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"BIOS Load fail!" error message on startup. How to fix?

Question: "BIOS Load fail!" error message on startup. How to fix?

Hi,
after still not having the Screen freeze and a Sound-loop problem fixed, I'm getting a error message on my windows startup.
THIS is the error message. Sometimes the error message appears once, or twice. I'm starting to see this message since yesterday. Is there anything to fix this? And what's its cause?
HERE are my specs if anyone needs them. Ask if you need some more info :3

Thanks.

Log : ARBER-08_07_2015_220841,00.zip

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Answer: "BIOS Load fail!" error message on startup. How to fix?

Hi,

I am extremely sorry that this thread was not attended to. There are not many people in this field.

In case you still require help, kindly respond to this thread and I will be notified via email and you should expect a response from me in 48 hours.

Regards,
Pranav

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Answer:Scanner message "fail load"

What OS are you running? Have you got the right drivers for that OS? Is it the same OS as on the old computer? In particular, have you moved from Windows 98/ME to Windows 2000/XP/Vista? parallel port scanners are pretty old nowadays, I had an Agfa one about 7 years ago, it never worked properly with XP, kept vanishing. I think you may have to bite the bullet and get a modern scanner. That Mustek was a new model some time around 1996!

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I recently re-installed Windows XP Home edition. I found that i needed to install Service Pack 3, so i downloaded that and installed it. It seemed to be working okay.

THEN i installed the Gigabyte CD that came with my computer years ago, which supposedly has a lot of drivers on it that i might need.

Now:

*Every time it starts up, it pops up the message "Could not load PROSetGUIMgrResource DLL",
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*When i scroll in a window, it moves agonizingly slowly,
*When i move a window around on the screen, it leaves behind a "trail".

Can anybody offer any help?
 

Answer:Solved: GUI issues, and "Could not load PROSetGUIMgrResource DLL" message on startup

hi, bad move.

THEN i installed the Gigabyte CD that came with my computer years ago, which supposedly has a lot of drivers on it that i might need.Click to expand...

can you do a fresh install and only load drivers etc. "as needed" ?
 

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Posted in wrong forum, sorry.

Here is where i meant to post it: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/947927-gui-issues-could-not-load.html

I can;t figure out how to delete this post, does anyone know?
 

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Thanks for your help.
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Answer:message on startup "cannot load resource dll"

Does it specify the dll name? if it does, please post that name

Also could you please do this, and post what you have running at startup.

[start search > type msconfig > hit enter > Accept the UAC > go to the 'Startup' tab > post back what currently runs at start up.

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Answer:"BIOS not installed" message and Java folder opens on startup

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Thanks for any help you can give me. :)

Answer:[SOLVED] "Unable to load DLL FlashHook Module.dll" - error message

This is a problem with Microsoft .Net Framework go to Start/Search and type appwiz.cpl and press enter. In the Add Remove Programs highlight Microsoft .Net Framework and Uninstall it, then restart. Then go to Windows update and download it again.

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guysmiley

Answer:[SOLVED] How do I stop "I cant load dll" error message?

Is this the complete and exact error messege? If not can you please post the exact error you are recieving?


Quote:




"I cant load dll"

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Answer:Getting an error message "Couldn't load plugin"

What game? I assume its an "in browser" game, since you mentioned flash player, so which browser?
 

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Hi Everyone,

My computer started to freeze up a lot and now I receive the following error message on startup: "Reboot and Select proper Boot device. Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press any key."

It is a Windows XP OS.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

Asara

Answer:on startup error message "Reboot and Select proper Boot device"

The boot sector on the hard-drive could be corrupted.

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The HJT log (N.B.: the stuff in Thai script is probably OK - we speak Thai and surf Thai sites:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 13:06:18, on 28/6/2551
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
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Hello Toshiba support

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500 - Internal server error.

There is a problem with the resource you are looking for, and it cannot be displayed.

Direct link for http://support.toshiba-tro.de/tools/...a.asp?ID=39020

Is there a problem with your server? Can you fix it so I can download the file?

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Hey Guys,

Just recently I have being receiving error messages when I start up my laptop every day.
There has never been any problems with my laptop until now, although it doesn't really affect the laptop at all it still pops up?

I get an error message when I move to the desktop that says "BIOS Load Fail" but then i can close it and nothing happens to my computer. I am running Windows 8.1 and I just installed the new Toshiba Service Station Apps. I also checked to see if the BIOS was up to date, and it was.

Any help here? It would be much appreciated, thanks.

Just an update: I just tried to open up my GPU tweaking software, and it can't open because the Error Message shows up. But my CPU monitor still works.

Answer:Satellite P870/026 - BIOS Load Fail Error Message popups

> I get an error message when I move to the desktop that says "BIOS Load Fail" but then i can close it and nothing happens to my computer. I am running Windows 8.1 and I just installed the new Toshiba Service Station Apps

Could it be possible that this alert (message) is coming from the Service Station utility?

The service station software allows your computer to automatically search for TOSHIBA software updates or other alerts from toshiba that are specific to your computer system and its programs. When enabled, this application periodically transmits to our servers a limited amount of system information required to perform these updates or alerts.

Probably the message ?BIOS load fail? means that service station was not able to download (load) the information about the latest available BIOS.
From my point of few this is not a serious problem. If you want try to uninstall the service station tool from the system just to check if this would cancel the notification

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I am not a very experienced computer user, so please keep it simple if possible
Thanks very much
 

Answer:Error Message "After 2005.11.1.!!!!" on startup

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Basically I have had this problem for a pretty long time now, every time I turn the computer on I get the message

> New CPU Installed! Please enter SETUP to configure your system.
> Press F1 to Run Setup
> Press F2 to load default values and continue

My computer works fine, its just annoying to have to press F2 all the time.
This started happening when I re-attached my whole motherboard onto a new case about 3 months ago. Everything works fine, but I get that message every time I
boot up the computer, and have to press F2 all the time. I tried switching the CMOS Jumpers from position 1-2 to 2-3 for 10 seconds like the motherboard manual told me,
plugged the cord back in, booted up but still the same problem..
I googled this matter, but there wasn't really anyone who had had the same problem as me. It seems like a rare problem.. My motherboard is a P4P800. What do you guys think?
 

Answer:Error Message "NEW CPU INSTALLED!" At Startup

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Answer:Error Message "Cannot Load SDK!"

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I added the RAM into an available slot but it will not start now.
I have a Gigabyte nForce3 mobo with an AMD Athlon 64 Processor.
Windows XP Home SP2

Before I had this setup and it worked with 1 Card in the 1st slot and the second in the 3rd slot (4 Total Slots)

512mb Kingston PC3200 DDR 200 (has the little black box's on one side only)
512mb Kingston PC3200 DDR 200

Then I tried to add my 1GB Kingston PC3200 DDR 400 module into one of the free slots, resulting in BIOS giving the DRAM Error. I tried many configurations but it seems that I cannot have 2 RAM cards right next to each other.

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-512mb Kingston PC3200 DDR 200

Is what im using right now, and its fine but thats only 1.5 GB of RAM and I would be able to fully use the RAM I purchased.
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Hi;
Had a sudden inability to go much further than a third or forth-level download on ANY given webpage and then PC would seize-up, requiring "cont+alt+del" in order to get freed-up. Thought perhaps I picked-up a bug of some sort during a recent google search, and went immediately to Panda and Trendmicro to perform both virus as well as malware scans. While the Panda scan was loading-up, I received the following error message....

... " DoPatch....dll reports error....Error "C:\WINNT\patch.utp"....unreadable or not a patch file..."

Was able to complete both scans. Nothing found other than tracking cookies.

I then did a file serch for the above and located it. It was installed TODAY apparently, and not by me, within minutes of the problem starting.

