Some great troubleshooting tips on very common errors in windows-by Vishal Gupta

Mon, Nov 12, 2007

Computers & gadgets, Software, Tips, Windows

This is an excellent effort by “Vishal Gupta”.All credit to him for writing this.

The list of all problems covered in this thread:

1. Task Manager/Registry Editor/Tools -> Folder Options disabled.
2. Search window opens while double-clicking on drives.
3. “Cannot find copy.exe” Error while double-clicking on drives.
4. Folder opens in a new window?
5. A sub-folder with the same name is created under parent folder.
6. My Documents/My Computer opens automatically at windows startup.
7. “NTLDR missing” Error at system startup.
8. “Hal.dll is corrupt or missing” Error at system startup.
9. “Windows\System32\config\system file missing or corrupt” Error at system startup.
10. Not able to boot into Windows 2000/XP/2003 after installing Windows 98.
11. Windows XP Boot loader related problems, like adding/removing entries.
12. ScanDisk starts running at windows startup.
13. “CMOS checksum error. Defaults loaded.” Error at system startup.
14. How to reset system BIOS password?
15. “Stand By” option is greyed out in shutdown dialog box and I can’t use it.
16. Windows Login Screen has changed to “Classic Logon Box\” automatically.
17. A strange process “ctfmon.exe” running in background.
18. How to recover lost Firefox bookmarks?
19. How to reset the corrupted windows icons?
20. How to make Desktop icons text background transparent?
21. How to get Windows XP Common tasks (Left-side pane in explorer) back?
22. “Copy To””Move To” dialog box opens automatically while right-clicking on Start -> Open.
23. Can’t set “Show Hidden files & folders” option in “Tools -> Folder Options”.
24. Accidentally deleted “mspaint.exe””notepad.exe”etc. file, how to get it back?
25. Taskbar is showing only icons in opened application buttons not showing text.
26., and Firefox is blocked in the system.
27. I have forgotten my Windows Administrator password. How can I reset recover it?

Visit following links for solutions:

Frequently Asked Problems with Solutions Part -1:1-10
Frequently Asked Problems with Solutions Part -2:11-20
Frequently Asked Problems with Solutions Part -3:21-27

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