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System stuck The computer rebooted and now the computer is locked. The system starts as usual then when you select a user the wallpaper comes up but no icons appear. When I open the task manager it freezes the system. When I shut the system down it freezes on the saving settings.

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Try pressing F8 on boot up and when you get into safe mode, highlight the line that reads, last known good configuration. Press enter and the system should reboot and start correctly. If you still have no joy, you will have to do a windows repair using your windows cd.

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How do I change the wallpaper on my LG Android?

To change the wallpaper on your Android phone, follow the steps below:
1.Tap and hold on the "Home screen" to open the "Add to Home" menu.
2.Select "Wallpapers" and choose the type of wallpaper you want to implement. Three options may be available: Gallery, Live wallpapers, and Wallpapers.
Note: Live Wallpaper may not be an option on some phones. This is due to the limitations of the hardware of the smart phone itself.

Gallery allows you to set one of your own pictures as wallpaper. Tap "Gallery" and select your preferred picture. You can crop the part of the picture you want to use as wallpaper. Then, tap "Save" to set the picture as your background.

Live Wallpapers provides you with a set of animated backgrounds. Tap "Live Wallpapers" and select the live wallpaper you wish to use. Next, tap "Set wallpaper" to set the live wallpaper as your background.

Wallpapers are a collection of pre-installed wallpapers. Tap "Wallpapers" and select the one you prefer. Next, tap "Set wallpaper" to set the picture as your background.

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Locked password

Locked Password where? Bios Password? Hard Drive Password? Windows User Account (userid) Password? And which operating system?

If it's the Bios Password, then you will need to remove the CMOS Battery and let the computer sit for a couple of hours. Then put the battery back in and try rebooting. You'll have to go back into the BIOS or Setup to put the correct date and time in but the password should be gone from memory.

If it's the Hard Drive Password, you're kinda out of luck. Hard drives are locked 99% of the time when the computer is stolen. The original owner either locked it while he had possession of it or he could have locked it remotely when it was stolen to keep thieves from getting to sensitive data. The only way around it is to have the original put the password in, or Purchase a new hard drive to put in the computer, reload the operating system, reload the drivers and reload application programs.

If it's the Windows Password for User Account turn off the computer, then turn it on and immediately start hitting the F8 key until you see the SAFE MODE Option. Take the Safe Mode option to boot the computer. When it comes to the login screen it will show you the Administrator account and the Account for which you forgot or don't know the password. Log into the Administrator account (hopefully you didn't password protect it and forgot it). When windows desktop comes up click Start/Control Panel/User Accounts. When the User Accounts window opens up click on the User Account for which you forgot the password then select Remove Password. Reboot the machine

Mar 17, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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My notebook has fixed wallpaper.when i want to change my wallpaper there is no change in wallpaper . i cant understand whats the problem of my notebook.when i click the mouse right key there is no option...

Switch On your PC/ Laptop and log in to windows.

Go to 'Start'--->Programs--->Accessories--->System Tools--->Click 'System Restore'

A 'System Restore' window will appear.

Here you will have to check "Restore computer to an earlier time' and click Next

Now you will find one Month Calendar window with Dates below, go to the previous month by clicking the '<' sign in the upper left hand corner of the Month Calendar and select any date that you see in Bold.

Note: It is better if you could remember from which date you are facing the issue, try to select a date prior to that date.

The detail of that particular date should show "System Checkpoint" and time on the right hand side box. Select that date.

Now, Click on Next and System Restore will start and windows will take a reboot.

After reboot your problem should be resolved.

Oct 17, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Sylvania netbook synet07526 - - - cant remember my password. how can i reset the system? have tried holding down the reset button multiple seconds but the reboot does nothing but come to the password...

Resetting password & user name on Windows: b>*Start your computer
*Keep pressing "F8" as the computer starts.
*This will enter the computer in Safe Mode.
*(When the window "Advanced Boot Options" opens, choose "SafeMode" with arrow key and confirmby pressing the Enter key, then computer enters Safe Mode.
*Once you are in the Safe mode Click "Administrator" on the Windowslogin screen.
*Take note that you have set the Administrator password before, you need toinput the changed password instead of leaving "Password" field blank.
*Then click Start > Control Panel > User Accounts > Select the accountthat is locked and change the password.
**Restart computer and login into the account you just created using your newpassword.

Sep 24, 2011 | Sylvania G-Netbook

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I have acer laptop. wanted to set user password but i went to system setup and the computer locked, requiring primary master Hitachi HTS545025B9ALock please help!

did you set the hdd to be locked?or does it have a password?try to open bios settings>reboot.hit del>then restore to default settings... if this does'nt work;try to do the restoration system..just follow this steps;
1.Before system run hit f8 then click safemode, or read the manual of your machine of what key to hit entering for options.on my machine i usually hit f8 then click safemode 2.your windows start in safemode,then click start>all programs>accesories>system tools>then system restore... 3.Click restore my computer to an earlier time.then click next,select date to when your machine works normally or never unlocked,click next>then click next. 4.The system reboot;pls wait till the process ok and your done....
hope this help yopur problems...gudluck

Feb 09, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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After boot, appears ENTER PRIMARY MASTER HDD USER Password i need the password @ solution to boot up my lappy... thanks

How Do I Change the Primary Master HDD User Password?

Prior to loading an operating system, your computer will first execute the BIOS program. The BIOS has an extra password feature, called the hard disk drive (HDD) user password, that can't be bypassed and provides a layer of defense to keep your data secure. To change an existing HDD user password you will have to load the BIOS menu, which is only accessible during the computer's operating system reboot procedure.


1. Close any windows that are currently open on your computer. Eject any discs inserted into the optical drive and disconnect any peripheral USB devices.

2. Open the "Start" menu and select "Shut Down." Turn on your computer once the operating system finishes shutting down.

3. Press the key your computer uses to load the BIOS menu. For example, with Dell computers tap "F2" when the "Press F2 for Setup" option appears. Press the "Access IBM" key on IBM laptops or "F10" on HP desktops.

4. Navigate to the BIOS tab that contains the HDD password option, which will usually be the "Security" tab. Some computer manufactures instead include the password option in the "Advanced" tab.

5. Scroll down to the option labeled either "User Password" or "BIOS lock" and hit "Enter." Type the current master HDD user password when the prompt appears and press "Enter."

6. Input a new HDD user password and hit "Enter" again. Navigate to the BIOS tab labeled "Exit" or something similar.

7. Move over to the "Save and Exit" entry and press "Enter." Select "Yes" and tap "Enter."

Nov 15, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5610 Notebook

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Cannot maintain wallpaper.

1. change your theme to windows classic and then setup your favorite wallpaper.
2. if this fails create a new user account and see if you have the same problem in it too. If no, you can use the new user account and delete the one which you are using currently.

Jun 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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I am locked out

is it windows xp? reboot pc, press f8 before the computer loads just keep hitting it, but not too much, and choose safe mode. choose to login to the administrator account then go to control panel, user accounts, select the user account you forgot the password for and select reset password. reboot and you're good.

Apr 26, 2009 | ASUS Eee PC 701 Notebook

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E-Machines 560

While it starts up from a power down, hit F8 and select safe mode.

Let the computer start up completely in this mode.

Once all is well and good, shut it down and reboot and see if the problem persists. If all is not well and good, a major file in your computer has been damaged, deleted or corrupted, and this can be commonly caused by:

A hard drive becoming defective
A virus
It was accidentally deleted by a user of your PC

Sep 03, 2008 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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Cannot get rid of an unwanted program .

here's manual antivirus xp 2008 removal

If you are having problems with your desktop or getting the nasty message when you boot up follow the instructions below, but use the above link to remove the virus. YES THIS IS A VIRUS AND NOT A VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL!

First you need to stop the program from loading on startup. This is what you do to stop it:

Start, run

Type msconfig

Go to Startup tab
(if you've totally removed the antivirus program, you will not find these files and you can skip to the gpedit.msc step)

Uncheck lphc35dj0e1an
Uncheck rhc75dj0e1an

Click apply, then ok
Restart computer

Then you need to delete the main files this program uses. Delete the following file:


Delete the following folder and all contents:

C:\program files\rhc75dj0e1an

This should remove the program from your system but you probably still have a warning message displayed as your wallpaper in Windows and the virus removed the ability to change the wallpaper or your desktop settings.

To restore ability to change your desktop settings and select a different wallpaper and screen saver do the following:

Start, run

type Gpedit.msc

Navigate to User configuration, Administrative Templates, Control Panel, Display

Right click on Remove Display in Control Panel
Click on Properties and select Disabled

Do the same steps to change the following attributes to disabled:

Hide Desktop Tab
Prevent changing wallpaper
Hide Apperance and Themes tab
Hide Settings tab
Hide Screen Saver tab

You should now be able to use your computer normally and change the wallpaper/screensaver to something other than the warning message Antivirus XP 2008 set it to.

Jul 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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