My laptop goes to "standby mode" much too quickly (Windows 7). How can I change the settings to extend this time?
original title: sleep mode settings
My laptop goes to "standby mode" much too quickly (Windows 7). How can I change the settings to extend this time?
Click on start > Type, sleep > change when the computer sleeps
I run Windows XP Pro and am fed up with my PC, switch to 'sleep' mode when I told him to stop. How can I change the settings so it stops completely instead of sleep mode? Please do not assume that I know computers - a complete manual would be better. Thank you very much.
Hello Cosmicbbb,Thank you for your message. If you want to withdraw your option set to the option "Turn off computer", you can make the following registry edit.Click Start > click Run > type regedit and press "Enter."Navigate to:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ACPI\Parameters.Right-click in the empty space in the right pane and select new | DWORD value.Attribute value nameThen, double-click attributesMake sure hexadecimal is selected by breaking 70Click OK, close the registry editor and restart.Now when you choose to stop the computer in the start menu in XP, you will not be able to choose the day before by accident.Change the settings of the REGISTRY can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the REGISTRY settings configuration can be solved. Changes to these settings are at your own risk.Please let us know if it did or did not help to solve your problem.See you soon
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Windows Photo Gallery. How can I change the settings in the Windows Photo Gallery to automatically open the image without going to the index first?
Additional information: there are 2 computers that I use on the first Gallery Photo of Windows will open the image and allow me to use the left and right buttons to scroll through the rest of the photos in the folder, that's what I want.
On the 2nd computer when I open an image it will open the Windows Photo Gallery in an index with thumbnails of the displayed record. How can I change so that it opens the same thing as the first computer?
I did the following on both computers; Right-click on the image and select open with...--> choose the default program--> go--> Program Files, Windows Photo Gallery, but it will be open always differently on computer 2.
Both computers use Windows Vista 32-bit.
Thanks in advance.
This would happen if the file associations are corrupted on the computer, try method to set Photo Gallery Windows as the default program for opening files jpeg or png below image types.
(a) open default programs by clicking the Start button, click default programs.
(b) click on associate a type of file or Protocol with a program
(c) in the following list of file protocol search jpeg and make sure that you have associated with the program that uses it and then check if it works.
Change the programs that Windows uses by default
I hope this helps!
Halima S - Microsoft technical support.
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After an Adobe Pro XI update has been downloaded (Windows) when creating a summary of the comments the text is now too big and unuaeable, how can I change the size of the style and the police in a summary of the comments?
Example of the summary comment
Yes, the update to Acrobat 11.0.09 taken care of him. Thank you!
I have an Office Jet Pro 8600, networked (ethernet connection) and I am running Windows XP. When I click on print, I receive a message that the document cannot print. I click on the message to open the print window, which usually reads "error". I also have another window which asks me if I want to cancel printing. I close this window and wait. After several seconds, the 'mistake' becomes 'offline' and after several seconds, it turns into 'impression', and the work is done. Even if I print several documents in a line, this sequence happens at least 90% of the time. I tried not even touch the window print on the printer to turn on the printer before printing, but the same sequence occurs.
How can I change the settings of the printer so that the printer will stay on for a longer period of time between print jobs? This sequence might be OK on the first document, because the printer is in save mode, but certainly not OK if I print several documents.
Thanks for letting me know you will be available in 2 weeks. As I said using another computer is the best way to isolate or limit the problem.
I have a laptop Acer Aspire that I bought a little over a year ago. It has a touchpad momentum. It is WAAAY TOO SENSIBLE, interfere whenever I type. Cannot contact the company momentum. The inet looked to find a way to communicate with them. No go. How can I change the sensitivity of the touchpad?
Hi Ladywillo (2),
Thanks for posting in Microsoft Communities. The problem description, I understand that you want to change the sensitivity of the touchpad. Follow these steps and check:
(a) open the Control Panel.
(b) double-click the icon named "mouse". The 'mouse properties' window opens. Go to the tab "device settings". Click the button settings, Properties.
(c) consider the left panel of the 'Properties' window and expand the option 'sensitivity. ' Click on the option 'touch sensitivity. '
(d) reduce the tactile sensitivity in moving the slider to the right, to the label of "heavy touch. Experiment with different levels of sensitivity until find you one suited to your needs.
(e) click on 'OK'.
I hope this helps. Let us know if you need more assistance.
I forgot my password for windows 7 for my laptop and a reset disk has not been created. How can I recover the password or create a new one? and I have a dell inspiron one 19 desktop... your help will be very appreciated thanks in advance!
