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Q: Lost for good?

I had a 70 gig hard drive that had all my pics and stuff on it. I went to partition it and the program partition magic froze so i exited it and when i restarted my computer it does not show up in the my computer files and when i go to partition magic says bad in its spot.

Preferred Solution: Lost for good?

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A: Lost for good?

With just a bit of luck and a decent recovery program like Acronis, Ontrack, HandyRecovery, ZAR, QueTek, Cimaware, and 87 others, you can install your questionable hard drive in another desktop with the good drive jumpered as Master and the one with missing files and folders jumpered as Slave... and recovery anything that has not been overwritten.... so do NOT use that drive for anything until you attempt recovery.

You can also usually find the missing folders with regular tricks and use drag and drop to copy everything... Just be patient, and do the work while well rested and over the stress of the loss.
We rescue data for clients nearly every day, and it takes very little special expertise unless the data has been over written.

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Okay, I recently reformatted. Turned out to be all hardward issues. Got a new motherboard and dvd-rw. But! I idioticly backed up pics on CDs. Well, the old DVD-rw was crapping out and all my pics came through except for one disc. Which gave me about half. Even a folder is split. Some pics recognized others not recognized by photoviewer or paint! There are some old pics on there that i want. I was in a rush to fix my computer before school started and didn't think it through. i know i should've backed them up online or an external or thumbdrive or something! Is there anything i can do... i'm pretty heart broken to lose these photos. I hope someone can help.

So I just tried to use unstoppable copier- a product known to save corrupted files and the like. And nothing, didn't work... this is looking grim. Please, oh great computer wizard, come forth and restore what has been lost.... i'm so doomed.

A:Lost pics for good? =[

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I just built a new computer for a friend. He has a valid Windows Home edition key, but no disc. I have a copy of Home that I used for my niece's computer. When I get to the screen to input the key, it says it is not valid. The computer with the valid key has been dismantled, so the key should be fine. Am I doing something wrong?

A:[SOLVED] Lost disc, but good key

Sorry, I meant XP Home edition

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i apologise in advance for the slightly Win7 fanboy post

Having been running Win7 in various forms since the RC obviously iv got a bit used to it, but over Xmas i was at my brothers, who is still running a PC with Vista on it,

now his PC actually has higher specs than mine (if you look at my specs you'll see their nothing special) but i found it so.. frustrating, to me, having a taskbar that small now seems alien, words on the taskbar take up too much space, having to wait 5-10 seconds for it to register an action as simple as a right click, a "search" bar in the start menu thats laughable, i typed in EXACTLY what i wanted "disk management" waited nearly a minute for it to search, only to be told "no results found" in 7, i just type "partition" in and it knows what i want, and it had what i call a "fatal hang" (wyhere it doesnt actually crash, but you have to press the power button to get it to sleep and wake up again to restore order) randomly, for no reason about once an hour!

again, apologies for the rant and fanboy win7 bits, but i would like to hear your thoughts on this, anybody else gone back to Vista (whether by choice or not) and wondered how you ever lived without Windows 7

or better yet, anybody gone back to Vista and wondered why on earth people want windows 7?

EDIT: Apologies for the double post.. iv deleted the other one

A:you dont realise how good Win7 is til you've lost it

It all depends on how you use an operating system and the tools in it.
I’ve read that some have gone back to Vista because their Favorite tool(s) was missing ...
or no longer functional.

There are many who went back to XP because Vista was too crippled.
They’ve found that W7 is even worse.

I think it’s interesting to read the "rants" against W7 in the TechNet forum...
And the reply from M$.

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Hi Guys,

Unfortunately I'm not running windows XP Pro (SP2) with a valid wndows key. I've known this for some time. What happened was, when I took my PC in for a hardware upgrade a long time ago, I told the tech I also wanted to upgrade to WinXP...he thought he'd do me favour and install it using an already-in-use key, and save me the cost of the OS.

Several months ago, after running an automatic update, I started getting the "this copy of windows is not valid - you may be a victim of blah blah blah", so I did a little research and dug up a WGA removal utility which has worked wonders for me (aside from not being able to download wndows updates).

Well, I fired up WMP this morning, and thought I'd try the update to ver. 11 or whatever it is. I didn't think it would check the wndows key just to upgrade media player, but obviously I should have known better. So now everytime I try to launch WMP it tells me I'm running a pirated version of windows and the program will not load. Unfortunately my system restore has not been working for some time (generates the error: "system restore has encountered an error and needs to close" when I try to launch it), so I'm wondering if theres any other way to get WMP back without shelling out $$ for a legit copy of XP.

