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Q: 3 comp LAN; one comp has 10-sec delay when opening network shares

I've got an annoying problem I'm trying to smooth out. On my 3-computer LAN, I've got network shares set up on all three comps. (Not homegroup; not public folders; those aren't workable for my situation.)

On my main work computer ("Comp A") (Win 7 Home Premium), whenever I open the sharelist on either "B" or "C", I have the extreme pleasure of waiting 8-10 seconds before the shares on the requested machine are presented.

Other than that, the shares work perfectly, except for the annoying delay every time I want to use Comp A to open the list of shares on Comp B or Comp C.

What I'm sharing: My user directory on each comp. (I'm the only user on this 3-node LAN.) Sharing with Homegroup or Public Folders isn't feasible.

When the delay happens: Courtesy of Wireshark, I've learned that when the delay occurs, it occurs after "Negotiate Protocol Response" and before "Session Setup Request".

I'm also getting the same delay behavior on one other computer (Comp C), but only when accessing the share list Comp A. Here's the specific run-down...

Computer A
Windows 7 Home Premium
Hard-Wired
8-second delay opening shares on Comp B and Comp C.
Computer B
Windows 7 Ultimate
Hard-wired
No delay opening shares on Comp A or Comp C
Computer C
Windows 7 Ultimate
Wi-fi
8-second delay opening shares on Comp A (Home Prem.) but *not* Comp B (Ult.)
I'd really appreciate any troubleshooting suggestions. End result: When I click a computer to browse its shares, the shares are presented immediately, not after waiting 10 seconds.

Thx.

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Preferred Solution: 3 comp LAN; one comp has 10-sec delay when opening network shares

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Hi,

Recently had a virus on my computer. Had to take it to the geek squad to get it fixed. Brought it home the other day and it would not connect to my wireless network (I am on the other laptop in my house that does still connect). It would connect before I got it "fixed". I brought it back to the store the next day and they tried a few things. I will connect to their wireless in the store.

I originally had Geek Squad come out earlier this year to set up my wireless router and the guy who helped me at the store said it might be because of a certain way he set my computer up to connect to the router which got erased when my computer had to be restored.

Now they want to charge me an extra $89 for them to come back out to the house and fix it.

Is there anything I can do to try to fix this myself without forking over even more money?
 

A:Comp just restored, network will not assign network address to comp

uh, maybe you would want to check what is the setting looks like now and post it here? maybe someone can help you out. also if possible, mention what brand?
 

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Hi.
I just got my new laptop and I am trying to transfer files from old computer to it. I tried to set up a home network by following the wizard. When I go to My Network Places from my new computer, nothing shows. I tried pressing the View Workgroup computers button from there and all I got was:

"Home not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions."

What should I do?
 

A:Network Problem. New comp can't access old comp.

Create a file in notepad named FIXANON.REG with the following contents:

------------------- Use text after this line -------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa]
"restrictanonymous"=dword:00000000
------------------- Use text before this line -----------------

Double click on the file and say Yes to the merge into registry question.


If that doesn't do it, let's follow these basic debug steps.

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

PING each computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. You can obtain the IP address of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG. This should work for any Windows version. A failure here needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Check your Services are Started on all PCs: Workstation, DHCP Client, DNS Client, Server, TCP/IP Netbios helper, Computer Browser.

All computers should be in the same workgroup for computer browsing to function properly. File & Print Sharing has to be enabled on any computer you wish to share files or printers from. You also need to actually share the resource in question from My Computer, right click on the drive/printer/folder, and select sharing.

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is it possible ffor me to vue a webcam from another comp on network on my comp? I want to monitor my house. i have webcams on my comps on the lan, and i want to moniutor my house. Can i do it, how do i do it.... win 2k pro is on all the computers.
 

A:is it possible ffor me to vue a webcam from another comp on network on my comp?

Try these links:

http://developers.webcamworld.com/

http://www.techtv.com/callforhelp/webworkshop/story/0,24330,2354485,00.html
 

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In the past I had used an iOmega and a Seagate Black Armor NAS, both run Linux, both ran perfectly fine until they eventually died. I next switched to an Apple TimeCapsule for both network storage and as a router/wap. The TC turned out not to be the best idea as the hdd in them is narcoleptic, that is to say, the drive goes to sleep very quickly and it is annoying to wait 10 seconds for the drive to spin up if you let it idle for only a very few minutes. However, as you'll soon read, I jumped from the fat to the fire...

So, I had a Dell T3400 running full-time anyway, I bought two WD Red NAS 2TB HDDs and installed them and set them up in Windows RAID1. Almost right away I noticed this weird issue, and that is, after the initial connection to the Dell, if the client was allowed to idle for very long, several minutes, and especially if it's a laptop and it goes to sleep, reconnecting to the Dell can take many minutes. So, I started over and used Intel Hardware RAID1 - same result.

So, in summary, initial connections to my Dell T3400 happen almost instantly... reconnecting, or maybe more precisely, just accessing the T3400, after an extended period on inactivity can result in many minutes of delay. It matters not whether it's a wired or wireless connection, it matters not whether it is a laptop or desktop, this happens whether the client is my MacBook Pro, my Asus desktop running W7 Home Premium, my hp dv6500 running Fedora, my wife's Dell running W8.1, my ... Read more

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You guys have helped me a lot in the past and i appreciate the help again. Here are my logs.
 
Problem is avast wont activate and ive crashed a couple times, comp is running very slow.
 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2015
Ran by Brian (administrator) on BRIANASUS on 03-06-2015 20:48:22
Running from C:\Users\Brian\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian (Available Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(ASUSTeK Computer Inc.) C:\Windows\System32\FBAgent.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\AsLdrSrv.exe
(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
(Trend Micro Inc.) C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AMSP\coreServiceShell.exe
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A:Something is wrong with my comp. Avast wont activate, comp running slow, crashin

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Remove these programs in bold using the Add/Remove Programs applet.Download Updater (AOL LLC) (HKLM-x32\...\SoftwareUpdUtility) (Version: - ) <==== ATTENTIONRewardsArcadeSuite (HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\...\RewardsArcadeSuite) (Version: - 215 Apps) <==== ATTENTIONSearch Protection (HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\...\Search Protection) (Version: 9.4.0.2 - Spigot, Inc.) <==== ATTENTION===Open notepad (Start =>All Programs => Accessories => Notepad). Please copy the entire contents of the code box below. 
start

CreateRestorePoint:
CloseProcesses:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = https://search.yahoo.com/?type=282369&fr=spigot-yhp-ie
URLSearchHook: HKLM-x32 - (No Name) - {7aeb3efd-e564-43f1-b658-5058a7c5743b} - No File
URLSearchHook: HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1000 - (No Name) - {7aeb3efd-e564-43f1-b658-5058a7c5743b} - No File
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I loaded all my documents and folders from "My Documents" on my old computer (XP) and when I went to load them on my new system (8.1) only about 8 were included on the memory sticks. I used 2 sticks and assured that all the documents were loaded in full.
Any suggestions or ideas.
Thanks,
Ron
 

A:Solved: Loading Saved Documents & folders from my XP Comp. to Windows 8.1 on New Comp

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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of thi... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

As a rule, you use:
1 firewall
1 antivirus
* Norton is not the best program around, and it's a resource hog, but since you bought it, you'll have to live with it until it expires.
* Using more then one of each is asking for problems (conflict).
As for antispyware programs, you can have as many, as you want, however, I wouldn't use more then 2 as startups, since you want fast computer.
Your computer specs look very good, but the lower number of startups, the better (this is another thing to check).
As for antispyware, I'd keep Spyware Blaster as a startup program, and I'd add a-squared: http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/
You may want to run others, you have once in a while, or when any problem arises.

