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Type C to VGA cable not working?

Q: Type C to VGA cable not working?

I have a type c male to vga male cable plugged into my Yoga 910 laptop and a 32in Dell monitor (I used the VGA input because I am already using the monitors other input, an HDMI input, for the xbox), and it isn't working. The monitor still says no signal. Any advice?

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I have a type c male to vga male cable plugged into my Yoga 910 laptop and a 32in Dell monitor (I used the VGA input because I am already using the monitors other input, an HDMI input, for the xbox), and it isn't working. The monitor still says no signal. Any advice?
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity and moved post to proper forum.
 

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Hi all, I got today Lenovo S510 model: 10KW005NAX I want to get a cable or adapter to connect Displayport to HDMI 1080p LCD I have from before There seem to be passive and active converters, what I understood from online is that if I have DP++ PC I can get a passive converter or else I need an active converter. I don't know if cables can be active and passive too?For example: Amazon linkSo the description says source can be DP or DP++, so it has a chip inside it? so it's active? So... can anyone tell me what is my displayport type (Lenovo S510) ? and maybe shed some light on what I need to get clear picture to HDMI in? Appreciate your help   

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I am trying to network another computer located two floors down(basement). My router is upstairs and I need to have the cable running outside. What type cable do I need? Someone told me a heavy duty cable is necesary since the cable will be exposed to the elements. What type of cable do I need? Thanks.
 

A:cable type

It's a little more expensive but I would recommend setting up a wireless network.

I came across a cable mentioned on several websites. I have never heard of it but I guess this is what you use for outdoor.

10 Base-FL Fiber Optic Assemblies are ideal for long runs and outdoor applications. Available in non-plenum, plenum, or outdoor styles. Click to expand...
 

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Ok this might not be too computer related but I think since the main problem is concerning usb it should be considered hardware. I just bought a mp3 player (sony nw-e95) off of ebay, but the seller is not including the usb cables. I want to buy one but there are so many different kinds, I have no clue which one it is. Is there anyone who has a sony mp3 player who might know what type it is? I have a picture here, it's the clearest one I could find. maybe someone here can figure out what kind of usb cable it is from this picture?

Thanks for the help.
 

A:Help - what type of usb cable is this?

oh I found another good picture, maybe this'll help?
 

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Hi,

Apologies if this is posted in the incorrect section & if it's a 'noob' question.

Basically I moved house and lost the power adapter for my external hard drive. I've looked in to buying a replacement but I have no idea what it's called to actually search for one, does anybody know?

I've attached a photo, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

G.
 

A:What type of cable do I need?

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Hi, I want to ask what type of cable should I use for a 256kbps/64kbps or a ADSL2 24 Mbps internet connection. I am currently using a dial-up cable which is about 10 metres long. Also, would this improve my speeds or would it be relatively the same? Thank you for your advice.
 

A:Type of cable used for ADSL?

Dial Up Cable?
 

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Found this article this morning and isn't this about time though it will throw a bit of a spanner in the works but common sense tells me at least it should have been like this since day 1

USB Type-C: One cable to connect them all - CNET

A:USB Type-C: One cable to connect them all

We've come a long way from the clunky parallel and serial ports I had on my IBM PC in 1984!

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Hi

I read through lots of threads on HDMI, DVI and VGA Didn't find an answer to my question. I am getting a Dell XPS 8300 with onboard only video. As I read specs I see it has VGA and HDMI outputs. My monitor (dell) has VGA and DVI input connections. My questions are:

Is (cable connector) VGA to VGA any drawbacks to HDMI to DVI? I know HDMI carries audio but will DVI on the monitor use it?

I don't do games or very fancy graphics. What would be an acceptable choice of cable? I do still have the VGA cable from my current system.

Thanks,
Rbuck
 

A:Cable for PC to Monitor TYpe?

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I need to run about 75-100ft of ethernet cable from my modem to a ps3 in the basement. Would cat5e is good enough for this distance or if I should opt for cat6. And if it doesn't even matter then just tell me because I have minimal knowledge in this area
 

A:What type of ethernet cable do I need?

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I need a USB A B Type Full Speed 2.0 cable for my Brother printer and would like to know if the cable is the same that I ordered from Amazon Belkin Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Cable (10 Feet) if this is the right USB Cable for my printer?
 

A:USB A B Type Full Speed 2.0 Cable

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I am setting up a network at home with several computers. I have cable coming into the house connecting to a cable modem. What type of cable do I use to connect the mdoem to my router and my router to my computers. Would it be a CAT 5 cable? The type of medium that has the RJ45 connectors to it?
I'm drawing a blank.

Thanks,
Senna
 

A:What type of cable do I use for home network?

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Hi...

Just had to run a new (longer) cable from the wall outlet to the modem and downloading now _seems_ slower and I'm getting a lot of timed out when making a new connection.

I'm using a 50 foot "RG6 Quad Shield" with about 10 to 15 feet of excess. I've also recently changed over to a new router, but it didn't seem to be a problem until I changed the cable.

So, I guess my questions are: How can I be sure it's the cable that's causing the issue vs the router? Also is it my imagination or is most cable out there "thinner" then what the cable company gives you? And lastly is one cable better then another?

Any thoughts or opinions?

TIA
 

A:Can cable type slow internet connection

RG6 is superior to RG59 (the usual cheap CATV home wiring cable), so the cable is likely not your problem if you extended it less than 50-100 feet. Check for proper termination of the connectors, because that can have a major impact if the shield is open or if the center conductor is intermittently open or shorted.

Another problem area... if your modem connection is on the output side of a second or third cable splitter, or output of a distribution amplifier, your connection may not work at all.

You can test it by connecting a TV to the cable and tune to various channels 2 and up. If they are all ok (especially high channel numbers, cable likely isn't the problem).
 

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Does it effect the quality? I have most of the hookups I believe.

A:What type of cable is best to connect the audio reciever to the pc?

As per my other post, if your receiver has a HDMI input, I would go with that. HDMI has a much higher bandwidth compared to other digital interfaces thus allowing higher resolution audio. Toslink, or sometimes called SPDIF (or optical) does have limited bandwidth compared to HDMI - 24bit 96khz max. If you do not play media higher than that then you will be hard pressed to tell the difference between the two. However one benefit with Toslink is that it is not electrically conductive therefore it will not pass any electrical noise from the source nor will it pick up RF interference. So if you get a loud hum, usually referred to as a ground loop, when HDMI is connected you may want to try a Toslink connection.

As for the quality of the cable used in both configs?? I would stick with name brands that have lots of positive reviews from actual users and not just professional reviewers. They don?t have to be expensive. Toslink is susceptible to breaking if bent too aggressively so keep this in mind should you be fishing the cable through a cabinet.

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Customer has an old accounting software package that is hard coded to print via the DB25 connector on his Desktop PC to a dot matrix printer which has given up the ghost.

He does not want to replace the accounting package and so I am thinking I should be able to print from the DB25 port to his usb laser printers.

Problem is there does not seem to be DB25 to USB Type 2 (D shape plug) cables available.

There are plenty od DB25 to USB Type A cables available but not those to connect to USB Type 2 which most USB printers come with these days.

I'd appreciate some advice on this and finding a solution.

Thanks

A:Printer cable advice - DB25 to USB Type B

How about a USB Adaptor B-Male to A-Female.
USB Adaptor B-Male to A-Female + $2 SHIPPING AUST-WIDE!

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Well I just looked at some new sound cards today and I have to say -

[RANT]OMFG how many more audio 3.5 mini-jacks will I have to plug into the back of my PC?

I say they take some other connector type and make it so all audio goes through 1 cable. Heck they can even overload the cable with a few extra not currently used lines for "future upgradability".

What are your thoughts on changing the hardware setup to something a little simpler -

BTW I am the same guy who loves HDMI inputs over the standard 5 plug High Definition inputs on my TV.

What are we living in the dark ages we can't come up with SIMPLE connectors that function well?[/RANT]

Whew now that I got that off my chest I'll sleep better. Am I the only one who thinks theres just a few too many plugs when it comes to audio?
 

A:Does anyone think they need a new cable type for the newest audio connectors?

Ha, I have RCA jacks running all over the place at my TV.
Dreamcast, Gamecube, XBOX, DVD player, Linux Box, 5.1 surround sound, digital cable. Those all cross through my TV somehow on RCA, then I have all the CAT5, coax and whatever other wires I can find! Don't mind though, they worh better then the RF modulators.
 

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I'm looking for what type of power button board cable I have I need a new replacement

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My 9 year old SATA hdd went bad, preventing booting
I am hoping I can retrieve its data by connecting it to my laptop USb 3 port
It connected to the mother board with 2 cables.  See connector config photos below
What type of connector will I need to try to accomplish hopefully saving the data on it??
Thanks for your help

A:What cable type do I need to connect this removed hdd to my usb 3 laptop so I can retrieve its data??

these are the photos mentioned in my prior post

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So yesterday the whole apartment I live in got a total internetblock. Nobody could do anything on the internet for the whole day, it said something bout my network cards (I am swedish so I don't know what everything is called in english) didn't work. So I use an internet cable, but it seems like that one doesn't work either, as I keep getting disconnected from the Internet randomly, it's incredibly annoying.

What can be wrong with my router?

A:Wireless not working at all, internet cable partially not working

Hi and welcome to TSF the network card is on the computer not the router so please check in device manager for any error flags yellow ! or red Xs

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Basic Specs

Brand New Toshiba Satellite C855
Win 8 64-bit
6 GB RAM

Display Adapter: Intel(R) HD Graphics (2000)
Driver: Intel 9.17.10.3040

Playback Devices
Show Disabled Devices - checked
Show Disconnected Devices - checked

High Def Audio Device displays as not plugged in


Cable is plugged inCable has been tested on backup laptopCable connected to HDTVVideo is fineNo Audio



I have spent hours installing and uninstalling drivers from the Toshiba and Intel sites. Tech support said to return it but I have just spent 2 days installing software. I never took a break to watch Netflix. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!

A:Audio Over HDMI Cable Not Working - HDMI Cable Not Plugged

The video is apparently not detecting the HDMI cable. Assuming you have a good HDMI cable it suggests a hardware problem in the new PC.

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Ive got a Lenovo idea pad laptop,
Today immediatly after installing grammarly i couldnt type letters or numbers. The windows key still works,if i am in chrome and press "r" reloads,but i cant type anything.
 

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When i plug in HP USB type C to vga adapter i immediately get message "Try improving USB connection.  Display Port connection might not work. Try using different cable.".  This is the HP adapter  Cable accessory I ordered with the new HP Envy 17in notebook/laptop.  Tried different vga cable to HP monitor.  Both give same result.  Cannot connect to vga monitor.   Do I need to install a driver?   Do i have a bad type c  adapter?

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Avg wont update
Windows defender wont update
and Winodws update is updating but it just keeps downloading the same update... so i doubt its working

what the hell is goin oon

A:No type of update is working!

Check theres no firewall blocking anything (including windows firewall)
Have you changed anything on your computer (hardware or software) before this happened?

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Today I was working for a couple of hours without any problems on my Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit, processing many files and saving them over my network folders.

Suddenly, at one point, when I was about to save a file over a network folder, the system asked me whether I want to turn file sharing and network discovery on.

Hmmm... I believe I had set it up many weeks ago right after system installation and haven't touched it since then. I've also noticed that my LAN network status was somehow changed to "Public" (the same happened to my Kaspersky Internet Security firewall settings related to networks, but as far as I know it reads those information from the system settings).

Can such things happen like that? I know it is possible to manually change network type and turn on/off files sharing and network discovery but I haven't do so for sure. I don't thing there's a hotkey combination that does so and I could select it accidentally. Thus, I believe the system might have changed / reseted it by itself, but... it's simply odd.

A:Can network type reset when working?

Most likely Kasperksy got amnesia. Possible that it updated, which caused this. I really do not see a need to use a firewall on your personal LAN, when behind a NAT or decent router with good firewall rules. It is really overkill on a personal LAN, to use a product like this. Now if the unit is going to be used off of the LAN. Then yes by all means use the Firewall, when on Public networks.

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I have a brand new ideapad 320 with USB type-c.  I bought a USB type-c to HDMI adapter but it does not work.  Windows 10 gives an error saying "Display Connection May Be Limited."  It looks like Windows needs a driver for this USB type-c to HDMI functionality.   1) Do I need a driver for a USB type-c to HDMI adapter?2) Where can I find a driver that works on the Lenovo ideapad 320-15IKB?  Many thanks 

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I'm having problems trying to get PSD files to be associated with Photoshop. I've done all the typical things you would have to do in Windows7 to associate programs with file types. I've searched for the answer but only found everything that I have already tried.

A:Associating a File Type - Just isn't working

Did you try the "Open with" route and chose a default program there?

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I cannot: Open programs, right click the task bar to open task manager, I CAN USE CTRL ALT DEL THOUGH. I have stopped all malicious process(all processes other than specific trusted ones). Malwarebytes says it has been deleting the same file but it clearly hasnt removed it. Cannot run windows explorer or any other process other than task manager.

A:Some type of malware stops win r and others from working?

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After using my laptop 18hours ago, I switched it on and it wont let me type in my password. I did a reset and also took out the battery for sometime but it wont respond still. What can i do please?

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Hello everyone, and thanks in advance.

Using Photoshop 7.01 for Windows, I cannot do now what I have done hundreds of times before: add Type to an image.

Old images with type can be edited with no problem. But with all new files created, the type does not appear on the image. (I have been in the RGB mode).

The only possible cause of the problem (that I can think of) is that I have been using InDesign recently, and perhaps (in InDesign) I have changed the color mode in repsonse to a dialogue box.

I'm perplexed and anxious-- I need my Type Tool to work!.

Suggestions deeply appreciated.

--RB
 

A:Photoshop 7 -- Type Tool Stopped Working

Iíve never had InDesign mess with my PS settings.

In the toolbar are the little boxes arranged with the black box upper left and the white box lower right? Or is the type color you have selected in the upper left box. If the white is in the upper left you print white. The two tiny boxes below and to the left will switch it back if you just want black and white. The double arrows above and to the right will swap the background and foreground.

I hope it is as simple as that.
 

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Hello, Fn key not function at all.  I've tried to swap Fn and Ctrl keys from BIOS, and then Function keys works via the Ctrl key, but the Fn key does not work as Ctrl. The keyboard just changed to new.BIOS updated to version 2.42Hardware scan test have conducted and passed with no problem found. I can see the light on at the Fn key when the laptop turn on. Really appreciate the help, it's really frustrating since i need to use the Fn key. Thanks and regards, 

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I have a strange one here.

Database is Access 2003 - Client Computer is a Dell Laptop Win XP Pro SP3

Issue: names are not showing (or being proposed). I expect the type ahead characters to work when selecting names from a "Drop Down List" has worked in the past.

Works on my pc WinXP Pro with SP3 same database. Also works on another Vista Laptop in the same office (same database - copied)

So my thought is that this is pc specific settings. But... type ahead works in IE Browser (google), works in Outlook when proposing Contact names. cannot find any settings in Access.

Any thoughts / directions appreciated.
Why me.......again with these silly issues.
 

A:Type ahead not working in MS Access 2003

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Hi,

I have noticed a rather strange problem. When I connect a USB 3.0 Flash drive (USB stick) to any USB 3.0 port on my PC it works perfectly, and it does operate at "superspeed" (in the device section it says "Connected to USB 3.0").

Now, if I connect my "Adata Nobility NH13" external HDD to my PC using a USB 3.0 cable, the HDD lights go on, but the PC doesn't recognize it. If I connect it to my PC using a USB 2.0 cable it works and it gives me a message "This device can perform faster if connected to usb 3.0".

The HDD does work with that cable with my Laptop (on a 3.0 port as well).

Help is much appreciated.
Thank you

A:ext-HDD not working with USB 3.0 cable

I would try another cable. On that particular port perhaps it just doesn't make the one connection. It could be one of those deals where the port connection for just that one contact is in spec but at the outer limit while that contact for the cable is in spec but at the opposite limit. I'm just guessing it's that kind of a fluke.

Someone more hardware savvy may chime in I'm dreaming or if it sometimes really happens.

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Hey, so, I was trying to setup a dual monitor config, but I ran into some trouble while trying to run the second monitor, and it has come to my attention that the DVI-D cable doesn't seem to be working on my computer, I pluged the HDMI cable on the monitor and it turned on, but when I pluged the DVI-D it said "No signal" I also checked to see if it was my graphics card not working, it said dual monitors should be allowed, so I am lost here, anyone help?

I am on windows 10
Graphics card is AMD R7 360
 

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Odd problem. Suddenly when doing a search in Yahoo the display font of the results is not correct. It is not clear type. Everywhere else clear type works fine. Everywhere.

I have done system restore to a point I know it was working and that did not resolve it. I have disasbled and reenabled clear type text both in Windows and in IE8.

I did do all the Windows updates on Tuesday but I can't think how one of those would effect only Yahoo Search.

I recall this happening on my old system for one user and not another and we could never resolve it. It was summized that it was a corrupt profile but I can't understand how it would only effect Yahoo.

Any ideas how I can get the Yahoo search results to have the proper font? Otherwise it's off to Google but I'd rather resolve this..

A:Clear Type text not working but only in Yahoo search

After more than a month, as mysteriously as the problem appeared the clear text on Yahoo is back to normal. I really think it was their issue.

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Surface Pro 4 Type Cover not working after Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

I have noticed in Device Manger that under Human Interface Devices that Wacom Device has a yellow triangle.

If I look at Wacom Device Properties I see Device status --- This device cannot start (Code10) STATUS_DIVICE_DATA_ERROR.

I have install latest driver with no luck.

Any ideas how to solve problem?

Thank you.

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Hi I got a Helix Type 3698 that looks that only works with USB 3.0 devices, not an external DVD writer or the USB to Ethernet adapter worked. I just reinstall it with Win10Pro, latest drivers installed from support.lenovo.com but still the same problem.The problem is only with the USD ports at the keyboard. If I undock the tablet and connect the device to the USB port on the tablet, it works. Please your help.

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OS: windows 2000

There's no sound driver installed on my computer, but i do not know the name of the sound driver in my computer. I can't get the speakers set up and working no matter what i do. any suggestions???? thanks in advance.
 

A:PLEASE HELP?? sound driver type unknown....can't get speakers working.

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Since getting the machine, I've not been able to use the integrated microphone array at all. It is enabled, and I've given the apps I've tried the permission to use it. Both external USB-mic and headphones with integrated mic with 3.5mm plug work. I've tried downloading and reinstalling the Realtek driver from the support pages. No help. What to do? Using up to date Windows. April update did not help either.  ----(As a side note since I couldn't find a place to give feedback: it would be nice if the Pro Dock would stop crashing. Or at least would recover without removing the power cord. And I'm pretty sure that at the time I ordered the order page said that an ethernet adapter was included. No such luck. And the integrated on the chip fingerprint reader recognizes me maybe one time out of ten. I originally thought that it was broken, but I guess it just doesn't like me.)

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Recently I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 Pro, before this I have no clue if the webcam was working but since trying to use the Camera app I have noticed there is no feed.I then went looking around, having installed (all auto-update recommended) applications for the laptop from the Lenovo support and drivers page. I noticed that there was no Intergrated Camera driver in the list, I then decided to install it manually. I was then met with a "Can't find the device, Abort install!"I have attempted to use FN+F6 to enable and disable the camera, even with restarts in between. I have also gone through the BIOS and enabled/disabled the camera to see if it would then detect it and nothing has worked.Has anyone else had an issue like this and been able to resolve it?

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sdfix fails, adaware gets stuck, spybot gets stuck. I installed zonealarm and that has helped with the popups a little bit, however I am still recieving many popups browser keeps getting redirected to spam etc...Also I can not delete my temp internet files - I get a windows error and I have to close the folder laptop just freezes. Here is the hijack this log, please let me know if I should do something else as well and then I can post an updated hjt log - thanks in advance - this site rocks by the way I fixed two other computers simply by reading some of the other posts!!! I recommend everyone to come here....Thanks again.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:48:29 AM, on 5/15/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

A:Not Sure What Type Of Infection - Pops Ups, Virus, Cleanmgr Not Working

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So, someone downloaded a file onto the Playstation at the same time I was on the internet on my laptop. I don't know if that has anything to do with it but now my wireless won't work. It says it needs the cable. So here I am sitting on my laptop connected via the cable and trying to work out how I can get wireless capability back. It's a school computer and so most stuff is proctected by the administrator password which is unknown to me. Any idea on how to fix this so I can get wireless back?
 

A:Wireless only working with cable? Help!

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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I recently got my computer "fixed" but when i try to plug it in to connect to the internet there is an error code that reads "Plug an ethernet cable into this computer"

It currently detects:
Atheros AR8131 PCO-E gigabit ethernet controller

I dont run off of an ethernet cable, i have installed:
Netgear Rangemax Wireless PCI adapter WPN311, which seems to be working.

My computer wont detect my wireless adapter or the wireless router that i have in my home. It will only detect the fact that my ethernet cord is not plugged in.

I have tried to uninstall the ethernet cord 3 times and nothing....... What do i need to do?
 

A:Ethernet cable when im not working off of one.....

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I recently bought a VGA to Component cable and hooked it up. When I force detection in ccc, the card detects the TV and I can change all the settings and everything. BUT, no video comes through my TV. No matter what resolution or any other settings I change I can not get the video to show up on my TV. Is my card not compatible with TV out? I have succesfully hooked this laptop up to another TV with VGA to VGA and it worked fine, but my TV does not have a VGA input. Does this have something to do with my card or is it the cable or TV thats causing the problem? I am using an HP 6535b notebook with a Radeon HD 3200. My tv is an Emerson LC320EMXF.
 

A:VGA to component cable not working

Hi and welcome to TSG.

The problem is most likely due to two different and incompatible component video video standards being used.

The typical computer component video on the VGA output has separate Red, Green and Blue analog video and separate digital horizontal and vertical sync lines. A computer monitor or TV with a VGA input can handle these signals in one or more video timing formats.

The typical component video used by HDTVs also has three analog video signals (Y, Pr, Pb) but the color and brightness information is encoded in a different manner. Also, horizontal and vertical sync are combined and added to the analog Y video channel. An HDTV may also only accept a limited number of video timing formats that may not be available from a given video controller.

If you check the fine print for the sales literature and package for your adapter cable, it may state that it will only work with video controllers that support TV component video out of the VGA connector. You need to check the video controller specs for your particular computer to see if it supports that needed ability.

You would probably need some type of video converter box that would take your VGA output and convert the signals to TV component signals.
 

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I"m a newbie here, so please lead me in simple terms(I dont know anything about tcip/ip, nic, etc etc).

My computer has always been fine connecting to the internet via regular ethernet cable. Due to a recent storm which fried my cable modem, my cable company came to replace my modem with a scientific Atlanta modem.

This time, the internet would not work with the ethernet cable. no connection at all. So instead of the ethernet, he just plugged a USB and it worked fine.

Anyone know how to get the ethernet 'jack' to work back up? Is it some settings on the desktop? I'm in the process of pulling my old wireless router and installing it, so my laptop can be wireless freely. However, my router only has ethernet ports.

I also want to add that if I plug the modem to my laptop via etherent cable, it works fine.
someone please lead me step by step on what and how to troubleshoot. I'm not network savvy at all.

thanks
 

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Hi! I got home from school and i saw that my internet didnt work, my wireless works but not the cable connection, and i dont have wireless on my pc.
It worked perfectly yesterday now i cant acces the internet.

The cable in my pc and the router is lighting or what i should call it. (Not so good at english)
I've tried to reset the router a couple times and that didnt work either!

Help would be awesome, thanks!

A:Wireless working but not cable

Hello and welcome Rasmuss mate some system specs would be good
System Info - See Your System Specs

Plus take a look in Device Manager and see if there are any yellow triangles against the connections for the net. See my pic

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