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Q: auto update wont turn on

when i try to turn on auto update it wont let me due to administrator when i am signed in as administrator

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Hi there,I have been receiving help from Garmanma in the "Am I infected? What do I do?" forum. I was asked to post in this forum as there were programs and custom scripts which might help but couldnt be used in the other forum. Topic referenced is here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/271048/ie-closes-auto-updates-wont-turn-on/ ~ OBI seem to be having numerous problems with my Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Everytime I open IE it closes. It tries to reopen 3 times then crashes. I initially tried Ad-aware and Spybot and McAfee but the problem remained. I tried to get an online virus scanner but IE crashes before it can open. I tried to restore to factory settings but it wouldnt do this either and I cant seem to turn auto update on.I've ran a number of scans on various programs as recommended and I have enclosed the logs below. Logs listed are:RootrepealWin32kDiagEventlogDDS/HJT log + attached zip logAny help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks,JohnROOTREPEAL ? AD, 2007-2009==================================================Scan Start Time: 2009/11/15 16:51Program Version: Version Version: Windows Vista SP1==================================================Drivers-------------------Name: dump_iaStor.sysImage Path: C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\dump_iaStor.sysAddress: 0x8B800000 Size: 892928 File Visible: No Signed: -Status: -Name: rootrepeal.sysImage Path: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\rootrepeal.sysAddress: 0xA648B000 Size: 49152 File Visible: No Signed: -Status:... Read more

A:IE Closes & Auto updates wont turn on

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave 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 paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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Hi there,

Im hoping someone can help me as I really can think what else to try here. Ive been trying to sort out a cousin's laptop for a couple of weeks now.

It is a Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop running Vista. The original complaint was that IE would just close and no explanation was given as to why. The first thing I noticed was the computer had been running with an inactive Mcafee scanner for around 4 months. I managed to replace this with an up to date version. This removed 1800 threats. On rechecking no further threats were found.

I then ran Spybot and Adaware in safemode and normal mode to try and remove anything else that was on. Spybot seems to pick something up and asks to be run on a restart but it never manages to remove the file. The problem it identifies is: Win32.FraudLoad.edt

I then tried to run an online virus scanner. The housecall.trendmicro.com caused IE to crash just as it is about to download the files for the scan. I managed to get Pandasecurity to run but it doesnt fix any problems. It did however show the following problem: Trj\WMAdownloader.J

I have also ran CWShredder with nothing found and CCleaner which cleared quite a few files out. Windows defender didnt find anything but that didnt really surprise me.

Ive also noticed that Windows automatic updates wont turn on. Not sure how its related but thought Id better mention it anyway. I just get a message saying Security Centre cant change your automatic update settings. It wont change manu... Read more

A:IE Closes & Auto updates wont turn on

Welcome to BCSome types of malware will disable Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it first.Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file file and rename it to mysetup.exe.Double-click on mysetup.exe to start the installation.If that did not work, then try renaming and changing the file extension. click this link if you do not see the file extensionRight-click on the mbam-setup.exe file, rename it to mysetup and change the .exe extension to .scr, .com, .pif, or .bat.Then double-click on mysetup.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to begin installation.If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files.Right-click on mbam.exe, rename it to myscan.exe.Double-click on myscan.exe to launch the program.If that did not work, then try renaming and change the .exe extension in the same way as noted above.Double-click on myscan.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to launch the program.If using Windows Vista, refer to How to Change a File Extension in Windows Vista.Be sure to update MBAM through the program's interface (preferable method) or manually download the definition updates and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Then perform a Quick Scan in normal mode and check all items found for removal. Don't forgot to reboot afterwards. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. When done, click the Logs ta... Read more

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DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_30
Run by Natalia at 14:13:07 on 2012-12-17
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.4021.1297 [GMT -6:00]
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! *Disabled/Updated* {61CDFD9D-3CAC-9270-C6FC-52325ACB795B}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
c:\Program Files (x86)\Sensible Vision\Fast Access\FAService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
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A:Win 7 Laptop wont auto update, wont take VC++ updates, unknown infection

ComboFix 12-12-19.02 - Natalia 12/19/2012 14:42:29.1.4 - x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.4021.2216 [GMT -6:00]
Running from: c:\users\Natalia\Downloads\ComboFix.exe
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! *Disabled/Updated* {61CDFD9D-3CAC-9270-C6FC-52325ACB795B}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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I have Norton systemworks 2003, and I cant get auto protect to stay on. Ive marked it in options, but then when i come back to options, its always unmarked. When I hit 1 button check-up, it always gets the error "auto protect disabled" it repairs it, but when i re-scan... samething

A:(Solved) norton auto-protect wont turn on

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My auto update will not turn on and my web browser keeps popping open new windows for no apparent reason. Below is my recent hijack this log. Thanks in advance for any help.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:25:28 AM, on 12/1/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Vuze\Azureus.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\digital imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
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A:Auto update will not turn on.....

Hi, welcome to TSF!

Before we continue, please follow the instructions presented in this thread: http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html then post the requested logs.

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The other day a pop up showed up on my screen and started to run a fake scan. I shut down the pc and the balloon was on the right side of the task bar stating that the firewall and auto update was turned off (Both were turned on before.) I tried all the steps in this post (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic391327.html)and I followed steps 6-9 here (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html) Below are the DDS Logs and the GMER Log. Any help is very much appreciated.

DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Valued Customer at 8:16:03.88 on Sun 04/17/2011
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_02
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.272 [GMT -4:00]
AV: ESET NOD32 antivirus system 2.70 *Enabled/Updated* {E5E70D32-0101-4F12-8FB0-D96ACA4F34C0}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
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A:Can Not Update PC. Auto Update Turned off. Cant Turn On

Hello and welcome to the forums!My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. I am very sorry for the delay in responding, but as you can see we are at the moment being flooded with logs which, when paired with the never-ending shortage of helpers, resulted in the delayed responding to your thread.I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed. If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.
Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.
If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!
In Windows Vista and Windows 7, all tools need to be started by right clicking and selecting Run as Administrator!
Do not d... Read more

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Hi all,

I using Dell Studio XPS 1640 and Windows 7 7600 RTM, already dupated 8 hot fix. Today I have a problem with the Auto Update of windows, it can not be turned on even when i tried to switch it on in Action Center or in Windows Update in Control Panel.

There is always a message like this: "Action Center can't change your window update setting"'. When I choose "Change setting manually", there is nothing happens.

Please help me with this case. Thanks.

A:can not turn on windows auto update

Is your computer a member of a domain? Was it once a member of a domain (and then you upgraded it?)

It sounds like your policy settings are being overriden.

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I use a vitualization type software called Toolwiz Time Freeze that on a restart removes all your downloads etc of the session.
It gets abit annoying when a Windows auto update starts downloading/installing when you know that TTF will be removing the update on the restart (that is also needed to install Windows updates).

Any advice on how i can get windows to tell me what important updates i need, WHILST having the option of when i can download and install them?

Many thanks for any help.

A:Turn off Windows Auto Update

See this tutorial by Brink:
Windows Update Settings - Change

I have mine set to "Check for updates...", and that works for me.
I get notified, but it's up to me, if and when to download and install them.

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I have a slight problem updating my computer.
When I turn on my computer it notifies me that auto update is turned off and when I try to turn it on it says that the security centre could not change my automatic update settings.

My System is.

Microsoft windows xp
media center edition
version 2002
service pack 3

pentium(R) 4CPU 3.00GHz
3.00GHz, 1.50 GB of Ram

Any help would be great.

Thank you

A:window auto update will not turn on




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How to turn off the update feature in google chrome

A:Turn off auto update in chrome

Don't use methods designed for system administrators. See this: How to Disable a Google Chrome Update | eHow
It can be shotcutted by going directly to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Update\UpdateDefault

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I cannot turn on Windows Auto Update it tells me that I cannot and must be changed by the system administrator but that is me. I am using Windows 7 64 bit below are my log files

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 560 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3957 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1754 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 235631 MB, Free - 150055 MB; D: Total - 2046 MB, Free - 2008 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 02K3Y4
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:05:24 PM, on 12/6/2011
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\iCloudServices.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ApplePhotoStreams.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\TechSmith\Snagit 10\Snagit32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD9\PDVD9Serv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
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Hello, recently my computer showed a windows security alert in the right hand side of the task bar. It said that windows automatic update was turned off. I clicked onto the windows security center and it would not let me turn auto update on. A message will sometimes pop up that says something like: "Windows is unable to turn on automatic updates please go the the control panal, click on system and turn them on from there." This message does not appear every time. When I click control panel>Performance/Maintenance>system>auto update, I apply the change and hit OK but nothing happens after that. Automatic update remains off after trying what was suggested.

I have also been getting the same pop up about once every 5-10 minutes (sometimes more) that says "unable to connect to server" with the url:


These occur when I am using firefox. I have not tested other browser... Read more

A:Unable to turn on Windows Auto Update

Please download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.Ensure that your computer is connected to the internet and your software firewall is disabled until instructed to re-enable it.Double click on the mbam-setup.exe to begin the installation process.When the installation begins, please do not change any of the settings and follow the prompts.Please make sure that when you finish the installation, these options remain checked; *Update MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware *Launch MalwareBytes' Anti-MalwareYou may now click finish...When MBAM launches, you will be prompted to update before running a scan. If an update is found, MBAM will automatically download and apply the updates and you can then click 'OK' button to close the box and continue. You may now re-enable your firewallPlease ensure that while you are on the scanner tab the 'Perform Quick Scan' option is selected, then click the 'Scan' button.If you are asked which drives to scan, please leave all of them ticked, and click 'Start Scan'.The scan will now begin and you will see ?Scan in progress? at the top; It may take a while to complete so please be patient.When the scan completes, you will see ?The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found?Click the 'OK' button to close the box and continue with the removal process.Back on the main scanner screen, click 'Show Results' to see a list of any found Malware.Ensure that all it... Read more

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A. How do you turn off Windows Auto Update in Vista. I'm getting a little annoyed here.
B. Is it reasonable to do this, and just manually check for updates from time to time?

A:Solved: Vista turn off Windows auto update?

A - Control Panel - Security Centre - Windows Update - Change settings

B - No

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Hi folks, i have been unable to get Windows to auto update even when i am running admin , i have downloaded the SURT tool but am getting the following first screenshot.

The screenshot below is the message i get when trying to get the SURT tool to run .

The screenshot below the first is the screen i get when running admin and trying to turn on auto update.

Thanks for any help.

A:Running Admin but still unable to get auto update to turn on

Your first screenshot shows that you are attempting to open a file with an extension of crdownload

That file extension is usually associated with Google's Chrome browser. It is a temporary file extension given to a file during the download. Once the download completes, there are a few more things that might occur before the original file extension is assigned to the file.

One of those things is:
Security related Chrome extensions (apps) might need to complete their checking of the file.

Another thing is:
Antivirus apps (in this case, Kaspersky) might might need to scan the file.
I downloaded Kaspersky from here:
Download Kaspersky Anti-Virus - FileHippo.com
During install, it downloaded another 168MB of stuff.
After the install, it downloaded lots more files. Wow!

I downloaded Chrome 31.0.1650.63 from here:
Download Google Chrome 31.0.1650.63 - FileHippo.com

After restarting the Virtual Machine that I'm playing in, I used Chrome to download the System Update Readiness Tool (SURT) from here: Download System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [November 2013] from Official Microsoft Download Center

Using Process Monitor, I did not see Kaspersky do anything with the file during or after the download. Perhaps I just missed Kaspersky's actions.

My temp file correctly renamed from
Windows6.1-KB947821-v31-x64.crdownload to
Windows6.1-KB947821-v31-x64.msu after the download completed.

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Hello, I've gone through the Preparation guide and I believe I've followed all the rules, here's my problem:Running XP Home, Windows Firewall enabled1) Been getting lots of SystemErrorFixer pop ups and to a lesser extent AntiSpywareMaster pop ups. 2) I also notice that when clicking on folders in an external hard drive, just by opening them, Windows Explorer will crash and display the error msg about how it had to close. These folders haven't had anything new installed in them and just contain old video files. 3) Can't turn on Windows Automatic Update, tried going through usual routes such as services.msc and starting it, enabling hardwire profile, etc. as recommended in Microsoft support sites and others. Give the error 1048(I believe that's the one?) and says it can't be turned on no matter what I try.Running PC-Cillin 2008 with auto updates still working fine, did scans and clean attmepts with that as well as Avira, Ewido (online free version), and SUPERAntiSpyWare. But problems still persist. I look forward to your help and thank you in advance for this great service, below are my DSS and Kapersky logs:Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Douglas on 2008-05-29 20:05:39Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Failed to create restore point; unknown error code 0x00000001Backed up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.Total ... Read more

A:Can't Stop Systemerrorfixer And Can't Turn On Windows Auto Update

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of the lines listed below. Then close all other windows--you should only see HijackThis on your Desktop--and click the Fix Checked button.O2 - BHO: {4ad5f1c0-b2c1-3fcb-e2d4-60c003f1d661} - {166d1f30-0c06-4d2e-bcf3-1c2b0c1f5da4} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\gbtvncyd.dllO2 - BHO: (no name) - {4C8C42DF-F287-4561-9016-DB93FE8B7A90} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\byXOFutu.dllO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BMff68e3c5] Rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\ixapnpai.dll",sO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [fc5bd059] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\vdwvjbwn.dll",bO9 - Extra button: BitComet Search - {461CC20B-FB6E-4f16-8FE8-C29359DB100E} - (file missing)O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - (file missing)O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (file missing)O9 - Extra button: MUSICMATCH MX Web Player - {d81ca86b-ef63-42af-bee3-4502d9a03c2d} - http://wwws.musicmatch.com/mmz/openWebRadio.html (file missing)O15 - Trusted Zone: *.shoutwire.com (HKCU)O15 - Trusted Zone: *.torrentspy.com (HKCU)O21 - SSODL: bestreak - {874443fe-aa33-4ebf-a6ac-73208787e62d} - (no file)O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: {874443fe-aa33-4ebf-a6ac-73208787e62d} - bestreak - (no file)=====================You are running an older version of Java. This can b... Read more

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Hello, new to the forums and having a problem with WMP11 in Windows XP. I am trying to go digital with my album collection and am ripping the cd in WMP. However, when I insert the CD, it says album artist song are all unknown. I can right click and go to find album info and it updates fine that way. But I would like it to update automatically, obviously, so I can just pop em in and let it go.

I have gone into 'More Option' > 'Privacy' and checked 'update music files by retrieving media info from the internet'. and the 'Library' tab and clicked 'Retrieve additional information from the internet' and 'Rename Music files using Rip music setting'.

I am not sure what to do from here. Thanks in advance for any help.

- Scott

A:WMP 11 wont auto update ablum info



check monitor folders is enable

small chance your firewall is blocking it

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It shut down during an update and now wont turn on. It will only let us completely wipe the laptop all over options wont work.

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After the bios update was finished, it requires to restart but it wont turn on again after restart. The light when put charger in also wont turn on.Any solutions will be appreciated. Thank You

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I was having trouble woth my wifi adapter so did a scan for updates need per hp assistant did the first update and now my computer won't turn on. It sounds like it is but the screen is black

A:Bios update bow computer wont turn on

Hi Brrlrcr97, and welcome to TSG.

Exactly what do you mean by "won't turn on"? Do you press the power button, it makes some sounds, and then completely shuts off?

Are we safe to assume it is an H-P/Compaq brand computer? If so, please give us the full model number of it (not just the model series).

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I have done everything I could do to get these services to running out of options. any Ideas?

A:Cannot update windows 7 pro because services wont turn on? Please Help

In Services Windows Update does not show 'started'? Left click to Highlight it, right click to open it.
Does it say stop or start? If wupdate showed started this would show stop and vice versa.
I'd do a system restore to some earlier date when it may have been working.

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After last BIOS update I can't turn on my keyboard backlit. There's no such option in Lenovo Vantage, pressing Fn+Spacebar not working anymore.

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Title says it all. My computer was installing 55 windows updates and then the screen went black and stayed black for 5 or so minutes so i held the power button down until it shut off. When i went to turn it back on the tower turns on fine the power button lights up and the fans are running but the monitor stays asleep and wont turn on. I have tryed using 3 different monitors and two different cords and still no luck.

A:Monitor wont turn on after manual shut down during windows update

If you are comfortable opening your computer up check to see that the video card is seated, assuming its not integrated. What is your computer model/specs?

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Hi I'm new to this whole forum thing so let's see how I go.

Some background info about my laptop is probably useful so I'll start there. I have owned my ASUS Transformer Book TX300CA for about 2 years now and haven't had many recent issues with it. My laptop recently suggested to update my Windows 10 to the "Anniversary Edition" and I did so thinking everything would be fine.

I didn't really use my computer for a couple of days after that but it was still turned on and charging as normal (I never usually turn it off). The next time I went to use it, it notified me that it just had to finish installing the updates which it did after this I went to use my computer and proceeded to detach the screen of the transformer book from the keyboard dock. I held it for about two minutes in which it was working perfectly normally and then all of a sudden it went black as though it had run out of battery life which it shouldn't have as it was charging all day and had a good percentage before I detached it from the keyboard dock.

Initially the computer was still making some whirring sounds but when I held down the power button in an attempt to turn it back on it stopped completely. I put it back on the keyboard dock and attempted to charge it thinking that I may of not had it plugged in and the battery may have just died. After a nights worth of charging it would still not turn on. I took a closer look and separated the screen and keyboard again.... Read more

A:Laptop wont turn on after Windows 10 "Anniversary Update"!

Put in a windows 8 installer disc,and then try to turn it on. If not, reply again. Also,unplug charger for a few mins.

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I've never been bit by this as I always save my work before walking away from the computer, but this may be of help to some of you.

Windows Update - Enable or Disable Automatic Restart

A:Stop Win7 Auto-update from auto restarting your computer

Thanks a lot for this! My Windows Updates have fallen probably a month behind because I don't have it on automatic for this very reason. If this "fix" indeed works, it might finally be time to change that!

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Hi guys,
I have an issue with HP Pavilion p6-2316s which runs on Windows 8. have an issue where it goes to screen and tells me that "Automatic Repair couldn't repair your PC. Press Advanced Options to try to repair your pc or shut down to turn off your PC". Log file: C:\windows\System32\Logfile\Srt\SrtTrail.txt

Need help on this issue if any of you know what's going on. Thank you. Please let me know if you need more info on the machine itself


A:Windows 8 wont boot and wont do Auto Repaires

Do you have your Windows 8 CD?

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I'm troubleshooting sound driver issues and have come across something peculiar. I tried shutting off the auto driver update for windows because I do not want the specific drivers that they are going to use. In the screenshot you can see that an installation occurs even with the setting turned off. My question is, are these some default generic type audio drivers such that they will not interfere with the soundcard drivers? Is this some background type driver that will be installed regardless?

You can click on the picture to enlarge it up to enlarge it up to 1680x1050.

Thanks for help.

EDIT: Updated with screenshot

A:No Auto Update is Auto Updating? Screenshot

Updated with screenshot. Sorry about that.

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Synopsis: PSU died, replaced PSU with different model, system boots to bios successfully but does not recognize any devices in SATA ports, nor do those devices appear to be getting power. Now can't even get to BIOS, entire PC flicks on and off repeatedly as soon as I turn the PSU on regardless of whether I hit the power button on the front of the computer.

System Specifications

Original PSU that died: SeaSonic M12II 750 SS-750AM 750w PSU
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz
GPUs: ASUS 670 non-top version, SLI (2x)
MOBO: ASRock Z77 extreme 6
RAM: Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) SDRAM DDR3 2133
Optical drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x SATA Internal DVD+/-RW Drive
SSD: SanDisk Extreme 240GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch (OS is installed here)
Storage drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III (This was not connected when power supply died)

Detailed explanation:About a week ago my PSU (Seasonic 750w) died randomly while the computer was left running in sleep . I RMA'd the dead seasonic. In the mean time I happened to come accross an extremely good deal on a new PSU, so I bought it (Thermaltake smart m850w PSU) to have a backup and to get my machine working again.

I hooked up the new PSU to GPUs, CPU, fans, ATX power connector, and to all of the SATA devices, (the SSD, the HDD, and the Optical drive). I made sure to connect the data cables to the SATA devices in the same configuration they were in when working properly. The computer boots suc... Read more

A:PSU died, new PSU, bios wont recognize SATA devices, now wont turn on

I had a similar problem when I had an Antec PSU die on me. After I replaced it, my Biostar mobo's BIOS would no longer retain settings, and both my Pioneer DVD burners were completely dead. Not recognized in the BIOS, they would not acknowledge any discs inserted, nothing worked. I also started getting BSODs pointing to a corrupt BIOS. Replacing the burners didn't help. Putting the Pioneer burners in a new machine didn't work.

It turned out that the dying Antec PSU had wrecked the Biostar's BIOS chip and both Pioneer DVD burners. Replacing the BIOS chip was more expensive than buying a new motherboard, and reflashing the chip wasn't possible because the flash utility told me I already had the latest BIOS version. I ended up trashing the board and buying an ASRock board and Samsung burners.

If you get a new motherboard (or try another known-good working PC), and you connect your present SATA devices and they don't work, then the dying Seasonic may have burnt them out, too.

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OS Windows Vista Basic SP1
Intel Pentium Dual Core e2220 processor
2gb ddr2
160 gb 7200 rpm sata hard disk
(13 gb allocated for recovery system)
Nvidia GeForce 7050 up to 895mb

Packard Bell Imedia d2317 uk

I give quick summary. Im not at all good with tech knowledge

18mth old pc. Wont boot. But is temporamental. Sometimes will turn on, make noise, and the dvd drive can open. Other times wont even power up or even the odd time i get to the american trends black screen with some commands like f2 for SETUP , f8 bb popup. Also noticed it said checksum bad

My girlfriends pc this is. It happened when she was using farmville. Got the bsod. PC was working really amazingly beforehand like brand new. Very little software, on it, and no music or movie downloads. No file sharing. Satisfactory AVG etc

bsod.!! arrrggh. I noted down what i could from the first one before it restarted automatically.


down the page after a bit of warning about recent software or hardware installations or missed windows updates.. this technical info

STOP :0x00000050 (0xEE946856,0x00000001,0x81FQ47D5,0x00000002)

collecting data for crash dump .....
initializing disk for crash dump

After autorestart, it done a repair startup which at first looked like working and everything it seemed fine. So i opened firefox browser which reopened the farmville page that had been on at the previous bsod. Well it happened again except this time it froze. After 10mins not... Read more

A:Newbie bsod. Wont boot, wont even turn on most times, but does sometimes

If I leave it alone for a few hrs, the system might seem like its going to work, the on switch goes blue lit, theres the normal beep it makes, the three lights on the keyboard flash, then i get packard bell screen for split second which gives me options like enter BIOS, but that scares me. Then it will go straight to the American Trends page i explained earlier and wont go further

Then if you switch power off again and see what happens, it may not even power up next time, no blue lit on, a split second of fan noise then nada. Or it may have nothing happen except you can hear the fan running and the dvd drive can open

Of course she cant find her vista disc!!! We will find it 2moro somewhere though. There is no important data on the pc so if it was possible to reinstall vista I would just leave it in to get fixed. I got quoted 25 pounds.

Can anyone help me out or have any clue. My brother had a problem last month with a firefox update which gave him similair trouble. But lucky for him, it resolved itself after 3 days of turning it on/off and hoping for the best

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Hi, I have recently recieved my HP Split X2 back from HP last week because the docking station would charge but the computer would not and now it's the opposite. I turned on my computer it was working fine, I plug it in to charge and i notice that the battery icon didnt change to charging so i unplugged it and plugged it back in and nothing so i undock the computer and that charges just fine i place it back and next thing i know it shuts off on me. i press the power button and nothing but when I hold it down the Windows button on the computer stays glowing if i continue to hold the power button and if i undock it the led light is red. Also if i have it plugged it the windows button will flash 4 times and on the 4th time itll stay lit up until i release it I just got my computer back and  it's acting up again i would really appreciate a way to fix this 

A:Docking station wont charge computer wont turn on

Hi @daniel9909 ,Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums and Welcome. Please call our technical support at 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region, please click the link to get the support number for your region. They will be happy to assist you immediately.Thanks.

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My computer will not shut completely off when I shut it down. The light for the wireless internet connect does not go black, it turns orange, saying that it is off but now the orange light does not come off unless I hold the power button down.  Also when my computer goes to sleep, when I press a key to turn it back on, it does not turn on. The screen stays black and the wireless internet connection light is orange. It does not boot back up anymore. 

A:HP wont shut off all the way and sleep mode wont let me turn...

Hi, Try the following. Open Settings and select System.  Select Power and sleep, then click on Additional power settings - in the following window, click on 'Choose what the power button does' in the left hand pane. In the subsequent window, first click on 'Change settings that are currently unavailable' ( near the top of the Window ) and then remove the checkmark from the box against 'Turn on fast start-up (recommended)'.  Click the Save Settings button, then close any open windows and restart the notebook. When windows has reloaded, download the IMEI driver directly from Intel on the following link, unzip the package and run the installer. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26127/Intel-Management-Engine-Consumer-Driver-for-Intel-NU... When the installation has completed, restart the notebook. When the machine has reloaded, re-enable Fast Start-up and reboot the notebook once again - let Windows fully load for a few minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K

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Is there a way to set your computer to turn off after a certain amount of
time of inactivity?
thanks for your help.

A:Auto turn off????

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hi,im running windows xp home edition with sp2. To turn off my pc,i usually click on start in the taskbar,then the options to stand-by,turn off or restart appear,I then click on turn off,and the pc does the rest,it turns the pc off and the monitor. Now when i go through the process of turning it off, i do everything as described above,but instead of shutting off,it just acts as if i did nothing,i am left staring at the desktop and can just continue to use it as normal.So i have come to the conclusion that some sort of virus or something (i am doing a virus sweep as i am writting) has turned off the auto shutdown function,What i'd really love to know is can anyone tell me how i can turn this feature back on,i also forgot to add,that u cannot log off either,the same thing happens,so i would be really greatful if anyone has any suggestions at all,Thanks for your time

A:auto turn off GONE

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Hi, My laptop was not charge, I was not able to check the percentage of the battery & all of a sudden it shut down. I cant even remember if I shut it down or it shut down on its own, because I went to th rest room.. Few hours later I plugged it in the charger but t seems like it's not charging and then i tried to turn it on but its still not working. I need Help ASAP :-(  


It would help if you posted the product number or complete product name. You have only identified the notebook model series that it came from and that is not quite specific enough. Identify it and I will be able to give you instructions on performing a hard reset of your notebook. Is it still in warranty?Check your warranty status Here. Does the power\charge LED light up when a power adapter is connected to it?

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 I got hp z600 and i got geforce gtx 1070, I bought a power adapter 6 pin to 8 pin. I have the issue the PC will turn on and works fine but when i power it off and want to turn it on again it wont turn on at all. I have to unplug it and hold the reset button for few seconds then I plug it back again and it turns on. No it seems it is dead 100%. What can it be? too much power consumption from the video card? I got other hp z600 with gtx 1050 no external power required and it works great. Any suggestion? Thanks

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I created a backup of my hard drive files onto a CD. It contains very important data. Yet when I put the CD into my CD drive, I can hear it spinning and trying to be read, but I get a window that says something like "Searching for Auto Play" or "Seeking/starting Auto Play", then it just hangs there forever and freezes the rest of my computer - until I take out the CD. It's obviously trying to seek an autorun file, but as far as I know, none of my data files on that CD include any autorun files! Why would it do this? Is there a way to turn off the autorun feature?

I have Windows XP on a Dell Inspiron laptop. Thanks!

A:How do I turn off Auto Play on CD-ROM?

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hi all

I am a little unsure where to place this as a topic, thats why it is in the general section.

I am trying to change my group policy setting so that auto run doesn't work. I have to get some data of an external hard drive that is infected.

as i am running Home premium I can't access it. Will this regedit work for windows 7

One quick trick prevents AutoRun attacks


A:Need to turn of auto play

Why don't you just change it in control panel autorun

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When I first bought my HP Pavillion several years ago I noticed that occasionally a odd symbol appeareed on the screen. It looked like two small  triangles one on top of the other. I soon found out that when it was operational I could control the rate of scrolling. I never found out how to controll this gizmo but now it is driving me mad. If I happen to be looking at page 400 of a large document, it suddenly takes over and races the page  to the start or end of the document. This may be handy if it is controllable but right now I would love to do something to cancell its mad operations. This forum talks about synaptics but I am loath to enter the driver in case it has nothing to do with the problem. I would appreciate some help here.

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I cannot figure out how to turn on auto complete in XP. I have turned it on under "tools", "options", "content", "autocomplete" as well as turned on "use Inline autocomplete" under the advanced tab and neither turns on this feature.

I have unchecked all boxes, rebooted, re-checked all boxes, rebooted, and nothing works.



A:How to turn on Auto-Complete

Make sure it's turned on in "Services". Click Start, and then click Run. In the Open box, type Services.msc, and then click OK. Make sure "Protected Storage" service is started.

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On XP I used to be able to place my files where ever I wanted  in explorer. On Windows 7 to my dismay I can't move files ore folder where I want them. Is there a way to turn this off? When tranferring a bunch of files to removable storage there may be files that I may not want to transfer and I can't simply move them out of the way like used to on XP.

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hi, im from malaysia and im using streamyx (name of isp) and i configured my pc to use manual dialer (username and password) but yesterday after restarting my pc my computer started to connect to the internet automatically and my modem's ETH/ACT LED keep on blinking. how to i restore my internet connection to manual

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my computer auto turn on after 15 min of been shut down and i dont have any program to do that
plz help!! (window xp)

A:computer auto turn on

Im confused as to exactly whats going on here. What exactly is the problem? your looking for software to make your pc turn on automatically or your pc turns on by itself after shutdown?

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In windows seven there is an tab called Communications that will auto turn down the volume by YZ% when you wan it to. Before I rewrote my Windows 7 system it turn down the music when I had an incoming call via Skype. Now after reinstalling my Windows 7 system even with the setting set correctly and label in the Playback and Recording listing as default communication device it still don't work not work anymore with Skype. All the posting that I come across are trying turn the feature off so it don't work. I can't find one with similar problems then me of it not working. Everything I can think of don't work so I thought I post up the issues here to see if anybody has a thoughts on how to get it to work again.

Any ideas?

A:Sound Don't Auto Turn Down?

Try setting the audio input device that you use with Skype as your default communications device in the recording sound control panel.

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I own a yoga 710-14iKB.Till a while ago, I was able to rotate my screen whether the tablet mode is on or off.But now I can't rotate the screen in neither mode.I tried switching to tablet mode but the rotation lock option would stay greyed out. I also tried to turn off rotation lock in settings > display > rotation lockbut the option is greyed out as well. this problem bothers me alot as I need to rotate my screen as I use the laptop in different modes and positions.

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Well now, here's a face you haven't seen in a loooonnnggggg time.

Hiya gang, been away to long....

I have a quick question I can't remember the answer to. When I bring up Power Desk or Windows Explorer, it always wants to search my CD-Rom, CD-rw and things like that, I know there is a way to stop it but can't remember.

Any help?

P.S. Love what you all have done with the place.

A:How to turn off auto run/search

From Powerdesk Pro 5:
To control the drives that display in the drive bar: Go to OptionsāPreferences. Click the Drives tab.By default, all drives are checked. Uncheck the box next to the drive letter(s) you don?t want displayed. You can also use this to specify what categories of drives you want displayed. If you don?t want, say, removable drives to appear, uncheck that box.Drives that are not checked will not display in the drivebar or the tree list. This doesn?t delete the drive, or any files on it. To have the drive reappear in PowerDesk, just recheck the box.If you have a lot of network drives mapped on your system, or have really small partitions, the drivebar may cut off the last few drive letters. To display the items in the drivebar on multiple rows:

Copyright Š 2002 Ontrack Data International, Inc.Click to expand...

Look in Powerdesk Help/Index and "find" Drive

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I have a machine on my network on which I can't turn off auto updates even when logged in as either the local or global administrator. The options to turn it off are just greyed out. Its not the only restriction on that machine. When I try to view hidden files and folders through My Computer, Each time I click OK, the option reverts back to not showing hidden files and folders.

Anyone seen this before? I need to switch off auto updates so IE9 doesn't install on the PC as its not compatible with an external essential service that the user users.



A:Can't turn off auto updates


The method described there is the only one I have experience with.

I would suggest you backup files as deemed necessary beforehand.

As a comment, either someone has played around with that comps' settings OR it has malware. In the latter case, it might be smarter to just copy off, wipe, reinstall and copy back (after thorough scans of the copied files).

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