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    You do not have to add anything but updates to...

    You do not have to add anything but updates to have this ghost turning your machine on. I recently bought a new laptop (8.0) for my wife and after the 50 updates from MS it had this bug. For me I...
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    If you want to run SFC without the disc you need...

    If you want to run SFC without the disc you need to copy the i386 file on to a USB drive then transfer to the netbook and place it on the root of C. Then change the registry to look for the i386...
  3. My wife's laptop had this issue starting 60 days...

    My wife's laptop had this issue starting 60 days ago so after all the badgering and the need for updates quick and easy. This is what fixed the issue at least for now.
    1) Turn off Automatic Updates...
  4. First, thank you all for your input. This issue...

    First, thank you all for your input. This issue can be duplicated on my laptop when I save a picture or PDF from the web (using Firefox if that matters) directly to the desktop. If I save a file to...
  5. Files saved to desktop not visible until you hit refresh (F5)

    Win7 Pro x64/ Dell M4500
    Just recently (in the last couple of weeks) any file I save to the desktop does not show up visibly until I hit F5 to refresh the screen. It is a bit annoying when I am...
  6. Thread: Bit Defender

    by sinjin
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    All I can say is that I tried Bit Defender 2009...

    All I can say is that I tried Bit Defender 2009 with XP pro and was very unhappy. I ended up returning the software for a refund. The two laptops I tried it on ran like a turtle hitting a road filled...
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    Bob... The Antec 1200 Case...

    Bob...
    The Antec 1200 Case chosen by Padawan15 has a lot of lights and on the wish list posted in the first message in this thread he has extra lights on a supplemental case fan. Putting tape over...
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    After reading about your usage and then seeing...

    After reading about your usage and then seeing your case choice it appears to me as a bit distracting with all the lights glowing and flashing during a game is a possible annoyance. If that is true...
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    I just tried out with excellent results...

    I just tried out with excellent results MediaCoder found at MediaCoder It will convert almost any format into just about anything. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/images/smilies/tongue.gif I tried...
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    Firefox backup and restore can be automated with...

    Firefox backup and restore can be automated with the use of MozBackup
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    Re: ubuntu, lessons learned

    Just as Chris suggested, try Mint. Simply put, it works.
  12. Thread: Wave Editor

    by sinjin
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    Re: Wave Editor

    Try Audacity available at http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ It works well and is cross-platform and open source with a wiki and a forum devoted to it.
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    Re: Help dissecting hijackthis log

    You did not have a successful uninstall of Trend Micro. Some of the TM services are still running. It would appear on first glance that the TM firewall,Change Prevention and proxy service being...
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    Sysinternals-live on the web

    Just a reference post. MS has a page where you can run the latest version of the Sysinternals Suite. It is broken down into each individual program. The page is found at http://live.sysinternals.com/
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    Re: Wallpaper specification (XP Pro SP3)

    If you want to change the Logon screen background manually these are the quick instructions and reasons (if you have a laptop) gleaned from a Woody's newsletter in 2005. I have My name, company name,...
  16. Thread: Klob (XP SP2)

    by sinjin
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    Re: Klob (XP SP2)

    The SmitFraudFix from the links on the post Hans made will work but you should run RootKit Revealer after as this nasty will open the door for other malware. If you find the "tdss" root kit...
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    Re: Video memory stolen from RAM (any)

    It is dependent on the video card specs. For example I have a friend with an Alienware Area51 (2yrs old) with an nVidia 6800 Ultra card and has 3gigs of ram installed. XP sees all 3 and takes nothing...
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    Re: Windows Zero Configuration (XP)

    I used the Windows Config utility for years until a driver update then I found adding the Dell Utility to control everything worked better. A long-winded way of saying you should try the utility your...
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    Re: After cleaning PC still looks for virus

    Since there is a leftover reference you may want to try CCleaner and/or another registry cleaner and perform some standard maintenance after by running CHKDSK and SFC. Also many times these little...
  20. Re: Remove HD partition (XPhome 5.1.2600 SP2 build

    You can also gain almost 1.5Gigs for "C" and 5Gigs for "D" by changing the default size of your Recycle Bin from 10% to 1%
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    Re: Cannot Log On WinXP (WinXP SP2)

    Try these: http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/ and http://lifehacker.com/software/windows/how...word-137980.php and http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321305 and ...
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    Re: JV16 PowerTools Updated

    For me this build was a bit buggy and hung so I uninstalled it and went back to version 2007 (1.7.0.422) Just one persons experience.
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    Re: Hibernation (Windows XP)

    You may want to delete the current hibernation file and create a new one in the off chance it is corrupt. Then run Memtest for the memory modules.
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    Re: Terrible Audio (Win XP SP-2)

    You stated that you used the K-lite codec pack. Did you install the Quicktime Alternative pack in addition to the basic or full K-lite pack?
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    Re: Quick Time player

    You may want to dump Quicktime, WMP and Realplayer and use K-Lite available here http://www.codecguide.com/about_mega.htm it plays everything except for VR
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