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SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION during various activities.

Q: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION during various activities.

I have been getting the SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION BSOD recently. I had this error before, and temporarily solved it by reformatting all of my drives and downloading updated drivers, but it has now returned. SEANPC-Tue_05_31_2016_225402_42.zip Here is my dump files and info as compiled by the program. Thank you!

Preferred Solution: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION during various activities.

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: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION during various activities.

Hi SeanL,

Welcome to the 10forums

Please check MSI for BIOS updates.

Because all the recent crashes are memory access violations but none did flag a driver I would like you to run driver verifier to catch the offending driver.

Diagnostic Test


Please make a backup of your important files and get your rescue media or create one.
Please create a restore point.
Please follow this tutorial to run driver verifier.

Driver verifier stresses your drivers and will crash your pc if any driver fails due to a violation.

Driver verifier should be performed for a max of 48 hours, or when you have a bluescreen, whatever comes first.

If driver verifier has found a violation and you can't get back into windows normally, try to boot into safe mode and reset in safe mode driver verifier, or in the troubleshooting options open command prompt and type verifier /reset.

Your system will act very sluggishly while driver verifier is enabled, this is normal as your drivers will be being subjected to heavy testing in order to make them crash.

Please fill in your system specsPlease follow this tutorial and download the tool. The tool will give you detailed information about your system specs, please fill in your system specs more completely including PSU, cooling and other used stuff. Please note that the PSU, cooling and other used stuff are NOT mentioned in the tool.How to fill in your system specs:

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Recently two of my PC's have had unexplainable errors that appear and disappear with no explanation, since I hate being left in the dark I enabled the "create boot log" feature in windows, but I want to take it one step further, I want to be able to keep a log file of absolutely everything that is done on the PC every day. Every web page visited, every file changed or renamed, any change to the registry, if it happens I want to know about it. I'm currently looking at a piece of software called spybuddy, but norton classifies it as spyware due to the nature of its purpose(monitoring and logging PC activity). Does anybody know of a trustworthy piece of software that I can use for this purpose or if spybuddy is safe?you can check it out here or you can google it to see what it is http://www.exploreanywhere.com/products/spybuddy

A:Log PC activities

I was waiting to see if anyone answered your post that had personal experience with the software that you mentioned. I've not used it, but I doubt that having the info that it provides is going to help you chase down the issue. Programs like these typically provide screenshots based on a time interval that you select. It is easy to miss screens.

"I want to be able to keep a log file of absolutely everything that is done on the PC every day."
Install process monitor and you might see 1000s of things happening each second. Too much for one person to research "absolutely everything" that goes on.

Maybe you should make a post in this sub-forum...
System Security - Windows 7 Forums
...and see if those experts can point you down the correct path for troubleshooting your issue.

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Hi all,

Have been having various problems resulting in BSOD ever since purchased laptop. No hardware has been added, it is as bought.
Windows 7 Home Premium is OEM but software such as Office 2010, McAfee AV, Firefox, Thunderbird and smaller utilities have been installed.

Note that in many cases, the crashes were occuring before and after installation of our software.

There are no specific triggers that I have been able to identify - BSOD may occur if running Office, Firefox, or doing nothing (come back to an unexpected shutdown message), but I believe that about half of the BSODs trace back to ntoskrnl.exe.

Have done the obvious stuff - repeated virus scans, keeping it up to date with Windows update and chkdsk. Not sure where to go now.

I have therefore followed the instructions and posted the resulting dump file/ performance monitor data. Any help would obviously be greatly appreciated.



A:BSOD during various activities

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (Cx05) probably a driver.
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have a Raid update its Driver.


*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5-7 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver Verifier

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition.
Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is.
But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver.
Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows.
If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise.
Then make a System R... Read more

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does any one know any activities that can be done that will take a few days and will teach the person taking part how to use advanced excel features

A:Excel activities

Ehm, do you mean online or class-wise? And free or are you willing to pay?

Anyhow, take a look at these:
This is a free cursus which handels the basics of Excel.
This site offers toturials on all sorts of functions in Excel.

Good luck!

