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    Multiple Viruses Windows 7

    Yeah thats what i would normally do but i don't have the Windows 7 disc just recovery discs. Wondering if i formatted first if the Recovery discs would boot or if i should go buy windows.
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    Multiple Viruses Windows 7

    Hi guys i have a laptop that i am sure has multiple viruses, first of all i noticed that my gmail had sent mails to people on my addy book with a link for diet pills since then it has done lots of strange things like popups and taking me to random websites when im browsing. When i try to run...
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    Laptop Monitor Problem

    Hi there guys hopefully someone can help me on this, a friend has broke the screen on his laptop and i told him he could plug his monitor into it, when he does and switches the laptop on the screen on the monitor starts up at the start but as soon as the windows vista boot screen dissapears the...
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    Windows 7 Icon Problem

    Hey Guys i managed to fix the problem, ill post here how just in case anybody else gets the problem, it's also the same in Vista. I found this on another website. Rebuilding the Icon Cache Database 1. Close all folder windows that are currently open. 2. Launch Task Manager using the...
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    Windows 7 Icon Problem

    Oh i forgot to mention, if i right click the icon then properties, the box that appears has the correct icon for that program in the top left corner so it does know the correct icon and where it is, it just chooses not to show it on the desktop, could this be a Windows 7 bug or i am missing...
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    Windows 7 Icon Problem

    Hi guys i have just got a new laptop with Windows 7 64 Home Premium on, it's my first time using windows 7 and my first time with a 64 bit OS also. I have an issue where some of the icon pictures have reverted to the generic one that is used when no icon is selected, im not 100% but i think...
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    Loading Screen Question Media Centre XP

    Ok I just explored the discs on my Vista machine that is working fine and the Media Centre discs look like they don't have any of the files needed just one file which is a self extracting cabinet, as these are shipped with the machine i think it may just be for adding windows progs etc but...
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    Loading Screen Question Media Centre XP

    Okay so after a little testing... I have 2 imaculate copys of Windows XP Media Center to hand, these will not boot in ANY machine in the house, the computers just will not boot from them. I have a copy of Windows XP Home which all the computers boot from, when i click enter on setup whilst it...
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    Loading Screen Question Media Centre XP

    Okay Im really stumped, when i use an XP disc it does no see any windows installed just the NTFS partition, and whatever i try it does not boot from the Media Centre Disc. I selected the cd drive as first in the boot sequence and even clicked it in the boot menu but then it just ignores the...
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    Loading Screen Question Media Centre XP

    Hey Guys im just about to repair a friends PC that won't get past the loading screen, my problem is the guy does not know what is installed on the System but gave me a couple of discs to use in the repair, both the discs are Windows XP Media Centre. The thing is the loading Screen for the PC...
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    Recovery CD's Corrupt

    Great stuff! Owe you one big time, at least i have some good news when i tell him they arnt getting their pc back tomorrow :D Lee.
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    Recovery CD's Corrupt

    Thnx so much mate ive sent the PM, and thnx everyone else for the input appreciate it! Lee.
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    Recovery CD's Corrupt

    Yes mate that would be awesome :) I just got off the phone to Acer they charge £50 and two weeks wait for recovery discs, they told me though any copy of Windows XP Media would work as long as it is an OEM copy, is that what you have?
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    Recovery CD's Corrupt

    Yeah guys its got the sticker with the key on, it says Windows XP Media Centre Edition 2005 then underneath Acer Incorporated, the Acer Incorporated bit is the only thing that makes me think if i installed a normal version of XP Media then it wouldnt recognise Acers key, or would it?? If that...
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    Recovery CD's Corrupt

    Hey guys i really dont know what to do at the minute so i really need some advice, Basically most of my friends get me to fix there computers for them when they have problems as 9 times out of 10 i can sort it. The other day my mate bought his wifes laptop around and asked me if i could...
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