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Q: Solved: Ram+peak+page File

Recently the idea of purchasing some more RAM crossed my mind considering how cheap it can be now. After doing some searchin on google, i found mixed feelings towards whether or not you should have more than 1GB of RAM. I also started reading about the Windows Page file. I am running the following system: 3.2GHz P4 with 1GB of RAM. I download alot of torrent files but i am not a hardcore gamer. My question is why does it seem like windows is not using my ram to its full potential. The Peak always shows about 667236, and while i am currently downloading a torrent the page file is at 635MB. Should the page file not only be in use when you need to store more memory than u have RAM? What settings/modifications should I make for optimal performance, and should I get more RAM? I was thinking adding another 512.

At one point i disabled the Page File but Photoshop got mad. Is there anything wrong with disabling the PF, and should u when u have a certain amount of RAM?

Any guidance helpful.

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A: Solved: Ram+peak+page File

Windows XP always uses the page file for low priority data regardless of how much physical memory is free. If you still have a lot of physical memory free while you are using as much of it as you ever would, you do not need to upgrade your memory. 1GB of memory is usually more than enough for any normal task. And no, it is not a good idea to disable the page file, as you found out.

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I have a custom built computer. Below are specs

AMD Duron XP 3200+ (Athlon XP 2.2GHz)
ASRock K7s41 Motherboard
512mb Ram
DVD Dual Layer ReWriter
80 GB Hard Drive
Running Windows XP Home SP2
Norton AntiVirus

I later added a CD-RW and a PEAK ATI Radeon 9800SE 128MB Graphic Card.

The card worked fine on the first day. Later on i notice that the monitor would switch of and i would have no control of the computer. This happened to me many times as i was playing DOOM3. A couple of the times it brought up a message saying something like this:

Your graphics accelerator settings have been reset as they were no longer responding to you commands.

I have had no luck on the peak website.

I just want it fixed because it is really annoying.

A:Solved: Peak ATI Radeon Problems

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Hey guys, I just wanted to say thanks for taking the time to look at this post. Anyway, I'll get right to the chase, just recently I have purchased the Motorola SB5120 modem and the Linksys WRT546 router, the reason being is because my old modem was extremely out-dated and we needed an easier way to connect my two other computers. All has been working fine until this past week or so, and it seems that my modem just likes to go into a standby state, by itself, from 11 a.m. until 8-9 p.m. central. This will occur regularly about every 5 minutes to an hour for the entire day, the "standby" mode will last for only about 10 seconds, usually just long enough to kick me off from whatever I may be doing at the time. The modem says its working fine though, and even the Cox guy said it was running at optimal performance. At first I believed it to be just some minor difficulties with the network I setup for my family, but that wasn't the case. I've tried resetting everything and just starting from scratch but nothing works. We called the Cox Support team, again, and again, I was told to reset everything. If anyone has any solutions, please let me know. Thank you.
-Silent Reyn​

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Dell PC running XP Home.
40 gig hard drive, 2.1 MHz Pentium
768 MHz RAM

THis is a multi-part question.
Here's the problem.
ONE program (UPS WorldShip) hangs when it swaps between windows. It is the furthest computer from the server and is attatched via a hub rather than a switch, and only runs at 10 Mbps. However, switching to a wireless router and network card at 54 Mbps yields the same hanging, and other computers running the same program have no issue accessing the server, so I doubt that it is a network issue.
The page file size is adequate (4096 MB) and it matters not whether other programs are running or not. Could I have a swap file issue, (and where and how do I change that size?) or could it be that I just need more RAM (I wouldn't think that one program would eat all that up)?
Finally, can anyone tell me what processes should always be running in Task Manager? I've got 43 processes on this problematic PC, and I'm sure many of them are extraneous, but I don't want to close or disable a vital process.

A:Solved: swap file/page file - whats the difference?

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My Xp pc is saying my virtual memory is low. What should I set it to? I currently have 504MB of RAM so my initial size is 756MB and MAX is 1512MB.


A:Solved: Page file

Possibly a false error, so what program?

Try raising the limit or setting it to "System Managed".

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What is the recommend size for the page file with 1gb Ram ? (2048mb) I've been told it should be double the amount of ram you have installed for best performance. Minimum and Maximum should be set the same .

