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How to do a Repair Install to Fix Windows 7?


  1. Start the Windows 7 and log on to administrator account
  2. Disable the 3rd party antivirus, firewall or any such security program. These may interfere with the repair upgrade installation of Windows 7.
  3. Load the Windows 7 installation DVD into the DVD drive. Now click on the Run Setup.exe option in the Autoplay window from within the currently installed Windows 7.
  4. Next click on the Install Now button to start the installation
  5. Uncheck the I want to help make Windows installation better box. Following this click on the Go online to get the latest updates for installation option.
  6. Windows 7 will search online to install any available installation updates.
  7. Look for the I accept the license terms box and check it. Then click on Next.
  8. Follow it by clicking on the Upgrade option. Now the installation of Windows 7 will begin.
  9. After the final restart a blank screen appears
  10. Type in your Windows 7 product key number
  11. First uncheck the Automatically activate Windows when I'm online box at the bottom. After this click on the Next button.
  12. Now click on the Use recommended settings.
  13. Choose your Time Zone. Set the time and date setting and click on the Next button.
  14. Click on the option for your computer's location to select the correct network location type setting that has to be applied for the location.
  15. Now Windows 7 prepares your desktop to startup
  16. It's not over yet. Now, ensure that you are not missing any user file.
  17. Check to see if you are missing any user files. If you are, then you can copy them from the C:Windows.old or the hidden protected operating system C:$INPLACE.~TR and C:WINDOWS.~Q backup folders. (See screenshot below)
  18. Run the Disk Cleanup. For this click on the Clean up system file button and then check the Files discarded by Windows upgrade, Previous Windows installations, and Windows upgrade log files boxes. (See screenshot below)
    Note: This will delete the C:Windows.old, C:$INPLACE.~TR and C:WINDOWS.~Q folders

  19. Refresh the Windows Experience Index (WEI) score.
Finally you are done with the repair work. Now activate the Windows 7.

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I have a compaq presario cq56 dependency service

The error you are receiving is indictating one of two things:

a) The Windows Firewall has been disabled

b) The dependency files associated with Windows Firewall are corrupt or missing.

Have you installed any new software lately such as an Antivirus program or a third party firewall?

To deal with (a) do the following:

1. Click Start and in the Search bar type Services

2. When Services appears in Program list right click on it and choose "Run as Administrator"

3. Scroll through list and look for the following entries (they are alphabetically listed):

Windows Firewall
Base Filtering Engine
Windows Firewall Authorization Driver

Note!!! To get to Windows Firewall Authorization Driver you need to right click on Windows Firewall ' choose properties ' click on Dependencies tab

Make certain all are "Started" and while there set ALL to 'Automatic'

Apply changes and reboot computer.

To deal with (b) do the following:

1. Click Start and in search bar type Services

2. When Services appears in Program list right click on it and choose "Run as Administrator"

3. Scroll list to "Windows Firewall"

4. Right click on Windows Firewall and choose "Properties"

5. Click the Dependencies tab

6. Click on each Dependency and ensure no error messages. If there are any errors, follow prompts to resolve.

Check dependencies exist:

Dependencies are located here:


Check there to ensure the files exist. If not you'll need to do a Repair using Windows DVD to replace or install them.

Another method that may resolve issue:

1. Click Start ' click Control Panel

2. If not all ready doing so, click "View" and select Category

3. Click on the Green writing: "System and Security"

4. Click the Green writing: "Administrative Tools"

5. Scroll down and double click on "Services"

6. Scroll down and double click "Windows Firewall"

7. Open "Log on" tab

8. Place a dot next to "This account" and click the Browse button

9. Browse for "Local Service" user and click the Advanced button

10. Click the "Find Now" button and choose "Local Service" listed below

11. Leave the password field blank, then Apply changes.

12. Reboot computer

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i every time open my computer one massage is open on my desktop your system may be at risk how to solve this problem

Windows is alerting you that you have either

1. No firewall settings configured, no firewall, or turned off windows firewall


2. No anti-virus/anti-malware software

To solve number one, you should turn on the windows firewall or install a 3rd party firewall program of your choosing. To turn on windows firewall, follow this procedure for Windows XP:

1. START > Control Panel > Security Center
2. When security center opens, look for the section "Manage Security Settings For" then click "Windows Firewall."
3. In the Dialog box that comes up, click the circle in front of "On" to turn on the firewall. This setting may already be turned on. Verify the firewall is turned on.
4. Click "Ok" to save your choices and exit, or "Cancel" to close the window without saving any choices.

If you choose to install a 3rd party firewall program, use the above procedure and select "OFF" in step 3. You want to do this so that there will not be conflicts between the Windows Firewall and the 3rd party firewall program. Once you turn off Windows firewall, immediately install and turn on your 3rd party firewall program to minimize exposing your computer to threats.

For number two, you should install a quality anti-virus or anti-malware program. McAfee, and Norton are popular choices. Avast! Antivirus, AVG and Malware Bytes are a bit more comprehensive, especially Malware Bytes. Avast! Antivirus is free, both to download and update. The license lasts a year, but you can simply re-download and install the program to get a fresh new license that's good for a year. Each program has varying features and goodies, so choose the one that's best for you.

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it showing that it connected but web page can open

1.Powercycle your equipment ( Unplug then plug back in) this means your Modem and your Router.
wait 15 seconds then plug back in.
2.Open Network Connections. Xp:Start/Run/Type ncpa.cpl then hit ok
Vista/7:Start/Search bar type ncpa.cpl then hit enter.
3.Right click on the connection your using and hit properties, Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6
Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 and hit properties.
4.Ensure obtain ip address automatically and obtain DNS server automatically is checked if not check both boxes.
5.Disable all firewalls, Xp:Start/Control Panel/Switch to classic view/Windows Firewall/Turn Off
Vista/7 Start/Control Panel/Security/Change Windows firewall settings
6.Disable Antivirus Software.
7.Renew Ipaddress XP:Start/Run/Type cmd hit ok
Vista/7: Start/All Programs/Accessories/Right Click on Command Prompt click run as administrator. Hit continue
8.In Command Prompt type the following: netsh int ip reset reset.log Hit Enter
netsh int ip delete arpcache Hit Enter
netsh winsock reset Hit Enter
ipconfig /flushdns Hit Enter
9.Restart Computer
10.If still unable to connect run antivirus and check for errors refer to your ISP Internet Service Provider

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