It's not a huge deal as I only use it for watching videos, but would be nice if there was an easy way to get it back....otherwise, I guess its on to Media Player classic...

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A:Have I lost Wndows Media Player for good?

Get Real Player? You need a good CD for all Windows updates... I have an unused legal copy of XP SP2, drop me a PM.

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I know I'm a tool first of all. Formatted my HD, re-installed XP and went to upload my outlook express backup file and realized that I only backed up the shortcut to the file not the actual OE backup file. SO, I imagine that this may possibly be recoverable and I'm browsing trough all the programs out there. Any suggestions on who's got a good program out there for trying to get this file back? I know it may be lost forever but it's worth a shot.

A:Good programs for getting lost file after formatting

Hi, I don't think it's possible to recover, since you have more than likely written over the location when you reinstalled....


The normal way would be to run a recovery tool immediately, but who is prepared for that

And, I dont know if it would work running from the same hard drive> did you by any chance have another partition of the SAME physical hard disk you are running Windows on now? It might pick something up from that, rather than running it on your present active partition where Windows is stored> again, one of the recovery tools just might work but I cannot guarantee anything or that your present copy will survive intact...

You can recover entire volumes (drives) sometimes, but again not if overwritten...if you want to try some of the tools, most of them allow you to use and see what is recoverable before you spend money on it...then, to actually get anything back, it may cost some money.

You have to know what the file system you are using is, NTFS or FAT32 etc....

Here is another pretty good one>
for win9x or XP> and can run from a floppy diskette


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Years ago i signed up for a microsoft account and didn't do much with it. I've lost all way of getting it back not because anyone stole it but because i don't know what i put in for my information or password to get it back it could be anything. I would
like to get it back i have made the account im sending this in right now so i can get my password back hopefully because i have no other way of sending this to microsoft or wherever i need to go to get it back. I did request a password change on that account
but like i said earlier the info i needed to put in is very old and i don't what it is, so when i sent it in using this email it said i couldn't be verified or reset my password. If someone responds to this who works in that area of microsoft i'll send them
my email of the lost account in a safer way unless its fine it here i don't want to have any security problems by sending it here on the forums just to be safe. Thank you in advance for the help:)

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This problem seems to be quite ubiquitous, however if I may beg an ear, please hear me out. Perhaps I can help others, even if I cannot be helped.

I would hate to start yet another thread on this problem as I have noticed since the last 3-4 weeks of research on the issue has lead me to hundreds of forums, with dozens of soultions. All of which have not been successful on my side of the screen unfortunately. I can only access the internet through SafeMode with Networking, or running a different operating system like Ubuntu or XP.

I'd imagine windows seven forums has been flooded with a great deal of new members with this particular issue, i myself joined today for this same problem and many windows 7 users seems to be having aswell (not blaming windows 7). Its quite embarrassing for me since I just started a new job in the IT field, but I'm still a newbie tho learning from the ground up.

Anyways, this problem (connected to network, with a good or strong signal - BUT! no internet access?) in the bottom right corner of the task bar. All my solutions listed below, I've found as of yet, have me running in an endless pithagorian spiral to nowhere.

I will now attempt to list my work for the past month on this issue. I may miss a few suggestions, but I am confident I have learned every possible solution with no luck, but I suspect human error and/or incompetence on my part... Here we go.

Step # Checklist - possible procedures to rule out or re-attempt. OK! = looks good.

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A:A Lost Cause. No Internet Access - Connected to good Network.

Welcome to the Seven Forums!

Good post. Thx for taking the time to tell us what you have tried.

As silly as it sounds, please try a scan with this (WDO):
What is Windows Defender Offline?
The other scans that you mentioned will only check the partition that Windows is running from. I have two systems that I'm working on that have their infections on another (tiny) partition created by the malware. While I doubt WDO will find anything, it will be a good lesson in how easy it is to use WDO. If your computer can boot to a USB flash drive, I would put WDO on one of those.

Are you using W7's native drivers for the Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter?

If not native - where did you get them from?

I might be away from the forums for a day or two - hopefully, another member will jump in.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.95.0
Scan saved at 10:54:26 PM, on 7/2/04
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

A:totally lost on which files are good and which arent can i have a hand ?

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Hey all,
I just recently had an issue where I have to reinstall Visual Studio 2010 after some stuff got goofed up, and now I can't reinstall it using the methods I know best for some reason. Most often when an Iso image is involved, but the image is not bootable, I prefer to use a virtual CD rom emulator to emulate the CD drive rather than fooling with burning to a physical CD. In this case, my virtual drive is UltraIso, which according to support has issues emulating CDs in Windows 7, didn't work giving me the error "E:\application not found". So I tried the old physical burning method. That didn't work either since the disc drive of my laptop simply shot the disc back at me after starting the burning process. The funny thing is that the CD was given to me by my grandfather, and he is very computer savvy, and to his knowledge, I wasn't using the CD for music. Could I have the wrong disc type? My question to you is do you know of any free virtual CD rom drives that can emulate CDs with .img files on them? UltraIso has never had issues with this before the infamous hard drive failure of my laptop late last year. I was on Windows 7 then as well. The other thing is the way Microsoft engineered their Visual Studio installers, they seem to really want you using a CD or virtual CD drive emulator (though they don't say that), since when I used UltraIso's other capability, it's image file extraction function, I was greeted by an err... Read more

A:have I lost Visual Studio Professional 2010 for good?

Make sure when burning the cd ona laptop to use imgburn because the laptop wants to shoot the disc out of the laptop drive before verification on some laptops.Also, make sure to push it back in before the verification process.

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All of a sudden my Windows 7 (64) machine lost internet connectivity. Nothing new was installed; no changes were made. It just lost connection. My Vista machine still connects fine. I'm scratching my head over this one. I reset the router and tried Windows troubleshooting services to no avail.

A:Good wireless connection but lost internet access

Downloadmini toolboxCheckmark following boxes: Flush DNSReport IE Proxy Settings Reset IE Proxy Settings Report FF Proxy Settings Reset FF Proxy Settings List content of Hosts List IP configuration List Winsock Entries List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.

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I updated to Windows 10 earlier today. I thought I had lost some important work files and some pics of my kiddo from the last 3 months. Found them by looking in the network folder. Copied them to the desktop to remind myself to send a copy to my external hard drive when I got home. Laptop restarted and when it came back on the files were gone. I could search for them and find them but they wouldn't open. In desperation I restored back to Windows 8 in the hopes that they would be found but they are nowhere to be seen. Don't even show up in a search. System restore shows no prior restoration points.
Please, can anyone help me? I have about 70 hours worth of work done that needs done by the end of the calendar year, work that I will have to make up on my own time and not get paid for if I can't find these files. I also have the last 3 months worth of pictures of my daughter on there, her birthday trip to the zoo, visit with my sister, things I want to put in her scrapbook. Please tell me there's a way to find these things!

I don't know a ton about computers but I will answer any questions to the best of my ability

A:Updated to Windows 10, "lost" files found, now gone for good

Hi, how did you restore back to Win 8? - in the expected manner using the revert to previous OS within 30days?

Problem is if your files were deleted at some stage, the disk clusters holding them may well have been overwritten by all the disk activity.

To have any chance of recovering any of them, you needed to make sure there was as little or no disk write activity as possible.

First, if the files still exist and have not been deleted, without worrying exactly where they are, get a copy of locate32 (small. free)
Locate32 Download
on a USB flash drive in this case.

Use it to create a database- it will scan your entire disk drive- then search for one of your files.
The search takes a second or less.

If your files exist and have not been deleted, you will find them quickly.

If your files have been deleted, it's a question of probability as to whether they have been overwritten or not.
Recuva (free) is good... there are many commercial ones too.
You will need to run a scan - which will take a long time- and then you need to see if your files appear in the list.

I guess you never backed the files up or used disk imaging (which creates a complete backup from which you can completely recover your PC or extract files and is VERY strongly recommended to be use regularly. - Macrium Reflect, Aomei Backupper (both free). These are things to use in the future.

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So I was typing away quickly. Too quickly for my own good, it might appear.
I was editing (as in, I'm an editor) a large text. I'd nearly finished. All of sudden Word (2007) closed.
When i reopened the file i found that all the text (16,000 words...) had been deleted. I had edited nearly all of it using track changes.
What I reckon happened was that I hadn't released the ctrl key from when i'd been moving the cursor around and I accidentally selected all, typed something else (thus replacing it all), then saved and closed the document (by holding ctrl and slipping from S to W).
It looks to me like if i reject the deletion (of the whole text) then I lose all the changes I made to the original text. This is hours and hours of work.
I can't see a temp file that I can restore from or anything.
Might there be any way of restoring the document to a state it was at at a specific point in time? Before I accidentally deleted everything, saved the document and then closed it?
Please let there be a way of rescuing my work!

