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Q: Not Recognizing Scanner

Hello,
I am using a Lenovo SL500 laptop with XP Pro.
I just got a new 2.0, 7 port USB hub(cables to go) and almost everything that is plugged in works: 3 printers, dvd burner, external hard drive, thumb drive. But My epson scanner is not recognized even after re-booting, downloading drivers and even deleting and re-loading software. When I plug the scanner directly into my laptop (front usb port) it is recognized.
I know that some ports have more power than others. Is this the reason? Or is there something else that prevents the scanner from being recognozed? Is there a way to allow the scanner to be recognized when it is in the hub? One of my printers is an all in one Epson and it's scanner function is recognized through the hub?
Any Ideas?
JB

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Preferred Solution: Not Recognizing Scanner

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I have a CanoScan N670U scanner which my computer is not recognizing regardless of what I do. I have tried all the regular stuff (uninstalling and reinstalling the driver etc.), but with no success. Can anyone help? The scanner is plugged into the computer through a PCMCI USB2 card.

Many thanks!
 

A:My computer is not recognizing a scanner! Please help!!!

Laptop?
Probably needs to be plugged in directly into a motherboard USB port.
Update the USB2 crad drivers if you can.
Check in Device Manager if USB is properly installed.
 

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Hello,

Epson Perfection 1250 Scanner

My scanner is turned on (the green light is lit), the two cables are plugged in to the back of it, but my Windows 2000 operating system isn't finding the scanner when I run the add hardware function.

I have downloaded drivers and software for it and loaded these.

The scanner is not listed under Device Manager. The only imaging device it wants to know is my Logitech Web-cam.

I was told to look under "other hardware" in Device Manager, but that's not listed there.

I would be grateful for any ideas you might have.

Thank you,

Penny.
 

A:Win 2k Not Recognizing Epson Perfection 1250 Scanner

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My fingerprint scanner has been working just fine but recently kept having trouble recognizing it. Now it won't work at all on any finger and it is clean...

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Hi White Knights, Good Guys and Gals,

My PC was attacked, likely through Internet Explorer today, since I haven't downloaded anything. The following are is the list of Malware that XP Security Center has notified:

=email-worm.win32.netsky.q
=rootkit.win32.agent.pp
=backdoor.win32.kbot.al
=net-worm.win32.mytob.t
=net-worm.win32.dipnet.d
=virus.win32.hala.a
=trojan.downloader.js.multi.ca
=virus.win32.gpcode.ak

and Trojan Remover has identified
c:\windows\system32\vacinit.dll

and Mcafee
NTROSKRN... (rootkit trojan)

The program "Protection Systems" continues to pop up prompting me to buy along with random IExplorer bombs despite having removed it from programs. The system regularly freezes when I employ anti-malware programs.

I have attempted to use in normal and safe operating mode (Mcafee from safe command prompt)
=Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise (halts early in operation, Identifies NTROSKRN and 11 cookies)
=Stopzilla (Halts early in operation)
=Malwarebytes(fails to open even with changed name)
=Rooter Malware Finder (Eric_71) (operates results indeterminant)
=Trojan Remover (Runs. results indeterminant)

I am not in a good position to format the PC (in the wilderness).

Any advice what is preventing these malware programs from operating?

Thanks, and happy to repay the favor particularly if you like homebrew since PC wars arent my specialty!

Lookingtree

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Iamcomputer at 20:41:08.59 on Wed 07/15/2009... Read more

A:Unknown Attack Disables Malware Scanner/Antivirus/Spyware Scanner

Hi, lookingtree Welcome.Please read and follow all these instructions very carefully.Please download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.**Note: In the event you already have Combofix, this is a new version that I need you to download. It is important that it is saved and renamed following this process directly to your desktop**If you are using Firefox, make sure that your download settings are as follows:Tools->Options->Main tabSet to "Always ask me where to Save the files".During the download, rename Combofix to Combo-Fix as follows:

It is important you rename Combofix during the download, but not after.Please do not rename Combofix to other names, but only to the one indicated.Close any open browsers.Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
-----------------------------------------------------------Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix or remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results".Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
-----------------------------------------------------------Close any open browsers. WARNING: Combofix will disconnect your machine from the Internet as soon as it startsPlease d... Read more

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I am looking at purchaseing a new scanner. I have several thousand slides and negatives that I am needing to scan and want to find the best equipment for this at a decent price. I've seen some people say the Plustek 7500i SE is a good dedicated scanner. Even the Plustek 7200i SE has a good rating. Is there any that are better or that you might recommend instead. I'm really struggling on what direction to go. A dedicated film scanner is suppose to be better quality but at a much higher price. I've looked up flatbed scanners for under $500 and the CanoScan 8800F seems to have the highest rating and good reviews.
If anyone could point me towards one they like or recommend I would greatly appricaite it.
Like I said I'm getting to the point where I'm getting confused on which direction I should go.
Thank you for your help.
Senna
 

A:Dedicated film, slide scanner - is the Plustek 7500i SE a good scanner?

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please note this correction to my previous post the scanner is a VISIONEER 9020 NOT HP
Thank oyu edjal
 

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I have a Cannon PIXMA MP760 printer/scanner, the Windows Fax & Scan does not recognise this as a scanner
There is no help or support from the application
Is this a driver problem, if so how and where can you get the correct drivers to fix
Can anyone help

A:Cannon PIXMA MP760 printer/scanner not recognised as a scanner

If there is no Windows 8 driver, try with the one for Windows 7 http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/printers_multifunction/pixma_mp_series/pixma_mp760#DriversAndSoftware

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I am using XP cant use both devices together. device mgr recognizes just one of them. Get device mgr. code 38 "windows cant load the device driver for this hardware because a previous instance of the device driver is still in memory". The windows trouble shooter doesn' help solve this particular problem. I can load either scanner singularly and it does not give error code 38 and works fine unless I try to load both scanners. I have loaded latest xp drivers for each of these USB scanners. Does any have a fix for this problem. Your help would be appreciated.
Thanks edjal
 

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Hi whats best image scanner for my MP160 as win2k image scanner is bad!

Please advice.

Arek
 

A:Whats the best freeware image scanner for my scanner?

Is this a Canon scanner? It should have come with software/drivers...
 

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Currently I use Microsoft Security essentials as my "active monitoring" - What i'm looking for is any virus scanners that you find work well? (I only like "free" scanners.)

Consider I'm not seeking an active "monitor" that runs as a windows process. What I'm looking for is a "file scanner" that scans designated folders/drives.

Now adays, if you're paying attention, the quantity of spyware/Trojans/active x viruses is at an all time high. It seems like I get infected going to common websites even. I am looking to expand my assemblage of file scanners. In my opinion, the more, the better. (Sometimes I like to scan my drives with 3+ virus scanners. I'd like even more.)

I currently use:

Malwarebytes - Sweet secondary scanner. Doesn't run as a process (is just a scanner) and isn't "active monitoring" Perfect!

clam - Sweet scanner I actually got lastnight. Takes a long time, and doesn't clean files? (that's fine, but not as good as I hoped)

Super Anti Spyware - sweet spyware scanner

Online Virus Scanners - Housecall - Housecall is the best online scanner I've found and actually cleans the files for FREE. (do you guys know any other good online files scanners?)

Can you guys reccommend any additional file scanners that scan windows drives/files? Please remember, I don't want it to actively manage/monitor! (I USE MSE FOR THIS) I want it to be a secondary scanner that scans u... Read more

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Hi there

Just looking for some advice on an issue I am having at work.

A user cannot scan with the above scanner. They are getting the following error.

Scanner Status - 0 Error Number =1116 Twain Data Source Not Found Please Reinstall Scanner Software.

The Scanner is detected in Device Manager (No errors next to it)

I have uninstalled the software and reinstalled but the user gets the same issue.

I have added them as a local admin and once the software is installed I have logged on as the user. It detects that new hardware has been found and continues with the install but then they get the same issue.

Another user can log on to the machine and it works fine!

I have reseated the scanner to force it to pick up the connection but SAME ISSUE!

