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Q: Hand held scanners

Hi can you help....
Trying to download a hand held scanner driver for free (if theres such a think)
Struggling to find anything compatable.. my pc is Windows 7 Home Premium
is anyone else having this problem Thanks

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Preferred Solution: Hand held scanners

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I am not computer saavy and I have a toddler tugging on my legs right now trying to figure out my networking problem.
I live in a rural area, so I am connected to internet broadband dsl, phone required. (So they tell me).
I have a Vizio dual band router, plus the regular modem. My desktop is hooked up wirelessly just fine, even though under internet connections, it says I am not connected, but here I am on the internet.
I have a smartphone and a Kindle Fire I want on this wireless connection. It shows 'connected' but will not access the internet.
I dont understand MAC addresses and wpa etc, I need helped like a five year old. It's frustrating.
I don't know if a slow internet speed has anything to do with it. 757kbps. Oh and sometimes the wifi will randomly come on to my phone and just leave. But doesnt stay for more than a couple of hours.
 

A:Need my hand held to connect wifi

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I just began enjoying "Skype." I am accessing the internet via HghesNet satellite service.

My oral transmissions are varying from decent to non-existent when received by the person with whom I am communicating. Might a hand-held mic overcome this problem?

Thanks, {redoak}
 

A:Hand held microphone beter than one in laptop?

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I want to buy a good (relatively inexpensive) hand-held computer in order to access the Internet from airports, hotel rooms, etc. Which brands/models are a good bet? Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Good hand-held computer for Internet access?

Well, the closest thing to a "hand-held computer" out there is the ASUS Eee PC. It has a 7" screen, 512MB RAM, and weighs two pounds. It has a limited graphics card and a small hard drive (2GB or 4GB solid state), and uses Linux versus Windows.

TomsHardware.com review
All colors on NewEgg.com -$300 versions
On NewEgg.com -4GB memory, $350 or $400
 

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My scanner will not auto take the image I'm am trying to scan from the dock. In the options it says auto off can' t get it to change to auto on.

It won't take my photo automatically on the dock like it' suppose too. Not sure what' wrong
 

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Hi

Just went through a news post on Business issues, which was regarding a data protection plan that will ensure Application recovery as well. With Internet being proclaimed as one of the most lethal sources of media, risks associated with the medium have also given nightmares to even some of the most powerful corporates we have today. Businesses today deploy several resources to make sure their data is protected from external threats whereas the Application recovery part is still in a jeopardized state, courtesy the incremental and challenging steps involved in the procedure. Do you feel in the coming time these complex procedures can be simplified? Can data protection strategies and Application recoveries go together?

Cheers

Maneet Puri
 

A:Can data protection and application recovery go hand in hand?

maneetpuri said:


Hi

Just went through a news post on Business issues, which was regarding a data protection plan that will ensure Application recovery as well. With Internet being proclaimed as one of the most lethal sources of media, risks associated with the medium have also given nightmares to even some of the most powerful corporates we have today. Businesses today deploy several resources to make sure their data is protected from external threats whereas the Application recovery part is still in a jeopardized state, courtesy the incremental and challenging steps involved in the procedure. Do you feel in the coming time these complex procedures can be simplified? Can data protection strategies and Application recoveries go together?

Cheers

Maneet PuriClick to expand...

I believe that they can. Don't most of us refer to the process as "backup"?
 

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In IE version:11, When user selects a text and tries to drag it. The selected text appears dark on left hand side and shown as faint text on right hand side.
see below screenshot for your reference: 


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IWow, that was bad! I had to switch computers. It's as if the key is being held down (but faster) and I can't seem to control it.Per the instructions, below is the text from the DDS:I've run MABM and Spybot; both found some problems and fixed them, they now both come up clean. Also scanned and found to be clean by Symantec Antivirus.Thank you in advance.DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Melissa at 8:23:36.80 on Wed 08/05/2009Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.155 [GMT -5:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:WINDOWSsystem32svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:WINDOWSSystem32svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:WINDOWSsystem32svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupC:WINDOWSsystem32S24EvMon.exesvchost.exesvchost.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32spoolsv.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32brss01a.exesvchost.exeC:PROGRA~1NavNTDefWatch.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedVS7DEBUGMDM.EXEC:PROGRA~1NavNTrtvscan.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32nvsvc32.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32RegSrvc.exeC:WINDOWSSystem32svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:Program FilesViewpointCommonViewpointService.exeC:Program FilesYahoo!SoftwareUpdateYahooAUService.exeC:Program FilesViewpointViewpoint ManagerViewMgr.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32ZCfgSvc.exeC:WINDOWSExplorer.EXEC:WINDOWSsystem321XConfig.exeC:WINDOWSBCMSMMSG.exeC:Program FilesApointApoint.exeC:WINDOWSsystem32BacsTray.exeC:Program FilesCommon FilesRealUpdate_OBrealsched.exeC:PROGRA~1NavNTvptray.exeC:Program FilesApointApntex.exeC:WINDOWSs... Read more

A:Seems like a key (Tab) is being held down..

