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nProtect GameGuard

Q: nProtect GameGuard

Read the title... enough said. I'm just curious how many people have thought "YES! NO MORE HACKERS IN *insert game here*!" Then, there are still thousands of hackers. The games I play, like Gunz, Gunbound, and Soldier Front are filled with hackers. Even Rakion. GameGuard does absolutely nothing... post your ideas here!

A: nProtect GameGuard

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all of the free mmorpg's i have downloaded that use nprotect gameguard are crashing after giving this message:

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GameGuard.des - Application Error
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The instruction at "0x458c3be8" referenced memory at "0x5f05001e". The memory could not be "read".

Click on OK to terminate the program
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OK
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help??
 

A:nProtect GameGuard crashing

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I think the gameguard error is also associated with the rootkit avg found but cannot remove. The rootkit changes name when I restart my computer. Also if any of you have an idea about the gameguard error: default setup error, close programs that confilct or restart the computer.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:13:47 AM, on 12/11/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Cerience\RepliGo\RepliGoMon.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeInSystray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\SDTrayApp.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.EXE
C:\Program Files\ThreatFire\TFTray.exe... Read more

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I have 5.7GB of apparently deleted files in the folder NPROTECT, found in the hidden RECYCLERS Directory. I want very much to delete these files and permanently undo NPROTECT. I expected it to go away when I uninstalled Norton Antivirus, but it didn't, so apparently it's a stand-alone program that was used by Norton but is not a Norton product.

I get error messages about "file already in use," etc., when I try to delete.

Anybody had this problem, or familiar with the procedures required to get rid of NPROTECT and put ME back in control for a change?

Thanks,
John
 

A:Nprotect

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I uninstalled Norton System works about 3 weeks ago. ithas left a folder called Nprotect with a lot of files that spyware programmes pick up but cant clean. I located the file and moved in on the desktop in the hope of just deleting the thing but i cant.. i cant seem to get rid of the folder or its contents There are 00064215 files but i cant determine the type..What can i do to rid myself of this problem folder please(Moderator edit: moved post to more appropriate forum. jgweed)

A:Cant Get Rid Of Nprotect Folder

See if this solves the problem, if not let us know:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34671/how-to-remove-your-norton-products/Regards,John

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I made the mistake of searching copying cut and paste the nprotect folder onto my desktop and now i cant get rid of it...systemworks2003

I need to know where i got it from so i can try some suggestions to delete this pesky folder..
I dont seem to have the recycler folder

Can anyone help please
 

A:Nprotect folder

have you tried removing it through safe mode? just a thought....
 

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Does anyone know what NProtect is affiliated with? I assume, from the name, that it is Norton related and it could well be because I have Norton SystemWorks 2001 installed. Anyway, frequently when I boot up my SysTray will come up with only 2 icons: Volume and Microsoft Messenger Service. Clicking on Ctrl-Alt-Del reveals the problem as: NProtect (not responding). After I eliminate it by clickng on "End Task", then the SysTray resumes building. How can I eliminate the problem short of uninstalling Norton?
 

A:NProtect (not responding)

Hi cwilmot,
Go to start, run, type msconfig, click on the start up tab. See if Nprotect is checked. If it is close then find your Norton antivirus. Look to see if you have "Start auto protect at startup" checked. Hit apply and ok. Reboot and see if that works. I also use Norton and I think Auto protect is a good idea!
 

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I have a hidden system file called Recycler\NPROTECT that has a gazillion files in it. Most are DAT, but there are some APP, LOG and JOB types as well. I noticed it during virus check but couldn't find in via search. Finally unchecked "hide system folders" and there it was.

Now..What is this for? Can files be deleted? Any info is greatly appreciated.

Thanks

A:What is Recycler\NPROTECT?

Hello

Nprotect is part of Norton Utilities. (It replaces the default recycle bin.).
It prevents the user from accidentally deleting data from the PC and Recycle Bin.

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Hi:

I removed the resource hog, Norton AntiVirus 2003 from a Windows XP Professional SP1 machine at least 3 months ago.
(I now use Grisoft's AVG Anti-Virus Professional v7.0).

As many people are undoubtedly aware, Norton AntiVirus
(all variations), is an extremely tough application to completely remove from a system. Once you install it, it assumes the role of "Supreme Commander" as it asserts its unwieldy, elephantine carcass into the bowels of almost every facet of your computer.

I have been desperately attempting to remove the residual
sub-folder, "NTPROTECT" from Window's "RECYCLER" folder without any success. I'd appreciate any resolution to this problem.

Thanks in advance.

Griff
 

A:Dispicable Nprotect Folder

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My hard drive is always really close to full, so I'm constantly checking for ways to get clear up some extra space. Every time I do a search, there's always like a gig of .MOZ files in C:\RECYCLCER\NPROTECT. I see that these are files used by firefox, but why are the accumulating in this folder so fast? I've been cleaning it every couple of days and it keeps filling up.

My best guess right now is maybe it's something to do with utorrent? I have utorrent running all the time, but I don't see what it has to do with .MOZ files?

Thanks for any help.

A:.moz Files Accumulating In Nprotect Folder

.MOZ are Firefox temp files from browsing the web. When you clear them, likely by closing your browser, they end up in your Norton Protected recycle bin. They are a byproduct of surfing the web. Nothing more.

