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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

*** the speed issue on my computer stops when I disconnect from the adapter (sometimes) like today all the games and everything ran smooth and super fast then the power cord came loose and it started running slow again when I connected ... Read more

A:Multiple issues please help!

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Hi there,

I've been dealing with multiple issues lately, including:

1. A pop-up of "Generic host process for Win32 Services has encountered a problem and needs to close"
2. Google links redirecting to generic search pages and spam pages
3. The display theme automatically switches to Windows Classic, and removes Windows XP from the drop down menu in Display Properties.
4. Pop-up windows in Firefox telling me I've won a $1,000 Walmart gift card
5. The occasional "Security Adviser" pop-up (which I end task through Task Manager)

Earlier this week I removed a rogue Microsoft Security Essentials program by going through my Application Data file, removing the main file, and cleaning the rest of its parts with MBAM.

What I've done to try and find the root cause of the current situation:

MBAM scans show no infections

HijackThis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:43:14 PM, on 11/18/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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I have run everything i can get my hands on to try and solve my problems and have gotten rid of a few. Now I have the SYSTEM32 folder showing up on boot up, there are some strange things being put into the startup registery...something is running that i just can't find. I would appreciate any help you guys can give me.

Hijackthis file:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:03:08 PM, on 2/4/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Matt\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = about:blank
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
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A:I seem to have multiple issues...help please

Run a virus scan online

http://housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/start_corp.asp

and adware http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/download/
all this should not be there:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [] c:\WINDOWS\System32\
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ <] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ </tr>
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ <td bgcolor="#000033" align="center"><img src="/icons/home_header.jpg" width="638" height="65"><] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ <td bgcolor="#000033" align="center"><img src="/icons/home_header.jpg" width="638" height="65"></td>
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ </ta] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ </table>
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ ] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ <br>
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ <] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ </tr>
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ <td bordercolor="#FFFFFF" bgcolor="#000033"><font color="#FFFFFF" size="+1">Gett] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ <td bordercolor="#FFFFFF" bgcolor="#000033"><font color="#FFFFFF" size="+1">Getting
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ Connected </font><] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ Connected </font></td>
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ <td valign="top" bordercolor="#FFFF] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ <td valign="top" bordercolor="#FFFFFF">
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ The below links will outline the procedu] c:\WINDOWS\System32\ The below link... 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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Hope everyone is having better days than mine, lol. Alright, First. Malwarebytes isn't allowing Adobe Flash player 12.0 r0 to download. Second, Adobe flash keeps crashing all the time. Third, Spybot isn't picking anything up yet Malwarebytes picked up some 261 PUP.optional.outbrowse and I run both programs everyday. Also, what is Microsoft Security Essentials and is it even needed? Last thing I promise, I am receiving mass amounts of about blank tabs from Firfox and I cannot seem to do anything about it, also wierd tabs keep appearing. Sorry for the un-orginized list of crap but would be tight if someone could help me out.
 
Brandon

A:Multiple issues, need some serious help I believe.

Microsoft Security Essentials is just another Antivirus program (do you have one installed?)
 
You do not list your Operating System or any other details.
Please help us by running these few scans
 
 
First -
Download Screen317 Security Check and save it to your Desktop.
* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt
* Please Copy / Paste the contents of that document back here.
Note:: If a security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to do so.
 
 
Next -
Please download MiniToolBox to your desktop to run it.
Checkmark following boxes:
* List content of Hosts
* Flush DNS
* Report IE Proxy Settings
* Reset IE Proxy Settings
* Report FF Proxy Settings
* Reset FF Proxy Settings
* List last 10 Event Viewer log
* List Installed Programs
* List Devices (do NOT change any settings here)
* List Users, Partitions and Memory size
Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
Click Go and Copy / Paste the result. (result.txt)

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I think I recently got some sort of malware on my laptop. My desktop became totally black and only the my computer icon and the recycling bin was present I was also getting multiple error messages. I ran malwarebytes but it did not help. I did a system restore to a date before the problem started and things returned to normal for the most part. There are still some issues however:

1. I keep getting a netflix error code saying the settings in internet explorer and firefox need to be changed. i made the necessary changes but i still get the error code.

2. icons on my desktop are greyed out. they work as if nothing is wrong, but they are grey. most of these are documents.

3. i get a notification in the bottom left corner saying internet explorer has stopped working and is restarting. but, i never open internet explorer in the first place.

4. certain websites are redirected to random pages

I attached a hijackthis log.

A:Multiple Issues

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer! I am HelpBot: an automated program designed to help the Bleeping Computer Staff better assist you! This message contains very important information, so please read through all of it before doing anything. 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. 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. To help Bleeping Computer better assist you please perform the following steps:*************************************************** In order to continue receiving help at BleepingComputer.com, YOU MUST tell me if you still need help or if your issue has already been resolved on your own or through another resource! To tell me this, please click on the following link and follow the instructions there.CLICK THIS LINK >>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/logreply/426629 <<< CLICK THIS LINK If you no longer need help, then all you needed to do was the previous instructions of telling me so. You can skip the rest of this post. If you do need help please continue with Step 2 below.*************************************************** If you still need help, I would like you to post a Reply to this topic (click the "Add Reply" button in the lo... Read more

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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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Good evening.

Thank you in advance for taking a look at my issues.

I run Windows Vista Home Premium on an Acer AMD Turion 6 X2 Mobile Technology TL-58 with 2GB of ram.

I'm having some issues lately and have already been to the malware site

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f100/having-multiple-issues-397568.html#post2253080 and they helped a great deal. However I'm still having issues.

First I'm not able to install Windows updates. I recieve error codes 8024402C and 57e whenever I

attempt to update.

2nd I can not seem to log onto any account other than my admin account. If I attempt to log onto

one of my standard user accounts it goes to a blue screen and freezes (not the typical "blue

screen of death" but just a blank screen.



3rd IE is extremly slow to load initially(3-5 minutes). Once my homepage finally does come u, I

seem to be able to surf well.

4th something is going on with my dvd players. I'm beginning to think that this is hardware

related. But on a off chance I'll mention it. Media player will no longer autostart. When I

attempt to start manually it seems to start, but runs so slow that I can see the frames. If it

runs at all It usually just freezes.

5th on occasions avast (my antivirus) seems to freeze and will not allow me to surf the web, I

cut off the resident shield for a moment then turn it back on and the problem usually goes away

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A:Multiple issues Plz Help if possible

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Ok before i post Hijackthis log, here are a couple of things:1. I have already booted into safe mode and ran anti-spyware, anti-virus, and registry mechanic, and followed all isntructions.2. Here are a list of the problematic symptoms:a) Computer will NOT shut down, everything turns off (including monitor) but computer stays on. Appears to be working hard.B ) Computer has been running slow and choppy (all fans are working, comp is not hot)c) Internet takes up to 10 seconds to open homepage. Once open, runs smooth.d) AIM IM window will not blink upon receiving message (This seems unrelated, but thought i would include anyway. I have also uninstalled and reinstalled it 3 times with 3 versions with no avail)Here is my normal mode log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:47:13 AM, on 11/12/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.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:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\Program Files\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program ... Read more

A:Multiple Issues

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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 some serious problems. I have a dell Dimension running WinXP. I've noticed more and more problems over the last couple of months, but tried to fight them using anti-virus (Symentec Corporate with weekly auto-update), Ad-Aware, and Ewido (freeware). However, recently the problem has gotten worse, and tonight I find that my security programs do not work. I cannot access the Symantec control panel, either from the system tray or the file icon in explorer, and both Ad-Aware and Ewido crash while running. I ran several of the free scans on the post pinned in this forum. The Panda software site found several viruses and said it deleted them, but who knows. Other problems: my auto-update for Windows turns off every time I restart my computer, I am getting redirected from Google searches to other random search pages, and I keep getting popups for "WinFixer" and some other supposed security software.

EDIT: CCleanup also crashes when I try to run the registry analyzer.

Here's my HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:55:53 PM, on 5/7/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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A:Multiple issues!

You may want to print out these instructions for reference, since you will have to restart your computer during the fix.
You have mutiple infections, this may take a few passes to get it all.


Please download FixWareout from one of these sites:
http://downloads.subratam.org/Fixwareout.exe
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/file...Fixwareout.exe

Save it to your desktop and run it. Click Next, then Install, make sure "Run fixit" is checked and click Finish.
The fix will begin; follow the prompts. You will be asked to reboot your computer; please do so. Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.

Once the desktop loads a text file will open (report.txt), you can close it - the file has already been saved.

Run HijackThis. Click "Do a System Scan Only", and place a check next to the following items (if found):

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [lich] lich.exe
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{04556403-1116-407F-B8EE-6727039AAEF2}: NameServer = 85.255.115.99,85.255.112.90
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{04556403-1116-407F-B8EE-6727039AAEF2}: NameServer = 85.255.115.99,85.255.112.90

Click FIX CHECKED. Close HijackThis.

Locate the following file, and delete it:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\lich.exe

Finally, please post the contents of the text file that opened earlier (you can find it at C:\fixwareout\report.txt ), at the end of this fix..


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For a while, a few months now my computer seems like its falling apart. I can't find any viruses when I scan and defragmentation comes out clean. I've ignored it as probably just my computer getting old, though its only like 1-2 years old.

Anyway first thing that would happen is right clicking like folders and files inside folders started taking a long while. But it would do it quickly after the first lag.

Then half of the time I inserted or removed my earbuds or speakers, the sound would completely cut out. And I would have to restart my computer to get it back. Troubleshooting sound didn't work and it seemed as far as the computer was concerned, sound was exiting the system. As the volume measurement sound bars would go up and down.

But just today, two thing happened. First chrome completely stopped working just about, I would try tro load chrome and nothing would happen. I went to uninstall and it said chrome was still active. then like ten minute later chrome loaded up. I closed out of chrome and tried starting it to see if it wold do that super lag again and it did! But edge and firefox work fine.

But more importantly, I absolutely cannot right click files anymore.Every time I do, it goes all (Not responding) and sits there forever.

Please tell me the magical easy fix for all this.

This is my system info.

OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Version 10.0.10240 Build 10240
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
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Hi, you may remember me from such threads as Nothing on Monitor After Replacing Motherboard.
XPS 8700, Win 8.1
Long story short, Dell told me I needed a new motherboard and it was replaced, although the graphics card seemed to be the issue, and since then that has been replaced with a refurbished one.
There are three issues I have at the moment though that I wasn't experiencing with my other motherboard...
1. When I first try to shut down the computer, it shuts down, then boots up again. When I shut it down again though it does shut down.
2. 2 ram slots closest to the fan aren't working. When I have all 4 ram in, I get the 4 beeps on start up.
3. The graphics card fan revs high, then stops sporadically.

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Howdy folks, Win XP. I've got the 2010 bug, attempted to run AVG and Ariva but the system crashes before they can complete, then blue screen, automatic re-boot and it starts all over again. I've downloaded Combofix, HJT and Spybot but they won't install after clicking on the saved exe. ATF cleaner will install but doesn't help. Any ideas?
 

A:Multiple issues?

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I'm currently running Vista Business 32bit SP2 on a Dell Vostro 1200 notebook, core 2 duo 1.ghz. Below are all the problems. Apologies for the wall of text.

Lately my computer has been doing weird things...Firstly, it randomly froze requiring manual restart. This at first was rare, in the past few days has been increasingly frequent. These freezes have ceased since I installed SP2.

One particular restart resulted in the sound becoming stuttery with distortion and 'staticky' sounds, and music played slower. This is ALL sound. I did notice that the Vista startup sounds were fine. All sounds after logging in were distorted. Also it caused video to skip and in general any graphics lag. Games however are stuttery and 'lag'.

Typing is extremely frustrating as every few seconds the computer lags and a keystroke is missed. No such problems occur when browsing the net or explorer. Sometimes when typing when I use the shift key something happens as if the shiftkey is held down (ie all caps) when typing.

It is as if the cpu is running at ~100% in terms of video and audio. Actual usage is <10%. I don't think it's a hardware issue as one time all the above problems disappeared after 30mins. And came back when I updated iTunes... The clock also seems to slow and get out of time.

HJT log attached

Any help would be much appreciated
 

A:Some help please...multiple issues

hi and welcome to TSG have you updated your drivers,try running without itunes run sfc /scnw http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/66978-system-files-sfc-command.html and chkdsk http://maximumpcguides.com/windows-vista/how-to-use-check-disk-in-windows-vista/
 

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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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(Hope i have posted in right section)
Ok, so i just bought a computer from my friend (running vista ultimate), and put some new ram into it (Its all the same make of ram but ram was second hand) to go along with the existing ram, it was working fine for a good few days now it has started to BSOD every now and again and somtimes says no audio device installed when i log back in i system resore (which it says doesnt work but brings back my sound) only to have to do it again after it BSOD's

Then i shut down the computer and turned it back on this morning like normal and now it only brings up a temporary profile and thats everytime i restart the computer, if i try to play games or watch videos or listen to music i am getting this stuttering problem where the sound goes jittery and the game im playing freezes and comes back on in a second or two even though it should be running them no problem.

also it wont allow windows updates. "Windows cant check for updates"

Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+ 3.01 GHz

RAM : 5.00GB Crosair

System type: 32-bit Operating System

I know a bit about computers but im no expert so i dont know what info will help or not.

Thanks in advance for anyone that would like to help!
 

A:Multiple issues! wth?

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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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Our video card went out a while back and we have just been using the onboard one.

A couple weeks ago we put a new one in, which did not work. When we took it out, Google Chrome was a mess. We reinstalled it, but lost Adblock. The puzzle piece icon is just black now and says website not found when clicked on.

We decided to try the new graphics card one more time before returning it...........that is when we lost our sound. Shortly after that (same afternoon) AVG Resident Shield picked up Trojan hose Exploit.SWR-c.APS and healed it. It was in Users\(Name)|AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Cache\(number) . We installed Malware Bytes and then ran it and it detected a few things and dealt with them. Nothing detected on either since.

Now our computer is VERY slow. We still have no sound. The graphics card is being returned, so we currently do not have one again.

We are on a 2Mb/1Mb plan. Speed tests run around 1.5Mbps / .15 Mbps .

The upload is sooooo and the computer itself takes a lot longer to switch pages, etc and to shut down and start up. Our telephone company IT guy said it was something on a device/computer that is maxxing out the upload and slowing everything down.

Any thoughts?

I had a thread in software before, as the sound was the issue we were trying to fix in the beginning.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/no-sound-after-trying-new-graphics-card.1162461/#post-9180092
 

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HP Pavilion dv5-1002nr (laptop/vista 32).

1) My pc refuses to shutdown or come out of hibernation. It'll get to the "shutting down" blue screen, but refuses to advance.

- It also does the same thing with any windows updates. It gets to to the 1 out of x updates blue screen, but it won't make any progress.

-I used "end it all" to make sure all problems are off before I attempt to log off, still no luck.

2) I can't INSTALL/UNINSTALL ANYTHING.

For example, if I attempt to download a program off of the internet, once the file is downloaded and I get to the install wizard, it continuously freezes at "please wait...".

-I'm trying to upgrade my drives, but when I try to uninstall the previous drive it stays at "uninstalling devices" for hours...

3) Audio, another pain. I have a 5.1 surround sound. My sound card only supports a "3.1" setup. Any way, the bass is extremely loud compared to the speakers. The bass is irrationally high compared to what I'm listening to. making the system almost useless.

4) Game performance. For one, it's impossible to install any patches, or updates for my drivers. Second (and probably due to the issue stated), it can barely run games such as Mass Effect, Oblivion, Crysis, etc. The only game I can successfully run is Half Life 2 and it's mods.

My computer sucks at life?

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I have a couple of problems that seemed to have started all at the same time. I was viewing a v-bullentin web sight & while downloading photos, my computer locked up and would not respond to any inputs by me. I could not get task manager to come up so, I just turned the thing off. Upon restart, it wanted to do disc check. Upon completion of that it went back to wanted to do disc check again, and again in a loop. Now it does this evey time I start it up. I also get the Norton window popping up with the 3039,1 error which will not repair itself. What now? Is a registry cleaner the answer? I am NOT computer guy, so please keep it LCD for me. Vista Home Premium, HP Compac Presario PC.

A:Help-multiple issues.

easy fix do a system restore back to yesterday's ...

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Went out of town for the weekend with my brother having permission to use my PC while I was away...return to a messed up computer. Browser redirect, 2 error messages (pictured) on startup and while annoying, none of those seem quite as bad as the last. Randomly after logging in, could be 2 minutes, could be 2 hours, I get "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience." After which I can no longer open any new applications. I can't access http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/ or post here from my PC because "The network link was interrupted while negotiating a connection. Please try again."


HJT (yay flash drives):

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:16:17 PM, on 8/4/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3, v.3311 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Multiple Issues

Hi

Please do the following:
Please download exeHelper to your desktop.

Double-click on exeHelper.com to run the fix.
A black window should pop up, press any key to close once the fix is completed.
Post the contents of log.txt (Will be created in the directory where you ran exeHelper.com)
Note If the window shows a message that says "Error deleting file", please re-run the program before posting a log - and post the two logs together (they will both be in the one file).
NEXT
Please download MBRCheck.exe to your desktop.

Be sure to disable your security programs
Double click on the file to run it (Vista and Windows 7 users will have to confirm the UAC prompt)
A window will open on your desktop
if an unknown bootcode is found you will have further options available to you, at this time press N then press Enter twice.
If nothing unusual is found just press Enter
A .txt file named MBRCheck_mm.dd.yy_hh.mm.ss should appear on your desktop.
Please post the contents of that file.

NEXT
Please download DDS from either of these links

LINK 1
LINK 2

and save it to your desktop.

Disable any script blocking protection
Double click dds.pif to run the tool.
When done, two DDS.txt's will open.
Save both reports to your desktop.
---------------------------------------------------
Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:

DDS.txt
Attach.txt.

NEXT
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First of all, I'm simply a basic computer knowledge guy so I'll simply list my current issues.
 
1. Restarts after normal shutdown procedure.
2. All files/programs to download state they contain a virus and were removed.
3. Windows updates run then when computer restarts, it will no longer have icon/access to internet explorer because of system error in windows and properties were removed.
4. ARO 2012 seems to click off after running cleanup/optimizing checks so seems nothing is done.
 
I use Avast free...and assuming there's a virus causing my problems...but I have no idea how to find it and remove it.
It's a Dell with Windows 7.

A:Multiple Issues For Me

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===I can only suggest at this time that your restores your computer's system files to an earlier point.Go to this Microsoft page.http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows/what-are-system-recovery-options#what-are-system-recovery-options=windows-7Select System restore and follow the instructions.Keep me posted.

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