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Q: Unsure where to post this as I'm unsure what the issue is...

My microphone, as of last night, as started producing a "buzzing" noise to its listeners. I can't hear it unless I go into recording devices and click "listen to this device". It's a constant buzz, as long as my mic is enabled (I do a lot of push-to-talk in video games). I've tried another headset with the same result. I updated my video card (GTX 960) with no change. Restarted the computer of course, as well. Just trying to see how to diagnose the exact issue before I go buying a new computer case or something. Thanks in advance.

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Preferred Solution: Unsure where to post this as I'm unsure what the issue is...

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)


I have a pc that I am getting an "out of memory" error when trying to print from some accounting software that is reading from a sql database. The pc has office 03 installed and updated. There is a patch for this through MS that I tried and it was unsuccessful. I have increased the page file size to max, the pc has plenty of RAM(3 gigs), running xp pro sp3. A couple days before this error started, the pc would not boot, it was stuck in a reboot cycle. I ran chkdsk which fixed a bad sector on the hdd. Thinking that the drive was probably starting to go bad, I cloned old one and put a new drive in the pc. I am still getting this error and can't find an answer anywhere.
Again, not sure if this is the right place for this question.
Thanks in advance for any help/advice/thoughts.

A:Unsure of where to post??

What version of Windows, please?

You might also take a look in Event Viewer for clues...and let Windows manage the pagefile.

If Office is the only program that provokes this...I would presume it to be possibly damaged and uninstall it/reinstall.


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Using a Thermaltake P5 case, just today replaced the main panel (glass) with acrylic. What could go wrong, right?
-shutdown from Windows 10. Disconnected a sys-fan, mostly passive cooled, so wasn't really necessary.
-replaced the glass with acrylic.
-powers on GPU (led); Power Supply fan spins, then winds down. Display shows nothing.
-reset power bar, booted once, seemed okay, so I restarted (some driver updates).
-no only shows GPU LED, power supply fan spins up, then drops to idle... no video.
-disconnected all drives, same thing.
-reseated all cables, RAM, video card... same thing.
-booted with only MLB, Video card (GTX 1080)... same thing.
-tried booting with display connected to on-board video (DVI-I)... same thing.
-short of pulling the CMOS battery, I'm out of ideas.

Not even getting to a bios screen, but if I unplug the display, it shows the splash screen just fine. Any help would be appreciated.

Windows 10 Enterprise; EVGA GTX 1080; i7-4790; Gigabyte - GA-H97M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1150; 2x8GB Kingston DDR3; Corsair - RMx 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply.

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I have an integrated webcam in my laptop - which is an Easy Note Packard Bell. When using Skype I try to check if the video settings are working and the following message appears:

Skype has stopped working - windows is checking for a solution to the problem.

Followed by - A problem caused the program to stop working. Then Skype closes.

I have tried uninstalling, reinstalling. Disabling, enabling. How can I get it to function again?

The green light does appear (Indicating that the camera does work) but it doesn't seem to be functioning properly.

The camera is - USB 2.0 3M UVC Webcam

If anyone finds a solution to this I would be eternally grateful!


A:Wecam issues, unsure where to post.


Try downloading the latest version of Skype: -

Skype 5.3 for Windows - Download the latest version of Skype and get free computer calls

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I've recently rebuilt my computer hoping to rid myself of malware/virus. I formatted the hard drives, reinstalled windows 7, LAN, Chipset Drivers, Malwarebytes & Roguekiller however I am unsure if my computer is still infected???
Malwarebytes shows a clean bill of health however Rougekiller found the following PUM.dns, PUM start menu & PUM desktop items.
I look forward to your reply.
RogueKiller V10.4.3.0 [Feb 23 2015] by Adlice Software
mail : http://www.adlice.com/contact/
Feedback : http://forum.adlice.com
Website : http://www.adlice.com/softwares/roguekiller/
Blog : http://www.adlice.com
Operating System : Windows 7 (6.1.7600 ) 64 bits version
Started in : Normal mode
User : xxx [Administrator]
Mode : Scan -- Date : 02/27/2015  01:03:45
¤¤¤ Processes : 0 ¤¤¤
¤¤¤ Registry : 11 ¤¤¤
[PUM.Dns] (X64) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters | DhcpNameServer : [(Private Address) (XX)]  -> Found
[PUM.Dns] (X64) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ControlSet001\Services\Tcpip\Parameters | DhcpNameServer : [(Private Address) (XX)]  -> Found
[PUM.Dns] (X64) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\ControlSet002\Services\Tcpip\Parameters | DhcpNameServer : [(Private Address) (XX)][(Private Address) (XX)][UNITED STATES (US)][UNITED STATES (US)][UNITED STATES (US)][UNITE... Read more

A:Post Rebuild - Unsure if I'm infected???