A:Solved: Page File

Yes, minimum and maximum size is recommended to be the same. Setting a fix size for pagefile prevents it from getting fragmented with time, which is good for performance. But be careful, if the file size is not enough, it can cause performance problems. I've no solid concept about optimal size, though.

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I read here, that having an extra partition for your page file can speed up your system. Is this true? And if so, How can I safely partition my drive without loosing any data?

Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Partitioning and the Page file

if you read it carefully it says add it to a separate partition "on a separate disk from the OS"
im pretty sure putting the page file on another partition on the same disk wont speed things up much

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I have stuck another 2 gigs of ram into my rig and I am wondering at this point if a page file is even needed or not?

I figure that if I do not need one, my machine would definitly run faster, but if I need one and shut it off I could suffer. One of those damned if you do, damned if you don't things you know.

I would like some opinions please?

A:Solved: 3 gigs of ram and page file

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i've just found out about the windows page/swap file, which can contain sensitive material like
creditcard numbers, passwords etc. i also heard that it is a good idea to erase it sometimes. but i can't find out how.

so how do you do it?

A:Solved: page/swap file

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I will be creating a partition on the second Hdd for the pagefile.
I have 2 Gig of Ram installed.
My question is what size should the partition be? Less than than 8 Gigs I am aware of.
But more importantly, what Min and Max should the settings be for the PagFile. Perhaps let the system decide?

If I do set a PagFile on the OS partition I am considering 2MB - 200Mb to generate a kernel dump report. Note: Although I will have an Image of OS If the issue at hand is small enough I amy gain some experience in trying to fix it using the reports.


A:Solved: Page file size for XP on 2nd Hdd?

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I have my page file on drive F. I had it set to a specific size. The other day I had to do a repair and now I go back and have two page files. One on the OS side drive C and also on drive F. It has been over a year and a half since I have done this and I don't do it often can anyone remind me what size the page file of my drive f should be and what size the one on drive c should be? I know I can't delete the page file on c because I have tried and it would not let me. Anyone? Thanks.

A:Solved: Page file question

Hello ingeborgdot,

Once you restore the pagefile on F: you should be able to disable the one on C:. Unless you need a specific size, I would choose "System Managed."
If you want to set one of a specific size, 1.5X installed RAM is recommended.

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I am running xp pro on a machine with 1GB of Ram. During high activity I am unable to not have a Page File without getting an error. Does anyone know what a good size for my Page File would be?

A:[SOLVED] Page File Size

The page size is normally 1.5 times the size of physicaly installed RAM.

If you are having trouble with it cant you just put it on 'System Manager size'?


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Hey folks, I hope you can help me on this I'm at my wit's end.

About three days ago, my PC began freezing approx every 3-5 minutes for around 30 seconds, and the HDD activity light on the front of the case goes from occasional flickering to full-on. This occurs almost every time I use the machine, although occasionally the problem goes away after a reboot for a random period of time. I have Spyware Terminator and COMODO Firewall both running real-time protection, I conduct an additional scan every two weeks with SUPERAntiSpyware, and I scan each file I download, regardless of the source, with MalwareBytes, so if it's a trojan or virus it's something pretty vile. I defrag every month.

The only thing I can find out of the ordinary is that under TaskManager, my Commit Charge and Page File Usage figures are identical, and that when the freeze occurs it registers a jump in CPU activity from near-idle to about 30% use.

I'm running XP SP3 on an E5200 @ 2.5Ghz, 2Gb of cheap Corsair brand RAM, GeForce 9600GT, Asus P5Q-SE mobo and the Hard Drive is a Seagate Barracuda ST380215AS 80 GB. I built the machine myself about a year ago, and I take good care of it(weekly "wash" with canned air, latest drivers etc). I've double-checked all the connections inside the case and it all seems solid, airflow is still good.

Is my HDD just failing, or is there something I can do to fix this?

A:Solved: System Using Page File Instead of RAM

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I have a Windows XP Pro SP2 Machine currently running 2.8Ghz Dual Core Processor & 2GB RAM. When running Pinnacle Studio, i have a Page File of 1.2GB! I have a CPU usage of 67% and Available RAM of 1.3GB!!! Is there a way that i can:

A) Reduce the Page File down
B) Increase the RAM Usage and making my PC Faster in the long run.

