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Error writing application data when opening a program.....

Q: Error writing application data when opening a program.....

We lost power to our computer one day last week and it hasn't worked properly since. Ad-aware would not open so I tried uninstalling and reinstalling. Somewhere during the installation process it freezes up and I get an error message saying it needs to close. When I try to open already installed programs I get an set up error that says error writing application data. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling those programs also with the same result. Here is my hijack this log if that helps at all:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:14:18 AM, on 1/1/1601
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn\sqlmangr.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Teaching Textbooks\Math 5\Math5.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Stephanie\Desktop\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =" target="_blank" class="invilink">
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL =" target="_blank" class="invilink">
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\ssv.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MySpaceIM] C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AdobeUpdater] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater5\AdobeUpdater.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [WMPNSCFG] C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [MySpaceIM] C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [MySpaceIM] C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: Service Manager.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn\sqlmangr.exe
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Spybot - Search & Destroy Configuration - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe (file missing)

End of file - 4621 bytes

A: Error writing application data when opening a program.....

I ran combo fix and it seems to be working now.

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as soon as i put in the wolfenstein disk this is all i get "error writing application data"what can i do?

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I just got my toshiba laptop from a family friend. I was excited usin windows 7 till I tried installing my softwares. It won't let me install power iso, daemon tools. When I install it a message pops up saying error opening file for writing. It points to a dll file. I don't know what to do.

I am new here so I apologise if I posted in the wrong section.

Please help me. Thank you in advance

A:Error opening file for writing


Sorry that you are having problems. Try using this site and then get back with the results.
Windows 7 Compatibility: Resources for PCs, Devices and Software Programs

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I have a brand new HP laptop that I have set up. I have add all of the updates, including Service Pack 1. I have tried to load Kaspersky Internet Security 2011. It downloads just fine, but when I try and run the file I get Error opening file for writing. There is no error code associated with this nor is the a dll indicated. Nothing. Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm about to pull out my hair.
thanks, p

A:Error Opening File for Writing

Welcome to Seven Forums Miss Peach. In my reading this appears to be a common problem with Kaspersky. The easiest fix I see people having success with is to temporally disable UAC, and make sure Windows Defender is disabled (some also say to disable firewall while installing). See if this helps you.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Windows Defender - Turn On or Off

A Guy

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Recently whenever I've used an .exe installer I'll get an error as soon as I click start after choosing the directory, in the picture example I include below, it's of SA-MP, but it happens with any installer I try and use. Installers have worked previously, it's only recently it's stopped working.
The error is;
Error opening files for writing.


What I've tried;
-Full system scan with Comodo AV.
-Revealed hidden files and folders.
-Run the installer in both compatability (Even though it does work on Win7, and as an Administrator).
-Also done the scan on CMD (can't remember exact command).

If you need additional information, don't hesitate to ask.
Brief Info:
OS: Win7 Home Premium 64bit.

A:[ERROR] 'Error opening file for writing' whilst using ANY installer.

Installers are not even accessible to Admins. They are owned by trusted Installer. Have you tried taking ownership? See tutorials here on SF.

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I've been having a lot of trouble lately with a SCSI hard drive. I hope someone out there can help. Occasionally (this seemed to happen when the drive was getting full, but I'm not sure that had anything to do with it) when I would try reading from the drive, the activity light would stay on for a while and I would get the error that I referred to in the subject line.

After this would happen, I would run scandisk. Most of the time, it stated that both copies of FAT did not match, but it seemed to fix it without much trouble.

The hard drive is a Quantum 4.3GB partitioned into two FAT32 2GB sections (F: & H . The SCSI card is an AdvanSys Ultra Wide adapter. I have an external scanner and an internal CD-R drive that are SCSI as well. As far as I know the termination is correct.

To try and fix the problem, I backed up my data and repartitioned and formated the drive. I thought that had worked, but I'm still getting the same errors.

Is my hard drive dead? Should I try a low-level format? Buy a new SCSI card? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

A:Error Writing To Drive H: Files or Data may be lost

How old is it? Most Quantum SCSI drives have 5 year warranties on them. It does sound like it is going bad to me... I would suggest backing everything up and getting it replaced.

You can check warranty status here:

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Any thoughts on what could cause a MS Dos program written in MS Fotran to return a "write fault error writing device PRN" error when it works fine on XP machines? Software is installed on a network and runs on a local PC. PC can print from DOS in other
apps so LPT capture etc. is not directly suspected. Also tried while logged in with admin rights. Need help with a troubleshooting direction.

A:write fault error writing device PRN in MS-Dos Program on Win 7

Perhaps, you may try to use “Run as Administrator” option. Please refer the following to use the option.
Right-click the Command prompt icon.
Select “Run as Administrator”.
Then type your admin account name and password.
Otherwise, you may use

XP Mode to run your DOS application or try the
Compatibility Mode. Please refer the following steps to use Compatibility Mode.
Right click on the link of the program that you want to fix.
Click on Properties.
Click on the Compatibility tab.

Click on Run this program in compatibility mode and select one of these:
Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows NT 4
Windows 2000
Windows XP SP3
Windows Vista
Under Display settings, click to select the mode that you think that is necessary for the program to work correctly:

     Run in 256 colors.
Run in 640 X 480 screen resolution.
Disable visual themes.
Click Apply, and then click OK.
Double click on the program.

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How do i run SRVMGR.EXE on a Windows 7 box to manage Windows XP and Windows 2003 server.
This tool runs on Windows XP but not on Windows 7.

A:Application popup: SRVMGR.EXE - System Error : The program can't start because NETUI0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

To run Server Manager on Windows 7 you need to download and install the Remote Server Management toolkit from MS.

Info link:

Download link:

Hope this helps.Spencer
TechNet Community Support

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My computer has been a little weird lately.

I ran a virus scan and found a New Win32 virus. 5215 yesterday.

today my computer was still weird, so I decided to run a virus scan again,

but i noticed that some of my directories are really really messed up.

C:\documents and settings\all users\application data\application data\application data\application data\application data

and it keeps repeating the application data folder.

wth is wrong help~~

A:Messed up directories. All Users\Application Data\Application Data\repeats.....

In vista.... You will see this. You should not be able to access Documents and Settings. It should say access denied.

Everything is available in Users now.

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Hi, I've installed Matlab in my computer 3 times and each time I have an error opening it. "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0150004). Click OK to terminate the application."

I am unable to open this file. I have tried running it as administrator, setting compatibility to Windows XP and scanning my computer using MacAfee antivirus but it's still not working. And everytime after I close, Windows automatically reinstalls Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable. I'm not sure whether this is related to the application error issue. This is my HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:13:00 PM, on 14/9/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18294)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\apache\bin\httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\Sensible Vision\Fast Access\FATrayMon.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell2.exe
C:\Program Files\Sensible Vision\Fast Access\FATrayAlert.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsc... Read more

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Thats computing - everything going smoothly - then problems

I have a small application called lyricmaker which I use for poetry and such,
When I tried to open it last night I got a message (component COMDLG32.OCX.
OR ONE OF ITS DEPENDENCIES NOT CORRECTLY REGISTERED. A FILE IS MISSING OR INVALID.) I tried uninstalling and installing but same message, I even tried downloading applications from different sources but get the same result. I like this app. and use it a
lot can anyone help please - if not can anyone suggest any simular applications ?
I am also having trouble with sfc /scannow , it wont recognize my application disk.
I have a fairly elderly machine Intel.Pent3, 256mb Ram , windows xp sp2 .

