I have a sony vaio with windows xp sp3 ver2000 pro and it cannot find the drivers for anything whether it is pluged in the usb port
I tried the answer on this page since the windows site and it did not work https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-hardware/usb-plug-and-play-devices-do-not-install-on-xp-pro/ea6c1409-ac48-4c68-8bf4-0800497531ed
Welcome to the Microsoft community!
You cannot use USB devices.
The problem may occur because of out-of-date firmware or basic input/output system.
To help you better, we need more information.
Do you get any error messages?
To work with the issue I suggest you follow the steps in the site mentioned:
Advanced troubleshooting tips for General USB for Windows XP problems
Note: BIOS change / semiconductor (CMOS) to complementary metal oxide settings can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the configuration of the BIOS/CMOS settings can be solved. Changes to settings are at your own risk.
I hope this helps. If the problem persists, or if you have problems of Windows in the future, let us know and we would be happy to help you.
1. I have a processing time of printing is slow b/c other programs running in the background.
I have a bunch of programs on my desktop I really do not use/need. How to uninstall programs that I don't want?
2. I think that this will free up more RAM so that the installation of Windows 7 will run better. I have a dual 32-bit chip. How will I know that my computer is prepared / has the ability to run Windows 7? I am running Windows 7 Advisor now, but he said was thank you for downloading. It doesn't have any pop up window that says that everything was OK and I can download Windows 7.
At the time wherever you bought the laptop, the processor has been the best on the market. But now the development has given way to more advanced and powerful processors. Windows was developed to use the maximum features of more recent material with each release of version of Windows.You can go for the configuration later, the best material of today so that it will more suited for Windows to run faster.
I downloaded Adobe Premiere Pro at least 6 times and when I get back to creative cloud I see that she says that she installed/completed.
But I can't find the app, so I am unable to even run. Below, I've provided the specifications of my computer.
Once, I noticed that during the download sometimes after he'll spent 50% it extracted the file and the download is complete.
I'm sorry, but you need a 64-bit for first operating system to work.
I have a Sony Vaio with Windows 8. After updating, I received this message:
Click OK to switch to hibernation mode, remove and reinsert the battery. See the electronic Guide VAIO (R) for more information on using the battery. The battery may not be properly connected to the computer or may not be compatible with the computer.
This error message is generated by Sony battery Checker (ISB utility). This indicates that there is a problem with the battery.
I suggest that you check with Sony support for more information about the issue.
Portable changed job several months ago.
Currently using Sony VAIO with Windows 7 OS.
Changed during any of the information; several tabs open as 'home '.
No problem for months with firefox running.
About 4 to 6 weeks after the opening, the program freezes and will not respond. I have to force him to leave. Abandoned and changed in Google Chrome.
Internal number THERE dude can't understand.
I have no problem with my personal MAC (even put in place and home of the tabs).
The reset Firefox feature can solve a lot of problems in restaurant Firefox to its factory default condition while saving your vital information.
Note: This will make you lose all the Extensions, open Web sites and preferences.
To reset Firefox, perform the following steps:
- Go to Firefox > help > troubleshooting information.
- Click on the button 'Reset Firefox'.
- Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is finished, it will display a window with the imported information. Click Finish.
- Firefox opens with all the default settings applied.
Information can be found in the article Firefox Refresh - reset the settings and Add-ons .
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have laptop computer grandsons at home, hes forgotten his password and I cannot remember the admin password I put on, how can I open it
XP - if you forgot your password:
Microsoft's strategy concerning lost or forgotten passwords:
Maintaining secure passwords - Microsoft strategy on getting around passwords:
I turned off the toolbars with display - toolbars-(cliquez sur) and now cannot find the display menu to restore their! Duh.
This has happened
Each time Firefox opened
Press the Alt key to display the Menu bar, then open view > toolbars and select menu bar, so it has a check mark.
It's a sony vaio pcv-w200m. Sold only in Latin America. Bought one and it would be so easy to change the language. Just need to know if I have any hope to convert the language from Spanish to English?
If you have installed Windows XP on your computer and you are using the Spanish version, you can change the operating system to accept the entries of the language of other languages supported, such as English. This will help enter you commands and text in languages other than Spanish, making it easier to use the operating system in your native language.
(a) click on 'start '. Select the "Control Panel", and then open the section ' Date, time, language and Regional Options ".
(b) click on the button "Add other languages", click the "Languages" tab and then click on the button "Details".
(c) change the setting from "Default input language" in English, and then click the OK"" button.
(d) computer and changing the settings is applied to the computer.
You can read this article and check if it helps:
Configure Windows XP for multiple languages
Click on the link below.
List of languages supported in Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
If you have no English language installed on the system, then you can get a Windows XP MUI pack, if you ask on a new computer from the original manufacturer
User Interface (MUI) packs for Windows XP Multilingual, offering fully translated versions of Windows in 24 languages, are only available for download or for sale to companies that are part of a volume license program or who have select and company agreements. I suggest you to take a look at the article mentioned below.
Have a problem with the brightness on my Vaio S Series with Windows 8, which adjusts automatically. This makes the PC work very badly uncomfortable as brightness changes several times per minute.
