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# My CD Driver doesn't want to work.

Q: My CD Driver doesn't want to work.

I recently bought a C.D. and wanted to upload it to iTunes and put it on my iPod, but it would not load. I thought, "Oh, it must have a security thing." So I tried it in a C.D. player. It worked. I tried once more with the computer, and it failed. The driver shows up. But there is no C.D. I even tried another C.D. to see if it was just the one I had bought, but it wasn't. Any ideas?

A: My CD Driver doesn't want to work.

Hi lol_alex_lol30 and welcome to TSF

I can help you with some basics, but you will need to check further to get all the data you need, as I don't upload to iTunes.

I'm assuming you bought an audio CD. I'm also assuming that iTunes would like to see MP3 audio files....You will need to find that out. This though, is true. When you burn an audio CD from music files, those files are most likely in the form of WAV on your harddrive. They are burned onto the CD with a .cda extension and are named track 1, track 2, etc. The song names are not shown on the CD if you view it with Windows Explorer.

Extracting songs from an audio CD to harddrive is called ripping the song. Songs end up on your harddrive in the form of "songname.wav". songname will be Track1, Track2, etc. and you will have to rename each to have the actual song title associated with the song. WAV files are quite large and about 24 songs is the maxium that you can burn onto an audio CD.

Mpeg level 3 (MP3) is a compression specification that can be used to make much smaller audio files. A 20,000,000 (20 meg) WAV file will compress into a MP3 file that is about 2 meg or less. A file that is 10 to 11 times smaller than the WAV file. I'm sure you can appreciate the fact that small files upload much faster than very large ones. Also you can put about 240 mp3 files on a CD, but only about 24 wav files. You could also appreciate that your ear can't tell the difference between the sound of a wav file and a mp3 file when played.

Most players will play either mp3 or wav. The dvd player connected to your TV will probably play mp3 songs. New players will, older ones might not. Most players cars will not play mp3 songs, so you will need to burn audio cd's from wav files.

There are lots of programs on the web that will manipulate song files. I use 'CDEX' to rip audio files. I use 'Wav to MP3 encoder' to compress .wav files to .mp3 files. I use 'MP3toWAV' to convert back to wav. If you want to burn an Audio CD for your car, convert your .mp3 files to .wav and burn them as an audio CD.

If you want to get serious about audio files, you might want to download and use Cool96. It is free and can be used to really do a lot of work on .wav audio files. You can filter out noise, add silence at the beginning and end of files. Increase/Decrease the amplitude, and much much more.

You can get cool96 at this link:
http://un2sg4.unige.ch/athena/html/tools.html

I'm sure I have told you more than you wanted to know, but, what the heck. The more you know, the better you will like yourself.

Best regards,
Mack1

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Hi,
I?ve got some problem with my W-LAN device. Recently I?ve got a strange feeling about it because some things didn?t work correctly, so I decided to reinstall the driver. It didn?t work directly (I don?t know why), so I tried to uninstall it first, to install it again. Now I got this message:

This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)

An update for the latest driver was useless because I already got the latest one. I tried both installing it from the device manager several times, which failed everytime with this message to come, and by the driver setup (there is a folder available on my computer with all drivers installed on it), which seemed not to have any effect, although it said "Installation complete". Has anyone a solution for me?
I?m going to reinstall my Windows soon, but it?ll take some weeks to that. But until that, I need my W-LAN to work again!
I?ve got Win 7 Home Premium 32bit, my W-LAN device is a Broadcom 802.11g, my notebook is a Lenovo G550.

Thanks for any help, Bennington

A:Reinstallation of W-LAN driver doesn't work

First go into Device Manager (right click on Computer and choose properties, then Device Manager), then go ahead and delete the Broadcom device under Network adapters. Then try and install only the most recent Lenovo supplied driver for your laptop model. Let us know how that goes...

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Hello,

In Windows 7, I am trying to figure out if I have any faulty drivers. I have been having BSODs for a while, and I've removed RAM etc. So the next step was to test drivers.

But I can't run Driver Verifier. No matter which drivers I select, the Driver Verifier causes a blue screen as the windows 7 logo starts to come together. I have to clear the settings in Safe mode to get it back.

Is there any way to fix this, or any other way to check my drivers?

(My most recent BSODs have said caused by dxgmms1.sys and tcpip.sys -- lots of IRQL_not_less_or_equal and system_thread_exception_not_handled.)

A:Driver Verifier Doesn't Work...

The purpose of Driver Verifier is to cause a Blue Screen of Death.
Analysis of the memory dump files will then (if it's worked) let the analyst know what driver caused it.

You'll know this because there will be a Driver Verifier Enabled memory dump.

FWIW - I had a system at work today that would spit out the IRQL error messages, but not the Driver Verifier Enabled error messages. I finally enabled all settings in Driver Verifier and then rebooted. An hour and a half later the system was still booting with the Windows 7 splash screen.

The point here is that the settings that you use in Driver Verifier are critical - and are determined by the type of BSOD events you are getting (for example, if you have BAD_POOL_CALLER errors, then you want to enable the POOL checking options in Driver Verifier).

Please zip up the contents of the C:\Windows\Minidump directory and upload/attach the .zip file to your next post.

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Every time I start up the computer, my video card stops working. When I look in Device Manager, it shows the video card there, but with an exclamation mark by it which means it's in a 'problem state'. I can fix it by reinstalling the driver, but I have to do this every time I turn it on! How do I make it work every time?

A:Driver doesn't work on startup???

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Dear Sir,
yesterday I installed windows 7 home premium x64
Before installing nvidia driver it runs well with windows default video performace (800x600).
But after installing nvidia driver, it doesn't work perfectly
MY problems after installing nvidia driver
1. It runs well before showing the start up window (welcome window where I have to entry my password)
2. But when I run the windows in safe mode it works perfectly
3. You can say that it is for driver problem / driver software problem. But I used the driver in the previous windows 7 home premium x64
If you need anything related with my problem, then comment in down
Thanks.

A:Doesn't work video driver

Hi rx123yz. Your issue sounds like that Windows have installed its own drivers over new ones that you installed. Remove all the old drivers and use Driver Sweeper. This little software removes all the bits of the old drivers. Below is the link to download the S/W. Before uninstalling the old drivers, download the latest drivers for your card from Sevenforums or from Nvidia site and install them after uninstalling and sweeping off the old drivers with driver sweeper.

Keep us posted.

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hello

please anyone know how to make this driver work under windows-7 64-bit or vista>

it works fine under 32-bit>

i think it's easy to edit this driver to work under 64-bit or maybe there is another solution that i don't know>

A:Psx Driver for ps controller doesn't work

Hello TheEvil

You might want to checkout the Windows 7 Forums for all things Windows 7

Peace

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Hey guys,

Yesterday I formatted and reinstalled windows Vista on my new Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop. I've gone through the whole driver CD, installed everything there, but wireless still doesn't work! It doesn't find any networks. I realize that the drivers CD just has the default 1720 drivers, so some things might be different (for example, the default video card is 8400, but mine has an 8600, and the driver for that isn't on the CD). Perhaps I require a different wireless driver?

If that is the case, how do I know which one I have and where to get the propoer driver for it?

Any help is appreciated!

Thank you.

A:Solved: Wireless Doesn't Work! What driver do I need?

http://support.dell.com/support/dow...D=INS_PNT_PM_1720&os=WLH&osl=en&catid=&impid=

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Hello. I have Radeon HD 3850 AGP and Win7, and I tried to do almost everything ...
I installed 9.12 drivers, 9.12 drivers with adding CL_91526 from the topic above), 9.11 drivers, 9.11 drivers with Hotfix (ATI), 9.11 drivers with adding CL_91526, manual driver install by right click . Absolutely no changes and everytime the same ... During and after installing (before reboot) no changes in Device Manager, having "ATI Radeon 3850 " (or "ATI Radeon 3800 series" or something like that...) with yellow triangle and Microsoft Co. driver. And after reboot no changes with it, an error message with something like "Driver didn't install correctly, please install proper driver" ( though in ATI install log you can see that everything was installed succesfully). So after reboot I still see my VGA like "ATI Radeon 3800 series" with Microsoft driver and of course no changes in monitor resolution and all. If I try to delete microsoft driver (and device), and then install radeon drivers , during installation I absolutely just don't have any VGA in Device manager. And after reboot Win7 "finds" VGA and install from internet microsoft driver, so I can see "ATI Radeon HD 3850 (Microsoft Corporation WDDM 1.1)" in Device Manager.

I think that radeon drivers don't install (or don't install correctly), and Win7 ignores (or doesn't see) them.

(Asus P4S8X motherboard (latest bios), P4... Read more

A:Radeon HD 3850 AGP, driver doesn't work.

