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setup.exe 's wont work error with shfolder.dll

Q: setup.exe 's wont work error with shfolder.dll

for some reason i started getting errors when trying to run any type of setup.exe, pretty much not letting me install anything...i try to run a program but it never fails to get an "internal error: failed to load DLL "shfolder.dll I am running on Windows XP Professional version 2002 /service pack 2...any thoughts are highly appreciated...thanx

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A: setup.exe 's wont work error with shfolder.dll

I'm having the same problem. One of my spyware programs is also blocking "DollarRevenue" on a frequent basis, but I can't seem to get rid of it. Any help would be wonderful! I'm running Windows XP SP2 as well.

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Recently i started having problems when trying to install some software...during the installation process i get an abrupt "internal error: failed to load DLL "shfolder.dll...i tried downloading the corrupted dll file but that still did not solve my problem...i really don't know what else to do...i appreciate any feedback...
windows xp/service pack 2

A:shfolder.dll error can't run any exe's

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for some reason i started getting errors when trying to run any type of setup.exe, pretty much not letting me install anything...i try to run a program but it never fails to get an "internal error: failed to load DLL "shfolder.dll.

One of my spyware programs is also blocking "DollarRevenue" on a frequent basis, but I can't seem to get rid of it. Any help would be wonderful! I'm running Windows XP SP2 on a Gateway Convertible Laptop.

A:shfolder.dll error

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I am having problems installing new software, as well as updates to Quicken & iTunes. When I try installing new software pgms (typically utilities) I get an error Internal error: Failed to load DLL "shfolder.dll".

Help please?

A:Shfolder.dll error

You can download the file here:http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/dl...shtml?shfolder

It should be placed in the System32 folder.

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i have just bought a totally new setup today, and ive plugged and mounted everything into the chassi.. but i dont get a video signal from it, when i plug in the screen into the pc it just goes from "check cable connection" to "no video input" and nothing happens.. all the fans from the cpu, chassi and grafic card are running, and all lighs and LEDīs are working.. just no picture at all (and therefor not much i can do). ive tried using the sceen with another computer and it works fine.

since its brand new i havent even gotten to install windows on it yet so im 100% sure its something with the hardware/seetup offcourse..

after checking all the power cables i couldnt find anything wrong with what i had done.. so i took the motherboard out of the chassi to be sure it wasnt hitting it in any way.. i also tried with an old Geforce 9600 grafic card from my old pc to see if that would work, but it had the same result.

then i decided to try and set it up so i had minimal things connectet..
so now it have the powersupply plugged in, with power going into the motherboad in 2 places (24pin and 8pin) the cpu is mounted (and plugged into the motherboad in the correct place) the grafic card is set in place in the PCI x16_1 slot and have its two power sources plugged in (8pin and 4pin.. with the 4pin being a special 2 into 1 power plug for ekstra power) and i still get the same result..

i really need help to figuring out this problem please

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I was reciently trying to reformat my computer and once i got to thr Welome to Setup area my keyboard suddenly stops works yes the ps/2 is the retangular one and this is a microsoft keyboard with Fingerprint Reader anyone have a suggestion?!

A:Windows xp welcome to setup keyboard wont work!!

Please do post 2 threads on the same problem.


Thread closed.

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I tryed to reformat my computer since i got a keyloger.. so when I run reboot the cd (Windows xp) and get to the step Welcome to Setup my keyboard just gets disabled it dosent work i try num lock or anykind to see if it would light up nothing its like it just died but it works when i did the BIOS setup area I have a microsoft keyboard with fingerprint reader andthe ps/2 port is retangle. anyone got any suggestions??

A:[SOLVED] Windows xp welcome to setup keyboard wont work!! !

Hi david9562 and welcome to TSF !

Switch for a regular PS/2 keyboard for the time of the installation, you'll be able to use your own keyboard once Windows is installed.

Make sure you've backed up all your data on a different physical drive before you go the format/reinstall from scratch way.

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so iv'e been downloaded some software from utorrent (i know it's a bit risky), and when i unrar the file, and entered to the directory, all of a sudden all the setup.exe files's icons become blank and when i try to lunch them, they wont open. 
even when i've try to run them as admin. and even when i shut down all my antivirus defendes(windows defender). 
thank for you all.

