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Error i get an error 42 when i try to check my send folder or any of my folders i cannot get in any of them, i did delete the cookies and the temp internet files the way it told me but it still is there so i cannot check on my sent mail or delete old mails, i cannot reinstall aol as im in europe and do not have the disk with me, can anyone tell me what to do.. i rebooted several times as well..

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  • M Norwood May 11, 2010

    'Error 42'. *sigh*. A little Generic. What program, what OS, etc.


    AOL is far from perfect...

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Hi can you use system restore to reset your system? As error 42 is a corrupt registery I'm not sure it will work but is certainly worth a try.
Under Vista, start and type in system restore and select the nearest restore date to the day it crashed and follow instructions.
Under XP, start, programs, accessories, system, system restore etc..

Hope this works.Let us know how you get on.

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Try to see if you can uninstall the DVD program, if any, and look this error
Error #42 RealPlayer Decoder was not initialized before attempting to use it

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It runs really slow and will freeze up. Ran a virus scan and nothing shows up. Ran clean up a defragment and upgraded the memory. nothing works.


YOU CAN PERFORM A FEW MORE STEPS
Manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 6 1. Exit Internet Explorer 6, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer. 2. Click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER. 3. On the General tab, click Delete Cookies in the Internet Properties dialog box, under Temporary Internet Files. 4. In the Delete Files dialog box, click to select the Delete all offline content check box, and then click OK.
RUN DISK CLEANUP
DELETE TEMP FILES
1. Click on Start and then Run.
2. In the text box in the Run window, type %Temp% and click OK. A folder full of files and other folders will appear.
3 All of the folders and files you see in this Temp folder are no longer being used by Windows XP and can safely be deleted.
4. To remove individual folders or files, hold down your Ctrl key while left-clicking on each item you want delete. Release the Ctrl key when you're finished.
5. To delete these items, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
6. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens.
7. To remove everything inside the Temp folder, choose Edit and then Select All from the menu. 8. Now that all of the files and folders are selected, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
9. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens. 10. After all of the files have been deleted
DELETE PREFETCH
1. Click on Start and then Run.
2. In the text box in the Run window, type “Prefetch” and click OK. A folder full of files and other folders will appear.
3 All of the folders and files you see in this Prefetch folder , Remove them.
4. To remove individual folders or files, hold down your Ctrl key while left-clicking on each item you want delete. Release the Ctrl key when you're finished.
5. To delete these items, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
6. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens.
7. To remove everything inside the Temp folder, choose Edit and then Select All from the menu. 8. Now that all of the files and folders are selected, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
9. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens. 10. After all of the files have been deleted you can close the window and empty your Recycle Bin, permanently removing the files from your PC.
Note: If you are unable to clean up the Prefetch files follow these steps to remove the Prefetcher from the registry residual
Download Revo Uninstaller: http://www.revouninstaller.com/download/revosetup.exe
AND REMOVE UNWANTED PROGRAMS
DOWNLOAD CCLEANER CCleaner can be downloaded from http://www.ccleaner.com/ AND RUN IT
CREATE A NEW USER ACCOUNT

Jan 31, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1602HM (CPQSR1602HM)...

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I get error building cache code 209


can u explain bit more..like wen u get this error

Mar 25, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Speed Up Windows XP in 5 Steps


Most of the times we observe that our system seems to gradually slow down. Here below i am listing five basic and easy steps
that can help you speed up your Windows XP computer.

1. Clear the Prefetch Folder :The Prefetch Folder contains files that keep getting stored on your computer whenever you launch any program or application. Deleting these files clears up space on your system that might have caused the slow down. Here is how you need to go about it.
Click Start..click Run..type Prefetch and click ok. The prefetch folder will open up. Press Ctrl and A together. This highlights the entire contents of the folder. Press the Delete key on the keyboard and confirm the deletion. Once done close the prefetch folder window. Now right click on the recycle bin icon on the desktop and right click and select empty recycle
bin and then confirm the deletion.

