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Q: Refreshing/ flashing

my asus with Windows 10 is flashing / basically refreshing a lot at welcoming screen. It?s so annoying! I can?t even do ?clt alt del? because it?s that bad . It flashing every second & it started this Saturday night!

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Preferred Solution: Refreshing/ flashing

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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I'm having this serious problem right now where my windows (i.e. Firefox, Task Manager) continiously "toggle" out of them and them "toggle" back. A loading sign is seen on my screen before the window flashes for a second and re-appears. It's making tasks very difficult and I have no idea what's causing this.

A:Flashing/Refreshing Windows

Need some help on this

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Windows7 64bit

Hi

In my Windows 7 (x64 bit)(all latest patches), when I open Device Manager, the entire list disappears and instantly reappears EVERY 2 SECONDS.
Strangely there is no sign any errors in the Devices that are being listend.

Also the sound card is also making a pong-pong sound - every 2 seconds. It sounds like two (low-ish) strings of a guitar being plucked... they are about 1 octave apart in pitch...

The pong-pong sounds are not QUITE in synch with the refreshing frequency of the Device Manager.


Any thoughts?
Do I have a virus? Or some weird conflict... ? or what?


Ship

A:Device Manager list flashing off/refreshing every 2 sec

Welcome

Run a thorough anti virus scan

Download and run malwebytes.

Check the sound card, may be defective, and Look for current drivers.

If there are no virus and the sound card is ok, use a sytem restore from before the problem. That should bring everything back to normal

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Dear all,i think i mistakenly downloaded daemon tools , or sthg that was not daemon tools. now my newly bought PC is infected with some adware....PLZ HELP mei hear hear background noises (advertisement), n sumtimes u kan c the refreshing loading thingk gonig on n the refreshing sounds.. and now my programs start to forcefully shut down by theirown!!! what is happening!!here is my hijack listLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:47:22 PM, on 5/3/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exeC:\Windows\wincme.exeC:\Windows\jennal.exeC:\Windows\hong.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\WINDOWS\starwood.exeC:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\gs_agent\dsc.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\W... Read more

A:hear background noises (advertisement), constantly refreshing, n refreshing sounds

anyone?!!!! please!!!==========Hello While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our HJT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, you wouldn't want someone to assist you who is not familiar with your issue and attempt to fix it, would you?We ask that once you have posted your log and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your thread or make further replies unti... Read more

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Hi Everyone!

I just joined and hopefully I can be of some help for others, but for starters I need to ask for help for myself! Before posting this, I did a search of the forums here but did not find anything identical to my issue.

I have a 10-month old Acer 5100 notebook that will no longer start Windows Vista (Home Premium if that matters).

A few nights ago I noticed the machine was at the "Windows did not shut down properly" screen (black background/white text). Unfortunately I was not around the machine when it got into this mode. The screen showed a list of 5 or less choices - I think the default highlighted choice was to let Windows search the hard disk for errors. I chose this but it didn't seem to start after watching it for several minutes. So being the impatient sort, I rebooted the PC and the same black screen with choices displayed. This time I selected 'Start Windows Normally' but when the system came back up it ends at the same screen again. (I believe the "Windows did not shut down properly" screen I was seeing was not the normal one I've always seen, but a different one with less choices, if that makes sense)

So I said forget this, I have a backup. I tried restoring a backup of the hard drive I made with Acronis True Image (I booted off the True Image CD). I chose to only restore just the C: partition. Both times I tried, it gets to over 50% complete then there's a message about the image being corrupt.

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A:Vista won't Start, Screen Hangs at Flashing Cursor, Hard Drive LED Always Flashing

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I have a hp split 13 x2 E8C05UAR#ABAWhen I use the tablet without keyboard and put it to sleep the white light near the charging plug flashes. I've checked the batteries and both are fully charged. Is this normal or a result of installing windows 10? While at sleep the white light will flash using up battery. If hooked up to the keyboard and put it asleep the white light on the keyboard near the charging plug flashes. Thank you for any information.

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Hi guys, I was a part of seven forums for awhile.

I'm trying to troubleshoot my PC. Hopefully I'll figure this out soon. I mean hell I'm A+ certified I feel ashamed even asking for help but..

