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Q: all kinds of problems start bar gone ect

ok, here goes.

Start bar is totally gone on my admin user, on another user you can see the start bar but no buttons appear,

can't usually copy and paste, for some reason it let me copy from a text file to this though. it must just be files.

I can't drag and drop files.

can't get avg to update, and scan says nothing wrong.

tried to just upgrade with a windows disc but it said I had a sys file missing that doing a google search for receives no results

task manager processes has half the amount of processes I usually have running and only system idle has a user name beside it (SYSTEM) the rest are blank.

anyway here's the log

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Joe Dickens on 2007-12-22 19:50:48
Computer is in Normal Mode.

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Unable to create WMI object; The operation completed successfully.

Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.

System Drive C: has 10.99 GiB (less than 15%) free.

-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------

Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2007-12-22 19:54:48
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\My Documents\dss.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.virginmedia.com
R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: GetRight IE Download Helper - {31FF080D-12A3-439A-A2EF-4BA95A3148E8} - C:\Program Files\GetRight\xx2gr.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7E853D72-626A-48EC-A868-BA8D5E23E045} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: FlashFXP Helper for Internet Explorer - {E5A1691B-D188-4419-AD02-90002030B8EE} - C:\Program Files\FlashFXP\IEFlash.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Steganos Internet Anonym - {00000000-5736-4205-0008-781cd0e19f00} - C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym Pro 7\SIAPRO7iep.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [SIAPRO7] "C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym Pro 7\SIAPRO7.exe" -firstboot (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [SIAPRO7] "C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym Pro 7\SIAPRO7.exe" -firstboot (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [MySpaceIM] C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [SIAPRO7] "C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym Pro 7\SIAPRO7.exe" -firstboot (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE] C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTFMON.EXE (User 'Default user')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [MySpaceIM] C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe (User 'Default user')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [SIAPRO7] "C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym Pro 7\SIAPRO7.exe" -firstboot (User 'Default user')
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download with GetRight - C:\Program Files\GetRight\GRdownload.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Open with GetRight Browser - C:\Program Files\GetRight\GRbrowse.htm
O9 - Extra button: Create Mobile Favorite - {2EAF5BB1-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {2EAF5BB2-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\INetRepl.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Create Mobile Favorite... - {2EAF5BB2-070F-11D3-9307-00C04FAE2D4F} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\INetRepl.dll
O16 - DPF: JT's Blocks () - http://download2.games.yahoo.com/gam...s/y/blt1_x.cab
O16 - DPF: {2917297F-F02B-4B9D-81DF-494B6333150B} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary...r.cab31267.cab
O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/microsof...?1150924757156
O16 - DPF: {8E0D4DE5-3180-4024-A327-4DFAD1796A8D} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary...t.cab31267.cab
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/s...sh/swflash.cab
O18 - Protocol: cdo - {CD00020A-8B95-11D1-82DB-00C04FB1625D} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Folders\PKMCDO.DLL
O18 - Protocol: livecall - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msgrapp.8.1.0178.00.dll
O18 - Protocol: ms-itss - {0A9007C0-4076-11D3-8789-0000F8105754} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Information Retrieval\MSITSS.DLL
O18 - Protocol: msnim - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msgrapp.8.1.0178.00.dll
O18 - Protocol: mso-offdap - {3D9F03FA-7A94-11D3-BE81-0050048385D1} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Components\10\OWC10.DLL
O20 - Winlogon Notify: crypt32chain - C:\WINDOWS\system32\crypt32.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: cryptnet - C:\WINDOWS\system32\cryptnet.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: cscdll - C:\WINDOWS\system32\cscdll.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: ScCertProp - C:\WINDOWS\system32\wlnotify.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: Schedule - C:\WINDOWS\system32\wlnotify.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: SensLogn - C:\WINDOWS\system32\WlNotify.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: termsrv - C:\WINDOWS\system32\wlnotify.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: wlballoon - C:\WINDOWS\system32\wlnotify.dll
O21 - SSODL: PostBootReminder - {7849596a-48ea-486e-8937-a2a3009f31a9} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll
O21 - SSODL: CDBurn - {fbeb8a05-beee-4442-804e-409d6c4515e9} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll
O21 - SSODL: WebCheck - {E6FB5E20-DE35-11CF-9C87-00AA005127ED} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\webcheck.dll
O21 - SSODL: SysTray - {35CEC8A3-2BE6-11D2-8773-92E220524153} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\stobject.dll
O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Browseui preloader - {438755C2-A8BA-11D1-B96B-00A0C90312E1} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\browseui.dll
O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Component Categories cache daemon - {8C7461EF-2B13-11d2-BE35-3078302C2030} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\browseui.dll
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe Systems Shared\Service\Adobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: DCOM Server Process Launcher (DcomLaunch) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Macromedia Licensing Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macromedia Shared\Service\Macromedia Licensing.exe
O23 - Service: NBService - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\Nero
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
O23 - Service: RegVac Registry Service (RegVacService) - Super Win Software, Inc. - C:\Program Files\RegVac Registry Cleaner\RegVserv.exe
O23 - Service: Remote Procedure Call (RPC) (RpcSs) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost
O23 - Service: Terminal Services (TermService) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost

End of file - 7576 bytes

-- File Associations -----------------------------------------------------------

All associations okay.

-- Drivers: 0-Boot, 1-System, 2-Auto, 3-Demand, 4-Disabled ---------------------

3 61883 (61883 Unit Device) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\61883.sys <Not Verified; Microsoft Corporation; Microsoft? Windows? Operating System>
3 Avc (AVC Device) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\avc.sys <Not Verified; Microsoft Corporation; Microsoft? Windows? Operating System>
3 cmuda (C-Media WDM Audio Interface) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\cmuda.sys <Not Verified; C-Media Inc; C-Media Audio Driver (WDM)>
0 fasttx2k - c:\windows\system32\drivers\fasttx2k.sys <Not Verified; Promise Technology, Inc.; Promise FastTrak Series Driver>
3 GMSIPCI - d:\install\gmsipci.sys (file missing)
3 MSDV (Microsoft DV Camera and VCR) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\msdv.sys <Not Verified; Microsoft Corporation; Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Operating System>
2 npkcrypt - c:\program files\nexon\europemaplestory\npkcrypt.sys <Not Verified; INCA Internet Co., Ltd.; nProtect KeyCrypt Driver>
3 ovt519 (PS2 EyeToy SLEH-00030 Webcam) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\ov519vid.sys <Not Verified; OmniVision Technologies, Inc.; Dual Mode USB Camera 519>
3 pcouffin (VSO Software pcouffin) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\pcouffin.sys <Not Verified; VSO Software; Patin couffin engine>
3 pfc (Padus ASPI Shell) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\pfc.sys <Not Verified; Padus, Inc.; Padus(R) ASPI Shell>
3 wceusbsh (Windows CE USB Serial Host Driver) - c:\windows\system32\drivers\wceusbsh.sys <Not Verified; Microsoft Corporation; Windows CE USB Serial Host Driver>
2 {09BB444F-B2E2-4009-BAF2-7B727681223E} (BuddyVM) - c:\program files\vmlaunch\buddyvm.sys <Not Verified; Interlex Inc.; BUDDY for Virtual-Mate>

