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Windows to go system wont update, wont install apps, and troubleshooting doesn't work

Q: Windows to go system wont update, wont install apps, and troubleshooting doesn't work

I installed Windows 8 enterprise eval x64 as a windows to go setup. Everything works fine except when I goto the store to download an app I get the "your purchase could not be completed" error. When I try to check for updates it fails with
code 80070057, when I try to use the trouble shooting program i get the same error as the updates. I'm running as an admin with my Microsoft account, I have tried a local account. I have been searching all day.Like electronic music? www.thespanningtree.net

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Preferred Solution: Windows to go system wont update, wont install apps, and troubleshooting doesn't work

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I originally had 8.1 on my laptop  and at one point it stopped being able to install updates. They would fail every time it tried. I ended up doing a reformat since I couldn't find a cause for the problem. Well this time I left it at 8 but after around a month it started again. It can't do updates ,it can't  install win 8.1 ,  apps won't turn on (was finally able get the app store to start). Also system refresh and any other repair thing won't work. Firefox also acts funny  where ad block won't work and  certain settings won't save.  I've run every scan I can think of but have not found anything. I'm at a lost what to do not knowing if it is some kind of virus or hardware malfunction or something else. The system uses a partition to reformat from not a disk. I also here a periodic clicking and the  dvd drive or hard drive (not sure which) would rev occasionally. I don't think it has done it recently.  The computer is a asus g75  gforce gtx 670mx.
 
Some of the scans I've done are  avast and avg, malware bytes, advance system care, ccleaner, bitdefender, Microsoft malicious scan, spybot search and destroy. Also some Microsoft system file scan but forget the name. I didn't have both anti virus on system at the same time.

A:Windows 8 and 8.1 updates apps and system refresh wont work.

No one has any ideas to this? Could there be some kind of permanent corruption?

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I am having all sorts of problems, feels like maybe a virus but scan failed to find any. Had to turn off automatic updates cause every time I shut down, it would download all the updates, then fail to install, then said reverting changes, etc. This would take a long time so I just turned off automatic updates.
Another thing, I kept getting a program called microsoft silverlight? I felt like it was causing alot of problems and I kept trying to UN install it but it wouldn't go away. Finally, you can't find the program in the control panel, but I think it's hiding somewhere. Is that even possible??
 

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i AM RUNNING WINDOWS VISTA ... AM HOPING THAT SOMEONE CAN HELP. i WENT TO TRY AND USE WINDOWS UPDATE AND IT WONT UPDATE.. SAYS...
(WINDOWS UPDATE HAS ENCOUNTERED UNKNOWN ERROR, ERROR CODE 80040154. THEN I WENT TO TRY AND RESTORE TO AN EARLIER TIME THEN I NOTICE THAT SYSTEM TWILL NOT FUNCTION SAYS..
(THE VOLUME SHADOW COPY SERVICE USED BY SYSTEM RESTORE IS NOT WORKING)
ALSO CANT SEEM TO GET WIDOWS HELP TO WORK.. GRRRRR ...... CAN SOME ONE TELL ME WHAT TO DO TO FIX THIS

A:system restore and windows update wont work

Start with a virus check. Also download and run Malwarebytes.

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not sure if im in the right place
but computer wont do anything but load up with options to do system repair or whatever its called but it says it cant fix the problem i dont have disc for it or any pw's im on a reg user account it wont load in safe mode but by doing different things i have access to do various things but not sure what or how to lol i had issues before and got them fixed by using sites similar to this any help is appreciated

A:system repair wont work windows wont load

Might be a failing Hard drive. Get to your bios and see if there is any diagnostics there to do a hard drive test. On some motherboards its delete on others its F2. If there is no diagnostics on the bios i would make a USB bootable diagnostics and do that.
I just had the same problems and found out the hard way that it was a hard drive.

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All of a sudden, I turn on my lap top (lenovo idea pad flex 10) and it takes forever to Load, then says windows 8 wont boot or something.
Takes me to a blue screen and I tries to system restore but that also won't load and go through. Help please?
I went to advanced options and pulled up the box you type **** in butI don't know what to put km it to make windows boot!
 

