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Laptop keyboard is acting crazy

Q: Laptop keyboard is acting crazy

Hi guys, my keyboard is constantly turning on and off the shift key on its own in an unpredictable manner. It makes typing extremely annoying and interferes with operating windows on my laptop.

Not sure if it's the laptop hardware itself is the issue or something else like a virus etc, because the problem is replicated using the on-screen keyboard and external keyboard as well.

I've ran an Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus scan and everything seems to be OK. Any help or advice will be highly appreciated. The laptop is a LEnovo Thinkpad E420, thanks.

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A: Laptop keyboard is acting crazy

Could be due to sticking keys. First thing I'd suggest is to turn the computer upside down and firmly tap the underside to try dislodging debris which might be under the keys. Laptop keyboards are capable of catching lots of unwanted treasures inside.

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please i had a emachine T2860 AND compaq keyboard yesterday my keyboard starts acting funny when i type a letter series of letters will come up like when i press f something like this [gfh;f will come up same with almost half of the key. please can someone help me

A:my keyboard is acting crazy please someone help

Make sure the numlock isn`t activated.

If that doesn`t help, try another keyboard.

Regards Howard

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my kb is messed.

i have an acer travelmate 630 laptop....and more and more of the keys are not working with each passing month....i can only type with the on screen kb from windows, which sux cuz it takes like 20 mins for this msg alone....plz help.

'sum things u shud know:

-the keys that now dont work used to work if u held them down for a long time at regular pressure....now that doesnt happen.....then, they used to work if u had shift/caps lokon.........not ne-more.

-i had this problem once b4 and it corrected itself sumhow

-the keys r clean

-ive tried re-installing drivers

-sumtimes late at nite, one of the broken keys start working again, but just for a short time

-the broken keys so far (that i know of) are:

a f x c n , . / "left alt key"

-i cantbuy a new 1 becuz its a laptop
thank u so much for reading...........PLEASE HELP!



ps: when u hold down o,n,c, and e, "oye" appears....which means the keys r still responsive.

and f,g,n, gives "gh"

A:please help!!! - my laptop keyboard is going crazy!!!!!

You probably need to replace the keyboard - they are replaceable in most if not all all laptops. They are however not cheap and have to be order specifcally for your laptop model.

You can also buy an external PS/2 or USB keyboard and use that instead - this is the cheaper solution but maybe not the most convenient one.

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The problem is very similar to others reported previously but I think that the cause is different.
Sometimes when a key is pressed, a random character that does not correspond to the one I pressed is printed on the screen (it could be more than one and/or they are printed continuously) like when a liquid is spilled on the keyboard.
I have noticed that this happens specially when the laptop is left for a couple of hours without activity. Rebooting (and turning it on after some days), unplugging the battery, formatting does not work and I am pretty sure that is not a virus or liquid spilled problem.
However the problem is solved when I run a memory diagnostic with the Memtest86+ software; after one or two passes I reboot the computer and the problem is gone, but if I leave it alone for some time the problem returns.

I will appreciate any help regarding to detecting and solving the problem; if more information is needed please let me know.

Thanks in advance.

A:Laptop keyboard gone crazy

try to see f the manufactuar has a driver for it then uninstall the device and reinstall it with that driver

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my laptop keys are messing up. it keeps on pressing the delete button by itself so the delete dialog box keeps showing up. it also keeps on typing period automatically. When i press the shift button, it doesn't type in the greater than sign (>) which means its probably not a problem with the hardware.

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So my keyboard has been fine for years but all of a sudden it started to act strange... Some key I press would have numbers with it. Like my "R" key will type out "0r" and only a few other keys are like that and my Space bar types "4"s. My number lock isnt on and I dont see any strange programs running.
If I type "R" and it comes up as "0r" I can go and delete the 0 but come on, I really cant be doing that all the time.
A virus scan showed up nothing. Im stumped. I have no clue whats wrong.

Has any one experienced this before or does anyone know how to fix this?


A:Laptop keyboard acting strange~ Please help

i have been having a simmalar problem with my laptop did you try pushing the key that says Fn?

If that dosent work i have found that a usb keybourd will work when laptop one wont.