I'm guessing someone/thing slipped this patch into my WINNT file or modified it while I was doing the google search, so I have included a HJT scan below.

Hope this all makes sense and ties-out to something. Any help would be genuinely appreciated-
thanks
Webz

__________________HIJACK SCAN BELOW__________________________
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:42:23 PM, on 5/11/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINNT\syste... Read more

Answer:"DoPatch" error message - "dll reports error" causing pc to seize-up (HJT attached)

Bump for HJT expert
 

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Hey all,

Just got a new PC a few weeks ago, was running fine until a few days ago, I started getting "System Has Recovered from a Serious Error" messages on startup. I have Nod32 antivirus running and everything seems to be working fine. I've attatched a HijackThis Log if it's any help.

I'm on Windows XP Home,
Intel Pentium Duel core..
2GB RAM
NVIDIA graphics card

Everything is really new, I'm suspecting I downloaded or installed something that conflicted somewhere and I don't know what to do.

Thanks a lot,

-Chris
 

Answer:"serious error" message on startup..HELP!

Is anyone able to help me with this?

-Chris
 

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My computer gets the following Error Message everytime I try to go on Fire Fox, Restore to an ealier date, go to a website from a web address in an email in Outlook Express, download certain software or downloads:

XUL Runner
Errorlatform version 1.9.0.4 is not compatible with min version>=1.9.0.5. max version<=1.9.0.5 .

I am able, however, to get on the Internet with Internet Explorer. When I Clean the Disk, the number value of stuff to erase increases rather than get wipped out. It is now up over 300,000 MB's. It slowly started at 25 MB's and has grown very, very slowly. I Clean the Disk and Degfrag every time I use the computer.

My system is a Dell Dimension 3000 using Windows XP Home Edition.

This ubiquitous error message constantly pops up and blocks me from doing certain things. I have tried Restoring the computer to an earlier date. I have used the Dell drivers to try to clean the hard drive, but I am blocked.

I first noticed this in early November 2008. The Verizon Anti-Virus System did nothing to alert me to any viruses.

I have spent a good amount of time trying to solve the problem, but it is out of my knowledge of information.

Any help is appreciated.
Thanks
Zyklon
 

Answer:Error Message "XUL Runner" Platform Version "1.9.0.4" not Compatible

Ok let us start simply
This may just be a corrupted install of firefox or and incompatability issue with a add-on.

Some Firefox issues can be resolved by downloading a new Firefox installer from Mozilla.com and then closing Firefox, deleting the Firefox installation directory and reinstalling Firefox. (On a typical Windows install, you would delete the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox folder and then reinstall Firefox using the "Standard" Setup Type.) Another option would be to uninstall Firefox and then reinstall into a different folder location, which is done using the "Custom" Setup Type on Windows and choosing a different Destination Folder for the install location (e.g., C:\Program Files\Firefox3). [3]

or for a completely clean install of FF

* First, download an official version of Firefox from Mozilla.com (or download Firefox 2 if your system can't run the current version) and save it to your desktop or other location. Avoid unofficial download sites that bundle Firefox with other software such as the Google Toolbar.
* Next, completely uninstall your current version of Firefox as outlined in Uninstalling Firefox. (Note that removing the Firefox installation directory will also fix some problems related to old or incompatible browser plugins on Windows systems, by removing plugin files that may be contained in the C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins folder.)
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I read a few other forum posts but didnt see anyone have the 0xc00000e9 error also. Bios boot priorities are in order if that matters.

Is there a fix without having to replace the entire HD and buy a new vista installation(preinstalled w/ no disc in the box).

Im very reluctant to take it to a service center as i can very likely fix it myself (with the help of the friendly people here of course), only problem is im having a little trouble..finding.. my HD in this damn notebook.. heh, ill figure that part out. new to notebook repair.

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Any idea what could be done to fix this? Any and all help is appreciated!

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DSK
 

Answer:Solved: New PC build giving "DISK BOOT FAIL" on startup, help?

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Answer:[SOLVED] Unusual &quot;fAIL&quot; message after login to XP

Take a look which programs are started with windows.
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Answer:"Memory test fail" message at start up?

Your computer and Operating System is not worth you spending any time or money on.

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The laptop also doesn't have a DVD-drive, so the solution has to be via USB.

I have no clue what to do. Help!

EDIT: Ugh... I guess this is more software related... Sorry.
 

Answer:Red "ERROR" message because "Can not open file C:Recovery.dat"

Greetings, RommelTJ...

Couple of things you might consider trying:

* Boot to a Linux USB drive, and format your hard drive from that environment - tips on how to create a Mint 7 (Gloria) bootable flash drive can be found here...

* Get your hands on a USB DVD drive, and use it to boot to your Windows disk to delete/recreate any partitions...

Quick question: how are you trying to install Vista without an optical drive?
 

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I've tried a couple of things that MS Support suggests but they don't work and don't seem to really apply to this particular error message. Searching for the error code 80246007 hasn't yielded anything yet that works.

Any ideas?

Gateway GT5622
x86 based PC
Processor Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2160 @ 1.80GHz, 1800 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
Operating System Name: Windows Vista
Operating System Platform: NT/2000/XP/Vista
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Operating System Minor Version: 0
Operating System Build Number: 6002
Service Pack Description: Service Pack 2
 

Answer:Update Error Message "WindowsUpdate_80246007" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

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I have a gateway computer running on Windows XP 2005 Media Center Edition and latelyI have been getting this error message once in awhile when I log in.
I get a message saying fAIL with no explanation. I automatically close the window and continue with my work. Why is this happening?
Does this have anything thing to do with the card reader monitor, because I get a message to end it before shutting down my computer.

I appreciate any suggestion or help that anyone has.

Thanks

Answer:Unusual "fAIL" message after login to XP

Hi mxfrag89!!

Welcome to TSF

Did you get any process name when you get the error message?

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the upgrade for the Asus x205ta failed soon after the upgrade finished downloading and I got the "Something Happened" message.
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I might just wait for the weekend for this one

Answer:Anyone's 10 Upgrade Fail and Get The "Something Happened" Message?

Originally Posted by sibeans the upgrade for the Asus x205ta failed soon after the upgrade finished downloading and I got the "Something Happened" message.
last night, soon after finishing the sl410 download I started the upgrade for the Asus x205t (last year's Staples Black Friday Special) via "mediacreationtool" > upgrade (as creating an ISO wasn't going through as the PC wouldn't recognize the flash drive) and for some reason it failed, anyone experience this?
I might just wait for the weekend for this one I have the same issue and it seems in my update history my computer tried updating itself and failed several times. Im scheduled to talk to Microsoft tomorrow as my problem was given to an engineer there so we'll see.. I had the dev build working on another drive and I liked my experience I can't wait till my problem gets solved, I suggest calling Microsoft support

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I have owned a gateway computer running on Windows XP 2003 Media Center edition for about a year. It's a great computer, but whenever I log in to my account, I get a message saying "Fail" with no explanation. I automatically close the window and continue with my work but I can't find any reason behind this.

I suspect that this might be related to a card reader monitor, because I get a message to end it before shutting down my computer.

This is strange and it never happens in the Admin account.

I appreciate your help in advance!

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hello to all.
i have this computer about 3 years or more and as its old i usually run optimization apps and cleanups every month.
i cleaned the drives,defragmented them and other options until i get to disk check( i use boost speed program).
i marked all and started the scan.
"C" was postponed until next start and my "D" too cuz its my program drive and boost speed was in it, all other drives finished scan and fixing.
i forgot to restart last night and this morning i just remembered that i forgot to put something in my usb drive for my school so started my pc and i saw that scanning "C", it was taking a time and i had no time so i hold the shutdown button for 5sec and i started again, but i saw scanning "D" i thought it will take no time but it was the same so i wait until 17% and did the same thing and started again.
i didnt noticed it that time but when now i tried to complete my optimization i saw the "my computer" windows and the task bar as like this:

i try to open the drive and i see an error saying: "D:\ is not accessible Access is denied."
i tried sfc \scannow and it said "Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them"
the output of it was a 12mg text file so i uploaded it in the link below cuz maybe it might be helpfull:
CBS
i also tried to disk check again but it stucks at the 17% that i shutdown(waited for 30 mins).
how i can restore my drive "D"?
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Answer:Drive "D" load fail

Since you cancelled the scan prematurely, twice, it's very likely that resulted in more filesystem corruption -- which then makes it likely that you're NOT going to be able to recover the files that got damaged. You should NEVER cancel a filesystem check part way through!

What MIGHT work, is if you installed the free version of "recuva" and then ran it to see if it can find the files you want to restore. But, it's not going to repair damaged files.

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Hi y'all,

I'm not sure if this is a hardware or software problem, so if I am in the wrong place, I apologize. I cannot access a photo file folder that is on an external hard drive. Depending on how I try to get to the file, I get either a "corrupt file" message or "i/o error message". I cannot delete the folder, cannot move the folder, and I can't do a defrag on that hard drive because of the folder. Chkdsk did not show any problems with the hard drive. I have just gone through the deep cleaning as listed on this forum, but nothing out of the way showed up on my external hard drive. I would appreciate any help with solving this problem. Stats: hp pavilion760N, win xp, service pack 2, seabolt external 160 gigharddrive with 45gig free. Thanks, Diane
 

Answer:get either "file corrupted" or "i/o error message"

Does the error message arise when you access the file or the folder? If it is only the file, then I would recommend getting everything else off of the external temporarily and then getting a tool from the external drive vendor to reformat. You lose the file but regain the drive.

Cheers.
 

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I am getting this error message: "WindowsUpdate_8024400E" "WindowsUpdate_dt000" can any one help me with this? Thanks

Answer: "WindowsUpdate_8024400E" "WindowsUpdate_dt000" error message

twmom, Windows Update error 8024400E indicates that you're running into temporary connection errors in trying to check for updates. Please refer to this Microsoft KB article, which contains a lengthy list of troubleshooting steps.-Alex

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Help!!!!

I have a laptop Toshiba, Satellite A45 and I can't get on the web, or load most of my programs due to an error message saying "one touch can't enumerate". When I tried to load the Maxtor One Touch CD to remove and re-install, I got the error message, "can't scipt" (error message Microsoft 1719) "Windows installer service could not be addressed". I had downloaded a spyware program and backed up first, but cannot upload the back up due the problems. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am on my desktop, so can receive email. Thank you,

Don Winn, Switzerland, FL
 

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"A problem caused [name of program] to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available." But no solution shows. I have been using the same HP Pavilion tx1000 for a year and a half with no software or compatibility issues. I run Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 1 - 32 bit. Slowly this message began to appear with every microsoft program I opened and then started to spread to non microsoft programs. I tried reinstalling the programs, doing a system restore to the oldest restore point I could, I also tried uninstalling any window updates that were installed right before my problems. I have read some strings that indicate it may be a compatibility issue between the service pack 1 and vista but the service pack came with the computer and it has been working fine until recently. I am at loss what to try next. Has anyone using Vista Home Home Premium experience anything like this!!!
 

Answer:Windows Error Message "{Name of Program} has stopped working" "A Problem caused ...

hi and welcome the first thing to do is run your anti virus and malware progs this will check for issues there and hopefully rule it out the next thing to try is sfc/scnw http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/66978-system-files-sfc-command.html its a how to and also try this http://searchenterprisedesktop.techtarget.com/generic/0,295582,sid192_gci1276029,00.html this will check for other problems in both your files and your hard drive
 

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This is driving me bonkers and I have almost no hair left. I really hope someone can help.

When I attempt to copy or move a file or folder from my Win7 box to my WinXP (SP3) media server, the operation nearly always fails. Take, for example, my trying to copy the VLC Media Player folder (704 files, 75.1 MB) from Program Files on Win7 to the C: drive on the media server via a mapped drive (X). In all cases, after hanging up at some point during the copy, I get this message:

Network Error
There is a problem accessing X:\<whatever current sub-folder copying is>
Make sure you are connected to the network and try again

I should note here that you only see the message come up if you wait for it (~1 min) after the copy hangs. If you try to cancel the hung copy before the message comes up, you can crash explorer.exe. I must also stress that there are no other access problems on the network. Files on the media server are accessible as expected from the Win7 box. Performing the same copy in reverse ("pulling" the same folder to the XP box from its console instead of "pushing" from Win7) works perfectly. All machines are in WORKGROUP and the same exact credentials are in use on all machines. All machines run the same version of Symantec Endpoint Protection and have firewall rules configured to allow all LAN traffic. All machines are connected through a Linksys SD2005 5-port GB "dumb" switch. Routing/DHCP is provided by a D-Link DI-604. ... Read more

Answer:Win7 "workstation" to WinXP "server" file copy FAIL

Same thing happens in my LAN between both Seven Ultimate x86 and x64 and a XP Pro SP3 file server, and also no problem copying from a Toshiba U200-182 laptop with Seven Pro x86 (Upgrade disk from Toshiba)to the same xp machine, also note that there is a normal transfer speed between al Seven platforms....

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I just upgraded from Vista Home Premium to Win7 professional x64 hoping to fix the above mentioned problem. After a complete re-install Im getting the same errors.

Im not sure of the proper terminology here, but during startup the computer does a scan of all hardware and "Volume 0" has a "failed" message.

The odd thing is that sometimes after a few restarts and pointless boot menu visits the computer starts up fine.

I tried windows repair feature by booting from the disk, but when I get to the window where i select the operating system to repair, its empty. Drive C, where the operating system is, is not showing.

I have a feeling that the hard drive itself has gone bad and is very unstable. Please let me know if I'm missing something or we just need to get a new HD.

Thank you

Answer:Win7 pro startup error "Boot MGR missing"/"Operating System Not Found

What type of hdd do you have. For example if you have a Seagate drive, there is software you can run to do a diagonostic on the hdd before the operating system boots.
This would be a good idea, especially if you were having same issues when Vista Home Premium was installed first.

Do you have more than one hdd installed. If yes, make sure in BIOS settings, the proper drive is selected for First Boot. And better yet make sure its the only drive attached when booting.

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Hello - would anyone have any assistance or info on update error code #80070002 ? - keeping most of my auto windows 7 updates blocked or 'failed'. - Would like to see more of my windows 7 updates be 'successful'.
Also (upon my restarts and shutdowns), my 'Widows Configuration' advances to ONLY 30%, instead of 100 percent??
Thanks! - from alskalsk11 

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Greetings,

I realize that I posted this thread previously, but I see that I had erroneously created it in the inappropriate forum (Windows Vista). However, the user "Macboatmaster" was kind and patient enough to provide me with assistance there, though I am still waiting on his following procedures.

In the meantime, as this is the Windows XP forum (my operating system is Windows XP), I wanted to formally post my dilemma here as well, as I thought that I may acquire more feedback. Here is the problem that I am facing, along with what Macboatmaster already suggested:

-I recently encountered some trouble on my pc (a BENQ) with respect to starting it up. During a recent system restore, a power failure occurred, and ever since I attempted to boot the computer, I receive the following error just before the desktop appears:

"Explorer.EXE - Unable To Locate Component: This application has failed to start because WININET.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem."

This error prevents me from accessing anything on my desktop (i.e. task bar, icons, etc.) - only the desktop background appears, and all that I have access to is the Task Manager (Control+Alt+Delete). Control+Escape does not allow me to have access to the Start menu. I receive the same error just before I get into the cmd prompt, but it appears that I am still able to use it.