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I have an ATA Center on a Domain Controller installed (Server 2012 R2) and on the same Server an ATA Lightweight Gateway; (ATA Version is 1.9 with Update 1)

The Server is a physical server with Windows Nic Teaming enabled;
I tried from several Clients to create some suspicious activities (with NSLOOKUP and PsExec.exe) but no sesults at all.
Is windows NIC Teaming supported by ATA ?
Does the ATA Lightweight Gateway need also port mirroring like an ATA Gateway ?

In my virtuel Environment everything is working.

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Recently bought all parts to build a computer, Built it all with no problems and everything was going smoothly until I started trying to watch youtube videos, download/play games, etc. When I get blue screen I get the WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR stop code, I've tried things such as the Windows Memory Diagnostic to test my ram (passed the test twice) so i figured that wasn't the error. I've just begun to use FurMark to test my GPU but i haven't let it run for more than 2 mins. I also used the Intel Processor Diagnostic to test my CPU and it passed the test the one time I ran it. With all of this I cant pinpoint which hardware is causing the blue screens.

Note: I bought every part brand new from amazon except the GPU and Motherboard (which I got used from a friend) which makes me think its maybe these causing problems but I dont have anything to prove that.

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I wanna record my performances in some games. However, no suitable tool is at hand now.
Can you help me?

A:How to record the screen activities?

Try the following (and it's free) and see if it does the trick: CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software.

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

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Greetings, Ive been getting this BSOD alot. It have happend in the past too. It is mostly when im about to play a game or just watch youtube videos. I have also been getting 3b(SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXPECTION) and 9f(DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE). If that is to any help. I need help as quick as possible. I dont like staying away from the computer too much.

Note: Some people has been telling me to Re-install windows. When i made a clean install i used a 3rd party application to download my drivers.(I didnt have my network driver setup) So that may cause my problem. Im thinking to run Driver Sweeper or Display Driver Uninstaller. I think the problem causing the BSODs is from the display driver. I have installed all the drivers from HP as soon as i started getting my BSODs. The old drivers may have some folders left causing the BSOD.

Link: https://wetransfer-eu1.s3.amazonaws....9%2BPjs8IEQ%3D

I didnt get the attachment to work so i uploaded it to wetransfer.

A:BSOD Doing normal activities.

Your link doesn't work. Please try this way again - generally people will not download from 3rd party sites for security reasons:

1. Download the DM Log Collector application to your desktop by clicking the link below

DM Log Collector.exe

2. Run it by double-clicking the icon on your desktop, and follow the prompts.
3. Locate the .ZIP file that is created on your desktop, and upload it here in your next reply.

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Hello. I have recently purchased a new laptop which runs Windows Vista Home Premium SP1. I am considering whether or not I should return it, and I only have a few days left, so time is of the essence.

So far I have found 3 things that destroy my DSL connection: Closing the laptop (Yes, the simple act of rotating my laptop monitor always destroys my connection), playing WarRock (after a random amount of time my internet will die), and modifying the percent of bandwidth for my QoS packet scheduler. Every time my internet goes down, I have to call my Internet Service Provider in order to fix it.

I don't know if this will help but I can't run Doom 3 demo even as an administrator with the latest drivers for my GeForce 8200.

A:Various activities wrecking my DSL connection

hmm, you could try checking your power saving settings (it may be them causing the problem)...

- Open the control panel
- Click Power Options
- Click Advanced power options
- Click the current power scheme thing
- In the node thingy find "wireless adaptor settings" or whatever else
- open it up and make sure it's always on full performance (or not on "turn off" or something)...

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Good evening.

I have two laptops, one that I use for gaming, and one for personal use. My gaming laptop is currently the infected one, and it won't let me access the internet at all, so I must use my personal to do all of this.

I have attempted to remove it (meaning Cycbot and all that it has downloaded) twice now by running Windows 7 in Safe Mode with Microsoft Security Essentials and have attempted to use HijackThis to help myself. Malwarebytes is not currently working for me in Safe Mode, otherwise I'd use it before all else.

Any assistance would be appreciated -- I'd really like to get back to playing World of Warcrack today.

A:Cycbot / Backdoor Activities

I would also like to note that I have performed a System Restore in the hopes that it would work. Still wrong.

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I just joined the site today as I was seeking some answers. I have to first say what a first rate place this is, lots of good practical info here.

