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deleted Enviroment variable paths, please help.

Q: deleted Enviroment variable paths, please help.

Hi, I was doing a clean-up and accidentally deleted all the environment variable paths. Can someone please give me a step-by-step instruction on how I can fix this issue without having to restore or enter them 1-by-1. thankyou

A: deleted Enviroment variable paths, please help.

You could try the previous restore point prior to the deletion.

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I have to set an environment variable for a program.
Could someone tell me what this is and what is PATH and how to set it?


A:HELP!! how to set enviroment variable? how to set path?

First ... Path is the list of folders that Windows will search, in addition to the current folder, when a command is entered in the console (command prompt).

To see the other environment variables, Right-Click on My Computer, select Properties, click the Advanced tab, and you'll see a button at the bottom called "Environment Variables".

Be very careful! A misstep here can cause trouble.

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I mistakenly deleted the contents of a user's account folder and was unable to replace the sub-folders manually or by pasting empty ones from another account. If I try to use the account to save files, I just get an error message saying that the folder xxx or file path doesn't exist, depending on where I am trying to save them. This is not just a long filename error and I am afraid that I have caused problems for the user that would affect any Windows 8 account he opens in future, because of Microsoft syncing. What do you suggest?

A:How to reset a user's deleted sub-folders/file paths?

Do you mean you've deleted the entire user folder in the root of C:\Users?

If so, just forget about it, unless you need to restore actual data. Simply create a new user after deleting the old one:

net user /delete DeletedUserNameHere

You can see the list of user names with

net user

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I bought a Windows 8 laptop, ASUS Q500A, and reformatted it with Windows 7.
I went into the BIOS and used "Restore Defaults" and now all Boot Option Priorities are deleted.

Each time I boot the laptop, it automatically goes to BIOS (or UEFI).

I tried inserting the Windows 7 disc so I can access Startup Repair or Command Prompt but it freezes before it could get anywhere even when I tried it with an external CD/DVD drive.

I cannot get the laptop to boot to the hard drive or CD drive at all,
please tell me how I can reset the boot option priorities so it will be boot to the hard drive again.

Thank you.

A:Boot priorities and paths deleted after BIOS reset to default.

A Win8 PC needs Secure Boot turned off to Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7.

If this fails or you'd prefer it you can Bypass UEFI to Install WIn7

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I am also facing a similiar issue, like given in the thread - Cannot delete shortcut file

I cant deleted some invalid paths and shortcuts in the system....
Here when I open any application and try to insert or open a file for that application, I am facing the problem.

For Example,
In VLC Player, I click on Media --> Open File

This gives you the Box to select the file you want and in the bottom of that small window in the " File name " box, you will be having a drop down box to select the file.
Here all the deleted files are listed with the file name and path, which was deleted months ago...
When you select the file it says, "Path does not exist, try again"
So, I think all the invalid shortcuts are stored some where in the system, which displays there.
So we need to deleted that particular cache.
I found out that there is something called " Indexed Cache " in Vista, which saves all the shortcuts as the files are stored.
I need to find out how to delete the file shortcuts from that location.
Please help.

Similiar issue is there in Outlook 2007, when I compose a new message and insert file.
It gives the drop down box like the above issue with all the deleted files path.

I tried rebuilding the Indexing Options as advised before.
It didnt work.
I performed all the basic steps, like deleting cookies,temp files from system,ran chkdsk,disk cleanup, and also used some popular and unpopular cleaning software and nothing worked.

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A:Unable to delete invalid shortcuts and paths of deleted files.

You are talking about most reciently used files.
This can be deleted in the disk cleanup.
Hope this helps.

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I deleted my system variable accidentally pls help

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I accidentally removed all the stuff in the Path variable in Environment Variables. Is there any way on how I could get it back?

A:Path Environment Variable Deleted

Hello Clim, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Here's what I have for Path.

%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Shared

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Not sure if this is the right forum, I don't see any forum for troubleshooting.

I was trying to edit my PATH environment variable and accidentally deleted it. Is there any way to recover it? If not, is there anyone out there who can tell me what the default path variable should be? I'm afraid to turn off my computer without fixing this as I'm not sure if it will be able to boot up again.

A:accidentally deleted PATH variable

%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShel l\v1.0\

Maybe this helps you?


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If someone was to copy the variables and I just re-added them myself would that work or would I have to do a system restore?

If they can be simply added by me could someone copy them here?

Thanks for any help

A:Deleted Path variable on system environment, any help?

Hi there!

System Restore would be a good idea. I have post them but which one you altered?

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I guess this may be a tiny bit off the subject here, but I am attempting this in windows 7.

I have a program file manager tool called 'Directory Opus' that is capable of calling windows external programs and passing them the current directory the file manager is sitting on.

So far so good.

Now I want to call a cygwin (linux/unix emulator for windows) terminal with that file manager.

Checking properties on the cygwin Icon I got the path: C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico -

So it is a path to a command and an argument to that command.

Actually I guess it is 2 arguments to a command since I think '-' in that position means to feed anything on STDIN to the command. At least that would be true in unix shell programming.

So using the Directory opus setup I pass this call:
[email protected]:C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico - <and here add {s}>'

So the call ends up:
[email protected]:C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico - {s}'

That call does just what it is supposed to. It passed the current file absolute address however cygwin terminal does not understand the windows path notation. If I were passing it: C:\subdir\blah\ It would just say 'No such file' Cygwin terminal wants to see /cygdrive/c/subdir/blah Or at least I think that is what is happing.

So to cut to the chase.... I'd like to put a little wrapper to Cygwin terminal in there with the code necessary to convert 'C:\subdir\blah\' to '/cygdrive/c/subdir/blah/'

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A:Dos paths and unix paths conversion

I would ask on specifically this forum:
General Software Discussion -

The reason is I know there are a bunch of DO aficionados, who also use Linux, on that forum. I've never tried DO myself. I have played around with CygWin. But it's been a few years.

If the site wants a donation to sign up just explain to Mouser why you want to post etc.. I think he'll be sympathetic.

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Is there any known reason a user of workbook would get the error code 91, but someone else does not?
I cannot really debug the code since I am not getting the error and it's not practical for me to be at the users' machine, nor for me tell them which step to take to help me debug it.

A:Solved: Excel VBA error code 91: Object variable or with block variable not set

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I recorded a macro and run the same code below which works.
So, I saved it as an xla add-in and ran the same code. It creates the pivot table
but I get the error below when it is about to fill the data for the row

Run-time Error '91':Object Variable or With block variable not set

This error on the procedure Sub Test() below occurs at line ActiveWorkbook.PivotTableWizard.
Any suggestion on how to fix this error?

