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Q: Unexpected Exceptions

Hey guys/gals, i been getting these unexpected exceptions, usually a few a day and heres a log that it sends me. Can anyone help me fix my computer so these stop? Heres a sample log, which all seem to be the same.
An unexpected exception has been detected in native code outside the VM.
Unexpected Signal : EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) occurred at PC=0x67E7ADC
Function=ZIP_GetNextEntry+0x67
Library=C:\PROGRA~1\Java\J2RE14~1.2_0\bin\zip.dll

Current Java thread:
at java.util.zip.ZipFile.read(Native Method)
at java.util.zip.ZipFile.access$1000(Unknown Source)
at java.util.zip.ZipFile$ZipFileInputStream.read(Unknown Source)
- locked <0x134daa38> (a sun.plugin.cache.CachedJarFile)
at java.util.zip.ZipFile$1.fill(Unknown Source)
at java.util.zip.InflaterInputStream.read(Unknown Source)
at java.io.BufferedInputStream.fill(Unknown Source)
at java.io.BufferedInputStream.read1(Unknown Source)
at java.io.BufferedInputStream.read(Unknown Source)
- locked <0x10289978> (a java.io.BufferedInputStream)
at sun.awt.image.JPEGImageDecoder.readImage(Native Method)
at sun.awt.image.JPEGImageDecoder.produceImage(Unknown Source)
at sun.awt.image.InputStreamImageSource.doFetch(Unknown Source)
at sun.awt.image.ImageFetcher.fetchloop(Unknown Source)
at sun.awt.image.ImageFetcher.run(Unknown Source)

Dynamic libraries:
0x00400000 - 0x00419000 C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
0x7C900000 - 0x7C9B0000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntdll.dll
0x7C800000 - 0x7C8F4000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\kernel32.dll
0x77C10000 - 0x77C68000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\msvcrt.dll
0x77D40000 - 0x77DD0000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\USER32.dll
0x77F10000 - 0x77F57000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\GDI32.dll
0x77F60000 - 0x77FD6000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SHLWAPI.dll
0x77DD0000 - 0x77E6B000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
0x77E70000 - 0x77F01000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\RPCRT4.dll
0x77760000 - 0x778CF000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SHDOCVW.dll
0x77A80000 - 0x77B14000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\CRYPT32.dll
0x77B20000 - 0x77B32000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\MSASN1.dll
0x754D0000 - 0x75550000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\CRYPTUI.dll
0x76C30000 - 0x76C5E000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WINTRUST.dll
0x76C90000 - 0x76CB8000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\IMAGEHLP.dll
0x77120000 - 0x771AC000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\OLEAUT32.dll
0x774E0000 - 0x7761D000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\ole32.dll
0x5B860000 - 0x5B8B4000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\NETAPI32.dll
0x771B0000 - 0x77259000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WININET.dll
0x76F60000 - 0x76F8C000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLDAP32.dll
0x77C00000 - 0x77C08000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\VERSION.dll
0x773D0000 - 0x774D2000 C:\WINDOWS\WinSxS\x86_Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.2600.2180_x-ww_a84f1ff9\comctl32.dll
0x10000000 - 0x10020000 C:\Program Files\NoAdware4\noadwareutils.dll
0x7C9C0000 - 0x7D1D5000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SHELL32.dll
0x5D090000 - 0x5D127000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\comctl32.dll
0x5AD70000 - 0x5ADA8000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\uxtheme.dll
0x003D0000 - 0x003F6000 C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\mskoeplg.dll
0x75F80000 - 0x7607D000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\BROWSEUI.dll
0x20000000 - 0x20012000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\browselc.dll
0x77B40000 - 0x77B62000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\appHelp.dll
0x76FD0000 - 0x7704F000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\CLBCATQ.DLL
0x77050000 - 0x77115000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\COMRes.dll
0x77260000 - 0x77300000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\urlmon.dll
0x77FE0000 - 0x77FF1000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\Secur32.dll
0x77A20000 - 0x77A74000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\cscui.dll
0x76600000 - 0x7661D000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\CSCDLL.dll
0x77920000 - 0x77A13000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SETUPAPI.dll
0x769C0000 - 0x76A73000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\USERENV.dll
0x00FF0000 - 0x00FFE000 C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
0x7C360000 - 0x7C3B6000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\MSVCR71.dll
0x01220000 - 0x01245000 c:\program files\mcafee.com\mps\mcbrhlpr.dll
0x01260000 - 0x01525000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\xpsp2res.dll
0x01740000 - 0x01796000 c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee\SPAMKI~1\mcapfbho.dll
0x71AD0000 - 0x71AD9000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\wsock32.dll
0x71AB0000 - 0x71AC7000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WS2_32.dll
0x71AA0000 - 0x71AA8000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WS2HELP.dll
0x019E0000 - 0x01AB5000 C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
0x5EDD0000 - 0x5EDE7000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\olepro32.dll
0x62300000 - 0x6232C000 C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll
0x0FFD0000 - 0x0FFF8000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rsaenh.dll
0x71A50000 - 0x71A8F000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\mswsock.dll
0x76F20000 - 0x76F47000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\DNSAPI.dll
0x76FB0000 - 0x76FB8000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\winrnr.dll
0x722B0000 - 0x722B5000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\sensapi.dll
0x76FC0000 - 0x76FC6000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rasadhlp.dll
0x76D60000 - 0x76D79000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\iphlpapi.dll
0x75E60000 - 0x75E73000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\cryptnet.dll
0x4D4F0000 - 0x4D548000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WINHTTP.dll
0x76EE0000 - 0x76F1C000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\RASAPI32.DLL
0x76E90000 - 0x76EA2000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rasman.dll
0x76EB0000 - 0x76EDF000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\TAPI32.dll
0x76E80000 - 0x76E8E000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\rtutils.dll
0x76B40000 - 0x76B6D000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WINMM.dll
0x77C70000 - 0x77C93000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\msv1_0.dll
0x62200000 - 0x6221D000 C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\YIeTagBm.dll
0x02200000 - 0x02221000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\mclsp.dll
0x02230000 - 0x0234F000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SPORDER.dll
0x02570000 - 0x0259D000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\mclsphlr\gdlsphlr.dll
0x025A0000 - 0x025B7000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\McRtl32.dll
0x027F0000 - 0x0280F000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswshx.dll
0x02810000 - 0x0281F000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\tfswapi.dll
0x02820000 - 0x0285B000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswcres.dll
0x026F0000 - 0x02707000 c:\Program Files\GoogleAFE\GoogleAE.dll
0x75E90000 - 0x75F40000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\SXS.DLL
0x662B0000 - 0x66308000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\hnetcfg.dll
0x71A90000 - 0x71A98000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\wshtcpip.dll
0x02760000 - 0x027E8000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\shdoclc.dll
0x75CF0000 - 0x75D81000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\mlang.dll
0x745E0000 - 0x748A6000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\msi.dll
0x02CA0000 - 0x02CB9000 c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\McVSSkt.dll
0x60300000 - 0x60307000 C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\idle.dll
0x7DC30000 - 0x7DF20000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\mshtml.dll
0x02CD0000 - 0x02CF7000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\msls31.dll
0x76BF0000 - 0x76BFB000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\PSAPI.DLL
0x03640000 - 0x0366A000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\msimtf.dll
0x03670000 - 0x036BB000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\MSCTF.dll
0x76390000 - 0x763AD000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\IMM32.DLL
0x32520000 - 0x32532000 C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\msohev.dll
0x75C50000 - 0x75CBE000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\jscript.dll
0x66E50000 - 0x66E90000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\iepeers.dll
0x73000000 - 0x73026000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WINSPOOL.DRV
0x76200000 - 0x76271000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\mshtmled.dll
0x04050000 - 0x0406C000 C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\PDFShell.dll
0x72D20000 - 0x72D29000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdmaud.drv
0x72D10000 - 0x72D18000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\msacm32.drv
0x77BE0000 - 0x77BF5000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\MSACM32.dll
0x77BD0000 - 0x77BD7000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\midimap.dll
0x73300000 - 0x73367000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\vbscript.dll
0x73DD0000 - 0x73ECE000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\MFC42.DLL
0x04A20000 - 0x04BC7000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\Macromed\Flash\FLASH.OCX
0x763B0000 - 0x763F9000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\comdlg32.dll
0x6D430000 - 0x6D43A000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\ddrawex.dll
0x73760000 - 0x737A9000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\DDRAW.dll
0x73BC0000 - 0x73BC6000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\DCIMAN32.dll
0x71D40000 - 0x71D5C000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\actxprxy.dll
0x6CC60000 - 0x6CC6B000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\dispex.dll
0x6D440000 - 0x6D450000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\npjpi142_03.dll
0x6D310000 - 0x6D327000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jpiexp32.dll
0x6D380000 - 0x6D398000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jpishare.dll
0x08000000 - 0x08138000 C:\PROGRA~1\Java\J2RE14~1.2_0\bin\client\jvm.dll
0x06790000 - 0x06797000 C:\PROGRA~1\Java\J2RE14~1.2_0\bin\hpi.dll
0x067B0000 - 0x067BE000 C:\PROGRA~1\Java\J2RE14~1.2_0\bin\verify.dll
0x067C0000 - 0x067D9000 C:\PROGRA~1\Java\J2RE14~1.2_0\bin\java.dll
0x067E0000 - 0x067ED000 C:\PROGRA~1\Java\J2RE14~1.2_0\bin\zip.dll
0x07210000 - 0x0731F000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\awt.dll
0x07320000 - 0x07370000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\fontmanager.dll
0x73940000 - 0x73A10000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\D3DIM700.DLL
0x6D2F0000 - 0x6D304000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jpicom32.dll
0x07D80000 - 0x07D8F000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\net.dll
0x07C80000 - 0x07CA2000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\dcpr.dll
0x066E0000 - 0x06703000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jsound.dll
0x07CC0000 - 0x07CDE000 C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jpeg.dll
0x59A60000 - 0x59B01000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\DBGHELP.dll

Heap at VM Abort:
Heap
def new generation total 4544K, used 3978K [0x10020000, 0x10500000, 0x10500000)
eden space 4096K, 86% used [0x10020000, 0x10397a60, 0x10420000)
from space 448K, 95% used [0x10490000, 0x104fae38, 0x10500000)
to space 448K, 0% used [0x10420000, 0x10420000, 0x10490000)
tenured generation total 60544K, used 52479K [0x10500000, 0x14020000, 0x14020000)
the space 60544K, 86% used [0x10500000, 0x1383fc28, 0x1383fe00, 0x14020000)
compacting perm gen total 7168K, used 6959K [0x14020000, 0x14720000, 0x18020000)
the space 7168K, 97% used [0x14020000, 0x146ebde0, 0x146ebe00, 0x14720000)

Local Time = Thu Apr 13 19:00:39 2006
Elapsed Time = 3637
#
# The exception above was detected in native code outside the VM
#
# Java VM: Java HotSpot™ Client VM (1.4.2_03-b02 mixed mode)

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There is no exception list that a user can change (that would be a huge attack surface).

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Where? When? How? On a PC? What type? Model? Make? Operating system (Are you in the right forum and it is Windows 7?)?

Some information would be helpful.
 

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To anyone that cares to listen,

So we are deciding to implement UAC in our rollout of Windows 7 this year. I do like UAC and the security that it does provide however I'm running into a bit of a road block with some users. I have these remote users who at some points may be off-site and they will need to install a printer. Well, it's fine and dandy if the print drivers are in Windows 7 but for those that aren't they are unable to install them. Reason being is that if they go to HP's or Brother's site(s) they are downloading the .exe file not the actual .inf files.

Has anyone run into this in your company? I'm trying to develop a way around it, some sort of exception for running these .exe's. This may not be possible but it doesn't hurt to ask.

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I tried regshot, before and after adding one, but it found nothing. (Compares registry snapshots).

Searched for DEP exceptions/back up/ backup/ location etc etc...

Thanks!

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Hi, I can finally answer my own question:
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appears to be where the list is recorded.

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I have a list of a few exceptions on my firewall settings like messenger (msn and yahoo) and Lexxpps.exe (for the printer?)
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Thanks guys

Mikepin

A:Firewall Exceptions

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I've recently Installed a burner ( no prob ). The problems began when I installed the HP cd software and adaptec. I was getting various conflicts and error mssgs. I uninstalled adaptec, cd stomper, and the HP cd software. As I was un-installing, I got a window warning my I would be deleting dll and inf files. I was trying to recover as much hard drive space as possible, so I said " yes to all " oops. Now, I get a blue fatal exception error screen when I attempt any of the following: 1) load software eg. Norton utilities 2) go to Windows explorer 3) go to Start, find 4) go to recycle bin ( to restore files) Do I need to formatt and re-load Win98, or can I restore missing files?
 

A:fatal exceptions

I also receive fatal exception notices from time to time...hopefully someone can explain just what those are and what they mean.
 

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hi,i run xp,sometimes when playing cod waw my game crashes with "unhandled exceptions",anyone any ideas what the problem could be....jw

A:unhandled exceptions

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I have a Logitech Squeezebox Touch which requires that I add exceptions for 3 ports as follows:

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A:Firewall Exceptions

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Hi, This is my first post in this forum So yeah ... Hi to all

I have had many problems with .NET Framework in RC 1.
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When i Download:
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Click OK to terminate the application.
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Thanks

Note:

Tried installing again
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i have opened the windows firewall icon in Control Panel (because I am having trouble with a file sharing program) and am surprised to see in the list of exceptions 5 different ports (PORT_18863 and 4 others).
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I'm using a dial up provider called BasicISP.com (they seem fine, and cheap)
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(Internet Options>Connections>Lan Settings>Advanced>Exceptions)

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Full list is pasted below.

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Any thoughts?

I'm reasonably sure I must have picked up something while surfing, but damned if I can find it. IE Security set to high now, and having used Maxthon browser (MyIE) over IE for years, Firefox is just too underdeveloped just yet.

Thanks for any assistance-

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A:Unwanted proxy exceptions

First off contact you ISP to make sure but at the company i work for we do not use a proxy exclusion list. so in theory you could just set it to not use one.
 

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Hi,In Control Panel-->Windows Firewall (which is turned off, as I use ZA free)-->Exceptions Tab:When you click "Edit" to see what it is, they are listed as this:C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgamsvr.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgcc.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avginet.exeC:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\TaskPanl.exe1. I'm guessing the AVG ones are all okay and should be checked?2. I have no idea what the Earthlink thing is. My dial-up is Earthlink, but I've never installed any Earthlink software on my computer (or downloaded any) -- and when I go to C:\Program Files there is NO FOLDER called "Earthlink TotalAccess" (even if I unhide hidden folders). I even searched my C: drive and D: partition for TaskPanl.exe, and it does not come up. So why is it listed there? And checked on top of that? 2a. Is it running this program on some other computer somehow?2b. Should I uncheck this? Delete it even? 3. I saw that Remote Assistance was also checked, so I unchecked it per someone's suggestion. Any reason to be concerned that it's been checked all along until now?Thanks!

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TaskPanl.exe InformationIt seems to be a legit programme so I wouldn't worry about. Also, as you are not using the Windows firewall these exceptions are not applied anyway.

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Hi everyone! As you can probably tell with the topic title, I'm getting Machine
Check Exceptions like crazy now. The first one I ever had (until now) with this
computer was five months ago. Now all of a sudden, I'm getting them all the time
with the same error code at random moments. Here's what I get.

MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION

Technical Information:

***STOP: 0x0000009C (0x00000004, 0x8054D5F0, 0xB2000000, 0x00070F0F)

I searched the internet for solutions and have run Windows Memory Check and
Memtest for about 12 hours with no errors. I also updated ALL drivers, double
checked to see if overclocking was enabled by accident, checked my hard drive,
cleaned my registry, checked for viruses and spyware, and went through all events
in control panel to see if there was a log of some kind. These seemed to start
occurring a few days ago, about the same time I installed IE 7. Could something
in IE be causing them? I did get one just after I unplugged my USB printer from
the computer, the printer is hot swappable and I never had any issues doing it.
I removed the drivers for the printer and reinstalled them and they still happen.

Here is my computer's specs.

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600
4 GB of Low-latency Mushkin memory
ATI Radeon 1900XT running Catalyst 6.10
550 Watt Antec TRUE POWER 2.0 PSU
Creative Labs SoundBlaster Audigy 4, running latest drivers

A:Machine Check Exceptions

Nice system! What make/model mobo?http://aumha.org/win5/kbestop.php#0x9chttp://www.osronline.com/ddkx/ddtools/bccodes_03af.htmThe first set of parameters indicates that this happened in Bank #4 of your memory. Do you have 4 sets of memory modules? I'm suspecting that this is a case of memory overload (XP generally can't recognize that much memory - but that's a whole 'nother discussion). Why didn't it happen before? - BTFOM (Beat's The F*** Outta Me!), maybe a Windows Update?The error points to:1) overheating2) bad hardware3) overclockingI'd first suggest running with only 2 gB of RAM for a while to see if that clears up the problem (it'll also vacate Bank #4, so if it's a mobo problem with Bank #4, it'll also clear that up).Also, I'd try this free temperature monitoring utility to see if you can find any overheating: http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php Ensure that you also look into checking the RAM, video card, and mobo temps. If you can't get a tool to do this, try opening the case and directing cool air onto each component in turn (with a fan - but watch out, it'll generate static!)Another interesting link: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=329284&sd=RMVPCheck your Event Viewer for errors relating to this Event ( http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/ )Search your hard drive for files ending in .dmp and .mdmp If you find then, use this link to perform an analysis of them: http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246The... Read more

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Hi,
We have an internal domain environment xyz.com.au and an external facing dns domain
xyz.com
We are publishing both as proxy bypasses in IE 11 however attempts to resolve hosts in the
xyz.com domain are not bypassing proxy unless xyz.com
is the first entry in the bypass list.
eg.
- if we bypass "*.xyz.com;*.xyz.com.au", we can reach hosts in the
xyz.com domain directly.
- if we bypass "*.xyz.com.au;*.xyz.com", we can't reach hosts in the
xyz.com domain and we can see traffic for this domain is being send via the proxy.
Can anyone how proxy bypassing should be implemented for similar domains or explain the above behaviour?
Thanks,
Shane.

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Hi All
I am trying to implement a GPO for flash exceptions for IE11.
I have successfully blocked adobe flash in IE and prevent applications from using IE to instantiate Flash Objects. I also added the sites I wanted to exempt from this policy in the Add-on-list and deny all add-ons unless specifically allowed in the Add-On
List

Logged off and did gpupdate /force but I can still not launch the approved site with flash

Please help..

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My pc is only used by me on an Administrator account and not hooked to any network.

My question is do I need the following to be checked(which they are) in the firewall exceptions list:

Core Networking
Networking Discovery
Remote Assistance

I also unticked the following one:

octoshape.exe(Something to do with streaming-probably through flashplayer)
 

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Good Morning (from here in the UK)

Forgive me - my IT knowledge is somewhat lackingso this may be a silly question. brace urself.

I'm currently going through the steps on http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html as my first attempt at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-system-check failed... and as you may guessi am turning on my windows XP firewall (i do believe i had one in place previously via AVG)

Although some of the exceptions to allow are common sense, others have absolutely no meaning to me. can someone please advice, should i allow the exceptions for:

slp_port(427) UDP and TCP, and UPnP framework?

To assist we do have a wireless hp printer, i do usually use uTorrent although not since getting this malware (this malware appears to have seeped through while uTorrent was off and i had multiple google image tabs open in firefoz)and the internet is via a router controlled by my brother.. who has tried to fix teh pc and basically said give up and buy a mac.

for the time being i am going to go ahead an allow these (seeing as firewall was off completely previously) but I would be grateful for any advice.

many thanks

indy

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I have IE 9 security set for Medium-High, which is great 99% of the time. However, I use an older version of Autodesk Maya which uses Explorer to access its help files. Every time I open it it gives me a warning about scripts and Active X, and I have to manually allow blocked content. Is there some way to tell Explorer to make an exception for Maya help (or whatever)?

Thanks folks!

Andacar

PS: I love the examples of how not to write thread titles! I'm sick of:
OMG hlp plz ie crsh 0012213 nd hlp BFOASSAR!

A:How do I set exceptions for IE 9 security levels?

If you trust the site and program, you can add it to the Trusted sites security zone. See the following Tutorial and follow the instructions from here:

Internet Explorer Security Zones - Add or Remove Sites

5. To Add or Remove Sites for the Trusted Sites Zone

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A number of problems have recently developed with my Sony Vaio laptop:1. 'svchost' exceptions which occur after logging on;2. URL redirection to shopping sites;3. AVG 9.0 update failures;3. Malwarebytes forced shutdown.I posted the details onto the AVG forum as it seemed to be related to upgrading from AVG 8.5 to AVG 9.0 Anti-Virus Free Edition:AVG forum postHowever, I have tried all the suggested fixes but, unfortunately, none has worked.The symptoms seem very similar to those posted by Kenickie on this BB:Infection that shuts down Malwarebytes, Proving very difficult to remove!I would be very grateful for any assistance in tracking this one down - presumably it could also be logging keystrokes.

A:URL redirection and svchost exceptions

Just for information, it turns out there were a number of trojan infections (18) which seem to have been cleaned successfully by Malwarebytes.

After gleaning information from other posts, essentially the steps which worked for me were:

1. Disconnected from the internet and removed AVG 9.0 completely;

2. Rebooted;

3. Ran a scan with Malwarebytes (removing AVG 9.0 enabled it to run for more than a few seconds) and used it to fix a number of Trojans which seem to have been residing in: msacm32.drv and wuasirvy.dll (C:\windows)
There were also infected dlls in the Macromedia user download area.

4. Reconnected to the internet and updated Malwarebytes and ran a full scan again which was clear.

Hope this helps anyone else experiencing similar symptoms. A reply on the AVG forum suggests running the Malwarebytes scan in safe mode.

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Hello.
 
I freshly installed Windows 8.1 on a new build about a week ago. Installed Steam, Chrome, Malwarebytes, and Skype, pretty much the only internet-accessing programs I have. My motherboard came with a "Killer Networking" function for Ethernet, but I do not use it and instead use its Intel Ethernet functionality.
 
I was looking through my Firewall settings today and noticed a few listings I'd not seen on my last 8.1 build (though I never really looked through my Firewall settings on it, to be fair). They were:
 
CheckPoint.VPN
f5.vpn.client
JuniperNetworks.JunosPulseVPN
 
I've never seen or heard of these before today. I've never used any VPN software. Searching for these on Google (they were apparently common searches) revealed little information. Some links to Microsoft downloads, a few forum discussions. According to one person, they were related to Microsoft Apps on Windows 8/8.1 and were not harmful. According to another they should only be present if you've used VPN software - if not, something might be up. Another person on another forum gave advice to all users to block them on their Firewalls as "beneficial security tweaks." I've blocked them for the time being.
 
I did figure out that "Killer Networking" has a process open, which might be causing it, but I'm not sure. Computer's clean, with Malwarebytes and my AV reporting nothing malicious.
 
Are these exceptions normal, or should I be concerned?

A:Windows Firewall - Some exceptions I'm not sure of.

Hi Eorlingas It seems that these are default entries in the Windows Firewall. Refer to the thread below.https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/7ff33b07-f366-43f5-b0b2-fdc1d6150b88/security-issues-with-81-proAlso, CheckPoint, F5 Networks and Juniper Networks are all legitimate network-related companies

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Hi, running thru an issue with an MS escalation engineer, I was asked to add regsvr32.exe to my DEP exception list. (A fairly normal if questionable 'fix' for 'Registry Server has stopped working' e.g. when installing certain apps). Ok... ah, but..

Clicking Ok, Apply, the window closed. No error msg. Just the usual warning about the risks of disabling DEP...

When I checked the exception list, regsvr32.exe had not been added.

But I can add other application exe's, including one or two from C:\Windows\system32\ (most are protected from being added).

What could I look for?

And just out of curiosity, where is the list of exceptions held? Not in plain text in the registry...

Thanks! dal987

A:Unable to add regsvr32.exe to DEP exceptions

Hi, actually it seems that regsvr32.exe is simply not shown in the DEP exceptions list although DEP is disabled for it. Any ideas how to make it visible?

- latest discovery - it seems I have disabled DEP for regsvr32.exe; the problem is it isn't shown in the list of DEP exceptions, which suggests I can't reenable DEP for it.

I can enable/disable DEP for it if I globally enable/disable DEP using bcedit.

(As seen in the DEP exceptions column in task man)

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I probably shouldn't use windows firewall in itself, i tried zone alarm once but found it difficult to use.
Anyway in the control panel>security centre>windows firewall, in the exceptions section there are a number of programs. Some aren't checked, but the following are:

avgemc.exc
avginet.exc
remote assistance (i don't know what this is about)
windows live messenger 8.0
windows live messenger 8.0 phone
yahoo! ft server
yahoo! messenger
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basically, are these exceptions safe? would unchecking them do anything different

A:Windows Firewall Exceptions

Hi niall...

Remote Assistance is a program built into Windows XP to enable users to get technical support from friends/professionals via their internet connection - if it's not something you use, you can remove it from the exceptions list. The same applies to Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo too.

The other two listed are associated with your AVG Anti-Virus program.

I don't think unchecking them will cause any problems though you will get the notification popup asking for access when those programs are used in the future.

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Hello. Thank you for taking the time to read this and help me with my problem.  So starting today my computer has started not loading web pages with a couple of exceptions. It will load Facebook, Twitter and live.com. I've found this to be very odd and havne't logged into any of them but those pages do load. Nothing else does that I've come across at least. It'll just sit there blank saying it's Waiting on www.google.com or whatever site I may be trying.  I've tried both IE (which I dont use generally) and Chrome (my default browser).  I'm running an older system XP with sp2. Once the problem was noticed I thought maybe it was my broadband router and reset that, it was then I noticed that facebook and others did in fact load and were usable.  My first thought of course was Malware, Spyware, Virus or a rootkit.  I first ran avast and tried to update but of course it couldn't connect to the servers. I next tried the same things with the same outcome with Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware. None would update. My next course of action was to reboot into Safe Mode with networking. Now it all works. So I updated all of the above listed programs and ran full scans. No problems detected except some minor tracking cookies. Which I had cleaned up. I next downloaded and ran CureIt! also no issues found.  So yeah now here I am with my computer running in Safe Mode posting for the first time on your forum. I'm a fan of this site it has helped me in the past but I... Read more

A:Blocked web-browsing with exceptions

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwareby... Read more

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WinXP on an HP Athlon64 X2. 1 GB RAM, plenty of HDD space (64 of 160 G) free.
I discovered a huge (2.5G+) DrWatson32 log file and realized something has been crashing a lot.
After flushing the log and letting it restart, I found svchost.exe throwing an exception rough;y once a minute or more often.
I am running Microsoft Security Essentials, with frequent virus file updates, and show a clean system. On very rare occasions, it will catch some malware incoming, and immediately quarantines it; I follow up and remove the bad file immediately.

Could I be having a hardware issues (RAM, HDD errors)?

Dave

HijackThis logs:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:11:01 PM, on 11/27/2010
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:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Essentials\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 7.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\1.2.183.39\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
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I have a program that will not work when Avasts firewall is turned on. (It is a little program, not a commercial product) Anyway, how can I figure out what the name of the application is in Avast so I can add the exception and everything works well.
Avast puts their applications in sections. I recognize all of them but those in the "Other" category. Is there a way to determine what Avast thinks the name of this program is so that I can let it dial out whenever I start it?

Thanks for your consideration.

I tried to figure it out from Task Manager, but didn't have the know-how to do the job.
 

A:Adding exceptions to Avast

Have you tried the executable file (.exe)?

If it's a small program, open the program's folder and simply add all the files from it to Avast's exclusions list.
 

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Hey, i've had vista x64 for quite some time and i am fairly tech literate and all but i'm comming across an error when i turn on my computer itunes had an error and says the program has to close, then when i try to play cod5 i had error that said call to os failed, and then a software exception error, then i tried to run steam and i get this specific error

The exception unknown software exception (0xc000000d) occurred in the application location 0x301ad057

and then the one for cod 5 is similar except the numbers are all 0's. any suggestions as to whats going on, and what i an do to fix this? thank you very much. i tried to do research but i didnt get anything solid as to what i can do for this.

A:Weard software exceptions...PLEASE HELP!!

Try a repair install first. Could be corrupted OS files...

~Lordbob

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I'd like to have an antivirus that when I set an exemption for a file, it will ignore that file everywhere. There are many things like utility programs, demos (especially ones from Farbrausch) and other things using unusual programming techniques that cause antivirus and antimalware programs to have a fit.

Currently, Windows Defender is insistent upon deleting the setup.exe for Kerbal Space Program 1.05.

I want a security program that when I tell it to ignore a specific program, it ignores it no matter where it is on my computer, not just in a specific location so that if I move it or want to run it from a USB stick it pounces on it and deletes it. I've had some that would allow an exception to be set but would still attack and delete when I'd try to run it.

Avast does NOT fit this bill, despite calling its exceptions "global". It only works by full path location. Set it to ignore something on a USB stick and if the drive letter changes it will delete the file.

I don't care *how* it sets a recognition for a specific file, MD5 hash or some "fingerprint", as long as when told to leave something alone it will obey me without question.

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Hi, apologise if this has been asked again, I just cant seem to find it.

Anywho as the thread title says is it possible to add/have exceptions to the grouping of tasks? For e.g. say I wanted everything grouped (2x firefox, 2x notepad, etc) but I didnt want my word documents to be grouped, is that possible? both "options" at the same time?

A:Taskbar icon grouping exceptions

Dont know if these are relevant for you...
Geoff Chappell, Software Analyst - Viewer
Windows 7 Taskbar APIs
Registry Hacks To Customize Windows 7 & Vista Start Menu & TaskBar
[SOLVED] Customize Start Menu & TaskBar

Please look at all before you say no

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SmartScreen Filter seems like a good idea on the face of things, but I think that a few changes are in order:

1. Allow user defined exceptions for frequently used applications.I am currently playing through Avernum: Escape from the Pit, a remake of a classic turn-based isometric adventure RPG. The problem is that every time I launch the app from my desktop or directly from the .exe, SmartScreen blocks it. I went into the .exe's properties and tried to turn off the SmartScreen feature for this app, but it didn't seem to make any changes after hitting Apply. I don't want to turn off SmartScreen completely because of it's value in preventing malicious software from running, but I also don't want to half to ignore the warning every time I launch this app.
2. Warn us before Windows sends data to Microsoft.
I'm not aware of any feature in the SmartScreen Filter that warns the user that Windows is transmitting data to MS. This isn't a big deal for me, but you can bet that at some point down the line, someone will cry fowl about a privacy invasion. Just like Windows error reports, users need to see what is being sent and need to know when it is being sent. An assurance that a name will never be attached to the report is also important. This isn't so much for me as it is for a hypothetical situation in the future that could get MS in hot water.
Perhaps these changes have already been implemented in the RTM, but I haven't seen it yet. I look forward to a final release of Windows 8 and... Read more

A:Adding exceptions to SmartScreen Filter

Hello freelancer,

There's really no need for an exception list since you could either unblock the file, or allow it "Run anyway" when prompted by SmartScreen. Afterwards, it should run without having to do this again.

Windows SmartScreen - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

Hope this helps some,
Shawn

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I would like to monitor a filename from Exceptions in SEP, except it can also be a part of a big filename. In exceptions I can monitor a filename but will it also believe wildcards as well. So for example If I am looking for Filename.exe, can I too report on *Filename*.exe?

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Trying to find a way to print out of list of IE Proxy Exceptions
Any suggestion would be appreciated
Thanks

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I would like to monitor a filename from Exceptions in SEP, except it can also be a part of a big filename. In exceptions I can monitor a filename but will it also believe wildcards as well. So for example If I am looking for Filename.exe, can I too report on *Filename*.exe?

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Using XP and Word 2003.

When typing a document, noticed some sentences were not beginning with initial caps. Discovered that in Autocorrects, there are exceptions to capitalizing the first word of a sentence. I may have 200-300 exceptions. I can delete each one individually, but cannot delete all of the exceptions. I tried Alt+A which does not work. I tried holding the shift key down while selecting more than one. That does not work.

Is there a way to delete these exceptions, without having to do them one at a time?
 

A:how to delete exceptions to initial caps

You do realize that if you delete them all and rely on AutoCorrect to capitalize the first word of every sentence instead of typing the traditional way and capitalizing as you go, you may end up with capital letters in the middle of sentences where you don't want them. The entries listed there are to prevent the system from automatically capitalizing the next letter after an abbreviation.

I don't know the answer to your question but wanted to be sure you realize this before going ahead and deleting them all.
 

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I was just playing video games on my pc I received the dreaded BSoD. The error I was given was system service exceptions .its happening twice a day.

Attachment 224030

Processor: Intel Core i5-3570k CPU @ 3.40GHZ
RAM: 8.0GB
System type: Windows 7 Ultimate x64bit
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Please help

A:BSOD system service exceptions

Were you playing a steam game at the time of the crash? Also, how much free space is available on your C drive?

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Hi,
We're unfortunate enough to have to use a proxy server for web access. I use group policy preferences-applied registry keys to configure these settings since Microsoft removed them from group policy with IE11 (great idea...). The settings are applied, but
they don't work (shocker). Whitelisting "site.domain.com" with the proxy should allow users to https://site.domain.com/directory, but it doesn't. I've read a bunch of tutorials on how to do this, but their advice is futile. I can configure it, but
Windows won't use it. Any ideas where i could be going wrong?
Thanks

Jason

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While IE 5 is open and I disconnect from the internet, I get a blue screen with
a Fatal Exception ( 06 has occured at 0028:00000001)
Then when pressing next key to continue it then goes to "Illegal Operation" performed.
Details claim:

WINKWI caused an invalid page fault in
module KERNEL32.DLL at 0247:bff7b9a6.

I then have to reboot and also remove and re-install the modem or it will not connect.
Dials, but won't connect to the ISP.

All of this thanks to the very smart Klez Worm Virus. I've cleaned and cleaned but can't get it
to stop. Systems Config Utility has added the WINK.exe files in the startup.
I've used the Klez removal tool to re-clean. But it won't delete the drop files and it's creating
a WINK folder.
It continues to reincarnate!

Before, I also received a Fatal Exception "WINKQo caused a divide error in module WINKQo.exe at
0247:00403b21
I've also done a scanreg/restore.
WIN98 Version 2
 

A:Fatal Exceptions/Illegal Ops {Klez again}

Have you installed the Microsoft Outlook patch? And are you opening emails that might be infected?

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-027.asp

Try running an online scan to get an exact identification of the virus version:

http://housecall.antivirus.com/pc_housecall/

And post a copy of your startup log by running StartupLog.com and copy/pasting the full contents of the StartUp.log file (but not stubpaths.txt) to a reply.

http://home.earthlink.net/~rmbox/Reticulated/Toys.html

Panamoe, please post antivirus questions in the Security forum, where this is being moved to.

And have you tried running that fix tool from a floppy disk, so as to ensure nothing is running that it can't delete? You want to run it from true DOS, not from Windows DOS.

For manual removal instructions, see also:

http:[email protected]html
 

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I'm running Vista Home Basic SP2, currently without any antivirus software or additional firewall installed.
 
I uninstalled a VMWare product, and now I can't connect to the internet while the Windows Firewall is turned on.
 
I've clicked the option to reset the firewall to recommended settings. I also deleted all the programs from the exception list and re-added them, but these programs still can't access the internet.
 
Just in case it's important, Vista came pre-installed with my laptop and I have no recovery CD. The recovery partition doesn't appear to work, so I don't think I have any way of re-installing the firewall.
 
Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
 
GM

A:Vista firewall exceptions not working

Without the recovery or repair disk, a system file checker is not an option at this point. What does it mean when recovery partition is not working? Please post the computer model next time.

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I need to add to the exception list in my firewall and antivirus. how do I access and add to the list.

A:Add to list of exceptions in firewall and antivirus

Each AV and Firewall has it's own method for doing that.

Unless we know the name of the AV and the name of the Firewall, we cannot assist you.

Orange Blossom

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Running Firefox version 2.0.0.14 Mozilla 5.0 on Vista.

Have gone through all my browsers, Internet Explorer, Netscape and Firefox and checked on what's listed under..... Tools, Options, Privacy and Cookie Exceptions.

Found a number of Cookies that I wanted BLOCKED, that I don't even know how they got on my system, like Clickserve.cc-dt.com, Specificclick.net, Etc. Well, all has gone fine with my other Browsers, except for Firefox.

Firefox will NOT Keep the Blocks that I put on!! The minute that I Log out of the Privacy, and Cookie Exceptions, they are all right back again!!

I have even tried turning Off System Restore, logging off my computer, then back on, and they are still there, after having Blocked them all. The other 2 browsers are no problem.

Anyone know what's going on? Maybe I have a Setting somewhere that doesn't allow my choices to stay?? What can I do? I do NOT want those Tracking Cookies on my system and can't get rid of them.

Thanks!
 

A:Firefox won't keep Blocked Cookie Exceptions!!

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Hello all,

I have just created an account on this forum for this specific problem.
5 days ago (thereabouts) our new computer was delivered.
It's a powerful, custom built gaming computer, yet it fails at the thing it was designed to do: play games.
All of these games worked fine on my old XP, but ran badly.
On this new Windows 7 64 bit it is the opposite. The games run brilliantly, then crash.
This is very frustrating for me, because I do not expect a computer of this power to do such a thing.
However, there is an exception:
any games that do not run a 3D engine usually do not crash (Such as FTL: Faster Than Light).
Unfortunately, Minecraft also eventually crashes the computer.
he crashing is random, but will happen eventually, unless I quit the game.
If you need my system specs, tell me where to find them and I will either edit this thread and put them in, or post a reply with the specs.
Also, one thing I have noticed:
I am not sure, but the computer is saying something about an Nvidia Driver error.
Also, I cannot install SP1, as the Readiness Tool does not install either.

Thank you for taking the time to read this, and I hope the problem can be fixed soon, as I am becoming frustrated.

P.S: I have just activated Do not Automatically Restart. I will post a crash if I can.
P.P.S: Sorry about my username. I couldn't think of a better one.

A:BSOD when playing most games, some exceptions

Hi and welcome to the forums,

In order to help you we will need the crash dumps

Please can you add your systems specs to your profile? Here's how:






Quote:
System Info - See Your System Specs


Also please reconfigure windows to collect the correct info
You want small memory dumps - "MiniDumps"






Quote:
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD


And here are the instructions for posting:






Quote:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html


Post .dmp files after your next BSOD.

Dave

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Hello,I have Windows Firewall and I was wondering if it's OK to have the UPnP Framework and Remote Assistance boxes checked as exceptions. I ask this simply because I don't know what these two things do and I just want to make sure it's OK to have these two things as exceptions in my firewall.Thanks for answering! Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Question about Windows Firewall and "exceptions"

Remote AssistanceDo you let other people connect to your computer to help you solve issues? This is what Remote Assistance is for.If you don't, you can remove it as an exception.

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I really like the 'show desktop' feature in Windows 7, but have Winamp setup so that it is not in the way of other windows, and is set to be always on top.

Is there a way to prevent it from being minimized when using the show desktop button? Of course I would still like to minimize it when I click the button.

A:Show desktop button, exceptions?

Hello foreversilent004,

Sorry, there is no way to modify the function of the show desktop button without some serious hacking. What you can do, though, is instead of clicking that button, press Winkey+M. This minimizes all windows, not show the desktop, so it will not hide the windows set to stay on top.

Hope this helps,
~Jonathan

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