Recently I have noticed after rebooting my computer msmpeng.exe will run using over 90% of the processor. This will continue for several minutes and I'm not able to do anything. Research shows that this is related to Defender, but I'm running MS Security Essentials and Defender is not installed on my PC. Is it relat... 3 Aug 2010 19:10
Winxp-pro SATA / AHCI / cannot run Defrag chkdsk etc
On Aug 1, 3:58 pm, "Shenan Stanley" <newshel...(a)gmail.com> wrote: Graham wrote: Looks like may of gone 'too' far , pc is running using sata-2 hard drives (x2) , installed is the intel ICH10R driver . gigabyte m-board set to achi? / ide .... hard drives c-d/e-f , 1 sata dvd 1 ide ... 2 Aug 2010 15:53
WinXP Pro SP3
How to Unblock a Blocked .ZIP file? It says R/Click and click Property and tick Unblock? Where is the Unblock mark on the Property sheet? Thanks for help. ... 6 Aug 2010 21:30
Windows Live Mail question.
Using OE when messages were downloaded they were then deleted from ISP's server. This isn't happening with Live Mail, they are still on the server. Have been through the Options in Live Mail but can't find how to do this. Replies appreciated. Kenny Cargill ... 2 Aug 2010 13:40
Parallel to USB cord - windows sees it, but it doesn't print
How to Install HP LaserJet 4L With a USB to Parallel Cable With Windows XP (FIRST GOTO PRINTERS AND FAXES ON LAPTOP IN CONTROL PANEL AND REMOVE ALL HP 4L PRINTERS THAT ARE FOUND.) 1. Unplug power from HP 4L Printer for 2 minutes.Unplug USB cable from HP 4L printer and computer. Turn off computer. 2. Pl... 2 Aug 2010 10:21
OOPS! I did it again!
: Killjoy. : Can't you at least pretend to be angry? Say something about how I'm : destroying the free market? How about: Were you born a HoopleHead or did you have to work your way down to that leve.? ... 2 Aug 2010 09:15
Access violation messages
I subscribe to Big Fish games and have a shedload of their games already since I've been a member for about 3 years. I've had very few problems with them in all that time. I downloaded one of their trial games today and got an access violation message saying it thad tried to read from 0xFFFF0581. So I downloaded an... 2 Aug 2010 06:00
Task Bar Not shown in explorer etc
Hi all.,,,, When I login to my xp (sp2) machine and get to desktop, the taskbar is there; but if I go to Explorer, it isn't. I can't reach down and grab it and the only way it will show is if I hit the Windows Key, but this also brings up the Start menu. If I choose something on the taskbar, it will come u... 2 Aug 2010 23:32
Stats microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (last 7 days)
"Caveat: Quantity is not necessarily a measure of Quality" Newsgroup.................: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general Stats Were Taken..........: Mon, 02 Aug 2010 08:27:49 GMT Stats Begin...............: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:36:25 GMT Stats End.................: Mon, 02 Aug 2010 06:35:32 GMT Days...... 2 Aug 2010 04:56
System Sound I can't stop!
I have a clicking sound which I can't stop, I have gone through all the System sounds from Control Panel and done the test for every sound and it isn't there. I've even tried turning off all sounds, but it still keeps on clicking! It's driving me nuts! ... 2 Aug 2010 16:59