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Updating to the latest version of Acer OrbiCam to take advantage of security and stability improvements.

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Connect your Laptop to Internet and download latest version of Orbicam. this should fix your problem

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How can I reinstal Windows Search and Windows Security Centre


Install Windows Security Center


Open Internet Explorer and navigate to the Microsoft Windows Update website.


Click the "Express" button on the main page to have your computer checked for important updates to be installed.


Since Windows Security Center is not installed, it will be detected and installed within the update.


Search the list of updates that will be installed on your Computer and deselect any options besides Windows Security Center that you don't want installed at this time.


Click "Install Updates" to begin the installation process.


Set your computer up for Automatic Updates to keep your computer up to date.

You can do so by clicking "Start" followed by "Control Panel."


Click "Automatic Updates" and select the recommended option.


Click "Apply" followed by "OK" to save the changes and exit the window.


Install Windows Security Center in Windows Vista


Click the "Start" button followed by "All Programs." Scroll through the list and select "Windows Update" from the available options. You can also type "Windows Update" in the search field followed by pressing "Enter" to access it immediately.


Click the "Change Settings" button in the left window pane.


Select the radio button next to "Automatically download and install updates."


Click "OK" when you have finished. Windows will begin to scan your computer and download the necessary updates, one of which will be Windows Security Center if it isn't available on your computer already. When the updates have finished installing, a bubble will pop up in your system tray telling you new updates have installed and your computer needs to be restarted.


Restart your computer and once you log back on to Windows, Security Center will be available. You can access it by clicking the "Start" button and typing "Windows Security Center" in the search field. It will also be available in the "All Programs" software list.


Reinstall Windows Search


If for some reason you've lost Windows Search from your computer, it is possible to reinstall it.

Reinstalling Windows Search will improve the performance and stability of your computer system's indexer.


It will allow you to sort and group results in Windows Explorer more quickly, and will improve the indexing of your online email.


It expands your system's ability to do fast remote queries of file shares, including on Windows XP and Server 2003.

It automatically indexes shared folders and contains improvements in previews for earlier supported operating systems (Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP).


When you type a search term into Windows Search, the results appear quickly.

This is also true for information from emails and their attachments.



Download and install Windows Search on your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/desktopsearch/choose/windowssearch4.mspx?tab=Install%20It

Click on the appropriate link for your version of Windows.


Click "Open" to download the file if you use Vista.

Click "Save" to download the file if you use Windows XP.


Click on "Run" to install Windows Search on your computer.

Follow the prompts to complete Windows Search installation.


Restart your computer.

Windows Search will be available in the Start menu if you use Vista.


If your operating system is Windows XP, use the Deskbar for quick and easy search access to indexed content on your PC or the network.


Personalize Windows Search for an optimal search experience .

Add-ins let you index Outlook saved email, Microsoft networks, Internet Explorer history and Lotus Notes.


Hope this helps

Nov 03, 2012 | Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

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What Does It Mean When Support for My Operating System Ends?


Microsoft Support for Windows Vista (with no service packs installed) ended on April 13, 2010, while support for Windows XP (without Service Pack 3 installed) ended on July 13, 2010. Windows 2000 support ended on July 13, 2010 as well.
There is no Service Pack 3 for the 64-bit version of Windows XP. If you're running the 64-bit version of Windows XP with SP2, you have the latest service pack and will continue to be eligible for support and receive updates until April 8, 2014.
If you are still running a version of Windows where support has ended, it means that version of Windows will no longer receive any updates from the Windows Update or Microsoft Update site. These updates are generally provided for security reasons to help protect the PC from harmful viruses, spyware, malware, and other malicious software. Windows Update also provides new drivers for your hardware that can improve the reliability of Windows.
Hackers love to take a security vulnerability in Windows and exploit it to their advantage. So, if a vulnerability is found in Windows XP or Windows Vista and you are not running the latest service pack, you will not be protected and will be at risk.

