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Log event when an user exceeds their ( quota limit / warning level ) appear only once in the event log

Q: Log event when an user exceeds their ( quota limit / warning level ) appear only once in the event log

Hi people I have setup a disk quota usage for the user quot warning appear log their exceeds level the an event quota limit event ( only user / when in ) once Log tester quot nbsp mb warning level mb Quota limit When I generated a file of gt mb then I see well a event Level Date and Time Source Event ID Task Category Information - - Ntfs A user hit their quota threshold on volume C when I try put a second file of more than mb also first i'm block to copy it good and then i receive well then related event Level Date and Time Source Event ID Task Category Information - - Ntfs A user hit their quota limit on volume C so I erase the files and try again and then nothing in the event log I Log event when an user exceeds their ( quota limit / warning level ) appear only once in the event log have try restart the quota management to pout other limit for that user to disable then enable again limitation for this user without success once the event amp appear it seem that he never appear again even if a warning limit is triggered again any idea

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A:Nvidia crashes Epic Games' media event, announces Titan X graphics card

Soo... What are the chances of a 6GB "980Ti" variant? A bit like the 780Ti was to the Titan Black?
Because it would be better for games and a hell of a lot cheaper

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Is this the card saying it is dying? If so it is a weird way of graphics card dying.
 

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A:Bypassing the RAM limit

If your motherboard is limited to 4GB per memory slot there is not much you can do.

What does the system report with only the 8GB stick in the machine? Does it read 4GB, the full 8GB, or does it not boot at all?
 

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A:Best way to set up local and remote user with Server 2012

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A:Prevening domain user from accessing Computer

Lots to be considered. Joining a domain is intended to give the company admin configuration control of all the company users.
This is normal, expected and even proper for the company to do this.




restrict domain account userClick to expand...

hmm; only the company admin should be able to do this and almost always it is done using some scripts, NOT by loggin into your PC. So - - who is accessing your PC remotely, the admin - - how do you know this occurs?

PCs joined to a domain usually get a replacement for PC Login - - the network form and that creates a link to the domain controller.
 

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A:MS Keyboard user manual help

Well, I went here http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/d/wireless-keyboard-3000 & despite the fact its default language is English, the downloads are in any language BUT.
 

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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.

Anyone feel free to correct me if I am wrong, I am speaking only from what happened with my network.
 

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A:How to limit the bandwidth for each computer on a wireless network?

You have to have a modem you can log into an has that type of feature. If you are wired into the network, you should be able to limit the wireless bandwidth and keep your wired bandwidth up. Normally go into the modem, go to setting and wireless setting to limit it.
 

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A:Home Network asking for user ID and password

This is all normal operation for print/file sharing. If you really want sharing without using passwords (imo a security risk), then you need to google for "anonymous sharing"
 

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A:How to limit someone's bandwidth on my Router? (Netgear)

Lookup the manual for that router and find the QoS information.

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A:ACPI error Event ID 13

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

del hosts
then recreate it using echo "" >hosts
(that is two consecutive double-quotes without anything between)

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net start "dns client"
 

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A:Entry-level gaming build

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A:My laptop turns itself off, without warning!

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What am I missing?

The BIOS is Award Software International, Inc. F4 HI 07/03/2007
 

A:Unable to set BIOS user password

Do you have the option mentioned below?

Setting a BIOS Password




...
Now you'll want to set your system to ask for that password every time it boots, so select the BIOS FEATURES SETUP option, to see a menu something like this:

Fairly obviously, it's the Password Check option we're interested in, so select it and change the setting to ALWAYS.

etc....Click to expand...


 

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A:Drive has warning in HD tune, passes Seatools -- should I worry?

You should always worry about your data. I have had hdds pass manufacturers diags and end up failing shortly thereafter, other pass and are fine for years. Keep in mind: the failure rate of hard drives is 100%, it's not a matter of IF it will fail, but WHEN. If it is a primary drive in your computer, then I would purchase a new one and clone the data to the new one. Keep the possible failing drive for non-trivial data, or put it into a system that is not as important/does not need backed up. Hope this gets you going in the right direction. Take care!
 

