? OS - Windows 7 SP1
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 8
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Retail Version
? Age of system (hardware) 4 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 1 week
? CPU Core i5-3330
? Video Card Nvidia GT 620
? Power Supply - brand & wattage 300w
? System Manufacturer Dell
? Exact model number: Inspiron 660
Added Samsung 830 128gb SSD + 3TG Seagate in replaced of the original 2TB Seagate HDD.
I have tried reinstalling Nvidia drivers, currently use the older version 310.90
Previously used 314.22.
I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.
I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.
You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/directdownload.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)
The following may be helpful when reading the remainder of this post:Beta and Legacy Drivers | GeForce
NVIDIA Driver Downloads
Advanced Driver Search
Product Type: GeForce
Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit
Product Series: GeForce 600 Series
Product: GeForce GT 620
Name Version Release Date
GeForce 314.22 Driver WHQL 314.22 March 25, 2013
GeForce 314.07 Driver WHQL 314.07 February 18, 2013
GeForce 310.90 Driver WHQL 310.90 January 5, 2013
GeForce 310.70 Driver WHQL 310.70 December 17, 2012
GeForce 306.97 Driver WHQL 306.97 October 10, 2012
GeForce 306.23 Driver WHQL 306.23 September 13, 2012
GeForce 301.42 Driver WHQL 301.42 May 22, 2012
These crashes are DirectX/graphics card related. DirectX comes installed with Windows, so this may indicate Windows corruption. It may also be that you have corrupted drivers or a graphics card hardware problem.
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.
Run a system file check to check Windows for corruption: Click Start Menu
Click All Programs
Right click Command Prompt
Click Run as administrator
and press Enter
Once it is complete, make note of the message. If it says Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and post back
If the message does not say Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and do steps 1-6 again.
You may need to do steps 1-6 up to three times with a restart in between each run to resolve all corrupted files.
If you still have corrupted files after a fourth run, post back here with the following:Click Start Menu
Open your C: drive
Copy and paste CBS.log or CBS (it may not have the log extension) to a location you will remember.
Compress (zip) the CBS file and attach the .zip file to your next post.
Follow the steps for Diagnosing basic problems with DirectX. To re-install your display card drivers as outlined in the DirectX link, use the following steps.
Download the drivers you want for your display card(s)
Click Start Menu
Click Control Panel
Click Uninstall a program
For NVIDIA:Uninstall the NVIDIA Graphics Driver (this should uninstall all NVIDIA software and drivers)
Restart your computer
Make sure NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver, NVIDIA 3D Vision Video Player, NVIDIA HD Audio Driver, and NVIDIA PhysX System Software are not still listed under Uninstall a program through Control Panel
If any remain of the above, uninstall one at a time
If asked to restart after uninstalling any of the above, do so, and continue uninstalling any remaining NVIDIA items until all are removed
For AMD:Uninstall AMD Catalyst Install Manager if it is listed (this should remove all AMD graphics software and drivers)
If AMD Catalyst Install Manager is not listed, use the following method to uninstall the graphics drivers (this applies to onboard graphics, as well):Click Start Menu
Right Click My Computer/Computer
Click Device Manager from the list on the left
Expand Display adapters
Do the following for each adapter (in case you have multiple display cards)Right click the adapter
Click Uninstall (do not click OK in the dialog box that pops up after hitting Uninstall)
Put a tick in Delete driver software for this device (if this option is available, otherwise just hit OK) and hit OK
Alternatively:Login as an adminstrative user
Click Start Menu
Click Control Panel
Click Hardware and Sound
Click Device Manager (the last link under Devices and Printers)
Expand Display adapters
Do the following for each adapter (in case you have multiple display cards)Right click the adapter
Click Uninstall (do not click OK in the dialog box that pops up after hitting Uninstall)
Put a tick in Delete driver software for this device (if this option is available, otherwise just hit OK) and hit OK
Restart your computer after uninstalling drivers for all display cards
Install the driver you selected for the display cards once Windows starts
Remember to try multiple versions of the graphics drivers, download them fresh, and install the freshly downloaded drivers.
Before you proceed with the following, answer these two questions: Are you still under warranty? Does your warranty allow you to open up the machine to check hardware? If you are unsure of the answers to these questions, contact your system manufacturer. WARNING: The steps that follow can void your warranty!!!
For 0x117 Video TDR Error crashes: A 0x117 TDR crash means the system sent a signal to the display card to refresh the video, and the display card did not respond but did eventually recover. This may be due to a driver error or a hardware error with respect to the display card.If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.
Monitor temperatures during the following tests. Use the following programs to monitor the temperatures. Real Temp is a good CPU temperature monitor.
Speccy - System Information - Free Download will monitor all hardware temperatures.
HWiNFO, HWiNFO32 & HWiNFO64 - Hardware Information and Analysis Tools can be inaccurate for CPU temperatures, but is a good program for GPU temperature monitoring.
Run FurMark to test the display card for artifacts and temperature issues.FurMark
Run display device memory tests to check the display card for memory problems.Display device memory tests
Run Memtest86+ for at least 7-10 passes. It may take up to 22 passes to find problems. Make sure to run it once after the system has been on for a few hours and is warm, and then also run it again when the system has been off for a few hours and is cold.Test RAM with Memtest86+
Run Prime95 to test your CPU, RAM modules, and general hardware.Prime95 Hardware Stress Testing Steps
XP Service Pack 3
Screensaver is enabled and so is 'Display welcome screen when coming back from screensaver'.
This works most of the time, however on a regular basis the screensaver will resume to the following screen and just stay there forever.
The only thing to do is to press the power button, at which point a popup alerts that a user is logged in, do you still want to shut down.
When I'm connected to the Internet, I get the black screen with the Windows XP logo flitting about if I've been innactive for 2 mins. Can I correct it?
Only when connected to the internet?
Right click empty desktop.
Properties>Screensaver - Check what you have it set to.
Power schemes>always on.
Turn off monitor>never.
Turn off hard disks>never.
When I closed my laptop today, the silver back came away from black border around screen on the lower left corner by tne hinge.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/silver-back-is-coming-away-from-black-border-around-screen/td-p/5681482
I need help ASAP. My computer was having many issues today, so I did a system restore. When it was done, it downloaded updates, I only restored it back to yesterday. Now, when I log into my account, the screen stays black and all I see is the pointer. What can I do to solve this? The PC is shut down right now.
Usually, system restore is used to resolve problems like this. You might want to consider doing a clean install and see if that has any affect. Hopefully your data is saved on an external or flash drive. There's also additional options that you can find here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Resolving-stop-blue-screen-errors-in-Windows-7
Windows Outreach Team
Hi I have a Dell Inspiron laptop that I use quot as a desktop quot as every piece of hardware is connected to it It runs with Windows Home Edition It has a gb memory and a gb hard drive live Photo to Saver screen Screen back wont revert which is less than half used I have the screen saver set to Photos and usually have a cut-in time of hour idle The screen saver cuts in exactly when it should and scrolls through my photos for as long as the laptop is left idle However as soon as I touch the mouse keyboard instead of reverting to the quot normal quot screen the photos disappear the blank screen fades for a few seconds and then a message appears in a box saying that the Photos Screen Saver is not responding and gives the options of either close the program or wait for the programme to respond Waiting doesn't seem to work so I have to click on close the programme and then cancel the statement that Windows will try to find a solution because it doesn't I have Photo Screen Saver wont revert back to live screen tried to vary the time before the screen Photo Screen Saver wont revert back to live screen saver kicks in anything from minute to several hours but it doesn't seem to make any difference Can anyone help please
Have you checked the timing for when the HDD turns off or Sleep or Hibernation kicks in [I disable both of those and lengthen the time on the HDD to several hours], Control Panel, Power Options?
The reason I mentioned the HDD is the symptoms you mentioned seem to apply. The screen saver could be in memory and not affected by the HDD until it's asked for something.
Fresh install of Windows 7 and I'm convinced that one of the MS updates I elected to install is causing this. I've read other forums that said it's related to having a wireless mouse, but I'm using the same hardware that I've always used. The thing I did this time that I don't normally do is install all of the "optional" software updates from MS. I tried uninstalling all of the usb related drivers and letting them reinstall, no luck. Not sure how to pinpoint the prob. Any advice would be awesome.
Usb devices include a wireless mouse, and Logitech C920 webcam (webcam newly added, but screensaver wasn't an issue prior to reloading).
If you try unplugging the mouse and the computer screensaver goes on that you know that is the problemhttp://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/298958-screen-saver-not-coming.html
Not sure what caused this but today I was away from my desk for about 25 minutes and my desktop is set up to activate its screen saver ( a default one that comes with Windows 7) after 15 minutes of inactivity.
When I returned to my desk found the system had crashed and rebooted and was at the screen saying it had recovered from a serious problem and wanted to send information to Microsoft.
I have attached the mini dump file that my computer created. if some one could
read it for me and let me know what the issue was I would appreciate it.
I had a problem before that turned out to involve Norton Utilities 15 and I'm curious if its the same problem since I paid Norton support and they supposedly fixed the problem.
Thank you in advance for any assistance
The driver causing your issue is SymDSMon.sys and it belongs to the Symantec product Norton Utilities 15. You are the second person in less than a week that has had issues with this software.
