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Q: UNSCAPP.EXE runs automatically

Unscapp.exe just decided to run every time I start my computer all of a sudden. I use this at work not on my personal computer. I want to stop this, this is an interconnection between 2 computers. some one being noisy. How do I stop this? I may have
this in the wrong forum, please direct me to the correct forum.

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Preferred Solution: UNSCAPP.EXE runs automatically

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.)


The last time I ran scandisk on my son's computer, it said it couldn't run immediately and would I like it to run the next time I turned on the computer. I said yes. Now every time I turn on the computer, it tries to run. I actually successfully ran scandisk (turned off ZoneAlarm and antivirus and it ran) myself, but can't figure out how to tell the computer not to try to run it every time we turn on the computer.
Windows XP Dell with 512mB RAM I religiously run Norton antivirus, spybot, adaware and spywareblaster.. I also regularly clean out his temp files....

I'd love to figure out how to stop this scandisk from running. I can't figure out what to do...

Thanks for your help!

A:Scandisk runs automatically

You can check this answer. The actual fix is in post #'d '7'


If you use, please be very careful and backukp your registry before any modifications.

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Not sure if i?m In the right area but basically I was wondering if there is a software or program that you can install on your computer that you can give certain instructions to complete.

In my particular case, I would like it to transfer money between my bank accounts to take advantage of a particular rate. Because the amount is so low - I need to do this multiple times and I don?t want to sit in front of a computer manually transferring like 100,000 times.

So I was wondering if there is anyway at all I can set something automatic and list how many number of times I want this done so that it actions it for me? I have a Mac computer as well.

Thanks and sorry for he long post but really looking for some help, Suggestions or a point in the right direction.


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I recently received Microsoft's Small Bus. Server 2003 Evaluation Kit. One of the few programs that you can keep is FrontPage 2003. That is the only disk I installed. Now whenever I start Windows XP, Excel 97 runs on its own. This is an older version I keep for special apps. I was going to try to stop this by editing the registry, but I don't seem to have, or can find, an HKLM key.

Could use some advice. Thanks.


A:Excel runs automatically at XP start up

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I'm not sure exactly how to word this, but i will try :)

I recently had an issue with my PC (systemax with windows 7 already installed), where in the middle of running i would get a blue screen with a lot of text and something saying "commencing memory dump", after talking to a friend from work, he said it might be my RAM sticks (MEO Crucial Ballistix 4GB x2) and he told me to try running the computer with 1 stick in, and then try reversing them, i tried this and it seemed to fix my problem. I also had a feeling they might have been over-heating since I had my PC fans blocked. Anyway...

After running for approximately one more week it started acting up again, instead this time I dont get a blue screen, now it just prompts a startup repair screen and would give me a boot error 0x490 but the pc cant automatically fix itself. I'm at a loss. Please let me know any way to fix this. I appreciate it :)

A:automatically runs start-up repair

also, i just tried booting from my windows 7 home premium CD and still no luck

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We have used installshield to create the setup for the applications developed.
Problem is that the windows installer gets automatically run while invoking the GUI with media player or involing the GUI with graphs/ displays

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Hello there, My PC runs in energy saving automatically after ca.2-5 minutes back up. Who can help me with the settings?

A:My PC runs in energy saving automatically after ca.2-5 mi

Energy saving ?????

This is a desktop correct, check the settings in Power Options, they are in the Control Panel.

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I have an external USB hard-drive plugged in to my computer, and for the past few days, the autoplay windows pops-up every time after Win7 loads.

Is there a way to disable this start-up autoplay feature without affecting autoplay in general?


A:Autoplay runs automatically on start-up

Type in 'Autoplay' into the start menu search, and press enter.
Click on the drop-down menu for 'Mixed Content', and select 'Take no action'.

Or if there is an option for external drive, select 'Take no action' as with above.

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I am running Windows7 and Taskeng.exe runs with a blank screen repeatedly. I cannot change permissions to rename it to see if that works. I have no idea what to do. If I close it it will just run later. I have been minimizing it to keep it from popping up but then its constanly on my start bar.

