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DNS - host A record VS subdomain

Q: DNS - host A record VS subdomain

Hi guys!

I have question regarding when to use subdomain and when to use A record under main domain?

e.g. I have main domain ABCD.com. I want to create record EFGH.ABCD.com that points to IP address From my point of view I have to options:

1) Create host A record under main domain ABCD.com that points to the IP address - host (A) record EFGH.ABCD.com=>

2) Create EFGH as subdomain of main domain ABCD.com and then under that subdomain create host A record (without Name field) that points to IP address

If I create EFGH record as subdomain of main domain ABCD.com I can have separate MX, NS, SOA... records but if I create my record as host A record under main domain then MX, NS, SOA records from main domain are used.

The question is when to use records as host A records and when to use it as subdomain of a main domain?


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Hey, not quite sure how to explain this,
but if im supporting one of my friends computers via RDP using his ip 81.x.x.x, i have to check my email each time because i can't remember it...

I have a Windows 2003 Server linked to my domain, domain.com.

is there a way i can put, something like john.domain.com into RDP and it will recognise that as 81.x.x.x?

I thought of using DNS to create a record but not sure which i need/should use?

Does anybody understand what i'm looking for, and even better know how to do it?

Would be great if you could!!

Thank you!

A:Subdomain to IP

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I purchased a domain name. I have a dynamic ip and so I needed to use a sub domain or a secondary domain. I Have done this. When I enter the address into my browser it brings up my router settings page. I would like to eventually be able to access files on my server through this address and then eventually have a web site reside on my server. What do I do next on my way to being able to do this. Here is the address.

A:subdomain now what?

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I've registered a domain through lcn.com, previously I've just modified the nameservers to point to a shared hosting account.

I'd like to know how to keep www.domain.com pointing to this shared hosting account and create a subdomain my.domain.com which points to a new dedicated server of which I have the ip address.

I believe I have to add an (A) address record on my lcn account, I have hostname and ip address fields here, could anyone help me out and tell me how to set this up?


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Can someone tell me how to create a subdomain? We currently have a domain.

Here's what I'm trying to do:
We are hosting a website with pictures (images) on a server but in order to server those pictures online I need to create a subdomain and link it to the images server. On what serverdo I create the subdomain? I'm guessing on the primary domain server and enter the IP address to the Imager server (the one with the pictures).

How do I do this, now I never done this before so I need step by step intructions.

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Hi i need help regarding this i have my website hosting at one server and another one at another server and the other one is under subdomain of the first one but the second is hosted on port 8080 and not 80

I have Changed the A Records for the subdomain to that server but cant change it for port 8080 so is their any way to do it

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If I disable "search from address bar" in IE9, attempting to visit http://uncg.edu results in a 404 error. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, however, works fine. I can omit the subdomain from some websites (such as http://sevenforums.com), but others simply won't allow me to. Also, http://uncg.edu simply opens a search engine if I have "search from address bar" enabled.

A:Any way to force IE9 to assume a subdomain?

I think that it depends on what data is stored by DNS servers for that address. This in turn depends on the information provided to them by webmasters. Perhaps John (z3r010) might be the one to ask here, as all 3 of his sites exhibit this behaviour.

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I'm at the "manage dns settings" at network solutions and I see where I can create a subdomain, but it requires that a subdomain point to a numeric IP... I would like my subdomain "lostandfound.mervisdiamond.com" to point to "mervisdiamond.com/found" What numeric IP should I use in this case? Clearly I can't use the generic IP for the site.

Alternatively, I have no problem with the entire Lost and Found actually hosted at the subdomain. In this case how can I move the directory of code to the subdomain, and not in the folder mervisdiamond.com/found

This is my first time posting here and I would really appreciate the help. Thanks!

My email is jonmervis AT mervisdiamond.com

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This baffles me. It happens on my Win7 x64 tower installation, but not on my Win 7 x64 laptop ? same browsers, same settings in CP | Internet Options. It's the <iframe>s at beforeitsnews.com. On my tower machine, I see all their <iframe> URLs returningUnable to connect
Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at ox-d.beforeitsnews.com.

The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network connection.
If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Nightly is permitted to access the Web.
and disrupting page flow. The laptop's accessing the Internet via wireless, the tower via wired networking. I'm a techie, but not too swift on Web stuff. Suggestions? Thanks!

A:iframe subdomain won't display in any browser

That's what caused the problem. I un-readonlyed and commented out all the lines Macecraft'd put in there that pointed to (localhost), and the problems went away.

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I need to setup my proxy in such a way,
*.example.com <-- Should be By Passed. (I've 100 of fqdn need to be by passed.)

int.example.com <-- Should go through the proxy.

How can I achieve in a single browser. I'm on Windows 7 64bit.

Any help, greatly appreciated!


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There are some Japanese flash game websites on a domain called web.fc2.com. I can access some but not others, getting a timeout error.

I can't get to ancho.web.fc2.com and detarou.web.fc2.com . I can get to pi3141592c147.web.fc2.com and yoinouchi.web.fc2.com . I've pinged all four and get very similar results - I know 'similar' is not 'exact' but I am not techy enough to read/understand ping results.

A possibly relevant pair of messages I get from pinging via dnsstuff.com are
- The destination appears to block unwanted UDP packets.
- There appears to be a firewall at <ip address> (hop 1) that blocks unwanted TCP packets.

Both my windows xp and my ubuntu box have the same problem, so it's not a hosts file issue or a system based blocking software. Might be my router?

Thank you...

A:Can't access some websites -- same domain different subdomain

fallinghawks said:

There are some Japanese flash game websites on a domain called web.fc2.com. I can access some but not others, getting a timeout error.

I can't get to ancho.web.fc2.com and detarou.web.fc2.com . I can get to pi3141592c147.web.fc2.com and yoinouchi.web.fc2.com . I've pinged all four and get very similar results - I know 'similar' is not 'exact' but I am not techy enough to read/understand ping results.

A possibly relevant pair of messages I get from pinging via dnsstuff.com are
- The destination appears to block unwanted UDP packets.
- There appears to be a firewall at <ip address> (hop 1) that blocks unwanted TCP packets.

Both my windows xp and my ubuntu box have the same problem, so it's not a hosts file issue or a system based blocking software. Might be my router?

Thank you...Click to expand...

Might I ask what browser you are using? Using my Google Chrome, I can access http://ancho.web.fc2.com/ & http://yoinouchi.web.fc2.com/

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Can someone tell me how to make a subdomain in apache. I need to make subdomain.mydomain.com go to 'C:/www/subdomain'. I think I have to use Virtual Host, except when I do this it also affects the main domain (mydomain.com documents root goes to c:/www/subdomain, instead of c:/www.) I think I have to make an A record on my DNS server, except what do I have to add to my conf file?

I only have one IP (i think that matters)


A:Solved: Creating SubDomain - Apache HTTP

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I'm curious, I know I can block a domain using live mail's built in features
i.e. I can block anything from abc.com

What I want to do is block everything from .info
Is this possible?
Everything I have ever gotten from .info addresses are nothing but spam, I know no one and do business with no one using this and would like it to simply go away.

Is this possible?
I have tried the most obvious way and the system rejects it.

A:blocking an entire subdomain in live mail?

Bumping once in case anyone has a clue.

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I have a table which consists of date, time, odometer reading as fields. i want to calculate mileage of my vehicle by having query in Microsoft access 2007 which subtracts odometer reading from previous record with current record. can i get the mileage between the customized date and time?

this should take care if the odometer is reset and starts a fresh readings. should have the provision to enter manually the fuel quantity whenever odometer is not working properly.
any suggestion to build a query will be appreciated. thanks in advance.

A:How to create a querry to calculate difference between prev record and current record

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What audio software can I use to simply record *what I hear* from the computer? Record what comes through the speakers.

A:What audio software can I use to simply record *what I hear* from the computer? Record what comes through the speakers.

Audacity should do what you want.

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I want to use the GoToRecord command to go to a specific record in a form. The problem is this uses an offset or record number. How can i find the record number of a specific record?

What i plan to do is use some code similar to this:

docmd.GoToRecord acDataForm, "FrmComputer", acGoTo, expression

where the expression is the record number of the record 'Computer01' for example.

A:Access. Find the record number of a record (For forms and queries)

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I've created a form in Access-2013 and placed record navigation buttons (using the button wizard) in the footer to allow the user to scroll through the records. They are the usual buttons and function as you would expect:

<< | < | > | >>[/FONT]

Problem is that when a user is on the last record in the table and clicks the ''right" button (in red above), the form displays a blank record. This is normal behavior for Access (as far as I know) and as long as a user enters NO DATA in ANY field, Access does not write the record to the table.

