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"Security Boot Fail"

Q: "Security Boot Fail"

Hello Please help me. I have Acer Aspire SW10e-013. Before my unit doesn't show other capacity of the Hard drive, what I did is to use AOMEI PArtition to partition properly my hard drive, when the computer is partitioning it shows "Collecting Error' and when it restart it does not boot anymore and what Solution I did?Solution 1. Boot and Press "Alt+F10" (No good result)Solution 2. Create Bootable USB, press F2 for BIOS setting (No good Result)Solution 3. Download Windows 10 Enterprise, Rufus and Create Windows To Go ( Done)Solution 4. Insert Windows To Go (USB) and boot press F12, result it shows two option1. Windows To Go2. USB Bootable (select ot tap 2) Result..... "SECURITY BOOT FAIL"This is my problem SECURITY BOOT FAIL even I try many bootable ISO windows 10please help me

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Preferred Solution: "Security Boot Fail"

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.)


Friend of mine gave me her Acer Aspire 5742z-4813 because it fails to boot and eventually asks to repair, which it doesn't. Can't enter safe-mode, either.

Only thing she's said is that her daughter installed Norton 360 a few days before it crashed.

Things I've tried:

At command prompt, ran the following with no effect: bootrec.exe /FixMbr, bootrec.exe /FixBoot, bootrec.exe /RebuildBcd, chkdsk /f E:, and finally chkskd /f /r /x.

I also entered BIOS and changed HDD mode to IDE from ACHI. No joy.

Thanks in advance, guys.

A:[SOLVED] Win7 Fail to Boot, Fail to Repair

Test the HDD, download the ISO image for Seatools in my signature, burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature, boot off of the newly created CD and run the Short and Long tests on the drive. If either test fails, the HDD needs to be replaced.

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Twitter's new initiative at strengthening its platform's security went awfully wrong on Tuesday, when the account of a renowned security researcher was suspended for posting an alleged malicious link two months ago. As it turns out, the offending message was actually a warning regarding a MySpace phishing site.

Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at Finnish antivirus vendor F-Secure, was taken totally by surprise by a message reading, "This account is currently suspended and is being investigated due to strange activity," when he tried to log into Twitter on Tuesday. As he was later to discover, not only had his account been suspended, but all of his tweets and followers had been also removed.

Link -
Twitter Security Fail: Security Researcher Banned - For posting warning about phishing site - Softpedia

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I have two Windows 7 64 bit systems that worked perfectly until approx two weeks ago. They started becoming unresponsive to various websites, such as b1015.com (unable to listen live). Both computers then started having problems opening sites through google searches.
Following this, most updates on both computers fail. Downloads from the internet fail. Updating flash on one - failed. downloading .net framework update - failed.
One computer has MSE - updated and ran scan - no threats found
One computer has AVast - updated and ran scan - no threats found
Tried to download malwarebytes on the computer with avast - failed
went to XP station - downloaded to thumb drive and installed from thumb drive and ran  - no threats found
from cmd prompt -  ran sfc /scannow on both computers  -  no problems found
Can anyone give me any ideas of where to go from here to get both of these computers working properly again

A:Updates Fail/Downloads Fail/Flash Sites Fail x2 computers

The first place to start is are you getting any error messages when the updates fail? What do the messages state -- for example, do you get any error codes? Please post that information here.

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I have went into the bios settings and have changed it to legacy support legacy first , but it doesnt work, it actually makes it worse. I'm not sure what to do. Computer was bought 2 months ago.

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Hi there,

I've recently built a new rig and I've had continuous problems trying to boot. I have two HDDs and one SDD. It seems when the two HDDs are plugged in, i can sometimes boot ok, and most times i get:

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.

Status: 0xc000000e

Boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible


Please select a boot device, or something to the affect.

I've updated to the latest bios on my new mobo ( Gigabyte z97x SOC Force ) and ive done a fresh install of windows several times on the SDD. I also ran crystal disk to check health on the SDD and it came back healthy.

It seems mostly my boot problems are linked to plugging in the two other HDDs, though I've no idea why this would be, and how to fix it? Is it a motherboard problem or a HDD problem?

Any help greatly appreciated.

A:Windows boot fail: Boot selection failed because a required device is


Please post a screenshot of "Disk Management" as per this guide - Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

( Make sure all disks are plugged ).

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Hi i want to duel boot windows 7 and windows 8.1...i have a 240gb ssd with windows 7 already installed on it....i also have a 2tb storage hardrive and i use this for storage..btw this hardrive did have my windows 7 on it untill i bought the ssd then i ported windows 7 on to the ssd using Paragon Migrate OS to SSD...then i formatted the 2tb drive and have it as a storage drive now.

