Windows Vista has completely disappeared from my laptop. Now I have no start button, or all the icons? Oh I get it back?
I got a box to say that he had a problem, so I clicked on OKet now vista disappeared from my laptop. I can still access my e-mails and the internet, but have no start button, or the bits of information like the battery, login etc. information time.
Any help on how to get all them would be greatly appreciated.
You are taskbar can have dissappeared. To see if it is still active, try pressing your keyboard Windows key (looks like this:). If the boot menu appears, your taskbar just hides. Answer with the info on what happened.
Since my 'Start' button is gone, I can not access all programs! Someone please help! -What happened?
1. what happens if you press the keyboard Windows key?
2 have you made any changes to the system before the show?
You can try the methods provided below and check if they help to resolve the issue.
(a) to open the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete
(b) click on the Task Manager
(c) click the file
(d) new task (run) and enter "explorer.exe" (without the quotes)
(e) and then click OK.
Start the computer in safe mode and check if the problem persists.
If the problem not persists try boot safe mode minimum troubleshooting in safe mode, and then start the normal mode.
How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" State
After you have used the boot is a way to solve your problem, you can follow these steps to configure Windows XP to start normally.
(a) click Startand then click run.
(b) type msconfigand click OK.
The System Configuration utility dialog box appears.
(c) click on the general tab, click Normal Startup - load all device drivers and services, and then click OK.
(d) when you are prompted, click restart to restart the computer.
I have a Vista program. When I did the updates and things may have changed, my Windows media player has completely disappeared from my computer. I can't find even in programs. What can I do?
You can navigate to C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player and check if the wmplayer file is listed. If it is there, and then create a shortcut on the desktop or right-click on "wmplayer" and chose "Pin to start menu" and check if it helps.
Hope this information is useful.
I can't clean the discs because I can't load any programs because the memory has faded. So I can not put a page of my computer desktop or download programs, I need to get my images that I have on the other program running. I can't open one of these programs because I don't have the authorization even if I was always the user and administrator. What I would do. Can I add more memory Ram? Can I remove the old stuff that I can't open anyway. DLLs etc. I downloaded vista 2pr, but it does not work.
Here is the information from your other question here about it:
"I can't collect any information of my system information page." When I connect I get redirected to a page that asks me what version of vista I want to open. One is Microsoft vista and the other is windows vista. The Microsoft is the only one that works. The other takes me a blank page. »
"I have 2 versions of windows vista running on my computer. One is before it crashed and it took all the RAM (Ram).
I suggest that you save your data and reinstall the operating system properly.
There are several methods to reinstall Vista.
See what methos works for you.
There is no Windows Vista downloads available from Microsoft.
You can contact your computer manufacturer and ask them to send you a set of recovery disks.
They should do this for a small fee.
To reinstall Vista using their recovery disk/s, you start from the 1st recovery disk they provide and follow the manufacturer's instructions to reinstall:
You need to change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order:
How to change the Boot order in BIOS:
"How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals.
And if you have never received a recovery disk when you bought your computer, there should be a recovery Partition on the hard drive to reinstall Vista on how you purchased your computer.
The recovery process can be started by pressing a particular combination of the key or keys at startup. (Power on / start)
Maybe it's F10, F11, Alt + F10, etc., depending on the manufacturer.
Ask them to the proper key sequence.
And if you do not score a manufacturer of recovery on your hard drive, you should be able to make your own recovery from her disks to reinstall the operating system.
Go to programs > name of the manufacturer of your computer > then their system or recovery tools software topics for them, depending on how it is formulated.
If you can't find any reference to it, contact the manufacturer for advice on how to make these recovery disks.
Some manufacturers have more available Vista recovery disks.
If this happens, you may need to try this instead:
You can also borrow and use a Microsoft Vista DVD, which contains the files for the different editions of Vista (Home Basic, Home Premium, Business and Ultimate) must be installed. The product key on your computer / Laptop box determines what Edition is installed.
Other manufacturers recovery DVDs are should not be used for this purpose.
And you need to know the version of 'bit' for Vista, as 32-bit and 64-bit editions come on different DVDs
Here's how to do a clean install of Vista using a DVD of Vista from Microsoft:
"How to do a clean install and configure with a full Version of Vista '
And once the operating system is installed, go to your computer manufacturer's website and get the latest drivers for your particular model or laptop computer.
And phone Activation may be necessary when you use the above installation method.
"How to activate Vista normally and by Activation of the phone '
See you soon.
I believe that when I had my computer reset Windows Vista has been removed from the system due to my computer with a virus. Now, I need to know how can I do to restore Windows Vista in my system?
I need help restoring Windows Vista on my computer. Please help this is finals week and I need my computer to take my final.
