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Game does not open. VGA Compatible question mark.

Q: Game does not open. VGA Compatible question mark.

When I try to open "Delicious: Emily's Miracle of Life". This message comes out: Assertion failed. http://www.watermark-images.com/DownFiles/dk5ztT5I/1.jpg
In the Device Manager I don't have Display Adapter and the VGA Controller has a question mark.
http://www.watermark-images.com/DownFiles/dk5ztT5I/2.jpg
I tried to install it with Driver Booster, but it fails. I am using Windows XP. What should I do?

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Preferred Solution: Game does not open. VGA Compatible question mark.

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

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

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

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I had this problem after a Win 10 update. The mouse stopped working both USB and Bluetooth. I tested a different mouse and that didn't work either. Touchpad worked fine. So I called Dell tech support and they suggested I uninstall Windows update and re-install the chipset drivers that they provided. I did both and mouse still didn't work. Then tech support suggested I do a Windows Restore. Again that did not solve the problem. Then they suggested I do a Windows reinstall. At this point I got annoyed since I have 30 programs that I use for my business and a total Win re-install is out of to question. I thought there must be another simpler way to solve this problem. So I did an online search and found a fix. It was a very simple problem and needed a very simple fix:
I was able to fix this problem by adding a missing MultiString value to this registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E96F-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
Value Type: Multi String
Value Name: UpperFilters
Value: mouclass
An article that explains it in a very round-about way is here:
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-hardware/keyboard-and-mouse-get-device-manager-code-10/326f7c0d-14cb-45c2-a705-32d3a2ab07d6
The Multi String Value Name: UpperFilters was missing so I added it and the mouse started working and everything is good to go!
I was very disappointed with the Dell support team I contacted. They gave me the run around for 3 days for such a sim... Read more

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My friend has windows XP on an HP ??? PC, twice when he played starcrat, expansion, the game seemed to log itself in while he was logged in.

To help understand:
His name: Ryan
His username: alakazammath

First time: He was waiting for others to join his game, and suddenly it said alakazammath has joined the game, it then said that the other alakazammath wrote: hi me

Second time: While he was looking for a game to join, it said connection to battle.net lost, then when he logged in, it said CD key currently in use by Ryan...
 

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Hi -------- I have the above against my " Multimedia Audio Controller " in device manager. My speakers and michrophone do not work on my p.c. and this may be the problem. It does not even recognise that I have speakers and mich. attached as they are greyed out in the " sounds and audio device properties " pop up. Also I have a tft monitor with grills for inbuilt speakers ( well I take it they are for that ) and do not get any sound out of my monitor.I feel they are related.

I downloaded a utility called " unknown device identifier 5.02 and this gave me the make and model no. of the audio card it is " sis7012 audio driver " and then proceeded to download the appropriate driver and tried to install. It failed with an error message of a red cross and 536870397 number is displayed.

I installed a satellite card a while back and wonder if there is a conflict of some sort with this.
Have you any ideas on how to get my speakers and michrophone working ?

Just thinking out loud -- why can't I just delete the Multimedia Audio Controller ( the 1 with the yellow question mark ) . It is listed under " other devices " in device manager and I have an entry further down in the device manager called " sound video and game controllers " this then has all the usual listings such as " audio drivers " and " media control devices " etc. doesen't this section contain all the relevant entries to enable my spea... Read more

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Hello
The strangest thing, ``when i go shift and question mark`` on this forum lately I get this .
The quotation marks don`t really look normal either come to think of it. (``)
I usually just have questions but now no question marks.
Any ideas
thanks
Rob
 

A:Solved: É That`s what get if I hit the question mark

Whats happened here, sounds like you computer thinks you have a different language key board.

I cant remember where exactly the setting is, but it should be under control panel -> keyboard or control panel -> regonial and language options

hope that fixes it for you
 

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I can`t get the question mark for my acer Aspire netbook to come up. All I get when I key shift question mark is the french e with an accent.

