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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 ?
  16. mabe burn one of the antivirus rescue disks on someone elses pc and i found this a-squared Emergency USB Stick files Freeware! Contains a-squared Free and a-squared Commandline Scanner files. Unpack the zip to a USB Stick to make an easy to use scanning and removal tool.This file is kept always up to date with the latest program and signature files. For Windows XP, 2003/2008 Server and Vista, limited functionality on x64, 45 MB http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/stick/ http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/download/
  17. the Avira AntiVir Rescue System will burn it for you Just double-click on the rescue system package to burn it to a CD/DVD just make sure you doin't get the iso one http://www.avira.com/en/support/support_downloads.html
  18. i'm not sure this will help but mabe have a look at this at Malwarebytes forum about that Run-time error '372' vbalsgrid6.ocx trying to get malwarebytes to run http://www.malwarebytes.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=7377 also mabe a Anti-Virus Rescue boot CD could help theres a list of them here http://www.calendarofupdates.com/updates/i...showtopic=16224
  19. hello i doin't know if this will help with Vista but i found this after recent .net framwork update from MS .NET Framework Cleanup Tool http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/200.../30/611355.aspx .NET Framework Cleanup Tool User's Guide http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/pages/8904493.aspx .NET Framework setup troubleshooting steps http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/200...07/8108332.aspx .NET Framework Troubleshooting Guide http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/articles/454956.aspx
  20. hello you could give this a try Avira AntiVir Rescue System Avira AntiVir Rescue System is a Linux-based application that allows accessing computers that cannot be booted anymore. Thus it is possible to: repair a damaged system, rescue data, scan the system for virus infections. Just double-click on the rescue system package to burn it to a CD/DVD. You can then use this CD/DVD to boot your computer. The Avira AntiVir Rescue System is updated several times a day so that the most recent security updates are always available. http://www.free-av.com/en/tools/12/av
  21. hello i see it also and at there forum i see that Mbam 1.33 is about ready and mabe it will be fixed and if not i will post there about it and let them know
  22. ok i just got home and looked on my Acer with AMD Athlon 64 processor 3500+ 2.21 GHZ 512 memory win xp pro MCE and i do not see that KB number on this pc in the list i restored this pc on 7/4 and got like 100 updates from microsoft updates before putting sp3 on here on 7/17 with no problems also
  23. yes i see it in add and remove in the control panel it has a date of 6/19/08 this is my dads pc that i just installed sp3 on today
  24. hello well for what it's worth i just installed sp3 on my dads pc a Compaq presario with a AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3500+ 2.20 GHZ 1 GB memory Win xp pro MCE and had no problems so far no patch from HP or nothing just went to Microsoft updates and let it install but i uninstalled Online Armor first and turned on windows firewall so i would not have a problem from OA
  25. hello i do not use win defender but you can try and have a look here How to troubleshoot definition update issues for Windows Defender http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918355
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