Given that users may be less than astute , I would like to eliminate the possibility of them creating a "blank" record in the table.

Is there anyway to stop this default behavior in Access?


A:Solved: Stopping a form from going past the last record when using record navigation

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Hello All,
I have this database I built for all my music CDs. It is searchable by artist, date recorded, venue, city , state, notes and track title. The search works fine but I have one issue. I use a subform for all the track titles and it displays the correct songs for the CD. However, I get a record for each song. So if one CD has 16 songs I get 16 records for that CD. In my sample dB I have 7 CDs but it shows 117 records because that is the sum of all the songs on those 7 CDs. I want it to show only the 7 CD records and not a record for each song and still be searchable. I can make it show the way I want but then I can't search by song title. I attached my condensed database version to look at in case my description seems a bit convoluted. Thanks.

A:ACCESS: Form shows record for each record in subform

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I have a form which has a subform called SearchMainSub with displays data from the following:

Me![SearchMainSub].Form.RecordSource = MyRecordSource
'If no records match criteria, display message and move
'focus to Clear button
If Me![SearchMainSub].Form.RecordsetClone.RecordCount = 0 Then
'MsgBox "No Maintenace Records Found", 48, "No Records Found"
'Enable control in detail section

The problem that I am having is that it only displays the first record. I have tired all of the options in the data field for RecordSet Type. It still only displays the first record. Anyone have any ideas? I hope this one is as easy as the other question I asked.

A:Solved: Access 20007 Record Display 1st record only

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How can i capture the record number of a record into a text box on a form?

When i talk about record number i mean the number that appears on the navigation buttons toolbar when in form view.

Thanks 4 the help.

A:MS Access: Captureing the Record number of a record.

Hello agian, try thei in the form's on Current event procedure to see the result -

MsgBox Me.CurrentRecord

to put it in a text box use

me.fieldname = Me.CurrentRecord

where fieldname is the name of your text box

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ASP using an access db. I have create a recordset that will return a single record and I'm trying to retrieve that record. When I try to get the record it won't retrieve that value. This is only happening when it is one record in the recordset. The recordset is not at BOF or EOF. Do anyone have any solutions or other alternatives. Need help ASAP, I have been working on this for several days. Below is the code:

Set rsHotFix2 = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
rsHotFix2.ActiveConnection = MM_AMT_DTS_STRING
rsHotFix2.Source = "SELECT Max([CID]) AS LastCID, SID FROM TCO_Contractors Group By LastCID, SID HAVING (TCO_Contractors.SID= "&rsHirerachy__MMColParam&")"
rsHotFix2.CursorType = 0
rsHotFix2.CursorLocation = 2
rsHotFix2.LockType = 1

if rsHotFix2.bof and rsHotFix2.eof then

response.write "Recordset Is Empty"
response.write "Recordset Is Not Empty"
response.write rsHotFix2.Fields(0) & "<BR>"
response.write rsHotFix2.Fields("LastCID") & "<BR>"
response.write rsHotFix2.Fields.Item("LastCID") & "<BR>"
response.write rsHotFix2("LastCID") & "<BR>"
end if
This is what's display on the page
Recordset Is Not Empty

Notice it does display the CID value.

A:ASP - Cannot Retrieve record from a 'single - record' recordset

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I had to reformat & reinstall XP at home. Now, when I browse the web, I notice that if I type "www.google.com" I get a "page cannot be displayed" error but if I type "google.com" it goes right to the site with no problem.

Google is just an example, it seems to be random (not all pages do this) and I don't have a problem once the page is cached.

Anyone know why this is happening?

A:Bizarre question about the "www" subdomain

Not all serrvers have a WWW in their address so, if you put it in the browser can't go to that address. Just like dialing a correct/incorrect phone number that's been disconnected.

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access the host resources.  After trying (unsuccessfully) all the tricks found on several forums, I decided to uninstall then reinstall Virtual XP, which I have just done.  But I still can't access host drives.  Here's how Virtual XP is set
Workgroup name is set to the same as my host (confirmed in 'My Computer'/Properties/Name);
Networking 'Adapter 1' set to my host's NIC;  I have assigned a fixed IP address to the Virtual XP (this has worked previously; all devices on my Win7 network have fixed addresses, for good reason).

Integration Features has ticks in the boxes for those host drives I want to access from VXP.
I can successfully ping the host, via name or IP address;  I can successfully ping web sites by name (e.g. 'yahoo.com').  But when I open Windows Explorer and open the 'My Network Places' tree, it opens down to the name of my host workgroup, but
when I click on that workgroup name, after several seconds it pops up an error box saying: "<workgroupname> is not accessible.  You might not have permission to use this network resource.  <blah blah>.  The service has not been
Any suggestions on how to get access to my host... Read more

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IBM Connect Direct application used for Host to Host connectivity has been picked up as a Trojan Virus by some Microsoft Security Products including Defender, System Centre Endpoint Protection, System Centre Endpoint
Protection 2012 and Security Essentials.

The result is that Connect Direct is deleted by the security software.
Question: What will be the implication of excluding this from the security policy?

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I was trying to enter a new host file on one of our remote user?s laptop and when I went to open the file it showed a bunch of Chinese symbols and wouldn?t let me do anything with it? I tried deleting it and then tried to build a new host file from scratch and the same thing happened??? I?ve never seen this before. Any suggestions?

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Term1 is the server PC.

When I map to Term1 from the other Terms(2,3 and 4) I always used the command:
Net use F: \\Term1\c /user:Admin 1234

This worked fine before; now it suddenly refuses to connect this way ? I have to replace Term1 with the actual IP address of Term1 for it to work.

have tried the following Admin CMD commands:

int ip reset

All of these commands make no difference; I just can't connect using the server name (Term1).

What I strangely noticed is that from any of the terminals connected to Term1 (using the IP address); if I use, for example, ping Term1,
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this address of will
display if I ping to Term2, Term3 or Term4.

I cannot find any solution on the web for this strange problem.

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I need drivers for an old cable mark as (Wiretec)  USB host to host bridge which contain the chip GL620USB-A , It has color like Green and aboud 2 meters.

Does someone know where I can find a device driver so that USB will work. Right now only my USB host to host bridge is not recognized/enabled. I can't find anywhere a device driver; neither on the included CD(It's damaged) nor the internet.

If there's no driver available, are there any alternatives so.

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I need help, not 30 lashes with a wet noodle. I feel stupid enough already.

I think I have a failed uninstall of Norton Internet Securities 2004 and I may not have completely removed MSN 9.0 either. The machine was handed down to me from my fifteen year old daughter, who feels that it has "a bunch of Trojans".

It is a Presario S5000NX running WinXP SP2. It has two XP clients, one of which can access the internet and be seen (usually) by other machines. The 95 client can be seen by all machines but cannot see any of them. The samba (Mandrake 10.1) client can't be seen but can (usually) see the host, 95 client, and one XP client, and can access the internet. The other XP client cannot be seen or go online, but can (usually) access files from (some of) the other computers. The samba client double-boots in Win2000 and can then access the host, 95 client, and accessible XP client, but cannot be seen. The 95 client cannot access the internet.

This ethernet LAN connectivity is subject to change without notice or apparent reason.

It is currently running AVG free and Sygate free; whenever I try to install stronger security software, I lose network connectivity (which is hardly perfect in the first place) and have to run an XP system restore.

I can also scan across the network with NOD32 on a client computer. Neither it nor AVG nor Ad-Aware nor Spybot turn anything up.

Let's start with a hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:23:01 A... Read more

A:XP fileshare and ICS host with a host of problems

get the new HJT from here and repost the new log.


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Multiple variations of this warning cause computer to lock up, as well as be inaccessible to Remote Desktopm

A:The protocol host process 1444 did not respond and is being forcibly terminated {filter host process 0}.

Can you try uninstalling the latest Windows Defender upgrade ?
Else you can try stopping the entire service itself.

Sumesh P - Microsoft Online Community Support

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Hi, I have win8 Enterprise. when i connection to internet two service with names service host: Network service and service host: local system download automatically, i thought that it relate to windows update but automatic update is off and my windows is up to date. what is the problem? what can i do that stop them's download?

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I am using Windows XP home edition.