I tried to change the keyboard to US but to no avail. I can`t seem to delete Canadian french keyboard layout.

What m I doing wrong

A:Can`t get question mark to type out

It should work :(
Try to boot your computer.

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Hello

computer:

VISTA home premium 64 bit
service pack 1
AMD Phenom x4 9750 quad core processor
8 gb system memory
750 Gb hard drive
ATI Radeon HD 3650

Whenever I try to view movie trailer clips from this one website the video seems to
take a long time to load up...and in the end I just get a quicktime picture with this
question mark in the middle

In the past I was always able to watch these video clips without any problems...I've
also noticed that my sidebar weather gadget, in VISTA, has also frozen on one
temperature and will not change...this happened around the same time I noticed that
I was getting the quicktime question mark

I have tried updating quicktime...it doesn't help
 

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I have an HP Pavilion dv9000 laptop and I am unable to use my question mark key. I also cannot get capital letters for some keys notably the letters "z, x,c,v, m etc"
Is it a keyboard choice issue or something I have to turn off
Can someone tell me how to resolve this issue.
Thanks
 

A:Question Mark Key issue

Try the recommendations here: http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/keyboard-does-not-work-correctly/169913.html

They mention testing to make sure no keys are stuck and testing another keyboard. If another keyboard works on your laptop Id guess the key contacts on the built in keyboard are acting up.
 

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Don't know how and when, but all of a sudden I've seen all my outgoing emails in text format have a '?' at the beginning of the msg. E.g. "?Hello,...".
Obviously when I compose the msg there is no question mark.
This happens only if I use text format and with all codepages except UTF-8.

I've never installed external email clients and I've always been using Windows Mail and now Windows Live Mail 2011. IE7 then IE8 and now IE9beta. I don't use 3rd party firewalls/antivirus/anti-malware etc.

On the web it's impossible to find a solution and that's the best I've seen: Unwanted Question Mark In Message Body | TheDailyReviewer

Please, can someone help me?

A:Question mark '?' in outgoing emails

If you are running an ANSI program, if it doesn't understand a character, it sticks a '?' in place of it. If UTF-8 works I'd stick with that. I've only used English versions of Windows but from programming I know it's a can of worms when you start getting into code pages, unicode and all that jazz. Not everything understands non-ANSI char set. I'd try another mail program.

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HELP! I'm so frustrated in trying to find someone who can help me with this issue ... I promised a report to the client several hours ago! The only way I know to fix it is to manually delete every single one. Too much time.

I'm importing spreadsheets from a system that I work with on a regular basis. There's a character box w/ a question mark, as if it's indicating a space or tab. How can I permanently stop this from happening? Of course this doesn't seem to be happening to anyone else who uses the same system ...

here's a screenshot:
 

A:Excel Character - Question Mark In A Box

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whilst using my machine on line (XP) i restarted by its self and when it rebooted there was a new harddrive icon in my computer. this icon when clicked on and properties view, has 0byts but it has a small red circle with a white question mark . its kinda in the bottom left corner of the icon.

Has anyone seen heard of this before?
 

A:Restart created new HD with red question mark?

Do you have a camera, or other removable storage device plugged in to a usb port ?
 

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I'm trying to fix a Dell Inspiron 2200 laptop. In the device manager there is a yellow question mark next to "other devices" and everthing listed under other devices has the question mark. The error code has flashed as a 1 or 2 and they are listed as not installed. I can't connect to the internet and I am using another computer. Can anyone give me a procedure and link to appropriate web sites for driver downloads?

A:Yellow Question Mark Next to other devices

Do you have the dell's driver disc? If not you can go to Dell's website and download the drivers with one pc and copy the drivers to disc and throw them on the other pc!Inspiron 2200 Drivers

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I just got a thinkpad T420. Had to do the whole bootable usb/cd with windows 7 iso writtten on it. Since im not that good with computers it took a while to figure out i needed to do that to get my computer to work. Anyways now after ive been able to get on the homescreen i cant seem to connect to my wifi. So i go to device manager and all my drivers have yellow question marks. This is almost guaranteed the problem i believe. I tried finding what i needed off windows 7 download support or whatever and ive been transferring the drives via usb and still my laptop cant seem to find the .exe driver files.

