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I was sent a file that was spose to be a APP on playstation burning, stay away from this file. Now I cant get into to my control panel I cant remove programs, my zip files are unreadable....... nothin! It doesnt seem like a virus. Its like a nonremoveable .EXE Can someone help me!!!!!!!!

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I was sent a file that was spose to be a APP on playstation burning, stay away from this file. Now I cant get into to my control panel I cant remove programs, my zip files are unreadable....... nothin! It doesnt seem like a virus. Its like a nonremoveable .EXE Can someone help me!!!!!!!!

I think you did get yourself a virus.....

Have you updated your virus program and scanned yet?

http://housecall.antivirus.com/

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So each time I factory reset, I?m somehow still using a developer windows 10 phone.. So I can?t download language pack for the sms keyboard and so on.. it won?t fix itself. What can I do? Because I?ve tried a lot: reading online etc.
I just want windows phone to not suck, but it totally sucks.. . I?ve never encountered this much hazel, even once, when setting up an iPhone. people can bash apple for their high pricing, I do too, but windows phone is not user friendly! %#"%&!"$/%%$CS

can't you go to the insiders app and opt out of insider builds? and/or, go to MS insider website, and unenroll? then, reset again.

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I just purchased a new HP desktop, INtel core 2 Quad processor, 64 bit performance with 8gb of ram, 1 Terrabyte hard drive. It came with Vista home premium 64 bit edition. I had previously purchased Vista Ultimate for a laptop that no longer works. When I downloaded Vista Ultimate I put in the 32 bit instead of the 64.....I am not able to do a restore to go back to the way I purchased it. I am not very computer savvy. Can anyone please help??? Thank you. And what would be the down fall for keeping the 32 bit installed (somone had told me I wouldn't be using the full capicity of the computer) Thanks again.

Originally Posted by cmb1966

I just purchased a new HP desktop, INtel core 2 Quad processor, 64 bit performance with 8gb of ram, 1 Terrabyte hard drive. It came with Vista home premium 64 bit edition. I had previously purchased Vista Ultimate for a laptop that no longer works. When I downloaded Vista Ultimate I put in the 32 bit instead of the 64.....I am not able to do a restore to go back to the way I purchased it. I am not very computer savvy. Can anyone please help??? Thank you. And what would be the down fall for keeping the 32 bit installed (somone had told me I wouldn't be using the full capicity of the computer) Thanks again.

32bit will only see 4gigs of ram and usually only be able to use abt 3.3 its also a bit slower depending on how you use it. when changing from one OS format (32bit) to another (64bit) it has to be a clean install.

Now about restoring you may have a backup there and available but since you are 32 bit and it isnt you cant use it. If you were to reinstall vista 64 it probably be available

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Hello

I have setup every application to "ask me before checking for updates",

Even when I am not using any brower, email or any opther application, I notice that my lights on my modem are blinking quite fast... that is something is being downloded. It has been going on for quite sometime.

How do I find out what is being downloded (or uploaded)?

I use
toshiba laptop
window 7 prof
IE9
MS office 2010
Internet secuirity (antivirus, etc ...) from Bell
Thank you very much

And you have no browser open? And check for new email only infrequently?

You could try disconnecting from the modem and see if any program complains.

In Network Connections right click on your connection and select Status. Watch the Bytes sent and received to get an idea of the upload vs download and how much.

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I was working trying to fix my DVDFab express tonight, and I was using a keygenerator... bad I know... but anyways, I ended up downloading and installing something that made my desktop wallpaper go to white and flicker... THe program initiated a msdos looking window with an error message that asked me if I wanted to abort... I couldn't choose anything and had to reboot... that's when I found it had erased my wallpaper and I couldn't get it fixed.. i knew it was some kind of malicious program...

so i came to you guys and I have followed all your steps... My wallpaper is back and I think I have gotten rid of most stuf, but my computer is still running kind of weird, slow, just not the same....

I have ran Adaware SE Personal, Spybot, Notron Anti-Virus, Kapersky Online Scanner, CWShredder, and Spyware Blaster... Please see if something else is on there...

Thanks Guys!!!!

Here is my HijackThis log...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:32:05 AM, on 12/31/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should 'not' have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

1. Install Ewido Security Suite.
2. When installing, under 'Additional Options' uncheck:
* Install background guard
* Install scan via context menu
3. Launch Ewido, there should be an icon on your desktop, double click it.
4. The program will now open to the main screen.
5. When you run Ewido for the first time, you will get a warning 'Database could not be found!'. Click OK. We will fix this in a moment.
6. You will need to update Ewido to the latest definition files.
* On the left hand side of the main screen click update.
* Then click on Start Update.
7. The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed. The status bar at the bottom will display 'Update successful'.
8. Exit Ewido. DO NOT scan yet.

Restart your computer and boot into Safe Mode (if you d... Read more

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i downloaded a thing i thought was safe but turns out my mcafee site advisor and mcafee software let a trojan get on my computer. it the TrojanDownloader:WIN32/zlob.ZWC. microsoft malicious software tool detects it but wont remove it. mcafee dont detect it at all.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

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So I downloaded something and although avast said it blocked a trojan/virus, I just want to sure my PC is safe/clean. Think you guys can help me out?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5
Scan saved at 7:10:11 PM, on 2/5/2016
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.18163)

FIREFOX: 42.0 (x86 en-US)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Users\Gene\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe

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alright so i would say i am pretty computer literate at least for 16 you put me in my whole high school i would pry be second best, here is my HJT file i cant find nothing but i can tell you my problem the quick launch bar is messed up i open it an nothing is there it opens but just lines come and regedit says its in use by another program and task manager wont open

View attachment 32453

Clear these three items in HJT and rescan:

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3745D43B-4A84-485D-8EE9-BC6D0401DBF6} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\vtUkIBqR.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {4F96CCB9-01EC-419E-AAEA-C2C913F2A236} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\byXRkIYS.dll
O20 - Winlogon Notify: byXRkIYS - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\byXRkIYS.dll

If they are still present, then download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and while you are there grab the RogueRemoverFree as well. FileASSASSIN is under More Tools in Anti-Malware, and can actually delete the files while in use. Run that if the files wont delete or keep showing up in HJT. Make sure you update MalwareBytes before you do a full scan

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Hey.
I have had some problems with my computer, and know I have tried my best. Someone told me to download Hijack and then post my log here. Could someone please take a look at it-, If there's something more to be done, please let me know.

Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 21:57:56, on 11.10.2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Programfiler\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pctspk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ScsiAccess.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Programfiler\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Programfiler\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 5\DataLayer.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Nokia\NCLTools\NclTray.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ELEKTR~1\OPTISK~1\Amoumain.exe
C:\Programfiler\Elaborate Bytes\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Nokia\Services\ServiceLayer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\bcmwltry.exe

It's a program that can restore your internet connection if it's lost after the NewDotNet uninstall.

Uninstall NewDotNet via Start-Control Panel-Add or Remove Programs.

If that fails, then follow the instructions below:

From a computer that has Internet access, click on the following link:

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Insert the floppy disk into the floppy drive of the computer that needs to have our software uninstalled from.

Click on Start.

Click on Run.

In the Open window type, A:\uninstall6_22.exe.

Click on the OK button.

Re-start the computer.

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Uninstall:

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Twaintech

Restart the computer.

Download and save these freeware/donationware programs to a permanent folder. Remember to check for updates and run them weekly.
***NOTE***A new version of Ad-aware has been released.
***ALSO***A new version of SpyBot's been released (v1.3...it's no longer in beta). If you have been using 1.2 you can install right over it. If you downloaded and used 1.3 beta it is suggested you remove it and reboot prior to installing.

First in the main window look in the bottom right corner and click on "Check for updates now." then click Connect and download the latest reference files.... Read more

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I took advantage of the student offer of Windows 7 and last night downloaded windows 7. I thought that because my laptop was 64 bit capable I could do a clean install to it from the download, which I now obviously realise was a mistake.

Does anyone know how I can change this download for a 32 bit version?

Thanks

Why can't you install 64bit? Have you tried and got an error?

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Think i accidently downloaded something or not, Over the past week it has been getting slower and ie has now been hanging up. here is a dss log and thank you:Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Gil on 2008-06-09 22:07:02Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --28: 2008-06-10 02:07:21 UTC - RP513 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point27: 2008-06-10 00:51:33 UTC - RP512 - System Checkpoint26: 2008-06-04 03:16:24 UTC - RP511 - Software Distribution Service 3.025: 2008-06-03 21:13:28 UTC - RP510 - Software Distribution Service 3.024: 2008-06-03 02:32:27 UTC - RP509 - Software Distribution Service 3.0-- First Restore Point -- 1: 2008-03-13 20:18:23 UTC - RP486 - System CheckpointBacked up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.Total Physical Memory: 448 MiB (512 MiB recommended).-- HijackThis (run as Gil.exe) -------------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:10:47 PM, on 6/9/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC: ... Read more

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I opened a file from AIM, and now all these programs are trying to modify my computer. All help would be appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:10:06 PM, on 9/23/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Scansoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource\Detector\CTDetect.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Rainlendar2\Rainlendar2.exe
C:\Program Files\Scansoft\PaperPort\SmartUI\SmartUI.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Agnitum\Outpost Firewall\outpost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\BRMFRSMG.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\WINWORD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system\wcisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Yolkavich\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R3 - URLSearchHook: AOLTBSearch ... Read more

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hello my coputer is windos vista and the problem is everery time that i try to downloading anything i cant because there is a box that say "you current security setting do not allow this file to be downloaded" plis i really need help michael

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I downloaded a program yesterday and ran it but nothing happened. Then I read comments on a video of it and someone said it was most likely a RAT and another guy saying it was probably a virus. I can provide the file if that will help. I don't want a RAT.

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downloaded IE9, but cant find it did search, found an empty folder but that all thats marked IE, toshiba laptop running mozilla firefox 3.6

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Hello -It may not be unusual for a program to update itself if you are subscribed to it, like many Adobe products that Auto Update -Thank You - Detals of what Networx Can ShowText edited to show link to programs base

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Thanks

Hi cloud366, it sounds like you have done a repair install. When you pressed F10, did you choose Last Known Good Configuration from the boot menu?

Also, check in C:\Documents and Settings for a duplicate profile. It could be that your original profile has corrupted and Windows built you a new one.

All those type of "custom features" live in your local profile.

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Is there a way to find out just how much in total the Get Windows 10 app has downloaded it so far?

There's no way to know that when Windows 10 hasn't been officially released yet. Maybe at a later date.

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So far I like it. However, I do a lot of photos and cannot figure out how to set up a new folder and organize them. Any advice ? Thank you

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system running : windows XP professional with sp3

okay, as the title implies, while surfing the internet a tab appeared in the firefox window that said "Updating..." but never showed/displayed anything. After that, I noticed the windows start/tool bar had changed from the XP theme version to the classic version. Then i noticed that there was no network connectivity. When I tried to look up what was wrong, the properties, rename, and delete options have been disabled from the right-click menu.
I received a message that there was attempt to update registry but whatever was done was restored, then my PC reboot.
what I've done so far:
I tried to boot using the windows xp CD but nothing happens. Windows eventually boots up, but I don't get any options to run repair or anything.
Used CA anti-virus for scan and found nothing (did this again in safe mode and still found nothing)
I did a search to see if I could find what was modified, it shows that all user accounts including a Helpassist?? account have been updated in some form or fashion so i don't know what else to do

I see svchost.exe, services.exe, and system taking up 50% of CPU occasionally but not sure what to make of that.

to get the internet started I tried to turn on some network services but all failed due to 'timeout'

Please let me know any ideas, or how to get started on trying to fix this problem.

thanks,
homero
other pcs are connected to the internet just fine.

any ideas? anyone? a starting point?

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hi i downloaded a demo of family feud party online i tryed to play it for an hour and could not get into a game. then my free trial was up . i tryed downloading it again but it wont let me play, is there any way of deleting all the data so that i can try again thx

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I downloaded children of the nile and it won't open - :

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now I have a virus (at least that's what I think it is!)
It's disabled Task Manager, changed the wallpaper to say "Many viruses were found on your computer such as: trojan horses, passcapture, ect.
Your personal information can fall into the 'third hands'.
Please check up the computer with a special software. Thanks."
There's also a little icon in the taskbar telling me that I have a virus.
Also, whenever I open up an internet browser I get automatically redirected to a site (which I close)

I took a HJT log and here it is. ( attachment )

Thanks for (hopefully) the help!

