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Shockwave object possible vector for infection

Q: Shockwave object possible vector for infection

I found system unresponsive to right click on desktop links and closing of windows in Firefox after watching a few TV programs on PutLocker--Yes, it is risky behavior I know that.
System highjack --> shut down using power switch. Booted on puppy Linux. Mounted /dev/sda2 (C:\)cleaned temp files and Cookies in: C:\Documents And Settings\All Users, C:\Documents And Settings\Owner (main user of computer), C:\Documents And Settings\NetworkService, ..\Default User, ..\LocalService.

Then I looked for new files modified/dated for the same day and found --> C:\Documents And Settings\"Owner"\Application Data\Adobe\Shockwave Player 11\Shockwave.log.
In the log was the installation of the file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\Adobe\Shockwave 11\SwHelper_1163633.exe

I have been looking for the codecs or plugins or BHO which have been inserted by advertisers on the link sites for TV Shows and I think that this is it.

I know that the means of infection lately has had to be Adobe, because it doesn't play well in the sandbox. They insist on putting their polluted cr*p on everyone's computer and insist on having hardware access. Can I be sure? No, especially because I didn't open it in a editor--I just nuked it along with the other things as part of a cleanup.

PS: The aforementioned file was on the system I reloaded as well--there were binary patches applied to the native networking stack of XP--these connections were observed using netstat /b at the command prompt which pointed to FireFox, the actual network modules and other modules with kernel access. The install was too stale to bother repairing.

PSS: I would appreciate confirmation or "You're terribly, tragically wrong--misinformed, possibly paranoid and delusional. I want my 30 seconds back."

PSSS: The current system shows no signs of infection or root-kit after cleanup. AFAIK it is no longer infected. I was asking for confirmation about: SwHelper_1163633.exe.

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A: Shockwave object possible vector for infection

Hello, the file is in the proer location. To be certain there is no infection we need a deeper look. Please go here....Preparation Guide ,do steps 6-9.Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9 which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.If GMER won't run skip it and move on.Let me know if that went well.

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I have downloaded a visual basic video tutorial in .swf format.I tried playing it using Adobe Shockwave player but failed to do so.Kindly suggest me alternatives(with links if possible).Thank you for the help

A:ShockWave Object

Try VLC. It will play anything.


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I am having problems opening a number of Video type files specifically in Facebook.
Under Manage Add-on's, the "Shockwave Flash Object" is listed as "Not available" but is enabled.
I am thinking that this my problem with opening videos in Facebook etc. How do I rectify this strange problem in the IE 11.
I have attempted to fix this issue through other forums and the adobe support site without success. 
Also, am I right in assuming that if "Flash" is working correctly in IE 11, I do not need another version of Flash in Firefox?
Your help on the above would be appreciated.

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I have a Lexmark Impact S305 Wireless Printer. Have had it working for about 3 months. I am running Windows 7 32 bit. Just started having spooler issues. Have removed the printer and reinstalled the driver and printer and still having same issue.

I can print one job, regardless of where it came from, word doc, pdf, etc. The second job does not print. There are always two things hung in the printers folder shockwave object and .shd file. After the first print job, I can stop the spooler, empty the contents of the printers folder, restart the spooler and still not print the second job. Of course when I do this, the object and files show back up in the printers folder.

My only way around this currently is to stop the spooler, clear the folder, restart the computer and the printer. Then I get the chance for one more job. I thought by reinstalling the printer and driver maybe I could fix it, however, its back to one and done. Not fun when I have two teenagers needing to print homework......

Any help would be appreciated!

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good afternoon to all,
i am back again to the forum and i ask please for some help with an issue i have with my pc
i have recently formated my pc because i had many problems with missing and corrupted files something that tweaking com repair utility could't repair
while i am surfing a save as window pop up to save as swf file
this is happening every now and then and i ask please to know if it a malware, virus or anything suspicious
i have scanned my pc with the avg 2016 antivirus but nothing found not even a rootkit
i have scanned my pc with the highjackthis utility but i haven't noticed anything suspicious
possibly this strange thing caused from opera v.33 i have on my pc now
os windows xp sp3 x86
may thanks in advance

A:strange problem with shockwave flash object - am i infected ?

hi to all,
i wish to inform all that my problem solved
i have removed opera v.34 from my pc and i do not have any strange window popup
i have installed maxthon browser now and it seems that i have no issues
i think opera v.33 and older do not have that strange issues

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Anyone have any idea why I am having excessive IE7 shutdowns as a result of this add-on?

