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What Does "Ethernet Driver Failed To Load" Mean?

Question: What Does "Ethernet Driver Failed To Load" Mean?


Please review this issue for me as I need the answer for my references. This sometimes applies to setting up a new Internet Connection in Win 95 or 98. Let's say, that you have set up a new Internet Connection with new ISP path settings. Your asked to do a system restart, you do a restart and all is well until you get to a second screen in the bios that either says:

"Ethernet Adaptor failed to load press any key to retry" OR

"Ethernet driver failed to load press any key to retry"

I can't remember what the message says, but it's one or the other! after the word "Driver" or "Adaptor" it gives the driver name. You CAN however still get into Windows by pressing any key....But, the message will come up until you remove the driver.

I vaguely remember that to remove this message you go under Device Manager, under "Networking" and remove a device that has an exclamation point under it (This removes the network driver that doesn't load) But what does this message mean and how does it happen to get there in the first place? I know that it happens when setting up a new Internet Connection sometimes, but I need to know the exact steps for removing the driver because I might be changing ISP's in the future, and need to know what to do if this message comes up again! Thanks!


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Preferred Solution: What Does "Ethernet Driver Failed To Load" Mean?

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Answer: What Does "Ethernet Driver Failed To Load" Mean?

i think the message means that the driver is corrupted/not responding

why it happens, i dont know, but if u are installing a separate software to connect to your isp, this software might be the problem

the proper way of removing the driver is to delete it from device manager

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Hello Guys I need your help in my laptop Graphics error.I uninstalled my AMD graphics card recently from control panel.Now i am trying to install the drivers and i have downloaded my graphics card driver from .But when the drivers installing there is a error message coming that is "failed to load detection driver".Please Help Me.
My Laptop is HP Probook 445 G1.

Answer:AMD Graphics Driver Error "Failed To Load Detection Driver"

One more thing guys.My graphics convert into Standard VGA Graphics.

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I've been experiencing multiple bluescreens daily and what's odd about them is they occur randomly while using many programs; however, I have noticed that they occur more frequently directly after opening a new tab, loading a new site or running a game (StarCraft II).
Looking through Event Viewer. I see a list of warnings and errors immediately prior to the BSOD. In chronological order:

9:07:18 PM CRITICAL- "The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly."

9:07:28 PM WARNING- "The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device USB\VID_0483&PID_2016\5&249af6f9&0&2."

9:07:42 PM ERROR- "The previous system shutdown at 9:05:49 PM on ‎7/‎13/‎2011 was unexpected."

9:07:44 PM ERROR- "The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000000a (0x0000099e0000007e, 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000001, 0xfffff80002a92885). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 071311-32869-01."

9:07:47 PM ERROR- "Audit events have been dropped by the transport. 0"

I also get this warning quite often:
"The maximum file size for session "ReadyBoot" has been reached. As a result, events might be lost (not logged) to file "C:\Windows\Prefetch\ReadyBoot\ReadyBoot.etl". The maximum files size is currently set to 20971520 ... Read more

Answer:Multiple BSOD daily "\Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device"

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8103 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 271044 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2014, Updated and Enabled
My Windows 7 Professional "Explorer" tree (not Internet Explorer) no longer lists my CD/DVD ROM DRIVE under the Device Manager/Drives. It used to.

I've checked the System Registry and it has lots of info about that ATAPI drive, but my system fails to find the "cdrom" driver (which is the one Windows 7 uses by default). It's not a 3rd-party driver.

The tray on my CD/DVD drive opens and closes properly. Windows just won't recognize the drive, so I can't use it.

I'm hoping someone can offer a 'manual' solution to get it working again. I do not want to spend a month to reinstall my OS and tons of hard-to-configure software. I've read countless other posts and solutions, both here and on MS's sites. The info on MS's sites is not even understandable. It's too vague and often doesn't even apply to my situation.

Note: The error (7026) message is:
"The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

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Answer:Error 7026 "The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: cdrom"

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Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load". My system=32 bit operating system which is Vista Ultimate.

Answer:Windows Update Won't Load--gets error-"This page failed to load"

Hello sgibbins,
Try here, people have had some good results doing this. please post your results. Good luck.

JSI Tip 2805. Windows Update 'Cannot Display Page'?

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When I right click My Computer on Vista Start menu the page says "The page failed to load"

I enclose a screenshot of the error.

I was also get "the application has failed to start because WINBRAND.dll was not found" when running


From RUN

This has now been fixed by downloading WINBRAND.dll and copying it to c:\windows\system32

But "The page failed to load" still happens when right clicking My Computer and choosing properties.

I did a SFC / Scannow and something weird happened. The Command Window had an error (apologies - forgot to note which but will rerun in a moment) however the CBS Log File showed no errors and indicated SFC ran successfully.

I will post the results of SFC in a few moments

Thanks for your help.


Answer:Solved: "The page failed to load" Control Panel > System

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This only happened once immediately after reboot following removal of Comodo Firewall 3.5.This event has never repeated after many reboots.I have not seen any subsequent errors of any sort.Does the absence of repetition indicate that Windows succeeded on the next reboot,or that Windows has given up trying to mend a fatal wound ? ? ?There were 4 off such error events within 1 second, designating these *.MOF filesC:\WINDOWS\MICROSOFT.NET\FRAMEWORK\V1.1.4322\ASPNET.MOFC:\AC30D119A40F2C8C8708A20576\I386\LICWMI.MOFC:\WINDOWS\MICROSOFT.NET\FRAMEWORK\V3.0\WINDOWSCOMMUNICATIONFOUNDATION\SERVICEMODEL.MOFC:\WINDOWS\MICROSOFT.NET\FRAMEWORK\V2.0.50727\ASPNET.MOFI later found that starting a few seconds before that, and finishing a few seconds after,there were 51 *.MOF updated time stamps in C:\WINDOWS\System32\wbem\AutoRecover.Comparing Acronis images of C:\ taken before and after removal/replacement of the Firewall I see :-4 original *.MOF files that retained timestamps of last year and before7 original *.MOF files that were halved in size as they were modified44 brand new *.MOF files I have not seen before.Do all these extra *.MOF files in ...\wbem\AutoRecover indicate a major disaster ?Does the absence of further WinMgmt event 4 errors show recovery without failure on the next reboot ?Does the continued presence of all these *.MOF files show that after recovery Windows was too lazy to delete redundant files ?Or has it left it all for me to try and recompile or something ?I am hoping t... Read more

Answer:Winmgmt Event 4 :- "failed To Load Mof ... While Recov"; 51 new wbem\*MOF files


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I removed Comodo 3.5 Firewall and completed removal by rebooting the P.C.
I then checked the event logs to confirm all was well.
I found in the Application Event log that about 1 minute after that latest reboot and login there were 4 errors.

All 4 errors were
Event Type: Error
Event Source: WinMgmt
Event Category: None
Event ID: 4
"Failed to load MOF" {specific file} "while recovering repository file."

The specific files were

Incidentally both the ASPNET.MOF files had a last access date from last year,
so I seems to me that the "Failed to load MOF" was because the was no attempt to read them.
Also .NET v3.0 was purged last year, so the fourth item no longer exists ! ! !

I never knew till then that there had ever been any need to "recover repository files".
There were no further errors when I rebooted 4 times in succession,
so I assumed it was a "one time" failure to recover, and upon the second reboot a full recovery was achieved.
Did I do Good ? ? ?

I then installed Comodo 3.10 Firewall, and the next application event was
Successful auto update retrieval of third-party root list sequence number from:
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I am getting the error, "Symantec AntiVirus Auto-Protect failed to load.". Not sure what happened the reason for this. I see the Symantec Icon circled with red-cross in Systray. Looks like my Laptop is unsafe.

Please help.


Answer:Getting the Error - " Symantec AntiVirus Auto-Protect failed to load."

I would recommend uninstalling/reinstalling the Symantec software.Do you have the CD or was it preinstalled on the system?

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I'll be referring to the image above. The second image that has to do with Outlook Express directly was caused directly after merging some partitions and then changing drive letters. I was using Partition Magic so Drive Mapper supposedly changed all references in the registry. I checked with Microsoft's solution to the problem, but it was of no help ( I would like to just completely remove Outlook Express if I could. As I was following the instructions, I deleted the registry keys I was supposed to which I think led to the first error message you see. I'm not completely sure though, it could have also been because I applied the Windows Vista Transformation Pack.

Answer:"Address Book failed to load" + Invalid root

*bump* Also, I should say that before the Outlook message used to pop up constantly (every 20 seconds or so) and I've gotten it to only pop up at startup by removing those registry entries.

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I am trying to get rid of event viewer errors and warnings at bootup. This one still eludes me. It appears to be a driver error related to my Epson RX680 printer. Can someone give me a few tips on how to narrow it down further?

"The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device WpdBusEnumRoot\UMB\2&37c186b&0&STORAGE#VOLUME#_??_USBSTOR#DISK&VEN_EPSON&PROD_STYLUS_STORAGE&REV_1.0 0#9&2856B3B7&0&070E018870865F0000&0#"


Answer:Event 219 "WUDFRd failed to load " warning at bootup

What have you already tried to fix the issue? Have you tried looking for an updated driver from epsons website?

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Hi Guy
I'm using win 98 and cannot get my Viavoice working.
This has been an ongoing problem for some time, and was part of a software package from "Time". I've also installed IBM software as a separate voice programme but can't get this to run satifactorily. Time Help is no help, perhaps you can help? Much appreciated in anticipation. Many thanks.


PS Have spent loads of money with "Time"without satisfaction.