In addition, you want to keep your computer clean of garbage, and for that purpose, you want to get CCleaner: www.ccleaner.com

Once a month, you want to run defrag. I recommend free jkDefrag: http://www.kessels.com/JkDefrag/ instead of Windows defrag.

That's about it. If you have more questions, please, ask.
 

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My computer has been running a bit slow lately, and i get constant popups in sets of 20 or 30 that will not close, and randomly my computer will have black and blue lines run across the screen, or will completely blank out, i have had some issues with freezing and then it wil begin to make noises at me if i touch any keys or click, not sure whats wrong i suppose i just post my log?

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\p2phost.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Palm\Hotsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdSync.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.exe
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A:Comp a bit slow, uncloseable popups, random comp shutdowns, freezing

Welcome to TSG

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from Here or Here
Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make 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.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.

Extra Note:

If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.
 

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Scan saved at 12:47:59 PM, on 12/14/2003
Platform: Windows 2000 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\FireDaemon.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avconsol.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\DownloadWare\dw.exe
C:\WINNT\ycvxwrcz.exe
C:\winnt\msbb.exe
C:\Program Files\Sqwire\uc.exe
C:\Program Files\syslaunch.exe
C:\Program Files\Media\Media\UpdateStats.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINNT\uptodate.exe
C:\Program Files\SuperBar\sbhc.exe
C:\Program Files\ClearSearch\Loader.exe
C:\Program Files\Common files\updater\wupdater.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\slmss\slmss.exe
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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of this ... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

Well dude.. i would just go with ad aware.. it wont really slow the comp down

somthing activly scanning such as norton avast etc.. will slow your comp down by taking resources... just go with a scanner like adaware that doesnt use resources..

EDIT: Norton sucks... seriously

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I want complete access to my comp at my parents house from my comp at my sisters pad.
How would I go about doing this?
It would mostly just be for grabbing files.
 

A:I want complete access to my comp at my parents house from my comp at my sisters pad.

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alright were havin a little problem first let me tell you about the two computers:

Computer A: Windows XP Home Edition
Has the Cable modem connected to it
Has the router connected to it
512mb ram

Computer B: Windows 98SE
Being Wirelessly connected to the xp computer

Ok well i know i have my network set up because a) i went through the XP computer, and The 98SE computer is getting an internet connection and finally C) because the XP can connect to the 98SE but not visa versa

Now every time im on the 98SE computer and i try to connect to the XP comp i get this "Resource: \\MAIN\IPC$" Then its askin for a password, ive tried every single password ive known it wotn connect, i have even made an account exactly the same as the 98SE computer on the XP computer. IE (this is true) The windows 98SE computer has a username of Default and password - nothing. So i went to the XP connection, i made an account named Default and in the password field put nothing. I dont know what else to do ive tried everything plz help soon!!!
 

A:problem connecting 98SE comp to Xp comp but not visa versa

On the XP machine:
1) Is the firewall turned off? If you have SP2 it is turned on by default.
2) Have you shared any folders yet?
 

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i have win 7 ultimate x64
my comp won't stop BSOD and mentions ntoskrnl.exe+80640 as the main cause for this, the pc also freezes repeatedly, also recently it started rebootin and beeping after that.
can't find the solution im strugglin from that more than a month
the bios also behaves wierdly lately, it changed it self time and system time and also changed RAM frequency.
after turning driver verifier my comp reboot more frequently
i hope some1 can help me get to solution becauze im really lost, i added all the files required for you to help me.
thanx , mark

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I recently set up a workgroup called "workgroup" so that my two PC's could share files.

The XP comp is called Qing, and can access the workgroup and log onto the linux server called Han (running Fedora 6 with Samba) . Once logged onto Han from Qing, I can see the shared folder, but when i try to access it I get the following message:

"\\Han\share is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. The network path was not found."

