Advertisements:




How To Open Advanced System Settings ?


My question is how do i open the advanced system settings in window 7 home premium 64-bit.

View Full Post With 2 Replies

Related Forum Messages:

Please Follow Index to Quick Jump to the Message.


Mouse Settings Will Not Open

I recently purchased a new laptop - sony vaio - with windows 7. My issue is that my 'mouse' settings will not open up. After i had installed a usb "mircosoft wireless notebook optical mouse 3000" which seems could have caused this, but have uninstalled it and same thing is happening being able to open the mouse settings. Also restarted multiple times.could it also be something messed in the registry. I am able to open everything else with no problem. It also shows that it is thinking (circle thing) when i attempt to open it. No error message or anything pops up.

Posted On: 2009-11-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Where Is Advanced Network Connection Setting?

Where is this in win 7? Advanced network connection setting. Win xp -> network connections (menu) advanced. In win xp to set the order of which adapter has priority, there was the "advanced" setting within the menu bar on network connections. Where is this in win7?

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

Game Chess Titans Advanced Difficulty

Chess titans i am learning how to play chess with chess titans. I keep the game at level 1, however the game gets more advanced on it's own, as i play. It seems to be play the game at a more advanced level than i am prepared to play as i am just learning the game. It has become discouraging as time goes on because i am not prepared for the more advanced level that the chess titans game. I have tried to get the game back to a more equal level to my skill level, with no results. Any ideas as to why my computer chess game is gaining the knowledge to play at a higher level than i set?

Posted On: 2010-07-27 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Oxford Advanced Genie Compatibility Issue

I had successfully installed oxford advanced genie on my windows vista pc but when i bought my new laptop which comes with windows 7 and it seems not to be compatible with windows 7 but it can work fine on vista , i tried the compatibility mode but it didn't work , i think the problem got to do with registry i got this error with registry-booster:

http://img51. Imageshack. Us/img51/6250/captureypi.png

Please help me install this software as i need it very much with my daily work!


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

All Programs I Try To Open Will Open In Word Documents

Somehow i've converted all windows programs into a word documents, ie; when i try and open explorer (or other programs), they all open in word. How do i change the settings back, so they all open as they should.

Posted On: 2010-02-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

System Icons Not Showing In System Tray

The volume, network, power, and action center icons are greyed out and nothing i do using gpedit. Msc or regedit is working to fix this. I've also had problems with setting and configuring my network which was working just fine until recently.

I've followed these two guides and still nothing:

http://www.Mydigitallife. Info/2009/01/01/fix-network-clock-volume-and-power-battery-system-icons-missing-with-disabled-or-grayed-out-check-box-options/

http://social. Answers.microsoft.com/forums/en-us/w7performance/thread/e7f180ef-81e3-40da-8703-64aced7383c7
 
I'm running windows 7 x64 on build 7600.


Posted On: 2010-04-04 . View Related Posts . . View 16 Replies .

Upgrade On System With Raid 1 Drive System

What is the best way to upgrade a critical system with windows vista home premium running with two hd's in raid 1, to windows 7? I would prefer to do an in place upgrade, so that i would not have to reinstall applications or data files. One way that occurred to me, would be to disconnect one the hd's during the upgrade. If everything went well, i could reconnect the other drive (or better yet, a new clean drive), which would then be automatically mirrored by the hd controller. Has anyone successfully done this?

Posted On: 2010-06-02 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

All Program Settings

I have a question about how to organize my "all programs" settings. When i click start then all programs, all my folders are at the bottom and misc. Files are on the top. I would like to put the folders in alphabetical order and have the misc. Files last. It was easy to do on all the other window's programs but i can't seem to find a way with windows 7.

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

Services Settings

I have been trying to maximize the performance of my rig since i only have 4 gigs of ram and my ancient 1 year old mobo can hardly cut it with windows 7 (sarcasm intended). So, i have been fiddling with services but i occasionally mess things up and i end up painstakingly trying to reset those service back to their defaults, one at a time. How hard could it be for the services panel to have a ‘default" or "reset" button? So when people like myself (i’m not very smart) mess up a setting, we can simply click "reset" and the ole’, comfy, default services fix my screwup. Are there other ways to do this other than the aforementioned "by hand" method. Software? Utilities?

Posted On: 2010-02-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Regionalization Settings

It appears that when i change the regionalization settings to prc china, all menus become chinese regardless of how i configure it. In xp, i was able to change this and the menus remained in english. My problem is that with visual basic 6 programs, the text is not unicode. In order to read chinese in my program, i need to maintain english menus but support chinese as big 5, etc and not unicode. This effects microsoft sapi function for foreign languages. Does anyone know how to configure this?

Posted On: 2010-03-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Printer Settings Could Not Be Saved

Trying to share my new printer ( canon pixma 4700 ) on my windows 7 network. Previous printer ( canon pixma 4000 ) worked fine. New printer works fine but when i try to share this printer i get the error ( 000006d9).

