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M2 SSD on S1150 System

Question: M2 SSD on S1150 System

Hi,

I've got a S1150 system, which - as we all know - has a very limited amount of PCI-Express lanes. I recently invested in a couple NZXT S340 cases, and I find them extremely cramped for cable management. I'm considering dumping my dual SATA3 SSD raids in these computers in favor of M2 SSD's to eliminate some of the cable mess, but I'm wondering how this will affect my graphics card performance, as I believe this would cut my graphics card's PCI-Express lanes down to x8 (3.0), just as if I was using a PCI-Express SSD.

Does anyone have first hand experience with this type of setup?

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Preferred Solution: M2 SSD on S1150 System

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I experienced a serious problem over the weekend that is forcing me to restore my system using the Win7 (64 bit Home Premium) "System Image Recovery" tool. I'll cut to the chase because I cannot, unfortunately, access any of my system restore points nor is startup repair working.

My computer has 4 different hard drives. On the c: drive, I only keep the Win7 OS and my various programs. All my other files and data are stored in the other 3 HD's (my data only hard drives).

On one of these HD's I have a System Image from about 2 months ago. I would like to restore this image using the Win7 "System Image Recovery" tool. However, there are various other files and data on this HD in addition to the System Image I would like to restore.

If I use the Win7 "System Image Recovery" tool, will it only restore my c: drive (which is what I want) or will it restore all HD's to their original state from 2 months ago?

I plan on unplugging all of the HD's during the restore process except the c: drive and the backup drive containing the image. However, I do not want to lose any newer files on the backup drive containing the System Image.

Will I be able to restore my c: drive using "System Image Recovery" without losing any new files/data on my backup drive containing the recovery image?

Answer:System Image Recovery - Does it recover just the system volume or all volumes in the system?

It will only restore the drive that the image was taken from.

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Hello everyone and thanks in advance for anyone that helps.
I am really troubled as I have been googling the hell out of this and trying many solutions with none of them working.

1) My pc first entered a loop when I tried to remove mcafee with their official remover. After the required reboot it could not enter windows no matter how time passed so I had to power it off.

2) Because I didn't like powering it off in the middle of something asking me NOT to power it off, I tried to system restore to a restore point 1 day prior to the event.
The system restore failed and gave me this error I believe 0x80070091
Googling to solve the problem asked me to rename the hidder windowsapps folder which requires some tinkering to do so. I tried to change the ownership and although I followed all the steps I could not rename this folder.
3) I then decided to try a system repair instead. It also failed and gave me this error C:\Windows\system32\logfile\srt\srttrail.txt.
Googling suggested that i do a chdisk or something on command prompt which I decided to not do before I backup my things since in the past I got wiped.

4) I backed up my computer and decided to do a windows 10 system reset. There are supposedly 3 options. A) reset but keep your files, B) reset but keep nothing and C) factory reset.
Not all PCs have factory reset and mine neither. I did option B and when asked about the sub option of making a full clean drive ( to protect you from getting your deleted ... Read more

Answer:Failure to complete a system restore, system repair and system RESET.

Welcome to the Forums easylifter!

Try a system file check, it should find and possibly (probably) repair any corrupted system files. Here's a link to our tutorial on how to do that if you haven't before : Run SFC Command in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

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Hi, I am a total newbie, so please have patience...: I want to install a new ssd-drive, which is empty. I did create a DVD under rescue & recovery.But on startup with the new hdd, it only offers me a restore option, not a NEW system. R&R also only created ONE disc, imho thats not enough, dont I need some more for the whole system? And I cant backup the whole windows system, because even though its fresh its 80 gig (some data was taken along, dunno which)...And thats my problem in a nutshell: I cant create discs with ONLY the windows install-system, or rather I dont know how - I now tried 3 times, and R&R burns only ONE disc, and booting from that, it asks for a recovery. I want a new fresh virgin system... Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I tried a couple of times, did not work. Had to swap back the old drive to work again. System: Windows 7 professionalLenovo L520 Thanx for any help! 













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Answer:new system on clean SSD - R&R-Disc only offers restore of old system, no new system...

ok, found the problem, with no solution (?) - I can't create recovery media because ist was created once already. Unfortunately, that dvd was scratched in an accident (crate fell on it) and now I am stuck...

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Hello together, i have a problem with our System X3650 M4 Server, Machinetype Model: 5462G2G. I downloaded an imm and an uefi update file from the lenovo website.First i updated imm through the imm2 website remotly.Update did go as planned, i restarted th imm2 and after about 5 minutes the new imm2 was working an accessible,Then i tried to update the uefi bios from version 1.01 to 2.31 , also via the IMM2 -> Servermangement -> Server Firmware -> Firmware upgrade option.I Uploaded the new file lnvgy_fw_uefi_tce128i-2.31_anyos_32-64.upd, then started the upgrade process. It went through fine, and after the sucess information i was prompted to restart the OS.After 30 minutes, the server was still in System State = running in uefi mode.When i checked back to the server management -> Server firmware rab, it said UEFI Primary, Status pending, Version 2.31.Then i "powered off" the server, and restarted it 5 minutes later. All status boxes are green, but system status is still in "system running in UEFI " Mode, it wont start with the OS (VMware) Does anyone have an idea how to fix the problem. The Server also has a secondary bank with the old bios version  1.01 , how can i switch back to this backup BIOS? Many thanks in advance, i am getting a bit desperate here. The server should be operational tomorrow morning again.

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I've had the System Integrity Scan Wizard, PC-Antispyware, and Security System Protection Control Panel popups. They've been very stubborn but after reading some of the posts here and running Spybot, Adaware, SmitfraudFix, Panda Activescan, Housecall, Stinger Avert, Windows Defender, and SDFix, I am now getting only one popup, which shows up as a blank white rectangle in the center of the screen (and now I can't click "Close" to get it off the screen, since the "Close" option is missing). From the size & shape, I believe it's the Security System Protection Control Panel. Would you please review my HijackThis log? Also, in some of the posts I've noticed recommendations to update Java. Is that needed in my case? Thanks very much for your help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:55:55 PM, on 3/28/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Sh... Read more

Answer:System Integrity Scan Wizard, Security System Protection Control Panel

The blank popup appeared to be repopulated with information over time...apparently the spyware refreshed itself. I also learned from Task Manager that all of my popups were from the System Integrity Scan Wizard. After some more searching, I found the name (in my case, yzqrqzkp.exe) and told Norton Firewall to block it from accessing the internet. I used HijackThis to fix it and then deleted it and a namesake (YZQRQZKP.EXE-1253B76A.pf) from Windows\Prefetch (not sure that was necessary but deleted it anyway). My only concern is that from what I read, there should have been another copy in \Local Settings\Application Data, which I didn't find. I updated Java per instructions in another post, also turned System Restore off and on. I think the PC is now clean, but would you review my latest HijackThis log to be sure? Thanks very much.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:05:26 AM, on 3/30/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Syman... Read more

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hey guys,
after boldly trying to fix this problem on my own though I am not a technical person I am now in a dead end.
- my system is xp
- obviously my pc is infected with the system check or system fix trojan.
- in fact the icon on my desktop says "system check" but all the problems (hidden data, false warnings, everything) are identical to what is described in "remove system fix"
- I have done all steps described in the very understandable "remove system fix guide" (maybe I was wrong, mixing system fix an system check?)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-system-fix
- rkill has found something, I could post the log
- everything worked until I tried to install Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
- i could not finish the installation process, when I click "install" there come?s something like "access denied" (english is not my mother and computer language)and then " the setup could not be finsihed. please fix the problem and start the setup again"
- that is basically the status quo....
What should I do? I have no idea...was so happy to find this guide, and now something does not work....Do you need any further information?

Best regards and thanks for reading!

freebe

Answer:system check or system fix virus - problems while following the uninstall guide: cannot install mbam

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then post them in a reply to this topic by using the Add Reply button.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the post and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the reply and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Please note that I am not a member of the Malware Removal Team and will not be assisting you in removing the infection. I'm simply helping you to post the information they need in order to assist you.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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I've had the System Integrity Scan Wizard, PC-Antispyware, and Security System Protection Control Panel popups and my backround change to a blue colour. After reading some of the posts here and running Spybot Search and Destroy, Ad-Aware 2007, RegCure and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware it seems as if that problem was solved, but now everytime I put my pc on I get these messages:The first one says "rundll32.exe - Bad Image : The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\qpfrsnow.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette" and the second one says "RUNDLL -Error loading C:\WINDOWS\system32\qpfrsnow.dll%1 is not a valid Win32 application".The disk that I got when I bought my pc was Windows XP Home Edition SP1. I downloaded SP2 from the internet.I'm attaching all of the logs you need to assist me, because I don't know if and how badly my pc is still infected.I attached 4 log files: 1. DSS Main.txt 2. DSS Extra.txt 3. Kaspersky 4. DSS Main.txt - after the Kaspersky reportThank you for taking the time to look into my problem.DSS MAIN.TXTDeckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Parratjie on 2008-04-17 09:29:31Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------... Read more

Answer:System Integrity Scan Wizard, Security System Protection Control Panel

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of the lines listed below. Then close all other windows--you should only see HijackThis on your Desktop--and click the Fix Checked button.R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [e43075dd] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\qpfrsnow.dll",b================Click Start -> Control Panel -> Add Remove Programs and uninstall these programs:J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 11 Java? 6 Update 2 Java? 6 Update 3 Java? SE Runtime Environment 6 Update 1Reboot and post a new hijackthis log.

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I am trying to get a computer back to functional status. It was not mine, so I have limited knowledge about the progression of symptoms(girlfriend). It is experiencing missing file errors on startup, and internet redirects to spam from basic Google searches(the links redirect to spam if they are clicked on, the addresses work fine if entered manually into a browser). On top of that, it is running AntiMalware programs installed by her father that I am unfamiliar with, which makes picking out the spam messages from the legitimate antivirus warnings rather troublesome. He works with computers, but he is also a native Russian, and consequently favors software I have never seen before.In the interest of maybe saving some time, do you guys think this is worth fixing? She is not, by any means, an avid computer user. So a backup of the few docs/music files/drivers she cares about would not be that difficult. And I would have no issue formatting her HDD and reinstalling windows(And she seems only mildly opposed to the idea).What should be my next step? I'll be happy to run any scans you think would help, but If it looks rather ugly and not worth salvaging, don't be afraid to say so.Cheers,MrEddieAttached is the HiJackThis Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 10:02:02 PM, on 9/28/2011Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\STMicroelectronics\... Read more

Answer:Missing System Files. Internet redirects. Fake system popups. (HiJackThis log)

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer! I am HelpBot: an automated program designed to help the Bleeping Computer Staff better assist you! This message contains very important information, so please read through all of it before doing anything. We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here. To help Bleeping Computer better assist you please perform the following steps:*************************************************** In order to continue receiving help at BleepingComputer.com, YOU MUST tell me if you still need help or if your issue has already been resolved on your own or through another resource! To tell me this, please click on the following link and follow the instructions there.CLICK THIS LINK >>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/logreply/421160 <<< CLICK THIS LINK If you no longer need help, then all you needed to do was the previous instructions of telling me so. You can skip the rest of this post. If you do need help please continue with Step 2 below.*************************************************** If you still need help, I would like you to post a Reply to this topic (click the "Add Reply" button in the lo... Read more

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I removed the 'file_recovery' virus and got everything else back to normal using:

http://malwaretips.com/blogs/file-recovery-virus/

which included using unhide.exe, but now I think my system files are all showing, even though I have checked 'hide system files' and 'do not show hidden files'.

If I go to a place where I think there are supposed to be system files that are supposed to be hidden (like windows/system32) and show the 'attributes' column, they say 'A' (archive) is the only attribute.

Shouldn't they say 'S' (system) and 'H' (hidden)? If so, is there a way to put the 'system' and 'hidden' attributes back on the appropriate files (without doing it manually one by one because that would take forever and I wouldn't know which ones to do)?

I am running Windows Vista.

Thanks! unhide.exe really saved me!

Answer:After 'file_recovery' virus removal, system files lost 'system file' attribute

That's not possible.May be you could ask for Grinler opinion herehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic405109.htmlgood luck

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Hi,
My computer is Tosiba satellite M45 S245. I am having error msg at starting up. It is
Stop: c000021a {fatal system error} the windows logon Process system Process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc000012f (0x00000000 0x00000000).
The system has been shut down.

Moreover, I tried to run Recovery CD that came with my computer. But my computer CD rom is not working.
Could you guys suggest me how to get rid of this problem ?
Thank you in advance

Answer:Stop: c000021a {fatal system error} the windows logon Process system

Hi uttambabu, welcome to Tech Support Forums...

did you install any new hardware or software before the problem started?

Are you able to access Safe Mode (press F8 repeatedly when booting to access the menu screen)?

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Hi All,I got the System Integrity Scan Wizard and Security System Warning popups the last few days. I've done the Safeboot and scan with Norton with no viruses so it's clearly the nuisance thing that many others have been plagued with.I run both the SmitfraudFix.exe and ComboFix.exe programs. Here are the resulting log files.Any ideas of how to remove these popups is welcome.Thanks,DannySmitfraudFix.exe----------------------SmitFraudFix v2.309Scan done at 13:55:45.03, Mon 03/31/2008Run from C:\temp\SmitfraudFixOS: Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] - Windows_NTThe filesystem type is NTFSFix run in normal mode???????????????????????? ProcessC:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exeC:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exeC:\Program Files\Googl... Read more

Answer:System Integrity Scan Wizard And Security System Warning Malware Problems

Hello and welcome to the forumsMy name is Katana and I will be helping you to remove any infection(s) that you may have.Please observe these rules while we work:1. If you don't know, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.2. Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.3. Please continue to respond until I give you the "All Clear" (Just because you can't see a problem doesn't mean it isn't there)If you can do those three things, everything should go smoothly :D I apologize for the delay in responding, but as you can probably see the forums are quite busyUnfortunately there are far more people needing help than there are helpers.If you still require help, please can you do the followingClick here to download HJTinstall.exeSave HJTinstall.exe to your desktop.Double click on the HJTinstall.exe icon on your desktop.By default it will install to C:\\Program Files\\Trend Micro\\Hijack This.Click I acceptClick on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.Installed ProgramsPlease could you give me a list of the programs that are in... Read more

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On the subject of System Recovery

For some reason, the option for System Restore disappeared from the Tools file of my Accessories Folder in the Start Menu.
In order to recover, I Googled but after hours of searching could find NO answer which helped to recover the option even though a lot of people seemed to
be having the same problem.
After some fiddling around, I managed to resolve:-
1). Locate original System Recovery Icon = C:\Windows\system32\rstrui.exe
2). Right click and choose 'send-to' and Desktop from the options. Make sure it is a Shortcut you are sending and not the
actual exe file.
3). Rename the shortcut to 'System Recovery' (may need Admin priviledges).
4). In Windows Explorer, Click: Tools/FoldersOptions/View/Show Hidden Folder, Files and Drives
5). Locate & Move shortcut to :-
c:\Users\YourName\ApplicationData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\StartMenu\Programs\Accessories
6). This is it - Just remember to close Tools/FoldersOptions/View/DON'TShow Hidden Folder, Files and Drives (Opposite of
Step 4).
I have a strong feeling that a downloaded application may have affected this Start item and as such I am running an additional Full
Virus and Malware Scan.
Whatever the case, I now have the option back in my Start/Accessories/Tool/System Folder although of course it was always
available in the Menu Tool Bar of 'Computer' under System Properties., but access is easier from Start Menu I think.

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Answer:System Restore Option Missing from Start Menu/Accessories/System Tools

And having said this - I have since found that although this works for a while - after a couple of days' reboots, 'something' triggers the deletion of the rstrui.exe (system restore shortcut) from my System Tools folder in Accessories (Start Menu).

So, I am back to square 1...... Happy new year folks...

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I actually had to clean install latest 10 build.....make a new system image (this part im not sure was needed but it didnt see my saved backups from before for some reason.)...lol i have never had to install a new os just to restore a windows system image back up before. (it kept telling me the image was corrupted) but it wasn't lol....Obviously reinstalling win 10 on my ssd fixed something but what it was i have no idea! This pc never crashes.....It crashed in the middle of watching a movie (bsod) and when it rebooted it said no os found.....Maybe a virus got thru Defender? My best guess is my ssd glitched (would be the first time for that)I hope it wasn't an update lol
 

Answer:Something finally hosed my system - and first time in 10 years a system image didn't work (at first)

Run the SSD tool for your particular brand and see what it is reporting. Maybe it can help point to something simple like a firmware update or failing cells.
 

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I get the following message when I start up he PC:
during scan of files at system startup pottential errors in the system registry were found
p-07-0100 irql:sysver 0xff00024
NT_KERNEL error 1256
KMODE_EXEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
-----------anyone have any idea what this means?
Is there any software I can download and scan my PC to see what these arrors are and fix them?

Answer:During Scan Of Files At System Startup Pottential Errors In The System Registry Were Found

Check out this thread: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/lof...hp/t123674.html

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satellite 1900-803 OS-XP-Home(SP2) has developed a fault at startup, it boots up but only has dull screen (equivalent of lowest screen brightness setting) and some icons missing from the system tray in the taskbar, (ie. safe hardware removal icon, mousepad icon & hide unused icon button), only fix i have found is to do a system restore, this returns everything to normal, screen icons etc, once restored no more problems occur even after hibernation, (restore point must be an automatic system generated point not manualy created)

Have checked display drivers, bios updates, system settings in display utilities etc, all appear correct and up to date, can anyone help, i've checked forums but not found anything similar, i've checked, reset connections of screen FL invertor, but no change, fault occurs whether on AC or batt.
suspect software issue? bios issue?
machine is 4 years old, and no real probs till now, did a full system reinstall about 1 year ago, (to iradicate virus i couldn't get rid of all ok after that, fairly compatent at machine disassembly and basic repairs but depths of software are getting to my limets of knowhow:D
any help would be greatfully received
regards
iain

Answer:Satellite1900 dull display at system boot + missing functions in system tray

Hi

I have read some topics about missing icons in the system tray. It seems it?s is a windows bug.
Please check these forum postings:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=14392
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=15065

Maybe it helps.

I can?t say too much about the dull display. Of course if the Fl inverter is dead the display appears dull but you issue sound a little bit different. The problem doesn?t persist whole time. Therefore I think it?s not an inverter. Usually the Toshiba power saver is responsible for the display brightness. You should check the settings of the single power modes. Maybe you have switched between different power modes and the screen brightness was also changed.

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My Thinkpad X131e intel i3 model turned off suddenly a couple of days ago. Since then, after pressing the power button on, the system status indicator is blinking red all the time and I can't boot the system. The screen is blank and the only activity seems to be the status indicator blinking.I was able to boot the system twice, but it turned off suddenly again without time to enter in my session. Most of the time, just system status indicator blinking red all ad infinitum.Any idea to save my loved laptop ?

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Hi,
I am having the following system configuration

XPS L401X Base
Genuine Windows(R) 7 Home Premium 64bit (English)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-740QM Processor
6GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM (1 x 2GB + 1 x 4GB)
640GB 7200RPM Hard Drive

Lately whenever i try to start my computer it pass the Dell Bios and then directly goes to the screen which states
Repair your system or
Start windows normally

When i chose repair system , it start downloading windows files and then launch the windows , but hung up at the sky blue login window with only movable cusor . When i choose to start windows normally it gives me BSOD momentarly ( hard to see the message) and then restarts again .

I tried with the advanced boot up options like
repair my computer , all safe modes , restore to last good configuration but it does the same and hangs at windows loging sky blue window .
I Tried to run the Dell PSA+ Diagnostic and it returns with 2000-0146 error . As per the Dell online solutions for this type of error ,I tried to reinstall the Hard disk but the problem still exist.

My Hard disk has 2 partitions C and D and all my data resides on D drive and Windows installed on C drive.

Please help me in making my computer working , without losing data .

Currently i am away from my home country and have no OS or recovery disk with me .

Regards,
Sunny .

Answer:Dell XPS Crashes .System repair,system restore ,safe mode don't work

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

If you have access to another computer I'd suggest you create a system repaiir disc.

System Repair Disc - Create

It won't re-install Windows, but it will get you into the advanced recovery environment, from where you can run chkdsk.

It does seem highly likely there is a major problem with your hard drive.

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I have been using Perfect Note from the Windows App Store for around 8 months. I had stored a multitude of very important information in the app.
After using it today, exiting and going back into it, I found everything had vanished. It is like I just installed it. It shouldn't have done any updates from the store, as I have to manually update any app that I want updated.
I hoped to use some recovery software on the PC to search for the files. I sent an email to the app developers explaining the situation and asking if they know of a way to recover what was lost, why it was lost, and where my files would be stored and what their file extensions are.
I got a reply back the same day. They were polite and said that they were very sorry for what had happened, but did not answer any of the questions that I had asked.
They did point out that there is an option to have the notes backed up to OneDrive. I can't imagine that I would have known about that or seen it and not set it up for use, but apparently I did not, since there is nothing in my OneDrive account.
I hooked the phone to my PC, but you are not able to access a real file system, only folders that MS has allowed. This is not the file system that I need. The recovery software also cannot access the phone, so that idea will not currently work.
Anybody with expertise in this area, help please?
Thanks!

Answer:Is there a way to recover lost files, or gain access to a real system file system?

Ya.. you can gain access to the windows file system.. It's a bit tricky though...
After that.. I'm not sure if recovery tools will be able to read that "drive" ...

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StartupList report, 6/18/2010, 12:17:38 PMStartupList version: 1.52.2Started from : C:\Program Files\hijackthis\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.EXEDetected: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)Detected: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)* Using default options==================================================Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\spnsrvnt.exeC:\Program Files\Reliance Netconnect - Broadband+\bin\MonServiceUDisk.exeC:\Program Files\Netbooster Client\Client\ventc.exeC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\DAP\DAP.EXEC:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exeC:\Program Files&#... Read more

Answer:System security AV pop up/removal of malware anf trojans from the logs/system slowed down

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Do not Attach logs unless I ask you to.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Note** If you are having problems posting the complete log into this thread upload them here http://www.rapidshare.com/ and post the links in this thread Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.I would like to get a better look at your system, please do the following so I can get some more detailed logs.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appe... Read more

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Accidentally deleted important files, system restore not working
I accidentally deleted some important files when trying to free up space on my laptop. Now, when I startup, it cannot go to my user. I lost my email settings, other functions. My docs are accessible by going to 'My Computer' then to drive C: then to the user, etc. However, from my Start menu, I can't get to them by simply clicking 'My Documents'.

