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Booting Nearly Impossible

Q: Booting Nearly Impossible

Hello, today all of a sudden my PC just BSOD'd out of nowhere. Now when I try to boot into normal mode it BSODs, and if I try to go into safe mode it either BSOD's or stalls while loading classpnp.sys. I was able to boot using Last Known Good Configuration but it's really aunstable. Windows boots fine but it can BSOD at any momeny and when I tried to run an anti-virus the whole computer froze altogether near the end. I can get into System Repair options but I don't know what to do. I tried to use system restore in there but it said I had no restore points which I thought I did. It also said local disc D: near the top tab even though my local drive is C. Can someone help me out? My OS is Windows 7 32-bit.

Preferred Solution: Booting Nearly Impossible

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A: Booting Nearly Impossible


do you think you've been infected with malware or is it more likely you're looking at a hardware failure or software problem?

rgards myrti

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Hello people, I have noticed a weird issue with a certain USB device. It's a dongle for my Speedlink Gamepad and whenever that is connected, I can boot normally as long as I have quick boot enabled. However when I reboot the system, try to enter the bios or boot without quick boot enabled, the system does not boot up neither does it show the boot splash screen. The fan goes crazy and that state keeps on going forever. When I disconnect that USB dongle and hard reset the laptop everything works as it should. I have updated my bios already to the latest version but nothing has changed. I can of course just disconnect the USB dongle but this sounds more like a serious problem.  Best regards, szt666

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Hello there,

I changed the maximum memory in the msconfig boot settings (STUPID STUPID) and now windows won't boot under any mode. Underneath is everything I know about the situation.

Yesterday I noticed that my 8GB RAM wasn't being used fully (only 3,96GB). CCleaner detects 8GB. My BIOS detects 8GB. But my OS said only 3,96 was usable. So I looked up why. I saw a 'solution' somewhere, which said:
- go to msconfig > boot > advanced options.
- check maximum memory
- fill in amount of memory in laptop (8192)
- apply and reboot

The person said this worked for him. For me it did the following. When rebooting I got to Windows Error Recovery, and I haven't been able to boot windows since. Whatever I try, I always get a black screen and then the laptop reboots after 2 seconds. I've tried:
- Starting windows normally. > black screen then reboots
- Launching startup repair, windows loads files (grey process bar) > black screen then reboots

If I go into the F8 advanced boot options menu:
- Safe mode (with or without networking or command prompt) makes it load the windows files from system32, then halfway through the list > black screen then reboots
- Last working configuration doesn't work either. > black screen then reboots

I've tried booting from my USB drive, which functions as a win7 DVD (my CD/DVD drive is broken), with no results. It starts loading files (grey process bar), then as soon as the 'starting windows' GUI appears > black sc... Read more

A:Changed msconfig setting. Booting win7 now impossible.

Hello William, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if you may be able to do a system restore at boot, and use a restore point dated before this happened to undo it.

Hope this helps for now,

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,


A:Is this impossible?

Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you


Read the Red sticky at the top first

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem

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Hi! I'm new here -- noticed that a few people had the same problem I'm having with IE Pop-Ups, so I thought I'd look for some help. Spyware scans and pop-up stoppers couldn't cut it and my virus scanner finds nothing wrong.

Though I can only check back here every now and then, and not on the weekends (I apologize in advanced for slow replies), I was hoping that someone might have some ideas on where to go to fix this!

Thanks for your time!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:58:20 AM, on 6/16/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
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A:Impossible IE Pop-Ups!

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!

A:Please Help-log On Impossible!

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In Outlook 98, if you permanently delete messages from your deleted folder, how can you get that data back? I know it can be done because our former IT person used to do it. Our back-up pst file does not have the lost data either. Is there help out there?

A:Is this impossible?

I have heard that on the Microsoft website they have the info for this.
Sorry that I don't have the time now to find it for you.

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I'll start my request with a copy of my original question posted elsewhere on this site, where I was then referred here.

Is this impossible?


Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,


Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you


Read the Red sticky at the top first
IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem

I followed all instructions as be... Read more

A:Is This Impossible #2

It appears as though you stopped at Step 2

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.


DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts

If the following message from DSS appears, please click on "Yes" to allow it to download HijackThis, if you don't already have it.

Allow DSS through your firewall to download HijackThis by clicking "OK"

DSS has installed HijackThis, and placed a shortcut on your desktop. Click "OK" to allow the scan to continue.

When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.tx... Read more

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I have a folder in my external terabyte that appeared some time ago. I can not delete it with any software. I tried to delete with DOS and it says all the same. The problem is that it will not let me downgrade it to a write-able format. It seems to be locked in READ ONLY status. I have attempted to take ownership of the drive and the files, but I can not get rid of it. When I first noticed it, it was random letters. When I tried to delete the file it turned into many many "Z's". When I ran the DOS delete protocol it changed into 6 "Z's"; with in that folder is a empty folder called "Update". Since then I have not been able to do anything about it. I don't know what to do. I even downloaded a program called Delete on Boot, and still no success. I have been coming here for about a year when I caught the Rogue Internet Security 2010. It was since then, 12/30/09 the day that i reformatted to yield to the virus's victory that the file first appeared in the external hard drive. I am wits end and I know someone out there can help me. Please tell me what to do. I was told that it was very complex and destructive hack file. Am I infected again?

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!

A:Please Help Me...log On Impossible!

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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I have five computer equipped whit Win 2000 french edition. And some Win 2000 dont want to load the profil of the user ??? It take 2 or 3 reboot after it works ??? Whath I do wrong during the installation ??? The user are not defind on the machine but on the domaine ...help !!! Sorry for my english

A:Win 2k bug ????? Impossible =)))


What errors are you getting? What happens when a user logs on? Are the profiles on the server or are they all on the local machine?

Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...

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ok so i had just got one of my old laptops to work again and i was very happy. Then one of my sisters wanted to use it so i let her use it. I got it back, but when it was returned it had two viruses on it. One was Windows police pro and the other was Protection System. I am sure i got rid of Police pro but i cant get rid of protection system. I tried to download Malware and Combo Fix ,but everytime i go to launch a program it brings up some command prompt thing saying C\\Windows\system32\desote. It is beinging to frustrate me and i dont know what to do. Please someone help D: [(Note for all)(i started firefox by right clicking and using the run as command)]

A:Impossible to fix?

Hi TunaFishyFish and to Bleeping Computer!Please note: ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.ROOTREPEAL-------------We need to check for rootkits with RootRepealDownload RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.Zip Mirrors (Recommended)
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorRar Mirrors - Only if you know what a RAR is and can extract it.
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorExtract RootRepeal.exe from the archive.Open on your desktop.Click the tab.Click the button.Check all seven boxes: Push OkCheck the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.Once the scan completes, push the button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.

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I have installed on my computer a new PC only version of Windows 8. I've not purchased a new PC for about 8 years so its impossible it came with the computer, I built the computer myself.

I remember I brought an upgrade copy of Win8 in error, I got it from PC world. I still have those disk but now I also have this new PC version. I remember going back to PC to tell them I brought it in error I also remember calling the MS helpline.

Can anyone make sense of this? How did this copy come to be working on this computer?

I'm currently wanting to do a clean install but I can't because I can't workout what happened in the past



A:How is this even impossible?

Sounds like you may have an OEM System Builder versions of Windows 8. It is intended to be installed by someone or a company building a new computer that is to be resold. That particular version includes a personal use license which allows anyone to buy an OEM System Builder copy of the software and install it on a (new or old) PC that is intended for personal use. It should have come with an installation key.

Here is some more information on the ZDnet web site.


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There are some files on my flash drive that are no longer visible, i know they werent deleted because the data still shows up in the properties...I tried allowing it to to show hidden and system files in folder options, nothin. i even tried running a command to show hidden files to no avail...please help

xp asus notebook and vista acer desktop, same thing on both... i also tried a file recovery program and all it would come up with is previously deleted files

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Hey guys it's me again with my annoying and those that seem to be impossible-to-fix-problems.