Here are the usual methods to solve this problem:
- Restart the computer with your Windows repair CD, then use system restore to set Windows in a few days (only works if you have recently changed the password).
- Logging in as a different admin account and then reset the password for your existing account (works only if create you an alternative admin account).
- Log in as administrator mode without failure, then reset the password for your existing account (works only if you have activated the account administrator and know its password).
- Insert your flash drive USB with the password key file (only works if you have created such a keyfile).
- Check your paper files (works only if you threw down the password somewhere)
If none of these standard precautions work for you, then the remedy will be painful. Post again if this is the case.
This is the message I get when I try to download my music to Musicnotesorder: Sorry, this plugin requires that your browser run in 32-bit mode. To change the startup by default Firefox 32 bit mode, click on the screen and select the menu item: "Show me the window"Application information"so I can put the 32-bit mode myself" I don't know what screen they are referring. How can I change the default start in 32-bit mode? Leanne Norman
- Closing of Firefox
- Launch the Finder and open the Applications folder
- Make a right click or Ctrl-click the icon of Firefox.app
- Select "Get Info."
- Select or deselect the option "open in 32-bit mode".
- Close window "Firefox Info"
- Restart Firefox
I foolishly used my camcorder to the outside and the clips are too bright. How can I change the contrast on each of them in Movie Maker?
Use the effects... Decrease brightness / contrast down.
Here are the steps to change all the clips on the timeline in a batch.
Drag all the clips on the timeline... switch to... See the table of Storyboard.
Reach... Edition / select all, or select an element and type... CTRL + A...
Make a right click the effect you want to add and choose... Add to storyboard table.
You can add up to 6 cases of an effect, but you need to left click
a clip and "select all"... or type... Time of .ach Ctrl + A...
It may take a little practice to master this, but it's easy once you see
what he can do.
Photos for wallpaper are too big. How can I change the size to fit?
Welcome to the Microsoft answers community site.
Follow the steps below to set the desktop background and select the image to fit the display screen
1. open the wallpaper by clicking on the Start button , by clicking on Control Panel, appearance and personalization, personalization, and then clicking desktop wallpaper.
2 click on the image or color you want for your background.
If the image you want to use is not in the list of background images to display, click the location of the image downwards arrow to view other categories, or click Browse to find the picture on your computer. When you find the image of your choice, double-click it. It will become your desktop wallpaper and appear in the list of desktop backgrounds.
3. under how the image must be positioned, choose to have the picture fit the screen, tile, or be centered on the screen and then click OK, you can choose here to adapt to the screen.
Microsoft reference Article: http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/change-your-desktop-background-wallpaper
I also suggest you check these Microsoft Windows Help & How - Articles:
1: change the screen resolution
2: get the best display on your monitor
3: change your desktop wallpaper (wallpaper)
4: Customizing the desktop: recommended links
Let me know if it works. Good luck!
Hope this information is useful.
Thank you and best regards,
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How can I change the main language of a laptop with windows 7 from Spanish to English
What version of W7 do you run? Ultimate?
See - http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-desktop/how-to-change-system-language-of-windows-7-home/d58fb37b-cb02-41c8-986f-22582fd35a12 and http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows7/install-or-change-a-display-language for the detailed information.
Hi the TPN of size in the menu bar is too small (illegible). How can I increase the font size. I have a new Samsung PC screen with high resolution.
You share photos per album. When you share the album, you can decide if the recipient can download them or not.
I recently bought a Satellite A200-1AE. I tried to configure the default first button on my touch pad (lower left) so that I can fire up MSWord, but it did not work.
Now every time I have set the mode button and press this button, that nothing not to pass - I lost practically this button.
My question is how can I configure the mode button on the touch pad settings? Even if I was able to start a program by using the 3 buttons how can I modify these programs?
Thanks for your help!
p.s. I read the extended version of the manual for my laptop. There is no explanation of my problem - it says I should look "Synaptics Dual Mode Pad properties.
I don't know where are these properties.
It s is not so difficult as you think, the properties of the synaptics are in the "mouse properties" of your "Control Panel" of windows. When you reach the 'mouse', then click on the "Advanced" tab and you should find a button 'Advanced functionality settings'.
It could be that the button is not named as mine, but it must be identical.
After clicking on it, you should look for this 'easy' Launcher in one of the tabs.
I think that you will make it, but I'd like some feedback from you.
I have a HP omen for laptop 15-5000, how can I control the lights on the keyboard?
There are full instructions to set up the LED lights here: using the software to customize game OMEN of HP keyboard.
Make sure you have the latest version of the HP System utility is installed: HP Control Panel OMEN impossible change LED lighting.
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