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What can cause the system to freeze in a way where even the reset button takes a long time to react?

What can be the reason for system freezes that are so "hard" that even the hardware reset button takes about 3 seconds until it actually resets the system (and then it actually powers down and up ...
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Thomson router reboots unexpectedly with an apparent remote connection attempt

I've got a weird problem. Every so often my rooter (a Thomson TG585 v8 running version 8.2.7.8 of it's firmware) reboots itself. It seems to be associated with this message in the event log: ...
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Wifi router flushing too often. IP collision or what?

I've needed like 6 months or so to track this issue with my Wifi router. Here are all the devices connected to my adsl router: LAN PC connected via LAN cable WIFI 4 mobile devices 1 tablet 1 laptop ...
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Chronic “Connection Reset” with new internet connection

I recently moved and switched to a new ISP. Since it was hooked up, I have been having experiencing a minute or two of "Connection Reset" whenever I try to navigate to a new website. This occurs ...
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My computer is totally messed up, how can I reset it?

Ever since I formatted a partition (which was separate from all my files) to allow OS X to install on it (which never even worked) it has created nothing but problems. I have like 3 windows.old ...
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Why does Windows warn that my password will expire when my account doesn't have one?

I have a Windows 7 virtual machine set up in Parallels on my Mac. There is only one administrator account set up, with no password, but Windows keeps warning that my password will expire and that I ...
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Connections to Cotendo CDN servers are unreliable [closed]

I've been having a lot of trouble viewing certain websites - Gawker Media, DeviantArt, etc. - and through further investigation they all appear to be using a CDN called Cotendo. On my machine, and ...
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How to Shutdown PC by Pressing Power Button without asking confirmations?

I always Hibernate my PC. Sometimes when I boot, it does not recognize the mouse/keyboard or any USB devices. I've also setup it to go in sleep in 5 minutes. In that case I can't restart the PC so ...
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Getting a “CPU over temperature error”, but temperatures seem to be normal

I built a PC with the following parts: CPU: i5-2500 Motherboard: Asus P8H67-M EVO rev 3.0 RAM: G-Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 Video: GTX 560-Ti 1GB I used a crappy (but functioning) ...
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How to plug power/reset buttons from case to motherboard leads?

I have a motherboard I salvaged from a pre-assembled computer. Except now I'm trying to use it in my own custom build. The problem is, this motherboard doesn't have any documentation because it was ...
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Reset BIOS on HP ProBook 4310s

I have a HP ProBook 4310s. I'm trying to reset the BIOS on it. When I took apart the laptop, I found that it doesn't have a CMOS battery to help me reset the password. Does anyone know how else I ...
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Why did Windows just reset?

I use KDE on a Debian-based Linux distro. I run Windows 7 in a virtual machine on a secondary desktop. Often times during the day, I hear the Windows startup sound. I would like to know why Windows ...
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Restoring the oxide layer of the NAND in a SSD to restore performance

I have a Kingston SSDNow V+ 64GB SSD, and I understand how writing/erasing of the NAND wears out the flash. This is because writing/erasing the NAND damages the oxide layer surrounding the floating ...
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How to Reset a mini-PCIe Card without Rebooting (Linux)

First, some context. Fed up with my old netbook stuttering with 720p videos and flash content all the time, I decided to look around for a solution. Finally I decided on CrystalHD, a video decoder ...
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Windows 7 remains powered on when restarting

I'm running windows 7 x64 on an MSI P67A-GD53 motherboard, in an Antec P280 Super Midi Towercase with a Corsair 650w PSU. I've just installed a second instance of windows 7 x64 on a separate disk ...
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I need to reset a BIOS password using software on Windows 7

I need to reset the BIOS password of an Acer Aspire One NAV50 netbook. I know that the password is stored in CMOS and I need to invalidate its settings. I want to know if software compatible with ...
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GitX: reset master to here

I'm using GitX to work with a Git repository for a project. Somehow, things got out of sync and although I can pull the latest changes, I can't commit anything because it thinks there is an unresolved ...
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Lost Administrator Password for Windows 2003 R2 Enterprise Server

I am trying get an unused server up and running, it booted fine but i was greeted with the login window and none of the known passwords seem to work. The server I am trying to get to work is not a ...
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Factory Reset for Dell Dimension 1950

I have an old Dell Dimension 1950. I am trying to do a factory reset. I do not have original disks that came with it....my company was bad about keeping that stuff organized. I tried pressing F11 when ...
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How to force hcitool scan

I'm using hcitool to discover BT devices. hcitool scan I works great but when it succeeds, the successive invocations will return the contents of the discovery cache and return immediately. I need ...
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Why are my identical WLAN settings not recognised by my computers after reset?

Recently I had to reset my Fonera 2.0 WLAN router. I reconfigured it immediately with the same private SSID, security mode (WPA2-PSK) and key. However, when I looked at my Windows notebooks, they were ...
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HDD problems after reset

Well, yesterday my computer suddenly started to hang. After a while, I decided to use the reset button. But after that, my system wouldn't boot. When I try to, it skips GRUB2 and directly shows me a ...
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Reset gargoyle router to default

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with gargoyle installed. Unfortunately, I've forgotten my password so now I'm trying to reset it. I've already tried the 30/30/30 hard reset method, but it didn't ...
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How to reset a Fritz!Box DSL router to factory settings?

I need to change the setting of router Fritz Box. The setting were set by another person. I can't connect to router using cable, may be standard port or address were changed. So the only option is to ...
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Why do my advanced key settings for input languages keep resetting?

I work in several different languages with my keyboard so I have always set up the advanced key settings to move quickly between input languages. Recently my computer has started to reset the key ...
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Reset All My Passwords

I know there are some great apps out there for keeping track of passwords (see how-do-you-keep-track-of-all-your-passwords if you aren't familiar). I'm interested in additional features for managing ...
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Reset Aspire One (ZH9) BIOS password

I have an Aspire One (ZH9) with broken hard disk and BIOS password... How can I reset it? I thought about flashing a new BIOS but since I have no operating system... What could I do?
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Bios Clears Itself

For whatever reason, my computer regularly bluescreens. Oftentimes when it bluescreens the bios gets cleared. I doubt the CMOS battery is bad, as it is relatively new (the same with the power ...
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Ubuntu: Reset $PATH to factory default

I just made a mistake when adding a directory to path, and executed $ PATH=/path/to/my/directory/ instead of $ PATH=/path/to/my/directory/:$PATH Consequently, my $PATH variable now contains only ...
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Resetting the BIOS on a Dell Optiplex

I always get a message when I turn my PC on: Strike F1 to Continue, Strike F2 to run the setup utility I remember that I did a BIOS reset or something similar and that fixed this issue. But I ...
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Factory reset on a DDWRT hacked router

I installed DDWRT on a linksys router and changed the default ip for the admin login. I'm trying to get back into the router but forgot what ip I changed it to. What would happen if I were to try to ...
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Can I quickly override preset zooms for bookmarks in adobe pdf document?

I have a bookmarked pdf.. and all the bookmarks are set to make the zoom level 'actual size'. This is very annoying because every time I click a bookmark, I have to reset things to fit the way I like ...
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Windows 7 Keyboard Repeat Rate and Delay are Reset on Resume from Standby / Sleep

I always keep my keyboard repeat rate at the maximum and the delay at the minimum for optimal keyboard responsiveness. Under Windows 7 however, I have found that the rate and delay are reset to the ...
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Canon imageCLASS: how do I perform a factory reset?

I'm having trouble with a Canon imageCLASS MF8450c printer/scanner/copier (it fails to save scans to SMB shares). I've eliminated the obvious problems, so now I am just looking to do a factory reset ...
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Battery level stuck at 6% - How do i reset?

After reinstalling windows on my laptop, my laptop battery appears to be stuck at 6%. I dont think its very realistic, because i can still run it on battery for ages after i unplug it and no matter ...
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Windows Mobile: what is the difference between warm-reset and cold-reset? [closed]

Windows Mobile: what is the difference between warm-reset, cold-reset, and clean-boot?
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Forgot Vista login Password. Is there a way to get access to my PC ASAP! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I havn’t used my old PC for such a long time. Now I can’t login. Is there any way I can bypass the windows password? I ...
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Reset Windows Settings

I want to use a method to reset all windows settings. Install Windows Install all the softwares I need Backup registry After some time I like, Restore the registry backup to reset windows settings. ...
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Why would my computer all of sudden reset clock, show new boot screen, and run fans loud?

I bought a new computer one year ago, it's worked fine (Windows 7). A few months ago, it started to not boot unless I removed my USB headphones connected to a USB hub, everything else worked fine. ...
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How to reset a FON SIMPL wireless router

I have a FON SIMPL Wireless router, and I need to reset it to factory default settings. The problem is, there simply isn't a reset button or hole I can insert a paperclip in to. Can't find anything ...
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How to reset duplex settings for my printers in Fineprint?

When I print using Fineprint duplex feature for the first time with printer P1, Fineprint launch a wizard which helps me to set up the target printer. After a while, I want to re-config the duplex ...
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How does Windows Recover from “ROUTE /F”?

We all know about the ROUTE /F command in Windows which, according to its documentation: "Clears the routing tables of all gateway entries. If this is used in conjunction with one of the ...
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Factory reset of iPod classic without iTunes

Is there a way to perform a factory reset of an iPod Classic without having to use iTunes? This may seem like an obscure question, but I am suffering from the following: I tried some 3rd party iPod ...
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Using Deep Freeze on XP, causes Firefox and IE to reset to default state on each reset

I am using Deep Freeze on our computers so on each reset, the computer is returned to it's original state. Each time this happens, Firefox and IE both go through initial startup mode each time ...
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How do I reset the admin password of a Windows XP VM running in VMWare? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows: How to reset the administrator password? I have a Windows XP VMWare Fusion image whose admin password is not known. How can I reset or recover the password?
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How to reset Buffalo WHR-54g?

I can unsuccesfully accomplish instructions such as: "The recessed reset button, simply press and hold for a few seconds until the DIAG LED illuminates to reset the unit.". This implies that ...
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Computer resetting semi-randomly

I'm having a problem with my desktop whereby it sometimes resets itself semi-randomly. For example, I'll switch it on, it'll boot an OS and shortly after getting to the desktop it will immediately ...
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Computer resets when put under load

I've got a problem with my computer for around one year. You know when I want to install netbeans or watch movie for some time my computer resets. I've got GeForce 7300 gt (6.14.10.9381 driver), Win ...
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How to reset the password on a Windows 7 netbook?

I forgot my password on my Windows 7 netbook and I don't have a password reset disk. How can I get in? It's a brand new laptop so I wouldn't mind doing a system restore but I can't even do that since ...
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Tomtom ONE disconnecting frequently

I have a Tomtom ONE GPS device that is constantly rebooting (or whatever) itself when connected to a computer. I leave it there and from time to time it "restarts" and ejects itself from the ...