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Hi, my PC sort of crashes and has been doing so for months.

Q: Hi, my PC sort of crashes and has been doing so for months.

At random times while I'm using my windows 7 computer the screen and sound will stop, and all programs end, though the computer keeps running. I then have to perform a hard reset. If there's any more details a helpful person could need, please ask.

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Preferred Solution: Hi, my PC sort of crashes and has been doing so for months.

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A: Hi, my PC sort of crashes and has been doing so for months.

Work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi there. This is probably an easy one but it is driving me nuts!
I have a spreadsheet report of university applications that my manager wants me to sort into applications received per month. The format of the dates is 01/01/2010 etc. I know that this must be an advanced sort job but I get completely flumoxed by these. If someone could talk me through it I would be extremely grateful.

cheers

Adam
 

A:Solved: excel 2003 how to sort into months

goto sort function
in the first drop down choose date column
in 2nd you could choose application
then you will get - something like this

Code:
DATE 1 - application1
DATE 1 - application 2
DATE 2 - application1
DATE 2 - application 3
Can you post a sample spreadsheet with dummy data

I assume there is a lot more to it then you have described to comment
I know that this must be an advanced sort jobClick to expand...

what happens if you just sort by data - Perhaps the DATE is not a date field and just text ,,, but in the format it should still sort of
assuming UK date DD/MM/YYYY
 

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Ehhh hell ! :- )

Anyway

I bought new GPU. Titan X. Plug it in. Hell begun. Crash after crash nightmare. Anyway 6 months down the line I tried

2x CPu
2x Mobo
2xRam
2x PSu
3x GPu
5xHDD

And errors still happen...

So here are some of errors... any hints as to what is wrong? :- )

The program VREDPro.exe version 8.0.4.8037 stopped interacting with Windows and was closed. To see if more information about the problem is available, check the problem history in the Action Center control panel.
Process ID: 3d9c
Start Time: 01d1383392215cbf
Termination Time: 1237
Application Path: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\VREDPro-8.04\bin\WIN64\VREDPro.exe
Report Id: 7c1b1df5-a432-11e5-827a-305a3a774064

- System

- Provider

[ Name] Application Hang

- EventID 1002

[ Qualifiers] 0

Level 2

Task 101

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2015-12-16T20:33:33.000000000Z

EventRecordID 6832

Channel Application

Computer Master-PC

Security


- EventData

VREDPro.exe
8.0.4.8037
3d9c
01d1383392215cbf
1237
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\VREDPro-8.04\bin\WIN64\VREDPro.exe
7c1b1df5-a432-11e5-827a-305a3a774064
55006E006B006E006F0077006E0000000000
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Binary data:
In Words

0000: 006E0055 006E006B 0077006F 0000006E
0008: 0000
In Bytes

0000: 55 00 6E 00 6B 00 6E 00 U.n.k.n.
0008: 6F 00 77 00 6E 00 00 00... Read more

A:BSOD - + lots of app crashes - 6 months of crashes...

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Every few months one of PCs at my home is really unstable. That PC is a 'spare' machine, so that wasn't a big problem. But it's really irritable because I have to set off power supply for a couple of minutes and hope it'll work stable again for next few months or so.

Could somebody check my 2 newest minidumps and analyze it? Yesterday I installed the drivers for gpu. Sadly, today saw BSOD again.

OS: Windows 8, but earlier on Windows 7 also was the same problem.
Problem: various BSOD every few months.

My machine:
- mobo: Asus P5Q Deluxe (bios version: 2301);
- CPU: E8500 (never overlocked);
- GPU: ATI Radeon HD 4650 (sapphire version with heatpipes, GPU temperature from gpu-z: ~37-38C, I don't play any games);
- RAM: 2x2GB, corsair dominator PC2-8500 (tested also with some Kingston 2x2GB sticks);
- power supply: 550W (bequiet darkpower pro);
- antivirus: Avast;

The first signs of instability: firefox crashes, then later (sometimes) Visual Studio crashes.
This time the crashes started when PC was running more than a day doing some calculations. As always, Firefox crashed first.

BSODs on Windows 8:
DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION
PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
and one more BSOD, but I didn't write it down.

Earlier on Windows 7:
error codes:
1A - memory_management
3B - system_service_exception
D2,
24,
1 - apc_index_mismatch

Errors 0x1 & 0x3b often showed when Visual Studio was running.

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A:OS crashes every few months

Run memtest86 AND memtest from hcidesign.com for extended periods. Use driver verifier on the non-microsoft drivers without the low resource simulation.

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As the subject line implies, I've now had 2 HD crashes in 4 months. I'm running a Lenovo PC with SATA drives. Here's the thing...both times it was my secondary drive. The original drive is fine...so far.

The first time this happened, I had 3 drives hooked up. My C drive, a 2nd drive connected to the SATA connection on the MB, and then I had an external drive enclosure (USB). First, the drive in that enclosure stopped. The bios could find no sign of it, even when I connected it directly to the MB. It will spin for a few seconds and then stop.

The second time this happened (today), the drive was my 1T Seagate that is relatively new. I had earlier performed a Photoshop batch script that adjusted about 700 photos on that drive. All went well. And hour later, I got a BSOD. I allowed Windows to perform the startup thing (I forget exactly what it said) and it couldn't because it could not access the drive. Every time I would try to start the PC, it would go BSOD. Until I disconnected that 2nd drive. Then the PC started right up...no problems. Tried connecting the 2nd drive again and it can't see it. The drive spins up but can't be found.

So my question is, could the onboard controller, or something else (power supply?) be causing this or is it simply a coincidence that I've lost 2 drives in 4 months. I don't think I've lost 2 drives in the previous 10 years

Ideas? Thanks in advance....
 

A:two HD crashes in 4 months?

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Hi everyone,

My computer has been crashing several times a day for almost 2 months now, and I'm at my wits' end.

I've tried absolutely everything I can think of, and followed advice from this and countless other forums, but unfortunately I'm not very good at this 'under the hood' stuff when it comes to computers and I just really can't figure out what's causing this.

So here I am - I've never posted here before, but I'm hoping that someone will read this post and be able to help me out in some way!

When I restart the computer, a box appears, stating: 'Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown'. The box contains these details:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 9f
BCP1: 0000000000000003
BCP2: FFFFFA800467B060
BCP3: FFFFF80000B9C4D8
BCP4: FFFFFA8004763620
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1


I tried to attach the dump file to this post, but it says I don't have permission - not sure how to get around this??

Anyway, any help much appreciated!! Thanks
Hel?na

A:Repeated crashes for 2 months

Well first place to start is, is there any correllation to anything your doing? ANy specific program? Or when opening a specific folder?

Or does it seem to be utterly random?

If the latter, the normal thing to do is remove half the ram to see if it goes away, if not swap sticks and try again. Bad ram is a frequent cause of totally random crashes.

Is that a laptop? If so the running memtest86 for several hours may have to be done instead...

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Over the past 3-4 months my computer has been having some bad crash issues. I need help determining whether the issue is because of overheating due to having to use my brothers oldstock cooler (which has very little thermal compound on it) or if the problem is driver related.

It all started when I was forced to replace my cpu cooler as it was broken. The only option I had (tight for money) was to use my brothers old stock cpu cooler. It had a little bit of thermal paste on it so I didn't feel like it would be much of an issue. While I was playing CS:GO suddenly my computer crashes, sometimes the sound would loop and sometimes I would get a BSOD. I have read countless forum posts about other people with similar problems but I have had no luck so far. The crashing seemed to become more and more frequent, and eventually the only way I could run my computer consistently without crashes was if I used the integrated graphics to hopefully bottleneck the cpu, and I also changed power plan to power saver. Doing this seemed to have helped - although I do still get crashes. My cpu would be running at 70-80 degrees IDLE. I cleaned a hell of a load of dust out of the cooler and running with integrated graphics/power saver it would run at 30 degrees idle. Despite this, I was still getting crashes, and every now and again I would get a BSOD. Some of the errors I have had include;
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (or something)
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT
there are 3-4 more different errors I have had but... Read more

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Hi people,
I have facing this crashes for a past 3 months , i had windows 7 home premium 32 bit version which had the same problem now for time being i switched over to windows xp for trouble shooting but still the problem persists with random crashes

My specs are
AMD athlon II x2 @2.8Ghz
2*1GB transcend ddr2 ram
currently running windows xp sp2 professional 32 bit

posting my dump file along with this post , hoping for some valuable help . Really fed up because of this PC problem in the midst of my studies

Thanks in advance

A:Frequent crashes for the past 3 months

Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\jai007\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\Mini030812-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows XP Kernel Version 2600 (Service Pack 2) MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x804d7000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x8055c700
Debug session time: Thu Mar 8 04:05:52.203 2012 (UTC - 7:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:20:13.778
Loading Kernel Symbols
...............................................................
.........................................................
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
...........
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 10000050, {acc81a28, 0, b9dfc35c, 0}
Could not read faulting driver name
*** WARNING:... Read more

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I have been having occasional random blue screens over the last couple months. A couple happened in late October, and then 4 just over the last week. Most of them come up with different Bug Checks and drivers.

I've uploaded all 6 dump files to this post if anyone can analyze them.

Thank you!

Ryan

A:Random BSOD crashes over a couple months

Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I realize the title of this thread is a little out there, I wasn't quite sure how to best describe what I've been dealing with but, yes, I have been dealing with this issue for multiple months at this point. Anyway, it occurred to me that being able to read dump files might give me some more insight into the problems I've been having. However, try as I might, I have found no resources on how to actually read and decipher these files for myself, just a lot of blog posts and videos about how to generate dump files or read the BSoD as it's actually happening, which is extremely unhelpful, as you might have experienced yourself. So, I decided to bite the bullet and actually make a post on the forums here.

I suspect that the issue is related to my GPU. It's one of the "founding members" of my rig, so to speak, so it's been chugging along for around four and a half years at this point, and I've had some issues over time, so I wouldn't be surprised if it was the problem. Plus, it probably ought to be replaced at this point anyway. But, just in case, I decided to triple check and make sure I wasn't buying something I didn't need. I'd hate to get a new GPU only to still have the same problems, or worse, end up having whatever is causing these problems now ruin my brand new tech.

I'm uploading two different files, I suspect that they are the same but I don't know that for sure. I noticed when I was creating these .zip folders that the DM Log Collector couldn't acces... Read more

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Hi,

I built a desktop along with a friend a few months ago and within days started having issues. We managed to resolve all of his issues and most of mine besides this thread stuck in driver crash. For my friend it was an issue of windows update replacing the graphics card driver with an older one. When we did the same fix for me it reduced the frequency from ~every 2 hours to every few days but obviously hasn't resolved the issue.

I have googled the problem in every way I can and I've tried every single thing I can find. At this point I think it must have to be a hardware problem but was hoping that someone here could look into the crashlogs and see if there is a fix i can do.

I have tried running DDU and reinstalling the latest drivers with no success and everything else is up to date as far as i can figure. Also the specs are attached as well.

Im pretty keen to fix this ASAP so if you need any more info I will supply it as fast as i can.

Cheers, Moldy

EDIT:: also not sure if its related or really what i means but I've experienced 2 red screen crashes

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When I am using Windows 7 on the internet, sometimes websites won't load. If I then reboot, Chkdsk runs and says the partition that 7 is installed on is dirty. It then boots fine and everything seems normal. This doesn't happen every time but it happens often enough to make me wonder what is going on.
Any ideas?
 

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Hello,

This is my first post here & I would like to apologize up front cuz I'm not sure where this issue would/should "fall". I have XP, but, is it a problem with XP, ATI, Creative, Hard Drive or RAM?

This has been happening for a while now & it's driving me batty. I love adventure games & some of them these days can be pretty 'graphic intense', and sadly this is where my problem starts....

When I try to play a 3D game (I think that's what you'd call it?) my PC crashes. The games (the most recent one is 'DreamFall') all start fine but a couple minutes into it the system shuts down, but it's still running. Okay that made no sense let me try again: The PC is still on with a solid red light, but all that's left running would be the fans & I guess the power supply. Just B4 this happens I hear a click then *poof*.

I have formatted twice now, the first time I only formatted C:/, then when it continued I formatted (not a quick format) the entire drive. I installed 3 games, 'Runaway 2', 'Tunguska' & 'Dreamfall' & I was playing 'Tunguska' for a few days without any problems, then one day last week it started again. I switched to 'Runaway2' & can play that without a problem, but both the others crash. I haven't installed anything or changed any settings so I'm at a loss . I went into dxdiag & ran the tests (both sound & display) without a problem.

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A:System Crashes....SORT OF!!?

Sorry I forgot to mention that when I did the final format I went from XP Pro SP2, to Home SP1. Don't know if it makes a difference to you but it was one of the things I tried to see if I could fix the problem!

Thanks again.

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SORRY! Please delete. Have to try one more thing before bugging you guys with this.

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When trying to sort the address book in netscape 4.72 the system will sort on name and nickname but crashes when tryying to sort on e-mail address.
Can not import any type of address book into the netscape address book. The unit trys to input then crashes and has to be restarted.
 

A:Solved: Netscape address book crashes on sort

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Very early on yesterday my computer became infected with a very obnoxious virus/trojan. I managed to kill off most of what was in there, because it no longer tries to run fake anti-virus, and my browser works again. I was unable to run most of my programs so I did a system restore to a Monday's settings. However, I still seem to have something in my computer. Firefox (3.5.9, on Windows XP Home edition) has been crashing quite frequently. Also, when I do a Google search I sometimes get redirected when I click a result. Nothing too bad; just a crappy portal or shopping page. But it needs to stop, so I'm going to need help finding and killing this thing once and for all. I've already run my antivirus twice (avast! v4.8 Home edition), finding 4 infected files the first time and then finding none the second. I've stopped a few plugins in Firefox that are often attributed to suspicious behavior, and I've run SpyBot S&D, finding and fixing 8 infected files. I've checked my Task manager for suspicious looking processes but haven't found any. I'm at a loss as to what to do next, so any help is much appreciated.
Also, I'm fairly tech savvy but some things are a bit more out of my league than others, so I might need clarification. Thanks in advance.

A:Firefox crashes and redirects, some sort of virus, trojan or rootkit

If someone could please take a look at this, I'm completely stumped. I ran some scans and found 4 objects using avast! and 8 objects using Spybot S&D, then ran Malwarebytes twice and found another 15 items between the two scans. However I am still getting redirects and the occasional pop-up, and I really need this off of my machine.

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I update and save quite a few files each day, and I can see in File History that there are many saved versions for these files.
This would fill up my backup drive fairly quickly, and therefore, I need to reduce 'Keep saved versions' from the default of 'forever' to about 3 months.  But does this mean that all files older than 3 months will be deleted my File History backup?
 What happens to all my files that have only ever been saved once, but are older than 3 months?  Are these retained in File History or deleted?
The forums on File History do no make this very clear.

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Hello,
 
Okay first of all I would like to say I have been having on going issues for months to almost a year... I have tried everything I can think of... Including wiping harddrives to DoD standards with dban, gparted etc.... I have tried monitering my connections with wireshark...  I have tried several differet anti- (virus and malware) programs including paid version of kaspersky, malwarebytes, bitdefender, eset.....
 
This problem also has involved some black hat hackers compromising my system and bank account, credit card etc all being hit and continueing to do so... I have switched ISPs , changed hardware, thrown away devices including cell phones and laptops... It seems that they were also backdoored into several of my devices and were using several different methods to continue to spread and infect other devices.. These devices include android, iphone, ipod, ipad, netbook, laptop, smart tv and even my dvd player (java).. I have tried to ask for help and seek help for this and no one can figure it out or think this cant be real.
 
I have now thrown out all laptops, and all phones at the same time and started from scratch but having issues on a brand new laptop... I am not sure this is the same issue as before... However, I would like and really appreciate if someone could help me out and view my logs and make sure.. because I have been through hell and back with all these issues.. Loss of finances, time, and sleep... SO, I truly appreciate any and a... Read more

A:Malware, Spyware, And hackers...equals months and months of going insane!! help!

GMER 2.1.19357 - http://www.gmer.net
3rd party scan 2015-06-29 18:38:16
Windows 6.3.9600  x64 \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\00000036 HGST_HTS721075A9E630 rev.JB2OA3J0 698.64GB
Running: 11ybrc3o.exe; Driver: C:\Users\M4M8A\AppData\Local\Temp\kxldypow.sys
---- Modules - GMER 2.1 ----
Module   \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\iaStorA.sys (Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver - x64/Intel Corporation SIGNED)(2014-09-02 06:28:41)                                                fffff800f9c65000-fffff800f9f1b000 (2842624 bytes)
Module   \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\edevmon.sys (Devmon monitor/ESET SIGNED)(2015-01-30 23:13:30)                                                                                          fffff800fa393000-fffff800fa3d2000 (258048 bytes)
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Once you have setup your named groups in the Start Menu is there a way to sort them alphabetically? Also, can you sort each item with a group as well?

Thanks!

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Hi I have this assignment for school, I think I did everything except the step number 9 and 11, it seems I do something wrong or not sure about that. How to SORT THE DATASHEET in descending order and how to Sort YOUR TABLE in ascending order? Is there difference how to sort "your table" and "the datasheet".
Also in step 10) they are asking to close the datasheet view without saving changes, does it means I just right click on the table and "close it"? Sorry for my explanation, but it is difficult for me to explain this things and ask right questions. I attached the steps I have to do, I believe I did everything except the step 9) and 11)
I have Access 2013)
1. Create a Database named YOUR NAME_DRIVERS
2. Create a Table in DESIGN VIEW
3. Define the following fields as follows:
FIELD NAME DATA TYPE DESCRIPTION
DRIVER ID AUTONUMBER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
FIRST NAME TEXT DRIVER'S FIRST NAME
LAST NAME TEXT DRIVER'S LAST NAME
AGE NUMBER DRIVER'S AGE (No decimals)
COUNTRY TEXT DRIVER'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
(USE TAB OR ENTER KEY TO MOVE FROM ONE AREA TO THE NEXT ONE)

4. Create a Primary Key on the field DRIVERID

5. SAVE YOUR TABLE AS: LOCATION

CLICK ON DATASHEET VIEW TO SEE TABLE

6. ENTER THE FOLLOWING DATA:

(DO NOT TYPE DRIVER ID-AUTONUMBER WILL DO IT)
DRIVER ID FIRST NAME LAST NAME AGE COUNTRY
1 MARIE GRAHAM 32 GERMANY
2 LOUIS BENNETT 23 UNITED STATES
3 ARMAND ORTEGA 26 VENEZUELA
4 CARL GILMORE 33 UNITED STATES
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A:how to sort datasheet and how to sort tables-what is the difference pl

Hi florida2001. When you set up your table did you create a field for each item?. In other words do you have a field for 1st Name & a new field for Last name & a new field for each of the others.
If you do have separate field for each then for your (9) answer Select the Last name field & click the Filter icon from the Home view & sort descending order order. This should give you the name in the first record closest to Z.
For (11) answer Select the Age column & then in the Home view Select the Binocular icon, it will ask you to find what, so type in 32.
Hope this helps. I also use Access 2013.

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I am running windows xp media edition on a dell dimension 3100.
I am having trouble with internet searches, being told that I am infected and that I should download from a link to cure it and windows security saying that it is not set to automatic updates. When I check in control panel the automatic updates are set as they always have been but the icon on the lower right of my desktop says that my computer is at risk due to auto updates being turned off.
When I try to carry out a google search using mozilla firefox usually nothing happens, as if it is taking hours to carry out the search.
I know very little about viruses and am afraid to do much without expert advice as I don't wish to do further or irreparable damage to my system.
I have run deep scans with nod32, spybot s+d, vundo.exe and lavasoft ad-aware all of which get rid of things which soon come back.
Please help me with this as I have very little idea what to do for the best, thank you.

A:I Think I Have A Virus But I Don't Know What Sort, Some Sort Of Spyware I Think.

Hello and welcome. Please Run theses 2 scans and post back their results,thanks.S!Ri's SmitfraudFix Please download SmitfraudFixDouble-click SmitfraudFix.exeSelect 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.htmNEXT:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems whil... Read more

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I don't know whether I have a malware problem, or a hard-drive-in-death-throes problem, or what. But I figured it was best to start here, so if it's not a virus I can go over to the XP forum with that ruled out.

Over the past few months my desktop has been steadily driving me nuts. First it began giving me BSODs at random intervals, anything from a day to a month apart. (Currently, about once every three weeks.) The most common error is 0x0000008E, but I've also had 0x00000019, 0x00000024, 0x1000000A, 0x0000004E (PFN_LIST_CORRUPT), 0x0000007F, 0x0000000A (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL), and 0x00000050 (PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA). Usually it crashes at startup, but it has taken as much as twenty minutes. I've tried defragging the hard drive, using a registry cleaner, and replacing Sygate firewall (see below) but nothing appears to have worked.

Then Sygate starting occasionally crashing while I was online. I replaced it with PC Tools free firewall, which hasn't had any problems. (Yet...)

Somewhere in the last several months (hard to say whether it was before or after Sygate and the BSODs, it seems to have been creeping up for a while) Firefox developed an increasing tendency to hang. It reached the point where it was basically non-functional for a good quarter hour after connecting. During that time doing anything - maximising or minimising windows, accessing the start menu - took forever. Then Firefox started crashing - constantly. I worked my way through the official trou... Read more

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This computer got a virus several months ago. It redirects the browser and doesn't allow me to do a lot of things, so I got frustrated back then and stuck it in the closet. I fired it up this morning, deleted a bunch of programs, and decided to give it another try. Here's the DDS Log:

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Marc at 16:40:26 on 2012-06-18
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3006.1956 [GMT -7:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
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:\Windows\1774633010:3443472790.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
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A:down for months

I know, being patient is one of the rules, so I apologize in advance. Maybe the title I chose, "down for months" gives the impression that I'm not too interested in resolving this issue - I don't know. I am very interested in getting help with this. I realize this is free voluntary help, and I appreciate that. I noticed that I've had 28 or 29 views, but no one has replied. I'm honestly not trying to seem impatient. Just curious that's all. I have no idea what's wrong with this computer, or how to read that DDS log. My concern is that, since there have been 29 views, I'm assuming those who do know how to read that log have looked at it and decided not to get involved, for whatever reason. If someone who reads the log and doesn't want to help could just leave me a reply saying, "You're screwed - your computer is now an anchor" that would be very much appreciated also.

Thanks again and sorry if I seem impatient. I'm not . . . much

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:37:34 AM, on 9/21/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ALCXMNTR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\Components\QBAgent\qbdagent2002.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBUpdate\qbupdate.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org1.1.3\program\soffice.exe
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsftsn.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
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A:first HJT log in a few months

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Site looks great... But, when you put in OT at work and have a new born at home it's hard to visit your favorite forum.... I had a quicky for the group to help solve - a 3 parter.

1st part - create a user form to display xml data - what is the vba code to display an xml node in a user form text box.

2nd part - create a macro that when run captures the hilighted words in the current PPT slide then displays it in the VBA userform textbox.

3rd part - on the same userform create a button and code that when clicked will add the text from the "selected text" field then add it to the XML doc.

thanks in advance for the input,
Red
 

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I built my computer about 2 years ago. Here is the hardware:
Gigabyte GA-EG45M-DS2H motherboard
Intel E8500
Corsair 8GB (4x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 DHX Memory Non-ECC Unbuffered CL4(4-4-4-12)
3x Samsung SpinPoint 1TB hard drives
Running Windows 7 in 64-bit

Every three or 4 months, the computer "dies". At start up i get blue screen saying:

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
A process or thread crucial to system operation has been unexpectedly exited or
(some other stuff about did i just install new hardware etc)
Technical information:
STOP: 0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8007699730, 0XFFFFFA8007699A10,00
XXFFFFF80002D9FF40)

Collecting data for crash dump...
Initializing disk for crash dump...
Beginning dump of physical memory.
Dumping physical memory to disk:

Over the last couple of years this has happened 4 times. What I did in the past was to re-install the operating system on a new, blank hard drive, and then copy over all the info from the previous hard drive. That has worked fine, which makes me believe this is not a problem with Windows, but possibly a problem with the motherboard.
What i also find strange is that after installing the OS again, things are fine for about 3 of 4 months, then ... BSOD!

Are you able to tell me more about the error message, the reason for this problem, and how to solve it?

Many thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer.

Alex

A:Same problem every 3 months.

Can you please provide a JCGriff report as mentioned here? Thanks. That'll give us enough to feed on.

While waiting for us to analyze, you may also want to do some hardware tests in the meantime. Here's some options:

CPU: Prime95 (Torture Test; Large FFTs; 9+ hours)
RAM: Memtest86+ Run overnight (or at least 7 passes)
HD: Seatools (Short & Long Self Tests)
GPU: MemtestG80/CL

To add, you can turn on Driver Verifier. Any crashes produced while it is on have a much better chance pointing us at an offending driver (if it's caused by a driver).

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Two months ago, I got many BSOD's, and with the help of this forum, the problems were resolved.
Since then, I have not encountered any problems.
Until today. Got a BSOD with a message Bad_Pool_Header
I have not installed any drivers or any software lately. So I do not have a hint what could cause the BSOD.

Here is the result of SF Tools:

Thanks for the support.

A:First BSOD since 2 months

We've seen a number of BSOD issues with SSD's. Here's the information that I've compiled so far:





There's not a whole bunch available to test SSD's. The "easiest" test is to remove the SSD, install a platter-based hard drive, install Windows and test for stability that way.

Here's some suggestions:
- Update the SSD's firmware to the latest available version (VERY IMPORTANT!!!)
- Update the motherboard controllers drivers to the latest available version from the controller manufacturer (NOT the mobo manufacturer unless you can't find any on the controller manufacturer's website). Be sure to update ALL controllers on the motherboard! I STRONGLY suggest not using controller drivers older than mid-2012 with SSD's.
- Slow the memory (RAM) down to the next slower speed (I've only seen one person who claimed that this worked for them).
- Use any manufacturer's utilities that you may have. If you don't have any, then try this free one (I haven't used it myself): Crystal Dew World
....NOTE: Recently (Nov 2011) we had BSOD issues with the Marvell 91xx controller and an SSD. You may have to switch controllers also.
- Replace the SSD with a platter based hard drive and see if that stops the BSOD's. If it does, then it's likely that there's a problem with the SSD OR an incompatibility with your system.
06 Dec 2011 - This post tends to confirm issues with certain SSD chipsets and certain controllers - [SOLVED] cant find the cause of BSOD F4 - Tech... Read more

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i am new to this forum...so i dont know if this is the right catagorie....but here is my whole story...plz help!

This is a problem with my computer crashing when playin games

ok i had a friend build me a custom made computer....and he loaded windows ME on it. I realized this OS was crap so i upgraded to windows XP at a friends lan. This is where all the trouble began. So i loaded my favorite game (counter-strike) on my new XP operating system and after 2 minutes of playin it would crash wit an error note. I tried and tried playing again but still had errors after 2-5 minutes of playing.

Next i decided to clear out XP and go to 2k pro......still same crashing problem while playin games.

Next i went back to ME thinking all would be better if i went back to when it worked fine. NO still same problem

Then one day i bump computer and it shuts off and from then on my computer shuts off with even the slightest touch. So i take it to the local computer store and the guy tells me the mobo wasnt properly screwed in and connected or something like that and says that this was probably the reason why my computer crashes while playing game.------- well it fixed the nudging and turning off problem but games still crash!

I Reformatted wit various OS's time and time and stil had problem.
So finally i thought well it could be a ram issue. So a friend let me borrow a stick of 256 pc3500 mushkin ram.

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A:plz help been having problem for 2 months

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W32/Rootkit.BAK
I have recieved this virus W32/Rootkit.bac, and its stopping any updates and other applications! I can't seem to find out how to remove it or where it is, my virus scan says it will be deleted after I reboot but it returns as soon as i try viewing anything on the web, i thought by uninstalling and then re-installing Internet Explorer would help but it hasn't, does anyone know what to do? I BEG FOR YOUR HELP!!

I have it for months now and i really need it sorting, i almost reformatted my PC.. but i dont have any external storage to back everything up!

Please helpp!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:08:55, on 17/07/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Virgin Broadband\advisor\Broadbandadvisor.exe
C:\Windows\system32\schtasks.exe
C:\Windows\system32\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
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A:W32/Rootkit.BAK - I've been ignored for FOUR MONTHS! Please help :(

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I'll start with my current specs.

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti (1GB)

SSD: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5 inch Basic SATA

Motherboard: Asus 787 A Socket 1150

RAM: 2 x 4GB Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance

PSU:Corsair Builder Series CXM 600W Modular 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX/EPS PSU

I've made multiple threads on Reddit, Tomshardware and 4chan and no one has been able to solve my issue.
In January 2015 I decided to upgrade my CPU and Motherboard so I took my PC to a local shop and had them do the upgrade. As I was moving from an AMD CPU to an Intel one they re-installed my OS as well and made sure all the drivers were up-to date. I took the PC home and started using it by day and leaving it on by night to torrent. Every morning I'd find that the PC had restarted over-night as it had crashed. After a week or so it would hang and then crash every day with error code 0x000000F4.

I took it back to the shop and left it with them for a week, they were never able to make it crash. I took it back home and it crashed straight away. I asked them to replace the motherboard and CPU and test it so they kept it for another 3 weeks. I took it home again and it crashed straight away.

At this moment all I had plugged in was a keyboard, mouse, screen and Ethernet cable. I took out the Ethernet cable, switched the mouse and keyboard and it still crashed. I plugged the PC into my TV instead and i... Read more

A:PC has been crashing for 3 months

After you replaced the bad ram, did you re-install Windows ? The bad ram would have caused Windows to not install correctly prior.
 

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Attachment 209974Attachment 209974Attachment 209974Hi, I have had 4 different BSODs in the last two months:
1st BAD_POOL_HEADER - occurred hours after installation of Wireless card
2nd REFERENCE_BY_POINTER
3rd IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL - occurred hours after Windows update
4th NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM

OS Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 fully updated
CPU DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E8500, 3166 MHz (9.5 x 333)
Motherboard Asus P5K
Memory 8 GB
Graphics Card GeForce 8500 GT
have 3 HD, OS is on SAMSUNG SSD 830

edit: uninstalled TP-Link TL-WN951N wireless card

Attached BSOD Dump & System File Collection & System Health Report as requested.

thanks for your help!

A:4 different BSODs in two months

Problem Devices:
Code:
Unknown Device USB\VID_0000&PID_0000\5&BE1018E&0&1 43
First thing to do is determine which device the above is pointing to. Do you have your chipset drivers installed?


Security Software: ??? I recommend either of these two setups:Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Good and Free system security combination.
Download and install the security setup of your choice, update the software, and then run a full scan of your system for viruses and malware. If you only install MSE, I would also suggest installing and updating Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download, but do not start the free trial/full version of Malwarebytes. Run a full scan with Malwarebytes after updating it. Post back the results.


Which ASUS P5K motherboard do you have installed? Please fill in your system specs more accurately by using System Info - See Your System Specs as a guide. Fill the specs in on your profile, not in a post in this thread.

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i know this is off topic but im leaving on vacation to turkey (the country im turkish) for two months i'm not bringing my laptop in the fear of it getting stolen by customs officers (lool) so i might not have computer access for the whole time. i really love these forums and like helping people and getting helped by people so i will really look forward to when i come back (bad grammer i know lool) sorry again that this is really really off topic but just wanted to say bye bye and to make this thread at least alittle on topic heres the list of parts im buying for my new pc build
any tips on making the new build better are appreciated

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16811156180 (not using psu)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16822136074
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16824116010
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16813128045
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814102094
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16817371001
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835100007
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16820211066
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16819103776
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16814998101
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835150007 (6 of them)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?item=N82E16835128014
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812195004
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A:cya guys in two months

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I am about to change the MB battery for the third time. I'm pretty sure its drained again as if I switch off the mains power to the unit overnight, the system reports checksum error on start up and loads bios defaults. System calendar reverts back to 31 Dec 2005, with duff clock time

If I leave the PC turned off but connected to power socket, everything is fine for the next start up

I have a foxconn 975 MB. Any ideas what could be causing the batteries to drain so soon - should last several years
 

A:On 3rd MB Battery in 6 months

Probably a fault in the MB, there's not much you can screw up that will do that. I'd be shopping for a new MB.
 

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Hi,
I've used Windows Backup and Restore ever since I installed Win7 on this machine. There is a 750gb drive backed up to a 1.5tb WD Elements drive. I have backups set to run early Monday mornings.

Yesterday, Backup told me that my drive was full and there was no room for another backup. "manage space" told me that there were two backup sets, and one system image. The system image was 615gb. The datafile backups were 700gb, and there were two. The big one was from 5/08/11-2/20/12 and was 530gb while the second was from 2/20/12-2/20/12 and was 170gb. There were 80gb of free space.

I figured the second one was not a complete datafile backup and decided to throw caution to the wind and delete the earlier set, and then run Backup again, which it completed Tuesday afternoon. This resulted in a single datafile backup set from 2/20/12-2/21/12 which was 419gb. The system image is now 619gb, and there is 359gb of free space.


I always thought I was supposed to see multiple backup sets, but now I'm thinking it has no room to make a completely new backup set, so it just keeps appending deltas to the original set until it gets full. In that case I probably wouldn't see additional sets unless I was using, say, a 3tb drive. Is that correct?

A:Only one backup set after nine months?

its possible it is saving incremental backups, only saving the changes made since the initial backup,
check the settings

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Hey,
I havent been posting in these forums for 4 months now, a lot of things have changed in the CPU world I'm sure. I've actually been waaaaaay to busy with schoolwork and other activities to actually check out this site. The layout is much different than before, I'll get used to it. But anyway, the reason I am posting here is that I want to know what new has happened in the past 4 months... I'm sure a lot has changed (wat the heck is windows XPsp2???), I just thought instead of going to all the manufacturers websites to see whats new, I thought I'd ask you guys. So, what is new?
-X_Gamer7
 

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A warranty is supposidly 12 months yet i have only had mine 1 1/2 months and is says i only have 8 months warranty left, somethings wrong there and looking at the dispute page it looks like you cant dispute it until they says its run out????

A:warranty 12 months ????

Hi Is it registered with HP? When registration occurs the warranty would be adjusted to start from the born on date (I think you press ESC and then F1 to view this). So if you could try that and then ask again if there is still a difficulty.



Happy 2 [email protected]

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Malwarebytes, and more specifically Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit finds these two on every scan after a reboot, even though I clean 'em up:
 
HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\TCPIP\PARAMENTERS|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger)
 
HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\TCPIP\PARAMENTERS\Interfaces\{75681A51-D6AB-4133-BB46-F8CCCE30CB93}|DhcpNameServer (Trojan.DNSChanger)
 
Apparently they are some sort of registry keys, but I have no idea what is causing them on every restart (especially if the computer is connected to the internet).
 
I've struggled with this for months now, and I thought I had it fixed by resetting the router but apparently didn't solve it. So, the question goes: What is this, how do I fix it and what causes it?
 
(I've tried running the following programs and the problem still remains:
Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes anti-rootkit
adwcleaner
combofix
defogger
HitmanPro
JRT
Minitoolbox
GMER
Norton stuff
rkill
TDSSKiller
and few more.)
 
Much appreciated!

A:What is this? I've struggled with this for months now!

Welcome aboard  MBAR fixes are not allowed in this forum so you need to get elevated help. Please follow the instructions in THIS GUIDE starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it HERE. Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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I had to shut down my ISP, laptops cannot use and even Iphone was told by apple to turn off and contact authorities.  Nobody seems to want to help.  I have been cut off.  I have a new cell phone but it is already giving me problems and am using my hot spot right now.  Please please tell me what is going on.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16537
Run by CASEY J at 2:35:50 on 2015-03-29
Microsoft Windows 8  6.2.9200.0.1252.1.1033.18.3986.2291 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Hpservice.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k apphost
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPWMISVC.exe
C:\$SysReset\Framework\Stack\SystemResetOSUpdates.exe
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A:Please help!!! I have been trying to fix for over 2 months. Have lost everything

# AdwCleaner v4.113 - Logfile created 29/03/2015 at 03:43:36
# Updated 22/03/2015 by Xplode
# Database : 2015-03-28.1 [Server]
# Operating system : Windows 8  (x64)
# Username : CASEY J - KCHP
# Running from : C:\Users\CASEY J\Desktop\AdwCleaner.exe
# Option : Cleaning
***** [ Services ] *****

***** [ Files / Folders ] *****

***** [ Scheduled tasks ] *****

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****

***** [ Registry ] *****

***** [ Web browsers ] *****
-\\ Internet Explorer v10.0.9200.16537

*************************
AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [679 bytes] - [29/03/2015 03:28:15]
AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [607 bytes] - [29/03/2015 03:43:36]
########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[S0].txt - [665  bytes] ##########

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Hello everyone

I have had issues with bsods with this machine, since I build this pc. I had it over a half year and found out i had currupted files. I got windows 8 from a shop and installed it. I still have problems with bsod and its driving me crazy now....Hope someone can help me with Analysing these dumps.

btw im from Denmark, so few files may be in danish.

A:BSOD for months...

Your dmp files indicated either you have a bad Video Driver or you have a bad memory stick.

Update your video driver from the manufacturerDownload Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool, burn it to a cd/USB stick and run memtest for at least 6-8 hours

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Hi,

I have a computer since 2 years. It is an assembled Intel Celeron D345, 3066 MHZ.
My CPU fan starts creating noise almost every 2 months. The first fan lasted around 10 months but over the last year I have been changing a fan every couple of months. Noise starts, then temperature going above 70 C. At one instance the computer was shutting down due to overheating.

The noise completely disappears after I replace the FAN but for two months.

Can you please tell me how can I resolve this problem for good. The FAN type I get is the only one available in the market.
 

A:CPU Fan dying every 2 months

I agree with Zenosincks that the fan you are using must be garbage. Most replacement fans are, unless they are ball bearing

3 solutions.

1. Buy from the CPU Manufacturer one of their heatsink/fan combos. This will usually last from 1-2 years.

2. Buy a 3rd party fan solution such as Thermaltake or Zalman. I use a ZeroTherm Silent UFO cooler which pushes 42.8 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute) of air through the case on and yet only runs an average of 19 Db, so it is extremly quiet. I have been using this on my homebrew machine for a couple of months now and it is a joy not to hear the fan.

3. On my homebrew gaming machine, I use a vapor phase exchange cooling system to the CPU and GPU. Although I built this myself, there are such packages on the market. They are also known as compressor cooling systems. You can also look for water cooling systems by Zalman Thermaltake or Koolance. Koolance in particular makes a nice system that mounts on the top of the tower, with all the controls at your fingertips.


Larry
 

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Hi guys.. well first of all thanks for reading my problem ...
Since about May I have been having problems with my Pc but had been finding ways for it to work somehow but today the same problem that has been going on for 3 months started again... I have a Pentium 4 Pc 1.6GHz 394mb Ram and have Windows Xp Pro installed...

The problem is that many times my computer crashes and runs into a blue screen that states that the file "sys32k.sys" has caused an error and the computer has been shut down... another blue screen that appears states that there is a "memory_management" problem and that the computer was shut down and a third blue scrren that appears says that there was a fatal error and that windows could not be started...

this last blue screen appears only whe starting up windows... and the first 2 while I am usually working or simply while on the desktop...

this is making me NUTS... literally...
I have the theory that my Hard Drive is the one with the problem because I have formatted the drive completely about 10 times and made a clean windows Xp again and the same problem appears or that my windows xp is faulty and doesn't install the file -->"sys32k.sys" correctly... I even changed the motherboard and tested it without the VideoCard I recently bought (which I taught was the original problem) but the same occurs.. I also tried using the recovery console that comes in the Windows XP instalation disc and repairing the current instala... Read more

A:3 months of terror with my PC Please help....

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Hi, I'm coming here because everytime I format my computer into Windows 7, it'll show up a BSOD of uncorrectable hardware error while playing games, but in this case, it's Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas.

Any ideas?

I tried replacing the hard drive, RAM, and updating my graphics card.

A:BSOD for over a few months

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Tony1990


Hi, I'm coming here because everytime I format my computer into Windows 7, it'll show up a BSOD of uncorrectable hardware error while playing games, but in this case, it's Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas.

Any ideas?

I tried replacing the hard drive, RAM, and updating my graphics card.



Hello Tony & welcome,
If you are getting BSOD's & want them analyzed please follow the directions below -

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:
** Until a .dmp file is generated, the Minidump folder may not exist.**

*Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl Press Enter.
*Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
*Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
*Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kb) in the drop down box (the 256kb varies).
*Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
*OK.
Reboot if changes have been made.

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To this point, I've replaced the video card and hard drive once, and the RAM twice. So physically it's not any of those.

But I'm still getting crashes when I try to play games, and I can't figure it out. Very frustrating. When I get a crash, it will also crash on startup some of the time.

I would really appreciate some help to get this fixed after months and months of problems!

Windows 7 64 bit (I reinstalled Windows once since installation, but it's off the same installation CD)
OEM version of Windows
Computer is a little over one year old
Reinstalled Windows once, a few months ago I believe

AMD Phenom II x2 (3.1 ghz)
ATI Radeon HD 5670 w/ 2 gigs RAM
Power supply: Azza Xtremegear 600 watt
ASUS M4A78LT-ME LE motherboard

A:BSOD, months later

Please enable driver verifier - http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ed-473665.html

You may have a possible virus/rootkit infection. Please read the instructions outlined here on how to scan and remove a rootkit

Please also run a malware scan using a program such as Malwarebytes.

Run a hard drive scan using Seatools


Code:
\SystemRoot\SysWow64\Drivers\tcpipBM.SYS has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.
This belongs to Bytemobile Kernel Network Provider for Bytemobile Optimization Client. Is this some sort of software installed on your system. Try browsing to c:\windows\system32\drivers and changing the extension from .sys to .bak. This will prevent it from loading and should eliminate that error.


Code:
Rt64win7.sys Fri May 22 10:52:30 2009 (4A16BC2E)
Update your Realtek network driver - here


Code:
athrx.sys Mon Sep 21 22:47:11 2009 (4AB83AAF)
Update your Atheros WiFi driver - here. Scroll down a little bit and you will see Click for Download. Click it and the download should start.


Code:
Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\Mike\Downloads\Zipped Files\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\032911-30794-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\Symbols*... Read more

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Got the blue screen while only reading a message board. Had problems with user acct so I made new one. Did a few scans on my own. Security message about setting for IE. Now got a message about illegal operation for something that was sceduled for deletion in system 86 when I tried to use IE or chrome. i switched users to use IE.

A:Unbelievable! Third one hit in 2 months.

You may close this topic already received help.

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Okay. I just did the whole reply with HJT logs and do combofix like a billion times over at GeeksToGo. All the malware/spyware was removed (apparently) from my system. Now, I've been scanning my system weekly with AVG8 and Spybot, but I seem to be missing this trojan thats affecting things on my system.

I CANNOT RUN HIJACKTHIS. It wont let me. I uninstalled, reinstalled, did it 3 times. Cant run it. Wtf? =( The trojan must be pretty serious for it to block a program from me using.

I honestly do not know what to post here because I cannot run Hijackthis. I'm running WinXP 32bit SP3, on a Q6600 quad core at 2.4ghz, 2ghz DDR2 ram, and I need help ridding this spyware from my system. I would attempt combofix and kaspersky myself, but I dont know the scripts for CF and I figure the infection would just outsmart me anyways.

I need some advice on what I can do first, as I have no logs or anything to post here so far. I can list the symptoms aswell.

Symptoms:
Google searches are redirecting me and opening new tab windows, sometimes directing me to a completely different site then what I was searching for.
Certain sites say I have been infected by a trojan which is DOS attacking them when I try to connect to their servers.
MSN Hotmail isnt able to open whatsoever. I have to go through mail.live.ca to get to my inbox. Buttons on msn arent working??
I do my fairshare of downloading, and certain sites wont even let me connect anymore, even though I am able to connect on this network ... Read more

A:wow more problems less then 2 months later

Okay so I managed to work around the HJT problem by just renaming the program to HJT instead of hijackthis. Here is my log for 6/15/09Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:49:50 PM, on 6/15/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PSIService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exec:\WINDOWS\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Pure Networks Shared\Platform\nmsrvc.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ws... Read more

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