option

Hello fxdmusic Welcome to the Seven Forums! No upgrade to repair option?

Well I won't recommend a repair of the present installation but seeing a fresh copy of 7 go on and grabbing SP1 required if you are planning to move onto to W10! Presently I have a working dual boot of both 7 and 10 across two separate hard drives where the second first seeing a clone of the previous 7 host drive now set as the second in 10's BCD boot order had failed on the spot to see the upgrade go on! What?

Following the failed first few attempts where the clone was thought to be the problem preventing the upgrade from completion when just after the first restart once the setup files had been copied to the drive from the usb installation key the Media Creation tool first used and later a 3rd party program for seeing another iso single not combination 32/64bit for 10 Pro that went onto a 16gb flash drive but seeing both 32bit and 64bit downloads the 32bit for a planned VM project later it wasn't either usb key or the second fresh install of 7 to the second drive.

But?! it was discovered that two storage and backup drives were what were seeing the newer version's boot files and temporary set up folders placed on them! Do you have any other hard drives internal or external plugged in while trying to upgrade? Unplug those before trying again!

Before I ended up taking a good look at the clean install guide seen at Ten Forums one of the other sites seen at Windows 10 Tutorials[2]=Installation%20and%20Setup where you will find a list of guides there for clean install, upgrade install, how to download and save 10 as an ISO image file, how to make up the usb key, etc. I had even tried seeing the upgrade go over the host drive's original 7 installation there but glad it failed before realizing having any non OS drives plugged during the upgrade or clean install process was a disaster in the making!

One other recommendation for you would be to get over to TF there for additional help as well as review of the guides since that forum is intended for 10 support. I think you will find that a good number of people have found themselves in familiar circumstances when trying to get 10 to go on!

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/377911-overlay-repair-place-upgrade-no-upgrade-option.html
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Hi Looking for insight advice re KB According to Infoworld it was quot Optional quot in May but I was not offered it then This KB3054476 "Important"/"Recommended"/"Optional" offered as week it was offered as quot Important quot and quot Recommended quot but only for one of my Win boxes I have read the MS KB article as well as THIS FORUM THREAD the latter of which includes a report of a BSOD due to this particular update However there isn't much out on the web about it And most of the discussion about it is overly technical for me And I am confused as to why it was previously offered as quot Optional quot but now is quot Important quot KB3054476 offered as "Important"/"Recommended"/"Optional" or quot Recommended quot I don't think I quot need quot it as I have no webcam on this box And I don't like KB3054476 offered as "Important"/"Recommended"/"Optional" to tempt fate by fixing things that are not broken So questions Is it safe to install Is it really necessary important Or would I be OK to hide it Thanks very much in advance

A:KB3054476 offered as "Important"/"Recommended"/"Optional"

The status of updates changes with circumstances.
If an update isn't relevant, it won't be offered at all.
If however it's relevant but the related software is not apparently in use, it may be 'optional' - and gravitate to 'Recommended' or 'Important' if the related software is in use.
It can also be promoted through the hierarchy by MS depending on feedback through WU and error-trapped feedback.


