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I'm running low on memory. How do I delete hidden or unnecessary files? Out of ignorance, I've deleted my Microsoft suite. I have a PC Toshiba Laptop computer. Model #PA3055U-1BRS. I purchased it in 2000.

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Hi, go to start button, all programs, accessories, then system tools and click on disk clean up. Cleaning up unecessary files will not help very much, in todays PCs there is bigger and bigger demand on memory resources. You can still get memory upgrades for your machine, should cost between £30 and £40. Try to go for 1gig, its a really easy install process, come back to me if you need help with this?
Hope this helps

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I get message"Memory Low" move some data from "C: to phone memory. Pl let me know how to do it


Usually best way is to backup all your data on a pc using nokia suite. Thereafter do a factory reset to the phone then restore back and you will notice that alot of unnecessary data gets stored on phone . Another idea is if you using whatsapp application go to office, then file manager, search for a WA file and will delete quite a bit of unnecessary data. without doing a backup and restore above and if it still gives you the same notification then you have no alternative but to use my first suggestion above . good luck

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How to solve low disk space warning on my Windows 7 laptop?


It sounds like you have too much running in the start menu. If you go there you have to be careful what you stop from loading. Go to your start and left click. The search box at the bottom type msconfig Go to the startup tab. Anything like Adobe reader, Java, any toolbars, quicktime, realplayer or anything that doesn't need to start when you boot the computer uncheck the box on the left beside it. When you click apply and ok it will ask you to restart the computer. After you do a box will popup and you can check the box and click and you won't see it again. But like I said you can stop the wrong things there. If you don't feel comfortable trying it get someone you know who is tech savvy to help you. Anything Microsoft, Intel, or with your computer brand name needs to stay.

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Acer laptop hanging


Laptop hang issues can be a frustrating issue for the user and a tedious problem for a technician.
The variety of causes for this event are staggering, but many can be diagnosed in a few simple steps.
Peripheral Issues
USB drives, inserted before boot, will cause a hang.
Remove all such devices and media (such as CDs and floppy disks) before booting your laptop.

Software Causes
Press "F8" at boot and press "Last Known Good Configuration" to take your laptop to a previous working boot. Starting your laptop in "Safe Mode" by pressing "F8" at boot will help
you check for software causes for a hanging laptop.
By turning off unnecessary processes, this mode allows you to run anti-spyware and antivirus software to clear malware that hinders performance.
Perform a check disk by right-clicking on your "C Drive" found in "My Computer."
At the "Properties" link, press the "Tools" tab to schedule error checking.
Reboot your laptop and let it perform this check.
Hardware Causes
Verify that your RAM is seated correctly by removing it carefully from under its access door on the bottom of your laptop and reinserting it.
Do not touch its gold contact points, as this may damage the memory.
Download the hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic software to test the integrity of the hard disk.
If you have access, run a professional hardware diagnostic suite to check the motherboard and CPU.
Boot with the battery removed to verify that there is not an issue with power conflicts.

Final Considerations
Checking the "Event Viewer from Administrative Tools" located in "Control Panel" (XP only) can also shed light on potential causes.
Performing a repair installation of Windows can address missing files, registry errors and corrupted system files without damaging your data.
This process requires your original Windows disks but is often quite useful.
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 startall 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)


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My computer doesn't open my pen drive cruzer


Hello, If you have the strong virus, your pc can not detect/open /format the storage device (pen drive/sd memory etc),because there is another auto run program is running along with the devicefile. Follow step>Go another PC which is running well, If allthe hidden file and protected system file can see in that PC think that is wellin condition. But please don't connect the usb pen drive.Now you should stopthe autorun .Follow all the instructionm, how to stop autorun. How will you confirm? Follow the steep. Press win key +R >type gpedit .msc and soon an windowswill open. Press win key +R>ms config and soon an windows will open. Press win key + R REGEDIT and an windows will open soon. Go to tools option >folder option >view>check onshow hidden file Check off hide protected operating system file Check off hide extension known type file. If , still there are no hidden file in drive C: Think your computer has affected by serious virus, becauseto protect the systemfile microsoft manege all sys file as hidden. When you can see all hidden file through that proceses,think pc is not infected by serious virus. If your another PC is well, after examine all the steep, doall the steep now. Go start>program>accessories>system tools>system restore >set earlier date. If you have the strong virus you cannot do that, Or restart the computer and pres F8 frequently ,soon afteran windows will appear,follow the link. http://bertk.mvps.org/html/safemode.html http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_03may19.mspx http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971760. If the problem is same Do next step If you want remove manually http://amiworks.co.in/talk/how-to-remove-new-folderexe-or-regsvrexr-or-autoruninf-virus/ http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Autorun-Virus-from-Hard-Disk-Drives You want to save your data download http://www.hiren.info/bootcd-on-usb-disk Write cd with the ISO file through IMAGE BURN option fromany nero ,and restart pc with thebootable cd ,It will start soon, or follow the link for boot from cd http://www.windowsreinstall.com/articles/bios/ Go to BIOS SETUP and go mini windows and delete systemvolume information and RECYCLER from all drive except "C" drive. C: drive is your Heart Of Castle because.If can not remove please download bootable f cecure with the followinglink. http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/support/installers Write the ISO from image burning option from any neroburner, and boot from CD at the start time. Now you will install and just delete C drive and create http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/support/installers Then you must copynecessery file to anothe drive . follow step>set your hard disk in another computer.before install be ensure that .another pc is well condition. >show hidden folder can see all system file >can opentask manager>run type ms config >enter, it will be open windows>runtype gpedit.msc> enter ,it will be show.>run type regedit enter ,it willbe open .think your another pc run in ok condition. Then type gpedit.msc andhit >administrative templates>system>turn off auto play>selectenable>click down arrow >select all drives. Now auto run program off. you can see and delete easily allthe hidden unnecessary file .auto run file. From hare you can insert the pendrive and delete unnecessary file or format.Now you can format or open your pendrive. If can not do all ,should delete serious malware and spyware.Hope it will help you

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New SANDISK MICRO 2 GB is not being recognised by my computer(windows XP) but can be recognised on computers with earlier operating system why? It currently has no data stored on it.


Hello,

If you have the strong virus you can not not open flash drive.


Follow step>Go another PC which is running well, If all the hidden file and protected system file can see in that PC think that is well in condition. But please don't connect the usb pen drive.Now you stop the autorun .Follow all the instruction.

How will you confirm?

Follow the steep.
Press win key +R >type gpedit .msc and soon an windows will open.
Press win key +R>ms config and soon an windows will open.
Press win key + R REGEDIT and an windows will open soon.
Go to tools option >folder option >view>check on show hidden file
Check off hide protected operating system file
Check off hide extension known type file.

If , still there are no hidden file in drive C:

Think your computer has affected by serious virus because to protect the systemfile
microsoft manege all sysy file as hidden.

When you can see all hidden file think Ok .
If your another PC is well, after examine all the steep, do all the steep now

>start>program>accessories>system tools >system restore >set earlier date. If you have the strong virus you can not do that, then you should better to copy your data if necessary
follow step>set your hard disk in another computer .before install be ensure that .another pc is well condition.

>show hidden folder can see all system file >can open task manager>run type ms config >enter, it will be open windows>run type gpedit.msc> enter ,it will be show.>run type regedit enter ,it will be open .think your another pc run in ok condition. Then type gpedit.msc and hit >administrative templates>system>turn off auto play>select enable>click down arrow >select all drives.



Now auto run program off. you can see and delete easily all the hidden unnecessary file .auto run file. From hare you can insert the pen drive and delete unnecessary file or format.Now you can format or open your pen drive.

Hope it will help you.

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DRIVER NOT DETECTED IN 4GB PENDRIVE.


