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Keyboard And Mouse Dead!! College Student! Please Help!

Q: Keyboard And Mouse Dead!! College Student! Please Help!

Hello all,

The problem started when I rebooted my computer to install some software to let me access the college's wi-fi. When my computer turned back on I had absolutely no control from the built in keyboard or mouse (I am using a lenovo x60s on Vista Ultimate with the red button mouse). The only way I am able to use my computer (which otherwise works just fine btw) is by plugging in an external mouse and keyboard into the USB. I have uninstalled all of my college's software so I don't think that is the problem. WHAT SHOULD I DO, MIDTERMS ARE COMING UP!!!!!

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Preferred Solution: Keyboard And Mouse Dead!! College Student! Please Help!

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A: Keyboard And Mouse Dead!! College Student! Please Help!

Try uninstalling the mice and keyboards from Device manager and rebooting for re-detection.

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So my computer has been running really slow. As in taking forever to start up, starting firefox as well as a problem with everything not responding. I ran Hijack this and this is what I found.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:15:47 AM, on 4/25/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dldocoms.exe
C:\Nexon\MapleStory\npkcmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program... Read more

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I am planning on buying a new laptop..What can you guys recommend that I buy?
Laptops with
-built in camera
-lots of memory
-lightweight (I'm tiny so I want to carry something small and handy)
-fast
-not too expensive

My friend recommend this black friday sales: http://blackfriday2009sale.info/index.php?keywords=computer,laptop&store=10 @ bestbuy

what should I watch out and which one should i choose?

Please help. I am clueless about buying laptops.
 

A:Best Laptop to Buy for a college student?

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Hey everyone! My laptop screen was acting pretty funky and was glitching so I restarted it. Bad move. Now my screen is black and only my laptop keyboard is lit up. I would love some suggestions please!
 

A:Major SOS ft. College Student

probably not malware so moved to hardware for troubleshooting
 

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I am a college student studying abroad, my computer has been so slow lately. My dad told me to run hijack this and report my log to here for help. I hope someone can help me out because trying to do college work on my laptop is very frustrating at times. Thank you!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:49:21 AM, on 11/4/2007Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16546)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Napster\napster.exeC:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Camera Utility\VCUServe.exeC:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Center Access Bar\VCAB.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\VPTray.exeC:\Program Files\Bradford Networks\Client Security Agent\bncsaui.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\Pro... Read more

A:Infected- I Don't Know I Am Just A College Student

Hi becca1297

I see nothing bad there.

What makes you think that you are infected?

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Hi, My older syster is needing a laptop for college, she's going to be a Biology major, and needs to write reports, and do basic online searching for hacks, and cheats for her tests, . As I search, I only see new computers with windows Vista on them, and I can tell from their specs, no matter how much you strip vista, it is not going to run well at all.

But I'm also needing some advice on whats the most important features for a laptop for a college student. I know DVD-R/RWs are a must, and atleast 1/2 Gig of Ram is important, but what about integrated/non-integrated Video cards, and Wifi capabilities?
Thanks-
JoshT

A:Looking For A Laptop For A College Student With Xp On It.

From what you describe she needs a about a 1ghz computer with 512MB of RAM with a 20gb hard drive should do. Windows XP or even Windows 2000 Pro. That will run about $200? delivered on eBay. This is all on the assumption that you are looking for a deal.
If not then I would go to Dell or Toshiba and look at what they have on their sites. I have had 4 Toshiba notebooks and in my opinion they are bullet proof. I still have and use a P-II 300 Toshiba 2535CDS that is 8 years old. I still use it several times a week.
If she plans on packing it to class try and find a 12" sub-note and a docking station for the house\dorm. If not look at one of the "Desktop replacements" forms. 17"+ screen, full size keyboard, and does not skimp on the power.
If you go new a DVD is a given, if not save her money and get a USB\Firewire external DVD-RW.

IMo

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Hi,

So I recently came across this deal to get Windows 7 for college students for $30 with a valid .edu email, which sounds like a good deal.



My question is that upon checking out it says this for the product in my shopping cart.

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Upgrade 32 Bit Disk Kit: Only $13 - Shipping Included

Does upgrade mean that I can't do a fresh install off of this version of windows 7 because it only says upgrade? I would be upgrading from Windows XP to windows 7, which I think requires a fresh install of windows 7 anyways. Just want to make sure I'm not buying something i can't use.
Thanks

A:College student Windows 7 $30?

Yes it the correct version you will get a D/L for the $30 the extra $13 is if you want the Disk mailed.

From XP you will need to do the Custom(full reinstall) so be prepared to reinstall all your programs.

Run the upgrade adviser first to see if you'll have any issues> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...e-advisor.aspx

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My homepage is hijacked. When I do a search it redirects me every single time with no mercy. I am unable to do a system restore. S&D didn't find anything. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Says I'm clean. I'm a college student and i cannot use Google or Yahoo..... HELP! Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:59:00 AM, on 2/20/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exeC:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\x86\eDSLoader.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMYPRT.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exeC:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXEC:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exeC:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org 2.4&... Read more

A:Hijack this log..... College student please help

Hello Onalise,Welcome to Bleeping Computer. Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.As I am still in training I will be helping you under supervision of our expert teachers, so there may be a delay between posts.Please make no further changes or run any other tools unless instructed to. This may hinder the cleaning of your machine.I will be analyzing your log. I will get back to you with instructions after it is approved.

