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Host - Host VPN not symetric

Q: Host - Host VPN not symetric

I have a host-host VPN set up between a Cisco SR520 router and a PIX 515E. Connection at my end is AT&T DSL, static IP, netopia DSL modem. Don't know the service at the other end, but I do know it is a web hosting company.

I can ping the designated host computer at the other end via the VPN tunnel. They cannot reliably ping my end. If I have ping -t running to the other end, a ping coming my way works. Otherwise, not. The last two Cisco techs I have spoken with have no clue (and they have logged into both routers to examine the configuration).

Early on, we had a 2Wire DSL modem. AT&T acknowledged that its SPI firewall can be problematic. They recommended the netopia as being more transparent. Its firewall has been totally disabled.


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A: Host - Host VPN not symetric

When you can't ping through the tunnel, how long is it after the last session through the tunnel? Did you do a show crypto isakmp sa to see if the tunnel is still up? Depending on the settings of the keep alives and hellos over the tunnel, the tunnel could have been brought down due to inactivity. But normally, the tunnel should just re-establish itself on the next keep alive/hello interval. If the tunnel is down, it will take a minute or so before traffic moves across the tunnel again due to the overhead of the tunnel being brought up.

What is your exact network layout? Are you doing a remote VPN configuration or a LAN to LAN (site to site) configuration where the VPN tunnel is between the SR520 and the 515E. The above assumes you are doing a LAN to LAN tunnel. Also, is the DSL modem you have bridged or still operating as a router. If it is still operating as a router, you should turn the modem into a pure modem and not a modem/router.

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I'm running Windows 7 Pro 64-bit, and have installed the Virtual XP mode.  A long time ago Virtual XP was fully running, with access to host resources (drives etc).  But my system underwent some software changes, and then Virtual XP could no longer
access the host resources.  After trying (unsuccessfully) all the tricks found on several forums, I decided to uninstall then reinstall Virtual XP, which I have just done.  But I still can't access host drives.  Here's how Virtual XP is set
Workgroup name is set to the same as my host (confirmed in 'My Computer'/Properties/Name);
Networking 'Adapter 1' set to my host's NIC;  I have assigned a fixed IP address to the Virtual XP (this has worked previously; all devices on my Win7 network have fixed addresses, for good reason).

Integration Features has ticks in the boxes for those host drives I want to access from VXP.
I can successfully ping the host, via name or IP address;  I can successfully ping web sites by name (e.g. 'yahoo.com').  But when I open Windows Explorer and open the 'My Network Places' tree, it opens down to the name of my host workgroup, but
when I click on that workgroup name, after several seconds it pops up an error box saying: "<workgroupname> is not accessible.  You might not have permission to use this network resource.  <blah blah>.  The service has not been
Any suggestions on how to get access to my host... Read more

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IBM Connect Direct application used for Host to Host connectivity has been picked up as a Trojan Virus by some Microsoft Security Products including Defender, System Centre Endpoint Protection, System Centre Endpoint
Protection 2012 and Security Essentials.

The result is that Connect Direct is deleted by the security software.
Question: What will be the implication of excluding this from the security policy?

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I was trying to enter a new host file on one of our remote user?s laptop and when I went to open the file it showed a bunch of Chinese symbols and wouldn?t let me do anything with it? I tried deleting it and then tried to build a new host file from scratch and the same thing happened??? I?ve never seen this before. Any suggestions?

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I have a local area network of four Windows 7 PCs. The PCs are named Term1, Term2, Term3 and Term4.

Term1 is the server PC.

When I map to Term1 from the other Terms(2,3 and 4) I always used the command:
Net use F: \\Term1\c /user:Admin 1234

This worked fine before; now it suddenly refuses to connect this way ? I have to replace Term1 with the actual IP address of Term1 for it to work.

have tried the following Admin CMD commands:

int ip reset

All of these commands make no difference; I just can't connect using the server name (Term1).

What I strangely noticed is that from any of the terminals connected to Term1 (using the IP address); if I use, for example, ping Term1,
I get an address return of;
this address of will
display if I ping to Term2, Term3 or Term4.

I cannot find any solution on the web for this strange problem.

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I need drivers for an old cable mark as (Wiretec)  USB host to host bridge which contain the chip GL620USB-A , It has color like Green and aboud 2 meters.

Does someone know where I can find a device driver so that USB will work. Right now only my USB host to host bridge is not recognized/enabled. I can't find anywhere a device driver; neither on the included CD(It's damaged) nor the internet.

