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Maleware Attack.Having recently cleaned up my computer (Windows X P Media Centre 2005 ) SpyBot ..I unfortunately lost my "Widows Updates"..Restore File..and my Internet Explorer 8 is very unstabable as the mouse when I click a new page either does nothing or I wait thirty seconds and clik again (SLOW)..Is there a safe free tool/program that may enable me to right my computer ??..Thank you for any assistance..

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

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

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

A: Questions

it's possible that if the Malware did damage you may have to reinstall IE8, or reimage your system, depends on how bad the damage is, if it did that much damage.

Try these things first....

Delete all Browsing History, check all boxes except for Preserve Favorites Website Data

Check your Security Settings in IE, make sure there is nothing strange in Trusted sites
and click on Reset all zones to default level

Then Reset Internet Explorer Settings in IE, it will be on the Advanced tab
Check the box, Delete Personal Settings

Get Malwarebytes and run it also...

Try that first..

But unfortunately, depending on the damage done, it is not always possible to fully recover without doing what is referred to a nuke and reload
Back up all data, format drive and start over.

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1. Ran out of this space in my Q:Lenvovo - backup assigned partition.  14GB.  (My C: drive has 80GB free!) How can I fix this?  Is there a way to expand the partition without deleting it first?  Does Lenvovo or Microsoft or SSD manufacturer have a tool to do this where you just enter the amount you want to expand a partition to and it will adjust the other partition accordingly?  If not; I cannot delete the Q:Lenovo drive using file explorer or disk cleanup utility.  How do I remove at the original backup?  When I go to disk cleanup it shows blank the files; so it is a hidden file or subdirectory.  I even try signing on as System Administratin but forgot the password I created, it been so long ago and never use it.  LOL!   If I cannot do any of this:  There is an option to do a Windows 10 refresh but can you redirect it to a new SSD from the existing SSD? 2. Looking to get a new SSD but in NVMe configuration. a. Does my L450 support NVMe boot up? What type of NVMe does my Thinkpad support?  I thinking of getting the Samsung 860 Evo.b. Is connecting the new NVMe and running transfer SSD software the Windows 10 will recognize the drives and do the transfer?    Serial NumberF0ATPKGPart Number: 20D5503800 Thanks for any help you can give in this matter!

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Hi,

I'm thinking about building my own PC, but I don't quite understand what anti-static precautions should be taken. Obviously, nothing will be plugged in, but is there anything I'm missing or not understanding?
Also, are anti-static wrist bands essential? Also, would carpet work as a good working area?

Thanks
 

A:Questions About Precautions to Building a PC (Easy Questions)

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I have a
HP Pavilion dv7t-1000 CTO Entertainment Notebook PC
64bit with Windows Vista Home premium
Recently I had a friend take it and wipe it to start fresh.
when I got it back it is still pointing to a bizarre path..?? (which is one of the reasons I wanted to start fresh. It points to:

PATH
%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\Power2Go;%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\

PATHEXT
.COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH;.MSC

why would this be the case? When I got it back I see that some things like my extra monitor was already installed.. (Before I even hooked it up??) and some folders I had renamed example folder.OLD was still here. (and many other things that lead me to believe it did not get formatted correctly. (and could still have virus?)
He used my factory disks. (which I do have)
can anyone advise me on what is going on?
thanks so much!!

A:Environment Variables questions and format questions

I've had a bunch of HP machines. But I never used the restore. I'm not sure if it formats or just installs over what's there. It may leave files and folders that are in subfolders of programs that come bundled with the machine assuming it's data or something. The path looks fine to me. That %SystemRoot% stuff is just a way to use environment variables in case the system is not installed on C:\Windows.

If you really just want the OS and not the bundled software see the threads about ISO download for Vista. You can evaluate for 90 days perfectly legally. There are also tutorials how to extend the evaluation by 30 days.

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Hello Experts,

Question 1:

To initialize the 4 elements of integer array named numbers to the value of 0, is THIS

int number [4] = { 0 };

correct, and the exact same thing as saying this:

int number [4] = { 0, 0, 0, 0 }; // ?