I've tried to do some 'repairs' using Microsoft Knowledgebase but so far have been unsuccessful. I tried some of the suggested things and have made alist of many of the files that are missing when I tried to do a system repair. These files are not in the recovery section c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386. The list is here:

Lmmib2.dll
spider.exe
clipbrd.exe
hostmib.dll
staxmem.dll
admexs.dll
appconf.dll
iisadmin.dll
iisfecnv.dll
infocomm.dll
iscomlog.dll

I ran HiJackThis and the results are below.

any ideas would be helpful.
Thanks.
Carol

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:41:47 PM, on 4/24/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bi... Read more

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Since I have a clean installation of Windows 7, it no longer shows me my Acer specs in Control Panel\System and Security\System, can I get it back some how? Something to do with my drivers not being signed? Or something?

Answer:Control Panel\System and Security\System BIOS Version\Model?

A clean install wipes out any manufacturer installed software that contains your computer information. (The same thing happened when I did a clean install on my Sony Vaio.) Unless you still have a hidden recovery partition on the hard drive (or recovery disks) that can return your Acer to original factory specs, I'm not aware of anything that can get that data to show up on the System dialog box. However, there are free 3rd party utilities like Speccy that can provide all the Acer data and then some, like real time monitoring of temperatures, hardware serial numbers, etc.

Speccy - System Information - Free Download

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I am using Windows XP Pro and recently created a restore point in my System Restore program. This was over a month ago, and I no longer need that restore point. When I defrag with either Diskeeper or Norton Speedisk, I get a report on a good number of defragmented/defragmentable files, most of which are in the Restore folder in my System Volume Information folder. I was able to access my System Volume folder and found the offending file but hesitate to delete that file unless I can be assured that I can do so safely.

Would a simple delete be okay?

Attached is a screenshot of the folder in my Systems Information folder.
 

Answer:Safe to a Delete System Restore Folder from System Volume Information?

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I've been having these problems with my computer within the last two weeks. MSN Messenger quit working on me when I tried to update to 7.5 and I tried installing Trillian, but my computer won't allow it to run. I've tried scanning my computer for viruses or trojans, but Norton freezes when I try to run the scan, pandascan locks up when I try using it, and Ad-Aware freezes when it tries to update. I downloaded and scanned with Ewido, catching a few viruses and removed them, but nothing's improved. I need some serious help. here's a list of the processes I'm running. Need help!

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
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Hi,

I am having major problems with my computer!
I have an Icon in my system tray that has a pop up window saying 'Critical System Error' - When I click the ballon it takes me to software down loads!
Whwn I use IE I get load and loads of pop ups, and self installing files. My computer is running very slowly also!

I have run Norton Antivirus and Spybot Search & Destroy, removed all nasty files etc - but I am still getting the same problems.

My Hijackthis log is pastes below:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:38:34, on 18/11/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\cc... Read more

Answer:'Critical System Errors' Ballon/Icon in System Tray - Browser Pop Ups etc!!

have had this many times, if possible try to ignore it till u get a response from security tech,there are many suggestions on web, best way i have found before i knew how to remove it was to open task manager when the programe was open as in the large sign u get saying your computer is infected etcetc to see the process then identify which process it is by closing all others right click on the process in task manager and click jump to process,it will highlight then click end process
 

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One of the things we spend a great deal of time thinking about here at Microsoft is how attackers will attempt to persist and evade detection once they?ve successfully compromised a device. With Windows 10 we?ve made it more difficult to find ways to exploit potential entry points, and it?s clear that its harder than it's ever been before.

The ability for an attacker to persist and evade detection is a critical part of the trade craft; compromising the integrity of the platform and defenses is the best way to get there. With Windows 7 we included a number of perimeter defenses that could be augmented with third-party solutions, but the reality is that all of those defenses could be rendered ineffective if the integrity of the platform itself is compromised. For this reason, creating the condition where the platform?s integrity can be maintained and monitored is mission-critical.

Just a few weeks ago at Ignite we announced Windows Defender System Guard, which ships in Windows 10, version 1709, also known as the Fall Creators Update. It reorganizes the existing Windows 10 system integrity features under one roof and sets us up for the next set of investments that we will make in the future. With it we hope to create the condition that the integrity of the system can?t be compromised, and if it is, you will know about it.

So, what security guarantees is Windows Defender System Guard designed to make? They include the ability to:
Protect and maintain the integ... Read more

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A few days ago, after a windows automatic update, my computer is no longer able to boot. It returns this message: ...\Windows\System32\Drivers\zeqpju.sys system file missing or corrupt. I have tried to do a recovery several times with no luck, I've tried everything I know to do in safemode and dos, I've even tried every method possible on the spotmau cd, but I still get the same bs!

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Also, I cannot locate any information concerning the zeqpju.sys file...do you know where I can get this file, so that I can try to replace the matching corrupt file on my system?

Thanks...

Answer:help with Vista Home Basic oem system failure corrupt system file.

In most cases if you can't locate any information on a file (especially dll's or exe's) that's because it's a virus. The error is most likely there because your antivirus software removed the file, but didn't remove the startup entry.

I would suggest either posting over in the Security forums ( System Security - Vista Forums ) or contemplating a backup, wipe and reinstall of Vista.

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All started with this message

Warning! Invalid first FAT entry(=0x400)!

After running some tests
Took the disk out plugged on another computer all is there C(system reserved) D(actual windows install) E (data on it) run chkdsk no errors
After that decided to go with HDAT2(v5) run READ WRITE READ repair n recover bad sectors - found some at the start of the drive.
Tried to run with the windows 7 disk it gets stuck (guess system partition does not allow to go) so i thought that it could be the notebook VGA so i decided to go with LIVE ubuntu 12.04 disk to see if i get stuck as i did when i tried to run win 7 disk - everything go well(so VGA got ruled out) . Took few more test check ins etc.

So i decided to try and delete the system reserved(100mb) partition and try to rebuild it somehow so i am here can i get some clues on what to do next
 

Answer:Solved: System reserved partition corrupted system wont boot

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My computer has been freezing randomly and I need to do a hard reboot to get it functioning again. After doing a system restore, the issue was still having so I brought it to my local store that is an authorized repair center. A week later they returned my laptop insisting that there is nothing wrong but that there was occassionally an issue with some bloatware in the Lenovo image so they uninstalled it and then the issue didn't reoccur. Fast forward less than 48 hours since bringing the system home and it's freezing up again. Any suggestions would be appreciated since they claim it's not hardware. 

Answer:Windows 10 System freezing, warranty repair claims system is fine

Hi Iroc24,
What anti-virus and other security are you using? I presume that the repair shop made sure your Windows 10 has all updates.  As far as other applications, have you checked to see if any of the software that the shop removed, returned with automatic updates? Do the freezes happen when you are working offline or while using a browser?

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I've been getting restarts/BSoDs/system failures on an inconsistent basis for about 3 months.  It's been gradually worsening; first was only restarts when shutting down, then BSoDs too, then most recently sudden BSoDs while still using the computer.  Also messages about recovering from a serious error upon booting back up, from the start.  Because of the intermittent nature of the problems, and not being sure about when or if I should use a system restore point, I didn't do anything yet.  Now my oldest restore point is after I had installed what I'm pretty sure is the software that the problems started from (Networx, which comes with known-to-them crappy drivers).  I had uninstalled this software about 2 months ago, and had manually confirmed that at least one of its drivers was no longer on my system.  At first things seemed better, eventually however the intermittent problems continued, and are worsening.I've looked through the Device Manager info for any indications of problem drivers.  I've used the System Information tool (msinfo32) to examine possible problem devices, and startup programs.   And turned off the system failure restart option.I'm going to use Check Disk to check the HD, and possibly Driver Verifier to look for driver problems.  Also, I'll see if a safe mode boot allows a problem-free restart or shut down (but, of course, no problem happens a lot of times already).&nbs... Read more

Answer:system failures: source system error, ID 1003, stop c0000135

In general, errors that are not consistent suggest hardware failures.You should run hardware diagnostics of older equipment on a regular schedule.Also, service  of such older equipment requires a backup plan. How to backup XP and other versions of Windows has been well documented elsewhere. Suitable hardware is required. Either you make backups on removable media, or you use another hard drive.Memory tests are readily available. Memtest86 is often recommended. But even a good live Linux CD may have a memory test that will do the job. Have a Linux live CD should be part of your toolkit. See here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_live_CDsMy recommendation is to shift your attention to hardware diagnostics. The error messages have limited value when hardware is unstable. So you first have to know the hardware is in good shape. Especially older Hard Drives.Free Hard Drive Testing Also, booting in safe mode reduces some kinds of problems.  When testing, save mode is a good idea to reduce strange errors.Let us know how you do.   

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When I transport my Satellite C660-223 somewhere e.g. carrying it from home to uni in a protective case in my back pack, I sometimes get a System Warning window flashing up every 20 seconds or so saying +"Warning: A problem with the cooling system has been detected. Please turn off the computer immediately, and return it for service".+

This happens only when I have transported it somewhere, and to begin with these system warnings only sometimes flashed up after I'd transported it somewhere, but over the last two years it started happening pretty much every time I took the laptop somehwere. When the system warnings are flashing up the computer only feels slightly hotter than normal; no danger of immediately overheating.

I have not had it serviced because the problem seemed to resolve itself the next time I transported the computer somewhere. It is a very strange problem where the short-term solution was the same as the cause: as in I would take the laptop somewhere, the system warning would flash up, and I learned that taking it 'for a walk' would somehow fix whatever the 'problem' was. I solved the problem this way too many times for it to be a coincidence.

So for a while it wasn't really such a problem because I just avoided taking the laptop anywhere. But recently the system warning has start flashing up if I simply carry the laptop upstairs, and the system warning doesn't go away with my incredibly non-tech-savvy method of 'taking it for a walk', whic... Read more

Answer:Satellite C660-223 - System Warning: "Problem with cooling system detected'

Hi

Such notification could appear due to different reasons.
The alert could appear due to
1) Cooling system malfunctions
2) Blocked cooling vents or fans
3) Software issue (VAP - value added package or BIOS)

In case of cooling system malfunction you should contact the service agents for fix.

In case of blocked cooling vents and fans it?s enough to clean the parts using compressed air spray.
This helps to get rid of dust inside the cooling module.

If the vents aren't blocked and you still see this message, check the Service Station application for updates to your computer. If any are found, download and install them.
You could try to uninstall or update the Toshiba Value Added Package. This package contains some essential tools and utilities which control the cooling system too.
Check also BIOS for update.

But if you still receive this error, your laptop may require servicing

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T420 with fresh install Windows 10 on ssd. System Health Report (Performance Monitor) gives informational warnings about poor system ratings for cpu, gaming graphics, graphics, disk and memory. Basic system checks all pass. Anyone else get this, should I worry?

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Hi am after some help if possible please
My Asus X401A laptop did a windows 10 update on the evening of 13 April but when I went to use it the following morning it was stuck in an auto repair loop
Tried all the fixes but couldn't get out of the dreaded loop
When I turned the laptop on this morning the following appeared on a blue screen
Recovery
Your PC/Device needs to be repaired
The operating system couldn't be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors
File:CEA.SYS.System Error Code:0xc000000d
Choose one of the options below to address this profile
Press Escape for Recovery
Press Enter to try again
Press F8 for start up settings
Have tried all of the above and still get same message
Any help gratefully received, also if I can get in and delete Windows 10, would I lose any files currently on my C drive i.e. files photos etc?
I currently do not have an installation CD as laptop was bought pre-installed .Laptop has been working fine until last update
Reds
Kevin

Answer:Missing CEA.system file 0xc000000d - The operating system couldn't be loaded

Few suggestions here: Your PC needs to be repaired.