2. Disable Startup Items: Certain programs get initiated in the background as soon as your system starts causing the system to slow down. These programs are actually not required on startup but because they get initiated it affects the system performance. Here below i am listing the steps to take care of this issue. Please note this step is very effective and
enhances your system startup speed significantly.
Click Start...click Run...type msconfig and click Ok.
The System Configuration utility window will open.
Click on the Startup tab on the top right. Click on the disable all button. Once done, in the list above, you will see many options with checkboxes. Please check any option that indicates your antivirus program software and internet service provider.
Click Apply and Ok. Please restart the system once.Once the system reboots you will get a message coming up saying "You have used the system configuration utility...." Please check the option below that says" Do not show this message again" and click OK.

3.Clear the Temporary Files Folder: Certain temporary files get created as a cache of our activity on the system. Clearing these files from time to time also improves the system speed. Below are the steps for the same.
Click Start..Click Run...Type %temp% and click Ok.The temporary files folder opens.Press Ctrl and A together. This highlights the entire contents of the folder. Press the Delete key on the keyboard and confirm the deletion. Once done close the folder window. Now right click on the recycle bin icon on the desktop and right click and select empty recycle bin
and then confirm the deletion.

4.Clear Cookies and Temp Internet Files: As you browse the internet the images of the pages you view get saved on the system occupying space on the system. Clearing these files increases your system performance while on the internet.
Open Internet Explorer. Click on the Tools menu on top right. Click Internet Options. Click on delete button to delete cookies, files and browsing history. Click Apply and Click Ok.

5.Scan our system for infection: Your system might run slow in case its infected with virus, spyware, malware, adware, trojans etc. Here below i am listing a tool that you can download and run on the system Its free of cost and is very effective. It scans your system and cleans up any infection. Click on the below link to download the tool. The link that opens up also has a tutorial on running the tool in case you face any difficulty.
Download Combofix Tool


With the above 5 steps, your system speed should surely get enhanced.


If you find the information shared by me in the above tip useful, please do rate the tip.
All the Best!!!

on Dec 09, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Dell Dimension 4600 desk top out of virtual memory


Some computers can be slow or short of hard drive space for quite simple reasons.
Windows and other program hide temporary files in lots of different places
The best option is not always a program or utility and if you want to do as much as you can for FREE like I do then you have a few options.
 
1. First you need to be in windows explorer.
 
2. Click TOOLS and FOLDER OPTIONS
 
3. Now click the VIEW tab
 
4. Tick the Show Hidden Files And Folders option
Unpick Hide Protected Operating System Files (it may warn you but you can ignore it)
 
5. Click APPLY then OK
 
6. NOTE some files may not delete this is OK Also DO NOT DELETE the folder itself where mentioned for cleaning.
 
7. Using windows explorer go into the WINDOWS folder and look for a directory called TEMP (it is possible there may be more than one)
 
8. Select all the contents and delete them. Do the same for any other temp folder e.g. temp000
 
9. Now navigate to Documents and Settings
There are quite a few folders in here that can be cleaned up
 
10. Look for folders named "Local Settings" In there you will find more TEMP folders that can be cleaned out
 
11. Now look inside the Temporary Internet Files. Delete anything EXCEPT cookies. Otherwise passwords for some sites you have stored may need you to type the password again.
 
12. Do this for each user / profile you see.
 
13. Now check the C: drive itself and see if there are any Temp folders and clean those out too
 
To prevent accidental deletion of any files windows needs you should go back to step (4) and change the two settings back to their original
 
Hope this gives you the information you need

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Dec 11, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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My my internet pages and tabs wont close


Some computers can be slow or short of hard drive space for quite simple reasons.
Windows and other program hide temporary files in lots of different places
The best option is not always a program or utility and if you want to do as much as you can for FREE like I do then you have a few options.
 
1. First you need to be in windows explorer.
 
2. Click TOOLS and FOLDER OPTIONS
 
3. Now click the VIEW tab
 
4. Tick the Show Hidden Files And Folders option
Unpick Hide Protected Operating System Files (it may warn you but you can ignore it)
 
5. Click APPLY then OK
 
6. NOTE some files may not delete this is OK Also DO NOT DELETE the folder itself where mentioned for cleaning.
 
7. Using windows explorer go into the WINDOWS folder and look for a directory called TEMP (it is possible there may be more than one)
 
8. Select all the contents and delete them. Do the same for any other temp folder e.g. temp000
 
9. Now navigate to Documents and Settings
There are quite a few folders in here that can be cleaned up
 
10. Look for folders named "Local Settings" In there you will find more TEMP folders that can be cleaned out
 
11. Now look inside the Temporary Internet Files. Delete anything EXCEPT cookies. Otherwise passwords for some sites you have stored may need you to type the password again.
 