Lately I've been having a lot of issues with corrupted files, and things not working in 8. IE, I can't get into the "change PC settings" screen instead it prompts me that files are corrupted and I should pop in my installation disk and refresh my settings. However I installed using a USB flash drive and have no DVD drive in my rig. So it won't let me refresh. I tried mounting the image I also tried following one of the guides here for refreshing it via USB with no avail. So instead I booted it straight up from the USB installation flash drive and chose troubleshoot my PC and tried refreshing it from there. It error'd out and gave me this "refresh your pc this option is not supported on the operating system you've selected"

My OS is currently installed on an SSD. Intel 520 series one. I've had issues with this drive in the past. Randomly my LoL won't launch and it'll say that it's been corrupted and i've had to reinstall.

I've tried doing sfc /scannow and it DOES find corrupted files and attempts to fix them, however after I reboot nothing has changed.

Any suggestions/input would be MUCH appreciated!

thanks.

the worst case scenario is that I re-install the OS. However I really wouldn't like to because I have quite a few very heavy games installed that will take... Read more

A:Refreshing PC via USB

Guess i'm just gonna have to re-install 8. Unless anybody has any better ideas. I'll wait like like 30 more minutes then i'm calling it done.

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When I installed Windows 8 on the day it was released, I had to do a refresh because the apps in Store were not working right. As I remember there were others having the same problem. Today I ordered a laptop for our granddaughter which will, of course, have Windows 8 on it. Does anyone know if there is still an issue where a refresh is needed?

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I have been here for awhile, and I have not heard of anyone having to do an out-of-the box refresh because the apps were not working.

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When i first got my computer my dvd drive was a bit odd. Whenever i took out a CD it still remembered it, regardless of hitting f5. Its as if it was still inside, this also caused ejecting problems. However in the end i found a registry option to change my autorun(or autoplay?) options and it fixed it right up.
Well ive just formatted and the problems back and i cant find the thread here. If anyone knows the thread or knows the solution itself, id appreciate it alot.
 

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My computer refreshes EVERY time I click the back button on my browser, It never used to do that....And it's really frustrating, does anyone know how to stop it from refreshing every time I click back? Would be really appreciated...Thanks

A:Refreshing?

Your computer restarts, or the web site refreshes? What browser are you using?

Keith

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My PC (COMPAQ PRESARIO) keeps on "refreshing" itself about every 2 minutes. I find this very unusual...Can anyone help me w/this problem?

A:Pc Keeps On Refreshing;

What do you mean by "refresh"? Do you mean the PC shuts down and reboots? Or the screen goes blank and comes back? Do you mean pages you're viewing on the internet reload? More data please

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I read a similar thread, but thought it better to start anew.

Win XP sp2
ASUS P5K VM MoBo
Onboard video.
Comodo Internet Suite (scanned.)

Every so often, I think randomly but maybe a minute or so, there is a quick flicker of my screen, and if I am mouse holding the scroll button, or making a selection, either text or image, or have my mouse on a menu choice, I lose that control. I have to re-select, or click and hold on the scroll button to regain control.

This happens in any programme: word processor, photo editor, browser etc.

Sometimes, when the flicker occurs, a tiny icon appears in the taskbar. It is too quick to see properly, band when I tried to video capture it, the flicker would not occur.

There is also a very brief burst of disc activity. Maybe 1/2 second.

So it looks as if something is refreshing something when it thinks there is little or no activity.The title bar of the window I am working in goes rapidly white, so the window is losing focus during the activity, then regaining it very rapidly.

I have not been using this machine very long, so I can't tell exactly when it started. When I first noticed it, I assumed I had simply lifted the mouse button or something.

I can start stripping stuff away to see if anything that I have loaded is causing it, but given its rapidity and random nature this could be time-consuming, so I am asking if anyone has seen this who could suggest a possible reason...somewhere to narrow it down a bit.

thanks for any help

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I need some help, my PC keep on "refreshing" after it finish booting into windows.After complete booting into windows and loading background applications, the Task Bar and Desktop icons will disappear for few seconds, leaving only the wallpaper on the screen, and then the Task Bar and Desktop reappear, start loading background applications and dissapear again. The whole cycle goes foreverTried to run the PC in safe mode, but the problem still persist.Anyone can help me with this? thanks(the pc has my project that I will present in the next 3 days!!!!) PLEASE HELP!!!!!! Heres a HJT log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 下午 05:42:30, on 2009/1/20Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEC:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTXFIHLP.EXEC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\YMailAdvisor.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMoni... Read more

A:my PC keep on "refreshing"

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

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We have a web based software that we provide our clients that is accessed via a shortcut on their desktop. The first time the client accessed the site everything worked okay. However, when they try to access it now, it's almost like it is caching old information in there and not refreshing the website, so when they login it just pops back to the program's login screen.

