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Q: Trusted- PC

2nd post on this subject

I want to remove two computers from my trusted-PC list.In security info the only option I get is to remove all trusted-PC.If I use this option will I have to do trusted-PC again for each Computer I want ?

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Preferred Solution: Trusted- PC

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: Trusted- PC

Hello Fred, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Unfortunately, Microsoft has changed it to only being able to remove all "trusted devices" now instead of being able to remove a specific "trusted PC" as before.

If you remove all trusted devices, you would then have to go through the process of having the other PCs added as trusted again.
Microsoft Account Trusted Devices - Add or Remove
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I guess this is about hardware.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=14294&item=4130120012&rd=1
 

A:Can this guy be trusted?

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Download Mz CPU Accelerator 4.1 Free - A small utility that will allow you to run applications much faster than the original speed - Softpedia

I was wondering if this is reliable and does not make programs crash. Any experience with this thing?

Martin

A:To be trusted?

Perhaps you should have a look at this one also.


Download More RAM!

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I know that many "clean" sites must include ads in order to be able to support the site, so I wonder:
Is it technologically possible and is it practical for a normally clean website, such as this, to tell me as I login that
1. it has not been hacked by criminals
2. that the ads included for not-logged-in people run on this server and not someplace else, and do not have keyloggers, trojans, viruses, and other crapware in them

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Hey guys
Need something trusted and secure. Need to make “onion layers security” with the most secure and harder to hack/crack software. How to protect yourself from government in the internet, I’m from Russia, need to post few docs and article on the internet but need to be 100% sure they won’t find me. I have no clue what Edward Snowden is doing here in this corrupt and dictator country. Please use simple English, basic tech terms, be as detailed as possible, or direct me to articles links with info, but real good tips will be appreciated.
I just bought new hard drive going to install new OS and other programs on it:
1 Which OS? Windows 10, Linux, Qubes, Whonix etc, or use Whonix inside of Qubes? which the most secure? If Linux which version? How the best to configure it?
2 Then need to install virtual machine on it? which one?
3 Then which third party programs I need on it?
4 What browser to use? If TOR - What’s the best Configuration for TOR browser? As I know just using TOR browser is not enough they still can find you. and Use China server? 
5 Need Antivirus? Antispyware? Which one?
I guess that’'s should be enough?
Thanks a lot for saving my ass.
 
 
 
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A:Need something trusted and secure

I would go with tailsOS in this case, there are plenty of tutorials and documentation for it.
It was Snowdens OS of choice after all.

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I have added a site to my "trusted sites" list in Internet Explorer:
http://www.bravenet.com.
However I cannot get the site to load at all.
I keep getting the error message:
Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage
I have tried over and over to find the problem.
I can get the site: http://www.bravenet.net to load, but most of the links on that site are to a bravenet.com site, including the contact us information.
I would ask them (Bravenet) to help me, but I cannot get to their help or contact files.
When I try to go from Google to bravenet.com I get an error box with the message:
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The current web page is trying to open a site in your trusted sites list.
Do you want to allow this?
Current site: http://www.google.com
Trusted site: http://www.bravenet.com
Yes No
Warning: Allowing this can expose your computer to security risks. If you don't trust the current Web Page, choose No.
===================
When I answer Yes, I still get the error message:
Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.
Do I have some settings incorrect in my security settings somewhere.
Mostly, I have not had any problems viewing the sites I want to see.
I do have one other site that is a problem in the same way.
It also is listed in my trusted sites:
http://server.iad.liveperson.net/hc...ixwebhosting.com/index.php/v2/lp.dspStartChat

What is the point of adding a site to your trusted sites when it doesn't allow the site when you say yes?
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I changed my IE settings and I looked through firefox and I just cant get rid of them they sorta freak me out. I also just noticed AVG got a threat detection when nothing was running, I walked back into the room with my computer and seen AVG had found a virus before I could see even where it was or what it was AVG had closed off the screen. I ran another virus scan with AVG and also ran Malawarebytes just to be on the safe side and nothing came back. When the detection came up there was nothing running on my computer unless you count AVG. No browers or programs.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:01:24 AM, 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:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\PhotoshopElementsDeviceConnect.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Tablet.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
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A:Trusted Zones I cant get rid of.