Sub Test()

ActiveWorkbook.PivotCaches.Add(SourceType:=xlDatabase, SourceData:= _
"print_logs!R3C1:R6C40").CreatePivotTable TableDestination:="", TableName:= _
"PivotTable1", DefaultVersion:=xlPivotTableVersion10

********* Error Message shows when executing line below

ActiveWorkbook.PivotTableWizard TableDestination:=ActiveSheet.Cells(3, 1)
ActiveSheet.Cells(3, 1).Select
ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").AddFields RowFields:="Comment", _
ColumnFields:="Paper Size"
ActiveSheet.PivotTables("PivotTable1").PivotFields("Total Pages").Orientation _
= xlDataField
End Sub

A:Solved: Run-time Error '91':Object Variable or With block variable not set When Runin

change ActiveSheet to ActiveWorkbook.ActiveSheet

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Hi All,

Excel VBA
Error : Run Time Error 91 - Object variable or With block variable not set

I have a userform with some textboxes and Command Buttons. When I add
the record, I receive an error message. The Code I wrote on Command Button to save the data into worksheet is as follow:
Private Sub cmdAddScore_Click()

Dim LastRow As Object
Dim LastRow1 As Object
Dim ws As Worksheet
Dim ws1 As Worksheet
Dim RESPONSE As Double

Set ws = Worksheets("Matches")
Set ws1 = Worksheets("Schedule")
Set LastRow = ws.Range("A65536").End(xlUp)
Set LastRow1 = ws1.Range("H65536").End(xlUp)

RESPONSE = MsgBox("Do you want to save this record?", vbYesNoCancel)

If RESPONSE = vbYes Then

LastRow.Offset(1, 0).Value = txtMatchNumber.Text 'Column A
LastRow.Offset(1, 1).Value = Format(txtMatchDate.Text, "dd.mmm.yy") 'Column B
LastRow.Offset(1, 2).Value = Format(txtMaxOvers.Value, "00.0") 'Column C

If optBattingFirst.Value = True And txtTeam1Name.Top = 150 Then
LastRow.Offset(1, 3).Value = "BF" 'Column D
ElseIf optBattingFirst.Value = False And txtTeam1Name.Top = 180 Then
LastRow.Offset(1, 9).Value = "BS" 'Column J
End If

If txtTeam1Runs.Top = 150 Then
LastRow.Offset(1, 4).Value = txtTeam1Name.Text 'Column E
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A:Solved: Run Time Error 91 - Object variable or With block variable not set

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Ive recently installed a new font (Bengali) named BanglaWord in my machine and was writing happily using it. But suddenly yesterday when I tried to open a file consisting 18 pages, it started showing error [Run-time error 91: Object variable or with block variable not set] and then [Error in text filter: Unknown format (1-1d01)]. And while I tried to open the file by first opening the word application and from there by selecting the file in my desktop, it is showing [Run-time error 5: Invalid procedure call or argument].
Please help me fix the issue and recover the file. Its very important to me. Ive already written the first 18 pages of my first novel.
Thanks in advance.

A:Run-time error ‘91’: Object variable or with block variable not set

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In Excel 2003 I have a Sub that updates the Access database where the data is stored that keeps returning Error 91 Object Variable or With block Variable Not Set. I have been over and over my code and I cant find where it is happening. When I run it I'm not catching anything, it doesn't offer for me to debug it and no rows are highlighted. I can't even step into it to debug it. The code is:

Sub UpdateDataInDB(pRow As Integer)
'Purpose: Updates the database with changes made in spreadsheet.
'Parameter: pRow is the row with new data to be added.

On Error GoTo ErrHandler

' Turn off screen updates
Application.ScreenUpdating = False

' Variables for connecting to Database.
Dim cnt As ADODB.Connection
Dim ocmd As ADODB.Command
Dim rst1 As ADODB.Recordset
' Variables for data
Dim stDB As String, stSQL As String
Dim stConn As String
Dim wbBook As Workbook
Dim wsSheet1 As Worksheet
' Variables to hold data for Update
Dim iID As Integer
Dim sClient As String
Dim sClientName As String
Dim sCSECase As String
Dim sDateOfVisit As String
Dim sTimeOfArrival As String
Dim sCountyCode As String
Dim sRevSpecialist As String
Dim sProcess As String
Dim sReasonEstablishment As String
Dim sReasonCompliance As String
Dim sAssistingRevSpecialist As String
Dim sTimeIn As String
Dim sTimeOut As String
Dim iNumberOfCases As Integer
Dim sDocumentType As String
Dim sOtherComments As String
Dim sOutcome As String

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A:Error 91 Object Variable or With Block Variable Not Set

Can you post your sample workbook with the code attached? When I copy and paste the code from your last post into a brand new workbook I do not get any errors and I am able to step through it without any issues.


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I am getting the following error when I load the page shown below:
Object variable or With block variable not set.
Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.NullReferenceException: Object variable or With block variable not set.

Source Error:

Line 215: Response.Write ("<option selected value=""" & MonthCheck(MonthCount) & """>" & MonthCount & "</option>" & vbCrLf)
Line 216:Else
Line 217: Response.Write ("<option value=""" & MonthCheck(MonthCount) & """>" & MonthCount & "</option>" & vbCrLf)
Line 218:End If
Line 219:
I'm stuck, I'm thinking it must be something to do with the Function, MonthCheck, but I'm not making much of it. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data.SqlClient" %>
<%@ Page Language="vb" AutoEventWireup="false" Codebehind="person_edit.aspx.vb" Explicit="True" Inherits="Contractors.person_edit" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "">
<html lang="e... Read more

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dears i relly need to know how to set the path of any folder in the enviroment variabls to acces that folder directly through the run window???
we just type local settings, or temp, prefetch in the run window, and it opens directly..
plz if any budy plz help in detail...
i want to set the path of any folder thes files are seted...

A:Plz Help Me About Enviroment Veriable

Right click My Computer and choose properties. Under the advanced tab there should be a button for environment variables.
The top section is user variables. It's for currently logged on user only.
Bottom section is for global variables and apply to all users.

Just give a name to the path you want to access.
For example in user variables:
variable name: MYPIC
variable value: C:\Documents and Settings\youruserid\My Pictures
then to access it from run in the start menu you'd type

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Hello all,
Currently I am trying to set up the RHIDE environment that comes with C++ without fear.
I have completed all the steps except the two environment variables I have to set up.

I am pretty sure I have set up one correctly however I believe that 2. is causing the problem. My PATH variable reads:
C:\DJGPP\BIN;%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTSystem\

Could someone please dissect this for me.

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We've recently added a 2nd ATA-GW which is dedicated to receiving mirrored authentication traffic from 2 VM DC's. These 2 DC's are not new additions to the monitored Domain but were long delayed in having their traffic added to ATA as they needed their
own GW. My question is now that the new DC's and their own GW have been added, I don't see any reference to their discovery in the ATA Timeline; is there any way to restart the environment discovery proceess in ATA now that all 3 DC's are sending their traffic?

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Dear friends,
I have 2 issues which I wish to solve:
1) I cannot use the recovery options in Windows 8.1  because it says 'Could not find recovery environment'. I searched on the internet and tried some options to solve this problem but to no avail.
2) I think the first issue is related with the second issue.  I have deleted some recovery partitions by mistake.  This might be the reason why I can't use the recovery options when I go to 'Change PC Settings'.
If I manually format my pc through the bios by using the factory image, do you think I will be able to solve both issues?  If not, is there anything which I can do to solve these issues?
Thanks for your help in advance.

A:Could not find the recovery enviroment.

If you have made Recovery Media in advance using Dell Backup and Recovery you will be able to boot from it via the UEFI BIOS and recreate all the factory partitions.
If not then you are best to clean install Windows 10 TH2. Your Windows 8.1 OEM product key will automatically be input from the UEFI BIOS with Windows 10 TH2 installation media.

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I recently installed Java SDK for a java class I am taking. In order for me to use the javac commands at dos prompt I had to type this in the command prompt

path = C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_07\bin\
set classpath=.
this command was taking from a forum at Sun.

This allowed me to compile and execute my .java files. But, in turn , now I can't use commands like "telnet" "diskpart" or any other dos commands. Does anyone know how to correctly fix this and to still keep my class path variables for java intact?

A:Setting Enviroment Variables

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I am having this problem in the image:

even if in the path displayed is correct and exists. I tryed anyway to change this variable and the files in `C:\\Program Files\Java\apache-maven-2.2.1` or `C:\\Program Files\Java\apache-maven-2.2.1\bin` or `C:\\Program Files\apache-maven-2.2.1\bin` as I read in different forums.