It's the Shockwave Flash Object ActiveX Control FlDbg10b.ocx by Adobe Systems, Inc - which of course is required to run anything shockwave/macromedia on the web (this includes a lot)

At least 4 or 5 times per day I get the message "Shockwave Flash Object FlDbg10b.ocx has encountered problems and needs to close." After clicking okay, IE7 shuts down. Very frustrating.

I recently did a complete fresh installation of XP, and all the software and updates required following. Decided to stick with IE7 instead of going IE8 just yet. Perhaps I should also mention that I installed along with it some brand new software - Abobe CS4 Web Premium Edition (needed this stuff for school) - Wondering if there's any conflict here.

Tried lots of trouble shooting to no avail and just hoping someone out there in tech land might have a clue. Thanks for any replies.

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There is a problem in which Flash Player stops once during the operation of the business portal currently operating based on Flash Player, so please contact us.

As a result of the verification, it is confirmed that it is not related to Adobe's Flash Player and is related to the function of Shockwave Flash Object installed in Windows 10 Internet Explorer 11.

Therefore, I would like to know whether it is possible to delete and reinstall the Shockwave Flash Object function.
And I would like to know if it is possible to upgrade or downgrade only the version of the Shockwave Flash Object (or any other related function) while leaving the version of Internet Explorer.

Thank you.

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We have IE 6. Say a user goes to MSN.com. The ad on the right is a Flash object. Some of our users will see that object flickering when scrolling up or down on the page or when hovering their mouse over it. It's quite annoying. Almost all users are running Adobe Flash Player 9, but I think I've seen this happen on systems with Macromedia Flash Player 8 as well. Other systems don't have the problem. I've seen this happen on one system and not another while both seemed to have the same Flash objects installed.

Uninstalling all Flash players using Adobe's prescribed Flash Player uninstall tool seems to work at first, but users later complain again. Note that they just about always end up installing Flash Player 9 again, because sites ask for it. I don't believe I've seen this on any XP systems at all, including my own, but most of our users have Win2K.

Does anybody know why this happens or how to permanently fix it?


A:Ie 6 - Flash Objects Flickering - Using Adobe Flash Player 9 Activex R28 (shockwave Flash Object V.

More info: Adobe Flash Player 9, Macromedia Flash Player 8, and Macromedia Flash Player 10 all produce the same result--Flash objects that flicker when you put your mouse over any part of them. Moving Flash objects will flicker constantly while moving and stop flickering when the animation is done. SWF files (at least the one at www.stormwerks.com/linked/stuf/AYB2.swf) work without a problem when using Adobe Flash Player 9.

If I don't have Adobe Flash Player 9 installed, the Win2K machines prompt me to install them for almost any site that uses Flash (I guess most recent Flash objects cannot be viewed with the older Macromedia Flash Players).

Any suggestions?

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I installed 2 fake programs that i downloaded off usenet they were both .exe files and with both programs nothing happened when i double clicked them, I suspected then that I had just been and idiot and got myself infected, and when the computer rebooted Avast gave me a threat warning with the object, infection and process in the topic title and description.When i try to open Gmer I get this error messageC:\Windows\system32\config\system: The system cannot find the file specified. Because of this I don't have an Ark.txt prepared.I thank you in advance for any help you are able to give me with this problem.Cheers.here is my dds.txtDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSX64 Run by Dave at 17:53:48.37 on Thu 09/09/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.61.1033.18.6132.4139 [GMT 10:00]SP: Spybot - Search and Destroy *enabled* (Outdated) {ED588FAF-1B8F-43B4-ACA8-8E3C85DADBE9}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedc:\Program Files (x86)\Sensible Vision\Fast Access\... Read more

A:Object: dc_hook1.dll Infection: Win32:Trojen-gen

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Hi there - Got a huge problem with popups and advertising crap popping up all the time. Used Mcaffee security centre which apparently says im clean although i have reason to believe Conhook has found it way in. CAN ANYONE HELP??!Hijack this log---------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 09:41:02, on 23/04/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeD:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeD:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeD:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeD:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Service\AdskScSrv.exeD:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeD:\Program Files\Alias\Maya7.0\docs\wrapper.exeD:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exed:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exed:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exeD:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exeD:\Program Files\Alias\Maya7.0\docs\jre\bin\java.exeC:\Autodesk\mentalray ... Read more

A:Conhook (browser Helper Object) Infection :(

Should probably mention that computer is running pretty slowly and it feels like there are tons of processes running. Keep gettin Buffer overrun detected in Explorer.exe and Spybot says i have virtumonde, windows defender says i have conhook trojan


