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Chrome prob?

Q: Chrome prob?

Hi all

Not sure where to post this but... I use Chrome V13 as default browser (I also have IE9 installed). I am running Win 7 Pro 64 bit. AV is G Data and I use Comodo Firewall / HIPS.

When I try logging in to my online banking account under Chrome, I invariably get an error returned the first time saying that I keyed in the wrong password / credentials. Try again immediately & it works perfectly every time.

I suspect that some SW (something in Chrome??) is interfering with the entry of the password ??? I don't get the problem with IE9 at all.

My wife uses Firefox 6 on her PC. She doesn't see this problem at all.

Any thoughts? Thanks!

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A: Chrome prob?

cookie settings?

Any additional security extensions that you are using?

Since installing ghostery I get "hiccups"

I'm not a major Chrome user - but I have SR IRon installed because I like checking out different browsers.

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A:Screen Blank - Mobo / VGA Prob?

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A:PC Prob..

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A:Prob with Kingston Data Traveler

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A:Game freezes after starting, video prob?

Hi QueenB,

I've seen the nv4_disp.dll problem before, I think the display driver gets stuck in an infinite loop.

Try using the Omega nVidia drivers (the latest 'real' nVidia drivers are unlikely to support your 'old' graphics card). http://www.omegadrivers.net/nvidia.php

I'd run the dxdiags tests after installation, too - sometimes games don't work until its' been run <puzzles me>



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A:Router prob

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A:Hey Guys. Have a prob with my pc. PSU ??

Of course it's all a guessing game at this point, but I think you are on the right track with the PSU as well.

250w powerering an X800, two hard drives, and likely your liquid cooling system probably stressed it out and it had a nervous breakdown
 

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A:IPOD prob

Are all 4 files properly tagged ?
 

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A:prob intalling xp on HD

if u have another pc u can try the HD in that other pc to c if the HD loads xp. also did u load the mobo drivers N update the bios for ur mobo.
 

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Do you have any software firewalls active on the computers? Disable these, including the WIndows Firewall.
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thought it may be a heat issue as it happens as soon as card put under strain.
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Download Speed fan an see if it picks up your graphics card temp up.
 

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A:a weird noise..and a modem prob..

so wait...the computer is in a off state, and pushing the button only results in this hum? then, pushing the button a second time finally does the trick? from what you said, it is hard for me to understand exactly what is happening. if this happens, you have yourself a power supply problem, or a bad fan somewhere. try isolating the sound to a particular area or component.



but im getting busy signals and error messages...and getting disconnected it seems for no reason....Click to expand...

AOL does this all the time to its customers (usually on purpose), and that's just the tip of the iceberg. i reccomend you get a real ISP, such as earthlink or consider broadband or even DSL.

if you do decide to cancel your account, remembe that AOL employees are instructed to not comply with the customer's request until they have said 'cancel the account' for the third time. the employees are rewarded on a per-customer basis for 'persuading' you to keep your account. although i have never given my real first name to an AOL employee, on many occasions customers have paid me to get thier account cancelled after thier unsuccessful attempts to do so. and dealing with AOL reps is a terrible, terrible thing to go through.
 

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A:Weird PC and DirectX Prob.

Hi Nanahara,
I'd first say grab/burn something a bit simpler in the Direct3D department to make diagnostics and tests a bit easier. Something like 3dmark03 or similar will do as this will be smaller/easier to mess with and might even yield better errors messages than most games with how/where Direct3d initialization is failing.

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If you have a current version of the Catalyst drivers installed (say 6.1 or higher) with the CCC, please visit the SmartGART tab and have a look what it's reporting. The ATI drivers will install all fine and dandy... and appear to be correct, but be all hosed. Only the SMARTGART section of the CCC will alert what problems may actually be afoot.

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What type of HDD is it? SATA or IDE? Have you set jumpers correctly when you put it in? does the HDD spin up or show in my computer? try right clicking my computer>manage>disk management and see if its there, and then try assigning a letter to it.. Also try rebooting with the HDD>USB attached..

Welcome to Techspot :wave:
 

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Try the external drive on another computer if it runs fine then you know your system is the problem. Also check the voltages on the rails on our PSU. erratic or out of spec voltages can casue the problems you are describing.
 

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A:Time laptop power prob

laptop dc power connector protector

A tip for laptop owners. After trashing two Toshiba laptops due to continual problems with the DC power plug connection, I discovered a quick, cheap ($6) fix that is being offered on ebay. It won't repair existing problems but it will prevent future problems by simply removing the stress put on the DC cord that eventually cracks the solder on the mother board or prevents good contact within the connector itself. Suggest that laptop owners consider this to prevent an expensive repair later. It is adaptable to any laptop/notebook and can be viewed at ebay by querying "DC power jack protector".
 

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A:prob with nvidia 6600gt graphics card..need help!!!!!

Hello there, and welcome to techspot.

The good news is, your problem is likely easily fixed, with a new power supply. 200W just isn't enough power for your new graphics card. You should be up in the 300-350W range.

The other good news is, this kind of power supply is cheap, and easy to install.

Here is a very good quality 350W psu for $30.00. It has over 30amps on the 12v rails which will keep you system very happy.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817103515

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Can you help us to understand a little better? I don't understand what you mean by "Tiuuuu" noise. Is it it a "beep" noise coming from your system's speaker? Is it just one long beep? Or a short beep?

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yeah man it is a common issue on the d600 series i work for dell as a gold tech rep so i know.. when that light on the ac adapter goes out when you plug it into the system board she is bad.. if you have a good service warranty like Gold they should have no problem replacing it. just tell them that the light on the power supply goes out when you plug it in and they won't even ask you any more questions than that..i would get another mobo
 

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A:New AMD system stability prob

All I can say, is you get what you pay for. Buying a quality motherboard is essential - perhaps even more important than the CPU. When I bullt my last computer I had nothing but trouble with the ASUS motherboard I purchased. I switched to MSI with no problems. It's the second MSI based computer I have had and it runs fine.
 

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A:Msi Rx9550 256mb Prob.

try this

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A:Computer Reboots During Call of Duty 2. Hardware Prob. Possible. Plz Help!

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1. That temp is pretty high. That's the first thing you should worry about, before you fry anything. I am assuming this is your CPU temp?

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A:Asus A7N8X-E DL cold start prob

Seems very simular to the problems I have been having. PC runs fine once started, but is a pig to post and boot i=f the power is switched off at the socket. Have found that leaving power connected to PSU when PC is shut down seems to work. Now asuming that this relatively new 400W dual fan PSU of mine is not providing the start power when cold and needs a little warming to get it going??
 

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A:Mic and sound card prob :(

You do not need any software apart from the sound card drivers to use a microphone..
 

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Hook us up with all of your system specs to make it easier for an answer. :slurp:
 

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OS: Windows XP Home Edtion, version 2002, service pack 2
Manufacture: eMachine, W3400
Processor: AMD athlon(tm) 64processor, 3000+, 1.99GHz
RAM: 384MB (512MB instaled thou)
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if theres anyother info needed just ask, i was not sure what all to put, hope someone has an idea about what to do to fix this, thanks agian all
jason-
 

A:ram prob

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

The reason you ram is showing up as 382mb and not 512mb is because of your 128mb shared graphics.

The only way to get the full 512mb, is to get a separate graphics card.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:Radeon X 800XL prob

Was the card sold to you at a surprisingly low price?

Many, actually most makers will sell the cards at full spec for the regular prices, then make bastardized versions with lower specs and sell them at lower prices. If the price is too good to be true..... it usually is.

What make is it, and what is it's model number?
 

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A:DVD Play Prob (varies depending on player!)

No Response - surprised!

Hi I'm back again checking on my posting on12th Aug. It was viewed 33 times but ...... alas no suggestions!! This is one heck of a good forum with solutions and advice on almost anything so I'm quite surprised really. I know others have encountered this or a similar problem e.g post by Foycur in May ... but not my situation I think? If no suggestions then no harm done but I thought I'd try once more.

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A:Sound Prob

please explain slowly, are you meaning very low volume??? and is this a prebuilt box with onboard sound?

has your sound ever worked?

sounds to me like your front sound jack is powered where your back jack is non powered hence why it would have very low sound.
 

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run cpu-z to verify your cpu's actual clock speeds. btw, what motherboard?
 

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A:USB flash drive prob

Welcome to TS Morpher...

Have you tried the SEARCH feature here yet? There have been numerous threads started about this same issue lately that may be of help to you.
 

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Any help would be great

Thanks
 

A:Strange PSU prob

Check the small wires from the frontpanel of the case to the motherboard. They are probably not connected properly. Did you connect the square P4-powercable from the PSU to the mobo?
 

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A:Weird USB Prob

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A:L7VMM3 Mobo cable/connect prob, plz help

Download the Manual here:
http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWeb/Produc...nuID=0&LanID=0&DetailID=418&DetailName=Manual
 

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A:FPS FX 5500 Prob

the fps of the menu screen,etc, dont matter at all, because thats not the game. Thats the menu screen!

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A:Prob with gx5600

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Athlon xp 3200
512mb RAM
nForce2 MB
Radeon 9800 pro 128mb
Windows XP


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Endo 67.18.74.218:27021 |FYSU| CS 1.5 Public USA
208.48.231.14:27016 |FYSU| CS 1.5 Public - NY, NY
 

A:Counterstrike OpenGL and radeon 9800 pro prob

Did you install your motherboard drivers?

Some people have bad fps because they did not install their motherboard drivers (properly).

Did you have an older video card installed before the 9800 Pro?

Make sure you uninstalled the older video card drivers first before installing the new card. You can optionally use a program like Driver Cleaner to get rid of older ATi or Nvidia drivers still left after driver uninstallation.

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i got 300 mb of ram


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A:Graphics card prob

Need alittle more info dude......... What games, you shouldn't have any problem for older games like quake, but your system sounds alittle weak for any of the newer type of games that require direct x9. Is that a 440 mx card? What version of window are you using? Xp, 98, Me? The people here like stormbinger, diduo, julio, rick, young&wild, phantasm66, to many to list all, know thier stuff and can help ya, but will need more specific information on your system.
 

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I don't think i have the old card no more, the Nvidia one is the one i got in my machine.
 

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A:Battlefield Vietnam Prob

it may help if you download following

Newest driver from ATI.com

download latest Catalyst Driver, should at v4.1

Download Directx 9.0B SDK or REDIST

Uninstall game and install again


Dont blame me if these dont work, i am rookie here for while

Lucan
 

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A:xp2500 prob

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The only thing i can guess is that its cus i have a HP Pavilion pice of yiker that sucks.

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Cel 733 (overclocked to 906)
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i810e monther
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A:Prob Installing Digifire 7.1

seems like the powersupply to me.on hercules site it says it needs a pci 2.1 slot. i dont know if your motherboard has that. but all the rest of the specs check out. not to flame or anything but the digifire is a better card than a sblive.
 

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unfortunately, i did not enable 3com b4 installing xpp...
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A:A7n8x network prob...

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A:nother A7N8X Deluxe Prob =*(

Make sure all the power connectors are connected properly.

What about your CPU? How's the fan? Is it operating? Is it fast enough? Did you use a Thermal Compound?

After doing so, and still no luck, I would try taking out a stick of RAM and try booting a few times. Then try it with the other stick. Still no luck... put em both back in.

Refer to the motherboard manual and reset the CMOS. It's basically a little jumper pin that you move (when the computer is off) a pin over for 10 seconds and return it to the original position and then wallah, your BIOS is reset and you should be able to boot, from there on, configure your BIOS for your needs.

We also have a new thread especially for the A7N8X [Deluxe], here.

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A:prob with 5.1 speakers, pls help

Try checking that 5.1 surround sound is selected in the Windows control panel, under Sounds and Multimedia (Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Sound and Multimedia). Choose the Audio tab, press the Advanced button under Sound Playback, and choose 5.1 surround sound from the pulldown box. Restart and see if that works.

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A:sound card prob and recommendation..

Hercules Fortissimo III
 

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Compaq (yes, part of the problem) has said this is because there is only one Graphcs processor. ? Seems like BS to me, though I know squat about video cards. Is something dedicated solely to codec decoding?

Since the solution (switching Primary/Secondary display) is a software one, their answer seems wrong to me.


Any suggestions, articles to read, etc. would be appreciated.


danka
dpn
 

A:Radeon Mobility 9200 Dual Display Prob

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system:

amd k6-2 500mhz
256mb
3gig HD
pc chips m577 mobo
win98

anyone got any clues?

thx

Raz

(the pc works fine with a old cd-rom (4x))
 

A:cd-rw prob.......

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took of DMA in properties and everything works fine.

fair enough
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cd-rw-prob.8522/
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