Windows Firewall: get the message that the firewall cannot be activated because a "service is not associated with running.
In the last days is message that my computer is not protected by a firewall. I followed the recommendations to enable the windows firewall (both through the alert procedure and the control panel); but get message that the firewall cannot be activated because a "service is not associated with running.
I'm usually protected by the free AVG service and its protection of identity theft.
How can I recover the windows firewall?
How to turn on the windows firewall?
Open Windows Firewall by clicking on the button start , clicking Control Panel, clicking Security, and then clickingWindows firewall.
Click turn on or off Windows Firewall. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Click on (recommended), and then click OK.
If you want the firewall to block everything, including the programs selected on theExceptions tab, select theBlock all the incoming connections checkbox.
WARNING: More than a firewall running at the same time program could lead to conflict. It is best to use a firewall program.
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I can't play my DVD on my DVD player. I get a message that says: "disk is incompatible." How to burn a DVD compatible with DVD players?
Original title: DVD burning
I successfully burned a DVD of a film I made with moviemaker that I can still play on older versions of Windows, but I can't play my DVD on my DVD player. I get a message that says: "disk is incompatible." How to burn a DVD compatible with DVD players?
Thank you for posting. It seems that you were doing data DVD discs. To burn DVDs to be compatible with the DVD player, you will need to make DVD-video disc. I have listed the steps below to make DVD-video disc in Windows DVD Maker. These same steps are be typing "How to burn a movie on a DVD" in Help and Support found by pressing the button Start/Orb you Windows desktop.
Burn a DVD-video disc
You can create DVDs quickly and easily using Windows DVD creation. You can add videos, photos and audio, make slide shows for your DVD, or add your Windows Movie Maker projects. Once you add files, you can burn your DVD with a single click, or, if you prefer, you can choose from several styles of menu and the slide show options to make your special DVD before you burn, or customize your DVD menus and write the DVD menu text yourself.
After you create a DVD, you can play the DVD on a DVD player and watch your movies and slide shows on TV. The following steps explain how to use creation of Windows DVD to burn a DVD.To open Windows DVD Maker
To add and mix and match the elements on a DVD
Click Start, click all programs, and then click Windows DVD creation.
You can also open Windows DVD Maker by inserting a DVD recordable or rewritable Virgin in your DVD burner. When the AutoPlay dialog appears automatically, click on burn a DVD video disc using Windows DVD creation.
Choose a DVD burner and enter a DVD title
On sharing your memories on a DVD page, click Choose photos and videos.
Do one of the following on the Add pictures and video to the DVD page:
Click Add items. Find and select the video files, photos, and files in project Windows Movie Maker that you want to add to your DVD, and then click Add.
Click file and then click Open project file. Find the folder that contains a project file creation of Windows DVD that you want to use for your DVD, click the project for creating Windows DVD file, and then click Open.
You can also click Add items to add additional items to the DVD after opening a Windows DVD project file.
To arrange items and specify the order in which the different items will play from the DVD, click on the video, photo or slide show that you want to move, then click on go up or down. You can also move items by dragging upwards or downwards in the list.
To remove an item from the DVD, select the item you want to remove, and then click on remove items.
To change the text of a menu for your DVD
If you have more than one DVD burner installed on your computer, on the add pictures and video to the DVD page, select the DVD burner that you want to use from the DVD burner list.
If you want to set different options for your DVD, click Options. For more information about the different options you can specify when burning a DVD, see Change DVD-video settings.
Click the disc title box, and then type a title for the DVD.
Once you have added all of your files and chosen the burner and title, click Next.
To customize the text for the DVD menu, click Menu text, and then do one or more of the following:
Click on the police box and then select the font for the text of the menu.
Click the font color, bold or italic buttons to select the font color and formatting.
In the disc title box, type the title that you want to use for your DVD.
In the Play button box, type a label for the button that plays your DVD.
In the scenes button box, type a label for the button that displays the different scenes on the DVD.
In the area of the button notes, type a label for the button that shows all the notes you enter for the DVD.
In the comments box, type any notes that you want to appear on your DVD.
Notes button and Notes page only appear on the DVD if you include information in these fields.
Click on the text to change.
To customize the menu for your DVD style
You can see a static preview of your settings in the preview to the right of the display pane. Alternatively, to see how the menu text will display when you burn your DVD, click Preview.
Choose a slide show on the DVD settings
To customize the style of menu for your DVD, click one of the styles of DVD menu along the right side of the screen, or click the Customize menu, and then do one or more of the following:
Click on the police box and select a font.