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. 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, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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After a couple weeks of fighting a particularly malicious virus it's clear I
can't win this on my own. Too time consuming....too frustrating...one step forward
..two steps back....help please.
My problem is self-inflicted and began when I downloaded a piece of freeware.
I was suspicious when it offered bonus programs (all of which I declined )but I did click
that final "accept" button...then the problems began. Less than 5 minutes later in the
early hours of 4-6-10 I began receiving alerts from a program calling itself "XP Defender Pro"
or something of that nature and displaying a shield much like windows security..it started
auto scanning my laptop...of course discovering numerous trojans etc and urging me to
purchase the "authorized version" of their Ransomware.
I instead purchased two avanquest products (retail) but have since realized that a post-virus
installation may have rendered them ineffective...if they would have worked at all. They did ID some
of the the problems as a virut and virut a/b among other trojan downloaders and false security ware.
PereSvc.exe and RUNDLL.EXE also came up in the scans. The purchased software claimed to have
identified-quarantined-removed the problems but in fact, I believe, caused other issues.

The current state of my system includes the following problems:

1-The key features of my control panel are non-functional including add-remove programs, windows
firewall,system restore and task manager
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A:Being held hostage..

Hi there, welcome to the TSG Forums.

They did ID some of the the problems as a virut and virut a/b among other trojan downloaders and false security ware.Click to expand...
Virut is a polymorphic file infector. Almost immediately it gets on a machine it infects all the exe files including essential system files and the tools we use as we use them.

This link might be of interest to you.

mekiemoes blog about file infectors

I don't like to have to tell you this but it would be irresponsible of me or anyone else to attempt to help you clean a machine with this infection. The real fact is that trying to cure it will not work and will endanger other machines connected to the net. Not only that but in time, a reasonably short time, your machine is likely to become unbootable. This as the infection progresses.

The latest version of Virut infects virtually all files, so backup is risky. Files ending in extensions .exe/.scr/.htm/.html/.xml/.zip/.rar/.doc/.jpg/.pdf have all been found to be infected and there may be others. If you back them up and replace them afterwards, it will infect your computer again.

The only solution for your computer is a complete wipe of the hard drive i.e. re-format followed by re-installation.

Go to WindowsXP Clean Install for instructions how to format and reinstall Windows.
 

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This is the only issue I have been unable to solve for the longest time, and it is one of the most annoying. I can't find any documentation or someone with a similar problem.

Problem: My F2 Key is continuously being held down.
It is not a hardware or driver problem.
It is not simply the key is being held down.
This is a laptop.
I opened up a macro program and recorded activity and reviewed it. My F2 key is held down at this moment and is pressed about 30 times a second, continuously. This doesn't greatly impact normal web browsing but while playing games and generally going through files, its is a HUGE bother.
I have even tried sending release key on F2 with a macro program.

I am running Windows 7 64-Bit and my heaviest applications are games that I play in Windowed FullScreen mode. F2 is rarely used as a hotkey so I don't use it in any such way that I can see.

The ONLY solution I've found is restarting. It comes back again after a short while and the first thing I notice is that I cannot alt-tab. Though, that is probably the biggest problem. I am huge with multitasking and not having alt-tab usually warrants an immediate restart.

Anyone have any more ideas or have heard of a similar issue?
 

A:Solved: F2 Key Held Down?

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hi im having problems with my other computer when i switch it on it displays hit f1 to continue or hit f2 to run setup utility and nothing happens when i hit eny button any help would be greatfull.
 

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enter the setup utility and check the boot order is correct and reconfigure it to have the cdrom first the hdd sceond.. hold down the f2 key till the machine does enter the setup..
 

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Long story - Short.

I bought a 1 terabyte external drive from Tiger Direct last year. Mfg is Beyond Micro. The drive is called DriveZilla. It has (4) 250 Gig drives in it the enclosure.

3 weeks ago, the drives wouldn't stay spinning up, and I couldn't get the unit to power up either. I fed ex'd the unit to them in california. That was 3 weeks ago. I spoke with someone there yesterday, and they told me the machine that they would test my box on, had a virus on it, and was down, and MAYBE would be up next week.

I think they're wanting me to buy a new enclosure, which I will probably have to do anyway since the power supply on that box is proprietary.

What are my options? I mean, they offered to ship the drives back to me, but without any way of communicating with them via the cable that came with the controller and the enslosure, I don't see what good it will do. Is there a way to get the data off the drives and onto another drive without the enclosure that they were shipped in?

I'm a photographer, and have literally 10's of thousands of images on the drives.

HELP !!!!

Any suggestions...

These guys are the worst to deal with. No one answers the phones, and when they do, they seem clueless.
 

A:HELP - I feel like I'm being held up....

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In the last three weeks, whenever I open Word or PowerPoint I get a pop-up with "Your control key is down. Do you want to open Word/PowerPoint in safe mode." Both programs act squirrely--Select in Word automatically selects the whole paragraph, for example. In my email program, Eudora, when I move to a new message, it keeps the previous message open.