I posted this in the wrong forum, a few days ago: and was advised to post it here,
with a new hjt log. They did say that I had more serious problems than just my host file needing to be restored. They also said that there didn't seem to be a firewall. How can I find out if I'm using Window's firewall?

Arovax Shield popped up a message: "Warning: Your Windows host file was hijacked. It is recommended to restore host file."

1. Now I can't use my anti-virus program, because it stalls (freezes) before it finishes.

2. I can't use Panda or any other on-line scanner, because it too freezes before it can

3. I can't shutdown my computer - not even cold boot! I have to completely unplug it!

4. I can't do a system restore, to a previous date. (I've tried several previous dates).

I have no idea how to restore the host file, and I have no idea how it was hijacked.

Here is my new HJT log: (I hope it will be of some help)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:37:56 PM, on 12/03/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwi... Read more

A:Solved: "Your Windows host file was hijacked. It is recommended to restore host file."

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I have a host-host VPN set up between a Cisco SR520 router and a PIX 515E. Connection at my end is AT&T DSL, static IP, netopia DSL modem. Don't know the service at the other end, but I do know it is a web hosting company.

I can ping the designated host computer at the other end via the VPN tunnel. They cannot reliably ping my end. If I have ping -t running to the other end, a ping coming my way works. Otherwise, not. The last two Cisco techs I have spoken with have no clue (and they have logged into both routers to examine the configuration).

Early on, we had a 2Wire DSL modem. AT&T acknowledged that its SPI firewall can be problematic. They recommended the netopia as being more transparent. Its firewall has been totally disabled.


A:Host - Host VPN not symetric

When you can't ping through the tunnel, how long is it after the last session through the tunnel? Did you do a show crypto isakmp sa to see if the tunnel is still up? Depending on the settings of the keep alives and hellos over the tunnel, the tunnel could have been brought down due to inactivity. But normally, the tunnel should just re-establish itself on the next keep alive/hello interval. If the tunnel is down, it will take a minute or so before traffic moves across the tunnel again due to the overhead of the tunnel being brought up.

What is your exact network layout? Are you doing a remote VPN configuration or a LAN to LAN (site to site) configuration where the VPN tunnel is between the SR520 and the 515E. The above assumes you are doing a LAN to LAN tunnel. Also, is the DSL modem you have bridged or still operating as a router. If it is still operating as a router, you should turn the modem into a pure modem and not a modem/router.

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Thanks for your advice. I've transferred my problem to "Malware Removal & Hijack This Logs", as you suggested.

How do I delete this thread??

A:"Your Windows host file was hijacked. It is recommended to restore host file."

Try deleting or renaming the Hosts file.
It will be recreated, so no harm to try.
It's at:
It's named "HOSTS- no extension.
You can open this file with Notepad of you're curious enough to see what it says.

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Hi, I keep getting the following message "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services has encountered a problems and needs to close." Short after that I lose my Internet connection. I went to the chat and was asked to post a HijackThis log here. I ran Adaware and Spybot and deleted what it found.Below please find my HijackThis logLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 19:12:56, on 04.09.2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)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\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exeC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exeC:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Marmiko Shared\MZCCntrl.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exeC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exeC:\Programme\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\WINDOWS ... Read more

A:Generic Host Problem - Loosing Internet Connection / Generic Host Problem

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.Your log is clean, so I don't think the issue is malware related. But let's see if we can figure it out for you.Click Start -> Run -> eventvwr.mscLook in SYSTEM and APPLICATIONS for anything around the time you are getting the error.Double click on anything you see with a red X, press the Copy button, and then paste it here in your next reply.

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I've never used any PVR (personal video recording) hardware and software before. I want to try it now because there is an awesome drama I have on VHS tape that I want to transfer to DVDs.

So, I went searching and decided that a HAUPPAUGE WINTV PVR 250 TV TUNER PCI CARD would do the job. On the TV tuner card itself, I see it has many connections like:

(1) Coaxial Connector - Input only
Used for cable television and satellite boxes with Microsoft Windows XP Media Center only.

(2) S-Video Connector - Input only
Used for cable television and satellite boxes with Windows XP Media Center only.

(3) Composite Video - Input only

(4) Left Audio Channel Jack - Input only

(5) Right Audio Channel Jack - Input only

What I'm wondering is, if I want to put my VHS tape in the VCR and want to record it, how would I make the necessary connections?