If you have (and use) a webcam, then it's probably best to install the update.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/372782-kb3054476-offered-important-recommended-optional.html
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I thought I was computer savvy until this problem came up When I double click my computer recycle bin control panel etc the hourglass comes up for a few seconds goes off and nothing else No error messages or anything just nothing I have viewed a few of the threads covering this and a common link was the hijack this result I have posted that here and really hope that someone can help me with this I have run SpyBotSD and adaware I have run mutiple virus scans I did an SFC and the final thing bin", I "control computer" "my "recycle open cannot panel" etc... was to repair windows using the original disk none of which has help I am running Window XP w SP Any other suggestions would be certainly appreciated Hope to here from someone soon MTCS out Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccSetMgr exe C Program Files Symantec AntiVirus DefWatch exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C PROGRA I cannot open "my computer" "control panel" "recycle bin", etc... TDSTEL ENTERN app pppoeservice exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C Program Files Symantec AntiVirus Rtvscan exe C Program Files Common Files Symantec Shared ccEvtMgr exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C WINDOWS system wuauclt I cannot open "my computer" "control panel" "recycle bin", etc... exe C Program Files Hewlett-Packard Toolbox Apache Tomcat webapps Toolbox StatusClient StatusClient exe C Program Files ScanSoft OmniPageSE OpwareSE exe C PROGRA SYMANT VPTray exe C WINDOWS BCMSMMSG exe C Program Files Adobe Photoshop Album I cannot open "my computer" "control panel" "recycle bin", etc... Starter Edition Apps apdproxy exe C Program Files HP HP Software Update HPWuSchd exe C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe C PROGRA DEFEND DEFEND PopUpKiller exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C Program Files Messenger msmsgs exe C Program Files Hewlett-Packard Toolbox Javasoft JRE bin javaw exe C Documents and Settings Charlotte Hough Desktop HijackThis exe O - BHO HP Print Enhancer - C E- - -BF - C - C Program Files HP Smart Web Printing hpswp printenhancer dll O - BHO HP Print Clips - F -DC - -A C- F D C - C Program Files HP Smart Web Printing hpswp framework dll O - BHO Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - E F-C D - D -B D- B D BE B - C Program Files Adobe Acrobat ActiveX AcroIEHelper dll O - BHO RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin for Internet Explorer - C E -B - BC - - C CA - C Program Files Real RealPlayer rpbrowserrecordplugin dll O - BHO IE PopUp-Killer Neikeisoft - E E F - C - D - D- - C PROGRA DEFEND DEFEND PopUp dll O - BHO no name - - F - D - - D F - C Program Files Spybot - Search amp Destroy SDHelper dll O - BHO SSVHelper Class - BB-D F - C-B EB-D DAF D D - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dll O - Toolbar Yahoo Toolbar - EF BD -C FB- D - F- D F - C Program Files Yahoo Companion Installs cpn yt dll O - HKLM Run StatusClient C Program Files Hewlett-Packard Toolbox Apache Tomcat webapps Toolbox StatusClient StatusClient exe auto O - HKLM Run TomcatStartup C Program Files Hewlett-Packard Toolbox hpbpsttp exe O - HKLM Run OpwareSE quot C Program Files ScanSoft OmniPageSE OpwareSE exe quot O - HKLM Run REGSHAVE C Program Files REGSHAVE REGSHAVE EXE AUTORUN O - HKLM Run vptray C PROGRA SYMANT VPTray exe O - HKLM Run BCMSMMSG BCMSMMSG exe O - HKLM Run Adobe Photo Downloader quot C Program Files Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition Apps apdproxy exe quot O - HKLM Run HP Software Update C Program Files HP HP Software Update HPWuSchd exe O - HKLM Run TkBellExe quot C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe quot -osboot O - HKCU Run SpybotSD TeaTimer C Program Files Spybot - Search amp... Read more

A:I cannot open "my computer" "control panel" "recycle bin", etc...

You may want to reinstall the operating system.

Backupthe files that are importantto you before you reinstall.

The "New" installation will overwrite the current one

If you do not format your hard drive before the reinstall the installation should not harm your files (That's why I suggest backingup your files) and will speed up the installation process.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/i-cannot-open-my-computer-control-panel-recycle-bin-etc.717788/
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Ok, so basically, whenever I turn the computer on, 3 error messages appear:

- A virtual driver failed to inicialize DLL. Chose close to end the program. H:/Windows/system32/code/pRee.exe

- A virtual driver failed to inicialize DLL. Chose close to end the program. H:/Windows/system32/code/pRee1.exe

- Error loading H:/Archiv~/GBPLUG~/gbiehcef.dll. Couldn't find specific module.

(sorry if some terms are incorrect, my computer is in Spanish, to I tried to translate as best as possible)

Please help me solve this terrible problem, it is really getting me on my nerves! (oh, and if this helps, I've recently donwloaded this so called "Limewire acceleration", and whenever I ran the setup, it didn't work. I don't really remember the name of the website I downloaded it from, sorry...)

A:Can't Open "My Documents", "Trash" or other files in "My Computer"!?

Hi and Welcome to the forum

I am almost certain that you have malware problems. Most like caused by you doing file sharing/ P2P - Limewire.

Suggest that you go here and follow the directions:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Please be advised that the malware people are very busy and it could take a couple days to assist you.

BG

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hi,

OK, this is a weird one.

I wanted to move the "My Music", "My Pictures", "My Videos" folders to another HDD. I moved the "My Documents" Folder to this HDD without a problem but the others I accidentally set the whole HDD as the folder (if that makes sense). So now the music, videos and pictures folders are set to this HDD and dont have an actual folder to change the properties of. Therein lies my dilema.

