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Ie8 - A Program Has Corrupted Your Search Provider Settings


Whenever i open ie8 i get a box that says ie - search provider default. A program has corrupted your search provider settings. Ie has reset search provider settings. Ie will now open search settings where you can change or install more providers. When i click ok it goes to manage add-ons. It says select provider to view or change but there is nothing below it. I'm not able to change the default provider.

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Ie Error - Program Has Corrupted Your Default Search Provider

Error message-program has corrupted your default search provider. Ie has reset to your original provider, bing. After this appears, the manage add-ons screen appears, but i am unable to change another search provider as my default or change or delete bing.

Posted On: 2009-07-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Error - A Program Is Trying To Change My Default Search Provider

Error message: "a program is trying to change my default search provider" - i want to remove bing as search provider. I want to remove bing as search provider because every time i open ie 8 it gives an error message saying a program is trying to change it i want to remove bing as search provider because every time i open ie 8 it gives an error message saying a program is trying to change my default search provider which is pain i have to click ok or i cannot view the internet -

Posted On: 2010-05-17 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Cannot Change Default Search In Ie8

Every time i open ie8 i get this message "a program on your computer has corrupted your search provider, live search. Internet exployer will now open the search settings where you can change this setting or install more search providers. " I click o. K. And go to manage addons.live search is already enabled. Regardless of what changes i make and close the window, its pops up again ever time i log in and start a search. Otherwise all works well. I have gone to tools, internet options, and tried changing the default, added bing and still it will not change the default and the message keeps coming up. It is very annoying.

Posted On: 2010-03-07 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Ms Office Corrupted After Removing Antivirus Program

I had a fake anti-virus removed from my laptop using malwarebytes but it didn't work and then i used fake anti-virus removal program and that seem to do the job. Plus other sites were recommending to also use combofix as well, so i did.

Now my laptop can't get windows update to install and the yellow shield after so many attempts can not install the updates and keeps popping up. And also ms office programs were removed from from start menu and trying to re-install or remove ms office it won't let me.

So i'm trying to solve this. I have tried the system restore but the fake anti-virus deleted all my prior restore points and at one time i couldn't even access the restore even under safe mode.
I don't have an old copy of an old registry to try to replace i was wondering if there is a program that would release ms office to uninstall and to have windows update work again and install the updates.


Posted On: 2010-03-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Unable To Add Search Providers Ie8

I recently had a mcafee tech change some of my settings (xp 32 bit & ie 8). Now i can't add any search providers using the find more providers option in the upper right corner of the screen. I don't get any error messages. I just don't get a result when i click add to internet explorer on this page: http://www.Ieaddons.com/en/searchproviders. It used to work fine until the tech reset something. I had another mcafee tech try to fix the problem but he wasn't able to - he assures me that mcafee isn't blocking anything.

I like bing but i'd like the option to use google too (without going to their site).


Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Proxy Settings In Ie8

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Then when i type in any address like gmail.com and press enter a pop up window comes with the name 'windows security' and asks for a username and password. Now even in firefox it ask for a password and username and i give mine and i get internet access but when i give the same password in ie8 it doesn't connect.

Now my main problem is that things like mcafee and infinite other things also are not connecting. So things like updates and other things don't happen.

So i would either like a solution for ie8 or any other way in which windows doesn't depend on ie8 connection settings and uses firefox settings to connect.


Posted On: 2010-01-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Do You Want This Program To Change Settings On Your Computer

Do you want this program to change settings on your computer? Yes. You must be an administrator to run this program for the first time. This is my problem when i try to run a game. I am the administrator on my computer. My computer game disc will not let me play because it says i am not the administrator so i cannot allow the program to change settings on my computer. I am the administrator on my computer. Geek squad said there is something wrong with the game program. So i exchanged it and it still wont work.
 


