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Q: active stylus with spectre x360

I received my nbsp HP Spectre nbsp x - t- CTO one week ago as well as a new HP Active Stylus nbsp I purchased both directly from HP nbsp I have tried four times with tech support with stylus x360 active spectre to help me get the stylus to work nbsp Despite being assured that the stylus active stylus with spectre x360 in indeed compatible with this laptop active stylus with spectre x360 they have not gotten it to work nbsp The only solution they have come up with is to reset the computer to factory settings wiping out everything I have spent active stylus with spectre x360 hours doing to migrate to this new laptop nbsp In asking them what doing the reset will resolve they do not know but that is the fallback answer nbsp I have received so much conflicting and silly information from tech support staff who actually are not famililar at all with the problem nbsp They have updated the Intel video drivers and attempted to install firmware for the Spectre but still no success nbsp Does anybody know the steps to getting the stylus setup nbsp Thanks very much

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A:CPU shooting to 40-50% without any active processes

try to disable trend micro , if this doesn't help , go to task manager\processes , and see the process that takes a lot of cpu usage and end it.
 

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A:Welcome screen not active

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A:No active mixer devices available

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A:Can I tell what's running when my HDD is active?

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A:Active Internet connection during sleep mode?

No. If the computer is sleeping the internet connection can't be active (i.e. which would mean you also have a program running handling the connection, transfering data plus then you have memory in use and disk etc. so how much of your computer could really be asleep anyway

/* edit */
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but I can't print even I have black ink,
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Printer: Epson Stylus CX4300

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A:No active mixer devices available

I would try the 945G IntelŪ Chipset Software
Installation Utility on this page: http://support.intel.com/support/chipsets/sb/CS-020683.htm

If that doesn't work, read the link towards the bottom of the page on Audio Driver.
 

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A:No active mixer devices available - been seaching but can't find answer

if you're using the on-board sound,re-install the sound driver (CD)
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if you're using a PCI sound card,re-install the driver (CD) that comes
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Hmm.. So what's with the subject? Can you actually create policies and suchlike?

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A:Epson Stylus Color II blurry printing

Try the print head realignment procedure?
 

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A:Horizontal lines on Epson stylus photo 750

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A:Windows 2003 Active Directory Users/Groups

Yes. If you are administrator, use the administrative manual... it is all a matter of how you set it up.
 

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A:Active Desktops

Do you have multiple user accounts set up on your computer? If so, log in under an administrator account (the main one) and check permissions for the account in question. If your computer is on a domain (eg. in an office) talk to your sysadmin about getting your ADS permissions changed.
 

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A:Wireless Connections drop when Wired computer active

You need to update the firmware of the Linksys wrt54G.

Make sure ALL wireless systems are accessing in the same mode,
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bit torrent access is always a problem -- the router starts to drown in traffic.
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and the router gets a chance to 'come up for air'. When the desktop starts
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glub-glub, you need a lifegurard

There is no cheap means to control which systems get how much of the bandwidth!

One alternative would be to get a wireless adaptor for the desktop and let
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I have an epson stylus 740 set up on my old pc which i just installed windows xo pro onto, the printer prints ok, but not what i want.
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A:Epson stylus printing GIBBERISH !!!

You didn't mention what you did regarding printer drivers. If you haven't already go to the Epson site, download and install the latest driver.
 

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A:"There are no active mixer devices available" and USB doesn't detect ext. hard drive

Sometimes, it takes a reformat and reinstall to get things working. Others here will have solutions that will sometimes work temporarily. But the complete reformat and reinstall is the most reliable, we have found.
Do you use a USB printer - scan - fax - copier? We find that there is some sort of relationship with this problem you describe, and certain Epson, HP, and Lexmark multifunction printers and USB failures. In those cases, a total uninstall and removal from the registry, then reinstall from downloads seems to be a good fix. In others, the multi-function printer never works right again.
 

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A:active mixer devices

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

The first thing you should try is reinstalling your sound drivers.

Go HERE for the drivers.


Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:No Signal Message (Spectre Monitor)

Hello and welcome to Techspot!

We need to back up a bit first. Open up your case and have a look.

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You can go through the ink cartridge replacement thing through epson status monitor and just pop your old ones out and put them back in, that sometimes tricks it into thinking there is still more left in the cartridge. It works most of the time for me, but you do run out for real shortly after.

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.... it has worked on other computers

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A:Epson Stylus Photo 900

Try another USB-port. See if you have both USB 1.1 and USB 2.0.
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A:Hard Drive constantly active

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A:Active X Control

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Try running Spybot Seach & Destroy (FREEWARE). YOu may find something tying up your CPU (trojan).

Also try SSI (System Spyware Interogator).
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later..
 

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a good software for you!

I recommand you a good data recovery software: Data Recovery Wizard .

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A:Repaired XP, now only black screen w/ active cursor

same problem here. any luck?

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A:XP Home - Connect Epson Stylus RX620, get Blue Screen of Death

What happens if you just reboot with the printer plugged in? Just leave it in all the time.

The only reason Epson tells you to do all their crap and then plug in the printer is so that the drivers will already be on your local hard drive so XP shoudl find the drivers when the printer is connected. So since you've already done that step, just restart with the printer already connected and on.
 

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A:An active directory domain controller for the domain could not be contacted

Funny enough, we've found a handful of users on our network today unable to access local resources for the same reason!

Your DNS settings are being hijacked. They should point at your DC, but instead are pointed at a malicious DNS server hosted somewhere in Israel. Give your computer a good bath before letting play with the other children again.

We're currently in the process of mediation around here, too.

Hope that helps!

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A:Solved: Epson stylus c66 printer

Did you remove ALL of the protective coverings of the nibs?
 

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Hi,
>>no printer- active directory domain services is unavailable
Before going further, would you please elaborate under what circumstances this happened? Did the printer previously work properly? At this moment, we can follow the reply provided by Leo Huang to troubleshoot this issue.
Can't print. Error message: Active Directory Domain Service is currently unavailable
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/1344a2ec-5ce1-4f8a-9534-9def4b2fd06a/cant-print-error-message-active-directory-domain-service-is-currently-unavailable?forum=w7itprogeneral
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Hi,
 
You can use the following steps to de-active a active partition:
 
1. Open Command Prompt.
2.  Type: diskpart
3.  At the DISKPART prompt, type:  list disk  (This command will list all the disks that you have)
4.  In the next prompt, type: select disk # ( # means the number of the disk which contain the wrong active partition )
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7.  Inactive the active partition with command: inactive
 
Important Note: We strongly recommend that perform a full backup before this procedure. 
 
By the way, there is a helpful article about disk management, for your reference:
 
Mark a partition as active (32-bit only)http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/65982abe-19cc-446b-8027-a00bed65abd91033.mspx?mfr=true
 
It?s about active a partition. However, the inactive process is almost same.
 
I hope it helps.-----------------------------Sincerely,Guozhen WangMicrosoft Online Community Support

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A:Mouse deselects active window, wont respond until ctrl alt del

If this is the case, I suspect this can be a hardware related issue. We can try a parallel install - install a new system on another partition to check if this is related to hardware.  Sean Zhu - MSFT

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A:Running out of options, Should I run [email protected]?

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What is the Make and Model of this laptop?
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A:Active Window/Program Switches Randomly Without User Prompt (Windows 8.1)

Welcome,
What is your security software? Is it current and have you run any scans?
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A:Disk Active Time vs Disk Transfer Rate problem

I realize that you have posted some of what I'm requesting, but this will put it in a format which will make it quicker for me to find what I'm looking for.
 
Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  When  FileHippo opens, click on Download latest version in the upper right pane.
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
 

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
 
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
 
Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.
 

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Please download MiniToolBox from here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/minitoolbox/ and run it with the following boxes checked:
 
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List Users, Partitions, and Memory size
 
Copy the resulting log and paste into a reply here.

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Earlier today I was sending a message to a friend and suddenly this error popped up "The active directory domain services is currently unavailable", is this normal? Also, what caused it? I think I might have accidentally pressed one of Windows' shortcuts but which one is it?


 

A:"The active directory domain services is currently unavailable" - Error

Welcome,
What is your configuration? Are you on a network or using VPN into a network?
Keep us posted

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In elevated command prompt Windows 8.1:
net user administrator /active:yes
but account doesn't show
 
Hi all,
 
Why does the Administrator account not show up on rebooting the computer and how can I make it appear?
 
thanks
 

A:net user administrator /active:yes but account doesn't show

That should have worked. Did you type CMD in the search box or Command? CMD is for 32bit commands and Command is for 16bit.

Type CMD in the search box Run As Administrator and try the command again. Then Reboot

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A:Touchpad Deselects Active Window

Disable/Disconnect the touchpad and use a mouse instead?

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One or more ActiveX controls could not be displayed because either:__1) Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page, or__2)You have blocked a publisher of one of the controls
 
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A:active x control pop up on pc startup

i have unistalled firefox and google but still there.
 
i disabled ie10 in turning features on or off but still there.
 
i have run spybot and malwarebytes. still there

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Thanks!
 
Steve

A:Activate external LED when mouse is active

I believe most all late model mouses that have the LED built in, but as far as I know they are momentary ang go out soon after being turned on.  I have two wireless and one wired they all act the same.

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Does anyone know how to solve this problem?
 

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A:Active partition not found

Your Partition Structure is kind of strange. The System Reserved partition is usally on the same disk as the Windows C:\ partition and set as Disk 0. The System Reserved Partition doesn't have a drive letter assigned either.
 
My guess is you have two BCD's. One in the System Restore Partition and One on another partition. You can use a Windows 7 System Restore Disk and Select Startup Repair.

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File and Printer Sharing in Windows Vista

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A:Data Dynamica Active bar

http://www.datadynamics.com/Help/AB3/ab3oriFAQ.html

From what I see...the program, if installed, should appear in Add/Remove Programs.

Louis

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A:windows explorer and apps won't stay ACTIVE!

What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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A:Active Desktop Recovery Wont Go Away

How are the logins authenticated?

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A:how do I uninstall PC Treasures-Disney/Pixar Active Play A Bugs Life XP 2003

Have you tried uninstalling in safe mode?If you still have problems you could contact Disney Interactive support: http://disneyinteractivestudios.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/210/~/-disney%2Fpixars-active-play,-a-bugs-life---game-hints-and-tips-(windows

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