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Weird problem when on the Net

Q: Weird problem when on the Net

My system has starting to slow down and sometimes stop when on the net. Seems to be when waiting for a reply to a request like opening a web site. When opening my email I have to wait for a minute because when the page opens and I start to type the screen go blank and the page will redisplay....any thing that I typed will be gone. System is running on an ethernet cable. More problems seems to be when I back page it will take some time before the page will display. Has at times just hang and will not go back.

Another weird problem is when I try to download Flash Player it will not let it download. Just hangs and does nothing.

These program are more on Chrome than on Firefox. Also when I send it my work timesheet Chrome will not display the reply from my company but Firefox will. AT&T has run several test on the DSL line and said all is OK. Eithernet card problem maybe? I am beginning to think maybe a complete system failure is coming.

BTW...Lap top runs fine on wireless.

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A: Weird problem when on the Net

Disable all browser extensions and add-ons, quit the browser and relaunch it

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A:Weird - Very weird annoying problem

Nothing happens if you wait for it to "finish configuring"? May I suggest trying to run it as administrator? Even if you're running an administrator account, you may want to try and give the program administrator privileges; right-click on the program you're running and select Run as Administrator.

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Are others in the building also losing their internet access at a similar time? Upgrading to Windows 8 could be co-incidental. There are some really bizarre things that can upset an ADSL signal if that's how the building gets its access.

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A:Weird RAM problem, PLEASE HELP!

Run the test again. These such benchmarking programs can really vary time to time, you may have had some antivirus program running in the 2nd try...just try it again.

Dunno why it would score in excess of 200 points lower though

Ah, after you run it the 2nd time, shut down and take the 2nd stick out again, and run the benchmark a 3rd time just to clarify that it is the extra RAM's fault.
 

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A:XP log on Problem-Weird!

Have you tried restoring the default BIOS settings? It appears that your PC is trying to boot from a network. Check the boot order, as well.

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A:Weird problem

The fact that Windows doesn't recognize your vid card also suggests that you have messed up your mobo configuration in Windows. Open Device Manager and see if your vid card, NIC, sound card, etc are all detected correctly.

Reinstalling drivers for your mobo (chipset) should fix it.
 

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A:Weird Problem

How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install THis would be the quickest way and will repair all your files and registry

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A:Weird Problem

Hi peety87

Just to make sure --- after Windows XP has finished much of it's installation work, it is supposed to reboot: if you allow your computer to reboot again from the CD-drive at that point, it will start Setup again. Does this describe what is happening?

If so, after XP Setup has finished copying it's files & reboots, make sure to choose "boot from hard disk" from then on.

See if that does it (if not, let us know)
. . . Gary

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Gonna refer you here: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/622404-please-read-here-first-before.html

Then post in the Security & HJT forum.

Best of luck!!
 

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What were you doing?What site(s) where you on?Did you see any popup messages and perhaps click on one?You can always go back a couple of days and do a reset?The crew here needs more information and you may need to post in the Am I Infected forum?

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A:Very weird problem 64 & 32 bit

This Dxdiag might help prove my point:
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System Information
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Time of this report: 6/13/2009, 12:47:50
Machine name: STACKER
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A:Weird problem

Hello Jeremy,

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




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A:Weird IDE or Mb problem

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A:weird problem

DizzyGuy said:


weird thing is all other programs are still working together its only this 1 game that somehow locks up my comps versatility Click to expand...

The game isn't the problem, ending Explorer.exe is. Explorer.exe is the user shell, which controls/displays the taskbar, desktop, and other user interface features.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/weird-problem.993921/
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Hello infotechgp,

When you're saying that the computer crashed, do you mean freeze/error message or does it ever result in a Bluscreen? Whats the exact error message?

If you run the computer in Safemode (Press F8 during startup), does the services/applications work fine then?

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A:I need help for a weird problem.

This will help diagnose the problem
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

also try safe mode

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A:Weird VPN Problem

How's VPN setup? With GRE, IP NHRP DMVPN, or just straight IPSEC?

Crypto ACL tunnel everything through headend?

IP Inspect / IP Audit on outside interface of router? This is probably screwing with Crypto map because it's not permitting AH from headend to remote sites.

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A:weird pc problem

Sounds like the CPU fan isn't working. Take the side panel off (or swing it open if it is one of the clamshell cases) and then power it up. See if the CPU fan is spinning. You may need to take the green cowling off.

