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>80% CPU usage at "High Performance" power option

Q: >80% CPU usage at "High Performance" power option

As the title implies, my HP Pavilion dv6 running Windows 7 HomePremium 64bit goes >80% CPU usage at that option. While when I changed it to "HP Recommended" option it goes normal again.

It's not like I have a problem with the "HP Recommended" settings, but it's just wierd: just changing the screen brightness and no-sleep setting could make CPU Usage >80%?

Anyone knows why did this happen? I just got my HDD changed by warranty 1 week ago so the windows is still fresh + added MalwareBytes.

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Preferred Solution: >80% CPU usage at "High Performance" power option

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A: >80% CPU usage at "High Performance" power option

I think it's a thing to do with Intel CPUs. AMD have a technology called 'Cool & Quiet' and it means that when there's no demand for a high clock, the frequency will automatically go down. I think enabling 'High Performance' mode in the battery options since they clock cannot go anywhere, the usage will increase.
It's only from personal experience that it seems to be Intel, I've never heard of this problem from AMD CPU users. I think it's just OK to leave the power mode to 'Balanced'. This way, it won't waste power.

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We used to have "stereo mix" option that enabled streaming audio recording without having to have the audio playing through the speakers. How do I do that now? What replaces that capability? Who makes my sound card? Why is that not readily available somewhere in Dell land? I can't believe forum searching found pretty much nothing on this.

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I am running Windows 10 Professional 64 bit. Whenever I set the option "Turn off the display" to "Never", it reverts back to the default "15 minutes". This is under the "High Performance" profile. I have never, since Windows 3.11, ever had a setting change itself back. I have tried to change it and restart. It will either revert upon restart or shortly after. It will revert back even if I do not restart.

A:Power Option for "Turning off display" remains at "15 minutes"

That sounds like my problem - I leave the computer for an hour and it is shut down (I think sleep mode). I just need to hit the power button and it comes on to where it was when I left - but 2 of my USB devices are lost so I have to restart the computer anyway.

I changed all the power settings to NEVER. But his doesn't seem to make any difference......

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Hi all
Previously the  "Save Picture"  box would put a web generated title in the box and automatically selected JPEG.  Now the title box reads "untitled" and the only file options offered are "png" & "bmp" 

Please note that a similar post has appeared, but the solution did not match the fault.  I'm seeking to restore the automatic response to save picture, that might have been upset by antivirus clean-up programme.

Thank youin advance for considering my problem

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Hi,

When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

Hi,
As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?
Thanks!


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Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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My computer powers on with Standard Power Option.

How can I make it to power on with High Performance or another Power Option?

A:High Performance Power Option at Every Restart

I think this is what you're looking for:

Power Plan Settings - Change

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Hello,

Whenever I run my computer plugged into power, it runs perfectly as expected. But as soon as I unplug the computer, its performance dramatically decreases. This is extremely noticeable in games.

I have ensured it is on the "High Performance" mode, and have checked the advanced settings for this mode to ensure that it is the same for both battery and plugged-in.

My graphics card provides no options for its operation in battery mode, so I am now stumped.

I don't have anything running either, my anti-virus is disabled and I am running only system critical processes (apart from the application/game that is running ever so laggy).

My graphics driver is the latest MobileForce driver (since nVidia hasn't released one for my card in Vista...). It works excellently when plugged in.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks.
 

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Hi,
I have a recent DELL laptop:
Inspiron 7000 (Inspiron 17 7778 2-in-1),
Core i7, 16 Gb RAM, 128 GB SSD + 1TB HD...
Not a lot of programs and lots of space available.
In the last few months I have had a lot of poor performance issues. I finally figured out it is related to Windows 10 Power Plan. When set to "Power Saver", the performance is awful. The CPU is maxed to 0.80 GHz. So when browsing the net or looking at my picture gallery, the computer hangs, and it becomes impossible to use. If I change the plan to high performance, the computer behaves normally - fast!
And even if I change the plan to another plan (i.e. High Perf), the next time I restart or wake-up the computer, the "Power Saver" power plan is set back... Very frustrating. And as shows the image, it is not the "bolded" option in the list. What can be changing constantly that parameter??
I contacted DELL chat support and they asked me to re-install Windows! There is probably a better way to fix this. It looks to me as a DELL Driver conflicting with Windows. Also, my mother has an older DELL laptop on Windows 10 and she experiences the same issue...
Any help would be very appreciated!
Cheers,
Jean-Daniel

