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Q: Bunch Of A010... Files

Just about every time I'm on the computer, either AVG or Prevx1 finds a bunch of files that begin with A010...with various numbers. Extensions include exe, bat, com, and dll. I feel like I have a serious problem here. What do I do?!?

Preferred Solution: Bunch Of A010... Files

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.

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A: Bunch Of A010... Files

I noticed in your other post you said that you're close to formatting your HD...well before you do that, try this!I suggest posting a HijackThis log in the HJT Logs and Analysis Forum. Here is a link to that Forum: HJT ForumPlease follow the preparation directions and try not to alter your system until you receive help from one of our HJT Team Members. These preparation directions have you run several scanners in order to remove most of the malware on your system and this may help alleviate immediate problems! The preparation directions are found at the following link:Prep Guide for Posting HJT LogsPlease note: Do not try to fix any problems with HJT yourself. This is an advanced tool and requires expert analysis.It may take a couple days to get a response, but please be patient. Once someone gets to your log you will be in good hands! I hope this helps!

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Not that I think I have any malware, but worth doing a scan. Whats with all the missing files? What should be fixed here? Thanks.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:21:19 AM, on 7/9/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Razer\Mamba\RazerTray.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Realtime Soft\RTSHookInterop\x32\RTSHookInterop.exeC:\Users\Wallboy\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Users\Wallboy\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Users\Wallboy\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Users\Wallboy\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Exp... Read more

A:Bunch of missing files

Hello and 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. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.-----------------------------------------------------------We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, ... Read more

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Hello. Someone please kindly help me and I will be so very appreciative.
I have a pretty new computer and Windows 8. (I am not skilled in Windows 8 fyi.)
This morning I rebooted my computer. I noticed that it said it was doing some sort of update.
When the computer restarted, I lost all my files (pdf's and Word documents) that had been on my desktop. The desktop had a 'flower' in the background and seems all different.
Also, google chrome was gone, so I had to reinstall that.
Google drive 'showed' somewhere, but some prompt told me I had to reinstall that, so I reinstalled it.
When I look in google drive all of my recent files (again, lots of Word documents and pdf's) are gone: The most recent date if 12-2-12.
I need all of my files back, and I am clueless on what to do. Most of my files had been stored in Google Drive, but some I kept on the desktop. I always made a 'backup', so I thought that would protect me.
Please help me.
If anyone is in the USA and willing to speak with me, please let me know that.

A:Help !!! Lost a bunch of my files !!!

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I wish I knew when this happened. I added a DNS 323 network drive back in April, and interestingly the .dcm extension files all date to the 16th of April. I think it must have something to do with the Memeo software that came with the drive. Is there anyway to get the files out of .dcm and back to what they were? There is so much stuff that I thought I had that would be gone. Getting it back would be nice.

A:A bunch of my files have been converted to .dcm and not by me and now I need them

if you know what each file is right click it and choose open with, use the bit that lets you choose from the list and then tick the box that says "always use this program to open the file"

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I have 250 PCs to copy files to. I try to accomplish this taks in DOS as follows.

FOR /F "tokens=1" %%G IN (machines.txt) do (xcopy c:\temp\test.txt \\%%G\C$\temp\test.txt)

Where machines.txt is a list of PCs.

I am starting to learn VBScript and like to know how it is done in VB SCript.

Thank you

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Allright, so when I woke up this morning and turned my computer on/logged into my user account, I got an error I'd never seen before. I didn't think much of it at the time, so I didn't note exactly what it said, but it was something about a problem with "aawservice.exe", which is an Ad-Aware file (as far as I know). So I closed that and tried to sign into MSN, at which point I received another error, this time saying, "Windows Live Messenger has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience." I tried a few more times and continued to get the same error. Firefox seemed to be working fine, aside from the security notice I was getting every time I had to login to a site (Facebook, etc.). A few minutes after I had logged in, I got another random "...has encountered a problem and needs to close..." error, this time for "jusched.exe". I tried restarting my computer a couple of times and got the exact same results, so I tried a boot-time scan with Avast and it found nothing. After that, I logged back into my user account and tried MSN one more time, only to find that I had accidentally deleted the main .exe file for it....so I went to the Windows Live Messenger site and downloaded the installation file. During the installation, I got yet another "...has encountered a problem and needs to close..." error, this time for the installation itself. I re-tried it and got the same error again, at... Read more

A:Suddenly getting a bunch of different errors from a bunch of different applications?

