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Question: keyboard must be confused

after recently re-formatting out computer ouy keybaord has gone crazy

When the @ button is pressed it comes up as " and vice versa there are other buttons like this i believe these are the setting of an american keyboard although i am not certain.
On my keybaord visually the " is located above the 2 and the @ above the ' on the right hand side.

any ideas on how to correct this issue
thanks
x

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Preferred Solution: keyboard must be confused

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Answer: keyboard must be confused

go into the control panel and into keyboard/harware properties and change it

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Set up my new PC but find that the keyboard is acting funny.

For example.....to get then @ symbol for email purpose - I have to use the Shift + Number 2. This should give me " sysmbol as per the lettering on the keyboard!!!

Also... the tab button does nothing!!

CAn you help????
 

Answer:'Confused' Keyboard

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Question: confused keyboard

something is wrong with my keyboard and i am considering buying a new one. some keys have changed postion the @ key is now at the " key and several others have changed. what can i do about this?

Answer:confused keyboard

click here

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Hi guys and galsMy keyboard has decided to play silly buggers.The ampersand and quote marks have swapped places,the pound sign has completely disappeared and comes out as a hash sign and the hashsign comes out as a long vertical line.There are other changes as well although no letters are effected.I have checked my keyboard settings and they appear to be correct as I am using a windows 101 keyboard set to american english.I don't suspect the keyboard itself as a spare one behaves exactly the same.grateful for any advice Pootie

Answer:confused keyboard characters

.I think you need to set the keyboard to British English.Peter.

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hi all, new to the forum. as we speak, i am tying this whole message while holding down my shift key because it's the only way my keyboard will respond properly. if i don't hold the shift key down, the keys will intermittently not function, or will only function after tapping 2-3 times, sometimes they work the first time, but never twice in a row. i already ordered a new keyboard and will install it when it gets here, and have taken this one out and tried to clean it, but no improvement. the computer is a toshiba a25-s207 laptop. the problem didn't exist yesterday, and i've never had any problems with it until now. i scanned the hard drive for viruses and spyware and came up empty handed. i'm stumped. any ideas would be greatly appreciated, because this is the only system i have right now. thanks!
 

Answer:Keyboard problems... really confused.

nobody has any ideas? I would think with all the accumulated experience out there that someone might have at least a tiny speck of advice they could offer... maybe not. Thanks anyways.
 

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Gentlemen and Ladies,Newbie here and amature to boot. Hoping that someone can point me in the right direction to fix my keyboaard problem. Here goes:New Lenovo SL510. Windows 7 Pro. Installed over Vista. Running Office 2007. (Not 2003) No files loaded yet. The errors show up on websights and in passwords as well as on Word.Problem: Keyboard; Key "r" produces "gr", Key "g" produces "gr"...Key "p" produces " 'p", Key " ' " produces " 'p "...Key "Esc" produces "q". Key "h" produces "hu"Key "i" produces a small pop up window that says:["Office 2003 access key: ALT,I - Continue typing the Office 2003 menu key, or press Escape to cancel. "]Just replaced the keyboard with a new one from Lenovo. Conclusion: Not keyboard problem.The problem disapears for short periods of time but returns.Any ideas???Will appreciate any advice.Larry

Answer:SL510 keyboard is confused

Try using an USB keyboard. If the problem persists, it's a Windows problem. If the problema disappear, it's a keyboard controller problem. Best regards.





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I have an Elite X2 1012 and my keyboard's gyroscope (or location) sensor is a bit confused.No matter where the keyboard is, upside down (behind the screen) or upright where it usually is (flat on the desk), it keeps thinking that it's upside-down therefore disabling it even when it's flat on the desk.Any ideas?

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So this Lenovo was repaired before because the keyboard was constantly pressing 'q' and it made the computer impossible to use. So they repaired it under warranty as I obviously hadn't done anything, cool right? Well they only repaired the top case, according to Lenovo. Ok, I think. That's fine. The issue is resolved. A little while later, my bracket key ( one on the right ) doesn't work. I use it occasionally for programming but it obviously isn't as used as other keys. It just sticks and sometimes continously presses itself for no reason.  Lenovo wants me to ship it back again to possibly replace keyboard. I don't wanna ship it off again for ONE key. Are there any places that offer U530 touch replacement keys? I can't find it anywhere...not even the laptop key websites have it. It's like the most elusive thing in the world. I asked Lenovo and they said they can't give you an individual key. I guess they hate saving money on shipping lol. So should I just send it in? It's a problem because it continously can type on the bracket key and makes work impossible.  Really disappointed in the quality of these computers. 

Answer:U530 Touch Keyboard Issue. Very Confused.

hi naw008,
 
Sorry to hear about your keyboard trouble.
 
As the U530 Touch is still under warranty, it's recommended that you send the unit for service again one more time to rectify the keyboard issues that you're having. Also, as per page 62 of the HMM, the keyboard is embedded on the bezel (upper case) and cannot be replaced separately (this is most likely the reason why there's no separate keyboard key for this unit).
 
- Link to picture
 
If it's inconvenient to send the unit in for service, you can try to temporarily disable the bracket key by using Sharpkeys and remap another key (eg  the "< >" keys) as a bracket key
 
 
Regards

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OK, My Grandmothers house was hit by electricity a couple of weeks ago. It blew out her phones and her computer will not turn on. I have not tried turning the computer on myself this is just what I was told. The strange thing to me is the computer was plugged into a surge protected with the monitor and other things. The monitor still works the surge protector still works and everything else that was plugged into the surge protector still works. The only thing that does not work is the computer. Isn't that strange? The electricity would have blown out anything pluged into the surge protected and would have tried the surge protector? RIGHT? Now I don't know if the whole computer will no longer work. Does it sound like it could just be the power supply? How does a computer act after getting hit by electricity? This computer will not do anything! You push the power button and nothing happens. Does anyone have any ideas? Is the computer fried? Is there anyway to fix it? Thanks for the help...
 

Answer::confused:Power Supply Issue:confused:

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Hello Everyone. I've joined the group as I've just started my own business and I need a website. (oh yes i surely do). I thought someone out there might be able to help.Oddly I kind of understand the technical part of a site build but I don't understand the design element. I have reg the domain name and now need someone to design my corp identity. So the question is: by trade is someone who does corp identity, the same person that 'designs' a website, or is the person who designs the website also the web builder? It's confusing since when you talk to a company about doing the above they talk about 'we' - no idea how many people behind closed doors and their role would be. As a start up I can't afford a company anyway, so would like to use a freelancer - but how many?!I don't want to build from a template so will defo need a designer but I'm so unsure of all their specific roles. Help!!....then there's the SEO, does the web builder do that, or is that also a separate person!! ARHGHHHHH

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Hi Lozzalady,I understand your confusion as there seem to be so many different names that most people have no understanding of.A good webdesigner/ Graphic designer should be able to help you out with most of these points. If you already have a corporate image ie Logo/colour scheme/ headed notepaper etc then a site/graphic designer should be able to work with you on the creation of a basic design and what you want YOUR site to look like. They are there to assist you. Many freelance webdesigners will be able to cover most of these aspects for you. SEO is also something that I concentrate on when building a site by ensuring I use correct metadata, page titles and keywords for each page. Linking off to similar site can also help with SEO. Often a well structured site with correct SEO data built in, a sitemap on google and sending in your url to them is the best SEO you can get.To get a good list does take time but by using these points you should get there in a couple of months.

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I get a keyboard error message on boot up whether it is plugged in or not. Once I plug in the keyboard the mouse freezes immediately and the keyboard still does not work. Then I can't do anything and have to restart. I have tried multiple keyboards, none work on this system but they all work on others. What is going on? I'm sick of using the onscreen keyboard!

Answer:Keyboard Error - Not Keyboard - Mouse Freezes When Plug in Keyboard

What does the error say / when does the error come up / are you using a PS/2 keyboard / have you tried a USB keyboard?Alan <>< 

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Here is the problem I have experienced for the on-screen keyboard (with or without tablet mode),
- When the on-screen keyboard comes up, the windows will not automatically resize to make way. The Keyboard will end up covering the window. (In Windows 8.1, all windows will resize.) (In Windows 10, only Store App and Microsoft Edge knows how to resize.)
Any thoughts?

