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Q: Multiple Issues sound issues/delay

I'm not sure if this is all part of the same problem but there are multiple things going on. On my laptop ( its an HP Pavilion DV6, with an intel core i3 CPU @ 2.20ghz, & 64 but operating system ) The only way i can get any sound to play is if I watch videos in my firefox browser. No sound will play when i use Chrome (which I prefer) or Itunes, or windows media player. The problem with watching videos in firefox is that there is about a 20 second delay before the video will play, and an error comes up to stop the plug in or continue. If you close out of that box the video will play but you will get the same delay every time it is paused and started again. Browsing in Chrome and playing videos from that browser there is absolutely no lag, its lightening fast, but you will not get any sound. Other simple programs ( Like solitaire) have the same lag, each card you click takes about 20 seconds for the move to actually take place. I've tried messing with my sound drivers to correct the audio issues but I am not sure if it is an audio issue, a flash player issue, or a combination. Any input?

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Preferred Solution: Multiple Issues sound issues/delay

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Okay so before I throw my Lenovo 15" Yoga 701 series out the window, please help me with any or all of the following issues:1.) The constantly running fan on my 15" Yoga 710. 2.) The keyboard that has a mind of its own....cursor jumps around....deletes blocks of text etc. AND3.) I can never play any videos as I keep getting the message that there is no sound driver installed.  I have already paid $99 for a service called "Driver Support" which fixed it once.   HAD I NOT PAID $800 FOR THIS USELESS PIECE OF CRAP I WOULD HAVE SMASHED IT MONTHS AGO.  I ONLY GOT IT IN JANUARY AND HAVE HATED IT EVER SINCE.  I AM A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS OWNER WHO WOULD LIKE TO WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER....DEFINITELY NOT POSSIBLE WITH THIS PIECE OF JUNK!!!!!!!

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Hello,
So, I've got two separate, but somewhat related issues. One has been going on for a year and still hasn't been resolved (posted about it before) but I have some updated info, the other one is new.
AsHere I go ....

1. Can't Connect to the Internet
I all of a sudden could not connect to the internet. As my wireless isn't working currently, I used a wired connection. I am using that wired connection right now on my work computer that I am messaging from, so I know it isn't a modem/router issue. I have removed all the anti-spyware that I had and only installed Avast!, I re-installed all the drivers, and I contacted my internet provider. In troubleshooting with the internet provider, we tested the ping for www.google.com, which didn't work, but when we pinged the numerical ip address, it did. The same thing happened when I opened my browser. The representative said that the IP address was not being resolved by the DNS (is that correct)??? Anyways, that's where I am at - how do I resolve it so that the IP address is resolved?

2. First, for some extra background, please see the thread from a year ago that I had posted:
http://forums.techguy.org/networking/663585-wireless-issues.html
Here's what I posted initially before:
I have a Compaq Presario R3440CA with a Broadcom Wireless card. I used to be able to connect to my wireless just fine. Now when I try to 'Find network connections', the error comes up as follows:
Windows ... Read more

A:Solved: Multiple Internet Issues - Can't connect to website and wireless issues

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Okay, so I've been having some annoying issues on my computer, nothing serious yet but some are concerning. Feel free to ask for more info if needed.

Issue 1: I've had some jerkiness/lag and loading issues for some of the games I play, particularly Blizzard games (all of which should be well within system specs). The prime examples:

--> When I play Overwatch, sometimes character models/audio/sprays/projectiles take FOREVER to load for the first game I play after launching the program. All player models are essentially invisible, including my own (don't see the character's weapon or even HUD), and if I fire my weapon while invisible the map will react (breakable objects break), but all of the effects are invisible (if I fire a rocket, for instance, the rocket and explosion are invisible). I can still see usernames above allied players, but enemies are completely invisible. Models load at different rates (so one hero's model might load after a few seconds while the rest take minutes, for instance), any sprays just appear as the default spray (if they appear at all), and voice lines don't work. This has lasted for an entire round before, and when that happens the "play of the game" clip will often have invisible characters in it, even if they've loaded fully by the end of the round. Additionally, even once most/all assets are loaded, if I die and respawn there is a period (several seconds) where the screen is completely black even though my character is ... Read more

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Upon restart the blue screen says wsock32 deleted or changed (can't remember which) and after login to windows IE asks if i want to restore previous session and if yes is clicked it opens some 24-28 windows. I've also got 8 different svchost.exe processes running in task manager which is a new thing. Avast has found and isolated (but not deleted) wsock32.sys & xwr15685.dll in its virus chest.EDIT... Unsure if it helps at all but i also have unsecapp.exe running in the task manager processes which is similar to processes run by 2 known viruses. I'm also unable to start the windows firewallDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by gregeahh at 23:31:31.29 on Wed 08/18/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.767.83 [GMT -6:00]AV: avast! Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}AV: Norton 360 *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated) {A5F1BC7C-EA33-4247-961C-0217208396C4}FW: Norton 360 *disabled* {371C0A40-5A0C-4AD2-A6E5-69C02037FBF3}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWSe... Read more

A:Possible multiple virus/malware issues (wsock32.sys & xwr15685.dll known issues)

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 ... Read more

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I have been having many problems with my Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 1051. They all have arisen after a clean installation of Windows 10 (in order to solve some previous problems). I will list then one by one and, lo and behold!, they are a lot! 1) The touchscreen is not working. I completed the installation using a USB mouse and keyboard, so I did not notice until I was in the Windows environment and tried to use the screen. In Device Manager, under Human Interface Devices, HID-compliant touchscreen is nowhere to be found. It is not just uninstalled, since I can't find it even when viewing the hidden devices. However, it is not a hardware issue, as I can normally use the touchscreen in the BIOS. 2) No battery icon in taskbar. The battery icon in the taskbar has disappeared. It is not on the pop-up menu, and at Taskbar setting, at "Turn system icons on or off", the battery section is completely greyed out and I can't do anything. To make matters worse, in Device Manager, under Batteries, there is no ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery, as there should normally be. As with the touchscreen, I can't find this even after viewing hidden devices. At setting, in Troubleshoot, troubleshooting for battery issues gives me nothing. The issue with this is I don't know my battery percentage, and that the tablet just turns off while trying to troubleshoot everything, as I don't even get the message about low battery. However, it does charge normally (or so I assume). 3)... Read more

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I am trying to fix some problems on a client's Compaq Presario V6000 running Windows XP Home Edition. I think a full reinstall of the OS may be necessary but am having problems even with that. My preference, of course, is to fix the problems below without having to reinstall the OS. I have pulled off some of the client's data but since I cannot get it to read a blank CD, an external drive or a large 2.0 flash drive I have not been able to back up everything. It will read a 1GB flash drive of an earlier generation. (Of course the client had no backups and had never done a system restore point - see below regarding my clientele.)

