Here is the contents of unknown.txt:
! REG.EXE VERSION 3.0
<NO NAME> REG_SZ openas
<NO NAME> REG_EXPAND_SZ %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe...
Yes it does. What ever file I wish to open with a different program then associated
(e.g: .wav - associated with Media Player but want to open with SoundForge8)
When I right-click on the file I get the context/popup window, then I left-click on
Open With.. and I get the Error I...
I checked the registry and pasted in the command string you gave above, but it still does not work. Even after reboot.
It does work when pasted into the RUN window and is exciquted.
What else can I do to fix this problem??
When I left-click on a file and select "Open with..." I get the error:
"File does not have program associated with it for performing this function. Create an association in the Folder Options control panel."
I can not select what program to open a file with because of this error.
Does this stuff show up as Windows starts loading or right after you
turn on the system power? Do you get any of the DOS stuff: Memory
test, HD detect, etc.?
That's BAD news. It sounds like the Graphics card is Toast.
Start looking for a new card.
Try Getright (http://www.getright.com/)
It will Pause dl's, resume from any point, retry a less reliable dl site
many times over untill Dl starts. Should work fine with Dialup internet.
There are many more such programs. Google for "Download managers".
Before you format, try defragmenting. But not just once, but
two or even three times over. I have found that doing it only
once does the job only partly.
This could solve your problem, or atleast improve things somewhat.
What's your HDs rpm? (5400 or 7200?)
Here is someone who may be able to help.
A long boot usualy means that your OS is loading up a lot of programs
at the start. P2P programs loadup at boot. You may want to disable that
and start it at a later time.
When your in XP Pro run MSCONFIG and select the "Start Up" tab...
Double-click on the speaker icon in your taskbar and look for the
Microphone slider in the mixer "Volume Control" window. When you
slide up the mic controll you should hear your voice on the speakers.
It may not be very loud, this is to prevent feedback.
If you want to monitor...
There is a very good remote access program called "Remote Administrator".
It has direct desktop access, as well as file transfare and may other things.
Works very efficiently from dialup connections to LAN setups.
They have a free trial version, so you...