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plz help been having problem for 2 months

Q: plz help been having problem for 2 months

i am new to this forum...so i dont know if this is the right catagorie....but here is my whole story...plz help!

This is a problem with my computer crashing when playin games

ok i had a friend build me a custom made computer....and he loaded windows ME on it. I realized this OS was crap so i upgraded to windows XP at a friends lan. This is where all the trouble began. So i loaded my favorite game (counter-strike) on my new XP operating system and after 2 minutes of playin it would crash wit an error note. I tried and tried playing again but still had errors after 2-5 minutes of playing.

Next i decided to clear out XP and go to 2k pro......still same crashing problem while playin games.

Next i went back to ME thinking all would be better if i went back to when it worked fine. NO still same problem

Then one day i bump computer and it shuts off and from then on my computer shuts off with even the slightest touch. So i take it to the local computer store and the guy tells me the mobo wasnt properly screwed in and connected or something like that and says that this was probably the reason why my computer crashes while playing game.------- well it fixed the nudging and turning off problem but games still crash!

I Reformatted wit various OS's time and time and stil had problem.
So finally i thought well it could be a ram issue. So a friend let me borrow a stick of 256 pc3500 mushkin ram.

YES YES it worked fine for 2 whole days of use........and wit 2 long days of gaming i figured i have finally found the problem. So i bought 2 x 256 stick of Kingston hyper x 3000 ram, (i also bought a second hard drive...b/c my old hard drive was only 40gb)

ok so hard drive and ram arrive on same day and i install both....i start up a game and 45 minutes into play my computer restarts without an error message juss completly restarts. So i change the slot of my ram on the motherboard and that solved the restarting problem.

Now i start a game back up again and it juss crashes anywhere from 5-45 minutes. sometimes i play a long time b4 a crash happens or repeats over and over 5 minutes everytime i start up a game.

So i dont think its the ram anymore since the stuff i got is brand new but i dont know why my friends ram worked fine for 2 days?

ALL this stuff has happend over a 2 month period where i have been to local computer stores and worked hard on tryin to solve the problem but it never gets fixed.

If anyone knows wats wrong....how to help....or wat to do.....plz respond to this post or

email me at [email protected]

or IM me

Scot279

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Preferred Solution: plz help been having problem for 2 months

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.)

A: plz help been having problem for 2 months

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I update and save quite a few files each day, and I can see in File History that there are many saved versions for these files.
This would fill up my backup drive fairly quickly, and therefore, I need to reduce 'Keep saved versions' from the default of 'forever' to about 3 months.  But does this mean that all files older than 3 months will be deleted my File History backup?
 What happens to all my files that have only ever been saved once, but are older than 3 months?  Are these retained in File History or deleted?
The forums on File History do no make this very clear.

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Hello,
 
Okay first of all I would like to say I have been having on going issues for months to almost a year... I have tried everything I can think of... Including wiping harddrives to DoD standards with dban, gparted etc.... I have tried monitering my connections with wireshark...  I have tried several differet anti- (virus and malware) programs including paid version of kaspersky, malwarebytes, bitdefender, eset.....
 
This problem also has involved some black hat hackers compromising my system and bank account, credit card etc all being hit and continueing to do so... I have switched ISPs , changed hardware, thrown away devices including cell phones and laptops... It seems that they were also backdoored into several of my devices and were using several different methods to continue to spread and infect other devices.. These devices include android, iphone, ipod, ipad, netbook, laptop, smart tv and even my dvd player (java).. I have tried to ask for help and seek help for this and no one can figure it out or think this cant be real.
 
I have now thrown out all laptops, and all phones at the same time and started from scratch but having issues on a brand new laptop... I am not sure this is the same issue as before... However, I would like and really appreciate if someone could help me out and view my logs and make sure.. because I have been through hell and back with all these issues.. Loss of finances, time, and sleep... SO, I truly appreciate any and a... Read more

A:Malware, Spyware, And hackers...equals months and months of going insane!! help!

GMER 2.1.19357 - http://www.gmer.net
3rd party scan 2015-06-29 18:38:16
Windows 6.3.9600  x64 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\00000036 HGST_HTS721075A9E630 rev.JB2OA3J0 698.64GB
Running: 11ybrc3o.exe; Driver: C:\Users\M4M8A\AppData\Local\Temp\kxldypow.sys
---- Modules - GMER 2.1 ----
Module   \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\iaStorA.sys (Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver - x64/Intel Corporation SIGNED)(2014-09-02 06:28:41)                                                fffff800f9c65000-fffff800f9f1b000 (2842624 bytes)
Module   \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\edevmon.sys (Devmon monitor/ESET SIGNED)(2015-01-30 23:13:30)                                                                                          fffff800fa393000-fffff800fa3d2000 (258048 bytes)
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The beginning of this year my laptop caught a virus. Trojan! and the moment i got rid of it all of my administrator privileges kinda stopped working. and this seems to apply to all files with exe. I have to always run as admin. but before i didnt have to right click and run as admin. if this makes sense. Ive followed the tutorial that "BRINK" has posted up. Id rather have my laptop back in its original state then going through all my programs and selecting all to run as Admin. My main account is Administrator. I have tried and googled as much information i can but nothing could HELP! ANYONE with a good and real Solution please HELP me out..

Thank You

A:ive been having the same problem for Months! Please HELP! S.o.S

Unless you at least tell us who made your laptop, it's very difficult to help you.

