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Problem i click start then in the search box i type what im looking for it finds it but it wont let me delete it

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  • acehigh Aug 02, 2008

    no that doesnt work either this is getting the better of me lol

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Can you open the file? go to the file itself and right click on it and check properties and check if its marked as read only, if it is then remove the read only option then click on apply and try deleting it again.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

  • Edgar Allan Pagayona
    Edgar Allan Pagayona Aug 02, 2008

    oh ok chances are the files that you are seeing is a backup copy of the file.

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How to fix a computer which is infected with viruses, malwares, spywares


In order to remove viruses, malwares, trojans, from the computer, follow the instructions given below.
1. Delete all of the temporary files.
a. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type temp(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.Note:in Window Vista and Window 7, Menu bar would appear by hitting Alt key.
b. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type %temp%(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.

c.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type prefetch(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner,once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.

2.Run Disk Cleanup to free up wasted space.Click Start, click My Computer, right click C drive and click Properties. Now, click Disk Cleanup. It will delete all of the useless temporary files.If it ask to click Next, click Next.

3.Scan your computer by using one of the antimalware, antispywares.Restart your computer in safe mode with networking.(As soon as you restart the computer, start tapping F8 and choose Safe mode with networking and hit Enter.)Use the link below to install antimalwares, antispywares .

http://siri.geekstogo.com/SmitfraudFix.php
http://malwarebytes.org/
http://superantispyware.com
http://www.simplysup.com/tremover/download.html
4.Stop Programs from running at the startup.As soon as you restart the computer a number of programs load themselves at the startup and you will be able to see them at the bottom right-hand side corner. In order to stop some of the programs (except security software and programs which you use immediately after starting up your computer) to load itself automatically, please follow these steps.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type msconfig(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton once you click Start),hit Enter, (hit Continue if required)
You will see System Configuration Utility. Click Startup at the top right hand side corner.
Now,uncheck the items which you want to stop to load automatically.Now, click Apply and then click OK or Close. Click 'Exit without restart'Now, you have to delete the startup from registry.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type regedit(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box
which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue
if required),.Now, scroll up to the top and click Computer, rigth-click it and click Export and save it as file name say backup on the desktop.In order to remove startup from the registry go the followinglocations:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSharedToolsMSConfigstartupfolderRight
click startupfolder and click Delete.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsMSConfigstartupreg
Right click startupreg and click Delete.Restart your computer.

5.Uninstall the useless programs(unnecessary toolbars like my web search,smileys,myfreeze toolbar). Click Start, click Control Panel, Click Add or Remove programs(Programs and Features or Programs in
Window Vista and Window 7),you will see a list of the programs. Click on the programs, you want to uninstall and click Remove(Uninstall in Window Vista and Window 7).

6. optiize and reset internet explorer.Close all of the window, click Start, click Internet explorer, click Tools, Click Internet Options.Now,on the Internet Explorer properties window under General Tab, click Delete and then click Delete All. Now,click Advanced on the top right hand corner.click reset. click Apply and OK.

7.Update your antivirus, antimalware, antispyware program.

8.Update WindowsWindows XP:Click Start, click Control Panel,Click Performance and Maintenance, Click System, click
Automatic Updates tabclick Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.Windows Vista:Click Start, click Control Panel, click System and Maintenance,click Windows
Update,click Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.

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My computer is running slow


In order to optimize your computer performance, follow the instructions given below.
1. Delete all of the temporary files.

a. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type temp(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.Note:in Window Vista and Window 7, Menu bar would appear by hitting Alt key.

b. Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type %temp%(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.

c.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type prefetch(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner,once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required), Click Edit at the top in the menu bar, click Select All, Right Click on Mouse and hit Delete. This would delete all of the temporary files.

2.Run Disk Cleanup to free up wasted space.Click Start, click My Computer, right click C drive and click Properties. Now, click Disk Cleanup. It will delete all of the useless temporary files.If it ask to click Next, click Next.

3. Run Disk check.Disk Check program is used to check and clean any errors on your computer and keep it running smoothly.
How to run Disk Check:Click Start, click My Computer.Right-click on C drive, click Properties.Now, click the tab, Tools. In the Error-Checking section, click the Check Now. Also, check both of the check boxes: Automatically fix file system error and scan for and attemp bad recovery of bad sectors.
Now, You will see a message box that says you can schedule the disk check to start the next time you restart your computer. Click Yes. The next time you restart your computer, it will automatically run through a disk check before displaying your login screen. After the disk check finishes, Windows will automatically bring you to your login screen.Note: Check Disk can take more than an hour to check and clean errors on your computer.

4.Defragment Your ComputerTo arrange the files in a sequential manner, it is recommended to defragment the hard drive. Click Start, click My Computer, right-click Local Disk, aclick Properties.Now, the Tools tab, click Defragment Now. Now, Click first hard disk, click Defragment.Note: Disk Defragment may take long time like 30-40 minute to complete.

