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Cant get online anymore

Q: Cant get online anymore

I have a Vista HP laptop that shows a good connection with my wireless internet but none of my browsers will establish a connection. Also stooped printing to my wireless printer. What up wid dat?

A: Cant get online anymore

would you post the following tests

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, Mcafee , AVG , Webroot etc

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

This should also work for windows 8
Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will now be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply.
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Ping Tests
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

Start> Run {search bar in Vista/W7}> type CMD to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

For Windows 8
to open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.

Type the following command
Ping {then a space and then add the number that is shown against the item labelled "default gateway" shown in the results from the ipconfig /all}
Post back the results in a reply here
right click in the command prompt box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping google.com
Post back the results in a reply here
right click in the command prompt box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Type the following command
Ping 209.183.226.152
Post back the results in a reply here
right click in the command prompt box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste
For your information only
these tests will check various stages of the connection, the first ping test, ping default gateway checks to see if you still have a connection to the router.
The next two Ping google.com & Ping 209.183.226.152 tests the connection to internet. google is to test by name and the ping test using a number is checking that a connection exists without DNS.
these tests then confirm if there is a dns issue on the connection.Click to expand...


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I was helping a friend get his computer straightened out and got everything working good, but then I found out his antivirus was expired so I deleted it and installed avast since thats what I use and it went ok but when I went to register it I couldn't get online, IE opens up and it says connecting but just sets there and there is no blue bar showing that its trying to connect. he has verizon dsl and I tried resetting the modem but that didn't help. any ideas anyone? I hate to call verizon because I can't understand them.
 

A:can't get online anymore

have you tried uninstalling avast? if that doesn't help you could try a System Restore
 

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I've been connected to a nearby wireless service for a while now. I still have excellent signal, and the connection is still "unsecured", but now for some reason I keep getting "Page can't be displayed". What happened?!?

Please advise! :dead:

~Cathii
 

A:Help! Can't get online anymore!

Maybe they've found a way to secure the connection (MAC filtering for example). You will not find any help here on how to circumvent their security & keep leeching.
 

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Same problem with an inspiron coincidentally.

The firewall (kerio) shows info going in and out.

Both firefox and expl give page not found.

The only time I saw this was when my firewall was blocking communication.

I turned off kerio, and even uninstalled, and even know that sometimes registry stuff from firewalls still linger. Had that problem with Norton in the past.

I can't get anything on the net when I'm off line though.

Any other troubleshooting ideas for an offline laptop?

I can't ping either. When I do the ipconfig, it flashes for a sec and disappears.

and I'm using 2k, so no sys restore.
 

A:Can't get online anymore

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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Can anybody help please? After putting my pc into sleep mode while still logged into a multiplayer game site and returning approx 4 hours later i can no longer accsess the internet. I have 2 browsers installed on my pc- internet explorer and mozzilla firefox. My pc is connected via network cards to the host pc which uses a cable modem. Nothing has been unplugged or any settings changed on either pc and the host pc can still access the internet. i was using mozilla firefox browser at the time. Both pc,s use windowsXP. I tried system restore but it hasn't fixed it. What on earth could of happened, everything was fine then a few hours later no internet...any help would be extremely appreciated...thanks in advance.

Mr Jones
 

A:cant get online anymore

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I had no problems with sharing my brother's internet connection until a couple days ago. I can't get online whatsoever. Everytime I try I get the little message saying that there's "little or no connectivity" for the connection. I tried removing and reinstalling the wireless adapter, with no luck. I don't understand why I'm having this problem when everything was working fine.

I'm using a Netgear Wireless-N 300 USB adapter (which I bought about a month ago), and the router on my brother's line is in the same place it has always been (about 7 feet away from my computer). I have Windows XP Home,

I'd greatly appreciate any help.

Thanks!!
 

A:Can't get online anymore via wireless USB adapter

We need to have information on make and models of all your the equipment please.

PC/Laptop
Router/Modem
Who is the ISP (Internet Service Provider)

can you post an ipconfig /all from both machines - make sure we know which is which

{ipconfig /all}
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all

-> Start > run {search bar in Vista} > cmd > ipconfig /all
post back the results here
TWO Methods to do that - if you cannot access the internet with PC, then use method 2 to copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

Method ONE -------------------------------------------------------------
start > run {search bar in Vista} > cmd > ipconfig /all

rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste

Method TWO -------------------------------------------------------------

Start> Run {search bar in Vista}> CMD to open a DOS window and type:

IPCONFIG /ALL >C:\RESULT.TXT

Open C:\RESULT.TXT with Notepad and copy/paste the entire results here.

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Download and install
http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php

Then run the program and post a screen shot of the program running
To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to su... Read more

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this is my fifth re install and activation windows 7 within 2 months because of virus,hardware malfunction, and any other things that happen this past week

so when i thought everything was good and alls working then when i tried to activate online (which usually worked) now it said that cannot be activate in this computer(uhh)

then i tried to use automated phone and it said that i have use this copy of win 7 somewhere else(i only got one pc)

now what?? am i not be able to use my copy of windows anymore?

home premium fpp (64 bit and 32 bit include)

A:I cannot activate windows 7 online anymore

Hi,

To properly analyse and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool:

1. Download and Save to desktop from this link:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

2. Once saved, run the tool. Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.

3. Click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages), and then paste into your next reply.

Regards,
Golden

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Why doesnt my steam or gamespy work anymore. It says that it cannot connect b/c my internet is unstable or i am connected through a over protected firewall, and it has been doing this for about a month now. I went to the steam website and did everything they told me to and it still doesnt work....what should i do?
 

A:None of my online games work anymore

well make sure your are not in fact blocked by a firewall or anything, unless your 100% sure. make sure your internet connection is set under the right setting appropriate for you under Settings>Internet tab for Steam.
 

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i used to watch the full episodes of my fave. tvshows online everynight! then i didnt for a while and now that i'm trying to again it doesnt work. i think i've tried everything. including d/l firefox. didnt work. "enabling" scripting options. didn't work. checking my fire wall. didnt work. uninstalling and reinstalling adobe flash player and d/l java, too. didnt work. so please please i need help so badly! i need to watch heroes and the office and house and desparate housewives!!
oh yeah, and its kinda works like it'll take there where i need to click the episodes but it just doesnt show up.. just leaves everything unclickable
abc.com
nbc.com
fox.com

A:Can't Watch Videos Online Anymore

Well I can tell you that if you are using Firefox you must have the AdBlocking Plus feature disabled or you will encounter exactly the behavior you describe. It can be disabled for individual sites.

Does the problem occur in both IE and Firefox?
Are you having any other scripting related issues -- such as blank pages?

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A:I can't play game online anymore because of virus!!!

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Somewhere in the course of trying to rid my computer of parasites I must have done something wrong...I can no longer play video clips online. It just sits there. ?????
 

A:Video clips online won't play anymore...what did I delete?

Don't know what you deleted but you could try to reload your media player.
 

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About 3 days ago my laptop stopped playing videos online. some videos cause the browser to freeze, whilst some just dont work.
When i try and play a video off youtube it takes about 5 minutes, then starts playing. but when i try one off itv player or something it simply wont work.

i have had my computor checked for virus' and deleted everything like that. i have delete my browsing histroy/temporary internet files etc. and now i have run out of things to try!

i have a samsung r530 laptop, if that helps. and it isnt that old (only got it 5 months ago)

please can someone help me.
i am not that good with technological terms, so please can you explain it in simple terms

thank you so much for reading, and please can you help.
 

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Hi. First, sorry if I don't apply the correct terminology at any point - tired and having brain freezes, too. For about two weeks now, when I visit websites like hulu or youtube, and I click the function to watch the selected video full screen, I'll continue to get the sound, but the full screen video will freeze on whatever the last image was in regular size, and the video part won't play on until I hit ESC and go back. To my knowledge, I've not downloaded or changed anything that could be conflicting. The video enlarging function had worked fine until one night when my husband was watching videos and it didn't work. I have a Gataway laptop with Windows Vista, and I use Internet Explorer 7, with a wireless router connected to TimeWarner Cable Roadrunner. As I noted, everything was fine, and videos enlarged and played with no problems, and now we can't do full screen without the image freezing and the sound continuing on.

