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Q: Display Malfunction

Hello. I just replaced a power supply on a Windows XP computer and when it boots up, the os loads just fine, the startup programs begin to load and during this the display settings automatically change from 800x600 32-bit color to 640x480 8-bit color. It has a GeForce 440 MX card and all the drivers and such are working fine. I've tried everything fix it, but am having a less than fun time. Any suggestions would be great.

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Preferred Solution: Display Malfunction

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Display Malfunction

is the power supply big and good enough
in the device manager uninstall the card
reboot tapping f8
from the options choose vga mode
when windows finishes booting
disable a/virus
install the drivers
reboot the computer
if the problem is still there i would suspect the supply is not supplying enough power

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Hi, We bought a bunch of Spectre x360's in Australia several months ago for our consultants, who frequently travel overseas. One of our consultants - currently overseas - reported a screen malfunction where the top quarter of the screen appeared as vertical bars, rendering that screen area useless. On contacting your technical support, I was told HP was unable to assist, because 1) the laptop was not in my possession and 2) the laptop was not in Australia. This is a pratically brand new, top-of-the-line, HP computer, that we have to courier internationally (rendering our consultant computerless), just to receive any form of support or acknowledgement of the issue. How are we supposed to do business this way?

A:new spectre x360 display malfunction

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hey all.. running xp on a compaq presario 6000.

Been getting the Blue Screen Of Death (PFN_LIST error).

Today my monitor blacked out and came back in 4 bit, with the prompt "display driver stopped responding." Says it's the Ialmrnt5 driver.

a couple of sources suggest that both problems are related to faulty memory, and recomment Memtest. downloading the iso image for creating a bootable cd as we speak. does anyone have any other ideas? Memtest seems a little over my level of expertise, so any other ideas would be wonderful.
 

A:BSOD, display driver malfunction.. what gives.

The memtest I use is very simple to use. Let it run for a couple of hours or longer to see
if it finds any errors in your ram.
http://hcidesign.com/memtest/
 

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Hi, I have a problem with my display on my Lenovo Thinkpad L560. The screen is flickering and it keeps displaying a document that was opened when the flickering started (see video).The screen flickering does not occur on an external display.  Things i have tried so far:- Updating GPU drivers.- Updating Windows.- Updating other drivers and BIOS through the Lenovo Vantage application.- Shutting the laptop down and removing the battery.- Resetting windows to a previous version. All of the above things did not work. Can somebody help me? Kind regards, Hugo Video:https://youtu.be/7gj4tNHBFNQ Image:  

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Hey all,

(tl;dr version at bottom)

Recently, my laptop has been suffering from two issues:

1) Excessive overheating during gaming sessions, to the point where the computer would shut off to protect itself

2) The laptop screen had some trouble with the backlight. In certain positions, it would work just fine, completely normal. However, if moved even slightly, the backlight would turn off. The screen was still on, I could even navigate the menus and stuff if I had the right lighting, but the backlight would go out. The only way to fix this issue was to close the computer, open it again, and, if I was lucky, the backlight would come on again. If I wasn't, I'd have to open and close the laptop again for another try. It seemed that the laptop was less prone to this issue when plugged in.

Anyway, the combination of these two problems finally convinced me I should open the thing up. My initial plan was just to give it a thorough cleaning, since I figured dust buildup might be the cause of the overheating issue.

Opening the thing was a major pain, but I got it apart and gave everything inside a good blasting with air duster, which removed astonishing amounts of dust. I'm pretty sure this solved the overheating issue.

As I was putting it back together I decided I might take a look at the screen as well. I was thinking that whatever cable powers the backlight might be loose, as this was mentioned in the service manual for the laptop I found online. I removed the ... Read more

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I recently purchased an HP ProBook 450 G3. I am using two passport compact 1 TB drives with my laptop's two USB 3.0 ports. In normal use there is no problem. However, when I copy a lot of data from one to the other (or from one to the laptop's internal drive) the drives keep disconnecting. I know this because first I will get a copying error saying either the source or the destination is missing. Then I will hear the "chime" that Windows makes when a USB device connects or disconnects. Then the autoplay window for the Passport drive will appear. It seems that it spontaneously disconnects and then reconnects. I can continue using it for a time afterward, but it always spontaneously disconnects at some point, always when I am doing large data transfers.

I wondered if I have a poor physical connection---the USB plugs seem a bit loose. I checked if there is any vibration or movement that could break the connection, but so far there is no evidence that anything is moving. The disconnection always happens when a lot of data is being transferred, while the drives are sitting completely still.

Any ideas how to debug this?

A:Hard drive malfunction? USB port malfunction? Or just normal?

This is a hard situation to diagnose from a distance IMO. "Loose" is somewhat subjective, and barring serious abuse the only kinds of usb connectors & ports I've ever seen fail mechanically are mini and micro USB2 types.

I'd be inclined to suspect the drives first, especially if they are from the same family and were produced around the same time (the "bad batch" phenomenon). Have you tried to reproduce the problem on other machines, or with different drives on your machine?

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i used comodo cleaner,,the wiper function,,what a mistake, all my shortcuts,, favorites, program access are disabled, all the desktop icons wont finish loading, and they dont work, cant use system restore either,, programs are still there in files , they wont load , all icons for programs will not appear , any ideas where to go to fix this, ?

A:shortcuts malfunction program access malfunction

did it give you the option to back up before wiping? if so you can use that, or try system restore in safe mode.

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I have Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop (Touch Screen, 15 inches, 16 GB RAM and i7 4th Gen processor, Out of Warranty). Some days back, suddenly the display went dim and anything is hardly visible. After some initial investigation, the display chip (may be VGA or LED display chip) on the motherboard appears to be burnt out (may be due to voltage surge). Even the numbers printed on the chip is not readable because of which it is difficult for the local repairing shops to repair this problem.
I think Dell India Service Center doesn't deal with chip level repair and hence replacing motherboard is the only way they can fix this. This will be very costly (considering that the laptop is not under warranty so will have to pay for warranty extension, motherboard replacement and repair service) and time consuming.
Hence, to avoid all this I have come here to seek some assistance.
If there are anyone using the same laptop (Inspiron 5000 series 5547 Touch Screen Display with i7 4th Gen Processor and 16 GB RAM) then could you please take a clear picture of your laptop's motherboard or if you recognize the display chip then only that should be sufficient. In this case, I can read the chip related number from the image and try to repair it.
What are the charges for buying a warranty for the laptop, motherboard of my laptop and repairing charge? 

Request your response and help.

Regards,
Rohit Kumar

A:Display Issue - Dim Display for Dell Inspiron 5000 (Model 5547) - Touch Screen Display with i7 4th Gen Processor and 16 GB RAM

You'll have to call Dell about the possibility of a warranty extension;  in the US, it's sometimes possible but will likely run over $300 -- or about what a board replacement would cost.
If you're getting video, the GPU is OK -- and it's more likely the power circuit to the backlight that's bad.  It'll likely cost as much to repair as to replace the board -- though you'll still be putting $300-400 into an out of warranty system, so replacing the system may be a better idea (if you do this, consider buying a 3-year warranty with the next system).

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Windows 7 EnterpriseSystem does not see or react to external display when connectedNothing displays when connectedExternal display says nothing connectedTried multiple dongles - same results
Other system that include a VGA connector work just fine to same external display.

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Question that I could not find an answer for on Google before I buy. I currently have a Dell 6420 using Win 7 SP1 with a 1366 X 768 display that I have the text set at 125% so I can read it. What display is going to look better on an X1 Carbon if I use that setting, the 2560 x 1440 WQHD IPS LED Display or the 1920 x 1080 Full HD IPS LED Display using Win 7 Pro?

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I have a Atapi 6x/32x dvd-rom. Recently, when attempting to insert and install any type of software...dvd or cd it causes my computer to crash and I need to reboot. Sometimes, at that point a warning appears during the reboot process indicating...fatal exception OE: page fault and lists too many numbers to repeat. Could this be hardware or software problems? I have a 2 year old micron 450MHz Intel II that required a hard drive replacement last year (13.0 GB Ultra ATA66 Hard Drive) after emmiting the "sound of Death" Any one have any clues? Thank you
Lisa.
 

A:dvd-rom malfunction?

For starters, go to start/settings/control panel/system/device manager/ cdrom tab, is it listed correctly , does it have any error indicators. If not, try selecting it, hit remove, reboot and reinstall the drive and software that came with it.
 

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when I started up this am everything on screen was smaller, icons, print, and everything. When i shut it odd last nite I used same procedure I always use. Have ran a virus scan and was clean. Can you help , please?
 

A:Malfunction

sounds like your screen resolution has changed, try right click on desktop and then click on properties, click on settings and change the resolution to a lower size.

Bill
 

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my computer just switch it's self on and it displays the HP logo and it switch it's self off again and it keeps repeating that..... need help please.... I can't work on it.

A:malfunction of PC

How about identifying your notebook with its complete product name or number. See the sticker on the box that it was delivered in.

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Please help!

Today I downloaded the latest version of Internet Explorer and shortly thereafter I received a message "USB Malfunction...Device not recognized" I was not sure what "device" the message was referring to.

After that, I noticed my LINKSYS Wireless Icon was missing not allowing me to log on to the internet. There are two other PC's on our wireless network which are working fine.

How do I fix this and get my LINKSYS Wireless Icon back???

Thanks,

Cheri

A:USB Malfunction???

go to device manager

in the device manager uninstall all listed usb
shut down

unplug all usb plugs
reboot twice
after that replug and check it.
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I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop with XP Home Edition on it. All of my drives and devices connect externally and I access them through 3 different USB ports. A week ago I began having problems with my USB ports.

When I turn on my laptop, the devices (a mouse, keyboard and printer) initially are recognized and run well. Then I hear the noise from the comp as if I unplugged a device and my mouse, keyboard and printer are all no longer recognized by the comp. Sometimes I hear the noise as if I plugged them back in, sometimes I don't hear that noise but get an error message saying that my devices are not working properly and need to be replaced. All of my devices are in reality functioning properly. There does not seem to be consistency in when the USB ports stop functioning. During this time I am not touching the connections and at times am not even actively using the comp.

Do I have a trojan virus? or are my USB ports beginning to simply malfunction?
Any suggestions would be really appreciated. I can't do much with a laptop that cannot save a file to a disk or print a file. I have ad ware and spy ware removal tools (ad aware, spybot search and destroy, spyguard) as well as an updated firewall and antivirus (zone alarm suite) running on the comp. No major risks or problems have been found by these programs.
Thanks!

A:USB Malfunction

Try this: Go to start, control panel, system, click the hardware tab, and click device manager, click the plus next to Universal Serial Bus controllers, and right click and click uninstall on any USB root hubs. Then restart your computer and windows should detect your usb and reinstall the drivers.

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Hi, when i turn on my dell latitude 5430 i recieve a message on black background that says:

Fan malfunction
to continue press F1 key
to change setup option press F2 key
to run onboard diagnostics press f5 key.

I've ran onboard diagnostics but it did not find any issues. what should i do about the fan? the warranty is still up to date.

A:Fan malfunction

if it is still under warranty, you should call Dell to arrange for a replacement for the fan.

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Hello all,

Well, to get right into it, my PSU conked out. I shut down my computer (Start > Turn Off Computer . . .), it didn't automatically turn off like it normally does. So, I tried the power switch, nothing happened. Finally, I flipped the switch on the PSU. Obviously, it was off now.
The next day, I went to turn it on, and it didn't. I tested the power switch, it was fine, so the next thing to check was the PSU. Took it to a computer service store, they tested it, it was dead. I sent it back to the company, they sent me a brand new one. And that brings us to today.

I installed the PSU in my computer, hooked it up to everything (mb, harddrive, video card, CD-Rom, fans). I pushed the power button, the PSU lit up (it has a lighted fan on it) and the fan went on, this lasted about a second, then it shut off. Well, then I went through step-by-step:
- Connected only the motherboard to the PSU - turned on, stayed on, beeped.
- Connected the motherboard and the larger fan - turned on, stayed on, beeped.
- Connected the motherboard, larger fan, and the harddrive - turned on, stayed on, beeped.
- Connected the motherboard, larger fan, hard drive, and video card - turned on, stayed on, did not beep. (apparently it was beeping because there was no video output.
- Connected the motherboard, larger fan, hard drive, video card, and plugged everything into the back of the computer - turned on, stayed on.
- Connected everything listed above, plus the smaller fan, turned an... Read more

A:PSU Malfunction

Although there are things like power surges and lightning strikes that could kill a PSU, there is really no reason to try to come up with a scenario for what happened. Often they just die and it can be without warning. I think you are saying that now everything works. If the new PSU suddenly quits then you may have a problem that needs to be figured out.

The fan set up looks pretty standard.
 

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Trying to open mail from my home page I am asked for confirmation of my password. A blank white page opens with the address bar flashing(?) Can anyone help? It started when I upgraded to IE10 so I reverted to IE9. The problem still persists.Can I completely uninstall IE and start again?
Attached is the page in question.

Herefordian

A:IE malfunction

Make sure all Windows updates are marked "Successful". If your mail is Yahoo, AT&T or any SBC company they're having trouble with the new mail so the problem might not be on your end.

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I have left my PC working continuously for 3 months now and everything was fine .. until suddenly I heard a weird ticking sound wich after the computer freezed and stopped responding .. then each time I restart the problem occurs again and again (about 5 minutes after res.) ...

any Ideas what the problem is ???

and thnx in advance ...
 

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My IE browser is erratic and doesn't show all graphics. Would you recommend a reset as a remedy? Have tried endless work a rounds with out success. Please advise
 

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I have a laptop with a F1 key Malfunction, when Windows XP loads and my desktop appears it then loads help and support continuously, finally locking up the system.
My question is how can i stop F1 from running help, is there some windows service that i can turn off permanently? So that the F1 key means nothing? Replacing the keyboard is not an option for me at this time!

Thanks
 

A:F1 key Malfunction

You can disable the Help and Support service from the Services management console (Start > Run > services.msc), or from a cmd prompt: sc stop helpsvc, then sc config helpsvc start= disabled.
 

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My IE browser is erratic and doesn't show all graphics. Would you recommend a reset as a remedy? Have tried endless work a rounds without success. Please advise.

A:IE malfunction

What version of Windows & IE?

Try resetting IE to the defaults.
In XP its Control panel - Internet options - advanced tab - reset button at the bottom right.

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DEAR ALL

While installing usb modem of tata i am getting a msg USB MALFUNCTIONED.

PLEASE RECTIFY

A:Usb Malfunction

Hi sunsandy4u and welcome to TSF,

Have you looked in the Task Manager to see if you have any Yellow marks by the usb hubs on the tree in the left pane? If so, that would indicate a driver problem.

My modem is usb and required a download into it for it to function properly. The software came with the modem. Also, try another usb port if you have one on your computer.

Hope this might help,
Mack1

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It is dificult to type because as I'm going along, something causes my cursor to jump back in the middle of sentence. I am constantly having to go back and edit.
 

A:Key malfunction

Are you using a laptop ? Maybe the touch pad is too sensitive. You can adjust that in the Control panel I think.
 

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I have a current issue with my laptop that I would like some assistance on. When I go to play a computer game (such as DOTA 2), the CPU fan malfunctions a few minutes into playing the game and then intermittently switches off then on until I shut the computer off for a while. Is there any way to fix this issue? I have already updated my bios and it did not help.

A:CPU Fan Malfunction

Hi jdendrin,

First and foremost, please post your computer specs. Posting computer specs definitely helps us troubleshoot computer issues more efficiently. What is the brand/model of your laptop? Do you have warranty on your laptop? It's possible that the fan inside your laptop is dying.

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Can anyone help me here, my usb flash pen drive got malfunctions and i want to know how to repair or how to i get back my usb.
1.when inserted lights no showing
2.operating system says malfunction

so pliz pliz help
 

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I wrote files to my 3.5 floppy disk in my xp's floppy dd and went to my friend's house and tried to read the files on her xp using her fdd. It said disk not formated!!?

Cause? Remedy?
 

A:3.5 fdd malfunction

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 805 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8159 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a, 32 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 833189 MB; G: Total - 953857 MB, Free - 716403 MB;
Motherboard: BIOSTAR Group, N68S3B
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

I am experiencing a malfunction where sometimes my screen will partially or completely become covered with horizontal lines. It can happen at any time. On or off line. It happens in my photo program sometimes blocking out whole or partial pics. I can roll my mouse wheel up and down and it will disappear. It happens completely at random. I uploaded a screenshot to look at. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

A:Malfunction

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Hello everyone, first time poster, so sorry if I mess up ^^

Anyways, I just got a new laptop, specifically a Lenovo 80XS0086IX Ideapad 320-15ABR. Initially it all seemed fine, but as I used it I noticed several problems: 1) it cannot remain in sleep mode for long. After a while, it just switches off abruptly. I have tried several combinations of lid closed/open, power cord in/out, but eventually the result is always the same. 2) When powering it on after these shutdowns, the trackpad does not recognize multiple-fingers gestures, requiring a restart. 3) The disk usage frequently goes up to 100% despite no ongoing activity. 4) Sometimes, pressing the power button to power it on results in the disk starting, then abruptly stopping, then restarting again several times, before the laptop finally starts. 5) The system sometimes freezes for several seconds, even the cursor stops, only to resume any input movement later.

I have tried everything in my knowledge: I updated the BIOS, the HDD firmware, installed all Windows updates, fresh-installed Windows, but nothing seems to work (although the HDD thing apparently solved the "always 100%" problem). I ran both Windows in-built check-disk and third party programs to check for errors on the HDD, but none showed up. I'd be really glad if it was something I can fix at home, since I really need this machine to study, so sending it to be repaired/replaced back at Amazon is my very last option due to time. Hope you guys can h... Read more

A:Possible HDD malfunction

LofB said:





I just got a new laptopClick to expand...

u mean....brand new???
 

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I keep getting this error "One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it". And if I leave my PC on to long the keyboard, mouse, and sometimes even the monitor stop working. I've tried unplugging the keyboard and mouse (which are not USB) and plugging them back in, but to no avail.
Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks

Edit: It's a Dell Dimension 8400
 

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DEP processing is flaky. Setting /noexecute=OptOut and adding HP digital monitor to the exceptions list does not cause DEP enable for all processes.

No 'restart needed' popup is displayed....
?? CHROME, AVAST, FIREFOX all show DEP (permanent). All others DISABLED.....
?? setting /noexecute=AlwaysOn works, all processes DEP'd, BUT disallows HP digital monitor (can print, cannot scan or retrieve printer info).
I do have Administrator privileges but thought I noticed a popup (IIRC) re two items (processes?) not functioning, CIMV2? perhaps and one other. WBEMTEST checked for DEP 3 (OptOut), verified it was set (I forget the Superclass now, under root/cimv2).
Is this a Startup issue of some kind? Something not loading? GPEDIT under XP not helpful unless DISabling access to various options.
Thanks.... :-/

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I keep getting this

Hardware Malfunction
Call your hardware vendor for support
The system has halted.

Anyone know what I can do to find out what the problem is and fix it ?

Thanks for any help.
 

A:Hardware Malfunction

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It started with my email account saying it needed to be updated, okay no problem except it wouldn't update the settings. I then deleted that account in hopes that reinstalling it would work fine like it has in the past but now it won't add my account back.
i've tried looking it up and no luck with an answer, this lead to bigger problems in that i'm trying to access some of the administrative tools only to get error messages saying that the file can't be found or doesn't exist. it seems almost like a bug got
into my system and i really don't want to have to do a wipe yet again. any suggestions to try? i know it's pretty vague but that's all that i have. there's no error codes when trying to open the tools. 

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HP keyboard, HP Computer, windows x64, keyboard stops working sporadically, what's up.

A:Keyboard malfunction

Wired or wireless? How old is it?

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PC description: MultiSync FE700; MS 2000 Millenium Edition; Classic Winows; Internet Explorer;Hot-Mail.

2.5-months ago my PC suddenly mal-functioned. None of the HELP buttons work. PROLEMS ARE:
1) Upon receiving an incoming email one cannot edit it - the message is frozen.
2) Upon CLICKING SEND/SEND ALL/FORWARD the message appears in a new window - but the message is hidden behind a BLANK wall. A SLIT appears in the wall allowing me to see one line of the message. I can slowly scroll down one line at a time.
3) I can reply to the incoming message only by typing into the slit, but can see only one line of my reply at a time as I scroll down.
4) I once used Outlook Express. I have folders and files stored there (?) in MY DOCUMENTS. But I am unable to highlight pics , or filea there, and transfer them to my Hot Mail folders.
Thnx much,
 

A:MS & HotMail Malfunction

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This was not due to a storm or power outage like many others I have read about. My computer is three years old, it is a Gateway GT5028 and has seven USB ports. All of which are no longer to register: digital camera, printer, external harddrive, iPod, so on. BUT the speakers that came with the computer are still up and running fine. [knock on wood]
I have tried these few solutions:
Uninstalling and Reinstalling the drivers
The PC has been shut down and turned on many times [this matter has been since one month ago]
All of the instructions from the Microsoft Solutions page
Troubleshooting
System Restore
My warranty is expired
My device manager detects no problems/changes/updates
The local PC shop is $50 an hour
So, any other suggestions on how to fix this incredibly odd problem, let me know.
My next step is to re-format my harddrive myself and see if maybe it will bring them back.
 

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? OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Answer: Built it myself, ran windows 7 ultimate install disc x32 bit
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Answer:Purchased from retail
? Age of system (hardware)-Answer:last May, so just under a year
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? Answer: When I originally bought it, under a year. Reformatted and installed 64 bit over winter break (beginning of January 2011)
? CPU- Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGIBOX
? Video Card-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127445
? MotherBoard-http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128397
? Power Supply - Newegg.com - Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W Continuous Power ATX12V Ver.2.2 / EPS12V version 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply

Alright, so my problem is that while doing ANYTHING on my computer, I'm randomly getting crazy crashes where my computer freezes up and I get a random scattering of colored rectangles (in attached image, they're black, but they can be any color...green and blue are most prevalent, I think it has something to do about the colors on the screen when the crash occurs). It's happened since the first week I built my com... Read more

A:BSOD and Overall Malfunction

Those triangles are called artifacts and are usually signs of a faulty video card or PSU. This is supported by your two BSOD which were video card failures. Your card could also be overheating. Use a program like GPU-Z to monitor your temps GPU-Z Video card GPU Information Utility

You can run this video card stress test and see if it passes or not. Follow this guide here
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark - Windows 7 Forums

I would contact Newegg about RMAing your card.


Code:
Event[2724]:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WHEA-Logger
Date: 2011-04-05T00:42:39.673
Event ID: 19
Task: N/A
Level: Warning
Opcode: Info
Keyword: N/A
User: S-1-5-19
User Name: NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE
Computer: Krumpet-PC
Description:
A corrected hardware error has occurred.

Reported by component: Processor Core
Error Source: Corrected Machine Check
Error Type: Cache Hierarchy Error
Processor ID: 0
I found this in your event logs. I would like you to run Prime95. Run all three tests for 3-4 hours each or until failure. CPU - Stress Test with Prime95 - Windows 7 Forums

Summary of dumps

Code:
Built by: 7600.16695.amd64fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Debug session time: Tue Mar 22 16:58:06.000 2011 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 4:54:30.701
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols ... Read more

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i was trying to find a way to fix my display problem i accidently disabled both nvivdia and the default vga drivers and forgot enable one before i rebooted ao now i cant get any display at all i tried to use recovery console to try and renable the default.i went to bootcfg and typed bootcfg /REBUILD it gave acouple of options to select from i selected help pressed enter system came up with blue screen i rebooted let it start normally and i got this \windows\system32\config\system missing or corrupt use recovery to fix problem.but know in order to fix that i need access to my desktop any advice would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:major malfunction pls hlp.

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Hey.. i have a old compaq presario and i tried to install memory on it my self..
For some reason it was working fast then all of a sudden it crashed..
It will start up and go pass the welcome screen..(also i have installed XP on it) then after goin past that is goes to a blue screen saying hardware malfunction

Any help guys
 

A:hardware malfunction

Could you please provide the hexadecimal error code in the BSOD? Assuming you are talking about RAM, I'd say your best bet would be to run a Memtest, which can be found here http://memtest.org/

Memtest is a bootable program which will test your memory for error.
 

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Hello all,

I just recently installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on my desktop computer. I had had 32-bit installed and working fine, but I decided to reformat and throw on 64-bit for increased performance.

Unfortunately, when I finished reinstalling the OS and compatible drivers, I noticed something strange in my system logs and in my device manager.

In the device manager, I have this error message for my processor:Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)
I right-clicked each processor entry for my Intel i5 processor and clicked on Uninstall. After doing so, I click on Action -> Scan for hardware changes... Then all the processors reappeared, with the same error message as before.

In the system logs, I noticed warning messages errors for event ID 219, source - Kernel-PnP.

The error message for the event is:
The driver \Driver\intelppm failed to load for the device ACPI\GenuineIntel_-_Intel64_Family_6_Model_30_-_Intel(R)_Core(TM)[email protected]_2.67GHz\_0.

I tried downloading the latest driver chipset from Intel and installing, but nothing has helped me. I am having strange issues that I did not experience in Win 7 32-bit:
- Digital output from my Soundblaster Audigy is intermittent
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A:Intel i5 CPU Malfunction in 64-bit Win 7

Welcome to Seven Forums jcaum. Did you download your 64 bit version and burn the iso, or is it a Retail or OEM version? If you downloaded it and burned the iso you need to burn at the lowest speed 2-4x otherwise sometimes you can get a bad burn.Fabe

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Ok, this is kinda complicated. It started this morning. I was on the web when Trend Micro popped up a message that wanted me to allow or delete a change to my system. The file name was called geede.dll..so I googled it and came across a couple posts. Well they started of by saying running Vundofix.exe...which I did and it came back clean. Then the user was told to download Combofix.exe to the desktop and disconnect the internet and disable any antivirus software (Trend in my case)...so far so good..then the computer restarted..this is where I get into serious problems.

First, the computer won't reboot getting stuck on the "Windows is Starting UP" screen for 10 minutes.So I manually restarted the computer. Once my desktop finally loaded, the task bar looked weird, and no longer showed any thing besides the start menu, the quick launch icons, and the clock, the time format is still changed to 24h time even though combofix said it would change that back... even though programs can still be opened they do not display on the taskbar.

I restarted and the same thing happened. So, I tried to perform a system restore by going to c:\\Windows\erdnt\Hiv-backup\erdnt.exe...it restarted the computer but nothing changed...i'm still stuck with the same problem...so at this point I am kinda worried and decide that I should probably back up everything just in case...but I can't copy/cut (ctrl v) files or drag and copy files to the desktop or anywhere on the computer ... Read more

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I have a home version of windows 7 and i use a sony laptop.I dont know weather the problem is with my laptop or my windows.

the problem is that when i insert a usb device,all the files in that device are shown as links!
i can't even open any of them from the windows explorer.i tried to copy them into the desktop but an error message pops up saying the file does't exist.
when i insert the same flash drive on my friends computer it works fine!

Please help!

A:usb devices malfunction

Are they shortcuts to files downloaded from his computer?

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I have an HP j5780 all in one printer and my computer is a

Dell Dimension E310
Win XP SP3
P4 2.80GHz
512 Ram

The issue I am having is I get an error when trying to instal this printer. It pops up.

USB Device Not Recognized
One of the USB devices attached has Malfunctioned.

I have replaced the USB cable and tried it on another computer.
Dell XPS
Win Vista.
Intel Duo 2.20GHz
3gm Ram

The Same error comes up for both computers and the cable makes no difference. I tried installing from CD, but when it comes to the part that asks me to plug in device the installation hangs up and never completes. I also attempted calling HP but they were of no help so any suggestions would be well appreciated.
 

A:Printer Malfunction

Ok, TO fix this Goto http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3301296&rule=11435
and follow everything what the page recommends (its for your specific problem in windows XP).

You might need to download and install the latest drivers at http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?swlinkmsg=100&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=3301296

But first complete step 1

Regards
 

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I Have Bought A New External Hard Drive Via Usb.
It Was Working Fine For The First Couple Of Weeks, But Then It Started To Come Up With Usb Has Malfunctioned And Windows Doesnt Recognize It.
Can You Help Me With This Problem.

(p.s. Ive Tried Everything)

Thanks
 

A:Usb Malfunction Problem

First step, Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Restore. Create a restore point and name it something like "Before USB Fix". This is to bail you out if something goes wrong during the following process and makes things worse.

Create a file with NOTEPAD containing the following lines and save it as FIX.REG

You should have 3 boxes on the bottom in NOTEPAD.
1)Filename : fixcd.reg
2)Save as type: all files
3)Encoding: ANSI
If you do not change it from txt type to All files type, then the file will actually be fixcd.reg.txt, this won't accomplish the desired result

-------------------------- Use text after this line --------------------------------
REGEDIT4
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment]"DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESENT_DEVICES"="1"

-------------------------- Use text before this line --------------------------------

Double click on FIX.REG and say yes to the Merge Into Registry question.

Unplug ALL USB devices.
Open Device Manager.
View, Show Hidden Devices.
Uninstall all devices under USB Controllers.
Uninstall all devices under Disk Drives that you know are not present.
Uninstall all devices under Storage Volumes. Say no to any reboot prompts until you are finished. Also, if a Storage Volume doesn't uninstall, ignore it and move to the next one.
If you have a yellow ? with unknown devices, uninstall all of the entries there as well.

When this is done, reboot TWICE.

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I just switched my computer into a new case and im having some problems. my cpu fan wont go on, it wont boot and theres nothing on the screen. the only time the cpu fan goes on is when i unplug the computer it spins a little bit for about 8 seconds. everything else seems to go on like the lights and other fans. im thinking it could be the motherboard. can anyone help me?
 

A:system malfunction

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My system is Windows Vista and as of late my screensaver will not work. I have reset it over and over and nothing I do will help. I have an Acer Aspire 5715-4740 laptop intel pentium processer. Can anyone out there address this problem and help me with some a few pointers to try. Thank You very much appreciated. Rose
 

A:screensaver malfunction

Do you by any chance have a wireless or wired microsoft mouse?

I have had a similar issue with my Wired Microsoft Mouse and its "Intellipoint" Driver

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/911895

Some claim this issue only occurs with the wireless versions of certain microsoft devices. I found that for me, It occur whenever Intellipoint 6.2 was installed. The Same version of Intellipoint also caused my Vista Sidebar to cease working... as detailed here http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista-7/805947-solved-windows-sidebar-crashes-every.html

Anyway if you have a microsoft mouse/device that uses Intellipoint try removing the intellipoint software and checking if the issue still occurs. Or Try upgrading to the latest version of Intellipoint, which at the time of writing is 6.3
 

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