On Han, the linux comp, I have set up a shared folder called "share" with full permissions.
I have enabled NetBIOS over TCP/IP and rebooted and still no luck,
I have searched the internet and these forums for a similar problem but was unable to find anything that I could use.

Any help would be great!

thanks
 

A:XP Comp cannot access shared folder on Linux Comp

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I want to be able to print from my XP Computer to the Vista computer in the other room, wirelessly.

XP Home
Vista Home Premium
New, Shared Printer

Printer on the Vista computer is "shared"...I don't know anything about networks
I use control panel: "add a printer" -> "A network printer" -> "Browse for printers" -> it shows some sort of window with icons that don't really mean much to me:

One category is called "Workgroup" and when I click it, the Vista name of the computer in the other room shows up, but nothing happens when I double click that. I connected to a wireless printer a long time ago this way when one was connected to an XP computer, and the actual name of the printer would show up.

Does anyone know how to do it?
 

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Hello, when I am connected to the internet and I open either Firefox or Thunderbird, my computer just stops for several minutes. I cannot open any new program, not even the task manager, though any program already open continues to run all right. After a few minutes, the browser loads up and everything continues as normal. If I load either of the programs before connecting to the internet then they are fine. I have had this computer for two years and this problem has just started in the past week. I have had Firefox for the entirety of that time, though Thunderbird I just got last month.

I am running Windows XP Home Edition 2002 on a HP computer.

I have run an up-to-date definition Ad-Aware scan and the problem still persists. I have run several other anti-spyware programs to the same effect. I have run both an outdated Norton antivirus and an up-to-date avast! antivirus and nothing was found.

I have run HijackThis because I thought it might help, but I don't understand what to do with it. Here is the log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:46:10 PM, on 8/1/2006
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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My dad has expensive construction software that he needs on a day to day basis, but his laptop is dying and very slow. Currently his laptop runs Vista x86, and I wanted to give him my laptop that runs 7 x64. Could I swap the hard drives so that its an easy transition, or would that not work? Thanks for any input and suggestions.

A:Hard drive from one comp work in another comp like it did before?

"his laptop is dying and very slow"

that might mean his hard drive is bad, or that he has too many programs/malware installed, in which case you would not want to put his drive in your laptop.

But to answer your question, it depends on how different the chipset drivers are between the two machines. But if you have the win7 x64 install dvd, you should be able to do a repair install if windows is not able to boot after switching hard drives.

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I have a 32bit comp, W7 Ult, 1TB HD and I would like to clone that onto a comp that is a 64bit. HD is the same capacity, question is, can this process be done? Will the programs from the 32bit work in the 64bit comp.? I'm thinking of using Acronis True Image Home 2011.I was given a newer desktop minus the HD and was going to retire my old desktop and I wanted what was on the old comp(32bit) transfered to the new (64bit) tower. Thanx in advance for any advice.

A:Transferring Everything From 32bit comp To 64bit comp

You can't do it.
64-bit has to be a clean installation.
You can transfer your data, but all programs have to be reinstalled.

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Hello,

My computer has had two things happen to it. The address folders in Thunderbird have been wiped clean and i have been reciving messages for undelivered mail that I never sent. I think my comp has become a zombie and part of a bot net. how do I regain control? I have not seen any error messages, no reset of desktop, and i have run many security programs in safe mode

Current security is Trend Micro PCcillin 2006 (updated daily)
I also run adware 2007, Ccleaner, Auslogics disk defrag, Registery fix,

Machine specs:
Dell 4300
OS - Windows XP

please help me determine the extent of this problem and how to fix it.

