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Welcome to the new PC World Forums!

Hello and welcome to the brand new PC World Forums! My name is Kellie Parker, and I\'m the Community Manager. If you have some problems regarding the forums, pls send me a PM (Private Message) by clicking the "PM" button at the bottom of my posts.These forums are wonted for you to meet...
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PC Paradise Cruise

The "PC Paradise" cruise, a mix of sun, sand, the Eastern Caribbean, and technology learning sets sail this Winter. Geek Cruises and PC World magazine are partnering on "PC Paradise" to bring PC fans and technology noteworthies together in a colloquium at sea.PC Paradise offers a...
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Trouble with Windows/Microsoft products

i\'ve a realan actuall copy of window xp Professional that I bought when it first came out and have never had a trouble with it until right now. After I downloaded a update I initiated having this screen to pop up saying that I don\'t have a genuine copy of Windows which I know is not true. i\'ve attempted...
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WINDOWS 2000 PROFESSIONAL- HOW TO REINSTALL AND REFORMAT ?

Hello..I\'m now attempting to get some beneficial tips on how to reinstall and/or reformat WINDOWS 2000 PROFESSIONAL Operating System. I do need to do the whole reinstallation of the computer in the Hard Drive. I haven't even been able to find this info in the MicrosoftWebsite, at least in the...
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Windows XP ProFessional

I\'m having a trouble With a New System.. i\'ve a BioStar T Force4 775 Motherboard with a Pentium 4 506 duo processor..4 gigs of DDR@ SDRAM 533..4 WD Raptors 74 gig hard drives..In raid 0..And a ATI Radeon X1900 GT 512mb video card..Anyways i\'ve enabled raid in computer install..Upon booting bios...
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Files on the desktop deleted keeps coming back.

Hello friends, I\'m facing a peculiar trouble I\'m attempting deleting the files on my computer screen and daily I logged in back all the files which were removed again returns back to my computer screen. Generally the types of files which I will be deleting are MSOFFICE files, some .EXE files and notepad...
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how can i transfer my windows xp pro to my new pc

pls suggest me on how to transfer my windows xp pro sp2 to my new computer?i buy a new computer without windows software.pls reply thanks a lot.....wildboy 0 ipb.global.registerReputation( 'rep_post_7517', { app: 'forums', type: 'pid', typeid: '7517' }, parseInt('0') ); ...
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error masage

:D HI; Please suggest me . Every time when I open the website-site pcworld.com bug massage apear that the.... I E has occure a trouble and requires to close. Sorry for the inconvinence. When i klik on the details regarding that bug it's showing that ther is some thing wrong with...
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Check Disk runs in loop

i\'ve an point with scan/check disk running in a loop when I do an offline disk check. It runs thru the scan and then at the point when it should re-boot and start Windows it starts the scan againl. I'm running XP SP2 with all current drivers. I built this PC regarding a year and a half back and this...
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XP Home - OS Choices Menue

i\'ve re-installed XP Home but have part of the original XP Home still showing up in the OS choices menu. If choosen, it errors off.I attempted to upgrade to XP Pro. Having a lot of trouble(doesn't notice the hard drive). Setup has left part of the install in OS choices menu.Question 1: How can I get the...
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error message

You have a case of spyware.Seeing as spyware generally embeds itself in more than one location, you have two options: Get a spyware scanner such as Ad-aware, or Spybot. But be careful and make sure you aren't using a Rogue antispyware product, or a shareware product.Or you can download and install...
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error.txt dumprep

i am having the following bug txt posted on computer when ever i re-boot or start.8/9/2006 7:48:50 AM 2 : The computer can\'t find the file specified (%systemroot%system32dumprep 0 -k)8/9/2006 7:48:50 AM 2 : The computer can\'t find the file specified (%SystemRoot%System32%systemroot%system32dumprep 0...
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Ports 21(FTP) and 22 (SSH remote login protocol) OPEN

Hello guys, I now joined this forum and i hope somebody can suggest me. :cry: :cry: Here is my trouble:I did run two port scanners, one from grc.com and the other one from symantec.com and both showed those ports to be open.Here is the trouble. it is a new hard drive, fresh OS XP Home installed, SP2,...
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IE pop-ups