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1. Using IE8 we are trying to connect to an ssl server. If the URL is not added manually in the trusted sites (Internet options -> security -> Trusted Sites) we are seeing a java exception. After manually adding the URL in trusted sites everything works fine.

Exception seen in java console is netscape.javascript.JSException: Access is denied.

In IE7 it works fine even if we donot manully add the URL in trusted site. Please let me know why we should add URL in the trusted sites manually for IE8.

2. Please let us know if there is any debugger tool available to debug XSS script errors occurred in IE8.

Thanks in advance.

A:IE8 Trusted sites

PHP Code:



deepthi_dl 
Registered User
 IE8 Trusted sites 

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1. Using IE8 we are trying to connect to an ssl server. If the URL is not added manually in the trusted sites (Internet options -> security -> Trusted Siteswe are seeing a java exceptionAfter manually adding the URL in trusted sites everything works fine

Exception seen in java console is netscapeRead more

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ADWCleaner found these registry entries, which seem doubtful to me:
 
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{00B11DA2-75ED-4364-ABA5-9A95B1F5E946}          
    dhRichClient3.dll, used by MAXA Cookie Manager, VirusTotal: clean
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{6DDA37BA-0553-499A-AE0D-BEBA67204548}        
    dsfNativeFLACSource.dll, used for OGG, VirusTotal: clean
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A43DE495-3D00-47D4-9D2C-303115707939}            
    URLReqService, no corresponding file found in the computer
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{3408AC0D-510E-4808-8F7B-6B70B1F88534}        
    IBrowserExternals, no corresponding file found in the computer
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\apnstub_RASAPI32
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\apnstub_RASMANCS
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\au__rasapi32
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\au__rasmancs
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\bi_client_RASAPI32
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\bi_client_RASMANCS
Key Found : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Plain\{03F4DEAA-456E-4A23-8635-23AEC43340CD}
    no entry
 
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A:ADWCleaner to be trusted?

Hello -
Please read thse details on AdwCleaner -
 
First your Clean report - (AdwCleaner[S0].txt)
• A copy of that logfile will also be saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder.

• Items that are deleted are then moved to the Quarantine Folder: "C:\AdwCleaner\Quarantine"
• To restore any item that has been deleted (if necessary):
• Go to Tools > Quarantine Manager > check what you want restored > now click on Restore.
 
AdwCleaner is not a "killer" but a Quarantine Tool ....
If you do not open the program a second time and hit "Uninstall" all items Quarantined still remain -
 
These can be restored later if you wish.

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Websites like downoad3k.com, download.com, softpedia.com and others offer hundreds of downloads claiming that the products they are servicing have been tested for viruses, spywares, adwares, backdoors etc. But at the same time, some of them make the "report spyware" option available for users. So are their products to be trusted or not? Has anyone here downloaded a software from these websites and which turned out later to be infected by a spyware or worse?

A:Trusted Websites, Are They Really?

Hi mesmerized.

When downloading anything off the Net, it is up to you to ensure that your personal computer protection is adequate and uptodate.

There are literally hundreds of download sites out there and some are decidedly dodgy. A good first indication is by using SITE ADVISOR or WOT. Reputable sites such as Download.Com, Softpedia, Tucows, MajorGeeks, can generally be trusted to have done their best to ensure that the stuff they host is as safe as can be.

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In My opinion Avast is most trusted and reliable! Share Your thoughts too!
 

A:Which is the Most Trusted AV Company?

Depend what is your view for "trusted". If we go like in here today's PARANOID internet world, ransom here ransom there and other thing messed with in...crap what i talking about, most privacy friendly for sure is Emsisoft. In other scenarios...hmm... i still keep my vote, Emsisoft.
 

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How does an application go from not verified to not trusted. I have a program called setupwizard.exe. It is part of BeyondTV. Recently I installed a quad TV tuner card and ran this program to setup the tuners. The system is a windows 10 clean install. Today I noticed that the other tuner card was not found in device manager. After several attempts I switched the tuner card between PC's. After rebooting both systems the tuner card in each PC was found. I then tried to run the setup program and got the "This app has been blocked for your protection." So this application worked with in the last three weeks. Now it won't run. I then tried to run the setupwizard on the other PC and got the same message. I have a third system running windows 10. This system has been offline for that last couple of weeks. I booted this system up and was able to run the setupwizard with no problem. I then copied the setup wizard from the system that worked and tried to run it on the failing system. It still got blocked. I then tried to reinstall the BeyondTV program and the installer also got the blocked message. I just installed this program two weeks ago.
So the question is what changed. The only thing I can think of is a windows update. in the last two weeks.
When I ran the program on the system that was offline a pop up message asking for permission to run a not verified application. But no the pop up says not trusted.

Thanks
RAC

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w7 IE version 8.0.7601.17514

I use trusted sites to run a webpage on my computer, I set it to "Custom" level with most functions enabled. For some reason, a few hours to a day or so later, it resets to "Low" level and changes the following settings...

Enable > Prompt download unsigned activex controls
Enable > Prompt Initialize and script activex controls not marked as safe for Scripting
Enable > Disable Only allow approved domains to use activex without prompt
Enable > Prompt allow webpages to use restricted protocols for active content
Enable > Prompt display mixed content
Enable > Prompt websites in a less privileged web content zone can navigate into this zone

How can I lock this or stop it from happening?

TIA

fantum

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Very annoying problem.
XP Pro with IE6 on desktop computer.
Trusted Sites contains: https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov

When ever I go to the following site I get a Security Alert that states that the certificate was issued by a company that I have not chosen to trust...would I like to proceed, or install the certificate. Normally, I just click "YES" to proceed and I get my data. Sometimes I'll re-install the certificate as if it will do any good for next time...but it doesn't.

Here's the URL:

https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov/geo/fl...Z&icao_id=RDU&icao_id=RWI&radius=10&options=A

Any ideas of what I can do so that this site is always trusted and I no longer get the Security Alert?

Thanks so much,
Tom
 

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Where is the tab? Looking at the manual for v2.7.8 and there is a Trusted Vendors tab under WhiteList. Not seeing it there in v3.0.0.

Added a vendor to the Trusted Vendors to see if it would appear, it did not. Now I don't even know where the vendor I added has been stored.
 

A:NVT - Trusted Vendors?

after click Managed Trusted Vendors > right click Vendor list for options
 

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Is there a way to set IE to only allow specified trusted sites? I don't care if the setting can be changed without any privileges the user is not tech savvy enough to undo them. Thanks!!!

A:Trusted sites

IE Content Advisor should satisfy your requirements.

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HELP! & Not the Beatles....another IT guy added a trusted site Internet Options/Security/Trusted Sites with a weird symbol before it. It does not have https:// it's like *. What it is?
Thanks!
 

A:Trusted Sites

What is the domain of the site? The "*" just means any prefix for a URL on that site would be trusted. I don't like adding entries there as it basically gives them permission to bypass security measures on your computer. This is sometimes done for troubleshooting purposes but I wouldn't leave it that way.
 

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What sites do you use/recommend for freeware/shareware downloads. There appears to be so many out there but which one's can you trust. What are the top three popular sites that are trusted to provide the right software download that's free of spyware/viruses?
 

A:Trusted Sites

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Why do I need permission from trusted installer to do stuff on my own PC,who is this guy and how do I get rid of him

A:trusted installer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by george5855


Why do I need permission from trusted installer to do stuff on my own PC,who is this guy and how do I get rid of him


Trusted Installer is the internal "user" account that is active when installing/uninstalling programs. Don't stress about it. It is active ONLY when installing or uninstalling programs.

