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No low battery alert. How to on it?

Q: No low battery alert. How to on it?

Hey guys, i am using sony vaio s series. Whenever my battery reaches 10% it will auto hibernate(VERY ANNOYING as it cuts off my internet connection) it self until i plug in the power supply. Any idea how to make it alert me at 10% and when reaches 5% then auto hibernate?

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A: No low battery alert. How to on it?

There are several things you can try. Go through this page and try them one by one.

Windows 7 Shuts Off with No Warning When Reaching Low Battery Level - Microsoft Answers

and

(Expand "Battery" in Advanced Power Plan settings)
Power Plan Settings - Change

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My pc said me that the storage capacity of the battery is low and it needs to be replaced. What I must do?

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Hello. Recently, everytime i started my laptop, i've been receving a message stating "The system has detected the storage capacity of the battery below to be very low. For optimal performance, this battery may need to be replaced.Primary (Internal) battery (601)."In fact, i noticed the laptop is descharging way faster than when i bought it three years ago.Searching on the Net, though, i've read about people saying that, in this case, the battery to be replaced is not the internal one but the removable one.I'd like to ask what battery is actually the one to be replaced.Thanks for the attention. Gialdof P.S. sorry for bad English











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A:HP battery alert

@Gialdof? You are correct it is the external/main battery. Remove that one and then boot. The error should go away. REO

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Hello, Every time when I turn on my laptop, I'm getting this message that says HP Battery Alert The system had detected the storage capacity of the battery stated below to be very low. For optimal performance, this battery may need to be replaced. Primary (internal battery 601) Enter- Continue Startup For more Info. visited hp.com/go/techcenter/startup


Someone please help me fix this problem. thank you!

A:Hp Battery Alert

Your battery is most likely dying and needs to be replaced.

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i Just got this alert by e-mail. My product lies in the category (both model and purchase date) as specified in the mail. But this alert is not showing in my HP customer profile.So, does it mean that I will get a battery replacement? Should i call customer support for replacement?  

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I own two new Dell Laptops, one a Precision workstation and the other an everyday Latitude, both running Win 7 Pro. Both have new batteries, so that's not an issue. Please do not suggest I check my battery. My system power settings are correct for both AC power and on battery, so that's not a problem either.
I replaced a Dell XP machine and an older Compaq machine running a Win 7 32 bit upgrade from Vista. Both of the older machines, upon reaching the preset low power settings limits, would open a pop up window on my desktop and alert me to either save my work and shut down or plug in the power cord. It would supersede and open on top of any work windows I had open. Both of the two new machines have no such pop open alert window and my computer often hibernates unexpectedly. Not a crisis, but a real pain when in the middle of work. I know that there are taskbar icon notifications and audible alert tones, but neither is useful for me. I must keep my computer muted when working and my taskbar is set to extreme hi-res with small icons, so you can't really notice the taskbar alert when concentrating on your work. Is the desktop pop open alert window gone forever, just turned off somehow, or what? Some one please advise. Thank you.

A:No Desktop Pop Up Alert for Low Battery

PS - I should explain. When I write "concentrating on my work", I mean that I create complex 3D solid models for expensive tooling and manufacturing businesses in a program which often is on top of the taskbar for screen optimization. They require my full attention and, as the result, the taskbar low power notification is pretty much useless for me. The desktop pop up window, which doesn't now open, worked great.

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Low battery alert than it turn off when the battery is not even at 1 or when is like at 24 how can I fix this issues ?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD E2-7110 APU with AMD Radeon R2 Graphics, AMD64 Family 22 Model 48 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3545 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) R2 Graphics, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 424 GB (359 GB Free); K: 21 GB (13 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 81F5
Antivirus: None
 

A:Low battery alert than it turn off

HP Customer Support > HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows)
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1022 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238464 MB, Free - 228541 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0M2035
Antivirus: Trend Micro Internet Security, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Alert Internal Battery Low

Get a new battery.
 