What has been already attempted (Macboatmaster's suggestion):

Went to Task Manager >New ... Read more

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Hi all,

BSOD once tonight. It happened one other time last week but everything on Windows still functioned normally after I restarted. Then it happened again tonight. I restarted and when the start-up 'dos' -like screen comes up, I also had a glimpse of a message in red type that mentioned something about a 'degraded drive' and something about 'completeness...'. Then the screen flipped and asked me to go in safe mode etc. But I chose to start normally and Windows started fine.

Hope someone can help me out. I'm not that fluent in computer technology/software these days. Thanks for this forum!

Info:
- 64 bit
- Windows Home Premium, full retail
- age of system is approximately 6 months
- haven't formatted system since new install
- RAID 1 system setup

Answer:BSOD, load-up message read "Degraded drive..."

Please remove this driver/app. It is dtsoftbus01.sys Virtual Bus Driver from DT Soft Ltd


These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (probably a driver).
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have raid update its Driver.

Memtest.





Quote:
*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.



RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver verifier






Quote:
Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to ano... Read more

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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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Just loaded Windows 10 on my third system [trial]. This is a mainstream corporate grade Dell Optiplex desktop.
I got errors I have not seen on any previous Windows 10 install. Everything looked fairly normal until - while I was away with real life - I am supposing it downloaded some more updates, after which, when I saw it again, I had a "your system encountered errors" message with "restarting" frozen. Error was "Kernel Security" check failure.

AFterward, it never successfully ran again. No BSOD or black screen, just stuck in that same cycle - load windows, encounter Kernel Security problem, gather data, "restart" which fails to restart. Power-down.

I finally reverted back to Win7 but would like to find the debris trail and figure out what went wrong.
Would a log be stored in the -~BT folder somewhere ??

Answer:"Kernel Security Fail" loop. Where's the error log? Repair option?

It depends on several things. How did you install 7 and what's left of the 10 install?

The BT folder would likely have some info - if not overwritten by the 7 install. I'll have to take a better look this PM/ torrow AM as I'm at work now and am posting from my phone

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All the dependencies for BITS are running, but BITS won't start.

SFC says everything is OK.

CHKDSK is OK.

Now what?
UPDATE: After rebooting, found the following 3 errors in SYSTEM log:

DCOM got error "1053" attempting to start the service WSearch with arguments "" in order to run the server:
{7D096C5F-AC08-4F1F-BEB7-5C22C517CE39}

DCOM got error "1053" attempting to start the service WSearch with arguments "" in order to run the server:
{9E175B6D-F52A-11D8-B9A5-505054503030}

The server {4991D34B-80A1-4291-83B6-3328366B9097} did not register with DCOM within the required timeout.

Examined the first key ....CE39 (i.e. WSearch) and found
it contained a REG_SZ named AppID with Data {9E175B6D-F52A-11D8-B9A5-505054503030}

...
Examined the third key ... 9097 which is the BITS, so all this is telling me is that BITS didn't start and register with DCOM? But why?

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My computer has now turned into garbage. It is incredibly slow now. It CONSTANTLY displays an error that says "GetDriveLayOut: CreateFile Fail ! The system cannot find the file specified."

When my web browser finally decides to open and I use google, everything I click on redirects me to random sites.

Thanks for looking.

Here is my log file from hijackthis:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:00:04 PM, on 12/12/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\1.2.183.13\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe
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The system is a Dell 2350, Wind XP, Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 8 HD.
I had to do a restart because I just loaded a software. When restarting as it got to the point where you choose the user you want to get in as, it froze. I could not do anything for a while. I did Ctrl+Alt+Del and then had to turn it off manually. Upon starting it again it told me that a certain Kernell file was in error or missing. Had to manually start again. From this point on every time I start it I get "Primary Master Hard Disk Fail" It gives me the option of F2 for setup or F1 to continue. F1 does not get me anywhere, and ultimately I get back at the same spot.
-I have tried on a different cable, hoping that was it. I have tried every jumper position on the HD.
-I have tried a HD auto-detection but it does not detect it. However at the screen where I get the error it lists the HD as Maxtor N40P
-I have tried to boot from floppy (I made a diskette form bootdisk.com) and that does not work either.
I did some research on this HD and according to some similar symptoms have been experienced before by other users. (http://www.dataclinic.co.uk/maxtor-hard-disk-recovery.htm)
Everything seems to indicate that the HD is gone pretty much, unless one of you guys can help with any idea or previous experience you may have had.
I would like to connect this HD to my other computer as a primary slave to see if I can recover the data but I am worried if that could do something to the other comp.
Can I run some ... Read more

Answer:I'm getting "Primary Master Hard Disk Fail" Error

edi98 said:



The system is a Dell 2350, Wind XP, Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 8 HD.
....From this point on every time I start it I get "Primary Master Hard Disk Fail" .... However at the screen where I get the error it lists the HD as Maxtor N40PClick to expand...

I have an older Maxtor DiamondMax (8GB) that fails to initialize every once in a while, and reports itself as a Maxtor Millenium -- whatever that is. I've no idea why the Maxtors misidentify themselves under those circumstances.

In my case, it seems to have been a flaky cable connection -- removing and re-seating the cables attached to the drive seems to have made the problem go away. At least for the time being, anyway.





I have tried to boot from floppy (I made a diskette form bootdisk.com) and that does not work either.Click to expand...

Does that mean you were unable to access the drive in any way after booting from the floppy?

If the drive is not recognized by the BIOS on boot-up, that would be what I would expect. If that's the case, you might try making sure that your BIOS has the appropriate settings for that drive, then booting from a floppy. I'm not optimistic, but I think it's worth a try.





Everything seems to indicate that the HD is gone pretty much, unless one of you guys can help with any idea or previous experience you may have had.Click to expand...

I suspect you may be right -- but keep trying.





I would like to... Read more

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Hi Brink and all at TenForums,
I find this error on a google search, but not on this forum, but always have seen quality from these forums. Soooo my trusty home brew build, stable for 8months, running Win10, had also been following a routine of boot drive image backup and creating maintenance boot dvd's between Win 10 version upgrades. today booted as normal, POST is fine Win10 hourglass begins, runs circa 5 seconds, then a blue screen (not BSOD, the Win10 variety with ":-)" on it. The error is "SECURITY_INITIALIZATION_FAILED" (verbatim with the error, including Caps and underscores", but no normal, but non-sensical, hex-code to go along with it. One further sentence of info follows, saying "You can reboot" and "you can search for the error". Cool reboot came back to the same screen. Second cold boot I had "Automatic Recovery Starting", but hung shortly after". My "Boot Recovery Disks" generated from Control Panel, won't boot, with the good old DOS "Non-system disk or disk error".

I haven't yet fully taken in the issues / tried standard fixes, this my first "reaching out" for help. Hoping for a fast-track to resolution at best, how to get to my boot-image on the second hdd, at worst!

Thank you in advance, if I have any joy inbetween, will update

(apologies for posting to this forum, but not quite sure where it sits, because of "security" error, non-BSOD etc)

Answer:Boot fail (not BSOD) error "security_initialization_failed" (no codes)

If I was you I did reinstall Windows

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Hi, I'm new to the forums. I had 2 paritions on my other (main) computer which were one 75 gigabyte partition which was my primary partition with the OS (Windows XP) installed and a second one which is 5 gigabytes which I previously had when my computer was bought. The 5 gigabyte partition is on the same hard drive and it had no files in it when I partitioned it using the software Power Quest partition magic. It said that everything went fine after it merged both drives and it said press any key to restart. So I pressed a key and it restarted but soon it went to a blank black page with the blinking bar on the top left. I waited for an hour and nothing loaded so I pressed the power button and it IMMEDIATELY shut down. When I restarted my computer it gave me the error "Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40)". I tried to enter BIOS setup and disable the floppy disk drive, change the bootable disk list and changed the first boot option from "Removable" to "Disable" because I assumed it wouldn't check for the floppy drive but it did. My bootable disk list was:

1)Removable
2)CD-Rom
3)Hard Drive
4)LAN

I was just wondering if anyone has any idea why it's giving me this error and how I can fix it because I have alot of imporant files on that hard drive and I really don't want to lose them. Plus I have my Virtual School's final project due on Wednesday and it took me a month to work on it and it's on my hard drive. Thank you again.