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need help with this 1...dunno what wrong with this laptop. when i open a application, an erorr box will come out saying it is facing some kind of erorr and need to close......the error msg are as below.....i thought might be some kind of worm or plz help analizes this log...thanx i advance

dwwin.exe- application error

the instruction at "0x7c883fb5" refrenced memory at "0x7883fb5". the memory could not be written.

click ok to terminate the program
click cancel to debug the program

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:53:21 PM, on 8/14/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
c:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exe
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A:Error Pop Up Each Time Opening A Application

Hello ah_wei and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I don't see any signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.It appears that there are multiple anti-virus applications running on this computer (Kapersky and AVG). Running more than 1 anti-virus application at the same time can cause file access and resource issues and if there is an infection the multiple programs can actually block each other from dealing with the infected file(s). I highly recommend that you choose which application you want to keep and uninstall the other one(s) to prevent these problems.The HijackThis forum deals exclusively with virus and malware issues. HijackThis does not have the capability to analyze performance, hardware or application issues. For these types of issues I would suggest posting to the Windows XP Home and Professional forum.The techs in that forum specialize in matters pertaining to the operating system, performance and applications. Let them know that you have been to this forum and that no malware was found.When posting to any other forum, do not post a HijackThis log or the post will simply be moved back to this forum for infection analysis. That is what HijackThis is used for and that is what we specialize in here in this forum.Also, when posting in any other forum for assistance, give as much detail as possible regarding any issues that are occurring. The more information they have, the better the techs can analyze the issue and make any recommendations for resolving it... Read more

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I came across this.....

c:\programdata\application data\application data\application data\application data\application data\ ....

application data\ keeps repeat.

Is this ok or can I get rid of it some how and free up some space?
Thank you in advance!!

A:Solved: c:\programdata\application data\application data\ .... keep repeat

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When I try and play Batman Arkham Origins or Bioshock Infinite, it gives me an application error 0x000007b. I've reinstalled both, reinstalled the visual c++ components. I've done a sfc /scannow and I have the sfcdetails.txt here.
I really wish to play these games, as I was able to play them both for a bit then they stopped working. The problem could be with more than just those two things, I just haven't played everything since it's started.

A:0x7b application opening error with certain games

Hi, Welcome to 8 forums.

I will suggest to run SFC /SCANNOW atleast 3 more times. So that it can find the exact issue. Once it finds the issues (mostly it will give you an error that it was not able to fix some .dll file). Once you run that you can simply copy that file from your Win 8 disc to system folder. problem solved.

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When I am try to play a data CD the Windows 2000
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I noticed after about 15 minutes from booting, in the reliability monitor for windows 7, under view all reliability problem reports, I saw a entry similar to these two.

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Windows 7 Reliability History &#34;Program Data Updater&#34; - Windows 7

The entry seems to be gone for me now, but what is it? The PDU seems to be a part of windows (I recently updated video drivers and got windows updates, however the windows updates seem bugged and keep reinstalling the same updates)
Is this a legitimate problem report or is something going on?

A:Program Data Updater -"AE Application Inventory" in problem reports

Any ideas? The problem event name is "compatentityanalysis_1"

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Every web site I try to navigate through freezes within 10-20 seconds and shows an end program message. Sometimes I even get this message when I try to shut down. I cannot even write this from my own computer as the web site blocks! Event Viewer shows long lists of Application Hang errors, none for Internet Explorer. I?m using IE 7, Windows XP Professional,2002, Service pack 2.

A:application hang end program error

Ok first im gunna need to check how much RAM you have left avaliable do this by:
1. Go to Start and click Run
2. Type "dxdiag" and click OK
3. Click the Save ALL Information
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Hi,Lately, I had encountered the above error popup box.I'm not sure what had gone wrong. I had read through other posts and it seems that OTL is a common tool which is used during the investigation process. Hence, I had downloaded OTL and below is the content of the output files:============================================================================================OTL logfile created on: 4/12/2011 12:37:50 AM - Run 1OTL by OldTimer - Version Folder = C:\Documents and Settings\tracyong\DesktopWindows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 (Version = 5.1.2600) - Type = NTWorkstationInternet Explorer (Version = 8.0.6001.18702)Locale: 00000409 | Country: United States | Language: ENU | Date Format: M/d/yyyy 502.00 Mb Total Physical Memory | 50.00 Mb Available Physical Memory | 10.00% Memory free1.00 Gb Paging File | 0.00 Gb Available in Paging File | 17.00% Paging File freePaging file location(s): C:\pagefile.sys 756 1512D:\pagefile.sys 0 0 [binary data] %SystemDrive% = C: | %SystemRoot% = C:\WINDOWS | %ProgramFiles% = C:\Program FilesDrive C: | 35.06 Gb Total Space | 7.12 Gb Free Space | 20.31% Space Free | Partition Type: FAT32Drive D: | 35.55 Gb Total Space | 14.35 Gb Free Space | 40.38% Space Free | Partition Type: FAT32 Computer Name: TRACY | User Name: tracyong | Logged in as Administrator.Boot Mode: Normal | Scan Mode: All usersCompany Name Whitelist: Off | Skip Microsoft Files: Off | No Company Name Whitelist: On | File Age... Read more

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Hi I have been having problems lately with System Restore, Magnify, and WordPad (the only ones i have noticed so far) that when I start them they give me an error stating they're "not valid win32 application(s)". I was able to fix my system restore by opening command and doing a 'SFC /SCANNOW' scan. I was wondering if there is anythig else I can type in command to hopefully fix the other two programs? Or are there any other solutions to this problem?

A:'program.exe' is not a valid win32 application error

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Every single time I try to print something, I get a white error box that says WordPad, AOL, NotePad, Paint, (or which ever program I try - it happens with all programs ) has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Error signature:
AppName: wordpad.exe AppVer: 5.1.2600.1106 ModName: hpzntp07.dll
ModVer: Offset: 00026403

Can someone please help me asap? I cant print anything at all because of this. I have a Dell, WinXP.
Thank you

A:Get Application error every time I try to print, regardless of which program I use

Which HP printer are you using?

If Windows XP detected and used its own drivers, you should download the up-to-date drivers. (hpzntp07.dll is a HP driver)

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Hi all,

I'm having a rather strange issue that I haven't been able to trace, mostly because although the error itself makes sense to me, I have no idea what it means.

I'm using Windows XP pro, 32 bit with service pack 3 on an HP 8510W notebook. Recently I noticed that every time I closed a program, or a program exited properly, I received an error that looked something like this.

notepad.exe - Application Error
The instruction at "0x00bb1f3e" referenced memory at "0x00000004". The memory could not be "read".
Click on OK to terminate the program

iexplore.exe - Application Error
The instruction at "0x03051f3e" referenced memory at "0x00000004". The memory could not be "read".
Click on OK to terminate the program

taskmgr.exe - Application Error
The instruction at "0x009c1f3e" referenced memory at "0x00000004". The memory could not be "read".
Click on OK to terminate the program
And so on, with everything from Reaper to firefox to Task Manager. I've also noticed two other things, which are:
A. this error never occurs if I manually end the task from within task manager or tskill, only when the program legitimately exits.
B. The first hex value always changes, but the second value, the memory being referenced, always stays the same.

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A:Application error every time a program closes

1) Install Windows 7 if compatible. 2) Is this the same machine that was infected with malware?"THe only thing stopping me is a lack of knowledge about how to install windows while preserving documents and data from the old windows install, since I currently do not own a working external drive."If there is no external media to save the data to, this may present an issue: There may be a workaround, but this may also be forthcoming....One could (I suppose) create a partition on the HDD to house the data. Use the other partition to install Windows; then access the "backup" partition affterward.I would suggest imaging the HDD before continuing this journey. One never knows; I have seen a lot of strange things and it is allways recomended to have a quick mulligan on hand.

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I use a program called Juice to download Podcasts and today when I went to open it I got the message Error Occured See the Log File Crogram Files\Juice\Juiceexe.log

I'm guessing that it is a hidden file because when I went to Crogram Files\Juice there was no exe.log

How do I get to that file?

I just wanted to add that I figured out how to see the hidden files but that exe.log still doesn't show.


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when i try to open this certain program, i keep getting the error message " REGISTRY EDITING DISABLED BY ADMINISTRATOR" . how do i go about enabling my registry editing capabilities?

