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Q: getting problems with my new hp laptop

i have got a new laptop 7 days ago and installed win 10 in it i am confused of so many drivers wich one to install and also want to know why my brightness is not getting low my laptop brightness buttons are not working

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Preferred Solution: getting problems with my new hp laptop

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: getting problems with my new hp laptop

Hi,Your laptop came with Realtek RTL8723BE-VB 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combination WLAN adapterSpecs: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05373656Drivers: install in orderChipsethttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...IMEIhttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...Audio?https://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...Graphichttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...LANhttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...WLANhttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...Bluetoothhttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...Touchpadhttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...Wireless buttonhttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...Card readerhttps://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306/s...Source: https://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/hp-15-be000-notebook-pc-series/10862306RegardsVisruth

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I installed windows 7 x86 on a older Toshiba satellite 1905-s301 laptop. It runs fine and it told me I could install the driver for xp in compatibility mode but im not sure how to do this. Also the laptops video card doesnt support directx 9.0 so i cant run aero is there any way around this?? Im not even sure if I want to turn it on because the laptop would crawl but I would like to get the message out of the message log down on the windows bar.
 

A:Problems with HCF PCI modem drivers and display problems with a older laptop

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Hello,

for the past while now I have been having problems with the window on start up and my speakers on my laptop not working.

1-The problem started out with the speakers when I turned down the volume to nothing while playing a game and then I tried to turn it back up a few weeks later I got no sound out of the internal speakers. I tried all the options in the volume looking for anything muted with no results. I then tried to update the sound card drivers with the same results of no sound out of the internal speakers. I did try head phones as I was told by a friend to do so and I am able to hear sounds and music just fine.

2-After this first issue, I noticed that when starting my laptop I had a smaller then the normal screen when starting up, I also have this same size on my main screen. I have been able to change to a higher resolution to fill the entire screen but if I go any lower then the highest resolution I have a black boarder were the window should be.

I have upgraded to windows XP from windows ME erasing whatever information I could, hoping that a new operating program would solve this problem. But with my bad luck it hasn't changed. If you someone could help me resolve these problems I would be very grateful.

Thank you,

crash0133
 

A:Help speaker problems on my laptop and having problems with windows screen on startup

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On Sunday my laptop (running windows XP Home Edition) froze up and when I rebooted discovered EVERY file was having LOST CLUSTER problems. When I finally was able to get into windows most major functions such as IE 6.0 browser and Outlook Express would not work properly. I was able to run a registry fix program I had and it 'corrected' over 330 errors in the registry. However, it still has not corrected my problem.

I use Earthlink and I contacted them this morning and they suggested I run SFC /SCANNOW and re-install IE. However, I get the following error:

"A problem has been detected and windows has been such down to prevent damage to your computer

KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR

...
...

Begin Dump of Physical Memory"

Please can any one help me. I am not sure what happened but now most systems are not working. It keeps on rebooting into a dyagnostic mode where it checks lost clusters and If I manage to bypass this and get into windows desktop, it comes up with all sorts of DLL errors being corrupted and that I should run CHKDSK (which I did but then it hangs the machine and the starts the whole cycle again)....

I am not too familiar with the REGISTRY and I need some help.

Thanks.

[Tuesday morning] I have additional information:

I now get the following errors:

Errors in Windows/Prefetch/RNDAL.EXE-15330267.pf

and

Windows Delayed Write Failed messages. A whole bunch
dispex.dll.new
bootok.exe.new
dimap.dll.new
crtdll.dll.new
comsetup.dll.new
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Hi techguys,

I magine my delight - santa brought a new windows 7 laptop - a great sony FW series - and with windows 7 I expected great things but alas I am already frustrated;

Totally stunned to find it had no email softeware though - and hence now have to find my way through an upgrade maze fraught no doubt with the ususal ms ifs and buts that always seem to plague upgrades or data transfers involving ms products - it must be me! - LOL!

1. I use outlook 2003 and want to keep all my outlook emails on the new laptop too;

2 Is it easy to get outlook onto my new laptop? Presumably 2007?

3. Is it easy to import my existing emails from 2003 outlook on my old laptop to this 2007 outlook - assuming the latter can be loaded onto my new laptop.

I do not want microsoift windows mail live - as I am nervous about keeping my email online.

