Every time I connect to my windows user takes awhile so it starts and then hangs / freezes
After checking the above and according to the needs:
Use the startup clean and other methods to try to determine the cause of and eliminate problems.
References to Vista also apply to Windows 7.
What antivirus/antispyware/security products do you have on the machine? Be one you have NEVER
on this machine, including those you have uninstalled (they leave leftovers behind which can cause
Follow these steps:
Try these to erase corruption and missing/damaged file system repair or replacement.
Start - type this in the search box-> find COMMAND at the top and RIGHT CLICK – RUN AS ADMIN
Enter this at the command prompt - sfc/scannow
How to fix the system files of Windows 7 with the System File Checker
How to analyze the log file entries that the Microsoft Windows Resource Checker (SFC.exe) program
generates in Windows Vista cbs.log
Also run CheckDisk, so we cannot exclude as much as possible of the corruption.
How to run check disk in Windows 7
After the foregoing:
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or
Use advanced tools to solve performance problems in Windows 7
Problems with the overall speed of the system and performance
How to troubleshoot performance issues in Windows Vista
Optimize the performance of Microsoft Windows Vista
To see everything that is in charge of startup - wait a few minutes with nothing to do - then right-click
Taskbar - the Task Manager process - take a look at stored by - Services - this is a quick way
reference (if you have a small box at the bottom left - show for all users, then check that).
How to change, add or remove startup programs in Windows 7
A quick check to see that load method 2 is - using MSCONFIG then put a list of
Tools that should help you:
Process Explorer - free - find out which files, key of registry and other objects processes have opened.
What DLLs they have loaded and more. This exceptionally effective utility will show you even who has
Autoruns - free - see what programs are configured to start automatically when you start your system
and you log in. Autoruns also shows you the full list of registry and file locations where applications can
Configure auto-start settings.
Process Monitor - Free - monitor the system files, registry, process, thread and DLL real-time activity.
There are many excellent free tools from Sysinternals
-Free - WhatsInStartUP this utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically
When Windows starts. For each request, the following information is displayed: Type of startup (registry/Startup folder), Command - Line String, the product name, Version of the file, the name of the company;
Location in the registry or the file system and more. It allows you to easily disable or remove unwanted
a program that runs in your Windows startup.
There are many excellent free tools to NirSoft
Window Watcher - free - do you know what is running on your computer? Maybe not. The window
Watcher says it all, reporting of any window created by running programs, if the window
is visible or not.
Many excellent free tools and an excellent newsletter at Karenware
Think about it an absolute must - manually update your drivers.
Vista and Windows 7 updated drivers love then here's how update the most important.
This is my generic how updates of appropriate driver:
This utility, it is easy see which versions are loaded:
-Free - DriverView utility displays the list of all device drivers currently loaded on your system.
For each driver in the list, additional useful information is displayed: load address of the driver,
Description, version, product name, company that created the driver and more.
For drivers, visit manufacturer of emergency system and of the manufacturer of the device that are the most common.
Control Panel - device - Graphics Manager - note the brand and complete model
your video card - double - tab of the driver - write version information. Now, click on update
Driver (this can do nothing as MS is far behind the certification of drivers) - then right-click.
Uninstall - REBOOT it will refresh the driver stack.
Repeat this for network - card (NIC), Wifi network, sound, mouse, and keyboard if 3rd party
with their own software and drivers and all other main drivers that you have.
Now in the system manufacturer (Dell, HP, Toshiba as examples) site (in a restaurant), peripheral
Site of the manufacturer (Realtek, Intel, Nvidia, ATI, for example) and get their latest versions. (Look for
BIOS, Chipset and software updates on the site of the manufacturer of the system here.)
Download - SAVE - go to where you put them - right click - RUN AD ADMIN - REBOOT after
Always check in the Device Manager - drivers tab to be sure the version you actually install
presents itself. This is because some restore drivers before the most recent is installed (sound card drivers
in particular that) so to install a driver - reboot - check that it is installed and repeat as
Repeat to the manufacturers - BTW in the DO NOT RUN THEIR SCANNER device - check
manually by model.