All of my Idle settings take effect despite not being idle nbsp I have set my power managment settings to turn off my screen after being idle for minutes Rather than display, ef... etc.) Idle settings Saver, take (Screen turn off turning the Idle settings (Screen Saver, turn off display, etc.) take ef... screen off after being idle for minutes the screen turns off every minutes regardless of whether or not I've been idle The screen immediately comes back on as it typically turns off in the middle of my typing an email or a forum post I have tried this on various time settings as low as a minute and as high as minutes nbsp It seems that my Idle settings (Screen Saver, turn off display, etc.) take ef... system activity is not recognized i e my typing and mouse usage unless the system is specifically looking for activity such as when the power management system has taken affect and the screen saver has come on or the display shuts down etc This isn't a huge deal except that when my settings included going to my lock screen I had to put my credentials in every time that the system shut off the display nbsp I've read the solutions that suggest setting all of my power managmeent options to never This is simply not an acceptable solution If I am using my computer in a public place and I get up to get a cup of coffee I want my computer to lock itself after minutes of inactivity Additionally if I'm in the middle of taking notes at a lecture I want my display to shut down and conserve power after I have been idle for a time Simply telling the machine to never use its security and power saving functions does not fix the problem it simply kills my battery faster and makes the system less secure nbsp Thanks in advance for any assistance you all can render
NWS106 I understand the problem, as my PCs seem to disregard the Power Options some times, too. Instead of turning off the PC, why not just Lock the screen: http://www.isunshare.com/windows-10/3-ways-to-lock-windows-10-computer.html That's what I do, and it only takes a couple of clicks. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------Please click "Accept As Solution" on the post that solves your issue to help others find the solution.Please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on the left of the Reply button to say thanks fopr my help.========================================================================http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Idle-settings-Screen-Saver-turn-off-display-etc-take-effect/td-p/5589903
I installed update for windows 10. When attempting to return to an active screen from screen saver the screen does not return to an active screen but goes to a dark screen. The cursor moves, but will not return to an active screen. Pushing the power button resets and runs the startup and returns to the computer to an active screen
Hi Welcome to Windows Central! IMHO screen savors are no longer necessary. I would turn it off. Here's link from HTG. If you need more help, please join the forum. Why Screen Savers Are No Longer Necessary Join the Windows Central Community!http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/445565-what-suggestions-black-screen-after-screen-saver.html
I am having a very wierd issue with vista's screen saver. So basically when I leave the comp idle it goes into screen saver then turns off the monitor after 15 mins. Sometimes, more often than not, I come back and move the mouse and hit a few keys on the keyboard and nothing. The monitor wont come out of standby I try turning it off and back on, and nothing. I have the latest drivers for everything in my system and I checked the power management settings and they both are able to wake the computer up. I have a G15 keyboard and I keep the leds on and when this happens the leds are off and the lazer for the mouse is off too. Any suggestions as to what my problem is would be fantastic!
/me makes "lazer" airquote gestures
Inability to successfully complete power state transitions (awake<->asleep<->hibernating) is almost always caused by driver or BIOS issues. If you're confident that all the drivers are on their latest versions, have you also done the same for the BIOS?
I am having a problem setting a screen saver on my new Windows 10. When setting a screen saver and selecting "Preview" or setting a screen saver and having it go to it at the appropriate time limit, the screen saver displays properly.
However, when hitting a key or mouse move or click, instead of returning to Windows, it displays a black screen and locks. I have tried everything, at the black screen, to return to windows without any luck, other than manually turning the PC off and rebooting.
A few times now I have been in internet explorer and then the screen with go back and forth from black screen back to internet screen and back and forth between the 2 for a few minutes and then will hit me with a blue screen with a bunch of writing on it and then will restart. It seems to run fine after the computer restarts itself but this has happened a few times now!
Can you provide a few details [remember we can't see or touch your system] about the hardware and software?
Hi all I've had this problem for a few weeks now My auto sleep function of either my monitor or screen saver Idle Computer monitor screen saver no won't off -- or auto shut won't work well soon after a computer restart Right after a restart things are working normally but after say hours it doesn't work It seems that my computer won't idle then However after several hours of computer activity it stop working Things I've tried Deleted lots of processes in my task manager Compared a list of programs running when my comp will idle with a list of programs running when my comp won't Deleted all Computer won't Idle -- no screen saver or auto monitor shut off the ones I think that were different Turning off my mouse and keyboard Trying different options i e monitor sleep and screen saver Switching from DP to DVI D I have a ASUS PB Q and a GTX Wireless mouse Wired keyboard It seems like above has to be it but so far no luck Maybe I could use some sort of alternative program I tried using a screen turn-off EXE file but after second the monitor pops back on as if the mouse were activated I often fall asleep to movies or forgot to turn of my monitor when I leave my room so that's why I'd really like this to work normally This program -- click here -- allows a blank screen saver to activate on click However the auto activate doesn't work cause again my system won't idle Also a blank screen saver isn't as dark as a monitor auto-shut down Any help would be VERY MUCH appreciated
I would take a look in Device Manager. Go to the device for your network card/interface and look at the Properties. See if it is set to wake on network activity.http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/302024-computer-wont-idle-no-screen-saver-auto-monitor-shut-off.html
ive read a thread that has the same problem with what im having now. ive tried all possible ways but still keeps coming on when im watching a video. I dont know how it happened but the problem just kicked in recently.
Try a restore point before problem started.
Hi people, i've just registered to this forum to ask you about this, Since i've made a registry defrag with TuneUp Utilities (which probably has gone wrong), when i reset the computer, and I logon to my user, it shows a black screen, then back at the logon screen. If I do it again, the user doesn't show up anymore!
It happened three times already, i had to make new users, and i'm sick of it. Any ideas of what could it be?
Yet another case of registry defraggers causing harm. In the future, you know now to stay far away from them.
I suggest a system restore to get to a point before TuneUp utilities. If that doesn't work, it will be time for a repair install.
Screen saver works it shows reception battery n time but that's it on Microsoft code is 059w9N5 model-rm1034
Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Screen saver works it shows reception battery n time but that's it on Microsoft code is 059w9N5 model-rm1034http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/443347-my-phone-screen-black-but-shows-screen-saver-my-microsoft-phone.html
I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro. Everytime or almost everytime I click on an app or go to the desktop and try to get on IE 10 (desktop version), my screen flashes and goes black for a few seconds then returns me to the screen with the space needle, then I click on it and it signs me back in. When I try to use Google Chrome, the websites freeze up on me. I don't want to have to reinstall/reformat as I paid $40 for this for one, and secondly, I don't want to have to repurchase Office 2010 as my licenses ran out. Please help. I ran every update that comes up and restart, but this doesn't change this issue. I'm hoping there will be a patch or service pack or some update that will fix this. Any ideas why it does this and any way to fix it without reformatting?
I had the same problem at first. Then one day the listing of all my apps disappeared. I did a refresh and lost a lot of programs but the files were still there. Then I noticed that the problem with the apps had fixed itself and they worked. My feeling is that the initial install wasn't complete and the refresh completed the install. Recently, after loading my Epson printer's CD, the apps once again disappeared. Had to do a system restore. Now I am having trouble with my screen just being black and not coming on at all...even after a reboot. Win8 has a lot of problems.http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/12839-windows-8-pro-screen-goes-black-back-lock-screen.html
I have Win7 Ultimate x64 installed on an brand new HP Pavilion s5-1205z Slimline desktop.
When I am reading an email or document the screen will just suddenly flash to a black screen for a second. Sometimes it does this several times in a row, and other times just once or twice. It is random and does not matter what program I am in, if I am browsing, playing a video on-line, or typing. I have installed Java and done as much troubleshooting as I can and can't find anything that relates to that kind of behavior at all in the Help Files or FAQ's.
Any suggestions of where I might look to see if I need to check or uncheck something, and what, would be very much appreciated.
Combining the info that you posted here with the info in this thread - I gotta wonder if someone is able to remote into your computer. If you are not too far along in setting up your computer, you might want to consider a clean install without all of the bloatware.
Unless you have a specific need for Java - uninstall it. If you need it, then it might be worth the security risk of having it installed. If you don't need it - then why risk having it installed?
This is what someone else wrote in another topic http forums techguy org windows-vista -windows-warning-message-win -adware html quot I booted my computer up today and saw my background wasn t available anymore Then I see the message quot Warning Spyware detected on Blue as saver Solved: Death Screen screen of your computer Install an antivirus or spyware remover to clean your computer quot Solved: Blue Screen of Death as screen saver It says that Win Adware Virtumonde and Win PrivacyRemover M are on my computer quot I had the exact same problem but i followed the instructions that someone posted in that topic these were the instructions posted by quot drdrew quot quot I just got through fixing this I hope What it did here was change the background and set the screensaver to the sysinternals bluescreen screensaver which you may be seeing while at the same time setting policies in the registry to disable the two aforementioned tabs in the Display properties window HKEY CURRENT USER Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Policies System NoDispBackgroundPage and same NoDispScrSvrPage they are both set to Delete both entries Then check HKEY LOCAL MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Run for any funky alphanumeric filenames I m pretty sure it s just a random string anyway so posting the string probably won t help you much Delete these keys and the associated file s Doesn t hurt to check msconfig either but I found nothing there quot I thought that it had been fixed because now the tabs are back and i can change my wallpaper and stuff But if i don t touch my comp for long enough this quot blue screen of death quot screen saver pops up All i have to do is push a key and i disappears but it s really annoying cos every time it happens it gives me a fright How can i get rid of this quot blue screen of death quot screen saver Thanks nbsp
I removed two files on my harddrive, lphc1gbj0ecft.exe and lphc1gbj0ecft.scr, and now the bluescreen-screensaver is gone!
I am using Windows 8.1, but I remember having this issue in Windows 8 too. I just can't remember what I did to fix it.
So for example, if I lock my computer and walk away for like two minutes, my monitors are black until I move the mouse or something. I can assure you that my computer isn't going to sleep after two minutes, and I have my screensaver set to activate after 15 minutes.
Can someone tell me what this issue is?
