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Adobe Update Manager always appears on the "Blocked startup programs" When I attempt to run the program, nothing happens. What am I doing wrong?

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Your virus control may hae it blocked. When you attempt to update, do you turn off all running proggys?

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There is a listing available somewhere in Windows wherein you can "quick launch" a program to have it mostly loaded when first turning on the computer ( or have the program deleted from such...


A program can not be 'mostly [or partly] loaded' actually. You can go into the program's settings though and see if there's a way for it to 'Run on Startup', which would load the program when your computer boots up. The only problem with this is that it can slow your computer down and make it take longer to boot up.

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Online video turns white on full screen. I still have sound, but no video.When I exit full screen it comes back. I'm running XP.


Go to the Start Menu. Go to Control Panel. Locate the Icon "Device Manager". Once the dialogue Box "Device Manager" appears, locate and click on "Sound, Video, and Game Contollers".
Click on the + button to the left of this and double click on each controller. When the dialogue box opens, go to Driver and select "update driver".
After updating each driver (if update not available a message will appear telling you that you have the most current or best currently installed).
Also, if prompted, select to check Internet automatically. Do not search the computer files: you will not find them here (unless you manually installed drivers, and haven't enabled them yet).
Please let me know if you need further assistance if this does not change your video status. Here is one other thing you can try:
Update your Adobe version. This is usually the program that is used when viewing videos online. Also, when attempting to play a video - watch at the top of the screen for a yellow bar - usually a message will appear alerting you of this, which indicates you need to enable the Active X for this particular website. I doubt this is the case, but I often run into this, and very seldom notice this yellow bar. The message does not always appear so be alert of this just incase.
Being this is a desktop, you may need to upgrade the video card as well. You shouldn't have to: You can also locate the video card installed in your computer through the Device Manager and update the drivers for it as well.
Let me know how or if any of this helps.
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How to close compuServe when to download adobe flash player with safari browser


try pressing clt+at+del this will bring task manager.

here you can close down running programs and processes.

you can look in to the start up folder ( start-programs-start up) if you see an icon for compuserve there, pull it out to the desktop.
restat.

also you can find hidden startup programs by going to the run box and typing in MSCONFIG.

there will be a start up tab. if you see it there, disable it and restart.

maybe then it wont start up and you can dowln the app you wanted.

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Computer running on 100% capacity


100% sounds like something bad is running like adware, spyware or a virus possibly.

I would suggest going to Start>Run and type in msconfig. Then go to the startups, and you can uncheck the things you don't need. Things like adobe reader, adobe updates, and such can be turned off.

Second, download and run the following programs, ccleaner, Malware Bytes anti malware, and Super Anti Spyware.

Run the ccleaner and delete all your temp junk, then run scans on both the other programs. You might need to turn off your anti virus program to do this.

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Roxio Media Manager continues to try to install


Hello,

After reading your problem I came across some interesting references about roxio and agent.exe.
Seems agent.exe is used by many programs to update themselves over the internet, and it was giving a lot of people headaches by using 70% or more of their CPU, like yourself.

So, I wanted to send you a few quick thoughts on how to hopefully fix your situation.

First, there were complaints about stuff trying to install itself on and on, and it was because there were command lines in the STARTUP MENU calling upon them to install every time windows starts.

So to try to fix this if its happening in your case........
Go to start>run>and type in msconfig and click ok.
Now click startup and uncheck these items.

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ISUSPM
'ISUSPM Start Up'
'ISUSSCheduler'
Adobe Reader Speed Launcher
Quick Time Task
Igfxtray
HotKeysCmds
MSMSGS
WMPNFCSG
COMMUNICATOR
PERSISTENCE (igfxpers)
DLA


Then click apply, then ok and restart your computer.
When windows starts, you will see a window saying that changes were made to the configuration utility. When you see it, click on the little white box saying not to show this any more.
And if you really miss not having something you unchecked, you can always go back there and recheck it!

Maybe now you will have the chance to purge all things Roxio from your system.
Best of luck!!

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Computer slow;freezing up


First choice is the RESTORE option. Installed programs will still be there (may lose desktop icon) and you can always reinstall / re update adobe if needed. After all what good is a virus program and Adobe update if you can'nt use the computer. Adobe Reader will sometimes cause slowdowns on some computers (mine) while in the browser online.
Download Spybot Search and Destroy (then update it) to find Spyware on the computer. Then download and run Adaware to seacrch for additional adware programs. These should help clean the system of some of the trash. Again I would Restore FIRST so that these will download and run effectively.

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EXTREMELY slow start up, freezing


This is probably due to malware, but here are a few things you can do:

  1. Download and run Hitman Pro. This will run several anti-malware utilities to clean up the machine.
  2. Download and run PerfectDisk. This defragmentation utility is MUCH better than Windows' native program.
  3. Click Start->Run. Type in "msconfig" without the quotes into the box and click OK. Click the Startup tab, and take a look at all the programs that run at your computer's startup. Be VERY careful because you cannot just remove everything. Some things are necessary for your computer to run, so if you don't know what it is then leave it be. Uncheck anything you know you don't want starting such as Instant Messaging programs like AIM or MSN or regular programs such as Adobe or Java. They are notorious for running processes at startup and really aren't necessary. If you want a good list of startup processes then check out http://sysinfo.org/

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My son has installed avg7.5 but i want it off. i tried uninstalling it but it said there is a technical fault and said to come on here could you tell me how to get it off or do it yourself please thanks...


First off: Why Uninstall AVG in the first place: AVG is the BEST AV program availible ! Why ? Because it's fast, easy to update, reliable and I'm using it since the day I got my PC 5-6 years ago. But nevertheless, as requested:

1.) Stop AVG services: To do this click on start, then on run and type in "Services.msc" without the quotes. A new windows will appear, with all the services running on the computer. Now all you have to do is to locate, right-click and "stop" AVG services.

2.) Disable startup options for AVG programs and services: To do this type in "Msconfig" in Run just as the "Services.msc" previously. Remember not to include the quotes. Navigate to the "Services" and the "Startup" tab and "uncheck" any AVG entries you can find.

3.) Close AVG open program files: Press ctrl-alt-del on your keyboard to open the task manager. In the task manager, navigate to the processes Tab. You will find all running processes on the computer. Sort the first coloumn by "image name" then right click and end avg tasks, usually named avg?????

4.) Deleting AVG from your machine: To do this, Navigate to this folder(standard): "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG7\" . Then select all the files in that folder and click "Shift-del" without the quotes. Confirm deletion. If error comes up, remove the first file from your selection by cntr+left click on the most upper file. Then shift-del again, until the next file "errors". Continue this process until you have reached the end. The reason for some files not wanting to be deleted is simple: Those files are still open, reside in memory and thus cannot be deleted !

5.) Restart your machine; Navigate to the AVG folder again after restart, and delete the remaining AVG files which are all closed now. Remeber to remove the $VAULT.AVG$ hidden folders, as they are the avg vaults.

6.) You have removed all traces and movement of AVG from your machine :(

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I am having a problem with Adobe Reader 8.1.1. I am using Windows XP. Originally the program ran fine, but lately when I click on a link on a website that uses Adobe Reader I get a message that says...


do you the original installer of your adobe reader?

if you..when uninstalling adobe and the error occurs just browse for the .msi in your adobe installer and hit ok...

after it uninstall...download foxit reader and install it instead of the adobe reader....

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