I want to run unistall. The prompts show up but the window is too large for me to find the next button. How do I scroll down through a program window. The dpi is set at 192. To reset this I cannot get to the apply button as the window is too big for the screen.
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1. Right click on an empty spot at the bottom of the screen. Select properties. If the "Always on top" is checked, click it off.
2. Right click on an empty spot on the desktop. Select properties. Select the Settings Tab. Down on the right hand side there is an area for setting your "screen area" size. Move the dial to the right to More. Click Apply, OK, Yes, and OK to the four messages that come up. That will shrink the screen for you.
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To run the check disk utility you will need a repair disc ora operating system disc. Put the disc in the cd drive and boot fromit. You want to get to the Dos Command Prompt (Black screen with whiteletters) and type the following command: chkdsk /r Check disk will run well over an hour or two and you will notice thepercentages going from high to low, this is normal. Let it run tocompletion. Then reboot machine.
If check disk fails to solve your problem you might have to reinstall windows.Try doing a Repair Install that way you don't loose your data, documents,music, pictures, videos or programs.
In windows xp you get to the dos command prompt by selecting R for repair whenthe options appear.
In Vista and Windows 7 you want to get to the recoveryconsole and look down at the bottom of the window for the Dos Command.
1. Normal Configuration (setting) Most of us know how to set the Show Hidden Files from the Windows Explorer but if in case this tweak doesn't work we need to do something more important in the Registry or using Command Prompt. For beginners i also include how to set the Show Hidden Files in the Windows Explorer. Step 1. Open Windows Explorer (eg. My Computer) and click on the Tools Menu as shown in below.
Step 2. Click on the Folder Options, you’ll see a toolbox (as shown below) :
Now click on the View Tab
Step 3. Check (select) the Show Hidden Files and Folders
Step 4. Apply and then OK If this doesn’t workfollow then include the Step 5 Step 5. Scroll down the Folder Options toolbox and uncheck the “Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)”
A warning dialog box will pop up, Click Yes And then Apply – Ok Even after you’re done all these changes and you can't still see the hidden files and folders, then go to next tip: Show Hidden Files and Folders_2
To check disc while still in windows, click on computer, right click on the "C" drive, Scroll down to properties, click on the "Tools" tab, click on the check disc button, make sure to check the box to automatically fix errors. Since the disc is in use, the program may ask you to force a dismount of the drive, hit ok and continue the scan. It may also ask you to schedule a disc scan when the system reboots, choose yes and reboot. The system will scan the disc and repair any issues.
When you do get the pc to start do a disk cleanup, by right clicking the c: drive and going into properties in my computer and put a tick next to all of the boxes and hit next to delate them all. Once that has finished defrag the drive, this can be found in the start bar, programs, acessories, system tools. When that is finished go to start bar in the run or search text bar type cmd to open a command prompt window, and type chkdsk c:/f and press enter, it want do anything straight away and will ask you if you would like it to start it the next time the computer boots type "Y" for yes and exit the command prompt. Before restarting the system goto my computer, c: drive , windows , then scroll down until you see a folder named prefetch, open the folder and sellect all, highltight one file by a single left click on it and prees "ctrl"then "A" this highlights everything, hold the shift button down and press delete to delete the entire folders contence, once done reboot the pc. post back if this helps.cheers.
go to start, control panel - click add remove program, on left side see add/remove windows components left click mouse , you will see windows components wizard- scroll - down uncheck msn explorer , click next, ok your msn will uninstall from your program, ok good try , FixYa
When an application fails to run, start the Program Compatibility Wizard by clicking on Start \ Control Panel and select 'Use an older program with this version of Windows' listed at the bottom of the side bar. -Click Next to start the wizard. -In the next screen, I like to choose the first option instead of hunting around for the program executable. If you do know where the executable resides, select the third option. -Click Next to continue. -Once the list is displayed, scroll through and find the application you want to run in Compatibility mode. -Click Next to continue. -Select the version of Windows, the application was originally written to run on. If you do not know, start out with Windows XP (SP2). One advantage of using the wizard is the test mode functionality shown later. --The next screen list options if your program has problems handling the higher quality video of Vista. For now, click Next to continue. After the wizard completes and the test fails, you will have the option to return to this screen. Experiment with the settings by starting off with disabling visual themes and desktop composition, if you can't get things working. The below table list definitions for each setting:
Run in 256 colors - This forces the entire screen to 256 colors while the application is running
Run in 640×480 screen resolution — Runs the program in a smaller-sized window. Try this setting if the graphical user interface appears jagged or is rendered improperly.
Disable visual themes - Disables themes on the program. Try this setting if you notice problems with the menus or buttons on the title bar of the program.
Disable desktop composition - Turns off transparency and other advanced display features. Choose this setting if window movement appears erratic or you notice other display problems.
Disable display scaling on high DPI settings - Turns off automatic resizing of programs if large-scale font size is in use. Try this setting if large-scale fonts are interfering with the appearance of the program.
-Next, if the application requires Administrative privileges, select this option. --Otherwise click Next. --NOTE--:You will have the option to return to this setting if the program fails to run during the test. -On the next screen, click Next to test the application. If successful select the first option and click Next to continue. -If the application failed to run or has problems (such as video), select the second option to go back and make additional changes. ---After a successfull test, select either Yes or No to send information to Microsoft, then click Finish to save your settings. To reset the compatibility settings back to the original settings, run the wizard again and in the 'Select a compatibility mode for the program', select the last option to 'not apply a compatibilty mode'. -One big advantage to using the Program Compatibility Wizard, is that you can view which programs or applications are running in compatibility mode by running the wizard and checking the settings column. -If running an older software application in compatability mode fails, check the software manufacturer site for information or updates to the software.
Hi John, The multimedia audio controller is the sound driver. Create a folder on you're desktop. Download this driver for the Gateway e4100 PC.(Scroll down to motherboard downloads, & scroll a bit more until you see the sound drivers). http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/search.asp?st=pn¶m=2800471 There are 2 drivers listed. Read the description under each. One lists motherboard names. After downloading into the folder run the exe within the folder. Open device manager. Right click on the multimedia audio controller once & left click update driver. Windows hardware wizard will open. Click No, not at this time. Than click the next button. Another window will open. Left click once in the circle next to, Install from a list or specific location (Advanced). Than click the next button. Again, another window will open. We want to remove the green check mark next to, Search removable media (floppy, CD-ROM...). Click the green check mark once & it will go away. Click the browse button & point windows to the uncompressed folder within the folder you stored the sound driver. Once high-lighted click ok. Windows should install the driver software & add the sounmax icon into you're control panel. It will also install an icon down by the clock.
Good Luck! If you still have troubles let me know. Mike
What is 2.2 frame?
Do you mean .Net framwork 2.2 update from microsoft?
Press & hold the power on button on the E-Machine. That will shut down the PC. Unplug the power cord from the power supply. Wait a minute. Re-connect the power cord to you're PC & press the power button on you're PC. Windows should start & may run check disk before loading windows. Continue updating windows through windows update service. There are more
.Net framwork updates. If you're system continues to run restarting shut it down as before. This time when you start up the PC start pressing the F5 key every two seconds. Windows Advanced Option Menu will load. Choose Safe mode. Open control panel, open add/remove programs. At the top of the window & slightly to the right of the Add or Remove Programs windows is a box next to Show Updates. Left click in the box. Scroll down & find .Net framwork 2.2 & uninstall it. Close all opened windows & restart the PC.
Continue to update you're windows.