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Issues with headset and multiple audio software items running at once

Q: Issues with headset and multiple audio software items running at once

Hi all,

I am running an Asus M5A97EVO board on Windows 7 64bit. I run a Logitech G35 headset. So, I left out of province for work last year and was away for 8 months, once I returned I had a Hard drive failure and had to re-install windows on a new harddrive.

I cant recall exactly but I think the following issues came up after the install, they were definantly not there before I went away for work.

I play a PC racing game that uses audio
I use Teamspeak
I listen to Windows Media
I watch YouTube

I used to be able to do all 4 of these at once if I choose to. Now, If I have teamspeak open its hard to get my racing game going, sometimes I have to shutdown teamspeak, then get the game going then try teamspeak again. I cant listen to windows media and youtube videos wont load when I have my game and teamspeak running. If I close them, everything else works normally.

Its like I can only use 1 - 2 audio items at once, its really weird and I am at a loss as to what might be causing this.

Hopefully I have included enough information, anything else let me know and ill get it for you.

Chris,

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I frequently use my USB headset (Razer Kraken Chroma) to talk with friends over Teamspeak. We play games with my PS4 console but I can only use either machine at one time due to the headset only having a USB output. Is there a adapter or some method I can use to allow me to still use my USB headset to talk and listen to my friends while being able to hear the game audio from my PS4 console?


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My old headset had both USB and a 3.5mm jack where I could just plug in the USB my computer and the 3.5mm to the back of my monitor, but my new headset, like I said, only features one USB. I thought about maybe having the console audio play through my PC via Line-In and just have my headset pick up that as well as my Teamspeak audio.

A:How to use multiple audio signals with one USB headset

The Line-In method sounds plausible depending on the line level output of the console. You can't just use the console speaker jack and plug it into the Line-In jack on your PC. Check both your console and PC for the line level specs.

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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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Hello,

I bought a skype Everyman USB Headset and it was sent by Instore, both of them are shockingly horrendous for support, in fact i asked for a full refund and return delivery of product the product a week ago and I'm still awaiting feedback.

Basically when i plug it into my usb port, it plays for upto 30 seconds and begins to click, no other volume can be heard apart from this clicking noise, after a minute the headset disconnects altogether.

I have spent since start of January trying to mend this issue and have finally narrowed it down to a composite audio driver within vista called - Port_#0002.Hub_#0005

If i disable that driver, then the headset does not work at all which in one sense is great because it means i found the controlling audio driver for the headset.

I have Googled and Googled and cannot find an answer how to fix this.

Here is the community support request at Skype that i started, after being pushed off by Instore, i only provide this link for further information.

Everyman USB Headset - Skype Community

I have:
Vista Home Premium 32Bit SP2

I have tried:
Uninstalling and reinstalling all audio driver,
Uninstall, disable old drivers and install a new standalone audio bus driver,
Tried using headset with XP laptop which worked fine with no issues at all
Smashing it against the wall repeatedly before using my head (kidding) lol

Any help or information from the great team here would be brilliant,
Thanks in advanced

regards


Craig

A:Composite audio driver issues when using Skype usb headset

Anyone? lol

I got my refund and i get to keep the headset however i would like the headset to work, they are actually not bad, tried them in my laptop but i don't need them for my laptop (windows 7).

I tried copying over most of the drivers and reg keys to my pc but that did nothing at all....

Regards



Craig

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Hello, Dell Community. I've recently bought a headset with a mic. I also have a headset splitter because theres only one audio jack and there was two cables one for mic and one for audio. Now when I plug it in a pop up comes up asking me the following. Is the device you just plugged into the jack Headphones, Headset, Skullcandy headset, etc. I select headset now the purpose that I bought this headset was recording with the mic in the headset so now I go to record and my dell laptop doesn't pick up the mic and it doesn't play audio. So I go to recording devices and I right click and press show disabled devices and disconnected devices and my headset doesnt show up on the list! So I go through and uninstall and install the drives which also doesn't work I've tried only using the mic plugin. and It doesn't detect it I need help! If anyone can help me out I would appreciate it I'm using a Dell Insprion 3521 Laptop Running Windows 10 64 bit. 

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HelloSo three days ago I wiped all of my drives and installed Windows 10. I have a Corsair Vengenace 2100 headset. I installed the realtek drivers from ASUS download section for my motherboard and then I installed the headset drivers.The problem is that my headset does not record anything through the microphone if I set it to be the default device for audio output. If I have my other computer speakers as the default output device my microphone works just fine.This goes for all the USBs in the back of the motherboard. The headset works just great if I plug in the wireless reciever in the front of the computer.I have tried to reinstall the drivers multiple times and checked a bunch of different settings in the sound manager in windows but nothing seems to work.Have also googled all kinds of things but nothing seems to relate to my problem.I do not have any external sound card plugged into my computer.Thanks for any help provided!

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Hello

So three days ago I wiped all of my drives and installed Windows 10. I have a Corsair Vengenace 2100 headset. I installed the realtek drivers from ASUS download section for my motherboard and then I installed the headset drivers.

The problem is that my headset does not record anything through the microphone if I set it to be the default device for audio output. If I have my other computer speakers as the default output device my microphone works just fine.

This goes for all the USBs in the back of the motherboard. The headset works just great if I plug in the wireless reciever in the front of the computer.

