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SSD Cleaning in ThinkPad

Q: SSD Cleaning in ThinkPad

HI I would just like to ask in terms of cleaning SSD type of storage , Lenovo suggest this tool http://support.lenovo.com/ph/en/downloads/ds019026 / Drive cleaning tool . my only question is in terms of SSD does it deletes all data on it ?? I have confidential files and documents in that SSD and I want it clean it up safely so next user can recover those files? anyone has the answer in my question.

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Preferred Solution: SSD Cleaning in ThinkPad

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: SSD Cleaning in ThinkPad

Hi Henry,Warm Greetings & welcome to Lenovo Community, happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding Drive Erase Utility

ULHenry wrote:
HI I would just like to ask in terms of cleaning SSD type of storage , Lenovo suggest this tool http://support.lenovo.com/ph/en/downloads/ds019026 / Drive cleaning tool . my only question is in terms of SSD does it deletes all data on it ?? I have confidential files and documents in that SSD and I want it clean it up safely so next user can recover those files? anyone has the answer in my question.

Yes, it will delete all your data if SSD used in your system is FDE drive , as this software uses the mechanism to reset the Cryptographic Key used for encrypting the data.

What is FDE cryptographic erase?
"Each FDE drive has a unique encryption key, through which the data is processed real time as it is saved to the media. Each FDE drive saves different bit patterns to the media given the same original data, while non-FDE drives save the same bit patterns to the media. The cryptographic key is also used to decrypt the data. If the encryption key is changed in any way, all data on the drive becomes useless bits. The only way to read the data again would be to restore the originating encryption key."

ULHenry wrote:
I have confidential files and documents in that SSD and I want it clean it up safely so next user can recover those files? anyone has the answer in my question?

So its pretty safe to use this software for cleaning your system SSD.

I hope the above information helped you & update us how it goes.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!

Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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It takes my computer a long time to start. I've scanned it with adaware and antivirus and now i need someone to check my log to see if it's ok.

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Log was analyzed using KRC HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 9/28/05
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***

C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: SymWMI Service (SymWSC) - Symantec Corporation - c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:12:42, on 15.11.2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\DeskSite\binex\DeskSiteCMA.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\program files\tvs\tvs_b.exe
C:\Program Files\DeskSite\binex\DeskSiteAlert.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Sta... Read more

A:Cleaning my thinkpad

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.

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition
*Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directions given. Click "Close", and exit Ad-Aware.
Spybot Search & Destroy
CWShredder

Download Ewido Security SuiteInstall Ewido Security Suite
When installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck..Install background guard
Install scan via context menu

Double-click the icon on Desktop to launch Ewido
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.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido
When you have finished updating, EXIT Ewido.

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I was told that the display on a laptop is very fragil, and that you should never, NEVER touch it with anything. What is a safe way of cleaning the TFT display? I work in a pretty dusty environment and the TFT is developing a "crust" which I want to remove before it gets any worse. Any ideas out there?
 

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Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and this is my first post here, I hope anyone can help me. I recently bought refurbised Lenovo ThinkPad X1 model 1294-A2Y and everything worked fine until I opened it. The reason for opening was looking for battery info, since the battery I got with the laptop was bad and I wanted to replace it. Here's what I did, i opened all as instructed, unscrewd all the parts, take the keyboard off but i didn't touch the processor cooling system. Than I put it all back together. When I pushed the power on button nothing happened, the laptop won't turn on. Than i tare it apart again, plug the battery and the power cord off and pressed the power on button for 20 seconds. After pluging the battery and the power cord laptop started fine, but the problem is that it works only for a few minutes and than turns off all of a sudden. And than it won't start again, and I need to tare all apart in order to turn it off again. Did anyone had a similar situation? Can anyone help me with this? Thank you in advance

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Hello,

Could someone please help me clean up what has become a very slow computer? I must have too many programmes automatically starting up and running because it now takes an age to boot up and when it finally does windows take an age to load and the internet seems to run very slowly. I don't think it is a memory issue because I have over 50GB of free space. Another issue is that Internet explorer often crashes and closes all open windows with an error message.

I am posting a Hijackthis log so you can see what's running. I only really use the internet, itunes and manage photos etc. so I think there is a lot of superfluous activity which I'd love to get rid of...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 18:44:29, on 11/02/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\iS3\Anti-Spyware\SZServer.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

A:Help with cleaning slow computer and cleaning out unwanted programmes

Have I posted this in the correct forum? Can anyone offer any help?
 

