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All sorts of fun problems with the Radeon 9200se

Q: All sorts of fun problems with the Radeon 9200se

Ok, so here it goes:

I installed a new motherboard (Abit KW7 Socket 462, w/ Via chipset) and now im having problems with the video card.(Radeon 9200se) When I first installed the new mobo, everything was fine. I installed Call of Duty and when the game loaded, i could move around for about 30 seconds before I would get some "VRU has recovered you display" messeage, or something like that. (by the way, what is VRU?) Then I loaded up Star Wars Battlefront and I got a message saying that OpenGL could not be opened. THEN, when my screen saver came on, it said, "could not find any compatible Direct3D devices". Now, all these things worked before, so theres no reason for it not to work now. just to be sure tho, i updated the drivers but then i had even more trouble. The ATI control center would not load up and gave me a long crazy error msg at startup.

My main question is, why did everything work for a little bit, then just stop working in the middle of a game? If it would help, call of duty gave me a technical log of why the game did not load. i could copy and paste it on a later post if it would help.

Thanks!

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Preferred Solution: All sorts of fun problems with the Radeon 9200se

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: All sorts of fun problems with the Radeon 9200se

yes, i know this card is very cheap and i should just buy a new one, but im on a tight budget and would like to get this one working if at all possible.

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When I run a full screen aplication and close or ALT TAB out of it my screen resets to its default color/brightness/gamma settings. Since my monitor is old and crappy I have to have the gamma up a little bit to be a decent brightness. To fix it all I have to do is go to Advanced monitor settings, then click on the Color tab where the gamma/brightness/contrast settings are and it sets back to the way I like it, dont even have to adjust anything. But I have to do this everytime I quit a full screen application.
 

A:ATi Radeon 9200se Problems

i dont have a solution, it just sounds like a quirk, since the card is a rather older model that may just be a little quirky thing that happens.

somethings seem to do that some times

of course you can always see if you can find some newer drivers.
 

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I bought a brand new Radeon9200SE AGP 8x 64MB DDR w/ TV out video card about a month ago, and I just decided to get some games. The problem is, whenever I try to play a game, it just freezes up after like a couple minutes of playing. I have downloaded the newest video card drivers, the newest directx, and all the windows updates. I have tested my ram with Memtest 86+ v1.65 and found no errors. I have tried changing almost every setting in the display properties in the control panel, and it always freezes up. I tried it in 32bit and in 16bit, no difference. Now this is where the weird part comes in, lol ... These following games have froze when I tried to play them, they are all 3d games:

World Championship Pool 2004
GTA San Andreas
GTA Vice City
The Simpson's Hit and Run



Now here are the following games/other software that DOESNT freeze:

Any movie (mpg, avi, wmv, etc)
Visualations in WMP and Winamp
World Series of Poker Game




Now I'm wondering and confused on how the poker game works perfectly and doesnt freeze at all and the other games freeze. All these games are in 3d, even the poker game.




Does ANYONE know how I can fix this, and why this is doing this? I really want to use this video card. It's really good and the games are surprisingly fast, before it freezes. I have tried everything I can think of. The video card is a 8x and the motherboard is a 4x, does that have anything to do with it? I don't know how to change i... Read more

A:ATI Radeon 9200SE Video Card Problems... Acting weird...

This should help you.

http://www.techspot.com/vb/showthread.php?t=26726
 

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Well... My Radeon ran a hell of a lot better on my HP 1.8 ghz but i now installed a better motherboard (AMD Athlon 2600+ 2.1ghz) and better processor and for soem reason it runs like crap... I have actually found out soem things that i have fixed but it still isnt running to the full capacity it used to. Any help on this subject would be appreciated - if not its okay im getting a new video card soon but i would like to work with what i can for as long as possible.
 

A:Radeon 9200se - need a little help

what problems you having with that card man , is it the pci version or the agp ??
 

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I have a radeon AA9200se-dt16 card.Is this compatable with win 7 os ?

A:radeon 9200se card

unfortunately they stopped releasing drivers for that card at xp. There aren't even any vista drivers to run it in compatibility with.

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No idea what's happening with the graphics card...

Everything runs fine without the drivers installed, but obviously to game on the system I need to have the drivers installed...

I install the drivers and I'm left with...

Now I've upgraded from SP1 to SP2 to see if it made any difference but it hasn't, and right now it's all wearing a little thin... the drivers are the latest RADEON drivers from the ATI site... I've installed and reinstalled a number of times but no difference, and further to that they have been installed on this system before prior to a format and a fresh installation of XP and given no cause for concern...

Help!
 

A:ATI Radeon 9200SE Issue

Try it on another machine if you can, I would think the memory on the card is corrupt but it's just a guess, if so, it will show up on any machine it's installed on. Not much you can do about it if so, other then get a new one
 

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Hello, I need help. When i am playing my 3D game (The sims 2) the screen goes black and the monitor turns off then turns back on, the screen turnes blue (the sims 2 color blue) for about 2 minuts and then my game resumes. Also during my game the figures have "lines" going through them. I have a windows xp, and a ATI Radeon 9200se (seris)
Please, I need help!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

A:ATI Radeon 9200se troubleshoot...

