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Configuration utility will not load with windows 7. Gives message "The operating system is not adequate for running PL-100 configuration utility" It ran fine on same machine running Windows Vista.

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Aspire 1700 needs to be acpi compliant, to run windows 7 help needed


Advanced Configuration and Power Interface

(ACPI) specification provides an open standard for device configuration and power management by the operating system.

Windows 7 absolutely requires ACPI 2.0 for power management.
Your laptop only supports ACPI 1.0. Windows 7 will never load

I think Vista is the most advanced version you could install.
I really like XP as the speed is so much faster.

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I just upgrade to Win 7. Now everytime when powering up the machine, there are two boot options like this: Previous Windows Operation System Windows 7 (with Windows 7 highlighted) Of course I...


Hi,

If I understand you correctly you had a previous operating system installed on one hard drive and you just now installed Windows 7 but on a separate drive? When you boot the machine if gives you two boot options, the old OS and the NEW OS?

What your going to have to do is format the drive(erase) that contains the old operating system. Format as NTFS.

Try unplugging the old drive, making sure the new drive is set to master and not slave. Boot up the computer.
When you boot up your computer you should immediately get options. One of these options should say "press delete for bios" or press "f6 for settings" You need to go into the bios and make sure the drive with Windows 7 is set to your primary drive in the boot order(hard drive should be first in boot list). We want the computer to boot to the new drive first.

Once you get into Windows you can use a program like partition magic to format the old drive to use as just storage space. You can even use "diskpart' which is an old windows command line utility.

If you reinsert the Windows Disk when you are booting up you will get some recovery options, and if I recall correctly one of these should let you format hard drive space. So, you may be able to do it from there.

Where exactly does the error come up in the boot process? Are you able to boot into safe mode? It may be easier for you to just reinstall Windows 7. If you boot the computer with the disk in the drive, and the BIOS set to boot first to the disk, then during the installation configuration you should be able to have Windows just format the old drive to use as space and install the MBR on the new drive.



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Installed The Print Shop 2.0 Deluxe on my Windows XP, SP3 & seemed to install fine. Won't run, gives me error message - "The configuration file is missing or invalid; you may have to repair...


Hello there, At first, go to start menu, all programs, accessories, system tools, open System Restore. Restore your system to restore point created before installing The Print Shop. After that, try to install it again. Otherwise, you can try to install it from different CD, or installation file. Sincerely, Steve TM

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Does your XP requirements satisfy the requirements at the link page?
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If it does not then you have to update your XP windows system first before installing Nero 10.

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PoweReadACValue error


Hello,
Probably it is cause due to power management system corruption
Try following steps
Perform a Clean Boot
If your computer is not starting normally, or if you receive errors when you start your computer that you cannot identify, you could consider performing a "clean boot." This operation starts the computer by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This can help you troubleshoot the problem.
Method :Perform a Clean Boot
If your computer is not starting normally, or if you receive errors when you start your computer that you cannot identify, you could consider performing a "clean boot." This operation starts the computer by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This can help you troubleshoot the problem.
Step 1: Start the System Configuration Utility
1. Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.
2. The System Configuration Utility dialog box is displayed.

Step 2: Configure selective startup options
1. In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup.
2. Click to clear the Process SYSTEM.INI File check box.
3. Click to clear the Process WIN.INI File check box.
4. Click to clear the Load Startup Items check box. Verify that Load System Services and Use Original BOOT.INI are checked. 5. Click the Services tab.
6. Click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box.
7. Click Disable All, and then click OK.
8. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Step 3: Log on to Windows
1. If you are prompted, log on to Windows.
2. When you receive the following message, click to select the Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows start check box, and then click OK.
Note: Start Windows in Normal State
Steps to configure Windows to use a Normal startup state
After you used the clean boot to resolve your problem, you can follow these steps to configure Windows to start normally.
1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. Type msconfig, and then click OK.
The System Configuration Utility dialog box is displayed.
3. Click the General tab, click Normal Startup - load all device drivers and services, and then click OK.
4. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

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Cursor lockup


This just because that there are too many services running in the background of the Operating system

All you need to do is to manually disable maximum of them and disable all the startup Items

Here is how you can do that the easy way

Manual steps to perform a clean boot in Windows XP
Step 1: Start the System Configuration Utility
Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.

The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.

Step 2: Configure selective startup options
1. In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup.
2. Click to clear the Process SYSTEM.INI File check box.
3. Click to clear the Process WIN.INI File check box.
4. Click to clear the Load Startup Items check box.
5. Click the Services tab.
6. (VERY IMPORTANT DON'T MISS THIS) Click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box.
7. Click Disable All, then Click on the startup tab and click on Disable All Button and then click OK..
8. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Step 3: Log on to Windows
1. Log on to Windows.
2. When you receive the following message, click to select the Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows start check box, and then click OK:
You have used the System Configuration Utility to make changes to the way Windows starts.

The System Configuration Utility is currently in Diagnostic or Selective Startup mode, causing this message to be displayed and the utility to run every time Windows starts.

Choose the Normal Startup mode on the General tab to start Windows normally and undo the changes you made using the System Configuration Utility.

Step 4: Optional step to disable features
This step temporarily disables Microsoft features such as Plug and Play, networking, event logging, and error reporting. Also, this step permanently removes the restore points from the computer. The System Restore feature uses restore points to restore your computer to an earlier state. If you remove the restore points, you can no longer restore Windows to an earlier state.
1. Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.

The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.
2. Click the General tab, click to clear the Load System Services check box, and then click OK.
3. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Steps to configure Windows to use a Normal startup state
1. Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.

The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.
2. Click the General tab, click Normal Startup - load all device drivers and services, and then click OK.
3. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Aug 14, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Shutdown


Manual steps to perform a clean boot in Windows XP
Step 1: Start the System Configuration Utility
Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.

The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.

Step 2: Configure selective startup options
1. In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup.
2. Click to clear the Process SYSTEM.INI File check box.
3. Click to clear the Process WIN.INI File check box.
4. Click to clear the Load Startup Items check box.
5. Click the Services tab.
6. (VERY IMPORTANT DON'T MISS THIS) Click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box.
7. Click Disable All, then Click on the startup tab and click on Disable All Button and then click OK..
8. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Step 3: Log on to Windows
1. Log on to Windows.
2. When you receive the following message, click to select the Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows start check box, and then click OK:
You have used the System Configuration Utility to make changes to the way Windows starts.

The System Configuration Utility is currently in Diagnostic or Selective Startup mode, causing this message to be displayed and the utility to run every time Windows starts.

Choose the Normal Startup mode on the General tab to start Windows normally and undo the changes you made using the System Configuration Utility.

Step 4: Optional step to disable features
This step temporarily disables Microsoft features such as Plug and Play, networking, event logging, and error reporting. Also, this step permanently removes the restore points from the computer. The System Restore feature uses restore points to restore your computer to an earlier state. If you remove the restore points, you can no longer restore Windows to an earlier state.
1. Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.

The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.
2. Click the General tab, click to clear the Load System Services check box, and then click OK.
3. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Steps to configure Windows to use a Normal startup state
1. Click Start, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.

The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.
2. Click the General tab, click Normal Startup - load all device drivers and services, and then click OK.
3. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Aug 14, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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I have a Lexmark x5470 and evertime i start my computer now i get an error message which says im32fax.dil not found. How do i stop this from occuring.


Please follow the instructions below.
Step 1: Start the System Configuration Utility

Click Start menu, click Run, type msconfig, and then click OK.
The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.
Step 2: Configure selective startup options
1. In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup.
2. Click to clear the Load Startup Items check box.
3 When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.
After restarting system.
1. Log on to Windows.
2. When you receive the following message, click to select the Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows start check box, and then click OK:


Note: Doing this startup programmes will not run in the background however you can start the programmes later from start all programmes.



Please feel free to get back to me If you need any further assistance.
Regards,
Mohammed.

Aug 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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