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Q: Impossible To Run Exe Files

Yesterday my pc suddenly gave some strange errors after startup after that it suddenly became impossible to run exe files. I found out that the only way i could startup firefox was using a html site wich was still on my deskop. After trying "WinXP_EXE_Fix.reg" I was able to run some programs but most of them still gave a error that windows didn't reconise the file type. After rebooting my pc (after the Winxp_exe_Fix ) I was finally able to startup Hijackthis and let it scan my pc.The thing I don't get is if my pc doesn't reconise exe files anymore, why does it reconise explorer.EXE also al my shortcuts on my deskop turned to LNK files wich I can't open. I don't know much about pc's so I didn't want to mess with regedit.exe (except with the .reg file) also after 3 times of rebooting and starting the .reg file some programs got their origional icon back but still didn't work. (also i can't load my viruscanner wich is Norman).Is there anyway I can fix this without reinstalling xp?my Hijackthislog:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 14:17:39, on 29-8-2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Norman\Npm\bin\ELOGSVC.EXEC:\Norman\Npm\Bin\Zanda.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Corel\Corel PhotoDownloader\Corel Photo Downloader.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exeD:\Program Files\nero\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exeC:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exeC:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exeC:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcLog.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PSIService.exeC:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcIp.exeC:\Norman\Npm\bin\NJEEVES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Norman\Nvc\bin\nvcoas.exeC:\Norman\Nvc\BIN\NVCSCHED.EXEC:\Documents and Settings\Hodel\Bureaublad\HiJackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = socks=R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName = KoppelingenO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Help bij koppelingen - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dllO2 - BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper - {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E} - D:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dllO2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dllO2 - BHO: Windows Live Aanmelden - Help - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dllO2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO - {AF69DE43-7D58-4638-B6FA-CE66B5AD205D} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\2.1.1119.1736\swg.dll (file missing)O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll (file missing)O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] "nwiz.exe" /installO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartupO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Corel Photo Downloader] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Corel\Corel PhotoDownloader\Corel Photo Downloader.exe" -startupO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [swg] C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exeO4 - HKLM\..\Policies\Explorer\Run: [80c61b6eaf] C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\tslovyly\pwdgtezo.exeO4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Lokale service')O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Netwerkservice')O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')O4 - Startup: Yahoo! Widgets.lnk = C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Widgets\YahooWidgets.exeO4 - Global Startup: Google Updater.lnk = D:\Program Files\Google\Google Updater\GoogleUpdater.exeO4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = D:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXEO8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://D:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dllO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\ssv.dllO9 - Extra button: In weblog opnemen - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dllO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: &In weblog opnemen met Windows Live Writer - {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dllO9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - D:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\ONBttnIE.dllO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - D:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\ONBttnIE.dllO9 - Extra button: Spyware Doctor - {2D663D1A-8670-49D9-A1A5-4C56B4E14E84} - d:\PROGRA~1\SPYWAR~1\tools\iesdpb.dll (file missing)O9 - Extra button: Mojicon Dispenser - {3B3628FF-E084-47ef-8797-FA36FC2571EA} - C:\Program Files\Mojicon\Mojicon\mojiwin.exeO9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - D:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLLO9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exeO9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exeO9 - 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.exeO16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=39204O16 - DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} (Installation Support) - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\Yinsthelper.dllO16 - DPF: {69EF49E5-FE46-4B92-B5FA-2193AB7A6B8A} (GameLauncher Control) - http://www.acclaim.com/cabs/acclaim_v5.cabO18 - Protocol: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - D:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveSystemServices.dllO23 - Service: Norman eLogger service 6 (eLoggerSvc6) - Norman ASA - C:\Norman\Npm\bin\ELOGSVC.EXEO23 - Service: Forceware Web Interface (ForcewareWebInterface) - Apache Software Foundation - C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\Apache Group\Apache2\bin\apache.exeO23 - Service: GoogleDesktopManager - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe (file missing)O23 - Service: Google Updater Service (gusvc) - Google - C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exeO23 - Service: Macromedia Licensing Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macromedia Shared\Service\Macromedia Licensing.exeO23 - Service: Nero BackItUp Scheduler 3 - Nero AG - D:\Program Files\nero\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exeO23 - Service: NMIndexingService - Nero AG - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Lib\NMIndexingService.exeO23 - Service: NOD32 Kernel Service (NOD32krn) - Eset - C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exeO23 - Service: Norman NJeeves - Norman ASA - C:\Norman\Npm\bin\NJEEVES.EXEO23 - Service: Norman ZANDA - Norman ASA - C:\Norman\Npm\Bin\Zanda.exeO23 - Service: Norman Scanner Engine Service (nsesvc) - Norman ASA - C:\Norman\nse\bin\NSESVC.EXEO23 - Service: ForceWare IP service (nSvcIp) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcIp.exeO23 - Service: ForceWare user log service (nSvcLog) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcLog.exeO23 - Service: Norman Virus Control on-access component (nvcoas) - Norman ASA - C:\Norman\Nvc\bin\nvcoas.exeO23 - Service: Norman Virus Control Scheduler (NVCScheduler) - Norman ASA - C:\Norman\Nvc\BIN\NVCSCHED.EXEO23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeO23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeO23 - Service: ProtexisLicensing - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\PSIService.exeO23 - Service: PC Tools Auxiliary Service (sdAuxService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exeO23 - Service: PC Tools Security Service (sdCoreService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exeO23 - Service: PC Tools Spyware Doctor (SDhelper) - Unknown owner - d:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\sdhelp.exe (file missing)--End of file - 9009 bytes

