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Start up There are to many program that auto start when I turn my computer on. What do I have to have on start up

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Every PC is different, in that we all have different software loaded. But try this. Go to run, type msconfig hit ENTER. Go to startup. uncheck everything except the following. Soundman, all RUNDLL32.EXE commands, dumprep, and your antivirus program.
everything else can be unchecked. This does not delete the programs, it just keeps the boot components from loading on startup.
On reboot, you will get a window that tells you you are doing something (I forget) Just check the box at the bottom that says do not show this again and exit. otherwise this will hound you everytime you boot.

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The windows components are the only ones you need, these are the ones you need for the computer to boot properly. You can remove unnecesary start up items by typing msconfig on run, then click on start up tab, uncheck those unnecesary programs and reboot the computer.

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CPU usage 100%


This is due to memory and program usage.
Depending on your computers specs. try these steps
1. Disk clean and defrag
2. Virus, spyware, malware, Trojan, rocket scan and removal
3. Registry cleaner and optimizer
4. Check disc space on the C: drive
5. Turn off unnessasery programs auto starting

If this does not work it maybe that you need to upgrade your computer or add some extra RAM.

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Looking for word document I did not save


The power just went out while you working on an important document you forgot to save.

Do not panic because Microsoft Word comes equipped with a feature that automatically will recover files you did not save.


Typically, this feature works by default.

The program allows you to change how often Word saves your documents and you can adjust the location where Microsoft Word saves these "Auto Recover" files.


Open up Microsoft Word.

Do not click on a file to open the program.

Instead, open the program by double-clicking on the program's icon.


Allow the program to load for a couple of minutes before clicking on anything.


Look on the left side of the screen.

If Microsoft Word recovered the file, a "Document Recovery" task pane will load.


Find the file's date.

Double-click on the file in the "Document Recovery" pane.


This will open the file in Microsoft Word.


Click on the "File Menu" and select "Save As."


Save the document as a ".doc" file type, and type a name for your document in the "File Name" box.


or


Open Microsoft Word to determine if the program auto-recovered your document.

If your software is set to auto-save your document every couple of minutes, when the program is restarted, any document that was not saved prior to closing, may appear in the auto-recover window on the left side of the screen.


Click on your document, and the last-saved file will open.

However, anything you typed after the last auto-save is gone, but at least you haven't lost the entire document.


Search the auto-recover files manually if the auto-recover pane did not appear when you opened MS Word.


Click the Start menu at the bottom of your computer screen, and click "Search." Some operating systems have the search option as a part of the Start menu.


Search for "*.asd" to search for any recovered files.


If you find the file, open Word, and click "Open" in the menu.

Search through all files, and locate the file that ended in .asd. Click "Open" to view your file.


If you are using Word 2002 or 2003, you need to restart your computer after clicking "Open." Re-open Word after your computer re-boots to view the recovered file.


Check your backup files.

If you have the "Always create backup copy" option selected in Word, you may be able to find a backup copy of your document.


Find the location where you last saved the document.

Check for the extension .wbk.


If there aren't any, search your whole computer for files with that extension.

Open your file by clicking "Open" in Word, and search all files for the .wbk extension.

Once you locate the file, click "Open."


Look in the temporary files on your computer.

Complete a search for files that end in the extension .tmp by typing "*.tmp" into the search box.


Narrow the search down to specific dates of when you were working on the document.

If the file does not show up, try searching for the "~*.*" convention.


Some temporary files are in this format instead.

If your document is now in your temporary files, you will need to recover the damaged document.

Search for it within Word.


Click "Open and Repair" when you find it.






Hope this helps




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Msvcr80 missing


All one needs to do is simply insert your Grand Theft Auto disk into your computer and install it, some-times a repair option is available.

Take care!
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My el 1300g 02 starts up, gets to show icons and then restarts automatically. what could this be? how do i reset hard drive?


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start your computer in safemode and then turn off all power saving features

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When i double click the my computer icon, it takes forever to open up


What is the RAM of your desktop? First check the RAM, adding RAM is always the first and most effective way to improve computer speed.
Then, how many programs start when you boot up your computer? The more programs automatically start, the slower you computer boot. Click Start>Run>type in "msconfig">select "Boot", then you can see a list of auto-start programs. Disable unnecessary ones.
Computer slowdown is always related to redundant registry data and errors. Get a good registry optimizer, clean the errors, then defrag registry to speed up application response.

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OK SO ERROR CODE 0X0 A RECENT DRIVER OR INSTALLATION OR UPGRADE MAY BE PREVENTING THE SYSTEM FROM STARTING. AUTO CHK RUN=0 NUM. OF ROOT CAUSES=1


When you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode.
Then go to control panel and add remove program then uninstall program which preveny system to start.
Let me know if you need more assistanse.
Thanks.

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The setup wizard on the CD will not automatically run when inserted in the CD-ROM drive, what do i do?


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  3. right click on CD/DVD Drive
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selecting My Computer, right-clicking the drive that contained the CD-ROM, and selecting Properties. click the AutoPlay tab and select the Select an action to perform option, then double-click the program to use to run the CD-ROM. This action launched the program on the CD-ROM. Note that simply highlighting the program you want to use and clicking OK or Apply doesn't work; you must double-click the program and force it to launch on the CD-ROM or DVD in the drive. The CD-ROM then ran automatically, using the program associated with it on the AutoPlay tab.

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