Question 2:

Assuming
double x [ 6 ], y [ 14 ];

What C++ statement could I write that would

copy array named x into the first part of array named y. // ?

Thanks again! ... RB
 

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Hello,

Brand new user.

a. The new PC came with McAfee anti virus.
Should I use it ?

Is it as good as AVG, e.g., which I used on my old W7 PC ? Use them both ?

b. And, how do I turn on the "Defender" anti virus which I understand is part of
the W10 package ?

Would it interfere with McAfee or AVG ? How good is it ?

c. How do I turn on the Firewall; I'm assuming there is one like in W7 ?

Much thanks,
Bob

A:New W10 User Questions (Basic Questions, Please)

McAfee, AVG and Defender are all anti-virus programs and you should only run one. In fact Defender will get turned off when another one is installed.

Right click the Start button and select Control Panel.

Then select Security and Maintenance and under Security it will show your the status of the Firewall, Virus and Spyware and which program is running what.

Control panel also has links to Defender and Firewall.

That McAfee is a trial version and at some point you will have to buy it.

Jim

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Hey guys, you might of seen a post or two about me not able to get our domain to use GPO's, but its all fixed now. YAY !
(It was the DNS, incase anyone was interested)

but now i got a few questions, i'll start with:

1. Is there anyway to configure a client by just having them log onto the domain? e.g. Disable Security Center, Windows Messanger, Add a Registry hack. etc.

2. Is there anyway to view a list of all websites visited on the network with information, eg. Who was looking at it(which user), at what time. etc

3. Is there a way to record a list of all objects printed from our print server with information? e.g. User that printed it, time it was printed, how many pages, how many copys. etc.

4. Is there a way to delete start menu files/folders with a logon script?

5. I'm going to put "Deep Freeze" on the computers that are accessed and used by the public, but i've never used it, nor have any experience with it.
Does it cause any problems with normal operation of the computer? if anyone could give me some feedback on this, i'd love to hear it.

Also, is it possible to get more then just 6 Virtual Drives on a computer?

i mean, isn't there 23 possible drives?
 

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I have a Packard Bell P133, model D135. Eight megs of
RAM are on the motherboard. According to a search of
this model on a 'Memory' website, this model has FPM non-
parity memory. The machine had two 4-MB modules installed
when it was new in 1996, for a total of 16 MB at time of purchase.
Since then, I have added two 8MB modules to bring it up to
32MB. Two weeks ago, I replaced the two 4MB modules with
two 32MB FPM modules, which was supposed to bring it up to a total of 88MB. When I boot up, it only reads slightly over 81MB as passed....of course, on the System Properties 'General' tab, 80MB is listed. Can anyone tell me what might have happened to the other 8MB?

Another question: Would parity memory be compatible with
non-parity memory? I know from research, that most servers use parity memory...parity being described as a feature of
a module for error-checking. Would parity memory work OK with non-parity, but not the other way around? The reason I ask is, I have an opportunity to buy some used 72-pin, FMP parity modules at a good price, and I just wanted to know if the two (parity and non-parity) would mesh. I wanted to bring it up to the max for this model....136MB, providing the 8MB on-board memory is read. That was my own theory about the missing 8MB....that the on-board memory, for some reason isn't being read. Any thoughts on this?

Last questions: How critical is mixing speeds? Will 70ns
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A:Memory: Questions.....questions....questions....

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Hey guys, just have a few questions in regards to Vista x32 vs x64 as well as Direct x10 issues when it comes to gaming.

First off - What benefits do I get by running Vista x64 as opposed to x32 when it comes to gaming. I bought Call of Duty 4 as well as Bioshock, and will be buying some of the new games coming out such as Assassin's Creed and Far Cry 2. Are any of these games 64 bit games?

Second off - Do I get any benefit playing a game made for DirectX 9 on a DirectX10 platform? Or are the graphic increases only visible in games actually made for DirectX 10? Again, are any of the games I listed above made to work with better graphics in DirectX 10?

Thanks guys!

A:32/64 bit questions & DirectX 9/10 questions :)

I discovered your inquiry while I was attempting to answer questions similar to yours.

This isn't much help but try reading about Epic Game's 'Unreal' game engine. I'm reading the article on wikipeadia about this game engine. This is the game engine used for Gears of War and Unreal Tournament.

