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Message from windows Vista

When I click on a website, I get a message"window cannot open (name of site) please retype and try again.Then the site opens anyway! Not a disaster, but vey annoying

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  • branboj Jan 11, 2009

    I have XP Pro SP3 Vista Look with side bar
    and i remove gadget installer from my programs by mistake
    and now i can't find it on the internet
    can u ssend me a link or a program (i know it's small like 400kb) on my mail
    : branboj@gmail.com
    i can't install more gadgets and files .gadgets are now prog unscribed

    THX in advance


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Try resetting all of your options to default. Then,
Go to command prompt
Type in ipconfig/renew
Press Enter
Try a website again!

Good Luck!

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Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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Code error 80072EFE


I understand you receive an error message 0x80072EFE when trying to installing update from the Windows Update website. This kind of issue may be caused by hardware/software firewalls or proxy server or Windows category files are corrupted. Let’s try the following steps to resolve this issue.

Step 1: Check background programs.
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Disable firewalls or other Internet browser programs that can affect the Internet connection. The following programs can affect the connection to the Windows Update site and I suggest you remove or disable them:

McAfee firewall
Norton Internet Security
Zone Alarm Firewall
Panda firewall


Step 2: Delete the CatRoot2 folder
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A: Stop Cryptographic Services:

1. Click Start, click Run, type in "SERVICES.MSC" and press Enter.
2. Double click Cryptographic Services, and then click Stop (if it has been started).

B: After stopping Cryptographic Service, please delete the "Catroot2" folder:

1. Locate the "C:\Windows\System32\" folder.
2. Delete the Catroot2 subfolder in System32.

Note: I am assuming your Windows Vista is installed in C:\Windows.

C: Re-start Cryptographic Services:

1. Click Start, click Run, type in "SERVICES.MSC" and press Enter.
2. Double click Cryptographic Services, and then click Start.

After performing the above steps, please visit the Windows Update website and check the available update.

Hope this helps.

Aug 26, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I am running Vista and wireless modem. I tried to


To connect to the wireless network on Vista, perform the below steps:

1. Click START, Click Control Panel then click classic view in left hand side
menu.
2. In the main screen, open up NETWORK AND SHARING CENTER.
3. In the left hand side menu open up MANAGE WIRELESS NETWORKS.
4. If you see any name in the list, please select the name and click remove.
5. Once the list is empty, click on ADD, select the first option, ADD A NETWORK THAT IS IN RANGE OF THE COMPUTER.
6. click on your network name SSID and click on connect. If you have a Password setup on the router enter the security key.
7. This should setup the wireless network.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.

If I have helped you, please help me, and rate this suggestion the highest FixYa rating. If you cannot rate this post with the highest rating, then please comment to this post and I will try to help you further.

Regards
Anand

Oct 27, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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Windows could not search for updates.


From the case log, I understand that when trying to update Windows, the error code 8024402F was encountered. If there has been any misunderstanding, please feel free to let me know.

I also understand the inconvenience you have experienced. Please be assured that I will do my best to help you. Please be aware that these following steps may be similar as the suggestions on Help and Support page, but, they are more detailed. Could you please perform them step by step? This will prevent us from having to proceed with additional troubleshooting steps and provide us with feedback to further develop our support resolutions for future customers. Your assistance in the feedback process is greatly appreciated and crucial to creating the best support experience we can here at Microsoft. This issue can be caused by the following factors:

1. The Windows Update service has been stopped.
2. Corrupted Windows Update Temporary folder.

In order to narrow down the cause of this issue and resolve it, please refer to the following steps. After finishing each step, please check the result again on the Windows Update website.

NOTE: Some third party programs can affect the Windows Update service. If you are running any third party applications such as Spyblocker, Internet or web accelerators (programs designed to boost the speed of the Internet connection), security or anti-virus programs (Norton, McAfee, etc.), I recommend we temporarily disable or shut them down and then try accessing Windows Update later. Please understand that we are disabling these programs only for the purpose of troubleshooting and we can re-enable these programs after we finish troubleshooting.

