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experiencing major stuttering when playing mp3s

Q: experiencing major stuttering when playing mp3s

hey, i woke up one morning, tried to turn this thing on, nothing.
took it to the shop, "oh sorry sir, you're cpu has lifted up and away from the motherboard, we had to put it back in place for you, but i`m afraid you'll ahve to re-install windows and your programs to get the drivers back" i said give it to me, i`ll do it myself, i back up some files through dos and decided a clean install was best, my computer hasn't been formated in 2 years, so what the heck.

do that, go to load windows, got some error, dont' rememebr what, but took it back and they said the original ram was bad and having conflicts. so the 32 was replaced with 128, plus a 64 we had put in a year ago. they loaded windows, but no drivers for the hardware already in like they said they would (burner and modem...) i installed the modem, no prob, the burner, looks fine.

i`m geting things loaded back in, then i decided to play some mp3s and surf the net, like i always did before, i could not switch a web page without the system stuttering, i mean performance and sound. i cant' do anything while playing mp3s or cds.

took it back in cause i thought it was the ram, they siad nope after testing. you're cpu is probably slightly damaged....blah blah blah, tried to put a new one in..many moons later nothign worked, gave back as is..... and now i`m stuck.

i`ve had some problems (download a song and play one, nothign else running, it comes up with system resources dangerously low)with system resources, but i think i cleard that up by taking stuff
out of my startup through msconfig.

my big problem, can't play my mp3s while doing any other tasks!

second big problem, my burner hp 8200, stopped all of a sudden thought the middle of it burning with the following erros without any warning
D0100: I/O error (05/64/00) - Command error - illegal mode for this track
T0100: I/O error (06/C5/00) - Write error - buffer underrun occurred
T0100: I/O error (06/C5/00) - Write error - buffer underrun occurred
T7118: TrackWriter error - Command retry failed

this still happens after i`ve done a thourough virus scan, error scan, and defrag, my system resouces are at 84% when i run the program, there is nothing else running, it's just after i`ve rebooted my computer.

i have no clue what the heck is going on, neither do the stupid guys at the most popular computer shop in the city. i dont; think they even really bothed, i`m really really bumbed.

Preferred Solution: experiencing major stuttering when playing mp3s

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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When I play mp3s on my computer, the sounds stops and stutters sometimes. Seems like computer is just running very slowly--browser windows take a long time to load, etc.

I've had this problem since trying to download a new/different media player, I actually ended up with a virus, and went through a long process with the malware forum to clean that up. But my computer is still way slower than before the virus.

They said that all malware has been removed, and to start a different thread about the slowness/mp3 problems.

Any help is appreciated! And thanks so much in advance!!

A:stopping/stuttering when playing mp3s/very slow computer

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Hi there,

I have a new Dell Dimension C521 with Windows Vista and Windows Media Player 11. Twenty seconds before the end of every MP3, the media player stalls, skips and stutters for a few seconds before continuing. Does anyone know how I can fix this?

Many thanks,


A:Windows Media Player 11 stuttering on MP3s

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Hi everyone. I have a confusing problem trying to get MP3s to play on my phone. I need to give some background, so bear with me please.

I have a LG 8300, Verizon is my carrier. I've been trying to put songs on this for months. The method I use is a card reader. I can put a song on it and it will play for about 10 sec. and give an error message. I have d/l a V-cast song which will play fine on the phone. I have tried to play my songs on the computer and they work fine on the HD and the card reader when I first put them on there. The songs work fine on my Zen. Once I put the micro card in my phone, it will not play my music, just the V-cast song. If I take the card and put it bak into the card reader it will no longer play in WMP. It will do the same thing as it does on the phone even though it played find before I put the card in my phone.

Yesterday, I went to the Verizon store and after telling them all this, the guy decided to see if his card would play in my phone. It did. He then put 3 of his songs on my card via a card reader (we were trying to make sure that the card wasn't corrupted or Verizon had a 'lock' that I missed. His songs played great on my card in my phone. Sorry for all this seemingly useless info, I'm just wanting to make it clear that we have ruled out everything to do with the card and phone.

They said that maybe I was using DRM music, I told them I was pretty sure I wasn't, but would double check. The only other thing they... Read more

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My cell phone has a limit on the kbits per second (Max is 192 kbps). Anything higher than that won't play. Also, variable bitrate audio can cause problems to. You might check the manual that came with your phone to see if such limitations exist. My manual (for a Motorola V360) detailed these conditions. So the rule of thumb for me is 192 CBR or less. Let me know if this helps you out.

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I'm experiencing a long delay whenever I try clicking on a button, selecting text, typing text, etc. Since it happens with the keyboard, it's obviously not my mouse. At first it seemed to happen only in IE 6, but now it happens on the desktop and in other applications. I've done both on line and offline virus scans and neither has detected any viruses. I've also deleted all temporary Internet files and ran Spy-bot and Ad Aware. I'm not sure what else could be causing this problem... any suggestions?

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Does the same thing happen in safe mode?

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Can someone look at this Hijack file so I can get this pc back in shape? Thanks.

