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Palm synchronization problem with Works Task launcher calendar

Q: Palm synchronization problem with Works Task launcher calendar

I use Windows XP Home Edition.
I installed PalmOne Desktop software on my Dell computer to be able to type addresses, appointments, etc. on the computer and have it appear on my Palm Zire m150 and vice versa. Everything always worked fine.

Then I decided to synchronize data between the Works Calendar and the Address book of my device, so I set up synchronization by following the directions in Works Task Launcher.

Now the sychronization between my Palm program and my Palm hand-held no longer works. It freezes up in the HotSync process when it is trying to synchronize the date book. I suspect the problem is with the Works Calendar addition to the mix.

Works gives no instructions on how to disable what I enabled, i.e. the Works calendar-Palm pilot connection.
I don't need or want the Works calendar and would not mind getting rid of it and all the data on it altogether, however, I can't afford to lose the Palm data.

Can you help?

Thank you,
Madelyn

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If I "kill" the active task, I can again get it to open by clicking on the Program menu "Microsoft Works Task Launcher".

Is there a way that I can: (1) make it stop doing this, OR (2) find the running background task for the Launcher somewhere else and open it from there?

It's a pain when I don't open a selection within the Launcher to go through the procedure above, just to get it to open again. Appreciate any suggestions - hope I have explained the situation enough to get some help. Thanks.
 

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A:Microsoft Works 7.0 Task Launcher

well im afraid to say the cause of your problem is either a virus or spywear !!
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Hi Friends,
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Thanks for your help, I really appreciate it
 

A:Works Calendar problem

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A:Problem transferring MS Works Calendar

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I have been having a problem printing my Works Calendar. PLEASE HELP ME SOMEONE!!! thank you!! Carol.Mod Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum and closed tags. ~ Animal

A:Printing Works Calendar

Carol,I do not know what version of MS Works you have, but I googled your problem just as you stated it. I was able to come up with a multiple solutions listing that may work for you. Take a look at this link. Hope this helps. If not please post back with as much information about what happens when you try to print your calender.Be (Be 30 days hath April....)SafeDa Bleepin AniMod, Animal

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I run Works Plus 2008 on Vista 64 bit and a problem has developed. My calendar alerts no longer automatically open when they are due to open. I have to open Works before any alerts will open.

Does anyone have a fix for me? Please keep your instructions very simple as I consider myself to be a Beginner-Intermediate user.

Thank you!!
 

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I am using a Dell computer with Windows XP 256mb ram, pentium 4.
This is in regards to Microsoft Works 6.0.
When using the Microsoft Works calendar, I can not get any of the U.S. holidays to display in the 2003 and up years. For example Labor Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day. These holidays are visible in the year 2002, but not in 2003. I have made sure that there is a check in the US Holidays catagory filter to show the holidays. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Works, but still have the same problem. Any suggestions?
 

A:Microsoft Works 6.0 Calendar

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Last year I puchased a new computer with Windows XP. Most of the files were retrieved from the old C drive and installed on my new computer. I have been using Microsoft Works Calendar for many years, and rely on it for reminders to pop up. I recently had the business where I purchased the computer look at it because of a start up problem. Since then, it seems the reminders do not pop up for the specified time I want them to any longer, i.e., a meeting 3 days from now and a reminder would be put into the window and then click on OK. In the past, I've never had a problem with getting the reminders until recently. Do you have any suggestions? Barbara
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 2650, Windows XP Home Edition, Internet Explorer 7, Microsoft Works version 6

I can not print my calendar in Microsoft Works Calendar.

I have uninstalled and installed again. Still does not print.
When I hit print and a box pops up that states: Please wait while the calendar prepares to print. That is as far as it will go. You can let it stay there for hours and it is still preparing to print.
Printer works fine in other programs.

What is the problem
 

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I am using Windows XP and Microsoft Works Suite 2003. I have been using the Microsoft Works Calendar for home use, printing the monthly calendar in landscape format on my Canon i960 printer. This produces a 9"-6" one-month calendar.

Recently, the calendar started printing out only 7"-4" in landscape format. I have tried everything to correct this and cannot. Any other printing in other programs is normal so I do not think it is a printer problem. However, I cannot find the controls in the Calendar to restore the 9"-6" size. Any suggestions?
 

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Cannot obtain correct printing from Microsoft Works Calendar.

The Microsoft site says this is common with Internet Exp.5.5-

I am using 6.0 and still have the same problem.

The calendar pages come out printed on 2 pages rather than

one page. The columns are elongated causing this to happen.

Have checked the printer with other programs and the printing

is correct.
 

A:Microsoft Works Calendar

This should do it.
Open the calender, from the file menu select "export > HTML". Remember where you saved it to. Close the calender and go to the file you exported and double click it. It should open in Internet Explorer. Now select print from the file menu.

John
 

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How do you set up a shortcut to Works Calendar with Windows XP Home?
 

A:Shortcut to Works Calendar

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I am running Windows XP with Microsoft Works Suite 2003. My calendar reminders have always come up on time until recently. Although they are scheduled, they do not appear on start up like they used to.

Help.

Thanks.
 

A:Works Calendar reminders not appearing

I found my answer...

Select Start on the Desktop, select Programs, select Startup, If Microsoft
Works Calendar Reminder shotcut does not display it needs to put there.

Search for 'wkcalrem.exe', create a shortcut and put it in the startup
folder. It should now display as describe above.
 

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When reformatting, I saved the data I had in Works Calendar to a floppy. Now, I can't figure out a way to get the data into the new Works Calendar that I now have. How can I do that? grandpaw
 

A:MS Works: Restore Calendar from Floppy

moving to business apps forum, I think you will get a better response there.
 

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I have a computer that ran Windows Vista and the Motherboard has went out on it . I have the working Hard Drive removed and connected to my working PC . I am wanting to find the Microsoft Works Calendar file and export it to Google calendar . I have done some research online and found this file path to retrieve the file

Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\Mswkscal.wcd

Unfortunately the file is not there. I have done a search of the Hard Drive and "Mswkscal.wcd" is nowhere to be found .

Is there any other place I should be looking ?

Should I be looking for a different file ?

Thanks for your help
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Works Calendar

Please take the time to read through this link. It may start by appearing irrelevant, but it goes through file locations, searching, the file may be hidden, etcl
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...r/bc43f5c8-0d89-4a18-bf6f-c4ba121cedc5?auth=1
Hope it helps
 

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I cannot get my calendar to open in Microsoft Works? Any suggestions?

A:Microsoft Works Calendar won't open

Welcome to TSF....

You might try going thru a re-install of Microsoft works and when doing this if you see an option to modify or repair the installation go for this.

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I realize this isn't a crucial question ... but I have Windows 98SE and after the end of 2004 the holidays and other notations ... like "Daylight Savings Time Begins", "Father's Day", etc. ... ceased to appear on the calendar.

Am I "on my own" at this point? Any way to have these dates appear other than manually inputing the dates and events? There are increasingly fewer and fewer businesses that distribute calendars to customers these days.

Thanks in advance for anyone's help.

Terry
 

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I am running Windows 98 with MS Works 2000 that came bundled on my computer. One of the components for Works 2000 is Works Calendar. I have much important data stored on Works Calendar, and until yesterday it worked just fine. Yesterday morning (Friday), when I started Windows, the Calendar icon was there as usual, but when I clicked on I got this message:

"Works cannot access one or more files it needs to run the Calendar. The files may have been renamed, deleted, or removed. Try reinstalling Works and then starting the program again."

When I attempted to reinstall Works, I found out that I have to run a full recovery on my computer in order to do reinstall Works. Unfortunately, this will erase all the data on my calendar and everything else. Is there another way to restore my Calendar? Works is still operating - only Calendar is having problems.

TIA for any help you can offer!
 

A:(Resolved) MS Works Calendar Emergency

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First of all, please let me say that I'm happy to have found this group, I have found what I have read very interesting.

Having said that...

I have Outlook 2000 on my Dell Dimension 8200 with Windows XP. I have always wanted my computer to boot with my calendar reminders for the day.

The thing is, (correct me if I'm wrong?) I have always believed that Outlook is resource intensive, so booting and keeping Outlook running would interfere with whatever I'm doing.