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So I just powered up my new ThinkPad P51s and I don't see the High Performance power plan option? Do I have to create it myself? 





(Dec'17) ThinkPad P51s | i7-7500U 4MB-3.5GHz | Win10 Pro 64 | 16GB DDR4 | NVIDIA QuadroM520 2GB GDDR5 | 512GB SSD | USB-C T-bolt 3

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My windows 8 laptop no longer allows me to select an option out of Power Saver, Balanced, High Performance, Power4Gear Battery Saving, and Power4Gear High Performance. It is set to High Performance, and any time I try to click another option it immediately returns to High Performance.

Any help?

A:Unable to change from 'High Performance' power option

For starters, Try sfc /scannow. Another easy to apply attempt at fixing is automatic repair. There are other possibilities, but none more appealing. Incidentally, how long have you had the problem? Did it begin, as far as you know, about the same time you did a significant installation, made a significant change, etc? If not too long ago, then you might be able to system restore out of the problem--without also uninstalling too many programs. You can find system restore in all programs/application, (or whatever its called) in metro. For example, go to start screen, and open all programs/applications.

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My windows 8 laptop no longer allows me to select an option out of Power Saver, Balanced, High Performance, Power4Gear Battery Saving, and Power4Gear High Performance. It is set to High Performance, and any time I try to click another option it immediately returns to High Performance.

Any help?

A:Unable to change from 'High Performance' power option

For starters, Try sfc /scannow. Another easy to apply attempt at fixing is automatic repair. There are other possibilities, but none more appealing. Incidentally, how long have you had the problem? Did it begin, as far as you know, about the same time you did a significant installation, made a significant change, etc? If not too long ago, then you might be able to system restore out of the problem--without also uninstalling too many programs. You can find system restore in all programs/application, (or whatever its called) in metro. For example, go to start screen, and open all programs/applications.

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I have grown tired of my high disk usage every time I open a lot of tabs or have just closed a memory heavy game. So I decided to partition my HDD wherein there is a "dedicated" partition for the Pagefile on the outer part of the disk.
P: partition size: 8320 MB
pagefile: 8192 - 8192 MB (128 MB "allowance")

The results was surprisingly better! Now every time I close CIV V I don't have to wait for the system to write all those junk data from the RAM to the pagefile. If you're thinking it's probably because It's a fresh install and I don't have much going on in my HDD yet, I assure you that my HDD has never been 1/3 full. I store my bulky files in an External HDD.

Please note though that this isn't some sort of "Make Your PC Faster for FREE!" tutorial. I just want to share the problem I've been having and how I "fixed" it. I actually don't have objective proof of the speed increase. This probably won't have any effect if you've never experienced HDD bottlenecking whatsoever. But if you do have this kind of problem and don't mind doing all of this, please do report your experience in this thread.

If you absolutely insist this is some kind of voodoo please feel free to explain what my problem actually was and what fixed it. Thank you.

PS. This forum is awesome!

A:High disk usage "fixed" by strategic Pagefile placement

Good job finding a solution to your problem!

On computers with more than one HDD I always recommend putting the pagefile, temp and tmp files on a non-OS disk. In the early days of SSD's I disabled the pagefile altogether but nowadays I keep a small one on all of my rigs just cuz

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Whenever I play any audio, I get a sharp spike in CPU usage - one core jumps to > 75% and the other remains around 20%, and the image that's causing the spike in usage is "System". I checked for viruses and malware using SUPERAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes, a few things found but none that were indicative of anything (a few PUP.Optional files lying around and some things that were false positives).