If anyone can offer any advice on this curly issue it would be greatly appreciated.

Shane

A:Remaking "My Music", "My Pictures", "My Videos" folders

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Legume


hi,

OK, this is a weird one.

I wanted to move the "My Music", "My Pictures", "My Videos" folders to another HDD. I moved the "My Documents" Folder to this HDD without a problem but the others I accidentally set the whole HDD as the folder (if that makes sense). So now the music, videos and pictures folders are set to this HDD and dont have an actual folder to change the properties of. Therein lies my dilema.

If anyone can offer any advice on this curly issue it would be greatly appreciated.

Shane


You have a backup from before the problem started? a win 7 dvd to do a repair install?
ken

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I tried to associate the file extension .txt to a new editor program
with the well known cmdline programs ASSOC and FTYPE.

No, assigning them through WinExplorer menu does not work.
But this is another problem which should not discussed here.

When I type now one of the following alternative commands at the CommandPrompt then Win7 returns me something like:

assoc .txt=txtfile

"Access denied"
The following error occurs: .txt"

or

ftype txtfile=D:\notepad++\notepad++.exe "%%1"

"Access denied"
The following error occurs: txtfile"

Why?

The command above work fine under WinXP

Peter

A:"access denied" when using "assoc" and "ftype" from cmdline?

Question:

Did you run cmd.exe with administrative previlliges?
Elevated Command Prompt

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/101442-access-denied-when-using-assoc-ftype-cmdline.html
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OK As I said I am new Hope this info is the way you need it MANY MANY THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR THE TIME amp HELP Check out the following HHEELLLPPP Logfile of HijackThis / THREAD "Context3.kanoodle" "xlime", "xads", NEW v Scan saved at PM on Platform Windows XP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer NEW THREAD / "xads", "xlime", "Context3.kanoodle" v Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system logonui exe C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C PROGRA mcafee com vso mcvsshld exe C WINDOWS System Promon exe c program files mcafee com agent mcagent exe c progra mcafee com vso mcvsescn exe C Program Files interMute AdSubtract AdSub exe C PROGRA VCOM Fix-It mxtask exe c PROGRA mcafee com vso mcvsrte exe C WINDOWS System NMSSvc exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS System MsPMSPSv exe C Program Files McAfee com VSO mcshield exe C PROGRA VCOM Fix-It mxtask exe C WINDOWS System wuauclt exe C Documents and Settings Frank M Gazzo Local Settings Temp Temporary Directory for hijackthis zip HijackThis exe R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL http www dellnet com R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Bar http websearch drsnsrch com sidesearch cgi id R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Page http websearch drsnsrch com sidesearch cgi id R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Bar http websearch drsnsrch com sidesearch cgi id R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Page http websearch drsnsrch com sidesearch cgi id R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http www dellnet com R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Search SearchAssistant http websearch drsnsrch com sidesearch cgi id R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Search CustomizeSearch http websearch drsnsrch com sidesearch cgi id R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer SearchURL Default websearch drsnsrch com q cgi q R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Local Page R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Local Page R - HKCU Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Internet Settings ProxyServer http localhost O - BHO MultiMPPObj Class - EB - - -B -FBD D B FEA - C WINDOWS multimpp dll O - BHO Band Class - F A A- C - -A - E DC AB E - no file O - BHO no name - - F - D - - D F - C PROGRA SPYBOT SDHelper dll O - BHO Google Toolbar Helper - AA ED - DD- d - -CF F - c program files google googletoolbar dll O - Toolbar amp Radio - E - F- D - E- A C - C WINDOWS System msdxm ocx O - Toolbar McAfee VirusScan - BA B -B - c -B - F F - c progra mcafee com vso mcvsshl dll O - Toolbar amp Google - C B - - d - B - A CD F - c program files google googletoolbar dll O - Toolbar no name - CDE A D-A - -BF -E B C F EB - no file O - Toolbar AdSubtract Toolbar - F AABDD- - e a- B - AC A B - C WINDOWS System adsubtb dll O - HKLM Run VSOCheckTask quot c PROGRA mcafee com vso mcmnhdlr exe quot checktask O - HKLM Run VirusScan Online quot c PROGRA mcafee com vso mcvsshld exe quot O - HKLM Run Promon exe Promon exe O - HKLM Run Microsoft Works Update Detection C Program Files Common Files Microsoft Shared Works Shared WkUFind exe O - HKLM Run MCUpdateExe C PROGRA McAfee com Agent mcupdate exe O - HKLM Run MCAgentExe c PROGRA mcafee com agent mcagent exe O - Startup AdSubtract lnk C Program Files interMute AdSubtract AdSub exe O - Global Startup Microsoft Find Fast lnk C Program Files Microsoft Office Office FINDFAST EXE O - Extra context menu item amp Google Search - res c program files google GoogleToolbar dll cmsearch html O - Extra context menu item AdSubtract Bypass Site - res C Program Files interMute AdSubtract AdSub exe O - Extra context menu item AdSubtract Cloak Image - res C Program Files interMute AdSubtract A... Read more