A:error message when opening a program

here your profile is limited on the normal user privileges.. meaning u cannot install softwares that adds new values to the registry. u need the administrator to add ur account under the security tab of each of the files, regedit.exe and regedt32.exe .. otherwize, see if u can get the local administrator password, login and install the program ..

or maybe a policy, .. start > run > type gpedit.msc and press enter.
expand User Configuration > Administrative Templates >System .. u'll find "Disable registry editing tools" .. if it's enabled, then it's active. u can change it to disabled.

Mahmood Alnasheet

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I tried opening a program from C:\Program Files then this error popped up.

Maybe my registry cleaner has caused the problem

A:Error when opening C:\Program Files

Do you have Google Toolbar or Yahoo! Toolbar installed?

EDIT: Also, for a temporary fix, don't view in Thumbnail or Slideshow view. It postpones it sometimes, but not always.

I've found that some people solved the problem by uninstalling seemingly random programs. I've found the most common issue is having 3rd party add-ons enabled in Internet Explorer, which is odd that it would affect Explorer.

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Little strange, I'm aware, but having trouble opening program in windows 7 pro 64 on a mac air in boot camp. This is the corresponding log to what I get when I attempt to open the program. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

Fault bucket , type 0
Event Name: CLR20r3
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: ssinterface.exe
P3: 54e29ac7
P4: SSInterface
P6: 54e29ac7
P7: 7d
P8: c6
P9: System.InvalidOperationException

Attached files:

These files may be available here:
C:\Users\bknut\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_ssinterface.exe_f0febfb386 c0635ae8e74439166951b53828fb3_0dca1ed5

Analysis symbol:
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: 1e72d0dc-6d36-11e5-9819-8ac0fc201202
Report Status: 1

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I am trying to install and use the Disc2Phone program for the Sony Ericsson W800 phone, but I keep getting this same error message.
D2P.exe - No debugger found.
Registered JIT debugger is not available. An attempt to launch a JIT debugger with the following command resulted in an error code of 0x2(2). Please check computer settings

cordbg.exe !a 0xcc4

I don?t know where to start to fix this problem. Thanks for any help I can get. Mashu

A:Error Opening Disc2phone Program

Hi Mashu.Looked around a few minutes and it seems you're not alone with that problem.Some people have gotten the issue resolved using the Microsoft .NET Framework redistributal package rather then using the one on the software installation cd. They are different versions.Go to Add\Remove, uninstall the exisiting .NET Framework app then do the same with the Disc2Phone software. Reboot if\when prompted.Go to Microsoft's site, download and install the Microsoft .NET Framework Version 1.1 Redistributable Package here, then reinstall the Disc2phone software.

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A:can anyone tell me the c++ program for Writing program that will ask the user to ente

Your subject seems to have been cutoff, can you please reiterate what it is that you need help with.

- FusionLord

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do you have any idea about writing a new and useful application for FACEBOOK ?

A:do you have any idea about writing a new and useful application for FACEBOOK ?

It would be refreshing to see a useful productive and constructive app for Facebook.

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When opening a program i downloaded i get a error message, can anyone please give me some help on this one as i do not have a clue what it means or what i have to do. The error reads

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\file i downloaded.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

This has happened for a few programs i have tried to download and cant seem to get them to work

thanks for any help

A:Opening A Downloaded Program Get A Error Message

Hello and to BC

First and foremost about this, have you scanned your computer for Any sort of malware before / after doing this download as it may be infected, Just a thought

Secondly, what type of program are you trying to download, if its a simple program such as an AV , or a free game or something like that, from a trusted site, it should not be giving you an error such as that

if its an older exe file maybe it just won't work with your xp, Just a couple of thoughts to toss out there
Hope to hear from you soon

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trying to open my ATX 2012 Tax program and get the following error message
Sfs.Max.Shell.Loader has stopped working
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly
Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.

i have been trying for over a week

A:windows error message opening tax program

I found this ATX Solution Center web page:"-when-rolling-over-returns
Seems to address the very problem you are experiencing. Hope it helps.

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I hope all is well in your world.

I've been infested with Bad Image errors on EVERY program I open manually, or that opens during start up.

The familiar error reads, ""C:\Windows\system32\ajpjDhglj.DLL is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or software vendow for support."

[the "xxxxx".DLL varies with every program, too numerous to note, but the rest of the error is the same with everything I open; in the ajpjDhglj.DLL instance, the program is SendSpace]

I have Norton 360 running (although McAfee was the program running when the problem began; I've since uninstalled it), and I've used Norton's Eraser Tool and Bootable Recovery Tool, AVG's and Sophos' rootkit cleaners, and AVS' registry cleaner to no avail. I did a scan with PC Cleaner, but I did not register in order to fix the 2,000+ questionable items it found even after the AVS scan and fixes.

I have downloaded the TSG files as agreed.

Thanks in advance for any assistance with this plague. Everything else seems to be working fine (although I have no idea if these errors represent a vulnerability beyond Norton's reach).

Here's my system info:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2... Read more

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Hello and I hope someone can help. I looked through quite a few posts but I could not find an exact fit with my problem but I have tried many of the suggestions mentioned in postings that were close to my problem. First of all I am on a Dell Inspiron 600m using MS Windows XP Home Edition 2002 Service Pack 3. My problem occurs when I try opening up one particular program application (QSR NVivo). This is not a new software package and I never had a problem with it before. However the problem began right after I updated my Yahoo tool bar, ran its antispyware and removed what it found. I did check to see if any of what it found seemed related to any certain applications but nothing stood out as anything more than adware and one trojan. So after removing those issues I tried to open my NVivo software which resulted in the stop error: 0x0000008E (0x00000005, 0xF4c6c21D, 0xF17cc7Ec, 0x00000000). At the top of the screen but not in the area where it would identify any drivers it said "Try changing video adapters" (just thought that might be worth including) Anyways, this happens each time now. I did remove the yahoo updates in case that was an issue. Solutions I tried: - Tried the driver reset tool but it showed nothing wrong. - Tried a system restore but for some reason there were no restore points available. - Windows Memory Diagnostic. I downloaded the necessary files onto a bootable CD through my NERO software but the diagnostic never ran and only opened up a DOS ... Read more

A:Stop error: 0x0000008E after opening program

Did you try reinstalling your video driver?

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Hey guys, I have googled this quite a number of times and just would like your opinions as you guys seem to know what you are on about(You have fixed this exact problem a number of times). First of all, I'd just like to say, all of you guys that hep people out with various tech stuff, big ups to all of you, it is a great service you provide for free and out of your own time, and that deserves a pat on the back. Anyways, a few details about my pc and software etc.

PC: second hand Dell inspiron 6400(I think it has 1.6 GHz and 256 ram)
OS: windows xp sp3
antivirus: daily run pro iobit advanced sytem care and app. weekly run free iobit security 360

I have recieved this exact error from two .exe files, one was the Samsung Kies(to update an android device)
and a custom piece of software made in by a friend of mine and it is not corrupt.....soooo

here are the details I got from security analyzer in advance system care
Logfile of Advanced SystemCare 3 Security Analyzer
Scan saved at 11:52:08 AM, on 12/15/2010
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.0 (8.0.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
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A:Solved: CLR error 80004005, on opening of various exe program

They seemed to have found an answer here:

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My wife tried to open our AT & T email account, and got this:
How do I fix it?  Thanks.
There is a problem with this website's security certificate.

The security certificate presented by this website has expired or is not yet valid.
Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.


We recommend that you close this webpage and do not continue to this website.


A:Certificate error when opening AT & T email program

Have you contacted AT&T?

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hi, I am trying to open a software program and I get an error message:

the system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft windows Applications. choose close to termnate applications.

