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Cloudnet Infection (my own silly fault) :,-(

Q: Cloudnet Infection (my own silly fault) :,-(

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4078 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 223 GB (157 GB Free); D: 915 GB (249 GB Free); E: 15 GB (8 GB Free); G: 1862 GB (598 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0GDG8Y
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

Hi, I have a cloudnet infection. Computer is still working OK, but it looks pretty bad. Appreciate your help. I attach an ADWCleaner report.

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Preferred Solution: Cloudnet Infection (my own silly fault) :,-(

I recommend trying the free service from Zip Cloud. It's currently our users' favorite backup and storage solution and will save you headaches down the line.

You can get it direct from this link http://goo.gl/rFYDxc. (This link will open the Zip Cloud homepage.)

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That's what I think they are called. The 3 grey blocks which should sit on the right of my screen, I think they are 'data block' 'cd block' and some other block. They have disappeared, and Sony helpdesk is ignoring me, can anyone tell me how to put them back. I have a vaio desktop with xp 2002. Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Silly silly question re: data block

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My daughter's computer got hijacked. I've used LavaSoft AdWare and hijackthis to locate and "attempt" to remove the junk. However, I have, or the unwanted software has, created a problem at this point that won't allow me to boot the machine. I get the following fatal message:

Invalid Page Fault in Module SORAPI.DLL at 167: 100178f4

I tried bringing the machine up in Safe Mode, but got the same error.

Before I decide to use her machine for a boat anchor, can someone help me get it running again?

Thanks!
Diakonos
 

A:Win 98 - Won't Boot - Invalid Page Fault (likely VX2 infection)

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Hi
I just moved from the US back to Europe and had recently put together a new PC.
3.6Ghz Intel Processor
Intel Motherboard
Antec Case and 380W power supply
etc, etc

Was very happy with my new system BUT admist all the unpacking and distractions I forgot to switch the voltage selector at the back of the power supply to 230, so needless to say when I powered up the system there was a load bang and a puff of smoke!!!

I figured the power supply was fried and so I tested a new one (leaving everything else the same) but after momentarily starting it too collapsed. So I changed the heatsink but again it briefly powered up and then stopped. What is the likehood that the Chip and/or the motherboard are toast????
 

A:Silly silly mistake

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hey guys not sure if this belongs in this forum but i just got a blue screen with this error up after trying to connect to a wireless network. going through the event viewer i have the following details

Error code 10000050, parameter1 a50773d0, parameter2 00000000, parameter3 ad0931bb, parameter4 00000000.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.


0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 35 1000005
0020: 30 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d 0 Param
0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 61 35 eters a5
0030: 30 37 37 33 64 30 2c 20 0773d0,
0038: 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 00000000
0040: 2c 20 61 64 30 39 33 31 , ad0931
0048: 62 62 2c 20 30 30 30 30 bb, 0000
0050: 30 30 30 30 0000


if anyone can shed some light on what happened id be grateful

thanks

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Ntfs.sys PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGE AREA / Registry Fault

Many Thanks in advance??this is my first time I have had a PC problem.

MY PC is 18th mth old Dell Inspiron 530 running Windows Vista 4 x 1 GB RAM

The problem started when I was watching a video clip on Windows media player. The screen started breaking up on to horizontal coloured lines ( predomenantly Pink) and the PC froze.
I tried rebooting in safe mode however it wouldn?t allow, howevere managed to do Start up repair.

At first I was getting a blue screen Ntfs.sys PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGE AREA , however after reboot a number of times , including running CHKDSK and startup repair , the system eventually let me through to the windows log on screen. After logging ( the sreen you access programms from) the screens breaking up again on to horizontal coloured lines.

I have tried cleaning dust from inside case and removed and re inserted RAM

Tried repeating checks e.g. start up repair and receive the following :-

Problem Event Name: Start Repair V2
Problem Signature 01: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 02: 6.0.6001.1800.6.0.6001.1800
Problem Signature 03: 0
Problem Signature 04: 65537
Problem Signature 05: Unknown
Problem Signature 06: Corrupt Registry
Problem Signature 07: 32
Problem Signature 08: 3
Problem Signature 09: Rollback Registry
Problem Signature 10: 32
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1
Locate ID: 1033

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A:Ntfs.sys PAGE FAULT IN NON PAGE AREA / Registry Fault

the error means that your PC asked for a page of memory , and the page was not available. when the operation could not continue, it BSOD'd and shut down. Its usually happens as a result of a hardware that is misfiring or failing. The 'Page_Fault_in_Nonpaged_Area' and "driver_irql_not_less_or_equal" BSOD's often show up consecutively and alternately. Things to try to correct or identify the problem are to restore your machine to the last know working configuration. if the problem keeps appearing run disk check for errors on your HDD. if that shows nothing, the next most likely suspect is a problem with the Ram. You can download any number of programs that will test your ram for errors. Win 7 has a built in memory test (not sure about the RC though) and you do not have to burn a disc to run it. Hope that helps some.
 

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But I hand built my computer several years ago and have never had any problems with it...I was just wondering...does anyone know a way I can find out exactly what I have in it nowadays? lol I've long since forgotten what my motherboard was, no doubt something well out of date nowadays, but anything would help!

Any websites or anything that can do a system scan and what not?
 

A:This may seem silly

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I don't know why this has happened, but in "my pictures", when I left click on an image to bring it up, my computer goes to "word" and displays pages of gobblygook also when I click 'print', it doesn't print the image but pages of gobblygook in 'word' Please can someone tell me what I am doing wrong but please print slowly as I am an oldish guy!!
Thank you,
 

A:Silly old man

Hello let me try to help you

When you right click on a picture choose open with and click paint
does it open alright then ???
 

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I have all my pc's in my shop networked thru neighborhood. when I boot them up, I type in the password, and it says there is no administrator. How do I set up the main computer as the admin?
 

A:Now for the really silly ?

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Dear All

Can you please assist me? I have Vista operating system and when getting rid of some extra software I stpuidly managed to delete my sound driver!!

Any idea how I can get a driver or wahever I need please

I am not a computor buff by any stretch so please be basic

Thanks in advance

Suggy
 

A:Silly Me !

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I've stupidly misplaced my software CD for my Kodak cx6200 Easyshare cam. I've just got a new computer and now cannot use it. I was just wodering if anyone knew where I could download the software//Driver etc?! I've tried the kodak website but no luck. I have windows xp.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Silly me!

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Q: Silly?

Hi guys...it's great that there are forms like this where people like me can go for help....much appreciated!!!I've ran adaware, zonealarm, and AVG...all of them said, to one degree or another, that there's a trojan on my computer...adaware and AVG said they fixed it but when i restart the computer and run the them again...it's still there...ZoneAlarm said they could not be repaired and they won't let me delete the file. the following is my hijack this log....please help me!!!! I'd like to clean out my system from EVERYTHING unncecessary...there's some VRML stuff that i needed when i was doing programming but don't need anymore(i thought i uninstalled the program). Thanks again in advance to ALL!!!!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 11:39:46 AM, on 2/22/2005Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLLC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tskC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXEC:\PROGRAM FILES\LINKSYS WIRELESS-G USB WIRELESS NETWORK MONITOR\WUSB54GV4.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DEVLDR16.EXEC:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXEC:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXEC:\PROGRAM FILES\LINKSYS WIRELESS-G USB WIRELESS NETWORK MONITOR\INFOMYCA.EXEC... Read more

A:Silly?

Any ideas people???? I REALLYY need help

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hi all. i stupidly lowered my guard the other day in order to get a free program
now my computer is inundated with crap programs/search craps things
ie "start my search" and "i Cinema"
i have tried uninstalling the normal way but they wont go both on chrome and
internet explore,
how can i get this on my system i have avast and superantivirus
thanks in advance
j
 

A:silly me

i think i might have done it with mailwaerebytes
but its still on explore 11
j
 

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Some time ago, I changed this forum's display font to Arial.

Now, with an image restore, it has reverted to the default font, and I'll be blowed if I can recall where I changed it.

Any suggestions?

Wenda.

A:This is probably silly, but....

Hello Wenda,

You might check to see if this may be the method you used to change the font in Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer - Change Fonts Used for Webpages - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Okay this may be a stupid question but I am going to ask it anyway.
When I got my computer built they partitioned the drive, so 'c' drive has 19.5 g and 'd' has 54.9g. My question is - is there a way to put the operating system on the bigger partition? If so how do I do it? If not is there a way to make the hard drive whole again?
Like I said it may be a stupid question but hopefully it is not
Thanks in advance

A:really silly but

I don't see the need for what you ask. The 19.5 is about 4 or more times the space necessary for the XP operating system. It is an intelligent idea to have the larger partition available to you for storage of files. And this is most handy in case there becomes a problem with the system partition, it allows the repair of the system without your loss of personal files stored on the D: partition. The system may already be set up to do backups to that D: drive. You do back up your files, don't you??

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Ok fellow dudes and dudettes...

My darling little usb flash thingo decided that it will no longer work once plugged into my pc.

It works on every other pc i have plugged it into.. works like a charm even! but when it comes time to be plugged into my pc at home, windows will not detect it, nothing at all happens. i dont know what the problem is!

Also i plugged other USB devices into that port and guess what.. they work magnificently! sooo.... does anyone have an idea as to why my usb hates my pc?

Any help would be greatly appreciated! thank you me dears!

Natalya

A:Silly little usb...

Open your control panel and click on "system", then click the "hardware" tab, then click "device manager".

Click on the + to the left of USB controllers to open the tree.
Do you see any red or yellow warnings for any of the USB controllers, root hubs or anywhere else?

If so, double click on the device and update the drivers.

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I have a Dell Diminsion 4300. It has been working fine up until the last month when it started lagging. Now it won't get past the windows loading screen. I would like to reformat my hard drive and start from scratch, however for the life of me I can't remember how to do it. Any advice would be lovely.

Thanks in advance!

A:Silly XP!

You can get a reinstallation guide specific to your Dell here
http://support.dell.com/support/topi...n&s=dhs&~ck=mn

This is a great guide for reinstalling on a Dell: http://www.djdenham.com/Install%20Procedures.htm

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Yeah, same with the rossamo guy or whatever it was, i need help too, so yeah, any help here would be hot.. hijack this log is as follows...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:56:16 PM, on 2/10/2006
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:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaantmon.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\OasClnt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTSMLBIZ\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
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A:Jaz did a silly...

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Ok so I'm trying to make some modifications to windows, it requires me to reinstall windows completely about 10 times a day or so. I"M SICK OF IT... I really want to have my install media on an SSD, in a second partition. Is this possible(Please don't say "well don't modify windows" or whatever). I tried copying over the install media to a second partition, and it kinda works. However it seems to try to add a BCD entry to the installer partition instead of my second SSD. Heres the setup

Drive 0
F: (Must not be removed, has old Win install)
J: (Also must not be removed, contains a Remix OS install)

Drive 1
D: (The place I want to install windows into)
I: (Contains the installer files)

If need by I can move the installer files to the other disk in a new partition, just as long as it works.

A:This might be silly

"...Please don't say "well don't modify windows" or whatever..."
ok, we won't say it

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...
a very silly question but I don't know how to place some bottons on the down task bar of win XP.
I'd like to place the explorer link and the desktop link, in a way that when I press it, it all the windows go down and I get the view of the desktop.
thank you!
 

A:silly question but...

Do you have the Quick Launch Toolbar enabled. The Show Desktop icon is in the Quick Launch Toolbar. Right click the Taskbar > Toolbars > Quick launch
 

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what is the technical term for the stuff that goes between the processor and the heat seank? I think it is known as thermal grease but am not sure.... Can you find it separate or do i need a new heat seank?
 

A:silly question......

Yes Thermal Grease - Look for Artic Silver I have used it for years without problems.
 

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Every time I boot up the computer my *Documents* window comes up. It's just one of those annoying things that's, well, annoying!

How can I stop this from popping up every time I open up my computer...

Oh - and while I'm here... I'm using Firefox - English - off a Italian ISP. Every time I bring up Google - even though I have Google English as my HomePage, it brings up Google Italian. I don't suppose I can fix that also. Like I said, I've got Google (ENGLISH) as my Homepage but it gets overridden and goes to Italian.

THANKS ALL
 

A:Get rid of this... Silly but annoying...

have a look in
start
programs
startup

post back here whats there

It maybe you have a shortcut there - which will start with the PC
 

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I've been trying to speed up my start-up time by shutting down unnecessary items. However, I have an item on config page with NO name or command location. Any ideas what this is? Here's a screen cap:

http://www.mintel.net/~johnmcintosh/screen cap.jpg

Safe to do away with?

Thanks for your help
 

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Sorry this could be a silly Question.My neighbour asked me to take a look at her laptop it turned out her hard drive was failing.we got it fixed.Next day her sons computer had the same problem.They share a external drive.My question and as i said it might be a silly question but could there be a virus out there attacking hard drives? Thanks for the help

A:Silly question

Not a silly question and yes, they could be sharing a virus. But a virus would not cause physical problems to a hd (in other words, it would not cause the hd to "die"). So MY silly question in return is: how did you diagnose the hd as dead?

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When I have multiple pages running, it seems like they slow down quite a bit. I have 5 mps and it runs very slow. Is it true that the more tabs you open up, the more sluggish it gets?

A:Silly question but......

How much RAM have you got?

I have 2GB and often have about 50-100 tabs open without any kind of slowdown.

If you only have 512MB, the computer will be using the hard drive as virtual memory, which is much slower than RAM, but I wouldn't expect 5 tabs to be too taxing.

Does it speed up again if you clear the Firefox cache?

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Hi

I have a wireless mouse and keyboard by Logitech - the receiver is connected to the mouse input and a USB input on the back of the computer.

Have just installed another operating system on another drive, so on startup it gives me 2 choices - which operating system to choose...

Keyboard does not work in this instance - is there a way around it, or do I have to substitute it all for a non wireless non usb mouse and kb ?

Thanks
Mike
 

A:How silly is a USB keyboard ?

On my computer there is a selection for enabling USB keyboard support in the BIOS . Should be instructions on what key to hit to get into the bios when you first start the computer, on mine I think it's delete. I guess you would have to substitute it at least once if your BIOS has that.
 

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it's really bugging me. See, being a superficial teenager, me and my friends sometimes find it fun going on sites like www.findapix.com and rating people. But, these paste few days, we keep getting this message:

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e07'

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Error converting data type varchar to numeric.

/rateapix/rate_submit.asp, line 49

Whenever we click on a number to rate someone. Is this a website problem or is it just my wacky computer again?
 

A:Hmmm....this might be a TAD silly, but...

Tis a problem with their website.
 

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How do I go about registering XP?

JP
 

A:A silly question, but....

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now other programs did scan my computer and showed me that i have 3 viruses
RKD - default startup infection
SFL - Trojan win32.small.wv
RKD - w32/sillyfdc-g


here is the log file that came out of hijack this!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 05:13:09 م, on 14/04/2008
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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SPEEDB~1\VideoAcceleratorService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SPEEDB~1\VideoAcceleratorEngine.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ALCWZRD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
C:\Program Files\Thomson\SpeedTouch USB\Dragdiag.exe
C:\Program Files\SpeedBit Video Accelerator\VideoAccelerator.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Eric Cartman.PC1\Desktop\RRT.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\PC Connectivity Solution\ServiceLayer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Eric Cartman.PC1\Desktop\CaSIR22.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MOZILL~1\FIREFOX.EXE
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hi all

great site great advice wonder if somebody could help me
i have been really silly i recently purchased an acer 5315 laptop and i removed windows vista and installed windows xp everything fine with windows xp nom problems what so ever.
now i want to reinstall windows vista home again and tried an upgrade which all seemed to go fine until the end where the computer was freezeing and would stay on black screen at windows start up. i tried so many times to install fresh copy but it wouldnt do it had same problems black screen.
this is the silly thing i have done in frustration i used my complete wipe disc to zero the hard drive back to factory settings all well and good process finished but i have now decided that because of the problems with vista i would reinstall windows xp pro but everytime it goes to the installation screen it says setup did not find any hard disk drives installed on your computer??
i know i have messed up something big time and would apreciate if somebody could help me resolve this problem obviously i have no drivers for the programes now if i do an install again but i have another computer if that would help me get anything i may need to sort this out.

