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A terrible noise..

Q: A terrible noise..

like a loud "RMMMMMMM" most likely overheating (PC is on 24/7) so any ideas on how to solve this. (not being turn it off)

Also any ideas on what parts to upgrade/replace to have your PC on 24/7 without it overheating so bad? (i.e. Case fan, new case.. etc etc)

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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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We got in office new AIO ThinCenre M93Z. When turning on the PC, there is no noise at all; however after working 2 hours, the noise of fan drives everybody in room crazy. It not so loud, however it sounds like wind around the blocks in autumn and the noise is not at same frequence but always going up and down, depending on speed of fan.We already checked internet for ours, nothing helped. The CPU temperature is about 40 degree celcius. The tool fanspeed cannot detect the fan, in bios we already put to "acoustic" (sounds like a joke for this setting).We would be so happy if anybody could help! For Thinkpads, there are special tools for fan control; however there seems to be nothing for Thinkcenter AIO PCs. If it would be a private PC - no problem to open the case, put better fan inside; however it is new brand new PC from company and we cannot do hardware modifications. 

A:M93Z AIO fan noise is terrible ; help please!

Hi there, I also bought a Lenovo M93z and the fan drives me crazy.It's a privat computer and I've opened it. But there is nothing you can do. I also tried the program Fanspeed. But the same problem. It can't find my moherboard. Throughout the internet I found nothing exept following information:http://support.lenovo.com/en_NZ/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?DocID=HT081544&rd=news The problem for me, I don't know if I really can use this bios. When I search through the driver update page. I doesn't show me the same bios. I'm using at the moment the version "FEKT80A". Could you please tell me if you could solve the problem? Thank you very much

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Hi  I just got my ThinkCentre800z. All is fine except the fan noise! It almost drives me crazy!In BIOS, I already already put to "acoustic", but the noise is still there! Anyone could help me solve this problem?Thanks!

A:ThinkCentre M800z Terrible FAN Noise!!!!!!

Forgive the late reply, did you get this resolved?   If not, can you give me the BIOS version and date, and OS details? 

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Okay so yesterday I downloaded something, it turned out to be fake. But that wasn't all I logged into my runescape account and somehow they manually turned off my computer and went on my account and stole everything, but that's not the problem.

I had Microsoft Security Essentials and it didn't do anything. I got alot of help after that, people told me I had a rat and they told me to download malwarebytes and AVG. I did that, it said I removed everything but I'm not so sure. How can I be SURE that everything is gone?

A:Need help removing this terrible, terrible thing.

Hello,I think we should look at a log or two. Reboot into Safe Mode with Networking How to enter safe mode(XP/Vista)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. >>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3
Link 4

Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)
A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed.
If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next replyDo not reboot your computer after running rki... Read more

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Straight Forward, my internet it terrible,
we use sky broadband and we pay for 15mbs or 25mbs, I don't know which one but the speeds I am getting is nowhere near even 15mbs
Please see attached for the internet speedtests...
My room is the furthest in the house and only has one plug in the whole room (I cannot use ethernet because it needs its own socket) which my computer is using
So I have a netgear wireless adapter, nearly all the time my internet is 1.5 ish mb but sometimes it goes basically to 0, the thing which is weird is how my phone
gets 10mbs as you will see in attached but the computer (at this moment in time) it getting nothing, is there any way to increase the speed and I will try anything anyone asks
because I cannot do anything with this internet, even when it is at its best at 1.5..
 

A:Terrible, Terrible Internet Speeds

Not my IP by the way

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I apologize, but you will most likely first notice how long this opening post is. I've dealt with BSOD for quite a while now and I've decided to search for help.. So, I've come to you guys. I've done a lot of research on the problem so I'll throw out some of my ideas.

The Problem:
I can't seem to play semi-graphic intensive video games for no longer than 15 minutes (games such as Counter-strike:source, BF2, Half-life 2 etc). My computer will freeze momentarily, go black, and then proceed to the Blue screen. It used to be that I would recieve an "IRQ not less than or equal" error, but now my BSOD crashes remain just blue, no error codes, 'nuttin'. Now, when I play less intensive graphic games such as regular Counter-strike 1.6, I can go for a few hours before it crashes.


Some Ideas
Heat
Because my computer seems to do a bit better on less graphic intense games, I'm wondering whether it may be a heat issue. More stress = more heat = less time till BSOD? I'm not sure, I'm not a computer guru, but I know a little.
Here are my temps: CPU 51C/123F (55-57C under stress)
MB 34C/93F


Voltage/Power
I did some research, and I learned maybe that power could play a part in problems with BSOD? My PS is one that came with my computer case and I believe it is 350w. It's not the greatest in the world. Idk if i could be gettin too little power and the games may cause it to crash.
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A:The terrible terrible BSOD... help appreciated

Hi Ben,

Take a look on the side of your power supply and tell us the brand name, wattage, and how many amps on each rail. That should help because you have some things on your power supply that don't seem quite correct.

Also, just for kicks, download this free program and tell us the temps, the voltages, and the fan speeds. That should help:

SensorView Pro

http://www.stvsoft.com/download.php?id=122

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Hello experts and fellow Windows 8 users,

I am running the Windows 8 OS and currently having terrible mouse lag. My mouse will run fine for about 20 seconds-ish and then stall for a good 1-2 seconds. This can be incredibly annoying, especially when I am in my gaming mode (sc2 shout out). Any idea as to how to fix this? I use duel monitors and have tried reverting back to one, didn't fix anything, all drivers are up to date, and I have also searched the internet for numerous answers. None seem to work so far.

Mouse specs:
Wireless USB mouse, Logitech LAZER. I know it is for fact not the batteries as I have replaced them 2x to see if that was the case, and also, buying a new mouse did not resolve my problem.

Any and all help is appreciated and thank you good people for helping out!

PS: How common is this problem w/ w8, im hearing other people have similar problems?

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Hi,  I just bought Envy x360 2-in-1 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory and I found it is making noise even if I am not doing anything.  I completed my account setup and install chrome and started using the laptop; the noise is continuouly coming up- not sure cooling fan or HD noise.  I am thinking to replace it (might be defective) or return it.  Please advice if anyone has any experience with this model.  

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I sure hope you guys can help. I'm on travel for work and this computer is driving me nuts. I would just format but all my CDs are at home.The computer is making the clicking noises like when using internet explorer - click on a link and it makes a noise - its doing this a lot. It also randomly plays music for a few seconds at almost max volume. Everything else seems to be working OK, just slow internet but I think that has to do with the hotel internet being slow.What I have done so far:1. Full scan with Symantec Endpoint (updated of course), nothing found.2. Spybot full scan: found a few things but still making noises3. Malwarebytes full scan: found a few more things but still making noises.4. Ran Combo Fix on advice from a friend and THEN found this site.- ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))c:\documents and settings\Joe\Application Data\inst.exec:\windows\system32\st326159.dllMBR is infected with the Whistler Bootkit !!-BTW, I tried to run GMER and it shut down my computer mid scan.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Joe at 4:34:04.84 on Fri 07/30/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3572.2542 [GMT -4:00]AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}FW: Symantec Endpoint Protection *enabled* ... Read more

A:Random clicking noise, blip noise and music

Good evening. Please download MBRCheck.exe by a_d_13 from here and save it to your Desktop. Double click the file to begin the scan. A Command Window will open and after the scan has completed you will be prompted to press <ENTER> to exit. A text file called MBRCheck_date/time.txt can be found on the Desktop. I'd like you to post the contents in your next reply.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Download Preformat.zip from here and save it to your Desktop. You will need to extract the file.Right click on the zipped folder and from the menu that appears, click on Extract All...In the 'Extraction Wizard' window that opens, click on Next> and in the next window that appears, click on Next> again. In the final window, click on FinishYou should now see a folder with a .vbs file in it. Double click Preformat.vbs to run it and a text file called Preformat.txt should be created in the same folder - either that or you'll get an error message.Please copy and paste the contents of the text file into your next reply and then you can delete both of the folders and their contents.

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Hi,Since last week, there's a static noise from my laptop's speakers, on playing music. But when I'm on earphones, there's no static noise. The static noise is a bit too much, when songs with humming sounds play.My laptop is 10 months old and all my drivers are upto date. The problem persists at both times, when the laptop's plugged in and when it's on battery. Please help me as soon as possible.... : (











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A:Static noise from the speakers and crackling noise from the ...

Hi @Tardis40... thank you for your help...Well, the link was of no use.... The last option left is recovery, which i do not want to resort to....Today, i noticed crackling sound in my earphones...So, now my problem is,Static noise in the speakers and crackling noise in the earphones...I am in a very disturbed state, and don't know what to do... Please help me asap...

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hello all, im a first time poster on this forum, and i have a major problem. I have been getting pop ups for the last month now, and they are eaisley the most annoying thing i have ever come across. I have installed several free programs, none of which have worked. If anyone has any solution please help, if not, i guess i need to look into "wiping" my computer, eh?

A:terrible pop ups

Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware , then post whatever logs you get from that process in the Security Center

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hi, for a while now i've been having a big problem with pop-ups. they appear one after the other as i close them and sometimes after having to close so many of them it causes my aol to just kick me off. i've also noticed that several times a screen pops up letting me know that something is being downloaded and i cant cancel it.

what can i do to get rid of all these annoying pop-ups???
 

A:Terrible Pop-Ups

If you have Hijack This go ahead and post a log. If not download it from the link below to the desktop. Click on the icon and let it automatically install itself to the C:\Program Files folder. Open it up then run a scan and save a log.

Hijack This:
http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTsetup.exe
 

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I am having trouble with my windows and the 3 questions that I need answering are as follows.

1. When i try to open my C drive it tells me it cant find the script file sowar.vbs.

2. When I push ctrl, alt, del my task manager is greyed out.

Is there anyone who can help me?

A:Terrible two

1: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/153949/sowarvbs/2: I read this online, It could be your group policy settings. Try this:Start > Run, Type "gpedit.msc", then go User Configuration > Administrative Templates > System > Ctrl + Alt + Del Options. Set Remove Task Manager to Disabled

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Okay, so I've been having problems with my FPS in games even as old as Half-Life 2/Garry's Mod. I've gone through every troubleshooting step possible with my video card, and nothing seems to be wrong with it. I have almost no background applications running (under my username). I even had my friend bring over his video card (which is the same model, and works fine for him) to test it out and I didn't have any increase in FPS with his either. I was going to get around to reformatting my hdd and doing a clean install of Windows 7, and now I think I'll do it even sooner, now that this is happening. I have asked a few friends, and they have no clue what is going on. Some are even very experienced with hardware. Short of taking my rig to my local PC store to get diagnostics run for $80, I don't know what to do.

DxDiag is attached.

Please help
 

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First, thank you to anyone who can help at this point, as all homegrown efforts have been exhausted and have only seemed to make things worse. I fear that my PC has contracted some sort of downloading virus that allows things to implant themselves onto my computer's c: drive and run their devastating courses. I have downloaded and run McAfee, Ewido, Ad Aware and other spyware/adware/malware programs that I think helped track down some of the resulting issues, but none have identified the original problem. My searches have led me down several threads that lead me to believe that more than one thing is plaguing me. Attached is my HiJack This log: Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 6:24:32 PM, on 5/23/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) 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\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe... Read more

A:Something Terrible

Hello rpateltucson,Welcome to Bleeping Computer You've got quite a mess here, and it will be a challenge, but we'll come out on top! Before beginning, you may want to save these instructions to Notepad or print them out for easier reference.Please download Brute Force Uninstaller.Unzip it to it?s own folder (c:\BFU)RIGHT-CLICK HERE and choose "Save As" (in IE it's "Save Target As") in order to download Alcra Remover. Save it in the folder you made earlier (c:\BFU).Open My Computer and navigate to the c:\BFU folder. Start the Brute Force Uninstaller by doubleclicking BFU.exeIn the scriptline to execute field copy and paste c:\bfu\alcanshorty.bfuPress execute and let it do it?s job.Wait for the complete script execution box to pop up and press OK.Press exit to terminate the BFU program.Please enable viewing of hidden files as follows:1) Go to My Computer, and click on the "Tools" menu2) Click "Folder options"3) Select the "View" tab4) Make sure "Show hidden files and folders" is selected5) Make sure "Hide extensions for known file types" is unchecked6) Make sure "Hide protected operating system files (recommended)" is uncheckedRestart your computer, and tap the F8 key on your keyboard. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again. Using the arrow keys on the... Read more

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So, I'm the kinda guy thats good at alot of things on the computer, EXCEPT internet things.
I'm fairly worthless when it comes to that. But i have a question, my family and I share a wireless DSL network through an Apple Airport Extreme router, and then it connects to the little Apple receiver box which then is wired up to my computer. My computer has an Intel Pro/1000 MT network connection.
I was wondering, are these two a good match up? because my internet right now, is HORRIBLE. Sometimes it's even worse than dial up (56k steaming videos are choppy and slow download). So i was wondering if there is anything i can do to fix this.
Thanks!
 

A:Terrible DSL....

Clean your computer, get rid of those unwanted files and programs.
 

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So I recently upgraded my build to a 150 gig raptor hard drive and a EVGA 8800 GT 512 mb super clocked edition video card. My motherboard is a Asus M2N32-Sli premium vista edition, my CPU is an AMD dual core 5200 athlon 64 x2 clocked at 2.6 ghz. I have 2 gigs of ram and i believe it is DDR2 800. But my question is, when I play a game I get terrible Frames per second. For example, when I play WoW I should be getting more than 60 fps but instead i get half of that. Any type of help would be appreciated, so that i don't spend any more money to play certain games.
 

A:Getting terrible FPS

it would be good if u could put the rest of u're system specs up so we know what u have. the video card is definitely needed.
 

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I just got done building this new custom gaming rig and as of right now I am completely disappointed with the audio quality and I'm simply looking to know if I can do something to fix this. I am running on the MSI P67A-GD65 (Link: Newegg.com - MSI P67A-GD65 &#40;B3&#41; LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb&#47;s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard) motherboard. I have gone through many driver updates on the board as I am currently using the onboard sound and I have yet to find anything to fix this issue.

I'll give an example of my sound levels. On my previous rig, I was running at 20/100 for my normal sound, and as of right now I'm at 100/100 and still wishing for the sound to simply be a bit louder. My microphone is terrible as well and all of the levels are low.

Simply put, I don't know what else to do. I have done all of the driver updates for the MSI board and everything through Windows Update is completely updated.

If anyone might have a possiblie fix for this, please let me know.

~Joshgt2

A:New Rig, And Terrible Sound

Have you downloaded the drivers off the realtek site? heres the site page, click the top link and downlaod and install those drivers, if the sound is still low then I feel it could be an issue with the hardware Realtek, I have to warn you that realtek is a Taiwanese company and they don't have european or US servers so it may take a while to download.

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Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum. I found you guys last night while desparately searching for a cure for my computer.

I have a homebuilt Asustek black pearl 2.4 ghz computer with 1 gig of memory.

My CPU is pegged at 100% and has been ever since I loaded up an adaptec cd burning software. The only other thing I remember doing that night was downloading my e-mail which I didn't even open.

I've read a bunch of te related stuff on pegged CPU's but my computer is so bad I can barely get it to respond. I tried to run adware last night with no success. It ran through 10 items in an hour and then froze.

I've tried to boot in safe mode and to the command prompt - the computer can barely list the directories across the screen.

Is there another method to boot up my machine to be able to download and run the programs needed to clean up my mess?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

RR

A:In a terrible mess

Have you tried opening task manager to "end process" on whatever's using the 100% cpu process?

Does it occur whilst you're in Safe Mode?

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I have a pair of Razer Moray headphones running through a Razer Lycosa Keybaord which is connected into the back of a PCI sound card. I know a fair bit about computers, but I am no wizard.
My issue is this; when nothing is playing, no sound; I get terrible feedback "buzzing". It is continuous until I move my mouse (Also a Razer, not sure if that matters), when I move the mouse, it turns into a beeping sort of sound. It was funny for the first ten seconds, making buzzing songs moving my mouse, but it is now very frustrating. I have tried several other headphones, some I have plugged straight into the PC; which improves it slightly, but my Moray's are my choice headphones, because they sound fantastic besides this feedback.
If anyone knows what it might be, let me know.

Other attempts at fixing I have tried-
Plugged into motherboard sound; feedback is gone, BUT; I wish to use my soundcard as its sound quality is much greater than my Motherboard. In my opinion at least.
I have tried turning off other programs, including anti-virus for 10 seconds to see if it would remove the feedback, no success.
Unplugged different bits of hardware, mouse, Ext. Hd. etc. No success.

Thanks to anyone who provides assistance!

BTW: I use Foobar2000 for my mediaplayer. Not sure if that makes any difference.

A:Terrible feedback

I use Windows XP Sp3. Forgot to mention that. Computer is a 2.6 AMD duel. 8600GT 1gb. 2gb RAM and a 250gb Harddrive. I can provide more information if anyone needs it.

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Hello guys,

I am just wondering whether can you guys help me to get rid of this pest? I think it's called Razespyware. I am not sure but that's the one that keep popping up. Not to mention a dozen of others. I think i have more than 1 malware cause i remembered i search with spybot before and it returned with 6 identified spware. Help .. I can't seem to get rid of it and worst of all, I CAN'T boot in safe mode. I tried to go in but something like 'mlti//ard ..disk .. dunno what partition' came out instead. I can boot in normally but i can't access another program or another website other than RAZESPYWARE !!!! But luckily for me, i have downloaded HijackThis earlier on and i am posting my log here. Please teach me what to do. Million of thanks in advance :D


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:19:03 AM, on 12/1/2005
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:\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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:Terrible Malware - I think i got 15 !!?? HELP

Oh my what a mess. Since you have no way to access the net to download programs I'm going to try a manual fix on your hijackthis log and try to get internet access back. If it doesn't work...you'll need to download the tools from another PC and move them to the infected PC and run them.

Go to My Computer->Tools->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure that the System Files and Folders are showing/visible.
Please make sure system restore is enabled by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn OFF System Restore and make sure it?s NOT checked. We want system restore ON and monitoring your current hard drive. Once your clean we will turn this off and then back on to remove the infection from the restore folder and create a clean restore point.

Open up task manager and KILL the following processes...

C:\WINDOWS\System32\kernels32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\inet20066\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\vxh8jkdq2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dllcache\IExplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\inet20066\socks.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\split1.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\WHATPU~1\WHATPU~1.EXE
C:\winstall.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\explorer.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\Joseph\LOCALS~1\Temp\svchost2.exe
c:\windows\csrss.exe

Check and fix the following in HijackThis if they still exist (make sure you do not miss an entry)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = about:blank
R0 - HKCU\So... Read more

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First I'd like to say that I am rushing this post... I have never seen/heard of this before. I'll start from the top. First, I went to change my account password. I noticed that my account picture was missing. I thought to my self "no biggie". So I entered my old one, then my new one. It told me to log off so I did. At the login screen, I noticed that my user account was MISSING... I hit ctrl+alt+del twice to log in that way, and I went to user accounts again and noticed that I no longer have an administrator account. I am listed as a "GUEST" account. I can't do ANYTHING anymore. I can't access certain directories, I can't change my account type, I can't get into the group policies, nothing. I don't really know how to explain it better. I need my administrator account back... I have windows XP Pro SP3. Starting in safe mode is no different. Reinstalling isn't an option.

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Hi BC, Im really sorry I dont have alot of time today, but Id really like to help you. Try this. Boot up your computer and go into the guest accout. Go to start - programs - accessories - system tools - system restore. Try restoring to a point just before this happened and see if that doesnt put your computer back to the way it was. It should. There are plenty of other ways to fix this problem but unfortunately I dont have alot of time. Im sure another tech will look at this post and maybe one of them will have the time to explain how to get your Admin acct. back in some other ways. I hope this helps you. Ill check back later to see if it did.

Reguards
Patmark

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ok i have a vurtual computer and looking for a really bad antivirus but still works. does not need to be a whole sute just antivirus.

A:looking for a really terrible antivirus

I am confused and intrigued so I have to ask, why do you want a really bad antivirus program?

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HP Pavilion 15z-aw000 CTO V1M95AV I paid extra to have this upgraded to windows 10 pro and to have 12G of RAM.  Out of the box this computer, which should fly, can barely reun anything.  It is considerably slower than the Acer I was replacing that is 8 years old running XP.  It takes a trmendous amount of time to boot.  Forever to open any program, and locks up on almost everything, even the simple stuff that came pre-loaded.  I have read post after post of people with similar problems, yet no answer or even an attempt to answer is replied.  All replies always say it must be old software or bad system settings.  The specs of this system should make it a very high quality unit.  There should be no software or settings issues out of the box.  I have read post after post of others who have the same issue.  When you call HP for help you get a person who barely speaks english that has no idea the difference between a laptop and desktop and make several efforts to sell you service packages.   I bought this with a good discount and it was still $700.00  That is a lot for me

A:Out of box laptop terrible

Well, how can we help you if we do not know what you have. Please provide the model number. Whom did you pay to have it upgraded? Was that a system configuration on HP's website or a third party. And you can save your demands with the Forum. We are fellow end users just trying to help and do not work for HP. So we can discuss your issue without any axe to grind one way or the other so let's get the discussion on that plane. 

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I posted a thread a day ago and it was totally iggnored. All I asked for was a totally idoit proof explaination of how to set up a playstation emulater.Epsxe is what its called.
 

A:These Fourms Are Terrible

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Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my post.

Basically this battle with my computer started after i installed my new DVD burner and reformatted. I wanted to reformat because i felt my computer could use a good cleaning. When i installed my Dvd Burner i set the jumpers wrong, and my comp freaked, and for about an hour it wouldnt post, and thru the onboard sound, it was saying system failed cpu test. Now, i just uplugged everything and let it sit for about 45 mins, and it was working fine (remeber this was before the format.) After i got everything settled with that, i began to reformat, doing it the windows "long" way but i kept my music and such backed up on a seperate partition. After i formatted, i imediatly installed sp2, and updated and restarted my comp until it was done. I then installed all the necessary software for anti virus and anti spyware.

After all that i installed css, bf2, and need for speed most wanted. Before the reformat i was getting 120fps+ in cs, 80+ in bf2, and about 80-100 in nfs. That is with all settings maxed and AA 2x and AF 4x. Now, i get 40-60 in cs, 30-60 in nfs, and 20-40 in bf2. Now those arent entirely "unplayable" i know, but after having it run silk for 9 months...its a huge change for me, plus i KNOW my hardware should be able to handle it. Here's my system setup...

Thermaltake Tsunami Case
Antec trueblue 480watt psu (rails are plenty good)
Amd 64 3500+ s939 winchester
Asus A8V deluxe
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A:Terrible fps in all games. *please help*

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I just reinstalled windows, and load all my drivers including new Detonator Driver for my Geforce. Previously to my virus (which is why I reinstalled windows) I was getting over 100fps. Now I am at 15-30fps. Does anyone know why this is happening
Thanks in Advance
 

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Can you please help me trouble shoot this laptop? It is running horrible.
Specs:

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name NORDEMAN-PC
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Inspiron 5720
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2501 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A18, 8/23/2013
SMBIOS Version 2.7
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
User Name NORDEMAN-PC\NORDEMAN
Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 6.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 5.86 GB
Available Physical Memory 4.20 GB
Total Virtual Memory 11.7 GB
Available Virtual Memory 9.92 GB
Page File Space 5.86 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
 

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Hi all,
Just upgraded to Windows 8 the other night, got Chrome installed and all that and using Chrome right now.
Something that I've noticed that is actually really starting to annoy me is the delay/slow response I get from my internet connection. I'm on WIFI and my router is like 8 feet away. There is a really big difference to Windows 7.
When I load pages there is a noticeable delay from when I click something to when it pops up, to when it actually loads. At worst ~5 seconds. It's worse with any streaming video. There's an annoying, noticeable delay between the page loading and the video starting. When I was on Windows 7 it was pretty much instantaneous, but now it's just really slow. I use Reddit a lot and a good example is even just simply clicking my new mail notification icon. Sometimes it might load up right away, other times it will sit there and I see "sending request" at the bottom and "awaiting response" for several seconds too. This never happened with Windows 7, ever.
Same goes for my actual connection speed as well. I was downloading a game off Steam and it was topping out around 280KBps. Before I changed to Win8 I was getting average 500+ KBps. I'm on DSL so it's not like my connection is shared with anyone else, nor is there anyone else in the home using the connection because I live alone. Same goes for other downloads using SABnzbd etc. My download speeds are just really slow.
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A:WiFi is terrible - please help

Hi Naossoan, welcome to the forums, if you have any security software installed, uninstall that temporarily, reboot and see whether it helps.

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Whatever you do, do not EVER EVER EVER purchase a Lenovo computer. We purchased one a few months ago. Within a very short time the motherboard failed. No big deal, right? These things happen with computers. Imagine my surprise when I found that even though we had purchased the warranty, we had to pay $50 to ship it in for repair. 2 months (yes, TWO MONTHS) later the laptop was returned. I powered it on to set it back up and SURPRISE! it did not work. Called support, ran tests. Oops. They forgot to include the hard drive..... Graciously they indicated I do not have to pay another $50 to ship it back - they will ship me a box in 3 or 4 days and then they will let me know in a couple of weeks how long it will take to return the computer to me. If I had money I would turn this thing into a boat anchor and buy an HP, which is what I should have done to begin with....

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Just now I got a virus which does not allow me to open most programs, run the task manager, has installed some sort of anti-virus software that asks me to buy a registration code, and gives me the the blue screen of death after about five minutes of running windows. Any advice would be greatly appreciated and please don't tell me to reinstall windows as I have an endless amount of files that need to be maintained and nowhere else to put them....

A:Terrible Virus - Can't Do Anything...

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer!Please subscribe to your topic so that you will be notified as soon as I post a reply, instead of you having to check the topic all of the time. This will allow you to get an email notification when I reply.To subscribe, go to your topic, and at the top right hand corner by your first post, click the Options button and then click Track this topic. The bullet the immediate notification bubble. Then press submit.Lets try to boot into Safe Mode to run some scansBUT First, Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from here:MalwarebytesPlease rename the file BEFORE downloading to zztoy.exe instead of mbam-setup.exeDownload this file to your DESKTOP.FROM THEREDouble Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.* Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.To Boot into Safe Mode:Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".Once you are into Safe Mode*Open Malwarebytes, by going to the Start Menu -> All Programs ->Malwarebytes Anti-Malware* Once the prog... Read more

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I recently got a trojan that enbedded itself into my windows. i have a brand new antivirus software to remove it but i cannon install because it says my Microsoft windows installer is out of date. the trojanb has blocked my internet access from that computer so i cannot update it. i am using my second desktop to write this and i have downloaded the update to a flah drive and try installing it but it tells me it cannot verify the integrity of my update.inf. then ask if i have a cryptographics program??? how do i fix the issue so i can install my antivirus? Please help.

Thank you
M.D Wayne

A:Terrible trojan

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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Hello,

Whenever I start my computer, I get a terrible lag. Google Chrome takes 3 minute to properly load. I've disabled unnecessary processes in Msconfig and used Soluto. What may the problem be?

A:Terrible Lag at Startup

Do you have any programs running in the background?

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I've tried nearly everything to fix this. Windows XP SP3 includes the "dual core hotfix", and the individual 2.2 megabyte patch can't be installed on its own because it was included in SP3.

So, running an AMD X2 5600+, with a nVidia 9600GT, and 2 gigabytes of PC800 RAM, here is what happens in a game of Counterstrike: Source:

Twenty seconds of great, 80 fps game play, followed by twenty seconds of 3-4 fps game play. Repeat the above status to a constant.

I watched my system stats as WoW ran and found the following:


Look at the lower right, the task manager shows CPU usage at 93% while running WoW, and goes back down to 5% when WoW is closed. Same goes for Counterstrike.

I'm totally baffled, as I've played both WoW and Counterstrike flawlessly on this machine before, and I have no idea how this is slowing up on a fresh OS reinstall like this.

Any thoughts?

A:AMD X2 yeilds terrible FPS

Hi mjones1


Quick-fix try:
I've seen a few PCs have the transfer-mode for their hard drives change upon installing either the April Windows Updates, or Service Pack 3. If you have an IDE hard drive, in Device Manager check that its IDE controller isn't set to "PIO Mode" instead of the DMA level that it should be. If it is set to PIO Mode, then while still in Device Manager - uninstall the IDE controller (and don't restart the PC just yet) and uninstall the hard drive as well (and then reboot). You'll have to reboot one more time after Windows re-detects your controller & hard drive -- then the correct DMA setting should show in Device Manager.

If you have a SATA drive, this doesn't apply -- but you might want to see that the correct SATA driver is listed.
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Should the above not help:
1) Which process has the highest cpu use in the processes tab when the fps drops?
2) Have you check on the websites for the affected games for post-SP3 patches?

Best of luck
. . . Gary

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It is amazing how hard it to contact ANYONE at HP support.  Unless you want to buy something.  I have a new notebook that is a piece of crap.  I have spent hours on a chat with someone in India, (they tried to help), and I still have the problem.  It is under 8 months old, but they won't replace the darn computer.  The Graphics chip is corrupted.  They remotely studied the problem, but they won't admit the problem.  They also told me that they HAVE to physically see the product in their shop, but they have not sent a box to ship it back to them.  I work on this computer 20 hours a day, yet they "have " to see it for two weeks.  I am so sick of these guys and the lack of support I am ready to MAC.   UGggh. If anyone has any suggestions, or better yet a phone number in the US, I sure would appreiate your help. Thanks, 

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Hello everyone,

Lately, I've been having issues with advertisement pop-ups opening from Firefox and Internet Explorer. I've done several scans with both Spybot Search & Destroy and Ad-AWare, and although they've found and fixed some adware and spyware files, the pop-ups still keep coming.
Here's my Hijackthis Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:18:04 PM, on 5/20/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\SuperAdBlocker.com\Super Ad Blocker\SABSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\SolidDocuments\SolidConverterPDF\SCPDF\SolidPdfService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTXFIHLP.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
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A:Terrible pop-up problems!!! help...?

Hello seaniesharko and welcome to TSF,

The infection you may have recognizes HijackThis and prevents HJT from reading the registry locations where it resides as well as hiding other infections in those locations. Please download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop.

What DSS will do:create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.
clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, and Internet Cache Files, and also empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.
check some important areas of your system and produce a report for your analyst to review.
DSS automatically runs HijackThis 1.99.1 for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.


Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt in your next reply.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

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Should I avoid it if possible?
 

A:Is VISTA Terrible?

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Greetings. Re: Windows 7
 
     I have Yahoo for a home page and like read the Sports articles. I take part in the commentary and when I type a comment, there is a long delay between when I hit a key and it appears on the screen. Sometimes I can type numberous letters and then one or two will appear after a long delay and the others don't. Sometimes too, there is a stacato effect between typing and appearance. Also I play on-line games via the Gamesville website and it can start off smooth and soon, things become herky-jerky and very very slow and sometimes freeze. Could the two be related to a common cause? Thank You.

A:Typing Terrible

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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Could not open programs on my computer. Word program and many of the others disappeared. Internet explorer disappeared. Could only get on internet through Google Chrome. Could not use ComboFiX it kept stalling. Had to do a force shutdown. Now I can't get to my desktop. I keep getting the black screen that says safe mode, safe mode with networking, start windows normally, etc. When I click one of them it goes to a faint Window screen, then Dell screen then the black screen over and over again until I force it to shut down. I can't boot from a CD disk or USB stick I made on another computer after going to F2 and F12 to change which disk to boot from. It said invalid disk and the USB stick won't open the files I need. These were the instructions I got from another computer help site. Still not working.  Help
 
Shar907

A:Terrible Infection

I will be reporting this topic to staff who deal with unbootable computers. Someone will be with you soon.

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No internet, connected issue on my Wifi network. I called tech support and they wanted to charge a 69 dollar fee. The guy couldn't even speak English.  This is definently an issue with your stupid laptop. It's a 1k dollar laptop, it's not supposed to have any issues!! I WANT A REPLACEMENT OR FIX RIGHT NOW!

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:57:16 PM, on 1/10/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\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\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2007\TPSrv.exeC:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2007\pavsrv51.exeC:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2007\AVENGINE.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2007\apvxdwin.exec:\program files\panda software\panda antivirus + firewall 2007\firewall\PNMSRV.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.ExeC:\PROGRA~... Read more

A:Terrible Performance

I haven't done anything to my computer other than loading the initial software for a program called E-Trends(I know, I know...stupid).But recently the computer has been very slow, and programs/web pages have been delayed or stalling.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:51:09 PM, on 1/13/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running 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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTBCM\Binn\sqlservr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Antivirus\Tmntsrv.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Antivirus\tmproxy.exeC:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Antivirus\pccguide.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Antivirus\PCClient.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

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I am sorry this will not be helpful. This computer is farily new and I like to think I have kept it clean but its performance lately has been pitiful. I think I have a virus b/c webpages take multiple attempts refreshes to load, startup applications are taking much longer to load, and simple tasks are taking entirely too long.
 
Please help get my machine healthy again.
 
SVR

A:PCU performance terrible!

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. Click the Watch This Topic button at the top on the right.Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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It started about a couple months ago, but I can't play anything in WMP anymore without it sounding really bad. All my MP3's or videos, they'll all have a really scratchy sound quality to them. Its as if the speakers blew and it just outputs really crappy soundquality.

If I play the same files using another program, its perfect.
 

A:WMP sound is REALLY terrible... with everything

go here and get XP CODEC PACK... should get you going
 

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Hello,

I run a small webpage (www.votomsonline.com), and a few days ago I ran into a problem. I had updated the site just a bit with some unimportant info, then gone out of the house. When I came back I could no longer access the site at www.votomsonline.com. I could get there (and still can) if I leave the "www." part out. I've tried Opera6.04, Opera7, IE6, and Netscape7. In opera and IE I get the typical "not found" messages... however in netscape it says "The connection was refused when attempting to contact www.votomsonline.com.". This computer also shares its internet connection (cable modem) with another PC in my home... that PC also cannot access the site when "www." is placed in front of it

I am the only person having this problem. Everyone else can access the site normally. Tech support from both the host and domain provider haven't been able to help (the domain provider says the problem must be with the host and the host says the problem must be on "my end"), and I'm starting to pull my hair out! Any help or insight would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks,
Fretzy

A:Terrible www problem!

I can get to it both ways.

?. Does it matter? As long as the users can get to it fine with the usual www.?

You're trying to get to it from an internal network? Could simply be a DNS issue. I'm a little rusty on my DNS (Domain Name Service) but I believe the WWW is almost the highest part - it's the highest that most of us deal with. There is an implied "." before the WWW that is "root" but no one uses that except DNS gurus.

Do you have your own DNS server or do you use your ISP's? On a 2000 or XP box, you could run NSLOOKUP and test the look ability of the DNS server to get to www.vol.....com.

Lookup how to's on the 'net for using NSLOOKUP. Or you can also type a "?" and get a list of commands wonce your're in it.

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I've been running 2 CRT monitors on an ATI dual-monitor video card w/64 meg, an IBM 17" and a Samsung 19" SyncMaster. I just got a new GEM 19" LCD monitor, my first LCD, which looks absolutely amazing. So I ditched the IBM and am using the Samsung as my second monitor. The problem is the Samsung CRT looks absolutely terrible, dark and blurry, especially text.

Is this because I'm just looking at it compared to the brightness and clarity of the LCD? Was the CRT always this yucky and I just didn't notice? Or could something be screwy?

Thanks,
Harold
 

A:Solved: CRT looks terrible vs LCD?

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