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hey all.
I am new to this so I would just like to say hi to everyone. I hope you can help me.
Last night I set up a wireless network in my house. My pc is connected to a Belkin wireless modem/router (through a network cable) and my landladies pc is connected via a belkin network notebook card.
To cut a long story short I got it all working and I noticed that my landlady had not been updating her windows upadtes on her pc. I installed windows service pack 2 and i have not been able to connect to the internet since. It says I have an excellent connection to the network but the internet wont work!!!!
I have turned the firewall off on my landladies pc but it makes no difference.

Any help would be appreciated.



A:Belkin Wireless network setup. It wont work now service pack 2 is installed.

service pack 2 has way too many glitches and faults with domains and some types of networking. uninstall it.

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I have dictionary called the Unified Medical dictionary English-Arabic

anyway, i have the ISO file
i installed it on Win7 x32 with no problem

but i tried to install it on Winx64 but it says an error like "the setup file is not compatible with Win7 x64"

I tried to search for the x64 version but i had no success, google sometimes becomes lame u know....
I tried to just copy the already installed dictionary folders to Win7x64 but it didnt open cuz it seems that it needs to be installed

So is there any way to like edit that setup.exe file or something to work on x64 version cuz it seems if i can just bypass that step it will work

or like a work around the "copy whole folders" and get it to work
I really need some help with it,
thanks in advance,

A:Is there a work around if Win7 x32 setup file wont work on Win7 x64

sometimes 32 bit applications have 16 bit installer and that won 't work on 64 bit system, but if this is not the case did you try to run installer in compatibility mode? (right click/properties/compatibility). Installer generally does three things: creates program directory, copies some DLL files to system directory and writes some data into registry. You could trace those things in Win32 installation and try manually recreate this on 64bit machine, but who knows if it will work. Also search for portable version, those don't require installation and frankly now a days I don't use anything else but portable applications unless there is no other way.

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hey im having problems booting.. the post screen comes up and says i have a check sum error.. ive discharged the cmos data and removed the button battery etc but still the problem occurs.. also if i try to enter setup menu my screen just flashes. i am running the p.c through vga on a HD tv if that makes any difference what so ever... i have also tryed to boot with awdflash.exe but still the flashing screen.. any help welcomed lol thanx in advance.. Im running a kv8-max3 mobo

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i tried updating to msn messenger version 6.062 and it wouldnt work just keeps telling me messenger has encounted a problem and needs to close .......
if i press debug it then says the program has performed and illegal operation with details........
MSNMSGR caused an invalid page fault in
module MSNMSGR.EXE at 0167:0064ed0e.
EAX=00000000 CS=0167 EIP=0064ed0e EFLGS=00010246
EBX=0148000c SS=016f ESP=0098fba0 EBP=00000000
ECX=0148000c DS=016f ESI=01480000 FS=297f
EDX=00000000 ES=016f EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
8b 45 20 89 46 08 33 c0 40 5f 5e 5d 5b c2 04 00
Stack dump:
0098fc04 01480000 0098fbe0 bff77590 00640a65 00000000 01480000 00642a98 0098fbfc 00000000 01480000 bff77590 0000000e 00642679 01480000 006426e8

i tried going back to version 5 and it wouldnt start up it would just freeze and do nothing not even connect

i have tried virus scans,updating windows,system file checker,repairing explorer,deleting all of msn and redownloading it,i can use other peoples computers with my name and it works

been stuck on it for a week and done every search i could think of to see if anyone had a problem similar but still can fix it

im running windows 98 and didnt have any problems with version 5 of msn messenger

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Ok this isnt actually on my computer but my girlfriends computer. Whenever she trys to open microsoft word xp pro this comes up:

And then when she clicks OK this comes up:

And then when she clicks ok again, this comes up:

She has already tired to uninstall and install and it still does the same thing.. Please help?

A:Word Error, wont work at all???

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

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


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i DOWNLOADED A PROGRAM .But when i try to open the icon on my desktopit display the following error pops out? I have removed the program and reinstaled it about six times but still get the same error over and over..........Please Help!!!!!!!!!!!!

lexplorer has caused an error
PS. E-MAIL : [email protected]

A:Error Message?prog. Wont Work!

What's the program?

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OMG... im using my daughters xp netbook... I had a problem with games now working windows 7, please see previuos thread.... now I cant even get on tech guy website... the site loads up, then as soon as I click on tab to dire3ct me to this forum, a box poppes up and says internet explorer has stopped working.... it previously did the same thing, when I tried play mafia wars, farmville... on facebook, and also when trying to reserve items from argos co.uk... it would let me browse no problem, but as soon as I tried to reserve something it stopped working.... I clicked on the troubleshooter that said it coyuld be an add on.... but im useless with technical problems, now im in big BIG TROUBLE.... please help.... I cant copy anything from my pc as it wont let me on tech guy no more...?????... desperetly awaing help....Caz

A:tech guy wont work now windows 7 same error

The exact message box reads" INTERNET EXPLORER HAS STOPPED WORKING..

a problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. help...

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for some reason when i got upgraded my WMP9 into 10 it worked fine but then one day it decides to start putting an error message saying sorry windows media player has encountered a problum and need to close. i dont know how it happend. but also ever since that happend i also cant open my power dvd. and thoughs are the only 2 things that wont open. Can you please help me fix this problum? thnx for reading this

A:WMP & Power DVD wont work (ERROR Display)

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Long story short, I had to restore my laptop to factory image, and every time i turn it off i have to redo the factory image. Im pretty sure the problem is, every time i run the factory reset a  thing about sysprep comes up and when i try to run it it says i get a fatal error. I did some research about the topic online and this is what i have done so far:
Set the value ofGeneralizationState under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup\Status\SysprepStatus to7,
Set HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SoftwareProtectionPlatform\SkipRearm to 1
Deleting C:\Windows\System32\sysprep\Panther but when i run sysprep it just replaces the folder
Nothing has worked and im not sure where to go from here. PLEASE HELP!!!

A:Sysprep Wont Work Fatal Error

What exactly does it say about sysprep? What is the exact fatal error message you get when you run sysprep? What's your laptop's make and model?

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We've received this error message but the keyboard wont work and I can get to a safe boot menu. How do I get  started to try any fixes?

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We've received this error code but it is not recognizing the keyboard or disk on startup for me to try any fixes (we've tried several keyboards). Any advice to at least get started trying to fix this?

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hi ive seen a lot of people on here with the same issue and im really stuggling to fix it. when ever I try to open my firewall it comes up with this error and it is stopping me from downloading anything which means I cant get my course work done :/ so any help would be great.
please help
heres my FRST log
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 25-11-2013 01
Ran by john (administrator) on JOHN-VAIO on 25-11-2013 23:31:03
Running from C:\Users\john\Desktop
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English(US)
Internet Explorer Version 11
Boot Mode: Normal
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgchsva.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgrsa.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrva.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe
(Inuvo Inc.) C:\Users\john\AppData\LocalLow\alotservice\alotservice.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
(Broadcom Corporation.) C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btwdins.exe
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The problem started when i woke up and nothing on my computer would run or move everything was frozen so i restarted it manually and waited for it to boot up it got to where you think the blue background screen would appear but the login box did not appear it just sat there for about 10 - 15 min before turning to black and restarting.

At this point i started it in safe mode to see if i could run some scans on my programs for a possible virus (i am very conscious about what i put on my computer and scan everything that i download) when it got to the login screen for safe mode the same thing happened as if i had normally started it before, accept this time two errors appeared:

1 - the application LoginUI.exe is not responding error code 0x000142
2 - C:\Windows\Prefetch\LOGIN.UI - 0914140401.pf is corrupted or unreadable

I then proceeded to let Disk check run and see if it would fix it, it did not as a result it ran it again and with little hope i let it, it still had not fixed the problem i left it on the blue screen where the login box should be for curiosity until it BSOD and restarted.

Therefor I put in a windows 7 home premium disk (I have windows 7 ultimate installed currently however its on a USB and i cant find it the files for it are on the laptop which is having problems) for recovery options
I started by doing the first option it found an error and it would run a disk check to fix it, it ran . . . it did not fix it, I then system restored twice with no ... Read more

A:Error code 0x0000142 and safe modes wont work.

Can you still logon in safe mode (or any other mode)?
If i read correctly.... you know how to access "command prompt" from win7 install disk?

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Help! I get two popup windows at start up. The first will not go away, entitled "WALN_Cfg" with the message "error reading Image4->". The second message will go away after I click "OK" several times: "The application or DLL C:|WINDOWS\System32\SHFOLDER.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check against your installation diskette.".
Eventually (and I'm not sure how this happens), I'll get a prompt to enter my Windows XP Password, which I do not remember. I turn the PC off and start all over again. Usually I can work through all this, surf the net, read emails, etc; until that XP Passwor sign on shows up.



Have your XP CD at hand you may need it.

#Restoring corrupt/missing Windows files.