Here is the log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 3:26:00 PM, on 7/2/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.EXE
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0b\aoltray.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe
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A:Another computer experiencing major problems....HijackThis file log for review

Go to this site for WeatherBug removal instructions.

Create a folder for HiJackThis and put it in a permanent folder (like C:\HJT) instead of the Temp folder.

Do an online virus scan at TrendMicro or RAV Antivirus.

End the following processes:


Check and fix the following:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Int
ernet Settings,ProxyOverride =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant = about :blank
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RealTray] C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Yahoo Messenger] NETSTATT.EXE
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [scredir] C:\WINDOWS\System32\scredir.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Weather] C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.EXE 1
O4 - HKCU\..\RunOnce: [Yahoo Messenger] NETSTATT.EXE
O9 - Extra button: WeatherBug (HKCU)

Reboot into Safe Mode (hit F8 key until menu shows up). Go to My Computer->Tools->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure that the System Files and Folders are showing/visible also. Do a search for the following and delete them if they exist:

C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\ -- delete whole folder
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hey guys, im running on a toshiba laptop right now that uses windows xp. I checked the sound properties, and nothing is on mute. I tested the audio using dxdiag and everything works fine. I reinstalled the audio drivers but nothign is fixing it.

The main problem is that when i click on an mp3 that was workin 2 days ago, I get no audio. All my mp3s from my collection do not work. However, my sound card is working because it plays the login sound and others. Any suggestions?? im currently running an avast scan and ad-aware scan. if i cant resolve the issues soon im gonna just clean format and start from scratch.

A:Audio not playing from mp3s

i guess u would have tried using diff players already? if not chk if the sound on the player is muted...this might sound stupid but try...

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hey guys, im running on a toshiba laptop right now that uses windows xp. I checked the sound properties, and nothing is on mute. I tested the audio using dxdiag and everything works fine. I reinstalled the audio drivers but nothign is fixing it.

The main problem is that when i click on an mp3 that was workin 2 days ago, I get no audio. All my mp3s from my collection do not work. However, my sound card is working because it plays the login sound and others. Any suggestions?? im currently running an avast scan and ad-aware scan. if i cant resolve the issues soon im gonna just clean format and start from scratch.

A:Audio not playing from mp3s

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I have been experiencing extreme stuttering recently (video, sound, etc) and I don't know what's going on.
Computer specs:
AMD 1090T
8GB DDR2-667
120GB SSD (primary)
500GB HDD (secondary)
1TB HDD (tertiary)
I have run virus scans, checked my disk drives for errors / defragged them, done memory tests, cleaned and defragged my registry, updated all of my drivers, uninstalled unnecessary programs, etc and have absolutely no idea what is causing this. Everything has turned up normal or within expected parameters. I run a two monitor setup and notice the stuttering only when multitasking. It's especially noticeable when I'm playing video games and watching videos at the same time. This problem only began about two weeks ago and it's driving me crazy. Restarting my computer seems to fix it for a short time, but it always starts up again after half an hour or so.
Can anyone here help me out? I'm clueless and it's really starting to drive me crazy.

A:Major Stuttering When Multitasking

It is hard to say what is causing the lagging  in your system. Your system configuration is good to run the programs. Are you sure you are able to watch videos and play games in the same time in two weeks ago ?. 
Please do the following steps and note any performance difference.
1 ) Clean the dusts.
    Since the problem appears after 30 minutes i suspect a heating issue. Remove the side cover and use a vacuum cleaner and canned air to clean inside the PC . Clean thoroughly the CPU and Graphic card heat sink fins.
2 ) Verify all the system fans are working properly. That is CPU fan , Graphics card fan , system case fans and the fan inside SMPS.
3) Uninstall any recently installed Windows updates to verify if one of them is causing the issue. You can re install it later if none of them are the cause.
4) Update Mother BIOS and Graphics card BIOS (If available ) 

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I've been having this problem for the past couple of months and it's driving me insane. I've searched for hours on end without any luck of a fix.

The problem is that my mouse lags (or stutters) every 5 seconds. The lag can sometimes be so bad that the mouse completely stops working for a few seconds.

I've gone through 3 mice and they've all had the same problem so it can't be because of the mouse.

The mouse I'm currently using is the Logitech Anywhere MX.

Please help me, this is driving me insane!


A:Major Mouse Lag/Stuttering

Run sfc /scannow

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

I would also suggest uninstalling the drivers and rebooting, then let windows reinstall, but I`m sure you`ve done that.

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Is it possible to use Bluetooth Dongle plugged into usb windows xp pc playing mp3s using vlc player to a wireless Bluetooth speaker?


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Sure. It just needs to support the Bluetooth driver and software needs to output the sound to that Bluetooth device.

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I have a program that allows people to play or download MP3s. One person is having troubles playing the message when they click on the "Play" button with a computer running Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7. Instead of playing, the message will go to download. The odd thing is, I have had this person try to play a message on another computer with the same specs on that computer, and the message will play sometimes and other times it will download.

When I try to play their messages on MY XP machine with Internet Explorer 7, the message always plays.

I've made sure the MP3 file has no spaces or special characters in it, had them make sure that Windows Media Player was set as default, even had them try changing security settings in Internet Explorer and temporarily disable pop-ups, to no avail.

Does anyone know a possible cause and/or solution to this?

Thank you in advance!

A:Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7: Playing MP3s

If the computer does not know what to do with the file type, then it will default to downloading such files. To let the computer know what to do with that file type, you have to associate that file type with the appropriate application. The easiest way to do this is to right-click on such a file, go to open with, choose the appropriate application and then check the box that says, "always open this type of file with this application".

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So,I had built my gaming rig just at the start of this year,with recommendations from my friends[tech enthusiasts]. These are my current system specs :-

1)Processor-Intel Core i5 6500 @3.20 Ghz.
2)Ram-8 GB[1 corsair vengeance 2400Mhz stick].
3)Motherboard-Gigabyte H110M s2.
4)GPU-Zotac Geforce 1060 3GB.
5)Power supply-Antec VP550P.
6)HDD's-2 TB[One new Toshiba HDD and a old WD HDD].
7)Case-Corsair 100R.
8)Monitor-Standard samsung 60Hz monitor.

OS:- Windows 10 pro[updated to the latest version as I am writing this article].
Antivirus/Antimalware programs installed:- Windows defender.
Nvidia settings:-All are set to default[factory settings].

Note:-I always make sure that I keep my nvidia drivers,OS/antivirus signatures,other programs updated to the latest versions available right now,just something that I felt was needed to be out there before I begin to write my main set of dilemmas.

Problem:-1]Major stuttering in demanding games such as Witcher 3 and slight but noticeable juddering,which happens from time to time in games such as CS:GO,Far Cry 4,GTA 5,etc.

2]I have noticed that when I have a application such as utorrent[which has minimal memory usage],other apps such as Mozilla and Chrome take a noticeable time to start then before,it does not happen all the time,mostly it happens when I turn on the PC for the first time during the start of the day,afterwards I do not see this happen,but it definitely does not feel as fast as it used to before... Read more

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I had some malware problems which I fixed but now windows media player won't play mp3s and gives an error message about a missing codec. I've installed the missing codec and it didn't fix the problem. Additionally no mp3s will play on any internet sights in both IE and Firefox. I've reinstalled media player but that didn't help either( I didn't uninstall and reinstall though). Mp3s will play fine in both Audacity and any other media player I install, currently using KM player but I would like to be able to use my windows playlists. Any help will be appreciated.

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I didn't uninstall and reinstall though

That may be the problem. Not sure.
You could also try running sfc /scannow from the command prompt to check for inconsistencies with Windows files.
Also make extra sure that all viruses are gone. Usually I run Security Essentials, Malwarebytes, SpyBot Search & Destroy, and Superantispyware for starters.

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Hi guys, my computer is giving me a hard time with all this BSOD.
It works fine when im just surfing the net or watching videos, but when Im playing games like Skyrim, ME3 or Witcher 2 it just suddenly hangs and BSODs.
The least time for this to happen is 20 mins and the longest time for this to happen is 4 hours. Which in those games cases is a short time.
My Windows 7 is
- x64
- the original installed OS on the system?
- an OEM or full retail version?
OEM = came pre-installed on system

- What is the age of system (hardware)? Nov 10, 2012
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) Same as hardware.

Thanks for speedy replies

A:Experiencing BSOD (physical dump) when playing games like Skyrim, ME3

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (Cx05) probably a driver.
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have raid update its Driver.


*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5-7 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver verifier

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so y... Read more

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Unfortunately, I can't provide a whole lot of information on this problem, as there doesn't seem to be any single, consistent action that causes it. I have now experienced two BSODs, one during Metal Gear Solid 5, the other I believe was merely surfing the internet using Chrome. However, possibly even more serious, is the fact that I have experienced a considerable number of freezes, both while playing a large variety of games, and while on the internet, and sometimes even with the computer just sitting there. The freezes have been occurring for some time, but the BSODs were both within the last week or so. I appreciate any assistance people can give. Thanks!!

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Hi guys,

First of all merry christmas

I have a weird issue where when I play games my computer, including audio and video, sometimes hangs for 1 second and then resumes again. This seems to happen in every game I play and it's very frustrating.

I checked my processes and I do have a 'System interrupts' process that sometimes pops up. I run Windows 8.1 , have 8GB ram, and use a GTX680 with the latest nvidia drivers.

Attached you can find my DXDIAG report.

I ran CCleaner and also did some virus scans, but no luck.

Any thoughts guys?

A:Stuttering while playing games

well be a scientist and start experimenting!! come on man..

1. turn off all sound in game.. run game. does it stutter?

2. disable sound in your actual windows 8.1 - go into device manager etc.. then run game.. stutter????!!

3. when running a game, (if it doesn't crash it) press shift,ctrl, and ESC. Look for whats using hard drive and look through performance for any % like disk usage..

4. what games are stuttering?

i mean your problem is so in-general (lag in games) its so hard to determine where to start.. but yeah, drivers are a must..

video drivers, hard drive updates, windows updates, sound driver update a huge one....

but if your sound and video hangs.. its hard drive or memory trying to sort it out..

you usually should run games in a clean environment meaning you disabled all services and background apps you aren't using because you are playing a game.. and when you restart your computer all your services will come back anyway..

if you dont know how to do this post here again..

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When I play a video file or watch a video on YouTube the video stutters for a second or two then it play normally.
I checked the windows task manager and saw that the cpu spiked up to a 100% and one of the drives did the same thing, the drive itself(wd green) is inserted from the front drive bays of the case (haf-x).
I've updated the drivers. But it still happens.
Any help please.

A:Stuttering while playing media

Please provide you complete system specs, your ISP level of service (upload/download speeds), and do an actual speed test benchmark here and post the results:
Speedtest.net by Ookla - The Global Broadband Speed Test

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I've been scouring the web for a while now and haven't found the answer yet.

I'm running a Sony Vaio VPCEB laptop. I used this for gaming a year ago, and have started using it again. Now though, every few seconds while playing a game, the game will stutter or freeze for a couple seconds, then resume. It's made gaming impossible on the machine.

Using PC Wizard, it tells me my graphics hardware is the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD. This is no problem since all the games I play are old or emulated. I can't seem to find a driver for it either.

OS is Win7 x64. Any help you can offer would be great!

A:Vaio stuttering while playing games

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A few weeks ago. I loaded up steam as normal i tried to load up a game and it said you are unable to play this game as you must update your Graphics Driver, So i updated all my drivers including my Graphics driver. And now every game i play it stutters constantly, My FPS is fine, its just stuttering, I open task manager and when i play games, My GPU usage is from 90-100% when playing games and when i load up my PC it is around 50% when i'm doing nothing. But for some reason if i share screens on e.g Discord i am able to run relatively smoothly.

Im thinking of sending my PC back to get a new Graphics card, but i thought i may as well ask before sending it off.

My Specs Are, GeForce GTX 950A, i7-6700 CPU and 12 GB Ram

But before i did this my PC ran perfectly!

A:PC Stuttering Constantly When Playing Games

We know nothing about your PC and its operating system, so do the following in it:

Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) file.
After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.
Information about your PC will appear.
Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.


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One winxp based systen having P4 processor, 512 ddr ram, cd-rw, cd-rom and 2 hdd (80+80 Gb), has this peculiar problem. When we playing songs it stutters and breaks as if the system running low on ram or using lot of processor power. When system is formatted, everything runs o.k for few days and even months, but again the problem comes up.

Can anyone help??

A:Stuttering sound while playing music ...

dunno d00d...how often do you defragment your drive?

and what specific media player are you using?..if it by chance is the internal LW player then that's the problem as it sucks....

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I'm having some problems for about 3-4 weeks now.

Up until the first BSoD I could load two games at the same time and feel like nothing was wrong or slow. Now when I try to do this (for w/e reason), the 2nd game I start either freeze or loads but when I'm moving the mouse it stutters to 1fps movement, sound too. This happens in both games, exactly the same.

If I don't do anything, main menu animation, music runs just fine...

When I try running a game, for example CS:GO. It works fine a bit, then randomly freeze + loop sound and can't tab out. Only after I End Task the program it goes to normal, or so it seems. Then after I try to reenter the game, it freezes again and I get BSoD.

Another thing I found is, while a game is open and I'm tab out in firefox for example; scrolling, general movement of the browser is not fluid and has some stutter. It lags even when I try to drag something on desktop.

Ran multiple malware scans, even in parted magic (virus scaner) on flash drive boot, nothing of note was found.

Thought the problem was because of some part of the video driver, so I uninstalled it. Rebooted in Safe Mode and ran Display Driver Uninstaller to be sure nothing was left from the previous one, reinstalled the latest one and the problem still persisted. Reinstalled Windows with fresh drivers, same problem.
Unistalled .Net Framework rebooted, then unistalled ATI VDriver, rebooted. Did a windows update and it installed a fresh .Net, restarted and after that I in... Read more

A:BSoD while playing Games and stuttering


You're missing a couple of drivers.

SM Bus Controller PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E22&SUBSYS_1E221849&REV_04\3&11583659&0&FB The drivers for this device are not installed.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E31&SUBSYS_1E311849&REV_04\3&11583659&0&A0 The drivers for this device are not installed.
Go ahead and download and install the below drivers from the links provided

Intel USB 3.0 Driver:

Intel Chipset Driver: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/20775


Once you have done that, continue reading below:

Your BSOD suggests a problem with the ATi graphics card driver: atikmpag.sys

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x116_IMAGE_atikmpag.sys
You may be having some conflicts regarding the onboard Intel graphics display and the ATi Radeon graphics card you have. There are a lot of errors relating the onboard graphics process so let's temporarily disable it while we continue to troubleshoot.

Intel(R) HD Graphics Control Panel Service igfxCUIService1.0.0.0 Running Auto Own Process c:\windows\system32\igfxcuiservice.exe Normal LocalSystem 0

6468 4/17/2015 7:09:34 PM "C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_igfxCUIService.e_a7c7c9e8a7a1f457a98e109d32b247d585dbdaf5_040c2f78\Report.wer"
6468 4/19/2015 12:28:10 PM "C:\Users\All Users\Microso... Read more

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while making a movie on dvd maker some of my clips stutter and get stuck audio is smooth but pic jumps in same place how can i fix this please

A:how can i stop my videos from stuttering while playing

this has never happen before i am so close to completing my project and throughout the video clips some play nice and some stutter around

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My audio (when playing CDs or MP3's on the computer) seems to be stuttering and skipping. I've googled this and found all sorts of results regarding overclocking or PCI Latency Timers and I have NO IDEA what these things mean or how to deal with them.

I've removed all AdWare and scanned for viruses - nothing. I've defragged the hard drive. I've checked on the sound card driver - that seems to be up to date (or at least the automatic driver search couldn't find anything better).

Any advice? I use this system for audio and video editing so it's a pretty vital issue.

A:Audio Is Stuttering When Playing Back

Stuttering in any one specific program? or a whole range.

I know quicktime player stutters for me unbearable until I scrub through it enough so that it streams properly.

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Morning All I have a RL70 with 4GB RAM, 512MB allocated to video card in BIOS.Drive has been replaced with high speed SSD and have tried Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Tried VLC and MPC MEdia players and on both when I play a 1080P movie from the SSD the CPU jumps up to 100% when the movie starts and the picture stutters and stops all the time. Obviously its not usable. Does anybody have any hints and tips to get this working?As far as I understand, this HD graphcs card should be capable of 1080P playback. Anybody else use this PC with 1080P without any issues?

A:RL70 playing 1080p movies - stuttering

What power plan are you using?  Balanced?  High performance? Have you tried jellyfish files? http://jell.yfish.us/  You've tested SSD and it is working like it's supposed to......4k aligned? etc.. http://www.userbenchmark.com/  You're thinking hardware acceleration is not working? http://www.neowin.net/news/windows-10-native-mkv-support-becomes-official Youtube 1080p works? www.youtube.com Edit: I forgot to mention....turn off your anti virus temporarily when you run your benchmark.  You'll get a better benchmark.  But don't forget to turn it back on when you're done.  There might be other RL70 users that have done a benchmark and you can compare to see if your hardware works the same as theirs.  There's other benchmarks you can run if you google. 

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Morning All I have a RL70 with 4GB RAM, 512MB allocated to video card in BIOS.Drive has been replaced with high speed SSD and have tried Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Tried VLC and MPC MEdia players and on both when I play a 1080P movie from the SSD the CPU jumps up to 100% when the movie starts and the picture stutters and stops all the time. Obviously its not usable. Does anybody have any hints and tips to get this working?As far as I understand, this HD graphcs card should be capable of 1080P playback. Anybody else use this PC with 1080P without any issues?

A:RL70 playing 1080p movies - stuttering

What power plan are you using?  Balanced?  High performance? Have you tried jellyfish files? http://jell.yfish.us/  You've tested SSD and it is working like it's supposed to......4k aligned? etc.. http://www.userbenchmark.com/  You're thinking hardware acceleration is not working? http://www.neowin.net/news/windows-10-native-mkv-support-becomes-official Youtube 1080p works? www.youtube.com Edit: I forgot to mention....turn off your anti virus temporarily when you run your benchmark.  You'll get a better benchmark.  But don't forget to turn it back on when you're done.  There might be other RL70 users that have done a benchmark and you can compare to see if your hardware works the same as theirs.  There's other benchmarks you can run if you google. 

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I am using DivX Plus Player version 8.1.2 to play some mkv files. The audio wasn't playing and I found from the error message that I needed a codec (AC3 and 8192 came up - I'm not technical enough to know what that means).

I found a codec, and now the audio plays but stutters to the point where I can't watch the video.

Please help a numpty in distress!


A:Audio stuttering on playing Divx video

Well, I'll tell you what I do with the DivxHD MKV files...I convert them to Xvid MP4 with Format Factory.
Why? Because I have nothing but trouble playing back MKV files...the audio is out of sync, the audio stops, the audio this the audio that (can't remember stuttering).
I convert to Xvid MP4 and the picture is still great, it plays in anything and the audio is rock solid.

Other than that I think MKV is great!

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Been researching this problem (stuttering or chugging lag) for last few days. Unfortuneately I can find nothing conclusive solution wise and am a complete newb when it comes to PC tech stuff. I know enough to get around on my PCs (have 2) and install and play games etc. But when it comes to techincal stuff I am lost. So I finally broke down and decided to try some posting....

Have 2 PCs, older one runs my usual games fine, no apparent lag or problems. Newer one (bit over a year old) seems to have had lag problems ever since I bought it. At first I just assumed the lag was zone lag on the game I was playing (Everquest - online mmorgp) possibly because I was running three instances of the game (multiboxing) and perhaps just didnt have enough ram, but as time went by I noticed that:
1) the lag stutters and chugs
2) is somewhat intermittant - appears and vanishes at seemingly random times for no apparent reason/s (usually the lag issue isn't as bad at night - or if I stay in a certain zone for long periods of time, frequent zoning seems to make it worse - neither of these appear to be very consistant)
3) seems to affect any online games I use on 2nd PC (and thus far that is all I use it for)
4) is present even while one instance of a game is running

While it doesn't actually stop me from what i'm doing it is very annoying, and i'm very tired of having to deal with it.

General PC specs:
OS: WinXP HE version 2002 with SP3
PC: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Pr... Read more

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i am running window 7 home premium 64 bit on my hp probook 4530s recently hp did all of the bios an other updatto my laptop and now whenever i watch a video, listen to music or try to play a game it stutters i've tried updating an downgrading my graphic card driver my sound card the video card is a intel HD graphics 3000

plz help..... before all those updates it was playing just fine... system restore is out of the question cuz it takes up memory on HD so i deleted it

A:stuttering while listening to music and playing games

Audio is on a shared IRQ (Interrupt) with a higher priority device. Thus the higher priority device can interrupt the sound if it needs to do something and thus you can get the stuttering. There can be other reasons but this is one to consider.

Uninstalling the sound, restarting the PC and then when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the sound and sometimes Windows will install it on a different IRQ and help with this problem.

Go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the sound and then LEFT click "uninstall". DO NOT check the box to also uninstall the drivers. Restart the PC.

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Hi there this isn't really for me - I Ient my girlfriend's old computer to a friend and he's been experiencing problems with sound.

When using winamp sometimes after a while the sound stops working. But winamp appears to not actually be playing songs. Like you'll click a song and equaliser bars go flat and don't measure sound like when a song is playing with the bass/treble or whatever going up an down with regards to what's happening in the song.

So it's not like the song is playing and no sound is coming out - the song is refusing to play. This problem is worse when playing pro evolution soccer on mute with winamp in the background.

He says when he's playing COD2 that the sound stutters and does it with increasing frequency and then eventually stops. This mostly happens when there's a lot happening on screen.

Restarting the whole machine seems to sort it out with regards to winamp but sometimes just restarting call of duty fixes the sound issues.

I remember having similar problems with operation flashpoint about 7 years ago but can't remember how I sorted it.

He has:

windows xp home SP2
p4 3.0ghz
onboard graphics
onboard sound

I told him it might be an overheating issue and to take the case off the computer and clean the dust out, could it be slightly more serious like the northbridge cooler gone bad?

Or is it a windows/driver problem?

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A:Stuttering/disappearing sound when playing some games or using winamp

Well the onboard sound is actually controlled by the South Bridge chip I believe; from what it sounds like (no pun intended) the drivers could be out of date. Winamp is usually super-reliable so I would check which version he is running and maybe give that an update, which is free. Also, make sure DirectX is up to date and have him run dxdiag to run the sound tests. START > Run > type dxdiag in the bar...

Personally, I would just invest in a dedicated sound adapter. You can get a decent Creative card for around $30 now and the sound quality would be much better anyways.

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Sorry about the title, I don't know what to say.

When playing any game or watching any video (on hard drive, dvd or streaming) or playing any game (2d simple, 3d intensive) my computer gets lag spikes and stutters, the sound kind of freezes every time it pauses.

My PC has never had this problem before, it started a couple of days ago.

My graphics card drivers are up to date and I have no idea what to do.


A:Lagging and stuttering while playing games and watching videos.

I have tried starting with no background applications and it doesn't change anything.

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This is a continuation of this topic. After getting autorun working, CDs and DVDs stutter. While playing a CD, the CPU usage stays around 30%, while it takes almost no CPU usage to play the same CD on a much older computer. While playing a DVD, the CPU usage is stuck at 100% and both sound and video stutter. This computer normally has about 70-90% CPU usage while playing DVDs. I installed a known working optical drive in this computer and experienced the same problem.The computer is an HP Pavilion ze1210 with an AMD Athlon XP-M 1400+ processor and 768MB of RAM. The computer worked fine before the autorun fix in the topic mentioned above.Also, I've already made 40 posts in four days, and all of them are related to problems with my own computers. That doesn't seem right.

A:Stuttering sound and high CPU usage when playing CDs and DVDs

What program do you use to play DVDs?Run the program listed below WHILE playing some DVD....Download Process Explorer: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspxUnzip ProcessExplorer.zip, and double click on procexp.exe to run the program.Click on View > Select Colunms.In addition to already pre-selected options, make sure, the Command Line is selected, and press OK.Go File>Save As, and save the report as Procexp.txt.Attach the file to your next reply.

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Wasn't sure what this could be related to. If this is in the wrong section just let me know.

Well, this started about a week ago. I thought nothing about it. I thought it may have been a bad driver. So I updated my graphics driver, stuttering is still there. So next I tried to update my hard drive firmware, but the stuttering is still there. Next I tried, to update my bios, that didn't help it. Any ideas?

I have an asus g73jw laptop with the specs:

8gb of ram
Nvidia gtx 460m
Hard drive is a Momentus XT

If there is anything else you need just let me know.


A:[SOLVED] Weird video/audio stuttering when playing games

Turns out I just needed to update my drivers then run the games as an admin and it fixed itself.

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Got a new computer at work (Dell Optiplex 760 w 3.25 GB RAM - running Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3). When I try to play my music files (originally downloaded from purchased CD's on my old computer) on this new computer through Windows Media Player the sound is stuttering. Randomly. My IT dept. can't figure it out. I was running WMP v. 9 and today I updated to v. 11. It doesn't matter. Still stuttering. I have little Bose desktop speakers. When I go into the control panel on my computer and click on the "sounds and audio devices" icon it says SoundMax HD Audio. I'm assuming that's the sound card? The music files are local on my hard drive. It's driving me crazy....and I'm not a sophisticated computer user. Help. Thank you.

A:Windows Media Player stuttering when playing music files

I have the same problem with the same computer. Haven't been able to fix it either.

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hello everyone, hope this is the right place to post this. if not, i apologise.

i am having some seriously annoying problem with my laptop i can't seem to figure out the cause of.
every certain set of minutes... in between 5 and 10 my laptop slows down tremendously. i don't know if this only occurs when i'm playing games or not, but i notice it heavily when in a game. my frame rates drop from say 40 to 12-15, heavy stuttering occurs and speakers start making very weird "scraping" sounds.

could anyone please help?


A:large FPS and performance drop and stuttering sound often when playing games

does the laptop feel very warm?

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I am experiencing an issue whereby videos refuse to play smoothly in IE (or Chrome for that matter, just on a PC in general). 

It's a Lenovo P50s 
It has the latest GPU drivers from Nvidia
Latest Flash Player

I cannot figure out why the videos refuse to play properly.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

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My desktop keeps stuttering every few minutes or so. I have all of the drivers up to date and I cannot figure out what is wrong. The problem occurs the most while watching Netflix and playing games, but happens pretty regularly in general.

Core i7 2600k
Asus p8p67 deluxe
Asus Engtx 570
Corsair 8 gb 1600 mhz ram

A:Frequent Audio/Video stuttering while watching movies, playing games


I would suggest you to check the performance in “Safe mode with networking”.

Run the Windows Audio Playback Diagnose and Repair from the below MS FIX-IT: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/AudioPlayback/

You can even try running Microsoft Fix IT’s from the URL mentioned below according to the issue:

If this issue started occurring after doing some recent software changes on your computer, then I would suggest you to restore your system back to a date when it was working fine. System Restore will affect Windows system files, programs, and registry settings only.

Hope this helps.

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I get random buzzing noise with micro freezing when im playing videos or playing games if the charger is plugged in.I did run diagnostics from SupportAssist but found no problem? I've only experienced buzzing noise whenever i suddenly connect my charger when im playing videos or gaming but now i think it gone worse.. I have all the latest drivers from dell and also updated the bios but still suddenly this problem appeared out of nowhere. Any help would be appreciated!specs:windows 10 creators updatei5 cpu8gb ramgtx 10501tb hdd

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Hey guys, I'm using Nividia GeForce 9800 GT video card, 500W power supply, 4g ram, and still I have major FPS lag when I play either of my only 2 games Warcraft 3 or World of Warcraft. I've tried to think of everything that might be wrong with my computer but I haven't found anything. I've updated drivers , checked my ram and my ram slots to make sure they were fine, as well as my video card and it's slot. Could anyone please help me out? If I missed out on thing I should mention please let me know. Also, this lag only happens in places where a lot of things happen like raiding, or big bg's(which are just places where 40v40 people fight eachother for those who do not know much about WoW). Thanks for the help guys, really hoping for any replies .

A:Major FPS lag playing games.

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Since I got the old gpu (AMD Radeon 6950) and the new power supply (700 watt) from my brother I have been having these problems. Diablo 3 had some fps drops while engaging a big wave of enemies and sometimes my computer had some problems that programs weren't responding.

I actually wanted to upgrade my computer for a while and was hoping to fix some of my problems I have been getting (Maybe the gpu was having some problems, because of age?).
So I got the: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 760 (MSI), a new motherboard : ASRock B75 Pro3-M (CPUSocket), a new RAM: 8,00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz and a new Hard Drive: 932GB Seagate ST1000DM003-1CH162 (SATA).
I kept my CPU: Intel Core i7 2600 @ 3.40GHz and my power supply: corsair cx750.

Since I have been using this build, my computer kept these problems and it has become even worse after 1-2 months. My league of legends started having really bad problems with having major fps drops to the 0-30 fps, sometimes it froze for a couple of seconds. I have been checking my temp for so far, because it's getting pretty warm in my room, but it never has been to a dangerous lvl and it got checked by some of my friends that have some knowledge about it, the highest my CPU got was about 60 degrees. I have tried to reinstall the client, but nothing helped.

I started playing World of warcraft aswell since a week ago and it was impossible for me to play. Fps keeps dropping from the 95 to 0-20. I noticed though when someone lvled up or someone joined somehow... Read more

A:Major fps drops while playing games

Could be overheating or software issue. CPUs don't just die. On rare occasions with a heavy OC maybe. But modern CPUs as long as they are properly cooled will last. In fact a silicons chip lifespan is hundreds of years, OCing it would reduce it by what maybe 50%? By the time it dies it will already be obsolete.

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In this era, there are many ERP technologies present in the market to support retail industry. Microsoft is also providing cloud ERP solution for the retail industry. There are many Microsoft dynamics 365 implementation services providers are present in the market.

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Hi guys!

I'm very desperate at this point... I just don't know what to do!

