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Backup your data files (external hard-drive or burn some DVDs).
Then, reinstall Vista -- much quicker than trying to "trouble-shoot".

Microsoft... | Answered 20 hours ago


Could you download and run the program Dial-a-fix from http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/Dial-a-fix.shtml

I have tried this with many computers and it worked all the time.

Microsoft... | Answered 20 hours ago


First step is to check if the file sharing option is checked in my computer folder options.

Start- My computer- TOOLS - FOLDER OPTIONS- and click on the second tab VIEW- scroll down to the last option which will show as USE SIMPLE FILE SHARING.

Level 1: My Documents (Private) loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); The owner of the file or folder has read and write permission to the file or folder. Nobody else may read or write to the folder or the files in it. All subfolders that are contained in a folder that is marked as private remain private unless you change the parent folder permissions.

If you are a Computer Administrator and create a user password for your account by using the User Accounts Control Panel tool, you are prompted to make your files and folder private.

Note The option to make a folder private (Level 1) is available only to a user account in its own My Documents folder.

To configure a folder and all the files in it to Level 1, follow these steps:
  1. Right-click the folder, and then click Sharing and Security.
  2. Select the Make this Folder Private check box, and then click OK.
Local NTFS Permissions:
  • Owner: Full Control
  • System: Full Control
Network Share Permissions:
  • Not Shared
Level 2 (Default): My Documents (Default) loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); The owner of the file or folder and local Computer Administrators have read and write permission to the file or folder. Nobody else may read or write to the folder or the files in it. This is the default setting for all the folders and files in each user's My Documents folder.

To configure a folder and all the files in it to Level 2, follow these steps:
  1. Right-click the folder, and then click Sharing and Security.
  2. Make sure that both the Make this Folder Private and the Share this folder on the network check boxes are cleared, and then click OK.
Local NTFS Permissions:
  • Owner: Full Control
  • Administrators: Full Control
  • System: Full Control
Network Share Permissions:
  • Not Shared
Level 3: Files in shared documents available to local users loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); Files are shared with users who log on to the computer locally. Local Computer Administrators can read, write, and delete the files in the Shared Documents folder. Restricted Users can only read the files in the Shared Documents folder. In Windows XP Professional, Power Users may also read, write, or delete any files in the Shared Documents Folder. The Power Users group is available only in Windows XP Professional. Remote users cannot access folders or files at Level 3. To allow remote users to access files, you must share them out on the network (Level 4 or 5).

To configure a file or a folder and all the files in it to Level 3, start Microsoft Windows Explorer, and then copy or move the file or folder to the Shared Documents folder under My Computer.

Local NTFS Permissions:
  • Owner: Full Control
  • Administrators: Full Control
  • Power Users: Change
  • Restricted Users: Read
  • System: Full Control
Network Share Permissions:
  • Not Shared
Level 4: Shared on the Network (Read-Only) loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); Files are shared for everyone to read on the network. All local users, including the Guest account, can read the files. But they cannot modify the contents. Any user can read and change your files.

To configure a folder and all the files in it to Level 4, follow these steps:
  1. Right-click the folder, and then click Sharing and Security.
  2. Click to select the Share this folder on the network check box
  3. Click to clear the Allow network users to change my files check box, and then click OK.
Local NTFS Permissions:
  • Owner: Full Control
  • Administrators: Full Control
  • System: Full Control
  • Everyone: Read
Network Share Permissions:
  • Everyone: Read
Level 5: Shared on the network (Read and Write) loadTOCNode(3, 'moreinformation'); This level is the most available and least secure access level. Any user (local or remote) can read, write, change, or delete a file in a folder shared at this access level. We recommend that this level be used only for a closed network that has a firewall configured. All local users including the Guest account can also read and modify the files.

To configure a folder and all the files in it to Level 5, follow these steps:
  1. Right-click the folder, and then click Sharing and Security
  2. Click to select the Share this folder on the network check box, and then click OK.
Local NTFS Permissions:
  • Owner: Full Control
  • Administrators: Full Control
  • System: Full Control
  • Everyone: Change
Network Share Permissions:
  • Everyone: Full Control
Note All NTFS permissions that refer to Everyone include the Guest account.

All the levels that this article describes are mutually exclusive. Private folders (Level 1) cannot be shared unless they are no longer private. Shared folders (Level 4 and 5) cannot be made private until they are unshared.

If you create a folder in the Shared Documents folder (Level 3), share it on the network, and then allow network users to change your files (Level 5), the permissions for Level 5 are effective for the folder, the files in that folder, and the subfolders. The other files and folders in the Shared Documents folder remain configured at Level 3.

Microsoft... | Answered Yesterday


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Microsoft... | Answered on Apr 20, 2018


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Microsoft... | Answered on Apr 06, 2018


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Microsoft... | Answered on Apr 06, 2018


Adobe Premiere

Microsoft... | Answered on Mar 15, 2018


Its is very hard to setup low-light for video chatting if you donĀ“t have a webcam that have a good sensor, i would personal get the logitech c920 hd pro, i own one and its good for low-light.

Microsoft... | Answered on Feb 10, 2018


Right click on file and click troubleshoot compatibility and try and run under vista

Microsoft... | Answered on Feb 09, 2018


HI,

Vista is a mess for this type of problem as it was a gateway from XP to the new file structure in windows. The Appdata folder is all about the programs you have installed on the system. Uninstall any old program that is no longer used to help free up space.

Here are a few links that might give you some ideas on how to cleanup the drive.

https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/27214042/Vista-Hard-Drive-filled-up-with-duplicate-folders.html

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-files/hard-drive-filling-up-rapidly-from-user-profile/fdd1e569-6887-49a9-bd4c-627590f12842

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/2659770

Hope they help ..

Microsoft... | Answered on Feb 02, 2018


If you do a new, clean install of Vista in 2018, one would be missing hundreds of updates from Microsoft that would be very hard if not impossible to get. Some of those updates might apply to software that you want to use in conjunction with Windows Vista. And if it is an older PC, you might not be able to find driver support for the particular make/model, and Vista might not have the drivers you need. How many times have you heard someone say, "I just reinstalled Vista, but now I am missing drivers?"

This could be part of your trouble, because even if your Vista updated all the way up to April 2017, you could still be missing Acer updates provided by Acer/Microsoft through Windows Update.

Since Microsoft has not supported Vista since April 2017, I would recommend not using it anymore in 2018.

Microsoft... | Answered on Jan 18, 2018


You need to stop using Vista as Microsoft has not supported it since 2014. OK to use Vista for a while after 2014 because Windows Update still gave security updates for other Windows products (Word, Works, etc.). But now, Windows Update for Vista will not work anymore for anything. At least switch to Windows 7 as Microsoft will probably support it until 2020.

Microsoft... | Answered on Nov 24, 2017


This is probably because the server's system may have detected you doing spam by commenting..

reason for this
1) you must have been commenting many many times.
2) your content in the comments was abuse.
3) you tried to access the protected files stored in server

Only this three can be the reason behind this


and the last thing you can do is to wait until the site administrator unblocks you.
or you can contact the site administrator.


thanks for asking
Prateek

Microsoft... | Answered on Oct 29, 2017


Internet Explorer has stopped workig

Microsoft... | Answered on Oct 23, 2017


I would call Microsoft support and ask for a different ***********. If you legitimately purchased the software they will help you out and give you a working key: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/contactus/

Cheers!

J the Guru

Microsoft... | Answered on Oct 16, 2017

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