Computer Crashes While On Internet
I am having problems with my computer shutting off, as if it were unplugged, while on the internet. It seems to happen every time I am on a data intensive website, such as a streaming video site. I pulled the "System" event log and here is what shows up, right before the computer shut off: Type: Error Source: Se... 26 May 2010 13:36
Add/remove programs will not populate list
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Run app in win 98 compatibility mode
Wanted to find out, if in Win XP Pro if there is a way to set a program or an application to Windows 98 Compatibility Mode using the commnad line ,or run the program with a switch or through a script (VBscript) I am trying to have a a certain app run in Windows 98 Compatibility Mode every time it opens. Since... 25 May 2010 15:47
Notepad and Wordpad oddities
Running XP Pro SP3 with up to this minute updates, on Thinkpad T60P. I have suddenly started seeing the menu bars in Notepad and Wordpad showing characters in black on white instead of black on pale gray. Everything else in the bar is pale gray. The white background appears on at the characters themselves, m... 29 May 2010 17:57
XP to Windows 7?
I have XP with a corrupted booting system. There are many years of programs I don't want to lose. I was reading info on Windows 7 and its ease of integrating some aspects of XP so I am wondering; if I were to install Windows 7 on a separate partition would there be any way to migrate programs from the XP parti... 27 May 2010 03:50
Mysterious Virus Playing Music on My PC!
Did anyone ever figure anything out about this? I have a somewhat similar weird thing - but worse! It's not rock music, but rather some little melody, like a kids tune! Eeeek! It only plays for a couple of seconds, then quits so if I check running processes, its gone. Also, for background, I borrowed a barely used ... 28 May 2010 15:59
Exchange IE8 for IE7
I have windows XP SP3. My PC is about 5 years old and a bit slow. I recently replaced my IE7 with IE8 and now find that my PC seems to have become even slower. What is the best way to uninstal IE8 and replace it with IE7 again? ... 31 May 2010 10:52
Event 1003 Error code 1000000a blue screen/system fail errors!
Hi I keep getting errors such as this below- Event Type: Error Event Source: System Error Event Category: (102) Event ID: 1003 Date: 24/05/2010 Time: 23:46:49 User: N/A Computer: CHRISS_ROOM Description: Error code 1000000a, parameter1 00000010, parameter2 00000002, parameter3 00000001, parameter4 804dab... 24 May 2010 20:11
Changing Color of Visited Links In IE8
Using Windows XP SP3 with Google as my search engine of choice, if I visit a site, how do I change the color of the visited site in my list of suggested sites by Google. If I can change the color, how can I control how long the change will last? I hope this is the correct newsgroup to post to for this question.... 26 May 2010 00:33
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL at start-up
Hi everyone, I've been having an INCREDIBLY frustrating problem with my Windows XP Dell Laptop lately. It works absolutely fine at home, but every single time I take it to university it refuses to start up - I instead get the Blue Screen of Death, saying that Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to my compu... 2 Jun 2010 23:08