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Bootup Problems

While attempting to boot a PC the computer seems to be malfunctioning.

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Hard Disk Drives

Raid Controller Cards

Installing a hard disk

How to install a 40 GB hard disk drive to a PCI Ultra ATA controller card in an old Pentium II equipped personal computer.
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Random Computer Freezes How to troubleshoot a computer randomly freezing up forcing a hard reboot of the system.
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SCSI Hardware

Computer Upgrades

I fitted a new SCSI hard drive into a system then installed windows 2000 server, every thing worked ok. I then replaced the operating system with Windows XP using Service Pack 2 and the CD-ROM will not recognise any disc's. It shows the drive in my computer but if i try to open the disk I see the hour glass for a few seconds and the computer locks up. The CD-ROM works ok when booting from a bootable CD.

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Control Panel

DLL Error Message

Corrupted Windows Registry

I have been completing a clean up of my system which included a removal of Norton Systemworks. Since then I can use the system but the functionality is poor. I cannot access the Control Panel and am stuck with poor screen resolution. The Control panel appears but with no icons. I cannot run a restore or scandisk. Even if I try to look at "My Mesh Computer" I get an error message "Explorer has caused an error in WMPDXM.DLL" restart does not help. On the plus side I can use most programs and docs. I have run a MESH boot disc restore. I believe that my Registry may be the problem. My hard drive has very heavily occupied

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Scanners

DLL Errors

I have a Win98 machine that I recently connected a scanner to. It worked properly but when I restarted the machine, the scanner now puts up an error message rather than the scan window. It asks for a .dll file called PIXLOCN.DLL. Can U tell me where to find another copy of this missing .DLL file and when found, where do i copy it to so the scanner can read it?

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Troubleshooting Categories:
Bootup Problems
Can't boot your PC? Laptop will not power on? Cannot start Windows? These troubleshooting documents will help your resolve bootup errors and problems.
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Software
This section will provide you with answers to general software problems covering a wide range of applications.
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Windows Customization
This section will provide you with answers to problems associated with customizing a Windows environment.
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Windows Driver Issues
This section will provide you with answers to help resolve driver with hardware devices.
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Web Publishing
This section will help you troubleshoot web and ftp publishing.
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Internet and Web
This section will help you troubleshoot common Internet and World Wide Web browsing.
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General Windows
This section contains reference materials that will help you troubleshooting a wide variety of windows.

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Computer Hardware
This section will provide you with answers to PC hardware specific such as a sound card or video card not working properly.
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Codec and Multimedia Troubleshooting
Troubleshoot complex associated with playback and encoding of digital media files in a wide variety of digital video codecs including Xvid and DivX.
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Application Trouleshooting
Troubleshoot related to a specific software application issue.
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Networking
Troubleshoot related to networking in Windows.
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