Posted On: 2010-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Settings For Running Multiple Instances Of Same Program

What setting controls running multiple instances of the same program. Suddenly i am unable to run two instances of windows explorer simultaneously. What setting did i change to cause this?

Posted On: 2010-01-26 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Windows Applied Some Other Form Of Compatibility Settings To Program

Windows told me some "other" form of compatibility settings were applied to a program, what, where and why? I've ran the program ultramon 64bit for several weeks on my windows 7 x64 system. It's been running fine but one day when i resumed from suspend it crashed and windows popped up a dialog telling me the program wasn't fully compatible in some sense and that windows had automatically applied some form of compatibility setting to the program which would be used the next time it was started. I was also told i couldn't change the setting or something in the line of that.

Now the point is that two programs crashed when i resumed and this probably happened because i resumed very quickly after suspending, i know this can happen when i do that, so there probably is absolutely nothing wrong with the program and it probably doesn't need any "special" setting like this.

I'd like to know what kind of setting this "hidden" compatibility setting is, where it is, what it does and how i change it. Some people recommended me a system restore but i'd rather not do this as i will have to redo some installations etc. I'd rather just remove the compatibility setting but i can't find any info anywhere on what the setting is, what it does or where it is. Sorry for not having more information about the name of the setting, the contents of the dialog etc, i had to close it to proceed with working. Hope you still know what i am talking about here. It's not the normal "compatibility tab" settings, it's something else.


Posted On: 2010-01-11 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Wmi Provider Host Performance Issue

When i went to the performance information and tools applet from the control panel, under the "performance issues" section, there was a notice that there was a program causing my (relatively new) system to start slowly. Clicking on it, the message on the dialog box reads "these startup programs are causing windows to start slowly. Name: wmi provider host, filename: wmiprvse.exe, etc. " And it also says that the time taken is 23. 3 seconds-obviously a significant cut.

My problem is, i'm not familiar with what the wmi provider host is, so i'm not sure that i want to remove it from startup. Googling it, i can find lots of information concerning it, but very little actually explaining what it is, or if there's any harm in removing it from startup.


Posted On: 2010-01-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Error - Microsoft Jet Oledb 4.0 Provider Is Not Registered On The Local Machine

I'm trying to run vb 2008 application on windows 2008 environment, the vb.net application use this connection string "provider=microsoft. Jet. Oledb. 4. 0; data source=c:est. Mdb" for data access, the error " the 'microsoft. Jet. Oledb. 4. 0' provider is not registered on the local machine" occurs when i run the application. Can anyone please help with solution?

Posted On: 2010-07-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Files Getting Corrupted

Okay i have had a new gateway computer from best buy since mid march. Many a times later a week or two on boot the computer wishes to run disk checker to to root out inconsistencies in the c drive partition? Well i allowed it to run and it began deleting windows files! Now i took it to best buy and they said they used a factory default disk at the expense of wiping all of the files i had accumulated and transferred. I made a factory default disc and i have had to use it many times now because windows 7 has failed to execute.

Now i  am unsure as of what causing this problem but i ran my trial of norton that came installed on it and my free avast antivirus as well as avg there are files that they cannot scan and the five files are all relating to the windows folder in the c: drive. Every one keeps telling me to factpry default the computer but i have five times and it wanted to dick check even after i ran it for a week with no internet connection. So its not a virus. If you have any idea as of how i can fix the problem i would appreciate it.


Posted On: 2010-04-09 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Driver Is Corrupted Code 39

I lost the dvd-rom icon on my computer. The device manager says the driver is corrupted code 39 but when i do an auto fix it can't fix it. I bought an e machines et1831-03 a few days ago. It worked great until yesterday when i clicked on "computer" and the dvd icon was gone, only the hard drive icon was there. I went to device manager and checked the dvd and it said the driver was corrupted, code 39. I tried to do an auto fix but it did not work. How can i obtain this driver and fix the problem?