What are your computer specs?
 

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I recently upgraded my motherboard, vid card, ram, and cpu. After some other problems i had to get a new PSU as well. My computer crashes at random times in windows(many different kinds of stop errors) and always when i go to play NHL 2002, as soon as the actual hockey starts(past the options and stuff). I know its my video card because if i put my old 3dfx voodoo 3, i have no problems at all. I've tried the drivers that came on the CD version 4.1 and the new drivers 4.11 and also third party omega drivers. Same problems always. I've played around with alot of bios options and can't get anywhere. It's set at 128Mb aperature, fast writes is off. When i go to play NHL it usually just quits and goes to windows, however sometimes it causes a stop error as well. My guess is that the card is messed, but I was running it before i put in my new motherboard and had none of these problems. As I understand some people use completely different drivers like nVidia drivers for ATI's is this true and can anyone recommend what to use. Any help would be great, thanks.
 

A:Crashing with ATI radeon 9200se

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This problem has been happening for a LONG time now. If I use anything other than box drivers, it gives me this.

http://www.imagedump.com/index.cgi?pick=get&tp=349179

Radon 9200se
athalon 1800xp @ 1.5 ghz
asus a7a266 mother board
kingston 1 gig ram



The problem is, box drivers suck and lock up a lot, so I NEED the Cataylst 5.1. Any other version of Catalyst does this too.

Please Help!

A:Radeon 9200se IS MESSED UP

First i I would uninstall the current one and use a driver cleaner. After that i would reset my bios. Then install the driver you want. Prefer safe mode. Post back.

Regards.

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Hey guys, I just bought a 9200SE video card to fix my family's computer (limited to 640*480 and 256 colours), but I am unable to install the drivers, I'm receiving an error saying the drivers can't be installed, and recommending that I install the basic VGA drivers first. Can anyone tell me how to install the drivers, or which other drivers, so that the resolution and colours can be returned to normal?

Or would I be better off returning it and getting a Geforce FX5200?

Alex
 

A:Radeon 9200SE driver installation

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Hi, recently purchased a abit radeon 9200se-dt on ebay but once plugged in it gives me a distorted picture especially with text. tried drivers but no change, running xp pro with service pack 2. can anyone please help???
 

A:radeon 9200se gives distorted image

Try setting the refresh rate to 60 hertz, if not there already.
 

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oh man good times good times with this card. Still I just want to ask if anyone still or even remotely has this card because I want to see how much it can be oc'd yea yea I know I got the 6600GT but still I always did wonder how far you could push that thing with cruddy 64-bit DDR. still my best score with it was like 715 in 3dmark 03 with core speed of 215 with mem at 210.
 

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Yes, i no that card is bs, but can anything be done in it so it can run faster?

Sometimes after 5-10 mins of playing Joint Ops, the screen locks, and after 30 secs the comp restarts. What Is it? overheating? not overclocked! old? maybe. overused? maybe, too. maybe the game is a big load to the card.


Ok back to topic, if anyone knows how to speed it up (not to overclock).

And if u guys think there cant be anything done to it, tell me how many mhz can i overclock it. it has 200/200mhz, heatsink, no fan. the exact model of the card is Gigabyte Radeon 9200SE 64MB GV-R92S64T.


Please need help.
If anyone knows of a software that tells me what problems does my card has plz let me know of it.
 

A:Radeon 9200SE 64mb tips plz

I dont think theres anyway to make it faster without overclocking, excluding a set of drivers that performs better with your card (possibly an older set, the newer sets are more focused on the newer cards).

And the restarting could be your cpu not your videocard/gpu.
 

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I have two cards ATI Radeon 9200se and Geforce Fx5200.Both are of 128 mb. Which one is better.I want to replace one of them.

One more thing i also want to buy a good 3d card (better than ATI 9200 and Fx 5200) but i have a limited money so plz tell me which one is better for me. I have a motherboard with agp 4x.
 

A:[HELP] Which is better Radeon 9200se or Geforce Fx5200.

Both the 9200se and 5200fx are obnoxiously obsolete by today's standards. It's really a toss-up, with the 5200fx likely being a hair slower in some games, but offerring PS/VS2.0 (DX 9.0) whereas the 9200se offers PS/VS1.4 (DX8.1). So... it's up to you and your games. Both cards are severely fillrate and memory bandwidth strapped.

As far as a new videocard goes, the 6600GT is pretty hard to beat for an AGP system. If this is a tad out of your pricerange, the 9800 Pro has been reduced in price to staggering lows at NewEgg. I'd recommend a 9800 Pro from NewEgg (due to price vs. performance), or a 6600GT if you can afford one.
 