A:Taskeng.exe automatically runs with a blank window.


You should open up task scheduler:

- click start
- type: task scheduler
- press enter

And see what tasks you have running... Look for taskeng.exe


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Does anyone know how to stop Help and Support from automatically running when starting windows 7. I have 3 win7 systems and it is only happening on one of them.
Checked all the regular locations like startup and msconfig startup items.



A:Help and Support automatically runs when starting win7

Go into msconfig and check if it's added in the startup.

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The problem with mine is that when I try turn my system on, then the start up repair comes automatically. It says that it is searching for the problem but then it could no longer send, so I click to send this problem to microsoft but nothing happens. I have tried to do a system repair, system image restore, but the same thing happens. I did not want the start up repair to happen it just happened by itself. Please help!

A:When I try turn my system on, startup repair runs automatically

Did you let it run the startup repair ? I would let it run to see if there is an issue, let it fix it, and hopefully your problem will be resolved.

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I can turn off video autoplay in IE11, Chrome, and Firefox. There is no setting to do the same in Edge. Everytime I open a webpage in Edge, if there is a video cued up, be it an ad or a feature, it automatically begins to play. That is NOT what I'd like in a browser.

How do I shutdown autoplay?


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Hello everyone,

I'm trying to create a macro that will run one set of commands if someone changes a drop down menu from YES to NO, and run a different set of commands if the drop down menu is changed back from NO to YES. I've found macros that will run when a cell is changed, but I'm not sure how to write an if statement on the macro, that will run it one way or the other, based on the cells value.

The option defaults to YES. If they change it to NO, I want it to unhide the rows and enable overwriting of the unhidden cells. If they change it back to YES, I want it to automatically hide the rows and put the formulas back in. Here is the file.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

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Hi, my wife's computer runs erratically (shutsdown, freezes, runs slow, fails to post), and was hoping for your help please.
Below are the PC specs:
Win edition:
- Win 7 home premium
- Service Pack1
- Processor: Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz 2.40 GHz
- Installed memory (RAM): 8 GB
- System Type: 64-bit OS
Background: We recently upgraded osfrom XP to Windows 7 but had many of the same peoblems before.
- big fan of CCleaner and Glary tools.
thx in advance!

A:Computer runs erratically - shutsdown, freezes, runs slow, fails to post

Welcome to the bleeping computer forum 
Unfortunately, intermittent issues are one of the difficult fault to troubleshoot. Please follow the below steps to collect some basic info about your system.
1 ) Generate a report about your system using Speccy by reading the guide below.
 Post the web link displayed by Speccy in next reply.
2 ) Download and run Minitoolbox from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/minitoolbox/
    Run the tool and only select the following tick boxes.
    -List last 10 Event viewer errors
    -List installed programs
    -List devices
    -List users, partition and memory size
Now click "Go" and post the output in next reply
After reading your logs, either me or any other forum volunteer will assist to you to diagnose the issue.
Don't ever use the registry cleaning function in CCleaner or Glary utilities. Only use them to clean the temp files. Using registry cleaners may cause unpredictable damage to the registry. If anyone properly knows which registry keys are garbage, that is only Microsoft. 

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Anyone else notice that when Google Chrome fires up your hard drive crunches for awhile? I checked Task Manager and Chrome's hogging up to 25% of my processing power at times. Only after 10 minutes this morning did Chrome settle down and allow my computer to run normally.

A:When Chrome starts up, my hard drive runs and runs

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My computer has been running slow, especially when I do a restart, it takes forever to restart. I went into msconfig and disabled what is in startup. Question is what do I need in startup and what can I get rid of? and how do I remove something from startup?
Also what is a good free firewall to use?
Thanks Dano

A:Computer runs faster when I disable what runs in the background?

Here is a good explanation: http://netsquirrel.com/msconfig/
There are certain (and important) items that should run at Startup.

If you are unsure of some of the entries you see listed, this is a great website to research them: http://www.castlecops.com/StartupList.html
It tells you what the process is, and if it's necessary to run at Startup.

A good firewall (and free one) is Zone Alarm: http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/company/products/znalm/freeDownload.jsp

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I have a client with a tricked out Dell xps Studio (6GB memory) who is suffering with very long times to print. Even sending a printer test page from within windows (Vista home premium 64) takes about 30 seconds before the sent notice appears on the screen. The printer is a Epson Stylus Photo1900 (large format printer). No other programs running but background stuff kept to a minimum. I have tried shutting down the spooler and printing direct, but it is slow as well.

I loaded and ran Process Explorer from Sysinternals and the only thing out of the ordinary is the constant opening, running and ending of dllhost.exe. This occurs every few seconds and lasts only for a few seconds.

I know there are discussions in posts elsewhere in the forums of the possible impostor DLLHOST.EXE, and when I left the client's I had set MS Security Essentials to run a full scan to see if it would find anything, but I have not yet been to see the results.

Does anyone else have any ideas on this?

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Every now and then (every 5 minutes or so) my cursor will turn into the hourglass for a split second, then turn back. I'm assuming this means something is being initiated in the background periodically. Over time, this slows down my computer. At the very least, it makes me lag tremendously in online games for a few seconds (which makes CS and UT2004 pretty much unplayable).

I've tried running the latest AdAware and Spybot: Search and Destroy. Neither solved the problem. These seem like symptoms of generic spyware, but I've still been unable to put an end to it. Can anyone help? Thanks in advance.

(I'm using windows XP, if that makes any difference)

A:Mysterious program runs periodically runs in the background...help!

Try this, go to Panda and run a scan, and see if it can find anything and delete it. http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/

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Niot sure what happened, just one day, without downloading anything, my inter net slowed way down. I went from getting around 30-40K/s to 2-4K/s, went through and deleted a lot of unused/unwanted programs, cleaned cache, history, ect... using AVG 8.0, updates every 4 hours, and scans every day, nothing found except tracking cookies from IE, which get deleted daily. Home built system, running Windows XP Home on a 256 DSL internet wired through a Netlink Router, if you need any other info just let me know, here is the log I gotLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:25:41 PM, on 9/22/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exec:\program files\common files\logitech\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCDsrv.exeC:\Program Files\iWin Games\iWinGamesInstaller... Read more

A:Computer Runs Fast, Net Runs Slow

Hello, Redneck1781. to BleepingComputer.comMy name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)I want to apologise that it has taken so long to get back to you. We on the HJT Team are working as fast as possible to get your log answered.If you would still like help, please post a new HiJack This log below, as things may have changed on your system.If you do not still need help, please let me know, so that I can move on to other users who still need help.Please take note of the following:While a HJT Team member is working with you, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just put a post here so that I know you're still here. We get a lot of people who simply leave, and if there is no contact for that amou... Read more

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My windows vists is configuring updates reboots itself and reuns updates again I can't do anything with it. Help

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Not sure whether I'm putting this question in the right spot but here goes. I have a laptop running XP. Today when I tried to boot it up it told me my memory had changed and prompted me to press F1 to continue. I did and it started to boot Windows but then gave me message "One of your discs needs to be checked for consistency." I let it go ahead and it went through a 3 stage process -
1) Verifying files - it said complete
2) Verifying indexes - It corrected an error in Index $SII for file 9
3) Verifying security descriptors - On this last check after a while it started multiple messages of the type " Inserting index entry xxxx with ID yyyy into Index $zzz of file 9." There were hundreds of these messages and it just kept going with consecutively increasing numbers. Eventually I stopped it with the OFF button and then tried to reboot, but the same thing happened. Please help somebody. Should I let it just carry on running or am I likely to be losing my hard drive data as it does this check? Thanks, Dave

A:Check Disc just runs and runs

Leave it on overnight to complete its check. Did you notice any disk errors, or did it ask you to run chkdisk /f ?

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I have two external hard drives, both in Vantec NexStar3 USB enclosures. The older 750 GB WDC Green drive runs HOT to the touch, the 4 TB, and the 2 TB before that, run pretty warm but never hot.

Why might this be, and would that much heat cause earlier than necessary drive failure?

A:WDC Green: 750 GB runs Hot, 4 TB runs Cool ???

Hi there,

The WD Green drives should be working up to 60 degrees Celsius, which could feel really hot to the touch. The older model of the drive might be working on higher temperatures that the newer, but should not exceed those 60 degrees. I advise you install some monitoring software to determinate the exact working temperature. If you have the option, check if the drive is running hot when used without the enclosure.
If a drive works hotter than expected, this may be an indicator of an ongoing issue and, yes, might lead to an unexpected drive failure. My advice: measure the exact temperature and do regular backups.
In the links below you will find the spec sheets of the different WD Green models, where you can check temperatures:
Specifications for Caviar Green and Caviar GP Serial ATA hard drives

Hope this helps

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I don't know how to describe this but my computer is running like mad (noise, flashing little green light)...goes none stop when NOTHING i can identify is supposed to be running. I've done a registry cleaner, a defrag, a mcafee scan. I'm just lost. What is making it work sooooo hard for nothing? Here is a hijack this log. Can anyone help me??

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:46:11 AM, on 1/31/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MBK\MBackMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
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A:Computer RUNS & RUNS but nothing is open!?

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Dell Dimension E510 running Windows XP (service pack 3).

I bought this desktop computer about a week ago off of Craigslist. I was running late that day so I didnt get to ask much more than I already stated. When I used it the first week it was slow but tolerable. As the days passed the speed slowed even more to programs not even responding. I also would like to erase all the user information and settings so I can start new with a decent working PC. My knowledge in computer software and program procedures etc. Just let me know if you need more specific information.

A:Windows XP runs slow...if it runs at all!

If you bought that Dell Dimension E510 desktop from Craig's List and it still contains all the programs and "debris" and issues from its previous owner, you need to do a clean reinstall of Windows XP SP3 and get a fresh start with it.

What's the 7-character "service tag" number on one of the stickers?

What's the complete version of Windows XP that's on the Microsoft Certificate-Of-Authenticity sticker that has the product key?

Were you given any discs with that desktop?


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Hi all

Like the title says, everytime i turn my machine on the windows page appears on start and the load bar just keeps going. I left this running for an hour and nothing happened.

I have read tons of stuff and tried loads of stuff and yes you guessed it nothing has sorted it out.

My computer knowledge isnt great so if this requires Bios work or Command prompts i will need some detailed help.

Cheers All


A:Xp loading bar just runs runs and runs

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I recently re-formatted my Sony VAIO since it was starting to run super slow. Now that I re-installed Windows 7 on it through recovery disks, it worked fined for about a day but then the problem came back. The computer is slow at bootup and runs super slow while freezing so many times. I am running it on safe mode right now and its working fine.

I ran hardware diagnostics and everything is fine (Memory, Hard Disk etc.)

I installed Norton Antivirus and Windows Live Messenger after the re-install.

Please help me.

A:Computer runs really slow in normal mode, but runs fine in safe mode


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

not any other services have this problem

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

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

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

not any other services have this problem

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

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

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My pc open file automatically, then automatically shut down
when I running my pc, it create pop up sound then open file automatically
then pc get shut down.
watching any video file, this create more problem.
when i scan all of my hard drives but any virus or virus activity didnt appear.
My antivirus up to date besides i tried many type of antivirus as well.
please give me some suggestion as soon as possible.
what should i do?

A:My pc open file automatically, then automatically shut down

Boot into System Recovery Options to System Restore to a point before the problem began.

Establish a Clean Boot first and then work through the other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7, working in Safe Mode if necessary.

Keep us posted on your progress.

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I have a Dell with a 500Gb hard drive and decided to ask for a diskcheck at next boot with the repair option. It started 25 hours ago and the screen is blank. The HD light flicks once per second.
How long should I leave it like this before pulling the plug?
Is this an expected time to run?
Thanks for opinions...


A:CHKDSK runs and runs...

Till its done. Did you find any errors or allocation problems? Does it find issues and crash?

All programs
Right click on command prompt and choose run as administrator
In box, chkdsk c:/r
Follow the prompts to run at reboot. Reboot and let it run.

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Daily I update and run an avg spywarescan, weekly I update spywareblaster, and weekly I update and run spybot s&d, avg anti-spyware and ad=aware 2007... think I'm paranoid. Lately the computer has been slower than usual, check the avg anti-virus test reults I notice avirus was detected and deleted around the same time the computer started acting slower, around the begining of this month. See anything that should be eliminated on the hjt log attached? Thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:36:02 PM, on 4/30/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
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A:Machine runs slowly and cpu runs when not doing anything on machine

Hi and welcome to TSF.

Can't see any malware in the log.
Your java needs to be updated to the latest version.Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 6 and save it to your desktop.
Scroll down to where it says "The Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) allows end-users to run Java applications."
Click the "Download" button to the right.
Select the Windows platform from the dropdown menu.
Read the License Agreement and then check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement". Click on Continue.The page will refresh.
Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation and save the file to your desktop.
Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove Programs and remove all older versions of Java.
Check (highlight) any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u6-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.
After the install is complete, go into the Control Panel (using Classic View) and double-click the Java Icon. (looks like a coffee cup)On the General tab, under Temporary Internet Files, click the Settings button.
Next, click on the Delete Files button
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I'm a newby. But I noticed that my CPU runs at 100% only after installing the service pack 1. This seems odd. But I've done 3 total restores, back to factory settings. I never have this problem before the service pack - only after.

A:CPU runs at 100%

Open Resource Monitor and switch to CPU tab. Sort by CPU on Processes and Services, see which one is consuming the CPU. Report back.

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Whenever I'm playing a game on my computer, the CPU runs up to 100%. Does anyone know why this is?


A:CPU runs up to 100%

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I've got some corrupted picture files I'm trying to restore; so I've added back the extension ".jpg", but now it is asking "open in what application"?

I have NO IDEA?



A:JPG? Runs on what?

There are many programs you can use depending on which operating system you have installed. You can use Internet Explorer, Microsoft Photo Editor, Microsoft Picture Viewer, Paintshop.

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Is this a virus or is Norton, (this computer's antivirus program) just a crappy antivirus product?
We have Windows XP 2002.

I have updated iE and also chrome.

I also did the Live Update for Norton today.

A:CPU runs at 100% sometimes

ccsvchst.exe is related to Symantec (Norton) products. If you do a Google Search for ccsvchst.exe high cpu usage, you will find this is a common complaint from Symantec users.However, determining whether a file is malware or a legitimate process usually depends on the location (path) it is running from. One of the ways that malware tries to hide is to give itself the same name as a legitmate file. However, it then places itself in a different location (folder) than where the legitimate file resides and runs from there. Tools to investigate running processes and gather additional information to identify them and resolve problems:Process MonitorAnVir TaskManager FreeProcess ExplorerSystem ExplorerProcessHacker - (requires Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or above to use)AutorunssvchostViewer-- These tools will provide information about each process, CPU usage, file description and its path location.-- System Explorer provides a security check of running processing using their online security database when you first launch the program. If you want process the initial scan, press the "Start Security Check" button. Keep in mind, that the check is not a guarantee of what is or is not detected as malware. Further investigation is always recommended. At the Security Check page you can also check the file through the VirusTotal database by pressing the Check MD5 button.-- Process Explorer shows two panes by default: the upper pane is always a process list and the bottom pane eit... Read more

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i did a forum search and came up empty??
my explorer.exe runs at 90-100% each time I open my music/movies folder.
done AVG ad-awre and spybot as well as ewido scans and made sure all was clean.
I have read and read and read all kinds of blogs and forums. Now I'm just frustrated as hell.
Something easy?? More than likely. lol
thanks in advice, this site RAWKS!!!

A:cpu runs 100%

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I got Ubuntu via wubi, and all was good this was about 4 weeks ago.
2 weeks ago, XP started to run V-E-R-Y S-L-O-W-L-Y, like it would take about 3 mins for all progs to load up from the start menu, after that loaded up
I used to be able to run 6 or 7 applications all at once and not experience any lag, but now i can't run 3 without them becoming 'not responding'.
It has gone way to slow to just be a de-frag prog, and die to the time laps between getting linux, and the slowdown, i assume that its not that (please let it not be that - ubuntu is cool) so i am lead to believe its a virus, or spyware, yet zonealarm (run on XP, as thats what is slow) didnt find a thing.

What would you recommend? Please try and stop short of zapping the linux as its a lot better than winDOZE but if thats a must, then i would rather get rid of the linux than the windoze, as im more used to the windoze.

Please help as this is pissing me off mightily.

A:Xp runs very S-L-O-W-L-Y

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Ok, well I recently moved in with a friend, and he also had a PC, so I bought a Gigabyte PCI Network Adapter to allow me to get onto the net. Well, before I even put the adapter in, I formatted my OS HD, so everything was fresh. Well, the next day is when I got the adapter, and put it into my first PCI slot. Once I did that, I closed up the PC and turned it on. I have blue neon lights and gauges on the front of the PC, they all come on, including all of the case fans and CPU fan, and I can hear the power supply running. So it seems as if everything in the PC is running fine, but my problem is that the monitor doesn't come on, and neither does the sound, keyboard, or mouse. The monitor power is on, because the light comes on, but it blinks as if it was left on and the PC wasn't on, when the PC is on. I tried new monitor cables, and checked all of the wires inside of the PC. I've even gotten as far as removing the network adapter, and taking out the battery off of my motherboard, and resetting the BIOS. Still it continues to do the same thing. I'm currently believing it has something to do with my motherboard, due to plugging the network adapter into the motherboard, which caused something to happen to my video card and onboard sound, mouse, and keyboard. Which happens to be all of which are not working. My hypothesis would have to be either the motherboard or power supply. Well, hope someone can help me to my guiding light, so I can use it again! [email... Read more

A:PC runs but...

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It all started when all of a sudden my pc locked up while I was playing WoW. I knew right away it was a hardware issure b/c everything just stopped... No Alt-Tab, no Alt-F4, and no Ctrl-Alt-Del... Mouse wasn't responding, and the HDD light wasn't blinking.

After restarting, I tried booting back up into Windows... got past POST and OS select, but then nothing. So I thought maybe it was a Windows thing. I then restarted and booted up Ubuntu and it worked fine. I installed some updates and checked my email then restarted Windows into safe mode. When that worked I restarted again and booted normally into Windows. Logged in, everythig was going as usual then it suddenly just froze just like last time, nothing would work. I did notice that the CPU temp was about 8 degrees higher than usual, right before it froze. So at that point I opened the case and cleaned a little bit of lint out of the CPU's heat sink, thinking maybe it was overheating.

Still didn't work. Infact, when turned it on this time, I pressed Del to go into my BIOS and it froze. Now I'm really worried.

Now not even the monitor will turn on.

I disconnected all I could and gave it a go, and nothing happens... no beeps no nothing, but everything in the computer is running.


A:PC runs but nothing happens...

Most likely causes are cpu fan failing, memory module failed, hard drive went belly-up, video graphics card failed, or the monitor itself failed.
Do you have the experience to rule these out one at a time, or do you want some suggestion.
We always like to use a Windows 98 or MS-DOS boot floppy in those computers with a floppy drive. You disconnect the hard drive and boot to a floppy to see if you have any thing on the screen because it may work at low boot resolution.
Do you have a video graphics card in a slot, or do you have onboard video socket?
If you have more than one memory module, you can remove them one at a time. If you get a screen with the other one, you know it may be memory. Alternate modules and try again.

