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Question: Won't start!

Well I have a problem.. ?My laptop won't start up! When I turn it on, the Windows XP screen with the little bar doesn't come up at all! All that comes up is a quick flash of Windows XP and on the bottom it says esc for boot something, f10 for lan something, and f12 for setup. (It just stays as a blank screen after the flash) So I turn it off and back on pressing f12 for setup, doing the HDD scan thing, nothing is wrong. I try again, press f10, nothing happens. I press esc and a small menu comes up. It has around 5 options like CD drive, network adapter, and Hard Drive. I pick Hard drive.I get this..SMART Failure Predicted on Hard Disk 0: Toshiba MK4025GAS-(PM)WARNING: Immediately back-up your data and replace your hard disk drive. A failure may be imminent.Press F1 to continue. It then goes to my Windows XP screen with the bar, login, and works. I'm really worried right now... do I have to buy something new?? Can I fix this? I have a HP Pavilion zv5120us notebook PCwith Celeron (R) CPU 2.80 GHzand 384 MB of RAM (It says 512 MB DDR on the sticker?)Please, any suggestions would be appreciated.Thanks. :-/

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Preferred Solution: Won't start!

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

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

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

Answer: Won't start!

Here is a comment from another forum. The news is not so good..."Reallocated sector count, that's bad bad.Get a new one ASAP.Modern HDs keep some 'spare sectors' that they don't use. When a sector goes bad they mark it bad on their internal accounting system, and use one of the 'spare sectors' instead. All of this is transparent to the rest of the computer, so the BIOS/OS/etc all see a 'perfect drive.' What SMART is telling you is that you are out of, or almost out of, reserve sectors. Any more bad sectors will start causing problems as a result. Usually the rate of sectors going bad increases over time, so it's all downhill from here (as you are seeing with the bluescreens and failing tests). Time for a new drive."Good luck

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Hi There,
I'm getting the errors below and but I have not got any BSOD.
The errors I'm getting in eventviewer are Pku2ulog failed to start 0xC--35, Negolog failed to start, IDListenLog failed to start, P2PLog failed to start and HomegroupLog failed to start, all with the same failure code 0xC-- 35.
This is what the logs files says about each error.
Pku2ulog:
Unknown( 10): GUID=c36a26fb-03a9-d591-3984-dc17e4a48527 (No Format Information found).
p2plog:
Unknown( 89): GUID=fc9d5ca5-e6c8-627c-be74-e6e0a98bbf57 (No Format Information found).
negolog:
Unknown( 37): GUID=2553184f-6f2a-3198-ddb7-93ab1ad2d125 (No Format Information found).
idlistenlog:
Unknown( 10): GUID=418a567f-b393-1423-26aa-123149ef8882 (No Format Information found).
homegrouplog:
Unknown( 12): GUID=96f7a94a-4343-6ede-ff2b-dd1dafeed500 (No Format Information found).
However, the 'Unknown(xx)' number changes times to times.
Could you help me please?

Thank you very much for your attention.
Best Regards.

Answer:Errors Pku2ulog failed to start 0xC--35, Negolog failed to start, IDListenLog failed to start, P2PLog failed to start and HomegroupLog failed to start, all with the same failure code 0xC-- 35.

Hi,
If you have Home group set up, please go to Control Panel ? Network and Sharing Center. Choose homegroup and sharing options and click ?Leave the homegroup?.Juke Chou
TechNet Community Support

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My mother in law has a toshiba satellite p775-s7100 and this morning she told me there was a toshiba update, I was on her laptop yesterday and saw there was an update for her bios, so I'm assuming she clicked the update button and messed the update up somehow. Now when we try to boot the laptop, it'll go straight to the windows error recovery screen with the options to start normally or start the start up repair. Choosing start up repair loads the files and the bar fills up at the bottom of the screen, then the screen goes black with no mouse and it doesn't do anything else from there. Choosing to start windows normally starts the normal boot with the windows logo but as soon as it starts, it freezes there. It shows "Starting windows" And two of the dots that spin around to form the logo appear, but as soon as the two dots appear, that's when it freezes. She didn't completely break her laptop did she?

Answer:Laptop won't start after update, can't start start up repair either

In some cases windows Recovery disks may help.

Here is the link for Windows 7 x86 edition :

http://www.forum.probz.net/index.php...vironment-iso/

Click the download button on the page and then burn the iso file to a Cd-r medium.

But if Win7 recovery cd is not of help ,in that case Live CD 's come to aid.

Here is the list of linux livecd's :

Linux | The LiveCD List

Booting via a livecd (free Linux distributions) needed files can be recovered and copied
to external mediums and system afterwards can be re-setup.

Linux livecd can be burned onto a dvd-r /cd-r disk or to an usb flash memory.USB is faster and better
of course.

Laptops like Toshiba have recovery partitions in many cases, and a special recovery
option is provided upon bootup.(F9 - F10 likewise..)

hope your problem gets solved.

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i installed Debugging tools for Windows feature from Windows Software Development Kit 10.1.14393.33 on a Windows 8.1 machine. When i launch global flags shortcut (gflags.exe), it splashes and exits immediately, which is not the same for previous version(8.1)
of Windows SDK. I tried running with command prompt, disabled uac, ran as an admin but same result. not sure i'm missing any component that is required for gflags to work. Can anyone help me out on this.
Thanks All. 

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Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me with an issue I'm having in Vista.

I was trying to navigate to a webpage in Chrome, and then webpages started to refuse to load past a certain point (e.g. the tab would show the page's title, but the tab itself would be entirely blank). When this happened my computer started to freeze for periods of time, after which it would do whatever I had told it to (e.g. I clicked the "x" to close Chrome, which it did after several minutes) for about a second then freeze again.

I decided to restart the PC by holding down the power button. When I turned the PC back on I got the screen saying that one or more of my disks needed to be checked for errors, but I told it to skip the disk check (bad idea, I know, but I was in a terrible mood at the time and wasn't thinking too straight). The computer then froze on that screen, so I restarted it again.

After restarting it the startup repair program ran, as Windows would not start, and took a while checking for errors before asking whether I want to run system restore, which I do. After running system restore it gives me an error message saying:

"The instruction at 0x737e989e referenced memory at 0x00000000. The memory could not be read."

I then click on "OK" and the computer goes to a screen with six recovery tools on it (Startup Repair, System Restore, Windows Complete PC Restore, Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool, Command Prompt and Recovery M... Read more

Answer:Unable to start Windows Vista. Start up recovery producing error message

Do you get Blue Screens when this happens?
 

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This morning I opened my phone to find it frozen with a time from last night. I tried restarting the phone, it initially opened but I couldn't open half of my apps, the date wont hold & keeps reverting back to last night.
I did a reboot twice but still the same, the on/off button will not close screen, it just sits on tiles page until it freezes again.
Does this sound like a software or hardware problem?? This phone holds all my business info so is important to me...Will it need a factory reset or does it sound like a more serious problem.
Any help gratefully received :-)

Answer:My Lumia 925 froze and now I can only start it by plugging into mains, the start button does not work. How do i fix his issue?

Other threads I've seen suggest this may be due to the latest Glance update? Check the general Windows Phone 8.1 forum for more threads on the topic...

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We have a C460 all-in-one that generates a "no operating system" error 1962 ONLY from cold starts.  If we restart or go to the BIOS, save, and start it works fine. We have tried a roll back and that does not help.  Cold starts in "SAFE" mode do start. SATA HCI (spelling?) in BIOS enabled/disabled has no effect. Any help would be appreciated! John

Answer:C460 error 1962 (no O/S) on cold start only, not on reboot or from BIOS start.

Hi radi0j0hn, welcome to the forum.
 
     You didn't say which OS you are using, Win 7, 8.1, or 10. However, it doesn't seem to make that much difference.
 
This issue may occur if one or more of the following conditions are true:
      The basic input/output system (BIOS) does not detect the hard disk.      The hard disk is damaged.      Sector 0 of the physical hard disk drive has an incorrect or malformed master boot record (MBR).      An incompatible partition is marked as Active.      A partition that contains the MBR is no longer active.
 
     It could also be caused by a broken, or defective hard drive cable, which could account for the problem being spurious. 
 
     Please use our Lenovo search, at the top of this page for  "no operating system error 1962", and make sure you change the "board" level, to "Community" for the best results. It should generate other users who have experienced the same problem, on a number of various systems, and possible solutions.
 
     You should also research your problem at the Lenovo C460 support page. Click on "Solutions" at this page:
 
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/desktops-and-all-in-ones/lenovo-c-series-all-in-ones/lenovo...
 
     A web search gave... Read more

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Sorry if this has already been answered/wrong place. I looked at Google but thought I double check here (since the solutions via Google seem to be refering to a different OS to mine)

First of: Windows Vista, SP2, 64 bit.

Now sometimes (and not now since I am writing this) my Keyboard/Mouse just stops working. It freezes completely and I am unable to use it and am hence required to restart the computer. This happens at random occasions but it usually involves opening some program or what not (I noticed a prominent pattern that the mouse/keyboard freezes whenever I go to speedtest.com measure my speed and then once the download speed bar is finished and upload is about to begin my computer freezes).

I had a look at my event viewer and noticed this:

The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
i8042prt

Now I am not sure whether this appears at the start and then once I run a program or do something (like go on speedtest.com) the commuter then freezes (i.e. my mouse/keyboard is non-responsive) or the error message comes up after my computer freezes but any help in fixing this mouse/keyboard freezing would be very grateful.

