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Troubleshooting a slow company LAN?

Q: Troubleshooting a slow company LAN?

At our company we have a LAN with about 15-20 computers (win xp/vista) mostly HP within 1-5 years old, a linux mail server, a win 2003 domain/file server with DNS and intranet HTTP. The network also has an ADSL wi-fi router with DHCP for the Wi-Fi (wired systems are on static IPs), another wi-fi access point, about 3 or 4 switches, about 10 IP phones and an asterik phone server. A few (not all) of the workstations are actually daisychained through the IP phone where there aren't enough network points available. We're using some network applications such as Sage Accounts, and Clik Service. The network infrastructure is heterogeneous, mosty netgear but I think there's some belkin and belkin devices. There's also a backup server, one networked printer, and a couple of shared printers hosted on workstations. The network has built up over the last decade or so and hasn't actually been designed, it just grew by itself. There's probably other things I've forgotten to mention too.

It may not be surprising, but our network is running quite slow (both using the Internet and LAN) and has been for a long time. Is there a way to track down the main sources of slowness without going to huge expenses such as hiring a network consultant?

Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks.

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A: Troubleshooting a slow company LAN?

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I've worked on a lot of systems but one thing keeps puzzling me, whether in Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8.

PC's acting real slow overall; not talking internet, talking the whole system stop responding for period of time, hanging/freezing for a little bit and then back to normal, not even taking things like ctrl-alt-del command (at least not for 30-60 seconds).

But at the same time you can view TaskMgr and it is showing 20-50% of CPU and memory used up, Peak RAM not even near top, over 1gb free, no applications or only 1 or 2 running, only 1 user, show processes from all users checked. Why in the world should any system run slow with all those resources open?

Half of the time this is even after I've run ccleaner, disabled extra stuff then, defrag if needed, disabled any extraneous startup entries, rebooted, scanned for and/or cleaned up any malware with malwarebytes and/or super antispyware and rebooted. And you can get it running fairly well and then go on using it and it starts to do the crazy behavior again of lack of responding or everything loading very slow.

A:Slow PC troubleshooting

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I'm looking for 17 inch Flat Screen monitors and bestbuy and CC are sooo expensive!! Wow 5oo bucks!! I went to Walmart and they have Flat montiors on sale. Microtek.. Is this company reliable? The 18 inch LCD (yes 18!) is $450 with taxso it's around $475.00
so is this company I can trust unlike Emachines.. YUCK!! Aslo should i just watch out for sales and rebates online (i also save tax!) for a LCD monitor or just go with this one.. also is there a real big diffrence between analog and digital LCD flat screens.. whatever that means??

A:Is Microtek a good company for Flat Monitors and what company should i avoid?

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Hi all,

Looking for some assistance in figuring out why mt machine has slowed down remarkably.

I originally thought it was high disk activity but that does not seem to be the case. I did some digging with Process Explorer and Process Monitor and could not nail down any individual program that was really thrashing the disk. The high activity was from running uTorrent, but even when I pause all of my torrents that I'm seeding, the machine is still slow.

Now that I've gotten through the disk activity, I'm really not sure where to go.

The machine was running great and then after installing SP1 a week or so ago, it's been a bit of a dog. I saw some stuff about the disk indexing being a problem right after installing SP1, but that it calmed down after a while for people, but mine never sped back up, so I don't think that is the issue.


A:Troubleshooting system slow down

The first thing to do is run a full updated anti virus scan, the second thing to do is run a full updated malwarebytes scan.
Optimize Windows 7

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Recently, one of our old servers died. It was expected, so it wasn't to big of a problem.

I got a new server up and running, it was working awesome. So much faster than before. Anyways I re-installed my Panda Business Secure and pushed out the communication agent to all of the office PC's.

After doing this rollout of the communications agent, the network seems to be slowed to a crawl. Is there some free program that I can get or use to check why its going so slow? I am new to this job and unfortunately have no one to help me, so Im completely at a loss here and people are slowly getting mad.

Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Slow Network - Need Help Troubleshooting

What's it plugged into? (Switch, what model, what type of cable, etc)

What type of server?
What's processor load? (CPU, disk IO, etc.)
What processes are loaded? (Look at taskman)
What's it connected to? (Do netstat -no)

For what it's worth, a very common problem on switched 10/100 networks is Link Speed/Duplex. I wouldn't exactly call FastEthernet link negotiation reliable. If the NIC is forced 100/FULL, or the switchport is forced 100/FULL - the other side will never try PHY negotiation and will more often than not end up with mismatch duplex.

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Hi I have just bought a friends old pc that was previously running as per normal, He took his HDD out for his new pc and I installed my HDD into the new pc and installed all of the drivers. I found that the machine was running extremely slow at boot up and in general making it almost impossible to use. I tried everything I could and ended up buying a new HDD for the machine, installed it, installed a fresh OS (XP home professional)and installed all drivers. I ran checkdisk, defrag, msconfig utility, disk cleanup. Still the problem remains, looks like its taking longer to boot now. the specs for my machine are..
AMD 64 Duel Core 2.41 Ghz
3Gig Ram
600W PSU
XP Service Pack 2 
x2 SLI Nvidia Geforce 7800 GT      

A:Advanced slow pc troubleshooting

What type of Hard Drive did you install?  Are you using IDE or Sata?

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Alright, so I'm a former IT Systems Analyst (Glorified tech support junkie).

As such, I've built my family's computers, and exist as the home IT/nerd. My girlfriend's computer is the byproduct of a Windows 7 HP system's components being migrated to a new chassis and upgraded motherboard. Processor and RAM are from the HP. The HDD is a Hitachi Deskstar 250GB I picked up from a spare parts store, and the original WDBlue 1TB has been plugged into the board as a second drive to provide access to the original files (documents, etc.).

But lately, the computer has been running slowly, with Word freezing up, not responding, and even crashing on occasion.

Windows seems to be running normally, but other programs, (including Chrome) seem to be extremely slow to respond to interaction. My girlfriend wants a new computer. I would like to fix it without spending incredible amounts of money on a new machine.



A:Troubleshooting Help? Win 8.1 programs slow/ unresponsive

Think be best to try to list all components here,make and model, amount of hardware and RAM type processor and speed, for us to know exactly what is in there first ,as only listed HDD as Seagate 250 GB,( RPM of Drive ?) Chrome can be resource hog a bit for a browser, how is IE ?
First rule check amount of startup and running processes.

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I have tried Zazula's steps for troubleshooting a slow startup and have the results if anyone can help. 7 minutes reg. time to startup

1. Will attach the two logs

2. Under Non Plug and Play, I have two with yellow exclamations - Parport and Serial

3. 11 minutes to start

4. Tried this but the black screen only flashes on and then is gone

5. 6 minutes to start

6. 47 processes running

7. Unable to do this one

8. Unable to do this one

9. Done

10. Ran the CleanUp! program so this should have been done

11. Didn't even attempt...have learned lots from TechSupport but I'm afraid not enough!

12. See #11 answer

13. I share an iternet connection through a router and a switch

14. Done

15. Tried this but Windows Messenger was greyed out (unavailable)

16. done

I also was online and tried a link which was sent by Dai


I had some luck with that but couldn't find some of the programs listed. I am virus free. Thanks so much for any help! You are all awesome!

A:Troubleshooting steps for slow startup

Hi TooTired

I wouldn't worry at all about the yellow exclamation points next to the ParPort and Serial devices in Device Manager, if your motherboard has neither of these devices. Many modern boards do not, especially laptops. The reason these show up in XP's hidden devices list at all is that some "superIO" chips are still used that have a built-in capability to control parallel and serial ports, when such are wired in to the board. If no such devices are wired in, it doesn't hurt anything - other than the mysterious exclamation point you found in Device Manager. The "SuperIO" chips, by the way, are still there for a reason - there are many other devices that they enable you to use, that are still used by laptops and desktops alike.

I am curious to see what the "Details" are for the EventViewer errors for F-Secure Antivirus (event 103), Application Error/Hang (events 100/101), WLTRYSVC (event 2), Service Control Manager (events 7000/7009), and "Disk" (event 7). To view the "Details" of an EventViewer event, right-click on the event, and select "Properties". I'm especially curious to see what disk is mentioned in the disk errors - there are quite a few of those errors, not good if they stem from a hard drive (no big deal, however, if they stem from a dirty/scratched CD). Also worth investigating is the setup of your F-Secure Antivirus. You have a lot of errors, consistently, associated with that progra... Read more

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Hey. There are two company computers here where I work experiencing some virus issues. We've removed a few viruses with avg and spybot search and destroy. AVG has been messing up badly though, throwing errors, so we've tried to uninstall it. I went through and deleted all AVG registry files in order to delete the DLL files that went along with AVG, because we were unable/unallowed to delete them otherwise.

Here's a DDS on the first computer I need some help with. Tell me if you see anything out of sorts. I paused a malwarebytes scan to post this, but will continue the scan after posting. Malware bytes has already detected 5 potential problems.

DDS (Ver_10-10-21.02) - NTFSx86
Run by Don at 19:13:57.18 on Mon 10/25/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.401 [GMT -5:00]
FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardianSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$ALLDATASC\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
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A:2 Company Computers running slow, experiencing problems with AVG

Malware Bytes log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
Database version: 4946
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702
10/25/2010 7:32:08 PM
mbam-log-2010-10-25 (19-32-08).txt
Scan type: Full scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 242834
Time elapsed: 53 minute(s), 24 second(s)
Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 4
Registry Values Infected: 1
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 3
Files Infected: 9
Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{00a6faf6-072e-44cf-8957-5838f569a31d} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\RunDll32Policy\f3ScrCtr.dll (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Multimedia\WMPlayer\Schemes\f3pss (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{00a6faf1-072e-44cf-8957-5838f569a31d} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\adwarealert (Rogue.AdwareAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
Registry Data Items Infected:

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I got my Fiber line installed about 2 months ago. The offer I pay for says 1Gbits/s down and 200Mbits up. Naturally, I've never even gotten close to those speeds. At first, when the guy did his thing, I didn't have an Ethernet cable on hand (despite being a network and IT student...I know, the irony), so I used the router's Wifi. I was averaging 70 Mbits down. At first, I was thinking, 'this seems a bit low'...for fibre of course). I went into lectures the next day and people said, you may need to wait for your line to be properly activated...this seemed plausible, so I waited. The next week I stuck an RJ45 on some CATVE and immediately went to average 500Mbits/s (688Mbits/s record). Now, this is great, but it's still half of what I'm paying for.

However, for the past 2 days, I've been having problems. My Desktop (after coming out of sleep) always has the yellow triangle symbol over the wireless icon (faulty ethernet cable so was back to WiFi). I disconnect and reconnect to find the same problem. I restart the wireless on the router, to find the problem is persisting. Only after 3-5 tries does it work. My phone too has been having trouble connecting to WiFi (Authentification problem).

The original CAT5 cable has since 'developed' a problem and has been changed. The Pc hasn't been having the connection problem out of sleep, but Chrome is very slow to do anything. Youtube loads every other time, social media too. I... Read more

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I recently purchased a new laptop running Windows 7.  On setup, I was pleased to find that it connected to my home network without much complaint.  However, I soon noticed a misstep -- after putting my laptop to sleep, upon waking, it
would consistently fail to connect to network.
I've tried disabling IP Helper, as well as the wireless adapter's IPv6 protocola
la advice on other forums.  I've also ensured that the driver settings do not allow for disabling to save power.  Seeing that none of these worked, I decided uninstall and delete the driver and install a newer version (in a related issue,
the driver update feature failed to detect the existence of a newer version -- why?).
This appears to have fixed the connection issue.  However, still, after sleeping the laptop and waking, although it connects to the router, I still need to reset the IP command-line via ipconfig /release + /renew.
I was running Vista on my previous machine, and I know that its Network Diagnostic tool would, when presenting solutions, frequently suggest that my computer had the wrong IP and that I should reset it.  I was hoping throughout this process
that the Network Diagnostic troubleshooter would present a similar option.  Instead, however, no matter what I do with my wireless, the troubleshooter only ever returns the message "Troubleshooter couldn't identify any problems."  Whether or not
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A:Troubleshooting the Network Troubleshooting Utility / After-Sleep Connection Problems

To avoid confusion Let us focus on the first issue within this thread first.
Can you access internet when connecting the laptop directly via cable?
Where did you download the newer version of network card driver? Usually, the “driver update” feature from device manager will go to Microsoft update catalog website for the corresponding driver instead of the manufacture’s website. AT
this point, I would suggest install the latest driver
here. Please note: Microsoft don't write drivers, for any driver related issue, the OEM is always the best resource to turn to. Your understanding is appreciated.
As a workaround, you can prevent the network card from sleeping by the following method:
Open Device manager->expand Network adapter-> right click on the wireless adapter->Properties->under Power Management tab, uncheck the box before “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power”.
Is anything unclear, please feel free to post back.
Regards,Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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My machine has been experiencing intermittent BSODing over the last few weeks and I wonder if you could give me a hand troubleshooting it? I'll summarise what i've done so far. It's not given me anything today, as I say, it's intermittent.

System Info:
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770K CPU @ 3.50GHz
Processor Information: Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Graphics Information: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti
Mobo: Z87I-PRO
System BIOS: 0903
Installed System Memory: 16 GB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (originally installed on system)
Age of system: 1 year, 1 month
OS Reinstalls: None
This is a desktop PC
System Manufacturer: Purchased from ChillBlast
Troubleshooting so far:
* Checked EventViewer for after the crashes. The only useful thing showing is that the Kernel service is shutting down - which I suppose it would if power to it was interrupted.
* Opened up case to check components. Everything seated well. Extremely tidy cabling (if I may say so myself; nothing getting in any fan's way).
* Ran GPU stress test - all fine.
* Ran Processor stress test - all fine
* Ran driver verifier (ran for about 20 minutes) and nothing crashed.

Attached Files:
* PerfmonReport
* Your app collection dump
* IPDT Processor Test results

Appreciate your support :)

A:Intermittent BSOD (full troubleshooting included) - need troubleshooting advice

Bump please :)

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I would very much appreciate an expert's help here. I believe I have some adware/malware on my computer that may be causing it to boot slow (hangs on the windows flag in XP for 4 minutes at boot up) and then load slow with erratic mouse/cursor movements. Everything seems functional but just slow and erratic. Sound and video is also erratic with skipping and freezing. Below, I have included the file I got from HijackThis. Please assist if you can, thank you.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:42:56 PM, on 9/25/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
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A:HijackThis file for troubleshooting slow, erratic computer issue in Windows XP

Hello, seminoviceboy
Welcome to TSF

My name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)
Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).
Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.
Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. :)
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.
Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.
Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just put a post here so that I know you're still here. We get a lot of people who simply leave, and if there is no contact for that amount of time I will have to assume you have "vanished" .

We need to create an OTViewIt ReportPlease download OTViewIt by OldTimer.
Save it to your desktop.
Double click on the icon on your desktop.
Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.
Push the button.
Two reports will open, copy and past... Read more

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I have an interesting problem that has been driving some pretty smart IT guys nuts. To perform my job I have to access a certain venders web pages that has security set up that I do not know all the details of. Anyway on the company PC using the company image that is a normal XP image and maintained by Comp U Com.

Any time I access this vender's web page it works fine until just after the log in screen. Once I put in my user name and password and click Ok IE just goes blank white and that's it. No error msg no nothing, its not locked up as the frame is still there and the world is turning but nothing else.

This happens on all the company PCs accessing this particular vender's web page as I went and checked. So I wanted to see if it the problem was in the PC or the network. I took the company PC home and was able to successfully log into that vender's web page from my cable modem at that house. Worked fine.

I have already added the vender web pages to the trusted zone and enabled all the active X and everything, deleted the cookies, tried some proxies etc. Every setting that can be done on the PC I have tried.

My question is what is the company network security system blocking that IE needs to work and how to resolve?


A:IE blank page problem on company network but works fine off company network

Oh and to add this I loaded FireFox and from the company PC on the company network it logs in fine but FireFox will not display the page correctly and all the buttons do not work right so that is another issue.

I would like to get IE working as that is what these pages were written for

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I?m looking for a Data Recovery company [not a Data Software company] to recover data on my drive that will not spin. Want to spend less than $1000. Please advise.


A:Recommend Data Recovery Company not Data Software Company

Best Data Recovery Company

I have visited many data recovery websites and evaluated their product.

But my experience with one data recovery is almost excellent.

Nucleus Data Recovery, the leading data recovery company having biggest range of professional data recovery software.

Their support is also excellent you drop a email for any help they will respond within 5 minutes.

To recover your data try Kernel Recovery for FAT+NTFS.

The DEMO allows you to preview the recoverable contents and you can check whether the file is recovered correctly or not by double clicking on it.

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purchased a yoga 900 in July 2016. everything working great until late december when i closed the laptop after using it. i felt the machinisms a little tight and heard a crack as i was about half way closing the screen. as i reopened it, i noticed a crack along the left side starting at the base. i reached out to Lenovo tech and was told i would be notified. i sent pictures and statement on what occured. the incident was no fault of mine. Being the 5th lenovo i have owned and the first time i have experienced this, i knew this was a faulty machine with a defective screen. this is the reason i reached out to lenovo. after a couple weeks of no response and follow ups after follow ups on my end, i was emailed a response from their "case manager" stating this was not going to be covered on their base warranty as they deemed this as an "accidental" incident. while i waited for a response, i had no choice but to purchase another laptop for work purposes. until now, i have been a huge fan anf spokes person for Lenovo. i have a different outlook at this company and will no longer purchase from Lenovo or advise any one of my employees to do so.

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Hi there.

I found a,b,c, and d.exes in my temp folder and had deleted them already, along with msb.exe. I'm still getting popups from IE (I'm using FF) and getting iexplorer.exe crashes (I assume from the trojan)

I can't run gmer.exe

PHP Code:

[Window Title]
Microsoft Windows

[Main Instruction]
gmer.exe has stopped working

A problem caused the program to stop working correctlyWindows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available<... Read more

A:msb.exe and company

Anyone? :(

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I recently got a job in medical informatics. I work at home and access the company's data base through a laptop supplied by the company. I didn't know when I hired on that the company forbids the use of a wireless connection. I have a wireless router and my office is on a different floor than my router. I can get the office hard wired, but in the meantime I was wanting to know if there is any way the company can know that I am using a wireless router. They are OK with me using the wireless router, as long as the laptop is physically connected. BTW, I have WAP on the wireless for security.

A:Can my company know?

I assume you are connecting through a VPN appliction? I hope you are using WPA2 for the wireless encryption.

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Hi guys. I'm browsing for comps, looking to buy a nice $3000.00 package. Please help me out here: which company sells the most reliable, most upgradeable computers? I want the computer to last for a long time. Thanks.

P.S. I've been finding great deals at the Dell site, but are they the comps I'm looking for?

A:Which company is the most dependable?

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Sorry in advance if this is in the wrong group. I could finger out where else to post my question.

I have been asked at work to talk to an IT support company to look after out IT.

We have a mix of WinXP and Win7 PCs and Laptops, a Server 2003 and a few network printers.

Before I start call people, what 5 questions do you think I shoud ask them, to make sure they are capable of doing the job?

Thanks for you're help.

A:IT Support Company - What do I need to ask

I'd ask them if they are primarily phone support or do they also offer on-site support.

Are they available 24/7, if not how much per hour is a late night call out charge.

Does the cost of hiring the company include scheduled maintenance (some companies do, some don't)

What are their backup policies, this is an important one. (Do they keep the backups off site and secured)

What security policies would they wish to implement should they get the contract.

How long is the contract.

Whom else do they work for. Do some digging on them as there are a few not-so-good ones out there.

That's a few questions, but if it were my company, I'd really grill them as IT Support is crucial to most companies.

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how can i delete all info form this laptop, history and files

A:company laptop

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Here' my DDS log file ... DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Rick at 12:34:23.65 on 02/05/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1014.280 [GMT -5:00]AV: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {A1C4F2E0-7FDE-4917-AFAE-013EFC3EDE33}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\KeyboardSurrogate.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXEsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\tabbtnu.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k AkamaiC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\EPSON Projector\EPSON USB Display V1.4\EMP_UDSA.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LxrSII1s.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Nero BackItUp 4\NBService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYSC:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.ex... Read more

A:NeXplore & Company will not go away

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i have recently installed company of heroes on my pc, but when i click the shortcut icon i get a demoshield splsh screen for 5 seconds, and then it vanishes, and the game doesnt start, i get no error messages nothing, any ideas?

my specs are

Mobo: Gigabyte GA - P35C-DS3R
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 3.0 gig
GPU: Nvidia 8800GTS 640mb
RAM: 2gig PC2-6800 DDR2
Directx 9.C
Windows XP Pro SP2
x16 DVD writer

i have downloaded the latest drivers for my GPU, and i have also tried running the game in compatability mode (win 2000) but this didnt work either. i went to the THQ website to check for updates/patches, but when i click on downloads, then updates, it just goes back to the homepage, nothing happens, im confused,

can someone help me please?

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The Question is self explanatory. I just wanted to see what other people thought.

Wow, eVGA is good.

A:Which nVIDIA Company is the best?

eVGA has 4 votes with 80% and XFX has 1 vote from me with 20%.

People like eVGA because they think the step up program is worth its weight in gold when really it is a very limited con with a ton of fine print. Also I beleive eVGA advertises more than any other GPU company, like moths to a pourch light come the people to the pretty ad

I like XFX cause of their double warranty, It is a liftime warranty for the original buyer and same goes if you sell the card to somone, they are the only company that lets the warranty pass from the original purchaser to secondary buyer that I know of, I may be wrong though. Although this is a really good quality because if I am selling my 8800GTX a year down the road I am sure I will get top dollar for it due to the fact that even if I was selling a DOA product the buyer is garunteed to get a new one directly from XFX. I also prefer them because out of about 20 products both for personal use and cards I put in customer machines, I have had not one single problem.

All in all unless you are buying from some "B" company most of the products are pretty close quality wise from the top manufactures. All it really comes down to is the perks you get with the card at the time of purchase, it may be a great warranty, step up program or even a really good game bundle. You just have to ask yourself which perk best suites your needs...

eVGA is killing my beloved XFX now

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hi there everyone , i want to start a company of mine tips needed

A:I want to build a company using Web -- how?

there are several options for just about any and every facet of the process.
what have you done so far and what do you still need?
what is the business about? what will you be selling or which services will you be offering?

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Hello,i have made a company,that is similar to a internet cafe,we have very nice computers with high specs and all other for serious gaming and for just check in to the internet.
My question this,i want to start the companys work,but to do that i need the coputer to have a OS or a WINDOWS inside program that will only let you to play games and surf the internet,and it will need a teamviewer kinda program that will let the admnistrator in the main desk to see the computers screens and help them if its needed,and it needs to have a counter to count the time he/she will be using the internet.
Hope you understand me,sorry for the bad English.

A:Program for my company.

Here is some free software.........
There are more in a google search,most not free.

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How do I change the default company name for when I install programs?

A:[SOLVED] Company Name

You should be able to overwrite in the dialogue box - click and select then type want you want.

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dear techsupport team,

i have a problem in my company, when i make some restriction in employee's computers (by gpedit or regedit or anything else), next day they can remove everything because they can see everything i did by something like SnapShots, and they can remove any program i installed in their computers by entering to windows/system32 folders then uninstall everything.

how can they do that?

can you help me

best regards
moussa bahsoun

A:problem in my company

I think they have administrator rights so that they can do whatever they want just you deny permissions

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I'm running a fairly dated computer:

6000+ dual core (2 x 3.0ghz)
Asus Matrix 4850 512MB @ 725/2000 core/mem
2GB DDR2 800
Forget my motherboard model as I'm at work but it's an am2/am3 board.

Just wondering what I should upgrade first to get the biggest bang/buck performance increase for BC2? I play on my 1920x1080 22" BenQ monitor and would like to play on at least medium settings. I have the game on order.


A:Upgrade for Bad Company 2

a new graphics card would get you the most results, if by chance your MB has another pcie slot, add another 4850. you also need to add another 2GB of ram for gaming (especially for games like BC2) you will only get to use about 3GB for working memory because of the limitation of your 32 bit OS, but add 2GB to keep your dual channel function.

a couple questions for you,
1) what are the specs of your PSU?
2) whats your budget for this upgrade?
3) is DX11 a priority for you?

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O.k so heres my problem....i istalled company of heroes..(retail),,,,it was working fine.....

then i decided i wanted 2 update it manualy becouse it wouldnt let me do it automaticly.....so i dounloaded the patch i needed and i was half way when my computer crashed (becouse i had a lot of applications runing.,,,....so when i rebooted my PC i tried to indtsl the patch again but it gave me a message that it had already been instaled.......SO BASICLY IT CORRUPTED MY WHOLE GAME......i tried to uninstak it from the control panel....but it didnt show up......


after that i hit RUN and typed REGETID OR whatever it is and deleted the filed there.......



I dont know if if theres another location that i might have missed???...




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i just went from Godaddy to Crediblehost. I found myself going from bad to bad. I am looking for a good hosting company with GREAT customer service. Any suggestions?

A:hosting company

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When playing Battlefield, Bad Company 2 i played it on high graphics, but there was moderate fps lag when things blew up in front of me or generally when there was a lot happening on the screen, so i tried medium settings and it's the same. what part of my computer do i need to upgrade? Oh and all my drivers are up to date. And can you also recommend a good free anti virus with a good built in firewall.

Thanks in advance =)


Pc Specs:

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6143 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 320 , 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 470738 MB, Free - 416114 MB; D: Total - 470739 MB, Free - 350899 MB;
Motherboard: Packard Bell, EG43M, ,
Antivirus: None

A:Bad Company 2 problems (PC)

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I found this site on the web looks like they do lots of interesting bits, but everything seems to be done through e mail so a little nervious of ordering anything from them. mini-itx.com - store - home As I have a cube pc and want to upgrade motherboard also I have Foxconn P4M900-8237A anyone know what size that is?

A:Anyone have experiance with this company

Without information that you can verify, I would stay away. Assuming that they are honest, but you have a problem; what do you do then?

Unfortunately, in today's world discretion is the better part of valor. I would not get involved, but of course it is just my opinion and others may easily disagree.

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Im thinking of purchasing it, I used the "Can i run it" app, which said i passed all minimum requirements, however, when i checked the recomended it said my graphics card didnt pass that.

I checked the recommended requirements which are apparently 512mb, and my graphics card is 1GB as far as i know.

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470

Has the "Can i run it" app failed?

A:Battlefield bad company 2

5470 is perfectly fine for BC2. Dont expect to run on high, but it will do the job happily. No worries there.

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greetings !

Just wanna make sure, is there a company by the name of "Digital " that makes memory ??

I was just talking to my vendor and he mentioned this brand that makes ddr rams.

A:Have you heard of this company ??

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In My opinion Avast is most trusted and reliable! Share Your thoughts too!

A:Which is the Most Trusted AV Company?

Depend what is your view for "trusted". If we go like in here today's PARANOID internet world, ransom here ransom there and other thing messed with in...crap what i talking about, most privacy friendly for sure is Emsisoft. In other scenarios...hmm... i still keep my vote, Emsisoft.

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I recently just buy this game , I am able to ran the game. Play it for 10-15 min.. then it crash into blue screen!!!! 30 min is the max!

[12:08:42 AM] chainw0: Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: 857F7510
BCP2: 91925A50
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000002
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
I am attaching the last 3 minidump along with this post... please help T.T

A:Bad Company 2 BSOD!!!

Quote: Originally Posted by chainw0

I recently just buy this game , I am able to ran the game. Play it for 10-15 min.. then it crash into blue screen!!!! 30 min is the max!

[12:08:42 AM] chainw0: Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: 857F7510
BCP2: 91925A50
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000002
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1
I am attaching the last 3 minidump along with this post... please help T.T

These were all caused by your video driver. I would get the uninstall tool remove the current driver and re-install a fresh copy
Let us know the results and if you need help


032910-27128-01.dmp 3/29/2010 9:31:40 PM 0x00000116 0x87fbb008 0x926f2a30 0x00000000 0x00000002 nvlddmkm.sys nvlddmkm.sys+e2a30 32-bit C:\Users\K\Desktop\minidump\032910-27128-01.dmp 8 15 7600
033110-22292-01.dmp 3/31/2010 12:06:55 AM 0x00000116 0x857f7510 0x91925a50 0x00000000 0x00000002 nvlddmkm.sys nvlddmkm.sys+eaa50 32-bit C:\Users\K\Desktop\minidump\033110-22292-01.dmp 8 15 7600
033110-30435-01.dmp 3/31/2010 12:41:40 AM 0x00000116 0x880da0a8 0x91911a50 0x00000000 0x00000002 nvlddmkm.sys nvlddmkm.sys+eaa50 ... Read more

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I have a corporate notebook computer. To send or receive any email I have to log into a vpn. I've always wondered if this notebook has software running on it to spy on me. I can see all the applications running but that really doesn't answer my question. Does anyone know how to really see if I'm being spied on?


A:Is there a way to see if my company is spying on me?

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My computer at work will not let me use any email such as Yahoo or Google and I canít visit pages such as Netflix or the New York Times. There are Symantec blocks on it. I figured out that when I use a friendís AOL account it gets me around theses blocks. But I really donít want to have to pay a fee to join AOL. Can anyone think of a free program I could sign into to get around the Web blocks on my computer?


A:Getting Around Company Web Blocks

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I am about to get a laptop soon and i was wondering what company should i go with. When i asked people around me they said go with dell toshiba and gateway. I will spend about 1000 for a laptop and i want it to be use for MMO not those really high end ones. I want a laptop that is wireless with a decent battery life and wont break that easily. So which laptop company is the best. Please help me.

A:which laptop company is best

Knowing the company is not going to help you much. All companies have high-end and low-end products with very different life expectancies. You have to think brands like ThinkPad, Latitude, Satellite, etc.

To tell you straight, you are not going to get a "good" laptop for $1000 (I assume that you live in the center of the world and think is USD) unless you get some special bargain.

I always recommend ThinkPads, but $1000 is probably going to get you a R(ubbish) series machine that may be inferior to something from a cheaper brand.

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I want to Detect my Network Settings on Microsoft Windows.

A:Company Owner

cmseb said:

I want to Detect my Network Settings on Microsoft Windows.Click to expand...

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I have just updated from Windows XP to Windows 7 and now cannot start Company of Heroes. I cannot get the start menu up which allows me to select on or off line. A get a screen asking for account No and password. I have been playing the game in Windows xp without any problems.

A:Company of Heroes

Your version of COH might be incompatible with Windows 7. The three compatible versions are shown here with a green tick: Windows Compatibility Center: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads for Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows 7

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Trying to find out if okaytechsupport.us is a legitimate company.

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Does anyone know of an Itouch like device made by a different company that would not require me to go through Ituens but rather just hook it up like a normal external drive? I have a Sansa like that now where I just plug it in, copy and paste my songs and I love it. Not a big Itunes fan.

A:Itouch by a different company?

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Hi everyone,

Since putting a commercial dvd into my pc the reader/writer I used will not write. I get the error message 'INVALID BLOCK ADDRESS' (immediately after the lead-in - which nicely ruins the disc, of course)!

I reinstalled the o.s. from an Acronis back-up and the writer worked - once. After that I had the same error message again.

I downloaded the device firmware update (which was already installed) and tried to install it again.
The installer reported that there were 8 such devices and asked whether I wanted to update them all!!

I then discovered that if I uninstalled the device proper, from within device manager, and rebooted I could write with it - but only once - thereafter I got the error message and another ruined disc! I have successfully done this several times just to use the writer the once each time.

This proves to me that the writer is not inherently 'duff' & neither is the prog (re-installed) or drivers. But how to effect a permanent cure?

Is it possible to find and 'uninstall' the 'ghost' devices (to which the prog obviously trys to write)? I can't find them!

Also, if I could find and remove them, is the device damaged by the dvd so that it will aalways re-install the 'ghost' devices?

Uninstalling and rebooting lets me write once every time using the ailing writer (it always reads incidentally).

Anyway, (without posting the fail log) that's all the info. The fail log by the way, sh... Read more

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i wanna get company of heroes on the max settings for vista

can anyone help me improve my system?
i think its the processor

8800 GTS 640mb

Intel Pentium D 820 Smithfield 2.8GHz LGA 775

GIGABYTE GA-8I945GZME-RH LGA 775 Intel 945GZ Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

2X1GB ram

A:Company of Heroes HOW TO GET THE MAX

how can i find out if my board supports duo core and if so would i need to reformat and/or go through a bunch of crap like telling microsoft etc.

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