Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

On my administrator acct I logged on and all that shows up are the little notification icons on the right and the Start button on the left and I get a error message saying "Egis update.exe-Application error. The application was unable to start correctly (0X0000142) click OK to close application. I have a Acer Aspire 7740-5142 Win 7. Now all my other user accts are fine. I think I must have done something when I downloaded a free game at GameHouse. The links to the game doesn't work on my other users, for some reason. On my Administrator acct..my internet explorer, media player etc are gone. Can you help? carol97411@msn.com

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Carol Pounds Sep 28, 2010

    Tryed the system restore....didn't help.

    I still get the error message..The application was unable to start correctly ( 0Xc0000142 ) click ok

    to close application. I do so, but everytime I log on to Admin acct...same error message comes up.



    I've deleted or disabled game add-on except for one and even on Admin acct it keeps telling me I don't have Admin permission.



    I did manage to put my internet explorer icon back on by going into programs and clicking on "pin to taskbar", but I can't find "Windows Explorer or the Welcome Center Icons". Also my McAfee toolbar is missing...I've check under add-ons and it says it is enabled.



    Do you have any suggestions?? I've even gone to Windows Maintence in "System & Security" and ran it....it said eveything was fine.....Dead end again.



    Waiting your reply

    Carol

  • Carol Pounds Oct 11, 2010

    Shiela65.....
    That error message doesn't pop-up anymore....BUT...still no launch icons next to START Button. No Internet Explorer...No Windows Explorer..and No Media Center.. I cannot connect to the internet on Admin Acct, I tryed to thru an shortcut icon link to a website and my system froze up and I had to do a Hard Shut down. So, I still don't have problem 2 of my problem solved and I've gotten my statement that I had paid for help. I'm still waiting...hoping someone there can help with my lost Main Icons.
    Thank you.

    Carol

  • Carol Pounds Oct 13, 2010

    Thank you for your reply. I've read it is Dangerous to use a registry cleaner if you don't no what your doing. What if my Launch folder is missing and that is one of the reasons I don't have my launch icons. I've been reading so many things.
    Would you suggest, since I'm a newbie, I should just take my laptop to a computer repair place? I don't want to do more damage.
    Why are all my other user account working just fine? I don't understand!!!!
    Thank you.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Expert
  • 2,973 Answers

Carol,
Login as Admin. Go to Start->All Programs->Accessories->System Tools->Restore. Here restore the machine to a date earlier to the date when you installed the game. The restorable dates would be in bold numerals. Just follow the instructions. The computer will reboot and in a while give you the computer as it was on that day before the installation of the game.
And since I am not charging for this advice, I expect a good rating from you if it works for you.

Posted on Sep 28, 2010

  • Rinoo Kumari Oct 11, 2010

    There seems to much chaos on your computer. Too much debris in the Windows Registry. Go to a friend and download a SW, "Ccleaner" from www.ccleaner.com and install it on your computer. Run it and delete whatever it suggests to delete after completing the run. This will clean up the Windows registry. the reboot your computer and run normally. And run it regularly on your PC/laptop.

  • Rinoo Kumari Oct 13, 2010

    It is not so dangerous that you do not use it at all. You must use it atleast once to remove all the debris of older programs from the Windows registry. Nothing will happen.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i change the phone number on my pay pal acct


Log in to PayPal. On the very top right of the screen, just to the left of the log out button is a gear icon. Click the gear icon. You will see your address, email, and phone number. Select "edit" under your phone number to change it.

Mar 22, 2015 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How do I delete the call log on my LG F5 Optimus cellphone?


To clear all notifications
1. Open the Notifications panel.
2. Touch the Clear icon .
All event-based notifications will be cleared; ongoing notifications will
remain in the list.
TIP You can also swipe the notifications to the left or right to remove them.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
To clear the call log - From the Home screen, touch the Phone Key (in the Quick Keys
bar) and then the Call logs tab at the top of the screen.
The most recent calls are located at the top of the list. Scroll down to
see older entries. Once you see the cal log press the Menu key. Bottom far right. This will give you the option to Clear all .

Sep 29, 2014 | Cell Phones

1 Answer

Cant acess old acct on face book need to create another acct


Point your web browser at http://www.facebook.com

If another account comes up, log out of it by clicking the little gear icon in the upper-right then clicking "Log Out." You can then log on to another account or create a new one.

Apr 06, 2014 | Facebook Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Chat is disabled


Chat is disabled Problem with the Facebook Facebook Social Network

Enable Chat



  • Click the "Chat" bar on the bottom of the screen of the Internet browser after you arrive to Facebook web.
  • Sign into your FB account then on the very first page on the left side you see a option to go online. just click on it.
  • click on the chat box, go to the top & click online.
  • Go to your Group Settings and you should be able to turn it on
  • Click on the little man with the green dot (next to the "online friends" and notification boxes) at the bottom right corner of your browser.In the middle of the pop up box, you will see the option to "Go Offline", click on it.If you click this option, you will still be on facebook like normal, but your friends won't be able to see that you're on.

  • on the bottom bar (where you should have these buttons: applications on the left and online friends on the right), check on the right of "Online Friends" button, and you should have:- the notifications "icon"- and the shape of a man with a green "dot" on the right of the notifications button.

  • on the bottom bar (where you should have these buttons: applications on the left and online friends on the right), check on the rightof "Online Friends" button, and you should have:- the notifications "icon"- and the shape of a man with a green "dot" on the right of the notifications button.if you go over this with the mouse you should show: "chat".click on it = open chat menu), and where it says "you are online",just click on the "Go Offline" button.-there is an option 'settings', click on it, and uncheck box for sound for new message :)

Sep 20, 2011 | Facebook Social Network

1 Answer

Chatbox is disabled


on the bottom bar (where you should have these buttons: applications on the left and online friends on the right), check on the right
of "Online Friends" button, and you should have:
- the notifications "icon"
- and the shape of a man with a green "dot" on the right of the
notifications button.
if you go over this with the mouse you should show: "chat".
click on it = open chat menu), and where it says "you are online",
just click on the "Go Offline" button.

May 13, 2011 | Facebook Social Network

1 Answer

Sound icon doesn't show up on bottom toolbar


Right click on any blank part of your taskbar, then left click on Properties, a windows titled "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" will open : click on the "Notification Area" tab, then, under Syatem Icons, put a check mark on "Volume", then click on "Apply", click on "OK" and the "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties" window will close and you will have the Volume (Sound) icon in the Notification Area of the Taskbar.

Sep 19, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I upgraded winxp sp2 to winxp sp3 and the power meter cannot measure the battery, says on A/C power throughout.


1. Run GPedit.msc to start Local Group Policy Editor.

2. Expand the tree to go to User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Start Menu and Taskbar.

3. Change set the state value to Disable or Not Configured for the following group policy to enable showing or displaying of the icon in the notification area.

Power (battery) Icon: Remove the battery meter

4. Close the Local Group Policy Editor.

5. Restart Explorer, Log off and log on again, or restart computer to make the change effective.

Nov 25, 2009 | Dell Vostro 1510 Laptop

1 Answer

Windows XP Notification tray Bubbles/Notifications No longer show


Right click on the taskbar and look at properties. Uncheck "Hide inactive icons".

If already unchecked, try:

Start-Run type gpedit.msc and select ok.

In User config, open Start menu and Taskbar,

Double-click Turnoff Notification Cleanup in the right panel, select Enable and apply.

Good luck.

Close gpedit.msc and reboot.

Jun 13, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

1 Answer

No Icons show up


When you have your desktop up & displayed, click the right mouse button & it will bring up a menu. Hover your mouse above the "Arrange Icons By" option and it will bring up a sub menu. If the "Show Desktop Icons" option does not have a check mark to the left of it, that is your problem. If there is no check mark, navigate down to it and click on it with your left mouse button and that will make your icons display.

May 20, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv2000t 14.1" Notebook Laptop...

1 Answer

The wireless icon has vanished on my acer aspire one netbook and i cant get online


Go to Start/Settings/Network Connections. When the window opens right click on the Wireless Network Icon and select Properties. In XP there should be a check box to allow display of notification when connected. If some other OS, hold the right button down on the Icon and drag it to the task bar. It should drop an icon for showing the status.
Before doing all of this, is there an arrow to the left of the icons? If so, click on it see if the Icon is simply hidden.

Jan 17, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

165 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...