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Windows 7 Offline Files Issue - The system has detected a possible attempt to compromise security.

Q: Windows 7 Offline Files Issue - The system has detected a possible attempt to compromise security.

I have looked through all the similar threads but still couldn't find a solution to this. We have Windows 7 machines logging into a Windows 2008 AD networks. While on the network, our clients are set to use internal DNS set by DHCP. A few of our
folks have offline files setup on their home drives. These users can successfully log onto their computers offline. When they attempt to access their offline files however, they receive the message "The system has detected a possible attempt
to compromise security. Please ensure that you can contact the server that authenticated you" along with the option to provide their credentials. Entering their credentials fails of course. The work around for them is to disconnect from the wireless network
or disable the WLAN card. At that point they can access their offline files. But as soon as they reboot, they receive the same message. If they reboot with the WLAN card disabled, they will not receive this message and are able to access their
offline files. Additionally these users are setup with VPN. If they enable VPN, the issue is corrected and they can again access their offline files.

We've attempted removing and rejoining to AD, removing their user profiles and completely rebuilding the laptop from scratch. It appears when the laptop is connected to a wireless network, it wants to contact our AD network. The articles below haven't offered
a solution.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938457

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/172931

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So this isn't a question but wanted to post here an issue that we had and now have resolved in the hopes that it may help someone else.
We have mostly Windows 7 workstations connected to a single Domain (2 AD servers, 2 DNS) and began to get calls requesting assistance in changing passwords as we force password resets every 60 days.  The error that our users were getting was "The
system detected a possible attempt to compromise security".  The end result was an update (KB3172605) was causing the issue and after uninstalling the update this issue is now resolved. The reason I wanted to post it here is that the error is not
indicative of where the issue lies and when looking on these forums there were some older issues / responses which pointed to firewall or DNS but this turned out to be my issue.  
If anything changes about this I will post it here just hope it helps.

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At work, there's another server in a different domain and when accessing shares we sometime get the message prompt for credentials and system detected compromised security...etc.  It's very random in nature, although, once the share comes up it then
never prompts afterwards for that session.  It's 2008 server win 7 clients.

jim_ea

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Hey guys, wondering if anyone can ehlp me with this problem. I'm totally stumped. I setup a network with one 2003 server and about 10 workstations. What is happening is that the workstations are spiratically losing connections to the network resources on the server (shared drives, printers, etc.). The funny thing is that there is always a connection (you can run pings and everything is connected. The workstations can see each other but can't see the server's resources or presence in my network places. When I access the shared drives I get an alert that says "The system detected a possible attempt to compromise security blah blah blah." Sometimes it happens to all the workstations and sometimes it just happens to a few. At times it even occurs on a single user account reguadless of the location. Has anyone ever experienced this before? What could be the problem?
 

A:"The system detected a possible attempt to compromise security..."

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I have Windows 7 64bit Pro and Ultimate clients, and Windows Server 2003 R2 32bit domain.  All systems are fully updated.  I have no problem with Windows XP clients.
When the Win7 clients try to browse to a network share, such as \\servername they get the following error message:
The system has detected a possible attempt to compromise security. Please ensure that you can contact the server that authenticated you.
Sometimes, I also get the following message:
Windows needs your current credentials to ensure network connectivity.  Please lock this computer, then unlock it using your most recent password or smart card. To lock your computer, press CTRL-ALT-DEL and then press Enter.
Of course, authentication should be automatic and behind the scenes.  These messages should not come up.  But even when I type in my credentials or lock/unlock as it says, there is no change.

A:possible attempt to compromise security

 
Hi,
 
Please refer to the following article to troubleshoot the issue.
 
You receive a "The system has detected a possible attempt to compromise security" error message when you try to include security settings for a user from different domain in a local domain folder
 
Thanks,
Novak

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I have Windows 7 Ultimate on my laptop. I have a Windows Server 2008R2 server, set up as a domain controller. The laptop is part of the domain. When I try to access mapped drives, often I get an error that the drive is unavailable and that there has been
a possible attempt to compromise security. Sometimes it gives me a user/pass dialog to enter, and of those times, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes I don't get a dialog at all. Most times I have to restart the laptop in order to connect
to the mapped drives.
 
Possibly related... When I initially did this, when I hovered over the wireless icon in system tray, the tooltip said the name of the domain under the AP name. Now it just says (internet access) under the AP name.
 
I found a post somewhere that suggested changing a group policy setting relating to timeout of the logins (don't remember it off hand), so I went in on the server and made a change to the group policy. However, my laptop cannot find a domain controller when
I try to force gpupdate. Active Directory cannot find a DC, either. Somehow my laptop continues to allow me to log in using a domain user/pass (which is a domain admin), however, it doesn't seem to find a DC for those other purposes. In my past experience
after a number of days, a laptop (different laptop, different domain, different place) would stop allowing login until it found a DC, however this has been going on for months, and I'm still able to log in.
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A:Attempt to Compromise Security - Mapped Drives

I would suggest dis-joining and re-joining the laptop from the domain.  See the following article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295017
After dis-joining from the domain, delete and re-create the computer account in Active Directory.  In order to dis-join from the domain, simply join a dummy workgroup.
 

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hi I turned my omputer on the other day went to get a snack and when i came back it was littered with open internet explorer pages to a specific site. My desktop was also red in colour for some reason with a big x on it saying your privacy is at risk. I also have some random programs installed automatically such as error cleaner and privacy protector. I immedialty realised this was a virus type thing an did a norton scan but nothing came up. I noticed many other people had this problem as well but could not come to a solution from reading their posts. Computer goes very slow..........am worried. Thanks in advance
 

A:Windows has detected an internet security attempt

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Hi,

Symptoms:
"Windows has detected an Internet attack attempt...Protect your PC from Internet attacks, click here to download spyware remover ...

Symptoms:

1)Virus pop-up alerts. Says it?s a ?Windows Security Alert? warning:
windows has detected an internet attack attempt... somebody's trying to infect your pc with spyware or harmful viruses. run full system scan now to protect your pc from internet attacks, hijacking attempts and spyware! click here to download spyware remover for total protection
This happens very often.

2) Icons for ?Error Cleaner? ?Privacy Protector? and ?Spyware & Malware protection? all of which link to addresses starting ?viruswebprotect.com.?

3) Another pop-up, Spyware Alert ?Security Warning!? it reads:
security warning! worm.win32.netsky detected on your machine. this virus is distributed via the internet through e-mail and active-x objects. the worm has its own smtp engine wich means it gathers e-mails from your local computerand re-distributes itself. In worst cases this worm can allow attackers to access your computer, stealing passwords and personal data. This process should be removed from your system.


Hijakthis log file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 08:39:12, on 17.04.2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOW... Read more

A:windows security alert "Windows has detected an Internet attack attempt

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One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.

This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files without your knowledge.

If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

You can read this: How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?

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"Windows has detected an Internet attack attempt...Protect your PC from Internet attacks, click here to download spyware remover ...

Symptoms:

1)Virus pop-up alerts. Says it?s a ?Windows Security Alert? warning:
windows has detected an internet attack attempt... somebody's trying to infect your pc with spyware or harmful viruses. run full system scan now to protect your pc from internet attacks, hijacking attempts and spyware! click here to download spyware remover for total protection
This happens very often.

2) Icons for ?Error Cleaner? ?Privacy Protector? and ?Spyware & Malware protection? all of which link to addresses starting ?viruswebprotect.com.?

3) Another pop-up, Spyware Alert ?Security Warning!? it reads:
security warning! worm.win32.netsky detected on your machine. this virus is distributed via the internet through e-mail and active-x objects. the worm has its own smtp engine wich means it gathers e-mails from your local computerand re-distributes itself. In worst cases this worm can allow attackers to access your computer, stealing passwords and personal data. This process should be removed from your system.

[U]HIJACK THIS LOGFILE

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:08:06 PM, on 1/17/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\servi... Read more

A:windows security alert "Windows has detected an Internet attack attempt.repl me soon

Hello and welcome to TSF


Apologises for the delay getting to your log. The helpers here are all volunteers and we have been very busy lately. If you are still having malware problems,follow instructions below.

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Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

Click Upload.
What DSS will do: create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.
clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, and Internet Cache Files, and also empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.
check some important areas of your system and produce a report for your analyst to review. DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

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It started with windows xp security center refusing to open Firefox or IE. It popped up a window stating there was a trojan keylogger virus. I tried some online scans and only found a firewall and virus scan override registry changes.


I did a system restore but on reboot I was asked what program I would like to use to open rstrui.exe with. It did not complete.


I haven't been able to find the issue - but haven't tried much more than what I mentioned above. Now when trying to open any program (IE, firefox, calculator, to name a few) the windows "Open with" prompt opens immediatley asking what program I'd like to open firefox.exe with, or calc.exe, etc... had to work my way around that just to try and run a scan.


I could not get GMER to complete with out the computer freezing.

If I try to open windows security center through the control panel I get the message "c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe Application not found"




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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Bill at 20:30:04.43 on Wed 03/16/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.531 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security *Enabled/Outdated* {7D2296BC-32CC-4519-917E-52E652474AF5}
FW: Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security (Firewall) *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\... Read more

A:possible trojan/hijack attempt/windows security issue

Hi there,

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.

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Came home from evening activities to find popup from Norton saying Security Request Outbound Traffic Detected. Suggested running Norton Power Eraser. My security history showed "System Infected W97M Downloader Activity 6," saying "no action required" and "an intrusion attempt by informz.net was blocked." The attacker URL was www.informz.net/pricechopper/data/images/160705/mm.jpg. It also says "the attack was resulted from \DEVICE\HARDDISKVOLUME3\PROGRAM FILES\MICROSOFT OFFICE 15\ROOT\OFFICE15\WINWORD.EXE" The time of this item in my history roughly corresponds to the time I received an email in my Outlook with an ad from the local Price Chopper supermarket chain, which apparently uses Informz to provide them advertising services (http://www.informz.com/blog/client-success-story/price-chopper-case-study/).
 
I have not done anything to clean the system (other than regular Norton running as per norm in the background).
 