Ok so my problem is when i split my 2tb storage drive into 2 partitions using AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard Edition ("i intend to use the one partition of about 750gb for windows 8.1") ..however my computer will not boot anymore? i get a Status Oxc0000225 The boot selection failed....i belive this is because the storage drive still has the mbr on it from when it had windows 7 on it...in fact i know it is still on there but i dont know how to delete the mbr from the storage drive???

If i split the storage drive into 2 partitions the computer will not boot....if i disconnect the storage drive and boot with only the ssd it will boot again my pc boots again....also if i rejoin the storage drive back to one partition and reconnect it..it boot fine with it connected again....so there for some reason windows on C drive does not like my storage drive having a different size or being 2 partitions and it appears it needs some information from the storage drive if conceted to be able to have successful boot??... could this have something with the old MBR on my storage drive from when windows 7... Read more

A:Oxc0000225 boot fail after resizing storage drive want to duel boot

Can i delete the mbr from the storage drive


does my storage drive need an mbr?


and can i ever restore that drive back to a primary drive?

yes make sure none of the volumes on it are marked active

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I have a computer that is running Windows 7 Ultimate. There are three Security Updates for Windows 7 that need to be installed (KB2644615, KB2667402, and KB2676562). Each time I attempt to install these updates, I receive error message Code 80073712 - Windows update encountered an unknown error. I have attempted to install each of these three updates individually, and receive the same error each time. The Windows help was of no use since it is an unknown error. What suggestions do you have?


A:Security Updates Fail


Hope that helps.

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My story:  The hard drive failed in my Y510P a few weeks ago, so I installed a 512 GB M.2 NGFF ZTC SSD.  (I bought the SSD a few months ago when hard drive first had symptoms, but then held off installing it due to lack of time and because HD passed diagnostic tests with no apparent problems).  Anyway, after the HD finally failed, I found I could boot it to BIOS and see the hard drive information, even though I couldn't boot the HD.  I originally had Windows 8.1, but had upgraded to Windows 10.  Prior to upgrading to Windows 10, I had backed up the recovery partition to a USB drive.  After physically installing the SSD, I tried using this recovery USB to clean install Windows 8.1 to the SSD (thinking Windows would then prompt me to upgrade to Windows 10 again), but the recovery software was unable to do that (so what good is the recovery software if it cannot deal with a catastrophic HD failure?).  Not that I wanted to go back to Windows 8.1 again, but I am really surprised it was basically useless under circumstances it might really be needed.  I was just trying to use it as a stepping stone in the recovery process. So next, with a little searching, I found I could download a Windows 10 installer directly from Microsoft.  I did that and it installed Windows 10 without any trouble. Yesterday morning, I found that my Y510P would not boot the new drive.  It would d... Read more

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Hi i'm only 16 yrs old so.. i dont know how to solve this. please help me.

A:Kernel security check fail

Age really doesn't matter here - I have 16 year old friends online and I'm 61 years old!
We help each other - it's the spirit of the online communities!

Is there any particular reason why you haven't updated to Win8.1? I ask to see if there were problems with it.

Please be sure that you have ALL available Windows Updates.

This device has problems in Device Manager:

Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface ROOT\*TEREDO\0000 This device cannot start.

Please right click on it and select "Uninstall". Then reboot and check to see if it's been fixed (you won't see it anymore if it's been fixed).

Many Live Kernel Events in the WER section of MSINFO32.
Please do the following:
- open Event Viewer (run eventvwr.msc from the "Run" dialog))
- expand the Custom Views category (left click on the > next to the words "Custom Views")
- right click on Administrative Events
- select "Save all Events in Custom View as..."
- save the file as Admin.evtx
- zip up the file (right click on it, select "Send to", select "Compressed (zipped) folder")
- upload it with your next post (if it's too big, then upload it to a free file-hosting service and post a link here).

While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free utility: HWMonitor CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

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On a client with Windows 7 32 bits the following security updates fail to install. They all fail with error 80070663. The other updates do install normally. Can anyone help me please? Thanks in advance

KB3114833 InfoPath 2013
KB3114829 Outlook 2013
KB3115025 Word 2013
KB3114944 Skype for Business 2015
KB3114735 Access 2013
KB3114946 InfoPath 2013
KB3115039 OneDrive for Business
KB3115031 Outlook 2013
KB3114831 Skype for Business 2015
I tried to do the following:

1. Shut down the laptop
2. The same error occurred when I tried manually
3. C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log says:"1268  215c  REPORT EVENT: {895F2058-A7B1-4AE5-97BF-DC66D7940134}  1  98  101  {093D54FD-35CD-4271-A51B-5AB0EB47BA96}  202  80070663  Installation Failure: Windows failed
to install the following update with error 0x80070663: Security Update for Skype for Business 2015 (KB3114944) 32-Bit Edition.
4. Tried MS Fixit "Automatically reset Windows Update Components".
5. Ran MS EasyFix50302.msi.