Answer:Windows 10 Keyboard Issues (Touch Keyboard / On-screen Keyboard)

same here. Nobody has a solution?

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hello admin, i nid ur help. after the liquid spillage on my laptop my built in keyboard stop working except the shift, function keys and enter are still working..i tried the on screen keyboard but still the same as the built in keyboard and then i tried my external keyboard but nothing happens..so my last option was to reformat my laptop but i cant sign in on my accnt because my key letter on my laptop doesnt work.. plss help..

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Question: confused about P4

looking to upgrade system, but confused about the P4. Some P4's have an C at the end. Ex. P4 3C and there is the E also on some and some have no letter P4 3. What does this mean? Also there is the Northwood and I have seen other names as well. I have tried looking at Intel's site but to no avail.
Thanks
 

Answer:confused about P4

Intel Pentium 4 A / Northwood core / 400 MHz FSB socket 478/ (the P4A is avelible with two cache options) Cache: L1/12K+8K; L2/128K or Cache: L1/12K+8K; L2/512K

Intel Pentium 4 B/ Northwood core / 533 MHz FSB socket 478 / Cache: L1/12K+8K; L2/512K

Intel Pentium 4 C w/ Hyper Threading / Northwood core / 800 MHz FSB socket 478 / Cache: L1/12K+8K; L2/512K

Intel Pentium 4 E w/ Hyper Threading / Prescott core / 800 MHz FSB / socket 478 / Cache: L1/12K+16K; L2/1MB

Intel Pentium 4 EE (Extreme Edition) w/ Hyper Threading / Northwood core / 800 MHz FSB / socket 478 / Cache: L2/512K; L3/ 2MB

Intel Pentium 4 Xeon w/ Hyper Threading/ Prestonia core / 533 MHz FSB / socket 604 / Cache: L2/512K
 

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Question: confused

what exactly is the difference between antispyware anti virus and antimalware?
 

Answer:confused

Virus replicate itself and cause damage to the system.

Spyware spy on you and the places your surf to.Some steal your username, account numbers and passwords. Some offers customized advertising. A lot of times, compromised PCs are grouped into botnets, and besides stealing passwords, they can be told to attack other machines.

Malware is the umbrella term for all of the above, and all generally undesirable software, like fake antivirus programs that tells you that you are infected, and nudges you to pay for their useless software.
 

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Question: I'm confused

OK I was thinking about geting the 6600 GT then NO and then yes so I decided just to ask you guys front up I have a 1.33 GHZ AMD Xp and I want a video card that my CPU won't bottleneck it greatly maybe a bit but I want a card that *dreams* run Half life 2 on high but medium is what I'm thinking I'll get but please help me I'm so confused. I play America's army, counter strike, Diablo 2 ( no graphically powered much), Doom 3 , and Half life 2.

Answer:I'm confused

you have to get a 6600gt

anything lower than that isn't worth the money

especially with the 1.33ghz you'll need it

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Question: Im confused

Let me explain this better. I have a old computer and a new one that im building. The old computer has a Maxtor 40gig diamond plus 8 ATA in it with a motherboard that supports ATA 33/66/100. My new computer will have a motherboard that supports ATA 33/66/100/133. I cant figure out if I should (or can) just take the old hard drive out and put it on my new PC for now and buy a ATA 100 hard drive for the old computer (my kids will use the old computer when im done) or should I buy a new ATA 133 for my new computer. Or does it matter if I buy a Seagate 100 for my new motherboard(supports 33/66/100/133) or can I even use a ATA 150 for my new motherboard even though it doesnt support ATA 150. Im lost. I think I might be looking at this whole ATA concept wrong. I mean doesnt the higher ATA mean the faster the Hard drive? I dont know what too do....

Answer:Im confused

never mind, forget wht i said in my last post

i can't find any ATA133 seagates, but just go for a 100 then, a few seconds slower can't hurt you (doubt the difference is that big though)

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Hello all, the novice here again. I have already completed upgrading my computer. I now have a 64 mb nvidia pci video card. This is nice because it replaces my old on board chip set (intel 8mb).. Very nice, indeed. However, I can only get it to work after tinkering with my junk for a while and it is getting old real fast. See, the way my friend put it to me is...I have to figure out how to get my pc to stop reading my old video card and just read the new one. Also I found that the thing also creates a default monitor as well as the installed monitor now it seems I have a problem. 2 monitors and two video cards. I ahve gone in and disabled them from the device manager but that is not working then I remove them from the device manager alltogether and then when I restart my pc they come right back. I am curious is there anyway that I can disable my on board card and get rid of this "Default" monitor. This way hopefully my pc can concentrate on the video card and the monitor that is supposed to be used so I can start my games on the first try. (otherwise I get an error a fault in DMtp.34...or something like that) seems like I need more experience with things....Can someone advise me please...Thanks again
 

Answer:My Pc Is Confused !! Or Maybe Its Me?

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Hello,

Well I don't know much about computers but I know there is something not right with mine. A little over a week we moved into a new house and when I got the internet back online something was wrong with my computer. I bunch of my programs have been uninstalled, like itunes, all my microsoft stuff. When I clicked on the shortcuts, it said that the file had been moved or changed and that the shortcut didn't work. I reinstalled itunes, a bunch of other stuff including microsoft works. Once I tried to use it, I can only save on wps file, it won't le be save under doc and I can't open any of my doc files. I have gotten a couple of error messages saying that the path I'm trying to use is on an unavailable network. I completely unstillaed microsoft works 9 and now when I try to reinstall it tells me that it can't be installed in the chosen drive in this case C. The only thing that I did different was a couple of days before we moved i downloaded 4 share file but two days later I uninstalled it. I did checks on my drive and it says its clean. Oh and everytime I open a new window in the internet a little window flashes that says preparing to install and then it disappears.. What is wrong with my computer? I'm scared its done for.

Answer:New Here and very confused

you could try a sfc scan to start with ,to see what problems it may be able to fix,

this should keep you busy until someone more knowlegable than myself comes along.

follow the tutorial below

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Question: Confused

I have a HP computer with Windows Vista installed. I have just downloaded IE9, and was asked if I wanted to have Smartscreen filter on. I already have Norton 360. Should I have both or only the Norton?
 

Answer:Confused

Yes have smartscreeen on in IE9
it works totally differently to Norton & won't clash in the slightest
it just silently checks for known malware or phishing sites & blocks them with a big red warning. It tends to update a lot quicker than norton does
http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/smartscreen.aspx
 

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Hi,

I have been having problems with my PC, most notably since AVG Free stopped working. Ok, so I tried to download and run some other spyware/virus programs. However the computer kept freezing. It really slowed down a lot and I don?t know why. Then it just wouldn?t boot up, and I have just now successfully repaired windows and activated it aswell. Ok, so before the computer stopped booting, I went in to one of the users, and all the data on the desktop wasn?t there anymore. Where has it been moved exactly? I know it?s still there since the HD still shows the same amount of free space. Also, the main settings for each user seem to have been reset to the default ones, but it seems the data has been transferred somewhere else, does anyone know where the data is transferred to?
Anyway, now it?s just really slow and I first need to figure out why that is happening and how to fix that, and then I will find a way to locate the data, copy it to a external HD that I am going to buy and use that as a main storage device just in case. But for now, how can I fix the speed and performance of this computer?

I had succesfully removed 3 Trojans from the PC, but I am sure there must be lots of viruses and spyware still there.

I really need help. Should I post a HJK log?

Hope someone can help.

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Please help, Very Confused!

Hi


May need to unhide files and folders and look in user accounts for those files, as if you repair installed your OS then new accounts may have been created.


but to help with malware issues we will need you to follow the below.

Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.





When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run CounterSpy
Bitdefender - from step... Read more

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Question: Confused About

I have been using adaware for a while. Has never found anything, of course I delete cookies and temp files before running all the time. Recently I tried Xcleaner from Xbloc which promtly found Cool Web Search, along with 2 other spyware's, and promptly removed them. Adaware never detected these and I update it as soon as new defs come out. I have also downloaded Microsofts Antispyware Beta and ran this after deleting the 3 spyware that Xcleaner found and it found 0. I rebooted and ran both scans, 0 spyware found. So, should I still try all 3 of these spyware tools in safe mode if after a reboot they don't find anything?

