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    64 bit system freezes for a few seconds

    I have a 64 bit system that will freeze at random times. The funny thing is it only freezes for about 30 seconds then goes again. The even funnier thing is that the mouse will move, the num lock...
  2. Question: Laptop cd-rw

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    I'd start by uninstalling it and re-installing it...

    I'd start by uninstalling it and re-installing it from the device manager. Then you could try getting more recent firmware from the manufacturer and also try uninstalling and re-installing all of...
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    If you run a search on your computer for all the...

    If you run a search on your computer for all the .pst files you should be able to copy them and move them to another system with Outlook 2003 on it and the import them emails and contacts. I don't...
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    Another possibility I've sometimes found is that...

    Another possibility I've sometimes found is that your power supply is on the way out. If it is breaking down (or sometimes they just aren't big enough) then they seem to just stop supplying enough...
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    Windows Installer Service

    I tried to re-install the Installer Service on an XP Home SP2 computer I have here. I keep getting an Access Denied error and the installation backtracks and restarts the computer. I have read...
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    I would definitely be upgrading to SE. Whether...

    I would definitely be upgrading to SE. Whether it fixes your problem I would do it anyway. What diagnostics have you run? Personally when it comes to blue screens I normally try to blame the RAM...
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    This might seem like a silly question but have...

    This might seem like a silly question but have you checked the firewall settings? It sounds like it's possible that the upgrade computer has something set incorrectly in it's firewall. Can you ping...
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    The problem is that it doesn't get past the first...

    The problem is that it doesn't get past the first Toshiba screen. You know the one with the icons down the bottom to alter the boot menu. I was hoping to find the BIOS reset jumper on the...
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    Opening a Toshiba

    I have a Toshiba Satellite A10 that I need to access the motherboard on but I cannot get the bottom off. I have removed every screw I can see but there looks to be some underneath the keyboard. Has...
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    Yeah very similar idea but the idea I read about...

    Yeah very similar idea but the idea I read about put the responsibility back on to the sender. They had to verify themselves with an email that came back to them then get authorised. This way if...
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    I'm all for better solutions. Just because I...

    I'm all for better solutions. Just because I like this idea doesn't mean I think that nothing else is any good but I have to admit that things like spam blocking are just painful. I get so many...
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    Blue Security Spam Fighting

    I was wondering if anyone else here uses Blue Frog for spam and if you have found that you are getting any less spam. For those who don't know what it is basically you can report your spam to the...
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    Ok I'm not sure if I've found the root of the...

    Ok I'm not sure if I've found the root of the problem but we found that if you put a raid card in rather than using the onboard raid it doesn't seem to fault. We have two servers that are identical...
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    Forward as attachment

    Is it still possible to forward a single email as an attachment using Microsoft Office 2003? I've recently started using BlueSecurity.com and I frequently need forward a single piece of spam to them...
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    Nero Vision Express Shuts Down

    I have a computer here and whenever I try to burn a DVD I've created with Vision Express 2, Nero just shuts down. No error message or anything it just disappears. Any help would be greatly...
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    Hey thanks for the quick response. The WSUS does...

    Hey thanks for the quick response. The WSUS does not update any time near the backup. It starts at 8PM while the backup runs at 1AM. Also the server is running 1GB of RAM already.
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    I think you'll find those files are somewhere on...

    I think you'll find those files are somewhere on your HDD and the computer is just looking for them in the wrong place. Try putting your HDD in another computer and searching for them or using a...
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    Information Store Crashes Server 2003

    I have a Microsoft Server 2003 machine that will, for no apparent reason, crash when it reaches the Information Store during a backup. Unfortunately it will not do it every time, only sometimes if...
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    Large Log file

    My laptop keeps coming up saying that the HDD is nearly full. I do a check of how much free space I have and sometimes it's as little as 14KB. After doing a search around the HDD I always find that...
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    Don't worry guys I found a way using gpedit.msc. ...

    Don't worry guys I found a way using gpedit.msc. Open gpedit.msc from start->run then go into user configuration->Administrative Templates->system->Don't Run Specified Windows Programs then just add...
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    Block MSN Messenger

    Does anyone know how to stop MSN messenger from working on a PC? I have found many articles that say they can stop it but they only seem to stop Windows Messenger. I know I can just uninstall it...
  22. Question: Email scam

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    I've heard that this scam is the 3rd or 4th...

    I've heard that this scam is the 3rd or 4th biggest money making organisation in Nigera. I don't know if that's totally acurate but that's what I've heard
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    Nikon View Freezes

    Hello,
    I have updated Nikon View on a computer I am working on and now it freezes whenever I try to use it to navigate through folders. I can view photos in it fine, I can create new folders but as...
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    Pull the power out of the second PC, open it up...

    Pull the power out of the second PC, open it up and push down on all the chips, especially the BIOS chip. Then reseat the CPU and put the power back into the power supply and turn it on. I normally...
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    Service Pack 2 v 2096

    What is the difference between "Service Pack 2" and "Service Pack 2 v 2096" for Windows XP.
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    Check and make sure all your RAM is working...

    Check and make sure all your RAM is working properly (right click on My Computer and go to properties and see how much RAM is registering), make sure you have some free space on your hard drive (for...
  27. Depending on what you want to do you can simulate...

    Depending on what you want to do you can simulate a static IP I guess you could say. I have a dynamic IP address at home but I like to be able to remote into my PC and Router so I use no-ip.org. ...
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    The only problem with that might be if somebody...

    The only problem with that might be if somebody with VOiP tries to call you. We use VOiP at my office simply because it has cut our phone bill in half but when we ring someone with caller ID it...
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    I'm not sure which OS you are using but you may...

    I'm not sure which OS you are using but you may need to re-register the dlls. When I do this I normally unregister them first (probably not necessary but I do it just for the sake of completeness.)...
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    Not sure where you are located Billbobby but in...

    Not sure where you are located Billbobby but in Australia here I get that happening all the time and there is nobody at the other end. Basically it just comes up private number then you answer and...
  31. Retrieve Windows XP key but Windows won't boot

    I have an HP machine that has had the case replaced (meaning the sticker is no longer stuck to the side of the case.) It also didn't come with any media (the restore partition is corrupted.) All I...
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    Sounds great. Can I download a trial version...

    Sounds great. Can I download a trial version from anywhere?
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    DVD Authoring Software

    I was wondering what people recommend when it comes to DVD creating software. I'm not wanting to be able to copy DVD's but burn movie clips I already have to DVD so that I can play them in my DVD...
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    Yep that fixed it. Thanks.

    Yep that fixed it. Thanks.
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    Microsoft Antispyware Silent Install

    I am wondering if anyone knows how to get Microsoft Antispyware to install without any user interaction. I have tried various switches such as /Q:A, /quiet, /Silent, /verysilent etc, etc... ...
  36. Question: Hacking

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    Is it just me or does posting this repeatedly on...

    Is it just me or does posting this repeatedly on threads everywhere seem like a bannable offence? Hopefully people have realised that if they do this they have just given someone else their own...
  37. Free Antispyware

    As far as free anti-spyware goes I find that Microsoft Antispyware is quite good. Does Spybot prevent spyware getting onto your system like Microsoft does?
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    CleanSafe

    There is a product called CleanSafe

    http://www.cleansafe.net.au/

    I have never used it but there it is if you would like to look at it. It actually helps prevent dirt from clinging to your...
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    Outlook changes resolution

    OK. This problem is fantastic. I have a computer that I am working on and every time I open Microsoft Outlook the screen resolution changes to 600 x 800 and the colour drops to 16 bits. Then when...
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    Yeah thanks guys. Changing the theme fixed it. ...

    Yeah thanks guys. Changing the theme fixed it. Still a very weird issue however. I don't know what would have caused it or how I could make it do it again if I so wanted. It may have just been a...
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    Taskbar Icons

    I have a problem with the taskbar icons on a computer I am working on. They are abnormally small. The rest of the screen looks fine but the icons down in the bottom right hand corner of the screen...
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    That's not actually true. Windows XP has a back...

    That's not actually true. Windows XP has a back door. Try this document: http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/Pub0009/LPMArticle.asp?ID=305
    There are other ways of getting into windows XP but they...
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    Microsoft Keyboard & Mouse Pack

    I have a Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse pack and it just does not seem to work. It operates perfectly in Microsoft word or open office or indeed anything except games. While playing...
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    Solution

    OK here's where I got. I went through MSCONFIG and turned off everything in the startup and that solved my problem. I then went through and turned everything on one thing at a time and found that...
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    My advice may not be very popular with the rest...

    My advice may not be very popular with the rest of this forum but I'm just speaking from experience. I had a computer once that would freeze at random times while installing windows. This was a...
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    Wireless Keyboard/Mouse stops screensaver

    I have a Microsoft Wireless Comfort Keyboard 1.0A and a Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 2.0A on a Windows XP computer with IntelliType and IntelliPoint 5.2 installed for drivers. Whenever I plug in...
  47. Question: Faulty FSB

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    Faulty FSB

    I have a server that blue screens when it starts to get into Windows Server 2003. The only perculiar thing is that it only does it when the FSB is set to 133MHz. If I turn it down to 100MHz it...
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    Socket 939 motherboards

    I've read that many boards that have a 939 socket for AMD 64 bit processors can also support their new dual core X2 but what I wanted to know is how do I tell if a motherboard can support dual core...
  49. Question: GoTalk VoIP

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    GoTalk said it could be a bandwidth problem. At...

    GoTalk said it could be a bandwidth problem. At the moment I have a 512/128 connection and they said the 128 up speed will be completely used up by one VoIP connection so there is no bandwidth left...
  50. Question: GoTalk VoIP

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    Both devices are connected to a Netgear DG824.

    Both devices are connected to a Netgear DG824.
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