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Filter errors in setting DSCP to UDP packets using Windows Traffic Control API

Q: Filter errors in setting DSCP to UDP packets using Windows Traffic Control API

I am using the following code to add filter to Traffic Control API that has a DSCP flow on 46 (EF)

This code uses the TcAddFilter function with TC_GEN_FILTER structure in order to add such a filter.
IP_PATTERN pattern{};
IP_PATTERN mask{};

filter.AddressType = NDIS_PROTOCOL_ID_TCP_IP;
filter.Pattern = &pattern;
filter.Mask = &mask;
filter.PatternSize = sizeof(IP_PATTERN);

pattern.ProtocolId = 17; //Means UDP
pattern.DstAddr = destination.GetSystemReadableIP();
pattern.tcDstPort = 0

mask.ProtocolId = UCHAR_MAX;
mask.DstAddr = ULONG_MAX;
mask.tcDstPort = 0;

HANDLE filter_handle;
auto err = TcAddFilter(flow->handle, &filter, &filter_handle);

It returns zero which means no errors and using Wireshark I can see that the RTCP packets (which are based on UDP) have DSCP values set on 46 (EF) but UDP packets with raw data have no DSCP. When I close my app, the RTCP packets also go back to zero
DSCP which means no other process handles this value assignment.

But if I use Group Policy Editor, I am able to assign 46 to both RTCP and UDP packets.

Please tell me what is wrong with my code?

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Sup? 1st Time Techyguy.org User Long-Time PC Abuser,

Got my gf a Dell XPS17, being a long time user of XP (It will die a legend) I am not fond of "new advances" as they can sometimes create more holes than they fill. One big reason I am already not a fan of Windows 7 is because while some things have improved other things have gotten worse. By far this is the worst problem:

In XP my Duration online can be 1-2 days for example and would barely hit a million or a million and a half of packets for sent and outgoing individually. With the Same exact setup in Windows 7 what takes days in XP I experience in about 1 Hour in Windows 7! As of right now there is over 19million outgoing packets! Similar for received and I had just repaired/refreshed the settings! What gives?? I have searched online and came up pretty dry on this. I am hoping i'm not the only one with this issue on the machine.

Before you suggest it, I'm not a n00b but I could have overlooked somethings, I have already ran a Spybot Search & Destroy Scan and a Windows Security Essentials Scan to no avail. I'm fairly certain the system is clean.

By the way it has an Intel 1000BGN Internal Adapter but I have it disabled and am using an Alfa AWUS036h b/g adapter. The router is a Netgear N300 WNR2000v2. It is experiencing very low speeds 1-5.5 and usually a stable 11mbps. I believe this network traffic is causing both the low speeds and random but frequent limited access / disconnections.

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A:Massive Amounts of Network Packets / Traffic

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Hi all,
First of all let me say its nice to be back on the forums. From next week I am going to make myself come here daily, otherwise I'll never find time for it!.

Secondly, I have a question to ask which has had me scratching my head for a while - Probably because im trying to do the impossible or something like normal!

My network: (There is reason for this)

Main web server
File/domain/web servers
User Work Stations.

I have to run a web filter to filter out R rated, and some individual sites for the workstations. The main web server is obviously the gateway along with ICS, so I run trustport webfilter proxy on that machine to filter the net!.. the only thing is, I have IIS running on the same machine, on port 80. So i have set the proxy to another port - and configured IE on the workstations, however of course, the bypass is just to set IE back to default.

Can anyone pleas give me any hints as to what I should do to stop users being able to do this? I have tried various things, but am not going to mention them as it will only make things more confusing.

Currently running just windows firewall.

Any advise is much appreciated, thanks.

A:Solved: Filter out local Internet packets?

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got a few ideas.
set up a firewall rule on the web server gateway or the main router that only allows port 80 traffic from the proxys ip address. you could do this with an ipsec policy as well.

setup group policy so that they cannot access IE settings.

as a secondary filter use OpenDns for you external dns servers and turn on all the filtering they have.

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What is the best way to filter / trace DCOM Traffic ?

Am new to analyzer -

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Hi all, my first post on the forums so I apologise if I have placed it in the wrong section.

My current situation is I wish to set-up all our IT Suite Computers to allow staff to login to their outlook for our head office/Company Emails. now our head office uses OpenVPN to allow external connections to their Win2k3 exchange server which uses Active Directory to authenticate. Now my actual question is it possible to filter all Exchange traffic from outlook clients to a Single OpenVPN type client from the external network we have setup on this site? sort of like a proxy as I've though of this idea before just don't know if it will be configurable/Is possible. At the moment in time we have to have OpenVPN installed on every Client PC that we need to connect to the head office Exchange server I want to change this so we have a single client that authenticates to OpenVPN server then allows us to access the exchange if this makes sense.

If it doesn't please let me know so I can try and explain it either via diagram or in another way that may be understood.


A:Filter all outlook traffic on network via a single OpenVPN Client?

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Does anyone know of some off the shelf (commercially available) software that will set the DSCP field to something other than 0? Im looking to do some network testing using any off the shelf software, voip, games, whatever. I have already setup a traffic generator but my testing needs to encounter a more real life scenario. I have already tried many games, skype, gchat, etc. but nothing sets the DSCP field to anything other than 0.

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Hi, Tehchguys (and girls), I would like to ask you a question.

I'm wondering if there is a tool which counts how much MB's have you spent using your ADSL connection in one computer session. If you know one which is good and free, please inform me as soon as possible, thank you.
Thnx for reading

Regards, SG01

A:How to control internet traffic?

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Kindly advise how can I avoid the control and traffic limit set on the TP LINK router by the admin ? We are not operating through servers.....just a router and switch. The purpose is I can download without identifying its my PC.

A:Avoid Bandwidth/traffic control on router

avoid the control and traffic limit set on the TP LINK router by the adminClick to expand...

Be a good Net citizen and play by the rules. Techspot does not knowingly support hacking or hackers and bypassing the settings of an admin is hacking.

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Alright, here's something for the brainiacs in the house, a little tougher than the usual "my laptop won't connect to my modem" question

I have a DVR/NAS/IP camera setup on a number of sites, using a dedicated PoE switch, that links into the company's LAN via one port to provide them remote viewing of the DVR. Basically, the DVR is set up multi-homed: camera network (including NAS data port) is all 192.168.2.*, company network is 10.0.xx.* (where xx is the site number, including NAS console port), with a gateway of 10.0.xx.254.

This has been working well so far on previous sites, but on this latest site, the network guy wants us to install a separate NIC in the DVR for the company LAN uplink, to keep the camera traffic off the LAN (my understanding is this really shouldn't be a problem, but whatever, that's what the customer wants...).

Thing is, this is a fully L2/L3 managed switch (Cisco SF302-08P - eight 10/100 PoE ports, two GbE ports)... manual here), and I'm thinking, it should be a simple matter to just add some filtering or traffic control that will tell the switch to block all 192.168.2.* traffic from the uplink... catch is, I've never needed to do this sort of thing before, so I'm at a complete loss as to where to start. QoS? VLAN? ACLs? E-I-E-I-O?

I'm a quick study, so if I even had a clue as to which method to use, I could probably muddle it out... I just don't know where to start.

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A:(Advanced) Traffic control on managed switch

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I am having a problem on a clients home computers where if I use the option on the VPN to force local traffic to bypass the VPN, after XX Hours Outlook/Exchange stops working and requires a reconnect of the VPN.
When I have the Option in IPv4 to disable bypassing local traffic the above problem is gone and all works fine.. connections last for days+

This happened when a recent change of both the server and client having Telstra BIGPOND Internet. I have previously used Other ISP and Tested the issues with home connections and all works fine eg(Telstra Bigpond to TPG). This is a telstra bigpond to telstra
bigpond connection and thats the issue!
Server is using Telstra Bigpond ADSL
Client is using Telstra Bigpond Cable Coax Internet
So I would like to learn what is required to use the Route function.
I need help on how to create a few routes which would bypass all websites (Ipaddress in the www) and leave out the server's IP address (The remote server's Ipaddress I dont want to bypass the VPN)  I would like to leave the server ip out for security
reasons. If a Private Message can be done? or an explanation?

I understand and read that I can use mask to allow me to route a range of IP Addresses but got very confused on how the numbering worked.
this is where I seen how to range IP route
If there is another way Please let me know. Like I said earlier. I c... Read more

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I have used QoS and Traffic Control API's like TcAddFlow and TcAddFilter to control my applications download bandwidth usage.
We need to manipulate TC_GEN_FLOW, send and receive FLOWSPEC paramters.

Now I want to set the limit to exact 5Mbps, What are the value I will need to set for TokenBucketSize and TokenRate to limit the bandwidth to 5Mbps in FLOWSPEC structure?

Code snippet:
        newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.DelayVariation = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.Latency = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.MaxSduSize = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.MinimumPolicedSize = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.PeakBandwidth = POSITIVE_INFINITY_RATE; 
newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.ServiceType = SERVICETYPE_NETWORK_CONTROL;
newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.TokenBucketSize = ?;
newFlow->ReceivingFlowspec.TokenRate = ?;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.DelayVariation = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.Latency = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.MaxSduSize = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.MinimumPolicedSize = QOS_NOT_SPECIFIED;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.PeakBandwidth = POSITIVE_INFINITY_RATE;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.ServiceType = SERVICETYPE_NETWORK_CONTROL;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.TokenBucketSize = ?;
newFlow->SendingFlowspec.TokenRate = ?;

Thanks & Regards

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a neighbor asked me advise how to place a parental control filter on thier computer. of course me the "expert" goes to techguy forum for an answer
does anyone know any freeware software of a parental control type?


A:Parental Control filter software,Any Freeware available?


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Experiencing a lot of problems. Control panel wont open. Windows will no longer validate although it is genuine and many other windows programs will not work as a result. Please help!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:14:53 PM, on 6/30/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16681)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Sigmatel\C-Major Audio\WDM\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Webcam Manager\DellWMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 14\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\DellAutomatedPCTuneUp\PTAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
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Trying to help a friend with their machine.

They are unable to click on a link on an .aspx website which should then kick of a download. There are no errors, this happens with IE and Firefox so appears to be an operating system problem as opposed to IE.

I have tried deleteing all History and Temp files. Deleting Index.dat and recreating.

Also when you go into control panel and select user accounts is user accounts screen is completely blank with nothing clickable?????

I am intending on re-installing XP, but just wondered if there is anything you guys (and girls) can think of first.


A:Windows XP - Cannot Download EXE files and Control Panel Errors

Don’t know about the website issue but it may be a Windows security problem.
As for the user account issue try typing these commands from the Run command;

regsvr32 jscript.dll

If that doesn’t help, try the following commands as well.

regsvr32 nusrmgr.cpl

regsvr32 /i mshtml.dll

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I am using the Traffic Control API that has a DSCP flow on 46 (EF).
Whenever I send a packet to desired destination, It works OK but whenever I use another application, They are always zero.
Is it possible that a specific application overrides this DSCP value? If yes, How can I prevent it?
P.S: It does not happen when I use Policy-based QoS but I don't want to handle it using Group Policies.

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Hello Volunteer Geniuses, and thank you!

I am seeking help with two error messages I?ve received from Google, and I?ve detailed other things going on that might or might not be related. My concern is that my machine is infected with something I can?t discover using Norton 360 v.5, System Mechanic Pro 10.5, HijackThis and MalwareBytes.

Here are my machine?s specs:

PC Manufacturer Dell Computer Corporation
Model Dimension 8250
Motherboard Manufacturer Dell Computer Corp.
CPU Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU 2.66GHz
Version x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7
Data Width 32bits
Approximate Current Clock Speed 2,652Mhz
Approximate Maximum Clock Speed 2,652Mhz
BIOS Default System BIOS
Date 1/27/2003
Version DELL - 8
Memory slots available on motherboard 4
Memory Chip RIMM1
Speed 400ns
Memory Chip RIMM2
Speed 400ns
Memory Chip RIMM3
Speed 400ns
Memory Chip RIMM4
Speed 400ns
Motherboard Device
Status Off
System Slot PCI1
Status Available
System Slot PCI2
Status Available
System Slot PCI3
Status Available
System Slot PCI4
Status Available
System Slot AGP1
Status In Use
CD Drive PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-109 (Currently dead, I suppose)
Media Type CD-ROM
CD Drive LITEON DVD-ROM LTD163 (Currently working or not working, as it sees fit)
Media Type CD-ROM
Video Manufacturer ATI Technologies Inc.
Mode 1024 x 768 x 4294967296 colors
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A:Receiving two errors from Google: "Unusual Traffic.." and "Cross-Site Scripting"

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As the title says, its quite self explanatory- i can connect to the internet fine - all the settings have been untouched.The status is connected and there isnt anyapparent hardware failure (according to windows). Its just, packets are being sent - but they are not being received. Ive reset my routerseveral times, restarted several times and i can only think of a reformat in case of an OS issue. I would like to leave this as a last resort however. I have suspicions that it may be a hardware problem. This is due to the fact thqt the previous day, before i shut down my computer, lag caused a violent interaction with my foot. it wasnt superman force or anything, just more than a tap so i highlydoubt that was the problem.

Thanks in advance,


A:Packets are send. Packets arent received.Making me @_@

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At random times, my internet will "drop" connection and will not download any packets, but I am still able to send packets. My Local Area Connection icon continues to say I am connected, my modem is fully functional, and my cables are good. I can get my internet back up and running for 10 minutes or so by disable and re-enabling my Network Connection. If I simply try the "repair", it gives me an error at the "Refreshing IP" step.

I have done a full system scan for viruses and I am clean. My drivers are fully updated, I have disabled my firewalls, and still no help. During the times when it is down, I can successfully ping my modem through CMD, but I get the time-out error if I ping a site, my default gateway, the DHCP Server, or the DMS Servers.

I have made no changes to any major settings on my computer, nor has there been any recent additions/removals of any software.

Does anyone know what is causing this or how I can fix it?

A:Able to send packets, but not receive packets through router

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I know this is the opposite of a common problem that people post left and right about on this forum, but my network won't send even one packet. I am using a built-in wireless network on my laptop with windows firewall on 'suggested settings'. Other computers are connected to the internet on the same network in the house. It is a problem with my computer specifically. Here is what I get from an ipconfig/all command:


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : kian-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 3:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F6-55-F9-6F-73-A2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5B95 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : EC-55-F9-6F-73-A2
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
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A:0 packets sent: Receiving packets just peachy, but not sending any (!)

Hi kjseara, the IP address your getting (169.254.x.x) suggests you are unable to connect to your router, you said you had windows firewall running; do you have any antivirus running? If so, try disabling them and then try and connect again. If the problem still persists try disabling your windows firewall and see if you can connect then.

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When I click on the "wireless network connection" to see more detailed information it looks like this:

-------------------------Sent --------------- Received

Wait about 2 minutes & here's how much the figures have changed:


QUESTION: Why are the errors so high?
Why do the errors seem to be increasing at a rate MUCH higher than even the number of packets being sent?
What could be causing this?
Are there any negative consequences of this?
I am able to connect to the internet and other computer on the network just fine, but is this indicative of some kind of problem, hack (trojan/virus)-anything to worry about? Or am I losing any potential speed do to this?
Is there a way to fix it? etc.
Should I care?

Thanks in advance for any & all info.

A:"wireless network connection" more ERRORS received than packets sent...WHY???

It's most likely an indication of some issue with the hardware in the network. My guess is you're having a log of collisions on the Ethernet link.

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Make/model of the broadband modem. If dial-up, please specify.
Make/model of the router (if any).
Connection type, wired, wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (WEP, WPA, WPA2, etc.)
Make/model of network card or wireless adapter.
Make/model of your computer (motherboard if home-built).
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP2, Vista, etc.

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I m using Windows XP SP2 and have a LAN connection
... of late i have noticed that the number of packets sent in the Activity frame of the
"LAN Connection Status " window is more than the number of packets received .
I have fully scanned my PC with ZoneAlarm antivirus / antispyware and HijackThis and no problem was detected.
I also checked the running process through Task Manager and found only Microsoft services and other system related services (ZoneAlarm scanning process, Disk keeper service, .. etc) are running.
I also updated the NIC driver but it doesn,t solve the problem. My NIC is Realtek RTL8139.

Help Please.
Thank You.

A:sent packets hugely more than packets received.

If you check the status and note the number of packets send/received, then do it again after exactly one minute, what is the number of sent packets over the minute? What is the number of received packets?

Have you tried booting in Safe Mode with Networking and checking if this is still happening?

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Basically I do not want to completely turn off the UAC because i like what it does. I think it is a great addition to vista and win 7.

I have eVGA Precision (GPU overclocking and monitoring software) set not to run at startup. but to start and up the default videocard fan speed. then it closes, its a setting in the program. So i have it set to turn up the fan speed at startup. but the program doesn't continue to run.

BUTTTT everytime i start the PC the annoying UAC pops up instantly wanting me to "allow" evga precision to run. So can I setit to ALWAYS allow it.. without disabling the UAC

Thanks!!! Help will be rewarded

A:Setting UAC Control to allow certain Programs

You can set the task scheduler to start your program at a given time or on a given date, or after certain other criteria have been met, since the task scheduler is elevated the UAC will not activate, if you want to start it from a shortcut, you can set it up in task scheduler, then create a shortcut to the the task like so
c:\Windows\system32\schtasks.exe /run /tn "[folder]\[taskname]"

more information on how to do this is available here Bypass UAC using a Desktop Shortcut

Originally Posted by xguntherc

Basically I do not want to completely turn off the UAC because i like what it does. I think it is a great addition to vista and win 7.

I have eVGA Precision (GPU overclocking and monitoring software) set not to run at startup. but to start and up the default videocard fan speed. then it closes, its a setting in the program. So i have it set to turn up the fan speed at startup. but the program doesn't continue to run.

BUTTTT everytime i start the PC the annoying UAC pops up instantly wanting me to "allow" evga precision to run. So can I setit to ALWAYS allow it.. without disabling the UAC

Thanks!!! Help will be rewarded

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Hi, I have been having a problem on and off on my Inspiron 1520. The problem is that when Itunes updates it screws up the CD-DVD drive so it wont read a CD or DVD and I need to go into the registry and delete the filters. Unfortuantly yesterday I attempted to rectify this problems once again and when I went into the registry, there was no upper or lower filters. Microsoft has a program that detects and fixes CD/DVD drive problems and that could not fix it either. Any Help? Im running Windows Vista 32-bit

A:DVD drive trouble with Upper Filter & Lower Filter Registry entries

Are all Windows Updates in, including Vista SP2?



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Hi, I'm having Windows Cannot find errors when trying to open things inside the Control Panel. See screenshot: http://s7.postimg.org/kqndp5knf/screenshot_6.png

The error message on top is "Allow an app through Windows Firewall". If I simply click "Windows Firewall" nothing happens. If I click "Network and Sharing Center" nothing happens. However, "Sound" for example, works fine.

the second error message is when I try to right click my desktop and "Screen Resolution".

I have already tried dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth and sfc /scannow
Neither of them solved it.

A:"Windows cannot find" errors inside Control Panel

Anyone have any ideas what can it be?

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Hi, I am trying to get the control view to small icons either via registry or group policy. For whatever reason it is always set to large icon view.

I am setting the following reg key HKU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\ForceClassicControlPanel


Any ideas ?

A:Control Panel View Setting

Try it this way with gpeditor.

Force Small icons View In Windows 7 Control Panel

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Is there any additional security protection to be gained by moving the UAC slider from the default setting to its highest setting on the administrator account (to notify when changing Windows settings?)

I use a standard user account for most of my work, so this setting will only take effect when the elevation prompt appears. I generally know when I am changing a Windows setting, don't need to be notified, but I'm wondering if this setting will block some actions by malware.


A:User Account Control setting

I suggest my approach. If you are confident, leave it on default
Then use a standard account, for everyday use. The virus etc, can only change what can be changed from a standard account, if caught early

Now we will have the opinions from all those that disagree.

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I just wondered if anyone here had an idea of the best application control setting for kaspersky that offers the best protection?


A:Kaspersky Application Control Setting???

Hardening privilege control mode
Most of the widely used programs are automatically placed in the Trusted category, because they either have a digital signature of the manufacturer, or are included in the KSN Allow list. This allows toughening the restrictions for the other programs: they can be automatically moved in the High Restricted orUntrusted category. In the latter case, KES will automatically block the start of unknown programs that have no digital signature and for which there are no allowing rules within the policy. If a program necessary for work is blocked, you can configure an exclusion for it.Click to expand...


Set to untrusted for any unsigned application instead of heuristics analyzer by default that chances are going to low restricted or high restricted which sometimes can execute the program in all matters.

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Hi, firstly, my setup, then my issue:

Windows 7 (32 bit)
Intel Cortez D945GCZ Motherboard
DualCore Intel Pentium D 830, 3000 MHz CPU
Onboard Sound (SigmaTel STAC9220 A1 @ Intel 82801GB ICH7 - High Definition Audio Controller [A-1])

I installed the AUD_allOS_D20001.0x_PV_IDTGUI_v105_Legacy.exe driver (IDT* 92XX Driver - Installs the integrated audio driver version 20001.0 for Intel? Desktop Boards with IDT* audio) found at the downloadcenter.intel.com website.

If there?s anything else important I?m neglecting to tell you about my setup please let me know.


My problem is that when I try to record anything in Audacity, or even just with the windows recorder under ?Accessories? in the Start Menu (so the problem is not specific to Audacity at all), I get a lot of static in the foreground, with my voice in the background behind the static.

I?ll tell you what I?ve done to try to fix it, and maybe one of you good folks can tell me where I?m going wrong?

In the Windows Control Panel I went to Sound --> Recording tab --> I chose my Default Device: ?Front Mic?, it is enabled and it has the little meter beside it that monitors input levels. All is fine there. So I go to record:

I open Audacity or Windows Recorder (Start --> Programs --> Accessories --> Windows Recorder) and click on record. The file I end up with is invariably a track of LOUD, screeching static, with a tiny voice in the background. (The voice is m... Read more

A:Setting Up Win7 Sound in Control Panel Please Help!

Quote: Originally Posted by mudrubble

Hi, firstly, my setup, then my issue:

Windows 7 (32 bit)
Intel Cortez D945GCZ Motherboard
DualCore Intel Pentium D 830, 3000 MHz CPU
Onboard Sound (SigmaTel STAC9220 A1 @ Intel 82801GB ICH7 - High Definition Audio Controller [A-1])

I installed the AUD_allOS_D20001.0x_PV_IDTGUI_v105_Legacy.exe driver..

The file I end up with is invariably a track of LOUD, screeching static, with a tiny voice in the background. (The voice is mine - thank god for that much!)

We will control the horizontal, we will control the vertical.

So, there's no playback problem with other audio files, movies or online audio?

Have you tried the Mic jack in the back?

What happens if you uninstall that driver and let Windows install a default driver... or is there a default driver for that audio system?

It looks like you're installing a legacy driver for a built-in HD audio chip. Is that the driver Intel recommends for Windows-7? Is there a Win Vista driver available?


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Hi, firstly, my setup, then my issue:

Windows 7 (32 bit)
Intel Cortez D945GCZ Motherboard
DualCore Intel Pentium D 830, 3000 MHz CPU
Onboard Sound (SigmaTel STAC9220 A1 @ Intel 82801GB ICH7 - High Definition Audio Controller [A-1])

I installed the AUD_allOS_D20001.0x_PV_IDTGUI_v105_Legacy.exe driver (IDT* 92XX Driver - Installs the integrated audio driver version 20001.0 for Intel? Desktop Boards with IDT* audio) found at the downloadcenter.intel.com website.

If there?s anything else important I?m neglecting to tell you about my setup please let me know.


My problem is that when I try to record anything in Audacity, or even just with the windows recorder under ?Accessories? in the Start Menu (so the problem is not specific to Audacity at all), I get a lot of static in the foreground, with my voice in the background behind the static.

I?ll tell you what I?ve done to try to fix it, and maybe one of you good folks can tell me where I?m going wrong?

In the Windows Control Panel I went to Sound --> Recording tab --> I chose my Default Device: ?Front Mic?, it is enabled and it has the little meter beside it that monitors input levels. All is fine there. So I go to record:

I open Audacity or Windows Recorder (Start --> Programs --> Accessories --> Windows Recorder) and click on record. The file I end up with is invariably a track of LOUD, screeching static, with a tiny voice in the background. (The voice is m... Read more

A:Setting Up Win7 Sound in Control Panel – Please Help!

Sorry, I should add that I have tried this with two microphones (a Shure SM-58 and I'm using it with an adaptor that allows it to be plugged right into the mic input of a PC and also with a regular pc mic), both of which I know work perfectly, but changing the type of mic makes no difference in the outcome.

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How to turn User Account Control setting to off?

A:How to turn User Account Control setting to off?

Click on START, Then the pic in the top corner,then the last one says "Change user account control settings",just pull the tab down to "never notify" I think this will be considered off.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

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I have just ran spybot search and destroy and then also made some changes to my security and privacy settings hoping I won't get infected with so much spyware anymore but now I can't access my email that was sent to my spam folder. It says "security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls" How do I change it to accept ActiveX controls?

Thank you for any help I can get.

A:Help with Active X control setting to accessing my email

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I cant get my ipod or digital camera to show up as drives it gives this install error:

"cannot install the device. there was a problem with the filter driver"

what can I do?


A:HELP! "problem with the filter driver" errors!

*bump* can anyone help??

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i need to change the Java Control Panel - Network settings from "use browser settings" to "use automatic proxy configuration script". i need to do this an several machines and i would like to do this via an package SCCM.

is this possible to change this with an modification in the registry?

Win7 x64



A:Java Control Panel - network setting (registry)

i have found it myself

the registry settings for this is at:
here you need to add an string Value
Value name:
Value data:
string Value
Value name
Value data:
name of your proxy script

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I've set up computers already imaged this was so I don't know how to do it.

How can I make a profile, that can't access anything unless they can access it on the desktop?

So this user is not using parental control. I want to be able to change settings in admin profile. But user profile they can not access anything unless it can be run from desktop. Thank you!!!

A:Not parental control, lock out setting and access to certain programs?

Hi and welcome to SevenForums!

Usually you do it with Group Policy, depending on what Windows version it is. In Pro and higher take a look at Software Restriction Policy and AppLocker. More info: Best protection against malware?

A good setup shouldn't restrict apps to only the desktop, but instead look at where the programs are located by the shortcuts on the desktop.

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I have a Toshiba Laptop running win7/pro 32bit, everything ok until last night with normal monthly Microsoft update (december2014).

All installed and works correctly, however now when I open any windows default setting ie system restore, event viewer, in UAC a box asking if want to allow changes, checked and found set on default should not ask, so set for never notify rebooted and no questions again.

I have now reset back to default as I am not sure if it will not open any page like Bing and asking for fix it.

I ran sfc /scannow and it says some errors but cannot fix and there is a folder in windows/logs/cbs. Is there anyway of fixing or just have an extra click before software opening ie the windows products in default list.


A:User Account Control default setting not working

I forgot to mention the securitybox says on each error unknown publisher, having looked everywhere for an answer seem to be at a dead end


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I have a WRT110 router with a Lingo voip connected via ethernet cable. I have two laptops connected via wireless where I would like to filter out a couple of websites. In the router menu I have setup an access restriction that filters by the two MAC addresses and entered the two website URLs. When I enable the access profile my voip service stops working. I have a dial tone and the service will dial out AND ring the called number (though I cannot hear the ring), but I can't talk. As well, my number can be called and it will ring, but still again no voice is heard.

Any ideas?

A:filter websites = filter voip voice ???

Bump. Anybody?

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Hello guys,

First of all I am a computer novice. I am using XP Pro. I recieved the following error after setting up my email account:

Send Test e-mail message: the specified server was found, but there was no response from the server. Please verify that the port and SSL information is correct...


Find outgoing mail server(SMTP): Outlook could not connect to the outgoing mail server (SMTP). The problem could be the server name or port, or your server may not support SSL....

My server port numbers: pop3 = 110, smtp = 25.

unhecked = this server requires an SSL-secured connection (pop3 & smtp).

SMTP authentication = unchecked.

Logon using SPA = unchecked.

Nothing on the www seems to help.


A:Email account setting errors

Greetings suilian, Welcome to TSF!

Is this your local ISP email account, or another such as, Gmail; Yahoo; Hotmail, or similar?

Please post back with this information.

Kind Regards,

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Hope this hasn't been covered to death. I searched extensively and couldn't find quite the same problem.

I installed Win7 x64 Ultimate over the weekend. I previously had Beta & RC as a dual boot in addition to XPx64. I'm now running Win7 alone, though I have the HDD with XPx64 set aside "just in case".

Everything has gone pretty well. A few driver/compatibility issues so far, but nothing major.

Now to the problem. At some point I decided I was sick of seeing the permission? pop-up showing up every time I opened an app., so I changed the User Account Control from "level 3" to "level 1". No problem here, I rebooted and restarted several times after this with no issues.

At some later point, the Action Center was warning me about the UAC, and I absentmindedly allowed it to reset that UAC setting.

The next time I turned the machine on, it hung up BIGTIME once the wallpaper & icons were visible. A couple gadgets weren't loading and any time I clicked with the mouse I would get the "not responding" message. It never got past this "stage"

I restarted the machine (via the reset button because nothing in Windows itself was responding) a few times with the same results. Eventually I Safe Moded and did a System Recovery to my last manual recovery point.

Rebooted and voila!, perfect startup 2 or 3 times consecutively.

Just the same, I tested this and reset the UAC up to "level 2", rebooted, and once again MAJOR ... Read more

A:Startup problem related to User Acct. Control Setting

Hello arpharazon,

I am not familiar with this problem. I just tried it myself, and I have no problems. I also tried Googling it, to no avail. Perhaps something corrupted.

First, try scanning for bad system files: Open an elevated command prompt, and type sfc /scannow.

If that does not work, you can try a Repair Install.

If bad comes to worst, a Clean Install should take care of it, and if it doesn't, we can do some more experimenting.

Good luck!

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My daughter has a packard bell esaynote TJ68 which she said was running a bit slow, I've changed a setting in control panel - system & security - check performance
issues - i changed it to 'basic' for the start up & now nothing works properly,
i've gone back in to change it & i can't find any options to change it back, i
also can't do system restore as the option isn't there, none of the trouble
shooters work & internet's not working

A:Solved: Changed setting in control panel & i can't change it back

Try typing in MSCONFIG at the Windows + R key run prompt - it will open MSconfig and maybe that is what you changed, and can select the 'normal startup' again. Then reboot.

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I'm in need of desperate help, everytime i clickon anything in my control pannel an error messege pops up and says "C:/WINDOWS/system32/rundll32.exe aplication not found" and a few other files are missing too, for example i try to contact help and support and it says "
helpctr.exe Application not found". HElp please!

A:Control Panel errors

Hi Bob85. . .

Welcome to the Tech Support Forum - XP Support!

When did this start?

I suggest that you go into the SYstem Restore and select a restor point prior to the commencement of these errors.

Good Luck.

Regards. . .



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I'm running an Acer Aspire 9420 laptop with Vista 32bit, and recently whenever trying to open the control panel I get the "Windows has stopped working" and "Windows is restarting" errors..

I read somewhere that a cmd sys check thingie may help, so I did, and It resulted that I had some corrupt files that couldn't be fixed - and put into a CBS.log..

I have this log, but it's far too big to post here, so any help would be appreciated.

I can provide any more information needed about this problem if you need it, just ask!

Thanks !

A:Control Panel errors + CBS

No replies :(

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I keep getting this alert despite the amount of resources that I add to my Gateway.  
Our DC and Gateway are running virtually in VMware.  Distributed Virtual Switches are not an option so I have to resort to configuring Promiscuous Port Group.  
I configured a Promiscuous Port Group on the same Virtual Switch that the DC (and the rest of our servers) is connected , and assigned it the same VLAN ID as the DC. 
ATA is capturing and reporting traffic but I continually receive an alert for some network traffic is not being analyzed.  I have thrown double the resources at our Gateway's
than what the sizing tool identified, and still receive this alert.  At this point I have 24GB of RAM and 10 Cores allocated to my Gateway which is only capturing reporting on 1 DC.  At this point I am about ready to scrap ATA because of how resource
intense it is.  
Any ideas or suggestions?  Does it sound like I have the Promiscuous Port Group configured correctly, or is it possible that I am capturing ALL traffic for the VLAN assigned?  

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Hi, this is probably more of a Windows XP problem but because I'm comparing it with Windows 7, I post it here. Here's actually a copy&paste of what I've written in other forums, but still got no answer to it.

I have a Windows XP Home Edition SP3 running on an Intel QuadCore (Core2Quad) machine with a 4GB RAM and a 500GB HDD. Although my problem is more of a network (internet) related, I am also curious if the details I gave will have an impact to my problem. So my main problem is I have Windows XP on the D: drive and Windows 7 on the C: drive (I'm dual booting). I am connected to the internet through a LAN cable connected to a TP-Link router. My Windows 7 (where I post this question from) get internet connection very easily. It's fast and running without any problem. Recently I noticed that the number of packets sent and received to my Windows 7 is a lot. Here's a screen cap of what I am getting:

Now, with my Windows XP Home Edition, it's different. I am getting a connection (which is good), but I'm only getting a few packets sent and received (which is bad). Here's what I'm getting:

Because of this, I cannot activate my Windows XP and cannot download any update (Windows update, AntiVirus update, etc..). In brief, I cannot use the internet at all.
I've tried everything from clicking the "repair" button, disabling the network adapter, uninstalling the network adapter driver, restarting the router, plug-off the LAN cable, pinging through command prompt, usi... Read more

A:Not getting as much packets as in Windows 7


Hi and welcome to seven forums Im confused, why is high traffic good and low traffic bad? Could you be a little more specific? I think you are asking why the difference, and that the xp box id giving you grief. Is that correct?


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hello all, im new to the forums here and thought that this would be a good resource for troubleshooting some of the problems i have been having. my computer has recently been invaded by a trojan horse but with the help of spyware s&d and adaware, i've been able to get rid of most of the problems. however, this message will periodically appear even though i am not browsing the internet:Current security setting prohibits running Active X control on this page.also recently, my computer has been locking up on me for no apparent reason. windows wont respond to ctrl alt del and the mouse wont even want to move for the most part. and just recently i reformatted this this.....hoping i dont have to go through that painful procedure again : / anyhoo...heres what hijack this had to say:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 5:34:22 AM, on 6/27/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system3... Read more

A:Current Security Setting Prohibits Running Active X Control On This Page. Keeps Popping Up

Hello there, It is a good idea to print off these instructions - they will be needed later when internet access is not available. You may also like to save these instructions in word/notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found for the same reasons as above. It is important that you complete the following instructions in the correct order, and also that you don't miss anything out!Please download VundoFix.exe to your desktop.Double-click VundoFix.exe to run it.Put a check next to Run VundoFix as a task.You will receive a message saying vundofix will close and re-open in a minute or less. Click OKWhen VundoFix re-opens,Click Scan for Vundo button.Once the scan is complete,Right Click inside the listbox (white box) and click add more filesCopy&Paste the 2 entries below into the top 2 boxesC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\nnnllig.dllC:\WINDOWS\system32\gillnnn.*Click Add Files and Click Close WindowClick the Remove Vundo button.You will receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click YESOnce you click yes, your desktop will go blank as it starts removing Vundo.When completed, it will prompt that it will shutdown your computer, click OK.Turn your computer back on.Please post the contents of C:\vundofix.txt and a new HiJackThis log.David

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I seem to have 100s if not thousands of control system errors.
I am not having problems with laptop but am being advised I will in the future if I dont address them. People I have been talking to want to charge $100 or more to remotely fix them.
Can anybody suggest software I can download to address this?
I am just an average user and have limited experience.
I do use CC Cleaner and have used system tools before.

I dont know what to do?

A:control system manager errors

Can you post some examples of what you mean please? Where are you seeing these error messages?

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Vista system:

I keep getting the error message:
"this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the set association control panel.

Then to correct it I go to: Start: control panel; programs; under default, I click on "make a file always open in a specific program", which opens the "Set Associations Page",

and then I'm lost, there is no direction as to what to do next, I'm looking at a long list of items that make no sense to me;
Help a novice

A:Set Associations Control Panel errors

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