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« Reply #25 on: 30/07/2007 04:13:58 »
Oh I was wondering because I heard viruses can't live on CD's..And if you did not do that you might have the same problem with your Laptop soon. But it seems like you did good!

I am pretty certain (at least 99.9%) we are not talking about a virus problem - this is a real hardware problem, involving possibly the PSU and motherboard, but ultimately causing a disk failure because of the erratic power supply.

But there is no reason why malicious code (viruses, or whatever) cannot be copied to a CD, if you have written other executable programs (and these days, that can include word and excel documents, since the can contain macros) to the CD.

What is true is that a CD in read only mode cannot have malicious code written to it; but once you start writing to something, you can transfer malicious code to it.
 

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« Reply #26 on: 30/07/2007 06:06:28 »
It does sound like a mother board problem like mine was.
 

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« Reply #27 on: 30/07/2007 06:12:38 »
fortunately I have transferred most of my important files

Those are the ones that probably have the virus. HAHA. No its seems that your laptop is still working good. Hey did you use a CD or DVD to transfer or just cords?

Fortunately I did back-up..saved files to an external hard disk, a usb stick and emailed them to an online account...so...I have survived........I just hate having to use a pesky laptop when I have been spoiled with my



OOOOWEE Neily nice Monitor!..

George good idea about hooking up the keyboard and things to the monitor!
 

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« Reply #28 on: 30/07/2007 13:29:52 »
George..thanks for the suggestion about connecting the laptop to the monitor...I had considered it....and rejected it as (being he spoiled brat that I am) I was enjoying DVI/HDMI picture perfection and there's no way this lap top will be able to come close to that....besides...I am , in a kind of way, enjoying the 'all in one ' aspect of this laptop.

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« Reply #29 on: 30/07/2007 15:54:19 »
Its no virus? Cuz we had that SAME problem and all we had to do was unstilall the OS and reinstall it. We also had the motherboard go crazy. That was a long time ago. So I can't remember what happened there. :(.
 

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« Reply #30 on: 03/08/2007 10:57:57 »
Hey Neil.. How is going with the computer...have you taken it in or decided to scrap it?  Hope all is well!
 

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« Reply #31 on: 03/08/2007 13:19:54 »
Computer trouble i got connections for that. [8D]
 

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« Reply #32 on: 03/08/2007 17:32:55 »
Computer trouble i got connections for that. [8D]

Who would that be Ben?
 

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« Reply #33 on: 03/08/2007 21:43:52 »
Don't make funna me!
 

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« Reply #34 on: 04/08/2007 12:49:22 »
No answer the question. Who would that be. Your "connections".
 

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« Reply #35 on: 06/08/2007 00:09:57 »
I feel its nothing serious that a reformat and reinstall wont fix probably just a bad sector where a few files had become corrupt but if in the future you were to get the same problem boot into safe mode, put your windows CD in the drive ,go to the run command accessed from the start menu and type in SFC /scannow and let windows reinstall all the important stuff.

You can also get the PC to load from the last configuration which worked, this gets round many problems with starting

Also everyone should run chkdsk everynow and again to check for potential data corruption problems and at the same time run a surface scan /preventative measures

Everynow and again everyone should also do a visual check to see if all the fans especially the one on the CPU is turning, I've had to change more fans on friends PC's than any other piece of hardware.

If that don't work boot again in safe mode go into device mananger and and uninstall your video and sound card drivers then restart

As it had intially booted into safe mode i doubt it was anything serious but Now you have transfered everything you need do a reformat and a simple reload and see how it runs.

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« Reply #36 on: 06/08/2007 01:24:47 »
I think his laptop might have fried too. :( because he hasn't been on in a LONG time. No one has :(
 

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« Reply #37 on: 06/08/2007 16:31:30 »
I have been having trouble with this same problem this morning.. the page starts to load and then stops, just like Neil described, I refreshed and it seems better now!
 

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« Reply #38 on: 06/08/2007 19:38:34 »
Karen..Wrong thead. LoL, but its OK. LoL.
 

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« Reply #39 on: 06/08/2007 23:57:19 »
Karen..Wrong thead. LoL, but its OK. LoL.

Oh Know I think you are right! LOL i thought I was in that thread whoops!
 

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« Reply #40 on: 07/08/2007 13:55:57 »
HAHAHAHA!!
 

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« Reply #41 on: 08/08/2007 09:12:01 »
  LOL...Good thing your here to remind me..LOL!  New tag under your name!
 

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« Reply #42 on: 08/08/2007 13:30:13 »
I only remind people when it I who don't need reminded. LoL. And what do you mean "New Tag"
 

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« Reply #43 on: 09/08/2007 01:41:13 »
Oh you removed it! LOL where did your red writing go!
 

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« Reply #44 on: 09/08/2007 13:30:59 »
Oh you removed it! LOL where did your red writing go!

I removed it? I had red writting? Must be a glitch. LoL.
 

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« Reply #45 on: 09/08/2007 17:45:53 »
Oh you removed it! LOL where did your red writing go!

I removed it? I had red writing? Must be a glitch. LoL.

Must be, I cannot remember what it said! LOL!
 

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« Reply #46 on: 09/08/2007 19:41:52 »
Jezze Karen!
 

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« Reply #47 on: 09/08/2007 21:15:31 »
Jezze Ryan! LOL
 

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« Reply #48 on: 09/08/2007 23:20:49 »
JEZZE PEOPLE , ;) ;D
 

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« Reply #49 on: 10/08/2007 01:42:05 »
LOL..
 

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