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Security Essentials definition updates fail - others do not - according to update history and event viewer.
Yet MSE lists the date of the last definition update and indicates that the tool is up-to-date.

Reinstall MSE and definition updates succeed - no failure messages - for days, then again begin to fail.

Any one observe the same behavior, and have a fix? Until recently MSE ran fine for years.

A:Security Essentials definition updates fail

Mine works perfectly, as long as you can click on update again and it works or a 3rd time and it works, don`t worry about it.

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Security Essentials definition updates fail - others do not - according to update history and event viewer.
Yet MSE lists the date of the last definition update and indicates that the tool is up-to-date.

Reinstall MSE and definition updates succeed - no failure messages - for days, then again begin to fail.

Any one observe the same behavior, and have a fix? Until recently MSE ran fine for years.

A:Security Essentials definition updates fail

Mine works perfectly, as long as you can click on update again and it works or a 3rd time and it works, don`t worry about it.

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Hello. I'm posting this for my daughter who called me from college saying her laptop computer was infected with the fake Microsoft Security Essentials trojan. Using another computer, she followed the instructions on this page: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-fake-microsoft-security-essentials-alertShe did run the rkill.com and the Malwarebytes program. It did not solve the problem, so, using another computer, she then went to this page: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.htmland tried to follow the instructions there. She was able to tranfer the DDS program to her infected computer, but she cannot open anything. When she tries, she gets a message: "file ???.exe is infected with virus ???.exe. This worm is trying to send your credit card detailss using ???.exe."Then, after the computer has been on for about 5 minutes, she gets the BSOD, and has to re-set.Can someone help? Thanks!I forgot to mention she is using Vista 64 bit OS.Merged posts. ~ OB

A:Fake MS Security Essentials removal fail

Hello Iliya1Welcome to BleepingComputer ==========================Please run the following from Safe mode.If you do not know how to get into Safe mode then see the following link > http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/#vistaThen do the following:Download OTL to your desktop.Double click on OTL to run it.When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.Under Custom scan's and fixes section paste in the below in bold

%systemroot%\system32\*.dll /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\Tasks\*.job /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\system32\drivers\*.sys /90
Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.

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hello Every one

Over last week i had problem in my Windows7 to boot
I get Over than 20minute to boot (Repair/Formate Or normal boot or in CD)
despite my config :
Os : Windows Xp
CPU : Core2Duo e4600
Gpu : Nvidia Ge Force 9500GT
Ram : 2go

sorry for my bad language
and thanks you for your help

A:Fail boot in Windows7 (repaire or any boot)

So, you have a Windows 7 disk and when you place it in the disk drive it takes a while. It's relatively normal for disks.
Once it's installed the boot times will be much much much less.

What are you trying to do? You want to install it over the current Windows XP?

How much time does it take to get you to the screen where you choose the language? Can you proceed?

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Check http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-u...ml#post1132620 this post BELOW to see updated information on problem.
My system specifications, briefly:
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
ATI 4670
[Dell Studio XPS 1645]
Here are some things that happened in the last two weeks which may be of relevance, but I don't know:

UAC was turned off. Turning UAC on stops my gadgets from working.
About a week ago, I had Speech Recognition not working with some locale issue. Inserting this registry entry, ctfmon"="CTFMON.EXE, at HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, fixed the issue. However, I cannot find that registry entry anymore.
A few days ago, I attempted to apply some themes to my system using UXStyle and Universal Theme Patcher; I changed explorer.exe, shell32.dll, and a few other files. The themes failed, so I changed everything back (I think; is there any way to be sure?).
Four days ago, I had slow internet speed. I ran a "Full" Microsoft Security Essentials scan and it found many exploits (Explot: Java/CVE-2009-3867.BX, TrojanDownloader:Java/OpenConnection.AK, TrojranDownloader:Java/Rexec.c, and about a dozen others). I removed all of them. The internet speed returned to normal.
This morning, I updated the firmware on my SSD to enable TRIM. I restored an image of the drive I made with Windows Backup and Restore right before updating the drive.
Here's the issue:

I tried Windows Update after updatin... Read more

A:Security Updates Fail [80071A91] after image restore

Niemiro is our ace Win Update expert. He isn't on line at the moment. I'll leave him a message for you.

