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Mouse & Keyboard Freeze/Monitor Distorted--Virus?


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Do you have Everest installed (I can't remember)
If yes please run it and lets see what is says about your video card.
If not then go here and download it.
http://www.lavalys.c...p?pid=1&lang=en (copy and paste this in your browser)
Where did you load the video files that you downloaded ?
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I may have done a no-no, but I searched for Trident Blade 3D drivers and downloaded from 2 different sites (one looked to be directly from TridentMicro): http://www.softwarep...s/blade-3d.html. I can't seem to locate the other site. I don't remember how I found it.

I've downloaded the Everest file, but haven't been able to install it because of a "low resources" error.

I'm getting quite frustrated with this driver. I can't see what I'm typing. My icons keep going all black and I've got little numbers all over the place. I'I'm thinking I can deal with the squiggleys until I can get a new video card, but I'll wait for your reply. I'm going to reboot and try to install the Everest file and reply with the results. (Hope there's not too many typos here . . . . can't even see what I've typed without minimizing and restoring the screen.) Sorry.
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Was the screen clearer befpre you added the downloaded drivers?
If yes, Go to ad remove programs in the control panel and see if the drivers are listed there
If they are remove them and let it run under the Microsoft drivers till we find out more about the video card.
If it is still playing up then go to device manager and remove the video card and refresh this should then cause your plug and play to pick it backup and reinstall it.
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I had trouble trying to run Everest. I kept getting an error message, but I went back and downloaded the zip file (previously downloaded the auto-extraction file). I extracted to the same directory and finally got it to work, but now I don't know what to do with it. I tried to run a report, but it said it was generating a 40 page report. Quickly stopped that. It lists my video card as:

Bus 1, Device 0, Function 0 --- Trident 3Dimage 9880 (Blade 3D) Video Adapter

As for the display; it isn't any worse or any better. My son described it as "it looks like Safe Mode." He's pretty observant. It probably would've taken me another few days to describe it that way.

I never got to install the drivers. I've only downloaded them. I have run Ad-aware and eTrust AV with no culprits. I have the drivers in a separate folder.

I'm really tempted here to reinstall the first video card. Even with the poor "reception," it was better than what I have now. However, I have noticed that it seems like I have more problems running Firefox. I'm using IE right now, and I can see what I'm typing and can fix it without any trouble. I can page through without hesitation. I had been using Firefox since I got the connection working again. Decided to try IE tonight and it seems to be quicker with less hesitations and hang-ups. Is this a problem with Firefox?

I'll wait to hear back before I do anything else.
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Should be the one you want here.

http://drivers.soft3...9880-24038.html

Double click to extract. Note the default location (C:\windows\desktop on mine). Open the device manager and remove the video card. Reboot. When the hardware wizard finds it, point it to the C:\windows\desktop\trident (or \defaultpath\trident) folder for drivers.
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Dave,

You found the other link I was looking for to post for Peter. I did already download these drivers and extracted them to "Trident Drivers" folder, but when I delete the video card, it automatically reinstalls and doesn't give me an option for the card or the drivers. I tried to manually install the Trident Video Card, but it listed as not available and resources not allocable (something to that effect). I deleted all the drivers I've downloaded. I downloaded a new file from the link you gave me and extracted the files to the emptied "Trident Drivers" folder. I am deleting the video card and going to try again to reinstall the drivers. Thanks. I'll post the results.
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If it does not let you point to the drivers then go to device manager
on the video card click on properties then update driver then point to the folder
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Ok! I've come to the conclusion that my computer just likes you guys better than me. :P

How come, when I do something, nothing works, :tazz: but when I re-do something (like when you guys say "do this"), it works? :woot:

Are you guys telling it something behind my back??? :woot: . . . maybe some sweet nothings . . . ???

I deleted the video card (which also removed my monitor). Rebooted. It found the new hardware (the card) and located the software and rebooted. Then it found my monitor and software and started Windows. I searched for the updated driver in Device Manager, showed it the new Trident folder and it found the right file. It rebooted again and I have a crystal clear picture. :woot: :)

Geez . . . first time in months . . . "I can see clearly now..."

Now this card looked quite different from the one I removed. The one I took out had a fan attached right to the card. Is this Trident card a good one, or should I still replace it? I do alot of graphics and need it to keep up.

Thank you so much for all the help and support.

Just one more question . . . did you get a chance to look at the errors from MWAV that I posted about a page back?


Couldn't post earlier. Kept getting this weird message:
"SQL error: Can't create a new thread (errno 11). If you are not out of available memory, you can consult the manual for a possible OS-dependent bug
SQL error code:
Date: Tuesday 18th of October 2005 12:17:04 AM "
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How come, when I do something, nothing works, but when I re-do something (like when you guys say "do this"), it works?

Thats why Dave has expert under his name
To know if it is right for you only trying it will tell for sure.

Edited by peterm, 18 October 2005 - 01:16 AM.

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I understand that, but I did try it the first time and it didn't work, but when I tried it the second time, as Dave suggested, it did! :woot:

BTW, can anyone tell me if the errors from the MWAV scan are a problem, or should I just leave well enough alone?

And, why do I keep getting these weird error messages:

"IPB WARNING [2] mysql_connect(): Can't create a new thread (errno 11). If you are not out of available memory, you can consult the manual for a possible OS-dependent bug (Line: 132 of /ips_kernel/class_db_mysql.php)


There appears to be an error with the database.
You can try to refresh the page by clicking here.

Error Returned

We apologise for any inconvenience"

:tazz: :)
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Hi totianni,

Since the Trident card is a used one, I would definately recommend getting another, if for no other reason than to have it on backup in case this one fails. If the Trident is performing to your satisfaction, run 'er till she blows. :tazz:

The error in the MWAV scan aren't serious, and some of them are even quite normal. Suggest you delete the McAfee.com folder in C:\Program Files, the Alnet folder on the desktop, as well as the Alnet.zip, then run RegSeeker again and clean up what it finds.

Open My Computer and right click Local Disk C:, choose properties, then Disk Cleanup. Check all boxes and click OK. When complete, reboot and run disk defragmenter. Let us know how the computer is performing then.

I don't believe the MySQL errors are on your end. Are you getting them here, and only here?
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"IPB WARNING [2] mysql_connect(): Can't create a new thread (errno 11). If you are not out of available memory, you can consult the manual for a possible OS-dependent bug (Line: 132 of /ips_kernel/class_db_mysql.php)

I think you will find this is a forum error.
Have seen one of our Tech guys post the same error.
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yeah..it's a forum issue....
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Thanks, Dave ~ I've deleted the files, except for McAfee because I'm still running the McAfee Firewall.

I'm working on the RegSeeker, CleanUp and Defrag. Will post on that soon.

Thanks Peter and Dsenette.

Now I have a new error:

"There are no spare stack pages. It may be necessary to increase the setting of 'MinSPs' in SYSTEM.INI to prevent possible stacks faults. There are currently 5 SPs allocated."

After hitting <OK> a few times the message changed:

"Terminating thread due to a stack overflow problem. A VxD, possibly recently installed, has consumed too much stack space. Increase the setting of 'MinSPs' in SYSTEM.INI or remove recently installed VxD's. There are currently 7 SPs allocated."

SPs changed from 5 to 7. Don't exactly understand what an SP is, but I didn't change anything. I've run CleanUp several times and found some strange entries in the Firewall Inbound Events including: Rasmin Trojan attempts (blocked), ROBOER and Kasten Chase Pad entries. It appears everything was blocked. I don't think this is the problem, but thought I should at least mention it.
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http://www.sptimes.c...rs_causin.shtml
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