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Q: Solved: system configuration question

When I enter "msconfig" into the search box, a window opens that is titled system configuration. Five tabs are shown, and I know that I can choose the "startup" tab and uncheck items to speed up starting and shutting dowm my computer. My question is about the "services" tab. There are sooooooo many items listed here! Can I uncheck any of them and how would I know which ones? Thanks!

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Quick question. When I go into system configuration into the 'Startup' tab, it shows programs that are not on my computer anymore (at least I think). Is there anyway to get rid of these? I follow the file link and can't find them so I believe they are removed. Just wondering how to delete them from the Startup tab.

A:System Configuration question.

Open registry editor and browse to HKLM>Software>Microsoft>Windows>Curent Version>explorer>Run. Delete this Run key.

Method Three in OPTION TWO.

Startup Programs - Enable or Disable

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Hello all. Using Windows XP SP 2. After I use run, MSCONFIG, and bring up system config utility, I have it on selective startup. It shows Process System.ini.file and it is checked...Process Win.ini.file and it is checked...Load system services has a green highlighted box next to it...Load startup items with a green box...and Use original Boot.ini is checked with a green dot.
Are all of these supposed to be checked and highlighted like this? I've noticed some greater than usual memory usage and cannot remember if these are all supposed to be checked.
Any help or comments appreciated.
Thank you, Tom.

A:System Configuration Utility Question

Hi Ohfer,
Yes that is supposed to be check once you edit/disable/enable something in the startup it will be changed to selective startup. That is normal, the only difference I have is Load system services is checked for mine and yours is higlighted. I don't think it makes a big diffrence though.

Regards,
Extremeboy

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Keep scrolling down as pics take up a lot of space.

I am trying to clean out things in my start-up procedure that I don't need when I boot up the computer. Initially I disabled everything. One particular item keeps getting put back on automatically somehow after re-boot. This particular item is related to Dell Support Center. I use it occasionally, but don't need it at startup. This is what is being re-selected. (note checked item)

Here is the process with which I performed this. As stated, Initially I did a <disable all> and clicked on <apply> to which I get a message

I click ok to the message above then <OK> to accept changes and I get the same message again to which I answer ok again. This seems to accept the changes. the next thing I see is the choice to restart or exit without restart. Either way when I do eventually restart I get this message below.

If I simply click ok it seems to keep the changes but dumps me back out to the system configuration Utility screen, which I don't want.

IF I check the box "don't show message or launch system config utility", the next time it I restart or power up again everything is as I selected except it puts the item "sprtcmd" back into the startup procedure again. How can I keep my changes and still not show this message everytime I start up?

 

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I have the following startup item that when I uncheck it, it will check itself back on when I restart.

Start up item: ctfmon
Command: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
Location: HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run

Like I said, I can uncheck it and then it will be mysteriously checked when I reboot the computer. I was wondering if this is a potential problem (trogan) and how I can investigate this.
 

A:System Configuration Utility- Startup question

It isn't a trojan. This article explains what it is and how to disable it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ctfmon
 

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I have WinXP.

I just checked my System Configuration Utility - Start Up Tab - and noticed there are two things running that I can't figure out what they are. The problem is there is no entry under the Command. (see image)

Is there a way to tell exactly what they are?

TIA.
 

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I recently noticed that in my START UP System Configuation Utilty that a new start up progrgam has been added in the past week The file name showing is: dvpapi, Manufacturer: UN-KNOWN. This is all the information that it gives on it. I un-checked since I don't know what it is. Does anyone know what this is.? Should I check mark it or disable it ?

I included a hijackthis file log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:55:29 PM, on 3/2/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)

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\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Premium\avguard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\a-squared Free\a2service.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Premium\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\cmdagent.exe
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6253\SAService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\SnoopFreeSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\SPAMfighter\sfus.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\CPF.exe
C:\Program Files\SPAMfighter\SFAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Desktop Maestro\deskmech.exe
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Google hits on dvpapi

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if i have 2 fans (MASSCOOL FD08025S1M4 80mm Case Fan) on the back of the case with one right on top of the other, should one blow in or should they both blow out? i also have a arctic cooling freezer 7 on the cpu (or i will when i build this weekend).

thanks.
 

