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Microsft account [email protected] has blocked the laptop.

Q: Microsft account [email protected] has blocked the laptop.

My daughter ha opened a microsoft account as it was prompted by Microsoft & she had opened a account [email protected] .She had forgotten the password when opened the account.Now the laptop is not opening and asking for the password .The laptop
was not having the password before and it was not understood how by opening a microsoft account it has created the password for windows OS and the laptop is not operating.
I have tried many times to reset the password BUT in vain.
Please help.

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so i installed norton 2010 the other day (bad decision), and ever since it wont allow me to access my gmail account on any browser.

i cleared my cache on every browser, cookies... everything. you name it, i cleared it. i Uninstalled norton, restarted, and STILL cant access gmail.

it just keeps telling me theres a loophole or something, and it never loads. something to do with HTTPS? i used another computer to access my gmail, and it worked! i even set the settings in gmail to use HTTP, instead of HTTPS.

but for some reason even after i uninstalled norton, i still cant access it.

pleeeeeeeease help!
 

A:norton blocked my gmail account

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I have an outlook.com and a gmail account. They are both listed when I use Win 10 Mail on my desktop and older laptop. I just got a new laptop and I want to add to it, the same gmail account to my Win 10 Mail. It seems that I have to set up a new gmail email account and not simply transfer the old one over to the new laptop? I don't know how the other computers have both email accounts listed. Please help. Thanks.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 142 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8073 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 620, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 226 GB (177 GB Free); D: 10 GB (1 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 827E
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

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The laptop does not respond to the MS password. It is brand new and I set it up about a month ago but of afraid to use it since.I have followed the MS instructions to reset the PW  but Iafter several minutes I cannot get any further than the pretty picture on the screen .any advice would be most appreciated 

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Hi,

I have a computer linked through a SSH/VPN network connection, however I noticed there is simply no way Windows able to login to any Microsoft account, be it trying to create a new one, or sign in for an app such as market. While I can view the market without issue, but unable to sign into download any app through the SSH/VPN network.

Is there any work around for such issue or Windows online account just not made to work through these types of connections?

All the error messages in W10 really not helping at all, just "something happened", duh~

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I ask this question every now and then to see if anyone else may have had this problem and solved it.
I use one particular Yahoo mail account daily on my desktop.Until a year ago I could sign in from my desk top or laptop.
About a year ago Yahoo requested that my password be change. They wanted something longer and more secure. Since then I can sign in fine from the desktop but the laptop gets the "Invalid username or password" message when I try to sign in. This happens in both IE and FF. I can sign in to a different Yahoo mail account from the laptop with no problem. It is just my main account which will not allow me to sign in from the laptop.
I thought it might have something to do with Comodo Internet security 2012 but this was just uninstalled and reinstalled due to another problem.
I even E mailed my username and password to the laptop ( using a different yahoo account) and cut and pasted to the sign in page.Still no luck
Doing internet searches I have seen this exact problem but have yet to see a solution.
Also the the "Invalid username or password" message comes up so quickly it does not seem that enough time goes by to have queried Yahoo about signing in.
Not sure what would be internal to the computer to block a password or username.
Suggestions are appreciated
Best Regards
Nawtheasta

A:Laptop blocked from a specific Yahoo mail account

About a year ago Yahoo requested that my password be change.I got exactly the same message in an email (twice), but I reported them to Yahoo! as Spam -Always recheck the sender and if it is a Genuine Email, or just more Spam - There are methods with opening the Email header -Never had another problem as I figure it was garbage -

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Gmail Customer Service Support for solving Gmail account not working , Internal Microphone not working in GMail Voice-Solved, Gmail Notifier not working? Email forwarding to Gmail not working, Fixing Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Gmail Bug, Use Gmail? Not working with Outlook?
 

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Hi;

I have created a new account in Gmail. When i enable the system to import mails from old yahoo account, system accepts the user name but for password of Yahoo, it shows an error of password missmatch of that account while i daily logs in with same user name and password of Yahoo. I changed my password of Yahoo but results are the same. Please help.
 

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I have just changed third-party Internet Providers for another company. I lost my email addresses in the transaction. It was a very small company so I could not transfer my email addresses to new account. So I won't have to go through that hassel again I opened gmail accounts.

My question is can I set up my gmail accounts as our default email accounts we access through Outlook? If I can, how do I do that? I have never even set up email on my new laptop, I just went through IP's server which was a hassel. I usually use one account on one computer and my husband uses one on another computer. I hate having to go to the gmail page. No I don't want all the bells and whistles Google is offering. I just want to turn on my computer, click on a link and open my email in a program I know how to use? I can't find any help through Gmail. Everything I found cost me. That leads to a second question. Does Google have a technical support phone number? One that does not cost?

Anyway, my computer OS is Windows 7 and I am using Outlook from Office 2003 on one computer the other computer uses Windows XP and Outlook from Office 2003.
 

A:Solved: Setting up Gmail account as default account

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A:How to add secondary gmail account to my gmail?

Hi
You missed an email address on the top if you'd like to remove and edit the image
How To Combine All Your Email Addresses into One Gmail Inbox

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Hi, my browsers (I.E. 9, FF and Safari) are all blocking gmail. They were blocking google and youtube before, but now these sites are loading normally, but gmail still is blocked. I've ran Malawarebytes and Combofix (I know now I should not have done it, just followed bad advice online) without trouble but without further success, Malaware at the beginning cleaned some files and Combofix removed a couple of files, I have the logs to post if you would like. I've checked the Hosts file, and it looks like it is correct. I'd appreciate any kind of help. Thanks.

A:Gmail blocked in all brouwsers

Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Flush DNS CacheReport IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logClick Go and post the result.Retest if you can access Gmail and include the result in the post as well.

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I recently changed from gMail to a email client. Why is my email being sent to the email address I want it to, then immediately after to literally my gMail (<name>@gmail.com) account, is there any way to prevent this ?

A:To my email account - to gMail account ?

Very confusing post...please explain in more detail, as specific as you can. What email client are you using?

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I blocked some people on Gmail. Now I want to know if they sent any emails or chats. Where are they stored? Or they are lost forever?
 

A:Where are the chats sent by blocked people saved in Gmail?

If they are not in your Chat Label in Gmail then they are gone forever.
 

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Hi there,
I have been dealing with a very strange problem this week in that the email app on my Ipad which use a gmail address will not work at all for several hours in the evening. Also, at the same time my PS3 console is unable to access the playstation network (also uses the same gmail address). I am able to still access my gmail inbox via broswers on both my PC and Ipad - but the app itself will not work at all. Other google related sites like youtube also become inaccessible via login (even with a different gmail address). The google search engine also performs strangley on both my Ipad and PC.

The strangest part I feel is that everything is fine in the mornings (no symptoms), but once I return home from work the problem exists and remains until about 11pm and everything returns to normal. This has happened three nights in a row.

After running a quick scan with Malwarebytes, it found "pup.offerware" which sounds rather nasty from what I've read.

I find the problem tricky to explain due to its weirdness, so my apologies if this explanation didn't come across very well. Any help would be amazing!

Many thanks and here are my logs:


DDS.txt:

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.25.2
Run by Username at 9:04:06 on 2013-08-31
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.64.1033.18.3071.2323 [GMT 12:00]
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AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2013 *Disabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
F... Read more

A:Google/Gmail access blocked across devices

Bump, please.

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I support a network of 12 computers, all of which run through one hardware firewall. One computer on my network is getting a 404 error when trying to access www.gmail.com, or if they click the mail icon on yahoo.com. All other internet access seems ok on that station, and gmail and yahoo mail work on every other station.

I checked for blocked sites, allowed sites, and tried turning off the software firewall on that particular machine. The last reported problem by AVG Pro was startpage.cza INSTALL_FP6_WU_R88.EXE. All of my research on that showed that it was a false positive.

Any ideas?
 

A:yahoo mail and gmail blocked? Virus??

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Hi there,
I find this problem very tricky to explain due to its weirdness, so my apologies if this explanation doesn't come across very well.

I have been dealing with a very strange problem in that for several hours of each day (usually in the evenings) my Ipad suddenly refuses to send and recieve mail via the Ipad mail app. Also, during these same periods my PS3 console is blocked from the playstation network. My PC running XP mostly remains fine except youtube is often inaccessible via my gmail login and some sites appear to slow down, while most sites (non-google related) appear to behave as normal.
 