Welcome to TSG!

Not sure if I can help but will try......
It sounds as if you have an incomplete or corrupt installation.
When this happens to any software program the best solution is to uninstall and reinstall the package.
1) Go to start\settings\control panel\add-remove programs and locate the via-voice line listing. Highlight it by left clicking and select remove.
2) If there are other entries referring to voice software remove them to.
3) Restart system into safe mode. During restart keep tapping the F8 key until a selection screen appears and arrow to select "Safe Mode" then hit enter.
4) Once in safe mode go to start\find-search\files and folders and type in *.cpl then hit enter
5) A listing of all control panel applets will appear in right pane.
7) Right click that applet and select delete.
8) Restart system into normal mode and reinstall the via-voice package.
Note: Make sure you anti-virus software is disabled before and during install.

Hope that helps.....


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As of the last week, have been experiencing issues with extreme slowness. Reset Firefox to defaults, did not help. PC slows/freezes, when tried to launch task manager, CTRL-ALT-DEL, get message "Failed to load security options" then screen stays black with only that message. At times never unfreezes. After a hard re-boot, goes straight to recovery mode. I have noticed that there are certain error messages such as failed updates. And also, my security defaults have been "turned off" at least once without my doing......... Yikes! I have done a recovery to previous date, and that has helped, but then it starts all over again.... Certain start up items dont load and then the freeze comes again. And again the "Failed to load security options".....

Here are the logs... I believe i got them all....

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:51:20 AM, on 6/7/2014
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16545)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X1100 Series\LXBKbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pure Networks Shared\Platform\nmctxth.e... Read more

Answer:Very Slow, Often get "Failed to load security options" and freezes

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Legitimate copy of Win Vista Ultimate SP1, all updates through last week ...

When I attempt to open Windows Update, I get an error message "The page
failed to load".

A google search found nothing but the suggestion to delete "System32", am I'm not going there!

Answer:Solved: Windows Update "The page failed to load"

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Win 7-64 on Gateway FX6860 i7 system 8gm ram tons of HD space.
Got "Page Failed to Load" error attempting to change my Win7-64bit display resolution.
This used to work, but no more ( don't know what might have caused it)

I ran "sfc /scannow". SFC reported that there were corrupted files that could not be repaired or replaced and to look at CBS.log. I did but can make no sense out of it.

Please find that file attached -- Any help will be appreciated.....

thank you,

Answer:"Page Failed to Load" error attempting to change my Win7-64bit display

Run the system file check again. Sometimes it requires multiple runs. Reboot after each run (or before the first run if you have not rebooted since the last time you ran the check).Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker up to three times to fix all errors with a restart in between each. Post back if it continues to show errors after a fourth run or if the first run comes back with no integrity violations. Use OPTION THREE of SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to provide us with the sfcdetails.txt file if errors occur.

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This error message pops upafter I log on to my Windows Xp laptop. What does it mean and how do I remove it?

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Several days ago there was a large number of updates available to download. I allowed the system to update all of them. Three, KB974234, KB972581 and KB973709 it was shown on the update history page as failing to download.
Reading as to a possible solution, I tried to load them manually, saving those files to my desktop, right clicking on each, to run as an administrator. After each loaded I got a message telling me they were already installed on my system.
My question is why does the "failure" notice remain on my history page and how can I delete those three file entries?
Thanks much,

Answer:History page notes they "failed" to load

Simplest way to reset WU history is stop for the moment Windows Update service and remove C:\Windows\SoftwareDistibution folder...

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I am getting the error "Failed to load resources from resource file. Please check your Setup" This happens every time I try to access a Word document. I am using Word 2003 from the Small business pkg.

I searched on their site and there was a download for those who use the Outlook business contact manager also, which I do. I downloaded the file, when to install it and it says it is already there.

I am running Windows 2000, this just started today and my updates are up to date.

Any ideas? I can ignore the warning and work, if I click OK or the X, it shuts down Word.


Answer:"Failed to load resources....." error in word

Try the Detect and Repair option from the Help menu. You will need to insert your Office disc when asked.

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Trying to log into "Bitdefender" antivirus but it tells me I need Javascript which is already in my Chrome Browser. I checked Javascript in the browser and it had this error message "Failed to load resource: net::ERR_CACHE_MISS " What shall I do, uninstall it and reinstall?

Answer:Solved: Javascript error msg "failed to load"

Apparently it is a bug in chrome.

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Vista Home Basic SP2. When I try to run Windows update all I get is a blank page that says "The page failed to load". I've looked all around and have found a lot of people with the same or a similar problem but no firm solutions. I haven't used it in maybe a week and it's worked fine up till now. There have been no real changes since I used it last. Does anyone have a clue?

Answer:Windows update "the page failed to load"

Originally Posted by drelectron

Does anyone have a clue?

Many possible explanations -wrong system settings,3p software,viruses...

Try advices from this link:You cannot install some updates or programs
reset IE Internet Explorer - Reset

Uninstall non-system firewall,antivirus,antispyware

Reset WU with "aggressive mode" How do I reset Windows Update components&#63;

Viruses also cancause this.Because scanning on allive system is not credible because many viruses can hide before antivirus I suggest use LiveCD with antivirus for example this one Dr.Web LiveCD is a software product that features a standard, Dr.Web scanner ,burn boot it and scan.
If nothing help find WindowsUpdate.log file in C:\Windows pack it and attache to post.

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I have bought a laptop model XPS 13 9350. It came with preinstalled Win10 Home Edition but i need Pro.
I get into the Windows Setup screen but at custom installation it doesnt see the drive or existing partitions and i get the message "We couldn't find any drives. To get a storage driver, click Load driver". I wasnt able to find such a driver and i have no instalation media.
In BIOS i have disabled "Secure Boot" and enabled "Legacy Option ROMs" in order to be able to boot from a USB stick since this model, being slim, dropped the CD/DvD drive bay. I have also tried to update it from Windows and introduce the new key ive got but i get the message it can't....
Any tips will be much apreciated.
Best regards,

It was the sata configuration on raid to blame, switched to AHCI and it worked.

Answer:Win10 Installation: "We couldn't find any drives. To get a storage driver, click Load driver."

Thanks for your help. I had turned off Secure Boot but that wasn't enough.
Switching the SATA mode in setup to AHCI from RAID did the trick. Thank you so much

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Hello people. I have joined this site hoping to get to help with the issues I have after updating from windows 8 to 8.1. I have been pulling my hair out because after loading this update it has screwed up my laptop.

Firstly after my laptop eventually starts I get the following error message

The module "C:\ProgramData\ljleKtopg.dat" Faile to load
Make sure the binary is stored at the specified path, or debug it to check for problems with the binary oe dependent .DLL files.

The specified module could not be found

The other main problem is

Sometimes when surfing the screen will freeze and sometimes it will start again after about 10 seconds, or it will just stay frozen and I have to switch the laptop off, and then restart it. When I restart it I get the following message on the screen, Configuring windows update, 100% complete, do not turn off your computer. This will stay on the screen for an average of 35 minutes before it goes, and my laptop starts. This happens a couple of times a day and it's doing my head in because it was fine before I had to do the 8.1 update.

Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:"C:\ProgramData\ljleKtopg.dat" Failed to load

As for the dat file; I'll take a wild guess that this might be the residue of a malware that Windows Defender or your virus program cleared up.
The name of the file seems random generated (typical of malware) and the fact that it's in Program Data also smells a bit fishy.
Doesn't seem like a legit name of a file. Perhaps your upgrade cleared out whatever it was.
Check your startup items in the Registry and in Task Manager to see if there is something Windows is trying to start that doesn't seem legit. I am not one to shout "virus" or be dramatic about that, but you might just want to do a scan of your windows directory, Program Files folders and your Users directory.

CCCleanear and HiJackThis tells you if something has been messing with your settings - consider running those for this type of problem.

As for you problems with Windows update - either just hide that update and forget about it, alternatively run sfc /scannow from the command prompt to correct anything funny on your setup that might prvent the update from goingin.

Since these are quite different issues they probably belong in different threads, particularly if it ends up taking a while to get to the bottom of it.

This was the short response - if you are unsure how to do any of what I suggested, please google it, and if it's still not clear, then post back here.

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I installed and uninstalled fruity loops (cause it wasnt working properly) and everything started going to shit. Im using XP Pro.

When i open internet explorer i get a "failed to load resource DLL" error message. When i click ok the program opens normally. This also happens when i right click on objects on my desktop.

I did a couple of virus scans and came up clean but when i tried to run auto update for norton it said i uninstalled it....which i didn't.

It also wouldn't let me play mp3s with windows media player, when i re-installed it it fixed that problem.

Anyone have any ideas what's causing this? Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:"failed to load resource DLL" error

Did fruit loops have a uninstaller?
.If so did you uninstall this way,
or did you uninstall through add/remove

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win 7
new error on reboots
" failed" what is a branding config and how do I get rid of it? please help---I am old and not too bright!!

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Hey guys

this is a great and detailed tutorial and all worked as explained except to the last step...

I still can't get into my account, what sucks big time.

It looks like the password has been changed as the error message is not the same when I enter a wrong password.

It says some like "failed to load the user Profile" or to "failure to connect to the service to load the User" (it's in another language so I translate the best I can.

When I hit the OK button the login page will reload.

I ain't get the link to reset a new password in that process, that one I get only when I enter a wrong password. Anyhow, I don't have a password reset disc (unfortunately)


Can I use above tutorial and simply REMOVE any kind of password from keeping me out of my W7?

I can get till the last prompt where the tutorial shows to enter a new password, so maybe I can do this to get rid of the password too?