A:NEW THREAD / "xads", "xlime", "Context3.kanoodle"

hi

how to create a folder ?

right click anywhere in your desktop
click new,a tab opens ,click folder ,name it hjtantivirus .

download again hijackthis and install it in the new created folder .

your hjt is here now
C:\Documents and Settings\Frank M. Gazzo\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

it will not work properly if it stays there .

and don t create a new thread ,keep only one thread .this one ,now .

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A:is the free win10 upgrade transferable to another owner?

That's actually very interesting because historically and even when I had my stint on Windows 10, the license is tied to the machine, not the user. What I would do is reset those laptops and set them up with a local account and see if the activation status is an issue.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/windows-10/445645-free-win10-upgrade-transferable-another-owner.html
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Hallo all.

I have some problem with updating Windows7 Home Premium 64bit OEM to Win10.

The problem:
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A:Win7 to win10 upgrade error.

I putt also CBS and CheckSUR. Maybe someone can help...

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/378546-win7-win10-upgrade-error.html
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I have a friend with WIN7 64 bit just like me. He received a message about upgrading to WIN10. He clicked on the X at the top right. It downloaded the update but he did not install it. It keeps asking about installing the upgrade.
What can he do to remove the WIN10 upgrade download?

What can we do to permanently remove any request to upgrade. Neither of us are computer gurus. We need a step by step simple procedure to stop any updates or requests for WIN10.

We have no desire for WIN10. Thanks, Bob.

A:Disabling WIN10 Upgrade for WIN7 64 bit

The simplest way is to use a tool that automates the change of settings required to prevent the forced downgrade to Windows 10. Download the Never10 utility and it will disable the Win10 download. Extensive documentation and explanations are on its site.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/396921-disabling-win10-upgrade-win7-64-bit.html
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A:Trying to upgrade from Win7 to Win10: "CPU not supported"

Hi: I have the 8200 Elite CMT (i7-2600, BIOS J01, v2.28) and had no issues upgrading to W10. I would suggest you upgrade from the link below and see if it bypasses the hardware check. You can try the upgrade now, or make an installation disk or flash drive via the media creation tool. The disk/flash drive does not check compatibility. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Trying-to-upgrade-from-Win7-to-Win10-quot-CPU-not-supported/td-p/5632325
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A:Can I upgrade h8-1230 from Win7 to Win10?

Greetings, Win 7 upgrades to Win 10 can be problematic with no easy way back to Win 7 unless you have a good image and bootable rescue media. The safest way to upgrade is to clone your existing Win 7 install to a second HDD or SSD. Connect only the cloned HDD to your PC to do the upgrade. Carefully read this entire article by Ed Bott to learn what needs to be done, and the time invested, if you have to rebuild Windows 7.  Win 10 may have the correct WLAN driver as well as all other drivers needed to run correctly or the upgrade could choke. You still have the original Win 7 install on the first HDD and can move on with your computing life. Cheers!  

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Can-I-upgrade-h8-1230-from-Win7-to-Win10/td-p/5596437
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If anyone has read the May 2011 issue of "Consumer Reports", there was an article on free/paid antivirus programs.

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Microsoft Security Essentials placed 4th below Avira AntiVir, AVG 2011, and Avast, but it placed 1st for not displaying false positives.

BitDefender was on top for the paid version.

McAfee placed near the bottom of the list.