Hello,

If you have the strong virus, your pc can not detect/open / format the storage device (pen drive/sd memory etc) ,because there is another auto run program is running along with the device file.


Follow step>Go another PC which is running well, If all the hidden file and protected system file can see in that PC think that is well in condition. But please don't connect the usb pen drive.Now you should stop the autorun .Follow all the instructionm, how to stop autorun.
How will you confirm?

Follow the steep.
Press win key +R >type gpedit .msc and soon an windows will open.
Press win key +R>ms config and soon an windows will open.
Press win key + R REGEDIT and an windows will open soon.
Go to tools option >folder option >view>check on show hidden file
Check off hide protected operating system file
Check off hide extension known type file.

If , still there are no hidden file in drive C:

Think your computer has affected by serious virus, because to protect the systemfile
microsoft manege all sys file as hidden.

When you can see all hidden file through that proceses, think pc is not infected by serious virus.
If your another PC is well, after examine all the steep, do all the steep now.

Go start>program>accessories>system tools >system restore >set earlier date. If you have the strong virus you can not do that,
Or restart the computer and pres F8 frequently ,soon after an windows will appear,follow the link.

http://bertk.mvps.org/html/safemode.html

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_03may19.mspx

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971760.

If the problem is same
Do next step
If you want remove manually

http://amiworks.co.in/talk/how-to-remove-new-folderexe-or-regsvrexr-or-autoruninf-virus/

http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Autorun-Virus-from-Hard-Disk-Drives

You want to save your data download
http://www.hiren.info/bootcd-on-usb-disk

Write cd with the ISO file through IMAGE BURN option from any nero ,and restart pc with the bootable cd ,It will start soon, or follow the link for boot from cd

http://www.windowsreinstall.com/articles/bios/

Go to BIOS SETUP and go mini windows and delete system volume information and RECYCLER from all drive except "C"
drive. C: drive is your Heart Of Castle because.If can not remove please download bootable f cecure with the following link.

http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/support/installers
Write the ISO from image burning option from any nero burner, and boot from CD at the start time.
Now you will install and just delete C drive and create


http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/support/installers

Then you must copy necessery file to anothe drive .
follow step>set your hard disk in another computer .before install be ensure that .another pc is well condition.

>show hidden folder can see all system file >can open task manager>run type ms config >enter, it will be open windows>run type gpedit.msc> enter ,it will be show.>run type regedit enter ,it will be open .think your another pc run in ok condition. Then type gpedit.msc and hit >administrative templates>system>turn off auto play>select enable>click down arrow >select all drives.

Now auto run program off. you can see and delete easily all the hidden unnecessary file .auto run file. From hare you can insert the pen drive and delete unnecessary file or format.Now you can format or open your pen drive.

If can not do all ,should delete serious malware and spyware.

Hope it will help you.

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My usb is not formating


Hello,

If you have the strong virus you can not not open flash drive.


Follow step>Go another PC which is running well, If all the hidden file and protected system file can see in that PC think that is well in condition. But please don't connect the usb pen drive.Now you stop the autorun .Follow all the instruction.

How will you confirm?

Follow the steep.
Press win key +R >type gpedit .msc and soon an windows will open.
Press win key +R>ms config and soon an windows will open.
Press win key + R REGEDIT and an windows will open soon.
Go to tools option >folder option >view>check on show hidden file
Check off hide protected operating system file
Check off hide extension known type file.

If , still there are no hidden file in drive C:

Think your computer has affected by serious virus because to protect the systemfile
microsoft manege all sysy file as hidden.

When you can see all hidden file think Ok .
If your another PC is well, after examine all the steep, do all the steep now

>start>program>accessories>system tools >system restore >set earlier date. If you have the strong virus you can not do that, then you should better to copy your data if necessary
follow step>set your hard disk in another computer .before install be ensure that .another pc is well condition.

