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What Type Of File Formats Can Be Used With Win 7 ?


What type of file formats can you use with windows 7? Can windows 7 read macintosh file formats? (File extensions, .exe or garageband files (apple program))? Garageband files, .exe, .rar, etc.

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Distinguishing Sound File Formats

Does windows 7 provide a method of 'sourcing' what  file format music is sent after being purchased online? Recently, i purchased several 'recordings' from i tunes and burned them to cd for traveling across the usa, only to find out that these files are a different format that is customarily played through a vehicles sound system or any portable cd player, how would i find the file format of the music purchased, as well as finding the file format  acceptable to whatever device is going to be used
For playback purposes.


Posted On: 2010-05-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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This is a new computer, win med player will not play vid i imported from my camera. Even sample video will not play.

Posted On: 2010-01-20 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I installed a scanner. In the "new scan" window under "file type" i have 4 choices: bmp, jpg, png, tif. Question: is there any way that i can also have the choice of pdf?

Posted On: 2009-11-01 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Can I Filter A Library By File Type?

I create some various types of content like newsletters, videos, website work, and i store all the files from each project together, sorted into folders by client and then project name. So you can see that while my pictures library may be a great way to organze my personal photos, i don't put any image files associated with a project into my pictures folder, right?

Well i don't really have personal pictures on this machine, so it would still be nice to just see all my picture files from all projects. I figured i might add my 'projects' folder to be one of the folders that gets aggregated into the pictures library. But when i do, everything from my projects shows up in the pictures library. How can i set the pictures 'virtual folder' to only show files of an image type, like only png, svg, gif, jpg, and stuff like that?

I seem to remember that libraries are based on "longhorn's" search folders, so how do i make it happen?


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

Search Java File Type Contents

I am having problems searching my . Java files. I go to the folder the file it is in, type a keyword in the search box, like "system", and it shows there are no files that match my search. When i change the extension to .txt, it finds my files. I have checked the advanced options in index options and the java extension is listed there as checked to be indexed for searching contents and file attributes. I have also checked that my individual file properties are set to allow for indexing of file properties and contents. Is this just a bug or am i missing something? If anyone could help me with this let me know.

Posted On: 2010-03-09 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Unable To Run .exe File Type Problem

Would like to delete dos mode, i operate a "windows 7 home premium" laptop. A few days ago i was attempting to download an updated version of'adobe flash player' which never seemed to complete. It seemed directly after being at the adobe site that any time i try to open an exe file (executable), the file is sent to wordpad in 'dos mode'. I have never came across this situation before. My son-in-law came by last night and tried to run some kind of program off a usb stick, and he said, 'it would run'. After he left i was able to get on the internet, but still have the problem with exe type files.

Posted On: 2010-08-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Issue: Can't Access File Type Associations - Explorer Stopped Working

When i go to default programs and select "associate a file type or protocol with a program", i get the message "windows explorer has stopped working" then "windows is checking for a solution", then "windows explorer is restarting" then the dialog disappears, sending me back to the desktop. Running win7 ultimate 32bit.

Posted On: 2009-12-12 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Mp3 Formats Will Not Play Properly Using 5.1 Surround Sound

External usb 5. 1 surround sound - mp3 files using 5. 1 sound speakers 'bitting' and crashes in all programs. No problem with other formats wave, mp4, aac etc. All mp3 sound formats will not play properly in windows 7 using 5. 1 surround sound.

Posted On: 2010-03-14 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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I typed product key and it says "type a different product key" and "the product key you typed can not be used to activate windows on this computer. " What's the problem? I have a product key, but it's not working. I have a windows 7 upgrade kit. I upgraded windows 7 from vista. I wanna get an answer as soon as possible. It also says "3 days until automatic activation". It's an office computer so i'll get in trouble if this has a problem.

Posted On: 2010-04-02 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Type Of Mail Which Works With Win7

What type of mail system works with windows 7 ? I just upgraded to windows 7 a clean install over windows vista, and i am already sorry! I was sorry when i upgraded from xp to vista and same goes now for this upgrade, i believe the xp was best windows ever with all its security problem in mind.
Saying that, could someone tell me  how i could install a outlook express on windows seven 7>>> ? Is it possible or not, to get the same mail that was on windows vista does it work on 7? If yes how do i do that?

Before the migration i exported all my emails on a external hd , but dont know how and where to import them to.


