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Alot of bmp files and unknown apps on my computer.

I have deleted almost all of my programs that i have installed! I dont have a restore disk but when i really go into my system it shows that some files are still there an have to delete them from there. I have alot of bmp images and unknown application files. Some files are dated back to 1996-2008. Not sure what i should delete or leave alone! Not too worried about losing any pics or any thing. just don't want to freeze up my computer from deleting things I shouldn't. Really not sure what is safe to delete! Thanks so much for your help!

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Just reformate your pc and save all pics or eriplacible stuff but not programmes or exe/application files

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My Desktop is very slow and i want to reset it?


Your desktop probably just needs a good clean and tune up >?
And you might want to add some more ram.
Press windows button and in the search type msconfig go to startup tab and uncheck those you dont want to start.

scroll to the bottom toolbar bottom of screen right click you can select task manager applications also processes you will see whats running on your computer and ticking over you might have a virus

if you see something running that you does not need to be running select end now then you might you might uninstall that particular program

and some unnecessary programs

you should also check leads from motherboard to hard drive for secure dust free connections


click start control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now


click start tick in both boxes this will schedule to on restart
do not have any input while chkdsk utility is in progress any might damage your computer


also you might download and use this registry cleaner it is totally free to use
http://download.cnet.com/ccleaner/


then defragment your hard drive


adding more ram is the best way of speeding up a computer
If youre not sure if a module is right for your system use the

Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules

you should always ask for a guarantee on compatibility before purchasing any ram and buy working pairs if possible

you might have to many programs running at the same timeputting to much strain on the CPU central processing unit

try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs

This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.


Delete the files using Disk Cleanup
If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.


It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.




Open Disk Cleanup by clickingstartall programsaccessoriessystem tools and then clicking Disk Cleanup.

In the Disk Cleanup Options dialog box, choose whether you want to clean up your own files only or all of the files on the computer.

If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

If the Disk Cleanup Drive Selection dialog box appears, select the hard disk drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK.

Click the Disk Cleanup tab, and then select the check boxes for the files you want to delete.
When you finish selecting the files you want to delete, click OK, and then click Delete files to confirm the operation.

Disk Cleanup proceeds to remove all unnecessary files from your computer.

This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.

Delete the files using Disk Cleanup
If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.

It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.

Watch the demo (1:00)
and download and install either or all of these

http://www.majorgeeks.com/Microsoft_Security_Essentials_for_Windows_d6242.html
microsoft security essentials your operating system must be registered
Win7/Vista/XP 64 bit

http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=4281&file=1&evp=dbb3b0aebe6a6a4ff18089a6489a5e62 anti malware free edition Win XP/2003/Vista/Windows7

http://superantispyware-free-edition.soft32.com/

this should speed up your computer
or if you still just want to reset it use the system restore
System Restore

You can use the System Configuration utility to perform a system restore.

There are three possible restore points:System checkpoints that Windows schedules

Manual restore points that you specify with the System Configuration utility
Installation restore points that occur before you install a program or a serviceyou can use the system checkpoints or the installation restore points to restore your computer's settings to a date when it operated correctly.

This may also help determine the cause of the configuration error.

To perform a system restore, follow these steps

1.Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.

2.On the General tab, click Launch System Restore.

3.Select Restore my computer to an earlier time, and then click Next.

4.Calendar dates in bold are possible restore points.
Click the most recent one to view system restore information.

5.Select a system checkpoint or an installation restore point, and then click Next.

6.Close all other programs.

7.To start the system restore, click Next.

8.Your computer restarts.

Repeat steps 1 through 8 until you fix your configuration issue.
HP Desktop factory settings
The HP Recovery Partition that comes pre-installed on most new HPs is like built-in insurance if your system becomes unstable or fails.

If the problem is severe enough, you may not be able to start the HP Desktop Recovery Manager from Windows but you can start it manually by following the steps below.

Disconnect all peripheral devices and power on the computer.
Press the F11 key after the computer first powers on to start the HP Recovery Manager.

Follow the on-screen instructions to back up recoverable files on the hard drive to an external drive or media.

Continue following the instructions to recover the hard drive to its original factory condition.
Click "Finish" when the recovery is complete.

Reconnect devices and reboot the computer.
Reinstall software and update Windows and HP to current settings.

Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows Vista)

Dec 08, 2013 | HP Computers & Internet

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System restore to factory condition


Since you have already done a full factory restore you might only need to uninstall these programs or to a system restore to a date when you had your computer running with no issues.