Posted On: 2009-12-09 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Corrupted Hard Drive

I tried to upgrade my toshiba laptop from windows vista to windows 7 and it went into a continuous reboot loop and then destroyed my hard drive. I replaced my hard drive and then tried using the windows 7 upgrade for full installation and it seemed to take, but it didn't give me a chance to put the product key in and now it's asking for the product key(which i tried) and saying that i have 24 hours to put a full version product key in or i can't use my windows. What can i do? Please let me know soon.

Posted On: 2010-01-02 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Media Player Is Corrupted

I purchased a new hard drive from a local computer store. They removed my vista system and put windows 7 ultimate on as operating system. They slaved my old drive as a e: local but had reformatted it. I have had no problems with downloading media but some of my files show the media corrupted message when i try to use them. Is there a easy fix for this problem or if i purchase a ultimate upgrade disk would that repair the damage? I have tried to use the fix it micros, and windows updates but the problem is still there.

Posted On: 2010-08-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

External Hdd Corrupted

I use 2 external 250gb hdd's with my laptop to backup files from the office server and desktop machine. One evening i left in a hurry and closed the lid and hurriedly removed all usb devices. When reconnecting the drives (to the same laptop) i did not pay attention to the usb ports and in fact they were connected opposite to original. After working for a while i tried to access the external hdd's but was unable to. I tried swapping the drives around but it seems too late.

One of the drives could not be accessed at all and i am currently trying to recover important live files from it. The other drive reported that the recycle bin of the drive was corrupt and i accepted the message to "repair". I still cannot access the files on that drive and may have to go through the file recovery process on that one too, unless there are any suggestions?


Posted On: 2010-03-30 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Error - The Files Are Either Corrupted Or Nonexistent

Error: "the files are either corrupted or nonexistent" when tried to decrypt the drive using bitlocker on windows 7. Bitlocker encryption interupted. So after installing windows 7 ultimate, i tried encrypting my external hard drive with bitlocker. Unfortunately, i started it without adjusting my laptops power saving guidelines, and my laptop went into hibernate mode after 30 minutes.

Now, i have already tried unlocking it by normal means, but when i enter my password it says that the files are either corrupted or nonexistent, and when i tried doing the forgot password, the only other option i could find, and entered the id that bitlocker gave me, it said that it was not a valid id. Seeing as how i copied and pasted the id to a word document, and copied and pasted that into the text line, i am now out of ideas on how to get my hard drive to unlock.

I had just bought it less than 6 months ago, a 1tb western digital my book, so would really like to not have to buy another new one. I tried doing the windows desktop help search but it only told me to do what i already did, and after doing multiple google searches i did a forum search here and saw that there were no posts about this problem.


Posted On: 2010-08-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Devices & Printers Folder Corrupted

After upgrading my dell studio 1737 from windows vista to windows 7 i cannot open my "devices & printers folder" the upgrade software was supplied by dell. This affects safe removal of devices and eliminates the utility benefits of using the "devices & printers folder".

Posted On: 2010-01-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Virtual Store Folder Corrupted

I am getting an error message that my virtual store folder is corrupted and unreadable. It is not a file within that folder but the folder itself. I cannot open it or restore it to an older version. I am running windows 7. Has anyone had this problem?

I tried to run chkdsk/f and it says another process is using it and asks if i want to do it when i restart so i put y for yes, enter and then restart my computer, nothing happens, my computer restarts normally and continues to flash the error when i log in, when i open programs like internet explorer and if i try to delete or restore the virtual store folder. It hasn't kept me from running these programs but the error keeps flashing. Help please!


Posted On: 2010-04-27 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Dvd Device Got Lost Or Corrupted

I an using win7 pro and my dvd device no longer shows up with all my other devices and drives in the "computer" window. Thus when i try to read a dvd the system no longer recognizes the device as available (or existing?) On my system, whereas yesterday it worked fine. I tried the ms diagnostic but that returned no error? How do i fix this problem? [I presume if it was dust in the dvd this would show as a read error, but at least the device would show up as existing?

