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When I try to change the preferences in the Mail program for Macintosh (System 10.4), I get the following message: Writing your preferences to disk has failed. Your preferences may not have been saved. The permissions on ~/Library/Preferences may be wrong or your disk may be full. What can I do about it? Charles Relle (mrelle@btinternet.com)

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Have you tried it from an other Computer?

Posted on Jul 07, 2008


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SOURCE: This version of 'XPress Preferences

c:\documents & settings\user\aplication data\quark\quarkxpres.7
delete file : xpress preferences.

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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If you make a backup copy you can put it on a disk/CD to restore afterwards if needed. If you just want to move them to a different area but still look at them due to space, you can change where the store is located. Or have you tried setting up personal folders and moving emails to the folders to organize? You could archive by month for example.

I assume you already did the typical Microsoft backup procedure:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/270670

Do you have a full version of Outlook? You could try exporting from Express to Outlook.
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA010943871033.aspx

Is that what you need?

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: System preerences will not open at all, even from Finder

Not much info to go on, so I will guess.
My guess is that your laptop has about 256MB of memory and came with a version of OSX that is older than Leopard, which is what you refer to with 10.5.6. You do not have enough memory to run Leopard. Get at least 1GB and it will work much better overall, plus allowing system preferences to work.

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your svchost file is been couruted or damaged, get ur system formated by well qualified engineer and first antivirus installed.

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How do you delete old email 'address'es in my computer file


Which email account ?

Erase Email Addresses in My Computer


Email addresses can be stored on a computer if you use email software, such as Microsoft Office Outlook and Yahoo Messenger Beta.


Deleting email addresses manually from these programs does not actually completely erase them from your computer.


To erase email addresses permanently, meaning that a hard drive recovery program will not be able to restore them if it is used, requires a process called formatting, which completely erases the information on a hard drive.


Click on the shortcut "My Computer," which you can locate on your desktop.


Right click "Local Disk (C:)" and select the "Format" option.


Change the "Allocation Size Unit" to "Default Allocation Size."


Click the "Start" button.

The email addresses, as well as the rest of the files on the hard drive, will now be erased.


Delete a Live Mail Email Address


Windows Live Mail is a part of the Windows Live suite of productivity and entertainment programs, and it is intended to be the new free email client for Windows beginning with Windows 7.


After trying Windows Live Mail, you may decide that you have added too many email addresses and that you would prefer to use the email client to check only one address.


Remove an email address from Windows Live Mail to reduce the clutter in your email inbox.
Launch Windows Live Mail, and browse to the "Tools" menu at the top of the screen.


Click "Accounts."

Click the email account that you would like to delete.


Click the "Remove" button.

A message will appear to remind you that any messages belonging to the email account that are not backed up in another location will be deleted permanently.


Click "OK" to confirm.

The account will be deleted immediately.


Click "Close" to return to Windows Live Mail.


Delete Hotmail Adresses


Log in to your hotmail account and click "Help."


Search for "Cancel Account" and select "Why are all my email messages gone?"

Expand the option that says "Close a free Hotmail account" and click "Windows Live Hotmail close account."


Click "Close Account" on the page that opens.


If you do not sign in to your account for 365 days, your account will also be deleted.





Hope this helps.

Nov 26, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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Rebuild the Windows Mail folder


If rebuilding the database does not resolve the issue, follow these steps to rebuild the Windows Mail folder:1. Close Windows Mail.
2. Confirm and copy Store Location of Windows Mail. To confirm Store Location, see Step 1 in “Method 1: Rebuild the message store of Windows Mail” that described above.
3. Click Start and paste the location path that found in Store Location of Windows Mail, place the cursor at the end of the pasted strings, and then press the Backspace key to delete the following strings.

Windows Mail
Notice that the default Windows Mail folder is located in C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WindowsMail.
4. Press Enter and open the folder.
5. Right-click the Windows Mail folder, and then click Rename.
6. Input old at the end of the folder name and change the folder name as below.

Windows Mailold
7. Start Windows Mail, confirm the Windows Mail folder is automatically created, and then close Windows Mail.