Any thoughts on how to troubleshoot or rule out any conflicts or issues? Thank you all! Suzanne
 

A:Solved: Online Videos won't work in full screen anymore

Do you have the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player? It's version
10.0.22.87.

Also, do you have the latest Java Runtime version 6 update 13?
 

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A:Solved: Messed with settings, Can't download music or watch online films anymore????

1. Which settings did you mess with?

2. Do you have System Restore turned on? If so, check for a restore point prior to the day of
you changing the settings. That should fix the problem, if you have a restore point dated before the incident.
 

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Hi everyone,A few days ago, I suddenly couldn't update AVG anymore. It always gives me an error, telling me the connection with the server failed. I also noticed that I can't connect Limewire (P2P program) anymore and opening movie streams in Windows Media Player doesn't work anymore either.I searched some forums for a solution and I found someone with a similar problem, who also told he couldn't execute the "cmd" and "regedit" commands anymore. I tried it on my own computer and I can't run those things anymore either. When I try executing them, the explorer goes all weird and shuffles the program bars on the task bar.I've manually downloaded the latest updates for AVG, installed them and did a full scan, that didn't find a thing. I also ran AdAware, which said I had some malware, which I removed with it. Then I also ran Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, which found some more malware, so I removed it, rebooted my pc, but the problems still exist...I'm hoping someone can help me with this problem, because it's really anoying...Here's my HijackThis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 20:37:26, on 11/05/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\At... Read more

A:Can't update AVG anymore, cmd and regedit don't work anymore, ...

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Hello, folks!
 
I come to you with quite a problem.
 
My internet doesn't work, but only so far as browsers go.
 
I am on an HP Pavilion laptop running Windows 7. In Normal Mode, I am able to swiftly and easily use things like Skype and even Steam; video games that go online or have an online component also seem to work, and can patch themselves or download updates. However, I absolutely cannot use any of my browsers. I have three of them installed: IE, Chrome and Firefox, and when I try to use any of them I get the same error.
 
My main browser is Chrome, and when I attempt to navigate to a page, the browser hangs for a little while and then displays the error, "This webpage is not available."
 
Sometimes I will see this error flash in the page for a split second before my default 'start' page (which really isn't a website) turns up.
 
All of the browsers lag. Chrome in particular says 'Loading...' for some time before it even loads the start page.
 
However, in Safe Mode, all of my internet functionality is present and flawless. My browsers open speedily and connect to the internet in seconds without any problems.
 
 
I am not on my home network; I am on a Verizon network at my cousins' house. Obviously the issue is not with the network, and believe me, I checked and checked and checked again to be sure of that, but I did not start having this problem until I got here and tried to log on. Initially, when I did so, I had the ... Read more

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Hi guys,

I'm a new member here and require help. I've put my specs up in profile so hopefully you should be able to see that.

I'll explain the sort of problems I've been getting recently. I used to get BSOD randomly about a month or so ago. Someone told me to do memory test and hard drive check, which I did. My pc was working fine for sometime after that, not sure if it was because of those tests. Anyway, so recently now when I watch video online within about 10-15 minutes computer freezes, screen freezes and I get weird noise from speakers. I suppose the noise might just be because everything froze. Funny thing is computer only crashes when I watch videos from one website. If I watch from youtube or somewhere else it doesn't, neither from any media player, vlc or other. That's one issue.

Second similar issue when I play online game (Cross fire), same thing happens. Within about 10-15 minutes it freezes, the weird noises don't come all the time though after it freezes.

Third problem, once the pc crashes and I shut it down directly, then I turn it back on, it turns on but doesn't respond, doesnt start windows or the screens that come before, monitor also doesn't turn on so just doesnt boot up the system. Sometimes it makes some kind of noise (not all the time), can't describe it really. After some time though when I turn it on it starts up normally.

I've tried to search and try to solve the problem but couldn't really understand what is causing the crashes. I looked int... Read more

A:PC freezes when watching online videos/playing online game

uhhh.... dude here is what I would do in a crisis like that

try to burn a copy of ubntu (its free to download)

run it with out installing it and try to do the stuff you were doing.

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Ok, turning to you guys for help on this one. I am trying to play Anarchy online, nice game haven't played it in a LONG time, last time I played it I had my computer running Vista.....now it's running windows 7. I downloaded the small client, simple normal game client downloader from the main website, when I run it it gets to about...somewhere between 45% and 60%, not sure which, then I get the blue screen where windows detected a problem and it's dumping physical memory and shuts down. It restarts and the client downloader failed, leaving a partial file, I've tried this with the large client downloader as well, same results. I've tried other online games, sometimes the game won't start up or the installer fails, one of the two, and I'm looking for answers as to why windows 7 is so horrible with online gaming. I play a game called second life, nice game, it was having texture problems and had trouble running, so I ran it under windows xp compatibility and now it's ok except for the occasional texture glitches.

I'm considering going back to windows vista, if that is my course of action I need to take, how would I go about getting windows 7 off and vista back on? If there is another solution I can follow someone please help me with this problem, I'm tired of fumbling around with these online games and finding myself limited to very few because of windows 7 beta. At the moment, if it helps anyone, I highly recommend NOT getting ... Read more

A:Windows 7 and Anarchy Online impossible? (problem with online gaming)

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I forgot to bookmark a website that hardcodes subtitle into video online.does anyone know the website for this ??

A:online website that hardcodes subtitle into video online

oh I remember now , it was only for converting subtitles its - http://subtitlefix.com/index.php

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Unsure what is causing these but has happened 4+ times on wizardry and once on Ragnarok, most other games don't seem to cause any problems. I've attached the files I received from the SF Diagnostic Tool as a zip. Can anyone help me?

A:BSOD playing Wizardry Online and Ragnarok Online 2

May I ask you some questions before we start?

Earlier you had a nvidia GPU? The crash dumps upto 01.04.2013 indicates to nvidia GPU (a very known issue it was).

Code:
BugCheck C4, {91, 2, fffff80003604cc0, 0}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+1b39c9 )

Followup: MachineOwner
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Probably due to those crashes you changed the GPU? The crashes of 24.04.2013 onwards are indicating to ATI GPU. This is also a very known issue, but a worst one. Let us discuss.

Code:
BugCheck A0000001, {5, 0, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : atikmdag.sys ( atikmdag+2311c )

Followup: MachineOwner
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It is a bugcheck inherent with the ATI drivers. Universal. We dont know why it happens (AMD keeps it private). But we may try to troubleshoot.

Have you updated the display driver in between? If so, roll back to the earlier driver that worked good there.
Device Manager - Roll Back Driver

If not, uninstall the ATI/AMD display driver in Control Panel > Programs and features. Then follow Drivers - Clean Left over Files after Uninstalling

When done, download an earlier version of display driver from AMD Graphics Drivers & Software . Dont install CCC.

Does it work? If not, better you RMA the ATI GPU, as it is a new one.

On a serious side note, using two real time protection programs are harmful.

Code:
Start Menu\P... Read more

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Hello.

when i play videos online the higher quality they are the more they stutter and lag (and slow down)
This just happened all of a sudden, i could play videos fine before.
it happens to videos played using vlc too, but to a lower extent.

i recently changed to 64bit, then updated my gpu driver to 64, which didn't do anything.
i installed macromedia flash 8 not too long ago (bout the same time the problem arose), thought that might have something to do with it, seeing as it's so old, maybe it down graded my flash player or whatever (i don't even know if you use flash players offline....)

specs:

Windows Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1 (Build 7601)
Internet Explorer 9.11.9600.17843
Memory (RAM) 6078 MB
CPU Info Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.40GHz
CPU Speed 3384.1 MHz
Sound Card 40 FHD_LCD-TV-4 (NVIDIA High De |
Display Adapters NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 | NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 | RDPDD Chained DD | RDP Encoder Mirror Driver | RDP Reflector Display Driver
Monitors 1x; Generic PnP Monitor |
Screen Resolution 1920 X 1080 - 32 bit
Network Network Present
Network Adapters 300Mbps Wireless USB Adapter | Broadcom NetXtreme 57xx Gigabit Controller
CD / DVD Drives 3x (D: | E: | F: | ) D: hp DVDROM DH20N | E: | F:
Ports COM1 LPT1
Mouse 3 Button Wheel Mouse Present
Hard Disks C: 64.4GB
Hard Disks - Free C: 18.8GB
USB Controllers 7 host controllers.
Firewire (1394) Not Detected
Manufacturer * Dell Inc.
Product Make * OptiPlex 745
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A:HD videos lagg, online and offline (more so online)

Update adobe flash, be sure to untick the optional offer https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
Do the same for shockwave https://get.adobe.com/shockwave/

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I plan on buying the game Steel Tide online. The company can transmit the game by internet too.

bascially,how does that work? do i have to keep the game on one computer?

does that mean i download it and transfer it to a cd or dvd?

thanks
 

A:when i buy a game online transmitted online....

I have no idea, but I would think that you download the installation stuff from them, and you can burn it to a CD if you want, but you can run it right off your hard drive, and then they email you a CD-key or something. I would try emailing them to find out for sure.
 

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Hi,

I wonder how can you make sure you will be safe doing these online with any softwares that will help protecting?

I found these from googling, etc

1. KeyScrambler
2. LUA- I am not sure what it is or where site to download, but someone mentioned this on other forum when someone asked for safety doing online banking. But, I googled it online and am not sure which one. https://www.google.com/search?q=LUA&...O1rYHIDQ&gbv=2
3. OpenDNS
4. Sandboxie
5. Secunia- it is not relating but it looks for updates that you had softwares installed.

Of course, along with an anti-virus software, and malware softwares.

Are those the one to use and what else to use as well? Much thanks!

A:Online banking and shopping online

The best way to protect your computer is subjective, there is no right or wrong answer.
I feel very secure using the following techniques.
I use Security Essentials and Malwarebytes to protect against Malware and virus.
I also use web of trust. It will tell you if you are on an unsafe site. This will protect you from look alike sites, etc
Safe Browsing Tool | WOT (Web of Trust)
Secunia is great software that I use
I always make sure that when I am at the site, the address, begins https and not just http. The s shows that it is a secure site
I never go to my secure sites at public places using wi fi, etc. This can be easily hacked.
Change your pass word every few months.
It is my opinion that this is all that is needed.

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I need to know how I can get my PS2 Slim online so I can play games online. The PS2 Slim has the Network Adapter built in, it's not like the old PS2s. I connected the ethernet cable to the back of my PS2 to one of the four ports on the back of my Linksys Wireless-G 2.4 GHz Broadband router. I made the network configuration, setting the IP address entry to auto and the DNS entry to auto. I finish, then test the connection. It's successful. However when I go to play online, my PS2 gets to the part where it says authenticating DNAS infromation, and say that the server may be down or the cable is disconnected and stuff like that, but the server isn't down and the cable is connected. Someone please help I've been trying for days.
 

A:My PS2 says it online, but I can't play online.

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I can update my programs but I cant open a web page.

Stranded in LiMbO.

Please help.
 

A:To be Online or not to be Online. That is the Question

It seems that you've been blocked by some firewall, because updates use ports for traffic, just like web (80)...try disabling all firewalls and try with different updates from different application...
 

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I have encountered some nasty viruses etc including some that stopped my windows updates. (I am operating on w/ XP on a Inspiron 6400) - I have managed to fix the updating problem, but still have some bad stuff b/c the resolution of my screen is blurry and my system is operating very-very slowly. I have tried to remove (O23 - Service: McAfee Online Backup (MOBKbackup) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee Online Backup\MOBKbackup.exe) a number of times but have been unsuccessful - that is my reasoning that it is bad. Am I totally off base? Also in the same regard I can not get rid of (O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service NVSvcALG (NVSvcALG) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\adsldpcy.exe (file missing) - Please advice.Also this is my first post so I am not real sure if it makes any sense - ThanksLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 3:10:51 PM, on 7/13/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)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&#... Read more

A:IS- O23 - Service: McAfee Online Backup (MOBKbackup) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee Online Backup\MOBK...

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again. Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT. Click Continue at the disclaimer screen. Please post the contents of log.txt. Thank you for your patience.Please see Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem. 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. Please post your HijackThis log as a reply to this thread and not as an attachment. I am always leery of opening attachments so I always request that HijackThis logs are to be posted as a reply to the thread. I do not think that you are attaching anything scary but others may do so. While we are working on your HijackThis log, please: Reply to this thread; do not start another! Do not make any changes on your computer during the cleaning process or download/add programs on your computer unless instructed to do so. Do not run any other tool until ... Read more

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I've been trying to get rid of this problem:

When my computer goes Idle my Connection drops.
I Just closed Firefox and my connection dropped.
It drops randomly and constantly ( weird huh ) every 20 minutes or random browser closes.
It happened about 4 or 5 months ago, then went about 2 or 3 months with out the problem, now its back!

My equipment:
HP Pavilion Desktop. Vista (forget the model)
Westell 2200 Modem
Linksys WRT54G2 Router (i don't use wireless)
Also i Use a wired Xbox 360

Here is the thing though:
When my PC drops connection I am still able to get online and play with my friends on Xbox Live, So I don't think it is the Modem or Router, it has to be a cord or my computer or something.. Anyway I'm getting really tired of it because every time i want to use my PC I have to reset my router to restore the connection. Anything helps!

P.S. Everything is Wired at ALL times and it Still says its connected but i cant get online, And when i go into my Status it says 356 Million Bytes received, i don't know if that means anything.
 

A:I don't know what to do anymore...

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Hello, I was giving my computer a general tidy up and it somehow caught WIN32\Gaelicum.A. This prevented me from doing anything but accessing safe mode. So i followed a couple of guides and through safe mode managed to remove the virus.
Overjoyed, I rebooted to normal mode and proceeded to log in. However after entering my password and attempting to log in i was logged straight out without so much as seeing my desktop. I also tried pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del twice and trying to log in via administrator. However the same thing happened.
So I thought right something has been added to my startup folder to log me out as i log in so i went to safe mode to try and remove it in that. But the same thing happened in that.
In a last ditch attempt to remove the suspected script from my startup i loaded up my Ubuntu live CD and accessed the folder through that. Only to find it empty of everything but the desktop.ini file.
I should say i have XP Home and no XP install CD or recovery CD because my OS came installed on the laptop from the manufacturer. And the recovery partition is also corrupted somehow so i cant restore. Any ideas on how to fix this problem would be greatly appreciated as although I have all my important files backed up and i could use Ubuntu for most of my needs, I need access to XP as I am working on a project for school which needs to be completed by the start of term in august and there is no equivalent software available on Ubuntu.

TIA,
Michael
 

A:Can't Log In to XP anymore

Hi and welcome

Sorry for delay. we're quite busy here.

Bad news I'm afraid....

Win32/Gaelicum.A is a nasty file infector. It is also network aware and can spread to other machines on the network.
Even though your antivirus program detects it and can quarentine/heal some of the files it will be near impossible to clean up entirely.

I suggest to take this machine off the network entirely untill you can either clean it or you re-install everything. Your other machines should be thourally checked by a couple good virus scanners too.

With a file infector such as this the only way I would trust the system is to do a full format/reinstall of your operating system and all your programs.
Even if antivirus can heal many; often the file is corrupted beyond repair and wont work after virus code is removed. You cannot even trust your antivirus program as parts of it will be infected as well.

I do not suggest backing up any of your programs because this virus looks for and infects all executables on all drives. Your backups will need to come from known good cds or dvds or re-downloaded from the internet.

Your documents, mp3s & pictures should be fine to back up.

Sophos description (they have different name)

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32tengaa.html

If you don't have the resorces to format/re-install we can try & fix but I cannot guarenty our success or system integrety afterward.

Wish I had a better answer...

Let me know your intentions on ... Read more

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Hi my name is Liryc and I'm new to this forum, and I am hoping that someone can really help me before I put a hammer to this computer cause its driving me insane. I have been having some problems with it. I recently found that I had a virtumonde virus on the computer, after speaking to the IT guys at my job they told me what to do to remove the pesky little problem. I thought that I did the right thing cause it started running instead of freezing on me when I turned it on. But what I realized is that now the computer is working alot slower than before. I ran Ad-Aware, and Spybot and they located some critical things on the computer. I also had a pop up about mdmcls32.exe. I checked on the computer to see what it was.. Found out that its a trojan. I'm just tired right now of all this crap. Can someone please help me. I've deleted some from the registry and I've ran Spybot more than 1 million times. Can someone please help me in fixing this problem. Here is my HJT log.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:28:38 PM, on 11/18/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost... Read more

A:I Can't Take It Anymore

Hello Liryc,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer

Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks,
tea

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Hi guys,
Im running windows vista and its running slow, i get virus alerts from avast antivirus every 10 minutes or so but when deleted it obviously is coming straight back. iv ran a few anti-spyware programs with no luck so im asking for some expert advice.
Thanks in advance!!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:00:23, on 15/04/2007
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16386)

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\soundman.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Windows\System32\wpcumi.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Windows\explorer.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchProtocolHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.uk/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Mai... Read more

A:I cant take it anymore...

great!....anybody....?

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I have XP Home and I recently updated Explorer to 7. I can't ftp anymore. When Internet Explorer checks my connection, everything is OK except my ftp. Where can I find a box to check or uncheck to solve this problem?
 

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I had auto update on but just to notify me when updates were ready. Im Pretty sure i hit download when updates avalible box came up when i booted. After that nothing happend it didnt download it or ask me to install it.
~i tried schelduling auto update at a time but never cheaks for the updates. ive trieded setting it to cheack for updates everyday but never has.
Ive been to microsofts update site and only works if auto update is enabled..could someone PLEASE help me


HOME EDITION

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For a stragne reason i can't log on the network anymore it all started when i had missing files on my pc then my network was working just fine then i installed opertaing system backup cd to repair the minner problem but when i tryed to log on aol it takes 3 trys to log on and when it does i can only check my email that is all i can't log on my icq,aim and play ultima online... and i dont like to use my old pc to play ultima online its very slow plllzzzz help me out im down on my knees for real i really want to use my fast pc and i dont know nothing about pc's to repair then i asked gateway becouse its a gateway pc how to repair it they told me to reinstall window 98 but it did not work and it just made my pc worst now i can play my games on it now just as i posted on games help me plz!!
 

A:I can't log on to the net anymore

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O.K. This is the third time I've typed this and I'm now beyond Pi...mad.
Here's my hijack this log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 3:25:40 PM, on 10/11/2004
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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\ron\LOCALS~1\Temp\~AceTemp\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://iwon.com/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
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A:I can't take it anymore

Use TaskManager (Ctrl+Alt+Delete) to end these processes (if applicable):

cashback.exe

nls.exe

bargains.exe

exdl2.exe
Go to add or remove programs and uninstall BargainBuddy (may also be named CashBack or NaviSearch)

Restart your computer and post another log.
 

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Hello Everybody!

First of all, sorry about my English!

So.. I have a super huge problem. My computer was working fine for like 2 years until Sunday. That's when I checked my computer and saw a message: Windows was unable to save file: D:/... etc.. (I'm sorry I didn't write it down.). It froze down. I couldn't do anything. I had to Reset the computer, but since that time the computer is unable to see my D: hard drive, which is a Seagate.

You should know my configuration:
I have a Compaq Presario SR1911X with 2 hard drives. One is for the Windows XP: Samsung SP2004C, the other one is for all my data (photos, music, emails, everything!): Seagate ST3200826AS. This is the one which is not working.

I took my computer apart and tried to change the cabels, just to see if it's a cabel problem. It's not. And I can hear that the HDD has power because it gives me the sound.. But the only problem, that the computer doesn't recognize it anymore.

Please Please Please people, help me!!!! I don't want to loose all my data, expecially my photos. Also, I don't have the money to get it to a data recovery comptany.

Thank you!

 

A:Can't see my HDD anymore!! Please Help me!!

It sounds like the hard drive died. Good thing you backed everything up, huh? Data you don't have at least 2 copies of is data you don't want to keep.

Is the drive even spinning? Did it make any noise before quitting? If there is no access at all, a data recovery company may be the only answer. But they can cost 1000's of dollars, too.

You could try some hard drive tests if they will run on it.

Free Hard Drive Testing Applications:

Manufacturer's Tests
Victoria for DOS
Victoria for Windows (Both versions of Victoria are among the best and most thorough tests available.)
HD Tune
CheckDisk 1.03 (Marks bad sectors as unusable.)
HDAT2 (Diagnostics and bad sector recovery)
MHDD Low-level Diagnostics
Bootable Hitachi Drive Fitness Test Floppy or CD Image (works on most drives)

Hard Drive Manufacturers' Diagnostic Utilities Links:

TachTech
BleepingComputer
 

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I don't know where to post this now. I have no clue anymore what is wrong with this system. With the money I have wasted into this thing I could have bought a top of the line gaming rig by now. But now its too late to just pull out and leave this thing alone.

Anyways suddenly I am getting this problem(problem number 156?).

This is how it started: I updated my video card drivers to the latest ATI drivers 9.12. I started playing the game DIRT2 for a couple hours. I finally closed down DIRT2 and suddenly I was getting this problem: The PC would get a split second freeze every couple of seconds. Along with this split second freeze is coupled with this High Pitched Looping sound like when a program locks up and you get that looping sound until you can close out the program. This freeze up is basically noticable in the form of the mouse freeze up for a split second, then it moves again and then split second freeze again.

Ok, that is just the start of the problems. I am also suddenly having random issues with connecting to the internet via my wireless. Before this problem occured I was able to connect flawlessly. My wireless adapter will be displayed as "Connected" as always but I cannot open a web browser page. My windows live was still connected for 10 minutes one time while I was trying to figure why I can't connect to firefox. Then suddenly windows live crashed!

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A:I know anymore!

When you look in Event Viewer, do you see any errors that might tell you what is faulting?

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Hey guys, hoping you could help me with this log. Computer is running very slow, i can't even open up task manager to end processes???? Here is the log from hijack this and the log from the hijack analyzer

HIJACK THIS LOG
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:36:05 AM, on 9/14/2005
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:\WINDOWS\System32\ACS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\Toshiba\IVP\swupdate\swupdtmr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe
C:\... Read more

A:Please help, i can't take this anymore

Hi, welcome to TSF.

I'm currently at work so my assitance will be brief:

I want you to search for these files on your computer and make note of if they exist. If they do, we'll need to delete them in Safe Mode:

Enable the Viewing of Hidden Files, and then search:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd.com
C:\WINDOWS\System32\netstat.com
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ping.com
C:\WINDOWS\System32\regedit.com
C:\WINDOWS\System32\taskkill.com
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tasklist.com
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tracert.com

Reboot your computer to Safe Mode and then delete any of those found above, includining this folder:

C:\Program Files\winupdates\

while in Safe Mode run HJT and fix:

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [winupdates] C:\Program Files\winupdates\winupdates.exe /auto

Reboot and report back with a fresh HJT scan.

