FILE TYPE OPTIONS ALL GRAYED OUT - HELP!
When I view FILE TYPES under Folder Options, all the boxes are grayed out - NEW, DELETE, CHANGE, ADVANCED, etc, so I am unable to change icons, program locations, commands, etc. This is a recent development. How can I restore those options? Thanks Nightsky ... 2 Nov 2009 16:48
Reordering the startup programs
Is there a way to change the order of the programs that are run during the startup process? I have a few programs that load automatically during startup that are not listed in any of the startup folders, but are listed within msconfig. I would like to have some of them run last so that they load properly. I use "... 1 Nov 2009 15:28
Slow shut down (suddenly).
XP Home, 768 RAM,1.8G P4 2003 Lately the shut-down takes almost 3 minutes. Before it took only a few short moments,maybe 15-20 seconds. I tried all the usual stuff that I know about,ie. Disc Ceanup,Defrag,Error Checking with recovery,Virus check (Avast!),spyware (Superantispyware ) etc. and it still takes a ... 10 Nov 2009 19:40
Questions on Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA)
I'm trying to determine for sure if I have managed to do away with WGA. 1) Installed XP SP2 2) Accepted WGA in order to get SP3 directly from MS's update site. 3) Also got 50+ critical security updates, ONE OF WHICH was yet another request to add WGA. I refused that one. Eventually I was able to convince ... 30 Oct 2009 17:45
I still use dial-up. One of my programs keeps activating the dial-up process on its own. I've been trying to track down which one, but it keeps eluding me. Is there a way I can make XP create a log so I can find out which program is misbehaving? Thank you. ... 25 Oct 2009 22:01
SCardSvr starts itself ?????
I'm running XP Pro, with all upgrades to date. on an Acer laptop. About once a week or maybe 10 days, after I put the mchine into standby mode and return later, the full sreeen is back and I get a message that SCardSvr is running thus preventing the shutdown. Never, in the several years I've owned the machine, h... 10 Nov 2009 10:39
Ich brauche Spam
ngs(a)haxor.de ... 8 Oct 2009 08:55
System is Windows XP Home. The computer locks and I get this on the screen before it shuts down The problem sees to be caused by the following file BHDrvx86.sys an attempt was made to write to read-only memory (this line was highlighted) .. BHDrvx86.sys address b684f45d base at b682f000 Beginning dump of physic... 25 Sep 2009 23:07
xp sp3 installation problem
Hello. I am running windows xp pro with service pack 2 and i updated from Microsoft regulary. I downloaded sp3 from Microsoft (windowsxp-kb936929-sp3-x86-enu)-316 MB, and followed each step for downloading, and steps before installation, also did a backup of intire system to my removable drive, disabled ... 11 Sep 2009 13:58
AGV anti virus (paid for version)
Hi all, if there are two users on a desktop computer,using XP Home, and Microsoft Outlook for mail, am I right in thinking a complete system scan can be done by the main user only and that the 2nd user need not bother with updating either? Mick. ... 3 Sep 2009 07:16