Note If new Windows Mail folder is compressed, you need to uncompress this folder.
8. Double-click the Windows Mailold folder used in Step 6 and open the folder.
9. Double-click Local Folder and copy the following file and paste the file into Local Folder in the new Windows Mail folder.

account{xxxxxxxxxxxxx}.oeaccount

Notice that xxxxxxxxxxxxx will be the numbers or alphabets.
10. If the following folders exist in the Windows Mailold folder, copy each folder into the new Windows Mail folder. • Stationery folder
• Microsoft Community folder

11. Close all folders and import messages in Windows Mail. To import message, use the following steps: a. Start Windows Mail.
b. Click File, point to Import, and then click Message.
c. Click Microsoft Windows Mail 7 in Select Program, and click Next.
d. Press Browse, select the location of Windows Mailold folder in Step 6, and then click Next.
e. Click All folders in Select the folder, and click Next.
f. Click Complete, and then the messages will be imported to Imported Folder.

12. Save the messages in the previous Inbox that imported to Imported Folder in Local Folder. You can select to move any messages from Inbox to each folder.

on Apr 28, 2008 | HP Pavilion a1410n (ER890AA) PC Desktop

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Never heard of that before, but it sure sounds by the helpful details given for this problem that you sure arent/weren't at a secure site. If you have windows XP, 7 or a microsoft system go into internet explorer, Tools at the top of the menu, then Internet options at the very bottom of that dropdown menu. Immediately delete all of you internet history and "cookies" on the sys, you can also go to Start,Programs,Accessories,System tools, "Disk Cleanup". Reboot after all the cleaning and do a virus check asap... lets hope you've got a VP program

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Print size on AOL email is too small


Follow these instructions to change your font size.

1. Sign on to AOL and visit AOL Keyword: Preferences.

2. On AOL , click Font & Text Settings. On older versions of AOL, click Font, Text & Graphics.

3. Under the Font Preferences heading, select your preferred font, text size and color for writing email, Instant Messages and chat.

4. Under the Text Preferences heading, select your preferred size for viewing text from other people: Small, Medium or Large.

5. Click Save.

Sep 22, 2011 | Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

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Copying e.mail messages on a CD


If you make a backup copy you can put it on a disk/CD to restore afterwards if needed. If you just want to move them to a different area but still look at them due to space, you can change where the store is located. Or have you tried setting up personal folders and moving emails to the folders to organize? You could archive by month for example.

I assume you already did the typical Microsoft backup procedure:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/270670

Do you have a full version of Outlook? You could try exporting from Express to Outlook.
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA010943871033.aspx

Is that what you need?

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In my system yahoo messenger is default opening every 10 minutes


Check your yahoo settings. You may have default settings on which would have it sign on & check for new mail/messages every 10-30 minutes. This is the most likely cause & can be corrected by changing the settings to your preferences. Hope this helps.

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No c drive left showing o% space left?


Don't do any mistakes just follow the instructions bellow
  • Delete Junk Files in Windows 10:
  • Search Disk Cleanup in the search box or you can find it under Start > All Apps > Windows Administrative Tools.
  • Click on Disk Cleanup to start the program. You will be asked which drive you want to clean up.
  • The default is C drive. Just make sure it is selected and click on OK.
The disk cleanup program will then start analyzing different folders and types of files that it thinks is safe to delete.
no-c-drive-left-showing-o-space-left-qxiko4mbhn3xwpbyjhiay14v-2-0.png When the analyzing is done, you will be presented with a window similar to the following - it lists what all is removable without causing problems to the operating system or installed applications.
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  • Click on Delete Files to permanently delete all the selected items from your Computer.
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1. Temporary Internet Files
2. Downloaded Program Files
3. Offline Webpages
4. Recycle Bin
5. Temporary files
6. Thumbnails
7. Old Windows folder.

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New HDD Install Prob


Basic Troubleshooting Tips after Installing a New Hard DriveBased on Seagate IDE hard drives.

