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Q: Confusing technical error

Whenever I log in to my windows XP, a minute after logging in a blue screen appears, saying, "A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer". After this, it suggests several things to try and then it displays this technical error:

*** STOP: 0x0000008e (0xc0000005, 0x805787f8, 0xba11b99c, 0x00000000)

Below this it states it's "dumping physical memory to disk".
After a period of time it just shuts down and restarts. I've tried uninstalling my inernet security as I believe it involves the RAM in the computer (we have 1.5 GB) but that only worked for the day. What is going on with my computer?

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A: Confusing technical error

You could check the Minidump file in your Windows folder to see if that points to the cause of the problem. If you are unsure about what to look for, you could upload it here.

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ok here is the deal. I just finished building my new pc. I believe that all the hardware is 100% correctly put in to the case. here is the problem:

When i boot my pc up, the fans are running everything looks good. My monitor on the other hand say "Monitor is in power save mode, Activate using pc." This is confusing to me. Now i have done a few things to solve this, but all failed. Iv'e tried a new monitor, no good... same message. I've rechecked my hardware... good i think. Now i have a USB and it goes through its checks when i boot up even though the monitor is not working. From what i understand from reading about the usb 4 red constant lights means something is wrong with your processor, but what do 4 green lights mean that are constant? Some people said to me that when you first boot up the pc there should be beeping. They said this is good. Well no sound happens with mine.... fans run lights go on. reset switch works... power switch ect... I can't figure out why it wont run though. If anyone has any suggestiong please.
 

A:Confusing error

Please post your system's specs. Best done by filling out your profile in this forum.

I'd start with the ram. First try the obvious, take the ram out and re-seat it. Next, if you have two sticks, try taking one out and see if that helps.

What is your graphics card? Does it require it's own connection to the power supply (as most new cards do) and have you connected it?

When posting your computer's specs, please include details on your power supply as well.
 

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Alright, this is REALLY pissing me the *BEEP* off. It's been going on for quite awhile and I cannot find the source of why I get this error. What error you ask? Let me explain.

Alright, so I open up a folder and in this folder are some video files of mine [avi, mpg, whatever]. So far everything's all fine and dandy...until I do two things. One is right click, highlet "View", and then click on "Thumbnails". For a few seconds all the video files load properly, but out of the *beeping* blue I get this message.

The other issue I have results with the same problem as all I *beeping* do is click on a file and use the arrows to check each file and it doesn't matter how fast I tap the arrow buttons.

So that's my problem and I have no f-ing clue why I get this error. Maybe it's a driver problem? I don't know, but I can't find the origin of this issue.

My computer specs are pretty much that I'm running on a eMachine with Windows XP Service Pack 2.

Anyway, there is one thing that comes to mind as to why this happens. Can't say for sure if it has anything to do with this error, but a few months ago I installed the ATI Catalyst because my ATI graphics card is about 2 years old and I needed something to help play newer games. Sadly, it didn't really help all that much and I don't want to spend a couple hundred dollars upgraded my computer. Is it possible this ATI Catalyst could've caused this error to ... Read more

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Picture: http://i.imgur.com/sathGpd.png

Basically, it says icloud.com... changes names every time.

This error goes away for a while, after I virus scan and restart pc

Additional info; OS is Win7 x64 bit (ultimate) SP1
Browser is Google Chrome.

The real question, is if anyone knows how to prevent such an error.
 

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Well first here's the picture where it tells that it can perform sound test... And I JUST BOOTED PC so no program that I know, can make this... And this is so confusing becaouse the day before EVERYTHING worked well and I didn't do anything that could be the reason for this... :S Last night I could listen music now i can't!?!? help plz

ps. all drivers are installed... so what could happend over night to cause this problems?
JUst one more thing. I had some problems with ntfs.sys and solved it with chkdsk c: /f /r and then everything is normal... maybe runing chkdsk may cause this late problems?

A:Confusing error with sound

I just rembember that I DID chkdsk c: /f /r BEFORE this failure of sound...

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Whenever I install something I get the following error message: "Setup failed to run installation: Classfactory cannot supply requested class". If anyone has any ideas as to how I can fix this would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Try downloading the latest Windows Script

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Hi folks

This has me baffled. (and has done for a while!)

I've reinstalled an apache server on an external HD to do work on a website. PHP, MySQL etc all installed separately.

Server runs ok in IE but when i try to view the pages in FF i get the following error message: (the title of the page is 500 Server Error)
Server Error
The following error occurred:

Code:
Cannot connect due to potential loopback problems [/SIZE][/quote]

I really don't have a clue how to resolve this and would be grateful for a pointer or two.

Thanks in advance
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Hello everyone I hope someone here can help

First off, this problem is on my husband's puter.
OS: Windows XP Home Edition
CPU/Ram: Pentium R 4 CPU 2.80GHz; 2.79GHz, 512 MB Ram
System Manufacturer: Dell

He started getting a "Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Runtime Error!
Program: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe abnormal program termination." about 5 days ago whenever he tries to play a game in Pogo. If you use Microsoft's JVM and click on a game in Pogo to play, you have an option on whether or not to download an applet that makes the game load quicker. If you use Sun Java, you don't get this option, 100's of files per game are saved to your puter whether you want them to or not. He has never had Microsoft's JVM on his puter, he only has ever used Sun.

When he gets the Runtime Error message, he clicks the OK button and IE closes completely. When he clicks on the Quick Launch icon for IE, it will open back up and he'll still be logged into Pogo.

I have researched many pages of Runtime Errors, and couldn't find anything that totally fits his problem.

Advice given in many sites was to run Ad-Aware, Spybot, virus scan and HijackThis. The people reporting the problem said that when they ran these programs, their problem was fixed due to ad- and spy ware. His was not. He does not have anything of the sort on his computer.

Other people said it was due to an Asus program, but he don't have that program on hi... Read more

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I saw some posts that mention the Toolbars as causing this type of problem E.G. Google toolbar have you tried uninstalling all of those?

I've rattled off every setting for each prog and he has them all exactly], yet I end up cleaning and fixing his puter like every other day but I get something MAYBE once or twice a year. His Spybot is blocking over 13 000 objects, whereas mine is only blocking just over 7 000. ?!?!?! It's not that he's puter stupid or anything, nor does he "hang out" in questionable sitesClick to expand...

My thought is he has something thats reinfecting his PC over and over. I had 1 PC that I ran Spy-Bot, Ad-aware, Nav, AVG, CCCleaner, Ewido, Hijack this and more. I would get it 100% clean (from anyones perspective). I would hook it up to the internet and in 30 mins he would have more stuff on it. I ended up rebuilding it.
 

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Since about a year ago I started playing around with C languages, everything was golden and ran rather well. However when I wrote an app that I will link below that seemed to behave in a very strange fashion.
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4fqFvNG5t5oazFMb2Q5UUR4OGM/view
 
The code compiled correctly however on my main computer something strange happened. It was a run time error that I have not seen before and when I ran the program in a VM and on a different computer and even in Linux it did not appear. The program operated
in every single system without fault. I even tried moving from the VS2012 Compiler to GNU however things got even worse. The program compiled under GNU and it never threw a run time error the one compiled with VS2012 did however throw an error. The program
compiled either by GNU or by VS simply locked up and remained open, it could not be closed by task manage or anything else I know of. It consumed a grand total of about 102k of ram with slight variances each time it was executed. I did a bit of research as
to why this issue is occurring and I even tried using a few command lines in CMD to try to fix it. Simply put I have been unable to pin point the issue and my research has been simply inconclusive, I am here today to ask has someone already had this kind of
problem and how best would it be resolved.
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Well, I downloaded HJT on another computer, burned it, and uploaded it to a NEW folder on my desktop on my problem computer and, quite frankly, it goofed. HJT encounters an error when it is scanning NT services and has to exit. Man, I'm really beginning to hate this computer....

A:Technical Error In HJT

Some computers have this problem, try using an older version:

Please download HijackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis1982.exe there. Run a scan and save the log file. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. Open up the result.txt file created. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

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Dear Guyz,
this is my story, I have an Acer Aspire Z1620 AIO Desktop. It was working well on win8. However, yesterday while my desktop was on, electricity went out. I'm in India so it was all usual and generator started. So my DESKTOP ALSO STARTED at the same time. But what happened that after windows logo the screen got blurred and it restarted over again and again. I thought it would be simple so I thought to upgrade it to win8.1 . So I made a bootable pen drive and when I tried to install it. It says win8.1 can't be installed on MBR disk. It can be done only on GPT Disk. So, I tried to gather info. About MBR AND GPT but then in vain I found out that first I need to clean hard disk. So I formatted C: drive During installation. But the problem remains. It was asking to convert it into GPT ( Somehow with searching I found how to convert MBR into GPT using Diskpart). While I was using Diskpart it shows my C: Harddisk and D: Harddisk as one whole partition(900GB IN ONE WHOLE UNIT). Now I can't erase my D: Harddisk. I have got very very very important files. It is the source. Moreover, I found that throught GPTGEN it's possible. However, My command prompt is saying that the path cannot be specified (how could it when I already formatted my C: drive). By imparting more on net I found that by disabling UEFI mode into Legacy mode the computer will automatically take MBR drive. But when I opened BIOS Setup I can't find my UEFI Secure boot option. Also when I tried installing Ubu... Read more

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Hi, I'm wondering what is wrong with my computer.

When I play a game ( World of Warcraft ) or few others, I get a message or something thats on my monitor that says
"Out of Range" Set monitor resolution lower or read the manual guide.

When I'm in the game it works fine, but then it all freezes and I got that message and it kept happening a few other times
maybe after 30 mins of playing or so.

I'm wondering why I get this message and the specs are below if needed.

Specs:

Computer - Compaq Presario 5108 US or 5000 series

Motherboard - Via

Processor - AMD Athlon 1.2 GHz

Memory - 384 RAM

Graphics Card - Radeon X1300/X1550 series
If you need anything else listed please tell me.

Thanks.
 

A:Technical Error with Graphics Card

You max out the video display of both your video card or the monitor. You would have to use a lower setting. Don't max the settings otherwise you'll get this error..
 

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im about to upgrade my mobo, ram, cooler and pc casing but using the same dual core E5300 cpu..
however when choosing the case there is options with or without power supply unit..should i change my old psu with new psu that come with the casing..and how to determine psu for my pc..need help
 

A:Confusing on PSU

If you are keeping the same processor, there really isn't a reason to change your PSU. I'd only change it if you are going to also upgrade your video card. 95% of the PSUs that come with cases are horrible even if they have lots of watts.

What are your current components? My above answer will probably change if you have a branded pc (Dell, HP, whoever else still makes them).
 

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Hi all,
Before i get started, in case it makes a difference:
ubuntu 7.10 + pidgin, supposedly talking to a win XP + msn machine.

Today i had a contact request, but looking at the e-mail adress and msn name i was pretty sure who it was (friend at school) and accepted, etc.
Then my friend's previous account (the one he normally uses) said "hi", and we had a little chat, but there were some very odd things i am confused about:

He seemed to know me, but other things where completely random, and every time i say "What?" to any of these things i got:
"Not much, you?", in reply, so i thought he might have one of these bits of malware that occasionally says stuff like "I get my names from xyz.com"

I then got a message
"I..A.M..S.M.A.R.T.E.R..C.H.I.L.D"
I've also had a message of just my e-mail address, and other strange things. He is NOT a techie guy, so when he asking me if I had stumbleupon, I thought it was strange.
So i googled smarter child, and it seems it's an msn bot you can add. But i'm very confused; this is his normal e-mail account; so how can i tell if it's been hijacked?

Thanks,
Nappymonster
 

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Ok..so sometimes when I open my comp, I try and right click a program or something and a white popup comes and there's 2 options, one is ignore, the other is close..ignore button doesn't work b/c it keeps coming.. Ok. now, I press close, then there's a blue screen saying some fault or somethign and to press any key, then after that, another white screen, and when you press enter or ok or something, the program closes...it doesn't allow me to use my programs. I can restart and sometimes it stops doing that...please help! this is my hijack this log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:02:42 AM, on 2/26/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\OFFICE51\SOINTGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\VSMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\EASY KEYBOARD\EASYKEY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATIPTAXX.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ZONE LABS\ZONEALARM\ZLCLIENT.EXE
C:\USBSTORAGE\USBDETECTOR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGCC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGEMC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\GRISOFT\AVG FREE\AVGAMSVR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\KODAKCCS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETZERO\EXEC.EXE
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A:This is confusing!! Please help!

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I've done a few diagnostics on my system and I'm getting conflicting reports of what my CPU is.
I thought it was an Intel Celeron processor. Just now, DirectX has reported that it is a Pentium II.

To clear this small matter up, could anyone tell me if the Intel Celeron processor is the equivalent of Pentium II and this is why I've got this conflict of "opinion"???
Thanks
confused Moozer
 

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hey i think i have some problems
i ran spybot and it fixed CoolWWWSearch: IE Customized search registry, another the same but different registry, two CoolWWWSearch: IE search assistent with different registries, two possible hijacker: Global Settings with different registeries, and a possible hijacker: User Settings registry key. Ad-Aware fixed two possible browser hijack attempts with different registries.

here is my hjk...what's my problem?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:30:04 PM, on 2/16/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\program files\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Logitech\MOUSEW~1\SYSTEM\EM_EXEC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\Accelerator\PropelAC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
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omg...I know this isn't the luckiest day of my life...

continuing my last post..
I have already finished installing & cloning the new hdd .. then I worked on it for about 5 hrs..
and everything was fine until I accessed a folder containing video clips .. when the clicking appeared again after playing some of the files the pc freezed again (after about 5 min)..

now I'm really confused.. where could the problem be ? the mobo, the graphics card, or a mere software problem???

I suspected the latter so I tried another OS (which was linux knoppix - cd boot) then I accessed the same folder and played the files, some of them didn't work at all, while others kept working with the clicking sound still there (although it didn't freeze this time)...
I also tried installing a fresh copy of windows but the process freezed in the middle and didn't complete...

now I'm really confused..
someone please help..

and thnx again...
 

A:this is really confusing ?!!!

Well I think a quick trouble shoot would be to run knoppix again with your case open and try and isolate where the sound is coming from. Caution as usual with the case open ground yourself with a static strap or hold onto the case, be careful of the fans.
 

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Right, well I've just noticed there's a new folder on my ext. HD, which was created when I left the computer on overnight. The folder name's 'cda425aff9fa851d75a4ae23a15c' and in it contains a worryingly long .txt named 'msxml4-KB927978-enu' which I honestly have no idea about. It could be nothing, maybe off a legit program I've installed, but I'd rather be safe than sorry. I've attached a copy & paste from the mysterious text file, onto a new text file, if anyone wouldn't mind clarifying what it's actually about, and then go from there.

For the lazier, here's a section out of it...

=== Verbose logging started: 11/17/2006 3:01:45 Build type: SHIP UNICODE 3.01.4000.2435 Calling process: C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe ===
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:000]: Resetting cached policy values
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:000]: Machine policy value 'Debug' is 0
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:000]: ******* RunEngine:
******* Product: f:\cda425aff9fa851d75a4ae23a15c\msxml.msi
******* Action:
******* CommandLine: **********
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:015]: Client-side and UI is none or basic: Running entire install on the server.
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:015]: Grabbed execution mutex.
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:218]: Cloaking enabled.
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:218]: Attempting to enable all disabled priveleges before calling Install on Server
MSI (c) (CC:44) [03:01:45:234]: Incrementing counter to disable shutdown. C... Read more

A:Confusing

I am 99.9% sure that those files are from Windows Update although they should have been deleted automatically after the update.

You can delete them since if they didn't install then they will install later.
 

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I have a Compaq Presario S6300NX and I have downloaded the manual to see if I can read up on installing an Aftermarket fan, to blow OUT the hot air accumilating inside the box. I have the fan, and have connected the connectors to the "CHA Fan" connector on the Motherboard.. I turned back on the PC only to find the fan never turned on at all.

I'm confused, and I have no clue where else to connect this Fan (as I can only see 1 spot, CHA Fan to connect to).

Any ideas?
 

A:Confusing...

Nevermind, lol.. The black wire on the Fan Unit wasn't connected, it works great now. Does anyone know what normal PC temperatures are?
 

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Welcome guys,
well my problem is that I ran sfc program and it gave me a large list of corrupt files one of which of them happens to be d3d10.dll. so basically I cannot play games on my laptop now. these files were unfixable and the guys over at microsoft answers told me to do a repair reinstall.
Now the real problem is that I have a dell laptop having 15gb allocated to recovery and remaining 283gb to me on a single C:\ partition. I have lots of games and other things so how can I create another partition to move my files to that, and then do a recovery from my recovery partition on my c drive so that the other drive d which I'll create if possible is not harmed in anyway.

A:A Confusing Help

I'd try reinstalling DirectX before I went that far:

Microsoft DirectX

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Are Adobe Flash, Java, & Microsoft Silverlight really needed? I've read conflicting posts about all of them.

Thanks a bunch,
grits

A:Confusing info

I uninstalled Java over a year ago when they started having a lot of security problems. Haven't missed it at all. Silverlight came pre-installed on one of my computers. I went about 6 months and realized I never used it. I uninstalled it as well and that was about 2 years ago.

Adobe Flash is a different story. There are many websites that require Flash in order to view their video content (news sites, YouTube, etc.) So I have that installed on all my machines. And I make it a priority to check for updates on a regular basis because Adobe Flash has also had its share of security issues.

My suggestion is to keep Flash but ditch Java and Silverlight. If you come across a site that needs Java or Silverlight it will only take a few minutes to visit the download site and install. If it turns out you use Java or Silverlight on a regular basis then you might reconsider and leave them installed permanently.

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I spent the evening trying to brush up on what all the numbers mean for purchasing memory. I am pretty compfortable with the Cas Latency and the other numbers such as ?4-4-4-12? (lower is better is my understanding) What I don?t have a handle on is the other numbers e.g.

OCZ Platinum Revision 2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

DDR 800, what do I make of this number ?(800)?? Do I try to match this with the Motherboard Specs if it says ?Memory Standard
DDR2 533/667/800 and up to 1200 MHz?

And what about ?(PC2 6400)? What does this all mean?

I am putting a Christmas list together to do an upgrade,(budget = $1000) the following components are what I am considering for purchase. There is so much ram out there, it will make your head spin. This aspect seems to be the most difficult for me to figure out. I want to get the most bang for my buck. I am using this new PC for gaming, I don?t really dabble in overclocking, but it would be nice to go for it. Here is the list so far.




MOBO option 1:EVGA 122-CK-NF68-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard

MOBO option 2: GIGABYTE GA-P35C-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard

MOBO option 3: GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard REV 2

CPU: Intel Core 2 Q6600 GO stepping

Video: EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB 16X PCI Express

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A:Confusing Ram Numbers

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Also remember to post any problems or questions that you have in the appropriate forums

With regards to your question, the "800" refers to the clock speed of the ram (in MHz). As long as your motherboard is compatible with it then i think you'll be ok.

The rest of your hardware sounds good, you'll need more than a 250W psu though.
 

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Hi,
I'm considering to buy a desktop PC but still confused with which CPU to choose. The one with AMD Athlon 64 +3700 2.2GHz is 380$, while the one with Intel PD DualCore 2.66 GHz costs 440$. I want my computer to be fast to run many software programs. Are the two much different in speed? I am pretty tight on budget so... I would really appreciate anyone's help. Thank you.
 

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If you can afford the Intel I would go that way. Intel c2d benchmarks are a good deal faster than that AMD at the moment. If you don't stress a system too much in your daily use, and the AMD system has more features than the Intel sys such as mem, drivespace, etc, then go that way. If performance matters, get the Intel.
 

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Hi everybody, I'm new here but was hoping to get some help with a problem I'm having.

I tried to install the windows 7 rc on my acer laptop. I did it as a clean install over the vista that was there before.

During installation, after the first restart I had a problem though. I got a blue screen saying fatal system error and could not go any further. After some research on here I tried a new windows disc that I had burned at a slower speed and this seemed to fix the problem as installation completed without a hitch when I inserted this new disc.

However the first time I restarted the computer after completion of installation, the same error happened. I'm now stuck as I can't boot up my computer. I've tried booting from both the windows 7 disc as well as my vista disc but just can't get past this blue screen. I'm happy to wipe my hard drive clean if necessary but I don't know how. Anyone got any ideas what I should do next?

Thanks

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Welcome to SF.
As for the problem it might be a BIOS update that will help fix this issue.
Also can you fill out the SystemSpecs in your UserCP so we know the hardware you are using, Along with letting us know what model of Acer laptop it is. this will help us figure out your problem if we know more about what you are using.

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ok here i go lol. my husband has a brand new laptop with xp. we also have a fairly new desktop that is also xp. now the problem. a while back i wanted to get norton out of my system so i could install a different anti-virus. i got help on that and was able to get it out and install what i have now. problem now is i dont remember the details of how i did it and i want to remove it out of the laptop but when i try norton says access denied have to have supervisor password or something like that. well i went to their site and for the love of god cant ifd nothing to help me. i also followed a link that is outdated and dont work. what can i do to get this dumb thing out of ocmputer so i can install my own antivirus? thankyou sue

A:a confusing question lol

i am anxiou s to get this problem fixed so his laptop can be used again. thankyou

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I've got something causing my computer to randomly attempt infection. Most of my safeguards block it, but I want to make sure I get rid of it.

Here's what I know. The infections come from random files in C:Windows/Temp. I'm running Windows 10 Pro.

Avira has detected hidden files.

Starting search for hidden objects.
c:\windows\system32\drivers\skvvfjt.sys
[NOTE] The registry entry is invisible.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ControlSet001\Services\dvyekisa
[NOTE] The registry entry is invisible.

Avast detects Win32:Patcher-AK and Win32:Malware-Gen.

I only have Avira because I wanted to double-check.
I also have Malwarebytes anti-spyware and exploit, Crypoprevent, adwcleaner, tfc, and hitmanpro.

I am running a custom HOSTS file.

The problem is there are a few false positives. If I upload logs, they will show up. I've made trainers for games and because of the way they access memory, they tend to get flagged. Very annoying, but at least I know what's safe and what's not since it's my code.

A:Confusing infection

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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Im trying to use an alt to XP's Remote Assistance cos that just seems to want to work when it feels like it...

Ive been told to try TightVNC...which I have been trying to connect with my dad....

but no joy...

I find the instructions a bit difficult to follow... can ANYONE please help....

Maybe tell me in a simple instruction on HOW to use IT instead of telling me HOW the program WORKS...like its instructions do....

Ive tried following it but I couldnt connect to my Dads PC using his IP.. nore could he connect to mine using my IP while i was in 'Listen' mode...

We are both behind Netgear DG834G Firewalled Routers and maybe some port fwding needs to be setup but I would have thought the program overcomes that but i dunno theres nothing on it in the instructions

THANKS
 

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Advanced System Care (recommended by CNet)
CCclearer
IObit Freeware
RegCure

Please someone tell me if any of the above is worth downloading? I am very confused!
 

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hi there.

firstly im using a cable modem and have not had any issues of this sort before.

basically, when i click to download something or sometimes just random pages a box pops up asking me to dial up. if i try to close the boxs it comes up saying 'page not available offline' even though im connected by my broadband.

my messenger still works and if i close down the browser and open it up again my homepage loads up normally. this problem occurs on firefox and IE.

I'm all out of ideas and any help would be greatly appreciated.

thanks.
 

A:Confusing problem

Open IE/ tools/ Internet options/ connections tab

Make sure never dial a connection is the one that is checked

joan
 

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When I started checking out the calendar APP it was completely blank. Then I added one event onto it. I went back later and it was gone. So I added it again. But now the calendar shows everything such as holidays along with my events that I list. That's not the problem. The problem is there is double everything. One blue and one red for every holiday.

Also this is a different problem. How come if I go to check the weather, then get on my desktop, I will go to type something and the screen will switch to the weather EVERY TIME when I am in the middle of doing something.

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Hello! I am new in this community.

I'd like to have an advised on what to do because I am having a problem with my browser. I don't know how to fix the problem. Browsing webpages isn't a problem to me except on Yahoo search and google... when i search through yahoo, it returns to a dead page... when i try to open google, it redirect me to http:///

Could it be possible that a malware is causing this? or what? Please, I need help... Thank you!
 

A:Confusing! Please advise!

please guys help me... i need to get access to google... i am having research...
 

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I have a weird problem with my computer. Evertime i click a program this message appears
C:\Windows\System32\brcpl.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support.
I got this computer second hand so i dont have the disk to fix it, or to format my computer. i dont know anything about computers so any help is appreciated

A:Confusing message

Is this XP or Vista?brcpl.dll is for Backup and Restore Control PanelYou will need to try SFC.exeSince you do not have any disks, pay attention to the second post where they talk about the i386 folderhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43051/how-to-use-sfcexe-to-repair-system-files/What is the make and model number of the computer?

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I have two Windows XP computers together with a Linksys BEFSR41 DSL router. These two were working perfectly, until we encountered some problems with the DSL provider, and they successfully walked me through screwing the whole system up. Now, we have no problem with printer or file sharing. However, if one computer is connected to the internet, the other one can not connect. Each one will connect seperately, but not at the same time. In Network Connections, the Internet Gateway will not enable. I have tried using both the same IP address on each computer, and also using seperate IP addresses. There is no problem when trying to ping. I am at a loss for words. I would call Linksys, but I have already spent over 5 hours on the phone with them, ending in being cursed at by the tech support agent, due to her utter REFUSAL to allow me to speak to a Supervisor. I am not trying that again. Please, if someone could help me, I would be greatly appreciative!!!!
Thank you soooo much in advance for any assistance!
 

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i cant seem to fix an internet problem on a computer at my work. i know quite a bit about computers, but not everything.
the problem is that the wireless internet connection is going really slow, while it has an excellent connection. so i decided to go ahead and put the ethernet cord back in.
when i have it plugged in it does not show up in the network connections or anything though, while the wireless connection shows up.

oh and the ethernet cable does work on other computers perfectly.

the computers are running on xp.

thanks in advance
 

A:Solved: a bit confusing...

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Hey guys, before you ask, yes I have searched this, but I'm really tired and I just want to make sure I have it right. I have two routers, a belkin 54g and one of those new belkin N router thingies, I don't think it really matters, anyway... I want to...scratch that...need to connect them together to hook up a music server for a job I am doing. The cable modem is in the garage, and the belkin N router is upstairs. From what I've read, I should connect the belkin 54g first to the cable modem, turn off the firewall in the 54g, then connect the belkin N router to the 54g using a straight cable, going from one of the 1-4 outs of the 54g to the WAN port??? of the belkin N? using a straight cable (I hope). I should also disable the DHPC on the belkin N so that only the 54g is assigning the addresses. And I have to assign the belkin N an address outside of the 54g's DHPC range. Correct? I can't put the belkin N first because it needs to stay upstairs. Don't even suggest it please. ALso, how do I disable the wireless on the 54g, because it is not needed. Will the wireless on the belkin N still work? On top of all of that, I need to run a cable from the 54g in the garage to a switch behind all of the equipment, will the switch still work? I need to hook 2 or 3 things up to it. And no I can't just run them to the 54g because there is only one ethernet cord left to run to the equipment. So...should this work?? Any suggestions to make it... Read more

A:Confusing Networking

~~~wireless signal ---- for media server and etc..

Belkin 54G Wireless Router have DHCP disabled and then turn on Access Point
| cat 5e patch cord
5/8 port switch
| cat 5e patch cord
Belkin N/G Wireless Router
| cat 5e patch cord
cable modem
| coax cable
Internet feed from cable company

Where is the cablemodem is that in the basement or garage?
 

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Hi all, can anyone offer any advice on the following, before I start throwing money at it (which I dont have)...

System Spec:
Win Vista 64
4gb OCZ ram
Enermax 850 psu
Intel Q6600 cpu
Nvidia Geforce GTX 280 (x2 sli)
Striker II extreme mobo
Whole system water cooled

Over the past few weeks my pc has being playing beggers, it has been locking up and the screen has been going funny colours, sometimes green and blue little squares sometimes pink and blue.

Other times the system will lock up with a solid pink or red or green screen ?

Happens more when booting up system, usually takes about 5 attempts before i get into windows, but system will crash when playing games, looking at pictures.

I have tried changing the ram - taking the ram out - no effect (although changing the page size made it a little more stable ??)
I have removed gpu to single (from sli) and changed the monitor connection - no change, still locks up.

Can boot into safe mode with no problems and no issues show up and unfortunately i dont have any spare parts to swop or another system to try my parts in...
Have tried to upload screen shots of the problem but it wont let me...

I cant make my mind up what the problem is...can any one help?
Please let me know if you need any more info..
 

A:Confusing Problem - PSU ? GPU ? Help

As a first, free, go at this problem, find out if you have the correct video card drivers. You could use the free program at www.drivereasy.com to scan your pc.
See if it agrees with the driver you are using. But note that the free version of that program is slow to download files, (on purpose, so that you upgrade), of course you can go to the usual sites, nvidia or ATI normally, and get the driver from them. If you fitted the graphic card, did it show in the instructions about fitting an extra power connector to the card? Some do need more power than the edge connector can give.
 

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my bro bought a new 55nm 9800gtx+ card, stats are here.

BFG GeForce 9800 GTX+ OC 512MB GDDR3 TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail (BFGR98512GTXPOCE)

However, gpuz seems to list it as 65nm & only having 1125mhz on the memory clock speed whereas its supposed to be 2250mhz???

im slightly worried he may have got a dodgy card

A:GPU-z confusing readout

Regarding the memory don't forget that it is DDR (GDDR3 actually, but the same applies), which is double data rate, which in this case means that it is running at 2250 MHz.

As far as the 55 mm, 65 mm; does he have the latest version of GPU-Z? It could just be a reporting glitch if it is a version that came out before the card did.

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I have over 200 users on site, all Windows 7 and using IE.

We use a sharepoint website with Collabco.

At around the same time in the afternoon, one specific user is unable to get access to the website, she goes through the various ways of getting there and every time the website hangs.

She can access this all day up until around 3pm.

However, if she goes on Chrome it works fine, unfortunately users arent meant to have Chrome.

Anyone have any ideas of what the issue could be?

I have done all the basics to try to resolve but nothing
 

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To begin with, I'm not very tech savvy, which is why I'm asking for help on this forum. To begin with I use the most updated version of Mozilla Firefox and operate on windows XP. I also download torrents frequently using Vuze.

One day when I turn on my computer, I found that i couldn't download anything with the mozilla downloader displaying the "this download has been blocked by your security zone policy". I did research on how to fix this going through my control panel and trying to adjust the level using "custom level" but i can't click on it. I tried to find this same thing through mozillas tools>options, but couldn't.

I also tried to re-install internet explorer from the cd that came with my computer, but that wouldn't open because a message displayed "this application has failed to start because URLMON.DLL was not found". This message has appeared on several of my applications including movies i have downloaded. To add to the list of problems, i can't play videos from websites or facebook.

I don't know what to do and i need help, because I'd prefer not to call geek squad and spend over $100 on something i might be able to fix.
 

A:Several Confusing Problems

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Hi everyone,

I am trying to reinstall my Windows XP completely (I have my files backed up already), but when I get to a certain point in the setup, the message says this:

"You chose to install Windows XP on a partition that contains another operating system. Installing Windows XP on this partition might cause the other operating system to function improperly. Caution: installing multiple operating systems on a single partition is not recommended."

Am I supposed to somehow delete everything before reinstalling XP? Or can I just go ahead with reinstalling XP and just disregard this message?

Also, I'm wondering how I can create a D: drive after I completely reinstall Windows XP successfully. Can anyone let me know how to do that as well? I asked this question earlier in a post and someone said that you need a Partition Manager, but I also spoke with my friend and apparently he said that you can create one after you reinstall...so I'm just wondering if that's true; if so, how could I do that?

Thanks for all your help!!!
 

A:Confusing Msg during XP Reinstallation

Welcome to TSG....

I do not wish to hurt your feelings here but what you have to do when going thru the clean installation is to read the screen and when you get to the screen that asks about formatting you have to format the hard drive so the install will be the only install that is done.

Microsoft KB - How to perform a clean boot in Windows XP =
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;310353
 

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Is anyone familiar with this new MSN IE Window? I'm frustrated because there is no longer, or I can't find it, the option for the drop-down window showing you the previous URLs that you have accessed. Instead there is just a Search command at the end of the URL address line or window. Also when going to Tools and Internet Options, it won't allow me to change the Home Page address. That option is greyed out!
 

A:New MSN IE Window is Confusing!

Try this. In IE, go to View > Toolbars > Address Bar and enable it.
 

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hello,,

I'm new on this site. And i don't understand much of this HJT thing. I've also read that people shouldn't just add their logs. But i'm really getting desperate, i've also was thinking of buying a new computer and throw this one out the window. This search miracle thing i can't resolve it and it's getting very frustrating that i get a popup each 20 seconds. I really hope you guys can help me out on this on.

This is the result i get from HJT analyzer

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Log was analyzed using KRC HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 4/1/05
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***

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\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O23 - Service: Symantec Event Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
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A:HJT Confusing.,.. Need serieus help

Hoi tuig,

Check the items listed below in HijackThis, close all windows except HijackThis and click Fix checked:

O1 - Hosts: 255.255.255.255 www.casinoxo.com
O1 - Hosts: 255.255.255.255 www.theblackjacktable.com

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [C:\WINDOWS\WinTask.exe] C:\WINDOWS\WinTask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PopMark] C:\WINDOWS\WinTask.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [checkrun] C:\windows\system32\elitegdc32.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Juo] C:\WINDOWS\system32\w?auboot.exe

O9 - Extra button: PartyPoker.com - {B7FE5D70-9AA2-40F1-9C6B-12A255F085E1} - C:\Program Files\PartyPoker\PartyPoker.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: PartyPoker.com - {B7FE5D70-9AA2-40F1-9C6B-12A255F085E1} - C:\Program Files\PartyPoker\PartyPoker.exe
O9 - Extra button: Royal Vegas Poker - {FA4904B4-1FAF-4afd-886C-C19D2297BA62} - C:\Program Files\royalvegasMPP\MPPoker.exe

O16 - DPF: {30CE93AE-4987-483C-9ABE-F2BD5301AB70} - http://64.158.165.49/output/100039/...dsldbaccess.exe

O16 - DPF: {91433D86-9F27-402C-B5E3-DEBDD122C339} - http://netvenda.com/sites/games-nl/nl/games26.cab
O16 - DPF: {AED98630-0251-4E83-917D-43A23D66D507} (WebHandler Class) - http://activex.microgaming.com/dlhe...n7/dlhelper.cab

Reboot into safe mode and delete:
C:\Program Files\royalvegasMPP <= entire folder
C:\Program Files\PartyPoker <= entire folder
C:\WINDOWS\WinTask.exe
C:\windows\system32\elitegdc32.exe
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I have Windows Vista.
The computer seems to not have a CD ROM drive, only a DVD RW drive.
I really want to install The Sims 2 on to the computer but I can't because it just keeps coming up with an error saying 'You are running the wrong version of The Sims 2. Please run instead.' I don't know what to do. And it won't install.
Also, The Sims 2 is a PC CD.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: This is confusing

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