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Internet problem 1)some site i go to tends to hang up then i F% for refresh and it connects to the site right away. 2) i tried to d/l updates for nero 7 using the nero 7 program it connects to the site showing me the updates available then i click on update now and it starts to d/l and update nero 7 then it gets to a certain point of d/l ing it the d/l freezes i had tried it numerous time only to encounter the same thing and sometimes it says connection problem. 3) I am a P2P user on DC when i had installed the program i had no problem with connection but a few days ago when i tried to connect to DC it connected to the hubs im in then 1-2 mins later they all shut down saying *** An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine. I feel that the MSIE is causing these problems but i am getting no errors. Im also having trouble with the dvd burner not wanting to burn dvd/cd. I have two dvd/cd burners and had no problems with them in the past but now one is showing the max speed is only 4x which should be much greater its a 2006 model by LG. when i bought this computer GM5474 it did not come with any kind of default disk to put everything back the way it was when i bought it. I had tried a system restore but it only went back to nov 1, all the later restore points got deleted. Is there anyway to restore the MSIE back to it orginal state when i purchased this computer? If not, is there a way to restore the entire drive back to the day I purchased the computer? I came across the Gateway recovery system but not sure how that works. If I run that will it erase all my docs, photos, videos, software that I had installed? Do i need to copy the docs, videos, photos, bookmarks, and other items to another drive or burn them onto a dvd?

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About the software, by default it should connect directly to the internet but it you are using a specific proxy server then you would have to configure the way it connects to the internet. If you are sure it's direct, then you would have to repair the software by re-installing it.

With the burner, it's possible that the lens is weak. Try cleaning the lens using a lens cleaner. If it persists, try updating the driver. Every burner has a number of read and write times so the more you use it, the weaker it becomes and when it gets to it's limit, then it would not function properly again.

About the system restore, it you are even able to take your system back to the way it was when you purchased it, everything you changed will be lost. If you have a problem, try repairing your operating system.


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My computer seems to disconnect the internet


Wireless or Hard Wired internet connection ?

When you set up a dial-up Internet service connection on your Windows computer, it comes automatically configured to disconnect itself after a predetermined period of inactivity.


This means that if you walk away from your computer and forget that you're online, your internet connection will automatically shut itself down.


If this feature isn't as helpful as you assumed it would be, you can turn it off using the Network and Sharing Center.

Click "Start."


Click "Control Panel."

Click "Network and Sharing Center."


Click "Change Adapter Settings."


Right-click on your dial-up Internet service icon.

Click "Properties."


Clear the check box next to the "Auto Disconnect" listing on screen.

Click "Apply."


The auto disconnect on your computer Internet service connection is now turned off.


also if its running slow


Slow computers that persistently disconnect from Internet access may have issues with the wireless setup or if on a wired connection, there may be a problem with the Ethernet cable or port.

Troubleshooting connection and speed issues can save money rather than taking the computer to a technician or repair shop.


Additionally, some firewalls and security features can make it difficult to access certain types of websites.


Before spending money to have the computer diagnosed, try running through the most common, basic causes of connection issues.


Consider the type of site you are trying to access.

High-traffic sites such as gaming sites can sometimes be affected by high volumes of users accessing or attempting to access the site at once.


Test this by attempting to access the site at different times during the day and evening; peak hours for games that typically appeal to children may be during the afternoons on weekdays while games for older or more mature audiences will see high traffic at night.


Check your Internet connectivity and determine whether you are using a wired or wireless connection.

In the lower right side of the computer screen there should be an icon displaying the Internet or network connection.


Wireless connections are displayed with connection bars similar to those seen on cell phones while wired connections may show the end of a plug next to a monitor icon.


Reset the router if using a wireless connection.


For most home routers you simply unplug the power cord from the router box, wait a moment and plug it back in.


You may have to restart your computer to reestablish a secure connection.


Access the router through the computer and check for updates. Some routers offer firmware updates that fix some connectivity issues.


While updating the router, check for Internet browser updates as well as any critical updates for your computer's operating system.

Verify the computer uses the most up-to-date version of the Web browser available.


Try a different browser. Internet Explorer is the most commonly used Web browser, but not always the best for every site.