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Everytime I run Google Chrome Avast warns me with a window popping up saying that "avast Web Shield blocked a harmful webpage or file."
I ran some securitycheck and these were the results:
 Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.88  
 Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x86 (UAC is disabled!)
 Internet Explorer 11  
``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:``````````````
 Windows Firewall Enabled!  
avast! Antivirus   
 Antivirus up to date!   
`````````Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:`````````
 Java 7 Update 67  
 Google Chrome 38.0.2125.101  
````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````
 AVAST Software Avast AvastSvc.exe  
 AVAST Software Avast avastui.exe  
`````````````````System Health check`````````````````
 Total Fragmentation on Drive C: 0% 
````````````````````End of Log``````````````````````

A:AVAST! Object: http://codegv.ru/ - infection: URL:MAL

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Thank you for anybody taking time to help strangers like me to fix their PC. You are amazing!
I am pretty sure you get this problem a lot. I am very sure I have infected windows XP Pro. When I open firefox and goggle for anything, then click on it, it almost always takes me to a blank page with a sentence in a left corner that says "Object move to here" and here is a link. If it doesn't do that it takes me to a random site. The way I go around it now is to click on the link itself and hit enter, than it takes me to the correct site.

OS: XP Professional
I have installed: AVG 2011, SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition, Malwarebytes
I also have a folder with these programs in it: Hijackthis, Autoruns, Autorunsc, avgremover, CClener,ComboFix, FixEye, fixtm, MCPR, WinsockxpFix

Thanks ahead!


A:"Object move to here" firefox redirection of every page. Suspecting infection.

Have you ran Combofix, CCleaner, and HiJackThis?

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I have a form with a subform. When I try to add a record in the subform, I get the error in the title.
Here are the specifics:

The purpose of the main form is to show the financial information related to a specific project, which was chosen on the previous form. The subform on the main form displays each of the payments associated with the project (there can be infinite payments per project, and the relationships have indeed been set in the Relationships window).
The main form data source: qry_all_project_info_by_project_id (pulls data from tblProjects table)

Subform data source: tblAdditionalPayments (this is where I want to add in new payments associated with the project.

Subform master link field: tblProjects.__pkProjectID

Subform child link field: _fkProjectID (from tblAdditionalPayments)
The exact error, which pops up when adding new record in the subform: "The LinkMasterFields property has produced an error. 'The object doesn't contain the automation object 'tblProjects.'"

I've been looking for a solution for hours in over a dozen different forums, but I can't figure out what's wrong, as most people have simply been forgetting to set their master/child field or fixing the problem by re-creating the tables on which the forms are based. Neither approach has worked for me. Any help would be HIGHLY appreciated. Thank you so much in advance.

A:Solved: Access 2007- Object doesn't contain the automation object

Like everyone else who's had this problem, instead of actually solving the problem, I managed to find a work around. The actual cause of this problem continues to be completely illusive.

What I ended up doing was completely deleting the content of subform's Master and Child link fields (which let me enter new records, but not associated with any specific project). Instead of relying on this link to make sure I was making new records associated with a specific project, and instead made created a hidden field that had a default value of the correct project ID, then I linked that hidden field to the field in the table that holds the foreign keys.

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I am trying to load windows xp on a 1999 vintage laptop with mixed success. it is an AMDk6-3+ 500mhz system 196mb. It will run then suddenly freeze. but, thats another issue. I have installed the SP1 updates.

Now when I boot, after the background appears I get the error mentioned as the title of this article. "cannot locate object class: java/lang/object". Java would not work. I tried installing Java VM from another system restore pack. it loaded, but nothing changed. I tried downloading sun microsystems Java. It loaded and Java will now work, but it is slow.

Befor this error began to appear I had installed office xp then uninstalled it.

any direction would be appreciated.

Steve L

A:[Resolved] cannot locate object class: java/lang/object

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I am not an expert but I have built several databases over the years. This time I started with a template from ms access 2010 called projects. I had no problem changing it all up the way I wanted until last Friday and now I've been searching for a fix ever since. One form that I built just like all the others is giving me this error: The object does not contain automation object 'ActiveControl' you tried to run a VB procedure to set a property or a method for an object. However, the component doesn't make the property or method available for Automation operations. Check the components documentation for information on the properties or methods it makes available for automation operations.

Other forms with this same code in it work just fine. This one does not and any others that I try to build now do not.