Any help with achieving the outcome desired is much appreciated,

many thanks,

mike9inch
 

A:migration problems from xp laptop to windows 7 laptop

1. Outlook stores everything in the .pst file, so you can copy this from the old installation to the new one.

2. 2003 will work on W7, upgrade to 07 if you wish.

3. See #1

Windows Live mail like does not store your email on line.

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Hey everybody,

I fixing a computer for a friend and i have just been stumped about it. It is a Gateway Laptop that has Vista. I know the major problem is that the computer will not start up when i hit the power button. It will turn on and you can hear the fans going but then it all stops and nothing happens. The screen stays blank and it doesnt even get to the Gateway start up screen. After awhile i just power it down by holding the power button. the weird thing is that sometimes it will start up just fine and get to windows explorer and you think that everything is fixed but then it will freeze up on you and you must power it down starting the start up problems up again. i have made it through a couple of virus scans and took all the viruses that it had on it and i thought that that would take care of it but it didnt. it also has the problems of some of the keys on the keyboard dont work anymore and the touchpad doesnt work at all. i keep trying to install the drivers for those again but it keeps freezing. any ideas??

Thanks

A:laptop start up problems and problems in general

Originally Posted by ryen2324


Hey everybody,

I fixing a computer for a friend and i have just been stumped about it. It is a Gateway Laptop that has Vista. I know the major problem is that the computer will not start up when i hit the power button. It will turn on and you can hear the fans going but then it all stops and nothing happens. The screen stays blank and it doesnt even get to the Gateway start up screen. After awhile i just power it down by holding the power button. the weird thing is that sometimes it will start up just fine and get to windows explorer and you think that everything is fixed but then it will freeze up on you and you must power it down starting the start up problems up again. i have made it through a couple of virus scans and took all the viruses that it had on it and i thought that that would take care of it but it didnt. it also has the problems of some of the keys on the keyboard dont work anymore and the touchpad doesnt work at all. i keep trying to install the drivers for those again but it keeps freezing. any ideas??

Thanks





Hi ryen,

Try a startup repair.

Startup Repair

System Recovery Options

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I just bought a brand new hp laptop and sometimes when I start it up aftering being off a black screen pops up saying that there is no bootable device. It doesn't let me do anything so I have no choice but to manualy turn it off. When it comes back on it is totally fine.

I've also being having another problem which started today and has happened multiple times. I will be online or my laptop will just be sitting there and the screen goes black for a second or two. It will then come back on and say something like the screen failed but it was restored.

What should I do? I just bought it a week ago. Should I trade it in for another one or is there a cheap (preferrably free) easy fix? Please help.

If you need more info just ask.

Thanks.
 

A:Laptop Having Booting Problems and Screen Problems!

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I have an HP Pavilion zv6130 that seems unstable. It gets lots of messages when shutting down from Microsoft about encountering errors and wants me to send reports to them.

I first had problems after a difficult time installing Native Instruments--Akoustik Piano.

Ever since I have had problems with "shut downs" error messages with programs like Avira and Avast virus checkers.
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Is there a standard set of tests that I can run this HP through that will help me find the problem?
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A:HP laptop problems--help diagnosing problems

Hi, welcome to TechSupportForum.

I looked over your problem and it seems you might have a virus or malware problem. You should move this case from the Windows XP Forum to the General Security Forum.

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Hi guys,

I have SBS&D, I run Adaware, the Windows Firewall, I scan regularly with MSFT tools for bad stuff and I don't usually download things that don't smell right. However, I think small bugs/worms/trojans got me and though I manage to stay on the safe side I really want to see if you guys can explain why I can't open my HDD partitions. I'm using Win XP Pro and both C: and D: can't be opened. Instead it asks me to chose the program I want to use to open the "file".

What should be done? Are there any bigger problems? Should I be warned about my financial stuff? Should I change all my passwords? Thanks guys!

Here's my hijack log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 19:28:00, on 07.01.2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Acer\eManager\anbmServ.exe
c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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A:Some problems with my laptop

no one to help me out in here ?
 

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I currently own a Packard Bell Easynote 5142 laptop which working fine until the other evening when the battery began to run low. I plugged the charger in but the battery continued to run down until the laptop switched itself off. Since then I have not been able to switch the laptop back on. When pressing the power button all 3 lights (power 2 x charging) flash then go off again but it fails to boot. I have tested the power supplier to ensure that is working correctly and the same thing happens with or without the battery connected.