Also, why did Adawaere not find Cool Web Search????

KM1
 

Answer:Confused About

If they are not finding anything in normal mode that they cannot fix, you do not need to run them in safe mode.

You will find that every tool has things they find that others do not. That is why we recommend using more than one. Also some tools can find thing but not fix them and others may.
 

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Question: Confused!

Hi, I am trying to follow your instructions for removing about: blank using the generic soulution. I am confused about the first part, opening a notepad file relating to a file in the R1 and R0 section of my HJT log. Please could you identify the relevent file for me as there are more than one and no .dll files as used in your example.

Thanking you in advance
btw I attach my Log
Thank you again
 

Answer:Confused!

Welcome to Majorgeeks!

Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.
Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis​Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.​
When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run CounterSpy
Bitdefender - from step 6
Panda Scan - from step 6
runkeys.txt - the log from GetRunKey.bat
newfiles.txt - the log from ShowNew.bat
HijackThis

NOTE: You can only attach 3 files in a single message so it will require that you use two messages to attach... Read more

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Question: so confused! help

Ok,
SO i had a computer that was failing post...last time it did this (with same exact beeping code) it was the processor so i figured it happened again.....everyday i tried turning it on again but still post error...fine..i was ready to build a new computer..but before i ordered parts i figured let me try it one more time......now it didnt beep..but there is still nothing on the screen.....what gives!!!
 

Answer:so confused! help

I'm actually a little surprised that the processor failed the first time. Usually, it's either the P/S or MB that is the reason for a total failure like this, processors rarely fail unless abused.
 

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Question: confused

I was just looking at intel processors and found the new socket LGA 775 series. What is this? How does it perform compared to the prescott socket 478?

- Andrew Davis

Answer:confused

I'm not an expert on processors but I would guess more pins mean more power?

Haven't heard of the socket myself, and apparently neither have you, would try to get some more information before doing anything drastic.

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Question: Confused

okay here:
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 1 (2600.xpsp2.030422-1633)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Compaq
System Model: Compaq PC
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: AMD Duron(tm) Processor, MMX, 3DNow, ~750MHz
Memory: 256MB RAM
Page File: 185MB used, 432MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0b (4.09.0000.0902)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.0001.0902 32bit Unicode
Card name: ATI RADEON VE DDR
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
DAC type: Internal DAC (350Mhz)
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5159&SUBSYS_2030148C&REV_00
Display Memory: 64.0 MB
Current Mode: 800 x 600 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: COMPAQ MV540 Color Monitor


I am trying to get my computer well running for the sims 2 I will worry about the freezing problem later...

So here's the specs for the sims 2
If you have a non-T&L capable video card (an Intel Extreme Graphics or a Radeon 7000/VE Series) then you need at least:
2.0 GHz processor or better
256 MB RAM if Windows XP, Windows ME, Windows 98, or Windows 2000
At least 3.5 GB of hard drive space

okay now in order for me to Run The Sims 2 to WELL not EXCELLECENT just WELL OR EVEN SMOOTH...what else do I need to do:

So far I am doing the following

1. Upgrading to 9600 pro
2. Getting more memory/ ram (whatever you wanna call it) 256 stick

Now if your going to recomned me something pl... Read more

Answer:Confused

ok first off...not only do you have a duron chip but its at 750MHz......ATI Radeon VE DDR gives absolutely no information about how new the card is and how much memory is on it, but that doesn't matter if you plan on getting the 9600 pro, if you can afford just a tiny bit more try for the 9800. Getting another 256mb stick of ram will help, but you can get some valueram since you are only looking to play that game, you can get a 512mb stick of valueram for about $75 you should do that instead.

READ THIS:
Quote:




then you need at least:
2.0 GHz processor or better




You're at a 750MHz duron my friend......that needs to be high on your priority is getting a new processor, and don't get duron. Duron is the bottom end of the processor family. I kinda need to know what your budget is to give you a better estimate, but you need to go for an Athlon XP series processor. $90 you can get an AMD Athlon 2400+X XP and that is 2GHz perfect for what you need. Hell I think for a few dollars more you can get the AMD Athlon 2500+ XP and that thing is overclockable up to 3200+ speeds. But it sounds like you are somewhat new with computers so overclocking doesn't seem like an option. Honestly I'd try for the 2500+ anyway because it has 512k cache and a higher FSB which will allow for better RAM. Hope this helps some.

Summing it all up:
GET A NEW PROCESSOR! 2400+ XP will do you good but has a 266FSB which means your RAM will only run as fast as PC2100 R... Read more

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Question: Very confused

Regarding this motherboard, Tom's Hardware said the following:

"The board also made it unnecessary to buy a modem, NIC, or sound card."

Am I missing something? How does this board make it unnecessary to buy a modem? I see the NIC and the onboard sound, but where is the modem?

Answer:Very confused

Possibly a ethrenet card

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Question: im confused

in my computer properties is microsoft sp3 but in my add or remove programs there seems to be microsoft sp2 has this been downloaded or would it be part of an update

Answer:im confused

You previously had SP2, it probably was included in the XP version that was installed initially and it will be listed in Add Remove Programs. You have since upgraded to SP3, that should be listed in Add Remove as well and then list it in the System Properties window.
You can also run speccy to give you more information about your computer and Service Packs etc.

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Question: Confused - HJT

Hi

Grrrrrrr. Running slow and can only access a few web pages, google when it feels like it, nothing secure such as bank, email (not that id want to right now anyway) however luckily its let me come to you. Have followed as much of the guide for this as i can but not able to access many programmes right now. Can someone look over the HJT file and let me know what they think is going on.

Thank ever so much

Bex x
 

Answer:Confused - HJT

You are running HijackThis directly from teh zip file. unZip HijackThis to C:\Program Files\HJT.

There is nothing in your HijackThis log to indicate that this is a malware problem.
 

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OK i just bought a new computer online..


BUt now I realize I don't know much about the AMD statistic...



What I ended up getting was the (939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 3000+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology...

IT DOESNT TELL MY THE MHRZ THOUGH.. I ASSumed
that ment 3.0mhrz


But I think I might be confused...


the other options I had for CPU was

939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 FX 55 CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology [+750]
(939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 4000+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology [+526]
(939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 3800+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology [+296]
(939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 3500+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology [+116]
(939-pin) AMD ATHLON64 3200+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology [+50]


What are the diffrences???

and I looked at the AMD website..

and they have these diffrent CPUs listed..

AMD Opteron™

AMD Athlon™ 64

AMD Sempron™

AMD Athlon™


What are the diffrences with these???



AMD noob...

Answer:AMD what!!??? :confused:

The AMD64 3000 runs at 1.8ghz. With 1.6ghz HTT. AMD64 HTT is like Intel FSB. Its a little easier to understand that way. Why did you buy a computer, if you dident know anything about it.....?

All those other CPU are different types.

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Having just read this article I still not sure what it is telling me. I get the impression that Microsoft want to swallow all the small fish and churn out one big one of it's own. I don't like this idea and would certainly put me off installing 8 - if I was so inclined which of course I am not because 7 is fine just as it is.
It just seems like they are fixing a non broken wheel??

https://windowssecrets.com/woodys-wi...d-indifferent/

Answer:Am quite confused re this

Everything microsoft is linked together now.
You're likely already linked to it somehow and probably just don't know it.

I personally don't like being strong armed into things, it's why I no longer purchase video games from EA.
This is not something to be incredibly paranoid about though it's mostly just for mail and skydrive integration at this point.

I've been put of windows 8 for other reasons myself, that I suppose it would be improper to go into here.

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Question: still confused

simply is Dual Channel ram worth the extra expense if only used in video editing?
 

Answer:still confused

Where did you hear that from? DDR is pretty much the standard for any of the motherboards manufactured in the last year. It's actually cheaper.
 

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hello i have win vista and want to know how can i clean up a MAJORITY of my files off my laptop i do an uninstall programs but some of these files are on a drive like this

c:myname/win or sys32 (cant rember) and something else
yeah im real bad at remembering this type of stuff help i need my laptop to run alot faster than it is

thanks
 

Answer:just as confused as can be

Hi and Welcome to TSG,
I think those c:myname ... are your operating system files so I'd leave them alone, unless someone here advises you otherwise.
Here's a good guide for removing other progs:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial141.html

Ignore the adverts & scroll down to:
How to uninstall a program in Windows Vista
Richard.
 