So saturday I bought a new MoBo and Processor for my Geforce GTX 560 to use CAD softwares and gaming. But as I played witcher 2 or darksouls (both on stupid steam) I got this weird crash:
After 1 minute or so of gamplay (note that the game plays flawlessy and in high configuration) the display goes black ( that's why the "kind of BSOD" ) and the system restarts. Attached you can find the minidumps and other infos..

PS1: I did manage to play yesterday after reinstalling everything possible, drivers, windows update, CCleaner, you name it!.. but when I tested witcher 2, stupid steam installed directx 11 and there goes hours of work gone! I tried to restore to a previous restore point but no avail. The max temperature I got for the GPU while playing Darksouls yesterday was 60?c.

PS2: I had no problem playing darksouls on my crappy previous system. I played 44 hours of witcher 2, but not on high settings of course.

PS3: I'm aware that this problem could be hardware, so I took it to a local PC shop and the guy did all the memory, GPU, PSU(wattage, voltage) test, so that basically narrows it down to drivers conflict.. I think.

Please... what shall I do!?!??!
Sorry for the "Bible" lol

A:kind of BSOD - BD116 playing witcher 2 after PC major upgrade

Welcome aboard. It is stop 0x116, a graphics/display related crash.

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 116, {fffffa8007bb1010, fffff8800fd9b630, ffffffffc000009a, 4}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\nvlddmkm.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+ade630 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Follow the guide STOP 0x116: VIDEO_TDR_ERROR troubleshooting step by step. If there is any question about it, let us know.

BTW, the "october 2" version of nvidia driver is problematic as I have experienced personally, and in debugging. You, as the starting point,
Download and install Driver Fusion.
Reboot the computer in Advanced Boot Options, safe mode. Search Driver Fusion in your start menu, and remove all components of your nVidia display driver.
Boot normally now. Go to Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers, Drivers > Beta and Legacy; search there with your... Read more

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my pc has been broken sinse i got it, really all it dos is crash when i play a demanding game like anarchy online or half-life2
but when playing small games like cs its fine..
but its been months and i still havnt been able to play all my kickass games because of this and now i wana try out warcraft i got a BIG feeling its gona do the same, so i just need some help to make sure what is wrong with my pc here...

i have a high quality pc : 3.0 ghz processor, 1gig ram, 3d hercules prophet 9800 XT classic 256mb, 2 dvd drives, 19 inch flat screen so on so on..

but i have a 300watt powersupply

can somone tell me, with this hardware and playing a power demanding game is my power supply not good enough for it?

i also got a motherboard which aparrantly is making my fan speed to slow but that seems to be the only problem with that..
what u guys think?

A:major crashing problem when playing power demanding games

Your psu is the weak link in your system.

Go HERE and use this handy psu wattage calculator.

Also take a look HERE for info on which psu to buy and not buy.

Regards Howard :grinthumb

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ok so i accidently left my laptop on over night last night, got up to opened it and the screen was black. turned it off and turned back on again to get this message:
No bootable devices--strike f1 to retry boot, f2 for setup utility, f5 to run onboard diagnostics'

i pressed f5 and let it run, everything passed accept the hard drive with this messgage
'** Hard Drive - DST Short Test **
Test Results : Fail
Error Code 2000-0141
Msg: No drive detected.'

there is a hard drive in the laptop!
ive only had it for about 2 weeks so please can you help!

A:Solved: major major problem with vista laptop

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I have been having major problems with my Pc Desktop for quite some time. Major Symptoms include, slow bootup, endless wait for windows to open or get the PC to do anything, disapperaing desktop, files keep getiing duplicated in the upper right hand corner,etc etc Below please find the contents of the HKT log. Please provide assistance at your earliest.Many Thanks in advance.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:34:59 PM, on 10/10/2007Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\DragToDisc&... Read more

A:Hjt Log: Major Major Problems, Win32, Virtumode, Key Loggers...et

Hello echeckpost,We can definitely help you, but first you need to help us. The first step in this process is to apply Service Pack 1a for Windows XP. Without this update, you're wide open to re-infection, and we're both just wasting our time.Click HERE. Apply the update, reboot, and post a fresh Hijack This log.Install all critical updates except Service Pack 2. Some hijacks interfere with the installation of Service Pack 2, so please wait until your computer is clean before installing it.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:26:57 AM, on 2/21/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZONELABS\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\csrss.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Command Software\dvpapi.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Free Surfer\fs20.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exeC:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Action Setup\VAServ.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\HPZipm12.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\drivera.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\drivera.exeC:\Pro... Read more

A:Major Pop Ups And Advertising Spyware Major Problem

Welcome blackstallion Download SDFix and save it to your desktop.http://downloads.andymanchesta.com/RemovalTools/SDFix.zipPlease then reboot your computer into 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.* In Safe Mode, right click the SDFix.zip folder and choose Extract All,* Open the extracted folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.* Type Y to begin the script.* It will remove the Trojan Services then make some repairs to the registry and prompt you to press any key to Reboot.* Press any Key and it will restart the PC.* Your system will take longer that normal to restart as the fixtool will be running and removing files.* When the desktop loads the Fixtool will complete the removal and display Finished, then press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.* Finally open the SDFix folder on your desktop and copy and paste the contents of the results file Report.txt into your next reply.Also post a new Hijackthis log please.

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