-- Services: 0-Boot, 1-System, 2-Auto, 3-Demand, 4-Disabled --------------------

3 Dmdisgo - c:\windows\system32\esentutl.exe <Not Verified; Microsoft Corporation; Microsoft? Windows? Operating System>
3 NBService - c:\program files\nero\nero 7\nero <Not Verified; Nero AG; Nero BackItUp>
3 RegVacService (RegVac Registry Service) - c:\program files\regvac registry cleaner\regvserv.exe <Not Verified; Super Win Software, Inc.; RegVac>
3 usprserv (User Privilege Service) - c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe

-- Device Manager: Disabled ----------------------------------------------------

Unable to create WMI object.

-- Files created between 2007-11-22 and 2007-12-22 -----------------------------

2007-12-21 17:45:28 0 d--h----- C:\WINDOWS\system32\GroupPolicy
2007-12-16 15:29:00 0 d-------- C:\WINDOWS\pss
2007-12-11 19:25:40 0 d-------- C:\WINDOWS\CSC
2007-12-11 12:55:12 17809 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost
2007-12-11 12:52:19 2077696 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\a.exe
2007-12-05 00:37:18 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Azureus
2007-12-03 23:24:35 0 d-------- C:\download
2007-12-03 02:05:38 260096 ---hs---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\mscd.exe
2007-12-03 02:05:36 20480 ---hs---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\svchost.exe
2007-12-03 02:05:36 484352 ---hs---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\msdp.dll
2007-11-30 16:01:58 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\RapidHarvest
2007-11-29 18:22:15 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\001 File Joiner & Splitter Pro
2007-11-29 1822 0 d-------- C:\WINDOWS\001 File Joiner & Splitter Pro

-- Find3M Report ---------------------------------------------------------------

2007-12-22 01:28:10 0 d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\AVG7
2007-12-11 17:37:47 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Incomplete
2007-12-11 17:37:22 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\LimeWire
2007-12-10 20:38:56 0 d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\LimeWire
2007-12-07 08:14:50 0 d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\uTorrent
2007-12-06 13:17:31 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Common Files
2007-11-29 18:16:06 0 d--h----- C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information
2007-11-17 20:17:43 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\uTorrent
2007-11-11 16:52:21 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Sony
2007-11-11 16:38:22 0 d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\Sony
2007-11-11 16:04:52 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Cheat Engine
2007-11-03 09:51:17 0 d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\Winamp
2007-11-03 09:48:49 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Common Files\NSV
2007-11-03 09:44:57 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Winamp
2007-11-02 22:21:46 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Game Editor
2007-11-02 22:05:19 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\GameDev
2007-11-02 22:04:44 73216 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\ST6UNST.EXE <Not Verified; Microsoft Corporation; Microsoft? Visual Basic for Windows>
2007-10-31 08:41:27 0 d-------- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\mIRC
2007-10-30 08:34:27 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\001
2007-10-29 19:13:27 27648 --ah----- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\rbselectfolder450.dll
2007-10-29 19:13:27 64512 --ah----- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\rbap450.dll
2007-10-29 19:13:27 116224 --ah----- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\MBSJPEGDecompressionPlugin.dll
2007-10-29 19:13:27 95744 --ah----- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\MBSJPEGCompressionPlugin.dll
2007-10-29 19:13:26 26112 --ah----- C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\MBSRegistrationPlugin.dll
2007-10-29 19:13:18 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\CCGM
2007-10-29 11:07:35 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\mIRC
2007-10-29 08:55:36 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\3D-RPG Builder 2005
2007-10-29 00:54:41 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Game_Maker7
2007-10-28 13:46:29 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync
2007-10-12 19:09:59 368536 --a------ C:\Documents and Settings\Joe Dickens\Application Data\GDIPFONTCACHEV1.DAT

-- Registry Dump ---------------------------------------------------------------

*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown

"NvCplDaemon"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll" [15/06/2005 17:20]

"ctfmon.exe"="C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe" [04/08/2004 01:07]

"SIAPRO7"="C:\Program Files\Steganos Internet Anonym Pro 7\SIAPRO7.exe" -firstboot

"MySpaceIM"=C:\Program Files\MySpace\IM\MySpaceIM.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupfolder\C:^Documents and Settings^All Users^Start Menu^Programs^Startup^Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk]
path=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk
backup=C:\WINDOWS\pss\Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnkCommon Startup

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Adobe Photo Downloader]
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\BJCFD]
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\BWebCam]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\CloneCDTray]
"C:\Program Files\SlySoft\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe" /s

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\ctfmon.exe]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\H/PC Connection Agent]
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\iTunesHelper]
"C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Motive SmartBridge]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\mRouterConfig]
"C:\Program Files\Intuwave\Shared\mRouterRuntime\mRouterConfig.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\MSMSGS]
"C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\NeroFilterCheck]
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NeroCheck.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\nForce Tray Options]
sstray.exe /r

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\NvCplDaemon]
RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\NvMediaCenter]
RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\nwiz]
nwiz.exe /install

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\PC Suite for Smartphones]
"C:\Program Files\Sony Ericsson\Mobile4\Application Launcher\Application Launcher.exe" /startoptions

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\Ptipbmf]
rundll32.exe ptipbmf.dll,SetWriteCacheMode

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\QuickTime Task]
"C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\SunJavaUpdateSched]
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\TkBellExe]
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\WinampAgent]
"C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\shared tools\msconfig\startupreg\workflow]

AutoRun\command- J:\2Requiem.exe

AutoRun\command- K:\ie.exe
explore\Command- K:\ie.exe
open\Command- K:\ie.exe

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\active setup\installed components\{1A3159D1-BAE7-5C95-0006-000607020508}]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\active setup\installed components\{D51g62BC-4266-43f0-B6ED-9D76C4202C7E}]
C:\Program Files\Common Files\mscd.exe

-- End of Deckard's System Scanner: finished at 2007-12-22 19:55:11 ------------

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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.)

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My OS crashed and I had to reinstall. PC got whacked before I could implement any safegaurds. Please help. Thank you.Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\Program Files\PC Tools AntiVirus\PCTAVSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exeC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehmsas.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTP... Read more

A:All Kinds Of Problems...

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Please download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) and save to your Desktop.alternate download siteDSS will do the following:Create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.Clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, Internet Cache Files, and empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.Check some important areas of your system and produce a report for an analyst to review.Automatically run HijackThis. It will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have it installed. So if HijackThis is not installed and DSS prompts you to download it, please answer yes.You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges when using.Close all applications and windows.Double-click on dss.exe to run it and follow the prompts.If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not
malicious.When the scan is complete, two text files will open in Notepad:main.txt <- this one will be maximizedextra.txt <- this one will be minimizedIf not, they both can be found in the C:\Deckard\System Scanner folder.Please copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt and extra.txt in your next reply.-- When running DSS, some firewalls may warn that it is trying to access the Internet especially if your asked to download the most current version of HijackThis. Please ensure that you allow it permission to do ... Read more

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I've been getting random notifications about spyware and viruses and it offers to download an "antispyware" program, which turns out to be Awola. I used HiJackThis to make a log, to see if anything is wrong. If anyone could read it and reply back telling me if anything is wrong, that'd be awesome.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 6:21:54 PM, on 3/8/2008
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\McTray.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
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okay the first problem is, i am the administrator, when my other users log on sometimes they cant do anything and sometimes they cant. so either the computer is froze or its not, only on their name. also i have realplayer for all of my burning. so when my other users try to use it, it says cant locate burner drive, but when i go under my name it works just fine. also under all of our names, a message keeps popping up saying error unregistering the ocx c:/program files/common files/win tools/w toolsb: then it says inf instal failure reason: the data invalid, i recentely had a trojan virus, and used mcacfee to get rid of it, and scanned and supposly its clean, but those messages have been popping up ever since...please help!!

A:All Kinds Of Problems...please Help!!

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Well first Firefox, latest version, will not connect to any sites and closing it gives an error "Firefox stoped working" and Windows closes it. This same "error" apears on a lot of diferent windows when closing them down (my only guess here is something with Data execution prevention but tried to add exceptions with no luck). Reinstaling Firefox same problem. Also Yahoo Messenger dosen't eaven start, giving that "eror" right after starting. Uninstalled it, but could not install it back, it gives same error when it tries to download his install files. Internet explorer7 has NONE of theese problesm, it works normally. Forgot to say that i tried Firefox in safe mode also, no luck; tried to create a diferent profile to Firefox, again no luck. Now Age of Conan can't eaven connect eventually giving me that error. I scaned with Nod32 for viruses or something but it did not find anything. I just can't figure out what couses this. Maybe you guys can use my Dxdiag file, so i attached that also. Anybody has any suggestions? Btw, my drivers are up-to-date.

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thank you, i did all that you said, but i could not find the following files that you told me to delete:c:/programfiles/ebates-moemoneymaker, c:/toolbar, c;/windows/meruoq.exe
however i did delete the other ones. i also put my computer back in regular mode, restarted and these errors popped up
error loading c:/windows/downloadprogramfiles/bridge.dll
reason file not found,
error loading c:/programfiles/WildTangent/Apps/CDA/cdaengine0400.dll
reason file does not exist

also heres my lates hijack log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 4:30:37 PM, on 11/30/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Mrs. Parlor\My Documents\Joe\BQTray.exe
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A:re:all kinds problems,...help

Please, reply to your original post and do not start another with the same problem....

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Hi. I am running Windows XP and my problems started a few weeks ago with my computer just running slowly. My CPU usage was routinely at or near 100%, so after chasing down all of the process listed in my task manager, I determined that I have 2 that are possible trojan horses, LSASS.exe and CSRSS.exe. I cannot end either from the task manager. I get the message: "Unable to Terminate Process. THis is a critical system process. Task Manager cannot end this process." I am not a computer genius. I have no idea where else to look for these programs to end/delete them. SO.. I downloaded Malware Removal Bot, which didn't seem to make a difference. We noticed that my firewall kept being turned off everytime I restarted the computer. Most recently, my task bar had disappeared. I have tried the CTRL/ESCP and another method that took me through the following steps: Please press the following buttons in ascending order CTRL-ALT-DEL
-Click on "File" and type in Regedit.exe
-Click "OK"
-Click on "File" then "Export" and special destination to save a back-up of the "Registry" in case anything goes haywire.Give it a special name, say Registry back-up then click save.
-When back up is done, proceed to the steps below within the "Registry" interface.

-Click to expand "HKEY_CURRENT_USER"
-Click to expand "Software"
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A:All Kinds of problems


Please stop trying to fix things on your own from now. Csrss.exe and Lsass.exe are both system processes, you cannot end them using taskmanager.

Reboot your computer and follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

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Here is the issues i have caused on my wifes computer. I caused an annoying program to get on her computer called "outerlimit" seems like it is some kind of adware. Tried to uninstall it and it keeps coming back. Also i have an issue with windows system32 trying to access the internet, Mcafee asks what i want to do with it, allow, block, etc. any of those options causes a reboot of the computer what do i do? going crazy

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I'm visiting my aunt and always have to be online for my work, unfortunatly her computer has so many problems I can't. The first thing I noticed was the colors were all messed up, the background picture is blocky, and the icons have started to turn black (not the entire icon just where it says what it is like explorer or my documents). When I did finally get online (it's really slow as well) there were ads popping up on almost every page. I was reading through some of the other threads here and found some pretty helpful stuff but I'd really like to have someone to help me specifically with this. She doesn't have a windows me disk, so I can't exactly reinstall it.

*I have however fixed the colors since then by updating the driver, but the background is still all messed up

A:all kinds of problems

use this online virus checker
down load and run
put hijack in it's own folder run it then copy and paste the log for one of the experts to check and tell you what to do with it
you can d/l the programs from here

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I have no idea what is causing all of this, or if it is even related. I have a new Sony Vaio RA VGC-RA840G Desktop. Well I have had it 4 or 5 months.

Anyways I will Try to make this clear. But I am one of those not very pc savy people.

Dont know if this is needed but the pc states:

Performance: Intel Pentium D processor speed 2.80 GHz, 800 MHz FSB, 2MBL2 Cache, 1 GB PC2-4200 533MHz, DDR2 Windows XP Media Center 2005

Graphics and Audio: PCI Express 1 x16, ATI Radeon X300 Graphics 125 MB Intel HD audio, 5.1 ch support

other things listed- prob unrelated

(whatever all that means)

My husband says this is a 64 bit core processor. (But I didn't find that printed on the pc)

Microsoft Office 2003
Norton Internet Security 2005 (updates automatically)

Webroot Spysweeper Version 3.5.0 (must update manually)

Security is paid versions

Now for the Problems:
1. Reboot is Always slow, or doesn't work at all

If I go to restart computer, since the Very beginning this pc has always been Much slower then all of the other pcs I have used including ones with 95, 98, and 2000

Today- couldn't reboot at all
-restart wouldn't do anything
-off button, screen would go black. when turned back on- pc still locked up (3X) Finally pulled the plug

2. Updates on software Won't download, if it does download it won't run correctly, or at all. Problems connecting or keeping connection with downloaded programs

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A:All kinds of problems... XP? and or got hit with something

1st thing to do is online av scan (it's better than onboard av: http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp

Then install SpywareBlaster (it keeps most nasties at bay: http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

The run a check on your system files; RUN, type cmd, then type sfc /scannow (note space) and pop in xp os disc.

