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#1 jongo

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 02:23 PM

I recently looked at a friends machine, having sound probs, ended up in device manager.
Under other devices with an exclaimation mark are three items i have never seen:
GhostStartService
SYMTDI
WINIO.

There are no added devices except a modem, dvd rom, hdd, floppy.
xp pro
semperon cpu
soltek board
ddr 333 mem
wanadoo connection (adsl)
sis onboard vid
ac97 onboard sound

Original problem still echoing sound, but only on hifi cd, (not mp3 or windows sounds).
I wander if these problems might have something to do with the sound prob, probably not.

Any help appreciated

Jongo

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#2 thedon57

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 02:54 PM

What antivirus system does he have installed
Now installed Microsoft Security Essencials on my Tower with Windows Home Premium 32bit and Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop with Windows Home Premium 64bit

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 05:37 PM

Using Norton 2003 system works and antivirus, windows firewall

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 09:52 PM

ghoststartservice.exe is a process belonging to the Norton Systemworks utility, Ghost which allows you to make disk image based copies of your hard disk drives. This process should not be terminated unless suspected of causing problems.

Symtdi.sys
File Size: 263.968
File Version: 5.3.2.67
File Company: Symantec Corporation
File Description: Network Dispatch Driver
http://www.dynamiclink.nl/htmfiles/rframes.../info_s/190.htm

"WINIO library functions are declared in winio.h. WINIO is an easy-to- use, higher level library built on top of the standard Windows 3.x API. You use it to write Windows programs, as well as to port DOS programs to Windows.

For in-depth information on how to use WINIO for all kinds of applications, see the book, Undocumented Windows by Andrew Shulman, David Maxey, and Matt Pietrek, copyright 1992 by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Introduction to WINIO

WINIO is a higher level, easy-to-use library built on top of the standard Windows 3.x API. It provides a DOS-like procedure based wrapper over event-driven Windows 3 application code."
http://www.digitalmars.com/rtl/winio.html




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