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Lookin for a big big computer case!

Q: Lookin for a big big computer case!

Im looking for one big computer case that can hold at least 7+ 5" drive bays and 3 floppy drives. Id like it to be wide enough to accomodate lots an dlots of wires and pipes and fit my dual processing system If i chose to go down that road. This needs to be bigger than the average PC case for many reasons 1 being i dont like heat to get bunched up, I dont like working in small areas, I need room for massive modding, and heck i want it to look like how much I payed for the monster when im done. If anyone can help me a find a large sleek case preferably with a swinging door with window and handle (optional I can always add my own). Thanks in advance guys

Preferred Solution: Lookin for a big big computer case!

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A: Lookin for a big big computer case!

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So, I am goin away to college this year, and actually to the college's summer experience program. I need a new computer. My current one, from all of my memory, has windows 7 professional, 720 GB storage, 8 GB of RAM and a quad core intel i7 processor. My computer goes through a crash dump at least 2 times a month, and at really random moments. It takes about 5 min to turn on and log on, while after the dump, takes about 10 min, sometimes 15 when it goes to the system recovery screen. my parents think i could hold out with this til christmas and they can get me any computer i want. my graduation from highschool is comin up, and with all my relatives, i could easily get between 1-2 thousand.
My college recommends this:
PC Laptop Operating System: Windows 7 or higher
Processor: Multicore Intel or AMD processor. 64 bit.
GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 650 or higher
RAM Memory: 16GB
Hard Drive: 500GB+
Should i wait and listen to my parents, or should i get myself a computer?
If you think i should get a new pc, can you give me some examples that would help with this?

A:Lookin for a New Computer

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(Sorry, I wanted to have fun with the title)

My computer seems kind of slow lately, and yes, I every here and there happen across a sight that's a little beyond PG-13 (but my g/f does, too, so that makes it alright).

I hope my HJT log can help somebody help me. I wasn't sure what programs I could try to save and run without interfering with my Norton AntiVirus.
Many thanks for helping, and looking.

The log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:50:10 PM, on 2/3/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 4.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
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A:Oh Noes! Computer slower after lookin at bewbies!

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I have a Dell Optiplex GX270. When I press the power button, the power button light turns amber, I hear some fans spinning, and the CD drive spinning. However, it never gets to the boot screen (or any screen). If I open the case and press the power button, however, the power button turns green and the computer works fine (loads all the way up and functions like normal). If I close the case after it has started, it continues to run fine. I'm guessing / hoping it's not the mother board or power supply that has directly gone bad... but maybe there is a connection or something? that changes from when it's closed to when it's open. I've heard of something like... the motherboard is shorting out by touching the case... but I'm not really sure where to look for that / how. Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thanks!

A:Solved: Computer boots fine when case is open, but won't boot when case is closed.

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hi all ,

i have a desktop

i changed my broken case to a new case like

i removed the HDD and the motherboard and the CD-rom ..etc and installed them to a new case

but when i press the switch button it works normally , and the screen display normally and there are no beeps , but after like 20 second my computer turns off automatically ! ,

what may cause this issue ?

A:i replaced all of my computer components from my broken case to other case

could be overheating CPU. Did you apply fresh Thermal paste to the HSF after reinstalling the motherboard? Is it tight and secure? Did you blow out all the dirt, dust and debris from the fans' fins?

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I resently installed a firewall program on to my PC that i got free from a magizine. When i logged onto the internet for the first couple of weeks i started getting warnings from this program telling me that certain IP addresses ( five to date) were trying to hack into my computer. Resently it seems to have stopped.

I could understand if i was running a business from home and had something worth looking at, but i'm just a regular internet user.
My question is, who are these people, what do they want, and how did they get my IP address.

A:What are you lookin at?

