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Windows XP

I updated from windows 7 to windows 10 and this error message appear every time I turn on my computer. I tried some the community's solutions, example: 1. Create another user account 2. Boot in safe mode 3. Uninstall all the anti virus from my computer I tried Microsoft's solution as below, but it does not work. 1. Type the following commands at the CMD prompt: dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth sfc /scannow This is what I received when I run both commands. 1. Error from "dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth": Error: 0x800f081f The source files could not be found. Use the "Source" option to specify the location of the files that are required to restore the feature. For more information on specifying a source location, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=243077. The DISM log file can be found at C:WINDOWSLogsDISMdism.log 2. Error from "sfc /scannow": Beginning verification phase of system scan. Verification 100% complete. Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations. How is Microsoft going to fix my problem?

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Gaming 09/10/2015 0 Comments 87 views

How to Stop Windows 10 Upgrade

Windows XP

I just noticed that Windows is now forcing my computer to want to upgrade to windows 10, by automatically checking it in the window update. I am happy with Windows 7 and don't want to upgrade to 10 how can I stop it?

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Gaming 09/10/2015 0 Comments 149 views

Mic always on after Win 10 Pro upgrade

Windows XP

After upgrading 3 machines from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 Pro all 3 machines have microphone constantly ON. The only way I have found to mute microphone is to disable it under Recording Devices. This also worries me from a Security standpoint. Also this requires me to enable Microphone to use Skype or Cortana and then disable when through.

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Gaming 09/10/2015 0 Comments 133 views

Don't show this message again

Windows XP

After I upgraded to windows 10, every time i plugged in my headphone or headset into my computer a dialog box would show up asking what kind of device this was and gave the choices heaphone, microphone, or headset. I was a bit annoyed by this and clicked headset then checked the dont show this message again. I found out a couple of days later that when i had my headphones plugged in, my mic wouldn't work. How can I find the dialog box and uncheck it?

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Gaming 09/10/2015 0 Comments 188 views

Display problem

Windows XP

My laptop dell inspiron 5558 windows 8.1, today updated with windows 10 and now screen is not working ,it's blinking (screen is not able to project to another screen try reinstalling the driver or using a different vedio card ) this msg is displayed aftr pressing f8 What should i do ? Help me out! Thank you

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Gaming 09/10/2015 0 Comments 114 views

Microsoft has hijacked my computer

Windows XP

After a recent update I found that Microsoft hijacked my computer! Without my permission it changed the login procedure switching from entering my regular internal user name and password (a blank password anyway) to my Microsoft ID!!! That is very bad for many reasons: 1. The user might have forgotten their password and since they cannot login, there is no way they can go to their email service and recover/renew it! 2. The user might have limited/sporadic Internet access, so they cannot use their own computer until a connection might be available. I suppose the Microsoft ID password is to be confirmed only when you are connected to the Internet. 3. Users of that computer (others than the administrator) cannot use the computer until the administrator enters the new master password (Microsoft ID). Only after the administrator starts Windows 10, then other users can switch to their personal accounts. So nobody else can use that computer unless the administrator is present! It isn't my case, but there are situations like this in a company or in a household. What solution is there to revert to the previous normal reasonable login procedure, meaning using the internal account passwords (or a blank one)? (And who thought of this preposterous idea that is bound to kill productivity?)

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Gaming 09/10/2015 0 Comments 160 views

0x00000019 0x0000000000000021 when using readyboost

Windows XP

I use readyboost on my pc because it improves the speed of some the games I play (Battlefield 4, in particular). I have been using a 16 Gb. USB Flash drive since 2010 without any problem. But I recently added a 32 Gb. XD (SD) card to use for readyboost. I can access the card fine, and chkdsk says there are no errors, but since I have started using the card, I keep getting random 0x19 BSOD stop errors. the parameter is 0x21. I do not know what to do next or why readyboost is causing this error. it goes away when I stop using the 32Gb card. the full error is: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000019 (0x0000000000000021, 0xfffffa8010f19000, 0x0000000000001030, 0xb03c3740a81a7de7). A dump was saved in: C:windowsMinidump81814-32292-01.dmp. Report Id: 081814-32292-01. I suspect readyboost is the cause of the issue, because the only difference in conditions between when it does and it does not happen is, is the use of the 32Gb card. I know that there is a 32Gb limit to the size of the memory card I can use. but using the max size should not be causing any issues

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Gaming 09/10/2015 0 Comments 138 views

error code UR97L1DA2TA

Windows XP

IS ERROR CODE UR97L1DA2TA JUST A SCAM. I ENCOUNTERED IT 2 NIGHTS AGO CALLED THE PHONE NUMBER GIVEN AND AFTER WASTING A HALF HOUR, DURING WHICH I ASKED THE PERSON ON THE PHONE WHAT THEY WERE TRYING TO SELL. AFTER LYING TO ME 3 TIMES DURING THIS PERIOD, HE FINALLY MADE HIS PITCH, AT WHICH TIME I HUNG UP. THESE PEOPLE ARE PASSING THEMSELVES OFF AS MICROSOFT PARTNERS. ANY DOUBT ABOUT IT BEING A SCAM VANISHED TODAY WHEN MY BROTHER IN FLORIDA TOLD ME HE HAD JUST GOTTEN THE SAME PITCH. THE PHONE # I CALLED WAS 1-877-872-9492. WHAT DO YOU THINK?

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Files, folders & storage 09/10/2015 0 Comments 90 views

always getting corrupted win10 download. need help

Windows XP

this is 5th time i am trying to download win 10. i have already given up on getting it and switched to ubuntu. but i need to use windows for some softwares that are not available on ubuntu. i am trying to download windows 10 single languae 64bit pack. the file size says 3.8gb but my downloaded file is 3.4 gb and i think its corrupted. i cant use windows media creation tool as win 10 preview keeps crashing every 2 hrs. and i need atleast 14 hrs to download 4 gb data ( which is about to eat up my monthly limit, thanx for that btw). is there anyway i can download win 10 without running into issues? is there any torrent? i guess its not possible to repair the 3.4 gb downloaded file and only solution is to redownload whole thing again. **** to do here?

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Files, folders & storage 09/10/2015 0 Comments 105 views

Awkward zoom in microsoft edge

Windows XP

Hello, I've noticed that since transitioning to windows 10 from 8.1, certain actions don't behave the way they had before. The one i'm having a problem with is zooming in on a web page with the track pad in the Edge browser. Instead of zooming into or within the page, it scales it instead. Is there a way to correct this? Any and all help is appreciated, thanks.

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Files, folders & storage 09/10/2015 0 Comments 191 views

Windows 10 unraveling

Windows XP

mychardonnay asked on I updated to Windows 10 and everything worked great for the first week, then it started to give me trouble. One issue was the browser stopped loading. It would come up and quickly disappear. One thing after another. I contacted my support team and they said my windows did not load correctly and I would probably need to have someone knowledgeable unload it and reload it properly. I would not like to have to pay for someone to correct this problem. Can someone please help me? I am not a computer expert. Thanks mychardonney

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Files, folders & storage 09/10/2015 5 Comments 130 views