I have tried to reinstall the drivers multiple times and checked a bunch of different settings in the sound manager in windows but nothing seems to work.

Have also googled all kinds of things but nothing seems to relate to my problem.

I do not have any external sound card plugged into my computer.

Thanks for any help provided!

EDIT: Can be closed as I found the win 10 forum after I made the thread. Sorry!

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hello, i have my gaming laptop, an asus g75 ,connected to a tv through hdmi as a 2nd screen and i also have my normal speakers plugged in through the headphone jack. i was wondering how i could split my audio? like if i want to have a movie playing on the TV for someone but i also want to play a game on PC with headphones in without hearing the movie thats playing on the other screen or hearing the game sounds over the movie, so far ive only figured how to get both audio channels playing at once through tv and speakers =/ what is a good program to use to do this? {preferably a free one)

 









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    I can't figure out how to fix this. I noticed that, when I'm watching a video, my headset's mic will relay the audio coming into my headset. Disabling Stereo Mix doesn't fix it. The physical controller that's on my headset cable doesn't stop it from happening, as even if I turn the volume knob all the way down and flick the mute switch, it's still picking up the audio. Muting my headset from within the computer stops the mic from hearing it, as does switching to my speakers that are plugged into the front jack. My headset is a 3.5mm jack type plugged into the back of the computer, directly into the motherboard.
     

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    HELLO TO ALL !

    I am knew on the board. Greetings

    I installed a NEW Logitech USB Headset 350 onto my Winows XP Service Pack 2 generic 'puter.

    I now have no speaker sound and no option shows except the headset and "Modem #1 line ".

    It sorta looks like I have no speaker drivers .

    Unplugging the headset does not help.

    Anybody know how to fix this problem so I am not forced to wear a headset for audio ALL OF THE TIME ?

    HELP !

    (ME)
     

    A:Installed new USB Headset NOW no speaker audio even if I unplug the headset

    Yeah, my USB headset was a little weird at first as well.

    Try going into your volume control (Start > All Programs > Accessories > Entertainment > Volume Control):
    1. Click Options
    2. Properties
    3. Change the mixer device from the USB headset to your speakers.

    Should work.

    Also should note you can change the output settings in most audio software (for example: Windows Media Player, Winamp, etc.) so if you can't hear anything from your speakers when using those programs, try fiddling with those settings as well. I know for Winamp it's Options > Preferences > Plug-ins > Output > double-click the plug-in you use (mine is out_ds.dll) and again change it to your speakers using the drop down menu.
     

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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... Read more

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    Is there any way to listen to two different audio feeds from my computer and be able to cut just one of them off as necessary with a keystroke? Here’s the deal, presently, I listen to a fire department live feed over a web site thru Widows Media Player 11, and at the same time, have the AOL radio station for Jazz on too, just for light background music. I can presently do that with no trouble, but is there any way to be able to, with a quick keystroke, control AOL’s music independently on/off as necessary? I know that I can go in and “X” out the AOL music, but I’m looking for a better solution. Thanks for help
     

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    Aaaanyway, I have found a few threads on other forums relating to this issue and have tried the suggested thoughts on how to resolve this issue. Apparently this has been going on since at least CS2 and my install was CS5. However, none of the suggestions have worked. (And I'm not yet ready to wipe my hard drive clean as someone else had to do!)

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    Okay so I've been getting Blue screens for a while now and they've occurred irregularly however there are certain things that seem to "Speed up" the process...
    for example when i try to play a decent game it runs it fine for 3/4 hours before BSOD-ing but when i play anything that's too demanding on specs like Battlefield 4, League Of Legends, or trying to render a video using Camtasia Studio 8 it just dies on me within the first 15 minutes.

    I posted a thread about this a while back but no luck at all, things i tried included:
    -Rolling back my Nvidia drivers to Stable builds
    -Purchased and installed new graphics card
    -Re-seated processor
    -Wiped and re-installed windows 7 several times from various copies
    -Re-seated RAM and swapped over
    -8 passes of Memtest86
    -Monitored temperature of GPU and CPU with no abnormalities
    -Full scan of Microsoft Security Essentials

    Will attach some of the Dump files in a bit,
    Any idea how top get SF_Diagnostic to work ?

    Update: recently re-seated my Graphics card again and it's now running half of the things with no BSOD's this is great and all but the fact it still dies is annoying

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    DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
    Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
    Run by mholcombe at 7:31:15 on 2011-11-29
    Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.4095.2393 [GMT -5:00]
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    SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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    Hi,

    I am facing this problem with my Acer Laptop. since morning i have noticed that multiple iexplore.exe are running in the taskmanager with randon audio also being played in the background.

    OS: WIN XP SP3
    Antivirus: Avast Home
    Anti Malware: Malwarebytes Anti Malware & Prevx.