Would be awesoome

Thanks for Any Help whatsoever

Answer:"failed to load the user Profile"

Hello easycash, and welcome to Seven Forums.

For that error, you would want to use the tutorial below instead. Be sure to read all of it for all available options. You might give the system restore at boot option a try first.

User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.

Hope this helps,

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Hello, I hope I am posting this in the right thread. I have a Toshiba satellite laptop with windows xp. Recently, at startup I started receiving a message that says" One or more modules failed to load." "This process will be terminated." All of a sudden, most of my programs are not working correctly either. They won't open and each has their own message. For instance, Adobe Photoshop says they a registry file is missing, please reinstall. Another program says something about a runtime error. I can't even open my Norton anti virus software. This is so frustrating, does anyone know what could have happened and how I can fix this problem? My guess would be some sort of virus, but I really have no clue. Please help!! Thanks

Answer:message, "One or more modules failed to load"

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I get the above error message whenever I right click on a drive, file or folder. The dll is not specified. Google search came up with two other pleas for help regarding this error, neither of which was apparently resolved.
Upon clicking OK, Windows XP Home lets me perform the task ; move, delete, rename, properties or whatever.

Can anyone help me get rid of this annoyance?


whush, first welcome to MG. I had a long reply typed out earlier, but lost it somehow. Trying again. Go to Start--->Run. Type in SFC and then <enter>. You MUST have your Windows Operating system CD loaded for maximum results. SFC (System File Checker) will check out all files required to run Windows and ask for various answers (courses of action from you) to the problems it finds, Read and re-read the courses of action carefully. Answer "ignore" first time round, if you are not sure of the correct answer. Proceed slowly, with a clear head and no sources of interruption. This may clear your problem, but will certainly help in other areas, at least. Bazza

PS I use W98SE, not XP, so there may be slight differences. Baz


whush said:

I get the above error message whenever I right click on a drive, file or folder. The dll is not specified. Google search came up with two other pleas for help regarding this error, neither of which was apparently resolved.
Upon clicking OK, Windows XP Home lets me perform the task ; move, delete, rename, properties or whatever.

Can anyone help me get rid of this annoyance?Click to expand...


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Hello everyone. Hope you are all doing good today and able to beat the heat on this very hot day. I have this really old laptop HP Pavillion dv6000. Originally it came with Windows Vista installed back when Windows Vista was first released but eventually I upgraded the laptop to Windows 7. Everything was fine and working until recently where the laptop has no sound. I try to install the sound driver from the HP website and it says "driver installation failed: could not find the device for this driver." No matter what I do I cannot get sound on this laptop. If I go to YouTube and watch a video the video plays just fine but with no sound. When I click on the sound icon next to the time on the desktop bar a window pops up that says "troubleshooting has completed" Problems found: "Hardware changes might not have been detected." I am not sure what is up with this or how to fix it but any help is appreciated thanks.

Answer:It says "driver installation failed could not find the device for this driver"

A Vista laptop likely doesn't have Win7 drivers written...try re-installing the originals from the Driver CD and reboot...Plus it's likely you are trying nVidia or AMD drivers gettin it to work which is a no-no on a laptop....

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Hello! I have a good problem at home, because I cannot connect to the internet as I installed XP in a HP computer that came with Vista, and I don't have any support for XP drivers from them.

System says that my Ethernet Controller doesn't have it's driver installed, so I've tried to find it during a week now and I really can't find anything.

My HP model is (no Windows XP support for this model, Vista only)
The driver that I think it's missing is Intel 82801IB ICH9 - Gigabit Ethernet Controller (from running Everest).
OS Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Service Pack SP3
Motherboard Asus Berkeley
Chipset Intel Bearlake G33

For a full Everest report :

Thanks! I hope you can help me, Im pretty much hopeless :major

Answer:Unable to find driver for "Intel 82801IB ICH9 - Gigabit Ethernet Controller "

Would like to add that I' m a bit of a novice user, I would appreciate if you could take the time to look through the everest report to see if I'm looking in the right direction to fix my internet.:-o

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I've searched all over the internet for a fix for this and haven't found anything that works yet. I was wondering if anyone else might have some insight as to what may be causing this!

First, what I'm trying to accomplish; The installation of the NVIDIA nforce Networking Controller #2
The Wireless card is working fine for this machine (HP s7600n) so I am able to get internet, however the person whom this PC actually belongs to does not have a wi-fi connection at their house, so the Ethernet port is crucial!

When I try to update and install this driver it completes all of the processes, but in the end is met with "An error occurred during the installation of the device. Access is Denied."

I have gone through REGEDIT to reset permissions, I have gone through REGEDT32 to do the same, I have logged in under Safe Mode to try to install this, have deleted the device, rebooted, reinstalled, created new accounts with Administrative Access... Literally everything I could find online about this issue and NOTHING has worked.

Also to be noted - this is a CLEAN install. And there is only ONE user account. I have also tried everything under the hidden "ADMINISTRATOR" account that shows up in SAFE MODE.

This PC did have Ubuntu 13.04LTS on it, but programs that the owner needs for work are not compatible with the LINUX kernel, and she's not savvy enough to use WINE.

Answer:Ethernet Driver Update - "ACCESS DENIED"

and welcome to the Forum

Please post a screenshot of Device Manager with the Network Adaptor group expanded. . see the link in my signature for how.

How do I get into Windows Device Manager?

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When I try to install gears of war I reivieve this error message. "Failed to load DLL: GameuxInstallHelper"

I have tried all the below with no avail...;en-us;968365&sd=rss&spid=7027

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Get message "Failed to load 'installhelper.dll' into memory." while trying to install eCopy from a CD that installs fine on other PCs. eCopy has no information about this error message and nothing appears on the net. Any ideas? Have tried searching the PC and other PCs in the network for such file or instances of it in the registry. Nothing!

Answer:Failed to load "installhelper.dll"

Just to be sure, what OS are trying to install this software on that fails?

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Hi everyone, this morning I turned on the PC to do the usual stuff but I could not connect to my internet with the error "Unidentified Network - Limited". After trying to troubleshoot my ethernet I get the error "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration". After troubleshooting didn't work I took to the web. I literally tried every solution I found... to no avail. This brings me to extra frustration since I only built my PC last thursday.

System Specs: CPU; AMD A6-6400K
MOBO: Gigabyte GA-F2A75M
RAM: Kingston 8GB
Storage: 2x 1tb WD Blue
GPU; Gigabyte GTX 650
PSU: Corsair 600w
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95
Case: Corsair 200r
Operating system: Windows 8

IPConfig /all: (Will get when I find something to transfer over the info)

Answer:"Unidentified Network - Limited" and "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration"

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... can't connect to online video game!! :-o

I'm coming down with a fever, so hopefully most of my post comes out coherent.

A few months ago my computer came down with a virus. It was entirely my fault, reformatted hard drive, reinstalled OS and everything worked from from then on. I installed all my drivers and after a few days noticed that even though I downloaded my Ethernet driver, my computer still said the driver needed not installed. Considering that I still had (and still have) internet access, I didn't think to look into it further. One of those, "don't worry about it til it becomes a problem" situations, or so I deemed so at the time.

Guess my time's up.

Installed FFXI. Worked for a while, stopped playing it and then when I decided to go back I continued to get error messages about my connection and it refused to connect me. I ignored it, didn't want to deal with it at the time so I just didn't play (stupid of me, since I pay a monthly subscription, but anyway...) now that I really can't go anywhere in my condition and in the lovely heat wave filled with the best case of humidity ever, I finally decided to go at this head on.

Uninstalled the game and reinstalled it. Waste of time considering it had nothing to do with the game, but I did it anyway.

Reinstalled driver. Computer still doesn't register it. I still have access to the net.

Have no idea what to do next.

It's probably some... Read more

Answer:"Ethernet Driver needed" ... can still connect to net but ...

You didn't mention anything about which Windows version you're using, or any hardware, but I was able to get the info from the Everest report. First, I'd check Add/Remove Programs and uninstall any current ethernet drivers. Restart the PC and cancel the Hardware Wizard if/when it starts up. Then install the motherboard chipset drivers from this direct link. Restart the PC, then install the ethernet drivers from this link (this driver doesn't have an installer or 'setup.exe' and must be install via the Device Manager/Hardware Wizard; more info is available in this thread). If this ethernet driver won't install or Windows complains about it, use the driver from this direct link. Again, restart the PC when the ethernet driver is done installing. Hopefully this will straighten things out. Good luck!

(I hope your fever is gone and you're feeling better )

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hi everyone,

my pc's specs:
intel pentium 4 2.6C (FSD 800)
gigabyte mainboard - 8KNXP
ATI Radeon 9600XT - 128DDR AGP(8X)/DVI/TV Out
( do believe that my LAN output comes with the gigabyte mainboard, its e intel (R) Pro/1000 CT Network Connection)
os: win xp professional
cable modem: wireless motorola surfboard SBG 1000
(my modem is working perfectly well as i have tested it with my laptop)

my problem is that i cannot connect to the internet.
on start up, there will be a pop-up message saying that : new hardware is found, ethernet controller.
but when i try to install the driver for it (the driver is in the disc from the gigabyte mainboard) by inserting this disc, i keep getting the message that the driver is not found. i have tried the option of re-installing the INTEL CHIPSET SOFTWARE INSTALLATION UTILITY but that has not helped.
now, under NETWORK COMPONENTS of INTEL(R)PROSET, it states that my intel(R) Pro/1000 CT network connection has been disabled or removed and that No device exists for this installed miniport. i have tried to reinstall this driver as well, but this hasn't worked as well.