Check Power Options in Control Panel.http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/28414-black-screen-after-going-idle.html
Hi Folks First time noob here thanks in advance for your patience and expertise It's been awhile so if you need additional information I'll be more than happy to get it for you in a timely manner Again thanks OMG Some really peculiar things have into Black Screen, Not HP with and Screen Back - 7 Does Boot Win CP, been happening in addition to your average no-boot situation Here's the story First some specs Win 7 Does Not Boot - HP Screen, into Black Screen with CP, and Back HP a n Came with XP upgraded to Win bit I think Win 7 Does Not Boot - HP Screen, into Black Screen with CP, and Back nVidia Win 7 Does Not Boot - HP Screen, into Black Screen with CP, and Back graphic card Ram I believe is GB I upgraded Processor Athlon V GHz HD GB I have an old one slaved in and I have an external drive as well A couple weeks ago got discouraged and busy at the same time so this is my first real attempt at fixing it I was doing some things on the computer with my mom when I unplugged the wireless keyboard from the USB Big mistake because I actually have done that before and had to reboot and baby it in order to get squared away and back to original running condition Anyway as soon as I pulled that USB the screen froze Usually I just reboot but this time it didn't happen So I tried unplugging everything and doing the whole reboot thing to no avail Today I spoke with a friend who suggested I do a disk boot I had the disk and tried it The weirdest thing happened - first the computer wouldn't recognize the keyboard wired by now and I unplugged restarted plugged in restarted etc I was finally able to get to the quot Boot from cd dvd quot any key thing and the keyboard worked to get me to the restoration screen So far - Startup Repair and - System Restore Hasn't worked So I pulled up a command prompt and that's pretty much where I am at this point BTW I've unplugged everything except the keyboard and occasional mouse Mostly it's been the keyboard and that's it but the mouse does help and so I've been using it intermittently to get me through the menus etc Ummmmmmm This is so confusing sorry So I guess I'm at the point where I was trying to get to the Safe Mode screen from the C prompt or X sources but I don't know the proper commands This is where I would like some help OR - If you have ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS - I would be very very appreciative Again thanks for taking the time to help a noob like me and I eagerly await the great information I'm sure you'll have for me Take good care and please let me know if you need any further information Best Maitai P S I just wanted to take the time to again thank all the folks who answer questions such as mine in a forum such as this one You folks are going to get a special cookie in heaven the afterlife or wherever we go after our time here on earth You're awesome Maitai
So sorry to be asking this, but it's been a couple days and I'm still needing some of your good help. Is there anyone who can assist me to deal with this malady? I send many, many thanks to you all.
I just bought a new HP Envy 17.5 inch laptop. I have found that if the screen is pushed back more than about 95 degrees that the screen goes black. This is unacceptable as the screen needs to go back for easy viewing. Is there a config setting I can turn off this?http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/screen-goes-black-when-screen-is-pushed-back/td-p/5655151
I have scanned with spybot, used combofix, vundofix, and even hijackthis. nothing related to targetsaver comes up, however i still get the popups. running windows media center xp and internet explorer 7. what should i do now?
What does the pop up say? also have you tried another browser such as firefox or opera?
I am not able to login to any forum (php sites) since the last few days. Every time I try logging in, the msg. "thank you for logging in ..." comes up and though it tries to redirect me to the next screen, it ultimately comes back to the login screen asking for my username and password again. I have tried deleting cookies manually but its was of no use. I have also tried using mozilla but the problem remains the same. I have the same problem with all forums. have ran my AV(Mcaffee) but no virus showed up.
I am using IE version: 6.0.2900.2180
Win XP home edition, version 2002, service pack 2
please let me know if any more information is needed. please help me ASAP.
Thanks in advance.
Hi there asadhu...
Have you tried an alternative browser such as Opera/Firefox? Does the same happen with them?
Also, if you go to your Control Panel -> Internet Options -> Programs tab -> Reset Web Settings (remove tick from Homepage reset otherwise it will revert to default) -> Yes -> OK. -> Advanced tab -> Restore defaults -> Apply/OK.
Then clear your cookies/temporary internet files and history and relaunch IE and try again.
Any help or still the same?
Hi. New to the forum, bit not to tek toys.
I have recently set my PC from 8.1 to the free 10 upgrade offer.
Everything's fine, 'Except' down in the bottom right hand corner a message keeps coming up.... "Activate Windows. Go to settings to activate Windows."
I have gone to settings now, 5 times, & through the whole upgrade procedure 5 times too, including several system restores. Each time I get an on-screen message telling me everything's done, 10 is now fired up & running etc. The 'Activate' message disappears, everything's fine for a week or 2, then I switch the PC on & the message has come back again.
Anyone got any ideas? Thanx.
In an elevated ("run as administrator") command prompt, please run:
Post the result window back as a screenshot. There won't be any uniquely identifying information on it so you don't have to blank anything out. Basically we are looking for anything on that result that says "KMS". If it does contain KMS that would be your problem, but there is other info in there that might point to the problem. What you want to see in the results is "RETAIL" activation channel.
Hi! I have a old acer 1200 with xp home on it just as a computer for a young kid to play with. recently it started shutting down unexpectedly. or so it seemed. It actually seems to be going into standby mode, but when i hit the mouse or a key the screen backlight does not return. in the right light you can see the screen and manipulate it, but the backlight will not come back until you restart.
I have tried updating the video and display adapter drivers with no luck. there are no errors being recorded in event viewer either. Anyone had this problem?? any help will be appreciated.. Thanks.
You removed the old video drivers...and then installed new/fresh drivers?
Installing drivers on top of troubled drivers...can lead to frustration.
I have had my HP Omen for the past year and over time the hinge at the back seems to be coming further apart from the back. If I push the screen back down at the back it will move back into place but will then immediately move apart again. Considering the price of this laptop I expect to have it for at least another 1-2 years and at this rate, I am afraid that the situation with the hinge will continuously get worse.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-Omen-Hinge-coming-apart-at-the-back-by-the-screen/td-p/5836231
Not long after the warranty expired, the metal outside portion of my laptop screen began to seperate from the actual screen, near the hinge. I have an HP Envy Touchsmart. I really like this computer, but now I can not open it because the screen is almost completely seperating from the housing. I have read of others having similar issues - but have not heard of a fix. Any thoughts?
I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post personal information (serial numbers and case details).
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Hiya guys just signed up looking for some help I am running Windows Pro on a Desktop PC My issue is this My PC is on previously on every version of Windows when I walk away the screen turns off after mins of inactivity the PC stays on and when I return I simply moved the mouse and within - seconds the monitor was back on and I was where I left it On Windows that sometimes happens but of the time what is happening when I return to my PC I move the mouse and nothing happens anything I press on keyboard etc monitor stays off on black screen if I turn the monitor off by the button and back on it just stays black the only way I can get back to my Desktop is to restart the PC I changed several power settings around disabled password on idle setting googled many things and tried and its still doing it The PC is still on fans etc but doesn't respond Weird thing is it did it today when I was watching a movie on my PC connected media server downstairs app is PS Media Server used with a WDTV Live Hub I came to use the PC and it was black screen I went back downstairs and could still access all my files on the media server so the PC is still up and fully running when it does this but I just can't get the monitor to display anything Windows Black Pro Screen - when to Idle lock 8.1 seems other than black screen again on a reboot everything is fine again To summarise I have power setting to turn off display after mins usually a nudge of the mouse brings the monitor to life this is not happening I Windows 8.1 Pro seems to lock when Idle - Black Screen can only get back to desktop via hard PC reboot
Does your PC have an on board Video card, and if so are you also using an add Video card. If this is what you have set up then there is a chance that the OS is attempting to read both cards, thus you need to disable the on board video card or disable or remove the added video card. . . "Welcome to the Eight Forums. . .http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/45693-windows-8-1-pro-seems-lock-when-idle-black-screen.html
I posted the dump files as attachment using the DM Log Collector tool provided by site admins. If you need any other info please ask me. I'm a new user and this is my first post here
I tried reinstalling GPU drivers but that didn't work (used that software that completely wipes them first). I suspect the GPU or PSU might be the culpit here
Recently got this error when computer started up
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional information about the problem:
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Files that help describe the problem:
RAN DM Log in said attachment. NOTE, in need of a new battery only using power outlet***
Very much appreciated guys
What USB devices are you running?
It looks USB related.
Your CD-ROM filter driver by Gear Software is causing issues, please update it here if it's needed.
GEAR Software - DVD Mastering Software & CD Burning Software & GEAR PRO Mastering
However I recommend uninstalling it completely if you don't use it.
It looks like multiple issues, one of them is USB related by the looks of it.
fffff880`060a7000 fffff880`06118000 spsys.sys
fffff880`06137000 fffff880`06148000 WinUsb.sys
fffff880`06148000 fffff880`0617e000 WUDFRd.sys
fffff880`05baa000 fffff880`05be0000 WUDFRd.sys
fffff880`05a6e000 fffff880`05a70000 USBD.SYS
fffff880`05be0000 fffff880`05bfb000 USBSTOR.SYS
fffff880`05a51000 fffff880`05a6e000 usbccgp.sys
fffff880`05b99000 fffff880`05baa000 WinUsb.sys
fffff880`05a1b000 fffff880`05a51000 WUDFRd.sys
fffff880`05bb6000 fffff880`05bb8000 USBD.SYS
fffff880`05a00000 fffff880`05a1b000 USBSTOR.SYS
fffff880`05b99000 fffff880`05bb6000 usbccgp.sys
fffff880`05bc9000 fffff880`05bff000 WUDFRd.sys
fffff880`05bb8000 fffff880`05bc9000 WinUsb.sys
fffff880`0409d000 fffff880`0409f000 USBD.SYS
fffff880`0208e000 fffff880`020a9000 USBSTOR.SYS
fffff880`015e0000 fffff880`015fd000 usbccgp.sys
fffff880`03b1c000 fffff880`03b2d000 WinUsb.sys
fffff880`02030000 fffff880`02066000 WUDFRd.sys
fffff880`043fd000 fffff880`043ff000 USBD.SYS
fffff880`015e0000 fffff880`015fd000 usbccgp.sys
fffff880`020c8000 fffff880`020e3000 USBSTOR.SYS
fffff880`03b1c000 fffff880`03b2d000 WinUsb.sys
fffff880`020c0000 fffff880`020f6000 WUDFRd.sys
fffff880`015e0000 fffff880`015ee000 crashdmp.sys
fffff880`03a06000 fffff880`03b22000 dump_iaStor.
fffff880`03b22000 fffff880`03b35000 dump_dumpfve
I don't think think that's everything but we'll see, I have a feeling something else is causing issues.