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It all started when I was defragging last night. I got a couple BSOD's while doing the defrag but idiotically I just ignored them, restarted my pc and continued to defrag. After the third BSOD restart is where I died inside. When starting my pc, after the Windows XP loading screen it goes to a black screen and stays there. I try to go into safe mode but it freezes when loading drivers. I tried to do a repair with the Windows XP Setup CD but after it loads the drivers it goes to a BSOD with the following STOP message 0x0000007B. I've searched online for help and have used many utility cd's and diagnostic tools with no success (P.S. one of the utilities is a live cd and it BSOD's when starting up). There's nothing wrong with the RAM or Hard Drive, the partition table and boot sector are fine, the MBR and MFT are fine. I plugged my HDD into another computer as a secondary drive and I can explore the contents of my HDD (while using the primary drive in that computer). I suspect there may be a problem with a controller because I put a backup hard drive in my computer and tried installing Windows XP but I get the BSOD again; it's really weird because I used a SATA connection for my original drive and an IDE connection on my backup drive (is this a northbridge/southbridge issue?!). Is there any way to fix this (preferably without formatting or buying any new parts)?! And if there really is something wrong with a part and/or controller, why did none of the diagnostic tools recognize ... Read more

A:Can't use pc anymore?!?!

well there is a technical way but I doubt you're up for because it uses linux however, a simple way is to reinstall the version of windows but without formatting the harddrive this should fix the issue. you will gain access to the computer as if it were normal you can backup your documents, music, etc. and then reformat the computer.

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Hi, i got a weird problem:

one peacefull day the computer rebooted by its own, and then i can't get access to any FTP (wich i've been using before the restart).
Some days ago It also happened, i tried everything (virus scan, spyware, reconfiguration...) and the only solution was a reformat, but this time i cannot consider it.

I'm using Windows XP SP2, with all updates.
Here's my HijackThis 2.0.2 log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:44:38, on 10/01/2008
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
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Archivos de programa\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\McAfee\Common Framework\McTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Archivos de programa\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Archivos de programa\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Distill... Read more

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Hello everybody,

This is my first post here, I got into a situation with my computer that I don't know anymore how to go on... hope I can get some help here.

It started when I was searching for a little freeware to change my desktop wallpaper automatically. After being redirected few times I found and downloaded "Desktop Wallpaper Timer 1.6.9.exe" (don't remember the web address, I was not attentive). I've scanned it with NOD32 and no threads were found.

After I tried to run it, a disaster began.

First I've noticed the message in the taskbar: "Your security center service is turned off" when I tried to turn it on again it was not possible. Says simply the security center service can't be started. I opened regcleaner by jouni vuorio to remove the new thing, under "software" was written that the FirstRRRun has been installed.

I removed it and than:
- NOD32 simply dissapeared - message: The program doesn't exist
- The same story with Spybot Search&Destroy
- Same with Registry Mechanic
- Not able anymore to connect the internet: "wireless wizard can not be started" (I'm writing this from another computer)

I tried to reinstall NOD32 - Not possible: Message "106 Error Occured while extracting archive file"

Can not reinstall spybot either

With another computer I've searched for AV programs like AVG free, Kaspersky trial, F-prot trial... None of them can be installed. All give messag... Read more

A:Don't know anymore...

Seems the problem has been resolved. I've used no-need-to-install AV Dr.Web. It found and removed 2 worms Win32.HLLM.Beagle. After that I was able to reinstall all programs and fix all other problems.

Here's the new log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 15:01:57, on 11.11.2007
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16546)

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Motorola\SMSERIAL\sm56hlpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\nod32kui.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157... Read more

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I have tech service through the ISP I have. I noticed that Chrome was running kind of sluggish and figured, since it was there, I contacted tech support. The tech removed Malwarebyte, Super Anti-Spyware, Advanced System Care, two registry programs I had and Baidu browser and Baidu Speed up. He said almost everything could be done with programs already available in Windows 10. He tried to show me but he was so darn fast I could hardly keep up. I told him among all the programs only Super Anti-Spyware found 470 tacking cookies! He said that it was OK and they were harmless and I could access them from another Windows cleanup selection. Are all these programs that are 3rd party out there junk? When I used them I found so many problems, weaknesses and vulnerabilities. But to have them be deemed mostly useless, he did say MOSTLY useless, I am really confused. Been messing with computers for over 20 years and always used 3rd party Virus, spy ware and optimization tools regularly. Are they just programs that cue into certain functions of Windows and isolate them to make a program that is already in Windows but makes it sort of a short cut or are they really valuable? I am reinstalling a couple of things the tech deleted whether he liked it or not. As for the rest, I just don't know.
I would think that the writers and programmers of your particular OS would include such protection but I think it's kinda like guys in prison. They have all day every day looking for that one weakness in... Read more

A:Not sure about anything anymore...

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Hello,
I'm using Wins XP SP2. For some reason, I can't go from Start>Run any more since the RUN... (which is normallylocated right under SEARCH) has gone.

How do I bring it back on the list?

Much obliged,

DG
 

A:Can't RUN anymore

Right click taskbar, properties, startmenu tab, customize, advanced tab, under "startmenu items" find and check "run command", ok, ok.
 

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Hi.. My USB drive stopped showing up in 'my computer' after a recent update I guess.... What do I do to get anything back from it??

WD My Passport Essential SE 750 GB

Thanx folks...

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As the title says,

Where can I find XP these days?

I'm wanting to put it on the HTPC I'm building, simply because it's cheaper than Win7. Would prefer XP Pro for the IR support, but not neccesary. I'm working with a hauppauge HVR-1600-MC, it supports XP SP2 up through 7x64, so it's just a matter of price....

I know i could find Vista dirt cheap, but i wouldn't want it for the same reason as the next guy.

At the same time, I don't know if the board (GA-MA78LMT-S2) is supported by XP?

A:Where to buy XP anymore?

It is very expensive as it stands.

Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2: Amazon.co.uk: Software

Just type into google 'Buy XP pro' thousands of options.

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Hopefully someone can help me out because I am a novice when it comes to computer skills. In the last few weeks or so my internet has been acting up and keeps crashing on me witha message reading that I have had some serious error and needs to close, allowing me to report it to microsoft. I ran AVG 8.0 (Free edition)and Spydot. They seemed like they got rid of things and everyone was going okay but my internet was still acting up.

Now, in the last few days that problem has gone away but I believe have malware on my computer. I keep getting pop ups from avg saying trojans like Vundo.FJ and BHO.HYT are on my computer and should be fixed, which AVG supposably does.

Currently, I keep getting new windows of internet explorer opening, kind of like popups, that I never did anything to that are from really random sites. I am not sure how that helps but I figured I would throw it in here.

From my little knowledge of computers I used "run" with msconfig and noticed that in my startup it says that I have these three things that I know should not be there. They are:
1. ruyopaku
2. tukuhegu
3. hagijifa or metadomo (It keeps changing between the two for some reason)
They are all rundll32.exe, whatever that means.

This is what I did to get rid of it, besides running my two spy programs, so hopefully I didn't screw anything up.
1. I used "run" an went to services.msc to stop Backgroudn Intelligence
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A:Not sure what to do anymore!

Hi and welcome to BleepingComputer The process of cleaning your computer may require temporarily disabliling some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Result... Read more

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Hi Guys,Sorry to come and plee for help but I'm afraid I am with no other solutionP4 running XP2 proffesional, constantly updated AVG and Microsoft Anti-spyWhen I booted my machine on Monday morning the display was all wrong, the red cross to close programmes down was corrupt and icons where stretching every now again. First through device manager, would not let me in.Search for files or folders will not work.Start getting message about c:\documents and settings local user blah blah se.dllUpdated and ran avg deleted se.dllweb started loading about:blankCoulld not go to ANY websites that had forums or support or knowledge base.Used the internet at work (whicH I don't like doing, ok I do but I don't like loosing my job) and found out about removing se.dll manually using the registry etc., worked fine, se.dll now removed but all of the symptons are still the same bar my browser doesnt go to about:blank anymore but still will not open forums etc., It's a complete nightmare, I have to be quick on here as I can't access forums at home and work ends soon, so if anyone is SO KIND I'd really appreciate if you could e-mail any advice about what to do next to <removed> as well as posting on here, I can check for the next hour!Many thanks and sorry for being lame,MarkEmail removed to prevent spambot harvesting~g