    Please help.. m totally stuck with this making me go crazy..!!x

    Here is the Hijack Log:

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    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
    Scan saved at 21:23:08, on 08/07/2010
    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:\Program Files\Trusteer\Rapport\bin\RapportMgmtService.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    D:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    D:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\avastUI.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\tcpsvcs.exe
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    C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    C:\Program Files\Trusteer\Rapport\bin\RapportService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\SNDVOL32.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Prevx\prevx.exe
    C:\Program Files\Prevx\prevx.exe
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    Hi TQN,

    I will be handling your log to help you get cleaned up. Please give me some time to look it over and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

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    Hello,I am running Windows XP SP 3. I always use Chrome as my normal browser but over the last few weeks have noticed multiple iexplore.exe process running in task manager. The iexplore.exe processes are always running under the SYSTEM account. When my audio is on i can hear the IE "click" indicating a window is opened, yet no browser actually opens. I also hear audio clips of commercials, such as Slim Jim commercials and other random ads. I also receive Internet Explorer error windows asking me to either Continue or Cancel.I ran the recommended Anti-Malware software and that seem to just masque the problem. While the iexplore.exe processes are no longer visible in task manager, they are running as hidden processes, with all the same symptoms as mentioned above.If i try to actually open the IE Browser, the computer thinks for a bit, but never actually opens the window.The DDS Log contents are pasted below and i'm attaching the DDS Attach and GMER (Ark.txt) Logs. Thanks for any assistance you can provide in advance!DanDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Dan at 17:51:40.54 on Tue 07/27/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18241 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_14Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3062.2279 [GMT -4:00]AV: avast! Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:�... Read more

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    Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. You can subscribe by clicking the Options box to the right of your topic title and selecting Track This Topic.Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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    Greetings, Blessed Helpers!After removing rogue software using Malwarebytes, I was not able to use Orbit downloader nor watch streaming videos on my favorite site. I'm running Windows XP on a six year old Gateway laptop that has rarely had problems. My friend advised me to install IE8. Here is what I did :Installed IE8, still couldnt use media sites.Tried to uninstall IE8-- woudn't uninstallUninstalled Windows Service Pack 3 on the advice of someone else.IE8 still wouldn't uninstall. IE7 stopped working entirely.Reinstalled Service Pack 3-- IE7 came back with same media problem.Ran multiple System Restores during these efforts. No improvement.Reinstalled Orbit. At this point, the Google Redirect virus infected the machine.Firefox stopped working.AdAware and Malwareabytes didn't pick up the infection.Upon rebooting, this window appeared, but not at every reboot: apdproxy.exe Unable to locate component. This application failed to install because ConnAPI.DLL was not found. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.I have no idea what to do next, other than buy a MAC, but that's an expensive fix.Thank you for your attention; thanks for this site.Mariella************DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Owner at 19:42:34.41 on Tue 06/22/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1279 [GMT -5:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:�... Read more

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    Hi Mariella,Welcome to Malware Removal (VTSMR) forum. I am going to assist you with your problem.Please refrain from making any changes to your system (scanning or running other tools, updating Windows, installing applications, removing files, etc.) from now on as it might interfere with our fixes. In case of making changes I shall assume my assistance is not needed any more.If the issue is not resolved please update me on the current condition of your computer.

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    Hello,

    We've been running Windows 7 professional x64 and have been getting BSOD errors at various frequencies. However, I have noticed a few patterns:

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    -Once in awhile we'll get a "Catalyst control center has stopped working" window popping up. This sometimes means that a BSOD is going to happen soon.

    -Updating Windows has been a challenge. I've had to manually download a few packages and some flat-out do not work.

    I am inexperienced in solving these types of problems so let me know if you need any additional information. I'll attach the output from the posting instructions diagnostic tool.

    Thank you!

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    A:BSOD running Geneious Software, multiple errors and codes

    Welcome to SF wwysoc2 .
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    I have vista 32 bit ultimate. Any suggestions?

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    Hi, I'm new to this forum, I'm posting my hijack this log in hopes someone can help me find something I'm missing. I've run my symantec, spybot, adaware, malwarebytes, trendmicro and they all say my computers clean. so now I ran this and am postingIE is running in the background even tho ie hasn't been opened by me, I've started using firefox, but that's not the fix. I have notice when I try to log into an internet connection, my own wired, or a random wireless, by firewall (windows) gets disconnected. also, my outlook express is sending multiple copies of emailsthanx in advanceSallhLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:24:42 PM, on 3/2/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: Normal Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\Goo... Read more

    A:iexplorer.exe running in background, multiple issues

    Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again. Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT. Click Continue at the disclaimer screen. Please post the contents of log.txt. Thank you for your patience.Please see Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem. If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped. Please post your HijackThis log as a reply to this thread and not as an attachment. I am always leery of opening attachments so I always request that HijackThis logs are to be posted as a reply to the thread. I do not think that you are attaching anything scary but others may do so. While we are working on your HijackThis log, please: Reply to this thread; do not start another! Do not make any changes on your computer during the cleaning process or download/add programs on your computer unless instructed to do so. Do not run any other tool until instruc... Read more

