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Q: Impossible to download anything

Hello guys,
I have a very frustrating problem and i really can't imagine any way to solve it without help. The problem is quite simple to explain : I simply can't downlaod anything "big".
let's check details. I have two browsers, Ie and Firefox. I ve been using firefox for years but i recently bought a new comp, and Ie came along with vista.
Whenever i try to download a "big file" with firefox, let's say a game's patch, i recieve an error message after 2-3 minutes saying that the dowlaod will stop because the source file will not be read.
if i try with Ie after about the same amount of time i got an error message saying that the time allocated to the operation has been...

As you imagine this is already frustrating enough in itself, but today i discovered that the problem had somehow extended to streaming, i cannot load any file completely...

my config is brand new from A to Z, so i really don't know where to look for.

Any Idea ?


Preferred Solution: Impossible to download anything

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

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

A: Impossible to download anything

Does your Internet keep dropping (Are you on wireless or something?).

Your topic suggests you can't download "anything", yet below you say you have trouble downloading "anything big". I'm assuming you can download small files?

You could always try using a download manager rather than using your browser to download the files. Search the forums for a thread on download managers if you want to find out more.

Leechget is what i use at present.



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download problems
can't download anything red message comes up (whatever I was downloading) contains a virus and was deleted (EVERYTIME) ran and updated zone alarm and spybot but no effect any thoughts? cannot download anything so can't post any of the reqired logs

A:download impossible

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I need help on my laptop running Windows 8 and I would like to upgrade to 8.1 but on download is stopping at 58% while is veryfing the compatibility.
Evene the install assistand software is stucking on veryfing the compatibility.
What can I do? Hope to get help form anyone of you.
Thank you for the help.

A:Impossible download W 8.1

Do you get any error code?

What brand and model laptop?
Have you tried updating the video driver and checking Windows update for any Optional updates?

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j The wife goes to there coupon sites, especially Pillsbury.com. Need help. Cannot download their coupon printer software no matter what I do. I am running Kaspersky Internet Suite, have Spybot, SAS, and MAM installed but in passive mode as KAS conflicts with them in active mode. Really nobody at all could figure it out when I asked the question in the forums anyway. AS soon as I click on the install coupon printer in Pillsbury.com, it seems to want to go to the website and gets rerouted and back to the page with the print coupons button again. No download box, no nothing. It says I am supposed to click o.k. download box will appear. Fat chance. Nothing but rerouted back to the original page. Used both IE and Firefox disabled everything I could cookies, phising, add-blockers, etc in both IE and Firefox. Have gone so far as to disable Kaspersky for 10 seconds to install the coupon printer software, no luck there either. Any ideas about this would be appreciated as I am not computer stupid, have done everything. Checked to see if printer was default, it is.

A:printer download impossible

Any ideas out there. If I went to another computer, downloaded the coupon printer software, copied it to my flashdrive then installed it on my computer would that work or not.

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I tried xxx times to download incredimail ( www.incredimail.com) on the labtop of my friend which was impossible. It starts, but then comes a windows which says: "you should download the newest version". What if cours I do because you can not download a older version of incredimail. You think it's a virus this window ??
Thanks for your help.

A:download of incredimail impossible

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Hey, I'm downloading a game from Origin and my speed has shot up to 12mb/s, now I know that is impossible because the max I can ever get is 2.3mb/s.

Here is my router's page shown next to the download to prove that it is impossible lol.

At first it was downloading at my normal speed but it just gradually went up and then hovered around 8mb/s to 12mb/s for about 5minutes then it went back to normal again around 1.5mb/s.

What happened ? How is this possible ?

Danny K

A:Impossible download speed shown from Origin

This might not be the answer, though I have seen similar events.

Your d/l speed is a little down for your attenuation (but that might be because if the way your modem synchs with your exchange), and would indicate you're about 1.0 - 1.5 km from your exchange (or sub exchange if you use RIMs in the UK). With a SNR of 5.6 you must have good line quality to have a stable connection at that SNR (Typically ISPs aim for an SNR of around 6.0).

When data gets cached you can see speeds that look unrealistic. This data can be cached on your PC (If you have previously downloaded, or started to download something), or at some point close to you.

Eg. Some ISPs cache large amounts of data to give the impression they are providing better services than they really are.

Just my observations. There is probably a better explanation for this.

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Here is my problem. Just this passed Saturday I downloaded a program called Gamevance.exe to become a gold member on a Pokemon RPG. The RPG is safe. Anyways a link to the download was provided on the website, PokemonToxic.net. It was only after the program was downloaded that really bad things started happening. Not sure if the file was correctly named/spelled through my knowledge, but it is Gamevance. After the program downloaded, it was bundled with a desktop weather tracker, which may have been a huge mistake on my part. Avira then told me Gamevance was adware, so I tried removing it, and it worked. But now my wireless mouse is really laggy with movement, on nearly every window. Ultimately, I cannot run or download DDS or GMER. I had to use my sisters computer to even get on the forums. Any help/ideas are very appreciated.

A:Very Serious Problems Infection. Nearly Impossible To Even Download DDS or GMER.

Early bump, please. My computer is going to be rendered incapacitated soon if I don't receive help today. I think this gets done quicker if this gets done by today, with help from an expert analyst. Pick one of these to help me: Chemist, Ried, Tetonbob, or Basementgeek. I have a funny feeling that any other expert analyst will have trouble with this. Without any normal way to download your tools, this post deserves an early bump. Counting on you guys to help me out.

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I recently bought a wireless card for my desktop. Previously I was using a fob-type usb adapter. When I used the usb adapter I was able to achieve download speeds of around 1 MB/s and stream 1080p video, but with the card my download speed maxes out at about 250 kB/s and it takes a few minutes for the same video quality to load, if it does at all. I'd ordinarily blame the card entirely for this problem, but when I test my connection speed with it, I get far higher results. Additionally, my upload speeds with the card can often rise to 500+ kB/s and are generally higher than my download speeds at all times. Just wondering if anyone could tell me what exactly is going on here.

A:Slow download speed and nearly impossible video streaming

Hi Alphabetter. There's more than one approach to troublshoot this. First thing that pops into my head is, since we ar edealing with wireless, maybe you are dropping packets. Do you know how to open a command prompt and use the ping command? I would try pinging something on the internet:
ping google.com -t
and let that run while you test some of those things you are trying to do. If you are getting a few timeouts, that would cause "slowness". Also, look at what the ping times are (latency). This is a good first step to troubleshoot such an issue.

Can you tell us a little more about your wireless service? Are we talking about a wireless ISP? And has your service contract or service level changed at all when you switched devices?

One question: Where are you getting 1080p content from the internet??? (if I may ask)

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Hi, I've tried Dell forums but I'm not getting anywhere so I decided to try Windows 7 forums for help.
I had to do a clean install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit on my Dell Inspiron N7110 laptop and after I'd done that, discovered there were no drivers on the disc supplied with the computer.
I get to the Dell website and then discover I cannot download the drivers on my desktop to copy over to my laptop because of DellSystemDetect. The drivers have to be downloaded on the Dell laptop which cannot connect to the Internet!
I was wondering if there were any experts here, who could give me instructions on how to download a network driver, which can then be copied and installed on to my laptop, so that I can connect to the Internet to download the other drivers I need from Dell?

A:Dell Network Driver impossible to download because of DellSystemDetect

Welcome to the forum,

Can you run this on your laptop,

System Information File - Create in Windows

Then copy the file over to your desktop and upload it here, we can point you to the right one.

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,


A:Is this impossible?

Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you


Read the Red sticky at the top first

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem

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Hi! I'm new here -- noticed that a few people had the same problem I'm having with IE Pop-Ups, so I thought I'd look for some help. Spyware scans and pop-up stoppers couldn't cut it and my virus scanner finds nothing wrong.