Yesterday when my wife was viewing email from a listserv she called me over and the email message window was flashing as if the messages continously reloaded. When I tried to launch a Norton AV scan the drop down menu did the same thing, flashing -or opening and closing continously and I was unable to run the scan. I finally had to turn off the power to shut windows down.

I used my work PC and downloaded the free AV product by grisoft, as well as several of those individual 'hot fixes' for specific viruses that I read were around and that indicated might be able to be launched by viewing an infected email or might try to shutdown AV software.

When I started windows I again noticed problems with things like windows explorer and had to restart. When I attempted to load the virus fixes from the floppy two of the files were listed as 'not valid Windows files' on trying again I got a message to the effect 'the disk in A: is not formatted do you want to format now' I used the power switch to turn off the system and then I managed to run all the specific virus tests and also installed an ran AVG and the spybot software from my CD -not before first getting a similar 'the disk in drive H: is not formatted do you want to format' even though this is not a writable drive. Nothing turned up in an... Read more

A:Unusual activities - possible trojan?

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Hello I have been having problems with BSODs and random lockups on my computer. I have figured out thta most of them occur during things that use network connections. Those things include stuff like watching youtube, browsing webpages, downloading torrents and regular downloads. Also this happens when I play League of Legends. Sometimes the display driver will crash before BSOD. I'm a bit at a loss here and help would be much appreciated

A:BSOD during various activities, DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

Welcome to 7F, I'll take a look at your logs and see if we can get you back up and running.



Your Atheros network adaptor is being flagged over and over. It's very old and needs updating, check here for an updated version.
fffff880`01f8ba78 fffff880`0307834f athrx+0x4034f
fffff880`01f8ba80 fffff880`03166588 athrx+0x12e588
fffff880`01f8ba88 fffff880`03166578 athrx+0x12e578
fffff880`01f8ba90 00000000`00011120
fffff880`01f8ba98 fffff880`03064b83 athrx+0x2cb83

3: kd> lmvm athrx
start end module name
fffff880`03038000 fffff880`03190000 athrx T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: athrx.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\athrx.sys
Image name: athrx.sys
Timestamp: Tue Jun 09 19:06:49 2009 (4A2EA4B9)
CheckSum: 0015FE99
ImageSize: 00158000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4



Your Dual Shock 3 virtual bus driver is causing issues. It couLD do with updating or uninstalling, check here for more information.
BugCheck C9, {21f, fffff88003ee3174, fffff980056dae10, 0}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\ScpVBus.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ScpVBus.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ScpVBus.sys
Probably caused by : ScpVBus.sy... Read more

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...or at least I can't explain them.

Anyways, I've been having weird stuff happen to my 19" Envision monitor.
(1280x1024 5:4)

It will randomly pop open the menu and start turning down the brightness out of nowhere. (Without me pressing the button.)

This happened last year and went away after a couple of days like nothing.
I didn't do anything to fix it what so ever, and now it's starting to do it again.

All of the buttons function properly when it's not changing settings by itself, and none of the buttons are pressed down or damaged.

It will happen randomly too, from 5 seconds in between brightness changes, all the way to 5 minutes. What the hell could this be? It's like my monitor is possessed.

A:Unexplainable Monitor Activities

It's very probably possessed by bad hardware. The surface of the buttons may look intact but their microswitch mechanisms (behind) may not be. It may not even be the buttons themselves but the circuitry which they attach to.

In any case, it's not a software issue. Very few monitor drivers have the capability to pop open and control those OSD monitor menus. Unless yours just happens to be in the "very few" category, there is absolutely no theoretical way for that to be caused by anything inside your Windows installation - it's pure hardware.

If the monitor is no longer under warranty and you're reasonably handy with a screwdriver, try opening it up and jiggling the front button assembly around just a little... reseat the connectors (if any)... that sort of thing.

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I am trying to keep track of my 15 y.o. daughters internet activities and her "boyfriend" has apparently shown her how to sign on via our home network but then apparently connects to something else and is "lost"
from our network making it hard if not impossible to track. I don't know alot
about computers and the internet and hope someone here is knowledgeable
and willing to share what they know. I'll even be grateful for names of other websites or books where I can learn what I need to know. Thanx.

A:Help with tracking computer activities

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Help. My sister is eating up bandwidth with streaming and torrents. How do I use my router's configuration settings to limit her from doing so?


My router is Linksys WRT54G2.

A:How to filter activities of other terminals/pcs

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So my issue is that at my work we are using Outlook over an exchange server. The customer service reps want a simple way to look at all emails that were sent to a contact. Can this be done by some sort of logging for the Activities tab for the contact? Any suggestions other than that?

A:Outlook Contact Activities Log

Another way to do it would be to create a rule for all messages sent to person and in that rule specify that those emails are moved to a special folder.

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I've noticed some random pop-ups that seem to pop up when I open a browser or go to a new website, etc... I have a sneaky feeling it isn't actually online, however, just triggered by what I do. I think it might also be triggered by what I do offline, as well. Close to 2 weeks ago I realized I had downloaded some malware, but it was pretty obviously a certain type. I can't remember the name of it, but it was an fake anti-virus alert that was disguised to look like a windows program. I realized this right away and looked it up. I found a program (malwarebytes anti-malware) that seemed to find it and remove it.

Since then I've had some trouble with my internet, it won't open pages or run certain functions (like in my email) and I just thought I needed to restart my computer, which I did, but it didn't change. It wasn't until today that I noticed the pop-ups. So far I've had at least 5 or 6, 2 or 3 of them were the same one.

Here is my log, please let me know if you need any more information. I would really appreciate help with this since it is a computer at my place of work.
EDIT: I also can't seem to access my Task Manager, which may be related to this (I also wasn't able to access it when I noticed that first fake anti-virus trojan)
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:31:48 AM, on 3/10/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Nor... Read more

A:Random Pop-Ups and other strange activities...

Hey... Just updating this thread since this is a computer at work on the server and very important that it gets fixed. My boss ran "Malware bytes Anti-malware" again and it said it found something and deleted it, but I still can't access my task manager, so i'm a bit skeptical. Do I need to generate a new report with the hijacker?

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hi, i thing i got attacked by spywares. the pc always asks me to connect to internet if i'm not. every time i scan with AVG or Spybot, they do find threats but it seems they come back. yesterday while connected but not using the pc,an unkonwn music started although there was no application running. i'm thinking of restoring the operative system but maybe is not needed. can i send the log scan?

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We are running ATA for a month in now in our production domain. Now it starts reporting various "Suspicion of identity theft based on abnormal behavior" activities on the ATA Attack Timeline and most of these activities involve servers in our RDS
farm (the specified user didn't log on to that RDS server before). This means these actions are false positives in our case.
For the time being I configured the "short term lease" subnet option for these servers, is this the way to go or is  there a better way to handle this?

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Dear friends,
I have a problem with a specific public open hotspot so, as a first thing, I do not have access to the router settings.
The fact is that all non-browser activities (i.e. Skype) are decent, I must say sometimes even quick and reliable. But all browser activities, with all browsers (Edge, Explorer, Chrome, etc), are very slow and sometimes simply I cannot do anything.
My computer works perfectly with every other connection, so quite possibly the problem is in the public hotspot itself, but I would like to know if, in your informed opinion, it is possible that this public hotspot has some kind of strict filter for surfing on internet but not on the whole bandwidth I can use, and if there is something I can do to improve things from my computer. Because, and this is my main doubt, it seems strange to me that I can make video calls on Skype with good video quality right when, at the same time, I cannot even load Google homepage.
Thank you all!

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As I Began Reading about MATA my heart began pounding and pulse racing. It started about two months ago or more when my computer started to act funny. Suddenly I became stripped of my Admin Priveledge and I could not do much of anything to fight the SYSTEM
or other IDs that manufactured themselves and moved up[ the food chain until they were over my level. This has persisted and Yesterday I Just had the Creators Update installed. and am afraid that this is going to happen again. What can I do, as I believe that
it is happening again and that the longer I wait the more instances of this attacker will show up on my PC as some kind of user above me (Administrator). Please put your response in terms that are Explanatory yet correct as I am learning,
I fought with this thing and put up the best fight I could, now I am worn out and want it to go away.
Not mentaly challenged, but EXAUSTED

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When I look at flash videos (on gt ) or try to download something, then they freeze after some 15 seconds. They just stop.

When I am watching a video the bar just stops and freezes and when I download something it just stops doing anything and shows me the same 15% for an hour.

This problem occurs on any browser.