Hope this helps

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So a while ago, my sister has been using my mom's laptop to watch YouTube videos. However, some of the keys have been acting up. Here's which keys act up. "E" and "R" would often be type together as either "ER" or "RE". "B" or "N" would start a new tab. "D" and "F" would be typed together as "DF" I don't know what she caused it to act up. I thought it was liquid damage, like what happened to another laptop. But even though she spilled some liquid before, it was only miniscule and they still work after drying it up. There was a time she did something similar where she kept holding on the mute button and it doesn't respond. Maybe I have to let the keyboard exhaust "the typing energy" out. I'm not sure what exact HP laptop my mom used, since it was a refurbished one and there's no lable on the bottom, and she already tossed the box away. Here's what I can figure out. It has "Pavilion" and "B&O", it has close to 900gb,  and it's bigger than a 15 inch. Here's the closet I can find. 

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I bought this new laptop and now whn I type faster or put my fingers relaxed and then type quickly.. every 2 or 3 letters I try to type the cursor or jumps back 4 or 5 letters or deletes the whole or part of a word and then starts from there or the cursor ends up in another tab or table etc or the window suddenly gets minimized(it is not a virus.. it is the damn keyboard). I tried typing slowly to see if my fingers hit some other button by mistake but I don't see it .. even if it did.. what kinda button on the whole keyboard makes the cursor jump few lines back or few letters back or delete half of a word and start there. I really had to stop and type this extremely slowly like as if I was typing on a blackberry or something.. it is ****ing annoying as hell.. do I have to return this piece of crap now???

btw if you are interested it is a ACER ASPIRE AS5315-2848 LAPTOP PC(2.1GHz/1GB).

A:Laptop Keyboard driving me crazy

Is it possible that you are without realizing it, letting part of you hand touch the touch pad while you are typing? This is a fairly common thing with touch pads on laptops. I have always disabled my touchpad and used a laptop mouse on my laptops for this reason and the fact that I don't like touchpads also.

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On my Dell Latitude D610 Laptop, the delete key does not work at all.
The down arrow key only works when the right arrow key is already pressed (I have to press and hold the right arrow key and then press the down arrow key simultaneously to scroll down with my keyboard)..
I find it very strange, not to mention extremely annoying.
Anyone know why that might be happening?

A:2 keys acting strangely on laptop keyboard

sounds a lot like a hardware failure in the keyboard, have you tried Dell regarding a replacement?

Is it under warranty?

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A friend of mines samsung laptop keyboard is having a problem with the z key. when you open word or log on to the computer it acts like it is stuck and just types out the letter continuously but when you press the key physically nothing happens please help

A:Laptop keyboard key acting like its stuck but unresponsive when pressed

Sounds like it could be a bad switch on the letter Z.
Read these before "experimenting". I just googled "dell laptop keyboard and key sticks"

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Sony VAIO VGN-NR330e laptop.

I cleaned the keyboard right before installing Windows 7 on it. Now, the keyboard is acting very strange. I don't know if cleaning it messed up something sensitive and now the hardware itself is shot, or if it's a driver, or a flat out compatibility issue with Windows 7.

I tend to believe it is not the hardware itself, as when I pop off the problem keys and put them back on, they respond normally. But only to a light touch, not if you hold it depressed.

Then again, even when I get the entire keyboard responding and typing what it should, it is completely messed up all over again upon restart. What on earth???

A:Sony VAIO VGN-NR330e laptop keyboard acting weird...

What did you use to clean it?

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Its driving me mad... my laptop is about 8 months old and i dont use it an awful lot.
Ive read up about this problem before and a lot of people say its the battery - with mine, its not because the problem doest change even if i take the battery out.
As i said, its not old and not dirty and ive checked all the typing settings but nothing will correct this problem and it makes me want to thrw this thing out the window


It tok me abo 5 minute to writ the paragaph above hen actualy im a reall fast typr but i cannt typefast anymore and i ge rrelly frustated

please help me

A:My laptop keyboard is driving me crazy - keeps missing out letters and spaces!

Sounds like you need a new keyboard.

Try a different OS to see if the problem goes away. If it doesn't, it is a hardware problem.