My enviroment variables are set up as follow:

Path=%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowe rShell\v1.0\; %ROO_HOME%\bin; %M2_HOME%\bin;

M2_HOME=C:\Program Files\apache-maven-2.2.1

JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_18


Must I do something extra?

Thanks in advance

A:Enviroment variables problem

Open a Command Prompt, type set and press Enter. Paste the results here please.

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Dear friends,
I have 2 issues which I wish to solve:
1) I cannot use the recovery options in Windows 8.1  because it says 'Could not find recovery environment'. I searched on the internet and tried some options to solve this problem but to no avail.
2) I think the first issue is related with the second issue.  I have deleted some recovery partitions by mistake.  This might be the reason why I can't use the recovery options when I go to 'Change PC Settings'.
If I manually format my pc through the bios by using the factory image, do you think I will be able to solve both issues?  If not, is there anything which I can do to solve these issues?
Thanks for your help in advance.

A:Could not find the recovery enviroment.

If you formatted the hard drive the restore partition is not longer available. You can click the link below and try the commands listed in the article to try and resolve the issue. If this does not work you will need to manually reinstall Windows.
Repair Your Computer in Windows 8/8.1
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-Jesse L and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your Dell Order number.You would click my name in blue, then on the next page in the upper right corner, click the words "send private message"

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This topic/question really confuses me....

When I type in %temp% in the Windows Exlorer Address Bar it opens up firefox and takes me to this page !! I didn't ask for software I just want to goto %temp% [which shuold mean c:\windows\temp].

I don't get it!!


A:Enviroment Varibles Question!!

Are you running a modifed theme?
perhaps its a command line error of the theme if you are.

What happens if you type %temp% or %systemroot%/temp in the run box?

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Dear friends,

I cannot use the recover options in Windows 8.1 because it says 'Could not find recovery environment'. My computer is a DELL XPS 8500.

I think this issue is related to another issue. My computer has 2 hard drives: SSD 256 Hard Drive on which my factory image (Windows 8.1) is installed and a 2 TB Hard Drive. Last week I was attempting to do a dual boot on my computer by installing Windows 7 on my 2TB Hard Drive. Something went wrong and both hard drives changed their numbers. The 2TB Hard Drive became Disk No. 0 while the SSD256 Hard Drive became Disk No. 1. I formatted the 2TB Hard Drive and now I have only Windows 8.1 installed on the SSD 256 Hard Drive which is Disk 1 instead of Disk 0

I took a screenshot of my disk management to better understand what I am saying.

I think this issue is related with one or more of these options:
a) diskpart b) recovery partition or c) windows os is installed on disk 1 instead of disk 2.

What can I do to solve this issue?

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I tried to use a software Lexst-SEA, but the manual insist to install JAVA Development Kit first. I am not a computer guy, and can't understand JAVA. it's a product here of SUN , and the software I want is only here
My question is: Will Java make the application slower ?

A:runing java enviroment

I am not familiar with that program itself. However, if the program is asking for Java than it probably needs it to run. I would doubt very much that it would slow down the application. If the application now is running fine id not worry about the Java. In general though Java is not a bad thing

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My family all use this system. (Windows XPHome)We have three user accounts, all in administrator. Mine (Pat), Tracy and Dominic.When "Tracy" or "Dominic" log in they receive this User Enviroment message:"Windows can not load the users profile but has logged you on with the default profile for the system. The system has attempted to load or restore a file into the registry but the specified file is not in a registry file format"There is a timer that counts down 30 seconds and the message goes away or you can click "OK" and it closes.There doesn't seem to be any problem with their accounts other then this message.This has been happening since we first set up our user accounts TWO YEARS ago. They've just been clicking the box closed when they log on. BTW, my user account log on works as it should. It's just the other two.I would really love to get rid of this message. (not as much as Tracy or Dominic would.) Any takers?repoman

A:"user Enviroment" Message During Log On

Hi repoman,

It sounds like those user profiles are corrupt. Back up all files the other two users have and then delete the accounts. Then recreate the accounts as you like and try it again. Definately worth a shot...

I looked on the Microsoft Knowledge Base and they showed Service pack 2 was supposed to fix that issue. If you haven't upgraded to SP2, and want to, I would make sure your system is as clean from viruses, and adware/malware/spyware as possible. Always good to be up to date anyways...

Good luck,


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After changing my graphic card when I try to activate my dos applications (e.x. an old Turbo Pascal) in large full screen window I have to deal with the next error message: NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal blah blah Cs : 028e IP: 9882 op:ff ff 00 00 00 and I have to close the application. The problem doesn't appear when Pascal is running in the automated small window.
Any ideas?

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I had a bug/virus in my system a couple of months or so ago and it's taken me weeks to sort it out. One of the main probs I'm having at the moment is installing Java runtime and I'm hoping someone here will be able to stop my head from hurting!..

The last one I had installed was JRE 1.5 06 and since loosing it I have been unable to install any of the JRE's.. I gotten 1722. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package.. and have followed instructions to download and install manually. This didn't work either, I have uninstalled and re installed via browser, ( I'm currently using Firefox 2.0 ) and offline, tried Jre.. 1.5 06.... 09 ... 10 .. even earlier ones like JRE 1.4 but still I cannot get one to fully install without the 1722 error or this one:
I've also tried custom installing and putting it into a different folder instead of the default and now I am at a loss what to try next... any ideas why I'm having this prob?

A:Probs installing Java Sun Enviroment ...

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User Environment-Windows cannot log into the users profile but has logged you on with the default profile for the system.Detail=incorrect functionHi my name is Ray, first time posting ever! Anyways been having a problem trying to get rid of this message everytime i log in to windows.I get that message everytime i log into my user account(admin). Im running windows xp sp3. I recently made changes to my user permissions as i was trying to access one of my user account folders. Prior to that i was running software to help clean up left over junk files that didnt get uninstalled with there programs. Also ran software to help optimize my system ( which i had a feeling would get me in trouble) prior i set a restore point just in case i did something i wasnt suppose to. Upon rebooting after all that is when I started getting the message, once logged in thou i noticed my antivirus software was disabled(avast). Also noticed couldnt run any programs and most services were disabled. I ran chkdsk /r from windows recovery and seemed to get everything back to normal as far as being able to run software and all services were running as they should. At that point i restored all changes i made with software and then proceeded to restore system with restore point. When i rebooted the user environment message still appeared but also noticed windows log in also saying loading user information after inputing my passcode to log in. I was thinking about creating a new user account just to see ... Read more

A:login message- User Enviroment-

Try creating a new profile as mentioned here: Windows XP Profile problem

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I've been looking on the worlds greatest text book and am unable to find a solution. I'm using a retail version of Windows 8 Pro and am creating my on refresh images. I can perform a refresh just fine through the PC settings however after bit locker encryption I cannot use the refresh feature; in setting bit locker, it says "You will no longer be able to use Windows Recovery Environment unless it is manually enabled and moved to the system drive".

The Problem: I cannot find on the internet how to manually enable or move a Windows Recovery Environment so that I can use the refresh feature with bit locker encryption.

When I was using the manufacture upgraded OEM I was able to use the refresh feature with bit locker encryption, but not the retail version. I don't want to use a USB thumb-drive to house the recovery environment, I just want it on the hard-drive.

I found the convenience of using the refresh feature over image backup is that it wouldn't format the drive to restore the image, thus loosing the encryption. the refresh feature maintains encryption.

your help would be greatly appreciated.

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Suggestions on a Good Router, just looking for any general advice from experience!

