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Unplugging USB's causes computer to break

Q: Unplugging USB's causes computer to break

So this bug seems to only happen about 50% of the time when I unplug USB devices from my computer. When I play certain games I have to unplug my racing wheel and flight sticks and doing so sometimes causes my computer to start beeping and stuttering. The beeping and stuttering only happens when I either move the mouse or click a button on the mouse so I am wondering if it's got something to do with the mouse but I've had the mouse for a while and have only encountered this bug fairly recently. Anyone heard of this before? Any suggestions as to what I should do?

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A: Unplugging USB's causes computer to break

Hi,
Well I doubt it's the mouse
You have a i7 what exactly and also what is your power supply so please fill in the rest of your system spec's and also include which antivirus you use as well as any other third party utility,
Use Clean boot,
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Click Start and type in the search box,
msconfig
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,
Cheers.

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I have the Hyperx Cloud and the microphone easily unplugs from the headphones so that you can choose to not have a mic some times. While I was talking with my friends on skype and needed to mute the mic quickly so I just pulled out the microphone and when i plugged it back in it didn't work. I have googled many solutions but nothing seems to work.
 

A:Simply unplugging my headphones and plugging them back in seemed to break them. HELP!

Do the speakers still work after you have unattached /reattached the mic?

Presuming you are running Windows (as you haven't specified)

Open control panel, then open Sound (depending on your OS and view options you may need to click on the Hardware and Sound option first or similar)

In the sound window, click on the Recording tab.

With the Mic attached how many devices do you see?

Is the Mic on your headset set as Default?

If you remove the mic and reattach (with the sound window open) does the mic get recognised and show back up in this list?

Does it remain as default / enabled?
 

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Hello.

How can I interchange the key shortcuts for inserting a line break with paragraph break one?

They are currently inserted by pressing Shift+Enter and Enter respectively. I would like to reverse that assignation.

I would like to get a new paragraph break when pressing Shift+Enter, and a new line break when pressing Enter.

The reason is because is much more common to insert new line paragraphs and it's more comfortable to use a single key.

How can I do it?
I've tried in Options -> Customize Ribbon -> Customize Keyboard Shortcuts -> but I Can't find the related functions there.

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Yesterday, I was on my computer, when I decided to unplug a USB connection to my printer off from a USB port at the top of my PC. Upon doing so, my monitor went blank, and I think I heard the fan levels increase. My keyboard lit up all of the lights, which only ever happens while the computer is booting up.

I waited for a while for the display to return, but nothing happened, so I attempted to manually shut it off by holding the power button down. Nothing happened. I managed to unplug the cord, to turn off the PC. Upon plugging it back in, the PC would not start.

So far, I have concluded that, the power socket and the cable both are fine. The GPU LED light is also not on. I checked the connections to the motherboard from the power supply and they seemed all in place. I also ran the 'paperclip' test on the Power Supply, which worked. I moved the RAM sticks to different slots, and even took out the memory, but didn't hear any sounds or notice any power.

Interestingly, the LED power light on the case seems to occasionally work. Hoping that the issue is not the motherboard.

SPECS:
Motherboard: MSI Z97 G55 SLI
POWER SUPPLY
Cosair CX650

All help is appreciated. Thanks
 

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Im guessing that is not good. My wife unplugged the computer during a download after it froze and now it takes 45 minutes just to reboot. Once it's up, it might take an hour just to open the control panel.

If it does open up, it will then freeze.

Dell optiplex with xp prof.

it was running fine until the unplugging part.

any ideas?

Thanks

A:Unplugging computer during a download

run
chkdsk /r

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I have had trouble shutting down a computer I am building. It goes through the motions then says its okay to turn off your computer now. All the fans are still running and I assume by the okay to turn off your computer now message which has a windows logo on it, the HD is still spinning. Hitting the power buttons just causes the computer to restart. There is no way to shut this computer down.

If I am unable to resolve this issue, how bad is it to turn off the computer by unplugging it? What I would really be doing is adding a power strip with an on/off button to shut the computer down.

Thanks
 

A:Unplugging a running computer

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Hi,
I recently unplugged my computer from the wall (actually, I unplugged the surge protected power strip from the wall) because I was doing some electrical work and didn't want my computer to see a surge in case I made any mistakes. When I plugged the computer back in, I began to see strange behavior. There seem to be "artifacts", for lack of a better word since I'm not overclocking anything, during startup and after booting. The text is all messed up, showing the wrong letters and symbols, and the asus screen is screwed up too. After booting, there are discolorations and severe misalignments, and the monitor going black and coming back repeatedly. I tried resetting the power strip, plugging the power directly into the wall, and cleaning out the dust in the box.