I took the laptop into PC World as I was passing and as it was orginally purchased from there and they seemed to think that it may be the motherboard causing the problems but would be unable to fix it.

My first question is does this sound right?

If so how easy would it be to replace? I have built and managed desktops but never done anything with laptops.

And finally if it is straight forward any idea where I can by a new motherboard from?

Thanks to all of you that have taken the time to help and hopefully help me out.

Jon
 

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Hi Jon

When you say you tested the PSU, what did you test, voltage or ampage, you can still get a voltage output but if the ampage has dropped due to component failure then it wont power the laptop.

Never trust PC world they dont know their ar*e from their Elbow, I use to go in regular just to mess the PC's up and test the knowledge of their sales reps and repair techs, they have the technical knowledge of a Monkey.

As for replacing a motherboard, well its easy to do but a right pain in the backside, however I speak from dealing with Dell laptops not Slackard Hells but I think they are all pretty much built the same.

Regards
 

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I currently own a Packard Bell Easynote 5142 laptop which working fine until the other evening when the battery began to run low. I plugged the charger in but the battery continued to run down until the laptop switched itself off. Since then I have not been able to switch the laptop back on. When pressing the power button all 3 lights (power 2 x charging) flash then go off again but it fails to boot. I have tested the power supplier to ensure that is working correctly and the same thing happens with or without the battery connected.

I took the laptop into PC World as I was passing and as it was orginally purchased from there and they seemed to think that it may be the motherboard causing the problems but would be unable to fix it.

My first question is does this sound right?

If so how easy would it be to replace? I have built and managed desktops but never done anything with laptops.

And finally if it is straight forward any idea where I can by a new motherboard from?

Thanks to all of you that have taken the time to help and hopefully help me out.

Jon
 

A:Laptop Problems

you can check the DC-IN jack on the laptop's MB. i suspect that it's broken.
 

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I have an hp pavillion dv6000 notebook running on Windows Vista.. Last week I was having problems with the computer "sticking". I

did every diagnostic that came with the pc, I ran virus scans numerous times. Both test said nothing was wrong., but obviously

there was. So I did a systrem restore ( F11) The computer restored properly and it no longer stuck but was so slow it would take

15 to 25 minutes just to start up. So my son suggested I remove the extra memory (Kingston) then try. Now it won't even boot up

even in safe mode. Every time I try I only get the screen asking how to restart Windows. No matter what option I choose, it acts

as if it's gonna startup, only to return to the same screen again and again. Any help woulb be greatly appreciated. PLEASE!

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Come on can't someone help me. I need this thing running and don't have the money to get it repaired by a pro. I gotta do this myself but I NEED HELP! Thanks!

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Hi everyone,
I'm looking for help with a laptop of mine. It is a Fujitsu amilo d 7830 and it was running xp pro. Recently when I was using it sometimes it would just reboot but when it tried 2 start up again just switched of and I had to wait at least 10 minutes before I could turn it on again. Now when I turn it on the fans and all come on but no bios comes up. Its not the monitor as I plugged an external into it and I think its something to do with the rebooting that happened earlier. I also tried other ram and thats not the problem.
Any ideas?
Conor
 

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For last month my laptop has been playing up. One annoying thing is that when im online my laptop sometimes freezes and i get a message saying internet explorer needs to close. After its sent its error report i have to reopen pages ive tried several things like running norton virus scans. clean ups etc but still having a problem

Also i cant download a windows update its - Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.1 Service Pack 1

This fails everytime.

Running Windows XP Any ideas what i can try Thanks Sorry u have to bear with me im new here lol
 

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Something has infected this comp, upon startup "winupdt.exe" starts up and won't delete. CWS ran clean, so did Ad-Aware. All versions are latest. Here are the logs:
StartupList report, 07/10/2004, 12:21:22 AM
StartupList version: 1.52
Started from : C:\Profiles\Phoenix\Desktop\StartupList.EXE
Detected: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
* Using default options
==================================================

Running processes:

C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program Files\VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Profiles\Phoenix\Application Data\mrce.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\wzep.exe
C:\Program Files\WindUpdates\WinKA.exe
C:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exe
C:\Program Files\WindUpdates\WinUpdt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Profiles\Phoenix\Desktop\StartupList.exe

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Listing of startup folders:

Shell folders Startup:
[C:\Profiles\Phoenix\Start Menu\Programs\Startup]
PowerReg Scheduler.exe

Shell folders Common Startup:
[C:\Profiles\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup]
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A few weeks back, my laptop got an electrostatic shock and shut down. I powered back up and had a few problems with blue screens afterwards and what not. I believed to have resolved all these issues, when then I attempt to play the games I used to play, mainly Warcraft 3, and every 20 minutes or so, I experience a lag of sorts, its not just online, offline as well. I reformatted my hard disk, and I reinstallled my OS, Windows XP Professional SP2, and I reinstalled all drivers etc and I am still experiencing this. I believe it to be a RAM problem, so I got a ram monitor to monitor spikes in RAM but it doesn't appear to be spiking much. Any suggestions??? Thanks in advance!
 