My VCR has the video, left audio, and right audio ports in the back. Would I, then, connect these 3 cables from the back of my VCR to the correspondings slots on the TV tuner card? Would this mean that I don't have to connect my TV to the tuner card??

Or, do I have to connect the video cable from VCR to TV tuner card but connect the left and right audio from VCR to my onboard sound card??

The TV card comes with DVD authoring software that will detect/auto scan for signal sources and output the display on my monitor.

Can anyone explain to me how this will work??

A:How to record VCR to DVD??????

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I'm new to this site... I have been trying to figure this out for months now. I am trying to get my recorded TV shows to my PC so I can get rid of the commercials and put them on DVD's. I have an Intel Core2 Duo/(6400) 2.13Ghz, 2Gb Ram, with Win Xp Pro V 2002 (SP2), 250 Gb HD, NVidia Geforce 7600 GT and Hauppauge WinTV PVR 500 Dual tuner TV card.I have Dish Network with locals, tried hooking up the coax from the main satellite line at first (right out of the wall) and got no signal at all on my pc. Then realized it wasn't going through the smartcard... so I ran the splitter from the back of the TV instead. Now I can get reception on the pc (using either coax from the splitter or A/V cables direct from the back of the satellite box). So far, I have gotten this much to work with ORB 2.0Here's the issue: It will ONLY show me the channel that is currently displayed on the television (or the dish box...same thing) at that time, and when this does work, it's very choppy at times. I do get the correct cable guide displayed on the pc, with all the correct information, but no matter which channel I try to open (if it opens) it always shows me only what is on my tv.Does anyone have any other ideas? What software can I use to transfer the shows to the PC, and edit the commercials out?? ALL information I can find refers to Windows Media Center Edition! THANK YOU!!!Moderator Edit: Moved topic to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Record Tv To Pc-on Xp Pro

I understand that a program called Video Redo can scan an MPEG-2 file (that has been captured) and automatically mark the start and end of commercials which allows you to easily edit them out using its built-in editor. The trick will be how to capture to an MPEG-2 file. Does your satellite set top box have an S-video output ? Your capture card should be able to accept this kind of input and the accompanying software should let your capture to MPEG-2.Keep in mind that the MPEG from your satellite receiver is not MPEG-2, but what is refered to as "MPEG-1.5" which was developed and rushed to market before MPEG-2 became a standard. Recording from an analog output may be your only viable option, though not a bad one at all. A quick look at your capture card shows an S-video connector, a good sign. Also keep in mind that this card and probably its software, or lack of software, is directed at XP MCE users, not XP Home/Pro users. However, I also expect a company like Hauppauge would create some means for a Home/Pro user to fully use their card. One note in the product page: "Note: when using the WinTV-PVR-500 MCE with WindowsXP or Vista Home Basic, you need a third party TV application such as SageTV or BeyondTV". This may be the "missing link" you need.

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how do i do this, i have got a fx 5950 ultra vid card with a tv out connection.
and my computer has a pretty good spec just want to know how to connect the tv into my pc and how to record on to the harddrive



A:record tv on to pc

you need a vivo card or a capture card or device
most cards will send it out,but you have to move up into a higher price bracket to get the signal in

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I have been having a running battle with sound cards. I have limited experience so bearwith me, please. My sound card went bad during my Win 98SE days and I replaced it with a Sound Blaster 16 PCI and everything was cool. I installed WinXP Home. I wanted to record something but couldn't get it to record. I took the old mic which I had used with the old sound card to Radio Shack and it checked out OK.. Then learned that SB 16 PCI is not compatible with XP. Thought that was my problem and bought a Diamond DT 688 card and got the same result. Still thinking it was a sound card problem I bought a Philips Sonic Edge which is supposedly compatible with XP. I still can't record with the mic or from line in. I have gone to the volume controls and checked for mute, low volume settings. etc. I have gone to the Sounds and Audio Devices in Control Panel and checked the Audio Tab for playback and recording devices and they seem right. I am running out of ideas. Could this be a motherboard problem or am I missing something? If I hook a cassette player up to line in it will play through the speakers but it will not record.