Hello and welcome to TSF.

HijackThis is no longer the preferred initial analysis tool in this forum.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

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

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We have upgraded Internet explorer to version 11. now we are not able to download pdf files from our internal web application. Error message :
****.pdf couldn't be downloaded. There is not issue while we try from IE 8.

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Hi allvery frustrating as I've trawled the forums and also tried everything but nothing happenslong story short,I have windows 8.1 on my laptop,did all the critical/updates,restarted etc..no problemsthe windows 10 pop up appears fine as well..so i follow the prompts etc ,since i don't want to wait i downloaded the windows creation tool from the official page,that downloaded fine and also ran fine..but then nothing happens,even after restartingwhat am i missing here?appreciate any help because i have run out of ideas herecheers

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Hi! I downloaded avg for free and saved it to my harddrive. In order to complete the installation, I need to run it from the saved area. When I do I get an error message that says this program won't support win32? Is there a way to change something to complete the installation? thanks,georgeemy

I believe this may be what you're looking for:
http://www.grisoft.com/faq/us_faqtext.php?id=175&sid=26

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I have Media Player 11. When I decided to put my new system up here in my bedroom, is there any way to backup the DMR to my new system. I've done some searching but haven't been able to find anything.

Patrick

I'm guessing this is just the wrong question to ask?

Thank You
Patrick

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I bought Easy Hi Qrecorder program a few years ago. It worked fine. I had to re-download to a new computer as the other had crashed.

I use XP home edition.The Easy Hi Q recorder is reputable, from Roemer Software. I redownloaded it to the next computer which had been recently cleaned out of my son's user account and all his programs and files.

The Easy Hi Q downloads fine and installs. But when I click on the execute file to start it, I get "DWGTrueView 2010 wanting to install instead, which was part of an Autocad program my son had, for mapping. I can't seem to get rid of this mix up. Then of course it can't find the "source" file from that autocad program since it has been deleted for months. I also tried a clean disk and defragmented after deleting all my sons files.
I just want my Easy Hi Q recorder to work properly and open up.

I just tried an XP repair using the XP disk. Still no change. And it took all afternoon to do this.

Hiya and welcome to Tech Support Guy

Sorry for the lateness in a reply, but these forums are very busy

Are you still having this problem? If so, it may not be virus related, but we can have a look just in case:

can you do the following:

Regards

eddie

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I have some kind of software been downloaded on my computer I didn't do
the software is WinPcap 4.1.2 CACE Technologies does this need to be on my computer

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I am the administrator on my own personal computer. No one else uses it.

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has anyone downloaded the new ad-ware 07??? i downloaded the free version as it is freeware but i cant seem to get the installation to work, when i double click on the application is gives me this error: anyone know why??

anyone can help out?

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Sounds like, when you installed Real Player you did not select [Custom] and check your file associations. Or did not use the Real Player option to always reset file associations if another program changes it.

Actually, before installing any ADDITIONAL player, you should check what files are associated whit your current player or players, and make sure the file association of the new player are not in conflict.

I always uncheck ANY association conflict in a new player, then change them later to the player I want to be default for the file.

According to a Google hit for MPGA, = Mpeg-1 Layer3 Audio Stream and that links to Winamp. Bet you have Winamp installed and it is over-riding the file association for mpg. You need to disassociate mpg from Winamp.

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Should we ever down load internet games?
I don't!

WEBFISH

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I downloaded a game called the curse of monkey island through a torrent.

i already own the game, but it was scratched.

Once i finished downloading it, It was of course in image file, so i ran it through daemon tools. Autorun worked and everything, but when i clicked on install the clock showed next to the mouse for a few seconds then it stopped and nothing happened.

Then i went into the main folder and clicked setup.exe and ran as administrator.. again nothing hapened.. Ive tried burning it to a disk too with no luck.

This game was released in '97. I doubt if it will even run on Vista. You can try compatibility mode

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can anyone tell me the where will be the updates i have downloaded them from internet and they installed but where can i find them

Quote: Originally Posted by girishvarma2007

can anyone tell me the where will be the updates i have downloaded them from internet and they installed but where can i find them

Are you refering to Windows Updates?

If you delete them however, the update history log is destroyed.

Or at least that was my understanding.

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Hi everyone,

I have AVG Free 2013, which needed to be updated (i've since done this) and when closing Google Chrome, I got the message that avgui.exe was being downloaded. I did a little research, and most places seem to say it has to do with registry errors, but AVG had never done anything like that. Does anyone have any possible reasons for this? Thanks in advance.

Hi -The process known as AVG User Interface belongs to software AVG Internet Security by AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o (www.freeavg.com).It is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company.File avgui.exe is not a Windows core file. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel.NOTE : avgui.exe is able to record inputs.Therefore the technical security rating is 10% dangerous.In the event of any problems with avgui.exe, you may want to do the following:Uninstall the associated program Go - Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs (Programs and Features in Vista and Windows7) > Delete > AVG 2013 or AVG 2011If this is bothering you, then you can replace AVG free with any of these Free Antivirus programs > >Microsoft Security Essentials (what I currently use)Avira AntiViravast! Thank You -

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i have tried changing the security settings of the file and also disabling avg but to no avail, any ideas?
it says

i would upload a screen capture but cant upload from file =\

So what happens when you try to run downloaded exe files? Is anything else effected on the pc?

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Hi ,I downloaded a movie and can't seem to get it to work on quick time player. Can anyone tell me the best utlity to watch a movie on.

Thanks

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So I got all nostalgic the other day and decided to download the free version of Command and Conquer. In my haste I found out that the ISO images wouldn't work with Windows 7, but they had a fix which was to download a different file and not use the ISO image. I had already burned it and tried to install off of the disc.

The ISO file is on my desktop which means it's on my SSD... so obviously I want to remove it as it is taking up 600mb's of space. I've tried safe mode, 3rd party programs, ending different tasks... and nothing is working. I searched this site to see if anyone had similar problems and searched for the specific problem of not being able to delete the C&C ISO across google with little success. It may be my weak google-fu, but so far I'm coming up short.

Does anyone have any bright ideas on why this isn't able to be deleted?

The error it gives is that the file is open in System.

I managed to fix my own problem.

The issue was a program that I thought had been deleted, but it had not. Magic Disc version 2.7 was used when I couldn't get the C&C burned disc to work. I guess other people have had issues when removing Magic Disc, so I had to go through and dig it out of the registry.

MagicDisc... not good! How to uninstall it when it fails. | Practically Quixotic...

That's the guide I used. Once I removed parts of it from the registry it let me uninstall the program and then I was able to delete the ISO file off my desktop.

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Okay, somebody please correct me if I'm wrong. My main goal is I want to burn avi files onto blank DVDs files I have on my computer. If I'm not mistaken, based on all the information I've read from lots of people on this site, I assume the following is correct, but if not, somebody with experience in this subject please help!
1. i have a downloaded .avi movie from the internet around 700,000Kb or so
2. I'm thinking that I'm supposed to use VirtualDub to capture and make a file of JUST the audio from the file and make it a .WAV
3. Then I use TMPGEnc to convert ONLY the video of the original downloaded file to mpeg-2.
4. Now I'm confused. Somehow or another I guess I'm supposed to fuse the two separate files together and "shrink" the newly created mpeg-2 file. And since the complete file is going to be really big, do I have to "compress" it somehow so it will fit onto the standard DVD+R? And can I do all this with Ulead Movie Factory 2E? That's the program that came with my DVD burner.
5. If I'm leaving something out PLEASE tell me, folks! You all have helped me every time in the past, and I am really grateful for that.

Originally posted by NYCaztecDC:
Okay, somebody please correct me if I'm wrong. My main goal is I want to burn avi files onto blank DVDs files I have on my computer. If I'm not mistaken, based on all the information I've read from lots of people on this site, I assume the following is correct, but if not, somebody with experience in this subject please help!
1. i have a downloaded .avi movie from the internet around 700,000Kb or so
2. I'm thinking that I'm supposed to use VirtualDub to capture and make a file of JUST the audio from the file and make it a .WAV
3. Then I use TMPGEnc to convert ONLY the video of the original downloaded file to mpeg-2.
4. Now I'm confused. Somehow or another I guess I'm supposed to fuse the two separate files together and "shrink" the newly created mpeg-2 file. And since the complete file is going to be really big, do I have to "compress" it somehow so it will fit onto the standard DVD+R? And can I do all this with Ulead Movie Factory 2E? That's the program that came with my DVD burner.
5. If I'm leaving something out PLEASE tell me, folks! You all have helped me every time in the past, and I am really grateful for that. Click to expand...

"Minimum wage is just another way of saying, 'If I could pay you less, I would!' "Click to expand...

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Thanks a bunch!!

Kristy

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hello all;
heres a good one for the gurus.
i am running an hp compaq dc5850 sff. i have two hdd. one with all my America's Army stuff on it. on one i have the deploy client and game but nothing else that pertains to AA2.
so i decide to start to set up AA2 on the vista hdd as it is on xp hdd, the first thing i do is go to my maps website of choice and start to download the user created maps i like. everything looks good, i choose the correct directory and file and even hit the open folder button to make sure the map is in the right place and it is.
now the good part, i close everything up and go back to the map to make sure it will start and play correctly and it is not there, i search for it from the search window at start and search tells me the closet it could find was the same map but on the E drive, which is where the xp hdd is when i boot vista.
any ideas?

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OK! Once again.. Greetings to people of this forum and you that is currently reading.
I have downloaded all the updates for Win 7 Ultimate 64bit.. Which I am now down to SP1. I am wondering.. Once that update is done downloading and is installed. Would that file be automatically deleted or is it still somewhere in the computer? If so it is still there.. Where is the directory of that downloaded update? *Not the directory where the update is installed*

I ask this question due to my Drive C is running low in memory
Used 34.7
Free 14.0
Capacity 48.8

To be technically accurate, your system's Hard Drive is running out of Free Space. This has nothing to do with the system's memory, NeroLigerzid.

SP1 will be found in a randomly named subfolder of Windows\SoftwareDistrbution\Download <--
This article states that SP1 requires slightly over 1 GB of Free Space for the x64 SP1 installation package obtained from Windows Update - Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Since you state you have "downloaded all the updates for Win 7 Ultimate 64bit", suggest you restart the system to first ensure that all of them have installed, then delete the contents of the Download subfolder to reclaim some space. Then use the above article for a guide to reclaiming more space, if so desired.

After SP1 has been installed for awhile and you find that there are no issues associated with it's installation, then please see this Tutorial to reclaim more Free Space -
How To Use the Windows 7 SP1 Disk Cleanup Tool

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Hi everyone - hope this is posted in the right area

when I click on the blue text of my choice, a box pops up asking me whether I want to open it from its present location or save it to disk. If I choose open it, a box comes up showing the download in process - at the end, I get a WinZip box, which says that this is an 'evaluation copy' and asks me what I want to do - agree to the evaluation conditions, quit, or get ordering info. I click agree, and I get a Winzip Wizard. I start trying to click my way through this process - I get screens like - 'Would you like to Unzip or Install from optr_por[1].zip' (I say yes) and then "Click now to unzip to selected folder, C:/unzipped/optf_por[1]. I say yes - a box comes up which says the files have been successfully unzipped to this location, and then a Windows Folder called TEMP pops up with an file inside it - the file is a Winzip icon, and seems to be the file I have just downloaded - it is called "optf por"....

Seems good so far. Then I click on it, hoping to see the document I have attempted to download. But I get a small box that says 'WinZip self extractor' at the top, and which says 'To Unzip all files in optf_por.exe to the specified folder, press the unzip button'. The specified folder is C:/WINNT/TEMP. I press Unzip and... a tiny box comes up which shows the p... Read more

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I want to use windows 7 which is already dowloaded on a pc (with product key) to use for my Macbook Pro, but it says this when on the Microsoft website "ErrorThe product key you entered appears to be for software pre-installed by the device manufacturer. Please contact the device manufacturer for software recovery options." ? Can anyone help please?