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    Hello,Yesterday my computer started playing audio intermittently. It seemed to be chunks of radio or TV broadcasts. I ran a full Malwarebytes scan, and it found a couple of objects which it removed.Files Detected: 2C:\ProgramData\doeR23dF.exe (Heuristics.Shuriken) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\0.645282714424513.exe (Heuristics.Shuriken) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.Then I ran Rooter. The log from Rooter seemed ok; nothing was found but there were several entries of the following type that seemed odd to me (although I freely admit that I don't know anything):______ ?????????? (5104)______ ?????????? (4132)______ ?????????? (4192)______ ?????????? (4380)______ ?????????? (4716)Finally I ran a scan with Hijack This. I will post the log below.I checked what processes were running on my computer, and found multiple instances of IE running, along with an executable called doeR23dF.exe. I never use IE, so I disabled it via the control panel. The random audio stopped.As of my last rebooting, Malwarebytes alerts me constantly (this happens about every minute or minute and a half) of the following malicious process being blocked:2012/06/22 02:31:14 -0400 LAPTOP Mick IP-BLOCK 206.161.121.3 (Type: outgoing, Port: 59936, Process: svchost.exe)I posted about this last night, but in the wrong area, and Bleeping Computer staff directed me to the Preparation Guide. So I have now run dds.s... Read more

    A:Multiple IEs running unprovoked, doeR23dF.exe (?), intermittent streams of audio

    Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
    We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
    Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
    Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
    A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the ... Read more

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 56

    Good morning

    Recently had some malware/spyware problems that I thought I had cleaned up but have had persistant problems ever since. Most noticibly I get constant audio adverts playing in the background at odd intervals. These appear to be linked to iexplore.exe as the audio stops when ever I end the process in task manager. However, they pop back up again in task manager a few seconds later. I rarely if ever use internet explorer but these exe files are showing up regardless.

    Not sure where to begin so hope someone can help me. Thanks in advance.
     

    A:Random Audio playing in background, multiple iexplore.exe running

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 55.6

    I'm not sure whether to system restore or fight to try and fix my laptop but here are the problems that I am aware of.

    - Recently the audio turns off randomly, USUALLY it turns off if I turn up the volume on the computer.
    - The laptop has been getting progressively slower over the years
    - The Icon Tray at the bottom, near the clock is broken, when I click the little arrow to expand, it takes about 10 seconds to load and then pops up as a huge, white, empty box. It takes a good few minutes for the box to close if I click on another window and the whole computer freezes up during that time.
    - When I go to "Folder Options" and then go to "View", the icon for "Files and Folders" is a black square, and where "Hidden files and folders" is, there is another black box next to that with the two options listed in caps lock; "NOHIDDEN" and "SHOWALL". Both of which are un-ticked and cannot be ticked (I can provide pictures for any of these claims if that helps, I'm not the best at articulation).

    Over the years I've tried various methods to fix problems that I just pick up from the internet when others get help, I've never actually sought help that applies directly to me. Here are my FRST and Addition logs.
    FRST

    Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:28-08-2015
    Ran by Hero (administrator) on KAPPELLAJ (28-08-2015 21:23:27)
    Running from C:\Users\admin\Desktop
    Loaded Profiles: Hero (A... Read more

    A:Slow laptop, Audio Faulty, multiple issues

    ==================== One Month Created files and folders ========

    (If an entry is included in the fixlist, the file/folder will be moved.)

    2015-08-28 21:23 - 2015-08-28 21:24 - 00025617 _____ C:\Users\admin\Desktop\FRST.txt
    2015-08-28 21:22 - 2015-08-28 21:23 - 00000000 ____D C:\FRST
    2015-08-28 21:21 - 2015-08-28 21:21 - 02186752 _____ (Farbar) C:\Users\admin\Desktop\FRST64.exe
    2015-08-28 18:52 - 2015-08-28 18:52 - 00001945 _____ C:\Windows\epplauncher.mif
    2015-08-28 18:46 - 2015-08-28 18:46 - 00002123 _____ C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Microsoft Security Essentials.lnk
    2015-08-28 18:45 - 2015-08-28 18:46 - 00000000 ____D C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client
    2015-08-28 18:45 - 2015-08-28 18:45 - 00000000 ____D C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client
    2015-08-24 12:51 - 2015-08-24 12:51 - 00000000 ____D C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\com.playsaurus.heroclicker
    2015-08-24 12:49 - 2015-08-24 12:49 - 00000222 _____ C:\Users\admin\Desktop\Clicker Heroes.url
    2015-08-24 12:49 - 2015-08-24 12:49 - 00000000 ____D C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Steam
    2015-08-24 12:45 - 2015-08-24 12:45 - 00000000 ____D C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Steam
    2015-08-24 12:45 - 2015-08-24 12:45 - 00000000 ____D C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\CEF
    2015-08-24 12:39 - 2015-08-24 15:39 - 00000000 ____D C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam
    2015-08-24 12:39 - 2015-08-24 12:39 - 00000973 _____ C:\Users\Public\Desktop\Steam.lnk
    2015-08-24 12:39 - 201... Read more

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 54.8

    Hello,

    This thread is in regards multiple issues with my friends Laptop. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    He's running an Inspiron 6000 which is pretty new and well taken care of.
    For the past few months the Genuine Microsoft Software always prompts upon login as well as stays in the system tray. I remember going through this once a while back and clearing it through the Microsoft website, but it returned and now when I go to the website it appears 'approved' or 'cleared' so there's nothing left for me to do.

    Why did this appear in the first place and how can we get rid of it.

    Even more recently, specific websites on the computer will no longer load. I.E. Google, AOL, Myspace and so on...

    I have read numerous threads regarding attempting to clear the cashe by ipconfig/flushdns and clearing your coockies and history. Also change the security settings and attempting to turn off the firewall.

    When we used www.sureproxy.com the websites loaded, but this is only a temporary solution to the problem.

    When I went in and turned off the firewall, and then clicked back in the red shield in the system tray, the firewall setting appeared ON. How can we disable that if it's going to solve the issues.

    The reason I'm putting these issues together, is because we believe they may be related to one another.

    I did run Hijackthis which cleared some of the issues, but it didn't really do anything.

    Sigh... that is all. Please help us if... Read more

    A:Multiple Issues WinXP Genuine Software + Websites don't load

    Serious help needed!
     

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 54.8

    About a week ago I noticed the speed throught the house was slow.  Then I noticed things we not loading on firefox.  Opened the task manager and found about 20 dllhost.exe files running.  Looked up information on some boards and managed to get rid of it (or so I thought), but it showed back up today.  Got it under control somewhat again, but I know it is still somewhere on my computer.  Can anyone help with the please
     
    Running windows 7 x64

    A:Having issues with multiple dllhost.exe files running and killing my bandwdth

    Hello, 
     
    Your description matches that of sophisticated infection becoming increasingly common. I would suggest creating a new topic in the Malware Removal Logs section, where more advanced tools capable of detecting this infection are permitted. 
     
    Please post back here with a link to your new topic. 
     
    Thank you. 
     
     

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 54.8

    About a week ago I noticed the speed throught the house was slow.  Then I noticed things we not loading on firefox.  Opened the task manager and found about 20 dllhost.exe files running.  Looked up information on some boards and managed to get rid of it (or so I thought), but it showed back up today.  Got it under control somewhat again, but I know it is still somewhere on my computer.  Can anyone help with the please
     
    Running windows 7 x64

    A:Having issues with multiple dllhost.exe files running and killing my bandwdth

    Hello,

    Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.

    Once the proper logs are created, then post them in a reply to this topic by using the Add Reply button.

    If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the post and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the reply and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

    Please note that I am not a member of the Malware Removal Team and will not be assisting you in removing the infection. I'm simply helping you to post the information they need in order to assist you.

    If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 54.4

    I am infected. Can only boot in SafeMode. Removed multiple items multiple times. Is Combo fix my next step?

    EMachines, T6412, AMD Athlon 64, 3400+, 2.19 GHz, 1.37 GB of Ram, Windows XP SP2

    Can only boot in Safe Mode.

    Booted without Internet. And Unplugged Ethernet from computer.

    Pop-ups include:

    Your computer is not protected against spyware....
    Internet attack attempt detected......
    your computer is infected with spyware...
    Your Computer is working slowly.....
    Windows Security Center System Warning
    full screen "Threat: CoolWebSearch"
    Windows Security Center
    full screen "Threat Name: TrojanDownloader.XS"

    SpyBot (updated to the latest) has removed the following but they do not stay removed and I have removed them again many times. Wait 10 minutes, ran SpyBot again, they return again without rebooting.:

    ClientMan
    CoolWWWSearch
    CoolWWWSearch.008k
    CoolWWWSearch.Aff.ledll
    CoolWWWSearch.AffWinshow
    CoolWWWSearch.BlowSearch
    CoolWWWSearch.Bootconf
    CoolWWWSearch.Dreplace
    CoolWWWSearch.Gonnasearch
    CoolWWWSearch.Leftovers
    CoolWWWSearch.SmartSearch
    CoolWWWSearch.Svcinit
    CoolWWWSearch.WCADW
    CoolWWWSearch.WinRes
    CoolWWWSearch.WinSearch
    CoolWWWSearch.Yexe
    Microsoft.WindowsSecurityCenter.TaskManager
    Smitfraud-C.
    Smitfraud-C.generic
    Smitfraud-C.gp
    ToolbarCC
    Win32.Small.ny

    Ran AVG Antivirus numerous times - Vault items. Some repeat:

    Trojan horse Downloader.Purityscan.y
    Trojan horse Downloader.Agent.15.A
    Trojan Horse Sheur.BJSJ
    Trojan horse Generic10.VYB
    Trojan ho... Read more

    A:I Am Infected. Can Only Boot In Safemode. Removed Multiple Items Multiple Times. Is Combo Fix My Next Step?

    Please run this scan first. Combo fix may be the next alternative,but it is NOT a tool you should run without guidance. That can all be done from the HiJackThis malware removal forum. But we'll try this first.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed succ... Read more

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 54

    Hey guys, I've been having issues with my computer for the past few days. My audio on videos and websites will not work, yet AIM and system sounds will play. I've tried installing my sound driver from Toshiba.com, but it didn't fix it. I'm also having trouble with the Windows XP style toolbar changing into the Windows 98 style toolbar after a few minutes of startup. My internet is also working sporadically when my router shows connection. I know I'm most likely infected with a virus, so I've run malwarebytes a few times and HijackThis a few times. I've fixed what an auto-analyzer has told me to but this file keeps coming back after startup: O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe Here is my latest hijack this log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 00:05, on 2009-03-04Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0&... Read more

    A:Audio Issues and Windows running oddly

    Hey guys, I didn't recieve an answer in 5 days, so I'm moving this here:Hey guys, I've been having issues with my computer for the past few days. My audio on videos and websites will not work, yet AIM and system sounds will play. I've tried installing my sound driver from Toshiba.com, but it didn't fix it. I'm also having trouble with the Windows XP style toolbar changing into the Windows 98 style toolbar after a few minutes of startup. My internet is also working sporadically when my router shows connection. I know I'm most likely infected with a virus, so I've run malwarebytes a few times and HijackThis a few times. I've fixed what an auto-analyzer has told me to but this file keeps coming back after startup: O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeHere is my latest hijack this log: (UPDATE: I did a new scan, and these are the results. I now have no sound at all and can only run in safe mode with networking.)Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 09:07, on 2009-03-09Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EX... Read more

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 53.6

    I have been trying to use my (win7.x64) Dell l502x laptop with my folk's new samsung lcd tv.

    I finally got the sound bit working (opening nvidia control panel refreshes the audio playback devices list), but I have several erroneous devices that appear (and disappear) when connecting the TV.

    I tried the same device (TV) with the same cable, with my brother's new toshiba laptop, and there were two playback devices (as expected) - speakers, and TV.

    Mine looks like this



    Can any l502x owners confirm (re driver install) if they did follow these instructions

    ie

    R300420 Video: (Do "Custom Install", Uncheck HD Audio) nVidia GeForce GT 435M, GeForce GT 420M, GeForce GT 445M, Stereoscopic 3D, GeForce GT 525M, N12E-GE-B(LP)-GT 550M, N12E-GE-B ( GT555M), GeForce GT 540M, v.8.17.12.6721, A07 (155 MB)

    willing to try anything to attempt to get this configured "properly".

    also having issues with nvidia display driver crashing when external is connected, despite underclocking gpu as advised

    A:Dell l502x (NVIDIA 540M) HDMI Audio issues (multiple devices)

    I have multiple HDMI audio entries listed in the Sound Panel/Playback section. Mine are AMD HDMI audio as I have an AMD Radeon video card.

    You have an NVIDIA video card so the reason for the NVIDA listings. The Toshiba may only have the basic Intel Video, for example, and the reason for only one entry.

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 53.6

    Hey all, my Dell i7559 (Windows 10) seems to have no stock way of controlling the fans so I've been using software (mostly SpeedFan) to control and set profiles for the two fans. This has worked great for cooling but I've been having audio problems since then such as frequent audio popping and awful audio artifacts. I know for a fact SpeedFan and Argus Monitor both cause these problems. I found a post from like 2007 saying to run SpeedFan with the /NOSMARTSCAN command but that did not fix anything. Are there any alternatives to these fan controllers or ways to fix them? Thanks.

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 53.6

    It started with just youtube and firefox not working properly. For example I could not pause a video or adjust the volume. I tried Chrome but that was worse, I could not even go to a new tab. VLC Media player refused to pause. Cubase 6 was not showing any recent projects and refused to peform various functions.

    I went to check if I had a virus but by then my computer was to unresponsive to even press 'scan'

    What has happened? and any ideas on how to fix it?

    EDIT: Everything works fine in Safe Mode

    A:Issues with software, windows unresponsive/not running correctly

    Probably a virus or trojan.

    Install malwarebytes antimalware in safe mode with networking, update and scan.
    Then use Dr web, cureit to scan for viruses.

    That's basically what i do, but no guarantee though. Better prepare for complete installation again :/

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 53.6

    There are a number of issues and I don't know where to start, so I'll go with the immediate and obvious problems. Bottom of the post will be the backstory to how this all started. The "read this" post made it seem ok to include screenshots, so I've uploaded and included shots (hosted at imageshack). If that isn't acceptable, please let me know



    Description:

    Problem #1
    I am currently unable to install java updates. In the lower right corner I get an alert that there is a java update ready to install. I click on it, set it to download and install the update and not long after, I get the following:



    This is for Java 6, update 20




    Problem #2

    Perhaps problem 1 is related to this. After some (stupid) changes I tried to make this morning (described below) I now am unable to run, or even turn on McAfee AV. I get a message in the lower right corner telling me that I have to solve 5 PC issues (2 important ones). The first two are McAfee and Windows Defender.

    When I try to turn on McAfee, I am told that I can't.



    Clicking on McAfee gives me the following error:



    When I attempt to turn on Defender, I'm told that I need to check for new definitions, but the "Check for updates now" button isn't highlighted or clickable:





    Now to the Backstory:

    I have a 2 month old laptop with Windows 7 on it (built/purchased from Dell). There are two accounts on this system. My login, which has administrator privileges, and ... Read more

    A:Win7: issues updating, installing and running software

    Hello Lynchsta,

    Thank you for posting alot of info on your problem it really helped :).

    For startes go here:

    http://www.java.com/en/download/inc/...pgrade_xpi.jsp

    and click agree and start download.

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 53.2

    Hi,
    I own a Dell XPS 15, with 4K screen (touchscreen), 1TB SSD, 16GB Ram and GTX960M.
    I have several Issues with the laptop, concerning both the audio and the general usage of it.
    For the audio, it works fine until I plug my headphones in and out again. After plugging my headphones out, there is no audio what so ever and when i plug my headphones back in there is no audio either. I tried connecting to a Bluetooth device and this works fine. However, I have several high quality non-Bluetooth headphones which I would like to use without having to restart my laptop every single time.
    The general problems are a bit more concerning to me as one of them is about overheating my laptop.
    After I close the lid of my laptop and put it in my bag I would assume that it is sleeping and that nothing will happen. However, several times when I take the laptop out of my bag it is super hot and I can almost not touch it. The fans are and processor are maxed out for some reason but when I turn my laptop back on there is nothing working on the background. 
    The other general issue I have is which I am guessing is with my windows software. When I am at my desktop, or at any screen for that matter, my windows key on my keyboard does not work, I cannot left-click any icons on the right bottom of my screen and the "menu" does not pop-up when I slide my finger from the right hand-side of the screen towards the middle. I am guessing that this is an issue with windows 10 rather then the la... Read more

    A:Dell XPS 15, 9550 Several Issues (Audio, Software, Heating when closed)

    I can only suggest that you should always shut down your laptop before you put it in a bag, the heat will eventually kill your hard drive. Closing your lid means it is on in sleep mode so there will be power going to the motherboard. Do a cold boot and your desktop icons and touchpad should be back to normal.  You should change the setting on what to do when you close the lid, set it shut down.

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 52.4

    I've been having trouble getting clear audio consistently with my new headset on my laptop which is currently running Windows 7. I have tried reinstalling the driver, restarting my laptop, combinations of restarting and reinstalling driver, replacing the headset (before I realised it was a computer problem), even flashed the BIOS to see if that would help, also tried using different USB ports, nothing has fixed it and if it does it lasts 5 minutes before it starts to crackle and sound quality degrades again. I cannot think of anything else that I can do to fix this. I have looked for a fix on Logitech's website which directed me to Microsoft but none of the solutions posted has fixed the problem. Headset works perfect on boyfriends computer, also running Windows 7, and my boyfriends headset (same as mine) has the same problem when plugged in to my laptop. Any help would be appreciated.
     

    A:Having trouble with audio on my Logitech ClearChat™ Pro USB Headset, distorted audio

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 49.6

    Hello,

    I have some trouble with BSOD's appearing randomly.
    I think my headset is the cause of the trouble. (Sennheiser PC363D)
    Every time I had an BSOD the computer would keep rebooting until I unplugged my headset.
    But I'm not really sure though.
    So I hope someone can shine some light onto this.
    As you can see this happened in May and now happens again after two months without any problems.
    I have been using my headset the whole time.
    So that's why I'm not that sure.
    Thanks in advance!

    A:Multiple (different) BSOD's while using headset

    Please follow -






      
    Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden


    There seems to be a problem with your Windows installation. Please follow the Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions. Post the results in your next post; do not start a new thread.

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 48.4

    I have win XP and all of a sudden it seems to be running very slow. I have had this computer for about 6mos and this is the first trouble I have experienced with it. When I "CAD" this machine I find that ALOT of item are running. Is there someone or something that can tell me exactly what I need to run and what I don't ?

    Whats an easy way to show you guys that list without typing everything that is there ?

    Also when I have IE 6 open, for no apparent reason I get things popping up. My spuse says that once I close IE I will get icons appearing out of no where on my desktop. I run Zone Alarm and I am getting a pop up asking me for somethign called "target soft" I didn't have this until the problems started.

    Say I have two programs opened on the task bar, it seems to take forever to switch between the two.

    It's showing signs of spy ware but we have run adaware and removed everything it adaware came back with.

    My wife has run adaware several times and each time after when we run it, it finds more items. Now this particular time when I opened IE, I had a pop up come from the bottom of the screen which has these options for me to choose. "make Money" "investing" "sex" "travel" "casino" "mortgage" with those search boxes. I am wondering if this has anything to do with the pop up I get from Zone Alarm abut the "TARGET SOFT"

    The pop up that comes up as a url of Http://wabu.co... Read more

    A:Win Xp multiple items

    Download
    lsp fix , open it and scroll down in the programs window and click on finish then rescan and post a fresh hijack log please.
     

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    RELEVANCY SCORE 48

    I have a couple hundred songs I want to copy from the general Music library in iTunes
    to another playlist. What's the process for clicking on the first one and scrolling down to the last one and doing something there so that all titles in between will be selected so that I can control c and then go to the new playlist and control v to paste them?

    A:Copying multiple items

    Hello wweens, and welcome to Seven Forums.

    Here you go. Select 1st file/folder.
    Press and hold Shift key.
    Click on last file/folder.
    Release Shift key.

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    I am using the classic folder settings in XP and IE 6, single click to select, double to open, but even though I haven't changed that setting, folders are often, but not always, opening with a single click.

    The problem comes when I am trying to select multiple folders for copying, using the control key. I can usually get 2 or 3 folders selected, and then it opens each one of the folders. All I want to do is select them, not open them I can only guess that somehow IE is reverting to the single click to open setting.

    I didn't have this problem when I started today, and all I've done is copy folders, burn to cd, then delete the folder and run Window Washer periodically. Help!
     

    A:can't select multiple items with ctl key

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    Hey there, i'm not sure if this is the correct forum so i apologize in advance if it is.

    This problem started about a year ago, and it's been a rather difficult one to find on the net.

    The problem:
    When clicking on certain items on the taskbar (especially the "folder" shortcut and the Google chrome shortcut) it pops up a small window with all open windows by the application as intended.
    However, i am not able to click the windows that pop up. The only way for me to navigate between windows is by using Alt+Tab all the time which is frankly really annoying.