The code is very simple. It's a combobox asking to search for and find a record. Even using the combobox wizard which auto creates this code will not work: After Update embedded macro where condition: ="[ID] = " & Str(Nz(Screen.ActiveControl,0))

The other forms have much larger code but receive the same error message. Things I've tried - debugged, made the location trusted, created new database and recreated just one form/table to be sure there is nothing wrong with my current database, found a list of other ways to write the same code (sort of)="[ID]=" & Str([ID])
Form![Information]![ID]=Str(Reports![... Read more

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I run Windows XP. Using Word pad and Paint-I am trying to link an object from Paint into Wordpad. The graphic I am using is a simple outline of a coffee cup. I go through the procedure (I am taking a Windows XP class, so the steps from the book) and the results are a black icon sized box with the file extension and title of the .bmp file I am trying to link. It is suppose to be the coffee cup image. The same happens when I try to embed it instead of link it. Also as a result, I am unable to update any editing changes made to the source file.
I have tried other files from my personal pictures with the same results. Also tried embedding video files. I will get a link, when I double click on it, Windows Media Player opens with the .avi file being displayed. I should have the .avi file on my document in wordpad instead.
My instructor was only willing to suggest that perhaps it has something to do with active X.
I have been attempting to solve this myself for several days. Asking friends and instructors for assistance. I have successfully embedded, linked and updated the link on 3 other computers with the same Operating system as mine. So it is something with my computer. So far, nobody has any idea as to where to begin, except for the active X suggestion.

Thank you for any suggestions

Puter Baby-working on graduating from computer preschool!

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Basically I have a script where it logs into a site and browses to a particular page. It then clicks a link that opens a popup window. I'm trying to get the object (-com internetexplorer.application) of the new window that popped up.
#init internet explorer window
$oIE = New-Object -com internetexplorer.application;
$oIE.visible = $true;

#browse to site

while ($oIE.Busy -eq $true)
#Start-Sleep -Milliseconds 1000;

#input login info
$oIE.Document.getElementById("username").value = "*******";
$oIE.Document.getElementByID("password").value = "********";

while ($oIE.Busy -eq $true)
Start-Sleep -Milliseconds 1000;

#browse to job task details page

while ($oIE.Busy -eq $true)
Start-Sleep -Milliseconds 1000;

#find and worksheet link
$oLinks = @($oIE.document.getElementsByTagName("A"));

foreach ($oLink in $oLinks)
if ($oLink.href -eq "http://*****.com/index.php?action=communications_log&mode=add&type=feedback&header=f&jtlid=1140560") {

while ($oIE.Busy -eq $true)
Start-Sleep -Milliseconds 1000;

#get add inspection window

A:Get Currently Existent Object Not Created with New-Object - PowerShell

I think I found a solution...

#get add inspection window
$app = new-object -com shell.application;
$oReportForm = $app.windows() | where {$_.LocationName -match "Add Communication"};

While ($oReportForm.ReadyState -ne 4) { Start-Sleep -Seconds 1 }

$oReportForm.Document.getElementById("subject").value = "ASDF";

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We are in process of IE8 evaluation, and we ran into problem, on one computer, javascript returns element reference as
[Object HTMLDivElemet] on all other computers the same code returns just [object].
We've been having this app for 6-7 years, using IE6, and a lot of logic is built on checking reference, which should return [object],
for example :
What interesting, we are testing the program on 10 PCs with IE8, and only on one PC, it returns [Object HTMLDivElement].
Please, help if someone knows any setting need to be set up.

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I suddenly get the following message when trying to access the online version of a newspaper. This seems the only occurance. Any ideas on how to fix it? I have tried using an earlier restore point and repairing the .NET Framework files. Programmers online are familiar with a "Null reference exception", but I am not a programmer and cannot understand what they are talking about. Thanks for any help.

Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Source Error:

An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.

Stack Trace:
[NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.]
Hearst.SanFrancisco.SubCon.InstanteEdition.validateSubscriber(String sJanRainId, String sourceSystem) in C:\Builds\37\SubCon\Hearst.SF.SubCon Test\Sources\SubCon_Main\SubCon_Parent-HearstHouston20\Hearst.SanFrancisco.SubCon\eEdition.aspx.vb:338
Hearst.SanFrancisco.SubCon.InstanteEdition.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) in C:\Builds\37\SubCon\Hearst.SF.SubCon Test\Sources\SubCon_Main\SubCon_Parent-He... Read more

A:Solved: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

The problem is not with your browser, the problem lies in the code of the web site. If you can find a link to notify the webmaster, then do so.

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Please help me

Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

at Tube_Detonator.Main.Updated()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.InvokeMarshaledCallbackDo(ThreadMethodEntry tme)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.InvokeMarshaledCallbackHelper(Object obj)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.runTryCode(Object userData)
at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.RuntimeHelpers.ExecuteCodeWithGuaranteedCleanup(TryCode code, CleanupCode backoutCode, Object userData)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(ExecutionContext executionContext, ContextCallback callback, Object state)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.InvokeMarshaledCallback(ThreadMethodEntry tme)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.InvokeMarshaledCallbacks()

A:Object reference not set to an instance of an object

We need a lot more info then "please help me"

What happened when the error occurred?