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Hai,

"Missing operating system" massage is coming when i start my system and i am not able to start. I think because , i had given "mark partition as active" option for one hard dive (E) in disk management when last time i opened. it did not have any data. i did not know, this will make any problem. Now i am not able to boot windows re installation dvd also. i can only take BIOS settings. please any one suggest any way for rectifying this problem ASAP.

Answer:Missing operating system" error massage when system starts

Try disconnecting all drives except for your main drive and powering your system back up.

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Please can anyone help?
In task manager I accidently closed an explorer process, the laptop then crashed. So I closed it down, then it now is unable to find the operating system. Can anyone offer any advice on how to help it find the files it needs to boot?

Can this be done by using the command prompt? Start up repair ran for over 24 hours with no success.

Thanks!!

Answer:Operating system can't be found computer loading with system recovery options

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Can you boot into Safe Mode?

Do you have your Windows Vista CD?

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Can you help me. I have a Inspiron M301Z laptop that originally had Windows 7, but I installed the free Windows 10 upgrade.
I needed to have a ?System Restore? after it finished and rebooted, I got the error message ?A operating system wasn?t found. Try disconnecting any drives that don?t contain an operating system.
A full diagnostic test found no problems.
I would prefer to reinstate the original Windows 7 and Dell drivers, but I assume installing Windows 10 removed the Windows 7 installed on my motherboard.
How can I reinstall an operating system?
Robert (kingsthorne50).

Answer:After system restore: error message ‘A operating system wasn’t found’

Did you run an extended (takes a couple of hours) diagnostic on the hard drive - or just the quick one?

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Had problems with virus, couldnt update Virus or Malware Protection. I did full shred System Recovery from partition ( HP-
A1130N -Windows Media Edition- Version 2002 Service Pack 2. Dowloaded AVG Virus and ran scan, all OK. Went to MS Dowload center and downloaded and installed 87updates to include IE8, started computer, all OK. Then updater said needed to download SVC Pack 3- took a loooooooooooooong time. THEN COMPUTER WOULDNT START- tried the two options it gave me but no go back to same black screen with boot options-- regualar- last working point- safe mode etc. no go.
At this point I did a full System Recovery again and downloaded virus protection again. I noticed some of the updates are for IE6 and later your install IE8 and it seems one of the updates was for Sc Pack 3. Wondering about these updates now, dont want to go back and have to do this all over again. I have all my important files on a seperate portable backup drive. Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks
Jerry
 

Answer:Solved: Did System Recovery-Dowloaded 87 Updates From MS, System Wont Start

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Blue screen, constant reboot. Attempted reset, no succes. Went on to extensive system test, which fails at the last check... now what do I do?

Answer:Blue screen: STOP CODE: Fat File System. Extensive System Te...

Hard drive has failed.Replacing hard drive with a new one of similar form factor and reinstalling OS with HP Recovery USB will solve this issue.If you're within warranty, HP would replace it free of cost.

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Hi, my name is Stormy, I'm new to this forum since I really haven't had any issues in the past.

I am running Vista Home Premium 32bit on my desktop. I restarted it a few days ago to install SP1, it rebooted and started installing 3 updates. Once it reached 100% it kicked into System Repair. After running through it, it restarted and did the same thing. Now 3 days later, it's still in that process where it installs updates, goes to system repair, restarts and starts again.

I tried interrupting it and doing a System Restore, but even at the earliest date on it, it goes right back to that repetitive process. Now I can't get to any of my files or anything else on there. I'm stuck, and I need some help please!

Answer:Updates fail, System Repair fails, System Restore won't work

Hello, and welcome . try this please : Download: Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Five Language Standalone (KB936330) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

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When trying to create a System Image in the "Backup and Restore" facility built into Windows 10, my External 2TB Hard Drive wasn't displayed as a viable location. After doing some digging, it was found in the same utility that the Hard Drive in question was labelled as "SYSTEM", and the drive would be required to be included as part of the image, and that the image couldn't be located on that drive, which, as the [external] hard drive already has around 450GiB+ on it, makes the total size of the backups around 600GiB, which won't fit on any other hard drive I have.

Sidenote:
The 2TB Hard Drive is partitioned to include a 100GiB partition of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with the GRUB 2 Bootloader but as the partition isn't recognised by Windows, surely this can't be affecting the Partition Type.

Is there anything that I could do in order to remove the label from the Hard Drive, as I'm trying to create a System Image as a S.M.A.R.T. test on Ubuntu 16.04 suggested that there may be anywhere up to 190 Failing Sectors on my Internal 320GB Hard Drive.

Thanks in advance.

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Hey, everyone!

Looking for some advice on getting my GB back, if possible.
I hope I'm posting in the right area.

The other day I had to do a System Restore on my Compaq (Windows XP) so far everything is working fine now. Though, I noticed my computer was running slower than usual. I checked my overall GB usage and found that it had dropped 20GB since the System Restore. My computer is currently 140GB in total and right now only 50% of it is left, making my computer run...not so quickly.

I used TreeSize and found that the missing 20GB was being used in "System Volume Information". I don't mean to sound like a newbie, but what exactly could be suddenly taking up 20GB of my space since the system restore? Is it possible for me to get it back without harming my computer? How do I go about doing that?

Someone mentioned that I should make sure it wasn't trojan/virus related, so I've run anti-virus, anti-malware, PC tuneups, etc. Everything is clean. Any advice?

Thanks so much!

EDIT: Okay well, after searching deeper into the "System Volume Information" I see that all the used GB is coming from a folder inside called "_restore{" and there must be 70+ different files inside, I'm guessing these are system restore points? Most of them are less than 1GB (though there are so many it apparently adds up) but one of them is a whopping 13.3GB by itself. What can I do about all these?

 

Answer:Help! Missing 20GB after System Restore, found in System Volume Information -- Why?

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I got another call from my Dad today. After cleaning his computer completely last month with help from BleepingComputer.com there is another problem so I went to check it out. I can't believe it.

Now on startup a fake system scan runs with many warning of I/O errors and critical hard drive problems. It tries to take you to file-recovery-system.com to buy something. Obviously it is a virus/hijack. I searched on the web for fixes and was able to use RKill.exe to at least stop the process and the warnings. I tried to install MBAM but the install failed twice, I get a permission denied warning. I tried to install after restarting in safe mode, but had the same access denied at the end of the install.

Computer is Windows 7. I am posting from my clean computer since the browser redirects on his computer make it almost impossible.

Answer:file-recovery-system.com takeover, critical system error warnings

Boot into safemode with networkingDownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Hi, my name is Stormy, I'm new to this forum since I really haven't had any issues in the past.

I am running Vista Home Premium 32bit on my desktop. I restarted it a few days ago to install SP1, it rebooted and started installing 3 updates. Once it reached 100% it kicked into System Repair. After running through it, it restarted and did the same thing. Now 3 days later, it's still in that process where it installs updates, goes to system repair, restarts and starts again.

I tried interrupting it and doing a System Restore, but even at the earliest date on it, it goes right back to that repetitive process. Now I can't get to any of my files or anything else on there. I'm stuck, and I need some help please!

Answer:Updates fail, System Repair fails, System Restore won't work

Hi,

Can you get into safe mode?

Safe Mode

If so, Download this file it & run as an admistrator: -

This will get you back into the system.

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I have been experiencing random "Blue Screens of Death" (BSOD) with my laptop recently. It usually happens while trying to play games, but I'm not positive there's a connection there. The most frequent error message is IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, although it has thrown in some other's as well. I bought some new RAM for it a few months ago so I immediately started suspecting that, and ran MemTest86 overnight which turned up no problems. Then, today while I was gone for a bit I had it run the HP System Extensive Test and there I found some problems. I am attaching images I took with my cell phone and then transferred to my computer. I appear to have a hardware and/or memory issue of some sort, the USB errors were a little unexpected. What do these codes mean? In case the pictures aren't clear enough the System Extensive Test came up with following: Memory Extensive Check: FAILED, FAILURE ID: U4SC7F-6RN80G-MFPWXF-406X03, PRODUCT ID: E8A65UA#ABA. The USB Port Failed test result gave Failure ID: U4SC7F-6RN80F-MFPWXF-8D7603. Thank you.

Answer:Random BSOD, system crash, reboot, failed system test.

hI @Wild_Horses?, Welcome to the HP Forums! It is a terrific place to find answers and tips! For you to have the best experience in the HP forum I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide:Learn How to Post and More.  I understand that you are experiencing a blue screen when playing games and the most frequent error is "IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" .  You  recently changed the memory so you ran a diagnostics and no issues were found. This error is usually due to a bad driver.  Have you done all your Windows updates? Here is a link to Open the Windows Update troubleshooter that may help find additional drivers.   Although it lists Windows 7 it does work in Windows 10. Once launched, it should show a screen like this.Use the second option "Background Intelligent Transfer Service", it should lead to a force update of 'Windows Updates' that may not be automatically being applied that could fix some of these issues. Have you ran the Windows troubleshooter? Have you ran the HP Support Assistant ? Is your Java and Direct X up to date? Here is a link that may also help.  HP Notebook PCs - Green Screen and Other Video Playback Issues (Windows 8, 7) Please keep me posted.Thank you  for participating in the HP Forums! We want to help you as well as others who may experience a similar issue as yourself. Please consider marking the post that resolves your issue as   ... Read more

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I am getting a constant bubble popup in my system tray titled "System Instrusion Detected!"The full text of the bubble (note the misspellings and poor grammar) is:"System Instrusion Detected!Dangerous infection was detected on your PCThe system will now download and install most efficientantimalware program to prevent data loss and your privateinformation theft.Click here to protect your computer from the biggest malwarethreats."Also, SpywareStrike 2.5 is being installed automatically even if I uninstall it.Any help is much appreciated!Here is my Hijackthis.log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 1:04:11 AM, on 1/6/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\NETGEAR\MEDIAS~1\ImmsService.exeC:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exeC... Read more

Answer:Getting Bubble Popup In System Tray Titled "system Instrusion Detected!"

Hello dioskilos, A tip of the hat to noahdfear for this fix. Print out these instructions as we will need to shutdown every window that is open later in the fix.Download SmitRem and save the file to your desktop. Double click on smitRem.exe and then click on Start. When it is done, click on the OK button. You should now have a folder called smitRem on your desktop.Next, please reboot your computer in SafeMode by doing the following:Restart your computerAfter hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appearSelect the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.When your computer has started in safe mode and you see the desktop, close all open Windows.Open the smitRem folder on your desktop and double click the RunThis.bat file to start the tool.Follow the prompts on screen and wait for the tool to complete and disk cleanup to finish.When the tool is finished, it will will create a log named smitfiles.txt in the root of your drive, eg; Local Disk C: or the partition where your operating system is installed. Examining that log should show that the infection was cleaned.Reboot your computer back to normal mode.Click on the Start button, then click on All Programs (or Programs), and then locate the SpywareStrike folder and right-click on it. Select the option to delete that folder. Post a fresh Hijackthis log, the smitfiles.txt log, and tell me how your computer is running.

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When trying to create a System Image in the "Backup and Restore" facility built into Windows 10, my External 2TB Hard Drive wasn't displayed as a viable location. After doing some digging, it was found in the same utility that the Hard Drive in question was labelled as "SYSTEM", and the drive would be required to be included as part of the image, and that the image couldn't be located on that drive, which, as the [external] hard drive already has around 450GiB+ on it, makes the total size of the backups around 600GiB, which won't fit on any other hard drive I have.