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A:Weird XP problem

Go to Start > Run and type

sfc /scannow

and have your installation CD handy. System File Checker will examine your system files and replace any corrupt or missing files. The only feedback it gives is a progress bar. Don't interrupt it, let it run to completion and it will exit.
 

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A:Weird problem with the pc

You think have a bad Power Supply Unit, you may want to replace it as soon as possible, a bad power unit is nothing to take lightly. I think you should try to use it as little as possible, or not at all if you have another working computer around the house.

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| ________
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A:weird IE problem

Well, you can't uninstall IE. It's an integral part of the OS. However, you could try to repair it:
To repair IE, open the control paneland click on Windows Programs, then on add / remove programs. Click on IE and then the next menu that comes up will give you an option for repairing IE.
 

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A:Weird Problem

First I'd try just power cycling the router, if not already tried.

Second, reset the router to factory default settings and see if that solves the issue.

If we have to trouble shoot ...

What is the brand and model of the modem? Of the router?

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.
Type the following commands:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

ping thetopgamerz.com

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
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Is there anyway to solve this?
 

A:Weird problem

Should be able to click OK on the warning
then choose a different location to save to.
 

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My AVG says I have Tanantos-M Virus. How do i get rid of this ??
 

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A:Weird Problem: Please Help

Do this:
go to http://www.lurkhere.com/~nicefiles/ , and download 'Hijack This!'.....
Unzip it to its own folder, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button.
Press that, save the log somewhere, and please copy & paste its contents to the forum.

It will possibly show other issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required, so do NOT fix anything yet.
Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.

If you have anything disabled by MSConfig or any other startup manager, please re-enable it before scanning to post.
 

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A:Weird problem with XP pro ed.

Those "files" are simply the data dump that contains (perhaps) the reason for the fault. They are the "log files" of the system.

Try disabling restart on error. That might give a blue screen lockup instead of a reboot, with a visible error code.

Start - Control Panel - System - Advanced - Startup and recovery/Settings - untick "Automatically restart"
 

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A:Weird Problem

Try to boot in safe mode and see if you can open your programs. You should post your system specs here so we know what we are dealing with. Also have a look by the time in the bottom left corner, are there a lot of icons there? Run msconfig and disable any unecessary programs that may be starting. If you are getting any eror messages please post them here as well.
 

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A:weird problem

Dis connect everything leaving 1 stick of ram> cpu& heatsink connected> heatsink fan> video connected to monitor> key board. boot the computer to see if it gets a display.
 

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A:weird problem

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A:got a VERY weird problem

That does sound rather strange, have you recently installed/uninstalled anything?

I would start with running an anti virus, just to make sure.
 

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A:Weird cpu problem

Are you able to leave your side case open for your ventilation ?

Also, you might want to opt little more fans.
 

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Thermaltake tr2-600w power
AMD Phenom II 940
Radeon ATI hd 5770

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running 98se

3 HDs
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also when working it will freeze, put it down to low disk space, (so cleared a lot of crap)

when it freezes, even after a reset/power up CTRL/ALt/Del still stops after the POST (can still get into the BIOS)

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A:Weird Problem...

Welcome ruddell

Before anyone can help with this problem, we need a bit more information.

What operating system are you running? What steps to scan for malware have you used? What spyware was found and how did you remove it?

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A:A really weird problem to me, maybe not to you

Quote:





Originally Posted by dice1998


Well, i'm new to this forum, but in the amount of time i've spent here (which isn't much), i've already learned a lot..

..but i haven't come across a solution to this problem:

I have a compaq..something..

To be honest, i have no clue what kind of compaq it is, there's no information on the case itself hinting on what it is..all i know, is that it's been upgraded to 512MB or RAM, had an Intel Pentium III clocked at 2.0 Ghz, 2 samsung cd read/write drives, a flopy disk drive. an EliteMT video card, and a brand new Western Digital Caviar Blue EIDE hard drive

the problem i'm experiencing, is when i insert the XP boot disk to install windows XP (which was running smoothly on this computer before the original hard drive failed), i recieve the prompt to "press any key to boot from CD", which i do and it goes to "setup is identifying hardware configuration" or whatever.

right after that, i get a blank screen, no matter how long the PC stays on.


when i insert the same disc into another computer, it works fine.


please help me!!




When you put the new HD in did you check the jumpers were set correctly. The old one may have been set to cable select, try setting your new drive to master. I am assuming your HD and CD drive are on seperate channels?

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A:Weird Problem

Also, my text is smaller as well.
Thank you.

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A:Weird XP problem

Have a look at what XP is doing by opening task manager and clicking the processes tab. It's possible that you have a lot of files and Norton or a similar utility is scanning them (look at the I/O reads and other columns).

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PLEASE HELP!!

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A:Weird Problem, please help!

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Thank you in advance.
 

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A:Weird Problem

Hello NormanXuminZhu, WelcomeThis is a weird problem. I'm not really to sure what to say here and someone else may have a better idea. Since no one has replied I'm offering these suggestions.Have you tried running your AV and spyware tools in safe modeFirst thing I notice is your CPU usage is very high. If you can get the tabs and post what proceeses are running that may help.Second try to double click on the greyish colored border between the edge and the white box,see if that brings the tabs back.Third you may want to do a Repair install assome files may be corrupt.Instructions for that are herehttp://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/h...ips/doug92.mspx

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A:weird usb problem on my pc

Re install your driver and search for updates.
 

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1. i didnt over clock my card
2. i tried flashing the latest bios but it didnt help
3. i formatted 12 time -no result
4.i change 2 heatsinks so its not an over heating problem.

once the problem went away and when i switched on next day it was there again

i had this problem since 3 days.
here is a screenshot



my config

asus a8bsli deluxe
amd ath 3000+
1gb ram
128mb 6600gt pcie
330w power supply
 

A:weird problem

Uninstall the video drivers from the Safe Mode by going into Control Panel, System, Device Manager and then restart your system. Let Windows XP find and install native video drivers
 

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O i forgot to tell you that today when i plugged my external hard disk it was making a clicking niose and was appearing and disappearing again and again

Please anyone tell me the correct solution of the problem
 

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A:A Weird Problem

A better psu cant hurt, that is a 300watt that you have i expect and it undoubtedly just isn't enough.

Putting a 400watt or better should help and probably fix your problem.

The best advice i can give you is to spend as much as you can afford on a psu an to go only for well known makes.

If you are looking to get a new one, let me know how much you have to spend and where abouts you are in the world!!!
 

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I am having a very odd problem proboboly caused by a virus of some sort. I scanned with an online scanner (micro trend) and I have viruses and deleted them both,yet,I still am having this weird problem. Whenever I click on a file,it says " Windows cannot find "file stuff goes here" please Search for it using the start button then search". It does that for almost ever single program I click. I would appreciate the help. Thanks.

~IgneousPrime~
 

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A:I have a weird problem

I saw this.We have seen this error appearing with a program called RapidBoot which comes with the Lenovo computers. If you have RapidBoot on your computer, make sure that you download and install the latest version. Contact your computer manufacturer for further assistanceMorehttps://support.norton.com/sp/en/us/home/current/solutions/v62545610_EndUserProfile_en_usI moved this to Antivirus tools for now.

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A:Weird Problem

Check out the power options on all relevant hardware in Device manager, It could be the network card or even the drives. USB could be an issue too if you have any relevant hardware attached.

Also check any options on your raid controller that may be separate from the Device manager

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Recently I installed a half open port patch which i just put the original back along with uninstalling vmware and nothing has worked.
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I was thinking it might be a RAM problem ?
ANy other ideas would be appreciated.

I was also wondering if any of you had a link to that program which checks if you have RAM problems ?
 

A:Weird Problem ?

Maybe trying taking out the memory and putting it back in. If that's possible on your laptop.
Here is the link you wanted:
http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp
 

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Mike
 

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I've closed, killed, or disabled pretty much everything else running on the machine, with no improvement. I put my MX510 back on and had a very slight improvement for the first few seconds, but it didn't last.

Anyone have any ideas on this?
 

A:Weird UT problem...

Was there software that came with the new mouse? It's unusual, but sometimes there are extra-special mouse drivers. Also, check to make sure you don't have an IRQ conflict.
 

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A:weird xp problem

It sounds like the windows preview is having trouble with the avi, try this

Start - Run, type in 'cmd'

Remove image preview - type regsvr32 /u shimgvw.dll then 'OK'
Restore image preview - regsvr32 shimgvw.dll
&
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Restore media preview - regsvr32 shmedia.dll
 

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A:bit of a weird problem

sorry for the messaround i've figured out how to remove it.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/291475/bit-of-a-weird-problem/
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A:Dvd-rom weird problem

Have you set the controller to DMA? Check it in Device Manager under "IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers". Right click the primary channel, select "Properties" and click on "Advanced Settings". It will tell you whether you are in PIO or DMA/UDMA mode. If it's set to PIO mode then click on the drop down box and select "DMA if available". Do the same for the secondary channel (if applicable).

Reboot and test.

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If the photos are not on a web site I can view them just fine.
 

A:Weird Problem

Don't know that I have a solution for you but you may want to provide more details ->

how are you connected to the internet - cable, dsl, dialup connection?
are you using a router?
Who is your ISP - AOL, verizon, comcast?
What computer do you have - make and model?
What operating system - windows 98, XP, Vista?
what browser are you using - internet explorer, firefox?
If i had to guess, i would say you are using internet explorer on a DELL computer -> I would suggest downloading and using firefox
 

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hi,

I have an ibook with an odd problem. It recently stopped working, so it got fixed, fixed again and finally was deemed dead due to a faulty logic circuit or some such problem.

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Any idea what is causing this (i would open it, but i don't have a hex key small enough ).

thanks, Whiternoise.
 

A:Weird Mac problem

Are you referring to the screen being blank? If so it could be the LCD backlight or backlight inverter. Also could be the flex data cable.
 

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A:Really weird RAM problem HELP!

First point is that if you salvage your old case you will probably have to fit a new PSU to it to deal with the new components.
Second - that RAM is not compatible with the motherboard. Maybe wrong voltage or wrong speed, but wrong.
 

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A:Very Weird Problem....

Please download MiniToolBox, and save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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Problem My friend s computer has a problem Theres this thing that pops up when i open windows xp saying some error hash thing theres pop ups Fash exe - bad image the application or DLL C WINDOWS System ndsrch dll is not a valid Windows image Please check this against your installation diskette and the application or DLL C WINDOWS System idleui dll is not a valid Windows image Please check this against your installation diskette it happens as soon as the computer is started after he logs in I had him run Hijack and this is what came up Logfile of HijackThis v Scan saved at PM on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C Weird Help, Problem XP WINDOWS system LEXBCES EXE C WINDOWS system LEXPPS EXE C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C PROGRA COMMON AOL ACS acsd exe c PROGRA mcafee com vso mcvsrte exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS wanmpsvc exe c Help, Weird XP Problem PROGRA mcafee com vso mcshield exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C WINDOWS System hkcmd exe C WINDOWS BCMSMMSG exe C WINDOWS system dla tfswctrl exe C Program Files Dell Media Experience PCMService exe C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe C PROGRA mcafee com agent mcagent exe C Program Files Dell AIO Printer A dlbkbmgr exe C PROGRA mcafee com vso mcvsshld exe C Program Files Common Files Dell EUSW Support exe C Program Files Dell AIO Printer A dlbkbmon exe C Program Files MUSICMATCH MUSICMATCH Jukebox mmtask exe C WINDOWS wt updater wcmdmgr exe C Program Files Viewpoint Viewpoint Manager ViewMgr exe C Program Files Common Files slmss slmss exe C WINDOWS mwsvm exe C Program Files Ares ares exe C Program Files Yahoo Messenger ymsgr tray exe C WINDOWS FSScrCtl exe C Program Files America Online waol exe C Program Files America Online shellmon exe C Documents and Settings Dakine Desktop HijackThis exe R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http www sqwire com homepage php aid R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL http www dell com R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http www dell com R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL http www dell com R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Search CustomizeSearch R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Search SearchAssistant http www seekseek com quicksearch asp session E E - DF - B -A C- F amp version id R - HKCU Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Toolbar LinksFolderName R - URLSearchHook no name - A - E E- -B D- DBE - no file R - URLSearchHook no name - E F - FFB- -A -EA BC - C Program Files TV Media TvmBho dll R - URLSearchHook no name - CFBFAE - A - D - CB- C FD - no file O - BHO no name - B AA -DAF - -BD D- F BCB E - c program files mcafee com mps mcbrhlpr dll O - BHO DefaultSearch SeekSeek - C-F A- E-A C -C F - C WINDOWS ieasst dll O - BHO no name - B CA - A - D -A DF- BB - no file O - BHO no name - CA D E- - CF- E - - C WINDOWS system dla tfswshx dll O - BHO no name - E F - FFB- -A -EA BC - C Program Files TV Media TvmBho dll O - BHO no name - FDD B - D - ffb- - B AD ACC - no file O - Toolbar amp Radio - E - F- D - E- A C - C WINDOWS System msdxm ocx O - Toolbar no name - E D A- - d d- - DE A B - no file O - HKLM Run IgfxTray C WINDOWS System igfxtray exe O - HKLM Run HotKeysCmds C WINDOWS System hkcmd exe O - HKLM Run BCMSMMSG BCMSMMSG exe O - HKLM Run dla C WINDOWS system dla tfswctrl exe O - HKLM Run PCMService quot C Program Files Dell Media Experience PCMService exe quot O - HKLM Run QuickTime Task quot C Program Files QuickTime qttask exe quot -atboottime O - HKLM Run TkBellExe quot C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe quot -osboot O - HKLM Run VSOCheckTask quot c PROGRA mcafee com vso mcmnhdlr exe quot checktask O - HKLM Run MCAgentExe c PROGRA mcafee com agen... Read more

A:Help, Weird XP Problem

He has an AdwarePortal.Scan

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [slmss] C:\Program Files\Common Files\slmss\slmss.exe

Fix that and check HERE about HiJackThis.
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for some strange reason the web links in my email client and IM programs don't work anymore. an example would be if a friend sent me a web address via IM. i would normally click on the link and IE would take me strait to it. now i get nothing when i click on a link in IM or my email client (mozilla thunderbird). i did just however install a new AV program - eset nod32 anti-virus. i'm not sure if that's the problem or not. any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:I Got A Weird Problem And Need Some Help, Please

Sounds like your new AV program, which one is it? You may want to check the options on the program and make sure it allows links..

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I turned off the User Account Control feature because I found it annoying. I didn't restart my computer immediately afterwards, either. However, when I did finally reboot, I found that ALL of the data I had saved was missing. I performed a full scan of all my disks using Revuca, but not a trace of the files showed up. And finally, when I looked at the previous backups of the files and even the oldest backup of the folders are empty. It is as if the files never existed.

Is there any possible explanation for this?

A:Weird problem with UAC

I can't imagine disabling UAC having anything to do with the files getting erased; I have mine disabled as well. What exactly do you mean all data, is it like a clean install? Are all folders still intact?

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I have a Windows XP SP2 PC (P4 2.66) that is all of that sudden acting weird when I plug in any additional USB device. I am using 2 USB hard drives on the computer that work fine. I also use a Turtle Beach USB Sound Card that works fine. I plugged in an 11 in 1 card reader with no problems. Now I tried a 1gb flash drive that is recognized because I hear it recognize. When I plug in my first gen ipod nano, itunes says that the ipod is in recovery mode and needs to be restored. I am using a Belkin 5 port PCI card for these devices, I have tried different ports and I also tried the USB port on the motherboard rear panel. The device are recognized but no drive letter shows up in explorer. Might not be related but I recently added some drive letter for network drive (shares). Thanks for any help.
 

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Hi
Just lately I have been having problems, some times when I try to go to a website I get the error cannot connect. I keep trying to refresh and sometimes I see the site come up for barely 1 sec then connection problem again.
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A:weird problem

how patient do i have to be?
 

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my laptop a Dell Inspiron has had problem after problem I've fixed them so far but this one has me stumped weird really problem. I was trying to install Windows Live Messenger but it wouldn't work for really weird problem. some reason so it told me to run some program to delete really weird problem. some temporary internet files and such so I did and tried to install it again and it wouldn't work but that isn't the problem the problem is that when I tried restarting my computer it took upwards of minutes to shut off while it normally takes about minute and when I turned it back on it took even longer to boot up and even worse the bar on the bottom of the screen at the main computer screen now looks like the old Windows - style colors and shape and a ton really weird problem. of other problems like when I open something like an internet browser it doesn't show it down there so I have to alt tab to get to it if I minimize it and a bunch of task icons are gone and apparently not working because it got rid of my wireless network icon and now it won't let me go online I'm on a different computer please help me I'm on the verge of tears of frustration I was just trying to install stupid Windows Messenger and I just got new computer games that I can't play now also how do you set a computer back to factory defaults

A:really weird problem.

I was in a quest for my computing issues and came across couple of answers on this problem of yours.
There are times that profile(s) do not unload during the shutdown or restart also there is a known problem with some foreign translation of "administrator".
I don't have the URLs handy, but, just wanted to tell you that I have seen that happen and there are solutions out there... hanging there bud
search google for CREDHIST and/or s-1-5-19
good luck

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A:Weird DVD-RW problem

Have you tried only running the DVD-RW on the cable and see if it still has the problem?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/weird-dvd-rw-problem.432182/
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A:Weird problem(again) Please help!

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