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Research pane missing

Question: Research pane missing

I have Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8 and office 2010. I have the research feature in Office but do not have the Research pane on my internet explorer toolbar. I have tried to manage add-ons and it is not listed as an add-on. How can I get it?

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Answer: Research pane missing

You mean the search box in which you would enter a search word or phrase for an Internet search, right? It normally appears to the right of the web address box. Is your web address box displayed? How much width of your browser window does it use when your browser window is maximized? What do you see at the right of the web address box?

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My Excel 2007 appears to have developed a fault.
After a few minutes of use (variable amount of time - 1 to 5 minutes) the Research "search for" pane pops up by itself whenever I press ALT+ENTER or click on a cell. I can turn if off again from the Review tab, but as soon as I press ALT+ENTER, another key or cell, it pops back up again. This makes Excel unusable and I am forced to exit then re-launch Excel, to allow another few minutes of use before the bug reappears. It happens with any spreadsheet.

This has only just started to happen after 1 year of use. I have no idea
what is causing it or how I cure the problem. Does anyone have any
experience of this? I've tried re-installing Excel and restoring my computer to an earlier date, but neither worked.

Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Research pane keeps popping up in Excel

It seem to be either a
1- smell of virus activity>>>
Do you have an updated good antivirus?

2-The Second thing. Are you using a laptop?!
the strange issues about office panes mostly caused from keyboard faults.
My sister was suffering of similar issue but with Word 2003
when we change the physical keyboard of the laptop the issue was solved. (the KB was sending false signals as a shortcut to display the pane)
If you are using a desktop try to test the issue using another keyboard!!!
this may be strange but true.
 

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Every few minutes or even SECONDS, this stupid Research Pane pops up and makes using excel completely useless and frustrating.
I can't do anything, it's as if my ALT key is randomly being held down by itself.

Whether I click a cell, or type something, or restart my computer, or exit excel, this error yet occurs. Every single time I use it.

All i've found was this:
http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/812148-research-pane-keeps-popping-up.html
A problem similar to mine, however no solutions or answers.

Can someone please help me. I'm using Eeepc netbook series, with Windows XP installed. I believe I have MS 2003...
 

Answer:MS Excel Research Pane Popping Up

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Greetings -A customer of mine recently noticed that his installation of MS Word 2003 Professional (Windows XP, SP2) would not display any results for his thesaurus. Until recently, he had not tried to use the Thesaurus, so it is not known if it worked before. Upon further inspection, I found that the context menu (right-click menu) would display the first layer of thesaurus results for a selected word, however clicking on the "Thesaurus" option in the context menu (which brings up the research task pane) would prompt Word to install an additional component. The installation box would come up for a moment, a progress bar would indicate that it was installing, and then would finish and dissapear. The research pane, however, would not display any results, no matter what word was used. Any of the other research options selected (by using the drop down on the research pane, underneath the word being searched) would result in the same process, along with the same failure. I have included three screenshots appended to one another in the following link. Another computer using the same version of Office 2003 professional (installed in the same exact manner, also Win XP SP2) on the customer's home network works just fine. Multiple reinstallations, and deletion of files (namely, %system root%\docume~1\%current user%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\%various folders and subfolders associated with office%) have proven unsuccessful, ... Read more

Answer:Ms Word 2003 - Thesaurus (research Pane) Will Not Display Any Results

Hi Robert.
Does the spell checker work or is it gone too?
By default, Office will install the "Research" add-on in IE. If nothing else, it should find on-line results, provided the add-on is installed and enabled in IE (Tools>Manage Add-Ons) and a site is selected via the "research options" selection in the lower right corner under the Research pane in Word. There is also the local source options there as well. Take a look.
If worse comes to worse, remove and re-install the office proofing tools.
To do so, select Office in Add\remove. Click the "Change" button.
Select "Add or Remove Features" and click the "Next" button.
Place a check in the "Choose Advanced Customization of Applications" option and click the "Next" button.
Navigate to: Office Shared Features>Proofing Tools>English.
Left click each sub option and choose "Not Available". Click the "Update" button and follow the prompts.
To re-install, go back to the same spot and choose "Run from My Computer" on each of the options.
Insert the cd if prompted.

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Hiya

The Stock Actions for the Research Task Pane download allows you to insert stock quote information from the MSN Money Stock Quotes service into Microsoft Office 2003 documents and spreadsheets.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows XP

This download works with the following Office applications:
Microsoft Office Word 2003
Microsoft Office Excel 2003
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...a8-9f26-4ef6-8f07-f0ef37d3d35b&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Windows XP. Outlook 2002. Preview Pane is missing from the View tab in the new folders that I created.

I had a personal folder(.pst) created a while ago and I used to be able to view the messages for that folder in the Preview Pane window. The folder got too big and I had to chop it to smaller folders. In doing so, The top folders that I created do not have Preview Pane show up in View tab. But, when I moved the existing sub-folders under the new folders or create sub-folders under the new folders, these sub-folders have Preview Pane.

The BAD solution was to create a TEMP sub-folder under each high level folder and forward all the message to it, but I would rather send all my message to the top folders.

Thanks in advance,
pongBeirut
 

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As the title says, all of a sudden i have missing file info in the details pane, i have a lot of digital media and usually when i click on it it shows me every from its name to audio type, date modified etc..all of a sudden it no longer shows me what audio, chapters or subtitles etc..from the screenshot below a lot of info that used to be there now isnt....any help would be appreciated

Answer:missing information in the details pane

How to Customize the Details Pane in Windows 10

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When I right click on start and select Explore in my Windows ME computer, I get two panes: the left one is COMPLETELY EMPTY OF FOLDERS, while the right pane has "programs, explorerer, etc."
I would like to have the left pane display folders again, but I don't know how. Anyone have any ideas?????

 

Answer:explorer pane folders missing

Hi, Usually repairing Internet Explorer fixes this issue.

Read the following, all the way down to the bottom!

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=194177

If you have XP, there is another method: Since XP comes with IE 6, the entry for IE does not show in Add/Remove Programs, and you cannot run the repair utility from there...so> try this:

Read about it first!http://www.theeldergeek.com/repair_ie6.htm

Start button>Run

Type in the run line this:[cmd] and hit Enter key once.

Type this next to the cursor in the black box:

sfc /scannow (one space after the c) and hit Enter key once again.

Let the System File Checker run, it will take awhile, then it will NOT give any messages...either it works, or it doesnt.

For other than XP, win2000, etc:

The IE Repair utility is available if you have upgraded Internet Explorer from the original installed version> take a look in Add/Remove Programs, and if you see this:

Microsoft Internet Explorer (someversion) and Internet Tools, just hit Add/Remove> we arent uninstalling anything, you will see 3 options then> hit "Repair this version of IE" and let the utility run to completion. You will see a message that tells you either it fixed something, or that you need to reinstall IE.

There are certain steps to reinstalling depending on what your version of Windows is> and if you have XP with SP2 or not.

Let us know what happens.
 

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sir

when i double click on my computer the full screen becomes white and
the icon (local disk c d e f) starts from the left end of the corner
the vertical blue pane which shows the
system task
my network places
and details is missing
please help me in restoring this

regard
gerard
 

Answer:vertical blue pane missing in win xp

Hi

I think the option that you are after is called "Common Tasks"

To enable this do the following

Open my computer and select TOOLS | FOLDER OPTIONS

From here look in GENERAL, under "Tasks" ensure that "Show common tasks in folders" is selected.

This should restore the functionality you are after

Thanks
Mike Bedford
MCP | MCDST
 

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Hello, just got Windows 10 Technical Preview and was a little confused by this... For some reason three of my hard drives are visible in the navigation pane as root items down the left, but the other four are not... What makes those three so special? How do I customize this?

Answer:Missing Drives in Navigation Pane?

Are they all Internal Disks? Or are the ones showing on the left External Hard Drives?

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I don't need to access my Contacts list in Office 2010 very often. I just noticed today that the text entry for Contacts was missing from the Navigation pane. Instead, there was a small icon in the lower right corner of the pane for Contacts. On all my other machines the text entry is present. I've no idea when the text was replace by the icon or why -- it could have been weeks ago.

Will someone please tell me how to get the text entry back?

Thank you very much

Answer:Contacts Missing From Navigation Pane

Hi.

Could you try clicking that small arrow which says Configure buttons and check if contacts is tick marked?

Attachment as reference.

Another thing could be the height was pushed downwards. Drag it up and see if the text comes back.

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Has any of you ever come across this problem? My preview pane is not displaying anything... I just noticed that the preview pane is not working when a supported file is clicked. When a file is not selected it shows a "No preview available" line but when you select a file, it is blank as you can see from the screenshot.
(I apologize for this I didn't know how else to demonstrate the problem...)
The problem is not with certain file types, like in the screenshot it is MP3s but all the other media files, the preview pane is entirely missing. I think there is a problem with the media player rich preview handler. The image files, such as jpg png etc, are still displayed... For example, if the thumbnails are turned on, you can see the preview of the image in the pane, if the thumbnails are turned off, then you see the enlarged icon of the file type in the pane, which is normal behavior.
Anything else like txt, video, pdf, a file type that would show normally (with rich preview handler thing) shows a blank in the pane. I can double click the blank preview pane and fire up the program to view the media file... I messed with a little utility called Preview Handler Association Editor this weekend, but didn't change much around, first I thought, that messed it up. I had assigned picture file types to media player rich preview handler so I didn't have to turn on the thumbnails to see a preview of pics. I reverted back to normal but that didn't fix the prob... Read more

Answer:Preview Pane gone missing in Windows 7

Just a few random ideas I have which may or may not work.
1. Run System File Checker.
2. Ensure Explorer > Tools > Folder Options > Views > Show Preview Handlers in Preview Pane is checked.
3. Pls see if this app helps you in anyway.
Hope something helps...

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Hi:
I have a terrific HP Laptop which I purchased back in 2007 or 2008 and I rarely use it until last month, probably only once or twice a week with only a few hours.

Recently, I started to use HP Laptop on daily basis and found 'Search' at the left side of the pane/screen is missing/lost when clicking on 'Search' at the top. 'Search' at the address bar is perfectly OK tho'.

Is this issue related to not use it for a while, .... or how did it disappear?

Only seen is 'Google' ad. popping up upon clicking at 'Search' on the tool-bar of the top.

How can I rescue 'Search' at the left pane of screen?

Thanks for any help in advance.

Answer:Missing 'Search' at the left pane of the screen

Are you talking about Windows Explorer, Internet Explorer or what?

Do you mean the "Search" option is missing when you (for example) right-click on your "C:" drive?

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hello

I'm using windows xp home and when i open windows explorer there is no left pane for the folder tree. even when i click on the folder icon there is still only one pane no split screen.

Answer:folder pane in windows explorer missing

Hi DJ -First open Windows Explorer - Next -On the top line look to see if the item in - View > Explorer Bar > Folders is ticked -If the item is unticked you will not see the left pane -Hope this helps Thank You

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In Regedit right hand pane I have only the Name column. Type and Data columns are missing. All data is stacked at left hand side under the Name column.

Answer:Missing columng in Regedit Right Hand Pane

Maybe the dividing line between the Left and Right hand panes is too farto the right. Move it to the left to give more space in the right pane.

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I have this problem with the vista details pane and I have not been able to find any solution. I have Windows Vista 32 bit Home Premium version. The problem is that:
1. My details pane is missing a lot of properties/tags . Only ones that are appearing are file date, file name, dated created.
2. When I go into a MP3 folder, same thing happens as I described in 1. Just the 4 tags appear and I don?t get any other tags that used to be there like artist name, rating, title, etc.
3. I cannot edit any Tag in the details pane. When everthing was working fine, I could go in the MP3 folder , I could edit the title, ratings etc. and Save it. But now I can?t do anything, the save button does not appear and the tags don?t go in edit mode.
Up till now I have tried the following solutions:
1. I have reset all the folder options in Vista by going to Folders/tools/reset defaults. (did not work)
2. After resetting the folders, I have also turned on the details pane option under Organize/Layout and the details under the Views. (did not work)
3. Under View, in the tool bar, I went to Customize This Folder and chose the Music Folder Option, All Items etc. (did not work)
4. Then on the Microsoft site, I found this solution ? Open Documents by clicking the Start button , and then clicking Documents., and click a file to apply properties. Then In the Details pane at the bottom of the folder window, click the property that you want to change, type the new property in the Tags.? But it did not work ei... Read more

Answer:Missing Properties/Tags in Details Pane

hello

Is this only for mp3 files?

You said "when everything was working fine" what happened? did you download a new program? (itunes,vlc)

If it wasn't that long ago, you could try system restore.

Did you use a "registry cleaner" or an "optimizer"?

On the properties window, general tab, what is it set to "open with"?

good luck

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Hi, one day I started windows, and noticed that the common task pane was missing.
I clicked on folder options to check if it was disabled, but to my amazement it is enabled!
I do not understand what is happening.
Does someone know what may be the problem?
Thanks in advance.
 

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apparently windows explorer in vista is suppose to have options to view classic menus, reading pane and others based on articles i've found around the net -

http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cach...sic+menus"+"missing"&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=8&gl=us

the only options i have under Layout is menu bar and navigation pane
???

how do i like vista you say? gee, it feels exactly like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuqZ8AqmLPY&mode=related&search=
 

Answer:Missing reading pane, classic menus?

You just want the classic look of windows? is that right?
You can turn off the UAC thing, I did.
hit "windows key"-r and type in msconfig. go to tools and scroll down to select disable UAC. click launch. now just restart the computer.
 

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Hello,
As shown below there are 2 drives missing from the Navigation Pane (vertical bar on the left of the File Explorer).
How do I show them up there?
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Drives missing from File Explorer's Navigation Pane

Expand the This PC menu?

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I googled the problem and NOTHING!!!!! many information NO LONGER is displayed in my details pane in Windows Explorer!!!!!! song length is one of them gone missing (& total length if multiple files are selected) and I use that frequently!!!!! it ONLY shows basic information now such as artist, title, album, and genre!!! but total length is GONE!!! also MANY UNRELATED INFORMATION is now in the details pane for media files!!!!!!! mood of music has been added (never heard of that tag), song rating, and composer now have been added!!!! it even displays ALL THIS SAME INFORMATION for WAV files when it used to be ONLY file size and length for WAV files!!!!!!! WAV is NOT capable of tags so I don't know why Windows Explorer shows this information for WAV files!!!!!!
 
HOW DO I GET MY DETAILS PANE BACK TO NORMAL???????

Answer:missing information in details pane for media files (such as song length)

Can you post a screen shot of what you are seeing?

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Hello. I'm using Windows 7 Home Pro. 64-bit, and Firefox browser. When I want to save an image from the Internet, and right click on an image, it opens up what looks just like Windows Explorer. The problem is, the 'preview pane' button is missing, and I can therefore not get a large preview when using the details view, which I must use, because I have folders with many files to look through quickly. The images do show up properly in icons view. If I open up Windows Explorer by itself, it works properly, and I get the preview pane button.

I saw a similar thread, and it recommended making sure Windows Photo Viewer, is set as the default program. I set it to be the default, but it didn't help.

On my older Windows XP computer, I had xplorer2lite open up when right-clicking on an image. That was a more convenient program for me to use. Is it possible to do that in Windows 7?

Also, is to possible to get the panes in Windows Explorer to 'hold' their position.

Thank you.

Answer:‘preview pane’ button missing in Windows Explorer for ‘save image as'

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I'd try another browser to confirm it's not browser or a website site issue.

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I had to manually find all related files to OE6 to delete it so it would reinstall. Then the updates. Now nothing shows up on the preview pane or when I open the email. I can use Outlook instead but what is wrong? The only view of the message is in properties: details: message source.
 

Answer:Solved: OE has empty preview pane, open pane

1. With Outlook Express closed, go to Start>Run
2. Type in: regsvr32 inetcomm.dll (with the space after "regsvr32")
3. Click OK (or press the Enter key)
4. Open OE and see if things are fixed
 

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When I open an instance of windows explorer, the navigation pane show little or nothing (no drives, folders, etc.). Also the preview pane does not show a preview for any selected files (See Capture1.JPG).
If I open a second (or higher) instance of windows explorer, the navigation pane functions properly (the preview still does not show) (See Capture2.JPG).
I have previews set to show (See Capture3.JPG).
Also occasionally, the file icons will be blank instead of showing the file type specific icon. When this happens, the address bar also seems to take a long time to load. The load bar will stop before reaching the end and won't finish (See Capture4.JPG).

Does anyone know what is going on or how to fix this?

FYI I am running 64 bit Windows 7 Pro.

Answer:Windows Explorer: Navigation Pane and Preview Pane Bug

Try Explorer++ and see if you get the same problem.

Need to enable "Folders" view.
If it works then you can rule out problems with system files and it's probably a buggy shell extension.

https://explorerplusplus.com/

It's portable and runs without installation.

Let us know if navigation pane works using Explorer++

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Is it possible to have no Nav Pane when opening a Desktop folder, but have Nav Pane when opening Win Explorer? Like it was in WinXp/Win98/Win95?
When I disable Nav Pane, it disappears for Desktop folders and Windows Explorer.

I think the answer was 'no' for Win7.

I installed Classic Start Menu hoping one of it's features could do it. If it does, I've not been able to enable it. Other than that, Classic Start Menu is a super improvement.

You all take care,

JimB

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My Favorites Folders are no longer visible in the Favorites Center pane, to the left of my Homepage window? Individual favorites are still visible but none of the folders with their contents. I can find all my Favorites Folders under my username but want to return them to the pane so I can access them easily from my Homepage? I did click on a option earlier today that asked about also saving your Favorites in the Cloud?

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We have enable the preview pane for Windows Explorer within the Local Group Policy Editor, however no preview pane is showing in Windows Explorer. What other setting do we need to look for?

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Question: Win 7 research

I apologize for going off topic. I am trying to learn win 7. I have aquired two Associates Degrees in networking. But, these degrees were aquired using and studying win xp. Are there any reliable resources that I can read or even study to get caught up on Win 7? I do not have any money to pay for any on line courses as my wife has stage 3 breast cancer and has to have Chemo for a year. I tried to get a computer/laptop with win 7 as a graduation present but to no avail. This was when my wife was diagnosed. Or, if anyone has a desktop/laptop they would like to give away, Lapotp preferred would be apprieciated. That can handle win 7 ultimate ( Ha, Ha) on the desktop/laptop.

Thank you in advance for any recomendation on resouces for win 7.

Still Learning, Learning Still

Curtis

Answer:Win 7 research

Hi,

You could check with the Win 7 upgrade advisor if your hardware is compatible with Windows 7, you then would just need to buy it (although I presume you are pretty much broke, from what I get from your post).

I don't think many people would be willing to give a computer for free, especially over the internet. You can find computers with Win 7 for very cheap nowadays though. I remember seeing one for $100 at a local pawn shop here, so you probably could have a similar deal on your end.

As for learning Win 7, there are plenty of tutorials on this forum, but you can't practice much if you don't have the OS installed.

I hope your wife gets better soon, cancer is no small thing.

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I want to lighten your load. I would like to try to fix my problem by researching my hjt log. Is there a good database out there to research each line, or on how to do this? Thanks

Hawk
 

Answer:Where do I go to research HJT log

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So my laptop is slow. It takes about 20 seconds for Applications to start - and that's with nothing else running. I've been to BlackViper's site for Windows XP, and went through his 10 point checklist, but what confuses me the most is why I have 44 processes running and which ones I can stop running - permanantly. So I'm going to give you my specs to see if 20 seconds for opening a program is a long time for my system...also, everything is just slower than I remember when I first got it. I deleted a lot of programs to free up space, did all of the defrags and disc cleaning, spybotting, adwareing, registry cleaning, etc. that I can do and still no luck.

Mobile Intel(R) Pentium(R)111 CPU - M 1200 MHz, 1.9GHz, 256 MB of Ram.

And here are some screenshots of the processes running. If you see things that I can stop running, please let me know how to do it so they don't run at start-up. and yes, I've changed my start-up to be only 8 items or so. Thank you so much!!
 

Answer:Have done the research, but still need your help!

crap. I tried to upload my screenshots - but I can't get them down to 97kbs. I'm using my resizing PowerToys for XP and it only takes it down to 235kb. Any suggestions?? How do you guys take screenshots anyway? It's always been a mystery to me. I've been using SnagIt Image Capture, but as I said - the pics too big. Please let me know and thank you, STephanie
 

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Question: Research help

Hey guys,

I'm not sure if this is exactly the right section to post this question. However, for a research assignment, I must research on 1 change in computer engineering technology that has had social and environmental impact.
There is so many changes that i can't really think of which is the best. Examples are they increasing size of data storage, microprocessors getting faster, faster microprocessors, etc. I must be able to answer how that change came to be (how it evolved according to needs/wants of people), who created the change, What were the past effects of the development on society and the enviroment and projected impact ( How was it before the change), and how can it evolve in the future.
If anybody is willing to give a hand , it would be great. What is the best change to research on and any guidance towards finding the answers would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

*If Mods/Admins need to move this to the right section, please do so. I just thought since it's hardware related, this would be an appropriate section.
 

Answer:Research help

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Question: SSD Research help

So I'm starting to research SSD's (not sure when I'm buying)

I've never had or used one(yet) so I'm a little out of touch with them. I'm looking for 240gb/250gb and trying to stay around $200.00(us)
Here are two that I've been looking at...Please give your input on these two, and/or any others in the same ballpark.
Thanks,
Jeep

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-240G 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD):

Answer:SSD Research help

Keep an eye out for the corsair Force 3 which NewEgg has run for $199 with rebate. My choice would be the Samsung 830...but the 256GB version runs around $275. I prefer it over the Sandforce controller models...because it's not sandforce. They have had a shaky run.

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How may I find out when Dell Computers first built a high end gaming laptop called the Media Guru? This research project is very important..and accuracy is a must. Did Dell build this to compete with the Alienware system?

Thank you fopr any help you may provide, Topdog10
 

Answer:Research HELP..Please

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Question: Research

In the past few weeks I havestarted an IT support course. The course is in parts is very intense.
I have recently been given an assessment to contrast DOS and Windows XP under the following headings:

Operating System Functions
Structure
User interface
Portability across various hardware platforms
File system supported.

The purpose of the assessment is to display an ability to carry out research using the internet while at the same time getting a background in a subject which we will be covering shortly. I have got some material but am finding difficulty in finding sites that give a reasonably simple comparison/explanation of the two systems.

Anybody have any ideas as to suitable sites that I should go to?
 

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Question: Research...

I just did some research on Powerscan. I noticed it on my PC and hadn't seen it there. I thought this might help for now since I'd never heard of it before. It didn't seem good. It scanned and asked if I wanted to delete some files that were had errors, I of course, didn't. After it asked if I wanted to uninstall and I just closed it not clicking on anything just in case.

Answer:Research...

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Hi,

I am doing a research project in sound technology on the following topic.

I am interested in building an algorithm that can take a large sound file as input, and segregate and parse various words (human spoken format) in that file. These words, along with their position in the sound file may then be indexed. A search engine crawler can then use these indexed bookmarks against a search performed for the corresponding text and produce the sound files having a match of those words as results.

Please suggest the feasibility of such an algorithm and suggest how to go about it. Give some pointers.
 

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I have a new firewall suite. It's giving me pop ups about possible threats. Is there a place on the web I can go to research threats as they pop up?
The current "threat" has happened twice in a short period.

Win.MSSQL.worm.Helkern

Thank you
honu1

Answer:Where can I go to research worms?

This is your firewall, not your A-V, correct?
It's probably just a spam-bot pinging all of the IP addresses near you. The firewall is doing it's job and you should not worry
There really isn't a one-stop place to go and research. Malware is in a constant state of change. Googling and going to the different security forums will help you keep a leg up

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I recently had a very bad experience with trying to get my CPU to stay running. After taking it to Staples, I had more problems than ever. I ended up taking it to a local shop that only deals with computer repairs+custom jobs. The person who worked on my CPU had 28 years of experience with servicing computers.
This person ended up having to reinstall Windows as it had become so corrupted. I was told that all I needed for a firewall was Windows Defender. My ISP is Comcast+it is supposed to offer firewall protection also.
I read thru the tutorial here about Windows firewall, but still have some questions. I know how to get to my history log, but don't know how to set any parameters. I am noticing that there are potentially unwanted behavior warnings, but Defender has not notified me when I could be at risk. The tutorial also stated to research the port the traffic is coming in on, but in my history log, there aren't any references to ports.
Can someone here please help me sort this out?
I am also still not clear on a hardware firewall versus a personal one. I only have one computer+am not connected to any others in my home.
Is it better or necessary to purchase a firewall program?
The person who worked on my system stated all I needed was Windows Defender+removed my free version of Zone Alarm. I really didn't understand how to use Z.A. anyway, but I want to keep my system safe.

Thanks in advance for any+all feedback in this matter.
honu1

Answer:How Do I Research The History Log?

Windows Defender is not a firewall. It's a spyware checker. There is a Windows Firewall in XP but most experts believe it's ineffective because it only monitors incoming packets. So you should probably install a softwall firewall like Zone Alarm if you like it or Comodo. Be sure to uninstall the Windows Firewall when you install another firewall. Windows Defender runs in real time but isn't considered to be very effective. Add some additional spyware protection like Spyware Blaster, AVG Anti Spyware & Super Anti Spyware. You didn't say anything about anti virus but the guy who told you that Defender is adequate protection is telling you the wrong thing. As for what your ISP is offering, that's pretty much what I have from Rogers. It's a Norton product with firewall, anti virus & anti spyware at no extra cost. I downloaded it from the Rogers website. Maybe Comcast is offering something similar but I also have additional spyware protection and I run AVG Anti Spyware & Super Anti Spyware as on demand scanners weekly. You should only have one anti virus & firewall or there will be conflicts.

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On the toolbar in IE, the research button is nonfunctioning. The button is present but the icon on it is blank. When I click on it, it pulls up the research service pane but that is blank also. Anyone have ne ideas?

Answer:Research Button is Gone in IE

erm.. you mean search button? try google toolbar...

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Question: Malware research

Is there a place, forum or website, where you can research malware to see if it is a legitimate problem? I understand no single company or product can detect every malware out there, but when I detect a suspicious file, where can I go to see if it is really a problem before I remove it?
 

Answer:Malware research

You'd just have to use google, and learn to avoid certain sites which have reputations for giving out misleading/false information. You will get to recognize the "safe sites" which report correctly on what a file is/what it releates to etc.

Don't forget you can always check the file properties in many ways.
 

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Question: Web Site Research

Answer:Web Site Research

Dear AllDoes anyone know any decent sites where i can get computing and end user computing definitions from?Thanks

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Hey guys,

So I thought this was a software problem but it turns out to be a malware issue. I have this iexplore.exe thing. I have all of the symptoms that I have researched. What can I do to get rid of this thing!? It makes my computer soo slow!
 

Answer:iexplore.exe (I did research already.. still need help)

also.. I have been reading about running TDSSKILLER.EXE. It will not run! Just an update. Looking forward to hearing from you guys.
 

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Hello Fellow Geeks...
In my Principles of Information Security class, we are beginning our semester projects. I am looking for suggestions for research resources. The following was provided by our instructor:


Define and explain security malware problems that users may face with the use of desktop or laptop computers
How to know if malware exists, how to protect computing devices from malware and what to do if your computer has malware
Discuss features of particular virus and malware software that is free or can be purchased.
Prepare a table of at least 5 products indicating price, functionality, ease of use, rated protection

While there is certainly a wealth of information available on the web, I need a bit of help separating the factual & thorough from the opinion & fragmented information. I know that many of you are experts on such a topic. Your suggestions would be appreciated.

Regards,
toehead
 

Answer:Need research ideas

I'm sorry but we are really way to busy removing malware and fixing the damaged cause by malware to spend time on this. You can research in threads here in the forum and read the sticky/pinned threads to come up with some ideas.

And the last bullet you can easily get review and price information on from the internet.
 

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I removed the host file with highjack this Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:34:36 PM, on 1/21/2010Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18865)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exeC:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2010\avp.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exeC:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EADM\Core.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 9\SnagIt32.exeC:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.EXEC:\Program Fil... Read more

Answer:Please help me hit by some research facility

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

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Question: Research Topics

Hey all I'm looking for some feedback. I am trying to find a good topic for a research project. I'm really into operating systems (specifically design) and networking. I have seen alot of the topics done by grad students at my school and most of them are about alogrithmic design, linear computation, and other various topics that complete blow my mind. I was wondering if anyone had some good ideas for research topics. Programming is another area I like although I don't think that there is much you can research about it other then its history.

Answer:Research Topics

For my Main university project i focused on GUI (Graphical user interfaces) such as disabled use, innovative ways of interaction and colour schemes, etc......Got me a first so at least it wasnt dismissed...

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 02:45:42, on 17/07/2005Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINNT\System32\drivers\trcboot.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\System32\drivers\ldlcserv.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exeC:\WINNT\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exeC:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exeC:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exeC:\WINNT\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXEC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UpdaterUI.exeC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\TalkBack\TBMon.exeC:\WI... Read more

Answer:HJT log research needed

Hello marbarak and welcome to BleepingComputer.

This log looks very incomplete.

Have you added items to the 'Ignore' list? If so, please open HijackThis, in the lower right corner click on "Config...", select the 'Ignorelist' tab and click on "Delete All".

Have you been removing items on your own without expert advice? If so, please go to "Config...", select the 'Backup' tab and Restore all items.

Close all other windows except for HijackThis and create a new log. Please post that log.

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Question: GameBoy Research

First off, I'm sure everyone here (who knows about Pokemon or CreepyPasta) has heard of Lavender Town Syndrome. I'm not out to prove it as much as disprove it from a technical standpoint. Everyone has made videos about their own theories about the game. However, no one has looked at it from a technical standpoint. I've found bits and pieces all over the internet about certain important aspects of this myth and I'd like some input from a hardware standpoint.

According to the myth, the song plays with binaural beats. Also, only children can hear it because of their young ears.

GameBoy Sound Capabilities:
2 pulse wave generators, 1 PCM 4-bit wave sample (64 4-bit samples played in 1×64 bank or 2×32 bank) channel, 1 noise generator, and one audio input from the cartridge. The unit only has one speaker, but headphones provide stereo sound. Can this system reproduce Binaural sounds?

A GameBoy sound file, when ripped from a cartridge, is 50KB. (I am not encouraging ripping as much as stating a fact based on an observation.) As such, what all is it capable of? Binaural sounds?

One aspect I do believe is that, because the music was an octave too high, wearing headphones capable of such a high octave could make someone feel ill after playing for a while. (This was remedied in later releases.) Also, I listened to the music and I noticed a few things:

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I'm in a security software graduate course, and have a project that requires I research and exploit a software vulnerability.
I'm thinking of using IE6, but given the workload, it's best if I choose a single solitary weakness. Can anyone give me one, and explain what the vulnerability covers, how to attack it, and the results of the exploit?

Answer:Research IE vulerabilites

Hello and welcome to the forum

Sorry this goes against some of the forum rules, we are not allowed to help with requests for homework:

Quote:




EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE
While we are happy to promote the education of users, we feel it is inappropriate to circumvent the learning process by directly assisting with assignments and projects of an educational nature. Direct answers to school or college assignments are not allowed and will not be given. However, if a user is having trouble comprehending a certain topic, the members and staff at TSF will be happy to provide assistance with understanding the topic.




We also would not be able to provide assistance on "how to attack it", as this will be harmful information we are putting on the web and could be used for illegal uses.

Thank you

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I've been reading online about my problem in various forums like this one, and I've cut back a lot of the spyware currently making my links redirect the first time I click them. Every second clicked link comes up what the address preview says it will.That is BASICALLY the problem I'm having, but one more thing. Suddenly a bunch of sites are blocked on my IP, and I've been researching proxy and things like that, but don't really understand it. How do I get a proxy server that will allow not only my browser to the blocked sites, but also my antivirus to get the updates I need. PCTools's website will not accept anything from my computer, so I can't update my antivirus. I currently have AVG as my backup, and it is working, but this is not a comfortable alternative.Here is my HijackThis log. What should I remove, and how?Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 9:31:45 AM, on 2/4/2011Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16700)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\windows\Explorer.EXEC:\windows\system32\taskhost.exeC:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\KeNotify.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Smooth... Read more

Answer:Done my research, just need a few more pointers

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.We need to create a New FULL OTL ReportPlease download OTL from here if you have not done so already:
Main MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Change the "Extra Registry" option to "SafeList"Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:
OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedAfter downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconne... Read more

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On the toolbar in IE, the research button is nonfunctioning. The button is present but the icon on it is blank. When I click on it, it pulls up the research service pane but that is blank also. Anyone have ne ideas?

Answer:Research Button is Gone in IE

Do not make more than one thread on the same topic.
You can help him out by replying here http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=69613

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Question: scorecard research

Please tell me how to get rid of scorecard research I've just noticed it and looked it up and it said it was a virus 

Answer:scorecard research

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line. *************************************************************************Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Please close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click ... Read more

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My ISP recently lifted all traffic shaping/QoS on their WiFi network, and as you can guess... it doesnt take long before 20 users choke down 3Mbs of half-duplex bandwidth. Typical things I see, are pings in games going absolutley nuts, sometimes into 3-5 second ping range. Pings from my pc to my router are less than 1ms. Pings from my pc, through the router, to the WiFi bridge are 1-3ms, so Im sure its not the linksys or the belkin router. Pings from my pc to the ISPs router are sometimes 5-7ms, sometimes 3,000ms.

DNS server is choked down all the time, pings usually are never below 300ms. Pings to google can get as low as 70ms at night, and sometimes get so high during the day that the pings time out.

Im going to call my ISP eventually and complain for about an hour, but before I do so, im going to gather up as much information as possible about what is going on. Ive let ping run for an hour or two (pinging the gateway, and pinging my router). But Im looking more for something that can ping 3 or 4 things at once, and plot them out on a graph, or possibly even plot out traceroutes over a long period of time.

Does anyone know of any freeware/shareware software that should work? And any other methods I should try to present my 'case' ? Ive googled a few programs, I think one was Megaping... though none of them had a plot/graph that would run on for hours. Im mainly trying to show "ok at this time, pings from the router to your router were X, and at thi... Read more

Answer:Choked down ISP, need to do my research.

"ping -t google.com > log.txt"

You can do that for any site really. You can then import the data into Excel, format it a bit and create a graph.
 

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According to AVG 7 I have 4 viruses on my system. Here are my details.

Downloader.Dyfica.H (I think it is deleted now)
Dropper.Netbuser.A (embedded Object)
IRC/Backdoor.SdBot (embedded Object)
Dropper.ExeBundle.AA (embedded Object)

I am running Win2k and just reformatted my C drive in the last few days. But I have never had these many viruses before.

I have tried to find information on all of these on the net. No one seems to have any information with the exception of F-Secure. It was able to tell me about 1 of them.

I went to Trend and did a scan...nothing was found. I scanned with Panda..nothing found. I scanned with the Cleaner..nothing was found. AVG seems to find these but they have no information on any of them which is very frustrating. Why is AVG finding them and none of the others?

Could these be false positives? If someone could help me try to understand why I would greatly appreciate it.

I see that you use Hijack this quite a bit and maybe that is what I will need to do. But I would like to understand why AVG finds so much and none of the others do..especially The Cleaner which is geared to trojans. And they were all updated as of the time I used them to scan to make sure I was current.

Thanks for any help.
 

Answer:I tried to research this before posting

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hi guys,i'm working on a research project for school and i'm doing it on computer viruses.can anyone please give me a suggestion for a research question about viruses that i can answer it on 3 pages....thanks!!!

Answer:research-important...

What is the history of computer virus.

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http://www.ktysurveys.com/promotion/specialabdjcd.html

I've been getting this email to this link for a semester on my school email address. I dont get any other junk mail and I was wondering if anyone could tell me if this is legit or not? Im not going to do it but I was wondering if I should warn others on campus if this is a scam?

?I wasnt sure where to post this but I figured it would be a security quesiton.?
 

Answer:KTY Research- is this legit??

sigh, theres no such thing as a free lunch.
 

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Win XP            Mozilla FirefoxI'm doing research on some laws and receiving something like I show below when I make my request:"/red 0dArt. 1.2 Pol?tica p?blica. (8 L.P.R.A. sec. 601)dom?stica.gif"> que la vmaca. (8 L.P.R.A. sec. 601) <stord 10 (filter a adomestica gif"> Domestica)<iwel desarrollo di; tica .gif" or s:595 e pus  Umargin"In other words, gibberish; like computerized language.  Is there a way in which I can configure or do something to get the info in an understanding manner?Thanks.

Answer:Research on Lexjuris

I doubt the people of Puerto Rico would consider the Spanish language gibberish. Try googling for LEXJURIS and using the translate this page link.Good luck.  

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Question: Browser Research

So I did some research of my own and so far I've come up with this..

Firefox: Fast, and better known so more prone to having specials and compatibility with more sites and programs.
Opera: Faster by only a bit, overloaded with alot of nice but bulky and sometimes un-needed applications and add-ons.
Safari: Fastest I've used to date. But less compatible with sites and unattractive. (I don't like the Mac like look)
Avant: Medium/Fast, not as bulky, compatible with sites I've used.
IE 7: Uhm.. I really can't say anything nice about this one except it has been around for awhile. Horrible pop-up blocker.

So I'm curious, keeping in mind these are my opinion's and not neccesarly the facts/truth, what would you say was the best browser in terms of being fast, productive and not bulky or ugly? I've got all these browsers now and I'm trying to decide which one to keep, or if they are others I should check out.

And I like Safari the most so far.
 

Answer:Browser Research

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Hello. I am trying to find the right combinations of ram and hard drive size to buy for my business. The computer will be for business with pos software plus software for photo editing. I do one hour film now and will need a new computer that has media slots also.

1. Should I buy lower ram and then upgrade it myself?

2. How good is the HP lightscribe technology....worth the price?

I am considering the Athlon 64 chip and 160 harddrive with 512 expandable ram, any suggestion?
Thank you.

Answer:New Computer Research Questions

It all depends on the prices and performance you want.
a Athlon64 chip and 160 gb HDD w/ 512 is a good starting point. If you play any games at all I would suggest to go with 1 GB of RAM though. I wouldn't even consider buying a computer w/o 512mb anymore. Always make sue you can upgrade the system to do some looking around and find a computer you like then check the parts. With and Athlon64 chip you want to ensure you get a 939 chipset (as some shady people are selling 754 chipsets that are now outdated and will soon be unable to upgrade w/o telling you). while also looking at the motherboard you want ot ensure that you can fit at least 2 GB RAM (I perfer 4 GB) and that it uses DDR.
As for HP lightscribe technology I've never delt with it so I dont know there.

I bought my new comp 6 months ago w/ an Athlon64(939), 512mb RAM( max is 4GB) and a 200 GB HDD and I love it. the Processor speed may seem slow (compared to the 3GHz speeds we were seeing) but with this 64 bit technology the true speed would actually be double the rated speed when comparing it to a 32 bit processor. (ie: a 1.8 GHz 64 bit performs like a 3.6 GHz 32 bit processor)

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There was one thing left out of Microsoft’s CES 2009 keynote today and that was the announcement of Songsmith, by Microsoft Research.
Religious followers of this blog would know that Songsmith is the product of a Microsoft Research project with a student from the University of Washington called MySong which was showed off in early 2008. The software can automatically provide musical melodies to accompany any vocal singing you provide, making anyone audible a potential songwriter. Not that every teenager should be one.
Songsmith seems to have matured quite a bit from its early prototype days with new features such as “(allowing) you to expand your collection of musical styles and instruments through our partners, PG Music and Garritan” and “enables you to edit chords to create the perfect music accompaniment, even if you’ve never worked with chords before.”
As the second product to ship (first being AutoCollage) by the previously research-only-but-increasingly-commercial Microsoft Research (as the name suggests), Songsmith will only be available (soon) via the Microsoft Store as a digital download. A trial will also be available. Prices are not yet announced.
Update: The official Songsmith website is now up. So is the trial download link. The price for the full version if US$29.95."
Microsoft Research announces Songsmith, make-your-own-song-from-vocals software - istartedsomething

Norm

Answer:Songsmith, by Microsoft Research.

Apple - GarageBand - Piano and guitar lessons: now on your Mac., what?

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So two days ago, i clicked on the Permission Research website because it was for an offer. When i signed up, it made me install the Permission Research program or process. However, today when i was on the internet, my internet wouldn't let me access hotmail and only showed a blank space. Thinking that something might have affected this, i decided to go uninstall the Permission Research toolbar or program ( i forgot ). When i clicked uninstall though, nothing popped up, but the program disappeared from the list. Later i went to my program files (x86) folder and found it there. I deleted everything EXCEPT for the prls.dll and the prls64.dll. So i did some research on google and found out it was a virus T.T... i read some threads, but couldn't really find the answer to delete those files. Later i read a thread where a guy renamed those .dll files to .txt. However, i had to play around with the properties settings and ownerships settings of those files for a while. In the end, i went on my administrator account and was able to rename only the prls.dll file to prls.txt file and miraculously managed to delete that. However, i was still unable to rename the prls64.dll file. It kept on saying i needed the administrator's permission to do so, even when i was on my administrator user and changed the ownership setting. Earlier, when i first tried to delete it, it kept saying that those files were running in process, preventing me from being able to delete it. Now i really don't know wha... Read more

Answer:Permission Research virus

Try doing it while in Safe Mode.

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Research Associate

Position Description. The Research Associate will work within the Core Technologies Group within the research branch of the company. This group is responsible for:

? Reverse-engineering spyware applications to understand how they work, what information they transmit outside the computer, and how to address anti-removal technologies.
? Building automated research infrastructure. We are building towards a totally virtualized (VMs holding infected machine states), automated testing environment where experiments can be defined in a scripting language and carried out without human guidance. Picking up this effort will be an important early goal.
? Building data acquisition tools and backend data analysis systems. Our product sends data from infected machines to a central database. It is important to refine the collection process to catch everything of interest, and to enhance data analysis on the server side to extract maximal value from the huge amount of data contained therein.
? Extending the engine core. The engine needs to respond to new spyware technologies as they occur.
? Research writing. We are building a library of white papers which describe sophisticated spyware techniques, our responses to them, and our broader technology initiatives. There is also significant opportunity for patent work in this area.

The position is in Boston
Please send pm or email me with any relevant information.
Thank you

Answer:Anti spy ware research

I gave permission for this post.

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I am merely curious of the following companies which would surmount the others: Asus, Lenovo, MSI, or Toshiba? My criterion is currently lenient; its cost can be roughly $1.2k, 500+gb HDD, 5000-7200rpm read/write speed HDD, 200 or 300 nVidia series (or Radeon equivalent; I neglect to stay updated w/ ATI), HDMI compatible, 15-17" screen w/ 16:9/16:10/15:9 aspect ratio, and several hour battery life. The companies mentioned are of my prior knowledge and recommendation. If there are any comparable companies not aforementioned, I'm welcome to research them as well. Appreciate your time.

Answer:Ambivalent on laptop research....

Here is my elucidated criterion:

budget: ~$1-1.5k

size: 15-17"

resolution: 16:9/16:10/15:9 aspect ratios

battery life: 4-7hrs

graphic performance: Op Flashpoint: Dragon Rising... I think that is taxing enough for a benchmark

other features/ tasks: sound hardware near FLAC standards, HDMI compatibility, and ability to run Rhino & Solidworks

HDD capacity: 500+gb

sites: amazon.com, compudirect.com, directron.com, evertek.com, mwave.com, ncixus.com, newegg.com, pcdirect.com, tigerdirect.com, zipzoomfly.com, et cetera

longevity: I would prefer that it remain adequate for my entire 4-5year undergrad endeavor; however, I do prospect that I shall built a high performance desktop in a few years. My emphasis on this laptop's abilities is underscored by versatility and practicality.

brands: preferred = Asus, Dell, Lenovo, MSI, and Toshiba; chosen from personal experience and others' recommendation. disliked = Acer & HP; chosen from reviews holding them lowest in reliability or customer service

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These pop ups come up when going into a retair site and they always imitate the site pretending that the survey is for that certain retail store.
 
 
iConsumer
 
 
consumers-research.com

Answer:iConsumer and consumers-research.com

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Ant... Read more

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Microsoft conducts various surveys from time to time including usability studies, advertising ideas, etc. Although such groups in the past were invitation only, it seems that anyone interested can put in an application here:
http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/marketing_research/
 

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Hi I need to know how to link or send a link into my college discussion papers on Canvas. I'm running Windows 10 and I'm older not very computer savvy, but I get by so far, really need help...ThX Rod
 

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Can anyone suggest a good topic to research on Cryptography? In my Information Security course, we have to get a paper published by a popular website or journal such as http://www.ebcvg.com/ .

I'm actually a programmer, which is why I want to research Cryptography because it is extremly interesting to me, and is sort of a tie between IT and Computer Science.

My knowledge of Cryptography is limited. About the best I've done is written an RSA encryption/decryption program, and then tried to research some basic algorithms for deciphering encrypted text. Nothing too advanced, just Caeserian ciphers, basic subsitution and shift ciphers.

I sent my professor my topic idea of researching the benefits of different encryption algorithms, but apparently it's too broad of a topic. He did offer the suggestions of "Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) applications for secure email.", "A History of Block Cipher Algorithms and Thier Applications in Communication Security", or
"Encryption Technologies for VoIP".

The only one that kinda stands out as something I'm interested in is "A History of Block Cipher Algorithms and Their Applications in Communication Security", but I was kind of hoping to get your opinions on some other interesting topics I could research before I start doing some preliminary research to figure out which topic I want to pursue.
 

Answer:Cryptography Research Ideas

I personally think that PKI is fascinating -- the notion that you can safely distribute an encryption key that can't decrypt its own message is pretty cool.
 

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I have a Dell 5200 Inspirion - bought it July 2015 (my third Dell laptop). About four months ago, the plastic mounts in the base (not the display lid) snapped due to pressure from the hinge. Never dropped. Never bumped. A familiar story, it seems.
I really don't have time to mess around and fix this kind of thing - saw various YouTube vids that explain how to do the job - and threw up my hands.
I looked around at other laptops - Toshiba, HP, Lenovo, Acer - they ALL have hinge problems. Apparently, in the rush to make laptops as thin and light as possible, they skimped on the engineering. Looking at the inside of the case, I'm surprised that these machines don't have more problems.
Want a laptop without a hinge problem? Buy a Mac. 
Looks like I'm going to have to buckle down and take this box apart. I'm using gorilla glue. 

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I tried to remove 180 research assistant by myself -- removing anything I was not familiar with (stupid) and I opened in MS DOS to remove some .dll file that could not be removed by Ad-Aware. The durn file just wouldn't die, so I saw this forum read the postings and here is my logfile from "HiJack This".

Can you please help me kill this??

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:59:46 AM, on 11/19/04
Platform: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SA3DSRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\MOUSE\SYSTEM\EM_EXEC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\HEWLETT-PACKARD\HP PRECISIONSCAN\PRECISIONSCAN PRO\HPLAMP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HPSJVXD.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\HEWLETT-PACKARD\DIGITAL IMAGING\UNLOAD\HPQCMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WWNRYEB.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HPZSTATX.EXE
C:\UNZIPPED\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.libcoop.net/roseville/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - C:\PR... Read more

Answer:Oh, oh, I tried to remove 180 research assistant!

Run hijackthis, tick these entries listed below and ONLY these entries, double check to make sure, then make sure all browser & email windows are closed and press fix checked
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CA0E28FA-1AFD-4C21-A8DC-70EB5BE2F076} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\SURFSIDEKICK 2\SSKBHO.DLL (file missing)

O2 - BHO: LocalNRDObj Class - {00320615-B6C2-40A6-8F99-F1C52D674FAD} - C:\WINDOWS\LOCALNRD.DLL
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00000010-6F7D-442C-93E3-4A4827C2E4C8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00041A26-7033-432C-94C7-6371DE343822} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {F4E04583-354E-4076-BE7D-ED6A80FD66DA} - (no file)
O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {2CDE1A7D-A478-4291-BF31-E1B4C16F92EB} - (no file)

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mdac_runonce] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\runonce.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXE" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [salm] c:\windows\salm.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [tvetlxhsg] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\wwnryeb.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [bwt] C:\WINDOWS\bwt.exe

Reboot into safe mode by following instructions here: http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2001052409420406
then as some of the files or folders you need to delete may be hidden do this:
Open Windows Explorer & Go to Tools > Folder Options. Click on the View tab and make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked. Also uncheck "Hide... Read more

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well it's been a while since i've built a gaming PC... a few months ago i decided i'd be going with ATi for certain... so i bought an m2r32mvp, 1kw psu, 2x1Gb ocz RAM... and i was slowly piecing it together until i found out Intel and AMD have quad core GPU's out now, which would be ideal for gaming processing. money is an issue... but it's not... basically I'm looking for a full speed dual ePCI Crossfire board that supports quad core processing and DDR3 RAM... does this exist yet?
I know AMD quad core processors for the AM2+ are buggy and you have to disable the L3 cache for stable performance and new CPUs will be out in March, but will they be AM2+ or a new socket altogether?

What should I buy?

not interested in nVidia, although i am curious as to what's the hype of this SLI technology that they probably got when 3dfx was acquired so long ago

build your dream machine and post it here as a suggestion

Does anyone know what new motherboards are going to be released soon?
I'm mainly interested in ASUS and Abit as far as motherboards go because they've been solid in the past, but whatever...

thanks for the support

(and does anyone have an answer as to why a 2Gb stick of DDR3 is slower in mhz than the lower ones?)
 

Answer:Looking for best mobo for gaming... have done some research

bump (message has to be at least ten characters)
 

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I am merely curious of the following companies which would surmount the others: Asus, Lenovo, MSI, or Toshiba? My criterion is currently lenient; its cost can be roughly $1.2k, 500+gb HDD, 5000-7200rpm read/write speed HDD, 200 or 300 nVidia series (or Radeon equivalent; I neglect to stay updated w/ ATI), HDMI compatible, 15-17" screen w/ 16:9/16:10/15:9 aspect ratio, and several hour battery life. The companies mentioned are of my prior knowledge and recommendation. If there are any comparable companies not aforementioned, I'm welcome to research them as well. Appreciate your time.
 

Answer:Ambivalent on laptop research

Here is my elucidated criterion:

budget: ~$1-1.5k

size: 15-17"

resolution: 16:9/16:10/15:9 aspect ratios

battery life: 3-5hrs

graphic performance: Op Flashpoint: Dragon Rising... I think that is taxing enough for a benchmark

other features/ tasks: sound hardware near FLAC standards, HDMI compatibility, and ability to run Rhino & Solidworks

HDD capacity: 500+gb

sites: amazon.com, compudirect.com, directron.com, evertek.com, mwave.com, ncixus.com, newegg.com, pcdirect.com, tigerdirect.com, zipzoomfly.com, et cetera

longevity: I would prefer that it remain adequate for my entire 4-5year undergrad endeavor; however, I do prospect that I shall built a high performance desktop in a few years. My emphasis on this laptop's abilities is underscored by versatility and practicality.

brands: preferred = Asus, Dell, Lenovo, MSI, and Toshiba; chosen from personal experience and others' recommendation. disliked = Acer, Gateway, & HP; chosen from reviews holding them lowest in reliability or customer service
 

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I was an ENORMOUS idiot and rashly decided to download and run Combofix before knowing what I was getting myself into. I read a random post on Reddit about how great the program was for removing malware, and without much thought I ran the program. While it was working, I decided to do some research using my phone (since it temporarily disables internet), and soon realized I made a terrible mistake. But, my instincts told me it would be a horrible idea to close the program while it was already mid-operation, so I sat there in suspense, hoping my computer wouldn't explode and eradicate the entire human race. Anyway, I haven't noticed any immediate problems with my computer since running the program, although I have noticed a slight increase in speed.
 
Here are the logs. I have no idea how to interpret them, so if it deleted something that may cause problems, please let me know how I can fix it: 
 
 
 
ComboFix 14-04-30.01 - Main 05/02/2014   3:07.1.4 - x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8191.5396 [GMT -4:00]
Running from: c:\users\Main\Downloads\ComboFix.exe
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {641105E6-77ED-3F35-A304-765193BCB75F}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {DF70E402-51D7-30BB-99B4-4D23E83BFDE2}
SP: Windows Defen... Read more

Answer:Ran Combofix without proper research

I didn't really have any major malware problems, but I ran combofix out of curiosity like an idiot. I haven't noticed any issues with my computer yet, but here are my DDS logs:
 

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17041  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.55.2
Run by Main at 4:58:47 on 2014-05-02
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8191.4506 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {641105E6-77ED-3F35-A304-765193BCB75F}
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {DF70E402-51D7-30BB-99B4-4D23E83BFDE2}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
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I just bought a Digital Research brand 24x10x40 CDRW drive. It was $80 american at Best Buy with a ten dollar rebate. I had also received a $50 gift certificate so it was actually $30! This has got to be one of my best investments. I have burned 8 cds already without a single problem. I have burned all kinds too, copying of cd-to-cd, mp3 cds, cd audio cds, data cds, iso cds, and without a problem. I was hesitant to buy this brand over Plextor but i figured if the drive didnt' work up to my expectations i'd just return it. I'm sure glad i saved the $80 buying this one over the plextor. :grinthumb Digital research :grinthumb
 

Answer:Digital Research 24x10x40

Cool, glad you like it. I bought my dad a Lite-On 24x10x40 and he loves it. Burns real fast and hasn't messed up a cd once.

Funny story: My sister has my old 2x2x6 and burned 3 identical cds on my dads burner because she though they were finishing too quick and something had to be wrong
 

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i have been invaded by backdoor virus that i cannot seem to identify
through Google or any other search engine.

Adaware identifies it as Backdoor32 Trojan. but it doesn't remove it as it reinstalls itself after adaware deletes it.

it show up in Win\Systen32\hblbkxop.dll
also win\logon\hblbkxop32.dll
i have also removed it from other Registry entries that i have found useing search function in Regedit.

can u help me identify this Trojan.

Also point me to removal specific instructions.

Also, any idea where it came from.

System is winxp home, sp2.

hijack this identifies it as 020win logon Notify: hblbkxop-C:windows\system32\hblbkxop.dll

thanks in advance for any help, and prompt replies to you if u require more information
 

Answer:Identify.....Research....Destroy

Please follow the instructions in the below link and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.

READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide


If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going.
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not.

Notes:
If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode. You can run steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:
Starting your computer in Safe mode
If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools on another PC and burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.

 

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As far as i know OSPF uses Dijkstra Algorithm. Am I right on this one? And is it possible to use A* Algorithm on IP Routing or replace the Dijkstra?

Please help me on this one. Thanks.
 

Answer:OSPF (Needed for research)

Yes it uses Dijkstras. No as far as i know you cannot replace it. You can adjust the parameters and knobs in ospf to get what you want but the underlying algorithm will always be dijkstras.
 

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Hi

In Windows 10 v1511, when I type a word in the Start menu, how can I set Windows in seeking only in the local computers?

Thanks

Bye

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My background is in Network (cisco) and security along with virtualization in a corp environment - I'm back in school now finishing a computer science degree and I need ideas for undergraduate research?

I'm kind of drawing a blank -- anybody think of anything worthwhile?
 

Answer:Hey gang - I need research ideas.

How about an app to find every cisco device on the network that is still using default username/ pass. Make a nice tool for hack.... errr...security audit professionals
 

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Hmm...http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStoreCheapest thing: $79 1GB, no screen, nothing specialiPod Nano: $149, 4GBiPod Classic: $249 80GBFirst hand notice on the Apple products:All say something about design... design design design. They seem to be more pretty than they are useful. Second fact:Most users dont even have 80GB of Music, and when they do, they brag about it, but dont listen to half of it. Heck, I bet they use the SKIP button more than anything else. Microsoft:Zune: 80GB $233. Has a bigger screen than the iPod classic, great for those users who dont even listen to half of their songs$189 30GB Zune Still a bigger screen than the iPod classic, perfect storage capacity$194 8GB Zune (the mini-fied version!)$140 4GB Zune (still mini)Now, what to notice about both:They both have cool looks... right then. Fine, Fashion Statement, but, you can still call a Zune an iPod and get away with it. Besides, Zune is cooler than that Apple the suckup brings for the teacher every week, right?Yes, buy an iFruit... But, better yet, lets step outside the realm of Apple and Microsoft: $91.99, Creative ZEN V Plus 1.5" Black & Blue 4GB MP3 Player  $94 MEElectronics RockMee 2.4" 4GB MP4 Player >>>> Mind you, there were a ton of MP3/MP4 players on Newegg, but, I'm not going to bother posting them $119 Creative ZEN 2.5" Black 4GB MP4 Player  ... sleek design for this one, thus why I pulled it and put it on this pos... Read more

Answer:iPod! Lets do some research!

If you're interested in something that sounds good go Creative ZEN. With a good pair of headphones these will blow iHype out of the water.

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Hello

The new search box take too much space on my toolbar. Can I reduce it or remove completely the search box?
Screen shot:
Screenpresso Cloud

Martin

Answer:How to remove the research box toolbar

You can right click on the task bar and select search and then select hidden. That will make it disappear from the task bar.

HTH

Screen Shot:

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Hello,

For starters, I'm new to this forum. I'm a senior in high school, and I'm applying to a Siemen's / Westinghouse Competition, a research project type of thing (link is here .) My team is planning on doing a research project based on Windows.

We are basing our research project on the fact that on systems with Windows installed, whenever less than half the space on the system is remaining, the computer has a sudden decrease in performance. We've noticed that this happens only on Windows system, and have tried on Linux and Mac systems as well. I'm hoping that someone much more knowledgeable in file systems and windows can be of some help in giving a personal "testimony" or anything at all. All we need is a quick proverbial point in the right direction.

Also, is there a contact email in microsoft i should be asking?

Thanks very much in advance!

Answer:Research Project, need advice

The system performance is going to decrease when you hook the computer up to the Internet, since you need to install the basics: anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall. And having those running will make any system sluggish.

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I am Networking Student of MS Degree. Kindly help me for choosing Research Topic and in this regard your help in future is also required. Your suggestions/help in this regard will be highly appreciated. Thanks.
 

Answer:Research Topics in Networking.

closed duplicate http://forums.techguy.org/networking/559403-research-topics-networking.html
 

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Hey,

I'm currently working on a project in which im exploring the way people use computers and the internet.

Most important to my project right now is :


how people learnt to use computers and the internet?.. did you learn them both at once?.. had you had a computer for years before you even thought about the net?... did anyone help you discover computers or the net?..did you need to learn these skills for a reason?...

Me myself>> I learnt as a nipper, sat in front of my dads work computer drawing silly pictures. Then i moved onto playing games, general office applications followed, and by the time i was 11 i was hooked on the net. Now i design and maintain websites, and manages a few peoples business accounts. I guess i was shown the way by my dad, but i also had a fair few good tutors through school and college.

Any repsonses would be great.
Cheers!!!

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I have seen a couple of posts now on this website about drivers not working after a Vista install and software not working etc.

I would like to remind everyone that there is a Vista upgrade advisor avilable at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/windowsvista/buyorupgrade/upgradeadvisor.mspx.

As with my previous "flaming" topic, I don't want this to turn into a slugfest against Vista. Any unfounded accusations against Vista on this topic will be reported.

But remember that Vista is a BIG upgrade and does have some issues, which can be expected, like any other upgrade. So, to all you flamers, at least Microsoft have been good enough to provide this free utility.

P.S. this doesn't pick up everything so search for "[your PC model name] and Vista" on Google before upgrading, too, especially if you have a laptop, because these can be tricky (like my laptop).
 

Answer:Do your research BEFORE installing Vista

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hello everyone,

its the end of the uni year and i have tons of work i need to get done.. one of the things i need to do is research about internet piracy of video games, movies etc. This research includes handing out questionaires so i figured, that this would be a great place to ask people to fill it out.. its really not long and can be done in less than a minute.. appreciate it if anyone would do it, and tell ur friends!

this is the link to the questionaire:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/Users/8...A75-4BDD-903B-CFF81FB7ABFF.asp?U=705051081759
 

Answer:Research on Internet Piracy

Done
 

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Hi all. I am writing an academic paper on IT architecture and processes from an 'outsider’s perspective' (centred on the idea of innovation - "can’t see the wood for the trees"). Can I ask for some help on the process of defragmentation. With the varying file systems (NTFS, Fat, FAT32) it is difficult to understand how a Defrag program can successfully negotiate disks. I understand the concept of fragmented data, how it becomes fragmented, and know how, in general, a defrag is supposed to help. However, can someone explain to me in detail, or give me any advise/help/URL's as to how a defrag program really works:: from the pushing of the defrag button (so to speak)
How does it identify fragmented files?
How does it locate fragmented files?
How does it store this information?
What is the defragmentation process? eg. Scan, document, relocate?
Is there any information already stored about fragmented files on a day to day basis, or is it one clean scan when defrag is run?
Are there separate processes depending on the Filing system/OS system?
Where are indexes and lookup tables located, and how are these referenced?


This paper is referenced on the basis of helpfulness of response and this site/people will be properly referenced. - [email protected] for E-mails to be included in its general release.

Thanks.

Answer:Defragmentation Research Paper

I would recomend good ol google.

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I am Networking Student of MS Degree. Kindly help me for choosing Research Topic and in this regard your help in future is also required. Your suggestions/help in this regard will be highly appreciated. Thanks.
 

Answer:Research Topics in Networking.

can you make a bit more sense and explain what you want
It is obvious that English isn't your first language so please try to explain in simple terms what help you need

what you are asking is such a general wide topic that unless you are much more precise you won't get any help
 

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I have the same problem. I am using a MacBook Air mid 2011 with the latest version of Mac OS. My printer is an HP envy 7640 all in one. Please tell me how to unistall my HP software and then re-install it.
 
I also have a problem with the HP Scan app. It crashes. That didn't happen on my old HP printer that wore out, but it happens on my envy 7640 from day one.

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Hi

In Windows 10 v1511, when I type a word in the Start menu, how can I set Windows in seeking only in the local computers?

Thanks

Bye

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I feel like I am regressing back into the stone age these past few weeks concerning google searches. I'm trying to do some research and I get products or local businesses. I use to click discussions to filter this out but I run into the almighty useless google groups discussions instead of finding new interesting forums that may be out there. Even adding -groups.google.com when searching discussions doesn't remove those results.

Anyone know of a search engine that is for research? I dont want a closed network that doesnt include everyday peoples input or undocumented/verified info which is why I think forums are great. Sites like wikipedia is great for factual information or summeries but not sharing experiences and learning from each other. So I'm looking for a search engine that excludes results of people trying to make a living. Just research. Does one exist?

Edit: Alright getting better but open to suggestions. In case anyone want to know this seems to have removed google discussion results and can remove specific websites. Maybe a firefox addon can automatically filter out websites like facebook forums and google groups. I'd be set.

searchterm inurl:forum -site.com

Answer:Is there a research search engine?

100 Search Engines For Academic Research

Google Scholar

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this happened after i re-installed my windows 7 system. it's been a while and i couldn't find a solution. i tried to search some solutions from internet and they didn't work.  Is there a way to solve this?
error:800F0900
 
 
FCFix version 2.4.5.0 by niemiro.
Start time: 2015-11-24 20:22:40.959
Microsoft Windows 7  - amd64
Using .txt script file at C:\Users\kzcr\Desktop\SFCFixScript.txt [0]
 
 
 
 
FileScan::
[0: 1] C:\Windows\System32\Msdtc\MSDTC.LOG
File is untraceable.
 Found: GCUsqfjCJ3yQpjspmtU2ZuZ5nX5Hf913uYAyIll8AVA=
 Version number not available.
Trace not available.
 
 
 
[1: 1] C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-com-dtc-runtime_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_7547f48c79b40229\MSDTC.LOG
 Expected: Q4htnI+yK+Jo0DJugTfqjq40IHkXFkIWyyAaDjFGEvo=
 Expected: 6.1.7600.16385 Found: Version number not available.
Failed to trace component amd64_microsoft-windows-com-dtc-runtime_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_7547f48c79b40229 with return code -2.
FileScan:: directive completed successfully.
 
 
 
 
Successfully processed all directives.
SFCFix version 2.4.5.0 by niemiro has completed.
Currently storing 0 datablocks.
Finish time: 2015-11-24 20:22:51.731
Script hash: yqmxX1j/+8ZyX3y6rPOmoWChAp9FEXuZ4bDqiXrV6rc=
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Answer:Windows could not research for new updates

Hi KZCR If you need assistance with the analysis of SFCFix logs, I suggest you to start a new thread in the Windows Update section over at Sysnative. Reason being that SFCFix's creator, niemiro, is there and the Analysts there are also trained to use SFCFix.http://www.sysnative.com/forums/windows-update/

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