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threw away my lan by accident

Q: threw away my lan by accident

I'm using windows XP and in network connections I accidently deleted my lan connection icon. (I know that sounds goofy) Then the recycle bin got emptied before I could restore it Since I am using DSL I obviously need this, but it will not even detect the hardware to make a new connection. I've spent hours trying to figure this out, and read everything about LAN in the microsoft help and support.
please help!

A: threw away my lan by accident

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After sending 4 days of troubleshooting, making edits in the registry, and reading and posting at this wonderful site, I finally decided to install a fresh copy of Win10. I purchased this PC at MicroCenter back in Oct and it was preloaded with 10 Pro. I'm going to be very reluctant to update any drivers, and if I do, I'll create a restore point before driver install and then run sfc afterwards.

Come on folks, it shouldn't be this way. What a royal PITA.

A:Well, I threw in the towel . . . .

windows usually creates restore points on driver installs itself were people here advising you to edit your registry? updating drivers , depending on what they are for , is usually a good idea but theres also an "if it aint broke dont try to fix it" policy you should employ with pc's

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I have to take my HP into the shop because it has been giving me trouble with something called rundll..So it got so i could not even get on the internet.I have another computer called EnPower,which was bought last year for cases like Im having with my HP not working...But the problem is this : I hooked up the PC and my speakers etc...I did not know you have to do something with the PC to get audio to work!! I thought you just had to plug in your speakers and you were good to go...I found out by searching google there is something called a sound card etc..this has become way to confusing for me..Im computer illeterate.Please can anyone help me in plain english to get sound on my PC?? Pleas ASAP..I really miss my sound and feel like a junkie going threw withdrawal..Please help ..anyone? Thank you
 

A:Help!! Im going threw sound withdrawals!!

Okay, first we would need to know the model of that EnPower, or its motherboard's/sound card's model. Then you'll need to google(let's say someone here googles for you) for sound drivers for that. After installing those, the sound should work.
 

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I used an HP printer for months after 'upgrading' to windows 10. Suddenly it stopped appearing - apparently after an overnight update. It seems it is an 'old' printer, and I had to go and reload the drivers. Now it works. How can that possibly make any sense - either the thing works or it doesn't - by what right was it thrown away without comment or question?

I have only brought this up because even later than that my Canon scanner has just disappeared overnight, no comment, no questions. Since it's been working for ages under 10, why oh why has someone decided that last night it must stop?

I'm getting teed off with this random arrogant junking of my kit - what should I expect to go next?

More importantly - anybody know how to get a Canoscan 8800 back under W10?

A:W10 threw away printer and scanner

Hi, this might be related to the enforcement of driver signing - for your security. Or just simply that it's obsolete.

Note too that Win 10 will update your drivers for you... to whatever build Uncle MS deems appropriate- and will replace a later or older driver with whatever it thinks is current.

Thus if you reinstall a particular driver, but it doesn't match what Windows thinks it should be it will be replaced.
Unless you take special steps to block an update.
Windows Updates - Hide or Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

Driver Signing Policy - Windows 10 hardware dev

Note the difference between x86 and x64, and with and without secure boot enabled.

Further:
If you're now running x64 Win 10 (your specs are incomplete) and your manufacturer didn't provide a 64 bit driver, the only chance you have is to use a virtual machine with a 32 bit OS (I did that with my old Visioneer scanner which worked in 32 bit Win 10, but not in 64 bit Win 10).

CanoScan 8800F - Canon Europe
- says no Win 10 compatible drivers are or will be available.

So you'd need to run e.g. VirtualBox, with, say, Win 8 installed and USB extensions, running under your existing Win 10.

Changing the OS always runs the risk of leaving some hardware as incompatible.
It is prudent to check this. At one point there was a site to check such things, but I've not seen it for some months.

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I used an HP printer for months after 'upgrading' to windows 10. Suddenly it stopped appearing - apparently after an overnight update. It seems it is an 'old' printer, and I had to go and reload the drivers. Now it works. How can that possibly make any sense - either the thing works or it doesn't - by what right was it thrown away without comment or question?

I have only brought this up because even later than that my Canon scanner has just disappeared overnight, no comment, no questions. Since it's been working for ages under 10, why oh why has someone decided that last night it must stop?

I'm getting teed off with this random arrogant junking of my kit - what should I expect to go next?

More importantly - anybody know how to get a Canoscan 8800 back under W10?

A:W10 threw away printer and scanner

Hi, this might be related to the enforcement of driver signing - for your security. Or just simply that it's obsolete.

Note too that Win 10 will update your drivers for you... to whatever build Uncle MS deems appropriate- and will replace a later or older driver with whatever it thinks is current.

Thus if you reinstall a particular driver, but it doesn't match what Windows thinks it should be it will be replaced.
Unless you take special steps to block an update.
Windows Updates - Hide or Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

Driver Signing Policy - Windows 10 hardware dev

Note the difference between x86 and x64, and with and without secure boot enabled.

Further:
If you're now running x64 Win 10 (your specs are incomplete) and your manufacturer didn't provide a 64 bit driver, the only chance you have is to use a virtual machine with a 32 bit OS (I did that with my old Visioneer scanner which worked in 32 bit Win 10, but not in 64 bit Win 10).

CanoScan 8800F - Canon Europe
- says no Win 10 compatible drivers are or will be available.

So you'd need to run e.g. VirtualBox, with, say, Win 8 installed and USB extensions, running under your existing Win 10.

Changing the OS always runs the risk of leaving some hardware as incompatible.
It is prudent to check this. At one point there was a site to check such things, but I've not seen it for some months.

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HijackThis threw an F2 flag after I was cleaning my W7 laptop. I restored what was removed but it didn't help so I upgraded to W7 Pro. Still no change. Would like to find the error I made so I don't do it again.

Thank you for your help, ElieY

A:HijackThis threw a F2 flag. Need help

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i am having a problem that i cannot get rid of, whilst listening to music or watching a video every 30 seconds or so there is a loud buzz and the computer freezes i thought it might have been a virus but i ran adaware and kaspersky anti virus and the never came up with anything could anyone help? thanks

A:Annoying buzz threw the speakers

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Originally Posted by renfrabankie


i am having a problem that i cannot get rid of, whilst listening to music or watching a video every 30 seconds or so there is a loud buzz and the computer freezes i thought it might have been a virus but i ran adaware and kaspersky anti virus and the never came up with anything could anyone help? thanks





Sounds like a codec problem as I had a similar problem with Real player...get the k-lite codec pack here http://www.free-codecs.com/download/...codec_pack.htm and install the VLC player from here http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Hopefully this will cure your problem as it worked for me.

Regards

Colzie

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every time i go on the internet adds come up in there own little box i could have aol minus out and the add will still come up. ON the bar of the add it says messenger service i am starting to think it is aim because i do have aim if any one has any suggestions on how to stop this problem i am greatly thank full .It shows up like every five minutes when i am online.
thank you
 

A:adds threw messanger sevice

http://grc.com/stm/shootthemessenger.htm
 

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I had got a router for my desktop and laptop to share the internet.. and ALso making the laptop wireless. But my laptop will not connect to the internet threw the router? I get no dialtone or page cannot be displayed. I dont think I have it set up right tho. How do I get the IP address I think it needs to connect with my desktop?
 

