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Q: Help Please-desktop Font Size Driving Me Crazy

hi

i has just recently downloaded a game that required fullscreen. After i deleted the game, all my desktop settings were messed up. First, i couldnt see my start bar. Now I can after restarting, but the text size of everything was larger than usual. Even when you would open a window, the area where the close, minimize and maximize buttons (that bar) had large text. I went to my properties and changed my desktop theme. Now everything is extremely small. The area that says "file , edit, etc." is extremely small, however the interent font size is alright. Could anyone suggest any ideas on how to fix this problem?

thanks!

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A: Help Please-desktop Font Size Driving Me Crazy

Have you tried changing your screen resolution?
Right click your Desktop and select Properties.
Settings tab, and see what the settings are. Depending on your monitor, something like
800X600 or 1024×768 should be normal.
You could also try a system restore to before your game changed any settings.

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For some weird reason the fonts in vista 64 are blurry when in the middle of my screen. if i scroll up or down then the blurry text goes clear and the text above it goes blurry. i have tried.. turning on and off clertype.. i just bought a brand new lcd.. same problem..

PLEASE HELP
PAUL

A:Blurry Font driving me crazy!

Hi Paul,

Here are some things to check:

1. Check to make sure that your screen resolution is set to the native (recommended) resolution for the LCD monitor.

Screen Resolution


2. Try increasing the screen refresh rate. 75 hertz is usually a good setting.

Screen Refresh Rate


3. You should have ClearType on for a LCD monitor.

ClearType Font Settings


4. Check for a new video driver and install it, or reinstall your current one.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Im using window 7100 I would like to know is there a way to set windows size. Ok what I mean is that if I open my computer and make the screen small and then I open my c drive and open a folder and make the screen big so I can see all the folder why the heck does it change the default size of my original window in my computer. Every size change I do all the windows open that size. It?s driving me crazy

One more thing I don?t like the font used in windows 7 all my apps look funny with that font. How do I change it to look more like the XP font and where

Thanks Guys

A:Window Size Problem Driving me Crazy

Hello Joe, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can use this method below for Vista to change the default fonts in Windows 7 as well.

Fonts - Change Default - Vista Forums


Windows 7 has the Windows Explorer view and size to reopen however it was the last time it was closed for all windows.

Hope this helps some,
Shawn

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Hello Everyone,
One of my idiot strudents has tkaen it upon themselves to change the font and desktop size evverytime they are on the computer becuase he can't quite grasp that these are MY computers, not his. Anyway, the size of the icons and font are small, thus making it hard for my other students to read, so can someone tell me the best way to restore the icon size and font size. i would appreciate it.
andrew
 

A:Desktop-Restore font size

Right Click on Desktop/ Properties/ Click the settings tab and move the screen resolution slider to a smaller setting.

That should restore your desktop size to a readable setting!
Owen.
 

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I can change a lot of things using the appearances tabs, but I can't change the Desktop Font Size.

The "normal" way to do this that Win7 provides is to change the DPI from 100% to 125, 150 or custom. HOWEVER, doing that causes some programs to not work correctly. For instance Titan Quest, and I've heard in comments on gaming forums that other games sometimes have the same problem. Changing DPI in Win7 causes the cursors to not work properly in many full-screen games and apps. Changing DPI back to 100% requires a reboot, which is a pain.

SO... Is there any way, some registry tweak, perhaps, that will allow me to change the desktop font to a larger size?

Right now, I'm having to resort to switching back and forth from 800x600 screen resolution when I can't read some things. On a widescreen monitor, that's a shameful waste of monitor space. It seems there should be an easier way to do this.

A:How do I change Desktop Font Size without using DPI?

Have you tried this?

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Friends:

In Windows XP, how can I change the font size on my desktp icons, without losing the graphic part?

I havetried changing the resolution, but that seems to eliminate the graphic part of the icon.

Thanks,
Charles
 

A:Font Size & Icon On Desktop

Right click on a clear area of the desktop and select properties.
Click the appearance tab. At the bottom there is a pull down menu for font size, choose your option and ok back out

 

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Hi,

I wonder if anyone can help with this problem. A short history:

In July I acquired the TDSS trojan from some site link. I removed it using MBAM, Windows Malicious Software Removal and Zonealarm Extreme Security.

My system is now clean as far as I know.

I then enabled automatic updates from Microsoft and downloaded and installed everything including SP3.

Thereafter when I start up Windows, my icon fonts look fine - default setting for Windows Standard, but the task bar fonts are sometimes too large. When this happens, if I then click on a programme icon those fonts also grow very large - to probably 14 points, then the rest of the desktop, menus, titles, etc. all follow suit.

If I restart Windows this problem usually goes away until the next or second-next time that I start up - ocassionally, like today, it doesn't.