A:Don't know what to do anymore

Welcome lornaboy to Bleeping Computer.You are not being lame, just infected.You may need to use the computer at work again. Download the needed programs to a disk and copy them to the infected computer.Download CW-Shredder at the link below:http://cwshredder.net/bin/CWShredder.exeDon't run it yet!***Download 'SpSeHjfix' to the desktop.Rightclick a blank part of the desktop and select new folder, call it ?spfix?.Unzip the file into that folder. Don't run it yet.***Please download the latest version of HiJack This. Click here to download the latest version (1.99.1). Please save it in a permanent folder (such as C:\HJT). This is to ensure that backups are saved and accessible in the event you should need it. Follow the instructions below if you are unsure how to save it in a permanent folder:1.) Click on the link to download HiJackThis.exe.2.) When it pulls up the box (for you to pick a location to save the file), click on the pulldown menu and select "[C:]".3.) Click on the button to "create new folder" and name the folder HiJackThis4.) Double click on the folder you just made (to go into the folder) and click "save" on the bottom of the box.***Disconnect from the net and Close ALL OPEN PROGRAMS.Run 'SpSeHjfix' and click on "Start Disinfection".When it's finished it will reboot your computer to finish the cleaning process.The tool creates a log of the fix which will appear in the folder.If it doesn't find any of the SE files or... Read more

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My computer is virtually useless when using the internet. I have no idea how or what happened but I can no longer exit out of internet explorer without using ctrl+alt+delete. Also I am having pop-ups nonstop. I do spybot, ad-aware, and McAfee virus scans....nothing is ever fixed. One more thing I am finding all sorts of wierd files named "tfypnk", "rqyokv", "rundll32", and "ap9h4qmo". Please help me, thanks in advance. Here is my Hijack log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:49:26 PM, on 2/26/2005
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\spoolsv.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\pctspk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE
c:\progra~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsescn.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winupdt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wsxsvc\wsxsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\vmss\vmss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wintask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\FxSvr2.exe
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A:I can't take this anymore!

Anybody?
 

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Hi there,

I have an old Dell XPS M1530 and wanted to salvage the hard drive, buy an enclosure and use it as an external hard drive. This is what i typed in:

select disk 0
clean
create partition primary
select partition 1
format fs=ntfs quick

Do i need to do anymore? or can i just put it in an enclosure and use it as a hard drive? and will i have the 320 GB on the drive to use?

A:Do i need to do anymore?

I think you are OK.

But I'd go back into diskpart and look at the results.

Probably with these commands

List disk (should show disk 0)
Select disk 0
List part (should show partition 1)
Select part 1

Do you see a part 1 with the expected size?

If so, you are good to go, but you can always recheck in Windows Disk Management after you get it connected.

I'm not sure, but I don't think you have to assign a drive letter in diskpart.

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I had a problem a while back because of malware which meant I couldnt use any USB ports and my computer completely became redundant.

This problem meant I couldnt connect to the internet, and couldnt come to the Tech Support Forum for help, so a friend of mine had the idea to partition the C drive into C & E, E being the old problematic drive and C the new part.

This allowed me then to connect to the internet via the C drive so I coudl get to the HJT forum to get help, and as expected the forum helped me out.

Now I wont to clear that E drive away, leavingme with just the c drive, as I think Ive got everything I need from there now and placed on my now C drive.

Can somebody help me do this, and if there anything I can do with a scan to help you identify things first that isnt a problem at all.

Whilst getting help this time around, a professional in the HJT section mentioned I had a double boot system, this is new to me and just thought id mention it just in case it mattered.

Thanks

Lee

A:No need for E dive anymore

Hi Lee !

Right-click my computer => manage => disk management. Expand the window and post a screenshot of it here. To post a screenshot press the print screen key, go to start => all programs => accessories => paint, click edit => paste, then save as .jpg. Attach the image file to your next post using the manage attachments button from the advanced mode.

Then open windows explorer, navigate to c:, go to tools => folder options => view. Check "show hidden files and folders" and uncheck "hide protected operating system files" and "hide extensions for known file types". Double-click the boot.ini file (or open it in notepad) and copy/paste its content here.

Before we proceed further be warned that it can be risky to merge 2 partitions (C and E) when one of them (C) holds the system. If something goes bad you can lose all the files that are on one or those partitions and you may even end up with a non-bootable computer. I would advise that you backup all your valuable data on CD's and make sure you have your install disk ready just in case.

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HP Pavillion custom - Vista Home Premium SP1, used to be Norton 2009, 10G ram, AMD Phenom 4 core/eMachine WinXPSP3, Norton, AMD 3100/emachine T????: NOT net worked/sharing, net access through NetGear WPN824v3: All current definitions and firmware except last machine.
This starts week #4 of fighting something that has has my computer in a network within itself with "root" claiming to be the Domain Controller and thus limiting my abilities as Admin. About 4 weeks back I got nailed with the W32.Virut.CF nasty and the problems haven't stopped. I've gone as far as changing modems, unplugging and resetting the router before each use, taking all computers except this off line, taking out the CMOS battery/ram//all cards/cpu/trying restore/trying the restore desks and wiping the drive all to no avail. If I delete anything it's restored within minutes, sometimes seconds. I resorted to doing a del *.* on C which left me with a few directories protected by root. I'm not familiar with shells, encryption techniques, schemas, group policies (global & local), objects, permissions, ASP NET, Python, all of the secret pipeline protocols that are established in stealth mode or editing the registry based on what should or should not be there. IE has been redirected rendering it useless and I can't seem to install anything as it's changed installers or hidden it in root. At the suggestion of a friend, I am booting from an EeeBuntu Linux disk which is using a ... Read more

A:I don't own my computer anymore?

I presume you have read this:http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/w32v...llateral-damageand tried the recommended way to clear the nasty but it isn't working.This sounds bad enough to justify taking all computers offline and doing a disk format and OS reinstall on each - big job but it may be your only way out. Reset any modems etc before linking computers back in. You'll have to be very disciplined and regimented in doing this. Good Luck!

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While trying to clean up the drive of my Dell Inspiron 6400, I must have accidentally uninstalled something. Now my DVD player does not play DVD anymore.
When I go to ?My Computer?and then click on the DVD, I get an error message saying ?This file does not have a program associated with it to perform this action.? The DVD does neither play on DIVX nor on Windows Media Player.
I have checked under ?Device Manager? to see if there was a problem with the DVD driver, but it seems fine. There is no exclamation sign. I even uninstalled the driver and rebooted the computer. It still did not solve the problem.

Can anyone please give me a solution? It is getting quite frustrating.

Thank You in advance.
Prad

A:DVD/CD not working anymore

Download VLC player and play your DVD's with it.

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Trying to post to Newsgroup i get the following error:


Windows Mail could not post your message. Subject 'testing', Account: '202.177.16.121', Server: '202.177.16.121', Protocol: NNTP, Port: 119, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800C006F

A:Can't post anymore

What did the group administrator have to say?

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I have 3 computers networked through an SMC Barricade router which is in turn hooked to a cable modem. (The router assigns each one a unique IP add. using DHCP) All three can access the Internet with no problem. the last time I tried to view the shared folders, all of a sudden none of the computers can see any of the others, Two are running Win XP home SP2. One of them must use Win 98 because it wouldn't take XP. I have installed Trend Micro Internet security an them, but have it configured for home local area network. On two of them I'm running Trojan Hunter. They all have spyware blaster running in the background. I don't know when the blindness problem occurred because I haven't tried to go to My network places since August. Everything was OK then. I have made sure all three are in the same workgroup.
 

A:can't see other computers anymore

The basics for troubleshooting are:

1. Make sure you have the same IP scheme (e.g. 192.168.0.x).

2. Make sure you have the same Subnet Mask, Gateway, and DNS IP addresses.

3. Make sure you can ping the other computer's IP address. If this fails, just for testing, make sure you turn off XP's as well as any other firewall.

4. Make sure you can ping the other computers by name.

5. Make sure you have the same workgroup name (watch for trailing spaces)

6. For troubleshooting purposes, turn off XP's and completely uninstall any other firewall software. You can always add more complexity after you get it working.

7. With XP, make sure you have the same username and password as the person logging onto the other computers. The default setting for XP Pro is to require a password for network access.