Will have following devices on the relevant network.

1 Windows 2008 SRV
1 Web Server PC for Demo Sites
1 FTP Server PC
11 Desktops PC'S Wired (running XP Pro SP3 or Win7 Pro) using internet for an array of different reasons
1 Wireless Laptop
Several wireless Smart Phones.

Things I would like the router to have:

Gigabyte connection ports
MAC address filtering for wireless
NAT\Firewall settings to only allow certain static Public IP'S

If you need any more info then please ask...

Thanks, David

A:Suggestions on a good router for following enviroment

I would suggest getting a wireless-n router such as a Cisco/Linksys for less thab <$100 and a gigabit switch.. Most router/switch combinations do not have that many ports.

16 port Switch:
24 port Switch:

On this router (much like any linksys) you can open up certain ports and direct them to certain static ip's
So you can for example direct all traffic on port 80 (http) to 192.168.1.X (or whatever)

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Turned on computer it went to xp screen then it started checking file system on c (where everything is stored) said for file ntfs all 3 passed. Then it went to the welcome screen after about 4 minutes a window poped up saying user enviroment. In that box it said windows cant load the locally stored profile, possible cause insufficient security rights or a corrupt local profile.If problem consist contact your network administrator. Error report cant find inpage set up or layout. That goes away then another user enviroment window pops up saying We cant find local profile and is logging you on temporary profile changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off. Im the only user of it. When it loaded on temporary profile i did ctrl, alt, delete, for windows task manager it shows me on under users under shut down i can switch users. I tried that, it goes to user screen, then i clicked on my profile it sent me back to temporary profile. My computer had windows 98 i didnt like it so this friend of mine took it from 128 mb added another 128 mb (ram) its at capacity. He put a 15 gig hard drive changed the cd drive to a lite on cd drive because the original was not reading disk half the time. He put xp professional its been working fine for a year. My sister gave it to me a about two years ago shes had it since about 98 its an old but hp pavilion 4450. sorry about bad spelling.

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have a asus 8800gtx ultra card need to flash my bios but cant find 64 bit tool or instructions any help would be appreciated --Don

A:im looking yto flash my video card in Vista 64 enviroment

64bit tool?

you flash the card using a flash utility that you use from a bootable device - IOW, ***not from inside windows****

Read How To Overclock Your Graphics Card : Introduction - Tom's Hardware

I know it is about overclocking, but when you get to Page 5, you'll see that you need a bootable media (floppy or UFD) in order to perform the update.

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i'm trying to copy an old local profile on my vista pc to my new domain's account created on a DC running windows 2003.

i'm following the normal procedure that we use to copy profiles under XP enviroment and everything seems to work fine but i noticed that it does not copy the whole profile or settings form my local user.

does anyone has any idea how to make this work correctly? maybe some security restrictions of vista doesn't allow it to copy the whole content of computer>users>% %?
user is already administrator so i don't see a logical explanation on this behavior

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Hope you all are well. This is my first post here on TSG. I am amazed at the qualiity of posts here in this forum.

I reside in Pakistan and am a part of a RAPIDLY growing telecom industry. The sectors flourishing progress in Pakistan is not only exemplary but new research and techniques are also being introduced with every passing day.

How can I keep up with the everyday changing enviroment? Can someone refer me some e-magazine, website or any other source containing information, articles and information on market research, about the progress and working of different organisations and upcoming technologies.

A:Solved: How can I keep up with the everyday changing telecom enviroment?

theres a lot of different ways to keep upto date with this - I'm sorry I dont know of publications for you country which may be more relevant


Computer weekly

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Hi all

I have a program that needs JRE to run. I've installed the last version of JRE both 32 & 64bit (1.8.0_102) on my Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64bit but when I try to run the program, would get the following:
"This application requires a Java Runtime Enviroment 1.8.0_60 or higher 1.8.0_60"

Any help would be much appreciated.

A:This application requires a Java Runtime Enviroment error

I would check the environment variables to ensure that the PATH variable does not contain a pointer to an earlier version of the JRE. Make sure the PATH only has the folder for the currently installed version listed.

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Hi all

I have a program that needs JRE to run. I've installed the last version of JRE both 32 & 64bit (1.8.0_102) on my Windows 8.1 Enterprise 64bit but when I try to run the program, would get the following:
"This application requires a Java Runtime Enviroment 1.8.0_60 or higher 1.8.0_60"

Any help would be much appreciated.

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I am installing some new PC's running Windows 7 pro 64bit. I will be needing to transfer some PCs that are currently in a domain and save everything to the server. Has any one ever used the easy transfer wizard to do this before. I would really appreciate your input. By reading some google searchs it seems what I need to do first is make all old PC's administrator accounts and then create the same user in the same domain as the old user on the new PC. I should be able then to use easy transfer wizard to do its thing over the network. Anyone ever done this before? I would appreciate if you have to please list me down the steps you took to make it work.

Thanks for your help!

A:Windows 7 easy transfer wizard in a domain enviroment

I haven't used Easy Transfer on domains, but I have generally had poor experiences with it. I didn't find it to be reliable.

Your mileage may vary.

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Hey, When Trying To Uninstall Football Manager 2007 Error Message No Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Was Found On This System. As Far As I kNOW I Have A JRE Please Please Help!!!
Thanx Frankie

A:Error Message No Java Runtime Enviroment Was Found On This System

You can check to see if you have the latest version.

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Hello there,
I am a Systems Engineer trying to find a fix for the 1068 error: the dependency service or group failed to start

I have looked at all the forums and previous posts with people having similar issues but none of the fixes have worked.
Resetting the TCP/IP stack has not fixed this issue & neither has system restore.

My issue has happened on 3 machines and the only connection I can find is when you connect Windows 7 Professional to a Widows 2003 Domain.

There seems to be little documentation on weather you need to upgrade the domain controllers from 2003 to 2008 before attempting to add Windows 7 into the domain.

The corruption seems to start once the machine is on the domain and Windows attempts to install any program or run windows updates which is becoming very frustrating.

I have created multiple hard drive clones so i can revert back to a working state to aid me when trying to work around this.

With these Issues outstanding I can not think about upgrading the network from XP & 2003 until these issues are fixed.

Can someone else let me know if they have had a similar problem when trying to upgrade there environment to Windows 7 and server 2008


Anton James

A:Error 1068: the dependency service or group failed to start. - Buisness Enviroment

Hi Anton,
Did Windows 7 joined the domain? Have you narrowed down which service failed with error 1068? The error code indicates one service's dependency service or system component
fails to start.
I suggest checking the following services first.
Check service
1. Click Start, type Services.msc in Start Search bar, and then press Enter.

2. In the right pane, double-click Microsoft Network Inspection.
3. In the Startup type list, click Automatic, click Apply, click Start, and then click OK.

4. Also check the following services.
Function Discovery Resource Publication
Desktop Window Manager Session Manager
Network Connections
Network List Service
Network Location Awareness
Network Store Interface Service
If you find any service cannot be started with the error, please let me know the service name and error exactly.
In addition, since the issue is related to Server. I also suggest confirming the issue with Server side.
Win Server Forum
Best Regards,
NikiPlease remember to click "Mark as Answer" on the post that helps you, and to click "Unmark as Answer" if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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Q: Paths


Sounds like your PATHS are wrong ?

This is always fun.

