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msn not responding, tried multiple fixes, no luck

Q: msn not responding, tried multiple fixes, no luck

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 6134 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6670, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 931 GB (855 GB Free); J: 279 GB (274 GB Free);
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DP55WB
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Enabled and Updated

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Preferred Solution: msn not responding, tried multiple fixes, no luck

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.

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Everytime I go on the Internet whether It be Internet Explorer or Mozilla. I get this Pop-Up window of (*) CiD: gamevance (*) CiD: of all kind of VarietiesI have Norton,Ad-Aware,Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware,SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition,Windows defender. This Pop-up slips right on by.I've tried to follow the instructions, but I must be slipping somewhere. This problem is starting to really frustrate me beyond belief. I'm self taughtso not really a newbie or a techie. But very lost in between.Would really appreciate help and patients as I don't always understand all of the stuff. I do try though. Have to leave for a few, but will check back in.Thank You

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Hi there,

I am using a lenovo thinkpad x100e running wins 7 32bit.

The problem is that im unable to connect to the internet explorer....I have been able to connect to my router using cable and on wireless.

Have been able to download windows updates and java updates without any issues.

Have done a DNS flush with no success....

Any suggestions please ??



A:Unable to connect to internet - Many fixes tried but still no luck :-(

does it affect all browsers or just internet explorer?
It would help to install either chrome or firefox on the same system to see if either of them work properly.
...just in the interest of making sure the browser is the problem.
Mozilla Firefox Web Browser
Google Chrome - Get a fast new browser. For PC, Mac, and Linux

...just pick one.

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I just now installed the KDE Cygwin (kde-cygwin)for Windows on my Win XP SP2 machine. However, upon restart I am now receiving the message "NTLDR Missing".

I have tried following the instruction found on numerous forums and at computerhope.com but I continue to receive the same message every restart.

This is what I have done so far:
Restarted with the Win XP CD-ROM and went to the Recovery Console.
Logged into my C:\ drive using the admin password.
Copied "F:\i386\NTLDR" and "F:\i386\NTDETECT.com" to the root of my C drive.
Ran "bootcfg /rebuild" and then "fixboot".

After doing all of the above I restarted and am still met with the "NTLDR Missing" message.

Again I booted back into the Recovery Console and checked to see what had been written into the boot.ini file using "bootcfg /list" and this is what I got:
[1] ""
OS Load Options:
OS Location: C:\WINDOWS

Does this look right??

I tried typing the "fixmbr" command in and was met with the message, "This computer appears to have a non-standard or invalid master boot record." which was followed the threat that if I continued then I might lose all of the data on my drive, which is not an option for me.

I am trying to avoid the need run a "repair installation" from the Win XP boot CD. That would require a lot of PITA work to update Windows back to... Read more

A:NTLDR Missing but no luck with standard fixes

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Multiple BSODs over the last year, sometimes while logging in, sometimes after 15 minutes of running. Have tried SFC/SCANNOW, memory test, CHKDSK, all with no reported errors. Did a system restore to Windows 8 a while back and kept getting BSODs. Could it be a hard drive problem, or a simple drive upgrade? Im currently working on trying to update all my drivers to see if that will fix it. All help is appreciated.

A:Multiple BSOD errors from multiple drivers, no luck fixing so far

Oh and I replaced the RAM and was still getting BSODs so I put my factory ones back in.

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I have been doing a ton of research and a bunch of random stuff to try and fix my PC.

2 days ago, I was just doing a fantasy draft, computer froze completely, then I couldn't start it up for like 5-6 tries. The power came on, but the monitor wasn't. Finally, windows started and I kept getting Blue screen, Kernel Data Inpage Error. Not sure if it was f4 or 7a at the beginning.

I decided to reformat my Windows, but I kept getting a BSOD when it was overloading, either by trying to update games, or other software, or trying to run a game. But this didn't fix it either.

I ran a MEMTEST86 for both slots of 4gb ram, and passed.

Also ran CHKDSK, and SEATOOLS for DOS and passed both Long/Short Tests.

Attached is my computer file

A:BSOD F4 And 7A...Multiple checks done but still no luck

Ibwa and welcome to SevenForums!

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa8006c66b10, fffffa8006c66df0, fffff80003180e70}

Probably caused by : csrss.exe

BugCheck 7A, {fffff6fb40000118, ffffffffc000000e, 4324d884, fffff68000023000}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+36c1a )

BugCheck 7A, {fffff6fc400097a8, ffffffffc000000e, af9c0860, fffff880012f563c}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption
Run sfc /scannow and chkdsk /r.
Install the latest updates from Windows Update.

Do the exact same steps for chkdsk /r but instead of typing in sfc /scannow type chkdsk /r.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

There's an 0xF4 code in your bugchecks. This could mean that there's a virus, a failing harddrive, failing RAM stick/s. Run SeaTools(DO NOT RUN FOR SSDS) SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use Also run MemTest86+ for 8 passes. It must be MemTest86+. RAM - Test with Memtest86+ Scan your computer for viruses using Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

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My first time registering at this forum but I have consulted here a number of times w/ issues and have usually found ideal help. I may be out of luck this time though.

I'm running XP (sp3)- P4 and 1Gb Ram(old) and have been using NOD32 AV, Spybot, and then also have Super Antispyware (free) installed and also Malwarebytes. In December/January I had a "minor" infection w/ the "google" or "yahoo" virus which I believe I was able to remove (malware bytes on a flash drive). After then in January I had another minor infection w/ tdss (recollection on name) which I thought I removed. After this, it seemed my Spybot was less effective than in the past (hind sight now). It now seems as if it blocked my spybot entirely?

