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Q: one of the screen names is having real problems

here is how it started, my computer was really slow, I turned off a few options from vista (all visual though) and next thing you know, one of the screen names keeps freezing after it logs in. The other screen name is fine.
I tried working on the functioning one and switch user to the other and that is when it went blank. (black screen and nothing)

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A: one of the screen names is having real problems

Do NOT switch user, but Log Out, then log in to the other account.
There seems to a problem with copying the data from the hard drive to the new user account.

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hello, im running a sony vaio 80gb pentium 4 desktop with service pack 2 and a Sony VAIO VA TV-PC Series 320gb service pack 2. i'm using 4 logon names for Windows XP for each member of my family. just recently i have a problem, that when i install a program on the C drive, on one logon name, it will not install on any of the other 3 log on names. however if i install it on my D drive (its a split hard drive) then it will install it on other accounts. the folders in my program files become locked and have no association when on the different screen name to which i installed it from. it is becoming a bit of an issue and quite strange, any help would be great.

i have fixed the issue with a second format i belive it has something to do with spyware terminator program.

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what are somereally good monitors out there?

A:AIM or MSN screen names

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I want to get a list of peoples AIM or MSN screen names so it will be easier to get in contact with someone if you need further help or information my

Mine is
AIM: Dim elehcim
MSN: [email protected]

A:AIM or MSN screen names

That would be why your profile has spaces for IM screen names.

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My friend just got the internet a few days ago. She connected with AOL and set it all up. I was just wondering how to add another screen name, so when you sign in it would be my account and not hers??
Thank You

A:AOL Screen names

only the master account / screen name (your friend) can set up/delete additional screen names and it has to be done from that screen name
- it's all explained on aol in the help area
- try keyword 'screen name'

then it's an option when logging onto aol as to which screen name logs in

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onthe front page when xp loads you have the varios screen names that use that computer. All of the screen names always have like 20 to 30 unread messages but they never seem to coralte to my AOL mail, so im assuning that they are somthing else. Anyone have any ideas?


A:Solved: XP Screen names


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I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this or not. I am desperate. I need to know if there is a place I can go to, possibly in the registry, or anywhere else, to find what screen names are being used on a computer. In the past two weeks, my boyfriend has started deleting everything after he gets off of the internet. I know he has an MSN account and I believe this is a secret Yahoo account according the cookies in the DAT file. We have been through this before. Please help me, I need this evidence! Thank you.

A:Need Help Finding Screen Names

The easiest place to look is in the swap file.... I'll let you find the necessary software on your own.

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I have 3 AIM Screennames 1 of them i don't use what so ever. I would like to give Keytec2 away. If you would like to have keytec2 then e-mail me at [email protected] only. I will delete your message with out looking at it if you do not put keytec2 in the subject. Once I recieve the E-mail I will respond to you with the passwords.

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For some annoying reason my AOL email screen names are no longer linked

Is anyone else experiencing this?

At one time I could hover over my screen name in the left hand corner and the drop down would show all my other email screen names along with the number of emails. Now I have to log in to each email screen name individually to see if there are any emails which is a real pain. Last night it was working, today it isn't!

A:Aol linked screen names?

All working now.......thanks for the overwhelming response

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Hello everyone,

I need a help regarding the contacts being synchronized with Outlook. All my contacts have their first names under 'First Name', but their last names under 'Middle Name'. I want to copy the middle names of everyone to the 'Last Name' box. Can anyone please help me on this. There are more than 700 contacts and I can't be doing this individually for each contact.

Any sort of help will be appreciated.


Abhishek Sharma

A:Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 - Change middle names to last names

A quick fly by...
Links that might provide info below.

Customizing the Filing Format for Outlook 2007 Contacts

Display the Contacts list in last name, first name format - Outlook - Office.com

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Probably it doesn't and my question is a long shot - but I recently toasted a drive, and it had many folders and files which I have little memory of. I also never used one of those nice apps that makes a list. Any help appreciated. Much obliged.


A:Does Windows save logs somewhere that shows folder names / file names?

Windows does not maintain such a log.