You have already tried everything I would have suggested for the Update problem.

Check back he will take a look I'm sure but I don't know when.
We are all volunteer but he checks in every day as far as I know.


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Hello! I was checking my Laptop's health this month and I was so surprised to see the Window's defender is not started. I clicked the "Start Now" button but a window says: "Windows Defender cannot be started". I checked the firewall. The Private and Public network firewall is off. I turned them on. I opened the windows defender again and clicked the "start now" button. A window appeared. Now it says: "The specific Service does not exist as an installed service. (Error Code: 0x80070424). I also tried using the "Windows Update". It's almost several months since I last got an update. And as far as I know, I set the option to "Notify me when new updates are available". I opened control center and windows update. But the windows update panel says: "Always install updates to enhance your computer's security and performance". I clicked the "Check For Updates" button. But another window says: "Windows update cannot currently check for updates, because service is not running. You may need to restart your computer." I checked the services. The Security Center has been started. But "Windows Defender" & "Windows Update" was not on the list! I scanned for malicious programs with my own Antivirus. I found some threats. But definitely that's a low threat and it wouldn't make changes on my system (because I always check each file before opening). Please help!

~~~~Bryan James

A:Security Center Fail, Error code: 0x80070424


Please go to: Downloading Farbar Service Scanner

Make sure the following options are checked:Internet Services
Windows Firewall
System Restore
Security Center/Action Center
Windows Update
Windows Defender
Press: Scan

When done, the tool creates a report (FSS.txt) on the Desktop.

Please provide the FSS.txt in your reply.

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I have a Windows 7 HP and there are currently 8 updates for my 2007 Office system.

Some updates were not installed

Failed: 8 updates

Error(s) found:
Code 646

How can this be corrected so that the updates will install successfully?

A:Security Updates for Office 2007 Fail to Install

Hi codyw & welcome,

Have you checked why they were not installed?

1. Via Windows Update > View update history. > double click on the relevant 'Failed' update.

2. Via Event Viewer > Windows logs > Application > Look for red or yellow messages re the failed updates. Double click to read.

Please fill in your System Specs too. [User CP > Your Control panel > Your profile > Edit System Specs.]


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Google Chrome's File Security Check Fail[ed]
Ever since using Google Chrome, many downloads, including ones from BC and other safe places, are stopped and this message is given:  File Security Check Failed
 I can't even download Mother Teresa's web site's downloadables half the time.
I go to Firefox or msIE and download obviously safe utilities and programs without problems.
Question:  Is there any way to permanently disable File Security Check?

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I recently had to rebuild the Window 7 Home Premium X64 on my Gateway NV59 laptop. I used the recovery CDs from Gateway to do this.

So all I currently have is the OS and applications that were reinstalled from these CDs except the Norton Antivirus which I uninstalled since I use McAfee. I have not installed the McAfee yet.

I have installed approximately 160 updates successfully. Unfortunately the following 3 updates continue to fail:
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64 (KB2676562)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64 (KB2724197)
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 fo X64 (KB976932)

I even tried to install each seperately but had no success. I have attached the error message that I see when the installaton fails.

Any ideas as to why these will not install?

A:Three Windows Security Updates continue to fail installation

That normally means your computer is infected.
If it was my computer I would start with these.

Free Online Virus Scanner | ESET

Windows Defender Offline

More information.

Let us know what you do and what was found.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 23:14:52, on 12/10/2009Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbam.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXEC:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = R0 - HKLM\Softwar... Read more

A:Infected with trojan - but security softwares fail to detect

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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Dear all,

I have some problem installing this:

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 10 for Window 7 service pack 1 for x64 based system (KB2870699)

Updates for Windows 7 for x64 based Systems (KB2853952)

Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2872339)

Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2876315)

Update for Windows 7 for x64 based Systems (KB2868116)
Status failed during installation. This is not the first time I had this, a total of 7 failures.

Please advise if anyone can tell me what is wrong.

I am running on 64bit Ultimate Window 7 Original.


A:Updates fail for security x64 based system, exporer 10

Anyone care to help?

I wondering what is wrong with it.

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Hello all! Grea job going on here. Now I finally have some data for you to crunch. Thanks, in advance.A few WinXP security patches continually fail to install. Never had that problem before 10 days or so ago. I've checked & cleaned as much as I could, time permitting. I need your help in verifying the PC is clean. Automatc updates is "ON".The patches that won't install after about 5 attempts are:KB971486 & KB958869I ran Remove It Pro v4.46 & got some questionable scan reults. I didn't try to fix ANYTHING with that app.Remove It Pro Scan Results: ("Infected Files")Sys32.e_s40rp7Sys32.fileobjinfoSys32.ssupdateSys32.cmdlgfrSys32.coinst_070614Sys32.divxsmSys32.epmntdrvSys32.euepmgdiSys32.eugdidrvSys32.inetfrSys32.kpdpmSys32.kpdpmuiSys32.kpdresSys32.mscmcfrSys32.mxntdfgSys32.pthreadgc2Sys32.ptpitcpSys32.ssubtmr6Sys32.tmcommSys32.tvtxtdecv.viscomqtdeSys32.askbarSys32.askpopstpSys32.ctbcommSys32.ctbrSys32.ctipsdefSys32.ctoolbarSys32.cupdSys32.defaultsearchSys32.npdrmv2Sys32.npdsSys32.psvinceSys32.unins000What do you think about those files listed above?I've run Malwarebytes (clean), Super Antispyware (cookies - delated), DDS, HJT, etc. I need the HJT log reviewed and recommendations. Below are the copy/pasted log reports.HJT Log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:24:33 PM, on 10/28/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16915)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS ... Read more

A:WinXP Security Updated Files Fail To Install Everytime!

Hi,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.Please subscribe to this topic, if you haven't already. You can subscribe by clicking the Options box to the right of your topic title and selecting Track This Topic.

Please avoid installing/uninstalling or updating any programs and attempting any unsupervised fixes or scans. This can make helping you impossible.

Please reply to this post so I know you are there.The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.Thanks

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Got home today to find that IE would not open at all or very slowly, and my discovered errors in the system log regarding a failed paging operation on the hard drive. This is generally an indication that the hard drive is failing, so I began preparations for the funeral. Looking through the logs, I noticed that my computer had awoken itself at 3 AM and that's when the errors started. More investigation showed that it was Windows Update that woke the computer and KB980182 had been installed. Rolling back KB980182 resolved my problem, but not after I'd wasted a couple of hours troubleshooting.

A:KB980182 security update + Intel Matrix RAID0= fail!

Sorry it didn't turn out well for you. For one, I can tell you that it's fine with me.

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System is Win.XP Professional / SP3
Total Physical Memory 1,024 MB
Available Physical Memory 429.74 MB
Total Virtual Memory 20 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. BT84510A.31T.0005.P04.0206181600, 6/18/2002
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 Genuine Intel ~2533 Mhz
So, I have run 3 different antivirus scans.....nothing
I have turned off the firewalls......nothing
Rebooted a hundred times....nothing....
I am using Roadrunner LAN service & always have a very good connection.

Now the problem:
I have been getting automatic updates from Microsoft since I installed Office Prof. 2007 that fail to install. The little Icon is always in the tray trying to install these two & they always fail & then keep repeating the process.
These are the two:


Anyone have any ideas what could be wrong?

A:Solved: Security Updates fail to install (7000 times)

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We install antivirus software on our PCs and laptops based on its reputation. For reputation we normally trust the reviews and ratings given for that particular antivirus software.
Redditor, man_on_the_train went a little further and devised his own tests to find out how the Antivirus softwares fare. He tested the most popular security software using Matousec’s SSTS, CLT and his own keylogger software.
Man_on_the_train found that almost all top names in antivirus softwares failed in his test save SpyShelter Firewall 10.0 which passed all his tests with a score of 99%. Incidentally, SpyShelter is not a full blown antivirus. Its more of a Firewall which doubles up as AV. Man_on_the_train found that only SpyShelter passed Matousec’s SSTS, CLT and his own keylogger software tests.


A:Top Anti-virus fail miserably in basic security test

One reason for Redditor's conclusion is that each antivirus failed because...It does not protect against executing malicious code through Task Scheduler.

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I've re-run the updates several times and gone through the System File Check process, run the MS suggested Fix-It, and run the System Update Readiness program, but still can't get these two updates to install. Attached is the CBS.zip.

A:Two security updates fail: KB293135 (800736B3) & KB2926765 (8007000D)

CheckSUR fixed a number of problems - but was also unable to fix a few.
Here's the failure list...

Unavailable repair files:
servicing\packages\Package_fo... Read more

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I've been attempting to work on fixing this problem myself, but so far have been unable to get rid of the issue(s) on my own. I came here following a link on a Google Group forum that talked about Google links redirecting to the wrong sites. The following is a break down of what is going on:

My wife and I recently purchased a new laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium (presumably the 64-bit version). We have not had Internet access for it at home, and so have not been able to run updates for the anti-virus and OS straight out of the box. The laptop came with a 30-day trial of Norton preinstalled. It's been connected to the Internet once or twice, while my wife surfed the web at one of our family's houses.

