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Sharing with computer turned off/low power?

Q: Sharing with computer turned off/low power?

Hi,

Just wondering, is there a way so that if for example, I have a video folder that is being shared on the network, to continue being shared, even if the computer is turned off? I want to be able to share my files 24/7 but I dont want to keep the computer running all the time. Is there a way to share while in a very low power state?

Thanks
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A: Sharing with computer turned off/low power?

No, you'd have to wake the computer on a LAN event to bring it out of the low power state. Or you could purchase a Network Attached Storage appliance on your network.

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~Thanks!~

A:My computer turned off when power flash...

Originally Posted by adeang


Okay so last night my power went out for like half a second, and I was on my computer and it turned off also.

So how do I check if everything is okay?

~Thanks!~



turn it on? I can't see how else you'd check

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A:Computer turned off in the middle of SimCity. Bad power supply?

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Hello Aaon, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might see if running a Startup Repair on the drive Vista is on to see if it can repair the boot MBR file for it.

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A:Help.. My computer cannot be turned on!

if your cpu isn't start then nothing will start
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bob_greenock said:

alright guys , my comp hangs at the 1st screen that comes up, the screen which tells you which bios your using etc, ive not added any new hardware, the system was working fine earlier on this evening and it was shut down properly!!!

cant access bios, only thing i can do is switch the comp off with the power button, ctl-alt-del doesnt even work
any ideas ?????Click to expand...

Try to reset the bios with jumpers or popping the battery for a minute, first to make sure it is not a BIOS glitch.
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A:My computer won't stay turned on

Did you clear the CMOS on the new MOBO (motherboard)?

Test the CPU under stress
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Test the Video under stress
Test the HDD under stress
Test the MOBO under stress

There is free software that you can run in the pre-windows before Windows load. MemTest was one you can test the Memory. Sounds like one of your components is not functioning. If the PSU is new right. If everything checks out you should blow out the OS wipe the HDD then install a fresh copy as sometimes what had worked prior might not work with the new hardware. It should work. I had a system where it run 24/7 installed a new PSU. I would come back after 12 hours and the all system would be shutdown. The issue was the new 550watt Green PSU. Gone faulty!
 

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A:My computer won't stay turned off!!!

lol it sounds like u have ghosts, but it could be your power supply

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A:Computer turned off then back on again

Sorry, but I would have to think that you certainly do have a bad PSU, and I wouldn't run the machine. You need to examine the wall socket where the computer is connected and look for burns or scorch marks, and you also should check your surge suppressor or UPS for visible damage. Open the case and give the insides an inspection as well. If everything else appears OK, it's a power supply.
 

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My computer freezes when I have had it shut down.
I can put the computer to sleep and it will work just fine.
I have tried to reinstall windows several times.
It only happens when it has shut down, so I have no idea what it can be.

My computer is an "Acer Aspire M5300"
More information on the picture
 

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A:help needed - my computer has been turned into a bot

DDS log:
 
 
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17496
Run by Ross Starkey at 19:46:38 on 2014-12-20
#Option Extended Search is enabled.
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.4094.2969 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2015 *Enabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2015 *Enabled/Updated* {B5F5C120-2089-702E-0001-553BB0D5A664}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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c:\PROGRA~2\AVG\AVG2015\avgrsa.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgcsrva.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Shared Files\CTAudSvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCORE64.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgidsagent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Renesas Electronics\USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver\Application\nusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\1.3.25.11\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Ctxfihlp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\1.3.25.11\GoogleCrashHandler64.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Lycosa\razerhid.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\CTXFISPI.EXE
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Lycosa\razertra.exe
C:\Windows\syswow64\dllhost.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgnsa.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgemca.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
C:\Windows\System32\cscript.exe
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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
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uStart Page = hxxp://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
mWinlogon: Userinit = userinit.exe
BHO: Office Document Cache Handler: {B4F3A835-0E21-4959-BA22-42B3008E02FF} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\URLREDIR.DLL
uRun: [SUPERAntiSpyware] C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
uRun: [CCleaner Monitoring] "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner64.exe" /MONITOR
uRunOnce: [Adobe Speed Launcher] 1419121879
mRun: [AVG_UI] "C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgui.exe" /TRAYONLY
mRun: [NUSB3MON] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Renesas Electronics\USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver\Application\nusb3mon.exe"
mRun: [VolPanel] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe" /r
mRun: [UpdReg] C:\Windows\UpdReg.EXE
mRun: [CTxfiHlp] CTXFIHLP.EXE
mRun: [Lycosa] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Lycosa\razerhid.exe"
mRun: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
dRun: [CtxfiReg] CTXFIREG.exe /FAIL1
uPolicies-Explorer: NoDriveTypeAutoRun = dword:145
mPolicies-Explorer: NoActiveDesktop = dword:1
mPolicies-Explorer: NoActiveDesktopChanges = dword:1
mPolicies-System: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = dword:0
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A:My computer won't stay turned off.

Can you be more specific? Are you saying that it turns itself on during the middle of the night or something?

Go into BIOS, you can enable or disable a time to turn your computer on or off automatically.

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A:Computer beeps when turned on, does nothing else

try to reseat all the cables, memory sticks and video card etc.
 

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Hi, I recently built a new computer. It was working just fine for a week. Since yesterday, however, it freezes right after it's turned on. There is no error messages, no weird noises. All fans are spinning. I reset the CMOS. No changes.

The last thing that appears on the screen before it froze is processor make, speed and then DDR2 RAM 512.

Any kind of help will be deeply appreciated!

SPECS:

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A:Computer freezes right after it's turned on

Do you have the speaker installed properly?
No beeps?
Is the Heatsink and fan installed properly?
Are there any jumper switches on the board?
 

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A:Help! My computer has turned into a commercial.

Hello! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. In order to see what's going on with your computer I will ask for you to post various logs from the tools that we will use to resolve your issue. Please also share with me any information about how your computer is reacting and behaving each step of the way as we work through this process.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to restart your computer. (see Note below)The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts. Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.We need to create an OTL ReportPlease download OTL from hereSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Under the Custom Scan box paste this in

netsvcs
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%systemroot%\system32\drivers\*.sys


Click the "Quick Scan" button.The scan should take just a few minutes.Please copy and paste both logs back here in your next reply.

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A:Computer shuts down after turned on

You might try a PSU tester (http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=77003)

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Please don't post duplicates for the same problem. Closing thread.

Please continue this here:

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A:Computer Shuts down when turned on

Go into Bios and look into your voltage readings mainly the 12+ readings post here. I suspect an under powered psu with your quad core cpu and graphics card they might be taxing the psu, including any other devices you may have installed.

Also clean all fans, and heatsync with a can of compressed air, and check temp readings in bios?
Is your cpu overclocked?

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You should post your problem here Malware Removal Assistance
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Hello BonnieQ7, Welcome to TSF.

Symptoms like this are usually attributed to malware/spyware infections; so, my suggestion is...go here...

http://www.techsupportforum.com/showthread.php?t=15968

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i don't know anything about raid so limited to basics

what are you running
video card
cpu
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What make / model of PC is it? HP, Dell etc.

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

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You are getting a message that the monitor is going to sleep.

 

Here is a link to a document that will walk you through some trouble shooting steps for the error.

 

Let me know how everything goes.

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A:Computer cuts off every time it's turned on

Hello and Welcome to TSF

You can try a repair install. It may solve your problems if the hard drive is not on its way out.
You may want to check the integrity of the drive before proceeding. Run the hard drives manufactures Diagnostic Utility.
http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

If the drive comes back with now errors proceed with the Repair
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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...ps/doug92.mspx

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