windows 7 fixes
So, I installed iTunes on Windows 7 today, but it won’t open, no matter what I do. Even in compatibility mode it won’t open at all. Do you have problems running iTunes on Windows 7 as well? Let’s find out where the problem is.
A Winsock fix for Windows 7 is greatly needed to reset and repair your winsock catalog in Windows 7. Many people regularly have problems with their winsock and TCP/IP connections, because they can get corrupted so easily.
Is your mouse not working after hibernation? Hibernation was made for laptops and not desktops and therefore it doesn’t work flawlessly and many people disable hibernation. On Windows 7 it is disabled by default. Anyway, if you want to enable hibernation and need a fix, here’s the solution that will make your mouse work after hibernation. Inside: Grab our .reg file to enable “DisableSelectiveSuspend” and fix it!
Many XP, Vista and Windows 7 users reported a Black Screen of Death (BSOD) after installing the latest Microsoft updates. Prevx, a provider of antimalware, has released a fix for this BSOD.
If you are using a SD card reader and Windows 7, you might damage your SD cards. Microsoft released a hotfix that you should download if you are using SD cards regularly.
If you are downloading stuff from rapidshare from time to time, you might be aware of a tool called JDownloader. JDownloader simplies downloading files with many parts. The concept is pretty straight-forward, you copy the URL’s into JDownloader and it will automatically download your files.
This is a description how to fix the AVG (a very common security tool) resident shield when it’s disabled, inactive or not loaded.
Are you playing any games on Windows 7? If so, you probably also installed Xfire onf Windows 7. Xfire is a tool that tracks your ingame time and is basically *the* community tool of the gaming scene. Unfortunately, Xfire is in some cases not working properly on Windows 7.
Many games of NCSoft currently do not work on Windows 7, in particular the MMO Lineage 2. I think they updated the GameGuard for Aion and possibly for Guild Wars, but not for L2 or Rappelz.Rappelz is not a NCSoft game by the way, it’s more like a free copy of Lineage 2. Here’s the solution: 1. Download the updated GameGuard from Aion here. GameGuard Windows 7 fix 2. Duplicate the l2.bin (inside the system folder) and rename it to l2.exe. 3. Next, replace the GameGuard files that are officially signed by NCSoft.
As I reported yesterday, Mozilla released the latest Firefox 3.5. Which is even faster now. Read more about it here.
.. on your PC? Well, you have probably turned off (like every smart user) the UAC completely. There is a bug (could be fixed in RC1) that your sidebar stops working as soon as you do that. In order to fix the sidebar you will have to do this…
According to PCWorld.com Microsoft received about 500,000 comments from Windows 7 beta-testers. That feedback helped to fix about 2,000 bugs. One of those changes in the RC that might be of interest for you. 19. Custom theme improvements
We’ve always known customers love personalizing their Windows experience. At the center of this expression of individuality are ingredients such as the desktop background, glass color, sounds and screensavers. In Windows 7 we’ve introduced themes that make it easy to enable a whole package of default combinations or for customers to save their own creations. However, during Beta we heard feedback along the lines of “I just changed my background or color and I see the change, but I thought it was saved when it really wasn’t”. We added text under each theme to not only aid in identification, but also to provide feedback on the state of a theme. The new “Unsaved Theme” text also ties better to the nearby “Save theme” command. These tweaks should make personalization a more predictable and enjoyable experience.Want to check out the complete list: Click here.
Ok, you have problems to activate Windows 7, right? Either you are getting the error codeEE2 or the system can’t find your slui.exe (the exe that is required to activate win7). I have a solution!
Should you receive the following message, then you have to download another hotfix.
The attempt to join this computer to the <domain_name>.com domain failed. The parameter is incorrect.