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10 second delay untill command window appears

Q: 10 second delay untill command window appears

After i run command prompt it takes about 10 seconds to respond, sometimes the window dosent even open untill after 10 seconds and then it is responsive, but usually the window opens immediately and it dosent respond untill after ca 10 seconds.
Please help me, this is really annoying because i use cmd very much.

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A: 10 second delay untill command window appears

Does it happen if you boot to safe mode and try it from there?
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A:My Dell Demension e510's (Window's XP) keyboard and mouse don't work

First I would try to find a different working keyboard because you should at less be able to boot into safe mode because the drivers don't even load until windows start loading.
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Let me know if you guys have any solutions.


A:Sound Control Opening With Heavy Delay

Hmm, could be a bug with the new drivers.

Try un-installing all audio devices and then re-install.
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That is a good cooler, but I personally like at your budget range the Thermaltake CLP0575 Frio

But either will do you fine for 4.0ghz on a 3570k

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If you have a valid windows key and disk I would recommend putting a fresh install of windows on it. Should clear everything up. Sounds like something is using a lot of your memory ie. spyware.
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I'm hitting the same wall I hit with Netsh commands. I can only be a passive observer of the machine's state except that I can launch some .exe files, like Notepad. All the while it says I am logged in as Administrator.

A:Net start (from the command prompt) not working

Try running "sfc /scannow" without quotes at command prompt (as admin), then "net start browser". I suggest you check for viruses or repair/reinstall vista.
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A:The volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable problems Windows XP

If it is within your budget, buy an external hard drive enclosure which operates with a USB or Firewire cable (depending on what you can use). They are available at many online stores such as Directron, NewEgg, Frys, and on eBay...
Do NOTHING more with your computer. Remove the hard drive now. When you get the external enclosure, insert your failing hard drive, then plug the "enclosed" hard drive into your new or restored computer, where you often locate the needed files and folders and drag them across,. This does not work everytime, but most of the time, the hard drive will not boot because of damage to the outer edge of the disks, but you can still see the data on the drive when it is on a USB connection.
Once you find you can access the old hard drive via a USB connection, do NOT turn it off or disconnect until you have rescued and verified all the data and images.
You may find that it works slowly and takes a lot of time, but it is surprising how often this will work to rescue stuff that is important to you.
If an external enlosure is not available to you, you may be able to insert the drive into another coputer as a slave, with changes to the jumper, and find them that way.
This works because the old drive no longer has to boot. It is not fool proof, but the only other method is to have a rescue company recover the data... it usually costs a lot of money... starting at $55 to test, and as much as $500 to retrieve the files.
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A:Background shadows from previous open window

its either the graphics card or monitor that is slowly dieing, but from the windows staying open issue i would put my money on the GPU being the issue, do you have onboard graphics on your motherboard? if so take out the graphics card and plug the monitor into the motherboard one
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A:External HDD that's now internal only appears in BIOS?

anyone got any ideas even if its long shots im willing to try just about anything

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A:Mouse delay on 55" LCD

If everything else appears to be OK with the graphics on the monitor then this is most probably an issue with your mouse. I would suggest trying another known working mouse and see if the problem persists.

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Thanks in advance

A:"No Devices" message appears before BIOS loads

Did you install the chipset drivers?

Are there any devices in Device Manager with a yellow ? or triangle next to it.

What version of windows are you running.
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A:Sound works with one window at a time

Which version of Windows are you running? and what Service Pack level? Are you current with all Windows Updates?
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Have you gone to Creative's support website and downloaded and installed the latest drivers for the card and your version of Windows?
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I am surprised that they don't have the safely eject USB drives. Do they even work? They might be blocked by policy.
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If it's physically broken, there's no way other than a very expensive method used by data recovery companies. Does it power on and spin up? Is it recognized when you plug it in? can you remove the drive from the enclosure?
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A:Annoying keyboard problem, when I press L, J appears

Replace the keyboard under warranty... or first place the computer upside down and blow out the lint, fiber, and dust out with a canned air such as Dust Off or other that is designed to clean computers... as a first step.
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Tracing route to []
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1 <1 ms 4294967277 ms 4294967277 ms RV082.SME []
2 4294967284 ms 4294967284 ms 4294967284 ms []
3 4294967286 ms 4294967284 ms 4294967286 ms []
4 1 ms 2 ms 2 ms
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7 81 ms 79 ms 79 ms []
8 80 ms 79 ms 82 ms []
9 80 ms 102 ms 82 ms []
10 80 ms 79 ms 79 ms []
11 80 ms 79 ms 79 ms
12 72 ms 72 ms 72 ms
13 81 ms 79 ms 79 ms
14 80 ms 79 ms 82 ms
15 97 ms 87 ms 82 ms
16 93 ms 84 ms 87 ms
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A:Odd ping times (4294967277) using tracert command

Those large and strange looking numbers are an anomaly of sort. What's happening:
> Windows is calculating a negative number for the ping time!
> Those large numbers are actually the machine's representation of a negative number being printed as a ping time (which is unsigned integer)! So the number results to being displayed as a very large unsigned integer

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Google (including the double quotes) "negative ping time"
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wostone said:

I installed a hard drive into my pc to access stored movies. The drive appears in explorer but when trying to open drive I get the message please insert disk media into storage device. Any tricks on how to get to the files.
ThanksClick to expand...

You might have auto-run worm on the system. Does it appear on C also? When last you scan your system for malware/spyware/adware/worms/viruses/trojans?
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1) Does this enclosure come with its own AC adapter? Make sure its connected powered on

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A:External drive delay write fail

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A:Delay in Counter Strike with ATI Radeon 9550

Try deleting your cstrike folder (it should regenerate when you run CS/CS:S) and everything CS should be fresh. You'll lose your maps and sounds and what not but it might fix the lag.
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i'd have to go dig up the details again but could you indicate:

- What operating system/service packs are installed on the machines
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BCP2: 0063006F
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I have a case with a window it really only looks good if it is filled with LEDs and UV lights etc. I think now I would differently go with the p180, it looks to be the most neatest cases and is one of the best cases on the market

My case is linked in my Profile.
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First off, go to Belkin's (not your router) website and download the latest firmware update and install it.

And then, check hardware:
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