You need to ?locate? the nmake.exe and ensure that the path to this file eg, c:\myfiles\nmake.exe is listed in PATH

This is something someone told me i needed to do to finish compiling a program (anope IRC services)

Frankly I'm rather new to all of this and have no clue exactlly what to do

Any help would be greatly appreciated


This page has the full instructions for building Anope for Windows

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Im new to windows 10, i upgraded from windows 7. I am beyong annoyed with the File looking for is here, there, in that folder and dont forget the folder under it lol. I sync my phone to pc for Dropbox, Files starts to sync and im seeing the same file syncing over and over like 4 times, along with the annoying windows sounds each time. I look to see where they are going and one goes to a folder
Same file here
This PC-Windows C-users Branscum-dropbox

same file went here
and here
C-users-craig and lisa-Dropbox

i could go on but im confusing my self even more...Please i dont need all them access points for the same file ...Could some one explain this to me

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there two windows xp professionals installe dmy pc .
How can I delete the second?

A:Boot Paths

Go to Start/Run and type msconfig go to the Boot.ini tab click Check All Boot Paths

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Applications won't run because the paths can't be found but the files and folders all exist

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I recently had to get rid of of my slave harddrive, and therefore had to reinstall a few programs:

A problem occurs when i try to setup software using setup files that worked perfectly before:

---- 1607:Unable to install InstallShield Scripting Runtime.

I check this out on net. Download the required isscript.msi, which should automatically install the required installshield again. But then i get it automatically pointing towards my old hd

---- Error 1327. Invalid Drive: G:\

Can someone please help me understand whats wrong and how to find a solution?



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I am using Parallels running Windows XP.
I try opening the run.bat file from there but it appears and disappears in a second. I managed to click it like crazy and see what it says. "UNC paths are not supported." I also opened CMD and dragged the run.bat file over into it. This is that I got...

Any help would be much appreciated.

A:UNC paths are not supported

I've posted this on 10 sites and all I got are witty remarks. People are just dumb these days....

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I was just wondering if there were a way to change the default cookie path in XP to another location; for example, my RamDrive...Thanks for any help! peace,

A:XP Cookies and Paths

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I did not know which forum to post in for my problem. Sorry if this is the wrong one.

I recently tried to relocate my data folders and something went wrong. When I was done I had dble folders. This is a picture of the results.
Attachment 171583

I moved them back to it's original place. I want to be able to move them a separate partician. I know that the problem has something to do with paths being incorrect.

When I click on the start menu and on my username icon it opens up my real user folders and not Libraries. I wonder if this is a clue. I have returned the start menu customizations to default and it still opens my user folders. Can someone help me figure this out?


A:Need to fix folder Paths.

Hi ariel5345

Have a look at this - Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries The second set of .reg files will reset your start menu open locations.

This should help put your user folders back to their default location - User Folders - Restore Default Location

Follow this excellent tutorial to help move your user folders successfully - User Folders - Change Default Location

Post back with any questions


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Is it possib to delete the shared document and libraries from my Seven ? Or will windows keep generating new ones at each boot ? Can I stop windows from doing this ? or have i have to live with this ?


Packard Bell Imedia
4 gb ram



A:Paths , Librabries ?

You need to remember that library's only point to the actual file somewhere on the network or on your own machine in the "user" files. If you need to delate something from the library you should delate the file from the actual source "my pictures" My documents" "my music".

But there is a way to make it work like you want.

Just go into Windows Media Player, choose the "organize" tab then "options" then choose the Library tab and set it to "delate files from the computer when delated from the Library. Although I believe that only works if you are delating files from Library of the machine that contains the source files.

That should allow for delating from the Library, but only from the machine that the files reside on, I don't believe it will work accross the network. It think it still works best if you delate from the file source instead of the Library.

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I am trying to show a friend how to use a used computer he purchased recently. I have done some exploring in his files and folders. My experience is limited to XP only; so some things look different to me. I found this path: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\services.exe which seems odd. Is a temp folder where Vista would place services.exe, or does this indicate a problem?

Thanks for your replies,

A:vista paths

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Looking for a way to add a single file to an existing .ZIP file, but need to specify the path within the existing file structure.

Example - I ZIP a directory and it's subs with all of their files. It has about 6 different subs and each of them have up to 10 subs of their own.

I need to add 1 single file and tell it that the path I want it to go to is:

BUT - the file is not coming from the same directory on the system being used to create the ZIP.

Please help.


A:WinZip paths

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I'm trying to enter a registry value. However, the place to enter it is dimmed:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\

When I right click App Paths "New" appears and should allow me to left click on "Key". However, "Key" is dimmed so I cannot select it.

I am the admin and logged in as such. I have XP Pro SP3 installed.

How do I make "Key" available?


A:How to make xp app paths key available

Sounds like a permissions issue of some kind.

Right click App Paths then click Permissions
Administrators and System should have Full Control and Read access, Power Users should have Read and Special, and Users should have Read access. Creator Owner should have Special. These should all be greyed out, meaning they are inherited.

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I'm writing a batch file which calls a 32 bit .exe program. I want it to be compatible with the different Windows operating systems. The problem is that the path to "Program Files" is different depending which OS is being used. For instance:

I know the paths for these OS' since I use them:
- WinXP 32 bit: C:\Program Files\
- Vista 64 bit: C:\Program Files (x86)\

Could some kind souls please tell me what the 32bit paths are for:
- WinXP 64 bit:
- Vista 32 bit:

And for Windows 7 also would be nice:
- Win7 32 bit:
- Win7 64 bit:


A:Need help with paths in XP and Vista.

Environment variable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Look down in the section called "system path variable" for %ProgramFiles%.

Some other good stuff on that page as well.


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Hello, I know (am pretty sure >.<) that there is a way to do this.

I am trying to set a file path for a folder, but I need the folder to go to the current username, instead of my username. For example..

C:\Users\Matt\Documents\ - Is my current path

I want it to be C:\Users\*THEIR USER NAME*\Documents\

A:Help With File Paths

Hello Anyok,

You can use the path below for a universal profile path instead.

%USERPROFILE%\My Documents

Hope this helps,

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I am using Parallels running Windows XP.
I try opening the run.bat file from there but it appears and disappears in a second. I managed to click it like crazy and see what it says. "UNC paths are not supported." I also opened CMD and dragged the run.bat file over into it. This is that I got...

Any help would be much appreciated.

A:UNC paths are not supported

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On my main PC i am running Windows 7 Homepremium 64bit. My Pc is connected via ethernet cable to BT Homehub3.

I have another PC running Windows XP SP3 connected via WiFi and a laptop also Wndows XP and connected vis WiFi.

I have a Kodak C110 AiO printer connected to the home pc via USB cable.

I have tried to set up printing on the other PC and laptop and the Printer is shown in the network map, but cannot and all my efforts have now disrupted the network; viz I cannot access shared files on the Network.

On the Home PC the network is called Network 2.

I want it to be the Homegroup or Work Group but cannot seem to make this happen.

Any suggestions please?

A:How do I reset my network paths

If I take it you want to print on the main PC from the other two ? I have a similar situation and set it up giving the main PC a fixed IP and then when adding the printer to the other two I used the local port method i.e \\fixed IP address\printer share name, having initially shared the main printer - you will need to install the printer driver on the remote systems. My main PC is ethernet and all the others are wireless.

Hope this is of help.

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Hello! I recently upgraded my computer with an SSD for boot and main programs and use my 1TB HDD for general programs and media storage. The thing is I want it to by default install to my D:\ drive.

Now the only solution I see is editing the registry ProgramFilesDir - Which has some serious flaws. It will attempt to launch every program off of the D:\ drive even when it is stored on C:\ and about 9 out of 10 times, it still default installs to C:\.

Does anyone have a fix for this?