I have followed advice to change font settings and sizes, even the font type, then after restarting have reset to the default and everything is OK for a few starts, then the problem recurs.

I've searched the web for advice but can't find any relevant to my search terms, other than strong advice to remove SP3, which I did, then installed all the security updates - except a few which will not install (inf files missing).

I had other reasons to uninstall SP3, relating to monitor colour not being reliable and associated problems.

I have no real desire to reinstall everything as that is a real pain and would appreciate any advice if available.
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I have connected my laptop to a 40" LCD TV using HDMI cable and everything works fine. Since the desktop icons/fonts on the TV shows default (small) size from the laptop, in order for me to see it from the distance I have to change the desktop icons/fonts to a larger size.

Here is my question; Is there a way to set up a different desktop icon/fonts size to match the TV and the laptop? (perhaps different profile settings???) Meaning, when I disconnect the HDMI cable from the TV, I want the size of the icons/fonts go back to default/small size icons and vice versa .

Hope this question makes sense.
Thanks in advance!

A:Desktop icon/font size on the laptop and the TV

  
Quote: Originally Posted by freesunshine


I have connected my laptop to a 40" LCD TV using HDMI cable and everything works fine. Since the desktop icons/fonts on the TV shows default (small) size from the laptop, in order for me to see it from the distance I have to change the desktop icons/fonts to a larger size.

Here is my question; Is there a way to set up a different desktop icon/fonts size to match the TV and the laptop? (perhaps different profile settings???) Meaning, when I disconnect the HDMI cable from the TV, I want the size of the icons/fonts go back to default/small size icons and vice versa .

Hope this question makes sense.
Thanks in advance!


I can't think of anything that exist within windows. It wasn't necessarily designed to be used on 40" LCD from 10' away in the way you are using it. That's why Windows Media Center's fonts are so much bigger.

Per this Topic here on 7F: dual monitor text is different sizes between screens you're out of luck.

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Good day.

I wish to know if there is a way to change the font size/style (bold, etc.) of the icon labels ONLY on the desktop screen.

I've tried the Control Panel method (Appearance & Personalization -> Display) that allows me to change the fonts for 'ICONS'. However, this option also changes the appearance of fonts in the directories/filenames, which is not what I want.

E.g. Labels on the desktop with size 12 and bold. Fonts in folders: size 9 and UNbolded (default style).

Anyone have a solution for this?

A:Changing Font Size of Desktop Icon Label

Hi vyrians,

I found THIS thread that offers a couple of possible solutions.

b1rd

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Any idea how to do this? I am just finding old instructions for previous versions of Windows, no longer working.

A:How to increase font size on desktop icons - shortcuts

Control Panel ->Display:

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How do I change the font size of my desktop icons in Windows 10 ?

In old versions of Windows you could do that thru Control Panel\Display\Appearance

But i don't see that in Windows 10

Anyone know how to do it ?

Thank You.

A:How Do I Change the Font Size Of My Desktop Icons In Windows 10 ?

Right click on an empty space on the Windows 10 desktop, right Mouse-Button. And select "View"!

And now you can change the Windows-10 Desktop icon size:

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Hi there, 
I have recently updated my Mac to the newer Microsoft 2016 and every time I hit the tab button to indent the format of the font, font size, and color change instead of indenting my paper. 
Please help this is a very annoying issue.

Max

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Hi all, I just installed WIn8.1 Prox64 and I'm facing the following issue. I want to be able to adjust the desktop icons' spacing (vertical and horizontal), desktop icons font size, etc. In Windows 7 this was achieved by going to Personalization/Wndow Color/Advanced Appearance Settings and then you'd have a drop down menu with many items to be able to adjust. In Windows 8.1 it seems that this list is much more limited or impossible. Am I missing something or otherwise is there a 3rd party tweaker for this? Thanks

A:How to adjust desktop icon labels font size, spacing, etc?

Not sure on font size, but here's a tutorial on Desktop Icons - Change Horizontal and Vertical Spacing in Windows 8

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Every time I begin a new message, the same font and size come on, unbidden. I do see how to reset them every time, but how can I can I reset them so that my own choices appear automatically?

A:In Windows Live Mail, how do I reset the default font and font size?

Go to tools>options>compose tab.