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Preferred Solution: Impossible To Run Exe Files

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

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

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

A: Impossible To Run Exe Files

Please visit the following link and use the instructions there to post a ComboFix log as a reply to this topic:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixWhen following the instructions please install the Windows XP Recovery Console if you are using XP.After running ComboFix, please post the ComboFix log as well as a brand new HijackThis as a reply to this topic.

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My 1 terabyte HD has been accidently formatted, thanks to windows image recovery and to my carelessness.

Iím interested to recover only one type of files format (Direct access archives) .daa files. Iíve tried lots of programs to recover this but not even a single DAA file has been discovered although the HD is full of them in different sizes, some are less than 50 MB and the important ones are more than 20 GB each. They hold all my previous work.

Iíve googled for data recovery but couldnít find a solution. All programs I used to recover data show me lots of files with lots of extensions but none show me DAA. Some of the recovered files are so big for its extension like *.ico with 5 GB of size. And so onÖlots of crap. Of course when I change the extension to something else more logic for its size it doesnít work.

Itís a disaster for me, Iíll be very grateful for your help.

thanks.
 

A:Is it impossible to recover DAA files?

Bad news--formatting wipes the HD completely. Are you sure you wiped every partition, if you have more than one?

Let's try to prevent further disaster. What is Windows Image Recovery? What OS are you using?
 

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I have a big collection of movies on my hard drive which I watch everyday.
Strangely enough the other day when I went to watch an episode of south park windows media player crashed, followed by windows explorer and a data execution prevention window that shut down windows explorer (even if I already got a window saying that explorer had encountered an error and had to shut down).
I go check on other movies and I get the same problem, .mpgs, mp-4s, divx.. All different movie files were totally inaccessible. I tried opening them with realplayer and winamp but unfortunetly I got the same results.

Anti-Virus = AVG free
Firewall = Sygate Personal Firewall
Antispyware = ad-aware and spysweeper

From what they say my computer is clean for viruses and malware

I got windows XP SP 2 media center edition, any idea of what might be causing this?

Thank you for your time.

A:Movie files impossible to use

welcome
run housecall and then ewido from the sig below
sometimes housecall will pick up an infection that another will miss

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Hello, I am having issues on deleting files that I do not want on my pc any longer. The error says its being used by another program and i have tried Unlocker and several other programs to try and get rid of these files. One program said the files were located in my WINDOWS folder, and another said the files didn't exist. I have ran multiple spyware programs to no avail. I TRY running several different anti virus scans but when it reaches these malicious files the scan does not progress any further.

I am positive there are programs running in the background but I have no idea what they are. Also, every time i restart windows some weird bleep noise happens. I could really use some help from someone educated on these matters.

Here is my HijackThis log...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:13:35 AM, on 3/31/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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A:Impossible to delete files.

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Hey all --

I'm wondering. I have a bunch of ripped CDs on my computer for a class I'm taking (Rock and Roll History..WOO!)

Anyway, these CDs are taking up a LOT of room on my laptop, and I'd like to just burn them all and be done with it. What I'm wondering is, can MP3 files be burned to a blank DVD, or do I have to use a blank CD?

Dumb question, probably -- but I am really curious. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks in advance!

A:Burning Mp3 Files To A Dvd -- Possible Or Impossible?

You can burn MP3s to a DVD as a DVD data disk, sure. The question is what are you going to be playing it back on? It won't work on a regular CD audio player, it probably wouldn't work on a CD player with MP3 playback unless it states specifically that it will read DVD media. Most set-top DVD players will play MP3, I believe they'll do it from a DVD disk. And computers will also play them back fine provided they have a DVD-ROM drive.

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I download a lot of files and folders from the web, and heres one of the main reasons I find windows more of a pain to use than linux -- NO WAY TO FORCE CHMOD 777 on folders....

I've been cleaning out all the old unnecessary files, and I've come across a folder that simply wont allow itself to be deleted.

within this folder there are several other folders in a hierarchy, and at each level, they are all read-only. I tried removing the read only tab, but they REFUSE to change from read only (and I AM the administrator), and the files at the bottom of the hierarchy are all .gif (and other?) image files. None of these even have Delete available as an option when right clicked, and if I circle a bunch of them and click delete nothing happens.

if I try to delete the folder they are in, it gives me ACCESS DENIED.

If Windows XP wasnt so gay, and used the FAT32 filesystem I could just make a linux bootdisk, boot from there, mount /dev/hda1, chmod 777 and delete it from there, but NTFS mounting support is still sketchy to this day.

any way I could forcibly remove this folder? None of the files within it are being used with any processes, it looks like some of them (or all) are either corrupt, or insisting on being read-only for one reason or another...
 

A:some files are impossible to delete -- even as admin

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Hi all,

I have a few PST files in a folder on my C drive. I cannot copy or move my files on a D drive or an external hard disk.

I tried to use several user accounts which are all of them members of Admin group but unfortunately special permissions are still required.

By reading a few posts on this site, I used takeown -f and icalcs.exe c:\ /grant Administrator:F commands with no success. (The commands are processed successfully).

I booted under Linux and tried to move the files with no success again.

What's wrong?

i don't know what could do now?

Thanks for your help,

Olivier

A:impossible to copy or move files

Hello Olivier, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if this may be able to help.

Outlook PST Data File - Move

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Is there a way to make it impossible for users to copy anything onto the desktop, except into folders that are on the desktop created for them to copy files into?

A:Impossible for users to copy files onto desktop

I take it as a NO then...

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Hello to all, i have some problems with my PC (Windows 7 64-bit config complete in my system spec.). I saw some problems doing scans with Microsoft Essential, ADaware..the scans blocked and not complete.
So i run the CMD and i checked the integrity of files, it has found files corrupted and not possibile repair. I attach the CBS log: can someone help me? Thanks!

A:SFC scannow - corrupted files impossible to repair

Hi,
Not many if any people here are going to look at a .rar attachment,
Please post a .txt attachment

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Hey guys it's me again with my annoying and those that seem to be impossible-to-fix-problems.

Well 3 months ago i bought an AMD 5600+ Dual Core and i had lots of problems since then, believing it was defective, i wrote to AMD support and requested an RMA. My replacement arrived today. It fixed LOTS of random crashes and my computer was able to boot up properly with both rams placed on in dual channel. I went to play on Soulstorm, it crashed, sometimes half way through a game or sometimes about 5 minutes into the game. I went on another game which is Company of Heroes, it crashed too.

The only reason i tested these 2 games was because they crashed most of the times when i had the defective processor.I thought it was the RAM but i thought it wouldn't make any sense because while waiting for my replacement to arrive, i put in my old AMD Athlon 3500+ and it worked fine with EVERY SINGLE games so it couldn't be the RAM and it can't be the replacement either. Not knowing what else to do, i took one stick of ram out, and guess what? It worked like a charm ! I really have no idea what's going on inside but if anyone had been through this or anyone who knows how to fix please help and....ermm if it works you'll be able to rest assured that a person on earth is grateful and just wants to kill you with hugs XD

BTW this is my spec:
Abit AN52
OCZ PC26400 platinum edition
Radeon Sapphire 1950x Pro
AMD 5600+ Dual Core
Arctic Cooler 64 Pro
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A:Impossible! I need some serious help

Have you switched the ram modules around to see if it is stable with either one installed?
 

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Ok XP PRO...but I ain't no pro and my grammar sucks!

I was messing with the file associations...

Now I can't open folders in the same window anymore.
Nor can I delete the associations I had made.

My Computer -> C: -> same tree

after that

XYZ folder and its subs all open independently

DESPITE FOLDER OPTIONS BEING RESET AND RECONFIGURED!

Is there any way to fix this? Other than a reinstall?
 

A:Maybe impossible to help me...

If you have a recent restore point you can go that route and restore your computer to a point before you changed this.Any other programs or settings will revert back to that time.
 

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Hi! I'm new here -- noticed that a few people had the same problem I'm having with IE Pop-Ups, so I thought I'd look for some help. Spyware scans and pop-up stoppers couldn't cut it and my virus scanner finds nothing wrong.

Though I can only check back here every now and then, and not on the weekends (I apologize in advanced for slow replies), I was hoping that someone might have some ideas on where to go to fix this!

Thanks for your time!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:58:20 AM, on 6/16/2006
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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BELARC\BELMON~1\BANTMonitorSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LckFldService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\thiselt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFREE.EXE
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A:Impossible IE Pop-Ups!

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,

Likekinds

A:Is this impossible?

Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Read the Red sticky at the top first
http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!
 

A:Please Help Me...log On Impossible!

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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i want to get email to cycle through signatures.

1st email sig would be 'abc', second email sig, 'def', third 'hij' and so on, is there any way to do this short of manually entering the sig?

using commonly available hotmail and Yahoo controls?

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I have installed on my computer a new PC only version of Windows 8. I've not purchased a new PC for about 8 years so its impossible it came with the computer, I built the computer myself.

I remember I brought an upgrade copy of Win8 in error, I got it from PC world. I still have those disk but now I also have this new PC version. I remember going back to PC to tell them I brought it in error I also remember calling the MS helpline.

Can anyone make sense of this? How did this copy come to be working on this computer?