WinterKDV
 

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Well this is my first post. I am a fledgling hobbyist at this computer thing and I got this lil comp from my friend for free. It was working great and I was really enjoying checking emails and listening to music on it while browsing the webernet. Two days ago I encountered a virus on the comp while installing some pirated (eeek) software. Needless to say I got my due! The comp rebooted... or I rebooted -I am still hazy on it- and I could not find my taskbar and it looked like half of my desktop icons had been moved down the screen. I tried to move them but nothing worked and I also tried to recover the taskbar using ctrl-esc. Anyway I found your website and someone suggested using DR Web and AVG spyware as well as Smitfraudfix I did all of this and still nothing has changed. There was also a suggestion to use hijakthis so this is the point I am at now. Any further help would be appreciated.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:37:30 AM, on 8/7/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: Safe modeRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Re... Read more

A:No Taskbar, Beeping Comp, Cannot Use All Comp Resources

Hi Jibrilski,

If you still need help please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks for your patience.

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hi
i have windows xp sp2 installed
from last day my computer my document any folder and control panel is not opening when i double click or explore windows shows
'explorer encounterd a problem needs to close.'message
before this problem persuing i was surfing and a error message was displaying
from security software website 'ur pc is infected download software from this site to remove this risk' it was always showing when i click any where on windows
and i accidentally click yes one time.
system restore does not working

A:my comp, my doc, any folder control panel is not opening

Try doing some antispyware scan's and a registry clean up:-
AVG FREE (www.download.com)
Regseeker (www.download.com)

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Hey guys...if anyone has the solution please let me know???

Anytime I try and open Control Panel, My Computer, My Network Places my screen will refresh but not open...

I ran a virus check but every seemed to be fine.

Please help!!
 

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My new computer is opening all xls files in word instead of excel. I am running Microsoft Office 2003 on a Vista Computer. If I open Excel first, then open the file it is fine, but if I click the file without the program running, it opens word instead of Excel. Any ideas?
 

A:Vista Comp. opening xls files in word

Associate the file type with Excel. These tools may prove useful, especially the first.

File Types Manager
FileAssociate

Or use the Default Programs applet in Control Panel.
 

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When i try to open internet explorer my computer freezes and i have to restart, but the computer runs fine without using internet explorer.
Here is my hijackthis log.
thanks. by the way im using the computer at the library as i cant get onto the internet at home.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:53:42 PM, on 26/02/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)

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\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 6.0\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\NBHGui.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe
C:\Program Files\Cyberlink\Shared Files\brs.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
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A:Urgent: Comp freezing when opening internet explorer

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I was having issues with my comp for a few months now. Back then I was running XP home and was having issues that included a slow running comp and redirects. I finally gave up and installed windows 7 Home hoping it would solve the problem but am currently having the same issues just not as severe as back then. I did save files I wanted from one HD to another (both internal) before I installed Windows 7. These included photos, music, and anything else I felt was important I needed before the OS install. The main problem now is my computer is running slow and anytime I open a browser, either IE or FF, I get a second tab that opens up with some crazy website. The main sites are lycos.com and epoclick.com. I did a search on the epoclick site and saw others that were having the same problem.

Any help would be appreciated. Need any other info please ask.
Jersey

A:2nd tab in browser opening to bizarre sites, Comp running slow too

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
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I have two very similar desktop PCs, both running Win10 from when they were built, perhaps six months ago. Same Intel processor, same Intel network adapter and driver. On one machine, there is a 5-10 second delay before network connection is established, every time that the machine is either rebooted or woken from sleep. After that delay, everything works fine. On the other machine, as on most Windows machines, there is no such delay.

The delay isn't crippling, but it is annoying. Can anyone suggest what feature of Windows 10 might be the source of this delay? What is Windows trying to do during those 5-10 seconds? Maybe something about a Homegroup? I don't know where to start looking.

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I just bought a belkin easy transfer wire thinking it'll let me transfer files from one computer to another... it seems it just transfer whole accounts without asking me what I want to transfer over.

I was looking for a better option than transferring to USB then transferring to other computer. Is there a way to do this?