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Question: Confused

I have the black shark full tower case which is an ATX case, and the rear of it looks like this

http://www.newegg.com/app/Showimage....133-143-06.jpg

but here is the Asrock P4V88 RAID mainboard which is also ATX, yet it has a different setup that wont fit into my case?!?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1

Notibly the keyboard and mouse connections are around the wrong way, how should i get around this?

Answer:Confused

all mobos come with the back panel thing that fits the motherboard, just pluck the old backpanel thing out and put in the new

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Question: So confused!

Hi im not sure if this is where i should be posting this or not but i need some help. I have a Toshiba labtop and i have two problems. When i first bought the laptop i installed Yahoo messenger, MyspaceIM, and ad-Aware 2007. Everytime i open them they have the error message come up that says "Service has encountereda problem and needs to close" and give you the option to send error report or dont send and it closes the program. I have to open the program serveral times before it will stay open. Since it was doing this from the first day i bought the laptop brand new im sure its not a virus or anything. I was just wondering if you could help me with that. ALSO.. I do know i have malware or something because i get popups like no one buisness lol. and its usually popups for virus scanners or window registery fixers and what not. Sometimes they are other things but im not sure where to fine the problem or what to do. can someone please help me and if i ahve posted in the wrong area im really sorry just tell me where to post at and ill repost if i need to. Thanks, Michelle
 

Answer:So confused!

Welcome to Majorgeeks!

In this forum we can help you with Malware issues. Application errors may or may not be related to malware. After you run thru the below, we will know whether or not there are malware issues to deal with.
Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, renaming, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis​Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.​
When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
CounterSpy - only for Windows XP, 2K, & NT users
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run C... Read more

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well ok im gettin a laptop and it only has a 64 mb grfx card ... but it has a PCI & PCI 2 slot.
does this mean i can put a grfx card into the slot and upgrade the grafix ?



help please...

Answer:PCI. *already confused*

As I can from your post, you seem to want to put in a graphics card. I assume that your motherboard has its PCI slots labeled as 1 and 2. Yea, if you can even find room to put your graphics card in, I would say go for it. I have never opened up my laptop, so I dont know too much what how cramped it is on the inside.

Try that.

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Question: confused

i just bought this new dell computer. I have lots of curious questions because it doesn't appear to be what i bought and it says i have full control but it won't let me make changes very often or customize anything and keep the setting. the computer is suppose to be a intel core i3 proccessor running windows 7 it has 64 bit. can anyone see what ia am running. And why does it have so many updates its running constantly. Can anyone help?
 

Answer:confused

Would you please Download and run TSG SysInfo. This program will give us some basic stats about your computer that will help answer your questions. Paste the results into your reply.

If it's new Windows is probably updating a lot because the copy pre-installed in the factory is months out of date. If that's so it should slow down once the initial burst is all done.

Windows 7 does impose a number of restrictions on what you can mess with. The most significant reason for this is security, a virus is limited in its infection ability and a malevolent user cannot do damage to or access the files in any more than one user account on the machine (their own).
I assure you that if you do really need to gain access to anywhere on your system you have the power to do so, so long as you're an administrator account. For the moment however it is much more advisable to keep your defences up as it were. Feel free to ask about whatever you don't understand, and I'll try to answer.
 

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Question: Confused

I am trying to get to a website and my web is getting redirected to a different site.
Example www.whatever.org and it is getting redirected to www.org.com
Any help or suggestions?
 

Answer:Confused

Welcome to the wonderful world of browser hijacking! Nothing like a little of the unexpected to spice up your life...

Download the new beta for MS Antispyware and give it a run. Go thru a few online scanners for the help they can give.

http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/

http://house.call.trendmicro.com/

http://ravantivirus.com/scan/

If you don't have them, download Adaware SE and Spybot (available here) update and run those.

If you're still buggy, come on back and post again. Cleanup is step one, makes the HiJack log much easier to read. Good luck.
 

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Question: Confused.

I just did a clean re-install a month ago. And now, my computers been acting funny.

The clock/time will disappear and blank out. Hovering your mouse or clicking near it will make it re-appear.

Left clicking any system tray icon will give me options highlighted black.

Clicking or hovering near the system tray will cause my screen to act weird sometimes.

At times my start menu options will be highlighted in black too.

Also, I can't shut down my computer. Nothing happens after I click shut down. The option screen to restart/shutdown/standby won't appear.

Scanned with MalwareBytes and Avira, and no detections found. Any suggestions?

Answer:Confused.

Hello and welcome,

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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Question: Confused.. help?

I know how to remove some bad trojans/viruses/malware/etc..
Except im kind of stuck here.

I got a error message saying something about a folder called "~EXB000" in my temp folder. (Sorry, I closed the message before registering.)
So I went to my temp folder and tried to delete, it says "Cannot delete setup.exe, access is denied."

Outside of this folder are two other files I cannot delete.
These files are Perflib_Perfdata_f00 and etilqs_0kXzMQx9UaIdsgeqLQY0.
The perflib is a dat file and the other random one is just a "file".

I ran a full scan with SUPERAntiSpyware, Windows Live Onecare, and Spybot Search and Destroy.
Everything was negative, nothing was found.

Im just wondering over those three files in my temp folder that cannot be deleted.. Are they bad? Will the setup.exe run without my permission? How do I delete a file already in use, but I do not know what the proccess is?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Confused.. help?

Hello and welcome to TSF

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Question: im so confused

i recently bought the program limewire and i was wondering if there were any virus threats that this program brings to my computer. the first two times i used limewire it was running for 10 minutes and then my computer shut down. it hasnt happened again but i am limiting my time to limewire for the moment. also, each time my computer started, a file came up right away named "ISTsvc". i tried to delete it but my computer wouldnt let me. what do i do?? i dont want to mess up my computer, please tell me if i am!
 

Answer:im so confused

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Question: confused

My one friend just started to get alot of trojans and even a virus on the computer that he owns. The changes he made right before this happened were:
1) downloaded updates for adobe acrobat reader
2) installed adobe photoshop CS

Afterwards, he found the virus and trojan. He then installed a sygate firewall. Then he had his computer on and it said in order to keep the computer safe, you should restart your computer, and if this happens again, start in safe mode. When scanned for viruses, a trojan.psw.bispy was found and I was not sure whether that would cause that message, or whether it could be from a compatability issue. Here is the HJT log

Scan saved at 4:07:38 PM, on 2/6/2005
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\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Logitech\MOUSEW~1\SYSTEM\EM_EXEC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X6100 Series\lxbfbmgr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
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Answer:confused

Hello mopy346!

Run HijackThis and fix the following entries:

O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {E0E899AB-F487-11D5-8D29-0050BA6940E3} - (no file)

O16 - DPF: {2B323CD9-50E3-11D3-9466-00A0C9700498} - http://us.chat1.yimg.com/us.yimg.co...v45/yacscom.cab

O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52...meInstaller.exe

O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} - http://207.188.7.150/06e6320f66bf8b...tzip/RdxIE2.cab

O16 - DPF: {62475759-9E84-458E-A1AB-5D2C442ADFDE} - http://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52...meInstaller.exe

O16 - DPF: {B9191F79-5613-4C76-AA2A-398534BB8999} - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yah...utocomplete.cab

Download Ad-Aware SE from here:
http://www.download.com/3001-8022_4-10319876.html

Install and run Ad-Aware SE. On the bottom right corner of Ad-Aware you will see an option called "Check for updates now", click on that and choose "connect". Download the updates. Next click on "Scan now" on the left side of Ad-Aware. Make sure that "Search for negligible risk entries" is crossed out and not ticked. Choose "Perform full system scan" and click "Next". After Ad-Aware scans your computer, Ad-Aware may find some bad files on your computer so make sure you tick them all and choose "Next". It will ask if you want to remove those items so just continue. After removing the items close Ad-Aware.

