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If you are seeing this message from a program on your pc, then you can uncompress your windows folder possibly. this is assuming that your computer still functions normal otherwise...

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The cooling fan isnt quiet

computer needs servicing processor over heating

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How to use file compration in winxp

How To Use File Compression In Windows Xp
How To Use File Compression in Windows XP
Article ID : 307987
Last Review : July 15, 2004
Revision : 1.1
This article was previously published under Q307987

• NTFS Compression
• Compressing an NTFS Volume
• Compressing Files or Folders on NTFS Volume
• Displaying Compressed Files in Color
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Compressing files, folders, and programs decreases their size and reduces the amount of space they use on your volumes or removable storage devices. Volume compression decreases the amount of space that is used by all of the files and folders that are stored on that volume. Because of a potential loss of performance, you may not want to compress some files.
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NTFS Compression
NTFS compression is available on volumes that use the NTFS file system, and NTFS compression has the following features and limitations:
• You can use NTFS compression to compress individual files and folders, as well as an entire NTFS volume.
• You can compress a folder without compressing its contents.
• You can work with NTFS-compressed files without decompressing them, because they are decompressed and recompressed without user intervention.
• You can display NTFS-compressed file and folder names in a different color to make them easier to identify.
• You may notice a decrease in performance when you work with NTFS-compressed files. When you open a compressed file, Windows automatically decompresses it for you, and when you close the file, Windows compresses it again. This process may decrease your computer performance.
• NTFS-compressed files and folders only remain compressed while they are stored on an NTFS Volume.
• You cannot encrypt an NTFS-compressed file.

Compressing an NTFS Volume
You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure. To compressing an NTFS volume:
1. Click Start, then click My Computer.
2. Right-click the volume you want to compress, and then click Properties.
3. On the General tab, click to select the Compress Volume to save disk space check box, and then click OK.
4. In Confirm Attribute Changes, click the option you want.

Compressing Files or Folders on NTFS Volume
To compress a file or folder:
1. Click Start, and then click My Computer.
2. Double-click the NTFS Volume that contains the folder or folders you want to compress.
3. Right-click the file or folder you want to compress, and then click Properties.
4. On the General tab, click Advanced.
5. Click to select the Compress contents to save disk space check box, and then click OK.
6. In the Properties dialog box, click OK.
7. In Confirm Attribute Changes, click the option you want.
NOTE: If you move or copy a file into a compressed folder, it is compressed automatically. If you move a file from a different NTFS Volume into a compressed folder, it is also compressed. However, if you move a file from the same NTFS Volume into a compressed folder, the file retains its original state, either compressed or uncompressed.

Displaying Compressed Files in Color
You can change the display of files and folders that are compressed in Windows Explorer and My Computer, so it is easy to see them. To display compressed files in color:
1. Double-click Folder Options in Control Panel.
2. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
3. Click Appearance and Themes, and then click Folder Options.
4. On the View tab, click to select the Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color check box.

Windows supports two types of compression, NTFS compression and compression by using the Compressed (zipped) Folders feature.
For additional information about zipped folders, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
306531 How To Use Compressed (Zipped) Folders
For additional information about NTFS compression, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
251186 Best Practices for NTFS Compression

on Sep 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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My compaq laptop ctrl button not working

Normally you can "pop" the keys off the keyboard (with the laptop powered off of course). See if there is anything blocking the connection such as crumbs, dust, etc. Used compressed air to clear the area and reattach the key and see if that helps.

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Thermal cpu problem

Maybe the Thermal Paste on the CPU and Heat Sink has dried up or is too thin. If so, this causes overheating. You'll have to take the laptop apart to apply a fresh coat of Thermal Paste. While inside the laptop take a can of compressed air and blow out the dust, especially around the vents and fans.

Apr 25, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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I have a 3 yar old laptop that runs loud......i have sprayed compressed air in it, and still noise. it shuts down at times. i won't try to remove the fan. i have a heat cloth under it, but its still loud....

Perhaps you should reconsider removing the fan. You may find your particular Model/Brand of laptop's fan, not that hard to access.

The pathway that leads air to the Cooling Fan, may be of a design where it has a filter. A piece of foam-like material, essentially. The pathway I'm describing is the Cooling Duct.

Using a can of compressed air for computers was/is an excellent idea.
However if I may,

1) It needs to be sprayed only in the Intake Cooling Duct, not the Exhaust Duct.
Where air is drawn in is the Intake Cooling Duct.

2) The filter I lightly described is at the end of the Intake Cooling Duct.
Dust, dirt, hair, (Animal and people), carpet deodorizer, you name it, can build up over time, and compressed air alone cannot remove it.

The area needs to be accessed, and the foreign debris physically removed.
Q-tips, a small brush, and compressed air are used.

To show some examples:

1) Moderately easy:
(You can click on the photos to enlarge)

The Cooling Fan assembly is near the top.

Moderately difficult:

The laptop is disassembled down to the middle section, to access the Cooling Fan.

More difficult:

The laptop has to be completely disassembled, (Motherboard removed), in order to access the fan.

If you wish I could do my level best to guide you step by step, and if available be able to post diagrams, photos, and a Service Manual.

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Oct 01, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How do you clean a keyboard from an ASUS laptop without breaking the mechanism?

Compressed air works well, blow it sideways across the keyboard, so that particles are not blown into the laptop.

If the keys needs cleaning, use a alchol soaked cloth and wipe light over the keys.

Jul 25, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Keybvoard ixs typ/imng exstra .letterxs

This can be caused by a number of things, would be helpfull to know if you are using a laptop or a desktop and if desktop what sort of keyboard. IF this is a laptop, then my first thought is that it seems to me it hits mostly closeby keys, like B and V or S and X. On laptops there is a touch sensitivity setting. Use your help and support option to find out how as they are different in every laptop and you did not specify a model. Also use compressed air to blow out the keyboard as you may have a piece of dust etc under that one key making it activate sooner than the others or making it sort of overlap to the closeby keys making them active as well as what you hit.
If this is not a laptop, then please specify the brand of keyboard, but try the compressed air either way, I suspect this is merely a case of dust.

Pleaset let me know if this helped:)

Jan 25, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

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I receive a message when booting up, which says NTLDR is Compressed Press Ctrl, Alt, Del to restart. I have no windows xp home edition cd or any recovery cd. My laptop is an Ei-System which I brought from...

You're in a real dilemma without an XP CD (it doesn't have to be yours). What you need to do is to repair the installation. I'm assuming you intentionally compressed your hard drive.

What you need to do is to boot to the CD and then, when prompted, press "R" to recover you build. It will take you to a shelled DOS prompt. From there run CHKDSK on your boot drive and it should see the compressed NTLDR and fix it.

Aug 26, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I have a toshiba satellite a40 and it becomes so hot when i play games now, will a can of compressed air fix this? plz help :)

Hey coolsambo,

If you clean your computer's vents and case fans using an air duster (can of compressed air) you may see an improvement in performance, but please keep in mind that this may not necessarily resolve the issue.

Ideally, you'd be able to open the case and dust every square inch of the laptop, but this isn't always an option for many users who are still covered by the factory warranty. Should you choose to use an air duster, remember to hold the can at least 6-8 inches away from the surface being dusted, as the compressed air may leave liquid residue behind or even freeze some surfaces.

Blocked vents and failing hardware components have also been known to cause laptops to overheat (in addition to prolonged use of video cards by various games), so should cleaning your laptop fail to resolve the problem, you may wish to speak with your local repair facility for further assistance.

If necessary, you may always bring your laptop into your local Best Buy™ store for more information. Best Buy™ technicians are able to perform repairs on most major products we sell, and can provide service options under most manufacturer warranties.

Hope this helps you out.

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Jun 11, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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