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Q: Leaving Laptop on for a few days at a time.

Is this okay? I usually shut my laptop off every night before bed. But lately I have been having shutdown and start up problems. Something is causing Windows to hang during shutdown, and therefore I have to hold the power button down for it to turn off.
Doing this at night, then causes Windows not to want to boot up in the morning. It eventually boots up and loads fine after a few attempts. So instead of having to deal with the frustration of doing this every night, is it acceptable to leave it on for a few days at a time?

(And in regards to the problem my laptop is having, My CD-ROM is also broken..so at this time, I'm unable to use the Windows recovery disk :/)

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Preferred Solution: Leaving Laptop on for a few days at a time.

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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: Leaving Laptop on for a few days at a time.

It won't hurt it as long as it has enough ventilation. Don't stuff it into a corner or anything. You could also set it to hibernate, which basically turns it off without shutting down Windows. Of you could just put it in standby, which uses more power but basically does the same thing.

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My question is this
alot of people now that have DSL leave there desktop computers on 24 hrs a day everyday, and I no the pros and cons related to that. my question is this, If you have a laptop at home running through a wireless router for a small home network is it ok to leave a laptop on all day everyday also like a desktop? I ask because a friend leaves his plugged in and sitting on a shelf so he can just grab it and use it when ever he wants and it is on all the time. Will this hurt a laptop? Or is it ok to use the laptop just like another desktop and leave it on all the time?
 

A:Solved: Question about any laptop regarding leaving it on all the time

I wouldn't leave a computer on .. when it's not going to be used for a while ..
especially a laptop.

One problem with leaving a computer running is the dust buildup inside and the potential for heat problems.
Laptops are harder to clean and more susceptible to heat problems.
I also have concerns for the life of the LCD backlites.
Loose a backlite in a Laptop .. and you'll have to do more than just change/repair the monitor.
 

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Everytime i leave my laptop idle for around 1-2+ hours it would BSOD and shut down. This problem started occuring about 2 weeks ago. The only time i get the BSOD is when i leave it idle, no other random BSOD. Please help me take a look and solve this persistent problem. Thanks for the assistance in advance.

Operation System
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM

What is the age of system (hardware)?
June 2010 (15 months)
What is the age of OS installation?
June 2010 (15 months)

A:BSOD when leaving laptop idle for an extended period of time.

It looks like pci.sys is causing the issue. Please update the drivers for your nvdia chipset drivers
and network adapter..

Also please download the attached certificate and unzip then right click on it and click install ctl and import the certificate you have many errors in event manager concerning this..


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Administrator\Downloads\BSOD files\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\091011-17472-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

DbsSplayTreeRangeMap::Add: ignoring zero-sized range at ?fffff800`03ff14c0?
Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7600.16841.amd64fre.win7_gdr.110622-1503
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a0e000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c4be70
Debug session time: Fri Sep 9 15:54:40.517 2011 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 19:40:55.499
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
................................................................
.....................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
...........
*******************************************************************************
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Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by HP_Administrator on 2008-07-17 18:41:26
Computer is in Normal Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
42: 2008-07-17 23:41:44 UTC - RP42 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
41: 2008-07-17 21:54:04 UTC - RP41 - Installed ESET NOD32 Antivirus
40: 2008-07-17 21:48:38 UTC - RP40 - Last known good configuration
39: 2008-07-17 21:48:33 UTC - RP39 - System Checkpoint
38: 2008-07-17 21:48:33 UTC - RP38 - System Checkpoint


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2008-07-17 21:48:26 UTC - RP1 - Configured easy Internet sign-up


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------


Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2008-07-17 18:46:36
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\uoyzsydz.exe
C:\WINDOWS\arservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
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A:please help me im leaving for iraq in 3 days trying to fix b4 i go

Hello davenohio32,

This will require more than one round to properly eradicate. Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Read through this entire procedure and if you have any questions, please ask them before you begin. Then either print out, or copy this page to Notepad and save to your desktop for reference as you will not have any browsers open while you are carrying out portions of these instructions.


It's IMPORTANT to carry out the instructions in the sequence listed below.


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Download ComboFix.exe from here

**Note: It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**

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With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal.

The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.

Go to Microsoft's website => http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310994

Select the download that's appropriate for your Operating System




Download the file & save it as it's originally named, next to ComboFix.exe.






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Hello I have a DELL XPS M170 Laptop. I used to run an ebay business which I would sell INSTANT DELIVERY items. I used Outlook Express to send emails once I had received payment. Outlook Express has an option that it will automatically send emails if it picks up key words. The problem was that my laptop had to be on with Outlook Express running in order to instantly send emails. I used to leave my laptop on for days at a time, not only that but I had it on a bed so there wasnt any airflow. I know im a IDIOT for that and it was the biggest mistake I ever made. My laptop doesnt have any problems like shutting down or anything like that. It actually still runs perfectly except that it gets so hot I could barely touch the bottom of it. After leaving it on for a couple hours i could feel the heat coming through the top. I need your help guys what can I do to fix my very hot laptop. What part do I need to replace (because I know I need to replace something) in order to get my laptop back to its original condition? All the replys from other people about this type of situation always say use air to blow out dust but that is clearly not the case for me. I left my laptop on for days and it wasnt on a flat surface. I basically just need to know what i need to replace in my laptop and I can just purchase the new part and install it myself. I am aware of laptop cooling pads but I just want to fix the problem. I would really appreciate ANY help from anyone who knows which part is getting ho... Read more

A:My Laptop Gets VERY HOT...I used to leave it on for days at a time. HELP

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From Google, the sound distortion appears to be worldwide and has been around for a long time - but Dell tech support appears they know nothing about it. I'm using Windows 7 SP-1. The distortion will stop if I reboot. Without rebooting, the distortion returns anywhere within a few hours to a few days and, as time goes on, the distortion gets much worse. If you have any ideas on how to fix this issue, I will provide as many other particulars about my computer and software as you need. If there is no known solution, I believe a class action suit may be warranted. Thank you in advance.

A:Sound Distortion in Dell Laptop - gets worse with time (days)

Responded to this post in the audio section

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Is it OK to leave my computer on 24/7? Or should I turn it off when I'm not using it for long periods of time, like overnight?
 

A:leaving the computer on all the time

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Hey Guys,

Well I have been getting the BSOD for sometime now. It only happens to usually my account, which is the main one on this PC, when I am logged in and I leave for about 30 minutes. If I log off and leave the computer alone at just the login screen I usually do not get this error. I have attached the latest Dump, and the other required information. If anyone can please help resolve this issue it would be greatly appreciated.

Here are my PC specs:

Code:
Operating System
MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Pentium E5400 @ 2.70GHz 36 ?C
Wolfdale 45nm Technology
RAM
4.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 399MHz (6-6-6-18)
Motherboard
MSI Boston (Socket 775) 47 ?C
Graphics
HP w2338h ([email protected])
512MB GeForce G210 (Unknown) 70 ?C
Hard Drives
313GB Seagate ST3320418AS ATA Device (SATA) 36 ?C
977GB Seagate ST31000528AS ATA Device (SATA) 37 ?C
Optical Drives
hp DVD A DH16AAL ATA Device
ATAPI DVD D DH16D5S ATA Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio

A:BSOD after leaving the computer alone for some time

Related to Rt64win7.sys 8101E/8168/8169 NDIS 6.20 64-bit Driver from Realtek Corporation. Yours is from 2009. I would re-install the newest driver available from Realtek.

How To Find Drivers:




Quote:
- search Google for the name of the driver
- compare the Google results with what's installed on your system to figure out which device/program it belongs to
- visit the web site of the manufacturer of the hardware/program to get the latest drivers (DON'T use Windows Update or the Update driver function of Device Manager).
- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.


- - The most common drivers are listed on this page: Driver Reference Driver Reference
Driver Reference Table

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Hi there

About 2 months ago I had the vundo in my computer, followed all the steps, removed it successfully and now its back with a vegence, I did everything in the previous thread but its been unsuccessful. Please help!

HiJack This log before running MBAM
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:43:50 PM, on 7/8/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Distillr\Acrotray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboTaskBarIcon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\usnsvc.exe
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A:Vundo Back Again - not leaving this time... what's next

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I've had a couple of similar BSODs over the last three weeks which have occurred after having left my PC idle for an hour or so (not sure whether that is just a coincidence or not). I had thought that these were something to do with a conflict with my Bitdefender antivirus software, but having changed to VIPRE Advanced Security 2017 and thinking I had solved the problem, it has unfortunately occurred again this evening.

I've uploaded the relevant files, including the output from the SysnativeBSODCollectionApp, plus output from BlueScreenView and WhoCrashed. The system is Windows 10 64 bit and Windows did a major update last night.

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I've had a couple of similar BSODs over the last three weeks which have occurred after having left my PC idle for an hour or so (not sure whether that is just a coincidence or not). I had thought that these were something to do with a conflict with my Bitdefender antivirus software, but having changed to VIPRE Advanced Security 2017 and thinking I had solved the problem, it has unfortunately occurred again this evening.

I've uploaded the relevant files, including the output from the SysnativeBSODCollectionApp, plus output from BlueScreenView and WhoCrashed. The system is Windows 10 64 bit and Windows did a major update last night.

A:BSOD after leaving PC idle for some time

Be patient here Brian the pros who read these files work hard and I am sure one will come along soon.

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I seemed to have the same problem before I re-installed my OS. but bluescreens persist. I think that one of the bluescreens I had was because my CPU need more VCore voltage, but the rest don't seem to be the same, as now my VCore is higher, and stability tests agree.






Quote:
problem signature:
problem event name: bluescreen
os version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
locale id: 1033
additional information about the problem:
bccode: 9f
bcp1: 0000000000000003
bcp2: fffffa800846e4e0
bcp3: fffff80000b9c3d8
bcp4: fffffa800974e580
os version: 6_1_7601
service pack: 1_0
product: 256_1
files that help describe the problem: c:\windows\minidump\111614-13572-01.dmp
c:\users\brett\appdata\local\temp\wer-17518-0.sysdata.xml
read our privacy statement online: Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows
if the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline: c:\windows\system32\en-us\erofflps.txt


That was what was in the "Windows has recovered from an unexpected Shutdown" pop-up when I returned to my PC.
Feedback is greatly appreciated =)

A:'Windows has recovered from...' -After Leaving Computer for Some Time

Update Driver: asmthub3.sys ASMedia USB 3.0 Hub driver


Code:
BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8009133380, fffff80000b9c3d8, fffffa800a0a8010}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for asmthub3.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for asmthub3.sys
Probably caused by : asmthub3.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

Code:
start end module name
fffff880`04f8b000 fffff880`04fb0000 asmthub3 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: asmthub3.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\asmthub3.sys
Image name: asmthub3.sys
Timestamp: Thu Nov 08 17:36:35 2012 (509BEDA3)
CheckSum: 00027E09
ImageSize: 00025000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

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Hey this is the second time I've gotten this message in the last 3 days and both times my Pc was turned on and left when I was absent. Here are the details!

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: f4
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA80095D0B30
BCP3: FFFFFA80095D0E10
BCP4: FFFFF80003180720
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\082112-12854-01.dmp
C:\Users\Lucas\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-26894-0.sysdata.xml
I've attached the ZIP with extra files. If anyone can shed some light on this I'd be very thankful

A:BSOD When leaving my PC on for a longer period of time

Anyone have any info? Anything at all would help

Sorry to bump

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Hello everyone!
I got a question about leaving a notebook while it is charging.
I have a software on my notebook called Lenovo Energy Management, and there's 2 battery mode available, the one is "Maximum Battery Life" and the other is "Optimized Battery Health" so I choose "Optimized Battery Health" mode, and leaving my notebook while it is charging for about 5 hours. When I am go back home, I saw that my battery is stay on 60% and it say "Plugged in, not charging". It won't charge the battery higher than 60%, so I guess the battery is limited to 60% from it's full capacity. The question is, is it safe for the battery if I leave the notebook while it is charging for more than 5 hours even the battery capacity is limited?
Thanks in advance.

A:Leaving a notebook while it is charging for a long time

There's enough circuitry inside to protect from overcharging, just don't leave it on a soft (like a bed) and flammable surface (like paper) in case of something going wrong. If you are worried about battery "memory", that is all but eliminated with new batteries but was bad with old NiCads.

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Although this is not a current predicament, I would like to some input on this question.

Before my old hard drive went dead this past August, I got these messages that said problems where detected in the Hard Disk. As well as whenever I use to turn on and turn off my computer I would usually be greeted by a black screen with a wall of text usually ending with the option "Press F1 to Continue." I have a photo these message, but since this question is more for curiousity, I stall only post them if someone in here asks to see them.

I was told by someone in my family that it's better for a computer's hard drive and the computer itself to be running all the time (24/7) as turning it off actually does more harm or drains more energy out of the Hard Drive. However I find this statement to be incredibly debateable as while I was doing this, about a month later I was shown another blackscreen a month later that said a short message and to "press any key to continue," which did nothing but continue posting that same message.

Although a new hard drive was placed on about 2 months, just in case such a thing happens to me again... Is this statement true? Is it better for a computer to be left running all the time, or is it just better to turn it off whenever your done using it, like I have been done since getting my hard drive replaced?

A:Is leaving your computer on all the time (24/7) better for hard drive?

I have absolutely no facts to back up this statement, except for first hand experience. In 3+ years, besides restarting for updates, I can count on 1 hand how many times I manually shut down my PC. It was left running day and night unless I shut it down because it was storming. Knock on wood, I've never had a HDD fail. Sometimes, hard drives fail for no apparent reason.....in fact, 99% of drive failures are for an unknown reason. The other 1% is because it was dropped or mishandled in some way. I think this may be the same debate as to whether it conserves gas to let a car idle for a period of time vs shutting it down and starting it up when you are ready to go.

Either way, sometimes you just get a bad drive, or a drive that has a premature failure that has nothing to do with power on hours. Also, just because your system is on doesn't mean your HDD is actually being hit for data......I think you'd be fine to leave it running....but like I said, I have no hard proof.

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Hi guys,

This is my first ever forum post, so pardon any ignorance. Starting from some time last week, my computer sometimes shuts down by itself after I leave it alone for around an hour or two. Upon restarting it, I get a message that says




Quote:
Windows has recovered from an unexpected error


with the error type as BlueScreen. As my computer is usually in sleepmode when this happens, I often don't get to see the bluescreen itself. I have seen it happen in action once, however.

Here are my basic system specs:


Code:
Operating System
MS Windows 7 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i5 2500K @ 3.30GHz 32 ?C
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
RAM
4.00 GB DDR3 @ 668MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z68A-D3H-B3 (Socket 1155) 35 ?C
Graphics
Acer G235H ([email protected])
Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Hard Drives
977GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG HD103SJ ATA Device (SATA) 30 ?C
Optical Drives
ASUS DRW-24B1ST a ATA Device
DTSOFT Virtual CdRom Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
I have attached my latest dump and system health report.

Thanks.

A:BSOD after leaving computer idle after some time

Run a full scan of spybot,SUPERAntiSpyware, malwarebytes and eset online scanner.
if they ask for a restart please do so.Don't run them together !
Most probably your problem will be solved.

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After I come back from leaving the computer on for awhile, like maybe an hour or two, I have no taskbar, no icons on the desktop, and I can't do anything....as in, I can't get into the computer. I have to reboot. Any idea why this happens? I would appreciate any help on this. It's puzzling!

A:System freezes after leaving on a long time

Make sure your "Shut down" button is not set to "Hibernate", roll mouse over it and it will tell you the setting.

Set it to Shut down, it should say "closes all open programs, shuts down Windows, turns off computer"

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Hi

I have a new laptop and a friend is having my old laptop. I need to wipe the old laptop securely so there is no sensitive information on the hard drive.

Thing is the dvd drive is not working so can't use my Windows 7 disc.

Is there a way I can do this?

Many thanks

Buzz

A:Wiping laptop but leaving OS

Take a look here:
Windows 7 Installation - Prepare PC to be Sold

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I've heard reference made to battery degradation in laptops being related to leaving them plugged into the external power adapter continuously. I use my laptop at home most of the time and leave it plugged in. Anyone know if there is anything to be concerned about?

Raybro
 

A:Leaving Laptop plugged in

most laptops today, should run right off the external power w/o any interference from the battery (i'm not %100 sure, correct me if im wrong)
 

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Hi Everybody,

Ok so yeah I'm getting a system exchange for my dell laptop since its really messed up and I only use it for internet but I can upgrade to different things they are going t call me so I can order upgrade so here is my question.

Which is better
currently I have a 1.40ghz celeron mobile but the system exchange I tihnk will either have the sme or a 1.60ghz celeron mobile but I was considering paying more and I dont know how much eyt and if they still will let me they said they freezed the process of egtting the omptuer so I could upgrade now. But anyways which is better a 1.40ghz-1.60ghz celeron m or a IntelŪ PentiumŪ M Processor 735 (1.70GHz/2MB Cache/400MHz FSB) Im not sure what chace or fsb I currently have also I dont use it much on battery mostly on a/c adaptor so I'm not really concered about battery life. And i'm sorry for the rush but I dont really have much time to act or if they will eve let me they most likey will but im not sure
Also as always thanks techspot members you sure do make a great help
 

A:Which is better-not much time (1-3 days)

Of course, the 1.7 GHz Pentium M is better than the Celeron M, because 1.7 is larger than 1.6
 

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Well, I'm not sure if I should put this under hardware or under the Vista category, so first of all, forgive any mistakes in the placement of this question.

Well, I've been leaving my computer on over night for various reasons and when I wake up I come to realize that the computer has shut-off the internet connection without any reason at alll considering the internet connection is working fine. But when I start working on it normally, it alows the connection to reconnect again. I've already configured Vista so that it would hibernate or suspend my session when I closed the top of my laptop and according to some log, the computer logged off the internet after about two hours or so, after I left it alone I mean. I'm not sure if it's a configurable Vista feature or if it's some hardware problem, so I don't know what to do.

Anyone have any ideas?

Thank you for your time beforehand and I appreciate the help.

Specs:
Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit
Intel Core Duo
RAM 1024
 

A:Solved: Leaving my laptop on over night.

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Is it ok to leave a laptop charger and a phone/tablet charger plugged in to the electrical outlet when not in use? Or is there a risk of a problem happening if I do that?

Thanks.

A:Leaving laptop charger plugged in

I do not see a problem keeping them plugged in.

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i keep my laptop always plugged in with out the battery in and when i need to take it portable i put in the battery. yh well basicly i keep it on high proformance all the time could this effect the computer at all
 

A:Can leaving ur laptop on high proformance be bad?

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Hi, new member here. Am looking to restore my Acer Aspire 7540 as it now is running extremely slow and could do with strating again. Could someone please advice me of how to do this in a way that leaves windows 7 on there as it came preinstalled when i bought the laptop and i dont have the disk.
Cheers.

A:Restoring Laptop but leaving windows 7 on

Hello pfjeden, welcome to Seven Forums!


Be advised: doing this will over-write all data on the PC and it will not be recoverable at all.


Here are the standard Acer Recovery Instructions

1. Power on the machine
2. At the white ACER BIOS screen, hold the “Alt” key and press the “F10” key simultaneously to start Acer eRecovery
3. Once eRecovery has loaded, click “Restore to Factory Default Settings”
4. Click “OK” to continue
5. From here, the eRecovery process will update all the data on the C: drive and restore a fully functional factory image (approximately 10 minutes).
6. Once eRecovery has run, press “OK” to reboot unit.

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? OS Windows 7
? x64
? Original Install
? OEM version (came pre-installed on system)
? System is max two years old
? Os installation is the original install

? AMD A6-3620 APU with Radeon(tm) HD GRaphics 2.20 Ghz
? AMD RAdeon HD 6530D
? No clue on MoBo Manufacturer
? No clue re: power supply

? Hewlett-Packard
? p6-2127c


BSOD has been happening regularly after 6-8 hours of productivity.

I am currently running the driver verifier.

Any clue?

A:BSOD around the same time of day, most days.

Hi,

All of the attached DMP files are of the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (a) bug check.

This indicates that Microsoft Windows or a kernel-mode driver accessed paged memory at DISPATCH_LEVEL or above.

This bug check is issued if paged memory (or invalid memory) is accessed when the IRQL is too high. The error that generates this bug check usually occurs after the installation of a faulty device driver, system service, or BIOS.

If we take a look at the call stack:


Code:

1: kd> kb
RetAddr : Args to Child : Call Site
fffff800`02cc8169 : 00000000`0000000a 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000001 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff800`02cc6de0 : 00000000`00000010 fffff880`099ea260 00000000`0000000b 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiBugCheckDispatch+0x69
fffff800`02cd1c3f : 00000000`00000003 00000000`00000002 00000000`00000003 00000000`00000002 : nt!KiPageFault+0x260
fffff880`0162b9a7 : 00000000`00000004 fffff880`099ea4e0 00000000`0000d40d fffffa80`087b37c8 : nt!KeAcquireInStackQueuedSpinLockAtDpcLevel+0x4f
fffff880`018e605d : fffffa80`0aba5010 fffffa80`0914bc60 fffff880`099ea4e0 00000000`0000d40d : NETIO!WfpExpireEntryLru+0x17
fffff880`018ad787 : 00000000`00000004 fffff8a0`08350032 fffff880`099ea510 fffffa80`00000001 : tcpip!WfpAleCloseRemoteEndpointConnection+0x2d
fffff880`01925e2b : fffffa80`0aba5010 fffffa80`0a04874a 00000000`00000001 fffffa80`0aba5010 : tcpip! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+0x20f72
fffff880`019261... Read more

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Hello today I left the computer just for a couple of minutes then I came back and  the screen was completely dark I've plugged it in then after some time I turned it on (before it wouldn't) everything was normal but the start menu was loading slower
and here I am I have all the data needed but just tell me where to post it PLUS from my previous ask when I asked about my first crash that I saw  POWER_DRIVER_STATE_FAILURE I didn't get a reply to where to put the data (a.k.a Minidump.dmp, the other
minidump etc,)
so please I collected everything but please tell me where to put it,
Sincerely Dreksz

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New to the forums, haven't found any good solutions to my problem by using Google.

Bug Check String: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
I usually get ntoskrnl.exe as the source of the error. If someone can tell me how to provide minidump files I can do that too.

Thank you in advance, I'll be standing by most of the day to check this thread.

Edit: New dump files uploaded from the 4/29 crashes

A:BSOD leaving laptop on, or using Sleep Mode

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

Actually a BSOD is an unique problem depending on the computers overall working environment, and so googling is not really helpful for it all the times.

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Attachment 258352i already attached the data zipped file from sf diagnostic tool... please help

A:bsod while leaving laptop to download something, 0x0000009f

Welcome to SevenForums.

There are no dump files in the attachment. Please configure the system to collect small memory dumps following: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD


Code:
Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Family Protection Public:Start Menu\Programs\McAfee Family Protection Public
MSC "c:\program files\microsoft security client\msseces.exe" -hide -runkey Public HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
You are running multiple antivirus apps and McAfee is a frequent cause of BSOD-s. Please remove it using its removal tool from here: Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase






Quote:
Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-Microsoft Security Essentials, Free antivirus for windows.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Good and Free system security combination


   Warning
Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.


Perform a System File Check to check the integrity of all protected Windows 7 :Click on the start
Type CMD on Search
Left click and Run as Administrator
Type
Code:
SFC /scannow

Full tutorial here:SFC /Scannow Command - System File Checker
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Hi;

I want to be confirmed that some people say that if you have shutdown the Laptop, you must unplug the AC Adapter otherwise battery can be damaged. I am not certain as system by-self control the charging. So if system has been slept, there would be no charging and so if adapter is still powered on, for me there is no problem. Am i correct?
 

A:Leaving Laptop adapter ON and connected even after shutdown.

It is recommended to run your laptop solely on battery for at least 30-60 min per week to keep it (the battery) from withering. Some sort of exercise to keep it fresh. Also, don't let it discharge fully, that shortens its life.
 

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I personally hate the Homegroup. I would like to remove my laptop from it and was wondering if I do so will I be able to hook my computer up to my laptop?

Thanks.

A:Hook up to printer after leaving homegroup to laptop

If you mean by continueing to share files? Then yes, just enable network sharing. And Map Network Drive

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not sure I posted initial query in the correct spot; (originally postedquestion earlier on "Notebook Operating System" discussion board)PLEASE feel free to peruse my much more detailed question there.Thank you all      (TexasIndian - 2/13/2017)

A:leaving laptop constantly plugged into a/c outlet

It has been replied to: https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/laptop-battery-use/m-p/5986620#...

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Get BSOD the past few days and they have all happen around the same time each day. thought maybe was gpu drivers but still happens even after updated gpu driver. any help would be great. thank you. all my computer specs are listed under My System specs. also add file from your bsod tool. thank you again.

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I just watched a YouTube video of a Win7 Image Restoration.
The author indicated he had trouble restoring a System Image that was over 30 days old, due to the fact that the 30 day activation period for Win7 had expired from the time the System Image was made. It returned an error message for an Image that was over 30 days old, whereas an Image that was restored within 30 days of making it did not. Can anyone definitively shed some light on this? Do I have to create a new System Image each 30 days to remain protected due to Microsoft activation requirements?

A:Is a System Image time-limited to 30 days ?

This guy did not activate his system with a valid product key. Else there is no such restriction.

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I was hoping someone could look at this log
My friend has IE-Spyad--script-defender

Spybot is clean
adware is clean
Spyblaster is up to date
Norton antivirus is clean

I am wondering about the R1 And all of the OSEENUS are they ok?
His computer seems to be running very slow, there are a bunch of this stuff
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://g.msn.com/0SEENUS/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR
I cleaned all the temps, cookies, history
ran cleanup

Here is the log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:27:50 PM, on 1/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost... Read more

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Hi guys!
I dont know what is happening, I am good with computers but not that good , and I dont know what to do about it. I am getting a weird blue screen that restarts my laptop all of a sudden... These are the specs:

One thing I am sure of is that every time I got this BSOD i was running PS3 Media Server (java). My system is in Romanian so I tried my best at translating it. I just want to know what to do next. Thank you

Signature error:
Error even name: BlueScreen
Version SO: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
ID regional settings: 1048

More error Info:
BCCode: 1000009f
BCP1: 0000000000000004
BCP2: 0000000000000258
BCP3: FFFFFA8003CDF040
BCP4: FFFFF80000BA2740
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\092511-18361-01.dmp
C:\Users\Sebastian Catana\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-44787-0.sysdata.xml

A:BSOD 3rd time in 7 days error 1000009f

Hi sebicatana welcome to SF

Please follow these steps and upload here the crash\bsod folder.

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Hi everyone.

I recently bought a custom-made computer from a well established business in the UK.

The computer arrived and as I was installing everything onto it, the internet dropped out a few times. I thought nothing of it and continued. After a day or two, the dropping out happened more and more until after about 4-6 days, it become unusable.

I contacted the business, and they sent out a new network card. Whilst I was waiting for this to arrive, I tried using a USB adaptor instead of the installed card. This worked fine, until again, after 2 days or so, it started having the same issues and then stopped working completely after a similar amount of time.

The new network card has now arrived and after 2 days, the errors seem to start to be happening again. It has dropped out 3 times now and looks as though to be getting more frequent like before.

I have tried numerous attempts to fix the errors - resetting the adaptor, reinstalling the adaptor, pausing anti-virus, and all the other methods I could find online - but none have made any difference. Using the troubleshooter works okay for the first few times, but as the issue gets worse, it becomes less and less effective. The errors it reports change but most often it is related to a gateway not being available, or there being some form of IP issue.

Perhaps worth noting is that I use my phone as a hotspot as the internet signal is terrible where I have the computer. However, I've tested it, and it works absolutely fi... Read more

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For the most part, I finally got Windows 10 to work, except I have a micro-stuttering problem after just a few days of power-on time. I also have a WD My Cloud on my home network, so I'm wondering, does backing up to cloud storage have a negative impact on my system performance?

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Recently I have been getting BSODs very frequently after leaving my laptop on standby. It will just happen at seemingly random timings. Somtimes it happens after half an hour of standby, sometimes it takes a few hours. I have no idea what;s going on. I'm not so good with this IT stuff so please bear with me if I cant follow the jargon I have included the crash dump files here. Please do help

A:Frequent BSODs after leaving laptop on standby at random periods.

Daemon Tools, Alcohol 120% and Power Archiver Pro uses SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD), which is a well known BSOD causer. Uninstall Daemon Tools at first. Then download SPTD standalone installer from Disk-Tools.com, and execute the downloaded file as guided below :
Double click to open it.
Click this button only:

If it is grayed out, as in the picture, there is no more SPTD in your system, and you just close the window.
The intel RST driver you are using are very old.

Code:
fffff880`01069000 fffff880`011bd000 iaStor (deferred)
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\iaStor.sys
Image name: iaStor.sys
Timestamp: Tue Sep 14 06:53:32 2010 (4C8ECE94)
CheckSum: 00073894
ImageSize: 00154000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Download and install this particular version of Intel Rapid Storage Driver:
Version: 11.2.0.1006
Date: 06/07/2012
If you see that it is not for windows 7, but for Vista and XP, dont be afraid. Download and install it.

Free up the startup. Windows does not need any other program to auto start with it, but the auto start programs often conflicts and causes various problems including BSODs.
Click on the Start button
Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
Select the “Startup” tab.
Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
Apply > OK
Accept then restart.
Do some Disc checks.
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I just got comcast cable: can I leave the system (all components) on all the time.
All anti-virus, firewalls, etc. are operating.
 

A:Solved: leaving system "on" all the time

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Thank you all for your time, I got bsod every time I tried to install a new AV and do a prescan. After a while I searched and many places in the net told that the Gygabite App Center sometimes create this, so I uninstalled it, andthe BSOD stopped when using AV, but my pc got very slow. I atm followed a thead here for malware removal, and detected 3 instances of Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Google.D with Eset Scan online, I am waiting for an answer for eliminating them in the other thread, but want to check if the hardware have something to do with the bsod. So any help there? Thanks for your help, this site is REALLY a godsend for me
 

A:Since 3 days ago i got bsod all the time i wanted to scan with a new antivirus

If you can, post any minidumps created by the BSOD's by going to C:\windows\minidump and select all the .dmp files. Right-click sending all the files to a compressed(zipped)folder. Upload this folder as a file here.
 

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I thought I would have up to next July to decide when to get Win 10 going after the update procedure but it only gives 2 days  - how can I postpone it for much longer?

A:Win 10 ready updated but how to increase 2 days of postponement time?

You can postpone it indefinitely I think by just ignoring the message and closing the window. If you want, you can uninstall the KB3035583 and simply upgrade via the Media Creation Tool whenever you are ready.

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Hi,
in this video Laura E. Hunter from Microsoft describes behavior analytics: https://youtu.be/hNZdboDvnuU?t=1251
She says that ATA will analyze the behavior in a domain for 21 days and declare this as normal behavior. After the 21 days ATA will report unusual user behavior based on the 21 days analysis.
I have two questions about this:
1. Can we see the progress of the analysis somewhere? I searched through the ATA-center but there is nothing. Is it possible to see it in some kind of logfile or the Mongo-DB?
2. We have started ATA with one DC. What happens if we add our other DCs later? Will the analysis recognize behavior from those, also when the 21 days are already over?
I did not find anything about this 21 days analys period in the documentation. I'm more than happy with a hint if I have overseen something there.
Thanks in advance

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Here's my HJT logfile. Thanks in advance for your expert help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 18:51, on 10/6/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Broadcom\ASFIPMon\AsfIpMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Small Business\Business Contact Manager\BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\NinjaVideo\NinjaVideo Helper\NinjaVideo Helper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBCFMonitorService.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\Program Files\SigmaTel\C-Major Audio\WDM\StacSV.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
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A:I Love the Blue Screen of Death...computer shutting down all the time last 2 days

bump
 

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Hi all,

I have noticed that my laptop speed has been slowing down lately. I know that a couple of my friends used my laptop last week and I am not sure what sites they went to, but I was just wondering if everything on here is A-ok. Here's my HJT log; can anyone kindly look over it for me just to check if there are any trojans or what not? This is greatly appreciated, thanks in advance!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:21:08 PM, on 8/28/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\SAVAdminService.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\svcntaux.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\swdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
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Hi, I am Kinda New Blonde when it comes to the Technical things So Please Be Patient But I am getting A Blue Screen Continuously For no Apparent Reason. Here Is the Error Report Upon Reboot,
oblem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 0000000000000030
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000001
BCP4: FFFFF88007FA6A09
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\072111-34507-01.dmp
C:\Users\Jalene\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-50778-0.sysdata.xml
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 Bit
- the original installed OS on the system? Window 7 home Premium
- an OEM or full retail version? OEM
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer

- What is the age of system (hardware)? 3 Days Old
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) 3 Days Old.

Additionally I have A Wireless connection At Home And "Cricket broadband" Connection at Work. This Does Seem to Happen At Home But I cant Say for Sure As Im not On ALOT at Home. I have very Few Programs On the Computer And Have Tried a total Recovery Per Toshiba Reps..But that was Not Successful.

A:BSOD- New Laptop 3 days Old Please Help.

Ok Maybe I posted Something Wrong I'm Not Getting Anyone To View This LOL!
But Fyi Computer Just Did Updates And Rebooted Not Sure If I neeD To Attach Some More Stuff.
Ill delete this Post If I dont Get any Help Buy 8 In the Morning And Bring it Back To Best Buy.
Thanks In Advance For Your Help.

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I recently bought my HP Pavilion for school, as of a few days ago I noticed I didn't have sound anymore? I have tried going to my control panel, device manager, and checking the sounds, I have made sure the volume is not on mute, device manager states that my volume, speakers, and headphones are working. I don't know what else to do! Any help would be appreciated!
 

A:No sound, new laptop only 45 days old.

A recent Windows 10 update is causing sound issues. See here for more info: https://news.google.com/search?q=sound "windows 10"&hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en
 

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