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Troubleshoot problems in Windows 7

If some part of Windows 7 is behaving strangely, and you don't know why, then click Control Panel > Find and fix problems (or 'Troubleshooting') to access the new troubleshooting packs. These are simple wizards that will resolve common problems, check your settings, clean up your system and more.

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Virus (HELP!!!)


Besides using AVG also use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

The free version,

http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html

Left-click on the green rectangle to the left, with Download Now, in it.
(Also has - CNET Secure Download)

Burn it to a CD disk. Install it in the affected computer.

While running Malwarebytes you may see pop up after pop up.
So many in fact that that the Malwarebytes screen may be covered enough, that you cannot see if it is still running.

It is. DO NOT click on anything. You will just slow Malwarebytes down.

You may see pop ups that seem to be genuine Microsoft articles. If you look they are. There are also pop ups that emulate them, and they come from the virus.

You don't want to click on the virus ones, and there is no need to click on the genuine articles. It will not do any good clicking on the genuine ones.

When finished close all windows, go back to your desktop screen.
See if you have administrative capabilities.
Click on Control Panel.

(WinXP: Click on Start, then Control Panel
Win Vista, and Win 7: Click on the Windows logo button, then on Control Panel )

Go to System Restore, and Turn It OFF.

(Click on Control Panel > Performance and Maintenance { Category View } > System Restore { Upper left side }

Then click on System Restore Settings at the middle/left side.
Now click in the empty small square box to the left of -
Turn off System Restore on all drives.
{ Puts a green checkmark in the small box }

Lastly, click on Apply at the bottom left, then click on OK.
To turn System Restore back on, go back to this window.
Click in the small square box again. It removes the green checkmark.
{Don't forget to click on Apply, and OK again)

Run Malwarebytes one more time. You may wish to then run AVG.
Once done go back to System Restore (Settings), and turn it back on.
Also make sure you create a Restore Point.

(It's on the first screen to the upper right - Create a restore point.
{Click on the date in the calendar}

Regards,
joecoolvette

Jan 27, 2012 | Dell Computers & Internet

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when i install win 7 ultimate i couldn't hear any sound


Go to Control Panel
Type troubleshooting in the top-right search field
Select Troubleshooting
Click Hardware and Sound
Select Playing Audio

If you have an older card, you may need to download a driver for it.
Alsp try this link from Microsoft:

http://ezinearticles.com/?Windows-7-Sound-Problem---How-to-Fix-When-There-is-No-Sound-on-Windows-7&id=4010788

Jul 16, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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dont get aero


To display Aero effects such as transparency in Windows 7/Vista, follow these steps:

1. Click on Start menu.
2. Type the following text into the Start Search box: Aero
3. Click on a search result listing under Control Panel group that named as the following:

Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects.

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Trick: If you don't see "Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects" in the search results, click on Control Panel to see all Aero related items in Control Panel.

4. An "Aero - Troubleshoot computer problems" wizard dialog will appear. Click on Next button.

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5. The troubleshooting wizard will try to detect any problem by running a series of checks against various components required to make Aero works and running, such as video memory, Desktop Windows Manager (DWM) service, color depth, theme, power settings and etc. At the end of the analysis, the wizard will attempt to fix the issues related to Aero service and restart the Aero feature.

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Tip: If there is still items that are marked with red cross which indicates is the problems that prevent Aero from working properly, fix the issues and then rerun the "Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects" troubleshooting wizard again.

Tip: To create a shortcut to 'Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects', right click on it on search results, and then click on Open file location. On the "All Tasks" window opened, right click on Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects again, and select Create Shortcut to place the shortcut on desktop.

Hope this help. Goodluck!

Mar 28, 2011 | Biostar P4M890-M7 Motherboard

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please i want to enable aero in windows 7 my direct x is 11 and 64mb graphics


Hi waquashashmi,

A way to know if your Windows 7 system supports Aero or not is to look at Windows Experience Index score. The score (both base score and subscore for graphics component) should be equal or higher than 3.0 for Aero to work. To view your Windows Experience Index, go to Control Panel -> System and Security -> System, then click on "Windows Experience Index".

To display Aero effects such as transparency in Windows 7, follow these steps:
  1. Make sure that Windows Experience Index has been calculated and computed.
  2. Click on Start menu.
  3. Type the following text into the Start Search box: Aero
  4. Click on a search result listing under Control Panel group that named as the following: Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects
    arun_zac_16.jpg
    Trick: If you don't see "Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects" in the search results, click on Control Panel to see all Aero related items in Control Panel.
  5. An "Aero - Troubleshoot computer problems" wizard dialog will appear. Click on Next button. arun_zac_17.jpg
  6. The troubleshooting wizard will try to detect any problem by running a series of checks against various components required to make Aero works and running, such as video memory, Desktop Windows Manager (DWM) service, color depth, theme, power settings and etc. At the end of the analysis, the wizard will attempt to fix the issues related to Aero service and restart the Aero feature. arun_zac_18.jpg

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Thank you for using Fixya,

Arun Zac

Dec 07, 2010 | Vga GeForce4 Ti4200 64MB DVIout AGP Card...

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