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3DS Competition prize: P4 1.6a running at 2.2Ghz. With what cooling?

Q: 3DS Competition prize: P4 1.6a running at 2.2Ghz. With what cooling?

Just out of interest I thought I would ask this as my 1.4Ghz Athlon at 1.5Ghz with a Y-Tech 4000 rpm fan is reasonably loud. I wouldn't like to consider the noise necessary to overclock a chip from 1.6Ghz to 2.2Ghz with air cooling (600Mhz!!). I used to have Delta Fan on my SK6 heatsink but it was unbearable and I seem to get loaded temps of about 40 degrees celcius with the lower specification fan so I am ok with my 100Mhz overclock (via 133 fsb -> 143 fsb, A7M266 doesn't have multiplier dip switches or bios settings).

One reason I have always considered Intel CPU as an alternative to my beloved AMD chip is the ability to run cooler and therefore require a less deafening HSF.

So does anyone currently have a P4 overclocked significantly (Particularly the "a" northwoods) and can provide any information about the cooling that they need?

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Preferred Solution: 3DS Competition prize: P4 1.6a running at 2.2Ghz. With what cooling?

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A: 3DS Competition prize: P4 1.6a running at 2.2Ghz. With what cooling?

Most of the posts I've seen, pple are using air cooling with even the stock HSF!!! This isn't really surprising since the Northwood core is capable in running up to speeds of >2.2Ghz

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Spymac has beaten google to the first evr free 1g e-mail account .....
 

A:G-Mail competition running first

Wow email and more there too.
 

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My CPU only runs at 2.0 GHz. When I try to change any setting via TurboV or BIOS to increase the speed, the PC locks up.

I blew all the dust out and keep everything as clean and cool as possible. I may have a hardware incompatibality problem. I am aware that NVIDIA is not a friend to ASUS. I wish I knew that when buying my video card.

What can I do to get my processors back to 3.2?
 

A:3.2GHz AMD CPU running at 2.0

I blew all the dust out and keep everything as clean and cool as possible. I may have a hardware incompatibality problem. I am aware that NVIDIA is not a friend to ASUS. I wish I knew that when buying my video card.Click to expand...

Yes the are, they even sell NVidia card.

Check your frequencies under load.
 

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OK, there may be a simple answer to this but I will ask anyway

I found this out cause I have been looking for ways to tweek my system for playing my games...It runs everything pretty good I just was looking to streamline it a little so I started looking through Everest and found this...........

I am running a P4 3.2GHz LG775 CPU.....however if I run Everest (V 2.20.405) it tells me I am running a P4 3.2GHz @ 2.8GHz (14x multiplier and a 200MHz FSB)
Does this have anything to do with CPU throttling? Everest says CPU throttling is enabled but I don't know what that is

Why does it show this way, shouldn't it be 16x w/ a FSB of 200MHz ? Or is Everest not reading things correctly?

thnx
 

A:P4 3.2GHz running @ 2.8GHz ? Why?

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Is this a temperature I should be worried about or not? I'm not using the stock heatsink. This is my third heatsink for this CPU (including the stock one) and the second one I would hit temperatures of about 20-30. Both heatsinks (second and third) were identical I have a ASUS P5VDC-X motherboard, is there a way I could increase the fan speed? The heatsink has the four cables to the motherboard, I'm not entirely sure how to use SpeedFan and it says my CPU fan (heatsink) is running between 2100-2200 RPM.

*Note: I used to run at these temperatures with the stock heatsink, but would changing back to it resolve my problem?

Could it be a poorly ventalated case? I'm suspicious it may be that. I asked someone a while ago and they mentioned that they used to have a similar problem but the heat issue was coming from their harddrives, could they be heating my case up too much? The Harddrives run at about 40C

If this helps:
Intel Pentium D 940 3.2Ghz
Kingston (PC2-4200, 533Mhz) DDR2 1Gb
ATI Radeon X1600Pro (Zalmann VF900-CU Dual Heatpipe VGA Cooler)
ASUS P5VDC-X
Seagate 160GB SATA HD
Seagate 120 GB IDE HD
Samsung Writemaster DVD-RW

I don't have that great of a case, may that be an issue? It was given to me and I just bought the rest of the peices to put it inside....
 

A:Pentium D 940 3.2Ghz running at ~50-60C? - Help

Open the case and run it that way for a while, monitoring the temps
 

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I purchased recently Thinkpad X230.Upgraded to Windows 10 and updated but noticed in few days it works so slow.I unlugged the battery and left to work only on power supply/adapter.I noticed that CPU works only on 1.2GHz.Why is that?When I plugged the battery and plug in at wall socket CPU runs at 3.1GHz max.I was so dissapointed,which means CPU can't work at it's max frequency without battery,otherwise I wouldn't buy this notebook.Is this normal or not,and why is it happening?

A:X230 CPU running at 1.2GHz only,why?

Why would you want to run without a battery???
 
There are 2 power inputs.  If one is disconnecterd, the CPU will throttle down.

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I bought an Acer V3-771G last september and have just began to notice that my processor slows down significantly during games. I've noticed a loss of 90fps in minecraft and 20fps in borderlands 2 when this takes effect, which is after 10-15mins of ingame-time.

My specs are as follows;
Intel i7-3610QM Quad Core @ 2.3GHz, turboboost up to 3.3GHz
Nvidia Geforce GT 650M, 2GB video card
16GB DDR3 Memory
1750GB HDD

It might be an overheating issue, it might not. But for the past few days ive been running diagnostics during gaming. HWiNFO64, tells me that my intel processor decreases to just 1.2GHz during the immense fps drop i have during games. Whilst at the time of the fps drop, speccy tells me that the highest temperature my laptop reaches is 75C. Which leads me into thinking its a software problem.

Also when the laptop's under high load, when i take my charger out the processor clock speed kicks up and i get more fps for a few seconds before it eventually drops back down to normal low again

If anyone can help i'd appreciate it greatly

A:i7 Processor running at 1.2GHz during games?

Go in your BIOS and disable SpeedStep.

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im curious to know i updated the bios for my asus but im not to sure how im suppose to get what used to work to work now.. i dont see any drivers i need to install or say the ai booster with overclocking... i just want to set everything up correctly so that its tweaked and running smooth.. id appreciate any help... ALSO curious to know about:HYBRID HARD DISK DRIVES, READY DRIVE, READY BOOST, SUPER FETCH.... i have a MAXTER 120gb EXTERNAL HD... please help i know im probably just dumb haha..SAVE MEEE!! I just dont want to be missing anything on installs

A:NEEED HELP RUNNING asus p5p800 w/ intel pentium 4 3.2ghz 64t

Originally Posted by hacker26


im curious to know i updated the bios for my asus but im not to sure how im suppose to get what used to work to work now.. i dont see any drivers i need to install or say the ai booster with overclocking... i just want to set everything up correctly so that its tweaked and running smooth.. id appreciate any help... ALSO curious to know about:HYBRID HARD DISK DRIVES, READY DRIVE, READY BOOST, SUPER FETCH.... i have a MAXTER 120gb EXTERNAL HD... please help i know im probably just dumb haha..SAVE MEEE!! I just dont want to be missing anything on installs




Hi hacker26.......
are you saying you flashed your BIOS & now the board wont post..??

SK

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I upgrading an old Packard Bell iMedia for my mother - ive stuck another stick of 512Mb in to give total of 768Mb and its much better but the proccessing lacks a bit - i can see even in web page rendering appears to be slower than my laptop on wifi (ive TCP optimized it and optimized firefox - its not the internet can download at 1.3MB/s and 29ms pings)

im pushed to think its the poor processing of the 2Ghz celeron with only 128k L2-Cache -
now the mobo supports upto P4 2.4Ghz \ 400Mhz \ 512k but i can only find 2Ghz \ 400Mhz \ 512K on ebay so this means that the chip will be same speed but have 512K L2-Cache (four-times more onboard memory) for only £10

is it worth making the swap?

thanks
 

A:skt478 Celeron 2Ghz vs. P4 2Ghz

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I use a number of Dell Poweredge T20 Servers as PCs running Win10 but I have an issue with one specification which refuses to display graphics clearly.
Hardware is:
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3 3.2GHz (3.6GHz boost) Quad-Core, 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3 ECC UDIMM, 1TB 7200rpm LFF SATA, Gigabit LAN, 290W PSU
No amount of driver downloads seems to resolve this. All cables changed. Display changed. Nothing else to change.
Dell have offered to replace the MB but before I do that, I want to be sure it is a MB issue and not some other rouge problem.
Problem even persists when using an additional GPU so something definitely wrong here.

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I replaced my crashed 80G primary IDE hard disk with a 320G hard disk, so I also have a clean Win XP Pro installation. Immediately after the new HD was installed I noticed the ATI Radeon 7500 Video Card cooling fan running very fast then slowing down, then fast…. This may occur when the computer starts up, or after some period of operation.

In addition to the fact that this is probably not good for the Video Card it causes a very annoying humming noise which increases/decreases in pitch.

As I see it, the problem is either:
• a bad temperature sensor (I don’t think it is a real temperature problem because the fast running of the fan can start on start-up, i.e., when the computer is cold);
• a bad video driver (though I have the newest driver installed);
• the cooling fan is failing;
• the Video Card really does have a problem running hot, cool, hot (causing the fan to run fast then slow, then fast…)

It is hard to imagine what caused any of these things coincident with the installation of the new hard disk.

I don’t think the problem is from the Power Supply “hitting the wall” from the new HD as I have disconnected all the hard disks and the Video Card still runs as described above.

Any thoughts/suggestions?
 

A:Video Card Cooling Fan Running, and Running and...

I would start with replacing the fan. It should be a standard 40mm fan available at any computer shop.
 

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i dont get it how is a athlon 3200 the same as a 3.2ghz intel when the athlon is only 2.2ghz
 

A:how is amd 2.2ghz sam as intel 3.2ghz

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my lapto cooling fan is not working kindly help me

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When I play games..What do I need to check to get this resolved?
 

A:Cooling fan running all the time

Im running XP and have a HP Pavilion 520N
 

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I noticed my T440p feels a little hot today so I opened it up to check the fan. Upon powerup the fan came on, ran momentarily, and stopped. A few moments later it started running again, then stopped after a few moments more. My question is this: Does the fan come on automatically when needed or should it be running all the time? Thank you for any clarification.

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Turned on laptop, error messege 902 cooling fan is shown, but my fan is running. Can't do anything else except hit enter to shutdown the notebook.

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I read somewhere that to 90 odd computer forums a Toshiba Laptop was given to start a lotery between members. Are we also "blessed "with this ?

A:A Toshiba Laptop As Prize

Nope..where did you read this?

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Okay,

At the risk of sounding like a complete 'nube...

I have a basic system config at home. Cable modem into PC. All fairly new stuff, and it usually works, except the Vista Home Premium part...

HP a6142 Desktop with 4GB ram and a Motorola Surfboard Cable modem.

My wife has cancer, and it's gone from bad to worse. Now she's bedridden. Her only real way out of the house is over the Internet, communicating with our kids, et all...

Now, she can't do that. Bedridden as we get closer to the end. Devastating.

We got her a Macbook (3.1 with OS 10.5.8 and a gig of ram), with wireless already built in. All I need to do is figure out how to turn what I have, into what I need, so she can talk to the 'Net, thru our existing cable modem hook.

My PC is really a piece of junk with VISTA on it, and I can't afford to change that right now. Adding a wireless card to it isn't an option either. It barely runs now. I SOOO miss XP.

I'm at home fulltime now, caring for her and my two year old son, so I can't just throw money at it to make it go away...

IS there a way to just hook my cable modem to a wireless router, and then connect everything to it to form a VERY INEXPENSIVE home network that will serve both computers?

Stupid question: Do they even make a "wireless router" that also has RJ45 ports for attaching a regular ethernet computer?

In my mind, I see the solution as connecting (hardwiring via rj45) my existing PC and mod... Read more

A:Wanna win a prize? Help me help my wife!

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OK, I have an older model Sony Vaio, and I just reformatted the hard drive. The operating system that came with the computer is Windows ME, but I upgraded to Windows XP Professional. My problem is that the cooling fan won't shut off. Now I had installed XP Professional a couple of years ago (before reformatting, obviously) and had the same problem, but got a prompt from my computer to download a driver, which I did and it worked perfectly (fan turned off and on just like it should). This time - no prompt and no clue as to what I downloaded before. If anyone has a clue as to what it is - HELP, PLEASE...
 

A:Solved: Problem with cooling fan running constantly

want2know said:

OK, I have an older model Sony Vaio, and I just reformatted the hard drive. The operating system that came with the computer is Windows ME, but I upgraded to Windows XP Professional. My problem is that the cooling fan won't shut off. Now I had installed XP Professional a couple of years ago (before reformatting, obviously) and had the same problem, but got a prompt from my computer to download a driver, which I did and it worked perfectly (fan turned off and on just like it should). This time - no prompt and no clue as to what I downloaded before. If anyone has a clue as to what it is - HELP, PLEASE...Click to expand...

Which cooling fan? CPU? Power supply? Other? I have never known the CPU fan of the power supply fan to shut off unless it was failure.

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Hi, I run XP Home on a Pavilion t819.uk.
Just lately the cooling fan has taken to running flat out nearly all the time.

There are 3 fans in total, and most of the time they are just spinning quietly, but the lower rear fan under the power in box has taken to regularly running at high speed, sometimes for a few minutes, as if it's getting too hot as when gaming.
It even happens when I first boot it up, so it's not as if it's hot.

I have around 40 processes running, but the fans cut in and out even when it's idling, or just web browsing.

I've had the sides off, vacuumed and brushed out all the dust, and it looks pretty clean inside.

Hope I've covered about everything.

Thanks in advance.

TJ
 

A:Solved: Cooling fans running flat out!

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The cooling Fan is permanently on after upgrading to Windows 10.
This is the case for balanced mode, but also in ECO mode (Activated on the touchpad).

Both modes are set to passive cooling when running on battery....

I have tried to enable/disable relevant power settings in Win 10 and the ECO utility, but the fan keeps running - It seems as if Win10 is overruling the Toshiba ECO utility.

Everything worked perfectly before the upgrade.

Can this issue be solved or do I have to wait for an update of the utility from Toshiba?

/Breinholm

A:Cooling fan keeps running on Satellite Z30B after Win 10 is installed

I do not know if this can help but try to reinstall ECO utility.

Visit pleasehttp://win10upgrade.toshiba.com choose your country and you should be able to find link for drivers, tools and utilities download

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Hello I am a professional artist 38yrs old
But no experience processing art for online
Keep in mind Im doing all this from my android cell phone.
Ive entered this competition several years now and every time my art I pain stakingly create is pixelated squashed/stretched and destroyed.
Competition is in 7 days and my paintings not complete I need someone to take the uploading part off my shoulders for me while I paint please.
So heres the details
It says I have to paste my artwork into the downloadable template provided
Upload image in form provided
Follow each step closely
Template says paste your art in template or create your art at this size
1733 pixels high × 1301 wide.
The resolution has to be 72dpi
Jpg compression quality of 12 or highest
Each submission requires artist name
Title of work.jpg
Name-title.jpg
My art is hand painted water color
I have to photgraph it with my nikon dslr before processing can even start.
Is there something I can aet my camera to to help????
I realy dont know.
So long story short
How do I process my hand painted art
With my dslr on my android cellphone
In this way
What apps and steps
Can someone
Anyone please
Look at this senario
And tell me the steps I need to take
So my art can be seen properly this year
Ive never posted in a forum before
And will post this in the android section aswell
To ensure a timely reply.
Seven days to do all this
Help me
Tech guys
 

A:Art competition help

Please do not start more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.
 

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Cant seem to find a working driver for....

LG GCE-8520B (CDRW)
Rom ver. 1.00
s/n 302HE066357
Manufactureded:
3850H-1346K
Windows XP Home
(know most info not needed, but might help?)

anyway, the driver on driver guide dosen't work and most links i found point to that.

I fond lots of Firmware but im not sure what that is. I gather its an upgrade of sorts, seems complicated to install, and don't think its what i need.

I need this drvier to re-install my CD after I format, atleast I think so.....

If anybody can do this for me ill give them a new car.... Ooooh the race is on now.... How about a Dodge Viper or a Harley.... In JPG of course via email lol... its the least I can do "literally". Or whatever material possession you desire (just to make it interesting!)

j.:bandit:
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"People who believe in a better way of life know that the way we live now is criminal. Denial of freedoms, death by starvation and exploitation, denigration of people's capabilities everywhere. If you see that these outcomes are socially produced, then you understand that every person who dies as a result was effectively murdered. Once you accept the possibility of attaining a humanist alternative, you have to be a terrible hypocrite, coward or cynic to live passively with the contrast between what is and what could be." - Noam Chomsky

A:Cant find WORKING driver for... (prize available)

Optical drives don't need any drivers, just connect it and it's recognized.

Where do I get my prize? :D

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Here are a couple of reviews on the contest prize, the Abit SD7 motherboard:






Author: Unknown
Posted: February 1, 2002
http://www.slapps.com/review/sd7/

Click to expand...

There really isn't any text to post, but there are alot of pictures on the boards performance.

Here's another review...






Author: Overclocker
Posted: February 8, 2002
http://www.ocworkbench.com/2002/abit/sd7533/sd7533p1.htm

ABIT SD7-533 is a good performer and it has proven itself to be very close to the Ref SiS645 board we tested months ago. We just have a feeling that it could even be better as we are not able to run DDR333 under the Ultra timings. The best timings we did for DDR333 was Turbo. As we can see from the benchmark numbers, the SiS645 based ABIT SD7-533 brought down the price/performance ratio and gives you an assurance of performance even at DDR266 and better at DDR333.

This board has a number of onboard features like SoftMenuIII which makes overclocking it relatively simple. There is also a 6 channel audio on board, if paired with a DVD, you would have a simple yet powerful home theatre system. Installation is very straightforward, we did not encounter any major hiccups so far. The only annoying thing is the way the ram timings for SDR:AGPCI in the SoftmenuIII, they should have just indicated the FSB instead of putting up numbers and expect us to go and get a calculator to calculate what speed our RAM, PCI and AGP is running at. The... Read more

A:Abit SD7 Reviews (The Contest Prize)

Thanks a mil Super.
 

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I have a HP laptop, model ze5375us, that has slow internet access despite having DSL and the cooling fan seems to run nearly continuously. Screensavers don't seem to work properly either. If a screensaver is used the system won't restore after moving the mouse or pressing a key and the fan again runs continuously. I'm just wondering where I can look to speed up net access and check on the fan running so much. How would I restore functionality to the screensavers. I'm pasting a hijackthis log below:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:17:24 PM, on 4/10/2005
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPConfig.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ScsiAccess.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\carpserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\One-Touch\OneTouch.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
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A:Slow net access, cooling fan running and screensavers not working

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This one is just for fun XD

Try to build the most expensive PC using PCPartPicker

Rules: None

A:[Competition] Most expensive PC

I'm pretty sure no one can beat me XD

Xeon E5-2699 V3 2.3GHz 18-Core OEM/Tray, Quadro M6000 12GB (3-Way SLI), TJ07B-W-USB3.0 (Black) ATX Full Tower - System Build - PCPartPicker

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I keep seeing a new IE window open with pop-up for prize giveaways upon opening browser. I also had a google redirect virus, which I believe malwarebytes removed. I am still experiencing CPU spikes and apparent network activity (viewing network icon) without doing any activity on the computer.
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DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Run by Administrator at 15:47:18 on 2011-08-23
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.664 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AVG Internet Security 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *Disabled*
FW: AVG Firewall *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG10\avgchsvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgfws.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\UPS\WSTD\MSSQL$UPSWSDBSERVER\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
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A:Seeing popups & redirect for prize giveaways on IE open

Hi,Please do the following:Download ComboFix from one of the following locations:Link 1 Link 2 VERY IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop * IMPORTANT - Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link here Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.**Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures. Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Please include the C:\C... Read more

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I have been handed a computer to look at which about 10 other people have tried to "fix". Using Spybot search and destory, which was one of the adware scanning programs already on it, the following problems where listed;VirtumondeSpy SheriffSmitfraud-C.gpSmitfraud-CWin32.agent.acInet deliveryMagic control.agentGolden palace.casinoNoustech.systemdefenderNoustech.UltimateFakeSecurityCentreZlob.downloader.vcdReading over the various corners of this site I followed the specific instructions to remove these and went through the list one by one which cured some of the problems. Unfortunatly whenever you're using the internet there are still pop up ads for ukprizedraw.co.uk and 888.com.Below is the report from DSS.Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Pedro Dias Martins on 2008-04-20 07:48:09Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --38: 2008-04-20 06:48:19 UTC - RP773 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point37: 2008-04-20 06:30:45 UTC - RP772 - Removed Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer36: 2008-04-20 05:44:27 UTC - RP771 - Software Distribution Service 3.035: 2008-04-19 14:10:40 UTC - RP770 - Software Distribution Service 3.034: 2008-04-18 07:59:52 UTC - RP769 - Software Distribution Service 3.0-- First Restore Point -- 1: 2008-04-08... Read more

A:Uk Prize Draw Popup Ads/numerous Other Infections

Welcoming to Bleeping Computer, please be sure you have read and followed the Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log, Instructions for receiving help in cleaning your computer http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/All advice given is taken at your own risk.Review those directions but follow my instructions from this point.If you still need help, I would like to help you but I need information. I can see the computer is still infected but I need to know:1) What malware removal programs you have you run so far, I can see that you ran SDFix.2) What Symptoms are being displayed by the malware?3) I would also like to look at a fresh HJT log, please supply that log using these directions. Download Trend Micro Hijack This? http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/hijac.../HJTInstall.exeDoubleclick the HJTInstall.exe to start it.By default it will install HijackThis in the Program Files\Trendmicro folder and create a desktop shortcut.HijackThis will open after install. Press the Scan button below. This will start the scan and open a log.Copy and paste the contents of the log in your next reply using Add Reply.4) If you no longer need help, I would a appreciate a quick post to let me know so I can close your topic.Thanks...Phil

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Hi there,

I'm building a new system. Ive found an 8800gtx on scans website, it appears to be branded scanfx. The say "A Big Brand name card we're not allowed to mention. We guarantee 101% Satisfaction."

http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=611289

How good is this 8800gtx in comparison to say, an xfx or gigabyte model for example?

The only noticable differences are that it runs at 575mhz, whereas some of the other (more expensive) cards may run at 600mhz.

This card is under £300, which is amazing. Whereas some are over £400.. what do you reckon?

Nick
 

A:ScanFX 8800GTX vs the competition..?

Bump!
 

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My Macbook Pro is from mid 2015 and it's already struggling with things big time and, as Black Friday is fast approaching, I am thinking to upgrade.A few of my friends asked if I would consider windows, and said how much cheaper they are, and I am having second thoughts.Here are the 3, I am considering:Macbook Pro 15" - i9,32GB RAM, ProVega20, 1TB SSD - £3,834Lenovo ThinkPad Extreme Gen 2 - i9, 32GB RAM, Nvidia 1650, 1TB SSD + Multi-Touch Screen + Wifi 6 support - £3,096HP Spectre x360 - i7, 16GB RAM, Nvidia GeForce 1650, 1TB SSD + Multi-Touch Screen, Wifi 6 support - £1,799I am going through a lot of courses now, learning video and graphic editing as well as doing a fair bit of LIVE streaming and will be using some device for NOTE TAKING (OneNote). When I had a little play with Lenovo's touch screen on a laptop, I expected it to be poor, but it was actually good!An Ipad Pro 11inch is ANOTHER £1,100 on top of a Macbook.So a top spec Macbook Pro + Ipad Pro would cost me nearly £5,000, what seems absolutely INSANE. No touch screen of WIFI 6 on MACs, that seems just crazy to me in this day and age.The only reason why I am even considering is because I also have an iWatch & iPhone XR. I don't quite know if I could even control devices and do "screen mirroring" and "Clipboard" between an iphone and a windows laptop or TVs.Is there anything "pro macs" that I am missing here? What would you do??

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Hello! I have a competition for everyone today. What is the best computer you think you can build on pcpartpicker for under $250?

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I have no idea who this guy is and quite frankly he doesn't seem all that bright, but he did throw a bunch of malicious links at 3 top free AV products and the results were very interesting.

Avast the clear winner in these tests. Avira was plain awful, while MSE didn't fair very well either:

MSE:



Avira:



Avast:

A:Free AV Products Competition

First thing I notice is that he is using XP, whatever ramifications of that are.

Second, he is using the default settings. Again, that is worth considering

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When I open Internet Explorer I more times then not get pop-up windows asking me take a web survey or sometimes it says that I have won a prize and to click here to claim it. It also messes with the Internet Explorer icons and tool bars. Sometimes it completely removes them and sometimes they are partially removed and squished to one side.Of course now that I finally got through running the programs and collecting the log files I cannot get it to do it so I can give you one of the web links. I had some issues getting the GMER program to save to my desk top. I kept locking up. Finally performed a full scan disk then a defrag and then ran it and it saved.DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Jill at 20:46:30.93 on Sat 02/27/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1024.556 [GMT -6:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\ICQ6Toolbar\ICQ Service.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices... Read more

A:Internet Explorer has been hijacked by websurvey. Getting pop-ups to take web surveys or that I have won a prize

Hello, jtpboy.My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, I would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.ThanksShould you still require assistance, please take note of the points below:Please track this topic by either adding it to your favourites or clicking the Options button at the top of this thread and then Track this topic.The logs that you post should be copied and pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.If you do not reply within 5 days, I will have to close your topic. Should you not be able to meet this, please notify me so that I will leave the topic open.Please do not install, update, or run any programs for the duration of the fix.If you do not understand the instructions I provide, please don't hesitate to ask. That's what I'm here for Please continue to reply to this topic until I give you the all clean. Just because there are no symptoms of infection doesn't mean that the computer is clean.If you are running Vista, please run all the fixes as an administrator. This is done by right-clicking the program and clicking "Run as Administrator".Please do the following so I can take a look at the current sta... Read more

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Hi,

If you do not yet have a Gmail account, then tomorrow there will be a chance for you to get one.

At 5pm BST, there will be a competition consisting of 10 questions, available from http://gmailcomp.webdesign.purplecloud.net, or http://webdesign.purplecloud.net.

The competition will consist of 10 questions, with the first two people getting 100% correct to get a Gmail invitation each.

You can be reminded when the competition is going to start - simply go to one of the url's and enter your email in the box shown.

Just thought this would be a better way of giving away email accounts rather than selling them or whatever.

t|m
 

A:Gmail Account Invite Competition

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Which security suite for 2010 would you advise? I've heard very good reviews from Kaspersky, however haven't heard a single bad review of BitDefender and the 2010 Total Security is supposodly very, very good! Advice please!
 

A:Solved: BitDefender vs Competition 2010

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Quick facts:ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5thProduct ID 20HR002MGEVantage installed, all latest updates too incl. BIOSBIOS according to Vantage: N1MET46W 1.31 This has been driving me nuts for weeks. It never occurred until a few weeks ago, though: Whenever the Windows 10 lock screen is activated (no matter if automatically after timeout or manually by me), the cooling fan starts running full speed without even stopping until I unlock the computer again. I saw that many other users seem to have the same problem, even with the 6th generation computers. First I thought I might have caught a crypto miner doing something in the background, but this has been ruled out by extensive malware scans and CPU/GPU monitoring. Neither processing unit does anything, it is definitely a Lenovo thing. Please help me, my business computer is running 24/7 and has to because I also need to access it remotely. At night I cannot sleep because of the fan humming non-stop. Plus, I am afraid of premature cooling fan bearing wear-out. Update: I also tried this solution, but it does not help at all.

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I have been using 360 Security for over a year now with no problems but I am now having to do lots of online banking and am not sure if I have enough protection with 360.
I have a trial version of ESET Smart Security Premium installed which has dedicated banking and payment protection.
I have noticed that other software such as Kaspersky, BitDefender,Comodo,F-Secure all have similar elements. Do these additional features actually give more protection ? An IT consultant friend says that these features are mainly 'cosmetic' . Is this so ?

Would welcome further advice and recommendations please, thanks.
 

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Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 Bit
- the original installed OS on the system? Yep
- an OEM or full retail version? Full Retail
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer

- What is the age of system (hardware)? Brand new, less than a month
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) Same.

It crashes at random times... Sometimes it goes a whole day without crashing.
Other times it crashes minutes after start up.

Please help ASAP!!! I have a film competition this weekend and I got this computer specifically for this event!

Any help would be so greatly appreciated!
I will give you massive props in the credits of the movie.

A:BSOD! Need help ASAP for film competition this weekend!

  
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Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 Bit
- the original installed OS on the system? Yep
- an OEM or full retail version? Full Retail
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer

- What is the age of system (hardware)? Brand new, less than a month
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) Same.

It crashes at random times... Sometimes it goes a whole day without crashing.
Other times it crashes minutes after start up.

Please help ASAP!!! I have a film competition this weekend and I got this computer specifically for this event!

Any help would be so greatly appreciated!
I will give you massive props in the credits of the movie.





These were all caused by hardware please read here for what it means and what to try

Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hardware error .. A "stop 0x124" is fundamentally different to many other types of bluescreens because it stems from a hardware complaint. Stop 0x124 minidumps contain very little practical information, and it is therefore necessary to approach the problem as a case of hardware in an unknown state of distress. You can read more on this error and what to try here... Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try Stop 0x124 - what it means and what to try

Thanks
Ken

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This is something that regularly seems to happen, yesterday for the second time.  The first time it disappeared just by a "SuperAntispyware Free" scan, but this time it didn't go away with this program.  I found Combofix.exe on the internet, but only now read you shouldn't use this without suppervision.  The installation went without problems and it run for about one hour, without change in the popup.  I closed the program without problems again, but as the redirect on my site hasn't disppeared (Combofix wasn't finished yet), I come to this forum for further help.
 
In case I really need a scan with Combofix, please can somebody tell me what to do further?  The problem is thus that the program doesn't show any progress after the blue popup telling it is scanning the computer system and that it can take 10 minutes or the double in case of heavy infections.  I thought an hour is too much and then, the program seemed never to finish .
 
Please is Combofix the best program to get the redirect removed or do I need to use something else?
 
What I further to know is if you can avoid these redirects by protecting your site with Norton or another antivirus?
 
And at last, doesn't the inbuilt antivirus of a browser (when it is 'on') not protect against redirects?

A:One of my urls is redirected to several games and competition websites

Hello, so you do NOT have a CF log?What browser are you using?The infection could have come with something you installed, in that event the AV ignored it s you said yes to the install.Let's do all these and see what we get.Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste ... Read more

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Has anyone else found this to be true?

I've just installed XP on a small form factor Aspire X1200 media desktop system and it has absolutely cleared up all the tics and traits that could have been hardware or software related so I'm jazzed about that (its not a lemon after all!).

The last test was Firewire write speed over a network. I have two X1200s and the other one has 7RC installed and I use TeraCopy to take my speed measures from. The Firewire connection is built in and it's a small 4-pin type to 6-pin at the external drive. Identical Firewire drives on both systems (750 gig LaCie).

The write speed to the drive on the 7RC ranges from 4.5 to 5.7 MB/s. The write speed to the firewire drive on this system, when it was under Vista's control was 4.8 to 5.2 MB/s consistently. Both would always seem to start a little faster, like in the 14-17 MB/s range but by the end, that was the average.

Now, XP write speed to the same firewire drive from a USB drive over the network was 26 MB/s (about 31 gigs in just over 20 minutes if that works out correctly). The write speed from yet another firewire drive over the network was 32 MB/s.

I had thought, well maybe the 4pin to 6pin cable was a bottleneck or something but such does not seem to be the case now. Choice of OS seems to be the bottleneck. It would be interesting if anyone had similar results or differing results, and maybe find out what, if anything can be done to get the speed up on 7RC. Doesn't bo... Read more

A:XP Wins Firewire drive test, Vista and 7RC no competition.

So I'm the only one rooting around here with Firewire drives hanging off my systems?
 

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Hackers Exploit Unpatched Firefox 0day Using Nobel Peace Prize Website.

It’s been a while since Firefox has been in the news, but this is a fairly high profile case involving the Nobel Peace Prize website. It seems there is a race condition vulnerability in the latest versions of Firefox (including 3.6.11) that allows remote exploitation.

In this case it was used via an iFrame on nobelpeaceprize.org which then downloaded malware to the visitors machine using a multi-exploit back-end which amongst others also leveraged this 0day Firefox exploit.
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Mozilla claims they will address this issue soon and past history dictates that a patch will come out within a few days, so look forwards to Firefox 3.6.12 by the end of the week. It seems to be a fairly advanced and targeted attack.Click to expand...

Note: Use of NoScript w/Firefox allows one to select and check Forbid IFrames in NoScript Options>Embeddings, or disabling JavaScript will block this exploit (but may affect viewing some web pages).

-- Tom
 

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I have been using 360 Security for over a year now with no problems but I am now having to do lots of online banking and am not sure if I have enough protection with 360.
I have a trial version of ESET Smart Security Premium installed which has dedicated banking and payment protection.
I have noticed that other software such as Kaspersky, Bitdefender,Comodo,F-Secure all have similar elements. Do these additional features actually give more protection ? An IT consultant friend says that these features are mainly 'cosmetic' . Is this so ?

Would welcome further advice and recommendations please, thanks.
 

A:ESET Online Banking feature - Have you tried it? Internet Security it better than the competition?

I used it one time version 8
I used it in trust site
It check the site
I think may be good
 

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I've had problem with my computer the past few weeks, and my internet has been going really slow on big websites like myspace, facebook, and youtube especially when I'm searching for something. Anyways, every other page seems like the advertisements on webpages are stolen and things like "you are the 100,0000 visitor click to redeem prize" with the ad moving all crazy. And then most of the time I get this thing "Your computer is infected scan for viruses ..Free spyware removal" Sometimes it makes a beeping noise thats annoying. Anyways, its really starting to annoy me and im thinking it is affecting the speed of my internet too! I've tried AVG, Ad-Aware 2007 but they cleaned a lot of different spyware but this one doesnt seem to go away I've posted my Hijack this log and hopefully someone can help me clean this crap off my computer.. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:07:24 AM, on 4/2/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5450.0004)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WIN... Read more

A:My Advertisements Show "system Scan Free Spyware Remover" And "you Are The Winner Click For Prize"

Hello Zzn. Please follow the instructions for downloading & running ComboFix here. Post back with it's log once done.

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Internet Explorer won't load so I couldn't scan with Kaspersky. I did a scan with XSoftSpySE and the results are what I have listed in the topic title. Since I don't own the full version of XSoftSE I could not use the removal tool, nor did I have the opttion to save the results in a log file. Thanks for helping! CarrieDeckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Owner on 2008-05-27 17:41:34Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------System Restore is disabled; attempting to re-enable...success.-- Last 1 Restore Point(s) --1: 2008-05-27 23:41:39 UTC - RP1 - System CheckpointBacked up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.Total Physical Memory: 447 MiB (512 MiB recommended).-- HijackThis (run as Owner.exe) -----------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:45:24 PM, on 5/27/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOW... Read more

A:Mirar Toolbar, Netratings, Flashget, Viewpoint, Iwon Prize Machine, Playmp3z Adware

Hi carrie777,I'm sorry we couldn't help you sooner but as you can see the forums are extremely busy and our volunteer helpers are at full capacity. I'm subscribed to this topic now and will help you with any malware issues you may have.Since it has been a while since you posted last and changes may have been made to your system please run DSS again and post a new log in your next reply.

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As in years past, the latest patched versions of the most popular web browsers around stood little chance against those competing in the annual Pwn2Own hacking competition. The usual suspects - Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet...

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A:Fully patched versions of Firefox, Chrome, IE 11 and Safari exploited at Pwn2Own hacking competition

This is one truly great event in the industry, thumbs up, so useful to everyone, except to the hackers who didn't participate.

I wish I could say it was 100% pure, without any shady agenda, but I would be lying, since hackers expose themselves, they all get into CIA and FBI books for good.
 

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Hello,Yesterday the cooling fan 90b broke inside my laptop.  I heard a low noise like a CD was spinning incorrectly and than my computer overheated and shut down.  Upon restart I got the 90b error message.  Can anyone please point me in the direction of a guide on how to replace my 90b fan, and a place where I can buy a replacement part?  Thank you very much, ThomasBrodsky

A:Cooling fan 90b error message and malfunctioning cooling fan...

Dear Thomas, 90b Error message occurs when there is firmware or a Hardware issue with the fan. Please install the following update on the Notebook. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp67001-67500/sp67052.exe It is the bios update, most likely to fix if its a firmware issue. However, if the issue persists, kindly contact our support center.we will be happy to help you fix it. Cheers!




I am an HP employee

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