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How do i find downloaded files?

Q: How do i find downloaded files?

after i do a Windows Update for XP how do i find them in my computer to make sure they installed completely? i can no longer get the Update History Page either via Tools/Windows Updates/Options 'check to see your current installed files'' to display while at the Windows Website for Updates/Downloads that used to show what my compter had installed previously when notified that ''updates' for Windows i.e. security patches/upgrades, etc. are available, ''choose custome or express'' please can you help me? thanks in advance

A: How do i find downloaded files?

I'm pretty sure that if you go into the Add/Remove programs winows, there's a checkbox that says "show updates", from there it'll list all of the updates and that would tell you if they've been installed correctly..
Sorry I'm no longer running windows xp, so i'm not positive on this

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So I downloaded mkv file in Firefox, but instead of saving it I clicked open :xp:
So after the file got downloaded the video opened by itself. I tried saving the video but it crashed while saving it.
So can I find the backed up video somewhere on my C-drive or is it deleted permanently?
I am using Win XP-SP3.

A:Can I find my downloaded files?

The file is in a hidden Temporary Internet File, looking for it would be like looking for a needle in a hay stack. You can go to Windows Explorer/Tools/Folder Options/View put a check box in Show Hidden Files and Folders, and uncheck Hide extensions for known programs. Then do a Search for *.MKV files making sure you search for Hidden Files.
It would be far easier and faster to just re-download the file.

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Saved some files to folder I have in Program Files but when I go there, the files are not there.

But if I try to download something else to the folder, the files I have previously downloaded show up in the list of things in there. It's like they're invisible except that folder is set to show all hidden files. They don't show up in search results either.
Someone told me Windows 7 defaults to a download folder in your user profile in documents but I've searched there and found nothing.

A:Cannot find downloaded files... XD

I wasn't aware you could download to a system file . why would you download to programe files and not downloads or a different file of your choosing, not being critical just interested!
welcome to sevenforums

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Downloaded files are not showing up in the file manager or searches when I try to access them, but I know they were saved because it won't allow me to save another file with the same name. Any ideas?
 

A:Can't find downloaded files in Vista

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I am running Windows Vista Hope Premium with SP 1. My system was working perfectly up until a week ago.

When I now try to download attachments or files the computer seems to download them but they do not appear in any folders on my computer.

I have seen similar posts reporting this problem on the internet, but it seems there is no solution forthcoming
 

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Can someone please help me. Im getting this message whenever I try to unzip a downloaded file from the internet. Im trying to add to my fonts. This also happens when I download free mixtapes.

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This has happened twice: I downloaded a large file (696 mg) and saved it to the CD-ROM. When it was done downloading I went to the drive and clicked "Write these files to the CD". After it finished writing and ejected the CD, I put it back in and opened the drive and nothing was there. On the left side where it shows how much space is left it says, "Used space 0 bytes"
and "Free space 0 bytes". If I try to write to it again it won't let me and I have to use a different CD. How can this be? And why isn't my file there? Am I doing something wrong? I have Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7. The CDs are Sony rewriteables. Thanks!
 

A:Can't find downloaded & written files on CD

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Downloaded files are not showing up in the file manager or searches when I try to access them, but I know they were saved because it won't allow me to save another file with the same name. Any ideas?

A:Can't find downloaded files in Vista

Vista downloads some files to the virtual store to prevent access to the core operating system. It is located here:

C:\Users\[USERNAME]\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\

(Appdata is a hidden file, so you must select show hidden files.)


Also, there may be a Compatibiliy files tab in the folder you downloaded to and this will take you to the virtual store as well.

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Hello

I recently sent my laptop to HP for a fan repair and before I sent it off I accidentally deleted my Downloads folder and then cleared out my recycling bin. Well, I got my laptop back today and went to download a few files. After doing so, I realized that I can't find those downloaded files.

I have no idea where those files went. They were .rar and ZIP files and I can't seem to locate them. Does anybody know how I can find those downloaded files (where they might have ended up with the Downloads folder gone) and how I can restore my Downloads folder?

Thanks

A:Accidentally deleted Downloads Folder, can't find new downloaded files

Have you looked in C:\Downloads ?

Also, look here User Folders - Restore Default Location

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I downloaded 3DMark from this site. 1.6 GB When it opened it went to a 'registery fixit'.
I already have one and dropped out of that. But, I lost 3DMark.

AND, I came back and downloaded it again! (duh) Each time took ~18 minutes. Again, when
it oped it did the same thing. I was trying to get Properties fast before anything happened and
I lost it again.

Well, I was just in my game and my computer is sorta humming. I can't blame it on the
new program, but I've gotta find this thing and get it off my computer.

Can anyone help?

Pennie
 

A:Downloaded 3D, can't find it

Where do you have your browser set to put downloaded files? Go to that folder & see if it is there, if so, delete it. I hope its that easy for you.
 

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Last nite something tried downloading to my system. I THOUGHT I denied it permission, but immediately A squared IDE started popping alerts whenever I opened any browsers or Outlook Express. (Since I thought I had denied it access to download, I didnt really pay attention to the warning).

So far nothing has tried accessing the internet (i.e., no Zone Alarm requests) but I do assume something "wrong" is here. Here is my Hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:17:48 AM, on 6/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BILLPS~1\WINPAT~1\winpatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SnoopFreeUI.exe
C:\Program Files\a2\a2guard.exe
C:\Program Files\WinAlarm\WinAlarm.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\SnoopFreeSvc.exe
C... Read more

A:Help! Something downloaded and Cant find it

Hi and welcome to TSF.

I am currently reviewing your log. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem a.s.a.p

Please be patient with me during this time.

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Hi all

I've just had a real shock. Apparently I downloaded around 1.8 gigs last night (16/9/14 local calendar). That would be a movie or some massive update like I once got from Adobe when I was using Creative Suite.

The "Installed Updates" window shows nothing from last night. My own memory confirms I wasn't watching a movie or consciously downloading anything massive. My Firefox History Bar confirms this.

I'll ask this question like a gumby because thart's what I am. Is there any file Win7 has that logs downloads?

I use mobile broadband to connect to the internet and I've heard of people piggybacking bandwidth, so maybe there's nothing to find on my machine, but if I don't ask, I guess I won't even get a laugh.

Any and all advice gratefully received.

Cheers

ausgumbie

A:Can Windows help me find what I've downloaded?

Hi,
As far as I know Ctrl+J will open your downloads in Firefox or Internet explorer,

Also Start and Downloads will show you everything downloaded Use Alt to bring up the Menubar and V-View and Sort by ascending and I believe the latest will be on top,
Cheers.

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Hello
I am using a free program in internet explorer (www.starfall.com) to teach a child to read and write on an old computer that has a small hard drive and an unreliable internet link.

I am happy to have found that once I click on one of the chapters of this on-line teaching program in Internet Explorer that the chapter is not only useable while I am on line, but can also be accessed and operated via internet explorer for many days afterwards - ie when I am online.

this leads me to think that the computer must somehow download the whole chapter and store it somewhere in its memory. My question is a simple one: where???

the reason I ask is this. As I said the computer we are using for this purpose is an old one with a small hard drive that is now full. But we want to keep "downloading" and using more chapters of this free program offline. To do this my idea is a simple one - locate the "downloaded" segments of the chapters on the hard drive and store them on a USB flash drive that can be plugged into the computer, so we can continue to access the "downloaded" chapters whenever we want (online or offline) yet at the same time clear up space on the hard drive so that more chapters can be downloaded.

problem is no matter how hard I look I cannot find the location of these files on the hard drive.

you can try this for yourself.
(1) Go to www.starfall.com
(2) open the "stories" program and play a story (eg Zac the Rat)
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Have found my way round most of it but not live TV or Radio.

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Have found my way round most of it but not live TV or Radio.

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I got my high speed internet bill with an extra charge for usage over 10,000mb (15K) I didnt download anything, one roomate sais he download a few albums and the other sais he didnt download anything. So is there anyway I can find out how much each computer downloaded? All run XP home edition.

Thanks in advance

A:Can I Find Out How Much A Computer Downloaded

There's no easy way to do this without installing monitoring software on each system (and then scanning the logs on a regular basis) - and this won't help with problems gone by.

I'd suggest upping the rent of each roommate to cover the extra charges.

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my issue I did a download and know the name of it and for some reason after it is downloaded it vanishes and can not be found any wheres on my laptop.

How can I find this download?

A:Can not find a download I downloaded

Hi,

In Firefox, on same line as address bar, there should be a down arrow. Click it to reveal recent downloads which are clickable from there.

To find the location, right side of that drop down has a button to open the file location.

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I have Windows XP Home, with SP1. This is what the message reads:

Virus
Trojan horse Startpage.8.AZ
Is found in file

C:\System Volume Information\_restore(68DCCD3E-2073-4915A5DC-A445A55876AD)\RP62\A0005727.dll

I've run AVG anti-virus / Spybot / Ad Aware / CW Shredder - nothing is detecting it. The "System Volume Information" folder isn't showing up in my visable or hidden C Drive folders. It shows up when I run a specific scan on AVG, but AVG is saying nothing is wrong (yes, it's been updated). It doesn't seem to have any apparent effect on my system for the time being, but it's there and I've run out of ideas.

Can anyone help with this? Thank you.
 

A:downloaded a trojan virus that I now can't find

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I have download Windows 7 with digital river. An icon named 'Win7-HP-Retail-en-us-x86' appered on desktop, when i opened it, it says 'unloading box' and put three more files on the desktop. 'Setup1.box' setup2.box' and 'expandedsetup' which is a folder. Ive searched inside and there is no ISO file?
But there is a setup.exe file that when clicked comes up with the windows 7 logo and 'install now' option.

Do i need an ISO file?

A:Downloaded Windows 7 but cant find an ISO file?

Hello Eldraw,

This may help.

Make bootable iso from student d/l

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I just upgraded from Build 10041 to Build 10061. I downloaded a few maps using 'Systems - Maps' but unable to find where these maps are saved.
This happens to both builds.
Please advise where can I find the saved maps.

A:Where to find the downloaded offline maps.

Welcome to the forums kelvincoq. They hid them good, I haven't found them yet. I know I can open them while offline, but like you I'm not sure where they are saved.

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I downloaded canoscan lide 30. When my computer--windows XP--went to install it. I got message that hardware could not be installed because wizard can't find the necessary hardware. I downloaded it, why can't my computer find it?
 

A:Windows XP cannot find canoscan after I downloaded it

You can't download hardware.

What is the full and correct name of the software you are trying to install?

And what is the exact error you get when trying to install it?
 

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For any malware, spyware, virus, trojan, etc, is it possible to find the website is was downloaded from? I know you can find the location it was downloaded to on your computer using most ecurity software, but I would like to know a website's name so I could potentially block it or take precautions to avoid it.

Would this be possible, and if so, what would be required?

Thank you anyone for your help.

A:Is there a way to find the website a virus was downloaded from?

It may be difficult to find out where a past virus is from, but you can test websites and individual folders, for future use, to test if there are potential problems.
If you have a list of recent site visits, which may have given you a virus, you can test each
https://www.virustotal.com/

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Hi Hope you all had a Merry Christmas. I downloaded our pics from my daughter's camera but something went wrong. I can find them if I search under .jpg or Canon and they show that the photos are in a folder/file entitled "Documents & Settings\Guest\My Documents\New Folder\New Folder 4....but I cannot find that file. Not too computer savvy in such areas, can anyone please tell me how to open this file? many thanks. Caarlyon
 

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in vista basic, openoffice writer and brother printer driver software were easily found in startup services and could be blocked...in windows 7 they dont even show up in the ' services ' list to be enabled or disabled. why? and where are they so I can block them from being on startup? ( I know about going into msconfig and taking them off startup list but that is selective startup not normal startup and I dont like doing that ).

A:cannot find downloaded software in services

msconfig is user specific
try going into run, services.msc
this will affect all users

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I had to reinstall my windows xp and had a problem accessing my old user account. during this time i installed the new itunes 7. I was able to gain access to my user account which had all of my music in it. Now when I cannot find my old music files. When i open my music file on any of the user accounts it shows itunes 7 but none of my old music. Is it lost? Did installing the new itunes delete my old files??? Are they lost for good?
Please Help me.. if i can give anymore information please let me know! thank you!!
 

A:downloaded new itunes7, now cant find music

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I downloaded and .xls file from my email, worked on the file and then clicked save. I did not save as. I cannot find this document anywhere. I tried downloading it again to save it to see where it would go but it says sharing violation (presumably because the folder it is being saved in already has the file). My assumption is it is in some temporary file somewhere (though why I can't access it under recent files I have no clue).
Can someone please tell me where to look for this file, I have tried searching on the name but no avail.

Thanks!

A:Can't find a .xls file that I downloaded from my email

what browser do you used? if use mozilla the setting just here.

you can see save files to....

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Hello, Thanks for reading this.
2 days ago i downloaded some windows 7 backgrounds and i have searched C: D: and G: hard drives and cannot find them. What baffles me is that they are running on my desktop.
I've tried jpeg search,themes,windows7,windows 7,background,backgrounds,win_7,typing random numbers,windows live photo,photos,photo,pictures,picture ect................
Could they be running off the internet? Also i changed themes and back and they are still there...BAFFLED!!
 

A:Solved: Cant find downloaded pictures

If anyones interested i went to change desktop background>right clicked on a picture and copied dir and pasted in search. there they were...
 

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i have windows vista i downloaded an AVI clip and i know you can go to tools then downloads and see recent downloads but i accidently clicked clear list.. so where do i go to find my AVI movie clip

A:i downloaded a movie clip and cant find it. where did mozila put it?

In Firefox go to Tools/options/main tab, and in the center it should show where it saved the file to.
If it is not in that location then the download failed

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Bought new computer 4 days ago.Trying to redownload games.Publisher sent me registration keys etc. i downloaded them from the link in my email .Fizzball and Prime Suspects worked but they didnt go to the desktop.Didnt know what to do so I went START,GAMES (on right hand side),Didnt know how to get the icons there so i dragged it over.This seems to work.Is that method ok?
But underneath Fizzball it says shortcut. Why only there and can i remove that wording?
Cake Mania has not arrived at the same place.How do i find it? Where do i find it? If thats easy,how do i then get it to the desktop? This is not my computer-am very wary about fiddling with stuff.please answer in laymans terms with easy directions please.thankyou.hope someone can help ...
 