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A:Repetitive cooling system warning -- Toshiba Satellite Pro C660-16W

I'm going to have your thread moved to a more appropriate forum. Please stay subscribed.

Note: TWarnMsg twarnmsg.exe > Toshiba System Warning Function for Windows 98, Me, 2000 - provides notification dialog when the cooling fan stops ...

This is a valid program, but it is up to you whether or not you want it to run on startup.
---------------------------------------
There are some rogue programs that give fake alerts or 'critical system messages.' But this isn't one of them. It is specific to the brand of system you have. It might be that someone in the other forum has another idea- but my suggestion would be to take it to a show and have them open and clean out the box.
 

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A:How to limit wireless bandwidth?

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I know you can, but I am unsure how.
 

A:Net view/net user

examples

Code:
C:\Documents and Settings\Jeff>net view $SYSTEM_NAME
Shared resources at $SYSTEM_NAME
[B]lt-beard[/B]

Share name Type Used as Comment
--------------------------------------------------------
Italy-1 Disk
Italy-2 Disk
RealEstate Disk
SharedDocs Disk
The command completed successfully.

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Shared resources at emac

Mac OS X

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--------------------------------------------------------
homes Disk User Home Directories
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jeff Disk User Home Directories
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The command completed successfully.
It should be clear that NET VIEW SYSTEM is dependent upon getting Print/File Sharing working correctly.


Code:
C:\Documents and Settings\Jeff>[B]net user jeff[/B]
User name Jeff
Full Name Jeff
Comment primary user(LUA)
User's comment
Country code 000 (System Default)
Account active Yes
Account expires Never

blah blah ...

Workstations allowed All
Logon script
User profile
Home directory
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Logon hours allowed All

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The command completed successfully.

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A:Copy entire user profile to external hard drive

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If the repair install is not possible there are a number of ways using boot cd's to access your data.

Here is one solution that is free and should do what you want
http://www.paragon-software.com/home/rk-express/
 

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use your browser to reconfig the router - - use the IP address 193.168.1.1 as a URL
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the Users Guide is here

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(copied off from the sticker on the bottom right)
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A:Laptop dies at 19% without a 'low battery' warning. Help?

click start / windows
type power options and select it
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A:Event ID: 10009 DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer <computer name>

Extra Info

Sorry I forgot to also mention that the server is acting as a DHCP server and that there router has had DHCP disabled. Client PC'S are set to local static IP'S and are not actually set to obtain if this has any variance.

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A:RAID errors on large copies and in event viewer

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
Select the top-level-folders
drag-n-drop onto the Raid Drive letter

 

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Question:

What i'd like to do is set it up so these open computers prompt for a user number before being able to print instead of having a user # saved under the preferences. Is this possible?

Relevant information:

Computers - Windows Xp Pro sp3
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A:Prompting for user # on a network printer

hmm; this is a commercial Charge Back process. Home users would hardly ever need or want
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Weird, should show 3GB.

Why not go to 64-bit, you'd be able to make use of all 8GB that way.

Most 32-bit programs will still work. I can't think of any programs which don't, but if you do have vital 32-bit programs might be worth checking out if they'd work.

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A:Help! Keyboard Inputting into Laptop without User!

Hi

laptop keyboards are delicate at the best of times, any liquid spilt into it will dry and cause this issue,

you can use an external keyboard and see if it does this, you will have to remove the keyboard from the laptop, this is usually done by removing some screws and then undoing the ribbon connector from the board, or by unclipping the keyboard from the housing and disconnecting the ribbon cable.

keyboard go for about 15 on ebay dependant on who is selling it, dont try and repair it you will be wasting your time.

regards
 

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Well the message was not clear, but here is the problem I am having.

I own a Acer Aspire 5920G and I accidentally spilled water onto it, was not a lot and thankfully my laptop lived. However, there is only one slight problem. My Keyboard is malfunctioning, as it is typing random stuff and doing random things. Not like a backdoor. It goes like "eeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwxxxxxffffggggghhhhh" it somtimes backspaces and does random inputs. I don't know what's going on and I hope someone here can help me solve this problem.

