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Monitor Problems, Response Problems, Lots of Problems

Q: Monitor Problems, Response Problems, Lots of Problems

Hi This is my first time posting, and I have a lot of things causing problems with my computer, but to start off, here are my specs.

Windows 10 Pro
Intel Core i7-4770s CPU @ 3.10GHz
8 Gb Ram Corsaire Vengence 4x2
64 Bit
AMD Radeon HD 7700 GDDR5 1Gb (two of them w/ crossfire)
2 Tb 7200 Rpm Seagate HDD
z87-g45 Gaming Motherboard
Case: r5 Gaming Full size case
Power Supply: Corsair AX860
Fans: Rosewill Hyper Silence CPU fan, 2 stock front fans, 1 stock in back

So, to start off, I built this computer myself 2 years ago, and it has been running steadily without too many problems along the way, but earlier last year it began to have some much bigger problems.

Issue 1. Monitor Issues
I say this is a monitor issue, but i really doubt it has anything to do with the monitors them selves. What is happening every once in a while (about 3 times a week) the screens of my monitors will cut to black (it doesn't matter what I'm doing) and stay black for a few seconds before revealing the task bar at the bottom of the screen, and then the rest of my desktop slowly reveals itself. I've tried updating my video card drivers, but that hasn't helped.

Issue 2. Keyboard and Mouse Become unresponsive (System isn't frozen however)
Sometimes if I leave my pc idling in the lock screen, the keyboard will stop working, and when I come back, I can't log in. I can tell my computer is not frozen because the slideshow in the lock screen keeps moving and I can move my mouse (but not click with it.)What I found interesting in these occasions was that the Caps Lock key still lit up when I pressed it. I have tried unplugging and plugging back in the mouse and keyboard, but all that does is make the keyboard unusable (I can't press the caps lock) and the mouse doesn't show up anymore. Both Issue 1 and 2 are only fixed with a system reboot.

Issue 3. System Freezes
This problem happens the least out of the 3, and happens out of nowhere (like the other two.) I might be working on something, and when I look back to my computer, it is completely frozen. I can't move the mouse or press any buttons, and the task manager has stopped updating its processes (I keep it open at all times.) This issue is also only fixed with a reboot.

These are some of the issues that are most prominent with my system, I hope someone will be able to help me with this. I can provide more clarity if need be.
Thank You

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Preferred Solution: Monitor Problems, Response Problems, Lots of Problems

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.)

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1022 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 (Microsoft Corporation), 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39997 MB, Free - 27639 MB; D: Total - 36310 MB, Free - 27077 MB; E: Total - 76316 MB, Free - 57488 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation , D845GBV , AAA84538-301 , ABBV23838216
Antivirus: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
Have been using Zone alarm, but may go to Comodo

I use primarily Firefox and keep current with updates. I try to scan my computer, a desktop put together for me by a family member, once a week. They installed McAfee Professional, but the rest is free stuff: SpyBot Search and Destroy, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, SUPERAntispyware, Defraggler ( at least once a month ), No Script, Abine, and similar - all freeware. Oh yes, CCleaner. They do not seem to interfere with each other.

The problems are this. I have several Firefox Extensions and I think some of these are causing trouble. I ran Firefox in safe mode after disabling all extensions. This helped, but I think there may be Profile problems, too. I've had trouble getting good directions for fixing that. Mozilla is crashing a lot. Running in safe mode is much better, but it still crashes or turns white.

Plus, I'm starting to have tro... Read more

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My girlfriends computer is full of Malware and viruses. I have tried using several scanners and spy bot but some cant be removed and others keep reappearing. Anyway, here is the hijack this log. Any help would be much appreciated.ColinLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 15:39:21, on 14/11/2006Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\ibmpmsvc.exeC:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Utilities\TpKmapMn.exeC:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Utilities\TpKmapMn.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exeC:\WINDOWS\RVNTRUM\command.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\QCONSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\tgbstarter.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\PkgMgr&... Read more

A:Lots Of Problems Such As Smitfraud, Network Monitor, Command Service Etc

Hello,It is important you don't miss a step and perform everything in the right order!!* Download Brute Force Uninstaller.Unzip it to a folder of it?s own (c:\BFU).Read here how to unzip/extract properly:http://metallica.geekstogo.com/xpcompressedexplanation.htmlStart the Brute Force Uninstaller by doubleclicking BFU.exeNext to the 'scriptfile to execute'-window you'll see a little icon as shown in next picture: When you click that icon, a little window will open that says: 'Please enter the full URL to the sript you want to execute'In the field, copy and paste next URL:http://metallica.geekstogo.com/alcanshorty.bfuClick Ok. Then click execute in Brute Force Uninstaller.Extra note:If nothing happens after pressing the Execute button, this means that the script didn't download. In that case, download the script ( alcanshorty.bfu ) manually from above url ( rightclick on it and choose 'save as' and save it in your BFU-folder). Then start BFU.exe again and click the browse button next to the 'scriptfile to execute'-windowBrowse to the script you downloaded and Click Ok and Execute in Brute Force Uninstaller.Wait for the complete script execution box to popup and press OK.Press exit to terminate the BFU program.--------------------* Start HijackThis, close all open windows leaving only HijackThis running. Place a check against each of the following if still present (some entries won't be present anymore):R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer&#... Read more

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Hey I've been having major problems with my Laptop.
Every ten or so minutes when my McAfee 2010 security suite disables real-time scanning it'll re-enable itself causing a lot of alarming pop-up boxes which is slowing my computer. Not sure whats causing it but it seems like malware.
Next theres this process which starts at windows start-up (DivxUpdate.exe), I don't think this is actually a part of divx. I've read somewhere that it is a form of autorun malware, it consumes 99% of my cpu majorly slowing down my computer, I think I may have similar malware on here that are problematic.
Also my firefox frequently say that there's an unresponsive script which temporarily freezes my whole computer and when I finally manage to get to task manager I have to end the process which seems to be using a regular amount of cpu and memory.
I made a topic exactly 1 month ago but nobody answered so I thought I'd make a new one seeing as the problems are progressing and building up.

Thanks for any help I'm provided with.

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Hi, my name's Katie and I'm having major virus/spyware,adware,malware removal issues! I

have a lot of different things going on here, and can't make any sense of it. I tried

following other people's solved threads, but they didn't solve my issues, so I guess I need

personalized help. I have Windows security running (well, I usually do when it's working

properly,) and I run Ad-Aware and Spybot regularly, but it appears that they cannot solve

my issue. Anyway, here's a list of things that have been happening to my computer since the

virus happened...

1. I KNOW the virus was contracted in AIM. An IM came in from a friend with only a link. It

didn't look suspicious to me, so I clicked it, and all of a sudden I had IMEd everyone in

my buddy list the link, and received about a million IMs back (didn't have time to read

them before My Computer's virtual memory ran out and crashed AIM on me.

2.When the computer starts up, sometimes a default background appears before the logon

screen with the user accounts appears.

3.After logon, the same thing in general happens every time. Spybot comes up with a bunch

of messages saying that there is a registry change to my homepage or something else

happening. I deny it, and it denies it over and over again to seemingly no avail. A .txt

file appears on the desktop. I have never opened this file, don't know what it is, and

delete it every time. My homepage is con... Read more

A:Solved: LOTS OF PROBLEMS WITH SPYWARE/MALWARE VIRUS! HELP HELP HELP! Lots of details!

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I am havign a problem where vista ultimate is not recognizing me high speed ports and Im getting a copy speed of 34kpbs.

Computer Stats:
Windows Vista Ultimate
2gb RAM
Asus P5LD2 Rev. 2.0 mobo
Case / PSU Raidmax Smilodon
Monitor Dell 19" Widscreen
ATI Radeon 2600 HD Pro
Microsoft Intellipoint Mouse
Dell Keyboard
DVD/CD Drive
1 HDD 80gb (Vista on it)
1 HDD 120gb (Old)

Im copying from my 4gb Cruzer Micro on my front USB port to my 80gb HDD.

On another subject, too lazy to make a new thread, it seems that my new monitor, the Dell 19" widescreen, it looks like most of the graphics are pizelated, any ideas.

Just tell me if you need any more information on either of these problems.

A:Vista USB High-Speed problems and Monitor Problems

Hey man i dont know anything about your first query, but with second query, i bought a new 19" moniter for my PC and everything was pixelated and looked like there was gaps in the text and so on, this might sound simple and stupid and you may have already tried it...but I adjusted the screen resolution in properties menu, again you probably have tried that though.

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Hi,
 
I sure need help  --- I do not know how to deal with viruses, trojans, spyware, etc.
 
My husband and I were traveling. We had to use public Wifi places to check our email on our laptop. when we got home and checked our email accounts on our laptops, we found some really weird looking email messages. I 'think' my husband opened one that had his name in the Subject line, but we deleted all he other ones that looked strange. We did not open those emails, just deleted them.
 
Now all 3 of our computers are doing really weird things. I have run scan after scan after scan, both downloaded one and online ones. Sometimes they find problems and fix them. sometimes the scans find nothing. Yet our problems just seem to be getting worse and worse. I DESPERATELY need a lot of help.
 
I know it would be very confusing to try to work on all 3 of our computers at once so maybe we can start with my husband's desktop computer.
 
I am currently running Avast on it and it has been running for hours. It is find TONS of things like these ----
 
"...is infected by win32:Funweb-K [Pup}"
 
"...is infected by JS: ScriptIP-inf [Trj}
 
etc, etc, etc.
 
 
 
I have very little knowledge of how to fix a computer problem and no idea what to do. And I have absolutely NO idea how our desktops became infected from our lap top.
 
 
Is anyone willing to help me? I know it is bad and will probably take a long time to fix, but I need help... Read more

A:Used public WiFi - LOTS and LOTS of problems now - Newbie needs help

CORRECTION to my post above -
 
When I said "when we got home and checked our email accounts on our laptops", i meant to say our deaktops, not laptops.We have 2 desktop computers and 1 laptop. They are all infected badly.

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Ok, I have lots of XP problems:

Can't open My computer from the desktop, the computer just locks up whilst attempting to open it, showing me the animated torch, saying it is looking for files.

The computer is running really slow, locking up and crashing programs for no apparent reason.

Cant access the drop down box (shortcut key F4) in windows explorer/applications/anywhere.

Internet explorer refuses to do anything if I type a web address without the http:// into the address box. It worked before, but now it isn't for some reason.

Finally, when I restart windows, it locks up for anything up to 5 minutes when it comes back up. The windows bar with the start button on, when I pass my mouse over it, the pointer turns to an hourglass and I am unable to do anything unti it sorts itself out.

I have tried running several anti virus programs, including AVG, Mcafee and Norton. Only AVG came up with a virus, 'Dialler'. I cleared this and it didn't make any difference. I alos tried system restore from several points, but each time it told me that it was unable to restore.

If ANYONE can give me any help at all, I would be extremely grateful.

Yours,

Wayne Donnelly.
 

A:Lots and lots of XP problems - I'm tearing my hair out

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I have a friend who has a new Gateway with XP who complains that recently everything has been sluggish, there have been slowdowns and freezes, etc. I know win98 but not XP. Are there diagnostics and such that he can run on XP to check for anything that might be causing his problems? Things like SFC, scandisk, etc? Are there basic things he can be checking before calling Gateway? I will have him defrag just in case that might be a factor.
 

A:sluggish response, other problems

I'd start by running an online virusscan, and checking for spyware with Ad-Aware.
 

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I am running a desktop HP Pavilion 500-123ea, 8 GB memory running Windows 10 (originally Windows 8). The computer frequently freezes/crashes.

