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Having trouble with BIOS Auto On Time

Q: Having trouble with BIOS Auto On Time

Hi
I have a Precision Workstation T3620 Mini Tower and I used Auto On Time in the BIOS settings to set an automatic daily start time. This has been working fine for months, but all of a sudden it has stopped turning on. The settings in the BIOS hasn't changed, for example:
BIOS -> Power Management -> Auto On Time ( 07:00, Weekdays)
Windows update is turned off, not that this should effect the BIOS.
Anyone any ideas? Thanks in advance

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Hello all!
I'm new here! I have a strange problem!
As I go to the bios menu using F2 key on my laptop (n5110), I see that the time is stuck on aa.aa.aa and doesn't change. it doesn't matter if I shut down and restart the laptop; the time is stuck on aa.aa.aa.
Whenever I login to the windows (win 7 ultimate 64bit), it starts with aa.aa.aa and the time goes on automatically in windows till I shut down the laptop. Then again when I start my laptop, both bios and windows time are aa.aa.aa.
When I update the time in windows by internet or change the time manually in windows time, both windows and bios time are updated to bb.bb.bb. in such a situation, then again the time on windows will be OK till I restart the laptop. while restarting, I see that bios time is set to bb.bb.bb and the windows again starts with bb.bb.bb .
As the bios version is the latest one and I cant re-flash the bios firmware, I'm really confused what can I do to solve this problem. I cant find any useful answer in forums on the net.
I should clarify that:
- I think that changing the bios battery couldn't work!
- The laptop is almost always plugged-in.
Do you have any Idea?
Thanks.

A:Bios Time is Frozen; Bios time is STUCK!

Hi ahmad,Thanks for posting.The CMOS battery does not get charged by the computer being plugged in, and only lasts about 5 years, so it's a good possibliity that since this computer is as old as it is, needs a new one.  Try changing the battery, they're very inexpensive and can be purchased at the dollar stores.  Here's a video: http://dell.to/2xB6Ctland the manual: http://dell.to/2xAR3St

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I recently removed malware from my computer, but I think some of the damage that it did still remains. From time to time my downloads and such will fail to save to my computer, saying that I need Administrative privileges to do that or something like that. It shows up very often when I have iTunes open (as iTunes saves my library regularly.) At first it didn't bother me, but it's getting rather annoying. I'm sure it has something to do with the registry but I don't know what to do. If anyone could help that'd be nice.
 

A:Trouble saving files from time to time.

Dear Razorcane,
Do you have the log files of the "removed malware"? Recently we discussed about one member removing >250 "infections" which turned out be 3rd party cookies(just kidding!). i am absolutely serious here! Did they infect the REGISTRY? What anti-malware,spyware tools did you use? which AV is on your system? These may help my more knowledgeable friends here to help you out! BEST WISHES!
 

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I just replaced my laptop motheboard. With the new motherboard, time always reset after shutdown, and sometimes the little internet icon in the bottom right corner would be invisible. So i upgraded my bios, and still have same problem. I have a LENOVO G470 with InsydeH2O BIOS. I have an image of the bios attached. Also, the bios can read the HDD.

A:BIOS showing invalid info, time resets every time shut down.

Did you install a CMOS battery? Is it new or used?
Check the Time zone, make sure it's correct.

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Dear all,

I spilt some water on my laptop a few days ago but fortunately it's completely dried out and working perfectly.... apart from this minor (but important) issue. I would appreciate your help.

Problem: the system time does not stay correct. Even after manually updating the BIOS time and also even after manually syncing it with the various servers available under the time options.

Fix: set the internet time sync interval to every minute rather than its default setting? How do I do this?

Much appreciated.

P.S. This couldn't be a CMOS battery issue surely because even when the system is on and plugged in the system time still deviates from correct. (I assume the CMOS battery is only used when the system is powered off.) If I need it replaced, how does that sit with my Dell hardware warranty?

A:System Time not kept correctly after having manually changed BIOS time

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dell1545


Dear all,

I spilt some water on my laptop a few days ago but fortunately it's completely dried out and working perfectly.... apart from this minor (but important) issue. I would appreciate your help.

Problem: the system time does not stay correct. Even after manually updating the BIOS time and also even after manually syncing it with the various servers available under the time options.