8. More details about how to network XP can be found at:
http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking/xp_network.htm

9. More details about how to troubleshoot TCP/IP networks can be found at:
http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking/trouble.htm

There continues to be a lot of misinformation about needing NetBEUI or to changing the NetBIOS setting. You can ignore both. Installing NetBEUI to solve a networking problem will just mask a some underlying and potentially important misconfiguration with TCP/IP. The default NetBIOS setting works fine so there is no need to change that either.
 

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So I can got a virus and it continue to screw up my computer so I reformatted and now after reformatting I cant multitask anymore. I used to be able to have world of warcraft run in the background as i played call of duty and now I cant. Any suggestions?

A:Cant Multitask anymore

Quote:




I used to be able to have world of warcraft run in the background as i played call of duty




Now thats a multitasking computer....

Did you reinstall the right version of Windows? 32-bit or 64-bit

Also, does it give an error or the other program just doesn't open?

Third, is it just for these two games (little bit harder for a computer to run two games...) or with any program (your internet browser and let's say Microsoft word or something...)

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This is somewhat old, I should have posted it here... well, maybe a month or so ago.

In the end of the last year, I had some issues with the computer, so I posted about it at one of the other forums like this that you can find online. I got help, ran a few antimalware programs, HijackThis etc. One of these programs were ComboFix.

In the beginning, ComboFix worked alright. But it messed up the computer in various ways, which (I think) is supposed to be fixed when . But when ComboFix was to be unistalled, supposedly restoring the messed-up stuff back to normal, ComboFix stopped working normally just showing error messages, claiming that it didn't work with Vista (even though it did before). I tried to re-download it as instructed, but to no avail. I can't run ComboFix at all anymore. The helper said in December 31 that he would contact the creator of ComboFix and be back within "a few days". Now all of January and half of February have passed, and no response yet. I'm strongly suspecting he will not be back. I checked the thread today, and nope, no response.

In essence, this means I'm stuck with the computer partly messed up. What is visible is that I can't see my background (nor select one either), it's just black. In addition, thumbnails aren't working either, and images in folders have no icon (though if you click on them, you can see them without problems just a text piece below where the image is supposed to be. And these are the visible problems. Maybe there ... Read more

A:ComboFix can't be run anymore

I will alert a mod about this.

Please post the link to the topic on the other forum.

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could you please tell me why my computer will not burn cd's anymore

A:cant burn cd's anymore

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Could you please look this over
http://www.techsupportforum.com/micr...formation.html

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ok so i got a laptop and it worked great for the first couple of days i downloaded a couple of games and Avg security. After i downloaded the last game i tried it out and it was great, but the next day it wouldnt fully boot up it says windows did not start up correctly or something like that
my computer is an hp pavillion zv5000 with 30 gig hdd a 1 gig ram a 2.8 processor it has windows xp 3 usb ports 1 phone jack 1 ethernet hookup a micrphone jack a headphone jack a cd-rw/dvd drive
i dont know what to do so any help would be appriciated
 

A:I cant even get to my desktop anymore

You might try starting the computer in 'Safe Mode' by gently, continously tapping the F8 key while it is booting.. when the black screen with white writing comes up use the arrow keys to move to 'Last Known Good Configuration' option, click the enter key and let the computer do it's thing. Let us know if this is of any help.
Vicks
 

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Well, I now have an unbootable computer. I don't know what's wrong. When it tries to boot, it gets a BSOD, and it goes by too fast for me to possibly read it. I heard you can change this option by getting into a special menu with F8, but F8 doesn't do anything for me. I heave the option of loading Startup Repair, too, but its SLOOOOOOOOOOOOW! There's no way this can be right! (Maybe I need to put the harddrive on an eternal reader and grab the dumps.)
 
Prior to this, the OS was laggy. I was playing music with Winamp, and it k.....ept pausing. Prior to that, I had a mess where all the programs became unresponsive and I had to force a reboot. Now, this may be unrelated, but prior to all of this, I had not one but two harddrives start to fail. One of them did fail. Now, I'm being good as far as I know. I have a surge protector on this stuff. Is there a surge coming from within? Is it time for a new motherboard, and is that the only thing that will save me? Am I smarter than I look, or not?
 
I'm on a budget. I really don't want to have to replace everything if I can avoid it.
 
I'm running WIndows 7 on a Gigabyte H55M.

A:Can't boot up anymore.

I would run hardware diagnostics first to check for a failing  hard drive. Most computers have built in tests that can be accessed by pressing a key when the manufacture splash screen appears. 

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The past few days my PC has been infected (either by an obvious fake mail I opened by mistake or by some random website I visited) and since then everytime I start firefox the browser works slow especially in google. Sometimes a website is opened with a fake scanner telling me its scanning for threats, other times I get redirected to other websites (who won't display any content once they've loaded) when I click on websites that I usually visit daily through google search.

Since then I've installed Ad-Aware, Superantispyware, MalwareByes Anti-Malware and scanned with all three and each one found various trojans which they quarantined and which I removed. I also searched with Nod32 and it found nothing at all.

I did some more research on my problem and found out that I might be infected with Vundo but this is just a wild guess. However I did a search with Spybot - Search & Destroy and it did find a Vurtomondo (or if it was called something else..I read that its like Vundo) and removed it and rebooted my PC but none of this worked.

All programs have the latest updates but none of these were done in safemode. I downloaded a program called VundoFix and it found one threat (when I used it in safe mode) and rebooted the PC but the problem didn't get solved.

One common problem to Vundo infection was a security hole in Java-related applications so I uninstalled these and reinstalled them but the problem is still there. I cleaned my registry as well to see if ... Read more

A:Infected and not sure anymore what to do

Hello,welcome to BC. Looks like we need a deeper look. Please go here....Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.Let me know if that went well.

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HI guys bought a compaq armada m300 off ebay all worked fine for months it has windows xp pro,basically all i had to do to login was press ok as no password was set and just said "user" in user name,now it says "windows cannot load the users profile but has logged you on with the default profile"!! That didnt sound so bad as i thought it was gonna log me in but just returned to login page,i heard a trick press con/alt and delete twice and type administrator with no password,i tried this and its said "cannot creat temporary profile directory maybe because by insufficient security rights",of course i tried leaving everything blank but seems like im stuffed why do i never get the easy problems?
Any experts know how i may be able to fix /get round this?just weird as it was ok the other day i never bother created or even looking at setting up admin /user accounts so wouldnt know what the set up is there mmmmm!!!!!
 

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HI guys bought a compaq armada m300 off ebay all worked fine for months it has windows xp pro,basically all i had to do to login was press ok as no password was set and just said "user" in user name,now it says "windows cannot load the users profile but has logged you on with the default profile"!! That didnt sound so bad as i thought it was gonna log me in but just returned to login page,i heard a trick press con/alt and delete twice and type administrator with no password,i tried this and its said "cannot creat temporary profile directory maybe because by insufficient security rights",of course i tried leaving everything blank but seems like im stuffed why do i never get the easy problems?
Any experts know how i may be able to fix /get round this?just weird as it was ok the other day i never bother created or even looking at setting up admin /user accounts so wouldnt know what the set up is there mmmmm!!!!!

ps i believe unlike normal xp,xp pro wont let you get in in safe mode well i know it doesnt cos i tried it!! well it will let u but guess what not without inputting a password,so i cant do system restore even !!
 

A:Cannot login to XP Pro anymore

so i cant do system restore evenClick to expand...

Yes you can. From Safe Mode Command Prompt
%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe
You can also use boot disks to view your password
 

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Recently everything stopped updating properly. The Windows Update when it tries to update will always stay at 0% and will never progress any further. It is also the same with the Micosoft Security Essentials that came with the computer it won't update anymore. Can anyone help me?

A:Nothing will Update anymore

How do I reset Windows Update components&#63;
Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7, and for Windows Server 2008 R2
Cannot Update Windows using Windows Update

Try these one should get you working, again.

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It started yesterday.

My Win. 7 occasionally froze. It was frustrating but I didn't think much of it.
Once, when it froze, I got frustrated and turned it off with the power button. It kept happening.

today.

it was still happening, so i went into safe mode. I wasnt going to do anything, I just thought maybe going into safe mode and then restarting would help. i did, however, go to control panel --> system --> advanced system settings to adjust for best performance, because i thought it was a slow computer issue.

when i pressed 'advanced system settings', it said it wasnt found. huh. strange.
then i looked and saw that i couldnt open Windows Explorer either. I couldnt open ANY of my preinstalled windows programs (notepad, snipping tool, etc.)
this was in safe mode.