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Hi all,I've recently inherited my brother's computer and it seems to have some sort of virus/trojan/spyware problem that I can't remove using CWShredder, Spybot, AdAware, or McAfee Virus scan. For starters, the IE homepage is set on "about:blank" and I can't change it. There's also a folder called "links" that's been added to my favorites and it comes back no matter how many times I delete it. Finally, whenever I open IE it does one of two crazy things: 1) my CD drives open and close and I'm taken a red screen that says "DANGER: SPYWARE", with the results of a supposed full system scan that shows I have spyware infections and tries to get me to try something callled AdwareDelete; or 2) even more disturbingly, a warning message is displayed which says - WarningSystem detected illegal access to your computer.Your computer is infected by "W32.HLLP.Spreda.B.sp4 v2.016" password-stealing virus.Somebody with IP address (Nigeria) is trying to get illegal access to your computer through port 443. Your privacy and the security are in danger.To get info on how to remove this virus click "OK"Following is my HijackThis log. Any help would be greatly appreciated. PS I realize that I have Symantec and McAfee on this computer, but that's only because this is an army comp and I can't uninstall Symantec (which was not running properly and couldn't update) without a password that my brother doesn't remember. Nonetheless, he ... Read more

A:IE acting crazy...please help

Hello Engstarr and welcome to the BC malware forum. It appears that this computer is still using the Army's netowrk system for internet connections. Is that the case? If not, we will want to remove those entries.i don't know if it will work or not but you can go to the link below and try to remove Symantec Anti-virus manually:http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-s...src=bar_sch_namOk, now let's get to the problems at hand. let's use a different scanner to look for some things that I think are present but are not showing in the HijackThis log.Download WinPFind.zip and unzip the contents to the C:\ folder.Start in Safe Mode Using the F8 method:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the boot menu appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item.Press the Enter key.Locate the c:\winpfind\winpfind.exe file and double-click it to run it. Now click the Start Scan button to begin the scan.When the scan is complete reboot normally and post the WinPFind.txt file (located in the WinPFind folder) back here so I can review it.OT

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Its one of those where i detected a trojan using Malaware antibytes and thought it was gone but systen not back running the same. Sites crash a lot and sometimes pc reboots for no reason
I have installed and uninstalled security essentials from microsoft, nothing found, have tried adaware, nothing found and windows defender yet nothing is found. I am 100% sure it has a hidden infection. When it arrived brand new was running very welll yet its running like an old machine and waching videos its nightmare. Even done an anti virus scan on my Commodo security suite but no joy either. I am at my wits end
I need your help fellas and would appreciate it a lot if you did help me
Sometimes a bluescreen comes up and mentions BUGCODE_USB_DRIVER . Generally the PC is not working the way it did when i bought it. Screen flickers intermittently and Windows IE 8 runs slowly.

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Got some real quirky things happening with XP.
For example, on this web-site, the back button doesn't respond.
Have to double click it.
"Cannot Display This Page".
System getting slow also.
Hijack This Below: Thanks
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 6:36:31 PM, on 11/1/2003
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\cliente1\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 2 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7541C16B-44FC-4044-9751-C05DB0878082} - C:\WINNT\system32\zsljeich.dll
O2 - B... Read more

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My CD-ROM has been acting up and I can't put my finger on the problem. I have checked the cables and everything seems to be connected right, power also. What happens when I put a disk in is it takes awhile for anything to react. When it final does, Graphics get distorted. Audio isn't bad but Video sucks! I also have had problems trying to load software...it just won't allow it. I did diagnostic check and everything seems OK except I get Errors for the reading and seeking. I've also noticed that when I have MSN IM going and open new window, graphics get distorted for short period and everything gets slow. My system is old (1999) and other than putting in 30 G HDD and CDRW a few years ago parts are original. This may help:

64 Mb RAM
Win 98
350 Mhz

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Ugh, my mouse is still scrolling like crazy when Im not even using the mouse and I need help to stop it! Somebody, please

A:Mouse still acting crazy...

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I'm usually pretty good at solving my own computer problems, but lately it's been driving me CRAZY!!!!!
I have Windows XP on my computer. My husband children and I all have our own desktops. For the last few days my desktop won't play any sound. My husbands will and so will my kids'. When i go into my control panel and try to see if it is muted or adjust the volume it says it doesn't even detect speakers. Yet it is fine on the other desktops.
I tried to do a system restore to when they were working fine, but it won't do a system restore. I've tried three different dates and won't do it.
I also have a pop-up blocker, but have been getting all kinds of pop-ups lately.

Is this a virus problem? I have Norton's 2005 and Ad-aware and have run both of them, they say everything is fine.

Can anyone help?

A:Computer acting crazy

Experienced a similar problem on my computer. Was only able to resolve it by using Windows Update to update Windows Media Player to Ver 10. Sound came back and all buttons were active again.(In my case, problem originated right after installing Service Pack 2) Hope this is helpful.

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I have an LCD Dell monitor and it is hooked up via VGA cables to my desktop
the problem is that it doesn't display windows!!! Its in sleep mode apparently!
When fen angling the buttons on it the options are

1: Analog display-Press any key to wake up from sleep mode
(I do this but it doesnt work even though I KNOW the keyboard is working)
2: Digital display-It then shows a square with the RGB test that floats around the screen.

I tried everything I can think of but it just wont work!!! what am I doing wrong! Here are the comp/monitor. specs.

Monitor-CN05Y2327161841PBLAR (hope that helps)

It came with the comp:

DELL Dimension 4600
Pentium 4 [HT]
Windows XP Home Edition
then some other numbers:

more letter and numbers:

the back has these numbers:

PLEASE HELP!!! I'm a noob! Please dont bash me!! and I hope this is in the right place! I just dont know!!

A:Monitor acting CRAZY!! help!!!

Hi and welcome to TSG.

Has it been like this since you had the machine or is it something that has happened recently?

Do you have access to any other monitor / LCD that you could test on it? Perhaps borrowing one from a friend or neighbour to confirm that the problem is (or isn't) the LCD itself.

Ive done a search for that monitor number but can't seem to find anything. What is the make / model?

Does the monitor have more than one input? If so you could try changing it either with the cable or it may have an 'input' select button on the front. This shouldn't be a problem as it should default to whichever it is detected a signal from, but worth a shot.

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I posted in another thread and was told might should try posting here.

My mouse is acting crazy. I will type about 4 words and it jumps back to the beginnig and types over everything I previously typed. Also, wherever my mouse is...like if over the send button...sometimes it sends it w/out me hitting the button.

Could I have a malware doing this??


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hello people i would post hijackthis info and DDS please help fixing my computer:hLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 13:51:42, on 14/06/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\DVDAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\Media\TSMAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\TouchSmart\Media\Kernel\CLML\CLMLSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exeC:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\NBHGui.exeC:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCD.exeC:\Windows\Vm_sti.exeC:\Program Files\Com... Read more

A:computer acting crazy

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.??If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine.??Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links.??Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool.??No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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My computer has been acting wierd lately. IE acting very strange (when it opens) and adobe screws up whatever program that opens it almost every time it opens something. I won't get into my outlook problems (those are about to make me go nuts)any help with my log is greatly appreciated.Thanks again Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 10:05:19 PM, on 7/5/2005Platform: 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\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec Client Firewall\NISUM.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\ntrtscan.exeC:\PROGRA~1\PHAROS\bin\DistAgnt.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\tmlisten.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wdfmgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32&#... Read more

A:computer acting crazy lately

If you still need help, could you post a fresh log?

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This whole situation confuses me greatly. It started out with my installing the latest version of aol 9.0 security edition and downloading the mcafee software to go with it.After I dled that stuff, my internet stopped working completely. IE won't work, aol won't work.I first tried scanning for viruses. I had about 10000 viruses.I deleted them all. Still no internet. I deleted aol next. Still no internet. Then I deleted mcafee. Still no internet. I've tried repairing it, restarting my router, flushing the dns cache, checking everything I could possibly think of and still no internet. The weird part about it is in the bottom right corner of my comp where my icons are its shows internet being connected however it does not work. No firewalls are on or anything that could block out internet.

DSL Internet
Router connected
Windows xp sp1
Anything else, just ask.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me!!!

A:Internet acting crazy

Though the icon in the notification area may show a connection it may not actually be connected. I would suggest that you first verify that you are connected to the router by logging in to it.

Please let me know if this helps or if you need further assistance.

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My computer is acting crazy all of a sudden. I'll be working on it and it will start lagging, I move the mouse and it kinda like hesitates or skips. I dont really know how to explain it. Also, Sometimes I'll be doing nothing on the computer and the harddrive will just start grinding. Earlier tonight I was playing a game of NHL2k1 and everything was running fine when all of a sudden it started slowing down, I looked down and the HDD light was flasing as if I was doing something that was using the HDD big time.

If anyone could help that would be cool. Thanx

A:System's Acting Crazy, HELP

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T5600 @ 1.83GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1014 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 107615 MB, Free - 78499 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FF049
Antivirus: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Help, I did a malware removal with another poster a few weeks ago and ended up having to use an earlier restore point. Since then the computer is acting

up. It runs slow and freezes for one thing. Another crazy thing is happening too. When I am using the advanced search option to find a phrase in a

document or file, the computer will all of a sudden go nuts and open up a bunch of windows like sql, BCMWLTRY, Hsm sink window and others. Then everything

freezes and I have to call up task manager and restart the system.

A:computer acting crazy

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Hi! This is my first time posting but I have been doing a lot of reading so I might be able to talk somewhat intelligently on the subject of things... but forgive my overall lack of knowledge - I'm trying to learn! Hope this is in the right thread!

So my mom logged on the computer this morning and the desktop was completely changed bright read with a swirled symbol in the middle and it had some link written on the bottom of it having to do something with downloading a program to help get rid of spyware. (I'm not sure what it was at the moment because by using "SpyBot" I was able to get rid(?) or stop whatever was doing that - forgot to write it down. It also started adding all these programs to the desktop, all the adds were popping up, and it was trying to tell us to download all these different programs to help protect the computer. It always was saying that there was a virus that was going to be able to get into our accounts and get passwords etc. Unfortunately my mom clicked on a pop up - thinking it was an update to a program we already have - that said you could get some kind of software update for free, but of course it kept leading her to all this other stuff trying to get her to buy things. I've been running "Avast!" and it has found a couple viruses and I told it move them to "the chest". She woke me up and I did the best I could to stop everything. What should I do next? What I have looked at, it seems I should download &q... Read more

A:My Computer is Acting Crazy...

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Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

First off, please do not follow any of those links, they are to scareware, something designed to get you to buy their bad product.


Please do this:

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
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I have tried to find a similar problem here but don't see anything that fits.

I have a friends machine and it takes about ten minutes too boot up to the point where the desktop icons are there. I worked on this machine and cleaned it up and had it running great in June. I have a backup on an external HDD from that time (june). Now the device manager icon is missing in control panel and I can't get the thing to connect to my wireless network. I can't find the wireless networks on the networks connections. I have checked and verified that the switch for the wifi card is on. But there are several things just "missing" Got me baffled.


A:XP Machine acting crazy

We can check if the computer is clean, but it may be something else....Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be 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. * When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results. * Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. * When completed, a log will open in No... Read more

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Ok so my computer is constatnly freezing. My task bar and start buttons go away and then after a minute i get an error pop up..
explorer.exe - Entry Point not found
The procedure entry point InternetGetSecurityInfoBYURLW could not be located in the dynamic link library WININET.DLL

After i click ok it goes away and then all my windows and programs come back but its happening alot. I also am sure i have a trojan of some sort because after all this happens I start to get popups from some winantivirus pro. I have scanned for spy ware with adaware,spybot. and Xoftspy.. Xoftspy recognizes that the trojan is in my system 32 folder but it can't remove the files that are infected... Here is my highjack this log.. Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:51:17 AM, on 8/25/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusche... Read more

A:Help My computer is acting crazy..

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Hi i really need some help, my pc has been doing all kinds of weird crap over the last couple of days. On a few occasions, it would just turn off out of no where, I restarted the thing and it told me that there was no hard drive to boot from. I used to bios to auto detect the hard drive and it said there was nothing there.

I unplugged the sata cable and the power, then plugged the hard drive back in and then it started normally - only to pull the same crap again half a day later. I decided to re-install Vista, and then my dvd-rom stopped working as the bios told me there was no connection, plus the physical eject button did nothing. So I unplugged the dvd-rom, plugged it back in, and it worked.

So I reinstalled Vista, and the PC was incredibly slow, I couldn't even right click on the "my computer" icon cause the computer would take years to load. So I re-installed Vista again.. this time the pc seemed fine, but when I reinstalled my audio drivers, I got the blue screen of death. I have no idea what is going on.

The only new hardware I had installed was a 500gb HD and I tried out the windows 7 beta using the new HD and then it all screwed up like 2 days later. If anyone has any suggestions please help me out.

A:Computer acting crazy

What's the model of your power supply? I'd suspect it or the motherboard is starting to die...

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For the past week, my computer has been acting weird...running very slow, lots of pop-ups, not loading programs properly, only allowing me to run 1-2 programs at a time, freezing up frequently...I found this forum in hopes that someone can help me...I'm completely overwhelmed. I really appreciate it!

I ran Ad-Aware SE Personal, then I ran Housecall Trend Micro Virus Scan. These are the viruses that were found and unable to be cleaned:

Java ByTever.A
Java ByTever.A-1



Next, I ran Hijack This, and using the Hijack Analyzer, here is the new report:

***Security Programs Detected***

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VSOCheckTask] "c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcmnhdlr.exe" /checktask
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCAgentExe] c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCUpdateExe] C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\McUpdate.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VirusScan Online] c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee.com McShield - Unknown - c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee SecurityCenter Update Manager - Networks ... Read more

A:AHH! My computer is acting crazy...

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that Display the contents of System Folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

Download CWShredder and click on 'Fix' (it will automatical... Read more

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Hi guys,

Could any of you possibly take a look at my HJT log? My computer has been acting really strange. On initial startup, it usually takes a long time to start, and I usually have to reboot to get my internet connection up and running.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 7:34:29 AM, on 1/24/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Xjznze\Nalau.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MAPI\1033\nt\MAPISP32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\brad\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cus.../*http://www.yahoo.com/ext/search/search.h... Read more

A:Help!! Computer acting crazy!

Brad, welcome to TSG. I'm Liz and while you wait for your log to be read you need to do a couple of things.

First, you have an outdated HiJack This log. You need to go to http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=3155 and download the newest version, please.

Next, you are running hijack this out of a temporary directory on your desktop. Can you please create a folder in My Documents and call it Hijack (or something similar). Then extract hijack this into the folder you have created and run it from there. The reason for this is that Hijack this backup files may be deleted if it is being run from a temporary folder.

Then re-run it and post the newest log. Liz

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If anobody can help I would greatly appreciate it. Whenever I try to go to certain sites a I am redirected to this link:


Here is my Hijack This log: What can I do to fix the problem?
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 922\dlbtbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell Photo AIO Printer 922\dlbtbmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Fil... Read more

A:Help!! My computer is acting crazy!!

Hi, ad10181


Set Explorer to view Hidden Files and Folders:

Right-click your Start button and go to "Explore".
Select Tools from the menu
Select Folder Options
Select the View tab
Click on Show all Files and Folders
Select Apply to All Folders | Yes | Apply | OK.
Please go here:
The Spy Killer Forum
Click on "New Topic"
Put your name, e-mail address, and this as the title: "gjykdgov.dll"
Put a link to this thread in the description box.
Then next to the file box, at the bottom, click the browse button, then navigate to this file:


Click Open.
Click Post.
Set Explorer to Defaults:

Right-click your Start button and go to "Explore".
Select Tools from the menu
Select Folder Options
Select the View tab
Click on Restore Defaults
Select Apply to All Folders | Yes | Apply | OK.
Please download the OTMoveIt by OldTimer.

Save it to your desktop.

Please re-open HiJackThis and scan. Check the boxes next to all the entries listed below.

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DllRunning] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\system32\gjykdgov.dll",setvm
Now close all windows and browsers, other than HiJackThis, then click Fix Checked.

Close Hijackthis.

Please double-click OTMoveIt.exe to run it.
Copy the file paths below to the clipboard by highlighting ALL of them and pressing CTRL + C (or, after highlighting, right-click and choose copy):

Return to OTMoveIt, right click on the ... Read more

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My pc has been acting crazy for the last few days. Belos is the Hijackthis log of the pc. Can any one help me out please?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 16:09, on 06-11-01
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\New Folder\HijackThis.exe

R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [msvcc25] svcchost.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Update Manager] taskmg... Read more

A:My Pc Is Autodialing And Acting Crazy

Welcome Muhammad Shariq!

I will be helping you under the guidance of one of our expert coaches.

Please give me a little time to get back to you with instructions.


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Hi All,

The past week or two everytime I go into folders in my My Documents the system starts acting up. If I do a search or open a folder within a folderthe start toolbar at the bottom of window disappears for a while then when it finally comes back, the search or folder I had open is crashes and is gone.

I've also been getting thiw warning from SecretMaker Security Watchdog whenever I reboot the computer:

A new SERVICE named
attempts to intall on your PC
Do you allow this SERVICE to be installed?

I keep hitting the reject button.

Could the hard drive be getting ready to blow???

Here's a copy of the HiJack This Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:21:11 AM, on 1/24/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVI... Read more

A:Computer Acting Crazy

Forgot to mention that when I was running HiJack This, a window popped up with this message:

You have a particularly large amount of hijacked domains. It's probably better to delete the file itslef then to fix each item (and create a backup).
If you see the sme IP address in all the reported 01 items, consider deleting your Hosts file, which is located at

Not sure what to do next.


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Hey guys hows it goin...i have 2 problems

1) I have a problem when ever i start my computer it says Warning !!System is in safe mode please reset you overclocked settings press F1 to continue or DEL to go into setup......

after i reset my computer to defualt settings in bios my computer keeps saying the same thing when ever i start my computer...i restarted my computer like a 100 times but it just keeps saying the same thing and i have to press f1 to start windows

2) When i start press the start button it takes about 35 to 40 seconds for my computer to Actually start....basically what i am saying is that the startup boot screen comes 35 seconds after i press the start button... this never happend before and just started doing this today....

Any Suggentions on what is happening

MSI- K8N neo platinum 7030
amd athlon 3200+
geforce 6800
512 DDR

A:motherboard acting crazy

I am guessing when you say you press the "start button" are you talking about power button on your case, not "Start" button as in, Windows? Right?

Sounds like the "default" BIOS settings are not right, overclocked or not. Sounds like you just need to set everything, not to defaults or to failsafe, but to "correct" settings.
This would be multiplier and RAM CAS speeds etc...

Taking 35 seconds to show you the post screen would be that the system is having trouble detecting everything.
You'll have to go into BIOS and check that the settings are right. Or at least that they are all AUTO.

good luck

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My computer has really been acting up as of late, and I think it may be due to the fact that I am conastantly online becasue of broadband. I think I may be infected, SOmetimes I cant get online if the computer has been on for awhile. The network connections say i am "connected" but I cant go online. Then I reboot and Im back online again. I have a firewall, but I know things can certainly slip past those. Please HelpLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:14:30 AM, on 11/30/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)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\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exec:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.... Read more

A:Computer Is Acting Crazy

Hello,The main problem with your computer is the fact that you have installed more than one Antivirus and Firewall. No wonder you are having problems.You have Zonealarm Firewall. Norton with Firewall Monitor Service and McAfee.Also, I see you are still using an outdated version of Ewido. Ewido has been updated to AVG Antispyware. Rather than giving you extra protection, this can actually give problems because of incompatibility issues, can even cause BSODs and decrease the reliability of it seriously!Also, it causes a serious system slowdown, connection problems etc etc.I would strongly advise you to only have one Anti-Virus with the Auto-Protect feature running at any one time!If you decide to only keep one Anti-Virus installed, you should uninstall the other(s) through the Add or Remove Programs option in Control Panel.

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I have the new Philips cdrw4120 burner and I am using Nero burning software. I have been successfully burning cd's until this past week. When i burn a cd now only the first song plays. When i advance the track selections on my stereo cd player the track #'s appear but no music is played. When I play the cd in the cdrw player all the tracks appear in random order. what also is strange is that if I just let the cd play in the stereo or cdrw it will play all of the songs, but with the elasped time counting form 99:59 going down. I know that this is a lot of problems but what the heck happened. Anybody please help me.

A:burner acting crazy

I'm not much into the music, But I have been told by more than one person that the best results for music copies is by recording to the hard drive first then putting it back onto a disk ??? Maybe that will help or not.....

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I just got my computer about a month ago. My brother has been over quite a lot "to check some things", and since then, my computer has been acting really weird. Slow, lots of pop-ups, and alot of new files that I don't recognize. I ran Hijack This. Could anyone help me figure out if anything's going on? Thanks! Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 4:32:49 PM, on 3/12/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exe c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MskAgent.exe c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust Anti-Spam\QSP-\QOELoader.exe c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mc... Read more

A:New Computer Is Already Acting Crazy

Hello and welcome.. Let's get started. Please download and unzip BFUzip from HERE.Run the program and click the Web button as shown here:Use this URL to copy into the address bar of the Download script window:http://metallica.geekstogo.com/p2pnetwork.bfuExecute the script by clicking the Execute button.If you have any questions about the use of BFU please read here:http://metallica.geekstogo.com/BFUinstructions.htmlReboot and post back with a fresh HijackThis log so we can continue.