*Note I think it's a problem within the computer because the keys are not sticky and I can still type but not with all the kets.*
 

A:Help! Keyboard Inputting into Laptop without User!

Probably your notebook's keyboard shorted out when you spilled water on it.

I would advise you to leave your notebook alone for few days to dry out completely and see if the shorting sorts itself out. Otherwise, you may end up having to replace the keyboard; for which you'll be better off consulting an technician.
 

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A:Limit web site access

Our local library uses a quite draconian filter system that can block by keyword or url; anything blocked pops up an "access denied" screen that can only be overridden with a password and access code. It would probably be fairly simple to have it block everything except a few chosen sites.
 

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A:PC randomly turns off frequently without warning

Well, this generally happens for 2 reasons:

1.) High temperatures. Check your GPU and CPU temperatures and ensure that they are within their rated / acceptable limits.

2.) Power surge and lack of power protection device. Recently I removed my UPS and connected the PC to a cheap surge suppressor. I had exactly the same issue as you are having now.
 

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Cooller:Zelman.
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Vcore voltage 4.16v in red
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5v voltage 6.85 in red
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A:Warning h/w monitor status abnormal

a few things here that don't ring true, try these steps

1) download this and see if you get the same readings
http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/
2) check your BIOS temp reading
3) the system should shut down way before it reaches 128c(that's 264F) and double the temp range of that CPU
4) the fact that the CPU and MB temp are exactly the same is strange.....where on HW monitor do you see MB temp?
 

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A:User loses access to outlook email after being joined to domain

You can't, it's considered as a different user. Just take the settings from Outlook and import them into the other account name.
 

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A:Laptop shuts down without warning

Cooling pads work great, I have one on mine.
But you still need to blow compressed air through the computer occasionally as the pad tends to blow dust into the PC.
 

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A:User profile service failed the logon

Welcome to Techspot
If you haven't already done so, this may be a grat place to start and get the 'feel' of this forum,
http://www.techspot.com/vb/menu31.html
The following link may help solve your login problem,
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947215
 

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A:Replaced my mobo and have warning: CPU has changed

Have you entered the BIOS and set the optimized defaults ?
 

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A:Monitor stuck on Video Mode warning

Reboot the computer and press F8 until you enter Safe Mode... Select VGA and restart
 

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A:New HDD/XP gets stuck booting, lots of event viewer errors

It appears that you have a nice system, if you can get it back to normal.
We have to suspect other hardware, since two hard drives have similar symptoms... but you may have copied evil stuff from the one drive to the other. How did you transfer files? Or an infestation.
What did you use to scan your system for virus and spyware infestations?
Have you carefully checked your cables... or even tried replacing them temporarily?
Examine all sockets for dirt and debris, and clean your system thoroughly but carefully.
You may need to rule out some things that do not seem part of the problem... as it may be a long and slow process to figger out where the problem is... I would start, if the drive will work well enough, by running MemTest86 for four hours or seven passes, which ever is longer... or removing half the memory to test the other half, then switching.
We always suspect the cables first. They can fail and look good.
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You could have an optical drive error that is not seeing the software properly.
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Its not recommended that a CAT5 UTP cable exceed 100 metres.

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Incidently, why the hell you do have a 100 metre cable anyway? I'd love to know what you are networking....
 

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A:Spin up Time - Warning Imminent data lost is predistec

Are you having trouble with this drive? If not, this error could be meaningless. Does the Drive pass its SMART test?
 

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A:HP Pavilion shuts down with no warning

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If you decide to get a new pc then i would recommend one of novatech's bare bones packages. I got a amd duo core 5200 package for 230 coupled with a cd drive and hard drive. then add a decent card like a 9600gt for about 80 or get a cheaper 55 8600gt which can run any title available today on low graphics. It depends on what you are using it for.
 

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A:Warning! Now system is in safe mode. Please re-setting CPU frequency in CMOS setup.

The battery on the motherboard is probably dead. It's a coin-shaped and -sized silver metal lump on your computer's motherboard. Pry it out (make sure the computer is off and make sure you don't break anything) and take it to your local electronics/computer/watch store. They should be able to give you a replacement.
 

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A:Warning: Seagate HD Firmware issues

I've been following this for the past couple of weeks now, I think the point the article is trying to make is that the 1st firmware revision released on the 16th also bricked drives, but the 2nd firmware fix is OK... at least the drive I applied the 2nd firmware to is fine.

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A:PC shut off randomly with no warning, will not boot up

Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)

But I'd say Power Supply issue as well
 

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A:Adding more RAM than hardware limit

Hit or Stand........It's Like Blackjack...........

First there are only a few people here that might actually might know the answer to this question. I should be one of them, but regrettably I'm not.

In most cases excess memory is ignored by a computer, at least the more modern ones that we're accustomed to dealing with. 32 bit OSes ignore anything above 3 GBs when the usual max capacity of 4GB is installed. However, some boards rebel and won't boot.
If I were in your position, I would simply be grateful, (and quite amazed), that the damned thing worked at all, and as they say in Blackjack, stand pat. This is my voodoo paranoia stance, I have no facts to substantiate it. Maybe someone else does.
 

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A:User cannot logon wirelessly

You must be in a Domain/Networked login environment as WiFi vs wired networking is not germane to user login otherwise.

I think you're in a catch-22; you need the network to login but need login to access the network.

Fix the GPO policy for WiFi users to allow local login to the machine.
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here's one link to the description :: Trojan-Downloader.Zlob.Media-Codec

a list of possible locations of infections

two removal techniques
 

A:Warning: be careful when prompted to install a new codec

Thanks, ill look out for it
 

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A:Computers Turns off without warning

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These errors are

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XAudioService is not a valid Win32 application.?

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And Event 5001 error

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A:PC reboot by showing a blue screen warning page_fault_in_nonpaged_area

Do the events in the event log coincide with the times you are getting the BSOD reboots?

This error occurs when the OS tries to load something it is expecting to find in memory (RAM or virtual) and it is not there. (nutshell of the long definition). It can be caused by failing memory, failing harddrive or software/drivers recently installed. Can also be cause by viruses or an antivirus program.

1. Do you recall the date on which this problem began and if so, do you recall having made a change to your system. (OS updates, sw install, etc.)
2. If the events are associated with the BSOD, it sounds like it could be a hard drive issue or you may have a serious infection that is using all your resources.

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Do you need instructions for those various suggestions?

Tracy
 

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A:How to delete user accounts

Instructions
Click Start
Click Control Panel
In Control Panel Window click User Accounts
In the user accounts window click the account that you want to delete
Click delete the account.

 

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I needed to put a new power supply in my computer. Now it does come back up but with this warning...

Warning! CPU has been changed. Please re-enter CPU settings in the CMOS setup and remember to save before quit!

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Any ideas? I am not a pro at this stuff, and simply do not understand it. I will try anything you say, but to please try to be as clear as possible for me. I would greatly appreciate that.

Thank you.
 

A:Warning cpu has been changed

Wow, that's weird......

You probably need to reset the CMOS in your BIOS. The motherboard battery may have failed (how old is the computer), or the oddball voltages from a failing PSU may have scrambled something up. Usually the CMOS is reset by removing the the little button battery and waiting a few minutes, then reinstalling it. It is possible in a worst case scenario that the motherboard failed and took out the PSU. First, either dust off your instruction manual or visit you motherboard manufacturer's site and download the manual. A quick read through will get you the proper procudure for the CMO(S reset for your particular board. Let us know how you make out.

Also, recheck all of the connections on your new PSU. You may have inadvertently left the 4 pin plug off your CPU (if it's an Intel), that also might cause the symptoms you describe.
 

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Hi Everybody,,

Since I started using Refillable Cartridges , and the Bulk ink

Every time I Print something I get the Epson Warning below.

Before changing to Refillable Cartridges, I used Generic Cartridges...
and I only ever got the Warning when I First replaced the Cartridge,

Now I get it every time I want to Print something,

I cannot Line up 2 or 3 Print Jobs , without being there to Cancel the Warning .it comes up every time. I can no longer just Click Print and leave.

The New Refillable have Auto Reset chips (reset when nearly empty ) in them ...

I would be quite happy if the Popup Warning only came when the Chip Reset.

I have an Epson Stylus Photo R310

Does anybody know of a way to stop this Warning , ...

Thankyou Ron .
 

A:Epson Pop up Warning?

As the error message mention it detect as a non original cartridges and printers nowadays are very secure about that and when you put and non original one it will send message everytime for the printer protection first as a non original cartridges can damage the printer.

I think you will need to buy a new cartridges and that time an original one or you will get the message everytime.
 

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Alright whenever I play a game All games crash level my loads after a whether All my games crash after a level loads it be Far Cry or Half-Life my entire computer reboots no blue screen when i log back on it says the a system All my games crash after a level loads error has occured I have reinstalled Windows XP home times already ran checkdisk bought a new All my games crash after a level loads mobo have ATI Radeon driver version gb of ddr memory western digital Caviar GB kingston memory AMD athlon motherboard ghz the error in the system event viewer says Event Type Information Event Source ACEEventLogSource Event Category None Event ID Date Time PM User N A Computer THESHED Description - - Exception lt atixcode dll gt Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID A -E E- F -A C - C BCAAAF failed due to the following error Exception Called by ATI ACE CLI Aspect TransCode Graphics Shared TC Component CheckTrancodeComObject processID threadIDCCCThreadNew Wizard domainNameccc exe assemblyNameCLI Aspect TransCode Graphics Shared Version Culture neutral PublicKeyToken ba c f e and Event Type Error Event Source ati mtag Event Category CRT Event ID Date Time PM User N A Computer THESHED Description CRT invalid display type Data a Z c b c and Event Type Error Event Source System Error Event Category Event ID Date Time PM User N A Computer THESHED Description Error code e parameter parameter bf d c parameter a eeab parameter Data d System E f rror Er f f ror code d e Param eters c bf d c c a eea c b any help would be great thanks nbsp

A:All my games crash after a level loads

Alright, first off you need to disable "Automatic Restart" by going to Control Panel --> System --> Advanced Tab --> Settings button under Startup and Recovery. Under System Failure, remove the check next to Automatic Restart. Now, instead of a hard restart, whatever is causing the problem will throw a blue screen. This may give you a better idea of what is happening. Also, it would be extremely useful to attach the corresponding minidump to this thread. With that, members who have debugging tools can read the dump and tell you exactly what is causing the error.
 

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Hi All;

From time to time on my XP Home SP2 machine I get a "TCP/IP has reached the security limit imposed on the number of concurrent TCP connect attempts." warning.

I've read the MS Help and Support info, do not have a virus or malware as was suggested in the article and I tried the cmd line: netstat -no proceedure to no avail.

It's not the end of the world and my dsl has no other issues.

I can live with it, but wonder you know of a work-around.

Certainly appreciate any help.
 

A:Tcpip Warning in Event Viewer/System

Concurrent Session usually are found in your browser or a Torrent client application.
Limits on them are imposed to ensure your system does not drown and lockup due
to excessive connections from ONE application.

Reaching the limit is non-fatal; ie the programs should continue.
 

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My problem started when I upgraded my computer to an Intel C2D, 2GB Corsair DDR2 Memory, Windows XP Pro, two Liteon LH-20A1S SATA DVDRW's, EVGA nForce680i video and Viewsonic flat screen all running on a EVGA NF680i S775 Mother Board.

Sometimes the machine freezes, sometimes not. The error message is: Source: atapi, Type Error Event ID 9, Description: "The device, \Device\Ide\IdePort7, did not respond within the timeout period". (At times I get Event 15 error)

I suspect it has something to do with the two Liteon DVDRW's I have.

Would anyone know if this is a known problem? I have the latest video drivers.

Thanks,

Alex
 

A:Atapi Error Event ID 9 freezes computer

do you have a good driver? Did you update the drivers recently? If so roll back to the previous working driver.
 

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Im in an office where by we are around 10-20 users on the LAN.im not the network administrator, but i would like to know a way i would block a user from downloading because it really slows us down ...any advice?
 

A:How to stop a user from downloading on a LAN

yes, well i think go to 192.0.0.1 and figure ur self threw its really easy
 

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In this thread, i'll try to describe and answer of some questions about low-level working of laptops. this is about BIOS loading, EC/KBC controllers work,common problems with southbridge faulty etc. i'll be wait for community questions. don't ask me how to unlock dell,HP,IBM laptops, and don't ask me to generate some master passwords. but you can ask me how password systems works in laptops.

this particular case for beginning:
toshiba tecra 8100,8200. sometimes you can turn on laptop and listen beeps, which points to RAM failure, but you're sure that memory modules are fine. this problem is connected with bad soldering of memory slots. you can see this bad soldering only using binocular magnifier. the solution is resolder memory slots, using micro-soldering equipment.
 

A:Low-level working of laptops.

but you can ask me how password systems works in laptopsClick to expand...

Why is it that some laptops seem to automatically create a password?
I have seen this here before. Where a user swears that no password was ever used in bios, then all of a sudden their laptop asks for a password at startup.

Are some laptops set up for default password, or is it some chip on board gone mad?
 

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Hi Guys,
I have TOSHIBA Settelite A45 S151 and i am getting this warning "A problem with the cooling system has been detected."
My machine becomes very slow. I check some theads to find out whats going on. Most of them says it may be heat sink or fan. But my fan is working and I cleaned my heat sink properly but still it is giving me the same problem.
Does anyone know what could be the problem?
 

A:Warning: A problem with the cooling system has been detected

Really you already took apart your notebook and cleaned the CPU heatsink and the cooling fan and you still have this problem? Well the slow down means the mobo is sensing high temperature of the CPU and automatically clocking it down to reduce heat. So maybe you have sensor problem, mobo problem or the CPU heatsink has come loose from the CPU.

Maybe time to taken it in for service.

Cheers.
 

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Hi can anyone help me with the following error.

My system restarts at random times.
After restart it shows this error:

BCCode : 9c BCP1 : 00000004 BCP2 : 8054D370 BCP3 : B2000000
BCP4 : 00070F0F OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 2_0 Product : 256_1


PLEEEEEASE help. . .
 

A:PC Restart without warning

have you troubleshot?

did you check your ram (test it)?
did you check your psu?
did you check your drivers?
 

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Hi guys,
i would like your opinions on which brand of routers do you think is the best and most user-friendly to use. By user-friendly i mean that it is easy to configure and there are sufficient step-by-step instructions on the manual to help you set up a successful connection.

I have been using a Planet XRT-401C and i highly advise you NOT to use it. There's simply insufficient instructions given on the manual on how to configure it. I also keep having connection issues (limited connectivity) when connecting 2 of my PCs using this router.

Looking forward to hearing your opinions!
 

A:The best and most user-friendly router to use?

Cisco is the best, but expensive
Netgear is very easy.
LinkSys and DLink are relatively easy and offer more downloads and install help online than most others.
Consider the LinkSys WRT330N, or the DLink Router which includes wireless, which is a dream to setup.
 

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We have a new user that has returned, she is at a remote location, so she logs on via Terminal Services. If we log into the Terminal Server as her from the home office we cannot access the network program, and she cannot from her remote location, either. If we log on as her on one of the computers here at the home office, we can access the program just fine. If we log into the Terminal Server as ourself, we can open the program. We just tried deleting the user and recreating it, and there was no change. Anyone have any suggestions?
 

A:New User on Terminal Services cannot open network program

What is your network, and who is your provider?
 

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At what size CPU would the absolute threshold level be with regards to air cool and water cool in reference to an Intel CPU? I am contemplating on building my computer, but leery of using water cool and was wondering how high I can go with the CPU speed before switching to water cooling.
 

A:CPU threshold cooling level

I thought it was in relation to temperature level, not so much CPU level

Actually if anyone has a good chart on Temperature (normal) levels, (on different CPUs) please post.
 

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My desktop is a Dell Dimension c and lately I couldn t start Dimesion 4600c Event Thermal Dell it The orange light on the power button is blinking and nothing happens when I press it And at times when it would power on I get a previous shutdown due to thermal event message until recently it wouldn t start anymore Most of the times it wouldn t start is probably because of the air conditioner The air blows directly to Dell Dimesion 4600c Thermal Event the computer and it gets real cold So last time when it won t start I had to use a hairdryer to heat it up or put it out in the sun But that doesn t seem to work anymore So my question is is something wrong with the fan or the power supply P s I don t know if this is the place to post this I really don t take care of my computer so let s forget about that Your suggestions and comments are greatly appreciated my location is Malaysia and the average room temperature is degrees celcius nbsp

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Hi , i am running a windows server 2k3 with sp2 and server is getting rebooted with event id 1001 :The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x1000008e (0x80000003, 0xe0872e04, 0xf187f9c4, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\WINDOWS\Minidump\Mini020808-03.dmp.

and also i am getting event id 1003 : Error code 1000008e, parameter1 80000003, parameter2 e0872e04, parameter3 f1aff9c4, parameter4 00000000.

in the logs may this also be related to same issue.
Could anyone help me figuring out the cause of this. whether it is due to any driver or hardware failure. I am also attaching a dump files along with the thread.
Pls help me with the resolution asap. thanks
 

A:Event ID 1001: server rebooting from bugcheck

Pls reply asap i need help urgently thanks

I need to get it resolve very soon . pls help me
 

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I just bought a PC with Foxconn cmx mobo and WD JS hard disk Set it to gb gen II mode and everything seems ok Installation of Win XP sp was no problem until I start install more apps and then crashing limit 137gb the PC? the blue screen starts coming 137gb limit crashing the PC? out I noticed it was more of an HD I O error before the system crashes each time thus there was no memory dump made available Every time before it crash I can notice the HD slows down or hang before the BS comes out So after messing around with it and keeps crashing it for days I split the HD to partition of each and everything seems to be working fine since last night and I have not had a crash since Just out of curiosity does it make sense for the system to be so unstable with big drives crappy drivers etc considering that it is not that new a technology anymore and the equipment amp drivers are new I also noted that WDxxxxYS series has a firmware update which sounds pretty close to my problem I think My concern is that is there any possible defective parts that I need to bring it back to the shop to replace As of right now everything seems to be working fine nbsp

A:137gb limit crashing the PC?

It's in there somewhere.......

In some cases the BIOS must be physically set to LBA (logical block addressing) mode before the full capacity can be detected/used. Some board/BIOS combinations will auto-select this mode when a drive larger than 137GB is detected.
 

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Hey guys my friends nec versa cannot hdd" OS "Warning: into boot unlock Can't primary - Versa E gives her quot Warning cannot unlock primary hdd quot whenever she starts her computer It has had an history of being nasty and she has had to play with BIOS settings before in order to be able to boot in such as the master password but she says that this is a different problem as it is acting differently I spent the "Warning: cannot unlock primary hdd" Can't boot into OS last "Warning: cannot unlock primary hdd" Can't boot into OS few hours searching around on the net trying to find a way to solve this she lives far away from me so I can t get hands-on otherwise I might have been more help This problem only occurs after bios has done it s thing when it "Warning: cannot unlock primary hdd" Can't boot into OS tries to boot into windows She says that it just randomly started happening although her norton anti-virus was refusing to update before hand -Edit wow quick huh xD http support necam com mobilesolu VersaUltraltDaylt Docs - - web pdf is her BIOS if anybody is interested also when searching through the official site found her error code she found it now me iono where the official page even lies google didn t pull it up when I searched it xD and has now moved onto quot operating system not found quot I am completely out of my league and if you have an ideas or suggestions they would be warmly welcomed DarkFireKnight nbsp

A:"Warning: cannot unlock primary hdd" Can't boot into OS

Physically plug the harddrive into IDE1 (The CD ATA cable) unplugging the CD
And try again
I believe m/b fault, swapping the IDE ports may fix it.
Temporarily !
 

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HI,Occasoinally when i start my computer i get a warning saying there is a change in the chipset causing boot failure press f1 to continue and then its fine after that on rebooting until maybe after a few weeks it does it again any ideas what is going on.
 

A:Warning on booting up.

your CMOS battery may be running low. Change it out.
 

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