Computer Support Forum

Building my computer, details inside! ***Which video card question.***

Question: Building my computer, details inside! ***Which video card question.***

I am in the progress of building a computer on a budget, specifically something that will run games such as Everquest 2 and World of Warcraft better then my 1GHz Celeron with 512MB RAM, SoundBlaster Live 5.1, and an ATI Radeon 9200 GFX Card...



My new computer, I am planning on an aproximate 670 dollar budget, that has to include EVERYTHING! My plans were:

For a case, I was planning on a case from XPG Gear, features include
- Power Lab 450 watt power supply
- 4 CD/DVD bays, 2 Floppy Drive bays, and 5 HardDrive bays
- 1 Side, Front, Back, and Bottom fans.
- Thumb Screws
- The option to get 2 Fans included instead of 1
- Alien Head Resemblence
**********$55**********
I was planning on getting a combo from SMKSUPERSTORE that comes with
- P4 3.0GHz Processor
- Arctic Silver Alumina Thermal Compound
- Ultra Performance Copper Core Fan & Heatsink, Under 135* Under High Load
- IS7 Motherboard (INTEL 865PE) that supports HT, has a 800MHz FSB, AGP 8x, and got 9/10 in 4 reviews I read.
- 256 RAM Stick
- 3 Year Warranty on both CPU and Motherboard
**********$355**********
I also plan to put more memory in from 4AllMemory
- PC3200 Dual Channel 1GB Stick
- Lifetime Warrenty
**********$115**********
I also plan on keeping my SoundBlaster Live 5.1 and trasnferring it over to my new setup.
On top of that, I expect to have to keep 25 bucks on hand when I find myself out of screws, in need of a cable, missing a fan or any other excuse that causes me to have to run out to COMP-USA.
**********$25**********
TOTAL: $550

Now is it just me, or am I underbudget? I was thinking that maybe it was time to give my ATI Radeon 9200 a break. This is were I need your help!
Someone told me to check out the ATI Radeon 9250 256MB, and with further research I also found the NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 256MB. I could pick up either for around $65. Now, which one would you say I would be happier with? The goal of getting the new graphics card is because I figured that I could use the extra bit of texture memory for running Everquest. Any thoughts on which I should get? Maybe a better one with 256MB of memory? I can go up to around $100 on the graphics card, but please also give your opinions about which of the two cards, too.

****ALSO I know that mixing the 256 stick and the 1GB stick isnt going to mean that I will be taking advantage of the 800MHz FSB, when I get my next paycheck I plan on getting another GIG stick.****

Thanks! Lookout for my posts in other threads, I will keep you updated as I build my new computer!

Relevance 100%
Preferred Solution: Building my computer, details inside! ***Which video card question.***

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

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

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

Answer: Building my computer, details inside! ***Which video card question.***

Ohh yeah, I am also keeping my Maxtor ATA-133 7200RPM harddrive, as its all the space I will ever need.

4 more replies
Relevance 83.64%

Well i got a problem... again.

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

it stayed on for 8 seconds.

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

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

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

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

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

bump
 

7 more replies
Relevance 75.85%

So right now, my PS3 is connected via an HDMI cable to my 22" dell monitor with a DVI adapter. My sound is an RCA to 3.5mm cable. I want to record and play in HD. What is the best capture card for me? (around $100)
 

More replies
Relevance 75.85%

So right now, my PS3 is connected via an HDMI cable to my 22" dell monitor with a DVI adapter. My sound is an RCA to 3.5mm cable. I want to record and play in HD. What is the best capture card for me? (around $100)
 

More replies
Relevance 73.8%

Hello
My problem is as follows: i have reinstalled winxp(Home Edition), i formatted my c partition and installed windows, afterwards i installed all updates(from microsoft) and all codecs(divx xvid even codecs packs).
Since then every movie i play no matter what player, there is a gap between the audio and video. The movie files are just fine they don't have a sync problem. The problem is not with codecs because it doesn't play well mpeg file and DVD movies.
Furthermore, it seems to me that even in windows itself there is a problem, for example in error message i see the box and afterwards hear the beep.
Before the reinstallation there were no problems, i tried reinstalling again(it's the third time) and nothing.
I tried other soundcard and other video card but it didn't help.
Please help me. any suggestions will be highly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

My specs
P4 2.4Ghz HT
Intel Motherboard D865PERL
nvidia Geforce4 128 DDR
Memory 256 DDR 400Mhz
Onboard soundcard SoundMax
 

Answer:Audio\Video problem in winxp For real experts details inside.help please!!!!

13 more replies
Relevance 73.8%

I am using a laptop with a brand name lenovo G40-70 running with Windows 8.1. And i bought this laptop this year. My problem is that the sound seems to hang and go "brrt". It not only happens when running youtube, it also happens with vlc, windows media player any other app that produces sound. So when i restart it, the problem seems to go away. But it came back after several hours of using the laptop and still until now, i don't know what is causing this issue. I want to have this checked in lenovo store however,  I bought this laptop overseas, so i can't rely on warranties. here is the youtube video i uploaded today for proofhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-mzb2H6tcUThe beeping sound Happens at 7 seconds and 19 seconds

Answer:Lenovo G40-70 Sound sometimes beeps and hangs (details inside, with video proof)

hi OMGXiYang,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Can you try the Resolution on this Thread
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Lenovo-Z500-sound-not-working-in-Windows-8/...
 
Let me know your findings
Regards
Solid Cruver
 





Did someone help you today? Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo!If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.Follow @LenovoForums on Twitter!

3 more replies
Relevance 72.98%

So around 6 months ago my Computer had started making strange noises, it was kind of like a rattling noise and i thought the bearing in my old PSU had gone
I checked to see if the PSU was the problem, so i put a pen inbetween the PSU's fan and stopped the fan moving while the computer ran, everytime i did this, i didn't hear the noise again
So i bought a new one and it still made the same noise.. i thought it might be my old rusty case rattling when the fan was on.. so i again bought a new case
I had this new case and psu for around 4 months and the problem still didn't go away... So just today my new purchase came in, i thought this time id spend more and get a good PSU and so i bought a corsair PSU
I expected no noise because its a good brand.. but the noise still happened.. im running out of ideas of what this could be.. and quite frankly the cost of constantly buying new PSU's is getting a bit of an annoyance when i could have spent this money on other things
I've thought it could be other things like the cooler fan, or a case fan.. but why would the sound stop when i put a pen between the PSU fan
anyway here is the video of the noise in question
click here really hope someone has some insight because this problem has been constant 6 months and it's really making me want to just throw away the PC i've spent so much money and time on
P.S on the video, the first noise isn't the loud noise, when i bang the computer it makes the loud revving noise, this revving noise happens ... Read more

Answer:Pc making loud revving like noises, video link inside and details on problem

Don't think it is the PSU, check any other fans inside case, like CPU for instance and possibly one on Graphics card.
It could also be a case of your hard drive being on its last legs - I hope you have everything important backed up to an external drive.

10 more replies
Relevance 71.75%

Hello, community of Bleeping Computer. I have come to this forum for aid of a rather ongoing problem. Yesterday, the computer (which I am currently using), had a very terrible fan problem, which was localized to the Graphics card. After cleaning the fan out, with some compressed air, the fan problem was fixed, albeit temporarily. Ironically another problem has occurred. Before fixing the fan, the PC was running fine; the programs ran under reasonable conditions with great response time. Now, any internet browser like FireFox, or Internet Explorer is inoperable. They will not start up. To add, most of the processes that I happen to run, occur at a very sluggish pace, like a snail crawling down a skyscraper. Trying to load up pages on the internet or opening simple programs take minutes to open up. This shouldn't be happening. Is there anything I can do to fix this? Computer Specifications:Windows 7 Home premium editionProcessor: AMD Phenom II X4 910Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 43508 GBs or RAM Thanks for reading,--Shotgun Nova

Answer:Computer acting slow - details inside.

Hello -
 
Please help us with a bit more information ........ Post logs one or more at a time (whatever suits you) ..........
If you wish to continue , , All programs are free and there are no costs to you, ever -
 
 
Download Screen317Security Check from Here or Here and save it to your Desktop.
Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt
Please Copy/Paste the contents of that document.
Note 1:: If any security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to
Note 2. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message, (or similar) restart computer and Security Check should run
 
 
NEXT -
Please download MiniToolBox  to desktop to run it.
 Checkmark the following boxes:
List content of Hosts
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
 Click Go and Copy / Paste the result. (result.txt)
 
 
NEXT -
Please post a snapshot with Speccy for more system details -How to Publish a snapshot with Speccy <<-- Full Directions Here (only Copy / Paste the link)
 
Now a few quick cleaners -
Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your desktop.
There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need ... Read more

4 more replies
Relevance 71.75%

hi, i am using windows xp and when i power it up it loads to windows and after couple minutes of using it, it makes beeping like sound 3 times and windows goes to the blue screen error and shuts down automatically.

Just before blue screen i cannot move my mouse.
sometimes after blue screen shutdown i am unable to turn on computer as it will still be at blue screen but other times it will start normally but does as above and blue screen and shuts down again.

Is this a hardware or spywares/malware problem? if so how do i fix it?

your help is appreciated thank you.

ps: i am trying to preserve date long enough to atleast transfer it online or onto another computer.

Answer:Help! after start up computer shuts down....(details inside)

Open the case and lift out each memory stick (RAM). Reseat firmly.

4 more replies
Relevance 71.75%

So, I got a new laptop last week, and ever since unboxing it, I've been getting two different BSODs:
- BAD_POOL_HEADER
- DRIVE_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
This usually happens when DISK is at 100% usage, by whatever reason. There have been a number of different programs or even System that has caused it to be near 100% usage.

http://i.imgur.com/px4OqIy.png

For the questions:
? OS - WINDOWS 8
? 64 BIT
? What was original installed OS on system? - WINDOWS 8
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? - Came pre-installed.
? Age of system (hardware) - 1 week old.
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? - Has never done so. So 1 week old.

? CPU - 8 GB Memory, Intel Core i7 Haswell
? Video Card - Intel
? MotherBoard - It's the one in default Lenovo IdeaPad y410P
? Power Supply - Lenovo, 110W standard U.S.

? System Manufacturer - Lenovo
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) - Y410P

Will attach the logs after I finish installing 7Zip.

Answer:Brand-new Computer 2 different BSODs - Details inside.

download seatools burn it to disk and run it. Sounds like your hard drive could be screwed.

7 more replies
Relevance 71.75%

So, recently when attempting to log on to my computer, I found that it prompted me for a log on password, which i had disabled the last time I had the computer running. A blank password did not work, and my old password did not work. Neither did any of my normal passwords for other services. After no luck, I decided to remove the CMOS battery for an hour to make it forget the passwords.

After reinstalling the CMOS battery, I attempted to boot the computer. Nothing appeared via my Monitor and the PC refused to stop trying to run the empty CD drive. I placed in a Windows installation CD to see if that would resolve my issue. It did not. (It may be worth noting here that my drive, despite having proper firmware and all up to date drivers, is not capable of reading 90% of CDs, nor burning CDs, but has no problems with reading or burning DVDs)

I then shut down the computer again, removed plugs and such as per usual to avoid ESD, flushed the power out and unplugged the CD Drive. Hooked everything up again and attempted to boot. With no hookup to the CD drive, the CD drive did not attempt to read, but the computer simply ran doing nothing. It did not attempt to read the floppy drive (It is a newer computer, I always install a FDD for repair purposes.) Nor did it attempt to read the HDD.

I shut it down again, checked all connections and can't seem to figure out what's wrong. No pieces appear burned out. Attempted boot again, same problem. Could not enter BIOS settings... Read more

Answer:Computer completely unresponsive, details inside

10 more replies
Relevance 71.75%

Hi, recently installed a new cpu motherboard and graphics card. Reinstalled windows, and now the machine is crashing occasionally. It crashes anywhere between instant on start up or 40 minutes into browsing. I uploaded the zip file per your BSOD posting instructions.

I've done a little researching on my own and I think it may have to do with the Realtek audio controller conflicting with my nvidia graphics card in some way. Although since the computer is blue screening I'm hoping your diagnoses might help me figure out if that is actually the problem.

*** STOP: 0x00000124

Answer:Computer blue screened, details inside.

Hiya and welcome to SevenForums!

Code:
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800a06b028, bf800000, 124}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\cfosspeed6.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for cfosspeed6.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for cfosspeed6.sys
Probably caused by : hardware
Code:
MODULE_NAME: hardware

IMAGE_NAME: hardware

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 0

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x124_GenuineIntel_PROCESSOR_CACHE

BUCKET_ID: X64_0x124_GenuineIntel_PROCESSOR_CACHE

Hmm, is your CPU compatible with your new motherboard? Remove Asus TurboLAN.

1 more replies
Relevance 71.75%

Ever since i bought the computer, it has been a little weird.  every once in a while the computer would freeze up for a little bit and then resume running fine after 10 seconds.  As time went on the frequency of these events increased and the length of the lag increased. I recieved a few bsods with "internal power error".  I replaced the 750 watt psu with an 800 watt psu which didnt completely fix my problem, but changed it.  Boot is still slow, but occasionally it goes quite fast (still not as fast as it should) and the computer runs smoother with less freezing but it still happens and it is still a nuisance.  I have tried several clean windows installs.  i got some errors and warnings in the event viewer i will post that text below the system specs.  chkdsk didnt help either, im thinking about doing another one.
Processor     Intel® Core™ i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Hard Drive     1.5 TB
Motherboard     Asus P6T SE
Operating System     Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
Video Card     NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
Installed Physical Memory (RAM)    6.00 GB
Total Physical Memory    5.99 GB
Available Physical Memory    3.64 GB
Total Virtual Memory    12.0 GB
Available Virtual Memory    9.24 GB
Page File Space   &#... Read more

Answer:What causes these errors and a sluggish computer? details inside

Hello and Welcome to BleepingComputer!!!
 
 
a failing hard drive exhibits such behaviors. if you care to post up your speccy results, that would at least get some hard drive details under the scope.
 
Please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

1 more replies
Relevance 70.93%

hi, i have had help here before and seem to need it again. My problem is not with any pop-ups or malware it seems, but my computer is running VERY slow. It has only been in the past month or so that it has been running slow. Mainly it is Internet Explorer that is very slow. Other processes are slow, but not nearly as slow. Please let me know what other information will help.

I have an IBM T43 laptop with Windows XP Pro.
-Version 2002, Service Pack 2.
-Intel Pentium M Processor 2.00 GHz, 798 MHZ, 1.00 GB RAM (came with 512, I added a 512 stick myself). I have many programs on the computer, too many to list. (As an aside, Adobe Acrobat does not work anymore either and I cannot figure out how to remove it for the life of me. If I open a PDF with IE or Mozilla, it freezes both. Also, when opening a pdf with adobe, it appears in Arabic/computer language. Just on case this makes any difference.)

I have MacAfee antivirus and it has ben detecting a few viruses here lately. Most recently was today, it was an Exploit-MS06-014 Trojan running through explorer.exe.

Also, I have all the file logs available of my MacAfee scans, if needed. I will paste my most recent HiJackThis log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 10:28:55 AM, on 5/30/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\sys... Read more

Answer:computer running very slow! full details inside

sorry to do this, but i waited almost a week. any help would be greatly appreciated.
brad
 

1 more replies
Relevance 70.93%

Here is my hardware that's relevant to this issue.ASUS Motherboard, don't remember what model or brand specificallyAMD Athlon 64 X2 processor.Radeon X1600 video card2GB OCZ Gold RAM660W I think 24 pin PSU with one of those 4pin connectors.So we had a power outage as I said in the subject.  Everything in the house turned back on just fine except my computer.  I tried testing the power supply and every light lit up except the +5v LED, which I don't know if that means anything because I don't know how to read a power supply tester precisely.  The power supply will not and I mean will not power up at all if it's connected to the mother board but if it's disconnected it powers up all my fans and stuff just fine.  There's the LED indicator on my motherboard that indicates power is getting into the motherboard but it's noticeably dimmer than normal and when I unplug the power supply while it's connected to the motherboard the light slowly fades out and then suddenly lights up really bright for a split second before going out.  Is it my motherboard that died or the PSU, based on the information I provided?

Answer:Computer won't turn on after power outage; details inside.

Quote from: corlenbelspar on December 19, 2010, 07:46:51 PMIs it my motherboard that died or the PSU, based on the information I provided?Impossible to say for sure. You would have to replace one or the other. PSU's are a lot cheaper then a motherboard to replace/borrow.

14 more replies
Relevance 70.93%

I'm writing for help in regards to my husband's computer which has recently started running VERY slowly. The problem seems to specifically run around using Internet Explorer. His computer is an older, re-built IBM thinkpad but he has never had problems with it until recently. He runs Windows XP. Every time he opens Internet Explorer he can't block pop-ups and it's to the point that the program won't even open or stay open for more than a few minutes before it encounters an error and needs to shut down. His e-mail program (these are the two main programs he uses) Microsoft Outlook runs fine except when Internet Explorer is open. I ran a Hijack This log in hopes that maybe someone could help me find what's wrong and how to fix it!

Here's the HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:40:32 PM, on 7/4/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.e... Read more

Answer:Super slow computer, details inside, HJT log included

16 more replies
Relevance 70.93%

Yay. I get to do this AGAIN. This is so fun (/sarcasm)So... yeah... this... is going to take awhile...Let's see... where do I start...I have Windows Vista (it sucks) I also have a Dell (it REALLY sucks) and, this has never happened before. I started up the computer, I get a blue screen, and the computer restarts. I restart the computer again. When I load up, I get a problem report.BTW... I also get a black screen when it restarts after the blue screen saying something like "The computer encountered a problem during start up"Anyway... the problem report says "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shut down" This has happened twice this week. Once on Wednesday the 9th and again today.Can someone help me solve this problem? BTW... yes... I have backed up my files... well... by "backed up" I mean transferred to other desktop/laptop in my home. But it counts right?Please help me out here... I'm really getting tired of having constant computer problems.Also... getting a new computer is out of the question. Unless one of you would be willing to buy it FOR me...? Didn't think so. I can't afford a new desktop because I'm dirt poor. So... yeah...I'd REALLY appreciate ANY help I can get with this.P.S.: Did you know...That I have to defragment my current desktop once a month on the second Wednesday of that month just to get Vista to get updates? I also do a disk cleanup and use CCleaner when I do this as well.P.P.S.: Listen t... Read more

Answer:Starting computer, computer restarts (help; more details inside)

Nobody here wants to hear your rants. For best results please just state the problem in the simplest but complete terms possibleDownload BlueScreenView:http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/blue_screen_view.htmlunzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe to run the program.when scanning is done, go to EDIT - Select AllGo to FILE - SAVE Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txtOpen BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all of the content, and paste it into your next reply

13 more replies
Relevance 66.01%

Ok, so Im trying to finish up building a PC for my Dad. Basically my issue is I don't know if Im doing this right. There is only one Power Connector coming from my Power Supply with a Hard Drive/Optical Drive connection. The one power cord has two power connectors on it. Like this:



The issue is that it won't reach from the DVD drive to the Hard Drive. Here is a picture (taken from my cell phone)



Is this the way it is suppose to be connected? Or should there be another power source for the HDD? It just doesn't make sense why they would make the two connector so close together?

Sorry, Im tired and my brain is mush. Hopefully I can get some help.

Thanks

Answer:Building a Computer, have issue with Hard Drive Power Connection (Pictures Inside)

Only one power cable for SATA devices?

What I would do right now, is move the HDD as close as possible towards the optical. Or if you can mount it somehow in the 5.25" bays.

From the pic, it looks like the HDD doesn't have a 4-pin molex connector, which you could of used. But most SATA hard drives now, don't come with them.

8 more replies
Relevance 63.96%

My desktop computer, upon boot-up, shows this message:

"CMOS/GPNV Checksum bad
CMOS Date/Time Not Set"

Thank you for any help

This post is part of my college assignment on troubleshooting and repair so I only need a very vague answer just as proof that I have used a forum to ask the question. After you have answered I will edit this part out.

Thank you in advance,

Jordan Reynolds

Answer:Urgent computer problem (urgent as for college assignment, details inside)

Quote:





Originally Posted by Jordan101644


This post is part of my college assignment on troubleshooting and repair




We don't answer school questions, you have to do that yourself.


Quote:





Originally Posted by Jordan101644


just as proof that I have used a forum to ask the question.




Your original post is proof that you used a forum to ask the question.

Thread Closed

1 more replies
Relevance 63.55%

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

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

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

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

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

Thanks.
 

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

16 more replies
Relevance 62.32%

First let me say that I am working on a budget and am not looking for a top of the line card. I might do some gaming but that will be very very rare but will do some camcorder video to DVD type stuff. I will be running some kids games but nothing like the top notch games that alot of guys play online.

I am looking at getting a AMD Athlon 64 2800+ with an ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe and haven't decided on memory (either 2-256k or 1-512 of probably Corsair?).

It seems that the Radeon is the best way to go with the MOBO and CPU. I was wondering what experiences people have had with the video cards and what recommendations can be made for me. I am not set obviously on any certain card.

Thanks in advance for any and all help with this.
 

Answer:Building first pc and wonder what Video card would be best

On your memory-I would recommend going with the 512 stick for upgrade purposes. If you go with 256, you limit yourself to upgrading in 256 increments. By the time you may want to add some ram the price on 512 will be much more tolerable probably(if your doing a lot of video work-you will want to upgrade it eventually).

Or-look at it this way, 2 x 256MB sticks will run you $70-$80. Typically a 512MB stick will run just below that. I am basing those prices off Kingston-a cheaper than Corsair name-brand.

For video cards, I recommend Nvidia for a few reasons. For a casual user, I find Nvidia easier to tweak and adjust than ATI cards. I went from a 128 MB Ati Radeon 9800 Pro to a BFG 256 MB Nvidia 6800 Ultra. I enjoy my nvidia much more, and there are certain things that it renders better IMO than ATI cards. Ati can generally crunch the FPS hogs better-but I enjoy what I see as better visuals from Nvidia.

Also, occasionally you can run into compatibility problems with Ati cards. Namely when new DirectX updates are released. Ati is known for less than stellar customer service and releasing patches. So-in general, I am an Nvidia fan partly because I find them more stable.

Just my 2 cents worth anyway.
 

3 more replies
Relevance 62.32%

I'm just finishing up the build of a PC I'm putting together.

The motherboard does not have on-board video and I didn't buy video card.
Everything is new. No OS installed yet.

Am I dead in the water unless I go out and buy a video card?

I do have a RADEON X300 installed in the PC I'm using right now. If I had to I can take it out of this PC and install it temporary in the new PC to configure it. Would it work without any drivers installed?

As you can see this is my first build

Thanks.
 

Answer:Building a PC - no video card help

As far as i know you will need sum sort of display device because without one you cant hook up ur monitor. You will probably be able to boot without drivers but in order to do anything you will need drivers. I think thats right but if im wrong anyone plz correct me.
 

6 more replies
Relevance 62.32%

I've been trying to find a video card that fits my XPS 8500, but to no avail.
I recently bought a GTX 660Ti, but that didn't fit because of the little protruding bit (marked below with red). 
The problem is that all the video cards I've seen seem to have this bit! For reference, here's my current video card (a Radeon 7500, I think):

My current video card is about 2.5 inches high, and it only fits because it doesn't have that protruding bit.
In general, my Dell seems very cramped on the inside. Can anyone recommend a card that's small enough to fit inside my Dell (and ideally doesn't require a new power supply)?

Thanks!
Isaac

Answer:A video card that fits inside my XPS 8500?

coffeebeans,Below are some video cards that will work in your computer. Any newer cards will more than likely require a power supply upgrade.GeForce GT 545 GeForce GTX 555 AMD Radeon HD7570 AMD Radeon HD7770 AMD Radeon HD7870

1 more replies
Relevance 62.32%

This keeps happening once or twice a week and I dont know why. But its very annoying, menus are hard to use or when right clicking and some things wont show up. I do ctrl alt delete and dask manager says I still have around 1.6GB and my cpu isnt running over 1-4%. Is this memory or video card? I ran memtest when i first built the pc for a few hours till i got tired of waiting and stopped it passed everything at that time, I have a 7900gt video card. Its been doing this once in a while for the past few months.... my pc is only about 3-4 months old.

http://images6.theimagehosting.com/menu.gif

Answer:Bad Memory Or Video Card? Screenshot Inside

Hello,

Does this happen in safe mode?

4 more replies
Relevance 62.32%

I have a MSI 6577 mobo with NO AGP!
Will this card work with this mobo?
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=15243&vpn=3DFR55256P&manufacture=BFG Technologies
Im not sure it the mobo has pci 2.0 maybe you guys can clear it up?
THANKS!
 

Answer:Video Card Compatible with Mobo?(INSIDE)

quick answer, yes. however...

what processor are you running? That video card is priced absurdly high, and also you are going to be EXTREMELY limited in any performance gain you are hoping to achieve, as the card is going to be bottlenecked 1) by the PCI slot, and 2) likely by your processor in addition.

i'd stay away from it
 

5 more replies
Relevance 61.5%

I am building some PCs for a video editing class we are starting. I have most of the materials picked out what I will be using. The CPU will be the Xeon E3-1230 V2. We cannot overclock so I am going with a Xeon CPU. Anyway my question is with video editing and no gaming, Do I need an aftermarket cooler? Thanks.
 

Answer:Building PCs for video editing class and have a question.

11 more replies
Relevance 61.5%

I am building some PCs for a video editing class we are starting. I have most of the materials picked out what I will be using. The CPU will be the Xeon E3-1230 V2. We cannot overclock so I am going with a Xeon cpu. Anyway my question is with video editing and no gaming, Do I need an aftermarket cooler? Thanks.
 

Answer:Building PCs for video editing class and have a question

I would recommend one (Maybe not the fanciest) but a decent one to help with the cooling of a xeon. Though like I said, I would not recommend anything fancy, just something to add a little airflow especially if your case is not huge and moving a lot of air.
 

more replies
Relevance 61.09%

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

Answer:Details Pane associating mp4 video files with audio details

Have you tried resetting your Folder Templates?

Tutorial
Folder Template - Default

5 more replies
Relevance 61.09%

hello, ho can u switch form an installed videocard to an on-motherboard video card? help plz
 

Answer:question on switching installed video card and thse form an on-motherboard video card

8 more replies
Relevance 60.68%

I am building a new system with a P4, 423 pin, 1.8 processor. I want to use a motherboard that supports SDRAM because I have the memory already. The problem I'm having is that there seems to be a new video board standard or design out switching the voltage of video boards from 3.3 volts to 1.5 volts.
I have a new visiontek GTS DRR 64mb AGP board already but I'm not sure if it is a 3.3 volt board or a 1.5 volt board or if I can change the voltage settings on the board by altering jumper settings on it.
So that's what I need help with. Also, where can I find a 1.5 volt board, who makes them, and what does a good board costs, or maybe I should think about buying RDRAM and keeping the VisionTek video board and using the motherboard that requires the RDRAM.
I wish manufactures would stop changes specs just to force us to buy multiple new devices when we don't need them.
Hey if you can help please do.
Thanks
Jim
 

Answer:video card help in building P4 system with 423 pins

9 more replies
Relevance 60.68%

Trying to access one of my hard drives resulted in My Computer locking up, and upon ending the process explorer seems to get shut down. Task manager wouldn't come up so I'm forced to reset. Also trying to play something in winamp resulted in a sound driver error, when it was working fine beforehand.

I'm currently running Avast and MalwareBytes, and will keep this topic updated, I hope I can fix this....

If anyone has any input please share.

*EDIT*

I'm hoping this was just a random fluke and I'm being paranoid about nothing. Both MalwareBytes and Avast have come up with absolutely nothing on my main drive, though I'm still scanning my backup drive.

*EDIT*

Weird, all those problems stopped on their own, guess it was just a fluke.
 

More replies
Relevance 60.68%

Right, so my mother has had quite an issue with her computer for a long time. I never use the PC, so I haven't been able to actually experience all the symptoms. I believe she has a virus. And these are the symptoms I've experienced.
 
- Random freezing and crashing.
- Computer refuses to install Windows Updates. Even something as little as 1.0mb
- Couldn't install anti-virus software as if something was blocking it from finalizing the process.
- Avast anti-virus scans hangs on one thing indefinitely as if something is stopping it on purpose
 
I have tried using Malware Bytes to scan for anything but to no avail. And the avast just refuses to work.
 
This is what the DDS.txt has found.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16476  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Alicia at 12:21:21 on 2014-08-04
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2999.1266 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {641105E6-77ED-3F35-A304-765193BCB75F}
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131-94903A54AD8B}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {ACCC9CA4-9C28-93C8-4B81-AFE241D3E736}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {DF70E402-51D7-30BB-99B4-4D23E83BFDE2}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaun... Read more

Answer:Not sure what's going on; details inside

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.IMPORTANTIf you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number).===Download the version of this tool for your operating system.Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (64 bit)Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (32 bit)and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.The first t... Read more

9 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

I want to know if this motherboard has a built-in video card for my monitor. (ie. I will not need a video card).

ASUS "K8N" NVIDIA nForce3 Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 754 CPU -RETAIL

Specifications:
Supported CPU: AMD Athlon 64 / Sempron Processor
Chipset: NVIDIA nForce3 250
FSB: 800 MHz
RAM: 3x DIMM Supports DDR266/333/400 Max 3GB
Slots: 1x AGP 8X/4X, 5x PCI
Ports: 2x PS/2, 1x COM, 1x LPT, 8x USB2.0(Rear 4), 1xRJ45, Audio Ports
IDE: 2x ATA 133 up to 4 Devices
Onboard SATA/RAID: 2x SATA RAID with 0, 1, 0+1, JBOD
Onboard Audio: Realtek ALC850(8-Ch)
Onboard LAN: Built-in MAC with external PHY 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
Form Factor: ATX

- If I need a video-card, got any suggestions?

Thanks

Answer:First time building - does this mobo have video card built in?

I don't think it does, but even if it did, I would suggest you look to a AGP or PCIe card, most onboard video cards suck, and they steal your memory as well. If you have a 64mb intergrated graphics card and 512mb memory, that 512mb becomes 446mb.

What do you want to do with PC in terms of graphics?

9 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

Hey everybody!

I recently managed to get my computer loaded with a number of different viruses. To make a long story short, I downloaded/ran an .exe program that I later found out was full of viruses/keyloggers.

I ran a bunch of scans (Malwarebytes, Avast, McAfee, then after I uninstalled McAfee, Kaspersky. Now everything seems to be back to normal. It might just be me, but my computer still seems a tiny bit slower than it was before all this happened (I'd like to put emphasis on the possibility that it could just be me being cautious). I'm also not sure if there are any keyloggers left, so I would really appreciate it if you guys could look through my logs or not to see if I'm clean.

Known [previous?] Viruses: Right after I opened up that deadly .exe file, my links from the google results page started taking me to RANDOM pages, with nothing to do with what I searched for. Shortly after, EVERY program that I would open up would have a few "error messages" before it, with just little pop up windows saying "Error C:/blahblah", and only after I exited out of 2 or 3 of those, would the program would open.
Also, I ran a virus scan the a couple nights back after I infected my computer, and when I looked at it in the morning, "Windows Police Pro" was up. Knowing this was a fake program, I closed out of it and deleted it via HKEYblah, and the task manager (and I also deleted the WPP files on my local disk). Next morning, it was back aga... Read more

Answer:I think I have a keylogger (Details inside!)

Please disregard this post. I've found help elsewhere.
 

1 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

I get "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown"
I've never seen it before because i'm usually away from the computer when it happens, possibly it does this when in sleep mode.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 4105

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 3b
BCP1: 00000000C0000005
BCP2: FFFFF880072A6817
BCP3: FFFFF880099D2900
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\101812-12246-01.dmp
C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-13915-0.sysdata.xml

Feel free to ask questions.

Attachment includes Information with SF Diagnostic Tool.

Answer:BSOD Details Inside!

Your graphics driver caused both the BSODs update it:
Name AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series
fffff880`07216000 fffff880`07a27000 atikmdag Fri Nov 26 03:46:44 2010 (4CEF1F94)

Also do the following:
Install SP1
Uninstall Daemon Tools

Update the following drivers:
AMD High Definition Audio Device
fffff880`07ca0000 fffff880`07cc0000 AtihdW76 Wed Nov 17 13:02:04 2010 (4CE3C43C)

Realtek High Definition Audio
fffff880`094e7000 fffff880`09757c00 RTKVHD64 Tue Nov 23 11:14:08 2010 (4CEB93F0)

Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
fffff880`07b85000 fffff880`07bf5000 Rt64win7 Mon Mar 21 14:20:32 2011 (4D8750A0)

4 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

Ok here s the deal: (windows vista)

I pressed CTRL+ALt+DL and in "processes" i accidentally shut down "explorer.exe"

Now im a PC noob so i pressed the 5sec OFF bottom because i did not know how to fix it.

I restart the PC and it starts to the UserScreen, then it stops

I can hover the mouse but i cannot click to the pic of the actual User, to login.

But i can start in safe mode.


Help greatly appreciated !!!

Answer:pc does not start up - details inside

50 views ? cmon ppl im screwed here :(

2 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

Hi there,

I've been getting a bluescreen for the past week at very random occasions and would like to solve this problem rolleyes

Bluescreen info:
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Tech info
Stop: 0x0000000A,0x00000004,0x00000002,0x0000000,0x804EC541

PC-Configuration:
Software:
Operating System: Windows XP Pro SP2
Anti-Virus: Kaspersky 6.0.1.411
Firewall: Router integrated NAT firewall. Windows Firewall disabled.

Hardware:
MSI-PT890 Neo Motherboard
Pentium D 925 "Presler" Processor
Gainward Bliss 7600 GT PCX Graphics Card
Kingston DDR-2 533 RAM
Two IDE Harddrives, with one having the OS on it. 80gb,160gb (os)
One SATA Harddrive 250gb
Netgear 614v3 Router

This hardware configuration is about a month old.

Description of Problem:
About once every two days my computer crashes without any apparent reason. Sofar I've noted it doesn't relate to any specific application being run.
The Bluescreen says something about new hardware/software. I haven't installed any new hardware recently and not any noteworthy new software.

Thanks for the help in advance
 

Answer:Bluescreen - Details inside

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Fixing that sucks. Try a repair install, I think that might fix it.
 

3 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

my problem is : when im online i keep getting this window opening and then closing right away in the task bar, i play multiplayer games and this little window opening is affecting the online play and i also noticed that sometimes the color brightness is changed (in the game not the computer itself)without me doing it .i did virus scan (clean),trendmicro.com scan from there (clean) and pandasoftware (clean)ohh almost forgot ad-aware scan .i just dont know .and if anyone can help me get rid of AOL everything from my computer would be great also i cant get rid of it all.i will be looking forward to seeing an e-mail from you, thanks.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:06:07 AM, on 11/17/2005Platform: 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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Tech\Wheel Mouse\5.0\MOUSE32A.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXEC:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exeC:\PROGRA~1\... Read more

Answer:Virus... Not Really Sure *details Inside*

Hi and Welcome to bleeping computer!! My name is David Please do both of the following before we start if possible!:1) Please print off these intructions - they will be needed later when internet access is not available.2) Save these instructions in word/notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found for the same reasons as above.There is a bit to do on the log - i can almost guaruntee ewido will remove something - it's also a good free tool to keep in your arsenal! Please download ewido security suite it is a free version of the program.Install ewido security suiteWhen installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck.Install background guardInstall scan via context menuLaunch ewido, there should be an icon on your desktop, double-click it.The program will now open to the main screen.When you run ewido for the first time, you may get a warning "Database could not be found!". Click OK. We will fix this in a moment.
You will need to update ewido to the latest definition files.On the left hand side of the main screen click update.Then click on Start Update.The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
(the status bar at the bottom will display ("Update successful") If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update ewido.ewido manual updatesOnce the updates are installed do the following:Click on scannerClick on Complete System Scan and the scan wil... Read more

1 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

Ok well before I start off, I'd like to say that I have cleared the main annoyances of my problem. I registered here because I still think, however, that I am vulnerable to attacks. The firewall within Spy Sweeper is still picking up and blocking things.

The problem I had before included many different trojans and spyware, that got wrapped into a single download my sister got. Apparently she doesn't know not to open 21kb .exe files...

The precautions I've taken so far were as follows:
1. Turned off my internet, I knew a trojan would likely redownload itself until all of its virus and spyware files were removed. I put my internet back on when I thought this was the case.

2. Did a scan with AVG Anti-Virus Free, and it was unable to remove most of what it found... What remained, I was able to delete by finding manually with the help of the AVG logs. (Details about viruses will be below)

3. Did a scan with WebRoot Spy Sweeper, it found a lot of things and got rid of them. (Details about this will be below)

4. Found some IE plugins that didn't belong with the Spy Sweeper's Browser Helper Objects section and removed them. For the first time after doing that, I finally stopped having a hijacked homepage.

Anyway, the problems were as follows:
1. Homepage was jacked by one of a million different "your pc is insecure" programs that tried to sell me on scams. This one took me to uptodateprotection(dot)com (don't want to make a link), as well as syssecurityp... Read more

Answer:HJT Log and lots of details inside.

It won't allow me to edit this so I'm just going to post.

I have a quick update. I'm still experiencing every bit of the winlogon.exe errors, I've gotten what appears to be memory errors, a blue screen, and the send error report type errors when starting up the PC just now.

Additionally, 2 more of the places my firewall has blocked are 216.80.7.64 and "OWNUSA(dot)INFO" (used caps).

4 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

Hey all, very frustrated here, any help would be brilliant.



If need anything else ill do my best.

John

Answer:Several BSOD all different, details inside.

Hello JT and welcome to Sevenforums!

To be able to help you we'll need a little more information on a few things. Please read the below tutorial, to figure how to make a complete post. By that, we're able to investigate your crashes to the end. If you're having any questions just ask us.

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Thank you for you attention!
Frederik.

9 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

First off, I have a Windows Premium Home Vista One, 32bit.

My computer was acting up and had frequent random shutdowns, so I decided to do the system recovery and restore it to factory settings. Everything was going great, I was putting all my files back into the computer when the frequent crahses started coming up. They would either come up after I tried rebooting the computer or about 5 minutes after I'm logged in and everything. It's where the blue screen comes up and usually either of these messages comes up with of course other text:

IRQL_Not_Less_Or_Equal

or

Bad_Pool_Caller

I heard it somehing to do with my drive or something, I'd appreciate any insight and help on this recurring issue. I'm really not that great with computers.

Thanks!
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?
- the original installed OS on the system? YES
- an OEM or full retail version? - OEM = came pre-installed on system - Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer
- What is the age of system (hardware)? 4 years old
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) 5 years old

Answer:Help with crashes, more details inside

Welcome
You had the Blue Screen of Death, not a good thing. But we can help
Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

6 more replies
Relevance 60.27%

Trying to access one of my hard drives resulted in My Computer locking up, and upon ending the process explorer seems to get shut down. Task manager wouldn't come up so I'm forced to reset. Also trying to play something in winamp resulted in a sound driver error, when it was working fine beforehand.

I'm currently running Avast and MalwareBytes, and will keep this topic updated, I hope I can fix this....

If anyone has any input please share.

*EDIT*

Whoops! Didn't see the Security & Malware Removal forum until after I posted, I posted this there, this topic can be deleted.
 

More replies
Relevance 60.27%

Accidentally posted twice. Please view the other thread of the same name!
Sorry about that.
 

Answer:I think I have a keylogger (Details inside!)

Not a problem. Please respond to the other thread here: http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=858493

Closing this one.
 

1 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

First I was getting continues bsod and I figure out that maybe because I OC my CPU so I reset my bios to normal and my system work for long time without bsod.

Then it occurred later twice one after updating my nvidia driver to 320.18 a week ago so I figured maybe FireFox problem with the new nvidia driver so I unchecked option "use hardware acceleration when available" and there was no bsod for a week, today it occurred after start my system for just few minutes !!

? OS - Windows 7
? x86 x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7 64bit sp1
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? retail
? Age of system (hardware) 3 years
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? reinstalled but I dont remember when.

? CPU: i7 860
? Video Card: 460 gtx
? MotherBoard: Biostar i55
? Power Supply - brand & wattage: Cooler Master 850W Pro

? System Manufacturer: N/A
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom): Desktop PC

Thanks

Answer:bsod (full details inside)

Hi -

The 2 dumps in the zip are from February snd show the overclock -

Code:
BiosReleaseDate = 06/02/2010
SystemManufacturer = BIOSTAR Group
SystemProductName = TPower I55
MaxSpeed: 2800
CurrentSpeed: 3050
We need current dumps.

Run - http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ed-473665.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

`

8 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

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

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

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

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

I try swapping out

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

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

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

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

Truly appreciate any help and suggestions
thnx
 

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

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

Good luck.

Kilowatt

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

3 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Hello, there i hope you guys can work if not then maybe lead to where i can get help.
So after about leaving my computer on for more than 3 or 4 days on. I will start to get some weird issues. I decided i would go to event viewer to check it out. I keep getting event ID 2001 about twice every minute nonstop.
Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-PerfDisk
Date: 7/5/2011 10:24:44
Event ID: 2001
Task Category: None
Level: Warning
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: ChrisDesktop-PC
Description:
Unable to read performance data for the Disk performance counters.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-PerfDisk" Guid="{7F9D83DE-8ABB-457F-98E8-4AD161449ECC}" EventSourceName="PerfDisk" />
<EventID Qualifiers="32768">2001</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>3</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-07-05T17:24:44.000000000Z" />
<EventRecordID>26125</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
<Channel>Application</Channel>
<Computer>ChrisDesktop-PC</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
<EventData>
<Binary>AA050000</Binary>
</EventData>
</E... Read more

Answer:Event ID 2001 help details inside

6 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Hey guys! Was sup, I am back after like couple years. How's things going? Well I haven't posted in a while and I need some help.

This is the laptop that I have. http://us.acer.com/acereuro/page9.do?dau34.oid=11650&UserCtxParam=0&GroupCtxParam=0&dctx1=25&CountryISOCtxParam=US&LanguageISOCtxParam=en&crc=2321137947

I want to buy it some RAM, but I am not sure if it will work and what PIN to get. I am browsing through new egg and found this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820221121

It says on the site that my laptop can use the DDR2 400mhz speed but I just want to make sure that it is going to work. You guys mind helping me look around to find the exact details on my laptop? Btw, I have installed 256 in one slot.

Thanks guys,
Ryuduo
 

Answer:Laptop Memory [Details Inside]

Crucial Details on what your machine uses: http://www.crucial.com/store/listparts.asp?Mfr%2BProductline=Acer%2BAspire+Notebooks&mfr=Acer&tabid=AM&model=Aspire+3610+Series&submit=Go
 

3 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

This error message appears after Windows XP tries to load.

"Stop: c000021a {Fatal System Error}
The Windows Logon Process system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc0000135 (0x00000000 0x00000000).
The system has been shut down."

I've tried rebooting in Safe Mode and Debugging mode. This message still appears. I've tried cleaning the inside, dusting it, putting a fan at it, and plugging it into different power sources. Still won't work.

I recently cleaned out a few viruses (VBS Solow and its variants), and this occurred after turning the computer on a few hours later.

Any help would be appreciated greatly.
 

Answer:System won't boot.. (more details inside)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;156669
 

5 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Having a TON of problems with popup ads here the last week or so.

Seems to be OuterInfo and SetTheTrend or something majorly.

Sometimes I'll get a Visual C++ buffer overrun error which shuts down my desktop (goes blank) and forces a reboot.

Getting this error on startup also, if it matters:
c:\windows\system32\ddayv.exe (errors with path/registry/etc)

Running WindowsXP (w/ all updates) and AVG (paid edition).

Here are the logs:

[Panda Active SCAN]:

Incident Status Location
Spyware:spyware/virtumonde Not disinfected Windows Registry
Spyware:Cookie/YieldManager Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt ... Read more

Answer:Logs/Reports, Please Help When Available! -details inside-

*bump*

Still looking for assistance. Thanks!

8 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Okay well the problem is my computer keeps freezing while I play games, directx games to be in specific but i havnt played any non direct x games.

Games I've played NBA live 2005, War3, CS:S, i never seem to freeze playing CS:S so it could be something else.

Another thing that could be taken note as that when I turn on my computer, my comp will freeze when it tests the memory in bios. Like it won't even say 'xxx OK' it'll just freeze. Then I restart and then it'll do it, but this is only sometimes, and ussaully always happens after I freeze during gameplay and have to restart.

I've tried formatting, and it didn't work, I've also tried uninstalling my firewire card that I installed recently which I thought was causing the problem, didn't help either. So anyone got any clues? I ran memtest on 700mb of my 1gb ram and all seems okay.

I've attached my DXDiag if you want to take a look at my system specs.
 

Answer:My Comp is unstable please help details inside

Sounds like a hardware problem. Bad memory or motherboard. Do you have more than one stick of RAM? If so try running the computer with just one. Some motherboards are picky about which brand and type of RAM you use.
 

5 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Field Value
Motherboard Properties
Motherboard ID 62-0524-001131-00101111-040201-VIA_K7$KM266_MS8158EC SERIES 05/24/2004
Motherboard Name Matsonic MS8158D/E

Front Side Bus Properties
Bus Type DEC Alpha EV6
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 100 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 200 MHz
Bandwidth 1600 MB/s

Memory Bus Properties
Bus Type DDR SDRAM
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 133 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 267 MHz
Bandwidth 2133 MB/s

Chipset Bus Properties
Bus Type VIA V-Link
Bus Width 8-bit
Real Clock 67 MHz (QDR)
Effective Clock 267 MHz
Bandwidth 267 MB/s

Motherboard Physical Info
CPU Sockets/Slots 1
Expansion Slots 2 PCI, 1 AGP
RAM Slots 2 DIMM
Integrated Devices Audio, Video, LAN
Form Factor Micro ATX
Motherboard Size 190 mm x 240 mm
Motherboard Chipset KM266

Motherboard Manufacturer
Company Name Matsonic, Inc.
Product Information http://www.matsonic.com/new/product_intel.htm
BIOS Download http://www.matsonic.com/new/download_intel.htm
Click to expand...

I currently already has 2 hard disks, wanting to purchase another one online. Firstly, its a SATA hard disk, so im not sure if my MB supports only IDE, or SATA.

Secondly, is there any other compatibility issue apart from IDE/SATA? Looking for a 400gb Internal Hard disk.

Key Features:

Size: 3.5 inches
Capacities: 400 GB
Speed: 7,200 RPM
Interfaces: SATA 1.5 GB/s
ATA-133
Seek Time: 8.5 ms

Detailed information in a pdf file can be found here :

http://www.hitachigst.com/tech/techlib.nsf/techdocs/073BA9EA10DAACCD86256E46005C5B... Read more

Answer:Not sure if my MB supports IDE/SATA. Details of MB inside

8 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

But first, you must answer my question.Whats wrong with my computer speakers?Why cant I get sound from them? I tried the help topic about speakers not working. They are also set up correctly. Is my motherboard screwed up? I did have a new power supply put in recently (by pros) so I consider that a possability.

Answer:Sex, porn etc. Details inside topic

Is your sound onboard or is it PCI or USB?

2 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

I have a GF8200a mobo.
I bought some ram a while back and recently one of the sticks kinda stopped working so I sent for a replacement. During that time I had 3 1 gig sticks of ram in this mother board working fine. Today I got my replacement stick from kingston and I put it in the 4th slot and went to boot the computer. It would start up but no display on the screen and none of my usb hardware (mouse keyboard) would come on. I removed the stick went back to my old configuration and got the same issue. Finally I started changing how many sticks I had in what configuration and found that if I had only 2 sticks in the computer would start fine no matter which 2 sticks were in. But as soon as I go to add a 3rd stick of RAM no matter which stick it is I would get the same issue as above. Computer starts but no display or USB.

What could this problem be.
 

Answer:RAM installation issue. Details inside.

What OS are you using?
 

2 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Hi There Great site here Hoping i can get some advice on a unknown probelm .Having problems with IE random popups, redirected searches (although not all the time?)Have run AVG9 and Ccleaner which have found nothing . AVG does report that it has found an infection from time to time whilst browsing but doesn't report anything in scans.Any help would be greatly appreciated Many thanks DazLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 14:01:55, on 20/07/2010Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exeC:\Windows\System32\wpcumi.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exeC:\Program Files\DAP\DAP.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.EXEC:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\HpqToaster.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exeC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HiJackT... Read more

Answer:Unknown infection details inside

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We 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.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The ap... Read more

18 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

My OS is Windows 8
I use Google Chrome as my default browser but this problem persists with Firefox and IE as well. As of right now facebook.com, twitter.com, and twitch.tv will not load at all. The worst of it all is these are the three sites that I most commonly use. I was able to use all of them perfectly fine last night before i went to bed, and now they will not load at all, while other sites load perfectly fine. When i run a ping test through the CMD prompt for these sites

Here are some troubleshooting tips I have tried already:
Check if theirs a browser update (none needed)
Clear cache, cookies, history, etc...
Run a malware scan (0 threats detected)
Run a Virus scan (o threats detected)
Try opening page while using https instead of http
Flush DNS through CMD prompt
Once again only these select few websites wont load while all others work perfectly fine..
Any help or ideas are greatly appreciated. This has been going on for nearly 3 hours now.
 

Answer:Cant open a few websites. DETAILS INSIDE

That is almost certainly an ISP problem
several US ISPs appear to be having network difficulties today and it is likely that they are all using the same routing
Facebook and Twitter are definitely affected from many locations
All you can do is wait for it to clear up
 

1 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Hello,

A little background:

Around a year ago I had signed up for Private Internet Access, which installs the TAP9 driver (OpenVPN I believe). I started to get blue screens on my machine (Win7 Ultimate x64), so I installed it on a 2nd Windows machine (identical OS). Same thing. As soon as I started the VPN, blue screen. I installed VirtualBox VM software, same thing on both machines. After trying various things, I ended up sending the motherboard back to ASRock (It was a Z87 Professional). They found nothing wrong, but I ended up doing a fresh install of Win7 and everything was great for about a year. Then I started having machine lockups and found out that my SSDs (Samsung 840 EVOs) were victim to the slowdowns that a lot of people were complaining about. I tried upgrading the firmware and running their "fix", then the blue screens started to happen again, this time at random times. Removed the drives, did a fresh install onto some WD Black drives, and everything was working fine. I thought the motherboard had finally crapped out as even with the onboard LAN ports, the network icon would end up with a yellow exclamation mark after about 5 minutes of usage. I had to use an add-on card to get it to work, so I decided to just build a pretty much brand new system.

I just built it today:
ASRock Extreme6/ac / Intel i7-5930K (brand new)
32Gb G.skill DDR4 (new)
Samsung 850 Pro (apparently these drives did not have the same problems as the 840s) (new) ... Read more

Answer:BSOD After connecting to VPN (details inside)

No one has any ideas either? I am stumped myself how this could happen. I tried connecting to a different router but with the same effect last night. Of course it's going through my FIOS router, but it kind of has to. I might try enabling the onboard Wi-Fi tonight and connecting via my phone's hotspot, I'm that much out of ideas.

1 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

So, my laptop has been freezing. But not exactly randomly. I can run AIM for roughly 5-10min without a freeze-up (aka, nothing works/opens, but I can still move the mouse). OR I can open up firefox and it will run no problems on about half of the sites/forums I usually browse. And lastly, I have tried to scan the computer several times, but it freezes up almost exactly halfway through (three times now), and then I can press the "Quarantine" button and it will freeze again halfway through deleting what's there (just tracking cookies).

I'm one of those people with a secondary computer, one for gaming, one for everything else. My laptop is that everything else computer, and it's quite annoying having to alt-tab out of my precious games. Worst case, I may resort to re-formatting.

If you need anymore information, I'd be happy to give it. I don't know the exact specs of the computer, as I really never cared what they were, being my secondary computer, and I can't open the system info without it freezing, so I did the best I could copying specs from a website then changing what I remembered. But it's a Dell Inspiron 1501, and you can look it up yourself if the below specs isn't enough information, or I might be able to help out.

Specs
* AMD Sempron 3500+ (1.8GHz/512Kb)
* 15.4" Ultrasharp WXGA display
* 1GB DDR2 SDRAM 533MHz (1 DIMM)
* ATI Xpress 1150 256MB HyperMemory (Integrated graphics)
* 60GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Dr... Read more

Answer:Laptop keeps freezing, details inside

You may have a corrupted or bad hard drive
 

10 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

I'm posting this from safe mode w/ networking as I don't know where else to turn.
I did a sfc scan and it stopped at 57% and I followed online instructions to obtain the sfc.txt. Here are the files unable to be fixed. The 2 corrupted are bcdedit.exe and wucltux.dll

Another thing to note. I've had this Lenovo y580 laptop for about a month and a half now and I've had to use "one key recovery" to wipe everything about 3 times. This thing will work fine for like 2 weeks then out of nowhere all these error messages and applications will start crashing. The HDD and memory health is fine from all scans from lenovo support they performed.

I only have warranty for hardware and I've been on the phone w/ them about a dozen times total. Now they want me to do a clean install by sending in recovery disks which would cost $60. Software warranty is extra $ which I'm very tight on. If I could manually try to fix this it'd be a godsend. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks. I also use MSE and malwarebytes so don't think its a virus it must be a flaw in the system. Thanks very much

Answer:SFC Details inside. How do I fix these corrupted files?

Hello JJ, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Here's a clean copy of those files from my system in the ZIP file below. After you extract (drag and drop) them from the ZIP file to your desktop and unblock them, the TIP box below will explain how to replace them in your C:\Windows\System32 folder.



   Tip
You will need to take ownership and set permissions to "Allow" your account "Full Control" of the original file in your current installation before you will be allowed to replace it with the extracted copy.

If the system file is in use and you are unable to replace it with the extracted copy, then: Open a Command Prompt at boot.
Do steps 4B to 4D in this tutorial first to verify the drive letter of your Windows 7 drive. It's not always C: at boot.
Type in the command below to copy and replace the original file with the extracted replacement file.
Copy /Y "full path of extracted replacement file" "full path of original Windows 7 system file"
For example:
If the extracted replacement uDWM.DLL is on my desktop, then I would use type this in the command prompt at boot and press enter.

Copy /Y "C:\Users\User-name\Desktop\uDWM.dll" "C:\Windows\System32\uDWM.dll"




Hope this helps,
Shawn

6 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Hey guys. I currently have AVG Free Edition 8.0 installed on my computer and my lastest can, which was last night, came up with multiple infections.

Details of My Computer:
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
My account is an administator account
AV/AS Program is AVG Free Edition

After AVG detect the infections and attempted to clean the infections, it prompted me to reboot. After reboot the infections re-appeared. I downloaded and installed SpyBot and ran its scan and Immunized my computer but the problem still exists. I seemed to have opened up a hornets nest I guess.

These are the infections AVG is picking up:
Worm/Generic.VSI
PSW/Generic6.BFVH
Dropper.Generic.AINC
Win32/Heur

These infections seem to be infecting my .dll's and .exe's as AVG reports.

-HiJackThis LOG-
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:38:10 PM, on 3/8/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18372)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG... Read more

Answer:Multiple Infections - Details inside

I will be posting some updated logs but I will still need some help as it seems no matter what scanner I use, the virus still comes back after reboot.
 

1 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

Alright, I am using Windows Vista.

Since about three days ago I CANNOT logon into Msn Live Messenger nor the online Hotmail.com to check my e-mails.

It seems this problem also occurs when I try to buy things online like Ebay.

Msn Messenger gives me this error code: 80048820 (Extended: 80048439)

I tried all the suggest things in the Help Topic. Nothing worked.

The last suggestion is to :"Reregister the SSL security libraries"

In Windows Vista, click the Start button, and then click in the Start Search box.
Type each of the following commands, and then press ENTER. After each command is executed successfully, you will receive a "DllRegisterServer succeeded" message. Wait until you receive this message before continuing to the next command.

* REGSVR32 softpub.dll
* REGSVR32 wintrust.dll
* REGSVR32 initpki.dll
* REGSVR32 Rsaenh.dll
* REGSVR32 Mssip32.dll
* REGSVR32 Cryptdlg.dll
* REGSVR32 Dssenh.dll
* REGSVR32 Gpkcsp.dll
* REGSVR32 Slbcsp.dll
* REGSVR32 Sccbase.dll

Click to expand...

When I enter about half of the entries I get an error(The ones in bold):

So should I re-download the missing stuff? I don't understand wintrust because I redownloaded another one and it still doesn't work.

I really need help, hope I was clear enough.

P.S Googling the error code is a waste of time -_-
 

Answer:Problem with MSN on Vista(Details inside)

6 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

hi all. i've a big problem. my internet goes slow after a few minutes i opened it.
first i updated my programs and then restarted with safe mode. made a full scan with ad-aware and delete all the files that were founded. then made a scan with AVG anti-virus.here the results of it:
http://img384.imageshack.us/img384/3...rint0513gt.jpg

then i opened ewido and scanned with it too.
---------------------------------------------------------
ewido anti-malware - Scan report
---------------------------------------------------------

+ Created on: 18:25:10, 11.05.2006
+ Report-Checksum: 128418D2

+ Scan result:

[232] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ovxejfcb.dll -> Proxy.Agent.jz : Cleaned with backup
C:\Documents and Settings\ersin\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt -> TrackingCookie.Specificclick : Cleaned with backup
C:\Documents and Settings\ersin\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt -> TrackingCookie.2o7 : Cleaned with backup
C:\Documents and Settings\ersin\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt -> TrackingCookie.Tacoda : Cleaned with backup
C:\Documents and Settings\ersin\Local Settings\Temp\dmx8.tmp -> Worm.Locksky.ao : Cleaned with backup
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fdconfig.dll -> Adware.Virtumonde : Cleaned with backup
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mljgf.dll -> Adware.Virtumonde : Cleaned with backup
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ovxejfcb.dll -> Proxy.Agent.jz : Cleaned with backup
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Service.exe -> Proxy.800 : Cleaned with backup
C:\WIND... Read more

Answer:fdconfig.dll and more problems, details inside.

nobody? please i really need your help

4 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

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

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

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

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

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

10 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

I need help.. when i was running a radeon 9250 256 onboard ( it doesnt have vertex 3.0 ) i was getting decent framerates.. then i installed a bfg tech nvidea 6200 256 onboard card.. and my framerates were okay.. after a little bit of play.... My graphics are slowing down.. way down,... im getting like 2 fps in wow.. And I can barley even play Hell of Sands falling game ( a flash game... ).. I need some help and some direction...

anyone willing to spend the time to help me it will be greatly appriciated.
 

Answer:My Graphics are Fawked!.. Help.. More details inside.

Did you uninstall the previous cards drivers ? You could also try uninstalling and re-installing the new cards drivers.Also make sure the graphics card your using is selected as the default device.
I imagine you have enough RAM to not be causing problems.
You could also try installing the latest version of Nvidia Physx from their website.
 

3 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

ok, 3 days ago my computer was working completely fine. that night i downloaded a zip file for a video. the next morning my comp told me that i needed to install "important updates" [which i think was just the windows sp2] and when the computer restarted i needed to install the latest version of java so i let that install and update.

then after all the updates were installed my computer started acting weird. i couldnt open pages like myspace.com, socialvibe.com, or my online school which is flvs.net, i also can't open pages where there are multiple images. i've tried to uninstall everything that updated so it was back to the way it was, but my browsers are unable to download and they're still unable to open myspace and the other sites. i use opera as my main browser, firefox when opera doesn't work, and chrome as my last resort. but i also have safari and IE installed but im unable to use them

i've tried to do a system restore to 3 days ago but it says the only restore point was 8/24/09 at 10:24 am, so that wont work.

so is there a way to make my computer work normally again? all i really want is to be able to download again and open the webpages b/c i REALLY REALLY need my school page to open any help will be much appriciated
 

Answer:i need help. theres a couple problems. [details inside]

16 more replies
Relevance 59.45%

HP Pavilion AMD Athalon XP 2600+ - 512MB RAM
Defrag/Virus, Spyware, Malware, hard-drive cleanup helped. Still symptoms of infected PC. Simple processes taking up alot of CPU usage. HD Clicking was occurring, was able to minimize occurence, if not stop it entirely.

Need some help figuring out where this machine is being bogged down. Any help would be appreciated!

HJT posted below.
 

Answer:HP Running Slow lately - Details Inside

HJT Log
 

1 more replies
Relevance 59.04%

Well i am building a computer, put all the parts together and i get no video out. I recently sent back the motherboard and processor to see if they were the problem, but now i still have the same problem. When i turn on the computer i see everything power on but i get no video out at all, does anyone know what could be the problem.

Yes the cpu is properly in
yes the video card is properly seated
yes the monitor has power
 

Answer:No Video Out (Building Computer)

...hate to state the obvious but did you send back the video card to see if it was the problem..?
 

4 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

Dell Desktop Computer
date of purchase Jan 2011
Windows 7 Home premium Service Pack 1 64 bit OEM (original install)
Model: Studio XPS 7100
5.9 windows rating
Processor: AMD Phenom II X6 1045T Processor 2.7 GHz
8 GB of ram
AMD Radeon HD 6670 (brand new)

Tech guy at work suspected the video card. We replaced it with a new one and it still BSOD'ed

Initially when I am about to BSOD my display's will turn off. This is why we replaced the video card. Sometimes they come back on and I can proceed as normal, however when the audio cuts out I know it will then BSOD.

Once the audio cuts out or freezes on a note the BSOD will occur in about 10-seconds.

Thanks in advance dear gurus for all your help and consideration.

-Nick

Answer:BSOD - Crashes randomly about once per day.. details inside

Security Software: ??? Make sure to install security software. I recommend either of these:Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows coupled with Malwarebytes. Do not start the free trial of Malwarebytes. Just use the standalone version, update it, and scan your computer once a week with Malwarebytes and with Microsoft Security Essentials.

Good and Free system security combination.

After installing your security software, update it, and then run full scans today with each program. Report back the results of the scans.
Crashes are DirectX/graphics card related. DirectX comes installed with Windows, so this may indicate Windows corruption. It may also be that you have corrupted drivers or a graphics card hardware problem.
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Check Windows for corruption. Run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker up to three times to fix all errors with a restart in between each. Post back if it continues to show errors after a fourth run or if the first run comes back with no integrity violations. Use OPTION THREE of SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to provide us with the sfcdetails.txt file if errors occur.
Follow the steps for Diagnosing basic problems with DirectX. To re-install your display card drivers as outlined in the DirectX link, use the following steps.
Download the drivers you want for your display card(s)
Click Start Menu
Click Control Panel
Click Uninstall a program
For AMD:Uninstall AMD Catal... Read more

3 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate

Processor: Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3400+ 1.80 GHz
Installed Memory(RAM): 2.50GB (2.37GB usable)
System Type: 32-bit Operating System

Direct X Version: Direct X 11

Dxdiag Dispay tab:

Name: ATI Radeon Xpress Series
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Chip Type: ATI Radeon Xpress Series (0x5975)
DAC Type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
Approx. Total Memory: 1086 MB
Current Display Mode: 1280 x 800 (32bit) (59Hz)
Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor
WHQL Logo'd: No
DDI Version: 9Ex
Driver Model: WDDM 1.0

DirectDraw Acceleration: Enabled
Direct3D Acceleration: Enabled
AGP Texture Acceleration: Enabled
Screen Resolution Properties:

Adapter Type: ATI Radeon Xpress Series
Total Available Graphics Memory: 1087 MB
Dedicated Video Memory: 128 MB
System Video Memory: 0 MB
Shared System Memory: 959 MB
System Rating ( Windows Experience Index):

Processor: 3.5
Memory(RAM): 4.6
Graphics: 2.2
Gaming Graphics: 3.2
Primary Hard Disk: 4.7
Tell me if I missed something important.
There was no problems on speed when I was running on Windows Vista.
The little lagging on games happened when I switched from Windows Vista(cause it sucks) to Windows 7.

Oh, and I also downloaded the auto detect driver downloader from ati.amd.com/support/driver.html. It says "You have the latest Driver version for your system".

Am I missing any updates?

Should I go back to Vista *cough* and reinstall everything again to make my computer fast again?

Can I do anything that ... Read more

More replies
Relevance 58.63%

There is a lot of stuff going on with this computer right now...
-It is running really slow
-internet explorer has all these errors
-pop-ups
-internet explorer will open hundreds of windows until I turn off computer.
-always just acting up like something is wrong.
-there was vundo previously, got it all fixed, computer was never the same
Hijack Log Below

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:08, on 2009-07-04
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18248)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPStart.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP QuickTouch\HPKBDAPP.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\HpqSRmon.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio Creator 2009\5.0\CPMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box\GoogleQuickSearchBox.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\Sony Picture Utility\PMBCore\SPUVolumeWatcher.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10b.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Mic... Read more

Answer:Many Problems..Full Details Inside...HJT Log Included

7 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

Okay, so I sort of solved this issue, I think, but I don't have any clue why it happened. Which is why I'm posting this.

First, I booted my computer, it got past the bios setup but then the boot screen was very dark, blackened, if you will. Then it didn't load into windows, just a black screen. The monitor light was still on. It would not boot into safe mode.
No recent hardware changes have been made.

I then press the reset button. Goes through boot up, except this time at the windows boot screen, it shows it fine. But, it goes to a blank screen again before entering windows.

Okay, so I'm lost, I reset the bios, I then make sure everything is plugged in. I unplug my power cord, hold the power button down for 30 seconds. I do everything I can think of if it's hardware issue. Same problem occurs.

Finally I run the XP repair. I reboot and it works.

Did XP repair fix the issue, or is it a coincidence? What made the problem happen in the first place? And, have any of you heard of this issue before?

I appreciate all your help.

Answer:Weird boot up issue (details inside)

Im not trying to be funny, but... Are you still having this problem? If you fixed it then what are we trying to help you with? I mean its a Windows PC, sometimes this happens. This has happend to my PC and a cold boot or pressing reset is all it needed and it was fine. Now, if it hapens every time thats another story.

Regarding the Windows screen coming up, and then a few moments of a black screen before the login prompt or desktop display, that is a normal function. Nothing to fix there.

3 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

I recently lost over 500 episode of anime (about 100 gbs of info on my External Hard Drive). My DivX player (like Real Player) wasn't working so I downloaded it again and reinstalled it in the same place. It asked "Would you like to save over repeating files?" or something along those lines and i clicked "Yes to All". Somehow it deleted all of my anime episodes in the folders and now i really need help. Would anyone happen to know a software that is free i can use to get it all back, i am really pissed and i cant find anything without paying from 40$ and up... I need to find a free recovery program that will recover up to 100gb of info. Please help!

Oh yeah and if anyone knows any alternate ways to fix this please tell me that as well.

Thanks.
 

Answer:I need to Restore Lost files---Details inside, please help.

You can use EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard. It's not free but I think it worth to try. You can use the demo first.
 

3 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

OK, firstly I'm not sure If I posted this in the right topic. But I tried. Anyway, my computers sound works fine (so I don't want many people saying things like "turn your speakers on" or "check the volume") because I can listen to downloaded media and itunes/windows media player. The problem is when I got to websites like youtube, and myspace. I can watch videos but no sound plays for either. Its getting quite annoying.

Answer:Sound not working for internet. Details Inside

bump, anyone?

2 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

Hey guys... I really haven't had this problem before. My internet is very good - DSL. For the last 2 days, it's been running VERY slowly - it's been taking one minute or more to load every webpage. Downloads that have went 140kb/s are now going 500bytes - 2kb/s. My Google customized homepage takes 2 minutes to load I've run a spyware/adware scan, and it's still not working. I really don't recall doing anything that might have caused this.

I am running Windows XP.

I WOULD post a hijack this scan, but the download goes SO slow, and in the middle of the download I get the following error message:
---------------------
Internet Explorer cannot download hijackthis.zip from downloads.subratam.org [or other download source]

An unexpected error has occurred.
---------------------

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
 

Answer:Internet Running VERY Slowly - Details Inside

9 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

This was my previous topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/536604/service-host-local-systemservice-taking-too-much-memory/?p=3389049
I was instructed to make a new post here with the following information:
DDS:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16537 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.60.2
Run by Elliot at 23:04:44 on 2014-06-07
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro 6.2.9200.0.1252.1.1033.18.16367.10820 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AXSP\1.00.19\atkexComSvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AAHM\1.00.20\aaHMSvc.exe
C:\Program Files ... Read more

Answer:Continuation of a previous topic (details inside)

Hello and Welcome on board Smashbro29 ,my Name is Machiavelli and I will assist you with your problem.If you booted into safe mode on your computer then print my instructions!I'm in the 'Malware Staff Team' and will provide you with advice:To remove Malware on a computer can be very complicated. Malware (malicious software) is able to hide and so I may not be able to find it so easily. In order to remove Malware from you Computer, you need to follow my instructions carefully. Don't be worried if you don't know what to do. just ask me! Please stay in contact with me until the problem is fixed.Below are a few tips:Removing Malware is usually very difficult.We need to search and analyse a lot of files. As this is done in our free time, please be patient especially if I don't answer every day!Please follow these instructionsIf you don't follow the instructions your computer may crash. If you fix your PC by yourself, this can be very risky!Please stay in contact with me until your problem is resolvedAs Malware may not be totally removed in one session or in one day, please stay in contact with me until the problem is resolved.Please don't run any other tools without consulting with me as this can complicate finding and removing all MalwareDon't run any tools while I'm fixing your PC. That is counter productive and again, will only complicate finding and removing all Malware!Read my post completelyIf you don't do so, you may make mistakes that could result in your System crashing ... Read more

more replies
Relevance 58.63%

Okay everyone, I will post a quick history and get to down to business quickly.
 
I am usually a responsible adult in terms of computer protection, this time I wasn't. I stupidly downloaded and ran .exe files from applications-station trying to get free software and I regret it and I admit my stupidity.
I now have a problem with ad pop-ups in IE and Firefox(main browser), But more importantly I am worrid about other malware and possible key-loggers.
 
All help is greatly appreciated.
 
P.S. A full reset of FireFox seems to have rid of the pop-ups.
P.S.S. I will also post a MBAM log scan which I ran after the incident,it found ~60 potential threats. Maybe it will be of some use.
P.S.S.S. I see that others have been suggested NOT to post an MBAM log unless requested. I have removed the log for now. Feel free to request it.
P.S.S.S.S. Apparently it would be best if I did nothing and just waited for help. well... derp...
P.S.S.S.S.S. I should really stop adding these
 
DDS.TEXT:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16537  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.25.2
Run by poori_000 at 16:15:37 on 2013-12-24
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro  6.2.9200.0.1252.44.1033.18.8149.4884 [GMT 0:00]
.
AV: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Win... Read more

Answer:Pop-ups in All Browsers, Potential Win-hacker. Details Inside

Hello ZeCooL I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", ... Read more

7 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

People, Im getting error in the log of events viewer:
fail to initialize VDiskBus

Details (1)

-System
-Provider[ Name] Service Control Manager[ Guid] {555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}[ EventSourceName] Service Control Manager
-EventID7026[ Qualifiers] 49152
Version0Level2Task0Opcode0Keywords0x8080000000000000-TimeCreated[ SystemTime] 2011-10-12T18:46:25.382045700Z
EventRecordID15210Correlation-Execution[ ProcessID] 1408[ ThreadID] 1412
ChannelSystemComputerCosmosFantasySecurity
-EventData
param1VDiskBus




Details (2) xml

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}" EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" />

<EventID Qualifiers="49152">7026</EventID>

<Version>0</Version>

<Level>2</Level>

<Task>0</Task>

<Opcode>0</Opcode>

<Keywords>0x8080000000000000</Keywords>

<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-10-12T18:46:25.382045700Z" />

<EventRecordID>15210</EventRecordID>

<Correlation />

<Execution ProcessID="1408" ThreadID="1412" />

<Channel>System</Channel>

<Computer>CosmosFantasy</Computer>

<Security />

</System>
- <EventData>
<Data Name="param1">VDiskBus</Data>... Read more

Answer:Error - VDiskBus - More details inside the thread

Hey guys, cmon...
Nobody??

Waiting for answers.

2 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

How many of you that actually use Vista, use it as your only OS?

Obviously if your job requires you using XP or something else, that doesn't count.

As your personal choice at home or wherever, how many of you use Vista as your only OS, without dual-booting or anything like that?

There is a reason why I ask... I'm curious how many people that have actually given Vista a shot have switched.
 

Answer:How many of you use Vista full-time (details inside)?

im using it on my main rig

i did get a random BSOD the other day... but has yet to show up again

i get a 4.2 experience rating... i like vista.. and when the fix all that is wrong a lot of other people will enjoy it too

im going to be buying a 2nd copy for my computer im currently building
we use xp at work and my new rig will have xp to start... till i get another copy of vista
 

85 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

Hi, my ATMT MP3 player is completely unresponsive, however, the blue backlight is on with a central icon that usually appears when I'm loading music onto it. The icon is a tiny computer linked to usb or something. I had just added a song into the music_me file when my computer had problems and the MP3 window on the computer went white, so I disonnected the MP3 from my computer. It is now stuck on this screen and I have tried connecting it to my computer again and charging it and nothing is working. I am really concerned can anyone help????? This happened about half an hour ago. I would be grateful for any help.
 

Answer:My ATMT Mp3 is not working and is unresponsive. More details inside! Can anyone help?

Look in the manual to see if there isn't a way to reset the player.
 

3 more replies
Relevance 58.63%

Hi Guys,

I keep randomly getting the blue screen of death - here are the details that windows reports - would love your help if you could:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1a
BCP1: 0000888A
BCP2: C00424B8
BCP3: C0043DC0
BCP4: 8394E6AC
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini012409-01.dmp
C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-5506273-0.sysdata.xml
C:\Users\Alex\AppData\Local\Temp\WER2F0C.tmp.version.txt

Read our privacy statement:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?link...3&clcid=0x0409


Thank you!
Alex

More replies
Relevance 58.22%

Ok im looking to build my computer and i was wondering if these are all the items i need to build it:1.case 2.motherboard (with built in audio/video)3.cpu(with fan) 4. Ram 5. hardrive 6. diskdrive

Answer:Question about building a computer

A power supply would be good...but you have the basics covered if you plan on using onboard video and sound...If not then add to your list a vid card and a sound cardIs this your first build ? ?

3 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

I got a new cpu and mobo as a gift from my wife this year. I had a decent eMachine for the past 2 years that has worked great, but i wanted a little more out of my computer. My eMachines runs windows vista, and i know that when i put in the new mobo it may or maynot work when i turn it back on. So i went out and bought a new oem copy of vista to install when i get all the new parts installed. And here is my main question. I am wanting to use the old hard drive in the new computer, Can i just wipe the HD before i switch out parts and start fresh or is it more compliacted than that. and how do i completely wipe the drive? Thanks
 

Answer:Computer building question.

You don't need to wipe the drive, you can just put it in and insert the Vista disc, it can format the drive before installing. Nothing complicated.
 

1 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

I'm building a computer for a freind, he has a case and cd and hard drives, he needs a new mobo, processor and memory.

Now Im going with Celeron D because it's cheap and should run good, aswell as being compatible with motherboard. I can get a copy of xp64 bit, but can i use regular xp pro on it? He likes the install and look of the xp pro I got but Im not sure because the processor supports 64 bit.

The links to w hat I plan on purchasing is here:
mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128273

cpu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819112205

Thank you for your help I just wanted to double check and make sure there are no complications.
 

Answer:Building Computer, 64 bit question

Yes, you can use the regular 32bit Windows XP on the system. Actually most people will actually recommend that you don't use the 64bit Version of Windows XP for now because the 64bit version still has problems, not all drivers work right nor do all programs. Nor are there much in terms of gains to going 64bit O/S since most apps aren't 64bit anyhow.
 

3 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

Hi, I am a newbie to computer, and recently I would like to build a computer of my own. I have a question though, I was looking at all the hardwares at newegg.com, and the ideal computer that I want to build cost about 2000 dollars. Just then I was checking the CyberPower INC's website, they had this hardware configuration for you to build and they give you a subtotal. I input the similar hardwares as before, and it came out around 1400.

Now I know that newegg's price is in CDN, how about CyberPower? And also, what is the advantage of building your own computer instead of purchasing from CyberPower? They seemed to have many options on the hardwares as well.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Building Computer Question

i think newegg is US dollars...if they have canadian pricing tell me how u got it, cuz im from canada

7 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

So it's been years since I've built a pc and I finally have all the parts. I just wanted to ask one question before I power on my newly built pc. I have an Ultra computer case with an Abit mobo and my question is how can I ensure that my mobo won't short out. The mobo mentioned something about safegaurding the mobo from shorting out by securing it properly to the computer case. They mentioned the use of studs or spacers but my Ultra computer case has a raised platform specifically for the mobo so I had no room to insert any kind of stud or spacers. The mobo is completely secured against the case platform where the back of the mobo's solder is making contact with the case. Is this a problem? Thanks in advance.

-Mikey
 

Answer:Question about computer I'm building.

Yeah, I wouldn't power on my machine without standoffs between the motherboard and the case. The case acts like a ground, and the standoffs will keep the mobo from shorting out on it.

The case should have come with SOMETHING, if you haven't bought it from some dodgy second-hand retailer. Little plastic inserts are probably most common, but I've also seen alot of cases with little brass-ish screws.
 

14 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

HiI am trying to use inside your computer screen saver used for previous version of windows in windows xp - I copied the file into system32 folder but when I select it from display - screen saver, a blank screen comes up & nothing happens, in previous version for windows it worked fine! I would like it to work in win xp ? Any similiar version available or update to use the "inside your computer" theme specifically?

Answer:inside your computer screen saver question

in previous version like ME/95/98/WFW/3.1?Perhaps you didn't get all the associated files. What was the extension of the file you copied?

6 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

Hey everyone!

I'm actually posting this for a friend of mine, who isn't too good in English. So, he just bought a new computer (save a case) and is building it by himself. He has assembled the computer and it powers up, but the screen just says "no signal" and the computer itself gives the video error code, one long beep and two short ones.

All the parts were bought new and he has checked and reassembled everything multiple times. Is the graphics card broken or what? :confused

The graphics card is Ati Radeon HD 4850 OC Edition and the motherboard is Asus P5Q.
 

Answer:Video problems while building a computer

And the graphics card's brand is Club3D, forgot to mention.
 

7 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

So, we typically order between 2 laptop and 2 desktop models when we receive a request. Today we got a special request from a user wanting to build a video editing machine. Here is what the request read;

Intel Core 2 Quad Processor - 3.0 GHz 12 MB L2 cache
GeForce 9800 GT
Two 750 GB hard drives (7200 RPM)
EVGA 132-YW-E178-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI FTW ATX Intel mobo
8 GB RAM
Vista 64 bit version

Could somebody tell me if any of this is impractical? I don't know enough about processors or motherboards to have an opinion, but I know we use the 9800 GTs a lot. I don't even know if that mobo will handle 8 GB RAM, but from what I've read, I'm guessing not. Also, is Vista 64 bit really going to give a big advantage of XP?
 

Answer:Help building video editing computer

16 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

Hi, I have a LACE 500 gb, external hard drive that I purchased for myself to help with the memory space on my laptop.

Anyways, a few minutes ago, I plugged it into my laptop via the usb cord and waited for it to boot. It started booting up, and then suddenly when it was loading in the Autoplay, it was taking forever at a certain folder and started making a clicking noise. I canceled the Autoplay and opened up My Computer to get the drive from that area. I click on the H extension, open up the hard drive and I am searching to get a picture that I want that's in a folder. I click on it and it takes forever to load, making that clicking noise and then finally it opens. Everything is taking forever to load, and when it's loading, it makes the clicking noise in my external hard drive.

The other day, I was carrying it, and it fell out of my hand but I wasn't high so it didn't fall from a high distance. I thought it was fine, because I recall using it previously before my attempts today. So I have no idea what's wrong with it. When I click on the image itself, it opens up fine in the Windows Viewer, and doesn't do any clicking noise whatsoever. It only does it, when it comes to folders.

It is opening up, but it's taking FOREVER and it's making an annoying clicking noise. Can anyone tell me if they've experienced this before and what they did to fix the problem?

Thank you and look forward to the response!
 

More replies
Relevance 58.22%

Please view this thread if you have a potential solution: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/for...desktop-background-no-icons-etc-many-details/

Hello friends, I am in need of some desperate help, and I wasn't sure where to post this. =x
I've been experiencing this problem for over a day now, so I'm just going to post the "logs" I've written down as I've gone through the process of trying to find a solution.

Background: I've had this computer for almost a year, and have never experienced a problem with it before yesterday.

My Specs: i5-4670 @ 3.4GHz, Adata XPG V2 8GB DDR3 1600, Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3, Thermaltake Smart Series 750w PSU, NVIDIA GTX 760 2GB, and I run Windows 7.

Note: The main problem at this point is that when I load my computer, the only thing that shows is my desktop wallpaper and nothing else - icons, taskbar, etc. don't load. When I try to Ctrl+Alt+Del, the screen goes black and I hit either spacebar or Enter to get back to the unresponsive desktop wallpaper screen once again.
The problem all started when I attempted to boot up the computer one morning, the lights turned on for a split second and immediately turned off once again. After searching Google thoroughly, it appeared as if this was the computer attempting to stop from short circuiting. I personally have no experience with computer hardware whatsoever, so I was baffled as to what to do, as the computer would not start up anymore. My father simply unplug... Read more

Answer:Log Onto an Unresponsive Desktop Background (No Icons, etc.) [Many Details Inside]

9 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

Hey everyone,

For the past two weeks I have been having some major problems with my PC restarting unexpectedly. I recently just moved my PC from my brothers room (where it was working fine), into my room (when the problems started to occur). Sometimes it restarts every 5 hours, or even as soon as I turn it on I need help!

This has been extremely frustrating, I have sat here for hours trying to figure this out but It's time I need some professional help and I thought you guys would be able to help me.

First off, this is what I am running: (Computer is custom built)

Motherboard: Intel DP965LT

Chipset: Intel P965

Processor: Intel Petnium D 820 @ 2800 Mhz

Physical Memory: 1024 MB (2x 512 DDR - 2-SDRAM)

Video Card: Nvidia Corp GeForce 7300 GS

Hard Disk: ST3808110AS (80 GB)

DvD Rom Drive: HL - DT - ST DVDRAM GSA - 4167B

Network Card: Intel Corp. 82566DC G5 Net.

Microsoft Windows XP Home Ed. Service Pack 2
Now, here is a report of my system using ''Hijackthis''

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:59:24 PM, on 11/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exe
C:... Read more

Answer:Win XP Reboot Problems! Virus or Trojans? Help! Details INSIDE! WILL TIP!!

16 more replies
Relevance 58.22%

Hello. I've tried everything I could but there is no way I can open any ports. They don't even open with DMZ enabled... Either I'm doing something wrong or my router is malfunctioning.
I'm under Windows XP. My Windows Firewall is DISABLED (Firewall). I've set up a static IP address (Static IP). My antivirus is NOD32 2.5.

My router is a Linksys Wireless WRT54G v2. I'm using Firmware: DD-WRT v23 SP2 (09/15/06) mini. I am connected through a Cat5 cable (not using wireless). I've configured the port opening (Port Range Forward).

My cable modem is a Motorola SURFboard® Cable Modem SB5120 (Modem). My internet provider is Suddenlink (Speed Test Results).

Port Scans:
(Using www.whatsmyip.org/ports/)
(Using www.amule.org/testport.php)
(Using www.canyouseeme.org/)

I've even tried restoring the router to Factory Default but with no luck. I've scanned my computer for viruses/spyware/ect already. If you need any other information, don't hesitate to ask. Any help is appreciated here. I've lived with it for almost 2 years now, all my friends have tried to solve this problem with no success. I figured it was time I asked the crowd here. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:[Help Needed] WRT54G - Cannot Open Ports (Details inside)

8 more replies