Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Multiple problems with computer, do not know cause

26 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Multiple problems with computer, do not know cause

Hi there ,
This is my first post.

I am trying to help my friend fix their computer , and hopefully you guys can help . The computer has multiple problems which may or not be linked :

Problem 1) The audio service does not run , there is a red cross by the volume control icon , I tried enabling the audio service , but there was no success , I read online about enabling the power service , but this does not enable, and in the description it says "<Failed to read description. Error code 2>

Problem 2) When i click on the battery icon on the notebook , it says the RPC server is unavailable , I have no idea what this means

Problem 3) When I try to click properties of something nothing comes up , e.g hard drive properties

Problem 4) regedit and msconfig do not load : "The application was unable to start correctly"

I hope you can help me with solving these problems
Thanks in Advance

My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Feb 2012   #2


Run SFC -SCANNOW Command to repair any corrupt or damaged system files. If irreparable files are found after several repairs, consider a Repair Install. We can help you find an installer for your licensed version.

Enter Device Manager to check for any drivers missing or in error (!). Uninstall the Sound driver, reboot to reinstall it. See if there is a newer driver for this or any other devices in optional WIndows Updates, or on the Audio device's Support Downloads webpage.

It may help to follow these steps to Clean up factory bloatware

To shrug off the factory bloatware and get the freshest start possible you may want to Clean Reinstall Windows 7 Factory OEM
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Multiple problems with computer, do not know cause

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
computer problems :(
All of sudden my computer got stuck on windows 7 logo. Finally it came back on, but very slooooowly. Start button colored changed. The right click menu color changed. I don't know what to do here. Help!!!!
Computer problems?
Tech support: What kind of computer do you have? Female customer: A white one... ============ == Customer: Hi, this is Maureen. I can't get my diskette out. Tech support: Have you tried pushing the Button? Customer: Yes, sure, it's really stuck. Tech support: That doesn't sound good; I'll...
Chillout Room
Can't start up my computer. (Driver problems, BSOD, other problems)
Hi I hope I'm placing this in the right section, if not, then could someone tell me where to put it and I'll post it again. I've got a Samsung RV510 laptop with Windows 7 HP 64 bit. About 2 weeks ago, I was watching a Youtube video, had Spotify and Facebook open too, and my computer...
BSOD Help and Support
help with computer problems
how can i check if windows 7 is running properly. i ve been noticing little errors here and there like one that comes to mind is a file association with guitarpro6 the program doesnt open its own file type ive gone to the associate a file type or protocol with a specific program in the control...
General Discussion
Computer problems :(
Having a weird problem with my computer this morning. I turned it on and it powered up, but no display appeared on either of the two monitors. They work because I switched them to tv mode and the signal showed. The fans come on and light up. The worrying thing is that when I press the power...
Hardware & Devices
Computer problems
Hi all Recently my computer has had a few occurrences of system_service_exception bsod errors. So today I decided to format the computer. I went into to bios to check the settings and changed hard drive type from IDE to RAID in configure sata type as option, even though I do not have raided...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:34.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App