What were you doing when the issue occurred?

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My machine is a homebuilt ASUS P4G8X Deluxe motherboard. P4 3.06 512 RAM and all the goodies. Operating system is Windows XP PRO SP2
I installed a new large hard drive and insured the system BIOS recognized the drive. Then I attempted to have Norton Ghost copy the source HD “C” to “D”. I receive the following message – “ UNABLE TO RETRIEVE THE DRIVE PROPERTIES. OBJECT REFERENCE NOT SET TO AN INSTANCE OF AN OBJECT” !! ?? This has me snowed; a similar message appears when I try to do a backup job. This Ghost 9.0 version has been registered with Symantec. But their support help is non-existent. Hopefully this forum may enlighten me.

A:Object reference not set to an instance of an Object??

russianseama said:

My machine is a homebuilt ASUS P4G8X Deluxe motherboard. P4 3.06 512 RAM and all the goodies. Operating system is Windows XP PRO SP2
I installed a new large hard drive and insured the system BIOS recognized the drive. Then I attempted to have Norton Ghost copy the source HD “C” to “D”. I receive the following message – “ UNABLE TO RETRIEVE THE DRIVE PROPERTIES. OBJECT REFERENCE NOT SET TO AN INSTANCE OF AN OBJECT” !! ?? This has me snowed; a similar message appears when I try to do a backup job. This Ghost 9.0 version has been registered with Symantec. But their support help is non-existent. Hopefully this forum may enlighten me.Click to expand...

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i am using a code to view some pictures .. and it work fine with me ..


when i use the same code to view an other set of pictures this error appears

'(tdiv.style.left)' is null or not an object

how can i prevent that error ..

i want to use that code more than once in my page

can u help me plz ?


i took my code from this link:


A:'(object reference)' is null or not an object

That script looks rather convoluted.
On first glance, I'd say you may have to initialise i again when you use that routine a second or third time.
Alternatively, turn it into a separate javascript, e.g. slideshow.js that you can call up, using different sets of pictures.

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What does this mean and how can i fix it. While using my mapping software, i get this message and the page freezes. Then i have to use task manager to end task.Unhandled exception has occurred in a component in your application if you click continue, the application will ignore this error and attempt to continue. down below that it reads. Object reference not set to an instance of an object. Regards

A:Object Reference Not Set To An Instance Of An Object

Hello Firerock and welcome to Bleepingcomputer.You might want to read here, other people are having similar promblems on "how to fix Object Reference Not Set To An Instance Of An Object". how to fix Object Reference Not Set To An Instance Of An Object and Object Reference Not Set To An Instance Of An ObjectHope that helps regards, extremeboy

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So I am trying to run a three of different programs for modding a game called Fable The Lost Chapters. Every time I try to run the darn programs I get the following error, followed by a string of code I don't understand that is unique to each program:

"object reference not set to an instance of an object. when i try to run a program"
The strange thing is I've never gotten this error before and these programs were all made by different people, for my OS, and no other people that I know of have encountered this particular error which means the problem is on my end. The people said I needed .net 3.5, which after some googling I learned I do.

So I really want to get this worked out so I can use the programs, and I'd appreciate any help. Thanks!

P.S. Please note that I have no experience with programming whatsoever.

A:"object reference not set to an instance of an object" error when running program

This looks like a programming bug with the mods, so I suggest getting the latest patches for the game or contacting the authors of the programs with details of the error message to get it fixed.

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Hi Team,
Intermittently,we are observing series of "500.0 internal server errors" are being logged to IIS log files.
That is causing an IIS server to hung and causing the web-services which are deployed on this server to throw the error "System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Server was unable to process request.
---&gt; System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object."
Whenever there are series of 500.0 errors the Application server is failing. Need some help to find root cause. PFA Errors logged
#Software: Microsoft Internet Information Services 8.5
#Version: 1.0
#Date: 2018-07-11 00:02:52
#Fields: date time s-ip cs-method cs-uri-stem cs-uri-query s-port cs-username c-ip cs(User-Agent) cs(Referer) sc-status sc-substatus sc-win32-status time-taken
2018-07-11 00:02:52 GET /TE+Webservices/TwainWebservice.asmx - 80 - Mozilla/5.0+(Windows+NT+6.1;+WOW64;+rv:51.0)+Gecko/20100101+Firefox/51.0 - 200 0 0 0
2018-07-11 00:07:29 POST /TE+Webservices/TwainWebservice.asmx - 80 - Axis/1.3 - 500 0 0 46
2018-07-11 00:12:52 GET /TE+Webservices/TwainWebservice.asmx - 80 - Mozilla/5.0+(Windows+NT+6.1;+WOW64;+rv:51.0)+Gecko/20100101+Firefox/51.0 - 200 0... Read more

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I am running a Windows XP SP3 virtual machine via Virtualbox.