Pretty much at a loss what to do now...
can anyone help?


Answer:Win XP- "ethernet controller" driver not found

Dunno for sure but this may help

or if there is no joy there, try downloading the drivers from here:

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I have a Yiynova tablet monitor and its been working fine for about a month. I recently tried to download the beta version of a NVIDIA GeForce update (bad idea) and had to reinstall a previous version. After that, things started to go south for my tablet.

I uninstalled and reinstalled the tablet driver, and tried to plug it in a different USB port and it came up with the same message.

Is there a step that I'm missing?

I have dual screen setup, and that's working fine, but the driver that senses the pen just isn't installing, even though I installed the driver program.

I appreciate any ideas on how to fix this.

Answer:Yiynova tablet monitor "device driver failed to install"

The problem wasn't solved, but I believed I narrowed down the problem. The driver doesn't seem to fully install.

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Hi I have an Asus G74Sx and here are my specs: Windows (Service Pack 1) CPU TYPE: Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz CPU SPEED: 2.03 GHz SYSTEM MEMORY: 8.57 GB VIDEO CARD MODEL: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M VIDEO CARD MEMORY: 4.26 GB VIDEO CARD DRIVER: nvd3dum.dll DESKTOP RESOLUTION: 1600x900 HARD DISK SIZE:
473.26 GB

Now my problem is whenever I boot up my computer, and it tries to load windows, the screen starts getting crazy green lines ( goes black, and eventually a blue screen pops up (

Now it should be known, I have just received my computer back from Asus repair where I RMAd it because the motherboard had to be replaced because it was surged and no longer allowing it to charge. We also replaced the hard drive disk. The time between it stopped charging and I sent it and got it back repaired was 28 weeks. I never had this problem prior to the motherboard busting, and have had it since getting it back. When it first happened, I thought it was because since I had gotten it back I had not updated my drivers (all my data had been erased), so I updated to the most recent version, and for the most part the problem was fixed, until all of a sudden it started again.

The problem first started occurring while playing games, the computer would get the green lines above, completely freeze and have to be restarted. Then it started to get the green lines, black out, and come back giving a message saying "the display ... Read more

Answer:"Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout has failed."

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My system crashes fairly frequently when I am doing nothing more than browsing the internet with a blue screen saying that an attempt to reset the display driver failed.
Here is additional information from one of the dmp files

Mini092110-01.dmp 21/09/2010 6:45:15 AM 0x00000116 0x892e4510 0x8ee9cf40 0x00000000 0x00000002 nvlddmkm.sys nvlddmkm.sys+df40 NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 187.66 NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version 187.66 NVIDIA Corporation 32-bit C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini092110-01.dmp 2 15 6000
Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

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I formatted my computer, installed winxp sp2 and the driver for my multimedia device was lost, i ran everest to check what it was and its SiS 7012 audio device, an odd thing was when it said my motherboard name is unknown, its a laptop.
I downloaded different drivers but non of them were succesful, i tried installing one and a failure error pop up, "failed to install driver for windows xp" (check link or thumbnail), i tried installing winme.exe for windows ME driver but it didnt work, tried changing install directories but didnt work either. i donwloaded drivers from SIS home page but didnt work either. please help, i am most concerned about my sound device rather than the mother board, here are my specs.

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 2600 MHz (13 x 200)
Motherboard Name Unknown
Motherboard Chipset SiS 648FX
System Memory 512 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type AMI (01/12/04)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)
Video Adapter ATI Mobility Radeon 9600/9700 (M10/M11)
3D Accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon 9600/9700 (M10/M11)
Audio Adapter SiS 7012 Audio Device
IDE Controller SiS PCI IDE Controller
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Answer:SiS 7012 audio device "failed to install driver for Windows XP"

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Go to your laptop manufacturers website. You should be able to get your drivers there.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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"Failed to access NetBT driver"

Well after looking around for an answer to this same problem I came across your forums which offered a whole bunch of alternatives which didn't work for me (in another closed thread).
Just letting you know the answer for me in the end for this problem was that it was a virus living in:

C:\windows\system32 called mssnger.exe

The virus is set as being hidden so you'll need to enable the viewing of hidden files to see it.

Use a program like hijackthis from to remove the dodgy reg key. (It'll contain the word mssnger.exe)
And use something like moveonboot to set the file for deletion on next startup if you are having problems deleting it.

Hope this helps anyone who is having the same problem with NetBT.

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Greetings all.

I monitor installation of apps with Systrace and Comodo Programs Manager. Using the latter, which includes the ability to uninstall Drivers, I've encountered a disastrous problem:
Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop
Intel 2 x 2.0GHz, 8GB DDR2, 320GB 7200 HDD (20+GB free)
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, fully patched, updated and maintained
Norton IS 2012, Malwarebytes, Mamutu, Windows Firewall (regularly run Kaspersky, ESET, etc., scanners offline. No malware.)
Have 350+ third-party apps installed for reference, testing and troubleshooting others' computers.

Problem: Using Comodo Programs Manager (CPM) I uninstalled Windows Mobile 2003 Device Driver which required a reboot to complete and, now, I cannot boot the system. The Windows logon screen appears, a message displays, saying CPM's "Force delete jobs completing...". The system freezes there with a black screen, the mouse cursor responds but there is no other activity. Even the LED showing HDD activity ceases.

Attempted solutions:
-- Safe Mode(s), Last Known Good Config, etc., Startup Repair, (System Restore has been disabled.) To make matters worse, I carelessly began to run Windws 7 installation repair as though it was XP. Before I caught the mistake and cancelled, 7 had already begun to copy files. Now I have the SystemRoot as "windows\windows".
-- BCD rebuild successful but still have the "windows\windows".
-- SFC starts but will not complete from Windows RE Comm... Read more

Answer:Failed device-driver uninstall with "forcedelete" loop

"Have 350+ third-party apps installed for reference, testing and troubleshooting others' computers"... You should keep these on a separate hard drive or on an optical disk, but you actually know this already don't you You computer should be set up to easily reloaded as mine is, in case of a "disastrous problem" like you are having now. There's really no excuse

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Hi all

I am having repeatedly problems with my audio since i've installed windows 10. After searching for solution the only method that works is to run sfc /scannow and restart.
But after I'm restarting I have no sound again.
I'm with Lenovo e420s cto4401.

tried to update drivers but they don't have win10 version.

any ideas ?

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The computer I got is second hand and has always been quite unstable. I usually get bsod if I leave the computer running for 15 minutes without any heavy programs in the background (IRQL not less or equal OR memory management). But recently I've been getting them while I play Skyforge. I'll play for 10 minutes then the cursor becomes all glitchy, in game the sky has all these red lines (obvious because of the graphic cards) then after about 30 seconds the screen goes to black. Then the bsod appears and the computer restarts.

I've already done a clean reinstalled of my NVIDIA driver but the problem still persists.

Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:BSOD playing Skyforge, "Attempt to reset the display driver failed"

Any help??

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I have an Asus M2A-VM motherboard with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ CPU. I recently had to do a complete format and reinstall of Windows XP Pro SP3, AGAIN.:cry While installing the motherboard drivers I got a Realtek install failed error message. I never got this message before when installing the drivers. I install the drivers right after installing Windows so there is nothing getting in the way of the install, that I know of. I have called Asus Tech Support, they are a snotty lot, and they were no help at all. The puzzling part is that I am getting audio from some programs/websites, but most Windows functions, nada. I went to Realtek's website but every time I tried to download the new drivers I got a "Cannot Display This Page" error message, on all 6 download sites! I would appreciate all the help I can get.

Answer:Got Realtek driver "install failed" message

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Hope this query is in the right section -tried to use my LDS 1881 England Census CDs last night - but having problems with the Viewer.

I have V4 which up to now has worked perfectly - tried to re-install it
and I keep getting "Failed to extract file "Dll_ini" from binary table"
error message.

BUT no problems on my laptap which has the Viewer installed from the
same CD.

Have had a few problems with computer of late - it was in the workshop
3 weeks ago because of some corrupt Windows files - could that be the

Grateful for any advice, suggestions as to what to do!

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I just resolved an issue I had with the wireless connectivity of my Acer notebook computer and now I am getting strange error messages. When I try (not every instance) to open device manager I will get the message "Failed to open empty document." From there I will occasionally get "Parser" messages that say "Value creation failed at line 843" or "line 422." I read what I could find about these messages and it points to MMC as the cause. How do I go about fixing this annoying problem if anyone knows?

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I have two issues, which I think are related. In the Device Manager, it shows under USB Controllers "Unknown device". "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)"

I tried updating the driver, but the driver was correct.

I tried disabling the device.

I uninstalled the device. Windows reinstalled it at next boot, but the problem reappeared.

There is no Imaging Devices in the Device Manager.

At the same time, my webcam failed to open. Message "Webcamera initialization failed."

I downloaded the correct webcam program from Toshiba, installed it, but same result.

This all started when I uninstalled and reinstalled Skype. I have tried uninstalling it again, but still no webcam.

The webcam is enabled in the BIOS.

I really do not want to reinstall Windows.

All help appreciated.

Toshiba Satellite P500 16J
Windows 7 Ultimate x86
All updates installed

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I've never heard of a "gray screen of death" either, but that's certainly what it looked like!

I'm working on a clean install of 64-bit Windows 7 Pro SP1U, and I'm mostly finished installing my apps. The major problem symptom is that my Intel PROSet Ethernet Connection (2) 1218-V can't load it's drivers.

Here's the sequence of events...