Any help would be appreciated!


A:Solved: Windows XP Page File

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I have an 80GB drive that I have windows and all progs and docs on. I also have a 2.2Gb drive that is not being used.

Can I make use of this drive by putting my page file there? Is this of any benefit if I did?

<--- ignore my system specs - This is a second PC am just setting up

AMD 800MHz
unknown MOBO
128MB of RAM

Based on this how big should my page file be?

I know I should have 512MB of ram but this is just used to back up my main PC files and for a bit of web browsing.

Is there anything else I can do with this drive to improve my system performance?

A:[SOLVED] Moving Page file

I know XP allows you to move the page file to a different drive in system properties. I hear people recommend that often.. never tried it myself.

Personally I wouldn't make the page file too big, after all when the system is using the page file it's paging to disk and that is certainly slower than system memory.

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Is having a Swap / Page File necessary anymore? I have been toying around with getting rid of it on Win 7 and have not had any issues so far. Is there any performance boost in getting rid of the paging file and just using the RAM or does that paging file not even kick in until the RAM is all being used? Im usually never doing any crazy multitasking or anything like that so I usually only have 2 or 3 things open at a time. The system has 4GBs of RAM which I don't even think I've come close utilizing all of it. I'm just trying to get your opinions on the matter. Same question applies to Linux, (Specifically Ubuntu) as well, I'm dual booting with no swap on there and no issues either, maybe I just don't push my PC hard enough lol.

A:Solved: Swap / Page File...

Personally I would keep the swap unless you are sitting on top of 8 gigs of ram...and then it would just be for benchmarking tests.
Consider the page file as a{ cache.}
With 7 it becomes more of an importance as ram is filled many times from whats in the page file..

When the page file can effect performance negatively would be when it was changing its size.other than that it is a benefit.

Now one can play with different sizes for experiments...as a large page files takes longer to write and to also read.

An example would be something crazy like 50 gig page file...now the hd looks through the page file..doesnt find what it needs and hit the rest of the drive.{time wasted}

A very small page file can be too small and effect performance as data that could be in the page file isnt and then the hd goes to the rest of the drive for the data.{time wasted}

Some apps will cause a problem without a page file...rather than hog memory exclusively they use the page file as cache

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I have searched and have found a few postings about this, but none of them have been answered all the way.

My computers page file keeps increasing even though I have set it to NOT exceed a specific amount.

Set Size: 768 MB Current size: 1.22 GB

Yes I clicked SET and APPLY when I set the size.
System Info:

Windows XP Pro. SP3

Intel Pentium III 1.2GHz (900MHz - 2.2GHz settings range)

512 MB RAM (Maxed out)

40 Gig HD

A:Solved: another page file question

Have you tried the System Managed option?


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When I call up Task Manager in XP and click on the Performance tab, I see the CPU usage and Page File usage. What exactly is Page File telling me? It is measured in megabytes and remains flat on the graph.


A:Solved: Page File usage

Windows uses both actual RAM (Physical Memory) and virtual memory (HDD Paging File) to operate.

It allocates the slower paging file (virtual memory) for lower priority things, such as holding program data in "memory" when you switch tasks.

It always leaves physical RAM with some free, for performance.

The Paging File is pre-allocated a specific size on the HDD (about 1.5 GB in this PC) and it will use what it needs of that at any time - it tends to be fairly static. I am actually using about 550 MB of the 1.5 GB of disk allocated space at present, plus 600 MB of actual physical RAM, out of 1 GB of physical RAM

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I was under the impression that the page file was used after you ran out of RAM. After booting up just now I ran DXDiag and it said my page file was at 300 MB even though I have 2048MB of RAM. Does this mean my RAM is already full after my PC was only up for two minutes and all I ran was Google Chrome or am I misunderstanding?

A:Solved: Help Understanding Page File

It is also used as replacement RAM when you run out of physical RAM, but actually its more common use is a "pitstop" between the several locations the data is moving between. Data is stored in the page file when you're presumed to be needing it in the RAM soon.