Press windows button and in the search type msconfig go to startup tab and uncheck those you dont want to start.


scroll to the bottom toolbar bottom of screen right click you can select task manager applications also processes you will see whats running on your computer and ticking over you might have a virus


http://www.majorgeeks.com/Microsoft_Security_Essentials_for_Windows_d6242.html

microsoft security essentials your operating system must be registered

Win7/Vista/XP 64 bit


http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=4281&file=1&evp=dbb3b0aebe6a6a4ff18089a6489a5e62 anti malware free edition Win XP/2003/Vista/Windows7



if you see something running that you does not need to be running select end now then you might you might uninstall that particular program


and some unnecessary programs


you should also check leads from motherboard to hard drive for secure dust free connections



click start control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now



click start tick in both boxes this will schedule to on restart

do not have any input while chkdsk utility is in progress any might damage your computer



also you might download and use this registry cleaner it is totally free to use

http://download.cnet.com/ccleaner/



then defragment your hard drive



adding more ram is the best way of speeding up a computer

If youre not sure if a module is right for your system use the


Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules


you should always ask for a guarantee on compatibility before purchasing any ram and buy working pairs if possible


you might have to many programs running at the same time putting to much strain on the CPU central processing unit


try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs


This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.



Delete the files using Disk Cleanup

If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.



It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.





Open Disk Cleanup by clicking start all programs accessories system tools and then clicking Disk Cleanup.


In the Disk Cleanup Options dialog box, choose whether you want to clean up your own files only or all of the files on the computer.


If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.


If the Disk Cleanup Drive Selection dialog box appears, select the hard disk drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK.


Click the Disk Cleanup tab, and then select the check boxes for the files you want to delete.

When you finish selecting the files you want to delete, click OK, and then click Delete files to confirm the operation.


Disk Cleanup proceeds to remove all unnecessary files from your computer.


This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have.


Delete the files using Disk Cleanup

If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup.


It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need.


Watch the demo (1:00)




this should speed up your computer


To perform a system restore, follow these steps:

1.Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.


2.On the General tab, click Launch System Restore.


3.Select Restore my computer to an earlier time, and then click Next.


4.Calendar dates in bold are possible restore points.

Click the most recent one to view system restore information.


5.Select a system checkpoint or an installation restore point, and then click Next.


6.Close all other programs.


7.To start the system restore, click Next.


8.Your computer restarts.

Repeat steps 1 through 8 until you fix your configuration issue.


hope this helps

Nov 23, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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Can not uninstall nba live ask me for a disk but I dont have it


Install the program Revo Uninstaller

http://download.cnet.com/Revo-Uninstaller/3000-2096_4-10687648.html


Use it to uninstall. After the installer finishes. It will scan the computer for leftover files and delete them. It will then delete the entry from add and remove programs list.

Oct 17, 2012 | NBA Live 08

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Hi my name is Kyla and I have deleted a file for my webcam and now i have this message showing every time I try to open the webcam: corona\start_gb_mask.bmp. how can I fix it?


Try uninstall webcam program
  1. Open Programs and Features by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, clickingControl Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features.

    2. restart your computer

    3. reinstall webcam software (CD) or from (internet)


    Hope this helps

Feb 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have dell inspiron 5160 is very slow n getting problem in more time now problem is laptop wanted boot ,where is problem i dont know but stopped in unwanted time n after


5 ways to speed up your PC

By following a few simple guidelines, you can maintain your computer and keep it running smoothly. This article discusses how to use the tools available in Windows 7, Vista, and http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/maintenance/speed.aspx#">XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) to more efficiently maintain your computer and safeguard your privacy when you're online.

1. Free up disk space

The Disk Cleanup tool helps you free up space on your hard disk to improve the performance of your computer. The tool identifies files that you can safely delete, and then enables you to choose whether you want to delete some or all of the identified files.

Use Disk Cleanup to:

  • Remove temporary Internet files.

  • Remove downloaded program files (such as Microsoft ActiveX controls and Java applets).

  • Empty the Recycle Bin.

  • Remove Windows temporary files such as error reports.

  • Remove optional Windows components that you don't use.

  • Remove installed programs that you no longer use.

  • Remove unused restore points and shadow copies from System Restore.

Tip: Typically, temporary Internet files take the most amount of space because the browser caches each page you visit for faster access later.

To use Disk Cleanup

Window 7 users

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, click System Tools, then click Disk Cleanup. If several drives are available, you might be prompted to specify which drive you want to clean.

  2. When Disk Cleanup has calculated how much space you can free, in the Disk Cleanup for dialog box, scroll through the content of the Files to delete list.

  3. MORE INFORMATION GO TO THIS LINK: http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/maintenance/speed.aspx

Dec 06, 2010 | Dell Computers & Internet

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I have a lenovo Y410. I have this problem which keeps recurring often: the C drive gets full and even though I do disk cleanup, it doesn't help. I tried clearing my desktop of all the files and also, when...


go to search and type .tmp in the box delete all .tmp files on all drives do disk clean up delete all cookies and others, get winaso it is a free product to use and scanning will help clear up a lot.
If you have a lot of bmp files they take up a lot of room too.remove any programs you are not really using. I bet if you got win aso you would see your computer is really a mess. also every now and then
clean up your system restore with disk clean up.

Oct 21, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I have a dell insprion 1501 w/vista and my computer is running way to slow. sometimes my computer doesnt allow me past the login screen. I would like to restore my computer but i dont want to do a complete...