(1) Finished installing Nero 2014 Ultimate updates, which required a reboot. NO hardware changes made.

(2) During that reboot, I see what would normally be a BSOD except the screen is definitely NOT blue! It looks more gray than anything (and my monitor is fine). The "GSOD" message is a new one on me as well, something like "SYSTEM_REGISTRATION_ERROR" or the like.

(3) When I boot up, even though I definitely have set it up to create a mini-dump on BSOD, there IS no mini-dump or even a full dump. I assure you it was simply not created!

(4) Now, all of a sudden, my 'Intel Ethernet Connection (2) 1218-V', the device manager reports: "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)" Note that I've read that Code 31 errors are supposedly "easy" to fix, but I've tried the things these tech support pages suggest (such as uninstalling the drivers and re-installing the latest version, or rolling back the drivers, etc), but that has had NO effect!

One of the things I can't help thinking about is that the following Int... Read more

Answer:Can't load PROSet NIC driver, code 31, after "gray screen of death"?

If me, I would uninstall Nero, reboot, then run system restore to before the Nero installation and hope (fingers crossed) that works. If not, you may need to uninstall the affected drivers, then reboot and again, hope that works.

You may be seeing gray due to your contrast and brightness setting - but really experiencing the black screen of death.

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Hi all

Regarding "Failed" Driver Update: Intel - net - 10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM -

This thread seeks info about (and extending from) a driver update shown* (*Windows Settings > Update & Security > Installed Update History > Driver Updates) as "Failed to install on ‎17/‎01/‎2018 - 0x800705b4". (A timeout error).

This issue was touched-on in another, more general, thread (What to do about Failed Updates? - Windows 10 Forums), and I thank Ix07 yet again for the information there.

Following Ix07's link, I looked at the Microsoft Update Catalogue pages. Having two pages of places to download drivers from threw me a bit, but I noted they essentially had the same significant info in the title links, except for the driver models - either Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160, or Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265.

My laptop has (Settings > Network & Internet > WiFi > Hardware Properties) an Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260, Driver version:

So, now to my questions. Warning! My technology knowledge and skills are - I'm not kidding - really basic. Please assume I know next-to-nothing about the hardware and software I'm asking about here.

(1) When I check Device Manager > Network adapters > Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 > Properties > General tab, I see "Location: PCI bus 3, device 0, function 0". Also "Device status: This device is working properl... Read more

Answer:Some Questions re a "Failed" Driver Update

Originally Posted by ausgumbie

(1) When I check Device Manager > Network adapters > Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 > Properties > General tab, I see "Location: PCI bus 3, device 0, function 0". Also "Device status: This device is working properly." This confuses me a bit. What does the "device 0" indicate? Which "device" is working properly?

Device 0 identifies the 1st device on PCI bus 3. Function 0 identifies the 1st "function" of that device. A full explanation of these terms would fill a book (called the PCI specification).

For your 7260, it is the only device connected to bus 3, so it is device 0. And there is only one function (the network controller), which is function 0.

A single hardware device can have multiple functions. For instance, my nVidia graphics card has two: function 0 is the graphics controller, function 1 is the audio controller. As far as Windows is concerned, these are 2 different "devices" and therefore require 2 different drivers, even though they are on the same physical device.

Originally Posted by ausgumbie

(2) In Driver tab view, I see this (image):

So, do I have the driver that "didn't" update on 17/01/2018, or .......?)

It looks like it did get installed.

Originally Posted by ausgumbie

(3) In Events tab view, ... Read more

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First off, I have Windows XP on an HP dv8000t laptop.

Alright, about an hour ago I left my laptop alone in another room while I ws studying so it wouldn't bother me. Well after I finished studying, I came to check something on my laptop and I noticed it had been turned off. I know no one came and turned it off and I also know it doesn't automatically shut down when it's inactive (it only goes into hibernation) this is the second time it's randomly shut off like this, but this time a problem came up when I tried to restart it.

After I booted it up again it got past the Windows XP loading display and instantly goes into a blue sreen that reads: Video driver failed to initialize (STOP: 0x000000B4).
Every time I try to restart the laptop now it gives me that same message after the XP load screen. I've tried loading it in safe mode (with all the different safe mode settings) and I also tried the enable VGA mode (I saw that as a suggestion on a toppic like this last year here) but all that mode does is lead me to another blue screen that reads: IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL.

I really don't know what to do now. I've tried using the system restore, but when I try the default restore it gives me the "Video driver failed to initialize" blue screen. I don't even want to attempt the full format becasue I just recently finished putting new pictures and videos onto my laptop that I haven't had a chance to back up (I know, stupid me).

Is ... Read more

Answer:"Video driver failed to initialize"

Hi and welcome. Not too many options on a laptop. I'd go with the call to the support desk. My bet is that something overheated.

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Hi all, I am trying to install a oem copy of windows 8 64 bit onto my desktop, using a microsoft install dvd. I've installed xp, vista, and windows 7 onto it without any issues whatsoever, however when trying to install windows 8, I keep getting an error in windows setup that states the following:

Load Driver
A media driver your computer needs is missing. This could be a DVD, USP or Hard disk driver. If you have a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive with the driver on it, please insert it now.

Since I'm using an actual microsoft disc, and the hash checks out okay, I'm not really sure how to proceed, as it doesn't seem to be the disc image.

I tried searching the forum but the solutions I've come across are vague, and usually relate to USB/VMware installs instead of using a retail DVD.

Does anyone have any solutions on how I can get past this error?

My system:
EVGA Z77 FTW Mobo, updated firmware/bios
Intel 3770k CPU
Antec Quattro 1000 PSU
Kingston HyperX 3K SSD
LG M-Disc Super Multi DVD/CD Reader/Burner

Answer:Windows 8 Install "Load Media Driver"

Do you have an external DVD player? Try with that . the same thing happened to me just last night when I tried to install on my Lenovo notebook (4 yrs. old) Same exact message. Using external player worked for me. EDIT: internal player works now. Win 8 must have the correct driver.

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HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU
64-bit Operating System

It started while i was browsing anime viewing websites on Firefox.(Both of which I've used for years.) Also note AVG's Resident Shield was online, and i don't remember going anywhere strange or downloading strange files. I had scanned used malwarebytes anti-malware the day before and found nothing.
Randomly, I received a blue screen stating something like "Client side encryption is not supported by the remote server even though it claims to"

After restarting, my computer failed to start normally.(I think it failed to load the operating system?) It went to some kind of auto repairing thing to fix itself in order to startup properly. But it failed.

Safe mode = same as above

Last Known Good Configuration = same as above

Bootlogging? Debugging? Description was it would mention at which startup file it failed to load. It loaded files from the top of my screen to almost the middle, which is about < 10 things. It failed, and without telling me any new information, did the "same as above".

3 attempts of system restore. One was more than a month ago. It would get to the end and "finish" restoring for a brief moment, then immediately show an error pointing to "...Appdata/Roaming/Firefox/(jumble of letters).profile/session(the rest was cut off, but i thought i could see half an "s") It said it couldn't replace the file?

chkds... Read more

Answer:"Client Side Encryption not supported by..." --> "computer failing to load"

Its the server that you were on, it did not like the encryption that that server was using.

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I am trying to rebuild by search index because my computer won't let me arrange items using the "Arrange By" option... However, when I try and load my indexing options to rebuild the index it will sit there and say "Waiting to receive indexing status". If I click the "Advanced" button it will freeze... I also receive an icon and loading display problem SEE PIC#1. Also when I click on "My Computer" it sometimes will sit there searching and it won't load. SEE PIC#2

I have tried the following:
1. Restarting the "Windows Search" service multiple times at different boots.
2. Deleting the files contained in the folder "C:\Windows\System32\config\TxR\".
3. Stopping the "Windows Search" service then I opened up "regedit". I went to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSearch, SetupCompletedSuccessfully" I changed the value from a 0 to a 1. Then I rebooted my PC. I then went back to the same key and changed it back to a 0 and rebooted my PC again.
4. Turning the "indexing service" on and off from the "Turn Windows Features on or off" menu.
5. Microsoft Fixit Indexing Troubleshooter
6. Sfc /scannow
7. Tried this hotfix
8. Tried another user account and creating a new user account
9. Tried resetting folder view to "defaults" Read more

Answer:"My Computer" won't load, Disappearing Icons, & "Arrange By" option won't work. Help?

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I'm getting:

"A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now."

Google has loads of hits for this but for W7, XP, Vista, etc. nothing for W8...

Trying to install W8x64 on a Dell Precision T5500 (single CPU, 12GB RAM) via USB flash drive.

The CPU is an Intel "confidential" (developer's Xeon 5600 series) could that be it?

The same bootable USB flash drive was able to install W8 on two VM's so far so I know the image is good (or not corrupt).

Is there a way to try and find this elsewhere or point me to the correct driver from an existing install of W8?

Thanks for any help!

Answer:"Load Driver" During Install - what driver & where can I find?

The CPU is an Intel "confidential" (developer's Xeon 5600 series) could that be it?

I'm quite sure that the CPU is not the problem...

It happened to me once and I had to change the DVD drive to install WDP on a Megaware rig...

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I just installed Windows 2000 a few days ago.

When I start the computer and the log-on window comes up there is an error window that pops up in front of it.

\systemroot\system32\drivers\fastfat.sys device driver could not be loaded. Error status was 0xc0000020

What do I need to do to fix that problem?

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I'm getting this stupid error when trying to view: Control Panel\System and Security\System

"The page failed to load"

Don't know if you need it but I added a HJT log...


