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When i press the power button of my pc it turns on for a few seconds then turns off , it doesnt go into a loop, it turns off and thats it , i have to unplug and replug the power cabel to make it turn on again . Please help
I like Aimp4+Foobar 2000 for audio.
For video I like Mediamonkey Gold+Jetaudio VX Plus and VLC.
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I want single digits that stand alone to get an underline (red or green, as if they were caught by spellcheck). So the number 24 would be fine, but just 7 or 0 would get an underline.

Example of what I'd like to get an underline: There are 7 people at the party.
What shouldn't get an underline: There are seven people at the party.
What also shouldn't get an underline: There are 77 people at the party.
Hi to All! I have Lenovo Flex 2-15 (model 20504). My charger is broken. I need new one. The original charger coming with the computer is ADLX45NCC3A - 45W 20V 2.25A But now I found on Lenovo website another information: charger for this model is0a36258 - 65W 20V 3.25A What is exactly charger model number for Lenovo Flex 2-15? Thank you.  
Hello everybody! My computer is Dell Optiplex 780, Memory 4GB, original HD 2Tb OS 7 64 bit and secondary HD 1 Tb with fresh installed windows vista 32 bit and dedicated to work on it only for photoshop and some times for upgrade or download subsidiary software. NOT for serving internet. Tried to download windows update, security patches and receive error code 8024A000. Windows could not search for new updates! I check all internet and do not fined any help. I run sfc /sgannow without any success. Software Windows Vista from CD which came with my old computer Dell Dimension E520.
Second question is it possible to find updates and where to fine them because vista is not supported any more by Microsoft?
Any help I deeply appreciated.
Hello, and thankyou in advance for all the support and help. Very much appreciated.
Computer has been possibly infected for 3 or so months, maybe more. Lost ability to download from Spotify, which I use for work. First real sign was Internet Explorer would not open, will flash up on screen when trying to open then close. Took IE 11 back to IE 8 but still same.
Many of the links in Control panel do not work mainly Firewall and Network. Action center does not come up. Also cannot download Java updates or Windows updates.
2 days ago, call from credit card company stating CC # has been used many times online and also had charges on another card approx 4 weeks ago.
If you need any other info I will try and provide and soon as I can.
Thank you SO much.
avast behavior shield is late my all files are encrypted by jaff Ransomware

I have reported the problem internally. @elvis and any malware testers please report on Avast forums with the details required as stated by me.

Much appreciated.
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when I check for updates for Windows 7 I receive the following error:
"WindowsUpdate_8024402C". Does anyone know a solution. The error prevents me from finding and installing updates.
We have a VPN on a Cisco RV320. We also have a WINs server set up. When I access the VPN from my windows 7 laptop I can ping our server by name and IP address. But I am not able to view any devices apart from my own on the Network Places window. When I
am inside the network I am seeing all of the computers just fine. When my boss accesses the VPN from his windows 10 laptop he cannot ping our server by name but he can ping it by IP address.
I have 2 users. user1(admin account) and user2(standard account). How do i set password policies so that only user2 gets effected ?
Original post in 2009:

Example: You have a folder open with pictures in it. The Explorer window for said window is in List view mode, and at least 2 rows are visible.
The file you want to open is in the 2nd row. When you click the file, it automatically scrolls the list so that the file you selected is in the left-most row, rendering any double-click on the 2nd or subsequent rows ineffective. Instead of opening the file,
it selects the file, immediately scrolls it's row back, selects the new file that has scrolled into that row in the same position and scrolls it back as well. 

Is it possible to institute a small delay on the automatic scrolling to allow for double-clicking or disable the behavior entirely?

Sorry if this has been covered before, I couldn't find any relevant info through searching.
There is a lengthy discussion, including feedback from Robinson Zhang that the discussion would be forwarded to development. But no changes. 
The auto scroll without a delay is terrible--it makes dragging/dropping into subfolders a nightmare, because the window is always scrolling to the left as soon as the icon enters the window. An extremely poor feature which desperately needs to be addressed.
Why can't I print from my aolmail  account since I upgraded to windows 10
Why can't I print from my aol mail  account since I upgraded to windows 10
I turned on my computer and the entire bar on the bottom is gone.  I tried properties but the only thing that shows under general is okay, cancel and apply. I checked the certificates but nothing under that link has anything to do with the bottom
taskbar.  Any advice?
I got an error message when I start Windows:
Windows cannot find file "c:\users\xxx\AppData\Roaming\4dcc\46f8.7e9c3".

How to solve this?
How is this group created? Is it still needed/ required? (is it deprecated) What does it do in regards to active directory?
Test for IMEI,


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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 240 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3838 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 686 GB (408 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 04GJJT
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

i have been having trouble with my WiFi connectivity for a while now. it has been dropping the WiFi connection every so often for no specific reason. I've hard rested my modem and router many times but its still happening. The weird thing about it is that even though i can't surf the web when the problems happen the computer or my phone still shows that I am connected to the internet. I went on my browser settings to see what's wrong, and it says that the test ATM OAM F5 segment ping has failed, and the Ping default gateway, and Ping primary Domain Name Server has failed also, whatever that means. I've called my internet provider, but they said that there's nothing wrong on their end so I have no idea what to do. Also from a previous thread I got this from my command prompt :

Pinging with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

C:\Users\>PING yahoo.com

Pinging yahoo.com [] wit... Read more
It's been a month and still i can't figure out what is it. in my bedroom i had 4 bars and suddently i got 1 or 2 bars now i tried on my phone and my tablets works fine. i alredy did a reset of all the pc (format) but nothing please help me if need anthing tell me down below
So I got a new laptop and a week later my old one completely died. Unfortunately as my old laptop would only stay on for 10 minutes at a time and then need a few hours rest (cooling issue I guess) I didnt manage to get all my documents and photos across.
No bother I ordered a case for the HDD and removed the HDD from my old laptop, chucked it into the case and plugged it into my new laptop. It shows up as OS (E: ) and inside I opened Users/Edd Hewett/Documents but it was empty!
However if I right click on the Edd Hewett folder it shows up as 211GB and 100,906 files.
I want to access pictures, documents, videos and music but all of these folders are showing empty with the exception of Music which has all its files accessable (but does not account for the full 211GB).
I did do a backup recently but not a complete backup and seeing as these files are here somewhere I would like gain access to them.

I have of course searched various forums for an answer and although many people have clearly had similar issues I have not yet found a solution that works for me.
I have tried changing permissions and ownership,, running chkdsk, booting in linux, plugging the drive into different computers, file recovery software and even spent time getting my old laptop running again.
Even with the HDD slotted back into the old laptop internally the folders were still showing empty!

Happy to try this all again to find a solution.

Any ideas?

I am now running Windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron and the o... Read more
So, long story short.
Few months back I changed my motherboard and processor to intel i5-750, old but decent choice.
1 Week ago I bought a good GPU and more ram, because I wanted to aim on high res games.
Changed to win 10 64bit and I started.
The pc seemed a little bit muddy for the stats it has in it. At first it lagged at a point when I was typing too fast.
I downloaded GTA V, read articles, did a game-debate test about it, also talked with people who build them computers and they told me I should be able to run it at around 40-50 fps
However, every time I try to enter the game, my processor ( and I assume its the processor, cause its from where the noise comes) starts making that buzzing noise, as if it was electricity spinning down there in the box.
Game loads, pictures change, till the point of the first ingame video, as soon as the video starts my pc shuts down and resets on its own.
Sometimes when I push the pc a little bit harder on another surface, not GTA V, the noise comes back for a few seconds, as it seems to be overheating or something.
At one point my pc started shutting down on its own before it could even load to my desktop, but I fixed that by fixing my processor cooling system, had to pin it more carefully.
Any ideas or tips ? Why does it give that noise? Is it maybe time for me to change the processor? Could it be something else that's overheating my PC? Any thoughts would be helpful, with the following explanation and fixes I shoul apply. Thank you.... Read more
I recently purchased a Lenovo Erazer x315 desktop from a registered distributor of the product but received a PC with 3 faulty parts. The defective GPU and Harddrives make the pc unusable. I was wondering if anybody on here know if I can receive replacement parts to get the PC working again? Or maybe can help me to do so? Thanks in advance.
I was using my computer like normal, when suddenly my bluetooth mouse stopped working. I try clicking on the bluetooth icon on the taskbar the bluetooth icon just dissapeared.When going to settings there is only the "bluetooth & other devices menu" and i try activating my devices through there - but it says bluetooth is turned off, and there doesn't seem to be a button to activate it again.I look through pretty much every settings menu but find nothing.I try googling some fixes (going through, Windows services, device manager etc.) but none of them work and even try to do a system restore of a week back, the bluetooth icon in the taskbar appeared again, although my devices still weren't working and simply hovering over it made it dissapear, again. I later tried downloading & installing the driver from here and it shows "Status: Installation not needed (No device for update present)  I'm not sure what the hell is going on i'd like some help. My computer is barely 5 months old. 
On my Lenovo 20FQ...With Windows 10 64 bit Redstone 2  build 1703 with latest updates...Original Samsung NVMe Ver.2.2 drivers can not be installed...for the 1TB m.2 2280 SSD PCIe NVMe, FRU 00UP414 Samsung PM961only the  Windows NVMe Standard drivers are accepted...With Windows Standard drivers too slow....who can help..Thanks in advance... 
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Hello there everyone! A newbee in here and also not much a smart *** in the realm of tech so kindly bear with me!

I have recently upgraded to a new laptop of the following specs:

DELL Inspiron, i7, 16GB Ram, 1 Tb HDD, Win 10 (genuine)

from an older laptop with following specs:

HP Pavilion, i3, 4GB Ram, 320GB HDD, Originally Win 7, later updated to Win 10 (genuine)
(Used this bad boy for almost 7 years!)

I still used my older laptop for work purposes until the HDD in it died on me last week for some particular reason. I have a spare SSD (500 GB) that I am thinking to replace the damaged HDD with. Since I am new this, I have a couple of doubts that I hope you lot in here can help me with:

1) Can I clone the HDD in my new laptop to the spare SSD and install the SSD in my older laptop, given the major differences in specs?

2) If the answer to (1) is yes, is there a particular set of steps I need to follow in this case or do I just follow the steps of a basic cloning process?

3) Assuming I could do the above, would I have to reinstall Windows in the older laptop? I still do have the Windows 7 Home product key that was originally installed on my older laptop.

Also do suggest if you think I should avoid the all-in-all idea of cloning and just freshly install Windows on the SSD and later just copy the files I need from my new laptop.

Thanking you in advance to taking the time out to read my post and helping me out!
Good Morning, We're having an issue getting our M900 Tiny setup with Windows 7.  We have already used the GIGABYTE Windows USB Installation Tool.  We are able to boot into the Windows 7 install, and complete the install.  However, upon the first reboot I get the Windows flag and the message "Starting Windows" and it just hangs for days. Has anyone run into this before or have potential fixes?  I'm still scouring the message boards trying to find a resolution.  Any help is appreciated. ThinkCentre M900xMachine Type:  10LYModel Number:  S01D00Mtg Date: 1611Product ID: 10YS01D00 
Hi Guys!I bought my Lenovo Y900 about one month ago and from the beggining I have got audio issues. I tried to reinstall the drivers and it doesnt help. It appears from time to time and it doesnt matter if this is loud. The sound in games and music is metallic. I sent my laptop to lenovo service and they told me there is no problem with the sound. What should i do with it?The sound sample is attached in the attachments. Sorry for my bad english.