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Hi, I've the IdeaCentre AIO 700 24-ish and as I have seen and read all over the net, there are issues with tiny fonts, etc on some programs, apps, etc. I have seen many issues relating to that and have the problem myself. I have Gimp, Inkspace and a couple other open design programs ( no need to bash them ) on it now to test out - and the fonts and icons are so tiny I cannot see what I am doing. Same with Avira and a couple other programs and apps. Can read it if I use a magnifying glass.  I have done all the right adjustments, etc and it never changes. I know the desktop is not designed for a designer/artist, per say, but I am and have this one.
I've both read and been told it's an issue with the software and app creators/developers not being on the same page and unless and until they are, the tiny fonts and icons on some things just have to remain. The icons on Gimp for my tools of about 20, could all fit on a square the size of a sugar cube. My question is, is that, in fact, an issue with no resolve ...or not? I am about to begin a home design business and would like to perhaps get Adobe Illustrator, but to spend the money and have tiny fonts and icons would be a crapfest for me. I bought the desktop a year ago having been told it was superior for design programs from Best Buy and investigations showed nothing otherwise and just actually relocated and am using it finally....and I find myself in Micro Icon Park in the middle of Tinyfontville.
What can I ... Read more

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Relatively ignorant on this problem. I have a gigabyte GA 7zx motherboard with an 800 duron chip. Have a PNY nvidia graphics card and have recently put in a Diamond DT-688 sound card. As in the post below I can't get recording to work with the mic. I tried reinstalling the drivers again and now I am getting a message which reads, "There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive\Device\Harddisk2\DR5"

I haven't a clue what this means since I don't know how to put a disk in a harddisk. Any ideas?
 

A:Crazy message is driving me crazy

Well its probably reffering to some kind of storage device you are using, if you have any beside One EIDE harddisk...

What's the Operating system you're working with? Do you have 2hardrives or a zip drive or something? A SCZI drive perhaps? Are you trying, albeit inadvertantly, to record on your CDRW drive?
 

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I have a Compaq Presario 2570US laptop. Of late, whenever I type something, whether in MS Word, Search Engine Search Bar or even in this message etc, my computer DELETES (backspaces) what I type on its own. Sometimes it deletes a letter, a couple words or every darn thing I type.

Also when I am in Explorer, it would "back" to a previous page until it gets to the first page I was on.

When there are no windows open, the computer continuosly "beeps" like it is trying to backspace something.

I thought it was a virus, but newly installed Norton found nothing. I also thought it was a hijacker, but Xoft Spy found nothing.

I "restored" my system with the Restore System Discs and everything was normal/quiet for about a week and a half, or so, and then the problem started again.

Really frustratung, cause I cannot type what I want and I cant seem to find the problem

HELP!!!! PLEASE!!!!

A:Help!!!! My laptop is going crazy (and driving me crazy too)

Hello Ralanders and welcome to TSF...

Couple of items you need in order to begin our process:

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Please download HijackThis http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/HijackThis.exe - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/KRC%...20Analyzer.zip and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in 'y' if you agree. The 'result.txt' file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. You don't need to post the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

If you have a fast internet connection (broadband), run an online virus scan at TrendMicro http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/ente...all_launch.php. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan.... Read more

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Hi, I've the IdeaCentre AIO 700 24-ish and as I have seen and read all over the net, there are issues with tiny fonts, etc on some programs, apps, etc. I have seen many issues relating to that and have the problem myself. I have Gimp, Inkspace and a couple other open design programs ( no need to bash them ) on it now to test out - and the fonts and icons are so tiny I cannot see what I am doing. Same with Avira and a couple other programs and apps. Can read it if I use a magnifying glass.  I have done all the right adjustments, etc and it never changes. I know the desktop is not designed for a designer/artist, per say, but I am and have this one.I've both read and been told it's an issue with the software and app creators/developers not being on the same page and unless and until they are, the tiny fonts and icons on some things just have to remain. The icons on Gimp for my tools of about 20, could all fit on a square the size of a sugar cube. My question is, is that, in fact, an issue with no resolve ...or not? I am about to begin a home design business and would like to perhaps get Adobe Illustrator, but to spend the money and have tiny fonts and icons would be a crapfest for me. I bought the desktop a year ago having been told it was superior for design programs from Best Buy and investigations showed nothing otherwise and just actually relocated and am using it finally....and I find myself in Micro Icon Park in the middle of Tinyfontville.What can I do... Read more

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Does anyone know how to change the font size permanently?
 

A:Changing default font and font size on hotmail

You may use your personal e-mail signature to choose default font in windows live hotmail...

In the options menu, select "more options" and then "personal e-mail signature". Choose the desired font style, size and color and type the phrase "text here". Save changes.

Now all you have to do, when writing a new message or a reply is highlight the phrase "text here" and start typing. It's that simple!
 

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Greetings,

Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.




Thanks.

A:How to set font, font size and text color

  
Quote: Originally Posted by C32C3


Greetings,

Would someone please tell me how to permanently set the font, size of font and font color in MS 2010 Outlook so that I don't have to set it everytime I type an email.




Thanks.


I don't use Outlook anymore, so I can't give you step by step instructions..

Have a look at this tutorial :
Change Default Email Font Settings & Theme In Outlook 2010


***Adding : The website opens slowly, please give it a few extra seconds.

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I have finally decided to put my screen settings to 1024-768 or what ever that one is lol .. but my only problem now is the font size.. for example up top of this page where it says file,edit, view etc..is really small and same as the name thats down on my bar at the bottom of my screen where my open windows are they are really small and I want to make them bigger how do I do that? also .. my quick launch icons are super small can I make them bigger? I made the ones on my desktop bigger but can't figure out how to make the quick launch ones bigger.. can anyone help me please.. Ty.

SweetC
 

A:font size and quick launch icon size

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Windows 10.

I am having much fun grappling with my displays. I say grapple because I CANNOT see the text!

I have a laptop, with a display that has up to 2048x resolution and an external monitor that does 1920x. I have tried to keep both set the same resolution so the mouse will easily go back and fort.

If I bump one setting, others seem to change. Like after an update too!

I need a script, to set, then set again, and again, the
display settings,
the custom scaling level, and
the "change only text size".

Keeping the monitor placement geometry the same would be great for me too.

Oh for a cross reference on Outlook 2013 to the system setting. I keep manipulating the view settings there too.

Probably to get started I could use a "settings display" script.

Help, please
d
 

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Hello

I'm not sure what has happened but I went to create a system restore point earlier today only to find that the box where you type the description has shrunk down to an unreadable size as you can see below

Other programs don't seem to be affected, ie when naming/renaming files or installing programs into custom locations font size is normal. I don't know if it is only system restore that has this problem but it's the only program i've come across that is suffering.

Any ideas what has gone wrong or more importantly how to resize the type box so I can at least see what i'm typing?

Running win XP pro/SP3

Any help gratefully received

dimfja
 

A:Font size has shrunk to unreadable size

rIGHT CLICK ON A OPEN SPACE ON YOUR WIndows screen> click properties> apperance> font size
 

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Well, here's the deal. Over the past week, we've run all the good free programs (AdAware SE, Spybot, and I even tried Microsoft's Anti-Spyware.) All of the programs detected and cleaned various things, including:eXact.BargainBuddy, SurfSide Kick, osoa.exe, Adware.ZioCom.B, eXact.Downloader, CashBack, Bullseye Network, Media Tickets, CDT Software, 1800Solutions, E2Give, Midaddle, Searchmiracle.EliteBar, and MANY others.Eventually, after running all the programs, they all come up clean, but the pop ups and ads come back. There's something missing, but we're not sure what. (It's not my computer, as it's someone else in the office, so I'm not sure what's going on down there.) Here's my log.-----------------------------------Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:17:35 AM, on 8/1/2005Platform: 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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\PROGRA~1\TUN\COMMON\ESLCBCST.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Symante... Read more

A:Help! It's driving me crazy!

Welcome KingArt000 to Bleeping Computer.You are running HijackThis from the Desktop.Create a new folder for it and move the program into the new folder.You may want to print or save these instructions locally before starting.Please download, install, and update the free version of Ewido trojan scanner:When installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".Run Ewido --- When you run it for the first time, you will get a warning "Database could not be found!". Click OK. We will fix this in a moment.From the main ewido screen, click on update in the left menu, then click the Start update button.After the update finishes (the status bar at the bottom will display "Update successful")Exit Ewido. DO NOT scan yet.***Next, please reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following:1) Restart your computer2) After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.3) Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear4) Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode.For additional help in booting into Safe Mode, see the following site:http://www.pchell.com/support/safemode.shtml***Then run HijackThis, click Scan, and place a checkmark by the following item:F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=C:\Windows\System32\userinit.exeO2 - BHO: LANBridge Class - {71D1708F-973D-4600-AF01-AD86688403AE} - C:\WI... Read more

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I keep getting partypoker, winfixer and other random pop-ups which are driving me crazy. This happens even when I do not have IE running. Stupidly, I'd left my laptop on the other night with the volume up as I'd been watching a movie. At approximately 3am, I was awakened by someone shouting. After recovering from my heart attack, I realised that the shouting was coming from the computer. I need to get this crap off of my computer.

I use Zone Alarms firewall, Symantec AntiVirus along with Spybot, Spy Sweeper and Microsoft AntiSpyware and they all find nothing. I've read 1000 forums, tried using Virtumundobegone (which found nothing apart from the odd statcounter cookie) and have tried to analyse my own Hijackthis log but cannot see anything that is mentioned on the web (arggh - I just got another partypoker popup as i type this).

My log is as follows:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 18:12:12, on 03/01/2006
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\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
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A:HELP!!!! Pop ups are driving me crazy

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted.

Please read this post completely before begining the fix. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Please ensure that there aren't any any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.


