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RAM FREQUENCIES PROBLEMS

Q: RAM FREQUENCIES PROBLEMS

a few months ago I assembled my PC,my Asus z270e board , this MB supports 3000mhz ram frequencies so I went up i was using that XMP profile
But I had problems for playing, crashes, freezes or close alone, in the end i can not play, this happend every 10 -30 min, sometimes when the game started, I thought it was my PC, so I format it, I uploaded and downgraded the version of Windows and nothing too, in the end by discarding I realized that this was the XPM profile.!! now im using the stock frecuencie yesterday, I played 24 hours without crashes everythings OK,!! so if my MB withstands these frequencies of 3kmh. why is it causing me problems?
Processor i7 7700
Mother: Asus Strix z270e gaming
Liquid cooling: NZXT KRAKEN X52
Ram: CORSAIR VENGEANCE LED KIT 2x8 / 16GB
GPU: ASUS STRIX 1070
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Preferred Solution: RAM FREQUENCIES PROBLEMS

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My Windows 8.1 laptop, fitted with an Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN wireless adapter, suddenly stopped automatically connecting to my router a few months ago. I attempted to connect wirelessly to multiple other routers, all to no avail. My laptop could only connect through an ethernet cable/tethered hotspot. I then moved houses and got the internet set up on a new provider and suddenly my laptop could connect wirelessly again! Sadly, after trying to connect to my university's wi-fi, I found out that the laptop wasn't fixed, it was simply able to connect to my new 5Ghz internet but still had trouble connecting to 2.4Ghz access points.

I've tried everything I can to fix this as my laptop is too vital to my studies for me to be without it even for a short period of time, therefore sending it off for diagnostic and repairs is out of the question for now. So far I have tried:

Installing the latest Windows 8.1 drivers for the card (currently on v.15.14.0.2)
Replacing the wireless card with a new one (same make and model)
A complete, fresh re-installation of Windows 8.1

Running out of ideas on what to try and so turning to the community for help. Even if you're not sure of a fix, determining the problem itself would also be a big help. Thanks much in advance!
 

A:Laptop can't connect to 2.4Ghz frequencies, only 5Ghz frequencies

Try the latest wireless driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site.

If that doesn't work then try the latest driver directly from Intel's site.
 

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Is it possible to pick up radio frequencies and interference on computers? I opened my Windows Media Player today and heard, very quietly, a talk radio show and was flabbergasted. It has never, ever, ever happened before. I don't listen to internet radio so I don't know what it could be. Completely dumbfounded over here.

A:Radio frequencies?

Yes, it is possible. Computers are an FCC Class 15, sub-part B product, which means that while they may not cause interference in other products, they must accept any interference caused by something else. That's why your PC can pick up talk radio. You were either picking up a local radio station, or something nearby was radiating that signal.

That's it in layman's terms. You can look up the officialese in your owner's manual if you like.

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a few months ago I assembled my PC,my Asus z270e board , this MB supports 3000mhz ram frequencies so I went up i was using that XMP profile
But I had problems for playing, crashes, freezes or close alone, in the end i can not play, this happend every 10 -30 min, sometimes when the game started, I thought it was my PC, so I format it, I uploaded and downgraded the version of Windows and nothing too, in the end by discarding I realized that this was the XPM profile.!! now im using the stock frecuencie yesterday, I played 24 hours without crashes everythings OK,!! so if my MB withstands these frequencies of 3kmh. why is it causing me problems?
Processor i7 7700
Mother: Asus Strix z270e gaming
Liquid cooling: NZXT KRAKEN X52
Ram: CORSAIR VENGEANCE LED KIT 2x8 / 16GB
GPU: ASUS STRIX 1070
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

A:RAM Frequencies Problem

Indeed the board does but as is shown
4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 3866(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3600(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3333(O.C.)/3300(O.C.)/3200(O.C.)/3000(O.C.)/2800(O.C.)/2666(O.C.)/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel Memory Architecture
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs.
* Refer to www.asus.com for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists

all except 2400 and 2133 are OC

Your processor
https://ark.intel.com/products/97128/Intel-Core-i7-7700-Processor-8M-Cache-up-to-4_20-GHz
Memory Types DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
supports those none OC at SPD - serial presence detect

So your ram although I do not know which exact model of Vengeance it is - as explained in your motherboard manual must when OC not only be configured alone for ram but as part of the sophisticated procedure on that motherboard - where if you wish you can simply use the 5 step automated process explained on your manual
Have you checked if your Corsair ram is on the QVL list from Asus
https://www.asus.com/uk/Motherboards/ROG-STRIX-Z270E-GAMING/HelpDesk_QVL/
That list cannot of course list all ram that will work with that board, but what is listed has been tested by Asus

This presumes the problem existed - not only on one or two games but across the board
 

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Hey all, this is my first post here, its great to be here!

Anyways,

I just purchased a new motherboard, cpu, and memory (wanted to finally switch from AMD)
I purchased the Core 2 Quad 6600, Gigabyte P35-DS3P, and 2x1GB of Ballistix Tracer
I have Windows XP Pro w/ all current updates

The speed of the memory is DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500)
and my motherboard supports DDR2 1066 and dual channel memory

When I run CPU-Z it says Max Bandwith for each stick is PC2-6400 (400mHz)
The timings are :
Frequency 533mHz, CAS Latency 5

is the frequency correct? it seems slower, i mean my old pc-3200 memory was running at 400mHz CAS latency 2.5.

Just wondering what I would need to change in the BIOS, this mobo's got great OC'ing tools

Thanks for looking appreciate any help!
 

A:Memory Frequencies off

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A couple of months ago, I built a capable gaming rig (E8500, ATi HD4850, 4GB PC-6400 RAM on a Gigabyte EP35-DS3L with Vista x64), and set it up. It was my first time building a computer from scratch on my own, but I made it and recently overclocked my CPU.

I intended to overclock it to 3.6GHz, and it looked like that in the BIOS but using CPU-Z, it reported it at 6 x 380.0 MHz or 2280 MHz. It does change to the 3.6GHz at times in the program, but never in the output file. I'm assuming this is because of some energy saving thing? The mobo did come with an energy saving program, but I disabled it and stopped it from starting on boot, but I guess I may have not gotten rid of it properly.

CPU-Z also reports that my RAM is PC-5300 (333 MHz x 2), even though the RAM was sealed (at least, it looked like it). My CPU-Z output file is attached, if you want to take a look at it.

Regards,
Cal
 

A:Unsure about CPU and RAM frequencies

Could you post pictures of your BIOS settings? First of all the frequency section... And then of other sections, so we could find the CPU slower option.
 

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The specs of my computer is in my signature. The freq. in which my ram is suppose to run is 1200Mhz. I'm trying to figure out how i can get it to actually run at that speed. When i go into the bios it allows me to either set it to auto or 400, 553, 667, 800, or 1066Mhz but nothing higher. When i set it to auto during startup it says DDR2 667 however when i set it to the 1066Mhz it says DDR2 400 during startup. How do i go about getting it to run faster?
 

A:Solved: DDR2 frequencies

it seems that your motherboard only supports up to ddr2 800. =P
 

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i'm curious what the different frequencies mean. does the higher frequency mean better performance, or what? Right now i have 2 gigs of 6400 in my comp but was looking to add more and wasn't sure if i should go with 8500 or just stick tot he 6400.

my mother board supports pc2-5300 pc2-6400 and pc2-8500
 

A:ddr2 sdram frequencies?

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Hey peeps!

I just bought another 8gb stick of ram to go with my other 8gb. Whats installed in there right now is the Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200mhz 8gb. The one i purchased is Corsair Vengeance LPX 2400mhz 8gb. My motherboard being a MSI Z170a sli pl. Will The 2400 mhz stick work with the 3200mhz? If so how would i go about installing it? Do i dual link it, or single? Go into bios set timings with the 3200mhz?voltage?
Or will putting in the Stick automatically adjust the to what it needs to be?
 

A:Installing Ram same brand different frequencies

It should work but both sticks will run at the lower speed of 2400MHz.

Are you in Poland ? (Looking online for your motherboard found only Polish websites).
 

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Hi y'all,
I recently bought a bluetooth adapter for my speakers, so that I can play from my phone or PC without connecting cables. Works great, except that on the PC my bluetooth mouse conflicts with the speaker -- when I move, click or scroll the audio pops and cuts out. I'm guessing it's because they're on the same frequency, but I'm wondering if there's any way I can adjust that so that they don't conflict. Any help is appreciated!

A:Bluetooth frequencies conflicting

Are you using the same BT adapter for both the speakers and mouse?

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Hello,This is for the X1 Carbon 6th Gen.There are a number of threads this post refers to:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Yoga-3rd-gen-CPU-frequency-pegged-at-max/m...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-6th-gen-Fan-Noise/m-p/4083801#M8590...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-6th-Gen-fan-always-on/m-p/4083948#M... My understanding is that the CPU idle frequency settings are set in Windows registries while the fan settings are set in the BIOS. The issues discussed below are for the laptop on AC, not on battery. CPU issue-People reported that the CPU idles at around 4GHz no matter what tasks are performed on the laptop, leading to excessive heat. Lenovo provided a solution that lowers CPU idle frequencies to approximately 0.86GHz, 1.66GHz, 4GHz for Better Battery, Better Performance, Best Performance power modes (not power plan) respectively. They incorporated this solution in an executable patch found here: https://support.lenovo.com/sa/en/solutions/ht506625Reading the notes for the patch, I see under Operating Systems:Windows 10 1709 (version 16299)Windows 10 1803 (version 17134)And further down, under Additional Information:This issue is fixed in factory preloads based on Windows 10 1803 (version 17134) and later.  Only factory preloads based on Windows 10 1709 (version 16299) had this issue. If the symptoms are not noticed, then it is not necessary to apply the solut... Read more

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I have this 13yr old monitor that's working perfectly fine, but I need to know it's vertical and horizontal frequencies.

Unfortunately I do not have any documentation for this monitor, nor is anything mentioned anywhere on it.

I've been using it on WinXP with a resolution of 1024.768 at (I think) 60.

Any help, pls.
 

A:Need to know the Horizintal/Vertical Frequencies of monitor

voip4africa said:


... a resolution of 1024.768 at (I think) 60. ...Click to expand...

If you were running a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and 60 Hz refresh rate, I believe that it is referred to as an XGA video format. The vertical frequency is 60 Hz and the horizontal frequency is about 48.36 KHz
 

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What are the maximum frequencies that are available in core i7 processors now?

I ask this because I'm looking for a new desktop PC these days. I currently have an ancient core two duo Pentium D processor runninf at 3.4 GHz, surprisingly all the PCs I have found so far are either very close to this frequency or slower.

A:What are the maximum frequencies that are available in core i7 process

Hello mohab mate is this for a build? if so just go to here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...icroprocessors and take your pick

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Good day Win7 Community,

This is my first post on here, as many users, I come here because I am having an issue.

I bought my new computer at friday.
I began installing my desired programs and games.
But as I progressed I found out something was going on with my sound.

I own a 5.1 surround sound speaker set so I'd like to use it, I believe I have stereo sound on it right now because I want my speakers to have sound all the time instead of having either music or voice-only.

On to the issue;

At first, I used my audio outputs of my motherboard, but that didn't really work well with my speaker set.
So I got my old 5.1 surround card (PCI) out and installed it into my new computer and plugged my speaker set, I could now use all 5 speakers.

I uninstalled the motherboard sound drivers and installed the sound card ones.
Fiddled with the settings the way I like it (sound volumes on each speaker)

I got it all working.. only, with youtube,WMP,VLC Mediaplyer, whatever produces sound.
When a high frequentie sound comes along, it gets scrambled which really ruins my fun of my new computer.

List of hardware/Software:

Motherboard: ASUS P8H67
Sound Card: Trust SC-5100 5.1 Surround Sound Card

Motherboard Sound Drivers: Realtek High Definition Audio Driver

Sound Card Driver: Trust 5.1 Soundcard 14319

Recap:
I uninstalled Realtek and installed the trust 5.1 sound card drivers.
I tried fiddling with WMP's settings etc. but no luck so far.

I hope someone can assist me in this struggle.
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A:Scrambled Noise At Higher Frequencies

I know its obvious but did you remember to disable the onboard (motherboard) sound chip in the bios?

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After installing Win2k pro I had to change my 41.09 Win98, Nvidia drivers to Win2k drivers and found that there is no option to change my video cards clock and memory freqencies.

With the Win98 41.09 Drivers there was an option in advanced settings to change the frequencies. I am really annoyed because I found that the Nvidia detonator overclocking was more accurate than Riva Tuner.
 

A:Nvidia Drivers :Clock frequencies

You need to install the coolbits reg file to add the registry key to enable the clock frequency adjustment

you can get it here http://www.guru3d.com/files/ in the overclocking and tweak directory
 

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Hi, ive had this laptop for a while now, and a few months ago the audio was working just fine when i was producing my music, i plugged in my microphone, guitar hitch, i even set up a new maschine micro mk2 and it all worked fine with low latency. I didnt change the latency and a few weeks after letting my computer sit, i came back and tried to go onto soundcloud, and the audio wasnt working right. The audio came out, but it was like the bass had been manualy turned off. I preveously owned a macbook so if you could please elaborate and explain how to fix the problem or what is happening, that would be greatly appreciated.

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It has hardly been two weeks I've custom built my PC with newly manufactured parts and installed a cracked-activated version of Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on one partition and then ,Windows 8.1 x64 on another partition.
Ever since the first few days , I've been encountering BSOD frequently in every Instance of usage, although the occurrence of them depends on the system load. When the system is in an Idle State, BSOD occurs in 15-45 mins of being idle ; When in moderate use, such as downloading space intensive contents or watching movies it takes 75-90 mins before BSOD happens ; when in heavy use, such as graphics intense gaming or rendering processes, the system runs for about 3-5 Hours before the BSOD occurs. I use Windows 7 x64 as the primary OS and 8.1 is for guest users. I've tried Memtests, HDD tests, Processor Tests, BIOS tests and all turned out positive with flying colors and also tried disconnecting all parts and reconnecting them again, yet BSOD is a common occurrence. The details of the BSOD is as :

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8009DFB028
BCP3: 00000000BF800000
BCP4: 0000000000200401
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\073015-17206-01.dmp
C:\Users\ARITRA\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-41059-0.sysdata.xml

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A:BSOD in irregular frequencies, error 0x00000124

the dump files would be much more helpful to the analysts.

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 I just bought Lenovo IP510IKB earlier this week, and I really like it, but I think something is wrong with the speakers, when I play music or any kind of audio there is some kind of distortion or vibration at certain frequencies, I don't know how to describe it, it's like there is something vibrating inside the laptop. I tried installing lenovo Harman drivers but the problem is still there, I also tried Windows generic drivers and other softwares like FxSound, but nothing helped, something that I also tried is muting the left speaker and the right speaker, at first I thought muting the left speaker fixed the problem but after a while I noticed the same distortion but not as much. I tried living with this annoying problem as it's not always there, but it really appear when listening to piano, but I can't live with it anymore it's driving me crazy and I can't find any related topics about this problem in the IP510IKB. I live in Egypt and I bought this laptop from souq.com (something like amazon.com) about a week ago, and I don't think I will be able to return it, is it even something that the warranty covers?

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How many MHz should i set the Core and Memory Clock Frequencies on my GeForce 5200 FX to without any chance of damage?

Current Settings:

Core- 250 MHz
Memory- 332 MHz
 

A:Core and Memory Clock Frequencies Geforce 5200 FX

Leave them.
 

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Can someone settle an arguement I'm having with my Nephew. He says that the default clock settings of my GeForce 3 card are too low. At the moment they are 175 Core Clock Frequency and 400 Memory Clock Frequency. We've looked at specifications for this card on the web and in the manual but both have not provided us with an answer. If someone could clear this up for us or provide me with a link that would tell me then I would really appreciate it.

Cheers.

Si

 

A:ASUS V8200 T2 Deluxe Default Clock Frequencies?

That's the correct clock rate for the card. Around page 4 of theis review you can see in the graphs the base clock and some overclocking benchmark results.


http://www.tweakers.com.au/articles/graphics/asusgf3ti200/page1.asp

here is a page that shows the standard clockrate.

http://www.hardavenue.com/reviews/Ti200roundup2.shtml

175/400 seems to be the standard clockrate on most GF3 TI200s. Do a Google search for "TI200 review" and you'll see. I think your nephew owes you lunch or something.
 

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Hey I've been having major problems with my Laptop.
Every ten or so minutes when my McAfee 2010 security suite disables real-time scanning it'll re-enable itself causing a lot of alarming pop-up boxes which is slowing my computer. Not sure whats causing it but it seems like malware.
Next theres this process which starts at windows start-up (DivxUpdate.exe), I don't think this is actually a part of divx. I've read somewhere that it is a form of autorun malware, it consumes 99% of my cpu majorly slowing down my computer, I think I may have similar malware on here that are problematic.
Also my firefox frequently say that there's an unresponsive script which temporarily freezes my whole computer and when I finally manage to get to task manager I have to end the process which seems to be using a regular amount of cpu and memory.
I made a topic exactly 1 month ago but nobody answered so I thought I'd make a new one seeing as the problems are progressing and building up.

Thanks for any help I'm provided with.

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Hi, about 2 days ago I turned on my pc and many weird things started happening...
first it took a lot of time for the explorer.exe to load, so the desktop or taskbar didn't appear until after maybe 10-15 minutes. Then, the taskbar looked really weird, it seemed like it had been cut horizontally, so you couldn't get to see the whole lower part of the taskbar (and it wasn't the screen size config... since I tried changing that and it didn't work). I thought it might be some kind of virus, so I opened Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and I got the following message:

Run-time error '372':

Failed to load control 'vbalGrid' from vbalsgrid6.ocx. Your version of vbalsgrid6.ocx may be outdated. Make sure you are using the version of the control that was provided with your application.

Then also I noticed I can't paste anything anywhere... or drag things, so I can't copy paste things or cut-paste things... then since yesterday I no longer have a taskbar... and I also can't use the search function (not even when I go into My PC and click on the search icon... a frame appears on the left, just as it should, but it just stays blue)
Also, when I go into taskmanager, and go to processes the Username under all processes is blank (except for one: Inactive process... under SYSTEM) when normally many of them were under Administrator and others.
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A:windows explorer problems, audio/video problems, vbalsgrid6.ocx problems...etc.

no one? please?
 

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Hi, about 2 days ago I turned on my pc and many weird things started happening...
first it took a lot of time for the explorer.exe to load, so the desktop or taskbar didn't appear until after maybe 10-15 minutes. Then, the taskbar looked really weird, it seemed like it had been cut horizontally, so you couldn't get to see the whole lower part of the taskbar (and it wasn't the screen size config... since I tried changing that and it didn't work). I thought it might be some kind of virus, so I opened Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and I got the following message:

Run-time error '372':

Failed to load control 'vbalGrid' from vbalsgrid6.ocx. Your version of vbalsgrid6.ocx may be outdated. Make sure you are using the version of the control that was provided with your application.

Then also I noticed I can't paste anything anywhere... or drag things, so I can't copy paste things or cut-paste things... then since yesterday I no longer have a taskbar... and I also can't use the search function (not even when I go into My PC and click on the search icon... a frame appears on the left, just as it should, but it just stays blue)
Also, when I go into taskmanager, and go to processes the Username under all processes is blank (except for one: Inactive process... under SYSTEM) when normally many of them were under Administrator and others.
And finally, I can't open windows media player... and when I open iTunes i get the follow... Read more

A:windows explorer problems, audio/video problems, vbalsgrid6.ocx problems...etc.

someone help.. please?
 

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Hello,
Can't get my mouse to move a lot of time in past 2 days, things are downloading really slowly, and there is an issue with the sound.. here is my hijack this file:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:48:49 PM, on 6/14/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\Program Files\TweakNow PowerPack\RAM_XP.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
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A:mouse problems.. slow computer problems...sound problems

Hi caroline123

Sorry for the delay in getting to you, the forum has been really busy lately and all our helpers are volunteers. If you still need help please follow these instructions

1. Download combofix to your desktop from 1 of these locations

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
http://www.techsupportforum.com/sect...s/ComboFix.exe

2. Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log in your next reply

Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall

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Required Logs

C:\combofix.txt
a new HijackThis log
an update on system behaviour

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Hi This is my first time posting, and I have a lot of things causing problems with my computer, but to start off, here are my specs.

Windows 10 Pro
Intel Core i7-4770s CPU @ 3.10GHz
8 Gb Ram Corsaire Vengence 4x2
64 Bit
AMD Radeon HD 7700 GDDR5 1Gb (two of them w/ crossfire)
2 Tb 7200 Rpm Seagate HDD
z87-g45 Gaming Motherboard
Case: r5 Gaming Full size case
Power Supply: Corsair AX860
Fans: Rosewill Hyper Silence CPU fan, 2 stock front fans, 1 stock in back

So, to start off, I built this computer myself 2 years ago, and it has been running steadily without too many problems along the way, but earlier last year it began to have some much bigger problems.

Issue 1. Monitor Issues
I say this is a monitor issue, but i really doubt it has anything to do with the monitors them selves. What is happening every once in a while (about 3 times a week) the screens of my monitors will cut to black (it doesn't matter what I'm doing) and stay black for a few seconds before revealing the task bar at the bottom of the screen, and then the rest of my desktop slowly reveals itself. I've tried updating my video card drivers, but that hasn't helped.

Issue 2. Keyboard and Mouse Become unresponsive (System isn't frozen however)
Sometimes if I leave my pc idling in the lock screen, the keyboard will stop working, and when I come back, I can't log in. I can tell my computer is not frozen because the slideshow in the lock screen keeps moving and I can move my mouse (bu... Read more

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Hi guys

This is my first post in this forum so hello!

Title was difficult to put succinctly so I will describe the problems I'm having.

I recently did a complete re-instal of XP Pro. I wiped all hard drives, installed a new one, physically cleaned inside of PC with air, resat all cards, upgraded to SP3 for first time, installed software slowly and carefully and installed Avira Antivirus, Agnitum Outpost Firewall (disabled Windows Firewall first) and also installed Spybot S&D.


So, I am having various problems that I've never had before:

1. Startup is quite slow - this could be to do with firewall and anti-virus loading up

2. If I have any USB external drives attached and on, the boot will hang

3. My system tray lacks several icons that should be there; volume control, anti-virus

4. Strange things with right-clicking causing system crash - e.g. I grabbed 3 photos off desktop, dropped them onto bin and right-clicked right away to empty bin - system hung and I had to hard crash out and restart PC

5. When I open my new internal second HD, it takes ages to display all the items (a lot of videos) slowly writing out all their dimensions down a list. If I try any right click actions whilst it's doing this, the system hangs

6. Browsers - I use Firefox, have the new v3 installed, I installed latest Java and Flash but have problems with some sites. One relies on Java for its online tutorial I need but all I get is a blank white screen with 'done' in th... Read more

A:Java problems, XP Pro problems, SLOW everything problems...

Sounds like you got virus or malware. Turn OFF System Restore. Download and install www.malwarebytes.org and run a Full scan. Remove all malware Reboot.

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I tried to un-install Office 2007. But it would not un-install. So I went online searching for answers. and I found this link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928218/
I tried to follow the directions, but I think I got so overwhelmed and scared that I did not continue. But what I did do might have been the reason that I got more problems now.

Now I am not able to use my own Office XP 2002.
I am not able to re-install nor un-install any of the office products (2002 or 2007).

Tonight, I used the CD to re-install office 2007 (trial), I got the Error 1321:
"Setup cannot modify the file C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\office12\1033\PROTTPLV.XLS Verify that the file exists in your system and that you have sufficient permissions to update.

A few days ago, I tried to re-install Office xp 2003, and I got similar Errors.

Please Help!

Thanks,
Boating
 

A:Solved: MS Office 2007 Trial uninstall problems athat lead to other Problems. Please

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Hi all,
i'm on Windows 10, system x64 bits,

and my three multibootables "sardu" usb drives includes clevx foldit,
two windows2go win 8.1 portables usb drives made with wintobootic,
and my zalman ve350 all plugged on my actual pc,
and black sandisk connect wireless 128 gb stick drive also plugged on this pc,

i pre-installed by wintobootic win 8.1 on samsung fit 128 gb and sandisk reversible micro usb/usb 64 gb drives, but if i boot on this impossible to configure and install win 8.1 because of infinite loop on black screen with windows logo,

and for my three "sardu" multibootables whichs are the customusb foldit 16 gb drive, emtech mobile&go reversible micro usb/usb 64 gb drive and sandisk reversible usb/micro usb 16 gb drive, i have boot error on yumi/sardu boot on theses three drives,

and on my zalman ve350 900 Gb hdd, i have on his root the "_iso folders" actually contains between 13 and 30 iso files and the zalman in dual mode (hdd + iso virtual cd), but the lcd display on the top of zalman drive displays "no iso files" words

and my black sandisk connect wireless 128 gb stick drive have enough free space, but when on "sandisk connect" android app i upload on this sandisk 128 Gb drive a 1 kb or 10 mb file, i have "not enough free space" on the error message of android app

letters attribued of theses drives with all theses weird bugs:

zalman are g disk (virtual iso cd) and h drive (hdd)

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Hi,

thanks for taking a look at this I hope you can help.

About a week ago my comp was running fine and I had no problems. I was using Win XP Pro on my Advent 6414 PIII 1.1 GHz laptop and was using AOL to connject to the internet. I had Anti Virus guard working there too and thought things were ok....

I upgraded the AV Guard but halfway through the setup i had to turn the computer off.

When I started it up on Monday, there was a progress bar at the bottom of the screen consisting of really chunky white bars.

The XP screen hung there for ages and when it did finally load, the programs running were prone to freezing. Specific symptoms were the Display Properties panel locking up and then saying there was a WIN32.DLL error (Not Responding) and that it had to shut down. The desktop picture froze and each subsequent time i tried to start the computer it took longer and longer to start. The programs hung for longer and froze earlier and it got to the point where I lost everything. I had to reformat the entire hard drive and re-install XP.

Surely this would have cured the problems despite wiping out my extensive and dare I say excellent music collection..aaaarrghhhh!!
Alas it did not. i have re-installed XP only to find similar re-occurrences of the same problems...programs slow to load, Explorer locks up (the start menu is the main one) and now the pictures that I loaded for my desktop are being halved each time i start up.

I learned my lesson and now have Nor... Read more

A:XP Problems: Slow to load, DLL broken, freezes, modem problems the list goes on..

How much do you know about installing XP?
And, what options did you select during the process?

(No, it's not a simple, linear, process.)
First of all, if you wipe the drive you should do it properly. That is, you get a copy of the Disk Manager software from your hard drive's manufactuer and you use THAT to wipe the Hard Drive from a boot disk. Low-level format the drive, which means you write zeros to the entire drive including the boot sector. That gives you a truely blank drive.

Then when you do the XP install, windows thinks the drive is "Virgin" and does a complete partition and format. No information is retained.

If you wanted to be faste (but lazy) about it, you could just delet the partitions on the drive and then make new partitions, and then install Windows, but let's be sure we've done everytyhing we can to start with a blank slate, shall we?

But you're not done yet: You need to get the device drivers from your PC mfg's website. Otherwise, all the drivers that XP doesn't have aren't there, and your hardware is in "Default" mode (if at all).

NOTE: Before you start to do any of this, check with your OEM to see if they have any special "Non-DOS" partitions on your model of laptop. If they do, all this is for naught: You'll have to get them to put those partitions back on your machine before you begin re-installing.

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Hello... A few things first: I'm 14 years old... I have never taken computer classes - I teach myself everything by using google ... But I have good experience of fixing problems I run into on my computer.... I can follow instructions you give me.

This is a weird issue that needs to get fixed. We have 2 accounts on our computer. We have Internet Explorer and Firefox installed. Internet explorer works perfectly on my account but on my moms account - when she tries to go to any website it says:
Internet Explorer cannot display the web page.

On my account when I open firefox I get this message before it opens:

Could not initialize the application's security component. The most likely cause is problems with files in your application's profile directory. Please check that this directory has no read/write restrictions and your hard disk is not full or close to full. It is recommended that you exit the application and fix the problem. If you continue to use this session, you might see incorrect application behaviour when accessing security features.

We need help! We do not wish to pay for Tech Support as I am good at fixing stuff that happens to our computer. If you could help me with this issue that would be great! Reply here or send me and e-mail at Edited by Moderator....I have removed your email addy, not a good idea to post those in public; you can be a victim of terrible Spam!
OR you could refer me to a free tech support website!

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A:Internet Explorer Problems on my moms account and firefox problems on mine!

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1. There is no sound driver, what can I do to correct this?

2. If I'm on the internet and scrolling down either with roller or dragging it down, it doesn't go smoothly.

I am coming from Ubuntu, a friend put xp on here.
I would also like to know if dual-booting would be easy to do. (ubuntu and xp)

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Sound problems and scroll problems with newly installed windows xp

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Hey Guys, first things first. I had an old hard drive from a crapped out laptop. My uncle gave me an USB Hard drive converter(unsure on it's brand, after it worked i threw out the box). Problem is that I used it several times between a mac and a pc(school and home computer) and now it give me an I/o error when I try to copy stuff and says it can't find the item when I try to delete something. I tried reformatting(all this is on a PC BTW). I tried plugging it into a mac at school, but it wouldn't show up as connected.

I just realised that I had a driver cd for it, but I have lost it and cannot find it(too many CD's to keep track of, lol), I was wondering if there was anything I could do to fix this problem. It is a fujitsu, 30 GB hard drive(though it when I was using it, it showed as a 20 GB) I would prefer not to have to buy a new adapter or hard drive. I would just like to use this, to store all my music on, because the hard-drive on this computer(it's only 40GB getting a new one soon) is getting cluttered with music.
Now for my second problem, which isn't really my problem at all, but I digress. My friend was using her microphone(on an XP Home) and half way through her conversation it cut out. I have got her to check all her sound settings, no low sound settings on her computer. She has tried recording messages but nothing happens as if a microphone is not plugged in. I gave her my microphone to try out with no avail. I had a feeling that it... Read more

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Hi,

Last night my Webcam 9000 pro stopped working and I uninstalled the software three times but still it wouldn't work. I rang Logitech team and they said, it is with Win 10 uploads.

Anyone else has the same problem please? First my printer stopped working and now this. I had many crashes of my computer and sometimes horrible experience but no help from Microsoft.

Is there a practical help from MS please?

I am over 84 and find it hard to cope with these crashes. Anyone prepared to render me help?

I Preach Christianity and put one or two videos every day. I have created over 5200 Videos so far.

A:Problems and full of Problems - Logitech Webcam 9000 Pro stopped recor

Try this...open Device Manager (right click icon bottom left corner).
Click on "Sound Video and Game Controllers".....extend to open....then right click on Webcam 900 Pro....is it working properly?
If not try updating Driver.
If that does not work Uninstall....then restart computer....this should reinstall the webcam if properly connected to computer.

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Hi,
This is my first post here, so I hope that I follow all of the rules. And thanks in advance for any help. My computer has been running slow for a while, and I think one of my kids might have gone to a website that allowed some malware in. My OS is Windows XP SP3. I have noticed a few things, 1. Had a problem with Adobe acrobat reader, it wouldn't update for some reason, and couldn't open PDF files for a while, after uninstalling and reinstalling several times, I think it is now working. Also noticed more recently when working in MS Word 03 every once in a while it won't let me save files. Now I am noticing that when I have Internet Explorer open for a while, IE tries to pop open a new window, to which the IP address is blocked by K9 web protection 91.212.226.6 is the IP. After googling this IP address, I found a few posts leading me to think there might be a trojan kicking around on my pc. I have run MBAM and Hijackthis in an attempt to find the culprit, but MBAM comes up clean, and I can't find it on Hijackthis. Any help woould be appreciated.
Thanks!

A:PC running slow,Problems w/MSword, Internet explorer problems with popups and blocked sites

1. Start an Office program.
2. On the Help menu, click Detect and Repair.
3. In the Detect and Repair dialog box, do any of the following:
* Click to select the Restore my shortcuts while repairing check box. By default, this check box is selected. If you select the Restore my shortcuts while repairing option, Detect and Repair will keep your custom Office shortcuts. If you do not select this option, Detect and Repair will remove your custom Office shortcuts.
* Click to select the Discard my customized settings and restore default settings check box. If you select the Discard my customized settings and restore default settings option, Detect and Repair will set the following back to the state that they appeared in when you first installed Office:
o The Assistant character selection.
o Most-recently-used entries on the File menu will be removed.
o The size of the program window for all programs.
o Menu and toolbar position and any customizations.
o The security level for each program.
o View settings in the program, such as the Calendar view in Outlook.
o You must re-enter your User Name and Initials when you restart your Office programs.
4. Click Start.
5. Click Ignore if the Close Office Programs dialog box displays the following message (where program is any Office program that is currently running):
In order to correctly pick... Read more

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I am experiencing a wide variety of system failures: ranging from slow startup, hardware failures, system freezes and a host of others. i have tried all necessary troubleshooting but to no avail. windows update are downloading but will always fail to install completely or hangs up midway. Pls i really need help. Regards.

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Just now getting Xbox Live for my Xbox (I know so late, better late than never), and have got a couple of problems. I bought the 12 month free subscription (includes game and headset). I got all the way to joining a game, but it keeps telling me no matter which I try that I don't have a certain map or something. I had already went and downloaded all the content avaible (3 map packs were downloaded by me). What else can I do, if I have already downloaded those three. I can even see those 3 map packs downloaded on my xbox harddrive if I explore the dashboard.

Finally, those map packs were free weren't they? Sorry if these have been asked before, couldn't find them searching the forums. Thanks as always to one of the best forums around!

Edit: I did put my actual birth date in when registering, and it said something about my parents having to confirm something, but nothing has been sent (I put my email down). Also when trying to login to Xbox live forums it said I wasn't old enough to play on Xbox Live, which is weird because it won't even let me get into the forums for help.
 

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I'm fixing a friends laptop - an ancient Toshiba Equium A110-252 (PSAB2E) which was riddled with trojans and viruses and formatting was the only route.

Reinstalled with windows XP (and service packs 1-3), reinstalled the drivers for sound, touch pad etc but can't get the wireless to work!

The card doesn't show up in device manager, which I've been led to believe means it needs a bios update. I read on a website that i needed to update to a version 2.4 or later, but one doesn't seem to exist for windows XP.

I'm struggling, and would like to get this done! Any suggestions please post or email. If you could point me in the way of the correct drivers/bios updates to get it working I would be very appreciative!

Cheers guys =]

A:Please help! Problems after format & fresh install - wireless adaptor problems.

have you already tried to just install the wireless network driver? the driver will look for the component if its available otherwise it just wont install.

http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=UK&selCategory=2&selFamily=382&selSeries=173&selProduct=667&selShortMod=477&language=13&selOS=10&selType=all&yearupload=&monthupload=&dayupload=&useDate=null&mode=allMachines&search=&action=search&macId=&country=40&page=2&startPage=1

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:58:42 AM, on 8/6/2007
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\Nero BackItUp\NBKeyScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
M:\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe
M:\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Windows\System32\mobsync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Taskmgr.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.exe
M:\Adobe Reader 8\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = http://search.bearshare.com/search/index.html?src=ssb
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://search.bearshare.com/search/index.html?src=ssb
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://search.bearshare.com/search/index.html?src=ssb
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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Hi,
I have a Dell Inspiron 8600 running Windows XP. The Wireless adapter is an Intel PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3A Mini PCI Adapter. The wired adapter is Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller. The router is a Netgear 54 mbps Wireless Router model WGR614 v6.

Here's my situation: Anytime I try to connect to the internet, I get stuck with "Limited or no connectivity". When I scroll over the wireless icon to see what the problem is, it seems to be stuck on acquiring network address. Every other time this has happened to me, I simply reset my modem and router and *poof* it was fixed. This time it didn't work. i tried repairing the connection, I tried using "ipconfig" in the command prompt to release and renew my IP address, still, nothing. I tried connecting my computer directly to the modem via LAN, and it had the same problems.

I'm fairly certain it isn't the modem or the router, because all the other computers in my house are accessing the internet just fine (like the one I'm using now). We don't have encryption or any other different settings on our router. It seems to be something with my computer, since I can't connect either by LAN or wireless. I checked the device manager, nothing is problematic.

When I check the Wireless Network Connection Status, I see that (at this moment) 550 packets were sent, 0 received. When I look at my Network Connection details, it says my IP address is 169.254.174.38, my subnet mask is ... Read more

A:Problems accessing wireless/wired Internet, probably Ip address problems

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Hello,

Hope I am in the correct forum. I am not a "computer geek," so please bear with me whilst I try to explain this.

A few months ago I purchased Norton IS 2009. I uninstalled my old Norton 2005, then I installed 2009. Everytime it ran Idle Time Scans or Automatic Updates, it slowed my computer down to a trickle speed. I tried to ignore it, but it finally got to me. Tech support at Norton has not been too helpful either (I spent several hours a day with them this last week alone). They were never able to turn off Idle Time Scans no matter what they did. They re-installed 2009 twice to no avail. They changed my "paging file," which has something to do with expanding my "virtual memory" or something (I think). Nothing helped.

Finally, unable to stand it any longer, today I told them to get 2009 off of my computer, which they did. They installed 2006 in its place. 2006 does not seem to be slowing down my computer, thank goodness. However, ever since they started tinkering with things these last few days, all of a sudden I was unable to fully defrag Drive C or Drive D.

The funny part of it is Drive D is for CDs and DVDs, and as I recall it used to be 100% free space. Now, there are "unmoveable files" there, and it says I have only 97% free space there. Drive C, on the other hand, not only is unable to completely defrag, it also shows my available space has dropped from 38% to 31%. Before all of this happened, ... Read more

A:Problems with Defraging Hard Drives After Problems with Norton 2009

I suspect you're low on RAM (memory). Virtual memory is hard disk space that is used as if it were RAM. The file used for that is pagefile.sys, and is also called the page file (no surprise there). Naturally hard drive reads and writes are MUCH slower than from RAM, but if there's not enough RAM to run your apps, you don't have a choice. A hint of lots of pagefile activity is you hear the hard drive grinding a lot from all the reading and writing. I suspect Norton 2009 might take a lot of memory to run.

One thing about defragmentation is it's probably best to do it while your computer is idle. No reads or writes. No background processes (including background scans for antivirus or windows defender, or file sharing downloads/uploads). Close all programs (including tasks in the system tray), then do your defragmentation.

I'd recommend getting additional RAM if you only have 256MB. You can probably get a couple of GB for a reasonable price. Putting it in is pretty straight forward (you'll just need to look in the manual, and most important, protect yourself from static discharge). If you need guidance, get back to us.
I wrote a couple of posts on picking memory here
http://www.techsupportforum.com/f210...ml#post2165287
For XP I'd recommend at least 1GB (if you can afford it, go for 2GB; the more the better; if you're short on money, go for 512 at least)

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Hi. Thanks for the opportunity to post my woes here.

I have been fighting my computer for a couple of weeks and I am throwing in the towel after many sleepless nights and much frustration , thus this post. All help gratefully received.

I am running windows xp with sp2 on an HP Pavilion with intel pentium 4 processor. I am currently using system mechanic 6 pro with its Kaspersky antivirus and Spython for spyware and malware. Previously I was using AVG free until about 6 weeks ago. Prior to that, Nortons. (I got rid of Nortons because it seemed to be making my computer very slow, which is now kind of ironic .)

Anyway, for the last few months, this computer has been constantly beset by annoying bugs of the kind which slow down everything. I have been using lavasoft's adaware and always find when the computer slows that there is one ore more registry errors. I also have been using SpyBot to keep this computer afloat which usually picks up some tracking cookies etc only.

Lately though, the 'bugs' are more and more frequent and the computer slows to a crawl at every session, until this week when it just remained operating at a snail's pace and I don't seem to be able to locate and fix the problem. I have tried changing browsers, to no avail.

Also, the windows installer keeps starting up by itself and trying to install frontpage 2000 - without any instruction from me. I have to hit cancel 3 times when the little box comes up to install frontpage 2000 ... Read more

A:Browsing slowed to a crawl, registry problems?, software problems

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU N3700 @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 76 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8105 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 918 GB (846 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0WVYMC
Antivirus: IObit Malware Fighter, Enabled and Updated
Am having audio problems. Every time I restart Windows 10 I have to readjust my audio settings. Once done I can get about 10 minutes of quality sound before it becomes distorted very bad.
Also when I click on start menu, the description of the menu selection fades to unreadable at about the D entries on through the rest of the menu.
Hope this is the right forum to place this in. Any thoughts or ideas is gratefully appreciated.
 

A:Dell 3252 having audio problems and start menu problems

You appear to have a Dell Inspiron 3252 desktop.
What's the exact "service tag" number and "express service code" number on yours?

It appears to have Realtek ALC3600-CG 5.1 channel high definition audio.
HERE is the Windows 10 64-bit driver for it.

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You should consider getting rid of the IObit-related apps that are installed in that desktop.

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I only have problems with my CD-ROM drive. The DVD-ROM drive works fine. I generally have to stick a paperclip into the small hole under the ROM to pop it open. It's beginning to die. And now it won't read games. It seems to read CDs just fine.
IF I can get autrorun to start (1% of the time), the installation will fail even before it starts or about 3% of the way in because the files can't be copied or the last time, the kernel.exe message popped up. I can't update my drive because there is no update available (which i don't believe), and it's really beginning to tick me off. I just want to play some RCT And CIV3.
Is there any possible way to fix this?

(my computer is quite old, and i'm not getting a new one any time soon)
 

A:Autorun problems, Installing Games problems.. Losing my mind!

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Hello,

for the past while now I have been having problems with the window on start up and my speakers on my laptop not working.

1-The problem started out with the speakers when I turned down the volume to nothing while playing a game and then I tried to turn it back up a few weeks later I got no sound out of the internal speakers. I tried all the options in the volume looking for anything muted with no results. I then tried to update the sound card drivers with the same results of no sound out of the internal speakers. I did try head phones as I was told by a friend to do so and I am able to hear sounds and music just fine.

2-After this first issue, I noticed that when starting my laptop I had a smaller then the normal screen when starting up, I also have this same size on my main screen. I have been able to change to a higher resolution to fill the entire screen but if I go any lower then the highest resolution I have a black boarder were the window should be.

I have upgraded to windows XP from windows ME erasing whatever information I could, hoping that a new operating program would solve this problem. But with my bad luck it hasn't changed. If you someone could help me resolve these problems I would be very grateful.

Thank you,

crash0133
 

A:Help speaker problems on my laptop and having problems with windows screen on startup

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I installed windows 7 x86 on a older Toshiba satellite 1905-s301 laptop. It runs fine and it told me I could install the driver for xp in compatibility mode but im not sure how to do this. Also the laptops video card doesnt support directx 9.0 so i cant run aero is there any way around this?? Im not even sure if I want to turn it on because the laptop would crawl but I would like to get the message out of the message log down on the windows bar.
 

A:Problems with HCF PCI modem drivers and display problems with a older laptop

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About 3 or 4 days ago I installed a new motherboard (Gigabyte MA785GMT-UD2H), processor (Athlon X2), RAM (4GB Crucial), HDD (so it's essentially a new PC). After installing XP Home and then gradually installing updates (SP3 is installed) and my usual assortment of programmes and utilities (nothing too out of the ordinary - iTunes, browsers, Office, spyware utilities, Security Essentials), my PC now has a number of glitchy problems whenever I boot it up at the beginning of the day. I can get past them by rebooting roughly 4-5 times; eventually it will run smoothly. I've kept notes of some of the most recurrent problems:

- Generic Win32 service closes on start-up. Result is frequently that when I try to open My Documents or My Computer, the taskbar and desktop icons disappear for a few seconds, then reappear. Often after a few attempts my desired folder will eventually open.

- AntiMalware Service Executable closes on start-up. Result is Security Essentials deciding it cannot update and thinks it's out of date.

- ATI Catalyst Control Centre (for the onboard GPU) closes on start-up. No noticeable effects.

- Google Chrome (my preferred browser) browser windows crash - i.e. I get the 'aw snap!' page, the whole thing doesn't close. This occurs even after disabling extensions, so they do not seem to be the cause.

...And less frequently, I have also had the following happen:

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A:XP problems on new build/install - services closing on start-up & other problems

Apparently it won't let me edit my post anymore. Just to update, I rebooted after posting all this to see what happened, the first thing I did was open a Word (2007) document, and upon opening I received BSOD with message PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA. Rebooted again and all seems normal.

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