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I played CLOSEDBETA MIR3 and everything was fine no problems (apart from lag lol)
But had 2 uninstall that client & reinstall a PREOPENBETA version that included nprotect gameguard....now when i get to log in screen the graphics look corrupted ive disabled my antivirus, changed resolution, gone from 32bit to 16bit, updated my VIA/S3G UNICHROME IGP tried changing my graphic accelerator everything not working really need some help here as im not really familiar with tech stuff but am willing to try any suggestions you guys have was wondering if nprotect conflicting with something i have running but i dont know how to check that

thanks
 

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Using Windows XP Pro.

I'm putting this in the Windows forum because no Symantec product has been installed on this system since the Windows, Program Files and Documents and Settings folders were deleted and Windows was installed fresh and clean.

All that is currently installed is Windows XP Pro and all the available updates except IE7.

After doing the above-mentioned, I noticed a 1.8 Gigabyte C:\RECYCLER folder with an NPROTECT folder inside it. Long story short, I converted the file system to FAT32 and deleted the RECYCLER folder in DOS mode (not a DOS window--full DOS mode). Problem solved--I thought. It was indeed gone--until I restarted Windows. It was back; but, this time, it was just 498 Megs, still an annoyance.

I've tried suggestions from Microsoft's Knowledge Base that didn't work and other suggestions from other sites on the 'net that didn't work, including but not limited to the following:
RD /s /q \\?\C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT
RD /s /q C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT
RD /s /q \\?\C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT\*
RD /s /q \\?\C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT\*.*
RD /s /q C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT
RD /s /q C:\RECYCLER

Then I went into the Registry and there are no references whatsoever to either RECYCLER or NPROTECT.

I don't know how to edit the disk or I would try that. Besides, I don't think I have the tools for it.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Removing the RECYCLER\NPROTECT folder

Two methods I came across:
del \\?\c:\recycler\nprotect\*.*
rmdir /s \\?\C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT

Also...
Manual NProtect removal:
Remove registry entries:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{9a19966f-ae0e-4699-8cce-9b6f5f1c352c}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\typelib\{9a19966f-ae0e-4699-8cce-9b6f5f1c352c}
http://www.spywaredb.com/remove-nprotect/
 

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Hello there,
I recently attempted to defrag my computer but was unable to do so properly as there was only 6% free space. After viewing the report, I realized that there was folder called RECYCLER/NPROTECT that is the culprit. I did some internet searches and learned that others have had similar problems and that this is a hidden Norton file. I then restarted my computer and checked my memory and it seemed that the file disappeared and I had 65% free space. But, just as mysteriously, the file is back, and even larger, resulting in 0% disk space. I found a fix where someone went through DOS to locate the folder, but I'm simply not computer literate enough to attempt such a thing (the instructions were not detailed at all). Anyhoo, I'd like to be rid of this problem and was hoping that someone could help.

Here is my info:

System:
Microsoft Windows XP
Professional
Version 2002
Service Pack 2

Manufactured and Supported by:
PC
Intel(R)
Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz
2.39 GHz, 448 MB of RAM

Also, I believe that I might have contributed unknowingly to this problem by using CLEANSPACE ULTIMATE, which was recommended to me by a friend. Only after running this program and wiping free space did I notice the lack of free space problem (I only recently saw the warning in the Forum about the uselessness of registry cleaners). Also, my Norton is not up to date, and have no problems whatsoever of being done with Norton all together. I was hesitant to uninstall Norto... Read more

A:RECYCLER/NPROTECT--O% Free Space.

If your Norton isn't up-to-date then it's not really doing you a lot of good anyway. I say go ahead and uninstall Norton and see if that gets rid of it. If it doesn't then you can post that it didn't work and go from there.

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I uninstalled Norton AntiVirus a while ago, but forgot to disable Norton Protected Recycle Bin first. During the uninstall, I get the message "Uninstall completed. Some elements could not be removed. You should manually remove items related to the applications".

I've deleted all Norton/Symantec directories, run RegEdit and deleted all references to NProtect - except HKLM\System\Controlset001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_NPROTECTSERVICE which I'm unable to delete.

I've checked Services as well as the MSConfig startup, and there's no reference to the NProtect Service, so I'm pretty sure it's not running on the computer.

The problem is when I try deleting the NPROTECT subdirectory under the \RECYCLER directory on all drives. I get an error message when trying, saying "Cannot delete 00000001.: Cannot find the specified file". \RECYCLER\NPROTECT contains filenames from 00000001. to 00228842. with no filename extension, and even though the files show up in Explorer with size and other attributes, they cannot be referenced in any way with other file manipulation commands.

Does anybody have a solution to this problem, so I can free up disk space on all my drives by being able to delete the NPROTECT subdirectories?

A:Can't delete RECYCLER\NPROTECT after uninstalling NAV

See if this link will get you started

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT...03111409501936

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I booted up my system this morning and noticed a bunch of my exe programs were not where they should be in my start menu, and someshortcut links therin were busted. Futher, an icon in my system tray was also missing. After some searching, I found them floating inside C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT with numerical names. I am not entirely savvy about where everything is supposed to go, so I made initial guesses about where they were supposed to be and sent a short handful to their new locations after renaming them. But there are still more in the folder I have no clue about. I had made an IM and was told it could be a virus, and to do an HJT scan, but not to fix anything. I am running Windows XP SP1 (I won't gt SP2 till Febuary when I am pretty sure they will have debugged it to California and back).

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 6:04:46 PM, on 12/1/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGNT.EXE
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.e... Read more

A:Broken .lnk and exe's turning up in C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT

ABout the only thing that "sticks out" is this entry to Fix in HJT:

O16 - DPF: {15AD4789-CDB4-47E1-A9DA-992EE8E6BAD6} - http://public.windupdates.com/get_f...21 28cb624e1ee

Let's have a deeper look.....

Download: StartDreck (http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/StartDreck.zip).

Unzip to its own folder and start the program:
Press 'Config'
Press 'Mark All'

UN-Check the following boxes only:
NT Kernel.....
NT Services
Press 'Ok'

Press 'Save' and select the location to save the log file (default is the same folder as the application)

Post the log in this thread.

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G'day All,partners PC.....XP, SP3...all updated. REmoved Norton 360, in order to Install Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)Uninstall went well...used Norton Removal Tool.....rebooted....all good.However.....used TreeSize, and noted that C:\Recycler\NProtect is still present and is absorbing a humungous 26 GB of valuable space.......this keeping of recycled crap is not necessary as we use a backup plan to guard against any mistakes.read an article on BC here..http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic56202.html and the run command ...rmdir /s \\?\C:\RECYCLER\NPROTECT returns 'windows cannot find rmdir. make re you typed correctly etc etcClues or advice PleaseBrian

A:Removing C:\Recycler\NProtect after Norton removal (26GB !!)

Hi Brian

Have you tried running Ccleaner or TFC?

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I prefer to use System Mechanic's defrag tool to others I've used, yet when I make the attempt, I get the message that essentially says that I have to disable the 'nprotect' function of Norton Systemworks. I have tried to disable in every way I know, but to no avail. Any help here?
 

A:Disabling 'nprotect' of Norton Systemworks so as to run System Mechanic defrag tool

maybe restart into safe mode and try running System Mechanic defrag from there? i don't think Systemworks will be loaded in safe mode so I'm guessing 'nprotect' will not be running.
 

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Hello.I came home from work today and noticed that my computer was running much slower than normal. I noticed a new shortcut on the desktop and asked my son what it was.He had installed a game called Shaiya earlier in the day. A program called GameGuard was also automatically installed with the game. After looking into both of these subjects it seems that the GameGuard program is problematic for many people and I am now assuming that it is what has made the sudden change in my computers speed. It also seems that uninstalling the programs is difficult and involves manually modifying registry items. I am not comfortable doing this and I am posting this topic to get some professional help. The only other info in this forum I could find on this topic mentioned needing to post a HJT log so that is what I am doing here.Below I have pasted the following txt files per the instructions in the forum intro. I hope I have done this right.1. Kapersky scan results.2. DSS results 13. DSS results 2.Thanks in advance for your help and I look forward to hearing from you.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------KASPERSKY ONLINE SCANNER 7 REPORT Tuesday, June 10, 2008 Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600) Kaspersky Online Scanner 7 version: 7.0.25.0 Program database last update: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 02:24:21 Records in database: 849818--------------------------------------------------------------------... Read more

A:Gameguard

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days, please post a new HijackThis log. Thank you for your patience.If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped.

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anyone know how to fix the gameguard 104 error? I needa restart my computer everytime i close the game. =/ its pretty annoyin
 

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hello so there is this gameguard application for games basically any game using GamGuard protection when I press to launch it says "GameGuard initial error please kill any other conflict apps and restart the game" do you have any ideas?

Thank you waiting for answer
 

A:GameGuard

http://www.gameguard.co.kr/eng/FAQ_500.htm

Try this maybe...
 

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found a bunch of different worms,dialers and spyware used housecall free scan to find them froze up trying to delete them.I have used all most all the free scaners and spyware removers i have seen on this site.they got rid of some things but not as many as i saw on housecall.downloaded kaspersky internet security 7 the firewall blocked 7 attemets from the same worm in one day .not sure if im ok or not but i though i would post this log.as i am typing this i have had 2 new warnigs from my firewall.03/10/2007 10:35:33 PM Intrusion.Win.MSSQL.worm.Helkern 220.168.198.58 UDP 143403/10/2007 10:36:40 PM Intrusion.Win.MSSQL.worm.Helkern 61.153.194.138 UDP 143 kaspersky just did a startup scan found backdoor win32 again.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:30:38 AM, on 04/10/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\a-squared Anti-Malware\a2service.exeC: ... Read more

A:Trojan Program Backdoor.win32.mirc-based C:\recycled\nprotect\00000036.exe

ive done changes to my puter if this could be deleted.sorry do not know how to get rid of post.

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Ok, so I go into any game with nProtect GameGuard (FlyFF, ijji Gunz) and I get the same two errors when GameGuard tries to Authenticate.

"Program Error
GameMon.des.exe has generated errors and will be closed by
Windows. You will need to restart the program
An error log is being created."

"GameGuard execute error : 114
GameGuard initialization error. Try rebooting and executing the game or close the program considered to cause a collision."

Now of course the first thing I do is restart the program, then reboot and try again, after that didn't work I closed all other applications that I could, when that failed I looked around and found out it could be a virus, used Spy Sweeper and cleared 3 trojans that AVG didn't know existed, and I still get the errors when I try to start the game.

My drivers are up to date, I've turned off my Anti-virus, I've remade accounts, and yet it still doesn't run.

I've played before, so I know the games work, but here are my specs anyways.

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System Information
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Time of this report: 8/27/2007, 14:18:53
Machine name: PARADYME-UHL9Y8
Operating System: Windows 2000 Professional (5.0, Build 2195) Service Pack 4
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: INTELR
System Model: AWRDACPI
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 1024MB RAM
Page File: 430MB used, 2030MB available
Window... Read more

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I get it when I play ANY game using Gameguard, such as Soldier Front or Maple Story..

It tells me to close the application causing the problem. What am I supposed to do?
 

A:Gameguard error 114?

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This is a heads up for anyone playing games that run Gameguard, such as Maplestory Mabinogi or Gunbound.
For anyone who read my thread a few days ago, my computer was crashing during gameplay of a few games, Maplestory most notably. The probably was diagnosed as and agreed apon by the responses as a Graphics Card overheat error, which concerned me as it hasn't happened before. I may now have found the problem, to which I would like to inform my fellow gamers.

The problem started when my girlfriend's brand new computer started having the same issue last night out of the blue. I decided to scour the web for possible problems with the game. I found a thread somewhere describing an error with gameguard BSODing when there was a critical error in the program. Doing more homework, I found out that gameguard's error handler is tied right into the kernal process of windows and activated a BSOD instead of crashing just the game. Wondering what could have possibly done that, I decided to check gameguard's website WHEN I remembered: I have other gameguard games.

I uninstalled them all(including maplestory) did a system search for gameguard anything and manually deleted it. Ran CCleaner to get rid of leftover files(probably was unneccesary). Redownloaded Maplestory and ran the program. It's been running(and still is) error free for the last hour and a half(twice as long as I've made it in the last 3 weeks). I was gonna try it on my girlfriend's compute... Read more

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Yea, I get that whenever I try to play a game involving GameGuard (mainly Ijji games).
Any ideas?
 

A:Gameguard error 114?

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:Hello,Well when i play a free mmo game like flyff and gunbound then i try to logg in and after i log in either 30 secs or 1 min later it shutsdown and i have to restart my computer after this happens. This only happens when then game uses nprotect gameguard. please help
 

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i got some problems regarding with my online game with is RANONLINE which has game guard, the game guard keeps giving me error 100 as i search at internet they sey it is a VIRUS thats why i came up in here. i had removed and installed the game many times, i had scanned my pc using norton, then which to avira but still problem exist. then i found this combo fix and run it. then it gives me the log after combo fix has finished. BUT still problem exist. please help me. i don't know what to do..

A:GAMEGUARD ERROR 100

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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hi all the problems i have occur with game gaurd on such games as albatross18,and rakion.

as for both of these games there was a time when i was able to play them, then gradualy i started to get errors and no longer could play.

rakion loads up the nprotect/gameguard then acts like its going to start but i get no screen or anything.then when i try to run it again it says "the game is overlapped,or gamegaurd is already in execution.Please try again after you terminate the game" or this "this is game guard initilization error.please try again after you re-boot or close any other program that may be coliding" well ive checked and the game isnt running, and no processes of the game or gameguard are running,and i also cant find anything that would colide with it.. some people said it might be spyware of some sort,but i scanned with 3 different programs and im clean according to them.

any help is appreciated thank you
 

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Hi hi.So I play ijji's Gunz: The Duel. I tried playing Exteel (both of which games use Nprotect GameGuard). Exteel's gameguard would always come up with an error message, and as such, I couldn't play the game. So I gave up on it, and went back to Gunz. It seems the Gunz gameguard was overwritten with the Exteel gameguard, as the same error message now occured whenever I tried to play Gunz.So I uninstalled Exteel, reinstalled Gunz, deleted GameGuard, only to find that GameGuard is, in fact, a rootkit, and all that technical stuff is beyond me.So I deleted the GameGuard that installs with Gunz, knowing that upon trying to play the game, it would re-download and reinstall (with the hopes of re-overwriting Exteel's gameguard), but it came up with an error message saying:"GameGuard initialization error. Try rebooting and executing the game or close the program considered to cause a collision."Basically, I want to be able to play Gunz: The Duel again, without formatting my computer.Here are my DSS Logs:Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Brian Collins on 2008-04-13 12:18:17Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --75: 2008-04-13 04:18:32 UTC - RP852 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point74: 2008-04-12 08:23:15 UTC - RP851 - Syst... Read more

A:Gameguard Clash

Hello WyreZI apologize for the delay in response as we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.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 (C... Read more

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I'm trying to play Trickster Online. It has never worked since I installed it a few weeks ago and their tech support never answered my email. It has this anti-hacking software called nProtect Gameguard. You have to go through its updating process in order to play. The problem is I keep getting error 380 and so it exits. Every guide I find is in bad English (nProtect is Korean) and doens't tell you how to fix it. I'm not using a proxy or anything. Can anyone help me out?
 

A:GameGuard error 380

Look at this forum maybe they can help you out.
http://flyff.gpotato.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=2977&start=225&sid=f4b64f3f8ddfdf2e5e0d146edce05e4f
 

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guys i have like 2 weeks wit this error i cant fix it.
i play soldier front when is loading the game appear this message
"game guard initialization. try rebooting nd executing the game or close
the program considered colliton"

ps: i shut down my firewall reinstall again the game no works.
os: win xp
 

A:error gameguard 114

i dunno....maybe you have a file on your computer it doesn't like.....try scanning your computer for viruses......if you have a file that may look like a virus, as several hacks do so, sometimes anti-cheat systems will cut you off.

or you may have an external process it may not like...

i really don't know otherwise...
uninstall...
manually make sure all lthe files are deleted
and reinstall
..... i dunno otherwise.
 

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As of yesterday any games that have Game Guard do not work. They all give me error message 114.

The games I play with gameguard are Grand Chase and Gunz. I have contacted my ISP, Dell and the game providers via help desk. My ISP and Dell said it was the game, Gunz said it was my computer, I haven't recieved a response from Grand Chase.

Now, I have tried all solutions I have found on the internet. I do not have a firewall. Nothing has changed since the day before yesterday on my computer. It happened over night basically, when my computer wasn't even on.

I do have AVG anti-virus, however that NEVER caused this before. I've been playing this games along side AVG for a long time. I even have AVG disabled when I play, it still doesn't work.
It is really frustrating me, and honestly I am really tempted to throw this computer out my door.
 

A:GameGuard Error 114

I would try contacting the game provider..........

and then again you could get bumped up to a level 3 tech that still knows less than you lol
 

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Hi guys, I recently started playing Trickster Online again and was upset to find out that their version of nProtect GameGuard won't let me use internet browsers while it's running. I was hoping someone would be able to help me out and I hope this problem is fixable. Thanks in advance, and by the way I'm using my laptop.
 

A:GameGuard on Vista

http://global.nprotect.com/GGP_download/index.php?user_lang=en

hope this helps you

its the website for it where you should be able to download the program and update the game files from there (if its anything like battlefield 2 and punkbuster)

I dont play the game nor any games that use it but from what i see thats what I gather
 

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So when I play games like CrossFire... well online games that has to do with Gameguard it doesnt work! Can someone HELP ME!
HERE'S WHAT HAPPENS(CrossFire and this happens on other MMO's to) : First I start the game, then wait for it then then the GameGuard BOX pops up. It tell's that gameguard is Loading. Then AFTER the box dissappears, THIS another box appears's saying nothing. No text or anything, the only option i could do is "OK". So I press "OK" and It leads me to the gameguard website saying an error (114) occured! I've try EVERYTHING (suggestion) it says to do but NONE of them WORK!
SO PLEASE HELP!!! THX

 

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ok so you've heard of gunz etc etc and how while launching Gunz.exe it also starts up gameguard.exe anti hacking prevention system created by ijji to well...prevent hackers, now dont say to shut down gamguard cause u cant run gunz without it. Anyways they've jsut recently upgraded gameguard because of some bugs etc, and ever since over 70% of gunz players have been experiencing FPS lag. now heres the link of the gunzfactor forum. its just to give u an overview of the main program, (already linked to the main thread about it) and everyone has already mention that it isn't the CPU of video card its something with the gameguard anti-virus, but maybe you guys might know?

link: http://www.gunzfactor.com/forums/f43..._lag_come.html

thanks again xD

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Hello,

A couple of weeks ago, I installed wolfteam on my computer, started playing and when I finish playing and get back to the desktop, I cannot open any programs anymore, cannot open my computer or anything. When I double click icons, nothing happens.

I thought it was the game, so I uninstalled and reinstalled with the same problem.

Yesterday, I downloaded 2 new games, Huxley and Pandora saga, both games and wolfteam all come with gameguard. And all these games now do the same thing when I close them. So I guess the problem was not with wolfteam, but rather with gameguard, maybe I'm just jumping to conclusions...

I have over 50 games installed on my computer, online and single player games, and the only 3 games that use gameguard give me this problem.

I did not try uninstalling gameguard and reinstalling because im not sure if I would have to redownload and reinstall the whole games by doing that, Huxley is 4GB, I do not want to redownload if not necessary.

So to repeat myself, the problem is that I cannot open any programs, or windows or do anything anymore on my computer after I close the games. My desktop is there, everything is normal, I can open the start menu, but that's about it.

I tried to attach my Dxdiag file, but it wouldn't let me, so let me know what info you need on my computer other than what I will give...

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System Information
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Time of this report: 8/8/2009, 01:16:42
Machine name: FASHION-FREAK
Oper... Read more

A:Issue with games with gameguard...

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Hi!

I am new here and I have a problem. I have recently installed Cabal Online and after playing it I noticed something was not right. After trying to find a solution I have decided to uninstall the game and forget about it but then I found out on the internet that GameGuard, which this game uses, is a rootkit and thus a threat to my and my computer's security. I read you have to manually remove it from the computer so I followed some instructions. I deleted the GameGuard folder after uninstalling the game and I also found npptnt2.dll and nppt9x.vxd files but I can't find the place in registry all those people on the internet mentioned. Is it possible that there is nothing left of GameGuard? How big a threat is GameGuard really? Can you please help or give information or something? You would make a guy's life easyer

P.S. I believe that when I found this site & forum I found a goldmine. I bet there is a lot of good information here

A:How Can I Completely Remove Gameguard?

If there is a "rootkit" on your computer, the best chance of finding it and removing it is by posting a Hijack This log.Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below. DO NOT post the log in this forum.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

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I try to launch the game and it was fine then when it try to start it pop up 380 error and http://www.gameguard.co.kr/gameguard/faq/eng/FAQ_3xx.html I tried to reinstall but it didn't work. I have two laptop and both have the same problem I dont know if it was a network problem or not. please help me fix the problemT_T
 

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So here's this game Ran Online and I have Windows 8 Pro 32-bit.

I always get this error saying that there are programs that conflict with gameguard. I already allowed the game and the gameguard.des and gamemon.des in windows defender and firewall. And I also allowed the entire drive.

So any idea what would these programs be that conflict with game guard?

Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 8 Gameguard Error

I am assuming Game Guard is anti-cheat software for the game just like S4 League's xtrap.

It is dangerous to allow the whole drive and I recommend you undo that. The bad news you can't do anything until they update Game Guard to work with Windows 8

Similar case happen with xtrap and within a month they updated to allow Windows 8.

I am assuming and I don't know Game Guard is thinking your cheating because it only checks the approve OS in its definitions list and windows 8 is not on it.

You can probably sent a email to the company or post on their forums or send a ticket to get them to make a small update to add Windows 8 as a approve OS

I think the actual game runs fine if it ran in Windows 7 just the anti-cheat software needs a update.

The Ticket page:
RAN WORLD : The Frontier of Ran Online

Forum page:
RAN WORLD : The Frontier of Ran Online

Check there.

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I am sick and tired of this worthless security software. I used to play Mabinogi, a Korean MMO from Nexon, and of course they use that infernal GameGuard BS. Fool that I was, I tolerated its presence since I liked the game more than most. Well, trust me, I paid for it. Who knows how much it has altered the registry.

Worse, it has disabled my keyboard! I use Vista and a Logitech Wave Keyboard. Once in a while, Mabinogi fails to load up and I see a white screen instead of the title. My mouse works but my keyboard is disabled and I have to do a hard reboot. Upon reboot, it still doesn't work. I switch the USB to another port... voila, it works. But it will never work for that previous port again!

I didn't suspect anything until it happened a second time. Now I have two ports on my PC that refuse to work with my keyboard. Any other device works fine, just not the keyboard. This is BS of the highest degree.

I can only guess that it has modified my registry in some way, but I don't even know where to begin. Can anyone help me recover the use of my two USB ports for the keyboard?
 

A:GameGuard killing my keyboard and USB

I've since uninstalled Mabinogi, deleted the GameGuard folder, deleted the two hidden files it inserted into my system folder and deleted a registry key to no avail. Someone has suggested that GameGuard is using an "input hook", which I've never heard of.
 

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DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Santero Famiglia at 12:08:38.85 on Sun 05/03/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.895.367 [GMT 8:00]

AV: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\eRAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\sm56hlpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SysMonitor.exe
C:\Genius\ioCentre\gTaskBar.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 3\AWC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe
C:\Genius\ioCentre\gMouseTask.exe
C:\Genius\ioCentre\gKbdTask.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer WLAN 11g USB Dongle\ZDWlan.exe
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A:Need Help. The GameGuard is not working properly.

I dont know if this is a addtional information, but when I start my PC, before the Windows logo there appear a two choice: Microsoft Windows Recovery console and Microsoft XP Media Center Edition(this is the highlighted one). it automatically choice the highlighted for 1-2 secs mabye.

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Ok so i was playing this game called 2moons for about a month it was awesome and i got addicted to it. its kinda like WOW but free. so anyway, one i clicked the launcher and it did nothing for awhile then a error poped up and said connection error. i was like ok w/e and tried again the same thing happened. so i decided to just play a different game. and i tried to log into it (Gunz Online hosted by ijji.com) and it came up with a connection error as well it said "Gameguard execute error 380 failed to connect to gameguard update server. please try again later or check personal firewall settings" so i tried again later (1.5 weeks now) and im still getting that message. i did some research on this to try and fix the problem all the sites i went to said to turn off my firewall while playing the game so i turned it off and i still get the same msg. they also said to delete gameguard and when u run the game again it will update it and ull b fine. that also didnt work. I would be really really greatful if some1 knew how to fix this and tell me. thanks!
 

A:gameguard error 380 (2 moons)

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So i went to play maplestory last night and well it did not work my internet connection was excellant but the game would not connect it would not even show the adveirtisment. I installed and reinstalled but that did not work in case my comp has not been updated but i have an acer aspire 5100 vista

Plz Help
 

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Well, this computer is about 2 weeks old, and whenever i try to play games that use gameguard, gameguard gets to the point were it exits, and the game is supposed to load up, but when gameguard exits, my computer freezes up, completely, i cant do anything on it, i have to manually re-boot it using the power button. ~_~

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I just switch from windows 7 ultimate to windows 8 pro, my problem is I can't run ragnarok online and every time I open ragnarok online the gameguard always has a problem.. It says gameguard error 114.. Any update on this? Any fix?

A:gameguard error 114 can't run ragnarok online

I don't think GameGuard has updated their anti-cheat system to work with Windows 8 yet.

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Each time I start up a game that uses GameGuard, my PC BSODs before the actual game is loaded.
The BSOD that seems to occur when it happens is 0x000000D6 and the file that causes it is dump_wmimmc.sys.

I have tried uninstalling the games and re-installing them, which does not fix the BSOD.

A:BSOD playing game that uses gameguard

Hi fuzzah,

Your logs show dump_wmimmc.sys:


Code:

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* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck D6, {fffff980613b7000, 1, fffff88008438124, 0}
Unable to load image \??\C:\Program Files\PHANTASYSTARONLINE2
\pso2_bin\GameGuard\dump_wmimmc.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dump_wmimmc.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dump_wmimmc.sys
Faulting Driver: dump_wmimmc.sys
Related to GameGuard: Usually buried deep in a game's folder structure.
For example: C:\gPotato\GV Online Eg\GameGuard\dump_wmimmc.sys

Suggested Action:

I suggest removing any games that utilize Gameguard from your system.
The developers didn't store the driver in the proper place (C:\Windows\System32\drivers)
nor did they name it using a normal convention:
(the dump_ prefix is usually reserved for copies that the OS makes of storage drivers in case of a crash)

As Gameguard is integrated into the games, this is the only remedy to stop the BSOD's.

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I'm posting here because I'm not getting any response on the Virus Malware board. I play an online game from GamesCampus, and I had to install Gameguard. I constantly get error messages from AVG.
avwsc.exe encountered a problem and needs to close
Exception in modul AVGNT.EXE
I turned off Avira while I play this game, but I still get booted out of a game all of a sudden, with error messages from Gameguard. I tried several solutions from gameguard and nothing seems to correct this problem. Initially I thought I had a virus, which I still don't know. Then I thought it may be a conflict with my antivirus. Now I am so frustrated and don't know where to turn to figure this out. My girlfriend has the same set up as me, Avira free, and gameguard, and she plays the same game but has never had this problem. The only difference is she has ZoneAlarm firewall, and I'm using Wins firewall.

I am attaching the DxDiag report.
Thank you I hope someone can help.
 

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Hi I'm not sure if this should be posted in the games section, but it seems more like a virus is causing an issue in this case.

When I run Iris online, a new mmorpg which uses gameguard hack protection, nothing else but the game can connect to the internet. Prior to gameguard loading I can use either browser (IE or firefox) and they work absolutely fine.

However this all stops after I load the game, yet I can still connect to the game and it runs, but nothing else can connect to the internet despite being able to ping websites and that works and the internet says it is connected but never loads a page.

One or two times however I could run the browser and load sites fine whilst playing Iris and gameguard was running then too, but these times are rare and often when i close the game, the browsers stop working.

This only happens on this one game using gameguard, other times in the past playing other mmos with the same hack protection it worked fine. A simple way to fix this would be to stop playing the game, but it's a really fun game! Also another reason why I'm concerned and want to get to the bottom of this issue is no one else i spoke to on the game has this problem so it must be something wrong with my computer which I would like to fix.

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Any time I'm playing Rose i'll be able to play fine for an hour or so and then suddenly i get an error. It closes out the game and has a pop-up that says Gameguard Initialize Error 230. Don't know if this helps but im using Zonealarm and i didnt know if i had to add a Gameguard file to my firewall possibly? Not sure, just looking for some help because its frustrating.
 

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I got this recently
i have tried to change UAC, redownload gameguard, turnoff anti-virus and turnoff firewall and i still don't have any clue how to solve this problem
Problem Event Name:    BEX64
  Application Name:    GameMon64.des
  Application Version:    2015.10.15.1
  Application Timestamp:    56205b36
  Fault Module Name:    nvinitx.dll
  Fault Module Version:    9.18.13.2702
  Fault Module Timestamp:    521fbdfc
  Exception Offset:    000000000000d88d
  Exception Code:    c0000417
  Exception Data:    0000000000000000
  OS Version:    6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1
  Locale ID:    3081
  Additional Information 1:    4d78
  Additional Information 2:    4d786dbd8016c944ddbb1e4ed4cbc217
  Additional Information 3:    000f
  Additional Information 4:    000fd2bb259f66c51b9642e16359ca20

thanks in advance to those tried to solve this problem

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Im 19 years old, i live in massachussetts, and im fairly good managing a computer.
Recently, ive been having this problem with GameGuard. Gameguard is a program used to prevent hacking, using 3rd party programs in a game etc. Ive downloaded 2 different kinds of games that have gameguard. the first is darkeden. Darkeden is a low memory, not very good graphics kind of game. Im running a Dell pent4 2.66ghz 512 ram Nvidea GeForce FX 4200 - 128. Whenever i try and start this game, after Nguard runs, it brings me to a blue screen of death, every time. It gives me the error 0x0000008e. This is supposedly a graphical error. maybe hardware isnt installed properly and whatnot. Ive tried a lot of different things to try and correct this problem. Ive come to the conclusion it is not my graphics card. Ive reinstalled the driver.. updated .. everything. Now lets move on... bear w/ me for a second. I also play another game called Lineage 2 w/ a few buddies on a private server. This game puts my graphic driver to its limits. Still runable tho.... Now letss move onto the other game. The other game is called Silkroad Online. I just downloaded this game and found that it has Nguard on it. This game also gives me the same error. If i can run a game that creates much more graphics, why wouldnt i be able to play this. Ive come to that maybe theres something wrong with some other part of my computer... To try and correct this, i turned off write debugging information. Now all that happens when i tr... Read more

A:Gameguard Blue Screen Of deaths Issue

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It all started last night, Some of my google searches (not all) get re-directed and any game i try to run that uses GameGuard (anti cheat program) wont load. All this happened after i went to download Americas Army 3 from their site last night. Ran all scans (SpyBot, AVG, and AdWare) and nothing showed up. I also noticed, my System Restore is on, but all my Restore points are gone! You guys helped me before....let do it again!

Here's my DDS.txt


DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Shane at 13:00:08.90 on Mon 06/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2558.1852 [GMT -4:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
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A:Searches re-directing, GameGuard wont load

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i really have no idea what to do about this one... malwarebytes didnt find it i did the full scan and the fast scan (both after most recent update).
i got hijackthis but i really dont wanna mess with it alone..

a friend suggested the use of combofix (did that but it didnt seem to change anything..).

ohh forgot to mention - it only happens when im trying to run an online game through the ijji reactor, gameguard loads and than it finds this virus and the shutdown thingy start (with 60sec timer) bcuz of "c:\windows\system32\services.exe" and some others.

sry for the messy post, thx allot in advance.

A:Gameguard finds a virus and begins "system shutdown"

--bump--, running on winXP 32 bit pro

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Hello, Past 1 Year, I've had a problem. Sometimes When I play game that uses Gameguard, Pictures of the character/Font/Etc disappears/Reappears. If I have play games with another different kind of Anti hacking system, There would be no disappearing font/Character/bars.

Screenshot

Shot at 2007-07-20

This screenshot there's a disappearing Charcarter

http://img404.imageshack.us/my.php?image=maple0007dl9.jpg

Blur Bar

http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/3866/maple0003pg7.jpg

Disappearing
 

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Hi, you guys helped me save this computer from a string of really annoying BSODs a year ago and it's been great since, although I can't seem to find the actual thread. Anyway I've been trying to play this game, Phantasy Star Online 2

However, every time I try to start it and GameGuard finishes initializing/updating, I get a BSOD. The actual BSOD that pops up doesn't say the actual error message, but from BlueScreenView, it says PAGE_FAULT BEYOND_END_OF_ALLOCATION.

This is a BSOD that can be reproduced every time I start the game, although I recently did a system restore to before GameGuard was installed and thus deleted the later mini-dumps, but I still have one from an earlier attempt 11 days ago. Other than the PSO2 BSODs, this computer has had zero problems, especially when playing other games like Warframe and Path of Exile.

I can kinda guess and say that GameGuard is to blame, but I'd like an expert opinion on what is behind these BSODs, and if possible, try and get this game working so I can play.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that I was able to play this game on this same PC when it had Vista, before I upgraded to Windows 7.

A:BSOD when starting Phantasy Star Online 2. GameGuard?

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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck CD, {fffff98017ed1000, 1, fffff80002cce7bb, 0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for dump_wmimmc.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for dump_wmimmc.sys

Could not read faulting driver name
Probably caused by : dump_wmimmc.sys ( dump_wmimmc+24c5b )

Followup: MachineOwner
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This is a known problem with GameGuard on Windows 7 & 8. I recommend uninstalling the game as there is no known fix.

Info:
Driver Reference Table - dump_wmimmc.sys

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So after not playing for awhile I decided to redownload everything and after that I got a problem.

(Excluding the fact DC is now owned by GC and my lvl 50 account was deleted >.>)

After you press play and it goes through Nguard and does it's normal installation of files as soon as that opens windows 7 comes up with the error you usally get when application stops working.

"Nguard Game Launcher has stopped working, Attempting to fix and find solutions"

It does not do this anymore but it does come up with the image I have said with the error 3221225477.

Just to inform some of you who do not know what NGuard/GameGuard is, it is a game protection application that is ran to PREVENT hacking the game so it's not the game that doesn't work it's the NGuard/GameGuard that is not updating or causing something to stop. Again this is something that's force-runned via game start this is the problem I am having not with Drift City the game.

Now I don't know whether Windows is stopping it or it's not updating properly I'm not sure.

Something in Windows 7 is causing the program to stop processing.. Has anyone else had this same problem specifically and fixed it?

P.S (Checked Nguard Stickies for this and didn't find the error discussed correct me if I'm wrong)

I'd really like to play this again but this is stopping me from playing..

Until this is fixed I can't play DC or GUNZ

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A:GameGuard Execute Error: 3221225477 (Drift City)

I fixed it all i had to do was disable uac!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Hi normally my internet works fine, that is I can connect to pages and they load without trouble in both firefox and internet explorer or anything else that uses the internet.

However, I recently downloaded a new game called IRIS online which uses a hack protection called gameguard which apparently acts like a rootkit.

Now whenever I run the game, it will connect to the game but restricts anything else that uses the internet from working. So when the game is running, I can ping sites and still get a response as the internet is still connected, but pages never load in internet explorer or firefox until I reboot the computer.

A reboot fixes it and there is nothing else that is wrong with my connection (afaik) other than that when gameguard runs, nothing else wants to work.

Apparently other people are fine with gameguard and it doesn't affect them at all so I'm looking for some help as to why it stops my internet from working!

If anyone could help I'd greatly appreciate it thanks

here are my ipconfig/all results if needed:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\User>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : User-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : lan

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 3:
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A:Solved: Internet connected but won't load pages after gameguard starts

How did u fix this problem as i have the same
 

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Hey guys, always when I play a game which GameGuard has been put to prevent hacks, it always comes up with this Windows Host Process Error. When GameGuard launches, an error pops up and says "Host process has stopped working and will close". The game still works but I'm wondering if this is a problem. It seems nothing is affected by this error, however I would still like to get rid of it because it basically spams my event log with a bunch of error logs. I am running Windows Vista Home Premium.
 

A:Host Process For Windows Services Has Stopped Working - GameGuard Problem

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