Any way, it seems that if your running the game in a 64-bit environment like Windows Vista 64 the game will be in 64-bit mode.

It uses Directx 10 and Directx 10 also seems to be in 64-bit mode depending on weather Windows is in 64-bit mode.

In related news, it seems that the 'Unreal' game engine and the 'Source' game engine (Used for Half life 2, etc) are optimized to take advantage of multi-threading or in other words optimized for multi-core processors.

Anyway, see what conclusions you come to...I'll post an update as I learn more.

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G'day,

I'm about to make the leap from IE8 to IE9.

Will all my favorites under the Favorites menu, and all my shortcuts under the Favorites Bar port across into the IE9 equivalent?

Regards,
Golden

A:IE8 to IE9 - a few questions

Hello Golden.

In a word, yes.

You can access them under Favorites on the Menu toolbar or by clicking View favorites, feeds, and history, which is the star icon at the top-right of the browser window.

You can also use the Alt+C keyboard combination to access your favorites.

I would though be inclined to backup your favorites first, just in case anything does go wrong.

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Anyone know what Strafe Modifer is in controls for CS? As default settings there is not hot key for this.

BTW, does anyone use their right mouse for crouching. I set the mouse wheel button for special features. Using the Ctrl key for crouching was not good for me since I always seemed to hit the "Windows" key instead....grrrr.

I've been playing CS for 5 months now...my 1st ever FPS...and seem to can't get better than a 50/50 player. How in the world does some of these guys you see with like 50 kills and 5 deaths do it? Are most of these guys cheating somehow? I'm amazed how they seem to never miss at some of the ranges they shoot at using pratically any type of gun.

Wolvey
 

A:CS questions...

na man, no cheating there. well, some people hack the game, but some people really can do that easy. i use to play CS, and played for about 2 years stright, i could easy get 50 and 5, nothing too it. you just need to practice practice...i would still PWN but i hate steam...i like the old 1.5 days, 1.6 just blows my mind.

-j4ck d0t com
 

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1)In Windows Explorer, whenever I double-click on a folder, instead of going into it, it just opens the Windows Search box. What's going on?

2)Is there any way to change the folder icon system wide?
 

A:Two questions

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1. Directinput
I'm having problems with almost every game I try to run. At first I thought that there is something wrong with my graphic drivers. All games on startup reported an error: The instruction at "0x77f58267" referenced memory at "0x00000078". The memory could not be "read". I tried to run Crazy Taxi PC and it was the only game that left some report at drWatson (drwtsn32). It mentioned dinput8!DirectInputCreate8 so I installed new DirectX (9.0b) but it didn't help. I ran DirectX Diagnostic (dxdiag) and it reported this: DxDiag has detected that there may have been a problem accessing DirectInput the last time this program was used. Would you like to bypass DirectInput this time? If I choose Yes, all's fine. If I chose No, DxDiag crashes. What to do?

2. Rundll32.exe - Application Error
When I try to open "Game Controllers" in Control Panel, I get a popup window showing:
Rundll32.exe - Application Error:
The instruction at "0x77f58267" referenced memory at "0x00000078". The memory could not be "read".
 

A:2 questions... Help!

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Hi, some friends of mine has asked me to do some troubleshooting on their computers. Trouble is, I'm a devout Win 98 believer, and his system is running XP. So far, I HATE XP! I have a few general (and probably stupid) questions that might make all this easier, so here goes:
1- WHERE does the system tell me how much RAM the computer has? In Win 98 I just right click on MyComputer, and Properties tells me how much there is, and what percentege of the system resources are free. I did right click on the task bar and got a bunch of info that I can't decipher. Moving graphs and stuff.. AGGG! WHY did they do this to Windows?
2 - How do I eliminate the need for a password on a laptop running XP Professional?
3 - If a system is set up with an administrator, and some other accounts, is there a way of preventing the administrator from invading another account and reading info? Does changing the logon password provide any protection from a snooping administrator?
4 - Can a laptop designed for WinME run XP efficiently? (14gb hard drive)
5 - Is fdisking a laptop essentialy the same as fdisking a desktop? I want to remove XP from a laptop and install 98.
Thanks,
TennisWitch
 