If you remove it or otherwise disable it, you will no longer be able to install any programs.

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I regulary browse a site called 'Desktop Nexus' usually without problems. Recently a window appears on my screen every few minutes or so which says 'The current website is trying to open a site in your trusted sites list. Do you want to allow this? -
Current site:http://ad.xtendmedia.com
Trusted site: res://ieframe.dll'
Thing is, if I don't click 'Yes' to allow this, I lose Internet access/lose internet connection.
I have noticed that this window only pops up when one of the advertisements on Desktop Nexus fails. Should I be worried ? Also, is there a way to stop from recurring ?
 

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Een goedemiddag :

Een totale computerdebiel als ik probeer al weken links aan te klikken zonder dat deze trusted page (a-search.biz/?wmid=1010) in beeld komt. Hoe eenvoudig is dit en kent iemand dit probleem ?

Keezzz

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Sorry,

In english :
As a computermoron.... every time I click on a link, the trusted page
a-search.biz/?wmid=1010 pops up. Does anybody knows this anoing page and how simple is it to get rid of it ? Exqueeze my English ....

Keezzz again

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hi i am trying to see if this cleaner is a trustes program that i could use because it found alot of regisrty stuff and i didn't want to do anything unless people were absolutly sure it doesn't mess up my comp here is the link
http://personal.inet.fi/business/toniarts/ecleane.htm
please tell me if this is a trusted program thanks in advance for whoever answers this
 

A:is this a trusted program?

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Oy, hey there,
Not sure if this belongs under Networking or IIS, it's a bit of both...

I'm mainly wondering how users from a trusted domain are viewed on another, especially in relation to IIS with Integrated Windows Authentication.

Here's the deal, I've got webserver on DomainA.
I've got a user on DomainB.
DomainA trusts DomainB.
DomainB\user wants to use IWA controlled app on DomainA\Webserver.

When DomainB\user accesses a resource on DomainA, is he still viewed as DomainB\user, or is DomainA(anything) associated with that user?

Because for the custom application, which happens to be on the webserver, I need to allow access for each user. So would I simply put DomainB\user? Even though the webserver is on DomainA?

Now to part 2...

Also, I want to use IWA on the webserver on DomainA; will it be able to work with a user account from DomainB?

To put it horribly graphically, I'm trying to do this:
(DomainB: DomainB\user)---using IWA--->(DomainA: Webserver)

Networkingly speaking, is that just impossible?
As far as a user coming in from a trusted domain...does that fall to pieces concerning IWA, causing them to enter a DomainA username\password?

Thanks for convolutedly reading this.
 

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I know that UAC is one more extra level of security, but there is a program that I use often that continually asks me if I should allow it to run or not. IS there not any way that I can make it so that Vista trusts this program (e.g., like it does Word and Excel) and stop asking me this?

A:Set a program as trusted

I believe this article should help you:http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/window-on-windows/?p=635

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Anyone know of a way to tell UAC that Everything (the search engine) is OK, I trust it, stop prompting me?

A:UAC and trusted programs

Hello BJB,

There's not a safe list available for UAC since that would defeat the security it provides. However, you could use either tutorial below to create an elevated shortcut to run the program that will not give you a UAC prompt when used.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User

Hope this helps.

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Hi folks,
I think I have a BIG problem, but I'm too noobish to know for sure.  
Summary:
1. I have 100s to 100s of thousands of files & folders with a unique footprint.
2. Each looks innocent ... at first.
3. Right-click > Properties > Security starts the intrigue
4. System, Adminstrators, and Users have Read & Execute permission; my account does not show up; while TrustedInstaller has Full control. I know -- TI comes from Microsoft (as do some rootkits).
5. Click Advanced > Owner & find that the owner is Administrators, but now I am there as a potential Owner.
6. Click Auditing > Continue to find that a new player (hidden until now) "Everyone" has "Special" access.
7. Double-click Special to learn that Special includes Take ownership & Change permissions (for both Successful & Failed)!
That sounds like an invitation to hackers. Particularly when 1 such file is efsui.exe -- with Encription connections that ransomware loves.
Meanwhile, there are several other unusual footprints that TrustedInstaller produces.
I've spent a full week on this and gained nothing but an acute case of paranoia.
Any advice would be appreciated.