Answer:"The page failed to load" Control Panel\System and Security\System

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Hello everyone
Recently, I'm playing Anno 1404 (also called Dawn of Discovery) in my Vista Home Basic 32bit finely until I saw the problem with the "save/load" problem. First, it saves "systematically" but, the save is corrupted to a 5kb file. Second, the game can't load the 'properlly saved' save file, and also the corrupted one also.

Few of the players had the similar problem, and someone said that making another user account works, and I tried and really worked for me. Yes, I can play this way, but all of my files and infos are saved in the Administrator account, and I don't want to switch users just to play that game

Recently I found a useful MS program, which is runas, and found how to run as another account. It asks for the account pw, and everythis was fine, but it doesn't run my game
It just closes the cmd and nothing happens. What could be this problem?
I hope Ubi gives out this fixing patch fast

Answer:Anno 1404 "save/load" problem and using "runas.exe"

Figured it out with Runasspc program (which also saves the password! )

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I have installed Win 7 64-Bit and now on easytune I get


message when it runs on boot...
I specifically need it to adjust processor fan speed to get rid of the 'whirr' noise it makes, it had a usefull utility that could manage it

anyone experience this on 64-bit?
it happens both from disc install and download


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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?

Answer:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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Hi there,
Can someone please help to shed some light on this, or possibly fix this issue?
I've been trying for ages to get my parents computer to download and install updates.
It's running 7 Home Premium 64 bit with SP1.
The Windows Update page shows that Windows could not search for updates, which resulted in the error 8007370B
The link on that page to get help for this error has no results.
The system update readiness tool failed to fix the issue
sfc /scannow in an elevated command prompt results in the error message
Windows resource protection could not perform the requested operation.
I also tried to force WSUS offline updates, but ended up having to remove the temp admin account and cancel the updates when that failed.

log files attached:
Attachment 362134

Answer:Failed updates "WindowsUpdate_8007370B" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Your first run of CheckSUR found a fair number of errors, and managed to fix them, mostly - but to remain until now...

Checking Component Store
(f) CSI Payload File Missing 0x00000000 _isdel.exe wow64_microsoft-windows-i..llshield-wow64-main_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_ca61f601a4548b8e
(f) CSI Corrupt Identity 0xC0150017 c64c420f5864b56f41d74a09d3a4941a, Culture=neutral, Version=6.1.7601.18283, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35, ProcessorArchitecture=amd64, versyo~Scope=NonSxS c64c420f586..a09d3a4941a_31bf3856ad364e35_6>1.7601.18283_b5294749e54eed83 Bad identity

I need to have a look at your COMPONENTS registry hive

Please copy the C:\Windows\System32\config\COMPONENTS file (no extension) to your desktop and then compress it - upload the compressed file to your favoured fileshare site (preferably Dropbox or OneDrive) and post a link.

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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".

Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":

The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:

I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:

Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:

I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

The tech guys on that forum were unable to find the source... Read more

Answer:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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Mods, if you feel that this thread is more of a "Windows" issue, please feel free to move this thread.

Here last year I did my second build because I was having "boot" issues. Wasn't certain what exactly the problem was at the time. But something some how screwed up the boot sequence in my system, and where everything was pretty much "outdated." I just went ahead and did another build.

Though, since then I've been pondering around with the thought of using a SATA to IDE adapter so that I can retrieve what ever salvageable data I can from one of the two HDD's that was in my last build. So I finally broke down and ordered a couple different one's earlier this week.

Unfortunately, I've been running in to some problem(s) when I try to launch with the IDE in place.

Upon initial launching, the boot sequence seem to take some time longer than it normally does with out the IDE HDD in place. Though after a 15-20sec lapse I'll get an error screen displaying an windows error code of "0xc000000e" with a prompt message below stating "The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible"

I searched all over online to see what that error code represents, only to get "pages after pages" of sites with each site telling me something different.

I have no intentions of using this as a third HDD in my system. I just want to retrieve select data from it.

Answer:Error code "0xc000000e" "The boot selection failed because a required device.........

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Okay, I have an ATI Radeon 8500 on my Windows XP system, and one day, after my dad had used the computer, the 3D video driver stoppeed working. He can't recall doing anything. So it goes. I think "whatever", downloaded the latest Catalyst drivers, and try to install it, only to get the message "INF Error, Video Driver Not Found" and then "Try to set up your adapter with a standard VGA driver before running setup". I tried googling for info (apparently it's a common-ish issue), but I never found anything that worked. I tried uninstalling anything ATI and then installing, to no avail. I tried uninstalling the error-listed VGA adapter from the Device Manager and then running install which didn't work. Rebooting after that also didn't work (it popped up with "New hardware found" after the reboot, but it couldn't find the proper drivers).

One suggestion that I found is to download drivers for my "chipset" or mobo. Unfortunately, I don't know what my chipset/mobo brand/model is, and don't know how to find out. If this is the solution, how can I find out? If this isn't the solution, what is?

If this could be solved ASAP, that would be lovely, as I'm going through video game withdrawl here (also scrolling in Firefox is all jerky and some videos are jerky when playing).

Thanks in advance,
Robbie B

Answer:"INF Error", VGA Driver "Missing" Installing ATI Catalyst Drivers

After an unedifying series of adventures I got to which has several drivers for my mobo. I first downloaded (obviously) the VGA driver, and tried to run setup. Unfortunately, after preparing the install, an Error message pops up saying "The system cannot detect the device, please confirm that the device is configured properly and restart the setup program." I then tried downloading the AGP upgrade, installed it, but nothing changed. I also downloaded the BIOS update, since it mentioned a VGA upgrade, but I'm uncomfortable with upgrading the BIOS if it's possible that that's not the main issue.

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I have been getting the BSOD since a few weeks and found out by trial and error that a USB-hub is causing the problem. Whenever I disconnect the hub before I shut off the computer I do not get the blue screen.
Yesterday I also got a BSOD that mentioned driver power state failure. After I had de-installed Ubuntu 10.04 (I wanted to see what people are talking about but did not really like it) that problem did not show up again, although I do not know if that is just coincidence.

I have enclosed the dump files as per your instructions and hope that somebody will be able to help me.
Thank you.

Answer:BSOD with "usbhub.sys" and "driver power state failure"


It does look as if your USB drivers are causing the issue.

Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Wed Apr 28 03:41:32.255 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:31:47.502
BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 9482319c, ad39bb40, ad39b720}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for libusb0.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
Probably caused by : libusb0.sys ( libusb0+428c )
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Mon May 10 03:46:15.009 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:15.272
BugCheck 124, {0, 8752f544, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : hardware
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Mon May 10 05:22:31.146 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:23.393
BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 9444b19c, adb53b40, adb53720}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for libusb0.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
Probably caused by : libusb0.sys ( libusb0+428c )
Built by: 7600.16... Read more

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Okay, I have an ATI Radeon 8500 on my Windows XP system, and one day, after my dad had used the computer, the 3D video driver stoppeed working. He can't recall doing anything. So it goes. I think "whatever", downloaded the latest Catalyst drivers, and try to install it, only to get the message "INF Error, Video Driver Not Found" and then "Try to set up your adapter with a standard VGA driver before running setup". I tried googling for info (apparently it's a common-ish issue), but I never found anything that worked. I tried uninstalling anything ATI and then installing, to no avail. I tried uninstalling the error-listed VGA adapter from the Device Manager and then running install which didn't work. Rebooting after that also didn't work (it popped up with "New hardware found" after the reboot, but it couldn't find the proper drivers).

After an unedifying series of adventures I got to which has several drivers for my mobo. I first downloaded (obviously) the VGA driver, and tried to run setup. Unfortunately, after preparing the install, an Error message pops up saying "The system cannot detect the device, please confirm that the device is configured properly and restart the setup program." I then tried downloading the AGP upgrade, installed it, but nothing changed. I also downloaded the BIOS update, since it mention... Read more

Answer:"INF Error", VGA Driver "Missing" Installing ATI Catalyst Drivers

the radeon is not integrated with your motherboard, and the onboard video has probably been disabled in the BIOS. to install the appropriate drivers for an ATI radeon 8500 card you need to download and install the drivers from ati's website. from there you can download the latest version of catalyst and install that.

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Trying to start a live trace with USB-USBPORT and USB-USBHUB on Win7.  Getting "Failed to Start Enable Session Due to the Following Error(s):

Enable session "MMA-ETW-Livecapture-79f84d93-a9b8-4484-b09e-ad9e315ea8d5" failed.
Start session "MMA-ETW-Livecapture-79f84d93-a9b8-4484-b09e-ad9e315ea8d5" failed
At a loss as what to do to try and fix this.
Suggestions anyone?
Thank you,

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I'm posting this in the Vista forum because this has never happened with Windows 2000 or XP.

I bought two exact duplicate models of hard disks. I set up Vista Ultimate on one of my systems. I used Acronis True Image 10 to clone the operating disk to the factory-new, never-used, same model disk as a backup drive in the event the first disk failed. I put in the clone to be sure it runs; but, I get the error mentioned in the title of this thread.

Now, if the second disk is supposed to be a clone of the first, why does this happen and how can I fix it?

I'm not married to Acronis for this job so I would use any disk cloning tool that makes a sector-for-sector copy. I use Norton Ghost 2003 for making sector-for-sector raw image (forensic) copies of PATA drives; but, these are SATA drives and Ghost 2003 simply sits there like Tarbaby and he don't say nuttin' to no SATA drive.

Answer:"Windows failed to start" "\Windows\System32\winload.exe missing or corrupt"

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I know there are a handful of threads with the above error message and code, but I have yet to see a thread with what was my reason for the error code. I wanted to pass on what I discovered and how I fixed it.

