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Can you help me solve my problem on how to delete the previous backup of my program. i used visual basic programming language. please help me on how to fix this problem..thanks and Godbless.

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Hmm, deleting a previous backup... you mean you have a folder with your project files in it and you simply want to delete it from your hard drive? I am guessing you mean something else or otherwise you would probably just be using the Recycle Bin.

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Not sure what u mean...i am a novice and i know i deleted files like gateway restore mangement and others


Your first step will be backup your important files. Don't write anything to your disk, before you do that. Every file is not deleted, it has just replace first letter with special sign (mark for deleted). If you don't write to disk, special programs can recover it (You need undelete tool program). To backup your important files, you can use live-linux DVD (Mint-linux is good). Write iso image from Mint web page with burning software to DVD, put into DVD and start computer. After that you can put memory stick and backup files from disk to stick. After that you can try to recover Windows (press F8 button when computer start, and going to "Safe mode with networking") You can go to ESET (Nod32) and download off-line tools for viruses cleaning. If you are sure that you have not viruses, you can try to recover Windows. When you are press F8, you have solution for choose previous state of Windows. Be careful, it is last step, and it will change Windows to before state. Windows will be like in the time when you install first time. If this is not good enough, you can only reinstall Windows. From Mint DVD, you can install Mint linux like backup multiboot solution. It will not have viruses problem. I suggest Mint, because I have Musical studio on that OS, and it look like Windows (It is based on Ubuntu linux). Good luck! If you need more information, just ask... I write lot of possibility because your short question.

Oct 13, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium...

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How to delete Microsoft Windows, how to remove Windows


In this tech article I will go over how to remove Microsoft Windows or revert to a previous version of Windows. Why would you want to delete Windows? You may want to remove Windows because you do not like that version you have installed, or maybe you want a different operating system like Linux.

In my method I will not focus on data backup and recovery. If you wish to backup your data, you can do so. After installation of your operating system you can restore the data from backup.

Install fresh operating system
This method is the easiest and I would say least problematic. This will format(wipe) your hard drive and install a clean operating system. No files will be saved or transferred in this method. So be sure to backup any important data you wish to save as it will be deleted during this method.

1)You will need the operating system media. The operating system you wish to install can be on a DVD or USB flash drive for example.

2)Insert the media and reboot the computer.

3)As the computer is booting up, you will see some options come up during the boot process(very briefly). One of these options will be for your BIOS. It may say press f11 for bios, or DEL for settings. What we want to do is go into the computer BIOS and change the boot order.

4) Once in the BIOS, change your boot order so the operating system media is booted first. For example, if you have your new operating system on a USB flash drive, then you want to make sure the USB flash drive is first in the boot order list.

5)Once you make the boot order changes, exit out of BIOS saving your settings. When your computer reboots again it will boot to the media you selected.

6)Depending on what operating system you had installed before, you may get different options. You may get options to perform a recovery and or to just do a fresh install. We want to make sure you do a fresh install. This will format(wipe) the hard drive and install the operating system you wish to use. The hard drive will be formatted and the operating system installed. Once installed, you will go over settings basic computer settings like language, time, computer name and internet connectivity. This varies depending on the operating system you are using. Be sure to follow the on screen prompts.


If you installed Windows 7 over an older version of Windows
In this method you can revert Windows 7 to a previous version of Windows. The Windows 7 installation will have created a Windows.old folder that contains your previous operating system and personal files. This Windows.old folder is in the root of the Windows partition. Reverting does not keep any current files or settings so beware. Your computer will be reverted to its previous state before Windows 7 was installed.

The following tech article from Microsoft will go over the process to revert Windows 7 to a previous version of Windows that was installed.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971760

The following tech article from Microsoft will go over how to do this process with Windows XP.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303661


Wipe hard drive securely
If you want to truly erase data you will need to use software utilities to do this. Deleting data on your computer or reformatting your hard drive will not completely erase the data. There are numerous software programs out there you can use, free and costly.

A free tool you can use to erase your hard drive is KillDisk. You can click the link below to visit the site and download the software.
http://www.killdisk.com/downloadfree.htm


I hope my article was informative. Be sure to check out my other Tips and Tricks by clicking on my profile name and then clicking on "Tips" at the top left of my profile.

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on Jun 15, 2011 | Operating Systems

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My video foder is deleted


If you have System Restore running you could use the free 'Shadow Explorer' in the 'Home' versions of Vista to extract a previous copy of the folder from the System Restore backups - (without having to do a full Sytem Restore).

http://www.shadowexplorer.com/

You may have to install and/or run the program as an administrator though.