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Just fooling around and thought I'd try moving the page file to my E:\ Partition just for the nuts of it. Read the MS KB article and seemed pretty straightforward. Got to the virtual memory change page and set the memory file for the recommended size on the E:\ drive (see screen shot 1). Then went to the C:\ drive and set it for No page file (see screen shot 2). I did click the "Set" button in both cases.

So then I open Defraggler and analyzed the C:\ drive. After defragging a few files was complete, Defraggler shows 1 file could not be defragged. I ran "Analyze" again and sure enough the page file was still there. This is normal for Defragger since the page file is not true file, but reserved space. The only problem is, I thought I changed the location of the page file such that there would be no page file on the C:\ drive. It still take up almost 2GB of space. Not that I'm hurting for space, but I don't understand why it's still there. (see screen shot 3). The page file are the Gold colored cells.

Any thoughts on this condition or explanations for what I'm seeing.


A:Solved: Moving Page file.

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Hi there..

Basicaly I want to know what the best settings are for improving my virtual memory and page file etc ect as i only have 256mb of SDRAM. I do have another stick of SDRAM but my pc freezes when i have both in. Also i have heard of some programs that can defrag youyr page file/v memory or something like that. Anyone know the best settings or free memory tuning software. I have plenty of Hard disk space so the size of page file isnt an issue.

Thanks in advance,


A:[SOLVED] Virtual Memory and page file help.

With the amount of RAM you have you should set the minimum size to at least 384MB and the maximum at approximately the value shown in your Total Commit Charge when you have a fair representation of your programs running. You can find this on the Performance Tab in Task Manager. If your Commit Charge is well above 256MB, you really ought to consider getting more RAM as Virtual (Pagefile) memory is slow compared with physical memory and will also increase your hard disc use and therefore wear. Your Pagefile should ideally be on a disc other than the one with your OS.

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I downloaded some very important pages on my " win-zip" type program. These pages are larger, horizontally , than the screen, & I wish to print them, one at a time. I have the page setup to print horizontally, but cannot shrink the page to paper size, All I get is about 75 % of the page printed. I cannot figure this out, & these reports are very important to me. Any help? Thanks in advance!!!

A:(Solved) Printing page from PDF file download

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Could I speed up my system by putting an extra page file on a removable storage device?

A:Solved: Page file on a flash drive

No. Flash drives are relatively slow, and they don't like being written to so frequently.

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Old computer. 20GB hard drive (slow, don't know its RPM but slow), and only 380 some megabytes of ram

I read somewhere that disable the page file in some situations can improve the computers speed, cutting down on disk thrashing.. What are your opinions?

A:[SOLVED] Shoud I disable page file?

Disabling the pagefile is almost always a bad idea. There are some unusual situations where this might be be beneficial (I can't think of any just now), but they are quite rare. With 384MB RAM on XP - don't even think about it.

The pagefile is not simply a slow but cheap alternative that is used when RAM runs out. It is used intelligently by the system to actually improve performance. It does this by offloading rarely used data to the pagefile, thus leaving more RAM for more important purposes. Some of this data may not be used for a long time, or not at all. Do you really want your precious RAM being occupied by rarely used data you may not even need again? If you are having excessive disk thrashing now you will have even more without a pagefile.

Don't be deceived by what Task Manager might seem to be telling you. "Available" memory is mostly in use. "PF Usage" is not actual pagefile usage but rather the commit charge. This is a complex topic but has little influence on performance.

A very real risk with disabling the pagefile is exceeding the commit limit. The commit limit is the sum of pagefile size plus most of RAM. If the commit charge ever hits the limit you will have more problems than disk thrashing. Problems such as application failures or even a system crash.

Again, with 384MB RAM disabling the pagefile is BAD.

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I have rec'd a file that is in .doc format but it won't open in a web page format so I can see what it looks like. I am attaching it. Thanx for any help. G

A:Solved: How to open .doc file in web page format?

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I have a link that is point to a small excel file on one of HTML pages on my server. When user open the link, the file open in the browser with funny characters.

How to make the link open the save file dialog?

I tried Firefox and internet explorer and I got the same result.

A:Solved: save xls file that is in html page

The simplest option to download it for yourself is to right click on the link and choose "Save link as" (or the equivalent in whichever browser you are using). If you need to resolve the issue for a lot of people and don't want to tell them all "right click on this link and choose Save link as", you might find the information that you're looking for here.