If you have installed your drive and it does not function properly, perform the following basic checks:

Additional Troubleshooting Tips

If you have performed the preceding basic checks but the problem persists, follow these guidelines for troubleshooting specific cases: 
After you install your new drive, your computer will not boot, and no error message appears on the screen.
The screen remains blank when you power up the system. 
The system does not recognize the drive. 
The dealer partitioned and formatted the drive for you in the store, but the drive does not respond when you install it. 
The system hangs in FDISK or fails to create or save the partition record. 
The system error message, "Drive not Ready," appears. 
The FDISK error message, "No Fixed Disk Present," appears. 
The drive does not format to full capacity. 
The DOS message "Disk Boot Failure," "Non-System Disk" or "No ROM Basic - SYSTEM HALTED" appears. 
The system error message, "HDD controller failure" appears. 
After you install your new drive, your computer will not boot, and no error message appears on the screen.

Check your computer manual or BIOS manufacturer to determine whether your BIOS supports drives that have more than 4,092 cylinders. If your system has this limitation, use the following procedure to configure your computer:

Turn off your computer, open the case, and remove your new drive.

CAUTION: To avoid electrostatic discharge damage to your computer or hard drive, make sure you are well grounded before touching the drive, cable, connector or jumpers.

Move the jumper on the alternate-capacity jumper, as shown in Figure 6. This causes the drive to appear to your BIOS as having a 2.1-Gbyte capacity (4,092 cylinders, 16 heads, 63 sectors per track). You may need third-party partitioning software, such as Disk Manager, to achieve full capacity of the drive. 
Remount your drive in the computer and replace the computer cover. 
Insert a bootable system diskette into drive A and turn on the computer. It should boot from drive A and automatically detect the new drive as a 2.1 -Gbyte drive. 
Insert your DiscWizard diskette into drive A and type A:XDM. Then press ENTER. This runs the Disk Manager program. 
Follow the Disk Manager instructions to install the dynamic drive overlay and to partition and format your new drive to its full capacity. 
After Disk Manager is done, reboot your system. You should see the Disk Manager banner and be able to access the full capacity of your new drive. 

The screen remains blank when you power up the system. 
If the steps listed above do not remedy this problem, try the following: 
Make sure the monitor is plugged in and turned on. 
Check all cards. 
Make sure the video card is seated in its slot and secured with mounting screws. 
Turn off the computer and remove the drive host adapter. If the screen turns on after you reboot, the host adapter may be incompatible or defective. If so, see your dealer. 

The system does not recognize the drive. 
Check all cables. 
Make sure the power supply is adequate for system needs. 
Reboot the computer and listen to make sure the drive motor starts up. If the drive is very quiet, it may be difficult to hear its discs reach operating speed. If the drive motor does not start up, recheck all drive cables. 
Verify that for each drive, a drive-type is listed in the system setup program. 
Try rebooting your computer by pressing the CTRL, ALT and DELETE keys simultaneously. If the drive is recognized after you reboot the system, the computer BIOS test may be completing before the drive is ready. 
One solution is to slow the processor speed during startup. If your computer has a turbo switch, set it to slow speed before turning the computer on. If there is no turbo switch, you may be able to use keyboard commands; see your computer manual for details. After the computer is up and running, return the processor to the fast speed. 
Another solution is to warm-boot your computer after every power-on. 
Check for I/O address conflicts. To isolate the conflict, verify that the drive and host adapter are compatible with your computer. Turn off the computer and remove all the peripheral adapter cards except for the video card and host adapter. If the computer recognizes the drive when you reboot the computer, turn off the computer. Reinstall the other peripheral cards, one at a time, until the conflict reoccurs. After you have isolated the source of the address conflict, you can resolve the conflict by changing the 1/0 address of the peripheral that appears to cause the conflict. 
If Disk Manager has installed the DDO on your hard drive and you have booted directly from a diskette, the information in the boot record for the drive may not have been loaded. Make sure there is no diskette in drive A and reboot. If you want to boot from the diskette, follow the "Booting with a Diskette" instructions under "Advanced Disk Manager Options" on page 20. 

The dealer partitioned and formatted the drive for you in the store, but the drive does not respond when you install it. 
Reboot the computer and make sure the drive spins up. 
Check all cables. 
Make sure the power supply is adequate for system needs. 
Make sure the DOS or Windows version the dealer used to partition and format the drive is the same version you have installed in your computer. If it isn't, see your dealer. 
Verify the drive-type values in the system setup program. You must install the drive using the same drive-type values your dealer used to partition the drive. 
Check for 1/0 address conflicts between peripheral cards. 
Check for viruses. 