* * * * * * ADDITIONAL DOWNLOADS * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Download & install CleanUp.exe (not recommended for WinXP64)

Download and install Ewido Security SuiteWhen installing, under "Additional Options",uncheck - Install background guard

Have Ewido update itself & then exit the program.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido

'UNPLUG'/DISCONNECT your computer from the Internet when you have finished downlaoding.
It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order.


* * * * * * FIXING ENTRIES WITH HIJACKTHIS * * * * * * * * * *


Do a HijackThis scan & place a check next to these items and select "Fix checked":

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dell.co.uk/myway
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://mysearch.myway.com/jsp/dellsidebar.jsp?p=DK
R1 - HKLM... Read more

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Several months ago when I shut the computer down the light indicating hard drive activity would go out but the power light would stay on. I turned the power off using the switch on the power supply. When I attempted to restart the computer it would not boot up. I decided to do a clean install using the OEM disk that I purchased when I built the computer several years ago. I went through the steps of doing a clean install and the installation would get to the "completing installation" step and after a couple of minutes the screen would go black. I tried to use the Windows disk to do a start up repair several times. The process would show that Windows 7 was installed and all of the repair sets were successfully. I tried new hard drives and downloaded an ISO file from Microsoft. I read someplace that the ASUS A8N SLI Deluxe, which was the motherboard I was using, would not run windows 7. I had used this motherboard for about 8 years running window 7 but I decided to replace everything except the video card and solve my problem. Now with a new motherboard, new CPU, new memory and a new power supply, I am still having the same problem. The installation is normal until it attempts the last restart and it dies. I have decided it is me that is causing the problem but I do not know what I am doing wrong and must be repeating my error each time I try to do a clean install.
Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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Ok, so i built this computer about 9-10 months ago. i have had this problem from the very first boot up and i have yet to figure out what it is.

I realized it for the first time when i started playing WoW. Every few minutes, my computer freezes up and the sound starts stuttering. This will go on for 4-5 seconds then normal play will resume. This gets very annoying, especially in PvP.

I get the same problem with all the high-end games i play: Half-life 2, UT 2k4, etc. I can play the original half-life and other older games with no problems at all.

Also, when i try to rip music CDs to my harddrive, using either windows media or iTunes, my sound starts stuttering like it does in-game and i get the infamous blue screen of death.

The BSoD gives me this error:

STOP: 0x0000009c (0x00000004, 0x80545FF0, 0xB2000000, 0x00070F0F)

im not quite sure what that means...

My specs:
AMD Athelon 3400+
GeForce 6800
1 GB of Geil ultra RAM

Please someone help!! This problem is driving me crazy!

Thanks.
 

A:This is driving me crazy!

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i have deleted a lot of spyware but it keeps coming back please help
heres my log file

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 4:42:57 PM, on 12/14/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLDial.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\AOLSPY~1\AOLSP Scheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\poyler.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Kazaa\kazaa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Warez P2P Client\warez.exe
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0a\waol.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
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A:pop ups driving me crazy

hi


first download and run winsock xp ,click here

and i am not sure if you made some pre cleaning ,if not :
do this :

do you have these 2 free programs ?

adaware se version 1.5
http://www.download.com/3000-2144-1...page&tag=button

update ,scan and fix anything found .



spybot search and destroy
http://www.download.com/3000-2144-1...tml?tag=lst-0-1

update ,scan and fix anything found ,hit the immunize button at the end .


Go here and do an online virus scan.

Be sure and put a check in the box by "Auto Clean" before you do the scan. If it finds anything that it cannot clean have it delete it or make a note of the exact file name and file location so you can delete it yourself.

Go here and do another online virus scan.

reboot

and post a new HJT log .

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I down loaded, installed and ran Hijackthis as per other treads i reviewed can you help me please?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 1:48:13 AM, on 11/22/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\TightVNC\WinVNC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\VetMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\Program Files\Visual Networks\Visual IP InSight\SBC\IPClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Visual Networks\Visual IP InSight\SBC\IPMon32.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVTray.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust EZ Armor\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVRID.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\h32istub.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AIM\aim.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\iexfd.exe
C:\Program Files\UltraMon\UltraMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\winupdt.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files\UltraMon\UltraMonTaskbar.exe
C:\Program Files\InterMute\SpySubtract\SpySub.exe
C:\Program Files\AnalogX\Proxy\proxy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
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Hello, Please help me get rid of lop.com. I'm also getting lots of popups.
This is my log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 9:34:07 AM, on 11/7/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\SpyBlocs\SpyBlocs.exe
C:\Program Files\BellSouth Internet Tools\blsloader.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Sheila\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\9OCF9LO9\HijackThis19802[1].exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ycomp/defaults/su/*http://www.yahoo.com
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = c:\windows\SYSTEM\blank.htm
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by BellSouth
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = 192.168.1.2:4480
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A:lop.com is driving me crazy!!!

Click here to download the LOP uninstaller. Close all browser windows and run the uninstaller.

When it is finished restart your computer.
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:00:36 AM, on 5/22/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)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\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Executive Software\DiskeeperLite\DKService.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Nick\Desktop\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.espn.com/R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fw... Read more

A:Pop-ups Are Driving Me Crazy!

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum Fyre Click on Start/Run,type CMD then press Ok.At the Command Prompt copy and paste the following commands pressing Enter after each one.SC STOP cmdServiceSC DELETE cmdServiceThen type EXIT then press Enter.Restart your pc.************************It appears you've no virus protection installed.Download\install one of the following freeware options from the choice below.Once installed update its definitions and then run a full system virus scan.AVG7 Free Edition Antivirus:http://free.grisoft.com/softw/70free/setup...ree_446a965.exeAvast! 4 Home Edition: http://files.avast.com/iavs4pro/setupeng.exeActive Virus Shield There's a nice setup tutorial Here:http://www.activevirusshield.com/antivirus/freeav/*************************Download\install 'SuperAntiSpyware Home Edition Free Version' from here:http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfi...ANTISPYWAREFREELaunch SuperAntiSpyware and click on 'Check for updates'.Once the updates have been installed,on the main screen click on 'Scan your computer'.Check: 'Perform Complete Scan'.Click 'Next' to start the scan.Superantispyware will now scan your computer,when it's finished it will list all/any infections found.Make sure everything found has a checkmark next to it,then press 'Next'.Click on 'Finish' when you've done.It's possible that the program will ask you to reboot in order to delete some files.Obtain the SuperAntiSpyware log as follows:Click on 'Pr... Read more

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I'm a new poster and I am having a very annoying problem. After about five minutes of surfing the net, my system will no longer allow me to access any websites. I get the "cannot find server or DNS error". If I shut down my computer and restart, it will work again for a few minutes, then the same thing happens.Here is my HijackThis log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:31:49 PM, on 7/29/2005Platform: 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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exeC:\Program Files\Omniquad MyPrivacy\MyPrivacy\MyPrivacyNT.exeC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exec:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exeC:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\... Read more

A:Please help! This is driving me crazy

Hello cyclonesdmr and welcome to the BC malware forum. After reviewing your log I see a few items that require our attention. Please print these directions and then proceed with the following steps in order.Step #1Download CCleaner and install it but do not run it yet.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. If it is run from inside a compressed file then the backups are not created at all.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 (do not run HijackThis directly out of the sfx or compressed file).Step #2Start in Safe Mode Using the F8 method:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the boot menu appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item.Press the Enter key.Step #3Start HijackThis and click the Scan button to perform a scan. Look for the following items and click in the checkbox in front of each item to select it:O2 - BHO: SDWin32 Class - {14F780A5-0519-4D60-AAF2-CD50AAC84935} - (no file)O2 - BHO: (no name) - {4A25D449-2BAA-4426-A992-D18CA70CF5A9} - (no file)O2 - BHO... Read more

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Hi guys & Gals! I am a newbie and drop in to see if any body else has asked the same question I'm about to ask & I'm sure they have, but I can't find it and I'm sure there is an easy answer but HOW do I get rid of the >>> in an email to send it on? Personally I HATE it when I get it on emails myself! Much thanks if someone can help me.
Diva
 

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My computer is running slow. I've ran adaware and my virus. this is the HJT log I get.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 9:16:58 AM, on 5/24/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\NISUM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ccPxySvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\sistray.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\khooker.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\program files\Support.com\bin\tgcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Demetria\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://hometab.bellsouth.net/
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\A... Read more

A:THis is driving me Crazy! Hjt Log....Please see if you can help

I see no problems in the Scanlog at all. If you check the Process tab in the Task Manager, is anything consuming very high cpu resources? Ignore "system idle process" which should be very high.

Processors will normally slow down if overheated, so that might be something to look into.
 

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My computer is infected with a trojan horse and pop-ups are popping up all the time. I need help fixing the problem and stop my computer from crashing. Please helpEdit: Moved topic to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Pop-ups Are Driving Me Crazy!

Use the two programs below and let us know what they find.Install Super Antispyware free. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds. http://www.superantispyware.com/Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.htmlHow to Start Windows in Safe Mode:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/

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Since yesterday I have had pop-ups on my computer when I am not using it. I haven't added anything differently, but I have noticed that my 2004 Norton Internet Security isn't working like it should. It has for some reason disabled my ability to do any kind of ftp unless I disable my internet security which isn't what I want to do. Here is my hijackthis.log file please help me

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 12:55:39 PM, on 5/27/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpobnz08.exe
C:\Program Files\Nikon\NkView6\NkvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hposol08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnf.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WScript.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
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A:Pop-up driving me crazy

Close all windows, restart Hijack this and put a check mark against tthe following:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://www.searchwww.com/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.dbffl99.com/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://www.searchwww.com/bar.html
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Search.vbs
O8 - Extra context menu item: Shorten URL - http://www.cjb.net/menuext.html
O16 - DPF: {086A694F-91FB-4068-B44C-124FB69BF05D} - http://www.searchwww.com/search.cab

Click Fix Checked

Restart your computer

Go to C:\WINDOWS and delete UpdReg.EXE

Post a fresh Hijack this log
 

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I'm not sure what the malware is called or how I got it but I can't seem to shake it. About once a day I will get about 15 explorer windows popping open, separated by about 15 seconds each. They come to the forefront so I have to stop whatever I'm working on in order to deal with each one individually. Any help on how to get rid of them would be GREATLY appreciated... this has been going on for months.

Thanks!

DDS (Version 1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Bryan Keller at 17:23:03.73 on Sun 11/23/2008
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1389 [GMT -6:00]

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Internet Security Suite\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\iaantmon.exe
"C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\svchost.exe"
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
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A:Pop-ups are driving me crazy!

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

Please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

Please copy this page to Notepad and Save it to your Desktop in order to assist you when carrying out the following instructions.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding.
Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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Please uninstall the following via the Add or Remove Programs section of your Control Panel if they still exist:

LiveUpdate 2.5 (Symantec Corporation)

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Hello everyone, i'm new to this site and to fixing computer problems. i'm trying to install windows media player 11 but every time i'm in the middle of the installation process a pop-up comes and says something like 'framedyn.dll was not found. installation could not be complete.' but i have downloaded and installed framedyn.dll after that pop-up but it still keeps happening, like my computer is not reading it or something. i want to uninstall windows media player 11 and try installing it again but im worried it will mess something up in my computer since the computer needs it, so what should i do? please help me its really frustrating me.
monty05

A:This Is Driving Me Crazy!

If you uninstall MP11 it will just revert to the previous edition you had.

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Hello all
My computer is starting to drive me crazy, here are some of the symptoms to start with when I go to start the computer it will not boot up you can see the power button light up and the hard drive light come on but the monitor won’t turn on , now if I do get it to start all is well with no problems monitor works fine computer works fine now here are some other things it has done when I go to start it sometimes it will flash on and off the power switch and the hard drive light

The computer is a hp a305w
3.2ghzs
512 meg ram
two hard rives
 

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A few days ago I was eating lunch went to the kitchen and my pc had rebooted not by me. Ever since the thing has run very slow, and seems like loads of things are running.

When it started up, my symantec had the msg pop up saying "Live Update Warning! There is not enough disk space to install all available updates. Click 'Yes' for help on freeing up disk space." There was 72G free just before the pc rebooted, with about 35G in the recycle bin. Now only 1 file in the recycle bin and I've gotten several different sized free when I go to my computer to see properties of c drive. I've gotten 72G, 44g, 0 space and a few others.

I ran Malwarebytes, Ad-aware, and Avast in safe mode, all of which said it found something, and I needed to reboot to let it work at start up, but none actually came back on when windows started.

Stored videos/music run VERY slow, if I type something in the google chrome search bar and hit enter, most of the time nothing happens. The strangest thing seems to be that the longer it runs the slower it gets... Usually Ican figure this stuff out but this one is driving me crazy! Thanks in advance!!!

John

BTW I'm running Vista 64 personal, and have a 300G hd with 4G ram.

Here Hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:28:56 AM, on 5/13/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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A:Not sure what this is, but is driving me crazy.

So I ran Malware Bytes just to see what the log said, and It deleted 18 pieces of pup.whitesmoke... Now what?
 

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Hi there I am currently getting pop-ups on my desktop. I get a little yellow triangle in my system tray constantly telling me something is wrong. I also get three other pop ups telling me a I have a certain infection then says "click here" in all of the pop ups if I click they direct me to a website that is advertising a spyware program. PC-antispyware and PC-Cleaner. I have a kaspersky virus scan log and a hijack this log. They are as follows

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 12:14:55 a.m., on 29/03/2008
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\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_Service.exe
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_WatchDog.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\SecuRemote\bin\SR_GUI.Exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\SharedComponents\CA_LIC\lic98rmt.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoNmSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRpc.exe
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A:pop ups are driving me crazy

My kaspersky report is too long just to put in here so i attached the txt file
 

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I'm having a problem loading the motherboard software - using the express installer. Its an Intel board that claims to have USB 2.0 type ports, however after I had the OS installed etc. I pluged in my iPod only to get an error saying I had a fast device plugged into a slow port.
I then remembered I had forgotten to install the MB software, aso I tried to install using the Express installer CD that came with the board. This got about 50% through and then put the system into shutdown, upon re-start you get to the windows start up screen and then nothing, you never reach the login screen.
So I decided to start at the beginning again and re-loaded the OS. So I was back getting the same USB error. Then I tried installing the MB software manually (as recommended on the Intel site) but again I have the same issue. So to get anywhere I need to install the OS again.
What am I doing wrong?
Do I need to get the MB software loaded first? and if so how do I wipe the HD in order to do that.
Or
With the OS installed how do I install the MB stuff and get the USB ports functioning properly?
 

A:its driving me crazy!!!

The reason why you are getting the message is because your motherboard might not support USB 2.0 speed.

Read this forum http://forums.techguy.org/t340223.html and you should be able to find out whether your motherboard can support USB 2.0.
 

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Where do I begin...

Well first, I had my homepage continually being changed to "about:blank" but i think i fixed that.

Next, every once ina while when I will just type in a website (hotmail, google, etc) it will redirect me to adult pages and popups one after another.

Besides that, a constant problem is that when I click on a link in IE, the program freezes for at least 10 seconds, with the hourglass mouse, and the little IE flag thing up in the right corner doesn't do that motion thing it does when loading a page, until after the program freezes for a bit.

FYI: I have done repeated virus scans, and scans using SpyBot search and destroy, Xoft Spy, NoAdware, and have used CWShredder (whihch I believe got rid of the about:blank homepage).

PLEASE HELP ME this is driving me crazy!!!

Thanks for reading this
 

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Evening friends

So - i have a dvd burner, managed somehow! to burn a few half baked home videos using Ulead and Pinnicle software...but im at a complete loss regarding how much you can fill on one of these disks, be it dvd-r or + etc.... and whats the best disk to mess about with ie, to rewrite things over and over while i get to grips with editing my camcorder footage and checking the playback quality....Does it take a while to erase disks...why cant they be like videotapes and simply go over old footage? or can they? please help?

While im hear, not asking too much i know, but its fustrating..i have the gear but just cant seem to get the results.

I simply want to put all my vhs stuff onto disks...i want to re-edit my stuff and put on titles..ok so i have the software to do this...back to pinnicle and ulead 9.0...but like everything computer wise...sort one problem out up comes another.

Please tell me, best method ( in english ) if i want say a 2hour disk of home footage..putting on a couple of my newly edited movies and outtake clips...what disk is the best for quality. And can it be done easliy what problems will i be facing...already it comes up with, 'this disk is not empty...etc' drives me mad.

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Us a RW disc for testing, they can be written too many times.. Only takes a short time to erase.

Time wise the amount of footage you can put on disc depends on the bitrate. You could if you wanted get up to 7+ hours on a single 4.7 GB DVD using a very low bitrate.

Low bitrate makes a lower quality video though. There's a calculator here to help you determine bitrate: http://www.videohelp.com/calc.htm

For VHS 6000 is more than sufficient to maintain quality, that will give you about 1 1/2 hours of video on a single DVD. You can lower it, get yourself that RW and find out what's acceptable to you.
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:01:46 PM, on 3/26/2007Platform: 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\Ati2evxx.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\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\hphmon06.exeC:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXEC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\ATI... Read more

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Hello nerds*rule, I am SifuMike and I will be helping you. Sorry for the delay, as we have been very busy lately. I am not seeing much in your log, so we will have to dig deeper. Please tell me what popups you are getting. What product do they want you to buy, and what site are they pointing you to?Are they messenger popups?******************Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update. Updating Java: Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6. Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6". Click the "Download" button to the right. Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement". The page will refresh. Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation, Multi-language jre-6-windows-i586.exe and save to your desktop. Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser. Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java. Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name. Click the Remove or Change/Remove button. Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions. Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed. Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6-windows-i586.exe to install the newest version.****************** Disable your ... Read more

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Hi, Since I replaced the nic card on my computer, I cannot longer play certain games on Pogo.com. I have never had this problem before and its driving me crazy.

I can play games like Word Whomp, and Bookworm, but if I want to play Chess or Dominoes, the computer freezes solid and I have to re-boot. It lets me open the windows and choose a table, but when I click on "Okay" that's when it freezes. I have disabled the Pop-up stopper, but it does the same. I have tried playing from Firefox, but there's no change. What went wrong?

Pogo is the only site that I know of where they let you set up a private room, and since I play games against my young grandson, I like that feature a lot.

Has anyone in here experience anything like this, and how was it fixed?

Thank you in advance,

Annie
 

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