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i was hoping someone could help me with some of the file names on y computer. I've tried phoning microsoft but the person on the other end didn't speak that good English?? Anyway i have about 7 file's in my c: drive which have random names like.......... 82eda124e6804c04c5310f and when u click on it it just says SP2 which i think may mean Service Pack 2. I've downloaded a recent update which doesn't help so i was going to delete them and cross my fingers but when i try a message comes up saying that the file my be either in use or wright-protected.

Can anybody help, m/thanks Caroline.

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I am on windows xp and aol. all accounts my computer come up in my name. There are 4users, all their messages go out in my name. Plus I would like to chat without my real name showing!
on the sign on screen the names shows up right.
Please help.

A:windowsxp problem screen names

Have you gone into the control panel, clicked on users and set up different profiles and then each one logs in under there own name.

AOL you have to choose a user name. You might be able to change it under profile or preferences in AOL. Not sure, don't like it or use it.

Sorry can't help much more.

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Not sure what happened on my son's system running XP Pro, but it locked up when he was using it and when he rebooted, the blue startup screen appears but the 4 user names are no longer shown on the right side of the screen and of course, and you can not access the system anymore now.

I went the Safe Mode, Last Known Good and other options using F-8 but I get to the same point . . . blue welcome screen and no accounts shown. None of the accounst had passwords, simply a MOM, DAD, etc. account for the family members.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance

A:No User Names Appear on XP Pro Startup Screen

About all I have is my suggestion here:


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I tried a search first before asking and could not find anything. When I go to sites that I use to be able to store screennames and passwords. Like fantasy leagues or even if it ask to store it it will not. How can I solve this?

Thanks Again

A:Solved: screen names and passwords /


In IE go to Tools > Internet Options > Content
In the AutoComplete section click the Settings button.
Make sure User names and password on forms and Ask me before saving passwords boxes are checked.

In Firefox go to Tools > Options > Security
In the Passwords section make sure the Remember passwords for sites box is checked.

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Can Someone Help ...?? When Switching Between Screen Names (windows Xp) Say From My Daughter To My Name ,the Computer Goes To The Sign On Screen And Freezes !! I Have To Hit The Re Boot Button To Re Start The Computer !! Any Ideas ?/ It Just Started About 2 Weeks Ago !!
Dell Demension 4100 Widows Xp 1000 Meg W/ Sp 2 512 Meg Ram Did Virus Scan ( Norton2005) Adaware, Spybot Etc .. No New Software Loaded ,....can;t Understand Why All Of A Sudden It Started Happenning !! Can Someone Help ??

A:Windows Hangs Up /between Screen Names

try doing a system restore to a date prior to when the problem started.... this is exactly the type of thing it's great for!

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I boot the system and reach the Blue XP login screen but don't have access to, or see anything other than the option to shutdown the computer.
Meaning, there are no active profiles available.
Upon using ctrl+alt+del I receive a login box, but no passwords or profile association works....

I can't get to start to activate or create programs.

Should I reinstall Windows XP? Anyone have this problem before...


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So i'm having some problems that wont go away. i first noticed it when i got a fake alert from a program masquerading as "microsoft security essentials alert" (i do use MSE though) but it wouldnt let me close the window. so i restarted, ran malwarebytes, and had it clean some stuff up. then, i get on call of duty 4, later that day, and i keep getting kicked out by punkbuster for having an unathorized program running. i wasnt cheating, the guys on the server know this (i've been there for years), so they told me that the program running was likely a virus. i keep running stuff to scan for it but it isnt going away. so i tried to do a system restore, which usually works, but that didnt help.

then, shortly after that, i get popups every few minutes telling me "SkypeNames" has stopped working. so i shut down skype and i keep getting the message. i uninstall skype and i keep getting the message. unless i minimize the windows, they stay on top of every open window i have. they keep coming up until 32 of them open at which point they will stop. system restore doesnt work either.

i tried having a friend sort this out, but he managed to crash my computer. so im coming to you guys.
i already have a hijack this log, v.2.02, so its a little old though.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:54:50 PM, on 12/13/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18975)
Boot mode: Normal... Read more

A:Problems with skype names, plus virus.

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.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:We need to create an OTL ReportPlease download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedBest Regards,oneof4.