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Everytime I boot up my computer since Friday, 06/20/2008, I get the following: "Program version is wrong" at startup and SVCHOST.exe application error - The instruction at 0x7730a9dd in the referenced memory at 0x8a06f7bb. The memory could not be written. The following services were not running:

Wireless Zero Configuration
Shell Hardware Detection
Task Scheduler
Workstation Service
Windows Audio
Fast User Switching Compatibility
Remote Access Connection Manager
Fax Service
Security Center
Telephony Services
System Restore
Windows Firewall

I tried uninstalling Spyware Doctor and F-Secure through Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs. It was unsuccessful and it will not let me uninstall. I tried uninstalling manually and I am not sure I uninstalled it all. I want to install ZoneAlarm and Avast, but I can't until I get rid if these two programs.

Here is my HijackThis log. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:08:20 AM, on 6/23/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
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A:Program Version is wrong at startup and SVCHOST.exe Application Error

BUMP, please.

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I got a second had Artec 52x32x52x cd writer and i hant been able to get it to burn data, i have managed to burn off some mp3's to audio. Im using nero 6 and have turned on IMAPI in my services(tried also with it off). Ive also turned off Justlink in nero.

This is the result log from a burn-
6:20:04 PM #21 CDR -1106 File Writer.cpp, Line 301
Power calibration error

6:20:05 PM #22 Text 0 File ThreadedTransfer.cpp, Line 229
all writers idle, stopping conversion

6:20:05 PM #23 Text 0 File ThreadedTransfer.cpp, Line 223
conversion idle, stopping reader

6:20:05 PM #24 CDR -201 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 196
Invalid write state

6:20:05 PM #25 TRANSFER -18 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 196
Could not perform EndTrack

6:20:05 PM #26 Text 0 File Mmc.cpp, Line 14243
<ARTEC WRR-52Z > start Close Session

6:20:05 PM #27 SCSI -1176 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 1170
SCSI Exec, HA 0, TA 1, LUN 0
Status: 0x04 (0x01, SCSI_ERR)
HA-Status 0x00 (0x00, OK)
TA-Status 0x02 (0x01, SCSI_TASTATUS_CHKCOND)
Sense Code: 0x72
Sense Qual: 0x03
CDB Data: 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00
Sense Data: 0x71 0x00 0x05 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0C
0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x72 0x03

6:20:05 PM #28 CDR -1176 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 245
Session fixation error

6:20:05 PM #29 TRANSFER -19 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 245
Could not perform Fixation

6:20:05 PM #30 Text 0 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 254
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A:CD RW not writing data

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I'm trying to transfer files from an older laptop that should go into App Data\Roaming, but I get a popup that I can't write there. I've changed the file attribution to uncheck Read Only for the file and its subsequent files and folders, but still canot write to, or even get to, the Roaming part of the tree.

What am I not doing or doing wrong?



P.S. I've searched this forum and can't find any reference to this.

A:Writing to App Data in Win 7 64 bit

so App Data and Roaming are hidden files and folders ,did you check to unhide hidden file and folders,in folder options /view ,of win7.

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We are currently using a program where we recieve the details from the client. It is recieved through sockets.

It is working fine. i.e. When we start the program afresh we do get details properly. We recieve the data as strings and we store in a list box.But after two or three days we have an error stating as below

System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

at System.Windows.Forms.ListBox.ItemArray.IndexOf(Object item, Int32 stateMask)

at System.Windows.Forms.ListBox.ObjectCollection.AddInternal(Object item)

at System.Windows.Forms.ListBox.ObjectCollection.Add(Object item)

at StepIIServer.Server.RunClient2() in E:\stepII\Server.cs:line 346

8/7/2007 8:19:26 PM Error :$<MSG.Info.ServerLogin>














and another error stating


System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.Receive(Byte[] buffer, Int32 offset, Int32 size, SocketFlags socketFlags)

at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.Receive(Byte[] buffer)

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I've been running an old DOS program (commercial, licensed software from a now defunct publisher) for many years with no problems. Recently it stopped loading/running and I get a message that there is "not enough memory in the near data segment" and some memory total information. The program will run on my notebook, but I'm afraid that will fail too one day and I'll lose all my old data.
I'm running Win XP Pro SP2 and can't think of any system change I've made that would cause the problem. I'm hoping someone can suggest a simple tweak that will let it run.

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what is this? its asking for a temp file called d100.256\ ?program installer creates error message saying it cant find this file....also - computer keeps on displaying - cannot find spools.exe file when starting up. my registry is a complete mess. itunes cant linstall because it keeps saying it cant find the itunes file -should be in 'my music' when i place itunes in my music file it still doesnt work. running xp pro. split hard drive.

A:program installing error - d100.526\

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i keep on getting a BSOD with Kernel data inpage error on roblox i get the error while using the program how to fix it

A:Kernel data inpage error only on 1 program

First of all - welcome to BC !
If you are getting crashes only with one piece of software, in your case Roblox, your simplest first step is to uninstall this program, re-boot and re-install it.
To uninstall it:-  Press the Win key +X and select the control panel  from the menu that appears. If it showing by small icons, fine. If not, go to the top right corner and clcik on the down arrow beside 'View by' and select 'Small icons'.
Now click on 'Programs and features' and wait for the list to load. Scroll down the list until you come to  Roblox, click once on it then move up towards the top of the screen, you will see 'Uninstall'. Click this and the program will start to uninstall. When it has finished - you will get a message normally - close the control panel and re-boot. Then re-install Roblox.
If you are still getting problems with blue screens after this, post back with details - make and model at least - of your computer and exactly whaat OS you are using.
Chris Cosgrove

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according to this article firefox is writing data to SSD

Adjust This Setting Before Firefox Wears Down Your SSD Drive

does all the browser write data to hard disk and why they do that

A:firefox writing data to SSD

I think it's done so you can restore all of your open tabs if your browser crashes, Windows crashes, or you have a power outage, etc.

I'd guess all browsers do it, but you can adjust how often it's done in for at least some browsers.

I wouldn't worry much about it. Adjust the frequency if you want.

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according to this article firefox is writing data to SSD

Adjust This Setting Before Firefox Wears Down Your SSD Drive

does all the browser write data to hard disk and why they do that

A:firefox writing data to SSD

I think it's done so you can restore all of your open tabs if your browser crashes, Windows crashes, or you have a power outage, etc.

I'd guess all browsers do it, but you can adjust how often it's done in for at least some browsers.

I wouldn't worry much about it. Adjust the frequency if you want.

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I have read several articles on the net which suggest writing data files to DVD is quite straightforward.
I have XP3 with all updates except those to IE8 and I have 2 DVD writers installed, one of which is claimed to be dual layer.
Following the instructions in the articles I should be able to drag files to be saved to a dvd icon but the only option available to me is to write to CD. The help files on my computer make no mention of DVD writing at all.
When I installed the DVD hardware I did not use a CD for drivers, Windows claimed to have found suitable ones, could this be the problem>
Anyway I have several files to archive which are far larger than a CD and would appreciate advice on how I can write these to CD.

A:Solved: Writing data to DVD

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I have a Compac Presario tower=OEM with windows XP.. We can copy files to a floppy easy & quick.. When we try to copy files/data to a CD, I have been using the Sonic Program. I would like to be able to copy a file and add more files with a couple of quick clicks. Steps we take now.
My Documents=Click file. Click copy to CD. Click the drive. Click Copy. My Computer next. Right click on the drive. Click- Write these files to CD.
Wizard comes up. Click next. Takes 25 sec. 1 file.
Isn't there an easier way?

A:Writing files/data to a CD

You can install a UDF writer program (packet writer) like InCD (Sonic's product is called DLA) and use drag-and-drop with CD-RW discs. There are also UDF programs that let you use normal CD-Rs, but they are rather flaky in my experience.

You can't have simple drag and drop with normal ISO CDs, because the ISO 9660 filesystem is not really suitable for storing data Writing a new session for every dropped file would eat up your disk space very fast.

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When I'm writing some data to dvd, then my computer was showing that,

"Windows cannot copy this file. Tell me what windows want to do?"

It's could be simple problem but solve me. It's irritating me.

A:Problem writing data to dvd

Hello samrat and welcome to TSF !

We'll need more informations. What kind of data are you trying to write ? Did you make sure the file wasn't too big to hold on a DVD ? Were you able to burn other DVD's properly ?

What's the brand and model of the DVD writer and what burning program do you use ?

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I need a continuous DVD disc for photo storage, so that I can add to it when I'm backing up my photos.

I have DVD +RW discs and also CD -RW but don't know how to make-up a disc up so that I don't have to delete files from it first in order to write back to the disc (which is what I'm doing at the moment)

Could someone please help me here?

A:Re-writing data without deleting

All CD Media or DV Media (RW) is read only by nature.
While "packet writing" programs such as Nero InCD and Roxio Direct CD work around that to let you do read/write, please be aware that they are notorious for causing complete loss of data and cannot be read in a PC that does not have the same software installed.

If you value the image files, do not use multisession or packet writing unless you have at least one other set of complete file backups off the computer in a different format (preferably 2).

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I have just purchased a small digital camera that came with Ulead PE 3.0.

I went through the installation wizard for this software and it seemed to install correctly.

The icon for PE3.0 now appears on my desk top however when I double click on it I receive the following message:
IPE30 this program has performed an illegal operation and will shut down.

I check the 'details' of this error message and it says:
IPE30 executed an invalid instruction in module U32COMM.dll at 015f:4a10a40d.

Does anyone know what I have done wrong? If I need to uninstall and reinstall the software - how do I go about doing this?


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Two things:
First, what is the best freeware program out there for writing zeros to a drive in DOS? I want a program that I can just boot to the floppy and run it off of disk and easily write zeros over the drive. WD has this included in their utilities, but this is an OEM drive. I had this one program that was pretty good for this, but it only ran in Windows.
Second, any body have any tricks for recovering data on a failed drive? I have this WD drive that failed last August or September. (WD won't send drives to P.O Boxes, so I had to wait until I came home from school) When it was failing, I starting saving files by copying from this drive to another in windows, but it didn't work too well. After some time it would say the drive was disconnected and I would have to restart. At first it was after a few 100 MB and very soon it wouldn't really let me get into it so I quit. This was mid Sept and I haven't done anything since then. It has just sat disconnected in an empty HDD slot. There is about 50 GB on it and if possible I would like to just image it onto another HD. I don't think I'd get enough run time out of it to get into it and save all I want. If I can get it to run for a good 4 hours I should be able to just let it sit there and do the work.

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Hello everyone,
I tried to copy some data folders on to a 4.7GB DVD with Nero Express. I could create DVD_video which could play on DVD Players. But when I wrote data folders it failed, on all my four attempts. Tried different DVDs - Sony, Moserbear etc. My DVD writer can write data on a CD quite nicely. A Nero Log is given below. As you can see there was no data over runs. I will appreciate any help to understand the problem and to solve it. Thanks to all of you. BTW I am new to this site Regards to all.

Please see this Log:


Windows XP 5.1
WinAspi: -

NT-SPTI used
Nero Version:
Internal Version: 8, 3, 2, 1
(Nero Express)
Recorder: <HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4167B>Version: DL12 - HA 1 TA 0 -
Adapter driver: <IDE> HA 1
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : default
CD-ROM: <HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4167B>Version: DL12 - HA 1 TA 0 -
Adapter driver: <IDE> HA 1

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
DiskPeripheral : ST3808110AS atapi Port 3 ID 0 DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4167B atapi Port 5 ID 0 DMA: Off

=== CDRom-Device-Map ===
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Anybody there?!!!!!

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My office manager has a program she was trying to install on a Windows 7 machine. It is new. When installing, it will not finish and gives the "data error (cyclic redundancy check)" message. I tried to install the same program on mine (also Windows 7) and get the same error message. What is strange is she had this same program on her last computer (also Windows 7) and it installed and ran fine. I'm puzzled by this.

A:Data error (cyclic redundancy check) when installing program

Welcome to our forum MRM4

Exactly what program are you referring to?

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Ok, running windows xp home on a peer to peer network. Have done avast antivirus and ad aware scans.

Friday my computer locked up (dang farmville!). I got impatient and did a hard reboot (holding the power button down). Quickbooks also was open.

When it rebooted it did the blue screen Stack rebuild thing.

Now MS Outlook can't open the data files and the quickbooks data file also appears to have been corrupted.

An interesting thing - we have the carbonite internet backup service. Unfortunately, it seems to overwrite and not make any kind of incremental backups, so once it's backed up, that's the file you can restore. I was hoping to try to find a file that had been backed up in the morning, instead of right around the time I had the problem.

Anyway, when I browse to look at the user documents and settings folder on the BACKUP, it shows the application data and local settings folders, as normal. On the computer, those folders are now MISSING. I uploaded a screen shot on our website: (sadly too big to attach)

Any idea of a simple way to fix this?

I looked online and Microsoft Outlook stores the data in personal.pst - that file also appears to be missing.


A:Blah! Application Data Folder Gone & Outlook Data won't open

Got it figured out.

Was able to restore a recent backup from the Carbonite service of my quickbooks file and only had to redo one day of entries.

Then did some more looking at Outlook threads on the net and first found out how to unhide hidden folders - the Application Data and Local Settings folders were hidden. Then found a thread about a scanpst.exe utility that repairs outlook data files.

Now it seems I'm back up and running!

Thanks for trying to help! Even tho no one had magic answers yet, I can see people cared and looked at my problems.

We are NOT alone! LOL

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I install Windows 7 Pro 32bit a few months ago on my new computer which also has a new SATA drive I I am experiencing weird problems with the following programs either not writing data or lossing it

Excel 2000 - more than occasionally not saving correctly
Turbo lister2 (ebay software) - some newly created items mysteriously dissappearing
Planner program (effexis planner) - data file for some reason suddenly changed to an excel icon and therefore I could not read it until I realised and changed it back

In case you're wondering if its the drive - I using a brand new hard drive Maxtor SATA2 and my device driver is not showing any problems

I dont think it can be a privileges problem either as I have only one account set up which is the admin account

I am starting to think there is some bug in Windows 7. Have you encountered anything similiar before and any idea if theres a patch

A:Problems writing data under windows 7 Pro 32bit

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i've got a few calculations for fields based on other fields. I've managed to run these calculations properly in Forms and they are stored in the formatasheet view, but not written to the underlying Tables. i there anyway i can create a bound field with calculations in a Form? any ideas please....urgent!! thanks

A:Access 97: Writing Calculating data to tables

Love your name.

Ok. Don't do the calcs on forms.

Do a query with your table fields. Add fields and create expressions for your calcs. Create the form based on the query instead of your table.

You don't NEED to store calcs in tables....that's the whole idea. All calcs are done "on the fly" (when you run the query, form, or report), so there's no need to store them in tables. You're just wasting space.


Let me know.

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A:Storage spaces not writing data equally

Personally I would do matching drives on a NAS in RAID format. Storage Spaces is still considered a beta product at this time. So use at your own risk.

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I am trying to move my thumbnails cache from my SSD to a ramdrive, to stop excessive writes and also speed up the cache.
I am using Dataram Ramdisk, and have moved FF cache, IE cache and temp files, and user TEMP and TMP files (but not system TEMP and TMP, which I moved to a HDD) so far.
Moving the thumbnails cache is a bit more tricky, but should be doable using junction.
I have created a 1GB NTFS ramdrive, created a folder TEMP for all the aforementioned stuff, and a folder called Explorer to mimic where the thumbs cache will go. I then saved an image of this drive and get it to load at startup.
To delete the original folder, I created another admin account, logged in and deleted the Explorer folder at C:\Users\[main account]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer.
I originally used mklink command line to create the junction, then subsequently used Link Shell Extension, which makes life simpler. The problem is, the 6 .db files contained in this folder are created in the ramdrive Explorer folder upon logging back into the main account, but windows doesn't appear able to write to it (which seems odd, as it's just created them!). When opening a folder with pics in, no thumbnails appear, just icons.
Presuming this to be a permissions issue, I allowed all users, system & admin full control of the ramdrive and the Explorer folder, and re-saved an image. It still won't write.
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A:Data not writing to Ramdrive using symlink junction

I don't really have a solution for your issue, but to be honest...I do recommend moving your caches to HD. Caching files becomes kinda pointless when you lose all the cache contents everytime you shut down or reboot your PC (that is, unless you save an image of the RAM disk to HD).

