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    video replay keeps freezing

    Hi have a 2.4 Gh PC connected via ethernet cable to my PS3. I will usually re-encode MKV files to MPG using mkv2vob because I am hard of hearing and I want to hard encode subtitles. The media files are stored on my computer hard drive & I use PS3 media Player to play the files on TV through my...
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    Proble with Explorer when computer boots

    My daughter is running XP Pro SP3 on her computer. When she boots up her computer, Explorer does not seem to be loading properly. None of the on screen icons come on, but if I go into task manager, stop Explorer and then restart it, that will usually solve the problem. Also, the computer will...
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    Computer shuts off when I run video conversion programs

    The video card is an NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS. Not sure about the previous card. or about the PSU. I think I've come to the conclusion that it's probably the CPU overheating. One thing I didn't mention: I installed a new CPU (upgraded from a 3400+ to a 4200) but I didn't upgrade the CPU fan...
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    Computer shuts off when I run video conversion programs

    I am having an ongoing problem with my PC suddenly shutting down for no apparent reason. It usually happens when I am running a video conversion program (e.g., avi to mp4; DVD Shrink). At first I thought it was one of my hard drives overheating, so I had the operating system moved to the IDE...
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    Failure to install Net Framework 3.5 ... weird!!

    I am having this bizarre problem when I try to install net.framework 3.5. I have tried to install it a number of times with no luck, and when I try to check the error log nothing comes up. I googled the problem and made sure there were no obvious problems (e.g. - IIS is activated). I tried to...
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    Free program that can recover lost files

    Hi ... I found myself in a somewhat similar situation. My computer has three 250 Gig hard drives with one of the SATA drives divided into 2 partitions. The boot drive is on one of those partitions. I decided to reinstall windows and for some harebrained reason I started mucking about in the...
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    internet access via second modem?

    Good day all ... I have cable internet service through my ISP. They provided me with a Motorola modem which is attached to the coax cable feed. I want to provide internet service to my children's computers, but becasue they are two floors up, the signal is usually poor. While perusing e-bay...
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    Solved: Computer asks for uninstalled operating system

    Changing the boot.ini file worked -- problem resolved!! Many thanks!! :up:
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    Installing Linux as a second operating system

    Hello all ... I am currently I a running XP Pro on an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ with 2 Gigs of RAM and 750 Gigs on 3 hard drives. Could anyone please point me to a link that will tell me how to install Linux as a second operating system? Thanks!!
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    Solved: Computer asks for uninstalled operating system

    Hello all ... a long time ago I installed a second version of Windows XP on my computer. If memory serves, I installed it on the same directory as my original operating system. I uninstalled it shortly thereafter ... however, every time I boot up, the computer asks me which copy of XP I want to...
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    Task Manager Problem

    I feel like an idiot. Must have tattooed to me forehead ... 'GOOGLE IS MY FRIEND".:o Thanks for taking the time to reply!
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    Task Manager Problem

    I am running XP Pro SP2. I have had a strange thing happen to Task Manager. Whenever I'd access it before (through CTR+ALT+DEL or through the taskbar menu), I'd get a number of different option, such as active tasks, programs running (including the memory and CPU they were using), CPU & memory...
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    Solved: Infostealer.Bancos infection

    Thanks ... I actually already did the system restore thing, but maybe I'll do it again ... can't be too safe;) . I'm also starting to use Acronis to backup my applications partition, but unfortunately the beasty appeared before I had a chance to do a back-up. Thanks again for all your help:D
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    Solved: Infostealer.Bancos infection

    :up: They're great! The nasty little bugger has seemed to have taken its leave. Many, Many thanks for all of your help!:)
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    Solved: Infostealer.Bancos infection

    All done ... the latest HJT log follows ... Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 6:31:19 PM, on 05/03/2007 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe...