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Q: Internet near impossible to use

Hello!

For about 2-3 days now, it's become impossible to load certain websites. These websites include www.mediafire.com, and there is software called "Hamachi" to simulate a virtual lan server, which also won't connect at all. Hamachi gets stuck at "Probing" and mediafire.com completely fails to load. I have used websites like isitdown to check if mediafire is down for everyone of just me, and it's just me.

I have restarted the router 4-5 times, and I've tried accessing it from all computers in our home, but none of them work.

I am using Windows 8 and am with MWEB.

Please help,
Ruben

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A: Internet near impossible to use

That sounds like an ISP problem
it is quite likely blocked by your ISP
I have friends in SA who inform me that when they reach close to their monthly limits, sites like mediafire and other sharing sites get blocked
Most SA ISPs do severely limit what you can download and give what is seen in rest of the world as very low bandwith limits for a very expensive price

Check with ISP first

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greetings,I got:windows xp proffesional service pack 3 updated recentlynod 32 antiviruszone alarmthe problem:since 3 days I cant browse the web although im connected. I can use skype, play poker online, but when i use my web browsers (internet explorer 8, mozilla firefox, chrome) I can barely browse. this meas i can see one website but cannot see ten others. Or when i can see one website when i try to see other pages in it gets stuck on a blank page. this seems to happen randomly (meaning that sometimes one website will work and sometimes it wont, but mostly wont).I have spoken with my internet provider and after hours of counselling they deduced the problem is in my computer. they are most probably right cause when i connect my girlfriend's computer to the router it works fine.I dont remember installing any new program. or doing any changes to my computer.I performed scans by:malwarebitesnod 32 antivirusavg antivirussuper antyspywaread-awareadware spyware seall in safe mode and normal modeand also runned atf cleaner I tryed turning off all my antivirus and spyware software, and my firewall- to see if its blocking somethingi tryed browsing in safe mode with networkingnothing helped!!!What can i do?Can u assist?Thank youGabriel

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greetings,

I got:
windows xp proffesional service pack 3 updated recently

nod 32 antivirus
zone alarm

the problem:

since 3 days I cant browse the web although im connected. I can use skype, play poker online, but when i use my web browsers (internet explorer 8, mozilla firefox, chrome) I can barely browse. this meas i can see one website but cannot see ten others. Or when i can see one website when i try to see other pages in it gets stuck on a blank page. this seems to happen randomly (meaning that sometimes one website will work and sometimes it wont, but mostly wont).
I have spoken with my internet provider and after hours of counselling they deduced the problem is in my computer. they are most probably right cause when i connect my girlfriend's computer to the router it works fine.
I dont remember installing any new program. or doing any changes to my computer.
I performed scans by:
malwarebites
nod 32 antivirus
avg antivirus
super antyspyware
ad-aware
adware spyware se

all in safe mode and normal mode

and also runned atf cleaner

I tryed turning off all my antivirus and spyware software, and my firewall- to see if its blocking something
i tryed browsing in safe mode with networking

nothing helped!!

What can i do?
Can u assist?
Thank you

Gabriel

A:suspected malware- internet browsing almost impossible although connected to the internet

Using more than one anti-virus program is not advisable. The primary concern with doing so is due to conflicts that can arise when they are running in real-time mode simultaneously and issues with Windows resource management. Even when one of them is disabled for use as a stand-alone scanner, it can affect the other. Anti-virus software components insert themselves into the operating systems core and using more than one can cause instability, crash your computer, slow performance and waste system resources. When actively running in the background while connected to the Internet, they both may try to update their definition databases at the same time. As the programs compete for resources required to download the necessary files this often can result in sluggish system performance or unresponsive behavior. Each anti-virus may interpret the activity of the other as malicious behavior and there is a greater chance of them alerting you to a "False Positive". If one finds a virus or a suspicious file and then the other also finds the same, both programs will be competing over exclusive rights on dealing with that virus or suspicious file. Each anti-virus may attempt to remove the offending file and quarantine it at the same time resulting in a resource management issue as to which program gets permission to act first. If one anit-virus finds and quarantines the file before the other one does, then you encounter the problem of both wanting to scan each other'... Read more

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We are getting pop up ads that are making using the internet virtually impossible. I read the sticky on the instructions on what to do first but I can not run dds it says it is meant to run in compatibility mode and then exits. Can you help me? Thanks.

A:Pop up ads make using internet almost impossible.