Any doubts you can contact a technician through the website

www.thebestpcdoctor.com

Toll Free: 877 407 8229

Sep 20, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Cant uninstall a program


It might be a problem that the install.log file has been deleted. When some programs uninstall it reads from this file to clear the installed components and the registry entries, if the uninstaller cannot get this file it cannot uninstall the program. Try deleting the folder of the program and then delete the unwanted registry entries by using the software CCleaner (freeware). http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

Jun 18, 2010 | Microsoft Operating Systems

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Following a System Restore on my Dell Inspiron it has come up with windowsroot system 32 ntoskrnl. The computer was not supplied with the full Window's XP home edition CD, just a Dell reinstallation CD...


If you get that message every time you run system restore, that restore point is no longer any good. You need to try a different restore point on a different date. System restore is NOT meant to be a backup. You need to be running a backup of your computer if you don't want to lose your data. Hopefully you will have another restore point, possibly earlier than the one you used, which is good. If you need to reinstall windows, you will need to get a disk. You can send me a message if you need one.

Jun 13, 2010 | Dell Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Windows xp boots but the desktop will not come up


Hi,
Log in using SAFE MODE. While laptop boots, press F8 and it will prompt for which mode to login. Select 'SAFE MODE'. Once logged in try to restore the OS to a previous good restore point.
If you've a backup of the registry key, it will help better. Just restore the registry from the backup instead of going for an old restore point.
Please come back and rate my solution if this turns to be helpful for you or also if you need more clarification. Thnx

Apr 01, 2010 | Operating Systems

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Hi I have recently reinstalled a programme that i access from my desktop icon, however when i go to log on to this site i get a peice of file ( i think ) that seems to be left from previous that stops my...


if you are sure that is from this program ...just uninstall the program ...and check all cases during that regards removing previous data and settings...after uninstall go to program files (Cdrive) and remove the folder that contain the old program ....reboot and reinstall the program ....this should eliminate all left-overs..
also if the program has any built folders in my documents remove them after uninstall...
if that item still around after reinstall ....go to a folder....whatever ...and from tools /folder options..view...choose to show hidden files...
after that try to remove it if you can see it ..if do not want to be removed...look over google and locate a freeware program named remove on boot ...I believe that is a russian developed one ...this will make ya able to choose the file into the program ...and on next boot it will get rid of it ...

Dec 22, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Business Edition...

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What happens if we delete hidden directory system volume informat


Hidden directories most often serve to hide important operating system-related files and user preferences. This is mostly to protect the files. But malicious programs (malware, viruses, trojans) can also use this functionality to hide their presence.

The System Volume Information folder is a hidden system folder that the System Restore tool uses to store its information and restore points. System Volume Information (SVI) is the name of the data store where Windows XP and Windows Vista keeps its System Restore files and registration databases. System Restore not only saves copies of critical system files, it also performs automated registry hive backup.

There is one SVI folder per drive being monitored by System Restore. You can not view/access the SVI folder by default but there is a way to make them visible. You might need to gain access to this folder for troubleshooting purposes.

Basically, if you delete the System Volume Information folder, you will no longer have the files and data needed to restore your system to a previous state. For example, if Windows crashes or is stuck in a continuous boot cycle, you can use System Restore to restore your system to a previous "healthy" state. However, if there are no files or registry backups available, this tool is then no longer available to you. Also, if you ever decided to use System Restore, you would need to re-create the foler in the same path so that the system files can be stored there again.

Hopefully, you backup your system and keep good backups often...

Apr 13, 2009 | Microsoft Operating Systems

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Can not download any programs


Hi,
The windows backup feature does not back up any installed programs , it would only backup up your data files , but no exe files. But you are not able to install a fresh copy of the programs over the internet and from the cd.
Try installing these programs from in safe mode of windows . To start the computer you need to press the F8 key a couple of times before windows starts up.
If the same is not working you need to redo the operating system once again



Thanks
proton

Oct 02, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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98fe pc full memory


welcome to fixya

your back up files you wish to delete ?

well easiest way would be do a disk clean an on the list check everything and it should clear out all log and windows stuff your not using ....if not you can goto other drive in my computer and remove the stuff there manualy witch your more then liklely going to have to do .....might want to eaither remove it or get another hd ... maybe a bigger hd

hope this helps you out have a great day :)

Aug 11, 2008 | Microsoft Windows 98 for PC

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