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One of my Drives doesnt work... Or is it me that doesnt work?

Question: One of my Drives doesnt work... Or is it me that doesnt work?

Ok I have a question, I have 3 cd rom drives and a hard drive I have the hard drive by its self and its pluged into IDE 1, then I have 2 drive to gather and there plug into IDE 2, and then I have 1 drive and its pluged into IDE 3, and its set to master, It worked when I had it pluged into IDE 2 by itself, am I missing somthing or what, lol what maybe its pluged into IDE 4, this dam board and all its IDE lol also the main reason I bought it, ok well Ill be back....

lol I should really look before I ask...

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Preferred Solution: One of my Drives doesnt work... Or is it me that doesnt work?

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Answer: One of my Drives doesnt work... Or is it me that doesnt work?

ok well now its in IDE 3 but its still not being read, and I no it works because it was once in IDE2...

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Hi I have a problem where my microphone do
doesnt actually work what it does when i try to talk anywhere ,such as a game or skype, is that it will playback all of my computer audio(Ex if im talking to someone on skype they will hear themselves instead of me) ive tried many things such as getting a sound card and messing around in the audio device setting in windows 10 but nothing seems to fix it. I am slowly losing hope. I am pretty sure this is a software problem but i cant seem to put my finger on what it is.
My computer specs:
Phantom 530
MSI Gaming 5 z97
16 Gigs of Kingston HyperX Fury Ram
240 Gig Sandisk SSD
Generic 2 TB Toshiba 7200 RPM HDD
Optical Drive:
Generic (Rarely Use It)

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i havent done anything changing lately. but whenever i want to alt crtl delete to close off a web page that is stuck it doesnt go onto the thing anymore. when i goto cmd on run in start button it says this program is already being used. but when i type in command in run it goes on. are they the same things?

Answer:My Alt,crtl,delete Thing Doesnt Work And Cmd Doesnt Work?

Have you updated, and run your antivirus?Have you done any online virus scans?Have you run any Spyware/Malware programs?What Spyware/Malware programs do you use?Were there any error messages?If so, what was the exact error message?

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Hello all! I am new here and I need your help so much. Earlier I had some problems with non working polish signs like ć, ź, ż, but that was BIOS problem and has be solved with the upgrade to 2.0 version. So now - like in the title - other issues are there.
1. I can change modes between wifi and flight one, but its indicator is still shine (in the flight mode too) and never gonna turn off.
2. I cant make upercase of "B" letter - shift works properly. I can write other letters uppercase.
3. Combination ctrl+alt+del doesnt work (Win8.1)

Thanks in advance for your help.


Answer:Satellite L50-B - wifi indicator doesnt turn off and doesnt work Uppercase B

Hello Damien

Really strange issues.
Do you use original preinstalled OS that you got with your machine?

I mean all listed issues are really strange and I would like to know if they exist for long period of time or have you noticed all of them few days ago. Especially issue with WLAN is a bit confusing.

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Hello, I own a Lenovo W530 (Machine Type 2438).After installing Windows 10 the Lenovo Solution Center recommended a battery update, which I did, but didnt work. Since that I had some problems with my BIOS, but they stopped (re-enter date) . About two weeks ago, my battery was empty and my laptop crashed.When restarting it my display didn`t work any more. I thought that my display / display cable broke (i had reordered a display a week before due to stripes on my lcd caused by dumb cleaning).After the new display didnt work I noticed that one cable of the intern display connection broke:so I ordered a new intern display connection  After installing it, it didnt work too and I observed, that I can connect and work via an external monitor problemless, but when trying to "duplicate" the laptop screen to the monitor it stays black, as the display does... What do you recommend?  Best regards!

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Hello People Im in need of your expertise. here are a few scans i ran I hope these can help you tell what my problems are...ComboFix 08-07-31.04 - uuurbody 2008-11-02 8:36:39.2 - NTFSx86Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.256 [GMT -5:00]Running from: E:\Documents and Settings\uuurbody\Desktop\ComboFix.exe.- REDUCED FUNCTIONALITY MODE -.((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).I:\Autorun.inf.((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2008-10-02 to 2008-11-02 ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).2008-11-01 22:03 . 2008-11-01 22:03 <DIR> d-------- E:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Nero2008-11-01 19:08 . 2008-11-01 19:08 0 --a------ E:\WINDOWS.0\Irremote.ini2008-11-01 18:16 . 2008-11-02 08:37 <DIR> d-a------ E:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP2008-10-22 13:12 . 2008-04-27 09:33 765,952 --a------ E:\WINDOWS.0\system32\xvidcore.dll2008-10-22 13:12 . 2008-04-27 09:35 180,224 --a------ E:\WINDOWS.0\system32\xvidvfw.dll2008-10-22 13:12 . 2007-06-28 17:55 77,824 --a------ E:\WINDOWS.0\system32\xvid.ax2008-10-15 01:11 . 2008-08-14 05:11 2,189,184 -----c--- E:\WINDOWS.0\system32\dllcache\ntoskrnl.exe2008-10-15 01:11 . 2008-08-14 05:09 2,145,280 -----c--- E:\WINDOWS.0\system32\dllcache\... Read more

Answer:comp is slow Nero doesnt work properly doesnt always start properly

ComboFix logs should not to be posted outside the HijackThis forums. It is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.Please create a new topic explaining the nature of your problem in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum. Describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results.If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.Thank you for using BleepingComputer as your malware removal source.I will have a moderator close this topic.

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im using windows pro sp2. last week i had downloaded something and then i started to get advertisements even when a browser wasnt open. it was about 3 different ones but went off every 30 secs to 5 mins. i went through some windows files in safe mode deleted some things here n there and ending processes.
i was successful in stopping the advertisements. although not long afterwards the internet would stop after 5 mins and i would have to keep restarting. once i tried to system restore it wont go back past the day i started having this internet problem. im not sure if its related to the previous problem or if i deleted a file i should not have?

here is my hijack this log...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:50:35 AM, on 11/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
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Answer:internet stops to work after a few mins and system restore doesnt work either.

The file mscfco.exe doesn't look right, I'm moving this to our HJT forum for those folks to have a look.

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1 MONTH AGO, I BOUGHT A LAPTOP LENOVO Y700 8Y WITH WINDOWS,  BUT SOME KEYS DOESNT WORK, for example NEVER WORK THE KEY 4 OF THE NUMERIC KEYBOARD AND SOME OTHER KEYS LIKE DAMAGE, DELETE, DELETE, A, S, D BETWEEN OTHERS, BUT THIS KEYS WORKS SOMETIMES.I do not know if they are the drivers or indeed the physical keyboard is damaged, since I have tried with a usb keyboard and all the keys work. Sometimes the mouse also stops working TOO.

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This computer came with FreeDos and I had to buy a retail windows, so it wasnt custom set for the laptop and when I go to Lenovo driver page for Z510, the only driver in the touchpad and keyboard page is the touchpad drivers.Nothing for the keyboard. So what am I missing? Where can I go to turn on those extra function keys?By the way, I did check in BIOS and hotkeys is turned on.


