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I have no idea where this should go... Edit: This should go to hardware but I dunno how to move it.

Question: I have no idea where this should go... Edit: This should go to hardware but I dunno how to move it.

Hello everyone. I'm new here and this will be my first post on here. I'm sorry if I have started this post in a wrong thread. I'm unsure of where it should go. Anyways, I'm not a tech expert so that's why I here. I will try my best to describe my problem tho.

First of all, I have been having this problem since last week. The problem is that it just auto shut down on me without any warning.

I thought it was because its overheating/the cpu reached it limits hence why it auto shut, but thats probably not the case.

And since that happened I just thought to myself that I should just reinstall windows. Haha. I thought that would solve my problem. But it didn't.

This crash problem occured when I opened game. I also realised that it happen as well when I browse the internet using firefox. Like after I opened it for a few minutes it then shut down.

However, if I'm not opening anything else and just at the desktop and only transferring files for hours, the crash never happen unlike after I rebooted, went to firefox, then googling stuff and then poof, it crashed. I also checked the cpu too, but its not overworking itself. Its just chilling.... Oh, and I checked it from task manager.

I already tried uninstalling the nvidia drivers and went to surf the internet afterward. No crashes at all. I could watch youtube as well without having it crash on me. But when I reinstalled the driver back. It happened again.

So... I don't know really what to do. I already made sure that I've installed the correct driver, but then again I might be wrong. So... If someone can point me to the right direction to solve this problem... Preferably step by step I would be really grateful.

Thanks for reading this and also sorry for my english if there's something wrong with it. Thank you for taking your time to read this. Have a nice day guys. ^^

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Preferred Solution: I have no idea where this should go... Edit: This should go to hardware but I dunno how to move it.

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

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

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

Answer: I have no idea where this should go... Edit: This should go to hardware but I dunno how to move it.

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so yesterday i power up my computer and... it comes up with the, 'hey, your pci.sys file is screwt. go fix it.' message. so i look this up on google, on here, everywhere, and i come up with a couple of solutions that are suppose to work. i have tried these solutions. they didn't work

solution 1: pci.sys software

i did the XP recovery thing. i expanded pci.sy_ from the i385 directory on the cd. i also tried copying pci.sys from my second hard drive, which had the old xp install on it. then i tried using an SP2 interleaved (or whatever you call it) installation cd i had made, and used THAT pci.sy_ file.

still started with the pci.sys error.
solution 2: pci.sys hardware

i took out memory stick #1. rebooted. no joy. i took out memory stick #2. ditto. i took out memory stick #3, i didn't even get the screen to come up. i put the memory back in.

i took out a wireless nic card i have in the pci slot. rebooted. no joy. i put it back in.
i took out my pci-e video card (not even sure that's the same bus, but what the heck). rebooted. no joy.

and that's all that's in there! no sound card or anything. IS there a procedural anomaly because i did it backwards? that is, instead of ripping EVERYTHING out first, and putting back in one by one, i just ripped out one at a time?

also note: my power supply in this machine blew out 3 weeks ago. i got a replacement and powered it up and everything ran fine, so presumably it did not blow up any... Read more

Answer:Solved: pci.sys Software Hardware I dunno what ware

today i ran MemTest86 v4 on it.

one standard pass. no errors. it can't be the motherboard, can it???

i am tempted to try this procedure:

eight steps to fix xp. but though it has stops with similar errors, it does not mention the pci.sys file. does anyone think this could help??

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Got a Y430 Ideapad with windows Vista basic.1] Lately having screen problems... lot of colors appear as if a magnet is placed on the screen. Screen jumps and flickers randomly for example if I were to open MS word it gets worse for PDF not so and if videos no probs with jumping but the color pattern is changed 2] I am not able to personalise settings. Right click->Personalise opens a folder box that disappears by itself. Same happens with Windows update icon. I get message 'Windows Update is available' if clicked the folder opens and closes by itself. What could be the problem? Is it software or hardware? Please suggest ways to detect where the problem.

Answer:Y430 Dunno if its Hardware or software problem, please help!

Are you using antivirus-malware protection?Get it scanned for infection first.Post results.

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ok this is not that old it's a brother MFC 4350 it was just working fine well anyway when i turn it on it says please wait then it says printer offline and it says please open cover well that doesn't do anything so then i try to access from my computer and it gives me this error message: Machine Error 76 wtf is that suppose to mean what does it mean and is there a solution plz help PLEEZE(THIS MACHINE WAS NOT CHEAP LOL) PLEASE HELP PLEASE ANYONE SOMEONE PLZ ;( I REALLY NEED THIS MACHINE PLEASE HELP PLEASE

Answer:What the hell problem(dunno if it falls under hardware but it's an all in 1 printer)

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Question: Move Edit Pro Help

I need to save my Movie Edit Pro 17 video to my desktop in a *.wma format where it is as good as Windows Movie Maker in quality when I save it. In other words where I don't have a blurry video and I can write it to a DVD using my own program and not the one that comes with it because it is very confusing.

Thanks for any help.

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I used the Edit command "Move to Folder" to move some very valuable pictures. The files were moved but now I can't open the pictures!

Answer:Problem with Edit - Move to Folder

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hi i am running cubase 5 and recently ad a monitor to my my dell 630 laptop,now i have this sub-window stuck in the corner,i,have tried basic all the things i,ve now read on internet but no joy,even offloaded sheepdog

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I'm running XP Home SP2, with a limited account which was originally an administrator account when the PC was first set up. At that time, I installed an external HDD. I have now changed the account to a Limited Account, and can no longer move / edit files on the external HDD. I just get a message saying "Access is Denied" whenever I try to do anything. Anyone got any ideas why this might be happening? Anything to try would be great! :)


Answer:[resolved] Limited account can't move / edit external HDD files

When you start your computer press f8 repeatedly untill a menu pops up, select safe mode, and logon as the Administrator. Go to start, control panel, user accounts, and change your user to an administrator. Or use the administrator account to move files if you want to keep your account limited.

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Here is my issue...
My computer is about 2 years old got it because it was supposed to be awesome for gaming. For the past month now its just been randomly shutting down....or i should say it is randomly shutting off, completely. No warning no shut down procedure just straight to the always scarey blue screen of death. All thats left on is the power button light on the front of the tower, no green power light on the back of the case. Ive taken it up with verizon since i have their security suite and according to them it is not spyware or a virus. At first I thought it was over heating so i cracked the case and gave a little help with a regular household fan on a low setting giving it a bit more air flow, but even with that i figure couldnt be overheating because at times it will shut down minutes after powerup.Could it really just be that it needs a good cleaning physically? Or am I going to have to shell out money for a new power supply? How can I diagnose the power supply of that is the issue? Ive rolled it back to a restore point and so far its run ok for ten minutes. Any ideas? What could be the problem? Hardware, software, spyware? Any help is seriously appreciated.

Answer:Hardware, software, syware..... no idea

Well, clearly, one of the steps here is to clean out all the dust, expecially in the processor and video card heatsinks. Also, while you're in there, reseat ALL the cables, expansion cards, etc.

Next, I'd give it a memory test, at least a couple of hours on one of these. Any failures are a problem, these should run error-free for as long as you let them run.

Microsoft Memory Diagnostic


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I have an ATi Radeon 2600XT and I am running Windows 7 Ultimate Edition 64 bit.

When I go to hardware acceleration (Display > Resolution > Advanced - not sure of the exact steps but been there several times), the "Troubleshoot" button, from where the hardware acceleration settings can be modified, is greyed out.

This is a common problem it seems, but I cannot solve this. I am running the latest CCC drivers from ATi.

To make things even more confusing, I used to run VMWare Workstation 6.5 and Windows Server 2008 R2. I could happily adjust the hardware acceleration setttings (had not updated the ATi drivers but VMWare uses its own display drivers). I then got VMWare Workstation 7.0 and I could not adjust hardware acceleration.

Any ideas how I can resolve this?


Answer:Cannot edit hardware acceleration (no support)

Install the driver by using this method:

Install AGP Drivers for HD 3850, 3650, 2400 PRO

That's an AGP card you have, right? (Could be either, so I have to ask.)

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So, I upgraded some hardware x3 720 BE, asrock extreme 3 mobo, kingston hyper x, hopefully a GTX 550 ti or somthing similar soon And of course with no warning that I ever saw Vista locked me out of windows.

Is there some way to get my cd key with something like winkeyfinder (I tried but it wont recognize my thumb drive)

Any help appreciated.

Answer:Hardware upgrad Vista needs revalidation, no idea where my key is

HardCopy said:

Can I get a cookie?Click to expand...

You're still using Vista, and want a cookie?

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I plan to build a system with an Intel Core 2 E6600 with a NVidia 8800 GTX and was wondering if there is any big problem with running my copy of Windows 2000 Professional I already have. I still use it with my 3Ghz Pentium 4 and it's been perfect for me.

If it's not wise to run Windows 2000 on this new hardware is it better to get Windows 2003 64-bit or Windows XP 64-bit and why? I pretty much use my computer to play games like Half Life 2, Flight Simulator 2004, Doom 3 and to watch movies and look at pr0n.

Answer:Windows 2000 on new hardware, is it a good idea?

FM 3370 said:

I plan to build a system with an Intel Core 2 E6600 with a NVidia 8800 GTX and was wondering if there is any big problem with running my copy of Windows 2000 Professional I already have. I still use it with my 3Ghz Pentium 4 and it's been perfect for me.

If it's not wise to run Windows 2000 on this new hardware is it better to get Windows 2003 64-bit or Windows XP 64-bit and why? I pretty much use my computer to play games like Half Life 2, Flight Simulator 2004, Doom 3 and to watch movies and look at pr0n.Click to expand...

Boy that pr0n is gonna look great with that 8800GTX. </heavy_heavy_sarcasm>

2K had it's time in the sun, now it's past. Get XP SP2 on there and you'll be fine. As most others will tell you, with any 64 bit OS you're going to encounter issues with gaming and drivers. I personally don't have any issues at all on this Core 2 Duo running at 1.66 GHz and using Intel GMA950 onboard graphics, so that monster you're going to build would absolutely scream with XP or Vista for most intents and purposes.

But sticking with 2K at this stage in the "game" of Windows and computer hardware would be like putting racing stripes and a Recaro seat on a Segway...

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For the first time ever, I built a PC in late July. Since the first week of owning it, I have gotten the same BSOD once a month, at least. The BSOD's almost all occurred while gaming as well. I also have experienced 5-10 PC freezes, and I am at a loss. I have run Prime95 and Intel's diagnostic program, and the CPU has passed both fine. I have yet to run Memtest though, mostly because I am a bit fearful of stress testing and don't really know how long to do it for (surprised I even did any with my CPU) and just am worried that pushing it to it's max will shorten its life. I have not stressed tested my GPU, and figured it wasn't the problem as the GPU is at full load a lot of times during most days and these blue screens occur about once a month.

My hard drives seemed to cause a problem because of the frequent freezes. I also cannot put my PC to sleep, because it almost always freezes at the welcome screen when it wakes. I ran SeaTools diagnostics for my hard drive, but it froze my PC instantly. I have two of the same hard drive, but it only freezes at this moment when I have both hooked up. I cloned my main drive to my secondary drive and tried booting with each one hooked up individually. In both cases, I did not freeze when running SeaTools. Both drives also passed its diagnostic tests.

So, here I am, at a huge loss. I have tried several other forums, but people rarely answer and mostly just say to update drivers, which I have already done. I don't know what else I ca... Read more

Answer:Monthly BSOD, Hardware Failure, No Idea what it is!

Hello and welcome Rayz mate the memtest would be a good run

MEMTEST one you will need to make a bootable disk set the BIOSto optical (or USB if preferred) boot the machine and let it run for at LEAST 8passes unless the errors come up straight away. Takes fair time to complete andsome leave it running overnight.

But first run these and delete any rubbish you find with the malware scans the ADW just run the Clean button when done.< DO NOT runon a SSD

download from bleeping computer

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Already 16 days over still no laptop..i payed money but No working laptop..what is this.its not fair...why you people selling used laptops?? i raised a complaint after 2 days of purchasing..and i submitted service report given by lenovo technical engineer..i need my money back or else i want new working laptop. thatsit.please understand it..we paid money value of it.many times i called to customer care,no use,no proper support.anyone help me please
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I am using Idea Pad S10-3s, and same as most of the user, I want the computer to play 1080 movie smoothly, so I bought a Broadcom crystal HD BCM 70012.  However, after installed in the netbook in the PCI-e slot, it cannot detect the decoder.  Can anyone have any workable suggestion? I know that there is a thread for S10-3t here (, but it is too difficult for me to update the bios.  Besides, I am not sure if 3s and 3t has any difference and therefore I am not dare to update it.  Is there any easiler method or alternative products that can have the same fuction and easiler installation? Thank you very much.

Answer:Broadcom crystal HD BCM 70012 - Idea Pad S10-3s cannot find the new hardware. Help!!

It does not work with the S10-3.

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When I am trying to set up my computer to get TV from my set top box the computer identifies my signal and shows a small picture of the live TV.  When I click on next I get a message - IR Hardware not detected.  Can someone please tell me to what this refers?  My wireless remote works and the set top box has an IR cable that is only a few feet away.  My TV remote picks it up easily.  Is there more hardware that needs to be bought for the TV to work with this computer? Thanks, David

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Hi, I am from India. I am eager to buy  K220-Idea center K5358 3FQ with 22" LCD MONITOR. Anybody here can give following details as it is required before going for purchase: 1.Which Motherboard is used in this PC? Howmany RAM slots are there? Up to what capacity I can install RAM in future?Does it have HDMI port? 2. Is Hard disk supplied is SATA_2 standard? 3.Does DVD writer supplied is on SATA interface? 4.22" Monitor supports which resolution?Does it have HDMI In? 5.Does this system supports WINDOWS 7?  On the Driver Download page there is no drivers for Windows7 provided by Lenova company. From where I can get it? Please answer my que so I can PURCHASE 2 PC. THANKS!     

Answer:K220-Idea center K5358 3FQ Specifications of Hardware used in

Welcome to the forums The system has drivers available for windows vista,If you want to run windows 7 you can wait untill its released in october and check again.

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Is it possible to edit the "Safely Remove Hardware" feature to exclude (and avoid inadvertently deleting) a vital item?

Answer:Edit Windows 7 Safely Remove Hardware feature

I doubt it. I think the whole deal is odd anyway. The very first time usb was introduced, it was claimed to be a totally hot plug device. You never should have needed to safely remove anything. I just pull stuff out if I can't figure out what is what. A Pit Bull is like a gun you can pet. And there is no safety on it.

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I've been kickin around the idea of making a website and I want to host it at my house. I don't expect many hits realistically, I can't see their being more than 10-30 hits a day at it's peak. I'm not too concerned about bandwidth and upload speed. It's not going to be more than 1-3 pages with mostly text with some pictures, so I won't be hosting any downloads.

Do any of you host websites at your house? What are the major security concerns? I plan on using Ubuntu 9.04 for it. This is the hardware I was thinking of using, I didn't think it needed to be that powerful and I wanted it to use the least amount of energy possible since it'd be 24/7. - Winsis Wi-01 Black SGCC &#47; ABS Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case 200W Power Supply - Computer Cases - Intel BOXD945GCLF Intel Atom processor 230 Intel 945GC Mini ITX Motherboard&#47;CPU Combo - Motherboard / CPU / VGA Combo - Crucial 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 &#40;PC2 5300&#41; Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory - Seagate ST9120817AS 120GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache 2.5&#34; SATA 3.0Gb&#47;s Internal Notebook Hard Drive - Laptop Hard Drives - Sony Optiarc Black 8X DVD-ROM 24X CD-R 24X CD-RW 24X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA Slim Combo - CD / DVD Burners

I would assume an Atom would be sufficient.

Answer:Hosting a website at your house. Good/Bad idea? Hardware questions as well.

really to host a website it isn't difficult at all, grab a good copy of ubuntu server edition and apache. the only thing that really limits you is bandwidth. Also if you don't plan on getting many hits then hardware is a minimum. The atom processor would do just fine in that case, but if you ever got a lot more traffic then it might become a problem.

I used to host a website from my house on a modded xbox...worked fantastically.

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currently running retail winxp pro sp2 on msi k8n diamond plus with amd athlon 64 3400+ and nvidia gforce 6600gt. want to build new system with msi p7n diamond with intel core 2 quad and geforce 8800gt. of course i want to keep my sata drives with xp without having to reinstall, etc. is this possible? have googled and read alot about it but can't decide if this is doable. tia for input. of course i have backups. fred langa's article looks like it might do the trick.

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From what I read a person can make a image/ghost file with all they have to do is restore the image/ghost file to the system and it will work. Now my question is I would have to to to each system and get all the drivers so that the one image that I will be using as the master image to ghost from should have all the drivers and such from the systems I wish to use for that image. How do I move hardware and software drivers from Windows 7 system to the master image one and install the drivers fro that image to the master system?

Answer:Hardware Drivers Move?

Making masters and multi systems ! can you be more detailed, it's a bit sketchy to say the least at the moment.

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I recently purchased a name brand PC to replace one I built myself a couple years ago.   I upgraded the video card and PSU, but was comfortable with everything else. Problem is that when playing graphically intensive games the machine will lock up which I attribute the video card over heating since the only has one fan.  My old case has 7.  Does anyone foresee any problems with stripping the old tower and replacing the parts with the ones from my new machine?

Answer:Ok to move hardware from one case to another?

placing your components in a different case will not cause any problems, barring that you do not damage the components in the process and that you do not hook everything up incorrectly of course.i would suggest labelling all your connections before disconnecting them, to make it easy to put it all back together.

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Hello ... I would like to move my Hard drive from my Dell system that is unstable due to hardware problems into a newer HP/Compaq system without having to rebuild the system which is highly custom configured. This system is a system at a Garage that I support and the Dell got jam packed with greasy dust, brake dust, etc...Nasty and amazing that it still works but crashes randomly, and keeps blowing power supplies about once every few weeks, even ones with higher wattage rating. The Cooling fans sucked all the foreign particles into the system and even after blowing it all out with canned air, there is a problem that is on the motherboard that causes it to lock up and go to a black screen. Then after turning it on and off about 4 or 5 times it might decide to boot and run for a few hours.I tried to place the 40GB Hard Drive from the Dell Optiplex GX270 with a 2.8Ghz P4 w/HT into my available healthy HP DC5000 SFF also running the same 2.8Ghz P4 w/HT CPU, but it wont work. I get the Blue Screen of Death with a Hex Error message about a Kernel Error. When placing the Hard drive back into the Dell it boots up fine, and the hard drive is healthy after scans for problems, but the Dell has some main board issues that are random causing it to lock up, so I would like to migrate to another system if possible.I am hoping that someone knows of a easy way to drop the Hard Drive into a system, maybe with a software application which aids in the hardware transition and reactivation of MS W... Read more

Answer:Windows XP Pro.. Move to new Hardware

If you have a REAL Windows CD (not a restore disk) Then boot with that and do a repair install. As it is totally different hardware you will definitely be instructed to call Microsoft. They may or may not be helpful as the licensing on Windows fom an OEM supplier (like Dell) is different than on a retail version that you get at, say Best Buy. One interpretation of the EULA is that the operating system is ties to the machine, not to the purchaser. (Good one, Microsoft!) you may get lucky and be able to proceed. If not, and you have already done the repair install and loaded the Compaq stuff and Microsoft says no, then you may be doubly hosed.I would contact Microsoft first if it were me.Here is the repair install if you are feeling lucky. that is an Optiplex, chances are good that you got a real Windows CD.  

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currently running retail winxp pro sp2 on msi k8n diamond plus with amd athlon 64 3400+ and nvidia gforce 6600gt. want to build new system with msi p7n diamond with intel core 2 quad and geforce 8800gt. of course i want to keep my sata drives with xp without having to reinstall, etc. is this possible? have googled and read alot about it but can't decide if this is doable. tia for input. of course i have backups. fred langa's article looks like it might do the trick.

Answer:move xp install to new hardware

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Hi, yesterday I had an issue with my laptop because I couldn?t connect and detect any Wi-fi network, the Bluetooth device was unavailable too, The network icon just showed available a Ethernet connection but I did not had cable so, I couldn't connect to the internet and I was looking a way to "turn on" the network adapter but I couldn't and I gave up.I download a report from the networks config and it showed the status for the Wi-fi & Bluetooth device as: DOES NOT EXIST (Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 Wireless Network Adapter and Bluetooth Device) Today I turned on my laptop and the Wi-fi was available again, I checked immediately the Lenovo Solution Center App in the section "Instantanea" to compare the changes in hardware and software vs yesterday and in the section for Network Board there is a change, yesterday there was not a available devices for Wi-fi and Bluetooth and today there are both "like they were added today".I'm worry about having the same issue in the future, my laptop is my work tool and if it fails again like yesterday what could I do?Attached a picture of the Lenovo solution center from today showing the difference vs yesterday.  

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my Situation is, a domain controller running windows 2003 server, ms sql 2000, and a few other misc databases is on a PC with RAID 5, the RAID is fine, but the motherboard is failing.. the motherboard is a gigabyte s939 with a x2 3800 AMD cpu

i have a new rig almost ready to go for another less important task, and i would love to switch the server over, but its a Q6600 Core 2 quad, running on a ASUS board with DDR2 Ram.

thats a big change, now the OS was installed was 32 bit, but im wondering if there is a sysprep, or redetect hardware on next boot option so i could simply move the raid over and redetect hardware, install drivers and im laughing. or if im better off just cutting my losses and rebuilding the array from backups (i would still have to recreate the entire active directory)

its a pretty important server, so downtime is not my friend

any suggestions would be greatly appreciated


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Intel P4 3.4ghz HT 800fsb 1mb cache
Gigabyte GA-8I915P Duo Pro Motherboard
1gb Crucial DDRII 5300 Dual Channel Ram (2x512mb)
XFX 256mb 6800 Ultra PCI-X Graphics Card
Qtec 650watt Triple Fan PSU

Connected to the above system are 2 x pioneer 109 DVD Writers on IDE1
2x 200gb Maxtor Drives 1 on IDE2 and 1 on IDE3 these 2 channels are normally for Raid array which I dont want which is why there is 1 drive on each channel
2x 250gb maxtor SATA150 drives 1 on SATA0 and 1 on SATA1 these drives show up as Master on the boot sequence

My problem is the sata drives are so slow I copied a 20gig folder and it took 57 minutes and Inew something was wrong so I copied the same 20gb folder to one of my IDE drives and it took 12 minutes so it seems I have something setup wrong

Its starting to drive me nuts now
so Any help would be greatly appreciated

Answer:Solved: Please move to hardware forum Slow sata drives

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Have a Gateway desktop computer about 3-5 yrs old (no model number on back). Computer is constantly left on and about 3 weeks ago, tried to use it (still on) and it saw the orange light and thought it was just in sleep mode or standby and shook the mouse to "wake it up" and nothing happened. We've since swapped the memory, video card and checked the batteries...nothing happened, still won't boot up. Memory was fine and worked in another computer.

Any suggestions or thoughts?

Answer:Power light is orange and won't boot (can someone move to hardware forum, sorry)

scottybo14 said:

Have a Gateway desktop computer about 3-5 yrs old (no model number on back). Computer is constantly left on and about 3 weeks ago, tried to use it (still on) and it saw the orange light and thought it was just in sleep mode or standby and shook the mouse to "wake it up" and nothing happened. We've since swapped the memory, video card and checked the batteries...nothing happened, still won't boot up. Memory was fine and worked in another computer.

Any suggestions or thoughts?Click to expand...

Have you checked the Hard Drive?

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Dropbox + Sugarsync - running both at the same time - good idea or bad idea?
Will they both be thrashing my machine and eating up lots of CPU like a hungry monster?


Answer:Running Sugarsync + Dropbox at the same time - good idea or bad idea?

You can be specific about what each actually synchronizes so I don't see that as a CPU issue. However if using both over the Internet with one of the more substantial data plans to sync, I would wonder which gets priority or how well they share the upload bandwidth. Wouldn't be so good if one was always grabbing it to sync in the off-load times and the other just kept waiting and waiting for its turn.

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Hi I would like to ask if I could use the power adapter from idea U460 to idea U310 touch? Thanks

Answer:Using the power adapter from idea u460 to idea u310 touch

hi abeltran,
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
Just to verify, do you have these AC adapter specs:
IdeaPad U310 Touch AC Adapter
Ideapad U460 AC Adapter
If both adapter have DC19V, 3.42A then you should be okay.
More info in this article.

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My Dell N5050 laptop died and I tried moving the Harddisk into a old HP Deskpro. The disk boots fine but Windows 7 DELL OEM reboots as the windows picture comes up. It then allows me to do a repair but that doesn't help. The repair report doesn't give any clue to the problem.

I am guessing it is some fundamental driver that is Dell specific. Any idea how to sort it ?

The repair will allow me to get to a dos prompt.


Answer:Move Dell Windows 7 Hard disk into non-dell hardware

Welcome to our forum auror1968.

Their is a excellent chance that the OEM/SLP key, drivers and a lot more are tied to the Laptop and will not work on the Desktop.
Does you Desktop or Laptop have a Windows 7 sticker on it that looks something like this?

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Need help how do you add the Excel icon as a edit button on the toolbar for Internet Explorer

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Question: I dunno here...

I have been getting weird spyware from my Ad-Aware scans, like tracking cookies when I use Firefox, and it actually found a file. I just did a scan with McAfee, and after it finished it found a trojan and I deleted it. Here is the logfile, but I don't know if there is anything bad on it. I hope not. Thanks in advance.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:25:36 PM, on 5/20/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.exe
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Answer:I dunno here...

Hi..Not to much to clean out.

Uninstall the following programs (if they still exist) Go into HijackThis->Config->Misc.Tools->Open Uninstall manager



Have "Hijack This" fix all the following items in the list below by placing a check in the appropriate boxes.Confirm that you have only the listed ones checked, then press <Fix checked> and Close HJT.

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Weather] C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.exe 1
O9 - Extra button: WeatherBug - {AF6CABAB-61F9-4f12-A198-B7D41EF1CB52} - C:\PROGRA~1\AWS\WEATHE~1\Weather.exe (HKCU)

Open Windows Explorer and delete the following highlighted file/s (or delete the whole (Red) folder if listed).

C:\Program Files\AWS


When finished please post a new log......

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I keep getting annoying, sometimes pornographic popups, since I downloaded I have since deleted lovefreegames, but I am getting popups pretty bad. I have run SpyBot S7D, Adaware, Norton, and finally HJT. Here is te log from HJT. Anyhelp would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 314 PM, on 03/08/2005
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

Answer:Dunno what else to do...

*bumping up*

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do ppl still * torrent* if so whatcha using?

2nd question.. how do i access the dark web

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:32:53 AM, on 10/1/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXEC:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exeC:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcWnd.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\... Read more

Answer:I dunno how to fix this, need help

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

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Question: Dunno what it is

Ok i have spyware but dont knwo what it is. My ad-aware comes up clean, nothing from trend micro or anything. It sits on my desktop on the bottom right and autohides under the taskbar, when you mouse over it it slides up and has a drop down menu wiht three options. "clear history" "Taskbar Activates""and "Hide Search" It also has a text box that you cant type into that says search the web

Any idea on what it is?
Any help is appreciated.

Answer:Dunno what it is

nevermind, its that wonderful desktop.exe, thanks for the help

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Well I ordered some RAM off ebay. PC3200 512 X 2. One stick is fine, but with the other one I get this. This is the second one the guy sent me and I think he sent the exact same one back thinking I wouldn't notice. I tried a different slot on the board too - same thing. I tried having only one stick in there and it was fine, but when I swapped sticks into the same slot - boom. Grrr...

Answer:Gee, I dunno... bad RAM?

Well well well.. should be easy enough to figure out where this problem started............


Originally posted by Snump
Well I ordered some RAM off ebay

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Dell Dimension C521 with XP Home loaded. Some time ago I installed a Linksys 2.4 GHz Wireless G PCI adapter with speed booster onto the motherboard, set it up properly and it worked fine.
Now I wish to connect a wired modem (Clearwire) for internet access, but XP is not recognizing the modem at all, only the wireless adapter
I have checked the ethernet connection on the computer, it's OK
No matter how many times I run the XP connection wizard, the modem is just not found
Did I somehow erase the program or driver that would recognize any modem ?
How do I get it back?
Thanks in advance !

Answer:dunno what I did, please help!

You should go to the homepage for the modem, and download the latest drivers. It sounds like you do not have the drivers installed.

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Question: i dunno

This seems pretty easy but,this is what it does during installation.Should the spaces be removed along with the semi-colon or is this a normal config.Just seems a little odd to me..
C:\Perl\bin\perl.exe;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND\;C:\Python25;C:\progra~1\common~1\gtk\2.0\bin; ;C:\RUBY\BIN

Answer:i dunno

What you have is a Windows rendition of $PATH which delineates the various directories that are searched to find a command to be executed.

Spaces are ok for file names and directory names on Windows systems. So, I would say leave them as is.

To demonstrate, you can put an executable with a unique name, e.g. hello, in any one of the directories - i.e. separated by the ';' character in $PATH, then position your command window to your $HOME directory, and give the command:
$ hello
where hello is the executable name of the hello world program that just prints out the words: Hello, world!

I would then move the hello executable back to your home directory.

Unless your installation triggered an error message regarding $PATH - it is nothing to worry about.

-- Tom

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anyway this is what happend i went to open a game it was called WolfTeam it loaded but did not pop up. so i restarted the pc and after that i started getting BSOD (blue screen of death). i went and disabled the auto restart after system error and got this msg after restarting with another bsod it said Win32k.sys so i googled it and from what i have read it says ram problem. so now i figured 1 more reboot wouldnt hurt it rebooted and got to the login screen but the resolution was all messed up i seen lots of diff colors and everything was BIG. so at that point i decided to take out a stick of ram i have 4 gigs of ram btw after taking out 1 stick it loaded good and let me login normal but then i got another bsod.. after that i read to take out the battery that is on the mobo to reset the memory or what have u after that when i turn on the pc the lights come on the hardrive kicks on everything works but now i cant get any video to the monitor.. i cant get into my pc to tell u all the specs but ill try to name off some.nvidea 8600 gt4 gigs of ram corshairgigabyte mobo320 gig hard drive seagate2 dual core intel processor500 wat power supplywindows xp props. and another thing i went into bios and i may have disabled the video card witch i dont know how i did.Thnx in advance any suggestion is appreciated...-Travis

Answer:Dunno what i did... =/

In fooling around in the BIOS any number of variables could have changed here.Remove all power sources.Remove the CMOS battery for 10 minutes.Turn on and off your power switch a few times with the above removed to discharge any resident charge.Replace the battery connect everything and re-boot.Did you say that you have 2 processors in that machine ? ?When posting specs it's helpful to include model #'s...

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Question: wat? i dunno

Im really bad at this kind of stuff so hopefully someone can help.
All i know so far is that when i try to boot windows, it goes to the safe mode / last known good config screen. tried to load the last known good config and it didnt help. i was told that after a windows update was installed and computer was rebooted, it just wouldnt load windows. sorry for the lack of info, but i got nothin... im tempted to just reinstall windows.


Answer:wat? i dunno

Hi Steve

Guessing it wont go into Safe Mode either and recycles back to same screen?

Could try a repair of windows and boot to OS CD.

Or as you say just bite bullet and go for clean install, but does the HD have data thats needed to be recovered first? if so I did a weird trick a while back, just one of those weird moments when a spark of genius jumps out and as I have Acronis True Image 2009 installed, and a rescuse CD created it booted to that and managed to be able to just Image the My Documents folders and other folders to portable HD, then formatted PC and installed Windows XP again, installed the 15day trial of Acronis 2009 (available from Majorgeeks) on that PC, plugged in the portable HD and managed to drill down into the Image and right click copy and pasted the folders to the desktop and then left the user to move them into the correct folders.

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Question: dunno what to do

I'm at a crossroads here. On one hand I really want to have my computer built VERY soon as I only have 2 more parts to order, and on the other han dI really want WIn Vista since it will be the next step in innovation and be 64 bit, and be required by most games coming out in Jan and after (I think)

problem is that Vista doesn't some out till end of Jan, and I want this comp done by end of Dec. I was thinking about getting Win XP media center to maybe hold me over but I don't know. In a month I would just be shelling out another $200 for Vista so I would have wasted so much money. What should I do!!

Answer:dunno what to do

just get xp and use it, and don't get vista for a couple of years. i have yet to hear of any games that say they will be vista only. the only thing vista has over xp gaming wise id dx10, and the 1st vid card t support it just came out and is over 600usd. so unless you have the nvidia 8800, you won't even be seeing dx10 in use, even if you get a game that uses it (i don't believe any are out yet). after using vista rc1 for a while, i just went back to xp. for me vista didn't give enouph tweeking power over my system to get the most speed for my gaming. the os just simply doesn't allow for 100% user control over the os like xp is. vista is just too concerned about protecting you and its self.

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I have 4 USB ports. three are 1.1, and one is 2.0. I want to know which is 2.0, and which ones are 1.1 I know that one is 2.0, cause of this program i have called Karen's Computer profiler. Shows it.

Is there a program to show which one is? with tests or summt? cheers

Answer:USB ports I have 4, one is 2.0 dunno which is

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hey guys i got this issue but i dunno what the problem is because when i play need for speed most wnated i dont get this issue but when i play fear combat i can play maybe somtimes for hours or maybe just 15 mins and i get these red artifacts and the pc just freezes at that point.

I got an gainward 8800gt 1gb but i had the same issue with a 8600gts i had before.
my spec ares as follows:

x2 5200
hiper 880w psu
msi k9n sli mobo
4gb ocz reaper x memory
2gb kingston memory
64bit vista

let me know if u need more info but im really confused why this is happening can anyone shed light on this.

Answer:Red artifacts Dunno Why!

Your 64-Bit Vista is probably contributing to this problem. If you are a gamer, why a64-bit Operating System?

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Question: I Dunno's HJT logs

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:46:12 AM, on 11/23/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\GoBack\GBPoll.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\SVA Player\SVAPLAYER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton CleanSweep\QDCSFS.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton CleanSweep\csinsmnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\GoBack\GBTray.exe
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Answer:I Dunno's HJT logs

Hi and welcome to TSF! You are not in very bad shape there.

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that Display the contents of System Folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point... Read more

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about ztorsftdgh.vbs . when i insert my USB flash disk, ztorsftdgh.vbs keeps on coming even on other flash disks, what do i do ?

Answer:please help, dunno how to fight this one

Hello! Welcome to BleepingComputer Forums!
My name is Georgi and and I will be helping you with your computer problems.
Before we begin, please note the following:
I will working be on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.
The logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me.
Stay with the topic until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.
Instructions that I give are for your system only!
Please do not run any tools until requested ! The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.
Please perform all steps in the order received. If you can't understand something don't hesitate to ask.
Again I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless I direct you to do so. I will not help you if you do not follow my instructions.
First make sure that you disable Autorun:
How to disable the Autorun functionality in Windows
Please download USBFix tool from here...make sure that your flash drive is connected to the computer.
Click on the Deletion button to scan and clean the flash drive for malware remnants (you can also open My Computer, right click on the flash drive's letter from the context menu and scan it with your installed antivirus software witho... Read more

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Hi, starting from yesterday night I've been getting these hits from my Kerio Firewall where a bunch of nowheres try to connect to my "Task Scheduler Engine" and the application involved on my PC is c:/Programs/WINNT/system32/mstask.exe
I've scanned the file using Norton AntiVirus but it was not identified as a virus. I tried to quarantine it but even after the quarantine there's still hits from my Kerio Firewall.
Also, at the same time I've found a Download.Trojan virus in my PC and I've deleted it. I am not sure if there is any connection between the Trojan virus and mstask.exe.
As I am a total idiot in computers, can someone tell me if this is a virus and what should I do with it. I would greatly appreciate any help.

Answer:I dunno if this is a virus

Hi innewton, mstask is a windows scheduler, not sure why it it coming up as a virus, I included a link to info on it.

Also you might try a different firewall, I use sygate it's free and very good, heres a link.

Good luck.

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

Answer:Dunno what is wrong..

DDS (Ver_09-09-29.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Ours at 0:55:05.81 on Wed 09/30/2009Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1279.429 [GMT -5:00]AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\FreezeScreenSaver.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSS... Read more

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When i log on to the actual Paypal website, it is asking me to verify my bank and credit card numbers (Looks like a phishing attempt but isn't).

I have to log on to access the 1-800- tech support number. As soon as I enter my password, it takes me directly to this page. Can anyone please post the aforementioned number?

Security Measures

Help with this page ?

We are currently performing regular maintenance of our security measures. Your account has been randomly selected for this maintenance, and you will now be taken through a series of identity verification pages.

Protecting the security of your PayPal account is our primary concern, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.Click to expand...

Answer:Paypal...dunno where to put this

I was able to log in just fine. I looked for an 800 number for you, but all I could find was this one:


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Well, my computer was infected with the PS Guard at least, and it seems that I managed to wipe out it. But ever since, my network is as slow as possible. Even if I'm not doing anything, my connection keeps working. I wonder if somebody out there is using my connection to access my PC or something like that. I welcome any king of help! Thanks in advance!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 17:49:15, on 5/9/2005Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\logonui.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Arquivos de programas\MessengerPlus! 3\MsgPlus.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Arquivos comuns\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\sysvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Jogos\Steam\Steam.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\The All-Seeing Eye\eye.exeC:\Arquivos de programas\Cheating-Death\cdeath.exeC:\Arquivos de... Read more

Answer:Dunno what's wrong!

Hello macaco and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. The first thing we need to do is update the operating system on this computer.Your operating system is extremely out of date. By not keeping the OS updated the computer is vulnerable to every infection on the net and in emails today and trying to repair an unpatched system is virtually impossible. For update purposes, Microsoft has even stopped supporting a system that is this far out of date. Go to the Windows Update site and install Service Pack 2. Once that is done, go back to the Windows Update site and install all available Critical Updates. This will patch the system with the most current security fixes and plug all the known holes which are present on this system.After all of the updates have been performed post a new HijackThis log back here using the Add Reply button and I will review it when it comes in.Cheers.OT

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My computer's been acting like bleep ever since I bought it. It's always had popups from Drivecleaner and I can't find forums on removing what I've got. Can someone please read this HijackThis log and try to help me? I'd appreciate it greatly.(Moderator edit: log post moved to HJT log Forum for team analysis and member assistance. Enthusiast) Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:50:17 PM, on 11/9/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exeC:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\winpatrol.exeC:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp\Winamp.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exeC:\DOCUME~1\COMPAQ~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Defa... Read more

Answer:Dunno How To Describe It

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Before we can get started on fixing your problem you must change the location of Hijackthis. It should not run from a temp directory. Download and run the HijackThis autoinstall program Please choose the default location of C:\Program Files as the destination.Run the program only from that location from now on. It is essential that you follow these steps or certain important features of the program will not function correctly.Once you have Hijackthis running from this folder, please reboot and post a new hijackthis log as a reply in this thread.

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OK, so basically the computers running badly and its just not possible to play any full screen games (as old as BF 1942 for example) and im not sure if i get many popups coc i use firefox and its good at blocking, anyway, ive tried a few antiviruses and the problem still exists. I know this is barely any info but what do i do now?

Answer:Infected And Dunno What To Do

Also, i forgot to mention that i went into msconfig and looked under the startup tab. I found a few suspicious files and stopped them from starting. In case you want to know what they are:
the third is a blank name with no command, with a location of "SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run"

well i stopped these but no luck, still no fix.

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I have Windows XP Pro. upgraded from Windows Home. Its Medion MD40100 Notebook, Pentium 4. I reformated the Harddisk/copied everything on external Harddrive and upgraded to Windows XP Professional. Know my USB ports don't work, or do they?

I have a mouse and seperate keyboard attached through USB (i have 4 ports on the back of the laptop) and IF AND ONLY IF..they are connected on a reboot they work. If i unplug them after the setup is complete, they will not work again unless I shut off/ plug them in/ reboot. Then poof they work again. None of these ports seem to work after the start up.

My system will not boot with the external harddrive plugged in, and so thus will certainly not work after the start up. It doesn't turn on and doesn't appear in Device Manager or anywhere on the computer system. Windows XP does not even report: new hardware attached. Nothing.

any help or suggestions would be greatly apppreciated.


Answer:i dunno what to do anymore!

I should also note: If I need to buy something, i will, I just really need access to the external Harddrive as it has all my backup information. Thanks again.


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Second time this is happened so need some help fixing it.

Blue screen comes up telling me it found something wrong wish I could be more specific but yeah.

Did copy what I think was telling me the problem and it goes like...

***STOP 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0xF82338C6, 0xA720B870, 0x00000000)

*** Ntfs.sys - Address F82338C6 base at F8213000, Datestamp 41107eea

Did I copy the write part? Or should i get out of safety mode and try to booting normally and copy it all...

Please help!

Answer:Dunno if its a virus or what but I need help.

No this is more than likely not related to malware. I'm moving this to the Software Forum.

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hey i am new to these forums and i know a little bit about computers but im stuck

my pc has a fresh copy of xp on now and i did have a older graphics card in and i replaced it with the same version just more ram
for sum reason i dnt think it has anything to do with the graphics card but my computer randomly sumtimes after hours sumtimes minutes i can be playing world of warcraft and it will freze or i just have to be on desktop and it freezes i dunno wat to do i just want my pc to stop freezing its soo anyoing having to restart manualy every time please help thanks x

Answer:help please i dunno what is wrong


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Question: I Dunno, A Problem

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:05:04 AM, on 28/08/2008Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Launch Manager\QtZgAcer.EXEC:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDSMSNfix.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Windows\faceback.exeC:\Users\Josh Stanley\svchost.exeC:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exeC:\Users\JOSHST~1\AppData\Local\Temp\RtkBtMnt.exeC:\Windows\system32\cmd.exeC:\Windows\explorer.exeC:\Program Files\limewire\limewire.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLLoginProxy.... Read more

Answer:I Dunno, A Problem

Hello Josh1352 and welcome to BleepingComputer,1. * Clean your Cache and Cookies in IE:Close all instances of Outlook Express and Internet Explorer Go to Control Panel > Internet Options > General tabUnder Browsing History, click Delete. Click Delete Files, Delete cookies and Delete historyClick Close below.* Clean your Cache and Cookies in Firefox (In case you also have Firefox installed):Go to Tools > Options.Click Privacy in the menu..Click the Clear now button below.. A new window will popup what to clear.Select all and click the Clear button again.Click OK to close the Options window* Clean other Temporary files + Recycle bin Go to start > run and type: cleanmgr and click ok. Let it scan your system for files to remove. Make sure Temporary Files, Temporary Internet Files, and Recycle Bin are the only things checked.Press OK to remove them.2. Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or HereDoubleclick mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is complete... Read more

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Hello there,As I've said in the topic title, I'm at my wits end with this computer and don't know what to do. I've redone it countless times, (god knows how many) even bought a new hard drive just recently... and still, it's messed up. I've never experienced anything like this though. It takes forever to start up in the first place mainly staying at the windows loading page for about 20 minutes then finally turning on. Then it takes forever again to start the programs. Most recently, when I got onto Youtube it skips every 2 seconds, and now, it's screwing up my actual music on the computer speeding it up and slowing it down (like a program is running at the same time causing it to skip like that). I've deleted all my caches (the ones that will delete anyway) all my temporary internet files. I dunno what to do, your help would be much appreciated. Also, for a while there my computer would freeze up every once in a while, programs freezing, the mouse freezing, the whole deal.EDIT: Also, I just remembered this. When I would sign on msn messenger sometimes it would close it out completely out of nowhere. I'd do the troubleshoot and then it says theres a problem with the keyports. So, then I try to disable my internet... freezes up, and when it finally disables. I go to connect it and all it says is connection failed. I have to reboot my computer just to restart msn. Hope this helps more.Here is my HiJack This Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:26:53 PM, ... Read more

Answer:At my wits end... dunno what else to do.

Sorry for the bump, but it was 13 pages in and no reply.===========Hello While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our HJT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, neither of us want someone to assist you who is not familiar with your issue and attempt to fix it.We ask that once you have posted your log and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your thread or make further replies until ... Read more

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I recently had a malware infection.I don't know which one but Spybot was able to remove the infection.My pc sometimes starts up too slowly and some times normal.Is it some other malware or i am just to worried ?My HJT logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 20:27:34, on 12-08-2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18294)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exeC:\Windows\OEM02Mon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exeC:\Program Files\Sigmatel\C-Major Audio\WDM\sttray.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exeC:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeInSystray.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exeC:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\Program Files\PeerGuardian2\pg2.exeC:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer... Read more

Answer:Dunno why my pc is slowwww

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

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Im not sure wat i did to cause this, but almost everything i try to open gives an error message like this:

Paint cannot read this file.
This is not a valid bitmap file, or its format is not currently supported.

D:\Program Files\Kazaa Lite K++\klrun.exe
Paint cannot read this file.
This is not a valid bitmap file, or its format is not currently supported.

C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Personal\Ad-Aware.exe
Paint cannot read this file.
This is not a valid bitmap file, or its format is not currently supported.

Need a solution urgently.

Answer:I dunno wat i did, but something's wrong.

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I dunno what is up. But whenever i am on a video chat with windows live (as of now, never before) ever now and then i here a computer like ping or a crackle. It sorta switches sounds all the time, but it isn't the person on the other side of the chat. It happens random, and when i close the webchat it stops.

I had gotten a blue screen before this started happening, something about windows had to shutdown to protect some file. However i don't remember anything else about the blue screen. My friend has no idea whats wrong, he had the same problem and dell had to come out and fix it. I don't have it under warranty anymore and we really don't have dell anywhere near us.

It would mean a lot if you were able to help me. Sorry i can't capture the ping sound, but think of pong. Sometimes it is higher pitched, others it is low. But it is really really strange.

Answer:I dunno any other way to describe..

If this helps at all, i believe i have found the error from the blue screen of death in event view. Couple minutes after this event it is a list of programs starting.

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G'day I'm back I ahve a problem with my computer and I can't figure it out. I have ran Ad-Aware, Spybot, Panda Active scan and AVG and the computer is slower than a wet week in an African wet is my HiJackThis log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:51:43 PM, on 13/04/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\VIA Technologies, Inc\Audio Deck\ADeck.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\WG311T\wlancfg5.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Clayton\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\... Read more

Answer:Need Help Dunno what's wrong

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I'm not too much of a php buff (I don' know anyting) but I know it was working and for some reason now it's not. I was messing with some security settings and cleaning up my Inetpub\wwwroot folder and eventually I noticed my php page wasn't functioning anymore.

I'm running WinXP Pro, and just reinstalled IIS 5.1. I got the php binary from and installed it (ver 4.3.7). I gave IUSR Read & Execute privileges to php.exe and php4ts.dll and IUSR Read privileges to sessiondata and uploadtemp directories, which is what the installer said I would probably have to do for all practical purposes.

The security settings on the wwwroot files all have IUSR access privileges.

The .php file in question uses some output generated into an .xml file by a BitTorrent client (Azureus). The first time I put all the chunks together it worked fine, the php script executed correctly, drew data from the xml file and displayed it neatly formatted the way it was supposed to. Now all I get is this...

CGI Error
The specified CGI application misbehaved by not returning a complete set of HTTP headers. The headers it did return are:

As little as I know, it seems obvious that the error is that no "HTTP headers" are being "returned".

I really don't know too much about php yet. I figure I'm not doing anything grossly complicated so the error must be pretty basic.

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Greetings people of the Sevenforums community.

My computer is pretty old. It's been here since like 2006(7).
The only thing that has been replaced so far is the GFX Card because it died and nothing more..

But for a very long time now, like 12-8-2013 it has been excessively BSOD'ing. With different error types and I'm really clueless about what to do..

I got a nice list of minidumps zipped into a folder.
(Note: I didn't use the sevenforums tool on the PC, because it crashes before I even get to windows)

I'll attach the .zip.. hope anyone can be of help.

With a friendly greet,

Answer:PC gets different BSOD's.. Dunno how to fix

Rimikumo, upload your MSINFO32.nfo file.
Click on the start button
Type "msinfo32" (without quotes) in the search bar of the start menu, click the resulting link. It will open the System Information window.
File>Save. In the "File Name" filed, put "MSINFO32" (without Quote), give the save location to desktop, and click the "save" button.
Give the time for processing, it will save a .nfo file on your desktop.
Zip it, and upload it following the instruction.
Also, Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Stress test the CPU.
Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95

Let us know the results.

BugCheck 24, {70f95, 0, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : Ntfs.sys ( Ntfs!NtfsCommonCleanup+369a )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck A, {0, 2, 1, fffff800040c6a88}

Probably caused by : hardware ( nt!KiSwapContext+78 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 3B, {c000001d, fffff80003ec1de4, fffff88003ae8140, 0}

Probably caused by : hardware ( nt!NtWaitForWorkViaWorkerFactory+283 )

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my pc crashes when playing games. initially i thought this was a lot of problems but after resitting all of the pc and removing a faulty stick of ram i am still crashing. i cant properly install the radeon 9250 drivers from the ATI site when i download them and i have re-dloaded them several times to make sure it wasnt the download that was corrupted. for this reason i have no catalyst control cente even tho my dload included it. the pc tends to crash when loading new areas and other load intensive actions. i play no games that need a top end or even mid range pc to operate properly. my hard drive has recently been improved - it was properly cleaned before installing. it may have been in storage for upto a year before i put it in my pc but it was stored properly (in a uv bag in a box in a store room with many others).

i dont know if the problem is purely down to my graphics not installing properly tho i wonder if this is because my pc isnt saving data correctly.

games i play: Guild Wars, Anarchy Online (more crashing in GW tho i dunno if that game has installed properly either)

pc specs: 2100+ athlon processor, 512mb RAM, radeon 9250 gfx card. MOBO that supports all 3. windows xp 32x operating system (copy)

if anyone has a clue where to help me start that would be brilliant

Answer:i dunno where to start

So have you tested the memory? If not I'd do it, or even do it again to make sure you don't have more memory problems:

Also inspect the capacitors on the motherboard, see here for what they look like:

Also for the ATI drivers, you have to use version 6.5 or older, the latest no longer support the Radeon 9250 and older cards.

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Ok i dont know very little about vid cards and am looking to upgrade my piece of crap geforce4 mx440. My comp specs are AMD XP 1700+ (buying a new processor long with vid card, probably XP 2800+), 1gb DDR, 400watt power, 8x AGP motherboard. I only want to spend 100-150 and have been told to buy the geforce4 FX5700 Ultra and that its the best card in that price range although the top end of that range. Is there any cheaper or better cards for that price?? Oh by the way i think i like the geforce over ATI been told the drivers are better so if its an ATI card it would have to be quite a bit better than the 5700 ultra.

Any input is appreciated =)

Answer:dunno what to buy ?? vid cards

hey i had the 440, well my dad did, we just upgraded to a pny geforce fx 5700 LE optima 128mb ddr agp, it hasn't failed yet and my dad got it for like 110, i think it's realy some thing like 130.

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hello there Ive used you guys before and had great results hopefully you can help me again. attached is my hijack log and here is my problem: I keep getting message about my network settings and/or my computer will only start in safe mode, I also get this message: an internal stack overflow has caused system failure change the stacks in config.sys. I use windows 98. Is this a OS problem or something worse? Just for giggles I tried starting up my computer without being connected to the internet(several times) and it work just fine without any problems. I have run CWshredder, spybot and ad aware(all updated versions) and then hijack. Please help and suggestions would be great.

Answer:dunno whats going on

Hi and welcome,
Your HJT log has not attached to your thread, repost it and the experts will help you..


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hi girls and guys

i have a hijackthis log below which looks legit to me but i want to run it past some experts, so any comment is much appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 09:54:32, on 19/10/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\HistorySweep\HSSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.2\OLAP\bin\msmdsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.3\Reporting Services\ReportServer\bin\ReportingServicesService.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Keyboard\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\ipoint.exe
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Answer:hijackthis log - dunno if it's bad

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 12:29:45 AM, on 1/5/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
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Answer:HJT LOG...dunno what the problem is

Hi audiboy, Welcome to TSG!!

Download Spybot

Click on "Search For updates" when prompted.

Scan, click on fix problems.


Download AdAware SE Personal:

Install the program and launch it.

On the bottom right-hand corner of the main window click on Check for updates now then click Connect and download the latest reference files.

In the main window: Click Start and under Select a scan Mode tick Perform full system scan.

Deselect Search for negligible risk entries.

To start the scan, 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 then click Next)

Reboot and post another log.

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I jus gotta trojan. here's where it is

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\RR37Y0SY\media[1].htm

i went ta owner but i don't see local setting, how do i delete this??

Answer:Trojan, dunno how ta get rid of it

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when i start up my computer there is thing in the task bar which says "downloads" and when i double click on it it goes to the other side of the task bar. it starts off on the right.

also i there was a link to my shortcuts folder in the start menu, which wasnt there before. and in my shorcuts folder on my desktop there is a folder called gozilla downloads, which wasnt there before either.

i un-installed gozilla but the donloads thing in the task bar is still there.

the dowloads thing is NOT in the running task thing eg: ctrl/alt/del
i also had a trojen called "backdoor somthing" but my anti-viruses found and cleaned it, but wait theres more............i also got an e-mail that my isp warned me about and promptly deleted it, please help (no pun intended)

Answer:i dunno if its a virus or not :(

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Question: Dunno. IP related?

My friend accesses his bank account from home using Firefox with no trouble. He comes to the shop and Chase makes him jump through hoops (call Chase, get security code) which takes a lot of time. We use google Chrome here. So I said I will download Firefox so you can get around that problem. My question is this: if he has Firefox at home and uses Firefox at the shop, wouldn't that change the IP, thus triggering the banks security settings? Does that mean he has to use the same computer at the same location all the time? Thanks

Answer:Dunno. IP related?

Not necessarily, some folks are assigned 'Dynamic' IP addresses by their IS Providers (A different IP address each time they connect, or reboot their router), which would mean the bank security would be on permanent alarm status.

Most banks just use login passwords - Mine has 2, an 8-digit number and a 5-digit number, entered on 2 separate pages. Also, my 'Mozilla Seamonkey' browser offers to remember any login details, I don't know whether Firefox has that facility or not.

The only thing to remember is that the shop-PC is set to NOT remember any login details (usually a tick-box on the login page) - If the home PC is accessed by your friend alone (or folks he trusts), then the 'Remember me' tick-box can be ticked (if available).

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Hi there!
A couple of days ago, in trying to download a torrent I think I caught a malware. I thought BitDefender 2010, my AntiVirus, had put it in quarantine but for the past two days, everytime I boot into Windows 7, before I do anything, some crash-report window appears (today they were 3!) I ran a BitDefender "deep scan" but after some 2 hrs it came up clean. Clearly there's something wrong because as soon as I boot Win7 the windows keep popping up. See picture attached.
Can anyone suggest some solution to this problem?
Thank you for your time.

Answer:Got a Virus but dunno even its name!

I'm posting the DDS.txt and attaching the files. I also downloaded and ran gmer.exe but for some unknown reason it stops working after sometime, maybe it's the virus' effect (I first turned off BitDefender Antivirus).
I am therefore unable to post the ark.txt file. Hope someone can help me. Thanks.

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_26
Run by Pooja at 17:21:25 on 2011-12-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7601.1.1252.39.1033.18.2046.1257 [GMT 1:00]
AV: BitDefender Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {982ADE23-275B-0766-37C5-DE01A484098E}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: BitDefender Antispyware *Enabled/Updated* {234B3FC7-0161-08E8-0D75-E573DF034333}
FW: BitDefender Firewall *Enabled* {A0115F06-6D34-063E-1C9A-77345A574EF5}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Program Files\Common Files\BitDefender\BitDefender Update Service\livesrv.exe
C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2010\vsserv.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
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Alright, so I recently bought a harddrive from TigerDirect which ended up being faulty (Went much slower than it should have) So I deleted the partition and went and exchanged it. However, in doing so, my dual boot menu (Which had xp and vista on it) STILL has the vista from the previous harddrive on it and i have now a fresh copy of vista installed on the new harddrive, so there are 3 on the boot menu.

Windows XP

In that order, the 3rd vista will not work, and I do not know how to get rid of it. I don't want it to work, as there's no files at ALL for it to run off of, but I wish to know how to get it off of the boot menu. If anyone knows, please help.


Answer:Help I did something stupid and dunno what to do

You can do it easily just by editing boot.ini which is on your active partition...First you have to tell windows to show you hidden files, go to My computer, on the Tools menu click on Folder options...than on the View tab you have to select "Show hidden files an folders" you can see your boot.ini fail on C: drive..right click on it and open with notepad...where it says [operating systems] you should have only 2 operative systems and you can delete the third one (old vista)...if you got any questions just post...cheers

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Hi chaps having a nightmare with pc at moment and looking for some ideas please.

To cut a long story short I was playin EQ2 and my pc went kaputt.

At first it would not boot up and kept changing the cpu size from 1500 to 2800.

Then I unplugged and replugged everything and 9/10 it would not boot up at all as in nothing would come up on monitor.

Eventually i had to call an engineer out who charged 20 quid for first hour 45 for 2nd fortunately he wasnt there for more than an hour.

He tested everything and was dumb founded. Sometimes it would boot up then freeze most of the time it would just reboot and then sometimes not even boot at all(using my pc as we speak).

He ultimately thought it was my memory so i slipped him 20 quid and went and bought some new memory. Stupidly guy behind the counter has given me pc 3200 ddr400 i swapped the memory round and it kept booting but restarting as i click on icon to log in(I meant to get pc 2700 ddr333).

My chip is amd athlon 2800
Win Xp Pro
400 W
ATI radeon 9800 xt pro
80 gb hd
On board ac97 sound cmedia

I have been reading on net that it might be my psu but i thought 400w should be enuf. I guess i could buy a larger model 550w maybe.

Or maybe its my mother board as sometimes it lets me boot up like it is now but it will probably reboot half way thru this message.

Also another note on booting up sometimes it read my memory as only having 140mb in or some other insane figure and freezes when it has a stick of 512mb in.

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Answer:Pc Reboot/Or not at all dunno what to do plz elp:(

Check your fans. That 52 is kinda warm for the MB.(could be the sensors are crossed and the 52 is really the CPU) Make sure the fan is running in the power supply. That fan is the exhaust fan for the case. If it's not running, the power supply could be overheating and causing problems. A good cleaning with compressed air wouldn't hurt anything.

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well, first of all and before everything i'd like to sahy hi to everyone as i am new here .. and really thank you for letting me be part of your community ..

now with my problem, i am running windows XP SP3 now on my pc, normaly when i face any problem with any spyware/malware , viruses or anything .. i know my way to fix it , i just google it and usually one of the first couple of answers work and i am happy again in no time ... not this time though ... i am feeling desperate and cant do anything ..

i was just sitting normally on my pc i felt it was a little too slow, i tried to open thet task manager to see whats wrong thats when the first sign of the infection hit me ... "the task manager has been disabled by your administrator" ... WTH , i am the administrator ... anyways, i googled the problem found dozens of solutions so i thought thank god, its easy, i tried the first couple of solutions and they didnt work, one of then included registery editing .. now trying to start regedit .. the second hit ... "registry editing was disabled by your administrator"

i am (WAS) running kaspersky intrenet security fully updated and all .. so i decided to make a full system scan to catch the bugger .. so i double clicked on the mini icon of KIS and it hangs there a little then becomes not responding ... and then is closed by windows .. and never opens again ... that freaking bugger killed kaspersky !!! ... i tried everything .. every malware and sywar... Read more

Answer:i am really desperate and dunno what to do

i am really sorry about double posting .. but it seems i cant even access my own topic agaian ... i am trying to edit it to post my DDS.txt and attach the files

here's my DDS:

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Admin at 10:52:40.40 on Sun 07/19/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1256.20.1033.18.2046.1423 [GMT 3:00]

AV: Kaspersky Internet Security *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated) {2C4D4BC6-0793-4956-A9F9-E252435469C0}
FW: Kaspersky Internet Security *disabled* {2C4D4BC6-0793-4956-A9F9-E252435469C0}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Service\AdskScSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
H:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files\GreedyT... Read more

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Ok I have cs retail (I suck I know) but I have 1.3 on a cd and I dont know how to upgrade it when I try it ****kers up.

Oh and I cant join any games on cs.
is kewl JOIN IT. Movies,Forum,Chat and lots of other totally random stuff,Its very kewl it is like a whole community a stickdeath community.

Answer:dunno how to upgrade

Well, if you have the retail version of CS, then the 1.3 mod file is not for you. You want the full CS retail file, you can get it here. Install that, and it should work better.

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got this msn virus basically it sends a message saying look at this pic of me or something similar. then when you except the .rar file i thnk it is might have been .exe. then it shuts down the window and opens windows to all other online contacts, sends them this message to then shuts down the window. no other window is then able to be opened until msn is restarted. any ideas how to fix it

Answer:Solved: MSN VIRUS dunno how to get rid of it

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PLease help me about this!! I don't know what to delete? I can't even open IE. I scanned with ad-aware, it finds some spyware but didn't fix my problem. Here are my logs from hijack this. Please help me...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 3:49:09 PM, on 9/4/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Hotbar\bin\\WeatherOnTray.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Kazaa Lite K++\KazaaLite.kpp
C:\Program Files\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,Search = c:\searchpage.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = c:\searchpage.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,Search = c:\searchpage.html
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Answer:Hijackthis log, dunno what to delete?

This is what I suggest you do first.

Make sure you have the up-to-date versions of Spybot and Ad-aware. All are free and available bellow.

Download Spybot, install and update. Then download Ad-aware, install, and update.

Go to Start > Programs >Spybot > Search & Destroy and choose Spybot S&D

Close ALL windows except Spybot S&D
Click the button to "Search for Updates" and download and install the Updates.
Next click the button "Check for Problems"
When Spybot is complete, it will be showing "RED" (RED) entries "BLACK" entries and "GREEN" (GREEN) entries in the window
Put a check mark beside the RED (RED) entries ONLY.
Choose "Fix Selected Problems" and allow Spybot to fix the RED (RED) entries.


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)

1. Open My Computer
2. Right click on your hard drive that you wish to clean (C drive, for example)
3. In the context menu that opens, select p... Read more

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I installed the newest version of Spysweeper, and shortly after Microsoft Antispyware asked me if I wanted to block something called ''. I didn't know what it was and presumed it was spyware so I blocked it. The thing is, I'm wondering if it's part of the Spysweeper 4 installation. After uninstalling and reinstalling Spysweeper, the same thing happened - this time though MS Antispyware blocked it WITHOUT asking me. There seems to be no way of unblocking it aside from uninstalling/reinstalling Spysweeper with MS Antispyware switched off. This is what MS Antispyware says about it:-

"Windows Hosts File alert

Occured on: 08/06/2005 at 00:04:20

The entry pointing to IP address has been automatically been denied permission to be added to the Windows Hosts file. This Hosts file change was blocked based on your previous input."

Does anybody running these 2 programs together know what this is and have you encountered it during the installation of Spysweeper 4? All help much appreciated.

Answer:Blocked something with MS Antispyware but dunno what

Try re downloading spysweeper, i never had a problem.

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Hiya all
The computer has gone really slow. I think there are programs running that shouldn't be, but I am not really sure what to do next just in case I make things worse. I think I need your help.
Thanks in anticipation.


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3326 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 305142 MB, Free - 253506 MB; F: Total - 128472 MB, Free - 88085 MB; G: Total - 286188 MB, Free - 246927 MB;
Motherboard:, IP35 (Intel P35+ICH9/R)
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
HJT log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 08:39:34, on 01/12/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16736)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
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comp specs 1: 1.63 Ghz Athlon XP 1800+, 512 MB RAM DDR, 64MB Winfast Geforce 3 ti 200, Windows XP Pro Build 2600 w/ SP1
comp specs 2: 500 Mhz, 128 MB SDRAM, 16MB Integrated Motherboard Video Card, Windows XP Pro Build 2600 w/ SP1

router: Linksys BEFSR41 firmware 1.44.2z

i cant believe im having problems with this (ive taken the cisco CCNA course), but after reformatting the older comp (comp 2), i cant get the newer comp (comp 1) onto the network. ive done the normal xp network wizard, but the newer comp will error out no matter what setting i put it on. so i did everything manually, setting the ip addresses, resetting and reconfiguring the router, but all i can get is that each computer can see the other, and i can access files on the newer computer using the older computer. however, the newer computer cannot access the older computers files. thanks for any help.

Answer:dunno wats wrong...

I'll recommend the easy way, even though some forum members can't seem to understand why it works. Install the NETBEUI protocol on both machines, and I suspect you'll be browsing after that. It's on the XP CD in the VALUEADD directory.

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A prog called sysmgr.exe i read online and used SDfix in safe mode after i disable system restore then fixed the registy values (I think) and the pop ups have stopped but i still dunno if its gone or w/e. Every time the IE would open and the site would come up and my firewall would ask to block somethings like 028.exe or 082.exe everytime. It hastn happened since i followed instructions.Logfile of random's system information tool 1.04 (written by random/random)Run by Donna at 2008-11-25 17:55:42Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3System drive C: has 12 GB (16%) free of 76 GBTotal RAM: 511 MB (26% free)Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:07:55 PM, on 11/25/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Internet Security Suite\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Nexon\Mabinogi\npkcmsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeC:... Read more

Answer:"Sysmgr.exe" I think i removed it but i dunno..

Hello, SbrbnGangsta to BleepingComputer.comMy name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.We need to create an OTViewIt ReportPlease download OTViewIt by OldTimer.Save it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTViewIt.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedWe need to scan for Rootkits with GMERPlease download GMER from one of the following mirrors:This is the Primary mirrorThis is a Secondary mirrorThis is a Secondary mirrorClose any and all open programs, as this process may crash your computer.Unzip the downloaded file to your desktop.Double click on y... Read more

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I bought an ASUS internal DVD Writer yesterday.
after installng it in my CPU and run the computer

i saw a message upon boot on the screen i can see

"Secondary IDE channel NO 80 conductor installed"

what does that means? is my DVD writer broken?

but i can enter my windows.. so im wondering what does the message means,,

slave = CD-ROM
Secondary = DVD Writer
slave = CD Writer...
also i have noticed that if i forgot to close the DVD Writer and turn off the computer, it does not close automatic before shutting down.- leaving the DVD writer open..
the other two drives close upon shutting down..
so is the DVD writer broken?

i want to know if its broken, so that i could return it to the shop..
but i want to make sure if its really broken.. i dont want to humilate myself on the shop..

thank you.. sorry for bad english..

Answer:Help me please... i dunno if my DVD Writer is broken...

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That's my HiJackThis file, before I begin my issue.

Ok, seems my mom got on my pc a few days back and when I came back from my trip, my PC would not run World of Warcraft because some of the files were corrupt. I knew about this issue and knew it was some sort of virus, trojan, spyware, w/e. Just to play it safe I ran WOW Repair Kit to search the files to see if anything was corrupt, and it came back clean... So now for sure it's something wrong with my PC.

Other symptoms I knew it is going wrong, I wanted to dl HiJackThis and put it into the search on I clicked on link to HiJackThis and it took me to Stopzilla? or something like that. I've been running the past few days AVG antispyware and nothing, I get some trojans repeatedly showing up, I delete and when I restart and rescan it'll just come back sometimes.


Answer:Trojan? Spyware? Dunno [HELP!]

You want to read and run these steps before posting logs, then post in the malware forum to expand...


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I cannot use IE. It simply will not open. When I open it without add ons it will open but when I try to leave the blank page it crashes and leaves "view downloads" open. And any program that uses IE causes a massive amount of errors saying "C:\Windows\system32\mshtml.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support." However I can't re-install IE because it won't let me install it while it's already installed and it won't let me uninstall because when I go to programs and features>manage updates and right click on IE11 to uninstall it comes up saying "An error has occurred. Not all of the updates were successfully uninstalled." I also tried taking mshtml.dll from my fiance's computer and pasting it over mine but it says I don't have permission (even though I am administrator). This seems like some sort of cruel joke. Catch 22 everywhere. HALP

Answer:MSHTML.DLL corrupt dunno how to fix it.

Let's start with this...

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

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OK... here's what happened. I was browsing files on my PC, when all of a suddent everything from "G" down in my MP3 folder disappears. I figure, whatever, windows is acting up (what else is new) and restart... well, after that,they're still not showing up. Hm I say, this isn't good (60GB of MP3s going away? Ah!) So, I check a couple of things.
1) Windows is still telling me the drive is as full as it was previously. It's a 240GB partition, and is roughly 99% full, has been for quite some time now, and windows as I said is saying it still is. OK, so the data is there, right?
2 Winamp test. I fire up winamp, que up some PanterA, and hey, it starts to play Woohoo! The files aren't gone/corrupt etc. I'm thinking it's not a HDD failure.
3) Command Prompt test. I fire up XPs command prompt (why oh why did they do away with DOS!). At first I was curious why 'ls' didn't work, but then got my OSes straight and got my way to my MP3 folder. I do a "dir /p" here. enter...enter...enter...enter... gets to that G spot (heh) and then displays "File Not Found". <-- my face when I read this. File Not Found? Wtf mate!
4) drive check. Next I run windows scan-disk junk on it. It comes up with no errors etc... cool.
5) Fire up everest to check SMART data. Hey, everything checks out here, also.
This is when I start really saying wth is going on.
6) Partition Magic! Ah, it'll tell me if something is wrong somwh... Read more

Answer:Dunno where else to put this... MP3s lost?

Eulogy said:

Nevermind, I hear the HDD tick now. She's a goin'.Click to expand...

I'd say its time to start backing up. Winamp has a burning plug-in, no?

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Ok everytime I click on a google/yahoo/other search engine link it redirects me to
a) porn
b) other search engines like "netster"
c) something totally random
Any ideas???

Answer:I think I have a virus, but I dunno where to post xD

Welcome to Majorgeeks!

Yes the below guide and steps will get you started on the removals process of these malwares, once completed all the steps, attach your logs and one of your malware experts will be along to assist you with some further manual instructiosn to remove the remaining pests that the initial scans dont get to.

Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.

When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
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im new to this stuff so bare with me sorry. well i formatted and upgrade my Vaio Cs 32bit VGN-CS23G from vista to windows 7. and my class mate says i need to find some drivers. i found a list on this vaio website, but i didnt know which one i needed. thanks.

Answer:i dunno which drivers to install

You may not need any driver. When you look in Device Manager are there any yellow exclamation marks showing? In Windows 7, go into Control Panel>System and Security>System>Device Manger.

For your Reference, here is the support page for your computer. Use the drop down box to pick your OS.

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I was playing Wolfenstein - Enemy Territory, whilst talking to a friend over Skype, and I suddenly get this blue screen error... It's the first thing that's gone wrong with my newly built PC, and I dunno why. My PC restarted before I could jot down the specific error, but it said something like "Driver_not_less_or_equal". It recommended I remove newly added hardware, what is up :'(

Answer:First BSOD... Dunno what happened

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