-Press: Winkey+r
-Type: sfc /scannow
-Hit Enter

It will try and restore missing or corrupt Windows Protected Files and may take a long time (although you'll see a progress bar).

Reboot after his and see how that goes.

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I have a problem that I've tried myself to solve by checking other posts in forums, trying download another SHFOLDER.dll, looking in search engines etc, all to no avail. I have searched within the Bleepingcomputer forums as well, found similar problems but the operating systems were different or the solution did not work for me. I do have my original Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 1 reinstallation CD plus the 3 other Applications and Drivers reinstallation CDs that came with the computer but I don't know if using them will even solve the problem. I would like not to have to use the reinstall CDs because I'm sure that they will erase everything currently on the machine and start from scratch. I have home video on my hard drive that I'd like to burn to CD before that happens but my CD creator will not work and I can not reinstall it (because SHFOLDER.dll is missing) even though I have the original install / reinstall CD. I have some knowledge of comps, maybe a little more than someone who knows nothing. Hopefully someone can help. I have a Dell Dimension 4550, Pentium 4, running Windows XP Home; nothing fancy or added on or into the machine. So here's the prob -
I've lost functionality in a few things immediatly after seeing that SHFOLDER.dll is missing. I believe that I removed SHFOLDER.dll when I deleted some things that a free anti-spyware program found and said were bad (either Spy Catcher by Tenebril or Zero Spyware LE b... Read more

A:"...shfolder.dll Was Not Found..."

Hello and welcome,Have you tried going to start, run and typing sfc /scannowif that doesn't work, try downloading the .dll again from http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/dll-files.shtml?shfolderor try re installing the file from microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...D6-DBFA18D37E0Fhope this helps

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lets start from the beginning, i got this laptop in 2008 and it was a hand me down from my stepfathers company. i have absolutely no service pack or anything with this computer. i have Norton antivirus on it. so one day i log on to my computer and im about to play ca and when i click it says shfolder.dll is not a valid windows image. Now i download google earth and it wont let me on and it says the same exact thing. Can i delete it or what should i do.

A:[SOLVED] help with shfolder.dll

Welcome to TSF!

You can run the System FIle Checker (SFC) to see if it can replace the corrupt file.
Click Start | Run (or press WinKey+R), type cmd, press Enter.
Type SFC /ScanNow and press Enter.

You may need the XP CD though, unless you have the i386 folder on the hard drive.

See this site for more info on using SFC
Scannow SFC

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Good Day again to all you Gurus,
Running XP Home/SP3.

A few weeks ago a virus wiped my hard drive. Had the hard drive reformatted and Windows reinstalled. I reinstalled all my programmes and everything has run fine. A couple of days ago on Start Up I started getting the following message:-
Shfolder Binary Installer.
Command line option syntax error. Type Command/? for Help.

I tried doing a Restore to an earlier date but still get this message.
I ran Malwarebytes and nothing found.

I would appreciate any help that you can give me,

A:Shfolder Binary Installer

Seems to be an error resulting from various things, I see nothing definitive (that I can interpret).http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=C...mp;aq=f&oq=Louis

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I keep getting the following message: The application or DLL E:\WINDOWS\system32\SHFOLDER.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.
I also keep getting the following message: The application or DLL E:\WINDOWS
system32\WSOCK32.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.
What do I do to fix the problems?

A:SHFOLDER.dll and WSOCK32.dll problems

Start > Run > sfc /scannow [Point it to he Xp Disc]

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Hi I'm having a problem - I can't install any software as I'm getting the error message 'Failed to load DLL 'shfolder.dll'.
I searched through similar threads and have tried to copy the shfolder.dll file directly into my system32 folder but I get the message: 'Cannot move shfolder. A file with the name you specified already exists.'
I've searched manually in the folder and with Windows' search facility and the dll isn't in there. Anyone any idea what's going on?

A:Problem: Failed to load DLL 'shfolder.dll'

Open Windows Explorer tools > options > view > uncheck 'hide protected system files'
You should atleast be able to see the dll now :)

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I have a big problem with my Win7 64bit Servis Pack 1 (and all updates). When I'm trying to open some applications (Skype, AIMP 3 beta) I cant, because there is an error: Failed to load shfolder.dll. I tried to replace this dll in System32, but nothing happened.
There is one more errore message about shfolder.dll. It's first and then is message about Failed to load shfolder.dll. But it is in czech and i cant translate. It's somenting like this: "C: \ Windows \ System32 \ SHFolder.dll not designed to run on Windows or contains an error. Try to install the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or software vendor for assistance." And then is "Failed to load shfolder.dll" message.
What's wrong? It was absolutely ok 3months ago. Thanks for help and excuse my english :)

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I had to replace the hard disk in this computer; but, the old disk was running well enough so that I backed up all the user data, Favorites folder, etc. In the past, I have always been able to just copy the content of the old Favorites folder to the new Favorites folder and the Favorites would all show up in IE; but, for some reason none of the copied favorites shwo, only new ones made in the new setup.