A:Can TrustedInstaller Be Trusted?

Many of the installers out there are junk/nasty installers, it is impossible to differentiate.  What helps a little is to look at the items found in a search and go to the actual vendors site, this is not fool proof!  You must be very diligent watching for obscure boxes or choices within the applets, many are confusing.  You will run into some where you must hit the decline button to get no added junk, I even being very careful still pick up things. 

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Its wierd i just recovered from a serious spyware attack and all of a sudden all the sites i go to there all trusted sites , after i took out everything i defaulted everything but it still says Trusted Sites :\
 

A:Trusted Sites??

From your broswer go to - Tools, Internet Options, Security,Trusted Sites, Sites and delete all the ones you don't wont. If its clear might be some left over spyware.
 

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I am running Windows 2003 Server, SP2.

IE7 will not hold trusted sites. After you add a site, click OK to get back out to the browser, and refresh (or even exit, and re-start IE), the desired site is no longer listed in Trusted Sites.

Internet Explorer enhanced security features are un-installed.

Suggestions?

Thanks!
--Mike
 

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A friend of mine who has connections in high places told me that some MS updates are part of a DHS Patriot Act directive to discover who is browsing certain websites and read their file information. Although I have nothing to hide, really, I've found that my old 98 2nd Ed. runs better now that I deleted items 903235 and 823559. Of course I ran Adaware after the IE repair to remove the 7 Alexa objects as usual. I really know very little about computers, so am I shooting myself in the foot by doing this? Should I just go ahead and download anything from Windows update? Is there really a chance that my system will be attacked as they say if I ignore these updates? Should I just welcome big brother's post 9-11 Orwellian world? Your thoughts appreciated.
 

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Hi hope someone can help! We have four PC's on a network 3 run XP and 1 on windows 7. We have been able to access a particular site on all four. Suddenly the windows 7 & and the server pc wont let us access the site. It is the new Mot testing site nothing dodgy! We can get on internet fine on al four pc on any other site. When we go on Mot site on two PC's we get http://pife-das01.fe.mot2.dvsa;8443/secure/UI/login is not the trusted server.   All four PC's are wired not wi fi.
Any ideasThanksMick

A:Not Trusted Server

Please post the exact error message you receive.
 
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. 
Louis

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Steps to deploy trusted site for multiple users?

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What happens in IE 11 when a site is added to "Trusted Sites?" The more technical the better. 
My problem is I have a site that does not rotate the image in IE11 but only when it is added as a trusted site. It works fine in IE8 without. The function attempting execute is rotateImage(ImgDiv)
Thank you. 

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Hi guys,I have some how encountered the trusted antivirus malware as i assume. It creates pop ups and random things.I cant even see my hidden files that i hide. Please help. I have posted along with a HJT log.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 1:16:52 PM, on 4/4/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXED:\Program Files\BitComet\BitComet.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Lalala\Desktop\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page ... Read more

A:Trusted Antivirus / Pop Ups

I see you are already receiving help here: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/trusted-ant...amp;pid=1205787So this thread is closed.

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w7 IE version 8.0.7601.17514

I use trusted sites to run a webpage on my computer, I set it to "Custom" level with most functions enabled. For some reason, a few hours to a day or so later, it resets to "Low" level and changes the following settings...

Enable > Prompt download unsigned activex controls
Enable > Prompt Initialize and script activex controls not marked as safe for Scripting
Enable > Disable Only allow approved domains to use activex without prompt
Enable > Prompt allow webpages to use restricted protocols for active content
Enable > Prompt display mixed content
Enable > Prompt websites in a less privileged web content zone can navigate into this zone

How can I lock this or stop it from happening?