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Hi, I have this problem sometimes when I download software it isn't something that you can just click next, next etc its a ton of separate files like say maybe 50 and I try to highlight them all and open but the computer doesnt like that. I don't get it and its annoying. Whats going on and how do I avoid this?

A:Software when downloaded comes in a bunch of separate files

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I got a copy of windows 7 professional and it will not allow me to just upgrade to it from vista home basic so I have to back up a lot of random stuff onto DVDs. I 136GBs of steam games and I would rather not have to download them all again once I install windows 7. Is there a way I can divide my 136gb steam apps folder amongst a bunch of DVDs then extract it into a new steam installation in windows 7? I would rather not use 7z to make a bunch of seperate files because it would take so long. Though if you know of settings that would allow it to compress everything into a bunch of seperate files faster please tell me!

A:Is there software that backs up any files onto a bunch of DVDs?

That's going to be a lot of DVD's. You don't have a spare hard drive sitting around that you can use for backups? How about just buying a cheap HD and using that for the OS and the current drive for games/files?

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Okay, so first of all I realize deleting things in the registry is really dumb. Well I was trying to extract some files using winrar and I kept getting the program not responding error. So I tried to uninstall winrar and it said that the file was in use. So basically I went in the registry and started deleting anything that said winrar......

The next time I rebooted, after I signed in all that was showing was my desktop wallpaper. I used control-alt-delete and was able to open firefox from there to get the command line for system restore. I then used system restore to go back to 3 days before I deleted the files. Well that brought back the files on my desktop, start menu/taskbar, etc.

Unfortunately there are still a few problems. While running firefox, there is a grey bar inbetween my taskbar and the internet window that says things like "transferring data from www.bleeping....". The grey box is blank except for one red " ^ " at the far left. Also it will not let me use commands like ctrl+P for printing or ctrl+D to bookmark or any other commands. Also I cannot click on buttons or else I would host some images via imageshack.

I did not back up my registry so any backup programs won't help. Is there a registry fixing program out there or anything else I can do? I already tried a second system restore that went back a week before the "file deleting" and that didn't help.

A:I Deleted A Bunch Of Winrar Files In The Registry

Hi wounded21 and welcome to BleepingComputer.

Have you tried doing a last good configuration?

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I am a student in college and I left my vista disk in my storage. So I'm on summer break without it (big mistake). and so i was attacked by a virus and now i cannot update and all these pop-ups keep coming. i finally defeated the viruses but it took stuff with it. "system restore" didnt help because something is missing, cant update something is missing, etc.

please help how can i reload my system without a disk... is that even possible? please please help me!!!!

My System:
Vista Home Premium 32bit
AVG Anti-Virus Free

A:Missing A Bunch of System32 Files (Virus Attack)

Try running System Files - SFC Command, and maybe try running a full scan with one or some of these to see if there still maybe some infection left.

The home of Spybot-S&D!
SUPERAntiSpyware.com - Downloads

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Malwarebytes also found worm.runounce. Tried deleting the worm but it still keeps coming back. A good majority of my programs are also failing to launch. I either get a "0xc000007b" error, "nota valid win32 application" or nothing at all and would just not launch. Please help

A:Finding a bunch of "(pcname).eml" files everywhere. Programs fail to launch, etc

Hi there,Malwarebytes do not target worms - you will need to use an antivirus.Try this.Emsisoft Emergency KitPlease download Emsisoft Emergency Kit and save it to your desktop. Double click on the EmsisoftEmergencyKit file you downloaded to extract its contents and create a shortcut on the desktop. Leave all settings as they are and click the Extract button at the bottom. A folder named EEK will be created in the root of the drive (usually c:\).After extraction please double-click on the new Start Emsisoft Emergency Kit icon on your desktop.The first time you launch it, Emsisoft Emergency Kit will recommend that you allow it to download updates. Please click Yes so that it downloads the latest database updates.When update is complete, click Malware Scan. When asked if you want the scanner to scan for Potentially Unwanted Programs, click Yes. Emsisoft Emergency Kit will start scanning.When the scan is completed click Quarantine selected objects. Note, this option is only available if malicious objects were detected during the scan.When the threats have been quarantined, click the View report button in the lower-right corner, and the scan log will be opened in Notepad.Please save the log in Notepad on your desktop and post the contents in your next reply.When you close Emsisoft Emergency Kit, it will give you an option to sign up for a newsletter. This is optional, and is not necessary for the malware removal process.===Security Check by screen317Download Security Check by scre... Read more

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Does HP have any remote control app which canbe used to control volume etc.. for HP Pavilion 27-a010   

A:HP Pavilion 27-a010

If you are talking about using your phone as a remote control, then there are several apps for Android or Apple products that allow you to do this. Just search the app stores for PC and remote... you'll need to install the app on your phone and software on your PC from the app manufacturer's web site. I think Google has a remote desktop app if youhave android.

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I am trying to add a second display to a Pavilion 510-a010.  New display is on a VGA cable, and there is a splitter, but the new display is not detected.  I have applied the latest HP update for the AMD Radeon video, but it has not enabled the second display as anything but a copy of display #1.  How do I add a second display, or do I have to get another computer?

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I am wishing to upgrade the hard drive in my new Envy AIO since it came with only a 5400rpm drive to a hybrid 7200rpm. I have read from previous posts that it is difficult due to the location of the drive sitting behind the curved monitor and to access it you have to remove it. I also have watched a video on someone doing this but they didn't mention how they were able to over come the strong adhesive that attaches the bevel to the monitor without breaking the screen. Is there a documented way to remove the bevel without force? This seems to be a poor engineering design for hard drive replacement or upgrades as well as memory grades where you have to go a step furhter and remove the motherboard since the RAm is located on the back side with no access. I am a computer engineer and very hardware savy and am very concerned about opening up the system to upgrade the hard drive. Any suggestions for removing the bevel safely would be greatly appreciated.

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Does anyone know whether it is possible and how difficult it is to update the i5 CPU to an i7?  

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Hi i purchase the envy 34-a010, and sometimes it freezes and i have to turn it off completely. Need HELP! Thanks

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Hello. My new (1) month old computer has no power. It's a tower but has a power supply on the cord like a laptop.90W 19.5V.My multimeter says it is only putting out 16 volts.Computer does nothing. Would a 3.5 volt drop in this power cause this?HP support only open 9-5 M-F and it's Sat night.Seems like such a small power supply for even the little tower this is.Can I get this under warranty?Thanks for your time.Robert 

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I need instructions about how to get the computer to boot from a CD/DVD, so I can test a Backup Recover DVD that I just created. I use Esc and the function-key to reach the Startup Boot Menu, but which option will allow boot from DVD?Error messages, if any: NONEAny changes made to your system before the issue occurred: NONE

A:HP Pavilion 510-a010 How do I boot from a DVD?(I want to ...

Hi: Please read this general guide for how to boot from a DVD on all desktop PC's that come with Windows 8 or newer... http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03659945/

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I would like to get the part # for the display on my all in one.  I seemed to have cracked it while i replacing the mega slow HD that came with the machine.  Is it possible to find out the part number and what the cost? Thanks

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I have a new HP desktop, model number 27-A010 Touch. The microphone does not recognize my voice,. I have set up mic but it still does not work for "Cortana". I vae downloaded the most recent RealTek driver. Any sugggestions

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The HP website claims the 510-a010 has 5.1 channel audio.  I have a logitech z506 system properly connected to the 3 jacks in the rear panel.  All I can get is stereo.  I think I need to reconfigure the back panel jacks but do not know how. Have tried several drivers - current version is, but all drivers on HP site have same issue. Any ideas?  Thanks The following text is from the HP spec page for this model. Audio Codec: ALC3863-CGHigh Definition (Azalia) 5.1 channel audio supportAudio jack presence detection

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I opened up my case but there doesnt seem to be a place to install a new GPU. I have integrated graphics, but they're not exactly great. Was wondering if I'm just missing something or if I truly just can't upgrade.

A:New HP 510-a010 owner...Any way to upgrade graphics card?

Hi: I agree with you. I took a look at the motherboard illustration, and I do not see any kind of expansion slots available for add on graphics, or any other PCIe card. The only upgrades that can be done appear to be to increase the memory if you don't already have 2 x 8 GB installed.

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Hello i just want to know if i could in any way install a graphics card in my mini tower or my hp(260-a010) desktop cause i cant find any ports in the computer that could be able to connect to a gpu. Also i just got in to gaming, my friends told me this model was a good pc to start off with light gaming and i what to push in to another games but the stock gpu is holding me back plz i need anyones help.

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I just bought this 2 days ago. The only changes I've made are recommended upgrades by HP, Windows, and installed Vipre. After uninstalling McAfee, I restarted, as required--except it's been stuck in "Restarting" for 3 hours. I read reviews on this machine after I bought it, and am wondering should I just take it back?

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Worked fine this morning but now turning power on doesn't send signal to monitor, nor does white power light button light up but something making noise, probably a fan. Unit does not appear overheated at all. It's 70 degrees in my house. I've tried turning it off for awhile and unplugging it to no avail. PC is under warranty until October 2017 that's the good news. Please help.

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I have a project where I need to search a large amount of text files on my home PC. I recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7. My research indicated this feature was available in Windows 7.

If you do a search in Windows XP, you get a bunch of fields. You can pick to search for text INSIDE the particular sub folder structure.

I have found this feature in Windows 7, but it is different. I have tried using wild cards but it does not seem to work properly.

Thanks for any advice, if you need further assistance, I could make a video to show the issue.

A:Searching a bunch of text files for a particular text string

I don't have Windows 7. So I can't comment on how effective the search feature is. But I know I would not be able to function without the tool Agent Ransack.

It's a free utility, see if it will work for your needs: http://www.softpedia.com/reviews/windows/Agent-Ransack-Review-60432.shtml

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when I use certain programs - mainly firefox, but it has also happened in excel (when I copied and pasted some calculation from firefox), my computer automatically starts adding the letter 'q' ( if I do not delete them, it could be hundreds) on its own.

I have made sure that the 'q' key is not pressed accidentally when this happens

I have Windows 7, mainly use chrome but also use firefox

Any ideas on how to get rid of these q's


A:a whole bunch of q's

If this is not a laptop, have you tried another keyboard?

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OK two major problems I noticed recently that made me think something is going on...

upd.exe kept magically re-appearing (after deleting) on my desktop and also Mirc kept loading at startup and closing really fast. One day I sat down to my machine and my desktop background was gone like someone had access my computer remotely using VNC or something...

I ran the following programs:
1.) adaware + vcleaner (nothing after 2 scans)
2.) spybot S&D (some sexsite thing)
3.) x-cleaner (nothing)
4.) AVG antivirus scan (found: downloader.generic2.HBM)
5.) PREVX1
6.) Trendmicro online scan (see below)
7.) some ETRUST/www.ca.com online scanner (found OIN.exe and "yazzlegateway clspring!generic")
8.) CWSHREDDER (nothing)

trend micro online found the most things:











HTTTP cookies

WINXP with all updates installed

This is my HIJACKTHIS LOG, do I look clean? Any other suggestions of stuff to try and run?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:55:25 PM, on 7/30/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati... Read more

A:upd.exe, OIN.exe and a bunch of others...

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

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

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

It looks like you've done a good job of cleaning it out, but let's run a couple tools and see if anything still lurks.


Download Ewido Anti-MalwareInstall Ewido Anti-Malware
Double-click the icon on Desktop to launch Ewido
You will need to update Ewido to the latest definition files.On the top of the main screen click Shield
Click the word active to change it to inactive
On the top of the main screen click Update.
Then click on Start Update. The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update EwidoOnce the update has completed select the "Scanner" i... Read more

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hi hope this is in the right section today i have been having issues with google chrome internet explorer and firefox.when i open up ie i get a error message and when i click ok another page opens and the message comes again and when i hit enter it happens again and again and now opera wont load it just shoes it loading and stays and when i open firefox a bunch of windows open and i get a strange site opening i have done a deep scan and removed all the virusis it found and still the same thing here is my hijackthis log hope some one can help thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:14:01 PM, on 11/19/2010
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16386)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Default Manager\DefMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\VIPRE\SBAMTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\Platform\4.0.0417.0\mswinext.exe

R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
O1 - Hosts: ::1 localhost
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A:bunch of issues

you will continue to be infected running an out of date version of Vista

before we go any further

Please run the MGA Diagnostic Tool and post back the report it creates:
Download MGADiag to your desktop.
Double-click on MGADiag.exe to launch the program
Click "Continue"
Ensure that the "Windows" tab is selected (it should be by default).
Click the "Copy" button to copy the MGA Diagnostic Report to the Windows clipboard.
Paste the MGA Diagnostic Report back here in your next reply.


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Hi, I have an older laptop that I use for school. Recently, I had a nasty virus, so I just decided to wipe the computer clean and start over, which I did successfully. Now I need to download the drivers but I am getting frustrated. I thought I had a drivers disk, but I don't. I went on the Lenovo website thinking I could get them all from there, but I am so confused. I have no idea which drivers I need. I think because its an older laptop, they don't have updated support for the model I have.

I tried looking in the device manager to see which ones are missing but I can't make any sense of it. When I do a Google search, I see all sorts of sites where I can download free drivers, but I have no idea which sites to trust to download. For all I know, those are all Malware. Can someone please help me?

I know for sure I need the driver for my wireless card but I am missing many others too. According to the Device Manager, these all have yellow questions marks (missing drivers):
-Audio device on High Definition Audio Bus
-Base System Device
-Base System Device
-Base System Device
-Fingerprint Sensor
-Foxconn Bluetooth 2.0 plus EDR
-Modem Device on High Definition Audio Bus
-Network Controller
-SM Bus Controller
-Video Controller
-Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

Lenovo 3000 V100
Windows XP Professional

Let me know what other info you need. Thank you.

A:Need a bunch of drivers but don't know where to get them

Hmmm, I see a host of drivers for this notebook on the Lenovo Support Site.

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If norton is scanning on its own the computer will reset and remain in constant reboot until I use the windows cd and go into repair mode and run the FIXBOOT and FIXMBR commands in the Windows recovery console, (I think my norton is hacked or something) and if i try to restart without the cd it says boot error or something and won't start....

And after I usually find the same tracking cookie repair list:
20 Tracking Cookies
Cookie:[email protected]/ - No action taken
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Cookie:Orphan Cleanup - No action taken
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my windows firewall is locked on because I cant access the options becaus... Read more

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HI for the past few day's i have been having a lot of problems with my computer.i cannot cut and paste i cant access the search function i cant drag and drop i have no sound i cannot access system restore or pc recovery i lost my win xp disks i have done a search for viruses and got rid of the ones i found could someone please help me out and tell me what to do?

A:bunch of problems

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Hello all,

I am having a few problems with my computer.

1 - upon start up i have an windows explorer error that reads ""onoes.exe" has encounterd a problem.

2 - also upon starup i have another windows explorer error but for "msvcrt.dll"

The computer had quite a few spyware on it so i ran vundo and also super anti spyware but im still getting a few here and there, i have a hijack this log so if anyone can help me out i would really appreciate it!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:14:19 PM, on 10/25/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\... Read more

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Whenever I search with Google in Firefox, when I click on my results, it redirects me to a random page (Elle.com, woman's day, etc.)

iexplore.exe is constantly running in the background, and I use Firefox as my main browser.

Occasionally (every 10-15 minutes) I will hear a click, as if I clicked on a link, thru my headset, and my current brower window will become a background window.

Windows Movie Maker is not working for crap, whenever I open it, it says it needs to close.

Hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:03:12 PM, on 3/23/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\CDBurnerXP\NMSAccessU.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exe
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A:Bunch of problems with my PC.

/bump for help.

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Hey guys. Got a whole bunch of issues happening simultaneously. I dont know if they are related or not either so ill just list them all independently (not all are net related but they may be pertinent...?)

First of all, Im running Vista home premium, core 2 duo on 1gb RAM and plenty of HDD space left. I just restored my computer to factory settings because some of these things popped up before. Anyway:

- Firefox (3) freezes up and crashes every time I try to sign out of my email (gmail).

- IE7 opens up and crashes instantly. Thats even after I set it to no homepage.

- Some web pages will not open in ANY browser (Firefox, IE, Opera, Flock). There is no error message or anything. The browser just acts as if I did not hit enter or clicked the "go" button. These pages tend to be sites that I visit regularly (netflix, dodtracker)

- explorer has started slowing down drastically and restarts frequently.

- windows media player frequently crashes (errors pop up even when it is not in use)

- task manager indicates that PCMservice.exe is possibly hogging resources (70,000k+ on average).

Does this sound like one single issue? They all came about the same time.


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I get all kinds of popups and i cant play any games in full screen mode, it will stay in full screen until i click the mouse button. And i have very slow performance as well

A:bunch of spyware

1. Download this file -> http://download.bleepingcomputer.com...a/ComboFix.exe

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

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

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

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Hello, I'm new to this forum I really need help because my computer has become extremely slow and is freezing up more than usual. I know for a fact that my computer has a lot of problems like Ezula, Bargain Buddy, XXXtoolbar and such. Clocksync keeps popping up, Inet Delivery, Memory Watch, Startuim, Lycos Sidesearch, Ist.svc, Purity Scan, Statblaster, Help express and my winservn keeps saying it has problems. Also, when I start up my computer, Powerscan appears and tells me it can clean out porn when I don't even look at it! Any help is greatly appreciated.

Here are my HijackThis Results

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 7:11:27 PM, on 11/1/03
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:

A:A whole bunch of problems :(


Do this in order:

1) Open Internet Explorer -> Tools -> Internet Options -> delete cookies, delete files (select off-line content), clear history. Then click ok and exit Internet Explorer.
2) Read http://tomcoyote.org/SPYBOT/index1.html then download and run SpyBot. Make sure to get the updates for SpyBot before you have it scan your computer. After you scan and remove anything SpyBot finds, make sure to click the Immunize button followed by OK and then click the Immunize button in the right pane.
3) Run two of the following free Anti-Virus programs here:

http://housecall.trendmicro.com - I found this to work the best.



4) Post a fresh HiJackThis log.

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We have a broadband internet connection running through a NetGear wireless modem. I can connect perfectly fine on my laptop (that's what I'm posting on right now). However, the internet isn't working on our desktop nor is it working for our Xbox Live.

The Linksys hub says the adapter is inactive. I'm not quite sure what that means considering it obviously is working to some extent as I'm on here. Also, Xbox Live could initially find an internet connection but still couldn't connect. It kept giving me error messages.

So, in summation, wireless internet is working fine for the laptop. Desktop internet isn't working. Xbox Live is now freaking out (it went from finding a connection and giving error's to randomly telling me that the parent's Windows Live ID isn't valid in a matter of ten minutes or so). Now, this was all working about two hours ago and nobody really did anything to mess with it.

Any help would be appreciated on all fronts.


A:I'm having a bunch of trouble..

Couple of things:

Are the computer and Xbox connected DIRECTLY to your router or are they on a seperate Switch?

If they are direct, what error message to you get from your computer? What do you get when you do an ipconfig /all?

Have you restarted, (power down and wait @ 30 seconds) your router and internet modem and tried again?

If they are direct, what happens if you DISABLE your WIRELESS and CONNECT Direct to your router? Does it also fail? Could it be cable related?

Let us know! With that, hopefully we can get you real soon!

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Vista Ultimate IE9

Tools/Internet Options/Advanced/Reset/Reset
then there a red x next to applying default settings.
I also can't run any programs. example: malwarebytes.
I downloaded exe fix but I get the same popup message.

The popup tells me the parameter is incorrect.

When I was trying to take care of the first problem I went into the computer/properties/secutity area. I don't know how I did it but I removed Special permissions and don't know how to return it. I have all other boxes ticked. I think my problems are in this area somewhere.

When I'm in safe mode I can access the programs.
What can I do?

A:bunch of problems

Can you login from the Safemode and try running your exe's and let me know.

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I have two partitions, C and D.
Windows and all programs are suited on C, while on D I keep music, documents and things of such sort.
I left yesterday my PC on to finish some torrent and when I woke up, the thing got bloody messy in almost every task.
Some popup also opens at random, displaying something about antispyware and adware software, pretty ironic since adware makes it.
There was also some tray icon that was displaying the same thing in balloon, but I found the file causing it and purged the bastard.
Oh, and I can't start Task Manager for some reason, whatever it may be.
I am running Vista Ultimate and I humbly ask for help
I thank you in advance

I removed myself almost everything (at least seems like everything, thought I doubt it) but now explorer keeps crashing on startup.

A:Bunch Of Nastiness

Sorry to here about your troubles.Download Malware Bytes' Anti-malware from here (green download button, middle of the page). Save the file to your desktop and then run the installer.Now run the program and select the update tab. On the update mirror, select: "MalwareSupport.com" and then click "Check for Updates". Let it update. Please allow this program to access the internet if your firewall asks you.Then, go to settings, make sure all options are checked.Finally, go to the Scanner tab and then select "Perform Full Scan"Let it scan...it will then produce a log and open it up in notepad. Again, allow your firewall for this program to open up Notepad if it alerts you.Please post the log back here.

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Windows XP, SP 2, tons of pop-ups and I suspect malware too.
I ran a kaspersky online scan and here are the results. Thanks in advance.

Scan statistics
Files scanned 55865
Threat name 20
Infected objects 404
Suspicious objects 1
Duration of the scan 01:31:21

And my hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:57:39 AM, on 10/16/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
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A:Bunch of Malware and pop-ups need help

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

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

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

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


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

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

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


Download ComboFix from one of these locations:

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3

* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop
Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware ap... Read more

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$10 through Paypal for whoever is the FIXER of the problem

Spybot says no Malware, I know thats a lie =/ So Basically I NEED HELP

All Processes, Cant work out how to delete read the 5 steps and was still confused.

// 3101 products on list:
007 Spy Software
3D Canvas
602Pro PC SUITE (602Photo v2001)
602Pro PC SUITE (602Tab v2001)
602Pro PC SUITE (602Text v2001)
AB System Spy
ABI Coder
Acceler8or Project
ACD FotoCanvas 3.0
ACD FotoSlate 3.0
ACDSee 5.0
ACDSee 6.0
Action Liveshow Showtime
Actions Monitor
Activity Logger
Activity Monitor
Actual Keylogger
Addictive Technologies
Adm... Read more

A:Bunch Of Malware Help Help Help XD



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So my laptop started to crash on me today giving me a ton of errors and a bunch of pop ups but everything i have tryed so far has left me with the same thing i have tryed AVG RegCure and i am getting these codes

& BAD_POOL something

Thanks for the help and I look forward to getting back on track with this website

A:Help a bunch of errors

also this one just came up


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I'm using the Pro 64 bit version.

1) On my music/media folders I can't arrange the files the way I want it; they just snap in place. Is there a custom setting in there?

2) Sometimes when I play a video, the taskbar switches color to match the video. How do I make it to constantly match my wallpaper?

3) Is there a way to bring the Show Desktop to the left side?

4) What's a good program to create shortcuts? I used WinKey before this, but it's not supported in Windows 7.

5) I can't seem to change the icon for my mp3s. I chose Foobar to open them, but I can only get the icon I want to display if I set them to open with WMP.


A:I have a bunch of questions

Hello Chaoz,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

1) They have removed the no sort choice, so you can no longer arrange them in any order you like. There are several choices though.

2) Haven't heard of this yet. Maybe someone else has a thought.

3) No

4) You can easily create a new shortcut by rt. click choose new and shortcut. Browse to the location of the target, Next, Give it a name, Finish. To give it a different icon, right click the new shortcut/properties/Change icon. Browse to the icon you wish to use select it, press OK.

5) Haven't used Foobar, but sounds like it is not picking up the icons properly. Do you have the latest version? You could try running in Compatibility mode, but I don't know that it will help. Info here if needed: Compatibility Mode

Hope this helps,


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Hey guys...

Sorry to being asking for help, but I'm getting desperate with this... Since 20 minutes ago, my Avira antivir started popping a window saying that it had found a TR/FakeAlert , and from that on, a Windows Xp 2008 antivirus appeared ( a fake antivirus of course ), and started scanning my computer. After that, a image started to appear, saying my computer was affected by spyware, and to saying to get a spyware and antivirus. Avira won't take the virus off, so I ran Hijackthis and deleted the files that were infected. BUT, now the fake antivirus doesn't appear, but I can't go into the control+alt+delete thingy to control the processes and I know that I still have the infection... What should I do?

I use comodo firewall, avira antivirus...
Please help me and thanks in advance!

A:Infected With A Whole Bunch!

I just noticed I can't change my desktop image... it doesn't appear the bracket to select it... If I go to rightclick at desktop->properties I only see 3 thingies up there, one of them to choose the theme, another one to choose the screen resolution and colors, and another one to choose the appearance...
Please help me

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I have a friend?s desktop HP Pavilion 513n and am having trouble disinfecting it. Hard to believe but it was running without anti virus or firewall, connected to a cable modem. He had Norton Antivirus running but uninstalled it when the subscription ran out. I have run Rnav2003 to finish the uninstall. It runs WinXP with all updates installed. His son has had a few different P2P programs that have been uninstalled, I?m not sure which ones. Initially, spybot or adaware would not scan. After scans of both in safe mode, then boot time scans of spybot and avast anti virus, I still can?t get rid of the crap. I?ve installed Microsoft anti spy ware as well. Ran a hijack log and posted it to this website:


received an automated reply and fixed all items that weren?t returned as safe. Boot time scans with spybot now continue to generate the message of items cannot be fixed because they are in memory. The offending items are, 180 solutions, Coolwwwsearch (23 entries), network essentials.smart pops. Other items have been edonkey, NewDotNet, and webhancer. MS anti spy ware also generated a message at one point about smscfg.ini. I should have written it down but none the less did not allow the change as was recommended by MS.

At this point, the machine is at least not frozen, but it?s not running very well either. I would really appreciate any help in getting rid of the remaining garbage. After reading some of the other posts, it appears there are some go... Read more

A:a bunch of junkware

Here is the log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:52:45 AM, on 1/17/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpsysdrv] c:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KBD]... Read more

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