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

User is on Windows 2000

Thanks
 

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According to Windows XP For Dummies from year 2002, any scanner can be used with Windows XP because of some basic WIA which permits scanners to be used without being installed. Since I have an older scanner which worked well on another Windows XP computer on which the scanner was installed, I figured I could follow the instructions in that Dummies book to use the same scanner in Windows XP on a different computer. So I began to try.Instructions began like this:To use the Scanner and Cameria Wizard,1. Click Start --> Control Panel2. Click Printers and Other Hardware, click Scanners and Cameras...BUT THERE WAS NO CORRESPONDING WINDOW PRESENT. THERE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A SCANNERS AND CAMERAS WINDOW, BUT NONE THERE.I could then not follow any further instructions.I also found in Control Panel, an item called Scanners And Cameras, so I opened this to see if there were selections which I could follow according to the Dummies book. There was only an "install hardware" item inside. Also, somewhere along the attempted process, Windows invited me to look for drivers to install, but I was not sure if that fit my purposes or not. Would that path bring in the WIA software which Windows XP is expected to already have?What am I missing here? Windows XP is supposed to have some WIA software allowing basic features of any scanner to be used, but I could not find the instructions path to make use of the scanner. The scanner was also plugged in while I tried the process... Read more

A:scanner and camera Wizard for noninstalled scanner

Please click on Control Panel > Scanners and Cameras > on the Left side (as shown) there are Sub Headings for you to click on - Do you know if the scanner came with an install CD - That may have drivers listed on the CD - If not then visit the site of the scanner maker -If you can list the make and model for us, we may be able to link the driver site for you -Thank You -

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Hi expert types. I have a canon scanner/printer MX320 and I just hooked it up to a new laptop. I installed the disc and it installed everything for the mx320, but when I try to scan something I get an error code from scangear that says turn off scanner error in scanner code 2,148,0 . What should I do? My dell came with Windows 8, so I figured posting here was the right place....I've tried to see if anyone else has had this problem prior to me but every site I go to just has nada. I've already tried unplugging everything, and also pressing the scan function on the actual scanner. (which is pretty much the only advice anyone had on the other sites I went to). Any help here would be greatly appreciated. I really can't afford to buy a new scanner right now and I need it for work.

A:Just installed my old scanner onto my new laptop and the scanner won't work.

Hi,had the same trouble with my HP printer.Worked on Windows7 but not on 8.Went to there website and downloaded new driver and works fine now.Hope this helps.

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Sprout scanner KO since win10 update. Officejet 6500A plus scanner unusable. Is there a way to choose?

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I have bought an Epson Perfection 1200S scanner, second hand. I hoped to plug it into the USB of my PC but only after buying it did I see that the 1200U model is for USB and the handbook for this 1200S model says that unless my PC has an SCSI board, I need to install one. The scanner came with an interface board but I am not confident about opening my PC to install it.

The scanner also came with a Microtech USB-SCSI-DB25B, which is not part of the Epson package but I guess is an extra that the seller threw in. It has a USB prong on one end that could go into my PC, and the other end would fit the cable that attaches to the scanner.

Can I install the scanner without using the SCSI board?
 

A:Solved: Can my SCSI scanner run as a USB scanner?

From the looks of it the Microtech USB-SCSI-DB25B is a usb to scsi converter so you should be able to plug it into the USB port and have it work. Seems like it should be Microtech USB-SCSI-DB25B to SCSI cable to scanner.

While Microtech USB-SCSI-DB25B did not give me too many things to look up... maybe you can provide a picture of this unit to verify....

either that or verify its something like this -

http://www.ramelectronics.net/html/usbxchange.htm
 

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Windows 8, of course; Brother MFC-7460DN Laser Printer. Paperport 14. Nothing I do will allow me to scan from that printer in Windows 8! However, I can print just fine.

Windows 7 machine, Brother MFC-7460DN Laser Printer. Paperport 14. Everything works just fine and dandy. I double checked just a little while ago, and scanning went off without a hitch.

The only difference between Paperport on the Win 7 machine and the Win 8 machine is that I bought Paperport 14 for the Win 8 machine and while waiting for it to arrive, I downloaded and installed the trial version.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled Paperport and the printer multiple times, in the Brother Utilities I clicked on and installed the Scanner Utility and still no joy!

Here's a snip of the Installation Diagnostics. The Scanner (Driver) Port looks hinky to me, but what do I know?

