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Resetting i had a bad virus so i reset my computer but i didn't have the original cd so i bought vista windows one but now i can't find camera driver???

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  • mirnadalleh Oct 25, 2008

    the window i had add it is in French... is it possible to turn it ot English

  • Glenn Rogers
    Glenn Rogers May 11, 2010

    Hi,
    How did you end up with a French language version of Vista?

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Change the display language resetting - gl_icon_tip.png Applies to all editions of Windows Vista.
Which edition of Windows Vista am I using? The display language is the language that Windows uses in wizards, dialog boxes, menus, Help and Support topics, and other items in the user interface. Some display languages are installed by default, and others require you to install additional language files. When you change the display language, it is changed for your user account and is not changed on the Welcome screen. If you want to set the display language for multiple users or the Welcome screen, see Apply regional and language settings to reserved accounts.
1. Open Regional and Language Options by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Clock, Language, and Region, and then clicking Regional and Language Options.
2. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab.
3. Under Display language, choose a language from the list, and then click OK.
NoteIf you don't see the list of display languages, you need to install additional language files first. For more information, see Install a display language. When you change the display language, the text in menus and dialog boxes for some programs might not be in the language that you want. This happens because the program might not support Unicode. For more information about changing the text in menus and dialog boxes for programs that do not support Unicode, see Change the system locale.
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For the camera, you need to go to Sony's website, search for the drivers for your model, then select the Vista driver.
You may have to copy and paste the link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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Goto mrdriver.com you can virtually get any driver there. If not just type the make and model into google and something will come up.

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My son has an HP laptop and playing around, changed his password and then couldn’t get into his account. There were a number of problems here, any of which we could have fixed had we been paying more attention earlier on (like soon after he got his laptop):
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  2. We could have created a secondary administrative account on the machine with a password known only to me, his dad – but we didn’t.
We’ve now done both of these things since we were able to restore access to the machine under his previous password. But it was a bit of a trick to get access under the previous password. I figured we were going to have to reinstall Vista, using the File and Settings transfer program to first grab his old settings and files, and then reinstall all the programs – probably a 3-4 hour undertaking. But then I had another thought.
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  2. Reboot the machine and press F11 while it’s booting – on HP machines, this gets into the "recovery console" which is thoughfully put on the system disk in a separate partition by HP.
  3. Select to restore the system (note: not restore to it’s original factory condition – that will reformat your main partition and wipe out your files, which we really wanted to avoid).
  4. Chose to reset to an early restore point – in his case, there was a restore point just four days old. Vista creates these restore points regularly. The only thing he had done in the last four days was reset his password, so I thought there was a chance that Vista might reset the old password along with the restore point. I wasn’t sure it would, but I thought it was worth a try.
  5. It took about ten minutes for Vista to do this and it then rebooted – and he was thrilled that he was able to log in with his old password!
I’ve used System Restore in other cases to get rid of really wierd behavior, and it always works like a charm. This is yet another use.
Oh, yeah, and we then created a secondary administrative account on the machine. Do that right now if you have a laptop with just one admin account – then squirrel away the password somewhere safe at home and you’ll thank yourself one day.
Method 2. Use windows password key 8.0
Step1: Choose the existing windows password key 8.0 image file.
You can click "Browse" to browse Windows Password Key 8.0 image file. The file is usually located as the default.
Step2: Choose your CD/DVD drive:
Select "CD/DVD" and specify the CD burning drive from the pull-down list. Insert a blank CD/DVD disk into the CD-ROM drive.
Step3: The burning process starts.
Windows Password Key extracts the ISO image and copies the necessary files on a CD.
Step 4: Put in your newly created CD and remove your Windows password:
1. Insert newly created CD in your CD drive and reboot your computer.
When the CD boots, you’ll see Windows Password Key 8.0 initializing (see screen shot below). If so, you can continue to the next step. If the computer boots still boots into Windows, it’s necessary to change your computer’s setup to make it boot from the CD.
Step 5: restart the machine.
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Enter the recently changed password for the local user. Then you will get the above message stating ‘The user’s password must be changed before logging on the first time’
Click OK and type in the new password
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Voila, you have just changed the password for the local account. Now you can login with the newly created password.

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