A:Can't record

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Hi all,
downloaded a couple of multitrack recording programs, but can't get any signal. My mic in is fine, coming through the speaker and all, but I noticed that the Realtek HD Audio Manager will only let me adjust the playback, and NOT the record. I reckon this could be the problem! Any suggestions how to fix it please?

A:Can't Record Myself!

Please read THIS entire thread (I just did)
It sounds like the exact same issue, that realtek cannot fix

Do you think this applies to your card to.

Also are you able to post your card model number etc.
Not sure if others have any more suggestions, but you may receive more replies.

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Here is my problem....I went to record on the sound recorder today and it would not record anything...so I went into my adjust audio properties and under playback it says perferred device SB16 wave out (220) and the button next to it is colored then recording says the same SB16 wave out (220) but it is faded...I can not click on the button next to it like I can on the playback...so I figure that is why I can Not record but how do I fix this? It is almost like I have to go somewhere eles to select a recording option in order for it to "lite up" like the playback button is...let me know how in the world I fix this so I can record...thank you in advance.


A:Can NOT record anything

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Do I have to convert the MP3 to a different file type in order to record/burn to a CD? If so, what type of program do I use?

Or do I just drag and drop to a CD-Writer blank CD using easy CD creator program.


A:Record MP3 to CD

MP3s will transfer directly as data with EZCD Creator.

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Hi all, I am not too familiar with SPF records, i just know they ensure that the sending server for a particular domain is authorized to send mail etc (at least i think, let me know if i am wrong).
My mail is hosted with Office 365, and when i set this up it asked me to create an SPF record on the domain which was the following:
v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all
Can someone let me know what the above does? I though it would allow mail to be send that is routed through office 365 servers but mail being sent from my domain elsewhere would fail, is this not what is happening?
I only ask because I have a Joomla website that can send out messages using PHP mail and it sends out successfully, i would of thought that it would have failed with a correct SPF record that only allows office 365 to send mail. Could someone clear this up for me.
The domain is animalsanctuary.org.uk if that helps!

A:SPF Record Help

SPF records don't block outgoing mail traffic -- they simply signal to other mail servers that email being sent from that mail server is legit. It is up to the other mail servers to determine whether or not to block those incoming emails that don't have SPF records configured. Any email sent through Office 365 will have a proper SPF record; anything sent using PHP won't. This may cause email being sent out by the Joomla server to be blocked when it tries to send email to certain mail servers.
You should be able to configure your PHP mail with an SMTP relay through Office 365 if you are worried about mail from the Joomla website being blocked for a lack of an SPF record.

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My old Vortex card went bad and I installed a Dinamond DT-688 which is all I need since I am not a gamer. Seems to work in every way except for recording with the mic. I checked the mike at Radio Shack and it worked on the stereo. I have an old mic with a quarter inch plug and use a reducer to plug it into the computer. I recorded OK with the old Vortex card, but it isn't working with the new Diamond. I have checked all the volume controls I can find and they are all turned up as high as I can get them. The first few times I tried I got a very low level recording which required turning the volume up full to be able to hear it. Now it doesn't sppear to be recording at all. Could it be a bad card or could the reducing adapter be bad? I am stumped/

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Hi all
Is there any inexpensive way of recording from TV to PC?
At the moment I have a DVD Recorder with Hard Drive but its quite a few years old now and it records via Scart which in all honesty, means the picture quality is pretty poor.
Ive just got Netflix so the plan is to get my old PC and connect that via a DVI to HDMI cable so I can run Netflix that way on the TV rather than through the Wii.
Admittedly i dont use the Recorder frequently and i dont have Sky+.  Yes I know there a lots of catchup options now hence me not using the Recorder regularly.
Ive seen a couple of items on Ebay but im not entirely sure how they work or even if its possible to do.  This is to record from TV channels and not Netflix I must add.
Ebay items ive seen: http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Video-Capture-TV-Tuner-Cards-/3761/i.html?_from=R40&_sop=2&LH_ItemCondition=1000&LH_BIN=1&_nkw=pc+tv+card&LH_PrefLoc=1
Any help and advice appreciated.

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Just satrted cleaning a friends PC......Just ran Ad-awareSE and found 414 critical Objects

Is this a record or is just so so??

A:Is This a Record??

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Hi! I just wondering, how can I record from the tv to my pc? what equipment do I need to get. Thanks.

A:how do I record TV?

A TV Card and recording software

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