Well 3 months ago i bought an AMD 5600+ Dual Core and i had lots of problems since then, believing it was defective, i wrote to AMD support and requested an RMA. My replacement arrived today. It fixed LOTS of random crashes and my computer was able to boot up properly with both rams placed on in dual channel. I went to play on Soulstorm, it crashed, sometimes half way through a game or sometimes about 5 minutes into the game. I went on another game which is Company of Heroes, it crashed too.

The only reason i tested these 2 games was because they crashed most of the times when i had the defective processor.I thought it was the RAM but i thought it wouldn't make any sense because while waiting for my replacement to arrive, i put in my old AMD Athlon 3500+ and it worked fine with EVERY SINGLE games so it couldn't be the RAM and it can't be the replacement either. Not knowing what else to do, i took one stick of ram out, and guess what? It worked like a charm ! I really have no idea what's going on inside but if anyone had been through this or anyone who knows how to fix please help and....ermm if it works you'll be able to rest assured that a person on earth is grateful and just wants to kill you with hugs XD

BTW this is my spec:
Abit AN52
OCZ PC26400 platinum edition
Radeon Sapphire 1950x Pro
AMD 5600+ Dual Core
Arctic Cooler 64 Pro
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A:Impossible! I need some serious help

Have you switched the ram modules around to see if it is stable with either one installed?

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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Ok XP PRO...but I ain't no pro and my grammar sucks!

I was messing with the file associations...

Now I can't open folders in the same window anymore.
Nor can I delete the associations I had made.

My Computer -> C: -> same tree

after that

XYZ folder and its subs all open independently


Is there any way to fix this? Other than a reinstall?

A:Maybe impossible to help me...

If you have a recent restore point you can go that route and restore your computer to a point before you changed this.Any other programs or settings will revert back to that time.

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Laptop is not booting up. It is restarting again and again. Problem started in following manner.
-First while using laptop my keyboards stop functioning.
-Second When I restarted It starts normal but stopped accepting inputs from keyboard and even Window Virtual Keyboard.
-Third I tried reinstalling windows, When I tried to install it from pen-drive(bootable pendrive). It is not booting. It is restarting again and again.
Can any one help me on this?

A:Laptop is not booting. It starts booting but restarts before it gets boot properly.

First thing to do is run an extended (NOT just 10 minute) diagnostic on the hard drive.  If you need further assistance, post the results of that (numeric error codes) along with the full model information - i.e., Inspiron N5110, XPS L501x, etc.).

Press F12 a few times immediately after powering on to get into the diagnostics.

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I just got a ASUS G75V series and updated it to windows 7 professional with Intel core i7.
I was able to work with it and everything was fine until I had to install XP because some softwares are not compatible with Win 7 x64.
I have Win 7 on drive C: and windows xp on drive E: which in windows XP environment it is shown as drive C: again(I have two HDDs, 500GB each).

So as you can predict I tried using the dual booting and followed the tutorial for that on the website, I wasn't able to get it to work exactly and each time I had to change the bios settings to boot either win 7 or win XP,

I downloaded easyBCD and was trying to get it to work but my silly mistake was I Reset BCD configuration under BCD backup/repair tab and ever since I haven't been able to load windows 7 and the laptop directly loads windows xp.

I ran easyBCD in windows xp and tried to fix the problem by adding the bootloader for windows 7 there but nothing seems to work.

I am really stuck and I can not reinstall windows 7 because it is set up with all the softwares for my work

A:Issue booting Win 7, booting directly into XP & no boot manager

It sounds like you have the OS's installed on two separate HD's, and were booting them correctly via the BIOS - setting preferred one first to boot in BIOS setup, then booting the other one using the one-time BIOS Boot menu key.

To restart Win7 unplug all other HD's, Mark the 100mb System Reserved (preferred) or Win7 Partition Active then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times.

Once Win7 starts, plug back in the XP HD and boot it using the Asus F8 one-time BIOS Boot Menu key, or install EasyBCD to Win7 to add XP on its Add OS entry tab.

