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MY DOCUMENTS LOCKED!!!

I reinstalled Win XP to fix a bad driver I installed. Once it finished installing, it locked my old documents! They are still there but locked. HELP!!!

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Start the machine in safe mode by pressing F8 while rebooting ...then in safe mode right click the document and in the security tab change the permission ...

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I would have to let it get to the Win XP boot screen and cut the power and reboot before I could get to that screen. F8 just asks me what drive I want to boot from...

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Can,t get printer to work need to configure and get driver to work


Computer off, Photosmart C4580 OFF, and unplugged from power. Disconnect the USB cable from it to the computer.

Turn the computer on.
Remove all associated HP software for the Photosmart.

Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.
When the list populates remove all HP software for the Photosmart.
When finished close all windows, go back to your desktop screen.

Restart your computer.

HP Support > HP Photosmart C4580 > Main support page,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3418707&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us

Click on the heading - Software and Driver Downloads - in the list.
(Right side)

Select your Operating System. Click on the blue down arrow, to the right of the box with Select in it.

Click on the Operating System you are using.
(If you have Windows XP Home or Pro, click on Windows XP.
Unless you have Windows XP Pro that states it's 64-bit )

I'm going to use Win XP as an example, because the O/S you are using wasn't mentioned.

After you click on your O/S, go to the right, and click on Next in the blue rectangle.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=228&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=3418707

Using Windows XP for an example I would click on the + sign,
to the left of, Driver - Product Installation Software (2)

The drop down list shows;

A) HP Photosmart Basic Drivers
56.03 MegaBytes in size. (56.03MB)

B) HP Photosmart Full Feature Software and Drivers
149.41MB in size.

I recommend downloading B)
Get the full package.

Click right on the blue heading -
HP Photosmart Full Feature Software and Drivers

Scrolling down to the heading - Details and Specifications, and further down to the sub-heading - Compatibility, we see this software is compatible with XP and Vista.

Shows it to be compatible with Windows Vista, and both versions 32-bit, and 64-bit.

Only shows it to be compatible with Windows XP in a 32-bit version.

If it is good for a Vista 64-bit O/S, I'm going to go out on a limb, and state it will work with Windows XP Pro 64-bit.

To download the file click on the blue file name -

PS_AIO_04_C4500_USW_Full_Win_enu_120_210_NB.exe

( [1/1, 149.41m]
This means Page 1 of 1, and the size is 149.41 MegaBytes )

After you click a small window will come up.
Opening - and the file name.

Click on - Save File.

After you click another small window will come up. This time on the left side.
In the heading of this window, tells you where the file will download to.

It may have Desktop, or My Documents, or Downloads, in the wording.

[ Desktop, or Documents, or Downloads, for Vista and Win 7 ]

Write this down, and the file name. (File name; so you can find it later)

Desktop: The file will be on your desktop screen.

My Documents: Click on Start, then on My Documents.

[ Windows logo button, then Documents, for Vista and Win 7 ]

Downloads:
Click on Start, then My Documents. DOUBLE-click on Downloads.

[ Windows logo button, then on Documents. DOUBLE-click on Downloads, for Vista and Win 7 ]


When you see the file name DOUBLE-click right on it.
Follow the easy instructions.
(Next, Next, and Finish)

When finished close all windows, go back to your desktop screen.
Restart your computer.

Plug the USB cable of the Photosmart back into the Advent laptop.
Turn the Photosmart on.

After a few seconds, (After all of your Start-Up menu items are loaded, really), a pop-up should come up out of your system tray;

"Found new hardware"

,and perhaps another one,
"Found HP Photosmart C4580"

Post additional questions, or to have me clarify anything I have stated, in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

[ Why remove the software, then reinstall?

1) I don't think going to Add or Remove Programs, and clicking on - Repair, for the HP Photosmart software, will do any good.

I think there are too many files corrupted, and the software needs to be reinstalled in full.

2) You may get a driver conflict, with having part of the old HP software still there, and then reinstalling new software.

(Probability is pretty low, but why take chances, or have to do it all over again? )

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How do you fix a no sound problem in think pad t30 laptop


I would download the audio driver, and install it.

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page?

You will see five Audio files listed.

1) One for Windows NT 4.0
2) One for Windows 98SE, 2000, and XP
3) One for Windows 98 (Not the Special Edition version)
4) One for ADI MIDI driver for Windows NT 4.0
5) The last one for the OS/2 operating system

Matching up what Operating System you have on your ThinkPad, click on
- [ + ] Click here for files - (In blue) under the appropriate operating system listed.

I'm going to use the Audio driver for Windows 98SE, 2000, and XP, as an example;

There are two files listed.
A ReadMe file (Information file), and an audio driver file.
Click on - Audio driver package - in blue.

A small window will come up on the right -
Opening 1ga239ww.exe
Click on Save File.

Another small window will come up on the left.
In the heading at the top of this window, tells you where the file is going to download to.

For Windows XP;
It may have Desktop, or My Documents, or Downloads, in the wording.

Desktop:
The file will be on your desktop screen

My Documents:
Click on Start, then on My Documents

Downloads:
Click on Start, then My Documents. DOUBLE-click on Downloads

[ Win Vista and Win7 it's Desktop, or Documents, or Downloads.
Click on the Windows logo button, then Documents.
Or Windows logo button, Documents, then double-click on Downloads ]

When you see the file name { 1ga239ww.exe } Double-click on it.

Follow the easy instructions of the Installation Wizard.
(Essentially just click on Next, Next, and Finish, at the bottom.
Windows knows the proper place to put the file)

Also make sure you don't have your sound set on Mute.
(Start > Control Panel > Sounds, Speech, and Audio Devices > Adjust the system volume )

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Oct 24, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

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What's your problem?how to install graphic driver


Since you didn't post the exact model number of the Acer laptop, I can only give you generic information. (It's on the bottom of the laptop in a white sticker)

Go to the Acer Support website,

http://support.acer.com/us/en/default.aspx

Left-click on the Notebook icon at the top. Under the green - Product Support Materials heading, click on the green oblong 'button', with - Select Your Product By Model - in it.

In the list under - Select Line, click on the model line of your laptop
In the list under - Select Model, click on the Model of your laptop.

Finally click on Confirm to the right.

On the next page the page should automatically be open with the Driver tab highlighted.

Go down to the VGA heading.
Look at the Driver file/s listed. You want the newest one by date, or by version. Whichever is newer.

Left-click on the Download 'button'.
A small window will come up on the right.
Left-click on - Save File

Another small window will come up on the left. In the heading at the top of the file, tells you where the file will download to.
Write it down.

The wording may contain Desktop, or My Documents, or Downloads, in it.

[Windows XP. For Vista and Win 7 it's Desktop, Documents, and Downloads]


1) Desktop: The file will be on your Desktop screen

2) My Documents: Left-click on Start, then on My Documents.


[For Vista and Win 7 it's left-click on the Windows logo button, then on Documents]


3) Downloads: Left-click on Start, then on My Documents. DOUBLE-click on Downloads.


[Left-click on the Windows logo button, then on Documents. DOUBLE-click on Downloads ]


When you see the file name DOUBLE-click right on it. Follow the easy instructions of the Installation Wizard.
{Essentially just click on Next, Next, and Finish. Do Not change any settings. Windows knows the appropriate place to install the drivers}

You cannot just download the Drivers. You have to install them also.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

[You should be able to make out the screen on the monitor, even with graphics drivers not installed.
It will look like a page out of the Flintstones, though ]

Regards,
joecoolvette

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71 years old, would like a step by step procedure to transfer the content of my computer to the hard drive, than i would like to remove & reinstall window xp. This would greatly be appreciated. Thank...


Hi

Transferring file from your computer to external hard drive is very easy, just copy and paste all the files you needed to the external hard drive.

Reinstalling Windows XP would be quite difficult. Make sure you have Windows XP installer CD and all the utility hardware driver of your computer e.g. Chipset driver, Sound driver, VGA driver, WAN driver, LAN driver and others. If you do not have the Utility drivers, just download the complete set of utility driver in the internet. Most of them are free to downloads.

Here is the procedure with video on how to reinstall the Windows XP operating system (step by step) http://www.fixya.com/support/r7410371-reinstall_windows_xp_or_installing_clean

Please rate and make a comment if you find this solution very helpful and might help others as well. Post more comments if you need more help.

Regards and thank you for using Fixya !

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Did a fresh install of win xp pro 32 bit and now I have no sound


Download the RealTek AC'97 audio driver for this motherboard. Install it, restart your computer.

Gigabyte Support > GA-7VT600 1394 motherboard > Downloads > Drivers,

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=1667&dl=1#driver

To the right of where it states > Choose your OS: , click on the blue down arrow.
Now click on the Operating System you're using.
Click on Windows XP 32bit

Download the RealTek audio file. Go to the right under the heading > Dowmload Here, and click on the Country nearest yours.

In the small window that comes up click on Save File.
(Opening motherboard_driver_audio_realtek_whql.exe)

Quickly look at the other window that comes up, at the top of the small window.
This states where the file will be downloaded to.

May have desktop, or My Documents, or Downloads in the heading name.

After the file has fully downloaded, close all windows, go back to your desktop screen.
Is the file there?

The file name is motherboard_driver_audio_realtek_whql.exe

If not look in My Documents. (Documents for Vista)
Click on Start > My Documents

No?
Look in a sub-folder of My Documents. Downloads.
Click on Start, click on My Documents, double-click on Downloads.

When you see the file name Double-click right on it.
Now follow the Installation Wizard's easy instructions.
(Essentially click on Next, Next, and Finish)

Restart your computer.

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Need to backup content of Windows 98 computer via USB device


install XP next to win 98 on a separate partition, XP will automaticlly create a bootoption. If not possible, install XP over win98. documents etc will remain intact if you have enough diskspace.