Fix: set the internet time sync interval to every minute rather than its default setting? How do I do this?

Much appreciated.

P.S. This couldn't be a CMOS battery issue surely because even when the system is on and plugged in the system time still deviates from correct. (I assume the CMOS battery is only used when the system is powered off.) If I need it replaced, how does that sit with my Dell hardware warranty?


For right now, lets just try to update your time. To do this, click on the clock in the bottom right. Then, click on change date and time settings. In the window that comes up, go to the top and click on the tab titled Internet Time. Then, click on change settings. Click on update now in the windows that pops up.

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Steps taken:

-Fresh install (From factory recovery partition) of windows 7, fully updated and drivers installed.

-CMOS Battery Replaced (&Tested with voltmeter)

-Bios Flashed & updated

-windows time service is disabled via services.msc

-"synchronize with timer server" unchecked in advanced time settings.

Further information

BIOS time resets to 01/01/2009 00:00:00 when windows time is updated/changed manually. If windows time is not changed manually, bios time remains accurate.

Upon restart after windows time change, and directly entering bios, the date and time aboved is what the bios time is set to.

Recurring problem

A:BIOS Time Resets if and only if windows time is changed

Hope someone has a better idea, but the first thing I thought of is damage occurred when flashing the bios. I recommend not doing that merely as an update unless a problem is present.

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hii guys,

i am facing a rather weird problem with win 7 64 bits ultimate edition

even after disabling the Back Ground Intelligent Service it keeps on restarting
automatically from time to time and hogs my bandwidth by downloading something through svhost process

i believe BITS is related to windows update so i disabled windows updates, still its restarting

can MSE be its cause and if yes how to stop this??

A:"BITS" services auto starting from time to time

I'm not sure about this, but if you run Services and look at it, it might be set up for Automatic. If it is, try setting it to Manual. Some of the other members may know more about this than I do.

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On BIOS 1.88 have fix description:= = =[Problem fixes]
- Fixed an issue that system no VGA output when install Ultra Dock with 4K monitor.= = = My L540 laptop with Ultra Dock without 4K monitor ( just plug an LCD 1440*900 monitor), it will always hang on first BIOS Post(after Windows normal shutdown), force shutdown, power up again. it can normally boot. Does the latest 1.89 BIOS have the same situation? I can not update due to it no way to rollback old version BIOS.= = =[Important updates]
- Update includes a security fix.
(Note)If the UEFI BIOS has been updated to 1.89 or higher,
it is no longer able to roll back to the version before 1.89
for security improvement.= = = HPBird

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So recently I purchased a Galaxy GTX 460 768MB video card. I was previously using a BFG Tech GTX 275. When I first installed the GPU I was on an ASUS P5B Deluxe WiFI Edition motherboard. I am now on an ASRock P64 Extreme4 motherboard. I mention the old mobo because the problem has been the same regardless. So I link the issue to the GPU.

Anywho, the new Galaxy card on boot, displays it's own Bios information before the mobo Bios page shows up. It's actually the first thing I see on my monitor. It just simply displays Galaxy Bios version (etc. etc. etc). It doesn't last for more than 3-4 seconds, but I personally feel it's an unnecessary delay. Especially since I'm so adamant about computer efficiency and I try to get my boot up times as fast as possible. Just a personal hobby I enjoy! So I was curious if there is a way to disable this initial Bios screen? I did many google searches and couldn't find the problem to a a perfect description. Some people did mention that it has to do with a motherboard conflict, but that's why I mentioned bother motherboards. One was old, and the one I'm on now is brand new. I've never purchased a Galaxy card until now, so I'm curious if it's unique to their brand? I've never updated Bios on a video card before and I'm not sure if it'd cure the problem either. Anyone familiar with this situation? Thank you!

Edit: I'll take a picture of the Bios screen and post it quick. I just thought about doing it, but I typed this entire message and I can't ... Read more

A:GPU Bios showing up before Mobo BIOS (slowing boot up time)

It will still have to do it's thing...even if you manage to make it disappear....I have had systems in the past that has done that same thing...if speed is what your after a SSD will do more for that.

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i have set my bios administrator password from long time and iforget it and now i tried to update my bios and there is no change i need some help     my device is : dell inspiron 5520 and the problem with administrator bios password

A:i have set my bios administrator password from long time and iforget it and now i tried to update my bios and there is no change i need some help my device is : dell inspiron 5520 and the problem with administrator bios password

You need to place a voice call to Dell support --- they'll provide you an unlock key upon validation of ownership.

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Hi My CD-RW(E) drive and my DVD-RAM drive(F) wont open automatically when I put in a disc.
They will open if I go to my compute and click on them to open. I'm guessing here but could my Auto Run be disabled and if that is the case could someone please tell me how to enable it please.
Thank you genie
 

A:Solved: Auto Run trouble?

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I had to re-install windows XP on one of my computers due to various problems. I got most things up and running but somewhere along the line I set something that causes windows XP to try and log me in automatically. This wouldn't be a problem except it has the wrong username and pass. So everytime I start the computer, it gives me an error that says log-in is incorrect. I tried enabling the welcome screen but then I can't get in Windows at all because it gives me the error behind the welcome screen.

So my question is how do I disable the auto log-in? I've tried changing a few settings on run/control userpasswords2 but I guess I didn't do it right.

A:Auto Login trouble

Boot up into safe mode (tap F8 as the computer is posting until you see a menu) and just go into windows and change it there.

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I'm a new member....i think if you look at my name you will see i am not an expert when it comes to computers.....

I have a windows vista lap top....up to a few days ago, i was using ie8....i received an auto download message from microsoft....and agreed to the download....it was a package of 5 different downloads that took a while to complete. So i went on to other business....

It turns out, one of the five items was an installation of internet explorer 9.....when i saw that, i immediately tried to uninstall....after an hour of trying without success....i got in touch with a certified microsoft company....they told me they could fix the problem....well, after 2 days they couldn't....it turns out, the auto dowload ie9 was corrupt....

I called microsoft and they told me they could fix it, but it would cost $99!

I wonder if anyone else received a similar auto dowload on 2/21????

Or if anyone knows how to fix????

Thanks for your help....
 

A:Ie9 auto download trouble

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Hi,

I've got an Acer Model As5742 Laptop with an i5 480M processor and 8 GB of good Ram. I'm running Win 7 Pro 64 Bit. It's only about 5 months old and this started about a month ago. I have no other problems. IE: Blue Screens or Lockups or anything, just the Bios clock changes to a random date and time after every restart. I replaced the Bios battery twice and it only effects the chore of having to reset the time in Windows every time I boot.

I'm going to send it to Acer to be repaired within a week or two, but maybe it's not a bad timing mechanism in the motherboard and one of you people have a correct solution to it. Which will save me the trouble of sending it in for a motherboard replacement.

I do have all the drivers and bios updates installed. Oh yes I've ran about 15 different virus Etc. Malware scans with several different products and they all come back clean.
I ran System File Checker SFC /scannow from the command prompt several times that also comes back OK.

Thanks,

Earthmanx

A:Bios Clock time changes after every Restart even after replacing Bios

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Earthmanx


...just the Bios clock changes to a random date and time after every restart.


If this is the case then Windows wouldn't change it, though malware might I suppose (and you have checked for this).

Can you otherwise make changes to your BIOS settings that "stick"? If yes, then return/repair is all I can think of. If NONE of your BIOS changes survived reboot though, then I might consider whether that laptop left the factory with its "reset CMOS" jumper in the "reset" position. Dunno if laptops have these, but most desktop mobos do of course.

Oops you said "started a month ago" so my "left the factory jumpered wrong" would not apply.

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Today I find strage problem on one PC.
Our PCs sync time with DC fine. But one pc has it's system time fall behind for about 4 minutes. Manually sync with NTp did not get any result. Leap indicator had warning and referenceid was undefined. 
When I logon to bios and changed time manually, ntp sync start working fine without warnings.
Question is, what was the reason of this and how to prevent it?

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I have a HP Pavillion dv6700 and usually it does not get past the BIOS to load Windows, normally the lights come on but the screen stays black. Out of hundreds of attempts the BIOS loaded around 5-10 times, and made it to Windows only once.