Try downloading another Web browser such as Firefox, Opera, or Google Chrome and test the sites there.


If the connections are still disconnected and the Internet speed seems slow, it may be an Internet issue.


Wired Connections


Trace the Ethernet cable from the Internet modem to the computer if using a wired connection.


Unplug the end of the Ethernet cable and check that the plastic head is secure and that there is a click when you return the plug to the modem; do the same on the computer end.


Inspect the Ethernet cable carefully as it runs from the modem to the computer.

If the cable was tacked down with a staple gun or other attachment, check the cable to verify it wasn't accidentally pierced.


Additionally, check for bends, twists or worn areas along the cable.

Measure the length of the Ethernet cable.


In general, cables longer than 100 feet tend to receive poorer signal transmission.


If the cable is longer than 100 feet, replacing with a higher quality cable or moving the computer or Internet modem may resolve connection issues.



Hope this helps.




Nov 28, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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Flickering LCD/CRT monitor screen or unstable image fix


If the screen flickers, make sure the display settings in Windows match the native resolution and refresh rate for the monitor. You can find the native resolution of a flat panel display in the specifications, in the printed material or on the box that came with the monitor. Some common native resolutions are 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, and 1680 x 1050. To find out more about optimal screen resolutions see my tip on resolutions here.

The most common refresh rate for LCD monitors is 60 Hz. This normally cannot be changed for flat panel displays using Plug and Play settings. However, if you are using special video software to increase or decrease the refresh rate, change the refresh rate to match the default refresh rate specification of the monitor. To find out more about refresh rates see my tip here.

STEP 1
To change the screen resolution and refresh rate settings in Windows, do the following:
- In Windows XP
See my tip on setting up the optimum screen resolution for Windows XP here.

- In Windows Vista
1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel .
2. Find the Appearance and Personalization area, and click Adjust Screen Resolution .
3. Move the slider bar until the screen resolution matches the native resolution.
4. Click Advanced settings, and then click the Monitor tab.
5. Select the Screen refresh rate that matches the default rate for your monitor (if it is not already selected).
6. Click OK, and then click OK again.

If you cannot select the native resolution or the native resolution is unavailable, continue to the next step to update the drivers for the graphics adapter on the computer.

You can get the latest updated video drivers from the video hardware manufacturer's Web site. Here is a list showing some of the video hardware websites:

Check for NVIDIA video driver updates at NVIDIA Home Page.
Check for ATI/AMD video driver updates at ATI Home Page.
Check for Intel video support and downloads, Intel Downloads.

After updating the video drivers, go back to Step 1 and try to change the screen resolution again.
Note: If you cannot select the native resolution after updating the video drivers, the graphics adapter in the computer might not support that resolution and may need to be upgraded.

If after changing the resolution and updating video drivers the flickering persists then check the video cable connections. Unplug the cable and inspect the cable for damage. If the cable is damaged, replace it with a new cable. Try to use cables less than 3 meters (10 feet) long.

Monitors are sensitive to magnetic fields so have a look at the environment around the monitor. Speakers, florescent lights, fans, cell phones, radios, and any other electrical device can cause flickering. Temporarily move electrical items away from the monitor to see if they is producing a field that causes the flicker.

If the monitor has more than one type of connection available such as VGA, DVI, or HDMI, try a different type of connection.

To see if the video coming from the computer is causing the problem, temporarily connect the monitor to another computer. If the flicker is gone when the monitor is connected to another computer, the graphics adapter hardware on the first computer might need to be upgraded to use the monitor.

If however the flicker remains then the problem lies within the harware of the monitor itself and is not a software problem. If you have bought this monitor fairly recently then I suggest you take it back to the place of purchace and have them test it. Some monitors carry 3 year warranty support so if you bought it within the warranty period specified by the reseller I suggest you see if you can get refunded or have them swop it out.

on Jun 08, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have no audio sound on my pc and not sure what audio bus driver i need for my system


no sound
1. muted - volume low
2. driver
3. speaker connection
4. speaker power - if needed

1. use speaker Icon in system tray
2. verify you need a driver by going to device manager and looking for UNKNOWN or OTHER devices not under SOUND AND ....you can also try to let windows find it by telling it to update and search the internet while connected of course OR go to mfg site - support - drivers/downloads - search your computer - use service tag number if available. --
3. I there is already sound drivers and no orphaned ones check that connections are in the right ports, etc.
4. power yes

May 18, 2010 | Compaq Computers & Internet

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Audio Driver for Acer System


There are 4 ways you can download and install audio drivers :

1.From Device Manager

(1).Click Start, type Device Manager in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
(2).In the Device Manager dialog box, expand Sound, video, and game controllers.
(3). Right-click the device, and click Scan for hardware changes.
You should see a message that a hardware device is being installed. Additionally, the uninstalled audio device is now present in Device Manager.
(4).Close the Device Manager dialog box, and then determine whether you can hear sound.

2.From the motherboard or installation CD - If your computer came with a motherboard CD, the audio drivers should be on the disk.

3. From manufacturer's website - If you don’t have the CD go to your computer manufactures web page to search for updated sound driver software. Read the instructions on the download pages carefully before installing.

4. Microsoft's Windows Update feature : If there are no updated sound drivers available, use Microsoft's Windows Update feature. Connect to the Internet and try the following items until Windows Update opens:

(1).Click Start, and then click Windows Update (if it is listed).
(2).Click Start, click Settings, and then click Windows Update (if it is listed).
(3).Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Windows Update (if it is listed).
(4).Go to Microsoft's Web site and click Windows Update from the Downloads menu.

Apr 22, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When i install the window xp than sound driver is not working so i want the sound driver . my pc product code is AZ001064


There are 4 ways you can download and install audio drivers :

1.From Device Manager

(1).Click Start, type Device Manager in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
(2).In the Device Manager dialog box, expand Sound, video, and game controllers.
(3). Right-click the device, and click Scan for hardware changes.
You should see a message that a hardware device is being installed. Additionally, the uninstalled audio device is now present in Device Manager.
(4).Close the Device Manager dialog box, and then determine whether you can hear sound.

2.From the motherboard or installation CD - If your computer came with a motherboard CD, the audio drivers should be on the disk.

3. From manufacturer's website - If you don’t have the CD go to your computer manufactures web page to search for updated sound driver software. Read the instructions on the download pages carefully before installing.

4. Microsoft's Windows Update feature : If there are no updated sound drivers available, use Microsoft's Windows Update feature. Connect to the Internet and try the following items until Windows Update opens:

(1).Click Start, and then click Windows Update (if it is listed).
(2).Click Start, click Settings, and then click Windows Update (if it is listed).
(3).Click Start, click All Programs, and then click Windows Update (if it is listed).
(4).Go to Microsoft's Web site and click Windows Update from the Downloads menu.

Mar 17, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Cant connect to lan modem


1. check first your lan connections,
click start, go to control panel, click network connections din check your local area connection.
2. right click the local area connection, then try to disable and enable it.
3. if not been solved,

try to look the driver of your ethernet drivers

look at and search your motherboard's brand and model then search it and download for your drivers for your network adapter.

or you may try this,

1. right click my computer
2. click properties
3. clcik hardware tab
4. click device manager,
5. click network adapter
6. right click the name of your network adapter then, click update

Jan 26, 2010 | Gateway 500GR PC Desktop

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Hanging while using internet


It is probably because your internet connection is slow or you lack bandwidth. You have a fast computer and if you've wiped the hard drive and reinstalled windows then its unlikely that it is a windows problem. Also if you're using a modem instead of a dedicated connection they do tend to be rather slow managing only up to 56k per second.

Dec 03, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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My computer is hang otomaticly some time


have you tried checking if your computer anit-vrus is updated? do you have active programs which tend to hang-up your computer? do you have enough memory space on your computer?do you have a fast processor?
sometimes, these questions are key to figuring out what the problem is with frozen computers. but if this solution still doesn't work, might as well try checking with your product seller or maker. :)

Nov 18, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Internet connection


go to start - programs - accessories - system tools - system restore and see if it will let you pick a date before it had the problem and restore. i would run antivirus right after i did the restore.

Nov 01, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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