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I was wondering what would be a good career path to follow or combine with a mcse certification. Would it be better to go the cisco way and get the ccnp or with red hat and do the rhce? I am currently in South-Africa and been around to our local job sites but it seems that demand for both are low at the moment.

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How would I set up Windows 8 so that I can edit the `path` environment variable in a fixed pitch font such as `Console` or `Lucida Console`? I don't want to change the font for other parts of Windows - only where paths are displayed. It seems I've been doing this in a terribly inappropriate font for many years and my tired eyes aren't great for semicolons.

A:change the font for paths

Hi Broiyan,
In windows 7 it was so easy by going to control panel, but now is much harder(you`ll see what i mean):
As Far As i know go to regedit>>>>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>>>SOFTWARE>>>>Microsoft>>>>Windows NT>>>>Current Vision>>>>FontSubstitues>>>> thats all what i know now i need an MVP like brink to hep you with here.

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I can ping by name or IP address, but trying to connect via
\\name or \\ipaddress fails. IP v6 has been disabled on the adapter.  The error message is: 
\\share is not accessible.  You might not have permission to use this network resource.  Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.  A specified logon session does not exist. 
It may have already been terminated.

Thanks for helping!

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I can´t find a solution to this problem anywhere in the Net, so maybe you guys can help me. I just did a reinstall of windows 8.1 on my desktop using the option to keep all data AND program files. The process went on very well....BUT when I restarted some programs' exe files are not found by Windows when I try to open them (Ccleaner and Office 2010 are examples) Ccleaner I uninstalled and reinstalled but the message is the same " Windows cannot find [path], make sure you typed the name correctly and then try again...." Office 2010 I ran the repair option but the message came on again, so I reinstalled it and couldn´t open it because the message came on again. I think paths got messed up somehow because those files are certainly in my hard drive. Please can you help me out?

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ok this might sound stupid but, i have a wi-fi router that also has ports for wired connections.
my laptop is usually connected to the router through the wireless medium but if i connect the wire too then what path would the packets take?
the wired or
the wireless?

A:priority of routing paths

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I am using Oplisker program.

Oplisker (Open Source Play List Maker) |

How to create m3u file from mp3s in different folders on your computer ?

It seems to only create mp3 playlist only from mp3s in the same folder.

I was interested to create playlist from different folders with different paths
to save to one m3u file, not m3u file in each folder from the mp3s within that folder.

I know I can edit the file so it goes to different paths using notepad, but that would defeat the purpose of this program making it easier to save playlst from diferent mp3s in diffrent folders.


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after i run winaso registry cleaner/optimizer i get a messeage that i need to delte invalid files path

how do i do that ??????????

A:invalid file paths ???

Do yourself a favor, and if a registry cleaner offers to do something you don't understand, decline. It's far easier to clean the system to death than to actually fix something with a registry cleaner.

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A little background first.

I have a shortwave radio that is of a new type where a lot of the functions such as filters, etc. is done via software that resides on the PC.

The radio is mfg. by the WINRADIO company.
The model of the radio is a G31 DDC

After playing with the radio, it automatically Saves the frequencies that you have listened to, and puts them into Memory to be able to recall them later.
The file that it creates is called "User Memory"..

I seem to have the User Memory File in the right place, I think, but the "path" to get there seems to be different.

I have one path of:
Libraries/ Documents/ WINRADIO/ G31 DDC/ User Memory

And another path of:
C:/ Users/ Bob/ My Documents/ WINRADIO/ G31 DDC/ User Memory

They both seem to lead to the correct file of User Memory.

a. My main question: Is there really only one file of User Memory, but two different ways or paths to get to it ?

b. What's with Libraries; I've never set that up ? What are they ?

c. Notice that one path has My "Documents", and the other just "Documents".

If anyone could explain this for me, I would be most appreciative.

Much thanks,

A:Two Paths To The Same File Question ?

A Library doesn’t contain files, but provides a single aggregated view of multiple folders and their contents.

These links may help:

Libraries - Personal and Public User Folders

Windows 7 Libraries: Frequently Asked Questions

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I have Windows XP Pro, sp 2.

I've encountered paths like: C:\DOCUME~1\ROYON~1\LOCALS~1\Temp. Except the tilde is higher. I don't know how to follow paths when there like this. Can someone please tell me how to interpret this path?



A:How do you interpret paths like C:\DOCUME~1\...


This kind of path is contraction of the real folder or file names so that they are compatible with the old 8.3 DOS filename format. I don't know why it is necessary, but in (my) theory it works this way:
Long names are stripped of all spaces, even between words.
If the resulting string, without extension, is longer than 8 characters, the 6 leftmost characters are taken and an index appended, to distinguish between similar names.
So "ASDFGHJKLQWE" becomes "ASDFGH~1" while ASDFGHJKLRTZ" becomes "ASDFGH~2"

So the one you submitted translates to something like

C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temp
Where username is different for each user of the computer.

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Since a picture is worth 1000 words....

I can't figure out how to edit booloader paths.

I had the triple boot working- 7, vista, WUBI ubuntu. Then I installed Snow Leopard and tried to add it in via easyBCD.....and all hades broke loose.

Anybody know how to fix? And how to actually set OSX to boot from windows, since there's no drive letter?

A:Edit Bootloader Paths

Open an elevated command prompt in Windows 7

IMPORTANT: make a backup of your bcd file first. To do that, type:


bcdedit /export C:\SAVEDBCD

For Vista:


bcdedit /set {*insert here*} device partition=F:

* insert the Windows vista BCD ID, too small for me to read (take out the *'s)

ok, Vista should be working now, please test it to make sure

For Ubuntu: - optional; this will rename "nst Linux Loader" to "Wubi Ubuntu"


bcdedit /set {*insert here*} description "Wubi Ubuntu"

* insert the "nst Linux Loader" BCD ID, too small for me to read (take out the *'s)

It is getting late, so try those, which should get Vista back on its feet, also go to the elevated cmd and type "bcdedit" please post back the results right-click the cmd prompt and select "mark" then highlight every thing, then post the results. Please copy the results, so i will be able to copy and paste

Also, what is the "EFI snow leopard" partition for???

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We are stuck for the time being using Window Media Player to Rip/Burn/Sync music with. I've set the paths for the ripped music and library to go to a separate partition/drive, but each time the system is reset, WMP resets the paths back to c:\documents\ etc........
Should this be the way things work?
Thanks for your time,

A:WMP Rip and Library Paths Don't Stick

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Will the Windows Vista Upgrade path allow me to upgrade from 64 bit Home Premium to 32 bit Ultimate? I need to do this to use my legacy software without re-installing everything.

A:Vista upgrade paths

The last that I read, going from 32 to 64 required a CLEAN install. Based on that I would think that it would be the same for 64 to 32.

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Dear All,

One of my user is facing copy paths issue in window 7 enterprise . User get the following error.

Thanks & Regards,
Kashiram Sawant

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When I open 3ds max I get a number of error messages for example:
The fonts path D:\Program Files\W2KPrograms\Fonts does not exist. Use configure paths to set the locatioin to a path that does exist.
[These messages also include The Import Path D:\Program Files\W2KPrograms\Meshes, The export path D:\Program Files\W2KPrograms\Meshes, The Expressions Path D:\Program Files\W2KPrograms\Express, Previews Path D:\Program Files\W2KPrograms\Previews and Video Path D:\Program Files\W2KPrograms\Videos does not exist. Use configure paths to set the locatioin to a path that does exist.]
I would dearly love to do that but I don't know how???
Can anyone help me to find out how to 'configure a path?'
Many thanks.
J. Nabney

A:(Solved) How to configure paths?

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Hi guys.
I've just tried to use WinMX and found that it is showing the full paths as to where files are stored on the users' HDs.

Can I turn this off? It makes it really difficult to see the file you're looking for, with all this C:\My Documents\My Music\..... crap at the front.



A:[SOLVED] WinMX paths??


Go to the Search page. Then, look for a button that says:

Show Full Paths. Press that, and the paths should dissapear



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From this download link:
Unsupported Upgrade Scenarios

? Upgrades to Windows 7 from the following operating systems are not supported:
? Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP, Windows Vista? RTM, Windows Vista Starter, Windows 7 M3, Windows 7 Beta, Windows 7 RC, or Windows 7 IDS
? Windows NT? Server 4.0, Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server? 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Server 2008 R2
? Cross-architecture in-place upgrades (for example, x86 to x64) are not supported.
? Cross-language in-place upgrades (for example, en-us to de-de) are not supported.
? Cross-SKU upgrades (for example, Windows 7 N to Windows 7 K) are not supported.
? Upgrades from Windows Vista to Windows N, Windows K, Windows KN, or Windows E are not supported.
? Cross-build type in-place upgrades (for example, fre to chk) are not supported.
? Pre-release in-place upgrades across milestones (for example, Windows 7 RC to Windows 7 RTM) are not supported.

Supported Upgrade Scenarios

From Windows Vista (SP1, SP2)
Upgrade to Windows 7
Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate
Home Basic
Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate
Home Premium
Home Premium, Ultimate
... Read more

A:Win7 Upgrade paths

These are "in place" upgrades.
To upgrade from XP is also possible doing a clean install.

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Firstly, context: My student edition of Autodesk Maya was not working (something about the license being invalid or 'not found', and so when I searched for the error message online, a solution was to go into Environments and Paths, and replace/edit or add one for C:/Autodesk. It didn't work, and I ended up just uninstalling and reinstalling the program manually for it to work.
However, apparently I screwed around really badly in there, because now important things won't open, such as my MalwareBytes program. When I try, a window will popup and say this:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
The system could not find the environment option that was entered."
So, naturally, I try to find/open the Environments and Paths thing again, right? Nope. I can't open that either:
"Windows cannot find '%windir%\system32\SystemPropertiesAdvanced.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again."
Even though I typed 'Environment' in my search bar to find it.
Then recently, Origin tried to install an update on my laptop, but it couldn't find the ProgramFiles, and so there was an error in installation. As a result of this, Chrome is not opening up immediately when I click it. It waits about five-six minutes after I've clicked it. I think it's what caused it, because it didn't do it before yesterday, when I tried to install the update.
So basically: how can I fix this despite knowing little to nothing about computers? How can I go into the Environments with... Read more

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My documents are located in D:\Dropbox\MyOwnDocuments

I no longer use Dropbox; so I would like to move them all to D:\MyOwnDocuments

Problem is that I have many portable programs there, and also program files and program data for programs running from my C drive. Not to mention various other shortcuts to documents or folders in D:\Dropbox\MyOwnDocuments

Is there a quick way to check which programs / shortcuts need to be changed? Or (better) is there a way to change these paths automatically?

Thanks for any input.

A:How to change paths seamlessly?

Use subst cmd to fool things they are still in the same location Subst

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So I've been trying to use system file checker, and encountered a problem where it can't repair a file. I found this page detailing how to manually fix the problem:

Use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

I was fine until step 2, where it says

"For example, type takeown /f E:\windows\system32\extremely_simplified_example.dll"

The problem is, my CBS.log file says stuff like:

Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"
Unable to repair \SystemRoot\WinSXS\Manifests\\[l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"

and I don't know how to translate that into a path to use with the takeown command. I searched for that file using explorer and found a dozen different copies, so I'm not sure which one to replace.

Semi-related questions: Can I just replace them all? I'm planning on using a copy of the file from a similar system that works, is that ok?


A:Help understanding CBS.log file paths

Hello Southbound, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Those instructions there are fine, but just a bit vague. OPTION THREE in the tutorial below can help give you only the SFC results to help make it easier to go through.SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Next, the tutorial below can show you how to extract files from your installation disc to replace any listed files that SFC cannot repair.Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
Before doing anything, please post back and upload your sfcdetails.txt file to see what all may be wrong, and if it any file that cannot be repaired is worth worrying about.Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
To help interrupt what it says to know the path:Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"
Unable to repair \SystemRoot\WinSXS\Manifests\\[l:24{12}]"FWPKCLNT.SYS"
The first line says that SFC cannot repair the FWPKCLNT.SYS file.

The second line is the path of the file. "SystemRoot" is a variable "%SystemRoot%" that is actually just a shortcut for "C:\Windows". This leaves you with the file path as:C:\Windows\WinSXS\Manifests\FWPKCLNT.SYS
Doing a search on the C: drive for the listed FWPKCLNT.SYS file would help give you all of it's locations if needed as well.

Hope this helps for now,

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I use WinAso Registry Optimizer; when I run it my computer crashes when it gets to Invalid File Paths, but when I remove the invalid file paths flag, it completes the process just fine. I would like some advice on correcting invalid file paths...thanks.

A:Invalid File Paths

Don't use registry cleaners. If you continue to use them, chances are that crashes will be among the least of your problems. Those things are junk, do only harm, and you should be thankful you were even able to reboot. Performance is not improved by using them, they remove needed entries, and they create their own "errors" so that they can "fix" them, making worse errors in the process.

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There are still doubts about what the possible and legal upgrade paths are for Windows 7.

Below I tried to compile some information in a way which I hope will be helpful.

Thanks to my friend Kari for his valuable contribution
Any other additions or comments are much welcome

1) Upgrade: to move from Windows XP or Windows Vista to Windows 7
2) Custom or Clean Install: wipes the previous installation and install Windows 7 anew. Does not preserve user files
3) In-Place Upgrade: upgrades from specific versions of Vista to specific versions of Windows 7, preserving user files and programs.
4) Upgrade version: Windows 7 license for those who own a valid license of XP or Vista
5) Full retail version: Windows 7 license to install on any PC, independent of previous installations or ownership. Can be reinstalled on other computers (when activated the previous installation is no longer valid)
6) Full OEM version :Windows 7 license to install on one PC, independent of previous installations. Can only be re-installed on same computer and hardware setup

Upgrade paths
The chart below shows in what situations one can perform an in-place upgrade (e.g. from Vista Business to Windows 7 Professional) without the need to migrate files or programs, and the situations when one needs to do a Custom (Clean) Install and replace the data in the target disc. This is the case for all Windows XP owners or Windows Vista Starter. In this case you will need to migrate your personal files ... Read more

A:Windows 7 Upgrade Paths - FAQ


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Cant run any virus scanners I get "Windows cannot access specified device, file, or path." error.... getting horrid redirects and as you can see from THIS thread in the "Am I Infected" section we have tried a lot of things. DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Vitamin SB at 17:41:55.32 on Wed 08/12/2009Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.958.614 [GMT -5:00]FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.EXEC:\Program Files\Dell Support\DSAgnt.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\UnHackMe\hackmon.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Vitamin SB\Desktop\dds.exe============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 7.0\activex\AcroIEHelper.dllBHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65... Read more

A:Windows cannot access paths?

