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I HAVE WINDOW POP UP SAYING "WINDOW EXPLORER NOT WORKING", AND THEN IT STAYS STUCK ON FINDING A SOLUTION, ALSO THE COMPUTER TAKES FOREVER TO BOOT UP AND IT IS CONSTANTLY FREEZING, OR PROGRAMS NOT WANTING TO BOOT UP? COULD I HAVE AN INFECTED COMPUTER? IF SO HOW DO I GET RID OF IT....

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Cannot find map data files


Hi,

You will need a computer with an SD slot, and running Windows Xp. I tried the following method on a computer running Windows Vista, and it did not work. I tried again on an older Xp machine, and it worked first time.


  1. Put the SD (Map) card in the computer's SD slot.
  2. Open Windows "explore". (RIGHT click on "Start", then select "explore"
  3. Locate your disk on the file menu.
  4. RIGHT click on the map disk
  5. A menu pops up.
  6. At the bottom of the menu, select "properties"
  7. Another menu pops up, with several tabs along the top.
  8. Select the tab that says "tools".
  9. In the "error-checking" section, select "Check Now"
  10. Another menu pops up.
  11. Select the box that says 'Automatically fix file system errors".
  12. Click "Start"
The program will only take a few seconds to run. If it works, you will see the file directories of the SD card display on the "Explore' screen. You can then put the SD card back in the GPS, and see if it works.


Please post your feedback and Vote if the problem resolved as per your satisfaction.

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I have a Compaq that runs on Windows XP. Every time I try to boot up the computer, I get stuck on the ''Detecting IDE Drives''. Furthermore, on the bottom of the screen it says ''Press for setup''. I...


This seems like a problem with hard drive. It is possible that it has failed. Before we come to this decision you need to try and run recovery console form windows cd. It can be as simple as bad Master Boot Record. Run recovery console and follow the prompts on how to do the repair.

Jan 06, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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GPS CAN NOT FIND MAP DATA FILES


I had a similar problem with a nextar X4-T, which has it's maps on an SD card. If your GPS uses an SD card for it's maps, you can try this:

You will need a computer with an SD slot, and running Windows Xp. I tried the following method on a computer running Windows Vista, and it did not work. I tried again on an older Xp machine, and it worked first time.

  1. Put the SD (Map) card in the computer's SD slot.
  2. Open Windows "explore". (RIGHT click on "Start", then select "explore"
  3. Locate your disk on the file menu.
  4. RIGHT click on the map disk
  5. A menu pops up.
  6. At the bottom of the menu, select "properties"
  7. Another menu pops up, with several tabs along the top.
  8. Select the tab that says "tools".
  9. In the "error-checking" section, select "Check Now"
  10. Another menu pops up.
  11. Select the box that says 'Automatically fix file system errors".
  12. Click "Start"
The program will only take a few seconds to run. If it works, you will see the file directories of the SD card display on the "Explore' screen. You can then put the SD card back in the GPS, and see if it works.

Good luck.

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Win XP Home no longer works, won't boot from cd/or hd


You have a virus most likely. You will need to boot with an antivirus cd & let it scan & repair the virus damage. After this is done you should have control of your system again. Hope this helps.

Mar 30, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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When i push to navigate it says the file does not exist


You will probably need a computer with an SD slot, and running Windows Xp. I tried the following method on a computer running Windows Vista, and it did not work. I tried again on an older Xp machine, and it worked first time.

  1. Put the SD (Map) card in the computer's SD slot.
  2. Open Windows "explore". (RIGHT click on "Start", then select "explore"
  3. Locate your disk on the file menu.
  4. RIGHT click on the map disk
  5. A menu pops up.
  6. At the bottom of the menu, select "properties"
  7. Another menu pops up, with several tabs along the top.
  8. Select the tab that says "tools".
  9. In the "error-checking" section, select "Check Now"
  10. Another menu pops up.
  11. Select the box that says 'Automatically fix file system errors".
  12. Click "Start"
The program will only take a few seconds to run. If it works, you will see the file directories of the SD card display on the "Explore' screen. You can then put the SD card back in the GPS, and see if it works.

Good luck.

Mar 30, 2009 | Nextar X4-T Car GPS Receiver

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Pops up lime wire, curser won't work, extremely slow


Try downloading Avast Free version. I have had great success removing things infected from LimeWire with this software. When you download and get it set up, it will ask if you want to set up a boot scan. Say yes. Let the system re-boot and run. if something pops up it will pop up a window with a siren on it. move everything to the chest. Do not delete anything as it may be a system file that you delete. Lime wire is a haven for viruses. I would suggest getting rid of it.

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2 operating systems


hi mureen ok boot into windows you want, then when it's all loaded right click on the start button choose explore, then go down the list till you see the windows forlder one will say windows000 something like that, click on that one choose delete, then when it's deleted, close the box by clicking the red x at the top corner.
now once this is done we need to remove it from boot, press start then go to run...it may be under accessories ......type in msconfig then choose the BOOT.INI on the tabs.....then click on check all boot paths it should find that there is one copy of windows now and ask you if you want to remove the other one.
then click ok on the box and let it close.
now reboot your computer and see it asks you what version you want to run........

hope this helps.

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