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Q: Battery Lenovo Idepad 510S Strange Behaviour

HelloRecently I buy Lenovo Ideapad 510S, but the battery seems strange, let my picture explaincan anyone tell me how to solve this strange behaviour???

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Hope somebody can help with this as I've been researching for about a week now...

Macbook pro 15" early 2011 i7 2.0ghz

The issue: magsafe only works intermittently after battery expanded and failed. Its a bit random if I unplug it a few times and jiggle it about it may come on and work as it should..once it's on it stays on....

If it's working and I quickly unplug and replug 95% it will come straight back on.. Its not a short or cable issue in the magsafe..as I've tried 2 new ones so far.. There was no damage liquid or otherwise apart from the expanded battery issue...

Steps taken:

Smc/pram reset

Brand new magsafe (original)

Swapped out dc in board

Brand new battery

Different plug sockets

Different power cable

After trying another magsafe the issue remains.. The best it's been was at my work where it always came on but took between 5-15 seconds. At home I'm trying it and it's just hit and miss. Just hope it isn't logic board smc damage due to the previous battery failure. But then why would it work normally when it does? Could it be the dc in connection on logic board?. In istat the dc in is showing 1.8a and the charger behaves normally when it works..

Any help would be great,. id like to sort this myself so please don't suggest i take it to apple,. thanks in advance,..
 

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Hi,Have been using Ideapad Z410 from past 6 months.  From past week the Laptop shuts down without warning, and the battery level is at 99% or 100%.  Only when the unit shutsdown, and when I start up again, that the battery indicator starts from 0 and goes to 99% or 100% and stays there.  I have also doen the Battery Meter Reset, but of no benefit.What is the problem, and what should I do.Should I claim under warranty ?

A:Idepad Z410 battery always at 99% or 100%

I wouldn't expect much of an answer from them, the same happens to the Z510 I have and it happens to the Z500 models before it, they'll tell you to send it in under warranty but that will not solve the problem as it will happen again after a few months and I need the laptop for work, I didn't buy it so that after half a year I would have to send it away for 2-3 weeks, I bought the thing because it is needed here. They need a battery firmware update but that too is too hard for them to do. These problems are being experienced by people worldwide and I am seriously considering reporting them to watchdog here in the UK. They should not be shipping laptops that have known issues and then offer no fix.

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Hi expert.my problem when i want to choose or highlight part of text i can't highlight if i press easy on touchpad, but when i press hard i can select the text that i want it.i used synaptic pointing device.i guess the problem maybe the touchpad not sufficient sensitive or there is drawback in touchpad it self.please your advice.

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Hi expert.my problem when i want to choose or highlight part of text i can't highlight if i press easy on touchpad, but when i press hard i can select the text that i want it.i used synaptic pointing device.i guess the problem maybe the touchpad not sufficient sensitive or there is drawback in touchpad it self.please your advice.
 
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Trackpad causes laptop to stutter and jar only when spotify is being used, files are being downloaded or videos streamed. None of these issues occur when a mouse is being used.

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Operating System: Windows 10 HomeI just wanna know what is " lenovo modern im controller" it's plugins and related files to it. Is it harmful virus or spyware?It's using up pretty much memory. Can I just delete it or uninstall? Or just 'end task' from task manager ? 

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Hello, I purchased the Lenovo 510s under the advertised assumption that it was a FullHD screen but the maximum resolution I can achieve is 1366 * 768. Is there a hack to fix this or have I become a victim of false advertising?

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Hello, I purchased the Lenovo 510s under the advertised assumption that it was a FullHD screen but the maximum resolution I can achieve is 1366 * 768. Is there a hack to fix this or have I become a victim of false advertising?

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In have a Lenovo Ideacentre 510S 08ish with a 4Gb Ramaxel DDR4 memmory. ( RMUA5120MB86H9F-2400 ) It is a unbuffered , Non Ecc, DDR4-2400, 1,2v. I would like to upgrade it to 1x8Gb or 2x8Gb=16Gb. What kind of memory is suitable for my computer.I have also an XPG Adata DDR4 1x8Gb 2133. Can I use this one in m y computer??? I have not tried it because I dont want to spoil anything if it does not work.If I can, is it popssible to it together with my Ramaxel memory.... =8Gb+4Gb=12Gb Lars KronqvistFinland

A:Upgrade Ram on Lenovo Ideacentre 510S 08ish

Review this link from crucial.http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/Lenovo/ideacentre-510s-08ishDepending on your model(and/or processor), you have DDR4-2400 or DDR4-2133.If your machine shipped with DDR4-2400 4GB stick, your 2nd memory slot should be DDR4-2400.  Max for both slots is 16GB. Your new DDR4-2133 MAY work if the memory processor clocks down. What is your full model number? -or- provide a link to the website where purchased. Example: Lenovo Ideacentre 510S-08ISH 90FN007QGE 

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Looking into buying the Lenovo 510s, I see "Up to 8GB" listed as supported memory. However, I've done some research and some Lenovo laptops, while they also only support 8GB of memory officially, can be and have been safely upgraded to 16 GB of RAM. My question is: Is this true of the 510s? The CPU specifications page from Intel for the 6200U/6500U both say 16 GB is no problem, and Crucial even has a 16GB dimm listed as "guaranteed compatible" for this model--I'm not sure, though, if this means it will work but only recognize 8 GB or if 16 GB is truly Ok. Is there any reason 16 GB could not be used? Perhaps some motherboard memory controller limitation? I would love to have some input on this before deciding on whether or not to purchase this laptop. Thanks!

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In have a Lenovo Ideacentre 510S 08ish with a 4Gb Ramaxel DDR4 memmory. ( RMUA5120MB86H9F-2400 ) It is a unbuffered , Non Ecc, DDR4-2400, 1,2v. I would like to upgrade it to 1x8Gb or 2x8Gb=16Gb. What kind of memory is suitable for my computer.I have also an XPG Adata DDR4 1x8Gb 2133. Can I use this one in m y computer??? I have not tried it because I dont want to spoil anything if it does not work.If I can, is it popssible to it together with my Ramaxel memory.... =8Gb+4Gb=12Gb Lars KronqvistFinland

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Hi, i just got my Lenovo 510S-14IKB today. Everything is working fine, its super fast in comparison to my old laptop. Only problem is, that the fan seems to run all the time and is making noticable noise. the temperature of the cpu aer all in the range of 20 only the hd was at 34. so normally that are not temperatures where cooling is needed. If i let the notebook idle for 2 min it goes dead silent but starts again even if i just scroll down a homepage. And even if i start programms whicht take more resources, the fan does not get louder. Is there anyway to controll the fan? Help would be really appreciated, Thanks in advance and sorry for my bad english  

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Looking into buying the Lenovo Ideapad 510s, I see "Up to 8GB" listed as supported memory. However, I've done some research and some Lenovo laptops, while they also only support 8GB of memory officially, can be and have been safely upgraded to 16 GB of RAM. My question is: Is this true of the 510s? The CPU specifications page from Intel for the 6200U/6500U both say 16 GB is no problem, and Crucial even has a 16GB dimm listed as "guaranteed compatible" for this model--I'm not sure, though, if this means it will work but only recognize 8 GB or if 16 GB is truly Ok. Is there any reason 16 GB could not be used? Perhaps some motherboard memory controller limitation? I would love to have some input on this before deciding on whether or not to purchase this laptop. Thanks!

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Hi!i have new - Lenovo IdeaPad 510S-13i am trying to  install windows 7 with iso on usb.i have this error: ? what is the solution?i should  use the legacy support or uefi in boot bios menu? thanks for the help

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I bought Lenovo Ideapad 510s 14IKB a month ago. Till now everything was working great, but now I am expriencing weird issue with sound played back through speaker.  When I play any sound (music or video file) through speaker, sometimes everything is fine, but very often sound is muted for 6 second in the begining and then it plays normally. When I connect headphones, I do not experience any issue.Anybody who experienced similar problems? I tried to uninstall audio driver, install it again, update driver, etc... Nothing helped.

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Ok, please bear with me as I'm not very 'tech'

I have 3 identities in OE. When I want to switch identites, say, go from A to B I click on B and then OK. I'm then asked if I want to keep the internet connection for the next identity and I click YES. Then, I'm prompted to choose an identity because
"There is no current identity.
Select your identity name below. To add or modify an identity, click Manage Identities"​Very irritating to be asked twice every time so to avoid this, I thought I would go to Manage Identites and click Use this Identity (I chose A) when starting a program. When the window re-opens, it's back at A and not B.
I don't understand.
I am running XP and have OE 6.
 

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Anyone? *sob*
 

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Hi,

I am at a loss here i would be grateful for any help. I'll set the scene.
XP Sp2 slipstream
Asrock 1333 mainboard core 2 duo & 8800gts 2gb ram.
Fully updated windows and drivers. Scanned with uptodate avg and spybot.

The problem is hard to describe after a while of using ie, msn, wmp or office etc. Strange things happen as in the pictures. Then by closing say ie, msn the program goes away whilst this problem is manifesting i cant- Use crtl alt del it just gives the system error beep, right click on the task bar, start new tabs in ie. Its hard to get examples of the problem as the computer is so unuseable when it happens eg i cant start a screen grabber as they tend not to work. Starting programs like paint equally makes the windows error sound. Basically anything that uses the windows gui breaks. Anyway here are some pics. I'm sure i've had this happen before and i fixed it but now i've forgotten what i did!




http://picasaweb.google.com/paul.sobek/Problem/photo#5144301660581359474

paul.

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First let's check and make sure that your Windows files arn't corrupt. Insert your XP CD into the drive and go to RUN. Then type "sfc /scannow" w/o quotes. Then let it do its thing. This will replace any corrupt windows files with good ones off the CD.

BMR777

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Dear Members,
 
my PC has Windows 7 and Bit Defender installed. Since few weeks when I switch it on I am presented with a screen where I have to choose which OS I want to manually boot (actually there only W7). After that, when I log in as a User I notice that Bit Defender is always switched off.
 
If I try to run Bit Defender in Rescue Mode at the start up I always get this message: "btd-LD01 not found". Furthermore my PC has become extremely slow.
 
I suspect I have been infected but Bit Defender cannot find anything but using TDSSKiller of Kaspersky I get 8 suspicious files that I did not dare to delete before getting to know exactly what is going on.
 
Any clue?
 
Regards
 
Michele Annoni

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Hello Mikkihiiri -
Please list those 8 suspicious files that TDSS finds in the scans.
 
If you do not have them saved from the scans, then re-run the scan and post them.
 
I can find no links to ""btd-LD01 not foundbtd-LD01 not found"" so they may be your problem
 
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I have Win XP SP3. From 5 days, there is unknown thing is happening in my PC. Files in my PC shows it's extension in the name of that file.

Like Notepad file name is "New Text Document.txt"
MKV movie name is "Salt.mkv"
This happens with MS Office files, mp3, video, images etc.

I think there is something wrong in my PC. Help me.

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It's nothing bad, you can of course change that.
Open a directory you want, can be C:\Program Files f.e. but not C:\!
Then navigate (I am currently using polish version so I need to translate things; it may make a little difference):
- "Tools" from top menu
- "Folders options" or something similar
- "View" tab
and there you can change if extensions are showed or not.

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Hi to all,

I have some strange behaviour on my PC:
- unable to see task monitor, I only see an icon on task bar
- I can reboot on safety mode but black screen with only mouse icon appears
- I can reboot on normal mode, but svchost.exe stay fixed on 50%
- If y shoutdown the system stay on "Disconnected" window and never shoutdown

Can anyone help me pls. I attach hijackthis log.
Thanks.

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Hello

Apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.
If you have since resolved the original problem you were having would appreciate you letting us know If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

Before we can continue, please post a fresh HijackThis and DDS log back here

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Hi,

I have a toshiba laptop which is behaving strange.

1) For example, in MS Word when you type 'h' - it pops up with Find and Replace with letter K in "Find What"

2) Close the box and type h again and it locks the computer. I have to log back on again

3) Type 'y' and it inserts 0=7y5ou

the next time i type 'y' it inserts 78y5
I have scanned the computer for viruses - but have found none!

So what could it be?

Please help.

Thanks
 

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Does this happen ONLY when you are in Word?

Raybro
 

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Hello everyone.

Every once in awhile the computer starts freezing up and I can not do things such as open task manager or close window, programs will stop responding and then I will be unable to do anything except move the mouse because explorer shuts down and I can not start it again. Or it will begin doing it and I will restart but when I do it hangs at the windows logo when booting and will not start in safe mode or boot off the system repair disc. It will either just hang at a windows logo when I try to boot from the disc or load but when I click repair computer it hangs again and never loads the repair segment. I am pretty much stuck until I turn it off for about seven minutes then turn it back on and then it will allow me to get into system repair, perform a system restore and ect.

Any ideas on what is doing this? A virus maybe? A bad install of windows? Ram? I need some help narrowing this done and getting it solved before it does some damage.
I run:

Acer Dual core
3GB Of ram
Windows 7
Nvidia graphics card.
(I apologies for the lack of computer spec details. I would check exactly what my specifcs were if the computer was not in the process of being turned off so I could system restore it...)
Any help you can give would be much appreciated.

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Download System Information for Windows (SIW free version)No installation required.After it scans your computer, navigate to Hardware>Sensors and post all info from there.

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In the last few days whenever i load something or try to install something A window opens saying Please wait while ATI Catalyst Control Center configures itself and then it tries to start installing the control center although it is already on the computer.
This means that it is almost impossible to uninstall or reinstall anything most of the time on this computer.
I think it started when ATI tried to update itself and it couldnt finish it for one reason or another.

If someone could help me with this problem it would be more than appreciated as it is becoming extremely annoying!!

Thanks

Madforit

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Uninstall the ATI driver completely (http://ati-software-uninstall-utility.updatestar.com/). Then reboot and download and install the current driver and see if that helps.

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Hello.

I am using UK's BT Broadband, and it wasnt' working very well till last days, but it was ok, now it changed into a nightmare.

1. My router stats:

Code:

Showtime Firmware Version: 3.24
Line State: SHOWTIME
Modulation: G.dmt
Annex Mode: ANNEX_A
Startup Attempts: 1
Max Tx Power: -38 dBm/Hz
CO Vendor: TEXAS_INSTRUMENTS
Elaspsed Time: 0 days 2 hours 16 minutes 7 seconds

Downstream Upstream

SNR Margin 11.3 21.0 dB
Line Attenuation 60.5 31.5 dB
Errored Seconds 2603 68 <----- What's this?
Loss of Signal 0 0
Loss of Frame 0 0
CRC Errors 5282 68 <---- What's this?
Data Rate 576 288 kbps
Latency FAST FAST

I had this kind of stats for months, but it wasn't working very bad, it was dropping connection couple of times a day, it was annoying but I could live with it. Up to a certain limit.... What might be the reason for this? I have conexant router and I've heard it's not very good, should I change it?

2. It all went worse yesterday
I didn't change any settings, didn't install any new hardware or soft, but now transfer rate is at 5kb/s. I checked for viruses with Avast (result: PC was clean), I checked for rootkits with BlackLight (result: PC was clean) I am also checking it with Windows Defender atm (nothing so far). I use Windows Firewall. Pings are slow, 1000ms to most popular sites on average.

After I turn the router off for 30 seconds and turn it back on, connection is good for 1-3 minutes, then it goes slow again... Read more

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Dear BC,

I am actually unsure this is a virus or similar but I am also unsure where to post my problem so here it goes:

I have browsed this forum a bit before posting and found a topic that looks similar albeit not 100% the same as mine, here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic453600.html

In my case IE9 has recently started to behave strangely in similar ways:

- Sometimes when I start typing in a new field in a webpage the cursor suddenly jumps up to the address box and the box starts to flicker rapidly and cant do anythng else. The only way I have found to stop the flickering is to press the Tab key.
- Other times when I start typing the page simply changes to the home page. Also the adress field starts flickering and I need to press tab to stop it.
- This events tend to happen on average every 15-20 minutes or so, although it seems quite random.

Note: I believe I do not need to attach a "Ark.txt" since I am running Windows 7 64b

Any help appreciated!

DDS (Ver_2012-10-19.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.9.2
Run by Inigo at 18:01:54 on 2012-10-26
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1252.45.1033.18.12279.8450 [GMT 2:00]
.
AV: Avira Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {F67B4DE5-C0B4-6C3F-0EFF-6C83BD5D0C2C}
SP: Avira Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {4D1AAC01-E68E-63B1-344F-57F1C6DA4691}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixLink 1Link 2* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopIMPORTANT....1. Close any open browsers.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.3. Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.How to : Disable Anti-virus and Firewall...http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.htmlDouble click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts. When finished, it will produce a report for you. Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt Note:Do not mouse click ComboFix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stallNote: If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link --> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.htmlNote: If after running ComboFix you get this error message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion." when attempting to run a program all you need to do is restart the computer to reset the registry.===Third party programs if not up to date can be the ca... Read more

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Hi, when I plug in a stick in my computer al the folders on the stick turn into shortcuts and I can acces them with double clicking but first a command prompt window opens and disapears immediatly. Each time when the command prompt window opens a new svchost proces is createt in the list of proceses in the task manager. Also after a while an error mesage starts apearing from svchost that there is no disk.

Now after I removed the stick my computer started to use it's dual core procesor at 100% even when I'm not working on it, also I noticed from time to time a lot's of svchost proceses appear in the task manager.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:25:03 PM, on 12/20/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Hamachi\hamachi-2-ui.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe... Read more

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I think i may have some sort of infection, i am using vista ultimate and internet explorer.I often get new tabs opening whilst browsing the internet seems like targeted advertising.Also every now and then 5 - 10 times a week, I get 2 to 3 unknown programs start, briefly show on the task bar and then dissapear again.I have not been able to run an online scan from trend micro as a window appears saying that the files cant be downloaded.There are a couple of programs running that i cant find any information on.Any information you could give me would be great.Log is below. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 15:08:06, on 28/02/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\System32\mobsync.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exeC:\Program Files\Hp\QuickPlay\QPService.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32... Read more

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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.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. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for p... Read more

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Every morning my PC boots normally then freezes after about five minutes. I power it down completely then re-start it and it usually then operates correctly for the rest of the day.

Rarely there are BSODs with inconsistent messages - by which I mean that these are rarely the same,- "reference by pointer" being one.

I have cleaned the machine physically, re-seated components, checked for infections, updated drivers, run system file scans, reinstalled windows.. I'm beginning to think that there may be a motherboard issue but would welcome any thoughts.

A:Strange Behaviour

Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis (from the Pinned Topic at the top of the forum): Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions Please use Option 1 as it provides Event Viewer logs.

Also, to help with figuring out the freezes, Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog))
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).

FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504

While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility: HWMonitor CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

Finally, although this is experimental for me, you may want to try this report:





Press Win and R to open the Run dialog
Type in "perfmon" (without the quotes) and press "Enter"

In the left hand pane:
- expand "Data Collector Sets", then expand "System"
- Right click on "System Diagnostics" and selec... Read more

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I'm running IE7 on Vista 64-bit. It is definitely set as my default
browser.

As of a couple of days ago, URLs will not longer work outside of the
browser.

If I type a URL directly into the Start Menu's "Run" box I am told
that:
"This file does not have a program associated with it for
performing this action. Create an association in the Set Association
control panel". If I click on a link within Windows Live Mail, the
same thing happens.

The problem manifests itself slightly differently within Outlook 2007.
I get prompted to choose the program I want to use to open the link.
Naturally I choose IE and ensure that the "always use this program"
box is checked. However, the next time I click a link within an email,
the same thing happens.

If I set Firefox as my default program, everything works perfectly,
but I only want to use that browser as an exception, not as my normal
browser. I tried uninstalling it to see if it would help, but it
didn't. I also tried installing IE 8 beta 2 to see if that would clear the problem. It didn't.

Any and all suggestions gratefully received.

Steve S.

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my internet explorer (IE 7) is coming up with "there is not enough free memory to run this program, quit one or more programs and try again" and "windows cannot access the specified device, path or file you may not have the appropriate permissions to access this item"....

- what does this mean????? Also the CPU is freaking out, its always at 100% when IE7 is running and cannot have any other programs running otherwise the typing takes ages to do (supprisingly its quite fast now, but im really fed up of my IE slowing my pc down and the pc being slow in general. I have run anti-virus and anti spyware programs and it says that my system is clean. I was worried I had a key logger but when i scanned my system I did not. :) its very strange...!!!!

Also it's saying I dont have full permissions - but I am the admin on my laptop and should have full permissions?!

Any and ALL suggestions would be very gratefully received right now! am ready to put the laptop in the bin and buy a new one!!!!!!! :@


Regards,

Sarah x

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I have a home-built PC that has been running ffor some time now quite well. However, a few months ago after performing a routine disk clean-up and defragment the OS failed to start. The only way to fix this is to do a system restore via the start-up recovery part of the windows OS.

If it is of any significance, avast found a rootkit in the C drive under Xaramin's software directory, under the name dynDNS.exe (I think but not sure, definitely had DNS in the name!). Could it be an infection causing this? Disk check was supposed to be launched during boot but I have seen no evidence of it happening.

The full PC details are below:
- AMD 8350 CPU
- Gigabyte 7950 Radion HD graphics card
- 16GB RAM dual channel at 1866mhz
- Asus m5a99x motherboard
- OCZ vertex 3 120GB SSD
- Western Digital Green hard drive
- Generaic CD drive
- Windows 7 Pro 64-bit (virtualisation enabled via hotfix for bulldozer CPU's)

Any ideas of why this could be happening? Also is any more information needed?

Thanks guys!
 

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You didn't defrag your SSD, right?

Otherwise, it may be a good idea to visit the malware forums and get your rootkit cleaned up.
 

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I am getting some very odd reactions from Internet Explorer in that when I browse various sites the information shown in the browser is often out of date, for example, on a message board it might show seven posts and then when I click on the 'refresh' button it will show the actual amount of 12. This doesn't only happen on the first visit to the site, if I leave and return straight away ,it does it again. Just recently every time I change sites I am getting a message saying: "this site doesn't have a security certificate etc" and the site won't load until I click "continue anyway" - maybe there is no connection between the two things, it just seems to have started since this browser information problem.

I have run all the usual security checks: AVG, Spybot, Microsoft AntiSpy, etc.

I have also cleared the browser of cookies and temp files.

If I go to the same sites with another browser there is no problem.

There is something anti in the browser because when I try to use my email account it shows message panels saying "can't continue due to xyz", these panels carry adverts and are nothing to do with the email providers - I have checked with them. If I use another browser such as Firefox or Opera there is no problem.

Apart from this, everything is working very well - I did get hacked and this brought windows to a standstill, but with help from this site I have got things running good again, well 95% ...just this browser to sort out.
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I was testing my application on IE.
It works fine on IE 7.0 but not with IE 6.0.
The problem is a little javascript enebled when we select another page of a Datagrid... It extracts a lot of data so the Datagrid "AllowPaging" of Visual Studio is "true".
Now when we try to change page with IE 6.0 it didn't return error but only a blank page.. Afterwards I installed mozilla as preferred Browser. I try my application and it worked... So I disinstalled it and tried again. Now it work also with IE 6.0. What's happened?

Any help is appreciated

Irene

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I am having difficulty with RDP and was hoping for some suggestions. I cannot login to RDP outside the network, only from inside the LAN. All addresses are port forwarded in the router. The machines that I am trying to connect to have Win 7 x64 Ultimate. Here is the scenario and what I have done to troubleshoot:

1) All computers have static ip addresses on the local area network.
2) I have used an online port check tool and the problem I am getting is that ports 3389 and 3390 (the ports I have designated as RDP listenting ports) are showing closed.

I know that the ports showing closed can be due to a few factors, so here are the tests that I ran:
1) I can log into RDP successfully from inside the LAN, so I assume that the problem is not with any type of software firewall configuration. These computers do all have Kaspersky Internet Security on them, but I have no problems connecting inside the netwok.
2) I thought that the router wasn't properly forwarding port addresses so I took the router to another location (Different ISP) and found that RDP works just fine there.
3) Now I'm wondering if the ISP is blocking the port ranges so I took a laptop back to the original location and it works just fine so I know that its not an ISP issue. The only difference I can note is that the laptop (computer that RDP works on), is a 32bit Win 7 Ultimate machine and the other two are x64. Aside from that, all software and internet security settings are the same.

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Since your testing methodology is solid and you’re certain that you have 3389 - 3390 open on the router, it may be difficult to get any help with this. I know it’s a long stretch but I guess I’d go to Kaspersky support hoping that their 64bit implementation of the firewall is different from the 32 bit and they have found others experiencing the same issue.
Maybe completely uninstalling Kaspersky on one on the 64bit machines and testing again is good option.

Please post back when you find the solution.
Regards-

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hi,i have something in my PC that doesn't allow to work properly.Some parts of start menu disappeared,the screen is blue-it has a picture on the desktop,some office documents can't be opened,when i'm at the chat room the PC "talk alone" using my nick name i just watching it,tried to scan with MBAM but it doesn't start.I use Windows XP/Pro version 2002,SP3,have two accounts-administrative one and user one and now can't start a safe mode with second one.Any help?

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This infection family will also hide all the files on your computer from being seen. To make your files visible again, please download the following program to your desktop:Unhide.exe Once the program has been downloaded, double-click on the Unhide.exe icon on your desktop and allow the program to run. This program will remove the +H, or hidden, attribute from all the files on your hard drives. If there are any files that were purposely hidden by you, you will need to hide them again after this tool is run.Reboot into Safe Mode with Networking How to enter safe mode(XP/Vista)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. >>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3
Link 4

Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refe... Read more

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A friend of mine has been having probelms with his PC.

AMD 64 3000 Socket 939
512MB memory
nVidia 6600GT
XP SP3 all up to date.
Norton 360

It started when he tried to run Disk Defragmenter and got a message to the effect 'Unreadable Security Data Stream".

I ran CHKDSK and the same message came up but Windows was unable to repair it.

As this did not bode well and thinking I was dealing with a software problem the data was backed up and as the installation was about three years old i was set about doing a re-install. As a side issue partioning the disk was also unsuccesful.

First thing was the installation would not even start the formatting process. So I tried to run Spinright on it. Spinrite is a bootable drive analysis and repair utility. Some people think its great, others dont like it but thats beside the point. Spintite did not get past the first block and went straight into diagnostic recovery mode and then did nothing. I have used this on dozens of occasions and never seen this before. I was pretty sure the hard drive was heading for bin.

As a final check I took the drive out and stuck it in one of my desktops and ran Spinrite again. Exactly the same result.

I looked at one of the screens that shows the raw data being processed. Again this would be the first block This stuff should flick across the screen like something out of the Matrix. See 1st pic.

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i have 3 users in my computer. two of them plays video files along with audio sound fine through VLC media player. in the third user however the VLC media player dont play audio sound though it shows video. the video files work fine in cyberlink power media, windows media player and video application with the audio sound in 3rd user settings. youtube also works fine for the 3rd user

A:strange VLC behaviour

stupid me, the sound setting for VLC player was set to mute

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Hello

Since a few weeks i noticed a strange behaviour on my comp.
My os is win7 Enterprise and every time i startup i have to logoff and login again to use my keyboard,however my mouse is working properly.
Anyone a clu how to fix this besides making a new account??

Frans

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Welcome

Sevral things you can try. You can repair corrupted files. Go to search type cmd, then right click and run as administrator. In the cmd prompt, type sfc /scannow.

If that does not work, you can try a repair install
www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html?filter[2]=General Tips

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My friend has a ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB and he has had weird rendering artifacts or something it happens in the following games Halo, Black Hawk Down, Pro Race Driver (only when 32-bit Z Buffer - on), CnC Generals here is a pic from Halo for any ideas
 

A:Strange ATI Behaviour

latest ati driver
 

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I'm doing a reinstall on an MSI X79A-GD45 (8d) with 32GB Ram, i7-3820, 2x nVidia GTX-560Ti and a single WDC WD6001FZWX-00A2VA0
 
Trying to reinstall windows 7 SP1 x64. The install all goes through as expected. Within minutes the system slows to a crawl or hangs entirely. If I manage to open 'My Computer' I can see that my C: is showing up without disk space information below it. If I wait about 5 minutes or so it will then show the drive as about 90% full. Every time I refresh the page, the free space increases until eventually it gets back to normal. At this point the computer starts behaving normally again, but not for long.
I can't get it to behave normally for long enough to get drivers installed or anything. The system was running perfectly on Windows 10 and I have no problems with the drive in Linux. This system previously ran Windows 7 perfectly well, although at the time it had a 3TB drive.

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Im having an annoying problem with AVG for some reason it randomly starts scanning,even though auto scan is disabled ...when it does this my computer freezes ...its showing two icons in the notification tray,the second one saying AVG running scans,I can right click on it and stop all scans but cannot exit out of it ...the icon remains there ....AVG itself appears to be ok ...I really would like to be able to get rid of that second icon ...the O/S by the way is Windows XP home .....
 

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As far as i can see, there may be several problems/solutions:
1. Go to task scheduler, should be located in accesories. See if AVG is scheduled to do anything in that.
2. It may be one of the many bugs of the new AVG. If it is this, the only thing you can do is go to option 4 until grisoft fix it.
3. Go to MSConfig via Run, msconfig. Untick AVG if it is in the Startup Tab and/or the Services tab.
4. Uninstall AVG and use a different AV, such as avast or avira.
 

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I live in Kolkata and use a Wishnet Unlimited Plan from my LCO - Tariff : Wish Net Private Limited : Best Broadband in Kolkta

for the past few days whenever I try to access a few sites, I have to pass the cloudflare security check
"
One more step
Please complete the security check to access"

The page also says - "If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware."

Being curious I searched about my ip on https://www.whatismyip.com/, & The follwing result was displayed -
Check The ISP Name
The Ip is also blacklisted in McAfee RBL cidr.bl.mcafee.com
The ip address is different from my wan ip on my router page.
Is my browser hacke or something? Pretty terrified.Please help

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My desktop PC is behaving a little strangely over the last few days.It is a self built machine running 5 operating systems managed by BootIt BM. I have Win XP Pro, Win7 Ultimate 32 & 64 bit, Ubuntu and Win 8 Enterprise trial. The problem I an having is with the Win 7 installations. It started with Google Toolbar becoming invisible. It is installed and enabled but all you can see is a grey line with an X at the left hand end. No icons, search box or wrench icon are visible. I just thought this was a problem with IE as I had fairly recently installed IE10. My day to day OS is Win 7 64 bit and this is where I first noticed the problem. I searched for problems relating to toolbar and Win 7 64, founfd some bits but nothing I tried changed anything. The other noticeable thing was that whenever toolbar dissapeared the browser would become unstable and would throw up Script errors, particularly when trying to launch another web page. IE itself would often also freeze.
 
I am running Bitdefender TS 2013, scans from which showed nothing. I have also scanned with Malwarebytes, Spybot and Superantispyware, none of which revealed anything other than the usual cookie reports. I also did a rootkit scan with spybot but it didn't show up anything that I thought was significant.
 
The only other thing that makes me think it might be some sort of virus or malware is it wont allow me to download certain things, such as Superantispyware. I had to download the portable version v... Read more

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Probably best to repost this info with a DDS log from the guide below, run from the infected OS.Preparation Guide Let me know if that went well

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