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Event Viewer - Thousands of unknown Event ID 1s

Q: Event Viewer - Thousands of unknown Event ID 1s

Hi there,

It's my first time posting on this forum however this forum has helped me solve dozens of past issues so thanks

Ok so I've got an MSI GS40 notebook running Windows Home 64-bit. It's a great notebook and runs like a dream. I recently checked my Event Viewer and saw thousands of warnings. Basically the same warning every second. They're all Execution Service - Event ID: 1

I'm really not keen on a system restore or reformat. The hardware is pretty high-end and so it doesn't seem like anything has slowed down but I would like to resolve these crazy warnings.

Any help would be great...
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A:"Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password” even with correct credentials

I experienced a similar problem when I was trying to network my 8.1 machine the host network. As you say the host PC can see and connect to all of the machines, but not the other way around. Not sure if it is the same in your situation but I found that Microsoft's idea of network sharing on the Windows 8 class of OS differs greatly from previous OS's in that you can connect to it from an external host, but when trying to do the other way around it doesn't "see" the PC in question due to differing network sharing protocols included in the OS.

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First, is your C1E feature activated? Disabling it on my friend's PC fixed a similar issue.
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This could be caused by a failing hard drive
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A:DNS client event errors

Easiest approach is to delete the host file
\windows\system32\drivers\etc contains hosts

you need ADMIN privileges
First stop the client by getting a cmd prompt and enter net stop "dns client" (exactly as shown)
now cd to \windows\system32\drivers\etc

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net start "dns client"
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It's another long shot but again, is easy to do, so give it a try. You have the same symptoms so try the same trick as in this thread Driver failure, unknown devices in USB controller. It worked there. Maybe for you too> <fingers crossed>

LookinAround said:

I've seen this trick work on only just a couple occasions but is easy so is also worth a try for your symptoms

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Shot in the Dark

Have you tried running MalwareBytes in safe mode? Do you have an antivirus on your computer? Sometimes Virus' know MBAM so you may want to change the name of the program before you run it.

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Extra Info

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So I went to Q:\ and selected all (highlighting all top-level files and folders, and their subcontents), copied, then went to D:\ and pasted.Click to expand...

Ouch! The technique of copy/paste is more likely to cause issues than anything else, especially on large size transfers.

Empty the Raid target
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what kind of psu do you have?
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Then it starts up back again normally.

I'm baffled by this.
My current CPU and Motherboard temps. are below 50 C so I'm not sure what's the problem here.

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A:Unknown Forced Restarts

Have you checked for viruses and spyware?
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The error is shown in the event log which is accessable from the SATARAID5 array manager. Many types of errors appear but i have attached the the first event log tonight.
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I have tried everything under the sun to fix this problem have read all forums for similar posts but still cannot fix The following is details about my PC from Everest Field Value Computer Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition OS Service Pack Service Pack DirectX DirectX c Computer Name ROBERTSON Study User Name Nicole Robertson Motherboard CPU Type Intel Celeron D MHz x Motherboard - unknown Audio No Multimedia Controller Sound Name Unknown Motherboard Chipset SiS FX GX System Memory MB PC DDR SDRAM BIOS Type AMI Communication Port Communications Port COM Communication Port ECP Printer Port LPT Display Video Adapter SiS No Sound - unknown Multimedia Audio Controller FX MB D Accelerator SiS Mirage Integrated Monitor LG L S quot LCD Multimedia Audio Adapter SiS Audio Device Storage IDE Controller SiS IDE No Sound - unknown Multimedia Audio Controller UDMA Controller SCSI RAID Controller SiS RAID Controller Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive Disk Drive ST A GB RPM Ultra-ATA Optical Drive CD-ROM Drive SMART Hard Disks Status OK Partitions C NTFS MB MB free Input Keyboard Standard -Key or Microsoft Natural PS Keyboard Mouse Microsoft PS Mouse Network Network Adapter SiS -Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter Modem Rockwell External Modem PnP Peripherals Printer Impact ColorFax Printer Lexmark X Printer Xerox DocuPrint P USB Controller SiS PCI-USB Open Host Controller USB Controller SiS PCI-USB Open Host Controller USB Controller SiS PCI-USB Open Host Controller USB Controller SiS USB Enhanced Host Controller I have tried to install SiS driver downloaded from ASUS to no avail Please Help nbsp

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Hi NIK welcome to techspot

A few questions, has the sound worked previous, is this a reinstall on a known working board, is it an install on a new board.??

If its a reinstall, then its possible that windows may be slightly corrupt and if you can back up anything needed and reinstall again, but first download a Hard drive checking program from the manufacturers website and ensure the drive is clean and healthy.

If its a new board then the sound chip may be faulty, if its under guarantee take it back to the supplier, they may have a help department that can test the board with a good working version of XP/2K and decide if its faulty or not, some make a charge for this service which is refunded if the board tests faulty,

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Yeah I agree with Rick, there are alot of devices that dont like being connected thru a hub.