Sidenote:
The 2TB Hard Drive is partitioned to include a 100GiB partition of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with the GRUB 2 Bootloader but as the partition isn't recognised by Windows, surely this can't be affecting the Partition Type.

Is there anything that I could do in order to remove the label from the Hard Drive, as I'm trying to create a System Image as a S.M.A.R.T. test on Ubuntu 16.04 suggested that there may be anywhere up to 190 Failing Sectors on my Internal 320GB Hard Drive.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:External Toshiba Drive Labelled as 'System' when making System Image

Use any free imaging software and it should work fine

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Hey guys. Tried to start my computer last night and while trying to login a error came up on the screen saying "The application failed to initialize properly (0x0000005). Click on OK to terminate the application". So i clicked on OK as there was no other option and let my user account load as i would usualy do. Except this time, nothing showed up, not even my task bar. So i spoke to a friend of mine and he said i could probably get everything to show by going to "ctr", "alt", "del", and then making a new process "eplorer.exe".

This worked and everything showed, and i was told i should now do a system restore to about 2 or 3 days before when everything was working properly. However, when selecting the OK button to do a system restore, the same error appeared.

I then tried to go to my control panel, and once again the same error occured. It also appeared when i tried to find out my system information when asked to do so for registering with this site.

This error seems to appear when ever i try to access any of my computer information or programs.

I have tried logging into to a different user account, and exactly the same stuff happens!

I need help badlyyyy!!
Thankyou!
 

Answer:Solved: Virus stopping me from accessing my system settings. Wont let me do a system

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Hi,

I got this error "Critical System Error! / System Alert:Trojan [email protected] " a few days ago. I had to select a Restore point in order to get back on the internet and now my computer is running excruciatingly slow. I ran Trend Micro Call, spybot, and a few others to try and get rid of the problem before I found this website. I have included the log as requested. Any assistance would be appreciated!!! Thanks
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:46:26 PM, on 12/18/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
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Answer:Critical System Error! / System Alert:Trojan [email protected]

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Hi, I'd like to see if somebody have any idea of what's happening to my sistem: a Medion M3 Composer with Mobo: MSI Ms-7046 socket 775, P4 3.0HT, DDR-SDRAM.
It has been working flawless for about a year, two days ago, I go boot it, and the WinXP splash sceen got frozen. I powered off the PC and powered on again...Single long beep, that repeats regurarly and no video...no boot.

I tried to reset the CMOS by removing the battery. When I powered the PC back on, it shut off immediately and by itself re-powered on after 2-3 seconds doing the same long beep, no boot, no video.

I tried all kinds, removed, all devices, tried one by one the RAMs, installed another CPU, etc. all with no success.

I tried anothe MoBo, but didn't finish booting (!)...it shut off by itself after a couple of BIOS screens...maybe this motherboard is not fully compatible with the system...or faulty PSU???

Unfortunately when I put the orignal MSI MoBo, and put power, I didn't got any self-suts off...but I smelled what I shouldn't have smelled!!!

ANY HELP, CLUE???

THANKS!
 

Answer:system doesn't Boot, long repeated beep. System shuts off

Do you see your beep error http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm
 

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Hey guys:

I'm an idiot!!! Last night I deleted my System Volume Information folder off of a Raid-0 set of hard drives. As I mentioned, this raid set is not drive with my XP on it. This is just a drive for storage of pictures, video, and other programs I prefer not to have on my C:\. I did take go as far as to turn off System Restore before deleting it. Now when I boot up I cannot access the drive at all. It tells me that "The drive is not formatted. Do I want to format it now?."

I don't want to do that and I am wondering if there is a way to create a new System Volume Information folder so I can access the drive again???

Thanks

Answer:Deleted System Volume Information Folder on a Non-Operating system drive???

I think you are connecting the dots...where there is no connection.

Deleting a system volume folder...isn't possible by me, even when system restore is not used (I always disable SR immediately after a clean install). Even though the folders are empty and I don't have SR employed, the system won't allow me to delete these empty folders.

I believe that the problem is your RAID setup...perhaps you ought to try to repair it.

Louis

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I would just like to get some opinion about disabling system restore when doing a full system scan. I've read in many anti-virus sites and microsoft that system restore should be disabled to allow the anti-virus software to scan the infected (if infected)system properly. However, another source told me that I should not disable it in an event that the system crashes I cand still revert. Which should I believe in? Any feedbaks, would greatly be appreciated. Thanks in advance

Here are the list of site I've read for system restore disabling:

-MICROSOFT = http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q263455/
-MICROSOFT = http://support.microsoft.com/kb/831829
-ABOUT.COM = http://antivirus.about.com/od/windowsbasics/a/systemrestore.htm
-SYMANTEC = http://www.symantec.com/business/theme.jsp?themeid=full-system-scan
-TREND MICRO = http://about-threats.trendmicro.com/ArchiveVulnerability.aspx?language=us&name=DISABLING/ENABLING%20SYSTEM%20RESTORE
-MCaFEE = http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/disabling-system-restore.aspx

Answer:Disabling Windows XP System Restore to perform a full system scan

Did you notice that the first link you posted is a Microsoft KB article for Windows ME, not Windows XP?

I would not disable System Restore to perform a scan, I would rather use a Live CD from a AV company to perform an offline scan.
Are you familiar with AV Live CDs?

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The title says it all. These service named System & System Interrupt kept utilizing 15~30% of my CPU most of the time even on idle. This caused some temp rise on my Surface Pro 3 at 54C~61C (on idle) which used to be 45C~54C (idle) Also Battery seems to drain faster than b4.
Did you face these issue or do you have any idea what had just happened~!?
Note: Have all the latest updates!

Answer:System & System Interrupt kept 15~30 CPU usage is Idle all the time in Surface Pro 3. Has this happened to anyone?

Hi,
i do have the same issue with my surface pro 3, around 25/30 % cpu most of them from the interrupt system even when it is idle.
The problem occurs on windows 10, obviously under windows 8, eberything is ok.
I have found no solutions so far.
Regards

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This must be one you guys have heard before, however i think mines a little differernt.

Ok i boot my comp and just before loading screen it comes up with
Windows ould not start becuase the following file is missing or corrupt:
\Windows\System32\Config\System

Now, i have found what microsoft says to do, which is to put a windows CD in and press r, to go to the command promt screen in order to put in a whole lot of code. Fair enough i say, looks easy enough.

One problem though, i put my windows disk in, i press r. At this stage the instructions say the black screen should first ask me for a password to log in as admin however mine doesn't. I then go to type in the first bit of code the microsoft instructions tell me to type which is MD TMP i then get a message saying access denied! i type help, see a list of commands and found the logon command, so i tried that except it doesnt give me a list of admins where i should then be able to type in the password and log on in order to be able to type the code which microsoft has to me to type.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! i really cbf formating my hardrive.

btw running windows XP SP2. Comp is P4, 1gig ram. fx5700 graphics card.
PS: instructions i am refferring to are
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545

Answer:No boot, File missing or corrupt: windows\system\config\system

Went through the same thing with my older computer (HP Pavilion 502n/WinXP Home). Nearly brand new when it was given to me by a friend, three years ago, who forgot to give the Windows recovery disk. Then in mid August, it pulled a similar stunt as yours.

At First it was blackscreen with "Windows not shutdown completely and options to go into "safemode" or normally. That lasted a couple of times when it suddenly would not complete the boot up and got a similar message as you did.

Took it to a computer tech, who found a BIOS glitch and thought he had fixed it.

Then three weeks later, in early September, it did it again. Would not boot up completely several times. Then it finally did....after going online for a while, it started crashing and restarting every 20 minutes. Eventually it finally did boot up to show something else on a blue screen with a list of checking files systems on C: with this:

1 of your disks need to be checked for consistency. You may cancel the disk chk at any time.
CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)
CHKDSK verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)
Deleting index entry CAUGNJQR in ...and on and on until it reached 94% and crashed.

another boot and it was CMOS Checksum and so on.
At fourth bootup, it finally reached screen with F keys and I hit them to go into Safemode and HP system recovery (non destructive file mode).

After five hours, it completed that and Crashed. I finally boxed it up for a couple of days to take back to the... Read more

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I have tried removing and reinstalling and same issue.
 
I am using Yoga 2 13 inch with windows 8.1
 
thanks
 

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Answer:[Yoga 2 13] ThinkVantage System Update - "There are no applicable packages found for your system"

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
ThinkVantage System Update is not supported on the Yoga line of laptops. Please see:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/migr-73695
for complete details.
 
In order to remain up-to-date with your machine's drivers, you may wish to visit your support pages regularly:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-2-13-notebook-lenovo
 
Regards.

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I have windows 7 home premuim 64 bit
I went to create restore point on my new dell and after about an 1/2 hour of waiting for SR to open up I got this:

You have no Restore Points. Use System Protection to create restore point.
When I attempt to turn on System Protection, it doesn't show any drives available when it opens -- it just says that it's searching for available drives and it keeps searching and doesn't stop. Eventually, I'll receive the following Error Message:

"There was an unexpected error in the property page: System Restore encounter an error. Please try to run System Restore again (0x81000203)." also all button are greyed out. I wanted take an image to show you but that's not working either. Is there hope?

Thank you.

 

Answer:Windows 7 Home Premuim System Restore and System Protection not working.

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Hi,How can I obtain a "System Image"? Is there a Lenovo M-90 Restore Disk?I bought the M-90 used, and it didn't come with any disks.Thank you













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Answer:I need a "System Image" to re-install W-7 after I formatted the system partitions on my Hard Disk

Good day.
 
You'll need to contact Service (1-800-426-7378; 24/7) to discuss obtainng recovery media. There may be an associated cost.
 
Regards.

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Hello all, I have an X61s with model number 7668-CTO running Windows Vista Ultimate.  A few months ago lightning fried my network adapter and I took my computer in to have it serviced with a Lenovo tech.  The tech replaced the system board and I have not had any further problems with the network adapter.  I have, however, had continued problems with my fingerprint reader and System Update. I tried reinstalling the operating system hoping this would reinstall any drivers that were corrupted or missing.  That didn't fix the problem - probably because the computer didn't detect the fingerprint reader.  Yesterday, however, the Add Hardware tool popped up and said it detected my fingerprint reader (for the first time in 3 months!).  I downloaded the drivers and installed the ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software.  I am hopeful but not confident that this will fix my problems.  Does anyone have any thoughts as to why the reader is suddenly working, what caused it to disappear from the system to begin with, or how I can keep it from disappearing again? Also, ever since having the system board replaced, I am unable to use ThinkVantage System Update.  It gives me the  message "Error 75 received from the Package Index Server.  Please contact the Support Center."  I noticed on the preliminary user information screen my machine type and model is listed as "TP-7N__" instead of "7668-CTO" or some var... Read more

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HiDoes anyone know if the ThinkVantage System Update tool works on the G710, I installed it but I get the error "There are no applicable packages found for your system" when I look at the systems supported the G710, I used it before in a couple of other IBM/Lenovo and was a great tool for updating drivers, bios, software, etcOr is there an alternative software thet does the same thing?Thanks

Answer:G710 - ThinkVantage System Update - "There are no applicable packages found for your system"

Hi Nava,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums
 
I?m sorry to inform you that the ?Think Vantage System Update? tool is not compatible with G710 Laptop and no other software is available to download all the drivers at a time. But below is the link for the steps to download all the required drivers in one click:
 

How do I use "My Download List"?