A:Laptop problems!

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My Compaq armada 3500 has 2 problems. Everything seems to be ok as I can still get online and it boots up fine, but, I can't get into my BIOS. Tried all the buttons that were recommended. like F10,F6,F11 w/FN, Del, etc. Any idea?
Also every few minutes the display goes blank. until I touch a key. Then it comes back on. I checked and changed the power setting in the both the batttery and powered settings to never for everything. But the problem remains.
Help!

A:Laptop has 2 problems

hmmm......sounds like a faulty onboard video and bad cmos battery. have you tried contacting compaq and telling them the problem?

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When i turn on my laptop a message comes out that i need shdocvw.dll and my destop is blank and i can get online through task manager please help me asap..... please
 

A:Im having problems with my laptop

CZA said:

When i turn on my laptop a message comes out that i need shdocvw.dll and my destop is blank and i can get online through task manager please help me asap..... pleaseClick to expand...
 

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Hi there, i brought my laptop about 1 year ago and had no problems with it until quite recently.

The back of my laptop would blow out air that smelt like BO. =/

My brother asked his friend about it who knows a lot about computers and he told me that it's probably due to the fan inside getting clogged up and it if it continues the processor will most likely fry. He recommended getting a can of compressed air and cleaning out the fan. The fan also blows really loud and is like permanently on like you can always hear the sound it makes.

I am going to buy a can of compressed air and was wondering if i needed to take the computer apart to get to the fan or if there was some other way because I'm not really very good at taking them apart and re-assembling them etc.

Also there is a little like grill thing at the back which is the main exit point for the fan (I think) If i just blow compressed air into that will that help?

Oh and one more thing it just randomly shut down earlier, not sure if that's anything to do with it but it's never happened before and i think this might be related.

Thanks for help suggestions. Much appreciated.

Ben.
 

A:Laptop fan problems.

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Hi All,

I have a laptop, which the HDD had broke on. I bought a HDD to replace it and installed it in and the laptop showed it up in the BIOS but not when I tried installing an OS. I took the HDD and put it in another Laptop and it showed up in the BIOS and I installed a new OS on it no problem. I took it out and put it back in the other laptop but still having the same problem of the HDD not showing up. Anyone know what the problem might be??

Thanks in advance.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 2 and 1. I purchased it about 6 months ago. Off the bat, I've been having some random issues with it.
1) Sometimes while it's charging, I will go back to try and use it, but the laptop has shut down on its own. The charging light with start blinking repeatedly yellow and white and I have to hold down the power button for several seconds so it stops. Then after a few minutes, I will turn it back on and when I do, the wifi isn't detected and there's no way to get my internet to work so yet again, I have to restart it a second time and then the wifi is fine. There is no rhyme or reason to this happening. It happens randomly. It's not the charger itself or any loose connection, I've looked into that. It's also not the laptop dying because when this occurs, it's usually charged 40+%.
2) The laptop overheats very quickly, especially when charging. There isn't just the typical fan noise you hear when your laptop is trying to cool off, but it's a buzzing sound that doesn't seem right. The other night when I was playing a game, my computer crashed and I got the blue screen and then it restarted. I don't know if it crashed because it was too much for my laptop to handle, although it was running fine (no freezing/lagging), or if the program itself caused it to crash. Never had the blue screen before, quite bothersome as this laptop is still new.
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I have a laptop from ACER and when it boots up it gives me a message saying NTLDR is missing. Press any key to restart. When i do that it goes back to the say screen. so, i have to reboot the laptop and it will take me back to the same message. Can you tell me what the problems is and what i need to do?
 

A:laptop problems

To fix "NTLDR is Missing", follow these instructions:

1. Load Windows XP CD into CD drive.

2. Make sure BIOS is set to boot to CD drive.

3. Boot the computer from CD.

4. At menu, press "R" to load Recovery Console.

5. Select the installation to be fixed.
*The following instructions assume CD-ROM is labeled as drive D and the hard drive partition the windows installation is on is labeled as drive C. Replace the letters accordingly.

6. Type COPY D:\i386\ntldr C:\ and then press ENTER.

7. Type COPY D:\i386\ntdetect.com C:\ and then press ENTER.

8. Remove CD and type EXIT and press ENTER (to reboot your computer).
 

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not sure if this is the right place for this but, i have an hp pavillion dv4 1555dx laptop running windows 7, the first problem is occasionally when i unplug the laptop from AC power, the usb ports are powered when the computer is off, i have a cooler for the bottom of the computer and when i turn off the computer and unplug the AC power, it is still on (powered by USB port), the second problem is that when i use the ac adapter, the power brick gets hot faster than normal, and windows reports that the battery can't hold it's charge anymore, which puzzles me because i've only had the laptop for about a year now, and i don't think hp batteries are that bad, i want to know what i need to do?
 

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Ok so i have a laptop, it's an advent laptop with Vista as the OS. I've had problems with it since i bought it from my brother but now it's got to the point where i need to sort it out.

First off it used to turn itself off when every now and then, usually when i was watching a video. About a month ago it started doing it a lot more regularly, and shortly after that, everytime it happened i wouldn't be able to use my laptop because no matter what it would do it turned itself off. To solve this i used to use system restore (which allowed me to use it again).

Now it has happened again, but i can't use system restore because apparently i don't have any restore points created. In my efforts to try and fix the problem (or at least find out what's causing it) i came across "Full Destructive Restore".

NOTE: Works fine in "Safe Mode"

So my questions are:

Is there anyway of fixing this?
What is full destructive restore? Any alternatives?

A:Problems with my laptop

Hello Ali060 and welcome to TSF,

Press F8 immediately after the BIOS splashscreen.
This will open the advanced boot option menu.
If you load to Windows you need to restart and try again.
Select the option to Turn Off automatic restart.

Boot into Safe Mode and check C://Windows/Minidump for any .dmp files.

If you have any, follow the instructions in the following thread and attach the zipped files to your next reply.

In the interim, download the UBCD from the link in my signature and burn it to CD using a program like ImgBurn.
note: If you are burning the disc on a Windows 7 system, you just need to double click the .iso file to initiate the image burning process, no software necessary.

When the CD is burned, boot your laptop to the CD and select HDD from the menu, then select Diagnosis. Finally, select Drive Fitness Test (Hitachi) and let it load. When prompted select the ATA only option. Run the quick test and then the extended test.
Take note of the drive ID.
Post the Drive ID and the results of both tests.

A destructive restore is when the filesystem is wiped out and the Operating System is replaced. This is a last resort option.

-GZ

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I'm running Vista on my HP laptop.

Recently I've come across some problems using both Safari and IE8 when downloading. Usually when I download .rar files I can open them through the download window that pops up, showing me the size and time remaining on my downloads.

Lately when I have been using this method, my files go missing. I go to open them and it says they cannot be opened because they have been moved. Searching for them in Windows Explorer never brings up any results either.

Also, I have a LG VX9900 (enV2) phone which I typically connect to my laptop via USB. About the same time the downloading problem occurred, my laptop no longer picks up my phone. I cannot install the drivers again because I can't open any of my downloaded files.

Does anyone know what may be causing this?

I have tried running full scans with Kaspersky but they stall out when it scans \Device\CdRom3
 

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Hey

My brother has a Packard Bell laptop running MS XP - So I think this is the correct Forum for this.

The laptop is fairly new (about 14 months old) and he's never had any problems with it, but yesterday he tried booting it up and the first screen came up fine (with the Packard Bell logo and the option to press F2 / F10 for BIOS setup e.t.c.) but then the next screen just flashes "Not bootable CD in ATAPI CD-Rom" and then the whole screen goes blank - and nothing happens.

The error message is on for a split second and then that's it - the whole screen is blank, despite the laptop still actually being on.

Anyone know how this problem has being caused and how it can be fixed?

Thanks in advance,

Ash.
 

A:Problems with laptop

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Alright my laptop has been having this problem where at boot svchost.exe took up 50% cpu
I tried fixing the problem by making norton delete all tracking cookies
Now it's like way worse
Svchost.exe sometimes does it
Then the .net framework service and when I try to end it just restarts I fixed that by just moving the file to another location
Then when I end svchost.exe the aero themes stop working, the wifi too
I also installed the latest windows update except sp1
And I do have a system restore point of where the svchost.exe process would go to 50% when starting up
What should I do know?

A:Very big problems with my laptop

Check svhost processes with:
svchost viewer

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C:\ is not accessible. Access is denied.

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My girlfriend's computer recently started acting up. She used to have dial-up through AOL before I got her Sprint wireless broadband. She had Norton but her license expired and she was having problems with her CD drive so she she couldn't run the update CD her dad got for her. She has never been able to use Firefox but recently her IE7 has stopped working and nothing is able to connect to the internet. I ran virus scanners and spyware scanners and got rid of everything found. I would boot in safe mode to do this and nothing helped. I decided to boot into safe mode with networking and see if I was able to get online that way and it worked. I am attaching a HJT log from scans when I boot in safe mode and when I boot normally. Anything to help would be appreciated. Thanks
Matt
Almost forgot, she has a Dell XPS laptop with XP Media Center Edition on it.
EDIT:
I see my post getting some traffic. Thank you to my potential helpers!!!
 

A:Laptop Problems

Well I ran malwarebytes (deleted some adware) and uninstalled norton. Now the internet is working. If anyone can still scan the log files to see if there is anything else. I will edit this post with an updated log.
 

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Mod Edit:  Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/511277/laptop-always-freezing-when-connected-to-the-internet/ - Hamluis.
 
sorry for the bad english,
 
Lately my notebook (Lenovo) having the same problem. and i also realized there's some random sub program on the taskbar, the icon was like a padlock, a black padlock. When i clicked, nothing appears. It was like, it just there whenever the internet was on.
 
Like your friend's notebook, my notebook work normally if it was not connected to the internet, and that black padlock icon was missing.
 
Do you guys know how to remove that annoying sub program? because i tried to find it in programs and features in the control panel, but it was not there.

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I have a laptop to a LG HDTV connection via VGA cable.
It used to work before in the summer, but when i tried using it recently the connection will go through, however after a few seconds the picture will freeze, then a couple minutes later will turn into a blank black screen, or have a "no signal" connection.
During this time I am able to use the menu controls for the TV, change inputs and everything. However, if i cycle through my inputs and come back to the RBG input, the picture from the laptop will be back, but in a few seconds will go through the same problem again. Does anyone know what is wrong with this?
 

A:Laptop to TV problems

you might have a bad cable.
 

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i have a toshiba laptop and everytime i turn it on it automatically shut off by itself

A:laptop problems

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Does the same thing happen in Safe Mode?

How long does the computer stay on for before turning off?

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My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite A215-S4747 model, it's 2 years old... Until about June, there were no problems with it... In June, when I tried to install some updates, I got a Blue Screen of Death. I managed to fix it... Then in about July, there was a new update for Windows Vista SP2. I installed it, but after configuring updates, it reverted the changes... There were no problems with it afterwards. I was on the laptop several days after this, and it began to run really slow, so I restarted it. And it gave me another Blue Screen, I used Startup Repair to fix the problem. Several days after, I played a game called MapleStory, but after several minutes, the laptop froze, so I turned it off by holding the power button. During the reboot, the laptop went into one of those CHKDSK sessions. First thing I noticed about this session was that there were many "File Record Segment ##### is Unreadable", where ##### are numbers... They did some deleting.... and afterwards, I got on, happy that the laptop is still working... But when I look at the Wireless Internet... It is always identifying my connection... And when I try to open programs that requires you to go through the awkward darkened desktop and a window that asks if you "Allow" or "Cancel" the program from running on Vista, it won't even go to the darkened desktop with the window...

Someone suggested that I use my recovery CDs from Toshiba to fix the problem, what should I do?
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A:Laptop Problems

In the situation that you are in, since it has been a couple years anyway, backup all your files/programs. Make sure you note all the system specs for drivers (just in case), and re-install...
Have you been running security software on it?
 

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Allrighty, well to start, I have a toshiba laptop running XP, the screen is dead or something, I'm not sure what's wrong with that part, the screen just doesnn't do anything, but that's not the problem I need fixed right now. What I did was hook it up to a standard plug and play monitor. now, for some stupid reason, when I was in XP I enabled the plug and play monitor, this made it the second screen.... but I can't see the primary screen now because that's not what's displayed on the plug and play monitor like it used to. I need to know if there's a way to disable that plug and play monitor so I can see my main desktop again, and then I'll see if I can't fix the laptop screen being blank. If I had another laptop here I'd just figure out how to do it without a mouse, by copying my actions from one comp to the other, but I don't. Please help me, I'm getting really frustrated...
 

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I have a relatively new laptop (bought in September), Acer Laptop Aspire E5-573G-56RG Intel Core i5 5200U (2.20 GHz) 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD. I have had quite a few problems, some of which I have already mentioned in this forum. I shall be in the USA in February for a few weeks, and hope that the guarantee would cover whatever is wrong with the laptop.

I have bought many laptops in the past: HP, Dell and Acer (this is the third one; the other two are working fine on the same network and modem-Fritzbox 7390) for me and for my friends and family, and have never had such problems. What I need to know is how to convince Acer that something, indeed, is wrong, and if there are any tests which I can undertake to show them that this was not working as expected. I bought it from Newegg. The network speed on all the laptops is about the same

The problems are multifold and occur with all of the browsers: Edge, IE11, Firefox and Chrome. Extremely slow browsing, great difficulty in attaching any attachments, normally small, to emails (I normally use Gmail, but same thing happens with Yahoo). Sometimes, the files can be attached after an inordinate amount of time, but usually I get a message saying attachment failure. I can attach it to the same email on another laptop! Many sites can not be opened, again not always but many times.

I have windows defender as the anti virus, have cleaned it with malwarbytes anti malware, spybot s&d, superantispyware, and ccleaner (all free versions). Su... Read more

A:New laptop, quite a few problems

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Hi all,

I own an Alienware Area-52 m9750 laptop which has developed a problem. About 2 weeks ago I discovered that whenever I insert a USB thumb drive, a message pops up telling me that “this device could operate faster if it was attached to a high speed USB port” and click this message to see a list of available high speed ports. After clicking the message, another window pops up listing all the USB ports on my laptop, and says that “there are no high speed USB controllers installed on this computer! I can still transfer files to and from the thumb drive, but the transfer rate is obviously not USB 2

I have tried various things to get this working again, but nothing has fixed it. I have even just finished reinstalling Windows (XP) and services packs etc, and the problem is still there which makes this look like a hardware problem.

Every other aspect of the laptop is working fine, and the only USB device which is attached is my mouse, which doesn’t get effected as it doesn’t require USB 2, but I am worried that this could lead to other problems down the line.

I have also emailed Alienware with the details, but they basically came back and said that your warranty ran out just over a year ago, so we are not interested in your problem (not their exact words, but that was the message)

Any feedback will be much appreciated
 

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I have an HP laptop, bought it used on Amazon. After installing updates, the laptop refused to turn back on. There's a blue screen, and first it says, "Diagnosing your HP Laptop" then, "Preparing Automatic Repair Tool". That's as far as it gets. It won't download the tool, and neither can I access the start menu or anything else. I'm so upset, as it's my first laptop, and I've always wanted one. Please help. It runs on Windows 8.
 

A:HP Laptop Problems

model of the laptop

d/load and run the h/drive makers dos diagnostic utility on the h/drive

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

did it come with a warranty from amazon
 

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laptop shows all signs of infection although scans reveal nothing

A:laptop problems

Welcome aboard What are the signs?Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish. * If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version. * Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan. * When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results. * Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. * When completed, a log will open in Notepad. * Post the log back here.Be sure to restart the... Read more

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Hello!

I have several problems in my winXp system ...

I am unable to folow links in the Internet Explorer.
I am Unable to open the User Accounts Control pannel.
(Getting
'an error has occurred in the script on this page
Access is denied to: res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\nusrmgr.cpl/body.htc
Code: 0
URL: res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\nusrmgr.cpl/nusrmgr.hta

Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?'
message).

Am unable to play MP3 files in Windows media player.

I've been through the spyware forum, and the system is now clean, but still these problem presist ...

Any ideas?

A:Problems with Win XP on HP laptop

Lets start with Running the System File Checker

Go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type in:

sfc /scannow ( sfc if not reconized)

This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem. You will need your Windows XP disk

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Fujitsu lifebook ah512- windows 8
I have had this laptop for the last 2 weeks, brand new, working fine.
Last night it started an automated update restart during which it crashed twice.
After ther update & since, it has repeatedly & constantly crashed after a minute of switching on (whether logged on yet or not).
When it crashes it shows a blue screen saying there's a problem with the pc & needs to be restarted. When the error report sometimes gets a chance to show, its
 

A:problems with new laptop

(Mobile doesn't like this site)
.... the files at fault are;
memory.dmp
Minidump/083113-58140-01.dmp
Local/temp/Wer-131140-0.sysdata.xml
 

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Ok...I am new here and at my end with my laptop. It is a Gateway M320x. It is around 2 years old and is in excellent condition, It has never been dropped, I have taken emaculate care of it. Well about 3 months ago I was on the internet with it and the power shut off and it re-started on its own. After this it started doing it totally random and has been to 2 different places, and to Gateway on 4 seperate ocassions. I get no error codes and the hard drive, lan board, heat sink and processor fan have all been replaced. I got tired of paying Gateway $600 per trip and figured I would buy another. I was basicly just seeing if anyone has had/ or may know what I could try to fix it. It is to nice of a unit to throw away.

Thanks for reading!
 

A:Problems With My Laptop

As a last resort I would give this a try, if it doesn't work they say you pay nothing..

http://cgi.ebay.com/Gateway-M320X-P...ryZ51162QQssPageNameZWD1VQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
 

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I was having problems with windows firewall not being able to be opened so I downloaded Spysweeper and ran a scan. It came back with some cookies but also a backdoor-trojan-haxdoor. I deleted the problem and ran another scan. It picked up the same problem but listed in a system restore point I believe. I deleted it again. I am still not able to open windows firewall. I get this message "Due to an unidentified problem, Windows can not display Windows Firewall settings. I Downloaded HiJack this. The following is the report. Hopefully someone can help me out with this.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:57:30 AM, on 01/04/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\QuickSet.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Distillr\Acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
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Hi all. Well I am having problems with turning on my Toshiba satellite c50-a-19t laptop. The night before there was a smell coming from the fan so I turned it off. I put it on charge in the morning and when it was fully charged I went to use it. The white light on the front goes on for a sec and then goes straight off and the laptop don't power up. Any ideas guys ???
 

A:Problems with laptop

Sounds as though it may have over heated and something may have shorted out. you will need to have it looked at your local repair shop.
 

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Hello

My mum received a laptop (Windows XP) from her workplace which she has been allowed to keep. We do not have administrative rights for some things like deleting a software, opening in safe mode etc.

The laptop has recently contracted a major virus. We cannot open in safe mode to remove the virus as we do not know the password that the administrator used.

The administrator has since left the workplace.

The only other option is to re-install the laptop using the Windows XP CD_ROM that got when I brought my computer but i cannot find it.

I really need somebody's help as to what to do next.

If we upgrade to Vista will that get rid of the virus? Will it be like a new installation?

Help

Irene

A:Laptop problems

if you upgrade to vista then yes it should get rid of the virus, as long as you delete the old partition and the format a new one(this should have been done anyway by the company as it is illeagal to have a companys data).

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Hi

The dvd rom in my pc is no longer working & I'm trying to figure out how to fix it.

I have an Acer Aspire 5520 & I did a complete restore to factory settings last night, and all worked well until about 3 hours ago. I did a system restore & its still not working.

It is showing up in device manager & even in my computer, but its like its just dead.

At one point I put pressure on the drive pushing it in & it responded, but that only lasted for one disk.

I was wondering if maybe the drive has come out of the connection a bit at the back, and if it has, is it easy to get in there and fix it myself. (I have built desktop pcs before but have only just replaced RAM on this laptop.

Also if it sounds like the drive has died on me, is it easy for me to replace? I am only on the disability pension & can't afford to put it in at a pc shop & be ripped off.

Does anyone know of a good site that will help me through the process of replacing the drive?

The specs are:
specs:
AMD Turion 64 x 2 mobile technology TL-64 2.20GHz
32-bit OS
Windows Vista Home Premium
Nvida gforce 8600M GS
3GB DDR2
15.4'' monitor
220 GB HDD

I know this all sounds pretty dicky but its driving me crazy.

Thanks heaps
Netrom
 

A:Problems with laptop dvd rom

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ojnly on my laptop

1. I have the message
Internet explorere cannot open this web page.. I can open just fine, I have deleted all previous files It does not hamper me it is annoying it seems to be where there should be advertisements
2. sentences are jumbled together top to bottom... not all websites
 

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