Question about E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

1 Answer

My desktop icons are missing. In addition, when I try to download any anti-virus software, I get a message saying that the download could not be completed because server cannot be found. Oh, and my DVD drive will not open. A disk is stuck inside.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 585 Answers

Start the computer in safe mode to download/install/run any anti-virus applications and make repairs. Your DVD drive has a tiny hole in the front just under the disk drawer. It will accept a straightened paper clip. With the computer off,, straighten and insert the paper clip into the hole and you can force the drawer open to remove the disk.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When I install edius pro 7 I get a message that says Installer integrity check has failed. How do I fix this problem


I assume you turned off the anti virus before you began downloading.uninstall/delete last download and re download complete package.if it still misbehaves...try installing from safe mode.please vote.

Feb 11, 2015 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Trojan and 0f00:075D


There are many things that might cause your PC to run slowly. It could be a fragmented disk; fragmented registry; a virus, Trojan, or spy ware; high CPU and/or utilization due to too many programs running; high disk I/O; or something else.

To check your CPU and memory utilization, run Task Manager. You can start Task Manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and then clicking on the Task Manager Button. In Task manager, click on the Performance tab and check CPU Usage and PF Usage. PF Usage is an indicator of memory usage. If one or both of these is high, click on the Processes tab, and sort the columns by CPU or Memory to see what processes are consuming the resource. If you are not sure what the process "Image name" is for, Google the name and you should find what the process is for.

If your CPU and memory usage are reasonable, then you may have a different issue. Even if you running anti-virus software, it may be beneficial to scan your PC with another scanner to check for viruses. No anti-virus software is 100% perfect at catching everything. Here are a few good free online virus scanners that you can run to check your PC:

http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/home.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym&plfid= 23&pkj=RRJEDTKJBTVISBYWWYP

http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm

http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner

http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/solutions/activescan/

An excellent free utility for overall system maintenance is Advanced System Care Free ( http://download.cnet.com/advanced-systemcare-free/3000-2086_4-10407614 .html ). I use this utility on a regular basis.

You should always run anti-virus software. There are several very good, free, anti-virus products available. One good source to read editor and user reviews, and safely download anti-virus software, is http://download.cnet.com -- search for free antivirus software. In addition to the reviews, you can see how many people are downloading the software, which is another good indicator of how popular it is.

I have used AVG Free ( http://download.cnet.com/avg-anti-virus-free/3000-2239_4-10320142.html ) , and Avast Free ( http://download.cnet.com/avast-free-antivirus/3000-2239_4-10019223.htm l ). Both are very good, and completely free. At present I am using Avast on all of my home computers.

I have heard good things about Avira AntiVir Free ( http://download.cnet.com/Avira-AntiVir-Personal-Free-Antivirus/3000-22 39_4-10322935.html ), and it has good ratings, but I have not personally tried it.

In addition to Avast or one of the other free anti-virus software packages, I also run Ad-Aware ( http://download.cnet.com/ad-aware-free-internet/3000-8022_4-10045910.h tml ). Ad-Aware is a free anti-malware, anti-spyware package.

Good luck!

Jun 08, 2012 | Dell Vostro 200 PC Desktop

1 Answer

My system is hp compaq dc 7100 ultra slim its any usb ports r not wrking but working as a power supply not detect any hardwer from any usb ports plz tel me wht cn i do now? thanks


You have virus infections in your PC. Please install a Licensed Antivirus Software to clean the System.

Even if you running anti-virus software, it may be beneficial to scan your PC with another scanner to check for viruses. No anti-virus software is 100% perfect at catching everything. Here are a few good free online virus scanners that you can run to check your PC:

http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/home.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym&plfid= 23&pkj=RRJEDTKJBTVISBYWWYP

http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm

http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner

http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/solutions/activescan/

An excellent free utility for overall system maintenance is Advanced System Care Free ( http://download.cnet.com/advanced-systemcare-free/3000-2086_4-10407614 .html ). I use this utility on a regular basis.

You should always run anti-virus software. There are several very good, free, anti-virus products available. One good source to read editor and user reviews, and safely download anti-virus software, is http://download.cnet.com -- search for free antivirus software. In addition to the reviews, you can see how many people are downloading the software, which is another good indicator of how popular it is.

I have used AVG Free ( http://download.cnet.com/avg-anti-virus-free/3000-2239_4-10320142.html ) , and Avast Free ( http://download.cnet.com/avast-free-antivirus/3000-2239_4-10019223.htm l ). Both are very good, and completely free. At present I am using Avast on all of my home computers.

I have heard good things about Avira AntiVir Free ( http://download.cnet.com/Avira-AntiVir-Personal-Free-Antivirus/3000-22 39_4-10322935.html ), and it has good ratings, but I have not personally tried it.

In addition to Avast or one of the other free anti-virus software packages, I also run Ad-Aware ( http://download.cnet.com/ad-aware-free-internet/3000-8022_4-10045910.h tml ). Ad-Aware is a free anti-malware, anti-spyware package.

Good luck!

Sep 20, 2011 | HP Compaq dc7100 PC Desktop

1 Answer

I HAVE A VIRUS THAT WILL NOT LET ME EXECUTE MY PROGRAMS AND KEEP SENDING ME TO ANTI VIRUS PRO SITE PAY


You have fallen for a scam and downloaded the malware that is saying you are infected, when in fact you are only infected with the scam software.

  1. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, or MBAM, from the following location and save it to your desktop:

    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Download Link


  2. Once downloaded, close all programs and Windows on your computer, including this one.

  3. Double-click on the icon on your desktop named Download_mbam-setup.exe. This will start the installation of MBAM onto your computer.

  4. When the installation begins, keep following the prompts in order to continue with the installation process. Do not make any changes to default settings and when the program has finished installing, make sure you leave both the Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware checked. Then click on the Finish button.

  5. MBAM will now automatically start and you will see a message stating that you should update the program before performing a scan. As MBAM will automatically update itself after the install, you can press the OK button to close that box and you will now be at the main program as shown below.


    mbam.jpg

  6. On the Scanner tab, make sure the the Perform quick scan option is selected and then click on the Scan button to start scanning your computer

Nov 22, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

1 Answer

My computer started up normally, then nothing.


Hi,

It sounds like you have a virus riddled computer as well as no Anti virus protection either.

Try and get your desktop back this way >>>>>

Start task manager, in the top right hand corner of the window you will see File, click on that. Where it say's new task (Run), click on that and type in the box explorer and then hit the enter key.

Hopefully your desktop icons and task bar will return.

If they do return you will need to obtain some anti virus software.


You can get AVG 9 Free here >>>>>>>>





http://download.cnet.com/AVG-Anti-Virus-Free-Edition/3000-2239_4-10320142.html?part=dl-10044820&subj=dl&tag=button&cdlPid=11014801






Download and install this excellent free software and then perform a deep scan of the system for any and all viruses, malware and spyware.




If you can't get the desktop icons to return post back here straight away and tell me what operating system you are using, like XP, Win 2000/98 for example.


Good luck.

Nov 14, 2009 | HP Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Restore points gone!!


This sounds like Malware. You should attempt to scan with an Online Scan provider.

www.trendmicro.com/housecall

http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm

If you are not able to access the internet with this system, you can download trials of your Anti-virus software of choice. Be sure to read carefully for necessary downloads and definition updates for the software you choose.

Better to be safe then sorry.

Let us know
Good luck

Apr 14, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario SR5130NX PC Desktop

1 Answer

I keep getting a message saying Buffer Overrun Detected


You need to run good Anti-Virus , download norton anti virus or download Counter-spy from www.sunbelt-software.com

Feb 08, 2009 | HP Pavilion a620n (PC028A) PC Desktop

1 Answer

MY GATEWAY LAPTOP "MX6214" IS GETTING A MESSAGE ON BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER SAYING THE SYSTEM IS DETECTING ACTIVE SPYWARE. WHEN I CLICK ON THE MESSAGE, IT DIRESCTS ME TO A "VIRUS-HEAT" ADD...


It is a virus or spyware try running a antivirus or antispyware prog if that doesn't help you will have a choice live with it(easy, but annoying), take it in (easy,but expensive), or save all your important files and reload everything (little more difficult, but cheap). Hope that helps you out. Either way you do it make sure to always have antivirus and antispyware running, you can get good ones for free. here are some links.

antispyware
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx

antivirus
http://www.download.com/AVG-Anti-Virus-Free-Edition/3000-2239_4-10320142.html?tag=pop.software&cdlPid=10834624

Jun 08, 2008 | Gateway Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Task manager disabled by the administrator


Hi,

To regain access to your Task Manager and Folder Options, the quickest remedy for the moment would be to download and run RRT.exe. It is "Remove Restriction Tool" and available here.

For Anti-Virus, you can try AntiVir by Avira available here. Additionally, you may want to download and install Lavasoft's Ad-Aware here. Upon download, install and update. Thereafter run a full scan. Pls follow on screen instructions.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Apr 27, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

5 Answers

Spyware


Download anti-spyware software and then run thorough scan to clean ur computer,
"Spyware Doctor" is a good option.

Mar 14, 2008 | Intel PENTIUM-4 865GV CHIP MOTHER BOARD...

Not finding what you are looking for?
E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC Logo

Related Topics:

144 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top E-Machines Computers & Internet Experts

Matthew Spark
Matthew Spark

Level 3 Expert

1066 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18402 Answers

Are you an E-Machines Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...