The laptop is pretty dusty in the inside so I don't know if that makes a difference with the BIOS chip, I am guessing I need to flash the BIOS via USB.

Any help?
 

A:BIOS not loading 99% of the time, or going very slow 1% of the time.

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I am one of the many unfortunate owners of an Asus motherboard with a UEFI clock freeze problem. The clock randomly freezes and when it does, apart from the Windows time going wonky, it causes havoc with certain applications that I run that rely on the BIOS clock. This includes Precision Manuals Development Groups (PMDG) Boeing 737 simulator for FSX. The problem is widely reported on the ASUS ROG forums and affects quite a few of their high end boards. Mine is the Hero Maximus VI. They are as confused about the issue as us unhappy owners and have yet to identify a solution other than a total reset of the BIOS which is irritating when you have tweaked settings for over clocking. This is not a BIOS battery issue, it is a software or hardware fault that is causing the BIOS clock to freeze. So no "change your battery" comments please

Anyway, in an effort to fault find, is there a way to totally disconnect Windows time from the BIOS clock? As I understand it, when Windows corrects its time using the time servers, it will adjust the BIOS clock also? Maybe this is when the freezes occur and if I can stop this process, maybe the problem will "go away".

A:Disconnect Windows time from the BIOS time

Try this software:
Thinking Man Software - Dimension 4 v5.3
I think that you can set it to sync each minute.

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Hello guys. Please clarify for me following situation.
Using Dell Optiplex xe2.
After pressing F2 - enter to setup.
In Power Management > Auto on time > I've specified different time to wakeup (the same day)
For example:
01 pm
01_30 pm
01_40 pm
2_00 pm
2_15 pm
2_30 pm
2_40 pm
 
So sometime wake up works, sometime not.
Power strip is always on.
 
What can be the reason?
thanks

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We have some optiplex 390s that intermittently boot at the auto on time I have upgraded the bios to AO11. We also have some older 390s with AO7 and AO9 that appear to work and boot @ 05:00 regularly. Any one else had similar problems.Have reset defaults and only changed the Auto on time. It does seem to work occasionally after many changes to the time but does not work the next day.

A:Optiplex 390 does not start at Auto On Time

Presumably these PCs aren't being turned off at a switch on a power strip or on the wall...
Could this be an issue with BIOS A11? Do you know if they auto-started correctly before you upgraded to A11?
You might want to compare BIOS settings between those that auto-start and those that don't, especially for C States Control and Deep Sleep Control settings.

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How do you change the time when you computer auto logsoff. I've tried searching in the screensaver and in the power opitons, but no luck, even Google doesn't have the answer.

Please help!

A:How to tweek time until auto Logoff

Got to the (control panel)select (Power options) left hand Colum
select (change when the computer sleeps.)

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When I play Grand Theft Auto San Andreas the computer keeps restarting everytime I play. Most of the time I play for like a few minutes or even a few seconds and the computer restarts. I got this game from a friend and he had no problems with the game and is still playing it. I don't need to use a disk for me to play it ( I don't have one). Its annoying and
I'm not sure why the computer is acting funny to that game. It may be the system requirments is not to the San Andreas level.

But if anyone can help that would be great
 

A:Trouble Playing Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

You could try buying the game. Borrowing your friends copy is still considered stealing.
 

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Hi all. New here . In bios what is Auto. Is it enabled or disabled?. I wanted to no if turbo boost is enabled or disabled in my bios as its set to Auto. If I disable it will it slow the computer down or hurt it while playing games?.

A:What is Auto in bios?

Hello skipper84. Welcome to the forum.

Auto means automatic and is neither enabled or disabled. It means the BIOS software determines when and if the feature is needed and enables it or disables it automatically.

Turbo Boost is an Intel feature, offered on it's newest families of chips. It reportedly increases a system's performance by increasing the core frequency when called for more performance by the OS. Your mileage may vary.

More from Wikipedia:
Intel Turbo Boost - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A small, probably a silly issue. But I cannot resolve this.

My computer time is off by 1hr - obviously the DST changes have caused this issue.

In my date/time settings:
Timezone: Eastern (-5)
Automatically adjust for daylight saving time: Checked

In Internet Time:
Automatically synchronize with Internet time server: Checked
Dropdown selection on: time.microsoft.com

I just did an update of internet time synchronization and it changed the computer time to 8:55am when the correct time is 9:55am.

