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Q: No Taskbar, Beeping Comp, Cannot Use All Comp Resources

Well this is my first post. I am a fledgling hobbyist at this computer thing and I got this lil comp from my friend for free. It was working great and I was really enjoying checking emails and listening to music on it while browsing the webernet. Two days ago I encountered a virus on the comp while installing some pirated (eeek) software. Needless to say I got my due! The comp rebooted... or I rebooted -I am still hazy on it- and I could not find my taskbar and it looked like half of my desktop icons had been moved down the screen. I tried to move them but nothing worked and I also tried to recover the taskbar using ctrl-esc. Anyway I found your website and someone suggested using DR Web and AVG spyware as well as Smitfraudfix I did all of this and still nothing has changed. There was also a suggestion to use hijakthis so this is the point I am at now. Any further help would be appreciated.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:37:30 AM, on 8/7/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: Safe modeRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dllO2 - BHO: (no name) - {2F364306-AA45-47B5-9F9D-39A8B94E7EF7} - (no file)O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dllO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /autoO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [!AVG Anti-Spyware] "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe" /minimizedO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /backgroundO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /backgroundO4 - HKUS\S-1-5-21-1801674531-789336058-1708537768-500\..\Run: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background (User '?')O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-21-1801674531-789336058-1708537768-500\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background (User '?')O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\npjpi150_06.dllO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\npjpi150_06.dllO9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLLO9 - Extra button: @btrez.dll,-4015 - {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htmO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @btrez.dll,-12650 - {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htmO9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeO23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeO23 - Service: AVG Anti-Spyware Guard - GRISOFT s.r.o. - C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe--End of file - 2695 bytesI thought I might add the normal mode version as well:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:30:41 PM, on 8/7/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)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:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exeC:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\SMC2635WMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dllO2 - BHO: (no name) - {2F364306-AA45-47B5-9F9D-39A8B94E7EF7} - (no file)O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dllO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [!AVG Anti-Spyware] "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exe" /minimizedO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [muBlinder] C:\Documents and Settings\Jibril.LAPTOP\Local Settings\Temp\Rar$EX00.430\muBlinder.exe -startupO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AdaptecDirectCD] C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exeO4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exeO4 - Global Startup: Bluetooth.lnk = ?O4 - Global Startup: SMC2635W 11Mbps WLAN Monitor.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\system32\SMC2635WMonitor.exeO8 - Extra context menu item: Download All by FlashGet - C:\Program Files\FlashGet\jc_all.htmO8 - Extra context menu item: Download using FlashGet - C:\Program Files\FlashGet\jc_link.htmO8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000O8 - Extra context menu item: Send to &Bluetooth Device... - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie_ctx.htmO9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dllO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dllO9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLLO9 - Extra button: @btrez.dll,-4015 - {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htmO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @btrez.dll,-12650 - {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htmO9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeO15 - Trusted Zone: http://tracker.torrenty.orgO23 - Service: avast! iAVS4 Control Service (aswUpdSv) - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeO23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeO23 - Service: avast! Mail Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exeO23 - Service: avast! Web Scanner - ALWIL Software - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exeO23 - Service: AVG Anti-Spyware Guard - GRISOFT s.r.o. - C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeO23 - Service: Bluetooth Service (btwdins) - Broadcom Corporation. - C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exeO23 - Service: Symantec Lic NetConnect service (CLTNetCnService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe (file missing)O23 - Service: Rio MSC Manager (RioMSC) - Digital Networks North America, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\RioMSC.exe--End of file - 4346 bytes

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A: No Taskbar, Beeping Comp, Cannot Use All Comp Resources

Hi Jibrilski,

If you still need help please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks for your patience.

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Hey guys, i have a problem with this stupid HP computer of mine...The main problem is that it keeps freezing/crashing! and sometimes it restarts itself... every once in a while the cpu would beep and my comp will start having a mind of its own coz it opens google and searches for QYTREW and sometimes it opens qytrew.net???? i have no idea why, that page doesnt even exist!What's more annoying is that it sometimes go into my system setup when i first start the comp and it tries to change the date!I have followed you Preperation Guide but the thing is that my comp would freeze everytime it gets scanned... i tried Housecall, Panda, and my own AVG... it also freezed when i tried McAffe Stinger... the only thing that i can use it my Spybot search and destroy *sigh*On the days when this comp doesnt beep, it freezes. I rarely shut it down anymore coz it freezes all the time...Anyways here's a screen shot of the error report microsoft gave me after my comp just restarted it self:and here is my HJT Log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:45:02 p.m., on 8/02/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Sygat... Read more

A:Comp Keeps Freezing And Restarting And Beeping!

Yep, you have a bugger there. However, I doubt that's the source of your problem. I would like to see if any other startups are involved. To do this, I need to see another type of log please. Go here and download Silent Runners.vbs to a new folder on your Desktop (Clicking the the download link works if you use IE. If you use FireFox, rightclick on the link and choose "Save Link As") and run it. It generates a log too. It takes a minute or two and it will notify you with a popup when your log is ready (make sure you wait for the popups please) Please post the information back in this thread too (you may need to make a couple of posts). If your antivirus program queries the script, allow it to run. It's not malicious.

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For some reason, whenever I open Yahoo messenger, it sucks the hell out of my resources. I have almost a gig of ram, and even with nothing opened or running, yahoo messeneger will suck up to 97% of my resources, and continue to suck at that rate for no apparant reason. This is with NO other programs or services running, and even right after a reboot. With no files being sent, the cam not in use, just being opened, it sucks the resources.
It doesn't do this everytime, but I'd say about 90% of the time I open the program. I've no idea why. I dodn't have a viri, the HJThis is clean, it just sucks the hell out of my resources for no apparant reason.
Does anyone have a reason why, and maybe a possible fix for this?
Also, is there some way I can limit the resources any one program can use? This is REALLY driving me crazy, as the majority of the people I speak to everyday are in my yahoo messenger list. But opening Yahoo and letting it run, makes my comp just crawl.

The image shows it, right after a reboot and being the only thing running, using 96% of my resources.


Any and all help greatly appreciated!
r0dn3y
 

A:Yahoo Messenger sucking all comp resources

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You guys have helped me a lot in the past and i appreciate the help again. Here are my logs.
 
Problem is avast wont activate and ive crashed a couple times, comp is running very slow.
 
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2015
Ran by Brian (administrator) on BRIANASUS on 03-06-2015 20:48:22
Running from C:\Users\Brian\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian (Available Profiles: UpdatusUser & Brian)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(ASUSTeK Computer Inc.) C:\Windows\System32\FBAgent.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\NvXDSync.exe
(NVIDIA Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\nvvsvc.exe
(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\AsLdrSrv.exe
(ASUS) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKGFNEX\GFNEXSrv.exe
(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
(Trend Micro Inc.) C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AMSP\coreServiceShell.exe
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A:Something is wrong with my comp. Avast wont activate, comp running slow, crashin

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Remove these programs in bold using the Add/Remove Programs applet.Download Updater (AOL LLC) (HKLM-x32\...\SoftwareUpdUtility) (Version: - ) <==== ATTENTIONRewardsArcadeSuite (HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\...\RewardsArcadeSuite) (Version: - 215 Apps) <==== ATTENTIONSearch Protection (HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\...\Search Protection) (Version: 9.4.0.2 - Spigot, Inc.) <==== ATTENTION===Open notepad (Start =>All Programs => Accessories => Notepad). Please copy the entire contents of the code box below. 
start

CreateRestorePoint:
CloseProcesses:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer: Policy restriction <======= ATTENTION
HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1001\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = https://search.yahoo.com/?type=282369&fr=spigot-yhp-ie
URLSearchHook: HKLM-x32 - (No Name) - {7aeb3efd-e564-43f1-b658-5058a7c5743b} - No File
URLSearchHook: HKU\S-1-5-21-2814915296-174591460-2764255659-1000 - (No Name) - {7aeb3efd-e564-43f1-b658-5058a7c5743b} - No File
BHO: TmIEPlugInBHO Class -> {1CA1377B-D... Read more

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My computer has been running a bit slow lately, and i get constant popups in sets of 20 or 30 that will not close, and randomly my computer will have black and blue lines run across the screen, or will completely blank out, i have had some issues with freezing and then it wil begin to make noises at me if i touch any keys or click, not sure whats wrong i suppose i just post my log?

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\p2phost.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Palm\Hotsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdSync.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.exe
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A:Comp a bit slow, uncloseable popups, random comp shutdowns, freezing

Welcome to TSG

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from Here or Here
Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select Perform Quick Scan, then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.

Extra Note:

If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.
 

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Scan saved at 12:47:59 PM, on 12/14/2003
Platform: Windows 2000 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\FireDaemon.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avconsol.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\DownloadWare\dw.exe
C:\WINNT\ycvxwrcz.exe
C:\winnt\msbb.exe
C:\Program Files\Sqwire\uc.exe
C:\Program Files\syslaunch.exe
C:\Program Files\Media\Media\UpdateStats.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINNT\uptodate.exe
C:\Program Files\SuperBar\sbhc.exe
C:\Program Files\ClearSearch\Loader.exe
C:\Program Files\Common files\updater\wupdater.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\slmss\slmss.exe
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A:Friends comp... u know, the ol' popup not online... close IE/ freeze comp... HIJACK

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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of this ... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

Well dude.. i would just go with ad aware.. it wont really slow the comp down

somthing activly scanning such as norton avast etc.. will slow your comp down by taking resources... just go with a scanner like adaware that doesnt use resources..

EDIT: Norton sucks... seriously

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I loaded all my documents and folders from "My Documents" on my old computer (XP) and when I went to load them on my new system (8.1) only about 8 were included on the memory sticks. I used 2 sticks and assured that all the documents were loaded in full.
Any suggestions or ideas.
Thanks,
Ron
 

A:Solved: Loading Saved Documents & folders from my XP Comp. to Windows 8.1 on New Comp

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I have been reading on different sites to download different anti-spyware programs. Right now I have:

1. Ad-aware
2. Spybot
3. IE Spyad w/ Zoned Out
4. PC pitstop driver alert
5. Spyware Blaster
6. ATF Cleaner
7. PC Pitstop Driver Alert
8. Hosts Xpert
9. Windows Defender

Will these slow down my system, or make it take longer to shut down and restart my comp? Is there anything on this list that I should not have? If it's not a big deal, does anyone recommend any more apps I should download or things to do to make my system better?

If I install almost all of the reputable spyware removers and system optimizers, etc. on my comp, will it slow down my system? Will there be any negative consequences?

Right now I would opt for a faster computer over a secure one, so I would prefer speed over an increased possibility of a virus, etc (still want an anti-virus though). I'd like my comp to shut down and restart quickly, but of course it's not that big of a deal.

With that in mind...I was wondering what the computer "gurus" think is the best way I can optimize my computer? If you have a lot of experience, then what would/do you do, and what do you download for your comp? What programs should I download or buy? I'm willing to pay money for programs that I can buy at the store or pay to activate full versions of trial software, etc. if it will help optimize my computer or help my computer's speed. My system specifications are at the bottom of thi... Read more

A:Newbie questions. Will anti-spyware, etc. slow down comp? Best way to optimize comp?

As a rule, you use:
1 firewall
1 antivirus
* Norton is not the best program around, and it's a resource hog, but since you bought it, you'll have to live with it until it expires.
* Using more then one of each is asking for problems (conflict).
As for antispyware programs, you can have as many, as you want, however, I wouldn't use more then 2 as startups, since you want fast computer.
Your computer specs look very good, but the lower number of startups, the better (this is another thing to check).
As for antispyware, I'd keep Spyware Blaster as a startup program, and I'd add a-squared: http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/
You may want to run others, you have once in a while, or when any problem arises.

In addition, you want to keep your computer clean of garbage, and for that purpose, you want to get CCleaner: www.ccleaner.com

Once a month, you want to run defrag. I recommend free jkDefrag: http://www.kessels.com/JkDefrag/ instead of Windows defrag.

That's about it. If you have more questions, please, ask.
 

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i have win 7 ultimate x64
my comp won't stop BSOD and mentions ntoskrnl.exe+80640 as the main cause for this, the pc also freezes repeatedly, also recently it started rebootin and beeping after that.
can't find the solution im strugglin from that more than a month
the bios also behaves wierdly lately, it changed it self time and system time and also changed RAM frequency.
after turning driver verifier my comp reboot more frequently
i hope some1 can help me get to solution becauze im really lost, i added all the files required for you to help me.
thanx , mark

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I want complete access to my comp at my parents house from my comp at my sisters pad.
How would I go about doing this?
It would mostly just be for grabbing files.
 

A:I want complete access to my comp at my parents house from my comp at my sisters pad.

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alright were havin a little problem first let me tell you about the two computers:

Computer A: Windows XP Home Edition
Has the Cable modem connected to it
Has the router connected to it
512mb ram

Computer B: Windows 98SE
Being Wirelessly connected to the xp computer

Ok well i know i have my network set up because a) i went through the XP computer, and The 98SE computer is getting an internet connection and finally C) because the XP can connect to the 98SE but not visa versa

Now every time im on the 98SE computer and i try to connect to the XP comp i get this "Resource: \\MAIN\IPC$" Then its askin for a password, ive tried every single password ive known it wotn connect, i have even made an account exactly the same as the 98SE computer on the XP computer. IE (this is true) The windows 98SE computer has a username of Default and password - nothing. So i went to the XP connection, i made an account named Default and in the password field put nothing. I dont know what else to do ive tried everything plz help soon!!!
 

A:problem connecting 98SE comp to Xp comp but not visa versa

On the XP machine:
1) Is the firewall turned off? If you have SP2 it is turned on by default.
2) Have you shared any folders yet?
 

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I want to be able to print from my XP Computer to the Vista computer in the other room, wirelessly.

XP Home
Vista Home Premium
New, Shared Printer

Printer on the Vista computer is "shared"...I don't know anything about networks
I use control panel: "add a printer" -> "A network printer" -> "Browse for printers" -> it shows some sort of window with icons that don't really mean much to me:

One category is called "Workgroup" and when I click it, the Vista name of the computer in the other room shows up, but nothing happens when I double click that. I connected to a wireless printer a long time ago this way when one was connected to an XP computer, and the actual name of the printer would show up.

Does anyone know how to do it?
 

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I've got an annoying problem I'm trying to smooth out. On my 3-computer LAN, I've got network shares set up on all three comps. (Not homegroup; not public folders; those aren't workable for my situation.)

On my main work computer ("Comp A") (Win 7 Home Premium), whenever I open the sharelist on either "B" or "C", I have the extreme pleasure of waiting 8-10 seconds before the shares on the requested machine are presented.

Other than that, the shares work perfectly, except for the annoying delay every time I want to use Comp A to open the list of shares on Comp B or Comp C.

What I'm sharing: My user directory on each comp. (I'm the only user on this 3-node LAN.) Sharing with Homegroup or Public Folders isn't feasible.

When the delay happens: Courtesy of Wireshark, I've learned that when the delay occurs, it occurs after "Negotiate Protocol Response" and before "Session Setup Request".

I'm also getting the same delay behavior on one other computer (Comp C), but only when accessing the share list Comp A. Here's the specific run-down...

Computer A
Windows 7 Home Premium
Hard-Wired
8-second delay opening shares on Comp B and Comp C.
Computer B
Windows 7 Ultimate
Hard-wired
No delay opening shares on Comp A or Comp C
Computer C
Windows 7 Ultimate
Wi-fi
8-second delay opening shares on Comp A (Home Prem.) but *not* Comp B (Ult.)
I'd really appreciate any troubleshooting suggestions. End result: When I click a computer to ... Read more

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I recently set up a workgroup called "workgroup" so that my two PC's could share files.

The XP comp is called Qing, and can access the workgroup and log onto the linux server called Han (running Fedora 6 with Samba) . Once logged onto Han from Qing, I can see the shared folder, but when i try to access it I get the following message:

"\\Han\share is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. The network path was not found."

On Han, the linux comp, I have set up a shared folder called "share" with full permissions.
I have enabled NetBIOS over TCP/IP and rebooted and still no luck,
I have searched the internet and these forums for a similar problem but was unable to find anything that I could use.

Any help would be great!

thanks
 

A:XP Comp cannot access shared folder on Linux Comp

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My taskbar is always hidden whenever I start up, whether I drag up b4 shutdown or not! how do i stiop this
 

A:Taskbar always hidden when start comp

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my computer is running slower than usual and after i have been on my computer for as while after startup the taskbar locks out then a litlle after all programs do.i was told to bring my hijackthis log here, so here it is:Scan saved at 11:46:36 AM, on 1/25/2009Platform: 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:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exeC:\Program Files\ANI\ANIWZCS2 Service\WZCSLDR2.exeC:\Program Files\D-Link\D-Link Wireless G DWA-510\AirGCFG.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEc:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exeC:\Program ... Read more

A:slow comp, also having taskbar problems+hijack log

Hi My name is Extremeboy (or EB for short), and I will be helping you with your log.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.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.If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will need to close your topic.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we... Read more

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Hi.
I just got my new laptop and I am trying to transfer files from old computer to it. I tried to set up a home network by following the wizard. When I go to My Network Places from my new computer, nothing shows. I tried pressing the View Workgroup computers button from there and all I got was:

"Home not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions."

What should I do?
 

A:Network Problem. New comp can't access old comp.

Create a file in notepad named FIXANON.REG with the following contents:

------------------- Use text after this line -------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa]
"restrictanonymous"=dword:00000000
------------------- Use text before this line -----------------

Double click on the file and say Yes to the merge into registry question.


If that doesn't do it, let's follow these basic debug steps.

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

PING each computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. You can obtain the IP address of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG. This should work for any Windows version. A failure here needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Check your Services are Started on all PCs: Workstation, DHCP Client, DNS Client, Server, TCP/IP Netbios helper, Computer Browser.

All computers should be in the same workgroup for computer browsing to function properly. File & Print Sharing has to be enabled on any computer you wish to share files or printers from. You also need to actually share the resource in question from My Computer, right click on the drive/printer/folder, and select sharing.

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My dad has expensive construction software that he needs on a day to day basis, but his laptop is dying and very slow. Currently his laptop runs Vista x86, and I wanted to give him my laptop that runs 7 x64. Could I swap the hard drives so that its an easy transition, or would that not work? Thanks for any input and suggestions.

A:Hard drive from one comp work in another comp like it did before?

"his laptop is dying and very slow"

that might mean his hard drive is bad, or that he has too many programs/malware installed, in which case you would not want to put his drive in your laptop.

But to answer your question, it depends on how different the chipset drivers are between the two machines. But if you have the win7 x64 install dvd, you should be able to do a repair install if windows is not able to boot after switching hard drives.

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I have a 32bit comp, W7 Ult, 1TB HD and I would like to clone that onto a comp that is a 64bit. HD is the same capacity, question is, can this process be done? Will the programs from the 32bit work in the 64bit comp.? I'm thinking of using Acronis True Image Home 2011.I was given a newer desktop minus the HD and was going to retire my old desktop and I wanted what was on the old comp(32bit) transfered to the new (64bit) tower. Thanx in advance for any advice.

A:Transferring Everything From 32bit comp To 64bit comp

You can't do it.
64-bit has to be a clean installation.
You can transfer your data, but all programs have to be reinstalled.

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is it possible ffor me to vue a webcam from another comp on network on my comp? I want to monitor my house. i have webcams on my comps on the lan, and i want to moniutor my house. Can i do it, how do i do it.... win 2k pro is on all the computers.
 

A:is it possible ffor me to vue a webcam from another comp on network on my comp?

Try these links:

http://developers.webcamworld.com/

http://www.techtv.com/callforhelp/webworkshop/story/0,24330,2354485,00.html
 

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Hello,

My computer has had two things happen to it. The address folders in Thunderbird have been wiped clean and i have been reciving messages for undelivered mail that I never sent. I think my comp has become a zombie and part of a bot net. how do I regain control? I have not seen any error messages, no reset of desktop, and i have run many security programs in safe mode

Current security is Trend Micro PCcillin 2006 (updated daily)
I also run adware 2007, Ccleaner, Auslogics disk defrag, Registery fix,

Machine specs:
Dell 4300
OS - Windows XP

please help me determine the extent of this problem and how to fix it.

WinterKDV
 

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Does'nt keep paging file settings.
Runs mega-slow and olny when services are turned off using msconfig
svchost and explorer use all the cpu
before most of these problems comp wanted to run RPUTH and FUDNX
Norton antivirus won't enable to auto protect or scan e-mail
Attached is my hijackthis start up file.

StartupList report, 11/14/2004, 6:40:59 PM
StartupList version: 1.52
Started from : C:\Documents and Settings\Gerry\Desktop\HijackThis.EXE
Detected: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Detected: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)
* Using default options
==================================================

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\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Nhksrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\System32\AppServices.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~2\NORTON~1\SPEEDD~1\NOPDB.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Iomega\AutoDisk\ADService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\devldr32.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
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A:Comp hardly runs, Start/Taskbar don't work; Please check my Hijackthis log

Hi jumpn,

This is not the right log from HJT. Just open HJT, click on the Scan button, the the Save Log button. That is the one we need to post the entire contents of to help.

Thanks!!

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Hello there, I recently upgraded my comp by replacing mobo, graphics, ram, cpu
pretty much the lot except for my hdd and cd drive.
the problem is now it wont boot and keeps restarting, it gets to the windows logo and then goes to a blue screen for half a sec then restarts. i have windows 7 and even the repair tool doesnt help with the problem.
ether my hdd has had it (i have had it for a while now) or there is a issue with my new ram?
could this be a compatability issue or a fault?


i have tried the windows 7 repair tool but comes up saying cant fix problems. tried restarting from a earlier time, and iv also tried to boot from the windows 7 disk but it just freezes so i can boot or install.

can anyone help me try and get this new beast of a comp up and running ???
 

A:Upgraded comp but now comp keeps restarting

First you need to turn off automatic restart. Go to Control Panel, System, Advanced System settings, Start Up and Recovery, settings and un-check automatically restart
 

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dunno if this is correct forum but i want to move some files from my desktop (vista) to my laptop (xp) Things like email contacts, files, photos etc. do I have to burn this onto a disc & then play the disc in the laptop? or is there some easier way?
 

A:moving files from comp to comp

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kk well got this comp about a year or 2 ago and havnt really put anything into it at all sept some fans and video cards. But now I am starting to notice how slow my comp is and wanting to speed everything up quite a bit. Im not as much into hardware as I am with software so bare with me on that. I got the cash but not enough to go crazy with. I just wanna know what i should be upgrading first and formost to get my comp sped up and running at better fps in games and such. What is most important to be upgraded first and what is least important, Also asking for suggestions on upgrades if possible =D.

AMD Athlon XP 2600+
2.13 GHz
512 MB of RAM
ATI RADEON X850 PRO 256 AGP
MOB: Micro-Star LTD MS-6390 3PCI 1AGPv2.0
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
250W power supply

Also should i be worried about running x850 on only 250Watt power supply?

Thanks for the feedback all!
 

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Alright, I'm clueless to Networking pretty much.

I have recently set up a linksys wrt54g router to my desktop with a wireless signal to my laptop.

My question is, is there a way/how do I share files between the two computers. What do I do to set this up (if it's possible), and what other equipment might I need.

I'm pretty much networking illertiate so go easy on me.

Thanks.
 

A:How do I share files from comp. to comp.?

If using XP . . run the "Set up a home or small office network" wizard from "My Network Places on each machine . . tell it you want to share files . . then set the folders you want to share to share on the network ( right click . . select Properties . . Sharing tab )
 

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ThinkCentre M58 Series Tower - Limited On-site Warranty 3 Year Parts / 3 Year Labor Description Part number Unit price* Quantity Price* ThinkCentre M58 Series Tower - Limited On-site Warranty 3 Year Parts / 3 Year Labor Edit 7373CTO $1,306.00 1 $1,306.00 System Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Processor (2.66GHz 1333MHz 4MB L2) 1 Operating system: Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 1 Operating System Language: Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 - English 1 Form factor: Mechanical Package Tower 4X5 280W Manual Selection(for Win7 only) 1 Additional I/O port: Rear Second Serial port cable HP 1 Additional I/O port: Rear USB 2Ports 1 Additional I/O port: eSATA Port Cable FH 1 Memory speed: PC3-8500 1066MHz DDR3 UDIMM 1 Total memory: 8GB PC3-8500 SDRAM (4 DIMMs) 1 Video adapter: Integrated Video GMA4500 1 Audio adapter: Integrated High Definition Audio 1 First hard drive bay: 500GB, 8M Cache, 7200RPM SATA II 1 First optical device bay: DVD-ROM Drive - 16x/48x - SATA - for win 7 1 Networking: Integrated Gigabit Ethernet 1 Keyboard: Lenovo Preferred Pro USB Full Size Keyboard - US English 1 Pointing Device: Lenovo Optical Wheel Mouse - USB Primax 400 DPI 1 Power cord: Line Cord - US

A:heres the comp specs for new comp

So is there a question?

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I just bought a belkin easy transfer wire thinking it'll let me transfer files from one computer to another... it seems it just transfer whole accounts without asking me what I want to transfer over.

I was looking for a better option than transferring to USB then transferring to other computer. Is there a way to do this?

A:transfer data from comp to comp

to just transfer 'files and folders'--use a crossover cable (under $10)--see think link with instructions:
Connect two computers using a crossover cable

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Hi,

Recently had a virus on my computer. Had to take it to the geek squad to get it fixed. Brought it home the other day and it would not connect to my wireless network (I am on the other laptop in my house that does still connect). It would connect before I got it "fixed". I brought it back to the store the next day and they tried a few things. I will connect to their wireless in the store.

I originally had Geek Squad come out earlier this year to set up my wireless router and the guy who helped me at the store said it might be because of a certain way he set my computer up to connect to the router which got erased when my computer had to be restored.

Now they want to charge me an extra $89 for them to come back out to the house and fix it.

Is there anything I can do to try to fix this myself without forking over even more money?
 

A:Comp just restored, network will not assign network address to comp

uh, maybe you would want to check what is the setting looks like now and post it here? maybe someone can help you out. also if possible, mention what brand?
 

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My old desktop crashed and cheaper to get newer one that has Win 7 Pro installed rather than repair. Old comp had been updated from Win 7 to Win 8 and then Win 8.1. I have bootable Win 8.0 ISO dvd and key. How can I "transfer" the Win 8 that I bought and installed on old comp on to the newer one that has the Win 7 Pro on it?

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Got a question, i got a new barebone system but i don't want to reinstall everything is it possible to just swap hdd or not?

everything is the same except the mobo, memory, and the cpu, transfering everything else over from the old case to the new case.

or is there a trick i can use to make this work.

really would not like to have to reinstall everything but i can if need be.

also want to upgrade to XP X64 but can do that after no big deal.
 

A:Transfer old comp to new comp help please

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I just got a new computer with Windows 7.

My old computer has Windows XP on it.

I need to get all my old saved Incredimail mail from my old computer to my new one.

I just dont know how.


Here is what I have done so far...

Installed Incredimail on my new computer with Win 7.

I then looked online to find out where the back up files for Incredimail emails are and found them on my Win XP comp. I then downloaded that file to a flash drive thinking I could find the same file on my computer with Win 7.

The pathways are supposed to be:

C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Application Data\IM\Identities\
or
C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Local Settings\Application Data\IM\Identities\

I was able to find the second one on my XP Computer. But when I went to transfer the file to my Win 7 Computer, I could not find the appropriate folder. There IS no Documenst and Settings. Nor is there a an IM or Identities folder.

What do I do?

I REALLY need to have these old messages. There is some very important info I need to have.

Thanks!

A:Incredimail From XP Comp to Win 7 Comp, help?

They have a tool in the program to do this: IncrediMail Help Center: How do I transfer all of my IncrediMail files and settings to another computer?

In Win 7, the folder is Users, not Documents and Settings. From there, it's probably Roaming, but I'm not positive. I don't and won't use Incredimail.

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i'm trying to buy a new computer and i was wondering if these parts would work together:
https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion/Wishlist/PublicWishDetail.asp?WishListNumber=4065726&WishListTitle=%2E%2E%2E
 

A:New comp rig

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I just got a new computer and it has no OS on it. It goes through bios and stuff but then stops after verifying dmi pool. So I put in a windows xp bootable cd and it does everything the same. I try a dos boot disk, but again no luck. So I figure maybe its not set up to check for a boot disk. So when it says press del to enter setup I hit del and it doesn't go in to setup. After trying F2 and F4 and getting no results I came to the conclusion that the keyboard isn't working with the computer at all. What do I do?
 

A:New Comp - No OS

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hey guys-
ok Different computer... running slow.. trying to clean it up... Here's the log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 7:01:54 PM, on 03/14/2004
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\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Speed Disk\nopdb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\QUICKENW\QAGENT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\pctspk.exe
C:\Program Files\Iomega\Tools\IMGICON.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\starter.exe
C:\compaq\CPQInet\CpqInet.exe
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\cpqeadm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\mrtMngr.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMPAQ\EASYAC~1\BTTNSERV.EXE
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
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A:Comp H-Log

It's pretty clean. Fix this one:

O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/20e1c6079957de...ip/RdxIE601.cab

Restart.

Here are some routine maintenance practices that you should do on a regular basis to keep your machine running efficienly:

Disk Cleanup:

http://www.theeldergeek.com/disk_cleanup_utility.htm

Defrag your HD:

http://artsweb.bham.ac.uk/artsit/Info/Guides/GoodPractice/defrag-win2kxp.htm

Run chkdsk:

To use Chkdsk, click Start and My Computer. Right-click the hard drive you want to check, and click Properties. Select the Tools tab and click Check Now. Check both boxes. Click Start. You'll get a message that the computer must be rebooted to run a complete check. Click Yes and reboot. Chkdsk will take awhile, so run it when you don't need to use the computer for something else.

Remove unnecessary startups

This should be done through the System Configuration Utility. Go to Start > Run and type in msconfig.
Click OK or hit the Enter key.

Click on the "Startup" tab and remove the check by the items that you have determined are unnecessary. Click "Apply" then "Close"

You will be prompted to restart. Go ahead and restart.

Upon restart you will be confronted with a dialogue box warning about running in selective startup. Just ignore that message and put a check in the box by "Don't show me this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows s... Read more

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Dear Guys,

For some reason, my laptop keep freezing. I always need to go to task manger and end the process "explorer". And also, my comp alwasy restart itself, then it says operating systems not found or something. I have runned all kinds of progammes. Ad-ware etc. Plz hlp me to fix it.

This is my hijackthis Log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:55:11, on 13/9/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\cFosDSL\cFosDNT.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\smax4.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM95\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Registry Clean Expert\RCHelper.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
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A:Help Me With My Comp!!

Someone Help Me may be?

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Hey Guys im helping a friend with a pc.
I want to know if these pc stats are good. Its just a regular pc user no high
end type stuff. But they want it to function fast & effieciently.
Thanks alot for your help guys!
Intel® Celeron® Processor at 2.4GHz with 400MHz front side bus
Operating System FreeDOS™ included in the box, ready to install

Memory 512MB Shared DDR SDRAM at 333MHz (Performs at 266MHz for 400FSB systems)

Keyboard Dell Quietkey® Keyboard

Monitor 17 in (16.0 in v.i.s., .27dp)E773c Monitor

Video Card Integrated Intel® Extreme Graphics

Hard Drive 80GB Ultra ATA/100 7200RPM Hard Drive

Floppy Drive and Additional Storage Devices 3.5 in Floppy Drive

Mouse Dell 2-button scroll mouse

Network Interface Integrated 10/100 Ethernet

Modem 56K PCI Data Fax Modem

CD or DVD Drive Dual Drives: 48x CD-RW Drive + 16x DVD-ROM Drive

Sound Card Integrated Audio

Speakers Dell A215 Speakers

Limited Warranty, Services and Support Options 1Yr Ltd Warranty, 1Yr At-

Home Service, and 1Yr Technical Support
 

A:New comp. help?

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Hi All,

I've posted on here before and had great success getting problems solved so I'm really helping somebody can bail me out now. I don't _think_ that I have a virus/spyware problem that I can identify but there's something definitely not right with my computer. Here are the symptoms as best as I can describe them:

- everything is running _very_ slowly. Windows takes longer to load and, once loaded, things generally seem to be running/loading progressively slower - and I'm not trying to do anything fancy. The only programs I really use are explorer, msoffice, winamp, and divx, that's it.
- I've noticed that, often times, when things get really slow the process EXPLORER.EXE is hogging upwards of 97% of the CPU, the CPU is just maxed out. However, sometimes things move fairly slowly and this doesn't happen, so I'm confused.
- Tons and tons of disk reads - sometimes even when I'm not actively running a single program the green disk access light on my laptop goes a solid green, and you can definitely hear the disk being read from (by the way my computer is a Dell Inspiron 5100, 6 months old, if that matters at all).
- I notice a process running called "Support.exe" which the win tasks 4 library indicates is a security risk (http://www.liutilities.com/products/wintaskspro/processlibrary/support/)
- Earlier I noticed that the process CIDAEMON.EXE was hogging up a lot of CPU time so after reading up on it a bit on this... Read more

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I d/l and ran spybot and deleted unnecessary programs, and here is the hjt log after all that.
please let me know what else i can do.
thank you
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.1
Scan saved at &#50724;&#54980; 6:20:03, on 2004-08-07
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\LXSUPMON.EXE
C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\ClickQ\ClickQ Service Manager\ClickQSvcMan.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents\hij\HijackThis.exe

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sorry for all the logs, but your help would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.1
Scan saved at &#50724;&#54980; 8:01:50, on 2004-08-07
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\LTSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2000\Pop3trap.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2000\WebTrapNT.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Caere\OmniPagePro90\opware32.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp3\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntvdm.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\ACMonitor_X83.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\AcBtnMgr_X83.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\printray.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2000\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\HNC\Netpia\netpia.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\PC-cillin 2000\PNTIOMON.exe
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I had to get on a separate computer to post this...

When I go to the TSG forums, it says that I'm logged in but strangly when I'm in a topic there's no "Quick Reply" box, so when try to to a standard reply, it asks me to log in. After I type in my log in info I can reply and everything's normal, then when I try to post my reply/topic it tells me to log in again, but then won't post.

I think this is happening because I just did a System Restore. But I didn't have a Restore Point (because I just reinstalled Windows, yes, I realize I should have made a Restore Point) so I had to use a "System Checkpoint" I figured this was just a schedualed system checkpoint. Am I wrong about this?

I've tried undoing the system restore, but I can't. There's supposed to be an option to undo it, but there simply isn't.

Anyway, everything else is fine on my computer, I just am having trouble using TSG.

Thanks for any ideas!
 

A:Can't log into TSG, and only TSG, on my comp!

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I recently upgaded my aging computer with the following components:

New MSI motherboard, capable of socketing a Pentium 4(Which I have) and the option to upgrade to a Core2Duo.
X1900XT from a 6800GS
2GB of DDR2 from 1GB
500W Cooler Master powersupply

Now I figured I would get a good jump in performance in games, and it did... but could my CPU be bottlenecking my GPU at all? It doesn't seem like I'm getting that much better performance than my other computers at the same resolution(1280x1024)

Athlon 64 3000+ @2.0ghz
X800XT
1GB DDR400

Would I get a really big boost in gaming performance if I switched to a E6300 or E6400?(Core 2 Duo)
BTW, my newer computer's P4 is clocked at 3.2Ghz.
 

A:New Comp.

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heya all i had til recently sum crazy big virus that was spaming me error messages and slowing my comp right down i mangaed to save my self temporaly by disconnecting the A drive (my floppy disk) this has stoped it i was wondering is my comp still in trouble... well i ran SBSD and ADware and then ran hijackthisso here is my log any log woold b muchly appreciated remba i am rly computingly unco so basic help woold b nice thanks all! Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\svcntaux.exeC:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\swdsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\mmc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\dmremote.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\dmadmin.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Will\My Documents\my old comp\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.mic... Read more

A:My Comp Needs Help

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum newbie123 Download SDFix.exe and save it to your desktop:http://downloads.andymanchesta.com/RemovalTools/SDFix.exe* Double click on SDFix on your desktop,and install the fix to C:\ Please then reboot your computer into Safe Mode by doing the following:* Restart your computer* After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;* Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;* Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".* Choose your usual account.* In Safe Mode,go to and open the C:\SDFix folder,then double click on RunThis.bat to start the script.* Type Y to begin the script.* It will remove the Trojan Services then make some repairs to the registry and prompt you to press any key to Reboot.* Press any Key and it will restart the PC.* Your system will take longer that normal to restart as the fixtool will be running and removing files.* When the desktop loads the Fixtool will complete the removal and display Finished, then press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.* Finally open the SDFix folder on your desktop and copy and paste the contents of the results file Report.txt into your next reply.* Also post a new Hijackthis log please. *NOTE*Please post the entire Hijackthis log which includes all the operating info at the top of the log,thanks.

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ok well here is my problem. i recieved a mp3 for my b-day and i have gone in and installed all the usb and musicmatch. so then i opened the musicmatch box and went to options then send to device. when i went there i could not get any songs on or off the mp3. it comes w/ a 32mb memory. so i took it to a friend he got it off no problem so i went back and tried to add a song to it. (now has no songs on the mp3 so should have 32mb free) and it said there is not enough room. the song was only .55mb. so there is something wrong w/ my comp and it will not read the memory off the mp3. my freind said he had the same prob but fixed it and now he cant remember how so will u help me thanks alot Ring Wraith
 

A:MP3!!!!! an my comp!

What kind of MP3 Player is it? With a brand and model number, it might be possible to see if others have had the problem, and if the manufacturer has released any informatino on it.
 

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hello guys...

im am building a new comp and i just wanted to run everything buy the guys that know EVERYTHING before i purchase it all.

first off, i already had the case,mobo, and video card that i got from my brother for free, so i will use them now and upgrade later.

I already have the HD , Key Board , Mouse, DVD Burner, LCD

(From My Brother)
Mobo - ASRock ConRoe 1333 D667
Video Card - Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L S-Series


now for what i am going to purchase...

Power Supply - HEC HP585D 585W ATX12V
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817339012

Ram - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231098

Processor - Intel Pentium E2180 Allendale 2.0GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116052

Fan 1 ( Front Fan ) - APEVIA CF12SL-UBL 120mm Blue LED Case Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811998121

Fan 2 ( Rear Fan ) - Scythe DFS123812-3000 "ULTRA KAZE" 120 x 38 mm Case Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185054

Heat Sink - ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186134

It is a build that I will upgrade later but i want to keep the cost down as much as possible....thanks guys
 

A:My new comp

I would get a better quality power supply, and with better qualtiy, and with that quality, you can use less power watts rating, so get the same price.
 

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