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Answer:Windows 8.1 on Z510 Fn+ Function keys doesnt work and I dont see any Lenovo to make them work again

make sure chipset and everything is installed off lenovo driver page one of them should be part of fn + keys

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Attempted a restore in Safe Mode. System came back up with all icons as normal. Issue start button doesn't work, icons open file but there is not text or data...there is what appears to be wire frames where the information should be. All files still on drive but cannot access.

Safe mode does no good because everything is blank and there is no text

Answer:Win 7 Ult x64 Start doesnt work Icons dont work

Welcome to our forum.

Read this tutorial I think it might help you.

By Brink:
Safe Mode

Using Last known good configuration.

Another tutorial that that can be very helpful

By Brink:
System Recovery Options

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i have to type command anyone know why?

Answer:cmd doesnt work on xp

Could possibly be an infection try this and have it checked by a HJT expert here:

To download HJTsetup.exe To Download HijackThis go to the following:;dl=item5
Filename = 1137518044HJTsetup.exe
Save the file to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\HijackThis.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialog boxes until you get to the Select Additional Tasks dialog.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialog box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
At the top of the Notepad HJT log screen, hit Edit then Select All then click Edit and then click Copy doing that copies the text to the clipboard, you won't see it yet....
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

A security expert should take a look at your log - please be patient.

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Dear Gurus,Hi. I have been a proud buyer of the lenovo T61 machine for almost a year now and I am proud my machine is still few hours old which was used only for the two problem resolutions(first it was restoration issues and then battery issues).Finally I got replacement battery now I felt that my machoine doesnt have mic. I did try to look for it and then after a long serach on the internet did find out that my machine did have a mic but its not working. Kindly lenovo lovers plz help me out how to make this work. At times I feel bad that I bought the most reliable name (THINKPADS) in the notebook industry or at times i felel that may be I was the unlucky ones. I need urgent help as I am about to go on my business trip and without a mic i will be stuck. Thanks in advance waiting for a reply soon.   

THINKPADT61 / 7662CTO / T7500 / 100GB 7200RPM / 2GB RAM / 14.1 WIDE SCREEN / NVIDIA 140MS / 4965AGN / BT / WINDOWS XP


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Answer:T61 does it have a mic if so why doesnt it work ?????????

The mic on your computer is near the right side of the touchpad. You can learn this by opening Help Center on your ThinkPad (press ThinkVantage / Help & Support / Learn about my computer). Here you can find visual information about what is where on your machine.Why are you so sure that you mic does not work? If I were you I could check all the relevant information about the mic that is available on your system (try Windows XP help and Control Center). Finally, you can test it by using Lenovo System Toolbox.  

ThinkPad T500 2242-CTO P8600 / 4GB RAM / WSXGA+ / HDD Fujitsu 7200rpm 1TB / 6 Cell Sony / Windows 8 Pro 64-bitThinkPad Tablet 2ThinkPad X61s 7669-3KG Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit

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Question: IE doesnt work.

Hi on my clansite i have a guy who cannot log in ... it just refreshes .. he tried to put cookies to "accept all cookies"
but when he does it sites crashes ... so he has turned it back to normal but any ideas ? ... says he is logged in but he isnt himself isnt.
Site :

Answer:IE doesnt work.

Tell him to try Firefox or maby opera,
could be a spyware program blocking cookies as well.

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Hi, i have a 2 year old emachines desktop, and its been working fine up until now. Whats wrong with it is that when i turn the computer on, it doesnt display anything on the screen, and the mouse and keyboard dont work either, and only the fan is on. Also the light around the power button turns into a solid orange color. Also the computer smells like burned rubber. Also last night i uninstalled my old nvidia drivers, and installed new ones, but it was working fine last night after i had done that.

Please if someone can help me ASAP it would be greatly appreciated

Answer:PC doesnt work, help!!

Take a look at your motherboard. Any of your capacitors swollen or leaking?


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Question: USB doesnt work

Good evening all, I have an issue with my Lenovo Z510. The 2x USB 3.0 port on the left and the usb 2.0 on the right are notworking. I noticed it when my external mouse wasn't working. When I attach an external HDD, the HDDlight is on on all 3 ports, so they are powered, but it is not seen by my pc. When I look in the Device Manager there's an error in the Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller- 0100 (microsoft). It says that the device cannot start (Code 10). Tried to udate the driver.It says that the driver is up to date. I have Windows 8.1. Thank in advanced and below the log/report of the devicemanager Device PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_8C31&SUBSYS_397817AA&REV_05\3&11583659&0&A0 had a problem starting.Driver Name: usbxhci.infClass Guid: {36FC9E60-C465-11CF-8056-444553540000}Service: USBXHCILower Filters:Upper Filters:Problem: 0xAStatus: 0x0

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Question: Doesnt Work !!!

My CD drive is : LITE-ON DVDRW SHOW-1653S

But it says this message.

Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware. (Code 37)

I have XP. I have tried updating and re-installing but that doesnt work.

Answer:Doesnt Work !!!

Take a look at this
This is a registry patch File.

You may have to re-install whatever Burning Software you use

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Question: ftp doesnt work??

hello i am running an ftp server of of my desktop behind a router. i

have forwarded all of the ports needed to run the server such as

21-FTP 80-HTTP 53-DNS, i use bullet proof ftp server but i cant get it to

work. when i try to connect to the server with the lan given ip

( it works but it doesn work when i use my ip behind

the router or if i use my dns. the problem started after i reset my

router i have the router set to a dynamic ip i dont kno if i need to set it

back to a PPPoE because im using dsl.

Answer:ftp doesnt work??

Yes you should set everything back to the was it was before you reset it. If you used PPPoE in the past and now it does not work then that could be the problem.

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I have a problem. My Spy Bot search and destroy does not work. It scans for spyware successfully but then i get an error message saying "Cannot find file msjava.dll or ms.dll"when i try to remove the syware found. I have the latest version and updates of spybot.

Another problem i have is that norton antivirus caught 2 spyware files-boreng.exe,uninstaller.exe and could not remove them. When i did a full system search to manually delete these files they were no where to be found.

heres my hijack this log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 7:25:49 PM, on 8/24/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\documents and settings\owner\local settings\temp\gGdSNA.exe
C:\documents and settings\owner\local settings\temp\0aZJZW4.exe
C:\documents and settings\owner\local settings\temp\0160T.ex... Read more

Answer:Spy bot doesnt work.

Hello The BRat,

Lets try Ad-Aware. Download it from my signature. While your at it download CWShredder also. Don't do anything with it yet.


Install the program and launch it.

First in the main window look in the bottom right corner and click on Check for updates now then click Connect and download the latest reference files.

From main window :Click Start then under Select a scan Mode tick Perform full system scan.

Next deselect Search for negligible risk entries.

Now to scan just click the Next button.