Step 1: Verify the relevant Windows Update services
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1. Click the Start Button, in Start Search box, type: "services.msc" (without quotes) and press Enter. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
2. Double click the service "Windows Update".
3. Click on the "General" tab; make sure the "Startup Type" is "Automatic" or "Manual". Then please click the "Start" button under "Service Status" to start the service.
4. Please repeat the above steps with the "Background Intelligent Transfer Service" service.

You can also temporarily stop these services, restart the computer, and then start these services again. If any service is missing or cannot be stopped or restarted, please let me know.

Step 2: Rename the Windows Update Softwaredistribution folder
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This problem may occur if the Windows Update Software distribution folder has been corrupted. We can refer to the following steps to rename this folder. Please note that the folder will be re-created the next time we visit the Windows Update site.

1. Close all the open windows.
2. Click the Start Button, click "All programs", and click "Accessories".
3. Right-click "Command Prompt", and click "Run as administrator".
4. In "Administrator: Command Prompt" window, type in "net stop WuAuServ" (without the quotes) and press Enter.

Note: Please look at the cmd window and make sure it says that it was successfully stopped before we try to rename the folder. However, if it fails, please let me know before performing any further steps and include any error messages you may have received when it failed.

5. Click the Start Button, in the "Start Search" box, type in "%windir%" (without the quotes) and press Enter.
6. In the opened folder, look for the folder named "SoftwareDistribution".
7. Right-click on the folder, select Rename and type "SDold" (without the quotes) to rename this folder.
8. While still in the "Administrator: Command Prompt" window, type the command "net start WuAuServ" (without the quotes) in the opened window to restart the Windows Updates service.

Note: Please look at the cmd window and make sure it says that it was successfully started. However, if it failed, please let me know before performing any further steps and include any error messages you may have received when it failed.

Oct 04, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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WHEN I TURN MY COMPUTER ON I GET AN ERROR MESSAGE - HOW CAN I STO


Please click on Start, Click on Run and type the following in the open box and click OK
msconfig
Vista: In the Start Search field, type msconfig , and press Enter . The System Configuration window opens.
Or
Press and hold Windows logo key on keyboard and press R. It will open Run Window. Type the following in the open box and click OK
MSconfig
The System Configuration window opens.
Please click on Startup tab
Remove the check mark from entries related to Mywebsearch OR M3PLUGIN.DLL
Then click on Apply, Close and Please click on Exit without restart.
When the system restarts, you will see a message about System Configuration Utility. Click in the box for “Do not Show this message” and then click on OK.
It may work!
REGARDS
RAHUL

Feb 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Server certificate


When an SSL certificate is created, the address that will be used to connect to the web page is specified. (www.mywebpage.com) If you are connecting to the IP address of the website, it will tell you that the addres that you have gone to, and the site on teh certificate don't match. There are also some problems with forwarding domain names improperly. what address are you trying to go to, and what exactly does the error say? I have a DI-614, and have never had a problem getting to Secure sites.

Feb 10, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Windows cannot find 'gphone.exe'


Gphone.exe is worm which spreads via instant messengers. It usually affects Yahoo! Messenger and Google Talk applications. Gphone.exe send a message and invites victims to visit a website. If clicked upon, the link actually delivers a copy of Gphone.exe infection.

Most likely you have a security program that detected and removed the threat but windows is still trying to load the file on startup, thankfully it isnt able to because the threat is gone so windows is displaying that error message to let you know it was not able to load the file.

Go to Start > Run> type "msconfig" and press enter. click the startup tab and uncheck the box that says "gphone.exe". (it may have a long file or folder path in front like c:windowssystem32).

Go to this website if you need further removal instructions:
http://www.spywarevoid.com/remove-gphoneexe-gphoneexe-worm-removal.html

Jan 21, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Audio


try to uninstall the software and then the soud card of your computer.. then attach it again and install the software.

Mar 25, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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I can not play audio files


In the windows media player go to > now playing - more options - devices - speakers then changed the audio device to use your soundcard.

Also, uninstall any other players, they usually interfere with each other.

Mar 25, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Window vista key any version


TRY BUYING IT! What you're asking for is illegal and is called PIRATING!

Feb 21, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Error in IE on windows Vista


if you open the website and your IE crash, don't open again. try windows update, maybe there is an update for your IE. Otherwise using mozilla firefox

Feb 20, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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