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  This is my second plea for help in a week, so I feel extremely helpless, but I can't figure this out, and my university's IT desk is also apparently clueless about Thunderbird. So, our email system just switched over from Gmail to Office365, and this means, in order to get to my email, I either have to navigae through the student website to the Office365 site, to the online Outlook app, which is just a pain; OR it means using an email client - and I outright refused to use Outlook. So I set up Thunderbird, and I got my emails in my inbox, but when I try to send them, it refuses to send through any server. I tried the default SMTP server, I tried our server (outlook.office365.com), tried both with different port numbers, and neither will work.
  When I called the IT desk, the guy said that if I had SSL on (which I do) I shouldn't have to worry about SMTP. And I have it set up on my phone through an exchange account where I do indeed not have to worry. So I tried downloading the ExQuilla extension. That didn't work either. So, in sumation, I am completely dubfounded, and I have no idea what to do. Any help that anybody would be willing to give me would be GREATLY appreciated, considering the fact that I can only have any academic communication through this email.
tl;dr - My school email, which is run through Office365, won't play nice with Thunderbird, and I can't figure out why.
Running: Thunderbird 31.0

A:Help a college student with Thunderbird?

Hi zekethegypsy and to BleepingComputer!I set up my college email in Thunderbird just a few weeks ago. I encountered some issues, but (fortunately) my school provided a walkthrough of how to set it up. I've done some research on Office365 accounts, and this is what I think you should try...Click the Menu button, select Options, select Account Settings. At the bottom, click Account Actions, select Add Mail Account. Enter your name, school email address (probably name@<university>.edu), and your Password.Note: my school requires users to create a different password for accessing their accounts through clients (for example, Thunderbird, the gmail apps, etc.). If you haven't searched your school's tech support webpage for details, you should. If you give me a link or school name, I may be able to provide a second look.Ensure that the Remember password box is checked and click ContinueThunderbird will then try to automatically detect the necessary server settings. It'll probably be unsuccessful in this scenario. Use the following settings:EDIT: I suppose you can disregard the Incoming settings, since you've already been able to receive emails.IncomingIMAPServer hostname: outlook.office365.comPort: 993 (if this doesn't work, try Auto)SSL: SSL/TLS or STARTTLS (if the first doesn't work, try the second)Authentication: Normal passwordUsername: name@<university>.eduOutgoingSMTPServer hostname: outlook.office365.comPort: 587 or 465 or AutoSSL: STARTTLS or SSL/TLS (if the fi... Read more

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I'm hearing ads on my computer with no programs running. I have Trend Micro with Spyware Protection but something is blocking it from updating. I cannot access some sites because I apparently have 'Troj/Rustok-N'. I also get two missing .dll file errors on startup.

I brought the laptop to Geek Squad and they said it would be 200+ bucks for them to look at it. I'm a college student and don't have that kind of cash. I can't wipe my computer because it has all of my schoolwork on it. I'm an art major and a fast, functional computer is very important to what I do.

If anyone can help I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks

A:College Student! Need help quick!

Hello and welcome.. As you have no HJT log posted in the HJT fourum. I am moving this to the Am I Infected forum to see if we can get this fixed.Some types of malware will disable MBAM (MalwareBytes) and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it.Before saving any of your security programs, rename them first. For example, before you save Malwarebytes', rename it to something like MBblah.exe and then click on Save and save it to your desktop. Same thing after you install it. Before running it, rename the main executable file first***Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file and change the .exe extension to .bat, .com, .pif, or .scr and then double-click on it to run.If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files, right-click on mbam.exe and change the .exe as noted above. Then double-click on it to run..***Another work around is by not using the mouse to install it, Just use the arrow keys, tab, and enter keys.***Open up command prompt, type in following commands: XP >> click the Start menu at the lower-left of your computer's desktop and select "Run". Type cmd into the Run box and click "OK".Vista >> click the Start menu at the lower-left of your computer's desktop and Type cmd in the search box.regsvr32 mbamext.dllregsvr32 ssubtmr6.dll regsvr32 vbalsgrid6.ocxregsvr32 zlib.dll ****If you cannot use the Internet,you will need access to another computer that has a connection.From there save mbam-setup.exe... Read more

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Hey,

I'm looking to buy a new laptop for under $300 for my cousin for College. He needs it to write essays, do his projects and some web browsing. Nothing to fancy.

Any recommendations?
 

A:Laptop for college student (Under $300)

Pretty much any current hardware can handle basic "office" apps. It just becomes a matter of finding a model that fits your budget.

Make note of any options or features that are necessary, then go to the local stores and see what's available. It's simply a matter of brand preference, budget, and warranty.
 

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OK my bro has asked me to find him another laptop. I know the hardware well enough but not the brands.
I told him to buy one a little over a year ago, because it had an APU and very casual gaming was a request, but not anymore. Anyway it was an HP pavilion and it has some serious bloody heat problems and it hasent even been abused, which makes me as mad as it makes him.

So, we need a 15.6" laptop with a minimum of 4GB ram and a nicer processor, dual core is minimum and really all thats required. would prefer $450-550, which should be plenty for what this is for- school work and watching netflix/youtube/etc etc.

Most importantly is it needs to LAST. its not going to get thrown around or be running at 100% all the time. so it needs to last years (notice the plural). the fan should NOT be maxing out all the time.

I havent been someone to ask for forum feedback for PC hardware for years, but honestly laptop quality is constantly fluctuating and im tired of spending hours looking into them..
PS. I am NOT buying another HP.

Thanks for your help!
 

A:Laptop for college student

I normally avoid HP laptops off and on because of that very issue. Now its not the case with all their models (seems to me that most come from the 17 inch models in my experience). If you want a good laptop for light gaming and schoolwork/youtube and junk, here are my recommendations at that price point:

Lenovo G505s $524
Lenovo has good build quality, down side is they tend to cost a bit more than other brands and this one has a 768p screen.