Look at the sites of the manufacturer for drivers - and the manufacturer of the device manually.
Installation and update of drivers under Windows 7 (updated drivers manually using the methods
above is preferred so that the latest drivers from the manufacturer of system and device manufacturers are
If you update the drivers manually, then it's a good idea to disable the facilities of driver under Windows
Updates, that leaves about Windows updates but it will not install the drivers that will be generally
older and cause problems. If updates offers a new driver and then HIDE it (right click on it), then
get new manually if you wish.
Stop Windows 7 to automatically install device drivers
How to disable automatic driver Installation in Windows 7 / Vista
Turn off Windows Update Device Driver search prompt in Windows 7 / Vista (for professionals,
Ultimate and Enterprise)
Refer to these discussions because many more excellent advice however don't forget to check your antivirus
programs, the main drivers and BIOS update and also solve the problems with the cleanboot method
Problems with the overall speed of the system and performance
Performance and Maintenance Tips
Explorer Windows stopped working
I hope this helps.
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Original title: windows search service does not start.
When I try to start the service "windows search" I get the following error "windows search on local computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they have no work to do, for example, the services of newspapers and performance alerts' I tried manually and nothing, can someone help me please.
It is a XP machine and yes I have windows search 4.0. I need help to get that windows search service has restarted.
I no longer need it, I just backed up all my files and re - install windows XP.
Need to CUC automatically import users and assign a certain user or role model if they are added to a specific security group. (These are the help desk users). Username admin accounts they will use to sign in CUC differs from that there windows account that is linked to their profile of voicemail.
Current - now we must import new recruits and assign the correct model
Want - when a user is added to a security group in AD, so when CUC doing his nightly sync, it automatically import user and assign a preconfigured for the account and all user model is automatic and I have never import it back these users.
At the present time the course help desk users are already imported via LDAP and have the role that was.
Not something that the UCA can do out of the box.
The UCC does not offer, is to do the LDAP synchronization and once they are in CUC, to import, choose the model.
I downloaded ie9, it does not open. a window opens as it tries and then stops (very quickly) no error messages appear.I tried to reinstall, ran a scan for problems, the saved settings. I can still access to safari or chrome.I noticed that some other features in windows now do the same thing while trying to open a new window and it does not work. I have vista 32 bit.IE9 is showing as a program and all the settings seem okmy windows will not install updates?
Since you are facing problems of opening IE 9 and a few other features in Windows, you can try these steps and see if it helps
Check if the problem persists in safe mode with network.
If you do not experience the problem in safe mode with networking, you can try to perform a clean boot and see if it helps.
A clean boot to check if startup item or services to third-party application is causing this issue.
You can read the following article to put the computer in a clean boot:
After the troubleshooting steps, please refer to clean the boot link to put the computer to normal startup mode.
Hope this information is useful.
Just installed a new HD, with a fresh install of XP Pro.
Now when I start the machine says missing operating system BUT it boots OK on the retry!
Any thoughts on how to solve this problem?
Looks like you have a marginal place on your hard drive.
See the following Microsoft KB article:
""Operating system not found"or"Missing operating system"error message when you start your Windows XP-based computer.
How to make another firewall that windows firewall my default firewall? I have to start firewall CA every time I connect and the firewall Windows will are also not activated.
- What version of Windows are you using?
You can check this link:
I recently purchaced a Netgear wireless router, I can't get any Internet access every time I connect to internet
Your computer connects to other networks wireless?
Check with the Netgear support, their online documentation, firmware and ask for their
Communities and Forums.
NetGear - Support & community
NetGear - Forums
Have you checked the updates or re-installed the driver of your WiFi? Check with the manufacturer of the system (motherboard
Manufacturer of custom systems) If an edge device and/or the manufacturer of the device.
I hope this helps.