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Hi all,
I'm running a Dell Inspiron 8200, XP Pro, 512 mb ram and an 37.2 gb hd with 8 gb free space on it.
Now my problem is that I can't seem to change my page file size. It is currently at 767mb even though "custom size" is selected and I have chosen 1024 mb for the initial size and maximum size.
I have tried wiping the page file entirely ("no page file" option) and have set it to 0 and 0 for initial and maximum. Of course I reboot after each change.
Nothing seems to work. Am I missing something stupidly obvious?
Hope someone can shed some light for me.
Regards, Foo
Please see the attached image.

A:Solved: WinXP page file stuck at 767 mb Help!

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I've heard of putting page file onto a flash drive and apparently it's supposed to be faster than on a hard drive. What is really faster though? The page file transferring on the flash drive or hard drive? I'm referring to USB 2.0 connection too.

A:[SOLVED] Page file transfer - Which is faster?

USB will always be way slower then the HDD. If you have a large external drive you can Add that as another drive with an additional paging file in addition to the C: drive.

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I still like to use "Adobe PhotoDeluxe 2.0 for simple photo editing. However, it's compatabillity problem in regards to it's "Scratch Disc" memory causes it to freeze frequently. Would increasing XP's Paging File illiminate this problem?

After some research at the "Win XP Expert Zone" website, they indicate that since I am running 256 RAM, I can change the minimum paging size to to 384 MB. And the maimum paging size to 1152. Which is 1.5 times each of those sizes. Is this true?

A:Solved: Virtual Mem & Page File Sizing

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so i decided i'd try out the whole moving my page file to a different drive thing. i've done the necessary steps, but it won't move. i do get the message that i'll need to restart for changes to take effect, but it still remains on C: after i do. just for now i'm trying to put the pf on an external usb hd -- is that the problem?
my real plan is to use my 2nd IDE hard drive, which i haven't tried yet -- still need to format/partition it first. but i'm curious about the external drive aspect of this scenario. any suggestions?
(xp pro sp2)

A:Solved: trouble moving PAGE FILE

The drive that you want it to be on has to be mounted in the computer and external drive just won't make it.

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Just a general query from a bit of noob, probably a silly question.
In Windows XP Home SP 3 (32 Bit), does the page file use up any of the Physical Address Space? I know that RAM and Video cards do, but I was wondering if the Page file did too?


A:Solved: Does the Page File use up the Physical Address Space?


It resides on your hard drive also known as 'virtual memory'.. and is roughly 1.5 times your installed RAM.
So it's used in addition too.. rather than taking away from physical RAM installed

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I have heard that placing the page file on a separate hard drive improves performance. I am running W7 32 bit. I assume that you should place the page file on a fast drive, however in addition to my C drive, currently all I have are several external USB 2.0 drives that I use for data backup. Is there any advantage for me to use one of those (I am guessing not), or do I need to wait until I add an eSATA drive?

Thanks for your help.


A:Solved: Page File on Separate Hard Drive

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i have a dell dimension 2350 w/ winXP home, p4 2.0 ghz, 768mb ram (256 + 512), a 30 gb hdd, and 200 gb hdd.
my problem is this:
i've been running dvd2svcd to convert my dvd's and since i stopped (yesterday), the system cache in the task manager keeps sucking up all my ram.
i restarted-nothing
i ran a ram optimizer-reset to 500mb free, then system cache swallowed it up again
my page file is set for 1150mb. before, the system ran at about 300-400 mb free with normal programs running (int explrer, solitaire, movies, music, etc).
any ideas how to keep the system cache from caching all but 50-60 mb.
my computer runs like it only has 128 mb ram.

PLEASE HELP, and hurry!!


A:Solved: page file-system cache growing

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I'm trying to recover files for a colleague. She has some FP, version XP projects that she would lke me to find.

How are the projects stored?

What file extensions are used?

Thanks for your help.

I'm using Easy Recovery Pro.

A:Solved: Front Page file extensions & locations

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When loading windows I receive a message that the paging file is missing or too small. I have tried to fix this in the system page of control panel but changes are not applied when the computer is restarted. This causes Windows to hang on the welcome page--If I am patient windows will eventually load. I tried to solve this problem by reloading Windows XP but it did not help. I ran chkdsk /r both before and after reinstalling Windows. My wife recently got in a site accidentally that put viruses on the computer, but I downloaded software to eliminate them (I don't recall the name of the virus). After I reinstalled windows, my attempts to reinstall McAfee virus suite have not been successful.

Below is a hijack this log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:40:55 PM, on 9/23/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IMJPMIG8.1] "C:\WINDOWS\IME\imjp8_... Read more

A:Solved: Get no paging file error message and computer hangs on welcome page

Problem solved. Installed a new hard drive and reinstalled Windows XP and various programs.

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Computer has been slow ever since removing SpyAxe... just wondering if there is any other residual nasties still hanging about... Currently running a defrag too, was pretty messed up. Maybe that will get things back in order.
HiJack This Log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:23:04 PM, on 12/29/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\backweb\3528733\Program\fspex.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Anti-Virus\fsgk32st.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\backweb\3528733\program\fsbwsys.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Anti-Virus\FSGK32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Common\FSMA32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Common\FSMB32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Charter High-Speed Security Suite\Anti-Virus\fssm32.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot... Read more

A:Someone want to take a peak at my HJT log..

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As per instruction on the link below, I have modified registry to increase page file size.

I have put each 5,000 MB so page file size should be around 15 GB according to me. But when I look at "performance" tab, it shows limit only 3765392 so around 3766 MB.

I checked under settings >> Performance Options of Advance computer properties, there it shows Total Paging Size 2046 MB. But when I click change, there it contains custom size of 5,000 MB.

So finally I just want to know if my paging file size have really increased to 15 GB or it's just 2046 MB as it shown there.

- How to overcome the 4,095 MB paging file size limit in Windows

A:want to know my page file size after increasing page file size in registry

I sorted this out myself. After I restarted computer, I could see the new page files created but the total was only 9000 MB though I put each (total 3 page files) 5,000 MB in registry.

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Hey Guys great site im hoping to get some feedback im trying to just improve some performance on my new dell inspiron 1525. thanks guys

A:Just Take A Peak At My Log And Let Me Know Anything Funny


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Hi guys,

I've recently bought a new computer, and it's an issue I've had with another Windows 7 desktop that I purchased before. Unfortunately, when I fixed it originally, I don't exactly remember how because it was after hours of frustrating trial and error.
Anyways, the issue is that while all volume levels are set for peak output, the green/grey volume bar is only going up about halfway. I have been told to check all settings, check my speakers and reinstall my audio driver; however, none of them have fixed the problem. I have plugged my speakers directly into my iPod and they work fine, and I've tried different music-playing software, and the same issue persists.

If anybody has any ideas on how to fix this problem, it was be appreciated.

The link below is a screenshot...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...nd issue.jpg



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How can I please remove Peak Protection 2010? Please help. Thank you.

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DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 MINIMAL
Run by Administrator at 17:41:14.39 on Thu 09/23/2010
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.479.248 [GMT -4:00]

============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\dds.scr
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
mDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://qus9.hpwis.com/
mDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://srch-qus9.hpwis.com/
mSearch Page = hxxp://srch-qus9.hpwis.com/
mStart Page = hxxp://qus9.hpwis.com/
mSearch Bar = hxxp://srch-qus9.hpwis.com/
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
mURLSearchHooks: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
TB: AT&&T Toolbar: {4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-94be-fd60bb9aae29} - c:\progra~1\atttoo~1\ATTTOO~1.DLL
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
TB: CouponBar: {5bed3930-2e9e-76d8-bacc-80df2188d455} - c:\windows\CouponsBar.dll
TB: &Windows Live Toolbar: {21fa44ef-376d-4d53-9b0f-8a89d3229068} - c:\program files\windows live\tool... Read more

A:Peak Protection 2010

Please see last posting from Ed Moseley also.

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About a week ago my husband somehow picked up Peak Performance 2010. I tried to figure out how to get rid of it and the only thing I could do at the time was to use Loaris Trojan Remover. It helped some but my Avast is ALWAYS blocking a different malware every time we go on the internet now and the computer seems to be running slower than normal. Hope you can help!!!HP computerWe run windows XPI have all logs ready to post when requested>It will not let me send the DDS log after I paste it in this area. HELP!!!It goes to connection problems only when I do the paste like it doesn't want me to get your help!EDIT: Posts merged ~BP

A:Started with Peak Protection

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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Peak Zen CBD Oil controls. Finally, you can successfully accomplish a stable and upbeat manner of lifestyles through using this cbd oil constantly. Top zen cbd oil is fabricated utilising 100% everyday and natural fixings. The fundamental detail of this cbd oil is eliminated from the hemp plant. Individuals envision the sentiment of having high when they pay attention hemp flowers. Anyhow, we want to demand the clients to not interface this cbd oil with that concept. This cbd


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Hey everyone,

I have been having trouble with my network. I recently, (2 days ago), upgraded my cable high speed internet service from 2mbps down and .2 mbps up to 15 mbps down and 2 mbps up. However, even during non peak hours, pretty much all the time, the best download speed I can get is 4-5mbps. My upload speed stays where it should, at 2mbps. It is really only my download speed I am concerned about, because this happens every day all day. When I first upgraded the service, I got 12-13 mbps download speed, so something must have happened between then and now where I cant receive that anymore. My modem is a doscis 2, not 3, so I am not sure if that has anything to do with it. It is an Arris TM602G/15 model.But as I said, I have received close to the full download speeds before, but not anymore.

Any help? Thanks!

A:Not getting speeds I am paying for... Even during NON-peak

Try contacted the service provider again ? They should have technicians to be able to check it for you. Could also be a line problem, did you add anymore lines to your cable lines inside ?

How are you testing it, where ? Did you change any other settings on PC. Windows does all optimizations for you.

Try resetting the modem, unplug it for 15 seconds, then plug back in. Or unplug and reboot PC. Usually a way to reset the modem back to factory state, need to check your service providers website for your model modem to be able to access it's settings. Usually you type in an address in your browser to access it.

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I would search this in Google, but my internet is capped and only forum site work. I manage to find this out before, but i was wondering how to you get aero peak to work in Chrome. As in Each tab will show up as an picture the taskbar as IE8 does.

I remember when doing it once i had to right click on the icon and click properties, and have to enter a code but i cant not remember what the code was.

A:How to get Aero peak in Chrome

I'm using the latest Chrome Dev build, and Aero Peek works just fine..

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After a very successful malware/trojan removal with the help of OldTimer, I asked a friend at work if they would like me/you clever people to sort out a now unused computer that had been contaminated with some sort of browser high jacking porn dialler. I had already suggested trying Ad-Aware and Spybot S+D many months ago this apparently found problems but dialler would still run when connected to the internet.Here is the HighjackThis log.Thanks Biofriendly.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 00:53:54, on 01/01/97Platform: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.00 (5.00.2919.6304)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLLC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tskC:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXEC:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MGACTRL.EXEC:\PROGRAM FILES\MATROX MGA POWERDESK\COLOR\HGCCTL95.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXED:\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXEC:\LOGITECH\MOUSE\SYSTEM\EM_EXEC.EXEC:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\NAVAPW32.EXEC:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON ANTIVIRUS\POPROXY.EXED:\PROGRAM FILES\REAL\REALPLAYER\REALPLAY.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QTTASK.EXEC:\FREES... Read more

A:Peak Rate Dialler

Download cwshredder 2.12 from here:http://www.trendmicro.com/ftp/products/onl.../cwshredder.exeRun the file after it is downloaded and click on the fix button. Let it do its thing and when its done, even if it crashes.When its done run hijackthis again post a new logPrint out these instructions and then close all windows including Internet Explorer.Then I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,Search = http://acc.count-all.com/--/?ydtfs (obfuscated)R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://acc.count-all.com/--/?ydtfs (obfuscated)R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,Search = http://acc.count-all.com/--/?ydtfs (obfuscated)R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://acc.count-all.com/-/?ydtfs (obfuscated)R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://acc.count-all.com/--/?ydtfs (obfuscated)R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://acc.count-all.com/---/?ydtfs (obfuscated)R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Mai... Read more

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