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Services Running on Vista Enterprise Edition
What are basic services running on a Vista Enterprise Edition? The table below gives you a list of basic services running on a Windows Vista Enterprise Edition, Service Pack 1, system. If you are running the same edition, you can compare services running your system against this list. This compariso...
2017-03-04, 5240👍, 0💬

Windows Vista Tutorials
Where to find tutorials on using Windows Vista computers? I want to learn how to use Windows Vista more efficiently. Here is a collection of tutorials on using Windows Vista computers by FYIcenter.com team. Introduction of Windows Vista What Is Windows Vista? What Windows Vista Edition Am I Running?...
2017-03-04, 1116👍, 0💬

Introduction of Windows Vista
Where to find introduction information on Windows Vista? I want to get a basic understanding of Windows Vista. Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers as an introduction to Windows Vista compiled by FYIcenter.com team: What Is Windows Vista? What Windows Vista Edition Am I Runnin...
2017-03-04, 1110👍, 0💬

Background Services on Windows Vista
Where to find introduction information about Background Services on Windows Vista? Here is a collection frequently asked questions and answers about Background Services on Windows Vista compiled by FYIcenter.com team: AEADIFilters and AEADISRV.EXE on Windows Vista AeLookupSvc Service on Windows Vist...
2017-03-04, 1104👍, 0💬

AeLookupSvc Service on Windows Vista
What is service "AeLookupSvc" on Windows Vista? "AeLookupSvc" is a system service with the display name: "Application Experience". "AeLookupSvc" processes application compatibility cache requests for applications as they are launched. If disabled, you may not be informed of compatability issues with...
2017-02-09, 138855👍, 4💬

💬 2017-01-19 FYIcenter.com: @Slappy, Thanks for the comment.

💬 2017-01-17 Slappy Slim, USA: . . it is ALSO part of the CEIP (Customer Experience Improvement Program) built directly into ALL new vesions of Windows - this ...

💬 2016-07-24 Alam Deris: very helpful

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wuauserv and wuauserv.dll on Windows Vista
What is service "wuauserv" and library "wuauserv.dll" on Windows Vista? "wuauserv" is a system service with the display name: "Windows Update". "wuauserv.dll" is the library that provides the "wuauserv" service. "wuauserv" is not a system essential service. You can disable it to make your system run...
2016-10-09, 37003👍, 4💬

💬 2016-10-09 welb: yes,i've found WUASERV to be right pain in the rectum for windows 7

💬 2016-08-23 FYIcenter.com: Hi Birgit, there was a mistake. It has been corrected now. The wuauserv service is not a system essential service.

💬 2016-08-19 Birgit: You give contradictory information. Please explain or correct your text! "wuauserv" is not a system essential service. System es...

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Screen saver or background slide show
Is there anyway I get the file location option that is used in windows XP screen saver or slide show back and install it in Win-Vista, Win-7 or Win-10??? I have over 39,000 pictures in my computer and when I see a good picture that screen saver or background slide show is playing and I don't recogni...
2015-09-29, 611👍, 0💬

Bsod dpc watchdog and iastor.sys
I have a ASUS g series and I keep getting Iastor.sys bsod when I log in and if it doesn't I get dpc watchdog randomly We do need the actual DMP file as they contain the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible. We prefer at lea...
2014-06-16, 1421👍, 0💬

new laptop from foreign country
I am looking to buy a new laptop but am traveling full time. As a resident of America I need to know that any laptop I purchase can be set to English on the initial Windows setup. Is this true? I have asked many places and they all have different answers. I just don't want to spend 1000 on a laptop ...
2010-11-26, 4077👍, 0💬

Do the Macintosh and Windows versions of Silverlight have the same features?
Do the Macintosh and Windows versions of Silverlight have the same features? Yes. The Macintosh version of Silverlight 2 has the same feature set found in the Windows version.
2010-03-02, 4134👍, 0💬

What did you announce with the launch of Silverlight 4?
What did you announce with the launch of Silverlight 4? Microsoft Corp. created Silverlight to help companies design, develop and deliver engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framew...
2010-03-02, 4306👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - Allow a program to communicate through Windows Firewall
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - Allow a program to communicate through Windows Firewall By default, most programs are blocked by Windows Firewall, to help make your computer more secure. To work properly, some programs might require you to allow them to communicate through the fire...
2010-02-23, 5352👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - Why do multiple instances of the same program appear on the Exceptions tab?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - Why do multiple instances of the same program appear on the Exceptions tab? If you install, uninstall, or re-install a program when you are connected to different networks, several instances of that program can appear on the Exceptions tab. This is b...
2010-02-23, 4633👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - What else besides a firewall do I need to help protect my computer?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - What else besides a firewall do I need to help protect my computer? You should do three things: Turn on Windows automatic updating and make sure that updates are automatically installed on your computer. Get a good antivirus program and keep it u...
2010-02-16, 4821👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - When I try to restore my Windows Firewall settings to what they were originally, I see a warning message. What do
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - When I try to restore my Windows Firewall settings to what they were originally, I see a warning message. What does this mean? If you have allowed certain programs through the firewall, those settings will be lost for all network locations, not just ...
2010-02-16, 4843👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - If I have a router with a built-in firewall, should I also turn on Windows Firewall?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - If I have a router with a built-in firewall, should I also turn on Windows Firewall? Yes, because router-based firewalls only provide protection from computers on the Internet, not from computers on your home network. For example, if a mobile compute...
2010-02-09, 3968👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - Can I use more than one firewall on my computer?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - Can I use more than one firewall on my computer? Yes, but running more than one firewall program at the same time could cause conflicts. It's best to just use one firewall program.
2010-02-09, 4168👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - What happened to the ICMP and logging settings in Windows Firewall?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - What happened to the ICMP and logging settings in Windows Firewall? You must be logged on as an administrator to perform these steps. To find ICMP and logging settings, open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security. 1. Open Administrative Tools by cli...
2010-02-02, 4229👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - How do I view and edit all firewall properties?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - How do I view and edit all firewall properties? You must be logged on as an administrator to perform these steps. The new Windows Firewall with Advanced Security is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides more advanced options for ...
2010-02-02, 4264👍, 0💬

Firewall FAQ - Why can't I change some Windows Firewall settings?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - Why can't I change some Windows Firewall settings? If your computer is connected to a domain, your system administrator might be controlling those settings through Group Policy.
2010-01-26, 4129👍, 0💬

What are some of the things that a firewall can't prevent?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - What are some of the things that a firewall can't prevent? E-mail viruses E-mail viruses are attached to e-mail messages. A firewall can't determine the contents of e-mail, so it can't protect you from these types of viruses. You should use an anti...
2010-01-26, 4353👍, 0💬

How can I be sure that Windows Firewall is on?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - How can I be sure that Windows Firewall is on? Windows Firewall is on by default in this version of Windows. To make sure it has not been turned off, follow these steps: 1. Open Windows Firewall by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start butto...
2010-01-19, 3859👍, 0💬

What are the recommended settings for Windows Firewall?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - What are the recommended settings for Windows Firewall? We recommend the default firewall settings: The firewall is on. The firewall is on for all network locations (Home or work, Public place, or Domain). The firewall is on for all network co...
2010-01-19, 4184👍, 0💬

What does "allowing a program through the firewall" mean?
Windows Vista - Windows Firewall - Firewall FAQ - What does "allowing a program through the firewall" mean? Allowing a program through the firewall, sometimes called unblocking, is when you create an exception to enable a particular program to send information back and forth through the firewall. Yo...
2010-01-15, 3888👍, 0💬

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