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I am trying to help a friend. Her computer would hardly boot yesterday, but after 10 minutes or longer, it would load. Programs hardly run and if they do are impossibly slow to run. Windows task manager keeps popping up. It won't close. We tried to set the registry back to an earlier date, but it won't take. My guess is that is a virus. She had AVG anti-virus running now it won't run either. Any thoughts? Any reliable online site which could scan the computer?

A:XP very slow booting and barely running after finally booting

Follow the 5 Steps to Remove Spyware link in my signature below. The 5 Steps will direct you to some reputable online virus scanners as well as help you post a HijackThis log for analysis by the HijackThis analysts here at TSF.


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Okay, so ive tried many ways, and Ive finally got stuck with using a VHD.
I have followed countless tutorials, and finally found one. (on this forums somewhere)
I go through all the steps, and it seems like it is working, and then when I boot my system it says this,

things I have done to try to fix this:
Updated BIOS
Enabled Virtualization in BIOS
Please help! I have been trying to get it to work for days...

A:DUAL BOOTING PROBLEMS- booting win8 with win7.

Hi Ronnie and welcome to the Forum.

Why don't you try this. It is easier and it works: VMware Player - Install Windows 8

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I have a Speedtouch Modem and a Belkin Wireless Router. I get an average speed, although it has dropped lately.

I bought a Belkin 'N' Wireless Router+Modem. It would not make a connection to my ISP.
I have spent HOURS [Literally] on the phone with Belkin Techs and my ISP.
Changed settings - patched etc etc etc.
Belikin replaced the Router+Modem with an N+. SAME RESULT AS ABOVE.

A retailer lent me a NetGear G Router+Modem - SAME RESULT AS ABOVE.

Today a telephone engineer came and checked my line for faults. FINE. A1.

Now, my Speedtouch with Router WORKS.

So...EVERYONE says it's impossible that the others DO NOT work.

I'm told that if you simply plug a modem into any phone point with ASDL- you will get an ASDL light. I don't with the new stuff.

My friend does.

What I'm experiencing is impossible - but is it ?

The men in white coats will soon be here. Help.

A:Impossible - but true.

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i think i might need to change internet providers from cox since i cannot change this ip, which i need to do for business. my current ip has been there for months and refuses to change no matte what. i have turned off and on a million times, did ipconfig/release, etc a million times too. the current ip is hanging on for dear life. i have also talked to cox at least half a dozen times with no luck. they say my computer is set to hang on to this ip and keeps resetting it. anyone have any suggestions on what to do before i switch carriers? thanks
i have a sony vaio and it uses windows xp

A:impossible to change ip

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I'm updating a Qosmio G50-12F PQG55E-04C02YFR
The BIOS Version is 2
Windows version : 7 Pro 64

I've replaced the 2 original 2GO RAM sticks by 2 4G0 compatible RAM sticks.

I've tried to update the BIOS from the Toshiba support site, but the only available version doesn't support my computer (message when I try to install it).

The current BIOS indicates 8GO.
CPUZ indicates only 4GO
Windows indicates 8GO installed, 4GO available.

I've already tried to put only one stick, then the other (all is normal with only one 4GO memory stick), I've checked the BIOS parameters as indicated in forums and configuration panel parameters too.

Has some one a clue?

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I need help on my laptop running Windows 8 and I would like to upgrade to 8.1 but on download is stopping at 58% while is veryfing the compatibility.
Evene the install assistand software is stucking on veryfing the compatibility.
What can I do? Hope to get help form anyone of you.
Thank you for the help.

A:Impossible download W 8.1

Do you get any error code?

What brand and model laptop?
Have you tried updating the video driver and checking Windows update for any Optional updates?

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Hello people, I came to this forum in rage. This is so weird i can't help but scratch my head and watch in awe. Here's the deal:

Like most people here i have some sort of an internet black-out problem. My event log is full of error's considering DHCP unavailability and other connection problems. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. I reinstalled windows 7 Ultimate x64 two times, formated the disks 3 times each installation JUST in case, and when i start surfing on an absolutely CLEAN install the connection error pops up. Event Viewer says that the computer tries to connect to a dns server but apparently is timed out. I started safe mode with networking, and there was no problem. How the hell is this possible? Safe Mode with Net is no probs, clean instal,even with no drivers gives cutts me off the net! The other weird thing is that when this happens, i can't acces the Network and Sharing center,or anything that lists my adaptor! I can't even shut down the computer cuz it freezes during the shutdown process. From my research it appears that it's still hailing in hope to recieve an IP from the DHCP server. So i tried many method's i found in similar posts around the forums.Here's the list of things i did:

After seeing that safe mode runs internet with no problem (or maybe it didn't, i ran in safe mode for about 30-40 minutes,so i'm not 100% positive),while the clean install doesn't, i though it was because of the drivers.Updated them with the newest ones.There was no pro... Read more

A:This is so screwed it's impossible!

Just scanning, not reading but checking the ipconfig.....
Check your nic drivers....
Have you tried to set a dynamic ip on the win 7 machine?

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My windows xp home edition wont open!
Ive tried using a win 98 boot disk - no good.
I have a message telling me that a SMART failure on the hd is about to happen.
Ive tried to open a (downloaded) xp reinstallation cd (4mb) at the prompt and it wont open.

How do i get in?

Many thanks

PS Remember i am a stupid layperson

A:Impossible Situation

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HI all

Interesting problem here

How to upgrade to DX 9c ?

I have tried with no success.

Downloading, reinstalling, editing registered key...you name it...even third party installation programs claims that I do have 9c but dxdiag reads The file qasf.dll is an old version, which could cause problems.

Any idea how I fix this? my file versions is not the correct versions for 9c for instance my d3d9.dll version reads 5.03.2600.2055 qasf 10.00.0000.3802.

Thanks for looking at my post and problem, hope anyone can help! pvt mails welcome

A:Direx9b to 9c impossible?

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I have recently' down loaded "avria free" as my security it seemed to read well as results! I am possibly answering my own question , was with Microsoft essentials! I just have a feeling it is not my latest big download causing my problems! Please take into account as many say I am very "Novice like" must cut to the chase as you must have to "speed read" My Pc windows - 7 - 64 bit! takes chunks out of hours to respond to my browsers! Default F/F plus G/ Chrome & IE & palemoon! just read about palemoon somewhere & downloaded it ages ago!! do not know if that is obscure! also I notice on "opening" getting audio that sorta represents itself for ages going'' scuse this! it goes DUM DUM? DUM DUM? I know what sprang to your mind & I agree!! It is just the notchiness as well! or "clunkyness"  & then F/F may go unresponsive & the rest of my browsers! would or could you be kind enough to help me please! I also run M.B.A.M & Super anti spyware & often update & run also CC cleaner! bit o a mess at the moment! 
                                                                               Cheers Yony

A:Pc has gone "clunky& near impossible"

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click ... Read more

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Specs; Samsung N130: OS; Windows XP SP3. Browser: Mozilla firefox 3.6. Wireless Card: Realtek RTL8192E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC........

Ok the problem is my internet connection, it connects but doesn't work: For example, I will start my laptop and it will automatically connect, i will then open firefox and it will work, for about five minutes that is, to which i then have to "repair" my connection. Also i've noticed that when i try to open msn i have to "repair" or when i send/receive webcam viewings, also if i have my browser working but then decide to download something via uTorrent i will have to "repair" it.... All my drivers are updated and i have checked my firewalls, i have used this laptop on other peoples wifi and it has worked fine which made me think it was my router but there are 3 other computers connected to which they have no problem, i have tried a full default reset of the router to which no avail and i have tried ipconfig / release and ipconfig /renew which also didn't work.

please if anyone can help it would end so much misery i use my laptop a lot and this is driving me crazy.

A:Impossible problem. Please help


I understand that the wireless connects and disconnects automatically in your laptop but it is stable and working fine on your other 3 systems ? Is that correct ?

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a few days ago there were supposively some yahoo im messages sent from one of my computers that have more or less led to a chaotic situation. conviently enough, yahoo messengers logs are turned off so i cant pull them up. my question is does vista happen to log computer acitivities so i can see if what was ran on that particular day? and if so how do i find these logs? thanks.

A:Likely Impossible Question


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Hey guys,
I've got a really weird issue and and to be honest am running out of ideas. I was infected with the claro malware this past week which was easy enough to clear up and is completely gone. I noticed this past day that Im pulling a wrong network configuration:
Host IP - (not actual) on my laptop
DHCP server -
Default Gateway -
My DNS servers are correct, my usual scope is 192.168.0.x and gateway of
I can access the internet like usual without issue but can't rdp to any LAN pc's (obviously because of the subnet)
I did a netsh int ip reset command without any success and am kind of at a loss of what to do.
The claro maleware may have nothing to do with it but since it has to do with network settings I figured it was definitely a possibility but it is definitely 100% gone, all of my network settings should be reset to default, I definitely do not have any rogue DHCP servers on my network even though with the default gateway being wrong and still having access to the internet I don't see how that could be it anyway. If any one has any ideas I would be extremely grateful.

Thank You

A:Impossible NetworkConfiguration

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I'm having real problems with this and the guides online cover different parts but don't work.
1. I have windows xp
2. I want to install windows 7 64 bit
3. I do not have a dvd, it's on an external HDD
4. I want to instal windows 7 on a 2nd HDD and dual boot.

My first problem is that I get the 'We are unable to create or save new files in the folder which the application was downloaded'. Apparently this is because its 64 bit and I'm in XP. I need to boot from the USB drive and load the windows disk from there? Is that right? How do I do that without my normal XP booting? Can I boot from the USB and install on to the 2nd HHD?

A step by step approach would be amazing if someone could talk me through it? If it's not possible I can buy a blank dvd and burn it and remove my other HDDs, but that's a real pain.

Any help would be great

A:Installing Win 7 on 2nd HDD in XP. Impossible?

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I'm a beginning enthusiast in the computer world, but theres one problem that has got me stumped. When opening the ACT program on a windows XP I get a message that says, "Application has generated an exception that could not be handled. Process ID=0x798(1944), ID= 0x79c(1948)." then it asks if I want to use debugger to figure out the problem and so I'll click yes and then it says that the debugger is missing a component. Not only this the computer is constantly going into BSOD often times for "missing registry components". The memory is a little too small for all of the business programs put on the computer. I've ran at least four different types of spyware and virus removers in safe mode, they remove a few small spyware ads from caselmedia but there is never any kind of virus detected on the computer. Please help me out, I would really appreciate it if someone out there knows what to do. Thanks a bunch.

A:impossible to figure out

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For weeks now, I've been getting these Russian popups on several different websites that I frequent. I don't know how to get rid of them! I've run a plethora of malware programs and anti-virus programs and they still come up! I've left pictures below of what they look like, can anyone help me get rid of them?!
I haven't installed any toolbars or free programs recently.
No one but my son has been on my computer and he only checked my mail for me while I was in hospital.
I've tried opening Firefox in safe mode but it still happens (also happens in IE).
I've checked Firefox Add Ons and there's nothing fishy there.
Any idea how to make them go away?
This is what it looks normally (with Adblock Plus on)
This is what it looks like in safe mode

Thank you for your help!
xo: Carrie

A:Impossible popup! HELP!

Hello, I moved this from Win7 to Am I Infected for some scans.  Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.   Please Download TDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.   Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.•Close all open programs and internet browsers.•Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.•Click on Delete.•Confirm each time with Ok.•You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.•Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.•You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.>>>>Now I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScanHold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.Click the   butto... Read more

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For about 2-3 days now, it's become impossible to load certain websites. These websites include www.mediafire.com, and there is software called "Hamachi" to simulate a virtual lan server, which also won't connect at all. Hamachi gets stuck at "Probing" and mediafire.com completely fails to load. I have used websites like isitdown to check if mediafire is down for everyone of just me, and it's just me.

I have restarted the router 4-5 times, and I've tried accessing it from all computers in our home, but none of them work.

I am using Windows 8 and am with MWEB.

Please help,

A:Internet near impossible to use

That sounds like an ISP problem
it is quite likely blocked by your ISP
I have friends in SA who inform me that when they reach close to their monthly limits, sites like mediafire and other sharing sites get blocked
Most SA ISPs do severely limit what you can download and give what is seen in rest of the world as very low bandwith limits for a very expensive price

Check with ISP first

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I have what would seem at first to be a very simple problem with my wireless mice, but all of my attempts at solving it have yielded no progress. I am hoping for someone hardware-savvy to help me out. Here's my schtick:

I began experiencing skipping with my wireless mouse just subtle enough to irritate me and throw off my game (Dota and the like) a few weeks ago. I was using, at that time, a larger Logitech mouse. Unfortunately, I can't recall the make of it, but I had been using it for at least two or three years. One of my front USB ports on my machine doesn't work at all, but I tried the back of my tower and also on the side of my secondary monitor. No improvement. So naturally, I concluded that either my mouse or receiver was just aged and in need of replacement.

I have now been using this Logitech m510 for a week, but the slight skipping is still there, at times more or less noticeable. This led me to believe it was a trouble with the surface of my wooden desktop. I cleaned it thoroughly-- nothing. I tried a mouse pad-- nothing. The receiver is in clear sight directly beside my shoulder, so I would like to think that interference could not possibly be so sensitive. Where is the trouble? Coincidentally ALL of my USB ports?

My PC is a decently powerful machine, I built it within the last year. I am running Win7 64-bit from a Corsair Force 3 SSD with an i5-2500k CPU and 8GB of RAM. My GPU is an AMD Radeon HD 6800. Any ideas? If you need more information fr... Read more

A:The Impossible Mouse!

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Not sure if this is possible, but here goes.

A client of mine, has given me this Access application that they would like to make changes/enhancments to it. The problmem is this application has been package using the Access wizard which creates the executible file and all the DL files, but the client doesn't have any idea where the development copy is located. So I'm asking, is there a way to get behind this application to see the code once its packaged?

A:IS IT Possible to Do the Impossible? (Access)

I don't think there is unless you have the source database the application was compiled from.

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On my computer the other day I randomly hear advertisement videos playing. I can't find them so I close everything down and they are still going. I ran Malwarebytes several times and each time it picks up something. I downloaded Avast and it constantly pops up saying it blocked a random ad trying to play on my computer. It says that SVCHOST.EXE is the source. Also when I try to google something, no matter what I search for it takes me to lithuanian sites. Can someone please help? Thank you.

A:Impossible Ads Virus, Please help.

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) DownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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hi there. i have always come to you guys in the hour of need and every time you always come through for me but i recon this is the hardest one yet but if anyone can do it you can.. here goes
i have just bought a duel band mini wifi card for my sony vaio but i cannot find the drivers for it. i tried everything with no luck...please can u help.

wifi card....Broadcom BCM43222 Dual-band 802.11N Wireless MINI PCI

many thanks in advance..cheers

A:impossible to find or is it ?

You can find the solution for the Driver you need in the Link below ...
Amazon.com: New Broadcom BCM43222 4322 mini PCI 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless N WiFi Card 300M: Everything Else
I have had the File checked by Virus Total and Malwarebytes ... Should be safe ...

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Hello there,
I am new here, and basicly new to learning how to fix my pc on my own. Yesterday I ended up reformatting my pc, due to some issues. The reformat went flawless, however i noobishly forgot a few things... saving all my hardwear. Anyways, I have since fixed it kinda. Had a freind help me so far but now lost on what is going on. Had to reinstall my network driver to get as far as we did, we have connection! The issue is that the internet doesnt connect still. Both connections say enabled and when you go into repair tells me:
the following steps of the repair operation failed: renewing the IP address
we have tried to go into command prompt and put in commands for release and renewal and still not working.. any suggestions ??

ps please remeber im new to this and doing it alone now. My friend has since left for his own life (hehe) might have to talk slowly on explinations for this one..

A:Connecting is impossible

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I'm attaching a pic of this application SnagIt7 which has no disinstallation mode, I'd like to uninstall this application, I tried with MyUninstaller, I tried in other ways but nothing.
What do you guys suggest me?

A:impossible uninstall

Have you tried going into C:\program files\Snagit? You can delete the program directly from the program files directory or wherever it may have installed (program files is the standard). If its currently running, kill it from the cntrl-alt-del menu and delete the entire folder from programs. If you get access denied and either cant kill the process or dont know what it is, start in safe mode and delete it from the directory.

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This is going to be a long post. I'll start from the beginning.

Windows 7 (64 bit premium) came to my door today. I put it in my disc, logged on to my windows xp account. A pop up came up saying, "close any programs still on xp". So i googled how to do that, and it said to wipe my fdisk. I opened the console and did so, but that it didn't know if it was an external or internal command. So i googled another way to do it, and it get compmgmt.msc as a command to enter into my start>run thingy. I do that, and i go to disk management. Then i went to format, and hit the start button (not on the bottom of the screen, the little pop up window from format). Then it tells me i need to go to safe mode. I did, and went to the command prompt safe mode. I typed in fdisk, but got the same message as before. I hit restart, and went into regular safe mode. The other places i read about said to do it in administrator. The administrator had never been there before, and had just popped up. I hit enter on the password to see if it would go, but it wouldnt. so i hit restart, but this time windows 7 started up instead. Then i got stuck and froze my computer, so i restarted again. Then this message popped up before i get to the loading screen:

windows could not start becasue the following file is missing or corrupt: <windows root>\system\hal.dll.
please reinstall the above file.
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A:impossible to get from windows xp to 7

You can't start setup from Windows. And you can't format the drive from which you are running Windows, any more than you can dig a hole in the ground you are standing on. You need to boot from the DVD and then remove the partitions when you have the option. After that, just follow the prompts.

There is no "fdisk" in Windows since around 10 years ago and it shouldn't be used on modern systems. Partitioning and formatting are part of setup. There are no messages from Windows 7 setup that mention fdisk, ever.

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Holy cow I am hoping someone here can help me out for I am pulling my hair out one strand at a time.
I have a Sony Vaio All-In-One 3D touch screen computer [VPCL22SFX] that is having an issue and I am unable to figure out what exactly is going on. It does not lack in processing power or RAM which makes this even more difficult. This PC has worked perfectly since I bought it but now it seems there is something wrong and I can't figure it out. About 3 months ago it started slowing down at certain times and I have exhausted everything I know to help diagnose what the issue could be and I am coming up with nada. I only use this PC for accessing MS Office and internet surfing so I keep it very clean. When I go to YouTube the video and audio stutters and brings the PC down to a crawl. I will attempt to move the mouse at the same time and it also stutters or skips all over the place. When I try to copy data over from the PC to an external hard drive [or vice versa] the mouse exhibits the same behavior. I am on a wired connection and I am getting about 40 MBPS downloads and 4 MBPS uploads on AT&T Uverse, and I run speed tests all the time so I know the number is consistent. I have used Hiren's Boot CD to test the CPU, the RAM, the fans, the hard drive, the video card and the audio and it passes all the tests. I also used VAIO Care to test everything as well as Bluetooth, BD drive, etc. and it passed all those tests as well. I ran a check for spyware and malware...nothing w... Read more

A:Impossible To Figure Out

Here are the specs....
Product Highlights
2.2GHz Intel Core i7-2720QM Quad-Core
8GB (2x4GB) RAM
3TB 5400rpm Hard Drive
Blu-ray/CD/DVD Burner
nVIDIA GeForce GT 540M 1GB GPU
ATSC/NTSC TV Tuner with Remote Control
24" Multi-Touch Widescreen 3D LCD
Integrated Camera and Microphone
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit)

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Assume I know nothing (yes my name is Jon).

Anyway, I want excel to go to a url, populate some fields (date range, location), run the report, then download it in csv format.

The url is actually an internal SQL database so this should be simple via just using a SQL table. However, my company won't give me backdoor access to the server to connect to the table.

I can however, go to the url (not sure if website or url or what is the correct term) and manually input everything, run the report, export as .csv, copy, paste, and go from there. I have to do this everyday when the previous days information is uploaded to the database. There could also be changes made to other days which I need to update as well.

Is there a way I can automate this without having to bother my IT group with server permissions?

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