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Q: main board problem

my main board wont load when powered. when i apply power, the keyboard lights, and the CPU/sink fan starts, but the monitor does not reflect any activity. i pused the num lock key, to see if that would work, but it didn't respond.

the board is a "PC100 Systemboard, Slot 1/socket 370". the processoer is a pentium celeron.

so far, i have:

changed memory, changed CPU, checked and confirmed jumper settings, replaced the bios battery, replaced the BIOS chip itself, swaped power supplies, striped periphials, and even changed the system speaker to see if there was an "error beep" i was missing.

the results:

the VGA "card" is onboard, with a ribbon cable "dongle"

i think that somthing is bad in the electronics of the board itself.

the system was functional before, then i put it aside, while i worked with another machine. now it just "doesn't work".

if anyone has sugguestions (can't spell that word), or knows how to check the board itself, let me know.

my email is:

[email protected]

my AIM handle is:




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A: main board problem

strainge that you dont get any beep code , not even the single beep . i assume that you have tried another monitor .

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Hi guys

i have a dell precision M65 that booted ok yesterday
and today it just sits on the Dell Splash screen
i took the hard drive out and ran a long generic test on it with seatools...it was a hatachi drive.
and it passed, yet when i put the hard drive in it just hangs on splash screen
i went into bios and reset to default but this didnt help.
i am going to upgrade the BIOS now...but i remember reading that this wouldnt help either.
any ideas appreciated.

A:do you think its the main board?

So it boots further without the hard drive connected?

Hitachi has their own diagnostics: http://www.hitachigst.com/support/downloads/

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Hello everyone, 1st in here,
My ECS K7S5A mobo gave me lots of problems 8 months after I bought the base unit, i can't return the base unit to the company I bought it from as the company went bust however, I have bought a new motherboard, an MSI KTA (MS-6590) to be precise. The CPU which is on the K7S5A is an AMDXP 2000, the ram is 184 pin pc2100 DDR, Ge force 4 440MX, HDD is barracuda 80g with CD writer and DVD drive and 1.44 floppy. What I want to know if anyone will be so kind enough to help me is, will all the components out of the K7S5A go right into the MSI KT4????, I am mainly bothered what I need to do to fit the CPU properly as I have looked on the MSI web site and the other stuff "should" go in ok!
Any help will be gratefully excpeted,
Liza and thanks!

A:New main board from ECS TO MSI, help!

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Hi everyone.

It's been a while since my last visit. I hope your all doing good!

I would like to ask for some advice regarding a Pavilion Slimline S3435uk.

The unit will power on but there is no display. None of the front LED's light up and I get no BIOS error beeps.
(The main board does not appear to have a speaker).

The PSU LED does light up and if a HDD is connected it spins up.

I have also disconnected every PCI card and all other components including the DIMM's from main board except the CPU its self and the PSU cable. I still get no front LED activity.

I have tried using both the on board Video and a PCI video card together and independently

I have also tried each DIMM on their own and independently.

No matter what combination of components used or not used I still get no LED's, no BIOS beeps and no display. (The display unit is a good working unit).

I have had systems with dead CPU's before and those times the CPU's did not get warm. As the CPU is getting warm to the touch and getting hotter when left on for longer, am I correct to assume that the fault is with the main board? Or does the fact that the CPU is getting hot not necessarily mean that the CPU is working?

I think it would be worth replacing the main board or the CPU but do not think that it is cost effective to replace both.

I'd really appreciate any help you guys/gals can give.
Many thanks in advance.


A:CPU or Main Board at fault?

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I bought a main board tester from www.stw.hk
I would like to use it but do not know how to read
the results. I contacted the company direct but they
are a chinese company and not sure they can understand
what I am saying. Hoping someone has the codes for the
device. I have enclosed a pic of the device.


A:How do I use my new main board tester STW

I think I am correct in saying that the average cost is about 4 UK GBP
If the computer on which you intend to use it is by any chance your dell dimension 4600
see this
http://downloads.dell.com/manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/esuprt_dimension_desktops/dimension-4600_service manual_en-us.pdf
it lists the beep codes and the leds - faults
see pages 2, 3 and 4

I would think that such a cheap tester can only display the BIOS error codes and the led fault codes
I VERY MUCH doubt it is capable of generating any of its own error codes

You are very unlikely to have anyone answer who can supply the devices OWN error codes if they exist

Surely however Chinese the English user guide, it must offer some explanation of what codes it displays
If not perhaps an email in Chinese using an online translator may assist
"what codes does the motherboard tester display please"

In simplified Chinese

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IC RTD2132 in the main board get burned, should i replace it Or I habe to change all the main board?Thanks ALl 

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I have trouble shooted my hp a4316f to find that the main board. M2n78-la has died this is a link to the board i currently have.


This is the board i am looking at replacing it with just wanting to make sure it should work


Thank you

A:Main board m2n78-la dead

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I bought my X1E in December, 2018. I have had various "issues" that are random. The most notable is a complete freeze of the Windows 10 desktop (no black screen) requiring a hard shutdown via the power button. My X1E is up to date on all Lenovo software and drivers. Given all the various drivers and other components running as services, I can rationalize my problem as a software glitch that may be fixed by an updated driver. However the chance of a bad batch of main boards is also a very real possibility. My question is would anyone who had a main board replaced and it solved their problem please tell me and the forum the problem that prompted the main board replacement. And did the new board work perfectly.  I will exclude the BIOS bricking issue at the beginning of the 2019 year. I am reluctant to send my X1E in to service if there is not a consensus of a bad batch of main boards. But these random crashes are driving me crazy and costing me valuable work.

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I just installed a FIC main board model PA2002 running win 98 at 133mhz and 40 mb ram. I cannot get Win to recognize either a serial or a ps/2 mouse. Would like to use a serial type if possible. Also does anyone know if this board takes a five wire ps/2 port coming off the main board ? e-mail [email protected] or post.

A:No mouse on FIC Pa2002 Main board

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Hello all, Excuse me while I vent for a while here, before asking my questions. Warning - vent starting below: So, my ststem refused to start one day a few months ago.  I think I was waking it up from being in sleep mode.  Note that my system was out of warranty at this point.  So I searched around the internet, but did not find too many solutinos that did not involve opening the bottom cover of the machine.  So, eventually I chatted with Lenovo tech support who mentioned that it sounded like a dead system board.  So, fast forward a few months, my machine has been running fine while it is on, but if I turn it off or put it in sleep or hibernation mode, it will not come back on for several hours.  As of today, it has been off for about three days, so I asume that the board is finally dead.  I did some searching around with new search terms and it looks like this is a very common problem fairly early in the life of the system.  I tried to find out if Lenovo did a recall on this, but could not find any information, so I went to Lenovo's site to find the part number for my system board to see if the cost of it would be worth the repair.  However, the site does not accept my laptop's serial number for some reason.  So, I did a chat with the parts & accessories sales department.  They were able to tell me that they do not have the part in stock, but do not have the part number to give me (what???).  They... Read more

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HelloI recently purchased a HP Spectre x360 Model: 13-4014tu. It is an i7 model with a 5500U and 8GB ram. I purchased itsecond hand and it is out of warranty. I will have to pay out of my pocket to fix it. The problem is: There was a lightning storm and the laptop was plugged into the wall socket being charged. Lightning stuck close by and my laptop turned off and will not turn back on again. I took it to a laptop repair shop to be diagnosed and they found that 6 resistors had blown and they are too tiny to solder by hand, meaning I need to replace the entire main board. I have the part number for my mainboard and it is HP part number: 801505-501. I have found a replacement on eBay and it is an entire mainboard with fan and heatsink with the same specs i7 5500U and 8gb ram and with the same part number 801505-501. The problem is that it is pulled from a 13-4003DX model spectre x360 and mine is a 13-4014tu. What would be the difference and would the mainboard from the 13-4003DX be compatable if I swapped it into my laptop?  I am in Australia. The 13-4014tu could be an Australian delivered model and the 13-4003DX seems to be American. Would they just be the same model, just released in different countries? Thanks 

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Hi, Can you help me? I need to find out the part number and where to order a motherboard for a HP Pavilion G6-2291sa model. I realise these might be hard to find nowadays. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Regards, Kenneth

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This morning my main board would not post. Nothing at all.

I originally had the ECS P4M800PRO-M7 REV 3.1

At Fry's they had them all stacked up so as soon as I found the stack, I looked through to find one that hadn't been returned 3 or 4 times. Unfortunately, I didn't double check it. I ended up with the:

ECS P4M800PRO-M V 1.0A

I installed it anyway and it booted up with no problems. I didn't check my files.

On a subsequent restart, I noticed that the chkdsk utility that sometimes appears after an abrupt shutdown came up.

Now several folders are missing in on my nonsystem drive. This drive is a 300GB SATA150 Drive. The drive was set with a cluster size of 256KB because I was using the drive only for video content.

I've noticed that the drive shows up on the BIOs of the new system, whereas before it did not. It also shows the cluster size as 4KB.

My guess is either the bios or the installed driver didn't recognize the cluster size and ran chkdsk with a cluster size of 4.

Any suggestions on a next step? Is there any recovery software that deals well with larger cluster sizes. I ran GetDataBack and it only came up with an alternate disk structure based on a cluster size of 8KB. The disk is my only copy of several hours of video footage that I shot of execs from out of town for a business presentation video.

A:Missing Files After New Main Board Install

how did you format the hard drive after you installed the motherboard?

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My question to you all.....> How to change FSB on Elete K7S5A main board...< I run bechmarks and it comes up as FSB at 66 HZ etc I know that my main board can go to 266 but how.....There is nothing in the bios for it or am I talking Poo....


A:How to change FSB on Elete K7S5A main board...

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if a mother board was put in a case without and thing between it and the case would that cause the computer to freeze up??

What is the best thing to use inbetween the board and case?


A:Quick Question about mounting main board

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I run into this problem occasionally and I have been watching these forums and others for a solution to this problem; but, I haven't seen one to date that is a sure-fire working solution.

We replaced the main board in a Dell system and now we are getting the usual XP Setup abortion message that this copy of XP is intended only for a Dell system.

Has anyone found a work-around for this problem?

A:Replaced Dell main board--now XP will not load

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The post on the charging cable is broken off and stuck in the receiver connector. This receiver cable runs to the main board and charges the battery. I would like to replace this internal cable. Where can I get replacements parts for my N21 chromebook? https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_6wlkL7cZhOeUpfZGhjZTJOS3c/view?usp=sharing

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Bought a Spectre X360 roughly 2 years ago which I would only use on rare occasion given that I dont have Internet at home.  A couple months ago it wouldnt power up so I took it to a local repair shop since it was out of warranty.  They have since contacted me saying that the problem is the main board and that it would not be cost effective to replace it/I'm better off buying a new laptop.  to have a $700+.laptop only used a few dozen times  is crazy.     Greg 

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I want to upgrade my T450s to 8Gb.  I currently have 4Gb.  Is the first 4Gb always soldered to the main circuit board (i.e. my single slot is open to insert a new 4Gb card).  Also, can you confirm the specs on the card I need to get?  Thanks.

A:T450s - Is all 4Gb memory soldered to main board

4 GB soldered.   1 memory socket up to 8GB, thus 12 GB total. 12GB max / PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3L, non-parity, dual-channel capable, 4GB memory soldered to systemboard, one 204-pin SO-DIMM socket http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad_T450s http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/ThinkPad/ThinkPad%20T450s/ThinkPad_T450s_Platform_Specificat... Check:www.crucial.com 

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I have just installed a new motherboard on my F10-124.
This was the upgraded PCB P000415760 (Part number P000454980) as the graphics card failed - again!!

The documents that came with it tell me to update the Bios, EC/KBC (SVP Parameters) and write the new DMI. At the moment the VGA controller is not recognised, and no CD drive is listed.

Can this be updated by myself, without having to send it away to an ASP, as its not worth the money if I do. I just want to use this as an additonal PC for my daughter to use.

Surely I should be able to update the Bios from a download or something from the toshiba support site.

Any help appreciated.

A:Qosmio F10 Main Board Replacement - Update BIOS etc

The new BIOS is on the Toshiba website, and I believe a different Recovery Disc needs to be used.

Or you can simply install Ubuntu, which should detect the hardware automatically. http://www.ubuntu.com/

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My Lenovo 3 14  did not start one day  - when I phused thr ON bottin nothingI bought it in October 2015  for school  and it was Lenovo computer number 11 in the household.I am the only one using it  and it is  off limits for all other family members -  I take good care of my computers  I clean it frequently  always keep them in a bag or in other protective -  and it shows it almost look like it is new. After 10 monthsSince the warranty is still valid I took it the shop were I bought it (certified Lenovo dealers) then the rapair guy calls me and says that they found the problem ? the internal Power switch that is  attached to the main board had broken clean off and it was loose in side the computer ? and  then he tells me Lenovo says that this is not a warranty malfunction   WHATT  how can my usage og misusage cause this problem  The outer shell does not have any signs of mistreatment and ON button it self is intact so how can this happen  ?If had been  dropped there would be sign on the outside and if someone messed with the on button it would show some signs   in my opinion the only way I could have  caused this is to peal off the on button and stick something in the hole to break the on button attached to the mainboard clean off ??Any other explanation out there ??and why should the warranty not cover it ?In my opinion the button must have been very poorly attached t... Read more

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Someone has asserted certain things to me about the BIOS setup on boards with certain hardware connected. Frankly, I have never heard of such as he told me today and of three professional techs I have talked to so far, they haven't either. I am not going to repeat what he told me because don't want a discussion of the nuances of various configurations. I just want to see if I can find anyone else who has this "common knowledge" (as he put it) that supposedly applies to all systems complying to the AT standard.

Experts only, please, need reply.

I have a mouse on com 1. I have com 2 enabled with IRQ 3 for occasional use with a digital camera. The PS2 mouse port is enabled. I also have a PCI modem on com 3, IRQ 11. There are no conflicting IRQs.

Can anyone tell me if there is some significant "common knowledge" that goes "way back" in computer setups that one should know about this setup that might cause the computer to be unusable?

If so, can I find documentation of this anywhere?

A:Hardware (Main Board Setup) EXPERT needed

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I have this as part of an emachines computer. I want to upgrade the dual core processor inside it to a quad core. Is this motherboard compatible?

A:Question about NVIDIA GeForce 7050 Main board.

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Hey everyone, I was wondering if someone had the info on the Flex 5 14" with i5 main board and battery model numbers (images?). I have a brazilian Flex 5 model and the main board LA-E541P (CIUYA/YB/SA/SB/SD) s a  Battery is L15M2PB1 and was wondering what other battery models this main board supports. Thanks

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HiThis concerns a fairly new Yoga 700-14ISK (Type 80QD0047UK).I develop specialist automotive hardware and whilst testing a prototype circuit connected to my right-hand USB3.0 port (stupedly!) caused an overload that has blown a component on the Yoga main board (FRU 5B20K41652). I accept that repair under warranty is not available and with a little expert information from Lenovo would be able to undertake a repair myself, avoiding the cost of a replacement board (300+).I would like assistance to identify the burned-out component pictured (labelled 'U8') which I suspect is a LDO / regulator with either the commercially available part number or specification details such that I can source one myself.I hope this message reaches a technical expert in Lenovo who can help out a fellow engineer!Thanks. ChrisUSB failed component (U8, centre) 

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If I had not attempted to the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro.,
I would not be aware of this problem and the fact.
?If It becomes necessary,? I cannot do a re install of windows 7 Pro.
And I cannot Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro.
The reason:
Upon boot up from Windows 7 or Win 8 purchased DVD
the following.
?Windows encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer. This error can be caused by unplugging a removable storage device such as an external USB drive while the device is in use.
Make sure any removable storage is properly connected and then restart your computer.?

I/O Error 0xc00000e9 t
End of Black Screen Message.

As mentioned in my earlier posts, I was attempting an upgrade to
Windows 8 Pro from my current O/S Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.
That is what brought this major issue to my attention.

It's important to understand that with my current install of
Windows 7 Pro 64 bit - "everything" functions perfectly.
No problem with boot-up - No problem with using the repair
DVD I created during a system image backup.
No problem using that repair disk to recover a backup image.
No problems when Windows 7 is up and running.
Further to that. Device Manager shows no conflicts and all attached
drives appear in Disk Manager as they should.
RAM test OK - Drives OK - Cables OK - DVD Burner - OK 750 Watt PS OK
Video Card OK - All CPU temps below 105 F. M. Board Temp 89.6 F.

After a lot of testing and research:
I believe the problem is at USB Root... Read more

A:I/O error at boot up and probable faulty USB Root Hub on Main. Board

Are all other HD's and peripherals unplugged during the attempted install?

Is this a disk you burned yourself? If so confirm ISO or download another, burn another DVD using ImgBurn at 4x speed, then try bootable flash stick install using Universal USB Installer with Win7 in dropdown menu.

Run a Disk Check on all HD's and external HD's and flash sticks used on the PC.

Check the logs, System Resources, establish a Clean boot and other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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I've been working on this problem off and on for a couple of years or more. All of my recent searches for a solution have ended with just a half-hearted effort.

I have two scenarios in which I get IBD errors: One is where the main board in a 2000 or XP system fails and I have to replace the board with an IDE controller that is not similar enough to the original one. For this scenario, I still have no solution. It's still a situation where my only hope is to find a replacement board that has an IDE controller very much like the old one--or just reload the OS and all programs from scratch.

The next scenario is where we have a planned upgrade or board swap in a system that is still functional--at least functional enough to get to the GUI. Here are the steps I used that worked.

Before I removed the board from the old system, I went to Device Manager> System> IDE... I changed the controller to Standard Dual-Channel PCI IDE Controller. I then shut down, changed the board and booted. I got to the desktop and loaded the drivers for the new board, etc. and booted again. All seems to work well so far.

Now, this was only one situation and I don't know it will work in all situations; but, it is a breakthrough for me as this has been not only annoying but a time-consuming bear for a long time.

Now, if I can only find a way to do this on a system where the main board has failed before I have had a chance to change the controller driver to the generic flavor.

I ha... Read more

A:Main Board Swap "Inaccessible Boot Device" work-around success

I did confirm the old hard disk did give an IBD error when attached to the new board before I to the above-described steps.

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This is a debatable conclusion; but, I have decided what I think (from years of experience) is the most common cause of natural death in main boards ("natural" meaning things other than lightning strike, power surge, doofus fiddlings by wanna-be techs, etc.).

A friend wrote me an e-mail today about his spontaneous reboots at odd times and the fact they are getting more frequent. Rather than re-write the scenario here, I'll just cut and past my e-mail back to him
Your problem is a classic symptom of capacitor failure on the main board. This type of failure is the number-one cause of natural main board failure (natural would exclude lightning, power surges, doofus' assemblies by wanna-be techs, etc.)

You will see many cylinder-shaped capacitors soldered to your main board. They are of the cheapest and oldest technology in capacitors and they suffer from a high failure rate. There are two physical capacitor "can" manufacturing methods that result in slightly different methods of closing the top (visible-to-you) end of the capacitor. One is the "can" that has no seam on your end and one that has seams visible in the style of the Mercedes automobile logo/emblem or maybe a cross (X-style).

Determine which capacitor style you have. If it is the seamed closure, your diagnosis will be easy. The end of the capacitor should be flat and not swollen-looking. If it is swollen-looking, the capacitor has failed and is probably reached a point that i... Read more

A:The most common cause of "natural" main board death?

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ok..bought a barebones pc of ebay.Came with a pc chips board..wouldnt post..reset jumpers and after a week of trying to get it to work finally said it was ead and went and bought a MSI KT6 board..thinking this will fix problem..installed cpu and heat sink...installed board into case and installed stick of pc700 ...turned it on..but same thing happened as before with pc chips board..fans on cpu and vga card spin but just a black screen...rset jumpers to clear and reset back..tried again..still wouldnt boot...checked to make sure it board wasnt touching case and shorting out..but everything seems to be good there..theres no beep codes...same as with pc chips board..KT6 board comes with a pci slot attachment with 2 usb and led error light..when i start pc the 4 light stay on red .In manual it says that means cpu is not installed correctly or either it is damages..reseated cpu and used some artic silver..but still same thing..and 4 led light stay red...im thinking there was nothing wrong with pc chips board..just like theres nothing wrong with msi board...Could it be the power supply? It has a cheap power supply..HERCULES..is the name on it..it weighs almost nothing...Ive tried different stick of memory and vga card..only 2 things that are comman with problem..cpu..a AMD Athlon XP 2600 333mhz and this cheap power supply..The problem has to be with either the cpu or power supply...thats what im thinking.....

A:from pc chips board to msi board..same problem

If ur not posting and considering what u've done coupled with the MSI diagnostics it is very likely there is a problem with this cpu.
You need to get a hold of another compatible AMD cpu just to see if u can post, from there u can confront the ebay seller for any restitution ovr the cpu if there was any kind of guarantee offered at all with the purchased items.

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Hi all
So far I,ve enjoyed using W7 X-64 but there's one application that consistently (and randomly) fails for what I can see is no apparent reason.

The message IE8 has unexpectedly stopped working.
You then restart IE8 and it will sometimes but not always restore your last session.

I use almost NO plugins apart from the adobe flash - this installs on the 32 bit version of IE8 but not the 64 bit version.

(You can tell if flash is working / installed or not) by simply loading the BBC's home page (BBC - Homepage) and seeing if there is a little square analog clock application running at the right hand top of the screen - this won't appear if you start the 64 bit version of IE8).

I "tolerated" the occasional failure of the pre-RTM versions of W7 but I would have expected it to be fixed in the RTM.

Handling badly written / dubious code from zillions of websites can be tough on a browser but IMO the browser should be robust enough to just ignore or issue a message when it has problems accessing a particular site.

So W7 X-64 RTM in general very positive but not too happy with some aspects of IE8.

(Firefox hasn't yet crashed on my system - but for work compatability I'm often forced to use IE8 ----- so don't reply "why not use another browser please ).


A:IE8 - my main problem with W7 X-64 RTM

Here's something you can do:
1: Open Internet Options and go to and uncheck Enable Protected Mode.
2: Under Advanced tab, uncheck Enable 3rd party browser extension.

Clear all cookies and temp and then restart your pc.

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I am having an issue with my main pc, computer 1 in my signature, not turning on or shutting itself down. It all started last week, I left the pc on and went to work, then a couple days later went to get on the pc and it was off. I have to try several times at turning it on before I finally get a post beep, I have unplugged the dvd drive, took out the video card, (that was my problem last time) and I even took out the ram and reseated it but I still can't get it to post beep the way it should. When I finally do get it to turn on it loads everything just fine then shuts itself down unexpectedly. I have a new power supply bought earlier this year and I am also on my 3rd video card since building this system. I was thinking maybe that the stuff between the processor and cooler could be old and not working, there by forcing the shutdown, any thoughts would be appreciated.

A:Problem with main pc

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Yes i've been getting this problem when I start my computer up, I have getright as my downloader and the second it starts, another download box pops up to download a file called main from t34rulit.com. it only does it once every start up and I am on 56k so im not instantly connected.heres a Hijack this log file.Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 12:00:14 PM, on 12/4/2004Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running 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\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.... Read more

A:T34rulit.com Main problem?

I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then close all other windows--you should only see HijackThis on your Desktop--and click the Fix Checked button.O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [FX] C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\ieloader.exeO16 - DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} (FilePlanet Download Control Class) - http://www.fileplanet.com/fpdlmgr/cabs/FPDC_1_0_0_44.cabO16 - DPF: {88D969C0-F192-11D4-A65F-0040963251E5} (XML DOM Document 4.0) - file://C:\TempEI4\EI40_\msxml4.cabO16 - DPF: {99802379-7362-40E2-9D28-8A3B9AF880B7} - http://hotsearchbar.com/toolbar2/winhot32.cabReboot your computer into Safe ModeThen delete these files or directories (Do not be concerned if they do not exist)C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\ieloader.exeC:\TempEI4\EI40_\msxml4.cab<=Delete TempEI4 FolderReboot your computer to go back to normal mode and post a new log.

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A:need help for "t34rulit.com/main.exe" problem

First, click here to download Javacool's RapidBlaster killer. Launch the program and hit the Scan button. RBKiller will find any RapidBlaster variants on your system, kill the process, delete the Registry Run entry, and remove the file itself. Reboot when done.Click here to download Spybot Search & Destroy - install, update, scan and fix all RED items it finds. Reboot when done. Click here to download Ad-Aware SE and install. Before scanning click on "check for updates now" to make sure you have the latest reference file. Click "Start", select "Perform Full System scan" and "Next" to start the scan. When the scan is finished, the screen will tell you if anything has been found, click "Next". The bad files will be listed, right click the pane and click "Select all objects" - this will put a check mark in the box at the side, click "Next" again and click "OK" at the prompt "# objects will be removed. Continue?".Reboot when done. Rescan with HJT and post a new log here so that any remnants can be removed manually.

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Basically the problem is, that the Main Menu keeps appearing then disappearing ON ITS OWN. I don't even press a button and it shows up then goes away, then shows up, repeatly, for the longest times it keeps doing this. It gets the worst on weekends.

Anyways it's super annoying and right about now I wanna break my monitor.

I am using a Hp computer, its kinda new or whatever. The monitor itself is a hp pavilion f1703.

its doin it as i'm typing this......

help me

A:Monitor Main Menu Problem

Check and make sure the connections on your mouse and keyboard are secure.

If you are using USB connections for them, try PS2 instead, in fact, if you can borrow a mouse and keyboard from another computer try them, again, preferably not USB connected.

If they are wireless, change the batteries (yes, they do indeed have batteries).

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Hi, I have been experiencing major slowdowns and have run all necessary programs and I have Smart Security ESET/NOD32, and used all anti-spyware programs recommended. I myself looking at the log from previous experiences see some things that may be spyware, please help in confirming and making my decision. Here is my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:46:25 PM, on 10/04/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
c:\program files\common files\logishrd\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\HP DigitalMedia Archive\DMAScheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPwuSchd2.exe
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A:Unsure of Main Problem, Am Positive that I have various Problems

Bump Please

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I've been having problem the past 2 weeks with BSOD. I've run Prime95 for like 2h, no BSOD and the temp is around 75C, I've done some chkdsk on all of my drives. Have one SSD and four HDDs.
I've also run memtest86. First time I got one errr after pass 1 finished and started with pass 2. The test had run for like 2hrs. Then I pulled out one of the RAM(the one closest to the HDD cage), ran the test again for 2,5 passes(2-3hrs), no errors. Ran the RAM I pulled out, same length, no errors. Put the other three back in and ran the test over night for 8hrs, no errors.(??) I think it was around 5-7 passes. Under computer properties it was Installed RAM: 16GB (15,9GB usable)

But I still had problems. Reinstalled Windows 7 Enterprise, installed all the Windows updates and the drivers from Gigabytes webpage, this time without the EasyTune etc.
I also have simple programs like: uTorrent, Minecraft Server, Mumble Server, Wampserver, Plex Media Server and Filezilla Server on it. So no random programs etc.
Still got problems. I've tried to reset BIOS, didn't help. I have changed from IDE to AHCI in the BIOS(cause I have SSD). When I come home today I will try to pull out two RAM and see what happens, if that doesn't help, I will try to run with the two I pull out. I will also try to disconnect the HDDs and only have the SSD plugged in.
I will try to update BIOS too. If none works I will reinstall Windows again and dont install ANYTHING and see what happens. Any ideas? I... Read more

A:BSOD -ntoskrnl.exe main problem file

Here comes my dumps: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...6_17283367.rar
(Download link don't work for some reason. Check the atteched files further down the thread.)

Does it matter that I use my computer via Remote Access from my main computer? That shouldn't be an issue.

Got a BSOD now when I got home.
This time is was the files: ntoskrnl.exe, tcpip.sys and win32k.sys.

Took out 2 of 4 RAM slots and will see if it BSODs anything. The RAMS are at 1600mhz atm. Shall I change back to 1333mhz?
Under Computer Properties it says: Installed RAM: 8GB (7.88GB usable)

I also use Classic theme on the dekstop. Not the Areo.

EDIT: My Samsung 840 EV 120GB SSD have the latest firmware and the chkdsk didn't show any problems what I could see and Samsung Magician showed that the disk is healthy so I don't think is the SSD anyway.

Atm I'm running with 2x4GB RAM and trying to see if the system is stable. If not, I will try the other two sticks in the meantime you guys look at the dump files.

While the system is running I checked the Event Viewer in Windows under Custom Views->Administrative Events and found these Errors:
Unloading the performance counter strings for service WmiApRpl (WmiApRpl) failed. The first DWORD in the Data section contains the error code.

The performance strings in the Performance registry value is corrupted when process Performance extension counter provider. The BaseIndex value from the Performance registry is the first DWORD in the Data section, LastCount... Read more

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ComboFix 10-06-07.03 - mungo_test1 06/07/2010 22:29:31.1.2 - x86Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.469 [GMT -4:00]Running from: c:\documents and settings\mungo_test1\Desktop\ComboFix.exeAV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}.((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).c:\documents and settings\ebergofsky\Local Settings\Application Data\syssvc.exe.((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2010-05-08 to 2010-06-08 ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).2010-06-07 21:52 . 2010-06-07 21:52 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\ebergofsky\Application Data\Malwarebytes2010-06-07 21:29 . 2010-06-07 21:29 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\mungo_test1\Application Data\Malwarebytes2010-06-07 21:29 . 2010-04-29 19:39 38224 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys2010-06-07 21:29 . 2010-06-07 21:29 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware2010-06-07 21:29 . 2010-06-07 21:29 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes2010-06-07 21:29 . 2010-04-29 19:39 20952 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys2010-06-07 05:43 . 2010-06-07 05:43 -------- d-----w- c:\documen... Read more

A:combofix log with AV Security suite the main problem

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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My problem is that recently my headphones and pc speakers arent qorking properly. normally when the headphones arent plugged in the speakers should play sound and when the headphones are plugged in, the speakers mute and sound goes to the headphones.

well now its one or the other. when i boot, if the headphones are in, sound only comes to them and when they are unplugged there is nothing. same for the speakers at boot. the "playback devices" menu recognizes when the headphones are plugged in but sound still streams to speakers unless it is booted with them plugged in.

more info. a while ago i uninstalled realtek and used the computer without it for about 6 months fine. then i realized it was still hiding on the computer and tried to re-install it. it worked until i started getting BSOD's with an AVG update. now realtek is hidden with no way to access it though it's drivers are still used in adobe audition and the speaker icon says im using the stock 'high definition audio device'. i feel like this has something to do with this.

any suggestions?

A:Headpone/ main speaker problem & BSODs

Update your Realtek audio drivers -

Go into Windows Control Panel, Realtek Control panel and change settings.

Remove AVG - http://jcgriff2.com/A-V_Removal_Tools/AVG_Removal.html

Reboot upon completion.

Install MSE - http://www.microsoft.com/Security_Essentials/

Regards. . .



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Sorry if this gets long, I want to make sure I explain the problem sufficiently. I am trying to hook up my LG LCD HDTV to my husband's Toshiba Satellite via HDMI. I right-clicked on the desktop and went into "Graphics Propreties...". At first, I did a desktop clone, which worked out great, but I wasn't satisfied with the resolution. I figured it had something to do with the max resolution available on the notebook, since what displayed on the TV was just a clone of the notebook's display. I then switched to single display, with the HDTV as the display. That worked, andI was able to up the resolution past what was available before. Here is where the problem starts: I was switching back and forth with a few different resolutions, and happened to pick one that apparantly my HDTV does not like, as the screen went black and "Invalid Format" danced around the screen. As soon as I unplugged the TV from the notebook, it switched back to the notebook's display. Here is my question: I need to know how to either fix the resolution issue with the TV without it being plugged into the notebook, or I need to know how to reset the graphics settings so that it does not remember that I ever hooked it up to the TV in the first place, at which point I can start from scratch and not mess around with the resolution to begin with.

A:Solved: Problem with using HDTV as main display

Hi Skinygrl99, and welcome to TSG.

Found this in the PDF version of the A500 Series User Guide:
Directing the display output when you turn on the computer
Once you have connected an external display device, you can
choose to use the internal display only, the external device only, or
both simultaneously.
Some modes are only available with the appropriate device attached
and turned on.
The quickest way to change the display output settings is to use the
display hot key (Fn + F5):
1 Press Fn and F5 simultaneously.
2 While holding down Fn, press F5 repeatedly until the setting
you want takes effect. Briefly pause each time you press the F5
key to allow time for the display to change.
This hot key cycles through the settings in the following order:
&#10070; Built-in display only
&#10070; Built-in display and external monitor simultaneously
&#10070; External monitor only
&#10070; TV (or other external video device) only
&#10070; Built-in display and TV (or other external video device)
&#10070; Built-in display and external monitor (extended desktop)
&#10070; Built-in display and TV (extended desktop)
&#10070; Swap&#8212;Switch primary display between internal display
and external monitor when using extended desktop
Click to expand...

That should let you get back to using the control panel to select a suitable mode for the exteranl screen.

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I cannot get the MC7354 on the Thinkpad T520 to work. It is constantly complaining that the Hardware switch is off when this laptop does not have a WWAN hardware switch. I also have a MC7700 that is doing the exact same thing.  I can't get either of these cards to work simply cause I can't get them to actually turn on in windows. 


Go to Solution.

A:MC7354 on T520 [Main Problem Solved, No LTE however]

I believe the slide switch at the front left controls both the WiFi and WWAN radios

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EDIT Moved from Am I Infected to XP. As requested in post 22 ~~boopmeMy computer runs XP - Home.Last night I was prompted to update Media Player to version 8. I was afraid to do so, because many "updates" from MS mess up my computer. However, I loaded the update. I noticed the new icons in the tray and on the Start Menu, so I assumed all was well.On Friday nights I run my anti virus and anti spyware software. I started AVG anti-spyware. I checked on it 2 hours later and my boot up screen was on the monitor. By bootup screen I mean, when my machine is turned on, it stops soon after the bootup begins and says something about the Processor was changed??? and prompts me to hit F1 to continue or Del to go to the BIOS setup. I always hit F1 and the machine always bootsup just fine.Something happened while AVG was running to shut down the computer, what I don't know and I don't know if it is connected to the Media Player update or to a virus I picked up the night before (4 of us use this computer, so viruses and adware are not uncommon - I automatically run Norton Anti-virus and manually run AVG, Ad-Aware, SuperSpyware and Lavasoft). HOWEVER, this time when I hit F1 the machine did not boot up but rather loaded my desktop but with NO tray, NO icons and no response from the Windows key on the keyboard, but with only the mouse pointer on the screen. I could get the Task Manager by hitting Alt-Ctl=Del, but nothing else.I rebooted several times, and always ... Read more

A:Boot problem of main operating system

Are both of these installations in the same partition?Since you can open Task Manager, Click on the Applications tab and end all running processes.Start a new task and type explorer.exe and OKHopefully, you should have your Desktop back and you can run some tools--------------------------------------------------------The process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, lea... Read more

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On my outlook express 6 the outlook express main folder hasn't changed for ages. It's still saying that there are two undread messages from ages ago! I am recieving emails ok, I can just go straight into my 'inbox' folder but does anybody know how to stop this from happening?

Let me know, it would be appreciated


A:Outlook Express 6 main page problem

Here is an article from the newsgroups that tell you how to adjuct the message count for XP.
"Doug Knox MS-MVP" <[email protected] wrote in message
news: [email protected]..
To reset the message count, click Start, Run and enter REGEDIT

Navigate to:

HKEY CURRENT USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UnreadMail

Look in the subkey for each e-mail account. The value you're looking is MessageCount

Double clickthe MessageCount entry and set the value to 0.

To disable this option completely visit my web site,
www. dougknox. com and go to the Win XP Fixes section. Follow the link for Disable/Enable Unread Message Count

"Do not Panic! Your password is correct. It just looks wrong!" - MS-MVP
KellyClick to expand...

Link to article Here

Let us know if that helps or if you need help in using regedit.


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My question is that if I buy a docket, with a charging port for the battery, could I solve the problem or not? if the docket uses the motherboad circuit to charge the battery or does it do part?
Changed to normal text - mod

A:problem with the charging port of my Lenovo thinkpad w540 (The problem is on the board where the bat

If the machine works on A/C but the battery does not charge I think it is unlikely that the dock will help.  My experience has been that this problem is usually (not always) a little fuse on the motherboard near the battery connector

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amd xp 1700(palomino) on a ga-7vt600, winxp sp2

i upgraded video/ram in my computer and now i can't even get the old(what was replaced) stuff to work. here's a few things to list:

install new vid card, update drivers/settings, reboot no picture to monitor.
unistall/reinstall card, boot and monitor has picture.
install another gig of ram, boot no picture.
take new ram out, boot no picture.
take new card out, put new card in, boot no picture.
take new card out, put old card in, boot no picture.
take all memory out, try known good stick in all slots, boot and no picture.
put all back in, boot, no picture.
turn power on and watch the led fans run on my 15lb paper weight.

it's a never ending combination that i've tried here and i cannot get a picture on this monitor. i've swapped monitors around and all are good, i've put components from this computer into another computer and they all worked. something is not letting this thing boot up, i get no picture to the screen and no beeps sounds or anything else, i turn the computer on and you hear the fans, hard drives, and burners powering up and everything, but there is no picture going to the monitor. it sounded like bad memory because i ran into a case of that before but all the components still work when placed into the other computer. my last guess is the board has gone sour. i was reading other posts and people have mentioned the power supply, but where do i check that at? it's a codegen 350w ... Read more

A:Last call for fix ideas(power/board issue?)....before I get a new board (Long Thread)

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I have a Compaq Presario which has a fresh install of Windows 7 (legit). All was fine until I was playing a game on Facebook and when I went to play it again one day it wouldn't load properly to the game. I saw a popup prompting that to play games you might want adobe flash player installed but I am fairly sure I installed that when I installed windows7. I am normally very thorough but I tried to reinstall it anyway since it wouldn't or shouldn't hurt.
I then found that it wouldn't follow all the way through on the install. Partway through the install I get a popup saying "Installation encountered errors. Actionlist not found."
I am also getting messages almost everytime I try to go to a website. I get a screen message that the site is dangerous and I have to agree to an exception in my security to get there. I never set my security that high or like that. It has done that on it's own. I am trying to find where to lower the sensitivity but have had no luck so far.
Sometimes when I left click on a link or anything on the webpage that requires a left mouse click it does not accept it. I know that there is nothing wrong with the mouse. I have tested and confirmed it.
Does anyone know what might me happening. My Avast virus scan shows nothing. I have Tune up Utilities and it fixed all problems it found but no help and also I am having problems with windows update. Please help if you have ideas about what is going on. Everything was fine until I put the... Read more

A:Main Problem is Windows 7 not allowing updates or installs

You can adjust your security setting from 'Control Panel / Internet Options / Security' but it is possible you have picked up a malware infection. I would advise that you download Malwareytes from here :
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

and run it as per its instructions. If this shows anything that you cannot confidentally deal with yourself, or that Malwarebytes cannot deal with on your behalf, you should post baqck here but in the 'Am I infected' section.
Chris Cosgrove

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Already found the wayout of thi problem!
Problem with Iexplorer main page,always open( !Yee I now this is most often problem,but i need help with it,and regedit dosn't help with it!May be i'm doing something wrong or not doing something! Adware dosnt help!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 16:33:25, on 2004.10.17.
Platform: Windows 2000 SP2 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\TalkWorks\WFXMOD32.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\tacr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\TalkWorks\WFXCTL32.EXE
C:\TYPSoft FTP Server\ftpserv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVG... Read more

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