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  1. if you upgrade to Win 10 from a OEM Win 8 Computer be aware if you have a OEM Windows 8 computer (Hewlett-Packard,Acer,Toshiba ect.) and installed Windows 8.1 it adds a extra 350mb recovery partition now if you had to restore back to Windows 8 from the OEM recovery Partition the extra 350mb recovery gets left on the hard drive now from a fresh install back to Windows 8 from the OEM recovery partition you upgrade to Windows 8.1 it adds another 350mb recovery partition so now there is 2 350mb recovery partition and if you keep going back to Windows 8 from the OEM recovery partition and upgra
  2. hello i'v been watching this games also but it just came out of beta so there could still be bugs in it if you look at there forums you can see others having trouble also http://forums.archeagegame.com/forum.php http://forums.archeagegame.com/showthread.php?49676-Unable-to-run-on-nvidia-even-after-forcing http://forums.archeagegame.com/showthread.php?22372-Okay....can-anyone-play-with-a-GeForce-560-TI but terry1966 and caintry_boy have good advice about malware and heat but i just wanted throw this out there about the game being so new ArcheAge Launch Date 9/16 http://www.archeagegame.c
  3. i understand Joe C i got lucky and got a new pc with Win 8 this year now on Win 8.1 but some can't upgrade because of the cost i was there also but got lucky with money i use Win Xp or Win 7 (30 day trial) on Virtualbox to test software to see if i like them VB is a great tool to learn on (dual boot,Linux and such) i just ran into Win Xp not getting updates and found a fix that worked for me after last months patch tuseday and thought it could help i just wonder how meany others it is affecting and thay do not know about it if thay use auto updates from Microsoft thay might
  4. well i had trouble updating my Win xp sp3 VM on virtualbox and thought it was trouble with Microsoft it would not start the updates just set there i even tryed Microsoft update through IE8 and it would hang and not get the updates then i found this Microsoft Update may be broken for XP - Fix by mikiem2 Problem: Auto update or visiting the MS update site, searching for updates maxes svchost at 100% CPU with no search results [seems stuck in a loop]. Why: Seems ie8 needs updated for MS update to work, but the ie8 updates are included in the updates you can't find because update won'
  5. ok it's just to much to do just to test install a program and what happens if the program needs to restart to complete installing? i can do the same with Sandboxie and i use Light virtualization software called Shadow Defender (not free) to do the samething but it deletes everything on restart also there is Toolwiz Timefreeze and is free but not as strong as SD theres rollback software that works for installing software that needs a restart then you can rollback and it's gone but none free that i know of so i use Virtualbox and a VM of Win XP or Win 7 to test things then i c
  6. hello the only test i found with PCmatic is from Virus Bulletin Oct 2012- April 2013 http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/latest_comparative/index James edit for wrong link
  7. i would not uninstall Internet explorer as i think it is part of the operating system what i can read about Eset Nod 32 it can be a pain to uninstall and if you had Avast running at the sametime that did not help also Spybot's teatimer can interfere when installing or uninstalling software so you should desable it while you are fixing things from looking at the Eset web site you might have to reinstall Nod32 to get it to uninstall properly and having Avast running at the sametime your trying to do this might mess things up while removing it so it might be wise to uninstall Avast to
  8. hello did you turn off Spybot's tea-timer to see if it conflict's with Avast ? and also tea-timer should not be on when installing Avast or any security software since you had AVG you could try running there uninstall tool to clean up left over things AVG leaves behind because thay can conflict with the Avast install also if there was other antivirus programs on the pc try using there uninstall tools as something left behind can conflict with other antivirus software "AVG Remover eliminates all the parts of your AVG installation from your computer, including registry items, inst
  9. hello the only thing i can get out of that is the "Loading Java Applet Failed" the rest i don't understand and the Loading Java Applet Failed leads to the firewall blocking java be it a software firewall or hardware firewall or something to do with a Virtual private network or IPv6 for the software firewall try turning off zonealarm and use the windows 7 firewall and see if it works for the hardware firewall that would be a router or some modems that have a firewall built in them so it could be a setting in one or both if you have a router you could try to go straght to the
  10. hello if you restored your pc back to factory original settings and the java that came with the pc worked then something is stopping the install of a new version of java like your antivirus,your firewall.your antispyware programs you say you use Spybot search & destroy if you are using the tea timer with spybot it could be that try turning it off when you install java also when right clicking the installer and running it as administrator it's just the installer that runs as administrator not the java program after install some programs need to install with admin
  11. hello so this is a vista 64 or win 7 64 bit computer ? you have not said yet when you install java are you trying to run the offline download or online install ? are you the administrator ? if you are the administrator did you try to download the offline download to your desktop and then right click the download of it and choose run as administrator? at the java console when it asked to clear copy close pick copy then open notepad and right click in it and choose paste it should copy it there now you can copy and paste it in a reply here also when you uninst
  12. hello i went to pogo and thay offerd me to update java also and i already have java 7 update 5 so i tryed to play a game and it would not play and thay offerd to install java for me also but then i rembered i had unchecked the java quick start in the java control panel under advanced then miscellaneous so i rechecked the java quick start and the game started and i could play i don't know why thay can't see that i have java i tryed to find info on that error (test java2_1test vmapplet.class Class not found exception)and it leads to a lot of differnt things but some went to java version
  13. hello have you tryed Javara to remove old versions of java http://sourceforge.net/projects/javara/ Download JavaRa to your desktop and unzip it to its own folder Run JavaRa.exe (if a Vista user Right click on JavaRa.exe, click Run As Administrator) i'm not sure it runs on win 7 Then click Remove Older Versions and follow the prompts Then, go here: http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp Download the offline version and try to install it again javara do's not install so to remove just delete the folder also i would guess running AV and Antimalware scans to be sure no viru
  14. i think it also started around when Windows Update Agent Version 7.6.7600.256 came out last month or so i made a VM of windows xp sp2 on Virtualbox a few months ago and had no trouble then getting to windows update but now i have to install sp3 first
  15. hello i just went through this a few times reinstalling windows xp sp2 on a few pc's what i did is download win xp sp3 and install it and it let me get to microsoft update after getting the active x and wga edit for broken link ?
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