The sfc/scannow fails to complete.

I have been getting conflicting results from DISM. When I run 'CheckHealth' it says 'The component source is repairable.'

When I run 'Restorehealth' in DISM it says there is an error 0x800f081f and that 'The source files could not be found'. I am referred to the link 'go microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkId=243077' which doesn't seem to go anywhere.

I realise I've posted before, and appreciate all received advice, but has anyone encountered this sort of problem before?

A:Problems with Response from DISM

This is from the tutorial forum. DISM - Repair Windows 10 Image - Windows 10 Forums . Try using Option 1 part six of the tutorial.

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I have had repeated problems with my computer freezing/crashing. It?s a HP Pavilion 500-123ea, 8GB memory. sfc/scannow does not complete. Dism ?CheckHealth? is OK.

I have referred to the tenforums tutorial 7808 on Dism repair (last title I had was ?Repair Windows Update?). This has instructions to download a ISO file.

I have been struggling with this. On first attempt, the word I got was ?can not open file as archive?, ie that?s the install.wim file.

Second attempt I got ?source files could not be found?.

Thirdly, I tried another download attempt and after 20 minutes nothing had happened.

The download seemed to want to default to the C drive, although I had preferably been trying to get it to a removable F drive USB disk. No particular success either way.

I have tried to be careful with the install:wim syntax.

I suppose the diagnosis would seem to be that I have somehow ended up with some corrupted files.

Is this DISM RestoreHealth tool usable? Am I likely to get anywhere with it? Anyway, as before I much appreciate previous advice on this forum and I just don?t know if there?s anything else I can try.

A:Problems with Response from DISM

Hello jdcallison,
Actually RestoreHealth from DISM is somewhat complex.You cannot repair a 10586 build with 10240 ISO, which I hope isn't a case here.
The best option in your case would be to do a repair upgrade, which keeps everything and reinstall windows.
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows

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Hi, about 2 days ago I turned on my pc and many weird things started happening...
first it took a lot of time for the explorer.exe to load, so the desktop or taskbar didn't appear until after maybe 10-15 minutes. Then, the taskbar looked really weird, it seemed like it had been cut horizontally, so you couldn't get to see the whole lower part of the taskbar (and it wasn't the screen size config... since I tried changing that and it didn't work). I thought it might be some kind of virus, so I opened Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and I got the following message:

Run-time error '372':

Failed to load control 'vbalGrid' from vbalsgrid6.ocx. Your version of vbalsgrid6.ocx may be outdated. Make sure you are using the version of the control that was provided with your application.

Then also I noticed I can't paste anything anywhere... or drag things, so I can't copy paste things or cut-paste things... then since yesterday I no longer have a taskbar... and I also can't use the search function (not even when I go into My PC and click on the search icon... a frame appears on the left, just as it should, but it just stays blue)
Also, when I go into taskmanager, and go to processes the Username under all processes is blank (except for one: Inactive process... under SYSTEM) when normally many of them were under Administrator and others.
And finally, I can't open windows media player... and when I open iTunes i get the follow... Read more

A:windows explorer problems, audio/video problems, vbalsgrid6.ocx problems...etc.

someone help.. please?
 

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Hi, about 2 days ago I turned on my pc and many weird things started happening...
first it took a lot of time for the explorer.exe to load, so the desktop or taskbar didn't appear until after maybe 10-15 minutes. Then, the taskbar looked really weird, it seemed like it had been cut horizontally, so you couldn't get to see the whole lower part of the taskbar (and it wasn't the screen size config... since I tried changing that and it didn't work). I thought it might be some kind of virus, so I opened Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and I got the following message:

Run-time error '372':

Failed to load control 'vbalGrid' from vbalsgrid6.ocx. Your version of vbalsgrid6.ocx may be outdated. Make sure you are using the version of the control that was provided with your application.

Then also I noticed I can't paste anything anywhere... or drag things, so I can't copy paste things or cut-paste things... then since yesterday I no longer have a taskbar... and I also can't use the search function (not even when I go into My PC and click on the search icon... a frame appears on the left, just as it should, but it just stays blue)
Also, when I go into taskmanager, and go to processes the Username under all processes is blank (except for one: Inactive process... under SYSTEM) when normally many of them were under Administrator and others.
And finally, I can't open windows media player... and when I open iTunes i get the follow... Read more

A:windows explorer problems, audio/video problems, vbalsgrid6.ocx problems...etc.

no one? please?
 

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Dear sirs: The touchpad of my Lenovo G50 (i3-4010U) is not working properly (windows 8.1). Sometimes when I use the touchpad, the arrow don?t move. Until it close and open the display, it?s don?t move. In addition, this method does not always work.I have gone to options and I've turned off touchpad options "two fingers" mode, but nothing change.Honestly speaking, I have still in function an old notebook pc (from 2007, not Lenovo!), and has never had this kind of problem.I need my computer for travel work but this problem becomes very difficult my job.Please I waiting for your response,Many thanks.Sergio D?Attilia/ Italy













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A:G50 with problems, touchpad dont't response

It seems that your touchpad drivers are corrupted. You can download and install latest drivers from below link:http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/g50-30-noteboo...Once you download driver from the link, follow below steps:1. Open Device Manager, Select Mice and other pointing device and uninstall touchpad driver.2. Install latest touchpad driver, restart the system and check if device is working

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I know that this is on a volunteer basis but I've been patiently waiting for quite awhile and my computer is still useless. If anyone has the time to help can you please look at the march 16th post first?

Thank You For Doing all your hard work!
Stan

A:I have problems with 2 comps and I have 2 posts with no response

Please see > http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...t&p=1188099I responded.This thread will be deleted.

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Okay, so I've been getting this problem while connecting to my college dorm's network. Whenever I plug in an ethernet without modifying some settings, my computer doesn't even respond to the cable being plugged in. Going into my LAN adapter settings, I tested if a cable was even being recognized, and it was not.

The first thing I did was install a new driver for my LAN adapter, which at first did nothing. Then I started fiddling around with something called Link Speed and Duplex Settings, because it's description said matching these settings to the network's can sometimes invoke a response. Originally set at 'auto configuration', I changed these settings to 100 mbps and got a response, but didn't connect to the network. All sorts of problems come up like "Didn't recognize a DHCP server, Windows obtained automatic IP address settings". It will try to connect to the network, but ultimately takes 2 minutes or so to come up with these errors.

So next I tried the 10 mbps setting, and for some reason, this makes everything work completely fine without issues. Except I can now only get extremely slow internet speeds in exchange for internet actually working. I also tried buying a $15 NIC card to go into my unused PCI slot, but my computer won't even accept the new NIC. Booting up my computer will make it go through this continuous power restart cycles without actually displaying anything on screen.

Currently I'm usi... Read more

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Hello,
Can't get my mouse to move a lot of time in past 2 days, things are downloading really slowly, and there is an issue with the sound.. here is my hijack this file:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:48:49 PM, on 6/14/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\Program Files\TweakNow PowerPack\RAM_XP.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
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A:mouse problems.. slow computer problems...sound problems

Hi caroline123

Sorry for the delay in getting to you, the forum has been really busy lately and all our helpers are volunteers. If you still need help please follow these instructions

1. Download combofix to your desktop from 1 of these locations

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
http://www.techsupportforum.com/sect...s/ComboFix.exe

2. Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log in your next reply

Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall

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Required Logs

C:\combofix.txt
a new HijackThis log
an update on system behaviour

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I have hedgebuilders filter on my husbands computer. Last night we installed Norton 360 2.0. There were no problems until this morning the Norton said it could not update because of the proxy (hedgebuilders). I talked to hedgebuilders and they walked me through uninstalling and reinstalling their filter. No problems there but Norton would still not update. So, I uninstalled and reinstalled Norton. Now I have application errors popping up every where and the NAWDI bus enumerator problem. Norton still will not update it gives me the same error message. Norton isn't finding any virus'. We are using Windows XP.

A:Lots of problems!

Well I am not certain what the issue is yet but we can do a scan and rule out malware first.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.32) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives se... Read more

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My system is full of spyware and other viruses, its an outdated system with a 40gb hard drive, 1.8ghz processor and 512 mb ram. My hidden files are not visible (i've tried folder options and all) and my D drive (on which I've installed XP SP2) is always out of space, I've hardly got 378 megs on it, its a roughly 10gb partition but the fact is that i have not got anything of that size on it. I deleted some files and moved other files of like 700 mb but in vain, whatever i do there just isn't any space left. Also i can't open my hard drive partitions by double clicking on them it gives me the "open with" dialog box. And i once installed a bluesoliel bluetooth usb dongle with my system, but after some time bluesoliel started hanging up and slowing my pc, so i uninstalled it but now whenever i start the system the, a found new harware wizard starts up saying that it has detected the bluetooth dongle, but it isn't even connected to it. My system takes a lot of time to start and the date is always set to 9th octber 2002. And there are like 5 svchost.exe running. The registry is all wrong and when i open startup in msconfig it shows me some programs which i have uninstalled a long time back. When i open add remove programs it says that there is a yahoo address auto complete but it doesn't get removed.


Please help me and recommend some authentic anti virus and antispyware program that i could install.

A:Lots of Problems

Hi, check this http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix, run combox fix in safe mode and it will end your woes

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Alrite first of all, about 7 out of 10 times that I turn my computer on, the Shut Down Windows box pops up without me even prompting it to and it shuts down. Also, I went to housecall.trendmicro.com and did a free scan. A lot of things came up that I'm pretty sure were trojan viruses but I wasn't able to delete the files because it said they're in use. I did the Hijack thing I read about on another site and here's what it said.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:46:48 PM, on 7/17/2005
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.50 (5.50.4134.0100)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ZONELABS\VSMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ZONE LABS\ZONEALARM\ZLCLIENT.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\AIM\AIM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ARES LITE EDITION\ARES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SMARTPOPUPBLOCKER\SMARTPOPUPBLOCKERTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = HTTP://WWW.YAHOO.COM/
O2 - BHO: SearchToolbarBHOObject - {12EE7A5E-0674-42f9-A76A-000000004D00} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STLB2.DLL
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Before we get started, I'd just like to say that my computer is really messed up. Just recently i think my router messed up, because the internet is now only accessible on this computer, and not on the other one connected with it. (Yes, I've tried many many ways to fix that.) To add on to that, the internet on this computer is considerably slowed. Also, I am pretty sure that i have a browser hijacker. I can't click a link on google without getting redirected to '101links.com' or something like that.

Other problems include applications disconnecting themselves (exiting without my permission?), greyed out display options, and the inability to access my windows firewall. (The application tells me that I do not have the permission, or that 'due to an unexplainable problem' I can't access it.)

After many virus scans, nothing has been found, besides the everyday deletions and such. There is nothing much else I can think of doing, so I have attached extra.txt. Hopefully you can help.

Without further adieu:

Deckard's System Scanner v20070905.67
Run by Ross on 2007-09-13 19:04:08
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
144: 2007-09-13 23:04:18 UTC - RP501 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
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A:My Log. Lots of problems. :)

I need to add a problem. Whenever i log into hotmai land try to send emails, it sends the recipients and who knowns else porn. Links to porn and dirty words. -.-

I really need this fixed. I can't send emails.