The solution to fixing this problem I founds was to go to Registry editor and change the Start D word from 1 to 4 (but I noticed some saying to delete it completely and yet other sources to change it from 1 to 0 and yet even others to change something that I don't even have under that folder). If I was to tamper with the reg informa... Read more

Answer:The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt

Originally Posted by Petze


The solution to fixing this problem I founds was to go to Registry editor and change the Start D word from 1 to 4 (but I noticed some saying to delete it completely and yet other sources to change it from 1 to 0 and yet even others to change something that I don't even have under that folder). If I was to tamper with the reg information, is it possible that I wont ever get access to my keyboard/mouse? My worry is that I might change some value so that I will have no way of getting to the computer with the keyboard/mouse (I am not good with bios) and would not be able to get help on the internet since I can't connect!



It is bad idea

DWORD Start may have following values

0 -boot ,1 -system ,2- auto ,3 -demand, 4 -disabled. Surly if you'll set to 4 you lose access to keyboard and mouse.Don't modify anything.Find folder C:\Windows\Minidump pack it and attache to post.If Minidump folder is empty use verifier tool to diagnose wrong drivers read here:http://www.vistax64.com/973966-post8.html

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kan ikke komme ind i start og.log af der mangler ting på Proceslinien bla.ur mm.der sker intet når jeg trykker på flaget og tingene på forsiden er væk.jeg har windows10 først kunne den ikke holde på det trådløse net .nu er det dette.kan det være noget med PCR7 BaceBoard

Answer:start knap duer ikke (translated start button will not work)

For Others. Here is a poor auto translation from Danish:===========================================can not get into the start URog.log of missing things on your task bar bla. clock URmm.der happens nothing when I press on the flag and the things on the front is URvæk.jeg have windows10 first could not hold on to the wireless network. now it is URdette.kan it be something with PCR7 BaceBoard===========================================Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Ok I will copy and paste the message:

The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
aswSP
spldr
Wanarpv6

I found it in vista event viewer. I am currently running vista in safe mode and dont really want to restart the pc. This is my first post on these forums and they look great. SO please help!

MY PC Specs:
2 (1x1) gb RAM
1.6Ghz CEL E1200 Dual Core CPU
Vista Ultimate
CD Driver
256MB GFX Card
Nothing else you really need to know

Answer:VIsta The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

Could be spyware.

I would run a Trendmicro free scan.

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It keeps Restarting and doesnt ever let me get to my desktop to perform a system restore, then there is a blue screen of death with stop code 0x00000ed....I don't know what to do please help me.

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The other day I was using my laptop normally when it froze. Nothing would work, so I shut it down and haven't been able to turn it on normally since. It will start in safe mode, but not in safe mode with networking. If I try to start it normally it just freezes at the same point during start up each time.

I have tried:
- Selecting 'repair your computer' during start up
- Restoring BIOS to default settings
- Disabling start up programmes whilst in safe mode
- Restoring the system to a previous date
- Returning to last successful boot

None of them work. It just freezes.

I may not be using the right terms, not too computer savvy... I have even tried to return the computer to factory settings as recommended on the Toshiba website, but when pressing 0 a screen comes up that doesn't seem to have anything to do with restoring the system?

I am at a loss. Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Satelite A660 freezes on start up every time, but will start in safe mode.

Hello

All you have tried is right. It is not easy to say why you have this freezing problem but I think in this situation best solution is clean OS installation (factory settings).
In user?s manuals document is explained how to do this. I don?t know why do you use ?0? at start-up.
Start notebook again with F8 and use option ?Repair my computer?.

How it works you can also read on follow Toshiba document- http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD1303440001R01.htm

Please test it and pos some feedback.

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Hi,
Is it possible on windows 10 to make changes to my tablet start screen without it automatically changing my desktop start menu to match? I would like different tiles pinned in desktop mode to tablet.
Thanks

Answer:Can I pin tiles to the Tablet start screen without affecting desktop start menu?

I believe if you go into Settings > accounts > sync your settings you will be able toggle something like that off.

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Im having g580 get fell from bed it get hang i turn off power and start it it start properly and work for 10 minit it hang again so i again power off of lap and again start it.it showing now cx00001 error and saying that repair it but it not responding to repair and not responding to boot
 
Mod Comment: Moved post into proper forum.
 
 

Answer:Im having g580 get fell from bed it get hang i turn off power and start it it start properly and wor

Hi Utkarnanavaty,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the system not working in your Lenovo G580 laptop.
 
Power on the system and press shift + f8 and it boot to the recovery page and follow the onscreen instructions and check for the issue.
 
If still the same issue also try to reinstall the operating system and check for the issue.
 
Best regards,  
 
Ashwin.S





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Hi, Im not really sure if im posting this is the right place or not, Im so sorry if im not.
Here is a list of my computer specs: Operating System: Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs)
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 667MB used, 3271MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode

My problem is everytime i go to watch any type of video on youtube or other websites like that, the video will freeze i will still hear sound, then my computer will lock up eventually blue screening. i went to my system reports and found that i was having a nvatabus error, so i deleted everything to do with my nvidia card and reinstalled fresh, still having this same issue. I dont know what else to do. everything else on my computer thats graphic heavy runs just fine. i even play a game called second life, in that game we can watch movies streamed thru quicktime and i can watch those just fine. I hope theres somebody out there that can help me. thank you for reading.
 

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Hi all,
I have a problem with Vista Business.Naimly, every time I start the computer and look up into the computer menadgement/event viewer/administrative events it has an error msg:
The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt



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System










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Provider







[ Name]
Service Control Manager






[ Guid]
{555908D1-A6D7-4695-8E1E-26931D2012F4}






[ EventSourceName]
Service Control Manager









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EventID
7026







[ Qualifiers]
49152










Version
0










Level
2










Task
0










Opcode
0










Keywords
0x80000000000000









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TimeCreated







[ SystemTime]
2007-08-27T15:56:02.000Z










EventRecordID
26753










Correlation









-
Execution







[ ProcessID]
0






[ ThreadID]
0





















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EventData






param1
i8042prt
I think this is regarding my video card (Gygabyte Nvidia 8600GTS) drivers?!But the card works pretty normally and the drivers are up to date.
Anyway there are also a lot of other error & warninig msgs regarding the volsnap and security update installation files.Maybe this due to the situation that I have installed both Vista and XP and there is a common problem with Vista working with XP/other and that is NO RESTORE POINTS... Read more

Answer:The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt

Problem Solution The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt 1.Go to Start > Run and put regedit.exe  and click  Ok 2.Navigator to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\i8042prt\Parameters in Registry Editor 3.Add a new REG_DWORD "Headless " and set the value to 1 4.Reboot the server. Regards,

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Hello All,
I was wondering how to add the applications appearing on Windows 10 Start Menu to Windows Start Screen, that too in a specific location on the start screen, with a specific tile size and under a specific application group? Do you think it's feasible? I know it's easily done interactively by right clicking the start menu app and pinning it to Start but this has to done for the enterprise users so would like to see if the task could be accomplished using a GPO or Script.
Kind Regards,
sK

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Guys, I'm running Windows XP and recently when I turn on my PC it makes a single beeb and then seems to run OK.

Tonight, I was running Firefox and the system seemed to slow, before becoming completely unresponsive. I had Task Manager open at the time, however when I tried to shut Firefox down the PC started bleeping like mad and I was forced to do a hard shut down.

I waited about 1 minute and then rebooted and immedietly went into the Error log and found the following entry:

"The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: StarOpen"

I tried Googling a fix with no luck and I can't find StarOpen in the Services, Apps or Program files. Nor could I find it listed in the Device Manager or the Boot-start list in msconfig.

Can anyone tell me how to fix this?
 

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After only just having one problem solved on here I have encountered another and I think it is fairly problematic but am far from understanding it - please help!!!

I downloaded the new version of Internet Explorer (version 8) as this was an option when I signed onto the web this afternoon (I previously had IE 7 and am running Windows XP version 2).

But after downloading this I had trouble getting onto the net (though I seemed to be able to initially). So I restarted the PC. But, it did not restart.

Instead I get the following message on a plain black screen when I try to run my computer:

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
<Windows root>\system32\hal.dll.
Please re-install a copy of the above file.

What is this file? I have an Acer Aspire notebook which came installed with Windows XP Version 2 (I have no CD drive currently).

I have looked on the microsoft website (I am currently on a different PC) but dont understand anything that is posted on their about this problem.

Do I need to re-install a new operating system? Will this mean I will loose all my data that is on my computer? This is very precious to me as I am travelling and I have saved on my computer photos and diary entries - I would be very upset to loose them.

What is my best course of action? Should I take it to a specialist. Again I really hope I can prevent the information that I did have saved on there from being deleted.

Thankyou to anyone who can assist.
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Answer:I cant start my PC - Windows wont start - missing root system 32 file

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Everytime I start Windows, I see the following error in Event Viewer:
 
The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: 
VBoxNetAdp

Answer:The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: VBoxNetAdp

Do you have Virtual Box or Avast antivirus installed?

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Each time I boot my computer, I receive the follow message in the Event Viewer System Log File:

The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
KmxAMRT

Here is the information that I see when I sent it to the Microsoft Support and Help Center

Product:Windows Operating SystemID:7026Source:Service Control ManagerVersion:5.2Symbolic Name:EVENT_BOOT_SYSTEM_DRIVERS_FAILEDMessage:The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: %1

What I believe is happening is that all though I uninsulated CA's Anti virus package and installed Microsoft's Security Essentials, not all the CA software was removed.

Help in getting rid of this problem would be greatly appreciated.

Best regards,

Larry

Answer:[SOLVED] The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

Hi

See this document:
Uninstall failed

Select the correct CA product you had, download the Removal script and run.
Hopefully this will remove the CA Suite from your PC.

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Hello All,
I was wondering how to add the applications appearing on Windows 10 Start Menu to Windows Start Screen, that too in a specific location on the start screen, with a specific tile size and under a specific application group? Do you think it's feasible? I know it's easily done interactively by right clicking the start menu app and pinning it to Start but this has to done for the enterprise users so would like to see if the task could be accomplished using a GPO or Script.
Kind Regards,
sK

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I'll try to describe what i did before i got this problem.I have RealOne player, and when i started it today i had to update it, it was 144 kb update, and when it was finished an automatic install process had started (but don't know if it was from real one player), and at the middle of the installation Kaspersky Internet Security popped up with a warning that there is a trojan in some web adress, i dont remember which, because it wasn't like an ordinary name of web address, but im sure it's name was starting with http.I clicked deny on the virus, and soon, my explorer.exe closed, and then automatically started again, but then it closed again, and so on, until i restarted my computer.When i clicked on my user account, the explorer.exe again closed and the same process again, then i - end task explorer.exe on Windows Task Manager, and it didn't start anymore.So using Task Manager, i started Firefox, and here im writing my problem without desktop toolbar (start menu), without icons, and if i start explorer with Task manager two processes start at the same time : explorer.exe and imapi.exe. And then first impai.exe closes first (i see that in the Task Manager,), and after imapi.exe, explorer.exe closes automatically.Hope i will get HELP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BECAUSE I CAN'T WORK WITHOUT EXPLORER.EXEI was able to start HijackThis through TaskManager and did a scan so here it is:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 19:56:25, on 18.04.2008Platform: Windows XP SP1 (Wi... Read more

Answer:Explorer.exe Doesnt Start At Windows Start, Possible Trojan Or Other Virus. Help Needed As Soon As Possible.

OMG, Someone help ME PLEASE. I DON'T HAVE DESKTOP PEOPLE. PLEASE PLEASE.......

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I checked through the Event log in Administrator tools.
I got the following error: The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: BANTExt

What is it?

I googled BANTExt and found out it's BelArc Advisor. Is it true?

How do I stop this error?

Answer:The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: BANTExt

Yes, BANText.sys is the Belarc Advisor system driver file.It is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry everytime Windows starts.To prevent the error you would need to find and remove that entry in the registry.

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Monday couldn't boot up PC, had to go to system recovery and restore to previous day.

Log files show below that 4 things failed to load.

Tuesday couldn't boot up PC again.. tried to restart like 4-5 times.. Finally comes up and in the logs there's numerous things that failed to load. Running a sfc /scannow right now.

Any ideas what this could be related to or what is causing it?

 

Answer:Solved: Boot-Start or System-Start Drivers failed to load.

MpFilter is a driver associated with Microsoft Security Essentials... It looks like that was causing issues. Windows Updates had an update for it.. So I downloaded update.. Restared and it worked fine. Removed MS Security Essentials and installed Symantec istead.

Working for the time being...
 

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Think Pad Twist i7-3537U No matter how fast or how many times I press the enter key when starting, I can not access the start-up menu. Immediately after the white "ThinkPad - To interrupt normal start press Enter" letters appear for just a fraction of a second on the bottom left corner, there comes the windows blue logo, and windows starts. - The enter key is working fine (I can use it with any application)- I am completely shutting down the laptop, not sleeping or hibernating.- I have tried a "safe mode" start from msconfig -> same results.

Answer:ThinkPad Twist - I can not start the bios or the start-up menu pressing Enter

Ok, I've been able to access the BIOS with the following procedure:http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-access-the-bios-on-a-windows-8-computer/ Winkey+C > PC Settings > General > Advanced Startrup > Restart Now > > > UEFI Settings But this is only a temporary solution. What will happen if I can not start Windows and I need to access the Startup for recovery purposes?, or to boot from a USB device?  I would like to have a solution to normally access the Startup Options pressing the Enter key. Thank You  

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I have system error: The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: tvtumon My computer has all pathes and latest rivers installed. Why this driver die?

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My Surface Pro 4 is I month old. Always started right up Suddenly won't start even when plugged in overnight. Are there any techniques for correcting?

Answer:My Surface Pro 4 won't start. All of a sudden I push Start Button and nothing. Plugged in overnight.

Hi! Welcome to Windows Central! Here's some suggestions from MS that might help! If not, I would think you are still in warranty
If you need more help, please join the forum! http://forums.windowscentral.com/e?l...token=WKd69as4 Join the Windows Central Community!

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I've been having trouble for a little while now. But just when I started up, I got something that worried me a little more( refer to attachment). Lately, the Programs listed in the Start tab will not open. I have to open the Task Manager to start my files. Also, as of late, when I try to organize files, such as photos and such, they act funny and jerk around to other spots. This happens with both single and multiple files, and it also occurs within the Bookmarks tab( I use Firefox). Sometimes even my text will go out of order in the text box( it just occurred within the Topic Title box). I also have another dilemma. After I bootup and login, I always get a box that talks about a search interface in dynamiclinklibrary wlanapi.dlll. I'm almost positive it has to do with D-Link, my home networking, but I'm not sure what to do. it started after I installed Service Pack 3. I will get a screenshot on the next bootup, the popup mentioned above distracted me from getting it.And more, these are taken from a previous topic of mine that was closed because I thought I had a virus problem, I'm pretty sure it's gone now, so I'll post it.: Whenever I have a bunch of tabs open, or when one of the tabs is especially slow, my computer will shut right down and flash the blue screen. This happens all the time, and sometimes a couple times a day. Whenever I boot up afterwards, it says that my computer has recovered from a serious system error. That serious system error ha... Read more

Answer:Computer Errors, Programs in Start will not start, freaky file behavior and more.

<<I've been having trouble for a little while now.>>

<<And more, these are taken from a previous topic of mine that was closed because I thought I had a virus problem, I'm pretty sure it's gone now...>>

If you really believe that the malware problem is gone...why are you posting details about it now? OTOH...if you have malware issues, we need to move this from the XP forum to those who are qualified to deal with malware issues.

Have you tried a clean install of XP...to try to focus on the source of your system problems?

That would also pretty much eliminate the possibility of malware carryover.

System manufacturer and model, please?

Louis

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The start screen interface of Windows 8, as well as the improved versions in Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Featured Update, let you pin apps or programs to it so that you can open them quickly from there.

Designed specifically for touch-screen devices, it has its limitations and usability issues on devices without touch. While I do use it for a couple of things, search for example if I do not have a start menu app installed at the time, I do not really use it as an application or program launcher. The icon that I click on the most when I'm there is the Desktop icon which leads to the system's desktop interface.

One of the things that is not well designed in my opinion is that you cannot really customize the Start Screen interface much.

While Windows 8.1 introduced an option to use your desktop wallpaper there, it is very limited in terms of what you can place on it, and where you can place those elements.

Start Screen Unlimited is an interesting piece of software, and the main reason why that is the case is that it adds features to Windows 8's start interface., making it more useful in the process.

The program is available as a Lite and Deluxe version. The core differences between both versions are that you can only use the Deluxe version in a commercial environment, and that you get to use access to 3D menus that you can use. Plus, you get free support, automatic updates and new features before free users do.

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Answer:Start Screen Unlimited adds features to Windows 8′s Start interface

Seems legit, gonna try this app, thanks !
 

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I keep getting an information message, 
The start type of the Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service service was changed from auto start to demand start.
Last hour :8227 24 hours: 149657 days: 27,207
My notification area on my taskbar is flashing continually, and sometimes I get weird flashes on the screen.
I've tried to disable the service, and it won't.  Is anyone able to help?

Answer:Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service was changed from auto start to demand start

Hi  jimr56 ,
Please try booting into safe mode with networking and check if the problem exists.Try and update the system BIOS from support.dell.com and the chipset, video and touchpad drivers just to be sure that there are no outdated drivers. Also run diagnostic from F12  and share the results.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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I keep getting an information message, 
The start type of the Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service service was changed from auto start to demand start.
Last hour :8227 24 hours: 149657 days: 27,207
My notification area on my taskbar is flashing continually, and sometimes I get weird flashes on the screen.
I've tried to disable the service, and it won't.  Is anyone able to help?

Answer:Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service was changed from auto start to demand start

Hi  jimr56 ,
Please try booting into safe mode with networking and check if the problem exists.Try and update the system BIOS from support.dell.com and the chipset, video and touchpad drivers just to be sure that there are no outdated drivers. Also run diagnostic from F12  and share the results.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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I've checked everywhere and can't locate my issue.  Running Vista Business 64Bit and OCCASIONALLY the slsvc service will not start automatically.  I am able to start in in CMD using "net service start slsvc" with no errors however whenever
I restart my computer (valid key attached) there's a 50 percent chance the slsvc will not start automatically.  I did confirm that it is set to AUTOMATIC in services.  I did today have the same issue and was able to restart the slsvc.  I also
ran the diagnostic tool and came up with the following:
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Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Status: Genuine
Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-44RF6-DFTTQ-MYF26
Windows Product Key Hash: DBCYizWBwaZghm6KgVBka7g5htE=
Windows Product ID: 89584-OEM-7203986-19527
Windows Product ID Type: 8
Windows License Type: COA SLP
Windows OS version: 6.0.6001.2.00010100.1.0.006
ID: {E4104B91-768C-4ABA-85E8-6185B107C2FC}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows Vista (TM) Business
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 6001.vistasp1_gdr.101014-0432
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->... Read more

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Briefly:
My old system hasn't been powered on for about a year. Problem was the onboard video failed (I think)

Recently replaced it with a video card from another system (riva TNT) and bought some memory (system wouldn't boot, determined that the memory was bad)

Now the system booted but win2K wouldn't work. No problem I have XP now...

After multiple error during the xp install I finally got through it...only the computer will only boot in safe mode..

Initially thought it was a hardare conflict so I booted in safe mode with networking and systematically cleared all the yellow ??? in device manager

Still will not boot normally

Checked event log got the following error:
Event 7026: The following boot-start or system-start drivers failed to load:

Amdk7
fips

Searched the net found a M$ support about it

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=306458

couldn't find amdk7.sys but managed to update the driver over the net, now its there...yet I get the same error

I did the regedit described but no folder called "parameters"

Made one....didn't work....deleted the value
added the key to my available folder....didn't work

I'm at wits end....I've been working on this (off and on) for a month

Can anyone help with this one?????
 

Answer:Event 7026: The following boot-start or system-start drivers failed to load: Amdk7

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The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: i8042prt Any ideas?  Thanks in advance.  - Larry  -----------------------------------------------------------Lenovo 3000 H210 Desktop, Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit, Intel E5200 Duo Core, 4GB RAM, 320 GB Hard Drive

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Major network problems

Been scouring the web for the NativeWifi Filter drivers for windows 7

Cannot start my WLAN Auto Config Service due to NativeWifi Filter not installed/unable to start

It keeps giving me an error saying that it doesn't exist so I restarted and now it's not even listed in the non plug-and-play section in device manager with hidden devices shown

had no problem starting up NDIS Usermode I/O Portal as per advice in other threads where it is stated to start BOTH NDIS Usermode etc. AND NativeWifi Filter

But mine has somehow disappeared from the list and would not start before that point

It was a code 24 IIRC "The device is not present, is nor not working properly or does not have all its drivers installed" - pulled that from another service that does not work

Qos Packet Scheduler is also not functioning (where I got the error from which is the same as I WAS getting with NativeWifi Filter)

If anyone has the drivers to either of these that would be greatly appreciated as I cannot use the net on my computer, so am using my brothers for anything internet related atm

Cheers =)

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Hello,

Has anyone ran into the Event ID in the Title?
(Event ID: 7026, Message: The Following boot-start or System-start Driver(s) failed to load: TMEBC)

The user is getting CHKDSK every time they boot up the machine and it fails within seconds of it starting.
I removed the Scheduled task under the AutoChk area in the Task Scheduler.

Anyone have anything on this driver or able to assist?

Zach

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I've been having problems with my computer the past few months restarting on its own due to system error. I checked the event log and it keeps showing this same problem. "The following boot-start or system drivers failed to load: Lbd" I'm running windows xp.
 

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Last night, when I was using my computer with both battery and AC Adapter. I plugged out  and took my compter to the outside of my room. When I came back again, and plugged in. The symbol on my computer show that only the battery worked. I did not care because I was busy at that time. But after one hour, when the battery went to 0%, my computer turned off. From then on, it can never start. Who can help me? Otherwise who can tell me how sent it to factory to repair? PS: I bought it 8 monthes ago.

Answer:Plug in NO START, Battery can start, AC adapter works. (Y560)

try to remove the battery and start-up computer with only ac-power.

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When I allow Win 7 to load normally, all actions are very slow. Takes 15-20 sec to bring up Google in newest Explorer. Frequently hangs-website not responding. If I load system in safe mode with network support, runs very fast (1-2 sec ot open Google) No hangs. I get error message with normal load to run CHKDSK but when CHKDSK starts, a message appears that CHKDSK is terminated. I have gone through a complex process using a emergency restart disk to start CHKDSK from a command line and the response is not normal. My computer is a Lenovo T60.I have completed memory check and it is good.

Answer:Win7 Very slow normal start, Safe start with Net -fast

Hello Buddypup and welcome to Seven Forums.

Couple of things you can try. If you haven't already done so, run a full scan with your anti-virus of choice. Even if it comes back clean (no malware found) I'd then run an on-demand scanner like Malwarebytes, ESET Online Scanner, SuperAntispyware, etc. I'd next perform some basic "housekeeping" chores by running Disk Cleanup and Disk Defragmenter. If you're still having issues I'd move on to a Clean Boot (AKA: Clean Startup.)

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

And finally, I'd look through this troubleshooting guide prepared by one of the Forum experts. It offers some additional things to try.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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The latest 'Building Windows 8' video shared with the public appears to reveal a completely overhauled Start Menu UI, and also unveils a new flavor of the Start Screen UI that was first demoed in early June 2011.

As the Windows 8 development process moves forward, Microsoft offers more and more glimpses of not just the platform?s under-the-hood evolution, but also of the next generation look and feel of the operating system.

The software giant already made it clear that it will be adapting concepts such as Metro UI and Ribbon / Fluent UI for the next major iteration of Windows.

In the first public demonstration of Windows 8 the company showcased the new Metro-based Start Screen, an alternative to the traditional Windows interface when the OS runs on touch-enabled next generation devices, but not only.Click to expand...

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Video
 

Answer:Windows 8 Metro UI Start Menu and New Start Screen UI Revealed

save lot time about this new feature on windows 8.
 

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hi guys!!
can anyone help me with my problem? i had a desktop pc. i shut down the computer and when i start it again the desktop icons, taskbar and startbottun does not show anymore.. but fortunately the pc is not hanging. i can still use the task manager in opening some file... please help me!!!!

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I used the Classic start menu (trial) and my start button dissappeared. What will i do now

Answer:Used Classic Start Menu trial & W7 Start Button disappeared

Is there anything showing at the bottom of your screen?If not, slowly pass the cursor toward the bottom of the screen to see if the taskbar then shows. If so, right click on it and untick "autohide the taskbar."

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The following boot-start or system start drivers failed (how to remove) or find what is calling these items.
 
firstly, I uninstalled avg last year, it did not uninstall properly, so I used their uninstall tool, which decided everything on that drive was avg program and started deleting all my installed programs ,I was watching it happen in front of my eyes and couldnt believe it, IT TOOK ME AGES TO REINSTALL EVERYTHING.
 
anyways, so far as to my knowledge I have removed all traces of avg (EVIL PROGRAM) from my system including avg entries on registry.
 
but, in event viewer (administrative events) I see an error
"The following boot-start or system start drivers failed "
Avgdiska
AVGIDSDriver
AVGIDSHA
Avgldx64
Avgloga
Avgmfx64
Avgrkx64
Avgtdia
Avguniva
 
What is still calling these to be loaded and how can I remove them/solve this error
 
 
 

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System


 

 


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Provider


 

 

 

[ Name]

Service Control Manager

 

 

 

[ Guid]

{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}

 

 

 

[ EventSourceName]

Service Control Manager



 

 


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EventID
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Answer:The following boot-start or system start drivers failed (how to remove)

You can remove them manually from your system services.
 
Copy these lines into a new text file. (right click desktop, create new text file)

sc delete Avgdiska
sc delete AVGIDSDriver
sc delete AVGIDSHA
sc delete Avgldx64
sc delete Avgloga
sc delete Avgmfx64
sc delete Avgrkx64
sc delete Avgtdia
sc delete Avguniva
Save it.
Now rename that file rem.bat
Accept the file type change warning
Right click it and Run as Administrator
They are now removed from the service control manager configuration.
 
Is the problem resolved?

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Let me be somewhat specific. I want my Windows 10 startup and operation to appear as much like Windows XP Pro as possible.
I do not use ANY social media aps, and the CLOUD type things that are available. I do not want them to take space on the HD either, and I would like to control the updates so that these things do not download to the PC either.
OK, I am NEW to Win10 and have what I am told is a SMALL HD, 32gigs is not small to me, but windows keeps taking away HD space. The actual OS part is less than 8gig, but it is eating up another 10 gig of the HD. Maybe there is no way to accomplish this, BUT I must examine this.
I have 2 identical Dell micro 3050. the auto updates keep taking away HD space. The start screen things (icons) have been made invisible, so they boot to the desktop now. No password needed, and no Outlook account either.
OK folks, you can shoot at the messenger now. I am willing to let the basic OS update, but don't need all the application update to download and never leave. I would manually delete stuff if I knew what was not tied to the actual Win10 os.

Answer:Disable & remove ALL Start Start screen aps to make Windows 10 look like XP

Classic Shell may be what you are looking for.

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I have a fairly new Lenovo U310 that has been nothing but problems since I purchased it. Recently, it has been taking a long time to start up and when it finally hits the desktop, an error message pops up that says "Your system does not appear to have Intel Rapid Start Technology enabled." I hit 'OK' but there's not apparent way to fix this problem. I've tried downloading the IRST drivers from Intel, but trying to install them give me the error message saying that my system can't support the item. Help?

Answer:Intel Rapid Start Technology - Error Message upon start-up

Have you enabled Rapid Start Technology in the BIOS? If it is turned off, IRST gives the error message that the technology is missing. MikeJameson wrote:I have a fairly new Lenovo U310 that has been nothing but problems since I purchased it. Recently, it has been taking a long time to start up and when it finally hits the desktop, an error message pops up that says "Your system does not appear to have Intel Rapid Start Technology enabled." I hit 'OK' but there's not apparent way to fix this problem. I've tried downloading the IRST drivers from Intel, but trying to install them give me the error message saying that my system can't support the item. Help? 

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Hi,

I am hoping people on the forum can help me. Got a Dell XPS M1550 last year January. Everything was fine until today. It's a North American machine, but I was in England for an exchange and currently am, and I think Dell warranty on Hardware is 1 year anyway so really no point after 3 months into the second year. (The region just incase power has anything to do with but its been fine the past 6 months so I don't see how it might).

In any case, I was away last night, and when I came back, my computer was on because I left it to run a McAfee virus check. When I was leaving it had 34GB of free space on HDD, but when I checked it when I returned it was at 59.1GB.

After I turned of the computer later in the day and took it with me to a different city I connected it again and turned it on. From that point it went directly to the windows welcome screen with windows logo and Windows 7 text loading, but not going anywhere. Eventually it restarted giving me 2 options: Either go into start-up repair or start windows normally. When I start it normally, same thing happens, when I go into system repair, it is stuck at a black screen with a mouse cursor. It won't boot safe mode or any other mode, giving me error screens... (Either {Fatal ... Error} or STOP: 0x0000007B error. I've had an HP fail on me last year with Vista and it was a motherboard failure, I am afraid this may be the same thing again although I am not sure...

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Answer:Windows Stuck in Start Screen or Start-Up Repair Mode

Welcome!

Fortunately, you can still create a repair disc, using method 2 of this tutorial: System Repair Disc - Create

Just download the ISO and burn it.

Try booting to the repair disc, and try a System Restore: System Restore

Good luck!
~JK

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Hello,

_sometimes_ my sattelite A660-10x (PSAW3E) wont start.
I turn it on, you hear the fan coming up, on screen you see blinking cursor on left top screen, than it sort of jumps more to left and top more into corner and stops. Nothing happens, after a while i turn off the laptop.
If i do this 3-5 times eventually it starts. Sometimes it starts on first attempt.

What i tried:
Reinstalling the PC from disc partition with Win7
Taking out HDD into my desktop PC and running CHKDSC with scanning and repairing errors.
Cleaning up the whole PC from dust, fans etc.
Pulling out/in battery/AC
Memory check (RAM)
Processor power management change the minimum processor state from 5% to 100%

I understand PC well but so far have no idea what can cause this. The only thing what comes to mind is that the partition at start of the disc has errors which i cant reach since there is boot partition, original-installation partition, and the rest which is the only one i cant reach with CHKDSC.
What i heard that someone tried is changing the Motherboard battery (the small round one), can it be it?

It doesnt seem to be disc or LCD problem, nor RAM memory.

Answer:Satellite A660-10X sometimes wont start - black screen at start-up

> I turn it on, you hear the fan coming up, on screen you see blinking cursor on left top screen, than it sort of jumps more to left and top more into corner and stops. Nothing happens, after a while i turn off the laptop.

Flashing cursor in the left upper corner is a known sign and could be related to faulty HDD or RAM memory problems.

Memory check could be performed and from my experience such memory checks provide approximately correct results. But even if the memory check would not find any RAM problems, it could be still an RAM related issue.

Of course, I cannot say for sure, if its RAM related issue or maybe its related to another faulty part.
Fact is that such issue is caused by hardware problems and in worst case the motherboard would need to be replaced.

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ok this is my problem, i had major problemes with my pc, first started with shuting down, then it wouldent start at all, so i tryed to start it useing BIOS, it worked so i decied to format my pc and i did that, then it shut down druing the instalation of XP, so i had to restart everything format it again and well install xp again, and now the pc wont start up, well if this is any help at all when i turn the pc on it starts when it comes to the windows xp logo loading it restarts, then when it starts again i get the option to start it normaly, last good conf, safe mode etc i try everything and only safe mode works, so im realy stuck cant get my head around it. if anyone could help me out i would be greatfull.-Thanks you

Answer:i format my pc and now it wont start, allthought it will start in safe mode:S

Have you attempted to install it again? If not, I would try that first. It may have just been a bad install. If it fails a second time, download memtest86 and test your RAM. Also, download your hard drive manufacturer's diagnostic disc and check the health of the hard disk.Try those three things. Install again, test memory, test hard disk. If it still has issues we'll go from there.

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Of late when I am powering on my PC, the power LED on the cabinet blinks but the HDD LED doesn't. The monitor displays, NO SIGNAL.
Then when I restart the PC and when it finally boots, I go to the Event Viewer and find this entry

The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: atc

My PC Config:
ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 MoBo
AMD FX 6100 CPU
Corsair Vengeance 8 Gigs RAM
Crucial MX 100 256 GB SSD
500+160 Seagate HDDs
ATI Radeon HD5450 GPU

Kindly advise what does the above error mean and how do I resolve it

Thanks

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OK, so I have a new Dell XPS M1330 notebook running vista home premium and an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG and I can't connect to any wireless networks...

The wireless switch is booted up in the on position. I go to windows network diagnostic and it says that I need to Start Windows Wireless Service, but this won't start and I'm simply told "Windows cannot resolve your problem".

I have found this link, Windows Wireless Service? - Windows BBS and vista-windows wireless service can't start...... - TechNet Forums and have attempted this technet fix and changed the reg value from 3 to 2:






1. regedit
2. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE]\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ndisuio
3. Change Start to "0x000000002 (2)"
4. Restart



but this hasn't fixed the issue.

Similarly I have found this link regarding Zero Configuration, How do I start the Wireless Zero Configuration? and have gotten the first step done but have stalled at the the service labelled WLAN AutoConfig.
In Services, the service's startup type is set to Automatic but Service status is "stopped". When I go to "Start the Service" it returns me with an error that:






Windows could not start the WLAN AutoConfig service on Local Computer.

Error 126: The specified module could not be found.



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Answer:WLAN AutoConfig won't start | Windows Wireless Service won't start....

I have the EXACT same problem (but with a Dell M1530) and have tried the exact same thing with no success. I think I got the problem from an update Microsoft sent me. I have heard the only way to fix it is to reinstall Vista. HELP!

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my friend bought a computer for 100.00 and when he got home he couldnt' get nothing but the start of Windows xp on it. (I know, he already feels pretty bad about not checking it out first) anyway

He wanted to no if I could help him so I told him I would trry. Here's whats going on
It is a compaq computer and when I got it there was a disk in it that soimeone eveidently tried to burn windows xp pro on but didn't do it right. The computer comes on and says it is continueing setup then wants the xp disk, but when you put it in it says it is missing all the files and I don't think this guy had a product niumber or nothing, anyway my friend got screwed. Here's what I would like to do

How do I take off what is already on the computer the start of xp, like by using fdisk or somethning and then I am going to put windows 98 on the computer for him. If I can fdisk it to repartition and format then use my windows 98 cd-rom.

I guess I have to get to the BIOS somehow to get it to boot to the floppy drive so I can get fdisk up. if so how do I get to the BIOS cause youi turn on the computer and it goes through some stuff then goes to the setup again but cannot finish because of the problems I listed above. I want to no how to wipe it all off and start over to put the windows 98 on.

Can someone help??
 

Answer:Solved: Windows ?? my friend got the shaft- XP start can't finish-how do I start over?

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When i got home today didn't my computer work, my girlfriend has been the last one using it. So don't know how things were just before the shutdown or anything.

when i turn on the computer i get to the screen where "touch bios" is and where i can see the options like Bios settings, boot menu, xpress recovery.
but i cant press anything, and after about two seconds on that screen the PC shuts down again.

The keyword lights up so there is a responds on it, but just doesn't work to press anything before it shuts down.

I've got BSOD upto several times a day for a few months time.
believe that my computer is affected by some virus or something is delaying my computer. might be an combination of several things.

I got no external things hugged up to the stationeer computer right now.

it is a windows 7 x64 machine.

usually when i get issues i can access advanced boot up or bios, but can neither in this case..
I wonder if it might be a hardware issue.
If so what do you think it might be?
and how can i diagnose the problem when i can't do anything with the machine?

thanks
/jakup

Answer:Computer doesn't start cant get into bios or advanced start up setting

Would you please fill in,your systems specifications?

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Hi I have a clean install of windows 10 with bootcamp on a macbook 13 early 2015 using the iso downloaded from microsoft. I've also enabled compact os.

I have this same problem: Windows 10 Search can't find ANY applications. Even calculator - Super User it seems.

Win+S doesn't find native applications like Edge, Calculator or anything that I installed, like Skype.

I tried everything I found on the internet, running the search troubleshooter (it doesn't find anything wrong), deleting that registry key, using that powershell command to reinstall native apps, rebuilding the index, setting the correct en-us language everywhere, creating a new user to see if the search works there (it doesn't).
I also disabled Cortana, no change, Search behaves the same.

Search finds internal windows stuff, like everything in control panel, just not things in Start Menu.
To be clear, I'm not talking about File Explorer search, that works. Just Start Menu Search, using Win+S.

Answer:Windows 10 Start Search can't find stuff in Start Menu

Start menu search not finding applications?
Would you care to read thru that thread and see if anything helps? And assuming yours is the same symptom - I know nothing about bootcamp- please join that thread.

Key to this is search indexing working and no changes (deletions) being made to what's indexed.

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Users missing old-time Start button in Windows 8, try Win8 Start Button. The button like most other applications tries to restore all familiar menus and options in Windows 8.
Just head over to the download page and install the application. Once installed, a familiar Windows Start orb appears in the lower left corner of your computer screen. Like the traditional Start menu, Windows 8 Start button displays two-pane Start menu which provides easy access to all your Windows programs (Documents, folders, etc).
The Windows 8 StartButton's menu displays commands for search, run, and Help. Besides, it has a Shut Down option too. Right-clicking on the orb brings up the application settings. Here, you can select a particular Start menu style. Start menu style options available are, Classic WindowsWindows XPWindows 7
Win8 Start Button can be downloaded from here.
Also see Freeware to add Start Menu or Start Button to Windows 8.

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Windows8 Pro laptop wont start and just cycles on and off every few seconds.  Removed battery and AC and held power button for 30 seconds, replace AC and battery with same results.  Never boots long enough to get any screen info. Ideas? 

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Title says it all, but why? Last time I was using Windows 7 it was still working fine. Now I noticed it stopped working when I upgraded to Windows 10. I'm not bothered by this but I'm just asking if this is normal?

Answer:Start Button on my keyboard won't trigger to open start menu

Does the keyboard have a key to block start menu usage. So called game mode.

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I've looked around the internet for anyone who had a problem like this but
i havent found a single forum anywhere that helps so..

I run 64-bit windows vista and recently i downloaded Grand Chase to it.
The first day it worked just fine but today after experiencing some heavy lag
spikes,i restarted my computer and when i tried to open grandchase from the
desktop shortcut(Ran as administer)The desktop just froze.So i tried running it from
the start menu but it did the same,only when i tried to click anything in the start menu
after trying to run Grand Chase,it just gave me a "bing" sound.The only solution to unfreezing
the two is to log off and back onto my computer but Grand Chase still wont work.

I dont think it's the game itself but rather my computer,since i had this same issue before
with yahoo messenger but i cant remember what i did,if anything,to fix it but Yahoo messenger
works just fine now..System restore is out of the question,since the last checkpoint it's made was
sometime in 2011 which i used once before and was basically restored back to a horrible point where
i had alot of viruses and things ran extremely slow with no norton security or anything to help it..

Anybody have some ideas..?I'm able to reinstall the game via safe mode but when i go back to
normal mode it's the same story retold from point A.
 

Answer:Computer desktop/start menu freeze when i try to start certain programs

You can try installing Game Booster and running Grand Chase via Game Booster, and see if that helps.
 

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BASIC INFO
I have Windows Ultimate (x64).
I use the Asus Suite II supplied with my Asus Asus P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 Motherboard (which I like for fan and temperature monitoring)

PROBLEM
Ai Suite II always loads BUT "on screen" it is messy during loading because a seemingly AI Suite bar sized white artefact appears top left of screen for 10- 20 seconds before disappearing when the AI suite icon appears in the notification tray. Sometimes a white square also appears temporarily.

TEST OBSERVATIONS
I have noted that if I exit Ai Suite II and reload via the Asus AI suite supplied Shortcut I never get these artefacts AND the suite loads instantaneously (I note however Asus uses AI Suite II.exe via the shortcut
but via the Asus installed Task Schedule it open via "AsRoutineController.exe -open"

I have also tried unloading AI Suite II and AsRoutineController.exe and loading AsRoutineController.exe and it too loads cleanly and almost instantaneously.

I note Asus loads 3 apps via Task Scheduler names:
Asus AI Suite II Execute
Asus DigiVRM Help
USB 3.0 Boost Service"

MY QUESTIONS.
Please can anybody advise me.
1) Why does Asus use the Task scheduler instead of loading via the normal Windows Startup procedures?
2) Could it be so each can be easily disabled if required) and is that the ONLY reason?
3) what is the -open switch in the command line?

IMPORTANT QUESTION
4) Is there ANY good reason why I should not disable the AI Suite II in the Task Schedule... Read more

Answer:Asus Ai Suite II -is it OK to change Scheduled Start to Windows Start

There should be no problem, as you should be able to change it back. Make a restore point before you proceed.

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Dell E510 Intell Pentium D, 1g memory, WinXP

I have been having a problem starting my computer from the tower.Called Dell* the first time but it just happened to start up while I was talking to them. They said I probably pushed the button on a slant?
Well it has happened twice since. I shut down normally last night & this morning pushed the start button (made sure I wasn't "slanted") same thing . I get a flashing orange light and then a voice that says "Press repeat button to receive setup instructions".

Where is a repeat button? I have held the start button in for a minimum of 3 minutes but it won't shut off. Pulled power & let it sit for 15 min. & tried again..flashing orange. So I just let it continue flashing and this time it finally shut off. Went to start again..walla..it started! Now this is the third time and I am afraid the next time it won't start ever.
Someone out there able to help?

*Was surprised at Dell trying to sell me tech help in North America so I could get faster response time & a North American. This was before they would start to answer my question!
 

Answer:Can't start, tower has flashing orange light on start button,

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Start Menu or Start Screen won?t close after clicking a tile of Windows 7 Games. I installed the Windows 7 Games on a Windows 10 machine. It works on the main (admin) account. It, however, has this glitch on a non-admin account, when opening one of the games on the Start Screen (or Menu: I tried both), that Start stays there after opening the program:

With right clicking and opening as admin (on the second non-admin account), the program, or one of them don?t open at all.

One other thing is, I installed the software on the admin account. Windows 10 is set to Dutch. The program folder is in English on the admin account, however. The folder is called ?Games?.

On the other account, the folder is in Dutch: the folder is called ?Onstpanning?.

I did not install on the second account, because one doesn?t have to, after having it installed on the main account, right?

Answer:Start Menu or Start Screen won’t close after clicking tile

I just tried on my own Windows 10 machine, but I have the exact same problem. My main account is in English.

The programs worked perfectly fine on Windows 8 with a second account. I will try other programs to see if the same problem occurs.

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hi,

I am currently making a device specific module for microsoft MPIO. I have successfully installed the mpio and my own DSM. However, during start-up, an error message comes out saying: "At least one service or driver failed during system startup. Use Event Viewer to examine the event log for details."

When I checked the event log, it says:

The following boot-start or system-start driver failed to load: TrailNavi

TrailNavi is the name of the device specific module that i am making. I am currently using a 32bit server with Windows 2003 OS.

I am trying to test my DSM, but could not do so because the driver can't be loaded..

Any help would be great..
 

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

bump
 

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Hi,

Can someone please help me? I'm a first-time forum user

I've got an Acer Aspire laptop here that has decided to stop loading/starting up.

When I turn the power button on:
- I can see the Acer logo screen (and also get into setup if I press F2)
- The cursor (_) blinks once or twice
- Then the screen just goes black/blank and stays that way

Twice (when I have left power on at the black screen), I have eventually seen this Windows Boot Manager message (maybe after 5 minutes each time):

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1.Insert your Windows installation disc and restart the computer.
2.Choose your language settings, and then click "Next".
3.Click "Repair your computer."

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

Status: 0xc000000f

Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.
Unfortunately, I do not have the Windows installation disk.

I have tried using a System Repair Disk (on DVD, burnt from another laptop with same OS)....but got stuck when the broken laptop didn't detect or couldn't read the disk.

I also tried the Alt+F10 system recovery, but after 20 minutes on the "Please wait a moment..." screen, I gave up and turned the power off.

Please help. Thanks.

Answer:Acer won't start, Black screen / Windows failed to start

Hello noob and welcome to Seven Forums.

Can you get into Safe Mode via the Advanced Boot Options menu? If yes, you can check for damaged or corrupt system files by running a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two in the SFC tutorial.) If problems are found, run the scan 3 times and reboot the computer after each scan.

Safe Mode

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Another possibility from Safe Mode is to try rolling back your computer to a date/time prior to this problem occuring using a system restore point.

System Restore

If the above desn't help, one of the Forum experts prepared a troubleshooting guide for failure to start issues.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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It is much easier to start a program through the Start>Run dialog rather than through the start menu.

You can start any program from using the Start > Run dialog. Digital Quest shows you how.

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Ok pretty much the most dense person you will ever likely to meet when it comes to things like this. but will try my best to explain.

Couple of days ago my laptop froze on me resulting on me having to turn it off and start it again by the power button. When I started it again the message below appeared.


WINDOWS ERROR RECOVERY
Windows failed to start . A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.
If windows files have been damaged or configured in incorrectly, start up repair can help and diagnose the problem, if power was interrupted during start up, choose start windows normally.

-Launch Start up repair (recommended)
-Start windows normally

When I press Launch Start up repair it goes to a screen with a big cursor (which you can move around) but nothing else happens.
When I pressed on the start windows normally setting it went through to the windows logo whilst starting up but then stalls at this point.

My question is, is it easy to fix & if not where is the best place to take it to get fixed. Said I was pretty dense :p

Thanks for looking

Dean

Answer:Satellite C660D froze and does not start - Windows failed to start

>My question is, is it easy to fix & if not where is the best place to take it to get fixed. Said I was pretty dense

I think its easy to fix but you would need an Toshiba Recovery disk.
Did you create one in the past?

If not, try to start the HDD recovery: power up the unit, press F8. Now choose Repair my Computer.
Now new Window should open and here you should choose Toshiba HDD recovery option. This would set the notebook back to factory settings.

In case this isn?t possible, you would need to boot from a recovery disk to reinstall the system.

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hello.

I wanted to add some programs to the top of the left side of the start menu (free space on the screenshoot). I have read about the "Pin to Start List" if you rightclick while holding shift. But this seems not to be working anymore!?!?! Is there another possibility to customize this list or to re-add the function?
I don't want to use "recently added apps" or something like that ...

greets.christian

Answer:Customize the left side of the Start menu - Pin to Start List?

Hello Christian,

That would be the "Most used" group on your Start menu.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html

You can't add anything to "Most used" since it'll only show recent apps, but you can add or remove items in All apps if you like.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

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Title says it all, but why? Last time I was using Windows 7 it was still working fine. Now I noticed it stopped working when I upgraded to Windows 10. I'm not bothered by this but I'm just asking if this is normal?

Answer:Start Button on my keyboard won't trigger to open start menu

Does the keyboard have a key to block start menu usage. So called game mode.

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Hello, I'm running Win XP Pro SP3 on a Lenovo T42, which was running fine.  When I boot now, only 25 services start up, and I cant get to Internet or run some key apps. When I use Services.MSC to show the services, many Automatic services are not running. When I try to start Network Connections, for example, I get Error 1068, 'The dependency service or group failed to start.' When I try to run System Restore from MSConfig, I get 'System Restore is Not Able to Protect Your Computer'.I've tried various configurations under MSConfig?General and the results are the same.Any ideas are appreciated.  Thanks....BT

Answer:XP Services dont start up; get Error 1068 when try to manually start them.

You can read through these Microsoft Knowledge based articles which may resolve some of you issues 
 
 
1) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827328
 
2)http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888016

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In the right panel of the Start Menu, you have a link to your user profile, documents, my computer, pictures, music, etc. However, if you enable the predefined links by customizing the Start Menu, they seem to appear in a predefined order that you can't change by simply dragging and dropping. Is there a registry hack to change the order in which they appear? For the sake of argument, let's say I want to move the "Pictures" folder to be the topmost menu item above the link to my user profile.

Also, is there some way to pin a folder to the Start Menu, yet have it work like a cascading menu displaying its folder contents?

Answer:How to reorder the navigation start panel links in Start Menu

Can't be done ... or at least nobody's found a way yet. Too much is set up within the encrypted stylesheets that are the heart of the Windows 7 system.

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Answer:The following boot-start or system start drivers failed (how to remove)

You can remove them manually from your system services.

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My brand new Dell laptop keeps losing its active window focus. I have tried to pinpoint the problem to a service or startup and did not find anything specific.
I am now checking the System logs and I see things like :
The Windows Modules Installer Service changes every couple of seconds its start mode from demand to auto and from auto to demand. There are almost 20 changes from one state to the other in 2 minutes.
The Computer browser service starts/stops several times in a few minutes.
The Multimedia Class Scheduler service starts/stops every 3 or 4 minutes.
Is this normal ? How do I troubleshoot this ?


Following with my previous post, here is from my log just a couple of minutes ago


Code:

Information 24-Jul-11 06:42:02 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:37:01 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:32:51 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:27:50 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:24:28 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:19:26 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:15:08 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:10:06 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None
Information 24-Jul-11 06:09:57 AM Service Control Manager 7036 None

Each one of this is the Multimedia Class Scheduler service that enters the stopped state and the following is the same service entering the running state. Here is the full ... Read more

Answer:services start/stop or change from autostart to demand start

You might want to check in Event Viewer for some clues, but as it's a brand new computer I think you need to contact Dell Support as well.

If you want more information on any particular event, just select the Details tab.

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I am trying to resolve two problems one is on in my event viewer only; and first started on the 26/11/09 it is as follows:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Service Control Manager
Event Category: None
Event ID: 7026
Date: 06/12/2009
Time: 09:04:34
User: N/A
Computer: USER-B3A7BA2F25
Description:
The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
ViaIde

At that time I had installed some Windows updates, problems often seem to start after Windows updates!.

The second problem also appears in the even viewer, but I am aware it has happened during start up. The system can not find or load the user profile,
This happens at random and can be several days or weeks apart
event viewer details are:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Userenv
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1511
Date: 03/12/2009
Time: 20:19:22
User: USER-B3A7BA2F25\Tony
Computer: USER-B3A7BA2F25
Description:
Windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off.

With the first problem ViaIde failed to load; I have followed Microsoft link, Googled it, and not really seen much information that will help. I have run the scf/scannow without success. Any ideas and help would be appreciated

The second problem of profile loading, I had associated with the Kaspersky internet security suite. They asked me to remove some conflicting software and the problem did stop, but returned a few... Read more

Answer:boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

Hi, It's all a little disappointing, it would seem no one here has an answer either.

The user profile problem does for the time being seems to have stopped, since the last Windows update, but I am not holding my breath as this happend before and then it retunes again.

I am left with just the "The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: ViaIde, problem to resolve........if anyone does have a clue ?

regards Tmax
 

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I found this file and a few others in the start up registry that concern me. Biggest issue is it looks like it is giving a "Anonymous User" full permissions potentially allowing them to access my computer.C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\Lenovo Transition\Transition.exeCan anyone tell me if this file is safe or should I disable it and remove it.Thanks  

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Switched to the XP-ish Classic Start Menu, plus Adjust for Best Performance, in the usual prescribed way, no third-party interface-modifiers. All looks & works fine except that the Start button itself looks like TWO buttons -- one atop the other and just slightly out of alignment (screenshot here).

Nothing?s malfunctioning, but it sure looks silly. I haven?t done anything unusual, apart from docking the taskbar on the right side of the screen. What could be causing this, and how can I un-cause it? Would Classic Shell fix this?

Grateful for any clues.

Answer:Classic Start Menu: Start Button appears doubled

Which classic start menu software are you using?

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I'm running the RTM on a netbook and have noticed that, unlike in Windows 7/8/8.1, I'm no longer able to hit Start and type in an executable. I have a bunch of portable apps that I typically type in and pull up. Now, the Start menu search pulls up ever OTHER file except the executable. It's very annoying and don't see why this shouldn't work.

What's worse, is if I pin the app to the start menu, it doesn't search it then. Say, I pin "puttyportable.exe" as a shortcut (and rename it to just PuTTY) to the start menu. Typing in "putty" gives me nothing - just the same associated files that were in the puttyportable folder (ini files, etc).

Is anyone else experiencing this? I've already rebooted and rebuild the index. Thanks.

EDIT: according to the feedback app, a lot are experiencing this. Really hoping they change this behavior.

Answer:Not able to search executables or pinned Start apps from Start menu

marriedgeek said:

Is anyone else experiencing this? I've already rebooted and rebuild the index. Thanks.

EDIT: according to the feedback app, a lot are experiencing this. Really hoping they change this behavior.



Yes, but it was working a few days ago, so a recent update buggered it.

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Anyone able to help me?

Sometimes it takes me ages to start up my laptop and sometimes it doesn't start up at all and I get sent to the start up repair screen and that results in an unable to repair press ok to turn off computer message. When ever I do manage to start the laptop programs always stop responding with some responds lasting around an hour.

I have used the recovery discs I made when I was told to do so, the first time using the labtop about 5 times so far. Every time I restored the system it work fine for about 1 hour until I had to install the Windows updates.

Anyone able to help me on this problem of mine?

Answer:Satellite L300D- Sometimes it takes ages to start up or doesn't start

Hi

Well buddy, that?s really strange and I think at the moment it?s not easy to say what the reason is for this.
Normally I would suggest you should reset the notebook back to factory settings using the Toshiba recovery disk but you have already tried. But the interesting thing is that you wrote that it works for one hour and you have to install Windows updates. Does the Windows updates causing this problem?
What happens if you don?t make the Windows updates? Does it work?

Maybe the updates are causing an incompatibility issue if you have also installed 3rd party software.

In worst case it?s a hardware malfunction and your notebook should be checked from a notebook technician.
In my opinion it could be a problem of the HDD too. But HDD can be checked yourself with Drive Fitness Test for example.

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OK, so I have a new Dell XPS M1330 notebook running vista home premium and an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG and I can't connect to any wireless networks...

The wireless switch is booted up in the on position. I go to windows network diagnostic and it says that I need to Start Windows Wireless Service, but this won't start and I'm simply told "Windows cannot resolve your problem".

I have found this link, http://www.windowsbbs.com/showthread.php?t=65995 and http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/...&wa=wsignin1.0 and have attempted this technet fix and changed the reg value from 3 to 2:


Quote:




1. regedit
2. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE]\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ndisuio
3. Change Start to "0x000000002 (2)"
4. Restart




but this hasn't fixed the issue.

Similarly I have found this link regarding Zero Configuration, http://www.inf.aber.ac.uk/advisory/faq/965/#vista and have gotten the first step done but have stalled at the the service labelled WLAN AutoConfig.

In Services, the service's startup type is set to Automatic but Service status is "stopped". When I go to "Start the Service" it returns me with an error that:


Quote:




Windows could not start the WLAN AutoConfig service on Local Computer.

Error 126: The specified module could not be found.




The fact this WLAN service won't start is what I think is causing the problem, I've searched round and... Read more

Answer:WLAN AutoConfig won't start | Windows Wireless Service won't start....

Check in Device manager that your wireless card is working properly

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I hope it's kosher to post a link to another post I made in the XP forum (I'm only doing this because someone suggested I do). I dont think I have a virus/malware problem, but maybe someone here will recognize it.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...tml#entry844517ThanksUPDATE: I just finished running the a-squared command malware tool and all that it came up with was 19 cookies.

Answer:Failed To Load Dll, No Start Menu, Programs Wont Start, Etc

Please try using this to repair the broken registry entry that may be causing this.Download Autoruns, search for the related entry and then delete it.Create a new folder on your hard drive called AutoRuns (C:\AutoRuns) and extract (unzip) the file there. (click HERE if you're not sure how to do this.)Open the folder and double-click on autoruns.exe to launch it.Please be patient as it scans and populates the entries.When done scanning, it will say Ready at the bottom.Scroll through the list and look for a startup entry related to the file(s) in the error message.Right-click on the entry and choose delete.Reboot your computer and see if the startup error returns.

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My wife's unit started with this problem last night. I've run Hijack-this, Spybot, and ad-aware se withno obvious problems seen so I don't think it is mal-ware but the troubling thing is that when I try to run McCafee it hangs up and then it shuts down?


Jim
 

Answer:Will start in safe mode only anti-virus scan will not start.

re-install mcAfee?
 

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Hey,

Today I decided to turn off as many useless program's as I could (to speed up my pc) so I went to Msconfig (I have vista home premium 32 bit), and turned a lot of things off. Including the "toshiba button support". The next time I restarted my extra buttons on the top of the keyboard all worked, beside one. The one that normally turns windows media player on. This time, it did nothing at all. The play/resume, stop, forward, backward and internet button all worked without problem.
However, I really liked the WMP button, so I tried to find out what the problem was. I found out it was the button support, so I decided to turn it back on.

However, this did not help :( . I turned it on in msconfig again, but it won't start with windows anymore :(. I know it's the program I need, because when I manually launch the program (it's the program: programfiles/toshiba/TBS/HSON.exe ) the button works.
I did put a V in front of the program in msconfig, but that did not work. Anyone has an idea why not?

Edit: I found a solution, although not the best. If anyone ever has the same problem:
I made a shortcut from the program that had to run (can be found in C:programfiles/toshiba/TBS and is called HSON.exe). Next I clicked on start, and said "all programs", here I selected the folder "opstarten", this is the dutch version, but my guess is it is called something like "start up" in english. In this, I pasted (copy/cut -> paste) the shor... Read more

Answer:Satellite A200 - Button support won't start on windows start up

Hi,

I think the Value Added Package controls the buttons, uninstall the current version, then download and install the latest version from the Toshiba website.

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(Please note I did do a quick search and looked for anything on the first page that seemed similar if not exactly the same as this. If I'm re-posting something that's been solved in the
past I apologize.||| Reason for putting this on a forum is so that others may find the answer through google.)
Date 10/19/2007 Source: Service Control Manager
Time 1:28:25pm Category: None
Type: Error Event ID: 7026
User: N/A
Laptop Hp pavilion dv 9035nr 2gig Ram dual core 1.66ghz processor.
2 internal drives sata C:\ 61.8GB X:\ 74.5GB

The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
AliIde
PCIIde
Pcmcia
ViaIde

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 7026
Source: Service Control Manager
Version: 5.0
Component: System Event Log
Symbolic Name: EVENT_BOOT_SYSTEM_DRIVERS_FAILED
Message: The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: %1
| I'd like to know if this would specifically cause a boot-up to run into a Bad_Pool_Header as it loads the operating system. What I find odd is if I shut it off hard, and cut it back on it'll load just fine the second time.
Should I just email HP and ask for the specific drivers information and downloads? The reason I suppose the information would help is I've used the recovery disc in the past and reinstalled drivers. I was pretty certain I got them all, but I was wondering if just maybe I didn't put them in the right spot hence the second boot working.
Any information or ... Read more

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Just purchased a laptop for the wife with windows 8.1 & trying to understand it

I set up live mail 2012 as her email service & pinned it to the taskbar. But when she clicks the mail tile from the start screen it ask for an account & does not start the correct program. The same is true of IE tile from the start screen....it does not start up the correct home page as the the one pinned to the task bar.............what gives?

Answer:mail app from start screen doesn't start default program

I'm not sure if I understood your question correctly: the Mail tile is it's own app, not a short cut, and needs to be set-up. You do not need to install Windows Live Mail any more. I've been using the Mail app a couple of months now, after using WLM on Windows 7 for years, and find it way better. All your Email accounts get their own screen so there is less confusion when your reading/writing mails with different accounts.

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Hello,
we are experiencing the problem that after our Windows 7 clients got updated with KB3087038 that after a user is logging in (we are using mandatory profiles), Internet Explorer
11 is not starting the first time a user is clicking on the IE11 link.
Starting IE 11 shows the IE window with the loading circle in front of the IE window, just to close immediately after a few seconds. This is happening irregular, not on every first
start of Internet Explorer.
On subsequent starts of IE11 within the
same user session IE is starting without a problem.
It took us several days to enclose the problem.

As our clients get their updates at different times (depending on their group membership) we saw this behavior on each client after update KB3087038 was installed (source: internal WSUS server).
Our systems:
- Domain based network
- W2K8 R2 SP1 Servers
- Windows 7 SP1 x64 clients
- Office 2010
- IE 11
- Mandatory profiles
- Proxy Server - Internet traffic filtered by an proxy server.

Thank you in advance.
Tasse

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I do not mean when I chose tablet mode but with keyboard attached

Answer:How can I make Windows 10 start in full start screen mode?

Yes, you can.
Settings > Personalization > Start. Turn on "Use start full screen".

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I'm not sure where to even begin to fix these problems. Some online searches suggested doing a system repair but I want to get some more feedback here before proceeding.

Here is the message from the event log:
The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
AFD
cmdGuard
cmdHlp
CSC
DfsC
discache
ElbyCDIO
inspect
MpFilter
NetBIOS
NetBT
nsiproxy
Psched
rdbss
spldr
tdx
vwififlt
Wanarpv6
WfpLwf

I realized some of these are not Windows 7 related but most are. While the computer "works", I do experience frequent reboots and freezes. Perhaps some of these driver loading failures are part of the cause of my issues. I do have another recent thread here regarding system crashes so I'll leave that alone in this post.

TIA
TaterTot

Answer:the following boot start or system start drivers failed to load

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7, or a Repair Install would a better first option.

You will have to reinstall the third-party drivers again yourself from their website.

Hope this helps,

Harry

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I bought a Toshiba U500 Satellite 2 months ago and every time I turn it on the message 'your computer was unable to start' appears and start-up repair has to check my system for problems.

After it checks my system (which takes a long time) it says that it cannot fix the problem and I can choose 'finish' and the computer shuts down. When I start the computer again I have the option to 'start windows normally' and when I choose this it starts. The whole process is very time consuming, it take a very long time to start up the computer (I have Vista).

I haven't been able to figure out what the problem is and I would really appreciate any help especially as the notebook is brand new. Thank you!

Answer:Satellite U500 start up problem - "your computer was unable to start"

In my opinion you should back up all important data and install operating again. your notebook has HDD image and after 25 minutes only you will have clean preinstalled operating system and everything will be OK again.

Is this an option for you?

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Hello there. I'm using Vista Home Premium, service pack 2, 64 bit. I noticed the issue after a recent update, but I'm not sure it's related to that.
 
I may need advice on how to track down a program that's starting Outlook: Outlook 2007 has started running automatically on log in, minimized in the start tray.
 
I can't find an entry for Outlook or "mail" in any of the following:
All Programs > Startup (this is completely empty)
msconfig > Startup (no entry for Outlook, enable or disabled)
msconfig > Services
regedit:
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce]
> [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit]
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce]
> [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows]
Task Scheduler
 
I'm running AVG, unable to find anything regarding starting Outlook there. I have run Hijackthis and WinPatrol and can only find a single entry for ... Read more

Answer:Outlook 2007 opening on start-up - can't find start-up entry for it.

Hello and Welcome,
 
You have pretty much covered all the startup locations. One additional place to look would be Task Scheduler. Look at the scheduler in all of your accounts.
 
Click the globe and in the search box type Task Scheduler. Look for any reference to Office or Outlook.

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Hi  This morning my notebook will not start. Is there a bug in the bios? This is the third time that this happens to me. After the removal of the battery and the power plug for 30 seconds and replace, restart the computer normally.Time for a bios update? Lex from the netherlands

Answer:Notebook does not start. After the removal of the battery and the powerplug start the computer?

Hi Lex63,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issues with system not powering in your Lenovo laptop.
 
Does the system works only on power adapter i.e without battery and try uninstalling the energy management and check for the issue.
 
Hope this helps. Do post back if the issue persists.
 
Best regards,         
                                                                            
Ashwin. S





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Hi Everyone, In the last 2-3 weeks my G780 notebook takes more then 5 minutes to start loading the BIOS. I mean the time while the screen is black and no backlight before BIOS.HDD led is blinking but there is no read/write I think. The CPU is getting warm but the fan isn't working. The BIOS hasn't been started yet. I tried removing the HDD, ODD, memory but the problem wasn't solved.When the system is booted then there is no problem, everything works good.If I restart the system in the Windows 8.1 then it boots normally but if I shut it down and power on again then it takes long time to start. Can anybody help my to fix it? Or I should send it to the service?

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