I'm currently wanting to do a clean install but I can't because I can't workout what happened in the past

HELP

Cheers
 

A:How is this even impossible?

Sounds like you may have an OEM System Builder versions of Windows 8. It is intended to be installed by someone or a company building a new computer that is to be resold. That particular version includes a personal use license which allows anyone to buy an OEM System Builder copy of the software and install it on a (new or old) PC that is intended for personal use. It should have come with an installation key.

Here is some more information on the ZDnet web site.

http://www.zdnet.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-your-windows-8-1-upgrade-options-7000021554/
http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-radically-overhauls-license-agreements-for-windows-8-7000002866/
 

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ok so i had just got one of my old laptops to work again and i was very happy. Then one of my sisters wanted to use it so i let her use it. I got it back, but when it was returned it had two viruses on it. One was Windows police pro and the other was Protection System. I am sure i got rid of Police pro but i cant get rid of protection system. I tried to download Malware and Combo Fix ,but everytime i go to launch a program it brings up some command prompt thing saying C\\Windows\system32\desote. It is beinging to frustrate me and i dont know what to do. Please someone help D: [(Note for all)(i started firefox by right clicking and using the run as command)]

A:Impossible to fix?

Hi TunaFishyFish and to Bleeping Computer!Please note: ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.ROOTREPEAL-------------We need to check for rootkits with RootRepealDownload RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.Zip Mirrors (Recommended)
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorRar Mirrors - Only if you know what a RAR is and can extract it.
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorExtract RootRepeal.exe from the archive.Open on your desktop.Click the tab.Click the button.Check all seven boxes: Push OkCheck the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.Once the scan completes, push the button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.

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I'll start my request with a copy of my original question posted elsewhere on this site, where I was then referred here.

Is this impossible?

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Is there any way to stop Virtu Monde popups? Somehow, I have become infected. Nothing seems to stop this creature. I have NIS installed. It doesn't help. I have Windows Defender installed. It doesn't help. My settings are set to block all popups. It doesn't help. Spyware Doctor will remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day, but it always keeps comming back. I don't want to remove Virtu Monde a hundred times a day. I want to stop it from placing popups on my computer in the first place. Is this possible. If so, how do I do it?

Thank you in advance,

Likekinds


Hello likekinds

Spyware Doctor is not cleaning it all out.

The only way to totally get rid of it is by using HijackThis

You should post a HijackThis log. The experts on the forum there will clean it all up for you

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Read the Red sticky at the top first
IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

Do all you can from the instructions. If you can`t run something just miss it out and post the log anyway with a brief description of your problem
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A:Is This Impossible #2

It appears as though you stopped at Step 2

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.

Note:

DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts


If the following message from DSS appears, please click on "Yes" to allow it to download HijackThis, if you don't already have it.



Allow DSS through your firewall to download HijackThis by clicking "OK"




DSS has installed HijackThis, and placed a shortcut on your desktop. Click "OK" to allow the scan to continue.




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When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.tx... Read more

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I have a folder in my external terabyte that appeared some time ago. I can not delete it with any software. I tried to delete with DOS and it says all the same. The problem is that it will not let me downgrade it to a write-able format. It seems to be locked in READ ONLY status. I have attempted to take ownership of the drive and the files, but I can not get rid of it. When I first noticed it, it was random letters. When I tried to delete the file it turned into many many "Z's". When I ran the DOS delete protocol it changed into 6 "Z's"; with in that folder is a empty folder called "Update". Since then I have not been able to do anything about it. I don't know what to do. I even downloaded a program called Delete on Boot, and still no success. I have been coming here for about a year when I caught the Rogue Internet Security 2010. It was since then, 12/30/09 the day that i reformatted to yield to the virus's victory that the file first appeared in the external hard drive. I am wits end and I know someone out there can help me. Please tell me what to do. I was told that it was very complex and destructive hack file. Am I infected again?

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In Outlook 98, if you permanently delete messages from your deleted folder, how can you get that data back? I know it can be done because our former IT person used to do it. Our back-up pst file does not have the lost data either. Is there help out there?
 

A:Is this impossible?

I have heard that on the Microsoft website they have the info for this.
Sorry that I don't have the time now to find it for you.
 

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I have five computer equipped whit Win 2000 french edition. And some Win 2000 dont want to load the profil of the user ??? It take 2 or 3 reboot after it works ??? Whath I do wrong during the installation ??? The user are not defind on the machine but on the domaine ...help !!! Sorry for my english
 

A:Win 2k bug ????? Impossible =)))

Greetings

What errors are you getting? What happens when a user logs on? Are the profiles on the server or are they all on the local machine?

Cheers
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Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...
 