Asus X550LB Notebook (Open Box Special) $559
Asus is also one of good build quality. This is an open box special of course as the regular price is a bit higher than this but it comes with the normal warranty and would be one of the best choices in terms of performance.

Those are my two best recommendations as far as performance to price is concerned. If you want to go cheaper I would drop to an A8 processor as that will drop the price a bit down. I normally stick with Lenovo, Asus, and MSI when it comes to laptops (Sager as well but they are custom) and thats where I normally run to with laptop needs. HP is fine on the smaller platform for some reason its just the big notebooks that have poor cooling designs (Sounds stupid no matter how I think of it, but my sister has a small new HP notebook with an A10 and 15.6 screen which runs very cool while my friend has a 17inch with an A10 and it runs hot. Wrap your head around that).
 

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Hello, i am a Virtual Technology and Design student, so my laptop is my life and my career. Recently while browsing the internet, the moment a page loaded i get a popup from AVG saying that there is a infected file detected, but offers no solution. I assume this means it is fixed, and continue on with my day. But my browser started to randomly open up new tabs or redirect me to when i click on a link. It will send me to some no-name search engine for about a second, and then re-redirect me to a completely random site, however on some occasions it has to do with what i was looking at. Ran Malwarebytes, got one item, took it off, and the problem persists. AVG picks nothing up, and i honestly dont feel like using the trial and error method for every AV out there until hopefully one works. When i try to run the GMER program in your tutorial, my laptop instantly resets the moment i click the scan button, so i dont have that information for you sadly. However, in the event viewer, i found this under the system log which i think may have been the event giving me the virus:

The master browser has received a server announcement from the computer WHITEBABY that believes that it is the master browser for the domain on transport NetBT_Tcpip_{6700717A-220B-4D92-83C2-213E1C58. The master browser is stopping or an election is being forced.



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A:College student in need of assistance

Well thanks for nothing. Another forum site actually cared enough to help me fix it, or mabee you guys just arent as smart as you claim and you choose to ignore as an excuse. Either way, you can be sure i wont be coming back here.

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I have recently purchased a HP - Laptop / Intel Pentium Processor / 4GB Memory / 500 GB Hard Drive - Biscotti for my soon to be college student... I want her to have as much security protection on her computer as possible.. There are so many choices when it comes to virus protection and I just don't know which is the best... Can I get some recommendations as to what I should purchase??
 

A:New computer for college student

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I have been tasked with a group project to plan a network for my small college that includes three buildings. We have been basically thrown to the wolves and taught only theory. Our instructor told us to plan separate wired, wireless and fiber network for the same three buildings. We have researched the cabling needs for the wired network, but I need help with the number and what type of servers, do I need a server in each building, number and types of switches, etc. Building A has approximately 400 clients, Building B has 50 clients and Building C has 50 clients. My instructor wants us to do all the research via web, forums and contacting commercial sales departments. Commercial basically won't help you when they find out you are students, and I am having trouble finding info recommending servers and switches. I realize this is a lot but any information to get us started would be appreciated. Thank you.
 

A:If it is not against the rules, can a college student get help?

Us doing your work for you would defy the point of the course.
 

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Fantastic, I have been running wn2k with no down time 4 a year and just when I need most, silly me decides to find out why some of those extra "helpful" net/media buttons on my cheap keyboard by asking 2K for the appropriate driver.

It warns me but I say OK and restart and POOF! no mouse or keyboard. Locked out. No kersor and I cant even press caps locked to show lite. (both work fine in my 2nd partition under 98)

The driver I picked was just the Micsoft enhanced (similar) kB I think.

Have tried Safe mode, Last Settings saved, Nope!

Tried dif keyboard, as you do, and no change.

Have read a couple of dif posts some saying remove Bios Battery for 5mins, others saying boot in DOS and bla bla...Im no good in DOS. (willing to keep trying)

Alot of the posts also say Logitec mouse was problem but dont have 1.

Can anyone direct me to something they may remember in this field.

Or can someone explain how I might fix using 98???????

Much appriciated, urgent work to finish.

julz
 

A:Keyboard + Mouse dead

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Church lady decided to install Windows Live care on the HP XP machine.
Decided to delete Norton files since they were "old".
Now the computer goes thru boot process and looks okay, but no keyboard or mouse. Can't boot emergency boot cd or recovery cd as the bios is not set to allow cd boots. Can't get into Setup to change boot options, since F1 key is dead. Haven't tried boot floppy yet. Any ideas how to recover from this/why kb and mouse are dead?

A:Keyboard and mouse are dead

You need the drivers of the keyboard and mouse which you should be able to find in the website of the laptop brand with model. If you cant find the web or driver and have any other query dont hesitate to contact. My email is [email protected]

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I have a problem. Its all fine during POST, no "keyboard not detected" msg

appearing, but I cant press delete or any other keys to get into BIOS setup.

Keyboard's "Num Lock" lights do not flash. Windows will load but both the keyboard and mouse is dead. Tried other keyboard with the same result. tried the keyboard on another PC - works fine.

Previously the windows had a pci.sys error - "pci.sys not found." ive transported the HD to another PC and reformats the HD, and installs a fresh WINXP on it. Windows now loads fine on the new and old PC, but keyboard and mouse is dead on the old PC.

Have a USB adapter for keyboard but same result. tried the USB ports, both 2 ports on back of PC, and 2 other ports on casing (front). So i guess shouldnt be a problem with the ports, because ive just changed the casing to new and the front ports are fresh,never been used.