A:transfer data from comp to comp

to just transfer 'files and folders'--use a crossover cable (under $10)--see think link with instructions:
Connect two computers using a crossover cable

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dunno if this is correct forum but i want to move some files from my desktop (vista) to my laptop (xp) Things like email contacts, files, photos etc. do I have to burn this onto a disc & then play the disc in the laptop? or is there some easier way?
 

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Alright, I'm clueless to Networking pretty much.

I have recently set up a linksys wrt54g router to my desktop with a wireless signal to my laptop.

My question is, is there a way/how do I share files between the two computers. What do I do to set this up (if it's possible), and what other equipment might I need.

I'm pretty much networking illertiate so go easy on me.

Thanks.
 

A:How do I share files from comp. to comp.?

If using XP . . run the "Set up a home or small office network" wizard from "My Network Places on each machine . . tell it you want to share files . . then set the folders you want to share to share on the network ( right click . . select Properties . . Sharing tab )
 

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Hello there, I recently upgraded my comp by replacing mobo, graphics, ram, cpu
pretty much the lot except for my hdd and cd drive.
the problem is now it wont boot and keeps restarting, it gets to the windows logo and then goes to a blue screen for half a sec then restarts. i have windows 7 and even the repair tool doesnt help with the problem.
ether my hdd has had it (i have had it for a while now) or there is a issue with my new ram?
could this be a compatability issue or a fault?


i have tried the windows 7 repair tool but comes up saying cant fix problems. tried restarting from a earlier time, and iv also tried to boot from the windows 7 disk but it just freezes so i can boot or install.

can anyone help me try and get this new beast of a comp up and running ???
 

A:Upgraded comp but now comp keeps restarting

First you need to turn off automatic restart. Go to Control Panel, System, Advanced System settings, Start Up and Recovery, settings and un-check automatically restart
 

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kk well got this comp about a year or 2 ago and havnt really put anything into it at all sept some fans and video cards. But now I am starting to notice how slow my comp is and wanting to speed everything up quite a bit. Im not as much into hardware as I am with software so bare with me on that. I got the cash but not enough to go crazy with. I just wanna know what i should be upgrading first and formost to get my comp sped up and running at better fps in games and such. What is most important to be upgraded first and what is least important, Also asking for suggestions on upgrades if possible =D.

AMD Athlon XP 2600+
2.13 GHz
512 MB of RAM
ATI RADEON X850 PRO 256 AGP
MOB: Micro-Star LTD MS-6390 3PCI 1AGPv2.0
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
250W power supply

Also should i be worried about running x850 on only 250Watt power supply?

Thanks for the feedback all!
 

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ThinkCentre M58 Series Tower - Limited On-site Warranty 3 Year Parts / 3 Year Labor Description Part number Unit price* Quantity Price* ThinkCentre M58 Series Tower - Limited On-site Warranty 3 Year Parts / 3 Year Labor Edit 7373CTO $1,306.00 1 $1,306.00 System Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Processor (2.66GHz 1333MHz 4MB L2) 1 Operating system: Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 1 Operating System Language: Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 - English 1 Form factor: Mechanical Package Tower 4X5 280W Manual Selection(for Win7 only) 1 Additional I/O port: Rear Second Serial port cable HP 1 Additional I/O port: Rear USB 2Ports 1 Additional I/O port: eSATA Port Cable FH 1 Memory speed: PC3-8500 1066MHz DDR3 UDIMM 1 Total memory: 8GB PC3-8500 SDRAM (4 DIMMs) 1 Video adapter: Integrated Video GMA4500 1 Audio adapter: Integrated High Definition Audio 1 First hard drive bay: 500GB, 8M Cache, 7200RPM SATA II 1 First optical device bay: DVD-ROM Drive - 16x/48x - SATA - for win 7 1 Networking: Integrated Gigabit Ethernet 1 Keyboard: Lenovo Preferred Pro USB Full Size Keyboard - US English 1 Pointing Device: Lenovo Optical Wheel Mouse - USB Primax 400 DPI 1 Power cord: Line Cord - US

A:heres the comp specs for new comp

So is there a question?

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Hi, my comp is running on Windows XP. My comp has been slow and it is slow and freezes whenever i open windows. I have ran some programs and have removed lots of things, but some of it won't go away.

One of them is a trojan horse agent 4.0. It's at C:\WINDOWS\System32\amstrea.dll

Thanks
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:21:06 PM, on 1/16/2009
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:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Dantz\Retrospect\retrorun.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\S3apphk.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\hp center\137903\Shadow\ShadowBar.exe
C:\Program Files\hp center\137903\Program\BackWeb-137903.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\hp officejet 7100 series\Bin\hpogrp07.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\HEWLET~1\AiO\Shared\Bin\hpoevm07.exe
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A:Comp is slow and freezes when opening windows, has trojan called amstrea.dll, etc.

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Hello, I am having Windows 8.1 installed on my Lenovo laptop. Since last couple of months I've noticed that Network and Sharing Center is too slow. When I open Network and Sharing center from task bar it takes around 3-5 minutes to open it. Then adaptor setting, it is being open with the same speed, then LAN/WAN adaptor properties. Found a link from microsoft forum, http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-networking/delay-in-opening-of-network-a... Method 1 from the above link, there is nothing like its mentioned in in it on Windows 8.1. Here is snapshot.Method 2 from the above link, could this be possible that upgrading Network driver will solve the issue? How can I know that there is an update for network driver?

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I recently got this problem that I have to wait like 2 secs to open Network and Sharing Center from the system tray. This is always opened immediately before. Note that I got an SSD but I think even with an HDD this should still can be opened immediately too.
How to get rid of this problem without resorting to re-install the Windows itself?

Thank you.
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A:Delay when opening Network and Sharing Center

What programs have you installed recently that have a Tray Icon? Every recent program and their mothers and aunts and uncles are forcing a system tray iCon, Outlook, Onenote, Quicktime, not to mention iCloud and things like Google Drive. All of them access the net, so they may be interfering.

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Just put XP Home on 2 computers. One with 128MB and the other 512. I just plugged everything into the new router and the pc w/ 512 works instantly, but the other says that it cannot assign or renew a network addy for the computer. Ran the wizard on both computers, still says limited or no connectivity, and the other error mssg. Any help is a big help. Thanks. Silvertip
 

A:Ethernet Router, 2PC's XP H. = Network Did Not Assign A Network Addy to the Comp.???

Are you sure the router is connected properly? Good cables?

Let's see this on the working computer and for the non-working one.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.
 

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Hi!
Please help me to network my 2 comp.I am using Netgear router 4 ports(2 comps.are xp windows)THANK O MUCH in advance
 

A:Need help to network 2 comp.?

Connect each computer to a router LAN port with an ethernet cable. Of course, each computer needs to have an ethernet adapter.
 

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Okay so i don't know if i am just noticing this but I have windows 7 and when I opened a folder on the left side is like the list that says computer, libraries, favorites, and networks. So i happened to click on networks and saw my own comp name and then also another called gumbo-pc. when i click on it, it asks for user name and pass to connect to that comp. It also lists the media devices of that other comp and mine. What does this mean? I don't know why the other comp is here. There are other comps in my house but ive never seen this before and never connected with another other computers. I hope I make sense. I guess what I am asking is, does this just mean another comp is on the same internet as me or that they are connect to my comp and have access to my files?
Also, sorry if this makes me look stupid. I am just worried. Thanks.

A:Another comp in my network?

The user may have pre access to files/sharing on your network or any wireless device. You could turned-off file sharing and network discovery if this feature is not being use.

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Hello, i am new here on the forum. Im looking for any gentle help i can get here from you guys who might be able to figure out my problem.
For some time ago (around 1 month) ive been having problems with my internet from time to time which include a really slow responding or sending into the internet. It is so that sometimes my ping goes up above 200ms and stays there for a quite some time (maybe an hour or more). I check my ping using cmd and typing "ping ping.sunet.se". I can also feel that the delay is huge when playing online games, so there is deffenitly something wrong with the sending and responding. Also when i check my connection in mb/s using some homepages that calculates it, like "bredbandskollen.se" (a swedish page). And here i see that the mb/s speed is prefectly fine (around 7mb/s recieving and 0.4-0.1mb/s sending). Not sure if the sending speed is accepting thou. And when my internet is busy, like when i am streaming something or things like that, my responding speed gets a bit better like 150ms, thou when my internet is doing fine and works as it should i usually stay around 20ms ^^ so something must be wrong.
Now i woundering what might cause my internet troubeling. Any thoughts would be great, thanks!
 

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Help please. For some time now I've had this problem when opening internet explorer and files and folders on my home network. Ok first let me explain the symptoms of Internet Explorer.

When I go to open IE it freezes for about 10-20 seconds like it's waiting or searching for something. Even when I select blank as my homepage it still freezes.

Also when I try to access my other computer on the network it freeezes for about the same time when I click or right click on the file. I have to wait ages before the menu pops up. I'm also having this problem when I right click on a file and I get to the 'sendto' option. It goes down the list and freezes at this point but as far as I can see there isn't any network drives in there so I'm stumped with that one.

I've deleted and reinstalled all network connections, set everything to default and checked on my other PC that the settings are the same but it's still locking up.

Important to note that when I try to access files on this PC from the 2nd computer there is no problem. It's only one way which means the cables and connection must be fine and the problem must be on my PC. I'm not sure what else to check and why it's suddenly started running slow. Once I've opened Internet Explorer it works fine going from site to site. But if I close it down and try again it freezes liek the progress bar is stuck. During this time my network icon (the 2 monitors) is showing no activ... Read more

A:Long delay when opening IExplorer and network files/folders

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I have a very simple network problem that is bugging me. I have an XP home computer that has a Westell modem/router with Verizon DSL and it works fine. We are using it wired. My daughter came home from college, she has a Dell Dimension 4600 with a mini wan port. I plug the ethernet cable into the computer and I can't figure out how to get it to recognize the network. Occasionally, it will work for about 10 seconds and quit. I am not familiar with XP Pro at all, it looks different than XP Home. Please help me. I have tried everything I could think of and then some. My computer has XP SP3 on it if that has anything to do with it.
 

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I have an existing network with my business using Windows 2000 Server. I want to connect a new computer to the network. Not sure how to create it
 

A:Adding another Comp to Network

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i have 1 comp with 2network card.
1st is with 192.168.1.x
2nd is with 192.168.0.x

i remember once i somehow got the two comp to talk to each other using this comp as a gateway but i don't remember how. anyone has any suggestion?
what i remember is
comp A (2xnetwork) does not set the gatewayIP.

ie. 192.168.1.x <--> compA <--> 192.168.0.x

and was able to ping each other even though they are from different network.
 

A:how do i route between two different network with one comp?

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I need help, I am trying to setup my laptop computer so I can get internet from my home wireless router. I have a Netgear wireless router for the internet connection on the home pc, but I can't figure out how to get connected with my laptop computer. Can someone give me help?
 

A:How to add comp to wireless network...

What version of Windows is your laptop running, and what model # is the wireless card on it?
Do you know the "SSID" or name of your wireless network, and do you know if the network is has WEP or WPA enabled?
 

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Here at my work we are having a problem with one of our computers and the network. Sometimes when he trys to access his personal drive and shared drive on the network after not using it for a while it will boot him and not let him access it. Also will not be able to access these on outlook as well. Sometimes he has to compleatly log out and back in to get access and sometimes after clicking around it will come back up.(this problem is very incositant) Is there a problem with XP and the network or is this something in his computer that needs to be fixed and if so any ideas how to fix it? This is the only computer doing this on the network!

- Please give me something to go on here lol
 

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