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Alex_McIntosh

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So i edited a few things on the registry to help my sisters computer and they were:

menushowdelay - changed from 400 to 0 to make the menu quicker
waittokillapptime - changed from 200 to 1000
hungappptimeout
autoendtask


And then now their MSN isnt working, i have restored it, re-installed it, tried other versions, to no aval...

I really need help, it says on troubleshooting that it cant connect to:

IE offline settings

Wireless

But where i restord the PC it still isnt working adn it has changed the registry back... it cant be that?
So i dont know what to do, the internet still works so it cant be IE problems...

Edited by Alex_McIntosh, 19 February 2008 - 05:45 PM.

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Hello Alex_McIntosh,

Even though IE still works, you may want to try reinstalling it, as some of the settings may have gotten messed up. I'd also make sure that nothing is blocking MSN either.

Regards,

Ax
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Thanks for the help, i did manage to get them all working at one point but now it is saying about the "Key Ports"

Any suggestions on fixing that?
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Maybe the following advice will help you:
http://www.jigsawboy...80048820-error/
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Brilliant mate, thank you.

Ill give them a go :)
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:) Let me know what works.
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I will do mate, Need to find time to go to my sisters house now lol :) Shes begining not to trust me with her computer lol, -.-...


I am very experimental though when it comes to computing so i have said sorry lol :)
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Experimentation is a good way to learn, but probably best performed on your own system. :)
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Haha i know, i lost my boot disk though, she hasnt :)

So why ruin mine when she can restore hers lol... :)
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I know we are going a bit off topic but how did you become a TA Mod?
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They asked me to be. :) Actually, I was recruited from another forum in which I contribute. Help was needed to train members in the Tech Academy and for some reason, I got picked. I thoroughly enjoy helping others learn and contributing here, although being a mod gives you more responsibilities as well. We have got a great moderating and administrative team here and I'm proud to be a part of it, people who care and are willing to give of themselves to help others. The reward is in doing, without expecting anything.
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=] Good speech.

As you can see i am learning about the Malware, and im doing my practice logs...

So... If i wantd to join the Tech Academy i would need to be picked... ?
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Thanks, you are correct, Tech Apprentices are chosen.
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lol, ow :) Is it a long process to learn about these things or was it knowledge you had already?
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I learn something new everyday. I've been working with PCs for about nine years now, so I've got some background knowledge as well.
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