How to make your PC Faster & Stronger.
1.Clean Up Windows
The Disk Cleanup does a pretty handy job of wiping out junk you don't need such as Microsoft Office temp files and old error reports. To run Disk Cleanup, open My Computer. Right-click the drive the OS is installed on and click Properties. Under the General tab, you'll see a Disk Cleanup button. Click it and the app will run an analysis of the machine. You can dump the Downloaded Program Files, Temporary Internet Files, Offline Webpages, Microsoft Error Reporting Temporary Files, Recycle Bin, Temporary Files, Web Client/ Publisher Temporary Files, Temporary Offline Files, Offline Files, and Catalog Files for the Content Indexer with no ill effects.
2.Take Advantage of ShadowCopy
Windows Vista includes a nifty feature that makes incremental "shadow copies" of your document files. This lets you revert to a previous version of a file if you, say, suddenly realize you screwed up your resume and need to access the one from a month ago. Unfortunately, ShadowCopy is one of those premium features that's only included with Windows Vista Ultimate (or Business). Home Premium users can go pound sand. Or so Microsoft thought. Apparently, all Microsoft really did was remove your ability to access those previous versions- the documents are still backed up if you have System Protection enabled in Microsoft Vista. To make sure it's switched on (it is by default), right mouse-click My Computer, click the System Protection link, then the System Protection tab. There should be a check mark for each drive you want shadowed.
To access the previous versions of your file, download the free app ShadowExplorer from ShadowExplorer.com, install it, and voila, you can now browse through the tons of backed-up files. A drop-down on the upper left-hand side of the window lets you view the backups by date.
One more thought: If you're suddenly a little freaked out that almost all of your documents are secretly being backed up and, for the most part, hidden from you by Vista, you can erase all of those backups by turning off System Restore (right-click My Computer, select Properties, then System Protection, and uncheck the C: drive), or purge all but the last system restore point (go to Disk Cleanup, select More Options, then Clean Up, and delete what's unneeded).
3.Scan for Updates
Just go to DriverAgent.com and click the Web Scan button on the left. The app will run a quick check of your drivers against Phoenix's database of updated drivers and tell you what devices need updating.
4.Search and Destroy Malware
start with SuperAntiSpyware (www.superantispyware.com). After installing the app, you can opt to have it protect your home page or not. When you get to the General and Startup tab, select "Start SuperAntiSpyware when Windows Starts," "Use Windows XP Style Menus," and "Integrate with Vista Security Center." Also select "Do not scan when SuperAntiSpyware starts" and "Check for updates before starting on startup." Perform a complete scan and nuke anything that moves.
Now, download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (www.malwarebytes.org). Install it, run an update, and have it conduct a scan.
5.Decrap Your Drive
PC Decrapifier (www.pcdecrapifier.com) will automatically uninstall and delete the majority of trialware applications that are preinstalled on new PCs. Just download the free app, install, and run it. It will ask you if the PC is new or not. If you select not new, the app will create a system restore point.Once you're ready to remove the offending trailware, click Next and PC Decrapifier will automatically remove the junk.
6.Optimize Your Startup
Startup Delayer (www.r2.com.au).
First, download and install the app. Once you've launched it, you'll be greeted with a list of applications that are scheduled to run. You can disable apps you don't want to launch, like the annoying Adobe Updater, by unchecking them.
7.Defrag Your Drive
You can order Vista to perform a full defragmentation. You do this by going to Start, typing CMD, right-clicking the Cmd.exe app that it finds, and selecting "Launch as administrator." Now type defrag c: -v -w. The -v option is for verbose and -w is for full defragmentation. Those are the basics you need to know; to see all of the available options, type defrag /? into the command line.

Oct 15, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

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No c drive left showing o% space left?


Don't do any mistakes just follow the instructions bellow
  • Delete Junk Files in Windows 10:
  • Search Disk Cleanup in the search box or you can find it under Start > All Apps > Windows Administrative Tools.
  • Click on Disk Cleanup to start the program. You will be asked which drive you want to clean up.
  • The default is C drive. Just make sure it is selected and click on OK.
The disk cleanup program will then start analyzing different folders and types of files that it thinks is safe to delete.
no-c-drive-left-showing-o-space-left-qxiko4mbhn3xwpbyjhiay14v-2-0.png When the analyzing is done, you will be presented with a window similar to the following - it lists what all is removable without causing problems to the operating system or installed applications.
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  • Click on Delete Files to permanently delete all the selected items from your Computer.
no-c-drive-left-showing-o-space-left-qxiko4mbhn3xwpbyjhiay14v-2-5.png Which files you can delete safely?
1. Temporary Internet Files
2. Downloaded Program Files
3. Offline Webpages
4. Recycle Bin
5. Temporary files
6. Thumbnails
7. Old Windows folder.

Mar 18, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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Toshiba\corona\start.bg.bmp Not Found.


That is an image file, it may have been moved or deleted, looks like from the file path it's a background image. If you want a quick solution you could just re-install the software. If you're feeling techy go into MS paint (start,programs,accessories,paint) open a new image paint the background black and save it as a .bmp called start.bg then place the file in the Toshiba\corona voila you've replaced the file...

Jan 07, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S2276 Notebook

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