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When installing a Web-Cam make sure your old cam has been uninsulated.

When you set up a new Web-Cam for your computer go under to the computers Start up Key, click the "Computer" button, and you will see a option to pick from. Click "Control Panel" and a list of installed programs, and accessories installed in your computers memory will come up. Find your old Web-Cam under the installed "Device Manager" icon.
Uninstall your old cam, and make sure the New one IS NOT plugged in at this point. After you uninstall the old one, you can then PLUG in the new cam, go back to "Device Manager" and click on "View Hardware and Devices" and your computer should recognize you have new hardware plugged into one of your USB ports, and a balloon should pop up, and Click that ballon, your computer SHOULD read and install the Cam, if not use your "Device Manager" and IF a disk came with your Cam, put it into your computer at this point if you already havent. Your PC should recognize what you are tring to do, and install the Cam. Hope this helps, if not type Web Cam into the search engine in your computers search tab, while under the Device Manager, and it will tell you step by step on how to do lots of things.

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How to set my vaio back to factory default with no boot disks and recovery center doesnt work


The VGN-FW370J/H Computer is shipped with Recovery Partition which is present in the hidden partition of the Hard Drive.

If you do not have the Recovery Discs and the VAIO Recovery Center is not working, a recovery of the (C:) drive can be performed by accessing the Recovery Partition.

(If the Recovery Partition is not accessible by pressing the F10 Key while restarting the Computer, the only option is to purchase the Recovery Discs and perform the System Recovery.
)

Please follow the below steps to access the Recovery Partition and restore the Computer to the factory default.

Note: Restoring the Computer to the factory settings will erase all the Data on the Hard Drive and restore it to the factory condition.
  1. Restart the Computer, press and hold the F10 Key.
  2. If and Edit Boot Options Screen appears, press the Enter Key.
  3. This will launch the VAIO Recovery Center window.
  4. In the VAIO Recovery Center window, please select the Restore C: Drive option.
  5. Next to the "Restore C: Drive", please click the "Start" button.
  6. Under Before Restore C: Drive , ensure the Skip option is selected, and click the Next button.
  7. Under WARNING: This program deletes all files on the C: drive , click to select the I understand box.
  8. Then, click the Start button.
  9. After the bundled applications are installed, click the Finish button.
  10. The computer will restart and the operating system setup wizard will begin. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup wizard.
  11. This should restore the Computer to the factory defaults.

May 14, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGN-FW370J/H Notebook

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Problems opening links in Outlook 2003


The most common cause is a corrupt registry key in Internet Explorer. The registry key found at
HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Classes\htmlfile\shell\open\command
is either damaged or corrupt.
To fix it, try resetting Web settings in Internet Explorer. If this does not resolve the issue, set IE as
the default browser.
To Reset Web settings:
Internet Explorer 6
Start Internet Explorer 6.
On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
Click the Programs tab, and then click the Reset Web Settings button.
Under Internet programs, verify that the correct e-mail program is selected.
Click to select the Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser check box.
Click Apply, and then click OK.
You may receive the following message when Internet Explorer starts:
Internet Explorer is not currently your default browser. Would you like to make it your default browser?
If you receive the message, click Yes.
Internet Explorer 7
Start Internet Explorer 7.
On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset.
Click the Programs tab, and then click Set programs.
Click Set Default Programs.
Click to select Microsoft Outlook, and then click Set this program as default.
Click OK, and then close the Default Programs dialog box.
In the Internet Options dialog box, click the Programs tab, and then click Make default under Default web browser.
Click OK.
Back to the top
Export and import the registry key from another computer
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Note Use this method only if the earlier instructions for each browser do not work to resolve this problem.
Export the registry key from another computer
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate the following registry key: HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Classes\htmlfile\shell\open\command

Click the command folder.
On the File or Registry menu (depending on your operating system), click Export.
Note the location of where the file will be saved. The registry file can be saved directly to the hard drive or floppy disk.
Type a unique file name, and then click Save.
Quit the Registry Editor.
Import the registry key
Copy the Exported registry key to the desktop on the problem computer.
Double-click the .reg file.
You receive the following message:
Are you sure you want to add the information in drive: location file was copied to\file name.reg to the registry?
Click Yes, and then click OK

Jul 27, 2009 | Microsoft Outlook 2003 for PC

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reset password


*You can only use this solution if your Administrator account has no password.*

Boot your laptop to safe mode by following these instructions.

* If the computer is running, shut down Windows, and then turn off the power

* Wait 30 seconds, and then turn the computer on.

* Start tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Options Menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.

* Ensure that the Safe mode option is selected.

* Press Enter. The computer then begins to start in Safe mode.

After all the necessary drivers and system files have been loaded you will be presented by the Log On screen click on "Administrator" icon and wait for your computer to finish booting. Then click on Control Panel. Under Pick a category, click User Accounts. Under Pick a task, click Change an account. Under or pick an account to change, click the account for which you want to access here you will have to remove it's password. From here click on Remove password, it shouldn't ask for any verifications from here. Click on Ok or next then exit control panel and restart your computer.

If you are still unable to access your account try following the solutions on this link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P17qkZEHL2M

Jan 23, 2009 | Fujitsu LifeBook T4220 Tablet PC

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aspire 7720-6155 wweb cam


it's likely a Skype setting. Try this in this exact order:
After turning on computer, insure that camera is connected ad recognized by computer,
Then start skype. In Skype: Choose Tools: Options, in the general tab (on the left) select video settings, click on "enable skype video" and "start my video automatically when I am in a call". Lastly under "select webcam:" click on the pull down menu and select your camera.
Save and you are ready to place your video call

Jan 11, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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monitor will not wake up when pc is turned on


How do I disable the power, sleep, and/or wake buttons in Windows? Answer: Disable the computer's ACPI feature If you wish to disable all three of these buttons, you can disable the computer's ACPI feature in BIOS / CMOS. Additional information about how to enter the BIOS / CMOS setup can be found on document CH000192. Once in BIOS / CMOS setup, you can disable ACPI in the power category. The location of this option is almost always different between all BIOS manufacturers and versions of BIOS.
Change the power option within Windows Microsoft Windows XP users By default, Microsoft Windows XP will prompt you what to do when the power button is pressed on the keyboard. If you wish to change this setting, follow the below steps.
  1. Click Start / Settings / Open the Control panel
  2. Within the Control Panel click Power Options
  3. In the Power Options Properties window, click the Advanced tab.
  4. Under Power buttons, click the down arrow under "When I press the power button on my computer" and/or "When I press the sleep button on my computer" and select the action you wish to perform when pressing the key.
Microsoft Windows 2000 users Unfortunately, Windows 2000 does not have all the features Windows XP does. However, you can change the power button or other buttons to perform a different function. For example, changing the power button to suspend instead of power. To do this, follow the below steps.
  1. Click Start / Settings / Open the Control panel
  2. Within the Control Panel, click Power Options
  3. In the Power Options Properties window, click the Advanced tab.
  4. Under Power buttons, click the down arrow under "When I press the power button on my computer" and/or "When I press the sleep button on my computer" and select the action you wish to perform when pressing the key.
Good Luck, Please dont for get to Vote, Thank You.

Dec 23, 2007 | Mercury P4VM800M7 Motherboard

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