Thinking it was a driver, I rolled back the driver and tried, same thing. I reinstalled the driver, same thing. I updated the driver, same thing. Why's this happening?

A:High CPU Usage by image name "System" (PID 4) when playing audio

See whether there are enhancements set up.

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Hi so system and compressed memory uses 100% disk space when i start my computer and continues to do so for 10 minutes at least and it will also do this randomly when i'm gaming or just on the internet. I've checked all of my drives to see if they were updated (I just clicked search online for newest update idk if that's the best way to do it) and i ran a virus scan in safe mode and did some other things like disable prefetch and windows search and i even disabled "show me tips for windows 10" So please help me out if any of you can!
 

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As soon as I start an application (Cadence Allegro PCB Designer 16.5 but I don't think it's relevant) my CPU usage gets to the roof and stays there long after I killed the application and I believe I every associated process. The CPU usage is so high that the battery will be drained after about 45 minutes (It usually last about 3 hours).

According to my task manager the responsible is "Service Host: Local System (Network Restricted)". As a matter of fact, preventing the executable from accessing the network sort of solves the issue. I don't believe I need that executable to access the network but I'd like to understand what kind of network service can consume that much CPU (was actually affraid of overheating) and to know if there's a more appropriate way to solve this. Thanks.

A:"Service Host: Local System (Network Restricted)" High CPU Usage

Hi Lous!

I'm having the complete same error with another one of Cadences programs, OrCAD.

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Hi 2 all,

The following is my newly built PC configuration:

Windows 7-64bit
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Gigabyte Motherboard H55M-D2H
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470-1GB
4.00 GB RAM
HDD WD1002FAEX 1TB SATA
Norton Antivirus 2011
All Windows, Drivers and Software updates installed with no issues.
HD is constantly being defragged
No running programs other than Norton and the Defrag software

My problem:

I have a powerful machine but I keep getting:

1. Repeated "High Disk Usage" error.
2. Sluggish and random hanging/un-hanging when typing in my (no addons) browser (I tried and uninstalled 3 different browsers with the same result) and also in any simple task in Word or Windows Explorer like copy , paste and move.
3. Slow Startup & Shutdown of windows (approx. 5 minutes each).

Windows Performance Information and Tools tells me that "disk data transfer rate" is my lowest score (5.9)

I can play the toughest games available (COD Black Ops, Fallout New Vegas...etc) at the highest settings) smoothly with no problems for hours but simple tasks seem so sluggish!

Please help.
 

A:Repeated "High Disk Usage" errors

No one wants help me out?!
 

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This is freaking driving me crazy. This is the SECOND Windows 7 system I've had this issue on and it completely cripples the computer.

Basically, whenever I downloaded anything, be it via uTorrent, Firebox, even speed tests, my CPU usage goes to 100% and nothing responded until the download it stopped or it finished on it's own.

Both computers lasted about a month before this started, both computers were TOTALLY different hardware. In fact one was a laptop and one was a desktop. Then just one day, poof, 100% cpu when downloading.

I've tested all types of downloads as mentioned above, uTorrent, speed tests, general file downloading, Windows updates, anything that causes bandwidth usage makes the process "System" sky rocket to 100%.

I've tried the normal things. Updating AV software, full system scan. Updated and ran Malwarebytes and ran a full scan. Ran defrag, ran check disc. I've posted HiJackThis logs else where, no ones sees anything out of the norm...

Now if I just format the problems solved for about a month or so then it will just come right back.

This only seems to happen to me with Windows 7. The laptop did it 3 times, each time I got about a month into the Windows 7 install and finally I went back to Windows XP on the laptop, problem solved.

Now my new desktop is running W7, month or so into the install SAME EXACT problem.

PLEASE can anyone tell me anything I haven't thought to try? I don't want to run an OS that requires 12 fresh installs a year.

