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Control Panel – Windows Feature List (Turn Win Features On/Off) does not load. Vista 32 bit

My Windows Feature List under the Control Panel for Turning Windows Features on and off does not fill with a list of features. I just get a message: "Please wait." I have tried a couple of solutions ...
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537 views

How do I Display Message on Vista when Battery is Low?

I use Vista, on a laptop, but when the battery is low or critical it doesn't display a message or a sound, it just craps out. I read somewhere that the whole not-sound-playing is by design!?!? ...
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157 views

Can not access control panel

I can not access Contol panel in my windows vista machine. As soon as i click the "conrol panel" item in start items, it shows up a window and then its closed automatically ( same happens if i use ...
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Where does Vista/Windows 7 store Wireless Connection Information?

I am attempting to clean out my dad's laptop, which is running Windows Vista. Somehow, he has managed to accrue 1,400 wireless networks in the "Manage Wireless Networks" control panel. Is there any ...
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332 views

Setting system fonts for specific languages

Vista allows you to set the default UI font for most European languages by going into the Control Panel > Personalization > Window Appearance > Classic Appearance Properties > Advanced. (The default ...
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928 views

vista “network and sharing center” “the parameter is incorrect”

On Vista Home Premium SP1, when I try: Start Control Panel network and sharing center File Sharing Turn On File Sharing Apply I get a very windows 95-esque dialog that says "The parameter is ...
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Why do I only have a single view in NVIDIA Control Panel?

I have recently bought an alienware M17x Vista 64 bit DDR3 8 GB Video Card = 2 x 280M Geforce total 2GB Memory My NVIDIA control panel version is Geforce 280M version 179.85 Can someone help me know ...
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886 views

Whats up with my Vista Control Panel?

A strange thing has been happening recently: Whenever I open Control Panel from the start menu after a computer restart, explorer.exe hangs. But thereafter (after the first crash), I restart ...
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How can I remove certain icons that I don't use in the Control panel from view?

How can I remove certain icons that I don't use in the Control panel from view? My control panel is fairly cluttered up and I would like to fix this.
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Mouse wheel scroll setting spontaneously changes

On my ThinkPad R500 running Windows Vista 64-bit, in the Mouse control panel, I have Vertical Scrolling set to scroll 3 lines per notch, which is the default. At random times, it gets changed to 1 ...