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Epower tray has stopped working, ODDPWR has stopped working

Q: Epower tray has stopped working, ODDPWR has stopped working

this morning i got those 2 errors pop up, and i cannot get into system info, cannot do a system restore
running windows 7

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I get these two error messages every time I start my computer, is there any help? I have an Acer 4810T
 

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just now when i turned on my computer a box appeared and teling ODDPWR has stopped working..i noticed some of my gadgets isnt starting on startup..so i opened the gadgets on the right click menu and yet another box telling ePowerTray has stopped working..im using acer aspire 4745 g ,windows 7 home premium 64 bit..what is causing these??how do i solve it?
 

A:ePowerTray and ODDPWR has stopped working

i tried many times to open the gadget menu..but it didnt started..restarted the computer many times..and on each trial still didnt get to open it..both of the "has stopped working" box appeared each time..after countless tries..eventually i managed to open the gadget menu..and i suspect one of the gadget is causing the trouble..its the CPU meter by orbmu2k..it also didnt appear on the desktop like other gadgets and i even couldnt uninstall it..the CPU usage get alot higher than usual when i started the gadgets..so i closed all the gadgets..but what does it has anything to do with the epowertray?
 

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Hello All. I'm new to the site, and after having been tasked to fix my girlfriends computer. I'm left scratching my head. I don't know what she or her son did to this machine but everything I have tried has not worked. So any help would be greatly appreciated.

Machine - Dell Inspriron INSP1440

OS - Vista 32-bit SP2

Issues -

Cannot start internet browsers outside of safe mode. Every time I have tried I get an APPCRASH Error.

IE - Internet Explorer has stopped working.

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 9.0.8112.16421
Application Timestamp: 4d76255d
Fault Module Name: iexplore.exe
Fault Module Version: 9.0.8112.16421
Fault Module Timestamp: 4d76255d
Exception Code: c0000096
Exception Offset: 000026d1
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.2
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160


Firefox - Firefox has Stopped Working

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: firefox.exe
Application Version: 13.0.1.4548
Application Timestamp: 4fda6075
Fault Module Name: ... Read more

A:APPCRASH When starting IE and Firefox, DNS Client Has Stopped Working, and Host Process (Rundll32) has stopped working Errors.

Here is the DNS client has stopped working error

DNS Client has stopped working

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: svchost.exe_Dnscache
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Application Timestamp: 47918b89
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6002.18327
Fault Module Timestamp: 4cb73436
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000250fb
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.2
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 7373
Additional Information 2: 38d9ec761cde35dc7ff9a3014cbc1e9a
Additional Information 3: 007a
Additional Information 4: f2126b35ab5de9a1c961e83e18b5e24b

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Hi all,
The pop-up "VCSystem Tray has stopped working" appears on my Vaio laptop every few minutes, I checked the pop-up and it reads:
 "Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name: CLR20r3
  Problem Signature 01: vcsystemtray.exe
  Problem Signature 02: 8.1.0.10100
  Problem Signature 03: 5077842e
  Problem Signature 04: System.Xml
  Problem Signature 05: 4.0.0.0
  Problem Signature 06: 4ba1dfec
  Problem Signature 07: 735
  Problem Signature 08: 0
  Problem Signature 09: System.Xml.XmlException
  OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.2
  Locale ID: 1033
  Additional Information 1: 7b10
  Additional Information 2: 7b1048fe531878f06171cb5525682efa
  Additional Information 3: ff30
  Additional Information 4: ff3066e2431550939efa3daa55cc147d

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I've tried to download Vaio Care for Windows 7 but failed all the times, it seems this download version is no longer available. What can I do to fix it? Many thanks and regards,
Kien-Anh, Do

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Hi, so the problem I'm having with ATI Tray Tools is it installs fine, but will not start, it will throw a "ATI Tray Tools Has Stopped Working" error. I have tried all of the unsigned drivers tricks (press f8 then select the unsigned driver option every boot, I used DSEO (Drive Signature Enforcement Overrider) to start in TESTMODE and signed the appropriate drivers, I tried ReadyDriverPlus0 and none work. In fact, the srvinst.exe works and reports that the low level drivers are operational. So I've narrowed it down to the atitools executable itself, which I've tried running in admin mode, in compatibility mode for Vista SP1 and SP2, Windows XP SP2 and SP3.

Windows Defender is disabled and so is UAC. It's really frustrating because there are so many nice tweaks in tray tools, and everyone else seemed to get it to work using the unsigned driver method. I don't have any form of anti virus or ant-spyware installed, so I can't see what the problem is.

(just another thing to mention, compatibility troubleshooting never works on my rig, odd, because some of the programs I use should start fine in XP mode (no that I want them too, but its odd that they don't), but they dont. It's almost like Compatibility wizard does nothing. Whenever I try to use it, it doesn't even through an error, it just does nothing, the program won't show any sign of starting or an error.)

A:ATI Tray Tools has stopped working error

By the way, I am running the latest beta of tray tools, which supports windows vistax86/x64 and most people seemed to get it working.

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DeskTopAgent Tray has stopped working and various issues
Windows, Vista Home Premium, 64bit

Also, due to several issues I reinstalled.... a week ago.
Notice I still am getting Dell logo at login.
Suspect something is still, lurking & it is not yet, right with the DeskTopAgent Tray has stopped working error message returning.

I would greatly, appreciate, HELP-at this point I am at a loss & keep going in circles. This is list of issues revolving...
1. DeskTopAgent Tray ERROR-??? Have followed suggestions to disable, and select startup programs, several times.
2. Occasional Updates were not downloading correctly, so far at this time all are downloaded "Successfully."
3. IE-8 issues (resolved by switching to Firefox-love it!)
4. Driver issues with printer, and Adobe (resolved and reloaded so, far)
5. Now, am not sure completed reinstall, with Dell logo, appearing at startup.

Every time I try to fix a problem another arises and frankly, simply worn out and tired.

Thank you.

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Hi,
Every time i switch on the computer its coming blue tooth tray application has stopped working.,I hav bought my lap a month ago and this is coming,.. i am not having much knowledge in computer ,so any one please help me in fixing this problem..

A:Blue tooth tray application has stopped working

Hi -

Go into the Device Manager, expand the tree branch for Bluetooth and un-install all devices found. RIGHT-click then select Uninstall. Re-boot. Vista will re-install upon boot-up.

Whether that helps or not - I know the laptop is a month old, but... go to your system manufacturer's web site and see if updated drivers are available for bluetooth & all others as well. Look for chipset, video, audio, wifi, Ethernet, etc...

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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HI,
I'VE INSTTALED WINDOWS 7 PROF.ON MY PC. I M TRYING TO INSTALL WINDOWS7ULTIMATE BY CLICKING ON SETUP.EXE AN ERROR MASSAGE APPEARED SAYING: [WINDOWS INSTALLER HAS STOPPED WORKING] THEN I TRIED TO INSTALL WINDOWS 8 ON MY PC.. BUT THE ERROR MASSAGE APPEARED SAYING SAME THING [WINDOWS INSTALLER HAS STOPPED WORKING] AND ALL OTHER SETUP IN THAT DRIVE ARE SAYING SAME THING.....DON'T KNOW WTTD.....HHHHHHHHHHHHHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLLLLLPPPPPPPPPPP!
I'M IN BIG TROUBLE NOTHING IS GOING TO INSTALL

ERROR
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: setup.exe_Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Application Version: 6.2.9200.16384
Application Timestamp: 5010a298
Fault Module Name: setup.exe
Fault Module Version: 6.2.9200.16384
Fault Module Timestamp: 5010a298
Exception Code: c0000096
Exception Offset: 000020f4
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

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A:Windows installer has stopped working or setup.exe has stopped working

Hi,

Lets start here:

1. Download and save this tool to your desktop:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

2. Run the tool, and then click 'Copy' - ignore any errors if they appear

3. Use CTRL+V to paste the unedited results of the validation tool here in your next reply

Regards,
Golden

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Ok about a while back my computer was infected by the security suite virus. During which an update was being installed. When I finally fix everything I restart my computer and the icons on my tray are hideen they are there when I scroll over but not able to be seen. A little later I get an error message saying that windows explorer has an error and that it is restarting. This has been happening many times and I've been looking everywhere for the answer but no luck.
Here's the report of one of the more recent crashes.
Product
Windows Explorer

Problem
Stopped working

Date
8/21/2010 6:23 PM

Status
Report Sent

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: explorer.exe
Application Version: 6.0.6002.18005
Application Timestamp: 49e02a1e
Fault Module Name: explorer.exe
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6002.18005
Fault Module Timestamp: 49e02a1e
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0000000000026478
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: dc4f
Additional Information 2: 91d3edf20bd14bd648568f624d5d6a00
Additional Information 3: b1da
Additional Information 4: 06b5e8f5f18bcf4bb7c99364e9a2ac55

Extra information about the problem
Bucket ID: 20352923

A:Explorer.exe stopped working and restarting, system tray icons missing

Hi -

The crash info tells me -
- you have Vista SP2 installed
- Windows Explorer crashed
- Explorer.exe timestamp = 49e02a1e, which = Sat Apr 11 01:26:54 2009, valid for SP2
- Exception 0xc0000005 occurred = memory access violation

Did you have your system checked out by Security Expert to assure that the virus is in fact gone? If not -

Proceed to the Security Center, Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help Forum, to have your system reviewed by a Security Analyst. Be sure to follow THESE STEPS carefully before posting your logs in the Security Forum. Please be patient as the Security Analysts are very busy and one will get to you as soon as possible.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hey, Fellas, I'm back.
Lately when I've tried looking at different folders and files on my hard drives I keep getting "Windows Explorer has stopped working and will restart." It's driving me nuts, I can barely do anything.
Also, same thing with Internet Explorer...I'm getting real sick of Vista's shoddiness..

A:Windows Explorer Stopped Working, Internet Explorer Stopped Working, what DOES work?

Hi,
Have a look at the events log and make a virus scan too.

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When I go to open HP MediaSmart, on the drop down menu I click on Video. It opens briefly and about 5 seconds I get the message "HP Media Video has stopped working. A problem stopped the prgram to stop working correctly. Windows will notify me if a solution is available.  I ran the sfc.exe (system file checker tool from microsoft as administrator)  and it passed with result of "windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations".I can play a DVD, i can open my photos but I can't view my videos or load any new ones using HP MediaSmart.I have restarted the computer several times with no help.Any suggestions?

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My son's Ideapad 110S (purhased Aug 2017) has stopped working, won't charge, but charger does work on his brothers Ideapad 110S. It is completely dead. Does battery need replacing or something else? Thank you for any and all help!

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I've received to error messages when I've started up my laptop:

"Tray Starter has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly."

"InstantWrite Control has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly."

Are these serious problems?

I checked the Device Manager, and there were no yellow symbols indicating any problem.

It's a new Toshiba Satellite #A305-S6825 with Vista/SP1 on it.

[BTW, I'm a complete noob!]

Thank you for any help you can provide.

A:"Tray Starter/InstantWrite Control Have Stopped Working"

Has anyone answered this? I'm having the same problem.

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Hey,
I was wondering if anyone could help me?  I have been having a lot of issues with my computer and using the internet. I keep getting messages such as ‘windows explorer has stopped working ‘and ‘Host process for windows services stopped working’. I haven’t been able to stream videos (with the exception of youtube),  download certain programs and browsing sites is slow.  I remember my computer being fine until a window update but I don’t know if that’s a coincidence or not.  I have tired uninstalling windows explorer and system restore to no avail.
I would really appreciate any help or advice.
Here is a report for one of the error messages I received.
Description:
  A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
 
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:                           AppHangXProcB1
  Application Name:                                iexplore.exe
  Application Version:                             10.0.9200.16686
  Application Timestamp:&... Read more

A:Windows explorer has stopped working / Host process for windows services stopped

Do things get better if you boot into Safe Mode with Networking?

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Hello:
The mouse started to stray and stopped working in the middle of doing something, i.e. eBay, typing word and etc. which is very annoying and first of all, I lose all of the work done due to stopping of the mouse.

However, the mouse started working as if nothing wrong, once I restarted by 'force' restart ..... pushing the button in the middle of the PC. Otherwise, the PC is all fine and working OK.

I did apply Malwarebytes to combat the issue, however the issue does not resolve.

Any help on this would be truoly appreciated.

Thanks,

A:Mouse stopped working in the middle of working, i.e. eBay, typing word, etc.

Did you try a different mouse? If you still have the same problem with a new mouse, see if there are any drivers for the mouse from it's manufacturers web site.
Also try a Clean Boot, if that works, then add one startup item at a time till the mouse acts weird again, then you know that is the problematic program.

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So one day I was using a laptop wirelessly when the internet just suddenly turned off. I checked my modem and it was working fine but when I checked my router, the lights were on but not blinking. it was just a steady light. when I checked for a wireless network the name of the network I usually use didnt show up.

I tried unplugging everything and plugging everything back in again and I tried pressing the reset button on the back of the router. Can anyone help?

Thanks so much

P.S. my router is a linksys WRT300N Wireless-N Broadband router
 

A:Wireless router suddenly stopped working (Lights still working though)

what devices do you have connected the router anything else wireless
make and model of the pc

does the PC work if you connect to the router by a cable ?
if not
try connecting directly to the modem and see if that works OK

we need to see some details, which will mean you need to copy to a working PC
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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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I have had a rather large problem over the last couple of days. It started earlier in the week, when one drive stopped working. Not a big problem, I've had drives fail before. 4 disks, so i can handle one less for a little while, i though. Not so though, while still waiting for my new drive, using my computer like usual (with less load on unit D) i suddenly start getting write-errors to D:, and the Intel Matrix Storage Console lists it as Stopped Working instead of Degraded. Nothing changed except for the status of the Volume, all the disks read the same as before, fully functional.

I have very little experience with these sort of matters. This is the first time I've lost a drive where i might lose data as well, and i have pretty much no idea where to go from here. I've tried to replace the faulty disk with another 500GB drive, but the RAID-setup in BIOS just tells me there isn't enough space, and the Console in Windows places the new drive as a Non-RAID drive. I can mark it as reserve, but that seems to be all i can do with it.

I'm not, hopefully, asking for miracles. I have just two things that i really need to retrieve from the Volume, my Firefox sessions (saved in a separate folder at the root of the drive), and my Thunderbird mail, (stored in their standard location, as my whole Windows-profile is on that drive). Everything else i can get again. (Well, not really, i have stuff stored up from 8-10 years back, from people who has withdrawn from t... Read more

A:RAID 5 - Disks are working, but the Volume listed as Stopped Working

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Hi again, another issue. I have a UNI multi dock - it was working fine - HDMI, SD card readers, USB. Suddenly one day it stopped. Display does not recognize signal, cannot change display mode with win+P - I can switch but cannot apply changes..Intel software, windows settings - nowhere to see it. I bought Microsoft USB-C to HDMI hoping the dock broke or something, but still the same.  Installed all possible drivers again from lenovo, did windows update - still nothing.  What else can I do?

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I have a dell laptop inspiron  3558 with intel core i5 with win 10 ...this morning all of a sudden its internal speakers stopped working after i  unplugged my headphones ..I have used headphones before multiple times with no problems ...in audio settings it shows the speakers are enabled and the sound bar is moving but theres no sound ..I plug the headphones back or external speakers  ,those are  working ..troubleshoot is telling me the inbuilt speakers are working fine and cannot detect any problem ..I tried reinstalling the audio driver ,then restarting , then updating with the new Microsoft hd audio driver ,stopped all enhacements restarting again ,still not working ...is this a mechanical problem or a software problem ? I barely had this laptop for 4 months ...will reinstalling windows solve the problem or what should I do ? is the sensor not working ?

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Okay, this is the weirdest problem I've ever hard with computers. Here's what happened:

1. I had a few years old Pentium D 2,8GHz processor running on Asus P5VDC-X mobo. PQI 566MHz DDR2 and GF 7600GS 256mb PCI-E, 350W power.
2. I updated the mobo to Asus P5L-MX to support faster PCI-E cards. Everything worked fine, despite the processor ran too hot (58C on high use)
3. Because of the overheating I replaced the thermal paste but it had no effect on the temperature.
4. I thought I used too much paste so I replaced the paste again.
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5. Bang, no video when I turn on the computer. I tried taking off everything part by part but nothing worked. It didn't work even when I only had processor and used the integrated graphics port. Tried resetting the bios too.
6. Nothing worked so I put back the old P5VDC-X and it worked like charm.
7. I thought it was logical that the problem was caused because of the mobo so I bought a new one, Asrock G31M-S.
8. No video... Did the same steps to this one too. It also had integrated gfx but it didn't work either.
9. The old P5VDC-X still works.

So I have no idea what's causing the problem. Is it the CPU? Mobo? PSU? RAM? I have no speaker on my case so I can't hear any beeps, but it won't start loading the OS from the hardrive and my USB mouse won't turn on. Tried using a differen't monitor too.

The main point is why it stopped working suddenly on new mobo's but still works with the old P5VDC-X? A... Read more

A:New mobos suddenly stopped working, old mobo working

Two new motherboards tells us you made the same simple install error in both of them.
Tell us more about power supply, memory, cable.
Did you make sure the memory was correct for both new boards, and what is the memory on the old board. Would also like to know the power supply and other hard ware.
What happens with the most basic, simple install. Does everything light up?

If you used the same hard drive with the same Windows install on the two motherboards, that is the problem. Windows has detected that you have changed the motherboard and will not operate unless you reinstall Windows on the drive on each new motherboard... One install for each motherboard.
My guess is that you will be fine if you change hard drives or do reinstalls or repair installs of the Windows on the new motherboard.
 

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Hi! I am repeatedly getting the error "Internet Explorer not working" / Windows checking for solution/Last browsing closed unexpectedly , then Restore Session. I went to google to find a fix for this error .I'm being told to Press Window + W key then type in Troubleshooting in the Search box , then enter View All ,then Click IE Performance, then click Advanced etc..... The problem is that when I get to the Search box I start to type in the Troubleshooting and after one keystroke of the T, the computer automatically goes back to my desktop home page. The search engine box will not let me fix this problem. Can somebody help me ? Thanks so much! I have IE 10 and recently upgraded to the windows 8.1 from the Windows 8 about 3 weeks ago.

A:IE 10 stopped Working error / Search engine not working

Are you sure you have Windows 8.1? If you were you would have IE 11
From the Charms bar search System and verify if indeed you have Windows 8.1

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My usb gamepad stopped working suddenly and never work again in this computer

I tried the gamepad in other computers and it works good, but not in this computer, I tried to reinstall windows several times, install all kind of drivers, I tried to configure it in different ways and its not working yet.

I get error code 43 all time in this computer.

any idea how can I fix it?

Thank you

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I have used "Data Execution Prevention" (DEP) listing my ACDC file viewer. I listedACDC because after it completes normally each time, there is an error message that says "Application has stopped working." I no longer want to see this error message.I use ACDC 7 for viewing and editing graphic files, here with this Windows 7 (64) system.

I usually select files with Windows Explorer, and they open using ACDC.

When I close the last file viewed, I get this error message that says "ACDSee 7.0 Application has stopped working"Installations of this ACDC on other Windows 7 computers do not have this issue. So I need to resolve it.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 78.4

Vista Ultimate 64-bit, ASUS Rampage Formula motherboard, USB mouse and keyboard connected in back ports.

Two things happened: Avira antivirus warned me of some threats which I either ignored or deleted. Windows Update had some updates ready (although I'm not sure if it updated).

I turned off my PC for a couple of hours, turned it back on and realized that my USB keyboard was not working on the password screen.

I eventually unplugged it from the back and plugged it into the front, where it worked. However, my USB mouse did not work when plugged into the second front port, nor did it work when plugged into the front port in which the keyboard worked.

I accessed System Restore using my keyboard and restored to one day previously. When it finished, both keyboard and mouse worked, although I got a pop-up message alerting me that the "drivers for your device could not be installed." When I clicked "OK," the mouse stopped working again.

I have checked BIOS and both mouse and keyboard are recognized, so it does not appear to be a hardware issue.
 

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getting this problem when tryin to start tf2 or hl2, anyone else getting this problem? i tried doin the stuff steam says, but so far hasnt worked. tf2 won't even start, whereas hl2 will get to the beginning loading screen before you get to the main window then freeze. any help would be appreciated.

A:hl2.exe has stopped working

what have you tried already??
you need to tell me so that we dont do the same steps over again...
have you tried compatibility mode???

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Hi,
I have adata superior SH93 500GB external HDD and I was transferring data to it few hours ago when it suddenly stopped working. I got this error everytime I try to open the drive "<>:\ is not accessible . The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable."

I tried reconnecting , restarting PC , different USB ports and different cables . I got this error when the HDD got connected
"you need to format disc in drive <> before you can use it."

what's the problem exactly here? and what's the way to solve it , if any?
if not, is there anyway I can extract data from it to another HDD maybe?

the data amounts up to 300GB .

Thank you.
 

A:HDD stopped working

You can try cloning the drive to another with this: http://www.todo-backup.com/download/
If it doesn't work then somehow your drive has been corrupted. If that doesn't work there is one more method, but it is lengthy so post if it doesn't work.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 77.2

Just today, I started getting notification in a pop up box:

IE has stop working.

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Window will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.

And this is followed by actual closing of the current program on the screen. This does not pop up on all sites...just seemingly on selected ones including on line banking, live mail and yahoo mail... to name a few. (luckily Vista Forum site is not affected)

I ran MSE twice and came up clean. No malwares. The only software I installed prior to onset of this problem was Flash player 10..which I have since deleted to no avail.

Help!!!

What happened?

A:IE has stopped working

The 64 bit IE 9 has issues , how bout trying the 32 bit IE instead ?

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Vista recognizes the dvd..but it won't play...says it can not download drivers....went to microsoft...it won't let me download there....bought a new dvd vista compatible...it does the same thing...Did a search on the computer...analysing says 17 drivers missing or not updated.....otherwise system works fine...just no dvd....tried 3 others as well....same thing....any suggestions on what could have gone wrong and how to fix it? I don't have a cd for the drivers...don't even know which drivers...Thanks ahead of time
 

A:DVD RW stopped working

What are you playing? Music, data files, video? If playing video then you need a DVD Player software such as WinDVD or PowerDVD.

http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite/gb/en/Product/1189528458632
 

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Good Day

Last night I started to get a pop-up window saying "DWM.Exe has stopped working correctly. Windows will close the programme and notify you when if a solution is available"

I did an internet search for the problem and besides sites telling me to buy their fixer programme, the only sensible advice was to restore the computer to the last restore point date.

Is this an acceptable and permanent solution and is it the only solution. Will it fix the root cause of this problem?

Running Win7 64 Bit.

Thanks

MikeBac

A:DWM.EXE Stopped Working

It will be the same thing as shown here:

What is dwm.exe And Why Is It Running?

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My Pioneer DVD RW 103 has stopped working. The green flashing light gives way to the yellow flashing light which is where it stays. I have heard that running a 4X CD on the drive will damage it. Is this true? If so Do I have to buy a new drive?

I am running XP professional
 

A:DVD stopped working

You don't give much information....have you tried more than one CD/DVD? Is this happening during the burn process or just trying to read it?

Could you just have a bad disk? disk upside down (don't laugh, I've see it happen), dirty disks?

MBN
 

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i keep getting a message saying h12.exe has stopped working when i try to play a game on steam. how do i fix this.

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Hi Raitoyagami,

Paste this command into your address bar and press enter to load Steam Disagnostics, It should be able to test and report any problems found with instructions on how to solve any issues

steam://support/?Issues=*

Steven

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My CD Rom isn't working. My computer recognizes its in but it doesn't load up and it doesn't play. Someone told me that it may be a motherboard problem. Can this be true.
 

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OK, I have just noticed that my del key no longer works, and i don't know why. I remember it working a couple days ago, but now it doesn't.

I thought it may be a keyboard issue (I have a logitech wireless keyboard & mouse) but reading the forums, another user suggested trying the on-screen keyboard to check.

I checked using the OSK, and the del key doesnt work on that either.. so I don't believe it is a keyboard or keyboard software issue..

Would anyone have any suggestions? It is not the end of the world, but it is rather annoying.. you don't realise how often you use it for things until you don't have it.

NOTE.. I restarted windows, and discovered that the Delete key DOES work at the initial login screen, but once windows has fully loaded up, it stops working.. not sure how that is relevant, but am sure it is.

A:Del key stopped working!!

Make sure Numbers Lock is on. First of three lights on most computers.

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windows live messenger has stopped working. What does this mean. I have received this with msn and internet broswer 8. is this a common problem
might go back to xp -Should never have said this. Windows 7 is great

A:stopped working

Please update your system specs. The link is in my signature. You are going to go back to XP because messenger is acting up? That seems a bit extreme.

Can you log into your Live account from another machine?

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When I click the Internet icon, a message appears saying IE 7 has stopped working, and then will only allow me to close the program. It does give me the following details:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 7.0.6001.18294
Application Timestamp: 4a6199f8
Fault Module Name: StackHash_a615
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Fault Module Timestamp: 4791a7a6
Exception Code: c0000374
Exception Offset: 000b015d
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: a615
Additional Information 2: 1cd9bf0a71ad5ffdc243421c221689df
Additional Information 3: 584c
Additional Information 4: aa92ac964e2bf50a96826326597649bb

Please help.

By the way: this problemis NOT on my regular laptop, rather a VISTA machine.

A:IE 7 has stopped working

Try opening the IE without the addons.
Start->programs-.accessories->System tools->IE(No addons).
If it works fine then removed all the addons.
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When trying to run Civ III the game no longer loads.
Tried the diagnostic and the test for direct 3d keeps aborting with a message "test aborted cause you pressed a key"?

any pointers?
 

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It seems I can no longer install anything new in my desktop's USB ports, though existing stuff continues to work. XP recognises "new hardware" when it's plugged in but the wizard won't install the driver (automatically, from CD or from the Internet) whereas my laptop is happy with the lot (memory stick, mobile phone and webcam).
The only thing I could think of was that I unplugged my (previously working) webcam to use with my laptop for a while. Being a real cheapie device I wondered if unplugging it might have upset XP. Well the desktop now thinks the webcam is new and won't install that either, but the laptop is OK about losing the webcam.
Interestingly my Mikomi 256MB flash drive still works but my new ByteStor 2GB flash drive won’t, even though they appear (from their shapes) to be from the same manufacturer.
Anyone any ideas on how I can fix this please?

This is what is listed in Device Manager:-
- Universal Serial Bus Controllers
Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller
Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller
Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller
USB 2.0 Root Hub
USB Composite Device
USB Printing Support
USB Root Hub
USB Root Hub
- USBNULL HPO08
psc 1310 (DOT 4PRINT)

Both Desktop and laptop running XP Home SP2
 

A:USB stopped working

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Yesterday I purchased a cheap MP3 player and tried to get it all set up. Everything was going fine until the directions said that I needed to detach from the Windows operating system before unplugging the player. I have Windows XP Professional and the directions said to click the "Remove Hardware" icon....which I couldnt find....so I just unplugged the MP3 player. None of the songs that I had thought were downloaded were on the player and after trying again a couple of times the E drive that initially showed up when I plugged it in was no longer showing up. In addition none of the USB plug-ins were working anymore. I looked at the Microsoft website and they said something like if you unplug and re-plug in a USB device too many times the USB port may stop working....is this true? Is my computer broken for good now? My family uses USB devices all the time and if I messed it up my name is mud. I tried the resolution listed and even called Microsoft tech support to no avail. They just had me turn the computer on & off a bunch of times and try plugging stuff back in...then said to call back tomorrow for more help. The Microsoft website mentions disabling the selective suspend feature & "modifying the registry" or "registry editor" and if you mess up you could put your operating system in jeopardy?.....does anyone know what to do? Please help!!!
 

A:USB stopped working

you may want to read here
http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/539206-usb-not-responding.html
 

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What has,? why "symCUW" of course.

So what the hell is it.? I haven't a clue.

A:Its stopped working.?

symcuw.exe is either part of Symantec/Norton or possibly malware. You could follow the instructions in here.

symcuw.exe legit? - Other Norton Products - Norton Community

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My Usb ports were all working but they just randomly stoped. When i plug in anything a box pops up at the right hand corrnor saying its unknown divice.
 

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i need help diagnosing whats wrong with ny PC.

no bios screen on startup, no display at all, no beeps either
when i poer the PC, the CPU and GPU fans where spinnning but the LED for the power button is not lit.
recently, 1 RAM module failed and it was removed so RAM 2GB now, down from 4GB DDR3 1333

A:PC Stopped working

uhhh something else burned when the RAM failed are you sure the rest of the RAM is good maybe are they in the b slots instead of the a slots ??? anyway when RAM fails the symptoms are exactly as described and since you know one failed another may be bad as well ....how did you determine which stick was the bad one any chance you took the good one out and left a bad one ????
Take all the sticks out put one in and power up one at a time if nothing with any then something is fried if it comes on with one of the sticks but not others then you found which were bad and proved your system is still good

hope you find a bad stick and not a fried mother board

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please help. I was able to view PDF files before on my laptop, now i cannot view any. I have uninstalled and installed Adobe several times and cannot get it to work properly.
 

A:Get+ (R) has stopped working

Download and install Foxit PDF Reader 3.3.1.0518 and use it instead.

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Uninstall Adobe Reader, then go into the C:\Program Files\Adobe folder and delete its leftover folder - if it's still there.

If you don't have folders present for any other Adobe programs, you can delete the entire Adobe folder.

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Hi, I have a basic knowledge of computers but have no clue how to deal with this issue. Im', using IE 7; Vista. I started IE and an error message popped up saying, "Internet Explorer has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available." In the meantime, once the browser opened, I just stumbled upon the "In Private Browsing" option and very quickly clicked on it. THIS has allowed me to get on the web! However, if I click on my IE icon and don't go into In Private, the above error message appears and the browser closes. What to do???? Anyone???
 

A:IE has stopped working

Hi Mallteese,

Try Microsoft Fix It! http://support.microsoft.com/gp/ie_freezes_or_crashes
 

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I recently built a new computer and have started having problems with steam games CS:S and TF:2 the start menu loads up and then crashes with never ending loops of TF:2 music which is annoying. CS:S only started doing it after a day or two but TF:2 has always done it on this system. i have tried solve this problem by updating drivers and running the programme in compatiblity mode for Windows XP SP 2 and reinstalling both games, nothing i do seems to work, i think the most frustrating thing is that i don't even know if the problem is with vista or the other most likley candidate my graphics card, as i have been told that similar problems have occured with the GForce 8800 GTX!

My System
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz
Vista Home Premium x64
GForce 9800 GTX
4 GB OCZ Sli RAM

Any Suggestions that i have not tried would be nice cheers

A:hl2.exe has stopped working!

I had some problems with steam games too though they were different than yours. Still though you can try this solution that helped me out.

-Go to computer management (you can just type it in the search bar)
-Then on the left side click services and application
-click services
-on the right side list look for something that is called ForceWare Intelligent Application Manager (IAM) and disable it.

My problem was when I started the game everything was studdering. Like I said different problem than yours but worth a shot. Also make sure Nvidia network manager is uninstalled.

If none of that works I would go search and if nothing is found ask on the steam forums.

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Last week I was experimenting with ripping dvds and it was working great. However, after ripping 2 or 3 dvd's onto my backup hardrive it stopped working. It said that I needed to have a dvd player open in order to get through the encrypted dvd...so I though okay no problem, I'll just use NVDVD player like I always have. But now a message pops up telling me that the disk is encrypted and must be opened using a dvd player...even though NVDVD is just that, a dvd player. Now I have tried 3 other dvd players and none of them work. I thought maybe I lost some codecs so I downloaded the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack. This did nothing for dvds. So any idea what I'm missing ??? I plan to reformat soon, so I guess this would just be another reason to do that. Thanks!

-Gus H.
 

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