Think Pad Edge, 8 MB, AMD dual core processor, Windows 7. The keyboard has been replaced and the computer fully checked out by a tech, with no joy. Has anyone seen this before, and if so, what can be done about it, short of buying a new laptop.

Thanks in advance,

Duane

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I (stupidly) accepted a free download of attractive backgrouds.

When I next started up, the first thing that came up was a supposed antivirus programme seemingly scanning my Computer for problems.

When finished it gave the option "Fix".

This took me to a site which asked me to buy the product.

I turned it down and attempted to delete it.

After much time, I eventually deleted off screen using task manager.

The screen then froze, and windows would not load, so I could not do anything about it.

I have tried in safe mode, to no avail.

It is obviously some kind of blackmail.

Is there any way of doing a system restore through the F buttons ??

Please help. I am using a borrowed Computer at the moment.

A:held to ransom

System restore in safe modehttp://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproble...emrestorecp.htmYou should also:Download and Run SuperAntiSpyware http://www.superantispyware.com/download.htmland Malwarebyteshttp://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.phpYou could try that first, but if you are prevented from installing orrunning SAS and MBAM, safe mode to system restorecan help.Can you uninstall your free background program from Add /Remove?

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This may not be the right place and I may not have enough time to type my question before Earthlink redirects this and I cannot ask....WHERE CAN I FIND A DECENT CHEEP DIALUP??? Took me an hour to get this far..so I'll hopefully hear something. Can't get DSL or Broadband..only hope is, Help me Obie One!

A:Help!Held Hostage by ISP!

if you post where you are located it would help someone close by to you to make a suggestion

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Hi, recently 'something' deleted my DEP exceptions. I've not seen that happen for a long time. Then it happened again. I even suspected a ccleaner upgrade (hmm, surely not!).

Anyway, given that, do you know where they are held? Or how to back them up?

I tried regshot, before and after adding one, but it found nothing. (Compares registry snapshots).

Searched for DEP exceptions/back up/ backup/ location etc etc...

Thanks!

A:DEP exceptions- where are they held?

Hi, I can finally answer my own question:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers
appears to be where the list is recorded.

Using Process Monitor with careful filtering, after several attempts, a list of exactly the exe's recorded as exceptions appears here.

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A few days ago my computer was infected with a browser hijacker that keeps setting my home page as about:blank. I have 2 personal settings, one for me and one for my wife. I ran ad-aware, spybot and the CWshredder on my setting and have been able to control the problem somewhat. However, the problem is not completely solved since everytime I run the CWShredder, it shows an infection. As for my wife's settings, I have been unable to get anything to work. I have tried to download the CWShredder but it will not let me do it. I have run ad-aware and spybot both of which have identified the intruder as a cool web search varient. I have run the repairs but the damn thing keeps on coming back. I tried resetting my computer to the date prior to the invasion, but it will not let me go back beyond the moment of infection. In fact the thing has taken over my ability to resett everything. For example if I change my security settings to high and apply them, when I reopen the security settings they are at medium. The thing will not let me download any of the microsoft security updates or any other download that may relate to its elimination. I am not very computor savy so am overwhelmed by this problem. We are considering backing up our files, uninstalling everything and reinstalling the programs. I'm not sure this will work as I have not seen it proposed as a solution on the different forums I have seen. Any help I can get would be most appreciated.

A:Held hostage by about:blank

Create a directory on your hardrive to save HijackThis.exe. A directory like c:\hijackthis. If you do not do this, you will not be able to use the backup/restore features.Download HijackThis from:HijackThisSave this file into the directory you made previously and then run the program. Click on the Scan button and when it is finished click on the Save Log button. A Notepad window will open with the contents of this log. Click on Edit then click on Select all. Then click on Edit and then Click on Copy.Create a reply to this post, and right click in message area and select paste to paste the log into the post.Someone will reply to you after reading this post. DO NOT fix any entries unless you understand what you are doing.To see a tutorial on using HijackThis you can click on the link below:How to use HijackThis to remove Browser Hijackers & Spyware

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Hi Guys, About a week ago my computer became the object to Ransom Virus attack.  As of yet I have been unable to decrypt the files on my computer.  What I need first and foremost is the identification of the virus in order to approach this specifically according to the nature of the virus.  I am pasting the link that the creators of the virus have issued in order to receive payment (at first it was 500 USD, now it is 1000 USD)  Can you help me restore my computer by decrypting the files and then remove any threat that may reinfect my computer? Here is the content of the link: What happened to your files ?All of your files were protected by a strong encryption with RSA-2048 using CryptoWall 2.0.More information about the encryption keys using RSA-2048 can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSA_(cryptosystem)What does this mean ?This means that the structure and data within your files have been irrevocably changed, you will not be able to work with them, read them or see them,it is the same thing as losing them forever, but with our help, you can restore them.How did this happen ?Especially for you, on our server was generated the secret key pair RSA-2048 - public and private.All your files were encrypted with the public key, which has been transferred to your computer via the Internet.Decrypting of your files is only possible with the help of the private key and decrypt program, which is on our secret server.What do I do ?Alas, if yo... Read more