Use this link to find out your system specs, and then use the link in paragrah 5 to post them up so we know what we're dealing with.

System Info - See Your System Specs

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I built my computer about 2 years ago. Here is the hardware:
Gigabyte GA-EG45M-DS2H motherboard
Intel E8500
Corsair 8GB (4x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 DHX Memory Non-ECC Unbuffered CL4(4-4-4-12)
3x Samsung SpinPoint 1TB hard drives
Running Windows 7 in 64-bit

Every three or 4 months, the computer "dies". At start up i get blue screen saying:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
A process or thread crucial to system operation has been unexpectedly exited or
(some other stuff about did i just install new hardware etc)
Technical information:
STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8007699730, 0XFFFFFA8007699A10,00
XXFFFFF80002D9FF40)

Collecting data for crash dump...
Initializing disk for crash dump...
Beginning dump of physical memory.
Dumping physical memory to disk:

Over the last couple of years this has happened 4 times. What I did in the past was to re-install the operating system on a new, blank hard drive, and then copy over all the info from the previous hard drive. That has worked fine, which makes me believe this is not a problem with Windows, but possibly a problem with the motherboard.
What i also find strange is that after installing the OS again, things are fine for about 3 of 4 months, then ... BSOD!

Are you able to tell me more about the error message, the reason for this problem, and how to solve it?

Many thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer.

Alex

A:Same problem every 3 months.

Can you please provide a JCGriff report as mentioned here? Thanks. That'll give us enough to feed on.

While waiting for us to analyze, you may also want to do some hardware tests in the meantime. Here's some options:

CPU: Prime95 (Torture Test; Large FFTs; 9+ hours)
RAM: Memtest86+ Run overnight (or at least 7 passes)
HD: Seatools (Short & Long Self Tests)
GPU: MemtestG80/CL

To add, you can turn on Driver Verifier. Any crashes produced while it is on have a much better chance pointing us at an offending driver (if it's caused by a driver).

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Please help me, I have been battling with a problem with my PC for months now. I am running XP SP2. I recently changed from a USB broadband modem to a Web Excel broadband router so that I can connect another 2 PCs in a network at home. At the same time I upgraded my all in one printer to a HP from a Lexmark.
Since then I have not been able to use my speakers unless I manually go into services and start it there. It is set to start automatically and all the dependencies are starting OK.
My firewall is not starting up either and even trying to start it manually doesn't work.
When I set the router up initially I went through the network wizard and set up a second PC as a home network and it worked fine initially, but now it doesn't.
I am tempted to wipe the lot and start again but I have so much stuff set-up on my PC that I can't afford to lose or I would have done it already.
Someone told me that you can reinstall windows without losing everything? Is that possible?
I have done a lot of virus checks and it comes up clean. I feel that it's more of a conflict between something that I have added but everything shows up in the device manager as working fine?
Can someone start the ball rolling with some suggestions as to what I can try? I am tearing my hair out here

Thanks in advance
 

A:I've been battling with this problem for months now!! Help me please somebody?

you can reinstall windows without lossing everything, boot from cd, hit enter, after it searches for previous versions hit r to repair the installation. make sure you have the product key before you begin. maybe someone else knows how to fix the problem without doing that though?
 

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Helllo, and Thanks in advance for taking a look.

PC: Asus T2-P 3.0 ghz with 1 gig ram. Integrated Intel video. 400 Gig HDD w/two equal partitions (C:/D XP Pro with all latest security/MS Updates.
Running two resident anti Virus Programs: Avast Professional, and Avira Personal Free. Also run RemoveIT pro Enterprise as a stand alone (works great) Also run A-Squared Free, MS Malicious SW Remover, AVG Anti-Root Kit, and Win ASO v2.0.5 Trial (which works great) and CCleaner. Also run Internet Properties regulary to complete delete IE temp Internet files.

Did have a serious virus that took some work to get out of my machine, but I'm afraid it left something behind,and am at my wits end to find it / clean it. Want to have the HJT log looked at, and maybe the answer here is to re-install windows XP. I dunno... just gettting unbeleivable slowness, with the Performance indicator in Task manager generally spiked at 88% to 100% most of the time.

Wondering if it is worth trying to fix issue, or just re-install (and which method is best?)

Any help GREATLY APPRECIATED!

Thanks,
Skullguy
Here is HiJackTHis Log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:53:39 PM, on 05/08/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
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I'm actually having this problem for a long time:

December - I downloaded SketchUp 2016 and then a BSOD appeared after restarting my laptop. But i can't
find a way to fix it.
January - My dad has the installation disk so i did reinstalled windows and finally, the BSOD Stop:
0x07b stopped showing. BUT, a new problem occured and its the ntoskrnl.exe and it said that
my kernel is missing or corrupt. I thought i cant fix it anymore so i just left it.
February - My laptop is just hidden and not useful....
March -
1 Week ago - my dad left overseas with his installation disk and a laptop so i dont have a laptop to
use anymore so i just borrow my sister's laptop then suddenly, i found a way to fix it:
I have to use the windows installation disk so i can have the System Recovery Options
and then i will go to command prompt and type some stuffs to fix the problem but the disk
is no longer in our house. So i seached for a way to fix it without a disk
Last Mon. - I keep finding a way to go to the System Recovery Options without the installation disk
but i cant see anything
Last Tues. - I gaved up about the repair your computer option in the Advanced Boot Option without the
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Well the problem is that it is slow and i think they have some unwanted virus on there which wont leave even tho i do system recovery and many other virus protection program has told me there was no errors.I cant reboot bc my dvd drive wont work it stills open but the light.The only time my computer work finely is after a update or recovery.Please help me with this problem?My computer is a acer extensa 5620 and has windows vista.

A:Hello everybody for the past two months i been having problem with my laptop

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my dvd drive wont work it stills open but the light




I'm not sure what you mean by this?
What is the make and model of your computer? You may have a Recovery Partition on your computer. If you start up your computer, you may have a quick message over the logo that says Press (key) to Enter Recovery, sometimes this is F11. If so, this will set your computer back to Factory Defaults. This will remove all personal data, so backup first.
If you do not have a recovery partition, then read up on the link in my signature PC Running Slow? And try those things.

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My computer keeps crashing, 2-3 times a day. Usually it's when I'm streaming video.

I've attached the required jcgriff files. Please help!


PS - Could be relevant: I'm running an overclocked V3 gaming machine

A:months-long BSOD problem - please help!

Recommendations:BugCheck 0x116
These crashes are DirectX/graphics card related. DirectX comes installed with Windows, so this may indicate Windows corruption. It may also be that you have corrupted drivers or a graphics card hardware problem.
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Run a system file check to check Windows for corruption: Click Start Menu
Click All Programs
Click Accessories
Right click Command Prompt
Click Run as administrator
Type
Code:
sfc /scannow
and press Enter
Once it is complete, make note of the message. If it says Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and post back
If the message does not say Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and do steps 1-6 again.
You may need to do steps 1-6 up to three times with a restart in between each run to resolve all corrupted files.
If you still have corrupted files after a fourth run, post back here with the following:Click Start Menu
Click Computer
Open your C: drive
Open Windows
Open Logs
Open CBS
Copy and paste CBS.log or CBS (it may not have the log extension) to a location you will remember.
Compress (zip) the CBS file and attach the .zip file to your next post.


Follow the steps for Diagnosing basic problems with DirectX. To re-install your display card drivers as outlined in the DirectX link, use the following steps.
Download the drivers you want for your display card(s)
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The USB keyboard becomes inoperative after 5-15 minutes of use...if you unplug it and plug it back in it works fine (again for a few minutes) we have tried sever KB's from different manufactures they all have the same problem. Have also tried various USB ports - that also makes no difference.   We are not using the wireless keyboard that came with the machine. ANY IDEAS ? 

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I've been trying to find a solution to this online for a few days now and haven't come across anything. I have a Toshiba Satellite Fusion. It was working beautifully until the other day when I went to use it. It wouldn't power up so I assumed the battery was dead. Plugged it in and the charging light didn't come on but the computer powered on. The laptop recognizes that it's plugged in and shows that the batter has a 100% charge on it but will not run unless it's plugged and will shut off instantly when unplugged. I've tried using another charging cable with no luck and I'm unsure at this point what next step to take. I would pop the battery out and put it back in but this one doesn't have an easily accessible battery and I'm trying to avoid taking it apart if possible. I haven't located a battery reset button on the bottom either.

As noted in the title it's two months out of warranty otherwise I'd just send it in.

Any help on this subject would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advanced.

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Hi, I am facing wifi connectivity problem from past 6 months for the same I have coordinated with call center at least 50 or more times & 4 times  engineers has visited my place & 2 times , I went to service centre , but till now my problem has'nt resolved they aren't able to identify that what the exact problem is , I am wasting my atleast one hour of time daily to get this issue resolved by my self but its not working . when ever i am contacting call center they are  navigating me to engineers , & engineers are telling there is software issues please update . I have updated every single update in my system & the same thing i am doing from last 6 months but the issue is not getting resolved. I have visited the service center of Hyderabad , I dont understand what kind of engineers HP has recruited they aren't ready to listen what customer is saying. Any way , I am fade up with this follow up with call center & their false promises & of no use of so called service centers .  I WANT RESOLUTION AT THE EARLIEST.  Kindly provide me escalation matrix of HP . I have to mail it to HP CEO. HP was known for service in my opinion , but they have proveed me fool.

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Hi guys, I have this PC with this spec:

RAM - 2x kingston 2GB DDR3
VGA - NVIDIA GeForce GTS250
MB - GIGABYTE S-SERIES GA-P41T-ES3G
CPU - Intel Core 2 Quad CPU
PSU - SimCool 430W

My problem is that my PC starts to give me sudden shut down problem. no warning, no nothing, just shut down like when we pull the power plug.

I went to the shop where I bought this PC to check for any hard drive error, and they said nothing is wrong with it. they gave me a new power cable, the PC lasted for a 1 or 2 days without the problem.

And then now it started to give me this problem all over again.

Any comments or speculation on where the problem is?
anything i need to know to fix this?

Thanks for the help guys =)
 

A:Sudden shut down problem after not being turned on for 2 months

It could be any number of issues. What are your system temperatures? Sudden shut-downs can be caused by an overheating CPU.

Use HWMonitor to check your temps. If they're under control then it may be a problem with the PSU.
 

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I have a Samsung RF510 laptop; really nice and plays games nicely, but as of yesterday I've had a problem.

Whenever -anything- that runs causing the fan to start roaring and the vents to get hot, the laptop will suddenly shut down after just 10 minutes. It could be games, I could be rendering a video in sony vegas, doesn't matter.

Thing is, the corner where the vents were would always get really hot on my laptop and this has never posed a problem before; only now it is suddenly shutting down. It's never done this before yesterday, and I mean never. Even a week straight of 5 hours of Borderlands on max settings every night never caused an issue.

Would blowing compressed air into the vents help? Is there a known issue (I did LOTS of searching all day, though it only found people with similar problems who haven't fixed them)? should I try something else completely?

I would appreciate any advice! I can provide additional specs if necessary.
 

A:Sudden overheating problem after six months - advice?

Compressed air might help. Is this notebook on a flat surface when you use it? Try not to use these thing on bed covers and sheets.
 

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I bought the HP Notebook 15-AY020NA from Argos in Nov 2016. It was advertised as having 12 months free McAfee anti-virus. I've noticed today that I have 2 days of a "trial" left! I've re-downloaded using the link sent to me on registration but its still the trial version. Can anyone advise me how I can download the 12 month version?

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Dear Support,

I tried most of the forums, but didnt find a solution for this one. I have a Seagate external hard disk just 3 months old!!!

I have a hp laptop and was connecting to it using 3.0 USB port. I was getting the error

"PLEASE FORMAT THE DISK BEFORE YOU CAN USE IT" error.

I had quite lot of data in it, BUT, i did not mind about the data here, AS the hardware is more important for me, as its just 3 months old. So i just tried to format the disk. I also tried CHKDKS f:/R/X option and it completed successfully with out error which took almost 2 days completely. BUT formatting has become a problem as explained below.

Everytime i try to format the drive, say it starts formatting and it reaches some 16-20 % the drive disconnects itself as i hear a disconnection sound, and after that it connects itself again, as i hear sort of power on sound. Immediately i get an error from the format telling me that the drive is disconnected and the format cannot continue.

Also i again get back the PLEASE FORMAT THE DISK BEFORE YOU CAN USE IT"

PLEASE GUYS I WOULD REALLY BE GRATEFUL IF ANYONE OF YOU CAN assist me in guiding me, as to what would be the problem.

I have already tried uninstalling the USB HOST drivers from the HP website(as i have a hp system installed.)
The drive is not even detected currently in USB 2.0. Not sure what is the reason. I just want to save my hard disk, as i paid a lot for it and its just 3 months onl
 

A:Seagate 1TB external disk just 3 months old Problem :(

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I've been getting BSOD for months now, and it is driving me crazy. I cannot find out the problem.

Things I've done, that has not helped:
-New/upgraded power supply
-Memtest = No faulty ram
-New hard drive = no help
-Took out graphics card to try onboard graphics = Still crashes

I bought this machine from dell outlet about 8 months ago. Had no problems for a few weeks, and then slowly the blue screen of death became more frequent.

I'm not really sure what system information I need to include in my post, but it is a 64bit windows 7. Please let me know what else I can do to help fix this problem, it is driving me insane and I am on the verge of ordering a mac.

A:BSOD- Persistent for months, cannot pinpoint problem. Different codes

Hi Ray welcome to SF

Please remove and clean avg from your system using the avgremoverx64

Download and instal Microsoft Security Essentials

Enable windows firewall.

Finish and post back with any results.

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For around two or three months the system has been crashing on a weekly or biweekly basis and wasn't so much of a problem as to interfere and warrant investigation on my part. Within the past few days, however, it has gotten much worse and now crashes at least once daily. I have done what I can with my limited computer skills and determined ntoskrnl.exe is the culprit and followed some potential solutions found on this forum as well as other sites but to no avail. Although it may be mere coincidence, I feel it is worth noting that the vast majority of crashes (90%+) occur when the computer has been left on but I am not currently at the desk working on anything. Any help would be much appreciated, thank you!

A:BSOD problem for months, getting worse, caused by ntoskrnl.exe

Welcome to SevenForums.

A BCC F4 is common when SSD's are present.

Code:
Model OCZ-SOLID3 ATA Device
Is the firmware for your SSD up-to-date?

Check for one and see if the stability returns.

What security software do you use?

Perform a System File Check:Click on the start
Type CMD on Search
Left click and Run as Administrator
Type 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:Disk Check
Reduce items at start-up. Nothing except anti-virus is required:Startup Programs - Change
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

SUMMARY:

Code:
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* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa800e057b30, fffffa800e057e10, fffff80003bcc460}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : csrss.exe

Followup: MachineOwner
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Hello, I just changed my laptop that i used for 6 years to Dell Inspiron 15 5667. At first my audio isnt working and i sent it back to the company that i bought it from and they fixed that for me. But now, after around one month, while i travel to another country for my studies, my laptop sometimes freezes or i dont know what do u call it, the screen freezes at that moment and the mouse, keyboard is not responding too. I have to make a hard restart to solve this problem, any idea what is happening ? 

A:A problem about my newly bought (2 months) dell inspiron 15 5000 series

Hi WILLIAM WU WEI,
Is the exact system model Inspiron 5567? What is the current OS version installed on the system?
Are there any bluescreens / system crashes? Do you need to manually restart the system every time the system freezes? What applications are you using when the system freezes? When you power on the system from a cold boot, how long does it take for it to freeze?
Update the BIOS - http://dell.to/1n3X2po - enter the service tag and download the BIOS, update and restart the machine and check.
Restart the system and check in safe mode - http://bit.ly/1LHcO2c 
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us. These are onboard diagnostics and they might possible pick some error if the hardware is not functional. Also, run an extended / thorough tests on the HDD and memory to check for any possible errors. 
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:37:34 AM, on 9/21/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\Components\QBAgent\qbdagent2002.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBUpdate\qbupdate.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org1.1.3\program\soffice.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsftsn.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
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A:first HJT log in a few months

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Site looks great... But, when you put in OT at work and have a new born at home it's hard to visit your favorite forum.... I had a quicky for the group to help solve - a 3 parter.

1st part - create a user form to display xml data - what is the vba code to display an xml node in a user form text box.

2nd part - create a macro that when run captures the hilighted words in the current PPT slide then displays it in the VBA userform textbox.

3rd part - on the same userform create a button and code that when clicked will add the text from the "selected text" field then add it to the XML doc.

thanks in advance for the input,
Red
 

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This computer got a virus several months ago. It redirects the browser and doesn't allow me to do a lot of things, so I got frustrated back then and stuck it in the closet. I fired it up this morning, deleted a bunch of programs, and decided to give it another try. Here's the DDS Log:

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Marc at 16:40:26 on 2012-06-18
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3006.1956 [GMT -7:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\1774633010:3443472790.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:down for months

I know, being patient is one of the rules, so I apologize in advance. Maybe the title I chose, "down for months" gives the impression that I'm not too interested in resolving this issue - I don't know. I am very interested in getting help with this. I realize this is free voluntary help, and I appreciate that. I noticed that I've had 28 or 29 views, but no one has replied. I'm honestly not trying to seem impatient. Just curious that's all. I have no idea what's wrong with this computer, or how to read that DDS log. My concern is that, since there have been 29 views, I'm assuming those who do know how to read that log have looked at it and decided not to get involved, for whatever reason. If someone who reads the log and doesn't want to help could just leave me a reply saying, "You're screwed - your computer is now an anchor" that would be very much appreciated also.

Thanks again and sorry if I seem impatient. I'm not . . . much

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Hi, Inspiron 13 7000, 2 months out of warranty and they are telling me its tough, pay for repair at 80% of original cost, if this is not uncommon then is this a design fault that can be challenged ?
Pretty poor customer service, theres no way the part is costing them that.

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So what will happen with my:

Windows 8 Release Preview
Evaluation Copy. Build 8400

Is there a way to turn it from a preview into Windows 8 Pro?
Can I install over it? (and keep everything the way it is: programs, settings, etc.)
Can I continue to use it as a preview or will my computer evaporate into a cloud of smoke if I do that?

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Hey,
I havent been posting in these forums for 4 months now, a lot of things have changed in the CPU world I'm sure. I've actually been waaaaaay to busy with schoolwork and other activities to actually check out this site. The layout is much different than before, I'll get used to it. But anyway, the reason I am posting here is that I want to know what new has happened in the past 4 months... I'm sure a lot has changed (wat the heck is windows XPsp2???), I just thought instead of going to all the manufacturers websites to see whats new, I thought I'd ask you guys. So, what is new?
-X_Gamer7
 

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My computer has been hijacked by malware, spyware, and what not. Blank desktops, popups, multiple norton warnings are an everyday thing. I am tired of this.

I posted this in another forum but did not get help.

Can someone please help me here. I'd be so grateful.

Given below is my Hijack This log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:21:02 PM, on 7/15/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\jecsccgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\MultiPASS4\MPSERVIC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
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A:Been Dealing with this for Months. PLEASE HELP !!!

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i know this is off topic but im leaving on vacation to turkey (the country im turkish) for two months i'm not bringing my laptop in the fear of it getting stolen by customs officers (lool) so i might not have computer access for the whole time. i really love these forums and like helping people and getting helped by people so i will really look forward to when i come back (bad grammer i know lool) sorry again that this is really really off topic but just wanted to say bye bye and to make this thread at least alittle on topic heres the list of parts im buying for my new pc build
any tips on making the new build better are appreciated

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811156180 (not using psu)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822136074
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16824116010
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128045
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814102094
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16817371001
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835100007
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820211066
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819103776
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814998101
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835150007 (6 of them)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835128014
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812195004
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A:cya guys in two months

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Malwarebytes, and more specifically Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit finds these two on every scan after a reboot, even though I clean 'em up:
 
HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\TCPIP\PARAMENTERS|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger)
 
HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\TCPIP\PARAMENTERS\Interfaces\{75681A51-D6AB-4133-BB46-F8CCCE30CB93}|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger)
 
Apparently they are some sort of registry keys, but I have no idea what is causing them on every restart (especially if the computer is connected to the internet).
 
I've struggled with this for months now, and I thought I had it fixed by resetting the router but apparently didn't solve it. So, the question goes: What is this, how do I fix it and what causes it?
 
(I've tried running the following programs and the problem still remains:
Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes anti-rootkit
adwcleaner
combofix
defogger
HitmanPro
JRT
Minitoolbox
GMER
Norton stuff
rkill
TDSSKiller
and few more.)
 
Much appreciated!

A:What is this? I've struggled with this for months now!

Welcome aboard  MBAR fixes are not allowed in this forum so you need to get elevated help. Please follow the instructions in THIS GUIDE starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it HERE. Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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June 14th was my notebook disabled by HP customer service representive. Since that date I m not able to use it. Support doesn t care. The only thing is they write me messages to calm down, that there is someone going to call me. In 2 days it is going to be 2 long months and nobody did help me. I m writting you regulary, but no effect. I did call you many times but effortless, just time wasting I spent more than 15 hours on the phone. I spent more than 6 hours calling to Microsoft guys, no solution so far. So 1/12 of the warranty of the NTB is over, but warranty is not used, because nobody from HP support cares.THIS IS BiG FAIL OF HP.Ivan




Ivan - dare to call me HP Support

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To this point, I've replaced the video card and hard drive once, and the RAM twice. So physically it's not any of those.

But I'm still getting crashes when I try to play games, and I can't figure it out. Very frustrating. When I get a crash, it will also crash on startup some of the time.

I would really appreciate some help to get this fixed after months and months of problems!

Windows 7 64 bit (I reinstalled Windows once since installation, but it's off the same installation CD)
OEM version of Windows
Computer is a little over one year old
Reinstalled Windows once, a few months ago I believe

AMD Phenom II x2 (3.1 ghz)
ATI Radeon HD 5670 w/ 2 gigs RAM
Power supply: Azza Xtremegear 600 watt
ASUS M4A78LT-ME LE motherboard

A:BSOD, months later

Please enable driver verifier - http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ed-473665.html

You may have a possible virus/rootkit infection. Please read the instructions outlined here on how to scan and remove a rootkit

Please also run a malware scan using a program such as Malwarebytes.

Run a hard drive scan using Seatools


Code:
\SystemRoot\SysWow64\Drivers\tcpipBM.SYS has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.
This belongs to Bytemobile Kernel Network Provider for Bytemobile Optimization Client. Is this some sort of software installed on your system. Try browsing to c:\windows\system32\drivers and changing the extension from .sys to .bak. This will prevent it from loading and should eliminate that error.


Code:
Rt64win7.sys Fri May 22 10:52:30 2009 (4A16BC2E)
Update your Realtek network driver - here


Code:
athrx.sys Mon Sep 21 22:47:11 2009 (4AB83AAF)
Update your Atheros WiFi driver - here. Scroll down a little bit and you will see Click for Download. Click it and the download should start.


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Mike\Downloads\Zipped Files\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\032911-30794-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\Symbols*... Read more

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Got the blue screen while only reading a message board. Had problems with user acct so I made new one. Did a few scans on my own. Security message about setting for IE. Now got a message about illegal operation for something that was sceduled for deletion in system 86 when I tried to use IE or chrome. i switched users to use IE.

A:Unbelievable! Third one hit in 2 months.

You may close this topic already received help.

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I am about to change the MB battery for the third time. I'm pretty sure its drained again as if I switch off the mains power to the unit overnight, the system reports checksum error on start up and loads bios defaults. System calendar reverts back to 31 Dec 2005, with duff clock time

If I leave the PC turned off but connected to power socket, everything is fine for the next start up

I have a foxconn 975 MB. Any ideas what could be causing the batteries to drain so soon - should last several years
 

A:On 3rd MB Battery in 6 months

Probably a fault in the MB, there's not much you can screw up that will do that. I'd be shopping for a new MB.
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0Scan saved at 3:12:28 PM, on 2/1/2005Platform: 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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exeC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apntex.exeC:\Program Files\HPQ\Quick Launch Buttons\EabServr.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imagi... Read more

A:Please Help...2 months old and already problems

Can some1 PLEAE help...I have had lots of help from you in the past and I would greatly appreciate it...when istart up m internet explorere it just ompletely freezes the comp

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A warranty is supposidly 12 months yet i have only had mine 1 1/2 months and is says i only have 8 months warranty left, somethings wrong there and looking at the dispute page it looks like you cant dispute it until they says its run out????

A:warranty 12 months ????

Hi Is it registered with HP? When registration occurs the warranty would be adjusted to start from the born on date (I think you press ESC and then F1 to view this). So if you could try that and then ask again if there is still a difficulty.



Happy 2 [email protected]

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so a few months ago my laptop randomly began running slow. Nothing was opening and i couldn't connect online. I restarted it and it stayed the same only my laptop wouldn't shut down. I figured it was some form of malware but nothing was picked up when i scanned it. I decided to reset my laptop to it's factory settings but the problem remained.

I was getting help from malwareremoval.com just to be sure there wasn't anything infected on my laptop, which there wasn't and i was referred to this site for help.
so here are my current symptoms

my laptop wont shut down or restart. It wont even go to he windows is shutting down screen, it stays on the desktop (works in safe mode though)

It would start up really slow until i stopped some programs from starting though startup inspector

and i cant update windows. when it automatically updates it gets stuck during the download. When i go to control panel update its get stuck and nothing happens. If i go to windows update the screen turns white and get stuck. I had a bit of success after i used dial-a-fix and managed to get into microsoft update but it jst stayed at the inspecting system part. I've even downloaded xp sp3 from a different site but still does not install.

so im not sure what else i could do so i hope anyone here can help

please and thanks

A:Issue I've had for a few months now

Hi .

System manufacturer and model?

How much RAM installed?

How much free space currently on Windows partition...how large is this partition?

As a start...I suggest running the chkdsk command.

Go to My Computer, right-click on C:, select Properties/Tools tab.

Click the Check Now button under Error Checking, select both options. click Start.

Answer Yes to dialog box which appears.

Reboot the system...the chkdsk command will execute. Upon completion, system will boot into XP.

Louis

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Hi,
I've used Windows Backup and Restore ever since I installed Win7 on this machine. There is a 750gb drive backed up to a 1.5tb WD Elements drive. I have backups set to run early Monday mornings.

Yesterday, Backup told me that my drive was full and there was no room for another backup. "manage space" told me that there were two backup sets, and one system image. The system image was 615gb. The datafile backups were 700gb, and there were two. The big one was from 5/08/11-2/20/12 and was 530gb while the second was from 2/20/12-2/20/12 and was 170gb. There were 80gb of free space.

I figured the second one was not a complete datafile backup and decided to throw caution to the wind and delete the earlier set, and then run Backup again, which it completed Tuesday afternoon. This resulted in a single datafile backup set from 2/20/12-2/21/12 which was 419gb. The system image is now 619gb, and there is 359gb of free space.


I always thought I was supposed to see multiple backup sets, but now I'm thinking it has no room to make a completely new backup set, so it just keeps appending deltas to the original set until it gets full. In that case I probably wouldn't see additional sets unless I was using, say, a 3tb drive. Is that correct?

A:Only one backup set after nine months?

its possible it is saving incremental backups, only saving the changes made since the initial backup,
check the settings

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Hello all. I have recently bought this laptop in February. In the past week it has decided to start crashing on me.... I am not using strenuous software, only youtube, microsoft word and google chrome.  It happens very randomly, the screen will freeze on the current page and then a buzzing noise for 10 seconds will follow.The noise will stop but the screen continues to stay frozen... Only resolved by holding the power button down as both mouse and keyboard are frozen/inactive.  I have searched for solutions.... updating drivers.... reinstalling drivers.... scanning for viruses.... however nothing has come up or resolved this.I am in desperate need of the laptop at the moment due to University deadlines, however the freezing continues to hamper my progress, whilst losing work between saves.  Any solutions would be much appreciated! Thanks in advance! P.S. I do have the HP 1 Year warranty? Aswell as a John Lewis 7 Year warranty.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:37:33 AM, on 3/8/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16722)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton 360\Engine\4.3.0.5\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TabTip32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Users\Jennie\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/fix_homepage
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\blank.htm
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\PROGRA~2\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common F... Read more

A:Redirecting for 4 months or so

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Hi guys,
Yesterday I finally, after doing a lot of reading about this imaging, decided to go for it, with this macrium reflect.
But as soon as I opened the program (macrium) it offered me to create some disk (recovery disk?) which I accepted of course.
When it came to insert the CD which I did, this message popped up that the CD has to be erasable. It was a CD-R
Now I wonder, since it will be my first imaging (I should take a complete one) if one CD will be enough and what kind of CD should it be. A CD-RW??
Will this OS partition (Windows 7 professional) with a couple of programs installed, fit on a CD?? Should n't I use a DVD instead?? Maybe a couple of DVD's?? If so should it be DVD-RW
If it matters, my ODD is a DVD burner blue ray.
Any help on this will be greatly appreciated.

A:Imaging PC after several months being used

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pare


Hi guys,
Yesterday I finally, after doing a lot of reading about this imaging, decided to go for it, with this macrium reflect.
But as soon as I opened the program (macrium) it offered me to create some disk (recovery disk?) which I accepted of course.
When it came to insert the CD which I did, this message popped up that the CD has to be erasable. It was a CD-R
Now I wonder, since it will be my first imaging (I should take a complete one) if one CD will be enough and what kind of CD should it be. A CD-RW??
Will this OS partition (Windows 7 professional) with a couple of programs installed, fit on a CD?? Should n't I use a DVD instead?? Maybe a couple of DVD's?? If so should it be DVD-RW
If it matters, my ODD is a DVD burner blue ray.
Any help on this will be greatly appreciated.


Macrium isn't going to image your HDD to the CD, it wants to create a one time recovery disc, that you can use to boot to, to run Macrium should you not be able to enter the windows environment, or prefer to boot from the disc to recover from a saved image. This is just creating a boot disc that will allow you to boot from the CD to run Macrium should you need to/desire. Go ahead and burn the disc, and boot from it to see how it works. You can then use Macrium to make an image of your hard drive. This will be on a 2nd HDD, internal or external, preferably. Backing up to CD's or DVD's would take many discs, and it... Read more

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One of my friends is having problems with monitors....

Apparently, the computer in question has went through 3 monitors and on its 4th one now, since May....

Anyone have any idea as to what would cause this?

All of the monitors haven't been brand new, but have not been used much either.

I instantly assumed a power issue... for the following reasons:

1.) He lives in very small area with very low quality power lines anyway

2.) The area we live in is known to have lots of power issues

3.) I took a look at the machine... when it first comes on, the power supply sounds like it buzzes, but then quits by the time it gets into windows..... this doesn't happen everytime, but sometimes.

The power supply is a 250 watt atx power supply.
 

A:3 Monitors in last 5-6 months

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*sigh* OK, here goes:

So I designed and built this PC as a "budget build" for myself and my boyfriend back in October as gaming computers. However, we have identical issues, and after several attempts to fix them after so many months... I must humble myself and ask you guys for help, even if I did something stupid

Specs of my comp are below. As I'm typing this, I'm going through the Mobo guide to see if I really did just get parts that do not match up, but go ahead and point out any red flags.

So. The problem.

I have been blue screening constantly over the past 7 months or so. At least once every day. Whenever I have a blue screen, I have one of two messages pop up; Memory Management, or Page Fault Error. The first one is way more prominent, about 90-10.

I don't get it. I had an IT friend help me put the damn thing together so that I wouldn't do anything stupid, but this keeps happening. I'm almost thinking I have the RAM in the wrong slots in the mobo, but I am unsure if that would make me blue screen once a day (or more).

I have reformatted Win 7 *many* times thinking it was the problem, and I'm at the point where I don't think it's a software issue.

I'm open to all ideas, comments and solutions <3

Thank you!

(I have read the building a comp guide that's stickied at the top, but I must have overlooked something)

EDIT: Just realized that I need to post my specs manually.
MoBo: ASUS M4A88T-M AM3 AMD 88... Read more

A:Eight months in, I'm still baffled

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W32/Rootkit.BAK
I have recieved this virus W32/Rootkit.bac, and its stopping any updates and other applications! I can't seem to find out how to remove it or where it is, my virus scan says it will be deleted after I reboot but it returns as soon as i try viewing anything on the web, i thought by uninstalling and then re-installing Internet Explorer would help but it hasn't, does anyone know what to do? I BEG FOR YOUR HELP!!

I have it for months now and i really need it sorting, i almost reformatted my PC.. but i dont have any external storage to back everything up!

Please helpp!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:08:55, on 17/07/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\advisor\Broadbandadvisor.exe
C:\Windows\system32\schtasks.exe
C:\Windows\system32\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
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A:W32/Rootkit.BAK - I've been ignored for FOUR MONTHS! Please help :(

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Attachment 209974Attachment 209974Attachment 209974Hi, I have had 4 different BSODs in the last two months:
1st BAD_POOL_HEADER - occurred hours after installation of Wireless card
2nd REFERENCE_BY_POINTER
3rd IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL - occurred hours after Windows update
4th NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM

OS Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 fully updated
CPU DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E8500, 3166 MHz (9.5 x 333)
Motherboard Asus P5K
Memory 8 GB
Graphics Card GeForce 8500 GT
have 3 HD, OS is on SAMSUNG SSD 830

edit: uninstalled TP-Link TL-WN951N wireless card

Attached BSOD Dump & System File Collection & System Health Report as requested.

thanks for your help!

A:4 different BSODs in two months

Problem Devices:
Code:
Unknown Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0000\5&BE1018E&0&1 43
First thing to do is determine which device the above is pointing to. Do you have your chipset drivers installed?


Security Software: ??? I recommend either of these two setups:Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Good and Free system security combination.
Download and install the security setup of your choice, update the software, and then run a full scan of your system for viruses and malware. If you only install MSE, I would also suggest installing and updating Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download, but do not start the free trial/full version of Malwarebytes. Run a full scan with Malwarebytes after updating it. Post back the results.


Which ASUS P5K motherboard do you have installed? Please fill in your system specs more accurately by using System Info - See Your System Specs as a guide. Fill the specs in on your profile, not in a post in this thread.

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DDS (Ver_2012-11-07.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16447 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.5.1
Run by Nathan at 21:39:59 on 2012-11-13
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uURLSearchHooks: {472734EA-242A-422b-ADF8-83D1E48CC825} - <orphaned>
uURLSearchHooks: Vuze Remote Toolbar: {ba14329e-9550-4989-b3f2-9732e92d17cc} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Vuze_Remote\prxtbVuze.dll
mURLSearchHooks: Vuze Remote Toolbar: {ba14329e-9550-4989-b3f2-9732e92d17cc} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Vuze_Remote\prxtbVuze.dll
uWindows: Load = C:\Users\Nathan\LOCALS~1\Temp\msdwqrf.com
mWinlogon: Userinit = userinit.exe,
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: AskBar BHO: {201f27d4-3704-41d6-89c1-aa35e39143ed} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AskBarDis\bar\bin\askBar.dll
BHO: Conduit Engine: {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D} - C:\Program Files (x86)\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngine.dll
BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Oracle\JavaFX 2.1 Runtime\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper: {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
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A:I've been trying to get rid of these annoying pop ups for months

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**WARNING**Unfortunately one or more of the infections I have identified are Backdoor Trojans, IRCBots or other Malware capable of stealing very important information. You need to stop using all Internet Banking sites, change passwords to all sites with sensitive information from a clean computer and phone your bank to inform them that you may be a victim of identify theft. More often than not, we advise users that a full reinstallation of their Operating System is the only way to ensure that their computer will ever be 100% clean again.

Unfortunately I have found what is known as the ZeroAccess rootkit on your system. It is an especially nasty infection that can take quite some time to clean as well as may have damaged your system files itself. As a warning, during the cleaning (if you choose to do so) you may lose internet access with this computer and in the end we may need to reinstall the operating system anyway depending on the extent of the infection.

If you would like to continue with the cleaning, please continue with the following instructions and I will be more than happy to help. ... Read more

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I have a simple 8 GB USB storage drive (dane-elec, looks just like this: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41tMIDsGrAL._AA260_.jpg) and have been using it for a long time now. Today I lent it to my friend so he could give me some little game he wanted to share. He put the file on the drive then gave it back to me, and the trouble started. When I put the drive in my computer it said "USB Drive Not Recognized."
I am unable to work around this no matter what I try. My computer is XP and my friend's is 7. I have tried it on both of these and two other XP computers, same error on all of them. All of these I know work using other USB devices, so it is this driver that's the problem. I have tried everything I can think of. The computer's troubleshooting was where I started. I have tried re-enabling it and have uninstalled the driver, though now it is not letting me reinstall, as it doesn't recognize it as what it is in the first place.
After all of this, it is still messed up. I am guessing whatever file my friend gave me got corrupted somehow, but I have never heard of a corrupted file causing this. I know this wasn't his fault, at least purposely. I have looked all over the net, wasting 2 hours trying to find a solution. I hope someone here has one.
 

A:USB not recognized after months of use

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