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i'm still having a problem with my internet connection showing activity even though (and after) i have cut off all browsers ...... here's a new "hijack this" log file to check for me .... taken WHILE this illicit activity was occuring .... thank -you in advance for your time in this matter Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 9:14:01 AM, on 1/2/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\ibmtools\aptezbtn\aptezbp.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXEC:\ibmtools\aptezbtn\rakusb.exeC:\Program Files\Proxyconn\PxUi.exeC:\Program Files\Proxyconn\PxClient.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exeC:\hjt\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer&... Read more

A:how do be it lookin' now?

Run HijackThis!, press Scan, and put a check mark next to all these:O9 - Extra button: Related - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htmO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links - {c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a} - C:\WINDOWS\web\related.htmO16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.real.com/129f8ebea58ecb...ip/RdxIE601.cabClose all other windows and browsers, and press the Fix Checked button.REBOOT and post a new log please.i'm still having a problem with my internet connection showing activity even though (and after) i have cut off all browsersDid you report this traffic to your ISP ? Did you send them a firewall log. Is the traffic incoming or outgoing ?

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my computer tends to lock up now for no apperent reason and has gotten slower on the net...so see what you all can think about it

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 2:50:22 PM, on 12/22/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 2\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\ICQ\Icq.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp3\winamp3.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\billy\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
O1 - Hosts: comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
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A:h/t lookin for possible trojans

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I have played alot of MMORPGs (Swg, EQ, FFXI, AC2, UO) and EQ was no doubt the best, but.. after a few years it got boring, so I had to find a new one to play (And so I tried FFXI, SWG, AC2, and DAoC) all of which were boring, then some how I stubled across Lineage 2, I find it to be more fun than EQ, and one of the best things I love about it (Coming from FFXI) Is that you can SOLO!, Heh, if you played FFXI you know most of the stuff in there is group based, and there is only 1 job whom can solo - Beastmaster, but in Lineage 2, Everyone can solo (At least 'til a decently high level)

A:Lookin for a new MMORPG?

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Hey guys,

Tomorrow I am going to be taking a road trip, and I have some teachings that I want to listen to on the CD player that I will have access too, which plays WMAs for sure, and maybe MP3s, but, not sure. Actually, I have different teachings in different formats, some in mp3, and some in Windows Media Audio Files. So, I have a few questions..

For my teachings that are in WMA format...the way they were recorded, instead of being in one large file, they are all broken up into several small files. Can I just copy several folders to a CD, and if so, will my CD player be able to sort through them?

Also, assuming the CD player does NOT play MP3s, how do I convert them to WMAs?

Assuming that it did play MP3s, would I just copy the folders to a CD?



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NEone got a link to Microsofts USB 2.0 drivers?
Tried windows update site but could not find it.

A:Lookin for USB 2.0 drivers

www.usb.org is the first place I check for USB anything.

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I'll give all the details that I can now, and answer questions and try stuff you guys suggest first.

We bought this computer from some rent-to-own place, and they gave it to us set up. It has a 100 gig hardrive, split into two parts, one as my C drive and another as a "Dedicated Recovery Partition" on the FAT32 system.

Before that, my CD drive worked fine. It'd burn, rip, play and pick the CD's up as being there. We ran into a problem with system speed and had to reformat using the recovery partition, because we have no disks, the store won't let us have them until we're done paying it off.

The CD Drive doesn't pick ANYTHING up anymore. DVDs, bought CDs, blank CDs, burned CDs, audio, data, video, nothing.

I went through the troubleshoot, nothing fixed it. I tried uninstalling the driver and reinstalling it, but that didn't work either.

Device Managers Says:

DVD/CD-Rom drives
---TSSTcorp CDW/DVD TS-H492A

I doubt it's any type of system infection, so I'm not posting a HijackThis log unless needed.

A:Lookin for help with my CD drive

Have you had the cover off? Maybe the ide cable has worked loose though doubtful.
It could well be that it's time for a new dvd/cd drive simple as that.

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I'm fed up with t35! Their ftp server is nevvveerr up, and I'm tired of their excuses . Anybody know of a good free web host with ftp access and unlimited bandwidth? I could use more than one suggestion if it's not too much trouble
thx lots...