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There are some files on my flash drive that are no longer visible, i know they werent deleted because the data still shows up in the properties...I tried allowing it to to show hidden and system files in folder options, nothin. i even tried running a command to show hidden files to no avail...please help

xp asus notebook and vista acer desktop, same thing on both... i also tried a file recovery program and all it would come up with is previously deleted files

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I have a relatively new Dell XPS 410 running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I am extremely exasperated over a problem that seems unfixable. Every time I start the computer, I get a pop-up appearing right before the user log on screen. It says "Fixed" and will not let me exit out, so I can only perss "OK" to bypass it. The log on screen is normal and any user can be selected to log on. But, when selcted to log on, it loads personal settings, flashes the desktop and immediately logs off and saves the settings. I can not get to the desktop, so I can not scan for viruses or delete files. I really don't want to hear the computer is forever inoperable. Any advice would be appreciated!
 

A:Please Help-log On Impossible!

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I have what would seem at first to be a very simple problem with my wireless mice, but all of my attempts at solving it have yielded no progress. I am hoping for someone hardware-savvy to help me out. Here's my schtick:

I began experiencing skipping with my wireless mouse just subtle enough to irritate me and throw off my game (Dota and the like) a few weeks ago. I was using, at that time, a larger Logitech mouse. Unfortunately, I can't recall the make of it, but I had been using it for at least two or three years. One of my front USB ports on my machine doesn't work at all, but I tried the back of my tower and also on the side of my secondary monitor. No improvement. So naturally, I concluded that either my mouse or receiver was just aged and in need of replacement.

I have now been using this Logitech m510 for a week, but the slight skipping is still there, at times more or less noticeable. This led me to believe it was a trouble with the surface of my wooden desktop. I cleaned it thoroughly-- nothing. I tried a mouse pad-- nothing. The receiver is in clear sight directly beside my shoulder, so I would like to think that interference could not possibly be so sensitive. Where is the trouble? Coincidentally ALL of my USB ports?

My PC is a decently powerful machine, I built it within the last year. I am running Win7 64-bit from a Corsair Force 3 SSD with an i5-2500k CPU and 8GB of RAM. My GPU is an AMD Radeon HD 6800. Any ideas? If you need more information fr... Read more

A:The Impossible Mouse!

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Can someone please help me get rid of virusbusters, I've tried everything that I can think of. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Virusbusters -- Impossible to get rid of

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Hi there, I think I'm trying to find an impossible motherboard. I've done a pretty decent search and can't seem to find a motherbaord that will work with a Pentium D 930 processor and just plan old DDR 400 RAM. If it had GB lan I'd be pretty impressed.

Does such a motherboard exist?
 

A:Impossible Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131589
what about that one..?

Edit: woops, that uses ddr2.. My bad. Maybe it is impossible?
 

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For weeks now, I've been getting these Russian popups on several different websites that I frequent. I don't know how to get rid of them! I've run a plethora of malware programs and anti-virus programs and they still come up! I've left pictures below of what they look like, can anyone help me get rid of them?!
 
I haven't installed any toolbars or free programs recently.
No one but my son has been on my computer and he only checked my mail for me while I was in hospital.
I've tried opening Firefox in safe mode but it still happens (also happens in IE).
I've checked Firefox Add Ons and there's nothing fishy there.
Any idea how to make them go away?
This is what it looks normally (with Adblock Plus on)
This is what it looks like in safe mode

 
Thank you for your help!
xo: Carrie

A:Impossible popup! HELP!

Hello, I moved this from Win7 to Am I Infected for some scans.  Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.   Please Download TDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.   Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.•Close all open programs and internet browsers.•Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.•Click on Delete.•Confirm each time with Ok.•You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.•Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.•You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.>>>>Now I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScanHold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.Click the   butto... Read more

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Hi,

I keep getting pops-ups for the same few sites everytime I open IE. No virus scanners (Norton, AVG) will pick up the virus or whatever is causing the problem. I've run Hijackthis and it gives me

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 20:43:17, on 29/10/2004
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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\htpatch.exe
C:\Program Files\PCI Audio Applications\Bin\EchoCtrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Mini Motty\skinkers.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Corel\Graphics8\Programs\MFIndexer.exe
C:\Program Files\InterVideo\Common\Bin\WinCinemaMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\blueyonder IST\bin\mpbtn.exe
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A:Impossible to lose pop-ups!

Please move Hijack This out of the temporary files into its own folder under program files so that it can create proper back-ups.

Rescan with Hijack This, close all browser windows except Hijack This, put a check mark beside these entries and click ďfix checkedĒ.

O21 - SSODL: SystemCheck - {54645654-2225-4455-44A1-9F4543D34544} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\vbsys.dll

Then boot to safe mode (see how below), locate and delete these files and/or folders:

:\WINDOWS\System32\vbsys.dll - file

How to restart to safe mode:
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPOR...2001052409420406?OpenDocument&src=sec_doc_nam

Because XP will not always show you hidden files and folders by default, Go to Start - Search and under "More advanced search options". Make sure there is a check by "Search System Folders" and "Search hidden files and folders" and "Search system subfolders"

Next click on My Computer. Go to Tools - Folder Options. Click on the View tab and make sure that "Show hidden files and folders" is checked. Also uncheck "Hide protected operating system files" and "Hide extensions for known file types". Now click "Apply to all folders"
Click "Apply" then "OK"

Then reboot and post another log please.
 

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Hello boys and girls. About one year ago, my 500GB Western Digital MyBook hard drive died when I unplugged it from my motherboard. It lived a long life. It was time for it to die. I figured maybe a power surge killed it since I didn't "Safely remove the hardware". The computer it died on was built by myself. It was an Asus motherboard and a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit OS. I was convinced that my data was lost, so I bought a 500GB Toshiba Canvio portable USB drive in the color black. I plugged it into a rear USB 2.0 port. It was recognized for about three seconds, and then Windows displayed a yellow popup from the bottom right corner of the taskbar saying "The device has malfunctioned". A new hard drive? Come on. I brought it downstairs to my dads Vista machine, and it worked just fine. I scratched my head, and for kicks, I tried my "dead" MyBook on the same machine. It worked! I could see all my data!

After this, I figured it was a bad motherboard. Since none of the ports on the computer were working with it. (Mind you, mice, flashdrives, printers, keyboards, hubs, etc. were all functioning fine on the system). It was ONLY mass storage USB devices that were not working. I waited about a year and built a new computer. New EVERYTHING. Windows 7 OS, Asus motherboard, and all that good stuff. I was so excited to finally be able to use my USB hard drive again. I missed my data. But... It didn't work. It makes the usb "Bee-boop" but will no... Read more

A:Impossible USB HDD Issue.

Hi,

That is odd. Can you please check something? Note check, do not change any value yet:

What value is stored in your registry under:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR

Regards,
Golden

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I have a Gateway Laptop that is 5 years old. I rarely use it, but like to be able to use it outside or in bed when I'm bedridden (disabled). For 3 months now I cannot got on line with it. My desktop works fine, which is connected to a wireless Netgear router from BrightHouse (roadrunner). They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens. I can't get on line with a message that I have limmited or no connectivity. It seems to have something to do with loosing my network key and IP address. Since this is from Bright House I assumed they could fix it. I even paid $170 to a tech support team who got it up and running only to loose the connection again a few hours later. There must be a solution for this problem, I just can't find anyone who can fix it. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your time.

A:Problem seems impossible to fix?

<<They've been to the house 10 times and successfully get it up and running, but if I shut it down for and hour or more the same thing happens.>>

Have you asked...what the problem was...when you paid to have it serviced?

Louis

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This computer was recently used to look for a certain video online, and, unsurprisingly, it got a virus and/or some spyware. My homepage gets redirected to a million spyware protection sites (which seem like they're the hijackers themselves) and I'm having a hard time fixing it. So far I've run CW Shredder, Spybot S&D, and Adaware. The last two seemed to help, but adaware was unable to delete one of the trojans and the problem is still there.

So here's the HJT log, for your inspection.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 03:16:55 a.m., on 26/04/2007
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\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\bmwebcfg.exe
C:\Program Files\Bluetooth\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\iaantmon.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
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A:Impossible spyware

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I am still having wierd problems with my computer. It all started, when I installed Roxio Media creator 7 ( and than un-installed it cause it gave me problems.) It put in the standard VGA driver, and my graphics accleleration was dead slow. After re-installing the video driver, it is better, but still abnormally sluggish, It is a nice card, a ATI Radeon 9000 w/ 128 MB or RAM. There was a second monitor, but I removed it for troubleshooting. The PC has plenty of HD space, 1 GB of 333 RAM, and a 2.4 GHX CPU. It is running XP Pro. The motherboard is an Amptron 94-935ALU w/ a SIS651/962L chipset. I am a certified tech and have optimized it quite well. (No virus, spyware, de-fragged, etc.)
When I open my first webpage after sign on or switching screen names, it takes like 7 minutes to load. It starts with "downloading from site", than it goes back to "starting downloading from site", and it takes forever. It usually opens pages normally after that, but not always. Same thing happens even afterwards, if I start IE. And when I load WinMX, it starts scanning for shared files(1000's) and gets stuck in the place. It takes like 5 minutes to load. (It stops responding, will sometimes turn "white". Same thing with K-lite, like blocks of it are missing, the graphics are all screwed up; it takes 6 minutes to load. (Could it be something with frames?). Same thing loading Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004. And some programs I install, take an u... Read more

A:Impossible Problem

While you're at it, you wanna finish up over on your HJT logs? We are awaiting your update.

http://www.techsupportforums.com/showthread.php?t=25199

BTW, try this little bugger. Most of you problems sounds network-related.

Download WinsockFix and unzip it. Then double-click on it to run it.

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Usng my same old Windows 7 Home Premium upgrade DVD to do a clean install on a new laptop.

I've been told this was not possible.

I did delete all partitions on the main hard drive, then format during the installation process but other than name the hard drives, This is what I got after the install was complete.

Do you think I will have any problems down the road?

Thank You

A:So this supposed to be impossible?

I've used an Ultimate upgrade DVD to do a few clean reinstalls on the same machine. I would think you'd need a new key to activate the same installer to a different machine. If you used the same key both times then one will show up as non genuine, eventually, I think at least.