My Dell also came with Works 2002, and puts just a calendar reminder in the startup which would work for me, except that I've worked with Outlook first ( and didn't get my reminders till I opened it up )

What I was considering doing was somehow importing my Outlook Calendar to Works, let Works start up with the computer with my reminders... and then just continue to work with Works. ( I will also want to hotsync that with my HanSpring Visor for easy updates )

Would this be the best way to this? Is there an (inexpensive) easier way to do this?

Thank you in advance,
Ronjie
 

A:Calendar reminders.... Outlook? or Works?

How much RAM do you have?

Outlook uses 8MB I think.
Word and Excel each use 4MB.

That should give you an idea.
 

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While Works on the whole is fine I'm having problems with the he reminder function, even though the reminder exe is listed in the correct places it doesn't produce a pop up at the time of the reminder, I've set it to 15 mins & 30 mins before to test it & nothing.
Opening up works calendar doesn't pop up the reminder either but manually opening the reminder does work.
When I first install it works fine until I restart the laptop then it stops working.
Anything I can look for or do to fix this?
Tia.

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Im sure Im being really stupid, but I cant add a new appointment in my 'microsoft works calendar'

I've had my laptop fot about 18 months now and never had any problems with it before (I use the calendar regularly)

But now, when I double click on a day to add an appointment, I get the following messgae

'Calendar couldn't create a new appointment.
Enter a different date, and then try again.'

Which ever way I try to do it, either by clicking 'new' or clicking 'File' and then 'New appointment' it always gives the same error msg?

And I know the error says try a different date, but it doesnt matter what day I click on, it just wont work

What on earth have I done? Broken it good.

Any advice would be appreciated

Thanks

Vicky

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Works was already installed on the PC when I purchased it in May, 2010. I was able to gfet the Works Task Master on the screen and access all of the programs except the calendar. Now I cannot get the Task Master to run.

Naturally, HP did not give me a Works CD. Is there anything I can do?
 

A:Solved: works calendar will not open

This is a program that is prinstalled on most HP Computers and you wouldn't have gotten a disc for it. The only way to reinstall it is actually going to be to do a Factory Recovery on your computer, or Purchase the Works Program and do a fresh install of it.
 

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My Dell OEM installation of MS Works 8.5 does not display any of the standard USA holidays. I've searched through the MS Knowledge(less) Base of useless information but couldn't find anything on this subject - even though I have to believe that Mr. Gates Brownies would have thought of this very common need.

Please tell me how to get Works to display these holidays. Help will be very much appreciated.
 

A:How Can I Setup Holidays In Works Calendar

No need to reply to this. After trying Mozilla Sunbird Calendar (free) I have given up on Works. Sunbird is vastly superior.
 

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I transferred the data from a "Microsoft Works 2000 (version 5.0)" Calendar on a Windows98se machine to a "Microsoft Works (version 9.0)" Calendar on a Vista machine.
The transfer was with the Export/Import functions via Networking shared files.

The problem is, the times of all the appointments changed to one hour earlier than they had been. It appears that an unwanted Daylight Saving Time adjustment had been made.

How can I correct this?
 

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Help! I posted the following in the business software forum 2 months ago, and have had no replies. Surely there is someone out there with a possible solution!

My MS works reminder system has failed - it no longer pops up automatically to remind me of an entry on the calendar. I tried reinstalling Works, but this did not help.
It is possible this is related to a new computer, but I thought it was still working after the program was transferred to this computer.
I am using XP Pro (was XP Home on the old computer).
Someone suggested copying the shortcut to the start menu, but I am just computer illiterate enough that I couldn't figure that one out. Besides which, the program worked fine for a long time after the original installation.

 

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My computer is working slowly and is running 41 processes when there are no programs running.

Whenever the computer boots, I get a "Windows was forced to shut down..." message which I think refers to my calendar trying to deliver an alert upon start up.

I cannot get MS Works to run, but receive the same error message as above.