Though I can only check back here every now and then, and not on the weekends (I apologize in advanced for slow replies), I was hoping that someone might have some ideas on where to go to fix this!

Thanks for your time!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:58:20 AM, on 6/16/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
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A:Impossible IE Pop-Ups!

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I have a folder in my external terabyte that appeared some time ago. I can not delete it with any software. I tried to delete with DOS and it says all the same. The problem is that it will not let me downgrade it to a write-able format. It seems to be locked in READ ONLY status. I have attempted to take ownership of the drive and the files, but I can not get rid of it. When I first noticed it, it was random letters. When I tried to delete the file it turned into many many "Z's". When I ran the DOS delete protocol it changed into 6 "Z's"; with in that folder is a empty folder called "Update". Since then I have not been able to do anything about it. I don't know what to do. I even downloaded a program called Delete on Boot, and still no success. I have been coming here for about a year when I caught the Rogue Internet Security 2010. It was since then, 12/30/09 the day that i reformatted to yield to the virus's victory that the file first appeared in the external hard drive. I am wits end and I know someone out there can help me. Please tell me what to do. I was told that it was very complex and destructive hack file. Am I infected again?

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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I have five computer equipped whit Win 2000 french edition. And some Win 2000 dont want to load the profil of the user ??? It take 2 or 3 reboot after it works ??? Whath I do wrong during the installation ??? The user are not defind on the machine but on the domaine ...help !!! Sorry for my english

A:Win 2k bug ????? Impossible =)))


What errors are you getting? What happens when a user logs on? Are the profiles on the server or are they all on the local machine?

Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...

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I have installed on my computer a new PC only version of Windows 8. I've not purchased a new PC for about 8 years so its impossible it came with the computer, I built the computer myself.

I remember I brought an upgrade copy of Win8 in error, I got it from PC world. I still have those disk but now I also have this new PC version. I remember going back to PC to tell them I brought it in error I also remember calling the MS helpline.

Can anyone make sense of this? How did this copy come to be working on this computer?

I'm currently wanting to do a clean install but I can't because I can't workout what happened in the past



A:How is this even impossible?

Sounds like you may have an OEM System Builder versions of Windows 8. It is intended to be installed by someone or a company building a new computer that is to be resold. That particular version includes a personal use license which allows anyone to buy an OEM System Builder copy of the software and install it on a (new or old) PC that is intended for personal use. It should have come with an installation key.

Here is some more information on the ZDnet web site.


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Ok XP PRO...but I ain't no pro and my grammar sucks!

I was messing with the file associations...

Now I can't open folders in the same window anymore.
Nor can I delete the associations I had made.

My Computer -> C: -> same tree

after that

XYZ folder and its subs all open independently


Is there any way to fix this? Other than a reinstall?

A:Maybe impossible to help me...

If you have a recent restore point you can go that route and restore your computer to a point before you changed this.Any other programs or settings will revert back to that time.

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ok so i had just got one of my old laptops to work again and i was very happy. Then one of my sisters wanted to use it so i let her use it. I got it back, but when it was returned it had two viruses on it. One was Windows police pro and the other was Protection System. I am sure i got rid of Police pro but i cant get rid of protection system. I tried to download Malware and Combo Fix ,but everytime i go to launch a program it brings up some command prompt thing saying C\\Windows\system32\desote. It is beinging to frustrate me and i dont know what to do. Please someone help D: [(Note for all)(i started firefox by right clicking and using the run as command)]

A:Impossible to fix?

Hi TunaFishyFish and to Bleeping Computer!Please note: ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.ROOTREPEAL-------------We need to check for rootkits with RootRepealDownload RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.Zip Mirrors (Recommended)
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorRar Mirrors - Only if you know what a RAR is and can extract it.
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorExtract RootRepeal.exe from the archive.Open on your desktop.Click the tab.Click the button.Check all seven boxes: Push OkCheck the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.Once the scan completes, push the button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.

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Hey guys it's me again with my annoying and those that seem to be impossible-to-fix-problems.

Well 3 months ago i bought an AMD 5600+ Dual Core and i had lots of problems since then, believing it was defective, i wrote to AMD support and requested an RMA. My replacement arrived today. It fixed LOTS of random crashes and my computer was able to boot up properly with both rams placed on in dual channel. I went to play on Soulstorm, it crashed, sometimes half way through a game or sometimes about 5 minutes into the game. I went on another game which is Company of Heroes, it crashed too.

The only reason i tested these 2 games was because they crashed most of the times when i had the defective processor.I thought it was the RAM but i thought it wouldn't make any sense because while waiting for my replacement to arrive, i put in my old AMD Athlon 3500+ and it worked fine with EVERY SINGLE games so it couldn't be the RAM and it can't be the replacement either. Not knowing what else to do, i took one stick of ram out, and guess what? It worked like a charm ! I really have no idea what's going on inside but if anyone had been through this or anyone who knows how to fix please help and....ermm if it works you'll be able to rest assured that a person on earth is grateful and just wants to kill you with hugs XD

BTW this is my spec:
Abit AN52
OCZ PC26400 platinum edition
Radeon Sapphire 1950x Pro
AMD 5600+ Dual Core
Arctic Cooler 64 Pro
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A:Impossible! I need some serious help

Have you switched the ram modules around to see if it is stable with either one installed?

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There are some files on my flash drive that are no longer visible, i know they werent deleted because the data still shows up in the properties...I tried allowing it to to show hidden and system files in folder options, nothin. i even tried running a command to show hidden files to no avail...please help

xp asus notebook and vista acer desktop, same thing on both... i also tried a file recovery program and all it would come up with is previously deleted files

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In Outlook 98, if you permanently delete messages from your deleted folder, how can you get that data back? I know it can be done because our former IT person used to do it. Our back-up pst file does not have the lost data either. Is there help out there?

A:Is this impossible?

I have heard that on the Microsoft website they have the info for this.
Sorry that I don't have the time now to find it for you.

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!

A:Please Help-log On Impossible!

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!

A:Please Help Me...log On Impossible!

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I'll start my request with a copy of my original question posted elsewhere on this site, where I was then referred here.

Is this impossible?


Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,


Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you


Read the Red sticky at the top first
IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem

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A:Is This Impossible #2

It appears as though you stopped at Step 2

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.


DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts

If the following message from DSS appears, please click on "Yes" to allow it to download HijackThis, if you don't already have it.

Allow DSS through your firewall to download HijackThis by clicking "OK"

DSS has installed HijackThis, and placed a shortcut on your desktop. Click "OK" to allow the scan to continue.

When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.tx... Read more

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hi all i found this site after searching the net. i recently got a e-systems 1201 laptop with a faulty hard drive. i purchased a new western digital the wd3200bpvt i installed it and the laptop came to life heres the specs
1gb ram
320 wd hard drive
hann star j mv 4 0811 motherboard
intel pentium dual core
originally had vista on it

so i proceeded to install windows 7 with a boot disc ive used on a few computers get to expanding files then get a error ending in 570 then just rebbots . after searching the web for help i decided to burn another dvd didnt work same problem burned with different software nero same problem tried slower speed with imageburner and nero same problem sometime i get different errors but just wont install.

tried vista same problem tried all the above variants still same so i then tried booting from usb used win 7 usb software but still cant install it because of 1gb ram been trying x86.so tried to go back to good old xp got all way thru install entered key then bsod and crashes, since then i havent been able to get past installing devices without crashing on xp. tried all diff service packs still same tried custom made ones but same problems tried injecting sata driver with n lite but cant get it to work or load at boot, get loads of different problems some times wont detect drive or reads it as only 10 gb reformat then sometimes works but still wont install. tried vista and win 7 over and over im going crazy, ive tried recovery disks ... Read more

A:mission impossible!!!!!

Hi -

Where did Windows 7 originate? Did you purchase a full retail copy, upgrade from Vista, etc...?

Regards. . .



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Cannot start to safe mode
Cannot start task manager
Cannot change boot sequence...Wont allow setup to run, wont allow safe mode to run
When I try and access a program, I get a message that file is infected and will not allow it to run...all. exe files give this warning.

I have solved some anti virus problems, but this one is tops....wont allow access to anything...

Any pros wanna tackle this one?

A:The Impossible Virus??

Hooked a USB port keyboard, it recognized....for all that have this problem try this...then you can run MALWARE BYTES,etc.

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First i'm french, so sorry for my bad words or setences.

I use a acer computer with vista sp1. I've got 3 parts on my hdd.
That is to say an eisa part for recovery, second part C: for vista premium and a third one for datas.

I've downloaded seven on the microsoft website and burn it with nero 7 and imagburn.

Noone works correctly, the best is that one i've burned with imagburn. speed 2.4 on an rw and 4 with an r

Each time i try to install seven, i've got the install page, i press "' install now"', and i received that beautifull message ..

"' windows couldt not collect information ( for os image ) in the specefied image files ( install.wim ) does not exist "'

I've checked my iso disc and the "' install.wim "' really exist on the dvd.

An other detail, each time after pressing "' install now "' and before the beautiful message my floppy tries to run.

If you have ideas or tips, they are welcome.

Sincerely yours,

A:impossible instal of seven

It is probably your installation media causing the problem..

This happens when it cannot verify the install.wim image on the DVD.

Try changing DVD discs brand, or using an external DVD rom drive. Perhaps yours is failing. If anything else fails, try installing from a USB stick.

USB instuctions here

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Hi there, I think I'm trying to find an impossible motherboard. I've done a pretty decent search and can't seem to find a motherbaord that will work with a Pentium D 930 processor and just plan old DDR 400 RAM. If it had GB lan I'd be pretty impressed.

Does such a motherboard exist?

A:Impossible Motherboard

what about that one..?

Edit: woops, that uses ddr2.. My bad. Maybe it is impossible?

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I am unable to down load any attachment with my OS currently. The problem just recently started. If I receive and email I cannot open the attachment because I cannot download them. any suggestions as how to fix this problem?

A:Downlading impossible

Does the problem occur with an email client? If so, which one(s)? Exactly what happens when you try to open or download an attachment? Any error message(s)?

Does the problem occur using web mail? If so, which browser(s) and which email service(s)? Exactly what happens when you try to open or download an attachment? Any error message(s)?

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Yesterday my pc suddenly gave some strange errors after startup after that it suddenly became impossible to run exe files. I found out that the only way i could startup firefox was using a html site wich was still on my deskop. After trying "WinXP_EXE_Fix.reg" I was able to run some programs but most of them still gave a error that windows didn't reconise the file type. After rebooting my pc (after the Winxp_exe_Fix ) I was finally able to startup Hijackthis and let it scan my pc.The thing I don't get is if my pc doesn't reconise exe files anymore, why does it reconise explorer.EXE also al my shortcuts on my deskop turned to LNK files wich I can't open. I don't know much about pc's so I didn't want to mess with regedit.exe (except with the .reg file) also after 3 times of rebooting and starting the .reg file some programs got their origional icon back but still didn't work. (also i can't load my viruscanner wich is Norman).Is there anyway I can fix this without reinstalling xp?my Hijackthislog:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 14:17:39, on 29-8-2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC: ... Read more

A:Impossible To Run Exe Files

Please visit the following link and use the instructions there to post a ComboFix log as a reply to this topic:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixWhen following the instructions please install the Windows XP Recovery Console if you are using XP.After running ComboFix, please post the ComboFix log as well as a brand new HijackThis as a reply to this topic.

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Holy cow I am hoping someone here can help me out for I am pulling my hair out one strand at a time.
I have a Sony Vaio All-In-One 3D touch screen computer [VPCL22SFX] that is having an issue and I am unable to figure out what exactly is going on. It does not lack in processing power or RAM which makes this even more difficult. This PC has worked perfectly since I bought it but now it seems there is something wrong and I can't figure it out. About 3 months ago it started slowing down at certain times and I have exhausted everything I know to help diagnose what the issue could be and I am coming up with nada. I only use this PC for accessing MS Office and internet surfing so I keep it very clean. When I go to YouTube the video and audio stutters and brings the PC down to a crawl. I will attempt to move the mouse at the same time and it also stutters or skips all over the place. When I try to copy data over from the PC to an external hard drive [or vice versa] the mouse exhibits the same behavior. I am on a wired connection and I am getting about 40 MBPS downloads and 4 MBPS uploads on AT&T Uverse, and I run speed tests all the time so I know the number is consistent. I have used Hiren's Boot CD to test the CPU, the RAM, the fans, the hard drive, the video card and the audio and it passes all the tests. I also used VAIO Care to test everything as well as Bluetooth, BD drive, etc. and it passed all those tests as well. I ran a check for spyware and malware...nothing w... Read more

A:Impossible To Figure Out

Here are the specs....
Product Highlights
2.2GHz Intel Core i7-2720QM Quad-Core
8GB (2x4GB) RAM
3TB 5400rpm Hard Drive
Blu-ray/CD/DVD Burner
nVIDIA GeForce GT 540M 1GB GPU
ATSC/NTSC TV Tuner with Remote Control
24" Multi-Touch Widescreen 3D LCD
Integrated Camera and Microphone
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit)

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My windows xp home edition wont open!
Ive tried using a win 98 boot disk - no good.
I have a message telling me that a SMART failure on the hd is about to happen.
Ive tried to open a (downloaded) xp reinstallation cd (4mb) at the prompt and it wont open.

How do i get in?

Many thanks

PS Remember i am a stupid layperson

A:Impossible Situation

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Assume I know nothing (yes my name is Jon).

Anyway, I want excel to go to a url, populate some fields (date range, location), run the report, then download it in csv format.

The url is actually an internal SQL database so this should be simple via just using a SQL table. However, my company won't give me backdoor access to the server to connect to the table.

I can however, go to the url (not sure if website or url or what is the correct term) and manually input everything, run the report, export as .csv, copy, paste, and go from there. I have to do this everyday when the previous days information is uploaded to the database. There could also be changes made to other days which I need to update as well.

Is there a way I can automate this without having to bother my IT group with server permissions?

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I tried - unsuccessfully - to boot my new Pavilion x360  with USB pen drive with Ubuntu Live but the pc always starts Windows 10, even ignoring changes of boot priority in bios. Why not ? Please can you help me teaching me the correct actions and steps? Thanks in advance.

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Not sure if this is possible, but here goes.

A client of mine, has given me this Access application that they would like to make changes/enhancments to it. The problmem is this application has been package using the Access wizard which creates the executible file and all the DL files, but the client doesn't have any idea where the development copy is located. So I'm asking, is there a way to get behind this application to see the code once its packaged?

A:IS IT Possible to Do the Impossible? (Access)

I don't think there is unless you have the source database the application was compiled from.

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My internet homepage get jiberish...
when i start up it prompts "adsfasdfadasd.com was unable to connect"
i have Icons that will not be deleted...i've tried everything..
i know you guys like the hijacked stuff so i got it and made a log.
I hope you guys can help me find a solution

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 1:29:55 AM, on 12/31/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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I'm updating a Qosmio G50-12F PQG55E-04C02YFR
The BIOS Version is 2
Windows version : 7 Pro 64

I've replaced the 2 original 2GO RAM sticks by 2 4G0 compatible RAM sticks.

I've tried to update the BIOS from the Toshiba support site, but the only available version doesn't support my computer (message when I try to install it).

The current BIOS indicates 8GO.
CPUZ indicates only 4GO
Windows indicates 8GO installed, 4GO available.

I've already tried to put only one stick, then the other (all is normal with only one 4GO memory stick), I've checked the BIOS parameters as indicated in forums and configuration panel parameters too.

Has some one a clue?

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Ok If anyone can help me with this i will be impressed

I play on an online game and i was recently key logged. I injected a DLL into the game, and inside the dll there was a key logger.
Only one virus scanner can identify it and i don't have the virus scanner (CPsecure).

The keylogger is called Troj.Gamethief.w32.wow.bwa

Heres how this thing works. Basically the key logger doesnt run UNLESS i inject it into my game.exe. So its not a threat to any other passwords, just my game one. I believe it sends my account/pass when i load it.

If i removed the dll the keylogger would be removed also, but i want to use this program so im trying to avoid that. The only solution i can come up with is using a hex editor to stop the function. But i am not familiar enough with hex editors to do this.

So i guess i need someone with hex editing knowledge to help me remove this. or someone who knows a program i havnt found on google yet.



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This morning, while attempting to move some files around my Windows 7 64bit laptop began telling me that I didn't have permission to do so, as I needed permission from the "TrustedInstaller". I googled this issue and resolved it by configuring permissions.

Feeling a little suspicious I decided to run Malwarebytes. As I attempted to install it, when asked what language I wanted - the program defaults to "Bosanski". Being that I work in IT and have cleaned hundreds of machines I installed it anyway and was able to blindly walk my way through it and run a scan. It came back clean.

I then went to "Region and Language" in the Control Panel and once I got in there, all the values started scrolling around madly until it settled on "Afrikaans (South Africa).

I then went to download Speccy, as to give you a screenshot of my system specs and the installer did the same thing. It chose the "Portuguese" language. I then tried to download some other programs and they all did the same thing.

Another bug that is happening is that when I attempt to move any files, Windows will not allow me to scroll down...it locks onto "My Documents" and then if I scroll down and choose a different directory...it immediately scrolls back up to My Documents.

I'm at my wits end with this, as googling as brought me nothing. One thread came close to what I was describing but it had no resolution. And most of the things from his log appear identi... Read more

A:Nearly Impossible To Describe, But I'll Try

Trustedinstaller *belongs* to the operating system and should not be moved or modified in any way. Also, keep in mind, just because you scanned with MBAM and came up clean, doesn't mean that your system, is in fact, clean. It sure sounds like malware, or some kind of virus, to me. If you have an installed AV, run a full system scan. Perhaps you could try restoring to a point before you had issues. I don't believe Trustedinstaller would have anything to do with the language issues that you are experiencing.

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I keep getting pops-ups for the same few sites everytime I open IE. No virus scanners (Norton, AVG) will pick up the virus or whatever is causing the problem. I've run Hijackthis and it gives me

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 20:43:17, on 29/10/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\PCI Audio Applications\Bin\EchoCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Mini Motty\skinkers.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\blueyonder IST\bin\mpbtn.exe
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A:Impossible to lose pop-ups!

Please move Hijack This out of the temporary files into its own folder under program files so that it can create proper back-ups.

Rescan with Hijack This, close all browser windows except Hijack This, put a check mark beside these entries and click “fix checked”.

O21 - SSODL: SystemCheck - {54645654-2225-4455-44A1-9F4543D34544} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\vbsys.dll

Then boot to safe mode (see how below), locate and delete these files and/or folders:

:\WINDOWS\System32\vbsys.dll - file

How to restart to safe mode:

Because XP will not always show you hidden files and folders by default, Go to Start - Search and under "More advanced search options". Make sure there is a check by "Search System Folders" and "Search hidden files and folders" and "Search system subfolders"

Next click on My Computer. Go to Tools - Folder Options. Click on the View tab and make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked. Also uncheck "Hide protected operating system files" and "Hide extensions for known file types". Now click "Apply to all folders"
Click "Apply" then "OK"

Then reboot and post another log please.

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I have windows ME; p4 1.5ghz, 640RAM, comcast cable
Recently my computer started running extremely slow, taking about 8 minutes to boot up. Now it only works for about 10 minutes before it crashes.
I've run spybot and it finds no problems, and ad-aware will stop scanning and crash half way through. They are both fully updated. The computer is virtually unusable. Here's my Hijack-This log, I could really use some help on this. Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 5:17:00 PM, on 9/12/2004
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.50 (5.50.4134.0100)

Running processes:
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A:HJT log - please help, the computer is impossible to use

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I'm a beginning enthusiast in the computer world, but theres one problem that has got me stumped. When opening the ACT program on a windows XP I get a message that says, "Application has generated an exception that could not be handled. Process ID=0x798(1944), ID= 0x79c(1948)." then it asks if I want to use debugger to figure out the problem and so I'll click yes and then it says that the debugger is missing a component. Not only this the computer is constantly going into BSOD often times for "missing registry components". The memory is a little too small for all of the business programs put on the computer. I've ran at least four different types of spyware and virus removers in safe mode, they remove a few small spyware ads from caselmedia but there is never any kind of virus detected on the computer. Please help me out, I would really appreciate it if someone out there knows what to do. Thanks a bunch.

A:impossible to figure out

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I've been trying out various clipboard replacements/boosters, but so far have not been able to find something that will let me copy from various dialogs and program windows. Is there a "Universal" copy tool that will let me copy from Event logs, command windows, and program interfaces to paste elsewhere? Free or commercial-I'm interested.

A:Copy the impossible?

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For about 2-3 days now, it's become impossible to load certain websites. These websites include www.mediafire.com, and there is software called "Hamachi" to simulate a virtual lan server, which also won't connect at all. Hamachi gets stuck at "Probing" and mediafire.com completely fails to load. I have used websites like isitdown to check if mediafire is down for everyone of just me, and it's just me.

I have restarted the router 4-5 times, and I've tried accessing it from all computers in our home, but none of them work.

I am using Windows 8 and am with MWEB.

Please help,

A:Internet near impossible to use

That sounds like an ISP problem
it is quite likely blocked by your ISP
I have friends in SA who inform me that when they reach close to their monthly limits, sites like mediafire and other sharing sites get blocked
Most SA ISPs do severely limit what you can download and give what is seen in rest of the world as very low bandwith limits for a very expensive price

Check with ISP first

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I have a Gateway Laptop that is 5 years old. I rarely use it, but like to be able to use it outside or in bed when I'm bedridden (disabled). For 3 months now I cannot got on line with it. My desktop works fine, which is connected to a wireless Netgear router from BrightHouse (roadrunner). They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens. I can't get on line with a message that I have limmited or no connectivity. It seems to have something to do with loosing my network key and IP address. Since this is from Bright House I assumed they could fix it. I even paid $170 to a tech support team who got it up and running only to loose the connection again a few hours later. There must be a solution for this problem, I just can't find anyone who can fix it. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your time.

A:Problem seems impossible to fix?

<<They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens.>>

Have you asked...what the problem was...when you paid to have it serviced?


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My hard drive failed a few months back, turned it on one day and got a series of clicks and chirp sounds and it was dead. I tried a couple things suggested on here but none of them helped and ended up installing windows on a new drive. I recently found an indentical model number to the one I have on ebay(a Hitachi Deskstar for a Dell). When I receive it, I'll plug it in to make sure it works, then i'm going to attempt a disk swap between the two. I had to find a funky size torx bit for the outer screws and now I see the disk is attached with another torx that is a bit smaller so i'll need one of those too. I know this should be done in a clean room and even then it's supposed to be a hit or miss and it's likely not to work. I figured i'd give it a shot for the $28 it costs for the new drive with shipping. Am I wasting my time or do I have a slim chance of being successful? And no, I hadn't made any backups from that drive, partly because of the crappy NEW Pioneer dvd-r drive I had returned just before this happened(a couple others posted issues in this forum regarding that model also around the same time I did).

A:Going to attempt the 'impossible'....

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