Yesterday I got hit with a major virus/trojan infection from multiple fronts. I have been using Malware Bytes and Super Antivirus to scan and try and remove these pests. I'm at my work computer right now so I'm going off recollection. Two or 3 of the infections were in the memory stores (according to SAV software) and then 64 infections in the registery and then several more in "files." I am able to scan for the infections but then am unable to reboot to remove/quarentine them. One of them hijacked my desktop and placed a notice in my system tray saying my computer was infected. I love their humor despite wanting to punch them!

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A:multiple infections - low memory resources - I may be out of luck?

Welcome.I am able to scan for the infections but then am unable to reboot to remove/quarentine themPlease be more specific. Exactly what happens when you try rebooting?Please post the results of your MBAM scan for review.To retrieve the MBAM scan log information, launch MBAB.Click the Logs Tab at the top.The log will be named by the date of scan in the following format:
mbam-log-2009-01-12(13-35-16).txt <- your dates will be different from this example
-- If you have previously used MBAM, there may be several logs showing in the list.Click on the log name to highlight it.Go to the bottom and click on Open.The log should automatically open in notepad as a text file.Go to Edit and choose Select all.Go back to Edit and choose Copy or right-click on the highlighted text and choose copy from there.Come back to this thread, click Add Reply, then right-click and choose Paste.Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.Exit MBAM when done.

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I have used restore on Vista, no luck. Malware bytes, no luck. Hijackthis, still no luck. Here is my log if anyone can help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:55:45 PM, on 5/27/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18602)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPStart.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\HpqSRmon.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin\Router Setup and Monitor\BelkinRouterMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
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A:Browser Hijacked Have ran multiple malware no luck

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.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.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.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 application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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Computer: Dell Dimension 4600 OS= Windows XP SP3I recently downloaded a corrupt file from a website claiming it was a trial version of 'Microsoft Office 2007', then my Opera and Firefox web browsers began to redirect my searches, about 40% of all my searches. I have used the following programs, but to no avail: ALL WERE UPDATED AND THEN RUN-HijackThis-Autoruns-SUPER Anti Spyware-CCleaner-Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware- Ad-Aware-Webroot Anti-Virus w/ AntiSpywareThey were all updated before running, but I could not boot it in Safe Mode because a blue screen appears and says windows had to shut down. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and if you have any further questions FEEL FREE to ask, I am almost losing my mind Thank You!

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I recently reinstalled XP Pro w/ SP3 and I ran into errors. I put out another post on here but I feel like I bogged it down with too many issues at once and it wasn't really fitting of my problem anymore. Anyways, my main concern right now is that I am stuck in an unfortunate loop. I cannot boot the computer normally. Doing so results in a blue error screen shortly after start up. I can however run the computer in safe mode no problem... BUT running in safe mode disables Microsoft Installer Service which I need in order to download several drivers and fixes I have found. What I need to figure out is how to bypass the blue screen error in order to run windows normally so that I can then fix the blue screen error. My computer has turned itself into a Doctor Who episode and I lost the damn screwdriver. Someone please help.

A:Multiple Errors- Cannot install fixes

What does the BSOD error say?

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I'm using Win 7 Ultimate 32bit on an HP Pavillion laptop
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo T6600
2.2 ghz, Ram 4 gigs

For many months I've been trying to install Java's latest update. been attempting it for so long I think Java has updated twice during this time. Sometimes it worked for a few weeks or a month then I'd get a message telling me I need to update my version. So off I go....back to Java - ran the test - sure enough it would say I needed to update or I had no Java at all. Right now the latest version is jre1.7.0_09-windowsi586.exe. I got it directly from the JAVA site.

I've tried many fixes. From my OS troubleshooter to the MS Fixit tool at the fixit center and other tools in between. All of them say they have fixed the problem. I've spent hours reading about Java issues, fixes, etc at various sites discussing why - this happens. Its conflicting views.

I do recall installing different versions of Java in the past because the site advised me to for reasons I can't remember now..... I think it was the JRE 2 - that had a browser plugin which had a fix for a later version of Java.

In the last several months I periodically - dl and installed the latest version but each time I tested it - it would say it was NOT installed so I'd do it again after checking BOTH the destination folder (empty) and the control panel to see if it was in there and it wasn't so I tried again with same result. I never tried to uninstall earlier versions because I thought there was a r... Read more

A:Unable to install Java after multiple fixes

Hello pippin and welcome to Seven Forums.

Give JavaRa a try. It has always been an effective tool to remove all remnants of Java.

JavaRa | SingularLabs

After using JavaRa, run a system file checker scan. This will check for any damaged or corrupt system files that might be preventing a clean install of the latest version of Java. Run the scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If any problems are found, run the scan 3 times and reboot the computer after each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back if this helped or not.

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I have had a few different BSOD issues, one of which I think I have fixed (BIOS drivers seemed to need reinstalling)

Now, I am getting another error code, and it happens quite often. this is literally the sixth time I've reinstalled windows since last week, and I'm starting to think that hardware somewhere on my system has gone wrong

It's probably good to note that my computer went without a hitch before - then one day I installed a second hard drive. Whilst formatting the second drive, I lost power to my system and somehow had also corrupted my primary drive (with windows installed)

After that problem, after problem. However, maybe this is just timed badly, I'm not sure, so all suggestions, (except formatting harddrive) are welcome

The error code is BCCode 124

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8007FF1028
BCP3: 00000000BF800000
BCP4: 0000000000200001
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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A:Multiple BSOD instances - several formats and fixes used

Follow it: Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514
Run by Conley at 18:06:49 on 2011-09-23
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8174.6308 [GMT -5:00]
AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {86355677-4064-3EA7-ABB3-1B136EB04637}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {3D54B793-665E-3129-9103-206115370C8A}
FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled* {BE0ED752-0A0B-3FFF-80EC-B2269063014C}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
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A:Redirect Virus-Multiple Fixes Tried withou resolution

Hi conleyj, and welcome to Bleeping Computer.Firstly,Please launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, click the Update tab, and then Check for Updates. Then choose the Scanner tab and select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.Secondly,Download OTL.exe by OldTimer to your Desktop.Close all windows and double click OTL.exe.In the "Custom Scans/Fixes" window (under the light green bar) paste the following in bold:

%systemroot%\*. /mp /s
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\Results\Install|LastSuccessTime /rs

Click Run Scan and let the program run uninterrupted.When the scan completes, it will open two Notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL. Post both logs in this thread.You may need to use two posts to get it all.