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My hard drive failed a few months back, turned it on one day and got a series of clicks and chirp sounds and it was dead. I tried a couple things suggested on here but none of them helped and ended up installing windows on a new drive. I recently found an indentical model number to the one I have on ebay(a Hitachi Deskstar for a Dell). When I receive it, I'll plug it in to make sure it works, then i'm going to attempt a disk swap between the two. I had to find a funky size torx bit for the outer screws and now I see the disk is attached with another torx that is a bit smaller so i'll need one of those too. I know this should be done in a clean room and even then it's supposed to be a hit or miss and it's likely not to work. I figured i'd give it a shot for the $28 it costs for the new drive with shipping. Am I wasting my time or do I have a slim chance of being successful? And no, I hadn't made any backups from that drive, partly because of the crappy NEW Pioneer dvd-r drive I had returned just before this happened(a couple others posted issues in this forum regarding that model also around the same time I did).
 

A:Going to attempt the 'impossible'....

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I tried - unsuccessfully - to boot my new Pavilion x360  with USB pen drive with Ubuntu Live but the pc always starts Windows 10, even ignoring changes of boot priority in bios. Why not ? Please can you help me teaching me the correct actions and steps? Thanks in advance.

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Hey,

So, ever since I got the update for it in Windows Update, like a few months ago, I could never install IE9 on my computer. I have tried every possible means to install it.

-Download the modified (B00IE8/IE9) package
-Download the 32Bit (x86) Upgrade package
-Using Windows Update

And after multiple attemtps, I'm still opening IE8. Don't get me wrong, I have Google Chrome and Firefox, but I would like to have everything on this computer upgraded so I don't need to look at it in Windows Update.

Any ideas/suggestions?

Regards,
-TPS

A:It seems impossible to upgrade my IE8 to IE9

Any suggestions you guys? (Sorry to bump)

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I recently had a bunch of viruses that messed up my entire computer.
I ran a bunch of spyware/malware scans and they found a bunch of things.

I ran an AVG scan, and it told me to restart so I did.
When it turned back on, nothing would load.
No start menu, no taskbar, no desktop icons, just a background.
The Task Manager says it's been disabled by the administrator.

This happens even in safe mode, and I can't get into the administrator account.

How exactly do I fix this problem? Is it even possible to fix this problem?
it's extremely frustrating.

by the way, I'm using XP professional.

A:Seem to have an impossible problem

Hello Deee,I see that you have an HJT log posted here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/208223/hijackthis-log-something-about-win32/ We do not allow more than one topic for the same computer and the same issue as this causes confusion, and in this case may make the disinfection process more difficult.This leaves you with a choice:1) Have this thread reopened and the HiJack This log topic deletedOR2) Keep this thread closed and wait for assistance in the HiJack This log forum. Please note that that forum is VERY busy.Please send a Private Message indicating your choice.Assuming you wish assistance in the HiJack This forum, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possibl... Read more

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Hello guys,
I have a very frustrating problem and i really can't imagine any way to solve it without help. The problem is quite simple to explain : I simply can't downlaod anything "big".
let's check details. I have two browsers, Ie and Firefox. I ve been using firefox for years but i recently bought a new comp, and Ie came along with vista.
Whenever i try to download a "big file" with firefox, let's say a game's patch, i recieve an error message after 2-3 minutes saying that the dowlaod will stop because the source file will not be read.
if i try with Ie after about the same amount of time i got an error message saying that the time allocated to the operation has been...

As you imagine this is already frustrating enough in itself, but today i discovered that the problem had somehow extended to streaming, i cannot load any file completely...

my config is brand new from A to Z, so i really don't know where to look for.

Any Idea ?

Thanks
 

A:Impossible to download anything

Does your Internet keep dropping (Are you on wireless or something?).

Your topic suggests you can't download "anything", yet below you say you have trouble downloading "anything big". I'm assuming you can download small files?

You could always try using a download manager rather than using your browser to download the files. Search the forums for a thread on download managers if you want to find out more.

Leechget is what i use at present.

Regards,

Nnahrino
 

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HI all

Interesting problem here

How to upgrade to DX 9c ?

I have tried with no success.

Downloading, reinstalling, editing registered key...you name it...even third party installation programs claims that I do have 9c but dxdiag reads The file qasf.dll is an old version, which could cause problems.

Any idea how I fix this? my file versions is not the correct versions for 9c for instance my d3d9.dll version reads 5.03.2600.2055 qasf 10.00.0000.3802.

Thanks for looking at my post and problem, hope anyone can help! pvt mails welcome
 

A:Direx9b to 9c impossible?