A:Lookin for a host

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Hello everyone I just a have this question, I'm requesting a wireless service for my business, they provide an air card (pcmcia) but I would like to have this provided connection to be in my linksys router some sort of adapter so everyone can have internet from the wireless ISP, how do I look for this hardware? What's it called?


A:Lookin' for a hardware

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Hi all;
im in a bit of a bind... im a world of warcraft fan. it started with my account being hacked....which the game folks still cant sort out...its progressed to my yahoo email accounts being compromised..attempts made on my credit card.
ive run complete mcafee ,malwarebites antimalware, spybot s and d scans and nothing shows.
I'm no expert but i dont see anything on this hijack scan , does anyone see anything that jumps out at them?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:18:52 PM, on 5/24/2010
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18904)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\Intel Media Server\Shells\Remote UI Service.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\IntelDH\NMS\Support\IntelHCTAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\Intel Media Server\Media Server\bin\mediaserver.exe
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A:Hi,...lookin for help , advice anything!!

it started with my account being hacked....which the game folks still cant sort out...its progressed to my yahoo email accounts being compromised..attempts made on my credit card.Click to expand...

Can you elaborate on your findings? We don't mind a long story.

Were you not able to login to Warcraft ?

How do you know your yahoo email is compromised ?

What attempts has been made on your credit card? Did somebody use it and then the bank told you about it?

Do you download programs from torrents?

HijackThis logs are sometimes unable to tell if you have been hacked. So I need more details to figure it out. Have there been any abnormal things happening on your PC ?

I seem to remember that HijackThis logs shows on the top the Service Pack level of the machine. It seems you haven't installed any service packs for Vista. Any reason for not doing so? Is your Windows Update set to Automatic ?

Please answer all the questions.

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ello folks
ive just had a read of the piledriver review :O and its not lookiin good for amd at all
Overclock3D :: Review :: AMD Vishera FX8350 Piledriver Review :: Conclusion

A:Not lookin good for AMD

they compare the FX8350 to the i5 3570K... a CPU with 4 well build cores (Intel) is better than a CPU with 8 weak cores in my opinion, and this was tested with the FX 8150... Maybe the FX 8350 will be an improvement to the FX 8150, but it's strange... AMD compare his top-CPU with an Intel upper-mainstream CPU...

Ivy Bridge rocks!

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Let me give you a small description of myself and my mother before getting into the actual query.I'm a student who hasn't stepped into high school yet(Next year I will).My ma is a graduate,she doesn't know the abc s of computer.Today,my ma and I have decided that we should income some money and increase the sources of income of the family.My ma actually wants to be involved in some sorts of job and I think it would be better to find a job online so that she can earn money from home.Meanwhile,I also want to get a part time job(I actually study 10 hours a day and can manage to carve out a maximum of 3 hours a day).I'll teach my mother computer after my exam and also I'll get myself admitted to a programming class.

What jobs will suit us?How can I get a job? Can they cheat us?How much money can I earn by a part time job?And what about my ma also?

I desperately need help.Please don't give perfunctory answers.

Thanks in advance.

A:Lookin for an Online Job.

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yes i cannot get rid of this nvcv32 it messin up all my prorams browser and more can anyone help i have added my hihjackthis logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:55:31 AM, on 1/4/1980Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)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\acs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\atievxx.exec:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\D-Link AirPlus Xtreme G\AirPlus.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\nvscv32.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://sympatico.msn.ca/R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft&#... Read more

A:lookin for solution

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

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Hey everyone, i just signed up for your forum in any hope that some of u geniouses out there can help me out. I know this is ALOT to ask and adress but please just adress what you can, this is extremly apreciated as i need a stable computer for school work.

Ive spent the last week browsing page after page of google results, changing my keywords, digging through forums for hours on end, trying different fixes and all to no avail.

K lets start, my problems:
-Windows media player, fully upgraded hangs while playing movies and sometimes music, starts with the video stoping and audio still going (bad frame i figured) but then my mouse procedes to hang indefinatly, followed by either a complete system freeze or a random reboot.
-As a result to fix this, i started using windows media player classic, same problems.

-When browsing internet explorer, althought not extremly often, same freezing occurs. (I only have the desired plugins installed, java etc.)

-THis next problem was one that has been occuring for a long time now, computer instantly restarts at random times, usually when under load like playing a video game. (Overheating u may say, NOPE!) spent 100 bucks on new fans, have reseated the cpu, adding a room fan to blow straight in the case, raised automatic restart temperature, and even bought a external temperature monitoring/fan controller.) STILL DID IT, my most recent try to fix this was to get a new power supply, i had been using a generic pos and figured i wasnt getti... Read more

A:Just lookin for my savior :(

Troubleshoot the Installation. It is a tedious job, but quite effective. It is a process of trial and error.

Run Msconfig. Select the Startup Programs Files and deselect them all, click Apply, then Ok, restart the computer and Test. If the issue is resolved, it must be due to an entry in the Startup Programs. Run Msconfig again and select some of the programs and test. Continue this process until you have identify the entry that is causing the issue.

If after deselecting all programs from the startup tab the issue continues, then it may be due to a service. Perform the same actions. Deselect all services, except for those required and test. Then little by little select various programs at a time and test until you have identify the service that may be causing the issue.

This can only happens if the Installation CD is corrupted or there is a hardware issue in your system.

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I love the pictures featured on this site, and I was wondering how the crap you guys get the resources to do that. I would love to have one, my desktop looks boring lol, like it does when it was first bought. What do I do and what usually is the price range please? thanks !!!

A:Building a Fancy lookin pc

A good serviceable case with good cooling properties will run you around $100. Your Power supply will depend on what (if any) gaming you may envision. If you want a fast and gaming quality machine, The psu is important and may be around $80 TO $150. MOBO and CPU bundle (competitive) figure about $400. Ram $80 to $200. Look at Tiger Direct or Newegg online and you will get the idea. I tend to try to but the best I can get (in my limited price range) so that I won't be disappointed and have to upgrade right away. Better to save an extra week (or month) to get that dream part. It's always worth it. Don't let me mislead you though, if you keep your eyes and ears open all the time and keep up with PC parts and software you can and will find some amazing deals. For instance you can buy an Intel Q6600 quadcore 2.4ghz processor for under $300 right now. They were something like $700 last year. As newer and faster technology comes out, you can build your machine out of the best stuff from 3 or 4 months ago. All these things will be at a great savings and be almost as quick as the new one. Computers are so fast all ready that a little speed one way or the other in today's race, isn't that much.

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So my budget is 70 bucks and was wanting some advice on what is good for gaming!!

I recently purchased a Bio star 760g socket am3 mATX motherboard and a AMD phenom X3 2.3 triple-cor cpu!!

What video card would be the best for this machine? I am currently running on board video and really wanting better lol.

A:Lookin to get a new video card PCI-E

What size power supply do you have? If it's a good quality unit at least 300W you have some decent choices for a lower end card.

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does anyone know of a program that will allow me to edit music files such as mp3 ect, specificly allowing the indiviual instruments to be edited seperately like guitar, drums ect?
i am already using audasity but it doesnt allow u to edit seperate instruments

A:lookin for a editing prog.

Without the master multitrack recordings you are pretty much out of luck.

When you get the CD all of the individual tracks are mushed into a single stereo (sometimes surround) track. Separating them into individual tracks would be near impossible.

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Hello, My name is Michael and I'm new here

First I guess I should start with why I have decided to post here. I work for dell as a your tech team agent. I receive several calls a day regarding virus' and other malware. About a week ago, I first came across the root kit known as max++. Needless to say, normal removal methods did not work. I could not just reformat the computer as the cust was a musician and he did not want to lose all his unfinished music. After the normal tools did not work, I thought that it could be a rootkit. I downloaded and ran the trial version of unhackme. It detected the max++ rootkit however it was not able to clean the infections. It would schedule a start up scan and never fully complete. At this point I wanted to learn a bit more about max++, after a brief google search I came across a forum on here regarding the removal steps for xp and it worked flawlessly. Cust was super happy and I was glad I did not have to reformat his comp. It was at this point that i decided I wanted to learn much more about the removal of virus'/malware from computers.

Since then I have been reading everything I can get my hands on that has anything to do with rootkits, how they should be delt with and just a better all around understanding of how they work and possible removal tactics. I have only had one other cust with the same infection, and I was able to remove it following some of previous steps i used.

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A:lookin for some assitance/advice

I guess I am not 100% sure what you are looking to do. Is this going to be a guide against this infection, which I think is not really possible as the dynamics of this one change from person to person. Or are you looking to make a general purpose guide on all the various tools that are available and why they are used?

I am not sure how much we are going to help, but curious to see what your ultimate end goal is.

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Ok so im lookin in to building a new pc for me and hand mne down to my 5yr old for his games and stuff had it for 3 yrs so it time to hand it down, so i was lookin at tigerdirect and saw this 2 bundles what is better Celeron D or Atholon 64

Pros and Cons



A:Lookin in to buildin a New Pc need Advise

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Hello everyone... I want to purchase a webcam. I want to take pictures, and be able to do video with audio on it. I want something that does a pretty good job but nothing professional.

I am totally inexperienced with these and wondered if u guys could help me out with buying one.

Something cheap as well... Thanks

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hey all ya overclockers, in the near feuture i plan to buy a new mobo, cpu. i want to get somthing less expensive maby amd and overclock it. and the ram does any one reccomend a good chip and board for not a lot. my budget is "as low as i can" it need sata 1.5g and ddr ram and an agp{this could be optional if it had onboard video]and at least 1 ide channel[don't think thats hard] atx or microatx form factor any 1 got suggestions??

A:lookin to upgrade mobo

You are on a very tight budget...right?I don't think AMD has to be your choice. There will probably be a lot of opinions on your question. I would get and ECS P4M800PRO-M motherboard. They are an inexpensive but reliable motherboard. Like anything else, maintain all your components well. Keep them cool and not full of dust and fur balls and stuff. It has the Intel 775 CPU socket. This gives you a lot of choices. I would get an Intel 945 or 925 Presler, dual core CPU. The 945 runs @ 3400mhz x2. Each core has 2 MB of cache. It has the hookup for your sata 1.5. It does have an AGP slot. You can run, 400 mhz/533mhz. DDR or DDR2 ram. The front side bus of the Presler processor is 800. The FSB of the board is 1066 (all will work). At Fry's I got the motherboard and cpu bundle(the ones I listed) for about $125. I run 2 Gigs of 533mhz ddr2 with a couple of SATA 1.5's and My Vista program give me a 4.6 performance ratio. XP runs great on it also. I am stepping up to the new Intel QUAD soon but this setup has been very competitive. I run an EVGA 8800 GTS 320mb SC GFX and it games with no hesitations. Good Luck.

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Hey, i'd jst like to know if eTrust EZ Antivirus (and also its Anti-Spyware and Anti-Spam) is a good option or not for regular use. And also is it a safer bet over Norton? have used it for barely 12 hours, so have no clue as to what its like.

I know that Norton majorly slows down the PC and **** like tht but so far thats what im the most comfortable with. Ive used McAfee twice, for 2 months or so each time. It has let me down both the times, so looking for options apart from Norton. THough heavy on the system, i think its th best.

Also, could someone help me with my graphics driver (+ virus) problem? posted the problem yesterday, emtronics has done his best to help me out but not much has really improved.. so if anyone else could also chip in and help me out... heres the link

A:Lookin for a Good Antivirus

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Hi guys/gals,

I get the not responding box on my screen when I am shutting down the computer. (HP 6174cl/intel processor). It says that the pgm ccApps is not responding, but I let it go and about 1/2 way through the "progress bar" it will close, I don't do the end now button. What is this pgm and is it significant that it takes a little extra time to close?



A:Newguy lookin for a little help-security!

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When I was going thru my C drive on my desktop computer and all that was in there I saw that my IE7 & my IE8 were not colored black but colored blue. So I clicked on IE7 first and what comes up was a lot of $UnInstallKB######$/spuninst/spunist.exe The # symbol had numbers in them but it would have taken me about 3 hours to write them all down then type them in this post. And in IE8 there was the same thing again. IE8 in blue with the blue typed $UnUnstalKB######$/spuninst/spunist.exe.Is all of that supposed to be there? Because there is a lot and it seems to me that all of things would be wasting a lot of my memory. And I don't want to waste any memory that doesn't seem to be useful.Could someone help me with this. I promise not to touch anything until I hear from someone knowledgeable.I will be patiently waiting! thanks

A:I saw something strange when lookin through my C: drive

give some more details,
A screenshot will do....
and regarding blue text files in explorer means those files or compressed or encrypted files.
don't worry those files can be found in every computer.
Not to worry.

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My bro wants a card under 50-55usd i think he crasy, he wants the card to be able to play the sims 2, half-life 2 stuff like that n e help is appresated hes pescs r

ADM 1.7GHz
and it says it has an open agp slot with graphics accleoratior. I dont know what that is. if n e one can help


A:Lookin for new chepp viedo card for my bro

well there are options for a card in your budget but dont expect to play these games on high settings or resolution.there is ati radeon 9000 or 9200 or nvidia geforce 3,4,mx 400,fx 5200 or geforce 4 ti.if you can find one.the hard part would not be finding one in your budget but tracking one down from a shop or a website-cruise around, check newegg,circuitcity and other etailers to find a good deal in your budget.you can post your possible candidates and i can advise you to choose one that would be right for you.

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Hi everyone,

My birthday is coming up and my sister and my girlfriend are getting me an LCD monitor i guess.. and they have asked me which one I would like in the low $300 range. So far I am looking at this Dell 1907FP: http://accessories.dell.com/sna/ProductDetail.aspx?c=ca&l=en&s=dhs&cs=CADHS1&sku=320-4568&~pbar=true
Picture: http://accessories.dell.com/sna/images/products/large/1907T3Y.jpg

I like to keep my equipment futureproof, so the specs on this dell is what im looking for. A little less or more.

Please keep in mind this is Canadian Dollars and also please suggest to buy only at online store that ship to Canada. Thanks in advance for your help

A:Lookin 19" LCD monitor in the $300-350 CDN range

^ bump ^ ..

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Ever since I bought a new CDRW drive with Nero software, I've had all kinds of problems. I would really like to find a good software, preferably with a feature like In Cd or Direct Cd.

What do you guys and gals recommend?

Thanks for your input!

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Hello TS Guys,
This is rajkalyan.
On my netbook, an Acer Aspire ONE with 160g HD and 1g RAM, I have a problem.
The Fonts folder's icon was the standard one but the folder acted the same, I could install fonts by pasting them in. I used TweakUI's Reset Icons option to try and fix it. It failed. Now all the Windows programs: Paint, Notepad, Wordpad, etc. have a Windows 2000 type of icon.
Here is my Start menu and my Recycle Bin, if that helps.

All the icons are in low quality, like XP icons on '98.
Any help?


A:Icons Lookin' Windows 2000ish

What setting is the Color Quality set to on the settings tab of Display Properties, Also have you checked the themes tab to make sure some custom theme is not selected?

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Hey guys and gals,
My parents have finally decided to dump their old P2 computer. I convinced them that it would be better for me to build them a whole new one, rather than calling gateway and trying to upgrade it (what a mess that would be). Anyway, I have all the core components, but I wanna suprise them and throw in a little Video Capture card so they can put the home movies onto a DVD disc to watch on the DVD player. I have no idea what is good and what is not, which is why I am posting here. As for requirements, the card must be able to capture from their old JVC video camera (in other words, it must have the 3 Red, Yellow, White ports), and it must be under $60. It would be nice for it to be able to watch/record TV, but that isn't a must. By the way, i already have a MX440 video card for them, so it cant be a combo of the two.