If there's no driver available, are there any alternatives so.

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I need help, not 30 lashes with a wet noodle. I feel stupid enough already.

I think I have a failed uninstall of Norton Internet Securities 2004 and I may not have completely removed MSN 9.0 either. The machine was handed down to me from my fifteen year old daughter, who feels that it has "a bunch of Trojans".

It is a Presario S5000NX running WinXP SP2. It has two XP clients, one of which can access the internet and be seen (usually) by other machines. The 95 client can be seen by all machines but cannot see any of them. The samba (Mandrake 10.1) client can't be seen but can (usually) see the host, 95 client, and one XP client, and can access the internet. The other XP client cannot be seen or go online, but can (usually) access files from (some of) the other computers. The samba client double-boots in Win2000 and can then access the host, 95 client, and accessible XP client, but cannot be seen. The 95 client cannot access the internet.

This ethernet LAN connectivity is subject to change without notice or apparent reason.

It is currently running AVG free and Sygate free; whenever I try to install stronger security software, I lose network connectivity (which is hardly perfect in the first place) and have to run an XP system restore.

I can also scan across the network with NOD32 on a client computer. Neither it nor AVG nor Ad-Aware nor Spybot turn anything up.

Let's start with a hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
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A:XP fileshare and ICS host with a host of problems

get the new HJT from here and repost the new log.


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Multiple variations of this warning cause computer to lock up, as well as be inaccessible to Remote Desktopm

A:The protocol host process 1444 did not respond and is being forcibly terminated {filter host process 0}.

Can you try uninstalling the latest Windows Defender upgrade ?
Else you can try stopping the entire service itself.

Sumesh P - Microsoft Online Community Support

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Hi, I have win8 Enterprise. when i connection to internet two service with names service host: Network service and service host: local system download automatically, i thought that it relate to windows update but automatic update is off and my windows is up to date. what is the problem? what can i do that stop them's download?

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I am using Windows XP home edition.

I posted this in the wrong forum, a few days ago: and was advised to post it here,
with a new hjt log. They did say that I had more serious problems than just my host file needing to be restored. They also said that there didn't seem to be a firewall. How can I find out if I'm using Window's firewall?

Arovax Shield popped up a message: "Warning: Your Windows host file was hijacked. It is recommended to restore host file."

1. Now I can't use my anti-virus program, because it stalls (freezes) before it finishes.

2. I can't use Panda or any other on-line scanner, because it too freezes before it can

3. I can't shutdown my computer - not even cold boot! I have to completely unplug it!

4. I can't do a system restore, to a previous date. (I've tried several previous dates).

I have no idea how to restore the host file, and I have no idea how it was hijacked.

Here is my new HJT log: (I hope it will be of some help)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:37:56 PM, on 12/03/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
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A:Solved: "Your Windows host file was hijacked. It is recommended to restore host file."

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Thanks for your advice. I've transferred my problem to "Malware Removal & Hijack This Logs", as you suggested.

How do I delete this thread??

A:"Your Windows host file was hijacked. It is recommended to restore host file."

Try deleting or renaming the Hosts file.
It will be recreated, so no harm to try.
It's at:
It's named "HOSTS- no extension.
You can open this file with Notepad of you're curious enough to see what it says.

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Hi, I keep getting the following message "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services has encountered a problems and needs to close." Short after that I lose my Internet connection. I went to the chat and was asked to post a HijackThis log here. I ran Adaware and Spybot and deleted what it found.Below please find my HijackThis logLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 19:12:56, on 04.09.2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exeC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exeC:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Marmiko Shared\MZCCntrl.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exeC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exeC:\Programme\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\WINDOWS ... Read more

A:Generic Host Problem - Loosing Internet Connection / Generic Host Problem

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.Your log is clean, so I don't think the issue is malware related. But let's see if we can figure it out for you.Click Start -> Run -> eventvwr.mscLook in SYSTEM and APPLICATIONS for anything around the time you are getting the error.Double click on anything you see with a red X, press the Copy button, and then paste it here in your next reply.