The Point: Can somebody help me find what driver files i need for the network controller and all. Im going to provide some handy info below.

Lenovo Thinkpad T420
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
4Gb Ram
Intel i5-2520M 2.50Ghz

base system device

PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&SUBSYS_21CE17AA&REV_05
PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&SUBSYS_21CE17AA
PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&CC_088001
PCI\VEN_1180&DEV_E823&CC_0880


Biometric Coprocessor properties

USB\VID_147E&PID_2016&REV_0002
USB\VID_147E&PID_2016


Ethernet Controller

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1502&SUBSYS_21CE17AA&REV_04
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1502&SUBSYS_21CE17AA
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1502&CC_020000
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1502&CC_0200


Network Controller

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0085&SUBSYS_13118086&REV_34
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0085&SUBSYS_13118086
PCI\V... Read more

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not sure where to post this as it applies to all windows versions... why can't you have a question mark in the file names of files in Windows??? many pictures and songs I make is about a question and I HATE having to replace the question mark with an underscore!!! why aren't question marks allowed in file names???

A:Why can't you have a question mark (?) in file names???

Because it's a reserved character.http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa365247(v=vs.85).aspxUse any character in the current code page for a name, including Unicode characters and characters in the extended character set (128–255), except for the following:The following reserved characters:< (less than)> (greater than): (colon)" (double quote)/ (forward slash)\ (backslash)| (vertical bar or pipe)? (question mark)* (asterisk)

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Hey everyone. The other day I was chatting with my friend, and I tried to ask a question, only to find that my question mark wasn't working. I told him that it sucked that I couldn't use my question mark or my slash, but after trying, I found that my slash actually was working. can anyone tall me what could be causing this problem? I could use some help. BTW, in case it matters, I'm using a dell latitude d620 with windows 7 on it.

PS: The only reason that I could use a question mark up there ^, was by using Alt+63, so I actually can use a question mark, just not with the key. :/

Thanks in advance!

A:question mark doesn't work, but / does...

How abouuuuut..?
Keyboard mapping
Thats a software based remedy, Otherwise just google keyboard mapping and I'm sure you'll find the way to do it w/out software.
Theres also a M$ program that might help you out.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl....aspx?id=22339
G'Luck
-D-

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for some reason i trusted a shady profile on myspace it said something about download this ms viewer to view full page I usually dont fall for these but it looked official and it was early and my girl was playing cold turkey with me lol (the chick looked hot lol)after that there was so much spyware worm stuff popping up i did all the removal procedures that i know of but this one thing wont dissapear it starts up with the computer its a blue question mark that blinks a little red ghostbusters like circle with a slesh and once every few minutes a dialog box pops up that saysthat numerous spyware are running on my computer if i click the dialog it takes me to a spydawn websiteHHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLLLPPPPPPPPPPPPLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 10:38:59 AM, on 2/25/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\CFusion\cfam\program\ccmgr.exeC:\CFusion\Bin\cfserver.exeC:\CFusion\cfam\Program\... Read more

A:System Alert Question Mark

Welcome to BC Gadget Junkie Download ATF Cleaner by Atribune:http://www.atribune.org/ccount/click.php?id=1Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Click 'Select All' found at the bottom of the list.Click the 'Empty Selected' button.If you use Firefox browser, do this also:Click Firefox at the top and choose 'Select All' from the list.Click the 'Empty Selected' button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords,please click 'No' at the prompt.If you use Opera browser,do this also:Click Opera at the top and choose 'Select All' from the list.Click the 'Empty Selected' button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords,please click 'No' at the prompt.Click 'Exit' on the Main menu to close the program.******************************Download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri), to your desktop.Double click on Smitfraudfix.cmdSelect option #1 ? Search, by typing 1 and press "Enter"; a text file will appear, which lists infected files (if present).Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.