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As of an hour ago, all new incoming messages appear as blank messages. And, if I compose a new message, the cursor appears very tiny and does not advance if I try to compose a new message.

If I look at messages received before this started, most appear blank but a few do look normal.

Thanks for any help!!!

A:Vista Mail acting crazy

Which mail system? Windows Live Mail? Hotmail? Yahoo? Vista mail????!!!

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Lately I noticed that there is someting wrong with my computer, I got so many errors problem, that I dont have enough memory or Iexplorer.exe can not open, also there is an icon by the adress bar that replacing the IE icon , Please take a look at the attached pic marque In red
I have no idea how to solve this issue
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:55:07 PM, on 21/12/06
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Li... Read more

A:Solved: computer acting crazy

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Hi all there i have a cisco aironet card cb21AG, running on the ATheros chipset AR5212A. Its a PCMCIA card i use a Laptop

this card works beautifully on linux, but on windows if i try the original driver the system just becomes sluggish and the mouse stops moving and finally hangs.

if i use the downloaded drivers from Cisco the card connects to the Access point for about 1 minute and then connection drops.

I have tried the information posted on this site at http://www.techspot.com/vb/all/wind...2-Wireless-Cards-to-Work-with-Windows-XP.html

But this information also did not help, i tried various drivers from driverguide.com also but none helped.

Any help would be appreciated please.

My config is - Acer 2403 laptop 1.5 gigs of ram, 40gb hdd Windows XP SP2 with built in BroadCom WiFi which is disabled.

Do reply.


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I can get to web pages, but when I attempt to print pages, say a copy of my power bill, it tells me its unable to connect to the internet, and I keep getting popups. And its almost impossible to shut internet explorer down at that point. Please help if you can. Thanks so much!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5750 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2038 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 137210 MB, Free - 50865 MB; D: Total - 15359 MB, Free - 10194 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0P096C
Antivirus: None

A:My computer is acting really crazy since the IE9 upgrade

Popups that say what? What is your default printer? Are you clicking the link on the page for a printable view? Most webpages are not printer-friendly.

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below is my current hijack this log....my computer is acting crazy lately and cannot figure out why...anyone that could help i would greatly appreciate it..later!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:44:54 AM, on 2/18/2006Platform: 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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\runservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\ups.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exeC:\WINDOWS\system3... Read more

A:Computer Acting Crazy..hijack This Log ..please Help!

How exactly do you mean 'acting crazy'?Step #1Scan again with HijackThis and check the following items:R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/.../search/ie.htmlR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.comR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C8B2A36-3DB1-42A4-A3CB-D426709BBFEB} - (no file)After checking these items, close all browser windows except HijackThis and click "Fix checked".Then reboot your computer.Step #2Please go HERE to run Panda's ActiveScanOnce you are on the Panda site click the Scan your PC buttonA new window will open...click the Check Now buttonEnter your CountryEnter your State/ProvinceEnter your e-mail address and click sendSelect either Home User or CompanyClick the big Scan Now buttonIf it wants to install an ActiveX component allow itIt will start downloading the files it requires for the scan (Note: It may take a couple of minutes)When download is complete, click on My Computer to start the scanWhen the scan completes, if anything malicious is detected, click the See Report button, then Save Report and save it to a convenient location. Post the contents of the ActiveScan reportStart HijackThis, perform a... Read more

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can anyone help me? my internet explorer keeps closing down by itself, or freezes, then error massages keep coming up and the pages close down, or i'll be writing an e-mail and i can't see what i'm writing until i move the scroll bar. i have an antivirus thing downloaded on my computer and it never said anything about spyware or a virus so i don't know why internet explorer is going crazy. i've been on microsoft.com and can't get anyne to help. if someone can help me then that would would be great. thanks!

A:internet explorer acting crazy need help


Follow the directions in this thread. Once you're ready to post your hijack this log, post it in this thread and we'll move the whole deal to the Hijackthis forum.

Good luck!

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