Thanks in advance,

George

A:Computer slow, ms works, calendar won't work

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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My son says you are the best for troubleshooting, so here goes. I have a Toshiba laptop wireless and all the programs came pre-installed with a Recovery disk ONLY included. I have Windows XP Home Edition. My problem is with the Microsoft Works 8.0 Calendar, which was pre-installed along with Microsoft Office S&T Edition, which I do not use. The Calendar was working fine until yesterday and now I get an error message that just says "Microsoft has encountered a problem and needs to close." Then I can choose whether or not to send an error report, which I have....several times. I've read the "official" Microsoft version of the fix, but it is telling me that I possibly have a corrupted file and to reinstall it from the Works CD, which I do not have. When I run the recovery CD, there is no Microsoft Works listed in programs to recover. I'm really at a loss! Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much!! MomM
 

A:Microsoft Works 8.0 Calendar error report

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Hello,
I've searched these forums and found a partial clue to help me solve this problem, but need some additional info.

When I try to use the MS Works Calendar, I get the following error message:

"Works cannot access one or more files it need to run the Calendar. The files may have been renamed, deleted or moved. Try reinstalling Works, and then starting the program again."

I have reinstalled Works, but am still getting the same error message.

When I searched these forums, I was disappointed to find a few topics about the Works Calendar, which were closed because no one had ever replied. However, I did find this one which indicates that the problem can be solved by applying a fix from MS. But it doesn't say where to find the fix, or even name it. I have searched MS up and down, but can't seem to find whatever this member found.

So, does anyone know what fix they might have been referring to?

I'm using a rather old version -- Works Suite 2002, version 6 -- but when it works, is quite sufficient for my needs. This is on XP Home SP 3, fully updated.

Thank you very much, I really appreciate your help
 

A:Solved: MS Works Calendar error message

Welcome to TSG!

Perhaps it was this fix:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/268218
 

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I want to import the Microsoft's Works Calendar's appointments that I have in XP in my older computer into the Microsoft's Works Calendar in Vista's Microsoft Works Calender that I have in a new computer. When I try to export from the XP, I stipulate the dates that I want to export and all appointments but when I click on "OK" nothing happens, the program doesn't go to screen that asks where I want to put the file, i.e., the E drive. Any help will be appreciated.
 

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I had to do a complete wipe and restore. I thought I was doing it right by having a solid backup (Norton Ghost). After completing the reinstallation of my software, I went to my backup to restore my calendar data from microsoft Works 7 which is very important to me. I cannot seem to find the data. Restoring Microsoft works 7 Doesn't populate the data that was in my calendar. I tried to restore selected items from C:/program files/common files, and the files from Microsoft shared with no luck. My computer prior to the restore was a real mess, so I do not want to restore a lot of corrupt files. Does anyone know where the data is stored?

A:Microsoft Works 7 Calendar Lost Data

From what I have read, mswkscal.wcd file is the calendar data file; I think it may be kept in a hidden folder, so be sure to do your search for it accordingly.
Regards,
John

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Does any one know of any software that takes events from task scheduler and puts them in a calender format? My reasoning would be that it would be much easier to see whats scheduled to run in a visual format.

A:task scheduler in calendar format?

i want the exact same thing. Did you ever find anything that can import the task schedule and create a calendar?

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Hi folks,

Does anyone know how to supress summary task and task detail (i.e., sequence number and duration) from showing up in the MS Project Calendar view?

Thanks
 

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I Did A Hotsync And Lost The Calendar Data On My Pc And My T3 Palm. How Can I Retore The Calendar Data?
 

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I have Microsoft Works 9 and when I try to export a calendar as HTML it does not export correctly. If I want the export to begin with Sunday, it copies the previous week into the export. I have designated Sunday to be the beginning of the week. If I want to export July 5-11, the export ends up in the HTML file as June 29-July 11. Since posting this request, I've copied the html file into Microsoft Word and cut and pasted. It works, but is time consuming. If the program would export correctly, then I wouldn't have to go to all that trouble. Any suggestions?

A:Microsoft Works 9 calendar export as HTML issues

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Well I had the motherboard go out on a PC . I am now trying to save the Microsoft Works Calendar file from the Hard Drive . I have been able to retrieve the file mswkscal.WCD which is the Microsoft Works Calendar file , but now in order to import it back into Microsoft works calendar I need to convert it to a .ICS file .