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Hi,

My girlfriend has cut me off until I get her desktop computer up and going again! Since it went down, she won't go down. For the sake of men everywhere, could someone please assist me in cleaning this thing up?

Thanks in advance!

She is running XP Home with SP2 and the HJT log is listed below:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:21:58 AM, on 9/29/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)

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 Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device

Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwicone... Read more

A:Really late spring cleaning or early fall cleaning?

The Hijack This log is hard to read.
Please rescan with Hijack This.
When the log opens in Notepad, go to Format and select Wordwrap.
Then copy and paste the log here.
 

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Source
I totally agree with the below text in bold...




The more effective solution: clean, backup and then ?nuke and pave?

Lego patching up a brick wall (image: pixabay.com)To make this very clear, as there are still loads of misconceptions about it all over the internet:

A once-infected computer can?t be trusted anymore.

Afer cleaning and making backups of your data, you always have to wipe and reload your entire operating system from scratch. We fully understand that many IT people will moan about that idea and argue, ?but it takes sooo long to do that, and who?s going to pay for it?? or maybe, ?there is necessary old software on that PC that can?t be found/installed anymore?. But honestly, if you really want to clean a system well, it always takes a long time. Furthermore, if the software is truly so old that you can?t find it anymore, isn?t it probably time to replace it with something more modern anyway?Click to expand...


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Another strange pop-up or unexpected crash, and it?s time to take your computer back to the shop, right?

But what if you could avoid losing precious data and time spent with your computer? What if this whole cleaning step could be eliminated entirely?

This is why protection is a pivotal topic in the antivirus industry. Cleaning and protecting seem like two methods that aim for the ... Read more

A:Cleaning vs. Protection – Why you shouldn’t rely on malware cleaning

As with most things in life prevention is better than the cure.
 

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Hi, Everyone. Got me a nice little x270 to replace my old x201.  Happy enough with the machine, but getting it connected to my accessories (monitor, keyb, mouse, ethernet) is a bit of a chore. This machine appears to have a "proper" dock port on the bottom.  Is there a compatible ultradock available for the model 20HN x270?  By proper - I mean, Not USB.  A nice dock I can simply drop the machine into when I'm at the home office.. Thanks!

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I have read a lot and tried updating the firmware - nothing works.When I put the laptop in the docking station - it does not recognize the monitar and also says AC power is not connected when it is. Help appreciated!

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I posted a similar question earlier and people referred me to the Yoga (much appreciated).  However, I was interested in the 2.6 lb carbon version with touch screen capabilities.  Asus has a Spin 7 model that is very good at 2.65lb, but I miss the red mouse toggle in the middle of the keyboard and Asus's track pad was designed too large....causing unintended tapping.  The Yoga, while nice, is heavier than I was looking for.  The 14 inch screen is about 3.3lb? the 12 inch at 3? I thought that some of the earlier Thinkpad Carbons had touch screen and was hoping they would make a return soon.  Thanks,

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Installed Vista SP2 update and now get this startup error:

Found this thread but reinstalling hotkey drivers didn't work.

Know of a fix? Thanks.
 

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Wifi disabled and can't open to search on ThinkPad T470s after pulgging in ThinkPad Ultra Dock ThinkPad T470s 20HG

ThinkPad Ultra Dock - 90W USAfter unplugging from ultra dock, wifi will be connected... Does this dock support wifi?

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Hallo! Verkacktes Windows 10 Creators Update, seit der Installation des Creators Updates auf meiner Thinkpad P70 Workstation hakt, ruckelt und hat meine Thinkpad Bluetooth Laser Mouse Aussetzer. Smtliche neuen Treiber von Lenovo und auch Treiber die Windows Update gezogen hat, bzw. Treiber direkt von der Intel Homepage fr das Intel 8260 Bluetooth bringen keine Lsung. Ein Auswechseln der Batterien hilft auch nichts. Also vermute ich, dass einfach eine frhere Treiberversion des Bluetooths fr das Thinkpad P70 die Probleme des Ruckeln am Thinkpad P70 lsen. Wo bekomme ich die Lenovo Treiber fr das Bluetooth am P70 fr Win 10 64 bit her?Auf der Lenovo Treiberseite sind nur mehr die aktuellen verfgbar. Bitte um Hilfe.

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I contacted Lenovol support and they send me a replacement unit. The the replacement unit has the same problem. Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 docking station does not charge Thinkpad P51 battery.  I need to plug in the power adapter for both docking station and notebook.  Does anybody have similiar problem? 

A:Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 docking station does not charge Thinkpad P51 battery.

Everbody's p51 would be the same.  The thunderbolt port won't work as a charging port.  The thunderbolt specs specify 100w max.  That's not enough.  Your thunderbolt port is not for charging.  To charge via the dock, you need a workstation dock, not a thunderbolt dock.  A thinderbolt dock can charge things like an x1 carbon (5th gen) or x1 yoga (2nd gen)

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I bought a used IBM Thinkpad T20 Thinkpad Type 2647-92U from eBay for use this semester on campus. It is in great shape and has a recent edition of Windows XP but an older version of MS Office which does not boot properly.

This computer was a part of a network and keeps trying to connect to it each time Windows loads. It came with a LinkSys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter 2.4 GHz 802.11g card.

The CD is an official copy; clean and has no scratches or nicks. The DVD/CD-ROM will boot other CD's such as music CD's and DVD films and data discs with MS Word files etc on them.

Any help would be appreciated!

Yours,

Kyklopes
 

A:IBM Thinkpad T20 Thinkpad Type 2647-92U Won't Boot my MS Office 2005 CD

That T-20 is pretty long in the tooth. I suspect your optical drive either needs cleaning, or is worn beyond repair.
Did you try the CD in another drive as a double check?
 

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I recently purchased a T460 with an Ultradock 90w and when the notebook is docked it only shows battery 1 (internal) as charging. Battery 2 is not being used but it is not charging either and it is very very slowly discharging (about 3% over the last few days). If I plug the Thinkpad into its normal power supply outside of the dock both batteries charge (one at a time). Is this normal behavior or is there something wrong with my dock?

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Hi guys, I found this forum very helpful   and I hope someone has a solution for my issue also. I have read everything about that kind of problems and what I found is that one of my usb ports isn't working. I've checked, none of the pins are touching. I disassembled the laptop to see if there is something suspicious at the back of the USB, unfortunately everything looks ok. Is there anything else that I have to do with this USB or probably I have an issue with the motherboard? Thanks in advance Kind Regards.Simeon  

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I am considering to add a dock station to my Thinkpad P50.I have seen that Lenovo is starting to sell a new shiny ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock (40AC0135UK).It doesn't seem to be available in the Uk Lenovo Shop but I have a found a distributor who's selling the product.Is the ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock compatible with Thinkpad P50 ? Thanks

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I am looking for a laptop that is compatible with a digitizer pen for drawing on the screen. Does the 10 point touch version of Thinkpad P51  and Thinkpad X1 Yoga come wiht digitizer pens?

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I have recently bought a Thinkpad Yoga 460 with Thinkpad Pen Pro. I leave it in the laptop slot for charging for more than a day and it gives me only a few minutes of usage. As per the user guide, it should be 80% charge in 15 seconds and 100% after 5 minutes. But it runs out of charge very soon. It shows me the low battery level indicator as soon as I use it on the screen. First day of usage (appox 4 days ago) it gave me about 30 - 45 minutes of continuous. But after that not more than 5 minutes. Please let me know if this is an issue with the Pen or Laptop charging port. Is there any way I can troubleshoot it?Please also let me know the average usage time for the pen, if you are continuously using it.










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A:Thinkpad yoga 460 - Thinkpad Pen Pro not charging ...

Hi
Welcome to the forums.
 
I do not have that kind of pen, but I think is the one that has some "bronce contacts" at the top of the pen. I had read some other post about it, just in case check that "contacts" to make sure they are touching with the charger when you put the pen into it's holder. Sometimes the contacts may move.
 
Regards

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I recently purchased the thinkpad pen pro. What driver do I need to make the pen work? When I talk to tech support, they only tell me I need to download the driver, but can't tell me which one. I have windows 10 if that helps.

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I just bought a Thinkpad Yoga from Best Buy and upon opening, found that the pen pro included does not work. I'm on the most updated version of all the drivers, and the touch screen and multitouch with my hands still work. After taking an multimeter to measure the voltage of the pen, I found that the pen just wasn't charging. I'm a bit hesitant to check the voltage of the charging silo itself but my suspicion is that the pen is dead. Could this be a software problem? Has anyone encountered a similar problem? Should I return to pen and the laptop to bestbuy or just the pen? Or should this issue be brought to Lenovo instead?

A:Thinkpad Yoga 460 (Best Buy) - Thinkpad Pro Pen do...

I don't have a 460, but I do have a 260, which is a smaller, but VERY similar machine.  I had the same problem and I believe it is not the pen.  Before you do anything, you need to unplug the machine and disable the internal battery.  You do that by going into the BIOS and under the config tab, look under power.  There will be an option to disable the battery.  When this is selected, the machine will turn off.  The battery is re-enabled the next time you plug it in.  IF THE BATTERY IS NOT DISCONNECTED, YOU WILL CREATE A SHORT AND BLOW A IRREPLACEABLE FUSE ON THE MOTHERBOARD.  Remove the pen and look inside, where you will see 2 contacts.  My guess is that one or both got pushed back into the housing during manufacturing process.  You can take something fine and sharp like a needle and gently free them so they will pop back out.  Once I popped mine out, the pen charged very quickly and I never had another problem with it.

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Hi All, I'm considering buying a new Lenovo ThinkPad laptop. I can't decide between the ThinkPad P50 or ThinkPad T560. I currently have a T500; had this since 2009. Its worked well apart from three screens replaced under warranty, as they failed. I've checked out other machines (eg Dell XPS, HP Envy etc). I'm still drawn to having another ThinkPad. As Lenovo is shocking when it comes to being able to see a machine to check out before you buy (very poor service in this respect unless you want to buy 200 machines), I haven't been able to look at either the P50 or T560. I've looked at reviews on the internet, but you can't touch the machines. Which is considered the better machine to buy; the P50 or the T560? I travel a lot on business overseas, so the quality of build and durability needs to be good. The laptop needs to be reliable (ie no issues with the screen). I want to future proof the laptop with a high spec (16GB, 512 GB SSB/ 1TB?, high spec processor, etc ability to upgrade etc). I want the laptop and keyboard to be good quality; no flex etc. I sometimes present to small groups using my laptop, so screen size should be suitable for this. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Cheers  Jamie

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I'm DESPERATE !

I've called IBM and Microsoft and whatever they've suggested up to this
point has been fruitless !

After installing Windows XP SP2 on my IBM R-31 Thinkpad, I cant get Windows XP to start. This is my ONLY computer at home. I'm emailing
this plea for HELP from work PC.

When I turn on my laptop, I get the IBM Thinkpad page which immediately goes to the F11 Screen (IBM Product Recovery Program). When I choose first option = Rapid Restore to last backup date, then type in restore and enter when prompted, I get the following message:

Found IBM Service Partition

IMAGE.EXE /SR C:\XIMAGE0.DAT /Z

ERROR CODE 1011

When I look under IBM for

SYSTEM DETAILS for my laptop (for model # 2656 and serial #), this
is what I get:

Machine type/model: Unkn-own

Serial number: Unknown

BIOS version: 'EG_SMBIOS_INFORMATION'(1): Not Found

Operating system: Windows 2000 Professional

Operating system version: 5.00

Total memory: Unknown
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Any suggestions would be most appreciated !
 

A:SP2 on IBM R-31 Thinkpad = Dead Thinkpad now !

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I am hhaving difficulty finding an acceptable scaling mix between resolution, system scaling, and edge scaling. At 1080p, 125%, 125%, os navigation is mostly fine, but edge text is way too large. At 1080p, 125%, 100%, edge text is way too small. At all combinations text is inflated (but crisp) in certain elements while fuzzy in others. What scaling combinations work best for you? I am considering returning this to Best Buy and upgrading to a Pro 4 / Book, or even a Mac. The scaling is ruining an otherwise great experience.

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Okay, my wonderful teenage daughter downloaded all kinds of crap and loaded the laptop with aol . Now the laptop will start but locks up when the windows signage comes up. I figured I can wipe the hd clean and start over.........BUT now here is my question:

How do you wipe a HD when you can't find the discs that came with it. Can I use the disc from a desktop? Do I need to contact the manufacturer? Can I use the HD from a desktop and simple replace it?
 

A:Cleaning HD

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Honestly i know this may sound like an odd question, but does anyone know of a safe way to physically clean and disinfect PC. this is for work related needs. the users that i work with use laptops and in and out the hospital and back into their own homes and the office with these machines. they (for all the right reasons) would like to know if there was a way without harming the machine to properly disinfect a laptop. (cosmetic, appearance i am do just not too sure about the killing of potential germs)

TIA, all opinions are welcome
 

A:PC CLeaning???

I remember that the Chemistry lab used ultra-violet light to disinfect safety glasses when I was in high school. That might work for most laptops. Most of the medical grade solvents/disinfectants could potentially damage the machine, and trying to disinfect internal components could be challenging. The fan draws air in from outside, so there is the possibility of the inside of the laptop being more germ-laden than the outside!

You might want to consider using cheap mouses and keyboards. They can be had for a few bucks each and tossed after a patient leaves. I know that's not environmentally friendly, so suggestions on that front are welcome.

Some manufacturers offer robust monitors and systems that can be easily cleaned and disinfected. Those might be a choice rather than a take-home laptop that could take patients' illnesses home.

Other alternatives might be to offer a secure internet "tunnel" so staff can access hospital networks, email and other services from home using their own system and an RSA token. That reduces lugging a laptop and the potential loss/misplacement of patient information.
 

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Hi, The other day AVG started picking up on viruses everytime I started up. It put the viruses into the "virus vault" but I'm worried that didn't help since I keep getting virus warnings still. I ran an HJT log to see if anybody can help:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:37:08 AM, on 3/5/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lxddcoms.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Compact Wireless-G USB Network Adapter with SpeedBooster\WLService.exeC:\Program Files\Compact W... Read more

A:HJT log - need help cleaning please

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.comDDS.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.Follow the instructio... Read more

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 10:36:29 AM, on 10/28/2004Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\ezSP_Px.exeC:\program files\support.com\client\bin\tgcmd.exeC:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_S4I2G1.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\sony\usbsircs\usbsircs.exeC:\Program Files\Sony\giga pocket\ReserveModule.exeC:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\winlgn.exeC:\Program Files\Sony\click to dvd\ctdatsvr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\sony\giga pocket\shwserv.exeC:\... Read more

A:Cleaning Up JK

You are currently using hijackthis from a temp directory. This can cause problems. Please create a directory on your c: drive called c:\hijackthis and download and unzip hijackthis into that directory. Run the program from that directory from now on.For a tutorial on how to use HijackThis please see the following link:Using HijackThis to Remove Spyware, Browser Hijackers, and DialersPlease download LSP-Fix from the following link and save it to a location you can find later if necessary.LSP-Fix Download LinkTo remove New.net. please go to Start | Settings | Control Panel | Add/Remove Programs, look for and remove New.Net. If you can't find it, then please go here and follow the removal instructions in Procedure 4 at the bottom of the page.I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix buttonR3 - Default URLSearchHook is missingO2 - BHO: URLLink Class - {4A2AACF3-ADF6-11D5-98A9-00E018981B9E} - C:\Program Files\NewDotNet\newdotnet6_38.dllO2 - BHO: (no name) - {549B5CA7-4A86-11D7-A4DF-000874180BB3} - (no file)O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - (no file)O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {82315A18-6CFB-44a7-BDFD-90E36537C252} - (no file)O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [New.net Startup] rundll32... Read more

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Hey guys help me out. Here is a copy of my hijackthis file. It's an old pc. '
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:53:10 PM, on 6/11/2006
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMKEYBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\KEYBDMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONSCREEN DISPLAY\OSD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMUSBKB2.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH JUKEBOX\MM_TRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HPSYSDRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MOTIVE\MOTMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\USBMMKBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\LOGITECH\HP_FINDER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HIDSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\LOADQM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RunDLL.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\YAHOO!\MESSENGER\YAHOOMESSENGER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TWAIN_32\SCANWIZ5\SDII.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE
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A:Need help cleaning up pc

Here is an updated hijack this log after running spybot and adaware.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:59:02 PM, on 6/11/2006
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMKEYBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\KEYBDMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONSCREEN DISPLAY\OSD.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETROPA\ONE-TOUCH MULTIMEDIA KEYBOARD\MMUSBKB2.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH JUKEBOX\MM_TRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HPSYSDRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\DELAYRUN.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MOTIVE\MOTMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\USBMMKBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\LOGITECH\HP_FINDER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADAPTEC\DIRECTCD\DIRECTCD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\LOADQM.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RunDLL.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HIDSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TWAIN_32\SCANWIZ5\SDII.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WINZIP32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\WZCA72\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

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I have been given the task of cleaning my dads pc can someone check this hj log and tell me if there is anything left

Logfile of HijackThis v1.95.0
Scan saved at 10:39:21 PM, on 7/5/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
G:\programes\d4\D4.exe
G:\PROGRA~1\avg\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\QCDriver\LVCOMS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\EXSHOW95.EXE
G:\PROGRA~1\avg\avgserv.exe
G:\tools\ghost\GhostStartTrayApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
G:\programes\cool\CooLSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
G:\programes\cool\CPUCooL.exe
G:\programes\ZoneAlarm\zonealarm.exe
G:\tools\ghost\GHOSTS~2.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msCMTSrvc.exe
g:\tools\norton\NPROTECT.EXE
g:\tools\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
G:\programes\MemoKit\memokit2.exe
G:\programes\BeFaster\befaster.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
D:\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar=http://rd.yahoo.com/customize/ymsgr/defaults/sb/*http://www.yahoo.com/ext/search/search.html
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A:cleaning dad pc

HI, Did you run Spybot or Adaware first to see if they found anything. So far I have just relied on those 2 programs to keep my clean with great success.

SpywareBlaster is another than you could install now to make sure he does not pick anything up. Peace Mal
 

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I think I am getting some error message due to some problems here:

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\ati2plab.exe
C:\WINNT\CPQDIAG\CPQDFWAG.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Compaq\COMPAQ~3\hibserv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\Pavsrv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\AVENGINE.EXE
C:\WINNT\System32\snmp.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\ltmsg.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\Atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\HotKey Software\hkss.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\EasyAccessButtons\cpqek.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Compaq\Security\Secure32.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\PowerCon Enhancements\CPQAcDc.Exe
C:\WINNT\system32\PRPCUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Sierra Wireless Inc\AirCard 3XX\enabler.exe
C:\pavfn\platinum\APVXDWIN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Support.com\bin\tgcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\DIGStream\digstream.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\msvcmm32.exe
C:\Program Files\Movielink\MovielinkManager\M3Tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\WCESCOMM.EXE
C:\Program Files\ClientMan\mscman.exe
C:\Program Files\ClientMan\msckin.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\1033\OLFSNT40.EXE
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A:can I get some help cleaning this up?

first of all
Download Spybot - Search & Destroy from http://security.kolla.de

After installing, first press Online, and search for, put a check mark at, and install all updates.
Next, close all Internet Explorer and OE windows, hit 'Check for Problems', and have SpyBot remove all it finds.

That ought to get rid of most of your spyware.

then download & run adaware, from http://www.lavasoft.de

open adaware & check for updates first then run it.

then submit a new HJT log and we can see what is left over
 

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I'm trying to get my PC absolutely spotless of any malware/viruses for certain reasons, and since
one of my favorite anti-virus forums mysteriously disappeared I found this place.. Judging by the sticky, the process here works about the same, so I thought I'd give it a try and see if you guys can help me out.

One other thing.. When requested to export the log generated from malwarebytes, for some reason, the log is blank, even though the scan detected and quarantined like 130+ things.. It just reads this on the text file,

"Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org"

Here are the other two logs..

dds.txt--------------
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6002.18005 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.55.2
Run by Squishybrick at 18:49:46 on 2014-11-27
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* slot: message_user_info_avatar 2
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* slot: message_user_info_avatar 1
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* slot: message_user_info_avatar 0
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
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A:Cleaning up my PC

Attach.txt--------
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UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED, DO NOT POST THIS LOG.
IF REQUESTED, ZIP IT UP & ATTACH IT
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DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01)
.
.
Motherboard: ECS | | Nettle3
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9150e Quad-Core Processor | Socket AM2 | 900/201mhz
.
==== Disk Partitions =========================
.
C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 453 GiB total, 67.202 GiB free.
D: is FIXED (NTFS) - 13 GiB total, 1.794 GiB free.
E: is CDROM (UDF)
F: is Removable
G: is Removable
H: is Removable
I: is Removable
J: is CDROM ()
K: is CDROM ()
L: is CDROM ()
M: is CDROM ()
.
==== Disabled Device Manager Items =============
.
Class GUID:
Description:
Device ID: USB\VID_1210&PID_0009&MI_04\6&2E0A2356&0&0004
Manufacturer:
Name:
PNP Device ID: USB\VID_1210&PID_0009&MI_04\6&2E0A2356&0&0004
Service:
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Class GUID: slot: message_user_info_text 2
Description: USB Wireless 802.11 b/g Adaptor
Device ID: USB\VID_15A9&PID_0004\5&4010446&0&7
Manufacturer: Lite-On
Name: USB Wireless 802.11 b/g Adaptor
PNP Device ID: USB\VID_15A9&PID_0004\5&4010446&0&7
Service: netr7364
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Class GUID: slot: message_user_info_text 1
Description: Hamachi Network Interface
Device ID: ROOT\NET\0000
Manufacturer: LogMeIn, Inc.
Name: Hamachi Network Interface
PNP Device ID: ROOT\NET\0000
Service: hamachi
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Class GUID: slot: message_user_info_text 0
Description:
Device ID: ROOT\NET\0001
Manufacturer:
Name:
PNP Device ID: ROOT\NET\0001
Service:
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Does anyone know of a do-it-all cleaner? Right now I am using UWClean, Window Washer, Registry Repair Pro, and Spy Sweeper. Is there any program that does all that they do and does it just as well? A single program would save me some hassle. Thank you.
 

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Hey guys.. it's me again... i bought a used laptop (Dell... forgive me)... want to do a cleanup (cleanup!) and see if there's any malware here. Here is the HJKT report:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:56:27 PM, on 5/1/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MUSICM~1\MUSICM~3\MMDiag.exe
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A:Cleaning up

Hi and welcome to TSF.

I am currently reviewing your log. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem as soon as possible.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools) so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

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I have a Dell Demension 8200 with an 80GB hdd. I'm now down to 50GB free space. Is there an easy way to find the really huge files, other than Add/Remove Program, that are taking up so much memory on the computer. I would like to get my hdd down to 10GB of used space or below.

I must have some massive files/folders that are taken up alot of space but I don't know how to find them? Can any one help? Thanks!
 

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Please, I need a little help cleaning up this PC a bit. It's running slow, bogging down, and tons of popups, and I'm trying to get rid of all the stupid search bars in IE6

Hijackthis log is as follows (what should I remove??):

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.2
Scan saved at 10:37:05 PM, on 11/6/2003
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Promise\FastTrak\FtrakSvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\gearsec.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\gearsec.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Stardock\TrayServer.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb07.exe
C:\progra~1\scansoft\paperp~1\pptd40nt.exe
C:\Program Files\Elaborate Bytes\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe
C:\Program Files\SBC Yahoo!\Connection Manager\IP InSight\IPMon32.exe
C:\Program Files\Mediafour\MacDrive\MDShell.exe
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this is from my friends laptop that is running slow as hell:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:04:03 PM, on 8/15/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Download\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.toshiba.com/search
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.verizon.net/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.toshibadirect.com/dpdstart
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: DriveLetterAccess - {5CA3D70E-1895-11CF-8E15-001234567890} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswshx.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
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A:hjt log cleaning help

Hello and welcome to TSF

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There isn't much showing in your log, so we'll try a general cleaning and see what turns up.

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the following instructions.

Downloads(make sure to save these in a permanent location)
Cleanup!- Install it. You will use this later.

*NOTE* Cleanup deletes EVERYTHING out of temporary folders and does not make backups.

Ewido Anti-SpywareInstall Ewido Anti-Spyware
Double-click the icon on Desktop to launch Ewido
You will need to update Ewido to the latest definition files.On the top of the main screen click Shield
Click the word active to change it to inactive
On the top of the main screen click Update.
Then click on Start Update. The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
I also recommend changing the "Update interval" to something more reasonable like 12 hours.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido
When you have finished updating, EXIT Ewido.

Next, please reboot your computer in SafeMode by doing the following:Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8.
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Hi there, I'm just wondering, I understand its best to clean your computer with a cloth and vents with a battery powered vaccuum once a month or so, but do I also need to somehow take it apart and clean it from the inside?  I'm having a few issues and wondering if maybe its dirty on the inside. Thanks very much for any info.

A:cleaning

Hi, The following articles may help:     http://www.howtogeek.com/72716/how-to-thoroughly-clean-your-dirty-desktop-computer/    https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-do-you-safely-clean-the-inside-of-your-desktop-computer-...     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fz_jkfKH7oc Regards.

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Any ideas on how to clean properly the PC fans, they kinda starting to grind.
Thanks
 

A:Fan Cleaning

You can get one of those PC compressed air dusters. They work nice. They don't get off the deep dust but they got off the majority.

And you can always wipe the blades off with a damp towel.
 

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Hey i'm trying to clean up my computer from all of the things slowing it down, any help would be appreciated.
P4 1.3Ghz
hjt log:


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:26:49 AM, on 2/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
F:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
F:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
F:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
F:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
F:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
F:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - F:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - f:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - f:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EPSON Stylus CX4600 Series on Dell (from ANSON)] F:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_FATI9AA.EXE /P47 "EPSON Stylus CX4600 Series on Dell (from ANSON)" /O5 "TS001" /M "Stylus CX4600"
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A:Cleaning up HJT log

Hi screamlouder

Sorry for any delay in the response, the forum has been really busy recently. As it has been a few days since you posted could you please follow these instructions for posting a new log if you still need help.


Download ComboScan to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on comboscan.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, a text file will open - ComboScan.txt
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of ComboScan.txt back in this thread (do not attach it).
A folder, C:\ComboScan, will also open. In it will be another text file, Supplementary.txt.
Please attach Supplementary.txt to your post.

Note: some firewalls may warn that sigcheck.exe is trying to access the internet - please ensure that you allow sigcheck.exe permission to do so.


To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box: C:\ComboScan\Supplementary.txt

Click Upload.

Thank you for your patience.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 28.4

HI, I need to know if anyone can help me remove permanent marks that are on the face side (read side) of a DVD. I had used a Sharpie to mark my dvd with my name and now my DVD can not be read by my dvd player. If anyone can tell what I can use to remove these mark this will be very helpful. Thank You.
 

A:dvd cleaning

I don't see why you couldn't use acetone (nail polish remover). It takes just about anything up. Just be careful as it might take the recordable part of the DVD off as well, so be careful.

BTW :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 28.4

Hello, when I wish to clean the inside of my PC with a can of compressed air, do i need to shut off the PC completely (unplug PSU , etc) or can I just put it to sleep?
 

A:Cleaning PC

switch off
unplug
as there is always a risk of electric shock
ALSO
make sure you eliminate and chance of static - hold onto something thats earthed and the metal chassis of the PC
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 28.4

After running HijackThis I need help to remove unneeded and unwanted items. Would appreciate recommendations!! Log is as follows:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:46:25 AM, on 1/24/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning 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:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\bmwebcfg.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exeC:\WI... Read more

A:Need help with cleaning

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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^ Hello,

this is my hijackthis log of my OS

Quote:




Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 20:10:30, on 17/04/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\WINDOWS\csrss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
D:\Program Files\cFosSpeed\cFosSpeed.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
D:\Program Files\AOL\Active Virus Shield\avp.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\bak\issch.exe
D:\WINDOWS\svhost.exe
D:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
D:\Program Files\AOL\Active Virus Shield\avp.exe
D:\Program Files\cFosSpeed\spd.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
D:\Program Files\SpeedFan\speedfan.exe
D:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
D:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
D:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {982CB676-38F0-4D9A-BB72-D9371ABE876E} - (no file)
R3 - URLSearchHook: SgUrlSearHook Class - {BAB1AC41-6FF7-4F2E-A04E-5C592CCFEA7D} - D:\WINDOWS\system32\socul.dll
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A:Hi, i need help cleaning up my PC.

Quote:




Deckard's System Scanner v20070411.38
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.
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-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Microsoft Windows XP Professional (build 2600) SP 2.0
Architecture: X86; Language: English

CPU 0: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+
CPU 1: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+
Percentage of Memory in Use: 46%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 1022.47 MiB / 547.44 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 2459.17 MiB / 2049.97 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1999.23 MiB

C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 100.21 GiB total, 17.58 GiB free.
D: is Fixed (NTFS) - 48.83 GiB total, 23.23 GiB free.
E: is CDROM (No Media)
F: is CDROM (No Media)


-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------

AUOptions is disabled.
Windows Internal Firewall is enabled.

FirstRunDisabled is set.

AV: Active Virus Shield v6.0.0.308 (AOL)


-- Environment Variables -------------------------------------------------------

ALLUSERSPROFILE=D:\Documents and Settings\All Users
APPDATA=D:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data
CLASSPATH=.;D:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTSystem\QTJava.zip
CLIENTNAME=Console
CommonProgramFiles=D:\Program Files\Common Files
COMPUTERNAME=ORLY89
ComSpec=D:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe
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RELEVANCY SCORE 28.4

Hi all, my brother's computer has been infected and I am trying to help him clean it up. Any help is most appreciated, thanks! here is the HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:18:05 PM, on 1/27/2008
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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\DJSNETCN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
C:\Program Files\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
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A:Need help cleaning HJT log

Please download SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri)
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop.

Open the SmitfraudFix folder and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter"; a text file will appear, which lists infected files (if present).
Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user.
http://www.beyondlogic.org/consulting/proc...processutil.htm
 

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