Welcome to seven forums AngieM: Unfortunately you have a pretty old system a socket 478 board I would suggest first off to use 32 git seven and try the method in this thread to try and get your driver to install. Not every systems hardware is up to running windows seven Install AGP Drivers for HD 3850, 3650, 2400 PRO This is the only method I know of that will install the agp driver, Are you sure you are following the directions EXACTLY the way they are written and installing form device manager? If so then it is possible your system may just be to outdated to run win 7 Sorry to tell you but?. Fabe I wanted to add you might want to uninstall the driver then use driver sweeper to make sure all remnants of the previous driver are removerd before trying again http://www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/

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HP Deskjet 610CL driver doesn't work with Vista. HP Support in Bombay, India says "You should buy a new printer."
Printer still works great with windows 2000.

So should I remove Vista & install Windows 2000 on my PC or is the a driver somewhere that will fix the problem? Don't tell me to go to HP website. BTDT, it teels me that the driver is already installed on Vista. That's the one that doesn't work.

A:Deskjet 610CL driver doesn't work with Vista

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Yesterday I reinstalled Windows 7 on my notebook PC. I had to use a Microsoft installation disk because unfortunately, serious errors resulted after I installed from the HP recovery program. Consequently the HP drivers that were installed automatically with the recovery program weren't installed on my system. I had to install several of them from the HP support site. I got everything to work except for the Touch volume control, or the Volume Scroll Zone as referred to by HP in the service guide. This is the device located just above the keyboard that increases or decreases speaker volume when you drag you finger on it. I installed the Quick Launch button driver but that only applied to the mouse and pointer touchpad. I looked at the devices listed in my startup configuration. I saw the synaptics pointing device and the HP quick launch buttons listed. So is the IDT PC audio driver.  What am I missing? Where I can I find it to activate the touch volume control?

A:Touch volume control doesn't work on dv6, looking for driver

@accordeoniste Try these. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp48001-48500/sp48425.exe http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp46501-47000/sp46731.exe REO

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The Stylus Pro 7600 is now a really old printer, the last supported driver was for XP but it worked in Windows 7 and I believe to some extent in 8 although I never did try it.

It s a really good reliable large format printer though and very affordable in parts, ink and the second-hand purchase price.

However alas Windows 10 doesn't like it, I did the upgrade to 10 (and then the downgrade) from windows 7 but it will not see the driver it sees the device but calls it a USB high speed device or something like that and compatibility mode didn't seem to help.

So unless there is a clever work around and I'd love that to happen I'm stuck on Windows 7 for the duration.

Suggestions welcome.

A:Epson Stylus pro 7600 - Driver doesn't work

No cleverness here, and I don't have such a printer, but...

Have you tried the drivers for Vista?

Epson Stylus Pro 7600 - Photographic Dye Ink, Drivers & Downloads - Technical Support - Epson America, Inc.

These are for the dye-based version. I didn't look to see whether the Ultrachrome based one uses different drivers.

(There are also 32 bit Windows.) If they don't want to install, you could try right clicking on the installer and running the Troubleshoot Compatibility tool.

Good luck.

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My boss bought a new HP tower after our old one ran out of space. I plugged it in and everything worked until I realised the scanner didn't work. I downloaded a driver but it still didnt activate the scanner. So I looked at the driver repair discs that came with the tower. I installed that thinking it would repair the scanner driver and when I logged back in, the keyboard or mouse USB didnt work. I hope I didn't screw up anything. The keyboard works in BIOS. My boss doesn't know and I would like to get this repaired without bringing anyone in. HELP! Im on Windows 7.

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Hi there!
I just got my new Asus Vivobook s400ca running Win8.1, a few weeks ago.
It really runs great, although I managed to find one problem. Since this is a laptop without a detachable screen,
I didn't really find any good reason for having the touch keyboard toolbar () in my task bar, since I was pretty sure I'd never need it. So I disabled the keyboard, which worked out fine but the toolbar was still there.

I then went on to try to remove it by using one of EightForum's .reg files for that purpose.

This did, as described, remove the toolbar, but apparantly it stopped the mouse pad driver as well, even though the mouse pad itself basically works. (no gestures or scrolling though.)

As you can see here, There's no driver running.

And in the ASUS hub, it's also impossible to turn it on. It just keeps saying it's off.

So I decided to use another .reg file that I found with the initial one, that should basically just rollback the effect that the other one had, but to no avail.

It just made the toolbar come back.
So I don't really know where to go from here. Any suggestions?
Also, if there is anyone who knows what to do about that toolbar, please do tell! [:

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Sorry if I am posting in the wrong forum, I'm not sure if this should be in graphics cards or drivers...or somewhere else entirely.

I have an Intel 845GL Chipset....I can't find a driver to make it work using Vista.

Do I have to buy a new graphic card? Or am I missing something easy, or is there a work around?

A:Work around? Intel doesn't supply a vista driver.

Ok, I am resolved to replacing my video card.

I've never replaced a video card before, but I've upgraded memory, installed a hard drive and a modem before...is replacing a video card more complicated than that?

And, where should I start in determining what is compatible for my system/Vista etc?

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I'm trying to add a Canon imageCLASS MF7470 printer to my laptop. When I plug it into the USB, Windows 7 detects it, but as unspecified. It says no driver is installed. When I do a Windows update it comes up with other imageCLASS models but not the one I have. I've tried going thru these threads to locate my options but nothing works. When I go to add printer, properties is as far as I can go cause the only tabs I get there are general and hardware. This is a work printer for a jobsite, so of course the disk has been lost at some point, but I need this running ASAP.

A:Add a Canon printer with no driver and Windows update doesn't work

Here is the driver page for Canon, just specify your OS, download drivers, install and go at it could be that MS just doesn't provide them. However Canon does for both 32 and 64 bit.

Canon imageCLASS MF7470

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Ok, so I've re-installed Windows XP (SP2) and after it booted up, I noticed that my onboard ethernet adapter wasn't recognised. So I went and downloaded the appropriate drivers (SiS900.zip) from the mobo's official site (it's a PCChips M848A mobo) but when I try to install the drivers, it still says that the hardware isn't functional (Code 1).

I've tried many different versions of SiS900 drivers but it simply won't work.

When I tried the setup.exe file that came with the official driver, the install would say "Update Driver for PnP Device Fail. Setup will exit".

That's when I simply forwarded the windows hardware installer to an XP folder i found in the zip file. But still, it doesn't work.

I really need help on this matter. Thanks in advance...

EDIT: Maybe it's worth mentioning that I re-installed WinXP over an existing windows partition without formatting it. I simply deleted the former windows installation files.

A:[SOLVED] On-board Ethernet Adapter Driver Doesn't Work

Have you tried directing the driver to install from SiS900\WinXP\netoem.inf ?

Go into your device manager, right click the device under network adapters and click update driver. From there direct it to the aforementioned file.

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Hi,

I installed a new HDD on my Satellite A210-106. Usually it runs on Vista but I had Win XP Professional installed.
Everything woks but the sound/speakers. The driver ist not installed correct.

There unsed to be realtek driver on the old HDD but I can?t get hold of the driver working on XP on the toshiba download list or via realtek.

I would appreciate any suggestions to get the system running again.

A:Satellite A210-106 - Sound Driver doesn´t work running Win XP

Which service pack version contains your installed WXP?

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Pasting in contextual information from another post. ~ OBconflicker.Bi!nf worm keeps reappearing, windows defender monitor stops working, slow computer, windows search protocol windows pop up, Malware, virusPop up windows keep appearing "Windows search protocol host stopped working and was closed" Itunes occassionally doesn't work, Media Sync doesn't work. Hard Drive keeps working in the background. Windows Defender no longer monitors the running programs.End of added information. ~ OBLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:46:00 AM, on 1/11/2010Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18349)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\readericon45G.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\IntelDH\NMS\Support\IntelHCTAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Windows\sttray.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

A:microsoft windows search protocol host stopped, slow, firefox doesn't work, itunes doesn't work

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Hello
I have this motherboard:
915GVM6-F/ L

I need graphic driver for Windows 7 (WDDM) with Aero support. I installed driver for XP, but it doesn't support Aero. Please help

Intel 915GM/GMS,910GML

A:Intel 915GM/GMS,910GML Windows 7 driver and aero doesn't work

The specified chipset doesn't support Windows Aero unfortunately.

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Hi, I had some issues with a HDD around this time last year, so I replaced it with a new western digital HDD. I wasn't able to back anything up, so I cloned it instead.

turns out I installed the incorrect driver for my video card and suffered from the BSOD syndrome....

well, I finally got that sorted out, ( I think ) and now I am trying relentlessly to get catalyst pro control center to work properly. Ive read numerous places online that involves editing the Assembly folder, but I have no such keys in there.

when I try and run CCC, it tells me that I am unable to run as I wouldn't be able to change any settings within the app basically. Ive tried uninstalling, installing. trying ATI opposed to AMD- to no anvil.

I know for a fact that I had CCC on this pc, but it almost seems impossible to get up and running, I am very desperate to get this up and running.

