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Logging on To log on. Click on name, then wait. Then a 3 line message. "The biometric authentication service is not functioning properly". "Log on without biometric functionality". "Wait 30 seconds, then prompt me again". Then wait again. Then to log on I have to click on "Log on without biometric functionality". All of this takes some time and is really tedious. Is there a quicker way to log on? Does the system think that I have a laptop with biometric log on? Brian

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Point your web browser at http://www.facebook.com

If another account comes up, log out of it by clicking the down-pointing triangle in the upper-right then clicking "Log Out."

If you then still can't log in to your account, click the "Forgot your password?" link located just below the password box on the login page.

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Point your web browser at http://www.facebook.com

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How to Enable Boot Logging in Windows By Dan Gookin from Troubleshooting Your PC For Dummies, 3rd Edition
Two event log files that come in handy for troubleshooting your PC are the boot log files. These files are created when you specify boot logging as a start-up option. The files are named either ntbtlog.txt or bootlog.txt, depending on how old your PC is. These files, found in the Windows folder, list the success or failure of various pieces of Windows as it's loaded into memory from the PC's mass storage system.
You can enable or disable boot logging by using the MSCONFIG utility. Follow these steps in Windows 7 and Windows Vista:
  1. Press Win+R to summon the Run dialog box.
  2. Type msconfig and press Enter.
  3. In Windows Vista, type the administrator's password or click the Continue button.
  4. Click the Boot tab.
  5. Place a check mark by the item Boot Log.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click the Restart button to restart now. Otherwise, click Exit without Restart.
    The logging doesn't take effect until you restart Windows, and you have no reason to do so immediately unless you really want to see the boot log.
In Windows XP, you can enable boot logging by pressing the F8 key when Windows first starts and choose the item Enable Boot Logging.
The boot log is overwritten every time you start Windows. And, the log is produced only when you turn on the boot logging option.
What can you do with the boot log? You can check for the failed installation of certain pieces of Windows or device drivers. The drivers or files are obviously flagged in the log. Because you know the filename, you can then either disable it from loading or look for an update.
  • Activating the boot log in Windows 7 or Windows Vista means that you configured your PC for a custom start-up. If that bothers you, disable the boot log after you cull whatever useful information you need from the boot log file; repeat the steps used to enable boot logging, but in Step 5, remove the check mark.
  • Traditionally, computer logs are all text files. They may have the filename extension log, or they may use txt instead.
  • You can search for log files by using the Windows Search command. Simply look for files named *log* anywhere on the hard drive, including system, hidden, and non-indexed locations.
  • Most log files are in plain text, but the text may be organized by using the XML, or Extensible Markup Language. XML is merely a way to organize information, and although XML files are readable as text, to get the most from the information, you should use an XML reader, such as the Event Viewer program.
  • If you find the file boot.ini on your Windows XP computer, you can enable boot logging by modifying the file. Open it in Notepad and look for the line that contains this text:
    Windows="Windows XP (That's only a portion of the line; in the file, it's longer). Add the text /bootlog to the end of the line. Save the file. When you restart Windows, boot logging takes place automatically.

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If You cannot enable 802.1x authentication on computers running Windows 2000 because support for 802.1x is not provided by default in Windows 2000. Therefore, the associated user interface (the Authentication tab) does not appear in the Network Connection Properties dialog box.

A supported feature that modifies the product's default behavior is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to modify the behavior that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that specifically require it. This feature may receive additional testing. Therefore, if the system is not severely affected by the lack of this feature, we recommend that you wait for the next Windows 2000 service pack that contains this feature.

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Collapse this imageExpand this imagedownload.gif English Language Version (http://download.microsoft.com/download/win2000platform/patch/q313664/nt5/en-us/q313664_w2k_sp4_x86_en.exe)