It simply isn't worth it, as there won't ever be so many cache reads/writes that they would be noticeably slower using the HD than they would in RAM.

As for thumbnails, definitely keep them on, since otherwise all the image files will be read and read over and over again to create the thumbnails. But the thumbs.db files themselves are pretty small and not worth obsessing over - why not just leave them on the SSD?

Truth is, you'll never completely stop Windows from writing all kinds of temp files and logs to the system partition, even in folders you wouldn't suspect of holding such files. I haven't even mentioned things like spyware/antivirus software and their signature databases yet, or Windows updates which are downloaded to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download and then installed to other locations...

Again, thumbs.db files are relatively tiny (a few 100s of KB at most) so I just wouldn't worry about them.

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I experiencing BSOD every time a “browse/open file” window is launched. For example: when I want to upload a file, or when I am opening any MS office file (word/excel/etc) using “File > Open”, or when I want to attach a file to an email/ forum post, etc.
sfc /scannow did not find anything.
Temporary solution - Disabling Workstation service in msconfig.msc, but I can't use a local area network without this service. Please help me find a permanent solution.
Now Workstation service disabled and I can upload files.

A:BSOD opening browse/open file window in any program, error 0x0000001e

* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff88008c76d30, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : ksecdd.sys ( ksecdd!KsecProcessSecurityContext+293 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Update Windows 7 fully. If they BSOD reappears after that, follow this and do not interrupt it:

1. Download the DM Log Collector application to your desktop by clicking the link below

DM Log Collector.exe

2. Run it by double-clicking the icon on your desktop, and follow the prompts.
3. Locate the .ZIP file that is created on your desktop, and upload it here in your next reply.

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hi folks,

I'm currently running Windows XP SP3 on a netbook which is connected via WiFi to the internet. One of the executable programs I use require the netbook to be offline before it can load properly.

What I wanted to know was, is it possible I can write a command line prompt that will automatically kick in when the executable runs. The prompt would disconnect the WiFi, allowing the program to boot offline without having to manually disconnect everytime.

Thanks in advance for reading the post

A:writing command line prompt: no wifi when opening executable


For more information you can read this document Enable/Disable Wireless Card from Command Line

First you have to download devcon.
Unzip it and copy the unzipped devcon.exe file to c:\windows\system32

Then create a file in notepad, copy the code below and paste it into the file. save it to your desktop as something like myprogram.bat:

devcon disable *DEV_001C*
devcon enable *DEV_001C*
The device ID (DEV_001C) is found in your dxdiag.txt file that you attached and is the device ID of your Wireless card.
Program.exe is the name of the executable program that you want to run - change it to the name of your program's file name.
The batch file will disable the wireless card, then run the program. Once you exit the program the wireless card will be enabled again.

Or else

devcon disable *DEV_001C*
start program.exe
devcon enable *DEV_001C*
This batch file will disable the wireless card, Start the program and then enable the wireless card regardless of whether you are still in the program or not.

Note Devcon is a very powerful tool and you will have to be logged in as an administrator to run it.

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Hi Friends,
I Already post my problem in security center and i was asked to place my problem here... hence am again posting here with my hijack clone... Actually my problem was

PHP Code:

 got a error while opening a drive and the error is 

"the c:\ application cannot be run in win32 mode"  

Please help me as my all drives has the same problem...

when i type from run cmd i can open the drives... recently i found a virus called "Funny UST scandal virus " and cleaned from my systemRead more

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I started getting this message today when I tried to view some commercials in Quicktime.

'The data that the program requested did not load successfully'

Does anyone have any suggestions about how I would resolve this? Thanks!

A:Solved: Quicktime error 'The data that the program requested did not load successfully'


There is a new update. Not sure if it will solve the problem, but there are a few new security bugs closed:



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I've been trying to write data(xbox live updates) onto a blank CD or DVD in order to update my xbox live account via disc, I'm using Windows Vista. I always see a button that says burn files to disc but it only copy the files to the disc and not actually write the files to the disc. Does anybody know exactly what type of disc I need and exactly how to write the files to the disc using Windows Vista.

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I have been asked to design help files for someone for their program that they are developing. I have been using HTML Help Workshop, but it seems to be badly designed/too complicated to use. What program should I use to create these help files? It should be a free program.


A:Best Program for Writing Help Files?

You can try here:
Free Help Authoring and Documentation Writing Tools (


but most of the good ones either leave a trade mark on each page or are only free for personal use.

edit: you might also find some useful code here:

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You are to create a menu-driven program that will perform each of these operations:
1. Add two integers
2. Subtract two integer
3. Multiply two integers
4. Divide two integers
5. Calculate an integer raised to a positive integer power
6. Compute the GCD (Greatest Common Divisor) of two integers
7. Compute the factorial of an integer
The following conditions MUST be met:
• It must have a menu that allows the user to choice which operation they want to perform.
• The user interface must be appropriate and informative, as always.
• The program should run until the user inputs a ‘Q’ or a ‘q’.
• You must write and use functions (at least 7).
• Your program must behave reasonably for any input. It must not abnormally terminate.
• You must handle any input error conditions, such as dividing by zero, entering a negative power or factorial, entering a real number instead of an integer, or entering characters instead of numbers Hint: Consider reading input using string, and then converting to integer using a conversion function.
• You must use recursion to implement power and factorial.
• Use Euclid's algorithm to find GCD.
Euclid's Algorithm to find the Greatest Common Divisor of two non-negative integers
if x < y, swap x and y // x is the larger of the two integers
while y != 0
remainder = x mod y
x = y
y = remainder
GCD = x

A:I need help writing a program in C ....calculator

we aren't going to do your homework for you. If you try it and post some code, people will be sure to point you in the right direction.

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Hi. I have recently bought 'Finale Songwriter' On trying to use it on computer withWin7 there is not joy. There is too much to report of all what is wrong but it works when installed on a computer with XP. However, a couple of problems are: 1. that after writing about 12 notes, on playback it misses out 4 or more of the first notes. And 2. the cursor just stops on a note and a jagged sound occurs. So what could the problem be, please. Cheers.

A:Music writing program

Hi Ali,

Are you running as a standard user, or as a user with administrative privileges (right-click, select Run as administrator)?

See if anything on their support site helps: Support

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Hello: I know absolutely nothing about programming or anything so if this sounds ridiculous please excuse my ignorance.

I want to know how to create a program that does the following:

It runs in the background (only visible from task manager process window).

It waits for a certain program (.exe) to be executed. Then after that certain .exe is closed, I want the program to execute a task kill or just basically close two other .exes running in the process window.


The name of this program will be “cool.exe”.

“cool.exe” will run on startup and will sit there doing nothing at all.

I run a program called “Test1.exe”.

Right when I close “Test1.exe”, the custom program “cool.exe” will notice and execute and will close two other programs running in the background (call them “test2.exe” and “test3.exe”

Basically, “cool.exe” recognized when test1.exe was closed so then closes two more exe’s.

Also: It must not use any CPU when idle and must also be very very small and use a minimal amount of ram and resources.

BTW: running Win XP Pro (sp2).

Can someone please help me to create this, please?

It seems pretty basic and simple but I have NO programming experience what so ever!
(I have only made a few batch files which run multiple exes or close multiple exes)

Thank you!