5.Stop Programs from running at the startup.
As soon as you restart the computer a number of programs load themselves at the startup and you will be able to see them at the bottom right-hand side corner. In order to stop some of the programs (except security software and programs which you use immediately after starting up your computer) to load itself automatically, please follow these steps.
Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type msconfig(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton once you click Start),hit Enter, (hit Continue if required)You will see System Configuration Utility. Click Startup at the top right hand side corner. Now,uncheck the items which you want to stop to load automatically.Now, click Apply and then click OK or Close. Click 'Exit without restart'Now, you have to delete the startup from registry.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type regedit(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required),.Now, scroll up to the top and click Computer, rigth-click it and click Export and save it as file name say backup on the desktop.
In order to remove startup from the registry go the following locations:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSharedToolsMSConfigstartupfolder
Right click startupfolder and click Delete.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsMSConfigstartupreg
Right click startupreg and click Delete.
Restart your computer.

6.Uninstall the useless programs(like gaming softwares, unnecessary toolbars like my web search, myfreeze toolbar)Click Start, click Control Panel, Click Add or Remove programs(Programs and Features or Programs in Window Vista and Window 7),you will see a list of the programs. Click on the programs, you want to uninstall and click Remove(Uninstall in Window Vista and Window 7).

7.Scan the computer with good antimalware, antispyware, antivirus.
http://malwarebytes.org/http://superantispyware.com/

8.Update the drivers on the computer.Click Start, Click Run(Window XP) and type devmgmt.msc(Window Vista and Window 7-type in the Start Search box which appears at the botton left hand side corner, once you click Start), hit Enter, (hit Continue if required).Right click the device, click Properties.Click Driver tab, and click Update Driver.Follow the on screen instructions to complete update.

9.Upgrade RAMWindows can run slow if you do not have enough RAM.Many newer operating systems and programs use more RAM when they are running.How to check RAM.Click Start, right click My Computer, click Properties. You will see the RAM mentioned her.You should have at least 1 Gb(2 GB would be even more better)RAM.

10.Update Windows
Windows XP:Click Start, click Control Panel,Click Performance and Maintenance, Click System, click Automatic Updates tabclick Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.
Windows Vista:Click Start, click Control Panel, click System and Maintenance,click Windows Update,click Turn automatic updating on and click install updates.

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System restore for systemx s51g23013ga3th0


System Restore or System Recovery?
System Restore does not delete your data.
System Recovery deletes everything and sets your system back to when you first purchased it.

To launch System Restore you can:
Windows XP - Click Start/Programs/Accesstories/System Tools/System Restore

Windows Vista - Click Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore

Windows 7 - Click Start then in the search box type "System Restore" (without the quotes) and the system will show you the link to click above in the search results.


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TS-H653R - Error Code 10


To resolve this problem, remove the affected filter drivers. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Click Start , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue .
2. Locate, and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Caution There can be many instances of the registry subkey that is mentioned in step 2. You must make sure that you are in the appropriate registry subkey before modifying the UpperFilters and the LowerFilters values. To verify that you are in the appropriate registry subkey, make sure that the Default data value is DVD/CD-ROM and the Class data value is CDROM.
3. In the right pane, right-click UpperFilters , and then click Delete .
4. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the UpperFilters registry entry.
5. In the right pane, right-click LowerFilters , and then click Delete .
6. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the LowerFilters registry entry.
7. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.
1. Click Start vistastartbutton.jpg, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.

securityshield.jpg If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue . 2. Locate, and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} Caution There can be many instances of the registry subkey that is mentioned in step 2. You must make sure that you are in the appropriate registry subkey before modifying the UpperFilters and the LowerFilters values. To verify that you are in the appropriate registry subkey, make sure that the Default data value is DVD/CD-ROM and the Class data value is CDROM. 3. In the right pane, right-click UpperFilters , and then click Delete . 4. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the UpperFilters registry entry. 5. In the right pane, right-click LowerFilters , and then click Delete . 6. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the LowerFilters registry entry. 7. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer. 1. Click Start vistastartbutton.jpg, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.

securityshield.jpg If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type your password, or click Continue . 2. Locate, and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} Caution There can be many instances of the registry subkey that is mentioned in step 2. You must make sure that you are in the appropriate registry subkey before modifying the UpperFilters and the LowerFilters values. To verify that you are in the appropriate registry subkey, make sure that the Default data value is DVD/CD-ROM and the Class data value is CDROM. 3. In the right pane, right-click UpperFilters , and then click Delete . 4. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the UpperFilters registry entry. 5. In the right pane, right-click LowerFilters , and then click Delete . 6. Click Yes to confirm the removal of the LowerFilters registry entry. 7. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

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Quick Fix for most FAKE Anti-Virus infections.