I don't know if this should cause major concern, but is there anything I should do at this point? Win 7 64 bit system.
 
Many thanks.

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Welcome to BC....
 
Would be a good idea on your part to scan for adware and malware. Likely just adware was involved in this instance. Use the programs
below to clean, scan and remove both adware and malware.
 
EDIT: You can view their weekly flyer online...no need for email. To avoid any spyware/ adware you can block the store in Outlook from
sending the email flyer.
 
Use CCleaner to remove Temporary files, program caches, cookies, logs, etc. Use the Default settings. No need to use the
Registry Cleaning Tool...risky. Pay close attention while installing and UNcheck offers of toolbars....especially Google.
After install, open CCleaner and run by clicking on the Run Cleaner button in the bottom right corner.
CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download
 
Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here
Double-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.
Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.
Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.
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Hi, I wonder if anyone can help. I have been Googling all over the place last couple of days and looking through hundreds of regkeys but cannot find the answer. 

We have 1800 PC's using Offline files to a NAS location. Even though the Group Policy is set to force PC's Offline no matter what the latency value. I have noticed some PC's that have Offline files enabled but are set to work online. Maybe set manually
before the GPO was applied. Anyway I was wondering if there is a way to detect on numerous PC's whether a PC is set to work Offline or Online? I have been looking to see if a regkey changes when the Work Offline / Online button is pressed on the file menu
of the redirected folder. 

I have found a key that changes if you hit the button Work Online/ Offline button
manually HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\NetCache\OnlineTransitionLog Value - (name of nas share) but this clears when the PC is rebooted or logged out and does not reappear unless you do the switch again manually.
This will not work when I try to scan all the PC's.

Help would be much appreciated. 

Thanks

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Hi,
I've got a situation here whereby .TMP files are appearing in network directories, and the files are going missing. The size of the TMP file matches the original file.
I'm trying to narrow down the issue, because I think there may be two problems here.  
1. Offline Files are enabled, to allow profile redirection.    It seems that this is also by default, is allowing Clinet Side Caching when there are network issues.  Does the original file (.doc for example)  get renamed
as a HR234.TMP for example when the Slow link detection sees slow performance? 
2.  If the above TMP file is created when there are network issues, should this resolve itself (sync itself back to the network) when performance improves?
Currently we are in a situation where we have a department that have files missing from many network shares, all the missing files seemlingly replaced with a .TMP file, so do we have to go round to every machine in the department, and manually
sync them to resolve this?  
 

A:TMP files created, files missing Offline files issue?

Hi,
 
After checking the Hotfixes and Security Updates included in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 in the

Documentation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (KB976932), I found the following hotfix is available:
 
Temporary files do not synchronize correctly to a non-DFS share on a server from a client computer
that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
 
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Sabrina

 
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i need help to remove this off my pc

can anyone please help me....iam sufferin sooooooo much
 

A:windows has detected an internet attack attempt..

Hi Welcome to TSG.

I have edited your post and would like to remind you this is a family site and language such as that is not appropriate.

Your first post was made 1 hour ago and this is a very busy site! You may need to wait 24 hours to get assistance.
 

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I have recently installed 24 new XP computers in our K-12 lower school lab. In the morning all is fine and we are able to use all of the software that these students use in the lab. I am losing connection to the mapped drives.

The first class to use the lab has no problems. When the second class comes in (after 10 to 15 minutes) they cannot connect to the software the class before them was using.

I can see the mapped drive in My Computer {G:\server\shared folder}, there is not a red X showing loss of connection. However a message will come up eventually telling me that G:\ is not accessible. If I double click on the G: drive in My Computer I will eventually get the following message: "The system detected a possible attempt to compromise security. Please ensure that you can contact the server that authenticated you."

If I reboot all is well until we try to get back into the application after someone has finished their lesson. We even have seen a few computers freeze during the lesson while using the application.

I have two servers that has been mapped one is a Windows 2000 and the second one is Windows 4.0. The XP has been updated to XP Version 2.

Lawrence
 

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I have a user on Windows 2000 Pro who is running offline files to our 2003 Server. Everything was working fine until the other day when he ran Synchronization and then certain folders appeared with a red arrow instead of the original double blue arrows denoting offline files. I have never seen this red arrow, does anyone know what this signifies?

Thanks,
 

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Hello,

since yesterday we have problems with computers where the offline files are enabled and the cache is encrypted.

Users cannot save files the message access is denied is coming up.

It's possible to create a file, which has then 0 bytes and when opening the file the same message is coming up.

If we do not encrypt the offline cache via GPO, everything runs normally again.

This setup worked now for several years without problems.
Any Patchday issue?
Best regards,
Juergen

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Hi, my MSE and superanti spyware will not update, i keep getting the message internet or network is down, but i was actively browsing at that time. i also tried to download malware bytes, got to the website but as soon as i tried to download it same message came up.Ok, i have found what was the problem , but in a way the new one seems worse.My computer was some how connected to another router and my router at the same, which made me lose most internet connection. The router it was connected to was a different brand and definitely not in my house. when i click on it it required a pin, which i did not have, then i tried to login to my router, but i got a message saying i was already logged in, which was definitely not. After a while i unplug the power for my router waited a while then plug it back in. when i check my network setting again the other router connect was gone and i was able to login to my router again, i then changed the password.I use wireless to connect to the router in my house, so i wondering if someone was logging my computer on to that router and also logging into my router and how i can prevent it. Thanks.

A:security software compromise

With wireless connection you can set it up to connect automatically to the one with the best connection. I would also highly recommend that you login to the router via wired means to make changes.

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Hi,
I'm sitting with a big issue at a customer and ask for your help.
Environment:
- 3x Windows 2008 R2 file servers configured in DFS
- approx. 500x Windows 7 clients (Laptops)
- 3x network shares, Common1, Common2 and Homefolder. 
- "Offline Files" and "Folder Redirection" enabled for entire user profile.
- Everything is controlled by GPOs and there are no login scripts.
Symptom:
Due to some faulty settings in the client GPO and the fact that the "Common" shares was set to allow Offline Caching of files and folders, the majority of clients now suffer from sync issues and conflicts.
Most of the conflicted files are located in the users home folder, but some users are also seeing the same issues with files located on the "Common" shares. The users themselfes are not allowed to enable Offline Files as this is disabled by GPOs.
The only folders that should be treated as Offline Files are the ones in the users home folder.
Solution:
A new set of GPOs have been created that correctly set up "Offline Files" and "Folder Redirection". These are linked to a test-OU and the computers and users applied to that OU are not suffering from the problems above.
Question:
When we move a client, the cache will be deleted and all non-sync'd work will be lost.
Today we manually look at every users sync center and try to resolve the conflicts before we move them to the new OU. This is extremely time consuming when... Read more

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Good afternoon (from my point of view) - again!I have already used this forum when I messed up some HW stuff. And have been very grateful for your help. Now, it seems to be some malware...It's been only 2 days since I started the martyrdom of downgrading my HP Pavilion dv6560ec to Win xp. I've been downloading and installing the necessary drivers, as the HP doesn't support XP on the machines, as I learned later.Now, being almost done, I got this warning everytime I wanted to open IE 6.0.2900 (have SP3):CRITICAL ERROR! Attention (users name) Some dangerous viruses detected in your system. Microsoft Windows XP files corrupted.This may lead to the destruction of important files in C:WindowsDownload Protection Software now!Click OK to download the antispyware (Recommended)......... ........: YES: : NO :::::::: :::::::In the window, where my homepage is supposed to display, a note that it is redirecting me to another page appears. When I press "No". Then the IE shuts down and a note about some error displays prompting me to send it to the MS.I did the following:- ran Norton Internet Security (2007.2, updated the day before yesterday) full scan of the C: drive (as there are only 4 files on the other partition yet - haven't installed almost any sw yet) - nothing problematic detected. - updated and ran a free ad-ware application - this found 71 or so tracking cookies and deleted them, one file in quarantine.- before any installations of any drivers, I installed ... Read more

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Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Carolyn and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. HijackThis logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that it happens. Please do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please reply to this thread, do not start another!Please tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Please tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Please try as much as possible not to run anything while executing a fix. If you follow these instructions, everything should go smoothly. I am sorry that we were unable to reply to your post sooner. The forums have been very busy. If you are still in need of assistance, please scan again with HijackThis and post a fresh log. Also, please make an uninstall list using HijackThis To access the Uninstall Manager you would do the following: 1. Start HijackThis 2. Click on the Config button 3. Click on the Misc Tools button 4. Click on the Open Uninstall Manager button. 5. Click on the Save list... button and specify where you would like to save this file. When you press Save button a notepad will open with the contents of that file. Simply copy and paste the contents of that notepad here in your next reply.Post the fresh HijackThis log and the uninstall list in the bo... Read more

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Hi I am having reoccurring problems using the internet on this computer.
 
Current problem- Strange behaviour while accessing the internet. (VERY!) Limited access to internet. Strange behaviour while accessing the internet.
Logging into the internet last night, the internet speed ran fine for for 30 seconds... then 95% cessation in internet speed after one minute (I can no longer access the internet).
Lots of Spam emails
Plugged computer into modem has made no difference.
Mobile devices are running fine.
 
Important point: The computer was compromised earlier this year. It had a similar problem then. After a system restore and scan with Malware bytes, some Malware was detected. Suspicious phone calls were received straight after this- Selling PPi, etc).
The internet is working slightly better in safe mode (I am able to post this).
 
 
Current security software: Norton (IS) 360. Malware bytes Premium. [Unable to update Norton because of the problem).
*Previous software used this year (Trial): ESET/ Kaspersky/ Bullguard
 
Computer: HP Envy M8
Windows 8
Intel Core i5 CPU @ 2.50GHz
RAM: 8GB
64-bit Operating system
 
Please help! I have very basic IT skills.
 
Thank-you

A:Please help!?. Reoccurring security problems/ potential computer compromise!!?

What were you finding as infections??Can you run these?? so we can get some info.Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.>>>Please download Rkill by Grinler and save it to your desktop.Link 1Link 2Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.If using Vista, right-click on it and Run As Administrator.A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.If it does not work, repeat the process and attempt to use one of the remaining links until the tool runs.If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.Do not reboot the computer, you will need to run the application again.>>>Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is dete... Read more

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Environment is win7 Professional 64bit client connected to active directory on Server 2003 domain.  There is a group policy to enable/disable offline files.  Win7 client is getting the correct policy applied to enable offline files.  The offline files service on win7 client is set to automatic startup, but does not start:  Error 3  The system cannot find the path specified.  I would also like to reinitialize client side cache, but it looks like this procedure has changed and I am unable to find documentation to reinitialize.

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Hello,
 
I've posted before, and long story short, things came up and I was unable to get the help I needed to resolve an issue I have with my PC.  My McAfee would notice an unwanted program that would install itself in the background.  Yet, whenever I choose to remove the said program, it would return, prompting McAfee to send another alert.  This is very annoying.  Here is my HJT log.  Any help would be appreciated.  This time I'll be able to respond.
 
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:14:19 PM, on 8/30/2014
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17239)
Boot mode: Normal
 
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\TOASTER.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\COMPONENTS\SCHEDULER\STSERVICE.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Components\DSUpdate\DSUpd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\iCloudServices.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TabTip32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\bin\steamwebhelper.exe
C:\ProgramData\NetworkHostTask\vxhost.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
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A:Possible System Compromise

Hello and Welcome on board ,my Name is Machiavelli and I will assist you with your problem.If you booted into safe mode on your computer then print my instructions!I'm in the 'Malware Staff Team' and will provide you with advice:To remove Malware on a computer can be very complicated. Malware (malicious software) is able to hide and so I may not be able to find it so easily. In order to remove Malware from you Computer, you need to follow my instructions carefully. Don't be worried if you don't know what to do. just ask me! Please stay in contact with me until the problem is fixed.Below are a few tips:Removing Malware is usually very difficult.We need to search and analyse a lot of files. As this is done in our free time, please be patient especially if I don't answer every day!Please follow these instructionsIf you don't follow the instructions your computer may crash. If you fix your PC by yourself, this can be very risky!Please stay in contact with me until your problem is resolvedAs Malware may not be totally removed in one session or in one day, please stay in contact with me until the problem is resolved.Please don't run any other tools without consulting with me as this can complicate finding and removing all MalwareDon't run any tools while I'm fixing your PC. That is counter productive and again, will only complicate finding and removing all Malware!Read my post completelyIf you don't do so, you may make mistakes that could result in your System crashing by your own ... Read more

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Totally hijacked system... here is dds.txt If I try to attach attach.log - browser is redirected..
DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Steve at 1:15:39.71 on Wed 02/18/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2557.1835 [GMT -8:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTSMLBIZ\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtsvc.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
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A:System compromise

I forgot to say thanks to you all for our efforts to help those of use that aren't mechanics to our operating system!

Steve

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Hi there, would someone please let me know if there are some useful tools to test for router security compromise, especially when NONE of the settings can be set? (Note: I've already changed the default security password.)
 
Thanks!

A:Tools to test for Router firmware infection/ security compromise ?

I have some tools for Cisco IOS. What is your router model?

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about 3 days ago I made a new topic in which I posted my hijackthis. A moderator must hve deleted it so unfortunately I have to post again.

only this time I can't post my hijackthis because the hackers have compromised it and I can't open it or delete it. I can't access registry edit or task manager. I have rogue proccesses running. Can someone please help me?

I am on a Windows xp home

thanks

A:Major system compromise

Your thread is still active here awaiting a response.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...howtopic=199086Please be patient. We are very busy.

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I recently downloaded the Sims 3 Pets from Origin. Think it's possibly not a coincidence that when I searched through the similar topics for the virus that people had the Sims 3 in their files. I checked the file location for something MalwareBytes picked up and it was created the day I downloaded this game. I can't seem to get rid of this virus. Microsoft Security Essentials, Windows Firewall and Windows Update will not turn on. When I scan with M Security Essentials and with M Security Scanner it gets to a certain point and then comes up saying there is a critical error and the laptop will restart in one minute. What can I do to get rid of this virus? I've uninstalled M Security Essentials now and have installed MalwareBytes. My details are:

64 Bit Operating System
Dell Inspiron N7010
Windows 7 Home Premium

The same restarting seems to happen on MalwareBytes. It's got to the same file on a quick scan three times:

C:\Windows\Installer\{c614d3bf-243a-3fd7-a4fd-36cd3756874b}\U

There are three files inside:

[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]

Once it's identified it, it says it urgently needs to restart.

Microsoft Security Essentials identified it as Win64/Sirefef.B

From MalwareBytes:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Trial) 1.62.0.1300
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: v2012.08.11.03

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 NTFS
Internet Explorer 8.0.7601.17514
Bethany :: BETHANY-PC [administrator]

Protection: Disabled

11/08/2012 19:46:55
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A:Win64/Sirefef.B - MSE, Windows Firewall, Windows Update will not turn on - Restarts every minute when attempt to use M Security...

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At... Read more

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I was hacked and lost control of my administrators and other things. Is it safe to run a system recovery from boot up? Or has it been compromised as well?

A:Wondering if my system recovery backup was compromise as well?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by cptncherokee


run a system recovery from boot up?


What exactly do you mean by that?

Run a repair install?

Restore an image of some type?

Run System Restore?

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First of all, this is an office computer. Half the things installed, I had nothing to do with. Last night, it was fine, and then this morning all of a sudden it was giving "security" popup messages in the taskbar and attempting to fix/install something. It has popped up every few seconds ever since. I clean this computer regularly, so I have no idea how it got on here, but that's beside the point. So far I've installed and tried AdAware, Malwarebytes, AVG Free, and Counter Spy. A couple of them pulled up results, but after the cleaning process, the taskbar popups are still there. The computer also already had Yahoo Antivirus installed, so I tried that as well. (No results). I also run CCleaner and Advanced Windows Care fairly regularly.Out of sheer frustration, here is my HijackThis log - any help would be appreciated! Thanks.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:27:01 PM, on 1/22/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\... Read more

A:"Security System has detected spyware..."

Hi

Sorry for late reply. Forums have been very busy. If you still need help with this post a fresh hjt report.

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Windows 10 and 7 will not update from various outdated versions to the most recent patches, and Kaspersky refuses to run on my system leading me to believe it may be compromised.  Can anyone take a look at these FarBar scan logs and let me know if I'm just being paranoid?
 
Users shortcut scan result (x64) Version:09-05-2016
Ran by Admin (2016-05-12 10:34:03)
Running from C:\Users\Admin\Downloads
Boot Mode: Normal
 
==================== Shortcuts =============================
 
(The entries could be listed to be restored or removed.)
 
 
 
 
 
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Links\Creative Cloud Files.lnk -> C:\Users\Admin\Creative Cloud Files ()
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Links\Desktop.lnk -> C:\Users\Admin\Desktop ()
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Links\Downloads.lnk -> C:\Users\Admin\Downloads ()
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Links\Dropbox.lnk -> C:\Users\Admin\Dropbox ()
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Links\OneDrive.lnk -> C:\Users\Admin\OneDrive ()
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Links\ScanSnap Folder.lnk -> C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\PFU\SSFolderTemp ()
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\GIMP 2.lnk -> C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\bin\gimp-2.8.exe (Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team)
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\join.me.lnk -> C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\join.me\join.me.exe (LogMeIn, Inc.)
Shortcut: C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\Pidgin.lnk -> C:\Program Files (x86)\Pidgin\pidgin.exe (The Pidgin developer community)... Read more

A:Abnormal System Log on Lenovo Ideapad and now think Every Computer is compromise

straylightfire:
to the Bleeping Computer Virus, Trojans, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs Forum. My name is Phil and I am a trainee in the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Study Hall. I would like to address you by your first name, if that is alright with you since we will be working together.
 
 
I will be assisting you with your computer issues. All of my proposed fixes and suggestions must be approved by a fully-qualified Malware Removal Instructor. This will delay response times somewhat, but I will endeavor to respond within a reasonable time, normally 48 hours after your last post.
 
 
I will need some time to review your FRST logs and consult with the Malware Response Instructor (MRI) who will be assigned to supervise this topic. That could take a few days. Once I have reviewed my proposed response with the assigned MRI, I will reply to you with initial instructions.
PLEASE DO NOT RUN ANY ADDITIONAL SCANS OR ANTI-MALWARE REMOVAL TOOLS UNTIL YOU HAVE RECEIVED A RESPONSE FROM ME.
Doing so would complicate the situation and it would cause further delays in resolving your issues. It could also potentially result in harm to your computer because my "fix" will be based on the FRST scan logs you have already submitted.
 
IF YOU HAVE RUN ADDITIONAL ANTI-MALWARE TOOLS OR MADE CHANGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SINCE THE DATE OF YOUR FRST LOGS, PLEASE SUBMIT NEW FRST LOGS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND ENSURE THAT "ADDITION.TXT" IS CHECKED.
 
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DANGEROUS ERROR! Attention (users name) Some dangerous viruses detected in your system. Microsoft Windows XP files corrupted.This may lead to the destruction of important files in C:\WindowsDownload Protection Software now!Click OK to download the antispyware (Recommended)Yes / NoClicking either brings me to a website, with this message popping up again. Clicking no seems to produce another tab and another message, while yes brings me to another website without a popup. I get this message when I move around (ie go between folders) in My Computer.Scanned with TrendMicro (normal antivirus), found nothing. Trend was updated.I can't scan using online scanners I cannot access the internet without being shifted to the websites they want me to download from.My home page is still the same, on internet options, just that they keep intercepting me. Trusted Sites are empty. I have been downloading several anti viruses and shifting them over on a thumbdrive. (Thus, Step 5 in the preparation guide has been skipped, but I have Stinger, and Step 4)My HJ logs are Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:26:04 AM, on 9/6/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svcho... Read more

A:Dangerous Error! Attention (users Name) Some Dangerous Viruses Detected In Your System. Microsoft Windows Xp Files Corrupted.

I apologize for the very long delay. We have a huge backlog of HijackThis Logs to handle and it has been taking us greater time than normal to get caught up. If you are still having a problem, and want us to analyze your information, please reply to this topic stating that you still need help and I will work with you on resolving your computer problems. If your problem has been resolved, please post a reply letting us know so we can close your topic.

Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, feel free to create a new one.

Once again, I apologize for the delay in responding to this topic.

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I usually download Update files and install offline. I just installed a batch of Windows Updates and Windows Security Updates (I can give a list if needed) and now can't install any more.
I get a message box

with no specific details.
I could try playing with setting in IE, but if anyone knows what I need to change I would appreciate knowing what.

A:Offline Windows Updates - Security problem

Hey mate,

If you -absolutely- trust that they are correct and clean, you can click the arrow to show more details. Usually this provides an option to install anyway. Also, click the blue link and that may tell you how to skirt around the block. Hope this helps!

It may just be recognizing that it has major system changes that could potentially be dangerous if they were installed from a bad source

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Is there any solution to constant system failure to a level where the blue screen turns up and laptop can't be even turned on, after every system update?

I've checked the drivers and everything, but since the big update pack somewhere in March every update ends up in system failure. And the restore points before the updates are useless, because system doesn't recognize them.

After the second time this has happened and I've lost all the files that has not been backed up on hard drive I really start to think is there something wrong to Lenovo and Windows 7 combination?

I almost start to regret that I have legal version with update option.

A:System crash after every attempt to update Windows 7 64 bit on Lenovo

* It would be very helpful if we had your System Specs to know what we are dealing with...
System Info - See Your System Specs

* Have you received any error messages?

* Have you a Win 7 disk?

* IF you are having Blue Screens of Death

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.
Please attach the DMP files to your next post not to post one.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

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

The procedure:





Quote:
* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.


To ensure minidumps are enabled:





Quote:
* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
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I currently have 2 XP Pro systems (laptop and desktop). Offline shares are working fine; the laptop has the offline files. I created an s:\ (for share) drive on my local LAN using my desktop system and all the files reside there.

My laptop needs to be upgraded. I want to go to Windows 7. Will I be able to easily transition offline files with this setup from 2 XP Pro systems to a Windows 7 (Professional or Ultimate) on a laptop and my current XP Pro Desktop?

NOTE: The operative word here is "easily".

A:Offline files between XP Pro and Windows 7

Rainey,
I am able to share files between XP and Windows 7 and access my External Hard drive on my XP computer.. about the Offline thing I think You can by just by clicking the Always Available Offline button.It was pretty Easy to set up. (I thought). Here are some Screen Shots..to make sense of it..

Hope this Helps..

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I am implementing windows 7 soon at work and i have a test machine i have been working with. At my business we use the syncing of offline files in this way. Currently with XP all of our users My Documents are stored on the server and mapped to the users my documents on there PC

I have been searching for this in windows 7 and have had no luck. the only thing i have found is they want you to map a network drive and use it that way.

Does anyone know if what i am currently using in XP works in 7.

Thanks

A:Windows 7 offline files

The process for folder redirection remains pretty much the same as it has been in previous versions of Windows, the only caveat being that, you cannont use the link from the start menu "Documents" or the link within libraries "Documents". You need to use the actual location c:\users\YourUserName\My Documents, right click, properties, location tab, move.
Maybe these two articles might help further.
Redirect a folder to a new location
Understanding offline files
keep us posted.

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"Always available offline" options click on but nothing happens..sync not started...
 

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Ever since Dec 1 we've been getting a notice from our firewall saying it's blocked an intrusion attempt from Fin scan. Dec 2 alone we had 49 alerts. I'm not too concerned because apparently our computer is preventing it, but what I would like to know is what it is and where it is coming from. Is it coming from a particular site? Is there something I should be doing other than ignoring these firewall mesages?

Here are the details that are given:

Description: Intrusion attempt detected: Fin Scan

Action: Firewall has blocked this traffic
Time: 05/12/2008 8:49:07 PM
Direction: Inbound
Protocol: tcp
Services: TCP High ports in
Then it gives the remote address, remote port, local address and local port...

Thanks for any help!
 

A:Intrusion Attempt Detected: Fin Scan

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Then it says press esc to continue and goes to a screen asking for a password that gives three tries. I bought the computer used and the person said admin stuff was set to 000000 but that?s not working. now I have a very expensive paper weight till I figure this out ? how do I fix this ?

A:Thinkpad t450 says “ system security bottom cover tamper detected “

If it is password protected, there is no backdoor or master password.  You either need the password or you need to replace the motherboard

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Hi, sorry if i?m in the wrong area of the forum.



I tried to switch my laptop on yesterday and my computer froze on the Windows welcome screen. I waited for ages but it wouldn?t load so I switched it off by holding down the power button and tried to switch back on again. This time, it went to a Startup Repair screen. Waited for ages again and when the startup repair had finally finished it said it couldn?t be repaired. I have tried restarting loads of times since then and same thing happens. I got a message with all the error codes so I kept the details of this so I could determine the problem but I can?t find this exact error code/problem signature combination anywhere else.

Heres what it said:

Startuprepairoffline

Problem signature 1: 6.1.7600.16385

Problem signature 2: 6.1.7600.16385

Problem signature 3: unknown

Problem signature 4: 11

Problem signature 5: AutoFailover

Problem signature 6: 1

Problem signature 7: BadDisk

OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1

Locale id: 1033





Can anyone help I?d appreciate the advice.



Cheers.



p.s

I?ve tried booting with safe mode but still goes to startup repair, and I don?t have a windows 7 disk.

A:Windows 7 Startup Repair Offline Boot Issue

Can you enter "command prompt" there?

Code:
chkdsk/f c:
chkdsk/f d:
Check all your disks! And post results

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I am sure I remember my password. On my win 8 pc, when ever I try to login using my Microsoft account password @ offline state I get this error "Your PC is offline. Sign in with the last password used." when I try to login while I
am connected to internet I get an error msg stating that my password is incorrect and that I should visit account.live.com to reset it. I signed in using the picture password set on my computer and went to the user options under "change your pc settings" and
changed my MS account password successfully. but again when I restarted the computer and tried to login I got the same set of error messages. what do I do now ? 

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I have several users that use offline files in Windows 7 that are having issues. Here is what happens;
Users home directories are located on a Win2k3 server and they are synced to the local pc for offline service. The sync seems to work fine and after the folders syncronize I can place the folder offline and the files appear correctly. The problem arises when
the users goes to our branch office.....
when users are at this office they work offline, but the offline files and folders are greyed out and have an x on the icons and cannot access these offline files.

A:Offline files on Windows 7 pc's greyed out

Hi,
 
Thanks for posting in Microsoft TechNet forums.
 
Please click Start->type manage your offline files->under the General tab, click to enable Offline files.
 
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Magon Liu
TechNet Subscriber Support
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Hi there,

I have recently got a new laptop, and as I wanted to use the network offline files (not onedrive offline) I upgraded it from Windows 10 Home to Pro specifically for that feature.

I have done this upgrade before with no problems.

However, on this laptop, when I go to the Control Panel, select 'Manage Offline Files', and click enable, simply nothing happens; no error message is displayed.

I have tried to enable offline files multiple times (tried restarting), with no luck.

How can I fix this?

Many thanks.

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Notebook with Windows 8.1 Pro. There is set folder redirection for Documents folder via GPO. It works fine on many our PCs, but on one machine it works bad. I open This Computer-Documents and copy there files - cca 20GB. Redirect folder on server has 20GB,
offline folders on PC (Synchronization center-Offline Files) has too 20GB (size of max. capacity Offline files changed from default 8GB to 70GB before copying). After disconnectig/reconnecting network the Offline Files has 8MB. WHY it disappears? Second try,
copy the same files (20GB), disconnect/reconnect network, Offline files changed from 20GB to 15GB, some folders and files are unaviable after disconnect network. I misunderstand it. Copy files from local folder to Documents folder was via classic windows CTRL+C
- CTRL-V, but it works unususal - about 1/3 copy with speed 1-10MB/s, the rest was copy with speed +-100MB/s. Synchronization center was without error. Windows are updated. Please help.

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have a laptop that I have mapped two drives to shares on my server, drives Y: and Z:. I have enabled offline files for both and made serveral folders available offiline. The files were copied to my local Cache. When I travel off the network to another location where I have another wireless network setup with the same domain name the server status for the now not present server is "online" when if fact it is not there. The mapped drive status in explorer is disconnected Network Drive. However when I open the Offline Files folder I see all the cached files and the Server Status for all files is online.

Is there a way I can force the server status to offline so that I can access these files via the mapped drives I have set up.

Both systems are running WinXP Pro SP3. What am I missing?
 

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Help me PLEASE
Recently reinstalled Windows XP clean, went to setup offline files and my tab is missing in folder options. Have done the fast switching clear in account options but still nothing

Need someone's help

Thanks
 

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I have my router set up so that it emails me when an attempt to access it has been made.

I got ane mail this morning stating there was an attempt and this was the info it recovered.

Time: 01/22/2006, 11:04:44
Message: Smurf
Source: 217.201.5.0, 4672
Destination:192.168.0.5, 9232 (from WAN Inbound)
I ran a whois on it and got this imformation:

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% Information related to '217.201.0.0 - 217.201.35.255'

inetnum: 217.201.0.0 - 217.201.35.255
netname: TIM
descr: Telecom Italia Mobile
descr: Service Provider
country: IT
admin-c: FP3192-RIPE
tech-c: GF3559-RIPE
tech-c: MM27810-RIPE
status: ASSIGNED PA
remarks: -------------------------------------
remarks: PLEASE NOTE:
remarks: For any network abuse issues please contact:
remarks: [email protected]
remarks: -------------------------------------
mnt-by: TIM-MNT
mnt-lower: TIM-MNT
source: RIPE # Filtered

person: Fabrizio Panaioli
address: TIM (Telecom Italia Mobile)
address: Via Del Giorgione, 159
address: 00147 Roma
address: Italy
phone: + 39 06 3900 9030
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A:Router detected hacker attempt...please advise

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