Download Spybot S&D from here:
http://users.skynet.b... Read more

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Question: Confused

Help. I am having difficulty running my Norton Antivirus. I have spybot and ad-aware. i have run both of those programs several times this morning and have deleted and rebooted. I keep having altnet and common name show up on spybot. It is not deleting these files. I have run an HJT and am posting the log- hopefully. Haven't done this before, so I hope I am smart enough to do this. Thanks for alll your help.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 9:57:11 AM, on 2/7/2005
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
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I am confused about this Ram thing.I have Asus N75SF laptop with two graphic cards.
One is Intel HD graphic card
the other is Nvida Ge Force GT 555M 2 gb with optimus techology.
I have 8gb of Ram,when i go in properties on My computer i cant see usebale memory
see on the screenshot.

so I open task manager to see how much useable memory i have and this is confusing me it says 8102 total
Cached 1561
Avaliable 6419 and
Free 5055
And this is confusing me is this normal? How much useable memory i have?I am running Windows ultimate 7 64 bit.

And i went to system infromation and here is a screen shot from there

Can someone help me why my laptop doesnt use the whole ram memory?Is it because of the graphic cards?
Thanks in advance

Answer:Little bit confused about RAM

It's OK.
So, Avaliable 6419 + Used 1.6GB = 8GB Total.
You can use all 8GB of RAM memory. And yes, I think that graphic card is using some of your ram memory because it's integrated.

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Question: I'm confused!

Which one of them lie?

Answer:I'm confused!

I choose the one on the left to be the liar. Always belive your OS before you believe a third party dock

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Question: CPU's im confused

hey im looking to build a pc myself becuz im sick of over priced PC's that i can build myself for half the cost. I am looking at the processor im interested in but ima lil confused. im looking at this bare bones kit from tigerdirect.ca (il post link at bottom of page) (i am looking into an AMD cu zi here they superior for gaming) it says its processor speed is AMD 64bit +3200/2.00GHz, i dont understand how 3200 means its only a 2.0Ghz processor. Isnt a +3200 one of the top AMD processors?? is AMD alot worse then Intel or something?? someone plz enlightten me on this topic and could u plz give me a comparison between
P4 3.0GHz and this +3200 from AMD..
acctualy it wont let me do the website paste so just go to goole and search tigredirect (becuz it wont let me paste any kind of site here) *make sure its .ca* then goto barebones(tab at the top) kits, then on the left hand side should be a lil subcatagroies place, from there select AMD 754 socket, scroll to the bottom and hit next, the AMD i was looking at was the 536.99 one.

for the pentium barebones u goto barebones (the tab at the top) select intel socket 775, the one i was lookng at (577.99) is on the first page

PLZ give me a comparison on the two CPU's AMD and INTEL i need to make wise desciscions.

ALSO on the pentium i noticed it had PCI-express slots, and on the AMD it hadWiFI i plan on buying a 6600GT PCIexpress, is WiFi the same as PCIE??
 

Answer:CPU's im confused

3200+ is the performance rating that AMD give it..

It means it should perform on par with a Intel P4 3.2ghz cpu.
Although, it should bypass Intels cpu if used with a 64bit OS..

It's not one of AMD's top cpu's anymore, but it's not a bad choice in cpus by a long shot.

WiFi is wireless networking, it has nothing to do with video.

The 6600GT is available both in PCIe and AGP-8X flavors. PCIe is supposed to be faster, but present video cards aren't using it to it's potential, so a 6600gt will perform similarly in either type slot.

There is one drawback to the AMD system, but it's really not much of a drawback... Socket 754 is a older socket, so it won't be very upgradable..

It's not much of a drawback because both AMD and Intel are now switching to different socket designs anyway to support dual core cpus..
 

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Question: A bit confused...?

This is a simple question: I just got my q6600 recently and i am pretty sure i bought the standard version, the q6600 2.4ghz, not the q6600 GO. Anyways in cpu-z it says Q6600 @ 2.4Ghz, im like ok thats normal. But if i look on it says the revision is GO not b3 or whatever. I thought a q6600 GO means the revision is GO and it would say that, but i bought the normal 2.4ghz q6600 and it says the revision is GO.
So am i mixed up a bit, if it says GO in the actual name does that have nothing to do with the revison being GO?

Answer:A bit confused...?

G0 is the stepping of the chip and is part of the name of the revision. It is not part of the name of the chip, though.

Hope that makes sense.

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Question: Confused

Hi.
Please help.
I downloaded a cracked version of Ad-aware 2008 (I know, tsk, tsk) It seemed legit, had the real program, also had some serious spyware in the crack (sneaky buggers got me).
Soo, now I can't use internet explorer, can barely use mozilla, and thank God that safari is now out for PCs because it's working pretty good.
I've tried to start the five steps, but I can only download programs right now, not run them, with the exception of Hijack this, so I do have a log.
Thanks again.

[QUOTE]Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Christopher Anton on 2008-08-03 15:52:03
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- HijackThis (run as Christopher Anton.exe) -----------------------------------

Unable to find log (file not found); running clone.
-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------


Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2008-08-03 15:55:33
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (7.00.6000.16674)
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:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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Answer:Confused

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Sorry for the delayed response. If you have not received help elsewhere and still need help please post a fresh main.txt produced by the Deckard's System Scanner, as it has been a while since you posted.

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Question: very confused

my mothers computer is going crazy she has the major pop ups and the wintask problem she has downloaded all the necessary tool about buster hijack this ccleaner cwsshredder and the like but now the computer is constantly freezing the weather bug freezes the screen help please
 

Answer:very confused

Please do this:

First create a permanent folder somewhere like in My Documents and name it Hijack This.

Now Click here to download Hijack This. Download it and click "Save". Save it to the Hijack This folder you just created.

Click on Hijackthis.exe to launch the program. Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile 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" then Paste the log back here in a reply.

DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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Something on my computer is effecting IE. It doesn't seem to bother FF but the overall performance of the computer is declining and IE runs super slow, plus the computer has begun to "refresh" itself and locks up somewhat frequently.

Can anyone help? Thanks so much for looking.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:35:22 PM, on 10/5/2006
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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\AutoDetector\monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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Answer:I'm confused. Please help

Budump!

Sorry for the bump, but I'm suffering here. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Question: I'm Confused here

Hi all, am having an issue loading facebook. It happens on IE Firefox and Chrome as well, all other sites work just fine. I am running security essentials as well as Malwarebytes anti malware premium and Malwarebytes anti exploit premium can anyone help me I am totally lost

Answer:I'm Confused here

What happens when you sign into FB?

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how do i uninstall napster? I don't want it. my son installed it. please help.
 

Answer:help i'm confused!!!

bjsbjm said:

how do i uninstall napster? I don't want it. my son installed it. please help.Click to expand...

Start>Settings or control panel depending on OS>Add/Change Programs>select napster>click remove ;?)
 

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HI all,
I am buying a computer from a good company who, in effect, you give the parts and they build. i could see their power supplies options were all quite cheap so I thought I better get one myself. Also I felt, I would get to do a bit of 'building' after I decided not to build a myself.

I am worried about compatibility and all that. I will not be overclocking very soon after I get hte PC. So here is the system I am getting:

A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard
1gb G-Skill RAM
Dell 2005fpw Monitor
Nec 3540a DVD+-RW
Geforce 6200 DVI (i won't be gaming)
Seagate Barracuda 160GB HD 8mb Cache
Athlon 3500+ Venice
Windows XP Home
Delux Case: http://www.deluxworld.com/ebusiness...2&productid=251

So it is the PSU I now need to get. I have about £60 left to spend. (which is about $70 knowing America's cheaper prices). I have been looking at the Antec Smartpower 2 450w.
I am worried I don't understand ATX12V version 2.0 and stuff, so am not totally confident that this power supply will have all the connectors needed and stuff? How much power does my system require?, I probably want a little bit of leeway for small upgrades without changing the PSU.

If this doesn't seem the best PSU for me, have you any recommendations for a sub $70 PSU that can easily power my system and wouold be widely available in the UK.

Thanks
(ps. does my system look good/ok?)

Answer:Bit confused about what PSU I should get.

That power supply will be fine. No compatibility problems.

ATX 2.0 Means you have a 24 pin main connector, 4 pin secondary connector.

You can make some upgrades/addition of parts without needing to upgrade PSU.