A:Laptop will not connect threw router

Connect the Laptop directly to the router, and run the Network Setup Wizard.
You want to configure it to connect to a LAN.
After you can get it connected this way, then configure the wireless card.
 

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I am using a D-link DSL-G604T wireless ADSL2+ modem/router for my internet connection, and just a cheap network adapter i bought from ebay. I have installed the network adapter and it is detecting a connection with the router, the only problem i have is that i cant figure out how to connect to the internet.
Before i got the network adapter and the router/modem, i was using a D-link DSL-502T to connect to the internet which worked fine.
My question is; how do i connect to the net threw my wireless router/modem?

Also, one other question, when i try connectiong threw ethernet my comp locks up and i have to switch it of at the switch, this happens every time i plug the ethernet lead in, anyone know why?
 

A:Connecting to the internet threw wifi

Most modem/router combos work out of the box. I would recommend resetting the device (check with the manual to see how/google) and starting over. It if is locking up your computer it could be a number of things; probably an issue with your computer. Also, can you get it to work with any other computers?
 

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Just installed Vista, with a IDE C drive, plug then a SATA drive as d & e, when i open my Computer and double click on either of the drives they are not accessable, I can tho open them threw Explorer, or right click then open with explore

what hangin ?
 

A:Sata HD not accessable threw My Computer

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Is there a way to Loop threw all the worksheets in a workbook? Start with the first worksheet run code then go to next worksheet run code and Keep looping threw to the last worksheet.
Thanks
Brian3
 

A:Solved: Looping threw worksheets?

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I have a Folder that contains 100 different .XLSX files and my question is. Can I loop a macro to copy all the names and address from each .XLSX file and paste them to one worksheet? I had already made a macro to open a specific file and copy the name and address Then activate a different workbook and paste onto worksheet then close out file I copped from. All I have to do now is to loop it until last file is copied from folder. Is this even possible or am I wasting my time?
Brian3
 

A:Solved: Looping threw workbooks

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Hey all, I have Panda Platnium Internet Security 10.01 running on my computer. Before I upgraded to 10.01, Panda worked great. Computer ran like a normal 1.0 GHz, and the squirrels were dancing, everyone was merry. Then it upgraded to 10.01. After it installed, a giant metaphoric panda came out of the screen, took out my 1.0 Ghz chip, and slapped in a crappy Celeron 100 MHz processor, and began laughing.

In other words, my computer runs extremely sluggish now ever since that update.

1) Does anyone else have the same problem with this program?
2) Any ideas on how to make it run faster, save switching antivirus programs?

My computer is a 1.0 Ghz with 256 MB RAM running Windows XP Home.

Thanks all
 

A:Panda Threw my Computer into a Tar Pit, any ideas?

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I just had installed Zone Alarm, and whenever i had rebooted, my pc would just restart again.

So i restarted in Safe Mode and uninstalled

SpySherrif.exe (which i know is rougeware)
ZoneAlarm.exe

and now the problem seems to have gone...

Has anyone else had experiances like this with Zone Alarm in the past? and was it actually Zone Alarm?

Thanks

P.s. didnt know where to put this, but as im on XP :p

A:Zone Alarm threw a tantrum?

SpySherriff is usually installed by Trojans that issue fake security alerts in your Windows taskbar stating that you are infected with a variety of malware.

I think your system may still be infected with some type of malware. Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware , then post a HJT log in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum.

Lets make sure your system is clean before trying to resolve your ZA issue.

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I guess this is where i post this im not sure just really frustrated. To start my computer takes FOREVER to start up im talking 5-8 hours. First it sits on the MSI motherboard screen for a few hours then on the loading windows screen for a few hours.This has happend once before just not near as bad so i knew not to turn it off just put it in hibernation and that was working great. Well yesterday i got my Atrix (cell phone) and installed the motorola drivers to sync my media to my phone well my computer crashed and turned it self off, and when i tried to turn it on it took almost a full day but it finally booted. But sure enough it crashed again. So the next morning i got the boot menu pulled up and did a back up, nothing was changed except my wallpaper for some reason but it was working so i took of the new drivers did a full virus scan, defrag, wiped all of the free space the whole nine yards and it worked for an hour but it crashed once again. All of my icons and the windows bar at the bottom disappeared. but lucky for my i have 3 monitors and my widgets didn't disappear so i was able to pull up a firefox browser and ask you guys what i can do.

I know this is long and kinda confusing but im desperate here and very tired, i have been up since 3 this morning. Im about 5 seconds from throwing this thing out the windows and hooking up my old Dell with XP and Ubuntu

A:Problem with my whole computer, about to threw the window...

Sounds like a dying motherboard.
The MSI post is completely unrelated to the version of windows you are running.

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posted a couple times here..if anybody will talk with me before doing all the virus scans.. i dont know what you call it but its not a virus or at least one that all the normal scans.. i now have logs manage evnt log that showsall the info on last time i looked i think it was 15 diffrent log ins from rosie $... my computers nane is rosie..i am loosing control over what i can do what i can open from a day or so ago..PLEASE PLEASE.. i would post on the security one i cant i probly have all you would want just a day old...
THANKS

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For some reason, when trying to connect my friend to my Belkin wireless router, for some reason, it threw me off, and now when i try to access it, it tells me that the passkey is wrong.
Why is this happening?
 

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After downloading solution center image zone wont open. error pops up     HP.Gallery.ImageManager.Keywords threw an exception

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When I startup Windows XP I get the following error message:

The type initializer for "System.Drawing.SafeNativeMethods" threw an exception.

This does not seem to cause any issues with startup, however I'm wondering if this is an error message I should be concerned with or not. I've run Malwarebytes, Spybot, and SUPERAntispyware and nothing was detected. I'm think maybe it's a registry issue or something corrupt with Windows XP.

A:System.Drawing.SafeNativeMethods threw an exception

It looks like .NET Framework issue. Look here: http://www.dotnet247.com/247reference/msgs/55/277105.aspx

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I have windows vista. i need help with this microsoft.net framework issue: See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for 'FNIScommon' threw an exception. ---> System.Exception: Cannot create ActiveX component.
at Microsoft.VisualBasic.Interaction.CreateObject(String ProgId, String ServerName)
at GenerateFNISforUsers.FNIScommon1.FNIScommon..cctor()
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---
at GenerateFNISforUsers.GenerateFNISUsers.GenerateFNISUsers_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.EventHandler.Invoke(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnCreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ScrollableControl.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.OnMessage(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)
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A:the type initializer for FNIScommon threw an exception.

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I have windows vista. I have been using this mod for almost a month with no problems. then i started getting this error from microsoft .NET framework.

See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for 'FNIScommon' threw an exception. ---> System.Exception: Cannot create ActiveX component.
at Microsoft.VisualBasic.Interaction.CreateObject(String ProgId, String ServerName)
at GenerateFNISforUsers.FNIScommon1.FNIScommon..cctor()
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---
at GenerateFNISforUsers.GenerateFNISUsers.GenerateFNISUsers_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.EventHandler.Invoke(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnCreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ScrollableControl.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WndProc(Message& m)
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A:the type initializer for FNIScommon threw an exception

howdy and welcome, please do not start duplicate threads for the same issue. Main thread is at http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/1142806-type-initializer-fniscommon-threw-exception.html.

thanks,

v
 

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I often play music threw my sound card on paltalk this was on windows xp but now since I bought a whole new computer with windows 7 .. how would I do that ??