I started with a standard Windows 7 Pro install joined to a domain. This machine has restricted Internet access so I downloaded the ISO on another machine, burned it to media and ran the upgrade on the test machine from within Windows. The machine passed all of the checks and tests and reported no issues. It would get to the first "Installing" screen, display 0% and then almost immediately give me the pop-up "Something Happened: Install Failed"

I ran it as administrator, I did a Clean Boot, I uninstalled all of the AV/Malware/security type stuff. Nothing worked. I finally found the setuperr.log in C:\$Windows.~BT\Sources\Panther. Found several error lines and the code was always 80070005. I found a line where the installer had a problem copying install.esd. I cleared out the $Windows.~BT in case there was file corruption in the directory somewhere and tried again - no change. Finally, I decided to create a USB install media and viola! The install completed. And I used the same ISO to make the USB that I had used to make the DVD.

I've read a few other threads where people had problems with the ISO. So the moral of the story is if you need to use install media, use the USB installer.

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I am receiving these 2 error messages (see below). Message #1 pops up first and then is followed by Message #2

Message #1:

"hpqthb08.exe-strong name Validation Failed which says, (Strong name validation failed for assembly C:\Program Files\HP\digital imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe The file may have been tampered with or it was partially signed but not fully signed with correct private key )"

Followed by Message #2:

hpqth08.exe Common Language runtime Debugging Services. Click OK to Terminate or Cancel to Debug


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I am receiving these 2 error messages (see below). Message #1 pops up first and then is followed by Message #2

Message #1:

"hpqthb08.exe-strong name Validation Failed which says, (Strong name validation failed for assembly C:\Program Files\HP\digital imaging\bin\hpqthb08.exe The file may have been tampered with or it was partially signed but not fully signed with correct private key )"

Followed by Message #2:

hpqth08.exe Common Language runtime Debugging Services. Click OK to Terminate or Cancel to Debug


Answer:ERROR MESSAGES: ""hpqthb08.exe-strong name Validation Failed..."

Closing duplicate to:

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Hi all, this originally started with an issue with the wireless. I recently installed a D-Link DIR-515 wireless router and did a basic setup, giving it WPA2 security. My Vista computer originally was able to connect to the router with Internet (and before that, to the modem directly with Ethernet), but it was infected by the Vista Security 2012 virus, which I removed after following some steps and MBAM. Since then, it can no longer connect to the wireless network, so I Googled the issue, and did a few things:
- Norton Remover,
- In command prompt, ipconfig and netsh + .... (some commands that reset/refreshed IP/DNS or something along those lines)
- Going to wireless settings and disabling ipV6
- Going to wireless setting and manually giving it an IP, Default Gateway, DNS (according to the specs that I found by using ipconfig on my working Windows 7 laptop)
- Updating the Atheros driver to version 9.1

Somewhere along the way, I must've nipped something important somewhere, because now the Vista machine doesn't connect to the internet wirelessly NOR with the Ethernet cable attached! The icon in the lower right hand corner shows that the machine sees the router, but with Local Access only.

I've done an ipconfig /all with the machine and here are the results (this is with ethernet attached):
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Nam... Read more

Answer:Vista computer had "local only" access with wireless, now "local only" with ethernet

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I have actually been getting this error for the past month, at least since March 29th. I've made several attempts to work around it but to no avail. It appears that there is an error with the other browsers as well. I have searched for solutions for this for several weeks, none of which fit my problem. I uninstalled my clamwin antivirus in favor of Windows Security Essentials, though, most people have fixed this problem by messing with AVG? I don't think I have AVG on my computer?

Anyway, if someone knows how to solve this problem please let me know, I'm willing to try anything.

Answer:"Failed-Virus scan failed" error when making downloads on chrome

Let's see what Anti-virus is installed ....

Download CKScanner from here
Save it to your desktop. <=== IMPORTANT
Doubleclick CKScanner.exe and click Search For Files.
After a very short time, when the cursor hourglass disappears, click "Save List To File".
A message box will verify that the file is saved.
Double-click the CKFiles.txt icon on your desktop and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.

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So I've been using this router, Belkin N+ wireless router F5D8235-4 v2, for a while now and It hasn't had problems most of the time and I've been using it fine with my DSL modem. My mother connects with her Nook tablet, my father with his laptop, and sometimes my phone and no problems. Until the other day when I randomly went to go on my computer I had no internet connection so I
1) Reset modem and router like I always do, still nothing.
2) Tried windows trouble shooting and gave me this message """"Ethernet" does not have a valid IP config".
3) I unplugged my Ethernet cable from my modem to the router and directly connected it from modem to computer and everything works fine and doesn't randomly lag out like before.

Could my router have become faulty? or did somehow the settings messed up for my router and I have to manually put ip addresses somewhere. Help please.

Answer:""Ethernet" does not have a valid IP config" help

I suggest:
Go to Belkin website and check if they have new firmware update. If so, update it.Open the elevated command prompt and type ipconfig /flushdns then type ipconfig /renew

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well i installed the 64 bit drivers for my easycap DC60 eventually, but the problem i have now is that when i change my settings in AMCAP or the program they installed for me, i get an error saying something along the lines of "mini-driver "get" error and "mini-driver "set" error" when i highlight any boxes. Also i have noticed that many boxes are blanked out and different to those of other peoples (youtube tutorials)

any help would be greatly appretiated, thanks guys.

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hi, i'm new to this technical side of computers.

My problem is that everytime i log on to my vista computer, i dialog box pops up. it reads
"Could not load or run'"C:\Users\Jabari\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Manager.exe"' specified in the registry. Make sure that the file exist on your computer or remove the reference to it in the registry."

the hijackThis log is

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 05:19:20 PM, on 28/08/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_clipbook.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live Toolbar\msn_sl.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = Read more

Answer:"Could not load or run'"C:\Users\-\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Manager.exe"'

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We used to have "stereo mix" option that enabled streaming audio recording without having to have the audio playing through the speakers. How do I do that now? What replaces that capability? Who makes my sound card? Why is that not readily available somewhere in Dell land? I can't believe forum searching found pretty much nothing on this.

Answer:Latitude E6530 Windows 10 no "stereo mix" option for sound input device, only "high definition audio device" with Microsoft driver and unknown manufacturer.

aj_chicagoWho makes my sound card?
Hello. The audio chip manufacturer was IDT.
aj_chicagoWhat replaces that capability?
IDT doesn't have "stereo mix", so I'm not sure how you used to have it on the E6530. IDT has an equivalent capability that it calls Rec.Playback. That can be found in the list of recording devices, after the IDT driver is installed.
aj_chicagoHow do I do that now?
Dell doesn't support audio on an E6530 that has had Win10 installed. The IDT company went out of the consumer audio business long before there was a Win10 OS, so there is no Win10 IDT driver for that model. Your computer is currently using the Windows native audio driver, which, as you say, does not support a stereo mix kind of feature.
You should be able to install the IDT driver for Win7 by installing with compatibility mode.
1. Download and save the audio driver to your desktop or any convenient location on the hard drive.  [There are two "formats" on the driver's page. Scroll down to the 2nd one, named "Hard Drive" format, and download that one, not the 1st one named "Windows Update Package".]2. Double click on the new folder to extract (unzip) the driver files.3. The extractor wizard will create a new folder for the driver files. It will be at "c:\dell\drivers\xxxxxx". Write down the exact location that the wizard creates. 4. If the driver begins to install automatically, halt (cancel) the installation.5. Browse to the dri... Read more

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this shows up whenever i right click an icon on my desktop, any suggestions?

Answer:"Can't load "GDExt800.dll",LastError:126"

this has to do with a game drive program that was installed and not uninstalled gracefully. i see this program being referenced - Farstone.

follow these instructions from another forum:

"First download regseeker from

This is a great registry utility, it will find all references to the product code in one search.

Insert the original Game Drive Disk into the CD Rom, go to my computer and right click on the cd rom, select Explore from the drop down menu.

Double click on the Install Folder.
Double Click on the GD Folder.
Double click on the Setup Configuration File.
Find the product code: Either copy "CTRL C" the product code or write it down.
Open the Regseeker program and select "Find in registry", and either paste "Ctrl V" or type the product code into the search field, select search, it will find all references to the product code. Delete all references to this Product Code,I found 5 references. Reboot your machine.
NO MORE Can't Load GDEXT800.dll Last Error:126"

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My office just upgraded, and I can no longer use Windows XP. On this system, I was able to add a separate taskbar to facilitate quick access to commonly-browsed folder locations on our vast network, and another one expedited the launching of useful programs and lists. Each task on each taskbar was represented with a big custom icon to save eye strain. I had them installed in opposite vertical margins, and they were set on auto-hide to keep them out of the way when not being used. Just move your mouse pointer to the left or right margin, and BAM! Sorry for the cliche, but I really got used to the convenience of what I had set up, and I just don't think I can be as efficient without anything comparable.

Now there appears to be nothing comparable in the Windows 7 GUI, and it's making me sick with rage! I see only the option to put a "toolbar" on an existing "taskbar", and no option to create any additional taskbars! This cramps up your one-and-only taskbar, plus the tiny toolbar access buttons require way too much precision for anything that's supposed to be quick. When you've figured out how to bring up that ridiculous button, the list that it yields is small enough to cause painful eyestrain - nothing efficient, much less cool about this at all! I have seen customization options in other OS GUIs that may have resolved some of these issues, but I see none such in W7.