A:Catalyst Control Center doesn't work after I installed the wrong driver

Hhhmmmm... let's take a look

List any Problem devices

Make sure devices are connected and powered on
Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post
On the other hand, if no devices are listed, tell me so
Generate and attach a DirectX report

Click Start->Run, enter dxdiag and click OK
===> If you?re running 32 bit Windows, dxdiag will launch on its own
===> If you?re running 64 bit Windows, you?ll see 64-bit DxDiag. Click it to launch the 64-bit version of dxdiag
Notice progress in lower left window corner
When done, click Save Information button and save as a text file to your Desktop
Attach it to your next post by clicking the Upload a File button

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Help my windows 7 laptop just keeps rebooting and i cant get to safe mode or recovery what should i do ?

A:system recovery doesn't work and safe mode doesn't work and just keeps reboting

System manufacturer and model?

Louis

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hi, I know there are many in the forum who have the same problem as mine.

my computer was running fine last friday. I tried to start it on saturday, it says it can't startup and need to repair startup. I did run the repair but still can't startup. I tried to use system restore to earlier dates, it still can't startup. The computer has trojan virus before and I tried the anti-malware from internet to kill them. seems that it create more problem for my PC. I have some important files in the computer that I wish I have archived.

wonder if any one can help. thx in advance.

A:can't start up computer-window7, repair doesn't work, restore doesn't work

I'll report this topic to appropriate helpers.
Hold on there...

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Got a new tablet pc. Put in a new hard drive and installed vista ultimate x64. Works great. I was suprised how much smoother it runs.

The 11a/b/g/n wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter isn't recognized by vista. My friend said it might be a problem because it doesn't work with 64 bit software. Went through the long process of installing vista 32 bit version. Same thing. It was recognized by vista.

So now here I am with 64 bit vista installed again. I downloaded a couple drivers that it could be from lenovo website. It still didn't work.

Before I started this whole project I went to the microsoft upgrade site to check compatability. While running XP, the site said that I would have to download the wireless lan driver and install it after i installed vista. It also said the fingerprint reader would need to be manually installed but I don't care about that.

Any suggestions?

A:IBM Lenovo X60t Tablet Pc wireless card driver doesn't work after x64 Vista

Hi davIbus

Have a look here;

I hope this helps

Pooch

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I downloaded Win7 x86 drivers for our Ricoh Aficio MP 171 from Ricoh, to load them onto a machine freshly updated from XP to Win 7. Every time i try to install them, Windows tells me the default driver it chose is the best one and won't install it. The driver it is using does squat, the printer was working fine when it was connected to XP, now the most we have gotten out of it is a few pages of jibberish when we tried to print a photo.

I have tried manually installing the driver from the device manager, i tell it to use a folder on the desktop where i copied the driver, but when i press next it immediately says the driver being used is up to date. I tried telling it to read from a dvd i burned the driver folder on to, it doesn't like that either.

I am toying with the idea of deleting the default driver from system32 (but copying it first to a data key), disconnecting from the 'net, and then installing the one from Ricoh.

A:Default printer driver doesn't work, Win7 won't update it. Ricoh mp171

Hi briligg, Have you tried installing the drivers in admin mode Run as Administrator Some times you have to overrule win7 and tell it you know best this time

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I am trying to use my CD-ROM drive and it doesn't work here are the list of things I have tried

Uninstalled and reinstalled the cd-rom driver it is a Matbleepa UJ-840D CD-ROM/DVD/CD-RW in my HP laptop (Didn't work)

Read stuff about code 39 and removed in the registry edit screen Upperfilters, Upperfilters.bak, Lowerfilters, Lowerfilters.bak and rebooted (Didn't work)

Removed itunes from computer (didn't solve the issue with cd-rom player)

Went back to a system restore point that was before the last time I used the CD-rom player and it worked and that (didn't work as well)

Read a lot of different posts about code 39 and nothing is given after the above steps are taken if it still won't work except to reformat which I would prefer not to do.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:CD-ROM doesn't work, code 39 error, tried many things still doesn't work

1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.or...2. Delete Upper & Lower Filters http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116Restart computer.or...3. Download, and run Restore Missing CD Drive patchDouble click on cdgone.zip to unzip it.Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.Accept registry merge.Restart computer.or...4. Go to Device Manager, click a "+" sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.You'll see two items:- ATA Channel0 (or Primary Channel)- ATA Channel1 (or Secondary Channel)Right click on each of them, and click Uninstall. Confirm.Restart Windows. They'll be automatically reinstalled.

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Hello!
I have a problem. I have adjourned the bios of the pc acer aspire M1641 and when I have restarted the pc tuneup utilities it signals me this problem:

the peripheral "Nvidia port io control driver" doesn't correctly work

Do you know as solution for this?

A:"Nvidia port io control driver" doesn't correctly work

Hi,
Did you find a solution to this problem? TuneUp Utilities report on an identical problem on my win7 system

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This is the message I get everytime I run the auto detect driver util.
Driver detection not available Please try again later or use the Find it Myself tab to find drivers by Service Tag or see a list of drivers available for your product.
The laptop I use is 'XPS 15 9550'

A:Dell auto driver detect detect doesn't work any more?

I may be able to help.  I will be sending you a friend request so that I may get your information.

TB

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I have an ASUS notebook running windows 7 64-bit. I am using the QuietOffice power profile, however the screensaver won't kick in no matter what I do, and the display does not turn off even though I set it to be after 5-minutes of inactivity. I don't know if there is something running in the background... I have turned off my usb wireless mouse, and nothing....

Any ideas?

THanks.

A:HELP: power option doesn't work - screen saver doesn't start!

This is another case of factory bloatware interfering - in this case a useless factory utility overriding Win7's superior built-in version.

Googling the Quiet Office feature of Asus there are multiple reported problems. Best to default to the Win7 built-in Power Options in Control Panel. Set up a Balanced Plan unless you're a gamer then use High Performance.

Here are other tips for cleaning up factory bloatware

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I have no idea what my sister and her friends were doing on the comp for a couple of days that i decided not to use it, but now:

- a few programs take forever to load or don't load at all, but they do show up under the processes tab in the task manager
- after pressing Ctrl Alt Del, the task manager icon appears in the system tray, but the thing only shows up a minute later
- my system recovery is "not able to protect my computer," and restarting does nothing
- actually, when restarting or shutting down Windows, it stops at where it only shows my desktop background and cursor [which is still able to move] and nothing else after that, so i have to hold the power button and force it to shut off
- when I right click the desktop and click on "Properties..." [or something similar to this action] it doesn't show up at all, and whenever I try to open any application after that, they don't even load at all either
- and probably other stuff that I haven't took note of yet...

Things i've tried to get rid of these problems:
- Virus scan with avast!, a couple viruses found and fixed, but nothing changed.
- disk clean up, nothing changed
- registry clean, nothing changed
- CURRENTLY defragging my C drive, hope something changes..

Anyone know what the heck's going on!?
Anyone got any suggestions on what to do next?
Anything helps and would be greatly appreciated!

A:programs not loading right, computer doesn't shut down right, sys recov doesn't work

no replies yet? :(

anyway, just stopped by to say that when shutting down, it takes forever to get to the "Saving your settings..." screen, and that's where I decided that it stops and nothing else after that.
Defragged my C drive, still no results besides the computer feeling a bit smoother-running o_o

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I have a 4y old Sony VAIO (VGN-NS11J) that stopped working today morning after making a whirring noise

Repeated attempts to restart failed and after many attempts, I managed to get to the Startup Repair mode - after a long time, startup repair says it failed to automatically repair the problem

I managed to run system restore but after a while I got the following message: "System restore failed due to an unspecified error. The disk strucgture is corrupted and unreadable (0X80070571)

My laptop did not come with a Windows Vista CD/Recovery disk

My first priority is to recover a few files in the laptop - if I am able to do this, then I dont mind junking the laptop

Since this is an old laptop, I would prefer not to use an expensive professional to recover the data

Any help/suggestions would be much appreciated!

Rgds

A:Sony VAIO running Vista doesn't start-up, system restore doesn't work

You may be able to retrieve your data by using Ubuntu. Post #3 in this topic provides instructions.

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For the last month or so, every time I log off my account, the keyboard does not register at the Windows Log In screen. This makes it so I have to restart the computer and then it works fine.
There are three accounts on the computer, the casing has been half removed for the last 3 months, a DVD burner and driver recently installed 3 months ago and I am using a wireless off brand USB keyboard and mouse.
OS: Windows Xp Home Edition 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
As for the second part, the computer requires several restarts to boot up, sometimes up to twenty minutes of turning on and off to boot up. Only started doing this a week ago.

A:My Keyboard doesn't work, and the computer turns on but doesn't start.

It sounds like something is wrong with your Windows XP drivers. Something like that happened to me while building my computer, and when I boot up the keyboard did not work because my copy of windows XP was bad. You could try reinstalling windows XP, and It might work better, but I dont have a definite answer to your problem.

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Cant get it to updateand when i use thr troubleshooternit doesnt work either

Farbar Service Scanner Version: 21-07-2014
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate  Service Pack 1 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
****************************************************************
Internet Services:
============
Connection Status:
==============
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Yahoo.com is accessible.
Windows Firewall:
=============
mpsdrv Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of mpsdrv service is OK.
The ImagePath of mpsdrv service is OK.
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is set to Disabled. The default start type is Auto.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.
Firewall Disabled Policy:
==================
System Restore:
============
SDRSVC Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
Checking Start type: ATTENTION!=====> Unable to open SDRSVC registry key. The service key does not exist.
Checking ImagePath: ATTENTION!=====> Unable to open SDRSVC registry key. The service key does not exist.
Checking ServiceDll: ATTENTION!=====> Unable to open SDRSVC registry key. The service key does not exist.
System Restore Disabled Policy:
========================
Action Center:

A:Windows 7 doesn't update and troubleshooter doesn't work

Hello,

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Hello.
I am quite new here, but I've been wanting to get this problem solved for a long time, and I haven't seemed to get any answer.

So here's my problem:

I bought my Asus N53SV for around a year ago, and it worked great. But for some reason something changed.
When I try to open bluetooth, nothing happens. And when I want to connect anything using bluetooth, it doesn't work.

I tried to do this:
[windows] + r >bttray
But nothing opens up.

Thank you,
Karstin

A:My bluetooth doesn't work. bttray doesn't open.

Quote: Originally Posted by Karstin1812

Hello.
I am quite new here, but I've been wanting to get this problem solved for a long time, and I haven't seemed to get any answer.

So here's my problem:

I bought my Asus N53SV for around a year ago, and it worked great. But for some reason something changed.
When I try to open bluetooth, nothing happens. And when I want to connect anything using bluetooth, it doesn't work.

I tried to do this:
[windows] + r >bttray
But nothing opens up.

Thank you,
Karstin

Hi Karstin,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

You would need to re-install Bluetooth software/driver for your system. Please check the link below for finding out the drivers:

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Have a friend with a relatively new Lenovo laptop using Windows XP SP3. Overnight he can't access the Internet via browsers, email or AIM. His desktop connected to the same router is working fine.

He can access the router by IP address using either IE7 or FireFox 3.5. Anything that needs a DNS server doesn't work. This does say though that he has a working connection to the router.

He's run MalWareBytes and his own McAffee software looking for bad stuff but has found nothing.

Running "ipconfig /all" from the command prompt gives exactly the same results for the laptop as his working desktop. The DNS servers are there. He can ping the DNS servers using their IP addresses. He is being assigned a proper local network address so DHCP is working on the router.

Any thoughts on where to look next to discover why the Internet applications don't seem to be able to find the DNS servers?

A:Can't Access Websites, Email doesn't work and no AIM doesn

FWIW, my friend took his laptop to a PC shop. Their diagnosis was malware. I don't know the identity of the malware. Anyway, the shop saved his data then formatted and reloaded XP SP3.

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Hi... xp stopped responding and I decided to power off.

Was never able to restart after that. Normal boot shows the windows initial screen, but eventually just restarts, safe mode does the same thing whether it's with network, command line or plain safe mode. Last known good configuration does the same.

Needed to use a file so decided to remove the HD and re-install to another PC. I did have access to the file in question but now I'd like to fix the problem.

The other system uses AVG. I started a scan and it detected Cekar.d (A0003977.exe, wdfmgr.exe and initially ntldr.exe), Dropper.Inor (ntdetect.hta, A0003979.hta), PSW.Generic5.ABVW (ctfmona.exe), PSW.OnlineGames.AAFI (ctfmonb.exe), PSW.Generic5.AFYK (ctfmond.exe), PSW.OnlineGames.ZWT (LotusHlp.exe) and some others but for whatever reason the scan stopped. I restarted it and now the AV still finds most of the threats it was seeing before but not Cekar.d. in the ntldr.exe file.

The system that had the problem was running Win XP Home SP1. Unfortunately, I can't find the manufacturer's recovery CD.

HD is still in the other PC. How should I attack the problem?

A:XP doesn't reboot, safemode doesn't work

Update... Three passes of AVG and all threats were put in vault. Tried to re-install the HD to the initial system but no change... System says it didn't start correctly, that a new software of hardware could be responsible, the suggests to try las known good config, none of the options work, they all perform some tasks then windows reboots and ends up in the same screen.

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I have the specified problem at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913405

My power options and my screensaver DO NOT work after installing a wireless pointing device but I DO NOT HAVE Cyberlink nor ANY of the startup items indicated in the article!!!!!!! but they STILL DO NOT work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A:Screensaver and power options DO NOT work and Microsoft KB article DOESN'T WORK

Manufacturer and model of the device installed?

If you remove the device...do problems disappear?

Louis

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Acer aspire's Bluetooth doesn't work since I bought it I've installed drivers too but it doesn't work what should I do.
In its specs it has Bluetooth . But there is no Bluetooth device found in device manager how to repair this.

A:acer aspire 4738' s bluetooth doesn't work but wifi work?

Hi ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... What is the Model Number of your Laptop ? ...

Did you buy the Laptop from new ? ...
Did you mean Windows 7 x86 ?...
If your System Specs are correct you have 4 GB of ram ? ...
If that is the case your Windows should be 64 Bit ...

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My problem is that I cannot access the internet through my LAC. I enable the connection and it will connect and send packets, but will not receive any packets. I have no problems enabling my wireless connection and connecting to the internet. The wireless does like to disconnect and reconnect about 3 or 4 times an hour which is another problem I have. I believe this LAC problem started around the same time I was trying to get shared music between my computers on iTunes. I was trying to allow for connection on port 3689, but everything I did was unsuccessful. Any suggestions for any of these problems I'm having?

A:Solved: Local Area Connection: doesn't work, Wireless: does work

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After I install LIBusb I could work futher. But after I put him off en reboot an hour later my wired mouse en keyboard didn't work anymore.
When I restart in safe mode both still doesnt work.

Computer: HP Pavilion p6250

A:LIBusb, USB ports doesn't work. Safe mode also no work

did you get sorted i have same problem

thanks

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I cannot get Windows Media Encoder 9 to work at all at home, but I have no problems with it at work, so I know I'm not trying to do something with it that it can't handle.

At home, every time I try to convert either an AVI or a VOB to WMV, either using the wizard or the custom settings, it lets me get through it all and then, when it starts trying to encode, it throws up the message:
"Windows Media Encoder has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. ..."

It never gives me any more information than this, just crashes and closes. I've tried repairing it through the control panel, as well as completely uninstalling it and reinstalling it, but it hasn't helped.

At home I'm running Windows XP Media Center. At work, where I've never had it crash, I'm running Windows XP Professional. Is there something in Media Center that causes it to crash? Is there any patch I can download or thing I can do to get it to work on my home computer?

A:Windows Media Encoder doesn't work at home, does at work

I'm currently having the same problem . I open the .vob file set the output folder , settings etc etc . just as it was about to start converting , WME just stops and crashes . I use windows xp home edition so if your company's xp professional can make it work im thinking it is something in the professional edition which allows it to work not something in our edition that doesnt allow it to work. Are there any alternatives for encoding a video? i dont have much cash right now so i was hoping i might find some freeware alternatives . thanks

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I'm having difficulty figuring out this persistent malware. I think it's likely that there are multiple issues.

I'm running Windows Vista.

The malware started off with "google redirect" symptoms, and disabling my Symantec software

Shortly following, I could no longer access the web. However, the malware itself would create an internet explorer popup every 5-10 minutes (not my default browser) that would go to "search sites" (none that I recognized....) and search for lewd topics. Running the taskmanager would show multiple instances of iexplore.exe running on my machine (one for each popup). The popups would have to be eliminated one by one using the task manager.

Trying to run a system restore, I discovered all restore points had been deleted.

I installed AVG antivirus and got it to run once which seemed to help the problem. However, upon restart, all issues were back and I could no longer run avg. Windows defender constantly pops up that a new trojan is attacking my machine.

At this point, I unplugged my internet connection and started using another machine. I had left my problematic computer alone for about a month.

Upon turning it on last night, each time I logged on, it gave me a warning that "Windows had encountered a critical error and will restart in one minute" and would restart. I tried running cmd (in that one minute) to intercept it, but the task manager would freeze if I tried to run it from there and explorer wo... Read more

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Help! See the title.

I'm going mad because I can't listen to music! I've tried three different mediaplayers (Windows Media Player, VLC & QuickTime) and all three just don't work! WMP won't even play the files, VLC will (in .avi-case even with picture!) but there won't be sound :/. Same for QuickTime,...

Now, the weird thing is that I can play games without a problem and the sound's still there! Hell, even sounds made by Windows -- I hear 'em! YouTube works too!

I'm concerned there might be something wrong in the registry,... (I use Eusing Free Registry Cleaner/Defrag regularly, I guess something was bound to go wrong,...)

(Windows 7, btw.)

A:Sound DOESN'T work while playing .mp3/.avi - DOES work with games/YT

Apparently I made a mistake,... Sound in games doesn't work* System sounds and YouTube do, though.

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Dear All
I'm using Dell Vostro 3350 now. After I upgrade Win 10 Pro, the Laptop Speaker doesn't work and can't give output any sound. But if I put my earphone, all of the sound include song work.
I use PC Doctor and scan the computer hardware but there is nothing found error on hardware and software. I also use windows update to scan all of the drivers, but it can't found any update drivers of this laptop. So what can I do next to fix the problem?
Thank you for member's attention

A:Laptop Speaker Doesn't Work But Using Earphone Work

Hello. Dell does not recommend installing Win10 on the Vostro 3350 model. Dell says, "If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected." To get the best performance from your laptop, revert it back to the previous operating system. You can google to find instructions for undoing Win10.
If you want to continue with Win10, then try to install the IDT Win8 audio driver using compatibility mode.
1. Click the link to go to the driver's page. Download and save the driver to your desktop or any convenient location on the hard drive. 2. Double click on the new folder to extract (unzip) the driver files.3. The extractor wizard will create a new folder for the driver files. It will be at "c:\dell\drivers\xxxxxx". Write down the exact location that the wizard creates. 4. If the driver begins to install automatically, halt (cancel) the installation.5. Browse to the driver files on the hard drive (the location you wrote down).6. Find the "setup.exe" file.7. Right click on setup.exe to open the context menu.8. Select the Properties.9. Select the Compatibility tab.10. Check the box "run this program in compatibility mode for"... Win8.

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Alright,

So whenever a program uses InstallShield to install or uninstall a program, it boots up, and the bar fills up preparing to run the Wizard, and right when it fills, an error message pops up: "An error occurred while launching the setup. The specified module could not be found," and then it quits.

This occurs anytime I try to install or uninstall anything that uses InstallShield. I've tried everything at the InstallShield troubleshooting site, including deleting a file in the registry (the problem key was there but deleting it didn't solve the problem), making sure I had admin privilidges, and emptying out the Temp folder. I can't reinstall InstallShield because it (ironically) requires InstallShield to install.

The one problem that I can think of would be that I just got back from college. At college, I logged onto a network to use the computer. Could this have something to do with it? I've tried logging onto the computer itself as the Admin, but the problem still occurs. This whole thing really sucks because the comp is pretty much useless not being able to install or uninstall anything.

Thanks for any help.

A:InstallShield doesn't work, none of the usual fixes work

Depending on what version of InstallShield you have here is a site that shows some of it's program errors >
http://helpnet.installshield.com/robo/projects/installshield10-5compact/CP_IHelpBuildErrors.htm

Have you tried this site > http://consumer.installshield.com/

InstallShield uses the Windows Installer Service. It could be that Windows Installer Service has somehow become corrupted.
Check this site out > http://consumer.installshield.com/kb.asp?id=Q108201

As a last resort you might consider reinstalling your Windows Operating System on top of itself to repair and replace the corrupted or missing files associated with InstallShield and Windows Installer Service.

Just for your information, InstallShield is the oldest installer program company. However there is another that is completely free “Inno Setup” which you may have seen when installing some programs. Here’s their site > http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.php

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I cannot find out why the following code doesn't work with IE7. Pressing the button doesn't add the text (table) to the page.
The code also loaded to http://startupisrael.com/gpazi/triptouch/test.php.

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<html>
<body>
<script language="Javascript" type="text/javascript">
function func()
{
var mydiv = document.getElementById("mydiv");

var mytable = document.createElement("table");
var mytr = document.createElement("tr");
var mytd = document.createElement("td");
var mytext = document.createTextNode("this is my text");
mytd.appendChild(mytext);
mytr.appendChild(mytd);
mytable.appendChild(mytr);
mydiv.appendChild(mytable);
}
</script>

<div id="mydiv"><button onclick="func();">click</button></div>
</body>
</html>

A:javascript code doesn't work with IE7 (work with FF1.5)

IE requires a tbody element to insert a table using the DOM

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I have no idea what happened, when I try to connect the modem directly to the PC, it give me "No Connectivity". But when I connect the modem through the router, it work!

ipconfig/all

Modem connect directly pic
Modem through router pic

A:Ethernet doesn't work but router work.

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here's my problem, as near as I can tell,

a few months ago the wireless connection on my hp laptop stopped "seeing" my wireless network. Eventually, during a scan with my panda security system a virus was found (for some reason it is no longer in the logs-but is was, I think, trojan or sasser in my outlook folders-and it was deleted). The wireless seemed to work again but then went back to being "invisible" to my wireless detector on the laptop. I went to HP downloads to see if I could just update the "driver" and ended up updating "system bios" which seemed to work also, for a while, then the system goes back to not seeing the wireless. I could sometimes do the right-click "repair" option to get it to connect but that stops working after a while. I think that there is still some residual virus lurking in the system to cause this problem so that is why I am posting here. Thanks for any help you can give

I am not exactly sure if this is where I attach the dds.txt text but will put it here just in case:

.
DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11
Run by Victoria Jerome at 22:11:58 on 2011-06-23
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.990.170 [GMT -6:00]
.
AV: Panda Internet Security 2010 *Enabled/Updated* {4570FB70-5C9E-47E9-B16C-A3A6A06C4BF0}
FW: Panda Personal Firewall 2010 *Enabled*
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch

A:internal wireless doesn't work (computer doesn't see my wireless anymore)

Hello, Welcome to TSF.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean.

If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes.

Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed.

Please do not install or uninstall any programs, or run any other scanners or software, unless I specifically ask you to do so. Also please copy and paste logs into the thread, rather than add them as attachments.
===

* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop
Disable your Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools
Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this ... Read more

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Updated to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 two weeks ago.
- The windows start menu doesn't come up when I click on the icon, but if I right-click, a text menu does appear and lets me, for example, shut down.
.- If I click on the Windows End icon in the task bar, the screen flashes but End does not come up.  Ditto for the Windows Store icon.
-  Somewhere SpyBot S&D was erased, but I was able to download it.
- If I double-click on a photo in Windows Explorer, I get a popup that lists the name of the jpeg and says Invalid Entry to Registry.  If I right click on the photo and go to any of the options the photo is opened except if I choose Photo.
- Firefox cannot properly display the Yahoo mail page, though Pale Moon and Opera can.
- I have Avast Anti-Virus and MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and when I run their scans, they find no issues.

SO there are a few issues that I need help with.

A:windows 10 problems - start menu doesn't appear, windows key doesn't work, etc

Hello,
Well the first thing you should try is to Run System Restore to before all of these problems started or to when you first installed Windows 10.
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
Third thing is I would recommend to get rid of Avast it is low end and could be allowing virus I recommend ether McAfee or Norton Security.

Those are some things to think about
but it is all up to you when making your final decision

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Ok I have a problem, and its really bugging me. One day a friend came over and we tried to install a Geforce 2 GTS into my computer (PII 450 Mhz,96 MB Ram, etc. etc.) Anyway, we installed the card into the AGP slot, but for some reason the monitor wouldnt work when we turned on the computer (kept saying Video Cable Connected?)(I figured out why it was doing that though) Anyway since it wasn't working, we took the card back out, put the computer back together, all good. My friend leaves, and I turn on the computer. At first everything seems ok, but then I notice my sound doesnt work, nor does my graphics card work (my original one) I fixed the graphic problem by just installing the new drivers, but the sound I cant. I thought maybe it had to do with drivers since we deleted my old graphics drivers when we installed the new graphics card, so I downloaded the newest sound card drivers, and its still not working. I went back and opened up my computer. Theres this one wire that we could not remember wether it was connected or not. Ive tried having my computer on with the wire connected and not connected, and it doesnt seem to make any difference. So I would really like to figure out whats the matter with my comp, and hope to god its fixable, cause I really dont want to get a new comp.

Thanks before hand.

A:My Sound doesn't work, and I cant get it to work either.

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Hello,
I have problem with Internet Explorer, and couple other programs that need internet,
I don't know why Internet Explorer don't work, I'm using right now Mozzila Firefox.
Can somebody help me?

I have Windows XP Professional SP3 operating system, Internet Explorer 8.

Screenshot:

Diagnostic log(Xpnetdiag.xml):

Code:
<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<?xml-stylesheet type='text/xsl' href="xpnetdiag.xsl" ?>
<xpnetdiag>

<title>
Network Diagnostics for Windows XP
</title>
<lastRunText>
Last diagnostic run time:
</lastRunText>
<rejectText>
REJECT
</rejectText>
<indeterminateText>
INDETERMINATE
</indeterminateText>
<confirmText>
CONFIRM
</confirmText>
<timeStamp>
08/17/15 19:32:16
</timeStamp>
<component name="HTTP, HTTPS, FTP Diagnostic" startDiagnosisTime="08/17/15 19:32:16">

<rootCause name="HTTP, HTTPS, FTP connectivity" status="confirm">

<trace traceType="info" text="HTTP: Successfully connected to www.microsoft.com.">

</trace>
<trace traceType="warn" text="HTTPS: Error 12157 connecting to www.microsoft.com: An error occurred in the s... Read more

A:Internet Explorer doesn't work, couple other programs that need internet won't work too.

OK so using IE you are not able to browse to any pages at all? What about the gateways at msn.com, yahoo.com ect? Can you get to secure pages like Https://live.login.com

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my fingerprint is not working  i do not have driver or  i dont know ?can you help me for contabile driver for it  my Laptop is:   HP EliteBook 820 G1 Notebook PCModel #:H5G10EASerial #:CNU347CT9C

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Hi
I have a hp mini 210, running windows 7.
I went to the hp driver website, but the correct driver wont install.
and other drivers ive tried arent working.
please can someone tell me where to get a thing as simple as a working wifi driver?

thanks

p.s. ive tried hp forums, they are about as usefull as a chocolate kettle.

update. its definately the correct driver, and i managed to install it, but its still isnt working.
it keeps saying no connections are available.
yet if i boot into my xp partition, it connects to wifi with no problem.

Its not working right.
maybesome other driver is clashing with it?
i noticed it got mistaked for bluetooth or something, and was turjing on bluetooth when it was supposed to turn on wifi.

i really dont know.

its little niggles like this that bring a man to ddespair, simply becasue he haas no idea wat the problem is to even begin to fix it

A:cant get my wifi driver to work, even the 'official' driver.

Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye

its little niggles like this that bring a man to ddespair, simply becasue he haas no idea wat the problem is to even begin to fix it

Dam* niggles will get you every time o.0

You will want to use the 'official' driver. There are all kinds of mini-210 hp PCs: HP Support & Drivers | United States - find yours, make sure if your computer is 64 bit, you get the 64bit driver; and if it is 32bit, get the 32bit (or x86) driver.

After you download it, go into control panel and remove any wireless adapter driver software you might have, and then install the software you just downloaded. All you should have to do is find your network and connect to it, entering in a single password.

If this doesn't work, let me know

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I have a Logitech H110 headset and I can't get the microphone on it to work.

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New laptop. When pressing @ key it doesn't work. Displays " instead. # key comes out as a /. Tried using shift, alt and combinations. No use. p.s. I have used my Apple iPad to type this message

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I recently discovered that my cd-rom drive doesn't work; it wont read any kind of cd or dvd. In My Computer the cd-rom drive (E: ) icon is missing, and in Device Manager there isnt any cd or dvd drive related items. In the BIOS-setup there doesn't seem to be anything about the cd-rom drive either, so it seems to be gone everywhere.
Searching around Google I found a lot of different solutions, but none of them worked; I tried deleting the upper/lower filters, I tried system restore and I tried searching for cd-rom drivers at my computer support site but there wasn't any available.
I don't use my cd-rom drive often, so its hard to say when it happened and what caused this problem, but it happened a little while after i updated my BIOS to version f.32, maybe that could have affected it somhow?
I'm not great with computers, so please take me through any possible solutions very thorougly.
Btw i have a Compaq Presario v6500 notebook, ask if you need any addtitional information, and sorry if my english is bad.

-thanks

A:cd-rom doesn't work

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New laptop. When pressing @ key it doesn't work. Displays " instead. # key comes out as a /. Tried using shift, alt and combinations. No use. Please fix using software download or will I have to return the product. Derek "I  used my Apple iPad to type this message"

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I have a NexxTech Wireless Keyboard and Mouse. I really want to use them, but when I try to install the CD, it only has Window 98 or 2000. I am running Windows XP. Radio Shack said that I still could. So why I am having problems. Should I download a Driver?

A:Why Doesn't this work?

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Hello,

I've recently bought a Seagate external expansion drive, which uses USB 2.0. When I plugged it in for the first time, it got the computer to freeze at boot, but it didn't make any problems when plggued after computer finished rebooting. Obviuosly I't wasn't very comfortable to plug/unplug it before and after every restart, so I decided to look for some help at seagate's site. The problem was, according to the guide I found, my BIOS settings. Unfortunately I wasn't very aware of the risks of playing with BIOS settings, and now I am not able to use USB deviced at all, not even if they are plugged-in after restart.

I've been searching for guides for the past 2 days, but non of them helped. I should mention that I have both Ubuntu and Windows XP installed, and non of them detects USB devices, so I'm pretty sure it has nothing to do with the OS. I tried plugging the external drive to my laptop, and it works perfectly there. And no, drivers won't help, I've already tried to download some and non of them worked. Should I update my BIOS? And if so, how do I do it? My AMIBIOS is 1007.003 (build date 10/01/04), and motherboard is Asus P4P800SE.

Daniel

A:USB doesn't work

Go to this site, scroll down to Load Fail-Safe Defaults and follow the instructions.

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I installed 10 this morning - started last night and went to bed with it saying "restarting", got up this morning and it was still the same. shut down and restarted and it spent another 2 hrs installing.

I have now spent over an hr trying to make google my default search engine - not one of the suggestions when I do a search will work because what they say in the windows that come up are not there. There is no "search" when I use tools and not three dots when I go to google search window.

I understand MS will do everything it can to not let people use anything except MS programs but this is ridiculous.

Now do I make google my default search engine?

tks. jb

A:Doesn't work

Once you know where to look its not that hard.

Default Apps - Choose in Windows 10

Open the new Settings App
type Default and click on Default App Settings
Scroll down the list on the right hand side until you see Web browser
click on the square and Chrome should appear in the list of programs.

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I have an HP Pavilion dv8000 running XP SP3 that I bought in 2003 with the combo CD/DVD drive (Pioneer DVDRW DVR-K16) & I'd been basically using the laptop for streaming internet radio for the last few year. I just recently used the Recover partition to wipe it clean. I just tried the disc drive for the first time in years just the other day & it won't recognize any disc. I'd attempted to load printer drivers last night & had to use a USB drive to do so.

Any ideas on things I can do, short of taking it to Best Buy's Geek Squad? (I had them help me with something similar a few years ago with a different laptop.)

It isn't pertinent that I get the drive working, but it would be nice.

Thanks.

A:CD/DVD doesn't work

You can try MS Fixit, Optical Drives - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116 .

Louis

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hi i got an MSI DVD-RW DR8-A internal drive. I have tried to burn some software and videos and pics etc onto both DVD-R and RW discs. it will write the disc, say burn completed successfully but then if i insert the disc afterwards or if i lend it to a friend the disc is unreadable. sometimes it will show the contents but you try to open the files and there is an error.

another time i wrote some files to a disc, it worked on my pc but not on any other pcs. now i am using nero as i got the burner with nero (and nero wont use any other burners except the DR8-A), but i dono if it is a prob with the hardware, the software or what? any help please

A:DVD-RW that seems to work but doesn't

You haven't given a lot of clues, but try this freeware burner. See if you have any better success with it.

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i'm trying to use an external usb hard drive but it transfers extremely slow. my motherboard (abit nf7-s) has usb 2.0 ports but i guess windows is only running them as regular usb ports. i've heard that i have to find the right drivers, and i also heard that i have to install service pack 2, which i don't want to do because i tried it once and it crashed my hard drive. how can i get usb 2.0 to work? thanks

A:usb 2.0 doesn't work

Quote:

Originally Posted by alpirateking

i'm trying to use an external usb hard drive but it transfers extremely slow. my motherboard (abit nf7-s) has usb 2.0 ports but i guess windows is only running them as regular usb ports. i've heard that i have to find the right drivers, and i also heard that i have to install service pack 2, which i don't want to do because i tried it once and it crashed my hard drive. how can i get usb 2.0 to work? thanks

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

I hate to be the deliverer of bad news, but the only way to address the issue of your USB 2.0 Ports is to "bite the bullet" and install SP2!
Many issues like this were addressed with the Service Pack.

EDIT:

The drivers for your motherboard are available from the Abit website here, however, I still honestly believe that SP2 will rectify your issue.
Please post back with the result, or any further queries/concerns.

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I just started streaming today and my mic was muted, I thought I had accidentally clicked the mute button but I didn't. When I go to control panel-sound-recordings and I listen to the mic, it works fine so it has to be an OBS problem. I streamed yesterday and I didn't have this problem, I also didn't adjust any settings after that. I already made sure it wasn't set on the wrong mic in obs settings. How can I fix this?

Nevermind I fixed it, turns out I had it set on push to talk (???) I never changed the settings, I changed it in ts though but I don't know why that would affect OBS.

I couldn't figure out how to delete this question so don't waste your time answering it haha

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I recently had Windows XP reinstalled on my Lenovo 3000 N100 and just noticed that my fan isn't working. I don't know if it wasn't working when I got this back or if its just happened, but I smelled burning today and found that the fan wasn't blowing the hot air out! So I'm using another PC right now obviously.

I downloaded SpeedFan and it didn't list any fans available. Could there be a driver missing from the XP reinstall? Or is there some way to test if the fan is dead??

Thanks!

A:Fan doesn't work

That's not a driver missing and you need to keep it off and take it to a repair shop so you don't lose the whole thing.

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Merry Christmas Everyone,

My biggest gift this year was 512MB of RAM so that I could play Half-Life 2 (which runs on my current 256MB, but really shittily). Now first problem was that my parents got 168-pin when I need 184-pin. No big deal, they saved the receipt. So I went back to the store and got... let me quote directly from the label: "512MB pc2700 DDR [next label]512MB-DDR PC333". This at least snapped in, but when I put it in the first slot the computer would crash as soon as I turned it on. In the second slot it would crash as soon as anything that required a significant amount of memory started (IE. applications etc.).

So, what's the deal? Here's what my motherboard manual says and what that program that other forum posts suggest I use tells me about my current RAM

Motherboard Supports:184-pin 2.5V unbuffered DDR SDRAM
Memory Bus must be 100/133/166 MHz

I currently Have: 256 MB unbuffered DDR SDRAM
PC2100 (133MHz)

Also the manual mentions that if the processor bus operates over 100 MHz than I can install DDR200 or DDR266/DDR333. My processor bus is running at 67MHz...

So, I can see a lot of reasons as to why this RAM isn't working, however inconsistencies between the labeling and documentation makes me unsure of myself. If anyone could tell me what RAM will work and where I can get it, I would be eternally, eternally, grateful. The sooner the better! I just want to shoot head-crabs.

(Note: I'm going to Utah in two days, so don&#... Read more

A:Why doesn't new RAM work

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yes i have went to control panel sounds but i,ve told you before thats not for getting sounds or music back thats only for changing sounds nothing else i,ve tried default sounds and start windows, but when i go to the sounds menu i can hear the start windows and logoff windows sounds there, why is that

A:doesn,t work

Account disabled.

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wen i switch on my cpu my monitor light keeps blinking n cpu doesn on ... i try after an hour n suddenly it works ... again now it doesnt ...every night i give it rest say 6 hours n then wen i on it ... doesn work ....

problem is after long hours of rest CPU doesnt on ...
why ??? what causes the problem ?????? what should i do now ???????

A:CPU doesn't work

Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On System Test)

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I recently built my first computer, but had a problem with my ram (as posted in another thread) i solved this by using ram from my (now) old computer, however i compared the boards, and found no reason y my new ram shouldn't have worked:

old board
Manufacturer Specifications - Elite Group (ECS) L7VMM
* Chipset: VIA ProSavageDDR KM266
* Max Unbuffered DDR SDRAM: 2048MB
* Error Detection Support: Non-ECC only
* Supported DRAM Types: DDR SDRAM only
* Module Types Supported: Unbuffered only
* Max Component Density: 512Mb
* 184-pin DIMM Banking: 2 (2 banks of 1)
* Graphics Support: AGP 4X
/old board

new board
Manufacturer Specifications - ASRock 775i65G
# Chipset: Intel 865G
# Max Unbuffered DDR SDRAM: 2048MB
# Error Detection Support: Non-ECC only
# Supported DRAM Types: DDR SDRAM only
# Module Types Supported: Unbuffered only
# Max Component Density: 1024
# 184-pin DIMM Banking: 2 (2 banks of 1)
# Graphics Support: AGP 8X
/new board
There seems to be no reason why my new ram should not work in my new computer? am i missing something?

A:Why doesn't this work?

Its quite possible the ram was incompatible with the mobo. Some mobo`s are far more tolerant of different brands of ram than others.

Regards Howard

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I AM PROBLEMS WITH MY CD ROM DRIVE. THE PROBLEM I AM HAVING IS THAT THE CD DRIVE WILL NOT COME ON, IT IS LIKE IT IS GETTING NO POWER GOING TO THE DRIVE AND IT WOULD NOT WORK. AT FIRST I THOUGHT IT WAS THE DRIVE ITSELF AND I REPLACED IT WITH A NEW CD DRIVE AND NOW IT WON'T WORK EITHER, COULD THAT BE A PROBLEM WITH THE POWER SUPPLY CABLE, WHAT DO YALL THINK???

A:Cd Rom Doesn't Work

Check in your bios and make sure that secondary master (if that is where the cd is) recognises a cd device... if not make sure it is set to auto or if that doesn't work set it to cd yourself.

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Hey guys.. I have a problem with my pen in the Windows Vista.

When I insert my pen PNY 1GB on my computer it askes me if I want to format the pen and I said "ok"

Then this square appear..

I click on the botton Start!

and when the format ends it appear this..

It means that the "Windows could not realise the format".

Could someone help me please I really need this pen working :S

PS: The pen doesn't open it only asks me for the format and then it doesn't open..

A:Pen PNY 1GB doesn't work..

Try giving it a Volume name first.

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I've tried using dds following the steps but it doesn't scan my pc...do i have to press enter or somethin for it to scan?

plz help i dont think my pc is gonna last much longer

A:dds doesn't work for me

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

Double-click RSIT.exe to run the tool.
Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
When the scan completes it will open a log named log.txt maximized, and a log named info.txt minimized.
To attach a file to a reply, 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:\rsit\info.txt
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Don't forget to include the log from running gmer following the process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

Please post/attach all 3 logs in a new thread, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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When i'm on the internet, word, media player and basically every other program and I hit F1 for help (the yellow question mark thingy) the help doesn't work at all. It says:

This program cannot display the webpage

Most likely causes:
You are not connected to the Internet.
The website is encountering problems.
There might be a typing error in the address.

What you can try:
Check your Internet connection. Try visiting another website to make sure you are connected.

Go back to the previous page.

This problem can be caused by a variety of issues, including:

Internet connectivity has been lost.
The website is temporarily unavailable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) is not reachable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) does not have a listing for the website's domain.

Even when I am connected to the internet etc.
This error message comes up everytime I go on help, and I need it fixed for an installation that requires XP Help.
Any suggestions on how to fix it?

Thanks, Martin.

A:XP Help Doesn't Work!!

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Hi friends,
No one has answered yet. The problem is when I click on Internet Explorer, a dialogue box pops up, says to close it. So I can't work on IE. I've downloaded IE8 from Microsoft site, also in Tools menu I've clicked on reset even it doesn't work.

A:IE doesn't work

All of us here are volunteers. There are many more people with problems that there are helpers. Re-posting after only 6 hours is not something you should do.

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ok i've been having problems lately on my computer ... i've always been careful about adware and spyware and i have both microsoft's antispyware and lavasoft adaware... but i have not always been careful with viruses and i think i have a virus..

my problem is that my shortcuts, or .lnk files, wont work... neither will my .exe files unless i go there directly with the "open with..." option which is very tedious to use...

i have also noticed that microsoft's antispyware has been taking over 90% of my system resouces but that may be because microsoft scheduled it to stop working on the 1st of june.... i'm not sure if that is a cause though....

does anyone know a way to fix this?

A:All of my .lnk and .exe doesn't work

If you think you have a virus Scan your pc with 2 of these free online scanners:
Panda ActiveScan
RAV AntiVirus
Housecall. Be sure to put a check the box beside AutoClean.

Also you may want to post a log in the HJT log help forum, they may be able to see if you have other issues. Come back here if it is not spyware/virus related.

(Always create a Folder for HiJackThis anywhere but your Temp/Temporary Internet Folders or Desktop. A good place to make a folder would be in My Documents, as this is where it will save the backup files needed if there's a problem.)

Then doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Do A System Scan And Save Log". Make sure all Windows and Browsers are closed.
When the scan is finished, best to save your text file in the same folder as where you put HiJackthis.

Create a New Topic and include a fresh HJT log in HiJackThisLog Help Forum and Copy/Paste the info from your saved Hijackthis log file into your new topic.

A Moderator/ Security Team Analyst will give you instructions.

***DO NOT TRY TO FIX ANYTHING, MAJOR DAMAGE CAN BE DONE TO YOUR SYSTEM IF THIS TOOL IS USED INCORRECTLY, PLEASE WAIT FOR AN ANALYST/MODERATOR TO GIVE YOU INSTRUCTIONS***

Always describe your problem and any programs you have used to try to resolve your issue. Your description can go a long way to solving/repairing your particular issue.

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i have looked over the forums
and followed every direction to a tee....
but for some reason the themes i download and stuff don't work.
my windows look either goes to classic or the text is a different color..
you probably get this alot and what not from noobs
but a nice direction towards some related fixes or some would be great
Vaughn

A:Doesn't Seem to work

Quote: Originally Posted by Vaughn Whynot

i have looked over the forums
and followed every direction to a tee....
but for some reason the themes i download and stuff don't work.
my windows look either goes to classic or the text is a different color..
you probably get this alot and what not from noobs
but a nice direction towards some related fixes or some would be great
Vaughn

Hi Vaughn
Did you do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes?

Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7

Or

Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

I am going offline for the next 11 or 12 hours will check in the AM if you do not get it someone will help
Jerry

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I keep receiving an error messare when I try to run the Windows Experience Index utility, saying there was an error reported in either the O.S or some other item. Every thing else runs just fine. Anyone else having seeing this.

A:WME doesn't seem to want to work

Snip the error and post it, please.

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Mattmegg has a serious problem. One day the computer was turned on and the CD-rom wouldn't work. Every time I try and open the D: drive I get the message that "D:\ is not accessible. The device is not ready." When I go to the properties of D: is tells me that the used space, free space, and capacity are all 0 bytes. The label is a blinking cursur, which I can't write on. The device manager says the cd-rom is called CD-ROM XM-6102B. The device type is CDROM, the manufacturer is TOSHIBA, and the status says it is working properly. Under settings the target ID is 1, firmware revision is 1112, logical unit # is 0, the options selected are auto insert notification and DMA. I hope that's enough information for someone to help with this. Any ideas on how to get the cd-rom working again are greatly appreciated.

A:Cd-rom doesn't work

First thing to check would be is it being recongnized by the bios properly on boot up. If so I think I would delete from device manager and reinstall on the reboot.

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IE will not open even through Firefox works and I'm connected to the internet. When I run windows network diagnostics, it tells me, "Windows confirmed that "Web Proxy" is currently online, but is not responding to connection attempts at this time. This usually means that a firewall is running somewhere between the two computers and is blocking "8100". Windows has confirmed that Windows Firewall on this computer is correctly configured to allow this connection. However, a remote firewall might be blocking your connection. If you have access to this firewall then configure the firewall to allow connections through TCP port 8100. If you don't have access, contact your network administrator or ISP."
My ISP basically didn't have a clue what I was talking about when I called them and are unaware of any firewall that would be blocking IP. I don't believe that my firewall is blocking IE. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

A:IE doesn't work

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The title says it all, I'm not too sure what happened. I know now that it's definitely a software issue.
I had bought a new USB hub thinking my old USB hub has finally given up on me but I was wrong.
I'm not too sure how to fix this, I'm at a loss. I don't suppose anybody from this fine community could help me out here? I'd really appreciate it, thanks in advance.

A:PnP USB 3.0 Hub Doesn't Work!

In my opinion when one uses a hub its the luck of the draw whether it works or not.
What are you plugging into the hub?
Why would you need a hub? Your motherboard has many usb 2.0 ports and no usb 3.0 ports.

https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P6...pecifications/

Quote:
USB
14 USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 8 ports at back panel)

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This pops up every time I start or restart my laptop:
"We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.
If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly, or was automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that worked.
If a previous startup attempt was interrupted due to a power of failure or because the Power or Reset button was pressed, or if you aren?t sure what caused the problem, choose Start Windows Normally.

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Start Windows Normally "
I've tried all of the options listed above, but each one will bring me back to the same screen with the above text. I've also tried to reboot and press F8 to go to safe mode. No luck. I want to do a factory restore on my Vaio laptop, but f10 doesn't work either.

A:F10 doesn't work

You have to hit F10 at the Sony Logo screen if you wait too long it will start to boot from the HDD.
If this still fails, Boot off of the XP CD and get to the Recovery Console. Here type chkdsk /R and press enter. The Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors.

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Hi,

first, sorry if my english is bad, i'm french.

I have installed Win 7 since a few time and .. it doesn't work at all.
First, I haven't got transparency, "aero" seems not to be launched. Moreover, Windows Update doesn't work, I've an error message (not the MSI problem, an error which links you to support and which doesn't help you ^^), my devices like my mouse doesn't work.
I saw, moreover, that my 8400M GS is saw like a 16MB card...

When I want to update a device driver, it blocks, like windows update, whereas i'm connected at a wifi point,... Everything is bad

Re-edit: I've got a laptop, a Vostro 1510, with a T9300, a 8400MGS, 3G RAM,.. Tell me if you need informations Thanks!!

So, as you can see, everything is going bad, i don't know why, nothing is working fine... Do you know what is the problem??

Thanks a lot!

And sorry again for my english x)

A:Win 7 doesn't... work??

Salut, xMhO...

It seems you don't have the appropriate drivers for your devices...or you are experiencing a very messed up installation issue.

Do you have network drivers at least? can you connect to the internet?

If not, I suggest you find network drivers (the Vista driver version of your network card) and install it. Then once you get on the internet with your Windows 7, start Windows Update and let it install any updates found. This should fix most of your problems.

If you need more help on the matter, please post here you computer's brand/model.

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Hi,

Everytime I have to log in with a user name and password in any website, I get a blank page. All this started a few days ago.
I noticed that when, in the connection option, I apply the use of a proxy server, then I succeed to log in.
How can I solve this problem?

just in case, this is my HijackThis log file:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 11.32.32, on 12/08/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Programmi\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
C:\Programmi\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\Programmi\File comuni\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Programmi\File comuni\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTSvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exe
C:\Programmi\File comuni\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Programmi\File comuni\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Programmi\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Programmi\AVPersonal\AVGNT.EXE
C:\Programmi\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Programmi\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE

I would strongly suspect it's a setting in your Norton firewall

probably something to do with ad blocking that is causing the problem

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Suddenly my computer doesn't boot.I unplug all the devices and run only motherboard it displays bios setup finely.when I plug hard disk it sometimes display xp loading bar and power go.sometimes monitor doesn't displays nothing but hdd light keep lighting and cpu fan working also it can't shutdown from the power button.can you help me please?

A:Xp doesn't work

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I was trying to reset my laptop apps and configuration . I used offical recovery thing. After all setup progress I saw this message: Windows couldn't install. Try again the insall progress. Now I cant reach recovery screen and Windows doesnt start. When I press the f11 I cant see anything.I look some topics here but every solution is in Windows so what can I do now?

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Hey guys.. I have a problem with my pen in the Windows Vista.

When I insert my pen PNY 1GB on my computer it askes me if I want to format the pen and I said "ok"

Then this square appear..

I click on the botton Start!

and when the format ends it appear this..

It means that the "Windows could not realise the format".

Could someone help me please I really need this pen working :S

PS: The pen doesn't open it only asks me for the format and then it doesn't open..

A:Pen PNY 1GB doesn't work..

so.. can someone help me =X

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Hey all,

Not sure where to post this so thought I would try here.

Ever since I've put together my new PC I have had an issue with my wireless card. Sometimes when I start up my PC the driver doesn't load for it, I can see it in the device manager list but the driver hasn't loaded and when I try to fix it it doesn't work. Restarting my PC fixes this issue. so it hasn't really worried me that much.

But last week I upgraded my GPU and I think the same thing is happening to it, my PC will boot up, I see the BIOS screen, then the loading Windows screen then sometimes my screen will go into standby mode as if there is nothing plugged into it. Restarting the PC will fix this.

I'm running Windows 8, I have tried re installing the OS, getting Windows 7 and Windows 8 drivers for all my components and the problem remains.

My motherboard is a Gigabit Z77 D3H and the graphics card is a Gigabit 260 GTX.

I also thought it might be an issue with heat so I have installed 3 new fans but this hasn't helped.

Anyone had any issues like this or heard of anything like this happening? Any help appreciated.

Cheers,
Sam

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I'm assumign this is the correct section for this, if it isn't, I'm sorry.

Recently I bought a Logitech USB Headset, and it's been working fine until I tried using my mic. It just plain doesn't work. In skype, ventrilo, sound recorders, everything. I don't think my computers even reading the mic portion of it. My friend just got the exact same mic, and his works with no configuration... I'd appreciate any help, thank you.

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ok im getting straight to the point
i tried to open my AVG to do a scan but it says that the configuration for this application is wrong and that reinstalling it might fix it
so i go to repair it using the setup option but it says i need some Files package file (file.dat)
but i have no idea what that is
and it looked for it and its not in the AVG folder and i don't have any idea where else it should be

so can someone help me

A:My avg doesn't work...

Hi and welcome.

And then Reinstall.
Let us know the result.

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WINDOWS XP -HOME EDITION - SP2. 80GIGS free - Pent. III - 550mhz - 640Megs RAM - IE 6.0. - DSL.

Recently when I click on a link it either takes for an eternity to get there OR it doesn't move at all towards the target. I also have AOL 9.0 Security Edition and from there the link movement works fine. I looked at my HJT log but don't see anything but then I'm not an expert or close. I'm putting it here and maybe some one can give this old guy a hint about the possible problem. Oh ... I ran AD-AWARE, checked for updates, etc. and nothing popped up there. SPYBOT the same. Norton's found nothing.

In advance I thank you for the time you take and the great suggestions you will make.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 7:15:37 PM, on 12/7/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe

A:IE Doesn't want to work right

LimeWire.exe P2P is prolly a source of your problems, do you want to drop P2P

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Sometimes I get a program that stops responding (not always the same program) and the End Task feature in the Windows Task Manager doesn't shut the program down. I can repeat this several times, but still can't close the program.
Is there anything I can do short of hitting the power button on the PC tower (which is what I end up doing).
Thanks.

A:When Ctr+Alt+Del doesn't work?

you must upgrade your pc. put some more 256 memory and 40gb hard disk. and try to clean your OS and delete or uninstall some other program not in use.

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