I've been on a vacation for regarding a week and when I returned, I noticed that pop-ups would come up regarding every 5 minutes and in groups of two at a time. they came up from IE and I haven\'t used that browser in regarding a year right now and before the vacation it was not giving me some trouble. I have attempted all...
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How to set up a 64-bit test environment easily

new OS has a lot of attractive characteristic, and most would probably switch over to it at once if it offered that quantity of software from the time of it is introduction that members have grown accustomed to. In the case of the 64-bit Windows, Microsoft promises full compatibility on the...
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IE won't work

quote:66b26d7934R1 - HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://h50203.www5.h....aspx?code snippet=28R1 - HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings,ProxyServer = localhost:60432O1 - Hosts: 127.255.255.255 serial.alcohol-soft.comO1 - Hosts: 127.255.255.255...
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Make a partation larger

Hello All!i\'ve formatted my HD on my laptop to NTFS - i\'ve regarding 10 gigs left on it and I wanted to make that into another partation where I would install Ubuntu Linux on. I know how to reformat and install linux and format the partation and all of that, but how would I seperate this partatiion....
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Can't open downloads

I can't open files that I download. Example: I attempted to download a compressed file containing an XP skin. It downloaded in Firefox successfully and I extracted it. Now I can't open it. I click on the folder, and my computer, except for the background, vanishes for a few sec.. When it...
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lost downloads

i couldn't defrag my computer..so like an idiot..i did some thing right now i notice I shouldnt have.I went in and ran the software repair wizard, went back to an before date and when all was done..I lost all the music i\'ve downloaded.When I did the defrag after that, I could notice the music i\'ve...
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Windows validation

I'm sure this has been discussed ad nauseum, but I was wondering if i\'ve to contact Microsoft after improving a motherboard in my computer computer. The motherboard and power supply were exchange, is this a big enough hardware alter to warrant a call to Microsoft? Any help would be...
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Explorer 7 beta

I now installed Explorer 7 and I'm having some very annoying troubles with it. My OS is XP Professional. After installation, most windows msgs/warnings appear that my computer is infected with spyware, a trojan virus and many more, and this after running Windows defender and antivirus...
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Can't open anything

I can't open anything. Recently I reorganized My Documents, exchanged the style from Blue to Silver, and reorganized the shortcuts into a line. Now, when I go to click on Explorer or some onther computer component, here's what occurs.img:30e7af7384http://i58.photobuck...ntley/bug.jpgI attempt to...
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Defragmenting

Hello. Can anybody tell me why my defragmenter doesn\'t do what it is supposed to? When I defrag...isn't it supposed to move all files to the left? i\'ve some files to the left and then there is a long space then more files then there is the un-removeable files. i\'ve a picture of it but it appear...
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Extension file causing problems

While opening my D drive to access my files, I noticed that an Application Extension File had appeared in the drive suddenly. The name of the file: msvcr70.dll.It had not been there before and I thought it was a Windows Registry Error. I then installed Norton System-Works in order to carry out a...
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Icons in All Programs

When I click Start - All Programs I no longer get the programme icons but get files. All works ok BUT I wish to restore the all programs to show the icons. i\'ve attempted computer restore to no avail. Any opinions would be thankful. Thanxs!Running Windows XP Home on a Dell 9300 Notebook 0 ...
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Error loading cmicnfg.cpl

This bug occurs after attempting to un-install the C-Media WDM Audio Driver from the PC or after improving to XP SP2 and/or going to Windows Update. Likely the driver didn't work, so you attempted un-installing the driver and were going to put back the old Realtek AC'97 driver, but couldn't get...
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No Language Bar Toolbar

I now right now enabled the Language Bar so I could type in Japanese; the only trouble is, I don't wish it to be there every time. I wonted that when I minimized it, it would go to the taskbar, but it didn't. In searching for a solution, I searched that there is supposed to be a Language Bar...
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help "runtime error" i cann't open "my comput

hi,there. when i twice click "my computer" , it gives me a bug inform like this: Microsofe Visual C Runtime Libuary Runtime Error!|k`Kd Program: C:WINDOWSexplorer.exe This app has reqrested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way .pls contact the app's...
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<windows root>/system 32/ntoskrnl.exe

after attempting to clean up registry and duplex files with Easycleaner, the computer won't restart. It gives the above inform <windows root>/computer 32/ntoskrnl.exe as being a missing or corrupt file. When I insert the XP cd, nothing occurs. I don't know how to tell the computer to...
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Close Internet connection automatically when user logs off??

Hello there, I\'m running Windows XP Professional. My kids are driving me crazy! We have 6 members on our computer and all but me forget to disconnect from the internet before they log off, which means that stupid XP dialog box sits there and asks if we wan't to close the connection. My problem is:...
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