Posted On: 2010-05-18 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Keyboard Character Settings

I just today picked up a new acer laptop with lots of bells and whistles, including a pre-loaded copy of windows 7 home premium. I asked for professional but i digress. My question is this:

The character settings for my keyboard appear to be stuck on french candian and none of the keys are working as i need them to. (At least that seems to be the problem as far as what i could find in windows help states. ) For example, to capitalize a word i have to turn on the caps lock button just for the first letter. If i want to use the @ symbol, as you would commonly need to for things like typing in your email address - i have to first go into to the character map, select the right symbol and copy it, then paste it into whatever i am working on. Shift 2 brings up this - " (a quote symbol) - instead of the @ symbol.

I have gone into the language bar, selected the us standard option - and have pressed apply, then ok, then checked to see if it works. The file path is showing that it has been changed to us standard, but it is still typing everything in a canadian french keyboard layout! I have repeated this function several times, and tried every way i could think of to find an answer in the windows help menu.

I am way behind in technology so if anyone can help, can you please do so in really simple clear terms? (Even that question mark had to be copied and pasted. In fact i've had to open up the wordpad to write this, then copy and paste the whole thing here in my plea for help!) Again, if you can help please use very simple steps that even an inept user like me can figure out.


Posted On: 2010-02-04 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Separate Settings For Two Monitors

I have a laptop computer with its built-in lcd display. I have added an external monitor, also an lcd unit, through the vga port on the laptop. In windows 7, with the screen resolution -> multiple displays set to "duplicate these displays" ((i.e. , The same thing shows on both the internal and external displays), is it possible to have each monitor set up separately in terms of the display model, resolution, etc. ? 

If not, only one monitor can be optimized at a time, either the laptop lcd or the external monitor. I realize that i can adjust these settings for each monitor as long as the multiple displays setting is "extend these displays. " When i have this field set to "duplicate these displays, " the display value is locked on "1/2. Multiple monitors, " with no way to adjust the two displays individually.


Posted On: 2010-06-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Excessive Security Settings

After installing windows 7 home premium, it has apparently decided that i am no longer the administrator of my machine. I cannot access links in office, nor can i make changes to certain documents in word - they are apparently all read-only. I continually get the default message (something to the effect of) "this operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator", whether it's attempting to utilize links in message in outlook, or whether trying to change or save documents in word.

Also, i no longer have access to certain folders on my hard drive. There have been other issues, but i have slowly been able to resolve some of them. I have already tried multiple attempts with the standard microsoft help desk, but they have been no help, and have since refused to answer any of my subsequent questions, and it has now been more than two months since the last time they responded to me.


Posted On: 2010-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Cannot Change Backup Settings

I set up windows backup to my drive h: passport, but passport wasn't big enough. I want to backup to "networkmybookworld1public". Now when i try to change the backup settings, i only see h: passport or the dvd drive as options, with the message "windows can't find the disk or network location where backup is being saved". I can't browse to or add networkmybookworld1public. It won't let me change or delete any backup settings, or add or point to "networkmybookworld1public.

It also won't let me 'setup backup' i guess since it was already set up once. How do i delete the original setup so that i can re-setup backup? How do i select or point to networkmybookworld1public? When i go to computer, i see network with mybookworld1 under it.


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

Settings.ini Is Being Used By Another Process

My gadgets aren't working, neither is firefox. I have a problem with my sidebar, as-well, as a lot of others have on this forum and a lot of others. Every time i start up my computer this message is shown. I tried a clean boot and that took care of the error message, but when i tried running the sidebar it popped up. Besides that my firefox, keeps claiming that another firefox is already running which, from my point of view, doesn't make any sense.

This seems to have started after i tried connecting windows media center to my xbox 360 and there was an error. In searching the internet, i have found that quite a few people have posted this kind of problem, several after a snafu in setting up their xbox 360 for media center, but there seem to be no answers to be found.


Posted On: 2010-01-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Proxy Settings In Ie8

I have both firefox and ie8 and my proxy settings work on firefox but in ie8 i am not able to connect. I go to tools->options->connections->lan settings->here automatically detect settings is already selected and i also select use proxy server and i give the address and port and in advanced i select for all.

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 .

Changing Bios Settings

I have a custom built computer that has been running the windows 7 release candidate. I've been trying to install the full version but have not successfully been able to boot from the cd/dvd drive. There are two options to prompt the screen before windows starts either press delete for bios settings or f12 for boot menu. First off, i'm not sure which one i'm supposed to so i tried both. When i went to the boot menu the screen was frozen and i could not select the boot first device. What am i doing wrong? 

Posted On: 2010-03-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Picture Import Settings

I want to change the import settings for my canon camera when importing photos using windows 7. I had already managed to do this once but want to adjust the settings again. However, when i connect my camera to my pc, it automatically starts importing photos based on current settings with no option to change.