Y900.zip ?115 KB
Hey all,i have lenovo z510 laptop i was have an issue with the keyboard which was freezing and acting weird but i went to support center and told me that the issue was in bios and i/o program in the motherboard (i didn't sure about the real name but i think he told me i/o or alo maybe) , the issue solved and laptop back to work correctly and all hotkeys functions works except sound keys (which are F1 for mute,F2 for decrease and F3 for increase volume in my laptop) but the keys itself f1,f2 and f3 works well i told the technician who solved my keyboard issue last time but he told me to reinstall the windows as he made changes into bios programs so i installed win 10 and install all drivers but the problem still exist ! i try all solutions that is available on the internet but there is any advance so i came here if anyone can help me ?? 
Hey, Yesterday I bought my Lenovo Z51-70 with Core-i5 5200U and Windows 10 (64bit) with two graphics cards - Intel HD graphics 5500 and AMD R9 M375. The issue is that cards don't switch automatically nor any other way. I just can't switch between them. (checked if they switch i AMD System Monitor) I have been searching my native and english internet in search of solution to the problem for last few hours, found many many people with the same prblem, but no solution. I have already installed all the newest drivers, patches etc. Changed many things in my Catalyst Control Centre, added apps and games to it. I have tried every possible way and now I'm losing hope. Anybody solved this problem?Thank you in advance for replies, Hope you can help me, please!
my laptop gets pretty hot so i installed the app speed fan to see the temperature attached is the snapshot. Is this ok or is it something that i should be worried about?


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On my Lenovo 20FQ...With Windows 10 64 bit Redstone 2  build 1703 with latest updates...Original Samsung NVMe Ver.2.2 drivers can not be installed...for theThinkPad 1TB m.2 2280 SSD PCIe NVMe, 00UP414 Samsung PM961only the  Windows NVMe Standard drivers are accepted...who can help..Thanks in advance...
I have a Lenovo W530 that runs pretty well.  The specs are: Intel i7-3820QM CPU180 GB Intel SSD1 TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive in bay32 GB RAM ALl runs well but I am wondering if I would really see that much gain if upgrading to a P50 or P51?  The Xeon processors do not seem that much faster.  Would I be better to maybe get a new SSD drive?I primarily use my laptop for web design and development.  I use Adobe Photoshop as probably my biggest memory program.  With 32 GB of Ram I dont have many issues, but would the speed be that much better with an updated system?
Hi I have just purchased a new T470, it came with an M.2 SSD and i want to replace this with a standard SATA SSD (i have just splashed out on a 2TB Crucial SSD) as i need lots of space. i have spoken to the Lenovo Support line who informed me that i need an adaptor from Lenovo parts, i have tried calling them and waited on hold for 45mins but no joy. Can i purchase this adaptor anywhere online or does anyone know of any other solution? Many thanks Nick
Hi Guys,
Can someone share a script(batch file) to run a PSTools (PSGetsid.exe) and export into a text file?

Below is the path folder(PSTools) of the software and text file

I really appreciate your help guys!!!

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Hi all

Great forum. I need a hero here! I work from home and need to fix my pc asap!

I was working as usual, and suddenly I saw a "automatic recovery" screen for about a second then it sounded like my pc restarted.

Now I just have a black screen.... and what looks like a safe mode cursor.

Nothing has been wrong with my PC besides it occasionally black screens for a second and then seems to reload the desktop (as if it's the graphics card or something)

.... any clues what should I do?
Sorry if this question or issue has already been addressed, but I am going crazy trying to figure this out. Im on the Lenovo ideapad y700 and I am having some issues. Ill post a picture as well. Here is the issue. Whenever, and only, when I am in a game, my screen will create these static lines that flicker on and off the screen. Its not screen tearing, its static. Think of the horror movie scene where the kid is sitting infront of the screen at night, with nothing but static on the TV; thats what it is.  Here is what I have done so far:1.) Everything I can think of.... 2.) Updated EVERYTHING. Gone into the Device Manager page and updated literally everything.3.) Everything. I dont know what to do at this point. Its less then a year old so this bum's me out that something like this is already happening. PLEASE HELP!! 
I shut down my laptop yesterday. It won't start today. If I plug in the charger the charging light I glowing but when I switch on the power button nothing happens. I tried the hard reboot method. Removing the battery and charger holding the power button for 20 seconds and then if I plug in just the charger(adapter) then there is no charging light and the laptop still not switching on. I also tried NOVI button it's just displaying Lenovo and getting switched off. Kindly help me as soon as possible. Thank you
I have a Flex 3 (1130). I have a issue with the blinking black screen.  I contacted Lenovo about a month/month and half ago intially and they suggested to download a chipset driver and a bios driver. Did both, didn't help. Updated other drivers, microsoft and windows updates (didn't help). I contacted Lenovo again then sent it into get repaired at one of their facilities. Got it back yesterday (05/23/17) and it is still having the same issues. It's still under manufactors warrenty until 09/03/2017.  I am at my wit's end to get this issue fixed because I can't afford to replace a computer anytime soon.  Suggestions/recommendations?
I have thinkpad w530 w windows 8.1 I am trying to capture video footage into my computer using a firewire card that of course plugs into the MEDIA CARD READER SLOT. I can't get the computer to recognize my camcorder- the camcorder connection does not show up in DEVICE MANAGER I am using HDVSPLIT to capture the video and also in hdvsplit there is a message, "camera not recognized" or something like that.  I am not sure if the media card reader is bad, or maybe the firewire card is bad or maybe it is the hdv split that is the problem? Any help will be greatly appreciated!
..very strange and i cannot find the answer..i did an MBAM scan..v. latest and supposedly buggey..
and i had to abort the scan..after that i brought up the command.com window and none of my turbo pascal executables
would run..

from online i checked registry code for HKEY..ROOT.exefile and my registry looks fine..

but i have a third party old editor UEDIT32.exe that DOES work ok from cmd.com..only turbo executables won't run..
tried running old copies off a 2nd hard drive and they will not run either..

what's happening here?
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I have just updated windows 10 and when I drag a window an annoying suggestion box keeps popping up to snap to.  I have already gone to settings>multitasking and deselected "When I snap a window, show what I can snap next to it" and nothing
changed.  I have deselected all snap options and the annoying feature is still there.  Any suggestions?
i have a internal web app that employees use and copy info out of to email but its in the wrong font i know i can change it at the workstation but i was wondering if there was a gpo or registry setting that would allow me to set the
default font of IE so i dont have to go and touch every computer
One of the user using Windows 7 32 bit Enterprise Edition Operating system. Whenever he opens an application, taskeng.exe pops up in command prompt. Please let me know how can i solve this

For example, In Internet Explorer, if any website address entered, taskeng.exe is opening and closeing in frcation of seconds. 

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Hi there,I've recently installed SP1 RC1 on my shiny new notebook which has Vista Home Premium pre-installed, Anyway for some reason there seems to be more then just two taskeng.exe's according to Task Manager which happens after an amount of time.Other then that, all seems pretty good & I await for when SP1 goes gold in 2008Please advise further
My printer won't print.  The trouble shooting app says my printer looks good, but I keep getting the following when I print,
"X Function address 0xf0c26fda caused a protection falult. (eception code 0xc0000005)   Some or all property page(s) may not be displayed."
Does anyone know how to proceed from here.  I don't know what a protection fault is.
I have been having a problem with my WiFi connection for the past 8 months or so. When WiFi is turned on, the speed of my Internet connection often slows down to 2, 3, 4, or 5 mbs, even on my pc which is connected to the router via cable. The ping varies between 100s to 400s ms. When I turn off the WiFi on the router though, the speed goes back to normal. I have tried turning off all the phones and TV receivers and it's still the same. Nothing is connected to WiFi but it's still slow as soon as it starts transmitting signal. I have changed 3 different routers and the problem is still the same. I moved my TV, desktop pc, speakers and everything else around the router because my ISP said everything blocks the signal but the problem reoccurred.
I don't know what else to try if you have an idea please let me know.