Another thing is get Startup Inspector which tells all the startup progs so you can decide which ones to load: http://www.windowsstartup.com/

BTW it may be best to reload xp over itself (a repair), but we'll do that if none of this works.

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I'm visiting my aunt's house, and her computer is messed up. Internet frequently has issues, I can't run ping command in CMD, MMC is disabled, also can't change screen saver in normal boot, ect. I'm running spybot and finding things but they say they have been having problems for a while. Could someone please take a look at the hijack this log and let me know what I should delete? I'm pretty savy, but no HJT exper. Thanks guys! (did a DDS log as well as HJT following)DDS logDDS (Ver_09-01-19.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK Run by Fiedler at 11:43:06.01 on Thu 01/29/2009Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.766.486 [GMT -5:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated)AV: Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated)============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Fiedler\Desktop\dds.scr============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============mDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://www.google.com/ieuInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = hxxp://www.avira.com/classic-supportmSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ieBHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849... Read more

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Hello Andrew Fiedler,Please run HijackThis! and click "Scan." Place checks next to the following entries, if present:R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missingO2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll (file missing)O2 - BHO: AVG Security Toolbar - {A057A204-BACC-4D26-9990-79A187E2698E} - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\AVGTOO~1.DLL (file missing)O2 - BHO: Starware - {CA356D79-679B-4b4c-8E49-5AF97014F4C1} - C:\Program Files\Starware\bin\Starware.dllO3 - Toolbar: Starware - {D49E9D35-254C-4c6a-9D17-95018D228FF5} - C:\Program Files\Starware\bin\Starware.dllO3 - Toolbar: AVG Security Toolbar - {A057A204-BACC-4D26-9990-79A187E2698E} - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\AVGTOO~1.DLL (file missing)O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXEO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -kO20 - Winlogon Notify: WinCtrl32 - WinCtrl32.dll (file missing)O21 - SSODL: TIuPUQf - {0C3D2936-A697-839C-1022-3A4C4FB4976D} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\sc.dllO23 - Service: psyche - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\System32\psyche.exeClose all browsers and other windows except for HijackThis!, a... Read more

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I can't get Norton to work. I reloaded it and still nothing. All my messenger (yahoo & msn) password and user names were deleted. When i got to some sites I get a "THEUNDERSIGNED" message only. Please help me.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:08:55 PM, on 3/21/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Ghost\Agent\PQV2iSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
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A:All kinds of problems

Your log is very difficult to analyze in this format. Please run another scan with HijackThis and when you save it to Notepad, turn off WordWrap and post it here once again.

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My system got a virus (One of those buy our program and all will be better kind) It then locked out the add/remove programs tab. Then the internet failed on it and now it has a microsfot.net framework problem. It says "a socket operation encountered a dead network. I am at a lost as to how to go about fixing this problem. I downloaded the spyware reccomendation for pc security 2009 on USB to install on the infected computer and I can not even get that to run. Any help would be great as I do not really want to reformat the infected computer.

A:All kinds of problems

I see you may have yourself a malware issue. You should read this topic on how to post your problem and then do so in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum. Someone will step you through it and if you are infection will instruct you on how to post your logs for analysis.Regards,Adam

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My computer is kind of old, and used to be my moms, but it always ran better than it does now.
I have to right click and explore to access C:, otherwise it gives me an error saying it cant find "resycled\boot.com"
i cant defrag, it just says it cant.
i have popups and and sometimes get redirects, in both firefox and IE.
avira cant connect to its update server, i have to manually update it.

any help would be appreciated.

Hijackthis log
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:31:05 PM, on 1/23/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Desktop\AdjustProcessInfo\AdjustProcess.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\RangeBooster G WUA-2340\AirPlusCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Key Transformation\KeyTrans.exe
C:\Program Files\Pidgin\pidgin.exe
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A:XP SP3 all kinds of problems

You're infected! C:\resycled\boot.com (noticed it's spelled reSycled - with an S) is a worm. Get your antivirus definitions up-to-date and run another scan.
There's also many pages with steps for eradicating the specific worm http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q...om&btnG=Search
You may also want to scan some of your removable drives (external hard drives, flash drives) as they seem to be one mode of propagation (via autorun.inf).

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Good morning

working on my client with solidworks i note crashes and alerts and i'm unable to save your documents. Not to mention several seemingly saved files correctly but broken after reopening.

Since i see these alerts on windows (and having the support of solidworks pulled out) I ask here whether there may be network problems.

in the vicinity of the crash noted these errors 

It seems to be generic but I don't know what to think. What do you suggest?

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Would appreciate input from anyone who has experienced/fixed these issues in W7!

First - Dell Inspiron 530, 3GB RAM, 128MB NVIDIA 8300 GS (upgrading to this beast as soon as it arrives), all latest drivers as provided by Windows Update and official Windows 7 Hardware Support page.

-iTunes will start, but after about 10 seconds it freezes. Music will continue playing until I eject the CD or turn off the computer, but the UI is non-responsive. Trying to end the process through Task Manager is useless.

-Unable to shut down the computer without pressing and holding the power button. I had this problem in Vista awhile back and traced it back to either the audio or video drivers. Unable to trace this one as of yet.

-Abnormal Program Terminations in Firefox all the time. I usually browse with 3+ tabs open, but never had a problem in Vista.

-System Restore left overnight, woke up to find it still "restoring the registry". Likely related to the computers inability to shut down

-Various small glitches, such as the desktop (set to be straight black, no photos) randomly freaking out and showing 20-40 pixel high rows of different 'captures' of past screen activity. Fixed by right-clicking > Personalize > problem goes away

-Volume control is too loud - on its lowest setting using the system tray icon, the volume is far louder than it should be. If I turn it up past 6-7 notches, it's blasting (out of 100)

Thanks in advance - loving everything else about W7 so far

A:All kinds of problems

Hi kerph32 and welcome to the forum!

Personally, if I see this kind of mess happening on my system, I'd just go ahead and do a clean install.

On drivers: I'd also suggest going directly to your components manufacturer site to check the drivers from there as some just churns up new drivers almost regularly.

On iTunes: There's been no real problems with this program especially the latest one. A reinstall of the latest from apple might do the trick.

On Shut Downs: I'd check event viewer for clues as to what processes are holding the shut down process. You can use a registry tweak to shorten windows wait time on forcing processes to end;

WaitToKillServiceTimeout = 5000

On FireFox: Re-install the latest package available, here

On System Restore: Probably a corrupt system restore point, software/hardware conflict, check error codes in Event Viewer. I'd look carefully for loaded forced devices that are not vista compatible (i.e. USB devices, Old sound cards, unsupported external connections, etc.)