A:How can I play music threw sound card ?

Welcome Daspawnx!

I'm not quite sure what you want to do. Do you have an external device you are wanting to hook up and play through the speakers?

Try hooking the device up, and open Windows Media Player. In the left pane, see if you can find your device.

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what are the exact steps to take threw task scheduler to take to get rid of this?

A:what are the exact steps to take threw task scheduler to

How to remove TBverifier.dll - Microsoft Community

Also search on Conduit in the forums if the solutions in the above link don't clear it up.

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The part where you plug the headphones into the tower broke off into the front headphone jack, I then opened up the tower and pushed it out but there is still no sound coming threw the speakers. Now my question is this, regarding the spring, Does it have to be fully extended for the computer not too think anything is in the jack or not? The Spring is still in, but when looking into the hole there is a metal piece that is push over too the left as in the hold is closed, should it be pushed back? (re-bent) or something too that effect.

And if no body knows the answer too this, any way to just disconnect that whole headphone jack to i can have sound threw my speakers again. Running on a Dell Dimension 4600C

thank you
 

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Hello, this is my first post
I was trying to watch a video on youtube one night, and the sound was not loud enough, so I changed my audio device from my pc speakers to my tv, I use for a monitor. Now I cannot enable sound on my pc speakers, in fact they are nowhere to be found in my audio devices....all I can think is, what the....? In my task bar the soundmax icon has a red circle with a slash through it, and says (no soundmax audio device...you cannot use soundmax audio settings). I try to open soundmax, and it will not open. I don't know what to think about this, all I did was change audio devices, which I have done several times with no issue. I know my pc is old, but this is probably gonna be my last straw! I am so sick and tired of all the windows glitches, and errors, I am about to jump into a Mac faster then you can say "windows sucks"
So, can anyone help with this latest of many errors I am experiencing?

A:Enabled sound threw tv, now computer speakers wont work

How did you change audio devices? In most cases when HDMI is used Windows automatically switches the sound to from "Speakers" (PC audio) to HDMI.

Mac's are OK, but I see a lot of posts of problems related to Mac's on recording forums. Also 3 times the price for equivalent hardware (and many times less). I had a PC I built with a Q6600 and an Intel DP35DP motherboard. Can't say I didn't have problems. I now have a system I built with an i7 3770 and an ASRock motherboard, originally on Win 7 and it is now on Win10 and hardware is still 100% compatible.

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I accidently loaded Voodoo 3dfx on my computer and now my video is all messed up I can not read anything. How do I get this straighted out. I am not real computer savy so I really need help...please
 

A:accident

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My son accidentally placed the operating disc for Windows XP Home Edition for a PC in his Sony Laptop Originally running Windows XP Professional. How can I remove Windows XP Home so that the computer will recognize everything?

A:Accident

and welcome to the Forum

What do you have now? . . Two operating systems or just Home?

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I am so sorry folks i should also tell you that i have been using ccleaner the following are my HJT and adsspy logs Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0Scan saved at 3:52:51 PM, on 1/18/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\sdkyz32.exeC:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Lanovation\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYSC:\WINDOWS\system32\sdkbi32.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Documents and Settings\mike\My Documents\Unzipped\hijackthis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\rgxpf.dll/sp.html#14044R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\rgxpf.dll/sp.html#14044R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blankR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Defaul... Read more

A:My new log since the accident

Please post this log in your thread where I am already helping you, otherwise we get confused.

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hi guys im new to this software i didnt really no what this was all for really and me being one for downloading any thing and trying n e thing ive come across a kinda thing in which i have put my self into a lot of bother.
I kinda did the scan on the hijackthis software and kinda clicked every thing.
in doing so i have stopped them all.
in realising this i turned it all back on. thankfully i did a backup and it worked.
unforatuatly i deleted the back up and then scanned for things i didnt want.
i found a few things and then ticked them.
accidently ticked my firewall or some thing to do with my firewall and now it doesnt work.
ive reinstalled it 4 times and still it wont let n e traffic through.

is there any help i can get from some one so ui can turn it back on.
cheers.


luke
ps i have a log of wat i scanned just now if thts needed to help

A:accident prone please help

Welcome to TSF.

That's not good. That's the main reason we tell users not to use this program on their own since it can cause damage. Do you have an older log of what you had before you did the fixes? If not, tell us what you fixed if you can remember.

Post your new log you have now and we'll take a look at it. What firewall program are you using?

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Hi all,

I'm not pc savvy at all so this message comes with a tad bit of panic!

My mother accidently hit "log off" instead of restart using windows XP. Now she gets a blue screen that says "Welcome" on the left and my family's name with a chess board icon on the right. There's a button on the bottom that says "turn off family computer". We cannot get to the desk top no matter what we try. We can only shut it down. We think she hit log off-- since it's a family computer we never use this function. Can anyone tell me how to get back to the desktop? (she's quite upset because we're not sure what happened exactly, and not sure what to do)

ANY help or suggests are welcome! Thanks much!
 

A:XP help-- logged off by accident!

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General Info

Windows 8 pro
Laptop
Cant do anything on computer
using a different laptop right now

I was in regedit trying to delete an instant savings app that had found its way into my computer. I believe i was in Local_Users and i know i went to the software folder. I accidentally deleted the software folder and I couldnt use any programs. I couldnt use a system restore because it gave me an error so i decided to reboot and go into safe mode and do it there but it didnt work. I have been trying to figure all of this out with windows technicians and didnt get anywhere. I cant do anything on my broken computer because when i boot it up, it skips the boot menu and i cant get it into safe mode or anything. it goes straight to the lock screen and I cant read any texts and can only put in my password. After I put in the password, it gives me a black screen for a few seconds with a blue spinning wheel on my mouse and it goes back to the lock screen. My idea was to load the cd I have with the win8 pro back onto my computer and that would reset the registry but I dont know how to do this because I cant do any functions on my pc at the moment. any help would be great. Sorry for all the bad writing, I am trying to finish a lot of homework and figure out this problem at the same time.

Thank you,
Alex
 

A:Accident in regedit

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So I formated my main partition on my toshiba and I know what your thinking already. That I know nothing of pc's but i learn from trial and error. But my problem is I made a boot disc for windows 7 with torrents, and I got some progress and I have know idea what to do. I boot the pc and it boots up with only freedos settings it says freedos 2006 1.0 and it gives me different ways to boot up but no matter which one I pic always gives me the same error message.
FreeDOS HIMEM64 3.26 [Aug 25 2006] (c) 1995, Till gerken 2001-2006 tom ehlert
himem - always on a20 method used
kernel: allocated 43 diskbuffers = 22876 bytes in hma
freecom version 0.84-pre2 xms_swap [Aug 28 2006 00:29:00]
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bad command or filename - "temp.bat"
file not found.- 'A:\temp.bat'
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El-torito bootable cd-rom driver for dos v1.4, http://www.nu2.nu/eltorito/
(c)2000 by gary tong
(c)2001-2002 by bart lagerweij
no booted cd-rom found.
driver not installed
there is no cdrom, or the wrong cd-rom!

if any one has seen this please help.
 