I go to run an application coded by a friend and this unhandled exception appears:
See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
at A.R.Z()
at A.R.CB(Object A, EventArgs B)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.OnCreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ScrollableControl.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ContainerControl.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WmShowWindow(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Form.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.OnMessage(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)

************** Loaded Assemblies **************
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.3625 (GDR.050727-3600)
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A:.NET Framework 4 - "Object reference not set to an instance of an object"

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I am using Paint Shop Pro and trying to do curved text using shapes.
For some reason the text is coming out backwards. Does anyone know what Im doing wrong?

<img src="http://forums2.techguy.org/attachment.php?postid=766569">

puter hater

A:PSP and vector

Paint Shop Pro Click to expand...

am not so good at PSP but think simple....rotate the text

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I'm (trying to) writing a game called mancala, but I am running into a few problems.

I have a Move(int&, int) function that is supposed to take away stones from pits moving in a counter-clockwise direction, but I can't seem to be able to get it to work.

Header File...


#include <iostream>
#include <string>
#include <vector>

using namespace std;

class Mancala{
vector<int> Pits;

void Move(int&, int);
void PrintBoard();
void PrintResult(){};
// bool IsValidMove(int,int){};
// bool EndGame(void){};

Mancala::Mancala(int NumOfStones){
for(int i=0;i<14;++i)

void Mancala::Move(int& Player, int ChosenPit)
for(int i = 0; i <= ChosenPit; --i)

void Mancala::PrintBoard(void){ //Ugly, but it works
string Line(55, '-');
string MidLine(37, '-');
string Spaces(2, ' ');

cout << '\t' <<'\t' << "12" << " " << "11" << " " << "10" << " " << "9" << " ";
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A:C++ Vector Question

Don't know the game, but ...

In Mancala::Move, the loop runs forever. Did you mean ++i instead?
Also, in that function you're not doing anything with Player (at least yet) and you're just adding more elements to Pits.

Anyway, for example, if I enter 5 stones in each pit, the pits vector will look like this:

pits[0] = 5;
pits[1] = 5;
pits[2] = 5;
pits[3] = 5;
pits[4] = 5;
pits[5] = 5
pits[6] = 0;
pits[7] = 5;
pits[8] = 5;
pits[9] = 5;
pits[10] = 5;
pits[11] = 5;
pits[12] = 5;
pits[13] = 0;

If player one chooses, pit 3, what do you want the pits vector to look like after move() is called?

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I have PS 7 and doing tutorials, also looking for info in their online HELP.

I'm getting a lot of info about the difference in rastor/Bitmp and Vector. That Vector should be used for logos because it will enlarge bigger and stay clear, etc.

How do I get an image to be vector?

I tried SEARCH here and found some close answers but no question/answers that are clear and direct.

In one of the HELP files about it, it shows a photo of a bicycle, and how parts of it can be enlarged and stay clear, if it's a vector, but not raster (bitmp, and I suppose jpg, etc)

If I draw something outright on a new canvas, and save it, I still get the same options (default being photoshop) gif, jpg, bitmp, etc. Nothing I see says anything about "vector" as a format to save it.

Apparently from what I've seen (which is mainly the difference in the two and which is better for what use) one can save a drawing OR photo as vector. Or maybe set it up (somehow) at the start for this?

I'm just getting into learning about layers, paths, etc. Maybe it's something to do with that? Setting it up a certain way to be vector? What file extension will it be (as vector)?

Trying to explain what I mean, to make it clear. As I said all I can find are lessons that tell what the difference is, and why one is better than another.

How do I set up and/or save (have) it in vector mode?

Can it be converted with PS7? (I also have PSP7, but currently focusing on PS.

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A:How do I get/save as vector?

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Does anyone know of a vector program that you would recommend? Possibly a FREE one?

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how can I find true vector internet monitor?

A:true vector

Hello janetty, and welcome to TSG.

I believe that the term "True Vector" is used by ZoneAlarm as part of one or more of its products. I use the free ZoneAlarm firewall product and I get a notification of True Vector needing to shut down whenever updating the software.

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I keep getting a notice that says "true vector has encountered a problem and needs to shut down- Send error report?" Recently my norton antivirus trial ended, could this be the problem? And what should I replace it with?
Thanks to all guys at tech support.

A:True Vector?