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Please download AdwCleaner from here and save it to your desktop.Do NOT click the green 'Download' button(if visible).
Click the blue 'Download now @bleepingcomputer' button.
Run AdwCleaner and select Scan
Once the Scan is done, select Clean
Once done it will ask to reboot, please allow the reboot.
On reboot, a log will be produced. It can also be found at C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[S#].txt
Please copy/paste the contents of the log in your next reply.
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Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system.
If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them.
Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to the disclaimer.
Make sure the Addition.txt button is ticked.
Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is ru... Read more

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Hello everyone,

I'm having these problem in normal mode in windows vista:

-No connectivity (the computer on the bottom right is having an X like when there is no cable plugged)
-Impossible to install anything
-Impossible to uninstall anything
-Impossible to go in the network settings
-Impossible to run scan like malware byte, hijackthis, combofix, etc... (They start for like 2 or 3 seconds then freeze!)

But I know it's a virus or something like that because right now I'm writting you this in safe mode and everything works perfect. The problem is that the scanning tools don't find anything because it must be running only in normal mode.

Any suggestion of what I can do next to be able to a least post an hijackthis log from the normal mode (I don't think that logs from safe mode would help?)

Thanks a lot for your help!

DarkJaff
 

A:Impossible to do hijackthis, no internet

Is there anyone here?
 

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I have a very serious internet problem. Let's say I am browsing the internet, minding my own business, (or others' if on facebook) When suddenly, I get: This error. Not my pic, but still my error. Or sometimes it is a "timed out" error.
Whatever the case, more than half the time My internet goes on and off in waves, the way pain does. It happens no matter where I am and no matter how strong the connection. When it is at its worse, the internet is unusable. That is the only reason a am using a Mac. (*throwing up* Not as bad as a Gateway, though...) The problem has persisted ever since a few days after I installed last week. I cannot pinpoint the problem. I very seriously need help. Without the internet, all I can do on my computer is play Star Wars KOTOR and watch Star Trek. PLEASE HELP.
 

A:Serious internet problem, impossible to use

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I have a Gateway notebook. It came with Win XP Media Center 2005. I reformatted it to XP pro sp2. The computer itself is fine, sort of. It is a wireless Gateway, but it can not detect wireless connections. I tried starting a new broadband network, but it wont let me because it says the one on the computer should be working. I can't even connect to the computer by hooking up directly to the router.
Another problem are my sound an video. Since the "up-grade" I lost all of my sound and video capabilities. Apparently the sound drivers were not loaded. I can't even look for updates online because it the Wizard can not find an internet connection. What shoud I do? Thank you.
 

A:Impossible To Connect To Internet!!!

You need to go to the Gateway site and download the chipset, sound, video, and network drivers for your specific laptop. Since that machine doesn't connect, use a CD-R/RW or USB FLASH disk to move them over to the machine for installation.
 

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hey guys

My internet has stopped working suddenly and i cant figure out a solution
ive been scouering the internet from my phone for a couple days now and ive tried so many things and none of them have worked.
not sure what has changed this ive checked all my drivers and firmwares, re-installed my drivers, reset all of the hardware involved checked my firewalls and my power settings and the device setting, ive tried setting a static IP address, i cant figure out whats causing it, one minute itll be fine and then 3 seconds later itll turn off and wont even connect to the network and then a few hours later ill get back on for another 3 seconds and it drops back out again or it says its connected but wont open up web pages because they are "unavailable"...

im running my internet from a wireless USB (Netgear WG111 v2) which ive never had issues with before, I also tried tethering to my iphone internet as well which it also wouldn't connect to either, even via USB.
everyone else in my house can connect fine but when my computer does get on someone else gets kicked off, but the static IP address didnt solve this though

thanks
 

A:Impossible internet problem

a few different points there , just to cover
1) its wireless connection
2) it disconnects intermittently
3) it knocks someone else off

is it always the case it will knock other users off (assuming they all stay connected and are not off anyway)

setup to use an automatic IP and not fixed
then can you do all the following please

Is this the only PC that disconnects - do other devices connected work OK - if so how are they connected to the router - wireless or wired

would you post the following tests when the internet is working OK, and then repeat ALL the tests when the internet disconnects. - as its only for a few seconds , the above may not be possibly - but it appears sometimes when it disconnects you cannot reconnect - so the tests will work

Make sure you also indicate on the reply which tests are for what condition.

if you are connected by wireless, please include the xirrus screen shots for both conditions - see how below.

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, kaspersky or Mcafee or any free security suites like zonealarm, AVG , Webroot etc

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ipconfig /all

If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the... Read more

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Hiya all!

I can't get access to the internet anymore. I can connect but once connected, no page can display. My settings possibly changed but I don't know how to restore them properly. I got a 56K modem connection
thanks a lot
 

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Hi everyone,

I have just upgraded my Windows XP with SP2
I have just a brand new DSL connection from VERIZON. Previoulsy I had another one abroad.

I connected their modem to my ethernet card. Fine. It is running well, connection is active... but impossible to display any page in internet explorer (v6).
Reason is that it is impossible to access to the DNS server. Verizon helpline confirms this diagnostic. So according to them, they can not do anything for me!!!