Posted On: 2010-03-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Clear Type Text Option

When setting up clear type text, the application will not save settings. My words are extremely blurry when i have the text size set at 100% and can only view text with the size set at 115% or higher. Changing the resolution only makes it worse. (I have computer set to recommended resolution status. )  Any idea on how i can get clear type to save my preferred settings?  Actually, clear type worked during initial set up but after recent windows updates clear type hasn't worked properly.

Posted On: 2010-02-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Network Location Type Is Public

I have windows 7 ultimate on my pc ( upgraded from vista ultimate however when trying to see other pc on my network i get the message saying that the network location is public and to change it to home or work in network and sharing centre when i look at this area its set as home my other pc also has windows 7 ultimate but that gives a different message that n error happened during the mapping process.

So much for windows 7 making it easier to connect to other pc's on my network.


Posted On: 2010-04-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Run Time Error - 13 - Type Mismatch

I have a peerla program for apa formatting and am unable to use it. Every time i try to cite something, i get a pop up saying run time error 13 type mismatch

Posted On: 2009-10-31 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Program Cannot Be Run Because Of The Internet Connection Type

"program cannot be run because of the internet connection type" or "connect to the internet or contact your network administrator" i am having this issue with internet explorer whereby there must be a problem with the connection type settings because everytime i attempt to download either an application such as java or another search engine such as google chrome and even anti-virus such as symantec.

I am allowed to download the program but when i go to run the program i get different error messages for each application but all saying the same thing e.g. There is a problem with the internet connectivity-and this blocks the applications from running-another thing that happens is that when i get to an internet "hot-spot" where the browser is supposed to redirect to the login page of that network my internet explorer is not doing that.

Instead, it brings me to my home page and does not allow the network access page to be displayed. It also happens with skype, i downloaded it but when i went to run it, it sates: "please connect to the internet" when i am actually online on other tabs. Your help would be really appreciated.

Ps: i have tried reseting the setting for internet explorer from the advanced tab on the "internet options" window. I have also contacted my school's it center and they say that their connection is not limited in anyway (it also happens at home where i administer my network). I wanted to uninstall ie but could not find it on the "remove programs" list. Again, i have internet access but i am just not allowed to run applications and sometimes videos.


Posted On: 2010-07-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Network Issue - Security Type Is Not Same As Router

I am running windows 7, just did an update and one of them was for the wireless (n) card. I can no longer connect to the internet. It prompts me that my security type is not the same as the router. I have the router set on wpa-psk. My computer no longer has that as a choice, it has wpa personal, wpa2 personal, wpa enterprise, and wpa2 enterprise. Any ideas?

Posted On: 2010-02-19 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Ever since upgrading from windows vista to windows 7 on my asus laptop, i have times when what i type on my keyboard is not what appears on the screen. All programs have been affected at some point. When the error occurs, the keystrokes go through the entire keyboard in order, from left to right, row by row, top to bottom. (~12345. Etc). This happens no matter which keys i am pressing.

Posted On: 2010-08-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2012-08-10 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

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Using outlook connector with newly installed win7:_5102. Server. Exception of type 'system. Outofmemoryexception' was thrown.

Can't synch outlook can no longer get email via ms outlook since installing win7 - except every few days! Error = 5102. Server. Exception of type 'system. Outofmemoryexception' was thrown.


Posted On: 2009-11-18 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Subsystem Needed To Support Image Type Is Not Present

Virtually every program on my computer will no longer start. I am receiving the following error:
C:program files (x86) "followed by specifics about the program" the subsystem needed to support the image type is not present. This implies to microsoft office 2010, sonos desktop, logmein, norton 360, windows live, etc, etc.

I can't find any online report of this error previously. It appears this may have begun following a microsoft update.microsoft recovery can not restore to a previous point. I keep getting a response that it was unsuccessful possibly do to a antivirus program. Norton uninstall will not start because of originally listed problem.


Posted On: 2010-04-18 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Trouble Setting Up A Home Network (non-internet Type)

I am trying to set up a home network (non-internet type). It needs to work like a cleint type as my laptop is the main and the other three can connect to it to do work through the same program. I followed all the instructions on how to set up homegroup and made sure everyone has same passwords, and settings and all that and i am still having trouble getting all computers to connect correctly everytime we log on. I have done all trouble shooting and they cannot find out what the problem is. It makes it very frustrating when my children have to wait a half an hour or so just so i can try and get everyone connected right. Does anyone have any solutions? Or is ther a way that i can make the network work without a homegroup?

Posted On: 2010-05-18 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Prevent People From Changing Account Type / Password

How do i prevent people from changing my account type and password? I want to delete parental controls completely from the registry and system so i can make someone an administrator but i don't want them to put parental controls on my account. I also want to prevent them from changing anyones password or account type. So how do i do this and i tried to disable the parental controls service but they still did it and i had to restore the system. Or is there some kind of way that i can give them more privileges like downloading or installing stuff etc. Without making them an administrator?

Posted On: 2010-05-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Can't Properly Type With Japanese Ime On English Keyboard

Can't properly type with japanese ime on the english keyboard /windows 7 english version i have a problem with the english windows 7 home premium on the english keyboard when typing japanese using ime. No, i should not need the ultimate edition: with windows vista and xp home premium or equivalent editions, there wasn't such a problem. With windows 7 ime, the keyboard layout seems to be tied to japanese keyboard.

For example, if you type [shift] + [2], - english keyboard returns [@]
- Japanese keyboard returns ["] (double quotation)

I physically have an english keyboard with my pc, and i get ["] when i actually meant to type [@]. As i mentioned, it was perfectly fine with xp or vista to type with japanese ime and with the english keyboard layout. How do i make the same setting with window 7?


Posted On: 2010-01-11 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

When Type Password In Korean Win 7 Automatically Switches Back To English

We have the windows 7 ultimate version installed on the laptop. I can switch to the korean language and type anything, except when it comes to a username and password. My wife does a lot of work through a korean website, but she cannot enter her password. Windows 7 automatically switches back to english. What can we do besides going downtown and buying a korean laptop?

Posted On: 2010-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How To Convert Batch File (.txt) To Ms Dos File ?

Windows 7 notebook. How do i convert a short batch file (.txt) to an ms-dos file. In windows xp i could change it by using 'file type'.

Posted On: 2010-02-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Shortcut - Right Click - Properties - Target - Can't Type Into Target

I just purchased a dell netbook, with windows 7. I am installing a game called guild wars. As most fans of the game know, you can download the entire game client and updates, by adding the command -imag at the end of the "target" under properties after right clicking on the guild wars shortcut. I was successful on installing the game, but i can't type in the "target" box in order to type -imag at the end of the directory (c://. -Imag) if anyone can help me with this problem i would really appreciate it. Once again the question is, how do i make it so i can actually type in the "target" box?

Posted On: 2009-12-31 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Live File System Will Not Save File

Live file system will not save file!Windows 7 and udf will copy several files and then you get to the last file which is 700 meg and the space free bar under the dvd rw drive shows 1. 2 gig left. The copy starts and runs till about 350 meg left then it slows down all the way to 17 kbs and also till 10 k was left on the dvd. By this time about 5 hrs have gone by and the copy window has showed 1 hr left for 3 hrs. The cancel button won't work task manager when used will crash the system. You can force a shut down but then you have to reactivate norton with your purchase code. A search of the internet for me was no help at all.

Posted On: 2010-06-12 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

How Do I Open A File As A Zip File?

I work with an application that packages files into "zipped folders" (yeah, just zip files), but uses a different file extension. It works exactly like . Gadget (windows gadgets) and . Themepack (windows themes) files work: you can rename them to .zip and open them with the zip viewer.

I want to skip the step of renaming it each time. I want to just associate the files with the zip viewer. In fact i don't need to associate it, just open-with a single time: i know if i can do it once, it will always be an available option on the right-click context menu of the files.

But i can't find which program is associated with zip files. I tried searching the system-32 folder.


Posted On: 2010-01-09 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Upgrading Ram - Which Type Of Ram I Would Need?

Currently i have a windows vista 32 bit, and am going to go to windows 7 64 bit. I only have 2 gigs of ram right now but i want to upgrade to 4 gigs.

Current specs:
Intel core2 duo t9300 2. 5ghz
2. 00gb ram
Windows vista 32 bit

1- i was wondering how to find out which type of ram i would need. (Btw, this is a laptop)

2- is there anywhere that can give instructions for self installation (i heard it was easy to do myself), or if its even wise to do it myself.

3- would it would benefit me to install the ram before or after i did a clean install for windows 7

Ps- any reliable companies that you would suggest that make ram.


Posted On: 2009-10-27 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

How To Get Programs From Old Windows File Into Win 7 Programs File ?

My new netbook came with win 7 starter. I downloaded win 7 home. Now  how do i get programs from old windows file which came loaded on my new netbook into the win 7 home programs file so they are activated and accessible again?

Posted On: 2010-01-05 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .