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Q: Metric system!

Hello,

Lately, I've noticed all of my applications (Word, Photoshop, etc.) use the metric system of measurement. I'm not sure why this started, but I'd like it to go back to the imperial system. Do you know how I can change this default setting? Thanks!

Chris

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A: Metric system!

I don't know about Photoshop, but in Word you can go to

Tools -> Options -> General tab and check that the measurement units are in inches

Entering "measurement" in Windows Help gained this information:

To change the way your computer displays numbers
Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.
On the Regional Options tab, under Standards and formats, click Customize.
On the Numbers tab, specify any changes you want to make.
Among items you can change are the decimal symbol and list separator, the format used for negative numbers and leading zeros, and the measurement system (U.S. or metric).

Note

To open Regional and Language Options, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Regional and Language Options.

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Hi all,

I have 2 adapter, same model same speed. When I use "route print" command to check the table, they are the same metric.

I need to use the designated adapter to connect a server. How can I make sure this adapter is higher priority in the route table. 
Remark: This PC is not allow to set the route table. I have to use the automatic metric algorithm.

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Hi,
I have both Windows XP and Office XP. Currently, I'm working on a Word document in which I need to set the margins all around to 1.5". My software, however, is only giving me measurements in cm.
I tried, following some advice, to go into my computer's control panel to regional settings, and then to the numbers tab. Unfortunately, my computer has no numbers tab. It only had a general, languages and advanced tab.

Any help would be appreciated.
Thank you.
 

A:converting from metric to us imperial measurement system

Is there a customize button. Under that, there should be measurement system setting.
 

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Hi,

I'm looking for an solution for an random issue on my clients computers (Windows 7 or 10).
They connected to an business vpn with Juniper network connect.
As usual, to be sure the computer use the vpn network to make dns reolution etc... the virtual network card created by juniper is using metric 1 to have the top priority.
That's working well since 1 or 2 years.
For an unknown reason When they connect to the vpn some computers keep the internet gateway instead of using the one provided by juniper vpn...
The solution we've found is to edit the juniper metric from 1 to 2 and after ipconfig /flushdns the route table is using the vpn gateway..the pb is, juniper create an virtual card each connections, so it is deleted when the users disconnect his vpn session.
I don't know why but the computers seems not update the route table when connecting to vpn..
We tried :
 - changing from ethernet to wireless or 3G/4G internet source
 - change the network card order in advanced parameters from the networking center..
 - route -f is not workingg

Do you have any idea..?
regards

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Hello!
Got a problem with Vlan's, I have created 2 different Vlan on Realtek or intel network card.
Work ok, virtual cards getting the correct IP address, but Windows 8 using DNS server from virtual network card  who has the lowers metric.
PC show takes DNS server setting from Vlan200 with metric 5 but instead, he using the DNS server from Vlan37 with metric 22.
Maybe someone know how can I fix this issue?
On Windows 10 don't have this problem.

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Hi:
I've started a virtual machine which has two nics with qemu-kvm on server 192.168.6.2, one nic with qemu-kvm param "-redir tcp:40037::3389" is in "user" mode which IP is 10.0.2.15, so if I connect to 192.168.6.2:40037, it will map to
10.0.2.15:3389, the other is in bridge mode which IP is 192.168.6.100, my pc is 192.168.6.220, In the vm, "route print" shows two default gateway as below:
0.0.0.0          0.0.0.0      192.168.6.1    192.168.6.100    5
0.0.0.0          0.0.0.0      10.0.2.2          10.2.2.15    5
When I use my pc connect to 192.168.6.2:40037, always cat not connect, so I change the metric value to 100 of 10.0.2.2, it works well.I am confusing. My question is:
I capture packet on nic 10.0.2.15, when connect, the src IP  is 192.168.6.220, src mac is the mac of 10.0.2.2, all these are right, but when reply, why it still select default gateway of 10.0.2.2? I mean the dst is 192.168.6.220 and there is a route
item like:
192.168.6.0    255.255.255.0            on-link     192.168.6.100    261
why doesn't it choose this one?
Or it doesn't find routing table at all when reply, just according to the receive interface? But if really this, why doesn't it work when metric value are the same? 
Or it doesn't find rou... Read more

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I have had windows 7 for a few weeks and every time the PC is rebooted the Metric for both the Lan (172.17) and Wifi(192.169)goes back to 20, the Lan is set to Automatic and the wifi is set to 10, has anybody seen this problem before?

Active Routes:
Network Destination Netmask Gateway Interface Metric
0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 172.17.96.4 172.17.99.156 20
0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 192.169.1.1 192.169.1.14 20

Regards

A:problem with windows 7 not using correct metric

Sounds quite bizzare, Windows assigns a lower metric to the gateway it can communicate the fastest with, but in this case both have been assigned 20.
If you've manually assigned a gateway and metric you should see that in the list of persistent routes.