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A:"Consumer Reports" Ratings For Free/Paid Antivirus Programs

Thanks Frank
 

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Solution free threat detected Solved: as - "winamp\zlib.dll" a in AVG virus? found http forums techguy org malware-removal-hijackthis-logs -trojan-horse-sheur-clze-winamp html - Click here for solution Hello thanks for your help in advance - I always Solved: "winamp\zlib.dll" detected as a threat in AVG free - virus? use Winamp as my audio player and today randomly recieved the following message from avg anti-virus free up to date I ve reported it sent to analysis I ve tried removing the threat as a power user as I uninstalled winamp and installed it again After that process winamp will not repond and the above will come up again This happens if I try to open winamp every time now winamp just won t respond and avg will tell me about zlib dll Moving to vault did not help either Neither did heal Is it a virus or a false positive Here s my hjt log Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at PM on Platform Windows Vista SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v Boot mode Normal Running processes C Program Files x Switcher Switcher exe C Program Files x WinFast WFDTV WFWIZ exe C Program Files x AVG AVG avgtray exe C Program Files x Java jre bin jusched exe C Program Files x Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe C Program Files x WinFast WFDTV DTVSchdl exe C Program Files x Common Files ArcSoft Connection Service Bin ACDaemon exe C Program Files Mozilla Firefox firefox exe C Program Files x Ulead Systems Ulead VideoStudio vstudio exe C Program Files x Ulead Systems Ulead VideoStudio vstudio dat C Program Files hijackthis HijackThis exe R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Page http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http youtube com au R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Search URL http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Page http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Search SearchAssistant R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Search CustomizeSearch R - HKCU Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Internet Settings ProxyOverride local R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Toolbar LinksFolderName F - REG system ini UserInit userinit exe O - Hosts localhost O - BHO btorbit com - B - B - -B F -F B EFC - C Program Files x Orbitdownloader orbitcth dll O - BHO no name - DDC- - D - - ED - no file O - BHO Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - E F-C D - D -B D- B D BE B - C Program Files x Common Files Adobe Acrobat ActiveX AcroIEHelper dll O - BHO Skype add-on mastermind - BF B-C D - d - A -A F BA C - C Program Files x Skype Toolbars Internet Explorer SkypeIEPlugin dll O - BHO RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin for Internet Explorer - C E -B - BC - - C CA - C Program Files Real RealPlayer rpbrowserrecordplugin dll O - BHO WormRadar com IESiteBlocker NavFilter - CA F - F E- B -A E- E E C C - C Program Files x AVG AVG avgssie dll O - BHO SSVHelper Class - BB-D F - C-B EB-D DAF D D - C Program Files x Java jre bin ssv dll O - BHO no name - E D - A- EC-A -BA D E E - no file O - BHO Windows Live Sign-in Helper - D - C - ABF- ECC- C - C Program Files x Common Files Microsoft Shared Windows Live WindowsLiveLogin dll O - BHO Adobe PDF Conversion Toolbar Helper - AE CD -E - f- - EE - C Program Files x Adobe Acrobat Acrobat AcroIEFavClient dll O - BHO Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - AF DE - D - -B FA-CE B AD D - C Program Files x Google GoogleToolbarNotifier swg dll O - Toolbar Adobe PDF - -D C - - FA - E EAAC - C Program Files x Adobe Acrobat Acrobat AcroIEFavClient dll O - HKLM Run AVG TRAY C PROGRA AVG AVG avgtray exe O - HKLM Run SunJavaUpdateSched quot C Program Files x Java jre bin jusched exe quot O - HKLM Run TkBellExe... Read more

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Start8 isnt free but provides a win 7 start menu/button and boots directly to desktop

classic shell provides only the start menu for free

can anyone tell me the best/good FREE program that does what start8 does....?

thanks

A:what is best free "start8" type prog that will boot to desktop in win8

You may want to hold off until the Win 8.1 update, due next week, is installed. Its supposed to add more "desktop" functionality.

However, I have Start8. $4.95 didn't break the bank.

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Hi,

I have connection Problems to Wifis ...
I want to connect for example to eduroam (free for students in Europe) ... I enter my Credentials -> but all I get is:





Quote:
Windows was unable to connect to "eduroam"
[Troubleshot problems]
[Tell me more about Internet connection problems]


(= attached image)

I get the same for "UPC Wi-Free" (=Free WiFi of my Provider): here I have to setup the connection manually, described by the provider - but the result is the same ...

[Troubleshot problems] is helping nothing (only deactivates & reactivates WiFi network adapter) ...

So as the screenshot is not providing so much information ...
where in Windows do I get more information what was not matching?
Credentials? Some Protocols? Certificates ...
Where do I find such infos for WiFi ?