Posted On: 2010-05-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Boot Explorerframe.dll Corrupted

I used a software called custopack tools to make my windows 7 look like a mac. I got an error. Which i forgot what it said. When i restarted my computer, an error popped up when i typed in my password to log on to windows. Here is the error:

"C:\windows\system32\explorerframe.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support. " That error popped up, and it loads up a black screen with only that error and my cursor. I tried booting into safe mode, but there is still that black screen with the error.


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Unsigned Or Corrupted Atheros Wireless Driver

I have an asus laptop with an atheros ar9285 wireless network adapter and it works fine with the current driver v. 8. 0. 0. 144 but when windows update activates, it wants to install a newer driver. This is the "important" update according to the info. When it downloads, the driver will not work and additional wireless adaptor driver, the microsoft mini-usb wireless adapter, is installed and that will not work either. To fix, i roll back the driver for the ar9285 and it is good. The only problem is that this occurs every time windows update occurs. Is there any way to remedy this or am i stuck going through this process each time?

Posted On: 2010-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Bios Install / Corrupted Hard Drive

I need help. I've been trying both disks to boot from cd-rom. And they are both not reading at all. I have tried disabling caches, and different boot priorities. I cannot go into windows itself because of "blue screen of death".
Although, i can get into command prompt with windows 98 on the other hard-drive.

-Windows xp corrupted(blue screen of death)

-Cd-rom drive does not read windows 7 disk(went through bios)

-Windows 98 command prompt works(but can not boot into safe mode/normal mode due to missing information)

-Tried both 32-bit/64bit windows 7 disks

Can anyone help? Been at this for 2 hours now, and i cannot find anyone with the right information. Im stumped.


Posted On: 2010-01-30 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Repeated Master Boot Record Corrupted

Had an old hd out in oct 2009. New hd was loaded with windows xp home ed. New hd was west. Digital 500g sataii 32mb 7200rpm. Switched to windows 7 pro in late dec. 2009.system ran fine until feb 10, 2010.

Tried start up repair and got message "start up repair cannot repair this computer automatically". Tried bootrec.exe tool options. No joy. Finally problem determined to be corrupt master boot record.

Had the oct west. Digital hd tested professionally by store where hd was purchased. 8 bad sectors. Dealer replaced hd with identical replacement under in-store warranty i had purchased. Hd was partitioned to separate windows 7 from other files. 50g allocated to windows 7

Re-installed windows 7 pro along with firefox, thunderbird, adbloc plus , adobe acrobat (latest version), ms security essentials and one game copyrighted in 2002. Btw, the game ran fine for years in xp.

1st feb hd lasted less than 1 week. Same messages. Same final diagnosis, master book record is corrupt. Went back to dealer. Had all components tested. Only bad actor was the 1st feb hd which had 2 bad sectors and 3 weak sectors. Dealer installed identical new west. Digital hd under continued warranty on feb 24. Nice of them to do that. Same software installed on 2nd feb hd. 2nd feb hd partitoned same as oct hd.

2nd feb hd lasted until feb 28. Same symptoms. Ran start up repair. Problems identified:

Problem signature 01: 0. 0. 0. 0
02:  0. 0. 0. 0
03:  unknown
04:  0
05:  unknown
06:  1
07:  unknown

Attempted re-install. Got license terms. Clicked custom installation. No partitions showing, no drives found.

Ran start up repair again. Windows cannot repair automatically.

Diagnosis and repair details:
Session details:
System disk =  blank
Windows directory =  blank
Autockru=  0
Number of root causes = 1

Test performed:
Check for updates
Result :  completed successfully  error code = 0x0

Test performed:
System disk test
Result:  completed successfully  error code = 0x0

Root case found:
A hard disk could not be found. If a hard disk is installed, it is not responding.

