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Lenovo notebook B50-30 unable to reboot, unable to shutdown from linux

Q: Lenovo notebook B50-30 unable to reboot, unable to shutdown from linux

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I am very unsatisfied by my Yoga 2 13 running Windows 8.1 which has become unusable.It is less then 2 years old, and now, I get a Windows Blue Screen of Death almost every 5 minutes.I even need to use another PC to enter this post, I did not have enough time on my Yoga 2.So, almost every 5 minutes, the computer crashes with a BSOD.I completely reinitialized the PC few days ago, nothing changed.Moreover, when I reboot the PC, quite frequently, it cannot reboot the first time because it does not see the SSD (see attached picture).I thought it was the SSD. I found the Crystal Disk Info utility, and when I run it against my SSD, everything is fine, no problem.So, if someone can help me troubleshoot this, I really don't know where to start.


























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Windows 10. Internet Explorer 11. Have tried to download and install Microsoft's latest Spring update for over a week now, and getting Error code  0xc1900101.  The update downloads but will not install. I asked in the Microsoft support community for help, but a little confused by their replies.  Although I have been using PCs for years, not a techie. Now, on shutdown, receiving a message about Task Host window unable to shut down.I used the Microsoft media tool (which was suggested), however this just kept updating and went nowhere.Can anyone help, or do I take the Notebook to a specialist repair shop?Thank you for any help.   

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One stick of 16GB will work (using that now), two sticks however shuts down the system 1 minute into power up (fyi makes it into Windows desktop, whole process took 1 minute before power down)...
 
I used Crucials memory checker, received two DDR4-2400 sodimm 1.2v cl17 16gb dual sided chips (kit of 2x16GB).  System would power up, go into Windows 10, be up for Approx 1 minute and system would power off.  You cannot repower the system, it turns on and shuts off immediately.  Pulling power to the device, plugging in again, will let it power to same point as before.  Approx 1 minute into having both modules installed.
 
Currently using a single module of the 16gb DDR4-2400 sodimm.  The stick that came out was from the manufacturer, an 8gb with QC M02089 on it, no other markings.  It will not work in either socket with the 16gb chip, so can't go 24gb onboard (must be different clock or voltage).  TC steps as follows:
 
- Both 16 gb chips installed, power off after 1 minute up.
- Single 16gb chip, stable
- Single 8gb chip, stable
- Single 16gb chip with old 8gb, no boot
- Swap 16gb chips in sockets, power off after 1 minute up
- New set of 16 gb modules, same issue as before (these were slightly higher frequency of 2666MHz)
 
Seems like a power issue on the mobo, too much draw.  As a cannot find any information on the installed chip itself I don't know what I can do beside stay at 16gb.  This could potentially e... Read more

A:Lenovo M900 Tiny model 10FM: unable to install 32 GB Ram, shutdown after 1 minute

M93p uses DDR3, something is wrong if you have DDR4 in it. I personally used M93p with 32GB of RAM, four sticks of 8 GB RAM is a max for it I think. I used Dell-branded DDR3-1600.

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I have installed several Linux distros on this machine. All work fine except none can shutdown or reboot. Whether on battery or plugged in, and whether i click shutdown (now), wait 59 seconds, or reboot it goes to a black screen with a static cursor at top left and does nothing more. The only way i can get out of this is to hold the power button until it shuts off. Time of use before shutdown has no effect. Is this a known issue? Any solution? Many thanks!

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Hi,
Question Re: XPS 8700 with Windows 8.1.  if computer is no longer able to boot into Windows.
And Restore is not able to correct issue. 
And Refresh is unable to correct issue.
But Dell Backup and Recovery indicates no issues were found and now asks to Reinstall Operating System.
is Installation Restore/Original Image Media required to complete the Reinstallation usind Dell Backup and Recovery?
Alternatively if the Reset My PC option is used is Installation media required?
Thanks.

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i tried to use ubuntu 14.04 LTS as live USB from the boot i can choose LIVE USB after that it shows options like try ubuntu or install ubuntu but when i  choose any of the above option  a black screen is coming up and  nothing happen after that ...the same problem with all other linux distribution except ubuntu 12.02 LTS (it is possible to try or install so i think no issue with BIOS settings) as i am a python developer i need to try(install) latest 14.04 LTS of ubuntu . but HP shows Blank screen not even to use live Ubunts. i tried OS faild* Ubuntu 14.04 LTS*Elementary OS*Linux Mint*Fedora*Korora*lubuntu but Ubuntu 12.04 worked fine...but i want to use latest version of any of the above...!

A:Unable to try any linux distribution

Enter the BIOS and in system configuration-->Boot options,  enable legacy support 

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Hey, I recently bought a VPS from the provider 'BinaryLane'. It is an unmanaged Linux server, and I am trying to connect to it via SSH (putty) and this is what happens:
http://gyazo.com/51accb33e640833659a7bb1ea908e0c1
"Network error, connection timed out".
I have entered the ip of my server with port 22, ive also tried port 1 and still I get this error.

This is the status of my server currently:
http://gyazo.com/bf1d6b3de2e0154a4eb36f36a058b699

I have no idea what to do, need help ty
 

A:Unable to connect to Linux server via SSH

Have you contacted the provider to have them check to see if the Linux server has the SSH service setup and running?
 

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I installed Linux Ubuntu onto my laptop, When i enter the boot manager to attempt to boot Ubuntu it just goes black for a couple of seconds and then starts windows. there are no error dialogues, it just shows black and then boots windows.P.S. I went through the entire linux installation process.

A:Unable to boot Linux Ubuntu

@_Potato HP only warranties their PCs for usage with the OS that comes preinstalled. IF you replace that or add a different OS, then you assume full responsibility for maintaining that other OS -- as HP then provides no assistance on that.Win10 PCs nearly all use UEFI and that poses special problems for installing Linux distros: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295Your best bet for Linux support, since HP does not provide Linux drivers, is to contact the support forum for the Linux distro you are trying to install -- in this case, the Ubuntu Forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/Good Luck

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I am trying to duel boot Windows 10 and Linux on my HP Envy, however I?m having no luck. I?ve probably tried every popular distro and all of them get stuck either when booting up the installation/live cd or when trying to install. I have enabled legacy boot and disable secure boot.

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i overwrote the harddrive of my windows xp with linux and now i tried to use my recovery cd's to go back to xp and overwrite the linux on the system because i dont like it and dont want it but the disks are saying the computer is not the right model now altho i used these disks multipul times before i overwrote the hard drive with linux on it how can i go back to windows xp when the disks are saying invalid model btw its the system recovery cd's that came with the computer so they are the right ones im not trying to put a illegal version or any thing

Error: These PC recovery discs do NOT support this PC model

A:overwritten with linux unable to go back to xp

Error: These PC recovery discs do NOT support this PC model

doe it not just give you the option to continue anyway ,it been a while since i see nthat error but i thought i just hit continue anyway ,i could be wrong ,you may need to use a harddrive utility to format the dive first .

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So I removed Mint 17 from my customer's dual boot laptop and now - no matter what I try - including every fix I can find via Google- I can't get Windows 7 to boot. (Actually that's not entirely true -- I'll get to that.)

I tried a Windows 7 Recovery disc. No joy.
I tried Boot-Repair. Still no joy.
I tried booting the W7 Recovery disc, going to the command prompt and running the procedure documented here. I get this message: The subsystem needed to support the image type is not present.
I tried to boot from a Windows 7 Installation disc (on USB) and it actually booted into the Windows installation that I'm trying to recover. I tried to run the bootsect command again but it said access was denied (probably because that's the active disc.)
So next I tried bootrec /fixmbr and bootrec /fixboot (both said they were successful) - and it wrote the MBR to my flash drive toolkit. Now it boots fine - as long as that flash drive (which is now useless to me) is plugged in.

I am utterly and completely frustrated and exasperated. If this was my own laptop, I would already have smashed it with a sledgehammer.

HELP?!?!

A:Removed Linux - now unable to boot Win 7 (this one is different)

you should have used easyBCD before removing linux.try to copy mbr(i thing you have them in pendrive) to drive which has windows using easyBCD and make it as active. 2.try this handy tool partition wizard bootable cd MiniTool Partition Manager Software for Windows PC and Server to rebuild mbr or recover .try partition wizard first.use bootable version not installer.i fixed these issues with repaire cd and cmd prompt.

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I have my hard disk partitioned as follows C: Fat32 Windows2000 plus other applications, D: Fat32 My Data, (documents etc) and E: linux. As I have not been using Linux I formatted the linux partition as fat32(formatted it through windows). I thought the boot loader, grub was loacated on the MBR (now i am not sure) and would not effect my windows partions, It has: When my PC boots now I will get a screen that has the word grub and a cursor. I have the c: partition set as active. How can I fix this???
 

A:Unable to boot since removing Linux

You can boot from the W2K CD and do a FIXBOOT to repair the boot files. There is also a nifty little utility called BOOTPART that I use to configure multiple boot configurations and to fix this problem, but it only works if your boot drive is FAT formatted.
 

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Hi guys, I have windows 10 1709 updated from W7. the product is exactly 10B8003TIX.if I go to start and click on shutdown it shuts down, the power led turns off but after few second it reboots normally exactly as if I pressed the poeer button.The difference between this and a reboot is the power led, in a proper reboot from Start button the poer led stays turned on.I performed all windows updates and all lenonovo system updates. my Bios version is FFKT28AUS and on the product page I found the FFKT46A version, I tried to flash it through cdrom and from the operating system but no changes... i could try the USB drive flashing but there are no instructions and I don't know how.I also tried to perfom a clean boot and also to restore default settings in bios but nothing changed.I am lost....could you help?RegardsFranco

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Hello,

Unable to ping from linux machine to windows 7 machine.The internet connection is working fine on windows machine.The outside connections are working from windows machine but unable to connect from ubuntu.Please help

A:Unable to ping from linux machine to windows

Moving your thread to the Linux forum for better results.

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hey guys ...

a very starange problem has ocured ..

i was having redhat linux as primary boot...
it was in a special partition

then my linux stopped booting and also the linux cd is not installing or fixing this bug at all...

so i decided to format that drive using Acronis drive tool...

then pc stopped booting as that partition was not properly formated..

so when i inserted xp cd for installation
problem occured that

all of my harddisk is completely in unpartitioned space ...

guys plz help..
i dont wana loose my data on drives except on c:
plz help me...

A:unable to install xp ..after removing redhat linux

Hi,

Welcome to TSF!!

I don' have any experience with Acronis drive tool. However, you said that the xp disk and your livecd aren't booting. This would leave me to believe that there is a problem with the drive itself. Has anything booted up since you used the Acronis tool? Are disks spinning up and then spinning down, or any other problems similar to that?

Microsoft staffers please jump in on this too, as I am at a loss for ideas on this one.

Cheers!

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Hi,
After a wrong manipulation i lost the access to all operating system installed in my computer.

I had 2 partitions one for winWind and the other for linux.

Actually when I try to switch on my laptop I get directly the boot setup.

I don't find any boot options configured. So I created one. I added the following path for the boot option : \efi\boot\bootx64.efi

I didn't added this path with my keyboard I selected it front the options that the system suggested to me.

I saved the changes and I restarted the computer but the issue persists I still have the options when I power on the laptop.

Could you please help me. Thanks
 

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I have downloaded the current BIOS (n11ur12w.iso) and verified the md5sum is correct: md5sum n11ur12w.iso dc67b2a8f22406a257401cea737bd423  n11ur12w.isoI burned it to a USB stick using the usual `dd` command. First I used the simple approach:dd if=n11ur12w.iso of=/dev/sdeThat did not work. So I was a bit more careful the second time and I used:dd if=n11ur12w.iso of=/dev/sde status=progress bs=1M iflag=fullblockThe dd command completed without problems, but the USB will still not boot. So I started investigating and that leads to my question. When I mount the iso file as shown below, should I see files?mount -o loop n11ur12w.iso /mnt/isoHere's all I see:ls -la /mnt/iso/
total 2
dr-xr-xr-x 1 root root 2048 Feb 27 18:20 .
drwxr-xr-x 1 user user 278 Mar 20 19:04 ..Is that normal? I downloaded the prior BIOS file (n11ur10w.iso) too, and checked it -- same thing. No files are visible on the device, when mounted as an ISO. Side note: Lenovo needs to revamp their BIOS update process. Take a look at how easy it is to update a BIOS on an Intel NUC under any operating system, for example.  

A:Unable to update w550s BIOS (Linux)

Hi,
 
I see you've already joined an "update BIOS" thread in the Linux forum, so I won't move this thread there.
 
I don't know how to massage that ISO into something bootable.  Hopefully someone in the Linux forum can help.
 
I can say that I took a look at that ISO with 7zip and it looks like it should.   Also, ThinkPad models newer than yours include scripts to build a bootable flash drive in the BIOS download.  It's in the windows exe (for now at least) so it does require a Win machine or VM but it can be done w/out having to hand-build a bootable installer.
 
FWIW, and I realize this isn't of much (any) help just now.
 
Z.

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I have Lenovo laptops B560 Notebooki sent it to be clean of dust but after cleaning it didn't work it had a problem in the mother board biosafter charging the bios it work but new problem showed upit is not shuting downwhen i prss shut down the windos dobut the laptop hang on like in the third photoand i won't power of no matter how much i let it to doi have to power it off by force by press power for 5 sec.what is the problem herewhy it don't power off

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I am using Windows 7 Home and Premium and I am unable to connect to Linux machine. I am getting the pop up for providing the username and password to connect to Linux Machine but it rejects the same. I had the same issue with Windows 7 Professional and I resolved it through chaging the policy as below.

Control panel - administrative tools-Local Security policy-local policies- Security options- network security: "LAN Manager authentication level" Changed to "Send LM & NTLM responses"

I came to know that there is no "Local Security policy " on Windows 7 Home and Premium version. Please help me to solve this issue. Thanks in advance.

A:Unable to connect to Linux from my Windows 7 Home and Premium

Azeeb, how are you trying to connect to your Linux machine? Personally, I am using ssh. A free version is included with the Cygwin distribution. Using this tool, I don't have to worry about the local security policy. Which software do you use to connect?

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I have purchased  Y700 with FreeDos OS, installed Ubuntu 16.10 with latest kernel.Hardware wifi network wirks fine, subbuffer is not wokring, but it is not critical. There is other proble, fan runs all the time.I read here that bios update can help, currently I have ...30WW  version, 52 is available for now. But there is no wat to update bios without windows install and it is crap! 

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XP Home Edition, 120MB HDU, 512k Ram, 2.6Ghz AMD, Norton Systemworks (inc Go-Back), M/s Office Std, Zone Alaarlm Spybot and AVG.

My system wont boot up. It gets to the Go-back page then tries to boot and after the go back bar ends reboots and takes me to the same place. I ran the Norton disc in the cd drive and ran NAVDX it reports no viruses. But cannot get it to run any utilities. i.e Win doctor. I have tried putting in a boot disc and it takes me to a screen that allows Safe mode, Safe mode + commmad prompt and normal boot, but doesn't work as When I try to boot safe it goes into the go back loop again. Tried putting in the XP disc (full Version not oem)and pressing R (repair) this takes me to C:\WINDOWS but directories dont really give me any repair functions. I have run CHKDSK no probs reported. Not quite sure what to do with boot disc. It just takes me to A:\ prompt and I dont know what to do next. I have tried checking all connections, cables etc. Recently had a power failure, would this affect sysytem? But still how do I recover. I do have a set of Ghost discs, that I made when I first bought system but dont want to lose work on PC. N E Help appreciated
 

A:Unable to reboot XP

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I am not able to boot from a live USB on my laptop. I currently have USB Legacy enabled and my boot device order is set to start with USB HDD, SATA HDD, Network Boot, then SAT ODD. Also, when I hit F12 to go to the "Boot Option Menu," and I when I select USB HDD and hit enter...it still boots windows. I know that my computer recognizes the USB becuause the name of USB appears when I try to boot from F12 and when I changed the boot option order.

I have also tested my usb on a different laptop and it worked. My other laptop has Windows 8.1 and I was able to boot Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon (64bit) from my USB.

Hopefully someone can help.
Thanks!


System Summary:

Manufacturer: Lenovo
Model: Lenovo Win7 PC
Processor: Intel? Core™ i5-2450M
CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2501 Mhz, 2 Cores, 4 Logical Processors
Installed memory (RAM): 4.00 GB
System type: 64-bit Operating System

Windows edition
Windows 7 Home Premium

Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
System Manufacturer: Lenovo
System Model: 4334
System Type: x64-based PC
SMBIOS: Version 2.7

Other Info
Local Disk (C: ) Properties:
File system : NTFS
Free Space: 343GB

A:Unable to Boot a Live USB with Linux on Windows 7 Home Premium

Was the USB stick made on the Win8 machine? If so, it may have a GPT partition scheme, which the presumably non-UEFI Win7 machine will not read. If you were able to boot from the stick on the W8 machine without turning off secure boot in the bios, this is the case.

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Well I was playing a flash game, and the computer started to have 10 second freezes off and on, not just in the browser but everything froze up, and then after a while it had a full crash, and it just froze completely. Anyone who uses vista home pc knows that trying to turn it off legitimately doesnt work most of the time in freezes/crashes...so I pulled the plug. Essentially my issue is, the computer rewrote something on a disk or in the harddrive when I restarted it...I dont know why... and now I am unable to reboot and I need to use a disk to reboot it. Will my information be able to be restored...Where do I get another disk of this sort...and is there anything else I need to/could do? I appreciate any help/suggestions

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I suddenly received a flurry of intrusion attempt messages from Norton (2011) but the source of the attacks appeared to be my own computer (possibly svchost.exe?) although some of them indicated the possibility of a TidServ infection.

I ran TDSSKiller, which found nothing then started a full Norton Scan and a Spybot Search&Destroy scan. About five minutes into the scan the system crashed with a blue screen and memory dump.

Thereafter I could not reboot Vista and instead got a black screen with a cursor in the top left corner. After several attempts I was able to boot from the Vista disc but I only got as far as the recovery options.

The start up scan does not report any errors, I have successfully restored two restore points and I still cannot get past the black screen stage.

I do have command prompt access from the recovery options menu, but I do not have the expertise to use this.

The Vista installation is on a Macbook partition using Bootcamp so I can actually access the files from the Mac OS partition.

Any help and suggestions VERY gratefully received!!

Ben
 

A:Unable to reboot Vista

It does not respond to Ctrl-alt-delete
It will not start in safe mode
 

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I have a Sony Vaio Windows XP computer about 5 years old. Unable to reboot. When I press start botton, the sony logo appears followed by the screen with the moving blue dots which ordinarily preceeds the opening of my desk top. Now the screen goes black after about 30 seconds, the computer clicks off, and about 30 seconds later the same process repeats again and again. Any suggestions how to fix this?
 

A:Solved: Unable to reboot

Can you boot up in safe mode?
 

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I?m having an issue where, with my laptop lid closed because I use my monitor, when I reboot my laptop it never actually comes back on. If I remember to open the lid in advance, there is no issue.

I have my settings set that when my laptop lid is closed, nothing happens.

A:Lid closed unable to reboot

Any help would be appreciated

thank you

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Hi everyone,
Neighbour asked me to come check his PC. He had unsolicited software and after a virus scan and Spyware scan I decided to re-install Windows. It loaded ok with serial key and all, however. On reboot, I got my DOS screen then went onto my XP splash screen. Then nuttin!!!. Just blank. The machine is on but there is no processor light flashing. I retried and did a safe mode . Same thing, it loaded all the various files then nuttin!!
Its embarassing as the neioghbour had use of his machine before, now he has nothing

A:Unable to reboot after XP repair

Your title says a XP repair. Your post makes it sound like a fresh install. So we can help better which did you do?

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Microsoft essentials directed me to download widows defender offline which I downloaded onto a disk and ran the system and apparently it showed that defender offline removed it so I rebooted the computer and now windows won't start up. The only thing I get is the flashing underscore on the top left. It won't even want to start in safe mode or even for me the option. Please assist. I'm stuck

A:Unable to reboot windows

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your malware problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the t... Read more

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If it press reset or about every 6 weeks my pc will not boot. The power light goes on but nothing happens. I have to reset the bios but I have no idea what causes it. Any ideas
 

A:Bios - unable to reboot pc

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I'm unable to log into Southwest.com from my HP notebook.  i have tried everything I can think of.  Please help. This page can?t be displayedMake sure the web address https://www.southwest.com is correct.Look for the page with your search engine.Refresh the page in a few minutes.

A:I'm unable to log into Southwest.com from my HP notebook

Emma21 wrote:I'm unable to log into Southwest.com from my HP notebook.  i have tried everything I can think of.  Please help. This page can?t be displayedMake sure the web address https://www.southwest.com is correct.Look for the page with your search engine.Refresh the page in a few minutes.Hi Emma21, How about other websites? Like youtube.com, gmail.com, google.com? If the links mentioned above is working, most probably the website southwest.com is either under maintenance or not responsive due to network traffice or the site itself has issues. Try other links first then update us. Regards,Norman





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I'm trying to add a Mac notebbook to my network. Airport is turned on and I'm able to get to the router, which asks for a WEP password. When I enter the correct password, (located on the side of the router); I get the message that I'm connected to the network, which is "LMVO2". However I'm unable to get to any internet page. I receive the error, "Server not found".

Any thoughts on the subject will be greatly appreciated. Thanks for looking.
 

A:Solved: unable to add mac notebook

Whoops... my error. I mis-read the WEP address. Finally realized the mistake and corrected it. All is well. RESOLVED!!
 

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Hi, I mistakenly deleted my Windows boot manager and now the screen shows "Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:1. Insert Windows installation disc and restart your computer.2. choose your language settings, and then click "Next"3. Click "Repair your computer." The errors also show:File:  \Boot\BCDStatus: 0xc000000fInfo: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data. Now I do not have a back up recovery disk nor any windows installation disk. trying to get recovery from the by pressing the "Esc" keys were not successful.  Is there someway I could obtain a copy of bootable recovery disk? Quick advise is appreciated.

A:Notebook PC unable to boot

As we have properly understood your issue can you please help us with the windows you are using right now  so that we can assist you better? Nitin singh

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I am using Windows 2000 Proffessional Edition. Since a week i am unable to shutdown, restart ot log off my computer. It just comes back to the desktop after i click OK to shutdown or restart the pc. But if i press ALT + F4 and then click OK to shutdown or restart the pc, it works. But doesnt work if i do it normally, i.e. from Start -> ShutDown....
Can anyone please solve this?
 

A:Unable to ShutDown

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hai

pls help, i got my laptop 1 month ago. able to shutdown properly for about 1 week,after i hve installed MSOff2007,and some utilities, i am having this error while attempting to shutdown:
"the instruction at 0x76a184fd reference memory at 0x00000000 . The memory could not be read"

I cant shutdown , ...

pls assist.
tq

A:unable to shutdown

I don't know any of the technical stuff about the memory, but on all laptops you can do a "hard" shutdown by holding the power button for about 5-10 seconds. It's not ideal but if you have to do it, it works.

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This is what my screen looks like after installing all updates and a reboot. Anyone know how to fix?

A:Unable to log in after Windows Updates/Reboot

Boot from WDP DVD and do an automatic repair, if it doesnt work try a system refresh.

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Sometimes my computer won't connect to the internet unless i reboot and sometimes i even have to reboot more than once, i am running windows 7 ultimate and have a Belkin router
 

A:internet unable to conect without reboot

Make sure you have the latest firmware for the router; then reset it to factory default settings and reconfigure it.

Make sure you have the latest driver for the network adapter.

Please show the following for an unsuccessful attempt and again for a good connection.

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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Hi there, I have been experiencing connections issues when play two MOBA type games, League of Legends and Heroes of Newearth.

The connection issue specified is that whenever I may be playing the game I would randomly disconnect once at maybe 5-15 minutes into the game, I'd be fine on the homepage of the client or whatever and I could sit there forever without me being disconnected. But when entering the game and playing the game for a bit this would occur. At first I thought it was just my router acting that way but when I went to check if I could reconnect to the router, my router specifically just disappeared. However, the router appeared to still be working. My PS3 next to me which is connected to the router also was also still connected to the router, however my laptop was not.

To summarize it up, when playing LoL or HoN, (These two games only), I would disconnect and my laptop would not be able to reconnect because it would not even show that my router existed.

I had first thought it was only LoL acting up and asked for help on their forums however received no help. I thought this because every other online game I played would be perfectly fine as I played it. Some games where this doesn't happen is Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne, and Ragnarok Online. However, recently, I decided to try out HoN thinking it was only LoL that acted that way, but to my dismay it had occurred the same way on HoN.

So what I'm basically asking, what may be the problem? How c... Read more

A:Disconnections and unable to reconnect unless reboot

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Hi all...

I have Vista Business Edition (32bit) installed.
Workstation is on the network.
We use our workstation at work to connect to various locations, using various VPNs, from web based VPN to standalone such as Cisco, SonicWall, etc. etc.

Often, I work from home (XP workstation) and I want to RDC into my VISTA workstation at work. Sporadically, It won't allow me to remote in. (Once I establish my VPN to the network at work and try to RDC, it gives me the generic message that the workstation (my vista workstation) is unavailable or currently not accepting connections, etc.

The only way we have figured out to solve this is:
1- ipconfig renew from the VISTA workstation at work
2- above doesn't always work and we must reboot VISTA prior to leaving work.

If I reboot VISTA, then I have never had any issues RDC from home...

If we forget to do the above, then it is a gamble... Sometimes I'll be able to connect from home, sometimes I won't...

Both my coworker (which has VISTA installed) and I have to do this.

BTW, we have other workstations at work that are XP and that we also use to connect to various sites using the same VPN and we have no problems to RDC to those from our home. (and we never have to ipconfig renew or reboot - only with VISTA).

1- Anybody else experiencing this?
2- Is this a known problem?
3- Any settings I could change that would fix this?

Again, please remember that I can log in from time to time from home, this is a sporadic issue which we t... Read more

A:RDC - Unable to remote in - Must reboot everytime

Half of a Solution :

Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections

Right click on the virtual Adapter that is causing the issue and Disable it.

In my case, it is my Sonic Wall VPN. Exit out of the Sonic VPN wasn't enough. One also needs to disable it as per above.

Too bad. I feel this should be done automatically once you exit out of Sonic Wall.

If I forget to disable it, then I'm back to square one as per my initial post.

Cheers.

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Hey all,

so my computer had been running sluggishly for quite some time, and I suspected it of being infected. Things hit their peak when I moved into my dorm room. All of the sudden, my computer was not able to connect to the internet through my room's ethernet wall jack. I spent a while trying to figure out what was wrong, running anti-malware program to no success, and eventually ended up restarting the computer in safe mode with networking. When I did that, the computer was suddenly able to connect to the iternet. Because of that, I decided to factory reboot my computer (I have an asus ul-50vt).

That worked; I'm now able to connect to the iternet. However there is something seriously wrong with the connection. Web pages load erratically (some will load instantly, others extremely slowly and others not at all). I ran a speed test it and it gave my download speed as 2.4 kbps, while my upload speed is 20.3 mpbs! The only answer I can come up with is that the computer is still infected somehow and that's slowing my internet down. The problem I'm having is that whenever I try to download a file, like an anti-spyware program or a windows update the download goes extremely slow for a minute or two and then freezes up all together. I'm not able to download any files of significant size. Can anyone help?

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Greetingz! well so much for being careful!I have no idea what happened but everything is totally messed up!computer stats are .Model H/P 2.66 GHz intel pentium512 MB DDR SDRAM memory120 GB DMA H/D128 MB nvidia geforce4 mx440 grafics card with TV-outDVD/RW/CD-RW problems are, not rebooting with out having to do a multi Cont/Alt/Dele and repeated tapping of enter key, not even into safe mode w/out many repeated tries, com hangs w/the black screen. When using my firefox if I highlite the adress bar I get the "firefox encountered an error" window and it closes I cosistantly am getting timmed out and page not found errors ( for all pages/sites including BC! )Steps I have already tried!reboot of course lol (and again and again)did a restore to 3 different "points"all AV(online and installed) and spyware including trying some I never heard of before searching!I tried to do a full recovery (my recover is preinstalled on a seperate drive)got as far as the advice box to try restore then it hangs and after about 3-5 mins it shuts down,I tried to use the emergency disc's created from the recovery cd maker and my cd drive would not reconize the disc!*copy of HJT*EDITED because I had used the older version of HJT!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 10:17:51 AM, on 3/26/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:�... Read more

A:hangup/blk screen/ unable to reboot

The log is clean. A lot of times shutdown problems are because there is a driver conflict. Try and see if you can update the drivers for your video card, sound card, and network and see if that helps

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Good afternoon,

Let me start by saying that I'm not a huge techie. There are a lot of things I know about computers, but much more that I don't know. I'm hoping you all can help me save my desktop computer without having to lose years of files I can't replace.

I updated my computer from Win 7 Pro to Win 10 several months ago and it has been working fine until last night. And before anyone asks, no, I was stupid and never made a recovery disk. I kept telling myself I needed to do so, but I forgot.

Last night I was running an update to the AMD Catalyst Suite to get updated drivers for my video card. While that was running I had Firefox open and was checking my email. All of the sudden I got a BSoD telling me something had gone wrong and my computer needed to restart, but it gave me absolutely no info on what had gone wrong. I assume though that it's related to the video driver update I was attempting. My computer restarted and then got stuck in an auto repair loop. It would find nothing to repair, then would restart and go right back into the auto repair again. At this point I have no access to the system except by command line.

These are the fixes I have tried so far, from various sources online, in roughly the order I tried them:
Restore Point - I only have 3 restore points for some reason, and I've tried to restore to all of them but they all fail.Startup Repair - Have tried this 5 or 6 times, restarting after each attempt, with no change.Startup Options - I... Read more

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I installed a new hard drive and reloaded Windows XP Home edition from original disk. I then added the Windows XP backup feature to the install. The pc runs fine, reboots, etc. until I try to restore the files from the Windows XP backup that I made of the old hard drive. The Windows restore functions completes, but when it restarts I get the blue screen with the following message:

Process1_Initialization_Failed Stop: 0x0000006B (0xC000007A, 0x00000008, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

The Roxio GoBack was not installed on the pc. The original backup was made with Windows XP SP2. Any suggestions appreciated.

Thanks.

A:Unable to reboot XP after restore from backup

When restoring the original OS you have to get the updates to get it to the service pack of the last backup. I had the same problem because I was loading SP1 then trying to restore an SP2 backup.

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I have a hp pavilion g6 notebook with win7 installed. It just got off suddenly and won't boot. I tried 2 windows 7 disks which got stuck at setup is starting. I tried a bootable windows xp usb but it kept giving me the Bsod 0x7b. Some forums say to change to ide in sata settings but my bios, insydeh20 revision 3.5, doesn't have such an option.

I tried hard disk self test and it gets stuck at 44% and gives a red"hard disk quick 303" error. So is my hard fried? Any way to save the data?its important.

Any help will appreciated.

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A:Unable to install any windows in Hp notebook

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