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Big Kudos to anybody who can solve this one Very little nothing on Google or microsoft support site Here s the problem I m helping a family member who has a new Dell PC with Windows XP Home Outlook Express Every time they close Outlook Express the following Warning pops up To free up disk space OE can compact messages This may take a few minutes There are options - OK and Cancel Here is the rub We ve closed the warning or we ve clicked OK or we ve clicked cancel we ve checked the box that says don t ask me again these warnings continue to come up next time EVERY time Outlook Express is closed This is a senior citizen who has maybe email messages and no Stop Solved: Madness! warning OE Up Space" "Free the ?? Disk shortage of memory or disk space I want to prevent this warning from coming up ever again How do I do Solved: "Free Up Disk Space" OE warning ?? Stop the Madness! it Is there some default I can change somewhere nbsp

A:Solved: "Free Up Disk Space" OE warning ?? Stop the Madness!

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I have a C: drive which I want to increase in size. Under disk management there is 20GB of "Free space" - (right next to the C: partition). But neither disk management or EASUES partition manager will allow the partition to use this space. How to I change "free space" to "unallocated" so that it can be used ?

A:Cannot extend volume (disk management) although "free space" exists

Can you post a snip showing what you have? An image makes it easier for us to help you. For example, you said that there was 20GB of free space next to your C: partition. What you didn't say was whether it was to the left or right of it.

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Hello all new member here I have came across this forum many times in the past years when searching and have found it to be very beneficial So I figured I would see if anyone here may know why this is happening First off the information about the Laptop in question -Asus K IJ -Windows Ultimate -bit -Intel Pentium GHZ - GB DDR Ram - GB Seagate Hard Drive As a part of regular maintenance Cannot UNC Wipe space for drive" reasoning "Error: free Unknown for I use Glary Utilities and CCleaner to keep the PC clean In an effort to protect deleted data I run the quot drive wiper quot quot wipe free space quot function of these programs every so often I have never had a problem with carrying out these actions until the other day CCleaner acts like it does something but having done this before I know that it's not a few minute operation Glary Utilities gives a more reasonable response when trying quot Error Cannot Wipe free Unknown reasoning for "Error: Cannot Wipe free space for UNC drive" space for UNC drive quot I don't know much about UNC or why my C Drive would be categorized as this I am on a home WiFi connection however I haven't every had this connected as a network computer and also have all of the network sharing options disabled I Unknown reasoning for "Error: Cannot Wipe free space for UNC drive" have not made any recent changes that I can recall which may have caused this Does anyone have any ideas as to why this may be happening or better yet how I can revert back to where I am able to use this feature of the programs All input and suggestions are welcome I appreciate it very much Thank you

A:Unknown reasoning for "Error: Cannot Wipe free space for UNC drive"

Hi redhatman, welcome to 7F!

Sounds like something happened when CCleaner (CC) attempted to wipe the free space, Glary picked up on those changes, and it ended up being a UNC drive, and it (Glary) couldn't determine the original working directory to start itself.
Did CC show the "Cannot Wipe free space for UNC drive" error?
Had you made any changes to the file system between the time you last ran CC?

What to try:
Before every CC run the program asks you if you want to create a backup of the registry, if you were prudent enough to do that, try running that backup. https://Problems after you have run CCleaner | www.piriform.com
If you made a restore point try it or the closest one to before the time/date of this wipe.
Start your machine by Last Known Good Configuration. See Step #4 and use your arrow keys to move to that option.
If all the above do not work you may have to try a Repair Install.
As a last resort try backup images or clones if you have them.

If any of these steps resolves your problem you should run a CHKDSK, and SFC /scannow.
By the way, thank you for filling out your System Specs; If you add the model number (K60IJ) of your laptop to your System Specs you won't have to list it or the rest of them in any of your subsequent posts.

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After I installed Blue Labs Free Viewer I can not see pictures in my Picture Folders. I have uninstalled Free Viewer & still unable to see pictures in Picture Folder.

Have tried the following: ... sfc /scannow (60 unrepairable errors)
... chkdsk
... reinstall and uninstall Free Viewer using Comodo Programs Manager
... sevenforums fix for repairing icon cache
... sevenforums fix for repairing thumbnails cache
... tweaking.com windows repair
... Run Cleaner

CBS sfc /scannow file included
 

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as mine has just expired.

Any advice gratefully received.
 

A:Solved: Can you recommend a "free" anti-virus software please?

"AVG" is regularly recommended here at "TSG."
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