Windows XP


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    When I go to Log Off my computer, I get this message 'Saving Your Settings', and then I get this message 'Log on to Windows' that has my name and asking for a password (which I do not use). How do I get my computer to Log Off?
  • 5. Problem with html showing up in some programs
    I've just finished building a new computer and I'm slowly adding peripherals, software and data as I test its functionality. I can't exactly identify when or why, but in the last day or two I've begun getting html script where I would normally see a window or form or something. For instance, when I go to register my copy of Quicken for the new machine, I get html instead of what I'd expect to see. And I'm also getting it at the eula confirmation page for an online game ... I get a bunch of script in a window with the accept/deny buttons below it. I've checked to make sure that Java is installed, enabled pretty much every activex permission I can find, even dropped the firewall, and still, the error persists. I'm stumped. Can anyone offer suggestions for solutions?


Postby VHJveQ » Wed, 25 May 2005 11:17:01 GMT

I have a new  SONY VGC-RB34G computer and I have somehow lost my cdrom 
function,would someone please help me recover it ?

Re: cdrom

Postby River_Rat » Wed, 25 May 2005 11:34:15 GMT

Is it in the Device Manager?
If so remove it and then restart and let XP reinstall it from the driver 

If not check and make sure it is plugged in good.

Good Day
River Rat

I have a new  SONY VGC-RB34G computer and I have somehow lost my cdrom
function,would someone please help me recover it ? 

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