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Question: Confused

OK, I'm totally confused. Perhaps you guys can clear this up for me and, I'm sure, a lot of others here.

To combat "intrusions" into my systen I have the following programs installed (mostly on the advice of major-geeks):

AVG anti-virus system
Ad-aware 6.0
Ad-aware Cloak
SpywareBlaster
Tiny Personal Firewall
CWShredder
HijackThis
Speedy Rubbish Killer

Now I see that there's a completely new version of SpywareBlaster that requires me to uninstall the old version before loading the new (is this real or fake???).

Also, I now see Spyware Doctor which, it says, removes spyware, ad-aware, and many other tracking/hijacking type programs.

Doesn't some one have an all-in-one type progran that will do all these things?

If not, which ones should I keep, which ones do I add, and which ones do I delete?

This is a BIG question, I realize, however, I feel it is one that many of us "non geeks" have.

Thank you.

Sincerely,
KG59
 

Answer:Confused

kilogulf59 said:



...Now I see that there's a completely new version of SpywareBlaster that requires me to uninstall the old version before loading the new (is this real or fake???).Click to expand...

No - that's real. Did it the other day and it's working fine and dandy!






kilogulf59 said:



...Also, I now see Spyware Doctor which, it says, removes spyware, ad-aware, and many other tracking/hijacking type programs.Click to expand...

Um, don't know this one. There is a thread here about FAKE spyware programs. You may want to see what's listed there.






Doesn't some one have an all-in-one type progran that will do all these things?Click to expand...

sorry, don't think so.
 

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Question: Confused!

Can anyone tell me what is keyloggers?


Thanks
 

Answer:Confused!

It's a program which once installed will log every keystroke on the said machine. Some of the really nasty ones will then send details of the keystrokes elsewhere.
 

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I have an xp 2500+ in this machine. I have 896 meg of pc2100 drr installed.
Windows is seeing 640 meg of ram?? I don't know.
Now I am going to take a wild guess here, the reason the Barton is only clocking 1825 is because of the 2100 RAM?? The machine is running fine, but I'd like to see a little more than 1825 from it. Any way to do it with the ram I have installed. I have raised the core voltage to 1.75 and she is still running a cool 37 C.
Any other way to get more with this ram? I can set the FSB to 133 and after that it doesn't want to start, like at 166. I think I am screwed. Also, any ideas on the missing ram. The board is an asus a7n8x-x. Help me I'm shrinking.
 

Answer:Ok I am confused. FSB and RAM.

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Question: confused

Working on a Dell Latitude CPi Laptop, Pentium 2, 128MB, 300 Mhz, 2MB Video, Win Me... When I got to boot it up if it has been sitting for a bit a message will pop up

"Memory write/read failure at 02016570, read EE01EF01 expecting EE01EE01
Decreasing available memory
The Amount of system memory has changed.
Strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to run setup utility"

If I go into the bios it says there is only 32 MB of Ram, then it says 33Mb or 36MB, working it's way back up to 128 MB at which point the message stops showing up... I'm really lost on that one... I thought it might be the battery going out but the memory going up like that confuses me and I set the system clock the other day (which was about a day and an hour off) and it's still fine.
Any thoughts or ideas? Thanks for your time. Chris
 

Answer:confused

Have you tested the RAM?

http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp
 

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Ok so i got a new laptop a few weeks back. Everything was going nice and all but all of a sudden it started to delete files randomly and when i try install something it tells me that the file is corrupted and unreadable. What should i do?? I tried an antivirus scanner but it came up neg.

Answer:Confused and need help.

hi and welcome i think it would be wise to go to the security forum and have them check things out for you http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html then if you still have problems come back and we will try to help

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Question: very confused

well everytime i drag and drop or copy and paste a file easy cd creater or dvd thing trys to install what is this? what should i do?
 

Answer:very confused

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First off my specs

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
Memory: 4094MB RAM
Hard Drive: 1.4 TB
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
Operating System: Windows Vista? Ultimate (6.0, Build 6001) Service Pack 1 64-bit
Motherboard: nForce 680i LtSLI
Computer Case: Antec Nine Hundred

Right , Basically i bought a new 1TB hard drive a few days ago and installed 64bit Vista on it i have 400gb of slave drives ( which are virus free! ) filled with stuff i need and i've started to reinstall all of my games and i've noticed this on task manager and my internet has slowed right down!
Not sure if pics are allowed but i'll remove it if not!




there's at least fifty iexplorer.exe processes and no internet explorer is open! I use Agnitum security suite as Kaspersky AV kept crashing my pc my pc is virus free.. so i'm confused! Any help will be appreciated!!

Answer:Confused and going mad!!

And one more thing i forgot to add , Every so often i get errors like Host Process has stopped working and a few others.. i'll copy the log! Any ideas what's causing it?

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Question: I am so confused

I do not know where to start. Something is wrong with my computer. I'm new at Xp and IE 6 and it's running really slow now. I've got these popups when I use google, in fact, I don't get the typical looking results.
I have Norton Internet Security running (new at this one too). Today as in other days, an svchost.exe tries to go outbound, Norton says to permit, so I do. Is that wrong? Today, Norton tried to block according to the log java.sun.com going outbound. It kept saying to block and I kept hitting okay but it would not go away. So I had to turn off the internet to stop it from Norton popping up.
I then did a search under what Norton said it was jucheck.exe. I found 3 files. My computer is brand new last week and two of the files were created in Nov and Jan, so I figured they were installed. The third one was created today when I got hit...jucheck.exe-327F3D93.PF. I don't know what a PF file is. I deleted it off the computer. Was I wrong?
So I got and updated Adaware. It found one data-miner, that's it. I've deleted it by adaware but I when I rescan, it comes up again. Is it because I'm on the internet still?
So, I don't know what to do now. No one has answered my logfile on adaware. I have no one here that can help me. Can you walk me through on what to do now? I really do appreciate your help.
I'm having trouble using IE, it won't load so I have to keep trying to go to sites with msn explorer.
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Answer:I am so confused

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Question: confused

just recently bought a windows Vista baded machine and didn't get any backups disks including windows vista. I have a partition on my hard drive which is labeled,"recovery". It contains six folders, source, windows, program files, dell (which is the make of my computer) tools, and users.
How would I go about creating backup disks, or do I just have to phone dell and ask for backup disks. Would dell send me backups?

Answer:confused

Quote:





Originally Posted by alifa


just recently bought a windows Vista baded machine and didn't get any backups disks including windows vista. I have a partition on my hard drive which is labeled,"recovery". It contains six folders, source, windows, program files, dell (which is the make of my computer) tools, and users.
How would I go about creating backup disks, or do I just have to phone dell and ask for backup disks. Would dell send me backups?




That info should be in your owners manuel, I know you can find it at the dell web site under support for your model of computer. I think you hit ctrl + f11 at boot but that may not be correct so check the web site or manuel.

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Question: confused

hi ,ill make it short and brief and thanks in advanced ...i have installed things on pc a long time ago now i want to uninstall it and i can't because it doesnt show in my control panel...if i search for it and right click and click uninstall it directs me to control panel again...anyone can tell me what's cutting here im lost

Answer:confused

 Try Revo Uninstaller.  You can download it here on BC.  It's always worked well for me.
 
Good luck.

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Hello,
 
I am in the process of getting my new computer set up but something is confusing me about how it is storing information and would like to know if I need to change some things or not?
 
My computer is a Lenovo X700 Intel Core i7 12GB DDR3 1TB + 128GB SSD GTX 660 1.5GB
 
Hard Drive HDD  1TB HDD + 128GB SSD HDD Interface  SATA III HDD RPM  7200rpm
 
When I download anything frm the internet or save a file it goes to my SSD, which is where Windows8 is also stored, but that drive is only 128GB so it came to me at almost 50%  capacity used due to Windows. Wouldn't it make more sense for me to save my photos, files, etc. on the much larger 1TB HDD? I would have expected the computer to come set up to save my files on the 1TB but it is actually set up for files to save to my SSD. Am I over thinking this or do I need to change some settings?
 
Thank you, in advance, for any insight you can offer.

Answer:Confused about my SSD and HDD set up

You can always move the files from the SSD to the other drive.
 
I don't know anything about Win 8, but that option is always available.
 
Another option:  Change Location of Win 8 Downloads Folder .
 