TIA

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Hello, fellow computer users
 

First I want to thank you for giving me this chance to seek help in this amazing forum
 
Second, here is my problem:
While seeking a software to protect my pc from an infected flash drive, I installed this software called USB guardian ( Website: http://www.usb-guardian.com ), and after using it I found it totally useless and doesn't do anything at all, so I started wondering if it's fake. I checked the their website and it said that the software is guaranteed to be clean by Softpedia, however there is nothing about that in softpedia. Also their page on CNET was removed (I know that because there's a cached version in google search).
I checked the setup file (the installer) and Norton said it's good to go, but checking the .exe file in the installation folder, Norton insight said it's bad and there are indications that it's not safe. I uninstalled the software but I'm still worried so I have to ask:
 
How do I know if this software is safe or not?
Is uninstallation of any software a complete process? or can it leave files behind without deleting that can threaten my pc?
Can I be infected? and how do I know if I am in this case?
Is Norton alone enough for protection form software and malware or do I need an extra software?
 
 
Operating system: Windows 8
Security: Norton Internet Security 2013
 
 
I really hope you can help me with this matter  

A:Can this software be trusted or am I infected?

Softpedia says its an ad-supported application that offers install a toolbar and offers to change your homepage/default search engine. That may be the reason it was removed from CNET.usb-guardian-setup.exe is the name of the installation file so you should be able to remove it from Add/Remove Programs via Control Panel or Programs and Features in Vista/Windows 7/8. It most likely added an entry to run itself at Startup so you will need to open Task Manager and end the process before uninstalling.You may want to get a second opinion. Submit the setup file and the .exe Norton detected to one of the following online services that analyzes suspicious files:Jotti's virusscanVirusTotalVirSCAN--In the "File to Scan" (Upload or Submit) box, browse to the location of the suspicious file(s) and submit (upload) it for scanning/analysis. If you get a message saying "File has already been analyzed", click Reanalyze or Scan again.

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Hello,
I noticed this $talisma_url$ entry in browser's trusted sites section. I googled it and found many infected computer users have also had this entry in their trusted sites and would really appreciate some assistance in diagnosing. I have also had my share of viruses and have used combofix to remove several viruses/trojans recently, but keep getting reinfected. Also, my otl scan shows an @Alternate Data Stream - 125 bytes -> C:\ProgramData\Temp.

I am using Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows 7 64bit computer. Thanks in advance for your prompt response and assistance!

A:Trusted Sites: $talisma_url$

Since you ran Combofix.....Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at Step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues, what you have done to resolve them, and a link to this topic.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

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Is there a way that I can make all of my computers have the same Trusted Sites when they log in? I am running Windows 7 Enterprise and use IE8.
 

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Well, just a basic question really. Just wondering if Newegg is a trusted website, as I don't really want to waste my money. As they sell GPU's cheaper than anywhere else, just wondering if anyone has used them before, and if they are trusted.

Thanks!

A:Newegg - Trusted site?

Hello

I would say yes...i have used them many times over the years.

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What's the best place to come up with a rock solid list of Trusted Publishers for NVT ERP? I want the pop ups to mean more and so happen less.

Does making the list long slow down a PC substantially?
 

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HI Broni,
I have followed the prep guide you mentioned in my original post (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic443550.html/page__pid__2606190#entry2606190). Since I'm running Windows 7 x64, I only ran DDS, and did not run GMER. Please find my DDS.txt below:

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_31
Run by Local Admin at 12:40:46 on 2012-02-21
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.6135.3676 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
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A:RE: Trusted Sites: $talisma_url$

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Please DownloadTDSSKiller.zip>>> Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application.Click on the Start Scan button and wait for the scan and disinfection process to be over.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue
If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue
If you are asked to reboot the computer to complete the process, click on the Reboot Now button. A report will be automatically saved at the root of the System drive ((usually C:\) in the form of "TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt" (for example, C:\TDSSKiller.2.2.0_20.12.2009_15.31.43_log.txt). Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If no reboot is required, click on Report. A log file will appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.Download http://public.avast.com/~gmerek/aswMBR.exe (aswMBR.exe) to your desktop. Double click the aswMBR.exe to run it Click the "Scan" button to start scan. Upon completion of the scan, click Save log, and save it to your desktop. (Note - do not select any Fix at this time) <- IMPORTANTPlease post the contents of that log in your next reply.There shall also be a file on your desktop named MBR.dat. Righ... Read more

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I believe my computer has a rootkit on it. The Gmer program wouldn't even do a full scan as it wouldn't let me click Systems, Section, Devices, Module, Processes, threads, or Libraries.I recently reinstalled Vista because my computer wouldn't even load properly. I needed to use System Recovery. I thought I had formatted the computer when I reinstalled it but I guess it saved my old stuff for me(which is obviously infected). Before I reinstalled Vista I had deleted about 30 gigs of stuff but the harddrive still read the same space taken up. My wireless internet also doesn't seem to work. Edit: I tried to install Kaspersky trial and it was interrupted beyond my control!I'm running an AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-56 1.80 GHz2 gigs of Ram64 Bit Operating SystemI would like to fix the computer but if you can't help me I'll format it. -Geezor

A:Trusted Installer Rootkit

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We 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.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The ap... Read more

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Not sure if this is the right place to post this question, but as its related to IE I am putting this here
What difference does it make whether or not a website is added to the trusted Sites list. The reason I ask is some of the icons on a website do not show up when not in the trusted sites list and I cannot figure out which setting I can change to make this
work without adding this to the trusted sites list.

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I'm using HP Cpmpaq nc6400. When i power on my laptop it shows, The following configuration change was requested to this computer's Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Allow a user to take ownership of the TPM F1: AcceptF2: Reject when i pressed f1 or f2 it shows, The following configuration options were automatically updated:CMOS checksum invalid, default values loaded f1: save changesf2: ignore changesf10: computer setup if i Choose f1 or f2 a black screen appears and nothing happen.. 

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Dear Tech Support Guy,

Could you please tell what risks there are in making a website my trusted website?

I get continually asked, for instance, on amazon.com--every time I go to a new page there I get asked, and it takes three or four clicks to make the request go away.

Is this legitimate? It has never happened to me before.

If I decide not to add it to my list of trusted websites (it may Norton that is doing it), could you please tell me what I can do to make the requests stop? I have some repetitive motion issues, and this is causing me to click an awful lot.

Thank you very much,

treefrog
 

A:Solved: Trusted Websites

You can add any website to the Trusted list if you are sure that it can be trusted not to steal private information or install malware on your machine. Amazon is trustworthy. Read their privacy policy. Generally, any web site that is well-known can be trusted. They don't make money or get site hits if they alienate their visitors.

As to why it appeared suddenly, there may have been changes to your security settings. Look in Internet Options and set all the sections to their default levels. Amazon should not be causing these in the first place.
 

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Please Help Me I don't know what to do:I cant get rid of this.Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7Scan saved at 22:53:19, on 11/12/2004Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running 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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exeC:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkService.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\GSICON.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\dslagent.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXEC:\Program Files\MSN Apps\Updater\01.02.3000.1001\en-gb\msnappau.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Professional\Ad-Watch.exeC:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.ExeC:\WINDOWS... Read more

A:HJT Log, Trusted Zone Hijacker 63.219.181.7

Duplicatehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...?showtopic=6416Topic closed

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I'm using HP Cpmpaq nc6400. When i power on my laptop it shows, The following configuration change was requested to this computer's Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Allow a user to take ownership of the TPM F1: AcceptF2: Reject when i pressed f1 or f2 it shows, The following configuration options were automatically updated:CMOS checksum invalid, default values loaded f1: save changesf2: ignore changesf10: computer setup if i Choose f1 or f2 a black screen appears and nothing happen.. 

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