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hi,
I'm a beginning enthusiast in the computer world, but theres one problem that has got me stumped. When opening the ACT program on a windows XP I get a message that says, "Application has generated an exception that could not be handled. Process ID=0x798(1944), ID= 0x79c(1948)." then it asks if I want to use debugger to figure out the problem and so I'll click yes and then it says that the debugger is missing a component. Not only this the computer is constantly going into BSOD often times for "missing registry components". The memory is a little too small for all of the business programs put on the computer. I've ran at least four different types of spyware and virus removers in safe mode, they remove a few small spyware ads from caselmedia but there is never any kind of virus detected on the computer. Please help me out, I would really appreciate it if someone out there knows what to do. Thanks a bunch.
Ds.helper
 

A:impossible to figure out

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I have windows ME; p4 1.5ghz, 640RAM, comcast cable
Recently my computer started running extremely slow, taking about 8 minutes to boot up. Now it only works for about 10 minutes before it crashes.
I've run spybot and it finds no problems, and ad-aware will stop scanning and crash half way through. They are both fully updated. The computer is virtually unusable. Here's my Hijack-This log, I could really use some help on this. Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 5:17:00 PM, on 9/12/2004
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.50 (5.50.4134.0100)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ATI2EVXX.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\STIMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\NETUO.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\APPCX.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IPKK32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\JAVADB.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\D3OT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSAM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\APPLX32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\WINOR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NETDI32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ADDEU.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MFCCP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ADDPU32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IPII32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\JAVAOU.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\CRWD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IERY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\WINTX32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINWX.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\CRMP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\JAVAXG32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ADDTV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\NETFN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NETPE32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NTBP.EXE
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A:HJT log - please help, the computer is impossible to use

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hi all i found this site after searching the net. i recently got a e-systems 1201 laptop with a faulty hard drive. i purchased a new western digital the wd3200bpvt i installed it and the laptop came to life heres the specs
1gb ram
320 wd hard drive
hann star j mv 4 0811 motherboard
intel pentium dual core
originally had vista on it

so i proceeded to install windows 7 with a boot disc ive used on a few computers get to expanding files then get a error ending in 570 then just rebbots . after searching the web for help i decided to burn another dvd didnt work same problem burned with different software nero same problem tried slower speed with imageburner and nero same problem sometime i get different errors but just wont install.

tried vista same problem tried all the above variants still same so i then tried booting from usb used win 7 usb software but still cant install it because of 1gb ram been trying x86.so tried to go back to good old xp got all way thru install entered key then bsod and crashes, since then i havent been able to get past installing devices without crashing on xp. tried all diff service packs still same tried custom made ones but same problems tried injecting sata driver with n lite but cant get it to work or load at boot, get loads of different problems some times wont detect drive or reads it as only 10 gb reformat then sometimes works but still wont install. tried vista and win 7 over and over im going crazy, ive tried recovery disks ... Read more

A:mission impossible!!!!!

Hi -

Where did Windows 7 originate? Did you purchase a full retail copy, upgrade from Vista, etc...?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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On my computer the other day I randomly hear advertisement videos playing. I can't find them so I close everything down and they are still going. I ran Malwarebytes several times and each time it picks up something. I downloaded Avast and it constantly pops up saying it blocked a random ad trying to play on my computer. It says that SVCHOST.EXE is the source. Also when I try to google something, no matter what I search for it takes me to lithuanian sites. Can someone please help? Thank you.

A:Impossible Ads Virus, Please help.

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) DownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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I have looked for info everywhere and tried everything I can think of. I can't get rid of it!! Thanks for any help you guys could give me.

Here's my hijackthis logfile:

*edit, I read your guidelines, and it said to enable ALL startup items, so I did and posted the new log"


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:56:38 PM, on 8/13/2006
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ishost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\isnotify.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\Copperhead\razerhid.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tbctray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\5ea5080a.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRshutA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ismon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\{B01C95FF-03E5-1033-0731-000507180001}\Update.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USRmlnkA.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\Computer\APPLIC~1\ICROSO~1\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\s?stem\l?***.exe
C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files\mozilla.org\Mozilla\Mozilla.exe
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A:Impossible Spyware!

Please rename Hijackthis.exe
It's currently located at C:\Documents and Settings\Computer\Desktop\HijackThis.exe
Rename it from Hijackthis.exe to HJT.exe

Then post a fresh Hijackthis log

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I have a Speedtouch Modem and a Belkin Wireless Router. I get an average speed, although it has dropped lately.

I bought a Belkin 'N' Wireless Router+Modem. It would not make a connection to my ISP.
I have spent HOURS [Literally] on the phone with Belkin Techs and my ISP.
Changed settings - patched etc etc etc.
Belikin replaced the Router+Modem with an N+. SAME RESULT AS ABOVE.

A retailer lent me a NetGear G Router+Modem - SAME RESULT AS ABOVE.

Today a telephone engineer came and checked my line for faults. FINE. A1.

Now, my Speedtouch with Router WORKS.

So...EVERYONE says it's impossible that the others DO NOT work.

I'm told that if you simply plug a modem into any phone point with ASDL- you will get an ASDL light. I don't with the new stuff.

My friend does.

What I'm experiencing is impossible - but is it ?

The men in white coats will soon be here. Help.
 

A:Impossible - but true.

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