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Simply there is a website DAFONT.com
after i download those fonts i need to transform them from bitmaps to vector formats so i may make some stickers for my trailer..
I have my own vinyl cutter that can't see/register bitmaps--

can anyone help?

A:bitmap 2 vector

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does anyone know of a freeware program to convert a GIF image to a vector file? I need to convert an image for charity t-shirts in about the next hour and can't find anything to use, even a demo version of something would do? Although I can't have a watermark and it must be scaleable,

thanks for your help,

A:Solved: GIF to Vector

managed to get it sorted, job done I think

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My computer crashes upon start-up., I looked at event viewer, and True Vector Service event 5007 or 5011 shows up as error, I use Comp. Assoc. EZ Armor AV & FW, right before the crash, the cooling fan spins up at max speed, then crash! computer shuts off, any ideas?

A:True vector error

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I feel stupid asking this but I am trying to initalize a 4 dimentional std::string vector as I have been coding C++ for years now..

I've initiated the three dimentional one as like this:
const int ARRAYSIZE = 100;

std::vector< std::vector< std::vector<std::string> > > AppointmentList(ARRAYSIZE, std::vector<std::vector<std::string> >(ARRAYSIZE, std::vector<std::string>(ARRAYSIZE, "")));
And have tried creating a 4 dimetional one as such:


std::vector< std::vector< std::vector< std::vector<std::string> > > > AppointmentData(ARRAYSIZE, std::vector<std::vector<std::vector<std::string> > >(ARRAYSIZE, std::vector<std::string>(ARRAYSIZE, "")));
But Complains:


error: no matching function for call to 'std::vector<std::vector<std::vector<std::basic_string<char> > > >::vector(int, std::vector<std::basic_string<char> >)'
Any Suggestions?



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Hi all,

I have purchased a whole bunch of vectors from Shutterstock and I'm trying to simply edit the text in them.

I THOUGHT I could simply ungroup, select the text (with the selection arrow), then click on the "text" tool and then type over the existing text; and illustrator would follow the same curved path and keep the font.

So, instead of deleting or hiding the text - I want to simply change the text and keep all its formatting (colour, path, font). Can this be done? Do I really have to delete the text, then find a new font, create a new path, etc. etc. etc. (I'm not good with illustrator)?!?! If it were photoshop I'd simply click on the bloody text layer and then type. Illustrator doesn't work like this?
I downloaded a bunch of stamps that look similar to this: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-90637702/stock-vector-used-bike-stamp-vector-illustration.html
Thanks in advance!!

A:Vector editing in Illustrator

Haven't used Illustrator in quite awhile but it sounds like the images you're talking about don't have all the layers, which is probably the problem.

just guessing though.

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I have been following a thread in the log posting forum of a member named -Vector- who has the exact problem that I have. I am waiting to see the outcome of that before I ask any "what do I do" type questions. I do have the following observations, though:

--Before coming here, I already knew that the problem is related to so-called "Mozilla Safe Browsing" addon.

--Before coming here, I already knew that the problem is related to the long numbered folders in Appdata/Local.

--I have removed both the above and it makes no difference. The redirects occur whether or not they are visible, and over time, one or the other or both always reappear. Maybe they serve as some distracting decoy.

I have Windows Vista with Firefox.

A:Waiting for -Vector- Re: web redirects

I am not sure which topic that is but its usually better just to get your own logs.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 DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it. Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system Click 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 aswMBR ( 4.5MB ) to your desktop.Double click the aswMBR.exe icon, and click Run.When asked if you'd like to "download the latest Avast! virus definitions", click Yes.Click the Scan button to start the scan.On completion of the scan, click the save log button, save it to your desktop, then copy and paste it in your next reply.ESET ONLINEI'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 button.For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer user... Read more

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So...I'm tackling an ambitious project (for my own pleasure), full of plenty of hurdles. I'm designing a 3-handed Sheep's Head program in Java.

My question is: I've put a object into a vector - i want to view that that object and use its associated methods.

My Code:

import javax.swing.*;
import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.ArrayList;

public class TestofDevolment {
Player player[] = {new Player(), new Player(), new Player()};
Card blind[] = new Card[2];
Deck Deck[] = {new Deck(), new Deck()};
boolean isleaster;
private int picker;
// Card Current;
private int turn = 0;

public TestofDevolment () {

for (int i = 0; i < 3; i++) {
if (pick()) break;
/* for (int i = 0; i < Deck[1].Card.length; i++) {
Current = Deck[0].Deal();
System.out.println(Current.getsuit() + Current.getval());
} */

private void deal () {
for (int i = 0; i < 4; i++) {
for (int p = 0; p < 3; p++) {
player[i].Hand.add(Deck[1].Deal()); //Adding a card to Hand vector
blind[0] = Deck[1].Deal();
blind[1] = Deck[1].Deal();

private void nextPlayer () {
if (turn == 2) turn = 0; else turn++;

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A:Solved: Java Vector

All I can tell you is that in C/C++, vectors accept a type in their declaration (ex: vector<string> whateverVector
I don't remember the last time I coded anything in java, so I can't tell you for certain if Java works the same way (I dont think it does). According to the following ref., vectors in java wil hold any kind of object and don't allow you to define a specific type.

However, you should be able to code something that will check the objects in your vector to see if they are of the same type.

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A message popped up saying " True vector service has encountered a problem and needs to close" When this happens, it also closes my Zone Alarm firewall down. I also received some messages saying "True vector internet monitor has encountered a problem". When I click on a icon on the desktop, it takes a while to come up or the hour glass just stay there and nothing happens. All suggestions and replies will be appreciated. TIA

Windows xppro sp2.


A:True Vector Service

True vector is from Zone Alarm. If U uninstall Zone Alarm.Then reinstall Zone Alarm, U should have no problems.The old version had this problem off and on. The new version doesn't. Visit: http://www.download.com/3000-2092-10039884.html?part=zonealarm&subj=dlpage&tag=button

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PDF with multiple pages and I need to copy text from one existing form field, place in a different size form field, resize, and convert to vector art for production.

Can I do this with the form field being on a separate page? AND can I convert the text to vector on this separate page specifically?

Thanks for your help!


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I'm looking for someone who is able to convert 2 logos I created in Adobe Illustartor and convert it to .DST file format for embroidery. Thanks.

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Hi everyone

Despite reading the online help, I till can't seem to get the hang of plotting a 3D vector field in Matlab (or Mathematica).

The arrays I have are as follows:

x-component of positions of where I want cone/arrow to be plotted
y-component of positions of where I want cone/arrow to be plotted
z-component of positions of where I want cone/arrow to be plotted
x-component of vector
y-component of vector
z-component of vector

Any help for plotting this in Matlab/Mathematica/anything else for that matter, is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Not sure if this is the right forum, but it seems close enough...

I got VectorWorks recently to use for my scenic designs and Lighting

Previously, I was only doing student projects, so I could export my
designs as images, and then use Powerpoint and an LC projector to
present them.

I am now working on the design for a real show (one that we are
actually producing) and I have run into a dilemma: I have no idea
how to print it.

All I own is an 8 1/2" x 11" laser printer, and the document is
almost 6 feet long!

I went to Kinkos, but the guy said that they can only print Adobe
Files. I could export as an image, and past it in illustrator, but
then it becomes a photo, and is no longer to scale.

Another company, who supposedly specializes in blueprinting, will
only take computer files in .PDF (Acrobat) format. I don't have
Acrobat pro, and I think that that would alter the scale also,
wouldn't it?

It appears that VectorWorks expects me to be able to afford a $2,000+

Are there places that will print a VectorWorks file in it's native
format (.MCD)?



A:Vector Works Printing

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Hey Everyone,

First time posting here but from the looks of it everyone seems very helpful and very knowledgeable.

Ill give you a quick history of whats happening so maybe this will help.

I recently got a PC from someone selling it in my area. It was a great deal and had 3 parts i was already going to get to build my own PC but at a much cheaper price. So anyways i brought home my the PC and fired it up and first thing i saw was some message about over clocked too far. I laughed and flashed the bios and fired it up again. EWWWW Windows Vista. Ok so i reformated cuz i cant stand vista and loaded up my own copy of Xp Home (legit bought for my sister when she got her computer, i still hate home but its all i had) Finally got XP installed and turn it on for the first time into windows. 5 or so CMD prompts pop up flash between each other about 3 times and then go away, i was very confused but brushed it off for i hadnt installed windows in a long time and thought maybe i forgot about that. So befor i even had my modem pluged into my computer, my background changes to a b lack screen saying my IP addres and that someone had tryed to access my computer, then a windows icon saying you have 297923507325 spyware please download this program and click here. At this point i was very confused. Later it seemed to all just go away and then come back at will. My IE would load up with some Spyware page and i couldnt change it, all very messed up stuff.

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Hi friends, firstly I'm a newbie and hence, pl. excuse me if my question seems absurd.
My o/s is Xp Home SP3 with Photoshop 7 installed.I want to convert my photos to vector data
as these are more clear with less noise and distortion.

Can anybody tell me how to achieve this thru Photoshop?
Is there any free software available on the net for performing this task.

A:Bitmap to Vector Data

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