After you apply this update, follow these steps to enable 802.1x authentication:
  1. Installing the hotfix installs the 802.1x service in the disabled state. To change the Wireless Configuration service startup to Automatic: Right-click My Computer, and then click Manage. Click Services and Applications, and then click Services. Set the Startup value for the service to Automatic, and then start the service.
  2. Open Network Connections by clicking Start, pointing to Settings, clicking Control Panel, and then double-clicking Network Connections.
  3. Right-click the wireless connection for which you want to enable or disable 802.1x authentication, and then click Properties.
  4. On the Authentication tab, do one of the following:
    • To enable 802.1x authentication for this connection, click to select the Enable network access control using IEEE 802.1x check box. By default, this check box is selected.
    • To disable 802.1x authentication for this connection, click to clear the Enable network access control using IEEE 802.1x check box.
  5. In the EAP type box, click the Extensible Authentication Protocol type that is to be used with this connection.
  6. If you click Smart Card or other Certificate in the EAP type box, you can configure additional properties if you click Properties and then follow these steps in Smart Card or other Certificate properties:
    • To use the certificate that is located in the certificate store on your computer for authentication, click Use a certificate on this computer.
    • To verify that the server certificate that is presented to your computer is still valid, click to select the Validate server certificate check box, specify whether to connect only if the server is located in a particular domain, and then specify the trusted root certification authority.
    • To use a different user name when the user name in the certificate is different from the user name in the domain to which you are logging on, click to select the Use a different user name for the connection check box.
  7. If you click Protected EAP (PEAP) in the EAP type box, your Windows user name and password are used for authentication.
  8. To specify whether the computer should try authentication on the network if a user is not logged on, if the computer or user information is not available, or both, follow these steps:
    • To specify that the computer try authentication on the network if a user is not logged on, click to select the Authenticate as computer when computer information is available check box. By default, this check box is selected.
    • To specify that the computer try authentication on the network if user information or computer information is not available, click to select the Authenticate as guest when user or computer information is unavailable check box.

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If you can successfully receive e?mail messages, but can't send messages, then Windows Mail is having problems connecting to the outgoing e?mail server that's used to send messages. These are likely possibilities:
  • If you've never been able to send e?mail successfully using Windows Mail, your e?mail account is probably not set up properly. First, follow the steps to verify your e?mail account information in the "I can't receive e?mail" section of this help topic. If you verify that your e?mail account information is entered properly, you might need to change your authentication settings so that when sending mail, you sign in using your e?mail user name and password. Check with your e?mail provider to see if it requires authentication for sending e?mail.
    To use authentication when sending e?mail
    1. Open Windows Mail by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, clicking All Programs, and then clicking Windows Mail.
    2. Click the Tools menu, and then click Accounts.
    3. Under Mail, click your e?mail account, and then click Properties.
    4. Click the Servers tab, and then, under Outgoing Mail Server, select the My server requires authentication check box.
    5. If the account information that you use to send e?mail is not the same information that you use to receive messages, click Settings, click Log on using, and then enter the user name and password that you use to send e?mail.
  • Many Internet service providers (ISPs) require you to be directly connected to their network to use their outgoing e?mail servers. If you're using a mobile PC and connect to the Internet using a different ISP (such as when using a wireless connection in a hotel), you might be able to receive, but not send, e?mail. Some ISPs will allow you to send e?mail when connected to a different provider if you use authentication when sending. Follow the previous steps to use authentication when sending e?mail. If your ISP doesn't allow this, you'll need to find out the name of the outgoing mail server for the ISP you're currently using, and then change the settings in Windows Mail to use it.
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    2. Click the Tools menu, and then click Accounts.
    3. Under Mail, click your e?mail account, and then click Properties.
    4. Click the Servers tab, and then enter the new mail server in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) box.
    5. If the new outgoing mail server requires authentication, under Outgoing Mail Server, select the My server requires authentication check box.
    6. Click Settings, click Log on using, and then enter the user name and password for the outgoing mail server.

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Open IE8, Click Tools, Internet Options, Advanced, Restore Advanced Settings, Click Apply, Click Security Tab, and click Reset all zones to default level, Clcik Privacy Tab, and click Default (if greyed out, you are already using default). Click General Tab, and Click Delete, then select all but your Passwords, and click delete Button, then click OK. Close all IE Browser Windows. Reopen IE8, go to https://www.landregistrybusiness.gov.uk/hmlr-login/userintro and trty logging with your credentials.

If you still receive error message, Open IE8, Click Tools, Internet Options, Advanced, and click Reset under Reset Internet Explorer Settings, Check delete Personal Seetings and click Reset. Close all IE Browser Windows. Reopen IE8, go to https://www.landregistrybusiness.gov.uk/hmlr-login/userintro and trty logging with your credentials.