My connection setting is properly marked with "Have an automatic DNS adress".

I do not know all the security and network parameters. I'm lost . Do you have any idea? Thanks for your help!

A:Impossible to access to Internet

I had a similar problem on one of my computers. Internet was working fine on XP until I installed SP2. I'd also like to know how to solve this problem.

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I have a 10mb/ps signal.. but my internet runs at dial-up speeds at best. Me and my roommate are having to share internet, so we change out the ethernet cables going into our single port modem when one of us needs to use it.

He's on an ACER laptop running Vista, and he gets internet almost flawlessly..I'm on a Vaio PC and have never had a problem connecting to the internet, but mine gives nearly dial-up speeds.

I have run SUPERAnti-Spyware almost daily, restored my system, cleaned Private Data, everything I can think of..

I dont know what else to say.. i'm irritated, the cable company has been out here 4 times in 2 weeks and not a thing has changed, and they are so incredibly simple minded.

Here is my HJT log.. again.. looking for something that could slow only my internet down..

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:42:05 PM, on 9/16/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Update 2\VAIOUpdt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\sony\SONICS~... Read more

A:Impossible internet problem - HJT log included

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I'm italian.Hi everyone.
I'm problem whit installation of internet explorer 10 and 11.
Error WINDOWS UPDATE 9C47
I have run sfc /scannow
Here the folder CBS Wikisend: free file sharing service

I Copied the content of the Packages folder to the folder
C:\Windows\Temp\CheckSur\Servicing\Packages
and run SURT but don't work the fix.
Nothing is fixed.

Thanks a lot

A:impossible installing internet explorer 10 and 11

The CheckSUR results are very odd - I don't believe I've ever seen that type of error before.

Code:
Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\%shy;Packages\%shy;Package_1_for_KB2859903~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.2.1.0.mum Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\%shy;Packages\%shy;Package_1_for_KB2859903~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.2.1.0.cat
Checking Package Watchlist
Checking Component Watchlist
Checking Packages
Checking Component Store
Summary:
Seconds executed: 2769
Found 2 errors
CBS MUM Corrupt Total count: 1
CBS Catalog Corrupt Total count: 1
Unavailable repair files:
servicing\%shy;packages\%shy;Package_1_for_KB2859903~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.2.1.0.mum
servicing\%shy;packages\%shy;Package_1_for_KB2859903~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.2.1.0.mum
servicing\%shy;packages\%shy;Package_1_for_KB2859903~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.2.1.0.cat
servicing\%shy;packages\%shy;Package_1_for_KB2859903~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.2.1.0.cat
Please post the results of the following commands

DIR C:\Windows\servicing

DIR C:\Windows\servicing\&s*.*


(NOTE: - modified the code so that the errors showed in the forum by changing the embedded '&' to '%')

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One day my house electricity went off and caused my router to shut off.When i turned back on my router i didnt have any wireless internet connect anymore. The only way i could connect to the internet now is through my modem using the ethernet cable.
I have used the diagnostic repair and even updated/reinstalled my internet driver, but it's still not working.
I don't know if it's the laptop or the wireless router that's the problem.
Can anybody please help?

I use a Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini-Card
I have a Linksys Wireless-G 2.4GHz 802.11g Broadband Router

A:Impossible Wireless Internet Problem

Is there power to the router when it is plugged in? If so, it sounds like you might need to hold down the "Reset" Button on the router for about 30 seconds.. Can you see other networks? Is your Wireless Switch light blue or amber?

Let me know if you get results from this.. If the router does not power on, then the router has been fried and you need to purchase a new router.

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My main desktop PC (configuration below) worked fine accessing the Internet via Firefox, I.E., and Chrome until yesterday morning when AVG found and deleted these "dangerous" infections that had to have come via Firefox since it was the only software in use:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\AdpeakProxy.dll
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Adware Generic5.AKMV
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Adware Generic5.AKOC
C:\Temp\ScorpionSaver.exe

Agent Ransack confirms that all 4 of those files are NOT present now anywhere on C:\.

Since the AVG deletions, I've had no Internet Access via Firefox, I.E. 11, or Chrome, even though \ControlPanel\Network and Sharing says the computer is connected and \ControlPanel\Internet Properties says "You are already connected to the Internet".

I have tried System Restore for December 17, 13, 10, and 3. All completed successfully, but still no Internet Access even though Control Panel says it's connected.

My laptop and backup computer (using it now but hate to) work fine on the same cable modem connection for FF, IE, and Chrome.

Seven Forums has been very helpful previously, and I'm crossing my fingers
that someone wiser than me can help me to straighten out this very vexing snag.

Thanks in advance for your help.


Machine Setup:
Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)
3.00 gigahertz AMD Athlon II X4 640
512 kilobyte primary memory cache
2048 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total), Not hyper-threaded
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A:Virus Deletion Now Makes Internet Access Impossible

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Florida Rene


My main desktop PC (configuration below) worked fine accessing the Internet via Firefox, I.E., and Chrome until yesterday morning when AVG found and deleted these "dangerous" infections that had to have come via Firefox since it was the only software in use:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\AdpeakProxy.dll
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Adware Generic5.AKMV
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Adware Generic5.AKOC
C:\Temp\ScorpionSaver.exe

Agent Ransack confirms that all 4 of those files are NOT present now anywhere on C:\.

Since the AVG deletions, I've had no Internet Access via Firefox, I.E. 11, or Chrome, even though \ControlPanel\Network and Sharing says the computer is connected and \ControlPanel\Internet Properties says "You are already connected to the Internet".

I have tried System Restore for December 17, 13, 10, and 3. All completed successfully, but still no Internet Access even though Control Panel says it's connected.

My laptop and backup computer (using it now but hate to) work fine on the same cable modem connection for FF, IE, and Chrome.

Seven Forums has been very helpful previously, and I'm crossing my fingers
that someone wiser than me can help me to straighten out this very vexing snag.

Thanks in advance for your help.


Machine Setup:
Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)
3.00 gigahertz AMD Athlon II X4 640
512 kilobyte primary memory cache
2048 kilobyte secondary ... Read more

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I seem to have got some spyware/malware that makes my browser come to a screeching halt.
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 11-03-2015
Ran by Jodie (administrator) on JODIE-PC on 27-03-2015 20:11:39
Running from C:\Users\Jodie\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Jodie (Available profiles: Jodie)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
() C:\Users\Jodie\AppData\Local\Amazon Music\Amazon Music Helper.exe
() C:\Users\Jodie\AppData\Roaming\30464336-1427457973-3930-4233-4633FFFFFFFF\nsy17CD.tmpfs
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v3.0\WPF\PresentationFontCache.exe
() C:\Program Files (x86)\Lrunaboracium\Lrunaboracium.exe
() C:\Users\Jodie\AppData\Roaming\30464336-1427457973-3930-4233-4633FFFFFFFF\jnsi4835.tmp
(Microsoft Corp.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
(Microsoft Corp.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVCM.EXE
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A:Constant popups make browsing the internet impossible

Hi & to Bleeping Computer Forums!My name is Jürgen and I will be assisting you with your Malware related problems. Before we move on, please read the following points carefully: My native language isn't English. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.Please read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.If you have any problems while you are follow my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.Do not run any other scans without instruction or Add/ Remove Software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.Post all Logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.If I don't hear from you within 5 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.If I don't reply within 24 hours please PM me!Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.The Addition.txt is missing. Please re-run FRST.Step 1Start FRST with administator privileges.Make sure the following option is checked: Press the Scan button.When finished, FRST will produce two logs (FRST.txt a... Read more

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I'll start my request with a copy of my original question posted elsewhere on this site, where I was then referred here.

Is this impossible?

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,

Likekinds


Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Read the Red sticky at the top first
IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem
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A:Is This Impossible #2

It appears as though you stopped at Step 2

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.

Note:

DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts


If the following message from DSS appears, please click on "Yes" to allow it to download HijackThis, if you don't already have it.



Allow DSS through your firewall to download HijackThis by clicking "OK"




DSS has installed HijackThis, and placed a shortcut on your desktop. Click "OK" to allow the scan to continue.




.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
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I have a folder in my external terabyte that appeared some time ago. I can not delete it with any software. I tried to delete with DOS and it says all the same. The problem is that it will not let me downgrade it to a write-able format. It seems to be locked in READ ONLY status. I have attempted to take ownership of the drive and the files, but I can not get rid of it. When I first noticed it, it was random letters. When I tried to delete the file it turned into many many "Z's". When I ran the DOS delete protocol it changed into 6 "Z's"; with in that folder is a empty folder called "Update". Since then I have not been able to do anything about it. I don't know what to do. I even downloaded a program called Delete on Boot, and still no success. I have been coming here for about a year when I caught the Rogue Internet Security 2010. It was since then, 12/30/09 the day that i reformatted to yield to the virus's victory that the file first appeared in the external hard drive. I am wits end and I know someone out there can help me. Please tell me what to do. I was told that it was very complex and destructive hack file. Am I infected again?

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!
 

A:Please Help-log On Impossible!

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In Outlook 98, if you permanently delete messages from your deleted folder, how can you get that data back? I know it can be done because our former IT person used to do it. Our back-up pst file does not have the lost data either. Is there help out there?
 

A:Is this impossible?

I have heard that on the Microsoft website they have the info for this.
Sorry that I don't have the time now to find it for you.
 

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Hi! I'm new here -- noticed that a few people had the same problem I'm having with IE Pop-Ups, so I thought I'd look for some help. Spyware scans and pop-up stoppers couldn't cut it and my virus scanner finds nothing wrong.

Though I can only check back here every now and then, and not on the weekends (I apologize in advanced for slow replies), I was hoping that someone might have some ideas on where to go to fix this!

Thanks for your time!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:58:20 AM, on 6/16/2006
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\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\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BELARC\BELMON~1\BANTMonitorSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LckFldService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\thiselt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFREE.EXE
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A:Impossible IE Pop-Ups!

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ok so i had just got one of my old laptops to work again and i was very happy. Then one of my sisters wanted to use it so i let her use it. I got it back, but when it was returned it had two viruses on it. One was Windows police pro and the other was Protection System. I am sure i got rid of Police pro but i cant get rid of protection system. I tried to download Malware and Combo Fix ,but everytime i go to launch a program it brings up some command prompt thing saying C\\Windows\system32\desote. It is beinging to frustrate me and i dont know what to do. Please someone help D: [(Note for all)(i started firefox by right clicking and using the run as command)]

A:Impossible to fix?

Hi TunaFishyFish and to Bleeping Computer!Please note: ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.ROOTREPEAL-------------We need to check for rootkits with RootRepealDownload RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.Zip Mirrors (Recommended)
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorRar Mirrors - Only if you know what a RAR is and can extract it.
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorExtract RootRepeal.exe from the archive.Open on your desktop.Click the tab.Click the button.Check all seven boxes: Push OkCheck the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.Once the scan completes, push the button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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Ok XP PRO...but I ain't no pro and my grammar sucks!

I was messing with the file associations...

Now I can't open folders in the same window anymore.
Nor can I delete the associations I had made.

My Computer -> C: -> same tree

after that

XYZ folder and its subs all open independently

DESPITE FOLDER OPTIONS BEING RESET AND RECONFIGURED!

Is there any way to fix this? Other than a reinstall?
 

A:Maybe impossible to help me...

If you have a recent restore point you can go that route and restore your computer to a point before you changed this.Any other programs or settings will revert back to that time.
 

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I have installed on my computer a new PC only version of Windows 8. I've not purchased a new PC for about 8 years so its impossible it came with the computer, I built the computer myself.

I remember I brought an upgrade copy of Win8 in error, I got it from PC world. I still have those disk but now I also have this new PC version. I remember going back to PC to tell them I brought it in error I also remember calling the MS helpline.

Can anyone make sense of this? How did this copy come to be working on this computer?

I'm currently wanting to do a clean install but I can't because I can't workout what happened in the past

HELP

Cheers
 

A:How is this even impossible?

Sounds like you may have an OEM System Builder versions of Windows 8. It is intended to be installed by someone or a company building a new computer that is to be resold. That particular version includes a personal use license which allows anyone to buy an OEM System Builder copy of the software and install it on a (new or old) PC that is intended for personal use. It should have come with an installation key.

Here is some more information on the ZDnet web site.

http://www.zdnet.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-your-windows-8-1-upgrade-options-7000021554/
http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-radically-overhauls-license-agreements-for-windows-8-7000002866/
 

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There are some files on my flash drive that are no longer visible, i know they werent deleted because the data still shows up in the properties...I tried allowing it to to show hidden and system files in folder options, nothin. i even tried running a command to show hidden files to no avail...please help

xp asus notebook and vista acer desktop, same thing on both... i also tried a file recovery program and all it would come up with is previously deleted files

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I have five computer equipped whit Win 2000 french edition. And some Win 2000 dont want to load the profil of the user ??? It take 2 or 3 reboot after it works ??? Whath I do wrong during the installation ??? The user are not defind on the machine but on the domaine ...help !!! Sorry for my english
 

A:Win 2k bug ????? Impossible =)))

Greetings

What errors are you getting? What happens when a user logs on? Are the profiles on the server or are they all on the local machine?

Cheers
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Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...
 

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Hey guys it's me again with my annoying and those that seem to be impossible-to-fix-problems.

Well 3 months ago i bought an AMD 5600+ Dual Core and i had lots of problems since then, believing it was defective, i wrote to AMD support and requested an RMA. My replacement arrived today. It fixed LOTS of random crashes and my computer was able to boot up properly with both rams placed on in dual channel. I went to play on Soulstorm, it crashed, sometimes half way through a game or sometimes about 5 minutes into the game. I went on another game which is Company of Heroes, it crashed too.

The only reason i tested these 2 games was because they crashed most of the times when i had the defective processor.I thought it was the RAM but i thought it wouldn't make any sense because while waiting for my replacement to arrive, i put in my old AMD Athlon 3500+ and it worked fine with EVERY SINGLE games so it couldn't be the RAM and it can't be the replacement either. Not knowing what else to do, i took one stick of ram out, and guess what? It worked like a charm ! I really have no idea what's going on inside but if anyone had been through this or anyone who knows how to fix please help and....ermm if it works you'll be able to rest assured that a person on earth is grateful and just wants to kill you with hugs XD

BTW this is my spec:
Abit AN52
OCZ PC26400 platinum edition
Radeon Sapphire 1950x Pro
AMD 5600+ Dual Core
Arctic Cooler 64 Pro
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A:Impossible! I need some serious help

Have you switched the ram modules around to see if it is stable with either one installed?
 

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,

Likekinds

A:Is this impossible?

Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Read the Red sticky at the top first
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!
 

A:Please Help Me...log On Impossible!

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ok..
My internet homepage get jiberish...
when i start up it prompts "adsfasdfadasd.com was unable to connect"
i have Icons that will not be deleted...i've tried everything..
i know you guys like the hijacked stuff so i got it and made a log.
I hope you guys can help me find a solution

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 1:29:55 AM, on 12/31/2004
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:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger Plus! 3\MsgPlus.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
c:\progra~1\intern~1\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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hi all i found this site after searching the net. i recently got a e-systems 1201 laptop with a faulty hard drive. i purchased a new western digital the wd3200bpvt i installed it and the laptop came to life heres the specs
1gb ram
320 wd hard drive
hann star j mv 4 0811 motherboard
intel pentium dual core
originally had vista on it

so i proceeded to install windows 7 with a boot disc ive used on a few computers get to expanding files then get a error ending in 570 then just rebbots . after searching the web for help i decided to burn another dvd didnt work same problem burned with different software nero same problem tried slower speed with imageburner and nero same problem sometime i get different errors but just wont install.

tried vista same problem tried all the above variants still same so i then tried booting from usb used win 7 usb software but still cant install it because of 1gb ram been trying x86.so tried to go back to good old xp got all way thru install entered key then bsod and crashes, since then i havent been able to get past installing devices without crashing on xp. tried all diff service packs still same tried custom made ones but same problems tried injecting sata driver with n lite but cant get it to work or load at boot, get loads of different problems some times wont detect drive or reads it as only 10 gb reformat then sometimes works but still wont install. tried vista and win 7 over and over im going crazy, ive tried recovery disks ... Read more

A:mission impossible!!!!!

Hi -

Where did Windows 7 originate? Did you purchase a full retail copy, upgrade from Vista, etc...?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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On my computer the other day I randomly hear advertisement videos playing. I can't find them so I close everything down and they are still going. I ran Malwarebytes several times and each time it picks up something. I downloaded Avast and it constantly pops up saying it blocked a random ad trying to play on my computer. It says that SVCHOST.EXE is the source. Also when I try to google something, no matter what I search for it takes me to lithuanian sites. Can someone please help? Thank you.

A:Impossible Ads Virus, Please help.

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) DownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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This morning, while attempting to move some files around my Windows 7 64bit laptop began telling me that I didn't have permission to do so, as I needed permission from the "TrustedInstaller". I googled this issue and resolved it by configuring permissions.

Feeling a little suspicious I decided to run Malwarebytes. As I attempted to install it, when asked what language I wanted - the program defaults to "Bosanski". Being that I work in IT and have cleaned hundreds of machines I installed it anyway and was able to blindly walk my way through it and run a scan. It came back clean.

I then went to "Region and Language" in the Control Panel and once I got in there, all the values started scrolling around madly until it settled on "Afrikaans (South Africa).

I then went to download Speccy, as to give you a screenshot of my system specs and the installer did the same thing. It chose the "Portuguese" language. I then tried to download some other programs and they all did the same thing.

Another bug that is happening is that when I attempt to move any files, Windows will not allow me to scroll down...it locks onto "My Documents" and then if I scroll down and choose a different directory...it immediately scrolls back up to My Documents.

I'm at my wits end with this, as googling as brought me nothing. One thread came close to what I was describing but it had no resolution. And most of the things from his log appear identi... Read more

A:Nearly Impossible To Describe, But I'll Try

Trustedinstaller *belongs* to the operating system and should not be moved or modified in any way. Also, keep in mind, just because you scanned with MBAM and came up clean, doesn't mean that your system, is in fact, clean. It sure sounds like malware, or some kind of virus, to me. If you have an installed AV, run a full system scan. Perhaps you could try restoring to a point before you had issues. I don't believe Trustedinstaller would have anything to do with the language issues that you are experiencing.

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For weeks now, I've been getting these Russian popups on several different websites that I frequent. I don't know how to get rid of them! I've run a plethora of malware programs and anti-virus programs and they still come up! I've left pictures below of what they look like, can anyone help me get rid of them?!
 
I haven't installed any toolbars or free programs recently.
No one but my son has been on my computer and he only checked my mail for me while I was in hospital.
I've tried opening Firefox in safe mode but it still happens (also happens in IE).
I've checked Firefox Add Ons and there's nothing fishy there.
Any idea how to make them go away?
This is what it looks normally (with Adblock Plus on)
This is what it looks like in safe mode

 
Thank you for your help!
xo: Carrie

A:Impossible popup! HELP!

Hello, I moved this from Win7 to Am I Infected for some scans.  Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.   Please Download TDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.   Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.•Close all open programs and internet browsers.•Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.•Click on Delete.•Confirm each time with Ok.•You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.•Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.•You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.>>>>Now I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScanHold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.Click the   butto... Read more

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Cannot start to safe mode
Cannot start task manager
Cannot change boot sequence...Wont allow setup to run, wont allow safe mode to run
When I try and access a program, I get a message that file is infected and will not allow it to run...all. exe files give this warning.

I have solved some anti virus problems, but this one is tops....wont allow access to anything...

Any pros wanna tackle this one?
 

A:The Impossible Virus??

Hooked a USB port keyboard, it recognized....for all that have this problem try this...then you can run MALWARE BYTES,etc.
 

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I'm done, I have troubleshooted my PC thousand times just trying to solve it.

Here my specs:
Intel core 2 duo E4600 @2.4 GHz

4GB of DDR2 Ram(not buffered)

DELL P301D Motherboard For the Vostro 220s System (Is one of those motherboard which just handles core2duo and below cpus

XFX 4GB R9 380

Logysis 550w power supply

Dell Vostro 200 Bios 1.0.16

Windows 8.1 Pro (Not original)

Alright, so my problem basically is that my on my r9 380 which is not DEAD doesn t display at all on the monitor, but on board graphics are just fine, here is the list of things that I've tried already:

Reset CMOS
Change form VGA to HDMI and DVI
Tried 3 different monitors
Tried the graphics card on another setup
Tested EVERY SINGLE COMPONENT BESIDES THE GRAPHICS CARD and they all work fine
Tested display cables, they all work
Tried my old gt 740 And it worked fine on the board (SO NO PCI-E x16 Express problems)
Cleared all AMD/NVIDIA DRIVERS
Disabled On board graphics
Make pci express principal display
Make sure all cables were tight up and worked correctly
Graphics card receiving enough power
PSU working on others pc
Ram, all fans, cpu, everything good.

Another thing that is interesting is that I connected 2 display ports (1 connected to the graphics card and one to the board) Guess what my motherboard actually detects my gpu but obviously shows up the dell unsupported video configuration

Like this: https://www.google.com.do/search?q=unsupported+video+fo...:

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I have a Gateway Laptop that is 5 years old. I rarely use it, but like to be able to use it outside or in bed when I'm bedridden (disabled). For 3 months now I cannot got on line with it. My desktop works fine, which is connected to a wireless Netgear router from BrightHouse (roadrunner). They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens. I can't get on line with a message that I have limmited or no connectivity. It seems to have something to do with loosing my network key and IP address. Since this is from Bright House I assumed they could fix it. I even paid $170 to a tech support team who got it up and running only to loose the connection again a few hours later. There must be a solution for this problem, I just can't find anyone who can fix it. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your time.

A:Problem seems impossible to fix?

<<They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens.>>

Have you asked...what the problem was...when you paid to have it serviced?

Louis

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Hey,

So, ever since I got the update for it in Windows Update, like a few months ago, I could never install IE9 on my computer. I have tried every possible means to install it.

-Download the modified (B00IE8/IE9) package
-Download the 32Bit (x86) Upgrade package
-Using Windows Update

And after multiple attemtps, I'm still opening IE8. Don't get me wrong, I have Google Chrome and Firefox, but I would like to have everything on this computer upgraded so I don't need to look at it in Windows Update.

Any ideas/suggestions?

Regards,
-TPS

A:It seems impossible to upgrade my IE8 to IE9

Any suggestions you guys? (Sorry to bump)

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hi,
I'm a beginning enthusiast in the computer world, but theres one problem that has got me stumped. When opening the ACT program on a windows XP I get a message that says, "Application has generated an exception that could not be handled. Process ID=0x798(1944), ID= 0x79c(1948)." then it asks if I want to use debugger to figure out the problem and so I'll click yes and then it says that the debugger is missing a component. Not only this the computer is constantly going into BSOD often times for "missing registry components". The memory is a little too small for all of the business programs put on the computer. I've ran at least four different types of spyware and virus removers in safe mode, they remove a few small spyware ads from caselmedia but there is never any kind of virus detected on the computer. Please help me out, I would really appreciate it if someone out there knows what to do. Thanks a bunch.
Ds.helper
 

A:impossible to figure out

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I've been trying out various clipboard replacements/boosters, but so far have not been able to find something that will let me copy from various dialogs and program windows. Is there a "Universal" copy tool that will let me copy from Event logs, command windows, and program interfaces to paste elsewhere? Free or commercial-I'm interested.
 

A:Copy the impossible?

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I have an HP dv2000 laptop. I am trying to get the built-in webcam to record properly and I can't figure it out.

When I use the HP software for the camera that came with the computer, 10 seconds of recording is over 100 megabytes...and the quality is amazingly terrible.

I've tried for 1 year to figure out why the camera is like this, and I've had no luck. I've looked at all options, settings, etc, and there are none to change this.

Why is the HP cam like this? I've had the computer for a year and I am not even able to put a simple video on youtube!

Does anyone know why HP built-in webcams record 10 seconds using 100 megabytes?
 

A:Impossible HP webcam?

Try this non-Hp webcam driver: http://mboffin.com/stuff/Webcam_Chicony_Driver_5.7.28.400.zip

If it still causes issues go back and re-install the newest HP driver

Please let me know the outcome
 

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Got a tough one. SD card now RAW. "The volume does not contain a recognized file system" Tried several recovery software including Recuva. No luck. Ran Malwarebytes. No luck (but did show there were file still there) Any ideas?
 

A:impossible sd recovery?

Have you tried ZAR (Zero Access Recovery) it has worked where none of the others have for me. It is free for cards.
 

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This is going to be a long post. I'll start from the beginning.

Windows 7 (64 bit premium) came to my door today. I put it in my disc, logged on to my windows xp account. A pop up came up saying, "close any programs still on xp". So i googled how to do that, and it said to wipe my fdisk. I opened the console and did so, but that it didn't know if it was an external or internal command. So i googled another way to do it, and it get compmgmt.msc as a command to enter into my start>run thingy. I do that, and i go to disk management. Then i went to format, and hit the start button (not on the bottom of the screen, the little pop up window from format). Then it tells me i need to go to safe mode. I did, and went to the command prompt safe mode. I typed in fdisk, but got the same message as before. I hit restart, and went into regular safe mode. The other places i read about said to do it in administrator. The administrator had never been there before, and had just popped up. I hit enter on the password to see if it would go, but it wouldnt. so i hit restart, but this time windows 7 started up instead. Then i got stuck and froze my computer, so i restarted again. Then this message popped up before i get to the loading screen:

windows could not start becasue the following file is missing or corrupt: <windows root>\system\hal.dll.
please reinstall the above file.
now i've lost the windows xp disk, and many other websites have told me to just :re... Read more

A:impossible to get from windows xp to 7

You can't start setup from Windows. And you can't format the drive from which you are running Windows, any more than you can dig a hole in the ground you are standing on. You need to boot from the DVD and then remove the partitions when you have the option. After that, just follow the prompts.

There is no "fdisk" in Windows since around 10 years ago and it shouldn't be used on modern systems. Partitioning and formatting are part of setup. There are no messages from Windows 7 setup that mention fdisk, ever.
 

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I am unable to down load any attachment with my OS currently. The problem just recently started. If I receive and email I cannot open the attachment because I cannot download them. any suggestions as how to fix this problem?
 

A:Downlading impossible

Does the problem occur with an email client? If so, which one(s)? Exactly what happens when you try to open or download an attachment? Any error message(s)?

Does the problem occur using web mail? If so, which browser(s) and which email service(s)? Exactly what happens when you try to open or download an attachment? Any error message(s)?
 

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I have what would seem at first to be a very simple problem with my wireless mice, but all of my attempts at solving it have yielded no progress. I am hoping for someone hardware-savvy to help me out. Here's my schtick:

I began experiencing skipping with my wireless mouse just subtle enough to irritate me and throw off my game (Dota and the like) a few weeks ago. I was using, at that time, a larger Logitech mouse. Unfortunately, I can't recall the make of it, but I had been using it for at least two or three years. One of my front USB ports on my machine doesn't work at all, but I tried the back of my tower and also on the side of my secondary monitor. No improvement. So naturally, I concluded that either my mouse or receiver was just aged and in need of replacement.

I have now been using this Logitech m510 for a week, but the slight skipping is still there, at times more or less noticeable. This led me to believe it was a trouble with the surface of my wooden desktop. I cleaned it thoroughly-- nothing. I tried a mouse pad-- nothing. The receiver is in clear sight directly beside my shoulder, so I would like to think that interference could not possibly be so sensitive. Where is the trouble? Coincidentally ALL of my USB ports?

My PC is a decently powerful machine, I built it within the last year. I am running Win7 64-bit from a Corsair Force 3 SSD with an i5-2500k CPU and 8GB of RAM. My GPU is an AMD Radeon HD 6800. Any ideas? If you need more information fr... Read more

A:The Impossible Mouse!

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