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Alright. Here's the problem.

As of late I have been running programs such as SpySweeper and Avast! more and more due to the high number of problems Ive been encountering using my computer. Well, today, these random file names starting coming up in the taskmanager that seem to be using alot of memory...and after I close out of them, they come right back...

CullUk.exe (though that doesnt sound that random)

Hijack log...
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:26:16 PM, on 4/14/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Dell\Support\Alert\bin\DAMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\P2P Networking\P2P Networking.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM95\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
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A:Random File names and other such problems..

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I have a 160 GB HD NTFS file system with 118 GB free space. My Documents and setting folder has 8.87 GB with 12,388 Files and 816 folders that are many layers deep.

The problem: Every so often my XP professional OS will not accept a new long file name (less than 50 characters and spaces) but will accept an 8 character (DOS) name.

What is wrong? Have I reached a limit because of the long file names? Or too many files in a single folder? Or?

I run into the same problem with by back-up Hard Drive which has a FAT32 file system.

The problem seems to go away, at least for a while, if I restart my Dell Dimension 9100 PC.

Thank you, Supportbob4
I have replicated my problem both for my NTFS drive and the FAT32 drive.

I also finally got an error message which tells me the problem:
The maximum character and space limit of 255 includes file name plus the names of all the stacked folders after My Dicuments! The whole file path!

It can be very confusing because I was able to make it more than 255 characters and spaces but all of sudden it reached a threshold where it will no longer work until I shortened the file name back to 255. Going between hard drives seemed to make it recover sometimes when I had a longer than 255 path but then all of a sudden it stopped working.

I need to keep my folder names shorter and be cautious on length of file names too when I have many stacked folders.

A:Long file names not accepted Short DOS names ok

From what I recall the WinXP limits it to 255 characters, filenames written command prompt are 253 characters, and those include the filename and extension.

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I just recently reinstalled Windows 10 Pro from scratch 2 days ago. All of a sudden I noticed yesterday evening I have 2 usernames on the logon screen. It normally boots directly into Windows (I turn off requiring password on NETPLWIZ screen). But now it comes up with Invalid User Name and/or Password. After I clear the error, it presents me with 2 usernames to logon with:

Stuart Moroz (this one has no options below where you type the password)
([email protected])


Stuart Moroz (this one has 2 options, local or MS Account. This one I think is the one that got added somehow)

How did I end up with 2? and how do I get it to boot directly into Windows again? Thanks for any/all assistance.

A:2 User names on logon screen all of a sudden

Hello Sage, and welcome to Ten Forums.

It sounds like you may not have entered the password correctly when setting up netplwiz to have Windows sign in to the account automatically at startup.

Start over with netplwiz to select the account and enter the password again to see if that may sort this for you.

Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup

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I use my photos as a screen saver. When I was using XP I used to be able to set them up so that the file name appeared with the photograph on screen. Is there any way to do this when using Vista?

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Hope I'm in the right thread for this -

I'm having major problems transferring long-name folders, which contain other long-name folders + files.

Does any-one know of clearly written guides or applications to get around this. I've googled, and been unable to follow Microsoft postings on the topic.

Read some MS stuff about dis-abling this (8.3 restriction), but that applied to Server 2003

I'm running XP pro, on NTFS, and I want to prepare the HDD for a reformat but I cannot afford to loose any work.

A:8.3 File-names Causing Major Problems??

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Where I work, we have a small network, and I'm wanting to set up a Computer Name "Theme", if you like, rather than the messy random ones we have at present.

This means changing the names of all the computers in the Domain of course.

Does anyone know if this can this cause problems? Or is it a fairly straight forward process?

All PCs/Notebooks are XP Pro
Server is 2003

Thank you

A:Changing Computer Names - Any potential problems

This is pretty straight foward as far as I know. For those that don't know to change the computer name you just right-click My Computer and go to Properties. On the second tab (Computer Name), click the change button. In the box that appeares change the computer name and click OK. Then restart the computer and the name will be changed.

To my knowlege that is all that has to be done, even if the computer is part of a Domain. The only time problems occur is if you try to use the same name on two computers.

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I'm sorry if this is a question that has been asked before, I have tried to search for this on here and I know I am wording it wrong because a few years ago, I did find an article on here on how to do this.
Anyways, what I would like to do is, have it so when I turn my computer on, windows 7 pro, for it to not display account names, but you manually have to enter your username and password...
May someone please point me in the right direction.
I appreciate your time and help.

A:Hide Account names at logon screen when booting up?

Nevermind, I found it!!!
Log On with User Name and Password

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>How do you delete user names from the cache or list of names that comes
>up when you sign on to GMAIL?
>We have 4 people that use this same computer. The list includes those 4
>as well as typing error names. Also included is one where I typed my
>password at the end of the user name. So now they are both visable. I
>changed my Gmail password but I would like to clean up the list

A:gmail- how to delete user names on sign in screen

If you're using firefox, go to "Options > Options > Security > Saved Passwords > Remove all"
and then History > Clear Recent History, and select "Form and Search History"

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Dell computer from 2001. Anyways, I did something very, very dumb yesterday. I was on the regedit screen, and when I went into one of the HKEY_LocalMachine or one of those HKEY folders, the "Classes" folder got deleted. That's when everything kind of...messed up. Regedit stopped working (asked for an "appropriate program from the list" to use with it) and almost everything stopped, so I had to shut the computer down.

Now when I shut it down and tried to get back on, I couldn't get ANYTHING on the logon screen except a dinky little Windows logo, with no usernames, making it impossible to logon! I tried pressing F2 and F12 to do something on the DELL screen when I frist turn on the computer, but that didn't do anything, as there are no options to reset WIndows or anything like that.

My question is, how the heck do I get back to the WIndows logon screen with the usernames back? I have so much stuff on my computer that I can't afford to lose. Do I need a special CD I need to purchase, and is there anyway to get back the users without losing all my stuff? Please help.

Thank you for your time. If you can, you can post here to help or email me at [email protected] (corny address but who cares)

A:Only windows icon at log-on screen, no user names present, no way to log on! Help!

remember that they is no way I can log on, so I can't use ANY program. I may have royally screwed myself

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I noticed recently that my system and other folder names have changed on their own! What the -h- happened? I have never seen anything like this before. These folders appear on all of my drives c:, d:, g: and they are random. It looks like they are of another language, maybe? Actually, the wording makes no sense at all...> It looks like most of these folders previously existed.

Things I have done: Ran Anti-V program + Ewido Suite = No viruses, trojans, malware, etc. Ran three adware programs (ad-aware, spywareblaster, spyware doctor) = Clear. Checked all running processes and startup tab in mscofig = no peculiar programs detected. Ran regseeker = Phenominal amount of invalid keys, etc. (3,000+) very unusual to the norm!!!

Any help would be greatly appreciated...

System Spec's: WinXP SP1-current updates, 384 RAM, AMD 1.15 GHz processor

A:System folder names changing to very odd names

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I recently have been fighting off a bad case of adware when I think in my overzealousness that I might have removed a little to much from the registry key or possibly deleted a needed file. (no, I didn't make a backup of the registry key, yes i know dumb). My problem is, whenever i try to open up IE6, the status bar on the bottom left side just says finding site: badurl.grandstreetinteractive.com (never heard of this site) (flashing and IE never resolves to anything, not even page cannot be displayed). Checked home page and it is not set to this address. I also noticed that I can ping IP addresses on the internet from my PC, however I cannot resolve any host names. (i.e. ping www.yahoo.com will not resolve but I can ping the numeric address, if i had it) I tried using several different DNS servers to no avail. I have also tried reinstalling TCP/IP and reinstalling the drivers on my NIC card. I have also reinstalled IE6. All to no avail.

Any ideas?



A:Problems resolving host names after bout with adware

Hi mysticpeanut and welcome to BCSounds as though your Hosts file has been corrupted, which is not at all unlikely when your dealing with malware. I use a Hosts file I got from MVPS.org. This host file prevents your computer from connecting to a large number of web sites that are known to be malicious. I get the occasional "Page cannot be displayed" but if I really want to go to one of those sites I open the Hosts file and rem out the section that blocks the site. I can then take out the rem and have that site blocked again.You can search your drive for "hosts" and open that file to see what it contains. It is a read only file so you need to remove that attribute, make a change, and then reapply the attribute. (Right click, Properties to do that) localhostThat needs to be the first line in the Hosts file. That line is under an area of writing that is surrounded by #'s If it is something else you will be directed toward that.You can get the MVPS Hosts file hereEDIT: I just checked and grandstreetinteractive is in my hosts file and is being blocked.EDIT AGAIN: You will see some other possible solutions for your problem on that page in the link.

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These domains are valid, registered domains. There are no websites hosted for these domains they are simply used for a redirect:

What happens is one of these domains is used as the ?hover? link on the phishing link in the simulated test email. When the user clicks, the user is taken to the real link (the awareness page) which is hosted on:
How do we stop Microsoft's Smart Screen on these legitimate domains?
Thank you.

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I dont need to tell u guys all the details about the internet spamming open etc. however here is the information you told another user to reply with on their post.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 09:56:14, on 29/12/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband Wireless\AffinegyService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\WinPcap\rpcapd.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband Wireless\Wireless Manager.exe
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A:Real AV problems

i found real AV in my list and clicked "Fixed Checked". Hoever this has not solved the porblem at first i thought restarting my computer would activiate what i had done. but i have obviously not done it right. please correct me :. Reply asap plz. (as i kinda wanna get back to WoW)

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My Toshiba-Vista laptop got a HiJack virus...running Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware got rid of it. However, on boot, it would throw "Host Process for Windows Services stopped working". I tried to update patches from Microsoft, but that erred out with Code 80072EFE. Doing some research on that, I found to run TDSSKILLER and COMBOFIX. Trying to install TDSSKILLER erred out after 80% installed. COMBOFIX threw a "DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" error, dumped and crashed.I can run in safe mode ok, but COMBOFIX still throws the DRIVER error. Both Malwarebytes and AntiSuperSpyware run clean. I suspect all is from a virus, but I have no idea where to start.I have attached a HiJackThis log. Please help.
 hijackthis.log   9.56KB
  2 downloadsEdit: Moved topic from Vista to the more appropriate forum. ~ AnimalMerged posts. ~ OBAlittle more detail...the virus I had was AntiMalware Doctor. I had to run Unhide to see any files on the desktop, C: drive, etc.

A:Various Problems, not sure which is the real one

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.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.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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I habve been having real problems with updates and posting problems in IE11 Chrome I cannot use because my security doesn't have a plug un with ti and in desperation I unistalled IE11 and tired six time now to get it back via updates and nothing is working so am stuck in IE8.

Any ideas as I am at the point of wanting to to do something nasty to the machine after trying all day.

A:Real problems

Have you tried this:-

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Hey here is the log from hijackthis.... Programs on my computer dont run right... things wont run or open properly. And it seemed to happen when my first visrus scanner went nuts and picked up a crap load of viruses. Now it wont uninstall and stuff anyway heres the log. Please help me

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:14:04 AM, on 12/13/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds\wbload.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin\Belkin Wireless Network Utility\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Belkin\Belkin Wireless Network Utility\WLanCfgG.exe
C:\Program Files\IOGEAR\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\i... Read more

A:Got some real bad problems.... My first log

please help

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Alright this is what im trying to do...

Im trying to use use a program "Real VNC" to run my lap top from my desktop over the same network. I have never used the program before but i have read lots.

OK i start the server on the lap-top and try to connect on my desk-top. It gives me an error... VNC Viewer : Question... The Connection closed unexpectedly... Do you wish to reconnect to (ip) ?

The desktop is running Windows XP Service Pack 2... The lap top is running vista SP 1.

I tried just turning off my fire wall on my computer didn't help anything.

If i should post this question else where please inform me... I posted here as a last resort.

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Having tried to solve an initial problem I seem to have made things worse:
1) I started by trying to install i-tunes
2) An error message said to install an updated version of Windows Installer
3) Having tried this an error message said there was a problem with dll.cache
4) I tried to resolve this by downloading fixes for the problem Regcure and Registry Fix
5) I am now unable to open word,excel,powerpoint etc. error message reads specified module cannot be found
6) System restore doesn't appear to work
7) I am inundated with pop-ups
Can anybody help?

A:Real problems- Help

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I go to my backup computer this morning to find out I basically can't do anything on it. I can't get to any network connections. When I try to open Internet Explorer, it just flashes on then off right away. I can't even copy and paste a file from one directory to another. I tried to do a system restore, but when I go there, it tells me that System Restore cannot protect your computer. Please shut down and try again. Which I did, but that didn't seem to work either. Same message after rebooting. So I'm stuck. The computer worked fine last night, and I noticed when I shut down that it installed some windows updates. Since then, nothing works. Here is my hijackthis log. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:38:35 AM, on 2/22/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\SlySoft\AnyDVD\AnyDVD.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq Connections\6750491\Program\Compaq Connections.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.pat-t-cakes.com/
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A:Real Big problems

Not that anyone was in any real big hurry to help out, but I figured out my problem. I guess some type of Trojan got onto my computer and renamed my svchost.exe file to svchost.exe.bak, meaning I couldn't run anything that used that file, which is pretty much everything on the computer. Check this if you're having the same kind of problems that I eluded to.

Basically what I did was took the svchost file from a different computer and loaded it onto the infected computer and everything was fine. It's located in C:\Windows\system32. I know I could have just renamed the .bak version, but who knows what else the virus did to the file. I didn't really want to take a chance with it.

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My Toshiba-Vista laptop got a HiJack virus...running Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware got rid of it.
However, on boot, it would throw "Host Process for Windows Services stopped working".
I tried to update patches from Microsoft, but that erred out with Code 80072EFE. Doing some research on that, I found to run TDSSKILLER and COMBOFIX. Trying to install TDSSKILLER erred out after 80% installed. COMBOFIX threw a "DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL" error, dumped and crashed.
I can run in safe mode ok, but COMBOFIX still throws the DRIVER error.
Both Malwarebytes and AntiSuperSpyware run clean.
I suspect all is from a virus, but I have no idea where to start.
I have attached a HiJackThis log. It is under this in the Vista forum. Please help.

I also entered this under Vista forum...not sure where it belonged.

A:Various problems, not sure which is the real one

Now that your log is properly posted, here, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a Malware Removal Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the logs you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.From this point on the Malware Removal Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the Malware Removal Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the Malware Removal Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another Malware Removal Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.

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I'm having some shut downs and graphic screens with bars etc.
I was wondering if there's anything I can post if someone can help me with my hardware if it's not right or what x.x

A:Real bad problems

sounds like your video card is having issues. I would make sure your card is not overheating for one, and make sure your case/video card is not covered with dust.

HWMonitor should provide you with some information on the temperature. Other things to look at is updating your video card drivers.

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I periodically get notices from Win7 that I need to run the disk check utility. This is usually after a BSOD. These events have been occurring from the day I bought this laptop and I have posted them here in the past.

This time, the disk check utility changed names on at least 12 files. I don't know WHAT files, because the utility said the file names were corrupted.

After the reboot, I found that my Libraries were missing from the file manager. My Documents, Pictures, Videos and Music were gone. If I looked by clicking on C: and then navigating to them, I could find them, but the file manager could not.

Also, clicking on the Start button, then All Programs, gave me an empty screen. All the shortcuts were gone. Many of the shortcuts on my Task Bar are missing their Icons, but they work.

Many of my music files will not play because the file extension is now m4p. Changing the file extension to mp3 or mp4 does not work, the system sees them as an unknown file type.

I ran Microsoft Security Essentials, a FULL SCAN, and it scanned about 86,000 files. That was all it could find.

I have attached images that show the start menu and virus scan results as well as the usual dump files. The images show a black desktop, but I corrected that by re-choosing the custom theme I had made.

I tried to use Restore, but the restore points have dissapeared, and I cannot restore to before this event.


A:Disk check utility changed file names, now I got problems.

Try this first:
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Then try this:
Icon Cache - Rebuild

Then try running Malwarebytes:
Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download

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I am having problems with the free version of ?Real Player? it downloads and plays OK but the folder ?Real Player Downloads ? does not respond properly and just about freezes to such an extent that it becomes unusable I tried to un install it but you are always left with a folder in (computer program files that will not delete) I have even done a DELL restore which restores your computer to the state it was in from new this did remove it but when re installed it went ok for a while then back to its old problematic self, All my updates are current, I do not know if the fault is with Real Player or Vista so I am seeking advice on:

Is the a way to fix it?

What is a good program for removing Real Player and programs such as this?

What is a good free video down load program that will handle more than one down load at a time. Thanks in advance

A:Real Player problems

I don't know about the download part. But I believe it's less hassle playing Real Media files using this:
Real Alternative 2.0.2 - VideoHelp.com Downloads

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:54:54 PM, on 6/9/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\iMesh\Client\iMeshClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Alicia\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://if.searchcentrix.com/sidecat.jsp?p=98567&appid=21&id=01073317216133
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.news.google.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dellnet.com/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://if.searchcentrix.com/sidecat.jsp?p=98567&appid=21&id=01073317216133
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaults/su/sbcydsl/*http://www.yahoo.com
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A:Real problems, please HiJackthis!

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Hi there,

This morning I started having some real problems with my PC, usually I try to keep it real clean and it seems to have worked up til now.. I keep getting the blue memory dump screen with the comp restarting, then on reboot saying recovered from serious error.

I tried doing a virus scan on trend micro, but it keeps rebooting before its done, which is a pain. My computer is also taking a long time to boot so I wondered if it was something that could be indentified from my startup processes in HJT, so I'll post a log. I have booted into safe mode and both ad aware and S+D come up clean, used CCleaner, ermm.. yeh thats about all I've done so far. If someone could look at this for me I'd appreciate it. gonna stop witing now before my computer resatarts >.< lol

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 13:54:35, on 22/07/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Efficient Networks\SpeedStre... Read more

A:Having real problems ; ; hjt icluded

There is nothing malicious showing in the log so let's dig deeper.

First, the obvious. Check to make sure all cables and connections are not loose.

Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite here.
Install ewido.
During the installation, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".
Launch ewido
It will prompt you to update click the OK button and it will go to the main screen
On the left side of the main screen click update
Click on Start and let it update.
DO NOT run a scan yet. You will do that later in safe mode.

Click here for info on how to boot to safe mode if you don't already know how.

Run Ewido:
Click on scanner
Click Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.
During the scan it will prompt you to clean files, click OK
When the scan is finished, look at the bottom of the screen and click the Save report button.
Save the report to your desktop.
Do a Panda Active Scan. Be sure to save the log it creates.

Reboot and post the scan log from Panda please.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 02:22:13, on 27/04/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\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\ccSetMgr.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\dhcp\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exec:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exeC:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files... Read more

A:Causing me real problems..... here is my log,

Hi My name is Extremeboy (or EB for short), and I will be helping you with your log.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.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 description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will need to close your topic.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we... Read more

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I've been experiencing a rather odd problem with my real player recently. My player crashes every time I to load a .rm or ram. file from a web site. The normal troubleshooting hasn't worked. Failed attempts of removing all "Real" releated programs and reinstalling them have been quite frustrating. Does anyone have advice on how to alleviate the problem. Possibly a setting in the registry that is causing windows to automatically shut down real when launched. I can write back with the general fault code if that would be of any assistance.


533mhz processor
248mb ram
windows 98 se


A:real player problems

Have you attempted to view .rm files from multiple websites?

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hi, can somone please help me

im running on windows xp and am having real problems with my msn messenger (msn 6.1) it used to work properly but recently i cant seem to log into my account, everytime i enter my user name and password it comes up with a message saying "username or password is incorrect", the problem is that this is the right user name and password. i tried to change my password and even set up a new hotmail account but when i click on any of the links to either change the password or get a new account i always get directed to perfecnav! so i deleted some programs thinking this was the problem, but now instead of it clicking onto perfectnav it just goes to a page saying the standard "the following page cannot be displayed" and is "currently unavaliable"

can someone please help me, im at a loss without being able to use my msn? can a get it working somehow??

what can i do??


A:real problems with msn messenger- please help!

Hi Mazin ; I would suggest go to MSN support for this issue. You can find both , chat or the 800 number, on your MSN Home Page.

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