A:formatting accident

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a few days ago, I went to the "safely remove hardware" icon and clicked "stop" on the USB Port option.

Today, when I tried to get photos onto my comp by inserting the memory chip into the SD/mini/MMC/RS and the computer wouldn't reconize it. I went to my computer and checked to see if the icons, and none were there.

I tried restarting my comp, but that didn't help.

How do I retrieve the hardware?

A:[SOLVED] Accident

Remove the SD/mini/MMC/RS docking bay and the reinsert it into your PC, this is assuming that the device you inserted the memory chip into is connected through USB.

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Hi everyone.

I am having a very similar issue as OP, but I "accidentally" [STUPID ME.....] did diskpart/clean (only clean) on a remote HD (149Ghz size with no partition on it).

I am still reading through this thread and hopefully I will be able to recover my data on this remote HD. I have been using TestDisk, EaseUS partition recovery to scan (only quick scan so far) w/o any luck yet. At this moment I am running Partition Recovery quick scan now. Since I do not have any partition on this HD, I am not sure if I am doing the right thing.... I only store pictures (tons of them) and some docs on it. I am on Page 9 of this thread, I will keep reading and trying.

Thanks in advance for helping me,
Lucy

A:Diskpart By Accident

Originally posted here diskpart/clean by accident....need to recover partitions,begging :'(

Moved to allow better help

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I accidentally downloaded the incorrect student version from Digital River. I meant to go with the 64 bit but installed the 32 bit. I'd already done the install before I realized my error. I contacted Digital River and they are refunding my money for the 32 bit purchase. I have since purchased the 64 bit version but can't figure out how to install it. I'm getting an error message when I try to do the install. Is there something I'm doing wrong? I'm pretty confused right now.

A:Installed 32 Bit On Accident

  
Quote: Originally Posted by adam42381


I accidentally downloaded the incorrect student version from Digital River. I meant to go with the 64 bit but installed the 32 bit. I'd already done the install before I realized my error. I contacted Digital River and they are refunding my money for the 32 bit purchase. I have since purchased the 64 bit version but can't figure out how to install it. I'm getting an error message when I try to do the install. Is there something I'm doing wrong? I'm pretty confused right now.


Welcome to the forums...

What error message are you getting? And at what point are you getting it?

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When I was reformatting my computer i deleted a part of my drive that i think was really important. It was drive E:. After the reformatting I tried to go on the internet. I tried to go on wireless but, I didn't have a wireless internet icon for my wireless card so I plugged it in. Still i could not go on the Internet. Then I tried to open some programs and half of them would load the others I would get error reports from.
I think the reason it doesn't work is because of the drive I accidently deleted. Is there any way that I could get the data back without taking it to a repair shop? Thanks for any help. Oh and I cant put my laptop on standby either.
 

A:Deleting accident

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For the record: I am Win98 and ME certified and knowledgeable with DOS.
I am a 'shift-del' freak and was cleaning my desktop, 3 weeks ago and accidentally included my coin logs(I've been working on these for 3.5 years). Being an XP user and knowing XP doesn't use DOS, I thought there was no chance of getting them back; I just found out I was wrong and with the proper tools I can. I never did this before, but so need to. Please help.

UPDATE: A friend referred me to "recuva" yoake a recovery, of about 15 files(MSWord), I got back 2 and one was my buff(buffalo coin) logs. However later I discovered;both files will not open. Windows says, "word cannot find compressor for..." I'm clueless here. Plus after choosing to unhide all files and folders, I ran into 2 files that have the names I lost; but they begin with "~$", only have 1K and the icon is light colored. What is this? Any chance of recovery nof these 4 and others.?
 

A:'shift-del' by accident

there are quite a lot of recovery programs available

I have used www.z-a-recovery.com a digital camera free recovery on the site and recovered 100 images off a CF card , so i know some of these work well

From a Elvandil Post
Here's a list. If the free ones don't see anything, forget the pay ones. I know Pandora is still around and has updated recovery software. And the other day, someone used the Disk Investigator at the bottom, which is meant to show you how much stuff is still on your drive after you thought you cleaned it, and they managed to get all their files back. Dr. Freeware is pretty new and updated not too long ago, with other useful tools, too.

Here's the list, anyway (I have more if you run out ):

Free recovery applications:

Dr. Freeware Boot CD (also has partition tool, drive cloner and imager)
DiskDigger & NTFSWalker
Pandora Recovery (Free for personal use)
Smart Data Recovery
Recover Files
Roadkil's Undelete
Recuva
Restoration
Free Undelete (NTFS only)
Softperfect File Recovery
ADRC Data Recovery Tools
Undelete Plus
Data Recovery
PCI File Recovery
DriveRescue
Ultimate Data Recovery
Disk Investigator

Commercial:

O&O Disk Recovery
Paragon Mount Everything (Mounts any file system, CD/DVD burning, File Manager, Partitioner)
GetDataBack (For FAT or NTFS)
Ontrack EasyRecovery Pro
File Scavenger
Recover My Files
RecoverPlus Pro
Zero Assumption Recovery
[email protected] File Recovery
Final Recovery
Recover4All Professional
Easeus Data Recove... Read more

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Hello-I have a windows xp (version 2002) Asus EeePC and I think I might have downloaded a virus accidentally whilst on a music radio website. I found that it messed up my internet browser and it would directly open to a website called "partner12.mydomainadvisor.com" Please advise what I should do to clean this up! I have changed the default from the wierd website to "google.com" but it still will default to this website "partner12..." if the domain name does not exist. i used to have norton antivirus but the subscription ran out and i did not renew...I know I should probably get something to protect my computer as well from now on. Thank you
 

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I noticed a slowdown on my computer this past week,
so i stupidly ran combofix thinking it would solve the problem.
i think it may have deleted something very important,
and now my computer wont load passed the:
"start windows normally; safe mode; safe mode w networking; etc" menu.
im afraid there's nothing i can do at this point.
i need help please!
 

A:ComboFix Accident!

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I had a problem with my ethernet not fully connecting to my computer saying that it was missing one or more network protocals. I tried to fix it by uninstalling it then reinstaling and now i dont know how to reinstall it!

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I wasn't sure where to post this but that's how desperate I am. I deleted my picture folder from my Laptop, that runs windows Vista, how can I get them back? they are not in the trash bin, I checked but for some reason nothing get send it to the trash can, it just delete and that's it.

Please any help??????
thank you

Jaime
 

A:Files deleted by accident

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I recently clicked on the fn and f5 key together on accident and it messed with my screen and now my background is no longer full screen but small and centralised and everything has become smaller. I have tried adjusting my display, restarting multiple times and repressing the fn+f5 key but nothing seems to be working. Please help.

A:I pressed fn+f5 on accident and it messed with my ...

right click on your desktop, display settings, advanced display settingscheck your monitor resolution and set it correctly.

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I uninstalled my nvmixer and i need to get it back if its possible. I have no idea what to do. Anyone know?
 

A:nvmixer uninstalled by accident

http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=761
 

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I'm convinced that I accidentally removed the DVD-R driver from my CD-RW/DVD-R drive. I have a Dell Inspiron 9100 and haven't been able to track down or successfully update the driver to fix this problem. Can someone help me? I'm really new at this. Thanks.
 

