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I have a 64-bit OS and running Vista. I only have 4 GB RAM can i add 4GB RAM?

i am looking to upgrade my desktop to be compatible with my schools software i need to work with. My Gateway is copyrighted in 2007 it runs Windows Vista and is a 64-bit OS. I have AMD ...
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1answer
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Running an application with error “The 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' provider is not registered on the local machine”

I've checked through various pages of Google and have found no solution as it pertains to my system. This is a 64 bit system and from what I read there is no Jet OLEDB 4.0 for 64 bit systems and if I ...
0
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1answer
221 views

Will a Dell/HP/Acer Install disk work on a Packard Bell Laptop

I would like to get Windows Vista Cheap, I found a site online saying it might be a Dell disk or Acer or HP, I want to know, will this work on my 64 bit laptop ,that is made by Packard Bell, will work ...
2
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3answers
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Program broke my windows. Everything randomly minimizes even after multiple restarts

I just installed LoL (league of legends) on my computer. The problem is that almost every time after I play the game, it minimizes all my windows which is really annoying. What is worse however is ...
0
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1answer
168 views

laptop headphone jack problems

A while back my headphones mysteriously started making static noise and one of them stopped working completely. At first I thought it was headphones so I bought new ones. Alas that did not solve the ...
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Graphic corruption followed by message: “Too many 16-bit programs are running”

For reference here are my system specs: Cooler Master Sniper Scout tower Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q6600 Intel G33 Motherboard 6GB DDR2 RAM Radeon HD 4870 GPU 1TB SATA Drive 7200 RPM OCZ ...
0
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1answer
256 views

DVD burner is recognized by Windows, but not by software

OS: Windows Vista x64 DVD-RW: Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-219L ATA Device I can burn DVD images by Windows Explorer, but both SCDWriter and CDBurnerXP doesn't show the device as possible burner. I've ...
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105 views

Is iTunes freezing related to 32 or 64 bit version problem?

iTunes is nearly unusable for me, and freezes so many times it seems to be standard behavior. When I opened taskmgr this time I notice there are these running 64 bit iTunes is installed, but I do ...
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How can I make my Virtualbox Vista see my USB device (iPad)?

I have the latest VirtualBox. I have filters for the iPad. But it does not show up in my virtual Windows vista My Computer screen or virtual iTunes. When I try to right click the little USB icon and ...
1
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0answers
698 views

Catalyst Control Center host application has stopped working…

I just had to use system restore because of a nasty virus. Now I have everything running nicely again except that I keep getting a message saying that (read topic) I can't even open the control ...
2
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1answer
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Installer is asking about x86 and x64 - what are they?

I'm running Windows Vista 32-bit with 2 GB RAM. I want to install Windows 7. The install is asking what architecture, X86 or X64. I was thinking it would be asking 32-bit? What's going on?
3
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2answers
573 views

Google Chrome Fails on Auto-Start (boot up)

Google Chrome works fine on my machine. The problem described below happens only under the circumstances described - i.e. during auto-start when I start my machine (and other software is still ...
3
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1answer
331 views

How to stop processes from going into the page file

I have a server, and windows vista, 64-bit, 4gb ram. Sometimes the server randomly drops into the page file, and disconnects everyone who was online. Only after I click the cmd.exe window does it ...
0
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2answers
228 views

Windows Vista: Change settings from safe mode to normal mode [closed]

windows vista how to change from safe mode?
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1answer
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Error 800A01AD in VBScript on Windows Vista 64bit when create ActiveX object

I write script in VBScript for converting images. It use ImageMagic ActiveX. I write this script in Windows XP, it's run normaly, the same with Windows Vista 32bit, but in 64bit I have 800A01AD error ...
0
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1answer
89 views

Is MUI 32 bit compatible with 64 bit?

I need to install Russian language user interface in 64 bit Windows Vista system. Can I use 32 bit MUI software here?
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2answers
187 views

Audio driver Works in Win7 64-bits but doesn't work in Win XP 64

My computer can play audio files in Windows Xp 32-bits, Windows Vista 32-bits, Windows Seven 64-bits but cannot do that in Windows Xp 64-bits. I've tried a lot of drivers. Hardware: Realtek ALC662 @ ...
9
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4answers
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Is x86 32 bit or 64 bit?