Does anyone know of a converter that is able to do this ?
Thanks for your help
 

A:Microsoft Works Calendar File Converter Needed

If you don't need to merge the data with existing data the new calendar, why not just replace the file??
 

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My dad is using Microsoft Works 7.0 on his Windows Vista laptop and for some reason the Calendar has randomnly stopped working.
Everytime I try to open the calendar I get this message;

I have tried reinstalling the program but it still shows that message.

Any idea how to get it to work again or what might be causing the problem?

Many thanks.
 

A:Microsoft Works 7.0 Calendar randomnly stopped working...

Anyone?

I don't think it's actually uninstalling Works completely because when I reinstall it the history in Works is still there...
 

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Our setup is a 1) SBS Server that has the users files 2) SQL server that has our database, 3) TERMSVR that has the programs the users use, and 3) Backup server on which we backup everyday. We do use Group Policy. All the workstation that are networked run XP Pro. I have one user that when she shuts down her PC at night she gets an error "Files of this type cannot be made available offline. The files are .mdb and mailbox.pst. It is trying to synchronize \\SBS\Users\betmil\My Documents. Can anybody tell me how to correct this? THX
 

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Since it took me awhile to solve this problem, I figured I would document it here for others.

Problem:

If you change the name of your computer (under Control Panel\System and Maintenance\System), then the scheduled task that Windows Calendar has will NOT be updated with the new name of the computer. The result is that this scheduled task does not run properly when it is supposed to, and when you open up the Task Scheduler, you get an error popping up in Task Scheduler:

"An error has ocurred for the task Reminders - {User Name}. Error message: The specified account name is not valid."

Where {User Name} is your user name.
Solution:

1) Make sure that Windows Calendar is not running.

2) First delete the task in Task Scheduler. In Task Scheduler, go to:
Task Scheduler : Task Scheduler Library : Microsoft : Windows : WindowsCalendar
and delete the task there called "Reminders - {User Name}"

3) Now delete the XML files for that task. In Windows Explorer, go to:
C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsCalendar
and delete the file there called "Reminders - {User Name}"

4) Now we need to delete the Windows Registry entries for the task. Using Registry Editor:

4a) Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsCalendar\Reminders - {User Name}
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A:Fixing Windows Calendar scheduled task after computer name change

thank you.
none of the reg files were present but I did delete the task.

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My local time on my computer is off and when I try to update using the date and time settings it fails on all the servers in the drop down. So I tried to stop the service and unregister but I get this error message:
The following error occurred: The specified module could not be found. (0x8007007E)
Not sure what to do next.
 

A:Time Synchronization problem

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i have a problem. everytime my computer improperly shuts down like a power outage or something like that. then when i start it back up the time is like at last year. i tried going on that adust time then choosing of those default servers to syncronize but it keeps saying there was a error in trying to syncronize. i tried all of the none of them work.

its happened before but i was able to find this one site that showed me how to do it from command line. but i forgot to bookmark the site cause i didn't think it would happen again. but i can't find it. and windows update and that windows live messenger won't work because the time isn't correct
*edit*

i fixed it. all i had to do was adjust the time to about the same time/date as it is now no need for the command line thing

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Sysinfo:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3574 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 305234 MB, Free - 262385 MB; D: Total - 251304 MB, Free - 186495 MB; E: Total - 225632 MB, Free - 225439 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P5KPL-AM EPU
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

I've had this computer for about 6 years now, and I like it fine, except for this synchronization problem, which has been present for all this time, but seems to be getting worse. When I watch videos, usually on YouTube, the sound trails the video by several seconds, on most videos. In one case, a YouTube video of Glen Gould playing the Goldberg variations, but on different YouTube sites, one is out of sync, and the other isn't. I've read several of the entries here on this topic, but nothing seems to match exactly. I have looked at "codecs", but this is a bit over my head, and too confusing to pursue diligently.

I am aware that this might be a driver problem, but let me tell a little story here. I once allowed one of my registry programs to download a bunch of new drivers, and all hell broke loose after that, so I am reluctant to just download a bunch of drivers; in any case, if I do, I want to be sur... Read more

A:Audio/video synchronization problem

What is your web browser? Do you have the latest version of Flash?
 

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Hy!

I have an Asrock Z77 Pro 4 motherboard, 2500k CPU, WIN 7 Ultimate 64 bit OP system and there's some trouble with it. Few days ago i had a crush and the blue screen appeared. I can't remember the error code. Since that, my Win 7 OS can't show the exact time and the network's connection is gone too fairly often. I updated the BIOS and updated the internet time server several time but shortly the punctual time goes out again (even if i change the BIOS time). The windows always fix the network's problem, saying i didn't have a fix IP adress, but after the fix i have (i have a router). I don't overclock my CPU. Somebody could help me?

thanks,
pupi

A:network and time synchronization problem

Is your BIOS time changing? If so i would suspect your BIOS battery is failing and should be replaced.

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Hi. A little over a week ago, my system suffered a major virus (the XO Security 2012) and I had to use a paid phone service to get rid of it. The technician did one of the "log me in" sessions and made some adjustments to my system in addition to getting rid of the virus. While the virus is gone, the process unfortunately seemed to create a new problems that I had never experienced before. One such problem involves the Windows clock. Whenever I click on "Update Now" in the "Internet Time" tab, I get a message stating something like "An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with windows.time.com. Sometimes I'll also get a message saying "the peer is unreachable." What's weird is that if I keep on doing it, eventually it will work. But it might take about 50 tries until one is successful. To me, that makes it even harder to explain. That is, it's not like the mechanism that synchronizes the time is completely "broken," or it wouldn't work at all. But it hardly ever works. Does anyone here have any idea what might be wrong, and, of course, how to fix it? Please let me know if so. Thanks!

A:Windows clock synchronization problem

Did the virus wipe out all of your restore points?

Are you sure you cleaned that machine of viruses? "the peer is unreachable"? I'd use TCP View to examine if the computer is trying to communicate with an IP outside of the USA.

Check to see if all of the services are set to default (auto, manual or off) if you have another healthy XP system to compare to. Right click My Computer > Manage > Services

Also perhaps try running "sfc /scannow" from the command prompt.

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Hello bleepingcomputer geniuses, I come to you with another question of mine.
I want to synchronize different files on my external HD to sync up with different files on my laptops HD so whenever my external is plugged in it will automatically update with anything new that is added on my laptop (example: music folder on external will stay updated with what is on my laptop). However, I don't want my laptop to get updated with files that are on my external HD as I have files on my external HD that I do not need cluttering up the smaller space on my laptops HD. I am using windows 7 Professional.

A:Tricky file synchronization problem.

Does anyone have any sort of idea?

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Hello everyone,

Its a friends problem so i dont know all the details very well.

The problem is that for every website, you need to reload 1 to 10 times until it enters. either it says about some problem or it takes for ever. Torrents and skype seem to be working fine with at full speed.

The above is after disabling the antivirus. Before disabling it was almost impossible to browse, with extra slow speeds and having to click reload for minutes...

The line they say works fine and on other computers too. I had checked with a linux cd and it had the same problems. Also the latest drivers are installed. I can check again, and need to get my laptop there once to see.

For me it seems like a synchronization issue. Any ideas on how to further check? or to solve

Thank you

A:internet problem, maybe synchronization, dont know why

Hello thahgr, and welcome to Sevenforums!

First off, please explain further (if you can) why you believe it to be a syncronization issue. What reasons are there for this? This info may help a great deal!

What antivirus are you using? Based on your answer, I can give recommendations based on other users' experience with and problems because of certain antivirus software. I will provide an unbiased opinion and simply state what I've found to be true through personal experience. Do not forget this step! It is very important that you let me know this information. If you skip anything, please let me know so that I do not assume that you've completed all steps.

Try some of these troubleshooting steps: Internet Troubleshooting Guide

If ALL of that tutorial doesn't work, then 1.) try installing an uninstaller utility (for the simple fact that windows uninstaller often leaves items behind) such as Revo Uninstaller Free. Use this program to 2.) uninstall the wireless driver (AFTER you've installed the wireless driver), and then 3.) attempt to install the newest driver once more using the "advanced" method. REMEMBER! Create a system restore before you attempt to use Revo Uninstaller Free, just in case you remove something you shouldn't!

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