A:windows 8 wont boot and system restore wont work

You need to be much more specific about what your problem is. I can't tell at all from your post what's really happening, and neither will anybody else. What exactly happens? What exact messages do you get? What "advanced options" are you talking about? Also, it appears this site's profanity filter has blocked something in your post. Using such language is not helpful.
 

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This is an issue that I've seen in two other posts, but I can't find a resolution: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/Brand-new-M715Q-will-not-wake-after-sleep/m-... https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Enterprise-Client-Management/NVMe-Drivers-and-M715q-Tiny-AMD/m-p/370512... I've posted on those threads to see if somone had a resolution on there, but I don't see any posted. We are experiencing the same issue.  Brand new m715q with BIOS ver M11KT31A (3/31/2017).  Windows 7 preinstalled.  Goes to sleep.  When you move the mouse or touch the keyboard the screen stays black and it doesn't wake from sleep.  Tried upgrading all drivers.  No change.  Tried upgrading the firmware.  That was when we discovered the firmware will not upgrade.  Firmware issue.  From the TVSU program it runs through the whole BIOS upgrade process, shutsdown windows, then the screen goes black, the fans rev up, and then stays that way.  Monitor says going to power save mode.  It never continues past that point.  If I go into the BIOS system log it says "BIOS updated"; however, the version has not changed.  We tried upgrading to M11KT32A.  Then recently they just released M11KT33A.  Same thing, doesn't upgrade.  I've tried running the update from system update, from the windows command line with manual reboot, from a bootable USB stick, and a bootable CD image and nothing works. ... Read more

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I am experiencing the following very strange intermittent problems and evil behavior in XP.

My Start Menu sometimes only appears for a split second when clicked and will not stay displayed. Also minimised apps. wont maximise and apps. and short cuts on the desktop wont launch when double left clicked and instead show properties as if they were right clicked!!

I have done the following to try and resolve these issues.

1. Updated from SP1 to SP 2 as well as all the security updates.

2. Ran Adaware and Spybot to find any unwelcome visitors. Adaware only found one minor issue.

3. Ran Symantec Antivirus which found and quarantined several viruses.

4. Ran WinDoctor which found and said it resolved quite a few issues.

This is really a pain as it makes the system virtually unusable except for when it is behaving which is rare.

Would be grateful for any suggestions, solutions, incantations or workarounds for this issue/s

Kind regards

Binaryboy
 

A:Start Menu flickers/dissapears, apps. wont launch & minimised apps. wont maximise!!

Hi binaryboy, Welcome to TSG!!

Please post a HJT log for us to review.

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

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

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None of my games will work. I took some advice of a forum because I couldnt get Perfect World to work and changed something in the registry to do with the port. Now no game will work and i would change it back but i dont know what it was previously.
My system restores wont work, wont even undo, and theres only one days worth there now. I dont know how to do a utilities reg scan which I think may be what I need to do, I dont know if its in my pc or on my XP disk. I cant use the disk because I dont know how to find my product code and the person I bought it off has gone to Cyprus .

I've done a Drwebcureit but really I need instructions for a 2 year old and I think this has happened since my last one. I had a Win32 Trojan in the other day and Vundo got rid of it I think, maybe its got something to do with that, maybe its still lurking around. Ive done a Combofix amd this was at the top - WARNING -THIS MACHINE DOES NOT HAVE THE RECOVERY CONSOLE INSTALLED. If anyone can help me, you would save my life, its driving me mad now.

~~x~~
 

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My Dell Inspiron Laptop which runs on Windows Vista will not start properly, the screen will go black after loading, this is before i can get to the log on stage. There is only a cursor which i can move.

I then started Startup Repair and it performed the checks, but my computer still wouldn't start. I then tried System Restore which didn't have a backup. I clicked the link to create a backup, but it said 'Your computer is running in a limited diagnostic state'. I have tried running the Windows Vista disk and it doesn't change anything. I have tried every method I know of, but I cannot get my computer working. Is there any other way, if you know please help me.
 

A:Dell Inspiron Laptop wont start and System Restore doesn't work

One last thing you can try is to press F8 while booting and on the next menu, select the 'Last Known Good' option
 

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I stupidly downloaded a file from Limewire which was suppose to be software for covertining music files. It never worked and since my computer has got worse and worse!

(note i am even having to use a different computer to use this forum)

Norton, aol and windows antivirus fail to find and destroy any viruses and all crash after so long of scanning. AOL spyware protection keeps blocking files called Virtumonde BY AND Virtumonde K, but will not let me delete them.

When connected to internet, no matter what web address i put in it always goes to the same webpage. Some kind of spyware i imagine. When disconnected something keeps trying to connect.

Other symtoms are -

computer crashes randomly.
computer restarts itself randomly
When i click on help and support it wont open and trys to connect to the internet.
when shutting down, the end task msg for - rundll32.exe appears
Safe mode does not work and simply wont start.
When windows starts and the screen to put in your password appears, i do so and press enter, then it flashes and goes back to that screen so i have to put it in again.
When windows loads up errors appear -
hpqthb08.exe application error
pchnotify.exe application error

Half of the system memory is always in use, even tho i have no software open (commit charge: 488M / 1248M)

HP PC SYSTEM RECOVERY seams like the best think to do (already on my computer) and just completely reset my computer back to factory settings but this just restarts windows and does nothing... Read more

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I had a virus on my computer got rid of it but a lot of apps wouldnt work. So I did repair the a fresh install of windows but leaving original files. I've done this twice, I cant get Microsoft store, photos or a lot of other apps to install. Downloaded a windows powershell script to reinstall all original apps and I get am error. Microsoft store and others will not install
 

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So i struggled for about two days to finally solve this problem.
I could not update or install windows 8 apps via the store.
I got error code 0x80246007

For anyone else with this, the solution was that the Temporary Internet Files folder was wrong in Internet Explorer. Run IE, go into Internet Options, click Settings in Browsing History section, click Move Folder and set to something valid like "c:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows".
 

A:Advice with Windows 8.1 apps that wont install or udpate

I cannot see a reason why that should affect the installation of store apps, but who knows?? I have installed the update, several times already, on different computers, and even created new installations with the MSDN fulI ISO, and have not yet seen any alteration of the path. But, a quick correction, before you clutter the computer. The full default path is:
c:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\inetcache
To see this, if it is of interest, you must change the folder setting view to show both hidden and protected operating system fles.
 

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Hey, i was wondering if someone could help

i just bought GOW4 and instead of having it take up a bunch of room on my C drive, which is a 240 GB SSD, I wanna put it on my E: drive, for games.

However, it seems to have downloaded, but it keeps trying to download 47MB and errors out, 0x80070005. I can install apps to the C: drive and move them over to the e drive fine. But that's not a solution, I dont have room to install GOW4 and then move it :S

I hope someone can help me

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whenever i click on my windows update button my browser opens up and then it redirects to the msn homepage and when i try start the service i get the 1508 error message can some one help me please here is my hijackthis log



Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:29:26 PM, on 11/18/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241)

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\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\PixArt\PAC207\Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009\avp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys\WUSB100\WUSB100.exe
C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock\ObjectDock.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
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A:windows update wont work

Hi, welcome to TSF!

Before we start, please follow the instructions in the following thread then post the logs.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html

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ive recently posted a qustion about my computer and found out i had a bad stick of ram, i still have 1-4gb stick in there thats gud becuse the other was bad for some reson. i am now having problems with error message code 80072f8f when trying to install updates. i have tryed everything to chage time and even sync it with nato time but it still has a error, when i online it just says verifacation error to oven on somthing as simple as facebook. NOTE: i had a service pack 3 on this but now it says i only have a service pack 2 and i cant try to update it becuse of this problem. can you please help and give advice?

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If you have Windows Vista there is not SP3 for Vista yet only SP2. Where did you get your copy of Windows Vista?

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Help please, I've been having some issues with my computer and its driving me nuts. It all started when I got a virus/malware. It was a antivirus scam called "Security Essentials 2010". I removed it with the help of this website "myantispyware". After the removal, I had some problems with my computer.

When I tried to hibernate my computer, nothing happens. A screen shows up saying "preparing to hibernate" and then after a few seconds, it returns back to my window and does not hibrnate. Is this a virus?

Please help me. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you very much!

