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Can I change my Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5914 built with a AMD Sempron™ 3600+ CPU to a AMD Athlon 64/X2 CPU. Toshiba Tech support tells me that the processor is soldered and built into the motherboard but it is not. Both processors are socket AM2

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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.)

A: Technical Question

The only hardware upgrade that you can usually make to a laptop is to add more RAM - if it supports adding more.

From what I've read so far, that model laptop comes with the AMD Sempron 3600+ 2.00 GHz processor and supports up to 4 GB of DDR2 PC2-6400(DDR2-800) RAM.

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Right hopefully someone can assist here!

I used to find Windows Media Player had a useful automatic cleanup option when 5 or more mp3s were found in the library without an actual mp3 file to relate too....

I want to know why now when i have 7 or 10 tracks that have been removed by myself, when i go to play them (forgetting i removed them) do i no longer get the option pop up asking if i would like WMP to cleanup the library!?!?

I use Windows 7 btw
 

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I have XP installed on my PC and wanted to install it on my laptop. I called MS to activate it and was told that the license did not allow me install it on two machines.

I can't believe this. Any comments?
 

A:not a technical question

"license did not allow me install it on two machines"

I believe technically it's supposed to be that way with all there OS's according to the ELUA

more info...XP Activation

buck
 

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A while back, I asked a DSL provider about the distance betwween my house and the nearest DSL central office, which is about 6 miles away. Here's the partial response I got:

If the form says you qualify then you should be no more than 18,000 feet from the central office in your area. However, that is 18,000 feet in actual line length, not in walking or driving distance from the CO.Click to expand...

Question #1: How many miles is 18,000 feet? I'm sure it's less than 6 miles.
Question #2: Why are the DSL cables so short?

Today, I ordered it anyway from my phone company, and a technician is coming later this week to install it for me.

After it's all hooked up, if it doesn't connect, I'll have to cancel the whole shebang.

I really hope it works cuz I'm getting fed up with this dialup connection on these very crappy voice-grade phone lines.
 

A:A Couple of Technical DSL Question

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I have a client who is receiving the BSOD when she is just surfing the internet. Here is the STOP code she is receiving:

0x00000050 (0xBFBFBFC3, 0x00000000, 0x8052DB78, 0xoooooo2)

Computer Specs:
XP sp3
2GB Ram

I have researched this as much as I can and have come to the conclusion that it is either the PSU or the Ram. I have just started learning how to research BSOD codes and would like a second opinion about this.

Thanks in advance.

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I have a client who needs BOTH some PHP and some SSI code in a webpage. The filetype needs to remain as SHTML. I tried making an SHTML page that included PHP, but what happens when I modify the .htaccess file is that one or the other gets done, but not both.

For example, I used this in the .htaccess:

AddType application/x-httpd-php .php .shtml
AddType text/x-server-parsed-html .shtml
DirectoryIndex index.shtml index.php index.html

That does the PHP coding just fine in the shtml file, but not the
<!--#exec cgi="/cgi-bin/Tracking/ax.cgi" --> SSI code
line in the shtml page.

When I switch the first two lines, it does the SSI, but not the PHP.

How can I get it to do both the SSI *and* the PHP?

Thanks

...Vidya
www.webwisesage.com
 

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I am using a program (which I didn't write) which creates a database driven website. It was working well, but suddenly, when I try to add new records, I get errors. I have the system on a WIN2000 server, and also mirrored on my WIN98 system at home.

On the WIN2000 server, I get this error message: "ERROR: Multiple-step OLE DB operation generated errors. Check each OLE DB status value, if available. No work was done."

On the WIN98 system, I get this error: "Errors Occurred"

In both cases, the record does get added, but it cannot be edited - only deleted.

Since I couldn't reach the guy who wrote the program I was using, I did some research, and found this page over at Microsoft:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q228/9/35.asp

It described this error exactly. It said I needed to upgrade my MDAC and JET versions to make these errors go away. I don't really know what MDAC and JET are, but I found them for download on Microsoft's site.

Using my WIN98 system as the guinea pig, I downloaded and installed MDAC 2.6 and JET 4.0 - the most recent versions of both. Needless to say, it didn't fix the problem.