A:Removed DVD-R driver by accident

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I am currently running on Vista Home Premium OS and in error deleted my Recycle Bin. Whoops........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! .....I know pretty stupid. I have tried to do a System Restore twice and am being told the System Restore did not work. I'm in a panic here. Can someone please HELP me to restore the Recycle bin back to my desktop.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Deleted Recycle Bin by Accident

Try this:

Right-Click desktop
Select Personalize
Select Change Desktop icon on the left hand side
Check Recycle Bin and hit apply

Does that work?
 

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Long story short I was removing a virus and deleted it by mistake.

so everytime I log in it kicks me straight back out. Im on a different laptop to post here, what can I do?

Appreciate any help.
 

A:Deleted userinit.exe by accident!

No help? Really need that back
 

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Hi.

I got an OEM version of Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit with my PC, which is capable of 64-bit.

I've read that the serial key is legal for either version, 32-bit or 64-bit, but the DVD I got only has 32-bit version.

How can I get a new DVD with the 64-bit version, as I got 8 gigs of ram and I can't use them.

I bought and built the computer myself and made a mistake when I ordered Windows, and asked for 32-bit because I was scared of compatibility, and I opened and installed it already, so I can't take it back.
Help

A:Windows OEM 32-bit bought by accident,need 64-bit DVD

You can try contacting whoever supplied you with the 32bit disc and explain your mistake... they may send you a new 64bit one... You may just have to bite the bullet and purchase the 64bit version...

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Hello,

While I accomplished so much successfully setting up my computer in AHCI earlier, I now blew it all.

I had the SMART command failure error with my SSD, and received a new BIOS from my motherboard manufacturer. I applied it and "Loaded Optimized Defaults" in the BIOS as your supposed to. Stupid me, that means the motherboard activates IDE mode, but I installed Windows in AHCI mode.

So... I switched it back to AHCI after booting into IDE by accident and now I'm getting MBR Error. Is there any way to repair this? I have been trying to repair it through the Windows Install disk, using bootsec & command prompt to no avail.

Likely because where the screen pops up that says: "Use recovery tools that can help fix problems starting Windows. Select an operating system to repair" There's no option to select. So I elected to "Load Drivers" using iaAHCI.inf [Intel ICH10R] from the Intel RST installer (I extracted it on my Laptop). It still doesn't recognize it.
-->This is all pertaining to image 3. on the guide on the link HERE

If I HAVE to install Windows again, I have 2 storage drives installed as well, do I take them out to prevent them from being formatted? They are holding My Documents/My Pictures/My Music/My Videos etc.

Thanks!

A:MBR Error, After Booting in IDE (Accident)

Hello again.



You shouldn't have to reinstall, have a look at this tutorial at the link below, it shows how to enable AHCI after the OS has been installed and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.



AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista

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ive just managed to delete the whole of my lossles music collection by using shift and delete on the folder (wasnt concentrating)

can i get it back? thanks

A:shift and delete accident

Try Recuva: Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download

Ideally, you need an external drive to save the recovered files to.

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Hi! I accidently set the program ConTEXT to replace Notepad. I would like to set it back to Notepad because I prefer it but I can't figure out how! When I search for "Notepad" it just gives me the icon for ConTEXT under the name Notepad and when I click it it opens up ConTEXT. Does anyone know how I can get Notepad back? Thank you!

A:Replaced Notepad by Accident

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ascii


Hi! I accidently set the program ConTEXT to replace Notepad. I would like to set it back to Notepad because I prefer it but I can't figure out how! When I search for "Notepad" it just gives me the icon for ConTEXT under the name Notepad and when I click it it opens up ConTEXT. Does anyone know how I can get Notepad back? Thank you!


Welcome to the forum,

Notepad is located in C:\Windows , scroll down and you'll see notepad.exe.

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I went and inadvertantly disabled both monitors on my Ti4600 vid card. I just wanted to disable one as I thought having two caused problems using my mouse with the game Manhunt(retail copy). Mouse buttons worked but movement didn't.I tried three mice-optical,usb,ps/2 etc.I noticed the mouse cursor spanned both monitors during gameplay.
I installed on a slower machine (single monitor) and the mouse function as it should(ver slow computer though).
BACK TO ORIGINAL PROBLEM-I disabled one monitor, but picked the wrong one, went to disable the second and now I can't get any view of my desktop in order to re-enable them. Switched plugs, switched monitors et al.
PLEASE HELP WITH ANY OF MY PROBLEMS !!!!!!!!!!
AMD cpu:2.6g
1gig ram
ti4600 vid.
creative audigy aud.
 

A:Disabled both monitors by accident!!!!!!!

Have a look on this site http://www.waterwheel.com/Guides/how_to/monitor/monitors.htm
 

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I was having trouble with Internet Explorer using Comcast e-mail, the Comcast rep instructed me to go to tools and delete browsing history, cookies and temp files, then go to advance tab and reset, I lost all my favorites is there anyway to recover them?

A:Deleted my Favorites by accident

The only way I know is to download and try this software and then just hope
Recuva or ShadowExplorer to try and recover them from the file's original folder.
You do not need the paid version
https://www.piriform.com/recuva

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I might have erased something on regedit that is preventing me from startying any app right now. The only way to get to my web browser is through the "run" option. When ever I attempt to load something, "mozilla, explorer or any other app" I get an error message:

This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel.

All this is due to a stupid adware they I cannot get rid of but some help would be nice. Thanks again.
 

A:Erased script by accident.

XP??? Use IE

EXE FIX http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/exefix.reg -

save target as exe.reg - double click - boot
 

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pc has 2 drives in it. c: and d:. i was installing xp pro on c: and during the install the process asked me if I wanted to delete partitions. I selected the wrong one (d: ) and deleted it. I did not format it. Is there a way to get all the data off that drive? I tried PC Inspector File Recovery but that program does not get all the files. It seems to pick up only on directories and nothing else. This d: drive is in a pc that has win2k pro with SP4 and windows no longer sees this drive. any help would be appriciated
 

A:deleted partition by accident

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By Accident I Unplugged My Computer while it was on and now i am worried that my movie files will be corrupted...they seem to play fine...but i am still worried....please could somebody please help by telling me if any of my files will become damaged...thank you
 

A:By Accident I Unplugged My Computer While It Was On

Unless the files were open and being played or saved at the time of the power loss, there should be no damage.

But remember that power can do out at any time and hard disks die without warning (quite often, these days), so all your important data must be backed up. Since you are so worried it would suggest you have no backup plan. Maybe time to get one?

As an example I backup all new data every day, to a second and totally separate hard drive, then all data to DVD every week. Every DVD is "verified" to ensure that no files are corrupt in the copy process.
 

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I recently built the computer shown in my specs. I didn't get to joining the existing homegroup quick enough. My wife needed files from one of the homegroup laptops. Having not joined, my wife attempted it but ended up creating a new homegroup on the new build. When I go into homegroup (start menu) I don't have the option to join a homegroup, nor do I have one to leave the homegroup.

So how do I delete the new homegroup created, so I can join my established group?

A:New homegroup created by accident

What you need to do is remove each computer from the new homegroup.

Once you've done that, the homegroup will no longer exist, leaving you free to rejoin your original homegroup.

Leave a homegroup

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I'm not sure how it happened, but I managed to perform a system recovery on my VAIO sz330p. Is there any possible way to undo this a get my system back to the way it was before?? Or at least retrieve some files I had on before? Unfortunately I never turned my system restore on because I didn't exactly know how to so I can't configure my laptop back to a specific date...

Is there anything I can do? If I took my laptop to a technician would he/she be able to undo the recovery?
 

A:help me! accident system recovery!!

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hi, i had a lot of music and shows on my computer. i decided to buy an external hard drive to put all of my multimedia on it. i tripped on my external hard drives power cord and it fell to the ground and broke. aside from the external hard drive, is there a way to recover the files on my computer? please help.
 

A:deleted files on accident

This one gets high marks. Maybe worth a try.

http://www.recuva.com/
 

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hi

had security tool malware on my laptop

ran malware anti to remove it and it said i had an infected userinit.exe

so i deleted userinit.exe (big mistake)

i have xp but do not have xp install cd

i have a floppy drive and a thumb drive

cannot get back to my desktop NOR can i get to a c:\ anymore in safe mode

believe i need to copy userinit.exe from somewhere back into c:\windows\system32 but do not know how with what i have to work with

please help

tx
 

A:deleted userinit.exe by accident

There is a backup copy in C:\Windows\System32\dllcache

most of the time it is compressed in this folder.

Here is a copy of it from my XP installation (uncompressed)
See attached
You will need a XP install CD and use recovery environment to copy the file to the proper place, or use an Ubuntu boot CD to do it.

Here is an article on using a Ubuntu CD to copy data off an unbootable windows PC, one could also use it to copy a file to a Windows folder.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/wind...backup-files-from-your-dead-windows-computer/
.
 

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I was curious as Malwarebytes, MSE, and even ESET didn't find anything like this, while SUPERAntiSpyware found adware but not these, though I'm not too sure: but I brought up start task manager and looked under processes and found two that weren't under my user name (just so you know, under "users" it's just me), and after looking them up on google, learned that they might be trojans. They are: csrss.exe, and winlogon.exe. Well, that last one isn't really a trojan, but wasn't under my user name so I brought it up here just in case.

I don't want to get in trouble, as I need to do some accounting-related stuff soon n my comp., so I need to know if they are trojans or not, and if they are, how to get rid of them right away. Any ideas, and could there be more? (Again, Malwarebytes, MSE, SUPERAnti and ESET didn't pick this up)

A:I believe I have found a virus or two by accident

Google is your friend.
csrss.exe

Client/Server Runtime Subsystem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Hello, I recently purchased Dell XPS 8700 that came with a 2tb harddive formatted with GPT. The computer came with Windows 8, and I wanted to downgrade to Windows 7. However the windows installer wouldn't install on any of the current partitions, so I deleted every partition with gParted and proceeded to install Windows 7 successfully onto the one giant partition. Since I deleted all the GPT partition information (Idiotically), I am unable to make more partitions and dual boot.

So my questions are: Is my harddrive as of right now in MBR or GPT? And how would I add the GPT partitions back, as in the primary and secondary GPT headers?

Edit: I am attempting to dual boot with Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 Professional, both 64bit and the computer has the UEFI, I think. Am I better off using MBR or GPT to dual boot? I only want two OS's and a shared data partition.

A:Deleted all the GPT Partitions by accident

Quote:
Since I deleted all the GPT partition information (Idiotically), I am unable to make more partitions and dual boot.




Deleting all GPT partitions is a recommended step to downgrade "Windows 8" as "Windows 7" is known to not much liking GPT based UEFI boot mode. Although "Win 7" 64 bit edition may boot from a GPT disk, i prefer MBR partitioning especially in case of dual booting with Linux.The only mistake you made here is not to partition the disk at the time of install. Fortunately you can split the single large "C" partition to two or three small partitions with the help of "Partition Wizard" free edition.
Download link : Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.
What you need to do is first shrink/resize "C" and create one or more new partitions using the free space.
How to shrink partition : Shrink Windows partition with partition manager - MiniTool Partition Wizard.

Video guide : How to Move/Resize Partition with partition manager? Partition Wizard Move/Resize Partition Video Help.

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Hi all, I am new here so nice to meet you.
I have annoying problem. I was reinstalling xp and I created a new partition (not very familiar with what this means), and so now my c drive has changed its name to e. I have been to windows website none of the processes work (disk management ect), the computer just wont let me either delete the new partition or change the names of the drives. I know this is touchy buisness so I dont want to proceed until I know what I am doing.
Any help would be much appreciated.
 

A:Changed C drive's name to E by accident

Personally, I'd find it much easier to figure out what's going on here if I could see what Disk Manager says. You don't seem to have a very good grasp on disk terminology, so if you could take a screenshot of a fully expanded Disk Manager, (right click My Computer, select manage, on the right side of the screen choose disk management) then I can get back to you with much more specific advice.

Edit: To take a Screen shot, press print screen on your keyboard, and then paste into an image program such as paint. Save the resulting file, and then upload it to a site such as photobucket which will host the image for you for free. (You have to sign up for a free account first.) After uploading to an image hosting site, the site will provide you with several links that you can use to post the image here on this forum.
 

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Hi I accident deleted my photos and a video file on my memory card from my camera is there a way to recover them? The memory stick is Sony MEMORY STICK PRODu0 magic gate Mark2 2GB

The Camera is a Sony Cyber-shot

Thanks.

A:Deleted photos by accident

Take a look here: http://www.piriform.com/recuva

No guarantees, though.

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I have a 2TB external hard drive and a 1TB external hard drive.
I got a new 2TB internal hard drive and was installing Windows on it.
On the screen where it showed the connected drives, I stupidly forgot the 2 external drives were still connected. I thought somehow it was breaking up the new 2TB internal drive into 3 separate partitions. I clicked on the two external drives and deleted the partitions because I thought it would merge them. I DID NOT format luckily.
I am in the middle of running the Analyzer using TestDisk on the 2TB external. Since it is a 2TB hard drive, it is analyzing about 10% of the disk per day. So I guess it will take 10 days to finish. Small price to pay if I can recover all the data on these drives. One has all our home movies and photos and the other has all our scanned documents in PDF format. Sigh.
I am wondering if I am doing this the right way with TestDisk? Is there a faster way? When I deleted the partitions, the process took less than a second. The drives were partitioned to used 100% of the drive space. I read the page TestDisk Step By Step but still not sure if there isn't an easier way for my particular blunder. Nothing should be corrupted. Just deleted.
Thank you!
 

A:Deleted Partitions By Accident Please Help

Yes it should be faster. I thought there were two levels to the restore deleted partitions and only the deeper level involves scanning the surface for old deleted partitions.
 

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In trying to remove the log on screen on Win 7, I followed a
YOUTUBE video. It said to delete one of the owner files account icon, but when I did I didn't see the choice in the menu box of
[save files] ! Help what can I do?

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

This is the site.

A:deleted files by accident HELP!! Please

Enable the hidden Administrator Account. Then create a new user profile account with admin rights. If you can't log onto your computer at all even in Safe Mode then put the Windows DVD in and boot off of that and choose Repair My Computer.