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Hi, I upgraded to windows 10 from windows 7. I have tried numerous fixes to get it to stay connected but it just doesn't seem to work.
I have done all the well documented fixes including registry edits, changing the power management settings on my network device and it just doesn't seem to help. The longest I have managed to stay online in one session is about 45 minutes, but more often than not, it doesn't stay connected longer than 15.

Once the connection is lost, the network cannot connect, or even be found on occasion. This forces me to restart the computer to re-establish the connection.

Does anyone have any ideas, as it's getting to the point where I am tempted to just bin the thing and get a new computer with a version of windows 10 that is not upgraded from an old OS.

A:Win10 Wifi Still not staying connected, despite trying multiple fixes.

Originally Posted by orangecroc

Does anyone have any ideas

Nope, but a long-shot:

ipconfig /flushdns
Could be due to corrupted config.

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I have built a new computer and am having the following problem:

One certain occasions, the computer will power on shortly after being turned off. This will usually happen within 1 to 3 minutes after being turned off. If it doesn't happen within 5 minutes, it will stay off.

My system specs are:

ASUS p5ad2-p mobo
p4 550
1 gig Corsair XMS ddr2-5400
2 Maxtor HDs (non-raid)
SB Audigy 2 ZS
Enermax 550w 24-pin PSU
Radeon x800 pro

Everything in the system is less than a month old.

Here is what I have done to try and solve the problem (based on advice from this and other forums):

1. replaced the PSU (original was an Ultra-X 500w)
2. reformatted and reinstalled Windows
3. disabled all hibernation options in Windows
4. disabled all wake-on options in the bios
5. flashed bios to most current version
6. inspected the mobo (to the best of my relatively limited abilities) for bulging or leaking capacitors (there may be other evidence of a short in the mobo that I wouldn't recognize)

I am truly stumped as to what could be causing the problem. Is it possible that line-noise is the culprit? I have plugged the surge protector into different outlets on the same circuit, and have the same result. Haven't tried plugging it into a different circuit.

Before I RMA the mobo, I want to make sure there's not some other possible cause that I am overlooking.

Any and all advice is greatly appreciated.


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A:Computer turns itself on - multiple fixes unsuccessful - any advice appreciated

Try unplugging the power button wire from the motherboard to eliminate that. (You can still "switch" by shorting the pins for a moment).

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Mouse Freeze& PC QuicklySllowerr.Multiple fixes tried.(ESET, SecCk, OTL, MSE)
Hello, all @ BC. May all blessings arrive for you; Yeay, even more than they have from here flown, it seems. (This is my first post at all here; indeed, I believe, my first 'forum' post anywhere? - I think - although I've been known to comment on politics at other places.) 
To keep things quick,  Me:  Hello. I'm LeLandon.  Thank YOU!!!  I'm a self-employed 'professional' (as if that here means something worth while; though it certainly can) whatever.  I've got an HP XP Pro 2002 SP3 with 90G HD and 320 RAM. (I imagine that the scan that someone will hopefully [ :-D ] ask me to do will detail same.)
In my recent efforts to rid my "computer"/PC of the slowdown, it appeas appeared that I HAD  and resolved?  (I hope ) ad.yieldmanager bug, after reading sundry posts here about same .)
I've done multiple recent deletions of anti viral programs, etc.  However, slowness persists, particularly in my older edition of Firefox that I've recently removed in my Fleimingesque pursuit.*
I've recently run scans, also which have found and removed bugs, (ESET;  TDSSKiller,
OTL, Security Check) 
{I've genreally relied on MSE, but they've consistently found nada when the others have.)  Upon removal of same per those other bug programs, I've had less problems, but speed is stil waayy down.
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A:Mouse Freeze& PC QuicklySllowerr.Multiple fixes tried.(ESET, SecCk, OTL, MSE)

Hi  LeLandon and to BCTry clearing your cache files/cookies and history : Free Ccleaner Ignore the Registry feature of Ccleaner as it is not recommended or needed. Remove Adware : http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/Double Click on  Adwcleaner and hit Delete. Copy/paste the result on your next reply.Scan for Malware using free MalwarebytesInstall then run a quick scan only after updating to the latest definition. Remove any threats found and post also the result on your next reply.

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I've got a doozy of a Toshiba here. Originally, it had the beginnings of a failed hard drive, so we cloned it over. After that, we ran BleachBit, AdwCleaner, and JRT as a basic cleanup, not finding anything significant. HitmanPro also found nothing of note. Finishing up, we started to run Windows update to find the error message "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart the computer." Of course, restarting didn't help

Here's a list of things we've tried to get this thing fixed:

Fixit 50123
Restarting wuauserv, bits
Windows Update Readiness tool
Windows Repair All-In-One - ran the full gamut of fixes
Fixit to "Automatically diagnose and fix common problems with Windows Update"
CHKDSK /f - made corrections, nothing major.
SFC /scannow - found errors, unable to correct them

Usually, we perform a repair install after this to more definitively reset components. However, with this machine, it gets about halfway through the Expanding files section to get the error message that it "cannot configure Windows to run on this hardware".

I tried going into %systemroot%\Panther to find the setuperr.log, but the file doesn't exist. Maybe that file is only created for vanilla installations, not upgrades.

I'm starting to run out of options here. The machine isn't having infection issues, updates won't run, and I can't repair the system.

Any suggestions?

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A:Windows Update broken. Multiple fixes didn't work.

we need the complete logs, please - the SFC scan had not completed when you copied the data for upload.

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

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As suggested from the title I've been battling with this error for a while now.
I am not sure when it started but this Windows 10 installation was a clean one directly from an .iso file from Microsoft meaning no tampering was done with it.
It is a legit activation from the start, so no tampering there either.
My Windows Update works (actual system updates), but any updates/installations regarding Windows Store just refuses to work.
I've tried multiple fixes I've found online:
Relogged in the Store - achieved nothing
Tried wsreset - achieved nothing
Took ownership and tried switching it around multiple times - achieved nothing
Removed registry keys as suggested on another thread - achieved nothing
Tried sfc /scannow - achieved nothing (it did find a dll file it tried to fix regarding gpu drivers but thats another problem in itself)
Tried running apps.diagcab (not the latest diagnostic app but it provided info which the latest one did not)
Interestingly enough it showed a problem:
"Service registration is missing or corrupt"
It ofcourse failed to fix it and now I'm stuck with no idea how to proceed further, I feel like I've tried pretty much everything.

Worthy note: Since the clean install back then I didn't immediately use my email account with the System knowing that it would create a user folder with the name of my email account, so I made a local account and then later just signed in with my email and associated the system with that. This might be a possible pro... Read more

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As suggested from the title I've been battling with this error for a while now.
I am not sure when it started but this Windows 10 installation was a clean one directly from an .iso file from Microsoft meaning no tampering was done with it.
It is a legit activation from the start, so no tampering there either.
My Windows Update works (actual system updates), but any updates/installations regarding Windows Store just refuses to work.
I've tried multiple fixes I've found online:
Relogged in the Store - achieved nothing
Tried wsreset - achieved nothing
Took ownership and tried switching it around multiple times - achieved nothing
Removed registry keys as suggested on another thread - achieved nothing
Tried sfc /scannow - achieved nothing (it did find a dll file it tried to fix regarding gpu drivers but thats another problem in itself)
Tried running apps.diagcab (not the latest diagnostic app but it provided info which the latest one did not)
Interestingly enough it showed a problem:
"Service registration is missing or corrupt"
It ofcourse failed to fix it and now I'm stuck with no idea how to proceed further, I feel like I've tried pretty much everything.

Worthy note: Since the clean install back then I didn't immediately use my email account with the System knowing that it would create a user folder with the name of my email account, so I made a local account and then later just signed in with my email and associated the system with that. This might be a possible pro... Read more

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I have Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit OS. I have researched multiple "fixes" on this site, and still cannot get it to function properly.
Some of the patches are using a Standalone Installer. When they are engaged, it searches for updated files, and that's all it does.
Can anyone assist me in fixing this situation.

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop. It's about 5 years old.


A:Windows Update will not update and I've tried multiple fixes

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Sounds like a older existing install and you were not clean installing win-7 ?

When manually installing updates you need to switch your update settings to Never check for updates and restart the machine first.
Windows Update Settings - Change
After restart verify that the windows update service is not running if it is Stop and switch to Manual apply and okay.

Make sure KB3020369 is installed if not manually install it this is the main article page with all versions,
These other links do prompt you to download as soon as you click on them just to give you a heads up
Win-7 32 bit
Win-7 64 bit

Then manually install KB3172605 main article page with all versions,
Win-7 32 bit
Win-7 64 bit

After switch your windows update and service settings back to what you had prior and manually check for updates and the rest should show up shortly.

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Hi guys

(apologies if this is in the wrong section, wasn't quite sure)

I've recently built a new PC, and this is the first time I've gone for vista. Was previously an XP32 / Ubuntu fan so this is new to me.

I have a rather strange issue that I can't pinpoint the cause on.

After some time (maybe a few hours), firefox will stop working. It doesn't crash, but it just won't load any pages, it just "hangs". The same thing will happen for IE. If i close firefox the window closes, but its still in task manager.

I can't kill the process, well I can click kill, but it doesnt go. I can't load up firefox cos its already running (apparently), and I can't shut the system down, presumably because of this firefox process still running.

I get the same with uTorrent, after about an hour it stops responding and prevents me from shutting down the system.

At the moment I have to just switch the PC off at the mains, and I'm not sure this is a healthy practice.

I was running Avast, Zonealarm. but I have since uninstalled those. I still have the same issue, even if i disable the windows firewall etc.

Any ideas? I've tried googling but it just returns threads suggesting to uninstall antivirus/firewalls

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A:multiple apps not responding..

Originally Posted by jameselsey

Hi guys

(apologies if this is in the wrong section, wasn't quite sure)

I've recently built a new PC, and this is the first time I've gone for vista. Was previously an XP32 / Ubuntu fan so this is new to me.

I have a rather strange issue that I can't pinpoint the cause on.

After some time (maybe a few hours), firefox will stop working. It doesn't crash, but it just won't load any pages, it just "hangs". The same thing will happen for IE. If i close firefox the window closes, but its still in task manager.

I can't kill the process, well I can click kill, but it doesnt go. I can't load up firefox cos its already running (apparently), and I can't shut the system down, presumably because of this firefox process still running.

I get the same with uTorrent, after about an hour it stops responding and prevents me from shutting down the system.

At the moment I have to just switch the PC off at the mains, and I'm not sure this is a healthy practice.

I was running Avast, Zonealarm. but I have since uninstalled those. I still have the same issue, even if i disable the windows firewall etc.

Any ideas? I've tried googling but it just returns threads suggesting to uninstall antivirus/firewalls

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could you fill in your complete system specs. we need info on ram, 32bit or 64, etc.

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I was hoping someone could help me figure out what is going on. I'm not sure if I have a virus or some corruption, or something else. Hopefully I am posting this in the right forum. Details are below.

Windows 7 Home Premium
IE 8.0.7600.16385
256 Bit
McAfee Anti Virus software

1) IE not responding randomly
2) Itunes won?t play, but will sync phone
3) Windows media player won?t play, but it does open the software
4) Default IME not responding in Task Manager
5) Quicktime player goes to not responding
6) You tube videos won?t play, causes IE to go to not responding
7) Embedded videos won?t play, causes IE to go to not responding

Tried MS Fixit: Playing video files crashes or freezes Internet Explorer or Windows (revert to default security settings)
Improve performance, safety and security in Internet Explorer (no issues found)
Fix Internet Explorer add-on problems when IE hangs or freezes (no issues found)

Computer has all updates from Windows Update

Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

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I have recurring "not responding" programs in Win 7. The affected programs are MS Office, Cad programs, Photoshop, etc. I tested my ram and all is good. Processor and temps are all excellent. Hard drive has no bad sectors. All drivers have been updated. Problem usually (but not always) goes away after reboot. I'm stumped!
Velocity Micro running Win 7 64, 8 GB ram, Intel core i7 870, nvidia gx 275.

A:Multiple programs stop responding in Win 7

I'll ask the standard questions:

1. Are you running anti-virus? Have you scanned for viruses lately?
2. What applications/services are running in the background?
3. Where do you get your drivers? If you get them from Microsoft, have you considered getting them from the hardware manufacturer instead? Microsoft drivers tend to lag behind quite a bit, especially for NICs and video cards.

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We have a linksys wireless internet connection at the house and everyones laptop is working except mine. Mine is connected but it says no internet access. I have tried switching the DNS server to public ones like Google, Norton, and a couple others but it keeps saying "dns server isnt responding". I have compared the settings on my laptop and another laptop that has internet under our linksys connection, to every detail and it's all basically the same.. What can I do?

A:DNS server isn't responding, tried multiple things!

If you can post a screen shot of your ipconfig/all it will give me a better idea of what might be causing this problem.

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I've had this X1 for a bit over a year and half, since last 6 months (after my warrenty expired) when working in Microsoft Outlook, IE, and Chrome the machine stops for a minute with a not responding message.  Everytime the fan kicks on when it bricks up in this environment.  I've ran the diagnostic with the lenovo vantage application and everything comes back fine.  I ran a deep scan with Norton looking for virsus and still nothing comes up.  Overall all the programs say the machine is healthy, but it is clearly not since when I'm trying to do things throughout the day the application I am working in will just stop.  I am not running any heavy programs, just web browsers and outlook most of the time.  I have downloaded all the latests updates and drivers.  I can only assume it is a windows 10 pro problem?  Any help would be appreciated.

A:X1 Yoga (2nd gen) not responding error through multiple programs

When it doesn't respond, hit ctrl-alt-del and select task manager.  You should be able to see the bottleneck.

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I like to respond to online newspaper articles and when I respond I get multiple (Usually3) comments in the response area. All the same comment, just printed out 3-4 times. They frown on the multiple responses. Any ideas how to fix it?. I've used both Firefox and Explorer both have the same problem, so maybe it's in my XP. Do you know if when You respond in explorer does it go through outlook express to get to the comment area? Do you have any idea how to fix it?

A:responding to online newspaper,I get multiple comments

Hello and welcome,

Please try this:

Reset Internet Explorer Settings - IEBlog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

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I have searched and read through many posts here and other places and have not been able to find anything about this problem specifically. If I have missed a relevant post that you know of, please let me know. Here's the problem:

Very frequently, though not always, when I try to shutdown or restart
windows I get a series of "program not responding dialogs." The series is
generally the same. With my desktop view still present I get this dialog for the
following programs: "network associates error reporting service," "McAfee
updater," "Hsm Sink Window," "Ati tray icon application," "DIEmWin," "Acrobat
try icon," and "kmw_run.exe" If I choose to end each of these tasks, then
windows proceeds to the shutdown screen where it hangs again. Then I get two
more "program not responding dialogs": "ctfmon.exe" and "explorer.exe."
After ending these two tasks my computer finally shuts down.

I know what each of these programs is except "DIEmWin" and "Hsm Sink
Window." I'm not sure if the problem is with one of these programs--I have
googled them both and had a difficult time finding out what they are. Or
perhaps the problem is with McAfee Virus Scanner, since the first two program
are associated with it. Or maybe the problem has to do with something else
entirely and these are just symptoms.

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A:Shutdown Problem, Multiple Programs Not Responding

Hey, no solution here, just some sympathy.....
Hi I've had the same problem. Different programs hang in my case...but I believe the problem is the same. I shutdown, the pc gives me the not responding dialog, so I manually shut them down. After about 5 or 6 programs shut down, the Pc finally turns off. Ive also noticed a general slowdown of the whole system. No viruses, no spyware....no significant one anyway.
I also tried defragmenting as suggested...but to no avail.
Any suggestions?

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Hello all I am a long time forum reader first time poster. I hope to gain some very much needed knowledge to my computer problems.

Okay on to my problems. I have an HP G50 laptop with Windows Vista Home Basic SP2 and 3 GB RAM. Every time I turn on the computer Windows starts normally. Once I am in Windows that is where all of my problems begin. I am not having just a single problem but multiple problems.

The first problem: Once in Windows, the network connection icon in the system tray has a Red "X" as it should when not connected to a network. If I go to right click on the icon, the little box pops up white with no options in it and I get the hour glass (spinning circle) and it never goes away. The same goes for clicking on the battery icon to switch the computer into high performance mode.

The second problem: When in the Control Panel, attempting to click on certain items/system functions (Network and Sharing Center, Internet Options, Device Manager, Windows Update, etc.) the Control Panel attempts to go to the item that has been selected but I am then greeted with a White window and hour glass. If I attempt to close the window/click the Red "X" I get no response. The computer doesn't really "lock up" per se, I just do not get any response from the window at all. I can still perform other functions. I have let the computer sit for hours in hopes of the window getting to its destination.

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A:Windows Vista Not Responding, Multiple Issues

I am having the same problems with the control panel and the network and sharing. Did you ever get those issues fixed?

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Ever since yesterday morning, my computer has been crashing at uneven intervals. Sometimes it crashes a few minutes after being turned on, other times an hour, and other times several hours.
To make matters worse, these crashes don’t always play out the same way. Sometimes my screen goes black for a split second and I get a notification at the bottom of my screen saying “Display driver AMD has stopped responding and has recovered.” Then my computer will crash, either right away or in a few hours. But I don’t always get this message. Sometimes everything straight-up freezes and I have to force the computer off. Other times, I get a BSoD and my computer automatically tries to restart afterward, but restarting crashes me too.
I should also mention that nothing I’m doing seems to be triggering these crashes. Sometimes I’ll just be browsing the Internet, sometimes I’ll be in Photoshop or Word, and other times I won’t have any programs running, aside from Skype and Discord in the background.
I looked up solutions to the AMD driver issue. I tried adding a TdrDelay with a value of 8 and also updating my driver, but neither of these seemed to work, so I’m inclined to think I have some kind of hardware failure, or perhaps an overheating issue?
I just ran WhoCrashed, so I’m hoping someone can make sense of its findings. I'll paste that below. Thanks to anyone willing to help me out.
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A:Multiple crashes a day - "AMD driver has stopped responding and has recovered"

Please read and follow:  How to receive help diagnosing Blue Screens and Windows crashes - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic176011.html .
Moved topic from Internal Hardware to Crashes/BSODs.

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Im having problem connecting my Sony Vaio laptop to my external monitor .

my spec are :
Intel Core Duo T5800 @2Ghz
3Gb Ram
Ati Mobility Radeon 3470

The problem is whenever i extended my screen to the external monitor, it shows atikmdag stopped responding and after a few second it crashed into blue screen.

Any help ?

A:Multiple Monitor : atikmdag stopped responding then crashed

Btw im using Vista 32

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I'm having numerous issues on my computer, all of them starting a couple weeks ago. The problems include: random shut downs, missing desktop icons, applications hang when starting, unable to stop processes using task manager (and sometimes unable to even start task manager), unable to shut down computer (hangs at "shutting down" message), unable to install Windows updates, Windows Explorer frequently stops responding, corrupt emails, and general slowness.

For the past few days it was so bad that I could only start the computer in safe mode. I ran TDSSKiller, RKill and Malwarebytes yesterday which seems to have helped (I can now start the computer normally). In fact for a while I thought it had solved the problems... but I'm still having intermittent issues. I'm hoping you can help me figure out if this is virus/malware related.
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17041 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.55.2
Run by Choco at 17:52:18 on 2014-06-03
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8189.5101 [GMT -7:00]
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {641105E6-77ED-3F35-A304-765193BCB75F}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {DF70E402-51D7-30BB-99B4-4D23E83BFDE2}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
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A:Multiple computer issues, Win Explorer stops responding


Hi and welcome to TSF.

I am currently reviewing your logs. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem as soon as possible.

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Greetings! I'm a new member and this is my first post - bare with me.

I'm curious if any of you have had issue with Access 2007 on Vista in a multi-user environment. I recently upgraded a clients office from XP to Vista and also upgraded their MS office package to 2007. (They were previously using office 2000).

Their CRM was located within an Access 2000 MDB. Since the installation, the database was upgraded from MDB to ACCDB (2000 to 2007). The database is located on a 2000 server which is a trusted location within the new trust 'feature' of Access. Database size is ~100mb, network is 1000mb.

Performance previously was nearly instant. Since the upgrade, the application will stop responding when switching back and forth between windows (say Internet Explorer then back to Access) for several seconds. Queries that took 1 second now take 45.

I'm kind of stumped at the moment. With one user in the database it works just fine. Performance degrades the more users open the database. I'm sure it has something to do with security settings (either on vista, in the new version of access or both). Please respond if you've ran into a similar issue or can point me in the right direction.


A:Access 2007 Not Responding When Multiple Users In Database (vista)

Jake the problem isn't your access, it is your network. Vista has a dynamically adjusting IP setting. This is a common problem with Vista/2000 Server. Copy to a command file and right click "run as Administrator" or login in as administrator and start, run, cmd. Type in the dos window.

netsh interface tcp set global rss=disabled
netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled

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1. The first time I noticed I had a problem was with being able to play videos such as Youtube and various news videos. Just kept getting loading..... then eventually IE not responding.... so I end up shutting it down by clicking on the X (close window) button.

2. I then decided to reboot, upon reboot I got a RUNDLL message.

Error loading c:\progra~1\mywebs~1\bar\2.bin\mwsbar.dll
Specified module could not be found.

3. Then noticed my Yahoo Toolbar was gone. And if I try to load Yahoo
Toolbar I get a warning that the new version is not compatible with my

4. So I update all ad-aware/spy-bot/Norton and run them all. Nothing
really caught my eye. But I fixed everything.

5. Found your website and started following the 5 step process.
Think I did everything right, but McAffee found w32/hllp.pphilis.ini and I
haven't fixed that yet.

6. Also found that SP2 was already installed.

7. Had to reboot and now find that upon start-up not only do I get the
RUNDLL error from above, but now it tries to load HP Photo and Imaging
1.1 - Photosmart Cameras.

I get the error:

The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk
that is not available. Insert the HP Photo....Cameras disk and click OK.

I hit cancel. Now I get Error 1706. No valid source....

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A:Multiple Problems video playing, ie explorer not responding, missing toolbar, etc.

Click here to download HJTsetup.exeSave HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.
Doubleclick on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

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Pardon the cross post, I mistakenly put this in a Vista forum first. Recently I have started having programs exhibit 'Not Responding' episodes (program becomes unresponsive for 3-30 seconds and that displays in the title bar) that have been widely reported here.  I've noticed these problems mostly in Firefox and Thunderbird.  In Firefox, I will be using the mouse wheel to scroll down a long page, and the browser will pause randomly as I move down the page.  If I click try to access the window, I see the 'Not Responding' in the title bar, and the cursor shows the 'wait' circle.  Then it recovers and operates normally. I am using Windows 7 Ultra 64.  My system specs are as follows: Desktop system Intel Quad core 8 Gigs of memory ASUS moterboard Also note that I have used this system for well over a year with the same hardware configuration under Windows XP and never had any issues. I had installed Windows 7 on this system several weeks back and it has been working fine, not exhibiting any hint of 'Not Responding' problems.  I HAD NOT gotten to the point where I installed an antivirus program during that period.  A few days ago I installed Microsoft Security Essentials and I first started experiencing the issue.  I reverted back to a drive image I had made before the installation of the antivirus and the problem went away.  I spent a day or so without antivirus again, and the issue did not reappear.  I decided to try a differ... Read more

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I have recently changed to Malware and gotten rid of Norton replacing it with MS Essentials thinking perhaps Norton was consuming too many resources. It has been suggested that I may have a virus despite Norton Security. . Of note, when running the GMER program, the attached file was the first immediate response although it seemed to be running in the background but not adding anything new to the screen. After 10 minutes I saved this file and left for work. I returned 10 hours later and it was still "scanning' and soon crashed Windows. Not sure if I was supposed to have stopped the scan regardless but nevertheless, here are the requested files as I have understood them to be done. I would appreciate any assistance. Thanks!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:01:48 PM, on 12/19/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\robotaskbaricon.exe
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A:Windows Vista-multiple programs "Not Responding"

I posted my logs on 12/23 and now I don't even see it listed any longer. Never got a response. Would appreciate help.

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I'm not sure if this is the place to put this thread, but I couldn't figure out where else it goes.

For a while, my Thinkpad T500 running Win10 has been acting up. Sometimes when prompted to open a file in a software, when you click the drop down menu (where you can change which file type you are looking for) everything will be unresponsive for a second before flashing back to how it was. That was't a very good explanation, but it's kind of hard to describe. I ran my laptop without my battery (using an adapter) and it worker better, so I know that my battery is a problem. But sometimes when I open an application, it will open, flash and flicker the Not Responding in the top bar next to the name of the program, and then it will open successfully. There's also times when my mouse will vigorously flicker between the busy icon and the normal icon.

I've also been having a problem with the battery icon disappearing from the dock after starting my computer. Each time I boot up the laptop I have to go to Control Panel > Device Manager > Batteries > Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and disable it then re-enable it.

I'm not sure which of these is a hardware problem and which are software problems, but I'm hoping someone could help me.

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I'll start out with my PC's specs: Intel i3 processor, 4GB memory, 500GB HDD, onboard sound and video.

Recently, I have been receiving the "Not responding" error in multiple programs, in addition to a lot of hangs throughout the system. For example, if I use a web browser for an hour, it probably happens 4-5 times. This happens in both IE9 and Chrome, and it appears to be random. It doesn't matter if I have 10 programs and 5 tabs open or just the browser with 1 tab. Also, sometimes it will hang if I'm simply dragging icons on the desktop around with no programs open.

Some more potentially helpful information is that I can open every single program I have pinned to my taskbar at the same time (I have 10) and they will all open with awesome speed, no hangs, no problems at all.

I at first thought it was registry issues, so I downloaded CCleaner and ran both the system cleaner and the registry cleaner, and it has helped none.

I desperately need this issue fixed. I use my laptop for everything, including taking notes for my college classes, and the hanging hinders this a lot.

If someone could please help me, I'll provide any information you need about my PC. It's only a year old, and this is very frustrating.

PS, I know a decent amount about specifics on computers, but am not extremely knowledgable about motherboards, BIOS, etc. So please keep that in mind when you give an answer.

Thanks in advance!

A:Receiving "Not responding" in multiple programs


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I've run everything I have been asked to run, virus scanners, everything. Followed all the steps asked in these forums. I'm at my wits end.

Problem: I turn my computer on and winword.exe starts up. It uses up to 60% of my cpu. The fan also runs in conjunction with winword.exe. The fan shuts down when I enter task manager and I shut down winword.exe.

It's driving me crazy. I've been to 3 forums on this site, and noone seems to have a fix, if there is one.

I don't think antything is running that would startup winword.exe.

Is this a common problem, what should I look for?

Help please!

This is a new Sony Desktop- VGC-RB54G

Win XP Service pack 2.

A:Tried everything...no luck

Have you run MSCONFIG. To see if Word is in you startup?