On Desktop Display: points to a faulty video driver

On Volume: driver issue, reinstall audio drivers

Please let us know how it turns out for yah

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I've recently been infected with Smitfraud-c and thought I had it under control using advice previously posted on this forum. Since then, my PC is acting very strangly. I've got Spybot - S&D installed and it occasionally finds worms and malware and says it removes them. However, I still get strange behavior: IE hijacks, V E R Y slow internet speeds, constant attempts to change/add values in the registry, system crashes. I just can't seem to kick this thing, whatever it is. I have Avast anti-virus installed and the real-time protection finds files in my Program Files directory named tmp******.exe. I can delete them but they keep coming back. My Windows firewalled is being disabled also. I've run HiJackThis and I'm posting the log hoping someone can help. The 'O21' entries below are what are continually trying to be inserted into my registry. I haven't allowed it because I don't know what they are. I really don't want to have to blow away the OS and start over if I can help it!Thanks,SHANELogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:03:45 PM, on 2/9/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:&#... Read more

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My PC specifications:

Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3
ASUS Motherboard SocketAM/AM2 - Model M2N (installed latest chipset drivers)
AMD Athlon 64 3500+ 2,2 GHz (Cool'n Quiet - Disabled in BIOS)
2 x 1024 MB RAM = 2048 MB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS 256 MB VRAM (installed latest video drivers)
SoundMAX HD Integrated Audio (installed latest audio drivers)

First of all, I have recently got back to XP from Vista, because of full cpu usage and stuff. I have installed the OS 2 times. First time it was because of those slowing downs and lock-ups, freezes. It was SP2. I've reinstalled it again recently with SP3 and latest drivers for all hardware. However, for an unknown reason I am getting these strange problems again.

Here are some of the things that happen to me:
- Sometimes, while I play World of Warcraft, the game freezes/lock's up
- Sometimes, while I play World of Warcraft, the whole system freezes and I have to restart the computer
- When I start/exit an old game from 2000 called Deus Ex, the system goes into standby mode
- When I sign-in into Windows Live Messenger (8.5.1302.1018) it goes into the Not Responding state and I have to wait 20 seconds before it works properly
- While browsing (using Firefox) programs one-by-one go into Not Responding state and then the state is gone after 20-40 seconds
- When I double-click to open installation files of some installation engines (f.e. InstallShield), the application opens in 20 seconds, while all the... Read more

A:All kinds of problems, please help

what power supply
is your anti virus running in the background or something else at these times
what does the bios list your tempretures and voltages as
99.9% of the time the problem is with the computer not the operateing system

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I am not sure when it happened and I have found no way to fix IE 11.

I have www.yahoo.com set as my home page, but when I try to open IE, it goes to a page with no address and I have to type in yahoo to get that to open.

Also each time I change a page, this popup occurs causing the page to lock up until I close the popup:

Dang it will NOT even let me upload the image now, but it a search screen and it locks the page until I close it. When I do close it, usually another website open (usually a porn site).

Other than that my PC is running fine. I really do NOT want to have to reinstall Windows to fix this problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Having All kinds of problems with IE 11

Hi ... What is the message you get when you get these pop ups ? .... I suggest you run a Scan with Malwarebytes ...

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Also would be a good idea to Scan with AdwCleaner ...
AdwCleaner Download

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I just installed Norton SystemWorks and now I've got all kinds of stuff going on. I have a weird thing with my IE happening where I have it set to my start page and now when I open it it keeps going back to "about: Blank" It won't stay on the page I've set for my home page. I never had any indications from Norton AntiVirus that I previously had installed nor my Adaware program. Now I keep getting all these adaware warnings and when I delete them they just keep coming back to. I really don't want to have to reformat I have too much stuff on my puter.

Here is what I keep getting messages on. I'll have to maybe send them in 2 or 3 parts...

(For some reason this forum won't let me insert the jpg I have of the screen shots)

I told it to delete them all but it did not delete the tibs5.exe. When I do a search for the items it will let me delete some to the trash bin but not others...

I have two 80 gig hard drives and I only have text files and photo files on it, plus a back up to my outlook contacts and copies of my emails. If I do a reformat to my C drive will it affect my E drive that has no other stuff on it but those I've listed? If I do a reformat will it even get rid of this crap? I've never had a worm, virus or anything in the 15 years I've been online... This just sucks. Would it be better to take the puter in and have it professionally cleaned, would I be able to save not having to reformat?

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A:All Kinds Of Problems

Welcome to TSF.

We'll help you get rid of this. First, you need to give us this log:

Please download HijackThis - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Get HijackThis Analyzer and save it to the same folder as the hijackthis.log file. Run HijackThis Analyzer and type in y if you agree. The result.txt file will open up in Notepad. Copy the whole result.txt log and post it in the forum. We do not need the original hijackthis.log (unless we ask for it). Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

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Hi! Recently I started having all kinds of problems with my homebuilt system
that worked fine for about 8 months. Here's my setup:

MB: Asus P5B Deluxe
CPU: Pentium Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz
RAM: 4 x CM2X1024-6400 (4GB)
2x74GB WD Raptor hard drives in RAID0 - OS is there
1x250GB WD hard drive
1x500GB WD hard drive
1x250GB WD external hard drive
Video Card: nVidia GeForce 7900GS 256MB
Sound Card: Creative Audigy 4

So, about a month ago the system stopped booting (I had the CPU overclocked
to 3GHz or so). Clearing CMOS every time was basically the only way to boot
it. I decided to upgrade BIOS, upgrade failed and totally killed the
motherboard. Later I read on ASUS forums that this had happened to everyone
who tried to upgrade BIOS in P5B Deluxe in Vista (the only way to do it was
through BIOS setup). I ordered exactly the same model, but even with the new
board these problems did not go away. At least I know that the motherboard
is not the problem.
The system now never starts up when I turn it on the first time. I am
getting blue screens, no POST at all, or Vista just hangs during startup.
It's always something different. Yesterday, for example, I had to clear CMOS
in order to finally load the OS. Once the system loads the first time, I can
reboot it however many times I want - no problems. Then, on the next day
problems start again. When I turned it on earlier today, the system began
turning off and on by itself. Then, it froze a couple of times in BIOS
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A:all kinds of computer problems here

any ideas?

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Hey, all. I've got some symptoms I've seen from others with search engine redirects. I saw it get fixed by some by going into Safe Mode and running SUPERAntiSpyware and setting it to close all browsers, check cookies, not start on boot, and to terminate memory threats, but that got me nowhere. Some said to run TDSSKiller, which reports that "atapi.sys" is infected and that it will remove it, but it doesn't. Before those more specific fixes, I've run AVG, Avast, Avir, SUPERAntiSpyware, and MBAM all numerous times, with varied results. They squashed some of the problems, but there are still some lingering. Thanks in advance for all you guys do, and I look forward to your suggestions.