What could be wrong?

What I've tried so far:
*Phoned my internet provider who didn't know anything.
*Frequent anti-virus and spyware checks. Nothing.

A:Downloads and other activities freeze

Hi striker5005,

try uninstalling the flash player plugin and then installing the latest available version please.

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we had a storage infrastructure problem and during this the ATA Center was restarted unexpected, perhaps the gateways too, but this ist not so bad.
After that, the ATA service closed every time unexpected with the eventid 7031.mongo service was running.
I've checked the db with the following command:
.\mongo.exe ATA
Because every entry (collections, views, objects) was showing 0, i typed the following command to recover an old SystemProfile like discribed in the desaster receovery docu (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/advanced-threat-analytics/disaster-recovery)

mongo.exe ATAdb.SystemProfile.remove({})exitmongoimport.exe --db ATA --collection SystemProfile --file "<SystemProfile.json backup file>" --upsert

Now, the center can start succesful, but there are no more old activities.
Is there any chance to recover the old data? The mongodb data files are still there, with up to 20-30GB. 

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Statistics reveal that 90% of 8-16 year olds access sites with adult content on the internet. I wish to prevent my ten year old son from venturing into these forbidden sites. He has been recently initiated into using the internet and we have listed certain sites which he can visit on our PC at home. But I would just like to take some precaution. Is there any help?

A:Control your child’s net activities

90% of 8-16 year olds access sites with adult contentClick to expand...

Thats only teenage boys...:haha:.

You can ask your ISP, I believe some internet service providers do allow tracking and blocking of websites, and certain programs too, just look at school computers these days. You can check your child's browsing history, but you can erase that quite easily. I can't help but think i'm missing something here, I might update this when its not 1:00 in the morning. Of course, it might be a good idea to prevent your child from going to adult sites, like not letting them stay up very early in the morning with their computer.

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Hi all,
some versions ago there was an comment block for an activity. Why it as removed? will it be implementet again in the future?

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According to the Working with suspicious activities link, an activity in v1.9 has the following abilities (emphasis mine):

Ability to

Share the suspicious activity with other people in your organization via email.

Export the suspicious activity to Excel.

Add a note to the suspicious activity.

Provide input on the suspicious activity.

I have v1.9 installed, but I do not see the option to add a note or provide input on the suspicious activity.  Is this an error in the documentation or am I looking in the wrong place?

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I recently bought a new Alienware and I've had three blue screens of death since I bought it.

BSOD on June 25: Bug check code 0X000000D1 Bug Check parameters 0X0000000000000000 0X0000000000000002 0x0000000000000000 0XFFFFF880018990D2 Driver iastora.sys
BSOD on June 30: Bug check code 0X000000D1 Bug Check parameters 0X0000000000000000 0X0000000000000002 0x0000000000000000 0XFFFFF880016C90D2 Driver iastora.sys
BSOD on July 08: Bug check code 0X000000D1 Bug Check parameters 0X0000000000000000 0X0000000000000002 0x0000000000000000 0XFFFFF8800192C0D2 Driver iastora.sys

Everything is up to date, the hard drive driver says it's the most recent. I've attached the SF Diagnostic tool file. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:BSOD during random activities on new desktop

Any update?
Were the problems solved?

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Hello everybody! just want to know if someone can bypass my internet security I'm using norton 360 paid version. a old friend of mine says he can do it and I suspected that he is doing it on my computer now he some what says he can manipulate the VSN and it will become invisible to all antivirus anti malware out there..tnx for the info regards...

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At first beginning about a month or two ago I would get a BSOD every couple of weeks. The last couple of days anywhere from 1-15 minutes from system boot. Any ideas? Thanks community!!!

A:Various BSOD During Various Activities - Increasing Frequency

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck A, {0, 2, 1, fffff80002cde142}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netr28ux.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netr28ux.sys
Probably caused by : nwifi.sys ( nwifi!ExtSTAReceivePacket+9ac )

Followup: MachineOwner

start end module name
fffff880`05877000 fffff880`05ac1000 netr28ux T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: netr28ux.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\netr28ux.sys
Image name: netr28ux.sys
Timestamp: Fri Jan 24 21:09:21 2014 (52E242D9)
CheckSum: 0024F054
ImageSize: 0024A000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4

Name [00000011] 802.11n USB Wireless LAN Card
Adapter Type Ethernet 802.3
Product Type 802.11n USB Wireless LAN Card
Installed Yes
PNP Device ID USB\VID_148F&PID_5372\5&3A35E5FC&0&1
What make of USB wireless card are you using? Ralink? Please check for and install any updates located here:
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I just checked my Yahoo account "Recent Activity" and it gave me a list of all recent logins.
Several of them came from California with IP:, though I am on the East Cost.

I Googled it and it is a server in NJ, but I do not know if this means anything, the IP addresses get bounced around.

Then I called my friend and checked his Yahoo account and he has the same intruder with the same IP Address.

What do you think this is......?
Is this a legitimate Yahoo server accessing our accounts to perform some updates....?

A:Yahoo account - strange activities.

Looks like it's a Cisco router which is part of the background infrastructure - more than likely nothing to worry about as the logins could well be your own, security on the internet backbone routers can prevent the end user (you) in this case from being shown in a trace

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Unlike Galib I do not want to hack into peoples computers. I have a user where I work who has been suspected of messing with another employees files and visiting websites not related to work. This isn't just a one time occurance. Apparently it has happened a numerous amount of times. I want to use a software that can track what she does on the computer. The only problem is I need to find one for free (a legal copy of course ) I know there are keylogger (? not sure on spelling) software, but I am not sure what to get. The other problem is I need something that will run hidden so this certain employee doesn't no about it. Have any ideas?
**Also it doesn't need to be a keylogger. Anything that will moniter the user is what I need help with.**

A:Solved: Tracking activities on workstation

svelay1983 said:

Unlike Galib I do not want to hack into peoples computers. I have a user where I work who has been suspected of messing with another employees files and visiting websites not related to work. This isn't just a one time occurance. Apparently it has happened a numerous amount of times. I want to use a software that can track what she does on the computer. The only problem is I need to find one for free (a legal copy of course ) I know there are keylogger (? not sure on spelling) software, but I am not sure what to get. The other problem is I need something that will run hidden so this certain employee doesn't no about it. Have any ideas?
**Also it doesn't need to be a keylogger. Anything that will moniter the user is what I need help with.**Click to expand...

I am not sure if it's either legal or ethical to monitor someone's activities without the person's knowledge.

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My problem is a little complicated. My network components are as follows:

Server: Windows NT Server 4.0
Clients : mixture of Windows XP, Windows 98, Mac OS X,
AntiVirus: Symantec Corporate Edition 8.1 (constantly updated 3 times weekly)

Since last week, my office network seemed to get slower and slower with each passing day. It got worse and worse each day, so bad that even network printing seems to take ages. Internet connectivity is so slow its frustrating.

Looking at my network switches I can see quite a lot of broadcasts going on in the network (based on the blinking lights). I checked with Ethereal and, indeed, there were a lot of ARP broadcasts going on (about 7-15% of the total data transactions). Problem was, the broadcasts were coming from random PCs in the office! I tried listing down the source IPs but found myself listing ALMOST ALL the IPs in the office.

Thinking it was the work of worms, viruses or spywares, I worked overnight and cleaned EVERY SINGLE PC in the office. I used updated versions of Stinger, Trendmicro free virus scanner, and Spybot Search & Destroy to carefully clean each PC. Sadly, even this does not seem to solve the issue. I still see ARP broadcasts and the network is STILL very slow.

Can someone PLEASE advise me what to do... I'm at my wits end.

A:Is this the symptom of worm activities in a network?

Sorry did anyone is the office plug in a cable to the switch which creates a loopback connection in return which creates a broadcast storm in the network.

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hello sorry for my bad english..
i have a gemini malware which i removed with eset scanner online.
therefore i have many doubts if my pc is infected. i have a hijachthis log and tdsskiller log.
thanks to all.sorry if I did something wrong.

A:gemini malware and other sospicious activities

edit : I can not configure GMER as your guide and i cant download dds.. sorry..

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Hey all. I'm using Word 2003, and all of a sudden it is creating weird files in My Documents folder. The files are all 1kb in size and have ~$ in place of the first two letters of the title. Can anyone tell me what this is about? No big deal, but its clogging up my folder and I'm still not sure if I can delete them...

A:Solved: Strange Word Activities

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I got a new computer. As I have in the past, I copied my present PST file (Outlook 2003) and opened it from my new Outlook install (2007) to get my old emails, contacts, and calendar.
As normal, everything worked well .... except this time i had been using the ACTIVITIES funtion in the contacts area to track every activity for each contact ... NO, Business Contact Manager was never installed.
In the 2007 machine, I cannot access my activities.

So how do I properly export and/or import these from my Outlook 2003 contacts??

Thank you very much for reviewing this post.

Don in Tucson
The Virus Slayer

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ATA Prerequisites, Before You Start:
"Optional: A user account of a user who has no network activities. This account will be configured as the ATA
Honeytoken user."
What does this mean exactly? Is there a special way to configure this new user in Active Directory, or is it just referring
to a standard User account that no-one ever uses?

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I have an HP 2730p tablet running retail version of 32-bit Windows 7 Home Premium, clean install. I have the latest Intel graphics drivers installed. My integrated Intel graphics is Mobile Series 4 Express, GMA 4500.

When I'm playing a Youtube music video in the background and I browse casually on Chrome, my computer will go into BSOD after about 2 minutes into the video. It is very reproducible, although sometimes I need to play the video twice to get it to BSOD. It has BSODed while not playing Youtube also.

Most of the BSOD errors are "IRQL Not Greater/Not Less or Equal Error," although I've also gotten a whole bunch of other ones (like "dxgmms1.sys"). I'm running out of ideas.

Attached are my Minidump files. Processor is 1.86 ghz L9400 mobile Penryn, temperature readings are around 38-42C, 2 gigs of RAM.

Thanks a lot!

A:BSOD during youtube and minor activities

Just BSODed again. Can someone please take a look at my dump files?

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I noticed that my computer had RSS feed ads that would start automatically when I turn on my netbook (several years old EeePC), although I haven't subscribed to any RSS feeds. I thought it was just annoying ads, so went into program add/remove to delete "RSS Feeds" program and another program that I didn't recognize, called "Bonjour." I decided to back up my files and as I went through the folders and files, I realized that there must be something wrong with my computer, because there are several files that I didn't recognize from before in the "Programs" and other folders. I followed the directions and here are the dds.crs scan result in text and the zipped files as an attachment. Please help!

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by Jessica at 15:34:02 on 2012-02-12
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1015.79 [GMT -5:00]
AV: Eset NOD32 antivirus system 2.51 *Enabled/Outdated* {E5E70D32-0101-4F12-8FB0-D96ACA4F34C0}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
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A:Suspicious RSS feed activities and files

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I need to see a gmer log in order to help you:

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I recently did a fresh install of windows on my computer. never before have i had BSOD appear. Now my computer keeps crashing. I mostly use my computer for gaming, which is when the crashes happen but whenever i do other things, the computer crashes too. I have attached the file according to the instructions for this thread. Could someone please tell me what is wrong with my computer?


A:BSOD while playing Overwatch and various other activities

I uploaded the whole file. just in case

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we have a problem with Dynamics CRM 2011 and Internet Explorer.

Suddenly for some users the description field within a activity is very small. Normally it is big and shows all entries. But now it only shows 2 lines. It happens for more and more users the last time so I think it can be caused by an update?

Do you have an idea?


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Dear BleepingCom Helpers,I run a Windows XP VM with Parallels on a MacBook Pro 2.0 clock, 2.0 RAM, 200 HD. When I log into the VM, wierd things happen at random times:--Windows keeps trying to configure Dragon NS 9--icons on the desktop and software windows disappear or blink on and off--I've attempted to get a bead on the processor, but when I go up to the Parallels menu to click on Actions to Send Keys (Ctr-Alt-Del), it starts to behave--ClamAV has discovered the PUA.Packed.Armadillo, whatever that is (see report below)Recently, I had the original 100 G drive replaced with a 200 G. Also, I was using Avast, but I had the impression that it might somehow be causing my problems, so I replace it with ClamAV.That's all I know...hope you can help. I'm an experienced user, but by no means capable beyond the normal simple problems.thanks,Charlie'sHuman--------------------Scan Started Tue Jun 17 12:48:58 2008-------------------------------------------------------------------------------C:\Program Files\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking9\Program\natspeak.exe: moved/scheduled to 'C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\.clamwin\quarantine\infected.natspeak.exe'C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-1645522239-1060284298-854245398-1003\Dc134.exe: moved/scheduled to 'C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\.clamwin\quarantine\infected.Dc134.exe'C:\Program Files\Nuance\NaturallySpeaking9\Program\natspeak.e... Read more

A:Pua.packed.armadillo/weird Activities

HelloApologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having would appreciate you letting us know If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.Please download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) and save to your Desktop.alternate download siteDSS will do the following:Create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.Clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, Internet Cache Files, and empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.Check some important areas of your system and produce a report for an analyst to review.Automatically run HijackThis. It will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have it installed. So if HijackThis is not installed and DSS prompts you to download it, please answer yes.You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges when using.Close all applications and windows.Double-click on dss.exe to run it and follow the prompts.If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not
malicious.When the scan is complete, two text files will open in Notepad:main.txt <- this one will be maximizedextra.txt <- this one will be minimizedIf not, they both can be found in the C:\Deckard\System Scanner folder.Please copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the c... Read more

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I seem to have a double click virus, as well as one that slows down my computer the longer it is running. Also, if I have FireFox open for say 5 minutes, and then go to a new page, all the flash and coding will be gone and it will show everything in html format.I've tried SpyBot, AVG, and Malware Bytes. Decided to a HJT log, so here it is:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 11:07:34 AM, on 4/24/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeD:\Program Files\The Skins Factory\Hyperdesk\Common\HDThemeEnabler.exeD:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeD:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exeD:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exeD:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeD:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exeD:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXED:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXED:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXED:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeD:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exeD:\Program File... Read more

A:Double Click Virus Among Other Weird Activities

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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According to my event viewer, I have processes that are using execessive memory, excessive disk activities, and execess processor. There are several processes involved, including iexplorer.exe, host files, etc.

I have process explorer that also shows that I have two dispatch interrupts in system idel that are using aroung 50% cpu.
I also have the debugging program, but I cannot figure out how to use it. If I could, I might could solve some of my problems.

Is there a book or something that explains the error messages in event viewer? Thank you for any information.

A:Excess Memory, Disk Activities, Proecessor

Which debugging program do you have? If it's Windbg, here's a link on how to analyze dump files: http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246There's no "book" that explains the error messages in detail - although you can start here: http://aumha.org/a/stop.htmGenerally an error message will help to point the way towards figuring out the problem, but quite frequently they'll require other troubleshooting steps to remedy the problem.

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We have ATA implemented recently, I would like to know to what level ATA can provide user account activities details under user profile.
Scenario - 2 days ago Monica's account was disabled instead of disabling her subordinate's account and she was not able to login. in our environment we have delegated permission to service desk for this and as usual no one is ready to point out
who disabled it and started blaming the tool that we use for User account management.
we checked the AD logs and found out who disabled it. But I would like to check if I can leverage ATA in future for such cases since it shows nice graphically.
when I checked the Account activities, I was able to find Monica's account was Disabled and enabled, but it didn't give info on who disabled it...
please let me know if this is possible, if so how...

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If you right click on the desktop, and then click on view, you get a submenu where you can hide or show the icons on the desktop. Is there anyway I can create a shortcut to this option?
Also create a shortcut icon to the "auto hide the taskbar" in the "taskbar and navigation properties"?

people might find these useful.
It is possible to create a shutdown and a sleep short cut on your desktop, which you can pin to your taskbar to make the computer shutdown sleep in Windows 8.
Shutdown = C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 0
sleep = C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe Powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState Sleep
%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /l
restart = %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /r /t 0

I like this, thought somebody else might .

A:Creating shortcut icons to core activities

Hello Tetra,

You could create a shortcut using the commands you have posted above for the shortcut's location.

Shortcut - Create for a File, Folder, Drive, or Program in Windows - Windows 7 Help Forums

See also:

Shut Down Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
Restart Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
Sleep Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Help Forums

(Option Two) Desktop Icons - Hide or Show - Windows 7 Help Forums

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hi there..

I'm handling a win2k advanced server as a firewall in my department. Before this, we're using linux RH9 and in linux, i can even view current activities of all clients within the network using ETHERAPE programme. Is win2k server provides any similar facilities??

Thanks in advanced.

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