A few weeks after that, we were able to get Internet access within our own home. The first time I noticed something was up was when I tried to run a search in Google and clicked on what appeared to be a legitimate link for a legitimate website in Internet Explorer. The link instead directed the browser to another search engine with link slightly related to my original search topic. At that point I knew something was up.

After doing some research on a different computer, I realized that we've managed to contract malware that I'm not able to get rid of on my own, as it appears to reset after rebooting. I've seen a few other posts with issues similar to mine, and so I believe someone here will be able to help me.

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A:Google Links Redirect and Windows Security Updates Fail to Install

HiPlease visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running ComboFix tool:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixPlease ensure you read this guide carefully first.Please continue as follows:Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix, link
Remember to re-enable them afterwards.

Click Yes to allow ComboFix to continue scanning for malware.When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you. Please include the following reports for further review, and so we may continue cleansing the system:C:\ComboFix.txtNew dds log.A word of warning: Neither I nor sUBs are responsible for any damage you may have caused your machine by running ComboFix. This tool is not a toy and not for everyday use.

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Hello , I have a old Notebook (Laptop) with 2Gb Ram, like in the description a Compaq V6000 model 6180ea It's pretty old, but I need him to use it . Some time ago, I've buyied a new Power Adapter because the last one was damaged and everything was working fine until now. It seems the battery doesn't work anymore, but I'm surprised because with no battery the laptop, boot up , shows the way to open the BIOS and after that he shut down. If I access the BIOS, he doesn't shut down, but he stay open until I save and exit from BIOS and after that shuts down again... Why so? All this because he doesn't have a battery anymore? On my other Notebook from Hp, I use it connected to the power directly. I connect the battery to the laptop when I'm away from home... and it's work fine.... What I can do to solve this problem with this old laptop too? I hope you can help me. Thank You!  Claudio_S

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I have a problem. Here is the situation. I started out with a two 500 gig raid striped hdd running windows 7. I recently acquired a 1tb wd black hdd and installed a fresh copy of win7 on that while the previous RAID setup was still active so I could easily copy files over to the 1tb as needed. The 1tb drive is also part of the RAID as a non-member disk.

The problem I am having is that without the original hdd's, windows will not boot on the 1tb hdd alone. It seems as though the boot information is all on the striped setup. When they are active, I have a choice to select the original os on the striped hdd, or the new one on the 1tb. I ran windows repair with the 1tb hdd alone and it said there was no system disk, but said it repaired, yet it still asks me to insert valid boot media in bios.

Anyone know how to make my 1tb drive bootable without the RAID drives present?

A:fail to boot

Boot up using the Startup Repair CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
NOTE: Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.

Do not use a USB Pendrive for Startup Repair.

With only the 1tb plug in,
1) Use the Rebuild BCD in this tutorial:
How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows

2) FIxMBR.

Do a Strartup Repair:
Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

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For the past week our class has been assigned a "broken" computer to fix. Our teacher created some problem that prevents Windows Xp Pro from booting. It finishes loading off bios and immediatley after it "Verifies Dmi Pool Data" and attempts to load Xp off the hard drive it hangs. We know it is a hard drive problem because we replaced the old hard drive with an identical new one and the machine ran fine. We have tried every thing and we are running out of ideas. We are able to boot to command prompt using XP rescue disk. We have 18 people and limitless resources trying to solve the problem and we still cant do it. If there is anyone out there who can offer help of any kind it would be greatly appreciated.

800mhz celeron
Windows Xp Pro
Maxtor 20 gb Hd
Shuttle Mother board


A:Fail to boot XP Pro off of Hd

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When i start my Laptop its come with a black screen and just ( _ ) symbol is blinking I change the first boot option with HDD but its not working. I tyed repair mood but it failed, also i try chkdsk /r but its boot failed again. when i try Live CD and select " Boot from HDD operating system win7/vista" then its run properly. but in normal mood ( without live cd ) windows is not booting i think its a boot loader problem. HDD is brand new with single Windows 7 OS.

How can i solve this problem?? please suggest me.

A:HDD Boot Fail


i try chkdsk /r but its boot failed

If Check Disk (chkdsk /r) fails, that would mean your new HDD has either failed, or is not plugged in.
Boot into Setup (Bios) is the HDD recognized here? Pull the HDD out and re-seat it until you see it in the Bios.

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Hi guys, I just got this new X1C 4TH today, which I waited for almost 3 months... But the frustrating thing is that it was stuck at the "Just a moment" phase for more than 2 hours.I disabled the wireless LAN, wireless WAN and bluetooth in the BIOS settings, as some other guys suggested on the web. And then I rebooted it. But still it was stuck at the "just a moment" phase for more than 1 hour by now. Does anyone can lend a hand here? Much appreciated!

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Hi guys,

I am currently typing this in safe mode as when my computer attempts to start it gets past the windows loading screen then goes completely blank.

The signal just stops as the monitor power light flashes, which means it is not receiving a signal.

I have not placed any new software or hardware it has just happened, does any one have any ideas please?



A:XP Boot Fail

I think that it may be an application causing the problem. Go to Start / Run and type msconfig Go to the startup tab and start removing items one at a time and restart the computer. Do Not remove the anti-virus or firewall if there. This way you should find the culprit.

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Last night my pc was running fine and just before I went for some shut eye put my pc into sleep mode
today I woke my pc only for it not to allow me to log on, mouse movement only nothing was clickable so after a short while I decided to reset
upon boot I got the green loading bar but then a black screen after about 20 mins I gave up and tried a restore last good config.... Yeah nice one it bsod on me At 55% chkdsk and now I get a windows boot manager error
file: \boot\bcd
I tried Bootrec /RebuildBcd but it brings back an error that it can not create the new file as the file already exists
I'm not having much luck with the recovery disk for repair options as it can't seem to find the OS and brings back errors of can not recover
everything seems on a go slow and ubuntu can't find my c drive
even tried spin right and that can't recover a bad sector
I'm at a loss as to what to do befor the fresh install option
I'm on my last option to try use a back up store disk but I'm of the opinion that not even that will help
edit: I'm now sat at system recovery where no drives or OS ar showing

A:Boot fail

The surest way to fix it is a Complete reformat and re-install of windows.

That's what I did.

Can you enter Safe Mode? If so, at least you can save all of your files.

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Hello all, I need some help, I am having an issue with 2 workstations.

1 Physical Windows 7 Pro x86
1 Virtual Windows 7 Pro x64

When I try to install the update KB3185330 the workstation reboots and eventually I get the message on the screen "Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer" error when you try to install Windows updates.

I did run the MS fix it tool and I still get the error.

Any ideas?

A:October 2016 security monthly quality rollup for Win7 (KB3185330) Fail

Sorry posted in wrong group, please delete.

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Google and Microsoft are huge
They create OS and multiple web things
They have huge resource, experience and expertise

Still they fail to make a good security product why?

Is it because they get some favors from third party security vendors?
Or its something else anyone can give a logical explanation to it?

A:Google and Microsoft are two huge companies still fail to create a good security product?

cyberfort said:

Google and Microsoft are huge
They create OS and multiple web things
They have huge resource, experience and expertise

Still they fail to make a good security product why?

Is it because they get some favors from third party security vendors?
Or its something else anyone can give a logical explanation to it?Click to expand...

I think one of the reasons why they don't make a super effective AV that is offered for free is to prevent monopoly. Imagine if they create one that is free, AV companies out there will be in danger of falling.

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Briefly, Ive been using my W530 for 4 months without issue.  Last month I was prompted for a BIOS update via Lenovo Update. The BIOS was then flashed and updated. Since then I have been plagued with random shutdowns and the inability for the laptop to power on when hitting the power button. The only way to power on my laptop when having these issues is to use the ritualistic 10 press of the power button followed by a press and hold for 30 seconds of the power buttton to discharge potential static. This worked, until recently it would not work at all. I then removed the CMOS under the laptop keyboard and the machine was powering on with one press of the power button and didnt randomly shut off anymore. The new CMOS battery arrived and I installed it and now the machine fails to power on at all with or without a CMOS wether its the new one, old one or none at all. When pressing power you hear a noise as if something is running through it and then the green circle around the power button stays solid for 3 seconds then it goes off and it never starts. Any thoughts from the community possibly? Thanks for your time and effort.

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I installed Windows 7 64 bit to replace Vista 32 bit. I have 2 physical disks and did the install with both disks installed. Now when I remove the 2nd disk it boots fine but won't boot with the 2nd disk installed.

My first disk has 2 partitions: c: (where vista was installed) and d: for everything else. When I boot from the installation disk to do a repair, the os field is blank. When I use bootsect.exe it only offers d:

I have read plenty of examples win this forum and others for replacing the mbr but none have worked. I also tried formatting the 2nd drive but that didn't work either.

I just want to use the 2nd drive without the system files as a backup. What can I do?

A:2nd disk causes boot to fail

Does this help?

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About a year and a half ago i bought a acer V3-571. for the last 4 months, every once and a while, it decides not not turn on. this is what happens:
When i press the power button the power button light was well as the power indicator lights turns on for only about 5 to 10 secconds then it turns off.
The screen does not turn on, it just stays black.
eventually, after pressing the button for a couple of days it decides to turn on.
some times this problem lasts only a day but sometimes it last a couple of weeks.
i have tried all of the typical things: press the button down for X amount of time, or strip the pc first then press the button. none of these work reliably.
i just want to know what is happening and how i can prevent it from ever happening again?

A:acer v3-571 boot fail

is it plugged into the charger when trying to do it? if so culd b bad charger/bad battery

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Hey guys

Got a ASUS P9X79 Pro motherboard
850 Watt PSU
i-3930k (not arrived yet just trying to boot to BIOS/post screen to check everythings good)

Plugged everything in but my machine doesn't power on fully. On the motherboard I get the LED's telling me my machine is in standby mode, no beep codes however. The LED on the front of machine doesn't turn on, nor do the front switches do anything like the power or reset button. I get no image when plugged into a monitor (monitor works fine) it does not post. I've tried different RAM, no GPU, taking the system apart and putting it back together. Power is going to the motherboard hence the lights, however my PSU fan doesn't spin. I tried connecting my other fans but they didn't spin so I've been trying it without them. I connected the PSU 24 pin & 8 pin to the motherboard, I also tried the 4 pin instead of the 8 pin but it didn't work.

Any thoughts?

A:P9X79 Boot Fail

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Hello, sorry for my english but This forum is probably the last thing that could help me.
I rode other topics about this problem. When I start computer it stops right before "Starting Windows" and there is only a black screen. I cant start windows any way.
So i put a disc with windows and try to repair but it said: "there is no problem with windows starting"
Than I started a console and try to insert c: and then
bootrec /fixmbr and fixboot
but fixboot doesn't work - I dont remember literally but it said something like: there is no filesystem/wrong filesystem

when i try to scanos it say that there is 0 operating systems.

Then I tried to run gparted to flag a disc, but it showed me different partitions configuration then ive got on windows - there is no windows disc!

oo.. i tried also to build BCD but when i had to put command: cd boot it said there is no comand like that

Please help me... I dont want to make a format...
Are there any different ways of fix it?
Sorry sorry from my english

A:Windows 7 boot fail

Does the HD register in BIOS setup? Is it set first to boot in BIOS setup, after CD/DVD drive? Try booting HD maker's diagnostic/repair CD to run extended scan: HD Diagnostic

Check for infection by installing, updating and running full scan with Malwarebytes in Safe Mode with networking. If no Safe Mode then download, burn to CD or write to flash stick, boot and run a full scan with Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper.

Boot back into the DVD REpair console or Repair CD to see if it discovers an installation to repair. If not, click through to Recovery Tools list to open command Prompt, type bootrec /fixboot and bootrec /fixmbr to see if it will now show an installation to repair. Do not change the drive letter as you say you did. If it now finds an installation to repair run Startup Repair repeatedly regardless of its finding at first. Next try System Restore from the Repair tools list, then using Command Line SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot

Next boot free Partition Wizard bootable CD to see if the 100mb System Rserved partition (preferred) or Win7 partition are still marked Active. If not, rightlick to Modify>Set to Active, then highlight the HD, from Disk tab select "Rebuild MBR", apply steps, reboot to see if it will start. You can also Explore the partitions to see if your files are intact; if so the OS should be reparable unless you damaged it with previous repair attempts.

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I get this message when booting up - 'Cannot set the code page(s) in Display. Sys.' Computer appears to be running OK though. What does this mean, will it give me problems and how to I put it right? Thanks.

A:Boot up - files fail

If you have the xp cd insert it and follow the onscreen commands until you get the option to enter the repair console. Do so then select the ssystem to be repaired and the admin password. Then type fixboot and when complete remove the cd then reboot.

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I currectly trying to fix a presitant problem on my computer. Often when i boot up my computer, it stops completely just before checking which drive to find the boot record. I reset with ctrl-alt-del and then it repeats and just freezes at the same place. If i shut it down for a 5 mins and then turn it back on it will boot correctly by searching the floppy,cdrom, then harddrive for boot record.

I just formatted my computer and this problem is even more occuring. Does my computer need a bios reset or update?

A:fail to find boot log

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