The problem comes and goes, sometime more sever than others and sometimes all is OK, and I can't figure out what is causing it. All temps are OK (GPU is 42 idle, CPU is 29). Specs are as follows:
Mobo: Asus A8N-SLI
CPU: AMD 3700 San Diego
GPU: EVGA 7800 GT
PSU: Antec Truepower 2.0 550
Mem: 2x512 Corsair XMS
1 DVD drive, 4 hard drives, stock cooling (with 1 extra hard drive fan)
Old Gateway CRT monitor (using DVI-Analog adapter)
No overclocking on CPU or GPU

Right now everything is fine and the Asus PC Probe shows the following voltages, pretty much rock solid :
+12 : 11.84
+5 : 4.945
+3.3 : 3.296
V Core : 1.392

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A:Artifacts? after unplugging computer

(using DVI-Analog adapter)Click to expand...

Hmm check monitorcable first its maybe loosen a bit
 

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I have a user that created a table in word.
The first two pages break correctly, but the 3rd page breaks about half way down the page. The fourth and fifth pages look fine. The first couple of rows on page 4 are small enough that they should fit on the bottom of page 3...... I would appreciate any suggestions.
 

A:table break/page break in Word

Click in table.
Hit Table-->Select table
Check the following settings:

1. Format-Paragraph, Line & Page Breaks tab. Keep with Next and Keep Rows together--turn OFF

2. File-Page Setup, Layout tab. Alignment must be Top (not center)

3. (for Word 97)
Table-Cell Height & Width. Allow rows to break across pages must be OFF.

3. (for Word 2K)
Table-Table Properties. (I forget which tab.) Allow rows to break across pages must be OFF.

It could be a combination of 2 or more of the above 3...
 

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As there is no Break/Pause key on the keyboard ... What is the key stroke combo that allows you to do a ctrl-break? I have searched around and cannot seem to find an answer. I have tried all the variations that are listed on wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Break_key I have also tried the other suggestions that are listed on this site, however they are for other products, and they do not work for the Yoga 11s Ideapad

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Hello! Please help!

I'm having an issue where every time I unplugg my headphones from my front microphone port it completely shut down my computer. Any solutions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Specs:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-4300 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8190 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 630, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476387 MB, Free - 288950 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, 760GM-P23(FX) (MS-7641)
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

Type of headphones: JVC HA-FR37-K
I have realtek hd audio manager.

Thanks!!
 

A:Computer shuts down after unplugging headphones

There isn't an option within Windows (that I'm aware of) to shut down when headphones are removed. So I would suspect it's a hardware fault.

Does the same occur if you connect the headphones to the rear audio port?
 

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Hi, I notice that when my computer is in sleep mode, I can unplug the external hard drive and the computer will power on again. I never had this issue with Windows 7. Right now I have Windows 8 Pro 64-bit.

Is there any way for me to disable this feature so that I can unplug the external hard drive without turning the computer back on again?

Thanks

A:Unplugging an External Drive Powers on the Computer

still having the issue, anyone know how to change this?

Thanks

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Unplugging a computer & modem/router combo save me about $40 USD a month off of our electric bill.

I have an all-one computer (Not a laptop) supposedly energy star efficient. I actually done a test but I don't know if it is the computer or the modem/router combo. The computer received power while it was off, the router was always on. I changed that, the computer and the modem/router combo is now totally unplugged so I saved $40.00 off of our electric bill. The computer & modem/router combo is now unplugged for 6 to 12 hours a day.

A:Unplugging a computer & modem/router combo saved me about $40...

I use surge protectors on both my computers and modems/router.
When I turn off the computers I also turn off the surge protectors which turns off everything including my router and modem.

Everything that hooks to my computers are hooked to the surge protectors;
speakers, printers, ect. So everything is turned off. (No power)

You can also use this method for a T.V.
When a T.V. is off it isn't really off, it's in kind of in standby mode using electricity.

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Hi All! Been a while since I've posted, but sitting here reading other's posts, I almost forgot why I logged in!

I have a weird problem with my computer.....a little background:
I didn't turn the computer on for a LONG time....perhaps a year, so one day, I decided to boot it up and it won't boot past the post! So I replaced the MB battery, checked the power supply, replaced the memory...and it booted. But then, I turn it off, and it won't boot again...same problem with it not booting past the mem. post. So being that it was an old computer, I figured I'd just build myself a new machine and use the hard drive as a slave. There are programs on the drive that I want to use that I cannot replace! Well, I tried doing that, but the new computer won't see the drive....it won't even boot with it plugged in. So....

I take the hard drive to another machine that I know works fine, and it boots. Problem solved....so I thought. I turn it off, and try and turn it back on.....nothing.....no beeps, no post....nothing. So I tried changing the power supply, and plug all back in, and it boots. Turn it off, nothing. Long story short, if I unplug the motherboard power cord from the board, and plug it back in, it boots, but if I turn it off, I have to repeat the motherboard plug thing to get it to boot again. I have had the drive checked for viruses, and it's clean.
I have to admit, I am stumped! Any ideas? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciat... Read more

A:Computer won't boot without unplugging and plugging motherboard power

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I hope this is the right forum, I appologise if it's not and would welcome any suggestions about where else I might look for help.

I'll start by quoting my OP from another forum:

So I just picked up a new SATA hard drive and installed it in my computer. To do so I shut down my machine, unplugged everything, plugged the 2nd HDD into the power supply and motherboard leaving the original HDD as is, replugged everything, and switched on my machine. Then at startup it became unresponsive. The screen just has the big Dell logo, "Dell DXP051 Series", and down the bottom a status bar paused at 'BIOS Revision A07'. I can't enter BIOS settings or anything like that.

So after nothing happened for a few minutes I switched the computer off, opened it up, and unplugged the new HDD from the motherboard, power up again, and the machine just goes straight to the same page. Repeat the process plugging the new HDD in place of the old one and the exact same thing happens.

FWIW, I'm 90% sure the startup process usually has a screen or two before the one I'm stuck at, but when I switch on my machine it just goes straight to it, so there's no option to enter BIOS settings or anything like that. Also, on the front panel of my computer there are two backlit lights on '1' and '4'. I have no idea what they are, I'd never noticed them before. '2' and '3' light up and alternate when I first power on, but ... Read more

A:Install new HDD --> break computer (computer stuck on startup screen)

Perhaps you could post your system info ?
 

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Looking for some help in finding what the issue is. I found many tools to run already (which I probably shouldn't have but...). Anyone with a solution would be greatly appreciated. I hope to learn along with what I'm being told to keep the system clean and eventually be able to help others. I have recent logs but won't post or will rerun them until/as requested. I also have kept track of what I've done up to this point in a text file if that'll help. Thanks in advance...

A:Computer generating so much SPAM that service provider requested unplugging it

Hello, and to the Malware Removal forum! My online alias is Blade Zephon, or Blade for short, and I will be assisting you with your malware issues!If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Watch Topic. By clicking this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Before we begin cleaning your machine, I'd like to lay out some guidelines for us to follow while we are working together.I will be assisting you with your malware issues. This may or may not resolve other problems you are having with your computer. If you are still having problems after your machine has been determined clean, I will be glad to direct you to the proper forum for assistance.Even if things appear better, that does not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions until I give you the all clean. Absence of symptoms does not mean that all the malware has been removed. If a piece of the infection is left, it can regenerate and reinfect your machine. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.I ask that you please refrain fro... Read more

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I have a very old computer that has been collecting dust for a while. I decided to use it as a dedicated ssh server for accessing sensitive information on the road as well as storing it. Here are the stats (hold the applause):128 mb ram500 Mhz processing speed7 gb hddI don't want to sink any more money into this piece than necessary so beyond an 80gb+ hard drive I doubt I will have money for anything else. Which makes me wonder if the only operating system discs I have are XP pro and Vista business, will the low memory and slow processor break the machine? I mean I can replace memory if that fries but beyond that I don't want to spend more loot. I just don't want the thing to burn my house down. So, can I get away with running xp on 128 ram and 500 Mhz?

A:Will I Break My Old Computer?

Technically yes you can do this. Your CPU must be at least 300MHz, yours is. You need at least 128MB of RAM, you do, and you will need at least 1.5GB of free space on you hdd, and you do. It will work, but you will be able to go brew a cup of coffee while you are waiting for applications to respond.

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A friend of mine's office was broke into and someone was on her computer. They messed with the settings. Is there any way to tell if anything was put on there or changed or downloaded? She is running XP but I'm not sure if it is home or pro. Any advice would be appreciated.
 

A:Computer Break-in!!!

If changes are suspected she should just do a "System Restore" to a date prior to the breakin. Start > Run: msconfig > launch System Restore.
 

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well um i got dis new fan. 3pin and i wanted to install it. I tried and tried to look for the place to plug it in , in my computer. My computer was dusty so i decided to clean it with a dustsweeper. Um after that i tried to turn on my computer and it wouldnt turn on . The fan blew reallly loud and thats about it. Any answers? .. did i burn my motherboard or sumtin. w.e thats called
 

A:im did i break my computer =?

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I don't know where to post this question, so if this is the wrong forum, I'm sorry, and please direct me to the correct one.

I just bought a new laptop with Windows XP Media Center Edition.
Does anyone have any advice about ways to break the computer in/ useless files to delete?

Thanks, and sorry if I seem a little vague,
Doju
 

A:New Computer Break In

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I started with this:

CPU - Intel Core i7 960
Video Card - ATI Radeon 5870
MOBO - Alienware 0H869M
Memory - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB
BIOS- a11 (Dell / Alienware current BIOS)

Ended up overclocking the CPU to 3.9 using someone elses #'s for that CPU. It ran everything with stable temps for about 30min, then I decided to go buy a GPU (970gtx)..so I went and got that, came back, installed it, turned on PC. Booted really slow. I get one beep at startup, it continues to boot and all that jazz though. We're just talking back to the stone age status..2-3minutes to boot up windows.. Decided the Overclock was making it boot slow so I opened up BIOS and f9'd back to default settings. Forgot to remove old video drivers so had an awkward time getting those off (used amdcleanutility) and then got my new evga drivers.

I went from 250fps in Counter-Strike:Global Offensive to like 150fps. My computer boots up stupid slow now and it seems like every time I restart my monitors switch off on which one comes up showing the bios loading screen first and then the other one finally cuts on when windows is loading.
 

A:Did I break my computer? :(

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Hey, the institute has been a problem with my desktop computer. I only know, but my mother said, Tonight's lasted for several weeks. If you do not open any program like immeaditely CPU usage from 0 to 100%. Occasionally closed restart. When I try to do this all the time or know a special trip 475. It rose to 100% Maybe a minute after the resumption of the election computer. I even deleted files means that the outside world only because it is deleted. Therefore, I try to do the restoration work has been home since the last good college about a month ago. stand idly by. I very much appreciate if anyone has any ideas. Thank you

P.S. Sorry, my English is not good, I am a Chinese
 

A:This is a computer break

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I just installed Vista a week ago and have been having problems ever since

My video card never worked and it said i needed to update it so i did and it still didn't work so they said to replace it i bought another one they said would work called nvidia geforce4 mx 420 i put it in today it worked for 5 minutes i restarted the computer it still worked i restarted it again and now its blue screen just like every time i tried to turn it on before with the old card. What do i do to make it stop going to blue screen every time its on?

My sound card said it was not compatible so i was just going to replace it. I had an extra card at my house called sound blaster live i put it on today and the computer cant even recognize it and Microsoft said its compatible so i have a working one that cant be recognized. Is their anyway to make it recognizable?

Final thing is i have every single USB port disabled because when i enable one i get blue screen. I dont really care about that because i dont use USB alot but i do need it for my phone so how can i fix atleast one port?

Please help and thank you for anyone that tries

A:Please help me before i break my computer in half

Have you updated to SP1?

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i try to play a game from a cd i receive error messages. following is a sample of what i get.
OS.Windows XP 5.1 (Build:2600)
CPU: Authentic AMD Unknown processor @2207MHz with 1982 MB RAM
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE (9131)
Negative Delta time!
History:UGame Engine:Tick
 

A:ready to break my computer

Hi dawn5651,

Welcome to TSG !

In order to provide you a help, may we know what game you're trying to play ?
Is it a new game you freshly installed on your computer ?
 

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DELL desk top inspiron 530. running Vista home with all updates installed.

On three separate occasions at start up I have been presented with a blank monitor (black) it is not a faulty monitor just not receiving from computer, rebooting just the computer does not fix it but switching main power plug off for a couple of minutes does the trick, this has just happened for the third time in a month, I have run error check but obviously this does not fix, all cables appear to be tight and sound, is this a sign that something is about to go belly up???

A:Break down between computer and monitor

Hello Mich,

In order to assist you further, please help me understand few details about the issue.
-- What is the color of the power LED of the tower (desktop) and the monitor when you get the black screen?
-- Is it a complete black screen or do you get any error message?
-- Were there any recent hardware or software changes?
-- What are the external peripherals connected to the computer?

I would suggest couple of things that can be tried whenever you get a black screen.
1. Disconnect all the external peripherals and try to restart the computer.
2. Run the Pre-Boot SystemAssessment (PSA / ePSA) Diagnostics. This would prove the functionality of the hardware components of the computer. Run the test and check if gives any error code. Note down the error code and update me with the same, would let you know the next course of action.

Please write back with the details, would be glad to assist you further.

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Hello, I'd like to start by saying I ave searched everywhere for a solution to this problem and I've had no luck. I am also quite inexperienced with most of the tools you may ask me to use, such as hijackthis. I've only had a few viruses on this computer during its lifetime and I've always been able to clean them off with malwarebytes or other programs and I even borrow friends' computers and fix them whenever they need. Anyway, I'll get to my problem. My graphics driver sometimes shakes loose inside of my computer, that's no problem except sometimes I have to tighten it back in. Sometimes I will turn on my pc and the screen wont load, telling me it is loose, forcing me to turn off the computer by holding the power button. Well a few days ago I did this, and I pressed "start my computer normally" when the screen appeared, but for some reason, a CHKDSK ran. I didn't have time to stop it and I did not want to turn off my pc while it ran. However, it started saying all kinds of my files were corrupt and it was deleting them and replacing some with defaults. I was like "hmm, ok, it's never done this before, maybe this is a good thing." However, when my desktop came up, the problem it caused was very apparent. There is so much to explain, I will get as much on here as I can. Say I try to open any program, a window pops up that says "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000022) Click ok to termi... Read more

A:Has CHKDSK caused my computer to break?

Greetings,Making sure your graphics is securely seated should be the first thing. Power down your computer, unplug everything connected to it and make sure the card will not become loose anymore. If for some reason you can not keep the graphics card screwed in buy a new case.Next, Download Cleanup. An CCleaner. Install & run both programs. **Do not use registry cleaner.Next, open a command prompt by searching for cmd from the start menu. Right click and select Run as Administrator. Type the following..chkdsk /r c:Press Y to accept the disk check on next reboot.** Allow the disk check to complete. It may take up to an hour.Let me know how it goes.

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Hey, My name is oran and i have been having this specific problem for ages--
I have an amazingly strong computer, specificly built for me, with the best parts possible,
Athough, some games like rust, stranded deep, and Bermuda- lost survival have been giving me the same problem...
1. i open the game
2. the games stop responding for 1 minuite
3.the game works
4. after a couple of minuites, the computer stoppes on the same frame with a stong buzz sound (in- game)
not the actual computer, and nor waiting, f5'ing or any other things beside a force power off helps...
I took the computer to a fix a couple of times, by the same issue, they return it "fixed",
but the problem happens again...
this is killing my gaming life, so pls help ASAP
here are my computer specifics:
OS Name ??Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Version 10.0.16299 Build 16299
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name DESKTOP-G05ABFF
System Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model B150M-DS3H
System Type x64-based PC
System SKU Default string
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 3401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. F20, 11/4/2016
SMBIOS Version 3.0
Embedded Controller Version 255.255
BIOS Mode Legacy
BaseBoard Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
BaseBoard Model Not Available
BaseBoard Name Base Board
Platform Role Desktop
Secure Boot State Unsupported
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A:Please Help- Specific Games break my computer!!!

According to what you submitted, your gaming computer has a Gigabyte GA-B150M-DS3H motherboard and 16 GB of DDR4 RAM and the above Intel processor and Intel integrated graphic device.
However, we know nothing else about it.
If it has a dedicated graphic card, provide a detailed description of it.
Also provide a detailed description of its power supply unit.

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OK guys I got a good one for you

I'm the admin and gots all the rights in the world
I can access the internet, I can ping any machine on then network

But I can not browse the network

When I try to see the network I get the following message

Unable to browse the network. The network is not present or not started.
******************

Well the network is up and running otherwise I have 10,000 people calling me .

I have done a sfc /scannow and of course nothing
I have turned off my firewalls and course nothing
I have gone into services.msc and check this

Computer browser and it says it is automatic and when I tell it to start is says

Could not start the computer browser service on local computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.

then on the computer browser properties I check on Dependencies and I get the following message

Win32: The executable program that this service is configured to run in does not implement the service

Ok now the computer browser needs the following two items in the dependency

Server
Workstation
Now I go to server and guess what I can not start it either
Now I go to Workstation and guess what I can not start it either

And I can not get into the dependency in server or workstation since they are not running

I can use remote to log on to the other machines so that is working fine

So any ideals guys I'm all ears.......................or eyes in this case

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Computer Browser give me a break

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When I leave my laptop and return after half an hour or so, the system is very slow and laggy. When I click it takes a second to respond and when I type the characters are appearing 1 second after another. Everything is in slowmotion. After a minute or so the system starts to work full speed again. Things I noticed: -The system didn't go in sleep or hybernate-CPU is not high at all (about 3%)- There is no hard drive activity.- Lately I discovered that when I click on the Windows start menu, the system is fast again. I suspect that the CPU is in some extreme low power mode and does not pick up speed fast enough.  Hopefully somebody can help me solve this, because it is very annoying. Thanks!

A:System is slow when I return to the computer after a break.

Hi, Kindly check if your bios update to date by checking the dxdiagthen update the bios from the hp support website.In case you dont know how to download it kindly Go here 




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We are using Word 2003 SP2, running on on WinXP version 2002 SP2.
to briefly illustrate our problem:

Say I have four Word files, called B, C, D and E. Each file is three-to-five pages long, and each file ends with a Next page section break, created by dropping down the Insert menu and selecting Break... > Next page. Remember that - each of the four files ends with a Section Break (Next Page).

I create a fifth file, called A, which is a composite of files B through E inserted as links (because I want to be able to update files B through E and then pull those changes into file A). My new and blank file A is open, and I drop down the Insert menu, select File, and navigate to the file called B. I press the Insert button at the lower-right of the Insert File window and select Insert as Link. I repeat this process for files C, D and E so that, when I finish, file A is made up of files B through E, each inserted as link.

When I review file A and scroll from top to bottom, I notice that file D's text does not begin at the top of the page following the end of file C's text, as you would expect with a Section Break (Next Page) inserted at the end of file C, but rather the Section Break (Next Page) has somehow turned into a Section Break (Continue) during the linking process to file A, and so file D's text begins on the same page and a line or two below the end of file C's text. This is bad.

Can someone tell me how I can prevent my Section Break (Next Page) f... Read more

A:Section Break (Next Page) turns into Section Break (Continue)

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Hi,
I am really frustrated at the moment, I can't seem to get away from this problem I keep having. Last august I build my super computer. It worked fine, for the most part until this summer when I decided to take it apart and figure out some problems I was having, I ended up reloaded windows on it and starting fresh. I currently use the Logitech bluetooth keyboard as my main keyboard. The keyboard worked fine with the supplied bluetooth dongle, however a few months ago I noticed it was slugglish and eventually it stopped working so I then used a cheap bluetooth dongle I got for like a dollar. This worked fine with my keyboard until about a month or two ago when the keyboard stopped working. At first I thought it was the keyboard but after a restart it would work fine. Eventually, I decided to remove the device and re add it. When I did this, my computer went to the BSOD with the error message IRQ Driver something, I am sorry i didn't write it down but I can get it if necessary.

I rebooted my computer but it would not come out of this and would immediately go to the BSOD right after the windows flag appeared. So then in safe mood I tried to restore the system to what it was before I installed the bluetooth, and this eventually worked. So then I went back and tried to add a device again and again BSOD but only this time system restore did not work and after many frustrating hours I decided to just reload windows again. I also purchased a ASUS USB bluetooth ... Read more

A:Bluetooth - Add Device BSOD - Computer won't break out of BSOD

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP

We could also use some system information, which you can get easily by running msinfo32. To do that go to start>run>type msinfo32>enter

When it is finished running go to file>save>name it and upload to us here.

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:





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* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.


To ensure minidumps are enabled:





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* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
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Even after unplugging my PC from my TV and back into my monitor (which I got high FPS on) my FPS is significantly lower than normal and my PC just crashed while playing CSGO. Any help would be great

A:Low FPS after unplugging PC from TV

Install this little tool and run it.
Top of tool, click Analyze.
scroll down and retrieve the information.

Copy / paste in your next reply.

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Good Day Everyone..

I am having this problem.. well on standby the local area network shows it has network 2 but when I opened any browser or use an application that uses the internet it goes unplugged, enable and then identifying... as the results I will get a message of no internet connection in the browser but after that it will stay on network 2 message again like its fine...

I tried to ping google.com -t and it seems it doesn't go unplugged, enable and identifying.. it is pinging well..

nothing changes even if I change the settings in the speed & duplex.

I also tried ipconfig /release and /renew.. /flushdns

it is like this for 3 days now then I am rebooting the canopy yesterday.. changing some settings to forced and it kinda worked.. though it goes unplugged, enabled and identifying again.. once per hour I think... then this morning this problem is back again....

edit: ok I just noticed now when I use ipconfig /all
the media state are disconnected even though it says network 2 in the local area network.. also the enabled word... in the window is blinking...
 

A:Keeps on unplugging

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Hi,

I wonder what'd happen if I unplug the desktop tower cord from the power surge or electric outlet? Will I lose what I have in tower? I unplugged the desktop monitor cord from the power surge several times and nothing was lost, but I am not sure about the tower cord. The reason is because I need to move the table around in the room and need to unplug the cords. I am sure nothing will be lost if unplugging tower cord from the power surge or outlet because the table needs to be moved around in the room, something else like moving out of the house, etc if you know what I mean.

Also, what would happen if unplugging the cords from the desktop monitor and tower themselves, not from power surge/outlet? Would everything be lost? Much thanks.

A:Unplugging cords

Save everything, then turn everything off, using the approved procedure and then you can unplug.
As always, your important stuff should always be backed up. An unexpected improper shut down, and stuff can be lost.
Stuff can be lost for other reasons, too.

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So recently, my Y40-80 started to shut down immediately after i unplug the power source. At first, i figured it's due to my battery, so i got a new one and got rid of the old one. But the problem still exists. I've called in to Lenovo support and they said my warranty doesn't cover this, so it'll be due to charge, which i think is ridiculous since if it's a hardware failure, i do not see why i should be charged just because i don't have the original battery. Anyways, i've tried reformatting and that did not work. Anyone out there could help me please? Appreciate it!

A:Y40-80 shuts down upon unplugging

Hi rx24race , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
Would the new battery be a direct purchase from Lenovo or declared genuine replacement Lenovo battery ?
Within the warranty coverage would be the original parts that came with the machine.
 
As you mentioned that with a new battery you are still having the same issue but since this would be a charging issue , it is yet to be investigated if it was the systemboard or battery itself is the fault. 
 
Option that I suggest is to have it taken perhaps to service provider like best buy that can check with a certified compatible battery and have them assist you on having it serviced or to call in directly using the same case number you were provided.
 
Update us on how it would work best for your situattion.
 
Regards 

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Hello,
Recently, I've been having problems with my HP cd-writer. The cd-writer automatically plugs and unplugs itself... even when I'm not using it!! I want to know what's going on and how to fix this problem. Thanks
 

A:My CD-writer keeps unplugging itself...

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I've recently acquired a digital camera, and have been testing snaps then putting them into the PC for editing. When I remove the lead, I get the "Unsafe Removal Of Device" window pop up warning me about not stopping the device properly. Now this has never caused me any issues when unplugging any USB hardware.

So my question is, can the warning be disabled totally? Every time I unplug the camera the window pops up and wants to place its icon in the system tray. It's starting to get on my nerves!

Thanks in advance
 

A:Unplugging USB Devices

Alan,This problem can occur because of a logic error in the code for the Usbhub.sys file. Leave it plugged in so that when you download the latest service pack from Microsoft it will be picked up, and the proper SP will be downloaded. Have a good day.
 

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Getting ready to do the install on my new SSD with some trepidation. I have Raptors in Raid 0 right now and would like to simply unplug them, set the BIOS to AHCI and use the 0 port for the SSD experiment/potential fiasco. What I hope to be able to do if the SSD doesn't like me, is to unplug it, set the BIOS back to Raid, plug in the Raptors and pretend the whole thing never happened. Does this stand a chance of working?

A:Plugging and Unplugging!

I wouldnt unplug the raptor raid - if you use intel raid (the one i'm sure of and probably similar, or the same for others) when you enable raid in the bios it also enables AHCI - so you should be good to go with testing the ssd drive - just unplugging a raid array can be very hard to set up again - i did it years ago and it was a miracle i got it back up and going again (that included reinstalling the OS) so not recommended - it also depends what options are available in the raid rom (i think its called) which you set it up in before you install the OS. From memory, which is bad, the problem was it couldnt recognise one or both the drives.
It depends on your motherboard I guess but for mind it should be ok - running raid and using the same controller to use a ssd drive in AHCI mode - but treat this as my opinion - you should be able to find information on your motherboards site, or intel etc's, site. Or wait for more replies as Im uncertain and more repies means more suggestions.
If it has 2 controllers eg intel and jmicron use the JMICRON if it supports AHCI to be on the safe side.

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I borrowed my sisters camera for a trip, while i was copying my videos and pictures onto my computer, the cord got unplugged (wrapped around the chair)
and now, on the camera, i cant Take pictures, cant record Video... when i go to preview mode, it says "MEMORY REQUIRE FORMAT" then it flashes to 'no data in internal memory'

i checked the SD card, and there was nothing on that, and i need to fix this problem... HELP

the type of camera is a Centrios DSC-314 3.1 megapixel

(also... dunno why, but when i go to picture mode it says 2X zoom instead of 4)

I dont really want to go into windows and format it through there, and i cant find a selection in the camera settings to format it... can anyone help me?
 

A:Unplugging camera

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Don't have a router and want to use the modem with an Xbox. Should I shut down the computer before removing the modem cable and before plugging it back in when I'm done with the Xbox?

Thanks.

A:Unplugging Modem from PC

You don't have to, but it might not pick up the network when you replug the computer back in.

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I gave up printing w/ this wireless computer when I read the posts and it said it was because the computerwent to sleep.  I bought the regular cord but it does the same thing!  I have to unplug it every time I want to printand the printer has to go thru the whole process of setting up again.  Thank you,Sue

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It's the weirdest thing.. If I disconnect the ethernet plug from the computer, it will blue screen. Every time.

Based on the blue screen info and the searches I have done on the error, it seems there is something wrong with the Nvidia drivers? I have went to every resource I could to make sure all drivers are up to date.. but nothing seems to be working.

I have been trying to troubleshoot this for a while.. but I kept giving up. I am turning to the fourms for help since I can come up with no solution.

Here are the computer specs - required files are attached. Please let me know if I need to provide anything else. Thanks in advance!

Specs
- Installed: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
- Originally: Windows Vista 64-bit
- Windows Vista came on the system, but it came with free Windows 7 upgrade discs, so it was upgraded.

- System is just over 2 years old
- Windows 7 installed just over a year ago

A:BSOD when unplugging ethernet

Your attachment does not include the crash reports. It only includes the executable for getting the crash reports. Please follow the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html closer to supply us with the correct files so we may better assist you. Thank you.

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Hello, I will be out of the country for about 12 days and I am thinking I should unplug my laptop (switch the powerstrip to OFF) while I'm away just to be on the safe side. I want to do this for peace of mind since I will be so far away. I have an old laptop that is running on 3 cylinders.

Upon return, will I be experiencing difficulty turning my computer back on? BTW, I am with CenturyLink Wireless.

I've not done this before as I've not been gone that long.

Thank you very much.
 

A:Solved: Unplugging my Laptop while I'm away

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Game runs fine when charger is connected but poor performance when not.To disable some obvious power saver functions probably causing the issue, I set battery mode to 'High Performance'.Also I have instead of auto, selected to use Nvidia graphics instead of Intel of course.Don't really know what power saver options I'm missing to disable.

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Is this a good idea? My fan is making all kinds of noise, I have already bought a replacement card from newegg.com, so the issue is only valid for a few days.

If I unplug the fan, will my card/system be ok?
 

A:Unplugging the fan on a GeForce FX 5200

Not a good idea.

If it has a fan it probably means it produces a lot of heat. The heatsink alone might be okay if you don't do anything GPU intensive, but you'll probably encounter overheating problems during gaming.
 

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Hi everyone, hope this is a good year for all. I just picked up a new computer running xp. It came without a floppy drive, so I picked up a portable external usb floppy drive. Is it ok to plug in, and unplug the floppy to the usb port with the computer on? Thanks for the tips/advice.

Regards
IMP49
 

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Is it a good idea to unplug my cable modem if Im going to be away on vacation? Is it good to unplug it period? Thanks
 

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