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Turning off messages and savings pictures

I can't find my computer in your limited selection, so here is the computer information on my computer: it is a HP Pavilion Media Center M8100N TV PC, Product #GC673AA-ABA, S/N CXX20198P, Software Build # 73NAV3P4A1, Service # 112-007. Windows Vista, unfortunately, is my operating system. My Problems, so far, are two fold. One- I cannot get the messages disabled because my computer does not give me the option, after hitting PC Help and Tools, after HP Connections. Instead, I get a drop down of: Hardware diagnostic tools; HP Support Information; Recovery disc creation; and Recovery manager. Two- my other problem is that when I load pictures from my digital camera, a Canon Rebel EOS XTI, the pictures go to a program called "photo gallery" as well as to "My Pictures."
Once I am done with the pictures in "photo gallery," I can't delete them from there without deleting them from "My Pictures," also. The only way I can get the pictures to "My Pictures" is to go to the reclyce bin and restore each one individually. There are no instructions for retaining the pictures in "My Pictures, in the manual that came with the computer.

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First of all, a recovery disk would be helpful to make for future purposes. so if the backup program open, you might use it.

but if you get tired of the HP software opening--
1.click START-PROGRAMS-STARTUP--- delete any shortcuts here.
2.click start-run- type in "msconfig" when it opens , select the startup tab
uncheck all the boxes of programs you wish not to start when windows starts, click apply, then OK.
restart the computer. when it tells you "you have used the system configurator to change the way windows starts" check the box telling it not to tell you again and click OK.

this will NOT unistall any programs, just sets them to not open untill you manually open them which frees up system resources and make the computer run better.

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