12. Do this for each user / profile you see.
 
13. Now check the C: drive itself and see if there are any Temp folders and clean those out too
 
To prevent accidental deletion of any files windows needs you should go back to step (4) and change the two settings back to their original

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Nov 23, 2009 | Gateway PC Desktops

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Pc is very slow. and stops sometime . have 80% of HD space. 500some menory


Some computers can be slow or short of hard drive space for quite simple reasons.
Windows and other program hide temporary files in lots of different places
The best option is not always a program or utility and if you want to do as much as you can for FREE like I do then you have a few options.
 
 
1. First you need to be in windows explorer.
 
2. Click TOOLS and FOLDER OPTIONS
 
3. Now click the VIEW tab
 
4. Tick the Show Hidden Files And Folders option
Unpick Hide Protected Operating System Files (it may warn you but you can ignore it)
 
5. Click APPLY then OK
 
6. NOTE some files may not delete this is OK Also DO NOT DELETE the folder itself where mentioned for cleaning.
 
7. Using windows explorer go into the WINDOWS folder and look for a directory called TEMP (it is possible there may be more than one)
 
8. Select all the contents and delete them. Do the same for any other temp folder e.g. temp000
 
9. Now navigate to Documents and Settings
There are quite a few folders in here that can be cleaned up
 
10. Look for folders named "Local Settings" In there you will find more TEMP folders that can be cleaned out
 
11. Now look inside the Temporary Internet Files. Delete anything EXCEPT cookies. Otherwise passwords for some sites you have stored may need you to type the password again.
 
12. Do this for each user / profile you see.
 
13. Now check the C: drive itself and see if there are any Temp folders and clean those out too
 
To prevent accidental deletion of any files windows needs you should go back to step (4) and change the two settings back to their original

Oct 06, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Can't delete all cookies


Go to the root (Which has the windows partition)
Go to Tools menu->Folder Options-> View
Select the options to see the hidden files and folders and untick the "Hide protected operating system file (Recommended)" also(Make sure to reset the options when the work is done). The go to here
Root:\Documents and Settings\<Your User Name>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files and delete all the cookies. When you delete cookie make sure you remove the temp files also from the browser(this is fir IE). And make sure that you don't have any page loaded. If you save any other settings like passwords, it may not remove those until u reset those settings.
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Jun 23, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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CANNOT WATCH MY EPISODES ON ABC


Have you ever cleaned the Temp files off your PC? Sounds like you've used up all your temp file space.

Download and run CCleaner (www.ccleaner.com). This is a serious "degreaser" for the PC, best tool ever made for serious housekeeping.

OR simply go to Start/Control Panel/Internet Options. Under Browsing history, select Delete Temporary Internet Files.

While there, may as well delete your Cookies since they hold your surfing profile.

Mar 13, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer

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Cant send e mail


If you internet connection is up then you are experiencing with cache problems or over limit size (outlook)

for out look:
if you can not send email and server is up means you are out of limited size so you need to create new pst file.
how to create new pst file?
a. Click on tool menu
b. select email accounts...
c. check mark on view or change existing e-mail account then click on Next7e2483b.gif
d. Click on New outlook Data file..
e. select Office outlook personal folders file (.pst) and click on ok
f. locate your pst file (by default it goes on outlook folder or exchange
g. click on ok
h. Give your personal folder name then click on ok.
i. now selet your new personal folder from "Deliver new email to the following location" just click on drop down button and select your new created folder one.
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And


if you have problem sending email on hotmail, yahoo or google then you need to clean just cache
how to clean caches ?
Right click on your internet explorer icon>Properties
then
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Delete cookies, delete Files and clik on ok.
one more thing

Click on start>run and type in "prefetch" without qouets.
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and press CRTL+A and delete all availabe files (junk caches for windows).

now reboot your pc and that's it.

Good luck and rate all answers.





Feb 23, 2009 | HP PC Desktops

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I get very low speed


Low internet speed? Computer running slow? If this has to do with your internet you may want to contact your ISP and discuss with them why you are having low speeds. If this is not related to the internet then you should try upgrading RAM and possibly Processor speed.

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