I have a copy of Windows in MSDNAA and it says Windows Vista x86. Is this Windows Vista 32 bit, or 64 bit?
2
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7answers
16k views

Why is moving files from one harddrive to another so slow?

I use Windows Vista 64-bit and I have 6GB of RAM. Today I installed a new harddrive, and started with moving 465GB of data from my old harddrive to the new one. This process is very slow, the speed is ...
1
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2answers
59 views

Is the Unsigned Drivers Issue in Vista 64 Bit Serious?

I'm going to install Vista Business 64 Bit on a system I will be building. I read a Wikipedia article cocerning the faults of Vista, and while things like UAC is completely acceptable, the driver ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Cannot Acess Folder on Externally Mounted HD

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit, and I've mounted my previous computer's Vista 32-bit hard drive through an external enclosure so that I can access my files on my new computer. I can access every part of ...
2
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1answer
224 views

I am receiving an IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD

I've been trying to fix this myself, but I would like to yield some results and this blue screen doesn't come up unless I'm playing a game and right now I'm exhausted... I updated my Nvidia 880GTS ...
0
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1answer
213 views

raid 0 failure, drives look fine

after a lovely blue screen of death my Windows Vista 64-bit machine decided to reconfigure one of my drives to no longer be part of my raid volume. So now my raid fails as it only has one member disk. ...
0
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2answers
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vista winsxs folder eats disk space [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does the /winsxs folder grow so large, and can it be made smaller? My machine has been running Vista Ultimate 64-Bit for about two years now. ServicePacks SP1 and ...
0
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1answer
975 views

Side-By-Side Configuration Error VC90.CRT

I keep receiving the following error when trying to run MikTeX 2.8 or Visual Studio 2008 on 64-Bit Windows Vista. It's particularly odd because both programs were working problem free until a few days ...
2
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1answer
924 views

Windows Vista stuck on crcdisk.sys

I'm here with some Vista-trouble. After a cigarette-break I returned to my desk to find my PC with a black screen, and after failing to wake it up did a forced restart. I haven't been installing any ...
2
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1answer
333 views

Windows Vista x64 freezes randomly

my computer (a Dell XPS M1330 - Vista x64) hangs randomly. When it happens I can't run the task manager (or another app), nor the Start menu, and when i try to close an application the title bar shows ...
6
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2answers
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How to insert registry entries from a .reg file into 32-bit registry, on 64-bit Windows

In 64-bit windows (Vista/7), there's HKLM/Software/Wow6432Node where all the 32-bit registry stuff is. If I have a .reg file with some keys in it, how can I tell regedit to import it into the 32-bit ...
3
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1answer
260 views

Installing Turbo C++ on Windows Vista

I installed Vista 64 bit on my laptop. I wanted to install Turbo C++ as well. How do I install it? It gave me a graphics error. How do I solve this problem?
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1answer
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WinDbg Problem with ntoskrnl

I've got a similar problem to "BSOD - Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe", in that I can't seem to get the correct symbols to read ntoskrnl. I've followed the advice given by BK1E, but still ...
1
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3answers
3k views

Computer cannot get DHCP address and if assigned valid static IP it still can't use network

The computer (HP laptop, Vista 64bit Home Premium SP1) had/has viruses. To remove viruses, I took out drive and hooked up to another computer and used 2 different scanners to remove viruses. I then ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Internet Explorer 8 takes forever (>1H) to install. What's up?

