windows vista

  1. WindowsVistaBuisnessUser

    Corrupted .dll files in WindowsVista & Broken Startup repair

    I was having issues today when I patched Windows Vista's .dll files which included kernel32 d3d12, dwmapi, ole32, shell32, user32, and uxtheme which all are .dlls, but after patching them I booted into Windows Vista and got a BSoD then attempted again with the same BSoD while it saying I have a...
  2. B

    Password lock on Dell inspiron.1525

    Purchased this Dell inspiron 1525 from a good friend but his ex put a password lock on it and I cant get past it can anyone help me I've been at it for 2 days
  3. karebear

    I forgot my password

    I have a HP laptop windows vista. I forgot the can I bypass it. I tried the safemode route, didnt work. If I even did it right. I don't have recovery software. Help! Thanks, Karebear
  4. A

    Helpppp meeeee

    Hello ...i have a dell laptop windows vista .....its been a while since we used it and forgotten the password i bought a windows password reset cd and now need help to make it work
  5. C

    Windows Xp start problem

    Hello I have a problem with my computer. When I start my computer in monitor show balck screen with some letters and seconds when the second end computer didn't start and show again the black screen. Can someones help me?
  6. B

    External hard drive no longer recognized

    A few nights ago I was backing up data from my old Vista laptop onto an external hard drive. I've had this particular setup since '15. The problem started when the laptop's power pack fell from a higher shelf down to a lower shelf on the desk, about 2 feet in distance or less. It's nowhere near...
  7. W

    Solved Trying to Transfer Files from HD, but filenames are too long

    I am in a bit of trouble here. I am trying to transfer important data (up to 170 GB) from my 10 year old Windows Vista PC to a removable hard drive, which I will then use to transfer them to my new laptop. However I overlooked one problem, the file names are too long. After waiting several...
  8. D

    Solved HP Monitor + User Profile Problems

    (Originally from this topic. Oddba11 said I may get a better response on the Vista board. The conversation with Oddba11 might contain some useful information for others. If so, a moderator could replace this with a copy of that topic.) Monitor is HP w1907. Computer is Toshiba Satellite L355D...
  9. D

    HP Monitor + User Profile Problems

    Monitor is HP w1907. Computer is Toshiba Satellite L355D. Operating System is Windows Vista. A while ago, the backlight of my laptop's screen burned out. It is impossible to use unless a bright light is shined directly upon it, and even then it's difficult to read or navigate. I made a...
  10. D

    Solved Slow/Partial (But Inconsistent) Page Loading Problems

    In brief: My browsers, Firefox and Google Chrome, will not load pages, or will not load pages properly. Oddly, this problem does not extend to every website. My browser(s) also have problems loading YouTube videos normally. Specifications: Google Chrome version 49.0.2623.112 m Firefox version...
  11. Ladybarlow

    Solved Stuck in Sleep Mode

    I have windows vista. My computer is a Desktop Dell Inspiron 530 it is stuck in sleep mode. I can't find anyone with any answer that has fixed this issue. The unplugging waiting holding power button all that stuff hasn't worked. I have taken the Ram cards out and tried turning it on, i have...

    Windows Vista Upgrade to which one next?

    Hello! Windows Vista came installed on my Gateway computer. I have Mozilla Firefox and I'm very pleased with it. The information box I received on my computer reads as below in bold print. The suggestion is to upgrade to Windows 10, but the reviews on it are extremely heavy in the negative...
  13. Z

    Flash as HDD

    HI i need a assistance, ok i have a thin client PC with 4 gig memory which is too little to load windows vista, whentrying to install it ,it will not see my flash drive as a harddrive so i cant load it. is there any possible way to make the pc see my 30 gig flash drive as a harddrive so i can...
  14. R

    Can't install new OS after formatting my Satellite M505

    Hey, a while ago I received this laptop with windows vista and it worked perfectly until one day the audio drivers were unrecognized and the problems started, I restored the system and tried to work with it. It seems like the problem was fixed I was able to play music again, but then out of...
  15. TheSwaggiestLoser

    Catz3 on Windows Vista(Gateway): DVD/CD driver won't work

    My crappy Windows Vista isn't the best, but when I put in Catz 3 to play 2 days ago, it wouldn't work because the device/driver malfunctioned or something. Also, catz 3 is incompatible with my Windows 10 laptop. I try to launch the setup in the appropriate compatibility mode, but it still won't...
  16. H

    Computer in 2 Different Languages, How to Correct

    Let me provide a bit of background first. I got a laptop in 2009 (Dell, Windows Vista), and in 2010 I changed the language on it to Spanish to help me become more fluent in it. I don't believe I ever reverted the actual changes on the OS for the language settings, although several Internet sites...
  17. goreless

    Vista Desktop Unable to Boot

    Alright, I have a Vista Home Premium Desktop computer that will not take me past the "Microsoft Corporation" loading screen. Before I had this problem the computer was in sleep mode for 3 or 4 days. I turned on my monitor and attempted to wake the computer from sleep mode. Nothing I did worked...
  18. D

    Windows vista 32bit not installing all the way on Computer!

    I started with a unused hard drive and created a partition and installed windows vista 32bit but the computer won't get passed the final stage in the process , says there were some files that could not be loaded to the computer, so i bought a recovery disk and it said the same thing , any help...
  19. goreless

    Solved Dinosaur Desktop and the Wireless Adapter

    Two days ago I decided to hook up the old desktop pc I used back in middle school to see if it worked. Luckily, it did and from the get-go it connected to the internet fine via a Netgear WNA3100 N300 Wireless Network Adapter, but starting yesterday I began to receive a "Limited Connectivity"...