    The cause:
    I have yet to observe an actual trigger for this problem.
    It works properly for some time after rebooting/restarting explorer, but will eventually start causing this problem.

    Workaround:
    A decent workaround i am using is dropping the explorer process and restarting it.
    While this works, the problem will reoccur within 1-2 hours just like rebooting the PC.
    A bunch of windows close by sinking explorer, which is extremely annoying for me since i use alot of folder tabbs.

    Extra info:
    When dragging the mouse over windows opened after clicking on the taskbar, they do not light up as clickable items when this error is going on.
    Windows 7 64Bit Home premium.
    I update drivers regulary so i doubt that's the problem.

    Any help is appreciated,
    If you need any more info i'm happy to oblige.

    Thank in advance
     

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    Is this possible?

    Such as:

    Ctrl+c copies first object (or text)
    Holding down a key (let's say, Shift) along with Ctrl+c copies second object
    Ctrl+v pastes first object
    Shift+Ctrl+v pastes second object

    Or some other method.

    Ideas?

    A:Multiple items in the Windows clipboard?

    Cute idea but how would you select from the multiple items?

    Their are several ( Free ) programs available to handle multiple
    clipboard items. Just try Google. Many different ways to do it,
    depending on what you need.

    Good Luck
    Richard

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    Currently Im getting this :
    I Have another

    I want to do one to many relationship with customer details and order no but before I can do that I am trying to add another order for the same customer but I keep getting that error message... anyhelp???

    A:Access Multiple items relation help

    Hi 1nstan7, welcome to Windows 7 Forums.

    Your Access problem is caused by your Order ID using a No Duplicates setting. This will not allow you to re-enter the same Order No. more than once.
    You need to Open Tables in the Design View & reset Order ID to Duplicates Allowed. However it might be better to call it Order No. & allow Duplicates. It's best to use indexing as this speeds up data searches in the future, so don't use the No Indexing option.
    Also you may want to add a column that shows which Customer that Order No. belongs to. As the same Customer will no doubt need to be entered many times with a new Order No. set it up with Duplicates Allowed.
    Using the term ID in column description can be confusing if you are using an Auto Number for each entry.

    If you need more help just ask. A layout of your main Table would certainly help, so a screen shot of that would help if you need more assistance.

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    Okay, here's the deal:

    I was doing my usual run of the show online scan from Panda Security. After it got done, I looked up the file locations for the crap it found (3 trojans, yay.) and deleted the files, one was reader_s.exe (I later found out was a worm) and the other (don't remember the third) was my user32.dll file.

    No need to tell me I'm stupid, I've learned my lesson. I deleted it, not realizing the importance of this file.

    Next startup, it won't run, bluescreen telling me it needs the user32.dll file. I research, find out my stupidity, copy over user32.dll file from XP service pack 1a disc. Starts up.

    When it starts up, I either get a "Memory too low" message, or an "Object name not found." lsass.exe message. Another time I startup, I get the W32.Blaster worm message
    "System Shutdown
    This shutdown was initiated by NT AUTHORITY/SYSTEM Windows must now restart because the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service terminated unexpectedly."

    I look that up, another worm. Great.

    THE HELP I NEED IS HOW TO GET THE PATCHES/REMOVALS to get these things out of there. When I start up, Windows will NOT come up at ALL, no icons, no start bar, no Win+E no CTRL+ALT+DEL, nothing. Could a professional take care of it? Can I possibly have some kind of thorough advice on ways to solve this problem without trashing the computer? I already had most files backed up (as to keep my computer running smooth, since it's 3+ years old, I kept... Read more

    A:Infected with multiple items, need help getting back up

    okay, before anyone posts... I started up in safe mode with command prompt.. used "start explorer.exe" and got it up!!! YAY!!! That's all I needed to access file locations and get to my removal tools for the problems i'm having.. I'll post later/tomorrow whenever I get more updates on the matter, but for now, it scans.. and then it's bedtime..

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    While running a full system scan AVG found the following:
    delf.ctx
    bx18dvx.dat
    generic10.rjf
    vundo.n
    downloader.zlob
    sheur.aorj
    agent.hwc
    msprint.exe
    (There may have been a few others as well.)

    I removed them from my system, then ran CCleaner, but I think I may still have problems. The reason I say this is that I still have some odd things (rundll32.exe files located in temp folders) in my startup tasks that I can't stop from running on startup.

    I have included my HJT logfile. Many thanks in advance for the help.
     

    A:AVG found multiple malware items

    Hi Welcome to TSG!!
    Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from Here or Here
    Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
    Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
    If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
    Once the program has loaded, select Perform Quick Scan, then click Scan.
    The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
    When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
    Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
    When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
    The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
    Copy the entire report and paste it in your next reply with a new Hijackthis log.
    Extra Note:

    If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts, click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process, if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.
     

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    Hi

    I have a question about configuring the sent items folder when you have multiple inbox. When I send a mail from any inbox they all gather the same sent items folder, the main one.
    Is it possible to save a sent mail in the sent items folder to the accorded account?
    I've looked but can't find an answer.

    Any help is much appreciated.
    TY
     

    A:Outlook 2010 multiple sent items

    http://www.groovypost.com/howto/microsoft/add-a-second-additional-mailbox-in-outlook-2010/
     

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