The current problems are:
1. Setup from a Windows Home Edition CD cannot see the HD: "Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed on your computer". (I had hoped to set up a partition and reinstall the OS and then bring the user data over to the new install and then nuke the old one. I have done that before on a Dell that got caught in the isass.exe snafu when XP SP2 came out. I had also hoped to run Windows repair from setup to see if that would fix the problems on the current OS install.)
1.5 The Windows XP Home Edition CD is one I have that is a stand alone. It is not an OEM disk. I don't know if that matters. There are no recovery disks for this computer and since it will not see a blank CD in the drive I cannot make one.
2. The computer cannot connect to the Internet (wired or wireless).
3. I can now boo... Read more

A:Multiple Issues on XP Home: Reinstall issues, etc. Help!

Are the hard drives recognized in the BIOS?

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I'm using the onboard audio on my P6T Deluxe Mobo. I've had my new build for a few weeks now and this is my first build. Everthing is perfect and it runs like a charm. The only issue I have is with the sound. It tends to lag for a few seconds after playing back audio.

Example: I'll be playing a song on (tried both) Winamp or Windows Media Player and after 1 minute or so, it will lag for like 2 - 5 seconds then go back to normal. It's very annoying that this happens every song after a few minutes of audio playback. I can't really notice the lag when I play games.

What I did: Updated all drivers from ASUS (Still need to flash my mobo) as far as sound goes. But still no results! It still lags...

Any help will be great!

Thanks

A:Audio Delay / Lag Issues.

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Hello everyone.

I have an issue with my keyboard and USB. I'll start out with my keyboard cause that's the most annoying problem.
When I type sometimes my keyboard just skips a letter/number(symbol whatever) unless I type extremely slow.

I never had this issue on Windows 7, but after I installed Windows 10 this happend.
At Device manager my keyboard is installed as a Standard PS/2-Keyboard

Hardware ids
ACPI\VEN_PNP&DEV_0303
ACPI\PNP0303
*PNP0303
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Now to continue with my USB 2.0 ports
Currently I can only use my mouse on my 3.0 port. If I insert it in 1 of my 2.0 ports... Then just a light burns but my laptop doesn't show anything. But I do see that my mouse gets powered up from the USB (its just a normal microsoft mouse that doesn't require any drivers)

Now here is the real weird part...

In device manager I have 1 driver that isn't installed proper (But it was installed normal when I installed Win10)
But after awhile my USB 2.0 driver needed to be reinstalled each time ...
It's an "Unknown Device" in Device manager. And @Windows updates I can see that Windows noticed it and tries to reinstall the driver but Fails each and everytime.

This is the hardware ID for my USB 2.0 ports

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1C26&SUBSYS_12771043&REV_05
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1C26&SUBSYS_12771043
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1C26&CC_0C0320
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1C26&CC_0C03

And the driver that Windows Update tries to install is
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A:USB and Keyboard issues (delay)

Short story, it's the drivers IMO.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...079dcb7?auth=1

I think you need to pull the 2.0 completely and reinstall, you'll then find the 2.0 ports should come back.

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MSI P67-G45 (B3)
EVGA SC 560TI
Antec 1200 V3
I5 2500 3.30GHz
8.00GB RAM
Windows 7 HP 64Bit

1)I'm having issues with my speakers not cutting off when I connect my headphones to them. The speakers are the Klipsch Pro Media 2.1 PC set, and I have tried two different sets of headphones, plus the sound is full of static and buzzing. I've also tried re-installing/updating my onboard sound driver, but that doesn't help. I do notice that when I connect my headphones to the speakers that the sound emitted from the speaker will lower by 25% but will not fully cut off. I'm also having issues with the front panel headphone jack on my computer case (Antec 1200 V3). The sound coming out of the headphones when connected to the front panel is filled with static and buzzing. I have tried re-grounding the front panel ground connector, but that didn't change anything. However, if I connect the headphones directly to the back of the computer, the sound works fine.

2)When watching Youtube videos each video has a hard time buffering. My speed is at 10 Mbps and it registers at that speed when I do a speedtest, plus all other websites work fine, it's just Youtube that I'm having a problem with. I've cleared the cache and tried using a different browser, but nothing helps.

I have also ran Malwarebytes AntiMalware, SUPERAntiSpyware, neither yielded any harmful results.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Mike

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I just got this HP Pavilion x360 (the convertible laptop/tablet) last week, and I've been having troubles with the keyboard. On certain websites, such as this one, there is no typing delay. However, on Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Word Online, the characters I'm typing DO NOT appear on the screen at the same time that I'm typing them. It either freezes for a second and then quickly inputs all of what I've typed, or it just takes a few seconds longer for each key I press to show up on the screen. I've checeked to make sure Filterkeys isn't enabled and that no extensions are running in the browser. This happens in both Microsoft Edge and Chrome. P.S. when I was registering for an HP support account, I just realized that the @ key and the " are switched. So shift+2 gives me an ", and shift+" gives me an @ sign. Please help! I really like the computer other than this horrible typing lag. 

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everything is so laggy , when i right-click the desktop or try to open the chrome or open a folder , it delayed like 5-10s to open and sometimes it's not responding my sister has bought this laptop for like 1 year , and she keep telling me that it always been lag since she buy it... can someone help me ?  sorry in advance for my english  

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Since my office is closed today due to this nasty NY snow storm, getting to spend some time trying to fix the issues & slowness of my computer. Haven't done one of these series of scans in a long time, so I'm long overdue anyway.
The first issue I've been having, but I found support on this forum already on how to resolve it (hopefully) is oftentimes at startup getting the message "Alert! System battery voltage is low. Strike F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility". In a bit I'll shut down and try pressing down on the battery to see if it just needs to be re-seated.

Now to the bigger issues. Earlier this week I think I may have clicked on a website that may have caused some of my issues, since it was after that when my system no longer generates sound. And when I try to launch the "Creative Volume Control" from the taskbar, I get a popup that states "Unable to change the sound device to your selected device." I have to click OK on a message like that twice before it displays the Creative Surround Mixers application on the screen partially and then get one of those Windows messages of "SpkSet.exe has encountered a problem and needs to closed." I know yesterday when I did the same thing the message stated "SurMixer.exe" as the one that encountered the problem, so it doesn't seem to be consistant.