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I reformat my pc and install XP but what problem I faced is "During the installation, the installation stopped and error messege occured." I can't remember what error is it...

Due to this problem, I had to reformat my pc again and install again since the OS repair not succeed. Because of this multiple times reformatting, I started worry about reliability of my hard disk drive.

What i want ask is " If i faced this problem in the future, any common solutions that can fix these kind of problems (if different of error messeges)".....

A:Accident occured during OS installation

you don't have to worry about the h/d
if you have problems with installing
check the disk is clean
try it with only one stick of ram in and reinstall the other ram when you have finished installing

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Hey guys, just opened up a link on steam from someone and stupidly opened and ran the file which was a .scr.
From a preliminary search it seems that I may have installed a Trojan, so any help would be appreciated.
 
Running a Windows 7, with the only security software being Microsoft Security Essentials (which a scan didn't turn up anything awry).
 
Many thanks for any help!
 
 
Edit: here's the logs of the security check I just ran
 Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.91  
 Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 (UAC is enabled)  
 Internet Explorer 11  
``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:``````````````
 Windows Firewall Enabled!  
Microsoft Security Essentials   
 Antivirus up to date!  
`````````Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:`````````
 JavaFX 2.1.1    
 Java 7 Update 71  
 Adobe Reader 10.1.12 Adobe Reader out of Date!
 Google Chrome (39.0.2171.65) 
 Google Chrome (39.0.2171.71) 
````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````
 Microsoft Security Essentials MSMpEng.exe 
 Microsoft Security Essentials msseces.exe 
`````````````````System Health check`````````````````
 Total Fragmentation on Drive C: 60% Defragment your hard drive soon! (Do NOT defrag if SSD!)
````````````````````End of Log``````````````````````
 
 
 
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A:.scr file opened on accident, what do I do?

Hi blavongtheung,
 
  to BleepingComputer.
 
 
Did you clean detections of adwCleaner?
Please post the results. 
You can find result log file  at "C:\AdwCleaner"
 
And hows your system working?
Are you having any issue?
 
 
 
 
Regards
Tenis
 

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Hi guys,I wanted to split 8 gb file but instead of MBs I selected bytes so basically now I have alot of 4.1 kb files so I would appreciate if you could tell me how I can delete all the files quickly because manually deleting all the files is slow and I have some other stuff to do.

A:[SOLVED] Funny accident

In Computer select the first file scroll down the list to the last file you want to delete and press the Shift key and click on the last file press delete to send them to the recycle bin or hold the Shift key and press delete to permanently delete them.

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This is what I get for trying to uninstall windows messenger...I accidently uninstalled all windows components BUT windows messenger...I since fixed it...Kinda realized something was wrong when half my icons disappeared I managed to reinstall them the same way I uninstalled them...However now something wierd is going on...Saw a program 'bootstraper' and now I'm running 6 more process than before the incident..Not sure if something wierd got on my pc during the fk up, or if its just a screwed up windows...Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:18:51 PM, on 9/18/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC... Read more

A:Accident And Notw Somethings Up

Hi Ngarskel. I do not see any signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.

Everything else looks normal also. You are good to go.

Cheers.

OT

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Hello I'm not very clued up in VBA and tend to record macros and then tweak them. Today I used Ctrl-Break to stop a macro, but must have done something else accidentally as I have lost my VBA menus entirely. When I right-click the top of the screen all I see is Restore, Minimise and Close. The Restore Down button is also not working. I have attached a screenshot. I am using Excel 2013 and Windows 10. I have googled this extensively and tried many things, but nothing is working for me. Your help would be much appreciated as I have wasted half a day on this already and am ready to pull my hair out. Thanks!

PS I have also uninstalled and reinstalled Office and rebooted, to no avail.
 

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Ran an exe. file last night by accident that had appeared on desktop "stupid. It ran a dos app. ? Advanced properties= %SystemRoot%\SYSTEM32\AUTOEXEC.NT
%SystemRoot%\SYSTEM32\CONFIG.NT

Have a number of files in Windows directory (XP Pro) with same time. They are:

SchedLgU.Txt

bootstat.dat

wiaservc.log ([wiaservc] Opened log at 12/5/2004 01:58:56.140

0.log

wiadebug.log

setupapi.log

"Have not rebooted since incident"
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 11:45:10 AM, on 12/5/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\ATIDtct.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\LaunchPd.exe
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I made a data disc (CD-R) with nero 5.5 (size of data 400mb) and accidently my daughter did another burn (size of data 2mb) on the same disc, her data is there, have I lost mine completely? I seem to recall reading somewhere that there is a program for retrieving the older data?
 

A:Data disc accident

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I'm a begginer on computers and I have a HP pavilion a1520n with Windows XP media center edition 2005. I accidently deleted a file and now every 30 seconds I get an automatic pop up saying " the feature you are trying to use is unavailable. Click ok to try again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'EZARC.msi" . I can't figure out what to do. Sometimes there's another pop up that says, "Try the installation package again using a valid copy of the installation package 'EZARC.msi' " Can someone please put an end to my computers suffering because of its idiotic owner?
 

A:Ive deleted files on accident, HELP!

Hi friikenfreezin84

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

See post #4 here:
http://forums.techguy.org/multimedia/500953-ezarc-msi.html#post4145541

Let us know if that works for you or not.
 

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Hi,
I was going to check if my external HDD needed to be defragged. I was in the wee window that asks about checking the disk for errors and decided to do that, there's always two options, one is always automatically ticked and there's another one that said something about find and attempt to restore corrupt files, that is never ticked and I never choose it, until today. All I noticed was it found 1024 files, and I clicked proceed, it processed or fixed etc and i went back to the pc after an hour and decided just to cancel as it seemed to be stuck at 2025 files checked.
Once i clicked cancel I couldn't get access to my external HDD and when I right on 'My Computer' it says it's NTFS files and is full but windows can't get access to it, i thought i'd try restoring it and i can see that out of the 1TB I have used 330GB which is what my disk was like before my mistake.
as with most people I have all my most important stuff saved there away from my C drive.
Ok, sorry for waffling on, can anyone tell me if I am able to restore my drive back to what it was (Would that have been FAT32 files?)
 

A:Changed HDD to NTFS by accident

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Hi all, i accidently deleted file which i have been update it everyday from beginning of 2010, it was in usb stick and excel file, tried "restoration 2.5.14", it had retrived more than 120,000 files, none of them was in the name of 2010, that's my deleted file's name, will anyone please help, thanks in advance
 

A:deleted file by accident!!!!!

Try Recuva.
 

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A:Uninstalled Soundmax By Accident. Help!

And Its A Windows Xp Service Pack 2
 

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I used a program called disk wipe to delete my sd card but it ended up selecting my main drive instead. I had selected the sd card drive but it said cannot format fat32 and kicked me back to the drive selection window and automatically selected my C drive. I thought the sd card drive was still selected but apparently not. I highly do not recommend this program.

Now the disk wipe program says wipe complete. I can still use my computer and it looks like nothing from the C drive was wiped. If I reboot the laptop, will the data get wiped? I am afraid of turning it off or putting it to sleep.

A:Securely wiped my C drive by accident

Quote:
If I reboot the laptop, will the data get wiped? I am afraid of turning it off or putting it to sleep.