P.S -... Read more

Answer:Merged Partitions and I get "Floppy Disk(s) Fail (40)" error.

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Hi there,

just installed IE9 and the first thing I noticed when I acess some websites is a box in the middle of the page saying " Message from webpage:"Please wait for the page to load..." it is really annoying and pops up several times if I close it or press ok

anyone knows how to disable this?

Answer:IE9 Message from webpage:"Please wait for the page to load..."

Just get a real browser. FireFox or Chrome. It's so easy!

I used to be hardcore IE user, but since IE9 came up I had to switch.
I am never comming back to IE anymore!!! (it's slow and just a poor browser)

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I have Windows XP 64-Bit. I keep getting the error "Load needed DLLs for kernel" when attempting to start up. I'm able to fix the problem with a repair installation of Windows, but after restarting Windows a few times, the error returns and I'm unable to startup Windows until I perform another repair installation.

Things I have tried:
-ran ChkDsk (no errors found)
-ran SFC /scannow to replace any missing files using the Windows CD, did not prevent error from happening again

Have not tried reformatting, would like to avoid that if possible.

Thanks in advance!
 

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Hello,

I have Windows XP 64-Bit. I keep getting the error "Load needed DLLs for kernel" when attempting to start up. I'm able to fix the problem with a repair installation of Windows, but after restarting Windows a few times, the error returns and I'm unable to startup Windows until I perform another repair installation.

Any ideas? I'm considering reformatting, but I'd ideally like to find another solution if possible.

Thanks,
Jamie

Answer:"Load needed DLLs for kernel" on startup; returns after Windows reinstall

Hi have you tried running chkdsk How to perform disk error checking in Windows XP

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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.
D: is CDROM (CDFS)

\\.\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..."

Bump.

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Hi,

A sudden error began appearing on my computer yesterday (running XP Home, 2nd SP). When I'm booting up (cold or not) I get a screen which says "Floppy Disk fail(s) (40)" and then it allows me to continue by pressing the F1 key.

Any ideas how to get rid of this short of having to take into a shop?

I am definitely not a 'techie' and need kindergarten-language instructions.

Thanks in advance for any and all help!

rainbow
 

Answer:"Floppy Disk fail(s) (40)" Boot-up error

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Error:
Fail to start live consumer 
Method not found: 'Void Fiddler.FiddlerApplication.Startup(Int32, Boolean, Boolean)'.

Message Analyzer version: 1.4 (Build 4.0.8112.0)
Windows version : Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit
FiddlerCoreAPIFree is installed to:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Message Analyzer
(Note, FiddlerCore is not in a sub-folder here--I installed it directly to this path).
I'm running Message Analyzer as an administrator.

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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 went into the BIOS thinking i could fix it by going "Load Startup Defaults"

and now when it starts up it beeps and gives me this:


And nothing is working!

Windows starts up normally but there is no sound, no network connection and i can't do anything!

My mouse and keyboard isn't even working.

I can't even access the BIOS, or boot from cd. My computer is now pretty much a huge doorstop :(

Answer:Went to "load system defaults" in BIOS and now nothing is working.

Hi, looks like the CMOS got scrambled. You will need to open the tower and access the CMOS battery now there are usually jumpers that let you reset , however there is another way just take out the battery leave out for around 2 mins then put it back. This resets the BIOS to defaults and you should be OK. ( CMOS battery is a small silver disk around the size of a dime ). Make sure all power is OFF and you are on an anti static surface (wooden table is OK, anti static wrist band helps)

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"No Audio Devices" in XP -- Load everything on STARTUP

My audio devices had suddenly disappeared, after a sound problem, apparently originating with a Ubisoft CD game. The control panel showed "No audio devices" and only greyed-out features at SETTINGS/CONTROL PANEL/SOUNDS AND AUDIO DEVICES. Under device manager, the components were all supposedly working and no conflicts. I searched this problem all over the net and tried most suggestions--except major reinstalls. I tried the fixes for known conflicts with the software and XP.

I STRONGLY URGE that you work through the STARTUP. Run msconfig and make sure to have everything loaded on startup. In my case, something had apparently turned off one or more of the audio programs or devices. After turning everything on in the Startup menu, my devices and software all loaded and the SETTINGS/CONTROL PANEL/SOUNDS AND AUDIO DEVICES options were available again.

I did this after manually deleting all the registry entries, programs, and files associated with the Ubisoft game; maybe that was necessary, maybe not.

Good luck!!

-Gary

Answer:"No Audio Devices" in XP -- Load everything on STARTUP

u could 've posted the startup file list.. with the name of ur soundcard
we could 've helped recognize which was the needed file...
turning on everything in the startup list makes the booting of PC to desktop a bit slower, and turning on everything on the list is the safest thing (In most cases)

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Does Microsoft Oulook "load" .ost files when the program is first started? I know that it loads the .pst file and that a bloated .pst folder can cause a very slow start. Not sure if it's necessary to trim down the .ost files too.

And does anyone know WHY Outlook has to "load" these files at start up? I have 3 years worth of emails in my Netscape mail but that never slowed down the launch of the program. Doe does Outlook load these files into RAM memory?
 

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I just now started getting "unable to load resources" dialog box when I start windows. I have installed nothing new or changed anything. I simply rebooted and this started happening. Everything seems to work.

Please help

Answer:"unable to load resources" at startup

For starters, do you have any yellow question marks in your Device Manager?

Right-click My Computer, select Properties, go to the Hardware tab, and press Device Manager. Look for devices that have a yellow question mark and post back.

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Hi guys,

I'm very new to forums and not very good with pc technical stuff so hoping you guys out there can throw me a rope !

All of a sudden, my pc now has this small message box load when it gets to the desktop which says

"The path is not of a legal form."

I have searched everywhere on the net to find something that might be able to help diagnose what is causing this but to no avail.

Any help will be greatly appreciated. I am using Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate.

Answer:Windows 7 Startup Message "The path is not of a legal form."

Hi Icey............

It means that something on your computer is misconfigured.

Unfortunately, I can't tell you what because it really depends on where the message is coming from (which is often in the title bar of the message box) or on the actual path that it's complaining about. For example, it may very included the path (that it says is not of a legal form) in the message that complains of the path not being of a legal form.

What does it mean?

So, I can't really answer to where it's coming from or even what to do about it. But I can at least talk a little bit about what it means for a path to be of a legal form.

A "path," first of all, is the string that identifies where on your computer a file lives.

For example, if you have a file in a folder called My Documents at the root of your C drive and the document's name is "document.doc," then the full path for that would be C:/MyDocuments/document.doc.

That gives every bit of information to locate that file on your hard disk:

C: is the drive.
My Documents is the folder.
Document.doc is the file.
That's a path.

Legal forms

Now, that of course (what I just described) has what I consider to be "a legal form."

The problem is that there are characters that are not allowed to be used in file names and in folder names or they are more difficult to use in file names and folder names and, if used improperly, will cause this kind of message.

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When I log on, I get a black screen with a message that comes up that reads,

"An unauthorized change was made to Windows.
You must re-type your Windows Vista Home premium product key to activate."