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Hello all, the novice here again. I have already completed upgrading my computer. I now have a 64 mb nvidia pci video card. This is nice because it replaces my old on board chip set (intel 8mb).. Very nice, indeed. However, I can only get it to work after tinkering with my junk for a while and it is getting old real fast. See, the way my friend put it to me is...I have to figure out how to get my pc to stop reading my old video card and just read the new one. Also I found that the thing also creates a default monitor as well as the installed monitor now it seems I have a problem. 2 monitors and two video cards. I have gone in and disabled them from the device manager but that is not working then I remove them from the device manager alltogether and then when I restart my pc they come right back. I am curious is there anyway that I can disable my on board card and get rid of this "Default" monitor. This way hopefully my pc can concentrate on the video card and the monitor that is supposed to be used so I can start my games on the first try. (otherwise I get an error a fault in DMtp.34...or something like that) seems like I need more experience with things....Can someone advise me please...Thanks again......I did check in the bios and the only video options that I found were giving me the option to use agp or pci slot as the adapter to use of course since I have only pci slots I will have to choose pci or I get a blank screen. Also I checked the mother board for jumpe... Read more

A:Still no luck.........????????


I 'Googled' disabling onboard graphics and this is a sample of the response;

As you will see, everything depends on your OS, motherboard, drivers etc.
I am sure someone here will be able to help you if you can post full details of your setup.

If you haven't got all the information, and you don't already have AIDA32, you can get it's successor (Everest) from;http://www.lavalys.com/ (and there is still a free 'Home' version).

Once you have full details and post them it, hopefully, will be possible for somone to help you more. Unfortunately that won't be me, because I don't know enough about the technical stuff!!

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Cant go to windows update, iexplorer is getting redirected, cant turn on windows firewall, cant post to hijack this forums, I have used several anti malware/virus/spyware solutions with no luck. Running windows xp 3
1 Hijack This

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:03:35 AM, on 9/7/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avshadow.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
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A:Really need some help, having no luck.

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I just tried again today to sign onto AIM and it is still not connecting. i even unistalled it and then re-installed the program, and the error message "the AIM service cannot be reached" is still coming up even though i am connected to the internet. just wondering if there's anything else i can do because it would be really great to have it back! thank you

A:still no luck

Duplicate. Continue posting here: http://forums.techguy.org/t397445.html

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I am off to flash my BIOS for no apparent reason, other than curiosity. I have faith that nothing will go wrong, but you never know these days. If I don't post anything in the next few days, you'll know why.

My Page
Get paid to surf the net!

A:Wish me luck

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None of the other forums I post on could help me with this, but I'll give it a try here.

You may be familiar with SubProfile. It's a free software & server where users can create "subprofiles," which have subpages the user makes, like jokes, etc., guestbooks, and visitor logs, to name a few features. You place a link to your SubProfile site in your AIM profile. The link is set up so it opens in the Get Info window, and so it links to something like:


AIM automatically replaces the %n with the person's AIM screen name, so the link would be like:


I created a PHP page hosted on my server which I link to in my AIM profile. It has a visitor log much like SubProfile's,. Now, the %n thing works if the user's screenname is only one word--that is, no spaces. If his/her sn is something like "my screen name," however, the user will get an "error loading content" message when he/she click the link. SubProfile somehow found a way around this, because theirs works. Do any of you happen to know what I could do?


A:AIM and PHP: maybe I'll have better luck here...

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Hello. One of my nurses at the dialysis center gave me her old Gateway computer (with a 1.2 GHz Athlon) after the hard drive died. I happened to have a new hard drive, so was excited to finally have something a little faster then my PII 333. I finally got a legitimate copy of WinXP Pro, and everything was proceeding well with the installation. I activated it a couple of days ago over the internet, and everything seemed fine.

Yesterday I was working on the newer machine, and turned the moniter off while I went and did some other things for a few hours. When I came back and turned the moniter on, the computer had locked up (screen frozen, no mouse or keyboard).

Turned the computer off, turned it back on and got some beeps. Checked the video card, it was a little loose so tightened it down. No beeps, but also no signal to the moniter. The motherboard has built in video so pulled the card and tried that, still no beeps and no signal.

I fear the motherboard may have died--wouldn't surprise me if it was built during the period when they seemed to have a batch of bad capaciters. What I want to know is with the recent decision by Microsoft to consider a new motherboard a new computer, did I just lose a bunch of money on this copy of WinXP? The computer wasn't even fully functioning yet because it wasn't recognizing the sound card.


A:Am I just out of luck?

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Hi, I just recently subscribed with Telstra, It was all fine for couple of weeks, but everything has got bad to worse since then with all sort of issues occurring especially the net suddenly losing out on speed and becoming dead in between, but whenever I restart the router, it works fine then some hours later, it?s same thing happening all over again. I tried contacting the ISP, but they simply told me it?s not their issue and suggested to change the router. I brought it just 3 months ago, but still I changed it and now it got worse with nothing working. I am sick and tired having to wait on the phone to get the reply! How do I get rid of this horrid situation it?s really killing me!

A:Bad ISP or bad luck?

Try things systematically, one after the other. It may be either your network ethernet cable, your network adapter card, or your router ports, or the whole router.

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I bought my computer over a year ago from MicroCenter. Just after the warrenty expired, my CD Drive stopped working (the drive door wouldn't open and it wasn't recognized by the system anymore).
I bought a replacement CD-Drive and installed it. It worked...for a few days. Then it stopped working - the drive door wouldn't open and the drive wasn't recognized by the system.
Is it a fluke that a 2nd cd drive died? Is it possible that the replacement drive was defective or could there be a problem with my mother board?
I am not having any other types of problems - the hard drive and the diskette drive are not causing problems. I am not getting any errors with memory or anyother hardware component.

A:Bad Luck with CD Drives

Nope, sounds like another bad CD-Rom. I would try again, the 2nd one should be under some kind of warrenty


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