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Event Viewer Errors: SettingSyncHost, Source ESENT Event 467

Q: Event Viewer Errors: SettingSyncHost, Source ESENT Event 467

EDIT: ARGH, sorry, meant to post this in General Discussion forum, I have no idea if it is a network issue.

Hello everyone,

I keep seeing this error appear several times a day, even during idle, in my Event Viewer. I did a clean install of build 10586 less than a month ago. I'm not having any overt issues yet, but the error is disturbing.

SettingSyncHost (9144) {979B90BD-0F81-4D83-B038-62032DD17C47}: Database C:\Users\xxxxx\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\SettingSync\metastore\meta.edb: Index deleteDetection of table items is corrupted (0).
I have spent a few hours researching this and I can't find any reports of similar issues or even what the file metastore\meta.edb is for. Is this hopefully one I can just rename and it'll automatically create a new one?
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the card said it was 64 gigs (Fat32) when I looked at it on my windows 7 PC.

Next I put a song on it and it seemed to be working ok and then I tried for format the card.Click to expand...

Rule number one:- if it isn't broken then don't fix it.

The issue here is windows will not format Fat32 above 32gb, so invoking the formatter when all you needed was to delete the file was a major mistake.

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A:External HDD showing 0MD size due to delayed write failed errors
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A:Need source for Pentium IV socket 478 motherboard or repair


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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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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.

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A:Faulty RAM or not? Memtest gets no errors after 7 passes

Can the lockup be caused by the RAM not getting enough voltage?

You see... I just relized... I had 2 CL5's and 2 CL4's... Now there is one CL5 and 2 CL4... Can this be the reason? THat the CL4 does not get enough voltage?
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A:Frequent Crash / No errors

Put your memory back in and run Memtest86 from a boot floppy or cd if you don't have a floppy. Let it run for several hours on both sticks unless its obvious theres something wrong. If you get errors you might be able to RMA the ram, Corsair is really good about it, just copy down the error codes and go to there web site and make an RMA request. Sometimes bad ram gets out into the world and they know its coming back to them, so there really good about it. I once had two bad 512mb sticks or DDR they didn't even make anymore, so they sent me two 1gig sticks to replace them. Cool huh?

Oh, I forgot, you might want to go into the bios and set safe defaults and see what happens.
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A:Laptop randomly shuts off without errors

The laptop may be overheating. Are the CPU cooling vemts clean and free from dust? The laptop may have to be opened in order to clean the area well
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A:So many errors and bsods and memtest errors

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A:Memtest86+ Errors on New Kingston RAM

It can't be the RAM as I just removed three sticks, thinking it was the RAM and replaced it with two brand new Kingston sticks... Memtest shows the exact same errors... No way it can be all five sticks of RAM.

I'm thinking it must be something to do with BIOS settings?
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A:Errors with Direct3D

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A:Help with errors

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A:(BSODs) BIOS 1.0, RAM-errors, BIOS 2.1 -> none?

Update: Just today I noticed a faint "clicking" sound I believe is coming from the harddrive. It's probably just the usual sound of the harddrive, but it must've become louder since I can hear it.
Might a faulty harddrive be a part of it?

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A:Many bug BSOD related errors

Try reloading your SIS motherboard drivers from the motherboard manufacturer's support website
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A:Blue screen memory errors, troubleshooting

What are your systems specs? Motherboard? OS?
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A:Blue screen/Read errors

using XP 64 bits or 32 bits?
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A:Recurring Blue Screen Errors

Inside the 4 MiniDumps:

First Minidump, could not be read

BugCheck 1000008E, {c0000005, 8054b0ba, b6bb0ba4, 0}
Probably caused by : Pool_Corruption

BugCheck 1000008E, {c0000005, 8054bfd2, b53a6350, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrpamp.exe

BugCheck 1000008E, {c0000005, 8054b168, b60bf430, 0}
Probably caused by : Pool_CorruptionClick to expand...

Please Run Memtest for 7 Passes on your Ram

Confirm all Motherboard (Computer's) Drivers are up to date

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A:Compaq Presario F700 w/ Vista boot errors?


your monitor isnt supporting the refresh rate or screen size selected, you will need to start in safe mode and set it to 640X480 and then reboot back into normal mode.

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A:Tcpip Warning in Event Viewer/System

Concurrent Session usually are found in your browser or a Torrent client application.
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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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Mind you, a virus can remain, if you didn't remove the partition also.

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Update ASUS Smartdoctor, this has stopped it crashing before. Set the video card back to stock speeds. Post any new minidumps after doing this.

BugCheck 10000050, {9e2263d1, 0, 8052a8cc, 0}
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Double post, please refer to this post in replying (posted with attachments)

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

It`s possible you have a failing hard drive.

Backup your important data ASAP.

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Hi guys, i really need some help with my new laptop,

Its a core duo 2.0 ghz, 2gb ,224MB Shared Intel GMA 950

Like i think thats enough, its brand spankin new i got it two days ago and i cant run counterstrike source, my FPS is at 10 and it doesnt make sense, my ping is super low around 20-30, and it doesnt help anything when i change the resolution. I've tried the widescreen with high res, high detail, or low detail, i've tried everything. But i dunno where to go now, if you guys could help me that would be great. I was reading something on another post about restarting your cmos or soemthing like that, but i have no clue what that is. Im not bad with computers, just not great. Thanks guys

all the help will be greatly appreciated

A:Having trouble with brand new laptop and FPS on CS SOURCE

Intel GMA 950 integrated video is terrible. That would be the problem no matter what.