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i have gone through my devices and on the bottom are my usbs and they all have a question mark by them
 

A:USB in device manager has a question mark by it

With the amount of information given I have to say the best advice I can give is install the driver.

Might want to check out the link in my signature.
 

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I have done all cleans as instructed. When this first happened, I was also being directed to an "Adware" page every time I opened IE. Running AVG Anti-Spyware fixed that. I still have the flashing question mark and there is a program I can not remove called "System Alert Popup."Problem first occurred when son was surfing porn I think. Not certain about that.Following is "Hijack This"Any and all help appreciated.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:11:54 PM, on 3/4/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exec:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\O... Read more

A:Flashing Question Mark In Tool Bar

Hello Sippy, Please download SmitfraudFix Double-click SmitfraudFix.exe Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter"; a text file will appear, which lists infected files (if present). Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply. Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user. http://www.beyondlogic.org/consulting/proc...processutil.htm

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Hello! I've been helped in the past by this forum, so I thought I might give it another go (also thinking about joining the training program, seems about fun and fitting for my knowledge - IT student who loves to help - so yeah).Back on topic however!I've been infected with something that takes 25% of my CPU under the process "svchost.exe".I checked and it's the actual system process, not a fake or misspelled one. I used process explorer to check what service it was, and apparently, it's wuauserv, Windows Update?I deleted most of the infection, it had a task in the Task Scheduler (fake Steam task, Steam doesn't create tasks) and a couple of folders in appdata (!) where it ran.The file had, surprisingly, no extension. It was just called "Steam", about two MBs in size. I deleted that and other suspicious files I didn't download or install myself.Apparently, the only instance remaining is the one under svchost. I have attached the Addition.txt file. Here are two screenshots (taken with Gyazo)Task manager showing %CPU for the process: https://gyazo.com/9d9c50f451c94dd095de4034152cabe4Process Explorer information on that process: https://gyazo.com/5dd83c775698b8c29bbc13435657ec38 Here's the scan log:  Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:15-06-2016Ran by Edo (administrator) on HAF-X (15-06-2016 22:14:55)Running from D:\Tutto\DownloadLoaded Profiles: Edo (Available Profiles: Edo)Platform: Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 (X64) Language:... Read more

A:Infected with a miner (question mark?)

Greetings d0dUxDJ and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met.Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter problems... Read more

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after switching from xp home to xp pro...in my device manager next to video controller there is a yellow question mark. i have tried to update driver...un-successful....i ran dxdiag.exe in display tab there is no manufacturer info...does this mean i do not have a graphics card or video controller. my dvd program will not let me play my videos...is this all connected? will provode any info neccessary upon request

A:video controller question mark

Copy and paste your dxdiag to the forum. Also, if you can, provide the video card make and model. We can further diagnose your issue from there.

If you can't provide the card information, if it is completely stock, provide the make and model of your pc. We can probably find the card info/the motherboard information (if it is integrated video).

Thanks much

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Recipients of my emails often ask me why there are question marks after and before my posted message. I am not entering them, so why do they appear? This usually happens when I add a PDF attachment.

I'm sending from my Mac iBook G4 and recipients are on PCs.

Thanks for your help!
 

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Hello,
I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows XP pro, with 3 partitions. Recently I partitioned my hardrive for installing linux. After using linux for sometime, I deleted the partition using partition magic and redistributed the free space amongst the other partitions. When I was using linux, I installed a program called F-Disk, which allowed me to access my linux partitions from windows. This program made the linux partitions as separate partitions which would show up on My Computer. But now after deleting linux, these local disks still show up on my computer with a red circle and a white question mark on them. They dont have any space on them and I cant access them or anything like that. These local drives do not go away at all. I have a attached an image which shows My computer.