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recently i had to replace a motherboard, the motherboard is supposed to be better than my old one, i got more ram, and a better graphics card but it seems everything is taking up more cpu usage than it used to. not getting any errors and such, just poor performance, ive done all i can think of that would help speed it up, including defragmenting.

i just cant multi task like a used to anymore, plus when i play world of warcraft with nothing else running, it would start at about 60 FPS but when i do some travel, especially into daleran, the FPS would drop to 30, then to 5 or lower, at that point the cpu isnt at 100% but still very high like 80%. after some time FPS may go up to 30 again but may still go back to poor performance again.

heres some specs that i hope would help that i took at a poor performance time

Advanced SystemCare Diagnose Report v1.0
Date: 2012/04/02 20:26:09

01 - Operating System

0101 - Operating System : Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.111025-1629)
0102 - Language : English (Regional Setting: English)
0103 - BIOS : Default System BIOS
0104 - Processor : Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.40GHz (2 CPUs)
0105 - Memory : 3584MB RAM
0107 - Page File : 1446MB used, 4017MB available
0108 - Windows Dir : C:\WINDOWS
0109 - DirectX Version : Di... Read more

A:everything runs the cpu more than it should

Did you do a clean reinstall of Windows xp after installing the new motherboard?

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So I didnt do much review on the laptop because the gentlemen at Best Buy sold me on it. And I love it. But,(and its a huge BUT), it runs so hot. I sit on my couch or bed to read and do work and it burned my lap. It became so hot that i got a bit red on my lap. Is this how it is supposed to run? or does it have a bad fan? or is this a known issue? Thank you for your assistance. I just dont want to keep it if it does that purposely. I never had a problem with my Dell laptop. thank you for your help I appreciate your assistance with this matter.oh and the screen sometimes goes crazy with black lines.Best,Felix [email protected]

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just replaced the motherboard on my dv9205 with a later model dv9913 motherboard
works ok everything on the screen is a little wide the graphics card rating in windows 7 system properties is 1.0 should be a 4.1 and it runs superpi slow 45 sec but downloads transfers files ok could this be i need a later model screen know or what could be the problem

A:hp dv with win 7 still runs

If you haven't reformatted it could just be driver noise.
I would do a clean install after changing something as major as a motherboard, even if the replacement was similar to the original.

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I have a 2.66 Ghz sytem with 512 dual channel memory running Window XP. My problem is I can use the computer all day long with no problems. When I walk away for an hour or more and come back the computer CPU zone is hot(per the Intel Active monitor software) and the computer acts like it is hot. Extremely slow response, mouse jumps around, and I have to turn it off by holding the button. It restarts fine and cools down quickly and I can use it right away. All the fans seem to be working okay when it is in this mode. I change the power scheme mode and it does not seem to matter. It has me stumped.
Thanks for any help you can provide.

A:My PC runs hot when not in use

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How do I fix this problem on Vista

A:CPU runs at 100%

There can be several reasons why the CPU is running at 100%.

We're not there to look at that computer, so you need to provide us with some details.

You can start out by doing the following:

Download and save the

TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe)

After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.

Information about your computer will appear.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the entire text here.


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I have windows Vista and I believe I have malware/virus/spyware. Whenever I try to run any program the computer things for a second then stops. The task manager shows the process as open, but the software never loads. I tired to run Live OneCare but it says the service is stopped. So I tried to open up my services, and of course it completely freezes. Any ideas on where to start?

I can't install any software or uninstall anything unless i'm in safe mode. All software runs in safemode, but once i go back to normal windows i get nothin. I've tried running Trend Micro House call but all it finds is a few tracking cookies.

I've also tried running msconfig, again computer freezes. Uhg.. just getting impatient!!

A:Nothing Runs

Please, do this in Safe Mode then:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen, ... Read more

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