When the scan is finished mark everything for removal and get rid of it.(Right-click the window and choose select all from the drop down menu and click Next)

Before restart, Empty Recycle Bin.

Restart your computer.

Update HijackThis also. Yours is out of date.

Download HijackThis from link in my signature. Save it to a permanent folder (I create a new folder in C:\ named HJT). Open and hit scan, then save log. Once it is saved it will open in notepad. Select all from the edit button, copy and paste the results here. Don't fix anything with it yet! Someone experienced with the logs will advise you.

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I start the PC, and the net is connected - using cable - I open up my FTP program, FileZilla and it doesnt connect.
I disconnect LAN and reconnect and it FTP works. But when I shut it down and start my PC again, I got to repeat the same process.

Any idea how to get this fixed ?


Answer:FTP doesnt work unless

By disconnect LAN, do you mean you unplug the ethernet cable, or do you repair, or disable/reenable the internet connection from windows?

Also, can you browse the internet from your internet browser without going through the process you described?

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a while back i plugged in my joystick into my front panel usb (man, this sounds like a bad porno script written by a nerd) and my computer just went dead. what happened was the capicators in my PSU just up and popped basically. anyway, i cant use usb 2.0 anymore. its enabled in my bios, its deffinetly supported, its broke on all ports so im not plugging it in in the wrong spot. is it possible that there was like, a voltage irregularity but it only effected my usb 2.0 controller? everything else works as expected.

my mobo is a gigabyte GA-7N400-L

also, i just looked in the hardware manager and theres a question mark next to my Universal Serial Bus controller. i do have the latest drivers for my motherboard and the chipset and whatnot. would i have to install the USB controller seperately then?

Answer:USB 2.0 Doesnt work

Well, since it happened when you plugged something in the USB port then it is very likely it fried something in the USB controller but nowhere else.

You should find out if it was your joystick that caused the damage or your USB ports were wired to the motherboard wrong.

You could get your motherboard replaced if it is under warranty or just buy a PCI USB controller.

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Question: dvd doesnt work

got media 10 put in dvd to watch & nothing happens any body got any ideas

Answer:dvd doesnt work

Did the DVD drive and/or the DVD itself ever work before?

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When I plug a USB 2.0 device into my computer, the mouse and keyboard stop working. I have this problem for a year now and now i'm thinking of buying a mp3 player. But the USB 2 on my computer doesnt work! I tried installing all the drivers for my albatron KM18G Pro motherboard but that didnt fixed it. I was suspecting maybe there is a problem with my power supply. It's only 300W. To all the computer whiz in this forum, please help me out. Thanks.

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Question: Cmd doesnt work..

Yup... My cmd doesnt work..

windows xp

I try typing ipconfig in.. nothing happens..

Look for yourself..

Please help me!

Answer:Cmd doesnt work..

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Question: CD ROM doesnt work

Most of the time when I insert a CD ROM, I get a message that the CD ROM needs cleaning. After I have clean the CD many times it still doesnt work. However somethink strange is that there is 1 or 2 CD ROM that can work without much problem. At times the PC thought it is an audio when its actually a children software. I am confuse as what to do.

Answer:CD ROM doesnt work

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Got a Edge 14 yesterday.  Today the DVD drive no longer shows up, will not read anything (tried all different media).  Called Lenovo and they wont talk to me; computer too new!  ThinkVantage Toolbox Diagnostic says problem with the DVDRAM driver.  Windows device info says "Windows cannot load the devie driver, Code 39.  Driver details say cdrom.sys is the driver.  When I try to update the driver, it says the driver is up to date.  Since Lenovo wont talk to me because my computer number isnt in their system, how to I get a replacement or refund? doug 

Answer:DVD doesnt work, day 1

Call Lenovo customer service, and not the Warranty department, get a RMA number. 

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Question: LAN doesnt work

Ok, so today I connected a LAN cable to two PCs, one of them says there is limited or no connectivity, and the other doesn't do anything to acknowledge there is even a LAN cable plugged in. I need help for this right now because it's like a LAN party.

Answer:LAN doesnt work

You connected them together with a lan cable?

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Question: TV out doesnt work

hi. I have a MSI GeForce 3 Ti200. It has a S-Video IN & OUT and a TV out (looks like a RCA jack but dont know if thats how you call it). Ok and I also have a TV with a S-Video IN.
When I plug the TV to the pc, and do a reboot the TV screen blinks, shows some colors and then goes black again and the monitor stays black the hole time.
I have the lates Nvidia Drivers for my video card.
So my question is, is there something I'm not doing right??

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Question: USB doesnt work

EDIT: nvm i'm an idiot
just had to reinstall drivers ><

Answer:USB doesnt work

ok... lol

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hi all, I got a problem with my psu.. PSU fan doesnt work O.o... here wut i have
PSU: Antec TruePower Trio 650W
Mainboard: INTEL BLKD101GGCL XPRESS200 775
CPU: INTEL|P4 650 3.4G LGA775 2M 90NM
VGA EVGA 7600GT 256-P2-N615-TX (PCI express)
Ram: 1 Kingston 1GB PC3200 CL3 184pin DIMM DRR + 1 Ultra 512Mb PC3200 CL3 184pin DIMM DRR
1 HDD 120GB seagate
1Samsung DVD+- RW
.. and the big fan in the PSU doesnt work, the PSU is super hot now O.o I have to put an extra fan next to it to cool it down while trying to figure out why.. .. help plz.. thx

Answer:PSU's fan doesnt work.

buy a new psu!

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Question: My mic doesnt work

Hello all,

As the title says, my mic doesnt work! Yesterday is worked perfectly then i reset my computer and it stopped working.
WHen i press my push to talk key in Teamspeak people hear there self and even hear the music i am playing through my headset, but they cant hear me. I did almost everything i can found on the internet.

- Used the correct "holes".
- CHeck if its muted somewhere
- DOwnloaded newest drivers
- Check the entire sound page and tried everything!

additional information:

- I got like 6/7 lines in noted at my recording devices and they are all not plugged in.
- When i go to speaker > properties > levels there isnt a microphone there.
- use windows 7 btw.
- it also doesnt work @ windows sound recorder.

If you could help me i would be very gratefull!
ANd if you need anything else, just ask!!


Answer:My mic doesnt work

Yesterday is worked perfectly then i reset my computer and it stopped working

Exactly what did you do to "reset" the computer?

Also please fill in the "My System Specs". It helps us to try and help users.

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Ok i just bought a Kingston 1gb ddr2 667mhz ram to go with my other stick of ram which is exactly the same.Well the only difference appears to be the chipset, on the new one it looks as though its elpida but on the current one it just says kingston on the chips.When i put them both in though and turn on the computer i get 1 long beep, followed by 2 short beeps.when i have just the new one in on its own the computer starts to load but then stop with no beeps. But when its just the old one on its own, it works fine.I thought i would try here before i assume its faulty ram. What is also odd is i checked a site for asus beep codes and 1 long beep followed by 2 shorts is supposed to mean there is a video adapter error.I dont think its a lack of power as i have a 500w PSU.And yes before you ask, i did take anti-static precautions.Any help is appreciated?

Answer:Ram doesnt appear to work.

What happens if you take the old ram out and place the new stick of ram where the old one was.There is a bit of difference between the brand you have mentioned, and other ones such as Corsair and Kingston. These are reputuble and very good manufacturers of RAM and will almost certainly work in most computers. Other, cheaper brands may not work, because of compatibility differences.

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Hey guys,

What happened was that I installed IE7 and then realised it kept crashing and used up too much resources on my system and made it run slow so I then uninstalled it and it left IE6 which is what I was using before. However, since this uninstall, IE6 (which worked fine until I installed IE7) stopped working even though my internet connection is fine. The reason I never really bothered about fixing it was that I was using FF as my default browser at the time so I never really missed it.

Today, I needed to use IE so I reinstalled IE 7 including all the latest updates for it from the ms website to see if the problem with IE would correct itself but still no joy - it says 'IE cannot display the webpage'.

I then tried also to use the diagnose problem function within IE to work out the problem but no joy. Ive attached a screenshot of what comes up when I run the diagnose connection problem function in IE7. I also tried to use the ietab add-on in Firefox but that doesnt work either.

Just to confirm, my OS is windows XP SP2 and my internet connection is fine and I use Firefox 2 with no probs. Im using McAfee Firewall and internet explorer exe has full access so it cant be my firewall that is the problem.

All assistance will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:IE Doesnt!

Run the System File Checker

Go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type in:

sfc /scannow ( sfc if not reconized) (Note that there is a space between sfc and /scannow)

This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.

In all likelihood you will be prompted to insert the Windows XP CD.

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Question: USB it doesnt work


i have 4 gh usb sony it doesnt work . when i insert the usb to its drive in my computer the icon appears ,when i check the properties it shows all the disk space used but, when i try to view any contents i get this messege ( please insert a disk to dive )

how can i fix ?


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Question: my mic doesnt work

didnt know where to post this. so i post here... my problem is something with my mic, when i try to connect to someone on msn to a sound conversation then i invite him, he accepts and we wait a bit it says something "establishing connection to < MSN nick>. but then it gets cancelled and says " the computer you are trying to reach, got some problems..." but i know i am having the problems... and when i try doing it with our pc on other places like at my friend then it works fine. is it something wrong with our router?

dont know if u understanded this, but oh well... lol

Answer:my mic doesnt work

I upgraded to office XP and found it had turned off (muted) my mic. Goto:
Control panel/Sounds- Audio/Device Volume (advanced). Now you must add the mic to the list of controls. Is it muted?????

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Got my new laptop with XP Home on. Got myself XP Pro (unattended install) but it keeps cutting out with 34 minutes to go. I was just wondering if HP has some software hidden in my machine to prevent me installing this addition?

Answer:XP Pro doesnt work on my HP

Are you doing a clean instal or repair instal cos a clean instal would re-format your drive and there couldn't be any residual HP software I would have thought. Of course a clean instal loses all your progs

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Question: aol doesnt work

hello,when uninstalling aol ,mcafee finds a trojan connected to the aol connectivity service..generic start d.documents and settings but its not there....when i scan nothing comes up but when i reinstall aol it hangs at the start triangle icon then says aol will now install files needed to i cant get on aol unless i use i.e please advise of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:31:01, on 23/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\CLML_NTService\CLMLServer.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\CLML_NTService\CLMLService.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6172\SAService.exe
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Question: D: doesnt work

I put c.ds into my drive and then nothing pops up .. i was told to go to computer then it should be there but its not so i click D: Factory Image.. then all thats in thjat file is Recovery.. and what it says in there is:Recovery PartitionWarning! This area of your hard drive(or partition) contains files usedfor your PC Recovery. Do not delete or alter these files. Any change to this partition couldprevent any recovery later.

Answer:D: doesnt work

D: is your recovery partition and should not be messed with.If you have a CD drive it should be E; F: G: or whatever...depending on how the machine is setup...

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Im having some problems with my cd-rom device, it only reads the audio cd's without problems, but doesnt read data disc, sometimes do it but just for about 2 min, im wondering what is the problem... if u have some suggestions plz post it


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Im installin 98SE on my laptop. Everything is goin fine until this pops up:

File copying Problem:
You interrupted Setup while it was copying windows file from Setup {.CAB] file.

I can click ok, cancel, skip file, or details. This happens with several files ( i click skip) until i get to one that i cannot skip.

This happens at 14% completion. At that point the cd drive stops the whirring noise. I didnt touch ANYTHING.

Whats wrong, and how can i fix it? Thanks.

Answer:Why doesnt it ever work for me?!

Ouch. Sounds like the disk is damaged. Hows it look as far as scratches go? You can try cleaning the disk using rubbing alcohol. I use a piece of toilet paper wetted with alcohol. Gently wipe the disk from the centerhole outward. Hopefully that will get it to read ok.

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Question: dvd doesnt work

Im having trouble with my dvd drive. I think its something to do with my autorun not working, Ive had tech support out to it 3 times, but it still doesnt work. Also when i play a media player video its all pycshodelic colours until i mess around with the size really starting to get me down because ive got about 10 dvds that i cant watch please someone help!!!

Answer:dvd doesnt work

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Here is my problem:
I recently upgraded my pc and i and i wanted to put my DVD-rom but i dont know were to plug that CD IN cable because i got CD-RW plug in motherboard already. Before i used to plug to HDD but now i upgraded it and i am not sure. I set one to master and one to slave and my DVD Rom reads cd format but it doesnt read the DVD format things ... For exaple when i put my Half Life 2 Dvd format cd it doesnt auto play it, instead i get this message that there is problem and it needs to close. It happens with any type of DVD. I am using Windows XP my motherboard is Gygabyte GA-K8NS Pro and DVD ROM is IDE DVD rom 16X if that helps.. plz iam realy desperate to fix it. Plz dont tell me to trow them in my cubord and buy new DVD-RW/CD-RW coz iam kinda short on money =[

Maybe my drivers are not good? If some one could find them for me coz i dont even know were to start of and google gives me no results dunno why...

Answer:DVD Rom Doesnt work

help me

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Question: Mic doesnt work

Ok so ive been reading a lot and found that there is a large issue with mics not working properly in windows 7.

here is my dilemma
Imma make this quick:

Came home to talk to buddy on skype. when i plugged in my mic and tried to call him, skype said there was a problem with my mic. under RealtekHD audio (onboard controller for Gigabyte p55 Ud2 board) the mic is recognized and i can hear my self talk if i turn on playback.
under the windows sound setup i tried to configure the mic but it wouldnt work. i get a popup saying "Make sure your audio hardware is working properly and check your audio configuration in the audio devices and sound themes control panel"

so i decided to reinstall the audio drivers from the gigabyte disk. well after rebooting, i had no sound through the speakers and no sound through the mic still. windows tells me i have no speakers plugged in and i cant even begin to change volume levels anywhere. i re-flashed my bios of the board from f7 to f10 but that didnt change anything

please help, this is starting to piss me off (more so cause it slate and i just wanted to game after work)

i did a system restore and my speakers work again, but the mic still does not work. i can only hear it if i listend to the mic playback in realtek audio hd manager. if i try to calibrate it, the mic doesnt work

Update 2:
after doing some read... Read more

Answer:Mic doesnt work

Hi corban

Could you post a snip of your recording devices?
Right click your volume icon in system tray>Select Recording devices>Sniping Tool>Attach and Upload


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I cant restore my computer using system restore. I have tried to several times but it says it cannot be restored to "any" date I try. I do have it enabled. Any ideas???? I don't need it now but sure hate not having it .

Answer:Restore doesnt work

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hi there !!

i've installed the MetaStock on my computer but when i double-click the icon that runs the program ,primarily, it loads some portion of the files needed to run the program then an error msg pops up asking about something called "WINROS.EXE" stating that it's not found ,consequently, the program gets terminated , the error msg that pops up says that this "WINROS.EXE" file is in the main application directory ,,,,ive looked there n no such thing called "WINROS.EXE"

What i've done so far!!
-reinstalled it,,, still not working.
-searched for the file ,, not found

Any other recommendations to help a brotha out

Answer:MetaStock doesnt work

HipHoper said:

hi there !!

i've installed the MetaStock on my computer but when i double-click the icon that runs the program ,primarily, it loads some portion of the files needed to run the program then an error msg pops up asking about something called "WINROS.EXE" stating that it's not found ,consequently, the program gets terminated , the error msg that pops up says that this "WINROS.EXE" file is in the main application directory ,,,,ive looked there n no such thing called "WINROS.EXE"

What i've done so far!!
-reinstalled it,,, still not working.
-searched for the file ,, not found

Any other recommendations to help a brotha outClick to expand...

Did you ever get this Metastock looking for winros.exe problem figured out? Because I'm having the same problem and I'm not getting anywhere trying to fix it.

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any ideas . I havetried everything . clicked on vol at bottom right then sound recording , mic is check with a green check but not working . please help I have windows vista . ROZ

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I got a new wd2500ajjs a sata to ide adapter and an old dell dimension 8250. It is going to be ran as a small home server for pictures and music. It has its original 60gb seagate barracuda V drive with XP home on it and I want to install the WD one as a slave. The new hdd and adapter both work for sure but when I put it in the old computer it shows up as device 0 and the other dissapears, but when i switch the jumpers on the old one it show up but the old one is an "unknown device", there has to be one thing I am forgetting here, please try and tell me how to make the old one the master and the new one the slave I need to get it done soon. Thanks!!

Answer:Solved: New WD HDD Doesnt work in old PC.

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i'm probably missing something obvious here, but why doesnt this work?!?if you could download the zip file i link to, could you please try it for me?!if you extract it, it should give a single html file, and a folder called "_images", in that are four jpgs, one called "banner".in dreamweaver,the banner at the top appears ok. but when i launch it in IE, it doesnt! i have looked at everything i cn think of, so i must be missing something really herehope that link works.thanks in advance. Tom

Answer:why on earth doesnt this work?!

You have your image source file in the wrong tag.Move it from the <TR> tag to the <TD> tag below it, like this: <TR> <TD colSpan=2 background="_images/banner.jpg"><font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="4" color="#FFFFFF">0. Aims and Outcomes</font></TD> </TR>Job done.;o)

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I wanted to run an exe file but yes doest come up.
There is just no, I dont know what to do
I tryed to set admin active and it seas that the command completed succsesufuly but
if I go to users there is no Administrator
I cant install any programs
Please, help!!

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Question: search doesnt work

I'm working on a computer that the search, and windows updates icons dont work. I can use my keyboard shortcuts to get to search and ie to get the updates but the lady said she want the buttons in her start menu to work. I have run virus scan and adaware but nothing has helped this issue.

Answer:search doesnt work

go to start, run, type in sfc /scannow press enter. The tells Windows to perform a complete Windows file check and replace any missing or corrupt OS files to original Microsoft specifications. Note that you'll need the Windows XP CD to complete this task.

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when i right click on my mouse it doesnt work, nothing pop ups, nothing happens.
im using a Gateway laptop. not sure if i did something unintential or what.
i tried restarting my laptop, that didnt help.
any ideas?

Answer:right click - doesnt work, nothing

Try looking in control panel's in Mouse, im not sure what options are in there on a gateway computer, but something might have been turned off.

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my sony walkman md player reads when there is no disc but when i put a recorded disk in it doent read it. WHAT THE HECK IT WRONG WITH IT!!!!!!

Answer:help my md player doesnt work


Originally Posted by inuyashamega550

my sony walkman md player reads when there is no disc but when i put a recorded disk in it doent read it. WHAT THE HECK IT WRONG WITH IT!!!!!!

Sweet mother of pearl!

First off, this is the windows XP support forum... not the portable music player support forum.

Second, calm down and actualy describe the problem in some detail before you burst an artery, OK?

Third, unless this is a MD drive that plugs into/is mounted in a computer, I doubt we can help you. You're better off taking the thing into a Sony Store and having them do some warranty work on it (asuming it's still under warranty).

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New hp laptop with windows 10. Cortana does not respond. Region/time is correct to US.

Answer:Why doesnt Cortana work?

You may have to manually turn on / setup Cortana before she starts working. When Cortana is turned off or disabled, it's just a search box.
If you're wanting Cortana to respond to "Hey, Cortana!", well, that has to be activated as well. Open up Cortana, then go to the Notebook and open Settings. You'll find it there.

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hello i have just recently just got windows vista from my grandfather he only used it once but didnt do anything on it now i have it he had to activate it but the 30 day actvation period has expiered and i cant do much on the computer when i type in my product key to activate it, it just brings up a message box sayin 'this product key wiil not work with this version of windows' vist can someone plz help me!

Answer:my product key doesnt work

i forgot to mention the pc is windows vista home premium OEM software

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Well i just got this new computer last christmas and every about 30 seconds or so the internet disconnects then attempts to reconnect on my computer. Not only that but the internet is very slow takes about 60 secs to load a page. I can't watch videos either because the video loads slowly and it doesn't even play. My other 2 computers have been working fine and this happened when I was out doing something then i came home and my internet on this computer was messed. Now I ran ad-aware virus scan which i have been using for a very long time. It said i had a bunch of cookies and w/e so i deleted them and i did another smart scan. Nothing came up. Help!

Edit: I'm using vista

Answer:I have 3 computers 2 work, 1 doesnt.

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I just bought a DVD Writer and when i plug it all up the computer doesnt reckonize it

this is the way it is setup:

IDE1: DVD Writer (computer doesnt reckonize)
IDE2: DVDROM and CD Writer (both working)

(my HDD is connected via SATA not IDE by the way )

BUT if i swap the DVD Writer onto the IDE2 slot, it works....
and any drive i put onto the IDE1 slot doesnt work at all....

any idea what is going on?


Answer:IDE slot doesnt work

try it on cable select, and make sure all connections are tight

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Question: sound doesnt work

idt high definition audio codec it has a yellow triangle and doesnt work

Answer:sound doesnt work

Either we need the make model of the unit or the motherboard model number. 64bit or 32 bit Win 7? Right clicking on "comptuer" and selecting properties, brings up the screen which tells you if you have 32bit or 64 bit installed. You could right click on the triangle and update driver, letting it check on-line for a driver. Generally you should be able to download the driver for your operating system from the manufacturer, support, downloads and drivers.

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this is my gf's laptop, i am constantly moving cables around my house from my home pc and this laptop.

when i plug the broadband modem into my pc it works fine, everything works, all programs work

when i plug it into my gf's laptop internet explorer works fine, mirc works but for some reason yahoo doesnt!!?

it is very frustrating, i have even turned off my firewall in hope it might make a difference, the thing is it worked a few weeks ago. i think my brother has been on yahoo and someone has sent him a virus.

logging into yahoo WORKS but when i go to enter a room nothing happens and it times out saying "it has taken longer then expected"

i have downloaded adaware 6.0 and am up to date with virus definitions i ran a scan on the laptop yesturday and nothing came up, im all out of ideas

any help would be really good, thanks for your time.

Answer:yahoo doesnt work but it did??! please help

Adaware 6 is old, the latest versions is Adaware 2007:

Have you tried to uninstall ALL Yahoo related items from Add or Remove Programs and install just the latest Yahoo Messenger program?

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I need a way to activate My wireless Capabilities withough using the FN + F2 on the keyboard(Because apparently It doesnt work any more)
I have Vista

Answer:Fn F2 doesnt work anymore. I need help

Wait. Nevermind.
I found the switch.

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I have had windows vista for the past 5 years and I'm ready for a change. With the recent failing of my graphics card (Nvidia Geforce 8300 GS) I went out and purchased a new one (Nvidia GeForce 210). Nothing extra special but I was certainly excited about it after dealing with yellow lines, black dots, and a far too large screen for anyone to handle, for a few months. I waited as long as I did to replace the graphics card, because (and this is just my luck) my computer started to act funny around the same time it started failing. Silly me, I thought maybe it was just a virus or malware issue. Mostly I just like to fix things myself and I made it a goal of mine to figure out the problem. After giving it a month of extensive searching I gave up..or gave in. Bought the new graphics card, went crazy and bought windows 7 too. I just wanted to clean install and start over at this point. (Yes, everything is backed up). I wasnt really sure about how to go about doing this though and decided to install the graphics card first. After doing so though, and this was an after thought, I cleand installed Vista because maybe I should've uninstall the previous drivers first? Anyway, Vista loaded, beautifully.... and this is with just a standard VGA graphics adapter? How is that possible? I tried running off VGA just 2 days prior and it looked like a even more messed up version of a really bad safe mode before I did the clean install? Well, anyway, Im not really complaining. It definitely is ... Read more

Answer:dvd drive doesnt work, please help

Personally it might be best to spend $35 on a new dvd unit and your problem should go away. However one of the few windows problems I have encountered with cd/dvd's was after installing the hardware driver for the unit it would have the yellow exclamation beside the dvd/cd drive in device manager and would not properly install on the newer operating systems. In that case I researched: how to delete the high and low filters for dvd, and that solves that issue. That does not sound like your issue. Have you another unit you could install in and see if the problem disappears? Most likely needs replaced....10 min. job. it is 5yrs old.

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update on IE9 is 299 megs and makes my pc a pig to use. iv got this "somoto" thing and online help want money to fix it. It is not a virus but its a pest does damage as far as i can read about.No anti virus finds it or advanced system care. Im told to go on IE tools options etc but my IE9 doesnt work and wants to update all the time which i did before and had so many problems i formated as i was hacked off with it all. Same old story aint it, download this download that ya need this fix ya need that file. going back wards all the time.

Answer:cant remember now but my IE9 doesnt work any more.

why not just try a quick scan with malwarebytes and fix all it finds?Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions 7 Golds

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I recently got a new case with a power supply of 420 w instead of 250. It was working fine for a day until today the USB laser mouse stoped working. I tried numerous different mouses and they didnt work. WHen i put the mouse in an error message comes up that says USB device not recognized. I installed my USB drivers but it still doesnt work. What can i do to fix this or what do u think the problem is?thanks very muchalex

Answer:USB mouse doesnt work help!!!!!

What version of Windows?

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i have recently purchased a geforce 4 mx440 se 64mb ddr graphics card i installed the card and everything ran fine until i installed the drivers for it this caused my whole system to slow down apps and programs that require video and sound or just video ie windows media player and pretty much everygame i have tried run with extremely low frame rates even lower then the programs ran with on my old voodoo 3 card and also the sound in thes programs is distorted and garbled i have treid numerous different drivers for the video card and updated my chipset drivers along with sound and still no change i am at a terrible lose of what to do next so anyhelp would be appreciated as i cant afford to buy a new card thanx

Answer:geforce doesnt work

get the latest drivers

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I was cleaning up my computer in program files and accidentally removed realtek PCIe GBE. After doing so my internet doesnt work . I have tried using windows update, realtek is there as an optional choice but update failed over 10 times. someone pls help me

Answer:internet doesnt work !!

You unistalled your network card. You need to reinstall the drivers from the software disc that come with your PC.

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umm i was wondering... i wanted to buy a new computer last year which i did but i dont know why i couldnt download winder 2000 below softwares on it.. my cpu is a acer a5e500-up801m , it is a windows media 2002 768 mb ran and 200 gb hd but i need to know how to download my old printed software so i can use the printer....


Answer:my printer doesnt work?

What is the make and model of the printer? And the operating system is Windows 2000?

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Hello, The right speaker of my T61 has suddenly stopped playing. I guess my fingers might have accidentally clicked on some button or keyboard shortcut because of which this has happened. I have checked under Advance tab of my volume control and I find that the balance is exactly midway between left and right speakers. If I draw the tab away towards the right speaker then the volm goes off the left speaker; but the right speaker donest still play. I dont suspect this to be a hardware issue. Can someone please tell me how to turn the right side speaker on once more? Regards.

Answer:T61: Right speaker: Sometimes doesnt work

What OS are you using. 

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hii recently bought a lenovo b550.but i got a problem with the function, which you can use by pressing fn + the key with the right orange icon.for example the upper keys on the F1-F12 buttons dont work.the sound +/- on the cursor keys do work, but the + and - are exchanged. so if i press - the sound gets louder. on the other hand the keys for the display dont work either. i dont know what to do. is i a driver malfunction?do someone has made some experience with those errors?

Answer:B550 Fn-key doesnt work

The Fn key is OS-independent (it's a hardware trigger). If it doesn't work good, and if your laptop is under warranty, the best thing you can do is make a call to customer service. It's possible that your laptop needs technical service.

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Hey, I work for several companies doing light work on their computers to keep them goin, however ive got a slight problem. One computer keeps crashin (not that bad i kno) but its all the time. Ive virus scanned, cleaned the computer, run scan disc countless times, and even run spyware cleaners. Sometimes when the computer has crashed it cant continue bootup after its being restarted, and i have to resort to clearing the BIOS! In a desperate attempt to ressolve the problem i formatted the computer and started again, but the problem still keeps happening. Any ideas please?

Answer:The PC with No faults that doesnt work!!!!

Check the RAM click here

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hello i bought y560 with config corei7 and hdd 500gig yesterday but bluetooth device doesnt work in fn+f5 just show wireless option and there is no bluetooth and so in my drivers folders in drive (d) there is no bluetooth driver i download the driver from and install that but nothing happend it may doesnt have a bluetooth?!!


Go to Solution.

Answer:bluetooth doesnt work

you don't have bluetooth.

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i installed Vista correctly, default settings in BIOS n stuff, but ever since i got Vista working, the screensaver doesnt work on it's own.

what can i do to get it properly running? I did try going through settings n nothing happens after the 1 minute time that i set it.

Answer:my screensaver doesnt work, what gives?

quote from other forum:

First, be sure your antivirus software has the latest definitions and run a
virus scan.

Second, download, install and run Ad Aware:
Ad-Aware @ Lavasoft - The Original Anti-Spyware Company - Lavasoft

If this is a relatively recent issue, you might try using System Restore to
take you back to a time when this worked properly. Start\All
Programs\Accessories\System Tools\System Restore. If that doesn't resolve
it, try the information below.

The following assumes you have an actual XP CD as opposed to a restore CD or
restore partition supplied by your PC manufacturer.

Go to Start, type sfc /scannow in the run box and press enter. Note, there
is a space between sfc and the forward slash. You will be asked for your XP
CD. Be aware, upon inserting the CD the XP setup screen may appear, this is
not a part of sfc /scannow, rather it is being invoked by autorun. Simply
minimize the screen and allow sfc to continue.

If the above fails to resolve the issue, try a repair install as follows:

Be sure you are well backed up in case there is a problem from which you are
unable to recover. NOTE, while a repair install should leave your data
files intact, if something goes wrong during the repair install, you may be
forced to start over and do a clean install of XP. If you don't have your
data backed up, you would lose your data should that eventuality occur.

Assuming your system is set to boot from the CD-ROM drive, boot with the XP ... Read more

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just installed vista ultimate on my dell inspiron 9300 and now it says no audio output device installed what do i do:cry

Answer:please help my sound doesnt work 9300&os=WW1&osl=EN

here is the driver page for your machine, though there is no drivers listed for Vista, the audio one for xp should be fine.

on the base of your machine there should be a service tag number, this number is specifically designated to your machine, should you run into issues like this again use that tag # on Dells website and it will give you all the drivers/chipsets and software that was originally installed on that machine.

iain.t :major

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Question: Sound doesnt work

im currently on windows xp proand i went to do some updateswhen everything was all restarted i noticed my sound stopped working it wont detect any of my sound devices when i tried to reconfigure itim guessing its my soundcard driver or something like that?

Answer:Sound doesnt work

Click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Performance and Maintenance, and then click System. On the Hardware tab, click Device Manager. Any yellow exclamation/question marks there?

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Where to begin a while back i got maybe 1 ruined dvd from burning but now evry dvd that i try burning doesn work.

Thot that maybe its a sofware problem so i used CDBurnerXP v4 3 7 and it doesn work. The error report sayed somthing about that this usualy happens if a dvd is poor quality. Nerro say's that there is an error when checking the data. I use the check if the compilation is burned option.

So im thinking that my dvd burner is broken. On a nother note i can read dvd,cd's normaly.

I shuld mention that some times when i burn the burner is making strange voices hard to explain.

In the pictures you can see what the program CDBurnerXP v4 3 7 say's about my recorder .

So bassicaly what do you think its wrong ? is there any way to test it ?

Thank you all!

Answer:Burning DVD's doesnt work.

Some times when i burn the burner is making strange voices, are yolu sure the strange voices are not in your head

Just joking, does the noise sound like the disk spinning up or more like the sounds of a hard drive head going crazy over a bad sector on the hard drive?

Some noise is ok but if it is making more noise then what it had in the past then something is probably going bad with it.

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Need help, I have a R51 thinkpad with a non US keyboard.  I have tried to replace it with a US spec kb.  The US kb will not power on the thinkpad, so I tried powering on with the non US kb then switching to the US kb.  The US kb worked flawlessly, but after powering down, the US kb wouldnt power it back on.  It s like the laptop is dead. Is there anything that I can do

Answer:keyboard doesnt work

is your USA keyboard brandnew or second hand???

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Hey i need some help -
i reinstalled windows yesturday and when i logged on initially it worked fine, however today after i logged on this morning it was fine but then it automatically installed drivers and now i cant use my keyboard but i can use my mouse. I tried restarting but all that did was make it impossible for me to actually log on.I've checked the bios and everythings good. Im completely bamboozled and i want to play some gamessss

Answer:My keyboard doesnt work

Hi jezzalenko and welcome to the vista forums

First we will need to know the type of keyboard and how it connects to the computer.
if you can post back with this info will see what can be done

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I accidently removed AC'97 Audio something like this and it screwed up my sound
i cant hear anything
then when i restarted my computer it said new updates blah blah for multimedia audio controller so when i tried to reinstall said

The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
and it coundnt find the necessary software


Answer:Sound doesnt work...can somebody please help

Give us the brand and model of computer, and sound card.
Usually all you have to do is download and reinstall the drivers using the Device Manager.

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After Clean Install of Win10 AU I cannot sync with my Exchange Mail Acc from Telekom Germany. I get the Error 0x85010013 "Your Device doesnt fulfilled at stated security policies from your Email Admin". Before the AU the Exchange mail worked fine.
Have you an Idea
Thanks for help.

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i have a dell dimension xps m233s w/windows 98 and a couple of days ago i unpugged it and moved it to another room, when i plugged it back in and started it up the light on the monitor would turn green and after a couple seconds it would turn to yellow but nothing would come up on the screen. i tried another monitor but the same thing happens, and i also reseated the video card and still nothing. i'm very concerned because i have important data on the computer that i need soon and i refuse to wait on hold with dell tech support EVER again!!! Please Help!!!

Answer:monitor doesnt work

First thing I would check is the cable to make sure no pins are bent. If that does not do it then reseat the video card.

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Question: Audio Doesnt Work

Yo I just installed windows XP and my Audio is not working i dont have it in a sound card instead it is hooked up to my main board which is a AMD last time i installed XP it worked but dis time it dosent. can somebody help me??