Can someone help me with this please?
Thanks.
 

A:Question Mark Drive on My Computer

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My E Drive is not working and it has a blue question mark over it. in device manager it has a rectangle with an ! in the middle.  How to fix.  My laptop is old its a compaq.

A:Blue question mark over E Drive it seems like its gone

It's possible that the disk-drive is logically divided into both 'C:' and 'D:' partitions.That would make your CD/DVD drive as the 'E:' drive. So, put a disk into the CD/DVD drive, to see if your computer will be able to read it. 

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Hello :

When I press the shift and question mark in Gmail I get an E with an acute accent mark, instead of a question mark. In my notepad and wordperfect programs, the problem does not occur : pressing shift and the question mark at the same time get me the usual question mark..

Could someone tell me how to regain the question mark in my gmail?

Thank you,
Robert
 

A:Solved: Eacute instead of question mark

I found a resolution when I saw a google site that indicated a solution I had previously tried unsuccessfully : holding down the shift and control keys at the same time : it required one to hold down the control and shift keys. However, in my case anyway, I could only get it to work by holding them down for about 11 seconds!

So, the solution is to hold down the shift and control key simultaneously for an extended length of time. And in my case it was very extended!

The problem has nothing to do with having installed the wrong keyboard, which is what many would have one think.

For some reason the problem and the solution apply only when using Gmail. Notepad and other programs seem to work normally (as long as you have the proper keyboard installed).

Robert
 

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I had a major problem with my computer and couldn't use Restore or do a Recovery. I formatted and re-installed Windows XP using my Windows XP disk. The problem is I cant get on the Internet. There are four other computers in the house, all of which can connect ok. After hours of trying to figure out the problem, and fiddling with the wires on the modem and router, I've discovered that when I look in Device Manager there is a yellow question mark with an exclamation mark against Ethernet Controller in Other Devices. When I right-click and select properties it says that the drivers are not
installed. Obviously I can't connect to Windows Update so my only option
is to install from a specific location. I've put my Windows disk in and
used the location D:\i386 and also D:\i386\system32 but it can't seem to
find the drivers. Another query is, should there be more than one entry
in Network adapters? I only have one, that being the 1394 Net Adapter. I
seem to remember another adapter being there in the past. So, if I'm on
the right path, can I download the required driver from the Internet and
copy it over, if so, can you tell me the driver file and the folder it
needs to be in. I hope that's enough information for you and look
forward to your reply. Thank you, Gary

EMACHINES 5250
Intel Pentium 4 2933 MHz
512MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM
160gb Hard Drive
Windows XP Home SP2
 

A:Question mark over Ethernet Controller

Do you have an onboard internet connection. If so, you probably use the Realtek driver. It is found at eMachines product support. It is also found at
http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false&Langid=1&Level=5&PFid=6&PNid=6>
or www.RealTek.com or www.eMachines.com

Look for the RealTek RTL8139/810X Network Driver, version 2.1.22.1026 or higher. It will be about 3.78 MB or a bit more.

It will come with installation instructions.

It is usually a very easy, and very good network connection.
With the eMachine computer shut down and unplugged, remove the side of the case, and take out the
 

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Hello all ! Got a small glitch which I am hoping you can help me out with. I just reinstalled windows xp on a Dell Latitude D610 and did all the Microsoft updates to service pack 3 and about 72 other Microsoft updates. Also went to the Dell drivers update website and scanned my machine thru there for drivers and downloaded and installed their recommendations.Now when I go to "device manager", in other devices it lists 2 unknowns, Network controller and PCI simple communications controller. Two big question marks with a"!" in the middle. I uninstalled and tried reinstalling them, but it says it cannot find the file on those two. Laptop still works very good, but I am wondering if I need those 2 devices and if I do, where do I get them. Thanks in advance.

A:Other devices yellow question mark.