A:Solved: trying to find game after installing/downloaded

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When trying to open a previously downloaded video, I am getting the message "windows could not find target location" or "there was a problem with the shortcut created. documents have been changed or moved". Then the short cut was deleted. I have tried searching my pc to no avail. Please help!operating with windows 10message edited by jchastun

A:Win 10 can't find location of previously downloaded video

What are the file types (file extensions) of the ones that work normally, eg mp4 mov or whatever?Were the non-working ones the same file type?The Windows search is worse than useless. Download SwiftSearch from here:https://sourceforge.net/projects/sw...Not only are the results immediate but it finds them all. Your best bet is to do a search for all the videos of the appropriate file type. To do this you put *. (that's star dot) in front of the file extension, which should find all those videos of that type. For example if you put *.mp4 it will find all the mp4's. Apologies if you already know this sort of stuff.After that apart from Recuva I'm getting short of ideas.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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I just downloaded real player 7 and everytime i try to use it, i get a screen that says...rvplayer.exe cannot be found. I check my program file and I do have real player downloaded, so why won't it work ???? sxyswf
 

A:i downloaded real player and it can't find rvplayer.exe.

Hi again, girl. I'm going to explain a scenario to you so that you'll understand what PROBABLY happened to you.

I decide I'm going to download a program or something on the internet pops up and says to me "you should have this program, would you like to download it now?" I say ok. It asks me where I want to put the file and I put it on my Desktop.

Often, this does NOT install the program, it just gives me a file that WILL install the program if I double-click it.

More than likely, all you need to do is go find the file that you downloaded and double-click it. If you can't find it, act like you want to download it again and it'll ask you where you want to put it and it will give you the name of the file. Just hit escape so you don't have to download it again. Hit Start-Find-Files or folders and type the name of the file in to find it. Once you find it, double-click it. That should install it. Then play your movie.

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Brainbench MVP for Microsoft Word
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7500 @ 2.20GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1014 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 320 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114470 MB, Free - 68918 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 30C0
Antivirus: Symantec Endpoint Protection, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Help, please!! I just tried to burn videos from my handycam by downloading to the computer. However, I forgot that I didn't have the Sony handycam software installed. Now I can't find the movies and they've been deleted automatically from the handycam. Is there anything I can do?? I've already searched all over the computer trying to find the videos. Any help much appreciated!

New Info: Just found the files under "Dropbox" but can't open them. Any hints??
 

A:Can't find downloaded handycam video on laptop

What are the file types? Some cams use odd or proprietary formats and require the camera provided software to move/copy/convert.
 

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OK, so I downloaded a Microsoft Excel (.xlsx) file from my Yahoo! mail account. I opted to open the file, as opposed to saving it to my hard drive. I worked on the file for a long time, saving it many times. The problem is that I never clicked "Save As...", I just clicked the disk icon to Save.

Now, I cannot find the file. Where did I save it?

Please HELP as I have put over 5 hours into the project, and I don't want to start over.

A:Can't find file - Downloaded from Yahoo mail

Did you try doing a search of Windows for *.xlsx files? If you don't locate it using that search item, try adding "When was it modified" for the date you were "saving" it.

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I just downloaded a shareware version of adobe lightroom. how do i find it on my computer?i never saw a download window. it said it was downloading and thanked me when it was done but i can't find a new file anywhere

A:How do i find downloaded shareware file on my computer?

Usually there is a download folder for each user... Have you looked there?Alternatively, if you know the file name, search for it via Explorer or whatever the win-10 equivalent is? Or search for file type at least?

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I know I downloaded a virus and cant get rid of it.
I went to this site: Provides link to virus download.
http://digg.com/music/Heidi_Montag_Music_Video

and clicked on the first link on the page and a popup box keeps coming up to download player... stupid me clicked it and opened it... Now I know I have a virus but McAfee can't find it!!! Can somebody help on how to get rid of it?

Thanks Matt

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Hello, Please help me. I have Windows 2000 Professional. I'm pretty new to all this as I have only had a computer for about a week. I got some adware threats detected by Norton Antivirus 2004 and have done a lot of reading up and I am now tring to delete them.

One of the removal instructions provided by Norton promps me to delete a file in C:\Winnt\Downloaded Program Files but when I go to view this folder it looks like there are no files inside. Now, I know there are files in there as Norton Antivirus has picked up one in there and when I view the proporties for that folder it states there are 12 files inside but when I view the folder with Windows Explorer it appears empty!

I've gone into folder option and changed the settings so it shows hidden files and hidden system files yet this still doesn't let me view the files in this folder. How can I delete this file if I am unable to view it?

If anyone can point me to a turorial that explains this or explain it to me I would really appreciate this.

Please help a n00b.

Cheers, Luke.
 

A:Unable to view files in C:\Winnt\Downloaded Program Files

I'm assuming you have done this to Show hidden files and folders:
Go to Control Panel/Folder Options/View and select "Show hidden files and folders"

Also,place a check in "Display the contents of system folders"
And,uncheck "Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)"

If the above doesn't work try this:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced.
Create the REG_DWORD ShowSuperHidden (if it doesn't already exist) Set the value to 1, click OK, and close the Registry editor
 

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In internet options under temporary internet files and then under settings view objects there 5 java runtime environment active X controls with yellow exclamation points. Is this supposed to be this way and if not how do I fix this? Also, the setting in my temp internet files folder is set at 1192. Is this correct or should it be changed?
 

A:Downloaded program files and temp files folder

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I have an HP Pavilion P6000 with windows 7. I also have picassa downloaded. I took my memory stick from my camera, and put it in my computer. A window popped up saying and showing the downloading of my pictures, and I (like an idiot) checked the delete after copying button. NOW, I can't find my pictures anywhere. I've searched jpeg files, picassa, C: drive, dcim, and other areas that I really don't know what I was looking at. I am not extremely computer saavy, so I am frantic to find my pics!

I'm also surprised that I received no prompt to save them in a certain folder etc. I'd like to make that an automatic setting that I get prompted, but I don't know how. FOR NOW, please, please, please can you help me find my pictures?

Thank you so much!
 

A:Solved: Can't find my downloaded pictures from camera to my computer

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Dell Dimension 8200
Pentium 4
40GB hard drive
RAM 768
WinXP Home
The download box gave no choice of where to send the download--just said "C:\Documents~ \Hoyle Card Games," and I couldn't expand it to find out where the setup program is. Windows "Search" function couldn't find anything, although the smaller program I had to use to download the game demo was sitting right there inside a folder on my desktop. Maybe something is wrong with Search, but I have no idea how to fix it.
Every time I clicked on the "fetch" icon for this program, hoping to find a way to see where the setup files had been downloaded to, I got the message that they were being "extracted," but before the extraction (and to where?!) could be completed, my computer hung and I had to press the on/off button to turn it off, so I really want to get rid of this file. Of course, it is not listed in Add Remove or among my program files, so I have no access to its Uninstall. It is supposedly taking up 510.15MB of my hard disk somewhere. I used System Restore to go back a day to before I had anything to do with Hoyle Card Games, and now that original "fetch" icon is gone, but presumably the thing is still eating up space.
I am really disgusted. Can anyone please help?
 

A:Holye Card Games: Downloaded, but can't find setup.exe

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Various scans remove these keys.
Infected registry keys/values detected
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Aprps
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Aprps\Client PartnerId WB.VER2

System shuts down sometimes. I also get "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close" after running scans in safe mode.

Here is my "Hi Jack This" log. Thanks!!!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:07:32 AM, on 9/9/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\OfficeScan\tmlisten.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE... Read more

A:Accidentally downloaded IST toolbar. Scans find apropos in the registry.

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WINDOWS XP HOME - SP2
Yesterday my Critical Updates said MS Malicious Software Removal Tool was available for download..so I got it and installed it I want to give it a try, but I can't find it! There are only two references to it on my computer (I searched for it by name and by Critical Update number). One is in the C: Windows>Downloaded Software Distribution> Install folder, it says that's a CAB file, it is an exe -? Is that it? (and if it is, why is it squirreled away where no one would ever find it?) The other is in the PF folder. The MS site says "it can be downloaded, installed and run manually from your computer." Except I can't find it. It's available to run online at MS, but I downloaded and installed it, so it's not that, is it? Where is the one I downloaded and how do I run it?
Also - the site says this:
The first time that you download and run the tool by using Windows Update or Automatic Updates, you must accept a specific end user license agreement (EULA). The EULA is displayed when you log on as a member of the Administrators group and then access Automatic Updates or the Windows Update site.
But nothing like that popped up after it installed.
 

A:MS Malicious Software Removal Tool - downloaded & installed - but can't find it!

Malicious Software Removal Tool
Published: January 11, 2005 | Updated: March 8, 2005

The version of this tool delivered by Windows Update runs in the background and then deletes itself. If you would like to run this tool more than once a month, use the version on this Web page or install the version that is available in the Download Center.
the above answer was found here.

http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx
 

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Cannot find all my favorites from Internet Explorer , I believe I was using. In any event, downloaded Microsoft 10 yesterday and now all my favorites are gone.  Where can I find them? Need a simple solution since Microsoft is suppose to be so user
friendly and I recognize that they do not want users to use internet explorer, but that is what we grew up on.  Thanks for the help.

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Hello,
I'm new to the forum but have been monitoring this post closely as I've been having the same problem w/ the aprps file replicating itself in the registry. Anyway, I hope you don't mind me jumping in the discussion, I REALLY appreciate the help!

So I followed Cookiegal's latest instructions (allowing the FixAprps.reg file to enter into the registry).

I also ran the online Panda Active Scan & below is the saved log after scanning My Computer:

Spyware:spyware/dyfuca No disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jake Williams\Local Settings\Temp\cfout.txt
Spyware:spyware/searchcentrix No disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:Adware/nCase No disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jake Williams\Local Settings\Temp\Del13.tmp
Adware:Adware/nCase No disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jake Williams\Local Settings\Temp\res14.tmp
Adware:Adware/PowerScan No disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Jake Williams\Local Settings\Temp\uninstall.exe
Adware:Adware/IST.YourSiteBar No disinfected C:\System Volume Information\_restore{21D7D692-4662-421F-93B0-877BC3820711}\RP1089\A0066343.dll
Spyware:Spyware/Dyfuca No disinfected C:\System Volume Information\_restore{21D7D692-4662-421F-93B0-877BC3820711}\RP1089\A0066362.exe
So if you don't mind me asking, what's the next step as far as making sure the file doesn't replicate itself again & getting rid of it permanently? I am running NAV 2005 (which doesn't even detect it) & Counter Spy,... Read more

A:Solved: Accidentally downloaded IST toolbar. Scans find apropos in the registry.

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I have OS XP(3), IE8, Office 2010

I am trying to d/l a pptx file from our organizational website (that I use regularly). The file is shown as a pptx file (as displayed by the properties feature), but when I click to d/l it, it shows up as a zip file to be opened and the computer tries to unzip it, but doesn't do a very good job in doing so.

I have tried to d/l other pptx files from other internet sites and they work (d/l) OK.

I have the same OS on another laptop and it d/ls this particular file from this particular site just fine.

I can change (rename) the extension on this file (from zip to pptx) and it works fine

I have tried everything reccomended on various PPT forums and it hasn't worked.

The file association is Microsoft PowerPoint.

The file d/ls perfectly with Firefox.

What is it about the configuration of XP/IE8 that lets this happen?

The issue here is that this particular file has been posted to the website for members of our organization to d/l and use. Many of these members are not savvy enough to be able to 'manipulate' the file and use it as it was designed. I am tryng to make this d/l as user friendly as is possible.

A:PPTX files downloaded as zip files

Read this

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_xp/ie8-changes-downloaded-office-files-to-zip-why-and/98a0b844-a806-4ab2-a705-8b864e87da54

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When I download files using ie the download window indicates the files are downloaded but they are not there. I've been able to see the files being deleted instantaneously after being downloaded. Thanks
 

A:downloaded files not there

Does this problem only occur in Internet Explorer, or do you have another browser that works correctly?

Have you tried doing a System Restore to fix the problem?

If you can, post a HijackThis scanlog:

Download and install HijackThis using the "self extractor". Run it and select "do a system scan and save the log file". Then copy/paste the contents of the log to a reply

http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/hijackthis_sfx.exe

I recall a rather similar, and unfortunately unresolved, problem in this thread. You might compare notes with it, particularly in regard to the programs you see in the Scanlog:

http://forums.techguy.org:80/windows-nt-2000-xp/465930-cant-complete-downloads.html?
 

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Since upgrading my computer and reinstalling Windows XP Home with all upgrades, I haven't been able to run executable downloaded files (most recently openoffice but also Google Earth Pro trial). The files download properly but when I try to run them them, I get the message "This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem."

I have no problem installing programs from CD.
I'm using IE beta 7 but have tried the same process using Firefox. All Windows Updates are complete. Running Norton AV 2003 and NVidia firewall set to Antihacking only.

Any ideas?
 

A:Can't run downloaded files

Look here: http://www.mcse.ms/archive59-2004-7-898432.html
 

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i have tried changing the security settings of the file and also disabling avg but to no avail, any ideas?
it says

i would upload a screen capture but cant upload from file =\

A:can't run most downloaded .exe files

So what happens when you try to run downloaded exe files? Is anything else effected on the pc?

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I just did a clean install of Win 8 Release Preview, 64 bit. I moved my profile from C: (SSD) to d: (HDD) using a recommendation I found in the forum. I did not move the program data. I wanted to download and install some programs, but when I do, I can't get them to run. They are setup .exe programs. In IE if I click to open, nothing happens. I clicked on View Downloads in IE and it opens a Window with the downloads and if I try to open one a list is shown that asks how do you want to open this file and a list of programs like IE, Notepad, Paint, etc.

I've pre-ordered Win 8 to install when it is shipped.

A:Can't run downloaded files

Can you post a link to web page of the recommendation you followed to move profile from c: to d:.