EDIT - The camera does have the Yellow and White AV OUT cable that came with it, so as long as the card comes with yellow and white, it should be good!

A:Help Lookin 4 Video Capture Card

Hows this one look?

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I haven't been able to find this hotfix download on any remote sites, however i cant download from the windows website due to the Genuine Microsoft Windows Validation, so i was wondering if anyone with this hotfix on there hard drive would upload it to free hosting site like Easy Share or Uploading It. it would be much apperciated

A:lookin for Microsoft Windows XP Hot Fix (KB929338)


Get a valid version of Windows. Then you can get the updates.

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DeepSky for Windows XP by ~Timerever on deviantART

I wanna get that mouse pointer... But when it opens in WinRAR, and i go to extract it to my X:/Windows/Cursors... I get this weird message from WinRAR...

! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create folder DeepSky
! Access is denied.
! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create DeepSky\Arrow.cur
! The system cannot find the path specified.
! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create DeepSky\Busy.cur
! The system cannot find the path specified.
! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create DeepSky\Cross.cur
! The system cannot find the path specified.
! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create DeepSky\Handwriting.cur
! The system cannot find the path specified.
! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create DeepSky\IBeam.cur
! The system cannot find the path specified.
! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create DeepSky\Link.cur
! The system cannot find the path specified.
! X:\Users\Shiv Only!\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera\temporary_downloads\DeepSky.zip: Cannot create DeepSky\Move.cur
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A:Cool-Lookin Mouse-Pointer :D

there's nothing wrong with the zip file itself - it opens here in windows explorer, and winrar.

have you tried opening it with windows explorer?

do you have an exclamation mark in your user name?

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Last nite while cleaning my system in "XP Clean disk", while it went through the "Compressed Files" portion, my Norton anti-virus engaged and picked off "Download Trojan" virus (I E explorer was the identified O.S.). I immediattly did a system scan, CW schredder, reg seeker, and deep scan adaware. Found nothing. System is running fine.
QUESTION. How could this virus make it to "the end of the line" without being detected? I clean just about everything except reg seeker daily and only had been to 2 sites, this one and another where I read a discussion groups messages? Just trying to figure where I went wrong. Shouldn't the alert come earlier? Like if an email entered my in box, or I surfed in stormy waters?

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I am looking for the driver updates for the HSP56k micromodem by pc tel the pci\ven # is 134d7891 the driver version is the max speed is 115200 it is a 5.1.2600.0 it was made on 5-16-2001 if any one can help it would be greatly appreciated
thanks :hotbounce

A:Lookin 4 driver for HSP56k micromodem by pc tel


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i'm lookin for a recent picture of clint eastwood. also,i tried searching myself (google,allinone picture searches )but had no luck. can u provide search tips how you found one?


A:i'm lookin for a recent pix of clint eastwood

use searches like the following in google
clint eastwood; pictures
clint eastwood; recent pictures
clint eastwood; "recent pictures"
clint eastwood; new pictures
clint eastwood; newest pictures
clint eastwood; "newest pictures"
clint eastwood; "new pictures"
"clint eastwood"; "new pics"
stuff like that.


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sneaky little fellas . . .

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 12:12:53 PM, on 4/9/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\sarah lumbert\Desktop\virus stuff\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://nkvd.us/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://nkvd.us/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://nkvd.us/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microso... Read more

A:hullooooo hijack this file thanks for lookin!

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hi y'all :wave:

just landed here via google,as you do.

im just after a little advice on a card upgrade,at the mo my sysyem stats are:

a7n8x-e deluxe motherboard
amd athlon xp 3200+,2.19 GHz prossesor
1.0 gb of ram
asus v9520 magic,geforce fx 5200

basically i just want to be able to play those fancy games like doom 3,hl2, tiger woods 2006 on some decent settings without the fps sucking!
im Hoping just a graphics upgrade will do the job :rolleyes:
also im wondering if i'll need some kind cooling system to run it?

so any advice/recommendations would be cool


ps:ive got about 250 to spend :grinthumb

A:Just another noob lookin for graphics card advice

Absolutely! An upgrade to your video card would make a HUGE difference for gaming on your system. If you have that kind of money to dump into it, you should be looking at the (AGP8X) 6800GT card (get a good brand, like ASUS or MSI)

But before you dump that in, we need to know about your computer's power supply. This new card will take a bit more juice than your current 5200 card. So how many watts is your power supply, and who is the maker?

As for cooling it, it comes with a fan attached to it. The question is whether or not your case fans are enough. Are you having any heating problems now?

You are going to be amazed at the difference in your games after using that 5200 card. It'll be like having a new computer.

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What do you guys think about my current processes and CPU usage while idle with no programs open.

I'm running avg and sunbelt firewall.


A:[SOLVED] hows my task manager lookin?

hello ,

it looks to be in good order to me !!!


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Can anybody recommend a good memory recovery program? I realize that memory recovery can be a good thing, especially after using a program or programs with memory leaks. However, Ive always noticed that mem recover progs seem to leave the system either laggy or unstable, and almost never seem to recover a whole lot of memory. Ive tried em in almost every previous version of Win, but not yet in Win7. If anyone knows of a great alternative, Im all ears!

A:Lookin for a good memory recoverer and optimizer

Umm yeah...stop using those programs. They do nothing useful.

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The cards I'm looking at are: Visiontek Radeon X1300 (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2467314&CatId=1603)


Visiontek Radeon X1550 (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3101644&CatId=1603)

My system specs, (the ones I know of):
Processor: Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz processor, 400Mhz FSB (100MHzx4)
Chipset: Intel 845GV chipset
Videocard: Integrated Intel Extreme graphics
Sound: Integrated Soundmax Sound
Memory: 640MB PC-2700 DDR memory (one module)
Networking: Integrated 10/100 Ethernet
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 40GB ATA/100 7200RPM hard drive
CDROM: Hitachi 48X CD-ROM drive
Monitor: 19" Dell brand M992 monitor (max 1600x1200 @ 75Hz, .24 Dot pitch)
Software Setup: WindowsXP Home Edition

Will these 2 video cards work?

Which is better?

A:Dell Dimension 2400--Lookin for a New PCI Card

The X1550 should be the best

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So, just bought a laptop, guy said he didn't have the charger. Probably was to conceal this awesome fact ---- It's an Acer Aspire 5552 Series laptop and the hard drive in question is a ----
wdc wd5000bevt-22a0rt0
Anyway, got home, found a charger, plugged it up and I"m confronted with a screen requesting a hard drive password... I'm like "ah damn." So I just restart it, go into the bios, to look up what hard drive it is and move along from there. As I'm navigating to the screen, I get this lovely little information under where you mess with the passwords that the security state of the drive is "FROZEN"

Now in the past, I've came across hard-drives with passwords on them, and I could just use a master reset password to clear it off.This was mostly on older IDE drives.

I pulled the hard-drive out of the laptop, and attatched it to convienent little thing I have on my desktop for I guess Sata Drives. My desktop Bios will read the drive, and allow me to select it as a boot device... I haven't tried to boot from it... From within my operating system, on my own HD, I can't read this device in the Disk Management, or anywhere for that matter .... BUT In the BIOS it shows up... It doesn't show any sort of password on it though, and I can't seem to find anywhere to attach a password to the HD ...

I was thinkin maybe I could over-ride it from a different system (wishful thinking I guess)

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A:One to make you think - Hard-drive password-lookin' for information

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zipzoomfly sent me this.Does anyone know if this case is any good? It's a good pricehttp://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?ProductCode=371295 Thermaltake Mambo

A:Computer case???

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