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Can´t ping, can´t browse, nothing!

Q: Can´t ping, can´t browse, nothing!

Hi everyone, I have this weird problem, and it seems it happens a lot on vista users and I have seen it several times on forums and yet looks like nobody has a final solution. All started almost since I have my computer, also noted it was caused after I woke up the machine from sleep mode, the browser just kept saying "page not found" or "request timed", but I was able to temporally solve the problem by reseting the modem or disconnecting from internet in my laptop then waiting 3 minutes and connect again, however always after some time (15-5 minutes) I cant browse, ping, nothing! but somehow Im still connect to the internet, torrents and downloads usually dont get affected by this.

But one day after I installed a driver software for my Nvidia video card, and it fixed all! still dont know how. Then I made the mistake of sending the computer to sleep, so the curse returned. Eventually I found about "netsh winsock reset" command, worked like magic, until the day the electricity in my house went off for a second, when I restarted guess what? the freaking problem was back. Tried a bunch netshell commands, including resetting the TCP/IP settings, but got nothing, I gave up, and after a few days, I dont know how my internet issue was solved again. Little did I know the electricity was going to fail again, and so my internet.

So here I am, I already tried, "netsh" commands, reinstalling my wireless driver software, disabling antivirus and firewall, and also changed some power settings and used system restore and still nothing possitive happens, Im just how I started

However I think there is some kind of permission issue, even when I execute command promt in elevated mode the netsh int ip reset command keeps saying

Reseting Echo Request, failed.
Access is denied.

Reseting Global, OK!
Reseting Interface, OK!
A reboot is required to complete this action.

Very very odd and hope there is someone smart who can solve this thanks in advance

Preferred Solution: Can´t ping, can´t browse, nothing!

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.)

A: Can´t ping, can´t browse, nothing!

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I have Windows 2000 prof (legal)
The problem is that i cant brows my c drive.Otherwise everything works (every program and service) and i can see the files in e:\,a:\ and d:\, but exploring my c drive shows me 0 object, and the hdd starts to search for something.Norton antivirus found nothing and scandisk also. What could be the problem?

A:can´t browse in c:\

someone hid the contents of your C:\ drive.

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Hey, I was using my mobile hotspot to connect to the internet on my windows 10 samsung laptop, when out of no where it just stopped working, like I was in the middle of watching netflix and then the show just randomly stopped. It says I am still connected to the internet but when I try to browse on any website it says ?This site can not be reached? Ive done the diagnostics they say its nothing wrong, checked the LAN settings, nothing?s working can someone help please?

A:Can’t browse

Does your mobile hotspot account have a certain MB or GB data limit?

As long your Samsung laptop is close to and connected to your mobile hotspot it is going to think that everything is great. It has no idea if your hotspot is actually connected to the internet or not.

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Hello, i was hoping someone could help me, this is mi situation.

i have two laptops, each one with wireless nic's, they connect to my d-link wireless router which is connected to the adsl modem,

with one of the laptops i can acces the internet just fine no problem here, the other one connects to the router just fine, but i just can't surf, i can ping the gateway, i can ping the other laptop, i can even ping sites like yahoo.com but only if i ping using the ip address it doesnt work with the domain name.

If i try to surf in explorer or netscape it just doesnt work, not even with the ip address instead of the domain name. i just found strange that i can ping all this sites but can't surf.

i have tried with dhcp and with static ip. the two laptops have the exactly same configuration so i was wondering what could be wrong.

one little detail, when using dhcp the laptop that doesnt surf wont renew ip addres. says there was a problem when trying to renew.

o yeah one more thing, i am using "win xp home" in the laptop that doesnt surf and "win xp pro" in the one that does. both have all updates from microsoft installed. and both have been checked for viruses.

thankx verry much! hope someone could help me!!

A:can ping, can´t surf!

if you have any password in Internet Explorer, try resetting it. This can (for some reason) stop all internet access. Search for Internet Explorer password override or something like that. You have to edit the registry. This may not work. However, if the previous didn't, try downloading Opera or another browser and see if that works. Good luck

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I have a Canon Pixma MG7730 which was connected wirelessly to my NEC laptop (running Windows 10). It worked fine for a year but two weeks ago, it stopped working. I?ve tried turning the printer, router and laptop off and restarting but it didn?t help. Once I could get the printer to respond by scanning from the printer operations panel, but now it can?t find my computer that way either.

