Notepad opens off-screen on secondary monitor

I’m not a dual monitor person, so I am not positive this will work. When Notepad opens, there will be a tab on the Taskbar. Right click on this and select Move. Now use the arrow keys to get it in the screen. Close all other windows except this one and use the cursor to […]

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I have been receiving calls from “Windows Technical Dept”, scam or not?

Hi, Yes it is a SCAM! Avoid tech support phone scams http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/avoid-phone-scams.aspx In USA you can contact FBI, State Attorney General, local law enforcement and consumer watch groups. Arm yourself with knowledge. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center […]

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Windows Media Player-how to remove visualizations

Hi,   ·          Have you made any recent changes on the computer?   You cannot delete visualization collections that are included with Windows Media Player. Try the steps below and check if it helps.   a)    Click on Start menu, click the Run box and type cmd then press Enter Switch to the Visualizations folder […]

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Restrict access to folders

Normally if you just create a user, it creates a folder for them directly and only themselves (or the administrator) can access it.  So you can basically just create your user accounts and the rest is automatic.

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Keyboard won’t type

Hi, What exactly are you referring to when you “dlls”? Method 1: I would suggest you to start the computer in safe mode and check whether the same happens, refer the following link: A description of the Safe Mode Boot options in Windows XP. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315222 Method 2: Try using a different keyboard and check if the […]

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How do I back up my hard drive?

It sounds like you are referring to Windows XP’s native backup program. Don’t use it! It’s very problematic!   Since you want to back up the entire hard drive, you will need to use third-party software and an external hard drive as the destination for the archive file(s) you create. There are a number of […]

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Cannot find script file “c:\ WINDOWS 32\system\system32.db”

Hi,   Provide us more information on the issue: ·Do you receive this error message during the startup process? ·Or do you receive this error message when working with any application or program? ·Do you have security software installed on your computer? ·What is the service pack installed?   Run virus scan to make sure […]

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How can i find my windows user name and password

You’ll need to log into the built-in Administrator account. In XP Home, boot the computer into Safe Mode. Do this by repeatedly tapping the F8 key as the computer is starting up. This will get you to the right menu. Navigate using your Up arrow key; the mouse will not work here. Once in Safe […]

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