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Forum: General Vista Discussion 10-10-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 3,814
Posted By cyclic
No you can't, the hardware is specifically...

No you can't, the hardware is specifically different and the restore disks from the laptop will only work on the laptop, the activation of the system software relies on BIOS intervention, which you...
Forum: Vista Game Forum 10-10-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 9,353
Posted By cyclic
From the error message it's clear that the file...

From the error message it's clear that the file it's trying to parse is corrupt or unreadable from the disk, it could be dirty or the disk\drive could be faulty.
Try copying the file to a HDD and...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 10-10-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,000
Posted By cyclic
Try using setup, after enabling the HDD as second...

Try using setup, after enabling the HDD as second boot device, choose the language required and on the next screen select repair from the bottom left corner, Vista has a good record of repairing...
Forum: Vista Networking Forum 10-10-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,875
Posted By cyclic
You will find the answer to your problem is also...

You will find the answer to your problem is also nothing to do with Vista, try sweeping for trojans and other malware, specifically BHO's which is what is shaping your traffic to a bogus address.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 10-08-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,029
Posted By cyclic
Before it gets to the falling over point, open...

Before it gets to the falling over point, open task manager and look down the list to see what's using memory, identify it, end the process then kill it.
Forum: Vista Installation Forum 10-07-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 5,807
Posted By cyclic
Use the XP installation disk and follow the...

Use the XP installation disk and follow the instructions, just make sure you choose the 2nd drive and allow XP to do a full NTFS format, which it will offer to do by default. Once you have installed...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 10-07-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,912
Posted By cyclic
Yes you do need it and it takes hardly no space.

Yes you do need it and it takes hardly no space.
Forum: General Vista Discussion 10-07-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,742
Posted By cyclic
When you reinstalled you should have done an in...

When you reinstalled you should have done an in place installation, ie; overwritten the current Windows directory which keeps important things like drivers and registry settings, all your programs...
Forum: Vista Audio 10-04-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 5,491
Posted By cyclic
You need to update your card, Audigy is not fully...

You need to update your card, Audigy is not fully supported by Vista as it wont work (by design) with hardware accelerated audio from that Creative chip, you may also notice EAX is not available....
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-11-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,918
Posted By cyclic
You need to reinstate the machine to factory...

You need to reinstate the machine to factory condition, meaning you should format the drive and continue to install Vista then. There is an alternative that may work, download a free antivirus repair...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-11-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,007
Posted By cyclic
Is there anything specific in the event viewer ?,...

Is there anything specific in the event viewer ?, I know theoretically 3.5 is a run up of everything since 1 or 1.1, but I think it might be worth installing the version 2.0 update, before 3.5. There...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-11-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4,870
Posted By cyclic
It was just a thought, I've never needed to use...

It was just a thought, I've never needed to use them.
Forum: General Vista Discussion 07-11-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 3,841
Posted By cyclic
Have you tried re-enabling DEP from command mode...

Have you tried re-enabling DEP from command mode ?
Open a command window from run > type CMD return (makes sure it comes with admin status)

then it goes like this.

To Enable DEP -
A) In the...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-09-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4,870
Posted By cyclic
Check in internet options to make sure there is...

Check in internet options to make sure there is no tick in the box to 'delete browsing history on exit' find it from any IE8 window using tools> internet options > general (first page that shows...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-18-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,346
Posted By cyclic
Is the optical drive on the same data...

Is the optical drive on the same data ribbon\controller as the hard drive ? and did they say the firmware had been fixed or updated, if the firmware on the hard drive is iffy then it can prevent the...
Forum: Vista Video 06-17-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 5,979
Posted By cyclic
Copy protection or DRM will let you play a DVD...

Copy protection or DRM will let you play a DVD but not copy it, the messages you are getting are those that usually occur when you try to make copies of a disk that is protected.
The main clue to...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-17-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,909
Posted By cyclic
Can you first let us know what your specs. are...

Can you first let us know what your specs. are especially the graphics card, but in the meantime, no you cannot allocate variable about of memory depending on the program.
The most likely scenario...
Forum: Vista Game Forum 06-17-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 9,404
Posted By cyclic
That is a problem, you do need a proper...

That is a problem, you do need a proper installation disk of one of those versions, you install it to the virtual machine the same way you would on a normal macinr.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-15-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,179
Posted By cyclic
All you need do to correct this is download the...

All you need do to correct this is download the latest driver posted for your graphics chip and install it. On rebooting the chip should be properly identified and enumerated by the driver. ...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-11-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 3,312
Posted By cyclic
Why the assumption that flash apps don't work in...

Why the assumption that flash apps don't work in 64 bit ? because they do. Did you try installing the latest Adobe players ?
The assumption that if it's x64 certain things don't work is a very...
Forum: Vista Malware Forum 06-08-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,888
Posted By cyclic
So Vista is pissing you off ? Not the illegal...

So Vista is pissing you off ? Not the illegal cracks and downloads that are full of trojans and malware........how quaint. Personally I would advise format, reinstall and next time stick to legit...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-08-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,707
Posted By cyclic
It wont open within Mail as a default security...

It wont open within Mail as a default security option, if you want it to then open Mail and select Tools then options look for the security tab, on that page clear the box next to 'do not allow...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-08-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,707
Posted By cyclic
click on open and it will bring up abox that says...

click on open and it will bring up abox that says it can't and would you like to browse for a program, browse to the adobe exec and continue as above.
Forum: Vista Installation Forum 06-07-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 3,143
Posted By cyclic
You can restore the system to an earlier date...

You can restore the system to an earlier date with the 'restore' menu which doesn't require any disks. These restore points are made at regular intervals and when you install new drivers or programs,...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 06-07-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,707
Posted By cyclic
Right click the file and select OPEN WITH, browse...

Right click the file and select OPEN WITH, browse to find the adobe .exe if needed then highlight and make sure there is a tick in the box 'always use this program to open this type of file' and...
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