Do post us back for further queries.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I've been getting restarts/BSoDs/system failures on an inconsistent basis for about 3 months.  It's been gradually worsening; first was only restarts when shutting down, then BSoDs too, then most recently sudden BSoDs while still using the computer.  Also messages about recovering from a serious error upon booting back up, from the start.  Because of the intermittent nature of the problems, and not being sure about when or if I should use a system restore point, I didn't do anything yet.  Now my oldest restore point is after I had installed what I'm pretty sure is the software that the problems started from (Networx, which comes with known-to-them crappy drivers).  I had uninstalled this software about 2 months ago, and had manually confirmed that at least one of its drivers was no longer on my system.  At first things seemed better, eventually however the intermittent problems continued, and are worsening.I've looked through the Device Manager info for any indications of problem drivers.  I've used the System Information tool (msinfo32) to examine possible problem devices, and startup programs.   And turned off the system failure restart option.I'm going to use Check Disk to check the HD, and possibly Driver Verifier to look for driver problems.  Also, I'll see if a safe mode boot allows a problem-free restart or shut down (but, of course, no problem happens a lot of times already).&nbs... Read more

Answer:system failures: source system error, ID 1003, stop c0000135

In general, errors that are not consistent suggest hardware failures.You should run hardware diagnostics of older equipment on a regular schedule.Also, service  of such older equipment requires a backup plan. How to backup XP and other versions of Windows has been well documented elsewhere. Suitable hardware is required. Either you make backups on removable media, or you use another hard drive.Memory tests are readily available. Memtest86 is often recommended. But even a good live Linux CD may have a memory test that will do the job. Have a Linux live CD should be part of your toolkit. See here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_live_CDsMy recommendation is to shift your attention to hardware diagnostics. The error messages have limited value when hardware is unstable. So you first have to know the hardware is in good shape. Especially older Hard Drives.Free Hard Drive Testing Also, booting in safe mode reduces some kinds of problems.  When testing, save mode is a good idea to reduce strange errors.Let us know how you do.   

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A few days ago, after a windows automatic update, my computer is no longer able to boot. It returns this message: ...\Windows\System32\Drivers\zeqpju.sys system file missing or corrupt. I have tried to do a recovery several times with no luck, I've tried everything I know to do in safemode and dos, I've even tried every method possible on the spotmau cd, but I still get the same bs!

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Also, I cannot locate any information concerning the zeqpju.sys file...do you know where I can get this file, so that I can try to replace the matching corrupt file on my system?

Thanks...

Answer:help with Vista Home Basic oem system failure corrupt system file.

Hello eliteboy,
I have had a look for the zeqpju.sys file and cant find any info on it anywhere. Are you sure that is how it is spelt ?.

There are a couple of things to try.
First open a command prompt as administrator and type sfc/scannow press enter and let it scan, if errors are found you will have to scan again until clean.

If that does not work, try a startup repair with the Vista disk.
Follow this link to a tutorial.

Startup Repair

If you don't have a disk, go here.

How to Make a Windows Vista Repair Disk If You Don?t Have One - How-To Geek

Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

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1)i open the system recovery and i create one also i go to settings and  i put maximum use 3%(7gb)
but every time i reboot or next day i cant find my system recovery,its deleted.......
 
 
2)i cant create a dvd for repair system,i click on create disk repair and next,and says that there are some missing files........

Answer:system recovery deleted every time + cant create system repair disk

1.  You're actually talking about two separate things here.  Item #1 is "restore points", not system recovery.  This restores your system back to point "X" in time.
2.  The second item is "system recovery", with recovers the system to factory specs.
The system recovery, which is usually a partition on your computer.  If this partition is damaged, removed, or files are corrupted, you have only two basic choices:
1.  Order recovery DVDs from the manufacturer; or
2.  Purchase a boxed copy of the OS, and download the drivers from the manufacturer's website.
Have a great day!

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Hello I have Windows 7 starter on my HP Mini Laptop

Suddenly I cannot:
enter safe mode
system restore back to factory settings
view system information

I attached how my pc looks when I click on things like firewall, system restore, system information etc.

Also, I often see corrupt disk notices and there was a notification on my desktop that said my WIndows version was unlicensed or something like that.

My Windows come up and I can get on the Internet with no problem, but the first thing that made me realize something was wrong was when I kept getting corrupt disk messages. Chrome corrupt disk etc.

What I have tried: I went to the tech support forum and took care of any malware problems AND I pressed F2 to run all the test and everything passed, hardware etc.

How could this be fixed?

Thanks so kindly!

Queenz Gurl
 

Answer:Can't system restore, can't view system info, can't enter safe mode

Hello there,
Download and install Advanced SystemCare 5 from IObit/MajorGeeks (free version), (sorry I can't provide any links, I'm on a cell phone) and run a Deep Care.
Otherwise, just contact the dealer who sold it to you, and tell them about the software counterfeit notif first. There are ways to circumvent this, but I unfortunately can't help you that way. Ask for a replacement, or a refund. Copy all your personal data to a USB Drive or any other storage device, wipe/shred your files from the laptop if you return it. You get the idea.
Here's what else you can do:
Right-click on C: Drive>Properties>Tools>Check Now in the Error Checking field.
Do the same for all drives.
I'll check Google for problems similar to yours. And their solutions. Meanwhile you do the same.
Good luck.
 

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I upgraded my system from Windows 8 to 10, I am facing problem to install plugins in my system.
When I try to install the plugin , I find a error message as "This tools require a VSTO Runtime" But when through the "installed programs" (Settings/System/Apps & Features) and check whether VSTO is actually installed, you will see the message "Unavailable" . I did try rebooting and it is still unavailable on the Windows 10 machine I have here.
Please let me know what to be done?

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Hello,
I have several questions and I think they all probably have to do with virus or spy ware, so I thought I would start here. Operating system is Windows XP

1.When I start my computer it is taking about 2 1/2 to 3 minutes to get to the log on screen. Then,the System 32 folder opens up and is just open on the desktop. This has never happened before.

2.When I go to the Internet in IE I generally can't access items on the page. Example. If I open my bank website, it won't let me go to anything else on the page. It acts like it's doing something, takes forever and then goes back to the page I was on. I don't have the problem if I access the Internet through AOL.

3.When I access Google,a help page,my bank site, even your site, either in IE or AOL all of the print on the page is in a large font and if I print anything it is in this large font. Does my computer know I turned a year older? What gives with this?

Things I've done.
I've run my virus scan and supposedly it's up to date according to McAfee.
I've run my SpyBot and my AOL Spyware. Spybot found MyWebSearch and supposedly deleted it.
I uninstalled games that were expired,I've been running the Clean-up program
and finally last night I ran my defrag.
When I ran the defrag I delayed the screensaver by 90 minutes and it also changed my desktop even though I had not asked it to do that. Now it doesn't have the saved picture that I was using (the name is there, but it i... Read more

Answer:Solved: System 32 on desktop at startup.Slow system, large font.

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Hello, I need help. I have a up to date version of Trend Micro installed, and also purchased a copy of Spyhunter. They found multiple trojans and Spyhunter found and removed the POVM.exe which is the main executable for the Advanced Virus Remover scareware virus, but I am still getting tons of errors when I click on various programs similar to "xxx.dll is not a valid windows image, please check this against your installation diskette"." What should I do next? I'm out of options! I would be appreciative of any assistance you may provide.I ran the hijack this files, and I got:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:34:38 PM, on 8/8/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16876)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Java\... Read more

Answer:System Popups like "swupdate.dll is not a valid windows image, pleae check this against your system diskette

Hello! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. In order to see what's going on with your computer I will ask for you to post various logs from the tools that we will use to resolve your issue. Please also share with me any information about how your computer is reacting and behaving each step of the way as we work through this process.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may ta... Read more

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When my widescreen U2913WM goes into screen saver and xps14z hibernates the system the system ungracefully shuts down. (Windows 10 64 Bit) Is it the NVIDIA GT 520M? How do I stop this from happening

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Hi, I constantly experience a reboot of the system as a result of a kernel-power failure (entry in system log). It normally happens when the system is trying to go to a powersaving (sleep) mode after I have left my office. I checked the system and hardware with the lenovo system tools and got no error. Has anyone experienced a similar problem and perhaps a a solution or some tips to nail down the problem? Thanks and best regards,Andreas

Answer:T410i - repeated kernel-power failures in system log with reboot of system (no blue screen)

Everything is up-to-date via System Update, right?

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Hello Everybody, I forgot my BIOS System Password (Administrator) and after reading the manual, the only fix is to have Lenovo change the System Board. Does anybody know how much this costs? My laptop is one month old and I purchased the 3 year extended warranty. Regards,Max

Answer:SL500 - forgot BIOS System Password... how much Lenovo charges to replace System Board?

HelloThere is way to reset password but unfortunatlly it will in violation of this forum's policy to tell you how.My advice to you Call Customer support they should be able to help you.Message Edited by ThE_ReBe1 on 07-06-2009 07:53 PM





*** Lenovo SL 300 P8600 3GB memory and 160 GB HD******WIndows XP pro SP3***

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Hello to whomever responds to this thread. This is the first time I've used one of these help forums and my knowledge of computer lingo is limited, but I'd be greatful if you could help me with this problem.

A little while ago I downloaded an application which turned out to be a 'trojan', or so I believe. Upon opening it I received an error report, and my antivirus program (Symantec) informed me that several items with .trojan in their name had been detected and deleted. I was also advised to reboot my computer, and after doing so I became aware of a little red shield icon in my system tray. Clicking it brings up a question which reads:

"Would you like to update your security software and download System Live Protect?"

I have not clicked yes because I believe this may be a problem. Furthermore, whenever I open Internet Explorer, there is an error report: "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close."

I am unsure as to whether these two problems are related, but that is my suspicion. Is there anything that can be done?

Thanks for reading

Answer:System Live Protect Icon In System Tray And Internet Explorer Error Report

I just looked around on the web and there are a lot of folks with this problem but no answer. Use the programs below and let's see what they find. It is definitely something you don't want.Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds. http://www.superantispyware.com/Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below if the programs above have not removed ALL malware. DO NOT post the log in this forum.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------How To start Windows in Safe Modehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/

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Hello,
I somehow got a Spydawn system alert popup virus after downloading codecs from the 'net thinking it was safe, i was wrong. I knew i shouldn't have trusted the download but did it anyways.
I managed to get rid of some items that were sent to my desktop plus the system alert that was in my control panel-add/remove programs. I ran ewido, adware,spybot and smitfraud, it doesn't say smitfraud fix..? I even did all of this in safe mode too, but the system alert popup is still flashing in the bottom right corner but now i can not access internet explorer...can't make a connection to the internet.

I don't see anything referring to spydawn in the log.


My Hijackthis log displayed these files that appear to be part of my problem.
I have no internet connection so i can't show you the complete log unless i copy all of it word for word...which i did for just these particular ones that seem suspicious.


R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank

RO-HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,start_page_URL =
about:blank

RO-HKCU-same with local_page=about:blank

RO-HKLM.."same"local_page=about:blank

R3-Default url search hook is missing

O3-toolbar:(no name)-{bdad1dad-c946-4a17-adc1-64b5b4ff55do}-(no file)

018-Protocol:msnim-{828030a1-22c1-4009-854f-8e305202313f}-"C:\progra~1\msnmes~1\msgrapp.dll"(file missing)

021-SSODL:prxsvc-{c27eccbf-adea-48c8-842c-a4d699dbae9a}-(no file)

016-dpf{... Read more

Answer:Flashing system Alert at bottom right system tray, no connection,Spydawn,blank page?