A:I deleted text that I made tracked changes to. Are tracked changes lost for good?

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My DSL provider tells me the line tests they just did shows everything to be very good.But, I am finding many web sites load slowly and videos stop and go...even 12 second ones.

Does anyone know how long a short 12 second video on say YOUtube showtake to wonload with DSL at 256????

My laptop is 6 months old with Vista Home Premium, nod32 antivirus and superspywareblaster, IE7 Browser. My wife's PC is new with Vista Home Premium Norton Security center same browser. Both of us have the same problem with some web sites loading slowly and video just now performing at all......six second spurts then stops and buffering for long periods. Even a news or sports or YOUtube video12 seconds long takes a couple of stops to get through. Radio stations I used to listen to cut in and out now for buffering.This seemed to start a couple of months ago. Are there any settings on my system I can change or tweak to speed downloads up or deal with videos or sort this out. Here is what I have done to narrow the problem:

Turned off the wireless and plugged the DSL cord right into my laptop---same performance and same speed tests results.

Made sure only one of the two computers is on....no change

Tried the same video on my laptop or my wife's PC....same performance

Try to have the video on pause so everything can download first....works sometimes...but can take a long time for some videos.

Keep my system clean with weekly virus/spyware scans and Defender is also on.

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A:Solved: DSL line test good..browsing slow...video not good!

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I am new to the forum, but not new to computing. I recently started having problems with this Vista Home Premium box not being able to resolve DNS names for only computers on my home network (all others XP boxes or Windows Server 2003). It can ping the IP addresses of the local boxes. It doesn't have a problem connecting to the internet. But this is a big problem when it comes to sharing files within my local network.

I have disabled Windows Firewall and McAfee Firewall and Services to try and diagnose the problem.

I have been googling this for a couple of days looking for ideas, but I have none. I have validated that DNS is running. NETBios over DHCP is enabled. Subnet mask is 255.255.255. DHCP and DNS server IP is correct.

Anything that anyone could point me to try? I am out of ideas.

A:Ping on Workgroup Computer Names Bad / IP Addresses Good / Internet Good

Unless you've got a DNS server running at home, it's rather unlikely that DNS is being used to resolve names of your home computers when pinging by name. Instead, the machine does a broadcast (on the local segment) to the effect of "if you're called XYZ, please get back to me and tell me your IP address".

If that's not working for you, my first inclination would be to suspect firewalls on the other machines - not necessarily on the machine exhibiting symptoms. Try disabling and even uninstalling (3rd-party) firewalls while you're troubleshooting, and also test what happens when all machines are booted to [safe mode + net].

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I currently use the Microsoft Works Calendar as a PDA keeping track of appointments, birthdays, etc. but find that I can't print out reports according to categories. I can only print out days, weeks or months. Is there a good, free calendar that I can use and be able to import the information that I already have in the Works Calendar into that calendar?
Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Microsoft Works Calendar not so good. Are there any good desktop calendars out there

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Right now I have Bitdefender 2010. It wins all sorts of awards but I tried running its boot scanner recently and it was so complicated I couldn't do it. Do you know of a good AV and firewall that has an easy to use boot scanner?

A:I need the name of a good antivirus and firewall that alsol has a good boot scanner

Please don't create more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.

Please continue in your other thread.

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Hello All,
This is my first post to this forum. I will make it short. I've had my PC for nearly two years now. I've never had an issue. I run Mozilla Firefox as my default Internet Browser and I've always liked it. Yesterday, I sat down to see that there was a new update. Like always, I downloaded. Then, when I went to browse the internet for a bit, it could not load the page. I then tried rebooting my router. No help. I tried Internet Explorer. Same thing. I then tried Chrome. Same thing. Only this time, on Chrome, it said something like "Error 101; Connection reset error". My roommate, who is in networking, and I tried several different things. Nothing seemed to do the trick. This issue is on my desktop, but, my laptop and roommates desktop work just fine. So, I'm guessing it must be something with my machine. I've looked up the Error 101 thing on google and I have seen many different forums, but no real fixes, if there is one. I'm curious to know if anyone might now a remedy for this problem. I've tried running my AVG and Spybot programs but they have found nothing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance to all who read.--In Him, Joseph W. Brackins

A:[SOLVED] Network connection good...Browser not good..

Hi -

Boot into SAFEMODE w/ Networking and see if Internet pages load there. Tap F8 key during boot-up.

Run a Windows System Restore - choose a restore point prior to the updated Firefox install -
START | type rstrui

Regards. . .



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Right now I have Bitdefender 2010. It wins all sorts of awards but I tried running its boot scanner recently and it was so complicated I couldn't do it. Do you know of a good AV and firewall that has an easy to use boot scanner?

A:I need the name of a good antivirus and firewall that also has a good boot scanner

Avast AV has an option to run an easy to use boot scan.

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Hello guys im wake up today and try find my cd drivers for printer canon mp250.... but i can't find installation cd...

but im plug printer in windows developer preview and in 2 minutes him recognize the printer and install drivers... him show me the printer model and automatically installl all drivers im less then 2 minutes printer works very well...

im very impressed with this developerpreview and waiting for the final product... =)

good morning for all have a nice day! =)


A:Good Morning and Good News Installing my print...

Congrats on the smooth installation! Microsoft have been working hard on their native driver support, and it's impressing everyone. Glad to hear you got your printer working!

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i have a post on here trying to figure out pse7. i am really trying to figure out what is a good digital imaging program that you can use so you fix photos and make slideshows on. i had one person say the picassa program and another say use photoshop still. does any one have any good advice.
i like to edit photos but put them onto a slideshow or something creative.
please let me know.
thank you

A:what is a good digital imaging program? any good advice?

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Hi , Ive got some trouble with my pc , its a desktop acer pc and i bought it new from the store 3years ago and never touched his insides cause it worked perfectly untill now. I did check every cable , inside the pc and the power cable outside the pc. I couldnt find any wire that wasnt connected good, or any broken wire. The problem however is that when the pc is off it wont turn on easy, sometimes i have to press the button for 1000times before it starts. Also what is very weird is when the pc is on , it never goes off by itself as it should untill i press the normal off button in the startmenu, and it works perfect when its on. Also sometimes when I am trying to turn it on by pressing the button while touching the power cable , the fan of the computer turns on , but the pc itself is off and doesnt start. I hope you can help me with this problem soon.

A:PC wont turn on , cables good , electricity is good

Hello mocro1991

First of all I'd like to say, Open It Up! Blow out all the dust & maybe even cobwebs from the inside!

It might be a problem with the Motherboard.

Something like this happened to me once. Reseating the RAM was a temporary fix for me.

Post back.

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hi all im going to a holiday park in 3 weeks I got a dongle I used last year but connection wasnt good so looking for suggestions to find one under 30 with great connection/service if possible as im not to clued up with these. .. thanks in advance and hope im ij right area

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Just spent several hours reading, with growing fear,
all the stuff on the Internet Security board.

Regarding many recommendations to have a good
hardware firewall in a router, what's a good one
with an up to date firewall?

I'm putting together a new system, do NOT
want it corrupted right away!

Thanks for any recommendations!

A:What's a good home cable router with a good firewall?

Hi men, look in web page of cisco system this is a big company on the nertworking area...maybe can help with you problem.

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Hi community, what  think about  advanced system care? it's a good program or not ...
I saw this program installed in many friend's laptop/notebook, and  some of them report me, that after they have used this program for clean and tuneup their pc, they have found a problems and malfunction of their systems...
I have used it for much time, and i havent found a problem or malfuncion in my system. 
In this moment i use adwcleaner and combofix when it is request, but i dont use a complete suite how ASC.
It might be a good idea install and use a ASC or not ?
One of my friend say me that this suite have damage ur windows system registry after clean it with this suite....
It's possibile ??
I use wise register cleaner for clean windows registry, and i think that is a good program 
best regards 
P.S sorry for my bad english ... i will study it ;)

A:What think about advanced system care ... good or not good ...

Well there's many things to address here ... In this moment i use adwcleaner and combofix when it is request, but i dont use a complete suite how ASC.ComboFix is a very powerful reporting and scripting tool that was developped by sUBs, used by members of the malware removal team here on BleepingComputer (and also on other forums). This tool can easily break a Windows installation if poorly and/or wrongly used. It can make the whole system unbootable and also delete everything present on your drives (leaving you with close to no chance of recovery) or damage your Windows installation so badly that you would be forced to reinstall it. Therefore, you should not be using ComboFix unless you are in one of the two situation listed below:You have been trained in an online malware removal forum to use ComboFix;You are using it under the supervision and instructions of a trained malware removal professional on BleepingComputer or another recognized malware removal forum (UNITE forums for example);If you have any questions or concerns about ComboFix, quietman7 wrote a FAQ on it and you'll find all your answers in it.ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look hereAlso be aware that BleepingComputer doesn't provide any advice on how to use ComboFix on your own, due to the nature of the tool and how dangerous it can be when used without supervision or proper training. Hi community, what think about advanced system care? it's a good program or not ...I saw this program installed in ... Read more

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Does anybody know of a good music player that has a good Equalizer? IMO, the equalizer sucks for WMP 11, realplayer free, and my sound card.

I like the PowerAMP app for my android, the equalizer has a sick bass. but it's not available on pc.

A:good music player with good Equalizer?

I have no idea what you mean by "good" or "sick", but most players have equalizers.

Media Monkey and I-Tunes, for instance.

Equalizers either lower or raise certain frequency bands--if they don't do that, they are broken. Some may control different bands than others, but they all use the same principles.

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I am really unsure if this is the right section or not, but I really need to know if this is a good laptop and I am getting my moneys worth. Again if this is the wrong section PLEASE move.

BTW: This is a laptop.

I might be purchasing the following for $800, LMK wut u think.

Dell Inspiron 5150 Laptop:

Pentium 4 Processor 3.06 GHZ
Upgraded Liquid Crystal Display with ultra high resolution options
1.25 GB Kingston RAM, upgradable to 2GB
64MB ATI Radeon 9000 Mobility Video Card
60GB Harddrive

So we're looking at basically 1 gig ram, 3GHZ

The whole comp itself is basically upgraded to all ends. The screen does look really nice as it is a liquid display.

The RAM is very high for a laptop and the processor beats the doors off most of the previous comps which I have had (2.39GHZ)

I am getting a laptop because I travel mostly. I also game alot.

I know the video card isnt best for high end games but I play a game called Diablo mostly which requires next to nothing, altho I will replace the video card soon. How much would it cost to upgrade to a decent one do u think?

So I think its a pretty fast system, good deal?

A:Good Deal/Good Comp? (Laptop)

i dont really compare laptop prices but the prices seems pretty good to me. that is one power laptop in my opinion. way faster than mine.

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Topic pretty much says it all. Im looking for a cool looking case with a better power supply than my current case. Price Range $20-$50.


Case Material

Main Board



Beige / Black / Silver
Power Supply ATX 350W Power Supply(Horizontal) w/ I/O Switch
Drive Space 4x5.25" / 2x3.5" / 4x3.5"Hidden
Ports 2 USB + Audio (Microphone Jack & Earphone Jack)
Features 1)Acrylic Added to Front Panel for Polish Appearance
2)Side Panel Fan for Extra Ventilation
3)Screwless Side Panel
4)Automatic Drop-Down Doors for Color Case
5)Back Lighting Temperature Display LCD
6)Extended Body for All the Drives and Motherboards to Fit in.
Expansion Slot 7 Expansion Slots
Front Panel Switch Power / Reset
Led Display Power / HDD
Shipping Weight 20 lbs
Cu'ft 2.18'

A:Good Case with Good Power Supply?

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Win2K server. 2 clients win2K Pro no problems. From server, shared out internet connection. Win98 machine not on network until I specify an IP. Then I can ping, print, share and access...but no internet!!! Do I need ICS enabled on the 98 machine? Ethernet 10 base T network, new card, new wiring, same ol' problems. Please advise as I am attempting to regain my sanity.

A:Ping Good + Share Good = Internet Bad???

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This is a problem that is continuous for about 2 years. I have about 10 new floppy disks and 2 computers, one with WIN 2000 and one with WIN 98. 4 of the disks are not readable on the 2000 computer, but they run just fine on the 98 computer. The error I get on the WIN 2000 is "The disk in drive A is not formatted. Do you want to formatted it now?". I have changed the floppy drive but no luck in solving the problem. I have tried those floppy disks on other computers and the same error I get on WIN NT, 2000, and XP. I have also tried these disks on WIN 98 and 95 and they seem to be just fine. An intersting thing happens sometimes, and that is when I browse the floppy on the 98 computer the problem is solved, however not all the times. I beleive it is a Windows 2000 problem, however I don't really know why this is happening. If you can help me, I would really appreciate it.

A:Good floppy, good drive and a bad WIn 2000

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Im new to the forums, so if im not following forum rules feel free to correct me.

Ive tried reading a bit, and im getting that my black sceen problem is fairly common and that i can have several reasons.

Now, for more details: Ive had my computer for 2,5 years. 2 months back i decided to install an 120 gb SSD drive for my system disk and upgrade to win 7. After the upgrade and install I was all smiles as the performance boost from the SSD was all it was cracked up to be and more. Then struck after approx 6 weeks as the comp would not wake up after hibernating. The mouse cursor was visible, but nothing on the screen. Restart didnt help, and starting in safetymode gave the same result.

As i actually have good back up in place ( yey me) i didnt bother much about it and went ahead and did a system format and clean install. That worked great for a total of 10 days and it happened again.

Ive once again reinstalled, but as it annoys me to the brink of throwing my comp off the porch id like to find the source of the problem.

A relevant issue may be that ive had a bit of problems with my cabled network connection since the upgrade. Every now and then it loses connection to the cabled network and jumps to the WLAN. When i tell it to repair it works and it says that an IP conflict has been fixed.

Ive gathered from what ive read in the forums that error dumps and logs are essential. Obv i dont have any due to format. Also I guess hardware specs is important. Ive ran Be... Read more

A:BSOD - Restart no good. Saftymode no good.

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5Q PRO

You were very specific in your specs thanks for that, I don't see any note of bios updates applied.
Asus has quite a few of them one apparently to address a display initialization issue.
When updating the bios you only need the most recent. Make sure you know how to use the EZ flash feature of the asus board to. It's the best way to flash a bios I know of.

Also are you using the marvell ports or the intel ports to plug in the ssd?

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There's a very common problem with computers nowadays and that is that mass-produced factory computer such as Dell and Compaq (HP) prefer to not only install what they want on your new, off-the-shelf, computer but they also insist on backing up the operating system to a partition on your hard drive and refuse to give you a physical copy in the instance that you ever need to format and reinstall.

The backup partition that they create is not invincible and can be easily infected and overwritten during your online adventures which means that you will never get a clean start no matter how many times you format and reinstall.

Once warranty has expired it's costly to get any help from these factory companies and Microsoft usually won't have anything to do with you insisting that you're using the factories OEM software and therefore have to refer to your PC manufacture for most situations.

The alternative, when buying a new PC, is using your local neighborhood mum & pop shop. If you can find a local, freindly, computer shop that you trust you can pretty much insure yourself that you're going to get A: a clean install & B: a hard copy of your operating system on disk.

Also, if you keep up a good relation with mum & pop you don't ever have to worry about the expiration of a warranty or having to sit through pricey and outsourced calls to tech support because you can always walk back into the mum & pop shop and speak directly with the ... Read more

A:A Good Start = Good Security - Look here if you're purchasing a PC

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I have about a 5 year old computer i will tell you the specs.

MSI (VIA) MS-6309 v2.0 - Motherboard
850Mhz Intel Celeron - now overclocked to 1Ghz
40GB Western Digital 5400rpm HDD(now slave) - now with a second 7200 40GB as master
it came with a (tornado?) video card but i now upgraded to a NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 which is a 256MB AGP 8x card.

I got it because it was at a VERY good price and it out of the packet but my friend builds computers and he got the wrong gfx card so he sold this one to me cheap... my computer is an AGP 4x. I understand i cant upgrade that unless i get a new motherboard. I have drivers that microsoft installed by itself (Nvidia GeForce FX5200 Microsoft Corporation) is it worth going to the nvidia website and upgrading to their drivers? my computer is really old and slow and i want to get the best performance out of this card... I dont think i can run games like Need For Speed Underground 2 can i? because i have a slow processor? i tried to play Halo Trial downloaded from microsoft but it went to the loading screen at the start but then just shut down before it got to the menu.

My point is... what can i do to get maximum performance out of this card but without increasing the startup items too much etc


A:Good Video Card... Not so good computer

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i wanted to kno if i need some sort of cooling device for my computer

motherboard - 44.C (111.F)
CPU - 52.C (126.F)

A:computer temperature, good? or not good

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hey all i am just asking about a nice easy to use ftp server for windows 7 as for the ones i have tryed out are well lets say crap keep crashing or not responding or don't work how they are ment to so i fort i would give it ago see if you guys can help me out once more

A:anybody no of a good ftp server that works good with 7


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I am building a budget computer for someone and need a beige case that is well built. I have used the slk1600 from antec in the past but that is hard to come by. Is there a model out there that is the same price point as the slk1600? Around 50 -55 delivered? Also the same quality build? I really like antec. I can't find it for under 65 now except one place and they only have two and others had it but can't get it any more. HELP>

A:I need a really good case for a good price

Get your friend to accept a black case and check this Antec SLK1650B

or the beige version: Antec SLK1650

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what are the roles for a good design???
if I want to do a conversion application on a CD
NOT on the net?
please I want roles.
is it good to use many colors,animation,
or if it is simple it will be better,etc...
thank you
your lovely girl

A:How has a good answer for a good design on a CD?????

Not sure if this helps, but first you have to know what kind of systems your users have. If you have high animation or graphics and their systems don't have the graphic packages, then you can only cause frustration. Also you have to consider the average screen size. Nothing like spending hours on a project to find they can't view it because they have 480x600 resolution.

I personally keep it simple. If I was trying to say install a program, I do not want to wait 30 seconds for a flash program to say hello. Whereas my wife love sitting watching a "How To"

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A:Is This Card A Good Deal And Is It Any Good?

That's a good card. I'm sure you know it's PCI-E so your motherboard has to support it. Make sure you have a good quality PSU with plenty of power.

MWave.com has it even cheaper with a $15 rebate.

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I am building a new system and now I am looking for the best processor to use? As motherboard I am using Biostar Hi Fi A85W and i wanna put 6 GB DDR3 RAM on it. My graphics card will be my prior GTX 450.

any thoughts?

A:What good PROCESSOR for good cost??

what do you intend to do with the machine? Gaming, light or heavy? Video editing, CAD, etc?

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I need a pdf maker that can create pdfs from various documents. I already searched on Google for some pdf making software, but the free alternatives that I've found have some limitations ( like watermark or advertising ) and the paid ones were too complicated to use, or had some annoyances. I can use a good advice.

A:Any Good Reccomendations Of A Good Pdf Maker?

PDFCreator is free and no watermarks. It allows you to print to pdf.

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What are you guys thoughts on CCleaner; is it a useful program or should it be avoided ?

Thanks for reading.

A:CCleaner FREE -- Good or Not so Good ???

Useful, but I personally do not like the use of programs that clean the registry, so I usually disable that part of the package.

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Have a compaq presario model C700 battery is fully charged runs on AC once you unplug power cord pc shuts off will not run on DC power the battery is good works on other pc s with no problem any ideas what could be wrong Tried unplugging and plugging back in so pc would recognize battery but that didnt work either

Thanks masonman

A:battery good ac good no power up in dc

i have an old pentium3 NEC notebook..
i also have the similar problem as yours. Then i took it to a technician who told me that it was a motherboard flaw. he said that it neither gives nor takes enough power and voltage from and to the battery. yet the battery showed to be charging as well as being fully charged. my battery still works on other notebooks and gives a 2 hour back up on a netbook modified to use the battery.........

yours maybe the same problem as mine..........
GOD Bless

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I am trying to learn how to enable and disable certain start-ups and services in msconfig so that I can see if it makes a significant difference in boot up and performance speed on my Lenovo, running Vista Home. Is there an analyzer software that can look at my start-up and services and tell me if its good or bad to enable/disable, or what it actually does? Or do I have to google each individual item to find out what each one does?


A:Good/Not Good msconfig options

First, be sure to only use msconfig as a diagnostic utility - do not use it to make permanent changes. Second, be careful when making changes to services. Third, if you have a specific issue you might just want to tell us what it is and maybe we can help.

But to answer your question, here are a couple of sites:



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Well people keep saying to me get a good router with a good firewall .

Because I do not know really how firewalls work or much about routers I'm getting confused .When people say get good router with a good firewall.

Is this what I should be looking for in a good router .

good firewall is the router that will lock all traffic but the appropriate computers the admin sets up for the router only and no other computers can use that router and the use of logging .

Meaning if people are hacking my router ,unauthorized use of the router ( by not improved computer) or trying to log into the router by password guessing it will alert me.

My routers does not alert me or has that feature to alert me when there is unauthorized use of the router ( by not improved computer using the router ) or trying to log into the router settings by password guessing

And tell me if there is port scanning going on.
router that will lock all traffic but the appropriate computers the admin sets up for the router only and no other computers can use that router and the use of logging

A:what is a good router with a good firewall

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Hey People! I'm new here... Greets for everyone!

Anyway, I wanna build new system and now I am looking for the best processor to use?

As motherboard I am using Biostar Hi Fi A85W and I wanna put 6 GB DDR3 RAM on it. My graphics card will be my prior GTX 450. what do you guys think? my budget will be 200$

A:Good processor for good price?

Well, the best processor you can get is the A10-6800K which will work perfectly with your budget of $200. I believe the CPU is only about $150.00 at most retailers online.

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