any suggestions and adeas on this problem would be soo much apreciated

regards

craig
 

A:ive done a silly thing help

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Well after much searching on the web, I was eventually led here. It appears that I have the same awful problem that so many others have experianced. taskmgr.exe and regedit.exe don't stay open for more than a second at max.
All I really know for sure is that there is supposed to be some kind of file (either *.exe or *.scr) in the Windows/System32 folder that is causing a process to run which is killing these programs. None of the solutions I have run across seem to pertain to my computer, so I leave it to the brilliant and kind people at this site to help me with this problem.
Here is what HijackThis scanned:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 8:48:09 PM, on 10/27/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sessmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dmadmin.exe
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A:That silly worm...

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I have a reasonably new laptop (Toshiba A10 Satellite) that was running Win XP Home, but I wanted to change it to Win98, I have no FDD on the laptop, and I was seemingly unable to create a bootable CD, using the recovery CDs to boot the system and load CD-ROM drivers, I was able to quit the recovery program leaving me with a DOS interface. Using another CD with various dos programs, I was now able to delete the current partition (It was NTFS and I needed FAT32), so on restarting I expected to do the same, boot from the recover CD, then format the new partition, then install Win98. But instead I get the brief Toshiba screen at the start followed by "Missing Operating Sytem", with no way to get around it. How can I solve this, or have I screwed up so bad that I will have to contact Toshiba. Surely there must be a way to access a BIOS interface on this system. I really need this fixed ASAP so any suggestions would be much appreciated.

***-Sorry guys, turns out the silly thing I did was to ask such a stupid question, now that I've figured out how to get into my own BIOS Settings (I've always used DEL, gotta get used to CTRL+ALT+ESC) everythings sorted. Please Delete this thread.***
 

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This has been copied from an incoming email, & is similar to many that I've been receiving for the last three weeks or so, I suppose they are marginally better than the sex-aid ads!, is this one a common example of these nuisance emails?, most of the others are from Kenya, & are about bank balances that they can't touch themselves, & they want to deposit in my bank account [NO, I don't believe ANY of them, of course, I just wonder why I'm getting them now, I know they're not viruses, but they ara damn nuisance.........just keep deleting, I suppose, hoping they will tail off [I'm only getting one or two of the sex-aid "ads" now].

Sorry to clog up space on the forum with these lengthy items!
____________________________________________________
ATTN-SIR/MADAM
SUNSWEETWIN PROMO LOTTERY,THE NETHERLANDS.
ALFONSTRAAT B56, 1002 BS AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS.
TO THE MANAGER
FROM: THE DESK OF THE PROMOTIONS MANAGER,
INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT,
REF: OYL /26510460037/02
BATCH: 24/00319/IPD

ATTENTION:
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A:More silly emails

There are plenty of spam filters you can use on common e-mail programs, so unless this is some free e-mail thing from some website you could run one of them (spam filters). They aren't perfect, but they will help out a lot.
I don't knwo what I'm going to do here when my school cuts my e-mail off and I use another address as my main one, because UMR has some server side filter that will flag spam and then I just set up a rule in outlook 2k3 to send it to spam, and most of the time it doesn't even do that new mail notification, so I check the spam folder about once a day and delete whats inside.
 

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I can build computers... but when it comes to networking... i'm meerly literate...

i've been told time and time again i can't get dsl from qwest (my home provider) they know there is some dsl in this area available.. but they arn't sure how far from me... (i often have to convince them that they are even my phone provider)

seeing as i just built a new system... i broke out an old dsl modem from a previous location i lived at to test my Ethernet port... but to my surprise... it actually sends bits of information... about 100 bits to be exact before it gives up on trying to get an ip address (because there is none to get lmao)

my silly question is this... does this tell me anything... if it's sending information... could dsl... even crummy dsl be possible here?

any information would be great... be it positive or not

thank you

Roman J Kowatch
 

A:silly dsl question

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...would it make any sort of difference to set a computer up on a desk, or below it?

Cooling wise.....since generally its cooler low to the ground...I wonder if it would help out the puter being at the space under my desk.

Any thoughts?
 

A:Probably sounds silly but....

It is actually better at least a foot off the ground so it does not suck in as much dust.
 

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Sorry to be the dorky newbie here........BUT

I did the NAV update (oh....btw.....at this mo....it is 8:30pm Thursday)
...today..as I usually do.
the new defs come out on Wed"s US time......so I always do my update bit on a Thurs...(except for this week...with the Fizzer thingy).
ok....I did the NAV update.....when it came to he install the new ref files bit....I got a pop-up to tell me that I had a virus...and it had been quarantined
That was today.....the 15th May.
It also said that it has been there since the 13t

Okies,,,,(now Here is the bit you can edit)

the feral turned up in a Temp Internet File

The virus is....according to NAV......BAT.Silly.B.gen
and the only pic I looked at in that time frame.......was one at your board

Not trying to make trouble here......I am scared out of my wits

any more info....will be happy to provide
 

A:Virus....BAT.Silly.B.gen

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Hi,

I use IE 7 RC 1 and I sometimes get this silly message:

Do you want to allow this page to access your clipboard?

Allow access Don't Allow

When I click on allow access, the window keeps showing up and I have to use the task manager to end the task.

When I click on Don't Allow the window also keeps showing up and I have to use the task manager to end the task.

Please advice me what to do. It's really ugly.

Thank you

A:Silly message

Hi Acer2000...how you doing?

Please try the following:

- Open Internet Explorer
- Click Tools
- Then Internet Options -> Security tab -> Custom Level button -> Scroll down to the 'Scripting' subsection then change 'Allow programmatic clipboard access' from Prompt to Enable
- Click Apply/OK to save the changes

Restart IE and post back if that helps or not please :)

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i have a silly problem, but i don't know if my computer is infected by a virus or not...

my explorer.exe is always keep restarting approx. 3secs-10 secs even i restart my computer

this symptomps are occured (suspectively ) after i played a small game mario bros...

so i can't access my computer using windows gui except via safemode-taskmanager-file-run... or via safemode w/ commandprompt..

currently i search the virus using avira antivir rescue cd coz my other antivirus wouldn't work... my current AV is ESET SmartSecurity with the latest update @ january 4th...

please help.... i have much work to do....

Regards,
Henky Timothy

A:silly explorer

for an extra symptomps... some times the explorer.exe didn't restart...
i open the task manager to run the explorer.exe.. it will open slightly longer than usual.. and if closed my task manager.. the explorer.exe will also closed...
and also if i right click on the taskbar.. it will also restart immediately..

thanks...

Regards,
Henky

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hi
this forum was great for getting my last problem with itunes fixed so i thought i'd return!

what's happened is i have an external hard drive...
and it's been on my computer as E: drive ever since i got it...
and now suddenly its listed as F: drive.
all my music was stored on it.
and now every single song on itunes has the (!) symbol next to it and i cant play it.
i'd rather not relocate them individually as i have 1809 items on itunes.
and for all i know it could suddenly change back to E: as it should be.

does anyone know whats happened and how i can fix it?

would be much appreciated!

A:Silly itunes again... what to do!?

hopefully this will get you started

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307844

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hi, i am having trouble running dx games this is the error code that i get when i try to run them 0x8007000e they all crash what the heck??, what is going on i tried reinstalling dx but had no effect and then i tried to install the device drivers and that did nothing

A:DirectX being silly!

hey there...


check on that here

maybe you can find out how to fix it there too....I think its a memory issue...


good luck

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I have been hijacked by the "SillyP2P Trojan",and I can not get rid of it. I have done everything by the book.PC CILLIN detected,but it will only quarentine it,but it always returning.There is no info on Trend Micro database on this hicjaker. I know ,I am not the only one with this problem,but after reading some of the solutions,I understand that this problem is computer specific.I have ran Hijack this,and I am enclosing the log.
I am running Windows XP Pro, 20Gig HD,256 Ram, with all the whistles.
The Trojan named BKDR_SILLYP2P.A is located in the Windows, System 32 folder,and using the file Kernell32.dll
If you need more info.please let me know.
Your assistance,and cooperation are greatly appreciated.
Tomoni5
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:54:42 AM, on 3/16/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
F:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
F:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
F:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcCtlCom.exe
F:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\Tmntsrv.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
F:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
F:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\TmPfw.exe
F:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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A:Another Silly Hijack!

Download CWShredder and run it. Click on 'I Agree' button if you agree with it. Click on 'Fix' (it will automatically fix anything it finds for you) and OK. If it asks if you want to delete a certain random file, choose No and post that filename here. Let it finish the scan and then hit Next and Exit.

Download and install Spybot S&D. Run Spybot and click on the 'Search for Updates' button. Install any updates that are available. Next click on the 'Check for Problems' button. Let it run the scan. If it finds something, check all those in RED and hit the Fix Selected Problems button. Exit Spybot. If you keep getting the DSO Exploit entries, even after you updated Windows and fixed them, then download the Spybot DSO Exploit Fix and install it over the current Spybot installation.

Please download Ad-aware SE and install it if you don't have it already. Make sure it's the newest version and check for any updates before running it. Also go here to get the plug-in for fixing VX2 variants. To run this tool, go into Ad-aware->Add-ons and select VX2 Cleaner. Then click Run Tool and OK to start it. If it's clean, it will say Status System Clean. Otherwise, you will have to click on the Clean button to remove the VX2 infection. Also make sure to customize the settings in Ad-aware for better scan results. Run the scan and fix everything that it finds.

Please download HijackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on you... Read more

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Hello the Support Team,

I'm running WinXP, and have lots of Softwares installed. Well, I now am out of space in my ' All Programs' menu and can't see the last 10 softs installed. Is there a way to expand the limited 4 columns (as default) so that I can view all my programs?

Thank you,

DG

A:Silly but........Critical

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Originally Posted by Dang-Giao


Hello the Support Team,

I'm running WinXP, and have lots of Softwares installed. Well, I now am out of space in my ' All Programs' menu and can't see the last 10 softs installed. Is there a way to expand the limited 4 columns (as default) so that I can view all my programs?

Thank you,

DG





How about creating a folder on the Desktop called shortcuts, and move you most (or least) used links from the start menu to there?

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I bought a surge protector for my computer. No 'instructions' came with it. Does the thing have to be 'on' to 'protect'?

Thanks
 

A:silly question

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Hay folk some where over the rainbow of Win xp, I goof up.

Some how I put or moved a picture from documents on to my desktop.
When I bring up my sys. it flashes up Win XP screen, then For a few seconds flashes up the picture of the old house in the woods, then the standard desktop with blue screen.

I have slected no theme or desktop coustomize that I can see. and I can not found that dumdum picture anywhere, even in document pictures.

How in the world do I get this thing back to whee it belongs.

God Bless and have a great blessed Day
Direct Current.

A:win XP desktop Help did something silly help!

Hi

I'm not sure I have understood what your problem is, so bear with me, just to clarify things a little, are you saying that if you right click on your desktop (in a space between the icons) and select 'Properties>Desktop' and then change the picture in the listings, that it doesn't get rid of this?

Peter

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I have installed AVG Anti spyware on my computer and now the trial period has ended.Does anyone know if I uninstall it and start from scratch again can I use it for another period. I don't want to sound tight! but I pay for Norton & Spysweeper and I don't want to throw money around on just keepin my computer virus free.Thanks Guys
 

A:Silly Question (or is it!)

No, you cannot do that but you can keep it the way it is. After the trial period is over, it becomes freeware with a few less features (such as no real-time protection) but it's still a very good on-demand scanner that you can and should use regularly.
 

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