Answer:Audio Doesnt Work

the cd's that came with yer motherboard should have the drivers.
if not, go to device manager and see what soundcard u have, there's a yellow questionmark

do a google for it

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well i had to shut down my power to my house, so that someone could come in a put a new light switch in my house. well i turn on my power switch and then come back inside and turn on both of my computers and only this one works while the other doesnt. the monitor is working on the other computer. someone told me that it could be my power supply in my cpu and i should try disconnecting something from the motherboard and put a paper clip near it and see if the fan works. could someone give me a better detail on what to do, or give me advice on what could be the problem. it is an e-machine by the way. thanks a lot 

Answer:need help please, computer doesnt work

I highly doubt putting a paperclip "near it" will fix it. ... and if it does, you may have found a niche in the market please give as much detail as possible about your system... CPU, RAM, etc...

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i know this is a common problem but i couldn't find anything on my series of night it was working just fine then in the morning it didntrebooted several timestried updating/uninstalling the driversuninstalling/reinstalling power managementany help please?the wired connection works fine and so do the other fn keys just the f5 for wifi specifically

Answer:g575 fn+f5 doesnt work.

i got the key combo to work nowbut now no wireless networks show up even though its onand my model doesnt have a hardware switch

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Hi all,

My Catalyst Control Center doesn't work anymore since I updated it. If I click it, the loading mouse flickers a few times and then disapears. It's a common issue, but I didn't find a solution. I tried it all. Now, I found this one: Problems with installing Catalyst Control Center
But the problem is, when I try to delete the 90ba9c70f846762e files, It wont let me. I am the only user, and admin. Any solution? Other solutions to this problem are welcome!


Answer:CCC doesnt work anymore

- Updated from what to what?
- System Specs?
- PC or Laptop?


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attachment file not work! can somebody ask why!
the error I have never seen before!
sorry for bad of my english!

File Info

Report generated: 22.7.2009 at 8.21.28 (GMT 1)
Filename: pentium.exe
File size: 173 KB
MD5 Hash: 94e7f8ee12591c25c0e4980c673fcccd
SHA1 Hash: 92D750494822F22A3F0EBFAA264B1632D9B3D521
Self-Extract Archive: Nothing found
Binder Detector: Nothing found
Detection rate: 0 on 22


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i check it not a virus, but what can be if sincere program?

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Question: audio doesnt work

i recently reinstalled windows and installed all the drivers needed, including audio drivers, but my computer still doesnt recognize my audio device.  :'(help please?

Answer:audio doesnt work

not entirely sure, but have you downloaded SP2?   If so, how "new" is the sound card?  Maybe you can search for XP compatible drivers.or the even more strangely obvious thats over looked, is to check your sound settings uner controll panel (the speaker icon) and see what your default audio settings are, sometimes a reinstall sets those to default, and you need to select the card to use, or it even may be on not real sure what else, thats all i know to chk.  Hope it helps or leads you to the answer.

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Hi all
i have been trying to copy and save my dvd's to my puter and it worked only once sense then i have not been able to load any DVD's in the drive. only Cd's. when i try to load a DVD it just blinks for ever and locks up puter. i was using DVD decrypter when this happened. i have reinstalled the drive and even disconnected power and restarted. no go any help why this happened and how to fix it would be a great help.

I would like to rip these movies with and English sub titles for my girlfriend for she is deaf. ......

I have a program called super Dave's ripper i would like to use. but cant even do that until i can get DVD working again......

Answer:DVD doesnt work anymore

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My HP scanjet 4470c scanner, which is a couple of years old, now suddenly just does not work. My computer says that it cannot detect a scanner. Yes, I have checked all the connections several times. Do I have to buy a new scanner, or is there something I can do? I suspose this is obvious, but I wanted to ask someone before I run out and buy a new one. Thanks

Answer:Scanner that doesnt work

Am I correct that you have not changed operating systems (XP or 98SE)?

Is the scanner lighting up at all (on/off light, scanning bulb, anything)?

If the answer to those two questions is "Yes"- then you probably just have a corrupt driver. Generally speaking, you can un-install the old driver in Control Panel>System>Hardware>Devise Manager

In my case I have a USB scanner operating under WindowsXP- and it doesn't show up until I turn on the scanner--- Then I can highlight the scanner, right-click on it and select <Uninstall>

The next step would be to follow the manufacturer's instructions of how to re-install the scanner (Generally, unplug the USB- install the driver-- and then plug in the USB cable again --- you may have to reboot the computer before plugging the USB back in).

NOTE: If you have 98SE and parallel connections--- same basic principles but if I remember correctly, they show up whether turned on or not.

And- this might be a good time to download the newest driver from the manufacturer--

One More Thing: If you recently did an XP SP2 (like, just when this started acting up) Manufacturer's SP2 driver is required.

Obviously, this has been a bit of guesswork on my part--- but you can probably get through it from this------Good luck.

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guys need help.iv recently bot a 1.7ghz Semptron AMD processor with 512 mb ddr2 Ram. the guy who installed XP with Service pack two installed some driver called Sound Max. now im unable to connect my mic with my system. first i thought the probem is with mic. I bought a new mic, still it doesnt work. i tried all methods from help in xp. and yes iv crosschecked several times whether iv put the mic in right socket.  yes iv. its a standard audio style microphone. Also lemme tell u the guy who installed this ystem at my place said windows Xp(not sp2) wont work with my system configuration, is it true?My bro has a Laptop which is Intel celeron 1.7 ghz processor with Windows XP sp 2 and 256 mb DDR ram. both mics worked perfectly in his system. i found a driver called Realteck in his system.Any clues how to make it work. pls help me urgently. i have to make a few presentations next week. pls pls pls

Answer:Mic doesnt work / RESOLVED

Quote from: ronald_peterson on June 09, 2007, 09:55:18 AM Also lemme tell u the guy who installed this ystem at my place said windows Xp(not sp2) wont work with my system configuration, is it true?Not true.  Based on what info you've provided, I see no reason whatsoever that SP2 can not be installed.Are you sure mic is not muted in your volume controls?

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Hi, i have had two microphones and neither worked whereas they worked on other computers. I am wondering if its the sound card (HD AUDIODECK), do you think i should get a new one ?.
Anyway in teamspeak(a gaming chat room) i cannot be heard through my mic , although people can hear sound played through my computer e.g when i play a song through windows media player.
The problem stops me bieng considered in any decent clans with online gaming . any solutions , get back to me soon , thanks.

Answer:Microphone doesnt work.

1. Check that your driver is installed & working in device manager.

2. Tune up the volume in the properties in control panel. There may be another properties from the driver. i.e. My realtek has its own properties window.

3. Have the mic input ever worked in that pc?

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I cannot get the history in internet explorer 6 to work, I have it set to save for 1 week but it doesn't work at all. It just come up with (index.dat) minus the () of course. Is it possible you could tell me what is wrong? I already tried reinstalling.

Thanks...David T

Answer:ie6 history doesnt work

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i have a dell inspiron 15 and have windows ten on it. i have tried downloading whatsapp and discord on it, and they both successfully download, but when i try to open either of them neither of them actually open. whats wrong with my laptop? Thanks for helping

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