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There is a Windows XP service that often causes this problem, called "Routing and Remote Access". (C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs )

Try to disable this service and see if your problem disappears.

  1. Right-click "My computer"
  2. choose "Manage"
  3. look for "Services" (you might have to expand "Services and Applications")
  4. scroll down to "Routing and Remote Access"
  5. left-click "Routing and Remote Access"
  6. click "Properties"
  7. click (in the General tab) "Startup type" and select "Disabled".
  8. If the service is running, select "Stop".
  9. Try to log in again or (better) restart the machine and you should be good to go.

If you have any more questions or this did not solve your problem, just come back here and leave a comment - I'm happy to help.

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All my contacts are missing from my contact list


This is what MS told me to do..but did not work. Finally they told me to use 8.5. Try if it helps you.

Messenger Connectivity Log & Contacts Log

A. Delete the old log files.

Right-click the Start button and then click Explore. In the window that opens, click Folder Options on the Tools menu. Click the View tab, and then make sure that Show Hidden files and folders option is selected.

1. Click Start, click Run, type %userprofile%\Local Settings\, and then click OK.
2. Double-click the Application Data folder, double-click Microsoft, and then double-click Messenger.
3. In the Messenger folder, look for the MsnMsgr.txt file and delete it.

Note: If you get an error stating that you cannot delete MsnMsgr, please make sure that Windows Live Messenger is not running on the background. To check this, open the Task Manager window and check whether the msnmsgr.exe is running on Processes. If it is, select the application and click End Process. If you are prompted, click Yes.

To open the Task Manager: Click Start and then Run. Type taskmgr.exe and click OK.

4. If you don't see the MsnMsgr.txt file, please proceed to step B to enable the connection logging.

B. Turn on connection logging if the feature is not yet enabled.

1. Start Windows Live Messenger but do not sign in.
2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
3. In the left navigation bar, click Connection.
4. Click Advanced Settings.
5. Under Connection Logging, make sure that the Save a log of my server connections to help troubleshoot connection problems check box is selected.
6. Click OK.

C. Try to sign in to Windows Live Messenger again to replicate the error or issue being encountered with the service. A new connectivity log file, MSNMsgr.txt, is created the moment a sign in attempt to the service is made. When errors or issues are encountered, the connection logging feature will capture their logs.

D. Access the newly generated MsnMSgr.txt by following the steps in step A. Please look also for the ContactsLog.txt file. Please attach the files on your e-mail response to us.

Copy of the Windows Live Contacts folder

The Windows Live Contacts folder can be accessed on this path:

C:\Documents and Settings\ Your Windows logon name \Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Live Contacts

Note: Windows Logon name is the logon name that you use to sign in to Windows.

Right-click the Windows Live Contacts, select Send To, and then select Compressed (zipped) Folder. A compressed file is created in the same folder. Please upload the file to Windows Live SkyDrive and we will retrieve the file from there.

To access Windows Live SkyDrive, please do these:

  1. Open your Internet browser and visit http://skydrive.live.com.
  2. Sign in using your Messenger ID and password.
  3. Click on the Public folder.
  4. Click Add files and locate the zipped Windows Live Contacts folder. Upload it.
  5. Once the file is successfully uploaded, please send us the URL or link on your e-mail response so we can download it.

While we are working on this issue, we suggest that you temporarily use the earlier version of Windows Live Messenger (v8.5) so you can continue to communicate with your friends. Please note that to be able to install the previous version, you need to uninstall all the Windows Live Essentials programs (i.e. version 2009 of Messenger, Mail, Photo Gallery, etc.).

1. Exit Windows Live Messenger.
2. Click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl and press Enter
3. On the Add or Remove Programs window, click on Windows Live Essentials, and then click Uninstall/Change
4. Select Uninstall, click Continue.
5. Under Select the programs you want to uninstall, check all the Windows Live programs shown and then click Continue.

Windows Live Messenger 8.5 can be downloaded from:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7a1aae73-48cc-4f7a-b445-0487bd5e84ef&displaylang=en



Apr 29, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Live Messanger

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