The only thing that changed on my WIN98 system is that instead of getting the "Errors Occurred" message, I now get the much longer error message that my server returns.

I haven't tried upgrading the server because - well - I'm afraid to touch the server, especially when the fix didn't work on... Read more

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I bought a new Compaq Presario laptop, and the specs say it has 256mb of PC2100, (266MHZ) DDR-SDRAM, with a max capacity of 1G. So I went out and bought 1G (2-512mb modules, same specs). When I opened up the memory compartment and removed the memory the laptop came with, it was marked 256mb, DDR, 333 mhz, PC 2700.

My questions:

Are the two types of memory interchangeable?
Can using PC 2700 333 mhz harm the computer if it is meant to run PC2100, 266 mhz?
If I use the PC2100, 266mhz, will my computer run slower?
What should I do?

Thanks.

Mark
 

A:LAPTOP RAM - Technical QUestion

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Hello you smart computer techies!!! I need a little assistance. I hate Norton as it was hogging up my PC. So I uinstalled it (via the norton uninstall) and went out and bought PC-cillin 2005. I installed it and everything was going fine until I attempted to connect to the internet (via IE). No internet. No email connection either (makes sense since IE and OE 6 are connected to each other. Aren't they?) Anywhoo, I uninstalled PC-cillin pdq, and viola Internet working just fine.

Called PC-cillin cust. spt. a very nice Hindu lady finally helped me disable the 'Personal Firewall' component of the new software after we reinstalled it. She assesed the problem is with my Internet provider. I was asked to call them and ask three specific questions 1. what port number am i using, 2. do they have a firewall up?, 3. any specific password or setting?

Internet provider was very perturbed at first with my three little questions insisting that the problem is with PC-cillin software not with them (the service provider). they answered my questions though, --, no, no.

I just sent an email to cust spt @ PC-cillin with the same info presented here.

but since you guys are almost always quicker, and there is no need to decipher the accent, I thought I'd try TechSupportGuy too.

I have a limited knowledge of computers, even less it seems when it comes to software conflicts. But my guess's at the problem is this, : 1. norton is not TOTALLY off my pc, or 2. I'm runni... Read more

A:Very technical question may be difficult to answer

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When I go to my BIOS, I see two hard drives: P0 and P2.
Let's call them as Disk1 and Disk2.

Regularly, I am booting from Disk2.
(By the way, one of the disks is dedicated to operating systems, and the other is dedicated to libraries. I don't know which one is which, since they are identical drives, but as I said regularly I am booting from Disk2).

When I have a boot problem such as "Insert correct media device", I am putting the system repair disc, and (after booting the system repair disc from cd/dvd drive) it gives me the error that "this repair disc is not compatible with your version".
But, when I change the first drive from Disk2 to Disk1 in BIOS, it doesn't give that error and shows me the system repair options.

What does this mean?
Why it is happening like that?
Does it mean that if I remove Disk1 physically or disable it, I can never use any system repair disc?
How can I solve this problem?
What are my options if a system repair disc gives me the "not compatible" error?

A:Technical Boot Question (2 Disks)

It sounds like your boot files are on disk 1, P0, and your OS is on disk 2, P2. You need to have a look in disk management to see whats what. If that is true, you won't be able to boot up to your OS if you remove disk 1.

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When a song is played in iTunes where does it load to?

Obviously the song is on the hard-rive but does it constantly read it off the hard-rive? Or does it throw it into the page file or ram?
 

A:Solved: iTunes Technical Question...

Players usually buffer at least part of what they are playing in RAM to insure a constant data stream and smooth playback. Some of that could end up as paged if the OS needed the RAM for something else, but probably not very often, if at all.

Why?
 

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On discord, its not uncommon for me to come across "Cursed MP4 Files" with strange properties.

I'm incredibly interested how the creators of these files were able to get their results and mostly I want to make my own "cursed files". Some of the properties I've seen are video lengths upwards of 13,000 hours long, yet still being 1 MB. I've also seen videos that have negative video lengths and videos that display the video length as 0, yet still plays a video.