What can I do to fix this?

NOTE: I am putting the Favs into the CORRECT folder.

A:Can't get favorites from old setup to work in new setup

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I have several Asus Eee netbooks that I'm getting set up to use at my school. I had some parent volunteers helping me get them ready to deploy, and one of the netbooks was plugged in to initially power it up, but then hard-shut-down before Windows could run through its initial setup.

Now when I boot up the netbook, and it attempts to go through the initial windows setup "Setup is starting services", and then throws an error message:
The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install Windows, click "OK" to restart the computer, and then restart the installation.I restart, and the cycle continues. This happens whether I try to boot normally or in safe mode.

I've got no CD-drive attached to it, so I'm not sure what I can do to break this error cycle. Any suggestions/tools/ideas?


A:Win7 Starter getting error on initial setup; locked in setup loop

Not sure how you deployed them, but if Startup Repair doesn't help when run from System Recovery Options then I would redeploy the image or run Factory Recovery from its partition after backing up the disks.

If you don't have one and they are same hardware, simply backup one's image using Win7 backup imaging or free Macrium - Image your system then boot System Recovery options to Recover Using an Image from its external storage location which you have connected.

If they are not same exact hardware or Image hangs at startup, SysPrep the original before deploying to remove all drivers, activation, SID and HID's.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
System Image Recovery

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

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

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

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

Other symtoms are -

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

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

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

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So my computer won't boot, not even to the Lenovo Boot Screen. It just says something failed and then restarts and it repeatedly does that. Media Test Failure. And when i put in a Flash drive with a windows 10 setup thing it doesn't work. Any suggestions to fix this? My laptop is a Lenovo Ideapad 330. Also the laptop continually beeps while it's on.

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

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For some reason, my logon background image isnt showing up anymore, and when I try to change back to the way I had done it, regedit wont run, I've searched the forums for an answer, with no luck. And when I go to click grant admin full control, it brings up an open with menu, so I need a command script to grant admin to certain files again.

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit.

Please help, and thanks. And no, I dont have any viruses or malware, I take good care of my computer.

A:Regedit wont run, and grant admin full control context menu wont work

Hello ElliottGenocide

Firstly do you have a system restore point available from before these problems occurred - System Restore
Can you remember what it was you changed in the registry.
Have a look through this,it has a copy of the default background and an application to change the logon background without having to touch the registry - Log On Screen - Change
I would also run this - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker see if that helps.


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I'm in a real mess since Lavasoft AdAware crashed my windows 7 home premium edit. 64bit after its 1st initial mandatory reboot. Everything is frozen, nothing can be clicked on or done in any way, shape or form. Even 'Esc' and 'Ctrl-Alt-Del wont work. PC must be shutdown manually. It also wont uninstall in safe mode. Once in safe mode the 1st time I got windows telling me that it cant uninstall this software in safe mode (this was done by its own uninstaller, and by the windows one, and by the Revo Pro uninstaller.) the 2nd time (reboot) it told me it wasnt installed properly. the 3d time it can't install in safe mode again. What now please? Anyone have an idea?

Thank you

A:Lavasoft AdAware crashed win7-Ctrl-alt-del wont work & it wont uninstall in safe mode

Sorry solved it. I'll write the answer should anyone need it someday. I believe my solution can help for other similar cases besides Ad-Aware.
A minute after I posted this a thought came to mind: Go into safe Mode and use msconfig.exe. So I ran it and unchecked everything to do with Ad-Aware. TO be even more sure I checked off not to run also other things that I knew would not be needed like anything to do with Apple, or Adobe. Afterwhich, doing a proper reboot Windows did actually start normally--no crash and I was able to uninstall it. Slowly I put back other services and start-up items and all is working fine now--so far at least ;-) Thanks for those who took a look and I hope it will help some people in the future.