A:Please help writing VERY simple program!

Sorry but there is a basic problem in your requirements.

The requirement that it not use any CPU cycles means its not able to run and monitor the other applications.

No CPU cycles = dead program.

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Cost is not a problem here, so can anyone recommend a motherboard or card to use and what version of raid would be best?

I'm not to worried about redundancy but it could be nice, important thing is being able to write nearly 300mb/s of data.

i know i have asked alot of questions about raid recently but they are all for separate prohjects btw!

Many thanks


A:Best RAID setup for writing huge streams of data to fast

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I need to autofocus a thermal camera which operates serially. I am using MATLAB to send serial data and MATLAB's Image Acquisition Toolbox to get frames. My MATLAB program acquires a frame, processes it to find its "focus measure" and then rotates the lens clockwise or anticlockwise so that maximum value of focus measure is obtained. Most of the times the program works correctly and converges to the maxmimum focus point. But occasionally, BSOD appears during the execution of the program.

The following error appears upon restart:

Problem signature:

Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 00000014
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 8BE28652
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Read our privacy statement online:

The .dmp files are attached herewith. The zip file contains a lot of .dmp files because it has crashed a lot of times by now. I am using Dazzle DVCr80 grabber.
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A:Music Sheet Writing Program

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Alright here is the case, I have some CD-R and CD-RW disks available, and I want 23 tracks written to any of them (but on the CD-RW disk so I dont waste any disks). So far we have only managed to get one disk done, although it was with the use of iTunes, and only tracks up to track 7 actually worked on the stereo.

RecordNowDX - The below attachment shows what appears whenever I open the program up, and the site it leads me too is of no help in any way. After getting into the program, it can not even find the drive. I go tools -- re-scan buses, only to get the same error message like I did before.

Copy and paste into CD folder - Yep, got the files, copied them into the CD folder, tried to get them written onto the CD, and I get the second attachment image (and I cant click next becuase it doesnt allow me).

iTunes - It works, although it just gives about 5-7 tracks on the stereo.

Somewhere along any of the processes, the MP3 files gave an error saying that by writing onto the CD, some information would be lost.

If you have any more questions ask

A:Solved: Writing music CD's, with any program

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So I'm working on my first java project and I was wondering what everyone uses to write their java code. I'm looking for a good editor for the files.

A:Program for writing Java code

Check out Eclipse. It is quickly becoming the defualt for Java work.

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I have an LG HL-DT-ST BD-RE GGW-H20L, which is My Blu-ray/HD-DVD writer combo drive. However, I'm not sure if it can write to HD-DVD though and if it can what software supports it. If I can't use this drive to burn to HD-DVD or find software that supports my OS or drive and/or both then the two 15 GB 1x speed HD-DVD disc's I bought are useless as I have not found anything I currently have that supports them. Please let me know all solutions for the following: Mac, Windows, and Linux. Do not recommend Image Burn if you can help it because it tries to hide asking if it can install spyware and bloatware. Also please try not to recommend CD Burner XP even though it doesn't have the problems that Image burn has because it's buggy sometimes.

A:Which Burning Program supports HD-DVD writing

I could make a long post here but to put it short and sweet:

The LG HL-DT-ST BD-RE GGW-H20L is an HD DVD-ROM drive (ROM meaning Read Only Media, in the case of optical media) which means it can read HD DVD media (hard to find nowadays but it's out there in some places) but it cannot burn such media because as far as I can tell no HD DVD blank media ever really came to market.

I owned the same drive years ago and while it can burn Blu-ray (hence it being called a "Blu-ray Disc Rewriter") it cannot burn HD DVD media so you can move along on that idea. HD DVD was actually a damned good media format but the big blue Blu-ray beast just trounced over it in the market and it never stood a chance - it was just the VHS (Blu-ray) vs Beta (HD DVD) wars all over again. HD DVD was superior in several respects but that's history now so it's not relevant anymore.

For burning software that can work with the Blu-ray blank media, there's Nero and maybe a few others on the Windows platform, probably Toast on OSX if it's still around, and on Linux you'd have many to choose from like Brasero, Brrrn, and others.

tl;dr - your drive burns CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD +/-R/RW, and DVD-RAM media - it won't burn HD DVD and no such blank media exists anyway.

As for ImgBurn, there's two checkboxes during the installation, uncheck them and voila, no bloatware/spyware. I use it frequently and caught that the first time they started adding it to the installer -... Read more

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A:Error loading C:\Documents and Settings\ Network Service\ Local Settings\ Application Data\ hrcopul.dll

Have you run any scans for infections? I Googled hrcopul.dll, and everything that I found points to a infection.

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I need to write a macro that will copy data from one spreadsheet into a separate spreadsheet (not in the same file). Here is the scenario...

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The macro needs to basically say IF Spreadsheet 1, Column A (customer) equals Spreadsheet 2, Column G (customer) then ADD/REPLACE info from Spreadsheet 1, Column B (address) to Spreadsheet 2, Column H (currently blank). I just can't figure out how to make it do that. ANY HELP ANYONE CAN GIVE IS APPRECIATED!

A:Solved: Need Help Writing a Macro for Excel to Move Data From One Spreadsheet to Anot

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Hi All,
I am writing code for handheld device using WinCE.

My problem is, i have to read/write a text file from/to a desktop machine to the handheld device, which is connected through serial port of desktop machine.

please help me anyone to find out the solution of it.

I have tried to connect the device to the desktop machine but how to read a specified file which is on desktop location from here.


A:Reading/Writing data from/To Handheld device which is connected through serial port

Do you want the device to read a file from the PC or the PC to send a file to the device? These two approaches are fundamentally different.

If you want the device to read that file without user interaction, then you have to write a special device driver or a monitor program that would listen for requests from your device and provide the file.

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There must be some mechanism that windows provides that allows an application programmed in whatever language to interface with other programs running on the same computer.

Specifically, I will be beginning a project soon in which I have to program in C# an application that reads from a dxf file and produces a plan/model from it in AutoCAD. It needs to communicate with AutoCAD and send it instructions (ex. draw line, make face, create new layer, etc.).

Does Windows have resources/mechanisms that allow one to do this?

A:Solved: writing a program to interface with other programs

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I am running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit. In the hidden folder "All Users" is a folder named "Application Data". Inside it is a folder named "Application Data". Inside that is yet another folder named "Application Data". This nonsense repeats itself to a depth of 16 folders, all named "Application Data". I cannot remove them. Windows tells me that I have to have permission from myself.

Norton 360 finds no risks or suspicious files on my computer.

Has anyone else had this idiotic problem? What causes it? More importantly, how do I get rid of that "All Users" directory tree altogether? I am the only user on my computer, so I don't need templates or anything else like that.

Thank you in advance for your helpful responses.


A:Application Data folder inside Application Data folder

Never seen that before!! judging by the lack of response sounds like its a new one!

It does definatly sound virus related in some way.

Malwarebytes in Safemode would find anything there, but wont undo the damaged caused assuming it is a virus of course. The folders would still be there!!

Suppose only way to fully sort that would be a refresh/reset.

Refresh - Maybe
Reset - Defo!

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I need write/full access to some files that are located in the Program Files folder on a Windows 7 64 bit machine but keep getting access denied messages. Can anyone please tell me how to temporarily allow write/full access to this folder?

I am the PC owner with admin priveliges but just cannot seem to get round the permissions to enable write/full access.


A:Writing To Program Files Folder - How (Access Denied) ?

Run the application that's trying to write to Program Files as an Administrator.
(Right click -> Run as Administrator)

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Hi everyone,

I'm have a:

Dell 9100C
Pentium 4
System Type X86-based PC
Running XP Home Edition
Virtual Memory 2 GB
Physical Memory 1,204.00 MB
Processor X86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 3 GenuineIntel~2992 Mhz

A couple of days ago a new shortcut appeared on the desk top. Something called VPlus. When I rebooted the computer it was in my startup. The program opened and all the writing is oriental. I tried to do an unistall through programs but nothing happened even though unistall is listed. I looked for it in the add/remove but it isn't listed. Coincidentaly, the same day I saw the shortcut about 10 trojans were picked up by my antivirus software. I tried to do a search for it but all I could find was something associated with ICG which I do not have installed. Any suggestions?