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I have been unable to activate downloaded attachments which come down in zip format. At one time i had (?) a ZIP program Icon on my desk top as well as a 7-zip appearing in drop down menus, but neither of these programs would not connect to the downloaded attachments in zip format to unzip them. Can someone help me with this problem? Thank you !
 

A:downloaded Zip files

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When I tried to download a file it told me that my Security settings did not allow the program to run. I shut off all security (norton 360 and Windows Internet options) but still nothing. This happens with all the programs now...Microsoft Security Essentials, Hijackthis...etc.

I think I a program called PC power speed is causing these problems...
 

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Recently - I've been having a strange problem. when I download a photo or image, or even capture a screen shot and save it to a folder, I cannot see it in that folder. I originally thought i had not hit save properly or not saved a file that I thought I had - but when i tried to re download an image or capture it again and name it the same thing - I got a message saying there was already a file by that name in the folder.

I have tried ensuring all hidden files are shown, and refreshed the window to no avail. but when i restart the computer, I am able to see the files in the folder as the should have been displayed all along. also confusing - when i look in the folder after saving...say if I've saved 12 images into the folder from the net or screen capture, but the folder is only displaying 1 image - it was say the folder only contains one image...

how can i fix this so i do not need to reboot every time i want to see newly created images?

A:Can't See Downloaded Files

Sounds like a view issue on the folder itself, to be honest.

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Hello, I have an HP laptop running Vista Home Premium 64-bit. It's actually been relatively fine for me until the last few days. I was having some problems editing video files and couldn't figure out why, so I updated to service pack 2. Around the same time, although I honestly cannot be sure that it was because of the update, none of my downloads will work. I believe it happened once or twice before I updated my sp but now I can't download ANYTHING. It's bizarre. The entire file will download and the file will show download progress just like normal. But, once complete the file shows up as 0 kb and doesn't open. I've tried using firefox 3.5.3 and IE 8...both do the same thing. I have also checked my permissions and made sure that I am allowed access to all of the folders that the documents are saved in. Nothing seems to help.

I really don't want to have to format/reinstall windows since I have quite a bit of stuff I would need to backup. Any help would be EXTREMELY appreciated. Thanks.

A:Downloaded Files are 0 KB...Need help

What antivirus are you running?

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I just downgraded from Vista SP2 to Vista SP1 and by doing so, have somehow screwed up my downloads in both Firefox and IE8. Whenever I download in either one, the download results in a file that is 0 kb.

The strange thing is, Google Chrome somehow wasn't affected by this downgrade (if that's what caused this) and I can download files fine in that browser.

Can someone tell me what's going on here and how to fix this in IE8 and FF 3.5? I've already tried reinstalling FF and it didn't help at all.

A:Downloaded Files Are 0 KB

Why did you downgrade form SP2 to SP1? Try reinstalling SP2.

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Hi,

I'm new to Vista after buying a new PC, i have now just downloaded iTunes 4 times to a folder on my hard-drive and each time its not appearing (3 times to d drive and 1 time to desktop)

Is there a reason or something preventing my downloaded file from saving? each time its got to 100% and seems like its downloaded fine.

thanks
 

A:Cannot see my downloaded files

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Hello,
When i download files which are greater than ~30mb they downloaded with MD5 corrupted.
If it executable Windows can't run it...
I suspect it happened after installin Winpcap and Ettercap.

Please help,
Thank You
 

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Hi,

I have an interesting and recent problem. If I download a file with windows explorer, its file extension is automatically converted to .exe, even if it is a jpeg, zip, or any other file. I have no idea why this happens but it is a huge problem, because I have to rename every file extension manually.

Any ideas?

Thanks.....
 

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I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows 10 but cannot figure out how to scan a single downloaded file within Avast anti-virus. Can anyone help please?
 

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hello team i notice i have some damaged downloaded program files. Please see attachment. Is there anything i can delete there, and what can i do to fix the damaged ones? Im always trying to clean up unneccessary files, and programs etc. I dont know much but remember the list there was smaller. I do have 2 screenshots from the past if needed but this list got big quick, and seems to have lotsa damaged files?

A:Downloaded program files

You will need to be more specific as to what program this is in reference to .
Also if you could supply the other screen shots that would be of help also.

cheers

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Hey guys. I'm not sure where to start with this bizarre problem. I'm trying to update my .net framework from the microsoft main site, but everytime I try to install it, the file's always corrupt. I've even used the cleaner and then tried again.
Also; pictures load strangely in mozilla firefox like this: http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/8644/236p.jpg
Flash based videos will bug out after 3 minutes or so, some youtube videos won't work at all, and websites don't load 100% sometimes.

I'm currently using a Dell Inspiron with Service Tag: 1KW3F1
Any help that you guys can provide will be very appreciated.

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I just finished putting together my new system and just about every file I download is corrupt. It either wont unzip or stops with and error during install with file corrupt. I can download file on old computer put on cd and install on new system no problem. System includes Asus A8N32-SLI Delus motherboard, 2 Asus geforce en7800 gtx top graphic cards (SLI mode) Western Digital HD raptor 74 gig,PC power & cooling 510 sli, windows xp home sp2. There are two dual gigabyte lan ports on the motherboard. Does anyone have any suggestions?

A:Downloaded files corrupt

I would run chkdsk to make sure you don't have any errors on your drive. Go to Start, Run, and type cmd. In the command prompt window, type...

chkdsk C: /F /R

It should ask you if you want to scan on the next reboot. Type Y for yes and then reboot. Try not to interrupt the process.

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Anyone know where XP, "media player8 in particular" downloads streaming, audio video etc... files to when you download? I thought it would be a generic .tmp file, but not so. To protect content I suppose. In the olden days, (Win98) it was easy to find them... I've looked high and low, even searched the registry.

T
 

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I have a problem with IE6.

When I click a file to download, I am prompted with a box asking me if I want to save or open the file. If I click save, the file saves properly and I can then open it. However if I click open, the file does not seem to be created. If it is a .txt file for example, notepad opens up and says that it cannot find the file (the path is something like Temporary Internet
Files/content.ie5/something). The issue does not occur with IE7.

Any ideas ?

Thank you.

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I am downloading stuff but after downloading I go to extract and I get an error message that there are "no files to extract". I am using the Windows XP Extraction Wizard, so I went online and downloaded another zip program but I can't even install it because the computer tells me that the file is corrupted, the same thing that I am told when I double-click on all the downloaded files (doubleclick = file corrupted, rightclick to extract = no files to extract).

What do I do, whats going on?

Help!

A:downloaded files won't extract!

in the run box type
sfc /scannow
and press enter

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First I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this question. I currently have Adobe Acrobat XI Pro installed on my computer. I'm wondering what would I have to do in Windows in order to have the option to save files I download from email attachments or other ways as PDF instead of having to later on go back and save them as PDF.

Thank you

A:Save Downloaded Files as PDF

Welcome to the forum.

Are the attachments and/or other downloads, pdf files?

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All of a sudden I cant open any downloaded files. It shows that it downloads but then just disappears. I have even tried saving the file and it wont save. I cant figure out what is wrong. I have read some different blogs that say it could be windows defender which I do have on my computer but I am scared to remove it because I cant afford for my computer to start messing up, I start online classes on Monday! UGH...please help.