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G'day, I just bought a new system with Radeon 9200 SE on an ASUS A7V8X-X mobo running XP. There is a growing list of games that I used to be able to play on my old system that had an ASUS 7100 vid card that won't play on the Radeon.

I have the latest drivers, including the latest catalyst drivers.

Games load up then just freeze the whole computer and I have to manually reboot. Some stuff it crashes on : Serene Screen Saver 2, Will Rock, Dungeon Seige, Arkadian 4000

Any help would be appreciated thanks
 

A:New Radeon 9200SE freezes computer

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Hi, I have bought a ATI Radeion 9200se 128mb video card and have problems setting it up on my Asus A7V8X-MX motherboard. There is an onboard video card on this motherboard and I think I need to disable this card before the new card will work. However, I don't know how to disable the card in the BIOS. Under the Advanced tab > Chip Configuration, there is the option for setting VGA Share Memory Size; options are: 16mb, 32mb, and 64mb. In the motherboard manual, it says that there should also an option for 'disable'. Yet, I don't have that option. Is there any way I can disable the onboard card so I can install the new card? And are these options relevant to disabling the card:

AGP Fast Write: [Enable] / [Disable]
AGP Master 1 WS Read: [Enable] / [Disable]
AGP 1 WS Write: [Enable] / [Disable]

>>There is an AGP slot for this motherboard..My processor is AMD Barton 2500 and currently running Windows XP, 512MB DDR Ram. Thanks!
 

A:Installing ATI Radeon 9200se & BIOS

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hi,

I recently bought this video card and sometimes whilst i am playing counter strike it resets my computer when i want to open something when Im playing. Is this because its getting to overheated and needs to reset or something like that?
 

A:Radeon 9200SE Agp Video card

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Hiya guys. Im new here!

Well I have the following problem.... In the device manager there is a yellow warning sign icon on my brand new RADEON 9200. I clicked on it twice and it said to go to Hardware Conflict Troubleshooter in Help code 12 (Resource conflicts). The Windows H.C. Troubleshooter couldnt help me. I took a screenshot of the "Resource Conflict" window, in hope that it would help you to solve my problem. It can be found here: http://members.chello.at/sladdi/ressourcen.JPG

I have the following system:
Pentium III 800MHz
256 MB RAM
VIA Mainboard 82C691 rev 194
3Com Network Ethernet card
Creative AudioPCI sound
OS: Windows XP 5.1
Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG (Date 04/06/00)

Some VgaSave driver had taken the RADEON's place. If I turn off the VgaSave and re-install the ATI drivers, it gives me a black screen (but the usual Windows sound works) and I have to re-install Windows all over.

I re-installed Windows twice today, I also installed the latest 4in1 drivers for the chipset, I tried to solve this problem with plugging the network card intro a lower PCI slot, I also downloaded the most recent drivers for the RADEON 9200, but I had no luck so far.



I would appreciate any help!!!

Best regards.
keno:grinthumb
 

A:RADEON 9200SE - Resource Conflict (Code 12)

Are you having any problems in games or 3D applications?
 

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My Son has a Radeon 9200se graphics card.

I want to copy from a VCR to my HD, then burn to a DVD. He says we can link the VCR to the Graphics card via the TV output using the S-Video port and a suitable cable.

But I say you can't and that we need a proper video/tv card.

So who is right or wrong. Help please.
 

A:Solved: ASUS Radeon 9200se - Video in ??

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radeon 9200SE doesnt work properly

usually this is how i have experienced these problems .. the screen would freeze .. than i restart .. than it goes up to the professional start up screen right before the welcome sign comes .. and than my monitor will go off .. so therefore i pull the wire in the back that is connected to my computer the monitor one and than i put it back and than i see it says no signal.. and than i restart a few more times and than the error message comes

Computer restarted after an unexpected shutdown. Microsoft windows detected a possible device failure.

The driver for the display device was unable to complete a drawing operation. Please check with the device manufacturer for a driver update.

The display driver for RADEON 9200 SE seems to be responsible for this system instability.

i dont know much ... i just know enough .. but not like da experts on dis site .. lol i really need helpppp

so i need some help my friends .. my computer keeps blacking out ye kno, like my monitor wud jus go black ( da screen ) and den i wud restart .. den my monitor wudn't receive any signal from da computer .. only after i restart like thousand times ! i dun deserve dissss.......!!!
 

A:radeon 9200SE doesnt work properly..plzzz help

Please do not create multiple threads on the same subject. A single thread will suffice & will be easier to follow for everyone.
 

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Hello all,
I recently got a new SATA hard drive, put Win XP on it, made it the boot drive and started downloading drivers, most of which installed all right. (I kept the old drive connected, but it's not set to be the boot drive.) The two problems I had were sound and video drivers - with sound, the system kept telling me I didn't have a card. So I pulled it out and put it in another PCI slot and then the system detected it and they lived happily ever after.