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware , then post a HJT log in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum

Cant you copy the complete HJT Log onto a floppy/thumb drive/cd and then paste it in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum? this is the only way we can possibly start helping you

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Two days ago, I received an email that appeared to be from a known relative, opened it, then realized it was not sent to me by anyone I know, but attached to someone else's contact list and sent as a "spoof" email? (from what I've read). I checked the properties, made a copy, posted below, and deleted it. Did not click on any of the links. From what I've managed to gather, after entering keywords from the email into various sites, I found quite a few matches to this problem, however, I am getting mixed signals on probable affect on my system or best way to check. A copy of the properties are posted below. Have run several scans, but get no real "alerts" regarding my system. I ran the scans in safe mode and normal mode. Was referred to Hijack This to run a summary. Have pasted my log. My system is running slower than normal and when I log onto the internet, or just into my email account, the screen comes up, quickly flashes off, then comes up again. After this point it seems to run fairly normal, but slow. I am aware that I have limited "unused" space on my system and before backing up, and sending photos to online sites for storage, I want to ensure, with your help, whether or not an obvious problem is shown on the log. I am below the "amateur" level of this type of process so please have patience and let me know if you see anything that I should remove. Thanks so much! THE EMAIL PROPERTIES=============================... Read more

Answer:Received a "spoof?" email, system running extremely slow, not sure if system infected, need an expert

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructio... Read more

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I keep getting this blue screen:
 
STOP: C000021a (Fatal System Error)
The windows SubSystem system process Terminated unexpectedly with a status of OxC0000005 (Ox7542f33d Ox00a1f138).
The system has been shut down.
 
Its always between 8 and 9 am eastern time when it crashes. Once it crashes, I am able to reboot and use as normal for the reminder of the day. I have replaced memory, disabled/uninstalled all anti virus and updated drivers. This has been happening for over a year now. Can you help?

Answer:BSOD STOP: C000021a (Fatal System Error) The windows SubSystem system process Te

Have you check the drive itself? Run chkddsk and also download the hard-drive diagnostic tool for your drive to see if maybe the drive failing.

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My PC is infected with 3 malware popups named Security System Proctection Control Panel, System Integrity Scan Wizard and Security System Warning (the last one telling me I have Abebot). I have tried to get rid of them with Kaspersky Antit-Virus, Adaware, spyware sweeper, and SpybotSD, but they are still running. I didn't run the online scan by Kaspersky because I have the most recent version installed and running on my PC. When I ran a rootkit scan with KAV, it took just over four hours and reported my PC was clean. So for whatever reason Kaspersky is not picking up these three forms of malware. Following all other directions on your preliminary instruction list I used Deckard's System Scanner to make two Hijack This files. They are pasted in below. Please take a look and tell me what I should do to get rid of this malware. Thank you very much for this valuable service you are providing.-- Dark EagleDeckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Perry H. Chesnut on 2008-04-18 23:11:18Computer is in Normal Mode.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Backed up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.-- HijackThis (run as Perry H. Chesnut.exe) ------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:47:35 PM, on 4/18/2008Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:F:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeF:\WIN... Read more

Answer:Security System Protection Control Panel & System Integrity Scan Wizard Popups

Hello Dark Eagle. to BleepingComputer.comMy name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.See you soon,Billy3

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1. Open [Backup and Restore] center
2. Set backup settings and Select a optical disc as the location to save backup
3. An informaion pops up, says "System images cannot be saved on this device"

Click [Guidelines for choosing a backup destination] for help, and can find "you can't save a system images on a CD or DVD"

So, my question is why we can't do it, and it is ok to create system images to optical disc from the task of [Create an image backup].

Answer:Why Backup user and system files fails to create system images to optical disc?

You and me both. I don't know why they did this, maybe it will be sorted in one of the newer builds.

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Hello, I don't believe I have made any changes to my computer since I got it. I have read and reread several times the instructions for using the one touch recovery system to create factory default discs. I have also watched the videos and read all the forum threads. Please tell me what to do next after reading my account of what I have done so far. 1. Tried to create factory default recovery discs using write only discs. Kept getting messages that my discs were not blank.  2.I then switched to best qality rewritable discs. The program looked to be working, and then I got this message: "The program cannot find the service partition. This function is currently unavailable." I tried this twice and got the same message. 3. Next, I tried using the option "Recovery discs with current system". It began to work, and then ejected the disc and gave me this message: "NOTICE An internal program error has occurred. Failed error code 0xEB1B068A"   I do not know what to do now.  I am intelligent but not extremely versed in all the operational systems and options. I DON'T speak or understand technical jargon, but I am capable of following simple instructions. I cannot find a telephone number anywhere to talk to any tech person about what I should do next. Is there no Lenovo help for purchasers when they are trying to follow the guidelines provided in the manuals? I see nothing about what to do if the system for creating these critical f... Read more

Answer:Create factory default system recovery discs with one touch system. New computer, not working.

Hi, and you made NO changes to your partitions at all? You can try the following. Try and burn the discs with PH?L?PS DVD-R,OR if that doesn't help,use the DVD drive to burn something else and see if that completes successfully. ?f it does,then download the One Key Recovery from your model's site un-install the current one, clean your disk,reboot and then install the new download. ?f the dvd  test does NOT complete successfully,then you found your problem. ?f anything is not clear to you,please feel free to ask. Do let us know how you go. 

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Hello, receiving random different BSODs:

NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION

Details:

Sony Vaio VPC-EH3J1E

Intel Core i3 2350M @ 2.30 GHz

4.00 GB RAM

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

So far I have tested the HDD with 3 different testing tools (CrystalDisk, SamsungHDDTool, and ToolstarHDD Test. All passed. RAM Test has also passed on a 5 pass run. Mainboard was changed in the Notebook last week under Guarantee. What else could this be? Any help is appreciated.

Thanks.


Laptop, only the power suppy connected. RAM tested with Memtest86+ (7pass) and it passed. Mainboard replaced, Hard drive tested with CHKDSK, SamsungHDDTool, and Toolstar HDD Test. Recovery of the system is not possible because the device is a guarantee case and the customer does not want to lose his data. I am able to boot to the desktop. The bluescreens are sporadic. No new software or hardware has been added to this laptop in the last 24 hours. The customer says that he does not add any external hardware devices to the laptop when he uses it. The laptop is only 3 months old.

I have downloaded and installed ALL drivers from the Sony Vaio support site. After the first restart, I was thrown another 2 BSODs: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (0x0000003B) and SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED_M (0x1000007E). So far the following work has been done on this notebook:

1. Mainboard replaced
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Answer:blue screen errors "NTFS file system / system service exception

Hello PartyFerret.

According to Carrona.org, STOP 0x00000109: CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION
Usual causes: Device driver, Breakpoint set with no debugger attached, Hardware (Memory in particular)

Enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

Let us know the results.

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new here, don't know if this is posted or not but my friend's com have this kind of problem,

when the windows boot in, it will complain the file c:\windows rundl132.exe is not found and also currently what i know cannot run in the com is the system file in the control panel, system restore, remove programs and application and also microsoft word.

i am guessing is just some corruption but it does not seems like it, can any one tell me which spyware is it and how to find the way to delete it?
thanks

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A company I do work for had a system come in configured with a single drive, and the BIOS was configured with RAID. The system was upgraded to a Samsung SSD, but the Samsung Magician software commented drive was not set for AHCI. A quick change in the
BIOS from RAID to AHCI mode led to no problems on reboot. Will this cause any problems in the future? I'm not sure why Dell shipped this system with RAID configured and not a second drive, but performance testing with Magician had 3 categories within 5% of
the max performance and one around 10%. Thanks

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HiI thought PC Tools was suppose to find and eliminate these kind of threats,but it does not i am usingAVG 8 FreePlease help me find and fix this problem manually...When I click on "My Computer" and any other folder this thing pop up twice. "System Error!Your computer was infected by unknown Trojan.It's dangerous for your system (critical files can be lost)!Click OK to download the antispyware program to clean your system! (Recommended)" then it open my internetto:http://spywareadvancedscanner.com/2008/3/_freescan.php?aid=880202Or Click on Cancel which does not cancel but also open my internet to:http://spywareadvancedscanner.com/2008/3/_freescan.php?aid=880202How do I remove it?MY hijack this Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:08:02 AM, on 7/11/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.20815)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.ex... Read more

Answer::angry: "system Error! Your Computer Was Infected By Unknown Trojan. It's Dangerous For Your System (critical Files...

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Please download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) and save to your Desktop.alternate download siteDSS will do the following:Create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.Clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, Internet Cache Files, and empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.Check some important areas of your system and produce a report for an analyst to review.Automatically run HijackThis. It will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have it installed. So if HijackThis is not installed and DSS prompts you to download it, please answer yes.You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges when using.Close all applications and windows.Double-click on dss.exe to run it and follow the prompts.If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not
malicious.When the scan is complete, two text files will open in Notepad:main.txt <- this one will be maximizedextra.txt <- this one will be minimizedIf not, they both can be found in the C:\Deckard\System Scanner folder.Please copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt and extra.txt in your next reply.-- When running DSS, some firewalls may warn that it is trying to access the Internet especially if your asked to download the most current version of HijackThis. Please ensure that you allow it permission to do ... Read more

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I just saw the new Client System Update utility for my E6500, downloaded, and installed it on Win7 x64. I've been talking about Dell creating such a util for years and finally Dell did.
 
However, it does not work. After I press the Check for updates button, after a bit it comes back with "Check for updates failed" and the GUI-U15 error in the logs. I tried many times, including after a reboot. Also, the app just disappears (probably crashes silently) when I go to Advanced->system details.
 
Any ideas? I was excited to spread the word around about it but can't as it doesn't work at all.
Artemhttp://beerpla.nethttp://twitter.com/ArtemR

Answer:E6500 - Dell Client System Update - error checking for updates (GUI-U15), crashes when going to system details

I have the exact same problem on an Optiplex 960 running Windows 7 X64.

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I recently had to return my HP Pavilion g7 Windows 8 64- bit only laptop to the manufacturer for repair under warranty. Prior to this I created a system image as the Hard Disc was going to be replaced. Having now received the repaired laptop
I have been trying to restore the saved image. I watched the microsoft video on the subject and followed the instructions implicitly. However having arrived at the point where I clicked NEXT to accept the <Use latest image> option screen and then landed on the screen entitled <RE IMAGE YOUR COMPUTER....... CHOOSE ADDITIONAL RESTORE OPTIONS> the message I then received was:

<To restore this computer Windows needs to format the drive that the Windows Recovery environment is currently running on. To continue with the restore shut down this computer and boost it from a Windows installation disc or a system repair disc and then try the restore again. If you don't have a system repair disc you can create one now.>

Well I did have one which I had prepared at the same time as I created the image system but the laptop wouldn't boot from it.................. so I went through the entire procedure again and then pressed the CREATE DISC tab. The next instruction was:

<Select a CD/DVD drive and insert a blank disc into the Drive> Ok, I did that ! Then I pressed the CREATE DISC tab.............only to get the message <System repair disc could not be created. The system cannot find file specified ( 0x80070002)>... Read more

Answer:System image restore & system repair disc problems

Hi, I just did a system image restore the other day, and I didn't have to use a recovery disc or go through any of those steps you mentioned.
After it scans your system for other images I presume it see's the one you made on the other external hdd. If so make sure to tick select a system image when you get to the "use the latest image available (recommended)" screen prompt. From there it should be pretty straight forward to recovery. If you see reformat/repartition drives is greyed out on the next screen prompt just ignore it and just click next.

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Hi, I am trying out windows 7 backup, hoping at last that I won't need a 3rd party backup solution. So far so bad! My first problem is how ridicilously slow the backup is, but this has been discussed at length elsewhere. My second problem is the backup stalls when I try to backup a folder which I know has got various bits of malware in. I am an IT pro and use the files in this folder for testing purposes. OK fair enough I guess, although I think the backup should handle this event a bit more elegantly. So I've zipped and password protected the offending files to hide them from the AV (security essentials by the way) The final problem which I just can't understand is that when I try to create an image of my system drive, backup wants to add my D drive (which is purely a data drive) to the image. My D drive is huge and I don't want to include it in a system image. I keep my system drive lean and mean for exactly this purpose but now I can't back it up because the total size of C and D drives combined exceed the capacity of my backup drive. I know for a fact that the D drive has no consequence to the system boooting or operating, I have disconnected it and windows boots up just fine. In computer management the D Drive is not showing up as a system drive, so why does windows think it is? And why isn't there a power user mode wher I can choose exactly what I want in a system image, I understand you're trying to make windows easy to use for the average Joe, bu... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 Backup - System image includes non system disk

I suggest you check your hard drive jumpers. There should be only one Active drive. If you disconnect the data partition the Active partition will be changed. We are not clear why the partition will be Active partition when you connect it.
You may open Disk Management, set the 100MB system served partition or your Windows partition as Active and check the result again.Arthur Xie - MSFT

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Hi everyone, sorry for posting another thread about this, but after doing some digging on my own, I thought it was getting kind of heavy so I put it here in the advance forum. Here is what I have done so far in trying to restore my automatic system checkpoints. As before, system restore will not create the "system checkpoint" for me at a given time interval. I will list what I have done so far to help diagnose my problem. I followed all the steps on this link by Bert: http://bertk.mvps.org/html/srauto.html I typed eventvwr.msc in the run line. Clicked system on the left, then source on the right. I found some events for sr, but these were the ones I did myself when turning off, then back on system restore. Task scheduler and system restore services are running. I confirmed this by typing cmd, then net start in the run line. I have the space allowed on my hard drive set to the max, and there are 25 GB free. I am able to create manual system restore points and they are also created if I install/uninstall a program. I have reinstalled system restore using the sr.inf file. I used the "xpsystemrestoreponitsfrequency.vbs" to change my time interval to 1 hour just to see if it worked, but it didn't. I checked my registry settings for system restore. Disable SR is set to 0. Restore status is set to 1 (I posted that because I thought one means disable in the registry, but I don't know what restore status is) I do have a screen saver on, my system is set s... Read more

Answer:system restore doesn't create automatic system checkpoints

ok, I have a few more things you can try...First go to your services.msc (Start then Run then type services.msc), then verify that The System Restore Service and the Task Schedular are Set as LOCAL SYSTEM (for their, "log on as..". ALso make sure they are both set to AUTOMATIC.Next, in your Registry, Check The Following Keys:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestoreThe Default Values for this key should bename - type - dataDefault - REG_SZ - (value not set)Compression Burst - REG_DWORD-60CreateFirstRunRp- REG_DWORD-1DisableSR- REG_DWORD-0DiskPercent- REG_DWORD12-DsMax- REG_DWORD-400DsMin- REG_DWORD-200RestoreDiskSpaceError- REG_DWORD-0RPGlobalInterval- REG_WORD-86400RPLifeInterval- REG_DWORD-777600RPSessionInterval- REG_DWORD-0ThawInterval- REG_DWORD-900TimerInterval- REG_DWORD-120Next Go to this Key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Srservicename - type - dataDefault - REG_SZ - (value not set)DependOnGroup-REG_MULTI_SZ- DependOnService - REG_MULTI_SZ - RpcSsDescription - Reg_Sz - Performs System Restore Functions to Stop service...etcDisplayName -REG-SZ - System Restore ServiceErrorControl-REG_DWORD - 1ImagePath - REG_EXPAND_SZ - %SystemRoot%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsObjectName - REG_SZ-LocalSystemStart-REG_DWORD- 2Type - REG_DWORD - 32Then lastly go to this Key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SrDefault ... Read more

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Hi there, am having a problem with a new computer system. Freshly installed with windows 10 Pro. Have attached the DM log collector files 2016NODE-17_07_2016_113804_88.zip

For the first week this system ran without problems. Left online for long periods copying network files and downloading etc. Then on July 14th began to suffer from unexplained system reboots after between 30-60 mins of being left without keyboard or mouse input. These don't happen while the system is in use and I've been able to confirm 6-7 hour periods of intense usage without any crash.

Each of the idle crashes comes up with a "The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck." listing in the Windows event review. Each of these reboots basically restarts the machine and comes back to the login screen.

I've downloaded the BlueScreenView minidump reviewer program to find out what drivers are involved and the results of these crashes are as follows :

Between 14/07/2016 and 16/07/2016

Bug check String Caused by Driver / Address

Unknown NTFS.sys +a63e0
Unknown tcpip.sys +1fb2c8
Memory_Management ntoskrnl.exe +142760
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ntoskrnl.exe +142940
Memory_Management ntoskrnl.exe +142940
Page_fault_in_nonpaged_area ndis.sys +97860
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL ntoskrnl.exe +142940
Bad_Pool_Header ... Read more

Answer:Regular System Reboots involving ntoskrnl.exe - on system idle

Have added an image of the BlueScreenView Analysis - it actually shows that in another two instances Bad Pool and Page fault - the ntoskrnl.exe was involved in the crash as one of two cited drivers .. so that means currently 8 of the 10 reboots have involved this driver I believe.

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Gateway 830GM desktop running Windows XP. There is a FAT32 partition bearing the label "Recovery".

Windows will not run.

I have tried pressing the following keys on boot:
F8
R
F11
Ctrl+F11

Nothing works and there are no recovery CDs.
 

Answer:How do I access System Recovery partition on Gateway WinXP system?

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a coworkers laptop download error cleaner and now gets all these popups every 30 seconds that say system alert or critical system warning, she has a flashing red x

thanks
any help would be appreciated Hijack this attached


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:53:12 PM, on 11/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Console\NSCSRVCE.EXE
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_Service.exe
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_WatchDog.exe... Read more

Answer:Solved: system alert/critical system warning popups

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Double-click smitfraudfix.exe
Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter". A text file will appear which lists infected files (if present).
Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user.
http://www.beyondlogic.org/consulting/proc...processutil.htm

Warning: Do not run Option #2 until you are instructed to do so. Running option #2 on a non infected computer will remove your Desktop background.
 

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I have just finished a System Repair on my Windows 7 using repair ISO, and I'm not sure if I should do a system image backup before deleting old files with Disk Cleanup, or delete them after I've done a Repair Disc and System Image as well. I'm also afraid to delete anything at this stage. Would it be safe to delete Restore Points and Shadow Copies at this stage (I only did repair today), or should I wait a week or so?
I guess what I'm asking is when and what to delete and when to create a System Image and Repair Disc. New to all this and don't want to muck it up, so any help I can get would be very much appreciated. I have printed out your tutorials to follow on Disk Cleanup and removing $Window.~Q file.
Thank you

Answer:When to delete old files and create System Image after System Repair

Make your system image now, using Macrium Reflect. You will be able to return to this point regardless of what happens.
Now delete your restore points and then make a new one, so that you can fix any future problems.
Now make another image.
You, also, want to download the free Macrium Reflect and make your images on an external hard drive. You will be able to save as many as you want.
Following these instructions you cannot go wrong. You can always come back to what you have right now.
Macrium Reflect Free

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Hello All:

Browsing the folders on my hard drive I have found a series of shortcuts (to default users, application data, "archivos de programas" (program files in English language) that I didn't create and that I can neither access nor delete.

I have two administrator accounts in the computer, yet can't operate on these shortcuts.

Any ideas on how to access this folders and eventually deleting them?

I am attaching some screenshots on the matter.

Thank you for your help!
Madasco

Answer:Unaccesible shortcuts created by the system in user & system folders

sounds like you may have to try the following link to try and take ownership of those folders. Try this link and see what happens:

Take Ownership Shortcut

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I ran a full scan on Avast yesterday, it found 3 infections in my windows folder, can't remember the specific paths anymore.. I think one was in Sys64 or something.
It managed to quarantine 2 of them but it couldn't find the specified file path (or something) of the infection in Sys64 (or something).
So, Avast suggests that I restart and run a scan. I click yes, computer restarts, starts running a scan before Windows starts. After an hour it is done, I log on my account...

The startup is a bit faster than usually, but I notice that the programs that should start on startup won't (MSN Messenger, Skype, etc. including Avast itself. Comodo firewall starts as it should though).

I try to open some programs, including Firefox, Avast, Messenger... nothing happens when I click the shortcuts.
I can use explorer to browse my folders, but if I try to open an application nothing happens (usually, CCleaner worked however).

I tried system restore to an earlier state, but once the restore was "done" and I logged back in, it said that system restore failed because an antivirus program was running a virus scan.

I tried to clean registry and remove some files with CCleaner, but no effect.
I also tried to system restore to a different point multiple times: same effect. Fail.

So I tried to uninstall Avast, nothing happens when I click it at the control panel "uninstall or change programs" thing.

Next I go on rampage and try to delete the folder of Avast Antivirus, it sa... Read more

Answer:System restore fails after Avast Antivirus messes up the system

Seems Avast definitions are flagging important system files as infected. Many are saying sfc/scannow corrects the problem.

Just check the Avast forum and you'll see how many current threads there are on it.

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There has to be a better way, right? It all started with GTA Online started crashing, so I had to start doing some system investigating and when I ran System File Checker there were numerous files that it was unable to repair.

I popped my Windows 8 CD in thinking I could just run the repair utility, but I couldn't find anything of the sort. Is that a thing of the past? It seems like in this day and age there has to be a better way than to compare your files with known working versions manually.

I looked through the System File Checker log and found these unresolved errors:

2015-05-18 22:44:19, Info CSI 00001214 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"utc.app.json" of Microsoft-Windows-Unified-Telemetry-Client, Version = 6.3.9600.17807, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_AMD64 (9), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch

2015-05-18 22:44:19, Info CSI 00001216 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:66{33}]"telemetry.ASM-WindowsDefault.json" of Microsoft-Windows-Unified-Telemetry-Client, Version = 6.3.9600.17807, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_AMD64 (9), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch

2015-05-18 22:44:20, Info CSI 00001218 [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:... Read more

Answer:Repairing system files manually from System File Checker

Have you tried running Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth with Adm Cmd Prompt.?

When SFC /Scannow corruptions are detected and some can't be repaired that is generally the next step.

Have you installed any Windows Updates lately? KB3022345 has caused file corruptions and crashed the DISM tools on many systems.

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If I change my operating system to linux and delete my old operating system entirely, will I be able to still use system restore to change my old operating system back?
Please help. All help is appreciated.

Answer:If I change my operating system to linux, can I still use windows' system restore?

The simple answer is no. If you remove an OS then you can not use it to do a restore because it is no longer there to run the restore program. What I would recommend would be to have a duel boot system.

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