A:High CPU usage by process "System" when downloading

It would be very difficult to know what the problem is precisely, but I would suspect that the problem is caused by some program that you commonly use (not PE), that is related to internet activity, or more specifically downloading. I would create a list of such programs, disable them all, and see what happens. If the downloads can then be performed normally, reinable each of those programs, one by one, until the culprit is found.

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Microsoft WinXP SP3
AMD Turion 64 mobile technology MK-36
1.99GHz , 896 MB of RAM
Physical Address Extension
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The Problem is something like this...
with a good Acer Aspire 5100 laptop ...i am not able to run applications normally
like if i run a game..or if i run a video on youtube...Sytem hang out or runs very slow..also video or game runs very slow...CPU Usage becomes 100 percent...
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An Extract of Process is this..

Image Name PID Session Name CPU Mem Usage
========================= ====== ================ ======== ============
System Idle Process 0 Console 097 28 K
System 4 Console 0 256 K
SMSS.EXE 496 Console 0 388 K
CSRSS.EXE 544 Console 0 3,728 K
WINLOGON.EXE 572 Console 0 4,800 K
SERVICES.EXE 616 Console 0 3,464 K
LSASS.EXE 628 Console 0 1,392 K
ATI2EVXX.EXE 780 Console 0 2,448 K
SVCHOST.EXE 796 Console 0 4,880 K
SVCHOST.EXE 856 Console 0 4,296 K
LIVESRV.EXE 892 Console 0 592 K
VSSERV.EXE ... Read more

A:Please help for solving " Slow Computer from High CPU Usage ".

Hi rahullekhi,
I don't see anything unusual about your Task Manager log.

My question is: was the log taken at a time when the pc was slow?
(if not, please post a new log of Task Manager when your pc is slow!)

Is bitdefender installed?

Please tell me what programs and games slow the computer down? (please be specific)


--Thank You, and please understand I'm not a moderator or
Official help person at TSF so don't lean on my help/advice to heavily!--

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Google is giving me a million different answers and I heard this is the place to get real help, anyways.
So I did a clean install a few days ago.

Not a ton of apps installed. No anti virus or anything like that.

I noticed that my cpu idles between 15 and 20%. Its one core steady at about 70%.

When I go to the task manager under processes it shows nothing. So I opened up the resource monitor and see that it is "system interrupts" causing it. Anyone know what the problem is here?

Its annoying me. Heres some screens.

A:Help please high cpu usage "System Interupts"

System Interrupts has to do with hardware. This can range from a lot of different things. I would start with the keyboard and mouse along with there drivers and move down.

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Just got a new laptop... HP G62-224CA

Athlon II P920 2.1GHz
3GB DDR3-1066
Integrated Radeon HD 4250
Windows 7 Ultimate

So, my problem is, I was going to install Norton Internet Security, but something urgent (non-computer related) came up and I left the PC connected to the Internet. Came back later and installed Norton. But a little while later the Task Manager showed the CPU usage at around 40%, with the "System" process taking up the majority of that. That's pretty much all the info I can give; sorry if it's not a lot to work on. What are some possible causes of this problem? Since I got this computer and don't have anything worth backing up, would it be worth it to do a complete system reinstall, or would this be a fairly easy problem to tackle?

A:"System" process high CPU usage

Hi -

Nice to see you in these parts, but of course not under these circumstances.

I would remove NIS/ N360 and see if CPU calms down.

NIS/ N360 removal --> http://jcgriff2.com/NRT_N360_Removal.html

Per link at end, try MSE.

Kind Regards. . .

John

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even with the new update "WMI Provider Host" process is consuming high % of the cpu.

is there any possibility to resolve this problem?! serached on internet and it's quite common

thanks

A:"WMI Provider Host" high cpu usage

up....

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Short Version:

The "Task Manager" shows my CPU usage consistently 35-50% when nothing is really happening on the computer. A look at the "Processes" tab shows all the processing is eaten up by the process called "System."

Longer Version:

I just bought a surplussed Compaq from my computer. I popped a large hard drive in it, formatted the drive, and installed XP (with SP1) last week. Everything else seems to work fine, except the matched memory (2x 512MB and 2x256--I have dual-channel) isn't reading as I would expect: The 2 512MB modules are showing up on a Crucial scan as having different speeds when they should be the same. I'm guessing it's because they have different manufacturers.

So everything else looks great. It's a fresh install, so I wouldn't expect any problems, really. But I noticed yesterday that no matter what I do--even when I just start the computer--the process "System" is eating up 1/3 or 1/2 of my total CPU, which defeats the purpose of my computer upgrade.

On another note:

I've seen lots of notices reminding people not to ask about illegal activities. Do you really get people that come to a tech support forum to ask about CD keys, illegal copies, and so forth? *shakes head*
 

A:CPU Usage for "System" abnormally high

To the question yes!

To the CPU issue, try running with one stick at a time, and see if the issue is still there.
 

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Recently an unknown precess called cvtres.exe is causing high cpu usage and as a result high cpu temp in my PC.
supposedly its a process associated with Microsoft? Visual Studio? 2005,but it can be a Bitcoin Miner or any other Malware for all I knw.plz help guys.Logs are attached

A:"cvtres.exe " Causing High CPU usage

I regret that we will be unable to assist until you have a legal copy of Windows installed.

Your current installation is using a hacker's Activation Exploit to bypass activation requirements - with a Lenovo OEM_SLP Product Key on a retail motherboard. Such exploits of come with unwanted hangers-on which compromise the integrity and security of the system.

Forum rules prohibit our assistance in such circumstances until a genuine copy of Windows is installed.

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Hey all.. Im new to this forum stuff.

Im on xp home sp3
3.4ghz pentium d dual
1.5 gb ddr2 ram

On my task manager theres an image called System ran by SYSTEM. Its always there but recently its using a lot of memory.

Ive no idea why its using so much memory at the moment its 61068k and this has gone up twice in the last 10-14 days.

symptoms
Occasionally I get "your network is now connected at 100 mbps" which has never happened before. Both firefox and IE are constantly coming up with "page cannot be displayed" (or whatever).

Im on a Virgin Cabled connection and should run at about 20mbps which it does if I run a speed test. however, when IE or ffox are opening its very slow and takes AAAAAGES to load a new page where previously its instantaneous.

Ive attached a dump of taskmanager.

Any ideas? Its really doing my f**kin head in..

Cheers in advance

Sam (miserable in middlesbrough) lol

A:"system" image high mem usage

Hello Sam

"System" on my machine is using the same memory (61,000K) as yours

Try having a cleanup, especially in msconfig and clean out all temp files, both system and internet.

Here are instructions for you.

If nothing helps, there is a link to our malware removal instructions at the end of the article, so try that next.

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i recently contracted a virus that does the above mentioned things. i have hijack this, prevx, and wintasks. i also have just downloaded norton 2007. can anyone help me fix my ailing computer?

josh
 

A:Task manager disabled, no "run" option, no "turn off" option

oh, i am running win xp sp 2, have a dell dimension 2350, and have already deleted viewpoint manager, but i'm still stuck.

josh
 

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First things first, thanks to all who can help.....





I need to programmatically make some adjustments to the Internet Explorer security settings. Most of these settings I have found but there are a few I have not been able to get a clear exact location for in the registry. I will be using a .BAT file to make
the adjustments on 100+ PCs.





Here is what I am looking for.....





Under the "Internet  Properties" found in control panel, under the "Privacy" tab there is an "Advanced" option button. When I click on it I get an "Advance Privacy Settings" options box. On it are several settings.
The first setting, "Override automatic cookie handling" needs to be checked in order to access the other options. I can do that by adjusting the DWord value of "PrivacyAdvanced" under the "Internet Settings" key in the registry,
"HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet settings", to be specific.





What I have not been able to find are the registry entries for the "First-party Cookies" "Accept, Block, or Prompt" options, the "Third-party Cookies" "Accept, Block, or Prompt" options, and the "Always allow
session cookies" check box. Please see picture below....















I have seen references to the following settings as being where those options exist, but nothing that explains ... Read more

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It seems that no matter how I set this, after the next start-up it reverts to "15 minutes".  What registry key controls this?

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why is my System taking up 50% of the CPU Usage at all times?
I am not talking about System Idle Process
 

A:Why? (high "system" CPU usage)

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Obviously there a many, many different home desktop configurations out there...from a top of the line latest desktop setup to one that's 6 or 7 years old....but...is there an accepted "average" elctrical power usage for the "common' home desktop PC ?

How would one estimate/check an individual desktop PC's energy use (ie. cost per hour or day if left on 24hrs) without having to purcahse any expensive watt-o-meter type unit ?

Thanks....TRinAz

A:What is the "Typical" residential PC home desktop power usage ?

Simple leave it on 24/7 for a month then for the next month use it as you would normally. Look at your bill for the 2 different months.

Other then that the meter is the only way.

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I am on a Windows 7 Professional SP1 system, running IE 11 (11.0.9600.19230C0, update version 11.0.101 (4483187).


When I have Internet explorer opened in "kiosk mode" on one monitor and I open a hyperlink from the other monitor it will open the link in a new IE window (non-full screen) .    If I do the same test with IE not in "kiosk mode"
the hyper link will open in the open window/tab. 

I have Internet Options -- Tab settings "Open links from other programs in"  set to "the current tab or window".  

Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks - Tim Reisner

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The "Idle-time Full System Scan" in Norton 360 v4 is bogging down my computer constantly, and there is no option to turn it off in "Automatic Tasks".

I contacted Norton and (after several attempts to find someone at Norton who could understand what I just said above and getting "hung-up" on over Norton chat. Inexcusable!!!) I was able to get a hold of a technician who told me that Norton intentionally removed this option "for security reasons, because they didn't want people turning it off".

The problem is, people will then be forced to turn it off by turning off ALL scheduled tasks (under "Settings/Scheduling/Schedule:Manual Schedule") and that is an even worse security problem than the relatively small one that would be created by turning off idle-time full system scanning.

Once the system has completed a full system scan, all files are on-access scanned anyway, so running a full system scan every 3-4 days is rather silly and extremely annoying--especially, because it will continue to try to run every time the system is idle if you cancel it.

A warning urging the user to not turn off idle-time full system scans without fully understanding the risks, and after explaining the risks, would be VERY preferable. Or at least the option to run the full system scans when the system is idle on a certain day of the month/week! The schedule for idle-time full system scans really needs to be separate from other tasks. In fact, t... Read more

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I am trying to rebuild by search index because my computer won't let me arrange items using the "Arrange By" option... However, when I try and load my indexing options to rebuild the index it will sit there and say "Waiting to receive indexing status". If I click the "Advanced" button it will freeze... I also receive an icon and loading display problem SEE PIC#1. Also when I click on "My Computer" it sometimes will sit there searching and it won't load. SEE PIC#2

I have tried the following:
1. Restarting the "Windows Search" service multiple times at different boots.
2. Deleting the files contained in the folder "C:\Windows\System32\config\TxR\". http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2484025
3. Stopping the "Windows Search" service then I opened up "regedit". I went to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSearch, SetupCompletedSuccessfully" I changed the value from a 0 to a 1. Then I rebooted my PC. I then went back to the same key and changed it back to a 0 and rebooted my PC again.
4. Turning the "indexing service" on and off from the "Turn Windows Features on or off" menu.
5. Microsoft Fixit Indexing Troubleshooter
6. Sfc /scannow
7. Tried this hotfix http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977380
8. Tried another user account and creating a new user account
9. Tried resetting folder view to "defaults" http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/15692-... Read more

A:"My Computer" won't load, Disappearing Icons, & "Arrange By" option won't work. Help?

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Using "System Performance" DCS reports some events are lost. To fix it, I need to increase buffer size but I can't do it because all parameters are disabled. 
When I create custom DCS with same trace (based on "Windows Kernel Trace" provider) I increase num of buffers and everything works fine.
How can I change it for "System Performance"?

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very play Registry settings or Permissions and computer broken........[[[[[XP MODEL S?M?LAR JOBS WORKS TRY]]]]]

play registry before... speed downloads and startup automatic TrustedInstaller.....
System reserved partition FORMAT before... speed downloads and startup automatic TrustedInstaller
now lower dowload speed and   Important a thing the trustedInstaller permission

how take registry current owner TrustedInstaller??
HKEY_LOCAL_MACH?NE AND HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT AND HKEY_USERS ALL,,delete TrustedInstaller and some CLS?D subkeys current owner TrustedInstaller available
how take registry TrustedInstaller?
win 7 64 bit ultimate

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Thanks,
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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Hi all

Ill cut to the chase.

What I am asking is someway of turning the Entire Windows Desktop/Screen "Black and White" not simply High Contrast.

I am one of those unfortunate ones, like many, that suffer from quite severe migraines from time to time. Couple this with frequent headaches, sometimes daily. This obviously isnt helped by the fact that my hobby and career are both in IT. I have tried every possible solution to alleviate the headaches. Lay off certain foods, make sure to have a balanced diet. Turn off any strong lighting around my computer screen, remove any strong colours from the desktop etc......

Windows XP / Vista have tried to address this issue with the accessibility wizard, where you can select the High Contrast Options to take any strong colours off the screen. Unfortunately this still doesnt get rid of everything.

When you make any major changes or "logoff" in XP/Vista, the screen fades to "black and white" for a short period. If you know what I am on about, thats the effect I am after.

More than likely a black and white layer is laid over the desktop to create this effect, unfortunately you would not be able to access anything underneath.

I need a fully functional XP machine in complete black and white.

On old CRT monitors you were able to remove the colour, making the screen B&W, but with alot of LCD screens this function is not available.

If anyone has any ideas, you would be helping so many people.

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A:Turning the Windows Desktop completely "Black and White" not just "High Contrast"

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re:

Lower right hand "Quick Launch" Menu ( on da desktop) and
"Green Box" of CPU usage in it.

Many times while surfing on da net and opening some web sites, all of a sudden, I see,
a green square BOX in the lower right corner of the screen showing CPU usage and
filling the box with green color in it,...
and it clogs and blocks the whole activities
and can not even get out of it, or can close any of the application.

What is that? Why it does that?

It means low memory? Low space? or What?

What should be done to avoid it? What should we do when it comes?

All advices needed, please.

Thanks.

A:Lower right hand "Quick Launch" Menu and "Green Box" of CPU usage

Hi..

not quite sure what you mean...any chance you can provide a screenshot of it please?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 81.2

I recently had my computer crash due to a TROJAN virus and at that time I had Windows XP service pack 3 which my computer man installed for me. After being infected I had to completely reinstall EVERY thing on my computer taking my computer back down to Service Pack 1 the only operating disks I had. Now when I do a Disk Clean Up, it doesn't have the option to "Compress Old Files." Can some one please tell me why this option is not there and how I could go about fixing this. Thank you.
 

A:"COMPRESS OLD FILES" not and option in my "Disk Clean Up"

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Hey,
I have a HP Pavilion notebook. A bit older I think. It had built in windows Vista Home Premium. Somehow my hard disk crashed and I bought a new one. I installed windows 7 ultimate 32 bit and updated to service pack 1. I made a system image using windows default recovery console. Everything was fine. But today I needed to restore my computer to a previous restore point. Every time I press F8 to get to the advanced boot option I see everything is okay except the "repair your computer" option. Somehow the "repair your computer" option disappeared. I tried ctrl+F11 button and the F11 button too. F11 button worked for my previous vista home premium but for Win-7 it's the F8 key. Can anyone help me with this please? How may I get the "repair your computer" option back? Is there any way to edit advanced to boot option to get that option back? I would be needing it in case of system image recovery. Please I don't want to reinstall the O/S once again. Please somebody help me.

A:Advanced boot option doesn't show the option "repair your computer"!

On my clean OS install, the "repair your computer" option also does not appear in the F8 Advanced Boot Options list.
The option does appear on my ACER PC.

You can access this option by booting from a System Repair CD/DVD. A system repair CD is a must have.

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Even though the tutorial on this forum says there should be a custom option, I don't seem to have it.

Any thoughts on how can I bring it back?

P.S. Does anyone know what that "winrt--{***}-" folder is?

A:"Custom" option missing from "Search again in"

Anyone? Is it the same on your machines too, or just me?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

Recently my computer has been very slow in logging in and shutting down. Also my computer has been freezing for atleast 20 seconds or more until I have to just shut it down. I also found last night that my Malawarebytes scanner found this "Rogue Installer" which I deleted. My computer is still running slow to shutdown so I'm not sure if this program is still in. Actually, for a few months I had been having some trouble(intrusions) with some type of virus.

Today, I wanted to try to clean the computer on Safe mode. I tried numerous of times by clicking fast or holding down the f8 key for safemode but nothing happens.

My second option was mscongfig box but I found there was no "BOOT. INI" option. I'm not sure if there is a way to restore this option? If not, is there an easier option to generate safemode? Thanks
 

A:No "BOOT INI." Option in "msconfig" for Safemode

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Hi, my computer running slow, I had checked the task manager and it shows that NT Kernel & System runs about 50%.
When I restart the computer it solves the problem, but if the computer is working idle than the I loose the internet connection, than I have to restart again. Also it takes forever to shut down computer.
Here is Hijack This report. Thank you.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:01:10 PM, on 5/12/2011
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security Suite\Engine\4.3.0.5\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10o_ActiveX.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.startskins.com/7335599128/?hp
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPDSK/1
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://g.msn.com/HPDSK/1
R0 - HKLM\... Read more

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I have been getting the BSOD since a few weeks and found out by trial and error that a USB-hub is causing the problem. Whenever I disconnect the hub before I shut off the computer I do not get the blue screen.
Yesterday I also got a BSOD that mentioned driver power state failure. After I had de-installed Ubuntu 10.04 (I wanted to see what people are talking about but did not really like it) that problem did not show up again, although I do not know if that is just coincidence.

I have enclosed the dump files as per your instructions and hope that somebody will be able to help me.
Thank you.

A:BSOD with "usbhub.sys" and "driver power state failure"

Welcome!

It does look as if your USB drivers are causing the issue.
BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY
Code:

Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Wed Apr 28 03:41:32.255 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:31:47.502
BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 9482319c, ad39bb40, ad39b720}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for libusb0.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
Probably caused by : libusb0.sys ( libusb0+428c )
PROCESS_NAME: System
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x7E
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Mon May 10 03:46:15.009 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:15.272
BugCheck 124, {0, 8752f544, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : hardware
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Mon May 10 05:22:31.146 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:23.393
BugCheck 1000007E, {c0000005, 9444b19c, adb53b40, adb53720}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for libusb0.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for libusb0.sys
Probably caused by : libusb0.sys ( libusb0+428c )
PROCESS_NAME: System
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x7E
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.8

In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?
 

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76

I know that the processor uses more electricity the more cycles it performs, and I leave mine underclocked unless I'm playing a game or something.

But what about RAM? Does full/addressed RAM use more electricity than empty/unused RAM?

Or to put it more practically, if I leave my 500MB of Firefox tabs loaded but untouched for 7 hours while I sleep will it use more power than if I had closed and then reopened them?
 

A:Solved: Does RAM consume more power "full" than "empty"?

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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".


Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":




The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:




I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:




Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:





I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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