If both are no option, create a backup from windows98 and than copy that one to any USB drive. Backing up from 98 takes veryvery long and so doesn copying to USB.

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Cannon MP 470 printer not printing whole document


Hi..
Try to reinstalling you OS (do not use repair if u use win XP, make a fresh copy), some viruses can affect document like this.
Thanks

Nov 06, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP470 All-in-One Printer

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Boot problems!


Hi gcooper1873,
If your primary IDE has a copy of windows already on it, than that alone can cause the system to re-boot & go into a loop of re-starting. It is alway recommended to install windows fresh when a user replaces the motherboard with a new motherboard. The only execption to this rule is if your replacement board is an exact match of the motherboard. Plat it safe. If you have another IDE data cable replace your current data cable. See if the system restarts.
If you have data on the primary IDE & do not wish to loose the data from your old windows than you need to create a new partition within the IDE's free space. This should stop the system from restarting. You can leave both IDE drives connected for this. Load your Windows XP CD & boot to it.
If the system does not load the Win CD than manually restart the system & press the F8 key every two seconds as the system boots. You should get this screen:
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High-light the CD-ROM with the windows CD in it & press enter.
Read the display from windows XP's screens. You want to create a partition within the free space of your primary IDE. Than you want to install windows onto that new partition. By doing this you will not loose any data from your old windows partition. (You'll be able to delete the old win partition later).
Install windows complete & install all of your motherboard drivers from the Gigabyte CD.
Turn on windows firewall for protection. Click on, Activate Windows & do so by phone. Its free.
Update window. (Suggestion, when updating windows look through the updates & find .Net framework 1.0) & install. Its prefered to install all .Net framework's in order. ( 1.0, 1.1, 1.1 hotfix, 2.0, 2.1 ECT). Windows will want to restart your system inbetween some of these. Do so. You will also notice you may have to click on your user ID to log into windows, this will go away after all .Net frameworks have been installed. Do not remove guest from within user accounts in control panel. Once windows updates are finished you can now copy the old partitions data folders to the new windows folders.
Suggested folder's to copy:
C:\Documents and Settings\ User name\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book
C:\Documents and Settings\ User name\Desktop
C:\Documents and Settings\ User name\Favorites
C:\Documents and Settings\ User name\Local Settings\Identities
C:\Documents and Settings\ User name\My Documents
Data from any program you may have installed.

Now you need to get rid of the old partition with the old win XP on it.
Use windows disk management program.
Click the start button, click on run & type in " diskmgmt.msc " & press the enter key.
You'll need to change the old win partition to a different drive letter. Example: Your IDE drive had one drive letter assigned to it - C:\. Windows most likely kept the letter C:\ assigned to your old windows.
With disk management you can re-assign all your drive letters. Once your sure you have all your data copied over onto the new installation you can delete the old windows partition.

Which one of these motherboards is your's? Click the link below;
http://www.giga-byte.com/Search/Search_List.aspx?Keyword=GA-P31&SearchType=Spec

Good luck gcooper1873!
Any question? Post it here....
Mike

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Window XP Home Edition Reinstallation?


If you did a reinstall of the Microsoft Widows XP or Vista and expected Microsoft Word documents to be usable without also reinstalling Microsoft Word you are out of luck. Microsoft Word is a seperate software suite. You can do one of the following:
1. Use openoffice to work with the word docs (openoffice.org for the free download)
2. Get ahold of MS Office from either a store purchase or a friend with a volume license.
3. Download from Microsoft.com the trial version of MS Office 2007 and use it until the trial runs out.

Hope this helps.


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Disk is Locked Error


If the My Music folder is in the wrong location or incorrectly assigned in the Windows registry, you may see one of the following error messages:
  • "The folder iTunes is on a locked disk or you do not have write permissions for this folder."
  • "The folder iTunes cannot be found or created and is required. The default location for this folder is inside the Music folder."

If you see one of the above errors, follow these steps to troubleshoot this:
  1. Verify the location of your Windows XP My Music folder. The default location for this folder is
    C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\My Music
    If you do not have this folder at the default location and have not moved it to another location, consider creating one inside your My Documents folder.
  2. Download and install Tweak UI from the Microsoft PowerToys website at http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx Note: This utility is for Windows XP only. Please review the system requirements before installing.
  3. Once you have installed Tweak UI, open it from the Start menu.
  4. In the column on the left, click on the plus symbol (+) next to My Computer and select Special Folders. ht1866_01.jpg
  5. In the right pane on the Folderlist, click My Music.
  6. Click the Change Location button. You may see a warning message appear with precautions for changing this setting; after reviewing the message, click Yes. ht1866_02.jpg
  7. In the resulting window, browse for the My Music folder as described in step 1, and click OK. ht1866_03.jpg
  8. Reinstall or open iTunes.

Oct 13, 2008 | Apple iTunes

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