After lots of googling, I uninstalled the printer drivers and tried to reinstall using the disc but the computer can?t find the printer so I can?t get past the first stage.

Next I tried checking in the printer what IP address it is using. When I ping that, the request times out.

I?m afraid I don?t know what to do next, short of buying a new printer.

Does anyone know what to do in this situation?

A:Can’t ping printer IP address

if you print out the network settings - check its on the correct wifi name
and the ipv4 address is what?
default gateway is ?

now look on the pc
ipconfig /all

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - Please post back the results in a reply here.

If you cannot access the internet with this PC
You will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.
If you do not have another PC
Do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the information above those entries​
For Windows 8 or Windows 10
To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop.
Use Windows + X Keys together and choose Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.
Latest version of windows 10 , choose Windows PowerShell (Admin)
Or Right click on the windows icon - bottom left hand side - A menu appears - choose Command Prompt (Admin) or Windows PowerShell (Admin)​
In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

If using Windows PowerShell (Admin)
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so here?s what happened:
I wanted to erase everything from my pc so i factory resetted it and now that it has been ressetted it says ?other user? and it provides space so I could put my username and password on the bottom it says sign in options and there?s another option that lets you put your email or phone number and your password. So I put my email and password and it says it?s wrong. How can I get out of this and get my pc back to working?

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My computer is not completely froze because it is loading but whenever I click or type it comes up that something isn?t right or something like that and there is a white rectangle that goes across around 2 thirds of the bottom of the page. Please help

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Dell XPS desktop that came with 8.0 installed.
Go to MS Store, click on update to 8.1. Tells me I must first complete Windows updates.
Go there & find 1 important update ( update kb2802618 & 1 optional). The Important one is a Win 8 64 bit based os update. mentions that it's scheduled to do it automatically at set time. I do it (only the important one not Silverlight) manually & click install. I get the ok that it's installed. Go back to d/l 8.1 & get same message re: need to update SAME UPDATE. . Do it multiple times.
Tried rebooting, shutting off auto update. same results..
What is the problem? I'd like to d/l 8.1..

Any ideas?

A:Can’t update from 8.0 to 8.1

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Can?t see other PC on Network

I have a small 2 PC workgroup running XP Professional (SP2) on Sony VAIO laptops and connecting via a Netgear WPN 824 wireless router.
Both PC?s can connect to the internet and print via a Netgear WGPS 606 wireless print server. Windows Firewall is disabled. I have Norton Internet Security 2005 installed and running. . I have allowed in Personal Firewall the range in both PC?s.

On PC1 in Network Places I can see PC1 and PC2 document folders. On PC1 under Microsoft Windows Network I can see the Workgroup Name and both PC?s. I can access both document folders from here as well.

On PC2 in Network Places I can only see PC2 document folders. However,
under Microsoft Windows Network I can see the Workgroup Name and both PC?s. I can access PC2 document folder but when I try to Access PC1 I get an input box ? Connect to PC2 with PC2 User name and a password requirement. I do not believe I have set a password for the Workgroup. If I enter without a password then I get an error message saying that ?PC1 is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Logon failure: the user has not been granted the request logon type at this computer?.

Both PC?s are using Advanced File Sharing. Both have Everyone User with Full Control. The Users have been made Owners of the respective PC Objects.

I have tried the following diagnostic solutions on both PC?s:
? I can Ping s... Read more

A:Can’t see other PC on Network


You need to have matching accounts on both PC's

Username fred
password fred

Also in explorer Tools >folder options > view> at the bottom> turn off simple file sharing.

Reboot PC's

I use the admin share to connect in XP

Start > Run >\\pcname\c$

As long as you know the admin password for both machines then you can connect easily.


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Hello everyone!
Im using a Dell Inspiron 5447:Intel I7 4510U 2.0GHz, 8.0 GB ram, 1 TB HD, Win 8.1 (64bit), 2GB AMD Radeon R7 M265.
I have all the updates available for Win 8.1, Ive done everything it says in the Dell support web page to get Win 10 , Ive checked everything in the (Get Win 10) in Microsoft support web page, and still have nothing. When I open in my laptop the SupportAssit app, and open get support for my Dell Inspiron 5447 and it send me to the webpage, and in the diagnosis site it says: Update to Win 10 is avaliable for your computer, learn more here. I click there and do everything it says, and still nothing.
Ive checked if my dell inspiron 5447 does not support win10, but in every web page ive checked it says that my laptop can run win10.
What can i do to get Win10 or any other solutions?
Thank you very much!

A:Can´t upgrade to Win 10, why?

Lot's of possible reasons. Bypass the aggravation and do it yourself. Search on Microsoft's Media Creation Tool, download the 64 bit ISO, and do the installation. Have done it on four machines from 3  to 10 years old with minimal problems. My daughter's one year old Inspiron 17 did receive the official download and also installed OK.

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HI- I cant install win. XP in my HP 530. Although I formatted the hard disk. After some time a blue screen came with this message.
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
Check to be sure you have adequate disk space. If a driver is identified in the stop message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver update, try changing video adapters.
Check with your hardware vender for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart, press F8 to select advance startup options, and then select safe mode.
Technical information:
*** STOP: 0X0000007E (0XC000000S,0XF748E0BF,0XF78D9F08)
*** pci.sys Address F748E0BF BASE AT F7487000, Datestamp 3b7d855c
Plz help me. (the screen shot is attached)

A:can’t install win. XP in my HP 530

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I can?t install any OS.

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I can?t log into my yoga 720. Every password I try is apparently in correct (though sometimes it?ll appear to accept it saying ?welcome? and doing the little spin thing for a minute before rejecting the password) and there is no button that says forgot password. There?s also no option for switching to the pin or fingerprint varification methods. I?m getting really frustrated, can anyone help? Thanks

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I have a new pc with a fresh install of XP, added the google toolbar and Norton 360. I have turned off the Popup blocker in IE7, the google toolbar and Norton, but still when I try to download my bank transactions, I see the new screen pop up for about half a second then go away. Any ideas?

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When I start up my pc, it stays on the login wallpaper. Won?t move to next screen to type password, and no matter what I press or click, it stays on there

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I am trying to download drivers and patches for my hardware and games, using Internet Explorer. When I click on a link, the download starts and I see the progress bar, but it doesnt go anywhere, it just sits there like its working, or trying to, but no (or very little) transferring takes place. Some things I can never download (like DirectX 8 or Windows Update (which always downloads to 202 Kb then stops at that point) from Microsofts site), and some things I can download about half the time (on the Viewsonic drivers page I can usually download most of the drivers, but never the one I need).

Mine is a one-week-old computer, with fresh Windows ME. I have my hard drive from my old computer attached also (new HD is C, old one is E), and it has Windows 95, Internet Explorer, etc. on it. Could the old registry or something be interfering somehow?

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:36:05, on 13/11/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Plaxo\\InstallStub.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Desiree\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for hijackthis[1].zip\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar3.dll
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A:Solved: he can , I can´t.... OE

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Im relaying this problem from Help4me.
She cant get to TSG, the problem started last night . heres her last email a few minutes ago
Im thinking she lost her TSG cookie but thats an easily fixable problem.

help4me said:

I ran ccleaner. Still can't get to TSG. I can open the sign in page by pulling it up through cache option on a yahoo search page. It pulls up the front page, but no graphics. I then have to log in. It won't load the next page. I've tried pulling up other pages from TSG. they won't show either. Ideas? Click to expand...

A:Solved: Can’t log onto TSG

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Cant see other PC on Network

I have a small 2 PC workgroup running XP Professional (SP2) on Sony VAIO laptops and connecting via a Netgear WPN 824 wireless router.
Both PCs can connect to the internet and print via a Netgear WGPS 606 wireless print server. Windows Firewall is disabled. I have Norton Internet Security 2005 installed and running. . I have allowed in Personal Firewall the range in both PCs.

On PC1 in Network Places I can see PC1 and PC2 document folders. On PC1 under Microsoft Windows Network I can see the Workgroup Name and both PCs. I can access both document folders from here as well.

On PC2 in Network Places I can only see PC2 document folders. However,
under Microsoft Windows Network I can see the Workgroup Name and both PCs. I can access PC2 document folder but when I try to Access PC1 I get an input box Connect to PC2 with PC2 User name and a password requirement. I do not believe I have set a password for the Workgroup. If I enter without a password then I get an error message saying that PC1 is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Logon failure: the user has not been granted the request logon type at this computer.

Both PCs are using Advanced File Sharing. Both have Everyone User with Full Control. The Users have been made Owners of the respective PC Objects.

I have tried the following diagnostic solutions on both PCs:
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A:Can’t see other PC on Network

Welcome to the forum and thank you for posting the complete error message. That will probably save a lot of time.

From a JohnWill post:

Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer

If you see this message the following should be done on the computer containing the shared files:

Download the following and install it

Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools

after installation is complete, click on: Start, All Programs, Windows Resource Kit Tools, Command Shell

Then enter the following commands. (Attention: they are case sensitive.)

net user guest /active:yes
ntrights +r SeNetworkLogonRight -u Guest
ntrights -r SeDenyNetworkLogonRight -u Guest

The first command enables network access for Guest, the two subsequent ones change two different policies to allow network access for Guest.

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Hi! well ive been having problems with popups around 3 months or so and I have done everything to try to remove them and they just wont come off mi Pc. ive made a hijackthis scan and here are the results can anyone check them out for me? and well i think i have a bot or something due to the fact that there are always the same popups...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 01:05:17 p.m., on 12/04/2006
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\HP CD-Writer\Mmenu\hpcdtray.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_09\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
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A:Pop-ups, can´t remove them..

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The pin to task bar option is available, however when I click on it nothing happens.
Ive tried creating shortcuts and then dragging them
Ive tried clicking on start menu, finding the program and right clicking it and pin and will not work
It happens with certain programs, I cannot pin windows explorer, task manager, onscreen keyboard.
It does work with the magnifying glass, firefox, control panel and others.
**Note I do get the pin to task bar option but it will do nothing**

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I bought a new battery for our laptop. But the laptop wont recognize or accept the new battery. I have tried the one where you take the battery out and press the start button.  System update in F2 gives an error message for missing battery, what else can we do?

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Hi everyone,

I really hope someone here can give me some advice as I?m at the end of my tether here!

For the past couple of months my PC has been completely freezing up for no obvious reason. By ?freezing up?, I mean that I?ll be in the middle of doing something and everything on the screen just freezes. I can?t move the mouse pointer and operate the computer in any way. My only option at this point is to reboot the computer by hitting the reset button.

As you can imagine, this gets pretty annoying when it happens 5 or 6 times per day, especially when you?re in the middle of important work.

There isn?t any particular action that I?m performing that seems to be triggering it. It can happen 5 minutes after the PC has been switched on, or 5 HOURS later, but it always crashes without fail. I?ve even tried just switching the computer on and leaving it and it still freezes eventually!

My initial research into trying to find a fix suggested that using a program like ?CCleaner? or ?RegCure? would solve the problem, but after trying them they haven?t helped at all.

I tried to do a rollback to the point before the PC started crashing but this didn?t work either.

Does anybody have any suggestions as to what might be causing this, or any ideas on how I can try and figure out what is making it happen??

I desperately need a cure for this!!

Many thanks in advance,


A:Can’t stop my PC freezing up!

It could be due to overheating. Open your computer casing and clean up any dirt that may be blocking the fans...

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Hi - got a strange one here ...
Have been using my XP with SP2 for a few years with no major problems until this last week. I kept getting system hangs - monitor would show "no signal being received", but the pc would still be powered on, with my CPU light on the tower showing the processor working serious overtime. Only way to fix it would be powering down, and restarting - the soft restart buttons had no effect.
Finally decided to repair XP - problem now was it would hang on startup. Figuring a possible rootkit virus i started in safe mode - all was fine - no virus, but no improvement.
Next step, i did a repair (no joy) then fresh install - on every occassion, the same thing would happen - monitor powering down at exactly the same spot - loading devices, 34 minutes remaining.
Was querying a graphics card problem, or poss overheating at tthis stage - gave everything a good clean, tried again - same thing.
I then found the original recovery disc (XP SP1, but i spanish) - and very strangely this worked - and installed fine.
Now the very strange bit ... when i update this installation through automatic update the exact same thing happens at the exact same point - any ideas anyone?

Have run memtest, hard drive analysis and as far as i can tell my graphics card and fans are fine, so has me stumped - any help ould be greatly appreciated - i live in tenerife, and finding english speaking pc techs is particularly tricky!!!
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A:Please help - can´t install/upgrade to SP 2

Got an update for you - or possibly a totally unrelated issue (though doubt that very much, a problem since SP1 went on!!)

SP1 seems to work fine except, any anti-virus i run is blocking access to my hard drives, through My Computer, and only on the double click to open bit (ie can right click, and explore the drives fine, but can?t open wioth a double click). I know it is the anti-virus, coz they pop up with a very strange file name in the system32 folder, and then the problem occurs. So far, these filenames have been iatwegjcm.exe, gsitavida.exe, ofznwnije.exe and gwtydahfn.exe - always identified as W32.IRCBot - but i don?t think they can be a virus as they are present on a new installation before i access the net.

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I have done all tips at: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/view...9166&sliceId=2, still I can not install Flashplayer.

Without nowing, I have a feeling that there is a problem with my user rights settings somewhere deep inside the computer. Please help me someone

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This site can?t be reached, I keep getting this on my computer

A:This site can’t be reached

What site are you trying to go to?

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When I play my mp3 files on Windows Media Player 11, I see the song being played, the artist, the album and the album cover. When I burn an audio CD with these files, none of this is visible. Tried various other programs

I have tried many other programs incl. Imgburn, Deepburner, Nero 8 (trial version), all without success. According to imgbrn, my burner is capable of buring CD text.

I have no ideas left.

A:can´t burn MP3 tags

Your are mixing up file-types. MP3 files are NOT Audio files.

Audio files are what are on off-the-shelf music CDs. These DO NOT have the info MP3 files do.

MP3 files are a different format.

You have these choices:Convert MP3 files to Audio files
If your music player (home, car radio, etc) can play MP3, no conversion required, just burn to CD (data burn)
Both my home DVD player, and car radio, can play MP3 music CDs.

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Hi, I have a problem, I want to format my partition of windows xp to reinstall windows xp, I put the cd and in the BIOS set the cd to boot first, when it boots it ask me for 3 options:
1.) install windows xp
r-) restar system and the other option i don?t remeber.

anyway I press when then a messages comes displaying "Checking for hardware" then it goes to a black screen and stays like that forever. I have checked with 2 cds which work on other computers but not mine.

I didn't have this problem before I installed Fedora 9 on my computer it also messed my ctrl f11 fuction of dell to restore the system. My computer is running windows and linux ok but I feel my windows has slowed down a lot so i wanted to format it.

My computer is a Dell inspiron 6400. I will appreciate any help.

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I have problem and I cant solve it myself. I have desktop pc running in winxp sp2 and notebook running in winxp sp2. i have both pc connected to the internet trough the gateway - router d-link DI-524. Both pc can connect to the internet,i can surf,no problem. I can ping desktop pc from my notebook and notebook from my desktop. Also i have created the network with the name MSHOME. But when i want to connect from my desktop to the notebook and i click to see workgroup computers i see only the desktop pc and his shared folders. I cant see my notebook. And its same when i want to connect from my notebook to the desktop i can see only the notebook shared folders. Ive tried to disable kaspersky firewall but nothing. I have disabled the win firewall but nothing too. Any ideas would be really really greats.. THANKS!!!

A:networking in winXP...can´t see each other pc

Did you run the Networking Wizard? I find that helps. Check to make sure you have each computer listed properly to the other one. Eg. Proper "computer name" (case sensitive I believe), proper workgroup name on both comps etc. If you are sure all that is correct, have you tried "mapping a network drive?"

Open up windows explorer, under "tools" menu, go "map network drive." If you cannot find the other computer by browsing through here, then there's definitely something still done incorrectly.

This may be a long shot, but make sure that both computers are using the same protocols where necessary and that "file and printer sharing for microsoft networks" is installed and activated. You can find this stuff by right clicking "my network places" then "properties" then right click "local area connection" and go properties again.

Once you're sure all the above is correct (maybe should have said this first, sometimes it's the simplest things we forget that are the problem) don't forget to right click the folders you want access to, go properties, go to the "sharing" tab and enable "share this folder on the network" check box. Do this on both computers and only to the folder or folders you want access to. Sharing the whole computer is not always the best thing to do.

What I do on my network is only ONE folder on each computer is shared. Each shared folder also req... Read more

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Dear friends!
Misteriously my disk drive A is not reading any disks that I insert in it. I have checked the floppy disks that I put it in but the disk driver is not reading them. When I scanned the disk driver the anti-virus software told me that it couldnt read the boot records of the disk driver.
Could you please help me?

A:can´t read from driva A

Howdy xanildo...

Sounds like either...

1) The floppy drive is bad/needs cleaning...

2) The ribbon cable is bad...

3) The floppy drive isn't mounted correctly...

4) Bad floppies...

Have you tried these floppies in a different pc ?...

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I have a athlon xp 2600+, 512 Mb RAM, A 60gB wd hd and a 4gb wd hd motherboard asus a7n8x-x with a geforce fx5200 (fanless) and my case is a 4 bay with 350w font.
My cooling is the font fan, a CUD-725 - 42.08cfm (air flux) and 4200 Rpm, and a font fan on the case, sucking air off the side of the processor.

Well, if i use light applications, the pc works ok.
when i use 3dsmax or any 3dgame, the cpu temp increases very much until the 70c, when the MB turns the system off for protection.

The only way i can play a 3d Game or Render a Scene in 3dsmax is with the air conditioning on (at a glacial temperature) or with a Fan turned on pointing directly to the cpu (i don't know if you can undestand it. It is not a pc fan. is a REAL FAN) .

A:Help! Can´t cool my system.

You know what? You are weird... <just kidding> Welcome to TechSpot, eomeagher!

A better solution: a fan sucking in from front or on the roof of case, a fan or two sucking in from side, and a fan blowing out from the back of the case. It helps.

P.S. consider a high perfomance copper heatsink with fan for your AMD.


Reason for Editing: Wrong cpu suggestion

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My Acer TravelMate P255-M won?t connect to my home wifi. Can someone advise me how to fix this problem!

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Whenever I connect to the internet, no matter what the website it says ?There is a problem with this websites security certificate?.

Please can someone help? I?m not great with computers

Thank you


A:I can’t connect to the internet

whats the date and time on the computer

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Well Tech Support and I tried several hours to rebuild my new Precision 7720 boot disk to no avail. Followed instructions to prep the drives using diskpart and Clean and then install Windows image I downloaded from the website. Began boot process to the point of restore from external drive and kept getting the message Can?t find Volume for install or something like that. Any ideas?

A:Can’t Restore from Image

I don't know anything about your device or even what OS you are using, but the downloaded images may need something on the old drive to reinstall.
If not that, then I will boot to the media.  If it is a recovery image from Dell, you may need to select an option like recover drive.  If it is the install media for the OS, I will remove the partitions on the drive which cannot be there and those normally include a EFI, Recovery, MSR and OS for a UEFI partition.  If you used Diskpart to clean the drive, then the drive should be basically cleaned of all partitions and prior configurations.
Maybe if you went through the exact steps you are taking and the results, someone will see a problem.

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Hi everybody and thank you for giving the chance of ask for help,

This is my first post and I have to say that I am not very good with computer, however, I am trying.

Ok... In this moment I am with two computers not working... :-/ And I really need to try to fix one of them. The one is not mine but I have been working with it.

Today I was on the net and the screen turn blue and the computer went down. When it started again it asked to choose how I wanted to start because it didnt closed well last time. I tried all the possible way and it doesnt pass from the part were the screen is trying to load the windows xp... then it becomes blue with an error (I cant read what it says) and the computer starts again...

What should I do? Can anybody help me, please?


A:Can´t start windows xp

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No operation can be performed on wireless network connection while it has its media disconnected windows xp

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I have a 200G HD and I created an 80g partition with PM8.
Since I switched from Intel to AMD, I had to install windows again so I installed WindowsXP in the new 80g partition and copied all my info into this partition. I did this, so that I could format the 120g partition to delete the "old" WindowsXP and have more space.
When I tried to format the 120g partition I had to set the 80g partition as active. I did so, and restarted the computer since PM8 asked me to do it to be able to complete the two tasks: set the 80g partition as active and format the other one.
PM8 does the job (I guess, I never saw windows again after I restarted).
When the computer tries to restart I get the error message "missing NTLDR".
I can't start windows, but I say, "hey, I got an empty 120g partition to install WindowsXP again and recover my data".
I insert the Windows CD, format the 120g partition, start installation and when the computer reboots to run Windows for the first time and insert CD key, etc, my computer freezes after the message "Press any key to boot from CD..." appears.

This is as clear as I can explain this. I hope you guys understand my problem since I find pretty unreasonable not to be able to install windows on a fresh Partition.

Things that may help:

1- WindowsXP, 1g RAM, AMD 3000 Sempron.
2- I tried to install windows on the 80g partition on a different folder and on the same folder as windows and the same thing h... Read more

A:Can´t install windows after using PM8

I would remove the 60 gb for now it just confuses your setup steps
if you don't have valuable data delete the whol 200 gb drive and use xp to partition and format
if want to save
remove the 200gb drive delete and reformat the 60 load xp on it
try see if xp will load on smaller drive
once you have xp on smaller drive you may be able to fix boot.ini file
make sure if ide the 60 is master set make sure the bios is set for this
if sata use channel 1
then when adding the 200 gb you should be able to copy files to 60 gb
sometimes a few missed steps and I have to add another 4 or five steps to fix
any time I am setup new drive I remove all other drives

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If you read this I have success.

A:Can´t even submit a question here.

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when I open adobe media player or photoshop shows a message in a grey rectangle:

"Cant find the procedure entry IsThreadDesktopComposited in dinamic link library USER32.dll"

How can I fix it?

Thanks in advance.

A:IsThreadDesktopComposited, can´t find this

Are you running the correct versions for your version of Windows?

Any other problems?

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I?m having problems connecting to my wireless internet. This problem just occurred tonight after having laptop for months. Not sure if I inactivat d it by mistake. Help!! 

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I want to install ESET instead of Sophos, so I tried to uninstall Sophos yesterday. However, when I start my PC this morning, it still run! Whats worse, the Sophos couldnt be listed in Windows own utility!! What should I do to uninstall Sophos completely?

A:Help! Can’t uninstall Sophos!! Please help!

Try uninstalling in safemode.

BTW why are you paying for an antivirus when there's good free ones like Avast?

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Trying to extract RAR archive and when it reach 76%, occurs an error. Archive is corrupted. Tried to repair it with RAR . Now it stops on 80% with the same error. Maybe there is some different ways to repair this archive?
Archive is not so big its about 2.6 gb. But it includes a lot of stuff from my old PC. There are my old work files and so on. So I need your help. There are some files really necessary for me.

A:Can’t Extract RAR archive

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my laptop is not displaying any available networks even though all my other devices are connected. Here is a picture to view

A:Wifi can’t turn on

press the wifi button to turn it on now

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I get a "Local Intranet" message on the right bottom corner whenever I open my Windows Explorer not a "My Computer" message. With this "Local Intranet" message, I cant copy nor move files. I can only do this, through the network enviroment. Can somebody solve this problem!

A:Can´t copy files

You have to have admin rights on the computer you're trying to copy/move/delete files
if you only read access.
if you go to control panel/users you can add a user to the admin accounts and use that to get full access.

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got a new Lenovo Yoga 720 with Win 10, was doing all the updates. I think the Intel Management Engine firmware update had a failure. It?s not listed in device manager and I can?t manually or automatically install a driver or see it in device manager. If I set intel PTT to disabled in the BIOS, I can boot and also see TPM in device manager with code 10, but can?t update the driver. I updated the bios, downgraded, updated again. No change in status with any version. I can toggle boot on and off with the PTT setting.  should I rma it? I?ve run out of ideas. Hoping you experts can help.

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This morning the fing print reader worked. This evening it did not and asked for a pin. The only pin I had was not accepted. Attempted the password and it did not work and would not let me reset. Could not reset pin either. Any help,would be appreciated 

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