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    Laptop lagging

    I know this is pretty general, but can I get some help with persistent lagging? I've disabled some services and startup programs and it hasn't helped but I'm sure there are more I could stop than I'm unaware of. Please let me know what info and details to share that could help. Thank you so...
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    computer no longer starts. error code 51208

    Reseated the hard drive...didn't work. Just for kicks I tried to boot with system mechanic disk. It said hardware-only disk scan: Primary-master disk identity ERROR. No disk to use; QDMA not loaded! I don't have a copy of the same version XP running on my laptop, but had an older one...
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    computer no longer starts. error code 51208

    Hi there, So my laptop will not start at all. I was streaming a video, and it kept freezing and looping so I decided to reboot my system because it seemed like everything was lagging a bit. On restart I got an error msg saying that windows could not be started because hal.dll was missing or...
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    Solved: External HDD not working

    sorry for the late reply....but yes, it was the casing! Replaced it, and the hdd works fine!
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    Solved: External HDD not working

    Actually, I could probably find a different enclosure easier than finding someone's desktop to borrow and install my drive into. Do you think that would be worth trying?
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    Solved: External HDD not working

    I will see if I can try that...but that is easier said than done. I don't have a desktop, only my laptop that I bought because I moved cities.
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    Solved: External HDD not working

    Hello all, my Maxtor 3200 500 gig external usb hdd has stopped functioning on my laptop. If I reboot my laptop with it plugged in, the computer freezes and will not start unless I unplug it. It is recognized under the device manager when plugged in...however it gives error code 10 (this...
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    Virus Help

    Please bump this thread.
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    Virus Help

    can I please have this thread bumped? Thanks....
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    Virus Help

    nobody? =(
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    Virus Help

    Hi everyone, I think my laptop has a bad virus. XP is running pretty unstable.....particularly when I use my IE or Firefox. After closing the browsers, they remain in the task manager processes and cannot be killed. Everytime I open and close a browser, another one shows up in task...
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    Browsers remain in processes after closed (IE

    This happens daily after a couple of hours of use.
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    Browsers remain in processes after closed (IE

    i know that....but when I close it, it stays in the processess, and does not close. Until I have like 10 iexplorer is the task manager, eating all my cpu. and I'm unable to use my computer, and have to reboot with the power button. Even the shutdown button in windows will not work, because my...
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    Browsers remain in processes after closed (IE

    Malware Log File Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46 www.malwarebytes.org Database version: 4514 Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702 31/08/2010 1:41:47 PM mbam-log-2010-08-31 (13-41-47).txt Scan type: Full scan (C:\|) Objects scanned: 231679 Time...
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    Browsers remain in processes after closed (IE

    Here is another HJT log, after I open and closed IExplorer a couple of times. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 12:54:27 AM, on 31/08/2010 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702) Boot mode: Normal Running...
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