Louis

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Question: I am Confused

I am confused, I keep submitting questions and this site keeps showing me my questions, do I need to go to my Email for the answers, or is this a bogus way of getting emails to sell advertisers?

Answer:I am Confused

You do not need to go to you Email to get an answer. In fact if you leave your Email address there is a very good chance it will be deleted.You submit a question and wait for some kind soul to come along and answer it.However, having look at you question it is little windows that no one has answered it as it doesn't make a lot of sense. Explain what you mean by default drive?The only default drives in Windows are those defined by the user and it is usually a default for a particular purpose.Stuart

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Question: Okay, I'm Confused

Um, I'm not sure if this would be classified as malware, but I thought that I'd post this anyway. A few days ago, I contracted the SpywareNO! virus/trojan thingy. While I think I got rid of that, I think it came with either an email relay, or a worm, because my computer has started sending emails to random people without my permission. (These email addresses are not in my address book.) I'm not really sure what this is, or how to solve it, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Okay, I'm Confused

We'll require a HijackThis log from you.

But before you post your log, please read through the sticky first.

Follow MicroBell's 5 Step process & after running through all the steps, please download HijackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Double-click on the file you just downloaded.
Click on the "Unzip" button to install. It will by default install to the directory - C:\PROGRAM FILES\HIJACKTHIS\

Double click on HijackThis.exe to run the program.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Post the hijackthis.log file

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Question: Confused

i got a amd64 3700+, asus A8n SLI mobo, Evga 6600gt 128mb.

i just bought this a while ago and when im playing WoW, it is lagging quite a bit and it just seems slow. Wondering if anyone has any suggestions that might fix this.

Answer:Confused

Quote:




Originally posted by Ezekiel
Evga 6600gt 128mb.





Not the best card out there, that's probably the problem.
What is the rest of the PC? PSU, monitor, etc...

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Question: Confused

I have come to the conclusion that I am more computer illeterate than I thought. ;(
I recently downloaded McAfee visus scan & cannot find it anywhere to activate this purchase. I also am receiving multiple "pop-up" error codes from "?" trying to send me to alternate registry repair sites for a fix at a cost, of course??? Is this common of Windows to send these "pop-ups"?

Help needed......I can only yell @ my PC so much!
 

Answer:Confused

Hi jack04, Welcome to TSG!!

Click on this link: http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTsetup.exe Double click on the file and it will install to C:\program files\hijackthis and create an entry in the start menu and an optional shortcut on desktop.
Click on the entry in start menu or on the desktop to run HijackThis
Click the "Scan" button, when the scan is finished the scan button will become "Save Log" click that and save the log.
Go to where you saved the log and click on Edit, Select All then click Edit, Copy then Paste the log back here in a reply.
It will possibly show issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required, so do NOT fix anything yet.

Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.
 

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Question: confused

I am running windows xp and I am the only account cept for the primary admin account
but the thing is I can not install my favorite game now because it says it requires and admin so I do the alt+ctrl+del double tab on welcome screen to log in old school and it say the account is restricted. I want to reinstall my WoW game but erg is there a way around this?

Answer:confused

Right-click the WoW Installer executable and select "Run As". It will then install with Administrator privileges.

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Hello
I have Inspiron N5030 Laptop, and I wanted to upgrade my CPU which is Pentium T4500 2.3 Ghz
to a Core 2 Duo T9500 2.6 Ghz , my Laptop socket is P (478) as shown in the image below

but when I unscrewed my laptop and got into the socket itself
I found that it is not Socket P (478) , it is Socket (479) (mPGA479M)

1- Which socket is true for my laptop ?
2- Will the Core 2 Duo T9500 work on the socket (479) ?

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Question: Help i'm confused

I got a blue screen with the following message if someone could decipher this and let me know what to do i would be eternally grateful.terminating thread due to a stack overflow problem AVXD, possibly recently installed has consumed to much stack space.increase the setting of the MINSP's in system INI or remove recently installed VXD'sthere are currently 5 SP's allocated,There you go a bit of gobbledygook.

Answer:Help i'm confused

stacked pages. You can increase the number by Start/Run, type msconfig and find the relevent tab.You could cause more harm than good by messing with them. So tread carefully, or wait till someone with a bit more savvy than me replies to your thread.Cheers, Whiz...

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Question: confused.

I have posted all PC specs on joining.My query(perhaps I'm dull) is Acronis TrueImage 9. Have downloaded Manuals for true Image and Disc Director Suite(which I have also) but find them confusing. I have a 250g Hd,in two partitions,C 65.01G Free29.8. D 185.4G free179.56G(NTFS). I have an 80G external HD Back Up. I have Cloned my PC Hard Drive to my Back Up Drive using ACRONIS, as a first step. I now want to make INCREMENTAL backups(as I understand it, just backing up any new data added). If I do this twice I am told by Acronis I do not have enough space,Yet,I have gigabytes of space left on the back updrive. If you could give me an "idiots guide" to doing this I would indeed be Very,Very grateful. Having saved it all I would'nt have a clue how to reistall the saved data butat least I would have it. I'll cross that bridge when I come to it. Many thanks. Jopras.
 

Answer:confused.

Hi jopras,

Welcome to TSG!

The Official Acronis Support Forum is here. I suggest you use the Search facility there in the subforums for those products, using Advanced Search with Search Titles Only and searching for the keyword: Guide

If I had your questions, that is how I would seek an answer initially there. If the search does not turn up anything there, you can register there and ask your question where there will surely be a lot of Acronis users available to help.

I am not sure how many users here at TSG use Acronis products, so I do not know how long you would have to wait for someone at TSG that uses Acronis to discover your thread and be able to help by answering your questions.

Good luck,

-- Tom
 

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Question: I'm confused.

My desktop computer is about 4 years old or more: It is a Mesh with AMD Athlon 64 processor 3200.- 2GB ram - nvidia geforce 6800 gt- windows XP.I was looking at Mesh again to buy a new one and I am so out of date at the technology that I'm not sure where to start.I just want a fast PC for surfing and writing letters etc. I watch things like you tube and I watch the odd DVD.I do not play games.I was looking at Mesh again because it's been a good computer but any suggestion would be good. I live not far from Novatech; are these any good?Thanks for any advice you may offer at where to start.

Answer:I'm confused.

Is there anything wrong with the pc you have now, is it not working as good as it used to?Forgive me, I know it's not answering your question but for what you want to do on the pc the present spec on your existing pc sounds fine.I've got a 5 year old P4 Prescott 3Ghz cpu and it can do all the things you mentioned, with only 1GB ram, or is your pc not performing right?

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Question: confused

can anyone help me. bought second hand comp. win xp home etc..has all the music gadgets and then some.. according to the installed programs no memory has been used..but keep getting a low virtual memory message. does that mean the drive has been partitioned?
 

Answer:confused

More information please ....low memory refers typicallly to the size of your paging file ...not the size of your hard drive.
System spec's would be appreciated.
 

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Question: Really confused

I thought I knew about torrents, but I don't understand this at all. Half-way through extracting a rar archive it said I ran out of memory. I already downloaded the torrent so I don't understand what is taking up more room. I'm just extracting the files, why do I need to clear more space? Can I delete the torrent after unraring and still have the video files?

Please explain what your usual routine is when downloading a movie or something by torrent.

P.S. It was a 20GB torrent for which I had 25GB free space, and I just cleared another 10GB. Will that be enough room or do I need another 5 GB or more?
 

Answer:Really confused

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hey guys,
i am bit confused abt the .iso files. why so because, do i have to burn a cd for an .iso file as what i have been doing all the time(using nero), but is there any way i can run .iso files straight away?

thanks
 

Answer:need help! bit confused

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Hello, Im planning to buy a new VGA to my computer. Currently I have INNO3d 8500GT 512mb. Im an avid fan of Red Alert 3 and somehow I wanted to play it on ultra high settings, with my current VGA i can only play it on medium settings.

im planning to buy a 9500gt 1gb. Do you think it can handle the ultra high settings for RA3? and what is the difference when I use 9500gt 512mb?

obviously 9500gt 512mb is more cheaper than 9500gt 1gb. does the 512mb and 1gb counts? or should i go for 9500gt 512mb since it can handle the graphics just as i wanted it?

am really not good at this, hope you can give suggestions to me..

thanks..
 

Answer:Confused on what to buy VGA

The extra ram is for a high resolution settings. That is if you actually have a monitor that's 22" or higher. It does help with the extra bells and whistles graphics wise.
 

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Question: confused

Problem started with loss of second hard drive, not appearing in 'my Computer' Only way to re-establish was to 'Restore'. Later ran Scans for McAfee, Spyware Doctor, ID Patrol, Reg Patrol and C Cleaner. Disconnected from power and drive E disappeared again - 'Restore' now failed and had to use Safe Mode to finally revived second drive. Since then PC has been very slow, Firefox 4 Beta dropped out (able to load and search but could not select item from search results), and having uninstalled I now cannot re-install either Beta or version 3.6. Using I/E but it's very slow and Task Manager reveals Mcshield.exe is taking huge lump of CPU with able assistance from various svchost and something called wuauclt.exe.
Now losing the will to live. I know the machine is almost steam powered but it has been a real soldier with few problems and none that I've not been able to resolve. This time I'm close to launching it out of the window. Help anyone - I'm not proud!!
 

Answer:confused

Is "Sleep" or "Hibernation" being used on this machine?
If so turn them OFF and see if your problem goes away.
 

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Hello, i appreciate this!I have a netgear router in an old house with poor signal (except in the room the router is in) so I bought a belkin g universal repeater. I attached this via ethernet cable to a dlan ethernet plug in the kitchen and it picked up a signal absolutely fine......great! well not quite!When I click on the signal bars on my task bar, I now have 2 available connection types both are the my home router named newlandsWiFi. One is the original poor wirelss signal and the other (presumably from the belkin) says excellent signal strength but is unsecured and only gives me limited access! any ideas? as obviously i would like to connect to the on with excellent strength! thanks!oh by the way, as it says it is "unsecured" it is not asking for a security key (which I have) but am wondering why its access is only limited!?

Answer:Confused! please help!

You might have to configure the repeater on your computer first before it can talk to the router, refer to the instruction leaflet or cd or Belkin website.Give it a distinguishable Ssid name from your original router and create a security key on the repeater as well.Afterwards you can log on either connection depending on the signal strength.

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Question: Still confused

Hi all,

I have done tons of research over the last month or so but I am still having difficultly trying to understand most of what I have found. I am n00b and trying my best to learn but at this point I need to ask a few questions. I am interested in building a new computer but there are so many choices for parts I don't know what will fit my needs best. I have read mixed reviews about all sorts of different processors and Mobo's but I could use a little advice at this point. Basically here is what I have in mind: The system will be used heavily for networking, code development, and general multitasking. And when I am in the mood playing games like Quake 4 or whatever game I might be into at the time. In light of this I need to build a machine that can handle these requirements and last for a few years. I am not as concerned with the cost as I want it to last awhile so I don?t mind investing in quality parts. And obviously I would like to over-clock it for more performance. I already have a water-cooling system in mind. As of right now I was looking at the Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Toledo 1 GHz and an Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe. Does this combination sound like it will fit my needs? Would an Athlon 64 FX processor be better? Also what kind of hard disk would be best for this setup? I don?t want it to become a bottleneck. Would a different processor be better for my needs? Or is there anything new coming out that perhaps I should just wait for? Any information you guys can... Read more

Answer:Still confused

Wow, a rig like that would make some geeks want to hump your leg! It sounds like a sweet setup you have selected.

As for waiting for something bigger and better, well, you will ALWAYS be waiting. Intel is about to release a series of Quad-core processors, but by the time you're looking to invest in those, they will be working on something better.

SATA hard drives would complement this nicely. If you are concerned about read times, you could setup a striped volume to improve disk access. Unfortunately, this requires you double your investment in disks. You may want to ivestigate Hitachi. IIRC, they are the only manufacturers on the market with HDD rotational speeds higher than 7200 RPM. (a brief glance shows they have 10 000 RPM models AND 15 000 )
 

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Question: confused

My desktop had windows xp I installed vista home premium. I am unable to change my resolution. It is showing my tower as unknown device. Any suggestions?
 

Answer:confused

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Question: Bit confused

the ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe says it has 2-16x pci-e ports
the nvidia Nforce 570 chipset says it supports 8x Pci-e
Does that mean the board will be slowed by the chipset?
 

Answer:Bit confused

What it means is that when you put in two cards and SLI them, the bandwidth will drop to PCIe 8x for both cards. Single cards will run at 16x.
 

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This morning my wife was complaining about how fast her laptop cursor was. I took it and tried to adjust the pointing system. I know it will work without the drivers that make it adjustable, thats the way it comes.. I saw a button to disable and clicked it. Now the cursor doesn't work at all unless in the safe mode. What can I do? I tried to reinstall the drivers in normal and safe mode and they want install. Thanks.
 

Answer:This has me very confused

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Question: So Confused!

Hello! This is my first time on this site. In fact, this is my very first computer and I really have a lot of questions. But I'd like to start off by asked this if I may.....
This site is nothing like I expected, I thought tech support was like an actual company, or business, where I wrote in and some one (who's job this is) answered me. Looks like to me, this is a large chat room with regular folks in it, is that right? And if so, how protected is this site?
 

Answer:So Confused!

If you look at the various forums on the site, you will quickly realise it is not only a chat site. There are a large percentage of the forums where help is offered, according to the requirements (Which OS etc) In most of them you can freely exchange views with other members.
What do you mean by "how protected is it" All the entries, gossip or otherwise, are assumed to be legit and up front.
 

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First of all, is anyone receiving me. When I enter new thread, it always indicates, I must register first. But when I put in member name and password, it lets me through. I have posted before, and not one response. I find that odd, my questions are not hard. Please somebody respond with anything. ThanksPlease somebody
 

Answer:Confused about many

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Hi. I have IE6 or so it says when I click the about IE in thehelp menu. What I'd like to know is, why when I'm watching something like an online virus scan run or checking my temporary internet files are they shown as being IE 5 content?
 

Answer:IE5 IE6 Confused?????

IE6 is a continuation of the IE 5 "family" of browser.
There are fundamental differences with IE versions below 5.
MS chose to continue with the folder naming convention started with IE5 even after loading/upgrading to higher versions.
Can't say it worries me.
 

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I recently re-installed my windox xp and am having problem with the wireless... My laptop is an Hi-Grade computer with model number VA250D. It has a built-in wireless and when i pressed the WiFi button on the computer the LED light come up meaning the wireless is on but when I go to control panel and Network connection, it's only the LAN that shows up. I checked the device manager and Network Adapter but it's only the VIA Compatable Fast Ethernet Adapter that shows up. Can someone pls help me out, i want to get this wireless work!Thanks

Answer:am confused ...pls help me!

Have you install the wireless card driver and all the other motherboards drivers for the laptop

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okay, so when my computer boots up the hp gets going....you know does its thing and its saying i have a critical update on maintanince....so i go to update it and the thing will freeze..it comes up not responding....its so fustrating...i dunno what to do!
 

Answer:help me please!!!!! im so confused!!!

How long does it freeze for?? Have you tried going into safe mode and running windows updates?
 

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Question: confused oe6

Thank You all for being here. Pleasure to say I haven't had to use all the wonderfull expertise in some time, but now have nagging thorn in finger.
When I open my e-mail, we have 4 identities, the problem being only with #'s 1 and 2. (1=default) mostly, all the mail for 1 or 2 goes to box 1. Maybe 30% of the time it will go to box 2.
If I try to forward the mail to the other box, it just comes back from where it was sent. Checked the forwarding from my isp, and it's turned off. I have checked the obvious settings , and all seem ok.

Any ideas?? Thank You all in advance!!
 

Answer:confused oe6

you got me!
 

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Question: im confused!

ok.. i have a dsl connection and im only getting like 50 kbps - isnt that kinda like dial up?? i dont understand this.. my isp says that the lowest dsl connection they offer is a 200 and somethinkg kbps... i dont understand it lol - but please correct me if im wrong
 

Answer:im confused!

Is the 50 Kbps when downloading files? With DSL, you should see download speeds between 15 to 75 KBps, but with dialup, you would see speeds between 2 and 5 KBps.
 

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