pmx detect (not responding)

  amandawho 13:58 26 Mar 2003
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When starting my pc, I get this message. However, it doesnt happen Every time. Truly annoying. What does it mean and what can I do to prevent it?

  dth 15:05 26 Mar 2003

what is the name of your graphic card

  amandawho 15:31 26 Mar 2003

oh, you had to ask that. where do i look?

  amandawho 15:37 26 Mar 2003

Looked in sys info.. Does Cyrix XpressGRAPHICS(TM)
sound right?

  JoeC 15:39 26 Mar 2003

under scan detector

click here

might have something to do with Primax scanner

  powerless 15:41 26 Mar 2003

Do you have a scanner?

Go to Start > Run > Copy and paste:

MSCONFIG

Click "ok"...

Then go to "Startup" and revove the tick from "pmxdetect.exe" or "pmxdetect" Click "ok"

Restart...

Messge gone (hopefully)

  amandawho 22:51 26 Mar 2003

Yes, I have a scanner. I found the file.. will unticking this box alter its use? Or make it so I just start my scanner from Programs?

  powerless 22:55 26 Mar 2003

It will not alter its use you can still use the scanner.

You should still be able start the sanner from programs.


Although in saying that - if you have any futher problems, like you cannot use your scanner pop the tick back in.

;-)

  amandawho 23:05 26 Mar 2003

Thanks! Yeayy! I'm getting good at this stuff. lol..
~A

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