The PCI Simple Communcations device is probably the dial-up modem...I would just disable the modem in the BIOS, unless I was on dialup.http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd610/en/ug_en/drivers.htm#wp1052327Driver Support WebpageYou need to pick the correct applicable driver for networking...and install same. Look at your system documentation to see which is applicable to the system you have.Louis

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Hi all. . .I searched the forums and couldn't figure out how to fix my problem. I am not very computer savvy, so please forgive me if this sounds really dumb. .

My daughter has an A22M Thinkpad with Windows 2000 Pro. We can't get the internet to work after her b/f restored it to last known good configuration. Now, there is a question mark beside the "ethernet controller", PCI Serial port, and Display adapter under the device manager.

I went to the IBM site and downloaded the drivers for Ethernet driver for Intel PRO/100 SP Mini PCI combo card and reinstalled it but that didn't work. The question mark is still showing up. Any advice on how to fix this?

Thanks!!
 

A:Arghhh!! Ethernet Controller. . .Question Mark?

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Please help me to remove HELP ICons from all icons on desktop
 

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Under control panel, in my device manager i have the yellow ? against other diveces/multimedia audio controller.
Is this there as i have disabled my onboard audio on my motherboard as i have a creative soundcard now?

A:yellow question mark in device mananger

most probable
read your motherboard book to make sure there isnt a jumper or dip switch that had to be moved to use a sound card.

if thats the onboard sound, right click on the yellow conflict and disable it.

post back

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I renamed hijack this and did a system scan. This is the log file, any help would be awesome!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:28:23 PM, on 10/23/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Video Add-on\isfmntr.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Boot Optimizer\HPBootOp.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1130092997\ee\AOLSoftware.exeC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXEC:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exeC:\Program Files\Video Add-on\isfmm.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digit... Read more

A:Red X That Blinks Into A Blue Question Mark On My Taskbar

nevermind My second scan with Webroot spysweeper seems to have fixed the problem.

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buying a new keyboard did not solve the issue

all of a sudden for no apparent reason, some of the keys will produce different characters, for example the question mark key produces ?

i`ll just be typing along and it happens. i don`t click any special combination of keys as far as i can tell, and i am certainly not deliberately setting the keyboard to `french`or something like that.

it will often stay like this for ages, then for some mysterious reason it goes back to normal.

normally a complete reboot of the computer fixes it, but that`s a real pain when im in the middle of doing something important that can`t be paused (like an online game)

A:idiotic keyboard question mark key types

OK. First of all, download this and run it;

Malwarebytes

Run a full scan please............

When the scan is complete, post the log here.

Regards....Mike Connor

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Anyone familiar with this problem, pls help, thx

A:idiotic keyboard question mark key types

Maybe this will help: Types ? instead of apostrophe ? instead of question mark - Control Panel - Windows 7

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I have been seeing this image ALOT around websites:
http://backend.skyzyx.net/images/qt-flash-1.png


Is there a way to fixing this?


I use FireFox on a mac OS X computer]

A:Quick Time symbol and question mark...?

Reinstall QT? It usually fixes the icon cache problems. I had it too before reinstalling yesterday and now its gone.

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Hi, i just had to re install windows XP. After that, i went to Sony's official site ( i have a sony vaio VGC-RB64G btw, desktop) and got all the drivers the computer came with. The problem is though, i still have no sound!


My audio card is a SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC.

I downloaded Belarc and this is the report, hopefully it will help.

Operating System System Model
Windows XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600) Sony Corporation VGC-RB64G R5109973
System Serial Number: 28225432-3001274
Chassis Serial Number: Chassis Serial
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.80 gigahertz Intel Pentium D
16 kilobyte primary memory cache
2048 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Intel Corporation PRAGUE AAD12395-206
Serial Number: BTPR60308160
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Intel Corp. PR94510J.04T.0096.2005.1215.1917 12/15/2005
Drives Memory Modules c,d
242.53 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
236.36 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-110D [CD-ROM drive]
SONY DVD-ROM DDU1615 [CD-ROM drive]

Sony USB HS-CF USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 2
Sony USB HS-MS USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 1
Sony USB HS-SD MMC USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 4
Sony USB HS-SM/xD USB Device [Hard drive] -- drive 3
WDC WD2500JS-98MHB0 [Hard drive] (250.06 GB) -- drive 0 1024 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'J6H1' has 512 MB (serial number 0xF11154D2)
Slot 'J6H2' is Empty
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A:Multimedia Audio Controller question mark

Welcome to TSF....

About half way down this age the audio driver is residing

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu...l?mdl=VGCRB64G

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I have recently reformatted my computer and removed vista and installed xp.
Now I'm no computer wizard so now I have learned the hard way to backup everything before you start a major project lol.Anyway Now I have yellow question mark in devive manager by other devices labled other device bridge,sm bus controller,and usb wireless 802.11 b/g. Are these things a problem in development and how can i fix it ?
 

A:Solved: Device Manager Question Mark

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I recently bought an iPod and plugged it into my PC running XP Pro SP2 but it wasn't recognized so I then unplugged it. Well in Windows explorer when I click on "My Computer" the is a new local drive with a red circle/question mark on it. I can't seem to remove it and it doesn't show up in the disk management or device manager.

Could someone please let me know how to remove this unknown phantom drive?

Jeremy

A:Unknown drive with red circle and question mark

Hi jeremywar!!

Welcome to TSF!!

First of all, did you already restart the computer?

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Hi,
Device manager isnt reconigzing the smbus controller (puts a yellow question mark next to it.). My Computer is an Emachines T3504 with an Intel Motherboard and an ATI Xpress 200 Chipset. Ive Tried installing the Chipset Drivers but it hasnt solved the SM Buscontroller issue. Any ideas??

A:Yellow Question Mark SMBus Controller

Try the Intel site, http://www.intel.com/support/chipsets/sb/cs-013541.htm or http://ati.amd.com/products/radeonxpress200mIntel/specs.html.I forgot that was before AMD acquired ATI.Louis

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Running dell dimension dm051
windows xp media center
service pack 2

the problem im getting when trying to boot safe mode, a blue screen appears with a question mark ( ? )

i have no problem logged on to windows however when i open task manager and try and end a process on any process
any help or luck?

there are also numerous files in my temp folder that wont delete. for example., c.exe, d.exe, e.exe, f.exe ... etc

A:safe mode -Question mark , error

Dell Dimension E510 here, xp media center sp2 also.

Same problem here with the safe mode -> a blue screen (not THE blue screen, btw) with an odd looking prompt and a question mark. Not a real prompt, nothing blinks.

Except on mine I can't get into windows any other way. It'll just hang at the logo screen with no hdd activity whatsoever.

Just spent couple hours cleaning this thing of trojan.generic, winlogon86 and some rogue.antispyware.antivirus. Seemed to be running ok. Then did 2 things before last reboot: [1] set page file back to 'system managed size' (it was set at custom and much larger than recommended), and [2] installed windows update 'office xp service pack 3'.

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Need help in getting rid of the icon. Everytime i click on it, it will direct me to http://www.spylocked.com/?aff=334. If I'm in full-screen mode it will automatically bring me back to window onces in awhile.
Thank for helping in advance.
 

A:System Tray with White Question Mark.

* Click here to download HJTsetup.exe.
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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Every few minutes (sometimes every few seconds) this icon starts to move around a little, while letting out these loud warning bell sounds. It does it 2-5 times right in a row and then it's quiet for a few minutes (or seconds). While this is going on , I can not move my mouse. It's like that thing has total control over my computer for a few seconds. I've been losing a lot of games because i can't get my mouse to move! I've opened up the HP Assistant to see if there were any issues ocurring that I needed to fix, but there was nothing. I've tried taking it off my toolbar and it does the same thing. I just want it to shut up and quit interfering with my games and my mouse. Help!!! Someone please tell me what I can do before my sanity is compromised by this little dime-sized icon.....LOL!