A:Can't open any downloaded files

What browser are you using? Try a different browser like Firefox. Also you can change the download location to a different directory or folder. Have tried to download the same program again? It should list the previous download location so you know where it went. Or you can do a Search for the name of the downloaded file

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After downloading and saving an exe file from an internet site extension jpg is added so that file appears as filename.exe.jpg. This just recently started on my XP so I have done something to add the jpg file extension. If I rename the file without the jpg extension everything works fine. What have I done and how do I correct it?
 

A:jpg added to downloaded exe files

Not sure what happened to cause it. Since it happened recently, try system restore.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q306084

sekirt
 

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Well this a new one, yesterday I was downloading a movie, via Utorrent as I have done so many times before. As I do with all my films, I saved them in the directory downloads / Tv shows and films / films / movie title. As I expected, the torrent downloaded fine without any issues and I was about to get ready to watch the film when I noticed something odd. The folder containing TV shows had completely disappeared. Additionally, I then checked the films folder, to notice all but 4 films (Including the one being downloaded) had also disappeared. I've spent the past hour researching, running malware scans (found nothing), losing the files doesn't bother me, at most, its an inconvenience. What's concerning me is how this could have happened, as mentioned above, I have ran multiple scans and found no evidence that the torrent could have been infected. I've looked on a google for several hours and found very few cases of something like this happening. If anyone could shed any light on this situation or has experienced anything like it before, your assistance would great. Again apologies if this is not in the right place.

(edit - I should point out, when I say disappeared, I mean complete gone from my system. I have checked the recycle bin, tried searching the names of movies and so on. I only have to look at my partitioned drive to see the additional 150GB of space that it now has.)

Coincidentally, about 2 hours before this happened, I thought to myself I should really purchase I... Read more

A:Downloaded Files Disappeared

Hey JJLyon-

Have you tried doing a search for the actual files themselves? You might want to have a look at the Everything program, which is a good search utility to have around anyhow.

Also, you might take a quick look in the OneDrive folder in case they were Auto-saved. See HERE.

b1rd

Edit:
I just noticed that you already did try a search, so I guess disregard that part of this post.

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Hi all,

I'm new to the forum and despite having tried lots of suggestions and followed tutorials posted on this site, I cannot unzip downloaded files - these being simple documents or spreadsheets. The zipped folder is displayed and I can choose settings to extract all files but once i browse to the extracted folder it is empty. There are no error messages. I see in my file associations that .zip is not there but have already used the tutorials to restore and re-associate the zip files with the built in utility. The only associations are for .zfsendtotarget and .zipenx. A month or so ago, I got so annoyed with this I installed Winzip but this didn't work either!

I'm using Windows Home Premium and IE8, if that's any help. I do hope someone can help me as I'm getting incredibly frustrated... Thanks

A:Can't unzip downloaded files

You said that you already read up on the subject, so it would be less than worthwhile to give another document, but maybe this may help

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTDdxFl9pCg

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I downloaded a file and when I tried to install it, it said it was unable to download because files may be corrupted.

Since it was never installed on the computer, does it mean that I don't have the file anymore?

And if it is still on the computer, how do I find it and how do I get rid of it?
 

A:What happens to downloaded files that are not installed?

A file downloaded stays on the computer until you delete it. How do you find it? Look in the folder you downloaded it to. Depending on where or why the install failed, it may have left files in various places on your computer. Trying to find them to delete them could be very cumbersome and not always necessary.
 

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So I say this problem happened about 2 weeks ago. I've had this Compaq desktop for almost 4 years and never had this problem.

The computer one day kept receiving the error "Windows Explorer has stopped working" (problem details)
Code:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: InPageError
Error Status Code: c000009c
Faulting Media Type: 00000003
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 40d4
Additional Information 2: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79
Additional Information 3: 40d4
Additional Information 4: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79

Read our privacy statement:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=50163&clcid=0x0409
and once I clicked "restart the program" the desktop apps would disappear and reappear and the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" error would keep repeating itself over and over again.

After finally getting rid of the problem after a couple Norton Full Scans and system restores, I downloaded an .avi file on the desktop and the error came up again. I caught a glimpse of the file before the desktop restarted itself and saw that the picture wasn't on the video file like all my other videos are. After I struggled to delete it, the problem was gone. So I thought that file was corrupt.

Only problem is that every file does that same thing. Like, I used a torrent to download a movie and the folder had several files in it, but the icon folde... Read more

A:All downloaded files are corrupted.......I think

Download and run Malwarebytes, after install check for any updates and run a full scan. When that is completed let us know the results and also run sfc /scannow a system file checker.

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I work ( well actually volunteer )  in a school with 60 plus fully updated windows
7 machines - all have IE9 and Word Starter. Recently, we made the move to Active
Directory. Word Started worked for about a month after and then the system admins made
a change to the OU with the outcome being that WS now fails to function. Their
answer to this is that WS is not really an enterprise level product and should
not have been working at all and to remove it completely. I hesitate to do this
since I cannot reinstall it as it is an OEM product. I have moved everyone over
to Open Office ( this was installed as a backup on the image ) to fix that
emergency. Now, when teachers go to web sites that serve up .doc files, upon
download with IE9 ( ironically this does not happen in FireFox ), the file extension
actually changes to a .wiz file. Luckily, Open Office will open these but, I
have to reset the default program to open this file type every few reboots. I?m
needing to know what settings in AD might have been change or need to be
changed back to restore Word Starter functionality.
Thanks for any help.

A:IE9 changing all downloaded .doc files to .wiz

 
Hi,

I suggest to go to
tools>Internet Options>Advanced tab, click "Reset advanced settings" for
test.
Also try to change another download location for test. And in Windows Explorer, do not show the extensions for files.
If the issue persists, you can try to reinstall IE9, or temporary return to IE8 to check if the same issue occurs.
Hope that helps.
Regards,
Leo  
Huang
Leo Huang
TechNet Community Support

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I downloaded an electronics design program but I can't open the tex. files. When I go to 'find online' I get another reg fix download site. I don't need another reg fix program. What do I do to open a tex. file? I'm using windows OS Home XP with service pac 3 I know this is probably a dumb question, but my screen name says it all. Please have mercy. Thanks

A:can't open downloaded files

Are you sure that they are tex.files? Maybe txt. files?

What program and the URL for it would help us.

BG

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Sometimes a file gets downloaded from the internet (willingly or not) but then I cannot find it. Is there a way to search to find the most recently created new files?

A:Finding downloaded files

Aren`t they going to your downloads folder, set it up so all your downloads will go there, it`s the default location in Windows 7, unless you`ve changed it.

In Chrome it`s in Settings/Advanced Settings/Downloads

Set it to download files to the downloads folder. You can always move them someplace else later.

Internet Explorer - Change Default Download Location

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This is a new problem that has cropped up. Whenever I download a file to my computer, I am unable to open it up to run or install it. I have the problem with .zip files, .PDF files, .exe files, etc. I see the download occurring, and it all seems to be going fine, but when it is done, it is not on my desktop where I have my files saved, and when I right-click on the file in the Download box (where it shows the status of the download), the option to open the file is faded and won't work. What could have happened to my settings to make this happen? Does it mean I have a virus? I have AVG virus protection and it is up to date.

I have a second computer (laptop) that is running Windows 7. I have no problem saving files to that computer, so I can copy them to my Flash drive and move them to the desktop computer, but I'm sunk when I try to get a program like Adobe Acrobat Reader that downloads and installs in one operation..... I can't save the program to bring to the desktop computer.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Karen

A:Can't Open Files I've Downloaded

Welcome Karen
In addition to a full up to date virus scan. Download and make a full scan with malwarebytes.

If you are clean try a system restore from a few days before the problem began.
System Restore - How to
If that does not work try to reset the associations.
Default File Type Associations - Restore

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I have downloaded different files that I am trying to delete. I delete the file underdownloads but it is still under the screensavers or background.I am trying to clean up things and can't seem to get rid of them. I have windows 98 and microsoft but can't seem to get help from them. How many places are there to delete one file?
 

A:downloaded files won't delete.

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From time to time, my CPU rises to 100% and pretty much lags me out from doing anything.

- I have all the latest drivers installed.

- sometimes, the CPU is fine, and when im done downloading a song or a .zip file, the files end up being corrupted or the song ends up skipping because it wasnt downloaded correctly.

- videos on youtube tend to load very slowly at times, and its not just from the server ive tested the same videos with my laptop and all runs smooth.

I was wondering is this because of my Video card or possibly my Power supply ? im not to sure whats causing the problem. And I dont see any certain program pop out as being overworked. Firefox is being used the most at around 50% and Ive only got Winamp/ZA Firewall and Firefox open with all this lag still.

- All of my drivers are currently updated from Windows update

Heres my system specs, any recommendations or probable upgrades I should do to my Pc/ Or help is greatly appreciated

CPU: Intel Pent 4 3.06GHZ, 3065 Mhz, 1 Core (2 Logical processors)
Memory: 2 GIGS of DDR2 RAM
VIDEO: Geforce 9500 GT
Power Supply: 300 Watts
I remember before installing Windows 7, windows 7 advisor said theres probably going to be problems running Windows Aero with my Graphics card.

A:100% CPU / Downloaded files corrupted /

No, your graphics card should be working perfectly well with Aero. I highly doubt it has anything to do with power supply.

I'm beta testing ZoneAlarm Extreme myself and have found it to be excellent. They just put a new version which you might want to get and install. You can upgrade without removing the old one.

Here is a link to that: https://www.zonealarm.com/security/e...A-60day-1user#

But what you should really do is use the backup feature found within ZoneAlarm so it saves to your documents folder.

Then completely uninstall ZoneAlarm from your system. You can restore your settings from the backup easily when you want to reinstall.

Point is, get that off your system and then tell us how things are.

We have similar CPU and you use all the same apps as me. Nice.

Another recomendation, although it's unlikely will fix anything, is to visit NVidia's site and install the driver for your graphics card from there. WU drivers...well....are WU drivers...even though they are from the manufacturer too.

Here is the graphics driver you should be using: http://www.nvidia.com/object/win7_wi...1.07_whql.html

And very good luck to you!

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Hello,

Let me explain my problem, maybe it has to do with my windows xp or whatever.

When I download from a certain site a pdf file, that file is saved in my computer as an udeletable file. A nod32 scan of the file returns a number of either 2 or three files scanned while I only scan one! Malwarebytes detects only 1 file and both detect as clean.

It happens with both Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer!

If I save the file under a different name after opening it with Acrobat 8.1 the file becomes "normal" i.e. deletable

If I copy paste to another computer the file behaves again normally. Downloading from the same site on other computers of my network I have no problem whatsoever

Are the windows corrupted?
Did I do something in the Browser?
Malware?

I thank you in advance and I appreciate your help apriori

A:Downloaded pdf files are undeletable

Hi,

Can you tell me what the site is that you are having problems with and I can see what happens for me.

Cheers!

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Hi all,

i recently used avast anti virus and changed to avg 9.0 free, after my pc started to slow down i formatted and reinstalled windows xp. However after xp has updated i cannot load any files. the files seem to download and when attempeting to extract or boot the programs the message "file is corrupt appears" anyone help?

A:all downloaded files are corrupt

Is your xp disk slipstreamed with sp3?

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Hello,

I recently attempted to get help by posting this post in the HijackThis help forum. I got no response so I assume I put the post in the wrong place or something.

I really need help. My fiance's computer is about 1 year old and runs on Vista. The computer has been getting worse and worse to the point that it's almost unusable. The internet connection is unstable when using wireless, and recently it started downloading files to some weird unknown invisible temp folder. We are unable to download the Panda virus scanner in the "steps before asking the tech support forum for help" thread or any other program or thing that we try to download. I copied one of the error messages that come up when we try to download and open things:
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External Protocal Request

an external application must be launched to handle this file: links.

Requested link:

file:///C:/Users/circuitcity/Desktop/activescan2_en.exe

Application: file

If you were not expecting this request it may be an attempt to exploit a weakness in that other program.
cancel this request unless you are sure it is not malicious.

(Launch application) (Cancel)

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If I click "Launch application", nothing happens.

When we try to open and install files in .zip format, it says

"Cannot execute "C:\Users\CICUIT~1\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EX00.022\setup.exe"
or whatever the filename for the file is.

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I downloaded Norton Internet Security from the Net. Tried to install it but ran into a problem so I want to do an XP Home System Restore to a date earlier than the download. Doing so will lose all the recent downloaded Internet files so I need to find the NIS download file and burn it to CD before doing the restore. The desktop icon properties show the path but Windows Explorer only shows four temporary Internet folders, I think it creates new ones for each session, and I cannot find earlier ones. I've tried "show hidden files" but without success and have run a search in Explorer as well.

Any suggestions on how I can find older downloaded Internet files?

A:Where does IE6 put the downloaded program files?

Where the download is saved depends on your browser settings and whether you selected a folder at the time.
If you can remember the name of the downloaded file (or part of it) you can do a search for that file. If you cannot remember go back to the download site and follow the links to download and at some stage the filename will be visible.

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Whenever i try to open a downloaded file, it wont let me. The "open" option is gray. Here is what it looks like:


For some reason, i can't renew my Avast license key. It keeps saying "invalid key" each time i change it. Also, Avg 8 trial has expired. So basically, i am anti-virusless. I only have spybot available.

Since i cant download any files and open them, i cant get any new anti virus software. What should i do?

EDIT: i also have tried updating vista. It does not work.


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Please be considerate of the fact that the people helping you are all volunteers, and in many cases usually have a job, and a limited amount of time to help, and therefore can only do so much. Also please note that there are many more people in need of assistance than there are trained staff members who may assist. Patience for this free assistance is required. If there is an immediate need, please take the machine to a local technician.

If no one has replied to your thread within 72hrs after you posted, please reply in your thread with the words "BUMP, please" to move it forward. Do NOT bump the thread unless 72 hours has passed. We work from oldest to newest posts so your wait will be longer if you bump it forward before the 72 hours is up. When looking threads to respond to, we look for thread with 0 reply, or 1 reply. So, do n... Read more

A:Can't open downloaded files! help me please

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So I say this problem happened about 2 weeks ago. I've had this Compaq desktop for almost 4 years and never had this problem. The computer one day kept receiving the error "Windows Explorer has stopped working" (problem details)


Code:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: InPageError
Error Status Code: c000009c
Faulting Media Type: 00000003
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 40d4
Additional Information 2: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79
Additional Information 3: 40d4
Additional Information 4: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79
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and once I clicked "restart the program" the desktop apps would disappear and reappear and the "Windows Explorer has stopped working" error would keep repeating itself over and over again.

After finally getting rid of the problem after a couple Norton Full Scans and system restores, I downloaded an .avi file on the desktop and the error came up again. I caught a glimpse of the file before the desktop restarted itself and saw that the picture wasn't on the video file like all my other videos are. After I struggled to delete it, the problem was gone. So I thought that file was corrupt.

Only problem is that every file does that same thing. Like, I used a torrent to download a movie and the folder had several files in it, but the icon folder s... Read more

A:All downloaded files are corrupted.......I think

Hello and welcome to the forum.

I am sorry you are having some problems, so we need to start with this.

1. If you can go to the website and use there uninstaller to remove your anti-virus....Then install MSE here is the link and it's free and very good.

Anti-Malware, Virus, Spyware Protection | Microsoft Security Essentials

After installing run a full scan and then report back with the results.

Malwarebytes free version, Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download

Until we know do not use any restore points, if there is something there we don't want to reinfect your system...

Run a sfc /scannow in safe mode after we make sure there is no virus or malware. Here is how,

System Files - SFC Command

Notice there is a space between the sfc and the forward slash. Please update us as to the results and then we can move forward...

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Whenever I download a file a small red circular icon appears on the bottom left of the larger icon for the file I have downloaded. Whenever I then attempt to open the file it tells me that the path or folder is invalid. Please help?

A:Cannot open downloaded files.

It is ok now. I have a software package called Safe Space and it was that that was blocking my opening of any downloaded files. Many thanks anyway.

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Right clicking a downloaded file used to allow you to scan it before you did anything with it (like Installing) But now right clicking the file does not give that option.
It used to allow scan with my AV
and scan with Malwarebytes

Is there now a way to do this before doing anything with the downloaded file?

A:How to scan downloaded files??

Originally Posted by Harrier


Right clicking a downloaded file used to allow you to scan it before you did anything with it (like Installing) But now right clicking the file does not give that option.
It used to allow scan with my AV
and scan with Malwarebytes

Is there now a way to do this before doing anything with the downloaded file?



Yes.

I just installed the 14 day trial version & played with it a bit.
You need to activate the context menu option.
A picture-

Then when right clicking a download you will see the scan option -

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I tried to get to the new thread under dvd burning but couldnt find "new thread" - This is my 1st time here so please forgive me. How does one get a downloaded file into dvdshrink so it can be processed for burning? I have dvdsanta but trying to get the best use out of dvdshrink and dvddecrypter also. Thanks and thanks for your understanding.

A:downloaded files and dvdshrink

ok new thread is usaully under the thread chart .it's a gray button .

well first of alll u need to turn the downloaded file in dvd form.For movies, avi is only one single file. i use winavi.to turn avi movies into dvd form. after u've turned the avi movie into dvd form.go to dvd shrink, but i doubt the file will be over 4.7 gb. so this is mostly done with dvd movies.that are over 4.7 gb in size so that u are able to fit it on a dvd blank disk.

for dvd shrink to work u must open dvdshrink then press open files on the top menu . then select files then once that opens u press analysis. then after that's done edit what u want i usually get rid of the french language waste of space. then press back up and then whaa laaa . once that's done burn the files onto a disk using nero or any other burning program .

dvd decrypter works similar u open the movie in a drive then decrtypt it. then if the movie is still way to big then use dvd shrink
i usually only have to use dvd shrink though because dvd shrink has a bulit in decrypter .so it's an all in one process with dvd shrink .unless the file. is really protected then use dvd decrypter. have a nice day and good luck .

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hi.. I have recently downloaded quite a few mp3 files using the dowload manager called ReGet 4.0... once the file is downloaded im having a hard time finding the file in my computer.. thereofre i am unable to burn them on a disk or to add to a playlist.. I am looking where i saved the files but they just arent there.. I also tried to zip them and unzip them.. Please help!! thank you so much!
 

A:how to retrieve downloaded files?!?!?

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I have this problem that most every file I download gets corrupted. From music files off iTunes to .exe files, they all get corrupted. I don't know if this is stemming from the same problem, but whenever I try watching Youtube videos, the red streaming bar will continue to fill up the bar as if the entire movie has finished downloading, but the video stops dead in the middle as if I reached the end of the video. It's probably not my internet connection, because when I tried connecting my laptop to the same Ethernet cable as my desktop, my laptop doesn't experience this problem. I've tried cleaning my registry which didn't help as well. It could be malware, but unfortunately, I can't update Adaware or AVG as the update files aren't immune from this problem. My computer specs are below, and any and all help is greatly appreciated.

A:Downloaded Files Get Corrupted

may I suggest you follow the instructions on the bottom of your HJT threadhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/142553/possible-virus-causing-blue-screens/teacup 61(HJT Team)(comment posted only yesterday)If you need this topic reopened, please request this by sending the moderating team a PM with the address of the thread. This applies only to the original topic starter.YES please ; we need that thread reopened as i guess you are still infected ( and have seeminlgy a corrupted antivirus program too )and need the Team to clean you may one ask if you do P2P stuff on that computer?

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Hi,

The problem i have is as titled.

I have Windows XP Home SP2.

Just formatted PC yesterday.

I dont know what other information i can provide that can be useful ...

A:Downloaded .exe Files Are All Corrupted

Hi .What makes you say that all your .exe files (downloaded) are corrupted?Manufacturer/model of NIC installed?Have you checked the status of the NIC in Device Manager (looking for any indication of problem)?Have you run chkdsk /r or the Graphical Version equivalent?Have you checked Event Viewer for clues that may be related?XP Chkdsk, Using the Graphical Version (My Computer) - http://www.updatexp.com/windows-xp-chkdsk.html How To Use Event Viewer - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/ Does your system have an nVidia chipset?Louis

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Any exe file I download or copy from other p/c will not run.
I get a message saying file not found , pls. use your "file find" option.
All exe files having "install or setup options" will work properly.
I got this problem after a partial software re-installation.
Thanks for helping
Forteezio

A:Downloaded *.exe files will not be found!

Have you tried a system restore to a date previous to this partial software re-installation?

What software were you trying to install when it failed?

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Hi everyone!

I am tryng CIS free on a useless netbook (where sometimes I try sw without messing up with my primary PCs).

when I start the browser (FF) in CIS sandbox and I download files, then I can access them only in FF download manager (the arrow on the top right). I can't find them in my download folder, I can't find them in shared space.
Could you tell me where I am wrong? where should i find them? because I want to use them out of the sandbox (they remain in the sandbox)

I mean I d like to do like in SBIE .

Maybe I set the security option wrongly

Looking forward to hearing from you

thank you in advance
 

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