I still get this message even after doing a System Restore to this past Friday.

I've als... Read more

A:Solved: Multiple system issues: loss of sound, "driver overrun buffer", etc

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I've seen this happen with the games I play recently. For example, in games like Battlefield 1942 and Black and White 2, some places showed "straight lines" from objects. At the top of the 3d static object in question, the straight lines go from there to the sky. There seems to be no end to that unless I get really close to that object.

As for the sound problem, I'm hearing static occur at random occasions. Any way to fix these?

I got a 256 MB Geforce 5700 VE and SoundMAX Integrated audio.

Other specs:
1 GB RAM
P4 2.8 GHz
 

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Ok,Here is the issue with this sound card. First off it's a nice Diamond (great cards) Xtreme Sound 5.1. The problem I have with it is it's affected by certain videos. Youtube it plays fine.....until you go into Full Screen mode, then it's garbled...you can't make it out what anyone is saying during play back in F\S mode. Another problem I have is Encoding videos do the exact same thing!

Last night I downloaded a freeware program that was on my old box called "Panzera mp4 to avi converter 1.3" it's a great program. My Camera uses the Mp4 format and I am not too fond of quicktime just to run that format. The reason I am trying to convert them is to kill the file size and make "nolstalgia" DvD for the family. the Mp4 plays fine however,no sound problems in the original clip.

My video and sound cards are up to date, My video card is a Geforce 8400 GS. Running on a AMD Athlon 64 processor at 2.20 ghz with 1 gb of ddr. Anyone ever had this problem? I tried Divx and Xvid thinking it was a codec problem. boy was I wrong. any suggestions is welcomed.
 

A:Sound issues and some video issues

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Update:This isn't really an update but I found out something weird. My video playback with Wmv,Mpeg,Avi,Asf ETC. is always garbled. No matter if it's online or on the computer the playback audio is garbled. What could be causing this. I uninstalled,re-installed Diamond Xtreme soundcard drivers. I installed DirectX9.0c, I have Divx and Xvid codecs. My sound drivers are up to date. I unhooked the onboard sound and uninstalled sound max after buying the Diamond. A friend told me I should disable the onboard sound entirely but I can't find the option in the bios. My mother board is a "Asus A8x socket 939" board. Any helps please? I am desperate!
 

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hey guys. I recently been having so many problems with audio sync issues when mounting a 3D image. Video plays fine in my media player. (have tried totalmediatheater and poweriso11 seems to be the best so far). anyway it seems like it plays fine in 2D but 3D is giving it audio sync issues. I think ive pinpointed the problem and ive found that disabling my motherboard audio driver (intel) and enabling nvidia audio seems to have a better effect in 3D playback (again mounting). ive tried a few different 3d image backups by the way, i also didnt have a problem with intel hd drivers playing 3D but intel drivers started to give me a BSOD which lead me to buy a nvidia card for 3D. So back to the issue. Is there a way to have both audio drivers installed becuase I switch from tv to monitor for display and I have external speakers that I would like to use instead of my tv audio. I also have the latest nvidia drivers, chipset drivers, directx and most up to date bios. im running windows 7 64bit, gigabyte mobo, geforce gt 520, 12gb ram, intel i5 2500. Also says nvidia hdmi output not plugged in, in windows sound properties if someone can explain that. sorry for such a long typed problem.

A:Having Issues with multiple audio drivers getting audio sync issues.

I have to enable intel driver then reboot so I can use my external speakers, any easier way without rebooting and keep switching audio drivers.

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Once again, my computer thinks it's been working correctly for too long

Here is the link to my previous thread: [SOLVED] Unknown BSOD from time to time

This time, it basically gives me a BSOD when the processor workload is higher than 20%, something runs out of memory or the computer has been idle for more than 15 mins. (Using YouTube, playing Games etc. etc.) Here are all the error reports:

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
ATTEMPTED_WRITE_TO_READONLY_MEMORY
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

PC specs:

Processor: AMD Athlon II x4 640
Installed Memory RAM: 4.00 GB (I don't know what manufacturer or model)
Motherboard: BIOSTAR GF8200E
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8200
DiskDrive: Hitachi HDS721050CLA362

As before, I have attached the needed files to the post. I was kind of stupid of me to mark the previous thread as [SOLVED] instantly.

A:[SOLVED] BSOD teasing me; Multiple issues and multiple 'corrupted' files.

Have you tested your RAM? You can use memtest 86+ or the ultmate boot cd. Have you tried booting in safe mode and then letting the computer sit for 30 minutes? Does the blue screen happen in safe mode?

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Okay, About three months ago, I got hacked HARD...permissions were changed, administrator rights were removed from my administrator accounts, etc. i was flabbergasted. THe iactually didn't bother me though until I ran a MBAM scan and found 133 viruses and spyware instances on my drive (NOT including tracking cookies!). I cleaned and recleaned, using MBAM, SuperantiSpyware, Avira, running each one in safe mode first, then loading into my normal account and running them, and finally erasing my user account and creating a new one. But even after the new user account was created with Administrator privileges, I still routinely received virus and Malware threat warnign flags from MBAM and Avira. Eventually, Avira and MBAM were disabled and Avira was "deleted" (Windows will not uninstall because the setup.exe file has been 'Changed" and won't reinstall it because I don't have "Administrator privileges" on my Administrator accounts!) even though at startup I receive an error message saying that Avira has been corrupted. The most telling issue is that antivirus and spyware/Malware scans come up clean on Safe mode scans, but using my normal account, the machine reboots. Using Superantispyware I notice that it's always during the memory test that this occurs (and in Safe Mode, it passes through this section with no issue). None of my antivirus programs will download updates, even ones I start manually, and although I have no problem acc... Read more

A:Machine reboots during Spyware scan...won't load updates. Issues issues issues!

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Thanks for taking the time to read this, I am new to the site and went to hardware to try to fix an issue, Wayne and Frank both were very nice, Wayne recommended that i go to malware virus first, i have three issue i hope to receive some free advice on. the hardware issue was a wireless button not working, i believe the driver is bad, qualcomm atheros 9485 802.11b?g/n. but following directions seemed very difficult, as i am having an issue with redirects, new tabs opening and pop ups, so many in fact i am having trouble following download directions, i believe i have had as many as 6 at once, mostly multiple, but at times only one. When downloading often a new window opens when thing are correct, but not a half dozen and some are clearly not related, but many are close to what i want. i had a malware q pro something, google told me how to remove it, it returned, the conduit, thing has affect me, toolbars are installed with out my ok, so i read carefully when going through the steps. now i do not know what is my problem with all the unwanted pop ups, redirects new tabs new links, my wife works daily on a computer, she is a CAD operator, while out of town she bought me a new laptop just like hers except software. my desktop was down i was trying to re install either vita or windows 7, i had the system disks and a mirror of computer i bought. got to final step and crashes. have any suggestion on the virus issue as this conputer works with an ethernet cable but not wireless, so i... Read more

A:multiple issues on multiple computers, maybe i am a beginner, thought i was moving ou

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Hey guys,
I've currently got 4 different browsers installed on my computer (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera). I've had different issues with each and every one of them. Right now I'm using Opera and for the most part it's been pretty good. Although lately it's been starting to act up.

I stopped using IE a year ago because it would just shut down on it's own. Chrome would freeze up. Firefox seems to lag sometimes and now Opera is showing signs of lagging. Lately Opera has become particularly bad with Facebook and is slow to load images. I've removed Opera and reinstalled. All of the browsers are up to date. The computer was reformatted a little while back. Everything is up to date. Virus scans show it's clean. I deleted all temporary internet files, cookies, etc etc. My hard drive has lots of free space on it. I know my internet is supposed to be high speed but sometimes I wonder about that. I've had issues with the modem in the past. So maybe that's one possibility?.
My computer is about 4 years old. Acer model AM3970.
Windows 7 64 bit.
CPU - Intel Core i3 processor 2120
RAM - 4GB DDR3 Memory
HDD - 1TB harddrive.

Can you recommend any other browsers that might be better than what I'm using?. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Multiple Browsers with multiple issues

Hi Classic2016, welcome to the Forum.

As you are having issues with all browsers, the logical possibility is your modem or internet speed.

Does your computer perform properly when not using the internet. If so the check in Device Manager for any modem driver issues. If all seems well there then, the modem itself may be the cause.

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Our ISP recently updated their hard ware to work with the Sprint network. Note: our ISP is not Sprint, but the local phone company.

Our Hardware:
Internet: DSL 10.0 (highest speed available)
Modem: Comtrend (ISP provides)
Router: Belkin N
Computer: 10 yr old Dell running XP - service pac3 - wired connection
Kindle Fire (first edition, no HD, etc) - wireless connection
Xbox 360 - wireless connection

Issues:
Xbox - went from constantly bumped from Xbox Live game by losing internet connection to not being able to enter a game at all
Kindle - went from occasional "network error' message during online tasks to having to restart download (multiple times) or refresh page for most any or all online tasks
Computer - have to click refresh to get most any page to load after the home page

What we've tried so far:
I have recently cleared the cache on both the computer and Kindle. XBox's new security measures have been met.

My questions:
Do any or all of these issues seem to be related?
Is there a piece of equipment or something we may be missing to make all of these things work? I am a networking novice.
Who should I call to get these issues corrected, my ISP or a tech service? Note: if I start with the ISP and they do not find an issue I have to pay for the call.
 

A:Multiple issues over multiple devices

First. You should try to NOT use a wireless connection for any type of gaming: PC, Mac, Console, etc. If you can hard wire the xbox you'll be waaay better off than using wireless.

Now... Yes, the issues could be related - there maybe an issue with the Belkin N router. I'd try to first reset the Belkin router to default settings, check on manufacturer website for instructions how, most routers you can press a "reset" button w/ a paperclip or ball point pen. Reconfigure the Belkin router, recreate the wireless network and see how everything works. If you are still having issues, humor me and connect the Dell directly to the DSL modem, bypassing Belkin router. See if you still have connection issues, if you do then it could be the DSL modem that is the problem and call your ISP to replace. If you don't have same issues then it's most likely an issue with the Belkin router. Replace it. Don't buy the dirt cheapest router at the store, but you most likely don't need the most expensive one either. Find a good middle ground router, ask sales associate to assist you accordingly.

Post back, Hope this helps!!
 

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Hey guys,
I've currently got 4 different browsers installed on my computer (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera). I've had different issues with each and every one of them. Right now I'm using Opera and for the most part it's been pretty good. Although lately it's been starting to act up.

I stopped using IE a year ago because it would just shut down on it's own. Chrome would freeze up. Firefox seems to lag sometimes and now Opera is showing signs of lagging. Lately Opera has become particularly bad with Facebook and is slow to load images. I've removed Opera and reinstalled. All of the browsers are up to date. The computer was reformatted a little while back. Everything is up to date. Virus scans show it's clean. I deleted all temporary internet files, cookies, etc etc. My hard drive has lots of free space on it. I know my internet is supposed to be high speed but sometimes I wonder about that. I've had issues with the modem in the past. So maybe that's one possibility?.
My computer is about 4 years old. Acer model AM3970.
Windows 7 64 bit.
CPU - Intel Core i3 processor 2120
RAM - 4GB DDR3 Memory
HDD - 1TB harddrive.

Can you recommend any other browsers that might be better than what I'm using?. Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi, trying to get sisters lappy back up and running. Had a big "X" in the system tray saying Malicious software detected, actually changed the background pic to this message, etc.

Running Windows XP Pro w/ SP3

Installed:

Super antispyware - found 200 plus items, let the prog remove and quarantine all
Registry Mechanic - found 1000 plus items, let remove and repair
AVG anti spyware - Program cannot update error: "Update failed, The connection with the update server has failed."

Now, I am not able to get a webpage in either firefox or IE

Discovered ask toolbar installed, I am unable to uninstall, get an error saying:

"Invalid floating point operation" and

"Exception EInvalidOp in module _iu14D2N.tmp at 778500F5. Invalid floating point operation.

Also discovered at this point, (shoulda looked at this first) that no restore points exist and I cannot manually create a restore point.
Error states: "System Restore is not able to create a restore point. Please restart the computer, and then run System Restore again."
I have restarted and get the same result. Obviously there is something installed blocking these things: Internet, system restore, and Add/Remove programs.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks

A:Multiple issues

Let's start with a SuperAntiSpyware scan in safe mode. Please post the log.Safe mode access: Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

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Hi,

I have a laptop that I think has a Trojan but not sure. My Antivirus subscription expired and I was surfing unprotected. Currently, I can access the internet but I am not able to access any internet email site. When I go to hotmail.com or AOL.com and log on all I get is a blank web page with the word "Done" at the bottom. Also, when I bring up the Microsoft Search box the area where you type in your search criteria is missing. I have reloaded Windows XP and loaded AVG Antivirus Software. When I run the Antivirus it shows that the hard drive is clean.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Let me know if I am posted under the wrong area.

Thank you,
Lora J.

P.S. I am assuming due to the problems that I am having the "Manage Attachment" button does not appear at the bottom. The ark.txt file was empty. The software stated that it found no modification. I pasted the results from the "Attach.txt" under the "DDS.txt". Sorry for any inconvenience.

DDS.txt

DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Lora Foltz at 16:05:29.95 on Tue 02/10/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512

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

uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com/
uSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uSearch Bar = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
mDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q=%s
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A:Need help..multiple issues

Hi loraj,

Let's perform a full Gmer scan.

Double click on gmer.exe to run it. It will start running a scan. If it detects rootkit activity, you will receive a prompt to run a full scan. Click Yes.
When done, you may receive another notice. Click OK.
Click on Save ... to save a log.
Copy and paste in Gmer.txt and click Save.
Close Gmer.

If you receive no notice, click on the Scan button.
It will start scanning again.
When done, click on Save ... to save a log.
Copy and paste in Gmer.txt and click Save.
Close Gmer.

Note: Do not run any programs while Gmer is running.

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I laid down yesterday and took like a 30 mins nap, my HP Ze5270 notebook was on AOL, when I got up it was a black screen with could not find operating system, so I turned it off, and back on and the same message comes up, I tried this a few more times... I leave it be till this morning, now it goes to a windows could not start because the following is missing or corrupt:
the first was windows system somethings I did'nt remember the exact line, the 2nd is <windows root>\system 32\ntoskrnl.exe.
please re-install a copy of the above file.

At first I thought my HD was gone, now I really have no clue.
 

A:Multiple issues

Use Recovery Console and run FIXBOOT, for details see: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307654
 

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Hello! I have many multiple issues going on with my computer and I'm finally at my wits end! Now that I'm in school, I really need to rely on my computer for homework, etc. I really need some help! I can't afford a new computer or to have it fixed. Here is a list of whats going on.

1. Whenever the computer restarts it takes about 10 minutes to get to the desktop after staring at a black screen with just my mouse on it. (A couple of months ago my computer wouldn't even load my desktop saying something like Windows Explorer had stopped working. I think I remember having to do a repair but I don't remember how to do that.)

2. It is super slow and "Not Responding" shows up for everything I try to do on my computer (ex. click start, open Foxfire, open Aim, open WoW, any program really) **Edit** Now AIM opens and immediately closes.

3. My sound turns off everytime the computer restarts. In the past, someone told me to just unplug my headset/speakers and plug it in and it will work, which it has, until today. The error I get for this is, "This computer cannot play audio because the Window Audio Service is not enabled." and "Failed to start the Windows Audio Service. Some Functionality will be unavailable."

4. A couple of times in the past, my monitor will dim and then go black. It's been a month or so since that last happened, but I thought I'd list it here.

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A:Multiple Issues

Sounds like you have some viruses. What anti-virus software do you have? Have you got Malwarebytes Anti-malware? Download that and do a scan
 

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Hi

I have a Win7 laptop, it will not update from windows update, multiple error codes, when I boot up I logon to windows then screen goes blank and black for about a minute, then it stays like that a further 2 minutes while doing something then desktop appears, its not normal.

Thanks

Di

A:Multiple issues

See this: How to Restart a Windows 7 Computer with the Last Known Good Configuration - For Dummies

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did a fresh install of win xp pro on a new system and there are a few odd things happening that i've never seen before...

no "standy" option when i select Shut Down - only Shut Down and Restart are available, standy is greyed out
monitor does not turn off after 20 minutes as it is set in the power options
unable to setup network
let me explain the network problem. when i go to the Network Connections under Settings, nothing is listed (there is no NIC card listed with a red X showing it is not connected - the screen is blank like it doesn't exist). I select "New Connection Wizard" and tell it I'm connecting to my home network. it then tells me that it cannot complete the wizard until all components are installed properly. if i try to install the components properly by updating the drivers it says it has to connect to the internet in order to do so - but it can't connect because the components are not installed properly!! it's circular...

when i go to the device manager there are a few items that have the yellow question mark, and it is these that i am trying to update (one of them is the NIC card). so, on my way to work this morning it occurred to me that this may be a setting in my BIOS that i have to change...could that be a possibility? what is causing these issues? i've installed windows dozens and dozens of times and never had anything like this happen before...
 

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Thank you in advance for any help and advise.

I believe that my laptop (running Vista) has been infected by something. The symptoms that I?ve noticed are as follows:

1. the only user account that I can log onto is the admin account. I set up multiple accounts for my family members and each are standard users. Mine is the only admin. Whenever I try to log onto one of their accounts the laptop freezes at a blue screen (not the typical ?blue screen of death? but just a blank screen.
2. IE is extremely slow to load initially. Once my homepage comes up, I can usually browse as normal, but it can take up to 5 minutes to initially come up. I can however use firefox.
3. regardless which search engine that I use, I?ve been redirected to other, usually shopping websites.
4. I can not download and install any Microsoft office updates. All updates fail. I?ve even uninstalled office and reinstalled it but still can?t get the updates
5. I?ve done multiple malware scans. I?ve used programs loaded on my laptop and online scanners. Each claim to find cookies and such but nothing more serious.
6. Another thing is that my dvd?s will not play in media player. Last week the autoplay quit but I was able to play the dvd/cd?s by starting the program manually. Yesterday media player would load, but would not play.
7. On occasions ?avast? resident shield freezes and I can not surf the web. I turn off the resident shield for a minute or so and turn it back on, and this usually ... Read more

A:Having multiple issues

Hi,

Please do the following:

Download Combofix from either of the links below, and save it to your desktop.

Link 1
Link 2



**Note: It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**

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IMPORTANT - Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this link here
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Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.When finished, it will produce a report for you.
Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt for further review.

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Hi all,
I have got a windows error 7 14001.
I noticed weird things yesterday after I downloaded latest windows updates 98 meg worth 2 days prior. Itunes brings up 14001 error 7, mailwasher keeps wanting to close on opening, and I get repeated pop ups saying lan connected and then unplugged.
I recently reinstalled endnote 14 after using clean up which appears to wipe the program from word.
My internet searches don't seem to help me much.
I am using windows xp service pack 3.
I have reinstalled Itunes and it says successfully installed but does not open repeating the 14001 error 7 message.
Will cleaner remove dll files that are sometimes needed to run applications.
I have also had issue with power point saying files are corrupted and needs to open in safe mode. these are uni files and safe.
i reinstalled mailwasher today and now it won't open at all.
My machine is also running really really slow.
I have scanned with nod 32. antimalware bytes super anti spyware and did a kaspersky online scan.
all not revealing anything major.
need some help.
i also closed my kids accounts on the machine and so this is all i have done different in the past few days.
kevin

A:multiple issues

Try doing a "repair install" using your Windows XP CD.
Follow this guide: http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

If you don't have an XP CD, back up all your user files & perform a factory recovery to re-install XP as it was originally.

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I have recently come across a few problems that I have yet to figure out how to fix....

1) When a folder is open, I should be able to single click an image icon and see a thumbnail preview of it on the left side....but no longer. Where can I fix this?

2) All the icons in my system tray have completely disappeared, the programs are running properly (except paperport [my scanner software] which is not for some reason), but I can't seem to bring the icons back. And no, they are not hidden.....they just don't load up.
Can anyone help?
 

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I started out thinking it was just worm.win32.netsky, but I'm wondering if there isn't more going on. I get the initial popup that says "WARNING - Application cannot be executed. This file is infected. Please activate your antivirus software." My screen is now also "Your system is infected...", but my screen is green, not blue. I also keep getting this popup:"WARNINGAttention! System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. You private information and PC safety is at risk. To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe you need update your current security software. Click OK to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software)"No, those aren't typos - it actually reads like that! And no, I didn't click OK.From perusing these forums earlier I did learn how to get around my Malwarebytes issue (couldn't find mbam.exe), and when I run it it says it removes everything without a restart except this one file, which it says is a trojan listed as C:\WINDOWS\system32\41.exe - problem is when I hit OK to the reboot, my computer does not restart properly. It just hangs at the opening Compaq logo and does absolutely squat, which leaves me no choice to just shut down, and turn back on so this file is not gotten rid of. Also, I could not post this new topic in IE - I'm doing so right now in Firefox. It just popped up and said it blocked som... Read more

A:I think I may have multiple issues

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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Let's see where to start.....apparently had a crash today....attempted to donwload SVP2, my computer was sluggish and then rebooted automatically....Sent an error report and got an online crash page. No real help there. My other problem is WMP..i recently recieved a XM satellite radio and installed napster...windows media player does not play my downloadef files...needs codec...i have tried muptiple time to fix the codec problem.....i also just recently (today after crash) recieved an temporary memory/low memory diaolouge box.....
PLEASE HELP......
 

A:Multiple issues...seriously need help!!!

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I just bought a new HP PC today, and I have a few questions.

1) It was advertised as 300 GB but when I right click the hard drive it says TOTAL CAPACITY: 270 GB. So I got jipped out of 30? Is that normal?

2) I previously had a Dell PC with a Dell monitor, which I am currently using on the HP...but the driver doesn't really seem compatible or something, portions of the screen are kinda fuzzy. Does this mean I need to get a new monitor, or is it just the graphics card? (Which is an ATI Radeon series, and up-to-date.) The monitor was fine on my Dell but it seems like it can't handle the newer driver, even though the monitor itself is really good despite being a few years old (it's flat panel, 21').

3) I had a huge speaker system with a massive subwoofer on my Dell. I realized that in order to use these speakers on the HP I need to install the audio card from the Dell, but when I removed it I couldn't figure out how to connect it to the HP computer. Should I just take it to a PC store and ask them to do this for me, or is there an easier way?

Thanks.

A:Multiple issues with new PC - HELP!

Hi,

1) This discrepancy is due to a difference between the normal kilo (1000), and the computing kilo (1024). in the old days, drives were measured in the computing kilo, but some manufacturers started using the standard kilo (1000) to make their drives seem larger than the competitors. A new standard of using the 1000 kilo was introduced to stop this.

2) I'll leave to a hardware expert

3) Did you remove the audio card from inside the Dell? If so, It is highly likely that the HP will have a slot that the card will fit into. All that remains is to install the relevant driver (if applicable).

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EDIT: Please move this as i just realized I posted in the wrong forum, very sorry.

Order of events;

Extremely slow response to everything(except my nettalk IRC client)
I realize I have some type of malware because my browser keeps redirecting
Computer then gets extremely slow, I shut down everything I am running and try to scan for problem, scan fails(freezes up)
I restart
I then have lost internet connectivity, it is detecting the network(wireless signal) but it cant repair it.

So i am not sure where to start, I will get whatever logs needed for help but I didnt want to start with that as I am going to haveto hand write them and then reenter them on desktop.

So i am hoping to get my connection back, then move from there.

I know this is vague but the only immediate symptoms were the browser redirects and the grinding halt my machine has run to...any and all suggestions are welcome and appreciated.

A:Multiple Issues

Alright, so checking the tank to see if it has fuel- internet connectivity issue was caused by the modem and not the netbook. So good on that, all fixed. Just needed to think about it.

I realized when i turn on the netbook I get this error as well

"RUNDLL
Error Loading C:\WINDOWS\abinodijipatax.dll
The specific module could not be found. "

So there is that, and as I mentioned the slow speeds and the browser redirecting. Note: Both IE and Firefox suffering from the redirecting but Comodo Dragon(a slimmer version of Chrome really) doesnt have that problem.

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I believe I am infected but that I also have some poor maintenance problems also.

This is on my old xp pro machine w/sp3
I had posted a few weeks ago and was checking back periodical to see for a replay but I had missed your reply so you folks closed the tread.
I am really sorry I didnt get it started than but am looking to still have this looked by you guys.

My system is really slow, my hard drives where fragmented really bad 80%+ fragmented I was unable to defrag them so I removed the two large file from each drive that had a file that could not be defraged both are massive files. I was able to defrag the first drive but the second defrag but very slowly and afterwords it says it still needs to be defraged I did so in safe mode as well it seems a little faster.

I also downloaded CCleaner and used it, I used it to disable some programs running at startup that where not needed as well
startup is still a little slow but I accept that now with all the startup programs running but I still have a problem with scrolling text whether I'm on the internet or just notepad and moving windows around is really choppy.

When running Mbam I see AdawreAlert it cant be removed by Mbam I tried Rkill all with Mbam.
Also I get a message when trying to run Spybot - Search & Destroy.
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Windows - No Disk
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There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive ???????.
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A:Multiple issues

Please download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware FreeDouble-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.If it will not start, go to Start > All Prgrams > SUPERAntiSpyware and click on Alternate Start.If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.Click the "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and under Scanner Options, make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking cookies.Terminate memory threats before quarantining.Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program.Do not run a scan just yet.Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon... Read more

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Here is the rundown:

Windows 98se, IE 5.5sp1. Have searched MS site and tried all thier "fixes" and still nothing. Have tried uninstalling 5.5 and reinstalling but can only attempt to repair when I choose to uninstall (two dlls are "too old", scrrun.dll & urlmon.dll). Have reinstalled hoping to overwrite. Have done sfc to restore the dlls. Have put build 3802 of virtual machine on.

OKAY! Here is the problems. When I attempt to run Windows Update it tells me I'm running an older version of IE 5 and Internet Tools and that I need to update, gives me the link, I download so it can tell me that I am already running a newer version and aborts the install.

When I attempt to login into most sites (I notice CGI is in the address for these sites) I can only get a "PAGE CANNOT BE DISPLAYED" message. Refreshing does not help. I do not have PCT or TLS selected in security options.

If I click on anything related to javascript, nothing happens.

Hope this is enough info for ya! LOL!

Appreciate any help you can be.

[Edited by katkandu on 05-30-2001 at 09:10 AM]
 

A:IE 5.5 sp1 and Multiple Issues

http://www.windows-help.net/windows98/troub-20.shtml, might help the new version/old version update problem.

Do you have your Internet Security level set to Medium in Tools > Internet Options > Security tab?
Have you tried clicking the Restore Defaults button on the Advanced tab?
 

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Ok so my computer was running just fine with no issues other than the "run.dll" error at startup which didn't affect performance. The power cord shorted out and I didnt use the computer for aprox. 6 months when I purchased a generic Power adapter. Now these are the problems that I have been trying to fix for ages with no luck

1. On startup from Shut down only (usually I keep it in hibernate 90% of the time) after password prompt the screen goes completely white for anywhere from 2 - 5 minutes (sometimes longer) before loading the desktop.

2. Random Crashes usually when on the internet (dreaded blue screen)

3. ***Moderate performance speed offline, Slow performance speed online. (I used to be able to watch youtube and play games like farmville and it all runs so slow now that youtube even after loaded is glitchy like a photo slide show instead of a flowing movie and farmville + other games play at an extremely slow speed.)

4. Battery info says "Plugged in not charging" yet it mysteriously charges after time without ever showing you that it's charging.

5. if power cord is disconnected and reconnected error message "the adapter is not compatable please attach dell 90w adapter blah blah blah" pops up.

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A:Multiple issues please help!

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Hello again! I'm reposting my problem (hopefully!) as per the instructions and probably just as well because I'm one issue down already.

(i) Unable to install Windows updates. Tried all troubleshooting methods. Browsers do not load update webpages.

(ii) Unable to install updates to any other programs, e.g. Pc-cillin, Dell drivers via Windows. However, workaround available from the developers' websites.

(iii) Browsers redirect to unwanted webpages on mouse-click. Observed on both Internet Explorer and Google Chrome from Google search result pages. Explorer redirects to some random search pages (Search.Pro); Chrome redirects to Yahoo! Canada.

(iv) Strange chirping or beeping noises or voice ads pop out through the speakers randomly while connected to the internet. 'End process' on the *.tmp file listed in the Task Manager/ Processes makes them stop.

(v) Random pop-up advertisements through Internet Explorer. Even while not connected to the internet, Explorer windows still pop up with the HTTP 404 error.

I was able to successfully run the DDS log, but GMER Rootkit Scanner was not able to complete a single scan.

With the latter, I shut down all programs and even tried running it in 'safe mode' all to no avail. The 'program stopped running' message flashed on a couple of tries and I got the blue screen on three other attempts. Hence, I'm only able to furnish the two DDS logs, one below and the other as a zipped attachment.

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A:Multiple Issues

Hello and welcome to TSF

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Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding.

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Delete your current copy of Gmer.

Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here to your desktop. Double click the exe file.
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO, then use the following settings for a more complete scan.



Click the image to enlarge it


In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Uncheck the following ... Sections
IAT/EAT
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in your reply.

**Caution**
Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries

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Just a back story. I built my parents a new computer using some of my computers old parts (such as my 9800xt). I replaced my video card with a brand new radeon x1800xt and only realized once I recieved it that it was a PCI express (my mobo was AGP). I ordered a new mobo and processor (775 socket) and figured all would be well when I got my new items. Little did I know that my ram was 184 pin and my new mobo only took 240 pin. So I ordered my new ram. Then I realized my mobo require a 24pin ATX power cord, where as mine was only 20. I ordered an adapter and today I finally got it and hooked everything up.

Here's where my real problems start
1. The second I booted up my computer I was greeted with a funky looking boot up screen: http://img487.imageshack.us/img487/2918/img03535ld.jpg

2. Once that went away, I recieved an error that made me believe my BIOS was fried. It stated
BIOS ROM checksum error
Detecting floppy drive A media...
INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER

3. Finally I got that error to go away and tried to boot into windows. Everytime the windows xp loading screen would fade, my computer would instantly restart While in safe mode, I was able to actually get as far as the pop up asking me if I wanted to use safe mode.

4. I decided to reinstall XP on a different HDD after failing to repair my old install due to BSODs.

5. BSOD after BSOD. I've gotten all sorts of BSODs trying to install windows so far. 0xD1 (IRQ issue), 0x05 (... Read more

A:Multiple Issues, need help, please=)

ooh, add in the 0x8e stop error too! I've almost completed my collection of STOP errors!

Starting to think it's bad ram, but I don't know how to tell for sure.
 

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I am what I would say is a above novice computer person, but I was hit last week with MASSIVE issues on my main PC. I kept it from the other 4 computers on the network.

The instructions say you want as much nfo as possible , so I will give it.
I was at a site I knew I should not have been at, and got hit. I have always used ad-aware, avast anti virus hi jack this etc that download.com recommended. When I got DSL through ATT they offered norton security suite for free, I had bad experiances with it years ago, but figured I would give it a chance, BIG MISTAKE.

I lost total control of my Pc for 8 hours, I slowly managed to shut enough things down and remove .dll files etc to regain some control, internet explorer continued to act like a child on crack. I had to set the ip address at 0.0.0.0 to stop it. I then removed 95% of the programs I had installed on the machine. I can not find my XP PRO cd so I could not do a total reinstall. I can only find part of it, or I would use someone elses copy with my code.

I kept getting various .dll file errors. but finally regained control, set internet explorer back up and fought to get the last of norton out of my registry.

i found this site http://www.techsupportalert.com/best..._utilities.htm and downloaded his recommendations for the most part, it seamed like over kill, but I wanted the best protection I could get. well at the end of installing the programs, on one of the reboots, the task bar and all the icons on the des... Read more

A:multiple issues

Welcome to TSF

Sorry for the delay

Download Combofix and save it to your desktop.

**Note: It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**

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1. Close any open browsers.

2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

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Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.When finished, it will produce a report for you.
Please post the "C:\ComboFix.txt" along with a new HijackThis log for further review.
Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall

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Currently attempting to fix my mother-in-law's computer. The computer runs very slowly, all the directories under Program Files are hidden and default to hidden after computer restart. Firefox searches are frequently hijacked, and IE (though never run) pops up with a critical error after the computer has been running for a few minutes. Upon start up, an error message usually appears stating that the restoration data is corrupt.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am already set up to receive any replies via email.

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DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20
Run by Jacob at 23:28:19 on 2011-07-05
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1050 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Disabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
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Run this tool...then:
Please disable the active protection component of your antivirus and antispyware programs by following the directions that apply Here.
...of those, many people overlook the Windows Defender since, for most, there is no icon for it in the system tray. Scroll through those directives above and look for this application specifically, to make certain it is disabled.

Please download combofix from This Webpage...and read through the instructions there for running the tool.

***Important Note***
Please read through the guidance on that web page carefully and thoroughly...and install the Recovery Console. Using this tool without the Recovery Console installed is NOT RECOMMENDED.

If you have Windows Vista or Windows 7, you can skip the recovery console step...in Vista/7 it's in the System Recovery Options menu. The System Recovery Options menu is on the Windows Vista or Windows 7 installation disc. If Windows doesn't start correctly, you can use these tools to repair startup problems.


The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot into a special recovery (repair) mode that is not otherwise available. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It's a simple procedure that will only take a few moments.

Once installed, a blue screen prompt should appear that reads as follows:

The Recovery Console was successfully installed.

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Hi I cannot update windows error#80073712 I cannot install downloads or most programs error#2502 and 2503,I cannot run sfc/scannow even from a disk boot.I have tried everything onlinewith no success.I also cannot do an upgrade install of windows 7 the install stops,and asks that I restart and install updates. I have no idea what to tryTech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8104 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -235 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 938661 MB, Free - 332337 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0GDG8Y
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled next
 

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Unfortunately I am not sure what singular problem is wrong with my Computer after it was ravaged by teenagers (haha) I suspect the main culprit was a website called "girlsgogames.com" that despit my best efforts they repeatedly returned to. I've taken steps prior to coming here but I want to make absolute sure of my PC's security. the Steps I have taken are as Follows (in no particular Order)Used "Revo Uninstaller Pro" to remove a large number of obvious virus files (using unrecoverable delete)Installed K9 Web Filter and COMODO FirewallAttempted to install Eset NOD32 Antivirus trial but to no avail (Setup would not complete) Scanned using HiJack This!Used Revo Uninstaller to clean up Junk Files and the windows Startup listUninstalled a large number of misc. unrelated programs (just freeing up space by removing games)DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Geoff and John at 19:30:16.42 on Tue 02/09/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_05Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1546 [GMT -8:00]AV: Live PC Care *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7A18D739-1A4B-4373-8137-8E919320C4CA}AV: AntiVir Desktop *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}FW: Live PC Care *enabled* {5A4FAA64-087C-4467-8E46-C72E14834DD3}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\W... Read more

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Hello,My name is Syler and I will be helping you to solve your Malware issues. If you have since resolved your issues I would appreciate if youwould let me no so I can close this topic, if you still need help please let me no what issues you are still having, in your next reply.We 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.Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)Please download GMER from one of the following locations, and save it to your desktop:Main MirrorThis version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)Zip MirrorThis version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs, as this process may crash your computer.Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security program drivers will not conflict with gmer's driver.Double click on Gmer to run it.Allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.You may see a rootkit warning window, If you do, click No.Untick the following boxes on the right side of the Gmer sc... Read more

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Hi Guys - I have scanned with spybot, adaware, trend, norton ... as suggested. I had multiple issues including smithfraud, wildtangent, microsoftsecuritycenter_disabled, among others. They have been cleaned but I continue to have issues. My PC runs very slow and opens IE upon boot. Most of the time the PC will freeze up and at other times clicking a link from my home page will cause the page 'unable to display page' to appear. If I open a new IE from the desktop or the tray it operates fine. My HJT log is below and I would be grateful if any one could help out and point me in the right direction. THANKS!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:25:24 PM, on 7/13/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe... Read more

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Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum torquewrench My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.*Warning*c:\windows\ws32.exe [Troj/LegMir-RL] is,or has been present on your pc.Troj/LegMir-RL is a password stealing Trojan for the Windows platform.If your computer was used for online banking or has credit card information on it, all passwords should be changed immediately to include those used for email, eBay and forums. You should consider them to be compromised. They should be changed by using a different computer and not the infected one,if not an attacker may get the new passwords and transaction information. Banking and credit card institutions should be notified of the possible security breech.Since your computer was compromised read:?How to report ID theft, fraud, drive-by installs, hijacking and malware?:http://www.dslreports.com/faq/10451-----------------------------------------------Copy and paste the following bold blue text in the Quote box below into Notepad.Click on File(in the menu at the top)>Save as../Save as Type: 'All Files' /File name: fix.bat to your desktop.Then double click on the fix.bat file on your desktopYou'll see a black screen flash,thats [email protected] offsc stop Windows MS32workstationsc delete Windows MS32workstationRestart your pc.-----------------------------------------------Please download Combofix and save to your desktop:Note: It is important that it is saved directly to yo... Read more

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