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Understanding System Restore on windows 7

Using System Restore previous versions of Windows has been a kind of gambling. There is no way to know which applications or drivers, that might affect - you just try and see.

Windows 7 is different. Click My Computer, select Properties> System Protection System Restore Next, then select the restore point you want. Click the New button to "The detection of relevant programs and Windows will tell you what (if any) programs and drivers will be disposed of or recovered by selecting the restore point.

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dolby advanced audio

Roll back driver.

Right click My Computer > Manage > Device Manager. Choose device. It should be in sound. Right click > Properties. Driver tab and Roll Back Driver.

System Restore option.
Start > Search. Type System Restore. Use the wizard by choosing a date prior to the upgrade.

You could also check with Dolby for previous and correct driver.

Oct 05, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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i have a aspire 5520-5739 i can't restore it back to factory by using alt-f10 do u know what else i can try

Restore and recovery
The restore and recovery features allow you to restore or recover the system
from a factory default image, from a user created image, or from previously
created CD and DVD backups. You can also reinstall applications and drivers for
your Acer system.
1 Press <Alt> + <F10> or select Acer eRecovery Management from the
Empowering Technology toolbar to start Acer eRecovery Management.
2 Switch to the restore and recovery page by selecting the Restore button.
3 Select the backup point you would like to restore from. You can also
choose to recover the system from a factory default image, recover from a
previously created CD/DVD or reinstall applications and drivers.
4 Follow the instructions on screen to complete the process

Aug 14, 2010 | Acer Computers & Internet

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i accidentely deleted my web camera and when i try to open it, it says that: This application has failed to start because Image.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem. but i do not know how to re-install it. can u help me try putting it back in


You need to tell me the Operating System?Is that an Inbuilt Camera, you are referring to?

Also, in the mean while try to below Trick :-

System Restore

If you are using XP,the procedure is :-

To use System Restore to restore Windows XP to a previous state, follow these steps:
  1. Log on to Windows as Administrator.
  2. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore. System Restore starts.
  3. On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next.
  4. On the Select a Restore Point page, click the most recent system restore point in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next.

    Note A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.
  5. On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer.
  6. Log on to the computer as Administrator. The System Restore Restoration Complete page is displayed.
  7. Click OK.
If you successfully restored your computer to a previous state, and the computer is performing as it should be, you are finished.

Let me know with all details. Do Use System Restore before we look for the application.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Dec 26, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3610 Notebook

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Gateway laptop hang issue

Check the Windows Page File to determine whether it's system managed or manually set. The recommended settings is twice the amount of RAM installed in the machine. If set too low the system will hang often, especially when running memory hungry apps.

I would also suggest checking screensaver and power management options in the control panel.

If those don't work, close any unused applications which run at startup (Start, Run, MSCONFIG). Another possible solution could be updating your display driver.

Nov 06, 2008 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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