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I made the stupid mistake of downloading "trial" version of PCMightyMax that I saw referenced in forums. At the end of the download it told me I had 309 problems but it wouldn't "fix" them without ordering it. Which is ok; however, now I'm getting a constant popup telling me about my numerous problems and the "PC ambulance" is parked on my start bar. I hunted an uninstall (Add/Remove programs) and in Windows Explorer Programs file and it didn't have one so I just "deleted" it out of window explorer programs file. But I still have the popup and the ambulance parked on my desktop. Anyone know how to get rid of this? Did the CWS thing and it says my computer is clean. Here is my HJT file:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 2:20:28 PM, on 8/31/04
Platform: Windows 98 Gold (Win9x 4.10.1998)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SXGDSENU.EXE
C:\MOUSE\SYSTEM\EM_EXEC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\REGPROT\REGPROT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\REALTIME.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SPYWAREGUARD\SGMAIN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SPYWAREGUARD\SGBHP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\PSTORES.EXE
C:\UNZIPPED\HIJACKTHIS[1]\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

As far as the CD-Rom goes.. Try installing a new ASPI layer.. Forceaspi is probably the easiest way to do this.. http://radified.com/ASPI/forceaspi.htm

Check the run statement in you win.ini file in your windows directory for a call to the unwanted program.. I don't see it in your log..

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Hi,

I downloaded Windows 7 RC 64 bit and I'd love to install in on a partition on my PC ... only ... how do I make a bootable image of it?

I've downloaded ISOBuster as suggested at the Microsoft site, I also have MagicISO free version and Nero 8 Ultra, none of these seems to want to work for me.

I did a Nero copy of the image which apparently has nothing to do with a bootable image ... duh.

The MagicISO seems like it will work if I purchase it ... first things first ... can I do it for free?

The ISOBuster seems absolutely impossible to decipher it's "Simplicity"?

Can Nero make a bootable image?

Can anyone pray tell me what I don't know. I'm really eager to hear it.

Thanks,

John

PS I hope my dumbness is only temporary!

Have you tried Imgburn?

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HI everybody i am Baz i have a problem with one of my pc's,I have a Sony vaio pc downstairs that has recently been infected by i think a Trojan, Norton anti virus software put a message that a Trojan had been detected,it advised me to reboot my pc to remove this infection! on restarting the pc i could not access my desk top (no short cuts only recycle bin) So i am on my old pc upstairs trying to get some help.I can not download HJT or anything esle,on that pc but can do on this one.so obviosly i can not do a high jack this report and post it.I can get to my desk top in safe mode though i think! What would you like me to do next! Baz.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.Can you Access Task Manager?Ctrl+Alt+Deleteor Ctrl+Shift, then Esc?If you can, Go to the Applications window and end all tasksStart a new task and type explorer.exeHopefully that should bring up your Desktop and we can run some scans

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I have been unable to activate downloaded attachments which come down in zip format. At one time i had (?) a ZIP program Icon on my desk top as well as a 7-zip appearing in drop down menus, but neither of these programs would not connect to the downloaded attachments in zip format to unzip them. Can someone help me with this problem? Thank you !

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So far nothing has tried accessing the internet (i.e., no Zone Alarm requests) but I do assume something "wrong" is here. Here is my Hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:17:48 AM, on 6/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BILLPS~1\WINPAT~1\winpatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SnoopFreeUI.exe
C:\Program Files\a2\a2guard.exe
C:\Program Files\WinAlarm\WinAlarm.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\SnoopFreeSvc.exe

Hi and welcome to TSF.

I am currently reviewing your log. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem a.s.a.p

Please be patient with me during this time.

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I'm tearing my hair out!

It's an intermittent problem and I have not yet seen a pattern.

I can work for 30 mins with no problem then phhht, the only way out is to hit the restart button on the case. Sometimes it's only minutes and then phhht.
All unsaved info is lost.

As an example I was replying to a post in this forum and it froze 4 times in the process.

After I have hit the restart button, most times it reboots normally but sometimes it says windows was unable to open and offers the safe mode.

There must be a conflict of some sort, has any body else had this problem?

Help me please before I lose the will to live!!!!

TGHC

check it in safe mode
check the event log and see what is listed as a problem,you probably have some software that needs updating,have a check through this list ms put out
http://support.microsoft.com/default...t=windowsxpsp2

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Hi,This isn't an emergency, however I torrented Adobe Photoshop CS3* and now most of my desktop icons are the same, except for a few such as Firefox. When I click to open a program, only CS3 opens. I can still get access to all of my files, but I want to fix this in case certain programs do become barred to me.Also, my PC is a Windows Vista. As always, thank you for your help and patience. I love these forums.Regards,NSweeney *Before anyone gets judgmental, I could get the software free from school, except that my laptop came with a broken CD drive so I can't install the software that way

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I just finished downloading the rc but when I double click it I only get a readme.txt but the rar archive says 2.35gb I need help how do I uncompress it plz help... I was told ysterday that I could download it and install it by autorun I did thia with the beta and it worked I need help!

A:I just downloaded the rc but how do I get the autorun!

I just finished downloading the rc but when I double click it I only get a readme.txt but the rar archive says 2.35gb I need help how do I uncompress it plz help... I was told ysterday that I could download it and install it by autorun I did thia with the beta and it worked I need help!

We need more info on how you download the RC, Do you have a program to unpack it, then you can install it ????

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Hi All,I have downloaded a few software like Java, openoffice 3.1 but not able to install. As soon as the install window/wizard comes up, it hangs right where it is. I have done a diagnostic and found the following information;DescriptionService LiveShare P2P Server 9 hung on starting.Problem signatureProblem Event Name: ServiceHangService Name: RoxLiveShare9Image Name: RoxLiveShare9.exe"Image Version: 0.0.0.0Service Type: 110Start Type: 2OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3Locale ID: 18441Files that help describe the problemVersion.txtminidump.mdmpI then downloaded the combofix as per instruction from bleeping computer and pls find my log as follows. Will appreciate you help.ComboFix 09-07-19.04 - robin 20/07/2009 11:59.1.2 - NTFSx86Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.65.1033.18.2908.1664 [GMT 8:00]Running from: c:\users\robin\Desktop\ComboFix.exeAV: Windows Live OneCare *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {427ADFC3-B354-4A51-BE34-A9D4218E45C4}FW: Norman Security Suite *disabled* {83B29CE9-9DE2-2CB5-9AB3-780D70FF12B0}FW: Windows Live OneCare Firewall *enabled* {A3899D22-27E6-4A7E-AE4E-2C106646DAAB}SP: Spyware Terminator *disabled* (Updated) {55EE49A8-16BE-4601-BBE6-607B7F7317DE}SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}SP: Windows Live OneCare *enabled* (Outdated) {CC7E50BA-BA8C-4DDE-B5AC-EA53BC38D01B}.((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2009-06-20 to 2009-07-20 )))))))))))))))))))... Read more

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I've recently downloaded a couple files. One is a game (from GOG.com), another a BIOS update (from Dell), among others. When trying to open either of the two above, I get the following error message:

"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher"

Another recently downloaded program gives me a checksum fail type of error message.

I've kept up to date with Microsoft updates, and have tried running them in various compatability modes, but get the same message each time.

Any help or insight would be greatly appreciated, as I am rather significantly tech illiterate. Thanks!

Computer: Dell Alienware M15x
Processor: Intel Core i3 CPU, M350 @ 2.27GHz
RAM: 3GB
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), (Service Pack 1)

Hello uhohspaghettios and welcome to TSF,

There are certain 32 bit programs, especially binaries, that will not run in a 64 bit environment.

Could you provide me the links to the programs you are attempting to run?

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I need to know where are the downloaded files stored in Windows 7 that are installed in background through 500kb installers.
Thanks

Do you know what they are called? Try typing the name, or part of the name, in the box that pops up when you hit the start button, then right click on the name and click on "Open File Location"

Or you could look in "Downloads" - Type that in the box and "Open File Location", you should find them there.

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Now I get, A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down
to prevent damage to your computer.
Tech info:
STOP 0X0000007E (0XC0000005,0X804E37EE, 0XF899591C, 0XF8995618)

I can get to safe mode, but the arrow keys won't work, so I can't navigate.

I am not very techy, but can follow instruction.

Windows xp home IE 7

IJ

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ComboFix 09-08-10.06 - nancy bernal 16/08/2009 22:07.1.1 - NTFSx86Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.502.228 [GMT -7:00]Running from: c:\documents and settings\nancy bernal\Desktop\combofix.exeAV: CA Anti-Virus *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {17CFD1EA-56CF-40B5-A06B-BD3A27397C93}FW: CA Personal Firewall *disabled* {14CB4B80-8E52-45EA-905E-67C1267B4160}.((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).c:\docume~1\NANCYB~1\APPLIC~1\alotc:\docume~1\NANCYB~1\APPLIC~1\DriveCleaner 2006 Freec:\docume~1\NANCYB~1\APPLIC~1\DriveCleaner 2006 Free\Logs\update.logc:\docume~1\NANCYB~1\APPLIC~1\FunWebProductsc:\documents and settings\angel\Application Data\SpamBlockerc:\documents and settings\nancy bernal\err.logc:\documents and settings\nancy bernal\ResErrors.logc:\documents and settings\scareface\Application Data\SpamBlockerc:\documents and settings\scareface\Start Menu\Programs\InternetGameBoxc:\documents and settings\scareface\Start Menu\Programs\InternetGameBox\InternetGameBox.lnkc:\documents and settings\scareface\Start Menu\Programs\InternetGameBox\Uninstall.lnkc:\documents and settings\scareface\Start Men... Read more

ComboFix logs should not be posted outside the HijackThis forums. It is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.Please create a new topic explaining the nature of your problem in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum. Describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results.If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.Thank you for using BleepingComputer as your malware removal source.This topic is now closed. The BC Staff

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I have downloaded a pdf from a website. I am trying to find out when the website owner uploaded this document. All I can see from Sumatra - document properties is a creation date of October 1 2015. I first  saw this document on the website on October 13 2015. I am trying to find when exactly the document was uploaded to the web. How would I do that? Is it in fact technically possible?

Thanks

Paul

A:How can I tell when a pdf I have downloaded from the web was uploaded to the web

You might try asking the website owner if they have a log from the website server showing when the file was uploaded.

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Ever since like 3 days ago the laptop computer has been REALLY slow. IE doesn't even open up anyone (just white screen).
It takes 10minutes when I turn on the computer just to be able to click on start.
A lot of error messages asking me to fix this and that keep coming up (and they are not in the form of a pop up) They look like real windows messages.
here is my HTJ log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:37:56 PM, on 2/14/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)
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\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\bin\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MskAgent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe

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i have norton antivirus 2007 and i do the scan and everything gets fix except for the downloader misleadapp, i went thru the removal process about 3 times and nothing happens to it

what do i do??

thank you
david

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Recently - I've been having a strange problem. when I download a photo or image, or even capture a screen shot and save it to a folder, I cannot see it in that folder. I originally thought i had not hit save properly or not saved a file that I thought I had - but when i tried to re download an image or capture it again and name it the same thing - I got a message saying there was already a file by that name in the folder.

I have tried ensuring all hidden files are shown, and refreshed the window to no avail. but when i restart the computer, I am able to see the files in the folder as the should have been displayed all along. also confusing - when i look in the folder after saving...say if I've saved 12 images into the folder from the net or screen capture, but the folder is only displaying 1 image - it was say the folder only contains one image...

how can i fix this so i do not need to reboot every time i want to see newly created images?

Sounds like a view issue on the folder itself, to be honest.

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Hi,

My son downloaded a malware software presented as a virus removal. It infected the computer and ask us to buy the software so it can be removed.

I cannot install anything because it reboots explorer on an ongoing basis. Tried to run AVG but it's very very very slow...for some reason it allowed me to open it!

Dryheat4u

Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
Click on Install.
It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

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When I tried to download a file it told me that my Security settings did not allow the program to run. I shut off all security (norton 360 and Windows Internet options) but still nothing. This happens with all the programs now...Microsoft Security Essentials, Hijackthis...etc.

I think I a program called PC power speed is causing these problems...

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this is where i downloaded my virus and i still havent ridded my comp of it .. any help would be greatly appriciated ____________!!!!!"note this is a virus dont download if you dont know how to handle it"!!!!!!!!1_____ .. it will mess your computer up it says the process name is dw20.exe and there were about 200 of them the discription was rxRZP

[url removed]

and im sorry if this was out of area or against some regulations .. i just want my comp back :'(

To help the trained malware helpers to identify and resolve the problems on your computer, please follow the instructions in this sticky thread:

From that point please await help from an antimalware helper (identified by a gold shield beside their name. It could take a few days as trained helpers are in short supply, but I'm confident you'll be seen to.

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I have this annoying little thing down on the taskbar that keeps spamming this message.

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Type: Spyware/Trojan
Vulnerable: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2003/Windows XP
Description: Spyware program that sends confidential information to a remote attacker
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Now, I have Windows Vista, but its obviously still being affected. I keep getting pop-ups for fake spyware-removal programs, and it's so obvious they're fake that it's not even funny. It also changes my homepage to http://iexplorerpage.com/. I didn't "click this balloon to download official security software" because I'm too smart for that old gag (Although not smart enough to avoid getting this virus in the first place). So first thing that comes to my mind is "Search for it on google". I found another topic on this site which said to get HijackThis and post what the log says. So here it is.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:14:52 AM, on 5/28/2007
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16386)

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe

Bump... I really need help >.<

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Yeah... Oops.. I scanned it and it was clean, but then I used one of those online scanners (Virustotal etc) and one of the scanners picked up Mal/Generic-A I googled it and from the looks it can be nasty... I'm scanning malwarebytes right now and it's found 1 item, but i'm scared it will still be on my machine somewhere. Help me Oh and I opened the file.. So it is in fact on my machine somewhere.

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it's sitting right there but it WON'T OPEN
my .exe file extension went poof.
i added it again. It disappeared again.
so did .lnk

my cursor disappears on me every ten seconds as I type,
as if the window I'm not typing on needs refreshing.

i'm running gmer [the gmer window pops up to tell me] now...[popped up again]
[and again]

it's like the bird flu has hit my Sony.

HIJACK THIS

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:49:29 AM, on 4/25/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickBooks Online Backup\CBSysTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn\sqlmangr.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickBooks Online Backup\AgentSrv.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\$VAIO_VEDB\Binn\sqlservr.exe

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I have managed to get a-hold of something that is messing with my system. I'm hoping someone can help me. The first sign something was wrong was with McAfee. It notified me I wasn't protected. When I tried to turn it on it would turn off on it's own. I have downloaded several security packages since and scanned but none have found the problem. Now the computer is becoming more and more sluggish.

I have an Acer Tablet with Intel and Atom, CPU N450 @1.66 GHz, 0.99GHz Ram, running Windows XP Home Edition 2002 Service pack 3

I will post my logs from HijackThis and GMER. I downloaded DDS onto my desktop and ran it 3 times but no logs are popping up. I know directions said to disable any script blockers but I don't think I'm running any and if I am I don't know where to go to find and disable them.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:15:59 PM, on 6/8/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
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:\Program Files\Common Files\iS3\Anti-Spyware\SZServer.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\dsiwmis.exe

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Hello-I have a windows xp (version 2002) Asus EeePC and I think I might have downloaded a virus accidentally whilst on a music radio website. I found that it messed up my internet browser and it would directly open to a website called "partner12.mydomainadvisor.com" Please advise what I should do to clean this up! I have changed the default from the wierd website to "google.com" but it still will default to this website "partner12..." if the domain name does not exist. i used to have norton antivirus but the subscription ran out and i did not renew...I know I should probably get something to protect my computer as well from now on. Thank you

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I have a desktop PC with WinXP SP2.

Recently, I downloaded IE7 successfully, but when I did a restart, the PC will boot, display the users, and when I select any one of them, all I see is the blank wallpaper. When I try to boot in Safe Mode, the same initial steps occur, but when I select any user, I get a black screen, with WinXp SP2 displayed around the perimeter like a frame. Help!

Have I posted to the correct forum?

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I started having problems with my computer a couple of days ago, it started with an internet screen popping up saying HTTP 404 ERROR considering i wasn't even on the internet became a reason for concern. Since my free version that came with this computer that i bought was done i needed to try and find something else. I was recommended to goggle for spybot search and destroy the free version and when i did this a lot of searches came up so i decided to try the first one with that one telling me after i had downloaded it that i needed to pay in order to fix the problems...well i was not willing to do this so instead i decided to try a different one well needless to say the same thing kept happening to me i continued to download different ones with each saying the same thing i needed to pay! well then my computer started just randomly popping up screens every few seconds. I uninstalled most everything that i downloaded but somehow it was stilling popping screens up at me. I now have this 'system security' that i downloaded but it does not give me an option to uninstall, and my computer is still unprotected. I guess my question is Can you help me?

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Hi...First time here...so not really sure what I am doing...I have been reading the forums a little bit and decided to download hijackthis...this is what i got...not sure what to do now...

I noticed an issue when i start my computer ...the hp invent blue screen comes up and then it goes to a black screen with a blinking cursor for about 50 secs and it never did this before...at the 50 secs it boots alright...i was just wondering if this was bad and how do i fix it...
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:20:07 PM, on 3/12/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\arservice.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrB.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ARPWRMSG.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.... Read more

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Alright, so, firstly, I know nothing about computers, but I was on MSN messenger, and got one of those infected "hey, is this you" followed by some sort of link messages, and stupid me, I clicked and accepted. I've been reading forums, but I don't get what to do, I've done some research, and I'm thinking it's a trojan thingy, and a leap virus, because once I downloaded it, I automatically sent it to everyone on my contact list, and an hour later, my computer automatically restarted. So for days now, I've been trying to fix it, and I think I know the file it's in, or at least close (C:/system32 hosts, or smss), the problem is, the Hijackthis scan, skips that folder, probably because the thing controls my computer, and, If I try delete related files, it says that I need permission to do so, yet I'm on the administrative account, so I guess if anyone know's what ever is going on, that would be awesome. Here's my Hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:08:07 PM, on 03/03/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support
Running processes:
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://g.msn.ca/0SEENCA/SAOS01?FORM=TOOLBR

Bump! If anyone could help, I'm desperate, my computer's getting worse everyday.

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megabite hi, im stun on a blue dumping screen all because i think ive downloaded a virus. done all i can, a restore system recoery etc wahat do you think\/ any thoughts\/

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Hello all.
I am a newbie to vista. In November I bought a Dell Inspiron 1525.
The other day i was playing an online poker game (multi player) then the sound stopped
working. After a few seconds i get a pop up saying i needed to download the latest
sound driver. and i did and the sound did come back after restarting.
I thought to myself .. this is great, vista tells ya when drivers need updating.
now spybot keeps telling me that new startup values have changed.
Startup is like Direct TV during a hurricane but only for a couple of seconds.
I chat with the Dell Techs and they wont help becouse i bought the laptop at
Ive always tried to keep things updated and drivers have been a real pain.
Should a new laptop already need driver updates? How do i know when a driver needs
updating?
I use system mechanic pro. firewall antivirus and all are up to date
spybot w/tea timer. maybe the warning signs were there but i missed it.
can someone give me some direction.
will include hjt log.
And system info. any help will be greatly appreciated.
OS Name Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium
Version 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1 Build 6001
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name OZINMYLAND-PC
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Inspiron 1525
System Type X86-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5800 @ 2.00GHz, 2000 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor... Read more

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I was on a website I'd never been on before, and I clicked a link to download a torrent. However, it actually downloaded a .exe file. Not thinking, I opened it, and as I expected, nothing happened. About a minute later, my computer starts opening windows in Internet Explorer (even though I use Firefox) with adverts. I also keep getting notifications saying (something).exe is not working, such as vhr.exe or mas.exe. I am currently running a virus scan (with AVG), but I'm not sure it will detect it, as I opened an .exe file myself. Does anyone know what I can do to get rid of this? The file is gone now, and I cannot remember what it is called.

Thanks

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new thread, as this one shall be closed.

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

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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Got a Skype call telling me Skype had found a problem with my computer and I needed to go to a website for more info (supposedly from Skype) -stupidly, I went to the website and was immediately infected with what I think is probably malware.
Neither Malwarebytes nor Avast! can find anything, but this warning keeps cropping up that I can't get out of unless I get out of my web browser.
I am a total beginner when it comes to the internal workings of a computer, so if anyone can help, please use basic English, not techspeak or I'm lost
Thanks Lynne

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 530 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6071 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 941478 MB, Free - 848061 MB;
Motherboard: Gateway, H57M01, , U01K095201588
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

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I need hlep removing the following virus: 33742600.exe contained threat UltraDefraggerFraud. I used Norton Power Eraser to remove but it is still corrupting my computer.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6670 @ 2.20GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3032 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1292 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290204 MB, Free - 216034 MB; D: Total - 14999 MB, Free - 9870 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0C145T, , .4S15RK1.CN129619AI01CC.
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

I sent this last weel and still haven't received a reply with assistance.

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Hello

I was cautious about just deleting the programs installed listed above as I've had damage done to my computer previously when this happened about a year ago. Additionally I don't know how to stop the message above reappearing. Also, as mentioned, I think I have additionally (undetected) malware downloaded.

I've run a Norton Scan but it has only detected tracking cookies and deleted these. Nothing else is detected, and the latest virus etc. definitions were downloaded prior to starting the scan.

I've added the logs requested in the "read this before posting" file as attachments as the previous post I attempted was deemed too long (i.e. over 300000 characters". Sorry - I hope this is ok, otherwise I can re-post them individually.

Help would be ... Read more

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I ran an exe file and it took over my computer. I have no access to my drives, it locked down the administrator user, i got my regedit working and my command line back but i cant see my c or d drives

contrary to the thread rules i will post my HJT log:

*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/*/

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 20:55: VIRUS ALERT!, on 10/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
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
G:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
G:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PDAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
G:\PROGRA~1\WIDCOMM\BLUETO~1\BTSTAC~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PDEngine.exe
C:\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.google.co.uk/ie
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = ... Read more

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i clicked this link and it was a program i accepted it because i thought it was something else

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Apparently the new things on forums are either Rickrolling or shortly commenting "keylogger" when someone posts a link. Atleast thats the case on the WoW forums and GameFAQs.

So I am now afraid to log into WoW, or anything for that matter. I ran a virus scan using HouseCall (the first link that came up when I Google'd "free virus scan") and it ended up freezing my computer. So should I just blow this off? I'm afraid that if I do, I might wake up to the message "Your password has been changed" when I go to log into WoW tomorrow. Please let me know, and if it is something I should worry about, can you tell me of a good, reliable virus scan site that will get the job done quick and not take like 3 days...

And I'm sorry if I'm an idiot and this is completely dumb and its just some forum ... Read more

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Hi:
Wondering if you can help me with this. When i am trying to run WinZip.exe which i dowloaded from the net, i get the following message:
I tried running another downloaded version but still get the same message.

There is another program that i downloaded and trying to install.I get the message:
"Installer CRC invalid". I feel this error is only with installation of any new downloaded software. What could be the problem?
Thanks.
Op : Win98

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Hi

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at AM 2:26:19, on 2005-04-21
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ACS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\EzButton\EzButton.EXE
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\E-KEY\CeEKey.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Management\CePMTray.exe
C:\toshiba\ivp\ism\pinger.exe
C:\Program Files\AhnLab\Smart Update Utility\AhnSDsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\AhnLab\Smart Update Utility\AhnSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apntex.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Power Management\CeEPwrSvc.exe

Hi pepsiman, What can you tell me about the below startup?

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\AsntDll.dll

If you dont know what it is, could you make sure that you can view hidden files and folders (and System Files) and run a search for AsntDll.dll. When you find it, copy it to a new folder, zip it up (this is important) and email it to me (include a link to this thread). My address is [email protected] I will post back when I have checked it out.

To get rid of LOP, go to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel and uninstall Window Search (if present). You will be given a security code to insert, do so and reboot when done.

If the entry is not there, run the below uninstaller (ignore your AV if it squawks).

http://lop.com/new_uninstall.exe

Reboot afterwards and post a new log.

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Can I ask a really stupid question?
It's about locating downloaded files. Not the ones where I select save and then select a folder but the ones which don't offer that. For example right now Java is downloading but the files are not going where the existing Java files are (C:/Program Files/Java).
My question: how can I find out where files have downloaded to?

If you know the name of the file, even partial name. You can do a Search. If you only know the extension, for Java it is .jar or .idx, you can search using a wild card (search: *.jar) Java files are stored under C:\Documents and Settings\yourprofilename under .java, .javaws or jpl_cahce folders. Be sure you are showing Hidden Files and Folders.

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I downloaded autoruns and now I don't know what to do with it. Can someone tell me how to know what to uncheck in the boxes it shows for what is in the start up?
Sorry for being so dense......
skyler

Can you right click on an item and search the internet?
I use CodeStuff Starter and can Right click on an entry > Search Internet > search engines & some sites below.

Identify and disable start-up programs from running.

Sysinfo Startup Applications List

Windows processes - File Inspect Library

Bleeping Computer Startup Programs Database

Application Database - Greatis Software

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