A:How do i get the HP blue question mark icon off my computer?

Hi, I think it is HPSA, please try Launch the HP Support Assistant and click on "Settings."Select "Never check for updates or messages (Not recommended)" from the drop-down menu under "How would you like to receive software updates and messages from HP?"Select "Never" from the drop-down menu under "Change tune-up schedule."Click "Save."Regards

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A sight that I built on Frontpage and many other sites built on other programs, after the initial posting of the site, for some unknown reason the copyright insignia, when viewed, changed to a question mark.

Copyright 2000

for example: http://caltronics.com/contact_us.htm

go to the bottom protion, and you'll see: Copyright ? 2000

I'm guessing that it's related to java applet
 

A:copyright insignia turns in to a question mark

alexenjen,

Try replacing the copyright symbol with &copy
 

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Hi I am having a new problem with my NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT graphics card. It has decided to alter the effects on my computer (making the display look translucent) when playing a game such as Diablo or opening a single Dialog box. It has No problems found in the Notes are and it is a fairly new card and a monitor. It just happend today well it has been doing this not often but seldomly. I have not had this much of a problem with it I tried restarting the computer a few times and the bios lettering is all smudged too. I am wondering if it has to do with a power supply issue, because it asks for a 400 Watt supply and I think mine is only like 350w. I have talked to a lot of people about the power setting and in their opinion it really does not matter just as long as it is close enough to power compatibility. I hope this is not going to be an indefinite issue, yet it is pretty chaotic looking. Just hope there is a quick fix and if I do have to go down the route of purchasing a new power supply then I will just have to scrounge up a few pennies and purchase it thanks for your help. I also tried to reinstall the driver but I don't think it made any difference.

Here are some examples of what I am referring to:


 

A:Monitor has smudge mark appearrance on display and in any open window.

Could you supply a picture as to what the issue looks like?

And using a PSU with wattage under what is recommended for a card is ill-advised.

I'd say that once you make sure you've installed all the appropriate drivers, re-seated the card, cleaned, etc., and if you're still having the problem...my money is on insufficient power.
 

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Hi, i've found a game i'm interested in buying but i just wondered whether it would be compatible with my PC. The game is compatible with windows 98/95/2000, and i have windows XP. I know this may seem a stupid question as it doesn't say XP there, however i've played games before on PC's where it doesn't say it'll be compatible? do you think this could be the same case?
 

A:Compatible game?

It should be ok. I mean, I still play Starcraft: Brood War sometimes on my Windows 7 PC and it works

Try it, or look up the game's website to make sure.
 

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I can't figure out why, but all of my messages have a question mark as the first character after I send them!
 

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I currently have an issue with some kind of spyware that already saw that you guys solved in this site.

I already tried Hijackthis whit the following output.... please let me know the following step (smitfraudfix I believe) in order to remove this annoying icons.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 19:32:05, on 16/08/2006
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:\Archivos de programa\Archivos comunes\Virtual Token\vtserver.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\IBM\IBM Rapid Restore Ultra\rrpcsb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\QCONSVC.EXE
C:\Archivos de programa\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Hauri\SiteClient\clisvc.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\TPHDEXLG.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TpKmpSVC.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\ThinkVantage\SystemUpdate\UCLauncherService.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Hauri\Common\Base\vrmonsvc.exe
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A:virus alert! Question mark & prohibition Icons

Welcome to TSG

You should print out these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode, because you will not be able to connect to the Internet to read from this site.

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.
Once in Safe Mode, open the SmitfraudFix folder again and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #2 - Clean by typing 2 and press "Enter" to delete infected files.

You will be prompted: "Registry cleaning - Do you want to clean the registry?"; answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter" in order to remove the Desktop background and clean registry keys associated with the infection.

The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. You may be prompted to replace the infected file (if found); answer "Yes" by typing Y and press "Enter".

The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows.

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