Ran bootrec /scanos - total identified windows installations: 0
Ran bootrec /fixboot - the system cannot find the path specified.
Ran /fixmbr - defaulted back to options listing with no results being displayed.

Why the f- do the brand new hd's keep corrupting repeatedly?  The statistical probability of there being manufacturing defects in 3 hd's built months apart are about the same as winning the power ball lottery.

The only installed game has an autosave feature that saves the game every 10 minutes.could an incompatibility between windows 7 and the old game be the problem?


Posted On: 2010-02-28 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Problem After Fixing A Corrupted User Profile

Today i followed the ms directions for fixing a corrupted user profile for windows 7 (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile), which was recommended to resolve certain issues with ms office failing to update. After following the instructions and logging into the new profile (after copying the indicated files from the old profile), i receive the following error message when i try to open explorer or anything that invokes explorer (documents, control panel, pictures, etc. ):  "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file.

You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item. "Some other apps open normally, such as word (although it opened as a new install, stepping me through initial setup), but other apps throw a variety of errors. The error does not occur in other user profiles, including the old profile. I'd appreciate any help.


Posted On: 2010-08-21 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Installer Has Been Corrupted After Failed To Install Office Update

My windows installer has been corrupted since a failed to install office update (kb981715). Now i cannot install adobe reader. I have vista home premium, 32 bit on my dell inspiron 518 (purchased march 2009) last, april (2010) i had a failed to install update (kb981715) for microsoft office  2007 and after many , many hours working with a microsoft tech support, i finally was told to just hide that update because my "windows works plus" didn't need this update.

However, i believe that this "failed to install update" removed part of the windows installer and i have been unable to get updates for adobe reader and after i uninstalled that software, i could not install that new download at all.microsoft support page will not accept my correct product id, so now i can't even get that help. What will happen if i try to download a new windows installer?


Posted On: 2010-07-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Update Installed Driver Corrupted Usb Hub

This afternoon i let microsoft update install some updates that were listed as "optional". Suddenly things stopped working. I realized they were things connected to my usb hub, a 7-port belkin f4u047. Windows now thinks it's a bluetooth adapter. The specific drivers are in system32driversthport.sys, bthusb.sys, and fsquirt.exe. I can't remove and reinstall. I can't delete the drivers, update or rollback. I can't find a way to uninstall the update. It shows up in update history, but is not available in add/remove programs.

I'm stumped. What do i do?


Posted On: 2010-02-05 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Hp Dvd Rw Ad-7561s Ata Device Driver Corrupted Or Missing

Using compaq presario cq40-627tu notebook pc. Notebook cannot detect my optical device. Can be ejected without problem but cannot be detected by computer. Only hard disk partition and usb storage, if connected, are shown in computer. Device manager and bios detected it as "hp dvd rw ad-7561s ata device". This problem exist from the first time i use this notebook.
 
Effort made:
Update windows 7 ultimate 32-bit from basic update to any critical update available (all windows update had been applied). Last updated was on 22/03/2010 11:41pm +8. 00gmt kuala lumpur. Download all compact software and driver from compaq presario cq40-627tu notebook pc page on www.compaq.com but still cannot be solved after running health analysis from hp support assistant.

Had use any applicable driver scanner software but still cannot be solved. Had been cleaned up by tuneup utilities from http://www.Tune-up.com/ and hp tuneup from hp support assistant but still no changes. Had update the driver manually and automatically from the system and the internet but still no use.

Description:
This unit or notebook has not functioned properly since the first use (optical drive only). Had been send to the nearest computer services for re-cabling and services but still no changes. Here are the information from the devices manager after all effort had been made.

Hp dvd rw ad-7561s ata device property
Device type : dvd/cd rom drives
Manufacturer : (standard cd-rom drives)
Location : location 0 (channel 4, target 0, lun 0)
Device status : windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware.
The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)


Posted On: 2010-03-22 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .