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Q: Word 2000 suddenly stops working, won't load page

I need some help getting Word 2000 to load on my XP Pro computer. One day out of the blue, Word decided to stop working. The program loads, but a new blank page does not come up so you can start working on creating a new document. Task bar at top of screen shows Word loaded at Document 1 but the desktop and all its icons are what is showing on the screen.
I uninstalled Word re-installed the program again with a different COA and the result is the same. For some reason XP is just not letting Word bring up a blank page. Nor can you call up another Word document to make any changes.
Is there a way to determine why XP won't let Word open?
Please give me any help or suggestions I can try to solve this riddle?
Thank you so much.

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I need some help getting Word 2000 to load on my XP Pro computer. One day out of the blue, Word decided to stop working. The program loads, but a new blank page does not come up so you can start working on creating a new document. Task bar at top of screen shows Word loaded at Document 1 but the desktop and all its icons are what is showing on the screen.
I uninstalled Word re-installed the program again with a different COA and the result is the same. For some reason XP is just not letting Word bring up a blank page. Nor can you call up another Word document to make any changes.
Is there a way to determine why XP won't let Word open?
Please give me any help or suggestions I can try to solve this riddle?
Thank you so much.

A:Word 2000 suddenly stops working, won't load page

Hi there,
Please try using the "Detect and Repair" feature for Word 2000, if you have not done so already. These are instructions from Microsoft:


Repair Word (Office)
Word can detect and repair problems associated with Setup. This feature uses the Windows Installer to correct problems with missing files and to repair registry settings.
You can use the following methods to repair or reset Word files and values:
Method 1: Use the "Detect and Repair" feature
Method 2: Repair Word in Maintenance Mode Setup
Method 3: Reinstall Word (Office)

Method 1: Use the "Detect and Repair" or "Microsoft Office Diagnostics" feature
Note This method is the least aggressive mode of repair. If this method does not resolve the problem, you may still have to use one of the other methods.
To run the Detect and Repair feature in Word 2003 and in earlier versions of Word, click Detect and Repair on the Help menu in Word. The Detect and Repair feature fixes and repairs Word. All files, registry entries, and optional shortcuts for all Office programs are verified and repaired. If you run Detect and Repair from Word, all other Office programs are also checked. This feature performs only a checksum.
The Detect and Repair feature can also restore the Word program shortcuts on the Start menu. To restore the Word program shortcuts, click Help, click Detect and Repair, and then click to select the Restore my shortcuts while repairing check box.
If Detect and Repair does not correct the prob... Read more

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel Pentium III processor, x86 Family 6 Model 7 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 639 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76308 MB, Free - 66015 MB; F: Total - 305160 MB, Free - 298280 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., Kestrel
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

My word 2000 all of a sudden won't allow me to save. Have tried uninstall/reinstall no help. Also deleeting word data no help. Also searched for recent updates, none since 08/2011

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I'm on Windows XP Pro Before my mic was working perfectly fine, but suddenly it isn't. I tested it using the Sound Recorder on Windows and nothing is being picked up, but I tested it on my laptop and it works fine there.

I looked in device manager and under Other Devices there's a yellow question mark next to Audio Device on High Definition Audio Bus. I have an XFI Sound Card so I uninstalled and reinstalled the drivers, but that didn't help, so then I uninstalled the driver through the device manager, restarted and the driver reinstalled, but it's still the yellow question mark.

A:Mic suddenly stops working

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I'm using a computer built by a local tech guy with a monitor with built in speakers. Recently, the sound stops working in the middle of using the computer. When I reboot it, the sound works again. I read somewhere that flash content takes over the sound system and you have to reboot to get your sound back. Is there any truth to this? And what about Java, which I use for a chat room; can that do the same thing?

A:Sound suddenly stops working!!!

Hi GregCujo, and welcome to TSF.

Flash player is java based anyway so the answer is probably yes.

Try this fix and let us know if it solved your problem.

Update Java
Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update.
First remove the older versions:Download JavaRa and unzip it to your desktop.
Double-click on JavaRa.exe to start the program.
Click on Remove Older Versions to remove the older versions of Java installed on your computer.
Click Yes when prompted. When JavaRa is done, a notice will appear that a logfile has been produced. Click OK.
A logfile will pop up. Please save it to a convenient location.
Now let's download and install the newest version:Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 7.
Click on Windows XP/Vista/2000/2003 Offline and save the downloaded file to your desktop.
Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
Then from your desktop double-click on the download to install the newest version.
Reboot your computer.

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I have a problem for more than 5 months on my computer. It usually happens after a lot of hours of downloading or internet usage. The problem is that when it happens i can't connect to any site on the internet but the applications that connect to the internet work fine. To solve it i usually restart my computer and everything works fine. I am trying to find a solution for much time but i can't fix it. So far i tried: scanning my computer for viruses, closing unknown processes, changing the router. Nothing worked, so, does anyone have any idea?

A:Browsing suddenly stops working

Have you tried emptying your browser's cache every once in a while?

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My HP computer running Windows 7 uses a USB HP mouse that suddenly stopped working. It lights up but won't work. It is a P/N: 5185-2415 REV.A

No error came up when it stopped working it just can't be moved.
I can't left/right click.
It won't install the device when plugged in.
I have tried restarting the computer.

My computer is a Hewlett-Packard Company model p6234f with a Pentium(r) Dual-Core CPU E5400 @ 2.70GHz 2.70GHz with 6 gb of ram using a 64 bit operating system.

A:USB HP Mouse suddenly stops working?

Try a different mouse. That one might have failed.

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I have a laptop running XP home edition and all of the sudden my sound died . I didnt install anything , no updates , nothing . I just shut down my computer and turned it back on one day to find the sound is completely gone . Ive been trying for hours and I cant put my finger on what could possibly be wrong .

If I try connect speakers to the laptop then the speakers make a very loud and obnoxious buzzing sound . My sound card is Realtek AC97 audio . If I go into my hardware properties then it claims that everything is working fine , which is obviously false . Please help

A:sound suddenly stops working .

Do you have the sound drivers, or can you download them from the manufacturer's website? If so, I'd uninstall the sound drivers completely, then re-install them to see if it clears it up.

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Windows Vista

I start the computer and everything works fine. After a few hours my internet connection disappears. The computer says that it is still connected but can't communicate with other sites. Once I restart the computer, it is back in working condition, and loses connection again eventually.

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So my audio suddenly stops while playing Rainbow Six Siege. This has happen before while playing siege and is fixed by restarting siege and Uplay and only effects the game and nothing else. This time, everything that involves audio just stops working. Everything has been fine up until now.

I've tried doing system restores, uninstalling and installing the newest driver of the Realtek HD Audio Driver from Asus' website, made sure that the drivers were alright via Device Manager, removed any external drives, and checked for loose cables. Nothing worked so I tried using different headphones, but that did not fix it. Both headphones work when tested through my phone. BIOS has HD Audio enabled. I tried plugging my headphones into the rear jack and I got sound but there was a lot of "static" or "robotic sound" coming through them and the quality was horrible thus driving me to the conclusion that something went wrong with the front panel audio or my headphones are not being detected.

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I was just surfing the web and suddenly my internet stopped working. I was downloading something from megaupload but i don't think that's the problem because i've been downloading from megaupload for the past few days..

I tried restarting my router twice but nothing has happened. I am now using another laptop in the house which uses an internal wireless card to connect to the router and everything is fine. My laptop that has no internet now uses a netgear wireless adapter to connect to the router, but i dont think my adapter is the problem either.

I checked my event viewer and under application there is a warning event ID 1517 NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM something about an application was still using the registry during log off. i researched this and some people recommended downloading UPH cleaner..i downloaded it and ran it, but my internet still does not work. Although, after i ran it, under application, it said

"The following handles in user profile hive .... ......... have been remapped because they were preventing the profile from unloading successfully:

svchost.exe (1024)

I've had no problems shutting down and logging on..i dont know what's going on! please help!

A:Internet Suddenly Stops Working

Hi xstarsunx, Welcome to BC.That site, megaupload, isn't that kind of like a P2P site? I don't really know, I gave it a look and it seems that anyone can upload and download just about anything there.You may well have polluted your system there. I would suggest that you do the 'copy' thing to this post then dash over here --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/ Don't post any kind of logs there unless one of the HJT Team members or a Moderator asks you for something. There's a good chance that you've infected your PC by using that site.Good Luck.Wendy

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I have an Acer Aspire One D250 with a synaptics touchpad bought on March 20th which hasn't given me any problems till 3 days ago.

Friday, when I turned the computer on, the touchpad wasn't working. I tried Fn+F7 and nothing. The usual synaptics animated icon wasn't beside the clock. I went to the control panel>mouse>device settings and no device was listed there, while all the options were greyed out. I went to system>device manager and no "Mouse and other pointing devices" was listed. I went to Acer.pt (I'm from portugal) and downloaded the driver and installed it. The instalation went without problems and when I restarted the computer, the touchpad was still not working and nothing was listed on the device manager.

I called the Acer support line and the told me to restore the OS. I spent friday doing backups and I reinstalled Windows XP from Acer eRecovery Management. After all that, the touchpad wasn't working still.

Saturday was spent going to the store where I bought the netbook and trying to find a solution. Just as when I was going to give the netbook to warranty, a guy turned the computer on and the touchpad was magically working again.

I went home, all happy and warm and fuzzy inside.

Today, when I was copying my backups to the netbook again, I hit "cancel", and the icon next to the clock disappered and the touchpad stoped working again. Went to check, and nothing was listed on the device manager or on contro... Read more

A:Touchpad suddenly stops working

If the Acer Factory Restore failed to fix it and it intermittently comes and goes its likely a hardware issue. I'd be contacting Acer again and sending the unit in for warranty service.

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Hi guys,everyday when I open my laptop my USB mouse works for a few mins then suddenly stops workingCan anyone please tell me how to fix this?

A:Mouse suddenly stops working!!!!!

Hi there ... Does the Mouse work in a different port or another Computer ? Have you tried other Devices in your USB ports do they work .. Also what is the Model Number of your Laptop .. And what antivirus are you using ?

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One day before school, the keyboard was working, after I come back from school, boot up XP, and the keyboard doesn't work anymore. I noticed that the keyboard works on the BIOS, but once booting XP, stops working. I am running on Windows XP that I just installed on my slave drive to get this post though. My computer specs:
Intel Celeron 1.7GHz
512+256MB of RAM
60GB Master
10GB Slave
eMachines Keyboard (PS/2)
Compaq Optical USB Mouse

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Hi DeltaStrikeZeta and welcome to TSF !

So the same keyboard works with another installation of XP on the same computer ?

Does another keyboard work better ? Does a usb keyboard work ?

Were there some updates pending to be installed when you turned the computer off ? Had you installed anything new during the last session ?

Try booting on the installation that doesn't work and repeatedly pressing the F8 key. Can you get to the advanced options menu ? If so try "last known good configuration" and see if it helps.

Does your XP pro install CD have SP2 integrated ?

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A Word 2000 doc file I'm working on has, for some reason, came up with multiple styles on the pages, and I have NO idea why / how it became this way
Is there any way to make the pages 'normal' again, should I just put up with it & hope for the best, or print the text out (7+ pages) then retype the whole thing
Here's how the first page of the .doc go's by paragraph (But in at least one place the text varies between normal, and Body Text 2--whatever that is--in one line) according to the styles box:
Normal (web)
Body Text
HTML Preformat
Body Text 2
Body Text

A:A Word 2000 .doc has suddenly developed multiple styles. Why?

Hi Gary.

Tools-Autocorrect, Autoformat as you type tab. Take all checkmarks out of the top and bottom sections. Set the middle section options as you like.

Now, hit ctrl-a and choose the normal style. It should change the entire document to the normal style.

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Hello all,

This is my first post here so with any luck, somebody will have to help me. Here's the problem. I start up Windows XP, I open "My Computer" and three devices are listed under the Devices with Removable Storage category: Floppy Drive, CD Drive, and DVD drive. So, I open up the drive and put a DVD in it. Close and then nothing happens (just two days ago, the same disc would autoplay and Windows would ask me what program I would like to use to play the content). The Busy light on the drive stays on and eventually, the drive disappears from those listed in "My Computer."

I reset, go into Windows XP (oh, the drive is detected and correctly identified by the BIOS) and open up "My Computer" again. However, this time I also open up Device Manager and go to my DVD drive (which is a BTC BDV316B). The device status is described as: "This device is working properly." I open it up put a disc in and close. And then suddenly, the device status changes to a Code 45 error (This device is not connected). I power down, note the data or power cable are already securely attached, give them an extra little push and restart. Go into Windows, same story.

In Event Viewer, I got these error message:
Event ID: 9
Source: atapi
Description: The device, \Device\Ide\IdePort1, did not respond within the timeout period.

Event ID: 12
Source: PlugPlayManager
The device 'BDV316B' (IDE\CdRomBDV316B________________________________... Read more

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Hi, guys, I'm the newbie from the Philippines. I'm really worried about my USB Flash Drive. I've had it for 5 months now, and I use it on a lot of computers, whether they're Windows 2000/XP, and it always worked well.

Just 2 hours ago, I plugged it into one computer and it worked well. But a few minutes afterwards, when I plugged it into another computer, it wouldn't light up. I plugged it into other computers, including mine, afterwards, and none of the computers read it.

My roommate's USB Flash Drive, however, worked in the computers I plugged my flash drive in.

Does this indicate that I'd have to buy another USB Flash Drive? Is this the work of a virus or just plain stupidity in my part?

Please help me.

A:USB Flash Drive suddenly stops working

if its any help

By the way, if its any help, my USB Flash Drive is 128 MB, Canon, Transcend, 2.0

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Specs: DELL XPS M1530, 4 GB RAM, Running WInodws 7 Home. At random times my keyboard will stop working on my laptop. I went into device manager and there are no yellow marks. Only thing that gets it back is either a reboot, or to press the power button for a second and wait for it to sleep, and then press it again to reawaken it.  I have no viruses, walmare, or any other crapware. I have no windows 7 dvd yet- even though they said it was shipped. Any ideas? Should I uninstall a keyboard driver from the device manager?

A:Keyboard suddenly & randomly stops working

I haven't tried an external keyboard, but I uninstalled the driver, rebooted, windows automatically installed it and rebooted again. So far so good, but I guess I really won't know for a few more days. So far so good though.

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I have a  lenovo thinkcentre M800, running windows 10 Pro. the keyboard which came with this machine suddenly stopped working.initially the PC would'nt boot while this keyboard was attached to it & would get stuck on lenovo logo upon boot, the PC will boot perfectly only when i disconnect the keyboard, while this same keyboard works on other windows 10 Pc's and other keyboards work on my machine. i tried uninstalling  keyboard device from device manager but did'nt work. kindly please suggest. PC - lenovo Thinkcenter - M800Core i5, 8GB RAM, Windows 10 Pro Keyboard Model No - SK-8825 (L) RegardsSkorpinok.

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Win2000. Built on sound card. Works for a time then stops. Have to reboot to enable again. Any idea?

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ok, i'll make this short, my friend accidently unplugged my external Western Digital 1TB HDD drive from my laptop while I was using it, as well as knocking out the power cord simultaneously. i dont recall actually using anything on the drive or transferring files to/from at the time this happened. But in any case, i plugged it back in and it just wouldnt let me read from it anymore in Computer. The drive's icon was still there but wouldnt let me open it in either Explorer, Total Commander, or Directory Opus. Explorer froze up several times and i had to kill the process. and a few other apps i started attempted to access something on the drive and froze when they couldnt do so. I then removed the drive when Safe Eject failed to work. after plugging it back in the drive's icon disapeared from Explorer entirely. I also noticed that the driver for the drive disappeared from Device Manager, whereas it was there before.

I have tried plugging it into several other PCs, with varying results. In any case I can sometimes view the folders/files in this situation, and can sometimes open them. But at other times i cant. and even when i can the drive takes an unusually long time to respond.

I have also tried booting into a Live Linux distribution from USB key and then plugging in the drive, and then attempting to copy them over to another external HDD that i also have plugged in. But the drive access is extremely slow and it often freezes up in the middle of trying to copy. This is unusu... Read more

A:External HDD Suddenly Stops Working (Well, Sort Of)...................

Did the drive itself suffer any physical shock during the accident? Did it fall off the table?

Obviously it might be failing, but I could imagine that there was somehow physical damage to the USB cable or socket on the drive's enclosure, possibly even the AC adapter (unlikely if the drive is spinning and getting power just fine).

I'm not sure what to suggest that you haven't tried already, but perhaps a run with TestDisk will shed more light on things: Regain a lost drive using Test Disk - An Illustrated Guide

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I am watching a youtube video and the volume would stop working.. So, I would have to refresh the youtube video and get back to the part I left off, and it's very annoying and i'm wasting my monthly usage.

Also, I would on iTunes and same problem.. after 1-2 minutes of audio, it would suddenly stop working.

When I am playing a video from Windows media player, i would get an error message that says "An audio device was disconnected or reconfigured. Verify that the audio device is connected, and then try to play the item again".

I tried restarting my computer and it didn't help, my speakers/audio have been working fine for the past year until a couple days ago :S

A:My sound on computer suddenly stops working, please help

What is the audio chipset status in Device Manager when the problem occurs? If the audio chipset if greyed out or not listed, there is a hardware fault.

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A few days ago file sharing (local: Windows 8.1, remote: Windows XP) suddenly stopped working. There is no error information.
Disabling antivirus program makes no difference. 8.1 does not have group policies. My IPv4 properties have file sharing enabled. I have also tried to disable sharing on the C drive and enable it again on the remote (Windows XP) computer.
Both computers are on the same home network and have different names and IP addresses.
Similar to bug https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/66479445-9834-485a-a6db-fa082242dfb3/file-and-printer-sharing-to-enable-does-not-work-anymore?forum=win10itpronetworking, which received no useful answer. The questioner GAVE UP.

Does Microsoft know how to use its own products? Why do its answers usually not work? Seriously.

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Since yesterday, my monitor and audio suddenly stops receiving signals from my computer randomly.
I was forced to reboot my computer after waiting for 20 minutes. After I reboot, it works fine for a while, then my computer monitor and audio stops working again, and I tried a few more times with plug tweaks and other minor changes, but monitor and audio still stops working at random times.
Please help, I use this computer for work. Thanks in advance.

A:Monitor and audio suddenly stops working

Does the computer do this when you are using it or when it's just sitting idle?

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I currently have a HP pavilion tx2520ae laptop and now and again whilst im am working on it i suddenly get the message 'synaptics touchpad has stopped working with two options saying : close and check for a problem online and close', after this message appears the touchpad still works, however the scroll bar for the laptop does not, this is an inconvenience as i do alot of my school portfolios on my laptop, some of which are nearly 100 pages long and i am constantly editing it, so i need the scroll bar to save me time and effort.

When i restart the laptop however this problem is corrected, but after a while it appears again and constantly restarting the laptop every 10 minutes is just too much effort to waste on fixing a simple scroll bar.

When the message appeared, I had tried to go onto the mouse options on the control pannel and i got an error message saying 'unable to connect to the synaptics pointing device driver. if you have installed another PS/2 pointing driver please unistall the synaptics driver by clicking on the yes button. you then need to reinstall your pointing divce driver for your external device again.
Do you want to unistall the synaptics driver now?'

I have not installed any PS/2 pointing drivers but I decided to try and reinstall it again just to be sure but when I reinstalled it i had to restart my computer and when i came back on it was working fine... for a while. The message appeared again and reinstalling it was just a comp... Read more

A:synaptics touchpad suddenly stops working

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All of a sudden many of my programs either won't launch or stops working right after launch.
I have googled for a long time on this matter, but I'm no wiser.
I have no "reset" point that can fix this, and I have tried "sfc /scannow" (without having a clue what it does). After the sfc /scannow, the command prompt message said I had some corrupt files, and not all of them could be fixed automatically.

Does anyone know what can cause several programs to stop working all of a sudden, and what can possibly fix it?
(Without re-installing Win 8 of course)



A:Several programs suddenly won't launch or stops working

In the elevated command prompt type
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Then run the sfc /scannow again and reboot when finished

The sfc command repairs corrupt system files and the dism command repairs windows components.

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I have a HDX16 laptop running windows 7. The battery is a year and a few months old, and yesterday was giving me at least 50 min of battery life. However today, it wont hold a charge at all and my computer shuts down completely whenever the power supply is interrupted for a millisecond. I ask because this is the second time a battery has suddenly stopped working on me and I am wondering if there is a reason for this. I tried to check the battery condition by hitting esc + f2 when my computer starts up, but there is no battery check option. Any explanation or advice would be greatly appreciated Thanks for your time. 

A:Battery suddenly stops working - computer shuts off despite ...

Hey Aitchpk,  I'm sorry you're having a battery issue. I would suggest running a battery check using HP Support Assistant if you have it installed on your computer.  You could also try using this standalone Battery Check. Do you have any issues like this if you operate the computer without the battery and just have the power cord plugged in?

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I'm running windows vista, with the standard realtek HD audio.
I was playing music and all the sudden it just..stopped playing. Everything is connected securely, and my speakers work if i use the front jack, but the rear jack has stopped working. I need that rear jack, and I'm wondering if its something that can be fixed by a simple driver download, or if i need to buy a brand new audio card.

Driver version:

All the connections are secure

A:Rear audio jack suddenly stops working.

Bump - Anyone have a possible solution?