How were some of these made? I can file share the specific MP4 files in question
 

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Greetings, helpful and wonderful people.

I currently have a 2x2gb setup in 2 of my 4 DIMM slots on my motherboard. The timing is 8-8-8-24. The speed is DDR3 @ 1600MHz, and it is a matched pair. They run at 1.65V,

I am looking to expand this memory, but the pair I have picked out to add to the second bank (the remaining two DIMM slots) has differences in the size, voltage and timing. I have tried my best to research this problem before creating a thread but haven't found an answer detailed enough to explain why this would or would not work. Anyways, here are the details on the second pair.

2x4gb, same brand (Crucial). Timing 10-10-10-28. Speed DDR3 @ 1600MHz, matched pair. Running at 1.5V.

The three differences are the size (4gb vs 2gb per module), the timing (CAS latency 10 vs CAS latency 8), and the voltage (1.5V vs 1.65V).

The motherboard can handle all the specs of the possible new pair. Crucial's website confirms compatibility by suggesting this pair with its scan utility.

HOWEVER, my question is: What will happen in my BIOS configuration when I put this new pair in the second bank?
1. What will Dual-Channel, what will not, and why?
2. Will I have to manually reduce the latency of the second pair, or will I have to manually increase the latency of the first pair, in order to make them match? Will this result in a major speed decrease?
3. Will the difference in voltage be modified automatically? To which? (1.65v or 1.5v?)
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A:Rather Technical Memory Matching Question

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Got any suggestions on what could be wrong with my memory card when it won't read the data when it's plugged in?
It says "No Data"
The card is official. I've tried other slots. Other mem cards work, tried turning it off and on, etc. We have a hunch that the problem could be that the contacts on the memory card have been misalligned, however there is no damage we can see without taking it apart.
Is it possible to take it apart or are there rivets or anything in the back end of the memory card that would hold it together?
Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Question regarding PS2 Memory Card technical difficulties

Try it and see, get a screwdriver, and see if you can pry the case open. I have no idea if it will work, but if it doesn't work, then you've got nothing to lose by trying to get it open.
 

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Hi there,

I have a question about the "amvo virus" and Combofix...

My goal is to REMOVE this virus and then PREVENT my PC from being infected another time by the same virus...Does ComboFix just remove "amvo" or fixes the problem, protecting my PC "forever" against this virusc ???

If it doesn't, can anyone tell me a good practice for preventing this infection in future? (possibly, something more sophisticated than just disabling the execution of the autorun.ini in every external drive...)

Thanks a lot guys...

A:Technical Question about ComboFix and the AMVO malware

amvo.exe) is a backdoor Trojan that is installed with other malicious files. Backdoor Trojans, IRCBots and Infostealers are very dangerous because they provide a means of accessing a computer system that bypasses security mechanisms and steal sensitive information like passwords, personal and financial data which they send back to the hacker. Remote attackers use backdoor Trojans as part of an exploit to gain unauthorized access to a computer and take control of it without your knowledge. Read Danger: Remote Access Trojans.If your computer was used for online banking, has credit card information or other sensitive data on it, you should immediately disconnect from the Internet until your system is cleaned. All passwords should be changed immediately to include those used for banking, email, eBay, paypal and online forums. You should consider them to be compromised. You should change each password by using a different computer and not the infected one. If not, an attacker may get the new passwords and transaction information. If using a router, you need to reset it with a strong logon/password so the malware cannot gain control before connect again. Banking and credit card institutions should be notified of the possible security breach. Because your computer was compromised please read How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?Although the infection has been identified and may be removed, your PC has likely been compromised and there is no w... Read more

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Question

I just wanted to know if anyone knows a website, or book that I could learn all of the "Computer Lingo" like what is FSB, or a multiplier of 13 = clockspeed. I know somewhat about computers, but in depth I really don't know anything. I love to come to this forum for advice, but I hate not knowing anything at all. I'd rather read up on this stuff instead of constantly asking for help this is to help me so I won't be completley lost; Trying to overclock my computer, or making my computer run very smoothly. Please help.

~Jon
 

A:Question: Resource for technical terminology explanations

Computer Stuff @ Howstuffworks

Have a nice time reading.
 

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I understand USB flash drives are composed of two components, the memory part that retains the data and the controller that regulates the writing and retrieval of the data. I alo understand there are different types of the controller components.

Also, I've learned that some machines will see just about any USB flash drive; but, I occasionally see some machines that will recognize one of my flash drives and not the other. I suspect this is because of the different controllers in each of the USB flash drives.

Here's the question: Is there a way to determine which USB flash drives contain which controller components?

The reason I'm asking is that I have two USB flash drives, a 16-Gig and a 32-Gig. The 16- is getting too small and I'm going to retire it in favor of a new 32- or 64-Gig and I don't want to end up with two that have the same controller component and then run into a machine that will see neither.
 

A:Technical question about USB flash drives' internal controllers

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Hypothetical situation:

The givens:
desktop computer
a power supply with intermittent voltage drops
voltage occasionally drops enough to cause a spontaneous reboot.
voltage is being monitored on the 12-volt leg
wall current integrity is good at all times
When a spontaneous reboot occurs, what voltage should one see this occur at?
 

A:Technical question about power supplies and spontaneous reboots

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Hello,

Yesterday morning I restarted my Dell Inspiron 6400 to finish installing an update to my virus protection software (McAfee Plus), and as the computer was shutting down my external HD became disconnected from the laptop. Since then, however, my computer has failed to start. It gets to the very first screen, with the manufacturer's logo and progress bar, then moves to an error page.

On that page, "Windows Boot Manager" informs me that failed to start. "A recent hardware or software change might be the cause." To fix the problem, they recommend I insert my Windows installation disc, follow the repair process, etc.

I do not have this DVD, as it never shipped with my laptop. They recommend, as an alternative, to contact my computer manufacturer. I've done so, and checked through Dell's support site. Their FAQs told me to contact their support department. However, my warranty has also ended. Simply to contact them to find out what my recourse is will cost $49. I'd prefer not to do that unless I know they'll send me some sort of repair DVD.

So, a few questions, more to your experiences than to the software itself:

1. Is it likely that Dell will provide a Windows Vista DVD to a computer past warranty? I doubt it sincerely, but perhaps there's a chance.

2.If that doesn't work, I presume I'll have to buy Vista. Being as I had Home Basic before, would I be able to purchase and use an upgrade disc, or would I have t... Read more

A:Not strictly a technical question: trouble starting Vista

They should provide one for a small fee.

You won't be able to upgrade a Dell version of Vista with a normal Vista upgrade. You would need to get a full version, or an upgrade that Dell has altered for their machines.
 

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Hi there, I have a T400 running Windows XP Professional that's in pristine condition, that I'd like to upgrade to Win 7 Prof + an SSD + 8GB of RAM.  It came with a Window's 7 upgrade DVD (and companion DVD) with instructions that note I will need to do a clean install since I have XP. I specifically had this system downgraded from Vista when it was shipped to me in 2010.  The Upgrade DVD says "Win Vista Bus to Win 7 Pro UPG Fulfill Lenovo" on it. I'm okay with the clean install since I'm running XP, but my question is: if I'm already going  to swap out the HDD to an SSD and I need to do a clean install anyway, can I just remove my old HDD, F1 boot from the disk and then install Windows 7 straight to my new SSD?  Or will the "Upgrade" version of Windows 7 look for something on the old HDD to give it permission to install? Thanks for any advice.  So essentially   

A:Lenovo T400 technical question - upgrading to Win 7 Prof + Samsung SSD and 8GB RAM

If the DVDs came from Lenovo, I am fairly sure it will work fine and use the Vista license in the BIOS

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I asked a question in another thread wanting to know if there were any good free alternatives to programs PCAnywhere or GoToMyPC. Boy did I ever get more than I expected in TeamViewer that EAFiedler suggested.

Now I have a technical question about how TeamViewer works. It connects to remote systems across the internet not by an IP number that I enter but rather by an arbitrary nine-digit number assigned to the system when the program is set up. It connects so quickly that I know it cannot be scanning every IP address on the 'net looking for a TeamViewer connection at every one of them. So, I have deduced that there must be a server out there somewhere that stores TeamViewer information.

Does anyone know enough about this to confirm this and/or explain it to me somewhat?

Next question: What about security? Are there any security issues I should be concerned about, other than the obvious, of course?
 

A:Technical question about TeamViewer remote access/remote office

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Hello,
 
So basically my girlfriend has Windows 7, I decided to upgrade her computer to the Windows 10 Technical Preview to fool around with it a bit more.
 
My question is, once its released on July 29th, will I be able to get the FREE copy I was originally supposed to get or am I stuck with the technical preview version?
 
How does Microsoft know I used to have Windows 7?
 
Also,
 
She has the Chinese version, so when I upgraded it converted everything to Chinese and I had to change all the settings to English. Will I be able to download a FRESH english ISO and upgrade to that for free?

A:Question Regarding Windows 7 upgrade to Windows 10 Technical Preview

Hi Simpuhl What a coincidence, someone just posted a picture on another forum that answers your question.So yes, you'll be able to either upgrade to the official release of Windows 10 on July 29th, or download an .iso to perform a clean installation and use your product key to activate it.

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Hi, I really know very little about computers so would appreciate some help. I am getting a message displaying windows is not genuine and also, my computer has stopped allowing me to upload pics to ebay. Cheers for any advice anyone can give x

A:technical help

Did you purchase Windows xp? Or was it preinstalled when you bought your computer?

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ok so here's the story, i work in an IT company where they have few web explorer page's where we have to log in all of the times and everybody has there own username & password, i was wandering if i can make a windows batch file or a run dat file so that whenever we run that file we get log on to those web pages without having any pblms of logging in everytime as they log us out, if it remains idle for a while.

can you guys help me with that or somebody can make it for me, pm me i will send you one of the links foe the web site.

thanks i will really appreciate your help.
 

A:need technical help plz!!!!!!!!!!!

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so i just got my computer working again and i can't remember the password i made as the admin and i never made a backup...i know there is a way to go back to a date through the F12 key or tab key but i don't remember what its under there. i am using windows vista. if anyone knows anything that will help please let me know.

A:Sorry not very technical but need help

Originally Posted by akkittiekat


so i just got my computer working again and i can't remember the password i made as the admin and i never made a backup...i know there is a way to go back to a date through the F12 key or tab key but i don't remember what its under there. i am using windows vista. if anyone knows anything that will help please let me know.



Hello akkittiekat, and welcome to Vista Forums.

It sounds like you are thinking of "System Restore". It can be accessed with a Vista Install DVD, a repair CD, or the reserved system partition at boot up. It is possible to restore to a point before you created the Admin password, or to a password you remember.

Here are some tutorials to show you how to use "System Restore" in different ways:

System Recovery Options

System Restore - How to

Administrator Account

Reset User Account Password

Create a Recovery Disc
You referred to the Admin password, is this the Admin account created during installation, or the "Hidden Default Administrator" account? This tutorial shows how to enable the Default Hidden Administrator account when there is no other account with Admin privileges available. Once you have enabled this account, you can use it to change the password to your Admin account.

User Account Password - Change from Win RE

Cheers!
Robert

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Purchased with windows 8 but took adventure of upgrade offer. Recently had failed visual display chip also clogged hdd which had become progerssively unstable and it eventually failed as a result of the trauma.Was advised by the stop I took it to be fixed...to upgrade ssd #as the original fitted only 8 gb). Then switched to ssd as main system and applications disk with hdd as slave (storage of personal files).Now the machine keeps dropping windows 10.Is this a result of the switch?

A:Technical

Some predictive text typos.... For "adventure" read "advantage" and for "stop" read "shop"

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really have technical difficulties , i have run the sfc scannow and 1st time it was 100% good went ahead and ran it again and it had some corrupt couldnt repair files , but when i copy and paste to get the txt file it says ... FINDSTR: Cannot open swanner\desktop\sfcdetails.txt
it seems like more and more stuff is happening and more and more errors are coming up now, missing modules etc.... mrt.exe file missing, nvcpl.dll missing and pcwutl.dll also pops up , when it does any diagnostic program it wont open ,says not responding ...... any and all help is greatly appreciated , seems like it started when i installed cuttingmaster 2 then uninstalled it and clicked remove any and all files associated ...... restore doesnt go back far enough , detect hardware not wrkn either .......
Scott Swanner

I went to hps website and downloaded the nvidia chipset driver and the original driver but nothing changed , do not have a windows 7 disc , hp touchsmart 600t ,

A:really have technical difficulties

Welcome to the forum,

If you go to C:\Windows\Logs\CBS and copy then paste the log to the desktop you should be able to open it.

Here's some info on mrt.exe mrt.exe - What is mrt.exe?

Here's the download for it, Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64

Do you have service pack 1 installed?

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I recently bought a copy of JTIS (Jaguar Tecnhical Information System) on CD-ROM to help with keeping my car running well without having to run into the dealer all the time. This is a factory-sealed copy of the software, not a bootleg copy. Every time I try to run any part of this program, it crashes. I get a message such as

The instruction at <number string> referenced memory at <number string>. The memory could not be "read". Click on OK to terminate the program.

No hints as to what is causing the problem. No hints as to how to fix it. The program as it sits is worthless. There is no troubleshooting section on the CD-ROM, and no documentation from the manufacturer. I went on the Windows XP website, and the only thing I can find is how to fix MSIE if it causes this.

Any ideas as to how I can make this thing work?
 

A:Technical problem

You might want to check the CD for system requirements and ensure your PC meets all of them. The error you referenced is usually due to poorly written software trying to access reserved memory locations assigned to the OS.
 

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If I may borrow a minute of your time...

Recently I've been having trouble playing music on WMP11 and holding a video chat with a fellow AIM user. If I am only doing one or the other, there is no problem. However if I am in a video session, I cannot listen to music at the same time (the usual "cannot play this file etc." error message pops up in WMP). Likewise if I am playing music already and try to initiate a video session it terminates my AIM. I've been searching the internets for immediate solutions and have found myself having to resort to actually getting a forum account to ask for help, so I appreciate any I can get.

Also note that this has only recently been going on, perhaps less than a few weeks ago I could listen to music and do video at the same time.

Using Home Premium 64bit.

A:Technical difficulties.

Can you think of ANY changes you have made in software, hardware, or settings you have made in the past week?

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I am getting a call from (800) 582-2507 and they say that they are HP employees.  They go on to tell me that my PC is sending error code to HP and they can helpme fix it.  They then point me to the "Administrative Events" in control panel to show me the errors.  At that point I told them that I do not believe they are HP employees and hung up.  I Never called them they called me because of the "errors" that HP is receiving from my PC.  They even claim they know the serial number of my PC. Please confirm that this is a spam.





HP ENVY 15t Quad TouchSmart

A:Technical Call from HP?

@neil154154 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! Unfortunately, YES -- this is a SCAM.We don't know HOW, but HP customer information seems to be "out there" and swindlers are using that information to contact HP customers to con them out of their money. There is a link on the HP support site mentioning this. You did good not caving in to these folks.

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I bought this from GHERTZ in SM Dasmarinas.I bought it brand new with preinstalled Windows 8.1 Single Language with Bing.There is no problem with it although I would like to upgrade the RAM from 2GB up to 8GB.I understand this is the maximum allowed.Where in Dasmarinas can I have it upgraded.I have seen a youtube clip on how to do it yourself,but I rather have a technician do it as I am afraid I might touch something and it does not work.The second question is that does this laptop have a dual voltage regulator built-in or is it in the adaptor provided.The rreason I ask is that my home country is England where the voltage 240v.Would I be able to use this laptop in England as well or would the voltage upgrade damage itI look forward to the replies regarding these questionsThankyou

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Well, I downloaded HJT on another computer, burned it, and uploaded it to a NEW folder on my desktop on my problem computer and, quite frankly, it goofed. HJT encounters an error when it is scanning NT services and has to exit. Man, I'm really beginning to hate this computer....

A:Technical Error In HJT

Some computers have this problem, try using an older version:

Please download HijackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis1982.exe there. Run a scan and save the log file. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. Open up the result.txt file created. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

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Lately I have been badgered with high pressure sales tactics from several companies who provide technical support most notably Iyogi and PcWizard. Using the Event Viewer, they found (I embarrassed to say) over 37,000 warnings, errors and informative messages which have accumulated over the past three to four years. Each has told me that I am risking everything on my computer unless this problem is dealt with immediately even though I do a complete backup twice a week. Needless to say, I told each of them I wanted to do some research about their respective companies before making a decision. This was the only way to get them off the phone. I have no idea how they got hold of my telephone number in the first place and each was reluctant to tell me. Actually, I would like to learn how to effectively manage this situation myself. This leads me to two questions. Firstly, would it be worth my while to have a strange company I have never heard of take over control of my computer? Secondly, how and where would I go about learning how to manage this situation myself? The latter of these would be far more preferable to me since it would enable me to provide this service to my clients. I have been working with computers for 27 years and my capacity to learn has not diminished regardless of my advanced age. When the link was disconnected between my computer and PcWizard, they left behind a program called 'Advanced WindowsCare V2'. I believe all they were about to do... Read more

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I'm afraid you're a victim of a scam.Using the Event Viewer, they found (I embarrassed to say) over 37,000 warningsIf your computer is working just fine there is absolutely no reason to dig through Event Viewer.Every computer will have some warnings, errors etc. listed there.It's NORMAL.

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Good Day
I have a problem with my application (Welch Allyn) it gives me an error message which says "The configured audit database does not exist. Please run DBBuilder to correct this problem"

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Hello all! Have a laptop running xp, its a old one, Latitude Cpx Pentium 3. THe problem is my screen is black, i can see slightly when the sun hits it on an angle. I tryed everything, i even tryed my monitor but theres another problem with the laptop. When i turn it on it boots on into the Safe mood stuff right, when you shut it down wrong it goes their. I used Original Windows, curent confirgurationh, and safe mode. But all those dont work, plz help im haveing trouble.

A:Hello, have technical problems, plz help.

dude, you have a hardware problem. your lcd backlights are not working, which is why the screen is black, but does have an image when the sun hits it. to fix that you'll need new ccl backlight blubs and the ballest to run them, not something most people can do, and costs alot.
as far as the rest of your problem, your grammer is so bad i don't understand what your are trying to say. it boots okay to safemode after improperly shutdown, but won't boot if you try to select what mode to boot into?
please clearify so that we can get you more info. go ahead and take the time to write a novel if you need to, the more info we have from you, the more likly we'll get you the correct help.

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1. When Small Business Server 2000 is deployed, it automatically sets workstations to use the server as an internet proxy because you would be expected to use the Proxy Server built into SBS 2000. However, in most installations a NAT router is used instead. Unfortunately, SBS2000 will still occasionally set the workstations to use the server as a proxy, preventing access to the internet.

Although this can be manually corrected on each workstation by removing the proxy settings in Internet Explorer, what is the best way to fix this issue permanently?

2. what are the two advantages of using the Google cache: (only 2)

3. How would you boot a computer running the Windows XP operating system that uses NTFS that refuses to boot from the hard drive ?

4. How many functional IP addresses are available on a /28 network ?

Please answer these questions as soon ... thankx in advance.
 

A:Technical Issues

Sorry, I have to ask...is this a legitimate question or are you asking for help on your MCSE homework assignment?
 

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My laptop which is a Satellite L355-S7915, I got a computer Tech to take a look at it, he determined it had a major viruse that was impossible to remove! When going into safe mode to run a scan he noticed the top option was "repair the computer". After trying several removal tools and scans a decision was made to do a "system recovery". He got back to the boot options page and clicked " Repair computer" then "Recovery wizard". At this time he continued and it took 2 hours to clean the HDD. He then figured out that there was no recovery partion on the machine, And no recovery disc came with the computer. Any one have an idea? Can I get recovery disc from Toshiba?
 

A:Technical fumble!!

lehatche said:


My laptop which is a Satellite L355-S7915, I got a computer Tech to take a look at it,Click to expand...

Doesn't sound very competent to me!!! I hope you didn't pay to have your machine damaged??

[/quote] Can I get recovery disc from Toshiba?[/quote]
I should think so.
 

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I am basic computer user, I have not technical knowledge of maintaining computer, can any one help me to give some free E-book or pc handling tips?

Thanks
 

A:Need Technical knowledge?

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Hi, I have a pc that is stuck in restart loop due to deep freeze. I have created a bootable usb. Once I get into the system I can disable deep freeze and solve the problem. My question is what is the procedures for starting windows with the bootable usb? I know I will need to change the boot sequence first. One I do and it boots from the usb what will I see? I have never done this before, I don't want win 10 to begin a reinstall I just want to get into the system to disable the drivers for deep freeze. Its a real pain in the but to disable deep freeze but faronics will assist with the command lines once I'm in the system. Many thanks in advance.
Steve

A:Technical Assist Please

You change the boot order and if its s modern board you may have to disable secure boot. What you get when you boot the USB depends what your booting from you could get Windows or other what co deep freeze need?

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Just restarted computer after it got some updates. Something popped up on the HP thing , like an orange and white exclamation point. Cyberlink photo director , about something like that and visit this forum.

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Installed Windows 7 on a new hard drive now I can't find the driver for my Brother 8460 MFC Printer?

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What troubleshooting questions would I ask a customer when fixing a pc?
 

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If you need to ask that, then you shouldn't really be a customer facing support bod.
Use your gut feelings, based on what the customer says is wrong. You need to tailor each question on each individual customer.
 

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I've got a PC technical problem. Please help?

I very recently encountered a problem with my PC. after about a few minutes when I'm in windows, i get these thin horizontal lines across my screen. but it doesn't end there, shortly after, i get these big thick yellow vertical lines all over my screen!

I can still navigate my cursor but there's absolutely no point cause I can barely see anything!

so here is the thing - its definitely not a monitor problem cause I've connected another monitor and the same problem still occurs. Ive been told to restore my computer back to factory settings but I dont think that will solve the problem, so its either that OR it could be a hardware problem possibly? graphics card maybe?

can anyone help me out here?

P.s. my computer is a new HP PAV... and ive head it for around 3 years now. my warranty is long gone.
 

A:I've got a PC technical problem. Please help?

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Hi Everyone,

I only recently subscribed to this forum, hoping I can get some help here with some problems I have. They are Microsoft related and I cannot find any solutions on their website.

The first problem I have is the following:

Whenever I open Internet Explorer version 7, the programme is not responding for a few moments and also slows down other programmes that I work in at the same time. I never had this problem with version 6 and when I uninstall version 7 the previous version works fine. Once version is reinstalled the problem occurs again. I have already reset and deleted all cookies, temp. internet files and history as recommended by Microsoft but no luck.

Could you help please? My operating system is Windows XP. Someone said that I might have a missing or corrupt file within my Windows O/S but how do I find out if that is the case?

Another issue is that my PC cannot install a recent update for outlook 2003 junk email filter (KB932330). It just cannot install it but never tells the reason why and it keeps on trying. I am completely lost with this.

I would very much appreciate any help.

Many thanks in advance,

Tim

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My operating system is Windows XP. Someone said that I might have a missing or corrupt file within my Windows O/S but how do I find out if that is the case?




I can at least answer this part : prepare your XP CD (if a file is corrupt, you'll need it), then go to start => run, and type "sfc /scannow". This will launch the system files scanner.

Have you made a thorough search for malwares ? Check the link in my sig. If you go through the 5 steps, don't forget to post your HJT log in the HJT section, and not here.

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I have pentium 4 window xp with everything working normal and mtn fastlink hauwaei e1550 modem but it has been to universal. Pls help me with general guidaince particularly detail steps on how to setup and browse
 

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I have been to Huawei website to post you a link to the setup guide for the e1550 but that model number is not recognised (no record). Please re-check the model number and should you wish to visit the website yourself, it's here: http://www.huaweidevice.com/worldwide/downloadCenter.do?method=searchSupport&keywords=e1550+modem
 

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