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My computer (Win XP) is giving me all kinds of error messages. When I start it up, four Microsoft windows pop up. One for DAP. McAfee, Quick Time and BackWeb-7288971.exe. Also one from Norton that says it can't start the e-mail (the procedure entry point GeuForeground Window could not be located in the dll User 32.dll) and about thirty seconds later a Windows Explorer error pops up and says it must close. I tried to use the System Restore, but as soon as I click on it, up pops the error page and it, too, has to close.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Hodi
 

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I have been working on my mother-in-law's computer, and it originally was infested with a doozy of viruses, adware, malware, etc. After finally getting AVG, Ad-Aware, Spybot, etc. installed and run, and performing chkdsk /r, I have the computer running decently. Unfortunately there are still random and weird problems, such as a RUNDLL startup error claiming it cannot find the specified module "C:\Windows\system32\uhhwihyo.dll" Her Internet Explorer's title bar is also blank and I cannot get the menu bar to come up. (Yes, I know about the alt, and F11, and all the normal fixes for hidden menu bars). Also, I cannot open Internet Options in the Control Panel, instead a windows flashes for less than a second and disappears again. I know these are all random and confusing problems, and she can still use the computer if I can't solve them, I just don't like unanswered questions and unexplained problems. Anyway, this is my last hope to get this computer up and working again! Any help would be greatly appreciated...Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:26:13 PM, on 10/7/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WIND... Read more

A:Lots o' Problems...NEED HELP!

Hello Trick84Welcome to BleepingComputer ========================Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

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I'm infected with backdoor.flood, hidewindow and something called backdoor.digarix, which doesn't show up in any archive searches. Anyway, here' s a hijack this log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 12:56:01 PM, on 2/16/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DNTUS26.EXE
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\data\temp\root\r_server.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\CENTURY\WTT\WTT32.EXE
C:\CENTURY\WTT\WTT32.EXE
C:\WINNT\Profiles\Administrator\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = localhost
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINNT\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
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Not sure what has infected me, but I know the Security Toolbar 7.1 has something to do with it...Any help would be greatly appreciated...here is the HijackThis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:31:06 PM, on 11/15/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exeC:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exeC:\P... Read more

A:Need Help....lots Of Problems

I apologize for the very long delay. We have a huge backlog of HijackThis Logs to handle and it has been taking us greater time than normal to get caught up. If you are still having a problem, and want us to analyze your information, please post a brand new hijackthis log. If we do not hear back from you within a couple of days we will need to close your topic.When posting your logs please post them directly into the reply. Do not attach them.Also make sure you have already followed the steps outlined below:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis LogThank you for your patience.

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Hey guys, can sombody hav a look at this logfile of a friends computer and see whats going on. He havin lots of problems, speed problems, programs not working etc. etc.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 15:48:33, on 31/05/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\DJSNETCN.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\NAV\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\NAV\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\SAVAdminService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Sophos\AutoUpdate\ALsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BROWSE~1\adblck.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe
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A:Lots of problems!

Run HijackThis and click Open the Misc Tools section

Click Open Uninstall Manager
Save list
click on the Desktop icon or select to save the list on the desktop
then click save.

Open the file and copy/paste the contents back here in your next reply.
 

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I hope some one can help. I have had problems all week when I switch on the computer it comes up with

unexpected internal c tree (R) error 7716

When I click ok its followed by

The instruction at 0x7c809783 reference memory 0x000343d4 The memory could not be written, That was the first problem. I had a look aroung msconfig start up and saw somthing called point 32 and semanticInsight which I have disabled. Computer went mad shut downs pop up warnings etc.
I have scanned in safe mode with system restore switched off using

adaware ( which would not scan kept going to blue screen with fatal error warning)
spybot (found loads, toolbar 888, media plex, plus others)
CWS shredder ( found CWS misconfig and some thing else forgot name of)
Windows defender ( again toobar 888, C2lop, need to find bar, altnet plus others)
Ewido ( found about 5)

This is the second time I have performed these scan in todays and in the same mode and they keep coming up with the same stuff

Avg has found 9 trojans in two days and still keeps firing warnings at me.

I have look around and delete stuff I think should not be there. I have just rebooted and the same error message internal C tree etc is still there.

I have posted my Hijack this log to see if anyone else can see something I carnt I myself are running out of options what to do next. IE keeps struggling going off to a spyware site wanting me to buy. What ever it is it keeps coming back.
Thanks for any help anyone can offer.

Linda

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A:Lots of problems

The last time you asked for help you did not respond to the assistance offered so I hope you will this time.

Please move HijackThis out of the Temporary files and into a separate folder of its own in program files, so that it can function properly and create back-ups which can be restored, if necessary.

It is likely that you have a variant of the Vundo trojan that hides itself from HijackThis.exe so if we rename HijackThis, the entries should become visible.

Go to the C:\Program Files\HijackThis folder. Right click on the HijackThis.exe file and select "Rename". Rename it puppy.exe. Make sure it has the .exe extension or it will not work.

Then run HijackThis again and post a new log please.
 

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My internet browser stops working after a while. It says it cant display the page even though i have a good connection

I cant get into safe mode, it freezes when its listing all that crap

System restore doesn't work. I get a blank screen.

Here is my hijackthis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:28:47 PM, on 10/6/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared Files\RichVideo.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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Wonder if anyone can help i cant seem to get into control panel,my computer or network places and some other desktop icons.Im running xp pro and just installed sp2 ,I have also been getting lots of spyware and viruses.not very good with computers but got ad-aware,spybot and AVG.I can scan 3-4 times a day and keeps finding things.My homepage keeps going on about blank and also had problems connecting to internet as my username keeps changing and i have to keep changing it back .I have got hijack this but not sure how to post a log and not sure can even do it as computer keeps freezing when try and get on any of desktop icons seems only the internet icon and adaware and spybot are working for now as not sure they are going to last.seem to be getting lots of popups even though have got them blocked.sorry to go on but its driving me mad.Any help would be most appreciated.

A:Lots of problems

have you tried to boot up in safe mode and running these?
Get CWshredder and run it too. found here
Also, another Antivirus to try is TrendMicro's housecall. found Here.
It's a free one-time scan, but is good. When it finds a virus, you can click on the name and it will bring up a page on it which usually contains additional removal instructions.

As for hijackthis, once you start it, select scan. (doesn't take but a few seconds) Then select save log. save it where you can find it again. it opens with textpad. copy whats in that log and post it in the hijackthis section on this site. Those guys (and gals..lol) are good there.

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Hi

I'm having problems with both my cdrom and cd burner. The cdrom is a 32x Mitsumi and the burner is a 2x Memorex(so slow). I'm running Win 98 sec ed. I have 128 megs of ram and a Pentium II 300mhz processor.

First, when I put a cd into the cdrom it takes forever before the disc is accessible and it may lock the rest of the computer up until it's done spinning up. However, it may never finish spinning up at which time you have to eject the disc to unlock the rest of the system. Also, when playing media files from it after a while it's starts playing back choppy. This only just started about a week ago.

Then there is the cd burner. Somewhat more stable then the cdrom when playing back but won't successfully burn a disc for anything. It will either burn the whole thing right up until the end and then blow out the disc while writing the table of contents or it will blow the disc within the first couple of minutes or lastly, the software will just lock. I've tried both Nti and Adaptec with no luck. I get maybe one out of twelve cds burned successfully.

I spent all last night doing scandisks and defrags to make sure the problem wasn't any rogue proggies running in background. I shut off all background tasks. Used Tweak All to free up 3/4 of my memory(I think I have a bit of a memory leak on that system) and still blew out the disc. Like the cdrom, this is a fairly new problem. I've been using both drives for over a year with no trouble ... Read more

A:CD problems(and lots of them)

Did both drives start having problems at the same time? Nothing was done to either one before? If they BOTH went kooky, might be a connection problem. Are they IDE drives? Have you checked your cables?
 

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ok well first my explorer.exe stopped working, im not quite sure when... it seems like somethings closing it a few moments after opening it. the taskbar appears for a split second if i try to run it in taskmgr and then dissapears... system restore didnt help at all. i also read a guide on here about using regedit to fix it but the specified files didnt exist. but well, i kinda just dealt with this problem for a while, ran everything through task manager and it got the job done. but now ive encountered a problem... theres absolutely no space left on my HD and i cant empty the recycling bin. i read a few things about how you can do it in DOS but none of them worked. so i guess what im asking is a fix to either problem and id assume itd be easy to work from there. oh and a CD blew up in my disc drive a few years ago so i cant even reformat or do anything else that requires that...
 

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okay, i did all of that, but im really not sure on how to use those programs, so on the first one, i checked everything, then next and delete. the spybot came up with a couple of errors: the first one-dll c:WINDOWS/wt/webdriver.dll is not a valid windows image
then the second one is: unable to start-wdengine.dll not found
then it would not let me exit, so i had to go to end now.
i also did the hijack thing, and here the resutls:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 11:35:11 AM, on 11/30/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Toolbar\TBPS.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Mrs. Parlor\My Documents\Joe\BQTray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MskAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Toolbar\PIB.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
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You did not post the entire log
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:11:38 PM, on 3/15/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5450.0004)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\StartEAK.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\BitDownload\BitDownload.exeC:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exeC:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\CPQEADM.EXEC:\COMPAQ\CPQINET\CPQInet.exeC:\Compaq\EAKDRV\EAUSBKBD.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Compaq\EASYAC~1\BttnServ.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdin... Read more

A:Trying To Fix Lots Of Problems

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis forum Braxton Please move HijackThis to a permanent folder on the hard drive such as C:\HJT. Create a new folder and place your HijackThis.exe inside that folder so that the backups of log changes it creates are saved in the same folder and can be used to reverse the line entry deletion if found to be necessary. If HijackThis is used from a temp folder it is in danger of being accidentally deleted by Disk Cleanup or similar tools.How to create a new folder named HJT1. Click Start/My Computer,in the 'My Computer' window,open the window in which you want to create the new folder,click on Local Disk C:2. From the 'File' menu choose 'New'.3. From the 'New' menu choose 'Folder'.4. Type the folder name: HJT5. Then press Enter.***************************Wow,you've certainly got some problems there.For starters go here and follow the instructions to remove DeluxeCommunications:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/66364/how-to-remove-deluxecommunications-uninstall-instructions/When you've finished that,restart your pc and post a new Hijackthis log into your next reply.

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In the last few months I've been having alot of trouble with my computer.

First I started noticing slow loading times. For example, windows would load really slowly (it would be on the loading screen at startup for 5 minutes), installing programs would take at least five times as long as usual and it would take ages for my games to load. I scanned for viruses but there weren't any. I reformatted my PC and it seemed to fix the problem. However, after installing and playing a game (Call of Duty 4) for a few hours it started playing up again. Same problem; slow loading times. I reformatted once again. I played the same game again, and it froze. I tried restarting but it just blue screened at the windows loading screen...I reformatted once again and haven't installed the game since.

I move my PC around alot. I take it back and forth between houses every few weeks. About 50% of the time I've done this it starts playing up again. For example, last week when I moved my PC to another house I tried starting it up but I would get an error saying something about a missing DLL, and it told me to contact the system administrator or replace the DLL. I formatted my C drive partition (I created another partition last time I reformatted because I was sick of losing all my important files) to get it working again. Most problems I've had when I've moved my computer have prevented me from starting it up, but I didn't always get this DLL error. Another one I ... Read more

A:Lots of problems...

Start by testing memory:

MemScope (Floppy and CD images.)
Microsoft Memory Test (floppy or CD ISO image)
Memtest86

If you have enough memory sticks, you can test them by removing one at a time and see if the problem disappears.

If you are running Vista and can boot up, go to Start > Search and type:

mdsched.exe

Choose to run a memory diagnostic on next boot. Or, you can boot from the DVD and run it from there.
 

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First off, i got a virus or whatever you want to call it..it was called auora or something like that.and now my search feature wont work it comes up with an error saying an unexpected error has occured the action could not be completed, i cant change desktop background,apperance or anything with the desktop...I cant run fullscreen programs and now i dont think i can run any programs....well, heres my system:

Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 2

Computer
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual
Core Proccessor 4600+
2.41 GHz,2.00 GB of ram
Physical Adress Extension

i have AVG antivirus, spybot search and destroy,and ad-aware.I get blue screens all the time coming up with fatal errors and sometimes the computer shuts down for no reason.Its a Acer computer, Systemax.

Also i cannot run system restore, and i cant run msconfig using run form start menu...
 

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I have been recently infected. Panda virus scan shows nothing but AVG keeps coming up saying infected, especially when I try to surf the net with. The types of viruses are trojan downloader dyfica......Lots of others. AVG gets rid of them and they keep coming back. Sometimes when I scan nothing shows up. I have ad-aware, cw shredder, and spybot. I used them all and they keep coming back. Here is a log. This is my first time using the program so let me know if I didn't do something correctly. Thanks for all your help.

Michael
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 7:58:52 AM, on 12/31/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
E:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
E:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
E:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
E:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\DRIVERS\dcfssvc.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
E:\Program Files\KODAK\KODAK Picture Transfer Software\PTSsvc.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
E:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
E:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
E:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb03.exe
E:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
E:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
E:\WINDOWS\System32\secure.exe
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A:Lots of problems, please help

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I've had a few problems latley with the ol' computer. Wondering if anyone could help. ive had alot of strange things upon startup (mostly the Ascentive Performance center wont go away :/ )But i have posted my log, if i have done anything wrong on the post just let me know, and Thanks!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:50:31 AM, on 8/28/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\libusbd-nt.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\CDBurnerXP\NMSAccessU.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exeC:\Program Files\... Read more

A:Lots of little problems (HJT log)

did i do that right?>first time.===========Hello While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our HJT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, neither of us want someone to assist you who is not familiar with your issue and attempt to fix it.We ask that once you have posted your log and are waiting, please DO NOT "bump" your thread or make further replies until it has been responded... Read more

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I have a laptop with XP Pro SP3 and up until last night its been running fine. Last night I turned on a movie and I got blue screened. So I turned it back on and started the movie again. Fifteen minutes into it I heard the windows error sound and my computer restarted on its own. Again I turned it on and played the movie. It finally finished and I went to sleep. When I woke up this morning I had a windows bubble that said my computer was infected with spyware. It said to click to fix it, so I did. Nothing happened. So I go to do a virus scan and find out my anti-virus software (McAfee) is disabled and won't enable. So I do a scan with adaware and it find nothing. I do a scan with McAfee and my computer restarts in the middle. When it turns back on, it takes about 5 or 6 mins to boot (it normally takes one or two at most). I download HJT to try to post a log but it won't open, even in safe mode. I tried to do a system restore but apparently it deleted all my restore points up to about an hour ago, so I can't even do that. I have no idea what do do, please help.

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A:Lots of problems, need help

Looks like you have an infection . . You can click on the Spyware Cleaning link in my signature to get help. Follow all the steps and be patient . . the security guruws are busy busy

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Hello and thank you for your time.


I am having problems with a number of things. To start off, my downloads from the internet will be incomplete and full of errors. This can consist of a simple video stream off youtube, to every file I try to download ending up incomplete or full of errors.

Also, occuring towards online activity, online games will drop and simple web browsing will freeze.

While attempting the "5 step thread", Panda would freeze and dss would yeild a system error during the scan.

Here is my hijack file, can you start me off in the right direction?






Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:45:00 AM, on 9/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\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\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Brmfrmps.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcIp.exe
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A:Lots of problems

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Ok well firstly I am running xp pro service pack 2 and my network setup is it runs through my Netgear DG834 into my wireless belkin Wireless G router which my 2 computers are linked to (1 is a desktop computer connected to it by a cable and the other is a laptop connected wireless)

The problem is I wanted to port foward as I have tryed to do before and failed because my modems IP is 192.168.0.1 and the wireless router is 192.168.2.1 so they were on different subsets and I couldnt figure out how to poward accross the 2. So today I decided to set my 2 computers to static ip's (1 was 192.168.0.10 the other was 192.168.0.11) then I changed the wireless routers IP to 192.168.0.2 so they were all on the same subnet. That didnt work cause as soon as I done that the modem stoped communicating to the router therefore it was just the router and the 2 computers conencted.

So I was stuffing around in the settings and after awhile I decided to make a post here cause I couldnt work it out so I then changed the router IP back to 192.168.2.1 but stupidly I relised to late that I disabled DHCP. So I then changed both computers IP's back to automatic etc but now seeing as I dissabled DHCP I cant connect to the router to ennable it again so I cant connect to the internet or anything with my laptop.

The only way I am on the internet now is because I have connected my computer straight to the modem but cant do that with laptop cause it is wireless so if anyone can help I would great... Read more

A:Lots of problems

You can do a manual reset of your router by finding the little reset hole and using an unbent paperclip to hold down the switch in there for approximately 30 seconds while the router is powered on. This will reset everything back to the factory default.
 

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My computer has been running very slow lately. Web sites timing out. if someone could take a peak i'd appreciate it!!!!!!!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:16:51 PM, on 10/2/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Nhksrv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program... Read more

A:Lots O' Problems

Hello Samstone and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. First let's move HijackThis into its own folder and then get a log file that we can read.ImportantYour copy of HijackThis needs to be in a folder of it's own. If it is run from Temporary folders the backups and HijackThis itself could be accidentally deleted if the Temporary folders are cleaned. If it is run from the desktop then the backup files and folders can clutter up the desktop and be accidentally deleted.Please open My ComputerDouble-click on Local Disk (C:)Click on the File menu, point to New and then click on Folder. Name the folder 'HijackThis' or 'HJT'.Unzip to or copy and paste HijackThis.exe to the new folder.Next, we need a complete HijackThis (HJT) log file to be able to analyze what is happening on your computer. Boot normally, start HijackThis and click the Do a system scan and save a log button to perform a scan and create a log file. When the scan is complete, Notepad will open up with the log file in it. While in Notepad, click on the Format menu item. Click on the WordWrap item to remove the checkmark there. Now press Ctrl-A to select all text and then Ctrl-C to copy the text to the clipboard.POST the log in this thread using the Add Reply button. Click in the data-entry window and press Ctrl-V to paste the log into the window. Add any other comments which you believe might be helpful in our analysis. and click the Add Reply button.I will review your log when it comes in.DO NOT MAKE ANY CHANGES OR CL... Read more

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:09:03 PM, on 12/2/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running 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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exec:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exec:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\OasClnt.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfService.exec:\program files\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exec:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\... Read more

A:Hjt Log: Lots Of Problems Help!

Hello there and welcome to Bleeping Computer's security forum.My name is David, I will be helping you with your log today.It is a good idea to print off these instructions:This will be useful as there is a possibility some of the instructions will need to be carried out where internet access is not available. You may also like to save these instructions in word/notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found for the same reasons as above. A print out of the instructions would be a good reference to make sure you don't yet lost.Also, it is important that you complete the instructions in the right order, and also that you don't miss any steps out!If you have any queries about the process or just general questions, just ask.I would recommend that you uninstall some programs off your PC; they are rouge antispyware tools.You can uninstall it from add/remove in the control panel if you wish.You can also read more infomation on the following link, where it is listed:http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htmI would recommend you uninstall the following rogues:Antivirus-Golden, MalwareWipe, SystemDoctor 2006 and WinAntiVirus Pro 2006.Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)Extract the contents (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.Now reboot into Safe Mode.This can be done tapping the F8 key as soon as you start your computer You will be brought to a menu where you can choose to boot into safe mode. Make sure you choose the option without networking supp... Read more

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Not only are all of the downloads stopping half way, when I tried to go to MY Posts in this web site, it stopped. its like it quits reading information and just sits there. I have to constantly refresh pages or stop and refresh.
 

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Hi there. I'm trying to get my dad's laptop back to "normal" working condition. It's less than a year old - Dell studio 1737 running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. Processor reads: Intel Core 2 Duo CPU P8700 @ 2.53 GHz with 4GB Ram and 64-bit OS.

Dad is a "clicker" - meaning he clicks on anything and everything. I'm trying to break him of that, but so far...well...he's having a lot of issues. I have no idea what he's downloaded. My brother *thinks* he fixed it by downloading other junk that didn't work, and now it's worse than before. It's running quite slow, IE closes on itself nearly every time you open it, random pop-ups when you navigate away from the homepage, etc. We use Dell Remote Access when he's away from home in case we run into something I can't talk him through - but we've had a ton of trouble with it and now we can't uninstall it - it gets hung up. I've tried to repair it with no luck, either. Last night I ran AdAware...and now I'm here. You've been so helpful in the past. Any ideas?!

There is also a dell backup thing I don't know what is for. It asks every day if he wants to backup - sometimes he says yes, sometimes no. Is it necessary?? Seems like a lot of wasted space. I have a large iomega external drive I back up his machine on every 3 months...

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A:Lots of problems - HJT Log - Help?!

I ran Malwarebytes and Ad-Aware and CCleaner...thought I should post a new log. Thanks.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:29:15 PM, on 12/26/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18865)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Video Chat\DellVideoChat.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Belkin\F1U201.401\usbshare.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BluetoothHeadsetProxy.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exe
C:\Windows\sysWow64\SearchProtocolHost.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/USCON/1
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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Picked up this computer at a pawn shop and want to get it up and running again. It ran fine for a while but it slowed to a snail's pace.
loaded malwarebytes and it helped a little
got alot slower after i loaded mcafee
It is very slow to load web pages, has random ads and web blogs audio, has constant script errors even when off-line, has google redirects, had a few blue screens of death, and many iexplore.exe processes running often +300,000k.

DDS log
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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by g at 15:41:54.68 on Tue 05/03/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.894.191 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SITEAD~1\mcsacore.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
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A:LOTS OF PROBLEMS!!! HELP!!!!

Good evening.

Unfortunately I don't have good news for you. Operating Systems have a useful life that is affected by installations/uninstallations and updates - the more of them you do, the quicker the OS deteriorates. This issue is made worse by the involvement of malware which can corrupt system files to the point that the OS "breaks" in places.

In these cases there is little to be done except to back up important files and then reformat and reinstall Windows. It is something that I tend to do every six months or so to keep the PC fresh and according to one of your logs was last done on 11/20/2006 - nearly five years ago.

In your case you have to add in the problem that you have no knowledge of how the PC was used and hence no way of knowing what files may have got onto the system and what PC settings may have been changed before you bought it. This makes it very difficult to guarantee a successful outcome to any attempt to clean the system and make it secure for the future, and any attempt could in the worst of cases actually see the operating system "break" and your PC rendered useless.

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Ok, heres the list of problems ive been having since trying to install windows 7 beta.

-No start menu or task bar

-Cant copy files. Tried to copy explorer file because i thought that might be the problem but cant copy and paste even in same folder. When I tried to copy my saved games and other files so I could just wipe my hard drive they wouldnt copy as well.

-Cant back up anything

-Over half of my processes wont come up. Usually windows task manager has 50+ processes and only 36-38 load on start up

-Cant open up Norton to scan for viruses

I can open internet explorer and view files only because of hot keys on my keyboard

A:Lots of problems... again

Are these problems you are facing in windows 7 or in windows XP because of a failed windows 7 install? If the latter, have you tried a repair install of windows XP using the windows CD?

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