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BostonBoy1019

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  • FYI, I am running my computer on wall power again and it is not instantly dim like it was before...this is completely baffling.
  • AMD Radeon (TM) HD 6520G
  • I think Radeon graphics card? How do I check? Definitely not the power settings...I checked them & played around with them & then reset to factory settings.
  • ok...here's a good one...when I plugged the computer in and am using it on wall power it goes dim immediately. When I unplug the computer and run on battery it brightens back up again. Have you ever seen this before? And yes, everything that I sa…
  • I'm afraid that neither is the case. the dim display option is set to "never" for both battery & plugged in. The screen only grows dim when a browser window is open...and to that point it only grows dim on certain pages and in certain situatio…
  • In viewing this page now with it already sent it is not growing dim...it was growing dim when I entered the initial message though. Strange...This has been happening for 2 days now.
  • unfortunately this was from 2006 and I don't even remember the situation anymore. I wish I could help. One of these other guys may be able to though.
  • yeaaa...my harddrive space is 41%. I just got everything back and running for the most part so its hard to go ahead and do it again. Once I settle in I'll have to do it. I have to say though, I did not see more than one option though. I don't k…
  • Well I can't access what is there. Things have reinstalled ok though so I think the problem is fixed indeed.
  • I reformatted my computer. I have a question about what is left. In my program files it has all the old programs I had installed. When i tried to run them they did not work. It is like my computers old shell is still here. There are two user fi…
  • I just got another one of those blue screen errors about my USB Bios whatever. My computer got a weeks hiatus as I was travelling a bit. Going to have to reformat it today i think. Everythings starting to come to a head. Thanks for the help. Is…
  • http://wer.microsoft.com/responses/Response.aspx/13804/en-us/5.1.2600.2.00010300.3.0?SGD=40a1aa4f-60d8-4cfb-80bf-f690c39c0d86 This page just came up. It's a blue screen error that I guess means windows restarted. Said it was something with my U…
  • hmmm...i have no idea. I'll have to check this out tomorrow. I think something comes up when I hit f10 because I thought that was safe mode before. I don't know what it was now that I think about it. I don't know about f2 or f11...like I said I'…
  • Thrax wrote: I hate the feature, and I hate that Microsoft has so capably brought so many people to believe that it's effective. Well truth is i dont know enuf to believe whether or not its effective. I just do what I'm told...lol. I only…
  • Yes...I have done System restore at least 5 times. When my old DVD drive crashed on me I tried to restore it to about 5 different points to see if it would work. So basically I'm screwed unless I can get the disc my computer came with? Thanks…
  • Sigh...so I'm definately resigned to reformatting? Like I said earlier I don't have CD's for things I have on my computer so is there a way to get the installation files online? (namely my webcam and ipod and so on). Also, the DVD drive I have ins…
  • well, in my defense with bit lord. I have a 13 minute video I filmed for a friend back home in the states (I'm in Lithuania now). It's too big for me to put on youtube and far too big for any file hosting site. He said I could send it through bit…
  • The problem I had trying to download CCleaner I am having trying to download something else. The same error message popped up "error opening file for writing: C:\program files\bitlord\bitlord.exe" So apparently I cannot download programs to my com…
  • Ok...this is quite interesting. I cannot do a system restore. I tried 6 different dates to restore back to and none worked. They all said they could not restore to that date and told me to pick a different one or continue as is. I'm totally clue…
  • I'll give that a shot. I usually go through Add/Remove programs. There must have been some reason it wouldn't delete if I did it the other way. We'll find out. I'm going to do it tomorrow when I wake up though so don't wait up for me tonight! l…
  • The reason I am hesitant to just wipe everything out and restart is that I just recently moved and I don't have all the necessary CDs to reinstall things (including office 2007, my internet connection utility, webcam, etc...).
  • what if I just did a system restore to before I deleted SpyBot S&D? Things should be ok then right? I would just have to figure out a way to correctly uninstall SpyBot S&D.
  • I know this thread was presumed dead, but truth is I kind of forgot about things when I tried to install CCleaner and the new AVG. It turns out that I cannot install CCleaner because it says "error opening file for writing: C:\program files\ccleane…
  • I "went back in time" and did system recovery to a couple days ago. The whole "deleting" thing should be a non-factor now I'm hoping. I am just going to keep AVG and see if the computer runs any better with just AVG and WinPatrol installed. Hav…
  • thats correct. I just used system restore to go back 2 days before I started all this changing around. I'll just keep AVG and avoid the headache I think. Having trouble deleting spybot though...ill try that in safe mode after work.
  • I just tried to go to the AVG website and download it again from there. No luck, it pops up with the same error message it had when I tried to uninstall it.
  • About the AVG thing...it popped up with this error again even though I tried to uninstall it from safe mode: Error: Action failed for registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows: creating registry key.... Error 0x8007000…
  • here's a stupid question, but how do I start in safe mode? I thought it was f10 but thats a setup. I'm checking out that shields up sight now. Thanks! Yes, I checked out the task manager...nothing seemed out of order. There actually wasn't to…
  • I've encountered one problem. I can't uninstall AVG. When I do it through add/remove programs or through AVG Uninstaller it says this: Local machine: installation failed Installation: Error: Action failed for registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsof…
  • excellent. I appreciate that. The sites I visit are typically limited to the same few every day so I'm 100% with you that it shouldn't be a problem. The only potential problem is when you search something...you can't always be sure of teh results…

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