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Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/692678 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I then took the harddrive out of the PC and attached it to an external USB SATA harddrive reader and here I got about ten times higher read/write speeds - weird! I replaced one XP client with a new Windows 7 PC which works fine... If the HDD setting is AHCI in BIOS, switch it to something else, like native and see if that helps. (And, no, you don't have to install third party drivers for Source

Any change in the BIOS settings? Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Oct 25, 2007 #5 Nezumiiro TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks puskarj , I'll try what you suggested in your post. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/178256-Really-Weird-Windows-XP-Bootup-Problem

I can manage them and see their shares from any Thread Tools Search this Thread 08-11-2012, 12:21 AM #1 Bijan_ Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2012 Posts: 2 TechNet Products IT Resources Downloads Training Support Products Windows Windows Server System Center Microsoft Edge   Office Office 365 Exchange Server   SQL Server SharePoint Products Skype for Business See all Maybe I'll poke around the Dell website a bit. Task manager lists the process doing this as "system" which, as we know, can cover a host of different things.

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Worked for me, too! After i'm adding the PC to my domain, restart the computer, i can see that it is getting the group policy it should,(i installed the group policy prefrences extensions). hope it helps. https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/292849-weird-problem-with-slow-harddrives-on-xp-clients I've never had it cause problems, but that's just been my experience. 0 Cayenne OP Jimbob Squarepants Jan 18, 2013 at 4:51 UTC JRC wrote: If you change

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! This happens on some of the computers in a lab at the school, while the other computers recognize all USB devices, no problem. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Advertisement Recent Posts New PC wont show display ldiqwjohuyt replied Mar 17, 2017 at 5:39 PM Repeater for Wifi IP cameras to... http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19488323 On investigation i noticed that the CPU usage periodically (say every 5 seconds) jumps up to around 35% then back to 0 when the pc is idle. Already have an account? Similar Threads - Weird problem Calling is this hardware or software problem?

This will tell you the IP address of this computer. this contact form Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows But when I try to browse M006 shared resources from M227 "The network path is no longer available." message pops up and I cannot browse M006. I have tried booting in safe mode, scanning the system for spyware, viruses and rootkits and even reinstalling windows (i.e.

Try it and spread the word when you see that what I'm saying is true! Edited Jan 18, 2013 at 5:07 UTC 0 Poblano OP Helpful Post cybergenie Jan 18, 2013 at 4:55 UTC It was a faulty SATA port for one machine Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. http://internetpasswordpro.com/weird-problem/weird-problem-need-help.html Weird problem!

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I update the drivers, all is well. 3.

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you by geva77 / May 12, 2010 12:16 AM PDT In reply to: It worked! This is due to the system not having the driver for the controller when it set that way, changing the BIOS setting back would fix it. 0 Thai Ultra" (security software that manages our security gate and ID cards in the company), Microsoft Word, Outlook, and so on.Hope someone else can shed some light on this? Check This Out If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

XP doesn't like SATA in many default BIOS settings. Oops, something's wrong below. M227 shares are accessible from all workstations plus M006. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

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Can anybody help me to fix this issue? I went to Tools, Opeions, General, and under scrolling enabled "Use Smooth Scolling." Problem solve.