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Can not get freehand8 to open on a vista system

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Try uninstalling>reboot & install again. Don't open the program. Now reboot again and then start the program.

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How to you do a factory restore for windows vista


Computer users restore their operating systems for several reasons, such as the presence of corrupted files and to return the registry to its original state. This removes third-party software that consumes valuable memory space and also rids the PC of malware and spyware. Windows Vista, although not the most popular Windows operating system, offered users the Vista Business Edition and the Vista Enterprise Edition, both designed for use by businesses or individuals.

Click the Vista Start button to open the Start menu and click "Control Panel." Click "System and Maintenance" followed by "Back Up and Restore Center." Click "Back Up Files" followed by "Continue." If prompted for an administrative password, enter the password and click "Continue." This opens the Where Do You Want To Save Your Back Up? page. Check the radio button to indicate where to save your back up data. Options include "On a Hard Disk, CD or DVD" and "On a Network." Click "Next." This opens the Which Files Do You Want To Back Up? page. If you chose hard disk, you must save the backup to an external drive, such as USB hard drive or flash drive. Check the radio buttons corresponding with the types of file you want to save and click "Next." Click "Save settings and start backup." Continue when the Backup Complete message displays. b> Restore b> Remove all peripherals from your computer, such as scanners, faxes and printers. Do not remove the keyboard, monitor or mouse. Power down your PC. After shutdown, power it up. Hold the "F8" key during startup before the Windows logo appears on the screen until the Advanced Boot Options menu displays. Select "Repair your Computer" using the down arrow on your keyboard and press "Enter." Choose your language setting and click "Next." Log in as the user that holds administrative credentials and click "OK." Your computer manufacturer will offer you the option of restoring to factory settings. For instance, if restoring Vista on a Dell, you must select "Dell Factory Image Restore" and click "Next." On other computers, click "Next" after choosing to restore to factory settings. Select "Yes, reformat hard drive and restore system software to factory condition" if using a Dell.

If using another computer, select a comparable choice, such as "Reformat the hard drive and operating system to factory condition." Click "Next." Click "Finish" when the restoration is complete.

Jan 14, 2013 | PC Desktops

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We have both XP and Vista o/s and are experiencing problems with opening pdf's using Acrobat 9 professional, long waits for file to open or having to restart Vista box before Acrobat works. Any ideas?


hi,
the acrobat 9 prof having with dll files kindly uninstall the 9 prof and then restart the system after restart install 9 prof again.
there is also update available but make sure you have licence copy then only update it.
how get update? this way open the acrobat 9 prof and click on about you will find update tab.
i hope this will resolve the issue,

Jun 23, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Inspiron 530s software problems


Try system restore if it works normally after this also turn system restore off and back on again as the problem could also lie in system restore information.

Feb 19, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop Computer

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Control panel of Desktop Computer HP Compaq dx 7380 not opening.


Hello
It sounds like its a bug in your vista. I had that problem on several computers. try to restore your vista to a earlier point.
Here is the guide how to do it. try to restore a week back.
I think its a graphic driver that messing it up, or some rights on your system catalog.


Jun 26, 2009 | HP PC Desktops

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Reformat windows vista from cd


Click start,all programs,accessories,system tools,system restore,and choose factory settings when the window opens.

Or if you have the vista disk,put it in the cd drive restart and tap the F12 key while it is booting.

Jun 02, 2009 | Acer PC Desktops

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Doing siytem restore,and have no operating system.Vista home premium model no s 3460 sofware build 82APv3PrA1.Im under warranty what can i do?.In the start of system restore computer stopped,message reeds...


Starting the recovery from power up If Windows Vista cannot open and if the Recovery partition on the hard disk drive is functioning properly, you can perform a System Recovery by performing the following procedure:
  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Disconnect all connected devices (such as the Personal Media Drive, USB drives, printer, and fax), remove media from drives, and remove any recently added internal hardware. Do not disconnect the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and power cord.
  3. Turn on the computer.
  4. Do one of the following actions depending on how Windows Vista was installed:
    • If Windows Vista came pre-installed on your computer, press the F11 key repeatedly when the first screen opens (the logo screen), until Recovery Manager program opens on the screen.
    • If your computer was upgraded from Windows XP to Windows Vista, press the F10 key repeatedly when the first screen opens (the logo screen) until Recovery Manager program opens on the screen.
    If Recovery Manager does not open, a set of recovery discs is needed to perform a System Recovery. Follow the instructions listed in Starting the recovery from recovery discs .
  5. Click Next .
  6. On the screen that prompts for Microsoft System Restore select No , and then click Next .
  7. The Recovery Manager gives you the option of backing up your data files. Backing up your files is recommended. To back up your files select Yes , and then click Next . Follow the onscreen instructions. If you do not want to backup your files, select No , and then click Next .
  8. After the System Recovery is complete, the computer restarts and continues into Windows setup. Complete the setup screens and wait until the computer finishes the setup. Then, turn off the computer, reconnect all peripheral devices, and turn on the computer.
  9. Before using the computer, update and protect it by reinstalling any virus and security software that was installed before the System Recovery.
  10. Reinstall any software applications that were added after puchasing the computer, and replace any files that were backed up.

Nov 06, 2008 | HP PC Desktops

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I installed the windows vista sp1 update and now roxio will not open on my computer. HELP!!


click on start
in start search type in RUN and press enter you will get a box to type in just type in rsturi.exe and press enter
you will get system restore option restore your system when you didn't install VISTA sp1
Vista sp1 have some problems and microsoft is working to fix that but it will take some time.

Jun 09, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I JUST BOUGHT A ARRE AGENT GO, 250GB AND PORTABLE MY OPERATING SYSTEM IS VISTA 64 BIT. I CANT GET ANY OF THE FREE AGENT TOOLS TO OPEN OR EVEN START UP, THE CEEDO SOFTWARE WONT EVEN SET UP ON VISTA 64...


The software said it did not support 64 bit? Then you will have to take it back, because your system will not support the software. Sorry

May 25, 2008 | PC Desktops

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