Can't connect to my wireless home network?
Hi all, been having PC trouble in waves lately... not sure why... anyway, here's the current saga. I can not connect one of my PC's to my home network. Here's the whole story... OK, first, I had a problem with a mouse driver that I posted here about earlier. I ended up just "fixing" it myself by imaging... 16 Feb 2010 18:24
Windows Easy transfer
I have a laptop with windows XP on it. I bought a tower that has Windows 7. I downloaded windows easy transfer to my laptop. Everytime I try to run it, it says that i am on a temporary profile and I have to restart to use it. I have restarted 5 times now and I am getting close to going Wal-mart to get a $40 da... 17 Feb 2010 00:34
Purging ThreatFire from register
XP (mce)SP3 Dell Dimension DIMC521, 64 X2Dual I ran chkdsk: Mycomputer, C:, Properties, Tools, Check now, with automatic system fix and recover bad sectors. This is the first time I ever did this. After it finished the task (1 - 2 hours later), I read the event folder (system) and found an error that was repe... 18 Feb 2010 09:28
can't start windows management services Can't install SQL Serv
I'm having problems running the script. I got the command line by typing cmd in "run" I can't copy this whole script below and paste it in the command line. I tried copying all of the script below to a notepad file and using the .vbs extension. I forget how to compile the script. Am I supposed to run it in Wor... 15 Feb 2010 22:15
How can I get rid of "Dial up networking" popup?
Have you tried Internet Explorer-Tools-Internet Options-Connections tab and checked "Never dial a connection"? ....Alan -- Alan Edwards, MS MVP Windows - Internet Explorer http://dts-l.com/index.htm On Tue, 16 Feb 2010 02:54:56 +0200, in microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics, Steve Hayes <hayesstw(a)telkomsa.n... 15 Feb 2010 21:10
can't start windows management services Can't install SQL Server E
I'm getting the error WMI windows management instructmentation module is not installed when I try to start windows management services. WHEN I RUN setup for SQL Server Express 2005. It says configuration checker cannot be executed. I try to start windows management services and it says could not start windo... 15 Feb 2010 21:10
Laptop won't boot
Hello, I have a Dell Latitude E5400 laptop running XP. It recently had a virus. I did all the normal things to remove it, but I suspect that in the process, a system file may have been deleted. Anyhow, now when I try to boot up it gets as far as Windows starting, then I get the BSOD. I have tried F12 and se... 27 Feb 2010 09:55
Lost Task Manager
WindowsXP Pro SP3 IE8 There was a program called Internet Security 2010 which came from somewhere. It persisted and could not be eliminated or canceled. I use Vipre as my anti-virus program and it listed it as a high risk entry along with a Trojan. I cleaned them both and then found that my Task Manager is n... 15 Feb 2010 06:32
I need to point the audio setup at a specific bit of software, rather than an installed sound card. (Sounds and Audio/Audio/Default Device) Normally it's an option that gets selected via the GUI. However, while I can set the default device to the bit of s/w I want, that is only after it loads on startup, whi... 14 Feb 2010 15:11
"Insufficient System Resources......."
I just got a new balloon info message above my toolbar....... "Insufficient System Resources to complete the API". That's nice, but why all of a sudden? What system resources? And who asked for it to complete an API, whatever that is? And where do I go to check who asked for it, when and why? ... 13 Feb 2010 18:19