A:Windows update wont work

Hi, I just post a few minutes ago. My second problem after the removal of "Security Essentials 2010" is that some of my google searches has been redirected to another site. I would have to go back and click on the link several times before I actually get to the site I wanted. Thanks for any help.

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I get this message when attempting to update windows
Windows update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer. Files requested are attached

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.19272 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0
Run by dad at 20:59:09 on 2012-07-16
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============== Running Processes ===============
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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
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uSearch Bar = Preserve
uWindow Title = Internet Explorer provided by Dell
uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com/
uDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://www.google.com/ig/dell?hl=en&client=dell-usuk&channel=us&ibd=6070209
mStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com/ig/dell?hl=en&client=dell-usuk&channel=us&ibd=6070209
mDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://www.google.com/ig/dell?hl=en&client=dell-usuk&channel=us&ibd=6070209
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = <local>
mWinlogon: Userinit=userinit.exe,
BHO: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No File
BHO: {053F9267-DC04-4294-A72C-58F732D338C0} - No File
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - No File
BHO: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No File
BHO: scriptproxy: {7db2d5a0-7241-4e79-b68d-6309f01c5231} - c:\program files\common files\mcafee\systemcore\ScriptSn.20120505185804.dll
BHO: Windows Live... Read more

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I had a bunch of spyware and stuff but got rid of most of it but whenever I try to run Windows update it says this service is not running reboot.
 

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windows update fails all the time. i get code 80070308 and code 8007007A
I have done all the diagnostics tool but still wont work.
can you help? thankyou

A:windows update wont work

Edit:  Deleted content because the link was no longer valid.
 
Look in post #7 for the proper suggestion.

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Windows 8 is under the hood I understand pretty much windows 7. Since I have had this new Win 8 (came with my gaming laptop) I have found so many apps that will not run. I also get errors on some apps that are trying to install.. 704 errors. I Google search says this is due to corrupt windows files - don't believe that, this is straight out the box.

I have never had this much trouble getting apps to work when moving from one system to another.. even the switch from XP to Vista/Win 7 didn't give me this much trouble. I'm frustrated.

For example a couple of apps I rely heavily on in win 7 are:

Pserv 3 which comes bundled with the Gtools from this site: p-nand-q.com : Computer : gtools : pserv3 Pserv3 is an app which lets me set only the services I want to run and store them as an xml file. I can load this profile whenever I need my system to run with minimal services. This helps the PC run much faster for the task at hand is awesome for games, ( better than any game booster app) by not allowing extra services to run you don't need taking up resources. People say you don't need this app because win 7 does a great job of managing resources.. I say Horse hokey.. try this app and you'll be amazed at how much extra power you'll get disabling unneeded processes and services. ( Warning, if you do this, you Must study all the services in your system to know which ones are safe to permanently disable. - takes a day or two to learn) AFAIK, this app is one of a kind, otherwise I'd tr... Read more

A:Tons win 7 apps wont work - Can you help?

if you tried out running the program in windows 7 compatibility mode (or vista) and it still doesn't work, check the developer support page for that software title.

the one I'm waiting for is FRAPS. its windows 8 support is crummy.

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Hi all, this is my first post, so first off heres my system info.

OS: WinXP Home Edition (sp2)
CPU: 1.2 ghs celeron s
Age of current windows install: about 10 months
age of system: about 8 years

ok heres the problem:

Whenever I want to install a 16 bit application (all games), I put the cd in and the normal menu comes up with the options install, tech support, readme etc.
I click install and the menu disappears... then a few hourglasses... then nothing, so I go ctrl + alt + delete, and lo and behold, ntvdm.exe in the processes tab is taking up 99%cpu.

I googled around for about 2 afternoons, and found that it is for 16 bit applications, and that this is a problem that has happened before, but none of the methods on the other sites have helped, heres what i've tried:

Going in the system32 folder and deleting ntvdm.exe and it's dll and then restarting the computer.
taking ntvdm.exe and it's dll from my brothers vista laptop and putting it into my system32 folder.
uninstalling sp3
scanning my registry with iolo system mechanic 8

none of those have worked, and I tried contacting microsoft fpr support but they say go to the manufacturer of my computer instead, sure.. whatever, after 8 years i ddoubt they would still help me.
so my current situation is.