Vista recovery media obtain and/or use the Partition Recovery Vista on your computer to the factory settings .
There is no Vista free download legal available.
Contact your computer manufacturer and ask them to send a recovery disk/s Vista set.
Normally, they do this for a cost of $ small.
In addition, ask them if you have a recovery Partition on your computer/laptop to restore it to factory settings.
See if a manual provided with the computer or go to the manufacturer's website, email or you can call for information on how to make a recovery.
Normally, you have to press F10 or F11 at startup to start the recovery process...
Another way I've seen on some models is press F8 and go to a list of startup options, and launch a recovery of standards of plant with it, by selecting the repair option.
Also ask them if it is possible to make the recovery disk/s since the Partition of recovery in case of hard drive failure or System Crash when you're back running.
They will tell you how to do this.
Every computer manufacturer has their own way of making recovery disk/s.
Or borrow a good Microsoft Vista DVD (not Dell, HP, etc).
A good Vista DVD contains all versions of Vista.
The product key determines which version of Vista is installed.
There are 2 disks of Vista: one for 32-bit operating system, and one for 64-bit operating system.
If install a cleaning is required with a good DVD of Vista (not HP, Dell recovery disks):
Go to your Bios/Setup, or the Boot Menu at startup and change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order, then reboot with the disk in the drive.
At the startup/power on you should see at the bottom of the screen either F2 or DELETE, go to Setup/Bios or F12 for the Boot Menu
MS advice on the conduct of clean install.
A tutorial on the use of a clean install
Super Guide Windows Vista Installation
After installation > go to the website of the manufacturer of your computer/notebook > drivers and downloads Section > key in your model number > get latest Vista drivers for it > download/install them.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I have a laptop Mac OS x 10.6.8 running version. Firefox has been installed more than two years ago and has been used exclusively for Internet access, browsing through Telstra wireless cable. Yesterday, I noticed that he had moved his position on the dashboard. I thought that it was strange that this happens without warning at the same time. Today, he is gone entirely from the dashboard. I can find no trace of it in the Applications and indeed, any where even in the trash. It has apparently been deleted somehow without my knowledge or permission. Other applications on the dashboard are still in close and seem to work OK. Can you advise action that there are several attached bookmarks that are very important to me
Sorry for the confusion previously. Let me see if I can help solve your problem.
Have you tried to save the icon to your Dock to see if the icon sticks here? Open Firefox from the Applications once it is visible in the folder, then try to control-click the icon while it is open in your Dock, and then choose Options > keep in Dock.
Let me know if this is useful, and if we don't need information on what is happening.
mini iPad 4 bought recently: disappeared it is not to find anywhere I looked on & more. How can I get that back, a genius out there? Thank you
Siri is not really "appear" anywhere (except in settings > general > Siri).
My C drive is 142 GB but Windows almost 100 GB of it. Most of the program names are meaningless for me so I don't know where to start. Can anyone advise me on the things I can get rid of safely?
I'm sorry, but we cannot tell you what to uninstall as we have no idea what you have installed on your hard drive.
You can use Disk Cleanup to make space.
See you soon.
Help, please. AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Thank you!
1. don't you make changes before the show?
We see one of your son replied. Have you tried the steps in this post?
We recommend that you try the steps mentioned by S.Sengupta in your first message and check the result. If the problem persists, try to restore the computer to an earlier time.
See which is the system restore?
Visit our Microsoft answers feedback Forum and let us know what you think.
I've recently updated my ultrabook and the beats audio Panel completely gone!
It was working fine before the updates (which have been "recommended by HP")...
I can still change the function of power on and off beats using fn + b but when I go to open the audio control beats it says boot file not found...
Try the following.
Download IDT Audio Installer on the link below and save it in your downloads folder.
One time finished, open windows control panel, open Device Manager and open sound, video and game controllers. Right click on the IDT device and select uninstall - also, you should get a command prompt to delete the current driver, check the box allow this and then proceed to uninstall.
When finished, restart the computer and let Windows load completely. Open your download folder, right-click on the IDT Installer and select "Run as Administrator" to launch the installation. Once done, restart the laptop.
DP - K
Firefox 3.5.1 running Vista has stopped working. No error message. Tried to uninstall and install also the latest version and get a message saying that I must first close Firefox (which of course obviously does not work)
Firefox 3.5.1 running Vista stopped work, no error message. Tried to uninstall and install the updated version. Download the message that I first need to close Firefox, but it is not obviously executed.
This has happened
Don't know how many times
I restored my system to an earlier date, December 2009
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.0; Trident/4.0; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 5.0; OfficeLiveConnector.1.3; OfficeLivePatch.0.0; Dealio Toolbar 3.1.1; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30618; NET4.0C; AskTbWCL/220.127.116.1104)
Firefox can not run visibly, but is probably running in the background. It is in the Task Manager. To access the Task Manager go to Start and type in taskmgrsearch field. This will open the process task manager. Then go to the tab processes and end firefox.exe. After the end of this process, close the Task Manager and try to re-run the installation/uninstallation.
