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How to fix Issues with windows XP

Before running or installing any fix. Create a system restore point..........

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Problem If you

    * Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or program
    * Cannot delete file: Access is denied                               
    * There has been a sharing violation.
    * The source or destination file may be in use.
    * The file is in use by another program or user.
    * Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use. 
Click to Fix

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Article2

Having problem with Flash for internet explorer

    * Reset registry permissions           Secedit      or      SubInACL.exe      &      SubInACL.bat

    * Download and run Flash uninstaller tool           Uninstall Flash

    * Delete Flash related files                                Click to Fix

    *  Delete the folder C:\Windows\System\Macromed

    * Search and delete any swflash.inf files using the windows search

    * Remove the following registry keys

       1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ActiveXCompatibility\{D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000}

       2) HKCR\CLSID\{D27CDB70-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000}

       3) HKCR\TypeLib\{D27CDB6B-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000}

    * Download the standlone Flash                        Click to install

    * Unregister and Reregister the DLLL files

       1) Regsvr32 /u flash.ocx

       2) Regsvr32 flash.ocx

       3) Restart the computer and check if your issue is fixed

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Article3

 The Best the way to install service pack2

       Step1: 
              Turn off the computer and wait for 30 seconds, press the function key F8 to boot in safe mode N/W

       Step2: 
              Login as administrator and download services pack and save c:\SP2

       Step3:
              Double click on the file and start the installation of service pack2

       Step4
              Restart the computer and you would have some settings to turn on automatic updates

              Kindly make sure that the automatic updates are ON.
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Article3-A

If you get an failed error when installing windows XP   

Step1
Follow Step 1 & Step 2, and then try to reset the permission for the user account

follow aritcle 1 the first step to reset the permission for the user account.

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Article3-B

How can I slipstream service packs into the Windows XP   

Step1
Follow Step 1 & Step 2, and then try to reset the permission for the user account

Note: follow aritcle 1 the first step to reset the permission for the user account. Click Here

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Article4

How to check/set your IE settings

To download and run the EventLogScan ActiveX control, your Internet security settings must allow you to download and run signed ActiveX controls, or at least prompt you to do this. WindowSecurity.com has gone to great lengths to ensure that this software is safe.

By default, the Internet security settings in Internet Explorer are set to Medium which allow downloading and running of signed ActiveX controls. However, if you have changed your Internet Explorer settings to high, or disabled prompting of ActiveX downloads, then you have to either set your security back to Medium by clicking on "Default level" or change the custom level to "Download and run signed ActiveX controls".  Fig1

Check if your security settings are set to Medium


Resetting the Internet Security settings to default level

Go to the Security page of the Internet options dialog (as shown in the screen shot above).
Click on the "Default Level" button. You will be able to see that the slider has re-appeared. Ensure that the slider is set on the Medium secure levels or lower.
Click on OK to confirm the new security settings for that zone.
Manually set your Internet Explorer security settings to allow signed ActiveX controls

To manually configure your Internet Explorer security settings to allow you to download and run signed ActiveX controls follow this procedure:

Open the Internet options of your internet explorer browser (Start > Settings > Control Panel > Internet Options)
Click on the Security tab
Click on "Custom level..."
Set the settings as indicated in the screenshot below
Click on OK to temporarily set your custom Internet Explorer security settings.
Click on OK to confirm the new security settings for that zone

WARNING: If you have changed any of your security settings in order to run this test, we recommend that, after running the test, you set them back to the way they were before.

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Article5

Title: Error 1607: Unable to install InstallShield Scripting Runtime

Problem: When installing a program or game which using installer, you may receive the following error

 

1607: Unable to install InstallShield Scripting Runtime

Solution: This error message is an InstallShield error message and refers to a system configuration problem on the local machine. A detailed description of the cause and solutions for correcting this error can be found at the InstallShield website: http://consumer.installshield.com/kb.asp?id=Q108340

1) Open the registry editor by clicking Start, then Run, and typing "regedit"< xml="true" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" prefix="o" namespace="">

2) Expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE key

3) Expand the SOFTWARE key

4) Right click on the InstallShield key and select permissions

5) Add or modify permissions as needed (actual steps may vary depending on the current permissions configuration for this key)

6) The install the latest script for the installshield http://support.installshield.com/kb/files/Q108158/IsScript7.zip

Restart the computer and then reinstall the application you would be able to sucessed

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How to increase the Quick Launch bar icon size?

You can set the Quick Launch bar icon size to either Large or Small. Right-click an empty area on the Task bar and uncheck Lock the Taskbar option. Now, right-click exactly on the Quick Launch drag handle and select View menu. You can choose between the two options namely Large Icons and Small Icons. Once selected the required option, Lock the taskbar again.

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How to Fix Error 1606 While Installing Adobe Acrobat

error 1606

I was struggling with this issue for quite some time and could not seem to resolve it. I was trying to install Adobe Acrobat Version 6 on my laptop and every time I attempted to install it I received the "Error 1606.Could not access network location..." First off I was not installing over the network, so the first thing that came to mind was a faulty disc. I contacted Adobe support and they sent me over to the Microsoft site stating it was an OS problem. After hours of trying the different "fixes" available I was ready to give up when I found a post by a frustrated Acrobat user in the Adobe forums. I tried his recommendation and it worked! I have posted this quick little guide that will help you bypass all of the supposed "fixes" online and lead you to the one that works.

Why this occurs...It turns out that when you uninstall/upgrade Office to a newer edition it keeps registry keys for those uninstalled/previous editions, during installation Adobe Acrobat for whatever reason checks these and somehow it generates this error. When you delete these unused registry keys you will be able to install Acrobat.

If you encounter the above error while installing Adobe Acrobat please follow the instructions directly below.

***Please note that this error can occur with other program installations,
if this is your case scroll to the bottom of the page and try the Microsoft Fix first.***

FIX 1

1. Click Start > Run

2. In the Run Command box type regedit, hit OK

3. Please back up your registry using this guide: How to Backup Your Registry

Once you've backed up your registry continue below...

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Before you proceed with this tutorial, please check which version of Office you have installed.

Office 2007 - Version 12

Office 2003 - Version 11

Office XP - Version 10

Office 2000 - Version 9

Office 97 - Version 8

4. Navigate to the following Key in your registry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE

regedit

Microsoft

regedit

Office (If you get here and you see version 8 or 9 and you don't have any Office products with that version number then proceed to the next step).

regedit

5. Right-click on the Keys (in my case it was 8.0 and 9.0) and click on Delete from the drop down. Confirm the delete.

regedit

6. Close the registry and restart your computer.

7. Install Acrobat.

 

If this didn't work then try the following fixes

Fix 2 - Via Microsoft

Fix 3 - CNET Forums Discussion

Fix 4 - Kelly's Korner

Sources Adobe Forums

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