But with my ASUS Radeon 9200SE graphics card, the Microsoft drivers downloaded by default. Now when I try to install the latest drivers from the ASUS site, I get 'INF Error. Video Driver Not Found' followed a message about attempting to use VGA drivers first, followed by another message 'graphics card not found.' So I went to the ATI site and downloaded the latest drivers and they installed without a problem. So I tried the ASUS driver again, and I got the same errors. Clearly there's something wrong if it can't find my graphics card.

Here are my specs:

Intel Pentium 4 2.4c Ghz (Bx80532pg2400d) W/512k Cache 800mhz
Abit Vi7 Via Pt800 Chipset Serial Ata150 Atx Form Factor 1xagp
Multiwave 256mb Pc3200 400mhz Non-Ecc Ddr Dimm
40 GB Samsung SATA drive
80 GB Western Digital Caviar ATA drive
Asus Radeon 9200se-T
Enermax Cs-5171lbfs-S Mid Tower W/350w Atx Power Supply

Incidentally I did try to uninstall old and install new in safe mode, but that didn't work either.
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A:ASUS radeon 9200SE -- INF Error. Video Driver Not Found

Sorry, the last message that I get is 'Cannot find graphics card information.' I get it when I try to run ASUS Smartdoctor too.
 

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which video card is better? GeForce4 MX4000 128MB AGP or ATI RADEON 9200SE 8X AGP 128MB
 

A:which video card is better? GeForce4 MX4000 128MB AGP or ATI RADEON 9200SE 8X AGP 128

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Somebody help me!!!!

My new ATI Radeon 9200SE 128mb video card (AGP) comes with a CD device driver that has a Sisgrv.dll main driver.

I installed my driver but I cannot see in the add/remove programs anything that say ATI. Anyway my OS in WINXP Pro.

Why is it that ATI includes a driver in the package of my video card that is not compatible with the product.

Help me..................................................................
 

A:My new ATI Radeon 9200SE 128mb video card has a Sisgrv.dll driver

Don't us the CD's drivers, download the newest catalyst from ati.com.
 

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I've been having all sorts of malware problems lately and they have escalated pretty severely over the past few days. First I was infected with System Defender, I thought I removed that successfully, but the problems have just been getting worse. Now I get pop ups even when I'm not clicking anything, any search I do on Google runs the risk of the result links being redirected, there is something that is stealing focus from my current window but nothing pops up, I can't search for Windows Updates, my Symantec Antivirus isn't working, and MalwareBytes can't run. And if it makes any difference I've been getting errors that I'm not used to about program icons not being able to display on my desktop. Can someone please help me?My HijackThis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:56:50 PM, on 11/23/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18319)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Program Files\CSR\Vista Profile Pack\BtHidUi.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LComMgr\Communications_Helper.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LComMgr\LVComSX.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\QuickCam10\QuickCam10.exeC:\Program ... Read more

A:All sorts of problems

Hi, jshay13 Welcome.Please read and follow all these instructions very carefully. Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here.Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.Extra Note:If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediatly.=====================================================================Please download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.**Note: In the event you already have Combofix, this is a new version that I need you to download. It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**Please, never rename Combofix unless instructed.Close any ope... Read more

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alright, here's the deal. i bought a brand new computer. i ripped a couple of cds onto my computer using windows media player. the next day i found that wmp wont rip my cds anymore, the itunes application i installed for my new cellphone wont open neither. neither will realplayer. when i try to open itunes is says that itunes has encountered a problem and needs to close. i haven't the slightest idea what to do. anyone?
 

A:WMP problems and all sorts of ****

Spyware scans possibly.

System restore might be another option.

Uninstalling the programs you`ve installed so far,one by one.

You say it`s a new computer.Are you "net savvy" regarding spyware/viruses ?
 

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This one got me good, started 3 days ago from a acrobat page file.

My desktop takes forever to boot up(25-30 mins), when it does explorer does not start. (No icons, start menu, right clicky) Taskmgr does work, If I try and manually start explorer.exe I get access denied. I can not run msconfig, mbam, control panel, eset or any internet browsers. Ive attempted to boot in safe mode with networking, but the system just freezes and requires hard power reset. Ive tryed to do the rkill name change and mbam name change combinations all without luck (in safe mode and normal). rkill does run, however does not find any problems to terminate. mbam will not even install.

Not really sure what else to try at this point, any thought ideas?

edit forgot to add that im running xp

A:All sorts of problems...

With the information you have provided I believe you will need help from the malware removal team. Please make sure that you read the information about getting started first.Then start a new thread HERE and include or required logs.Including a link to this thread will be helpful. Good luck and be patient. Help is on the way!

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pop ups everywhere espically when i open internet explorer an computer running a bit slow can anyone help me out?Moved to and appropriate forum. ~acklan~

A:Having All Sorts Of Problems

What security software do you have installed?

