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Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

Q: Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

I've let my family use this computer for awhile, they started to complain it was "acting weird." When I jumped on to see, I noticed it was shutting down by itself and extremely slow. I got the computer to start up and tried to do a couple system restores. I then noticed then that the date/time on the computer was off. Saying some of the restore points were back in 2006, when I didn't even have this computer. After a couple failed attempts, I got the computer to restore. Its not randomly shutting off anymore but is still slower than it should be. I reseted the date and time, but I'm still worried something could be wrong. This computer has had a Root Kit, and a MBR infection before.I've run disk clean up, Spybot, AVG and CC cleaner. DDS log..DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Administrator at 20:53:59.96 on Wed 05/18/2011Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.766.320 [GMT -4:00].AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k hpdevmgmtC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exeC:\Program Files\ATT-SST\McciTrayApp.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Update\1.3.21.53\GoogleCrashHandler.exeC:\Program Files\AIM7\aim.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgpc01.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jucheck.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\UWA\AAM Updates Notifier.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exeC:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTProShellHlp.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents\Downloads\dds.scr.============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============.uStart Page = hxxp://www.att.netmStart Page = hxxp://www.att.netuSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ycomp/defaults/su/*http://www.yahoo.commURLSearchHooks: AVG Security Toolbar BHO: {a3bc75a2-1f87-4686-aa43-5347d756017c} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllBHO: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No FileBHO: HP Print Enhancer: {0347c33e-8762-4905-bf09-768834316c61} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dllBHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dllBHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgssie.dllBHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dllBHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper: {72853161-30c5-4d22-b7f9-0bbc1d38a37e} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dllBHO: AVG Security Toolbar BHO: {a3bc75a2-1f87-4686-aa43-5347d756017c} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllBHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dllBHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class: {e7e6f031-17ce-4c07-bc86-eabfe594f69c} - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dllBHO: HP Smart BHO Class: {ffffffff-cf4e-4f2b-bdc2-0e72e116a856} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_BHO.dllTB: AVG Security Toolbar: {ccc7a320-b3ca-4199-b1a6-9f516dd69829} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllTB: {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - No FileTB: {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-94BE-FD60BB9AAE29} - No FileEB: HP Smart Web Printing: {555d4d79-4bd2-4094-a395-cfc534424a05} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_bho.dlluRun: [Google Update] "c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\application data\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /cuRun: [Pando Media Booster] c:\program files\pando networks\media booster\PMB.exeuRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exeuRun: [Messenger (Yahoo!)] "c:\progra~1\yahoo!\messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quietuRun: [AIM] "c:\program files\aim7\aim.exe" /d locale=en-USuRunOnce: [avg_spchecker] "c:\program files\avg\avg9\notification\SPChecker1.exe" /startmRun: [ATT-SST_McciTrayApp] "c:\program files\att-sst\McciTrayApp.exe"mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\common files\java\java update\jusched.exe"mRun: [AdobeAAMUpdater-1.0] "c:\program files\common files\adobe\oobe\pdapp\uwa\UpdaterStartupUtility.exe"mRun: [SwitchBoard] c:\program files\common files\adobe\switchboard\SwitchBoard.exemRun: [AdobeCS5ServiceManager] "c:\program files\common files\adobe\cs5servicemanager\CS5ServiceManager.exe" -launchedbyloginmRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"mRun: [Adobe ARM] "c:\program files\common files\adobe\arm\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"mRun: [HP Software Update] c:\program files\hp\hp software update\HPWuSchd2.exemRun: [<NO NAME>] mRun: [LifeCam] "c:\program files\microsoft lifecam\LifeExp.exe"mRun: [igfxtray] c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exemRun: [igfxhkcmd] c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exemRun: [igfxpers] c:\windows\system32\igfxpers.exemRun: [EM_EXEC] c:\progra~1\mousew~1\system\EM_EXEC.EXEmRun: [GrooveMonitor] "c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"StartupFolder: c:\docume~1\alluse~1\startm~1\programs\startup\hpdigi~1.lnk - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeIE: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000IE: {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - c:\program files\aim\aim.exeIE: {d9288080-1baa-4bc4-9cf8-a92d743db949}IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exeIE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683}IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\ONBttnIE.dllIE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\REFIEBAR.DLLIE: {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - c:\program files\hp\digital imaging\smart web printing\hpswp_BHO.dllIE: {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dllDPF: {7530BFB8-7293-4D34-9923-61A11451AFC5} - hxxp://download.eset.com/special/eos/OnlineScanner.cabDPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_23-windows-i586.cabDPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0023-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_23-windows-i586.cabDPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_23-windows-i586.cabDPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - hxxp://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cabHandler: avgsecuritytoolbar - {F2DDE6B2-9684-4A55-86D4-E255E237B77C} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\IEToolbar.dllHandler: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveSystemServices.dllHandler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgpp.dllHandler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLLNotify: !SASWinLogon - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASWINLO.dllNotify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dllNotify: igfxcui - igfxdev.dllSSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dllSEH: Groove GFS Stub Execution Hook: {b5a7f190-dda6-4420-b3ba-52453494e6cd} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dllSEH: SABShellExecuteHook Class: {5ae067d3-9afb-48e0-853a-ebb7f4a000da} - c:\program files\superantispyware\SASSEH.DLLHosts: 127.0.0.1 www.spywareinfo.com.================= FIREFOX ===================.FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\admini~1\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - AVG Secure SearchFF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.att.net/FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL - hxxp://search.avg.com/route/?d=4b677866&v=6.010.006.004&i=23&tp=ab&iy=b&ychte=us&lng=en-US&q=FF - component: c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\extensions\{0b38152b-1b20-484d-a11f-5e04a9b0661f}\components\WinampTBPlayer.dllFF - component: c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\extensions\{7b13ec3e-999a-4b70-b9cb-2617b8323822}\components\FFExternalAlert.dllFF - component: c:\documents and settings\administrator\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\8n8448l1.default\extensions\{7b13ec3e-999a-4b70-b9cb-2617b8323822}\components\RadioWMPCore.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\firefox\components\avgssff.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\firefox\[email protected]\components\IGeared_tavgp_xputils3.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\firefox\[email protected]\components\IGeared_tavgp_xputils35.dllFF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\toolbar\firefox\[email protected]\components\xpavgtbapi.dllFF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\application data\google\update\1.3.21.53\npGoogleUpdate3.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\common files\motive\npMotive.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\divx\divx plus web player\npdivx32.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\google earth\plugin\npgeplugin.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\1.2.183.23\npGoogleOneClick8.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\1.2.183.39\npGoogleOneClick8.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\1.3.21.53\npGoogleUpdate3.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\new_plugin\npdeployJava1.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdnu.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdnupdater2.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npPandoWebInst.dllFF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npwachk.dllFF - Ext: Default: {972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0021-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0021-ABCDEFFEDCBA}FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0022-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0022-ABCDEFFEDCBA}FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0023-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0023-ABCDEFFEDCBA}FF - Ext: Greasemonkey: {e4a8a97b-f2ed-450b-b12d-ee082ba24781} - %profile%\extensions\{e4a8a97b-f2ed-450b-b12d-ee082ba24781}FF - Ext: Yahoo! 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Preferred Solution: Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Computer randomly shutting down. System restore messed up. Slow computer.

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. 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 happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.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, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.If you have already posted a log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HERE-------------------------------------------------------------In the meantime please, do NOT install any new programs or update anything unless told to do so while we are fixing your problemIf you still need help, please include the following in your next replyA detailed description of your problemsA new DDS log (don't forget attach.txt)Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

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Hi paulludowissi and Welcome to the Bleeping Computer!Download WinPFind: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/winpfind.phpRight Click the Zip Folder and Select "Extract All"Don't use it yet!Please download LQfix.exe from one of the following locations:http://www.downloads.subratam.org/LQfix.exe
http://miekiemoes.geekstogo.com/tools/LQfix.exe

Save it to your desktop.Double-Click LQfix.exe and click Next > Next > Install.Leave the default settings, if you change them, the fix will Fail!You need an active Internet Connection, so make sure your you're not blocking any connection now.Now make sure the "Launch LQfix" box is checked.Click the Finish button, after clicking the Finish button the fix will start.Follow the on-screen prompts.Your system will reboot afterwards.Please be patient after the reboot, there is a script running in the background that needs to complete.Once LQfix is completed,go back into Safe Mode again and From the WinPFind folder-> Doubleclick WinPFind.exe and Click "Start Scan"It will scan the entire System, so please be patientOne you see "Scan Complete"-> a log (WinPFind.txt) will be automatically generated in the WinPFind folderRun MSCONFIG and enable everything in the startup area. To get to MSCONFIG, click on Start -> Run -> type in MSCONFIG -> click OK!Under the "General" TabMake Sure "Normal Startup-load all device drivers and services" has a green tick b... Read more

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i did a system restore and when it finished it took 5 extra minutes to start up and i had no taskbar, cant run system restore or user accounts or anything. it may be a virus . i did a virus scan adn it ofund 2 viruses but COULD NOT delete them. i really need help.thanks.
 

A:Computer messed up, no taskbar,cant run system restore

what anti virus did you use? how did you run it if you could not boot up?

does it/have you tried to boot up in safe mode?
 

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Hi there I'm Chris, I was redirected here by Broni who was helping with my issue, which was at the time getting random pop ups and redirections...I installed Microsoft Essentials antivirus, downloaded all the necessary programs per Broni and had it working a lot better. My problem is when I'm directed to restart my computer..it will not start up normally anymore. Takes me to the Windows Recovery screen and I have to do a system restore to gain access once again. Once I do a system restore my antivirus disappears and also pretty sure all the other stuff I was directed to do disappears as well. Also when I did my last save point it will not restore from that point. I have to go back a few days and even then it takes atleast 4 tries from my system restore to actually start up Windows. I am very sure I have a rootkit and some other nasties messing with my computer because I will hear random music playing in the background even when no site has anything running and I'm not using iTunes...only lasts for a few seconds. My redirect is to a site that says News Daily 7 and when I click off it, it asks me if I want to leave the page and I say yes and it pops up a smaller window that has like ad topics in it. (it says 9newstoday.net if that helps)My linkThere is the link to my original topichere is my DSS log.DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24Run by Barnes at 12:56:33 on 2012-02-08Microsoft Windows 7 Home P... Read more

A:Believe to have a rootkit that is causing my computer to randomly shutdown and will not restart unless I do a system restore mo...

Hello and Welcome to the forums!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.:multiple Anti Virus programs:It looks like you are operating your computer with multiple Anti Virus programs running in memory at once: <insert av's> Anti-virus programs take up an enormous amount of your computer's resources when they are actively scanning your computer. Having two anti-virus programs running at the same time can cause your computer to run very slow, become unstable and even, in rare cases, crash.Please remove all but one of them.Run Combofix:You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)Before you run Co... Read more

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I have a virus problem in my computer since it is shutting down randomly and reloading some web pages constantly on its own.
I have Norton 360 and Adawer SE personal in my computer but they dont detect anything.
Operating system is XP.
All help is appreciated!
 

A:Computer randomly shutting down randomly and constantly reloading some web pages

Click here to download HJTsetup.exe:
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http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTSetup.exe

Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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Hi, my computer started running incredibly slow just a few days ago so slow infact that im writing this from my phone. Okay so i'm running windows 7 and i've tried everything i know which includes; mbam in safe mode,norton anti-virus, and i just tried sysytem restore but every time i try it says this message " system restore did not complete successfully. Your computers system files and settings were not changed. Details: an unspecified error occurred during system restore. (0x80071a91)" i've tried with every available restore point and the same thing happens is their anything else i can try?

Also i re-installed windows 7 about a month and a half ago everything was fine up until now and i dont have very many files so i dont think it is related to space.

Takes about 6-7 minutes after logging on for everything to be functional where before it would work almost instantly.

Thanks in advance if someone can help me.

A:very slow computer and can't use system restore

Have you already read this topic:Slow Computer?, Use this troubleshooting checklisthttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44690/slow-computer/

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I have a Sony Vaio desktop computer that I purchased in late 2003 or early 2004. Last year I purchased a new laptop computer and since have only used my sony vaio to play and manage music. Basically I neglected its updates, virus, and spyware protection and have not been able to use the internet on it for months because it just doesn't work...period. So I decided, since I do not use the computer for anything but music, I would completely restore the entire computer to factory settings. After backing up my music, I did so hoping for a functioning computer again. However, even though everything else seems to be functioning properly, the internet still barely works. It can get to google and search for my desired topic, however it is still EXTREMELY SLOW and usually I can't get to most websites. Any ideas how to get my computer functioning again???? Thanks for the help, it is much appreciated.

Kevin

A:Slow Computer/Internet AFTER complete system restore

Log on as an administrator, go Start > Run and type: "cmd". In the window that appears type: "netsh winsock reset". When the program is finished, you will receive the message: "Successfully reset the Winsock Catalog. You must restart the machine in order to complete the reset." Close the command box and reboot your computer.Go Start > Run > type: "cmd" In the window that appears type: "ipconfig /flushdns". Close the command box.Go Start > Control Panel > Network Connections. Right click on your default connection, usually Local Area Connection or Dial-up Connection if you are using Dial-up, and and choose Properties. Double-click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) item. Select the radio button that says "Obtain DNS servers automatically". Reboot.Warning: Some Internet Service Providers need specific DNS settings. You need to make sure that you know if such DNS settings are required before you make this change.

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ok a few days ago i had to do a full system restore because norton trial ended and i tried to remove it from my computer which messed everything up. after system restore i put avg on my comp and shut most of norton down because im not sure what will happen if i remove it. and i dont want to have to reinstall world of warcraft again but my computer is running super slow and accessing web pages is very slow and i cant access my email via outlook express either please can someone help me? here is my hi jack this log please help me i dont like my computer being slow.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:29:35 PM, on 9/21/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\Client\Agentsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BackupSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\SchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Computer running super slow after system restore HELP!!!!

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ok a few days ago i had to do a full system restore because norton trial ended and i tried to remove it from my computer which messed everything up. after system restore i put avg on my comp and shut most of norton down because im not sure what will happen if i remove it. and i dont want to have to reinstall world of warcraft again but my computer is running super slow and accessing web pages is very slow and i cant access my email via outlook express either please can someone help me? here is my hi jack this log please help me i dont like my computer being slow.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:29:35 PM, on 9/21/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\Client\Agentsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BackupSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\SchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
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A:Computer running super slow after system restore HELP!!!!

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I recently did a system restore to factory settings and now my computer is running very slow. I have done all the windows updates and checked for any updates on the drivers. I also defraged it. I noticed that the physical memory is always very high between 85 and 100. The CPU is 10-50. I can not find a reason why it is this way. Are there any suggestions of things that I cam do to help this problem.
 

A:Factory setting system restore computer very slow.

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Today when i turned on my computer i was greeted to nothing after logging into my account as it just froze on my desktop screen for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes or so then it slowly started to load( at extremely extremely slow speeds and do alot wierd things. A detection eventually popped up as being Trojan.Winup and has caused massive slow ups and annoyances all day. I thought i quarantinued the infection but it seems it still persists on. I really need this computer running normally again and really need help in fixing this problem. I have a Dell XPS 400 with Microsoft Windows XP Professional-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:45:48 PM, on 2/17/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\taskmgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exeC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Clas... Read more

A:*Urgent*Trojan.Winup-Computer extremely messed up/virus detections=ETREMELY SLOW and unresponsive computer PLEASE HELP!

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for p... Read more

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Hi,

I have recently noticed that my computer is going very slowly, especially when browsing the internet. I tried disk cleanup, defrag, anti virus and anti-spyware scans (AVG) and everything appears fine, no apparent viruses. I run Windows XP Home edition SP2 (Although I updated to SP3 today but its made no difference)

Also, System restore doesn't work. When I try to open it from the start menu/accessories/system tools/system restore, it doesn't open, instead a box appears saying "System restore cannot protect your computer. Please restart and run System Restore again". I click 'OK', restart the computer and it still doesnt work.

I then came here and carried out all the processes for 'slow computer' and the '5 steps to malware removal', but nothing has made a difference.

I have since carried out a HiJackThis, Combofix and Panda ActiveScan.


The logs of these are below.
If anyone has any ideas or advice to help me, then I would REALLY apprecaite it so much.


(Although I got SP3 today, my logs were carried out before this was installed. I still don't have System Restore after installing SP3, and the system is still running slow.)


Thanks guys, in advance.

James





HiJackThis Log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 19:02:55, on 06/05/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDO... Read more

A:Slow PC and 'System Restore cannot protect your computer' (Logs inside)

My computer seems a bit quicker now, but I still don't have system restore which is a worry.

Any help will be very much appreciated!

Ive waited over 2 weeks for a reply, I know you're busy though!

Thanks,
James

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As a preface to my problem I'd like to tell you I've been working with HP for two weeks now (my computer is a HP m9200 desktop) and I've yet to resolve the problem. I don't consider myself computer savvy but I know a little and the symptoms of my computer really don't make any sense to me. I've run every diagnostic available by hitting the "F" keys on startup those include processor, ram, hard drive, and networking. My computer passed every test even the extended tests but was still running very slow (slow meaning it took 30 minutes to start up or shut down and was extremely slow to process any action, even clicking the start menu).


So as HP and I were troubleshooting they decided a system restore would fix everything so we did. My computer was back to it's original factory condition but was still not running right. Then randomly one day I tried to start it in safe mode and as it was starting up it randomly restarted itself in normal mode and ran perfectly for about 2 days before suffering from the same problems it had. I system restored it again to no avail and off and on it would work perfectly and then suddenly slow down to a grind. There was no association as far as I could tell with any one program making it do this, there were always different programs running it really seemed like a random thing. In all honesty I didn't know where to post this problem because I don't know how it could be malware if I've done a complete system restore but I also d... Read more

A:Curious case - New computer running very slow even after system restore.

I have the same problem! The EXACT same excruciating problem! It comes around every once in a while, like maybe weekly? I think we should collaborate and see what could be the problem.

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Hello,

I am having issues with my computer randomly sending me an NT Shutdown message (IIRC) and shutting my computer down after a 60 second delay. I've posted my HijackThis log below, any help at all with this would be much appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:00:52 PM, on 2/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTBCM\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://dell.myway.com/
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MCU... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72.4

My computer has been shutting down randomly at least 4x a day for about 2 weeks. Any advice?

A:Computer shutting down randomly

1) Open up the case and blow out the dust using compressed air. If that's not the cause,

2) It could be the power supply

3) It could be ram - To check the ram, download memtest (http://memtest.org/). Burn it to a cd using a dedicated .iso burning utility (http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm), make sure the cd drive is at the top of the boot order in bios, then boot to the newly created cd and run the utility.

4) Or it could be something else.

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when i play a game and the game starts having trouble and lagging my computer up and shuts down i would assume its an over heating problem but my windows alert has been telling me i need to replace my battery for some time now so im not sure which is the problem
 

A:computer randomly shutting down

Please post your system specs, To include the EXACT Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard
 

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Hi, I am encountering random shutdowns on my PC. Everything is pointing towards some hardware failure however I'd like to be 100% sure that it can't be solved with software.
The computer randomly switches off, most often during intensive tasks, rarely during normal usage. The screen goes black, the computer keeps on working though (as in it makes noise as if it was working normally). The monitor light is yellow and it says no signal. The only solution is to hard reset it and upon restart I get the message that windows has encountered a problem and whether I want to send details to Microsoft.
I have used canned air, however I recently stress tested my PC and it ran okay at 70 Celsius, while the problem can occur at way cooler temperatures.
I reinstalled my GPU drivers, didn't help.
I tried reinstalling my chipset drivers, however they aren't compatible with Windows 8 and some parts of the internet claim they aren't necessary.
I remember that this problem occured on my previous install of Windows, and the error I was receiving in the Event Viewer was

A fatal hardware error has occurred.

Component: AMD Northbridge
Error Source: Machine Check Exception
Error Type: HyperTransport Watchdog Timeout Error
Processor APIC ID: 0

The details view of this entry contains further information.

I am not sure why after reinstalling Windows 8 the error message has changed, I guess it's worsening.
My specs are
http://speccy.piriform.com/results/MHAneg2c1WBlsR40zLCN2ii
 
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A:Computer randomly shutting down

You only have 1% of free space on your hdd, you should have at least 10% on a drive of this size.  You need to free up about 36GB on that drive.
 
Do that and see if you are still getting BSODs.

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My computer shuts off randomly. I don't know what the problem is but it happens randomly. I think its power supply and something is wrong with it. Once i get the computer running past like 15 minutes it won't shut off. What is there that I can do about this problem? I have a Dell.
 

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Hi all,
My Comp has been shutting down randomly without any reason. Half way between the boot up it shuts down and starts again. After 5 times, windows finally boots up. I think it might be a trojan of some sort but I havent taken any action yet...

Specs:
Intel Celeron 1.7 GHZ
480MB RAM
XP SP2
ASUS P4S533

HiJack This Log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:39:53 PM, on 8/7/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\Program Files\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
D:\Program Files\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
E:\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
E:\Nokia PC Suite 6\LaunchApplication.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\PCSuite\DataLayer\DataLayer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
E:\Nokia PC Suite 6\PcSync2.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
E:\SonyTray.exe
E:\LimeWire\LimeWire.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Nokia\MPAPI\MPAPI3s.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\PCSuite\Services\SERVIC~1.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\zstatus.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
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A:Computer Shutting down randomly

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Hello, I have a problem with my win 7 computer randomly shutting down. I experienced overheating from graphic card and CPU or a bad HDD where the computer would just freeze and shut down (from my other computers), but this one shuts down as if I clicked on 'shut down' button on my start tab.

It closes my open applications first then shows 'logging off' screen to 'shutting down' screen and than shuts down. This happens pretty randomly. I use this computer mainly for web surfing and watching videos. I never use it for gaming. Sometimes it would shut down within 5 minute of usage and some other times it would not shut down at all for hours.

Its a HP compaq machine with 2.7ghz AMD Sempron, 2GB SDRAM, and Window 7 home premium 64bit. I added a Radeon HD X1300 graphic card and been using it for about 2 years without problem.

I ran all diagnostic programs and ran Malwarebyte AntiMalware and Microsoft Security Essential and found no problem.

CPUID HWmonitor showed all components were around 30-45 degrees.

My only guess left is the power supply. Any thoughts on this?
 

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Recently my computer started shutting down randomly. I've downloaded Bluescreenviewer which said that the driver causing the crash was totrec8.sys. I've since deleted the driver, but the computer still shuts down on its own. Two days ago it shut down at least 6 times.

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The computer is x86 64 bit. Original installed version is Windows 7. Age 2 years. The age of OS is 2 years, haven't reinstalled it.

A:Computer shutting down randomly

Did you delete totrec8.sys - or did you uninstall Total Recorder? If you didn't uninstall Total Recorder please do so now.

The system is x64 (64 bit). x86 is 32 bit

Please ensure that Driver Verifier is turned off. Do this by opening the program and selecting "Delete existing settings'. Then click on Finish and reboot the system for the changes to take effect(?affect?).

Perfmon shows video card issues. Please:
- uninstall all ATI video driver stuff
- reinstall the DRIVERS ONLY using this procedure: ATI video cards - DRIVER ONLY installation procedure

SP1 isn't installed, please do the following:





Quote:
Installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1
1. Visit the PC manufacturer's website and update ALL drivers. DO NOT use Windows Update or the "Update drivers" function of Device Manager.
2. Check Device Manager for any unknown/disabled devices - if there are unknown/disabled devices, fix them with the latest drivers from the device manufacturer's website (not the PC Manufacturer)
3. Visit Windows Update and get all updates (may take repeated visits)
4. Visit Windows Update and get Service Pack 1 (usually under Important Updates). Read these notes for installing SP1: Steps to follow before you install Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 from the Microsoft Download Center
5. Visit Windows Update and get any other available updates. May take repeated visits, but keep it up until you get several "Windows is updated" re... Read more

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Hey folks,

I have a pretty bad situation here. It's so bad, in fact, that I hope I can type this out in time before my computer randomly shuts off again. Yes, it's that bad. In just the past hour, my computer has randomly turned off 3 times. This has been when I was listening to music, playing a game, and surfing the web.

It just started doing this like a couple days ago, but just recently (as in right now) it got like 100 times worse and I need to get to the bottom of it.

What could be causing it to do this?

Everything in my computer is brand new, including the power supply. And before you ask, yes my power supply is sufficient enough to handle my computer's components.

I also thought that the problem might be that my PlayStation 3 and TV are also plugged into the same power outlet and therefor draining power from my computer, so I shut both the PS3 and TV off and it is still happening.

I checked all power connections, the cords, wall sockets, etc. and I cannot find a single thing that could be causing this problem.

Any assistance with this would be very much appreciated. Thank you guys.

Oh, and I just wanted to add here that when I say it's shutting off, I don't mean shutting down... like, XP isn't automatically shutting down my computer the right way. I mean that the power is literally being cut from my computer for whatever reason. It just shuts off. Doesn't restart. Shuts completely off.
 

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for the past couple of weeks my computer has been shutting down randomly.

I'm running XP and right before the computer shuts down, the tower will make a small clicking sound, the screen screen/mouse freezes and the taskbar reverts to a windows 98 format (yellow squares for the different windows, different font).

It will then boot as normal.

one funny thing that I've noticed is that even though I am running firefox, in the task manager processes internet explorer will be in the top 2/3 processes taking up the most memory.
I've run adaware, spybot search and destroy and hijackthis.

any help/ideas are appreciated.
 

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Mine has just being doing that and then i started getting missing .dll messages upon boot up. Which to me said the Hard Drive.

Personally i would say its your hard drive on its way out, but if anyone else has any more ideas on what it could be listen tothem before me, as a new HD is money where Adaware programs are free, well trils of them anyway
 

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I recently upgraded to Windows 7 from Windows XP. Now that I have reinstalled my games, whenever I go to play them my computer will shut down. It's not always the same time but I barely get a few minutes into the game before it powers down. Also I have tried changing the appearance settings to minimum and it has no effect. It also doesn't seem to matter if i have multiple applications running or not. I was able to run these games fine before, so I don't know whats wrong... Thank you in advance for the help.
 

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So my husband *just* got a new computer, an Acer Aspire desktop with Windows 7. Today when we got home, he saw that there was an error on his computer. It said that there had been an unexpected shutdown and something about a blue screen. Any ideas what could be happening? Again, he just set this computer up two days ago.

This error has happened two times in a row when he had the computer copy files from one hard drive to another and left to go somewhere. When he got back the computer had rebooted and displayed a message saying that there had been an unexpected shutdown and something about a blue screen. The computer's temperature has been checked under similar conditions and is fine, a "SFC/SCANNOW" test was run and there were no errors.

There's another thing that we've been having a problem with. We're still getting adjusted to Windows 7 from XP but there are a few new "features" that are simply asinine. The one that we can't deal with is how you can't turn off the Auto-Arrange alphabetically feature to sort files in the order you want within folders. There are several regedit workarounds that we've tried but to no avail. Does anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks.
 

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Can anyone please help with this problem? Thanks.
 

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Hello there.
I'm having a serious problem and I'm not quite sure what to do. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It seems that my computer just shuts off randomly on me. No warning/error messages/etc. I've checked for any cases of spyware or a virus and nothing has come up. So I thought that it might be a hardware fault that's causing it to shut off.

First thing I did was remove my RAM sticks and see if a bad sector on them was causing it, but the shutting off still happened. Earlier I'd looked around on the internet for similar cases and I've seen everything from motherboards to a power supply causing this. I'd go out and replace them, but I really don't want to spend the money on them if I'm not sure that won't fix the problems. What's holding me back is that the shut downs are completely random. I'll be able to have the computer running for 20 minutes before it shuts off and other times it'll go before windows XP even boots up.

I even had it running for 4 hours in safemode today when I was doing the spyware checks and stuff. I've got the side off the case and have been looking at what happens when the computer shuts off. I don't think it's overheating because I haven't changed anything since I bought the computer and it's never been a problem before. When it dies, the monitor goes into power saving mode and the little light flashes which I assume means it's still getting po... Read more

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Hello, can someome help me with a computer issue I'm having. So I was playing black desert online earlier and my pc random shuts off. I think nothing of it because it was raining outside. I turned it back on a bit later and started using it, not playing a game and it randomly shuts off again. Not raining this time, so I run a memory tool and it tells me I have a memory problem. Now I try to turn it on, it stays on for a whole 10 seconds or less and shuts right off.
 

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Well, I just came across this forum earlier today in my search for a cpu tech forum.

Here's the very basic info...
-P4 1.7gHz w/ Windows XP Professional and 512MB of RAM w/ 40GB Hard drive

Here's the problem...

About 3 or 4 days ago, my computer started randomly shutting off on its own. Since then, it has done it about 12-15 times. The tower is shutting off, but the surge protector is staying on. The only way for me to turn the cpu back on is to turn off the master switch on the back of the tower, and turn it back on.

With the advice of a friend of mine, I downloaded a processor monitor for my motherboard at Intel.com. I have a P4 w/ an Intel Desktop Board D850GB. The temp readings are as follows:

Processor = 95 degrees F
System Zone 1 = 93 degrees F
System Zone 2 = 108 degrees F

The "yellow" warning zone on the temp meter begins at 107 degrees and the "red" level is at 122 degrees.

I ran Norton Windoctor, Norton Antivirus, as well as did a full system Defrag. There is no consistency as far as the computer shutting off, and doesn't seem to be based on any running programs. I've been running XP Pro for just about a year now, w/ no problems whatsoever. I didn't recently install/uninstall any programs that could possibly coincide w/ the problems. I'm not sure if the System Zone 2 temps are possibly causing a safety shutoff of the computer w/o warning. In all honesty, I have no idea as far as the causes of this is... Read more

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Hi, when I try to play games on my computer (its a new laptop) it will randomly shut down. I was told that this could be an overheating problem, but this computer is not even a year old and the temp. stays at about 41. Any suggestions?
 

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GO HERE http://forums.techguy.org/t110854.html

Make sure your computer is not filled with Spyware /Malware /virus

Download Spybot Search and Destroy and Ad-Aware SE SETUP UPDATE and do a scan with both of them getting rid of all they find

Do a scan with Housecall and Panda

Do ALL of the above first then ---

Download Hijackthis 1.98.2 and post a log here please

DO NOT "fix " anything in the log unless directed from here
 

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For a while now, I have had issues with my computer randomly turning off. After it turns itself off, I often have to perform a hard reset before I can boot it back up. My first thought was that it might be overheating. But after monitoring the temperatures, everything seems ok in that department. The fact that my pc is requiring a hard reset after shutting down is throwing me off a bit. Does anybody have any ideas about what might be causing this particular issue?

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A:Computer randomly shutting down.

First of all, no one knows what you are working on. Post your exact system specs; ie make and model of mb, exact ram installed, brand and wattage of pw supply, etc, etc. If this is a big box system ie dell, hp, whatever, then post the exact make and model#.
 

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My gorgeous new rig from CyberPowerPC came in the mail 2 days ago.

Kingwin 700 WATT PS
ASUS P6T SE X58 Crossfire Triple Channel DDR3
Intel i7-920 2.66GHZ 8M LGA 1366 Retail
6GB DDR3 PC3 1333
500GB SATA II 3.0GB 16MB 7200RPM
EVGA NVidia GeForce GTX 285 1GB PCI-E
Vista Home Premium 64-BIT (downloaded SP2)

I've only done a few things with the rig - mostly install some programs and surf the web but I'll make a quick list of those in case my problem is software related:

AVAST
Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D, Ad-Aware
CCleaner
IDM, BID, FFDshow, WINRAR, SetPoint, IE8, WMP11, HJSplit, Vista Updates

The computer seemed ok until I installed and played Quake Live. About 10 minutes into the game it crashed like someone pulled out the plug - then quickly restarted. I tried playing QL again and it did the same thing. I gave QL one more try and it happened again. Can a browser plugin crash my computer?

I'm not the power-user like most of the people on these forums but I do know how to google ; Possible explanations for my problem:

CPU and/or GPU overheating
generic powesupply
bad RAM

I checked the CPU temp in the BIOS aftere the last crash ... 134 degrees F but I also read that in most cases the temp in the BIOS is wrong.

I am afraid to turn the computer back on - where should I start the troubleshooting? I was going to install and play a next gen game like Crysis or Bioshock and see if it crashes but I don't want to until I get som... Read more

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My guess is it's the power supply. Even though it says 700w it might not be netting enough power to all of the components. Did you get any paperwork with the system or just the info for the order? I'd like to see the power supply's ratings, specifically the +12v amperage rating, which is the most important factor in running high-end video cards etc.

If your CPU or GPU was overheating, the system may start to chug a bit but it wouldn't shut down and restart itself. You're not overclocking so you need not worry about the CPU unless the fan is running under spec. I would download and install RivaTuner from www.guru3d.com to monitor temps and adjust the fan speed on the graphics card, just to be safe.

To test the RAM, run a single module at a time to test the stability and then swap the others in one by one. Do you know which brand DDR3 they installed?
 

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Lately, my computer has been shutting down by itself randomly. When it starts back up, it shows me the "Your computer has not shut down properly." It might be from overheating, I'm not sure. My room is the hottest room in my house, and now that I've turned the heat on, it makes my room hot, so maybe that's why my computer is overheating? What should I do? I guess I could go get a can of compressed air but it might not be exactly overheating.

Any suggestions or help? Thanks.

Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit SP2
Manufacturer: Gateway
Model: LX6810-01
Processor: Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33GHz, 8.0GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT 120
 

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i was wondering if anyone else has had this problem. my computer is brand new, about 3 weeks old. it's a toshiba satellite running windows vista. every so often it will just randomly go black on me and nothing I do will make it come back on. I have to do a hard shut off and then restart. my father in law said he had this problem when he bought his laptop and that it is because of vista. has anyone else had this problem? he said once he downgraded to XP it quit doing it. let me know if you need any additional info, I've scanned the computer, it is virus free and spyware/adware ect free. no other problems, just this weird quirk. how much damage will this do to my computer if I keep having to restart it without properly closing windows?

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Apparently there's a Release Candidate for Vista Service Pack 1 that you can
download. I'd read the stuff on microsoft web site about it and see if your
problem is in the fixes before installing.

I'm in the habit of never using hibernate or power saver features because
I've seen a lot of problems reported. But I only use desktops. If I had
a notebook I'd prolly look into it in more detail.

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Hey there,

First of all I'm not sure this is the place to be posting this but it's the best suited sub-forum I could think of.

As of recent the computer that my parents and siblings use has started randomly shutting off (or at least I think it does). What it does is it goes from working normally to the screen going black and then in the top right corner it's constantly switching between Analog and Digital. I'm not sure what this means but this is the best way I can describe it. I'm currently in the process of making sure the video card drivers are up to date, I have run scans with ccleaner etc and have even reformated the computer to original factory settings. I'm pretty lost with what to do so I feel the need to ask for help. Any input very appreciated!

Cheers,
Simon

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What is the make/model of the PC? If custom built post the specs.

When this happens does it work correctly after the restart?

So the fans and lights are still on but you just loose video? Has the inside of the PC been cleaned of dust/debris lately?

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Hi,

Awhile ago i posted here about a processor problem i had; and i thought i fixed it.
For the most part its fixed, but i noticed that in my CPU / PCI Clock Control (BIOS) the setting 'CPU Host/SDRAM/PCI Clock' wasn't at the fastest speed it could be at, infact it was only on second fastest.

Right now its on 133.33/100/00/33.33
The setting i experimented with was 133.33/100.33/33.33

On the setting 133.33/100.33/33.33 my computer seemed a lot faster and smoother, but my computer randomly just shuts off. I found out that what triggers it to shut off mainly is gaming. Is their anyway to fix the shut off problem? why can my processor only run on the second highest setting fine, but not run the highest properly?

More info about my BIOS Cpu / PCI Clock Control setting:

Spread Spectrum is Disabled
Set Dimm Clock By: Is on Manual
Cpu Host CLock: 133Mhz (greyed out)

(click on system specs by my name to see my system specs)
 

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the way to make it not to shut down would be to up the voltage to the processor but with the questions u are asking I am going to say if u mess with it u will burn the computer up so turn things back like they were and leave things like they were.
 

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Hello! I'm having a serious problem with my computer, and I feel that I have to type this as fast as I can because it's been shutting down very randomly lately.

For the last three or four days, my computer has been completely dysfunctional? I suppose.

At first, it just wouldn't turn on. I left it for a bit, and it actually would turn on, but it would run so incredibly slowly. I could barely open a program, and when I could OPEN them, they wouldn't run at all.

After letting it sit for about two days, I turned it back on, and it works pretty okay for the first hour. The second hour it'll slow right back down, and then spontaneously shut down. I know this sounds like an over-heating problem, so I bought a really intense heavy duty laptop cooling fan to put under it. That doesn't help.

My laptop DOES get hot, but nothing significant, especially with the fan. I figured it might be a virus, so I installed Kaspersky. Kaspersky runs fine, until I get to about 83% and it will continue running, but it will never go past that 83%. (I've let it run for almost 6 hours).

I tried Kaspersky in Safe Mode, but my computer spontaneously shut off then too.

I have Word 2007 installed, and it won't save any files. It just says, "Word Cannot Save Due To A File Permission Error". And just doesn't. Playing video is useless, because it just stops halfway through whatever media is playing. I've down two system restores to two differ... Read more

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My desktop (well, my sister's desktop) is randomly shutting down. All the fans are working, she was able to keep it running long enough to do the WINDOWS updates on it. Then after she got done with them, it shut down. It's been doing this off and on for a month now. We just thought it was because of the heat, because its hot outside and in our house. I tried to get on today, to do a virus/anti-spyware scan, and the computer wouldn't stay on long enough. She said he might need to update her drivers - but neither one of us know really how to do that. Any help? Thanks!

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Hi .

Any error messages? These usually provide clues as to what might be wrong...and how to cure it.

Louis

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My computer keeps shutting down randomly. The screen turns off and then the machine powers down a few seconds after that.

I have a Dell Inspiron 1521, MS Vista Ultimate, 3GB RAM, 160Gb HD.

When the issue first arose, I received error msgs saying, "Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown" and listed the following files as possible sources of the issue:

C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini092008-01.dmp
C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-117063-0.sysdata.xml
C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Temp\WER1592.tmp.version.txt

However, that was four days ago, and while I have continued to experience the problem since then, I have not seen that error msg reappear.

I reinstalled my OS about 10 days ago, and did NOT experience this issue prior to the reinstall. To the best of my ability, I have updated all of the drivers, and have updated by BIOS. Virus/Spyware scans using AVG, Spybot, and Adaware all show no malicious software. I have both CCleaner and ZoneAlarm installed on my system, however I started experiencing the issue prior to installing that software.

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Hi. . .

Please click on the Live SysInternals AutoRuns link below in my sig area (3rd row - 1st). Save it to desktop. Then download the attached zip file and extract the lone batch file to your desktop.

Go to your desktop, right-click on the batch file and select run as administrator. You will see the black "DOS" screen appear and scroll followed by the green status bar. It will take several minutes to run. It will copy any mini kernel dump files, dump the app and system logs, run AutoRuns, msinfo32 and dxdiag. Please not that you will see the AutoRuns screen appear - it is just scanning and will be anout a minute (check status on bottom-left) - then it will disappear indicating the batch job is finished.

The output will be in a new folder found within your documents folder named TSF_Vista_Support.

It is imperative that you download AutoRuns to your desktop 1st - or the job will fail.

Zip the contents of the new folder up and attach to your next post.

Any ? - please let me know.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I had this problem about two months ago and it just occurred out of nowhere again. Here is my log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:11:46 AM, on 5/6/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:&#... Read more

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Howdy Robslob24,No infection showing here, and you don't mention getting any indications of any so far. With Daemon drivers and Half Life loaded it is hard sometimes to uncover what might be at issue with random events, since these two are often involved in computer problems. As some time has passed post back an update on your situation, and let's get a different look at things as well.Go Here and download Silent Runners to your desktop. Run it, and post back here the log it creates. If your AV queries the script, allow it to run. It's not malicious. It will create a file named Startup Programs, and will notify when the scan is complete. Copy the log from the Startup Programs file back here.

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It started happening after I installed WinXp. But I figure it's the power supply, just want to make sure I'm not missing something.

I know it isnt heat related because sometimes I'll start up the comp, it will load Windows, background comes up, and it just shuts off. Sometimes it will be on for 14 hours, and it will just shut off. If I try to start it up again with button on front it will do nothing. It seems the only way to get it to work is to turn off the power supply with button on the back, then click button on front and it will start up.
 

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Recently my computer randomly shuts off, then it tries to turn itself on by itself and it keeps rapidly turning on and off like simultaneously, after like 10 sec it finally shuts off, during the on and off process the power light blinks yellow to white. It can take little as 3 hours before it happens to a whole day, so during all that time i am mostly playing WoW or League of Legends, so the 3 hours to a day seems odd in when it does it. It only happens when i am watching a movie or show or playing a game. If i just leave my computer alone it never does it. I have a cpu temp program and gpu temp program and the temps are no where near the max temp. I will be reformatting my computer tomorrow but would like to know what the problem is if someone one can help me out, in case its a dying power supply or something.

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Is this a laptop or a desktop? What your describing sure sounds like an overheating issue, especially since you say it only happens with intensive software like games and movies.

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I seen on some other forums that it may be a fan and cooling issue, but I have no idea if this picture I took shows if my computer is overheating or if it is not overheating. The issue usually happens when I am playing SWTOR, this issue is getting kinda bad and would like to fix it before some serious damage happens.

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If SpeedFan is giving you accurate readings, then I can safely say that none of these temperatures are anywhere close to being too high.

What does your system consist of? Did you build it, or is it a pre-built? It's good to know as much as possible about the hardware.

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Hey all,

So I've had my PC for a couple years now but in the past 2-3 months (maybe longer, I can't remember, but definitely past 2-3 months), it's had this nasty habit of literally just turning itself off.

I could be playing a game, watching YouTube, browsing, or even just idle on the desktop with nothing running (apart from background processes). It'll shut off. It doesn't discriminate.

It doesn't happen all the time though. Sometimes it won't do it, sometimes it'll do it 2 or 3 times in a row (about 20 minutes in between shut downs). But after a few shut downs, it'll sort itself out and won't turn off on its own again.

So I thought initially that it might be something wrong with my OS, or a virus or so. I've just reformatted. But as I was transferring my files back to my main drive, boom, it did it again.

I've pulled my computer tower away from any blockages (it is under my desk, but it has about 2" at least on each side for air flow). But that hasn't helped anything.

I'm now coming to the conclusion that it's either PSU related (maybe the PSU is faulty and not supplying a steady voltage?) or it's heat related.

I don't have any software to monitor those readings though.

It's worth adding that when I reformatted, I made an internal partition using Win 8.1s disk management system, which I put my backups on. I then reformatted C: and reinstalled 8.1 there. I then copied my backups off of my temp partition and then expanded C: back to its full... Read more

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Hello. Our Toshiba laptop randomly shuts down then reboots itself. I'm thinking it's a virus. Any advice?

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Since your system boots into XP...a good move, How To Disable Automatic Restarts When Windows Crashes - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/74644/how-to-disable-automatic-restarts-when-windows-crashes/ Implementing the above will provide a readable error message that we can attempt to use to troubleshoot.Louis

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I had a couple of error messages this morning. I couldn't read all of them before they disappeared, but one said something about my startup menu and one said I had something affecting my MyDocumnets. My system is now shutting down randomly. Here's my log & thanks in advance:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:53:06 AM, on 4/8/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AskBarDis\bar\bin\AskService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lxcjcoms.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
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