Unfortunately the sticker with the key on the bottom of my laptop has worn away and I cannot locate my original CDs. I am given an option to "Go online to validate that your [my] software is genuine" and that is how I am able to access the internet. I am able to open folders and files through Firefox but that is all.

I am not sure where to start with this. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

Answer:"An unauthorized change was made to Windows" message at Startup

try here:

http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/validate/DownloadValidationSupport.aspx?displaylang=en
 

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Windows Vista Home Basic: Every time I boot I get the message "Windows has blocked some startup programs." I don't care if Windows has blocked the programs. It can keep on blocking them. I would just like the warning to go away without me having to click and exit every time. How can I do that?
Keith
 

Answer:How to turn off the "Windows has blocked some startup programs" message

You might want to investigate what programs are trying to start. Some info for you: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/930367
 

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I have a DELL XPS-27 All-in-One desktop purchased in Aug 2015. System info is shown below. Starting a few weeks ago an error message appears when device is powered on: "No bootable drive. Press F1 to retry or F2 to enter setup."
I then press F1 and startup continues and device operates fine, however I am concerned that something needs repair.
I ran the diagnostics app on the www.dell.com site and the report (14 pages) is attached. The CMOS, CPU and hard drive passed all tests.
Any suggestions?
Thomas C.
System Info1) Operating system: Originally Win 8.1, upgraded to Win 10 immediately after purchase.2) BIOS: Dell Inc A10, 1/7/20153) BIOS mode: UEFI4) Boot device: \Device\Harddisk\Volume1

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Hi All,

I just booted up a brand new PC this morning with Windows 10 installed. I can connect to the internet via WIFI but when using any of my 2 browsers (Edge & Firefox) neither of them will load any pages. Edge did initially after a few mins of loading but now won't at all.

When I troubleshoot (right clicking the Wifi icon) I get this error message: "The device or resource (wpad.net) is not set up to accept connections on port "The World Wide Web (HTTP)"

I tried changing DNS settings (didn't work) So I found this solution posted by Microsoft:

a. Open Internet Explorer 10 desktop version.
b. Click on Tools and select Internet Options.
c. Click on the Connections tab and click on LAN Settings button.
d. Uncheck the option: Automatically detect settings, then click on OK to exit the window.
e. Click on OK again to save the settings and exit the Internet Options window.
f. Restart the computer and check if the issue is resolved.

I couldn't find these options in Microsoft Edge so I opened Internet Options in Windows 10 and did it there... but no joy. I've also disabled proxies in Firefox which had no effect.

I'm on a UPC Horizon Box, WIFI connection, 300mps with a strong connection (full bars). I'm typing this on my other laptop which has no connections issues at all.

Any ideas on how I can resolve this?? It's driving me nuts!!

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Panda


Incident Status Location

Adware:adware/ilookup Not disinfected c:\windows\iLookup
Adware:adware/comet Not disinfected c:\documents and settings\all users\application data\Starware
Potentially unwanted tool:application/funweb Not disinfected hkey_local_machine\software\FunWebProducts
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Answer:Weird "can't find file" message on startup, viruses not deleting or healing

Please go HERE and carry out the instructions that are posted.Thankyou..

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"Windows host process (Rundll32) has stopped working

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available."

I started getting this message everytime I start my computer up (Vista). I'm pretty sure it's got something to do with the fact that I got a Trojan yesterday and deleted it with Windows Defender. I'm guessing the trojan attached itself to the file that was deleted and now I need to somehow get that file back. Doing some googling showed that most people that got this error message was a result of installing a specific program like Nero or video editing program, I didn't see a solution to the specific problem that I'm facing. Suggestions?
 

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When I try to run any item in my start menu (or Windows > Start Menu > Programs), I get a "Do you want to open this file?" warning for the .lnk. There is no option to check "always open for this type of file." This also happens on startup, for each item in Windows > Start Menu.

Items pinned to the task bar, or shortcuts in any other place, do not have this problem.

I have my UAC slider set to the lowest setting. I have Home Premium, so there is no gpedit.msc.

Any advice would be appreciated...

-Thanks, LloydM999

Answer:"Do you want open this file" message with startup links

Welcome,
Read this if you think it is appropriate for your situation, give it a try. If not post back give a reason and other solutions will be offered.

Open With - Change Default Program[2]=Programs Features

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So yesterday i moved my computer to a different location in my house, and when i first turn it on i get this error message.

http://i.gyazo.com/e436357f8688de370d6c4d95cabbd7d0.png
(For those who don't want to see the pic)
Overclocking failed! Please enter Setup to re-configure your system. Press F1 to run setup

What was also weird, is that when i turned it on, everything started up for like 3 seconds, (Could tell by the noise of the fans) it stopped, it started up again, then stopped, and then after 4 or 5 times it finally booted up to this screen.

What i did was just enter setup and manually boot from my SSD, and it booted up fine normally. Would someone mind telling me what is wrong and how do i fix it?

Answer:"Overclocking failed!" Message at computer startup

It could be a host of things.
I would make sure nothing has been jarred loose and then set the bios back to default and run it a couple of days. If no problems arise put you known good over clock back.

P/S
Make sure your main power cord from the wall to power supply (surge protector) is seated correctly.

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It seems that in Europe this old topic:
http://www.techspot.com/community/t...cmd-exe-box-pops-up-on-start-up.194349/page-2

is valid/up to date again.

My wifi rooter was in block. Solving this I got today (04-06-2015) message box in Win7 do I allow to make changes:
"C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe" /c
........
C:\ProgramData\msmtzryge.exe

Unfortunately printscreen won't work for this message box, but I got it 3...4 times with same question. I answered no. And also got "www.istartsurf.com/...." or "SensePlus" advertise/browser hijack worm/virus.

Be carefull - Windows Defender...or what ever this is called don't recognise this SensePlus thing and tells that everithing is clean.

Also added screenshot of hijacked english google.com (suddenly russian). And some log file.
 

Answer:"C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe" /c message on Win7 startup

Welcome aboard

Please, complete all steps listed here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic58138.html
Make sure, you PASTE all logs. If some log exceeds 50,000 characters post limit, split it between couple of replies.
Attached logs won't be reviewed.

Please, observe following rules:

Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
If you're stuck, or you're not sure about certain step, always ask before doing anything else.
Please refrain from running any tools, fixes or applying any changes to your computer other than those I suggest.
Never run more than one scan at a time.
Keep updating me regarding your computer behavior, good, or bad.
The cleaning process, once started, has to be completed. Even if your computer appears to act better, it may still be infected. Once the computer is totally clean, I'll certainly let you know.
If you leave the topic without explanation in the middle of a cleaning process, you may not be eligible to receive any more help in malware removal forum.
I close my topics if you have not replied in 5 days. If you need more time, simply let me know. If I closed your topic and you need it to be reopened, simply PM me.

 

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I'm pretty new at posting so I'm not sure of the best way to do this. When I start to log on to the net, whether using IE or Firefox an error message having to do with "Google" occurs immediately. (I usually use my Google bar to go directly to the site I want.) I've taken a print screen so that you can see that message directly but don't know how I should get it to you. (I'm used to emailing such things --) As I proceed I get another message which I have also copied. This one starts with the words "Assertion Failed." If I continue I usually get a "script error" message, a copy of which I do not have at this time. If I tell the message that I will proceed with going to my chosen web site, the last several times the site has come up in multiplicity, most recently it appeared 16 times, one right after another, totally out of my control, (causing I believe Foxfire to crash), and then just a bit ago, using IE, the site I logged on to came up 7 times. I really have no idea what to do about this so I'm hoping that you can help me once again.
 