Note: Get a pad of paper as you will need to write down a few file names.

1. Identify the fake Anti-Virus program.
This is simple just look at the name and icon of the program claiming to be an anti-virus. This should not be hard because they are constantly informing you of fake infections and automatically running scans. After you know which program is bothering you click the start menu or if you can access your desktop find the fake AV programs icon. Once you find the icon on your start menu or desktop right-click and go to properties. Now write down the name .exe file.

2. Deleting the virus
First of all restart your computer in safe-mode. You can do this by either restarting your computer and repeatedly pressing the F8 key until the safe mode screen appears. Or you can click start menu>run type msconfig and hit enter. Click the BOOT.INI tab then put a check next to /SAFEBOOT. Click Ok and then Restart. Once your computer is in safe-mode click START>RUN. Type regedit and hit enter. Press Ctrl+F so that we can search for the fake AV. Remember that file name you wrote down earlier type that into the find box and hit enter. Right click on and delete any registry entries associates with that file. This will prevent the fake AV from trying to run the next time you start your computer. After you have found every entry tied to that filename type in the actual name of the fake AV ex. Anti-Virus 2009. Do the same thing as you did with the filename delete any and all entries associated with the name of that AV.
After this is completed close the registry. Click START>RUN type msconfig. Go to both the Startup tab and the Services tab and look for any entries that have the name of the fake av program or the filename you wrote down. Un-check any you find. Now close the configuration panel. Click START>SEARCH>FOR FILES OR FOLDERS... type in the name of the file you wrote down and hit enter delete any of the files you find with that name. Also if any of the files are in a folder named what the AV is delete those entire folders. DONT delete your system32 folder or anyfolder found in your C:\Windows directory unless you know for 100% that its only contents are files associated with fake AntiVirus Program. If you are unable to delete the file ex. it gives you an error message saying its already running restart your computer again in safe mode and try deleting it again. After that is complete and you booted your computer in safe mode using the msconfig method click START>RUN type msconfig goto the BOOT.INI tab and un-check /SAFEBOOT if not just restart your computer.

After those steps are completed the fake Anti-Virus program should not be bothering you anymore. Remember this is only a quick fix so that you can at least use your computer to run an anti-spyware\malware\virus program and this is highly recommended as its likely you have more infections.

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Can't get pop ups of windows police pro anti virus off my pc , what is the easiest way to get it off ?


go to start menu, then go to run, then type in regedit and hit enter.
You will be in the registry. You will see a box that says H key Local Machine, expand box, find box that says software, expand this, find your program, right click, and delete it.
You can also do this under H Key Local User as well

Or go to control panel, add/remove programs and delete it. Then go to search menu, and find file, and delete it from there

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Dvd rom quit working.


The problem is caused by a recent burning package that has been removed. To fix the problem:
Click start then run
type regedit and then hit ok
goto edit then find
in the find box type upperfilters and hit ok when it finds somthing look in the right pane and see if it refers anything to do with the cdrom if it does then delete the entry that was found and hit find next and continue the process until search is finished. Then do exactly the same but instead search for lowerfilters. When you start the new search dont forget to move your current position right upto the top or it may not search the whole registry.

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I want to down load realtec hd driver


In task manager click on "new task" and then type "explorer.exe" into the dialogue box. If everything boots up then its somhow been removed from your startup process, most likly a virus.

Type "msconfig" into the run dialogue box (start>run) [start menu search in vista] and check your startup options.

To manually re-add explorer to the startup follow these instuctions carefully.

Type regedit into the run dialogue box (start>run) [start menu search in vista] navigate the folders on the left to Winlogon

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/MICROSOFT/WINDOWS NT/CURRENT VERSION/WinLogon
look for Shell double click it and in the value data box delete whats there and put this:
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Cd/dvd rom is not picked up by windows. is an LG drive part:HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T10N.How doi get it towork as the device manager has a exclamation on it and says that it wont start up(Code10)??? Thanx for...


  • Start Registry Editor Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK. On Vista systems just type regedit in the Start Search box
  • The Registry Editor starts
  • In the Registry Editor, Expand (click the + sign to the left) My Computer
  • Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
  • Expand SYSTEM
  • Expand CurrentControlSet
  • Expand Control
  • Expand Class
  • Under Class, click (Do Not Expand) the entry {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
  • In the right pane (topic area), click UpperFilters
  • On the Edit menu, click Delete
  • You will receive the following message: Are you sure you want to delete this value?
  • Click Yes to confirm the deletion of the UpperFilter
  • In the right pane (topic area), click LowerFilters
  • On the Edit menu, click Delete
  • You will receive the following message: Are you sure you want to delete this value?
  • Click Yes to confirm the deletion of the LowerFilters
  • go into device manager and un-install the dvd drive.
  • you will have to restart machine then.
  • this will fix the problem kallie ;)
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