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You all know that this laptop is a gaming laptop right? So I was playing PES2017, but my keyboard seemed like it stopped working. And a player inside the game began to run to the direction which is an arrow key I pressed lastly. So I couldn't do anything, I turned my laptop off by pressing a power button and I turned it back on. And guess whatWoooooooow, it worked, but whenever I try to play games, after about 10 minutes my keyboard suddenlt stops working.OMG! Plz help me

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Hi. So, about 3 days ago, before I left on a small vacation, my computer was working fine as usual. After 3 days, my computer has completely stopped working. When I turned my computer on, I heard a loud fan noise, which was an unfamiliar sound, because my computer is very silent. My monitor was also not working for some reason. I opened the computer up and took a look at the video card. I noticed that the fan on the video card was running at an extremely high speed. So, I pulled it out and noticed that it was very hot. So, I tried using the video plugin on the motherboard for the time being, but it did not work. (This was also the first time I ever tried using the motherboard's video card, so I'm not sure if the motherboard problem or not). I also tried using my brother's monitor, but it did not work. So, I replaced the current video card with an older video card I had in storage. However, this video card also started running extremely fast. It had never made that sound before on my previous computer. What is wrong with my computer? The GPU was a MSI R5770 Hawk Radeon HD 5770 1GB. My motherboard brand is an ASUS M5A88-V EVO AM3+.

A:Computer suddenly stops working(Video Card)

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As the title says, my wireless internet access has very suddenly stopped working. The last time I used it, sometime last night maybe 10 hours ago it was working fine. This morning I wake up and it simply won't work. The only thing I did was turn my computer off before going to bed and it had been off until this morning when I turned it on and it wouldn't work. The thing that confuses me the most about this is from the moment it was working to the moment it wasn't working, I'm 99% sure it was completely powered down that whole time.

I've restarted and rebooted every piece of hardware multiple times already. From what I can tell, the problem appears to be with my computer only, since no one else or any other computer in my house appears to be affected.

Inspiron 1525 running Windows 7 64 bit

Some other facts:

I can connect to the internet perfectly if I plug in with an ethernet cable.
I can connect to my router and access its firmware, and can see my computer as connected to the router.
Other laptops have no problem connecting wirelessly to the internet on the same wireless network.

Wireless adapter: Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-card
Wireless adapter driver version:
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-24-2B-34-AA-EA
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
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A:Wireless Internet access suddenly stops working

Do you have a LAN connection icon in the taskbar notifications? Right click on it and troubleshoot it. Windows 7 might be able to repair the connection. If you don't have an icon in the taskbar, go to the Control Panel.

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I have searched the forums for this problem and I have found a few threads talking about no video being displayed from the PCIe and having to resort to onboard graphics.

My problem is almost identical except for one detail. When I have something plugged into my PCIe slot my comp won't boot and it just "ticks" at me. The "ticks" sound like memory check ticks you normaly hear at boot but they dont stop and it never tries to boot. Any ideas?

System equipment:

Windows Vista 32 bit
AMD Athlon 64 processor 3599+ 2.20 ghz
4 gig dual channel RAM
Geforce 8600 GT

A:PCIe Video card suddenly stops working

what about your power supply,the recommended power supply is a minimum requirement of 350w and 22 Amps.

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- Brand; program; version and build. If Service Packs are installed, mention these too.I have an adaptec gamebridge 1410 with Intervideo Home Video
- If the program produces an error, either upload a screenshot of the error message (ALT+PrtScrn), or literally quote the error in your post at the forum (Preferred). No error messages at all, I will go into detail below


- Brand and model of the hardware the driver is supposed to work with.Adaptec Gamebridge 1410

Essentially, I use Adaptec Gamebridge and the program It came with (Intervideo home video) to play my video games on my computer as if it were a TV. I also capture the video game play with it. I bought this computer, a dell xps 720 with windows sp2, upgraded to service pack 3 today. The gamebridge came days after the computer and it worked perfectly without a hitch for 4 months. Then I went away for the summer to work, and I didn't touch the computer for almost 3 months. I come back and have some time, so i try to play some video games, however, the Intervideo's display screen doesn't work at all. I hear sounds as I try to play Gears of War on my xbox, and sounds also record, but it doesn't display any video. The screen is just black. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the software and drivers, and even restored my computer to times when I knew it still worked, but always the same problem. It's like my computer is blocking all video input from devices! I am trying right n... Read more

A:Video Capture Card- suddenly stops working

And after uninstalling directx and the other programs again, it still does the exact same thing. What the heck could be going on???

And now I know why none of this worked. It's the xbox or the line connecting it to the computer. I trie dplaying the xbox on tv and I get the same darn problem. Sorry guys.

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I'm new to this forum, and joined because I got a problem that really sucks;
I was watching a movie one night, then when I'm going to bed I hit the sleep button on both my computers.
The day after I go away from home for some days, then I got back today. I pressed the Enter button on both computers, they start up without any problems.

But when I login to the one I use most of the time, I notice that Firefox wont work, there is no error, actually, it starts but nothing happens, its just blank, it says "Done" in the bottom left corner, but it is nothing in the Firefox window.

And when I close FF I get a error;

"Firefox has stopped working
1.Check online for a solution and close the program
2.Close the program"

If I chose the 1st option I get this message "The exception enknown software exception (0xc0000005) occurred in the application at location 0x02ff8cf0.

Click on OK to terminate the program."

Then I tried IE (32x), same thing there, so I try IE 64x, it worked.
Also I tried to restart my switch, ping some webpages, release / renew IP.
There was no difference. I also tried System Restore, but I could only restore to about 15 minutes back in time, wich was when I turned on my comuter today. And it didnt help.
Then I tried to start some games to see if it worked, first Peggle Deluxe, that worked fine. Then WoW, that did not work fine at all. The first thing that is wrong is that when I start WoW the launcher says "Cann... Read more

A:All my 32x programs suddenly stops working, I have vista business 64x.

Have you checked if any updates that could've conflicted with this problem, were installed, prior to sleeping them?

Or, did you install any program that changes the registry, prior to sleeping them?

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A Lenovo laptop with Win 7 x64 after working fine for a year suddenly start to have the following problem.
User at random cases but very often -appr. once per day- is not able to open a file or folder by double clicking or single click + enter key.

What it works for him is single click, right click + open.
In order to start again working I have to open Task Mgr and kill windows explorer process then start it again.
No incidents in Event Viewer.
No new Software/App installed.
No new MS Updates instaled.
Note that double click doesn't work on USB mouse nor on touch-pad. The same goes for Enter key, doesn't work on USB keyboard nor on Laptop's Keyboard.
The laptop had a multi printer attached via USB and user claims that this happened usually after scanning.
I removed the printer for a day and he still got the same problem.
Any suggestions?

Thanks for your time!

A:Double Click or Enter key suddenly stops working.

We need some steps and your feedback to troubleshoot the issue.
If you have spare time, please have a try and give us the feedback so that we could provide further help.
About your problem:
Yes, If the registry was messed up for the mouse this means that the problem will show up all the time.
No, you needn't change it to single-click.
process monitor is used during the whole process of the issue occuring. Otherwise, we can't trace any clue.
So we recommend you use some simple method to troubleshoot, update the driver, clean boot etc.
Karen Hu
TechNet Community Support

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Suddeen stop of machine. Same problem after restarting the system, even after the hard reboot. Works for 5min and suddenly gets stuck.

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When sniffing around my system in "Credential Manager", I found an unknown set of credentials known as "virtualapp/didlogical" which after a vague research, I deleted. CHECK THIS OUT...

Attachment 62236

After I deleted it, I finished my work and shut down my machine. A few hours later I went to login to my laptop using the same login credentials i've used since system setup....I COULDN'T LOGIN!!

After a tiny shart, I had the wherewithall to google "lost Win 8 passward" and found https://account.live.com/password/reset to reset my password. During login I was able to click on the wifi icon (bottom left) and connect to the internet and presumably my computer updated my new password via Microsoft's Server, and I logged in with the new password.

This. Is. Baffling.

And whats weirder...Once I fired up my computer and went to Credentials Manager again, the mysterious "virtualapp/didlogical" was back.

1. Why is my personal login connected to this weird "domain-like" service? My PW should be stored on my local machine NOT a Microsoft Server. This isn't a corporate environment where my personal login password is supposed to somehow be corporate knowledge.

2. How did this mysterious credential get recreated without my consent!!



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You all know that this laptop is a gaming laptop right? So I was playing PES2017, but my keyboard seemed like it stopped working. And a player inside the game began to run to the direction which is an arrow key I pressed lastly. So I couldn't do anything, I turned my laptop off by pressing a power button and I turned it back on. And guess whatWoooooooow, it worked, but whenever I try to play games, after about 10 minutes my keyboard suddenlt stops working.OMG! Plz help me

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Problem began when Word 2000 loaded only the tool bar but no file text. Later when a text file was chosen to load the Word 2000 logo appeared but nothing more. Now when a text file is chosen a fatal exception message appears and then a message stating that resources are dangerously low. All other programs work flawlessly, e.g. Encarta, Quicken, internet access, MS Works, etc. Hard drive has 75% of capacity remaining. Memory is 128 mb.

Already installed is Norton SystemWorks 2003.

Any help is greatly appreciated.


email address is [email protected]

A:Word 2000 won't load

Hi Len
Welcome to TSG

Search your pc for a file called "normal.dot" - delete it.
It is the standard Word template and it will recreate itself next launch (a mucked up 'normal' can cause all kinds of grief)

Failing that, can you reinstall Word (using Cd and repair or reinstall feature) ?

does this happen with any other apps?
does this happen with all Word shortcuts ... try launching from Word in the program folder (sometimes the shortcuts get messed up in Office)
can you launch Word by accessing an existing Word (.doc file) file?

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Hi,I have a Yoga S730, itusually works fine, but from time to time, and suddenly, the keyboard stops working. Anybody else having the same issue? Any solution?Thanks!

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For the past few weeks I've been having this problem, the internet works fine and suddenly stops opening pages and disconnects me from any game I'm playing but it still says that it's connected.

This happens maybe 10 times a day and when it does happen, I run the 'Diagnose' on LAN adapter and it always finds the problem in default gateway ''Default Gateway Not Available'' and it says 'Fixed' but it happens again all the time.

I tried setting up static IP address, updating network drivers, running the program called '6to4remover' and some other things that I found on this site and none of them helped, the problem still persists.

I also called my ISP and they said that everything is alright at their end and that the connection is working as intended.

Here's the ipconfig/all if it helps.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : H-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : h1telekom.hr

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : h1telekom.hr
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Qualcomm Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-15-AF... Read more

A:Internet suddenly stops working, problem with default gateway.

It appears that you are connected to your local network using a wired and a wireless connection.

Maybe you should disable the wireless connection and see how things work for you.

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Hello There

My word 2000 has been working great until recently everytime I open word to start a document I would find the following messages as below:
WINWORD caused an invalid page fault in
module VBE6.DLL at 015f:650d6d0b.
EAX=00000000 CS=015f EIP=650d6d0b EFLGS=00010206
EBX=0045b2ac SS=0167 ESP=0062ded4 EBP=0062e150
ECX=00000438 DS=0167 ESI=00463044 FS=45f7
EDX=0044c918 ES=0167 EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
89 1c b8 5f 5e 5b c2 08 00 83 ec 28 53 55 56 57
Stack dump:
00000000 0062e178 0062e60c 650533cb 0062e178 00000000 00000438 00000000 0062df28 65040f68 0062df00 00000000 0062df90 0062dfa8 0062df10 00000000

I have tested Excel, Access and frontpage which all appear to be working alright, I have ran the repair which had no affect I am at a loss as to what I should do now, any further suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

System: MSWindow 98
IBM Aptiva
AMD-K6(tm) 3D processor
128mb Ram

Thank you


A:Word 2000 Invalid page


If you are running Norton AntiVirus (NAV), or Norton SystemWorks, which incorporates NAV, there may be a conflict between the so-called Norton AntiVirus plug-in for Microsoft Office and another third party add-in that you have installed. Typically, you may get the error message: “Error VBE6.DLL”.

It is actually a very good idea to disable the NAV plug-in for Office in any case, as it confers no real benefit and it slows Word down. Click here for details of how to disable it.Click to expand...

Good luck,

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I typed a letter in word 2000. I'm not sure what I did, but now when ever I try to start a new .doc, the letter is the default. So, in order to type something new, I have to delete the old letter to get a blank page. This is driving me nuts. Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Word 2000; can't get a blank page

Rename your normal.dot file in accordance with Step 3 of Word Troubleshooting at www.theofficeexperts.com/word.htm

That's all you need to do.

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I'm writing a thesis that includes a cover page, table of contents, and abstract. I have set up the page numbering so that the cover page is page 0 and that does not appear on the cover page. So my table of contents begins at page 1, my abstract at page 2, and the body of my paper on page 3. I would like the ToC and abstract to be i and ii, respectively, so the paper starts on page 1. Is this possible?


A:Word 2000- Page Numbering

Aye it is if you use section breaks. Add a section break after the page you want to have the roman numerals. Then go into your header and footer for section 2 and turn off "link to previous" on the toolbar. Now go to section 1's footer and change it to roman numerals via the "Format page number" icon on the toolbar.

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