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can anyone help with this as I can't find a solution anywhere every time I boot my pc up I get a "new CPU installed" message appear in bios asking me to enter setup or load default values i have done this several times entering different values into the bios and starting it on default values even thou I have been running the pc for a year I tried resetting the car CMOS switch removed and replaced the battery changed the ram sticks around, I've removed the CPU and found one of the pins was bent and straighten it
can't think what it might be

Answer:"new CPU installed" message keeps appearing bios start up

That is typical when you change a CPU. Have you gone to bios and loaded optimized defaults, save and exit? And in bios does it recognize the correct CPU you have now? are you sure the CPU is properly seated? Other than those things, all I can think of is reflash bios or call technical support who are going to probably tell you to flash bios.

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Hey Guys,

my motherboard is an ASUS P8H67-M PRO i built my computer a few days ago and haven't really had any major problems but i noticed today when i turn my computer on there is a little message the top left hand corner of the screen i can really make it all out as it is gone in an instant but what i can make out is
"No Devices"

Does anyone know how to fix this? it doesnt make sense as my drives work fine and they are recognised inside the bios. The only issue i have had is i cam to install linux today and i received an error message saying CD/DVD + USB devices not found and i cant help thinking they are linked.

Thanks in advance
 

Answer:"No Devices" message appears before BIOS loads

Did you install the chipset drivers?

Are there any devices in Device Manager with a yellow ? or triangle next to it.

What version of windows are you running.
 

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Hi!

I have a Gigabyte Laptop, with Windows 7 ultimate, and used to get a message "Press DEL to enter setup" just after my POST screen.
However, this is now gone, and i have been unable to enter my bios. The "windows starting" appears and everything else is as usual, it has been working fine, so i dont know for how long my bios have been gone.
Now, what i really want is ree-booting some USB options, since this is done in BIOS i discovered i no longer have acces during startup. I dont know if my faulty USB and the BIOS-gone-bye-bye is related...

I have edited msconfig, tried safe modes etc., disabled "Hibernate" (due to someone having my problem and seeing the message "resuming windows" instead of "starting windows", however i just dont get a message like that)

I have been adviced to clearing my CMOS but this requires acces to BIOS and BIOS is ... hiding!
WHAT I DO GET:
a black screen, white letters, a quit look at "Pheonix Trusted core... BIOS version .. system ID... 1 processer detected " ie the ususal stuff. But there is no line with "Press DEL to enter setup" it is gone!

System information tells me that my BIOS is Phoenix Technologies LTD.


Entering DEL a lot during startup (I dont think it is a fast startup, but i do not know) gives me a new black screen, white letters, and Windows Advanced options, such as running a memory scan.
This is new!!!!!!

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Answer:BIOS acces gone in win7-startup - "Advanced windows" options instead

HI and welcome to 7F. Would be very helpful if you could list the model of your laptop. You can try to reset the BIOS by removing the CMOS battery on the motherboard which might help to bring the normal screen with the Del option but without knowing the model of your laptop it would be impossible to find instructions how to get to the battery

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Hey all,

Brand new to the forums and relatively new to Windows 7. I was trying to enable an option my motherboard came with to allow the use of the onboard (ATI radeon 3000) and external (ATI Radeon HD5670) graphics so I could run two displays, one off of each card. I could run two off the 5670 but I like to game and have other things open and felt it would be less stressful on my gaming card to just run one off the onboard for internet and instant messaging. I set the onboard to UMA and I allowed 64MB of dedicated memory. I also enabled Surround View and set the display options so that GFX0 was primary and IGFX was secondary. Everything booted up fine with the exception of the displays switching what was shown at the log in screen. Which I fixed via the ATI tool. For some reason I felt the need to restart my PC. Upon doing so it crashed after the splash screen. If I leave all settings the way they are and disable Surround View everything boots as normal. For some reason the initial boot after enabling Surround View works fine, the next restart however causes the crash. I ran the repair tool and it came back with the following:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 48
Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06: 1
Problem Signature 07:0x50
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

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Answer:BIOS option "Surround View" crashes on startup

So I booted up my PC just a few minutes ago and a message popped up after I logged in which stated "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown" and gave the following info:

Problem Signature:
Problem Even Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

BCCode: 50
BCP1: FFFFF8A000B8B483
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: FFFFF88004A04547
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7300
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

It also referenced a dump file that I can't seem to open using dumpchk in the command prompt. It keeps coming back with "dumpchk [-y <sympath>] <dumpfile>" when I try select the dump file from its directory.

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At startup continually suffer from Windows-No Disk window. Takes 3 cancels to get past. How can I fix this? Read other posts on this and it looked like this may be helpful to see:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:36:42 PM, on 1/5/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
F:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
F:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
F:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
F:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE
F:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
F:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
F:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
F:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
F:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\WCESCOMM.EXE
F:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\hp officejet k series\Bin\hpoorn07.exe
F:\PROGRA~1\HEWLET~1\AiO\Shared\Bin\hpoevm07.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\hpoipm07.exe
F:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
F:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
F:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
F:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
F:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
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Answer:"Windows - No disk" message at startup

This doesn't look copacetic since no file is listed, I'd check and "fix" it:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Subst] subst C: F:\

Other than that the scanlog is ok.

When did this problem begin? If recent, you might just want to try a System Restore.

The problem is occasionally due to the system trying to access some removable media which has no disk in the drive, such as a zip drive.

It can also be due to drive letters being assigned to drives that no longer exist. What exactly is on your "c:" drive?

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;330137
 

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When I attached a monitor to my newly built computer and turned on, I instantly got a black screen with the message "CPU or memory has changed, press F1 to continue, F2 to enter Setup." What does this mean and what should I do?

Answer:"CPU or memory changed" Message on Startup

Try resetting BIOS.

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My problem was answered for someone previously and consists of an annoying pop-up every time I load Windows XP. I have cleaned the registry using a commercial program but this message is still there. Does anyone know how to get rid of it?. The problem does not occur when I boot to Safe Mode. I have downloaded HiJack This and here is my log file:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:37:00 PM, on 2/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\avsys\ScanningProcess.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\avsys\ScanningProcess.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\Module Loader\DLLML.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RTDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvraidservice.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTXFIHLP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\TweakMASTER\TMTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hplampc.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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Answer:Windows Startup "No Disk" Message

I don't see the "usual suspects" there, but I would suspect IPOD or Itunes, or perhaps "disk keeper"

Anyway, try doing a "clean boot" to see if it happens:

Run msconfig and select the "Services" tab. Check "Hide Microsoft Services" and then disable the rest. Also uncheck "load startup group" on the general page.

See this link for detailed information:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;310353

Now restart and test the issue at hand

If no problems, run msconfig and recheck half the disabled items on the Services tab. Test again. If the problem recurs, UNcheck half the items you just checked to narrow down the culprit.

If the problem didn't occur, check the other half, so all the Services are enabled -- proceed to do this on the startup tab as well.

Get the idea? You want to isolate the problem to a specific startup if possible.

Note: if you already have items unchecked under msconfig > startups and are in &#8220;selective&#8221; startup mode &#8211; you should note what these are before beginning. They will need to be de-selected again.
 

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Hello WSF,

I recently installed the Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit OS on my rig. Ever since installation I've been having this really odd warning at startup during boot process.
This is how it happens:
1) Power on, XFX splash screen pops up and computer proceeds through the DOS screens and whatnot
2) Literally seconds after the XFX Splash screen and after some system loading occurs, a warning appears on screen while still in the DOS screens.
It says exactly this: "Warning! The system case was opened sometime after last reboot. Please check the system." Then below that: "Press F1 to continue or DEL to enter Setup."
I've seen and experienced F1 warnings, like the "Floppy Drive Missing!" Etc, fixed those. But nothing like this. I've searched all over Google for it and I have come up with nothing. As far as I'm concerned there are no records of it.
Right now it isn't a primary concern, just an annoying obstacle, as I cannot walk away to let me PC boot like I used to. I have to wait to press F1; just an inconvenience. BUT, what does concern me is its mysteriousness. Could it be some sort of virus/intrusion? I have McAfee's best protection and have kept my HDD pretty darn clean. How could the system even detect that my case was open in the first place anyhow? I've opened my case many times before this OS installation without any problems. Any help/insight appreciated.
Thanks,
AOTC

Answer:Strange "warning" message during startup

1) Make sure your case is closed.