How Can I Tell What Service Pack is Installed?
Follow these steps to discover what Service Pack is installed:
1) Click on the Start Button
2) Right-click on either My Computer or Computer (depending on your Windows version)
3) Click on Properties
On this window, it should tell you which version of Windows along with which service pack is installed). It should also tell you whether you are running a 32 bit or 64 bit version of Windows.

Where can I download the latest Service Pack for Windows?
For Windows XP, click on the following link to download Service Pack 3

For Windows XP Service Pack 3 info, click below :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/learn-how-to-install-windows-xp-service-pack-3-sp3

For Windows XP Service Pack 3 download, click below :-
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5B33B5A8-5E76-401F-BE08-1E1555D4F3D4

For Windows Vista, click on the following link to download Service Pack 2

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 info, click below :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Learn-how-to-install-Windows-Vista-Service-Pack-2-SP2

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 download, click below :-
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935791

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I have a 64 bit HP pavilion with vista home premium. When the latest automatic update occured, it shut down Internet Explorer. In order to access the web I did a system recovery and shut off the automatic...


Remove the update the caused the problem in add remove programs, then update manually, or turn off auto update. You can also install and use firefox instead of IE or try doing a repair to IE. Usually IE updates to version 8 and it has problems - version 7 works fine. Uninstalling 8 changes it back to 7. Version 8 will not download properly on a lot of sites - they changed it so U have to use Windows explorer instead to download from FTP sites, and it will not connect to some sites due to all of the security they installed. You could try using default settings on security and turn off filters to see if that works. When windows updates IE it automatically changes to high security.

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I have an Acer Aspire 5610 and when i want to use the orbicam, there is message saying that orbicam is not found or is not working properly


Is it connected thorugh a USB port?
Go to Start > Control Panel > System and click on the Hardware tab, then the Device manager button. Check that you have Universal Serial Bus Controllers installed and that they are enabled.

If you don't have any or there is a problem with them go to Start > All Programs > Windows Update and follow the directions on the screen and install all the updates it says you need.

If that doesn't work - reinstall windows.

Aug 23, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I have a proble on my acer orbicam


try reinstalling the drivers for it

May 08, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Ive download flash player for this game and it wont work


make sure that your game supports the version of flash player.if not go to www.adobe.com for latest flash versions and updates.thanks

Nov 24, 2008 | Acer Computers & Internet

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My acer orbicam is not working with my windows, so i would like an update.


what acer laptop model you have? this is always the problem with acer laptops.

Aug 07, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I have an acer laptop with xp pro sp 3 installed(updated from sp1). I cannot access messenger mail and some ebay pages, error message on screen (page cannot be found).Have checked security settings against...


Acer Travelmate 4000 Series Laptop.
After upgrading Windows XP Pro to SP3 (from SP1) I encountered the problems with messenger mail and certain web pages being unable to open. I have since upgraded Java to the latest version ( not sure if this helped ) and then upgraded Internet Explorer to IE7 (was previously running IE6). Since then I have encountered no problems with messenger or any web pages. Hope this can assist any people that have similar problems.

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Personal secure disk lost on my acer aspire m1640 how do i get it back?


I'm having problems too with PSD. The hidden drive becomes inaccessible. I've discovered that removing then re-installing the eDataSecurity, the PSD drive re-appears with all the data. See this site for the latest version of eDataSecurity.
http://www.egistec.com/oem-acer001/program-update.html

I haven't had much luck with Acer PSD. When I go to type in my password to unlock the PSD I get a message something like the software is no longer functioning (forgot the exact error msg).

Good luck.

Jul 11, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Travelmate 8204 orbicam sucks. Very choppy. Am I missing simething to make is smoother?


Firstly, make sure that you have the latest drivers for the cam. Then, if the "choppiness" of the cam is isolated when you're chatting away with your webcam, you might also want to check that your Internet connection is good enough (768Kbps at least).

Then again, Acer has been notorius for bad products. I even had this Acer Aspire3000 once. Just one year later everything - one by one - started malfunctioning.

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