>show hidden folder can see all system file >can open task manager>run type ms config >enter, it will be open windows>run type gpedit.msc> enter ,it will be show.>run type regedit enter ,it will be open .think your another pc run in ok condition. Then type gpedit.msc and hit >administrative templates>system>turn off auto play>select enable>click down arrow >select all drives.



Now auto run program off. you can see and delete easily all the hidden unnecessary file .auto run file. From hare you can insert the pen drive and delete unnecessary file or format.Now you can format or open your pen drive.

Hope it will help you.

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My pen drive's capacity is 32 gb.it is totally emptybut when i look in the properties it shows free space is only 6 gb and used space is 25 gb.


if you have downloaded any form of media (audio,video or photos) check your incomplete folder and delete..delete part (keep up to 2-3 months ago) of the cookies that a laptop/pc tend to just keep and it builds up...then search for hidden folders by going to my computer/tools/folder option/view/click on show hidden files and okay..........open each hidden file and delete what you might have deleted already (be xtra xtra extra careful not to delete any microsoft windows needed files).when finished click back on the hidden button to hide folders again

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My satellite A105 is running slow and it has in the last few days started to turn itself off, while I am working.


hey here are somethings you need to do.

1) Open internet explorer -> Tools-> Internet options ->General -> Browsing History -> Delete -> Check all boxes -> Delete. (IE 8, The process is quite similar in other browsers as well)

2)For XP
Start-> Run-> type temp-> Ok-> Select all-> (Shift +Delete)

For vista
Start-> Start Search-> type temp-> Ok-> Select all-> (Shift +Delete)

3) For XP
Start-> Run -> type %temp%-> Ok-> Select all -> (shift+delete)

For Vista
Start-> Start Search-> type %temp%-> Ok-> Select all-> (Shift +Delete)

4) Turn off laptop, Remove battery , Remove AC adapter, Press power button for 2 minutes. Put both back on. Turn on laptop.

5) Run virus scan and check for malware and other virus related issues. If anything is found delete the infected files.

6)
For XP
Go to Control Panel-> Add and remove programs-> Remove all unnecessary softwares

For Vista
Go to Control Panel-> programs-> Installed Progams->Remove all unnecessary softwares

7)
For XP
Run-> msconfig-> Startup->Disable all

For Vista
Start search -> msconfig -> Startup -> Disable all

8)
Check for the system RAM. If your laptop has 2 memory cards installed. One might have failed. So try to remove it and fix it back again and check
9) Get the fan checked.?

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Toshiba satellite a65-s126. need to add ram. how to replace the memory module. please help. it is so very slow.


If your laptop is slow then it is not necessary for you to increase you system RAM. Try the following steps Kindly comment if these steps do not work. I shall lwt you know how to install another RAM module.

1) Open internet explorer -> Tools-> Internet options ->General -> Browsing History -> Delete -> Check all boxes -> Delete. (IE 8, The process is quite similar in other browsers as well)

2)For XP
Start-> Run-> type temp-> Ok-> Select all-> (Shift +Delete)

For vista
Start-> Start Search-> type temp-> Ok-> Select all-> (Shift +Delete)

3) For XP
Start-> Run -> type %temp%-> Ok-> Select all -> (shift+delete)

For Vista
Start-> Start Search-> type %temp%-> Ok-> Select all-> (Shift +Delete)

4) Turn off laptop, Remove battery , Remove AC adapter, Press power button for 2 minutes. Put both back on. Turn on laptop.

5) Run virus scan and check for malware and other virus related issues. If anything is found delete the infected files.

6)
For XP
Go to Control Panel-> Add and remove programs-> Remove all unnecessary softwares

For Vista
Go to Control Panel-> programs-> Installed Progams->Remove all unnecessary softwares

7)
For XP
Run-> msconfig-> Startup->Disable all

For Vista
Start search -> msconfig -> Startup -> Disable all

8)
Check for the system RAM. If your laptop has 2 memory cards installed. One might have failed. So try to remove it and fix it back again and check.

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