Do as suggested and post back the results.
The black plastic around the screen is coming off and opens up about 3/4 of an inch both at the hindge and at the left lower side. I can push it in place, but it pops back off. Any suggestionshttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Y50-Black-plastic-around-screen-is-coming-off/td-p/3335510
I'm posting this on behalf of someone else, since she can't access her computer because of the following problem:
This person's running Windows XP SP2, and only has one user account without a password. Hence, her computer would automatically boot up to Windows without having to select a user account, etc. However, this morning, the "Welcome" screen came up for the first time ever so I told her to click on her username, which she did. Her desktop wallpaper appeared, as if Windows was starting up, but the "Welcome" screen came back right after. She also tried to click the "Reboot" button at the Welcome screen, to no avail (the computer would reboot and show the same Welcome screen).
Does anyone know what can be causing this? As far as I know, she hasn't installed anything yesterday before turning off her computer.
Thanks enormously in advance.
A friend got this computer that is constantly crashing/freezing many times a day almost everyday after being idle for some time. Its random sometimes is 5 minutes, 10, 15 and so on.
The computer is a bit old, just used to browse the web, print and all that pretty basic stuff.
Doesn't have many programs installed, its pretty clean (or not...)
He said its been like that since ever.
I tried everything I could think of:
-Updated all the drivers
-Disabled the "turn off hard disk after.." featured
-Installed latest windows updates
-Checked hard drive for errors (no bad sectors or anything)
-Checked temperatures (all good)
-Ran memtest86 (all good)
So I'm out of ideas.... I think the only explanation would be some driver or some software messing up...
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance
Regardless of the fact that the hardware should not have Windows 7 installed on it, have you considered
The Following Method Should NOT Be Performed On An SSD!
Testing the HDD:
Perform a Disk Check | Disk Check- Scroll down to OPTION TWO of the tutorial and use the /R switch in the CHKDSK command | chkdsk C: /R.
Then Post the Disk Check results following | This Tutorial.
Once back in Windows, download Crystal Disk Info and post a screenshot (multiple shots if you have more than one drive).
Download SeaTools for DOS if you don't want to use a CD to test the HDD you can use YUMI – Multiboot USB Creator to create a bootable USB (instructions are found at the bottom of both pages).
If SeaTools for DOS is unable to recognize your HDD:
Visit HDDdiag and follow the instructions | Or follow the instructions below.
If SeaTools For DOS does not recognize the drive;
Boot into the BIOS using the *Fx key.
Look for an entry called SATA Mode (or something similar), it should be set to IDE / AHCI.
It's probably set to AHCI which is why SeaTools doesn't recognize them in the DOS environment.
Set it to IDE then save and exit usually by pressing the F10 key.
Now boot into SeaTools and it should detect the drives.
Start the Long Test and let it run.
Upon completion don't try to boot into Windows as it will only result in a BSOD, go back into the BIOS
and change the SATA setting back to what it was in the first place.
*Popular BIOS access keys.
Quote: Originally Posted by Arc
Re-seat the sata and power.
Please scan for possible infection and file corruption.
Download TDSS-Killer and scan for rootkits.
Download Kaspersky Rescue CD and scan for other types of infections. (a how-to tutorial)
Download Malwarebytes and DON'T activate the trail (uncheck the box at the end of the installation)
Follow this tutorial on how to use the SFC/ SCANNOW tool in Windows.
(*Kaspersky Rescue CD from a USB thumbdrive)
Let us know the results.
I have just purchased a new All In One Px30t and I have 2 issues with it which are driving me nuts.
I have a mouse battery that dies after 24hours and the Screen goes black after a few minutes of idle time.
I have changed the settings for the Screen Saver, the Power Options etc everything I can think of it doesn't seem to make a difference.
Also can anyone point me in the direction of an Online Manual for the model.
> Screen goes black after a few minutes of idle time.
Can you bring it back to life somehow or you must restart your Qosmio?
Usually ?User?s manuals? document is saved on HDD (original preinstalled machine). Can you find it?
Have you checked Toshiba support page for online manuals (Toshiba page for country of purchase)?
Hi in the last few weeks I started finding my PC completely frozen on a black screen in the MORNINGS Win SP Intel i GB RAM Gigabyte P M-UD ATI Radeon HD Sound card M-Audio Profire Leaving it working at nights means I m only uploading stuff via uTorrent Nothing else I m regularly pushing long time. a idle after freezes on screen PC black it s performance - music production kills CPU and RAM latest games milk the GPU but doing that never caused crashes or freezes The point - it happens only after long hours of doing nothing so far i e idle for the whole night Or the whole night and morning after it Doesn t always happen but most of the times Some notes - The PC is not old and it was connected to the internet only a few months ago PC freezes on a black screen after long idle time. Protected no viruses - Sound card has caused A LOT of problems BSODS and instabilities - only when working with Cubase It s a major suspect - Only once have I seen it freeze in front of my eyes First windows just froze no black screen I power-shut off at that moment I guess after some time it becomes black - A few days ago the display device crashed first time I had a problem with it I installed the latest PC freezes on a black screen after long idle time. drivers PC freezes on a black screen after long idle time. afterwards Not enough time passed to state it won t happen again Any log I could provide No idea which nbsp
Do you have auto-hide enabled?
Hi I have a brand new laptop HP Envy with Windows Home Premium Sometimes when I come out of Hibernation mode especially a long-duration Hibernation I get a black screen that does not go away without me putting the computer into Sleep mode first The sequence of events goes like this The quot HP quot logo appears after I hit the power switch to turn on the computer The message quot Resuming Windows quot appears A black screen appears briefly with a blinking cursor black Hibernation... 7 when of out Windows screen coming in the upper-left hand corner The screen goes completely black a quot truer quot black than the one from Windows 7 black screen when coming out of Hibernation... step I can get rid of this black screen by shutting the lid of my laptop which sends it into Sleep mode and then lifting the lid again in this case the screen appears which allows Windows 7 black screen when coming out of Hibernation... me to click my username to access the desktop NOTE When coming out of Hibernation there are times when the black screen from step lasts only a few seconds but the fact that sometimes it lasts permanently without my intervention bothers me Can someone please help me resolve this Thankshttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/374221/windows-7-black-screen-when-coming-out-of-hibernation/
Hello, I am working on a toshiba labtop
When I press the power button, the power light comes on, led indicator light comes on for power and battery charging comes on. The cd rom fires up, the cpu fan fires up. The screen stays black, The hard-drive led indicator stays off and the hard drive does not spin up. I have tried to reseat the memory and reseat the hard-drive. I have pulled the battery and held the power button without the the ac adapter hooked up for 60 secs, still nothing, hooked up to external monitor and still nothing. Any tips to try to figure this out?
First of all, its a LAPtop, not a LABtop, and secondly, I believe the problem could be the motherboard, although Im not sure because many things can cause something like this. Try some different memory in it, that would be the easiest option and if that doesnt work, it is most likely the video card. And the video card is very difficult to replace on laptops.
I am aware of the Screen Saver setup and modify capabilities in the Personalization menu. I am also aware that there is a Preview button there also.
There is a program in the Windows system files that you can put on the Taskbar at the bottom of the screen. You can then click this Icon and manually start the Screen Saver.
I however (in my infinite stupidity) have forgotten the name of this program and where it is located. Can someone please tell me what its name is and where it is located?
Welcome to the Seven Forums
This thread may help you Pin screensaver shortcut to taskbar?
I have been trying to find a good utility screen saver with things like: cpu usage, ram usage, cpu temp, etc etc.
I've found only one so far, Nafkak (spelling?), and it is terrible.
Does anyone know of another that I can try?
When I turn on my computer, the screen has an orange/yellow tint to it, sometimes it stays there for about a second, then goes back to normal. Sometimes it stays there until I restart.
I tried to screen capture it, but it didnt show up in the screen shot.
My display driver is "Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family"
I have an Asus computer running windows 7 x64
Im not sure if theres some type of driver I can download and install to fix this, or what.
I hope someone can help me out! Its a real pain to have to keep restarting until it goes away
Check your monitor cable, give it a little wiggle and see if that affects the tint. The fact that it didn't show up on a screenshot means that it is just the monitor, not the system itself.
Help I got the Malware defense a week ago Used Spyware Doctor and Malwarebytes Anti-malware Both are up to date Once a day I get a green screen warning me that I am infected by a virus I figure this is from the virus or trojan I run Spyware doctor and it removes Trojan generic and RogueAntiSpyware exe The computer then works ok for - hours and then it starts Green screen warning. Trojan.generic back keeps With coming again I did not copy the information on the Green screen but it tells me that I am infected and not to do anything until I remove the malware I will copy it down when I get it again yes I know It wasn t too smart of me IBM T- laptop XP-SP FF and IE loaded Hardware firewall on Windows Firewall on I await your direction DDS Ver - - - NTFSx Run by User at on Mon Internet Explorer BrowserJavaVersion Microsoft Windows XP Professional GMT - AV Malware Defense On-access scanning enabled Outdated e e b- e- - c-f c d Trojan.generic keeps coming back With Green screen warning. b Running Processes C WINDOWS system ibmpmsvc exeC WINDOWS system Ati evxx exeC WINDOWS system svchost -k DcomLaunchC WINDOWS system svchost -k rpcssC WINDOWS System svchost exe -k netsvcsC WINDOWS system svchost exe -k WudfServiceGroupC WINDOWS system S EvMon exeC WINDOWS system Ati evxx exeC WINDOWS System svchost exe -k LocalServiceC WINDOWS system spoolsv exeC WINDOWS System svchost exe -k LocalServiceC Program Files ThinkPad ConnectUtilities AcPrfMgrSvc exeC Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleMobileDeviceService exeC Program Files IVT Corporation BlueSoleil BTNtService exeC Program Files Bonjour mDNSResponder exeC Program Files Spyware Doctor BDT BDTUpdateService exeC WINDOWS system svchost exe -k bthsvcsC WINDOWS system cisvc exeC Program Files Symantec Client Security Symantec AntiVirus DefWatch exeC Program Files Java jre bin jqs exeC Program Files Kodak printer center KodakSvc exeC Program Files Common Files Microsoft Shared VS Debug mdm exeC WINDOWS system RegSrvc exeC Program Files Spyware Doctor pctsAuxs exeC Program Files Analog Devices SoundMAX SMAgent exeC WINDOWS System svchost exe -k imgsvcC Program Files Common Files Lenovo tvt reg monitor svc exeC WINDOWS System TPHDEXLG exeC WINDOWS system TpKmpSVC exeC Program Files Common Files Lenovo Scheduler tvtsched exeC Garmin spanner VspStartup exeC Program Files ThinkPad ConnectUtilities AcSvc exec program files lenovo system update suservice exeC WINDOWS System alg exeC Program Files Lenovo HOTKEY TPOSDSVC exeC Program Files Lenovo HOTKEY TPONSCR exeC Program Files Lenovo Zoom TpScrex exeC PROGRA ThinkPad UTILIT EzEjMnAp ExeC Program Files IBM Messages By IBM ibmmessages exeC Program Files Logitech MouseWare system em exec exeC Program Files Symantec Norton Ghost GhostStartTrayApp exeC WINDOWS system ctfmon exeC Program Files Symantec Client Security Symantec AntiVirus Vptray exeC Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPLpr exeC Program Files Synaptics SynTP SynTPEnh exeC WINDOWS system TpShocks exeC Program Files Analog Devices SoundMAX SMax PNP exeC Program Files Common Files Lenovo Scheduler scheduler proxy exeC WINDOWS System spool DRIVERS W X EKIJ MUI exeC Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exeC Program Files Common Files Apple Mobile Device Support bin AppleSyncNotifier exeC Program Files Microsoft ActiveSync WCESCOMM EXEC Program Files Google GoogleToolbarNotifier GoogleToolbarNotifier exeC Program Files Windows Live Messenger msnmsgr exeC Program Files Adobe Acrobat Distillr acrotray exeC Program Files TRENDnet TEW- UB WlanCU exeC Program Files GeoQuick GeoQuick exeC Internet mirc mirc exeC Program Files TPFanControl TPFanControl exeC Program Files iPod bin iPodService exeC Program Files ThinkPad ConnectUtilities SvcGuiHlpr exeC WINDOWS system taskmgr exeC WINDOWS system cidaemon exeC Program Files Spyware Doctor pctsSvc exeC Program Files Spyware Doctor pctsTray exeC Program Files NET net vpn exeC Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exeC WIN... Read more
Hello! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. In order to see what's going on with your computer I'll ask for you to post various logs from the tools that we will use to resolve your issue. Please also share with me any information about how your computer is reacting and behaving each step of the way as we work through this process.Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:Link 1Link 2Link 3Important!You should NOT use Combofix unless you have been instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is intended by its creator to be used under the guidance and supervision of an Malware Removal Expert, not for private use.Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Make sure that you save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopDisable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our toolsDouble click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.**Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message:Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Please copy and paste the contents of C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/290473/trojangeneric-keeps-coming-back-with-green-screen-warning/
I'm trying to figure out my friends PC issue so I'm going to do some tests but I figured I'd post and see if anyone had any input on what it might be, I believe it could be faulty hardware but I'm gonna try to figure out what possibly..
- Computer is new, about 1 month old
-If left idle and turned back on, it can stay on for about 15 - 30 minutes until the screen goes black and needs to be shut down again, goes into this screen
-Computer was running and had music playing, screen went black again and music was still playing in the background. So it's a display issue, but the monitor is fine working on another computer
-Says makes like an electrical noise before the screen goes black, mouse won't move
If any suggestions that'd be helpful, thanks
Well the title says it all. I boot my pc, i see the bios screen then the green light turns to yellow and the screen becomes black... I have tried everything including resetting my bios. i'm out of ideas, i tried two different monitors both do the same.
Edit: Right before the screen goes idle it says on the screen : No hard disk detected
also i hear no beep sound when i turn on the pc. But i don't remember if i ever did
Infected with Virus - used malaware (MBAM) removal software and deleted the files. irql_not_less_or_equal (0x0000000A) error occurred. After that, can not boot from XP CD to recover or even sony OEM logo is not appearing.
I get 1 beep code and blue screen most of the screen and black screen some portion. (phenix BIOS)
Attempts to get to BIOS with F2/F3/F8 did not help. Reinserted memory DIMMs and cleaned up inside little, no progress.
(vaio desktop PCV-RZ44g - XP, sp3)
Not sure what to do next. Appreciate your help. thanks.
If you are getting beep codes...something is seriously out of focus.
Have you looked the code up to see what it's trying to tell you?
Hi everyone. Sometimes a little knowledge is dangerous. Here's what happened After an automatic update last night, my Envy 150 notebook screen stopped working. I was able to connect to an external monitor with no problem. I figured it was related to the update, so I tried to roll it back but was not successful. So here's when I did the dumb thing: I thought maybe the monitor would work fine in safe mode, so I went into msconfig and checked the box to boot into safe mode. Well, now the display still doesn't work, but neither does the external monitor. And I can't figure out how to get it out of safe mode because I can't see what I'm doing with no monitor. Is there anything I can do to get out of this position? Thanks in advance.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Help-my-laptop-screen-is-black-and-I-can-t-get-back-in/td-p/5830373
Hi, My problem is that the screen keeps flashing black, just for a second, and then coming right back. It's not really a problem, but it seems like it's happening with increasing frequency. The computer is fairly new--less than 6 months old. It's connected to wifi most of the time, I run Opera as a browser, and have a Dropbox account I'm hooked into. I only have about 4gigs free on the hard drive, and the memory (as shown in the task manager) is usually around 85%. I work online, and do have a lot of tabs open at once, so the load can get heavy (that's why I switched to Opera, it was freezing up with Firefox's heavy load). Any insight would be appreciated--I just want to know it's not heading towards a crash! Or if it is, if ther's anything I can do about it. Thanks!http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Screen-flashes-black-but-comes-right-back-on/td-p/5732292
So obviously I didn t really solve the problem because the reasons I thought it was happening before are not occurring this time at all Here is the original thread with the quot solution quot http forums techguy org games -solved-games-cause-monitor-go html So now I actually have a fresh install of Windows XP Speedfan says my temps are all around C and after a reboot Supreme Commander crashes my PC around seconds into a Same is black screen crash back... old map Screen goes black fans spin up sound glitches out etc Upon rebooting immediately the temp is still C If my processor or GPU were overheating so much that my PC crashed I d think the temp would stay Same old black screen crash is back... higher longer I ve had my GPU up to C and still was able to play games fine and I don t see my PC going from over C to C from the time it takes me to power off my PC to Windows loading Speedfan So here are some new theories RAM - I ran DXDiag and it said I have MB of RAM but after a clean reboot my page file was in use immediately Maybe I don t know what a page file really is but I thought it took over AFTER the RAM ran out If this is true does it mean my RAM is bad since the page file is being used as soon as Windows starts That would explain crashes pretty well PSU - It s an older PSU years so I guess I could see it going bad but aside from gaming I experience no problems whatsoever I don t really have the money to just go and buy another PSU to see if that was the issue Heat - Even though it sounds ludicrous a part of me is open to the idea of my PC overheating If any experts out there think that this could still be happening despite what I said above please say so I will gladly upload pics of my case so that you can recommend ways to cool it down Drivers - In the post that I linked to above Smiles n Grins suggested downloading older drivers for my card because the newer ones are defective I tried doing this again since it seemed to have worked for a little bit the last time but now I have a fresh XP install but all of the drivers from his link are for quot Quadro quot whatever that is and I can t install them I m not sure how I got it to work last time Thanks in advance you guys have been a lot of help so far with most of my problems nbsphttps://forums.techguy.org/threads/same-old-black-screen-crash-is-back.896385/
Just bought an envy 360 get home and in the middle of using the notebook the screen goes black. I turn the computer off and back on. Screen comes back on but after a few minutes it goes black. You can tell the screen is still on cause you see light on the outside of the screen. Why did I choose hp. So dissatisfiedhttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Video-Display-and-Touch/Hp-envy-360-screen-goes-black-and-won-t-come-back-on-unless/td-p/5741008
So I'm pretty tech savvy I feel embarrassed black, crashes Screen back, goes comes pc to have to come here as I usually solve my problems with a little TLC and Google My monitor will go black for a second come back go black come back It can do this at random intervals when my PC is idle when I'm in-game when I'm browsing the web It's not such a massive problem because the screen comes back But sometimes quite Screen goes black, comes back, pc crashes often actually my PC just hangs and automatically restarts My Graphics drivers are up to date Chipsets are up to date Bios is up to Screen goes black, comes back, pc crashes date Every driver on my PC is up to date and fully updated via windows update I checked event viewer and I'm getting event kernel-power error I'm under suspicion that it's my cheap PSU causing the issue but it's so sudden and it's worrying me that it could potentially be my GPU or my RAM TLDR Screen goes back and comes back when under load pc hangs and restarts event kernel-power error Specs CPU AMD FX- GPU Nvidia Geforce TI SC Ram GB DDR Mhz gb kingston hyperx gb corsair vengeance both are locked to via bios so they work fluidly together Operating system Windows Motherboard MSI gm-P FX I'm not sure if there's any information I'm missing but as I use my PC to work I'm sort of in a rush to get this annoying little problem resolved I would post the entire event viewer log but I'm unsure on how to do that I really need help here Thanks for taking the time If you know how to copy the entire log from event viewer let me know the more information I can provide the betterhttp://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/screen-goes-black-comes-back-pc-crashes-1165433.html
Hello, I have a dell latitude 6430u with windows 8 pro.
I have a very strange and very annoying problem - the screen seemingly randomly goes black with no cursor, anywhere in windows and then comes back again. Sometimes it remains black for just a second sometimes for twenty seconds. And it may continue going back and forth for up to maybe 5 times or more.
The computer is brand new (two weeks old). A this started about a week ago. But in the beginning it didn't go black randomly, but rather changed resolution randomly. I tried updating the graphics drivers and other drivers and maybe that caused the newer problem.
I would be grateful for any help,
The computer is brand new (two weeks old)
return it! ............ and get another one
Greetings all so lately I ve been having some problems with my Dell Vostro A that runs Windows Vista Home Basic -bit service pack Anyway recently I ve been having problems with my laptop I often leave my goes Screen on. won't black turn back laptop on while I m around the house doing things mainly it s downloading or running a virus check but when I return the screen is off which is good I set my screen to turn off after a few minutes but when I try to get the screen to turn on again Screen goes black won't turn back on. by pressing a key on the keyboard or clicking the touchpad or moving it nothing happens I can t get the screen to turn back on and so I am forced to hard reset my laptop which I really don t like to do When I start up the computer again it works fine but I notice that not much of my downloads or scan have been completed like the computer froze pretty early on At first I thought Screen goes black won't turn back on. it was a virus or something so I posted on the appropriate forums on here here is the link to that topic http www bleepingcomputer com forums topic html Unfortunately it appears that this isn t the problem so now I m here trying to find help to resolve this issue I hope someone out there knows the cause of this problem and a way I can fix it Thanks in advancehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/417415/screen-goes-black-wont-turn-back-on/
Hello everyone Well heres the story i just got my doom of screen back! The Black is new computer put together specs GB Corsair DDR ram SATA hard drive old and used not new GB invidia GTS video card ASUS P N-D SLI mother board Intel Core quad GHZ DVD drive also old WATT power supply okay here is the problem i cant seem to install windows it hangs at completing install FOREVER so i decided to The Black screen of doom is back! just go back to the trusty windows XP the disk has windows XP home SP the install goes very well and i can create my windows accounts and all but as soon as i install the video drivers for my video card and restart my computer it will shot the XP logo and at the bottom the little bar running across then were its suppose to show witch account to log onto it just sits there with a black screen and a mouse keyboard wont respond only mouse and it will stay on that black screen forever its so annoying some one please help i got a starcraft beta key but my pc to run the game wont work Thanks for any help u guys can give
Hi there, You said you were trying to install Windows 7 but which version are you trying to install. As you mentioned XP install fine, is it possible to access safe mode when this black screen is displayed, restart your machine and keep pressing f8, then from the menu choose safe mode. This way we can rule the graphics card as the culprit.
The other thing I can thing of is that the driver your installing on XP, needs to be XP driver and I am sure you have probably done this already but it is good to check. You could try also installing an older version if provided on the graphics card manufcaturer.
I would personall run a test on the hard drive, I would start with a check disk which can be done using safemode + cmd , the recover console or a live CD. This way we can test the Hard Drive for errors. The live cd I would recommend is http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ which provides many Hard drive testing.
I know the memory you have is new so I cannot say that you need to test it, however try the install with lesser RAM. I can't technically explain how in any way this will do anything, however when your troubleshooting you have to do many things.
I am going through the first steps in spyware and pop-up removal. I have reached as far as DDS:
I cannot get the program to run as directed. Notwithstanding your warning about antivirus blocking the operations of this program I tried to operate it in safe mode with no services or antivirus operating and still got the same result, namely an error message warning in effect ?... not a valid win 32 application?.
Please see the attached screenshot for details.
Looking forward to an early resolution of this problem.
Michael J. Allen
how do you delete a screen saver from the drop down list? (right click on screen-click on properties,click tab on screen saver - drop down list shows "abc" ---) how does one delete this "abc" ?
By deleting the screensaver. Search for .scr files in the Windows and Windows\System32 directories. If you are not sure which it is, right-click the scr file and choose "Test" to see which it is.
Have an HP Pavilion Media Center and out of the box the screen saver won't work. Finally determined that if I disable ehtray.exe it works (only temp fix). When pc is restarted ehtray.exe is back and running. How can I permanently disable it.
Thanks for any help out there.
ehtray.exe is a process is the tray bar process for the Microsoft Media Center. It gives you easy access to the digital media manager. This is a non-essential process. Disabling or enabling it is down to user preference
This can probably be disabled through msconfig (Windows key + R then type "msconfig", or start menu > run > "msconfig")
In the window that loads go to the startup tab and you should be able to disable it from starting from there.
Recently my screen saver won't turn on when the system is idol. I've looked in the display management, and set the screen saver go go off after 2 minutes of inactivity, and the monitor to turn off after a half an hour, However, when I leave and come back hours later, the monitor and screen are still on. What is wrong with the screen saver? Any help would be appreciated.
Please do this:
Click here to download HJTsetup.exe
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
I have recently purchased an HP 8.1 All in one. I cant give you the computer stats at this stage as are am still working my way through several other problems. First one up is "My screen saver wont stay on for anymore than a few minutes, then stops"
Can anyone help me with this one first.
Screen saver "stops" as in exits, or "freezes," or the system goes into Sleep or Hibernation?
I have a problem with my screen saver, it tells me that there is no direct3d device installed, I recently had to reformat my hard drive due to infectious virus and trojan, and now do not have direct3d device. Also cannot play a lot of downloadable games from the internet. My vga card is...VGA-X controller through ATI technology Inc. Can anyone help me?
I've been told that a screen saver serves no useful purpose? Is this right? Thanks Dave.
I think this would depend on whether your system is often left on 24/7 but left idle for a considerable time during that period.
I have the american flag flying in my yard. I caught it just right flying in the wind and took a picture. My question is can I transfer this picture to my screen saver and if so how do I go about doing it? Thank you for what ever help you can give me.
I have the american flag flying in my yard. I caught it just right flying in the wind and took a picture. My question is can I transfer this picture to my screen saver and if so how do I go about doing it? Thank you for what ever help you can give me.
DavidClick to expand...
My Pictures Screensaver in XP?
I just downloaded a screen saver and I don't know how to turn it on. It is sitting in my downloads folder but where do I extract the files to so that I can set it as my screen saver?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-screen-saver-190656.html
Have a strange one.
We recently purchased a screen saver maker program.
We made the screen saver using Flash and then it gets imported into the Maker and then you make the scr file.
Works on 900 computers fine. 4 comptuers have this issue where.
Nothing comes on, but the time freezes and you get a open application of the SCR program.
If I change the screen saver to another and preview or use it, it works.
If I make up a quick screen saver in this program with just words it works.
The screen saver does not need flash or anything on the users side to work.
But for these 4 people previewing it does not show.
We did update the Video card drivers on these computers. They are the same computers by the way as everyone else.
Do all these PC have the same makeup? Same display settings, app settings etc?
Have just moved from XP to 7. Everything is perfect except for one minor detail - the screen saver : I choose, I preview (there it is), I set the minutes, but when the time is up I get a completely black screen - and no saver. I am afraid I am a bit confused about your TSG SysInfo.recommendation - I have right clicked and hit Copy, but where exactly has it gone? How, exactly do I include it with my question? Thank you in advance - and for your patience!
Just recently when I try to open screensaver(which I have been using for about 4 years)
I get message
bad display mode switching to software rasterizer
can you please offer help
thank you Kevin.
win XP SP2
int core TM 2CPU
I use Picassa 3 for a photo viewer..wallpaper works fine but I have tried all setings for the screen saver..to no avail..when I clik on "preview it works fine..tried 1 min..3 min..5 min setings..screensaver will not kick in.
From what I could find out, Picassa 3.9 is the latest version and according to what is at the top of here page:
"Windows XP/Vista/7" Click to expand...
it does not support Windows 8. This could be your problem?
I have a Screen saver I would like to add to my computer, where do I put this file?
Hi thanks startup, death Black at Solved: all blue with began screen screen a of for checking Solved: Black screen of death at startup, all began with a blue screen my question I haven t found an answer to my particular situation Dell xps m laptop w vista It all started with a blue screen w scrolling text after the fated restart The blue screen text said quot if this is the first time you ve seen this message quot and then comp restarted again showing the blue screen then restarted into windows repair mode after repair mode tried to fix Solved: Black screen of death at startup, all began with a blue screen the problem comp restarted then the screen went black blank right after the little windows loading animation where the bar keeps moving from left to right and there s a small windows logo It all happened fast so there may have been steps I forgot but that s the jist of it Now screen always goes black blank during startup after the windows loading animation so I can t start windows in normal mode I can start in safe mode if I manually force shutdown by holding the power button so I m not imploding with fear ok I am Possible causes This occured right after installing vista updates that restart was when I saw the blue screen Also occured the restart after running a patch called quot Vista TCP IP and UAC AutoPatch quot I downloaded it from softpedia the developer was listed as defcon and their website listed was securevista net but the site is down I found this out after the problem occured The patch had lots of positive reviews and lots of people on other sites also suggest using it to remove the limit of tcp connections which windows unnecessarily imposes Removing the limit supposedly increases P P filesharing speeds so it s a common approach to slow utorrent problems etc to patch the tcp sys file I have since quot unpatched quot it using the unpatch file which came with it but I m suspicious of the software developer now The patch originally disabled UAC user account control which is suspicious to me but I m not highly tech savy so I dunno if that s common or not I did also remove mcafee s security center I was busy I guess that was a mistake should always restart after each big change I apologize for the complication this creates in identifying the problem It s possible I did something else before the fatal restart if none of these three could be the culprit then I ll think harder about what that could be but for now these changes stand out in my mind I m assuming that windows repair mode s changes didn t cause this problem but I don t have any factual reason to believe that What could this be What can I do Thank you p s This is the last time I ever install software from a company that doesn t have an active website even if this wasn t the problem s cause nbsp
I've been working on a dell inspiron 1525 today and cant figure what is causing this problem.
The laptop boots, displays the post screen, and then the screen goes black.
You can boot into BIOS,
You can boot into the Boot menu.
You cannot boot into safe mode, the f8 key does nothing,
when using the boot menu, u can't boot into a windows disc to reload the operating system, it just goes black.
I did however manage to boot into a linux cd i have and run a HDD test (what passed) and a memory test (what also passed).
It does exactly the same on an external monitor aswell so I am lost with this one.
Any ideas would be appreciated
Which OS is on the computer?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-dell-inspiron-1525-screen-goes-black-after-post-screen-642561.html
I did an upgrade from Win and Screen Saver Turn off display after mins was working under Win bit As my title suggest Screen Saver Lock screen Slideshow Turn off display after mins are not working under Win The Lock screen Slideshow is there when Win starts but only shows ONE image never moves to another THINGS I've done so far to get any of these working Screen Saver Lock screen Slideshow Turn off display after mins I ve turned off all the Wake on lan functions Tried different folder images for the lockscreen Slideshow window spotlight and picture Tried to set new power options was able to get SLEEP to show up in Start as it was not there before but once click the display DID turn off but wouldn t WORK NONE / Turn SS screen Screen Saver after 5 / off display / mins Lock turn back on with mouse movement keyboard presses had to do a hard reboot Win started without issue and the SLEEP mode was no longer aviable via the power start menu Anyone have a clue how to get all NONE WORK / Screen Saver / Lock screen SS / Turn off display after 5 mins of these working Really NONE WORK / Screen Saver / Lock screen SS / Turn off display after 5 mins would like my display to turn off after mins and the Screen saver to work the Lockscreen I'm not fussed abouthttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/585384/none-work-screen-saver-lock-screen-ss-turn-off-display-after-5-mins/
Hello I ll go ahead and start from the very beginning Thanks in advance though for taking a look at my problem About a month ago my computer would give me a few problems while booting screen before Cant black Windows login boot, Solved: screen up I would start the computer it would run through BIOS run through the Windows loading screen and after that it would run the CHKDSK to make sure my disks are fine CHKDSK doesn t work it just freezes right before checking the disks so I restart and generally it will boot up Most of the time it would boot up perfectly but rarely would it go to the xp loading screen and then flicker as if it as Solved: Windows Cant boot, black screen before login screen going to go to the windows login screen but wouldn t The screen would just stay black and I d have to restart Solved: Windows Cant boot, black screen before login screen Next time generally it would work perfect So this brings me to the current day After the Solved: Windows Cant boot, black screen before login screen windows xp loading screen it goes black The computer is on but I don t see any activity for the HDD via the LED SO i go into safe mode i finally get CHKDSK to run I had to really mess with some stuff to get that working Windows says the volume is fine and the only way I can boot my PC is in safe mode but even that will freeze sometimes while loading some of the files Just to let you know I m running Raid and this is my first time running it I m not sure if this symptom is a common problem if one of the disks are going out Does anyone know whats going on Could it be a virus that messed with a boot ini or any startup stuff also is there anyway to remove problems within safe mode I tried removing anti-virus program thinking it might help but wont allow me nbsp
hey i recently bought the 'complete edition' of BF2 including bf2, special forces, euro force and armoured fury. i've successfully installed bf2 and special forces but each time i double click on the desktop icon it loads up a small screen with the battlefield 2 logo on it, then my whole screen goes black like it should. but then it always returns to my desktop as if nothing has happened, without a tab in the bottom panel thing.
i've tried adjusting the screen refresh rate in the Video.con file through notepad to match my computer's, and also i've tried running the program as administrator and also in compatibility mode (xp sp2). what more can i do?
I had the same issues(and more) with BF2 with a Vista 64 bit install on a new PC a couple weeks ago. You appear to be doing the right things by running as administrator and XP compatibility mode. Hmmm...I assume you are actually logged in as an administrator with admin rights set up, correct? And when you run BF2 you are right clicking the shortcut and selecting run as administrator from the options there? Mine works fine now using the above procedure. The only other problem I had was crashing to desktop when in an online game. This problem appeared out of the blue at the beginning of April. BF2 would CTD after anywhere between 1 and 20 minutes..every time online. Turns out this started happening to many, many others.
It appears to be a new problem with the EA Download Manager. Once I uninstalled that and reinstalled BF2 from disk and run the game from disk the problem went away. So, if you are using the EA DM, you may want to uninstall it and see if installing and running from disk fixes your proble.
the only other thing I can think that I have read about causing this would be a conflict with you vid card and drivers., but I'm not up to speed with that particular issue.
This problem is been happening for some time now. I have not used this computer for a while. I update the Geforce driver and also all the window updates. I ran malware check and antivirus scans everything comes up clean. What can I do to solve this issues, I am at a loss and our local Microcenter Tech group says everything checks out. The screen will go black then may or may not pop back up. If it does pop back up there is a error message that says Video Driver Kernel error version 358.91 or the computer will reboot then post a message that it recovered for a system error. Any help on this would be great. Thank you.
That error seems to indicate a known problem with nVidia drivers.
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.
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
Every so often my screen will go black and then immediately return to normal. I'm running the most currect Video Driver. There's no rhyme and reason when it will do it and it doesn't do it that often..... What could be causing this?Thanks.
Hello, Maybe you could try what Igra tells here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-2-Pro-Screen-Flickering-and-Screen-Bl...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-Screen-Flickers-Black-Then-Goes-Back-On/td-p/2251714
To give a bit of a background - I had to change the mothboard of my system comes Screen couple of back black goes for a and seconds up last month because of an incident of burnt PSU Coming to Screen goes black for a couple of seconds and comes back up the current situation - since the last few weeks I have noticed that when I am viewing a video on fullscreen mode I would often hear a system alert sound like the one you get when you plug and unplug in a pendrive It doesn't occur always though I immediately check Screen goes black for a couple of seconds and comes back up the events viewer to see if it has logged anything but no errors warning show up there that could describe what happened at that time Moreover the screen often turns black for a couple of seconds and comes back to normal Sometimes before it comes back to normal I could see my screen changing to a much lower resolution and then back to the original one Again nothing related to graphics or monitor in the event viewer My system specs - AMD FX - CPU Asus M A L-M-USB AMD Radeon HD GPU Corsair Vengance - GB x CM B PSU Corsair MX- - GB SSD Seagate - RPM - GB Seagate - RPM - GB This didn't start happening following a clean install btw I have searched for updates to my graphic drivers but found no new updates The monitor is quite old though - - yrs I guess What could be happening here Many thankshttp://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/400013-screen-goes-black-couple-seconds-comes-back-up.html
I'm using Win Home Premium on my Asus desktop and am not a PC expert but managed up. starting TIMES screen after at Black back to get things so that after minutes it either sleeps or hibernates not sure which it's called in a way where the power usage goes down to about watts and the monitor screen shuts off too I think the HD shuts down too Then when I come back and click the left mouse button I can hear some kind of motor start back up in the PC and it takes me to my password screen I enter it and go back to what I'm doing without the need to reboot I like it this way But SOMETIMES instead of waking up like that I just get a black screen and nothing - no way at all to wake it up I have to shut off the power at the UPS turn Black screen at TIMES after starting back up. it on then do a complete reboot from the power on switch Is this a flaw in Win that it does that sometimes
Could be just a transient glitch/bug. You say this is a now and then thing? How often? I'm sure the "motor" you hear is just the HDD starting back up (spinning). How often between times does this happen? In my experience, and others may differ, I've found its best to shut your machine completely off every now and then. Thats not a recommendation, o.k., as not all agree on this, but it works for me. If this happens with some regularity, you could 1.) run a memory test 2.) Run a sfc/scannow to check/repair any corrupted system files. I'll post links to our tutorials on how to do these. Just click on the blue link and follow instructions. Hope this helps!
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Screen randomly goes black then comes back on, no message saying display driver has stopped working. Happens every 10-15 minutes. Fresh install of windows 7 too. Anyone has this problem before? Should I try re-seating GPU?
ok so its not ever 10-15, just went 2 hours without it happening, wasn't doing anything GPU intensive, reading my mail..http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/323049-screen-goes-black-second-then-back-without-any-error-messages.html
My user account is password protected and "require a password on wake up" is turned on .
But when I resume from hibernate it return to desktop instead of log on screen. The same think happens with screen saver -on resume display log on screen-.
Originally Posted by vassoulas
My user account is password protected and "require a password on wake up" is turned on .
But when I resume from hibernate it return to desktop instead of log on screen. The same think happens with screen saver -on resume display log on screen-.
Hibernation in it self saves everything thats in RAM at the time the system is put into that mode. It should not lock the PC as that wasn't the state it was in before it hibernated. perhaps lock the PC before you push the hibernate button!
HI I had viruses that I think are the cause of a SCREEN SAVER PROBLEM I have now THE STORY I used to be able to open DIRECTLY some Screen Savers [SOLVED] . Saver . Screen . Problem I have in a FOLDER A left double click and it would start and run IMMEDIATELY like any other program without right click Install etc We don't always need to configure it right And it's faster Then I HAD those viruses not detected by AVAST AV and also blphcv e eab scr I GOT RID of the viruses and made a BIG CLEAN-UP of [SOLVED] Screen Saver Problem . . . my PC I also runned Spybot Eusing Registry Cleaner SmitFraudFix MalwareBytes [SOLVED] Screen Saver Problem . . . SuperAntiSpyware SpywareBlaster Panda online KASPERSKY SECONIA Once or twice a week I run Spybot and Eusing Since the Viruses experience I realised I had a problem [SOLVED] Screen Saver Problem . . . with my Screen Savers May be due to the blphcv e eab scr virus They would not run anymore with left double click When I do so I only get the configuration window So I have always to do the long procedure either right click on the Screen Saver application Configure or Install etc or right click on the desktop Propriety Screen Saver Tab etc Before the VIRUSES it was not necessary to Install They would ALSO run immediately like any other application we open with normal left double clicks Many thanks Concerning STEP The link is not up-to-date IE-Spyad doesn't exist anymore Here are the PANDA and HJT logs as asked in the STEPS procedure ANALYSIS - - PROTECTIONS MALWARE SUSPECTS PROTECTIONS Description Version Active Updated avast antivirus VPS - Yes Yes MALWARE Id Description Type Active Severity Disinfectable Disinfected Location Application Processor HackTools No Yes No C Documents and Settings c Bureau ANTI SPYWARE SmitfraudFix Process exe Application Processor HackTools No Yes No C System Volume Information restore FE ECD - - ED -BFB - F BB RP A exe Application Processor HackTools No Yes No C Documents and Settings c Bureau ANTI SPYWARE SmitfraudFix SmitfraudFix SmitfraudFix zip SmitfraudFix Process exe Application Processor HackTools No Yes No C Documents and Settings c Bureau ANTI SPYWARE SmitfraudFix SmitfraudFix Process exe W Xor-encoded A Virus No Yes No C Program Files Alwil Software Avast DATA chest W Xor-encoded A Virus No Yes No C Program Files Alwil Software Avast DATA chest Application SmithFraudFix A HackTools No Yes No C System Volume Information restore FE ECD - - ED -BFB - F BB RP A exe Application SmithFraudFix A HackTools No Yes No C System Volume Information restore FE ECD - - ED -BFB - F BB RP A exe Application SmithFraudFix A HackTools No Yes No C Documents and Settings c Bureau ANTI SPYWARE SmitfraudFix SmitfraudFix exe HackTool Rebooter HackTools No Yes No C Documents and Settings c Bureau ANTI SPYWARE SmitfraudFix Reboot exe Generic Malware Virus Trojan No Yes No C Documents and Settings c Bureau ANTI SPYWARE SmitfraudFix SmitfraudFix IEDFix C exe Generic Malware Virus Trojan No Yes No C Documents and Settings c Bureau ANTI SPYWARE SmitfraudFix SmitfraudFix SmitfraudFix zip SmitfraudFix IEDFix C exe SUSPECTS Sent Location VULNERABILITIES Id Severity Description Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v SP Boot mode Normal 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 WINDOWS system svchost exe C Program Files Alwil Software Avast aswUpdSv exe C Program Files Alwil Software Avast ashServ exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C Program Files Microsoft Hardware Mouse point exe C Program Files Microsoft Hardware Keyboard type exe C PROGRA ALWILS Avast ashDisp exe C Program Files Java jre bin jusched exe C Program Files Fichiers communs Real Update OB realsched exe C PROGRA PANICW POP-UP PSFree exe C Program Files Windows Live Messenger MsnMsgr Exe C PROGRA THEWEA Desktop DesktopWe... Read more
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I down loaded a screen saver that I would like to use. The instructions say to right click the downloaded file and to select install; however, there is no install option. When I go to the screen saver section on my control panel, there is no browse option either. So I'm wondering how to make my newly downloaded screen saver work i.e. import or attatch to screen saver folder? Thanks.
I am having a problem with Windows XP, I have a screen saver that activates when no activity, but now it also Logs me off, it does not shut down, just logs me off, never did this before.???
Now when I return to my computer and move the mouse, it has actually logged me right off.
Any suggestions, I must have done something I was not aware I was doing.
Thanking you in advance
This is a security feature, built into Windows, which can be disabled. Go into Control Panel > Display. Click on the 'Screen Saver' tab. Near where you select your screen saver there is a check box marked 'On resume, display welcome screen'. Untick this box and OK. The next time the screen saver comes on, it shouldn't ask you to log in again.
Hi everyone I had viruses that I think are the cause of a SCREEN SAVER PROBLEM I have now THE STORY I used to be able to open DIRECTLY some Screen Savers I have in a FOLDER A left . Problem [SOLVED] . Saver . Screen double click and it would start and run IMMEDIATELY like any other program Then I HAD those viruses not detected by AVAST AV and also blphcv e eab scr I GOT RID of the viruses and made a big CLEAN-UP of my PC After that I realised I had a problem with my Screen Savers and posted on AVAST and TECH SUPPORT GUY Forums [SOLVED] Screen Saver Problem . . . FROM THAT it seems my problem was NOT understood properly I spent some days doing what everyone told me i e run Spybot EusingRegistryCleaner MBAM SAS SpyWareBlaster Panda online KASPERSKY SECONIA SmitFraudFix and what not And a lot of HJT to everyone that would ask for it NOW back to my SS PROBLEM it won't run like before Since the Viruses experience when I try to run a SS directly instead of running immediately I will only get a configuration window The only way now to run a SS is to install it each time Right click then install etc Before they would ALSO run immediately like any other application I open with normal left double clicks It was not necessary to Install it If you will it's like if you try to open Internet Explorer and instead of the normal browser window you get the quot Internet Options quot window Have a nice day Now I'm gonna have a drink
Hi. . .
I would suggest that you proceed to out Security Center, HiJackThis Log Help, but before doing so be sure to follow the 5 steps outlined:
IMPORTANT ? Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help
When your system is declared clean by one of the security analysts, p[lease feel free to return here to XP Support for any lingering questions/issues.
Regards. . .
I'm sure there is a way to make a DVD of favorite photos to play as a "screen saver" on my television ... but even though I searched through the forums here and even googled the question, I can't figure out the answer. The google search was just too overwhelming.
If someone can explain the process, or direct me to a website with SIMPLE instructions, I'd really appreciate it.
Is there a way to have an icon on the desk top that will start the screen saver.
Sometimes I would like to turn on the screen saver when i leave the computer and not have it wait the 5 minutes I have set.
I don't want to have to change the time delay each time.
I'm using Windows 7- 64 bit
It's better to blank the screen or put the PC to sleep, but the answer to your question is 'yes.'
Put a shortcut to the screen saver on your desktop. Easiest way is to just right click and hold on the file and drag it to the desktop. When you release the pop-up menu includes 'Create shortcuts here.'
For example, if you want the "Mystify" screen saver the file is C:\Windows\System32\Mystify.scr.
Everytime Im Logged Off And Im At The Screen To Choose What Account To Sign Into...after Like 10 Minutes A Screen Saver Pops Up...and My Pc Just Makes Loading Noises All Night Until I Sign In.......how Do I Turn Off That Screen Saver? I Have It Turned Off For When Im Signed In..right Clicked My Desktop And Went To Properties And I Put No Screen Saver....so Yea...how Do I Make It Stop Loading For When Im Signed Off?
It's called the "logon" screen saver and evidently disabling it requires a registry edit:
I'm having a problem with the screen saver not working on my IBM T21 WinXP SP2 No matter where I set the settings it will never kick in. It works when you test it but not otherwise. The monitor power settings are also not working. Any suggestions? I'm out of ideas.
Running Vista Home Edition Service Pack 2
Turn off display battery 5 mins plugged in 25 mins
Put computer to sleep battery 15 mins plugged in 30 mins
Screen saver WindowsLogo
Computer doesn't turn off or go to sleep
and screensaver is not displayed.
Any help greatly appreciated.
Don't remember this ever working.
this may be a dumb question. but did you click apply after you changed your settings ?
My screensaver will not kick-in. I have a dual-monitor setup, one LCD, one CRT, w/an NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE video card. I've tried different screensavers, including just blank, and they won't start up. This is very important because I've just had burn-in on my LCD monitor (yes, that's right, see thread link below!) so I have to have a screensaver. I'm running XP Pro.
Can you use the Preview button with a SS selected and have it kick-in? I would try testing out the default Windows screen saver using a 1 minute delay. Be sure not to touch the mouse or any keys during that time.
Hey, im new here ive tryed a couple of other site but no luck so, my problem here is that like a week ago this thing popped up about opera gold its a nice ware has ended and needs to close? so i clicked dont sent then my computer shut off, ok so i turned it back on and after the bios flash screen (where it says press f2 for setup Ect.) it just goes to a black screen. I've tried starting in safe mod it just keeps getting stuck on KDCOM.DLL and just sits there. Anyone got a clue what could be the problem?
So here's the deal screen Black Windows [SOLVED] after screen loading starting from the beginning Note I've been away for about a year and I just got back today I'm pretty psyched about Starcraft so I tried to install it a couple hours ago [SOLVED] Black screen after Windows loading screen The software failed to connect to the Internet to validate the installation At the suggestion of a member of another forum I ran ComboFix exe It totally fixed the problem I could have [SOLVED] Black screen after Windows loading screen stopped there but I was a little greedy I then installed Windows Updates on my computer up to but not including XP Service Pack I did this because SC II more or less asked me to I restarted upon completion and the problem began After the Windows loading screen the screen becomes black Shortly afterward there is no more input to the monitor it turns off I hear a beep every seconds from my computer but nothing else This continues until I restart Safe Mode and Last Known Configuration do not work I have the Recovery Console installed but I don't know what to do with that Unfortunately I disabled System Restore quite a while ago to save space I am fairly certain the culprit is these Windows updates What I would ideally like to do is well uninstall them I don't know how to navigate the text workspace of the Recovery Console though and I don't even know if it can be done I'd really appreciate any help at all It's so unfortunate that my computer worked great after a year of sitting idle and then I went and messed it up in an hour
Use an XP Installation Disk to run chkdsk, and hope your problem is HD errors.
If Safe Mode, Last known good configuration and System Restore are all not working, the only thing left is a Repair Installation.
Do you have a XP Installation disk ?