Usually the final step of such programs takes place after the program is closed and the computer restarted or after clicking a button Apply as in the case of partitioning programs.

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i deleted my music folder, but its still there and when i click it, it says access denied, but i have administrator permissions. when i go into properties and security, or any other thing, it says i need to prove administrative permission.
by the way, this is on windows 8.1 and i tried this: User Folders - Restore Default Location

thanks in advance

A:HELP. deleted music folder by accident, but its still there

Since this is a Windows 8.1 problem, we have a separate forum for Windows 8.
Windows 8 Forums

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Hello,

Iv got one for you....

The computer has a wired keyboard and a cordless mouse.
While trying to disable what they thought to be was a
wireless keyboard connection, they managed to disabled
both wired keyboard and cordless mouse by accident.

They cannot access f8 (safe mode) after reboot, as the
keyboard was disabled before reboot. They have tried
(both before reboot and after) to attach both a USB
keyboard and a USB mouse with no success. I'm out of
ideas and I don't have a clue what to advise them to try next...

I would really appreciate your input.

Thank You

T_Hip

A:Keyboard and mouse, both disabled by accident

Boot into the Bios and Enable the Keyboard and Mouse or USB controller. Save with an F10.

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Hi!

Hi use vista. You know when downloading it tells you to pick a place to save it?

I accedently clicked desktop and draged it to another place. Now I have about 3 desktop folders

Please help me how to fix this. Is there a program?

Please answer!

A:Created some 'Desktop' folders by accident

It's not quite clear where or what these desktop folders are, but is anything stopping you from deleting these folders if you don't want them?

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The bluetooth driver was accidently deleted from my computer.  I downloaded the driver from the support site, but it's still not working. I can't have it hook up to my printer or my speakers.  What am I doing wrong? Or what else do I need to do?  When I go to the icons in the bottom right corner of my toolbar and select to have the bluetooth icon show icons and notifications, it says this notification icon is not currently active. It will be shown the next time it becomes active.  I have even restarted my computer and it doesn't seem to work.

A:Bluetooth deleted from my computer by accident.

ahertzell,
 
You can acess the Acer eRecovery Mangement to reinstall applications and drivers.
You can attempt a system restore before this issue was created to see if it resolves a couple problems you are having.

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The bluetooth driver was accidently deleted from my computer.  I downloaded the driver from the support site, but it's still not working. I can't have it hook up to my printer or my speakers.  What am I doing wrong? Or what else do I need to do?  When I go to the icons in the bottom right corner of my toolbar and select to have the bluetooth icon show icons and notifications, it says this notification icon is not currently active. It will be shown the next time it becomes active.  I have even restarted my computer and it doesn't seem to work.

A:Bluetooth deleted from my computer by accident.

ahertzell,
 
You can acess the Acer eRecovery Mangement to reinstall applications and drivers.
You can attempt a system restore before this issue was created to see if it resolves a couple problems you are having.

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Is there anyway I can recover files that were emptied from my recycle bin?

A:Emptied recycle bin in windows 10 by accident

You can try Recuva by Piriform to recover your deleted files.

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My question reguarding a potential command prompt error.

I recently installed a game that was ment to be played only on Windows xp.
The problem was since vista was unable to run it, i decided to look around forums to see if there was anything i can do to fix this.

I finaly found a command that bypassed the "Data Execution prevention"
Known as:
bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOff

I inserted it in the command prompt and pressed enter.
The game still wouldnt run.
Finally i decided to just uninstall it.

Moments later, i tried running yahoo messenger.
I recieved a message saying "To help protect your computer, Data execution prevention has closed Yahoo messenger.

Not only Messenger but a few other programs as well.

Is there a way to fix this back to normal?

*Ive already tried using:
bcdedit.exe /set {current} nx AlwaysOn

*Shut down, and start up again.

*

A:[SOLVED] Command prompt Accident

Hi -

Run Windows System Restore using a restore point prior to the DEP incident -
START | type rstrui | the system will restore & re-boot

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hello, hope someone can help. I recently purchased a hp envy 15 with windows 8.1. I purchased office 2013 and when i opened microsoft one note i was asked for my microsoft account info. I created one, entered the information, walked away from my laptop for a bit. When i came back it was locked and my microsoft account is now my login for the computer. I do not know my password and have been unable to get it from microsoft live. What can i do to log in this is extremely frustrating that i am locked out. Thanks

A:locked myself out of hp envy 15 windows 8.1 by accident

Should be an option to "switch" accounts. Not having an HP Envy 15 I'm not sure on how to tell you to get there. I would try pressing the Windows Key + L key to lock the computer, and when you press a key to gain access, there should be an option to switch user accounts or an arrow ping back...which may or may not take you to a screen that will let you use another account to unlock the computer. Good luck.

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Hello,
I have 2 operating systems installed on my computer: Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10
When I was trying to create a new partition, I accidentally converted the main disk into a dynamic one and now it doesn't want to boot: it crashed at the GRUB and restarts the computer automatically.
I tried to revert back the partition codes from 0x42 to 0x07 for NTFS and 0x83 for linux but GRUB still crashes.
I don't really care that much about the linux partition, but I want to recuperate my main windows partition. I tried the Windows Repair from the CD but it doesn't detect any problems.
I don't really feel like backing up the whole system, formating the disks and all cuz I don't even have a spare HD for that.
Is there any other way around the problem?
Right now I only have access to ubuntu 9.10 in livecd mode.
Thank you

A:Converted disk to dynamic by accident... :(

This may be of help:

Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD

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I just deleted an email in Outlook 2007 by accident & now I cant find it in any of my trash folders?

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A:Just deleted an email by accident, now I cant find it?

I don't know anything about godaddy, but do they have a spam folder? Chances are that it isn't there either, otherwise your client wouldn't have received it. Do you have the client set to leave the messages on godaddy? If so, either the client or godaddy is haywire. If in neither place, I would say that it is gone, unless you use a file recovery program to search for it.

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Hello and thanks for your concern with my Vista Home Premium booting problem. My mother plugged in a heater and it blew a fuse that my computer was connected to and now when i boot my computer i get the blue screen saying f10=setup ESC=boot drivers F9=diagnostics and F11=system recovery. it won't let me open system recovery, so instead of going to system recovery it does what it always does now which is that it loads to a black and gray screen with the options of start windows normally,safe mode, stuff like that. I have tried all 4 choices but when i choose one of them it goes to a black screen and stays thier. I have no installation/recovery disks for my computer. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I really don't want to lose my documents on my computer

I have made a video of my problem! Just follow this link please.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wvr9B5seVnA

A:Boot Problem After Dumb Accident

Could you take a picture of your screen and post it? Use a camera and post it using the instructions below.
How to Post a Screenshot in Seven Forums - Windows 7 Forums

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Tonight I was fiddling with the Desktop Icon Settings, and happened to hit "Restore Default" on the Computer and UserDocs folders. Though i was expecting nothing to happen (since they were already on their default icons) it switched them with some ugly, generic icons. I tried changing them back, but couldn't find the original icons in system32. Are they in there somewhere, or am i looking in the wrong place?

A:Weird Desktop Icon Accident

Nevermind, found them. System32/imageres.dll

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