16 bit games won't install (my computer is old so that's what I mostly play. they're still awesome games.)
microsoft won't help.
I'm thinking of having my computer reinstalled.

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A:16 bit apps wont work ntvdm.exe is the cause

i guess it isn't a stupid question or an easy question then.. oh well. Anyone want to upload their ntvdm.exe and its ntvdmd.dll to mediafire.com so I can download it and put it on my computer?

only do this if you are sure that you can run retro games on your computer.
 

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The weekend i did something to my laptop and could not open the apps also worth mentioning the maintenance
and repair program I found the best way to get round this is to do a system restore as long as you do software updates and windows defender after now i have back all of my original settings and apps that wprk

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I have windows xp and it says I am missing file msimg32, however I can find the file in a search. I tried to put windows reinstall cd, and typed sfc /scannow in Run. The scan starts but then stops and stalls and mouse freezes off and on after about 5% done...Anyone have any suggestions?
 

A:Re-install CD for Windows XP...wont work

have you got original xp disk ?
 

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Hello

When i boot my computer it comes to a black screen and says windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change may have caused this to fix the problem insert windows installation disc ... Then tells me how to repair this problem. I have found my disc to fix this but when i put it in my computers disc drive doesnt recognize there is a disc in there and doesnt spin! Ive looked everywhere online and the only fix to the disc drive problem is to boot windows and fix it from there (unless i buy a new one and i have no idea how to put a new one in in the first place) and the only way i have found to fix windows is with the disc! Please help me

Edit: i know this is only partially a windows 10 issue but i didnt know where to post it
 

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First thing that happened was that Internet Explorer stopped working. It acts like it wants to go to my home page and then locks up. Luckily I had firefox to get back online. Tried windows update by the button in control panel and also just accessing the page from Google and it wont load at all. I have spybot, adaware, malwarebytes, superantispyware and avg and I can't get any of them to update. It just gives me an error. Found one registry change with the spybot scan, but other than that I haven't been able to find anything. Also I've been getting the fake Anti virus pop ups as well as my pages just going to various real estate sites and even random you tube videos from time to time. Heres my hijack log. Thanks to anyone that can help.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 18:15:58, on 3/26/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Sym... Read more

A:Windows Update and IE wont work + Malware

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you let... Read more

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Recently I am unable to open the Store app. After a small Windows 10 update, I have been unable to access the store. When I open the start menu and click the icon, it is unresponsive. Also when I go through my apps, it wont open when clicked there. I even had it pinned to my toolbar and the icon disappeared but left space and when I clicked there, I got an error message. Also, as I was typing this, my toolbar began being difficult. Certain things like the start icon, the calculator icon, or the internet explorer icon wont open when clicked. But the google chrome and the file explorer icons work well. I am not sure if there is a way for me to update the Store app or get it to launch through a browser or do I have to wait till another Windows 10 update to fix my problem.

Thank you for any advice or help in advance.
 

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I have a Lenovo H520g with Windows 7. I've updated to Windows 8.1 then Windows 10, but now after this lastest update, it works only when he want to. Simply not boot. If you power the CPU on and leave it alone, sooner or later (minutes, or hours) it randomly boot and works normally. I've tested everything, all the components, the problem is with broken BIOS. I need to update/rewrite but there's nothing about it on support website. Can anybody help me with that? Sorry about my English

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I have a Lenovo H520g with Windows 7. I've updated to Windows 8.1 then Windows 10, but now after this lastest update, it works only when he want to. Simply not boot. If you power the CPU on and leave it alone, sooner or later (minutes, or hours) it randomly boot and works normally. I've tested everything, all the components, the problem is with broken BIOS. I need to update/rewrite but there's nothing about it on support website. Can anybody help me with that? Sorry about my English

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couple of days ago i installed the windows genuine advantage update, pc worked as normal after that...

have just installed another update that came through today. said there were 2 updates, didnt really take notice of what they were but one of them said something like..'malicious soft ware remover' (or something like that). promted to restart after that...restarted and now windows wont boot, just a blank screen

my copy of xp is genuine, have had it installed on my desktop for 4 years or so.

really worrying as my whole life is on that machine.

please advise.

thanks.
 