Click the font color, bold or italic buttons to select the font color and formatting.
If you have chosen a style of menu with the two in the foreground and background video options, near foreground video, click Browse, locate the video that you want to appear in the foreground and then click Open.
To have a picture or video appear as background for the main menu of the DVD, near background video, click Browse, locate the video that you want to appear in the background, and then click Open.
To add a digital media audio file to play as background music, while the menu for your DVD, near audio menu, click Browse, locate the audio file you want to use, and then click Open.
Click the scenes button styles box, and then select the shape of the buttons scenes on your DVD.
If you want to see the menu as it will appear when you play your DVD, click Preview.
If you want to save the DVD menu custom settings as a new DVD menu style, click Save as new style. In the name of Style name box, type a name for the custom menu style, and then click OK. You can then choose to use this DVD menu style custom for the current DVD and for other DVDs you create using Windows DVD creation.
If you have not saved the style as a new style, click Change Style to save the changes you made for this DVD and to return to the previous page.
To set the settings of the picture for the slide show on your DVD, click slide show.
On the change your slide show settings page, do one or more of the following:
Click Add music, locate the music files you want to add, and then click Open.
Depending on the length and the slide show's settings, you can add additional audio files. To do this, repeat the previous step.
If you added more than one audio file and you want to change the order in which the music files play in the slide show, click an audio file that you want to move and then click on move up or move down.
To remove an audio file in the list, in the music for slide show list, select the audio file, and then click on remove.
To change the length of the slide show automatically so that it corresponds to the duration of the music that you have added, select the Change slide show length to match music length check box.
To specify the duration for each picture to display in the slide show, select the duration (in seconds) in the length of the picture box.
To choose the kind of transitions to use between pictures, select a transition type in the Transition area.
To add effects, Pan and zoom to the pictures you include in your slide show, click on use the Pan and zoom for images effects.
Click Change slide show to save the changes you made and to go to the previous page.
When you have finished adding files and customize your DVD menus, click on burn.
After the DVD disc burned successfully, you can do one or more of the following operations on your disc is ready page:
To make another copy of the current DVD, remove the completed DVD, insert a new recordable DVD, and then click on create another copy of this disc.
To finish creating Windows DVD, click Close.
When you try to activate Windows, I get a message that I have exceeded the number of times that I can activate my OS.
Reactivation of my professional WindowsI have a professional windows. I installed it on my Mac and I uninstalled it. But of course I have registered more than once in that it is the machine, but I uninstalled. But now I have an office and I want to use windows profesional in it. Now, when I tried to activate it, it said I crossed my activation limit. Not use it in any other machine. And if we use it in any other machine that I need to disable and want to turn it on in my office.Please give me a solution for this.Thanks in advance
If it's a full license or upgrade of detail - you can move it to another computer as long as it is installed on one computer at a time (and if it's a version upgrade Windows the new computer must have its own license of qualification).
Have you tried using the activation of the phone and talk to someone?
To contact a Microsoft customer service representative to activate Windows by phone, follow these steps:
- Click Start, point to programs, point to Accessories, point to System Toolsand then click Activate Windows.
Or, click on the Activation of Windows icon in the notification area.
- Click on Yes, I want to telephone a customer the service representative to active windows now.
- Click read the Windows Product Activation privacy statement, click new, and then click Next.
- Follow the steps in the Activate Windows by phone dialog box, and then click Next.
- When you are given a number and call don't select any option and wait for a person pick up, then explain what happened.
The American phone for activation number is 1-888-725-1047
How to activate XP:
- Click Start, point to programs, point to Accessories, point to System Toolsand then click Activate Windows.
When I try to log in my Yahoo email account I get a message that says "Multi-Hop Cycle detected. My Yahoo email works OK with IE and Chrome. Today.
Also, I get the message
Your request is forbidden, because that would create a cycle.
I tested this by logging in my Yahoo! Mail account and it was accessed normally. How do you access your Yahoo! Mail account (by example of favorites, link specific address)?
Please try to access it two different methods to see if there is a difference in the result:
- Try to access your account by going to mail.yahoo.com
- Please try to access your account by going to www.yahoo.com and click on the Mail link on the left side of the page.
I hope that this helps, please let us know the results.
I amtrying to install updates to the Gallery of the window, I get a message that tells me that I have no updates, so I can't download attachments photo?
Please let me know how to install Photo Gallery? I get files with photo attachments and I can't open them because Windows Live Photo Gallery tells me that I have no updates. Tell me what to do. Thank you.
The question you posted would be better suited to Windows Live Solution Center. I suggest you to send your application in the Windows Live Solution Center for better support.
After updating to the latest version for Win7 64 bit, I get the following error: error: platform version "6.0" is not compatible with: minVersion >; 6.0.1 MaxVersion <; 6.0.1 "»
On top of the above message says XULRunner
Is ZoneAlarm that is causing this problem and there is nothing that Mozilla can do about it.
ZoneAlarm Extreme protects files and Firefox can not update files for new versions.
You will need to do a clean reinstall and disable ZA extreme during the installation.
- Firefox 6.0.x: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html
I get a message that HP Photo Essentials program will be installed and do not want!
I have my printer AIO installed in my taskbar and I wanted to have a copy in my Notification area too, and installed, it keeps asking me to install Photo Essentials too. I did it for the area of the taskbar, but do not know where the original installation disc is and can not download the program, but the guard program wonder install disk, and there is no setting to disable this feature. How can I keep printing to continue the program to ask for the Photo Essentials installation disc.
I understand that your computer continues to pose for the Photo Essentials installation disc.
If you do not want to install Photo Essentials, you can click on this link and follow the instructions on the software uninstallation.
Answer please if you have any other questions.
I'm trying to configure icloud with my pc/outlook. I can not get the calendars and contacts in sync. they do not speak with each other as they did when icloud was not enabled. Help, please.
How can I configure icloud on my iPhone and a windows PC?
Have you followed these steps?
I bought a year's license to CC through the shop of Penn State student, but enforcement is not associated with my adobe account when I connect and I have not been sent by e-mail a product key so I can validate my information. Where should I go from here?
This is my first time using Adobe CC. I am a part-time student, and I ordered the full year of the software of Penn State store subscription license. I am a student at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, they are now an affiliate of power supply.
I bought the license to receive the email that said I paid, have an order number, but I don't have a product key. I also have the same student e-mail registered with Adobe, but no order at all history when I connect. That I get that Adobe does not necessarily communicate with supply POWER or PCT.
So my question is should I just wait for an e-mail with the product key so I can confirm that I have the license and download the programs? Or is there something I'm missing that I should do?
Any advice is helpful.
Thanks in advance.
When you purchase a creative cloud subscription you get not a serial key that's just your Adobe ID (email used when subscribing) you need to activate the applications on your computer.
If you are not able to locate your order please send your ADOBE ID in a personal message to me I will check the information and let you know.
Or, please see the links for more details below:
Using creative cloud | Creative cloud / Common Questions
Manage your creative cloud membership
To start your creative application Cloud Desktop download: Download Adobe Creative Cloud apps | CC free trial Adobe
See also, connect and disconnect activate Cloud Creative applications , download and install Adobe Creative Cloud applications
Let us know if that helps.
On startup, I get this message that says «Office Agent has stopped working - Windows 7»
At startup I get this message that says "Desktop Agent stopped working" apparently this has something to do with the link of the century. What this mean and how can I solve this problem?
Original title: program compatibility Application Applications App Apps game games Legacy Crash crashes Hang hangs
Hi Donna Lewis.
'Set Office agent' If you look closely at the error, it will say something about the port officer at Qwest. This agent is like the update of the installer of Qwest.
(a) click the Start button, in the start search box, type msconfig and press the Enter key
(b) click on the Startup tab and scroll down until you find Desktop Agent sandbox.
(c) clear the disable check box and click on OK.
Just delete the Qwest Installer through Control Panel and you should be good to go.
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Moving backups Time Machine - the operation cannot take place because the backup item is not editable
I want to change the external hard drive that I use for my time machine backups. I went through the steps listed here:
Time Machine: How to transfer backups from a current backup disk to a new backup drive - Apple Support
It seems to work correctly. I shot TM back and adding the new drive. TM is now backing up files on the drive up, but there is a problem.
For some reason, TM has begun to put backups "freely" for lack of better in the external hard drive, and not in the backups.backupdb folder for a week, then returned to save them in the backups.backupdb > ComputerName > files from backups. So in other words, when you click on the hard drive in the finder, it opens the player and you see a folder named Backups.backupdb and then a bunch of mixed in which files are backups time machine named 2016-01-24-XXXXXX, etc.. When you go to the folder Backups.backupdb, there's a more random "loose" time machine backup file 2016-01-23-XXXXXX, and then another folder with the name of computers and in the folder are all TM backups except loose ones I mentioned earlier.
It seems that TM is working properly now, but I don't know why he put the files from the first days outside the backup folder. However, when I do drag, I get the error:
The operation cannot be completed because backup items is not editable
I want to just put all the files in the right folder so that I can A) keep my disk organized and (B) ensure what TM can find everything correctly should I have to go back.
No idea what is happening and how to fix it?
Although the documentation Apple says you can copy Time Machine backups in the Finder, it is very slow and sometimes does not.
This technique works only if the volume that you copy to the same size or larger that that you are copying to.
First of all, please open the Time Machine preference pane and click the Select Disk... button. You may be able to unlock the settings first, by clicking on the padlock icon in the lower left corner of the window. Log in as administrator.
Remove the volume you want to copy in the list of backup destinations. Then turn off Time Machine.
Launch disk utility, open the built-in Help and search for the term 'Double '. Follow the instructions. All existing data on the destination volume will be deleted. That shouldn't be a problem, because you do not want to mix non-sauvegarde and backup data on the same drive anyway.
If the volume you are copying has been encrypted by Time Machine, you must first unlock it. Click the release button in the toolbar of the disk utility window.
Turn Time Machine back on and select the new volume as a backup destination. Alternatively, you can continue to use the old volume, if you wish. Both will be alternated when both are available.
ATTENTION: If you copy the volume is corrupted, as shown by the ERD or first aid in disk utility, while corruption is copied to the new drive. Do not copy data from a damaged on a faulty disk volume. Put aside the reader and do not use until you don't know that you no longer need the data. Then securely erase it and bring it to a recycling center. Do the same if the restore operation fails with "disk errors."
Deleting files of Time Machine, "the operation cannot be performed because you have not granted access to some of the elements."
I am trying to remove approximately two weeks (at a time), but I get "the operation cannot be performed because you have not granted access to some of the elements." How can I get around that?
My OS is 10.11.3
The Action cannot be performed because the file is open in another program
I get an error after a few seconds of trying to move several files from my PC Win 7 for Mac OS Maverick, that there is a file already in the destination on Mac. This is true, but it was just put there because I copy over to the same action. It reads 0Kb and wasn't there until I started. Then I get an error: the Action cannot be performed because the file is open in another program. Close the folder or file, and then try again...
If I click on it a bunch of hold or wait, it takes about 45 seconds. I have to do with all the files, and it occurs when copying from PC to Mac. PC-to-PC was never a problem. I even rebooted both computers, so nothing is using all the files. If I copy a file at a time, I get no error.
So, I have a single file to not move, no problem. If move 5 files, the first is fine, but it presents all 5 files in the folder at a time. All the other files that the first show 0kb. I get the already existing for the error file, and select move and replace. Can I get the Action cannot be performed because the file is open in another program. I wait or click several times until it starts to move the file. This file tells something then other than 0 kb. When it's done, the error process starts all over. In Mac, nobody seems to have any idea.
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When I update my Windows XP, I get a message that the 2 updates cannot be updated. Here is the error message
When I put update of windows xp I receive message 2 updates cannot been done here is what I get = - other hardware - Microsoft HID Non-User Input data filter (KB 911895)
-Other hardware - Microsoft HID Non - User Input data filter (KB 911895) CAN
you help me? Thanks when I update my Windows XP, I get a message that the 2 updates cannot be updated. Here is the Microsoft - other hardware - error message HID Non-User Input data filter (KB 911895)
Microsoft - other hardware - HID Non-User Input data filter (KB 911895) can you please help me
Welcome to the Microsoft answers site.
This problem can occur because the device sends data of strength of signal for Windows. These data can be interpreted as input device real, such as the movement of the mouse, button activity or strikes. Therefore, this transmission can prevent Windows mode 'sleep'. Windows must enter "sleep" mode to activate the screen saver.
I suggest that you update the drivers for all devices on the computer entry. You can update the drivers from Device Manager and check.
See the link for update drivers: update a hardware driver that is not working properly: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Update-a-driver-for-hardware-that-isn ' t-work-good
If the problem persists, then I suggest that you uninstall the update from Add/Remove programs in the control panel.
Now, download you the link that resets the update reset Windows components from the following link: How to reset the Windows Update components?: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058
Now start you the Windows updates and check.
Swathi B - Microsoft technical support.
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Why try to install Windows XP Home edition, I get a message that I need to use the full version. It is the full version.
XP Professional - Full Version installation problemI have an old laptop - been putting up with my old XP Professional - Full Version software so my children can use for games and I get a message that I need to install Windows XP Home Edition - full Version.
What is the screen, you see? If Yes, are you pressing enter as you should?
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