Rob Brown - Microsoft MVP<- profile="" -="" windows="" expert="" -="" consumer="" :="" bicycle="">-><- mark="" twain="" said="" it="">->
Original title: clock wrong, lot of time whenever I connect
My clock is constantly with the wrong time almost every time I connect and I have to readjust it. Can anyone help? Also, I tried live help, but for some reason that Microsoft would not accept my product key, I know it's the right key.I also seem to lose my time 12 settings of the clock all the time too, and he keeps returning to the 24 hour clock that I hate. And I often do not remember how I changed it in the first place to return the parameters of what I want.Any help appreciated.Help with my product key I type in directly from the email that Microsoft sent me live also really curious to know why I can't get online?
Try this workaround:
- Type "schedule tasks" in the search field of the start screen of windows or via the menu of charms and open it.
- Expand - Library of Task Scheduler > Microsft > Windows and you will see - synchronization of the time, almost at the bottom of this list.
- Double-click the "SynchronizeTime" task and go to the tab "triggers."
- Click 'new... '. »
- You will see a drop-down list next to the text that says "begin the task:" at the top of the window. Select the option "at startup" and click "OK" to save and close the relaxation. You will then see your new trigger on the list in the task. Click 'OK' to close the task.
- Close Task Scheduler.
Time system MUST synchronize now to start and pretty much solve this problem. There may be a delay while your computer connects to a network. Time synchronization may not work if your clock is off by a significant deviation from the server.
Geez, you have to go to 10 different things even get here! I'm having a problem with getting a small version of firefox every time I open a new window but it is empty, it looks like your web page, I have to close it, to look at my site that I opened. I did a virus scan and there is nothing. I have windows and firefox is my homepage, btw when I go to IE I don't have this problem, seems like when firefox installs a new version of that something is happening.
Try disabling hardware acceleration in Firefox.
- Tools > Options > advanced > General > Browsing: "use hardware acceleration when available.
Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/tools > Modules > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is the cause of the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/tools > Modules > appearance).
- Do NOT click on the reset button on the startup window Mode safe or make changes.
OT: Please help - account temporary.
My laptop was working fine until yesterday... Now every time I connect it connect to a temporary account. I'm doing homework for College and whenever I connect any intervention I made is not saved when I log in. Please please please help!
See the following fix and if that helps:
Hope this helps, good luck :)
My pc crashes every time after updateding or play a game like worlds of war crartf and I ran a full scan and no theats ideals?
Check the download site of the manufacture of the graphics card for the latest Windows 7 drivers for your card.
Never be afraid to ask. This forum has some of the best people in the world to help.
I have a laptop Dell Duo and every time I put a new image as my backround it zoomed upward and I can't see the whole picture.
How can I fix it? Someone please help
What operating system do you use?
If you are using windows 7, I suggest you to follow the link and set the picture on the screen of the link fill and check.
Make changes to your desktop wallpaper slideshow
Why is it every time I download something, it disappears off the bar to download tools, and I have to look it manually? And sometimes I can not find always, even to make a more detailed search.
This has happened
Each time Firefox opened
Is everyone since I got it.
Tools > Options > privacy > History: "Remember download history.
For all the history and Cookie options, select: Tools > Options > privacy > History: Firefox will be: "use the custom settings for history".
See the settings for privacy, and-not-track browsing history
EVERY time my computer from a friend (win7 OS), the following message STARTS opened in Notepad opens, what should I do?the msg in Notepad startup is"[. ShellClassInfo][email protected]%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21813"How can I help him solve/fix for this problem?
Run msconfig and check in the Startup tab to view all the items being preloaded. There will be a lot but look for those related to Notepad or in a .txt file, uncheck the box it and restart to see if the problem is corrected.
I installed Windows 7 Pro on a system newly built using a motherboard Gigabyte Z77x-UD5H, Intel I7 - 3770 K CPU and 32 GB DRAM3, on a SSD OCZ Vertex 3. Everything went well. It is now about three days, since I installed the operating system. I've been adding on software and other general photo editing programs. The Internet would still work. NOW all of a sudden I lost my Internet connection. Whenever I restart Windows 7, I have to turn off and then turn on my network connection get Windows 7 to recognize my wired Internet connection. What is going on?
Hello is a network installed by Apple, iTunes more often software Protocol. If you do not use iTunes * (or other Apple related programs streaming) you don't need. If you do not use iTunes check if there are any available software updates.
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