We have tried clearing the history and made sure the reuse windows box was unchecked. Any ideas of what else we can try? I almost think something in IE9 is corrupt or not updating properly.
 

A:IE9 not Refreshing

I don't have an Internet Explorer 9 browser in front of me, but I'll take a stab at this, to see if I can help.

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Press F12 while in your browser, to enter Development Tools.

Next, select the Cache menu (towards the top)

Then choose "always refresh from server"

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This should effectively allow bypassing of cache, to show what's "really" there.

Let us know if that helps or doesn't help!
 

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Howdy, first time TSF user.
XP will not recognize when I load a CD other than the first one to go in since the comp has been restarted.
After restart if I load say CD-A, it will recognize fine. If I eject CD-A it will regognize the drive is empty. However if I load CD-B, XP thinks I have reinserted CD-A. I have to restart in order to get it to recognize any CD other than CD-A.
I have turned off AutoRun, and tried to refresh the drive to no avail.
Some comp specs:
LG CD-RW CED-8080B
XP Home SP2 w/all current updates

Thanks in advance for any ideas you may have.

A:XP Not Refreshing CD

Go into Device Manager and uninstall your CD-Rom and reboot Windows to automatically reinstall it.

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I need to do a reinstall, but I don't want to lose absolutely everything. I've got about 500gb of media I want to keep, and I've got a load of Steam games installed I don't really want to have to redownload. Will it keep all that?

And other than that, is it just like doing a reinstall?

A:What exactly does refreshing my PC keep?

When you reinstall the OS you would normally lose everything stored on the partition in question. Data on other partitions or drives should be untouched but for safety you should assume this will be lost as well. All applications, even if on a different partition or drive, will need to be reinstalled. All files of any importance need at least one backup copy while those of particular importance need 2 or more backup copies. Data can be lost dues to hardware failure and a variety of other causes as well. You need to be prepared when (not if) something happens.

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Cant access internet..pages keep refreshing or another tab opens

A:keeps refreshing

Are you getting the same sort of results if you change browsers?
What security software is installed and is it current? Have you run any scans?
Keep us posted
 
Dick

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I want to refresh my computer ip but it is writing no operation can be performed on ethernet 2 while it has media disconnected i don't know how to go about it
 

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Hello Everyone,

I`m running a network in my home, its currently two computers big, and is running over a linksys router. Everything was fine before, but latley my internet connection has been dying. I`ll be surfing the net, and suddenly, the internet will just disconnect, just like dialup. For a while, i thought it was my ISP, so i called them and they said that its my routers problem. It cant refresh the IP address, so i have to unplug it for 10 seconds and plug it back in.

This is a real inconvenience. I`ve tried everythign from fiddeling with router settings, to reinstalling firmware. I have no idea what to do. Please Help!
--Aric--
 

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I recently refreshed my PC and when it was finished it took my adobe flash player out. When I go into recently removed apps its in there but no option to reinstall. when I go to adobe sight it says that my PC is already installed and wont let me reinstall it. HELP!!

A:Refreshing PC

See if still it appears in the Add/Remove Programs. IF so, uninstall it from there and then try a reinstall.
Good luck.

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Running Win XP IE6 all of a sudden I have to keep refreshing my browser to get to a link. Not all the time but most of the time. I to a web page and click a link and the page cannot be displayed thing comes up, but if I click refresh most of the time I go to the link I originally intended to go to..... Any ideas????

Thanks

RFC
 

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I sure hope someone comes up with an answer for you. I've been having the exact same problem for weeks now on my PC and Laptop and haven't been able to figure it out. I tried to reinstall IE6 today and that didn't work, although I may not have done it right.
 

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sometimes my tray will act as if certain programs running in the tray have disappeared and will not display them. In the following pic I actually have kazaalite winmx and speedup running, but they are not shown. If I really want, I can just restart them, but it gets tedious. Anybody know if there is a way to reset the entire tray (kinda like restarting explorer resets the taskbar and all browsers (not ie))?

A:non-refreshing tray

i take it you have not ticked...hide innactive icons....in taskbar properties

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When I insert a CD or DVD and remove it again the DVD drive in My computer is not refreshing. It is still showing the old DVD label and files. This is happening even if I insert another CD or DVD. The old DVD's files are showing instead of the new one. I tried refreshing. But it is not working.

A:CD or DVD data not refreshing

Do you have autoplay enabled ?

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Hi, I've got a problem with the recycle bin, I can't recover any files out of it because it keeps refreshing every two seconds. I just get time to click on a file I want to recover and the page refreshes and I've lost my selection. Even when I don't select anything, its keeps refreshing. I've deleted all files, deleted the recycle bin, allowed windows to recreate it and its still happening.

Anyone know whats going on here

Thanks for an help
 

A:Recycle Bin Keeps Refreshing

If you right click the recycle bin and choose properties, what are the global settings?
 

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I dont even know how to call this problem. I tried every thread everywhere, found nothing like it.

So here's whats going on - pc screen is doing what appears to be refreshing itself on a mouse click. Randomly, not on every click. Fx, when changing tabs firefox will flash all white and no change will take place. Same for browsing harddrive or anywhere around. Sometimes it happens 2 to 10 times in a row. So it may take 10 attempts and 10 refreshing screens to navigate anywhere.
The worst is when a windows is minimized. To bring it up again can be a pain in the bottom. It just wont respond!
On top of that, rarely, but it will do multiple refreshes in a row which makes pc look like its having a stroke.

I noticed it began shortly after reg cleanup. System restore or such is not an option anymore at this point, unfortunatly.

An important exam is comming up and my laptop has to work till then!
Any help will be greatly appriciated!

OS: Windows 7 Home Basic

A:Refreshing screen

This is an odd problem, but the first thing I'd check is to make sure your graphics drivers are up to date. If your graphics drivers are corrupt or missing, your computer then has to use your regular processor to draw the frames you see on the screen which can lead to odd behavior because it can't keep up. If the computer is being sluggish and not responding to maximizing windows and things like that, I'd also examine how much memory is being used by going into your task manager.

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The problem began yesterday. Whenever I have my documents open (eg: "My Music"), I could be scrolled halfway down the page when it inexplicably "refreshes" itself, bringing me back to the top of the page! I'm just assuming that's what's happening here (refreshing). Likewise, the icons on my desktop will momentarily blink as if I had clicked "refresh". It seems to happen every couple of minutes or so and is becoming quite annoying. Does anyone know what could be causing it?
Bryan
 

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I recently reinstalled Windows XPX64. When I use the scroll bars in a document the screen refresh is very slow. When I click on the up or down arrow the screen refreshes a single line at a time. Reminds me of the old analog oscilloscopes. Is there a solution, and if so, what is it.
Thank you.
Jim
 

A:Screen Refreshing

check windows task manager "performance" cpu and memory usage. also check "processes" for large amount of memory used by an application e.g. Explorer exe
 

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why do I have to continually refresh a web page in order to change it, windows 8.1, ie 11 and a Toshiba laptop

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try the following, (I am on a computer with ie installed right now so the following may be slightly different)

open ie
open internet options - security tab
click on custom level to open security settings - internet zone
scroll down to misc
enable "allow meta refresh"
ok

you will still be reliant on the settings in the webpage itself so some pages will still have to be reset manually.

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Whenever i write something in response to an article in the news, after i have been typing for 30 secs the page refreshes and i loose it. I use chrome but other browsers are ok with it. Any remedies, thanks.

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Hi

My IE is acting funny since about a few weeks ago.
Whenever I refresh a page, it losts all if not most formatting.
But when I visited the page from a link, it shows up fine.
So e.g. when I clicked a link from Google to this forum, it shows up perfectly. But if I click the refresh button, the text and pictures are all over the place.

Can someone tell me what might be going on here?

Any suggestions is much appreciated.

Thank you.

A:Problems when refreshing

It sounds like dropped packets, but I'd expect it to affect initial loads too. Have you changed the system configuration, perhaps around the time the problem started? How about cleaning out your Internet cache? Virus and spyware scans seem like a good idea here too.

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I just reinstalled windows XP and how anytime im viewing the internet and try to scroll down its like the page refreshes. theres a horizontal line that will scroll down the page like its refreshing. Its kind of aggrivating and makes things hard to read while im scrolling. It never did this before and it does it no matter what browers i use; ie or firefox. any ideas?

A:Brower Refreshing

Hmm...have the graphics card drivers been correctly installed? Or is there any newer version of drivers availiable out now? Really worth a try. I had a user who had this problem before.

1) ATI

2)
Nvidia

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When I purchased my computer I bought Windows 8 64 bit OEM. So my computer came preinstalled and I didn't get a disc (with OEM you don't get a disc right?). Anyway, I want to refresh my computer but it asks me to insert a disc and I have upgraded to Windows 8.1.

I read some of the guides on refreshing without a disc but they say you need a retail key not an OEM key. Am I pretty much screwed and have to go buy a retail key if I want to refresh my OS?

A:Refreshing Windows 8.1

Follow directions here: Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

Shows you how to download a legal copy of Windows 8, no key required for the download.

See here for how to do a Clean Install of Windows 8/8.1: Clean Install - Windows 8

It will use the key embedded in the BIOS so you will not have to enter one.

Make sure you backup any data you don't want to lose before you do this.

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Explorer keeps refreshing the page I am viewing about every 15-20 seconds and locks out my ability to scroll down. How do I turn this off or at least make IE wait for 3 min. or so? Thanks in advance for responses.

A:IE 6.0 refreshing problem

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Delete your browsers cache, this will take 6 mouse clicks (Tools, Internet Options, Delete Files, Delete all offline content, OK, OK).

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when trying to rename folders in my documents, my pictures or music or whatever, when i right click the folder and rename, it stays the same...until i go to another folder and come back and then it has changed. not a major problem but i would love to know how to fix it!

A:refreshing issue

strange problem

what anti virus/malware programs are you using and do you have administrative rights on your account?

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I have just upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 on my Dell laptop.
All has gone well apart from this. The taskbar keeps refreshing every minute, the cursor also disappears, this can be very annoying if you are typing.

Is there a solution to this, it would have to be quite simple for me to carry out

Alan

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hi
i am facing a strange issue.
my java application sends encrypted urls to the users through email, on click they get their page.
the issue is when the user copies the URL and paste it in browser url bar and after hitting ENTER key their page is getting opened. but the IE is going behind(not minimized). if there is any other IE instance is already opened that page is getting to front. i have to use Alt+tab to get the latest page to front.

issue is only with IE. any solutions?
Thanks
R

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When I drag/move Win Explorer window it leaves a trail of black rectangles until dragging stops.
Is also happening with portable text reader Metapad.

"Printscreen" does not capture problem.

Would appreciate any help, thank you

A:app windows not refreshing

It could be the monitor going bad. Any other problems in full screen mode? Like games or youtube?
You could try a simple diagnostic test for video...

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Hi,

I wonder if any one can help?

The problem:-

Pc running windows XP Pro boots ok into windows desktop THEN!

All the desktop icons including the task bar seem to disappear for a couple of seconds as if the PC is refreshing the desktop, but then once they reappear again, in another couple of seconds they disappear again! This goes on for as long as the PC is switched on....

I have managed on occasion to get to get to firefox and then to run online scans for Spyware / Virus's, all the time I was doing this, the window with the scan stayed on top and remained open but the desktop icons and task bar continued to appear and disappear behind it.

I have tried a repair install but it is still the same.

I would rather not wipe the drive clean and start again as with most people I am sure, as the disc size gets bigger and bigger = backing up things gets more and more difficult. (i don't have everything on this 120Gb disc backed up, so would rather not lose it!)

Any ideas what else I can try?
Regards,

John
 

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Hi, my desktop keeps refreshing every 30 seconds or so and it worries me that it could be a virus or bad spyware ?

I posted this issue earlier and got a response from Cookiegal, but the forum crashed and all data posted before so&so was deleted, and she asked for a HijackThis log, so here's the log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:25:24 PM, on 16/08/2005
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\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoguard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~3\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~3\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~3\tmproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~3\TmPfw.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\htpatch.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Logitech\MOUSEW~1\SYSTEM\EM_EXEC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sistray.EXE
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A:Refreshing Desktop

Download Cleanup from Here

A window will open and choose SAVE, then DESKTOP as the destination.
On your Desktop, click on Cleanup40.exe icon.
Then, click RUN and place a checkmark beside "I Agree"
Then click NEXT followed by START and OK.
A window will appear with many choices, keep all the defaults as set when the Slide Bar to the left is set to Standard Quality.
Click OK
DO NOT RUN IT YET
Click here for info on how to boot to safe mode if you don't already know how.
Restart your computer into safe mode now. Perform the following steps in safe mode:
Run Cleanup:
Click on the "Cleanup" button and let it run.
Once its done, close the program.
Reboot back into Windows normally.
Do a couple of on-line virus scans at these links:

Housecall

Panda Active Scan. Be sure to save the log it creates.
Reboot and post a new HijackThis log and the log from the Panda scan.
 

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My laptop is a Compaq Presario CQ62, dual A3, 3Gb RAM, pretty much most bqasic model for this computer. The problem I am having is that the screen wont refresh. Not that it's flickering, or off, or bleeding: the screen will not refresh. If I press down/bend in a certain way at the top left section of the screen case, about a quarter of the way across the case, the screen will refresh, but only so long as I continue to bend/press down in that way. Once I let go, the screen wont refresh any longer. Other symptoms are the screen will turn white when powering up the laptop, and in order to get any sort of picture you need to press down/bend the case, as mentioned above, and open and cloose the laptop. I'm fairly certain its a cable within that's broken, but I don't know which cable it is. If anybody knows the cable or has any other solutions, please respond.Thanks!~Kenmathishd

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When I insert a CD or DVD and remove it again the DVD drive in My computer is not refreshing. It is still showing the old DVD label and files. This is happening even if I insert another CD or DVD. The old DVD's files are showing instead of the new one. I tried refreshing. But it is not working.

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Our web developers have a problem where links to external CDN resources for web development are being blocked. They are receiving Network Error 407 Proxy Authentication Required for the following paths:
https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.3/jquery.min.js
https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons
However, after some refresh attempts (can take up to 30 minutes of refreshing) it will work.
So if it eventually works, what is stopping it initially?

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I recently updated to windows 10 and it worked fine for a day. But today I noticed as soon as I opened my PC, the taskbar kept on refreshing. I even tried uninstalling IDT audio by looking at other forums but that didnt solve anything. Please help it continues for 2-3 minutes. 

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I am running Windows XP SP2.

The problem I am seeing is when I put a cdrom/dvd disk into my drive, the explorer updates with the cdrom/dvd information. If I eject the disk (either by software or hardware) and replace it with a different disk, the information in explorer retains the first disk information and contents. The only way I have found clear this info is to reboot the pc.

I am trying to install software that has 2 disks and since it won't refresh with the new disk, I can't install the software.
 

A:CDRom not refreshing HELP!!!!

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Hello all,

This one is a bit weird, all of a sudden i.e TODAY, none of the websites i visit daily had updated until i hit the refresh button???????
My settings in internet options are set to automatically check for updates every visit to the page? I rebooted my machine but no change?
Any idea's?

thx

lee_1133

here is my hijack-this log.....don't seem to be anything dodgy but what do i know!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 21:43:41, on 01/10/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\Program Files\Belkin\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGNT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\winsys32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rmctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\TPPALDR.EXE
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFree.exe
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A:Websites Not refreshing?

Have you delete your temp IE files?

Your HJT is old

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
 

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I am building my website in Dreamweaver 3. I am able to preview my changes in a browser, but when I try to go to the actual site my changes are not making it to my browser, although my husband's computer can see the changes as soon as they are FTPed to the site. I have my Internet Options set to refresh every time the page is accessed but it's just not working. I've also tried to have it refresh automatically with the same (non) results. I've restarted my computer numerous times and I just installed IE6 SP1 in hopes that would help, but it didn't.

Thanks to anyone who can help!
 

A:IE6 Not Refreshing Pages

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