Strangely, I am still able to access my gmail inbox via web broswers on both my PC and Ipad - but the Ipad app itself refuses to work at all.
The problem only exists for periods of a few hours each day and then everything returns to normal with no problems of notice.
After running a quick scan with Malwarebytes, it found "pup.offerware" which I removed.
 
Any help would be amazing! Many thanks and here is my log:
 
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.25.2
Run by Username at 21:50:49 on 2013-09-04
Microsoft Windows XP Professional  5.1.2600.3.1252.64.1033.18.3071.2111 [GMT 12:00]
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AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2013 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: Online Armor Firewall *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ================
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C:\Program Files\Tablet\Pen... Read more

A:Google/Gmail access blocked on multiple devices

My problem no longer exists. Could this thread please be closed/deleted? I could not find how to do that myself.
Thanks.

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Hi Folks,
I get this when trying to send an email using my Gmail account in Thunderbird portable (I use POP3).
Firefox Forums are unable to explain it.

A:Gmail Account

Did you check your settings? Are you sure that you have the correct name and password on Thunderbird?

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I want to remove my Gmail account from my Windows Live Mail set up.

Not used to Windows and can't find a way to delete it from Windows Live desk top set up, though have deleted the Gmail account at Gmail online...

Any help?

A:Getting rid of Gmail account

Tools>accounts from menu bar
If you cant see the menu bar hold down alt

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I'm new, so sorry if this is in the wrong forum. I've been having trouble with my gmail account since it was hacked, changing the password, security question and secondary email, and i've lost the original email about my account. Gmail are being very unhelpful and not doing anything about it, I wonder if anyone on here could offer any support, or is my Gmail account just gone for good?

Thanks
Richard

A:My Gmail Account

Hello Richard, and welcome to TSF
Was it hacked while useing OE or on the internet?

Are you asking how to recover your account or hack back into it?

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Does js73 or anyone else know how I can get a gmail account?

My name is Elizabeth, e-mail is [email protected].

Thank you!
 

A:Gmail account

maybe you can find one here.
http://forums.techguy.org/t340027&highlight=mail.html
 

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may i have an invitation for gmail pls
 

A:want to have a gmail account

PM me your E-mail address.
 

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A few days ago I ran Malwarebyres (free version) and it found a couple virus that I deleted per its recommendation. A couple days later when I attempted to log into mt Gmail Acct my password had been changed, not by me. I changed it and logged in several times before today when I got the message that the password was incorrect that I was using, but this time I did not get a notification from gmail that the password had been changed. I changed it again and changed my security question.
Is my acct highjacked still?
Thanks,
Dave

A:Gmail Account

Greetings Dave and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary. ===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met. Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance. Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps are a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter problems simply stop and tell me about i... Read more

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I have been locked out of my my Gmail account it told me wants my mobile phone number I do\ not have a mobile phone never did now I can not get my account did anyone else have this happen or know where to get my account back ?
 

A:Gmail account ?

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Hi,

I tried this on Ubuntu 14.4 lts, firefox and thunderbird newest, have asked at google forums but no reply:

How to Migrate Your Google Account to a New One

it works until it should download all into thunderbird: does not happen. Not even into the email, even less into the local folder, and even less into the new email. Any ideas?

Thanks!

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I've been trying to get to my Gmail account but I get the message that says:

Your browser's cookie functionality is turned off. Please turn it on.

Which part of Internet Options for Internet Explorer do I need to fix?

Thanks.

A:Gmail account

try here, ~67 or at that same spot, Internet options-->Privacy. I don't use IE much, but it should be set right... mine may be a little "tight"... even if it's just a backup to use for updates and online scans.

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hello,

i just have a simple problem....i have a dial-up connection and use the internet explorer window to access my gmail account...recently...i have not been able to access my email account from either internet explorer or sbc yahoo dial up windows...i've already deleted all the temporary internet files and cookies...i'm not sure what other programs i have on here...what should i do?

Thanks
 

A:cannot log into gmail account

Do you have a firewall?
 

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I have a gmail account named 'ajaykavhalep14589' but I have forgot my password. To reset the password, it's asking OTP sent to registered mobile no. Since, my mobile no. is lost, is there any other way to log in my acc. And I dont know the month&year they ask to log in for. Pls help. My gmail acc. is linked with my social apps.
 

A:Gmail account log in

theres little you can do
did you setup any alternative recovery email
if not , then all you can do is report the issue to gmail, using the recovery form
https://accounts.google.com/signin/recovery
 

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Anyone have a Gmail account? How is it?

Have any invites

A:Gmail account

I have a gmail account,barely use it,got it for the status quo
If I get an invite I will pass it along.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3970 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1793 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 467193 MB, Free - 418169 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0478VN
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

I keep logging .into my gmail account and it never works it blasts me out I am never there
 

A:what is going on with my gmail account?

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Just bought an Asus laptop with Win 8. My first experience with Win 8. I will start with the simple stuff. I would like to use my Gmail account without creating another Hotmail email or any other email account. I would also like the home screen Email icon to open the Gmail account. Is all this possible? If so, how?

A:Can I have Gmail without having a MS account?

It might already exist. Go to Settings in the Charms Bar, Settings then accounts. is your Gmail account there?
If not see here
Check or change email settings: Windows 8 Mail

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Hi

I logged on to my Gmail account this morning, and found that the vacation setting was on. I thought this was strange, as I hadn't set it, so I opened the settings and found that it was set to send some dodgy mail to anyone who wrote to me, inviting them to meet online and sending a link to some pics (obviously, I didn't click this link).

Then I checked my sent messages to see how many people it had been sent to, and found that not only had it been sent to people who wrote to me during the night, but also that a different mail had been sent to a whole list of people whose addresses were all very similar:
pers-(then some letters and numbers)@craigslist.org

The mail said only "heyy, i think we can fill each others ad " - with no link. One person actually replied to this wanting to meet up!!!

The subjects headings were replies, like "Re: Fun witty guy Looking - 26 (Central Point)" or "Re: anyone real? - 19", suggesting that they might be replies to dating posts.

I do not look at Craigslist.org, and have not looked at any dating posts anywhere.

How has this happened from my email address, and how safe am I now? It seems to be back to normal now.....

Thanks for any advice you can give.

Guy
 

A:Has my Gmail account been hacked??

To read: http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/null/586...B4eB3JLpcFLZA5

E-mail spoofing

A feature of the protocol that email is based upon is that the email message itself has a number of spaces (data fields) for information like the "intended recipient", "sender's email address" and the "return email address", "CC", "BCC", etc etc. within the email datagram (think of email like a picture postcard with spaces for the sender name and address as well as name and address of the person it is being sent to).

What someone has done (or rather set up a piece of software to do) is send a spam email to so many million email addresses with the sender's FROM email address set to be the same as the "intended recipient's" TO email address. This is done for two main reasons, partly to try to get past email spam filters that filter on known spammer's FROM addresses (or email domains) and partly to hook your interest in getting an email from yourself - which it achieved.

So the spammer is not sending spam email from your email account (that is - they are not hacking into your account and typing messages), but simply using your email address to send spam email to you. Just as if you had got a picture postcard through the post addressed to you with the offer of cheap Viagra but was signed with your name.
You can also try a program like MailWasher.
 

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Hi,

I need help to access my gmail account. I changed my password and when I tried to login with the correct details, I get an error message. I have reason to believe that my gmail account has been compromised. How do I get gmail to accept my correct login details? I have both the old and new passwords.

Your assistance is appreciated.

Thanks!

A:How do I access my gmail account?

I suspect that you need to contact gmail, if you truly changed the password.

https://accounts.google.com/Login , click Can't Access Your Account?

Louis

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Hi, I just want to set up outlook express and use it for further activities as i am facing problem for setting up the outlook and its linking through the Gmail account.

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HI
I don't know if it is the right place to ask this question
But I really want to delete my gmail account.
and I have no idea how to do it.

thanks

A:how to delete my gmail account

OK. Open your gmail account, click on the Settings button at the top right (looks like a wheel). Then click on "Accounts and Import" tab (3rd from left), then locate "Change Account settings" and under that the blue hyperlink "Other google account settings". A new page will open, click on the "Edit" blue hyperlink next to "My products". Then click "remove gmail permanently".

or just this:

http://www.google.com/support/accoun...y?answer=61177

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GMAIL accounts that have not been accessed for more than Blank days may be deactivated. can you tell me the number of days before GMAIL account becomes deactivated if you do not loggin ?
 

A:GMAIL account Policy ?

Its quite a while. About nine months I think.

"Edit"
Yes it is nine months
http://gmail.google.com/gmail/help/program_policies.html
 

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Dears all ,
I hope you are fine .

Please , could I get your help , I have problem when I try to use Outlook 2010 to open my Gmail account ,

Firstly , I must tell you I used all the ways by pop3 and IMAP and read more about that but till now I can't .

Best regards .

A:Gmail account with outlook2010

Please Dears I'm waiting your Reply .

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Hey,

About six weeks ago, both my Gmail and WoW accounts were hacked. I recovered my accounts and changed my passwords on a clean computer, and ran Avast, Malwarebytes, and Microsoft Security Essentials. They found a few viruses and they were deleted, and I received no more trouble.

However, just a few days ago my Gmail and WoW account were hacked again. I once again recovered my accounts, changed my passwords on a clean computer, and ran the same three anti-viruses. This time, however, they didn't find any viruses.

I very strongly doubt that someone got a hold of my passwords because a) no one knows my passwords, and I change them regularly, and b) the accounts were accessed from China both times (and I live in Canada). Both times, the hacker changed my passwords, and despite having access to a lot of other information, only used my WoW account to sell in-game items.

I would greatly appreciate any assistance in helping me find what I assume is some sort of keylogger. Thanks!


DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by Windows at 23:07:12.10 on Mon 02/21/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_16
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.355 [GMT -5:00]

AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {EDB4FA23-53B8-4AFA-8C5D-99752CCA7095}
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {BCF43643-A118-4432-AEDE-D861FCBCFCDF}

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A:Gmail and WoW Account Hacked

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Hi I've have to old gmail accounts that I used to have assess to but I forgot the password to. And one of them I used to login to my Twitter account. I need help because when I try to rest my password/ recover my account I wasn't able to do it because the way Gmail is setup it ask you for all the time and dates or when I last used it. I don't remember. All I know is my user name and that without my [email protected] account I can't login to my Twitter account Brazilah. And my other Gmail account [email protected] has the same problem. Although the only difference is that [email protected] is linked to my old cellphone number that I don't use anymore because I'm not with the same cellphone compony.
 

A:Old Gmail account problem

I've edited your post because you included the actual email addresses which were visible when hovering over the asterisks. Please do not post your actual email address(es) on a public forum.
 

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I tried to get my email tonight and gmail said I needed to verify my account. I reluctantly put in my cell number and got a code back to put in, my account is back up and running. I googled the incident and it seems like it is a legit issue...does this mean I somehow got hacked? My virus software says everything is good. Anyone else have this issue?
 

A:Gmail Account Verification

From what I gather, myself having a gmail account, they do this periodically to check for dead addresses. I've had my account for about three years and I've seen it a few times.
 

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Hi Is there any way of removing/deleting a Google account/ gmail from a win 7 pc ie9 I don't have the password and when I go through the password recovery it says no record of it. I looked at doing a restore but don't have a restore point early enough, if I reinstall windows will that remove it or will it come back with the reinstall, hope you can understand this.
Regards Gunner

A:Gmail/ Google account

Hello there,
 
We need a bit more detail, as your question is quite confusing.
 
Are you referring to deleting a Gmail account permanently, so you cannot login to it anymore? Also, just to clarify, Windows is completely different to Gmail. Re-installing it won't affect or delete your Gmail account.
 
Thanks,
Lighthouse Party

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Hi everyone.

I've had a gmail account for about two years now and thought it was the dog's _____ until last week. I tried to log onto my account from the gmail.com page and it's telling me that my username and password do not match. This puzzled me as I use the Opera browsers autofill function to fill in my password for me and the username is already filled in when I get there so I tried it manually.......same story.
Next I went down the "forgotten password" route and was informed that my account name does not exist.....starting to worry now.
Just to test this out I tried creating a new account with the same username. This time it said that the username is already taken and should try another one. EH???
How can one part of the system know it exists and the other not?
I'm tearing my hair out here. I don't keep any sensitive info on the account but I have two years worth of emails stored on it and some of them are very personal messages from friends and it would be aweful to loose them all now.
I've had no reply from the Google support team to any of my help requests.......guess I'm just too small for the likes of them.
 

A:Can't access Gmail account.

Try this out. You may not believe your account was broken into but it may get your problem read by a human.

https://services.google.com/inquiry/gmail_security1
 

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I was unfortunate enough to have my personal Google gmail account hacked this morning by one of these spammers that resets your password and then sends an email to everyone in the address book that you've been robbed in London and need the recipient to wire money so you can make it home. I haven't been able to access the account and I guess it is gone for good because Google keeps rejecting my account recovery pages. So far, apart from the damage to my pride, nothing seems amiss. I have some annoyed and some amused customers contacting me but my main concern is is the damage limited solely to Google? I don't have a keylogger or anything like that do I? How would I know? Is there any way I can get back into that account without Google's help? I've been changing passwords and usernames all day but I'm paranoid that I've forgotten something. As an extra precaution I reset my computer to a clean restore point before all of this happened. Any help/encouragement is definitely appreciated.

A:Gmail account hacked...

Never mind guys. I've sorted it.

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Has anyone else had this happen to them?

I've had the account for years. I havn't changed anything recently other than multiple filters to help organize my mail.

What the heck could I have done?

A:Locked Gmail account?

have you tried contacting google about it?

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I intend to stop using my GMail account and would like to send details of the email account that I plan to use to all my GMail contacts. Is there a way to to this en bloc or would I need to contact each one separately?

A:gmail account contacts

Select "compose" in Gmail program and then click on "to" where you address the new email and click on "select all" right on the top of the box and then send a message to all!

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Hi,

A few weeks back I got an email from Blizzard saying that my Battle.net account had most likely been hacked and that resulted in my accounts removal.
Since then I've been trying to fix it and after being in contact with their Support they strongly suspected that my Gmail Account had been compromised.
Everytime I tried to change the password on my Batte.net account and it was quickly changed as if someone knew what I was mailing to Blizzard Support.
So they said that they suspect that I have some sort of Keylogger or something so my password has been leaked.

So since then I've been running several cleanup programs against viruses, trojans and all that kind of stuff, suggested by Blizzard Support.
And now I'm here to post my HiJackThis log to see if you guys can spot anything now that it's supposed to be clean.
If I've missed anything please direct me to what and I'll try to sort it out.

HiJackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 19:01:11, on 2010-05-08
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
E:\Program\LogMeIn ... Read more

A:Gmail account compromised

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Hi,Just recently the emails that were going into my WLM account are being redirected
into my gmail account.
I sent a test btinternet.com email from WLM which goes into my sent folder but not my inbox.
Is there a way to set it up so that gmail goes to gmail account and my btinternet.com emails
go into my WLM account.
Thanks for any help.
OS is Wndows 7 64bit

A:WLM emails going into my gmail account.

Hello Tommy,

What do you mean by "WLM account" ?
Is this an @hotmail.com, or @outlook.com, or ISP (btinternet), or ... account?
WLM (Windows Live Mail) is a Client (installed on PC) email program and can have many email accounts.
Do you have multiple accounts setup in WLM?
Every email provider I know of also has a WEB site where the user can read/send/manage email.
Are you using WLM for some email, and WEB email for other email?
Each email provider may offer different protocols such as IMAP, POP, MAPI and that can make a difference in what folders are used for a client program such as WLM.

Then there's a "Windows Live account" if that's what you're talking about, and Skype can affect things from what I've read...

Below is a screen print from WLM 2012 showing my "WLM accounts".
I have 2 hotmail accounts here - 1 is MAPI, and 1 is POP...plus a gmail and outlook account...
I mainly use Office Outlook for all my email, but I do use WLM on "test" systems for email that I know I don't need to keep ...

As you said it's a "recent change", can you restore to a point before the problem started?
Do you know what changed to start the problem - Patch Tuesday updates perhaps?

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