From what I've read at How did this get here????ntdev.corp.microsoft.com those IP addresses are Microsoft. Much more info in that link.
Depending on what you used to reinstall the OS you may have adware that the programs below will remove as well as malware. Most free programs and add-ons
these days contain adware. One website that hosts many popular programs without adware is Ninite - Install or Update Multiple Apps at Once
Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the
Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars....especially Google.
After install, open CCleaner and run by clicking on the Run Cleaner button in the bottom right corner.
CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download
Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here
Double-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.
Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.
Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.
If you receive a message ... Read more

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Was working on a PC where the user logged in using Juno. A few days ago she no longer could get her e-mails or get on the internet. It was giving a script bugging error message. I looked at her IE settings and they appear to be correct. I also attempted to call Juno and they wanted the customer to PAY $1.95 a minute for support of their product. She did have the original installation disk and upon removing and readding it to her O/S, she is now able to connect to the server and get her mail. Still, when attempting to get on the WWW, she gets page cannot be displayed (no more script error message, but not online either). I also checked her dial-up connections (she is using a AC97 Soft Data Fax Modem with SmartCP) and they were correct and the modem dials fine (obviously as she can send and receive e-mails again).

She has a HP (Compaq) Mobile AMD Sempron laptop with a 3300 Processor 159 GHz and 384 MB of RAM.

Is there anything that I am missing, any tips, or should I tell the person to punt Juno and use another ISP?

Marc Roben

A:Juno error unsure of where to post

What version of Juno does she have on this PC?

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Hi - I'm new to this forum and I understand enough about computers to be able to install new ram, power supply etc. but am not super proficient in the tech talk - know most the terms, not where to find them in the system/software.

OS: XP Professional,
Office XP (Office 10),
Dell Optiplex GX 260 Pent 4 2.4 Ghz 1.5 Gig ram 40 G HD

Multiple program failures - even though software is still on hard drive, and shows on add/remove programs list in control panel - programs won't start, and WINDOWS INSTALLER comes up asking to put the CD Rom in - for most programs I don't have the CD as I got this computer used from someone and didn't get any software disks.

When rebooting - get a blue screen that has an error message saying one of the secondary hard drives needs to be checked for errors - it says I can abort scan if I want - just hit any key - but when I do this - it doesn't stop the scan or abort it as it should.

Can't run 'repair' on the Microsoft Office suite from add/remove programs panel - and it seems more programs keep failing.

I've checked and defragged the disks - and everything shows a status of OKAY - and I so have all my product keys from when I got the machine they were all written down and I've verified them using Belarc Advisor - the keys match what I had in my file - so the programs are still on my computer - its just not recognizing them for what ever reason.

Just before posting - I got this error - when I closed down a windows i... Read more

A:Unsure where I should post multiple problems

I need you to validate your Windows OS again please from here left pane

It is acceptable to borrow your exact OS CD from a pal to run sfc /scannow to make sure you have no corrupt or missing .dll files on your OS. Running the scan without inserting your OS is not successful as if there are any issues, Windows needs to copy missing or corrupt files from the OS CD.

Have you got backup for your data on this system? Let us know so we can help you further as it maybe necessary to repair or format your HD. To do that you will need to buy a genuine copy of Windows Professional OS as you say you have no CD. As you have the product key for your OS, when you contact Microsoft to obtain a CD, you would need to have that handy.

Make sure all your Windows updates are current too.

Post a reply with answers to the above thanks......

kind regards,

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I have been several BSOD errors in the past week. They are all different and vary quite a bit. I am unsure how record the exact errors, but I followed the instructions of the website leading me here and I have attached a zipped dmp file. I am running Windows 7 Home and I use AVG and Malware Bytes as well as HiJackThis for virus protection. I have used a fix-it untilities program to fix the registry and I have used the malware bytes rootkit finder as well. If there is any other information that would be helpful to you, please let me know and I will try and get it for you. Thank you for taking the time to look over this.

A:BSOD at random times, unkown cause, unsure what to post

Welcome to SevenForums.

Please upload all the files following Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

AVG is contributing to your BSOD's please remove it using its removal tool from here: Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase

Recommended from a strict BSOD perspective, compatibility & stability compared to other antiviruses/internet security software. It is free and lightweight:-Microsoft Security Essentials, Free antivirus for windows.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Good and Free system security combination

Do not start the free trial of Malware Bytes; remember to deselect that option when prompted.

Run a full scan with both (separately) once downloaded, installed and updated.

Perform a System File Check to check the integrity of all protected Windows 7 :Click on the start
Type CMD on Search
Left click and Run as Administrator
SFC /scannow

Full tutorial here:SFC /Scannow Command - System File Checker
Disk Check on your hard drive for file system errors and bad sectors on it.How to run Disk Check on Windows 7
Make scans with the following:

-Kaspersky TDSSKillerAnti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
-ESET online scannerFree Online Virus Scanner | ESET
Number down items at start-up. Keep only your anti-virus, this also improves the time for logging into windows.Startup Programs - Change
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Take me... Read more

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I only BSOD while having Dota 2 launched, usually after completing a game.