I have tried every google search string that I can think of, and found... Read more

Answer:Need to add "TASKBARS" (MSese for "Launchpads", "Docks" NOT "Toolbars"

Several possibilities here: Second taskbar in windows7? [Solved] - Windows 7 - Windows 7

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When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

Answer:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?

are trying to better understand customer views on social support experience, so your participation in this
interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time.
Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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I got my dell few days ago. Installed it with Samsung EVO 850 SSD 500 Gb and Kingston 8GB PC3L - 12800 SODIMM.The Windows 10 Home OEM home is installed on HDD 1TB so I decided to use Samsung Data Migration software to clone the data to SSD. However, the OS crashed and decided to install a fresh Windows 10 Enterprise to SSD and deleted the previous OS on HDD using diskpart.Now after Installing Windows 10 Ent OS files. Every after BIOS run, I got BSOD errors "MEMORY MANAGEMENT" + "Page Fault it non paged area" + "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL" 

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I recently uninstalled and wiped all my firefox settings after installing a addon call ghostborwser (or something similar) it has a icon of Casper the Friendly ghost to represent it. It Removed all my colour and images form ALL websites visited it was suposed to be (I assumed anyways) like a 'bosskey to hide the browser/make it invisible, after the colour faded from my world I uninstalled the Addon and restarted firefox and the colour and images were still gone so I uninstalled firefox and erased all of my settings out of the Docs setting folder (Exept for backing up my bookmarks)and used ccleaner to purge the rgistery of firefox enteies to start fresh.

I then reinstlled firefox and tried loading it I got the

"firefox.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

Message restarted and got the same I rebooted and still the same message
I uninstalled and reinstalled it several times still and still get:

firefox.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Any ideas?

Answer:Firefox Won't Load at all get "encountered Prob. will close now" popup before it load

Have you scanned for viruses or tried downloading an earlier version?

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I am infected with this crap and have used the following tools to try to get rid of it:
Windows Defender, Unible PowerSuite (SpeedUpMyPC, Registry Booster & Spyware Protector) and Norton's One Button Checkup and WinDoctor.

Not sure if it's related, but my DISPLAY is locked at 640 X 480.

Atempted the 5 Step Process before posting and Panda ActiveScan froze and crashed after scanning 59253 files, but not before identifying 28 spyware files.

Here's my extra.txt log from Deckard's:

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.

-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (build 2600) SP 2.0
Architecture: X86; Language: English

CPU 0: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
Percentage of Memory in Use: 36%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 1277.95 MiB / 810.39 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 1516.89 MiB / 1165.44 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1930.88 MiB

A: is Removable (No Media)
C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 37.21 GiB total, 18.7 GiB free.

\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE0 - ST340014A - 37.25 GiB - 1 partition
\PARTITION0 - Unknown - 39.19 MiB
\PARTITION1 (bootable) - Installable File System - 37.21 GiB - C:

-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------

AUOptions is scheduled... Read more

Answer:Netsky Worm-Popups-The Three Icons - "Error Cleaner" "Privacy Protector" "Spyware..."


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I keep getting this error when trying to do an online restore, "Failed to initialize reporter: Cannot open database <DBName> requested by the login. Login Failed."  What can I do to resolve this issue?  We are running Management Console 3.0 Version 6.3 (Build 9600).
Recovery Manager for Active Directory
Dell Inc.

Answer:Dell Recovery Manager Error "Failed to initialize reporter: Cannot open database <DBName> requested by the login. Login Failed"

We have discovered, that if we uncheck the Generate reports while trying to run the online restore, that it will work. We are unsure yet what exactly is causing the issue, but unchecking Generate Report allows us to move forward and complete the process.

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Ok, so im new here so hey everybody..

to the point: my laptop is "stuttering"/lagging/skipping.
whatever you wanna call it its doing it.
my video/music/and cursor skip every second for a splt second it starts on start-up and dont stop til i turn my laptop off. it happens in a pattern its not random, ive done checked my drivers, spyware, and m RAM is good.. so can someone please help me? ***could it be because my battery wont hold a charger? so it has to be hooked up to the charger at ALL times or it dies Example: is the charger not got the "juice" to run the laptop by itself so it studders/skips..*** i dont know if this has anything to do with my problem but i ran "event viewer" and found this : The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:


OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FF049, , .HWPLLB1.CN1296167S5169.
Antivirus: McAfee VirusScan, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disable

Answer:Solved: Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE

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I double-click and get "search" instead of "open"--only when I click a disk, like Hard Drive C: or Floppy A: or CD F: and so on.

It didn't used to do this, so I must've inadvertently changed some setting somewhere, but darned if I can find it now.

Any ideas?

Answer:Solved: On the "my computer" list, I double-click on disks and get "search" instead of "open"

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It seems that no matter how I set this, after the next start-up it reverts to "15 minutes".  What registry key controls this?

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i've tried uninstalling the drivers (all associated with lumia) and unplug phone and restart computer then replug and let windows install. But it still shows this.
Under "Portable Devices" it shows my phone's name with a Lumia logo.
I am trying to deploy a test app from Visual Studio but Visual Studio is saying there's no Windows Phone detected. Any help is appreciated. Thanks a lot !!

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Firt of all, excuse for my english. I can read, but I cannot write. I am live in Brazil.

My computer is showing a blue screen when I play Fifa Soccer 2005 and other games (I had install the same games in other computer, and works well). Sometimes the information of blue screen change. Another day it is showing:

Driver Irql not less or equal

I update my sound drive and the problem was resolved. But, in the next day, the blue screens appears again, but with another information:

Page fault in nonpaged area

I update my video drive and the problem don't resolved. I feel that after the update the blue screen appear more fast.

So, what I must to do?

Can anyone help me?

I make a search in "google" and the opinions are much variants.

My computer is:
AMD Sempron (TM) 2500+
Windows XP (SP 2)
GeForce FX 5200
512 Mb RAM (two combs)

Felipe Sabino
MSN: [email protected]


After write this text, I received another blue screen (playing Fifa 2005):

Stop: 0x0000008E (0x0000005, 0xBF824DE0, 0xB1DEEB18, 0x000000000)
Win32k.sys - Address BF824DE0 base at BF 800000. Data Stamp 43446a58.

Answer:'Page Fault in nonpaged Area" AND "Driver Irql not less or equal"

Maybe faulty memory


The culprit is faulty memory. You can run memtest to stress the ram. If memtest reports the ram is faulty, ram is bad. However Memtest is not a perfect tool to test the memory as some faulty ram can pass memtest.

1. Check the temperature of the CPU and make sure that it is not overheat (ie temperature < 60C)
Make sure that the CPU fan works properly
2. Reseat the memory stick to another memory slot. Reseat video card as well.
3. Downclock the ram. Check to default setting if you video card is overclocked.
4. Clean the dust inside the computer case
5. Make sure that the ram is compatible to the motherboard
6. Check the bios setting about memory timing and make sure that it is on
For example : DIMM1 and DIMM2 do not have the same timing.
DIMM1: Corsair CMX512-3200C2 512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (2.5-3-3-8 @ 200 MHz) (2.0-3-3-7 @ 166 MHz)
DIMM2: Corsair CMX512-3200C2 512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (3.0-3-3-8 @ 200 MHz)
DIMM3: Corsair CMX512-3200C2 512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (3.0-3-3-8 @ 200 MHz)
7. Make sure that your PSU have adequate power to drive all the hardware including USB devices
8. Run chkdsk /r at command prompt
9. Run 3DMark 2005 to test your video card
10. Upgrade BIOS

If it still crashes, diagnostic which memory stick is faulty
Take out one memory stick. If windows does not crash, the removed memory stick is faulty.
If you have only one memory stick, replace the ram

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Hey all

Tearing my hair out with my 32bit W7 to W8 pro upgrade here.. . Setup gets to 24% and then bombs out with "Windows 8 installation has failed". The logs say..

2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 2: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 3: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 6: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 7: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 8: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 9: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 13: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error while getting snapshot properties of fixed drive 15: 0x80042308
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error Error READ, 0x8004230C while gathering/applying object: File, C:\Windows. Will return 0[gle=0x0000013d]
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error MIG Error 2147754764 while gathering object C:\Windows. Shell application requested abort![gle=0x0000013d]
2012-10-27 21:01:41, Error pUpgLayerDo... Read more

Answer:Upgrade failed with "Failed to execute GATHER"

Did you make the backup DVD?

You can make the ISO from exe.

Check this post by BillWindows.

Upgraded, but changed my mind (want clean install, help!)

Originally Posted by BillWindows

You should have an upgrade file on your desktop, click on that, it asks some questions and one of them is do you want to install later say yes, then another question do you want to create an ISO file just say yes, when it has created the ISO file, right click on it to burn it to a DVD.
Then boot from that to completely wipe your disk and reformat, make sure you have your key for when you start the installation. If you have a Windows Live account use that. Make sure you feel comfortable doing this and have anything you need backed up, this worked for me, I hope it works for you.

If you need to redownload, go to your email from Windows Strore, download from the link.

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Ok, so im new here so hey everybody..

to the point: my laptop is "stuttering"/lagging/skipping.
whatever you wanna call it its doing it.
my video/music/and cursor skip every second for a splt second it starts on start-up and dont stop til i turn my laptop off. it happens in a pattern its not random, ive done checked my drivers, spyware, and m RAM is good.. so can someone please help me? ***could it be because my battery wont hold a charger? so it has to be hooked up to the charger at ALL times or it dies Example: is the charger not got the "juice" to run the laptop by itself so it studders/skips..*** i dont know if this has anything to do with my problem but i ran "event viewer" and found this : The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:


Answer:Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE HELP)


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;

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