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can't load window XP but ubuntu works fine on Lenovo laptop

Q: can't load window XP but ubuntu works fine on Lenovo laptop

I have a Lenovo W500 thinkpad laptop that I had to replace the hard drive on and I tried reloading xp Pro with the recovery cd's but it keeps giving me a stop error message and so I tried another hard drive same thing but it will let me load ubuntu 9.04 and 10.14 on both hard drives but it won't windows XP. Does anyone have any ideas?

Preferred Solution: can't load window XP but ubuntu works fine on Lenovo laptop

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A: can't load window XP but ubuntu works fine on Lenovo laptop

Hi and welcome to TSF

Not all "recovery" disks contain a full operating system, they merely access a
hidden partition on the original hard drive.


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When using the installed windows 7 my laptop keeps crashing no matter what web browser I'm using, what antivirus I use etc. The 'not responding' thing always bugging me plus occasional BSoD and regular freezes. I tried clean installing using windows CD but that didn't solve my issue.

Posted this question on several forums already.. hoping someone could solve this.

A:Why my laptop works fine using ubuntu live cd but not with windows 7?

First Evenstevens, Ubuntu will run on a packing box with memory

I would not compare windows 7 with a bootable cdrom with Ubuntu.

What you need to do is to properly fill out your system specifications so that everyone here who helps will have some idea of what your configuration is. then running some diagnostics so that it can be determined what exactly is going wrong with your windows 7 installation.


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My laptop works fine on diagnostic tools or on other bootable pendrive. It turns off after window logo appears. I try to boot with safe mode but on disk.sys it turn off again. Every time it turn off

A:Compaq 621 laptop works fine but turn off on loading window...

Go into BIOS by tapping F10 as you power up and run the hard drive diagnostic routine and post back the results. The logical answer is you have a bad hard drive. 

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am trying to fix my mycomputer, which seems to ok except that it cannot connect to the internet. The connection is wired and works fine (my another computer, next to my computer works well). I have tried another wire connection at local cyber cafe, it worked fine there.

when i do ipcconfi/all i get the below items. please help me resovle this.

windows ip configuration
host name ---azhar-pc
primary dns suffix....:
node type ....Hybrid
ip routing enabled....no
WINS Proxy enabled..no

Ethernet adaptor local area connection:

Conection-specfic DND Suffix :
Descripotion....Relatek RTL8102E/RTL8103E Familly PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC(NDIC 6.20)
Phiscial Adress...:78-2b-cb-c5-16-b7
DHCP Enable.....yes
auto configuration enabled ...yes
link-local ipv6 address...fe80::7810::1f31:64ge:fcb0%11(preferred)
IPv4 Address....:
subnet mask.....
default gatway...
dhcp seerver...
dhcpv6 IAID....242756555
DHCPV6 clinet DUIL...:00-01-00-01-17-B3-7D-D3-78-2B-CB-C5-16-B7


A:Solved: My laptop connnects to net but wont load web pages, whereas it works fine wit

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I bought a used Lenovo x230 and upgraded with a brand new Samsung EVO 840 SSD 250GB and Crucial 8GB of ram on August 1st of this year (2014). The machine ran perfectly without a hitch for about 20 days straight.

I was running Windows 8.1 64bit. About 5 days ago, I was watching Netflix when all my applications started to disappeared and brought me to the log-on screen with no apps visible, no start bar, nothing but a blank log-on Screen. When I try to log back in, I got he User Profile has failed the Logon error.

I Googled on how to fix that issue. After trying to replace the user profile with a working one from my other pc, after trying to repair it, after trying to delete it, nothing seemed to work. I ended up formatting the SSD completely and reinstalling Windows about 32 times (no kidding). Each time I re-install windows, I would be able to use the PC for about 10-30 minutes before it restarts itself and gives me the User Profile has failed the logon error again and again.

I reformatted using every available method each time a fresh copy of Win8 was installed. I use a bootable USB, went thru command prompt, clean, and created a new primary partition but to no avail, the issue contiinues.

I tried to install Windows 7 and the same issue persists. I installed Ubuntu to run ClanAV antivirus but it did not find anything. Back in Windows OS again, I went into an administrator profile and was able to run internet explorer and downloaded every single antivirus progr... Read more

A:Help Diagnose, Windows keeps deleting itself, Ubuntu works fine

Hello dc42nr86. Welcome to the forum!

Well, you win the prize for the most confusing problem of the week. You sound very technically capable and I think you have done everything I would have tried. Given the results you post I have to say I'm baffled.

Here are some things that pop into my head:
Boot Sector Virus: like Bigfoot, often mentioned - rarely seen outside a lab. But if any of the AV you have can do a boot level test then you can try that.
Faulty SATA Controller: but this would cause entire drives to disappear, not just partitions. But could a bad one corrupt data? Possibly. Does this happen if you use a different HDD? Is the SATA controller set to AHCI in UEFI/BIOS? Try another SATA port?
Partition exists but can't be seen in Windows. Download and burn a CD with Partition Wizard on it, and then boot into PW with the problem SSD attached (Windows missing) and see if PW can see the partition and what it's status is. Does it have a Drive Letter? Does it read healthy? Free download Magic Partition Manager Software, partition magic alternative, free partition magic, partition magic Windows 7 and server partition software - Partition Wizard Online
Let's start with that and see where it goes.

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Hello again, everyone!  So, I got 2 more new problems on both of my computers.  The first problem is on my Windows 7 laptop.  There are times when I want to open a web page & it won't load up quickly.  I have to wait like 30 seconds to a minute until it loads up.  Then, everything works fine for 30 minutes to an hour until the Internet gets slow to load up again & then everything works fine again.  This has been happening for the last couple of months.  My laptop isn't even that old.  It is 2 years old.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thank you.

A:Internet Slow To Load Up, Then Works Fine

Is this occurring at only one website?

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This just started today. When I turn my computer on it takes about a minute or two to go through the windows splash screen, then once it loads my desktop it hangs for about 10 minutes until finally it will load all my startup programs and such. Once everything loads it works fine, just for some reason it's now taking forever to load. If I try and do anything before it loads up my startup stuff, during the 10 minute or so wait, it'll freeze up. Any ideas?

Quick system spec:
Athlon 64 3200+

Below is DXDiag information:

System Information
Time of this report: 11/30/2006, 17:07:44
Machine name: TERRAS
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: MSI
System Model: MS-6702
BIOS: Version 07.00T
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200+, MMX, 3DNow, ~2.0GHz
Memory: 1024MB RAM
Page File: 330MB used, 2128MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Display Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
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A:Help please - Windows taking 10 minutes to load, works fine after that.

Watch the icons as they load in the system tray to see which is causing the delay. Could be a driver conflict or a background program running a system check.

Post back with all the programs listed in the msconfig startup list.
Start > Run > msconfig

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I recently purchased a Linksys AE1000 Wireless USB adapter and attempted to install it in my Windows 7 Pro 64-bit system with no luck. Message stated: Disable or turn off the other wireless connection manager, but I'm using only windows to manage wireless connections. The adapter does show in Network Connections but won't enable even though it says it does. I updated to the latest Linksys driver but still no luck. Windows Diagnostic came back with a response that the driver may not be working so I tried it in a old XP notebook and it worked. Then I tested it in the same Windows 7 system in XP mode and it worked just fine again. So, I finally tested it in another Windows 7 Pro 64-bit system and that worked fine. So, I don't know why it fails on my system??

The relevant SysInfo is:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 6135 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series , 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 430796 MB, Free - 216037 MB; D: Total - 999998 MB, Free - 374428 MB; E: Total - 1430796 MB, Free - 1206135 MB; F: Total - 1907726 MB, Free - 1843212 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., SABERTOOTH X58, Rev 1.xx, 107945980003978
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

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A:Wireless USB adapter fails to load in my Win 7 Pro, but works fine in XP mode.

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I'm having issues with both Internet Explorer and Outlook.

When I click on internet explorer, the hourglass comes up for a few seconds like it's working, then disappears and nothing happens... but when I check the task manager iexplore.exe is in the list.

I can't use windowsupdate to fix anything on my computer. I've previously had viruses that I've removed and now I don't know what's wrong.

Also, everything works in firefox... weird?

As a side note, I cannot add contacts in Outlook... nor can I download images from emails or even forward emails with images in them.

I do have too many different spyware scanners, but I don't know which ones to keep and which ones to remove. THANKS!


Here's my HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:31:14 PM, on 9/25/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
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A:iexplore.exe is in task manager, window never opens? Firefox works fine.

Hello, mkvamme
Welcome to TSF

My name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)
Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).
Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.
Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. :)
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.
Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.
Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just put a post here so that I know you're still here. We get a lot of people who simply leave, and if there is no contact for that amount of time I will have to assume you have "vanished" .

We need to create an OTViewIt ReportPlease download OTViewIt by OldTimer.
Save it to your desktop.
Double click on the icon on your desktop.
Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.
Push the button.
Two reports will open, copy and paste them... Read more

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For awhile, my laptop (Lenovo Yoga 13) wouldn't shut down from the screen (i.e., pressing the shut down option on the screen) so I had to physically touch the power button to shut it off. Now that I can lock my laptop finally, and leave it overnight, I can log into Windows just fine...I'm using Windows 8.1, just s you know. My only problem now is when I shut it down...Once it's shut down, I'm left praying that it turns on again and boots up like normal....but it takes me, like, 8+ (or more) tries before it's back on again. So now, when I use my laptop, I lock it so that I don't have to worry about it powering on; I"m able to use it normally after unlocking it. But what could the reason my laptop shuts down (when I shut it down myself since I can't shut it off from the screen using my mousepad) and the power button being on and glowing but showing a black screen? That's what happens after I shut the power off and turn it back on again.   My laptop is 4 years old, so it's out o' warranty and I can't get it fixed by Lenovo.  I hear it's a hardware issue, but is it an issue with the screen itself or is it a motherboard failure specifically?How can I fix it if I take it to a computer shop and how much exactly is it gonna cost me to fix it? Help is appreicaited!  

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Try as I will I cannot figure out how to install ubuntu onto my Lenovo Ideapad 100S 11IBY.  There is no way of changing EFI settings from the hard disc to USB as it is only windows 10 bootable from the hard disc.  Does any one have an idea of how it can be done?  I like to try new operating systems frm time to time.

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I have just purchase the Lenovo Thinkpad W540. But currently we have issue with the built-in display. The phenomenon as below: 1. When power on - The built in display can show welcome screen, and even enter the BIOS setup screen. If let it boot normally, the built-in screen then off.2. When booted to Windows 8. The built in display still off. If I connect an external display to the VGA connector, the external display work well. Checked the display option see that it is "clone display --> Built in + External Display". I suspect that there is some thing wrong with the display setting that I don't know how to adjust to get the built-in display works properly. Note that I can see the build in display backlighting but there is no picture shown when in screen cloning setup. Can some one help on this ? Regards Triet Tran 

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My other laptop and my wii are both connected to my belkin router and work fine but my main laptop keeps losing connection can i please get some help out there.........not very tech savvy.

A:Everything else works fine except for laptop!

We need specific information to help answer your question so would you please repost this with appropriate answers to the questions that pertain to your problem, so we can better help you fix your problem quickly.

Computer: Brand Name & Model #

Age of system and relevant components if different :

CPU: Brand, speed

Ram: Type, amount, speed

Operating system: Windows 98, 98SE, ME, XP Home, XP Pro, Vista or Other

Do you run Anti-Virus software: Brand Name, version #, is it up to date?

For Video or Graphic problems:

Video Card: Brand Name, type, speed, Chipset, driver version and date

Video settings: resolution, advanced settings

For Internet problems:

Modem: Brand name and date of driver

Type connection: dial-up, cable, sat/DSL, other

Browser: IE, Netscape, Firefox, Sea Monkey and version #

For Network problems:

LAN or ethernet card(s) or adapters: Brand, # of cards

Router: Brand name, type

# machines on network

Network settings and IP configuration

Please state your specific problem and when it started

Did you change anything, install any hardware or software before the problem started?

List any recently installed software

List software running in background ie: anti-virus program, mail programs, backup software.
(Run,msconfig,ok,startup) and what is checked

Any power disruption or incomplete shutdowns

Failed Scandisk/chkdsk or defrag attempts

Use of any “tune-up&... Read more

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My lenovo laptop b575e keyboard dont works, it works only in bios and linux systems. External usb keyboard works well in all places. In the past i  have worked on all versions of windows and several linuxes, and keyboard working well from windowsXP
trough Windows10. I see this problem after last windows10 threshold update.
I have tried to reinstall system with complete hd format, but keyboard dont works.

In bios keyboard working well, when i run from HirensBoot disc   on from  cdBootable miniLinux keyboard works, but when i run mini windows xp from this bootable cd keyboard stops his work.

I have tried to uninstall hd from motherboard, and have changed ram but dont works too.
can anybody help me?

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So I have 2 laptops, a win 7 and a win 8,
The windows 7 laptop works on the internet fine, but the windows 8 one always disconnects, even when the win 7 isn't on.
It disconnects usually when I'm running multiple programs that use the internet on it, but when I run a game like counter-strike, it disconnects too, but not nearly as often.

The router is from 2008 or 2009, but it's a tiny aztech one. I'm sure it's not the isp, because like I said, the other laptop works fine.

A:One laptop works fine, but the other keeps on disconnecting from the internet

Make sure you have the latest wireless driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site.. Reinstall it if you already have it.

What do you do to regain connection after it has been lost?

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I had posted earlier also in this forum and d prblm got solved as it was a driver issue. Now again i have got a similar prblm but is not a driver issue. I have a P7H55 Asus Motherboard with the ethernet port and cable working fine individually. However, when i connect them together, the ethernet light on the router remains stable as if connected but still the desktop shows not connected. This time i have installed the drivers which came from the motherboard manufacturer and are the latest. In the Network and Sharing Center, the icon is enabled. It does not show cross sign. Please help me out.

A:Ethernet works fine on laptop but not on desktop.

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I cannot seem to get online from my desktop but my laptop logs on just fine, I have tried everything.

A:Can't get online from desktop, yet laptop works just fine

Can you post the following reports for your desktop and laptop?

Press the Windows key + R to open a Run box.

Type CMD.

Press OK.

In the Command Prompt, type ipconfig /all.

Press Enter.
Copy (right-click and Select All > press Enter) the entire content of that window and paste it into your next reply.

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I have edge, chrome, and firefox and all 3 say they cannot securely connect to most websites, but only on my laptop while the desktop works fine. Both are connected to the same router and I've tried the laptop on wifi and hardwired.

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My 6-month-old laptop, which is in the exact same room as my computer (bedroom), can load a webpage almost instantly and download 20mb files in around seven seconds whereas my one-month-old computer takes 15 - 20 seconds to load a webpage and half an hour to download a 20mb file. And sometimes it just refuses to work at all!
I've un-installed my antivirus (AVG) as I've had internet problems with it previously, but it unfortunately didn't do anything about my connection.
Moving my computer nearer to my router isn't an option either. I really have no idea what to do to make my computer's internet work properly.

A:My internet works fine on my laptop but is really slow on my pc?

How is the Desktop PC connected? LAN? WLAN? 
Gives this a try:
 Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:


Flush DNS
Report IE Proxy Settings
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
List Devices
List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
List Minidump Files
Close your browsers and click Go. Post the Result.txt located in the same directory as the tool.
 Running TDSSKiller to obtain log

Note: Don't cure or delete a threat, but choose skip for all instead.
Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your Desktop
Doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters

In the Additional options: Check Detect TDLFS file system
Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run

Choose for all threats to Skip for all of them.
Click Continue
Please post the TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)

 ESET Online Scanner
I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScan This process may may take several hours, that is normal.
Hold down Control and cli... Read more

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my laptop fan doesn't spin but the laptop works fine without any problem , i wonder how the laptop working fine without the fan spining? i actually opened the laptop and turned on the machine and i didn't see the fan spining!
does it stop spining sometimes or it should run as long as the laptop is on? how do i check if it working while the laptop cover is closed? please someone help me, im sorry if i put this thread in wrong section but i couldn't see forum that related to problems and troubleshooting. thanks in advance

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I just replaced a system board and double-checked to make sure everthing is plugged in right. So I turned it on and the backlight on the lcd screen goes on, but no words come up, so I connected an external monitor and that works fine. Any ideas? do I have a bad system board? I also tried to install new memory and it just beeps at me until i put the old memor yback in, and that works fine.

A:No lcd video on laptop but works fine on an external monitor

Regarding the memory, maybe tell us the specs of your motherboard and the two types of RAM you tested?

No idea about the monitoir. Maybe some wires plugged improperly. What happens if you use your old motherboard instead?

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Earlier my desktop was to b in d same place where the router was der. Everything worked fine. Now I decided to shift my desktop to another room. I have kept the router at the earlier place only. I have brought a 25m long new cat 5 cable. When I connected it to my desktop, the orange led on ethernet port do not light up and the desktop is unable to detect the ethernet cable and hence the internet connection. On the router, a light of ethernet keeps on blinking every 1 second. I was worried whether my ethernet port got fried. So i inserted another ethernet cable, but then the ethernet orange light came and the pc detedted the connection. Therefore I thought the cable might be faulty. Therefore I connected my laptop with that 25m cable. But my laptop detected it and showed the internet connection. But now when i again connect the cable to my desktop, there's no light and the pc does not detect it. However, if i connect the 25m cable to my desktop then during boot the ethernet light on router is stable just as when it is normally connected to the internet. But when i go into windows it starts blinking every 1 second.

My router is MTNL Model No. UT-304R2
Desktop - Asus P7H55, core i5
Laptop- HP 2000
Windows 7 Ultimate on both desktop and laptop.

A:Solved: Ethernet works fine on laptop but not on desktop.

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I have a new 3G router which I am trying to connect to an all-in-one PC-LCD monitor (for digital signage) via LAN. The PC is running XP-embedded.

The problem is that I can't see the router from the PC. I have plugged it in, connected it via LAN and set the Local Area Connection to Obtain IP automatically and DNS automatically.

However I get limited or no connectivity and clicking repair says it cannot renew IP address. If I do ipconfig, there is no default gateway showing.

Therefore if I go to IE and type 192.168.01 which is what the IP should be, it can't find anything.

It isn't to do with the 3G network, because I can't even access the router config page, before even thinking about getting to the outside world.

It doesn't seem to be the LAN connection/wiring because the LAN light on the router flickers when the PC is trying to get an IP, so it is connecting ok.

It also doesn't appear to be an issue which resetting the router would solve, since I just unplugged it and plugged it into my laptop LAN and as soon as I typed 192.168.01 into IE, it works fine on my laptop.

Any suggestions most welcome as I am stumped...


A:No default gateway on LAN with router but works fine on other laptop

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No sound from speaker but headphones works well

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Hey Guys, Im DIEING HERE, Heres the deal: I did a full reformatted to my HP laptop dv6700 (specs below) from a Downgraded XP Home OS (bought it originally running Vista) to a currently Windows 7 Ultimate. I connect my laptop to my toshiba tv via a VGA cord. Now my laptop screen for some messed up reason is no longer displaying. But when it is connected via VGA i can use the computer just fine using my TV as my only screen. The problem is I cannot get the laptop to display. After multiple shutdowns and force restarts, and after leaving the laptop for a decent period of time i turn it on and it will random again display on my laptop, I have concluded from this that it is less likely a hardware problem and more likely a software one. I have the correct latest driver from nvidia. Another noteworthy point is that the Toshiba is only screen recgonized when i am in the screen resolution menu.

Device Manager Display adapter is the updated version of NVIDIA GeForce 7150M / nForce 630M
Monitors in Device Monitor is Generic PnP Monitor

System Information
Time of this report: 9/9/2010, 23:26:39
Machine name: CALC-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook PC
BIOS: PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.1
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A:Laptop display troubles on and off although external works fine

Does the HP screen display at startup? ie; before Windows even loads.

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I have tried multiple solutions and can not access the Internet from my desktop - my laptop works fine through the wireless router ... I am running a full system scan through Avast to see if there are any viruses, other than this I am not sure what to do but my Dell is now a rather expensive paper weight if I can't access the Internet (Edit 9:55 AM - according to Avast I have no viruses on the computer, HELP!)

A:HELP Can not connect desktop to Internet, laptop works fine

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When i plug in my memory stick at home and click on computer and on removable disk, it doesnt want to show me my files. The program quits responding and I have to take out my memory stick. Sometimes, it will show me my files but it won't let me access them. It will take forever to act like its loading and then it won't and "Computer" says it is not responding. Is it my device? I bought it Windows Vista compatible. I dont understand why I cant get to my files. After removing the stick so my computer will go back to being responsive, the program "My computer" will not recognize the device again. I have tried all my USB ports, they do the same thing. I have restarted my computer and it does the same thing. I need help!!!

>>>To Blind Dragon. I have no pop ups. I also use Norton Firewall Security.

>>>To jobeard, Windows Vista fails to uninstall USB devices on my computer. Also, when the program "My computer" freezes up, u cant do anything unless u remove the USB first bc it glitches the computer.

A:My USB isnt working with my laptop, but at school it works fine...

Obviously its not the device. It has something to do with your computer.

When you plug in the device just let it sit for a minute, vista should go and get the proper drivers/firmware for the device.

Watch you tray in the bottom right hand side of the screen. Does a box pop up when you plug in the device.

Do you have a firewall installed if so which one?

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I have a toshiba satellite P750 running windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
When you boot it loads into the desktop but then freezes, you can still move the mouse but nothing works
I have done all hardware diagnostic tests
Can boot to "safe mode with networking" so i figure my network drivers are alright. I try t odo a sfc /scannow but it crashes at verification 70%
I have also tryed to do sfc /scannow from disk but it doesnt work. I have no restore points to do a system restore to.
I have these events in the event viewer

Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WMI
Date: 3/01/2013 4:08:09 PM
Event ID: 10
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Christine-PC
Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WMI" Guid="{1edeee53-0afe-4609-b846-d8c0b2075b1f}" EventSourceName="WinMgmt" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">10</EventID>
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A:Laptop hangs but works fine on safe mode

Could try running MSCONFIG in safe-mode, de-select start-up applications & non-windows services (selective startup) and see if that gets you past the lock-up issue. That would at least help identify if its a possible software / service issue on load.

Additional information, if disabling everything appears to fix the lock-up issue, then its simply a matter of process of elimination. Re-enable services & programs one at a time, and see if you can determine which program is causing explorer / desktop to hang.

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Hello tech friends,
I am trouble shooting an older eMachine laptop 5312. While being used by an inexperienced teenager, the PC stopped being able to boot up. It can run Ubuntu on a CD with no problem, so I have moved all important docs off the hard drive. However, when I try to use the 3 recovery disks to restore Windows XP, the process is interrupted in the middle of the second disk, with an error message including the following:


Technical Information:

***STOP: 0x000007A (0xE11E9338, 0xC0000098, 0xBF8BE7FA, 0x19661860)

***win32k.sys - Address BF8BE7FA base at BF800000, Datestamp 3d6de5e5

Without Windows, I don't think I can use diagnostics like Sandra to narrow down the hardware problem(s). I have researched the error codes but no luck there. Are there diagnostics that run through Ubuntu? I ran the Ubuntu system test which did not show any problems. Is there anything more I can do? Many thanks for any suggestions.

A:Laptop runs Ubuntu but can't load Windows

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Hi i have vmware workstation installed on my laptop, a Sony Vaio, now I downloaded ubuntu and installed it as a virtual machine but it hangs in the bootup screen where there is the ubuntu logo and progress bar, which hangs at approx 80% each time. I have some other windows virtual machines which run fine, what coule be the problem? thanks

A:VMware wont load ubuntu on my laptop

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Modem = sb5100
Wireless Router = Dlink 601

I think the issue is the network name for some reason is NETWORK 3 on my desktop but on my laptop it's something else, my laptop can create a homegroup but my desktop cannot.

It's weird, my desktop cannot create not join my laptop homegroup but my laptop can create it just can't join my desktop so it's a desktop issue and I think it's the multiple network names after you set up a network and it asked you if this is public or home I created like 3 of them since my wifi routers kept on going bad.

A:Create a homegroup hangs on desktop but works fine of laptop


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My laptop, a Gateway NV57H, starts up fine, but after 10 minutes or so it becomes incredibly slow and everything is unresponsive. I used to get a bluescreen (kernel_inpage_error) after it being in this state for a while, but I researched it, ran a memory diagnostic, and found out one of my sticks of RAM was fried. Replaced both, doubling the capacity to its limit (8GB) and I still have the problem. When task manager is open during all of this, it shows that I'm only using 1.6 GB of the 8GB of RAM available, so I don't think that's the problem. I ran chkdsk and sfc /scannow from the command prompt, both said there were no errors found on the hard drive. I've ran malwarebytes from safemode a couple of times, it found some trojans and potentially unwanted programs and such that I quarantined and deleted. that didn't seem to fix the problem, and scans now come up clean. I'm running another now, just in case. The laptop runs fine in safe mode, no lag and no errors. I researched some other threads where people had similar problems and they said it was caused by having two antivirus software trying to run at the same time. I have kaspersky, but it's outdated. I turned off windows defender because it was trying to scan, and then started back up and the problem still wasn't fixed. Does anyone have any idea what the problem might be and how to fix it? Thanks!

A:Laptop becomes unresponsive after a few minutes, works fine in safe mode

 If you don't have an antivirus program running at all times, you need to fix that ASAP.  Two good free ones are Avast and AVG.  MSE, Microsoft Security Essentials is another free one.  
  To further inspect your system, please download and run Speccy from here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/speccy/ .  After running it click File -> Publish snapshot... Copy and paste the link it gives you into your next post.  
Good luck.

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A few days ago my desktop booted up very slowly and I was not able to connect to any webpages or any programs which use the internet. I just left it to sit for a few days and tried to boot it up again today, it still booted rediculously slow (took about 10 minutes) but it's still not working so I figured I'd register here and ask for some help. The router which I have connected to my desktop's modem is used to give internet to my laptop is still working fine (I'm posting this from my laptop). I've tried to do a system restore on my desktop, but the restores get an error and don't work. Also when i do the system restores, my desktop icons wont load so i have to end the explorer.exe process and then run the process again, after which all the icons show. (this only happens after I system restore). Another thing that is weird is that I can still connect to AIM (the instant messanger) on my desktop, but nothing else. Not sure what to do at this point, hopefully you guys can help.

A:Desktop won't connect to internet, laptop using router works fine.

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I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1 bld 7601 sp 1) on a Dell Latitude E7470 laptop at work. I've had this laptop for ~6 months.
For about 2 weeks it has been blue-screening when it's not in the dock, even with no peripherals in use, regardless of location (office or home, etc.). When it's in the dock purrs like a kitten: No crashes, no performance issues, nothing.
Our help desk ran all the diagnostics on it and found no hardware issues. Their recommendation is to set me up with yet another laptop (the current one replaced another bad laptop I got 6 months before that). I would prefer to identify the issue and see
if it can be fixed. It doesn't appear to be related to software, drivers, etc. or settings on the machine. They have looked at the many dumps for clues but nothing shows a clear answer.
No new software or peripherals have been installed during or just prior to this time.

Thank you for any suggestions.

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I recently reinstalled BF1942 on my Windows 7 64-bit laptop, and to my dismay, the game doesn't start up anymore! It used to work fine on my laptop, until I installed a mod on it (with which the game ran fine) and altogether decided it was just cluttering my computer and uninstalled it.

Another whammy is that I installed the game on my other PC with the same OS, and just runs perfect! Except that computer is a shared one so I can't adopt it 24/7.

When I put the disk in, or otherwise click the icon, the disk drive makes a series of short staccato noises (unusual, i might say), and then the screen goes dark, as if the game is starting up, but then the screen changes in varying shades of black, and I'm reverted to my desktop again!

I reinstalled it a couple of times, but the same thing happens, and at first when i wanted to install or uninstall or play the game (after the problem) Avast would suggest I do this in a sandbox, yet I've installed this game on so many computers that I know there could not be a threat with the game itself!

Can you guys please help me? I really want to play this game again.


A:Battlefield 1942 won't start up in laptop, yet works fine on another computer?

Is the other computer 32-bit or 64-bit? The tempature could easily be getting hot. I'd reccomend getting SpeedFan HERE to check


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I know this topic has been discussed before but none seem to be the same as my situation.
I have a Dell Inspiron 1545.  When turned on I get nothing on my display.  Connecting to an external display works fine.  Here are the current steps I have taken without any results:
1.  Tried the memory swap thing....no display.
2.  Checked fuse on motherboard.  OK
3.  Installed new cable.  No change.
4  Installed 3 known good displays....same part number that was in laptop as original.
5. Installed 2 new good motherboards....no change.
6. This is an LED monitor  so no backlight or inverter.
7. Removed keyboard....pressed on all the "known" areas that people have mentioned on this forum.
Connect is to an external monitor and all is good.  Try the FN key an the F1 no change.....Sure could use some more ideas as I am completely out.
10th SFG(A)

A:Inspiron 1545 no display on laptop, external works fine

This is a bad GPU (yes, they can fail in such a way as an external display works but the internal doesn't) or a bad mainboard - effectively the same thing, since one needs to be replaced to fix the other.

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Recently I performed a reinstallation of windows on my laptop. Normally I had no problems with the wireless, but after the reinstallation my laptop refuses to acknowledge that there are wireless networks. When I'm not connected to the internet, it asks to connect using a wire connection only.

I have a Dell Inspiron iM101z running Windows 7 Home Premium, and I downloaded all the drivers for what the Dell website told me my laptop model was, a Dell Inspiron 1121. Attached is a picture showing the oddities of my problem. The icon on the taskbar shows that I have to connect with an ethernet cord; no wireless icon is shown.

If I try to unplug the ethernet cable and connect to the internet, I only get the option to do a broadband connection. Also, once I unplug the cable, I get "no connections available."

A:Laptop refuses to detect anything wireless, ethernet works fine

Most likely this is still a driver problem.

Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States]

Or, http://search.dell.com/results.aspx?...&advsrch=False

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wifi shows limited on laptop but works fine on phone . netsh ,ipconfig , formated the laptop but nothing is working .please help 

A:wifi shows limited on laptop but works fine in phone

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank you for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like you are not able to connect to the Wireless Network with your Notebook Please read the tips and steps shown below, find out what is relevant to your current situation and tryperforming some steps which might help resolving the issue 1. Check for the Wireless Light, Try turning ON the Wireless by pressing the Wireless Button 2. Check if Wireless[WLAN] is enabled in BIOS 3. Check if you have yellow "!" mark or red "x" mark for Wireless Adapter under Device ManagerNote: Right Click on the Adapter, Uninstall the driver and restart the Unit[Windows will load the drivers again] 4. Check the last time wireless was working fine and perform System Restore, Reset the BIOS to setup defaults bytapping F10 Key under BIOS 5. Power OFF the Unit, Remove the AC Adapter & Battery, Press and hold the Power Button for 1 full minute 6. You can also download and install the latest BIOS Update for the Unit from HP Support Site 7. Uninstall the Wireless Drivers again from Device Manger and this time download and re-install the drivers fromthe HP Support Site 8. If you are using HP Wireless Assistant on your Unit, Please uninstall the same and re-install it again 9. Check if your Wireless Card detects any other Wireless Network nearby, in that case delete the existing wirelessprofile and re-create the same 10. Incase if all these steps does... Read more

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6 inch thick white lines down my laptop screen. 2 of them are solid white the others are fairly transparent but very noticeable, spaced out across the whole screen. The laptop itself works perfectly and the lines have been there a long time. There was only 1 to start with but its gotten worse over time. I am using an external monitor and play games a fair amount without any problems. I am wondering is this a screen or inverter issue or will i need a new motherboard for my laptop for a new graphics chip?

A:6 inch thick white lines down my screen but laptop works fine?

If you know about how to open inside the laptop, first check out the connection cable is seated properly between screen and mobo. But mostly times, you have to replace screen. There is no problem on Motherboard and screen inverter.

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No problem with Internet access through my Linksys wireless router whenever I start-up my laptop.

However, when my computer is idle for a while and goes into stand-by mode, I suddenly cannot access the Internet. However, I did notice that my POP3 email access continues to work, even when I can't access any web pages.

Any ideas on how to diagnose what the problem is? Everytime I leave my computer for a half hour or so, I need to restart it to regain Internet access.
Oh... I have WinXp home.

A:After laptop goes into 'standby mode,' I can't access http, but pop3 works just fine.

My Hijack This log...
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:14:28 PM, on 8/10/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\Program Files\Visual Networks\Visual IP InSight\SBC\IPClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Visual Networks\Visual IP InSight\SBC\IPMon32.exe
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Dear Experts,
I am having Dell Laptop Inspiron 1525, purchased in August 2008.
2 days back machine didnt shutdown. I did shutdown using power on/off button.
After that my laptop freezes after 3 to 4 mins of start up.

I used Regpair setup to fix registry errors on 10th March '12

Please help.


A:Laptop freezes after 3-4 mins of startup, safe mode works fine

When safe mode works fine but a normal boot fails, it usually means that a driver is at fault... I would suggest that you run a disk check. You can set it up in safe mode in Computer, and right click on the C drive. Select Properties, tools, check now. Check both boxes for trying to repair... Restart normally

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Hi guys,

All of a sudden my desktop internet has stopped working. I am typing from my laptop now and it works fine, it also works fine on my ps3. I don't think I changed anything, i just went away for a week and when I came back the net was down. It's like it doesnt even try to open any webpages.

Here is the ipconfig information

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : JDQUAD
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit
Ethernet Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1E-8C-70-FA-FF

Ethernet adapter Network Connect Adapter:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Juniper Network Connect Virtual Adap
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-68-3B-84-8A

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek RTL8187 Wireless 802.11g 54M
bps USB 2.0 Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-15-AF-51-EB-52
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
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A:Home wireless network - internet works fine on laptop and ps3 but not desktop

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Hello Every One
I have the admin laptop and it works fine except the wireless. The wireless works fine if i take it out from the domain and join the workgroup.

I have used the domain admin account and the machine local admin account and it does not work.
The hardware is OK and seems enabled with no problem except it does not see any wifi network.
The Laptop run Win 7 Pro.
Best Regards


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