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Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-18-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,867
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ERD commander will not work in Vista (totally...

ERD commander will not work in Vista (totally different security method), It will work for XP however. Unfortunately you really are SOL. What may be worth trying is the hidden admin account which you...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-05-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,112
Posted By luckypunq
okay i think it is worth trying to turn of screen...

okay i think it is worth trying to turn of screen saver and turn power settings to always on, the power saving settings may be interupting the program during render (these often take quite some...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-04-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,112
Posted By luckypunq
How much memory do you have, these rending...

How much memory do you have, these rending programs really hog memory and page file to do there work. I suggest the issue is memory. get back to us with your system specifications soon.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 08-02-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By luckypunq
When I first started using Vista I thought the...

When I first started using Vista I thought the same as you .. so many processes.. so much memory. However a little investigation shows that Vista works in a slightly different way to XP, many of the...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-30-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By luckypunq
Here is a link to the recovery cd for Acer aspire...

Here is a link to the recovery cd for Acer aspire systems. boot up with it and restore to factory settings. FYI it is not a good idea (or indeed needed) to use registry cleanup software on a new...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,707
Posted By luckypunq
press windows key and D at the same time to...

press windows key and D at the same time to minimize all windows. Alt + tab key cycles through all you open windows.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-30-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,438
Posted By luckypunq
I suggest that you make sure that you have the...

I suggest that you make sure that you have the latest drivers for your network card install, also wireless network card too (if you have).
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-29-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By luckypunq
What is th file type? and what is the executable...

What is th file type? and what is the executable pls?
Forum: Vista Hardware Forum 07-28-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 7,683
Posted By luckypunq
It may not be hardware, it maybe that your mbr...

It may not be hardware, it maybe that your mbr has become corrupt. Below is the method of fixing this issue. If it doesn`t work then the hard drive may well be broken.

Insert your vista disk, or...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-28-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By luckypunq
Download and install IE 8, issues are to do with...

Download and install IE 8, issues are to do with incompatabilities (most likely .Net updates.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-28-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 4,262
Posted By luckypunq
Open the touchpad settings software, not the...

Open the touchpad settings software, not the mouse settings. I suspect that everything is just fine, but not set to your liking. I cannot be more specific because the issue is not Vista per se,...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-28-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,567
Posted By luckypunq
The keyboard has been mapped to an american...

The keyboard has been mapped to an american setting.

Go to

Control panel ==> Regional and language options ==> keyboards and languages ==> changes keyboards

then change to a UK keyboard...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-25-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,913
Posted By luckypunq
Depends on whether on not the task bar is locked...

Depends on whether on not the task bar is locked doesn`t it? Thanks for your positive input.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,426
Posted By luckypunq
Have you emptied the recycle bin since deletion?,...

Have you emptied the recycle bin since deletion?, use restore file in recycle bin if you can, other wise you can use recovery software (http://www.recuva.com/download) (with spotty results).
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,426
Posted By luckypunq
You must have user docs somewhere, even if it is...

You must have user docs somewhere, even if it is to store settings for desktop etc, please tell us the contents of

C:/users
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-24-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,425
Posted By luckypunq
Sounds like crap software. Ditch it for some...

Sounds like crap software. Ditch it for some thing else, try Nod32 or Malware bytes.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-24-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,913
Posted By luckypunq
Right click the task bar, and from the menu...

Right click the task bar, and from the menu select lock the taskbar (make sure the tick mark is gone). Then left click on the task bar and drag the bar to the bottom of the screen. Finally right...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-23-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,858
Posted By luckypunq
Simple answer is no. The two versions are totally...

Simple answer is no. The two versions are totally different as far as the authentication hash generator is concerned.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-22-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,964
Posted By luckypunq
Yes open up updates options (control panel ==>...

Yes open up updates options (control panel ==> windows update) the option is on the left side of the update panel. Turn of automatic updates and choose to install manually. This lets you choose which...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-21-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,651
Posted By luckypunq
Press del to enter BIOS setup, then navigate to...

Press del to enter BIOS setup, then navigate to booting options then move the cd rom from 1 to 2 make sure that the hard drive 0 (zero) is selected as primary boot device. Press f10 to save settings...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-21-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,759
Posted By luckypunq
The space missing is the EISA recovery partition,...

The space missing is the EISA recovery partition, (EISA is Extended Industry Standard Architecture), the type of hidden partition created and used by OEM system builders for restoration of the...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-20-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2,879
Posted By luckypunq
Check your private messages.

Check your private messages.
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-19-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,257
Posted By luckypunq
Attach the drives. Then open up a command...

Attach the drives.

Then open up a command prompt session using administrative rights (right click the command prompt icon and select from context menu "run as administrator").

then at the...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-18-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,840
Posted By luckypunq
The updates fix bugs and create a more stable OS...

The updates fix bugs and create a more stable OS environment. hardware changes all the time and updates are a neccesary evil. If for no other reason than to make sure you machine is safe install...
Forum: Vista Help Forum 07-18-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,840
Posted By luckypunq
erm ... upgrade to sp2, and it will all work...

erm ... upgrade to sp2, and it will all work fine, also update all your drivers. This is basic computer house keeping.
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