I tried downloading the DST update from Microsoft, but when I try to install it, it tells me that this update is already installed.

This is messing up my Outlook, which is in turn messing up my sync with my Smartphone.

A:XPProSP2 | DST Time| Auto Adjusting Issue

Hi Rollerr,

I usually just go to the clock properties and set the proper time there.
Would this not work for you?

Mack1

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I have automatic incremental backups scheduled to run every day at 6PM of our server (Win 2008 r2). The task backups up important folders to 2 different external drives (X: and Y: ) running bitlocker. They are set to automatically unlock on the server when connected.

Once a day when I get in the office in the morning I swap the drives for an off-site backup. Every few days (about 80% of the time), one of them remains locked still after plugging it in until I double click it under Computer, then it unlocks (no password, which is how it's set).

If I don't manually go n check and it's locked, the backup fails that night. How can I get it to automatically unlock right when I plug it in 100% of the time?

A:Bitlocker Not Auto-Mounting Drives Every Time

I think I solved it. I was just unplugging the drive every time but for a week+ I "safely removed it" within Windows before unplugging it and it seems to mount fine every time so far.

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hi,

is there such a function with windows 7? where i can type in a certain amount of time and the pc/lap top will switch itself off so i can leave it downloading and go to bed but not have to leave the lap top running over night?

A:auto shut down after x amount of time with windows 7

Create a new shortcut with this address;
shutdown -s -t ### -f
### = number of seconds

Of course, don't forget to run it before you go to bed

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Hello!

Ever since the latest 8.1 patch/update in April win store launches automatically every time I start or restart my PC even though I have launch to desktop by default. I have made sure there are no pending store app updates and I have tried every setting possible but can't stop that app from launching. I don't have any windows mods installed.

I even tried the registry setting provided from this site (Store - Enable or Disable in Windows 8) but the app still launched giving me the message that the "Store isn't available on this computer".

I have looked in task scheduler, but I don't really know what to look for (looks like if i'm idle for 20-30 seconds after start the store launches). Same goes for the event viewer, there is just too much to sift through and again I really don't know what to look for.
In services the "WSService" is stopped.

I have no idea how to stop that app from launching, this is really annoying me, please help! Many thanks in advance!

Edit: I have a local account.

A:Store app auto-launches every time Pc starts, please help

Originally Posted by Crem


Hello!

Ever since the latest 8.1 patch/update in April win store launches automatically every time I start or restart my PC even though I have launch to desktop by default. I have made sure there are no pending store app updates and I have tried every setting possible but can't stop that app from launching. I don't have any windows mods installed.

I even tried the registry setting provided from this site (Store - Enable or Disable in Windows 8) but the app still launched giving me the message that the "Store isn't available on this computer".

I have looked in task scheduler, but I don't really know what to look for (looks like if i'm idle for 20-30 seconds after start the store launches). Same goes for the event viewer, there is just too much to sift through and again I really don't know what to look for.
In services the "WSService" is stopped.

I have no idea how to stop that app from launching, this is really annoying me, please help! Many thanks in advance!

Edit: I have a local account.



Hello Crem and welcome to Windows EightForums.
Check out this tutorial carefully, it may solve your problem.
DISM - Fixing Component Store Corruption in Windows 8
Keep us posted.

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The keyboard backlight turns off after only 15 seconds from the non-use.
Too short.
You write, you stop to think about what to write, and when you would restart to type, the keyboard is no longer illuminated.
The problem is not serious but inconvenient.
How can I increase the sleep time of the keyboard backlight?

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Hi all,
 
I am not sure what the problem is...new HP dv7-7300 windows 8 and an  i7  and the wifi connects most of the time if I let it set for about 10 seconds after shutdown, then restart. The troubleshooting part of the wifi does not come up with anything.
If I select restart and it reboots right away I see a little star or something on my signal icon which I am thinking is limited connectivity, not sure. I have to connect manually even though it is set to auto. If it sits for 5-10 minutes it will eventually connect. Router seems fine, another machine always works fine using it.
I installed an SSD right away and the machine works flawlessly aside from this issue. I didn't notice this problem with the original HD but only used it for a few hours and didn't do any quick restarts.
Any ideas will be appreciated.
Thanks.

A:New dv7..wifi won't auto connect half the time

Did you reinstall Windows 8 on the new ssd or cloned the drives? If you reinstalled, its possible you missed a driver or are using an outdated one. In my experience, most of the connectivity issues in Windows 8 are due to drivers.

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I usually put some stuff up for downloading and go to sleep. Now I setup my computer to auto-shutdown at a particular time via cmd, but I want o know whether it is possible for me to put some time settings in my modem+router so that it switches off at a particular time or something like that.

Then when I get up next morning, start using it again. I don't want to keep my router on after it's not needed. Also I don't wanna keep it vulnerable after it's not needed, even though I have set it up quite securely. ( WPA2 PSK, and MAC filtering).

I am using a Beetel ADSL2 modem + router.

Is it possible to do what I want??

Thanks
 

A:Is it possible for me to set my modem+router to auto-switchoff at a particular time

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I hope you guys can help me with the following issue;

If a new user (testuser) logs in trough VDI onto WIN8 it creates a profile with all the maps on the DFS. But besides the my documents etc it also creates a V2 profile map. That map is after login empty. As soon as the user logs off it fills with maps like
the root profile map.
Ive been thinking and searching for a long time now.. After a GPResult export ive checked all the folder redirections. These all point to the root-profile map. Checking the registry showed that a setting called "centralprofile" that does point
to the V2 profile. Deleting this reg key doesnt work. But the reg key isnt added by a logon script and somehow its autocreated. 

How does my VDI desktops make this reg key? And how can i make sure that v2's are not made anymore? at least not without having to...?
Another thing: Some users get actual data in these maps. After deleting some groups of the old SBS servers that stopped the data copy to the folders.. but i dont have a clue where this came from? It says nothing in the GPO's about old SBS policy's that are
applied.

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I had set time in my AU for downloading the updates from Microsoft.com at 2000 hrs. But I find that the time automatically reverts to 0300 hrs. I couldn't customize it as per my own suitability. How can it be resolved, please suggest.
 

A:Setting time for dldg. Auto-Updates

Right Click your "My Computer" Icon then select "Properties" and left click to open System Properties window.

Left Click on the Automatic Updates Tab:

Select a setting.

You can set the automatic download time for any time, day or night. Just be sure your computer is on at that time. (To avoid slow-downs, I recommend a time when you will not be using the computer yourself. The computer will need to be turned on, however.)

If you set up Automatic Updates to notify you, or if you forget to leave your computer on, you will see a notification balloon:

Once you have set a time, press OK:

Don't forget to press Apply

Hope this helps
 

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hi all

im having a problem, and i have the same problem on 2 computers... well the problem is i start the computer and got a bios auto-recovering message.. i waited 10min but nothing happend, so i restarded the computer and the monitor doesent go on, i cant do anything i tryed to reset with CMOS (jumper) and battery but the same thing happens over and over again. im having the same problem on both computers... can some one help??

Motherboard: GIGABYTE 8S648FX-RZ

sorry for my bad english....
 

A:help... bios auto-recovering

How has the weather been where you are ? Power surge or lightning strike spring to mind if both PCs have a wired connection to the internet .
 

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Hey folks,

Hoping someone can throw some light on the process I need to follow to reflash from boot.

Background -

Been having the odd problem over the past couple of months with windows explorer. Basically when I try to access files on my secondary drive it sometimes just hangs and I have to tell Vista to restart Explorer and then it works fine. I sifted through the Event Log for any kind of indication of what was happening but nothing was sticking out really.​ So decided to run the Solutions procedure available through Vista CP which basically looks at the log and offers suggested fixes based on your current drivers etc and it found a BIOS update...which I stupidly accepted. I know...I could slap myself Small file downloaded from Microsoft and installed within 2 mins without a restart and everything was fine. Left it running overnight to render some stuff and turned it off yesterday morning before going to work.​
Got home last night and turned it on...​ 'bios auto-recovering' loop, small power down and back up (not really even turning off, just respinning) Bios auto-recovering....​
"oops...." I thought, took the graphics card out to get to the mobo battery, removed it, and put it back in a minute later. ​
Now I don't even get that (auto-recovery) message. Nothing. Black screen. Although the mobo is lit and all the fans are spinning. I've removed the battery a few times and placed the jumper on the Clear CMO... Read more

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Hi all,
I am now having problem with my computer .When I boot the computer ,it shows me that BIOS is auto recovering data in the hard disk.So I waited a while .But it doesn't show me me nothing on the monitor screen .That is why I reboot again the computer ,it again show that BIOS is auto recovering and the computer booted smoothly.
Then I shut down and reboot again,there I have to face a big problem here.Nothing is seen on the monitor screen.So I have checked memory card to be seated tightly.Then I checked monitor cable and graphics card.But nothing can be seen on the monitor.
Now I don't know what to do now for that problem.Pl help me .
Yin minn Pa Pa
 

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Hi all, I created a Windows Credential (Control Panel/Credential Manager/Windows Credential/Add a Windows Credential) for my external Synology NAS so that I don't have to input my NAS username and password each time I want to map the NAS as a drive in Windows Explorer. The strange thing is that the credential is created successfully but after a certain time, or after reboot it disappears from the list as if auto deleting itself. Any idea whats happening? Thanks

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I did try to scan my c: with fix errors (chkdsk c: /f). It was scheduled at startup. After restarting system, it is cancelled automatically after a second.
What is causing this problem?
Looking forward to your reply.
Thank you

A:[SOLVED] Boot time scan auto cancelled

When you are scheduling the chkdsk, it must be done by right clicking the command prompt and selecting the run as administrator option.

When using chkdsk it is best to use the /r instead of /f
the /r will attempt to recover any data possible, as well as fixing the disk as /f does.

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I have an dell inspiron 13 7347 laptop.  I found myself hitting the FN function key all the time when I need the CTRL control key.  Is there a way to remap the FN and CTRL keys?  
When I flip the screen to a tablet format, it often takes 5 seconds for the screen to auto rotate to the right orientation.  Is there a way to reduce the time required?  

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Using Windows XP Service Pack 3. When I try adding a 512MB DDR 400mhz RAM stick I get an error message ' scanning BIOS image in hardrive detects floppy Drive A Media Bios Auto recovering' and the computer then turns of. At the moment I have 3 sticks of 512mb RAM. But wnen I try to add another 512MB stick this bios auto recoveing message appears. The computer has 4 slots of 512mb ram available. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Bios auto recovering problem

1. Are you certain the ram is correct I have NOT checked but is it EEC (Error Correction Code) or Non EEC and which is required.
2. You have not flashed the BIOS have you.
3. Are the existing three sticks good.
4. Do you know the one you are adding to be good.

This MAY help
How to Spot Problems and Find Solutions

After installing the new RAM, if the RAM is not recognized by your system, or if you get a long beep or sequence of beeps at startup, you'll have to do some troubleshooting. Most problems are caused by purchasing the wrong memory, installing it incorrectly, or damaging the memory module by handling it improperly.
More advanced problems exist too, especially with older computers and when memory banks are involved. When a computer's motherboard uses memory banks, it may require that two identical modules be installed in the two slots of a single memory bank, and installing two different models will cause problems. Sometimes these banks can hold different size (in MB) modules though, as long as they are from the same manufacturer, but often they can't. To uncover and resolve these problems (both common and advanced), work through the following sections in the order presented.
 

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After shutting down my computer one day as I would normaly do. The next morning I go to turn it on. I walk away to leave it to chugg up .. come back and I'm greeted with the Setup BIOS screen. I think ... odd. Shut down and restart.

The same thing happens again...
I try again this time watching closley

I get the Motherboard splash screen... and it says press Del to enter setup. I dont press anything and nothing is leaning on the keyboard. And again it enters setup.
I've checked the hard drive. So its not a hard drive failure. ( Tried it on a different computer )

Any suggestions?

Many thanks
 

A:PC auto-enters BIOS setup

Still the possibility that the "DELETE" key is stuck. Have you tried a different keyboard, or is it a laptop? You neglected to give any information.
 

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[SOLVED...uhm, well, cleared my doubt anyway]

You see, I have an LG 700E CRT monitor and the auto-degauss noise at every start-up is very annoying. You know, the fizzing and the popping...

I checked in the monitor's settings but the 'Degauss' option (which I assume means Auto-Degauss) just says 'On'. I tried toggling it but the screen just degauss-es and the option still says 'On'

An alternative way to stop auto-degauss, which I found online, was to do something to the parts inside the monitor, which I am VERY reluctant to do.

So I was wondering if there was some BIOS setting or some software or anything of that sort which can help me circumvent this problem. My objective here is to stop 'auto' degauss, not disable the entire degauss feature...actually, stopping only the noise would be perfect but I know that's not possible...or is it?

Hoping for a quick reply,
T4

A:Can auto-degauss be disabled via BIOS or s/w?

The option in the menu is not to turn it of but rather to manually degauss (if needed)
In all CRT monitors I came across, Degaussing is hardwired with the on/off switch (in some models it goes only active after a certain time has passed since you switched it off like 20 mins or so)
But I'm with you...I'm not a trained tv tech so I would rather jump backwards through a hoop than taking my Weller to the insides of a CRT monitor or any old TV.

Well perhaps someone more knowledgeable in that field can give you better news, sorry

-DG

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An HP BIOS update auto-installed on my Spectre laptop although I clicked the cancel option. This isn't cool at all. There are times where I am using this device to do presentations... This auto-install would certainly be unwelcomed during a presentation or in some sort of urgency. Whats up HP??? Please correct this. Thank you.

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Hi,

I have a Toshiba Tecra S11 and I want to power on my laptop when I plug the power cable.
I don't find any features in my BIOS about auto power on, or something like that.

Moreover, is it possible to power on with a USB keyboard or usb infra red receiver ?

Thanks in advance for any suggestion

A:Tecra S11 - auto power on in BIOS

Hi

> I have a Toshiba Tecra S11 and I want to power on my laptop when I plug the power cable.
>I don't find any features in my BIOS about auto power on, or something like that.

I never heard about such feature and from my knowledge such option does not exists in the BIOS released for Toshiba notebooks.

In my case the BIOS contains an option like Wake Up on LAN or Wake up on Keyboard.
This allows the notebook to wake up from sleep mode by LAN or keyboard.

The option which you are looking for should be something like ?Power on USB? etc? but I doubt its part of the current BIOS

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I just built myself a new computer, and my ASUS p48sx-x motherboard won't detect the SAMSUNG DVD-ROM/CD-RW combo drive attached as the secondary master... I"ve tried everything, including using a new drive, cables, and messing with the Auto detect, and manual settings in the BIOS... I am at a loss... what should I try?
 

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Hi,

 from my XP times I remember an option that could be set using one of Windows XP power tools that would force an auto-close on crash dialog after certain (defined) amount of time: for example 10 seconds.

 Now I'm happy Windows 7 user and I'm searching for some information on whether it it possible on this system too. I did tried to find anything about it, but with no luck unfortunately.
 So, if anyone of you out there know of heard something that could be helpful, please, let me know.

Thanks in advanced,

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I have a HP PSC 2410xi photosmart all-in-one printer/scanner/copier. It used to usually synchronize automatically with the time and date on PC since they're connected via the USB cable. Right now I have to manually configure date/time. How do I make it automatic again?
 

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For a while now my IE has bombarded me with popups, and my computer has been running slower and slower. My temp. solution was to just download new browsers, and I have: Netscape and Mozilla Firefox. But I still knew there was a bunch of c*** installed on my comp so now I'm trying to fix it.

I ran CWShredder, Spybot, Ad-Aware se, rebooted, ran the trendmicro online scan, ran HJT, and now have the refined log. Here it is:

Log was analyzed using HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 1/7/05
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***

c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsftsn.exe
O3 - Toolbar: McAfee VirusScan - {BA52B914-B692-46c4-B683-905236F6F655} - c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshl.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VSOCheckTask] "c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcmnhdlr.exe" /checktask
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] "c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCAgentExe] c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCUpdateExe] C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\McUpdate.exe

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 8:55:55 PM, on 1/23/2005
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A:When anyone has time, please help. (IE trouble)

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that Display the contents of System Folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

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