I've already run Adware
and my antivirus program...

After all is still there!

A:Mystery program called VPlus - and all the writing seems oriental!

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Also, an upload program? Thank you ST

A:Solved: Good webpage html writing program?

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Hi all,
not so great at programming, nor writing code for windows
my uncles recently bought a new computer, which i setup. however, the modem and network system that they have is NOT nice in anyway whatsoever. the computer connects to the modem on boot, but NOT the internet. every time the computer boots up, you need to go to 'connect to a network' and connect to the configured PPPoE network.
they do not like having to be able to do this, and i was wondering how i could go about writing a code that once the computer boots it does the following essentially:

set_cursor(x1,y1) #move the cursor to over teh network taskbar
set_cursor(x2,y2) # move the cursor to the network to be connected to

#end program

simple, but im not too sure how to implement it to work properly

A:writing a program that boots on startup to do a short list of things

Can you try this and see if it fixes:

Type into start bar "Manage Wireless Networks" and when control panel window opens, right click on the wireless network you use (make sure it is highlighted) and go to Properties.

See if box is checked to "Connect automatically when this network is in range"

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I am using Windows Service Pack 3 and everything was working fine, but today when I opened a DOS file second time, I got an error " Another program is currently using this file". And it continues for every DOS file. Even I tried to open them in command prompt, but even there I am getting the same error.

Can you please help me for this as I have to use DOS files many times a day.

Thanking you.

I downloaded the HJT Software and run a scan, so I got a log file which is attached herewith.
Hope anyone will guide me further.

A:Having an error " Another program is currently using this file" while opening DOS Files

Sorry, your post is not clear. When you say 'opened a Dos file' what do you mean? Do you mean 'RUN a Dos PROGRAM'? And why do you say 'second time' ?

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both have an error
Instruction at 0x77e82f7c, The referenced memory at 0x00000000, Memory could not be read. before I log onto windows.
Instruction at 0x77e82f7c, The referenced memory at 0x00000000, Memory could not be read.
upoon logging onto Windows, the Remote procedure call is unavailable. maximum number of retries exceeded. followed by The system is shutting down by NT/authority
happens on about half the boot up attempts if the first two don't occur, the others don't follow
I scanned with Kaspersky, Malwarebytes, sfc /scannow. and Windows Repair AIO (from this site) with no improvement whatsoever. following the directions that worked for somebody else here made no difference.
please help
EDIT: this didn't work either

A:before logon netsh.exe application error & Svchost.exe application error

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

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We are getting the above error randomly on some of the laptops we have deployed. The error comes right after you boot or when the windows 7 is left running. There are no special software running. The error in details is below.
"The boot configuration Data (BCD) settings for the following boot application have changed since Bitlocker was enabled
boot appplication: \windows\system32\winload.exe
change settings: 0x26000090
You must supply a bitlocker recovery key to start this system.
Confirm that the changes to the BCD settings are trusted.

If the changes are trusted then suspend and resume bitlocker. This will reset bitlocker to use the new BCD settings.
Otherwise restore the original BCD settings"
Can anyone please explain on how to correct this error. As before this is happening on few of the machines and we are seeing more as we go. Any tips would be nice...Thanks

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My system is running Win 7 Professional 32 bit with 4gig RAM
I am experiencing a problem installing a piece of software - Laplink PC Mover - I need to migrate to my new machine.
The installer starts and the grinds to a halt with the error message:
"Error 1310. Error writing to file: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Laplink PCMover Professional\Visit Verify that you have access to that directory"
I understand from Laplink Tech Support that this is a generic Windows Installer problem, and searching the web it seems to crop up a lot.
I have done a lot of searching, including this site.
I have tried the solutions I have found so far:

Run as Administrator [my user profile has administrator rights but I tried that anyway]Run from the Administrator user accountInstall in Safe Mode - Windows tells me the installer is not available in safe mode!!!Un-registering and re-registering the installer via msiexecUsing the SubInACL tool to repair file and registry permissions
After all of this, I get the same result - the installer halts with the same message.
Can anybody help? I am desperate to avoid two days solid re-installing all my expensive software, finding product keys etc.

A:Error 1310. Error writing to file....Verify that you have access to that directory

I had tried a clean boot [disabling all non-MS services] but had the same problem.
In the end, I contacted Microsoft support who took remote control of the PC and reset permissions etc with "Repair Windows" from Whole process took a few hours.
Cost me £65, but worth it to save my remaining hair!
Software then installed okay.

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I'm trying to instal Skype on my PC and I keep getting this error message: 'An error occured while attempting to create the directory: c:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\StartMenu.

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1. Right clicked the installer file and tried to run as Administrator. Didn't work.
2. Changed security permissions on the folder ProgramData and give full control to me. Didn't work.

The folder is 50% transparent and something's not right with it but I can't figure out why.

A:Can't install program - Program Data folder permissions?

Hi kentabu,Welcome to the forums , Have you tried this little trick ? Take Ownership Shortcut

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Error 1310. Error writing to file c:\config.msi... verify that you have access to that directory.

A:Error 1310. Error writing to file c:\config.msi... verify

What you do when something like that pops up, like during an installer, is you Take Ownership of the folder or file - then click the box in the installer to try again.

You don't want to take ownership of all of C: though, so what you can do is place a dummy text file there, then rename it exactly as the problem file that can not be written. Take ownership of the dummy file (just for good measure). Now, the installer can overwrite it.

8 is a little different security-wise than previous operating systems, notably at root of drives like your example.

Adobe is famous for this issue when updating stuff like Reader, even on 7 and below.

You'll sometimes see similar errors pop up in other ways when trying to run software, like access violation, or 0x00000005. Sometimes, it's just a permission issue with some data it wants to access, crashing the software.

There are other advanced ways to give yourself (your Windows account) similar admin powers like 7 and below, using group policy editor.

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Trying to load HP All-In-One printer drivers/software on Sony laptop w/wireless network connection.
I think I fixed the MSI.dot4wrp40 problem but now getting other errors, i.e. error code 2203.

Also got error "C:\Windows\installer\7d4c42.msi".

Would appreciate any help to resolve these problems.

Thank you.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
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Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6500 @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4063 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 371015 MB, Free - 263454 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO, N/A, N/A
Antivirus: Prevx 3.0, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

A:Error writing to file-error code 2203

You could try this link to see if it helps:

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My original post was in the Window XP/Pro discussion. This is continuation from there as did not know if I needed to copy them over here........ This still happens when I start the machine: Services.exe - Application Error. The Application Failed To Initialize (0xc0000005)., Windows XP Professional SP2Then it will take its time loading....and if I try and install something it won't; it will shut itself off and restart..i think it has a mind of its on.... ok the following is what I have found today...this will all be hand type as the floppy drive does not work, the internet connection says it up in Task Monitor but to get online its not happening. Last night I attempted to run Spy-Bot Search and Destroy; it said I needed to load the definitions file....but I have no online anyone know how to update with out being online?Here is what I started with today.Turn machine on. Still get Services.exe - Application Error.Decided to uninstall some of the useless program that are no longer needed. Here is list as follows and results:Add & Remove Programs:Uninstall Dell DJ Explorer The Installshield Engine (iKernel.exe) could not be launched. The RPC server is unavailable.Google Earth An Error (-5009:0x800706ba) has occurred while running setup. Please make sure you have finished any previous setup and closed other applications. If the error still occurs, please contact vendor: Google ( Read more

A:Services.exe - Application Error. The Application Failed To Initialize (0xc0000005)., Windows Xp Professional Sp2

Link to previous topic: Blossom

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