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Failed the battery test and now it will not let me use my computer ! What to do

A:Battery alert message

 Have you tried removing the battery to see if it will run on power adapter only? If you are still within warranty period give a call to HP Support. >>Contact HP

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my Yoga notebook failed to start due to a critical low battery, assuming the battery was dead. Ordered a new battery and installed it, worked fine, however it showed up as plugged in, not charging. Ran the energy management and it showed the battery level in whcih was level, status of battery was showing good. i have done pretrty much everything possible, mains off, unplugged battery, held power button 30 sec, played with power options, etc. The only thing i cannot do is update the bios as it needs the battery and now its dead flat and wont boot up unless a disconnect the battery. From exhausting every options available i am starting to think its the chaging circuit on the board that is faulty and noting to do with the battery. The notebook is almost 3 years old and worked like a rock until now. Has anybody else experianced this issue, any feedback will be appreciated.

A:wont start critical low battery alert

Was the replacement battery a Lenovo-authorized replacement part? If not, that could be your issue.

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Recently I checked the charging status and it said 3% plugged in, not charging. I tried restarting multiple times and looked for solutions and nothing works. Also, before startup a battery alert pops up saying: HP Battery AlertThe system has detected the storage capacity of the battery stated below to be very low.For optimal performance, this battery may need to be replaced.Primary (internal) Battery (601)ENTER - Continue Startup I tried updating the BIOS and tried using HP Support Assistant to check the Battery Status but when I do it, it says the status of the battery is unknown. I assume this is because my AC is plugged in. But I cannot remove it because my battery is at 3% and will shut down immediately once I remove the AC.I guess at this point I just want to know if I should buy a new battery and replace the current one.

A:3% plugged in, not charging and HP Battery alert appears bef...

Hi @jt1294, Welcome to the HP Forum!This is a wonderful location to converse with  the community, get assistance and find tips. For you to have a rewarding experience, I would like to include the following link for your perusal and reference. First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. What is your specific model of HP 15 notebook? HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number?.I grasp that when connected to AC power, the notebook shows plugged in not charging. Here is a link to HP Notebook PCs - Battery Does Not Power Notebook or Hold a Charge that should help determine the issue. Another one that may help is HP Notebook PCs - Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows 10).Please keep me updated on your progress.If this post helps you to resolve the issue, please pay it forward by clicking "Accept as Solution", to the right of the "Thumbs up icon".  You can click the thumbs up icon to show gratitude! 

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My Lenovo Thinkpad x131e is now used only to record TV shows off an antenna and is always plugged in. The battery died from old age a while back and I get a Lenono warning message in Windows 10 every time I boot the computer. The messaye is that the battery is dead due to normal use and cannot be charged (or something like that). Does anyone know how I can disable that message. It's not a huge deal as it only pops up once evey time the system is booted. But it would be nice to disable it as it will never again be used off the battery so it's nopt worth replacing itas I now use an x270 for those needs.Thanks for any help on this.Russell

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Hi everyone, So, yesterday I started up my computer and the fan was running unusually high and then shut off immediately.  I plugged my charger into my notebook and then started it up only to find the Primary (internal) Battery (601) message popping up.  This laptop is just over a year old so I searched up on HP forums and found the fix where you uninstall the 'ACPI - Compliant Control Method Battery', turn off your laptop, unplug the charger and charge it into a wall outlet, and then starting up your computer.  I repeated that process twice and then my battery worked again.  I ran a diagnostic test and it showed that my battery was still at 90% capacity.  All seemed well so I went to sleep, only to find that the same problem occured when I woke up and tried to turn on my computer - wouldn't start, alert message, uninstalled the driver twice and then it finally worked, and my battery is holding its charge now.   Does anyone have any suggestions or input that might be helpful? Thank you.

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I have set a customised alert sound for my Windows 8 laptop's Critical Battery alert but when I plug the charger in the sound keeps going.

Is there a way I can have the sound play until the charger is plugged in and for it to then stop?

A:Customised alert sound for critical battery will not stop

Since this is a customized alert, whoever designed the alert may be able to change something.

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Got a battery replacment alert email,when asked to Hp Customer care Support in India they says that the mail was accidentally  emailed de to error in the system.i didnt find the answer was appropriate.

A:Got a battery replacment alert email,when asked to Hp care S...

WinFan. Not sure if this had anything to do with it??? They just announced this today. HP Notebook Computer Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program On June 14, 2016 HP announced a worldwide voluntary safety recall and replacement program in cooperation with various government regulatory agencies, for certain notebook computer batteries. Go to this link and run OPTION A. https://h30686.www3.hp.com/ REO

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Hello,
This 10% alert battery level is no longer working since 2 days.
I am using W10 versus 1511. Last update KB 3133431.
Any idea to restore this useful alert?
Thanks.

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Windows doesn't alert me of low battery power and the battery dies. It has been happening for the past couple of days now. I have checked the power plan settings and see that is is suppose to warn me at 16% and is suppose to hibernate at 9%. Anyone know what is causing it not to do either?

A:Windows Fails to Alert Battery Level and Shuts Down

Could you give us the specs for this laptop, seeing as how your System Specs are for a desktop?

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Hi,

First of all: I know that I have been having a problem with my HP Laptop Battery, and with its cooling Fan.
However, I am now wondering what detected this error below as long as it was shown even before the notification saying 'the press 'ESC' key for Start-up menu.' Thus, if the BIOS detected that there was a problem with the HP Battery storage', then this error should have been listed after 'press 'ESC' key for Start-up menu.' was passed.

'HP Battery Alert:
The system has detected the storage capacity of the battery stated below to be very low. For optimal performance, this battery may need to be replaced.'
That alert lasted about 15 seconds, and then the 'press 'press 'ESC' key for Start-up menu.' is shown.

Next: This is error below showed me::
'The system didn't detect that a cooling fan is operating correctly'

I know that BIOS detected that a problem with 'Cooling Fan' since the Alert of error was shown after passing 'press 'ESC' key for Start-up menu.'
Any comments would be highly appreciated

A:'Battery Alert' appears before the 'press 'ESC' key for Start-up menu'

I have no clue what you mean by start up menu. But that message is from the BIOS.

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Hi

I'm hoping someone can find an answer to my vista problems. It's on a Compaq (HP) CQ60 laptop with Home Premium.

1. My low battery alerts don't work properly. I have it set to alert me of low battery at 12% ish and then hibernate at 7%. I have only ever seen the low alert once I think so it just hibernates with no warning. I get the low battery warning triangle on the battery tray icon but no pop ups. Also there is no 'Time Remaining' just a percentage but I think this is a problem that doesn't have a solution.

2. Occasionally my start bar (which I always have set to auto hide) stops hiding. It sits on top of the status bars of my programs and is really annoying. I can't seem to see any pttern to why/when it does it. Sometimes turning off auto hide and then turning it back on will fix it but this doesn't always work.

3. After resuming from sleep MSN/Windows Live won't work. It is still running but it logs me out and won't log back in. It's effectively a dead window that looks like it's running but no buttons work. Only way to get it back is kill it in task manager & restart it.

Hope someone can come up with some ideas?

Thanks a lot

Phil
 

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Got a PC in the office that on a daily basis, although not at every boot up, gives the following alert...

System Battery Voltage is Low. Strike F1 to continue, F2 to Run the set up utility

In the set up utiltity, Power Management option, the settings are as follows:

Suspend Mode F3
AC Power Recovery OFF
Low Power Mode DISABLED

Don't know if any of these setting are relevant, but I thought I'd include them anyway.

Can the system battery voltage issue be sorted through set up utility or is it a case of replacing a piece of hardwar e.g. system battery?

PC is a Dell 8300 series with Windows 2000Pro
 

A:Solved: Boot up alert - "System Battery Voltage is Low"

I wpould suggest opening your pc and locate the CMOS battery. i looks like a big clock battery on your motherboard. press down the battery with one of you fingers to ensure the battery is properly seated. obviously ensure that the pc is turned off before doing so. if this does not resolve you problem, i would suggest replacing the battery.
 

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Fake Alert, Ultimate windows security alert malware just to name a few of the names of the pop up windows i saw. I am using XP SP3 and have successfully used Combofix on another machine at the advise of a network admin friend. This time however i wanted to have this log reviewed by the pros on here because the malware on this machine was formidable! The windows security alert popped up and my spouse unknowingly clicked yes on it. Things just went down hill from there. We disconnected the internet cable and started the process.

As i mentioned before I have used combofix however this time every time i tried to click it the malware would pop up and say this "combofix" file is infected would you like to start the antivirus download? So i couldn't get it to start. I downloaded combofix w/ different machine and changed the name to combo-fix during the download, then used jump drive to put it on the infected machine. Since either combofix nor malwarbytes anti-malware would execute when clicked due to pop ups i restarted the system in SAFE MODE. The microsoft recovery console is already installed on this system. Once in safe mode i clicked on the renamed combo-fix file and it then started, during the start up it stated there are "CD emulators" running on this system and comobfix must disable them before continuing which casued it to re-start the computer and then it completed it's scan. So i have a log to post if you would allow me. Also, af... Read more

A:Fake Alert, Ultimate windows security alert malware Help needed

"Using it on your own can cause problems with your computer. Any posts containing CF Logs will be ignored."So are you saying there is no one here willing to help me?

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I have a Nokia C1 01 and when I examine the various profiles, I see one option for "incoming call alert" and another for "message alert tone".

Can anyone explain how what these two options are and how they work? Are they related to each other in any way?
 

A:Solved: Can anyone explain incoming call alert vs msg alert tone?

"incoming call alert" I think is if you are on the phone making a call...you will hear that sound to tell you somebody is calling you.

"message alert tone". Is when you have received a text message
 

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Pop-ups on desk top: remotely accessing wed sites eg Porno.com, ******.com ect.;Windows Secerty center opens;Antivirus Live- showing a open scan box;regsvr32.exe - Application Error box; Security Warning- (application cannot be executed) Spyware Alert ! Velnerabilities found 34 seriousthreats ect. box; Antivirus sostware alert-attack from,Attacked port,Threat, box. I cannot open any files (programs) or access the internet.

Is there anyone that could help eradicate this virus from my computer.

A:Spyware Alert! Antivirus software alert Threat: Bankerfox,A

Hello and Welcome.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
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Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed. I currently have as many open topics as I can effectively handle; this will have you back in queue with the proper logs so an available helper would be able to assist.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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I am working on a Windows XP Pro machine. I was getting pop up ads with a Windows security alert warning, along with a few others. My time also changed to military time. I could not run any malware programs until I ran a HJT log and corrected on of the entries, something with a ip address in it, I didn't write it down like an idiot. That then allowed me to update and run Spybot , malwarebyte and superantispyware. All came back with issues. Mywebsearch, trojan.fakealert.gen, disabled.securitycenter ,Trojan.vundo,trojan.fakealert,torjan.fakealert.gen,rogue.antivirusoft.Thank you in advance for your help!Here is the DDS report:DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by jandreozzi at 11:16:57.68 on Tue 03/09/2010Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1075 [GMT -5:00]AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}FW: *disabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exeC:\Program Fi... Read more

A:Windows Security Alert/Antivirus software Alert Virus

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, 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.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.Foll... Read more

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After my friend's laptop wouldn't run on battery power OR charge the battery I tried many "fixes."
 
Shockingly none worked that I found.
 
Only one thing worked for me to my surprise.
 
A last ditch effort was to open up the laptop (sony pcg-81114L) and disconnect the cmos battery for a few minutes to reset the CMOS.
 
To my surprise, when powered on, the battery instantly showed it was charging AND when removing the power plug the battery POWERS the laptop now! (and I'd thought I was wasting my time.)
 
Worked with an off brand battery also.
 
Many times this has saved many computers that have odd "unsolvable" things wrong with them.
 
Surely someone else has done this also but I haven't seen it posted anywhere to my knowledge.
 
Thank GOD for bringing the idea to remembrance!

A:sony vaio won't charge battery or run on battery power (CMOS BATTERY FIX!)

Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

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Recently on my computer I have had these warnings pop up. One is a flashing triangle with an exclamation point in it and it says "System Alert: Popups - Your computer is infected with spyware managing pop-up malware (OHPE ver 4.12_23). Click the icon to learn more on what you can do about pop-up windows and other unwanted software." and then there is another icon that is a flashing red warning circle that turns into a green arrow. It opens up the SpyFalcon website. My HJT log has been moved to the HJT Forum.

I hope someone can help me.
Thanks.

A:Virus Alert And System Alert: Popups Warnings

Read Grinler's SpyFalcon removal instructions at:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...yFalcon+RemovalAlso,post your HJT log in the HJT forum NOT anywhere else.

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Security Alert. Virus Alert! Application can't be started
I am screwed...my kids got this virus on my work laptop.
It just keeps popping up
Windows Security Alert
Attention Spyware alert.

Can anyone help please get rid of this virus..
Thanks,
Stephen

A:Security Alert. Virus Alert! Application can't be started

Hello.Let's see what we're dealing with here.Please download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.Link 1Link 2Link 3Link 4Before we begin, you should disable any anti-malware software you have installed so it does not interfere with RKill running. This is because some anti-malware software mistakenly detects RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how to disable your security software.Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed. If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next reply***************************************************Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download linkIMPORTANT!!! - when you save the file, rename it to something random, such as bubbles.exe This must be done before beginning the download!MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install th... Read more

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I've been getting the following balloon messages on my taskbar:

pic link 1

pic link 2

Along with these many balloon messages, I've been getting random pop-ups for spyware & virus programs, as well as the occasional other site. I ran Spybot, Spyware Terminator, Ad-Aware, and AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5.

After reading through the forums, I also ran them all in safe mode, and ran SDFix in safe mode as well.

I don't seem to be getting the pop-ups anymore, but the shield on my taskbar (in pic 1) is still there and the balloon message still comes up every few minutes.

This is my latest HijackThis Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:43:19 PM, on 9/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
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A:Solved: System Alert & Security Alert Spyware

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When browsing in firefox, I suddenly got a popup in my taskbar from Windows Security Alert. Knowing that was a problem, I immediately came here and downloaded DDS and Rootrepeal. However, this malware will not let me run a program. Every time I try, I get a window popup that says "Security Warning: Application cannot be executed. The file cmd.exeis infected. Do you want to activate your antivirus software now?" And then yes/no boxes. I've since closed firefox, and can no longer open it. I get the same popup for every program I try to open. Any help would be greatly appreciated

A:Windows Security alert/Antivirus System Pro alert

You already stated that no matte rwhat program you try to open, you see that pop up for the scareware. You can try running Rkill first to see if you can kill some of the malware processes that are preventing you from being abel to run other security software. here are some DL links for you. LINK 1LINK 2LINK 3LINK 4Once you get it downloaded double click to launch it (With Vista you need to right click and select run as administrator). You should see a little black window open and then close. If you see that box then it worked. If you don't see the black box then delete the file and use another download link and repeat the steps.Once it runs you should be able to run MBAM and then I would run SUPERAntiSpyware as well. If all else fails try going in to safemode and install MBAM and run the scans from there to get you started.

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Back again
 
I was browsing the internet and received an in-window pop-up that looks exactly like an HP Support alert - it made a brief sound, and told me that I had program updates waiting for me on my computer).  Indeed, I do have HP alerts (mostly because they want me to update my software and I've been told not to do that).
 
I'm pretty certain it's just HP Support (and if it Is I'm taking previous advice to silence its notifications if it is), but if it's not what precautions should I take just to make sure it's not mal or ransomware?

A:In Window HP Support Assistant Alert (or is it an Alert Lookalike?)

Hi MML If you open the HP Support Assistant program, do you indeed have updates available and/or pending?

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Dell 4600i. Windows XP. At boot up I get an alert message every time I start the system. "Alert! Previous fan failure. Strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility." I hit F1 and the boot continues without any problems. I replaced the fan with a highspeed fan about a year ago and have had this alert for about six months.

How do I get rid of this alert message. The fan seems to be workiing properly. Is this message telling me I still have a fan failure that I don't know about?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Boot alert: Alert! Previous fan failure. Why?

Hit F2. Turn off keyboard messages. Make sure fans are working!
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 36.4

Hi guys. I have a T470 and after the latest Windows update I encountered a battery naming issue. Before the update batteries had proper order and were named accordingly: battery 1, battery 2, no surprises here. But after the update I noticed the order has changed to battery 0, battery 1 (attached pic below) Yeah yeah, I understand arrays start at zero but what is that? I was just wondering is it just me or you guys have the same situation going on with your batteries? Is there a way to change the order back to "normal"? .


























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RELEVANCY SCORE 36.4

Hey, I really need help. I'm having problems with my laptop. It's a dell inspiron 7559 and was bought around January. Recently I have seen that the battery has no longer been as hot as it used to be when I first started using it. Along with the sleeve on the tip of the screen power adapter (below the part where the adapter lights up) has started to come off, exposing the wires. The battery has continually dropped down its percentage rate ever since I bought it, and it won't go back up. It is currently at 0% battery life and it says when you highlight over the battery icon ( plugged in, not charging). It also happens to show the BIO setup when I start the computer and shows that the batteries wattage and type cannot be determined. In the BIOS setup, the ac adapter type is unknown. The battery has not been through any harsh conditions along with the laptop. I have tried removing the battery, starting up the computer with the ac adapter (which is 130 watts), then adding the battery back, and ac adapter, then turning it on, but it had no effects. If I remove my ac adapter while my computer is on ,it instantly turns off. If someone can support me with this issue, it would be gladly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Laptop battery not charging, battery not identified, 0% battery life

It sounds likely the charge circuit on the mainboard is damaged.  Contact Dell to have the mainboard replaced under warranty.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 36.4

Hi, hope you can help. I have been getting a fake AVG alert. It shows the AVG symbol with the words "Resident Shield Alert" Threat detected! File name: C:\Users\Andrew\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft Threat name: tojan horse Cryptic.BSB

I have run Spy Bot, AVG, Norton Security scan, and Windows Security, none of which have shown any problems with my computer.

I am not able to get on the internet at all because it had been hijacked by this virus and I have had to use another computer to download the scan programs you asked for and save to a disc, then put it on the infected computer and then transfer the scan result back to the uninfected computer in the same manor. Quite annoying and time consuming. When I tried to do the GMER scan, my computer automatically shut down and would not allow me to do it. Here are the results for the DDS scans...

A:Resident Shield Alert (fake AVG alert)

Hi, it's been five days, and I haven't heard anything from you guys yet. I know you are very busy, I am only writing this to ask you not to close my question. I am still very much needing your help. Thanks!===========Hello While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our MRT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, neither of us want someone to assist you who is not familiar with ... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 36.4

Superantispyware just detected this via full scan.I clicked on the + sign to show more and it shows that 1 of my files called C:\WINDOWS\AP\OOBE.EXE is infected. Is it a danger?

A:ALERT...Application.Agent/Gen-TempZ...ALERT

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RELEVANCY SCORE 35.2

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Administrator at 21:33:23.80 on Tue 07/07/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uStart Page = hxxp://newsletters.fool.com/04/index.aspx?source=imysltlnk750252
uSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uSearch Bar = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q={searchTerms}&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&ie=utf8&oe=utf8
uSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q=%s
mSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uURLSearchHooks: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\yt.dll
BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\adobe\acrobat 7.0\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: StumbleUpon Launcher: {145b29f4-a56b-4b90-bbac-45784ebebbb7} - c:\program files\stumbleupon\StumbleUponIEBar.dll
BHO: DriveLetterAccess: {5ca3d70e-1895-11cf-8e15-001234567890} - c:\windows\system32\dla\DLASHX_W.DLL
BHO: SSVHelper Class: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: scriptproxy: {7db2d5... Read more

A:IE hijacked with porn sites; antivirus system pro alert keeps popping up; windows security alert keeps popping up

Hello pdmuhalk,Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.Please do this:1. Download HijackThis? here:http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/th.../hijackthis.php2. Click 'Do a System Scan and Save log'.The HJT log will open in notepad.Thanks,tea

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RELEVANCY SCORE 35.2

Hello I have two small icons in my bottom right bar called system and security alert. They have pop ups that come up every 10 minutes or so. When I go to delete them from add/remove it doesnt do anything. I'm hoping you can help fix this.

-Wolfha

A:System Alert And Security Alert

Use this link to get HijackThis.Save it to your desktop and then double-click to run it.It will install the program in c:\program files\HijackThis.Browse to that location with windows explorer, and double click on the HijackThis.exe program to run. Choose the 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'That will allow you to save the log to the desktop (or some other place) and leave open a notepad file with the HijackThis log in it.Now post your HijackThis log into this topic.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 35.2

In Red Alert 2 whenever I build something, kill a unit, get an upgrade, or buy something my computer lags for a few seconds. Is there any way to stop this?
Also in Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge when I come up to the last load screen, it freezes up and I have to Ctrl + Alt+ Del out. Its so annoying. Is there any way I can stop this to?
 

A:NEED HELP WITH: Red Alert 2 and Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge

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RELEVANCY SCORE 35.2

I am getting a bunch of fake warning pop-ups and websites are popping up. I ran a norton scan and ad-aware and am still having the problem. I ran hijack this and here is the log.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:26:46 PM, on 2/9/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Lanovation\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYSC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTHELPER.EXEC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packa... Read more

A:Spyware Alert, Security Alert Pop-ups

Hello rocket152,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer

Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks,
tea

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RELEVANCY SCORE 34

Hi, i've just come home and i have started to get lots on pop-up balloons saying System Alert: Malwear threats and System alert: [email protected]
I've also had an anti-virus search bar added to my internet explorer toolbar.

Heres my HijackThis report, could somebody please help me remove these?

Thanks.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 18:58:01, on 20/11/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EADM\Core.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Lib\NMIndexStoreSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
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RELEVANCY SCORE 32.4

One lapse of judgement and I'm out of action for the weekend...
Anyway, I've run Avast and removed a number of viruses it found, but I still have these annoying popups, etc.
Log:

reLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 08:49: VIRUS ALERT!, on 12/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
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\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Avast\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vVX1000.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EADM\Core.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WTablet\TabUserW.exe
C:\Program Files\VIA\RAID\raid_tool.exe
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A:Time changed to 24h and reads "VIRUS ALERT!" also various "Security Alert" popups

Apologies for the double-post. I could not see an edit function.
I've cleaned out a couple of nasties with Adaware, although i've not seen much change - still getting the same "VIRUS ALERT!" and popups. Still, I thought it best to update the log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 13:37: VIRUS ALERT!, on 12/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
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\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Avast\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vVX1000.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EADM\Core.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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RELEVANCY SCORE 32

My Dell laptop will charge and operate for several hours off a new 6000 MAh battery but the icon in the tray inidcates that it is always on line power. Although both the CD and floppy drive work when installed in a bay the system not indicate that they are present. I have updated the bios from Dell but that does not help. Any ideas would be appreciated.

Jerry
 

A:Dell Inspiron 3500 charges and runs on battery but cannot find battery or bay devices

Still under warranty, isn't it? Call Dell for a repair trip.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 32

The main problem is that is dangerous and toxic and the battery are indeed defective.
I had other brand of notebook (more than 2) ask me for battery change for free after 5 years from acquiring the pc and completely out of the normal warranty.
Why Dell doesn't mind about their notebook users at all?
Why  they cannot change a battery also if i'm willing to pay some money ( for a service that as been done from other brands and have to be done FOR FREE as it is a product defect )
My notebook status:
The dell post replay is here (Japanese):

A:XPS 13 9350 battery swollen and apparently Dell Japanese support cannot fix it, because have no battery in their inventory

Hi celery,
We are sorry to know our Japanese support couldn't help you.Please help us with the service tag of the system you are facing issue with, and pictures of the swollen battery, if you have any so that we can check and try helping you accordingly.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 32

Can someone help me with this problem? So I just received my brand new Dell Inspiron 15 3000 and the battery is not charging. It says it's "Plugged In, Charging" but it never goes up and stays at 0%. At first I thought I just need to plug it in for several hours but it's been 5 hours now and still the battery stays at 0%. I tried running the BIOS Diagnostics just to see if there are problems and there's none. The battery status says everything is running normally and the Battery State says it's Idle. I tried draining the flea power several times, removing and reattaching the battery, but to no avail. I'm getting really frustrated and I'm really close to throwing this laptop back to Dell. 
I read somewhere that I have to update the BIOS but it won't update unless the battery is charged at least 10%. Someone also suggested that Windows 8.1 is causing the problem. I haven't even started using this laptop and it's already giving me a *** ton of problems. Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks guys! :)

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RELEVANCY SCORE 32

Hi there,

I'm having dell inspiron 3521 laptop. My battery is 4 cell (40WAh) and recently it was permanently failed. So, i decided to replace it with new one. The question is if i replace my 4 cell battery with 6 cell battery, will it leads to any problems? Can some one please help me to resolve this.
Thanks in advance.

A:What will happen when i replace my dell 40WAh battery with 60WAh battery for Inspiron 3521?

As long as the battery is otherwise compatible -- and you realize it will increase the weight AND the size of the notebook (while the 4-cell likely fits entirely inside the system, the 6-cell will protrude from the back of the system), you will be fine.  There's also a big reason (safety among them) why OEM batteries cost more than third-party knockoff units, if that's a consideration.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 32

Hi ! I need help to determine if I just plug in the samsung evo850 drive with oxdygx cable, onto the motherboard, with the UEFI-bios ask me to initialize the evo850 dirve?  If yes, after format the evo850 as GPT, will the bios manage the 512g pcie ssd as C drive (with windows 10 in it) and evo850 as D drive (data disk)?  
Another question is whether hdd password can be managed by the uefi-bio just like the legacy bios?
Also whether a similiar hdd password can be used on 512 pcie ssd?  

A:newly purchase xps15-9550 pcie 512g ssd 84 wh battery - try to add evo 850 on to the hdd slot, take out the 84 wh battery

The initialization takes place under WIndows - NOT in setup.  UEFI will detect the drive, but you must use the disc manager to partition and format it.

Hopefully you realize you'll need to replace that 84 W-H battery with a 56 W-H unit (the drive needs the space occupied by the extra cells in the larger battery).
Your existing C drive will be unaltered - if you have no other drives attached, the new drive should show up as D>
You should be able to set a password on both drives -- that said, they're not of much security (they can be removed and once that's done, the data is open for access).  Effectively if you have a need for security, drive encryption (bitlocker if you have 10 Pro) is a much, much, much better idea.
Also be advised:  the hard drive password ties the drive to the system.  If for some reason the mainboard gets damaged, the data will not be accessible without the intervention of a data recovery/password removal service, so backups - of both drives -- are ESSENTIAL.

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