2) Reset the case open setting in your BIOS.

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I'm not sure if this a new update for Windows 7 (64-bit Professional) but an account with Standard access now has a window that pops up upon login that says ...


Code:
You have no 'Administrator' privilege, so some features may not work successfully.
I've done more fresh installs than I can count and have never seen this annoying popup before. I've tried searching on google and the only discussions about this message are in Japanese. I wonder if it's not even a Windows thing but one of the drivers I updated (Belkin USB wireless adapter, SATA 6 drivers, USB 3.0 drivers, etc).

Anyone come across this before?

Answer:"You have no 'Administrator' privilege" Message On Startup

Never seen this, sorry.

However, next bootup, leave the message on-screen and start Task Manager. If the error window is showing in the 'Applications' list, right-click on it and click 'Go To Process'. With a bit of luck this will be the executable that triggered the error message and may help track down the cause.

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Good Day,

Sir please help im using windows 7 ultimate, every time i open or start my laptop there's a message appearing on desktop and the message is "preparing desktop...." this problem start only after i system restore my laptop.

Thank you and God Bless

Arch

Answer:"preparing desktop...." message at every startup

Hello Arch, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This sounds like it may be from this error message below for a corrupted user account. Do you get this error message before you see the "preparing desktop...." message?






Quote:
Your user profile was not loaded correctly! You have been logged on with a temporary profile.

Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off. Please see the event log for details or contact your administrator.



If so, then you might see if one of these may be able to help you fix this.

The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded. - Vista Forums

or

User Profile Error - Logged on with a Temporary Profile - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi.

I am using Windows XP SP2. I just uninstalled Norton AntiVirus 2004. The uninstall would not complete, so I downloaded and ran the SymNRT program (from Symantec) to remove the program. All went well. The program advised that all Norton products had been successfully removed. Upon reboot, after I click my icon on the XP "Welcome" screen and type in my password, windows loads the desktop as normal. A few seconds later howeverm I get the following message:
"Windows - no disk Please insert disk in drive"
Clicking 'cancel' removes the message and everything appears to be fine. I did a bit of research and have already tried the following to no avail:

Clearing recent files list from QuickTime
Starting the PC in Safe Mode to see if the error comes up (it does).
Disabling SpySweeper from running at startup
Disabling ZoneAlarm from running at startup

I still get the error. I since have re-enabled ZoneAlarm and SpySweeper. I have also installed NOD32 AntiVirus. The error remains constant. It happens each time I reboot.

I notice that the log file below refers to L:\Adobe\Photoshop Elements in a couple of spots. I recently did something that caused drive letters to change. I used Drive Mapper in Partition Magic to help fix any problems and all appears to be well. My old "L:" is now "G:". I'm not sure if this is relevant, because this happened a few weeks ago and the error I'm posting about only started today. I did figure... Read more

Answer:"Windows - no disk" message at startup

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Hi,

I got a sudden unexpected blue screen.
When my computer was restarting, I got the message

"PXE-E61 Media test failure, check cable"

I went and did a Hard Drive Self Test, and got the message

Test Status: #2-07 Fail

Any advice on how to proceed would be appreciated.
 

Answer:"PXE-E61 Media test failure"/"#2-07 Fail"

Please provide your computer specs.
This often means your HD has died. Can you see it in the BIOS?
 

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"Repaired" Windows and now updates "fail"

I've tried all at once, one at a time, turned of firewall, what next?
 

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Hello,
I got this error with my i7 4790k @ stock.
Is this normal?
Could it be that my bios version is not supported?
It works in games but never goes above 60 procent.

Answer:Cpu error "PCH" test fail.

Do you have your SATA ports set to AHCI in your BIOS? They need to be AHCI and also have Intel Rapid Storage Technology installed.

Also make sure your motherboard BIOS is the latest version.

Hope this helps

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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\". http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2484025
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 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977380
8. Tried another user account and creating a new user account
9. Tried resetting folder view to "defaults" http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/15692-... Read more

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

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Hewlett-Packard
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU
RAM: 6 GB
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?

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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 load NT on a computer. It worked fine. Added SP6 and rebooted fine. Added sound card driver, vid. drivers, and network card drivers. Rebooted and I get this error. It then goes and tries to boot from CDROM and then says press N to boot from network. It then says "Boot failure Insert boot disk in A: press any key when ready" Of course, I didn't make a repair disk either. I am on location and need a fix ASAP. Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Answer:{Resolved} - NT boot error - "Load Error! Press any key to reboot..." - help ASAP

Reformated, reinstalled.
Same error.

Please help ASAP.

Thanks,

Cory

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I do not know what I did. When I opened a message it open it "Message"; now it opens in "File". How can I get it back to open in "Message"?

Answer:Outlook 2016 - Message opens in "File", not "Message"

If you minimized the Ribbon, this caused it. Open a message and maximize the ribbon.

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Hi there,

I have started to receive the attached error message constantly this evening.

I have followed the instructions on the Microsoft help page for this topic:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942682/en-us?sd=gn

The page says to update to service pack 1, which I already use, and to download the Hotfix. When I open the Windows Self Extractor, which downloads to extract a file on the link which is emailed to me, after entering the provided password, I get the message 'An error occurred while unzipping. One or more files were not successfully unzipped. The error code is 40"

Can anybody help?

thanks

Answer:"Exception Processing Message 0xc0000013 "... etc error message

Hi. . .

This message appears to be related to a USB card reader or a built-in card reader.

Which are you using? Is the card in question SD, XD, etc... camera card?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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After several unsuccessful conversations with Comcast techs a friend of mine really needs help and I am totally at a loss as to how to help her. She keeps receiving the following error message and has know idea what it means and whether she may be losing some messages. The error message reads as follows: "Message rules did not forward or reply to 1 message because the message would have been sent to one of your accnts. Accnt. mail.comcast.net Server mail.comcast.net"

She has only the one email account under a single name, is running XP and uses OE almost exclusively for her email.

All help will be much appreciated. Thanks.
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Answer:Solved: Email Error Message: "Message rules..."

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Just recently every file I try to download either in IE9 or Firefox 6.0 gets deleted as soon as the download completes. In IE9 I get the message "<filename> contained a virus and was dleted". In Firefox there is no message but the file is not in the destination folder.

I did have AVG 2012 installed on hte Windows 7 partition but I uninstalled it as well as Zone Alarm and replaced them with Kaspersky Internet Security 2012. But the problem still persists

However if I switch to my Windows XP partition I have no problem whatsoever. I have AVG 2012 and Zone Alarm on this partition.

I do not want to have to spend a whole day reinstalling Windows 7 plus all the other application software. Can anyone out there please help.

Answer:All File Downloads Fail with message "File contains virus"

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sdatoo


Just recently every file I try to download either in IE9 or Firefox 6.0 gets deleted as soon as the download completes. In IE9 I get the message "<filename> contained a virus and was dleted". In Firefox there is no message but the file is not in the destination folder.

I did have AVG 2012 installed on hte Windows 7 partition but I uninstalled it as well as Zone Alarm and replaced them with Kaspersky Internet Security 2012. But the problem still persists

However if I switch to my Windows XP partition I have no problem whatsoever. I have AVG 2012 and Zone Alarm on this partition.

I do not want to have to spend a whole day reinstalling Windows 7 plus all the other application software. Can anyone out there please help.


Can you take a screen dump of all your task manager processes that are running and post here. ta.

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