Hello YouMayLose,You appear to be infected by a new very nasty Rootkit infection associated with a Rogue antivirus program. See here for more info.==========Let's begin.....Download and run Win32kDiag: Download Win32kDiag from any of the following locations and save it to your Desktop. Download Win32kDiag (Win32kDiag.exe) - #1 Download Win32kDiag (Win32kDiag.exe) - #2 Download Win32kDiag (Win32kDiag.exe) - #3 Double-click Win32kDiag.exe to run Win32kDiag and let it finish. When it states "Finished! Press any key to exit...", press any key on your keyboard to close the program. Double-click on the Win32kDiag.txt file that is located on your Desktop and post the entire contents of that log as a reply to this topic.Next......Download and run a batch file (peek.bat): Download peek.bat from the download link below and save it to your Desktop.Download peek.bat Double-click peek.bat to run it.A black Command Prompt window will appear shortly: the program is running. Once it is finished, copy and paste the entire contents of the Log.txt file it creates as a reply to this post.==========With your next post please provide:* Win32kDiag.txt* Log.txt

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How do you get to see the full path rather than have part of it cut off?

A:Seeing full drive paths

Take a look here:

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When I first installed Win 7 I simply went with the default user name of "Owner". I wouldn't mind changing it now but I'm concerned about the effect on my shortcuts and so on.

If I rename it, will Windows go through and automatically update all the shortcuts and program paths and so on? My gut reaction is "Of course it will" but I've learned to be cautious with Windows! Will I end up with a lot of tidying up to do?

A:Will changing username mess up paths?

Only the username will be changed. The c:\users\<username> path does not get changed and this can lead to more confusion.

Better method:

1) Create two new accounts. One in the username you want, and one can even call it TEMP if you like.

2) Log in as TEMP. Use Windows Easy Transfer to migrate all files and settings from your old account to the new one you just created.

3) When this is complete, log in as your new user and make sure everything is there and working.

4) Delete your old user and TEMP.

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Having moved a bunch of shared printers from one server to another, I need to change the local printer paths on all workstations - is this something that can be done at a command line, and therefore scripted and placed into a batch file/login script?

I rather think it's going to have to be done with something like VBScript or WSH (about which I know nothing!) but if anyone has any ideas, I'd be pleased to hear them.


A:Lots of changed printer paths....

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Hello everyone! New here with this problem, hope I'm entering it under the right category (if not, sorry)

I have a local and a network folder embeded in a tiddlywiki page in iframes.
They both contain folders, .doc and .xls files with both greek and english names.
I've set up the open office plugin to show the aforementioned files within browser, so the frames work as
a sort of view area ( ).

At the same time I need to be able to open the folders / files in their native windows environment.
The above configuration doesn't allow that as .doc and .xls links open in the open office environment by default.

A number of firefox add-ons (Open With 4.0 /,
IE Tab 2 / provide the functionality to open firefox links in different browsers and/or programs.

I've set up explorer, winword.exe and excel.exe as manual entries in the Open With add-on which allows you to right click on firefox links and select to open them with these applications. Other add-ons allow you to do the same thing with internet explorer or a chosen application.

They all present the following problem:

The plugin works perfectly when opening the folder file:///C:/a with explorer
and the files file:///C:/a/a.doc with winword and file:///C:/a/a.xls with excel.exe.

But I get a path does not exist or is not a directory error when... Read more

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i installed vista on a spare dock drive to test it out i decided i liked it so i ordered another drive for vista to run on then i backed up my storage drive and then formated the drive from a XpPro x64 OS and reinstalled vista on its own dedicated hdd the prob is when the installer reboots and it gets back to vistas boot screen it shows 1 xp boot path and 2 vista boot paths one works and the other doesn't but in the one that dose i get all kinds of missing file and corrupt file errors any ideas?
oh and is there anyway to speed up the vista install its kinda sluggish (normal?)
thanks in advance.

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Hi friends!

I'm experiencing a very strange bug with a custom library. On the odd occasion when I open an explorer pane and navigate to my library on the left-hand side, two of my included folders - which are both located in 'C:\Program Files\...' will change to a non-existent 'C:\Program Files (x86)\...' version of the same folder. If I click on that folder in the library pane it will tell me the folder doesn't exist.

It happens infrequently but often enough to be annoying. It's not immediately clear what causes it or why it stops. When it happened just now I closed all open explorer panes and opened a new one, and the library displayed the correct 'non x86' folder structure.

Any idea what causes this and how it can be avoided?



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Hi All,

I have installed RocketDock on my computer and I want use animated icons to launch just about everything I need to do. They require a direct path. I can't create a "sound" shortcut and then change it to an animated icon, as far as I know.

The path for control panel is: C:\Windows\system32\control.exe

I'm looking for the path for the "sound" menu (playback tab, specifically).

I also want the paths for:
My computer


A:Direct Control Panel Paths?



Not sure how to open on playback tab, try %windir%\system32\sndvol.exe then click on the icon for system sounds for example.

Maybe it will accept this:

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,0

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On my desktop-computer i have shared some folders with my home network. Then i changed their paths, as i reorganized myself. Now it seems, when I acces the network, those folders paths dont seem to be updated, as i cant access them.

I can now of course "unshare", rename and share them again, which makes them again accessible through the network, but the old "folder names" still remain. why is that, how can i correct it?

Same problem with some old "synched folders".

A:shared folder and changing their paths

Curious, where do the old 'folder names' remain? Just in the drop down menu under 'Map network drive ...'?

If so those paths are saved in your registry.

Best Wishes,

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I've had the asian language pack installed on my laptop for awhile now and I know of a similar issue that involves the Korean won symbol, fortunately that never happened to me and I use my computer to type Korean frequently. I was attempting to get a program to run in Japanese to help out one of my friends, and after a restart; anywhere there's a file path it shows the &#65509; instead of \.

I know there's no difference aside from appearance, but it's really annoying to look at it.

I've uninstalled the program and looked around the Regional and Language options, policy settings, and about anywhere I can think of, maybe I missed it somewhere, but I can't find a way to revert it. Can anyone help? Thanks.

A:Yen symbol () instead of backslash in file paths.

Shameless bump.

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I just ran a customized install of Office Ultimate 2007. I open Powerpoint, and tried to access the clipart library to insert a clipart image. It gives me an error saying it can't display the clipart, and tells me I have to run Setup again, and choose "Add & Remove Programs" to install the feature; but it doesn't say WHAT feature. I've done customized installs 100 times, and never had this issue. I've also got the Office12/Clipart folder on another partition from a past install. So, I was going to try and go to the Options/Paths like Office USED to have, but NOO can't go there. So, how the #$&& do I fix this issue?


A:How Do I Find & Determine Paths for Office

Go to Control Panel, Programs and Features
In the list of installed software, select Microsoft Office.
Click Change.
In the Setup box, click Add/Remove Features.
Click the Plus sign next to Office Shared Features
Click the Down arrow next to Clip Art and click Install All
Click Continue
If prompted by Setup, insert the appropriate disk

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There is an Excel App on our network that gets used by multiple users. In this app there are some VLookups that pull information from other spreadsheets. The problem we are having is that the physical paths in the VLookups are being changed to relative paths. Instead of using L:\Files\somefile.xls it changes to \\server\share\somefile.xls.

When this happens the VLookup stops working, it's odd because both paths are legetimate but only the one with the physical path works. This is happening on several different spreadsheets and the formulas have to continualy remapped.

All users are using Office 97 but the OS are mixed, Win ME, 2000 and 98. Any ideas?

Here are the Vlookups:

=VLOOKUP($C18,'L:\shared files\[EmpDataLog.xls]RATE'!$B$10:$AZ$642,5)

=VLOOKUP($C18,'\\server01\shared files\[EmpDataLog.xls]RATE'!$B$10:$AZ$642,5)


A:Paths changing in VLookups (Excel)

Hi, Tal. I suspected, so I confirmed with someone else here at work, that your users have drives mapped differently and they really need to be the same.

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