I just connected my brand new Vista 64 bits machine to the Internet and downloaded Windows updates to install. Downloading went fine, but installation seems to be stuck at the first item, "Internet ...
2
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1answer
501 views

taskmgr.exe - Wrong Volume

The other day my girlfriend used my computer to use one of those additional resource CD's that come with text books. This particular CD worked by acting like what seemed like a web server that hosted ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Error when trying to add Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation in Windows Vista

I'm trying to add Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation (and Non-HTTP Activation) to my Windows Vista Ultimate x64, but it doesn't work. I go to the Control Panel Select the Turn Windows ...
1
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0answers
858 views

Toshiba Satellite Laptop Realtek Network Driver Error code (10)?

hello all i have a Toshiba 64 bit windows vista, i tried looking for the drivers from the main website but no luck all the ones i got did not work or did not do anything. would someone know where i ...
1
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2answers
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DNS servers cached and won't go away

I'm having an odd problem that probably has a simple solution that I'm missing. I switched our wireless router to different DNS servers (google's public DNS in lieu of our ISPs). In the router ...
2
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2answers
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Why does explorer.exe use so much CPU?

The explorer.exe process on my Vista x64 has started using a lot of CPU recently. Restarting the process typically solves the problem. Is there a simple way to inspect the process to see where ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Why .reg file import to registry does not work in Vista 64-bit Operating system?

I am trying to add some .reg file info to windows registry using command line utility. regedit /s myregfile.reg I am able to add tree in registry in 32-bit and 64-bit windows XP machine. But when i ...
1
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4answers
341 views

Hardware upgrade: Windows 7 bluescreens, Vista loads

I just did a fairly significant hardware upgrade while keeping my hard disks. The old system was a dell Optiplex 745 with an Intel Core 2 duo, LGA 775. The new system is custom built, Intel i5 750. I ...
2
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2answers
236 views

Vista locks up after ~10h. of activity

I am experiencing a problem: Windows Vista completely freezes/locks up lately... It happened today twice - the mouse and keyboard stopped responding and I had to re-boot. I checked the Application ...
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2answers
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IE7 Standalone to run on x64 Vista?

Hello I just updated my Vista computer to have IE8. Well, now I would like to have the standalone version of IE7 also.(to test for browser compatibility while creating websites) So I downloaded it ...
1
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1answer
2k views

CheckPoint SecuRemote / SecureClient on Vista 64

According to this page, CheckPoint's SecuRemote client is not supported on Vista 64: ...
0
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2answers
380 views

Windows Vista 32-bit to 7 64-bit Memory Upgrade

My primary machine is a laptop running Intel Core 2 Duo with Windows Vista HP 32-bit installed. I have 3GB of RAM onboard, and I want to do a clean re-install to Windows 7 HP 64-bit. My question is, ...
0
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1answer
162 views

How can I determine what is killing my network adapter win7 or vista?

I thought this issue was like another person here, and that downloading the nvidia chipset drivers was the solution. However that is not all that is going on. This machine had Vista 64bit and is now ...
0
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1answer
3k views

How do I stop Jraid.sys driver file from stopping my windows 7 upgrade?

Running the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor indicated there would be no problem with an upgrade from Vista 64 Ultimate Edition. Setup starts just fine, the computer then reboots, and after reboot a ...
0
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4answers
1k views

Dell Inspirion 1525 64bit driver compatibility

Can anyone tell me what the compatibility of drivers on 64bit vista are like on the Dell Inspiron 1525. Mine is just a year old now and I want to upgrade to 64bit vista. I wondered if there's known ...
2
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3answers
405 views

Hard disc permanently accessed, how can I find the process?

My system shows hard disc activity right after booting/logging in and never stops. I was able to countermeasure it already with disabling the Windows Search service, but still it seems the disc is ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Boot Vista x64 with both ICH8 and ICH10 AHCI support

I have a situation where I need to boot Windows Vista 64-bit from both a ICH10 and ICH8 AHCI SATA controller. Currently, it is setup to boot from the ICH10, but when I try booting with the ICH8, I ...
6
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3answers
6k views

Windows Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit upgrade?

I have an old Vista box sitting around, and I'm thinking of upgrading it to Windows 7 64-bit, as it has 4gb of RAM. Well, I know that there's an "in-place" upgrade from Vista, but does it work from ...
2
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2answers
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“EISA Configuration” partition

I have a new Alienware M17x running Vista x64. I just found out that it came with a misterious "EISA Configuration" partition. On Disk Management, my Disk 0 tells me that my HD has about 300 GB. The ...