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I'm here through a circuitous path. It started with an alert from Windows Defender Beta2 after latest update (1.14.1396) on 4/13/06. Message was "Possible Hosts file Hijack", Description: This program has potentially unwanted behavior. Resources: file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts" Found no useful additional info at WD Beta2 site. So I started search to learn about hosts file. Found and read bleeping FAQs, posts, etc., on hosts files. There are pages and pages on this topic and many different suggested HOSTS file installations and various ways to install them. Mostly Greek to me (beta.. ha!). It's all VERY confusing. This much I know: I have 2 hosts files, both in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\ , one is hosts, named "hosts iCalendar file 1kb". I can't figure out how to open it. The other is "HOSTS file 31 kb", opening it in notepad shows the following: 1.httpdads.com #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 207-87-18-203.wsmg.digex.net #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 a.mktw.net #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 a.tribalfusion.com #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 a207.p.f.qz3.net #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 a3.suntimes.com #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 actionsplash.com #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 ad.abcnews.com #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 ad.adsmart.net #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 ad.adtraq.com #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 ad.atlas.cz #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 ad.au.doubleclick.net #SpySweeperCASS127.0.0.1 ad.be.doublec... Read more

A:Hosts (host, Host, Hosts, Hosts) Files

Spy Sweeper has a two step HOSTS file protection which includes notification and prompt to allow/disallow a change to the HOSTS file and a Host File Shield.Hosts File FAQS: http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htmHow to Use a Hosts File:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/hosts-files-explained/http://castlecops.com/article-5660-nested-0-0.htmlBlocking Unwanted Sites with a Hosts Filehttp://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htmEditor's Note posted at mvps.org: In most cases a large HOSTS file (over 135 kb) tends to slow down the machine. This only occurs in W2000 and XP. Windows 98 and ME are not affected.(scroll down the page about halfway)

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Q: Host

Hello thanks for any advice in advance.I ran a scan and the antivirus program found a host change but didnt say anything about it just wondering if there is a bug.I ran a hijack log please take a look.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:26:43 AM, on 2/21/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSC\mcshell.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkI... Read more

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Can someone please recommend a "free" Host for my Web Pages?

Best Regards,

Q: Host


Lookin' for a Host for my WebSite. (cgi bin and the usual stuff). No Ads. I can pay (a little...heheh).
Thanks in advance.



Try here:

Take your pick.

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Anyone familiar with DMZ Host or anything familiar ? As I'm looking for a secure and reliable way to access ones NAS anywhere, anyplace regardless if it's a desktop or mobile ?

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im currently on a router and have no firewall hwo do i host games in wc3?

A:how to host in wc3

Are you having problems hosting the games, or have you not yet tried?

Either way, here's something I found using Google that should explain what you need to do, if you need anymore help, feel free to ask!

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If I want to host a game in Warcraft III the frozen throne. No one can join my game. Theres a error window "The game was not found"
Oh and i have a Vdsl Wlan modem from Swisscom and Bluewin.

Pls can someone help me? I thank everyone who can help.

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heres whats up. when im on erols as my isp. i cant view ANYTHING on my webhost when i use IE and opera7. but if i connect to AOL thru the erols isp i can view my stuff thru the aol browser but not IE and opera 7. if im completely on aol isp i can view all my files in all 3 browsers. do u kno why ths is happening. aol is not my main isp and its getin me frustrated. heres an example to a file http://wicked.nopbot.com/pics/r34paint.jpg . thanx for your time and effort and by the way everyone cept me can view the files all the time. its just me that it wont show to =( and i have ie 6

A:cant see ANYTHING on own web host.

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Does anyone know of a webhost where I can make my web page for free. I made my web page with FrontPage, now i just need to find a host, but most of the ones i've cheked out dont support FrontPage.

A:Web Host

Here is a site with several free web hosting services to choose from for your page. When you get it up, post the url?

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I won a notebook computer and i am not sure about these warning boxes that pop up when i turn it on. It is an ACER straight from Tiawan an not too many people around here know about them.
The first box is titled "Od Host and has a red X inside the box with this message:
xcocreate Instance
status is 0x80040154

then when i x that another box comes us that reads:
Runtime error and inside the box:
wireless-G Notebook Adapter with speedbooster/WPC54cfg.exe

abnormal program termination
and an OK box

Does anyone know what this is?
If i x them i can use the computer normally - but it just started that......
thank you for any help!

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I have been usjng WS-FTP for years but recently I got a new computer and in the process I lost my connect routine. I use ev1.net as the host name and get "oh oh" reply from the automated voice. Can someone tell me what the proper host entry should be?

A:Host name for WS-FTP

I've never heard of ev1.net before, but have you tried ftp.ev1.net?

Looked on their site, found this


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Ive got 6 or 7 svchost.exe processes running at one time. is this normal?


A:SVC host?


Yes, perfectly normal.

There have been several threads on this subject - do a search in this forum for svchost.

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I can't login to my Web Host's cpanels (control panels). I have 2 Sites and 2 Hosts but can't access either. I can get to the login page, but when I login, I get a 401 (Not Authorized or Access Denied).
It worked fine before.
I have tried on 2 PC's and a MAC (even had a friend try it on his computer). Tried it on IE (3 versions) and Mozilla 6 and 3.

I recently installed- uninstalled Zone Alarm??
I reformatted (clean).
A thought just came to me as I write...Do you think I should reinstall Zone Alarm?

I'm stuck!
Hope somebody can help..
Thank You,



A:can't log to web host

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When I changed my email addy at eBay because I was dumping the crappy Yahoo email, eBay sent back a confirmation that listed my IP addy as being the same as my ISP Host. Q: What is a ISP Host?? should the numbers be the same?? I don't care about posting the IP addy, it's O.K.. Thanks.From eBayChange of email address request was made from:IP Address: Host: you,eBayEDIT: Moved to a more appropriate forum-MG

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Is it possible to be my own web host? I have a huge (500meg) site and have lost my free host and don't want to pay for another, and my bandwidth is huge. If I have a cable modem is this possible? And how to?

A:Can I be my own web host?

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Hi, I have looked around on google but I am not having too much luck figuring out how to be able to hose on WC3. I have a SpeedStream 6520 Router. What I have read is that port 6112 needs to be open in order to host for WC3. I think I have done that but it still wont work, so I am thinking it is still wrong. Would someone be able to show me how to be able to host in WC3 from basically the ground up?

A:How to Host in WC3: TFT

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I downloaded the IE Hosts files from one of the stickies at the top of the page.

It says that it stops ads, and pop ups and all that good stuff.

I put the file in C: and then I unzipped it, and put the second unzipped file into C:\Windows.

I decided to test it out on sites i knew with pop ups and ads, but it did not stop any of the pop ups or ads.

Could it be it just didnt work on certain sites? or is it that I have not installed it properly?

Thank you

A:Need help using the IE Host


I'm not that tech savvy, so if I asked a really stupid question, please let me know guys. Thanx

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I'm searching for free web hosts at the moment but while i do which ones do you guys n gals recommend thats:

At least 20megs space
Has a WYSIWYG building program thing


Also page statistics too, not asking anyone to do the research for me just asking if anyone knows any.

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Recently I've been playing alot of online games and everytime I host games, people aren't able to join. Some people who use the same Inernet provider as me however, can join the game. Anyone know how to fix this?

I'm on windows xp home with a cable modem.

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Ok, this is going to be a simple question,

you see, I'm pretty noob at anything concerning networking especially when it is video game networking.

Me and my friend are trying to host a game in Heroes of Might and Magic V, but we simply can't, and I would like to get basic help to make it work.

On my side, I have a D-Link DIR-625 router, and I don't know how to access the main control panel, if I can say. I know you gotta type something in your Internet browser, but "home" and stuff like this doesn't seem to work. Anyway, what do I basically need to do? Sometimes I hear about opening ports or something, but this is my second problem.

My friend, on his side, can host games on Warcraft 3, he said he managed to open ports or something to make it work. But when he tried to host on HOMM, it didn't work, even though we had opened the ports (or we thought we had).

Is there anything that is more simple that we could do to host online matches on video games? Like, something that would always work and that doesn't require to be an expert tech guy

It has probably been asked before, but I couldn't find anything relevant.

A:I can't host anything

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Q: Host

What are those host files?
Also, WIndows Defender notified me that something tried to remove host file of hotmail and replace it with or something similar

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:36:46 AM, on 2/13/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\DJSNETCN.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\SharedComponents\CA_LIC\LogWatNT.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\NAV\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\NAV\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
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Maybe nothing but best to zap em!
Download the Hoster from:


UnZip the file and press "Restore Original Hosts" and press "OK". Exit


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basically eset found that my thumbdrive is infected with something called win32/trojandropper.small.apl as host.exe
but for some reason eset doesnt remove it
ive tried deleting it using cmd but it cant be found
is it harmful? how do i remove it? any help would be appreciated

A:HELP! host.exe

Please download Norman Malware Cleaner and save to your desktop.alternate download linkNote: If you previously used Norman, delete that version and download it again as the tool is frequently updated!Be sure to read all the information Norman provides on that same page.Double-click on Norman_Malware_Cleaner.exe to start. Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
The tool is very slow to load as it uses a special driver. This is normal so please be patient.Read the End User License Agreement and click the Accept button to open the scanning window.For usb flash drives or other removable drives not listed, use the Add button to browse to the drives location, click on the drive to highlight and choose Ok.Click Start Scan to begin.In some cases Norman Malware Cleaner may require that you restart the computer to completely remove an infection. If prompted, reboot to ensure that all infections are removed.After the scan has finished, a log file a log file named NFix_date_time (i.e. NFix_2009-06-22_07-08-56.log) will be created on your desktop with the results.Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (v1.50.1) and save it to your desktop.Double-click on the setup file to install, then follow these instructions for doing a Quick Scan in normal mode. Don't forget to check for database definition updates through the program's interface (preferable method) before scanning.Malwarebytes' may "make changes to your registry" as part of... Read more

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ok i just subscribed to a web-hoster to set up my g/f's candle business. what now? do i need to go out and buy a domain for her site? or is the host all i need? also, does anyone have any recommendations on where to buy a domain? thx

A:to host or not to host

The answers may depend on the web hosting service. Have you checked with the service you signed up with to see if they offer domain name registration?

Some paid hosting services, like http://www.netidentity.com/, may offer one or more choices of a preset domain name with a customized sub-domain as part of their hosting package. For example, let's say the hosting company's web site home page at was www.webhoster.com . They may give you a domain name like www.mycandlecompany.webhoster.com .

Other paid hosting services, like http://www.lunarpages.com/, may include free domain domain name registration as part of an annual hosting fee.

There are also domain name registration services like www.godaddy.com.

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So what I want here is more of a discussion than answers to specific problems.

I run my own business doing home and small office computer repair, and it seems that recently (in the last couple weeks) I've been gettin an alarming number of problems relating to svchost. Windows claims to have a patch for it, but the patch seems unpredictable at best.

So here're my questions: Has anyone else noticed a similar trend? What's causing this, and what can we do about it? Fixing the problem has been relatively trivial. What I want is a method by which we can prevent the problem in the first place.

I'd greatly appreciate any input.


A:svc host

As I understand it, if you have all Windows critical updates [or SP2] the patch would have been included and works ok.

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i had to share my computer with my brother. he figured out a way to access all my files, so i encrypted them. then a few days later, i backed up the hdd onto a portable hdd. needless to say a week later, i needed to reformat. now, how can i recover the encrypted data w/o the key or the symetric crap and the whatnot, if its even possible.

i realize how dificuilt this will be so, i honestly dont expect a response. just putting it out there.

A:Encrypted files but...not right symetric codeing

:chef: Well, how did you encrypt the data files. Are you running XP? Need more info about the specifics to help you.

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We are using hostheaders for our websites (for transparency reasons ... so if the website changes server, the user is unaware as no server name is mentioned in url).. The only problem is the sites are taking approx. 15 seconds to load. We do not want to add any entries to local host / lmhost files (would involve visiting every desktop), and we have already placed entries into WINS and DNS. Website is running on W2K advanced and desktops are Windows 98.... Anyone any idea's how to speed up access to these websites using host headers?

A:host headers

Ever tried just the web servers IP address? Then it won't have to be resolved by WINS or a DNS server.

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Checking To see my host files have not been tamped with by spyware before using spybot search and destroys security defense. Check my Log and give me the ok that they have not been tampeered

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While I'm waiting for possible answers to my other thread another question arose. I installed IE Host File as suggested in the Security Thread by dvk01 but I am getting a message that Win32/Hostblock is a virus located in C:/Windows/system32/drivers/etc/. Is this just a false alarm because I downloaded the IE Host File?

I am also getting the message something is unable to access its data dirctory. It's either invalid, unreachable or another program is accessing.

I'm sorry to be such a bother trying to figure all this out.

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Hi guys, I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64, BSOD reproduced as follow
- My PC: Connect to the internet via 3G modem, internet connection shared via LAN
- Another PC: Connected to LAN, ping google worked
- My PC: Nothing happens
- Another PC: Open firefox

I've updated all of my 3rd party hardware driver that available yesterday using driver genius, but problem still exist


Regards, zno3

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Quote: Originally Posted by zno3

Hi guys, I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64, BSOD reproduced as follow
- My PC: Connect to the internet via 3G modem, internet connection shared via LAN
- Another PC: Connected to LAN, ping google worked
- My PC: Nothing happens
- Another PC: Open firefox

I've updated all of my 3rd party hardware driver that available yesterday using driver genius, but problem still exist


Regards, zno3

These are all related to cFosSpeed Driver. It is a known cause of BSOD's and even I had to remove it.

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