The system hangs in FDISK or fails to create or save the partition record. 
Check all cables. 
Your setup system diskette may be corrupted. Try using a backup diskette. 
Make the partitions smaller. 
Change the interrupt jumper setting on the host adapter. 
Some BIOS have a Track 0 protection feature that protects Track 0 from viruses. This may cause FDISK to hang the system. You must disable this feature in the system setup program before you can use FDISK. See your computer reference guide for assistance. Be sure to re-enable this important feature when FDISK is done. 

The system error message, "Drive not Ready," appears. 
Check all cable connections. Make sure pin 1 of the drive is connected to pin 1 of the hard-disc controller or host adapter. 
Make sure the power supply is adequate for system needs. 
Reboot the computer and make sure the drive spins up. 

The FDISK error message, "No Fixed Disk Present," appears. 
Make sure the power supply is adequate for system needs. 
Verify the drive-type values in the system setup program. 
Check for 1/0 address conflicts. 

The drive does not format to full capacity. 
Verify the drive-type values in the system setup program. One of the following problems may have occurred: 
The values may be set with an incorrect translation characteristic. 
You may have entered a parameter value that exceeds the physical capacity of the drive. 
You entered a translation characteristic that does not take full advantage of the drive's capacity. 
The drive's physical specifications exceed the translation limits imposed by the BIOS.

CAUTION: If you change the drive-type values in the system setup program, you must partition and format the drive again. This erases data on the drive. 

If you have partitioned the drive into individual logical drives, you may need to make the partitions smaller to access the full drive capacity. 
If your computer supports LBA mode, you may need to enable LBA mode in the system setup program to access the full capacity of the drive. Refer to your computer's reference guide to find out how to enable LBA. 
Your computer may not support drives that have more than 4,092 cylinders. Follow the instructions on page 25 for After you install your new drive, your computer will not boot, and no error message appears on the screen. 

The DOS message "Disk Boot Failure," "Non-System Disk" or "No ROM Basic - SYSTEM HALTED" appears. 
Reinstall the DOS system files using the DOS SYS utility. 
Check all cables. 
Use FDISK to verify that the primary partition is active. 
Check for viruses. 

The system error message, "HDD controller failure" appears. 
Confirm the jumper settings on the drive. 
Verify the drive-type settings in the system setup program.
If a problem persists, please search for a solution or post a question in our tech support forum in our Help Desk.

Oct 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I have just completed a total reinstall of My XP Pro and have downloaded My Windows Live Messenger and installed it succesfully. Hopwe4ver when I try to log on it is giving me the error message numbered...


you will have to setup you windows live on your hotmail first

Occasionally, you may have to change or reset the password for your Windows Live ID to sign in to Zune.net or to access your Zune account.

To change or reset the password for your Windows Live ID, follow these steps:
1. Visit the following Web page, and then click Forgot Your Password?: http://login.live.com (http://login.live.com) 2. Type your Windows Live ID, type the characters that appear in the Picture box, and then click Continue. 3. Click Send yourself a password reset e-mail message. 4. Click Send Message. 5. On the confirmation page, click Done. 6. Sign in to your e-mail account, and then click the link in the e-mail message to reset your password. 7. On the Confirm your e-mail address page, type your e-mail address, and then click Continue. 8. Type your new password two times, and then click Continue. 9. If you want to enter an "alternate" e-mail address, type the address two times, and then click Continue.

If you do not want to enter an "alternate" e-mail address, click Skip. 10. When you receive the "You've changed your password" message, click Done.For more information about Windows Live ID services, visit the following Windows Live ID Web site: http://get.live.com/getlive/overview

Aug 21, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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When I installed Audio Cleaning Lab 12 on my Windows XL system, it became impossible to write to the CD drive directly through Windows: I got the message that there was no disk in the drive or the disk was...


reinstall audio cleaning lab. sometimes two registry entries get corrupted: upper and lower filter in the registry. this can prevent you from not only writing disks but in some places it will disable your drive completely.

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