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I'm a victim of the MS automatic update. Using QB2008 Pro with the MS Vista platform. Tried your suggested fix and it did not work. Do you have another solution? Right now I'm dead in the water.

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I don;t have vista but.... have you tried a system restore?

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Attention autoconfig please wait -- this message keeps popping up in the monitor continuously. it also adjusts the contrast anf brightness some times automatically. please help


Sounds like the "auto config " is built in to your monitor. It selects screen sizing based on the resolution, sync timing, refresh rate, etc... that your video card is adjusting on the computer.

I would suggest you to try changing the resolution in Windows and see if still receive the alert.

For more information on Screen resolution and display on monitor, check the below Microsoft Help & How-To Articles:

1:
Change screen resolution :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Change-screen-resolution

2: Getting the best display on your monitor :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Getting-the-best-display-on-your-monitor

3: Troubleshoot monitor and video card problems :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Troubleshoot-monitor-and-video-card-problems

If it is doing it often and you are not changing screen resolution I would say the monitor itself might have issues. It's possible your display driver may be corrupted. I would suggest you to download and install the latest drivers for the Monitor from the manufacturer's website.

For more information on Updating a Driver and fixing driver problems, check the below Microsoft Help & How-To Articles:
1: Update a driver for hardware that isn't working properly
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Update-a-driver-for-hardware-that-isnt-working-properly

2: Tips for fixing common driver problems
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Tips-for-fixing-common-driver-problems

Check the plug and cable, look for bent pins or pins pushed in.
Are you using one of those DVI/VGA adapters? If your monitor has dual inputs (DVI & VGA) have you tried using the other input?

Anyway you could check if the issue exists when the monitor is connected to another PC? Or maybe try another monitor on your PC?


source: answers.microsoft.com

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Need vista SP1 i cant download ms office says i need up date sp1


http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bb738089.aspx

If you are not using a genuine copy of vista ( or a copy that passes the WGA ), you cant update .
If you do have a genuine copy, why dont you switch automatic updates on

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I got a mircosoft update and not my machine wont boot up? I cant even get my bios to show up? thanks in advance


Everyone who has had the MS Autoupdate ON have fallen victim to some **** update that screwes up their PC/hardware.
The most common is motherboard failure thru some firmware updating the BIOS, Onboard sound driver chip firmware update, Network card driver/firmware update, VGA firmware update etc etc.....
all these **** updates are done so that MS can sell more genuin OS thru new sale of PCs HWs etc....as once ur MB/HD failes u have no option but to buy a new one discarding the old one.....all these are modern mkting techniques used by some reputed co like IBM/Compaq/HP/Dell etc along with MS as the main culprit....how do i know all these.....ha ha ha...
i am ex IBMr
u can fix it provide u format ur HD again...

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Built in camera stopped working and is non existent on the control panel. I have windows vista OS and have automatic updates turned on


i guess your problem is from vista. i suggest your back up your files and do recovery. it will get it fixed

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Acer AM5641 sound has stopped working


Yes definitely. Install any good sound card into a PCI slot. If you have WinXP Pro. as OS then it will automatically pick up the driver. If you are using Vista then buy a Vista compatible sound card.....sodeep

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Silverstone FP34 Card Reader: Software loads... drives associated with CF, SD, MS, and MMC are correctly identified. Problem: When I insert a CF flash card, a few moments later I get BSOD and immediate...


The card reader is fully compatible with
windows XP platform.
Have you checked if your windows has the latest service packs?
The equipment does no require special software, generally windows XP should be able to install it automatically, just plug in the USB card.

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Blue Screen of Death.........


Vista is not market friendly yet, don't know if it ever will. U should be able to goto the program manufacturer website and get a vista version, sometimes like Norton, they don't have a vista version until later and then want U to buy the new program. Rule of thumb, use windows programs for a windows os.

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USB / hardware problems, caused by MS updates!


Wakanska2003:

I typed quite a long response for you yesterday. Unfortunately, in my haste over another situation, I clicked off the page before it was posted. This will probably save you some time reading, anyway, as I will try to condense the same information I wrote yesterday. If you need additional detail in regard to the processes enumerated below, or how to accomplish same, please advise.

First, yes, SP3 has known and acknowledged issues, and many users have uninstalled the service pack until the bugs are worked out. Presuming the uninstall files have not been removed from your system, you should also be able to remove SP3. Uninstall the program by using Add/Remove Programs (Control Panel) - you should see SP3 listed toward the bottom of the program list.

Two other matters go hand in hand with this. In addition to the SP3 file itself, there have likely been numerous other updates which were reliant on SP3 for functionality. If you utilize the system restore function, and if there is still a restore point available prior to SP3 install, you should be able to completely revert your system. Otherwise, it will be a matter of isolating the updates that need to be removed (due to removal of SP3).

Secondly, I have voluminous experience with both service packs and automatic updates creating tremendous problems with my system. I spent months working with the "top level" MS R&D team in order to try to solve issues created by SP2 - MS finally closed the case with a status of unresolved. Further, my issues with Automatic Updates (A/U) started about 1.5 years ago, when MS changed the process and it consistently resulted in consumption of 100% of system resources, locking up the system continuously for extended periods of time. After MS put out a fix for this, I installed, and again enabled A/U. (However, please note that I always had A/U set to download and let me decide when to install. This too was due to prior negative experience of great magnitude.) Needless to say, the same issues occurred again within a matter of months, although every single "fix" of previous "fixes" MS put out for this matter was installed as it was issued.

To this day, I have not again enabled (and do not intend to) the A/U process. Rather, I visit the Updates site periodically and download appropriate updates, with my complete control and interim verification of the entire process. Therefore, though it is an extremely personal decision, my choice is to disable Automatic Updates. There are many, I am sure, who would suggest this should not be the approach; however, with the full months worth of time that have been eaten up because of the A/U process, I find it much more useful and helpful to control updates myself.

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