A:Solved: case fan configuration question

It really depends on a lot of things. Generally speaking, if 2 fans are close to one another, you don't want one "in" and the other "out" because the air-flow will then be in a small loop and cooling for the interior will not be optimal. If there are plenty of intake ports for air, you may want both blowing out, especially if the power supply blows in.

Think about how air will flow with the case closed. Imagine some smoke flowing through the system.
 

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Hi.
I have x2 320Gig Hdds and x2 DVD burners.
Simply put; Can I attach each Hdd to the end of each 80wire Ultra ATA cable as Master and the DVD drives as Slave. Using Jumper settings of course.
Will the speed of the Hdd's be affected by the DVD burners lower speeds?
I have read posts and recommendations from various sources and information is sketchy at best. Anyone have a clear and precise understanding of this. Or any links to Microsoft about it. As I have not found any topic from them at the moment addressing this choice of set-up.

Cheers.
 

A:Solved: IDE Hdd and DVD drive configuration question

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I need to set up three user accounts on two computers the accounts on each computer is going to be monitored.
Each user will be assigned access for certain folder or files and certain applications, like internet explorer.
And all usb ports and dvd drive will be blocked. Only the admin will be allow to have full access.

So i need to do something that allow ( managers) to monitor employees activity on the system during working hours.

On one pc is windows xp pro on the other os windows 7 home premium.

Any idea how i can acomplish this task?

I.was thinking of group policy on both computers but on home premium there is not group policy.

Also the users will be using almost all the same programs and files just the with different information.

Thank you in advance.

A:group policy configuration and computer configuration question

Read this
But for Windows 7 Home Premium you will not have the
Local Security Policy so you may need to upgrade to Windows 7 Pro for that.

This is easier to control with a server like Windows Server 2003 or 2008.

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Hello, I am confused about a case scenario in the Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration exam 70 - 680 book. This is simply for a non-graded class discussion next Monday morning; any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Chapter 5>Page 183>Case Scenario 5-1:Using Port Numbers,

It states,

"While you are installing an Internet web server on your company network, the owner of the company tells you that he also wants to build a web server for internal use by the company's employees. This intranet web server will not contain confidential information, but it should not be accessible from the company's Internet Web site. To do this, you create a second site on the web server. The Internet site uses the well-known port number for web servers, which is port 80. For the intranet site, you select port number 283. Assuming that the web server's IP address on the internal network is 10.54.3.145, what should the users on the company network do to access the intranet Web site with Microsoft Internet Explorer?" - Craig Zacker
 

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http://10.54.3.145 would direct it to the webserver IP.
Add colon 283 would direct it to use port 283,like this.
http://10.54.3.145:283
Then you need the directory that the website is in.
http://10.54.3.145:283/website.
 

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I was wondering if someone could inform me on how to remove unchecked services completely (DELETING) from the services tab in msconfig? Like Google update service and so on.
 

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I am trying to rename my computer, and I dont know if im just not seeing what I need, or if I am having some other issue, I dont want to create a new username, I want to change the name the processes are associated with, any assistance would be great;y appreciated
as wotj my last post, I am not quite sure what category this needs to be placed under, please forgive me
 

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My Father-in-Law brought over the computer we gave him for Christmas and said it was not working. I started it up and got this message "your system has detected a configuration error. Please report this error to customer care...blah blah" I tried a system recovery but it had no effect. I tried clearing the cmos and that had no effect either. I tried using the recovery cd's that I made for it and got a message saying the cd's were not for the correct model?!?!?! What is going on here?

PC Info:
HP Pavilion a430n
XP sp1

Any help would be appreciated, Thanks in advance

-Nate
 

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Hi, just wondering what I can safely disable in the system configuration start up. Just trying to find ways to make this thing boot up faster.
thanks, msk
 

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Hi! I was trying to get rid of the sprtcmd.exe problem first by using msconf as suggested by someone. I then got rid of that problem by following another method found on the forum. But every time I boot up, I get the system config utility telling me that I have to start up in normal fashion and with enough clicking I get rid of it. But how do I stop making it come up to begin with? Thanks so much.
 

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The System Configuration Utility is on automatic prompt when I start up my computer.

I made changes to my services and start ups.

I checked the box to accept the changes and stop the System Configuration Utility from poping up on start up but it continues.

How do I stop it.

Redwin

A:[SOLVED] System Configuration Utility

Download & save SysInternals AutoRuns from Microsoft TechNet -

http://live.sysinternals.com/autoruns.exe

RIGHT-click on autoruns.exe, "Run as Administrator"

Look through list for msconfig.exe. Un-check box if found.

Backup your registry first via creation of a System Restore point -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Running XP home

I was trying to network 2 home computers together. I ran the network wizard to do this.
When the computer rebooted I got this message on the screen.

You have used System Configuration Utility to make changes to the way Windows Starts.
The System Configuration Utility is currently in Diagnostic or Selective Startup mode, causing this message to be displayed and the utility to run every time Winddows starts.
Choose the Normal Startup mode on the General Tab to start Windows in nomal mode and undo the changes you made using System Configuration Utility when Windows starts.

The problem is I don't know how to undo this. I tried doing a system restore from the only restore point I had. This is a brand new system just got it yesterday.

I was hoping I could network it to my all Win98 machine to access my files easily. Didn't work.
 

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I have a Toshiba Satellite M55 which on startup a window comes up which states that the "System Configuration Utility" is in Diagnostic mode. Unfortunately the window only flashes on briefly. How do I get to this utility so that I can make the correction to normal mode from the diagnostic mode?

Thanks
 

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Hi,
I apologize if this is not the right section, this seemed to be the most suitable.
I am using a 3D Connexion mouse and when I try to execute an executable file for the software configuration, I get the following error?
"Exception: Unable to cast object of type 'System.Configuration.Internal.ConfigurationManagerInternal' to type 'System.Configuration.Internal.IConfigSystem'"
I've talked with the mouse vendor and they have no idea.  My OS is Win7 64.  Does anybody know what this is?

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Hi,
I have Upgraded 2 GB Ram, But In MY COMPUTER Properties & SYSTEM INFORMATION Its reflecting only 512 MB. I tried refixing the RAM's but notworking & checked the Other working system RAM's it shows 512 Only,can some one suggest the Solution.
 

A:Solved: System configuration is 2 GB Ram, Its Reflecting only 512MB

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Hi Everyone,

I have System Restore enabled on my Windows 7 Computer however there are 0 bytes allocated to Restore Points -



When I attempt to allocate space I am met with the following -



I click OK and then...



I do have adequate space on my drive -



I have tried turning System Restore On & Off and this has not improved the situation.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo

A:[SOLVED] Error with System Restore Configuration in Windows 7

You seem to be trying to keep restore points on a backup drive.
How the System Restore Utility Uses Drive Letters

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How do you determine what the items are that are listed in the Sys Config Utility (msconfig.exe), startup tab?

My system has a few listed that only have a registry entry listed in the Location column--the other two columns are blank. I'd like to know what they are.

Thanks

Win XP SP2
 

A:Solved: Determine Items in System Configuration Utility, Startup Tab?

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Trying to build up a gaming pc for my son. He wanted to play space engineers but his system was not fast enough and mine just about ran it. Decided he is older and his pc needs to be more up to date.
In the past I built my son a pc with one hard drive and ghosted a back up copy to another drive so I can just swap them out when he completely stuffs up his system (and yes he does and I don't know how he does it).
Things have changed so much over the years and when trying to decide the best way to set up the hard drives I have reached a block.
Im on a budget and have already gone way over, this is what we have:

Asus Z87-K Intel Motherboard (support 6xsata 6.0 gb/s ports with RAID 0,1,5,10)
Integrated Graphics Processor
Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI/RGB ports
- Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
- Supports DVI with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
- Supports RGB with max. resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
Maximum shared memory of 1024 MB

Intel Core i7-4770K S1150 3.5GHz 8MB Haswell Quad Core Processor

Corsair 32GB (4 x 8GB) Vengeance Pro Gold DDR3 2400MHz CL11 Memory

Windows 7 sp1 64bit (os)

2x Seagate 1TB Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s 64MB 7200RPM Hard Drive
Putting it together was the easy bit as things in that respect have not changed dramatically
Im already guessing that the on board graphics will probably need upgrading to a card but will have to wait a month to be able to afford it.
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Howdy,
I am trying to recover my system and need to recreated boot files, boot sector and Boot Configuration Database.
Stage I. Adding boot code
1. I patched system partition with boot code:
bootsect /nt60 C: /force
This works fine and returns:
Target volumes will be update with BOOTMGR compatible bootcode.
C: (\\?\Volume{GUID})
Forced dismount complete, open handles to this volume are now invalid.
Successfully updated NTFS filesystem bootcode.
Bootcode was successfully updated on all targeted volumes.
The {GUID} returned here is the volume GUID for the volume with assigned C: letter. This same GUID can be obtained by using
mountvol command.
However the problem is that system device cannot be located so that the following command:
bootsect /nt60 SYS /force
returns an error:
The system partition was not found: The requested system device cannot be found.
STAGE II. Adding boot data
bcdboot d:\windows /s :c /v /m {GUID}
This command runs successfully and returns: "Boot files successfully created".
STAGE III. Recreating BCD.
1. Removing remnants of BCD
del /q c:\boot\bcd.temp
rd /s C:\boot\
2. Creating new location
md boot
2. Creating temporary database
bcdedit /createstore c:\boot\bcd.temp
3. Adding boot manager record to the created database
bcdedit /store c:\bcboot\bcd.temp /create {bootmgr} /d "Windows Boot Manager"
4. Importing created database
bcdedit.exe /import c:\boot\bcd.temp
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A:[SOLVED] How to Recover Boot Configuration Database. The Requested System Device Cannot Be Found

The cause is BIOS type.

I used to use Generation 1 VM with BIOS instead of UEFI firmware to boot from the VHD disk. This causes Hyper-V not to see the boot data, hence the "The requested system device cannot be found." while trying to create a file.


Changing the type of VM to Generation 2 (you have to create a new virtual machine, the type cannot be changed in-place) and attaching the same VHD solve the issue.

See also



[SOLVED]
Issues With BCDEDIT on VHDX. The Requested System Device Cannot be Found. The VHDX File Used In Native Boot Does Not Boot When Attached to a Virtual Machine




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Hi guys !!

The other day I opened my msconfig and in the Startup Items I saw a "Turok Registration"
This item was unchecked... but... The thing here is that I don't have anymore that game installed in my computer !!

That's why I called (ghost) "startup item"

I asked to the boyfriend of my roommate to uninstall that Game
So then later, I checked and it was uninstalled... but I still see that "Turok Registration" is in my Startup Items

I try to search in the path of "Command" so i can delete that entry, but i don't find any of those files it says in there,following that path...so how can I delete that entry form my Start up .

Notice that I want to "Delete" for complete that entry no just disable it , because I don't have that game in my computer.

Thansk very much for help and pls. forgive my ignorance at this and my English, not my first language.

Toti
 

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Hi guys, some quick questions about LAN IP configuration:

I have a DSL modem has an ethernet port, and a USB port, to allow for a second computer to connect to the internet. However, I have a netgear 4 port switch LAN/WLAN router, of which I connect one desktop computer to the ethernet port, my laptop using the WLAN, and one computer connected using USB (through modem, not router). Thus, the last computer has a different IP address (assigned by DSL company). My other two computers have IPs assigned by the router, thus, are able to share through Itunes...

...Which leads me to the question: is it possible to configure the ip of my modem-assigned computer to match those of my router's, or vice versa, as I want to allow my Itunes music to be accessible on all three computers. Thanks in advance, and happy thanksgiving.

p.s. I know you're wondering: but you have three more switches on the router, why not use it..well, this last one doesn't have LAN card.
 

A:ip configuration question

What you should of done is connect all the comptuers to the LAN ports on the router (except the laptop) and share internet connection that way. As far as iTune, you might need to open up the port in the firewall software on your router (check the manual for more details).

Q: "is it possible to configure the ip of my modem-assigned computer to match those of my router's, or vice versa?"
A: No

Network cards are very cheap now, you should use that. Much faster than USB.
 

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I have an unallocated 1Mb partition as the first partition (according to Easus) on my laptop drive, in addition to the recommended reserved, system and EFI partitions. Could this extraneous partition be the reason for my inability to restore from an image backup? (Restores fail after making my laptop unbootable)

A:GPT configuration question

No - this partition is only to ensure partitions are properly aligned (especially for ssds).

There is something wrong with your image backup.

Do you have more than one hard drive installed?

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I think this is a dumb question but is there any reason my Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P MBO will work at 32 bit but not at 64 bit? If I configure at 32 bit it works fine but when I go to 64 bit it gives me all kinds of strange problems. My OS is Win 7 Home Premium. I want to use 64 bit because I have 8GB of memory. I've tried this several times and can't make it work successfully.

A:MBO configuration question.

Well, it could depend on exactly what "strange problems" occur, so lets start there. Can you give a list of what issues you are having when you try to run Windows 7 64-bit.

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I just bought a 2GB DDR2-667 for my laptop. I originally had two 1GB DDR2-533. My question is this, should I go for the faster 2GB or slower 3GB option?
Note: FSB speed is 667 MHz.

Benchmarking tools gave me inconclusive results. Any one can suggest a good memory benchmark? Anyways the comparison I got was using Everest.
 

A:RAM configuration question

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This should be simple, but I cannot find details on whether or not this is possible.   What I want (end-state) is a P51 with the 256Gb SSD as the boot drive and the 500Gb spinning drive as the data drive. When I look at the ordering page, I can get both those drives, but there is no way to specify the SSD as the boot drive.  Alternatives are:1. Buy the P51 with just the 500Gb non-SSD, install something like a Samsung 960 EVO 250GB NVMe SSD myself, migrate/reinstall Win10 from the non-SSD to the SSD, and tell the BIOS that the SSD is now the boot drive.Pro - cheaper.Con - more effort and there's always hiccups finding the right drivers.Assumption - the P51 supports the Samsung 960 EVO 250GB NVMe SSD as a boot drive.2. Buy the P51 with just the 256Gb SSD (so it's automatically the boot drive), then buy another 2.5" SSD or non-SSD drive (and the associated caddy kit from Lenovo) and install that.Pro - no reinstall issues.Con - More expensive since I need to buy the larger data drive ($80-$100 and it's free in option 1), plus the Lenovo SSD is about $90 more than option 1. So, can I specify the SSD as the boot drive if I order the P51 with two drives, or do I have to go to alternative 1 or 2? If so, which one is generally recommended? Have I missed something critical? Thanks, ~rick

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What's the skinny on nothing showing up (blank window) for system.ini and windows.ini in the System Configuration Utility?

Thank you.
 

A:System Configuration Utility: No system.ini or windows.ini

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I am using Win 98 2nd Edit. I have a Pentium 111 600 w 28 Gigs. Under the Config screen I see a yellow pencil, the box is unchecked and it reads Devic =C:\Windows\Himen.sys (yellow Pencil) rem C:\windows\emm386.exe REM Header. I notice when I start up on the black screen it says something about 386 Drivers not installed. Pls help. Thx
 

A:System Configuration Utility Config System

Can you list those lines out individually? It all ran together so I'm not sure what goes where.

Is it REM Header for instance?

Also, is the computer working ok, other than "saying something about 386 drivers"?
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Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech:
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I have a dell XPS 15 l502x which is supported by a 130W adapter. My adapter broke and I had to purchase a new one. well the question is that I received a 180W charger online (obv their mistake). Will it cause any damage to my Laptop as it is of higher watt than the normal one or can I continue to use it as it did not throw up any error when I plugged it in .

Looking forward to a response.
Thanks in Advance. 

A:Hardware configuration question

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would suggest you not use the 180W  adapter  as it might cause damages to the main board.
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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I have about a dozen HP T5325's in my network.  We have recently put XenApp 7.5 in place.  I am unable to configure a connection on the 5325's.  When I choose Citrix ICA, it wants me to choose Server/Published App, the type of protocol, etc., and the connection won't work with those settings.  Choosing the XenApp connection, it's using the PNAgent, and that's not working either. I have an abundacne of HP T5565's/T510's, and those all work great with Firmware 4.4 or later.  I just choose Citrix, put in the URL, and go, and it works. I did go download the latest firmware for the 5325 and install that, but I already had that, so that didn't help. What I'm wondering is, is it possible to make the 5325's work?  If so, what do I need to download, or how does the connection need to be configured?

A:HP T5325 Configuration Question

Hi Did you ever find a solution to this as we have the same issue? We have tried a few things but doesn't look good! Looks like we will have to replace all of these devices. Thanks

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this is my first NAS device. what raid config should i run? JBOD, RAID 0 (striping), or RAID 1 (mirrioring). I am using the NAS primarily for storage. however, i want to stream video from it as well. i am going with two WD black edit 1TB HD's.
 

A:NAS RAID configuration question

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I just completed the download for the COMDO antivirus program and each time open  my computer I'm greeted with a huge pop-up box that reads:
 
"A CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN CAN NOW HELP YOU CONFIGURE IT FOR FREE. LIMITED TIME OFFER. CALL 1-888......"
 
I'm wondering if this is for real......does it really need to be configured to my computer, or is this simply a bait tactic to try to sell me something.
 
And if this is simply bait, is there a way to block it from popping up?
 
Thanks,
 
Harkcomp

A:Comodo Configuration question

I don't use Comodo but it sounds like Comodo's GeekbuddyUninstalling Comodo GeekBuddy

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Can McAfee Virusscan enterprise 8.7i schedule a scan without ePolicy Orchestrator?
I finally got it the way I want it except the virusscan console Full Scan and on-demand
scan properties have the schedule button grayed-out. I only see Administrator from the
Windows XP w/ sp3 login screen in safe mode and it has no password. I didn't get ePolicy
Orchestrator with my McAfee install and there is no Hub or Server here so I guess I am
the Administrator. I set up this machine and gave the user I set it up with administrator
privileges, This is XP Home so I have no users and groups button in my Manage MSC.
Am I out of luck, or will I just have to either get ePolicy Orchestrator or run on-demand
scans manually, when I am about to be away from the machine? Thx paj692
 

A:How to (McAfee configuration question)

I installed McAfee Enterprise 8.7i on my XP Pro (w/ SP3) and ran the setup using "Run
as" Administrator. I had to set up a password for the Administrator account so the
program would run, but with XP Pro, that is no problem. The schedule button is not greyed
out like it is on the XP Home (w/ sp3) system using the exact same installer. I did not
install it using "Run As" the Administrator Account. I'd like to, but the problem is this; I
can't run the installer from safe mode since the installer service is not running and I get
this error when trying to run in regular mode (Run As Administrator). Unable to log on:
Logon failure: user account restriction. Possible reasons are blank password (That's not
it!), logon hour restrictions, (probably not it) or policy restriction has been enforced. Any
body know a work around for this. It would be good to know how to run something in XP
Home as the Administrator without having to go into safe mode. paj692
 

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I was asked this question in class and I'm not sure if I gave the right answer or not.

Company with 50 (max) different locations.
1 Head Office and 1 Store House
Each location has a static IP address.
Each location has max 13 PCs in the internal network.

Locations need to be able to connect via VPN thus have the same Sub Net:
Im thinking (IP) Class B/ (SN) 255.255.255.128 giving me 126 IPs/SN to work with just in case all locations connect to one location at the same time.
Q1: is this SN a good choice?

For the internal network at each location:

Internet

Router
Public IP (Static)
Private IP 172.16.0.1 / SN 255.255.255.128

Firewall with 2 NIC
Router facing NIC IP 172.16.0.2/ SN 255.255.255.128/ GW 172.16.0.1
LAN facing NIC IP 172.16.0.10/ SN 255.255.255.128/ GW 172.16.0.2
Hub/Switch
Data Server IP 172.16.10.1/ SN 255.255.255.128/ GW 172.16.0.2
File Server IP 172.16.10.2/ SN 255.255.255.128/ GW 172.16.0.2

Switch / Switches
PC1
PC2
PC3
Etc
IP adds 172.16.20.x/ SN 255.255.255.128/ GW 172.16.0.2
Q2: Is this the right configuration? If not what should I change?
Q3: Recommended OS for Firewall, Server 1 and Server 2.
Q4:Recommended hardware for Routers/Switches

Appreciate you taking the time to help me out.
 

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Can I add the following ram board to my existing [email protected] with CL2.5?
PC2700 @333mgz with CL3
I have checked with my computer manufacturer and they state that my system will accept 1GB.
 

A:Ram memory configuration question

If you're existing memory is clocked @ 266mhz than you may indeed be able to use the PC2700 333mhz memory but it will run at 266mhz. It really all depends on your motherboard.
 

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Hello everyone,

I recently bought a Linksys wireless router so that I can finally get wifi in my home. The computer I'm on now is going to "host" the router. I use verizon dsl, and a dsl modem. I correctly plugged the Linksys in all of it's intended ports, but Windows Vista doesn't pick it up. I "googled" around a good bit for the solution. I basically found out that the CD with the Linksys is useless, and I have to allow my modem to connect itself and the linksys at the same time manually (configuring). To do this, apparently, I have to get my gateway address (which would be 192.168.1.1), and type that into my web browser (being firefox). The Westell site comes up with my connection info. - I "log in" with "admin" "admin" as the user and pass. Now I have the administration to change my modem and connection settings, WHAT SHOULD I DO FROM HERE?

Thank you all very much,
FenderGuy2112
 

A:Linksys Configuration Question.

That would be unusual that your LinkSys disk is useless, because most will get you started in VISTA as well as WXP.
There are updates at the LinkSys site for each operating system. You will benefit from going to the LinkSys Support site, while knowing your model number and version number, then download and print the Quick Install Guide, the long User Guide in PDF format, and the latest drivers... which may be about 36 MB or more.
Then follow the instructions in the quick install or user guide after you install the latest driver... you are on the right track... you may want to talk to tech support of your high speed connection to see what they require, codes wise... as they vary from location to location.
 

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I'm a Netscape user from before there was an IE and when Bill Gates was saying the internet was a fad that mass interest in it would pass.

I have used Netscape 7 for quite a while and downloaded version 8 today. I am trying to customize the tool-bars. I would like to move or re-move Google, Security Center, etc. on the navigation bar.

I would also like to remove the add-bookmark item from the personal tool-bar.

Does anyone know how to do this?
 

A:Netscape 8 Configuration Question

Alex,

It doesn't look like the Google search field can be removed.

To remove the Security Center and Bookmark items from the toolbar, go to View > Toolbars > Customize. Then drag the unwanted item from the toolbar to the customize window.

If I find a way to get rid of the Google search, I'll repost here.
 

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I'm sure my brain has the answer to this from when I got my network cert 10 years ago but I just can't seem to figure this one out.

When I cross connect the switches the link lights go crazy and I can't connect to the internet or the servers.

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My configuration is the following

2 Poweredge 440sc's

48 port patch panel

3 Netgear 24 port 100/1000 switches (Then do NOT have a dedicated uplink port)

A Dlink 4 port 10/100/1000 router.
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Its wired like this (I'll try to keep it simple without pictures)

Switch 1

Servers, Phone System and 4 ports from the Patch Panel
1 Connection to the Router

Switch 2

22 connections to the patch panel
1 Interconnect to Switch 1
1 Connection to the Router

22 connections to the patch panel
1 Interconnect to Switch 1
1 Connection to the Router
So in the configuration, technically each switch is interconnected twice, once through the interconnects going from 2 and 3 back to 1 and then each switch's connection to the router.

When I take the Interconnects out or the simultaneous connections to the router (one or the other), everything works fine.

Why is this happening? I would think more interconnections the better.

Secondary question:

Given it does't work, which way would work better, the interconnections to Switch 1 with 1 wire going to the router from Switch 1 or all interconnecting at the router (It is a re... Read more

A:Multiple Switch Configuration Question

The reason the way you have it wired doesn't work is because you created the text book switch loop. Apparently your switches and router does not support spanning tree. Spanning tree allows multiple meshed links between switches without creating loops by determining best pathing to the root switch and putting the other links in blocking mode.
 

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The problem is that since I purchased ZA Pro my wifes games ( primarily Pogo ) will not download. She just plays online games. If I turn on the Windows firewall and turn off ZA everything works fine. I've tried changing a few settings here and there - one at a time then putting it back where it was. There is so much there I've become a bit overwhelmed and thought I better stop and ask for more help at this point.

I almost forgot to mention what actually occurs. When I attempt to download a game the screen just "sits there" for a few minutes then I get an error message that says " java not working or not found ". But apparently it's working fine because the games load quickly using Windows firewall.

Thank you - Keith

A:Zone Alarm Pro Configuration Question

Open ZoneAlarm's user interface. Click on the privacy tab on the left, then click on the Sites tab on the upper right. Scroll to the website the game comes from, then right click on that site. You will see a small window pop-up with three tabs. Click on the Mobile Code tab. At the very least, for the games to work you will have to uncheck the box by Block embedded objects [java, ActiveX]. You may have to clear other check marks in this tab. Experiment and find out.Hope this helps.Orange Blossom

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Is it possible to configure Windows Store so it'll only show free apps or showing without the picture? My internet connection is not that fast and every time I tried to browse, it takes few seconds to load up a page, if I can just display types of apps (free, etc.) or list apps (without icon/picture), it'll speed up the loading time, but I can't find anywhere to configure this.

A:Windows Store configuration question

With Windows 8.1 you can launch the store from the metro screen, from that location if you scroll across to the right you should find "Top Free".

Also if you right click anywhere in open space in the store to bring up the menu, you should see "Top Free"

I am not aware myself of anyway to optimise for low bandwidth.

Hope that helps,

Harry

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Hello,
I have recently installed an internal card reader and started to notice
a slower boot time. After sitting next to my PC during POST I witnessed that it was
caused due to the BIOS going through each and every card slot (even when not occupied) and then it 'initializes' them.
It persists on doing this even after I removed them from the "Boot Sequence" list (they just keep getting added on back there by default).

My question is. Is there a way to skip all of the USB related tests and initialize them
once logging into OS?

(AMI BIOS, MSI MB, WIN7)

Thank you!

A:BIOS POST configuration question

Anyone ?

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