A:victimized!!! and held for randsom

A repository of all current knowledge regarding CryptoWall & CryptoWall 2.0 is provided by Grinler (aka Lawrence Abrams), in this tutorial: CryptoWall and DECRYPT_INSTRUCTION Ransomware Information Guide and FAQReading that Guide will help you understand what CryptoWall & CryptoWall 2.0 does and provide information for how to deal with it and possibly decrypt/recover your files. At this time there is no fix tool for CryptoWall.CryptoWall 2.0 uses its own TOR gateways...see Updated CryptoWall 2.0 ransomware released that makes it harder to recover files.There is also a lengthy ongoing discussion in this topic: CryptoWall - new variant of CryptoDefense.Rather than have everyone start individual topics, it would be best (and more manageable for staff) if you posted any questions, comments or requests for assistance in that topic discussion.ThanksThe BC Staff

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Hi therei think i have that virus that is holding me to ransom. i can t down load an anti virus and i am unable to log on to rkill I'd appreciate your help as my laptop was arleady shut down on me automatically for safetyEdit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Held to Ransom - Virus

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer!Can you boot normally into Windows (do you see the desktop) and can you access files there? What do you mean with the following? Did you get a warning from Windows that your computer had to be shut down? If so, could you post me the exact message?I'd appreciate your help as my laptop was arleady shut down on me automatically for safety

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I've run Microsoft Antispyware, Norton Antivirus, Ad-aware SE Personal, Spybot and Clean my PC Registry (all of which I'm ashamed to say I installed after the problem started). They've got rid of loads of things, but still keep picking up odd files as threats and PC is still running slow. I did have a process called scvhost.exe running (NOT svchost.exe, but I think I've got rid of this from the Registry). Couldn't get onto Internet to start with but have managed to get own browser back. One file it keeps finding is savenow.exe.Thanks in advance for any help you can give.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:00:32, on 21/11/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:�... Read more

A:Hijackthis Log: Please Held Diagnose

Hi and Welcome to bleeping computer!! My name is David Please do both of the following before we start if possible!:1) Please print off these intructions - they will be needed later when internet access is not available.2) Save these instructions in word/notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found for the same reasons as above.There is a bit to do on the log - i can almost guaruntee ewido will remove something - it's also a good free tool to keep in your arsenal! Please download ewido security suite it is a free version of the program.Install ewido security suiteWhen installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck.Install background guardInstall scan via context menuLaunch ewido, there should be an icon on your desktop, double-click it.The program will now open to the main screen.When you run ewido for the first time, you may get a warning "Database could not be found!". Click OK. We will fix this in a moment.
You will need to update ewido to the latest definition files.On the left hand side 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.
(the status bar at the bottom will display ("Update successful") If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update ewido.ewido manual updatesOnce the updates are installed do the following:Click on scannerClick on Complete System Scan and the scan wil... Read more

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I would appreciate if some could help with analysing this log for me please. My friends pc keeps failing with "windows explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close" and is followed by a Dr Watson Debugger message. The message will also appear whenever she boots her pc up or when trying to open her email or run programmes like paint shop pro.Any help with the following log would be very much appreciated. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 02:41:04, on 22/04/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\avsys\ScanningProcess.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exec:\program files\common files\logishrd\lvmvfm\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\avsys\ScanningProcess.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files�... Read more

A:Need Held With Analysing Hijackthis Log Please.

Hi -? Check to see if you have any of the following programs installed:- Go to Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove ProgramsBitgrabberBitRollCiD Help / CiD ManagerDownload Plugin for Internet ExplorerNetpumperZone MediaIf you do, then click each program that is installed > select Remove.In case, during uninstall, when asked for the uninstall Verification, please enter the numbers that will appear in the windowIf you uninstalled any of the programs listed above, reboot your computer.? Please download NoLop to your Desktop from one of the links below...Link 1Link 2Link 3First close any other programs you have running as this will require a rebootDouble click NoLop.exe to run itNow click the button labelled "Search and Destroy"
<<your computer will now be scanned for infected files>> When scanning is finished, you will be prompted to reboot only if infected; click OK Now click the "REBOOT" Button. A Message should popup from NoLop. If not, double click the program again and it will finish. --If you receive an error, "mscomctl.ocx or one of its dependencies are not correctly registered," please download mscomctl.ocx to your system32 folder then rerun the program.? Post back with the contents of C:\NoLop.log and a new HijackThis log.

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Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.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 explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_Sca... Read more

A:Held hostage by Gmail

Due to the lack of feedback, this Topic is now closed.

In case you still have problems, please start a new topic.

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First, I wouldn't be coming here except as a last resort, so I really appreciate you taking the time to read this and help out.

My computer (Windows XP Home) was working fine last night (although it had a google-redirect virus that I was unable to remove, I was just using dogpile and living with it), and when I tried to log in this morning, the keyboard seemed to not work. I eventually figured out that if I hold down the right arrow key, I can type mostly as normal, and I logged in successfully. From there, I discovered that the alt key seemed to be activated, because any time I hit a key it invokes the alt+shortcut instead of typing the key. Holding down right arrow (or certain other keys) bypasses that and allows me to type but it is a huge nuisance. In addition, my mouse clicks act as if alt is held down, i.e., double-clicking a file opens its properties instead of opening the file and clicking a url downloads the target source.

I have already tried: Swapping keyboards, swapping mice, using the onscreen keyboard (it also acts as if alt is pressed), unplugging the keyboard/mouse, reinstalling the keyboard/mouse drivers, my usual suite of rkill/CCleaner/MBAM, restoring my system to two days ago, as well as stopZilla and Hitman Pro. The last time I ran each of the antivirus programs they didn't find anything, but the alt problem (and the google redirect) is still there. The most recent thing I did was a system restore, but it didn't do anything. I haven't ye... Read more

A:My computer acts like the alt key is being held down

Welcome aboard Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList last 10 Event Viewer logList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish. * If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version. * Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan. * When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results. * Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. * When completed, a log will open in Notepad. * Post the log back here.Be sure to restart the computer.The log can also be found here:C... Read more

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A computer tech downloaded FF. Now all my .html files are FF files. I'm used to IE 6.0 where I can right-click, and view and edit source code. FF only lets me view. My IE also no longer has a menu bar. How do I get that back? I want IE to be my default browser.
Thx!!

A:I'm Held Captive By Firefox

Here's how to get IE 6 to be your default browser again.1. Open Control Panel and double-click Internet Options.2. Click the Programs tab.3. Click to select the Internet Explorer should check to see whether it is the default browser check box.4. Click OK.5. Start Internet Explorer and when you are prompted to make it the default browser, click Yes.Source -http://support.microsoft.com/kb/284456

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I have recently had a lot of troubles with my laptop. after running a scan I found that I am infected with darksma please help me!!!here is my logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:37:21 PM, on 4/9/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Internet Security Suite\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\CA\SharedComponents\PPRT\bin\ITMRTSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYSC:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Internet Security Suite\eTrust EZ Antivirus\VetMsg.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\Pow... Read more

A:Please Held I Have Darksma And Possibly Others

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Please download ComboFix and save it to your desktop.Prior to running Combofix.exe you should disable your antivirus program and disconnect from the internet.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When it's done running it will produce a log for you. Please post that log in your next reply.Important Note - Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall.

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I used to like Quicken, but each year this program gets bigger, more complicated, and more difficult to use. They charge by the minute to provide tech support and the last time I called them, I paid $50.00 for a surly tech support guy who acted like it was a personal insult to be asked to help, and he wasn't even able to solve my problem. That was $50.00 down the drain!

Now we are in a fix and we have discovered that they do not provide tech support at any price on weekends. Can anyone out there help us?

Here is the problem: My husband was working in Quicken and thought that the register didn't add up the way he remembered it from the day before. Since he had already done some work today, he backed up his current work on three floppy discs, and then got the backups from the day before (which he had stored on the hard drive in "My Documents") and opened them. We don't know how this happened, but when he looked at yesterday's file, it took over the program and overwrote all of his work today. Now the whole program is acting funny and when we try to restore our current file we get an error message saying that the diskettes cannot be read (they are good quality, new diskettes and when he backed up his work he got a message that the files had been successfully backed up). Surely there is a way to access our current check register! Has anyone ever had this problem? Can anyone explain how to fix this?

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A:Help! We are being held hostage by Quicken!!!

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Computer is just running very slow. Thank you in advance!!!jdug98Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:56:16 PM, on 9/27/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Intel\Wireless\Bin\1XConfig.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exeC:\Pro... Read more

A:HijackThis Log: Please held diagnose

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. 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, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Good evening...looks like ABI got me...after some looking around the net, I think this one is beyond me. All the advice out there suggests posting the HTJ log and letting the experts give some advice...here goes.

Thanks in advance to all that reply.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:43:03 PM, on 09/07/2005
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:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink DVD Solution\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\windows\system32\pthwsaol.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\accwiz.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\KodakCCS.exe
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A:Held hostage by ABI Network...help?

You might want to try posting this in the HJT folder.

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I recently purchased anti spam plus from CA Security. When I went to download it, PC Pitstop Optimizer popped up offering a free scan. Thinking it was a CA Security product, I clicked on it. Well I found out that it wasn't a CA Security product. CA said they just promote it. Since then, my computer is running extremely slow. I contacted CA and they said they couldn't help me get this removed from my computer because it's not their product. I wouldn't have clicked on PC Pitstop Optimizer if I wasn't purchasing CA product. I have removed it from programs, recycle bin. I went into search all files and it's not there but it has still slowed my system down. I went and purchase more memory. It didn't help. My husband is furious with me for doing this damage. It is his computer. We are seniors and not very technical. Can you help me please?

A:Computer being held hostage

When is this 'extremely slow' operation occurring? Online? Offline?

The Optimize Scan doesn't really do a whole lot (deletes some cache and temp files) although it does tweak some registry keys.

This can be reversed (so they say);

' Can I undo the changes it makes?

The hard disk clean-up permanently removes unnecessary files and cannot be undone. All of the other utilities in Optimize can be completely reversed. The very first action Optimize does before making any registry setting changes is to make a backup of these settings. When you run Optimize it will give you the option to restore the registry settings back to any point before the application was run.'

The CA Security Anti Spam Plus package you installed will, obviously, slow your internet operation somewhat, and this could be noticeable if you have an already slow connection or system. Why? Because it is interceding with the communications to protect you as designed. You cannot get good protection without some hit on performance.

So, reverse tha changes made by Optimize, then click start, run, type msconfig, and under Startups (or Services) look for CA Security items and uncheck them (this doesn't remove them, just stops them from starting next time you boot up).

Then reboot.

Does your system seem 'faster' (like before?).

Re-enabling the CA software is the reverse -enter msconfig and put the check marks back and reboot.

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My operating system is MS Vista and I have been using Internet Explorer 7 until recently. While still using IE7, I attempted to get on and, instead found an ad for GameSecure. My screen was frozen, and I was unable to get out of this except through TaskMaster. I later tried downloading IE8, but this made no difference. I cannot use IE at all because of this. Instead I must use Mozilla or Google. What can I do? (If this is the wrong part of the forum for this question, please direct me to the right place.) Thanks

A:Held hostage by GameSecure

hi and welcome to TSF you could try clicking on tools in ie internet options advanced and reset ie pleases read the info on the page if this does not help then you should have a word with the folks in security http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html in case you have a malware issue

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This happens when I alt tab and alt tab back into HoN/other games or while holding alt to use items and ping etc
HoN/other games start behaving like my alt key is stuck down when I am playing, so I can't use skills and when I try to use the skill hotkeys it attempts to use items like I was holding down ALT. I end up button bashing and continuously alt-tabbing to fix the problem, this almost makes it unplayable. I also go to click the map and instead of panning, it pings and annoys/confuses the team.

I have a Lenovo Ideapad running Windows 7, I called Lenovo support and they were not help at all and couldn't find the solution anywhere.

Note - this problem only occurs when playing HoN, so frustrating.

Thanks to anyone who can help!

A:Windows 7 Behaving like alt is held down.

Hiyya upto and welcome mate might sound rather flipping obvious but is your Alt key - actually sticking down? the top surface of the key may look as if it comes back up but the microswitch undernaeth - well I am assuming it is a microswitch of some sort itself maybe faulty. If this is a brand new machine mate I'd be taking it back just to get that checked out - anythings possible eh?

If it were an old machine I'd say get the service manual and flip the key out and clean but....

One way I suppose would be to disable the keypad if possible and plug in a USB device.

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I have problems with IE6 being very slow and locking up after it goes to an advertizement pop-ups. Also the computer itself is slow. I know I have CATLEVENT issues and Web Rebate Issues but I cannot find away to remove them permantly from my computer. This impacts my ability to also get windows updates as well, as it locks-up

I have read through many of the exisiting threads that are close to my problem and done what I can to try to remove them without any luck.

I used ADWARE, SPYBOT S&D, CWSHREADER, INDEX.DAT (Smart Protector) and HIJACKTHIS. I ensured I fixed the enteries in SAFE MODE using HIJACKTHIS and INDEX.DAT....I am still stuck in the mud!

HELP!!!

- Discmaster

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 1:52:28 PM, on 12/3/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\APC\APC PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
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A:Computer is held hostage

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

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that Display the contents of System Folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

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Over the past few days I have noticed a tremendous slowdown in my computers performance. I am also getting Pop up ads everytime I open my internet explorer. I'm sure I have some kind of spyware or something on my machine but I cant seem to rid myself of it. I have used Norton 2005 (Which BTW, will no longer run at it's scheduled time. I have to start it.), Ad-aware, spy-bot, the yahoo toolbar spyware program and the AOL security programs. They all clean what ever they find, but the problem dosen't go away and there is always new stuff the next time i run it. Please Help Me.

Thanks,

John

A:My Computer is Being Held Hostage (I think)

Please download HijackThis. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Run a scan and save the log file. Post the whole log file here. Do not fix anything since most of them listed there are harmless (some are system required). This program will help us determine if there is any spyware/malware on your computer.

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Win 7 Ultimate:

Trying to save a NotePad document to c:\ and I keep getting this error: " Error 0x80070522 A required privilege is not held by the client"

I changed ownership of the C drive to my user, but I still can't save to the root. Any suggestions?

Thanks

A:A required privilege is not held by t

If you really must save a text document to the root drive from notepad, open notepad by right clicking the icon and select Run as administrator.Then edit and save to C:.

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Hi there! So, my dad's laptop has a wonky situation going on. I feel like I could fix it if I was right next to him, but I'm trying to help him through text messages (I live a few states away).
 
Anyways, his computer is acting like he has the alt key held down at all times. Additionally, when he hits the left shift (but apparently not the right shift?) button, the computer makes a beep. I feel like there's some setting that's causing this, but I can't think of what it is! This occurs even if he uses a USB keyboard, but he's unable to disable the built-in keyboard, so I'm sure that's not much of a help.
 
For the record, I already had him check the accessibility options, and sticky keys (et. al.) are all turned off.

A:WIndows acting like the alt key is held down

Most likely something got spilt on the keyboard, is why it is doing this.  You can get a replacement keyboard for around $35 for most laptops.

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Hello. I came here because El Goog was proving unhelpful.

A day or so ago my nephew was left alone with my parent's computer, as expected things went south. The computer in question thinks that a + key is held down constantly.
I have tried other keyboards, I have tried no keyboard, so it can't be a keyboard own issue. I have restarted more times I can count, launching in safe mode and even uninstalling all keyboard software in the Device Manager. So far, nothing is working and I am at the end of my very limited tech-fu skills.

The computer is a Fujitsu desktop with Windows 7.

Thank you in advance.
 

A:Computer acts as if a key is being held down.

Have you tried using
Start - All Programs - Accessories - System Tools - System Restore
to restore that computer to a date and time BEFORE your nephew got his hands on it?

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Hi, I am hoping someone can help - pls be patient and bare in mind that my computer skills are very very limited!
Here goes - I turned my PC on today and the system was running slow - I finally managed to establish that the system was tryin to download and connext to a Nokia application and run Audiodeck. The only way to close these was with Alt/Ctl/Del. I then tried to uninstall the Nokia application (it was never used anyway!) and it would not let me. I am now getting a message which says
C/windows/winlogon/dll is not an executable file and down in the bottom of the screen it shows a blue tab which says RegSvr32.
I would appreciate some advice on what the problem is and how I fix it - pls pls make the replies as plain as possible - I am really sorry but my knowledge of PC's is turning them on and off!!!!

A:pls held complete cretin!

Hi Winger.

Welcome to BC.

Try REVO to uninstall the program -
www.revouninstaller.com/

RegSvr32(together with the name of the DLL) is what puts it in the registry, but I don't know why you are getting that message at the moment.

Let us know how you get on.

Good luck.

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Looking for guidance on how to remove google redirect malware. Tried TDSSkiller and Malwarebytes (repeatedly, with latest updates) and no luck. As advised by TrendMicro, ran HijackThis to create log (posted below). Have no idea where to go from here. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:11:48 PM, on 7/3/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
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\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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A:Need held reading HijackThis log

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer We 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. Please take note: If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about your installed Windows Operating System including the Version, Edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system.
If you are unsure about any of these characteristics just post what you can and we will guide you.Please tell us if you have your original Windows CD/DVD available. If you are unable to perform the steps we have recommended please try one more time and if unsuccessful alert us of such and we will design an alternate means of obtaining the necessary information. 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 your topic an do their best to resolve your issues. If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed. Use the '... Read more

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Greetings all,

Sorry if this has been asked elsewhere already. I used the search option, but couldn't find any threads on it. So please bear with me.

My AVG Anti-Virus picked up on the following virus:

\ice\fire\traymgr.exe Troj_VB.JUC

and I don't know how to get it removed. In fact, it has spread to my USB drive as well. Every time AVG is run (autorun on startup), it picks up on the virus and moves it to the vault and deletes it automatically. However it keeps coming back.

Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated! If you need to know specs or anything of the sort about my computer please let me know.

-DeputyNC

A:Infected with Trojan Virus, pls held.

On a side note...I tried to install and run ComboFix, so that I could copy and paste the log on here. Everytime I try to install it I get a message stating "Can not install on this OS." After some research, I have found that ComboFix does work on my OS (Vista). I'm at a loss.

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sir i have installed windows 7 & vista on same pc

windows 7 is installed in D drive & vista is installed in C

Sir my vista has expired i.e i can now only use win7
so i want to delete the vista OS

note- i don't have installation cd of vista or win7

A:held required to delete vista

Theres an excellent guide on Microsofts site for this:

How to remove a second installation of a Windows operating system

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Everytime I try to connect to the internet it brings up a "security warning" box and says "application cannot be executed. The file wgatray.exe is infected. Do you want to activate your anti-virus software now?" It displays a website of www.jezebel.com in my internet address. This is a windows XP home edition computer. Can you help me? Thanks.Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum, due to the request for malware a log by staff. ~ Animal

A:Computer is held hostage by ransomware?

Hello findmyway ,This isn't ransomware, it's System Tool.....Let's disable the main file manually so you can run some tools. Do you have access to a flash drive?What I want you to look for is in Application Data (If using XP, otherwise Program Data). There will be a folder, with a file in it of the same "name". This will appear random, but it has a pattern. Look for letters and numbers in this order: lower case, upper case, lower case, upper case, lower case, then 5 random numbers. For example:Folder -----> pEeHl02508\pEeHl02508.exe <-----file insideDelete the folder. Now, download the following tool to a flash drive from a different computer, then put it on the infected one and run it.This tool is not a toy. If used the wrong way you could trash your computer. Please use only under direction of a Helper. If you decide to do so anyway, please do not blame me or ComboFix.* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix. 1. Download this file - combofix.exe http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe 2. Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.3. When finished, it will produce a log for you. Post that log in your next reply please.Note:Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall.If you have trouble running it the first time, then rename ComboFix.exe to findmyway.exe and try again.Thanks,tea

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The Antivirus Software keeps popping up- I've had it since yesterday. Since then I followed the self removal guide twice. First in Safe mode, then in normal- Malware Bytes and AVG don't detect it. IE won't go anywhere but to Antivirus Soft page to pay them, and then randomly pops up with porno.comDid the: rkill, defogger, DDS, and GMERThe GMER ran for about 4 Hours until my computer quit responding and only my screen background and the GMER screen was left, but it wasn't doing anything- so I hit save, and it said it had saved successfully and my computer shutdown. I just started it up and here goes.Any help to get rid of this- Thank You in advance!DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Scott at 9:03:58.89 on Sat 03/27/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1340 [GMT -6:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}AV: avast! Antivirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exesvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG�... Read more

A:Held Ransom by "Antivirus Software"

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. 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, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I recently was hit with the nasty worm, and don't know what to do to get rid of it. I have installed Xoftspy, Microsoft AntiSpyware, and Adware. I have ran all programs and still can't get rid of this. I also ran these programs in Safe Mode too. Can someone please help me with this issue. I see I'm not the only one that had this problem.

A:Need Held Removing Freeprod Attack

Xoftspy, Microsoft AntiSpyware, and Adware, won't get rid of a worm.Those are spyware programs.Have you updated your antivirus, and run it in Safe Mode?How to start Windows in Safe ModeAlso, run these online virus scanners:http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/http://housecall.trendmicro.com/If the above doesn't help rid you of the problem, then:Read How to post a HijackThis Log. Please read, and follow, all directions carefully.Then, run a log, and post it in the HijackThis forum, at this link. Do not, fix anything, yet.A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.It may take a while to get a response, because the HJT Team are very busy. Please, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.NOTE:Once you have made the post, please, DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.

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Email was sent from a third party notification app server more than a month ago. I received the email back then, but received the same email more than a month later. Email header has the same date the email was originally sent.
It really seems like email was sent and then being held on the email server (Groupwise) for more than a month.
Anyone have any idea about what may have caused a behavior like this?

A:What Will Cause Emails To Be Held On The Email Server

I've experienced this before with my new ISP, in this case it was only a week. But my previous ISP had some problems and I would get e-mail that had been sent upwards of two months ago, this is why I changed ISPs. In short, it has to be a server glitch at the ISP. Perhaps someone else can elucidate on this.

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Hello, I am having a very strange behavior. When I press and hold the SHIFT key, it will not persist. For example, if I wanted to type a row of "*", I press the shift key and hold it, and it will type "*****888888". This happens on the laptop keyboard, a USB keyboard I attached, and the on screen keyboard, so it does not appear to be a hardware problem.

It seems as though the shift is activated for only about a second when I press and hold the shift key, and then it reverts back.

The same thing happens to the CTRL key. Very annoying when trying to do cut/paste (ctrl-c/ctrl-v).

Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance!!!

A:shift & ctrl not persistent when held down

I just tried on my system and I can not duplicate your problem.

I've included a snapshot of my settings from:
Control Panel | Keyboard

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When I copied a file and pasted it to C drive, I got this error

Code:
'A required privilege is not held by the client'
I did login as the administrator and also each user is permitted
with fully control.

Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit Operating System.
Why?
Thanks.

A:'A required privilege is not held by the client'

Hi have a read of this it may fix or at least help you.

Error 0x80070522: A required privilege is not held by the client

"This issue might occur permissions are not set properly for the C Drive.
Make sure that you are logged in as Administrator.
To take ownership of C Drive, follow these steps:
1. Right-click the C Drive and then click Properties.
2. Click the Security tab.
3. Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
4. In the Name list, click your user name, or click Administrator if you are logged in as Administrator, or click the Administrators group.
5. Click on Edit and then put a check mark against "Replace all existing inheritable permissions on all descendants with inheritable permissions from this object".
6. Click OK, and then click Yes when you receive the following message:
This will replace explicitly defined permissions on all descendants of this object with inheritable permissions from C-Drive (C.
Do you wish to continue?
7. Once the permissions are replaced, click on Ok.
8. Check if you are able to copy, paste or delete any documents now.
If the above steps fail then you may also want to disable UAC and check if that helps.
1. Click Start, type msconfig in the start search box, and then press Enter.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
2. Click the Tools tab.
3. Click Disable UAC and then click Launch.
4. A command window appears, and shortly thereafter, a notifica... Read more

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