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I have been having problems and was being helped out on here and they redirected me and hoped that you would be able to help me more....here is a link to what has already been done http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/195852/having-problems-please-help/DDs.txt log:DDS (Ver_09-01-19.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Nakisha at 13:02:12.28 on Sun 01/25/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1014.524 [GMT -5:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:WINDOWSsystem32svchost -k DcomLaunchC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost -k rpcssC:WINDOWSSystem32svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:WINDOWSsystem32spoolsv.exeC:WINDOWSExplorer.EXEC:Program FilesCommon FilesAOLACSAOLAcsd.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesAOLTopSpeed2.0aoltsmon.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesAppleMobile Device SupportbinAppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesAOLTopSpeed2.0aoltpspd.exeC:Program FilesBonjourmDNSResponder.exeC:Program FilesGoogleCommonGoogle UpdaterGoogleUpdaterService.exeC:Program FilesiWin GamesiWinGamesInstaller.exeC:Program FilesiWin GamesiWinTrusted.exeC:Program FilesJavajre6binjqs.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesLightScribeLSSrvc.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:Program FilesSonicDigitalMedia Plus v7MyDVD PlusUSBDeviceService.exec:WINDOWSsystem32ZuneBusEnum.exeC:Program FilesHewlett-PackardSharedhpqwmiex.exeC... Read more

A:All sorts of problems

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When finished, ComboFix will produce a report for you. Please post the contents of the log (C:\ComboFix.txt).Leave your computer alone while ComboFix is running. ComboFix will restart your computer if malware is found; allow it to do so.In your next reply include:-th... Read more

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I have been away from my PC for a while. Its an old model, SP2, 512MB RAM.

I used it after a year and there are whole lots of problems. For start, it says, "Windows - No Disk" error. Then whenever I try to run NFS MW or LOTR Fellowship (dont mock me), both come out with a blank black screen and then nothing happens. I have to press Ctrl+Alt+Del to get out.

FM09 runs smoothly though. Running Dxdiag shows no problem.

The virus database is out-of-date but scanning has not solved any problems.

I can't even configure the Registry.

Help.

A:All sorts of problems

?? anyone?

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Well a few days ago I noticed that in the corner my Mcafee symbol had a little red circle x thing on it. It showed that my On access scan was disabled. I tried enabling it and it did not respond at all. I then tried to enable it using Windows Security Center and nothing again. So I restarted in safe mode and ran a full scan using Mcafee and it found nothing. I downloaded Spybot, and it wouldn't even start up. I downloaded Hijackthis and again it would not even start up. Now I noticed that whatever I have is also preventing Windows Defender to update as well. Some sort of virus has breached my security and I am scared at what it could do next. Any help would be great.
Thanks,
Jeremy


DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Jeremy at 14:12:26.58 on Mon 06/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_14
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3070.1869 [GMT -5:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {918A2B0B-2C60-4016-A4AB-E868DEABF7F0}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
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A:All sorts of problems!

Hello and Welcome to the forums!

My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. HijackThis logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that it happens.

Before we start: Please be aware that removing Malware is a potentially hazardous undertaking. I will take care not to knowingly suggest courses of action that might damage your computer. However it is impossible for me to foresee all interactions that may happen between the software on your computer and those we'll use to clear you of infection, and I cannot guarantee the safety of your system. It is possible that we might encounter situations where the only recourse is to re-format and re-install your operating system, or to necessitate you taking your computer to a repair shop.

Because of this, I advise you to backup any personal files and folders before you start.

Somethings to remember while we are working together.
1.Please do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!
2.Please reply to this thread, do not start another!
3.Please tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.
4.Please tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.
5.Please try as much as possible not to run anything while executing a fix.

If you follow these instructions, everything should go smoothly.


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Hi!
I'm havin a whole variety of crazy problems, so I decided to just post the log and let someone who knows wot they're talkin about tell me what's wrong! Ta very much!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 23:18:56, on 15/03/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.00 (5.00.2614.3500)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOLSRV32.EXE
C:\SBPCI\CTMIX32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOLSRV32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\UNZIPPED\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/sp.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\se.dll/sp.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,HomeOldSP = about:blank
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A:All sorts of mad problems!!

Welcome to TSF.

We'll need this log also:

Download StartDreck http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/StartDreck.zip

Unzip to its own folder and start the program:
Press 'Config'
Press 'mark all'

Uncheck the following boxes only:
System/Running Process -> List Modules
System/Drivers -> NT Services
System/Drivers -> NT Kernel- and FS-drivers
Press 'OK'

Press 'Save' and select the location to save the log file (default is the same folder as the application)

Post the log in this thread.

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Had friend say he could fix something well...
when i boot up my computer, it asks go to dos or hit f1. after several attempts, it finally goes to start mode in windows. safe mode will not access anymore and it will only run in normal mode. the time on my computer now changes every day to an hour one way or another. But the real question i have no sound device. it's a onboard sound card. i look at the settings, says enabled. all looks good till i try to play anything. i know rob was in dos what could he have inadvertently changed? the computer on the other hand is very fast. can it be fixed, or is it even worth it?
 

A:all sorts of problems xp

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My computer has not been "normal" in quite some time. I am under the assumption that I have the "Conficker" worm. 'Though my knowledge of computers only goes barely beyond skin deep. I am aware that some of these problems might not be related, I just want to paint a full picture.... I have Windows XP 32 bit and use Mozilla Firefox.First off I can't get rid of AVG. I have been unhappy with it for quite some time and have been unable to get rid of it. I understand this is a common problem. I did attempt to delete it from the registry. I am aware that this might have been a mistake....I can't download anything from Microsoft.com, softpedia, and seemingly random other sites, very often I would have been trying to download something to help rectify the situation. They never work. It directs me to a page resembling as if I didn't have connection to the internet. "Unable to connect"Internet Explorer has not worked in quite some time, and I can't download it (any version) or uninstall it.My CD burner will ONLY work using BurnAware... and I've tried numerous. *not sure that's entirely relevant*Fairly often, I would say at least once a week, I receive a phony prompt from an even phonier program prompting me that my computer is infected. I can't remember the name of it right now, but it has come in more than one form. One of them was something along the lines of "PC Doctor"... but that isn't the one ... Read more

A:All sorts of problems...

One more thing... This used to happen a lot, but hasn't in quite some time. And just recently began doing it again. When I do a Google search, I can no longer click on the links that Google presents me. When I do I am immediately redirected to a different site... I can copy and past the URL. I just can't click the link directly from my google search page. The website I get redirected to is not always the same, and it appears to redirect a few times before actually deciding to go to a page... Here are some of the pages it takes me too.... The search I used for the first couple examples was "meow".

http://nearlythenews.mevio.com/?utm_campaign=2a316b_570220_251894_113956_301_&utm_source=2a316b&utm_medium=2a316b

http://www.plomedia.com/click.php?query=Do%20Do%20Do&adgroupid=sn-4d9df7ef189d0&source=a61&param1=itcg-19377_3

http://scour.com/search/web/Meow/a10/rs4-4876_19377/v3/

http://www.buddytv.com/home3/glee-home3.aspx

http://www.gossipcenter.com/jessica-sutta/jessica-sutta-bikini-beach-babe-492194?utm_source=mediality&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=jessica%2Bsutta

Since doing this I have discovered that if I continue to click on licks over and over again from the Google page, it will eventually stop doing it for that search word... meaning... I searched "meow" and clicked on four or five links and was redirected to one of the above sites, but then stopped doing that and would act normally. The same thing occurs wh... Read more

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The problems started a couple days ago. I needed to burn an ISO to a CD, and Img burn had always been such a nice program. I was a bit worried, but downloaded and installed it from one of the links on the Imgburn site.
The Windows 7 machine had no antivirus software on it (I know, but my worst problems have come with av installed) so I couldn't do a quick AVG scan.
So Im getting bombed with adware. I go to uninstall, and sure enough, a bunch of other stuff is on the machine. I try to uninstall, and the box pops up that says "do you want to allow this to make changes to your computer " comes up. I clicked "yes" at least once. I'm guessing that was a really bad idea?
I downloaded AVG, did a scan, found 11 things.
Last night I downloaded REVOUninstaller to get the other programs off. Even after that and another AVG scsn, I still had issues.
So I found a site about how to get rid of one of the remaining programs, and ran several scans, all of which found stuff on the first pass. Downloaded some off this site, and generally did almost all this:http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-playthru-player-ads/
So then I still need a burner, so I tried looking for a good copy of imgburn (I am wondering if it exists.) I went to Softonic, and it said something about problems with imgburn. So I thought something like, "oh good, a reputable site." That's when the problems really started.
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A:All Sorts O' Problems......

Do you know that Windows 7 is capable of burning ISOs without using a third party burner?
 
You can get a copy of ImgBurn without the bundled adware from Ninite - Install or Update Multiple Apps at Once under the Utilities heading.
 
Are you still having problems with adware and or malware?

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Well the latest is my lack of ability to ping ip's getting the system32\ping.com is not a valid win32 app. I can't open task manager, and alot of times when trying to open a program my turbotax starts to try to install. I also just lost ability to open add/delete programs in control panel. I ran hijack, hope someone can help a bit.

Thanks,

Husa
 

A:All sorts of problems

Seems you have 2 Antivirus softwares happening:




C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeClick to expand...

I believe it would be best to uninstall Symantec (Norton) fully
Then continue on to:
New Preliminary Removal Instructions

If you run the HJT program yourself, you will see the entries for poker and others similar, you are able to tick these fix them too.
 

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I am having a bunch of issues with my computer, and always, all the issues come at one time! I'll just start off by numbering them from most important to get fixed a.s.a.p. to the least important.

1. All of my Windows keep shutting themselves down! When I open Firefox sometimes it works for a few minutes, then all of a sudden just closes with no error or anything. Other times it has an error "Failure to initialize properly" (I will update this post with the exact error next time I open F.F.) other times when I click the Firefox shortcut on my desktop it will say "Firefox has encountered a problem" with the options to "Report Problem to Microsoft" "Dont Send". I put firefox in Safemode (through cmd prompt) and disabled all scripts and it still did the same thing in safemode. Now here's the catch. All of a sudden my MSN Messanger started doing the SAME thing. It terminates the whole program. It doesnt just sign out--it shuts down completely. Then I ****think**** that IE has done the same thing a couple of times now.

-This all started yesterday-- about 1 day after I updated I.E. to the newest version (from a very old version) and about 1 day after I updated my Firefox to the newest version (from the previous version)

Now this leads me to my next problem...

I updated I.E. for one reason. Whenever I am on a website all links, urls, anything that should be "clickable" is not clickable on I.E. --What happens is when ... Read more

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ok first of all. i come to my computer and i see one of those fake "click hear to remove potential spyware" things that is actually malware itself. i ignored cuz i am smarter than that and i instead ran norton internet security. it told me it had removed a spy ware called "spyquake" but immediately after i dismissed the dialogue box i got a message saying that spyquake had been installed. i went to my start menu and sure enough "new programs installed" it was spyquake. i went to add/remove and removed it from there, and ran norton again. and again it said it removed it. then i tried my internet explorer and no response. nothing happened but my task manager displayed that internet explorer was running, but i couldnt see it anywhere. soon my task manager became disabled as well "by administrator." and the "shared" folder for limewire is full of about 700 things i never downloaded. they are things like cracks and patches for games and such, and i cant delete them because they're "in use." it was only in the past hour i discovered that netscape navigator was unharmed by all of this, and this is where i say HELP!!!!!!!!! i do not think that is is spyware quake but just spyquake. please respond quickly because i take this laptop to college on sunday!!!

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atmclk.exe is definitely adware and it is related to spyware falcon and that family of browser hijacks. Here is link to information about that proces amtclk.exe infoIt appears you do indeed have a spyware quake hijack, among other things, based upon your symptoms. I suggest posting a HJT log in the "HJT logs and analysis' forum here at BC.Please read Prep Guide for Posting HJT LogsPlease follow these preparation directions exactly.Then run HJT and post the log it creates in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, which is found at this link: HJT ForumDO NOT FIX ANYTHING YET. An expert HJT helper will promptly respond to your post within a few days with instructions on how to fix your computer. NOTEOnce you have made your post, please do not add any replies to your post (don't bump it). HJT helpers look for posts with 0 replies to determine the proper order to help users.If you are interested in trying the self-help guide for removing spyware quake, that tutorial can be found at this link: How to Remove Spyware QuakeYou also said you are having a problem with Limewire. Just a tip: It's generally a good idea to make sure p2p programs are not running on startup if that is the case. It appears you may have more than one malware infection and there isn't much help we can provide through this forum. Please post a log in the HJT forum and we'll get your computer cleaned up

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well where do i start, firstly then my spec:
asus a8n-sli-se
amd athlon x2 3800
nvidia geforce 7600 gs
4 gb ram??
win xp

The first problem begins with the ram, i recently installed 2 new sticks of ram identical to the sticks i have in, upping my ram from 2gb to 4gb, this actually seemed to slow my pc down!!!! and windows will only recognise 2.75 gb of ram????

secondly my pc has slowed right down lately, ive run virus checks but nothing turns up??

and last but not least, im trying to install microsof flight sim x, i have all the system requirements but when i click intall i get D:\setup.exe is not a valid win32 application.
ive checked the disk, is not damaged, other disks work in my drive, ive tried copying the files to my hard drive and running but after initially working the install fails half way through,

im completely stuck, please help guys, heres my hjt file
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 09:21:41, on 12/14/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:all sorts of problems, please help

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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I have a compaq not sure of a lot of specs, sorry. here is the hijack log. the NMIServStor has been or storserv has been running amok sending error messages sto Microsquish. also everything is "not responding' especially the Media player and internet. any help would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:46:30 PM, on 8/12/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\NCH Software\Eyeline\eyeline.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Sync\SyncServices.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Engine\16.5.0.135\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IoctlSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb10.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
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A:All sorts of minor problems

Hiya and welcome to Tech Support Guy

Are you still having this problem? If so, do the following:
Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop

Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
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Hey, this computer is really messed up. When I try and run IE it usually freezes up the first time so I have to end-task it. The second attempt does the same thing, only after I end-task it I have to end-task explorer.exe and then run it again. Then after that I can make a third attempt on IE and while its loading the homepage (which it really isn't), if I tell it to go to another page instead, it will. Thus after 5 minutes I can finally surf the web. I've run Ad-Aware and Spybot but I think I still need some help if someone doesn't mind.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:58:35 PM, on 7/17/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\Omniserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\sgxbsvc.exe
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I posted this in the Windows XP Home forum and looks like it might need to go here. I am having the following problems: 1. Originally had printer spooler error when booting - not showing now but still can't print.2. Safe mode not available option when booting3. There was no prior recovery date I could revert to other than the current date. I do not think I turned this off, I do not recall doing this. 4. When trying to print, opening control panel, and opening an image in Microsoft photo editor - computer freezes (These are only ones I know of so far.)5. Computer running slow - lots of freezing. 6. SSMMgr.exe error when shutting down.I have run Malware bytes, Ccleaner, and Super antispyware. They do not find anything. Thank you in advance for any help. Link to XP post, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic379004.html ~ Hamluis.UPDATE: - I cannot remove programs (trying to remove Samsung driver) and it freezes.

A:All sorts of problems, need Help fast

Hello and welcome. please run these,post the logs and let me know how it is now.Please download the TDSS Rootkit Removing Tool (TDSSKiller.exe) and save it to your Desktop. <-Important!!!Be sure to download TDSSKiller.exe (v2.4.0.0) from Kaspersky's website and not TDSSKiller.zip which appears to be an older version 2.3.2.2 of the tool.Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the tool for known TDSS variants.
Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.If TDSSKiller does not run, try renaming it. To do this, right-click on TDSSKiller.exe, select Rename and give it a random name with the .com file extension (i.e. 123abc.com). If you do not see the file extension, please refer to How to change the file extension.Click the Start Scan button.Do not use the computer during the scanIf the scan completes with nothing found, click Close to exit.If malicious objects are found, they will show in the Scan results - Select action for found objects and offer three options.Ensure Cure (default) is selected, then click Continue > Reboot now to finish the cleaning process.A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt (i.e. TDSSKiller.2.4.0.0_27.07.2010_09.o7.26_log.txt) will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.Please perform a scan with Eset Online Antiivirus Scanner.This scan requires Internet Explorer,Opera or Firefox to work. Vista/Windows 7 u... Read more

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Ever since I've gotten this thing (Gateway POS laptop), it's had a lot of problems. Wireless always cuts on and off for no reason, and the connection would seemingly just stop randomly, and nothing I could do would fix it until I restarted. It would always say that I'm connected, it just wouldn't actually do anything. Early last year, the whole harddrive crashed and there was nothing I could do to save it. I sent it to the company and they replaced it. When I was trying to fix it by their directions, there were all these clicking noises inside of the system.

Sunday night, that started to happen again. It's still running obviously, but it's not "working." It takes over 5 minutes to boot up now... before this, it was the fastest loading thing I've ever used. Also, internet usually doesn't work at all now. I turn it on and off until I finally get lucky. Everything runs incredibly slow and the comp will freeze up for a few seconds when I try to close a window or even click on the Start menu. Even on these lucky times, it will only last a couple minutes before the freaking thing just decides to stop working again.

I've used Ad-Aware, Spybot, AVG, and HouseCall. The latter did find some infected Java files (odd) but I deleted those, and now I can say that none of the programs find anything wrong. If anybody has some advice on what it could be, how it could be fixed, anything at all... I would be very greatful.

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A:My computer is having all sorts of problems.

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1. Graphics-based links don't come up. (This started happening before I recently installed an ad/banner blocker)
2. Sometimes I'm getting a "connection timed out" message even though I'm on a hi-speed connection.
3. Firefox particularly affected.
4. Some internet screens take forever to load, if at all.
5. I have run my standard regimen of programs: AVG, Ad-aware, Spybot SD, and Spyware Blaster. Oh, and CCleaner (is this one something I should continue to use?). According to all that software, I should be ok.

Can anybody help? Does this sound like a job for HiJackThis?
 

A:All sorts of internet problems...

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Hi there,

Firstly, I am running Windows XP.

I seem be to be infected with the msb.exe virus as it is showing in my processes. I can run Malwarebytes the first time I run it but it shuts down when running a scan. Then I try to re-open it and I always gets the error "Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item". I used inherit.exe to sucessfully open Malwarebytes but the same problem re-occurs when I run a scan - it just shut downs. This is also the case for Spybot S&D and a couple of other programs.

In addition to this, it sometimes plays an audio file in the background even though I have no applications open, and my PC is running considerably slower.

I followed the instructions and downloaded dds.scr to my desktop, ran it, but no log files were generated. I have no script blocker as far as I know.

I ran GMER Rootkit Scanner twice. It shut down both times when it was more than half way through the scan.

Any help would be appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Andy.

A:msb.exe virus - all sorts of problems

Bump.

It's been much more than 72 hours now.

Cheers,

Andy.

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I apologize for re-posting this but I am stuck in the middle. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

http://forums.techguy.org/security/600646-help-all-sorts-virus-problems.html?highlight=help-all
 

A:Help with All Sorts of Virus Problems

Cheeseball81 will answer your reply when she is back on line.
 

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Greetings!

I've tried symantec, didn't work. Tried ad-aware and spybot, no luck either. Went into safe mode, deleted programs that were obviously tied to vundo but no help either. If I could uninstall IE 6.0 I would since I use firefox anyway...

So, help!

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Hijack Log below:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:39:37 AM, on 7/11/2007
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\1XConfig.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\SCardSvr.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
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