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WMP 10 wont find cd details automatically

Question: WMP 10 wont find cd details automatically

HiI wonder if anyone can help. When I use WMP10 and I play or rip from a cd, the details of the cd come up in the window (artist album etc), however, if I change the cd to another one, the previous cd details are still stored in the window. It will play the new tracks but not automatically bring up the details of the cd. It will if I shut down the player between each cd thoughCan anyone help with the setting I should be using etcMany ThanksBoo

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Preferred Solution: WMP 10 wont find cd details automatically

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

Answer: WMP 10 wont find cd details automatically

Sorrydidn't know if this just kinda dissappeared without anyone seeing or whether it just couldn't be answered, so I updated it to see if anyone could help but just did not see it when I first posted?ThanksBoo

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Here's to start with.I was receiving pop up windows from Avira that I had a virus (just can't remember what) and then from the available options, I choose to just delete the virus, seconds after, the pop up window came again with the same file name of the virus, again and again and again... And when I feel tired of what's avira's popping out, I decided to run Malwarebytes Antimalware, for some reason because my PC was infected with AntivirusXP 2008 recently and had a thought that the persistent virus and the malware are somewhat associated. Yeah noobistic but I had in mind that there's nothing to loose if I try to quick scan with Malwarebytes..After scanning it found just seven infections and some were serious infections. It requested to restart my PC in order to complete the healing process, so I hit OK..After that I can't log in anymore. It will log in with the screen having only the desktop background but the desktop icons were gone. After few seconds it will automatically log out.. IT doesn't automatically restarts, it automatically logs off my PC.Here's what I tried on the menu list available after hitting F8:-Safe Mode-Safe Mode w/ Networking-Safe Mode w/ Command Prompt(on these safe mode menus, nothing seemed to solve the problem.. It still automatically log out even on the Administrator account)-VGA mode, debugging mode, starting windows with the most recent settings that worked.. But everything falls on the same problem.. I still can&#... Read more

Answer:I Can't Log In, My Pc Is Automatically Logging Out (details...)

Have you tried using Last Known Good Configuration or System Restore from a command prompt in Safe Mode to return to a previous state before your problems began?

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Hello everyone,
1st i need to thank every member of this forum who helped me in my previous threads.
2nd every time i choose all/some of the files in a folder to see their details i need to click "Show more derails", Is there anyway to make it show AUTOMATICALLY?

Answer:How to; Automatically Show More Details!

This worked in XP and I don't know if it works in Windows 7 but if you have 7 Professional or Ultimate you have the ability for XP Virtual Machine so theoretically it should work there. It is not anything I'd use as DEFAULT since when I do need more details it's usually 1 or 2 folders. YMMV, here is the link

Set Explorer View as Default for My Computer and Other Folder Windows in Windows XP - Tweaking with Vishal

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I log in to a business web site I use frequently. The log in seemed to remember my email address and password as when I typed thefirst letter the address etc automatically came up. Very handy if you are logging in a lot to the same site. For some reason its gone and i have to type in the full details. I think it happened after I had to use safe mode.
Anybody know how to restore this?

Dublin, Ireland

Answer:Remembering my login details automatically

i'll assume you are using IE, open Internet Options, go to Content, Autocomplete, and tick remember usernames and password, and forms.

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Hello, so the topic title is pretty much straight forward. When I open the Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc), it opens to the Processes tab initially. The problem is that I don't use this tab at all, I click on the Details tab to the right, since I'm more familiar with that. I would like to automatically open the Details tab every time I open the Task Manager. What can I do? Also, rearranging those tabs would be perfect.
(Microsoft should allow you to modify stuff like this easily and simply to best suit you and your work for best productivity. We're in 2016. Someone mention that to them please.)


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as the title say Services wont automatically start even after put automatically as startup type to be more detailed it is multimedia class scheduler service that have this problem

not any other services have this problem

Answer:Services wont automatically start even after put automatically as startup type

Are you definitely hitting OK after selecting automatic? If so go to the Registry area HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\MMCSS>Double click Start>Change Value Data to 2 (Hex)

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In my laptop, I was set the folder view in thumbnails, when I was open a folder and return to the original folder it was changed to detail view. I was attach the Screenshots to here.

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I'm on Windows 2000 using Outlook Express. I have 2 email accounts. They were both working fine for ages then suddenly they stopped sending emails. I checked the configuration and when I clicked on 'Accounts' and 'Servers' I found the pop3/ smtp lines had been changed to a list of numbers! and my user name had extra characters. For example, it changed from and to on both lines. and the user name changed from to [email protected]

To begin with I changed these back on both accounts and mail would send ok. However it now does it every time i open outlook express, and mail is not sending despite me correcting the settings!!
please help!!

Answer:Outlook Express - can't send email, server details automatically change to numbers!!

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I have inherited a Proof of Concept ATA environment which has been currently running for a few months, I have updated to ATA version 1.8.6765.36693 and had alot of  "Reconnaissance using directory services enumeration" in my Timeline which I
found this KB KB3191777. In the hope of removing these in bulk I ran the command stated  db.SuspiciousActivity.update({_t: "SamrReconnaissanceSuspiciousActivity"}, {$set: {Status: "Dismissed"}}, {multi: true})

As I have a good idea of what was causing them. 

Now whenever I try to close a ticket it says "Failed to update" But if you refresh the browser it does actually close it, But none of the alerts are going into the timeline, everything stays at 0, 

The Health Center is also closing alerts automatically. If you reopen it, it closes it again. 

In the logs I have this

017-11-08 12:33:37.4672 3624 43  42b13e54-3d5f-4551-be7a-8c3f7f3ea965 Debug [AbnormalBehaviorDetector] 
Found abnormal row [Key=SourceAccountId=1f472f1b-ed04-4a6f-b133-84002e7d3ffb Date=11/08/2017 00:00:00 AttackSimulationType=None Label=0, FeatureVector=0, 0, 67.2323646941996, 0.0220883572856653, 0]

8c-99f1-04575ae86438 Error [BsonClassMapSerializer`1] System.FormatException: An error occurred while deserializing the Status property of class Microsoft.Tri.Common.Data.Common.Alert: Must specify valid information for parsing in the string. ---> System.ArgumentExcep... Read more

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I have an ATI 9250 graphics card.It has a jumper setting on the thing.What is this jumper setting for?Where can I find details about this card.ATI web site has everything but.

Answer:Where can I find details?

One quick visit to google yielded me this.
However, no idea wtf the jumper thing is for......

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Recently formatted hard drive. Need to identify sound card to load correct driver - how do i do this?

Answer:How do I find the details of my soundcard?

start/programs/system tools/system depending on your os.johnny.

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So far ,the only info i can find about my realtek NIC aren't helping me much, so i can't find a more recent driver . Device manager and the realtek network diagnostic utility tool only give minimal details about my NIC.

realtek PCIe FE family controller driver

version; 7.23.623.2010

I'm using Windows 7 ultimate 32bit.

Answer:Can't find needed details of my NIC ?

Quote: Originally Posted by dosucol

So far ,the only info i can find about my realtek NIC aren't helping me much, so i can't find a more recent driver . Device manager and the realtek network diagnostic utility tool only give minimal details about my NIC.

realtek PCIe FE family controller driver

version; 7.23.623.2010

I'm using Windows 7 ultimate 32bit.

Hello Dosucol,

External Networkin Card?

If it is External Is there a Serial Code or Any information on the actual card itself?

You Could Also Try this link and Put in The Following to see if these Drivers Solve the Issue.

Make sure you get the Windows 7 Version, and it may take a moment to download as the links are hosted in China.

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I recently bought Toshiba Tecra S2 on Ebay, but I can't find any *official* details about this machine. I already found two problems: seller said CPU is 2.0GHz, it is 1.6 in reality; seller said DVD+-RW is built in, in reality it's CD read/write, DVD only read.
I'm getting more and more suspicious about this whole thing.

Here's link to a model/serial number:

Answer:Tecra S2 - can't find any details


it can be problematic to pick up right info when you buy used notebook because you don?t know the history of this notebook. Maybe it was repaired in the past. Maybe some components are not original and also don?t forget that such notebooks were maybe part of special project.

That means Toshiba has maybe designed several thousand such notebook for big companies as Telekom or some insurance. Mostly such notebooks will be later sold at eBay.

When you just check the info on sticker there is written PM 730/512/60G42/15XT/DCW/LM/W that means inside should be Intel Pentium M 730 MHz/521 MB RAM/ 15? XT display/60 GB HDD with 4200 RPM speed?.

So it is not easy to give you exact info because Tecra S2 was delivered with several different hardware platforms.
I?m afraid you got notebook that was BTO. That means ? build to order.

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Some years ago I bought a motherboard bundle (cpu and ram already installed) but I can't find the name on the board to download from website.
I need to find out what memory I can use because the hard drive has been formmatted and I am installing xp which stops because the ram is faulty.
Is there any other way I can find out what RAM the board can handle.

Answer:How to find motherboard details

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Hi, how can I find out the server details to set up outlook for my Yahoo account?

When I registered with my current IP, I had problems finding out the info I needed, until I emailed a friend of the same IP, and they let me have the details.

As the settings were simply mail.{IP name} I thought that would be a standard.
I now also have a yahoo account for my more public surfing, and want to set OE to Yahoo mail too.

Does anyone know what the send/recieve servers are for Yahoo?


Answer:How to find out server details?

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at 16:54 uk time 9th march avg running on my windows 8 computer detected a virus which it described as "
Scheduled Scan         High priority;"1";"1";"0"       Folders selected for scanning:;"Scan whole computer" Started:;"09/03/2014, 16:54:16"     Finished:;"09/03/2014, 16:56:14"     Total object scanned:;"362563"     User who launched the scan:;"SYSTEM"                 Name;"Description";"Result";"Status";"Priority"   Idle;"Hidden application";"Secured";"Healed";"High"
it also said 
"hidden application, idle ,healed, part of operating system"
"hidden application, idle, object was blocked, process"
"hidden application, idle, healed, file or directory"
severity was given as "high" and it said the threat was identified by "anti rootkit"
it claims to have secured the threat but never defined what it was, how can i find out, what else should i do to check my system and ensure there is nothing else hanging around.
a malware bytes scan log will follow soon, 
please help thanks
p.s. my antivirus is "AVG AntiVirus Free" it was last updated early this morning
also running scans with latest versins of
security check
all downloaded form your site

Answer:avg found something, can't find any details

here is the mbam report Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Database version: v2014.03.09.06 Windows 8 x64 NTFSInternet Explorer 10.0.9200.16798personal info removed :: personal info removed [administrator] 09/03/2014 17:12:05mbam-log-2014-03-09 (17-12-05).txt Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|E:\|)Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM | P2PScan options disabled: Objects scanned: 439722Time elapsed: 54 minute(s), 48 second(s) Memory Processes Detected: 0(No malicious items detected) Memory Modules Detected: 0(No malicious items detected) Registry Keys Detected: 0(No malicious items detected) Registry Values Detected: 0(No malicious items detected) Registry Data Items Detected: 0(No malicious items detected) Folders Detected: 0(No malicious items detected) Files Detected: 0(No malicious items detected) (end)

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Heres the problem, ive got a group of 6 cables that need to be plugged into my motherboard...I was following a 'build your own pc guide'...and then it said refer to the manual. The pc I was building is rather old, for example it has a 12GB hard drive with 64mb of RAM, Windows 98 etc, and as a result I dont have a manual. As far as I can tell the version is MS5182 VER:1, also reffered to as N1996, and uses Ali M1541 A1 something or other (not really sure what ). Most of the parts are made in Taiwan if it helps. The cables I need to connect are: speakers, reset switch, power switch and the H.D.D LED, as well as two unidentified connections. I would greatly appreciate any help because, whilst it wouldnt be a great loss if the PC did'nt work, this is supposed to be a kind of test my dad set me (take apart and fix an old computer) so I can prove ill be able to put together a pc im hoping to buy later in the year but I didnt realise the motherboard manuals had been lost when I took it apart...not a nice suprise. Hope you can help


Answer:Please help find motherboard details

This is a MSI motherboard. You will find the manual and BIOS update here:

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I've tried three times now to upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro, but each attempt has failed with no error code or other details indicating the problem. It just says something like "Upgrade Failed" or "Install Failed" -- and that's all! No indication whatsoever of what went wrong!

With the cut-off day for free upgrades coming in 5 hours, I need to finish this ASAP. But how can I when I have no idea what went wrong? Is there someplace I can look for the details of the failure?

Please help! Thanks!

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Greetings,I have discovered the Windows Task Manager and curiously would like to know more about the entries found there.Is there a concise source of information to get details on individual entries there as I have also found out that these are pertinent to computer functions, etc.but have searched Windows Help with no results, I have gone to the internet and searched for example, the image name under processes in Windows Task Manager, . . .hcpcsvcd.exe, and have minimal non discript information.Jp

Answer:Where can I find details about Task Manage ?

Here's one good source of info on processes:  If you don't find what you're looking for there, you'll just have to search for other sources.  hcpcsvcd.exe is not listed there and I believe this is probably an indication that it's very unusual.  And, indeed, a Google search on hcpcsvcd.exe yields very little.  Have you done a full hard drive scan for viruses recently?  

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Ok Techies, I need some real help on this one....

Older Gateway P3 500mhz last week was working fine...
I don't know the exact details it is my mom's PC and I am giving it a whirl at it... Was working fine then one day she says everytime she boots after bios black screen says"no OS found"

So I pick up thePC and bios won't and can't find a Hard drive.
Maybe bad drive, I remove and replace it with a good one w/ OS already installed.. NO OS found..
I insert Windows Xp disc in CD rom and it loads drivers and then begin to install, next "windows can't continue no HD detected.

Back to bios check Periph.. no primary (none)
secondary shows (cd rom)

I try swapping out

Hard drives..
New ribbon cable...
Switch IDE spots on mobo...
Try to run HD & CD on same line set one for slave.. (didn't work)
Try hooking up HD and remove CD
Bios still shows None for primary and secondary...

Bios recognizes CD roms... but won't detect any HD's...

I try to reset Bios (nvidia) w/ jumper... still same
Removed battery cleaned contacts ... still won't find HD
Ok I'm at wits end .. can't think of anything else to try...

Beg and plead anyone w/ ideas feel free to post...

Truly appreciate any help and suggestions

Answer:Bios/PC can't find HD details inside

Have you tried a different power connector on the hard drive? Also try entering the hard drive parameters manually in the BIOS.

Good luck.


On a side note, it is possible that the CMOS battery is dead. On some older machines if the battery goes the BIOS won't detect the hard drive.

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I can not locate any reference to a 4174-FT9, the FT9 is throwing me off.  I need specs on this model?

Answer:Can't find any details on a T420s 4174-FT9

Hello and welcome,
SUPPORT (above) -> Search by Machine Type Model -> "4174-FT9" :

i7-2620M(2.7GHz),8GB RAM,160GB Solid State Drive,14in 1600x900 LCD,1GB Nvidia N12P-NS2,CDRW/DVDRW,Intel 802.11agn wireless,WWAN option,Bluetooth,1Gb Ethernet,UltraNav,Secure Chip,Fingerprint reader,6c Li-Ion,Win7 Pro 64
Does that help?

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I've tried three times now to upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro, but each attempt has failed with no error code or other details indicating the problem. It just says something like "Upgrade Failed" or "Install Failed" -- and that's all! No indication whatsoever of what went wrong!

With the cut-off day for free upgrades coming in 5 hours, I need to finish this ASAP. But how can I when I have no idea what went wrong? Is there someplace I can look for the details of the failure?

Please help! Thanks!

Answer:Where to find Win 10 Upgrade Failure Details?

Thenin said:

I've tried three times now to upgrade Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro, but each attempt has failed with no error code or other details indicating the problem. It just says something like "Upgrade Failed" or "Install Failed" -- and that's all! No indication whatsoever of what went wrong!

With the cut-off day for free upgrades coming in 5 hours, I need to finish this ASAP. But how can I when I have no idea what went wrong? Is there someplace I can look for the details of the failure?

Please help! Thanks!

Hi Thenin and welcome to Tenforums.

Probably the best thing to do right now, is download what you need, and throw in an empty drive, disconnect all other drives, and clean install W10, then use your W7 key to activate it once you get to the desktop. Also, skip checking for updates at the beginning of the install, because the servers are being hammered now, and you'll just sit there idle, while nothing happens.

If you must review the failure log, it can be found at

You'll need to show hidden system files to find it, and you'll need to copy it to someplace else in order to open it.

7:45 to go. No time to lose.

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Eg: if i copied a data in my computer. I want to know about the copied data . Just like , when it is copied from other computer and when it is downloaded from the internet. and also what type of storage devices used to hold the data.

Answer:how to find the details of some copied items

NTFS file systems have some of that data but for all of that you'd need some third party application.1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.

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Hi, im having a problem. when i open a folder, the details box thing wont show on the left.
Also, When i try to upload something to the internet, the Browse box wont show.

Answer:Details Box Wont Show And More

I see that you have a HJT log posted here;#entry712345Now that your log is properly posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.If after 5 days you still have r... Read more

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I lost my windows phone 8.1 on 1st Nov, 2017. i tried to see 'last seen' using 'Find My Phone' option in Microsoft account.
it shows the date time & location. but i have some questions on that. Please clarify.
1) When the last seen will be updated into 'Find My Phone'?
2) Is 'Last seen' Date time based on the local time or UTC or server time?
3) If the 'last seen' date time is localized, is the location accurate? because i was not in the location, what 'last seen' shown.
4) Any other options to track the phone even the phone was disassembled?

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Hi everyone

I have just bought a second-hand Satellite laptop for my grandson. The label underneath says: "Model No. SA30-203 PSA30E-00EU5-EN".

I am hoping to find (1) an online user manual and (2) its date of manufacture or shipping.

However, I cannot even find an SA series on the Toshiba website, and forum searches are turning up nothing either.

+Please+ can anyone point me in the right direction?

Answer:Cannnot find any details about Satellite A30-203 PSA30E

SA30 means Satellite A30 and the whole drivers, user manuals or other details could you find on the Toshiba European page.

If you need the user manual check this page;
and choose ?Toshiba User Manual?

Best regards

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Simple query: where can I find details of what improvements / issues this bios update addresses?
(I'm particularly interested in anything that addresses the anomalies in power management e.g. screen not showing after recovering from hibernation...)
many thanks

Answer:Tecra M5 Bios Update 1.7: where can I find details?

Hello David

Unfortunately I must disappoint you and say that you will not be able to find this document. But it is possible that this issue is fixed with new BIOS update. Be careful with BIOS updates and read ?BIOS update description? before processing.

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Answer:Where can I find more details about Lumia Electric Ultramarine?

You could always try using a search engine....

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Well ok, while cleaning my desk my pc was on the floor and the side the motherboard isn't on got struck and my pc shut down and wouldn't boot. I threw in my old psu in hopes it was just that and now the fans spin but doesn't boot. It's done this before and when I play with the wires it usually turns over after a few boot attempts but now it won't. I'm freakin, ive read loose wires touching metal or anything might be the problem that's how I fixed this in the past, any ideas? My gpu cards fan spins super fast for a few seconds then it spins normal but now all the fans spin and the gpu just keeps spining super fast and won't turn over

Answer:powers up, wont boot with details, help!

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Hello.  Disregard my prior submission (Win7 Update Won't . . . still)  I thought it would be better to provide details to help achieve problem identification and resolution.
1 . . .
Installed fresh copy of Win7, 64-bit, v6.1, build 7601, SP1 on 8GB i5 w/500GB SSD.  Deleted pre-existing SSD partitions during install.
2 . . .
Set Firewall: Off, Defender: Off, UAC: Off, Security Msgs: Disabled, Maintenance Msgs: Disabled, Screen Time-Out: 4 hrs, Computer Sleeps: Never.  Installed Firefox because "Your browse is out of date" and I found it would not download the
desired KBs.  rebooted.
3 . . .  Installed the following KBs . . .
3020369-x64, 3125574-x64, rebooted, 3102810-x64, 949104 (.latest windows Update Agent v7.6-x64), rebooted, 3050265-x64, 3083710-x64.
4 . . . System services Ststua . . . bits: Auto(Delayed), Started, Wuauserv: Auto(Delayed), Started, AppIDsvc: Manual, Stopped, Cryptsvc: Auto, Started.
5 . . . In Windows Update
Set to: Download updates but let me choose whether to install them.  Clicked "Check for updates" at 06:42.  Brought up task Manager.  Observed I/O TrustedInstalled.exe activity until roughly 06:48 with it consuming ~50% of CPU. 
Thereafter, no further I/O activity observed.  During the time taken to write this post (now 07:07), TrustedInstalled.exe is gone.  svchost.exe now consuming ~50% of CPU.
6 . . . Comments
I have gotten to this point sever... Read more

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I was on my PC today and the PC just switched off randomly
i left it a few minutes and tried to switch it back on..

but nothing happend when switching it on? soo i come to the conclusion that the PSU has gone? but i only got it in Jan 09?

basically what happens is when i go to switch my pc on.. the fans start for like 1 second but then go back off.. soo it flicks on then off again..

anyone know how i could sort this or what is the actual problem whether its my PSU or motherboard or what.

Answer:PC Wont power up. HELP :( please. (details inside)

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I just joined yesterday and find this site and help forum excellent. However, even though I click on "remember my details" it doesnt do that and I have to logon manually each time. Any help?TH

Answer:This site wont remember my details

Do you have cookies enabled?

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Although my registration was accepted by Toshiba (for cash redemption) I cannot find any operating manual or details on Toshiba website.

Can anyone please help with operating instructions

Answer:I cannot find any operating manual or details for Satellite L500/033


It seems to be a Satellite notebook which belongs to Toshiba Australian!
All details should be posted on Toshiba Australian page:

There are different L500/xxx models? if you would not find your unit then this would mean that the information has not been published yet?

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I'm in need of a new video card! I really don't know anything about computer hardware, so you'll have to help me out.

I am a gamer, and my video card sucks (I have a GeForce4 440), and I can't play any new games such as Battlefield 2. Even older games such as Battlefield 1942 and America's Army quit in the middle of gameplay all the time.

I have been making money recently, and can now afford a very good video card. I am willing to spend $200 - $325 for a video card. My computer is good enough for a good card (at least I think it is).

I have an Asus A7V8X-X motherboard with 512 MB ram. My CPU processor is AMD XP 2500 OEM (just as good as the pentium 4.)

I was thinking about getting the famous Geforce 7800. Is this a good idea? Will I need more ram? Will it fit into my case (ATX XP400)? Also, what are all these different types I'm seeing (7800GS, 7800GT, 7800GTX)? What are the differences?


Answer:Please Help Me Find A Good Video Card - Details Included

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Windows Update won't initiate. I've tried to start the process from the system processes toolkit but it's absent. It's also absent from the registry under its typical file-tree. Plz send help.
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:10-06-2016
Ran by Peter (administrator) on PETER2-PC (11-06-2016 19:35:27)
Running from C:\Users\Peter\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Peter (Available Profiles: Peter)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool:
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
(IDT, Inc.) C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\stacsv64.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\wlanext.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
(Intel® Corporation) C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\EvtEng.ex... Read more

Answer:Malware? Find out more about free software from (null). Click here for details.

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Press the windows key + r on your keyboard at the same time. This will open the RUN BOX.Type Notepad and and click the OK key.Please copy the entire contents of the code box below to the a new file. start

(BitTorrent Inc.) C:\Users\Peter\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\updates\3.4.7_42330\utorrentie.exe
(BitTorrent Inc.) C:\Users\Peter\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\updates\3.4.7_42330\utorrentie.exe
CHR HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google: Restriction <======= ATTENTION
FF Plugin: -> disabled [No File]
FF Plugin-x32: -> disabled [No File]
CHR Plugin: (Widevine Content Decryption Module) - C:\Users\Peter\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\WidevineCDM\\_platform_specific\win_x86\widevinecdmadapter.dll => No File
CHR Plugin: (Native Client) - C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\50.0.2661.102\ppGoogleNaClPluginChrome.dll => No File
CHR Plugin: (Chrome PDF Viewer) - C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\50.0.2661.102\pdf.dll => No File
CHR Plugin: (Java Platform SE 7 U15) - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\plugin2\npjp2.dll => No File
CHR Plugin: (WildTangent Games App V2 Presence Detector) - C:\Program Files ... Read more

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i'm running windows 7 x64 bit ultimate i recently re installed windows and when a program crashes there is no option to click "See details" can some one please help me enable the option "see details"?
here is the screenshot Please Help me.

Answer:Windows 7 Wont Show Details When a program Crashes.

Why is the program masked? It makes it appear sketchy which of course could be the problem itself.

The theme changed with your reinstall which is also unusual.

Where did you get Win7 and how is it activated?

If you have a license then stick with these steps to get and keep a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which also apply to retail.

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Hi all,
I want to find my PC full detail hardware spec but I don't want to use 3rd party program.
I only know the ?Device manage? but it is just a brief description. I want to find more detailed spec.
Such as RAM stick?s vendor, frequency ?ect.
Do I get this with win 7 built-inprogram? If someone know how to do, please tell me.
Thanks in advance.

BTW, do I also find my NB?s BIOS and EC (embedded controller ) version in Win7 without entering BIOS utility?Is this possible?

Answer:How to find my PC full details hardware spec. with WIN7 built-in progr

Check this, it should help you.
How to - System Specs

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ANYONE that recognizes these symptons please help me IDENTIFY this infection!
I plugged a friends Seagate Expansion drive (SRD00F1) into my machine's usb port and Windows Vista started to load the drivers and then stopped. I went to My Computer and the machine can't see the drive at all. After this I started to see the following occurring:
1) All the normal column names in Explorer are gone, Author is the only one showing. All of the common ones are unavailable when I try to choose details by right clicking the column header, Filename, Date Created/Created, Size etc...
2) Many windows won't open, specifically Control Panel windows like "Backup and Restore Center" and System.
3) Explorer shows no filenames or folder names.
4) The "Start Search" feature of the Start Bar returns nothing.
5) In My computer the sizes of the drives and free space are in bytes, not KB or MB.
It seems like some rootkit, but I can't figure out which one, the external drive that caused the infection hasn't been used in months, so it can't be something brand new.
Any assistance on identifying this infection and removing it would be greatly appreciated.
Here is the DDS.txt:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16592
Run by Shake at 17:09:02 on 2015-01-19
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate   6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.6133.3253 [GMT -7:00]
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131-94903A54AD8B}
SP: Windows Defender *Disa... Read more

Answer:Unknown Virus/Malware, Explorer has no details, many windows wont open

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.Important: To help me reviewing your logs, please post them in code boxes. You can create them by clicking on the <>-symbol on top of the reply window.    HijackThis is not the preferred initial scanning tool in this forum. With today's malware, a more comprehensive set of logs i... Read more

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Above updates wont install,, tried almost everything, clean boot, etc. I'm running Windows 8.1 64
Please Help

Answer:8 Windows Update wont install Error Details: Code 800F0922

Originally Posted by koymik


Above updates wont install,, tried almost everything, clean boot, etc. I'm running Windows 8.1 64
Please Help

Hi Michael:

Did you try to install the update again manually?
There are some errors that are simply a matter of bad timing, and they can be caused by busy websites and slow Internet connections, or a number of other factors. Sometimes you can fix these problems by trying to install the updates again.
1. Open Windows Update by swiping in from the right edge of the screen (or, if you're using a mouse, pointing to the lower-right corner of the screen and moving the mouse pointer up), tapping or clicking Settings, tapping or clicking Change PC settings, and then tapping or clicking Update and recovery.
2. Tap or click Check now, and then wait while Windows looks for the latest updates for your PC.
3. If updates are found, tap or click Install updates.

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Well i got a problem... again.

Different computer then last time, i was having trouble with a display driver not responding on my vista computer (NVLDDMKM) and i saw that a couple people tried putting in the graphics card into a slot, or just reseating them (to clear catch i think) so i turned of computer opened it took out the graphics card, put it right back in, closed the computer and turned it on...

it stayed on for 8 seconds.

I had the same problem when i got the computer before and the people who built it said it was a faulty powersupply and sent me a new one.

I also read that some of the NVLDDMKM errors can be caused by a weak power supply, so i was wondering if a 500watt powersupply sounds like its enough to power the comp (specs below) and if its not the issues if anyone has any idea what might be wrong (btw the motherboard lights are still on and green)

AMD AthlonT64 X2 5200+ Dual-Core CPU
Asus M2N-SLI Deluxe nForce 570-SLI
2048MB [1024MB X2] DDR2-800 PC6400 Memory Module Mushkin
NVIDIA GeForce 7950GT 512MB
18X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive
3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard
Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100)
Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps PCI Adapter
and a internal blue neon light

Answer:removed graphics card and put back in, computer wont finish startup (details inside)

Re: removed graphics card and put back in, computer wont finish startup (details insi


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For some reason autoplay is no longer working, which means everytime my daughter wants to use a different piece of software I have to come up and show her where to find it, to load it (too many to have all over the desktop, although I did create a folder for them but that is still a little longwinded for her). Anyway, I would prefer them just to run on being put into the PC like they used to. I ran an old version of Auto Fix on the C drive but it hasn't sorted the problem out. Can anybody help please? I have a feeling it's a simple settings issue!It is the same on both C & D drives

Answer:Cd's wont run automatically any more :( Can U help

Try Autoplay Fix on the D: drive, presuming this is your cd drive as C: is the hard drive, not something Autoplay Fix would work on.Newest version from click here

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Is there a program out there which can find, download and install unknown (by windows) drivers automatically?

Answer:How to find unknown drivers automatically?

Unknown Device Identifier - Freeware Download

thats close

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Widows 7. Premium. Last night I logged off my computer. All was well. This morning I cannot connect to my wireless network. Furthermore it is not showing any of the other networks I know are around. Running the troubleshooter results in the message that Windows could not automatically, detect the network's proxy settings. It is not an ISP issue as this tablet (and two smartphones) connect without a problem. In Device Manager there are two network adapters showing, 802.11n Wireless PCI Express' Card LAN Adapter and Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabits Network Connection, both of which are said to be working OK. I have tried a system restore with no effect. The PC is, in fact, connected to the router via a Netgear mains wire system. The lights on plugs at both ends are showing three greens.

Answer:PC cannot automatically find proxy settings

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I'm kind of new to this so this might be a bad question. Normally when I update my device drivers I go into computer management and click each one individually and use for "Update drive". Is there a program that does this automatically for me?

Answer:Is there a way to automatically find/update drivers?

Update drivers

A fairly new program that works well, I have used on several different PC's is; The free version scans the PC, gives a list of missing drivers plus any updates for currently installed versions. You can choose to download them and/or install them from the program itself, but it has a speed limit, slow, unless you go for the paid for version. But the information can be used to get the drivers from each makers site. I use it for any updates under, say, 2MB, but I wouldn't get a graphic driver through 'Drivereasy'. Hope this helps.

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I have filled in the wrong details setting up my internet details, can I clear and start again

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How can I re-associate .mp4 files with video details displaying in the Details Pane? After installing the K-lite codecs pack, my mp4's all began displaying in the details pane as audio files (Album, Artist etc) and no longer displays the important video default details (size, frame height, bitrate etc). I assume it was because of incorrectly associating file types when installing the codecs (even though wmv's, avi's are still correct), so I uninstalled the codecs but the Details categories remain for typical audio files. I've exhausted The Google and I'm stumped... any help? (Win7, 32-bit with VLC as my default player) Thanks!

Answer:Details Pane associating mp4 video files with audio details

Have you tried resetting your Folder Templates?

Folder Template - Default

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What program do I have to D/L or use to make my comp automatically start my CD's when loaded vs. opeing manually.


Answer:CD's wont open automatically

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Hi, I just installed XP on another new build and I don't know what I am doing wrong, but now it won't restart or power off. It will shut down, but the pc lites, fans, etc. continue to run and I have to hit the power switch manually. Because of this, xp wont restart either after any updates or programs are installed, as I have to manually restart the pc. Its not an apm issue or anything, new bios and driver updates, etc. I think it may be my doing (ie services, etc.), but it seems to happen after sometime after I install sp2 and the rest of the updates, but I'm not sure. This is the second build it has happened on and I'm looking for any kind of answer. Knowing me it is a small problem, but I can't figure out why it is happening.


Answer:XP wont automatically restart

Looks like you didn't get an answer tho

Problem solved yet?

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it wont connect automatically now. it use to before. I go to networks and properties for the network, click connect automatically but when i shut the computer and open it. it doesn't connect automatically

Answer:wont automatically connect

did you use username and password to connect to your network?

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Hi all, i am working on a 300ghz p11. i have fitted a new hard drive and installed windows xp. the problem is when i shut down it does not switch off automatically, i get a message saying "it is now safe to switch off your computer" i then have to hold the start button in for five seconds to kill the machine. it has an amibios but i cannot find anything in there to help.hope someone can help.regardsrenegade

Answer:pc wont switch off automatically

click here and scroll down to Powerdown Issues.

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Hi have just installed Windows 7 everything is fine expect for one small thing. When I put DVD/CD into the drive instead of it starting automaticy as it did before i have to go to computer then to the dvd/cd drive then double click it for the dvd etc will play is there a way i can resolve this so i can get it to play as soon as i put my disk in as it did before going over to windows 7 thanks also it seems to do it on vista on my desk top where as before you had a litle list come up asking what do you want to use for dvd or cd i would like to get it back

Answer:DVD/CD Wont start automatically

There's a MS hotfix for this midway down this page click here, under 'How to disable or enable all Autorun features in Windows 7 and other operating systems'. G

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can anyone help me? my desktop is all black after booting... explorer.exe is not running automatically... i tried changing my shell registry value to "explorer.exe" but i cant seem to change it... it returns to Explorer.exe C:\Windows\System32\keyboard\services.exe i tried erasing C:\Windows\System32\keyboard\services.exe part but it cannot be changed... can anyone help me... am i struck with a virus?

Answer:explorer.exe wont run automatically

i can however run explorer.exe through task manager... i have avast antivirus and it doesnt detect any virus... please help me... i'm confused

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I just updated to IE6 and have tried with WMP6.4 and 7.0,
And when I click a movie or video link WMP wont open automatically; It used to. Now I have to save to disk, then it works fine. Even when I Right-click and open in new window, the new window just sits there loading forever, but nothing happens.
is it IE6 or what do I need to change?

Answer:MPG's & AVI's Wont Open Automatically

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hi, can any one tell me why when i turn my pc off it dosent switch off and the monitor is left with the "it is now safe to turn off your computer " on the screen, my other pc and monitor used to swith off on their own, any advice please

Answer:pc wont turn off automatically

might just be that its not got an auto shutdown some pcs still dontprof

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My disk drive wont run automatically and i dont know how to manually run the drive.  if i put any cd in it just wont load up..  i have restarted the computer etc etc but nothing!! im not good with computers at all 

Answer:my laptop wont run a CD automatically

Go to "My Computer" and look for your CD-ROM drive (without a CD in the drive). Then insert a CD, and the name and icon should change depending on what CD you put in. Double-click your CD-ROM drive and the CD should run.

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the laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15–5559. The white LED blinks 4 times then the orange blinks twice.
Sometimes it works, but after the first time it started up it barely ever works.
I tried starting it with the battery, without it, with the cord, and without that.
What’s going on, and how can I fix it?

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I need a little help with something that seems simple. I am using Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. I have changed the columns in Details view in a folder. However Windows is not populating those columns, so what am I missing? This holds true on both my network drives and my local drives, so I checked my indexing options and they are set to index my local drives, so I assumed that should have at least worked. Any help would be very much appreciated.

Answer:Windows 7 Details View not showing details/data

Welcome to Seven Forums JLH1. Try this:

Right click an empty area in that folder> Sort by> More

Scroll down the list and make sure the categories you want are checked> OK

A Guy

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For Windows 7, is there a list of the 'Details' available in the Windows Explorer folder view called 'Details' which has an explanation for each of them? Most of them are simple but some leave me scratching my head.

Answer:explanation of 'Details' in Windows Explorer 'Details' view

The "Details" which are available are those you see when a list of files is in "Details" view (as opposed to "Icons" or "Tiles" views.In "Details" view, depending on which column categories you have enabled, you are shown such things as filesize, file-date, filetype etc. If you then right-click any column header, you can choose to hide or show more information columns.I can't see how any of that can leave you scratching your head as it's no different to previous versions of Windows in that respect.

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I add a password to my windows xp account (the only account on my computer). When I removed the password, windows still asks for me to login even when the password is blank.

How do I make it automatically load windows without the login screen?

Answer:Windows wont open automatically

Go to the User Accounts and turn off the Welcome Screen.

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OK. This is strange. As ADMINISTRATOR I have to manually start Sidebar. Further, once open, right clicking to Properties, results in Properties NOT opening.

Run > Programs > Sidebar ("Run as Administrator") does not resolve the issue.

However, if I run as a NON-administrator, I can both Open Sidebar Properties and (applying the checkoff) have Sidebar run on startup.

Any suggestions?

Tristin098 /

Email address removed by Brink to prevent you from being spammed.

Answer:Side wont run automatically when Administrator

Hello Tristin, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Check to see if this tutorial below can help. You may just need to re-register a few .dll files for the Sidebar.

Windows Sidebar will not Start in Vista

Hope this helps,

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it trys to come on but shuts down before windows opens. windows screen trys to open then it goes to the screen that comes up when windows doesnt start automatically

Answer:windows wont automatically start

Choose "last known good configuration" from the startup options.

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i just got a sony CD-RW CRX230E internal drive to replace my old one, and now every time i switch on my computer it wont show up on "my computer" but instead i have to go to device manager and uninstall the drive and then go to add hardware wizard to get it working fullyalso i have a DVD drive as well that opens fine but the computer has not recognised it at all, have already check that cable are in fullyis there any way that i can get my drives to work as they shouldthankyou in advance for any help you can give me.

Answer:CD-RW drive wont start up automatically

forgot to mention that i have got an HP Pavillion 7955, running windows XP

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sp2 has automatically downloaded and i am invited to install this download every time i boot up . i need to get rid of this so can some kind sole please advise me how i can get rid of this balloon invite. i cannot install it as have athlon 64 processor and an earlier attempt had resulted in chaos which i was luckuy to get out of by going to a restore point. i am now off automatic downloads. any help appreciated

Answer:sp2 has automatically downloaded but i wont instal

Is your machine a Mesh?If so they have a fix on their website for their 64 bit machines.

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I have noticed an odd thing, when i close an application the process will still be running in task manager and i have to manually stop it. this includes windows its self and when i close windows it makes me end svchost.exe manually. This is starting to eat up my cpu usage and annoying me since i don't know all the process names of all the applications i run. is there any way to stop this, i think it may have something to do with my commit charge which is capped at 7515M.i am using a Style note laptop with windows XP  Professional version 2002 with service pack 3, Intel core duo t9300 2.49ghz with 3 GB ram and had a NVIDA Quadro 1600m graphics card with 512Mb dedicated.

Answer: XP Pro: Processes wont stop automatically

Sometimes, after closing a program, it takes a few moments for its process to stop.Any particular program you have in mind?

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Yes I have searched so don't yell at me yet.

The PC wont sleep. It's not that it goes to sleep and wakes up, it just wont sleep.

Here's what I have done so far.

Went to advanced power options and turned off that when sharing media keep PC awake thing.

Played with the when to sleep settings from 4 hours to 25 minutes.

Run in an elevated command prompt the /lastwake thing. Nothing.

My network adapters are not set to allow them to wake the PC, but again the PC isn't even going to sleep so nothing has the chance to wake things up.

Looked through the system log for powertroubleshooting entries, nope, nothing.

Unplugged my mouse because hey why not maybe the mouse is keeping it awake, nope.

So anyone have ideas? Where do I go from here?

Answer:Windows 10 wont sleep automatically

As an update, the computer sleeps just fine if you do it manually. I set it to sleep last night and it remained that way until I woke up this morning and pushed the power button.

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What I want to happen is to be able to insert an audio CD (A shop bought one) and have it play the tracks automatically by starting windows media player and playing the music. My other PC (a laptop with a fairly new XP installation does this with no problem).

I have tried setting the Auto play setting on the CD drive for a music CD to use windows media player. But it doesn't matter what it is set to, (even if it is set to prompt) when the CD is inserted all that happens is windows explorer opens and displays the track list.

Clicking on one of the .CDA audio files does open up Media Player and play the music, so no problem with actually playing the music, it's just the detection of what to do when the CD is inserted that's the problem. The drive does recognise that its an audio CD and changes the drives name to be Audio CD
I'm assuming it must be a registry setting that's not right, but my registry knowledge fairly basic, but I'm happy to change settings if I know what to change.

Any ideas anyone?

Many thanks


Answer:Audio CD's wont automatically play

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I am often busy, so I need the help of an autoresponder applications.
thanks for reading :(

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I have an HTPC that previously had Windows 7 installed. I have it setup to sleep automatically after 3 hours in case we accidentally leave it on. I did a Win8 Pro upgrade on top of it, and it ported all of my apps and settings fine.

However, no matter what I do, it won't seem to go to sleep automatically. It works perfectly fine when I do it manually. I've gone into desktop mode and verified nothing is running (nothing open on the taskbar, at least). There is no video app or anything still running that would block sleep.

How can I properly debug what may be blocking it from sleeping? Could it be some glitch where it thinks it's setup to sleep in the power options but in reality it's not?

Answer:New win8 installation wont automatically sleep

You don't mention what the sleep settings are set for.

What power profile are you using?

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So I have my machine set to turn off monitor after 10 minutes (which works) and to sleep after 45 minutes (which does not work). Sleep/standby mode works fine if I manually tell it to - it just doesn't happen automatically.

I'm guessing there is something on my machine preventing sleep mode, but I don't even know where to start. Is there some sort of program that monitors for activity that would keep XP awake?

Answer:Comptuer wont automatically sleep - XP insomnia

Do you have a really sensitive optical mouse? Because if that thing moves, just a little bit, it'll reset the timer for Windows to go into sleep mode.

Otherwise, there may be some kind of background process running?

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In active directory I have set up a home directory letter and path for a user on the profiles tab. For some reason when the user logs on the home directory doesnt automatically map. The user has to manually enter in the information and verify that it is in Explorer. The drive will only stay for the duration of that session. Once the user logs off and logs back on, they have to manually reconnect the home directory again. Any suggestions.

Answer:Solved: home directory wont automatically map

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Hi, My gf has a Vista laptop and for some reason when she uses Microsoft Word it has stopped spell checking automatically. Please can anyone tell me has they come accross this problem?

Answer:Word wont spell check automatically?

In Word > Tools > Options > Spelling & Grammar tab > Put a tick in 'Check spelling as you type' > OK. G

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When ever i turn on or wake up my computer i have to go to "Networks" chose my perferred network and connect. And there are 3 other networks listed and for everyone the connect automatically box is checked and when i uncheck it i rechecks itself. the network that i always use has this box too but it never keeps checked once i check it.

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My computer refuses to sleep automatically. When i do it manually it goes to sleep in a second. The sleep auto timer is set to a minute and I wait for 10 minutes and still nothing. My display screen goes turns off no issues after a minute, just my desktop.

Once it sleeps manually it remains asleep also, so there are no issues with wakeup timers.

I executed the energy report and got the following:

System Availability Requests:System Required Request
The service has made a request to prevent the system from automatically entering sleep.
Requesting Service Schedule

There is nothing else in the report that mentions anything about preventing sleep other than the above.

I also tried the command powercfg -requests and i got the following:

[SERVICE] \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\svchost.exe (Schedule)
Windows will execute '\Macromedia\ErrorCheck' scheduled task that requested waking the computer.





So what I tried to do is enter the following in an elevated command prompt window:

powercfg -requestsoverride SERVICE "\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Windows\System32\svchost.exe"

Then waited for over an hour and still the computer refuses to go to sleep.

Any other suggestions?

Answer:Windows 10 Desktop wont sleep automatically

Try a cleanboot and if it works, we'll look for the culprit.

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I am thinking of upgrading to Windows 8.
I have 3 questions about it.

Will it automatically find the programs I have installed on my D: drive or will I have to install them again?
Does it have a good emulator for Windows 95? I still have some programs designed to run on Win 95, they are programs I use and I do not want to abandon them.
Also, will Windows 8 allow me to use an interface that is point and click with a mouse. I do not have a touch screen.

Answer:Solved: Will Windows 8 automatically find programs already installed on D: drive

As you are running 7 Ultimate 64 bit you can upgrade to windows 8 Pro 64bit and keep more or less everything see this

Upgrading from Windows 7Click to expand...

This is the simplest upgrade path of all. You can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro from any version of Windows 7, and you can choose whether you want to migrate files, settings, and programs, just files, or nothing. Be sure to pay close attention to the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant, which will alert you to any programs or drivers that must be uninstalled before the upgrade or updated afterwards.Click to expand...

quoted from this link
Here is the official Microsoft upgrade doc
so you cannot upgrade and keep all to OTHER than windows 8 Pro
Yes it does have compatibility going back to win95 but that does NOT mean that the program will run without problems please see screenshot
Before you start run the windows 8 upgrade assistant
and the 8.1
You cannot upgrade to 8.1 from 7 and keep all. I do appreciate that you said to 8 however.
You can of course later on go from 8 to 8.1
Please ensure that you have all backed up - it can go wrong just like any other install.
Yes you can use it with a mouse and keyboard just as 7. It is not the OS itself that enables touch.

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Why have my google toolbar search don't automatically help me find things anymore?

I use to type in something and it would figure it out what I'm typing. now it doesn't. how do I fix that? it still work on my other computer.

also How do I make it suggest a site for me when I hit a new tab in firefox? I save my old
ff setting in window 7, but I like this new feature. How do I clear my old firefox setting?

Answer:Why have my google toolbar search don't automatically help me find things anymore

couple ways:

IE: Tools menu; select Internet Options; select the Contents tab. Under Personal select AutoComplete

tools/properties again, this time, click on the advanced tab and scroll down and uncheck 'use inline autocomplete

New toolbar doesn't autofill forms anymore so you might want to check version.

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In the Excel Find & Replace box there is an Options button, looking to see if there is a macro that will automatically open the F&R box and set the extended options to display as the default?Hunted around the web and the best I can find is this: this of which are close, but not exactly what I'm looking for.I know I can just do a CTRL-F and click the Options button, and Excel will retain the setting until I close the workbook.I also tried doing a Record a Macro, but nothing was recorded. Looking for something that will work automagically any time I open a workbook.Thanks.MIKE

Answer:Excel Macro - Find & Replace - Open options automatically

Iv come up with another way to do it but t isnt very elegant. I dont usually use sendkeys but i couldnt figure out any other way, yet. So basically what the code does isOpens the find and replace dialogue Sends keys alt + t which expands the optionsSends key escape to close the dialogue
Private Sub Workbook_Open


Application.Sendkeys ("%+t")
Application.Sendkeys "{Escape}"

End sub

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Whenever I want to view a movie clip (for ex. the current one i was looking at was .mpg) I have to save it to my computer first. I have to open windows media player and find the saved file and then open. How do I make Windows Media player open automatically whenever i choose to download a clip? i would like it to automatically download, open, and play when I click on "download to view".

Thanks for your help.

Answer:Windows Media Player wont open automatically

Welcome to TSG.

Would you mind linking the one you are having problems with? Maybe it is set up only for download and not set up to view.

It is possible your Media Player isn’t set as the default viewer for a .mpg file. Find a .mpg file on your computer and select it. If the Media Player doesn’t open and play it you have to associate it.

Highlight a .mpg file. Hold the Shift key while you right click on it. Select “Open With”. Check the box that says to always use this program etc and then navigate to your media player. Once you open the .mpg file this way it should always open the Windows Media Player when you select one.

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Hey, recently my laptop with Windows 7, 32 bit has had a problem. When i log in its just a white screen with a cursor. So i opened up taskmanager and opened a new task explorer.exe but it said it came with the error Windows cannot find 'explorer.exe' even though i typed it in correctly. So i then browsed for explorer.exe. I went into Local Disk/ Windows and looked for explorer where it would usually be, but it wasnt there. So i went to the top right of that window and searched for explorer and it found i think 7 explorer.exe. So i opened one up and it worked. So after that i tryed copying that explorer into the winodws directory and it stayed there for a few seconds. Then norton said that Suspicious.Mystic was detected and something else and the explorer.exe disappeared. So then i used malawarebytes and it found 2 viruses and cleared them both. I rebooted and explorer.exe still didnt open up. I tried copying the explorer again but the Suspicious.Mystic was still there. Then used norton it self to delete it but same result.

I tried doing this tutorial off this website but Suspicous.Mystic wasn't in taskmanager, program files and regedit
1. To stop all Suspicious.Mystic processes, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager.

2.Click on the "Processes" tab, search for Suspicious.Mystic, then right-click it and select "End Process" key.

3.Click "Start" button and selecting ... Read more

Answer:explorer.exe wont automatically start up (Suspicious.Mystic)

Hi -

Proceed to the Security Center, Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help Forum, to have your system reviewed by a Security Analyst. Please be sure to follow THESE STEPS carefully before posting your logs in the Security Forum.

Please be patient as the Security Analysts are very busy and one will get to you as soon as possible.

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Acrobat pdf files will open automatically when I'm on the Web, but if I click on pdf files which are saved in My Documents I get the message 'pdf is not a valid Win32 application' But then if I open up the Adobe Acrobat program and open the files from there, they open fine. Any ideas? Ta.

Answer:Saved acrobat pdf files wont open automatically

Right click on a pdf file, select Open With. Select Acrobat Reader and tick the box to always use this program.

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When i try to connect my xbox 360 to xbox live i cant get it to automatically find an IP. I have been entering in a IP manually (the same one my laptop uses) and it doesnt work when both try to access the internet.

Im using a Belkin wireless G gaming adapter and and a linksys WRT54GS wireless-G broadband router.

Answer:Xbox 360 wont automatically connect to my wireless router?

Two devices cannot use the same IP Address.

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Something went drasticaly wrong yesterday. I wasn't doing anything elborate, just working in excel and I got tired of the touch pad and 'connected' an infrared mouse that I occassionally wasn't working too well, low battery level I assumed, so I reverted to the touch pad....but the touch pad was now for some reason not working at all and hasn't done since.......

turning the laptop off and on was my solution but it hasn't rectified the situation...the infra red mouse is working fine though with new batteries.......on top of this, now when I turn the laptop off, it shutdowns but then automatically starts up again, at which point a microsoft message appears saying that the computer has recovered from a serious error.

So since this episode, the touch pad won't work and the computer wont stay turned off! And it may be me going mad, but some of the keys on the keyboard are no longer as responsive as they once were.

It was an Equium and was only purchased in early January.

If anyone can help I would much appreciate it.


Answer:Touchpad wont work and Equium automatically restarts after shutdown

Might be an issue some drivers can solve. Go to your Toshiba website and download all quickfix drivers. As well as the toucpad driver if it is there. Try hitting fn+f9 as well to see if that reactivates the mousepad.

If not, try a clean install of the system after backing up all data and it should fix the problem. If it does not, chances are you have a hardware fault and need to take the laptop to your ASP.

Good luck with this.

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On my dad's computer he had been running on Mcafee but some malware had gotten through which was supposedly cleaned.
However, since then his explorer.exe will not start automatically, and after entering the password he just gets a black screen.
The only way I have found to force explorer.exe to start for him is to:
Open task manager
Go to processes
Show processes from all users (this part is essential)
Go to applications
Create new task
Enter explorer.exe
and explorer.exe will bring up his desktop
Occasionally the desktop will go and he has to retsrt it, and the internet sometimes freezes or he encounters keystroke lag.
I think he may still have some infections present, so can you please check and advise if there is something causing explorer.exe not to work properly?
I have since uninstalled Mcafee and installed Security Essentials as the subscription ran out.
Your help is greatly appreciated.
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16584  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.71.2
Run by Teddy at 22:50:10 on 2014-10-23
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium   6.0.6002.2.1252.44.1033.18.2814.1182 [GMT 1:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {4F35CFC4-45A3-FC37-EF17-759A02E39AB1}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {F4542E20-6399-F3B9-D5A7-4EE87964D00C}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C... Read more

Answer:Explorer.exe wont start automatically on previously infected computer

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I have a realtek 2 in 1 memory card reader in my lenovo ideapad p580, intel core I7 2.9 ghz 750 gb hd 2gb nvidia graphics, the memory card at first would give an option of where to download pics from card now it doesnt i can find the drive in my computer but have to copy and paste pics to my pics folder....any ideas?


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im new to this so sorry if i do anything wrong, ill try and correct it.

i got a new comp in jan, had many issues with crashing but resolved due to some parts not being fully connected, and since resolved little has gone wrong until about a week ago. I cant remember exactly what happened, but my computer crashed during a windows download, and had problems actually installing the update afterwards. Ive been pretty busy so havent had time to properly look at the problem, thinking it just a crash error, but ive noticed 2 and a half minutes every start up Norton (360) PC security will turn itself off and no matter what i do will not turn back on.

As well as this, i found 4oD wouldnt open, i put this down to a small passing fault that could be resolved, as another computer i know wouldnt work with it at all, so wasnt too worried. But also today msn stopped working, it would load at start up, but after that wouldnt open again, whether i be signed in or not. Ive done a back up to an external disk, and had advice to just wipe my disk because i have run checks and not found anything wrong, however i did do a free online one a few weeks ago which said i had a problem, but changed the name of the "cloaked Malware" everytime i scanned, so i thought it might just be trying to get me to buy it and went back to Norton. I did try another online scanner, but there was a problem when installing it, so i just forgot about it. Obviously now i realise i have a problem,... Read more

Answer:AV Software automatically switched off, some internet based programmes wont open


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Hi,I'm using Windows 7 Professional x64. When I use Windows Explorer to view image files (jpg, png, etc.), I would like to see each image's dimensions listed in the Details Pane (when it's set to view the images as Icons/Thumbnails, rather than Details). However, the only details that show up in the Details Pane are Name, Type, Date Created, Date Modified, and Size. This is the case even though:* I've checked 'Dimensions' in the 'Choose Details' options* The folder is already categorized/optimized for 'Pictures'* Other folders show the other details I want -- i.e., the Details Pane for my 'Videos' folder shows Length, Frame Width, Frame Height, and other details that I've chosenAny suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Need more details in W7 Explorer Details Pane

I think you are asking Windows Explorer to do more than it is intended to do.Try using infranview to view the folder. Get infranview at the link below.

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I purposefully have UAC set so that I sometimes get the "Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to your PC?" popup. Is there any way to tell what requested change is prompting this popup? My response would depend on what's being changed.

I know I can get rid of the popup altogether, but that is absolutely not what I want to do. I want to know when a new program is trying to change things. If it is trying to change the directory, for example, I want to know what it wants to change. If it wants to save its own settings in the directory that's ok. If it wants to change other settings, that may not be ok.

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I have my RAID drivers floppy ready, but when I boot from WIN XP PRO CD, It stops before I get a chance to run the floppy.

It says: "No Hard drives are installed on your system" and tells me to run the HDD configuration software that comes with the HDD.

I have already done this.

maybe I hooked it up wrong. My mobo has these slots: SATA 1/SATA2/RAID1/RAID2/RAID3/RAID/4

I hooked the HDD's up via SATA cables to these slots: RAID1/RAID2

is this right?

Answer:System still wont find HDD's

OK nevermind all that, I had just missed my chance to hit f6. got it now.

new question though:

When I choose where to install windows it gives me an opportunity to partition the HHD's. Do I need to do this a certain way to make RAID work?

or can I just partition each drive with the maximum space?

when I do that it makes one HDD the C" drive, and the other HDD the F" drive.

is this right?

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Answer:VMC wont find new videos

I have no idea what VMC is so I don't know where to go to research it.

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Sorry if this has been posted.

I had some problems with my computer so I did a full system restore, when I tried to re-connect to the internet through the wireless the dongle I have connected doesnt find any routers. I have done a restore before and this has never happened.
Im using windows xp and a belkin wireless router,
The router is connected to another computer using windows 7 and works fine, my ipod finds the connection fine too.
Im completely clueless so any information is appreciated

Answer:Solved: PC wont find wi-fi

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Hi,I've recently purchased Windows 7 64 bit and I like the look and general feel of it so far. I'm not sure that it's living up to all the hype though. IE seems to be running slow opening windows and going between the tabs.I'm sure that my PC isn't the problem. I have a dual corp with 4 GB RAM. But I'm certainly willing to hear anyones advice on how to make my PC work better.Anyhow, the problem that I want to address here is that Windows 7 isn't recognizing my IDE 500 GB Hitachi HD. I would like to know how to correct this situation? Thank you.PS Anything else anyone can tell me how to get more our of Windows 7 I'd really appreciate it. Thanks.

Answer:Windows 7 wont find my IDE 500 GB HD?

I see in your topic on the other forum, the hard drive is recognized in the BIOS. Have you added a drive letter in Disk Management? Without a drive letter, it will not show up in My Computer (you can "hide" a hard drive by removing it's drive letter, as well).

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Windows 7 Ultimate

Built a new PC, everything works fine except one thing. Cant get it to connect to my xbox.

It shows up when I look at my Network Map, but it isnt listed under Sharing Options as a device.

I have every sharing option I can find allowed and turned my firewall and antivirus off.

One odd thing that I have found is that under Run<services.msc Media Center Extender Service will not stay allowed. I can change the properties to Automatic and then start the service but if I go back and look, it will be disabled again.

My router settings should be fine because it worked fine on my XP machine and my Windows 7 laptop. Even works in linux.

Answer:New PC wont find Xbox 360

I'm not too sure about this but I think you have to add the XBox MAC address to you network to allow access. It's what I had to do to my Wii

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