A:XP Questions

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Hi all, got 2 doubts if someone maybe can give some info.

im looking for great firewall : tested near all aviable atm. zone alarm cause alot of problems all times i try to use in diferents pcs too, glasswire using win firewall for what i know wich not convince me.. windows products always not really strong and just send extra telemetry to them.: both of these firewalls got paid vervions much better than free. so i dont go use a " limited software". those both are just some examples of some firewall i test ( yes comodo too : waiting for V9 stable to try again ). and private firewall the best with big diference abouth all others but i see it still discontinued from years ago dont get fresh versions or options ( can some1 confirm that pls? )

second question.. is there any option in firewalls to block most telemetry u send from back ward to microsoft?
thx advanced.
 

A:two questions :)

dJim said:





Hi all, got 2 doubts if someone maybe can give some info.

im looking for great firewall : tested near all aviable atm. zone alarm cause alot of problems all times i try to use in diferents pcs too, glasswire using win firewall for what i know wich not convince me.. windows products always not really strong and just send extra telemetry to them.: both of these firewalls got paid vervions much better than free. so i dont go use a " limited software". those both are just some examples of some firewall i test ( yes comodo too : waiting for V9 stable to try again ). and private firewall the best with big diference abouth all others but i see it still discontinued from years ago dont get fresh versions or options ( can some1 confirm that pls? )

second question.. is there any option in firewalls to block most telemetry u send from back ward to microsoft?
thx advanced.Click to expand...

1. If you have tried all the home user security suites, then there really aren't really any other firewalls available. I really recommend BiniSoft's Windows
Firewall Control; you can use WFC to do everything you need using Windows Firewall.

2. To disable all W10 telemetry, you can do it right in Windows Firewall:

Win + R (Run) Control Panel > Windows Firewall > Advanced Settings > Outbound Rules

Highlight all the telemetry entries then right click and select Disable Rule (Don't delete in case you need to ... Read more

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Hi I have two question, is kazaa still free or do you have to pay to download from their site. and second question is winamp full version free or do you have to pay for it? I am using winamp to burn cds. Thanks.
 

A:Questions

Yes, Kazaa is still free (last I checked!)

Most folks on this site would recommend using www.kazaalite.com instead of Kazaa due to spyware issues with Kazaa.

I have used both and prefer Kazaa Lite.

I also use Winamp to rip/burn .mp3 files to .wav. Winamp3 is the latest version, and it is free.

Have fun!
 

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I have yahoo ameritech DSL,
The salesperson said i would get 750mbps connection speed, yet while i am downloading (from a very reliable server) i only get 65-70 mbps download rate. I am i getting ripped off or is this the norm? Also i have a Dlink ethernet router, will using a router hurt my connection speed?
 

A:DSL questions

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The other day my friend gave me and told me i could have it...The PC is pretty old its running Windows 95....Now this computer im on now is Windows XP....What im wanting to know is what i would need to Get the computer i got from a friend online with my cable modem and be online with this one.....I dont have a router and i really dont like routers there such a pain......Both PC's have a NIC in them and i have an extra NIC....Im thinkin about formatting the HDD and installing Linux on the other PC if someone can help me.....I would appreciate it alot.....
 

A:I have some Questions

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1. When playing The Sims 2, I don't know if anyone else gets this, but when a sim changes clothes there is a slight pause, how do I fix this?

2. How do I turn on vsync?

Thanks!
 

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Hello,

I have a problem with two things, one is pretaining to games, and one is pretaining to AIM/MSN Messenger.
I play a game called graal, and it has a client. When people send me personl messages I can open the message and they usually have a website of some sort. I can get to the point where it say Open or Cancel, but if I press open, it won't pop up. I have turned Pop-Off blocker off several times.
Same goes with AIM, I can't access even using the CTRL click.

Thanks.
 

A:Two Questions

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The kids just got a ps2 (slim silver type) and I have a couple questions.
1. What are the 2 usb ports for?
2. Can I plug in my logitec usb controller and use it?
3. Instead of a Sony memory card can I plug in a usb thumb drive to save info?
4. If not....what can be used used in the usb ports?

Thanks.
 

A:PS2 questions

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Hey all,

I've noted in quite a few threads lately that people using 300w power supplies to run their P4's and Athlons. I was under the assumption that these processors really needed 350w Power supplies.

I realize that a good quality 300w PS is probably better than a cheap 350w but most people pay little concern to their PSs and just get the cheapest around. I'm completely on the other side of the spectrum. I went for complete and utter overkill with my PS(and its probably a waste now, but it should last me quite a long time)

So whats the deal? Is a 300w ok? What are you running in your athlon and P4 rigs?
 

A:PS questions

I'm running 400W PS's on all the systems. In fact most of the motherboard manuals lately have said that they require at least 250 watts just for the board alone, so I figure another 100 watts for the drives in case they all run at once, and 50 watts for good measure.
 

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I am in the process of putting my software back together after the hard drive failed. I have installed XP, and am trying to install Office XP with FrontPage. It will not accept the product key, which is correct, no matter what I do.
Any thoughts on this. This software was on the computer with no problem before the crash.

Also, the computer will not shut down now when I turn it off. It remains hung at the blue 'Windows is shutting down' message. I have to hold the power button in for the power to go off.

Thanks for any advice.
 

A:2 XP questions

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Hello,

I just posted the following in the General Forum.
I realize that it should probably have gone here.

I apologize for this double posting, as I really don't want to go against any Forum protocols. Very, very appreciative of all the help I've received.
--------------------------
New HP PC. 64 Bit W7 Home Premium

Have been fighting this problem of Windows Explorer stopping every 1/2 hour or so, and then restarting again, for another 1/2 hour perhaps.

The Event Log shows zillions of items, most with ATI mentioned.

There are new ATI Drivers, apparently, for my ATI graphics card.

So, with agreements from those knowledgeable folks here, I tried to download them and install them.

The ATI site says I need Microsoft .New SP2 on my PC or I will get an error msg.
Well, I did get a msg to the effect that it did not install.

a. I tried the W7 search box for .net, but nothing came up.
Does this mean that I don't have .net installed, or that it just isn't picked up by the search ?

b. Should my new PC have come with it ?

My W7 is a 64 bit version.
There seem to be many, many, versions of .net available for Downloads, as well as Service Packs.

c. If I do have to install it, can someone please tell me Exactly what I
should install ?

- Should I install any of the Service Packs afterwards ?

- There also seems to be .net SP3 available.
Is this what I want ?

Much thanks,
Bob

A:. Net Questions, Please

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Robert11


Hello,

I just posted the following in the General Forum.
I realize that it should probably have gone here.

I apologize for this double posting, as I really don't want to go against any Forum protocols. Very, very appreciative of all the help I've received.
--------------------------
New HP PC. 64 Bit W7 Home Premium

Have been fighting this problem of Windows Explorer stopping every 1/2 hour or so, and then restarting again, for another 1/2 hour perhaps.

The Event Log shows zillions of items, most with ATI mentioned.

There are new ATI Drivers, apparently, for my ATI graphics card.

So, with agreements from those knowledgeable folks here, I tried to download them and install them.

The ATI site says I need Microsoft .New SP2 on my PC or I will get an error msg.
Well, I did get a msg to the effect that it did not install.

a. I tried the W7 search box for .net, but nothing came up.
Does this mean that I don't have .net installed, or that it just isn't picked up by the search ?

b. Should my new PC have come with it ?

My W7 is a 64 bit version.
There seem to be many, many, versions of .net available for Downloads, as well as Service Packs.

c. If I do have to install it, can someone please tell me Exactly what I
should install ?

- Should I install any of the Service Packs afterwards ?

- There also seems to be .net SP3 available.
Is this what I want ?

Much thanks,
Bob


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#1: I have a laptop that is able to run Unreal Tournament 2004, however load time takes forever. My friend has the same laptop, but put his on his D drive instead of his C, like I did. His loads much faster, why is this?

#2: Regarding the same game, I want to set up my pc as a dedicated LAN server, and use my laptop to play the game, but as soon as I join the game, it boots me telling me it checked the database and my key was already in use. Is it possible to make sure the master server isn't contacted when you load into the game......basically, is there a way to shut down any communication and just play a lan game
 

A:Two questions in one

Is his drive a vitrual drive? (D)

and are you just wanting to LAN the game or go online and play it with both pc? ( laptop ) as deticated, and your other computer to log in ONLINE?

And does the game not run at all on your laptop?
 

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I was just told that in order for me to burn DVD's I would need to install the windows service packs.
(i dont like them & dont use them)
I was told that I need these service packs to get the USB 2.0
I was trying to get info on this USB 2.0( didnt even know it excisred till I plugged in my external Sony DRX-710UL into my USB port & it said I my computer didnt support HIGH SPEED. I could still use the product, but it would be at slower speed.
Anyway, I though I understood it to be that I also needed a new HIGH SPEED PCI card and the USB 2.0 that microsoft had only supported the USB port if the updated hardware was installed.
I dont know if I said that right.
I guess, the bottom line is, do I need to install those service packs to get the USB 2.0 support to use my dvd writer?
 

A:USB 2.0 Questions?

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My OS is Windows 2000 professional.... I created another user log on as "GUEST" and also created a password for it. I want my kids to use this log on and want to disable some functions on it. How do i go abou this? I want them to be limited on what they can and cant do (i.e. no downloading, system changes,etc....)

Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Win 2K Pro questions...

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When i install alot of games on my computer when i have 226 Gb will that slow down my computer? I just downloaded hl2 demo and my video card is'nt the best in the world so i have performance problems. I right click when i have the SMG and my comp freezes and then it goes back to normal and the granade goes off. Then the rest of the time its good.
I dont get it?
 

A:Cpu and hl2 questions

The 226GB is your available hard drive space. This is used for permanent storage of programs, games, etc., and will not slow down your computer if it gets full.

When it freezes after first firing, that's because the game has to load a bunch of new textures and sounds for that grenade explosion that it didn't load into memory yet - it doesn't happen anymore because it's already in memory from that point on.

Basically, it's normal, and nothing to worry about.
 

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I am firstly interested in knowing if it is possible to go back to SP1 of SP2 has already been downloaded? I am using a music software that reports an insurmountable number of errors and other problems with WIndows XP SP2. If this is an option what procedure would I utilize to go back to SP1?

My second question is concerning the speed of my computer. It runs considerably slower than 6 months ago when I first purchased the unit. I am submitting a hijack log and wanted to know if the tech gurus here could take a look and identify anything that could be a culprit in slowing down my PC. If it is of any solace, my specs are listed: AMD Athlon XP 1800+, 1.99Ghz, 512MB RAM.......

The hijack log follows:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 7:20:06 PM, on 10/13/2004
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\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\System32\AppServices.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Iomega\AutoDisk\ADService.exe
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hi, 2 questions about windows XP

- how can I avoid the icons of IE to group together in 1 icon in the bottom toolbar when I open several IE browsers? I just like to have all icons in the tool bar and seing them getting smaller when I keep opening more of them, like in the past versons of windows.

- how can I put the open desktop icon in the icon tray on the bottom right? (sorry if I can't explain myself very well, I mean that icon which reduces all the opened windows to icons and I just have the desktop)

thank you!
 

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Can I use a Pentium 4 PSU with my PIII board?

I know that having more power than enough is ok as the devices only draw what they need to function but would a P4 one be compatible (ie the connectors are all the same right? )

What's a good price for a 300W and 400W?

Which brands are good?

Thanks
 

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First: This one might be simple; I wanted to run scandisc.... So I said to alow scan disc to run next time windows starts.... Ok well It is unable to open the "volume" and it closes. Now every time I reboot or strat up it keeps trying..... How can I get this to stop?

(I have Norton System works, and I didn't bother to check that it could handle all the checks.) stupid me...
I Just need the windows scan disc to stop at the boot up.

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Second: could be alot harder; I have found that my internet downloads freeze up.... I have "bittorrent" P2P program, it freezes for about 20+ min. And seems to lock the whole system while frozen.. ( I know its wrong, But for now lets not get into it) Also large Internet Explorer downloads will freeze, and I often lose what I was DL.... Not all freeze, smaller files 30MB or less seem to work...

>>>>>>>>>>>If asking two questions is a problem, then you have permission to split it or whatever. <<<<<<<<<<<<
 

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So yeah i wasn't sure where to put this so do forgive me if this is the wrong forum but uhh yeah here are my questions

1.I have Graphics so thats so outdated it won't run basic and light programs i'm used to.I was told it actually dates back to Windows NT but i hope thats a bucket of horse **** and that It's just been upgraded by the previous owner. Would i just be better off buying another laptop or would it be actually worth updating. This laptop, i hate it, but i'm stuck with it until i can actually get my main laptop repaired. Here are the specs. I want to upgrade the ram FIRST. So how much would that cost?

Type:Acer
OS:Windows 8.1
Model:AOD260
Processor: Intel Atom CPU N450 @1.66GHz
Installed Ram:1.00GB
Type: 32 - bit
Graphics: Intel(R) Media Accelerator 3150 Corporation - WDDM 1.0

Please help me god it needs some help....

2.Yeah so i am trying to use Rpg-maker but it says it won't run with less than 1024x768 resolution. My resolution is less then that and cant go any higher so am i just straight screwed or what?

3.Mcafee is annoying as hell and always takes up all the CPU,Memory and Space on this thing. Is there an anti virus that won't constantly spike this laptop? Even on my main it would spike my disk and it annoyed the crap out of me

4. I'm just throwing this in here cause i'm curious and desperate but what games would be possible on here? I know nothing over a gb is possible or one that requires a decent processor or decent graphics card

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We are using ACT 6.0 and have a couple of questions/issues.

First, is that one of our users does not see the notes/history screen. Every time he logs in, he has to go to filter notes/histories and check the histories box. Why won't it save that preference? What would be causing this problem for him and noone else?

Second, is there a way to enter note globally? Meaning, we have X amount of records that we need to enter the same note for "sent webinar invite." Is there a way to enter a "global" note and have it appear on all the contacts you've selected thru a query?

And, lastly, is there a way to run an activity report by date and by user/person? Having a report for one whole week with every user who had activity is not helpful!

Thanks, everyone for your help!
Susan
 

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So i have a lot of personal files on my old rigs HDD and i just built a new computer. Can i hook up my old HDD (even though it has windows installed on it) onto my new rig that has the same version of windows with different product numbers.

Do i just slave the drive and how do i do that.
Or do i just install it and it will be fine. Or am i forced to wipe it.

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Don't wipe it, then you lose your files. Put it into an external USB caddy or an internal bay - the you can access it with the new installation.

I assume it is a 3.5" disk. Here are some sample caddies. The ones under $20 will do.

Newegg.com - usb2 hdd enclosure 3.5"

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I am looking to upgrade my Core i7-2630QM, it is SandyBridge and I was wondering if I could upgrade it to an IvyBridge Core, or if I would have to stay with the SB family.

it's a Laptop Core, so if I have to stay SB, I'll likely upgrade to the I7-2960XM.

If that's the case, should I get a new Heat Sink and fan to go with it?
 

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Question 1.

When I start my computer a text file appears. Font.txt. How do I stop this from happening?

Question 2.

Also when I start my computer an error occurs. It says that the c:\winnt\image.dll file is unavailable. It not being there does not affect my computer but if possible I would like for it to stop.

Any help would be much appreciated.
 

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Its indicative that your system is compromised with some trojans (or worse).

image.dll is a trojan, you should start by downloading and running CWShredder

Its also wise to download and run HiJackThis and post the log back here for someone to comment on.
 

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Recently I got a chance [on eBay] to aquire two item I thought would enhance my
experience with computers. The first was a hard drive that reported that it was a
20 GB IDE drive that was connectable through a USB port. WOW! I thought, just what I need
to extend my mass storage. It is a BUSLINK model L20/20GB. The trouble? No drivers,
no manual, nothing but the bare drive and a power cord and USB connector. The
BUSLINK webpage does not list this model, so it must be plenty old. Does anyone have
any info on this drive and where I can obtain drivers for Win98SE?

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Item No. 2 was a KURTA IS/ONE 12x12 graphics tablet. I basically have the same
problem with this. No drivers, no manual, etc. The manual is especially important because
Although I know in principle how to use the tablet -- I have no idea how to set it up
or to control it. Plus there are about two dozen itsy-bits dip-switches on the back.

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If you can help with either of these I would be forever greatful. Thank you for your
attention.

 

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this link might help with the tablet

http://selectservices.bentley.com/technotes/technotes/8149.htm
 

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2 questions:

- my desktop is larger than the scream and it takes more space, i dont know how to explane, how can i bring it to the normal size?

- i don't succeed to access anymore sites like hotmail.com without reasons, where can i check if something is wrong?

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Hello. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T60 that I would like to upgrade. I don't really have money to spend, but I do have a couple other laptops in the T-Series line that I can use for parts, consisting of a T61(not sure if p yet, have to check) and a T510. So, here come the questions. What I really want to upgrade is my GPU. It's very sad that I cannot run simple games such as Minecraft, which require an OpenGL of 2.0+. I am aware that most GPU on laptops are soldered to the motherboard, so I thought "What if I could change the motherboard to that of the T61 or T510?" Is that possible? More importantly, if it is possible, will the GPU of either of those motherboards support OpenGL 2.0? I'll probably have more questions later, but I'd really like to know if I can just swap motherboards for a better GPU. Thanks!

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Greetings,

You Now is a streaming video service that allows users to watch and chat real time with video bloggers. Some questions:

1.) I watched a video and participated in a chat. After the session was over, I want to fast forward to a part in the video, how do I do this? There is no Fast-Forward bar?

2.) How do I favor this person's channel?

Jack
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.53GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 247 Mb
Graphics Card:
Hard Drives: C: Total - 19085 MB, Free - 9031 MB;
Motherboard: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD, Gamila/Giovani/Neon series
Antivirus: None
Not sure if this is the right forum 9sorry if it isn't0 but does anyone know a good videoavatar maker? I was using videoavatar (crack version) but it doesn't slow/speed up or add text and it keeps cloing if I preview the avatar.Anyone know if you can add a picture with a video clip using windows movie maker? and how do i add a text in anyone area of the video and keep it there with windows movie maker?
 

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maybe if you bought the program it would work better?
 

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Hi again folks:
I have a couple of questions regarding my ISP.
The first is can I have two ISP's on one pc?

The other question is about a specific ISP. I want to switch to SysMatrix.Net. It's only $10/month which is $8 cheaper than CoreComm-the one I am using now. I want to try both at the same time to compare before getting rid of the more expensive one. So is anyone out there using SysMatrix.Net and how is it?

I guess there is one other question...Can I have two email address accounts on one pc using Outlook Express in Win98se?

Thanks,
Peter
 

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yes you can have 2 isp's on your pc. Can have as many as you want. You can also have e-mail addresses from all of them, all in outlook express if you want, all under one identity if you want (will be confusing) or give them seperate identities.
Am in UK so can't comment on the specific isp you mention
 

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Just switched from avast + sandboxie to a 360 TS + Comodo firewall combo
was just wondering does anyone still use this product?
also, does this product auto update the bitdefender and avira engines? and if so how often? and when?
 

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i acquired an old 386 computer i know there is a distro of linux that turns computers into a router. does anyone know the name and system requirments. any ideas for a mouse and keyboard ? all i have laying around here are ps2 and usb mice and keyboards.
 

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You can buy a cheap adapter that will allow you to use the old style keyboard connector on a PS/2 keyboard. You probably need a serial mouse, I suspect that if you have any friends that have been into computers for any length of time, they have a couple laying around. I have about 5 of them in my closet.

Any version of Linux will do router duties, but configuring it may tax your patience if you aren't a Linux person.
 

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Hi, 
We have Windows Server 2012 R2 in organization.
First question is that one of people wants to share the "data" with specific people. I think it would be good that if we use EFS. But if they set up EFS then does domain admin have access?
2nd question is that when user set up the folder or data with EFS, they need to export their certs to specific people that he/she share. Then Let's say he create an another folder with EFS, and do other people who has cert can access that folder?

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