A:All kinds of tasty problems

Hello,You've got a bad rootkit aboard which will require specialized tools to remove. Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== from step 6.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<==If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then post back here and we will provide you with further instructions.Orange Blossom

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I have had so many problems in the past little bit with my two laptops. I would like to get them both taken care of. I will start with the better of the two first. This one, shall I say, is the least "taken over". I have read this forum and many postings, and you guys know your stuff. I don't know too much about computers, but I have general knowledge.This computer is running Windows Vista 32-bit. I had an alert about 2 months ago from AVG that it detected a virus. After that my computer didn't run right. I then did a reinstall of my OS and thought everything was ok. Now, for the last two months, the computer has been forcing itself to shut down when I place it in sleep mode; it does this by going to a blue screen; so, I ran some scans on the computer, but nothing turned up...it showed the computer was clean. Then, I started trying to access other files on my computer and it was giving me the message that either I couldn't access that file since it was being used by another user or my access was denied. I am the only user that it shows on the computer; even in safe mode, it doesn't show any other user. Now, the largest problem is, my "D: drive" has had its name changed to "Access Denied"....this is the actual name that is on the screen when you go into My Computer. I am unable to access my D: Drive. This is where my drivers are located and I do not have access to any of this.Can anyone please help out? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.DDS... Read more

A:All kinds of computer problems!

Anyone care to respond?

Any help sure would be appreciated.


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This is my friends computer and it needs help. Here is my Hijack log, please help.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:22:23 PM, on 9/25/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox\StatusClient\StatusClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A960\dlbfbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A960\dlbfbmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
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A:Solved: All kinds of Problems

Add remove programs remove Limewire and any other P2P programs - that are a likely source of infection

Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite http://www.ewido.net/en/download/ (W2K/XP Only)
Install ewido.
Run the application
Clickon scanner
then select the "Settings" tab.
Once in the Settings screen click on "Recommended actions" and then select "Delete".
Select "Automatically generate report after every scan"
Un-Select "Only if threats were found"
Click Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.
When the scan is finished, Set all items to delete
Apply all actions
look at the bottom of the screen and click the Save report button.
Save the report to your C: Drive
This will take some time to run!
Post that log and a new HiJack log

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My problems started back in March and I started getting help but I ran into some major problems. I originally posted this message when the problems started;http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...p;#entry1166753I was in the process of being helped by SifuMike when some unexpected problems occurred. I was unable to get the computer to boot up and this of course stopped everything. I was finally able to get the computer started and tried running the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware software as directed by SifuMike. The computer would not finish the scan and would then stop working all together. Since then I have been able to get the computer to operate somewhat again so I am now back at it.The computer has given the following problems:Blue screen stating Page_Fault_In_Nonpaged_Area, then starts physical memory dumpError loading C:\WINDOWS\system32\fshqnpnc.dlland just now I got a virus warning for PE_Magistr.B.DamTo recap, problems all started when my wife was surfing the internet and watching a movie online when she got the blue screen stating error message Driver_IRQL_Not_Less_or_EQUALAfter this happened the computer would take about 15mins to start up and was completly unusable because it was overloaded with popup messages. Since all the problems have been happening the pop ups as somewhat undercontrol but the wireless card has been disabled somehow and I cannot get on the internet any longer. I was able to get on the internet once and the home page was changed. I was ... Read more

A:PE_Magistr.B.Dam and all kinds of other problems

Hello bigjeepzz and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the re... Read more

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I apologize, I know I've read on this forum that you would like for everyone to be specific with their problems, however, I have many here, and I think they may all somehow be related.

In No specific order:
My media buttons on my keyboard don't work (including volume knob), and my mouse has also been acting goofy (scrolling too slow then speeding up & having me all over the place), If I click on start-control panel, my computer freezes and has to be turned off by the on/off button. All programs and web pages open VERY slowly, I cannot open any attachments in my outlook express email program (drop-down of paper-clip is shaded), After running spy-bot, I have a long list of "missing shared DLL's" and "wrong app path" in Registry. My computer shut-down is never complete without a pop-up that states "One-Touch Multimedia keyboard: This program is not responding", many of my other programs do not respond on a regular basis also. Whew, I think that's all the problems.

I have a HP Pavilion Intel Celeron Processor with 71% free system resources, 255.0 MB of Ram, 32-bit file system, & 32-bit virtual memory. My keyboard is HP (Netropa?) one-Touch Multimedia & my mouse is a Microsoft Trackball optical. My OS is Windows 98SE.

I Have norton anti-virus 2003, Sygate Personal Firewall, Free-Edition pop-up stopper and Spybot S & D (I noticed some of the problems began after I installed this program)

I Have already ran... Read more

A:(Solved) I'm Sorry, All kinds of problems

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 3:50:58 PM, on 2/8/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

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A:all kinds of sypware problems... can you help Please?

Please don't post duplicates. Reply here:


This thread is closed.

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ok, here is the story...

The other day I was watching a DVD and it is one that I have watched many times. After the dvd was done, my computer went into a power saving mode, and I was not able to wiggle the mouse and bring the computer back.

I reset the computer trying to bring up the system, and it crashed at the Vista loading screen. I tried restarting it multiple times, and sometimes it would take well over 30 mins of just leaving my computer alone and I would eventually get to the point where I could put my password in. When I did that it just did nothing.

Sometimes I would get a BSoD and sometimes I wouldn't. I ran many tolls on the drive including dskchk, Spinright, and Bart PE. I was able to save all the data with Bart PE, and Spinright saw no errors that it needed to correct... check disk did however. I used seatools, and was convinced that it was a problem with the HDD. I have sent it back to seagate as the tech guy came to the conclusion that I needed a replacement for the HDD.

Well today I tried to install a fresh version of windows XP on another hdd that I had perfomed a low level format on a long time ago. The drive is a good drive, and has worked just recently in another comptuer. I installed all of windows XP on it, and when the installation was finished, I got the loading screen to go to the first screen of windows XP. Well, now I am getting the BSoD with that as well.

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A:BSOD and all kinds of problems

bumping because I was hoping to find someone to help with this.

as an update, I have let mempro 86 run on the computer, and I also used goldmemory 5.6 or smomething like that to test the memory, and it says that it is good.

I also used PC doctor, and PC check that come with Hiram's boot cd to test the motherboard. it said that everything is good... yet the comp will not work.

Since I sent the seagate back, I am using another HDD, and I am not formatting another, because I know that this was a good hdd... just stoppped using it because the capacity was below 100gig, and I have several bigger drives.

idk, pls help.

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It started with everytime I tried to print from Word, Excel or Outlook Express it would give me a program error telling me to restart the program, but then automatically shut the program down. I can't print anything. BUT if I go into my administrator screen (this is an office computer) I can pull the files up and print fine...
I tried running a scan on McAfee and AVG but they freeze up and I have to shut down. I tried going into Safe mode but it freezes up also.

I dont know if it's a virus or maybe something wrong with my printer drivers.....or what.

I have attached a HijackThis log file

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:47:54 AM, on 12/19/2006
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$ACT7\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ad... Read more

A:All kinds of problems happening-please help me

Does your company have an IT person?

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I recently restore my windows xp operating system because I had viruses on my computer.

I have a Dell xps 410 and im using windows xp media center.

After i reinstalled my operating system i cant install some software that use to work fine before i reinstalled my windows i have downloaded all the windows updates.

When i try to install some software i get a access violation error.

when im logged in in safe mode as the administrator and i try to open a file i put in the shared folder with my user account i get access denied error. Why do i get access denied when im logged in as administrator? I don't understand that at all.
Before i reinstalled windows everything worked fine but now i cant install some software and im getting access denied errors.

i got Kaspersky and it say i don't have any viruses and iv ran reg mechanic and regcure both of which found errors and fixed them but the problems still remain.

can anyone please help me with this?

A:Restored windows xp and getting all kinds of problems

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Hi, when we had problems in the computer with Trojans, we reset everything. (we have a Gateway, Windows XP setup).Up til then, we could download, access our aol e-mail, and use the internet explorer. Everything is blocked. We tried going back to the original computer settings, also going to Tools to change add-on to enable. But we couldn't add on aol, internet explorer and still am blocked. We can use the net going thru the main screen of aol or our server, which is Comcast. But functions are limited and wonder how we can get this back to where it was. This problem was probably started when we downloaded One Live from Microsoft. We received a prompt from Microsoft that Comcast's McAfee was interfering with the program and we should delete it, which we did. Many thanks for any help you can give me, especially a Step 1 to get started would be great.XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX ... if it works *s*(Moderator edit: E-mail address removed to prevent its being harvested by spambots and to protect Member privacy. jgweed)

A:Add-ons Disabled Causing All Kinds Of Problems

Hi and welcom to this board;one might ask to begin with how you got the apparent infection and how you dealt with it? do you know for definite at this point in time that you are infection free ? who has confirmed this for you ?

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Hello, I came across this site via google. I was looking for issues on how to fix one of my problems and through troubleshooting I've come to realize that I have even more problems than I thought I did.

I recently built a new computer and bought the Vista Ultimate upgrade for it. I'm running Vista Ultimate x64. My system is:
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz2x Geforce 8800 GTS in SLIAsus P532N-SLI motherboard4GB Corsair DDR2 800MHz RAM2x 150gb WD SE16 SATA drives running in RAID 0 StripedSeemingly out of nowhere, system services have stopped working. I have all kinds of problems:
Can't open control panelCan't access my computer 'properties' (where it would show all the specs, allow me to change product key, etc)Can't access the "Personalize" menu from my desktopThe "Aero" theme is unavaliableCan't access Windows UpdateCan't access Windows Ultimate Extrasand many other system operations are blockedCan't access my 'installed updates' to even attempt to rollback any updates that may have caused this.I know what comes to mind immediately: Invalid product key, so the system is locking down. The only problem is, my product key ISN'T invalid and I only encountered this problem recently.

Yes, Software Licensing service is running.
All of my NVIDIA FORCEWARE drivers are up to date.
I have all hotfixes that apply to my computer.
I used System Restore to as far back as possible to no avail.
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A:Vista seems to be locking down- All kinds of problems

I agree - It seems that your key got nuked... So if you can - Click Start, then Computer, then System Properties (top bar), then Change Product Key at the bottom of the page. Follow that wizard and if inputting your key again doesn't work, you'll be prompted to use the phone - it's a 5 minute toll free call.

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Getting "errors" abort now access denied when opening folders I am the only user of this computer ProAn unexpected error has occurred at procedure: modRegistry_IniGetString(sFile=win.ini, sSection=windows, sValue=load)
Error #5 - Invalid procedure call or argument

Please email me at [email protected], reporting the following:
* What you were trying to fix when the error occurred, if applicable
* How you can reproduce the error
* A complete HijackThis scan log, if possible
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:18:48 PM, on 11/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
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A:All kinds of problems computer messed up bad

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Windows will not allow one to create a User name the same as the computer name; but, if you later change the computer name, you can make the computer name the same as a user name. My question is: What kinds of problems would this cause, to have a User name and Computer name the same?

A:User name and computer name the same -- what kinds of problems would this cause?

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General Description of problems:
I first noticed problems 3 days ago, on 9/11/14.  It started when I noticed my AC adapter was not charging my laptop. Which is a Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5868. I went and bought a new one and it worked.  The next morning I started my laptop up and when Windows loaded, everything seemed slow, or delayed.  When I hovered the cursor over something, it took a bit to notice it, or highlight it.
I decided to run MBAM to see if any problems came up. Well, about 5 minutes into the scan, it froze and stopped.  I couldn't do anything, so I powered off and started it back up. Nothing still.  I shut down and left it for a while. Last night, I turned it on to upload some pictures from my camera,. and same thing happened.
I tried Ctrl,Alt+Del and got a warning box that said: Log on process has failed to create the security option dialog- Failure-Security Options.
Then the next error I got was after I went into Safe mode w/ networking and did a C: drive scan, It made me restart, and nothing happened until this popped up:
Microsoft Security Client        
An error has occurred in the program during initialization 
Error Code: 0x800b003
I then noticed that Microsoft Security Essentials was no  longer showing up on the tray and then I st... Read more

A:All kinds of problems with Vista and BSOD

Can you upload the dump files for analysis.
Go toC:\Windows\minidump
Upload all those files by copying them to the desktop and compressing them in a single .zip folder.
Or even better, upload a Kernel memory dump.
Go the Start
Right click My Computer
Select Properties
Click Advanced system settings
Click on the Advanced tab
Select Settings under Startup and Recovery
Then under Write debugging information select Kernel memory dump.
Once a dump is created go to:C:\Windows\memory.dmp
Copy the file to the desktop, zip it up and upload it to a file sharing site like Onedrive. After the upload is done post the download link in your next reply.

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I will go ahead and start by saying that I'm extremely new to these forums, so if I am violating an unwritten protocol or just doing some "newbie" like, it's because I am, and I deeply apologize ahead of time.

I'm starting to have a lot of problems with my computer, and I think most of them are associated with the ads234.com problem, which has gotten worse. Before it didn't bug me too much as it only happened every now and again, but now it's happening literally every other attempt I have at going to a website. I ran HijackThis, but I don't know what's good and what's not, so I thought I'd come here to see if anyone could help. Here's my logfile:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 10:14:11 PM, on 12/20/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXE
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I've ran ewido in safe mode, adaware on safe mode and spybot in safemode. I've reset system restore. And I have ran the vundo fix and it comes up negative. In safe mode everything cleans up but it still keeps coming back. I think the problem is the sgnkk.exe and cvwgkk.exe but I cant find anything on how to fix them. If someone could give a look at this, I would be forever in your debt. Here is a hijack this log and a panda log.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:41:49 PM, on 7/27/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\IoloSGCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindService.exe
C... Read more

A:Solved: all kinds of popups and problems!

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Here is a description of my problems. Some of which may be caused by this trojan and others due to another issue but lets deal with one at time. I am unable to open either Firefox or IE. It consistently crashes upon every attempt to open. My Symantec Antivirus will not stay in enable mode. It will allow a full scan but the auto-protect does not stay enabled. Immediately after booting my PC I get a Symantec QuickScan pop-up that shows the risk to be "Trojan.Adclicker" on the filename "smss.exe". I am able to clean or delete it each time but it still does not allow Firefox or IE to work once completed. When I reboot again it will immediately pop-up in the QuickScan.Here is my log from HijackThis. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am an amateur computer tech at best so step by steps would be helpful. I have been fighting this for nearly a week now.Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\b... Read more

A:Trojan causing all kinds of problems


Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this post a fresh hjt log, please.

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ok heres whats going on, i just finished building my new pc and i had it up and running for a little while i had installed windows xp and it was lookin good. then i encountered the first problem, the computer shut off and restarted with an error report saying: the system has recovered from a serious error. i thought ok whatever and continued installing drivers and whatnot. this repeated several times before i realized this was a problem and got worried. i figured id just start over again, reformatting the hd and reinstalling windows. well guess what? now it wont even let me do that. i get to the windows setup and either while im formatting the hd or the setup is beggining, the system either restarts randomly or a blue screen comes up with all this mumbojumbo on it. somebody please help.

specs are:
amd athlon xp 3200+
512 mb ram (which it read as 480 mb of ram when it worked at first)
20 gb hard drive thats from my old pc (which im guessing could be the problem)

by the way, when the system worked at first i did install a video card and was having problems with the drivers installing so i dunno that could have somethin to do with it i guess.

A:my newly built pc is having all kinds of problems

This is happening on a new system build correct.

Have you tried reseating the PCI cards/memory/processor.

you also stated that you have a 512MB stick that is recognized as 480MB.. where does it recognize as 480 in windows or bios.

Do you have onboard video? if so that could explain the 32MB of memory not showing up. The onboard video gets its memory from your installed 512MB stick.

You say it comes up with "blue screen comes up with all this mumbojumbo on it" exactly what is the mumbojumbo you are getting. although vague the BSOD will give hints to what to look at.

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Plz help, when I restart my computer I get virus pop ups and my comp is running really slow. Here is my hijackthis log. If you need anymore information just ask.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:31:01 PM, on 4/26/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Browser Mouse\mouse32a.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 6.0\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeperUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\DellSu... Read more

A:All kinds of problems, Spy Sweeper and eTrust can't detect.

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Sorry for the delayed response. If you have not received help elsewhere and still need help please follow the instructions in IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting A Log and post the two text files, main.txt and extra.txt produced by the Deckard's System Scanner, as it has been a while since you posted.

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A few weeks perhaps 2 or 3 my computer had BSODs all over so I ran a malware checker and it found several virus/malware problems which I thought were taken care of. However weird folders are showing up on my computer and some programs like MSE don't work properly anymore. I have attached the required logs, but one of them grayed out most of the options and would only let me scan Registry, Programs and Services. For what it's worth, I hope you can help.
 DDS.zip   10.24KB

A:Vundo? Fake.Virus? All Kinds of Problems

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process. Please also continue to work with me until I give you the all clear. Even if your computer appears to act better, you may still be infected.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Once we start working together, please reply back within 3 days or this thread may be closed so we can help others who are waiting.We need to create an OTL report,Please download OT... Read more

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I solved all kinds of software problems instantly when I uninstalled Computer Associates security suite. For some reason, once that program is installed, there is no way to turn it off. And, it wreaks havoc on software installations. Once I uninstalled it, all of my Windows 7 software installation woes were gone. Go figure!

Now I am trying the Symantec/Norton. I will keep everyone posted as to how that goes. So far, so good.

A:All kinds of Windows 7 problems solved instantly

Quote: Originally Posted by CSSteve

I solved all kinds of software problems instantly when I uninstalled Computer Associates security suite. For some reason, once that program is installed, there is no way to turn it off. And, it wreaks havoc on software installations. Once I uninstalled it, all of my Windows 7 software installation woes were gone. Go figure!

Now I am trying the Symantec/Norton. I will keep everyone posted as to how that goes. So far, so good.

Why not give Microsoft Security Essentails a try

It is free...it is very lightweight...it is maintained by Microsoft.


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Currently using RealPlayer 8 Basic (Win32), Build & get notices about newer version of Program.
Out of curiosity, is there any kind of Spyware in the newer version, I thought I read someplace that it was thought there was, but not sure.

Another question: What is a good Freeware player for RealAudio & MP3's without Spyware? I need a RealAudio compatible player because about 90% of the places I go use it.

A:RealPlayer Upgrades ... Are there Problems with Spyware (or other kinds)?

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I attempted to install the Netflix application on my Windows 8 laptop, and it told me there was an issue with the firewall.
It gave me the Error Code 5, so I fixed it with this video. The instructions within got rid of the Error 5; however, I'm now getting the following message when I attempt to start the firewall from "Services."

There reason I'm trying to start it from Services is because when I try to start the Firewall and "Use recommended settings" from settings page, it displays this, and loads for a second, and then doesn't do anything.

Also, I'm not sure if this is relevant or not, but when I try to start Windows Defender, it shows this.

I don't know what to do, and this is frustrating me to no end.

A:Windows Firewall Is Giving Me All Kinds of Problems

This is the Farbar scan of my C: drive, if this can help with anything.
Internet Services:
Connection Status:
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible.
Google.com is accessible.
Yahoo.com is accessible.
Windows Firewall:
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.
Firewall Disabled Policy:
System Restore:
System Restore Disabled Policy:
Action Center:
wscsvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
Checking Start type: ATTENTION!=====> Unable to retrieve start type of wscsvc. The value does not exist.
Checking ImagePath: ATTENTION!=====> Unable to retrieve ImagePath of wscsvc. The value does not exist.
Unable to retrieve ServiceDll of wscsvc. The value does not exist.
Action Center Notification Icon =====> Unable to open HKLM\...\ShellServiceObjects\{F56F6FDD-AA9D-4618-A949-C1B91AF43B1A} key. The key does not exist.
Windows Update:
wuauserv Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of wuauserv service is set to Demand. The default start type is Auto.
The ImagePath of wuauserv service is OK.
The ServiceDll of wuauserv service is OK.
Windows Autoupdate Disabled Policy:
Windows Defender:
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