And, yes, I could use my Brother MFC-J825 for scanning, but that would be a pain because of the printer's location. Or, I could run into another room and use the J5910, but that would be even more inconvenient. 'Sides, I hate to have something that just won't work in Windows 8.

Bottom line is that it does seem to be a Windows 8 issue, because when I check, Windows says it's all good. And it ain't!

I would very much appreciate any help I can get with this, since I'm flummoxed so far. Thanks in advance.

A:No Scanner - The default scanner is not attached

Hi Wynonna,

I sense that you are usually very well versed in repairing your own issues so I doubt that I can help you; however, lacking any response to your issue, I will throw in "my2cents":

Please do not take offense to any of my suggestions if they sound too basic:

So, I assume you have already downloaded and tried the latest drivers from Brother?
Brother: MFC-7460DN: Downloads: United States

Can I also assume you are using it via a direct USB connection and it is not set up as part of a network and it is not wireless?

If so, can I assume you have applied the latest firmware update (9/6/2013)?
Brother Solutions Center: MFC-7460DN: Downloads: Others

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Just wondering if anyone has the HP 3570c scanner. Is it worth the money? Does it work good? I know its cute, but other than that I want to know more before I buy it. I want to use it to copy slides onto my computer and make prints. Thanks for any comments, good or bad.
 

A:HP scanner 3570c - Is this a good scanner?

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7400c HP Scanjet Error Message, "Scanner Not Found" or "Sorry Scanner Could Not be Initialized Hello, Thank you for looking at my post. I bought a new dell computer and reinstalled the Hp 7400c precision scan pro Scanning software. My old computer had XP. The new computer has XP Pro on it. I've been to the HP site and followed all instructions to fix this issue at: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/documen...p;product=59553 The HP instructions are for XP not XP Pro. When I get to: Removing the key from the registry 1. Click Start , then Run . The Run window will appear. 2. In the Open box, type: REGEDIT . 3. Click OK . The Registry Editor window will appear. 4. Click the plus ( + ) next to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE . 5. Click the plus ( + ) next to Software . 6. Click the plus ( + ) next to Hewlett-Packard . I can only get this far. NO LanScan selection? What do I DO to get this issue fixed? 7. Click the plus ( + ) next to LanScan . 8. Highlight Client , and press Delete on the keyboard. 9. Click Yes to delete the key. 10. Close the Registry Editor by clicking the X button in the upper-right corner, and restart the computer to have the changes take effect Thanks, Sincerely, Nicola
 

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I have a Brother all in on MFC-J615W and it has been BEAUTIFUL for me. One of the main things I've been doing with it is scanning old pictures for genealogy purposes. I LOVE the fact that I can use the option FROM the scanner that allows you to scan INTO a graphics/photo program all wirelessly (on the scanner, I select SCAN and then "into a graphics program"). It has always shown the "connecting" message in the printer display and then it proceeds to open the scan in Paint (as default). No problems. LOVE IT.

Tonight, I just can't get it to go. It acts like it is trying to connect, but then just goes back out to it's default display (the time) and I have no scan.

HOWEVER....if I were to open up the photo software and IMPORT from the scanner, I have no issues.....and yes, this is wireless, as well.

SO..because I can do one wirelessly and not the other, I wouldn't think it's the network...or am I wrong? It's just bizarre that it would connect one way and not the other. Hmmmmm......

It just takes longer to import than to just scan into a graphics program, I think, so I like to scan INTO the software from the scanner..

Thanks in advance for any insight!
 

A:Wireless Scanner. Can IMPORT from software...can't go from scanner INTO software.:(

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I have a HP dv6000z. It was running XP Home SP2. I did a clean install of XP Pro then took out my SP2 cd and updated that and then did all the other updates. I decided to give Vista a shot. It took with the upgrade CD that I got from HP. After Vista was up and running fine I updated my BIOS to the most recent version. Everything was still running fine.

I then decided I wanted to dual boot XP and Vista and also XP Pro 64 to give it a shot.

I popped in a new XP Pro SP2 cd that I got from my school and deleted the c: partition then divided it up into 3 partitions, 2 20 gigs and 1 25 gig and installed XP Pro SP2 on the c: partition, the 20 gig partition. Everything went fine.

I downloaded all the updates from Microsoft and then went into my computer for the first time and noticed it was only seeing 256 mb of ram. I have 2 1 gig sticks in my machine. I then decided to flash back to the old BIOS I had before I upgraded, since I dont remember checking Vista after the BIOS upgrade if it was recognizing the 2 gigs or not, but it was Vista and not XP so that might make a difference, I am not sure.

Well I flashed back and still it only says 256 and it seems that the computer is running awfully sluggish, like it only has 256 ram haha. This is weird since both sticks are greater than 256. Thanks for any help.
 

A:XP Pro SP2 only recognizing 1/8th of ram

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I have a new 8.1 machine that isn't recognizing USB port items when plugged in. Is there something I can do to correct that? I have a Windows 7 machine right next to it and the same item is picked up just fine when plugged into a USB port. Thanks for any ideas. :-)

A:Not recognizing USB

Is it ALL usb? Have you checked usb / mouse keyboard? Or is it just usb flash drives and disk? Have you installed the chipset drivers for your machine? Go to the vendor support site for your machine.

You should also add your system specs to your profile if you need further help

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Hi, I have recenlty bought Samsung 850 Evo SSD to replace my 750 GB HDD on HP G6. It looks like SSD is not recognized by the BIOS. Also, i dont see an option to change SATA to AHCI in bios.  My BIOS is insideh20 Version F .37. Please help.

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Hey guys and gals!

Well i got a tough one for you guys and I hope that you are up for the challenge. Here is the situation.

A few months ago my DVD burner was working perfectly fine. Something happened not sure as to what since I don't use them that much. I was unable to burn or play DVD's but i could play and burn audio CD's. I then proceeded to use this program that comes with the HP called either PC tune up and repair or PC Doctor. The program made me run some tests on the DVD burner which told me it was a faulty drive.

I then went out and bought a new burner. I put it in and now i'm getting the same results. When ever i try to burn somthing I get the "please insert blank disc" which i've tried many different dvd-r's and brands. also, when i installed the new burner i can't use my other cdrom as well.. the cdrom is doing the same thing.

In windows explore it recognizes the drive, but when a CD is inserted nothing comes up. It shows the drive as blank. I went into device manager and it said that they were working properly.

Also, I was using Nero and Ashampoo as my software. i deleted the DVD rom from my device manager and restarted which didn't work. I uninstalled and reinstalled my burning software. I did the whole upper and lower registry thing as well. Any idea what this could be? could it be bad cable? Thanks





OS: Windows XP Home
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A:DVD/CD not recognizing anything

Worth checking: http://www.afterdawn.com/guides/archive/aspisetup.cfm
 

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Specs :

ASUS a8n32-SLI Deluxe Mobo
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Ver. 2002

Here's my question ... I recently added 2GB of RAM to the 2GB I already had installed . My system is showing the RAM as being there in my BIOS , but , when I run DXDIAG only 1GB is showing out of the 4GB I have installed . Is it because of the Windows version I am running and if so , what can be done ?

Any help would be greatly appreciated !

Kamack
 

A:RAM not recognizing

Welcome to TSG....

Windows XP will only see 3 Gb RAM and that is it. Do you have any service packs installed?
 

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I have an old PC that I'm hoping to install Linux onto. I removed the HDD and installed it into my DELL PC so that I could format the HDD. Once I reinstalled the HDD back into the old PC, it is not recognized. Did I miss a step or something?

It's the only HDD.
 

A:Old PC not recognizing HDD

The BIOS has to recognize before anything else. Change the settings there. You should have an option in the bios something like "HDD Detection". Since I dont know your specifics I cant offer any more advice.
 

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My CD/RW has gone out to lunch. It appears to be fine because the power light comes on and when booting up it comes up with the message: Detecting IDE Secondary Slave etc... This is good!

However, when I put in a CD it appears to load and all, but when I try to get to it I can not find it via My Computer or Windows Explorer.

Did the driver go out the door or do I have to look somewhere else.

I just recently purchased the CD/RW drive about a month ago.

Any help would be greatly appreciated - Thanks Tony
 

A:Not recognizing CD/RW

Here's a good way to find out if you have a hardware problem or a driver/software one. Boot from a win98 startup disk with cdrom support, and see if the drive is detected and can read disks. If not, the drive is probably bad. Also check inside the system to make sure a cable has not come loose. If it reads ok from the boot disk driver, you probably have a problem with your Windows IDE drivers, try removing and reinstalling them, and check to see if there are any newer ones available
 

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Each time I insert any USB flash drive into my new Dell E520, it tells me:
"The disk is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?"
The same flash drive works on different PC's

Any help will be appreciated

Thanks

ee
 

A:Not recognizing USB

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Hey people,

Well, about 3 months ago I did a massive overhaul on my comp, upgrading everything from processor to monitor. I got 4GBs of RAM, and I know XP Pro recognizes up to 4GBs, it only shows up as 3.25, is this normal? Here are my specs.

Fatal!ty F-190HD motherboard
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700
4X Kingston 667 DDR2 RAM
Thermaltake TR2-430W Power Supply
NVIDIA 8600GT 256MB

LOL, im not posting this to just show off, I have a genuine problem here...
 

A:XP Pro not recognizing all my RAM.

Is your version of XP Pro 64-bit or 32-bit?

3.2GB is the maximum amount of RAM that the x86 architecture can take (32-bit).
 

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I have a Packard Bell Legend Supreme 1910, it came with 32M of RAM. I removed the 32M and installed 128M. My computer still says that I have 32M. I checked the advanced settings of msconfig and I am not limiting the size of allowable RAM.
 

A:Not recognizing new RAM

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I have a Dell XPS M140 with a CD/DVD drive. I'm not sure what has happened but the computer no longer recognizes when I put a CD in the drive - either a CD with data or a blank CD. It does recognize DVD's. Under My Computer the D drive says DVD-RW. I honestly don't remember if it has always said that or if I've somehow turned off the CD capability. Any help would be appreciated as I am not very technically inclined when it comes to the computer.
 

A:Not recognizing cd's

Welcome to TSG!

We can try disabling and then reinstalling the drive (not physically- just the driver). Let me know what version of Windows you have and I can give you more detailed instructions!
 

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Windows is failing to recognize my external USB HD.

I'm running XP Pro SP2
Recently scanned with AVG and Spybot
The only programs running at the time were:
GAIM
Firefox 2.0

I've had this hard drive for 3 year and it's always worked with this computer. I was watching a movie I had stored on it and suddenly Windows decided it wouldn't recognize the drive. I've tried all 8 ports on my computer and nothing. I've also tried the ideas from this post http://www.techsupportforum.com/f149...nal+hard+drive
and that didn't work.

A:Not recognizing USB HD

3 years is pretty long to depend on a hard drive. Dont get me wrong Ive
got 7 years outta drives. Run your diagnostics for drive, floppy boot disk
whatever. If it doesnt check out, you would suspect a bad drive. If it
does not see it at all, it may be the external usb enclosure. To eliminate
this problem take drive out of enclosure, set it to slave, on the primary
ide channel. Might work might not, depends on ntfs or a fat32 enviornment.

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I have various hard drives (each has an OS - WinXP, Vista, Win7).When I use the WinXP hd in my laptop, i can USB connect and see the Win7 hd but not the Vista hd.
When I use the Win7 hd in my laptop, I cannot see either other USB hds.

Any idea what I can do to make the other two USB visible when running Win7?

One addn piece of info ... I partitioned the WinXP and Vista into a c-drive and d-drive but left the Win7 hd as only a c-drive.

A:Recognizing a USB hd with an os

Are you plugging one HD internally and placing the other in an external enclosure to connect via USB to access files?

Generally, if you cannot see another HD then you need to enter Disk Management and assign it a drive letter in the OS you are using. So if you can't see XP/Vista while booting Win7, make sure both have a drive letter assigned in Disk managment.

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I have a new build with a Lite-On Blue Ray player, it has been fine playing CD/DVD but I tried a Blu-Ray and it does not recognize. I realized I had not installed "Cyberlink BD Solution" so I tried to do so- I am unable to install it! When I try to install it (BD Solution v6) I get an install shield error 1628: failed to install...

Can anyone help with getting this thing to work? Is there something I need to do to get the software to install or is there another codec I could use to get MP to recognize Blu-Ray disks?

I already went in and changed the region setting in Windows- no help!

Running Windows 7 64bit

Thanks!

A:Blu-Ray not recognizing Blu-Ray Help!!

Just google "installshield error 1628" and search for solutions within the last one month and you can find three or four fixes for resolving it.

But before trying any of those, try to install the program as an administrator and check whether it gets you through. Open the CD Install, right click on the specific installer and "Run as Administrator".

If it does not resolve the problem, then try the other fixes.

(Incidentally I too have a Liteon iHBS112 BD writer and had installed the BD Solution on my 32bit OS. Hadn't experienced any install problems.)

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Yesterday I removed several unused programs from my wifes laptop, (HP Pavilion zv5000). One of them was a DVD authoring program. I also ran AdWareSE, and AVG AntiSpy & Antivirus scans. When I finished I checked the device manager and noticed that the CD/DVD had a problem. The status of the drive was.

?Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)?

The drive spins, and I can boot from it. However it does not show up in 'My Computer'. Will doing a Windows XP reinstall and taking the repair option fix this? Should I try anything else first?

A:XP not recognizing CD/DVD

In my opinion i think taking the repair option should fix that... but you might also want to try using system restore and restoring your laptop back a couple of days and see if that resolves the problem... you can access this feature my clicking start> run> in the run dialog box type "msconfig" without the quotes and then you should click on the button that says "Launch System Restore" once again.. without quotes. :) good luck!

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Well I Have 4096MBytes of ram CPU-Z says so and so does my order sheet from alienware

my processor:
intel core 2 duo e4500 @ 2.2ghz

and i run vista home premium 32bit edition

but when i go to control panel i get this
any solutions or ideas to why its doing this guys ?
 

A:Not Recognizing My Ram

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Hi,

I have had this install of windows for about a year now. It has always recognized both HDD one 80gb and one 250gb. It recently started to not recognize the 250(backup) hdd. I know its not the IDE cables because XP doesn't recognize it sometimes but my BIOS and POST screen sees it every time. I am not sure why windows is not recognizing my second HDD. Please help.

Thank you.

A:XP not recognizing 2nd HDD

check the plug is secure into the drive
try a new cable it may have a broken wire in it which can cause the problem

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Hello all.
I think this goes in this forum if not I apologize. So my cpu fan died and I replaced it. My MB is not recognizing that I made this change. I have to spam F2 to boot from windows otherwise my computer shuts down as it still thinks my fan is dead. Yes the fan is installed properly and does work)

I have gone into BIOS and saved changes and while I can restart without an issue, when I power down completely and start back up.. I get the CPU has failed message .

I really need to reinstall my OS( win 7) as its been a year since last install. I am afraid to do so as I won't have a windows option in boot manager if I am reinstalling yes?

I hope I am making sense as to what my issue is)

my comp is a HPE-210y

Thank you for your time and I appreciate any help I will receive.

Ira
 

A:New CPU Fan, MB not recognizing

Did you buy an identical HP fan? If not you likely have too. Some systems like this expect the fan to spin at very precious speeds and if the replacement fan spins too slow or fast the system may not think it's working properly.

Why do need to reinstall Windows? Although to reinstall Windows you can use the built-in HP Recovery, see here: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c01867418
 

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My PC is suddenly not.............Rom! I have restarted my computer but still nothing happened..even the DVD DRIVE LOGO(H - isn;t appearing. I am not good in computers so pls give me easy ans.
 

A:Not recognizing my DVD-rom

Hi

you need to remove the side of the PC with the power off and reseat the big grey cable and the little 4 wire cable,

then as the PC boots up look for the option to enter the BIOS, its a bit of a minefield for those who havent been in it but have a look around in their and see if their is anything related to secondary IDE channel and make sure its turned on.

regards
 

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I have recently installed XP Professional onto my partitioned hard-drive(the other side has Win98se)but cannot seem to get it to recognize my cd drive...i have attempted to load the software for the Asus 50x cd player but to no avail...I have tried from Win98(where I had to install the OS from)and I have attempted to boot up with the player software...does not work...control panel and system information(hardware)does not show it even installed...
Anyone have any suggestions?

Also,when booting up my computer,i have the option of which OS I want to use...when I choose XP it takes a long long time to load up...I cannot find anything anywhere that would cause this ridiculously long boot up...
Win98se takes a fraction of the time...
Once again,suggestions?
thanks in advance
 

A:XP not recognizing cd

Does your motherboard have UATA Drive controllers?

If it does, then XP may not correctly function if you didn't load the drivers at the start of the installation. Also, if you're running a 3rd party controller, such as a Promise Controller, the drivers needed to be loaded during setup as well.
 

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Im looking to find someone to chat with for 10min to help me troubleshoot this problem Im having with a PC I just bought. I built my own PC and am very literate but I cannot find a fix for this problem also Im clueless when it comes to AMD. It would be preferred if you have discord or something to fix this fast in 10min, but im fine with messages.
 

A:PC not recognizing GPU

The forum rules here state that all help must be given in the form of replies here in your thread.

Tell us the problem and the hardware in the PC and we will try to help.
 

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Hi guys,

I am at my wit's end. I am working on a 200 MHZ Pentium machine with AT mobo, PcChips model M573 from the info that I have. I am trying to install a 128MB DIMM. The system currently has 2 16MB SIMMS with two SIMM slots available. There a total of two DIMM slots. I have tried every possible physical configuration. I can't find anything in CMOS relating to RAM specifically. I have checked the mfg website for more info. I can find no reason for this NOT to work. The system will not recognize the DIMM even if it is the only RAM in the system.

I've have combed this forum looking for any information and nothing offered so far has solved my problem. If anybody can offer any info, please do!!

This site contains some of the files I've used for reference
http://ajz.250free.com/586_M5xx/M571_M574/index.html

(the M573 links)

Thanks!
 

A:Not recognizing new RAM

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For Some reason my comp is not recognizing my RAM. I have 2 256 sticks but when i right click on MY COMPUTER is says 240RAM. You can check my comp specifications at http://www.techspot.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=10079
 

A:HP not recognizing RAM

Did you just add another 256 MB module? If so, did you check if it's compatible with your mainboard (ECC, registering, parity, speed etc) ?

240 looks to me like you have an onboard graphics adapter that's taking 16 MB of RAM.
 

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I just bought a seagate 300 GB external HD and it was working well for the past two weeks until now. My computer does not recognize it at all. Under the safely remove hardware, I don't see it show up at all. I tried my other external HD and it work out fine. I am using window xp and service pack 2. I'm not sure wat the problem also. I tried rebooting and also my comp does not recognize it. I also tried on my friend's comp and it didn't work also.
 

A:USB not recognizing

Well, since it doesn't work on multiple computers, it's clear the failure is probably something about the drive.

Does the drive spin up when you turn it on? When you connect the USB, do you see anything in Device Manager under USB Controllers for the drive? How about any error messages? Have you tried a new USB cable?

If all else fails, send it back for warranty replacement.
 

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Im looking to find someone to chat with for 10min to help me troubleshoot this problem Im having with a PC I just bought. I built my own PC and am very literate but I cannot find a fix for this problem also Im clueless when it comes to AMD. It would be preferred if you have discord or something to fix this fast in 10min, but im fine with messages.
 

A:Need help with PC not recognizing GPU

The forum rules here state that all help must be given in the form of replies here in your thread.

Tell us the problem and the hardware in the PC and we will try to help.
 

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I am running Win 7 on a Intel Core I7 920 processor. My motherboard is a Gigabyte EX58-UD3R FE motherboard. My RAM is (4) G Skill F3-16000CL9-2GBRH 2G sticks of DDR3 RAM. It says the type is PC3-10700H. When I check my system settings in windows, it says I have 8 GB installed but only 6 GB usuable. Is there any way to make it so that all of it is usable? Thank you in advance for any help.

A:Win 7 not recognizing all RAM

Greetings,

I've done a bit of research on this, it looks like the only way to enable 8Gb is to update the bios. That motherboard is now a discontinued item. Which means you might consider purchasing a newer model with more options.

You can find more information here.. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3265#bios

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