The above is from another thread regarding the same problem i have. The dialog box with "import settings" flashes, then goes away before you can make changes. The person above was given a link to a boilerplate answer that doesn't address the problem.


Posted On: 2010-01-25 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Touchpad Settings Problem

I recently bought my hp pavilion dm3-1030us and installed win7 professional. When i started, i could access my touch pad settings via the control panel (under devices and sound) by clicking on "mouse". In order to have a real mouse as well as a touch pad, i plugged in a usb mouse, which installed itself (as would be expected). However, the problem is that now the only mouse settings i can find are the ones for the installed usb mouse. I really want to change the settings on my touch pad so that it's less jumpy and doesn't "tap-click" while i'm typing.

Posted On: 2010-01-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Power Settings Reset

Although i have setup my laptop not to enter sleep mode when i close the lid and this has worked several times, after installing updates this setting does not work anymore. The settings themselves did not change, just the behavior. I tried to change them back to default and then change them back to how i want (i.e. Not to enter sleep mode when the lid is closed), but the laptop still goes into sleep mode when the lid is closed.

Any ideas where i can begin troubleshooting?


Posted On: 2010-01-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

How To Keep Preferred Monitor And Resolution Settings ?

Windows 7 displays 2 different settings for monitor 1's display and screen resolutions - #1. Device on vga res 1600 x 1200, #2. Device samsung res 1980 x 1020 (preferred) how can i keep the (preferred) samsung monitor and resolution settings? I have tried to make changes in control panel and device manager but does not stay.

Posted On: 2009-10-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

How Do I Transfer My Settings From Vista To Win7 ?

I am running vista 64 home premium and just bought win 7 home premium. I will do a clean install and will manually reinstall all programs and will copy all files from my backup. Exactly how do i transfer my settings from vista to w7?. I plan to use easy transfer to an external hd before doing the clean (custom) install.

Posted On: 2009-12-12 . 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 .

Unable To Apply Settings On Folders

In windows explorer my vista settings for general items have been applied at the drive level but not on any folders or sub-folders and i seem to be unable to apply my settings. I have upgraded from vista home basic to v7 home premium successfully. In windows explorer my previous settings for general items have been applied at the drive level but not on any folders or sub-folders. Try as i might to get the "also apply this template to all subfolders" checkbox to work nothing gets changed.

In windows explorer i select a drive from the left pane. The display is as i want it. I then right click and select properties followed by the customize tab. I set the drop down list to general items and check the "also apply this template to all subfolders" checkbox followed by ok. The drive display when next selected from the left hand pane remains correct but all the subdirectories keep what i presume is the v7 default.

I presume that i need to redefine the "general items" data somewhere but where? Also, once this problem is solved, i want to apply the same settings to other drives/volumes on removable devices. Is there a way to achieve this by copying?


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

Change Adapter Settings Blank

I'm using a copy of windows 7 that i upgraded from a vista pc, the problem is that every time i go into network and sharing center, and then click on change adapter settings the options are completely blank. There's nothing to click on in the windows, no icons no text, nothing. Normally this wouldn't be a problem for me, a short reinstall of my network drivers got my internet up and working again fine, but i use a program called hamachi that was destroyed in the upgrade.

To fix it, i need to get into this menu, as i said my normal internet works perfectly it's only this small glitch that's giving me problems. I've researched people having similar issues with this program that are only solved through a clean install of windows, which i'd like to avoid if at all possible. I'm almost certain it's a problem with the registry, any help would be appreciated.


Posted On: 2010-05-16 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Display Settings Lost After Reboot

I run multiple displays on my ati radeon hd4600 graphics card, but am forced to reconfigure it each time after rebooting. This is to say that rebooting resets me to a single display. I verified through device manager that i have the latest driver available. I also downloaded and installed the latest drivers from the amd/ati site; this did not fix the problem.

I verified that the problem is not specific to my account, as the same thing happens with a test account i created. I ran msconfig and tried "diagnostic startup" (no startup items or system service) and this did not fix the problem.


Posted On: 2010-01-16 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Add Email To Default Settings

I have a new computer with windows 7. I've installed and have been using "live" as my email account without any major issues. However i do not have any email showing as my default because i do not show mail at all in my default settings. I understand how to get to the default settings, i know how to change existing default settings, what i can't figure out is how to add mail to the default settings to then make my "live" email my default. Anyone?

Posted On: 2010-06-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Restoring Factory Default Settings

I am a novice to intermediate pc user. Here is my problem. I have a netbook running windows 7 starter edition. When i got it, i was probably prompted to allocate memory on the second drive for backup space. I didn't know the ramifications and set half the memory which was a mistake. How do i either change the ratio of allotted space or how can i simply restore the computer to factory default settings so i am prompted to start over and reallocate space. I don't mind wiping the device of all in pictures, music, settings, etc. Just want to go back to factory default settings.

Posted On: 2010-06-07 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .