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Laptop Keyboard driving me crazy

Q: Laptop Keyboard driving me crazy

I bought this new laptop and now whn I type faster or put my fingers relaxed and then type quickly.. every 2 or 3 letters I try to type the cursor or jumps back 4 or 5 letters or deletes the whole or part of a word and then starts from there or the cursor ends up in another tab or table etc or the window suddenly gets minimized(it is not a virus.. it is the damn keyboard). I tried typing slowly to see if my fingers hit some other button by mistake but I don't see it .. even if it did.. what kinda button on the whole keyboard makes the cursor jump few lines back or few letters back or delete half of a word and start there. I really had to stop and type this extremely slowly like as if I was typing on a blackberry or something.. it is ****ing annoying as hell.. do I have to return this piece of crap now???

btw if you are interested it is a ACER ASPIRE AS5315-2848 LAPTOP PC(2.1GHz/1GB).

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A: Laptop Keyboard driving me crazy

Is it possible that you are without realizing it, letting part of you hand touch the touch pad while you are typing? This is a fairly common thing with touch pads on laptops. I have always disabled my touchpad and used a laptop mouse on my laptops for this reason and the fact that I don't like touchpads also.

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Its driving me mad... my laptop is about 8 months old and i dont use it an awful lot.
Ive read up about this problem before and a lot of people say its the battery - with mine, its not because the problem doest change even if i take the battery out.
As i said, its not old and not dirty and ive checked all the typing settings but nothing will correct this problem and it makes me want to thrw this thing out the window

example:

It tok me abo 5 minute to writ the paragaph above hen actualy im a reall fast typr but i cannt typefast anymore and i ge rrelly frustated

please help me
 

A:My laptop keyboard is driving me crazy - keeps missing out letters and spaces!

Sounds like you need a new keyboard.

Try a different OS to see if the problem goes away. If it doesn't, it is a hardware problem.

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Two days ago my keyboard started doing this:

_"T6he 6house about 6h blocks down 5got 5g 5green bus6hes._"

what I actually typed:

"The house about 6 blocks down got 5 green bushes."

Also my control key now opens my windows media player. Worst of all, every time I type an "s" it opens a help tab!!! Imagine trying to type when every time you hit the s you would open a new tab!

Windows vista 64 bit
4gb ram
If you need any other info please ask. My typing frustration is too high to put anything else right now (i am having to paste every s!!)

 

A:Keyboard is driving me crazy! Help!!

http://www.amazon.com/Ideazon-Stealth-Illuminated-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B000V62BZU
 

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I have a Compaq Presario 2570US laptop. Of late, whenever I type something, whether in MS Word, Search Engine Search Bar or even in this message etc, my computer DELETES (backspaces) what I type on its own. Sometimes it deletes a letter, a couple words or every darn thing I type.

Also when I am in Explorer, it would "back" to a previous page until it gets to the first page I was on.

When there are no windows open, the computer continuosly "beeps" like it is trying to backspace something.

I thought it was a virus, but newly installed Norton found nothing. I also thought it was a hijacker, but Xoft Spy found nothing.

I "restored" my system with the Restore System Discs and everything was normal/quiet for about a week and a half, or so, and then the problem started again.

Really frustratung, cause I cannot type what I want and I cant seem to find the problem

HELP!!!! PLEASE!!!!

A:Help!!!! My laptop is going crazy (and driving me crazy too)

Hello Ralanders and welcome to TSF...

Couple of items you need in order to begin our process:

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Please download HijackThis http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/HijackThis.exe - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/KRC%...20Analyzer.zip and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in 'y' if you agree. The 'result.txt' file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. You don't need to post the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

If you have a fast internet connection (broadband), run an online virus scan at TrendMicro http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/ente...all_launch.php. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan.... Read more

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Hi everyone, I am new to this site I hope you can help. For about the last 6 months my laptop keeps shutting down. First I kept getting messages saying windows is closing down this could be due to recent hardware installed(even though i have not installed anything) other messages saying that are checking file fat 32, other times it just shuts down with no messages, then i have problems trying to get it to come on again, on one occasion i turned it on and off 10 times, eventually it came back on. sometimes i can get it on for 2 days then it shuts down again. I havent been able to get it on for 3 days. I have tried holding down the on button, checked that theres no lose plugs cables, taken battery out put it back in again, re booting.
someone said take the back off and check for dust but i don't have the small screwdriver to open it. I have had 2 tech guys in work look at it, they said there is nothing wrong. PC world want 120 just to look at it. is there something i can do before i start paying out ridiculous s. It's a compaq presario 700 i have had it 4 years. I not technical at all, so if you can help please keep your answers simple. thanks.
 

A:Laptop is driving me crazy

Difficult to diagnose this from your description. I have seen Dell equipment behave like this and require a fix to the power control board but that is not quaranteed.
Avoid PC World and have a local shop look at it - the problem is that a new PC is not going to cost the earth today. If you need a totally relaible repair shop (in the east midlands) you could PM me.
 

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I did a format and installation of Win98SE on a IBM Thinkpad 1400. After the installation it was clear that windows did not detect any video drivers. Since the owner could not find any driver disks. I went to the IBM webiste, downloaded a driver for the display adapter and followed their directions. This did not change the appearance. So I downloaded a video driver. This at least let the size of the display above 480 x 640. However, the only time the font is not fuzzy is at a display setting of 1024 x 768, however, the pictures are still not clear.

I ran a quick report from Everett and have posted it below. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

--------[ EVEREST Home Edition (c) 2003, 2004 Lavalys, Inc. ]-----------------------------------------------------------

Version EVEREST v1.51.195
Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
Report Type Quick Report
Computer H2M3E7
Generator Andrea Frazier
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98 SE 4.10.2222A (Win98 SE)
Date 2005-03-13
Time 15:37
--------[ Windows Video ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[ NeoMagic MagicGraph 128ZV+ ]

Video Adapter Properties:
Device Description NeoMagic MagicGraph 128ZV+
Installed Drivers Nmgc.drv

Video Adapter Manufacturer:
Company Name NeoMagic Corporation
Product Information http://www.neomagic.com/product/product.asp
Driver Download http://www.neomagic.com/product/enduser.asp
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A:Laptop monitor driving me crazy!

All LCD screens need to be run at their "native resolution" for best clarity.

Probably that is 1024 x 768 in your case.

But you only have 8 bit (256 color) set. That will cause degradation of images.

Try 16 bit.
 

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Basically: http://www.techsupportforum.com/for...ithout-reason-while-playing-games-540815.html

If you read that, you should get all the info that is up to date.
The fellow on that site was helping a lot, but I haven't heard from him since that last post and I REALLY need some help on this one. No offence to him at all, he was helping a tonne. I have no idea what's going on with my computer, and I literally might smash it soon, which I can't afford to do. Money's tight and I can't go spending on a whole new computer.

I may have mentioned in the other forum that my games would run if I ran them just off the battery of my laptop. That has changed as of late and for some magical reason, it's now crashing no matter how I play my games.

I'm looking into a new power cable for my laptop.
Would that fix anything, or just be a waste of money? Is this like a motherboard issue or what?
I just really need some help here.
If you can help, at all, I'd really really really really appreciate it.
 

A:Crazy laptop issues are driving me nuts.

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Hi, I am new to this forum. Thank you for having me. I have a weird one for any of you computer gurus out there, a real brainteaser.

I have an HP Pavilion notebook model zt3000, running on XP. This problem occurred about six months ago, but I'm just getting around to fixing it now

Upon startup one day, the screen suddenly went black. However, it is not black all the time. If I hit F8 it will sometimes scroll some white numbers. It also flashes brightly if I do a hard boot shutdown. In short, I'm certain the screen itself is good.

It is not the hard drive either, as far as I can tell. I have taken the drive and put it in another laptop, and it runs fine.

Upon suggestion of a friend, I just replaced the video inverter board. No change.

I have read on other boards about older XP laptops sometimes having black display problems with larger, replacement HD's, if that drive is larger than 100GB. The drive I have in there now is 160GB (I think the orig. was around 40GB), but I ran it for months with no problem, then all the sudden -- POOF! -- black screen, and it has been that way ever since. Supposedly, or allegedly, you have to partition the new drive so that no single partition is larger than 100GB.

Does anyone have any insight into this weird dilemma? I really like this unit, and would like to get it up and running again.

I am willing to spend the time to diagnose and repair this on my own. I just need to run the proper diagnostics to find out what is broke... Read more

A:Help! Black screen on HP laptop driving me crazy!

I don't know about some of the older HP laptops, but a lot of the newer ones, especially the dv series, have video cards that were not soldered properly and can cause intermittent video issues eventually dying altogether. Does the BIOS screen display properly, then the screen goes black? Or does nothing ever come up?
 

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Hi all, new here. I don't know where to begin so I'll tell you from when I tried to uninstall Nero 11....
I had the trial version of Nero 11 on my laptop and realised that it took up over 1gb of space, and it was about 6 months past the trial date, lol. So I tried to uninstall it and omg what a farce! I could not uninstall it using the control panel> add/remove programs so I downloaded one of those programs which could help do it for you. I think it was CCleaner, or something like that..

While I was trying to uninstall Nero 11 I decided I was going to do a disk cleanup, and because I was in a clean up mood I decided to do a defragmentation (however you spell it) because I had recently read that it's good to do them at least once a month. It was my first time in 2/3 years of having my laptop :/

Somewhere down the line I think the defrag crashed so I restarted my laptop and googled how long it usually took. Some said 1-2 hours so I decided to do it when I went to bed, and leave my laptop on running doing the thing...

I woke up and my laptop was off (fgs lol) so I wasn't sure if it defraged it...

I then noticed my laptop froze,so I had to hold the power button and turn it off like that..

I started up again, did the same thing. Restarted and repeated for about 5 more times before I used my brain and started up in safe mode. I don't know if it's because I started up in safe mode or not but it seems to not crash..

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A:Solved: Acer laptop keeps freezing and it is driving me crazy.

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my kb is messed.

i have an acer travelmate 630 laptop....and more and more of the keys are not working with each passing month....i can only type with the on screen kb from windows, which sux cuz it takes like 20 mins for this msg alone....plz help.

'sum things u shud know:

-the keys that now dont work used to work if u held them down for a long time at regular pressure....now that doesnt happen.....then, they used to work if u had shift/caps lokon.........not ne-more.

-i had this problem once b4 and it corrected itself sumhow

-the keys r clean

-ive tried re-installing drivers

-sumtimes late at nite, one of the broken keys start working again, but just for a short time

-the broken keys so far (that i know of) are:

a f x c n , . / "left alt key"

-i cantbuy a new 1 becuz its a laptop
thank u so much for reading...........PLEASE HELP!

thx,

geta

ps: when u hold down o,n,c, and e, "oye" appears....which means the keys r still responsive.

and f,g,n, gives "gh"
 

A:please help!!! - my laptop keyboard is going crazy!!!!!

You probably need to replace the keyboard - they are replaceable in most if not all all laptops. They are however not cheap and have to be order specifcally for your laptop model.

You can also buy an external PS/2 or USB keyboard and use that instead - this is the cheaper solution but maybe not the most convenient one.
 

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The problem is very similar to others reported previously but I think that the cause is different.
Sometimes when a key is pressed, a random character that does not correspond to the one I pressed is printed on the screen (it could be more than one and/or they are printed continuously) like when a liquid is spilled on the keyboard.
I have noticed that this happens specially when the laptop is left for a couple of hours without activity. Rebooting (and turning it on after some days), unplugging the battery, formatting does not work and I am pretty sure that is not a virus or liquid spilled problem.
However the problem is solved when I run a memory diagnostic with the Memtest86+ software; after one or two passes I reboot the computer and the problem is gone, but if I leave it alone for some time the problem returns.

I will appreciate any help regarding to detecting and solving the problem; if more information is needed please let me know.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Laptop keyboard gone crazy

try to see f the manufactuar has a driver for it then uninstall the device and reinstall it with that driver
 

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Relatively ignorant on this problem. I have a gigabyte GA 7zx motherboard with an 800 duron chip. Have a PNY nvidia graphics card and have recently put in a Diamond DT-688 sound card. As in the post below I can't get recording to work with the mic. I tried reinstalling the drivers again and now I am getting a message which reads, "There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive\Device\Harddisk2\DR5"

I haven't a clue what this means since I don't know how to put a disk in a harddisk. Any ideas?
 

A:Crazy message is driving me crazy

Well its probably reffering to some kind of storage device you are using, if you have any beside One EIDE harddisk...

What's the Operating system you're working with? Do you have 2hardrives or a zip drive or something? A SCZI drive perhaps? Are you trying, albeit inadvertantly, to record on your CDRW drive?
 

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Hi guys, my keyboard is constantly turning on and off the shift key on its own in an unpredictable manner. It makes typing extremely annoying and interferes with operating windows on my laptop.

Not sure if it's the laptop hardware itself is the issue or something else like a virus etc, because the problem is replicated using the on-screen keyboard and external keyboard as well.

I've ran an Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus scan and everything seems to be OK. Any help or advice will be highly appreciated. The laptop is a LEnovo Thinkpad E420, thanks.

A:Laptop keyboard is acting crazy

Could be due to sticking keys. First thing I'd suggest is to turn the computer upside down and firmly tap the underside to try dislodging debris which might be under the keys. Laptop keyboards are capable of catching lots of unwanted treasures inside.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:00:36 AM, on 5/22/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Executive Software\DiskeeperLite\DKService.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Nick\Desktop\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.espn.com/R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fw... Read more

A:Pop-ups Are Driving Me Crazy!

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum Fyre Click on Start/Run,type CMD then press Ok.At the Command Prompt copy and paste the following commands pressing Enter after each one.SC STOP cmdServiceSC DELETE cmdServiceThen type EXIT then press Enter.Restart your pc.************************It appears you've no virus protection installed.Download\install one of the following freeware options from the choice below.Once installed update its definitions and then run a full system virus scan.AVG7 Free Edition Antivirus:http://free.grisoft.com/softw/70free/setup...ree_446a965.exeAvast! 4 Home Edition: http://files.avast.com/iavs4pro/setupeng.exeActive Virus Shield There's a nice setup tutorial Here:http://www.activevirusshield.com/antivirus/freeav/*************************Download\install 'SuperAntiSpyware Home Edition Free Version' from here:http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfi...ANTISPYWAREFREELaunch SuperAntiSpyware and click on 'Check for updates'.Once the updates have been installed,on the main screen click on 'Scan your computer'.Check: 'Perform Complete Scan'.Click 'Next' to start the scan.Superantispyware will now scan your computer,when it's finished it will list all/any infections found.Make sure everything found has a checkmark next to it,then press 'Next'.Click on 'Finish' when you've done.It's possible that the program will ask you to reboot in order to delete some files.Obtain the SuperAntiSpyware log as follows:Click on 'Pr... Read more

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I keep getting partypoker, winfixer and other random pop-ups which are driving me crazy. This happens even when I do not have IE running. Stupidly, I'd left my laptop on the other night with the volume up as I'd been watching a movie. At approximately 3am, I was awakened by someone shouting. After recovering from my heart attack, I realised that the shouting was coming from the computer. I need to get this crap off of my computer.

I use Zone Alarms firewall, Symantec AntiVirus along with Spybot, Spy Sweeper and Microsoft AntiSpyware and they all find nothing. I've read 1000 forums, tried using Virtumundobegone (which found nothing apart from the odd statcounter cookie) and have tried to analyse my own Hijackthis log but cannot see anything that is mentioned on the web (arggh - I just got another partypoker popup as i type this).

My log is as follows:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 18:12:12, on 03/01/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
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A:HELP!!!! Pop ups are driving me crazy

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted.

Please read this post completely before begining the fix. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Please ensure that there aren't any any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.


* * * * * * ADDITIONAL DOWNLOADS * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Download & install CleanUp.exe (not recommended for WinXP64)

Download and install Ewido Security SuiteWhen installing, under "Additional Options",uncheck - Install background guard

Have Ewido update itself & then exit the program.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido

'UNPLUG'/DISCONNECT your computer from the Internet when you have finished downlaoding.
It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order.


* * * * * * FIXING ENTRIES WITH HIJACKTHIS * * * * * * * * * *


Do a HijackThis scan & place a check next to these items and select "Fix checked":

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dell.co.uk/myway
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://mysearch.myway.com/jsp/dellsidebar.jsp?p=DK
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Where do I begin...

Well first, I had my homepage continually being changed to "about:blank" but i think i fixed that.

Next, every once ina while when I will just type in a website (hotmail, google, etc) it will redirect me to adult pages and popups one after another.

Besides that, a constant problem is that when I click on a link in IE, the program freezes for at least 10 seconds, with the hourglass mouse, and the little IE flag thing up in the right corner doesn't do that motion thing it does when loading a page, until after the program freezes for a bit.

FYI: I have done repeated virus scans, and scans using SpyBot search and destroy, Xoft Spy, NoAdware, and have used CWShredder (whihch I believe got rid of the about:blank homepage).

PLEASE HELP ME this is driving me crazy!!!

Thanks for reading this
 

A:Driving me crazy... :\

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Hi,

New to the site so hello all. I'm having an issue and I'm not quite sure what it is, when I'm on the net and using my usual websites (Facebook, business stuff etc) I could be on it and if I need to do something I may close them and sometimes when I come back I try to open the same website I was just on say 5 minutes ago I get an error message saying "This webpage is not available, ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED" Keeping in mind I was on the website not long ago?? When I try other pages they seem to work fine, This is very frustrating as the only way to solve it sometimes is to restart the computer so I can get on the page I want. Has anyone got any ideas what this could be? I use Google Chrome if that makes a difference.

Thanks

Troy
 

A:Driving me crazy!

Anyone at all??
 

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Hello!

I am having a problem with pop up ads. I have used ad aware 2007, spybot search and destroy, and windows defender to no avail. I ran a hijack this log and here is what I have: Thanks for any help!



Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:58:15 AM, on 8/3/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LxrSII1s.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
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A:Pop ups driving me crazy!

Hi...

Close all programs leaving only HijackThis running. Place a check against each of the following, making sure you get them all and not any others by mistake:


Click on Fix Checked when finished and exit HijackThis.
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cust...search/ie.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cust.../www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cust.../www.yahoo.com
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - - (no file)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [runner1] C:\WINDOWS\retadpu77.exe 61A847B5BBF72815358B2B27128065E9C084320161C4661227A755E9C2933154389A28452DA545E9B1894E754BE54C29159A7DA197C7734672DE3F516CAC59B6
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemOptimizer] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\kqfnponx.dll",forkonce
O23 - Service: Viewpoint Manager Service - Viewpoint Corporation - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe

Delete these files/Folders in bold if found.

Files

C:\WINDOWS\retadpu77.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\kqfnponx.dll


Folders

C:\Program Files\Viewpoint


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OK, so I've used 20 cd r's and tried compressing through operating system, but still have gotten nowhere. Trying to take video from an 8mm camcorder and burn it on a data disc, so as when it is put into any computer, new or old, it will automatically play. Problem is, video is way to big to fit on the discs and dob't know how to compress it through Nero so it fits. Have tried video cd, but end up with alot of file icons (which are confusing to clients) and have to open the proper file with the "how would you like to open this" whcih is also confusing and time consuming. Any suggestions? Anyone. Many thanks........Scott
 

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Most video files such as DivX and Mpeg4 are alredy compressed, and cant be compressed any further. If you really want to put it on a cd you will have to divide the film into sections eg. 1000mgs = 2x 500mb parts. As far as i know this can be achieved with windows movie maker, or any other video authoring software.

Hope this helps, if you really want it on one cd, try a Dual Layer DVD rewirter you'll be able to fit it on there.

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I recently downloaded a 'script update' for MSN Messenger Plus. Then I started to get a lot of CiD popups. I googled it and read about finding a program in the control panal that might have (CiD) attached to it. I removed it but still have tons of popups. Can anyone help me? Three years with this computer and never a problem. My operating system is XP.
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Since last night, every time I open a new webpage I get my Avast notification sound saying "Warning, a virus has been detected" but nothing else! I get it every time I bounce from one site to another, regardless of the site. Hotmail.com Myspace.com Facebook.com whatever. I think I may be infected with something.Here is my DDS log:DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Home at 7:16:56.64 on Thu 04/02/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_12Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3327.2039 [GMT -4:00]AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1229 [VPS 081122-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcsC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aaw... Read more

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I'm not sure what the malware is called or how I got it but I can't seem to shake it. About once a day I will get about 15 explorer windows popping open, separated by about 15 seconds each. They come to the forefront so I have to stop whatever I'm working on in order to deal with each one individually. Any help on how to get rid of them would be GREATLY appreciated... this has been going on for months.

Thanks!

DDS (Version 1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Bryan Keller at 17:23:03.73 on Sun 11/23/2008
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1389 [GMT -6:00]

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Internet Security Suite\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\iaantmon.exe
"C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\svchost.exe"
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
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Please copy this page to Notepad and Save it to your Desktop in order to assist you when carrying out the following instructions.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding.
Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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Working on a friends computer. Have ran CWS, Adaware,S&D and still getting pop up. Seems running processes are a little high but the rest of the log I do not see anything wrong.

Any help

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:24:08, on 1/08/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Agnitum\OUTPOS~1.0\outpost.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\NCS\PROSet\PRONoMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMTray.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\Probe\AsusProb.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
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Evening friends

So - i have a dvd burner, managed somehow! to burn a few half baked home videos using Ulead and Pinnicle software...but im at a complete loss regarding how much you can fill on one of these disks, be it dvd-r or + etc.... and whats the best disk to mess about with ie, to rewrite things over and over while i get to grips with editing my camcorder footage and checking the playback quality....Does it take a while to erase disks...why cant they be like videotapes and simply go over old footage? or can they? please help?

While im hear, not asking too much i know, but its fustrating..i have the gear but just cant seem to get the results.

I simply want to put all my vhs stuff onto disks...i want to re-edit my stuff and put on titles..ok so i have the software to do this...back to pinnicle and ulead 9.0...but like everything computer wise...sort one problem out up comes another.

Please tell me, best method ( in english ) if i want say a 2hour disk of home footage..putting on a couple of my newly edited movies and outtake clips...what disk is the best for quality. And can it be done easliy what problems will i be facing...already it comes up with, 'this disk is not empty...etc' drives me mad.

cheers
and
byes
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Us a RW disc for testing, they can be written too many times.. Only takes a short time to erase.

Time wise the amount of footage you can put on disc depends on the bitrate. You could if you wanted get up to 7+ hours on a single 4.7 GB DVD using a very low bitrate.

Low bitrate makes a lower quality video though. There's a calculator here to help you determine bitrate: http://www.videohelp.com/calc.htm

For VHS 6000 is more than sufficient to maintain quality, that will give you about 1 1/2 hours of video on a single DVD. You can lower it, get yourself that RW and find out what's acceptable to you.
 

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Normal Startup is ticked in System Configuration Tool. At startup I get the nag telling me I started in either Diagnostic or Selective mode. Normal startup is ticked, I also tick the don't show this msg again. Upon restart I get nagged again, while I'm still showing Normal startup. HELP!!!!!!!
 

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hmm i dunno if this helps, but i have mine on selective with everything selected. Seeing as i have never changed it this must be how xp installs it to run. Any reason why you want it to start up on normal startup?
 

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Ok, so i built this computer about 9-10 months ago. i have had this problem from the very first boot up and i have yet to figure out what it is.

I realized it for the first time when i started playing WoW. Every few minutes, my computer freezes up and the sound starts stuttering. This will go on for 4-5 seconds then normal play will resume. This gets very annoying, especially in PvP.

I get the same problem with all the high-end games i play: Half-life 2, UT 2k4, etc. I can play the original half-life and other older games with no problems at all.

Also, when i try to rip music CDs to my harddrive, using either windows media or iTunes, my sound starts stuttering like it does in-game and i get the infamous blue screen of death.

The BSoD gives me this error:

STOP: 0x0000009c (0x00000004, 0x80545FF0, 0xB2000000, 0x00070F0F)

im not quite sure what that means...

My specs:
AMD Athelon 3400+
GeForce 6800
1 GB of Geil ultra RAM

Please someone help!! This problem is driving me crazy!

Thanks.
 

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Ok, I just got a new mic...and when i went to use it
I get an error message that says "Your computers audio output is already in use by another application. The only other application I could possibly have is audio rack...which was disabled when i went from Windows98 to Windows xp. When we switched over we downloaded all the updated drivers for everything to work right. I have not gotten rid of Audio rack yet...do I need to or is there possibly something else that is causing this problem....PLEASE HELP ME!
Thanks
Stubby
 

A:Can't Use My Mic Driving Me Crazy

I know this isn't a serious problem...but its the only comuication i have with family. Could someone please tell me what I need to do fix this problem.
Thank you
 

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hi Guys

\i have spent two days on my own with every malware program I could find. Even bought some. Now i don't get the ads but every minute a message comes up telling me that one has beenn blocked. Please and thank you.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:33:22 AM, on 30/10/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18319)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Advisor\HPAdvisor.exe
C:\Users\Ramona\Program Files (x86)\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\Media\TV\TVAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\DVDAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\Media\TSMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\Media\Kernel\CLML\CLMLSvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
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A:CiD ads driving me crazy

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!
You have two anti-virus programs running, which will cause trouble. Uninstall one of them.

Download OTS.exe to your Desktop and double-click on it to extract the files. It will create a folder named OTS on your desktop.

Close any open browsers.
If your Real protection or Antivirus intervenes with OTS, allow it to run.
Open the OTS folder and double-click on OTS.exe to start the program.
In Additional Scans section put a check in Disabled MS Config Items and EventViewer logs
Now click the Run Scan button on the toolbar.
The program will be scanning huge amounts of data so depending on your system it could take a long time to complete. Let it run unhindered until it finishes.
When the scan is complete Notepad will open with the report file loaded in it.
Save that notepad file
Use the Reply button, scroll down to the attachments section and attach the notepad file here.

NOTE: The only people who can see attachments in the HJT forum are: the thread starter, Admins & Mods, and HJT Helpers & Trainees.
 

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I am having serveral different problems. #1 If I do any kind of search in IE it kicks me off, I can use any pages that I've bookmarked, very strange. #2 I keep getting a pop for installing Microsoft office 2000. #3 winanti virus what is this. Among other pop ups these the main ones. I have run spybot and combo fix. Nothing is working. Should I reinstall IE? I am using XP, and I have attached a hijack log. Please help me. Thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:12:34 PM, on 8/22/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\Omniserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hpzipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\S3tray2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox\StatusClient\StatusClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\OrderReminder\OrderReminder\OrderReminder.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
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Recently I was running my desktop with 1gig ram (2x512), since the pc is used as "server" for small business purpose of running company software on sql i thought i could boost speed by maxing out memory.

So I bought 4 1gig chips and installed them, everything seemed to be working okay until ever so frequently the blue screen of death would show up and the computer would restart automatically.

I ran memtest86 and the chips passed, however in windows memory diagnostic they failed the LRAND test. I ran it all night and failed 80 plus times, all four chips.

I later found out that 32 bit systems cannot read more than 3.62 gigs, so i removed two 1 gig chips and now running on 2x512 + 2x1024 which brings the ram to 3gigs now. After running windows server 2003 for five minutes, bam! the same thing all over again. blue screen of death showing "irql_not_less_or_equal"

I know the RAM is the issue but why and how can i fix it is what i need to know. someone mentioned it might be the motherboard, but can that be the issue if only the 2 512mb chips work with no problems?

Please help.
 

A:RAM is driving my PC crazy!

You'll need to check each chip individual by having them installed 1gb at a time. I'd put the two 512mb chips back in and then one of the 1gb chips and see how that does for a while, etc.
 

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Hi guys & Gals! I am a newbie and drop in to see if any body else has asked the same question I'm about to ask & I'm sure they have, but I can't find it and I'm sure there is an easy answer but HOW do I get rid of the >>> in an email to send it on? Personally I HATE it when I get it on emails myself! Much thanks if someone can help me.
Diva
 

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did something stupid and deleted everything in my partitions and hd trying to figure out why im getting all these red lines and dots ... in an attemp to reinstall windows 7 ( clean ) i deleted everything.. now on boot says BOOTMGR is missing.. i put in the win 7 disc everything seems fine.. and after i try to make a new partition it doesnt do anything i get some sort of error... i have been using windows 7 since it came out with no problems.. now after i deleted everything i am in HELL... been tryin to figure out a fix for hours .. any help would be appreciated thanks!
 

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i am constantly getting pop ups, and not just in little pop up windows, it opens a whole new browser, and it happens about every 10 min. also every once in a while a little instalation screen pops up and tries to instal something.
im also now getting redirects, ..... please help me
David

here is my hijack this log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 9:24:31 PM, on 1/11/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\M-Audio\Fast Track USB\MAUSBFTInst.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\Omniserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd .exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray .exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05 .exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\M-AudioTaskBarIcon.exe
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I'm also now getting a c:/WINDOWS/17Holmes572.exe message
 

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Several months ago when I shut the computer down the light indicating hard drive activity would go out but the power light would stay on. I turned the power off using the switch on the power supply. When I attempted to restart the computer it would not boot up. I decided to do a clean install using the OEM disk that I purchased when I built the computer several years ago. I went through the steps of doing a clean install and the installation would get to the "completing installation" step and after a couple of minutes the screen would go black. I tried to use the Windows disk to do a start up repair several times. The process would show that Windows 7 was installed and all of the repair sets were successfully. I tried new hard drives and downloaded an ISO file from Microsoft. I read someplace that the ASUS A8N SLI Deluxe, which was the motherboard I was using, would not run windows 7. I had used this motherboard for about 8 years running window 7 but I decided to replace everything except the video card and solve my problem. Now with a new motherboard, new CPU, new memory and a new power supply, I am still having the same problem. The installation is normal until it attempts the last restart and it dies. I have decided it is me that is causing the problem but I do not know what I am doing wrong and must be repeating my error each time I try to do a clean install.
Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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Very Very long story short. The power went out here again. it gave us computer problems. Now the only problem left is The loading screen on Win. XP Home Edition. A few programs also run slow. Its not a memory problem I have 149 GB total and have 136 free. My husband said something about the computer is running in PIO and should be in DMA (at least I think that what he called it) He switched it to use DMA when available, but no change Says he need to chage it in the Bios, but has no clue how to do that. Please help!!
There are no Virus, Adware, Spyware, or temp files right now. I ran Disk clean up, Check drive for errors, defrag. I'm so confused.
 

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What exactly happens at the loading screen?

By saying some programs run slow, I assume you mean that other than that and the loading screen, the computer runs normally?
 

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A few days ago I was eating lunch went to the kitchen and my pc had rebooted not by me. Ever since the thing has run very slow, and seems like loads of things are running.

When it started up, my symantec had the msg pop up saying "Live Update Warning! There is not enough disk space to install all available updates. Click 'Yes' for help on freeing up disk space." There was 72G free just before the pc rebooted, with about 35G in the recycle bin. Now only 1 file in the recycle bin and I've gotten several different sized free when I go to my computer to see properties of c drive. I've gotten 72G, 44g, 0 space and a few others.

I ran Malwarebytes, Ad-aware, and Avast in safe mode, all of which said it found something, and I needed to reboot to let it work at start up, but none actually came back on when windows started.

Stored videos/music run VERY slow, if I type something in the google chrome search bar and hit enter, most of the time nothing happens. The strangest thing seems to be that the longer it runs the slower it gets... Usually Ican figure this stuff out but this one is driving me crazy! Thanks in advance!!!

John

BTW I'm running Vista 64 personal, and have a 300G hd with 4G ram.

Here Hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:28:56 AM, on 5/13/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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A:Not sure what this is, but is driving me crazy.

So I ran Malware Bytes just to see what the log said, and It deleted 18 pieces of pup.whitesmoke... Now what?
 

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Hi Guys,I am being bombarded lately with pop-up ads and they are driving me crazy! I have run A-Squared, Ad-Aware SE, and Spyware Blaster and cleaned up all I know to. Would you please check my most recent Log and tell me what I need to do to get rid of these annoying ads? I must have something hidden deep in my computer.I really appreciate all you guys do. You have been a big help to me and many others in the past. Thanks,StaciLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 8:30:55 AM, on 11/3/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\INTERV~1\WinDVR\WINSCH~1.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Keyboard\Ikeymain.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_FATI9AA.EXEC:\Program Files\BellSouth Internet Tools\blsloader.exeC:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exeC:\Program Files\2Wire HomePortal Monitor\2portalmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\nurjknp.exeC:\WINDOWS\gqkukic.exeC:\... Read more

A:Pop-ups Driving Me Crazy!

Hello,It's better to print out the next instructions or save it in notepad, because you also have to work in safe mode without networking support, so this page wouldn't be available then.It is also important you don't miss a step and perform everything in the right order!!First of all, go to start > controlpanel > software > add/remove Programs and uninstall next:Windows Overlay ComponentsReboot afterwards.* Please set your system to show all files; please see here if you're unsure how to do this.* Download and install CCleanerDo not use it yet.* Please download ewido:http://www.ewido.net/en/download/Let it update, but don't let it scan yet!!* Please download AproposFix from here:http://swandog46.geekstogo.com/aproposfix.exeSave it to your desktop but do NOT run it yet.* Reboot into Safe Mode`: ( without networking support !) This is really important this has to be done in safe mode!!!!?To get into the Safe mode as the computer is booting press and hold your "F8 Key". Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key.* Once in Safe Mode, please double-click aproposfix.exe.This will create a new folder on your desktop called aproposfix. Open the aproposfix folder on your desktop and run RunThis.bat. Follow the prompts.* Start HijackThis, close all open windows leaving only HijackThis running. Place a check against each of the following:R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet E... Read more

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this is driving me crazy and nobody seems to understand what's wrong....

Since a few days, for some misterious reasons, when I go to hotmail login page, I put my user ID and password, I press log in and I get the blank page....
Then I put this following proxy server, it's just a free random one, u103n202.hfx.eastlink.ca and sometimes I succeed to log in the internet, other times not.
Does anyone have an explanation?
 

A:this is driving me crazy

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I have 3 hotmail accounts that come through OE6. The last couple of days one of them started acting really strange. It started out giving my mail doubled. I had 2 of every e-mail I got. Yesterday, I noticed I could not send an e-mail. I got this error message:
"The server reported an internal error. Account: 'Hotmail', Server: 'http://services.msn.com/svcs/hotmail/httpmail.asp', Protocol: HTTPMail, Server Response: 'Internal Server Error', Port: 0, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC3D"
Then I noticed in my preview screen of the e-mail on the same account this message:
"Message could not be displayed
Outlook Express encountered an unexpected problem while displaying this message. Check your computer for low memory or low disk space and try again."
And a little box comes up with this error message:
"Outlook Express could not download the requested message. It is likely that the message was removed or expired from the server. Subject 'Recommendation from [email protected]', Account: 'blessed1202', Server: 'http://services.msn.com/svcs/hotmail/httpmail.asp', Protocol: HTTPMail, Server Response: 'Internal Server Error', Port: 0, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800CCC3D"

The other 2 accounts come through and send just fine. Anybody know what the problem is?

I have OE 6 and Windows XP
 

A:OE is driving me crazy

The usual fix for this problem is to make another Hotmail account identical to the one that's not working right then delete the corrupt one.
 

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Well recently ive been getting these new pop ups that have a title begining with '::5' . Has anyone else gotten this?...Its driving me crazy,sometimes five of them pop up at the same time. Ive ran spybot and adware and it still continues to happen. Can someone please help me stop it....thanks in advance and BTW im new to the forum
 

A:New Pop-ups driving me crazy, please help

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I'm having problems with Adobe Reader It's not opening up all the documents I need it to open up. What do I do? Can I download another program that is better.
 

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Adobe Reader should open any PDF document, if it won't you could try reinstalling it.

As an alternative try this: http://www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/
 

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I'm having a problem loading the motherboard software - using the express installer. Its an Intel board that claims to have USB 2.0 type ports, however after I had the OS installed etc. I pluged in my iPod only to get an error saying I had a fast device plugged into a slow port.
I then remembered I had forgotten to install the MB software, aso I tried to install using the Express installer CD that came with the board. This got about 50% through and then put the system into shutdown, upon re-start you get to the windows start up screen and then nothing, you never reach the login screen.
So I decided to start at the beginning again and re-loaded the OS. So I was back getting the same USB error. Then I tried installing the MB software manually (as recommended on the Intel site) but again I have the same issue. So to get anywhere I need to install the OS again.
What am I doing wrong?
Do I need to get the MB software loaded first? and if so how do I wipe the HD in order to do that.
Or
With the OS installed how do I install the MB stuff and get the USB ports functioning properly?
 

A:its driving me crazy!!!

The reason why you are getting the message is because your motherboard might not support USB 2.0 speed.

Read this forum http://forums.techguy.org/t340223.html and you should be able to find out whether your motherboard can support USB 2.0.
 

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I'm a new poster and I am having a very annoying problem. After about five minutes of surfing the net, my system will no longer allow me to access any websites. I get the "cannot find server or DNS error". If I shut down my computer and restart, it will work again for a few minutes, then the same thing happens.Here is my HijackThis log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:31:49 PM, on 7/29/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exeC:\Program Files\Omniquad MyPrivacy\MyPrivacy\MyPrivacyNT.exeC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exec:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exeC:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\... Read more

A:Please help! This is driving me crazy

Hello cyclonesdmr and welcome to the BC malware forum. After reviewing your log I see a few items that require our attention. Please print these directions and then proceed with the following steps in order.Step #1Download CCleaner and install it but do not run it yet.ImportantYour copy of HijackThis needs to be in a folder of it's own. If it is run from Temporary folders the backups and HijackThis itself could be accidentally deleted if the Temporary folders are cleaned. If it is run from the desktop then the backup files and folders can clutter up the desktop and be accidentally deleted. If it is run from inside a compressed file then the backups are not created at all.Please open My ComputerDouble-click on Local Disk (C:)Click on the File menu, point to New and then click on Folder. Name the folder 'HijackThis' or 'HJT'.Unzip to or copy and paste HijackThis.exe to the new folder (do not run HijackThis directly out of the sfx or compressed file).Step #2Start in Safe Mode Using the F8 method:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the boot menu appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item.Press the Enter key.Step #3Start HijackThis and click the Scan button to perform a scan. Look for the following items and click in the checkbox in front of each item to select it:O2 - BHO: SDWin32 Class - {14F780A5-0519-4D60-AAF2-CD50AAC84935} - (no file)O2 - BHO: (no name) - {4A25D449-2BAA-4426-A992-D18CA70CF5A9} - (no file)O2 - BHO... Read more

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Well, here's the deal. Over the past week, we've run all the good free programs (AdAware SE, Spybot, and I even tried Microsoft's Anti-Spyware.) All of the programs detected and cleaned various things, including:eXact.BargainBuddy, SurfSide Kick, osoa.exe, Adware.ZioCom.B, eXact.Downloader, CashBack, Bullseye Network, Media Tickets, CDT Software, 1800Solutions, E2Give, Midaddle, Searchmiracle.EliteBar, and MANY others.Eventually, after running all the programs, they all come up clean, but the pop ups and ads come back. There's something missing, but we're not sure what. (It's not my computer, as it's someone else in the office, so I'm not sure what's going on down there.) Here's my log.-----------------------------------Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:17:35 AM, on 8/1/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\PROGRA~1\TUN\COMMON\ESLCBCST.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Symante... Read more

A:Help! It's driving me crazy!

Welcome KingArt000 to Bleeping Computer.You are running HijackThis from the Desktop.Create a new folder for it and move the program into the new folder.You may want to print or save these instructions locally before starting.Please download, install, and update the free version of Ewido trojan scanner:When installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".Run Ewido --- When you run it for the first time, you will get a warning "Database could not be found!". Click OK. We will fix this in a moment.From the main ewido screen, click on update in the left menu, then click the Start update button.After the update finishes (the status bar at the bottom will display "Update successful")Exit Ewido. DO NOT scan yet.***Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following:1) Restart your computer2) After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.3) Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear4) Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.For additional help in booting into Safe Mode, see the following site:http://www.pchell.com/support/safemode.shtml***Then run HijackThis, click Scan, and place a checkmark by the following item:F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\Windows\System32\userinit.exeO2 - BHO: LANBridge Class - {71D1708F-973D-4600-AF01-AD86688403AE} - C:\WI... Read more

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I dont kno much about computers but, when i download games that are online and its not just one i think its everygame even i wanted to update limewire and it doesnt let me can anyone help me out.

A:Omg Its Driving Me Crazy

the forum rules do not allow help in this area
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I am running windows 7 home premium with internet explorer 9 on a HP laptop.  When I try to download a video file more times than not the download gets stuck at 99% with 1 second remaining.  I leave it alone then a few minuter later I get a popup at the bottom of the screen saying this download was interrupted.  Then when I click resume nothing happens.  It always seems to happen when I try to download a video that I want to see badly.  I am downloading these videos from sites like depositfiles, ryushare, filefactory, etc.  I have gooled the problem but cant get a straight answer.  I have tried running in no add ons mode, resetting internet explorer settings, clearing out temp files, cleaning up registry.  Does anyone know how I can prevent this from happening again?  Its driving me out of my cotton picking mind.

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The only suggestion I have is try a different browser. Post the results when/if you use a different one.

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