System details:
winxp
AMD duron 750MHz
mobo EPOX EP-8KTA2
128MB SDRAM PC133
PS2 keyboard with USB adapter.
ps2 mouse.

some guy suggested flashing the BIOS, but i do know how to that when i cant get my keyboard and mouse to work.

maybe, and just maybe, my PS2 keyboard and PS2 mouse ports are broken and the USB keyboard setting in BIOS is not enabled. then how?

any takers?

feiz kronfeld
 

A:Dead : Mouse and keyboard

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Hello. Thanks in advance for your expertise.

Recently my mouse and keyboard have stopped working. I am running Windows XP Media Center Edition on a Dell Dimension machine. When I reboot the machine (using the button on the PC) it loads up and gets me to the user selection screen but I can't do anything at all. Here are a few notes that should help:


I have tried hooking up multiple keyboards and mouses. None work (so I know it's not an issue with them as they work fine on my laptop)
I only have USB connections, no PS2 connections on my PC at all so I can't try a PS2 Mouse or Keyboard
I have tried ONLY plugging in the mouse or ONLY the keyboard and neither work
The Optical mouse lights up for about ten seconds then turns off if I unplug it and plug it back in. Even with the optical light on, the mouse doesn't move on the screen.
While loading, at the Dell screen where it says "Press F2 to enter Setup" the keyboard still doesn't work. So I can't get into BIOS nor can I start the machine in safe mode.

So here are my questions:

What do I do about this?
Can I install either new USB inputs or PS2 inputs without being able to use a mouse or keyboard or even load Windows (can't get past user/login screen)?
If I need to reload Windows, how do I get the data off of my harddrive?

THanks again,
Will
 

A:Dead Mouse and Keyboard - help

Reset the Bios from the Motherboard

ie:

Power cord out
Hold in the ON button for 30 secs, dispersing internal power
Side cover off (who knows, some of the Dell's are hard to work this simple part out)
Take out (remove) the button battery (there's a small clip top side)
Locate the reset jumper, and move it to pins 2 and 3 (it's probably in pins 1 and 2 at the moment)
Wait 10 secs (no need really, but good time to rest )

Then put the jumper back (ie to pins 1 and 2)
Put the cmos round button battery back in
Put the power cord back in (and everything else)
Wha La :grinthumb
 

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I am the Mom of a College Freshman who is purchasing her her first laptop (along with graduation money of course). She is eventually majoring in Photography but for the first few years will only new it for school work, surfing etc. She will also need to use some Photo editing software, although which is compatible with Vista at this time I don't know. I will need to buy "out of the box" as I am not technical and can't do any add-ons/upgrades myself.

Looking for guidance on purchase type; I use Vista at work so know I need to get her more RAM then I have. I have been told to try to get 2MG rather then 1 since Vista is such a memory hog, and also to avoid Turion due to processing speed. I am just a lowly user so looking for some helpful suggestions on what spec's, brands etc I should be looking for. I would love to try an come in around $800 if possible and have something that will last for a while and be carted back and forth........
 

A:New Laptop Purchase - College student

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Hello,

My laptop has stopped working and pops up a million windows upon start up.
It also does not connect to the internet. It will show as the network connected however will show connection problem in internet explorer. I do not know what to do.

Two of the current RunDLL errors I am getting are :

Error loading C:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Local\Temp\msgciutr.dll
C:\Users\shumaila\AppDataLocal\Temp\msgciutr.dll is not a valid Win32 application

the second box says:

Error loading C:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Local\Temp\msvjidkm.dll
C:\Users\shumaila\AppDataLocal\Temp\msvjidkm.dll is not a valid Win32 application
Now I ran 2 MBAM scans so far and I am posting both of them please help ASAP i really need to get my school work done unfortunately I cant afford to take it to a tech nor to buy another.

Thanks

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 4423

Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18943

8/12/2010 10:17:17 PM
mbam-log-2010-08-12 (22-17-17).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 140633
Time elapsed: 10 minute(s), 53 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 1
Memory Modules Infected: 6
Registry Keys Infected: 152
Registry Values Infected: 15
Registry Data Items Infected: 1
Folders Infected: 15
Files Infected: 125

Memory Processes Infected:
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A:HELP College Student Comp INFECTED

Here is the log from MBAM which is the 2nd scan i ran after updates and all PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEEEE help asap

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50.1.1100
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 5426

Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18999

12/30/2010 8:05:00 PM
mbam-log-2010-12-30 (20-05-00).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 147181
Time elapsed: 6 minute(s), 27 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 13
Memory Modules Infected: 3
Registry Keys Infected: 35
Registry Values Infected: 24
Registry Data Items Infected: 1
Folders Infected: 12
Files Infected: 211

Memory Processes Infected:
c:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Roaming\dwm.exe (Trojan.FakeAV) -> 1964 -> Unloaded process successfully.
c:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Roaming\microsoft\conhost.exe (Spyware.Passwords.XGen) -> 1052 -> Unloaded process successfully.
c:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Local\Temp\oxnfg0gq.exe (Trojan.Ertfor) -> 3872 -> Unloaded process successfully.
c:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Local\Temp\tvcastb.exe (Trojan.LVBP) -> 3884 -> Unloaded process successfully.
c:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Local\Temp\winamp.exe (Trojan.Ertfor) -> 3904 -> Unloaded process successfully.
c:\Users\shumaila\AppData\Local\Temp\smss.exe (Trojan.Ertfor) -> 3924 -> Unloaded process successfully.
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hi happy new year. I am still experiencing issues same as before. Still getting those pop-up error windows.here is a link to the old topichttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic370445.htmlDDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86 Run by shumaila at 5:28:30.45 on Sat 01/01/2011Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18999Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2941.1972 [GMT -6:00]SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework\v3.0\WPF\PresentationFontCache.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcsC:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroupC:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exeC:\Windows\system32\sv... Read more

A:HELP College Student Comp INFECTED

Hi..i ha to create another login for this laptop ... Here is a link to the new topic.

thank you once again

Link to original AII topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic371055.html

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Hi friendly person,

Grievances:
I get lots of popups from IE and Firefox
I get browser redirects upon first opening a browser
I get popups that look like legitimate Windows Update requests but are not, fake icon in system tray also
I get popups with a countdown saying that my computer is going to shut down (and it does)
My computer has slowed down considerably in the last two weeks since getting this bug, which IE got for me when a website forced a download

Attempts:
I switched to Firefox
Adaware did not help and made my computer really sluggish
Spydoctor didn't help
Bazooka didn't help

HJT log (all programs were closed to my knowledge):

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:40:02 PM, on 11/11/2005
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\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ielr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\QXJtZW5vdXNo\command.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Help an infected college student! HJT log attached

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.

Please be patient with me during this time.

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Hey Team I am in desperate need of help. I'm attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and my computer has been freezing non stop and cant believe it is even lasting this long. I cant get any of my work done. It will freeze and still have the background but none of the desktop icons will be gone and it forces me to restart my computer. I cant afford to take it anywhere, I will gladly made a 5 dollar donation as soon as someone helps me with my problem. Please someone help me. Thank you. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:44:32 AM, on 8/8/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)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:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Intel... Read more

A:College Student In Need Of Help With Faulty Computer

Why is no one helping me?!?!!? Can you PLEASE tell me what I have to do...thanks in advance for your consideration.

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Problem-Creating Custom Reports:
-Use the IIf function to set the MonthlyDue field value to the MontlyFee value for MembershipStatus field values of Active and zero in all other cases.

I have no clue how to enter the calculation in, I get an error messages, please help.
 

A:College Student-Access 2003

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Thank you for looking into my problem. I recently came down with a virus on my laptop and am in great need of help fixing it. I have finals coming up next week and am kind of rushed.
Whenever I try to open ANY operation I get a message stating the action to not be completed and that my program is infected. It also encourages me to use "my antivirus software" to scan the problem. Because the alert is not coming from my actual software I do not accept it.
My logs are attached.
Please and Thank you




DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Joseph at 18:22:20.46 on Sun 05/02/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_07
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.1014.112 [GMT -7:00]

AV: Symantec AntiVirus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
SP: Symantec AntiVirus *enabled* (Updated) {6C85A515-B91D-4D2B-AF18-40984A4A8493}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
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 LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
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A:Virus! College student... help needed

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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Due to the restrictions on Windows 7, all tools should be started by right-click > Run as Administrator

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Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running ComboFix:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

* Ensure you have disabled all antivirus and antimalware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

Get help here

Please post the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply for further review.

Please re-enable your antivirus before posting the ComboFix.txt log.

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Hi,
I am having a problem with my dell 5100 laptop loading up. When I start the computer, the computer will go to the windows screen with the scrolling line at the bottom and a blue screen will quickly flash and then reset. The computer keeps going in this cycle. I started the computer up and pressed F2 to check my settings, and it says "none" for hard drive. When I install my old HD the cpu loads up just fine. Can anyone tell me how to get the new HD to work since it has all of my work on there? The HD is about 6 months old.
Thanks

 

A:Emergency Help - College student with FINALS!!!

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My daughter is a college student so we bought her a S7-392-9890 ultralight laptop a few years ago.  It had problems with the battery dying and we sent it.  It was memory wiped and the orignal operating system reloaded on it.   The problem started happening again a few months later and it was sent to Level 2 diagnostic and service and it was determined to be a board problem all along and finally it got repaired without wiping it this time.   Here is the current problem, the screws in the bottom of the computer are falling out where they were loosened and replaced for the repair.  She has lost 2 of them and needs new ones.  Because she is a college student, she needs this daily and cannot send it in to Temple Texas to have 2 little screws put in.  It is used every day for both classroom work and also homework.  The turn around time on a repair like this is around 3 weeks.   All we need is two screws.  Right now it is being held together with duct tape.   Can someone tell me where to get two screws that will fit the bottom of this computer without having to send it in for a repair.  This is rediculous. Thank you for any help.

A:My daughter is a college student so we bought her ...

Hello, Could you post a picture indicating the missing screws? Thanks.

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Long story short I clicked on an email link and ended up enabling the Anitivirus 8, AV8, malware to invade my computer. It took over my explorer.exe and a zillion other things. Ended up booting in safe mode and using task manager to navigate to the internet where I found some previous help on this site.

What I did do, might not have been correct. Out of worry, I read a thread previously solved by a gentlemen on here who had the same AV8 virus. They gave links to the ComboFix which is what I downloaded and installed. It ran just like the guy said it would in the posts. Upon the 3rd start-up my computer was running better. But while ComboFix was in a stage 4 of its scan the computer blue screened and said "windows is shutting down to avoid damage".

When I restarted the system seemed to be fine but my internet explorer and firefox had some sort of redirect trojan that kept giving me a "www.antimalwarelist.com redirect when I tried to go to a site. I looked for all the AV8/Antivirus8 files and Combo Fix had rid my PC of them

So I scanned my computer with my AVG Free but it didn't go away even though threats were vaulted. I did a system restore...and that problem was solved.

However, my AVG still consistently finds Trojans in the System32 and Explorer.exe regions along with a few other random ones. Please help me get rid of these.

Windows Vista
Dell Inspiron

I've done everything I was suppose to do I think:

DDS (Ver_10-10-21.02) - NTFSx86
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A:Please help me (college student with Trojan/Malware)

Welcome to TSF :)

You will need to uninstall AVG because it will conflict with ComboFix.

Please delete your current copy of ComboFix and download another one here

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix


In your next reply, please include the log.

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Information on my computer:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1.40GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82852/82855 GM/GME Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 38154 MB, Free - 23963 MB;
Motherboard: Gateway , , Rev 1.0 , T3659J1006858
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

To start off with I had to resort to buying a used computer and thought that I had made a good purchase. The gentleman that I bought this computer from had stopped any kind of updates for this computer. I got it home and restored the update feature. Everything seemed fine with it until I had to do homework using excel and part of the program was missing. I got that fixed and everything seemed to be fine, wrong again. Since I bought this computer used I expected problems with it but nothing like this. First, any program that I try to run off or online are non responsive, when i try to use firefox it keeps crashing, my computer keeps freezing and is running as slow as molasses. The positive things in its favor is the fact that I have run an antivirus full scan, a malware full scan, ran ccleaner and ran a full spyware software only to find that there is nothing that is harmful on this computer. My questions are these: why would it keep freezing and the programs always be non re... Read more

A:Solved: college student almost in tears

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Greetings!

A friend has a Gateway PC approx 5 yrs old running XP Home. It doesn't have any PS/2 ports or serial ports. It came with a keyboard where the USB mouse plugged into the USB keyboard.

When the computer is booted the keyboard & mouse are recognized. I can get into bios and the keyboard works. If I go to the safemode options screen the keyboard works to select options. If I boot from a CD the keyboard works to select options. But if I boot into safe mode (or any other available options) the keyboard and mouse are both dead at the login screen. I tried booting (from this same options screen) to a previous configuration that worked, but still no luck. Gateway tech support told him it's likely the motherboard and tried to sell him one for $400. I'm thinking drivers (maybe a virus...?) but can't get into windows without the keyboard & mouse. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.
 

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Please Help

My desktop computer was in Hibenate mode and I unpluge the power to change the memory card then i took the memory and put it back again the same as it was . and after I did put the power back and try to push the button as usall nothing came to the monitor like is not connect to any video hard drive . I did test many things . I am just shock the keyboard and mouse are dead and even num lock of keybord doesn't respond and i did check all the mouse and keyboar is not out of order , even i did reset the BIOS of motherboar , i don't know what to do anymore . Is motherboard DEAD? I don't know .

please inform me .

thanks in advance .
 

A:Keyboard,Mouse,USB,dead and nothing on monitor

Are there any lights on the Computer at all (or even fan startup on Power supply

Other than checking the power source (ie have you tripped your circuit breaker)
It sounds as though the power supply unit inside your PC has died

One last option unplug the power cable
hold the PC power button in for 20 secs

Replg the power cord (firmly) in
Restart (well try)

Reply back
 

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I cleaned inside of computer and now usb ports not working, mouse and keyboard are dead. Any ideas? Monitor goes into sleep mode.

Hp Pavillion P7 1154
Wired mouse & keyboard
Acer S211HL monitor
 

A:Keyboard Mouse Dead after cleaning

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I just installed Fedora core on the computer I built a few months ago. I did not try to boot into windows. The next day, I completely redid my room and moved my computer onto another wall. I booted it the day after and none of the inputs (PS/2, USB, FireWire) worked.
I pushed the power button, It started booting. It asked if I wanted to boot into windows or linux, I pushed the down arrow on my keyboard and nothing happened. Uh-Oh. It booted Windows by default and brought me to the Welcome screen. I looked at my mouse and was relieved to see its LED turn on. I clicked on my account, and logged in. (Thank God I don't have a password). I found that the keyboard still didn't work.
I looked on the back of the computer and saw that I was using a PS/2 keyboard. I proceded to plug in a USB keyboard, and it still didn't work. I unplugged the mouse and put the keyboard in its place. It still didn't work. I put the mouse back in, and the LED didn't come on.
I reset and put the keyboard in place of the mouse. I could then select options on the boot manager, but my mouse didn't work, and as soon as I unplugged the keyboard, the USB port stopped responding.

I have never, ever seen anything like this before. I tried cleaning the dust out of my computer (not much, I've only had it for about 3 months or so), and I still have the same problem. It sounds a little like a short, but even the ports in the PCI cards I have don't work. What's especially weird is that the monitor is working thr... Read more

A:all inputs dead! no mouse, keyboard, anything.

Can you get into your BIOS setup utility?
Should be the DEL key at the ASUS AI Proactive POST overlay.
If not, read your motherboard manual for the procedure for reseting the CMOS, and then do so.

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Hi!First off, I truly appreciate everyone's help in advance. It is so kind of those with "computer knowledge" to take time to help out those of us who have NO idea what they are doing (like myself!) ;) My computer is running terribly. I'm a college student and if my computer keeps running this way I can foresee many, many hours spent in the library waiting to use the public computers...oh no! I seemed to have gotten one of those dreaded Google redirect viruses. I tried following clean up instructions and it may have been wiped out (I'm not sure, as in the past it has seemed to come and go). But my computer is a mess. I downloaded HiJack this and was wondering if someone could take a look at my log and give me input. Im also getting a message pop up when I first run it saying it cannot access the Host files. Im not sure what that means. Thank you (times a million!) If any other info is needed let me know. Have a great night!-ElleLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 7:59:37 PM, on 9/12/2011Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16800)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\McAfee Security Scan\2.0.181\SSScheduler.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Java\j... Read more

A:HiJack This Log (College Student having computer crisis!) :-0

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer! I am HelpBot: an automated program designed to help the Bleeping Computer Staff better assist you! This message contains very important information, so please read through all of it before doing anything. We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here. To help Bleeping Computer better assist you please perform the following steps:*************************************************** In order to continue receiving help at BleepingComputer.com, YOU MUST tell me if you still need help or if your issue has already been resolved on your own or through another resource! To tell me this, please click on the following link and follow the instructions there.CLICK THIS LINK >>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/logreply/418725 <<< CLICK THIS LINK If you no longer need help, then all you needed to do was the previous instructions of telling me so. You can skip the rest of this post. If you do need help please continue with Step 2 below.*************************************************** If you still need help, I would like you to post a Reply to this topic (click the "Add Reply" button in the lo... Read more

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I'm basically getting pop-ups every few minutes including but not limited to MyLuvCrush.com, Hollywood.com, etc. Next time, I'll try to get the exact text from the pop-up.

Thanks a bunch,

Evin S.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:51:35 PM, on 8/16/2007
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:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\keyhook.exe
C:\Program Files\X3watch\x3watch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\TalkBack\tbmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UpdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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A:Solved: Poor college student seeking computer help!

NOTE: If you have downloaded ComboFix previously please delete that version and download it again!

Download this file :

http://www.techsupportforum.com/sectools/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
or
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/Beta/ComboFix.exe

Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log

Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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Download Superantispyware (SAS) free home version

http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.html

Install it and double-click the icon on your desktop to run it.
It will ask if you want to update the program definitions, click Yes.
Under Configuration and Preferences, click the Preferences button.
Click the Scanning Control tab.
Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked:
o Close browsers before scanning
o Scan for tracking cookies
o Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
o Please leave the others unchecked.
o Click the Close button to leave the control center screen.
On the main screen, under Scan for Harmful Software click Scan your computer.
On the left check C:\Fixed Drive.
On the right, under Complete Scan, choose Perform Complete Scan.
Click Next to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
After the scan is complete a summary box will appear. Click OK.
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Ok so here is the run-down of what's going on.. I just typed out paragraphs describing the situation but accidentally deleted it So here is my frustrated recount of it all.

My friend (a poor college student) recently came across a disk read error when booting his computer. Even though his BIOS detected his hard drive as a 160 gig Western Digital, it couldn't read from it. I took it upon myself to hook up his hard drive to my laptop through an external enclosure and windows explorer couldn't acces it for reading/writing duties. I ran some file recovery software on it and all that came up were various random windows-related files. I advised my friend that the hard drive was definitely shot, so I ordered him a new Samsung 160 gig considering I had found mixed reviews of the failed Western Digital hard drive online.

After the new one came in, I installed it into his laptop without a hitch. But, when I went to install Vista through my own Vista ultimate dvd, it would freeze about 70% along (the finalizing install phase)... he doesn't have his vista dvd from gateway. When I attempted install of XP, it won't even recognize a hard drive. Funny thing is, I tried installing Ubuntu it installs and run fine, but neither me nor him have experience with Linux systems. I even went as far as installing the new hard drive into my dell laptop and installing vista... which went fine. But once I swapped it back over into the gateway laptop the windows splash screen wou... Read more

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Title pretty much sums my situation up, I did make a thread previously but perhaps it wasn't eye catching enough. I am by no means a computer wiz which is why I am in dire need of help. Thank you in advance.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:54:29 PM, on 11/19/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)

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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\1XConfig.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pctspk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Panasonic\HotKey Appendix\HKEYAPP.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\B'SCLI~1\Win2K\BSCLIP.exe
C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\OmniPageSE2.0\OpwareSE2.exe
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A:College student, paper due tomorrow, PC infected, PLEASE HELP! (HJT log Inside)

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I have an HP Pavilion Notebook running XP Home SP2. It boots ok and windows starts ok to the desktop but then both the mouse and keyboard are dead. I've tried booting from the OS disk and the keyboard works fine using the recovery console. I've tried a safe boot, last good config option, a usb mouse and I have an HP docking station for this notebook using an Ir mouse and keyboard and they won't work either. I've read other similar posts here but no help from those solutions. If I have to reload the OS, I could use help on saving the data. Can you tell me what the default mouse and keyboard driver filenames are and the command line to expand them from the OS recovery disk? Any Suggestions?
 

A:Mouse and Keyboard dead after windows starts

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Hi

Wife reported dead mouse etc this morning.
Pressed start/stop button to reboot; chdsk came in, very slow, found 2 file index errors, which it fixed? (1 was config.xml file) and then it hung on reboot just before win login screen, with blank screen and centred mouse.
Pressed start/stop again and rebooted. Went through win login OK, desktop arrives, half way through startup keyboard and mouse go dead.
Tried different mouse, rebooted etc. same again.
Where do I go from here please?

A:Dead mouse and keyboard half way through startup

Run virus/malware programs.

Safe mode - Check your event logs!

Also, you can go into the Control Panel>System>Advanced - Click the Settings tab for performance and select "Adjust for best performance."

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One day when i turned on my inspiron 530 computer from DELL (Windows Vista), the computer was telling me that something was very wrong with my computer. Before "Setup", it was saying that with my permission it would set itself back in time to a time when it was working properly. I didnt see any sign of error prior to this so i said no, and did so for the next few days. Then one day, i said yes. The computer was working well for the rest of the day.

The next day, i turned on the computer and the Monitor has no signal from the mother-board, the mouse was dead and so was the keybord. The fans in the box were spinning very fast and very loud. There were lights on in the mother-board and there seemes to be an alarm going off inside the box.

My questions are what happened and what can i do?

I send you this e-mail through an alternate computer.

CARL Danzel In Distress!

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Hi

Guys I need help in this matter

My machine hangs suddenly when I work or download something, that too very frequently. My keyboard and mouse go dead they don't respond to any of my commands. I even tried upgrading my drivers using Uniblue Driver Scanner and updated but it is still giving me the same problem. Here is my System Config

80 GB Hard disk
1.23 GB RAM
Pentium[R] D CPU 2.80GHz
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 2002 Service Pack 2

This is my system config. And one more thing I even installed an Anti-Crash Software even with that my system just hangs

Please help me in this matter

Waiting for your reply

Regards

Nitishbpo
 

A:System Hang Keyboard, Mouse Dead

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When it is time to enter the password when attempting to start WinXP Pro SP3 in safe mode the keyboard and mouse are non functional.

Anyone know why would that be?
 

A:Keyboard/Mouse Dead In Safe Mode.

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Running windows XP home edition. If I boot to safe mode (F8) my keyboard and mouse are inop. Both are usb connected.
 

A:Keyboard & mouse dead in safe mode

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 and yesterday my laptop fell from my table onto carpet. When I picked it up everything seemed to be working fine so I put it away,  but today when trying to turn it on, it keeps going to start up repair and saying it cannot repair it. Sometimes a restore to earlier point dialogue appears and after hitting yes it does nothing. I ran the Farbar Recovery Scan and this is the text for it. 
 
Mod Edit:  Removed FRST log, it is a malware tool and such logs are not troubleshooting tools and are not to be posted in this forum - Hamluis.
 
If anybody could help that be great!
-Becca

A:Dropped computer, stuck in start up repair, college student help!

Usually after a hard knock like that the damage will be to hardware, not software like the operating system.  The first thing to do, if you are comfortable in doing this, would be to check and see that the hdd and RAM is still properly seated.  Other than that about all you can do is to run Memtest86 to check the RAM and the manufacturer's diagnostic tool for your hdd. Memtest86 Instructions***** A. If you have more than one RAM module installed, try starting computer with one RAM stick at a time.NOTE Keep in mind, the manual check listed above is always superior to the software check, listed below. DO NOT proceed with memtest, if you can go with option AB. If you have only one RAM stick installed......run memtest...1. Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)2. Unzip downloaded memtest86+-....iso.zip file.3. Inside, you'll find memtest86+-....iso file.4. Download, and install ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/5. Insert blank CD into your CD drive.6. Open ImgBurn, and click on Write image file to disc7. Click on Browse for a file... icon:8. Locate memtest86+-....iso file, and click Open button.9. Click on ImgBurn green arrow to start burning bootable memtest86 CD:10. Once the CD is created, boot from it, and memtest will automatically start to run.  A side note.  You may need to change the boot order in the BIOS so that the DVD/CD-ROM the first device in the boot order to be able to boot from the CD you created.The running program will look somet... Read more

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Hello. I believe I've been infected by Malware fro DirX Videos or something. I have Kaspersky installed on my computer already. I guess it didn't catch it until i accidentally installed the stuff... I believe i got rid of most of the viruses through malwarebytes. I've also cleaned out registry errors through CCleaner, but i guess the infection in my computer is still here... My Computer's internet is going extremely slow and it's just horrible. =/... I was hoping you guys can look at it... I run windows 7 on a hp dv4-2165dx.... thanks and please respond quickly.

Im a student at UC Irvine and this laptop is extremely needed for me. lmfao ='(

A:ClickPotato Viruses... Please Help. College student in need of a clean computer fast!

I'm sorrry i wasn't sure how i was suppose to do this i forgot.

Here attached is the attach.txt and ark.txt in that order.


UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED, DO NOT POST THIS LOG.
IF REQUESTED, ZIP IT UP & ATTACH IT
DDS (Ver_10-10-21.02)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Install Date: 6/25/2010 4:30:24 AM
System Uptime: 10/24/2010 11:58:10 AM (7 hours ago)
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard | | 140A
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz | CPU | 2133/1066mhz
==== Disk Partitions =========================
C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 447 GiB total, 338.098 GiB free.
D: is FIXED (NTFS) - 19 GiB total, 3.03 GiB free.
E: is FIXED (FAT32) - 0 GiB total, 0.093 GiB free.
F: is CDROM ()
==== Disabled Device Manager Items =============
==== System Restore Points ===================
RP106: 10/16/2010 12:36:01 AM - Installed Mojo
RP107: 10/16/2010 12:40:45 AM - Removed Mojo
RP108: 10/19/2010 12:22:34 PM - Windows Update
RP109: 10/22/2010 2:27:46 PM - Windows Update
RP110: 10/22/2010 2:57:45 PM - Windows Update
RP111: 10/22/2010 11:54:30 PM - Windows Update
RP112: 10/24/2010 12:45:20 AM - Windows Update
==== Installed Programs ======================
7-Zip 4.65
Acoustica Effects Pack
Acoustica Mixcraft 5
Acrobat.com
ActiveCheck component for HP Active Support Library
Adobe AIR
Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX
Adobe Flash Player 10 Plugin
Adobe Reader 9.4.0 MUI
Adobe Shockwave Player
AIM 7
Aleks 3.13
Antares Auto-Tune Evo TDM
Antares Auto-Tune... Read more

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