going through my registry editor HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/MICROSOFT/MIROSOFT what is Mirosoft? I cant seem to find anything on it.I HAVE THIS IN MY REGISTRY TOO. Mirosoft HFXSTB Can find nothing on the internet in regards to this which I find a little strange. Looks dodgy but I have not yet deleted this from the registry. Any ideas?
. I have asked for a quote to fix this problem and I have been quoted #500 which is too much for me!Hi, Can you please post the exact error message. It may be caused by a dodgy power supply or by a dead battery on your motherboard. Either way the problem should not cost as much as you were quoted. Try running Windows in Safe mode (Press F8 several times before the Windows screen appears
, trojans, spyware, etc.) is to prevent them in the first place. You do that by a combination of good software tools (firewall, anti-virus, anti-spyware), staying up to date with Windows updates, and using care in everything you do on-line (avoiding dodgy web sites, downloading pirated software, opening attachments, etc.)
I bought a Computer at a market stall with Xp Pro installed which was not genuine. I am trying to get rid of it but to no avail.Uninstall feature is not there.No, there is far more to this process than just uninstalling XP. Expecting it to do that would be like expecting it to commit suicide. You need an XP CD which you buy at the store. Then, you should perform a fresh install because you
Hi peeps, how's things?. Recently my control panel went weird if i try and access any functions i get an error report message and C/P closes, also my system restore points have been erased. Yours sincerly, martin.Sounds like your windows xp is corrupted. Go to My Computer, Select your hard drive (usally c) right click properties,select
from the xp cd. Even when i just load up and dont open anything (except the above which are startup items) the usage is around 70- 80%. Previously i had a problem when microsoft issued a dodgy patch but this is not the case this time. Any other ideas gratefully welcome. Craigit and d aded makes 70- With that small amount of RAM in your computer it may be relying heavily on the paging
the C drive as primary partition, and installed the OS on this. Now other users, i.e. my kids, do not have access to even delete a desktop item etc.. I presume this is to do with my dodgy re-installation using the whole of the C drive as primary, so I have partiion magic and partition expert, but would like advise on how to re-set up the system without losing all my data. The worst of it
isn't anything serious I'm not going to panic ..yet.Solved. It was Samsung's new "Magictune Premium" - once uninstalled the pop-up disappeared. Their version for Vista was dodgy too, had to uninstall that as it never got past UAC at every boot.Glad you sorted it out and thanks for the feedback, much appreciated. Good luck. nass === www.nasstec.co.uk
up and stays on the blank DOS screen for around 5 minutes before finally loading up XP and then pausing again to activate hardware. I have virus scanned/cleaned and it is a P4. Dodgy piece of hardware maybe?Joe
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you will have to go back to Windows Update to redownload/reinstall those Hotfixes. This includes any drivers that were updated via this route.tnx for the message 'Will Denny' coz i thought my pc was dodgy
. Does anyone have any idea what this could be all about? If so, please reply, you could email me too. Thank you.A thought might be that your machine is overheating. You could have a dodgy fan that might need replacing. So once your processor reaches its max temp it resets your machine. Ive seen this before. Its also possibly that your power supply may be faulty. Check all your connections on
. If i right click it it lists search engines. If i right click the taskbar i get the option to remove it this is ok until i boot up again and its back I've uninstalled every dodgy thing in add/remove progs select from run msconfig only the esent progs but still its there. Oh and one last question. does anyone know how to remove the logos etc from internet explorer and added search
default dir to where the programs are to be installed. What is the error message John.i have numerous errors. the error log is corrupt and not displaying any information except for dodgy looking icons. i had difficulty installing norton internet security on a different partition than windows. do you have this program and how do you get around it? even though i specified another installation
it off again, and when it came back on the memory read *. So I finally switched it off at the mains, and it started up fine. I have noticed that my pc has been overheating lately, and it has been dodgy since I bought it, wiped it to factory 3 times. I am running xp home, all updates downloaded. AMD Athlon 2400+ Please help me?
I sporadically get a stop exception IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. That message seems to be related to a dodgy driver. I think reading the dump might give me a hint about which driver is causing the problem. The MS tool WINDOWSXP-KB923800-x86-ENU.exe will not run on XP SP3. Any hints on how to decipher the dump? Or another way