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Last night I updated windows 8.1 from windows 8.
It got to the stage where it needs to restart so it done that started the configarations and once it reached 100% it restarted.

Since then what happens is when i press power on the samsung logo comes on the screen then the black screen with the windows picture then the bsod comes up for around half a second and it restarts. then it constantly does this.

The whole cycle only takes a few seconds.

Ive tried booting in safe mode but this isnt working so I downloaded kav rescue on another computer and saved it on a flash drive, But it wont boot off this either.

Any ideas?

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What does the BSOD state? Most times it is a driver issue with the Display drivers. Other times it is hardware.

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When connected to wifi I am unable to view certain websites, but others work just fine. For example right now I can load facebook, but both the twitter app and twitter website are not working for me. When I disconnect my phone from the Wifi the app and website both load just fine. I have already tried restarting my devices which is the extent of my technical knowledge, and yet still have the same issues. Any suggestions?
 

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hi hope some one knows whats going off..................

ive recently updated my notebook from windows xp home to professional and i went to windows updates and downloaded all the needed updates but then i went back and found it said i needed a new driver i clicked it, downloaded it then it said update failed please try again later so i have a few time.
got same old answer but when i click supported hardware its says this update is only for k9 process well i havnt got k9 ive got an amd 2500 xp mobile processor???????????????????????????????
this is what it precisly says:

Microsoft Corporation - Other Hardware
Advanced Micro Devices processor software update released on December 17 2002.
Download size: 31 KB
Supported hardware...
Advanced Micro Devices processor software update released on December 17 2002.

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AMD K7 Processor
 

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I have reinstalled windows 7 for my uncle and installed drivers, however when checking for updates it just says "checking for updates" forever, I ran 2 tools from another website, 1 was Fix WU by a Microsoft MVP which re-registers the DLL's then you had to run the Microsoft repair tool afterwards, it fixed problems apart from one which says error 80070005 (access denied).

can anyone please help?

edit:
it is W7 32bit SP1 and is set to notify me before downloads and install and therefore should only take a couple of minutes to see what it needs, it installed latest version of windows update agent and thats it...stuck in loop for hours, not installing anything but using 50% CPU and 80% of 2Gb RAM on SVCHOST.EXE

ive done this thousands of times and know its not working, it only takes hours when set to auto

i used the fix here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/971058
and it says it fixed 1 probem but couldnt fix another

totally stuck here

I have scanned with Avira and Malwarebytes and system is clean, SFC says all is fine

thanks
 

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I have a problem.
when i go to turn my computer off it says do you want to install updates aswell which you should all be familiar with. but for months now i turn it off and it says it is installing then it shuts down. but then when i get back on and go to turn it off i find it still hasnt installed. any suggestions?
 

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my windows update wont install kp981852
what do i do?

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what version of windows? and is the update important to run?

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I have 2 computers a laptop and a pc both of which started coming up with updates last thursday that were released by microsoft. I tried many times to get these to install and finally narrowed it down to the one that wont install. I got all of the updates to install but Security update for windows vista kb935807. I have tried everything i can this update will say its installed and restart to install and when i restart it it will start updating say configuring updates then restart itsself and start over again and finally when windows starts it says unable to restart. This happens on both computers with the same update. Any suggestions on how to get it to work? Thanks in advance!

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*bump* still cant get it to install have followed several things and still nothing..

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Hey guys, So for some reason the windows update entitled "Security Update for Windows XP(KB927779) Just will not install. Or at least thats what Im guessing. The windows update shield prompts me in my system tray that I need to install the update, so I do, and it says update complete. Then about 15 seconds late the Update shield appears again in my system tray asking me to install this same update. Any ideas?
 

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Hi,
I have been having this problem for quite some time now. I cant download any updates and it says that i'm using a proxy or behind a firewall.

The error code is 8024402C

I have gone through all the steps mentioned in the Microsoft site and also in numerous other sites to identify the cause of the problem and nothing seems to work.

Also my Limewire, Bit comet and other p2p s/w's have stopped connecting for some reason. I'm not sure if all these problems are related to each other.

Can anyone tell me what to do?

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Hi Everyone,
Blackberry Link suddenly started crashing when it tries to open.
I have tried uninstalling it and downloading and installing it again but no joy.
Please see photo for error message.
I have lots of contacts in my address book on my phone and want to back them up to my desktop.
Maybe this was caused by Windows updating itself? Certainly the Link program has not updated itself in some time.
P.S. There is no option in "Add or Remove Programs" to Repair-Install.

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I wanted to transfer data to another hard drive and i hooked it up as a slave drive to my main drive and the first time i booted it up it did nothing and then i restarted and and wouldnt boot and gave me the message

NTLRD is missing
Please press any key to restart

then i unhooked the second hard drive and rebooted and got the same message, i hooked the second drive up to its original machine and got the same message on it too. what is goin on hear now nothing will boot. please need help, i cant lose all that data on both hardrives!

I sacraficed the first hard drive and format it and then when i go to install windows xp on it at says

Fatal Error:
One of the components that Windows needs to continue setup could not be installed.

The parameter is incorrect.

Please Help!
 

A:Help my hard drive wont boot up and windows wont install!

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I wanted to transfer data to another hard drive and i hooked it up as a slave drive to my main drive and the first time i booted it up it did nothing and then i restarted and and wouldnt boot and gave me the message

NTLRD is missing
Please press any key to restart

then i unhooked the second hard drive and rebooted and got the same message, i hooked the second drive up to its original machine and got the same message on it too. what is goin on hear now nothing will boot. please need help, i cant lose all that data on both hardrives!

I sacraficed the first hard drive and format it and then when i go to install windows xp on it at says

Fatal Error:
One of the components that Windows needs to continue setup could not be installed.

The parameter is incorrect.

Please Help!
 

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I have Dell Inspiron 3520
I just did a factory reset off of the built in factory partition.
I have been able to do all updates but 2 and I do not see the update for 8.1 KB 2919355 in the menu.
update KB 2920189 and KB 2770917 will not install.
when I install them they go thru the process when I restart to complete the install it
restarts says its configuring windows updates, then the message
"updates failed reverting changes do not turn off computer."

im trying to get this ready for my son to use for school and looking for a job. I would like to do the
8.1 update if possible.

on this link
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/15288/windows-8-update-to-windows-8-1

i found this

Note
If the installation is interrupted for any reason, you can restart the update from where you left off by going back to the Store and downloading the update again.

To see the update to Windows 8.1 in the Store, your PC needs to have updates KB 2871389 and KB 2917499 installed.

Some editions of Windows 8 don?t support updating to Windows 8.1 from the Store, including Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro (if installed using volume licensing or activated using a Multiple Activation Key), and preview versions of Windows 8 or Windows 8.1.
Those listed updates in this note are not installed nor in the update list to install?
how can i tell if mine is a compatable version?
Please Help
 

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Hi

I have windows vista. SP1.

For quite a long time now, when I turn on my pc, it says preparing to install updates 1 of 3. like before I log in. but it stays on 0% then shows password screen. every time i turn it on. i have just ignored up till now.

but now it wont let me install any more updates. in windows update itself, it just hangs on 'preparing to install' 0%. I.e. it downloads the updates but wont install them. No matter what ones I choose to install, even just 1 small one. And then clicking stop installation does nothing, the button then deactivates but it doesnt stop. if i close the window them open it again, button to stop installation enables again, but again does nothing.

please help. thanks.

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Hi. . .

Welcome to TSF - Vista Support.

How long is the hang when it says "preparing to install..."? How long ago did this start?

I assume that you can log in to Vista normally after that (i.e, you haven't been running in SAFEMODE this entire time)?

What anti-virus and firewall(s) are you running?

Please look over MS kb948343. I know it is to prepare for or diagnose problems installing SP1, but there may be information in there that is useful.

Are you sure you are running SP1?
START | Run | type cmd - hit enter | then type VER & hit enter.

What is the version # that shows? Thanks.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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i got windows 2000 sp4 everytime i try too download windows update it wont install everytime i try to open the page sometimes it freezes an some times it wont but when i do get to the page an scan my computer for updates there be 3 updates to instsall an when i hit install updates it just freezes up an dont install.... then i try it again go to open the page the page just freezes up an then i have to restart my computer to get the page off cause the ctrl alt & delete wont take it off my screen can any help with this i thank to those who help me fix this problem .........
 

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