Original title: I run Windows Vista and disk defragmentation has disappeared completely. I used the search but unable to find it. Can you tell me how to get it back
Disk defragmentation has completely disappeared from my computer. I did research for it but no luck. Can you tell me how it could have disappeared and how can I get it back
Check if defrag is disabled in computer management services.
I used the zoom on colorzilla a little feature, but now it has disappeared from my laptop. I googled colorzilla and had a link to www.colorzilla.com. The download link took me to www.colorzilla/firefox, and a notification "firefox has prevented" appeared.
Colorzilla is not recommended to mozilla/firefox?
In Options > security - there is a labeled pref warn me when sites try to install add-ons = then click the Exceptions... button - you can add a colorzilla.com to this list at the top of this dialog box, and then click allow
Original title: Windows vista is missing
After installing Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) my other OP system Windows vista has disappeared. I don't get a menu to choose which OP system I want to use. The grub menu 2 does not include an entry for windows. My computer directly boots into Ubuntu. I tried to put the installation disc in the status bar to try to recover the system but nothing works. Can someone help me please? Isetta cordially.
It seems that after installing Ubuntu, grub 2 took control of Boot Manager and changed the boot sequence. To change the startup entries to get Vista, you must contact Ubuntu for assistance on changing the grub boot entries 2.
You can see the following link to get in touch with Ubuntu.
Hope this information is useful.
My pagefile.sys has completely disappeared. This all started when the power failed and my computer crashed.I get the message that he was away, I went to the performance and settings and tried to change custom settings & re-start.No matter what I do, nothing works. I lost several hours of visiting sites for tips and nothing seems to help.I was told when re-boots WinXP it creates the new file pagefile.sys and I should delete the pagefile.sys file may be corrupted on the C drive.So I put the folders to show hidden files and delete pagefile.sys. I have re-set and tried to recover with no success.There is now absolutely no pagefile.sys on my C drive. Anyone know how I can get back my pagefile.sys?I want to get my virtual memory works again?Thank you very much in advance!
I'd start first with the chkdsk/r.
Don't forget - if you have a factory installed recovery Partition, fixmbr will scan it as the Master Boot Record that written XP will equal not the MBR installed by the factory, so first run chkdsk /r (did I say that already)?
Here are some instructions:
Where people have no XP bootable media, here are my instructions:
If you have no XP bootable media (or aren't sure you have) create a bootable XP Recovery CD of Console and do not forget.
This is not the same as recovery disks that might have come with the acquisition of the system store.
You can make a bootable Recovery Console CD by downloading an ISO file and burn it to a CD.
The ISO bootable image file you need to download is called:
Download the ISO from here:
Use a new CD and this simple and free program to burn your ISO file and create your bootable CD:
When you install ImgBurn, DO NOT install the Ask toolbar.
Here are some instructions for ImgBurn:
It would be a good idea to test your bootable CD on a computer running.
You may need to adjust the computer BIOS settings to use the CD-ROM drive as the first device to boot instead of the hard drive. These adjustments are made before Windows tries to load. If you miss it, you will need to restart the system again.
When you start on the CD, follow the instructions:
Press any key to boot from CD...
Installing Windows... going to pronounce.
Press 'R' to enter the Recovery Console.
Select the installation that you want to access (usually 1: C:\WINDOWS)
You may be asked to enter the password (usually empty).
You should be in the folder C:\WINDOWS. It's the same as the
C:\Windows folder that you see in Solution Explorer.
The Recovery Console allows base as file commands: copy, rename, replace, delete, chkdsk, fixboot, fixmbr, cd, etc.
For a list of the commands in the Recovery Console, type help at the prompt of commands or read on here XP Recovery Console:
A good idea before you start things must first verify the integrity of your file system by using the chkdsk command.
In the command prompt window, run the chkdsk command on the drive where Windows is installed to try to fix any problems on the afflicted player.
Running chkdsk is fine, even if he finds no problem. It won't hurt anything to run it.
Assuming your boot drive is C, run the following command:
CHKDSK C: /r
Let chkdsk finish to correct the problems, he could find.
It may take a long time for chkdsk complete or they seem to be "stuck". Be patient. If the HARD drive led blinks always, chkdsk is something. Keep an eye on the amount of the percentage to be sure that it is still making progress. It may even seem to go back sometime.
You must run chkdsk/r again until it finds no error to correct.
Remove the CD, and then type "exit" to exit the RC and restart the computer.
You have not to set the BIOS to boot the disk HARD since the CD won't be.
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