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Q: Cant get Talk talk wireless connected


I have recently installed Talk Talk on my laptop. I went through the instillation CD and it seemed to go OK. The laptop will connect if hard wired through the router but wont connect wirelessly. It doesnít even detect a wireless connection. I have uninstalled and reinstalled it twice to make sure.

I have detailed the error message I received from talk talk below.

The laptop is a Toshiba personal computer Intel Celeron , 1.40GHZ, 1.40GHZ 480 M of RAM

The router is a Huawei Wireless HG520

These are the settings I received from talk talk when i rang.

1. VCI - 38
2. PTI - 0
3. Connection type - PPPoA
4. Encapsulation mode - VCMUX
5. ADSL Modulation - Auto/G.DMT/ANSI/ T 1.413
6.Modulation type - Auto/G.DMT
7. Authentication - CHAP
8. IP Address - automatic or dynamic
9. Primary DNS -
10. Secondary DNS

I donít know if these are the settings on my laptop coz I donít know how to check them.
The info below the line is what i got from Talk Talk help.
This information was saved from TalkTalk Broadband on 14 November 2007 08:19:30.

Gathering system information...

Please wait...
4 My network
4.1 Computer name LAPTOP1
4.2 DNS name LAPTOP1
4.3 Domain LAPTOP1
4.4 Workgroup -
4.5 User name User
4.6 DNS servers
4.7 TCPIP addresses
4.8 Proxy configuration
4.8.1 Proxy enabled false
4.8.2 Proxy address -
4.8.3 Proxy automatic configuration address -
4.8.4 Bypass proxy for local addresses false
4.8.5 Local addresses to bypass -
4.10 Network adapter Networking device Atheros AR5005G Wireless Network Adapter - Packet Scheduler Miniport Type 6 Cable status Disconnected DHCP enabled No IP addresses Autoconfiguration enabled Yes Subnet masks Default gateway - DNS servers WINS enabled No WINS servers Broadcast address DHCP server Subnet MAC address 00-16-E3-24-A8-F4 Service name {189EA682-8801-4B86-8588-79C16A2F8FA4} Title {189EA682-8801-4B86-8588-79C16A2F8FA4} Connection name Wireless Network Connection 2 Connection status Disconnected SSID - BSSID - Authentication mode Open Encryption type Disabled Channel 1 Signal strength No Signal Link speed 54 Mbit/s Supported rates 1,2,5.5,11,6,12,24,36 Mbit/s Infrastructure mode Infrastructure Networking device Realtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC - Packet Scheduler Miniport Type 6 Cable status Connected DHCP enabled Yes IP addresses Autoconfiguration enabled Yes Subnet masks Default gateway DNS servers WINS enabled No WINS servers Broadcast address DHCP server Subnet MAC address 00-16-36-3D-7B-A0 Service name {D579D338-566E-48BC-8379-EBEA062404E5} Title {D579D338-566E-48BC-8379-EBEA062404E5} Connection name - Connection status Unknown SSID - BSSID - Authentication mode Unknown Encryption type Unknown Channel - Signal strength Excellent Link speed - Mbit/s Supported rates - Mbit/s Infrastructure mode Unknown
4.11 Modem information
4.11.1 Name -
4.11.2 Code -
4.11.3 Modem type -
4.11.4 Connection type -

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A: Cant get Talk talk wireless connected

Please do an IPconfig /all when you are trying to connect wirelessly and post here

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Is Vista wireless compatible with Talk Talk broadband? Doesn't seem to be aware of that connection...

Also where do I obtain key 'security key or passphrase'

Im sure this is obvious but I need help as Im no good at this


A:Wireless Vista laptop connection to Talk Talk

How does your desktop connect, are you using a router or modem or what. We need more information to be able to help you.

What operating system does the desktop use and what security programs do you have installed on both your machines, it could be the firewall blocking things or it could be something else.

Post back with as much information as you can get about your machines and the way you connect to the internet and someone should be able to help you.

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Any help gratefully received before I pull my last hair out.!

A:Solved: Ad hoc wireless connected but don't 'talk'

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having tried so many times to set-up my wireless router to talk talk even calling them in aiding me to get connected they have help for d-link a hauew based version but not tp-link
TD-W8910G all i need is the correct setup procedure and what i have to tick or not tick using the so(called) quick easy setup built in this is what i have done so far....to no evale


vpi0-255) 0
vci(32-65535) 38
PPP over atm(PPPoA)
encapsulating mode (??????????)
authentiification method :CHAP
dial on demand :15


THIS DONT WORK UNABLE TO CONNECT TO ANYTHING NET RELATED AND YES HAVE DONE A CMDING/IPCONFIG AND SETUP XP CORRECTLY....sorry for the shouting but doing my head in need help plus the router has been tested with another network and is working correctly...

A:need setting for a tp-link td-w8910g fo connect to talk talk broadband

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I am a new member and I have a weird problem with Talk Talk. Moved into new flat and while we are waiting for our internet to be connected(?) our neighbour has told us we can use his Tallk Talk wifi which is unlimited and gave us the necessary code to connect. My wife's Xperia phone connected immediately and works fine on this connection. Her laptop (on Vista) however connected immediately but keeps coming up as Local Access only and won't open any web pages at all. My netbook (which is on XP) also connected immediately and show full connection at 54Mbps but also will not connect to any websites.
To further compound my frustration, both laptops will connect using my t MOBILE dongle and they work fine on that 7.2 Mbps connection. Also another neighbour has BT and both laptops will connect to the openzone from that (using my son'e log in as he is with BT) and open websites through that.
Does anyone have any ideas? I am not really confident enough to start deleting things and down loading new unless I know exactly what to do.


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Hi all

I have just received a Huawei - Echolife HG521 router from TALKTALK and am wanting to set up port forwarding so that i can have my web server working, i have had the web server running on my old router but i can not find the port forwarding page on this router. does anybody know how to find it? i know it exists because i found it yesterday but am not sure how i found it

Any help would be great


A:Solved: Port Forwarding on Talk Talk HG521

Scrap that, as soon as i posted that i found the page,

for anybody else that can not find it

Advanced > NAT > Port mapping (at the top)

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Having just purchased a new computer and set up my Talk Talk router, I am having serious issues setting up Outlook Express. I have spoken to Talk Talk for assistance having eventually got through to their 2nd line support but as I have a google mail E Mail address they were less than helpful. I have everything set up as per google mail help centre instructions other than incoming mail server (POP3) which is set as mail.talktalk.net. I can receive E Mails but not send. Everytime I attempt to send I receive the following error:

The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'pop.googlemail.com', Server: 'mail.talktalk.net', Protocol: SMTP, Port: 25, Secure(SSL): Yes, Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

I had AVG free edition installed by the manufacturer of the computer prior to receiving it. As a computing novice I am unsure if this a possible problem; could it be?


A:Solved: Outlook Express and Talk Talk

AVG could be a potenial problem if it is scanning emails.
Some have problems right from the start others don't have
any for months and then suddenly do. Email scanning is
not necessary.

At the very least turn the scanning off. The best
solution is to uninstall AVG and see if you can install
using the custom installation. At that point choose to
leave out the email scanning.

For the gmail account information.
Try these settings first and see if they work - no Talk Talk settings.
These are US settings, if you are in the UK or elsewhere,
check the gmail for your area to make sure these are the ports used.
It appears you used Port 25 and that is the cause of that error.

Sever Tab
POP3 incoming mail: pop.gmail.com
SMTP outgoing mail: smtp.gmail.com
Also put a check mark in My server requires authentication

Connection Tab
Check Always connect to this account using
Local Area Network

Advanced Tab
SMTP Port 465
Put a check mark at This server requires a secure connection (SSL)

POP3 Port 995
Put a check mark at This server requires a secure connection (SSL)

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right well it is a wireless router (duh!) ne ways it is bein strange i wont work then when you get on the fone 2 and ring it connects ????

then also wen u disconnect the call it goes off

i am using windows vista

also i did everything the manual sed i set it up using the ethernet cable then removed it later

help plz im well confused i think it's the micro fileters but i been thru 5 and it has the ame problem

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I have just changed from talktalk to virgin media.. My sony laptop switched wirelessly with no problems. i have another laptop Asus but i can't get the Asus connected to the internet.

A:Solved: Virgin Media from Talk Talk please help..

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Has anyone suffered prolonged loss of connection using a talktalk wifi bband router? (ISP- aol) If so, what explanations were offered by aol?

I've got an aol engineer visiting Thurs.to examine connection loss (since last Weds). But I'm convinced the problem is with the router. But from the tone of the aol help man's questions I suspect he's already briefed his engineer to do his best to represent the problem as being either with my computer or positioning of router/filters/condition of wall-sockets - usual getouts.

The talktalk router is neww, issued Feb 12, after my original router, speedtouch, started suffering idle timeouts every day.

Can anyone advise on the most often-used excuses given my wifi engineers so I can counter them and convince the engineer to do an unbaised examination? Or could I be wrong and there really is a technical problem with my line or connections. Before the engr comes I want to be prepared to fend off ******** and recognize genuine cause-suggestions.

Any replies appreciated : but I have to use comp at local library so I shan't be able to respond promptly.

A:Talk Talk router, lost connection

Without further detail, it is really impossible to give an opinion.
If you have another computer - with wireless, or by using a wireless usb try that and if that does not lose the signal, it is a fair bet it something with the setup on this computer - is it not.

Sometimes changing the wireless channel may improve the result.
If some other local equipment is using the same channel that could cause the loss of signal.

I am sure it is best to wait until the engineer has been seen as it only 2 days or so
I've got an aol engineer visiting ThursClick to expand...

and then if you still have problems, and he has checked the broadband service to your property, please post back

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I recently hit upon a bug that has been plaguing me for quite some time and I am sure that I am not the only one that has run into this. I tried to post the bug and its fix to the google help forum but couldn't the topic/thread section was no longer accepting new additions or replies (???).

Moving on. I found that if you have another program running like a movie player (VLC, MPC Star, media player etc... or iTunes, etc...) and try to make a call with google talk you won't hear anything (the other party gets the call though, as I learned, "WHY THE **** DO YOU RING 6 TIMES GRRR....") and have to try the call again and again an it's touch and go as to whether it ever works. Well close any other programs that are running that also output sound and the problem should go away.

Hope this helps someone searching for a possible answer, when I was I couldn't find anything that resembled this one. That is why I am posting it.

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Hi there,

I'm in the UK and I currently use BT as my Broadband provider. I'm now at the stage where I'm looking to change as I feel I've been paying way too much for years.

I was wondering if anyone has any experiences of Talk-talk? They seem to be doing a great package at the moment, comprising of landline telephone with 8Mb broadband.

Would welcome any personal feedback if anyone has some.


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I'm at a friends house and they were explaining how she had got rid of her antivirus software because of this thing called Talk Talk HomeGuard. Antivirus software is a very importent thing on a computer and I knew that this was a BAD idea. I also read on the TalkTalk faq that:

_________________________________________________________________Will Virus Alerts replace the need for Anti-Virus software?

No, they complement each other. Virus Alerts extends protection to devices unable to use traditional Anti-Virus software as they access websites. i.e. smartphones or games consoles.

Could anybody recomend a good free antivirus untill she gets a paid one?

A:[SOLVED] Talk Talk HomeSafe?

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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I have setup a Speedtouch Wireless Router 585 for my sister...
The Talk Talk connection works fine on her modem, but when we try the router
it says its connected and has IP address and DNS Server address's but no internet
comes through, the lights are green indicating all is fine and conectivity test says all is OK
BUT it supposed to have...


but Ethernet is completely missing from the line up... the manual shows what a perfect running conection should be and its all ok except for the Ethernet entry missing completley?

The laptop connects @ 100Mbps no probs via Ethernet and we can access the router settings via ethernet so that indicates that there isnt any problem with the LAN connection

when she trys to access the internet the internet light flashes to indicate activity but nothing happens..

Pings all fail...

what could be the problem?

we have the right username and password in and if any of the config were incorrect it wouldnt connect at all would it?

I have it set as so...
VPI: 0
VCI: 38
Authentication: CHAP

are these correct?

it displays this below which im unsure about as it didnt say that on my IPstream connection (she on Talk Talk LLu maybe thats why i dunno)
g.992.3 annex l us wide

Any help greatley appreciated... thanks

A:Solved: Talk Talk ..vs.. Speedtouch 585 ...HELP! :(

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OK so awhile ago my Pipex account swapped to talk talk since then I was getting disconnect anywhere from every 5 minutes to an hour. I solved this problem buy swapping from a Speedtouch 330 to a netgear N300 DNG2200.

now my connection is perfectly stable I haven't had a disconnect since I swapped which has been a very long time. However since the change my down speed has gone from somewhere around 250kb/s to 120kb/s (so says steam). I think this has something to do with the 330 using G DMT rather then ADSL, but tbh I don't really know. so is there anyway I can reclaim my lost speed I know the line is capable off? with going back to the frustration of repeated disconnects (i had to restart computer on every disconnect because it wouldnt redial otherwise )

ADSL Link Downstream Upstream
Connection Speed 1202 kbps 693 kbps
Line Attenuation 62.0 db 38.0 db
Noise Margin 5.4 db 8.0 db

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For better or worse TakTalk is my ISP. They are offering a free complete security package called HomeSafe.
I have used AVG free for many years with no problems of which I am aware. For some time I used Zone alarm firewall but a couple of years ago I switched to The Microsoft firewall. Again I have not been aware of any problems.
Would it be advantageous to switch to HomeSafe or am I better off staying with the protection which has served me well?
Your views would be appreciated.

A:Solved: Advice re Talk Talk "HomeSafe"

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did a search but couldn't find anything.
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The AP doent seem to support DHCP but so far I've got it to talk to the rest of the network by setting up a static IP with the existing router.
Now the client sees the network and seems to connect to it but i cant get an IP address back and even if I set one up it still doesn't get any packets from the network!
Please help, I've got myself int a muddle and I'm getting chest pains

A:Can't get a PC to talk to a wireless network

Turn of any encryption on the AP until you get it working.

Set the channel used by the AP manually to 6 or 11. If possible, set the channel manually on the client side too.

Disable any proprietary wireless "acceleration" technologies on the AP.

Make sure you haven't left anything unconfigured on the AP. It may be that the AP comes with a very strict security out of the box and you have to manaully set up everything.

Disable any software firewalls on the client. Including the gay Windows Firewall. Make sure you have the wireless services enabled in Windows if you are not using some special software to connect.

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I thought I could connect two PCs with wireless network cards on an ad-hoc basis like this. The two PCs are in two rooms, one above the other, so are not too far apart.

What do I do next?

A:Wireless computers won't talk 2 each other

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Hi folks,

Just a quickie.

Have any of you subscribed to Orange Wireless & Talk recently? If so could you tell me do you get one wireless adaptor with the kit or do you need to buy one if your pc is not wireless enabled?



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I am attempting to connect my laptop (running windows XP Pro and using a Belkin wireless G usb network adaptor) with my main PC (running windows XP home and using a Linksys wireless g usb network adaptor).

I can get both machines to 'see'the wireless network and to join the wireless network.
Both machines then indicate that they are connected, with good signal strength (they are both sat in the same room.) but I am unable to access anthing across the network from either machine.
On the status page on both machines packets have been transmitted but not recived.
I have set up static IP address's on both machines.
When the machines are connected by my wired network they function fine.
( I have used different IP address for the wireless connections than from the wired ones)
I have configered the firewals to allow access (it makes no difference to the situation if I turn off both firewalls)

Any ideas would be most welcome

A:Wireless network won't talk

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Please can someone help and explain something to a complete numpty

Started off using an Origo AR 8400 Modem/Router for 2 wired PCs - which worked perfectly. We got a laptop and wanted to go wireless so bought a Linksys WRK54G wireless router. I plugged the Internet port on the Linksys into the one of the ethernet ports on the Origo and left the wired PC into the Origo - the internet worked fined on 2 wireless and 1 wired PC. BUT also wanted to network the 3 computers so plugged a cable between one of the ethernet ports on each router - this worked OK too and now had internet and could share files & printers
Firstly does that sound like the right way to do things?

With it set up as above the two routers used to go crazy sometimes and all the lights would flash quickly and there'd be no connection anywhere. This is solved by switching off/back on the routers.

Now fiddling around with it today to sort out another problem it seems I don't need the internet cable plugged in - with it like this I can't get into the Linksys's settings using

Please could someone tell me the proper way to do it!!


A:Please Talk Me Through How To Set Up A Wireless Network Using 2 Routers

Connecting two SOHO broadband routers together.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses through, I'd assign the secondary router as it's IP address.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cross-over cable. Leave the WAN port unconnected!

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Hello I am new to networking and i just got an Intel Anypoint Home wireless system which is 2 devices 1usb and 1 pccard I set them up and I can share a printer and files and an internet connection but when I try to play a network game more specifically warcraft from within my home. I go to create a game on my desktop but it doesn't show up on laptop but when I do the same from my laptop to my desktop it shows up but then when I go to press play it won't connect it says "Waiting for reponse" and I was able to get one game to play over the network so I know it can be done. I am wondering if there is some configuring that I can do with my computers one with windows98 and one with windows ME if so can someone please give me some detailed instructions that aren't too hard for someone to understand so that I can figure this out thanks for your time

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As it stands now, I have no desire to purchase windows 7. I have purchased 2 Vista PCs since its release, 1 32 bit and 1 64 bit and have had problems with neither, in fact I much prefer vista over XP. I just bought a gaming rig in June (I was unaware of windows 7 and the cutoff date for free upgrade). And I am not finding any reason to spend $120 on the upgrade. What makes windows 7 better than vista? Because I find very few things that would make it worth the upgrade.

A:Talk me into it

Well dude it's whatever you make it out to be. If you've tested it before, it's really nice, to be honest. You can shuffle pictures as a slideshow(which makes your background change to your favorite pictures) it's faster than Vista, and on top of that, it's looks nice as well as it performs.

But don't take my word for it. /laugh

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Connection problem with "SCREENAME"; no connection was made.
Toggling the 'Use alternate Internet Address' checkbox in Talk preferences may help.
Note: that Talk may not connect if you or your buddy is using a proxy server.

A:Talk through Aim...


Are you using a proxy? If not, the person you're contacting may.

This is where to look:

Tools | Internet Options. Connections tab. Settings. IS Use a Proxy... ticked?

Does this happen with all users, or just on in particular?



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I lost the charging cable for my laptop and I have no idea what kind it is other than Pavilion. I have looked at every single article that tells you how to find the serial number and I still cannot find it and nothing lets you ask anything unless you have all this information! I need to know what type of cable to order so I can start using it again! At this point after spending an hour researching, I'm just about to order one and hope it's right.

A:How do I talk to someone?!

Remove the battery  and look inside the battery bay. Can you describe the laptop? Screen size, how old? Maybe a picture? Help us help you. 

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I was using the Dv7 doing 3D modeling with 2 models at the same time on my screen. I checked the temps at the time....87 Degrees Celegrade!!! I was like no way this is happening. I am assuming that this is bad...but does anyone have any suggestions on how to possibly cool this down or is it acceptable at times to have this happen when I am modeling? I need to get some canned air to clean it out some so that may make a difference.

Thanks in advance.

A:Talk about hot...

A chillpad like one of these helps: BestBuy.com - Search Results - 87C is not healthy.

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I just hooked up a Netgear DS104 Hub. Both machines access the internet with no problem. The "A" machine sees itself but will not see the "B" machine. Can not ping the "B" machine from the "A" machine. The "B" computer sees both but I get "is not accessible" error message when I try to access the "A" computer. When I click on the "B" computer icon using the "B" computer I get a blank explorer window.
I have TCP/IP and NetBEUI installed. I tried first with just TCP/IP; didn't work. The Workgroup names are identical; the Windows Logon is the same, File and Print Sharing is checked on both machines.
I'm using Win98 SE on both computers.

I tried hooking up a Netgear RT-314 Router but had the same problems. Netgear tech. support told me that as long as both computers accessed the internet, they didn't care about the intranet. Thank you Netgear. That router is new and is now for sale: BEST offer; you pay shipping.

[email protected]
Please don't be bashful about emailing me if you have the answer. Thank you.

A:computers won't talk to each other

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For one reason or another, I just have not taken the plunge into music download services yet, but after finding that iTunes has many of my favorite songs, I'm interested in them.
Before I dive in though, a few questions....

After you purchase and download your song, does it stay on your hard drive as an MP3 file? I thought I hard someone say that you can only play it through iTunes. Also can it be burned to disc?

A:Somebody talk to me about iTunes

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Why is it everyone I talk to gives me different answer on malware and browser highjacking like home page change or a new search box or some thing new to the toolbar

Here are the answer .

1 Malware comes in bad programing code
2 Malware comes in by HTML
3 Malware comes in by scripting code
4 Malware comes in Active- X
5 Malware comes in by pop ups
6 Malware comes when download of some program.

5 browser highjacking comes in by HTML
6 browser highjacking comes in by Active- X
7 browser highjacking comes in by scripting code
Than they go on that all Active- X and scripting should be turn off.

A:Everyone I talk to gives me different answers!!

What does this have to do with networking?

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Great come back guys for "affordable tech support" Dan O has no sense of humor, but I guess that's why he gets paid the big bucks huh lol. Anyway, I am looking to buy one of those programs that lets you speak rather than type. I want to stay 100% Microsoft, and there are so many to choose from. Are they really perfected yet re: voice recognition ect., or should I wait. Any feed back greatly accepted. Price is not of great concern, just want the best. BTW thanks to all who helped me buy my APC backup it's great, love it. You guys and gals are great.

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a broken fan belt.

A:Talk instead of Type

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hi there

I think it is time that the computer should be able to PERFECTLY understand the human through speech and respond back to him, like in movies (iron man even flubber ).
I used the speech recognition software in vista but it still needs loads of improvement.

So i was wondering if any of you know about any software which helps in doing this, or atleast something that can make the PC have cool conversations with you and read texts with you (i know about narrator, very robotic).

Eagerly waiting for any discussions regarding this.


A:PC able to talk and listen

Although great improvements have been made with speech recognition, home computers currently don't have the capacity to comprehend fully spoken language. For a start off, words can have a slightly different meaning depending on how it is pronounced, and the context in which it is used. In addition, the human brain can recognise the same word when pronounced in many different ways by people with differing accents and dialogue inflections. Unless the speech recognition system in a computer has already learnt the word, and the ways that it may be pronounced, it cannot understand a word if asked to recognise it through audio input. Even if it does know the word, it might not recognise it if it comes in a different accent and inflection.

As regards the computer outputting speech, it is currently very robotic because the number of voices available is very limited. Although the pitch and speed can be varied, this usually affects all of what is being output by the same amount, unlike normal human speech which can change in pitch and speed dynamically. Whilst certain punctuation can make the pitch of the word prior to it rise or fall, the end result is still very much robotic.

Unfortunately, home computers simply don't have the memory capacity or resources in order to be able to speak and to understand speech in the same way as a human brain can. Mainframe computers fair better because they have more memory and resources available, in addition to more processing power thanks to th... Read more

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ok im going to make a couple mix tapes of spongebob for her birthday(shell be 7, she LOVES spongebob lol) and i have a while to work on it (till october). i want to get started now so i actiouly get it done. if this goes good than i want to make my own mix tapes for people (they will have to buy the songs but otherwise itll be free) well i want to get something to put my sites URL on it. so itll say "if you like this than check out www.mysite.com" (i cant post a link to my site untill tonight, i am just now able to fix the copyright issues)

thanks for any help =)

A:program to talk.

can anyone help me with this?

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I need the web server to be able to communicate with the database server. How can I get the 2 networks to communicate with each other?



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hello i just installed Pal talk that is a chat like msn but every time i wont to log in i get this error message CANNOT CREATE INPUT SOCKET, ERROR 10048: ADDRESS ALREDY IN USE

Thanks for hellp

A:Pal talk probelem


Which version of Windows are you running? Also, are you using a firewall?

Have you tried re-installing Paltalk?



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Help, has anyone got this....can't find it on the searches...thanks in advance for any help!!
DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by Anthony at 10:57:03.44 on Sun 12/12/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18975 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_22
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.1982.481 [GMT -6:00]

AV: Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus *Enabled/Updated* {2F668A56-D5E0-2DF1-A0AE-CB1284F42AB2}
AV: McAfee VirusScan *Enabled/Outdated* {86355677-4064-3EA7-ABB3-1B136EB04637}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Spyware Doctor *Enabled/Updated* {94076BB2-F3DA-227F-9A1E-F060FF73600F}
SP: McAfee VirusScan *Enabled/Updated* {3D54B793-665E-3129-9103-206115370C8A}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *Enabled* {BE0ED752-0A0B-3FFF-80EC-B2269063014C}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\rund... Read more

A:Celebrity Talk from nowhere??

Hi,please run Revo Uninstaller to find and remove Spyware Doctor:How To Use Revo Uninstaller: Please download Revo Uninstaller. Extract the ZIP file to a folder and run revouninstaller.exe from there! (You can copy that folder to an USB Mass storage drive and use it without any installation required!) There are two ways to uninstall programs with Revo Uninstaller:
Important: Please, try to close the application you want to uninstall first! Select the application in the list of installed applications and press the Uninstall button in the toolbar. Right-click the application and click the Uninstall command in the displayed menu. Follow the instructions.Then please run a scan with Rootkit Unhooker:Scan With RKUnHookerPlease Download Rootkit Unhooker Save it to your desktop.extract RKUnhooker to your desktop
Note** it is zipped up in a .rar file - If you do not have a program to unzip this type of file
you can get a free one from here - http://www.7-zip.org/Now double-click on RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.Click the Report tab, then click Scan.Check (Tick) Drivers, Stealth,. Uncheck the rest. then Click OK.Wait till the scanner has finished and then click File, Save Report.Save the report somewhere where you can find it. Click Close.Copy the entire contents of the report and paste it in a reply here.Note** you may get this warning it is ok, just ignore"Rootkit Unhooker has detected a parasite inside itself!It is recommended to remove... Read more

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with all the talk of 3D coming I was wondering if a monitor I came into (free) a Sony Trinitron CPD-G520 ~ 21" flat screen would be worth while trying to fix? I flicked emails to "Sony's qualified repairer" who gave me a rough quote (unseen - it's too big for me to carry on public transport 30kg/66lb2oz) $450 for one part OR $45 for the other. The reason for raising the query is that council has banned 'ewaste' and to dispose it will cost $65 so that makes the $45 option good value and also gives cudos for recycling. I described the problem as horizontal rain see attached jpg(s) (Multiscan & Multiscan2). I believe the parts the techie was referring to are the $450 ?modulator? (jpg. SonyMultiScanTrinitron CRT) and the $45 ?tube? (jpg. SonyMultiScanTrinitron G520).

Resolution is; Horizontal 2048 dots Vertical 1536 lines
Input is; Analog RGB or SYNC signal
Power consumption is; 135W

There are no other Self diagnostic symptoms ie. normal functions present
So assuming this is correct (self diagnostics) please any ideas where I could purchase this part?

Market Specifications http://www.docs.sony.com/release/specs/cpdg520_sp.pdf

A:With all the talk of 3D coming.

thats close to $500 to repair an old CRT. no way just but this Viewsonic VX2265wm 22" Widescreen LCD Monitor and NVIDIA 3D Vision Stereoscopic Glasses

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All the experienced users on this forum seem to agree; a good, strong PSU is the foundation to healthy computing. Reviews can sometimes be informative, or sometimes hoopla... but I wanted to share this review because it not only rated 4 quality PSUs, but had some discussion about what to look for and why. As always, it's just a review, not gospel.


A:Power talk

Here comes a statement that is purely my opinion. If you don't read Maximum PC Magazine, you are running around naked

They offer Reviews like this all the time and other How-to articles that cover most of what gets asked in the Hardware Forum.

And no I don't work the the Mag!

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good evening all:
I just signed up with google talk so far the voice is coming in really clear.
Does anyone know if google is going to be adding web cam features?
Sure would be nice.
I was or still am with msn messenger but seem to be having problems with them. I am on line my contact is on line and we are both reading that each other is off line. This has been going on for a week so far. Got tired of that, went to yahoo messenger but their audio and voice is ( to say the least) "crappy"
thanks gopher1

A:google talk

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