I disabled Dim in model of power supply options. Indication of time with disabilities to control VIAO. I wasn't able to find anything like setting advanced brightness in power settings and the screen is always changing brightness.
Can someone gide me how can I remove this function?
Thanks for the replies
Let us know the model # of the computer.
You can check update VAIO Control Center under utilities Hotkey on our eSupport page.
Follow the steps listed on the Sub page to disable the auto brightness function.
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I have a new Sony Vaio laptop with windows 8 is installed, all I want to do is save my emails and save my contacts by email. I have a Hotmail account and when I open my emails or email sometimes that I want to save it and the contact is so confused, on my old laptop, I just clicked on an email to save him and contact, it was so easy on my old laptop. I'm not like this new one to all the
Moved to outlook.comIf you want to save your data, you must set up your account on a mail Client. Follow the steps below to do this:Download Windows Essentials, it comes with pack of Outlook Connector, Microsoft, Windows Live Mail, parental controls, writer Onedrive. When you download Essentials, you can choose only to custom install to install Windows Live Mail according to your preferences.Once Windows Live Mail is installed and configured, just log in to your account and wait for the program to download your emails. When you have finished uploading, you should have an exact copy on your hard drive.For more information on setting up your account
After doing this you have a copy of your emails on your hard drive that is synchronized with the server outlook.com.
If you want to save an extra copy in case something happens in your windows live mail, you can export your emails and your account by doing ALT + 'F', and the export of both of them to a different location on your choice.
I had one laptop Sony Vaio for Christmas and a month later he badly infected and had to be wiped. My friend helped me to wipe the laptop and reinstall the drivers and a copy of windows 7 64-bit edition Home premium. A few weeks later I noticed he started bluescreen randomly. A few weeks after it starts to crash any Web browser randomly. He seems to hate Fire Fox, more than any other. It's getting pretty bad now and I really need help, trying to get my laptop in good working condition. I tried several anti virus and malware research but they apparently find nothing every time. I unfortunately did not get a disc of windows 7 recovery of Sony and would like to try to solve this problem without having to pay more money but if needed to.
Your Sony has been provided with a partition hidden restore and you need to follow instructions Sony to create the defined recovery disc, then visit Sony support and find out how to access the hidden restore partition and the defined recovery disk.
If your friend has destroyed the car when it installed win7, and where he got that?, you will need to contact Sony support to request the recovery disc game, for which there will be a small fee
Since installing windows 7 on Sony Vaio, I can't find the settings to disable the built in touchpad when using an external mouse, especially the Ow click on the function.Any help apprecated
Maybe it's a Bios setting, your best place to ask would be Sony forums (and specify your model)
Suddenly, my laptop is very, very slowly. I have 67% free and I have cleaned and cleaned. I don't know much about computers, what can I do, please?
These are the forums for Windows Vista related issues.
Please try instead the Windows XP general discussion group .
Through your News Reader:
Via the WEB:
Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) TechNet Forum:
Thank you for understanding!
Hope this helps, Vincenzo Di Russo - Microsoft MVP Windows Internet Explorer, Windows Desktop experience & Security - since 2003. ~ ~ ~ My MVP profile: https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Vincenzo
Copied pictures on a computer using Windows XP
Disc will not load on my laptop with Vista
Is there a program to load the disk or is it just copies of some images. So just copies, then the disc will not 'load' because there is no program to run. Insert the disc in the drive and click Start / computer / player Disck and right click it and select Explorer. You should be able to see the folders and files with your photos. You can or the disc appears to be blank or missing?
If the problem is that by clicking on the file does not open a program to display it, and then confirm that your Vista machine has software installed to read the file type of the images (they may require that you get a different software to view what they are).
If this isn't the problem, try to copy some files from the disc to your desktop computer and try to open them from there and see if that makes a difference. If so, then there is a problem with the drive to recognize the types of files, and then by selecting the appropriate program. You should maybe go to the web site of the manufacturer of the drive and download any driver, firmware and suitable for the machine AND your version of Vista. Install it and see if that makes a difference. Check out a few other discs and see if you have the same problem with them or if it's only this one disc.
What type of disc is (CD, CD - R, CD - RW, DVD,...)? Confirm that you can read stll the drive on the XP machine. Do you get the error on each machine and if so what do say EXACTLY?
I hope this helps. If not, tell me what happened with each step and try to answer all my questions.
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other home computers can find and print on the Brother MFC-J6910DW, but my Toshiba laptop cannot find or print. How can I fix? Not too much computer.
Thanks for posting your query in the Microsoft community!
I understand that you can not print on a network share. I will try to help you with this question.
(1) did you make any changes before the show?
(2) you receive an error message/code?
(3) what is a wired or a wireless printer?I can't print from my computer over the network. (For Windows®)http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/EU/eu_ot/en/FAQ/FAQ/000000/002600/000056/faq002656_003.html?reg=EU&c=eu_ot&lang=en&prod=mfcj6910dw_all&cat=114Please report if you are still having the problem. I will be happy to provide you with the additional options that you can use to get the problem resolved.
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