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

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

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

A:system repair wont work windows wont load

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

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So I just re-installed my Windows 7 and re-formatted my disk after getting the virus Win32:Sality. However, after I installed my graphics drivers and restarted my computer, the taskbar and icons wouldn't show. I can see my cursor and can move it. I can right click and get options as well. If I press Ctrl+Alt+Del, the screen just goes black. I can still see and move my cursor. This happened after I installed my graphics drivers.

EDIT: Safe mode works fine.

A:Taskbar and icons wont show up. Ctrl+Alt+Del wont work

Did you install the motherboard drivers first?

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I have recently taken out my 128 mb SD ram chip and put it back in and now I cant get my moniter to display anuthing and my keyboard and mouse dont work...I do get three beeps but it takes like three minutes for them to sound.

A:My monitor wont display/my keyboard and mouse wont work...

Without more details about your motherboard, it sounds like your memory is not seated properly, or you damaged it when you took it out.

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Hello All

Please Help if you can. I have an amilo L/T l series 512mb, it had xp sp2 on it. Someone was using my laptop and ignored 4 trojans and although i could go into safe mode, this has also stopped working. So far these are the problems I am having, no partition found, xp recovery disk will start but fail after first step, cant repair and cant go futher with installation. I am a relative novice and laptop is out of warranty. I dont have a floppy drive and how do i access dos to run chkdsk??? Please any help will be appreciated


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for almost a year my computer has not allowed me to open anything without choosing wat application i want to open it with. i have to right click and choose run in order to get anything to open. Now i tried to download itunes and when i tried to run it it said the application was not found. Does anybody know whats wrong??

A:Solved: files wont open and downloads wont work

Try this fix: EXEFIX

Unzip the fix and extract the .reg file to the desktop. Double-click it to merge it to the registry. Note that you need to be an Administrator to apply this fix.

Reboot the computer.

If the fix only opens as a text file, right-click it and select Open With > Choose Program... Then, select the Registry Editor.

If the Registry Editor is not in the list, browse to C:\WINDOWS and select regedit.

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The last two weeks I have had problems with my work computer. I basically can not open most web sites, or they will opwn painfully slow.
I also can not use any web serch engines, like google or yahoo. They all eventually time out when performing a search.

We use Trend Micro as our anti virus software, and I know most here in the office all have the same worm called: worm_downad.ad
Trend Micro is currently putting the infected files in quarantine. I'm the only one with the above problem though.

I do use Advanced Windows Care to keep my computer running clean.

Two weeks ago, when I first had this problem, I got a new IP address from our IT administrator, and my computer worked fine for a few days, before turning to its old ways.

Not sure if this is malware, a network problem or what. Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Search engines wont work/web pages wont open

It seems that no browser will work. I've tried IE8, Safari and Chrome.
It often loads the banners on a website, but the rest (the main part) loads really really slowly.

Could it be something to do with active x or java script having difficulty loading?


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

A:windows 8 wont boot and system restore wont work

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

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Hi first time poster

Full specs: MSI Z68a-GD80 i5 2500k Gtx680 Asus Hitachi Deskstar 1tb (boot) KingstonSSD120gb (games)

So last night I shrunk my HDD partition by 100gb, intending to dual boot W8. Never got round to installing it, but when I turned on my PC tjis morning it won't boot. It shows the manufacturer logo then goes to a black.screen with a blinking underscore

I decided to try putting in my W7 disk in to repair, but it starts loading windows filesthen givesme an error about not bring able to communicate with a device.0xc0000009 I think. I thought my HDD might be the issue, but it does it also when my HDD is unplugged and just my SSDpluggedin

Worried my PC is bricked at this point cause I can't boot or repair from disk. Advice appreciated!

A:Need Help. W7 wont boot after resizing partition. Recovery wont work.

Try a linux boot disc and see if you can change the partition size a tiny bit with that. Gparted is your best bet:

GParted -- Download

If you can, that may fix the error.

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Me and my nephew wanted to lan play a couple of games. The first time every thing went smoothly. Both computers communicated fine how ever after that they now refuse to communicate. When I try to test the access it now stats on both that we don't have admin permission. I tride every thing I could think of. Updateing drivers, changeing network setings but nothing works. We both have windows 7 home premium 64 bit. Mine is a desktop, his is a laptop. While connected to the network we both have internet just the computers wont comunicate. What am I missing. I have even manually put in the ip, subnet mask and ports manualy.

How do I fix this. I'm at the point were I'm going to rip my hear out. Please help.

A:Lan wont work Compters wont give permision no matter what

Have you checked your firewalls as well as your Anti-virus settings?

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