I wonder if your issue is similar to that in http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/47280-how-configure-multiple-gateways.html

I'm stumped and have emailed MS as it works as expected in Win XP

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Hey guys,
I am using a 3G modem (Virgin Mobile MC760). In short; I have 2 connections; 1 is wired ethernet and the other is this 3G modem. I want to be able to use the 3G modem in a guest Vmware system while still using my regular ethernet for everything else in the host. (Unfortunately this modem doesn't work in VM so I am stuck having 2 internet connections in Win7 and trying to route this).

I have read up on metric values but heres the problem. I set the ethernet for a metric value of 1 and the 3g connection as 9999, ethernet alone works fine, as soon as I connect the 3g modem it takes priority and changes my metric value of the ethernet higher and creates a 0.0.0.0 default gateway, when my ethernet is 192.168.1.1. The only way around this is if I disconnect my ethernet and reconnect it, it will then take priority and have both be connected and use ethernet.

Is there any solution to this?

A:Using 3G Modem, it changes metric value and default gateway, help?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by petya124


Hey guys,
I am using a 3G modem (Virgin Mobile MC760). In short; I have 2 connections; 1 is wired ethernet and the other is this 3G modem. I want to be able to use the 3G modem in a guest Vmware system while still using my regular ethernet for everything else in the host. (Unfortunately this modem doesn't work in VM so I am stuck having 2 internet connections in Win7 and trying to route this).

I have read up on metric values but heres the problem. I set the ethernet for a metric value of 1 and the 3g connection as 9999, ethernet alone works fine, as soon as I connect the 3g modem it takes priority and changes my metric value of the ethernet higher and creates a 0.0.0.0 default gateway, when my ethernet is 192.168.1.1. The only way around this is if I disconnect my ethernet and reconnect it, it will then take priority and have both be connected and use ethernet.

Is there any solution to this?


Dont think so. I have a virgin 3g modem and the coding is built into the firmware in the dongle.

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I changed my OS to Windows 8.1 64bit. my fingerprint scanning software(simple pass identity) not working and my webcam also not working. i have downloaded and installed drivers&softwares from http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-ENVY-m6-Notebook-PC-series/5296045/model/5305648 ,but still its not working. Regards

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I got an iMC alert: Trap of Source: rt0012g.sdd.hp.com(15.80.33.131)Location: "San Diego R&D"Contact: [email protected] Name: Level-2 Threshold Alarm of Application ManagementSeverity: CriticalTrap Time: 2016-11-30 13:17:00Description: Application monitor (Linux_15.80.33.131) File System(/home/impts)File System Usage Ratio is in level-2 threshold range: 95.0%, and current value is 402.87%; application type is (Linux). What did value 402.87% mean? Why it was over 100%? Thanks,

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I looked forward to opening 'publisher' for the first time to see if I could produce an item to fit into a magazine/newspaper. I made my initial box-size and then discovered that IT'S ALL IN IMPERIAL! Considering that most of the people in the world use Metric and don't mess up our engineering and space stations by making stuff in imperial, why would Microsoft imagine that imperial works here. We went Metric in '71... Put it in Metric and let the yanks find the box marked 'Imperial'...
Anyhoo, I'm looking for the box to tick to choose to have the scales in Metric please, as I can't find it simply. Please may someone tell me...?

A:Changing scales to metric? (Publisher, PPT, etc...)

The horizontal and vertical rulers in Microsoft Publisher 2007 can be changed to display a different type of measurement unit. By default, the rulers in Publisher display inches, but you can change them to a variety of other measurement units.
For microsoft Publisher 2007.

Instructions

1 Once you're in your document, choose the "Tools" menu, and click "Options" to open the "Options" dialog box.2 Select the "General" tab at the top of the "Options" dialog box, if necessary, to display the basic settings for Microsoft Publisher.3 Click the arrow to display the "Measurement units" drop-down list from the "Options" dialog box. These are the different types of measurements you can display on the Publisher rulers. Choose the measurement you want from choices that include inches, centimeters, picas, points or pixels.4 Click the "OK" button to close the "Options" dialog box and return to your Publisher document. Your rulers will display with the measurement you picked. Use the same process to switch back to the original measurement or to choose a new unit of measurement.

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I got an iMC alert: Trap of Source: rt0012g.sdd.hp.com(15.80.33.131)Location: "San Diego R&D"Contact: [email protected] Name: Level-2 Threshold Alarm of Application ManagementSeverity: CriticalTrap Time: 2016-11-30 13:17:00Description: Application monitor (Linux_15.80.33.131) File System(/home/impts)File System Usage Ratio is in level-2 threshold range: 95.0%, and current value is 402.87%; application type is (Linux). What did value 402.87% mean? Why it was over 100%? Thanks,

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Does anyone have a part number or know where the following can be ordered from:M3 metric guide screws for 5.25-inch drives These are a special screw used in the HP EliteDesk tower drives, but are not included. 

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I need to mount a 500 GB 2.5" hard drive in a HP Prodesk 600 G1 SFF and I do not have any additional M3 metric isolation mounting guide screws.  The service manual states that these can be ordered fro HP.  Does anyone know where on HP's site these can be found?

A:M3 metric isolation mounting guide screws

@D_Andrzej 
?Thank you for using HP Support Forum. I have brought your issue to the appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post ( serial numbers and case details).If you are unfamiliar with the Forum's private messaging please click here to learn more.Thank you,Omar

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How can I manage the option of convert the metric degrees in Weather app in metro screen. In Cuba when i live the wheather messure is in celcius degrees. Thank you

A:Convert the metric degrees in Weather app on metro screen

Hello Kbayin, 1st open the weather app then select settings tab from the start button in the lower left corner. On the right hand side select weather preferences then Celsius or Fahrenheit for temperature.

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Hi, I'm new to this forum, and hope to solve my problem with some expert guidance.

The problems started with me trying to create a shared file in onenote, which could be edited and viewed by all users of my computer. In the UAC, it asked me about some permission about "INTERACTIVE" and "SERVICE", if I remember right. I allowed it to do so, and hoped to set up the notebook in the public documents folder.

But, since then, the libraries (Documents, music, etc) reported being "Unresponsive" when I clicked on "Includes: 2 locations".


Also, the "See more results" link in the start menu reports an error as in the picture:



I recently installed Autocad Architecture Metric (US) in my computer, and then tried opening it in Guest account, but it just shows the following:


Then:



Then it shows:



And then it disappears, and nothing happens. I'm unable to open the software even when I applied read&exec permissions for guest in the folder containing the program. Path: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD Architecture 2011 (The folder containing the program)... (acad.exe)

All the other apps like chrome, pdf, etc are running without any problem, as this problem arose after their installation.

Also, please tell me why this app runs in guest account only if I select "Run as administrator". Other standard accounts are fine. Thanks!

A:Can't install Autocad Architecture Metric (US) in Guest account

why dont you try using the administrator account

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The company I work for has recently gotten a new Internet connection at their farm across the street. Originally the time clock was placed there and monitored over the LAN on the computer that I am at right now. Now that there is a new connection I need to know how to connect the time clock on the other internet connection to this PC. Networking has never been my strong suit. any help would be appreciated!

-Bumbers

P.S. The time Clock is an anviz EP300 and the PC is running windows 8.1
 

A:Solved: Connect Bio-metric time clock to another network?

Hi Bumbers, and welcome to TSG.

Does the new connection at the other building have at least one static public IP address? If not, things may get a bit more complicated.

Beyond that, you will need to set up whatever modems and routers are being used across the street to port forward from the Internet public IP address to the private IP address of the time clock on the LAN. Having the time clock use a static IP address on the LAN, rather than get its IP address via DHCP would also simplify things.

It appeared to me that only registered users on the Anviz web site can download product manuals. I have no idea if or how the time clock can be properly configured to use a static IP address, the port numbers used, or the type of security it offers. Once you have port forwarding configured, the time clock will be exposed to attacks from the Internet.

After you have everything configured at the other location, you should be able to use the public IP address of the other location to access the clock from your location.
 

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When ever I go to log on to my Dell Latitude E7440 with windows 7 Professional x64 I get an error screen saying that windows could not find a bio metric device. This is true because my computer does not have a fingerprint reader on it. I was wondering if anyone could help me so i don't have to sit through my computer looking for the device and not finding it every time I go to log in. TIA

A:How to Disable Search for Bio metric Device on Windows 7 Start up?

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. Strange issue you seem to have ...

Reading the System Specs for your Laptop from the Link below ..

Seems some Models do have the Fingerprint Reader ...

Could it be some Software you have Installed from the Dell Website ..

That is causing this message ? ...

Dell Latitude E7440 User Review

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Living in France you cannot avoid a French keyboard, they're everywhere. So I learned using the azerty, but stuck to English.

This is of course beyond the people designing Windows.

So how can I have Windows 8 speaking English, but using French options for the rest (?, keyboard, date format, metric)?

And of course, ALSO WITH METRO please. It seems independent of the "real" OS.

Thanks in advance

A:French Keyboard, , metric and date with English speak W8

A lot of these changes can be made through the Control Panel > Clock, Language and Region
If it affects Metro, I do not know.

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Hi!
I have a question that I can't find the answer for, I've been searching like crazy but keep finding the same responses which have in my case proven useless.
The situation is this: I have one router and one computer, the computer has two network interface cards which are both connected to the router and given IP addresses. I have made the metrics in Windows such that normal traffic SHOULD always choose NIC 1 and I have in the application "Tixati" set it manually to use NIC 2. I have then set my firewall to only allow the application "Tixati" to use NIC 2 while blocking it from using NIC 1. So in theory everything on my computer should use NIC 1 except "Tixati" which should use NIC 2.
The problem: The issue is that for some reason Windows will sometimes think it's a good idea to just straight up switch over to using NIC 2 for ALL traffic, even though it has a waaaay higher metric (static permanent routes) and the firewall is blocking access for the applications on that interface, which results in the applications being straight up blocked. This is temporarily solved by disabling and enabling NIC 1... Until it happens again.
The cause: I just straight up don't know, I do however think it has something to do with Windows probably trying to use a different NIC at the slightest hint of an issue with the main NIC, it often happens during web browsing and I even found one specific website that seemingly caused this issue every time I reloaded... Read more

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I have been to the section of Win7 personalization where metrics are stored for text display.

If you look at the window options section for borders and such, and select a metric in ("Change Windows colors and metrics" will get you there in the search box) -- everything seems to be in there except the area called window text. Window text is in the illustrated screen area. I can make a screen shot if necessary.

Going to the selections that default at an item called Desktop then right click to open, Window text is not there. An Item called Window (single word) is.

The goal is to have my files and folders show larger in -- Explorer I guess-- and in the network file folders I have in an old style workgroup set up for the home.

I have tried all of the options at the metrics screen but have failed to get a simple folders and files list to display in a larger font.

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I experienced a serious problem over the weekend that is forcing me to restore my system using the Win7 (64 bit Home Premium) "System Image Recovery" tool. I'll cut to the chase because I cannot, unfortunately, access any of my system restore points nor is startup repair working.

My computer has 4 different hard drives. On the c: drive, I only keep the Win7 OS and my various programs. All my other files and data are stored in the other 3 HD's (my data only hard drives).

On one of these HD's I have a System Image from about 2 months ago. I would like to restore this image using the Win7 "System Image Recovery" tool. However, there are various other files and data on this HD in addition to the System Image I would like to restore.

If I use the Win7 "System Image Recovery" tool, will it only restore my c: drive (which is what I want) or will it restore all HD's to their original state from 2 months ago?

I plan on unplugging all of the HD's during the restore process except the c: drive and the backup drive containing the image. However, I do not want to lose any newer files on the backup drive containing the System Image.

Will I be able to restore my c: drive using "System Image Recovery" without losing any new files/data on my backup drive containing the recovery image?

A:System Image Recovery - Does it recover just the system volume or all volumes in the system?

It will only restore the drive that the image was taken from.

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Hello together, i have a problem with our System X3650 M4 Server, Machinetype Model: 5462G2G. I downloaded an imm and an uefi update file from the lenovo website.First i updated imm through the imm2 website remotly.Update did go as planned, i restarted th imm2 and after about 5 minutes the new imm2 was working an accessible,Then i tried to update the uefi bios from version 1.01 to 2.31 , also via the IMM2 -> Servermangement -> Server Firmware -> Firmware upgrade option.I Uploaded the new file lnvgy_fw_uefi_tce128i-2.31_anyos_32-64.upd, then started the upgrade process. It went through fine, and after the sucess information i was prompted to restart the OS.After 30 minutes, the server was still in System State = running in uefi mode.When i checked back to the server management -> Server firmware rab, it said UEFI Primary, Status pending, Version 2.31.Then i "powered off" the server, and restarted it 5 minutes later. All status boxes are green, but system status is still in "system running in UEFI " Mode, it wont start with the OS (VMware) Does anyone have an idea how to fix the problem. The Server also has a secondary bank with the old bios version  1.01 , how can i switch back to this backup BIOS? Many thanks in advance, i am getting a bit desperate here. The server should be operational tomorrow morning again.

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Running Windows 7, Cant get Admin permissions on desktop that I am only person ever on.  I am owner, admin both show full control but unable to do simple tasks like Back Ups or System Defrag. or Analyze or Updates of software.  There is a app "True
Key Password" by McAfee that I can't seem to get rid of any way I try, thats where this all started.  I tried to delete through control panel/program uninstall, its not there. In my computer is shows up as "Intel Security True Key". 
Someone said I need to download McAfee unistall program, but I dont care to get anything from McAfee after this mess.  
When I attempt any uninstalls, at the end it needs to restart, then it wont take my password to sign on again.  A error message about Group Policy in small print comes up.  I re-try my password 10 + times, same password I have had for years,
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I removed the 'file_recovery' virus and got everything else back to normal using:

http://malwaretips.com/blogs/file-recovery-virus/

which included using unhide.exe, but now I think my system files are all showing, even though I have checked 'hide system files' and 'do not show hidden files'.

If I go to a place where I think there are supposed to be system files that are supposed to be hidden (like windows/system32) and show the 'attributes' column, they say 'A' (archive) is the only attribute.

Shouldn't they say 'S' (system) and 'H' (hidden)? If so, is there a way to put the 'system' and 'hidden' attributes back on the appropriate files (without doing it manually one by one because that would take forever and I wouldn't know which ones to do)?

I am running Windows Vista.

Thanks! unhide.exe really saved me!

A:After 'file_recovery' virus removal, system files lost 'system file' attribute

That's not possible.May be you could ask for Grinler opinion herehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic405109.htmlgood luck

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I am trying to get a computer back to functional status. It was not mine, so I have limited knowledge about the progression of symptoms(girlfriend). It is experiencing missing file errors on startup, and internet redirects to spam from basic Google searches(the links redirect to spam if they are clicked on, the addresses work fine if entered manually into a browser). On top of that, it is running AntiMalware programs installed by her father that I am unfamiliar with, which makes picking out the spam messages from the legitimate antivirus warnings rather troublesome. He works with computers, but he is also a native Russian, and consequently favors software I have never seen before.In the interest of maybe saving some time, do you guys think this is worth fixing? She is not, by any means, an avid computer user. So a backup of the few docs/music files/drivers she cares about would not be that difficult. And I would have no issue formatting her HDD and reinstalling windows(And she seems only mildly opposed to the idea).What should be my next step? I'll be happy to run any scans you think would help, but If it looks rather ugly and not worth salvaging, don't be afraid to say so.Cheers,MrEddieAttached is the HiJackThis Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 10:02:02 PM, on 9/28/2011Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\STMicroelectronics\... Read more

A:Missing System Files. Internet redirects. Fake system popups. (HiJackThis log)

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I've had the System Integrity Scan Wizard, PC-Antispyware, and Security System Protection Control Panel popups. They've been very stubborn but after reading some of the posts here and running Spybot, Adaware, SmitfraudFix, Panda Activescan, Housecall, Stinger Avert, Windows Defender, and SDFix, I am now getting only one popup, which shows up as a blank white rectangle in the center of the screen (and now I can't click "Close" to get it off the screen, since the "Close" option is missing). From the size & shape, I believe it's the Security System Protection Control Panel. Would you please review my HijackThis log? Also, in some of the posts I've noticed recommendations to update Java. Is that needed in my case? Thanks very much for your help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:55:55 PM, on 3/28/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Sh... Read more

A:System Integrity Scan Wizard, Security System Protection Control Panel

The blank popup appeared to be repopulated with information over time...apparently the spyware refreshed itself. I also learned from Task Manager that all of my popups were from the System Integrity Scan Wizard. After some more searching, I found the name (in my case, yzqrqzkp.exe) and told Norton Firewall to block it from accessing the internet. I used HijackThis to fix it and then deleted it and a namesake (YZQRQZKP.EXE-1253B76A.pf) from Windows\Prefetch (not sure that was necessary but deleted it anyway). My only concern is that from what I read, there should have been another copy in \Local Settings\Application Data, which I didn't find. I updated Java per instructions in another post, also turned System Restore off and on. I think the PC is now clean, but would you review my latest HijackThis log to be sure? Thanks very much.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:05:26 AM, on 3/30/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Syman... Read more

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I've had the System Integrity Scan Wizard, PC-Antispyware, and Security System Protection Control Panel popups and my backround change to a blue colour. After reading some of the posts here and running Spybot Search and Destroy, Ad-Aware 2007, RegCure and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware it seems as if that problem was solved, but now everytime I put my pc on I get these messages:The first one says "rundll32.exe - Bad Image : The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\qpfrsnow.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette" and the second one says "RUNDLL -Error loading C:\WINDOWS\system32\qpfrsnow.dll%1 is not a valid Win32 application".The disk that I got when I bought my pc was Windows XP Home Edition SP1. I downloaded SP2 from the internet.I'm attaching all of the logs you need to assist me, because I don't know if and how badly my pc is still infected.I attached 4 log files: 1. DSS Main.txt 2. DSS Extra.txt 3. Kaspersky 4. DSS Main.txt - after the Kaspersky reportThank you for taking the time to look into my problem.DSS MAIN.TXTDeckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Parratjie on 2008-04-17 09:29:31Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------... Read more

A:System Integrity Scan Wizard, Security System Protection Control Panel

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of the lines listed below. Then close all other windows--you should only see HijackThis on your Desktop--and click the Fix Checked button.R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [e43075dd] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\qpfrsnow.dll",b================Click Start -> Control Panel -> Add Remove Programs and uninstall these programs:J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 11 Java? 6 Update 2 Java? 6 Update 3 Java? SE Runtime Environment 6 Update 1Reboot and post a new hijackthis log.

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Hi All,I got the System Integrity Scan Wizard and Security System Warning popups the last few days. I've done the Safeboot and scan with Norton with no viruses so it's clearly the nuisance thing that many others have been plagued with.I run both the SmitfraudFix.exe and ComboFix.exe programs. Here are the resulting log files.Any ideas of how to remove these popups is welcome.Thanks,DannySmitfraudFix.exe----------------------SmitFraudFix v2.309Scan done at 13:55:45.03, Mon 03/31/2008Run from C:\temp\SmitfraudFixOS: Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] - Windows_NTThe filesystem type is NTFSFix run in normal mode???????????????????????? ProcessC:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exeC:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exeC:\Program Files\Googl... Read more

A:System Integrity Scan Wizard And Security System Warning Malware Problems

Hello and welcome to the forumsMy name is Katana and I will be helping you to remove any infection(s) that you may have.Please observe these rules while we work:1. If you don't know, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.2. Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.3. Please continue to respond until I give you the "All Clear" (Just because you can't see a problem doesn't mean it isn't there)If you can do those three things, everything should go smoothly :D I apologize for the delay in responding, but as you can probably see the forums are quite busyUnfortunately there are far more people needing help than there are helpers.If you still require help, please can you do the followingClick here to download HJTinstall.exeSave HJTinstall.exe to your desktop.Double click on the HJTinstall.exe icon on your desktop.By default it will install to C:\\Program Files\\Trend Micro\\Hijack This.Click I acceptClick on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.Installed ProgramsPlease could you give me a list of the programs that are in... Read more

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Hi, I am running a Thinkpad Edge. I had  a hard disk failure, and I installed a brand new hard disk, and a new Windows 7 OS. I am trying to figure out how to update all the drivers. When I run System Update, I get "no package applicable to your system were found" Please help. Thanks,PKD

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On the subject of System Recovery

For some reason, the option for System Restore disappeared from the Tools file of my Accessories Folder in the Start Menu.
In order to recover, I Googled but after hours of searching could find NO answer which helped to recover the option even though a lot of people seemed to
be having the same problem.
After some fiddling around, I managed to resolve:-
1). Locate original System Recovery Icon = C:\Windows\system32\rstrui.exe
2). Right click and choose 'send-to' and Desktop from the options. Make sure it is a Shortcut you are sending and not the
actual exe file.
3). Rename the shortcut to 'System Recovery' (may need Admin priviledges).
4). In Windows Explorer, Click: Tools/FoldersOptions/View/Show Hidden Folder, Files and Drives
5). Locate & Move shortcut to :-
c:\Users\YourName\ApplicationData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\StartMenu\Programs\Accessories
6). This is it - Just remember to close Tools/FoldersOptions/View/DON'TShow Hidden Folder, Files and Drives (Opposite of
Step 4).
I have a strong feeling that a downloaded application may have affected this Start item and as such I am running an additional Full
Virus and Malware Scan.
Whatever the case, I now have the option back in my Start/Accessories/Tool/System Folder although of course it was always
available in the Menu Tool Bar of 'Computer' under System Properties., but access is easier from Start Menu I think.

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A:System Restore Option Missing from Start Menu/Accessories/System Tools

And having said this - I have since found that although this works for a while - after a couple of days' reboots, 'something' triggers the deletion of the rstrui.exe (system restore shortcut) from my System Tools folder in Accessories (Start Menu).

So, I am back to square 1...... Happy new year folks...

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Hi,
My computer is Tosiba satellite M45 S245. I am having error msg at starting up. It is
Stop: c000021a {fatal system error} the windows logon Process system Process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc000012f (0x00000000 0x00000000).
The system has been shut down.

Moreover, I tried to run Recovery CD that came with my computer. But my computer CD rom is not working.
Could you guys suggest me how to get rid of this problem ?
Thank you in advance

A:Stop: c000021a {fatal system error} the windows logon Process system

Hi uttambabu, welcome to Tech Support Forums...

did you install any new hardware or software before the problem started?

Are you able to access Safe Mode (press F8 repeatedly when booting to access the menu screen)?

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Hi,
I am having the following system configuration

XPS L401X Base
Genuine Windows(R) 7 Home Premium 64bit (English)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-740QM Processor
6GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM (1 x 2GB + 1 x 4GB)
640GB 7200RPM Hard Drive

Lately whenever i try to start my computer it pass the Dell Bios and then directly goes to the screen which states
Repair your system or
Start windows normally

When i chose repair system , it start downloading windows files and then launch the windows , but hung up at the sky blue login window with only movable cusor . When i choose to start windows normally it gives me BSOD momentarly ( hard to see the message) and then restarts again .

I tried with the advanced boot up options like
repair my computer , all safe modes , restore to last good configuration but it does the same and hangs at windows loging sky blue window .
I Tried to run the Dell PSA+ Diagnostic and it returns with 2000-0146 error . As per the Dell online solutions for this type of error ,I tried to reinstall the Hard disk but the problem still exist.

My Hard disk has 2 partitions C and D and all my data resides on D drive and Windows installed on C drive.

Please help me in making my computer working , without losing data .

Currently i am away from my home country and have no OS or recovery disk with me .

Regards,
Sunny .

A:Dell XPS Crashes .System repair,system restore ,safe mode don't work

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

If you have access to another computer I'd suggest you create a system repaiir disc.

System Repair Disc - Create

It won't re-install Windows, but it will get you into the advanced recovery environment, from where you can run chkdsk.

It does seem highly likely there is a major problem with your hard drive.

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I get the following message when I start up he PC:
during scan of files at system startup pottential errors in the system registry were found
p-07-0100 irql:sysver 0xff00024
NT_KERNEL error 1256
KMODE_EXEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
-----------anyone have any idea what this means?
Is there any software I can download and scan my PC to see what these arrors are and fix them?

A:During Scan Of Files At System Startup Pottential Errors In The System Registry Were Found

Check out this thread: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/lof...hp/t123674.html

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hey guys,
after boldly trying to fix this problem on my own though I am not a technical person I am now in a dead end.
- my system is xp
- obviously my pc is infected with the system check or system fix trojan.
- in fact the icon on my desktop says "system check" but all the problems (hidden data, false warnings, everything) are identical to what is described in "remove system fix"
- I have done all steps described in the very understandable "remove system fix guide" (maybe I was wrong, mixing system fix an system check?)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-system-fix
- rkill has found something, I could post the log
- everything worked until I tried to install Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
- i could not finish the installation process, when I click "install" there come?s something like "access denied" (english is not my mother and computer language)and then " the setup could not be finsihed. please fix the problem and start the setup again"
- that is basically the status quo....
What should I do? I have no idea...was so happy to find this guide, and now something does not work....Do you need any further information?

Best regards and thanks for reading!

freebe

A:system check or system fix virus - problems while following the uninstall guide: cannot install mbam

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then post them in a reply to this topic by using the Add Reply button.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the post and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the reply and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Please note that I am not a member of the Malware Removal Team and will not be assisting you in removing the infection. I'm simply helping you to post the information they need in order to assist you.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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My computer has been freezing randomly and I need to do a hard reboot to get it functioning again. After doing a system restore, the issue was still having so I brought it to my local store that is an authorized repair center. A week later they returned my laptop insisting that there is nothing wrong but that there was occassionally an issue with some bloatware in the Lenovo image so they uninstalled it and then the issue didn't reoccur. Fast forward less than 48 hours since bringing the system home and it's freezing up again. Any suggestions would be appreciated since they claim it's not hardware. 

A:Windows 10 System freezing, warranty repair claims system is fine

Hi Iroc24,
What anti-virus and other security are you using? I presume that the repair shop made sure your Windows 10 has all updates.  As far as other applications, have you checked to see if any of the software that the shop removed, returned with automatic updates? Do the freezes happen when you are working offline or while using a browser?

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Hey, everyone!

Looking for some advice on getting my GB back, if possible.
I hope I'm posting in the right area.

The other day I had to do a System Restore on my Compaq (Windows XP) so far everything is working fine now. Though, I noticed my computer was running slower than usual. I checked my overall GB usage and found that it had dropped 20GB since the System Restore. My computer is currently 140GB in total and right now only 50% of it is left, making my computer run...not so quickly.

I used TreeSize and found that the missing 20GB was being used in "System Volume Information". I don't mean to sound like a newbie, but what exactly could be suddenly taking up 20GB of my space since the system restore? Is it possible for me to get it back without harming my computer? How do I go about doing that?

Someone mentioned that I should make sure it wasn't trojan/virus related, so I've run anti-virus, anti-malware, PC tuneups, etc. Everything is clean. Any advice?

Thanks so much!

EDIT: Okay well, after searching deeper into the "System Volume Information" I see that all the used GB is coming from a folder inside called "_restore{" and there must be 70+ different files inside, I'm guessing these are system restore points? Most of them are less than 1GB (though there are so many it apparently adds up) but one of them is a whopping 13.3GB by itself. What can I do about all these?

 

A:Help! Missing 20GB after System Restore, found in System Volume Information -- Why?

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Accidentally deleted important files, system restore not working
I accidentally deleted some important files when trying to free up space on my laptop. Now, when I startup, it cannot go to my user. I lost my email settings, other functions. My docs are accessible by going to 'My Computer' then to drive C: then to the user, etc. However, from my Start menu, I can't get to them by simply clicking 'My Documents'.

I've tried to do some 'repairs' using Microsoft Knowledgebase but so far have been unsuccessful. I tried some of the suggested things and have made alist of many of the files that are missing when I tried to do a system repair. These files are not in the recovery section c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386. The list is here:

Lmmib2.dll
spider.exe
clipbrd.exe
hostmib.dll
staxmem.dll
admexs.dll
appconf.dll
iisadmin.dll
iisfecnv.dll
infocomm.dll
iscomlog.dll

I ran HiJackThis and the results are below.

any ideas would be helpful.
Thanks.
Carol

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:41:47 PM, on 4/24/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Hello I have Windows 7 starter on my HP Mini Laptop

Suddenly I cannot:
enter safe mode
system restore back to factory settings
view system information

I attached how my pc looks when I click on things like firewall, system restore, system information etc.

Also, I often see corrupt disk notices and there was a notification on my desktop that said my WIndows version was unlicensed or something like that.

My Windows come up and I can get on the Internet with no problem, but the first thing that made me realize something was wrong was when I kept getting corrupt disk messages. Chrome corrupt disk etc.

What I have tried: I went to the tech support forum and took care of any malware problems AND I pressed F2 to run all the test and everything passed, hardware etc.

How could this be fixed?

Thanks so kindly!

Queenz Gurl
 

A:Can't system restore, can't view system info, can't enter safe mode

Hello there,
Download and install Advanced SystemCare 5 from IObit/MajorGeeks (free version), (sorry I can't provide any links, I'm on a cell phone) and run a Deep Care.
Otherwise, just contact the dealer who sold it to you, and tell them about the software counterfeit notif first. There are ways to circumvent this, but I unfortunately can't help you that way. Ask for a replacement, or a refund. Copy all your personal data to a USB Drive or any other storage device, wipe/shred your files from the laptop if you return it. You get the idea.
Here's what else you can do:
Right-click on C: Drive>Properties>Tools>Check Now in the Error Checking field.
Do the same for all drives.
I'll check Google for problems similar to yours. And their solutions. Meanwhile you do the same.
Good luck.
 

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Hai,

"Missing operating system" massage is coming when i start my system and i am not able to start. I think because , i had given "mark partition as active" option for one hard dive (E) in disk management when last time i opened. it did not have any data. i did not know, this will make any problem. Now i am not able to boot windows re installation dvd also. i can only take BIOS settings. please any one suggest any way for rectifying this problem ASAP.

A:Missing operating system" error massage when system starts

Try disconnecting all drives except for your main drive and powering your system back up.

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Hi, I'd like to see if somebody have any idea of what's happening to my sistem: a Medion M3 Composer with Mobo: MSI Ms-7046 socket 775, P4 3.0HT, DDR-SDRAM.
It has been working flawless for about a year, two days ago, I go boot it, and the WinXP splash sceen got frozen. I powered off the PC and powered on again...Single long beep, that repeats regurarly and no video...no boot.

I tried to reset the CMOS by removing the battery. When I powered the PC back on, it shut off immediately and by itself re-powered on after 2-3 seconds doing the same long beep, no boot, no video.

I tried all kinds, removed, all devices, tried one by one the RAMs, installed another CPU, etc. all with no success.

I tried anothe MoBo, but didn't finish booting (!)...it shut off by itself after a couple of BIOS screens...maybe this motherboard is not fully compatible with the system...or faulty PSU???

Unfortunately when I put the orignal MSI MoBo, and put power, I didn't got any self-suts off...but I smelled what I shouldn't have smelled!!!

ANY HELP, CLUE???

THANKS!
 

A:system doesn't Boot, long repeated beep. System shuts off

Do you see your beep error http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm
 

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1)i open the system recovery and i create one also i go to settings and  i put maximum use 3%(7gb)
but every time i reboot or next day i cant find my system recovery,its deleted.......
 
 
2)i cant create a dvd for repair system,i click on create disk repair and next,and says that there are some missing files........

A:system recovery deleted every time + cant create system repair disk

1.  You're actually talking about two separate things here.  Item #1 is "restore points", not system recovery.  This restores your system back to point "X" in time.
2.  The second item is "system recovery", with recovers the system to factory specs.
The system recovery, which is usually a partition on your computer.  If this partition is damaged, removed, or files are corrupted, you have only two basic choices:
1.  Order recovery DVDs from the manufacturer; or
2.  Purchase a boxed copy of the OS, and download the drivers from the manufacturer's website.
Have a great day!

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"The Desktop Window Manager has been disabled automatically by the system due to too much system memory in use"
Event ID 9024
Type: Information
Source: Desktop Window Manager
 
"The Desktop Window Manager has exited with code (0xc00002fe)"
Event ID 9009
Type: Information
Source: Desktop Window Manager
 
This is the events i got, right before Aero got disabled by the system. What's up with that?
(I reenabled it with the Aero Troubleshooter, but i'm wondering, really. First time this happened.)
 
Windows 7 Home 32bit
RAM: 4GB

A:The Desktop Window Manager has been disabled automatically by the system due to too much system memory in use

Hi, as this issue first time appears on your pc, please try to perform a system restore to see if the same issue appears.

 
And you can try to change the virtual memory of C drive:
 
1 Right click “Computer” and select “Properties”
2 Select “Advanced system settings” on left side.
3 Click “Settings” of “Performance”
4 Click “Advanced”
5 Click “Change” of Virtual memory
6 unselect “Automatically manage paging file size for all drivers”
7 Set the size for driver what you want.
8 Click “Ok”
 
 
Regards,
Leo  
HuangPlease remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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