Here is the info:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:

If I am missing any other info I am sorry, please let me know! Thank you

A:BSOD while playing Dota 2, unsure of error #. See post inside

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A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa8004dee038, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 0000000000000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000000000000, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

Debugging Details:
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_AuthenticAMD





fffff880`031ee6f0 fffff800`0370bca9 : fffffa80`04dee010 fffffa80`039f9b50 00000000`00000014 00000000`00000000 : nt!WheapCreateLiveTriageDump+0x6c
fffff880`031eec10 fffff800`035ec557 : fffffa80`04dee010 fffff800`036662d8 fffffa80`039f9b50 00000000`00000000 : nt!WheapCreateTriageDumpFromPreviousSession+0x49
fffff880`031eec40 fffff800`03553935 : fffff800`036c7ae0 00000000`00000001 fffffa80`04... Read more

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I walked away from my Pavilion ze5270 notebook, come back to find a black screen and operating system not found, after a few reboots, the same message appears, 5-6 hour later I start it up, and it goes to an error about a file being corupt or missing, restart and another files shows corupt, 15 mins later it goes back to the operating system not found message, I wait a day or so, and turn it back on, I place the restore on, I go back through the quick restore, its all fine now, It goes to windows, after getting all the microsoft updates, it freezes up, then the operating system is not found. Now its like 2 weeks later and its starting up fine and been on for about 20 mins.

A:Unsure the Issue

So is my HD going to hell?

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My wife has a Toshiba Satellite P55T-B laptop running Windows 8.1. The laptop connects to our router - an Asus RT-AC87R - via wifi. The router is running the latest firmware. The NIC drivers on the laptop have are also running the latest driver version.

My wife remotely connects to a desktop machine setup for her at work. That machine is always on and set to wake on WAN connections. She RDPs through a SonicWall IPSec VPN peer connection. She's experiencing a few problems.

1) RDP will intermittently attempt to reestablish connection.
2) The VPN will eventually sever the entire connection.
3) The VPN connection drop will affect the entire laptop's connection to the internet.

So, I'm not sure if the issue lies with my home router, with the VPN, or with the RDP.

I looked at her RDP settings, and they seem configured correctly, with automatic reconnect attempts, etc.

I looked at her VPN settings, and the peer's IP address is correct. When there's a disconnect, RDP will report an error that it couldn't find her machine, which is odd because it was just connected to it. (I believe the VPN connection is a tunnel right into her desktop at work, rather than into the corporate network.)
I looked at my router, disabled a number of settings (e.g., firewall, explicit/implicit beam forming, 2.4ghz and 5ghz band setting, etc.) to no avail.

I'm totally stumped. I'm not sure why her connection drops. I can't tell if it's the RDP connection, the VPN connection, or my router.

I'd REA... Read more

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It started about 1-week ago with the comp lagging a few times. When i first noticed a really issues was when a hard started was needed because the comp  froze. I did a hard reboot - window was doing an update and then there was an issues so it was installing it, not to shut off the comp. It took about 24hrs so get finally get on after it did what it did. Everything was running smooth and I checked for the update and looked as if it went through which was a bit odd- modem was disconnected at the time. Did a norton and malware sweep found nothing. So, thats why im unsure of were to post this so if the mods thing this should be somewhere please post it.
Now after plugging modem everything started running extremely slow. Resolving host. waiting for cache, 5 mins to log in a web site etc. This was when surfing the internet but now did the same for anything on the comp as well.(opening files) Discounted the modem and it ran okay but it was lagging- now it seems to lag even with it running or not but worst if the modem is on. Any direction will help thanks....Last thing i did was a defragged the drive and that took 2days or so. I think that is all the missing piece here and there but this is the major choke i have now that im having. Point me in the right direction of thread if im in the wrong section and bare with me as anything now is extremely slow to respond back
Running window 7 ultimate SP1 32bit
dell precision 690 Intel Xeon 5130 @ 2ghz

A:Unsure of the issue at hand so need some help

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. 

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Ive tried Eugene Computer Chat help and also a tech support dude i know off another forum but i cant seem to fix my issue

Basically my Desktop used to BSOD a fair amount about 2 months ago and for some reason it stopped after i applied new thermal paste and hoovered the insides of the case :)

Anyhow - as of late , my pc has started having "random lag" what i mean by that is that my computer will be running fine at normal speed on everything im doing then all of a sudden, everything will take an age to do like open folders , open my web browser etc and even youtube videos will slowplaying - just everything goes into meltdown lol and i have to restart to make it usable again

Ive tried previous suggestions from other people such as using Memtest+ on my ram sticks and also tried wiping my HDD and reformatting it and installing Windows 7 again , bear in mind ive had this pc for almost 4 years and it never done all this lag business before just a random bsod now and then which didnt really cause any issues

Someone also suggested checking event viewer, which i have, and nothing there, also i was suggested to install one program at a time until i have problems but i cant see how it can be a program issue since ive used a multitude of programs before and it never used to do this and was also suggested to do my Windows updates which i did but to no avail

It used to "random lag" quite often but does it a fair bit less now but the problem is still there... Read more

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First of all, thank you to everyone who actually takes the time to help out here, really cool that you can get individual help relating to BSOD issues.

Attached is the diagnostic information, any help is appreciated! It seems like the PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGED AREA and MEMORY_MGMT errors happen the most often.



A:BSOD's happening almost every day, unsure of what issue is exactly

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 50, {fffff6c0000fbd28, 0, fffff800037aa3b6, 5}
Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiGetWorkingSetInfo+286 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Run MemTest86+ for a minimum of 8 passes or until errors appear.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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I'll get right to it: I have used the same keyboard for several years now. It is a Saitek (no definable model at first glance, but I can provide more details if necessary). It always worked great on my XP machine, but when I got a new computer (with Vista) I began having issues.

The issues are strange and intermittent.

1. The Tab key doesn't always "Tab". It often acts as if I am hitting alt-tab and brings up the choice for me to change windows (as if I was hitting alt-tab).

2. The Tab key sometimes simply does not work, primarily when using MS Word.

I was just going to get a new keyboard, but then something strange happened. A buddy of mine was remoted into my machine from his home and even experienced the same issues with his keyboard, leading me to believe it has nothing to do with my keyboard at all.

I have deleted and reinstalled the drivers several times and looked for solutions on the net with no luck. Restarting my machine is typically the only thing that clears the problem.

Any ideas?

A:Possible Keyboard, Vista, or Other issue... unsure.

Check for updated Saitek drivers - http://www.saitek.com/uk/down/drivers.php#

Try another KB.

Regards. . .



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The past couple of days, my laptop's been prone to suddenly not responding. Usually it responds again after a few minutes, but the first time it occurred, I let it sit for about 5 minutes before forcing it to shut down. 
Running AVG scans also now shows medium-level threats, none of which are automatically removed. There were 3 the first scan, then 4, then 3, then 7. I've yet to scan a fifth time. Each round, I take a screenshot of the details of each one (for documentation purposes) and then proceed to "Remove All". It prompts me to restart in order to "complete the action". Then, after the reboot, I scan again and repeat the process. 
The threats are all related to "atapi.sys" and "i8042prt.sys". I will attach the aforementioned screenshots at the end. 
I'm not sure if the non-responsiveness and the threats are related, but both started at essentially the same time. Please help? 
Round 1:
Round 2:
Round 3:

A:Unsure if serious issue, but highly annoying

Hello, looks like probable rootkits in the atapi.sys. This has to be properly removed.Please follow this Preparation Guide and post in a new topic.Let me know if all went well.

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Hello. I've owned a laptop since 2009 but something's gone very wrong with it. Basically the problem is that it gets stuck and goes crazy slow. I don't know what on earth is wrong with it. I've put it in Safe Mode and it makes no difference. I just tried reinstalling Windows 7 via the DVD but even there the thing was insanely slow and I couldn't get it to run/install.

Any idea what the issue could be? If you need more info let me know, thanks!

A:Laptop: I think it's a hardware issue but I'm unsure

Could be CPU fan quit or full of dust. Feel any air coming out vent?

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hi i am running:
Samsung R530/R730
windows 7 ultimate, service pack 1
Pentium dual core cpu
T4300 @ 2.10GHz x2
RAM 8.00GB
64bit OS
and my avg pc tune up software brought this to my attention! it gives me no option to update, install or roll back the driver and cant seem to find much info on the web about it other than the few steps ive tried i.e; Microsoft fix-it (didn't work), uninstalling the driver (made it disappeared altogether without the choice to reinstall, also lost the ability to connect to the internet obviously), also tried a program called "RestoreTCPIPProtocolDriverWindows7" (not sure what it did as it opened a CMD window and quickly disappeared) and finally i tried the winsock method (also did nothing)  

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the reason i suspected malware is that i recently used "mall-ware bytes" and found a few things that avg had missed!
also everytime windows starts up a quick command pops up with the MCE icon and quickly disapears (might not be related but has only started doing it recently)
hope the infomation helps and will be happy to provide more! also sorry if this is in the wrong section of the forum but this is my first post here 
many thanks in advance

A:tcp/ip error 24 potential malware issue but unsure

Okay so you currently cannot connect to the internet and you possibly uninstalled your network driver and you may have malware.
I guess we need to get your internet working so you can head over to the " am I infected ? " section of the forum and have the malware pros help you.
Have you tried going to the samsung website and downloading/installing the current network drivers?  That would be my first thing to try.  Do you connect to the internet via wired or wireless connection?  There are two separate drivers that I saw.  One for wired and one for wireless.

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Hi there,

I'm trying to fix my dad's PC. It's an ACER Aspire M1641. It's about 7 years old. If there's any other information I can provide you with that would help, just let me know and I'll get anything up as soon as possible.

What it does:
- On regular start up, it freezes right up at the "Starting Windows..." screen. Sometimes, very rarely now, it might make it to the desktop "welcome" screen, but it'll freeze there, too.

I've just been using it on Safe Mode, but it seems to freeze on Safe Mode sometimes, too. Any help would be great. This site has saved me before!!!

Thank you

A:PC Freezes - Unsure if Software or Hardware Issue

Oh, and it's running Windows 7.

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Heyo! Hopefully this gets a view and some answers sometime soon, as I've been dealing with this issue for a few weeks now with no avail. My computer's task manager, when prompted to do so, displays multiple .exes under the same name -- something I understand is relatively normal. One of them, however, quickly begins to consume rapid amounts of memory after every restart, and it often results in severe issues completing even the most mundane of tasks. 
(Around ten minutes after a restart.)
I'm not sure what's causing this, and attempting to google-fu myself an answer has only resulted in more confusion. Does anyone know what might be causing this, and how I might go about fixing it?

A:svchost memory leak issue. I'm unsure of as to why.

It's normal that one of those "SVCHOST" processes uses up to say 140 MBs of memory. In that regard, 160 MB is not that far "out of line". "Svchost" using A LOT OF memory (say > 140 MB) is a sign there's a problem with one of the Services in combination with some other software. And reports of those conflicts could/will show up in "Eventviewer".

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My name is Ben and I'm having computer issues! I know that freezing is an issue that could be caused by a million and a half different things, and I really have no idea where to start looking. My computer mainly seems to freeze while I am playing videogames (which my computer easily has the hardware to run), but it could be I only see the freezing while gaming because that is mostly what I use the computer for.

When the computer freezes, it acts somewhat like a broken record, repeating ~.5 of a second of sound and video over and over. I've left the computer for upwards of an hour, and it just continues to repeat. I've posted my computer info below, and I'm mostly just hoping for a good starting off point for narrowing down whatever is wrong with my computer.

Model: Dell Dimension 4700
CPU: Pentium 4 3.00 GHz
Chipset: Intel 915G Express
RAM: 2.55 GB (Assorted Brands)*
Hard Drives: 2 - 1 Maxtor 6Y080M0, 1 Western Digital 2000JD*
Power Supply: 550W BFG Tech*
Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT*
Sound Card: Soundblaster Live! 24 Bit

* denotes something I added

Thanks a TON for all of your help!


Also: If this is the wrong forum to post this in, let me know, but I really have zero Idea what is causing this problem so I was unable to put it in a more specific forum.

A:Desktop Computer freezing while gaming, unsure of issue

The only temps we can check are for the video card as Dell motherboards don't have sensors, using GPUz what temp do you see> http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads...-Z_v0.2.8.html

Have you cleaned the dust bunnies out of the fans and heat sinks lately using a can of compressed air available at office supply type stores and even Walmart.

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Greetings TenForums,

I have had this Dell XPS 13 2015, running Windows 10 Home to my dismay, in my possession since June 2016. I've been using it as a "back up", but i'm eventually looking to sell it. However, it appears it may be a bad egg. Ever since I got the laptop, it has been having various BSODs. I have re-imaged this computer twice (to no avail of the BSODs going away), and now I may do it again considering it now doesn't boot at all unless it goes into safe mode.
Some of the errors I've gotten:

I have no idea what's going on with this laptop, but i'm hoping someone here will be able to sort it out. I'm going to (hopefully) be using it for streaming at a school event, so I'd like to get it fixed right away.

All the required files for posting a BSOD help post is attached.

Any help is appreciated

EDIT 1: Removed USBPcap from the system in efforts of troubleshooting.

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My pc keeps randomly freezing up on me. i usually run irc, msn, and winamp only, and it freezes sometimes randomly, i've updated all 3 programs, so it looks like it might be hardware related, but everything is connected just fine. Have fan checks with AVG, Spybot, and i have a firewall running. Any ideas would be appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 23:52:40, on 13/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Razer\razerhid.exe
E:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\Module Loader\DLLML.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exe
E:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\LCD Manager\lcdmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\G-series Software\LGDCore.exe
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A:Pc randomly freezes. Unsure if its software or hardware issue. HELP!

BUMP! help :|

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unable to open MS Office 2013 files or install  malwarebytes or click on certain linkes in internet....unsure what the full problem is.
After the first time I recieved the error when attempting to open a MS word doc, I uninstalled MS Office and reinstalled it....this did not fix anything...
errors include:
winword.exe-system error - d2d1.dll missing
there was a problem sending command to the program
run-time error "53", file not found: advpack
I have run virus scan - nothing detected (save for something found days earlier which it said was taken care of...)
Please let me know what else to provide.  All I know is "something isn't right"
also still having mcafee pop up and say that it has handled a trojan infection...yet the original problems continue.  And I am discovering other things the computer will not do that it used to do....certian links on the internet also result in a d2d1.dll file missing...
In the past I had a fully working office 2013, now I can not use it or install malwearbytes.  I'm sure there are other issues too...
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A:*.dll files are "missing" from computer - unsure what the real issue is

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Search and delete the AdWare, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installed on your computer.Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete tab follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Rn].txt (n is a number).=== Please downloadJunkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifications.On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your Desktop and will automatically open.Please post the contents of JRT.txt into your reply.===Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixLink 1Link 2IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Des... Read more

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600K CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 16256 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) UHD Graphics 630, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 222 GB (31 GB Free); D: 931 GB (444 GB Free);
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., Z370 HD3P-CF
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
PSU: EVGA Supernova NEX 750G1
Alternate PSU: EVGA Supernova 650 G1 (this one seems to not be working)
**NOTE** I have two graphics cards available that I can use, an ASUS GTX-1060 3GB Dual- Fan and a recently purchased GIGABYTE 1660ti Windforce OG 6G. The 1060 appears to not be working properly despite being fine two weeks ago (will not power on when the PC is turned on) and the 1660ti should be working properly.
Also, I'm not NEW to building PCs but I have zero experience when it comes to software/hardware issues as I've never had any issues before.

I encountered an issue that apparently comes up once in a while where the PC fails to boot only when the GPU is plugged in. I initially thought the issue was with my PSU since the 1060 would fail to stay powered on for more than a few seconds before the fans stopped rotating and the card's LED lights would turn off (the rest of the components still powered on though!), however after about two days I decided to try another PSU which failed to even power my PC in total. Th... Read more

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I'm wondering why in my Dxdiag, my graphics card driver says AMD Radeon HD 7700 series, when before it said ATI HD 8760, has it downgraded somehow? Also how poor of a graphics card is the ATI HD 8760?

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Hello everyone, this is my first time posting here, so please bear with me as I learn more about your community.
My Dell XPS machine has been freezing, crashing, and showing the BSOD everyday, multiple times, for the last few days. I am unsure of the problem. I have ran a Malware Bytes test, it found nothing. I also ran a rootkit, and it found nothing. I ran a scan on Windows Defender, which also found nothing. The only abnormality I have found is that there are 4 unknown devices listed in my DM. I also can not use a USB drive because they  are all missing the driver. I am running Windows 10. I was hoping for some guidance on how to tackle the issue. 

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Hi, been having this for a while now, I believe it is something to do with the memory, as it tends to do this when the computer is trying to do to much at once, however it does not happen when the graphics card is removed (original assumption) so unsure if that is part of the issue.

The debug file is attached, if any extra information is required please say so.

A:BSOD, at random times, suspected memory issue but unsure

fffff880`07367358 fffff880`04088accUnable to load image aswSnx.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for aswSnx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for aswSnx.sys
What is aswsnx.sys ? | System Explorer

Hi NodrogJRB.

Uninstall Avast using Avast Uninstall Utility. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.

Let us know for any further BSOD.

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Q: Unsure

Hi there i am brand new to this site. So here goes... I was in task manager on my Asus Laptop. I went into details in task manager, my query is there is many files ( svchost.exe ) that are running on the laptop. Can I end task to stop them working. Unsure. I hope you can understand my question are they useless or important.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 00:44:15, on 2/22/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ASUS Live Update\ALU.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\SmartLogon\sensorsrv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = www.google.comR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = R0 - H... Read more

A:Unsure; HJT Log

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.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 description of your problem, 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.comDDS.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.Follow the instructions that pop up for p... Read more

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8151 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 230, 1536 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 942116 MB, Free - 793374 MB; D: Total - 11649 MB, Free - 1679 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, IONA
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014, Updated and Enabled

So this problem basically centers around my computer I use at work, I'll try to provide as much info as possible.

I work on a HP Pavilion Elite HPE with Windows 7.

Basically, the problems began one day after a storm and when I turned the computer on the next day, it said "Preparing your desktop" which is something that never popped up before.

Most of my desktop short cuts were gone and it was like all my data was scrambled, the internet always cuts out and in, but that's something I need to talk to my boss about.

Internet Explorer used to be able to download files, but now it does nothing. Luckily, I have FireFox but there is still trouble.

I can download files without a hitch, but I can only use them from the browser itself. I can't find the downloads as desktop icons or even in the "Downloads" folder. However, I can see them if I click "Open" in a program like Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop. Even using the Windows Explorer only shows a few things I've downloaded.... Read more

A:Unsure what to do now...

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Q: Unsure

I'm not really tech savvy... I'm looking to buy either a laptop tablet or 2 in 1 but not sure which one would be the best choice... mostly used for photos music email and online shopping


I moved this post. You would not get much [if any] response in random discussion.
I have had both a surface tablet and an ipad for work. While I am NO fan of apple, the ipad works better [at least for the use we give it at work]

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Q: Unsure

Well.... I was annoying people on Ventrilo, pretty stupid I know and then my internet started going really slow, its back now but I'm a bit worried, could you take a look at this? Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 1:55:03 PM, on 17/08/2008 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705) 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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\netdde.exe C:\Acer\eManager\anbmServ.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\SfCtlCom.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exe C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\UfSeAgnt.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe C:\acer\epm\epm-dm.exe C:\PROGRA~1\LAUNCH~1\LManager.exe C:\Program Files\Acer\eRecovery\Monitor.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\TmPfw.exe C:\Program Files\Tr... Read more



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ComboFix 11-03-25.04 - Thomases 03/26/2011 13:11:00.2.4 - x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.6078.4429 [GMT -4:00]
Running from: c:\users\Thomases\Desktop\Downloads\ComboFix.exe
AV: AntiVir Desktop *Disabled/Updated* {090F9C29-64CE-6C6F-379C-5901B49A85B7}
AV: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
AV: Kaspersky Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {56547CC9-C9B2-849D-8FEF-A496150D6A06}
AV: Sunbelt VIPRE *Disabled/Outdated* {BE5DD172-7F42-7948-1A60-E6A720288F81}
FW: Kaspersky Internet Security *Disabled* {6E6FFDEC-83DD-85C5-A4B0-0DA3EBDE2D7D}
SP: AntiVir Desktop *Disabled/Updated* {B26E7DCD-42F4-63E1-0D2C-6273CF1DCF0A}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Kaspersky Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {ED359D2D-EF88-8B13-B55F-9FE46E8A20BB}
SP: Sunbelt VIPRE *Disabled/Outdated* {053C3096-5978-76C6-20D0-DDD55BAFC53C}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2011-02-26 to 2011-03-26 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
2011-03-26 17:15 . 2011-03-26 17:15 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\temp
2011-03-26 02:57 . 2011-03-26 02:57 -------- d-----w- c:\program files (x86)\VS Revo Group
2011-03-26 02:46 . 2011-03-26 02:46 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Thomases\AppData\Roaming\Avira
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A:im unsure what i have

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We 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.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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my computer seems slow and seems to be getting slower ............ hang time for opening windows or email is longer than it should be ............. I have ran spybot, avg, super anti spyware and even trendmicro house call. basically did not find anything with any of it ........... what is the next step? hijackthis ?

A:unsure what to think

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Q: Unsure

Yahoo Messenger, Windows Defender, Zone alarm, and Intel Proset Wireless say that files cant be found that are neccessary to run them. I'll repair the ones that will let me but as soon as i restart my computer they are gone again. Yahoo messenger for example will not allow me to repair, delete, or open the program at all. Symantic Antivirus is working however most times i right click anywhere a messege pops up saying that symantic must be configured and is waiting to be installed. I am also getting pop ups asking me to download software because my computer is infected. The other programs on my computer seem to be running fine. Oh one last thing, at each restart a message appears saying that ANTIVIRUS DAEMON has encountered an error and must close. Also one of the first times i ran Ad-Aware my computer shutdown when i tried to delete the files it said to delete and a blue screen popped up and said FATAL SYSTEM ERROR. ( i have followed all steps in the preparation list).Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:35:16 PM, on 1/5/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defe... Read more


Hello lmc161 and welcome to BleepingComputer!Apollogies for the delay. The forum has been very busy lately. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic: Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log.Thanks,Johannes

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Q: Unsure

I knew I was a victim of being keylogged and later hacked via one of my MMORPG's. Was curious as to what to look for.


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Here's a copy of the DDS log file. I'm pretty sure this is virus/malware related. I get a blank screen after the vista splash screen when booting normal, but can hear everything starting up like it always has. The display works fine in safe mode, so I tried reinstalling the graphics drivers but no go. Any advice would be greatly appreciated...DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86 MINIMAL Run by Merv at 10:28:37.07 on Tue 01/13/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.958.626 [GMT -5:00]FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled*============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcsC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exeC:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exeC:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exeF:\New Folder\dds.scrC:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============uStart Page = hxxp://www.sun-sentinel.com/uSearch Bar = res://c:\prog... Read more

A:Unsure what we've got here

Hello jasoncpiper,Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from one of these places:http://www.majorgeeks.com/Malwarebytes_Ant...ware_d5756.htmlhttp://www.besttechie.net/mbam/mbam-setup.exeDouble 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 along with a fresh HijackThis log.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 immediately.HijackThis : Please do this:1. Download HijackThis? here:http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/th.../hijackthis.php2. Click 'Do a System Scan and Save log'.The HJT log will open in notepad.Than... Read more

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When I logged into my computer this morning before anything else a popup for Antivirus8 came on. I had two choices, get genuine or continue. I hit continue, and then the computer restarted. I went into safemode, and ran antimalwarebytes' antimalware. Antivirus8 kept popping up, and I kept hitting the X and nothing else. Couldn't go online so called my sister to look it up online. She went to this www.2-spyware.com/remove-antivirus8.html and helped me to remove some files in my registry. Antivirus8 doesn't pop up anymore for me, but now explorer keeps giving me this page where the page is grey with a red box that says the request to the webpage had a problem and to either resend request or fix. I don't want to click on anything and make things worse. I'm re-running malwarebytes' and also Avast free edition. But I don't know what to do to fix explorer.

BTW, running Windows 7 64-bit. Mine is not the only account on this computer. This is my daughter's computer, and her account is password protected so I can't get into it. I wanted to post the screencap I took the explorer page I get, but explorer won't let me browse to any photo hosting site so I can post it and then add it here. I even had a hard time trying to get on here!

Any help would be more than appreciated. Thank you.

A:Unsure what to do next

I went into safemode, and ran antimalwarebytes' antimalwareScanning with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware in safe or normal mode will work but removal functions are not as powerful in safe mode. Why? MBAM is designed to be at full power when malware is running so safe mode is not necessary when using it. In fact, MBAM loses some effectiveness for detection & removal when used in safe mode because the program includes a special driver which does not work in safe mode. Further, scanning in safe mode prevents some types of malware from running so it may be missed during the detection process. Additionally, there are various types of malware infections which target the safeboot keyset so booting into safe mode is not always possible. For optimal removal, normal mode is recommended so it does not limit the abilities of MBAM. Doing a safe mode scan should only be done when a regular mode scan fails or you cannot boot up normally. If that is the case, after completing a safe mode scan, reboot normally, update the database definitions through the program's interface (preferable method) and try rescanning again.After performing a new scan, click the Logs tab and copy/paste the contents of the new report in your next reply.Please download and scan with the Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool from one of the links provided below and save it to your desktop.Link 1Link 2Be sure to print out and read the instructions provided in:How to Install Kaspersky Virus Removal ToolHow to use the Kaspe... Read more

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Hello people, unfortunetly im back again.

New rig new problem. My rig is as follows.

EVGA 122-CK-NF63-TR LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard
EVGA 640-P2-N825-AR GeForce 8800GTS Superclocked 640MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor Model BX80562Q6600
Tuniq Tower 120 P4 & K8 CPU Cooler
G.SKILL 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ
Vista 64 bit home premium

I had a 600W silverstone psu in there from my last rig. The thing burned out, no biggie. So I purchased a Antec 850W truepower quattro.

Now I got the new psu installed and checked and rechecked all the cables and connectors. The computer started voila it was beautiful again. B/C of the psu burnout I decided to be a little bit more liberal with how often i shut the system off. I went out, came home and the computer had been off for around 6 hours. It started up again no issues. I was in the midst of playing some Medieval two total war kingdoms when outta no where *click* and off the rig goes. I waited a second rechecked all the connections and connectors and attempted to restart. All the fans in the rig started for 2 maybe 3 seconds and then stopped. I push the power button again and the computer starts but I get a black screen. Everything is running. The psu isnt even 3 days old and its alive and kicking, vid card is on... Read more


Well first I think this is a hardware issue, and should be in hardware.

Two high-end PSU's dying ? Seems unlikely you got two bad ones; I wonder if the motherboard isn't killing them off.

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Hey all, i'm having trouble accessing the url addnewfriends.com and thought it might be something running which shouldn't be. Everything else seems fine but a friend told me on their site that it says the reason I can't run this program is because of my connection. But my connection is 100% fine and working, otherwise I wouldn't be able to post this.

Hope somebody can help me, I'm really lost. :(

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:11:12, on 01/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\usnsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.fast4.net/members/
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Q: Unsure

Just wanted to seek out experts to check log file. Thanks!


Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. 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 happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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Avast! Pro installed on my laptop, and adaware, should i install spybot search and destroy and zone alarm, will it cause a problem using both? or should i just use one? if so which one? Help!!!!! Many Thanks Mod Edit: Topic moved to more appropriate forum and fixed BB code tags. ~ TMacK

A:Unsure? Which To Use Or Both

Only one.
Your choice depending on which you like better.

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I need to remove Vista RC1 and the partition it is installed on and the boot loader for this install but unsure if I can since Computer Management tells me Vista is on the c: drive where do I go from here ? It looks as thought to me Vista C: is on the back of the drive behind drive K: where XP is and drive k: is at the front of the dualboot system ?

A:Unsure ?


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Q: unsure

I'm not really sure just where this should be discussed.
Here's the issue. a week ago I suddenly became unable to get a site to open for me. the site is Slotomania.yahoo.com
yahoo redirects me to the "new" location which then redirects me to "playerio.yahoo.com" which causes me to get
this message " page can not be displayed" check the address playerio.yahoo.com, when I do that the address has nothing
to do with yahoo games. I'm at a loss as to what to do or where to go. I've contacted Yahoo, to no avail, I've contacted Playtika(they are the 3rd party involved here) also to no avail. Others I know are not having this problem, it seems to be unique to some of us but not all.
Also would like to add, this problem is not an IE problem as I get the same thing when I use Chrome and Mozilla Fire Fox.


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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:36:03 PM, on 10/7/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Xfire\Xfire.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\KHAL\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_1... Read more

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