So I restarted and guess what, it was JUST LIKE IN SAFE MODE! before i went to safe mode it wasnt like that...
i have no internet connection either.

i cant do system restore because in safe mode it says there are disk errors and i should check but then it syas that it cant and it has to schedule for the next time i log on. so i log on (normally) but it never checks.

in normal mode i cant open system restore AT ALL.

also, in normal mode i can open cmd, but not as admin. says it wasnt found. so right now i cant do ANYTHING. I can, however, use the programs I installed (games, software...)

please help
this is urgent i dont know what to do

sorry for my english

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Bought new computer hp sucks Acidently uninstalled my NAV,But it Didnt remove all the stuff from it i keep getting acess denied when i try to kill a process from process explorer,i have some winnit.exe on this thing and launcher.exe and i read they was both bad cant remove them ,and plus my streaming video buffers to long wont play smoothly..remeber new computer two weeks old and no one seems to help no more
I jus want to be happy Heres a hijack log but if someone dose help my processer explore program shows so many more processes and some reason it jump around 6.5 cpu usage to 60 to 80 everynow and again ...

oh and this computer didnt come with no recovery disk some monitor driver disk ..hers a my specs if u need them http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/661214-new-computer-need-help.html
i am installin NAV 2004 right now
*EDITED*Welp never mind isnt compatiable with my windows

Scan saved at 1:45:30 AM, on 12/17/2007
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16575)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Alltel\WindstreamTrayApp.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\system32\schtasks.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\ieuser.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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A:Why Wont Nobody Help Me Anymore?

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Hi everyone

I need some serious help here

The story is a little long
3 weeks ago, I had my computer working, and suddenly, it stopped booting windows, not even the logo show on screen, also no error code or anything. I couldn't enter diagnostic or safe mode (just bios). I had to format and reinstall windows 8 because any restore options worked.

Then a week ago, again it stopped booting, no error code, no anything, but this time, it bothered me that just 2 weeks before happened the same, so I started checking everything, so I took my Hard Drive, and put it in another computer, and it worked with no problem, windows booted, just not in my computer.

I started to look for solutions, and one was to use the command bootrec /scanos, and i got suprised that no windows installation was found. Eventually I had to speak with Microsoft tech, and they said it was my components because they were old, and they actually are (8 years), but I wasn't convinced that was it.

Before getting Windows 8 Pro, I had installed Windows 8 release preview, and it worked for months with no problem.

I thought that of course the fulll version would be heavier for my pc, so I installed Windows 7 again (had it installed for years before w8 release preview).

And now the bad part

after a couple of hours having the W7 installed, it won't boot either.

The same symptoms from W8, windows won't boot, not even the logo shows, although, with a little difference, now it shows a "Missing ... Read more

A:pc won't boot anymore

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Hi, newcomer to the forums here. I really didn't know if this was the right place to post this thread, but since the problem isn't directly related to any program in particular but a plugin as such, I thought here would be a good place to start.

Recently I installed iTunes on my PC(A bad idea I know, but it was necessary for the occasion at hand). Anyway, as part of the package was the quicktime installer. The thing is that after I installed iTunes and Quicktime media player everything that was in .swf format just showed up as a blank white item with the quicktime logo in the middle. After uninstalling iTunes and even Quicktime, I discovered much to my horror that I could no longer view swf files, despite having the plugin! I get the following message: -

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QuickTime Unavailable
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The QuickTime Plug-in requires the QuickTime
System extension version 5 or later.

QuickTime is available from http://www.apple.com/quicktime.
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OK Cancel
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By the looks of things, yet another apple product I unwillingly installed has taken over my computer and done strange things to my system preferences and settings. Lovely. I tried running regcleaner in order to try remove any stray quicktime registry keys that may be causing it, but even after doing that I was still left with this problem. It seems that Quicktime had decided to haunt me from beyond the grave. As I use a lot of s... Read more

A:I can't use shockwaves anymore!

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Used to be I was able to install a cd and it would prompt me to choose what to do with the cd, now it won't ask me anymore. I checked cd (drive) properties and it is still checked for "prompt me...". (see "registry problem cd drive...").

I did a google search and ended up checking my registry.

The first thing I noticed was this entry = see "registry editor snap1.txt"
and "registry editor snapshot 090406.jpg".

Then i copied and pasted the text file name (see "registry editor snap1.txt" into "Google" and got no results.

Then clicked on that 1st entry in with all the weird symbols and got this = (see registry unknown file.pdf).

Then clicked http://autorun.moonvalley.com/enable.htm .

It appears I need to change my registry and delete this funky file in the editor (mentioned earlier).

I don't have a backup of the registry. I need help with how to go about getting this problem resolved.

Maybe I am on the wrong track all-together.

Bewildered,

Brad

A:cd's won't autorun anymore

Do a System Restore.

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Goodevening,
Ive been having a lot of troubles with my Pc lately, around 2 days ago i got a blue screen saying Watchdog error along with my internet download speed going from 5mb/s to 700kb/s and the games where i usually get a average of 150+ frames i cant even get a steady 20. Ive tried updating all my drivers but got no luck.
Specs: Intel Core i7 6700K / 4.00GHz
Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB 2666MHz DDR4
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080
Asus PG279Q ROG Swift 27-inch 165Hz
Operating on Win 10

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Alright, I've been having some trouble with this laptop.

I turn it on, no disk in the drive, and it eventually tells me: "Operating System Not Found!"

I tried putting in the restore disk and the OS disk to reinstall, but with either one, I just get a "No Hard Drive Found" message.

I really can't get any further than that. Any ideas, at all? All I know is: Things worked fine before he tried to clear some internet files (apparently).
 

A:Can't boot anymore

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In the last month or so I can't get to certain sites that I used to be able get to anymore. All i get is a white screen. I am running windows xp pro. I am also running spybot and adaware and avgfree. all my pics are stuck in photobucket and i can't get to fatwallet.com for free stuff and a few other site too. help please.
this is my hijack this report if it helps. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:00:06 AM, on 12/20/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\MIMAHA~1\LOCALS~1\TEMP\_VWUPSRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\mimahairball48\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\VEBLLETB\hijackthis[1]\HijackThis.exe

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A:I can't get to certain sites anymore. help

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Hi,
I've been posting here for about 5 years and suddenly I NEVER get any answers! It seems that people view my posts, but never reply. I recently posted a question regarding IE getting hijacked by FF, and can't get any feedback.
What's the PROBLEM?
Tenniswitch
 

A:Why can't I ever get any answers here anymore?

Maybe nobody knows the answer.
 

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I used to be able to read DVD's with either WMP or HP DVD play. HP DVD Play stopped working (Stopped opening actually, I could click on it as much as I wanted, nothing) so I deleted it. Today, I put a DVD in and open WMP but it says that I don't have a DVD decoder... Is there any way that I can get it back by doing something on the computer or I have to get a new one off a website ?

Thanks for the help
 

A:Can't read DVD's anymore

The decoder must have come with HP DVD Play, so reinstall that if you can. If not you can get VLC media player which is free and comes with a dvd decoder.
 

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this just happened recently... my windows media player 11 won't play any dvd's... it pops up that i need to set screen res. and color resolutions.. what's up with this? Help anyone?
 

A:wmp won't play dvd's anymore?

If changing screen resolution and color depth doesn't help with anything try the VLC media player http://www.videolan.org/ as an alternate player. VLC-MP has its own Mpeg-2 decoder and doesn't use dierectshow so its likely to work where WMP doesn't.
 

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This is the computer I use in my music room. I use it mainly for recording music in my home studio. I also have internet access on it. Startup has become superslow and lately everything has slowed and other problems are occurring now. (things shutting down , computer just hanging, etc.) I think I'm probably loaded with spyware. I'll include my HJT log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:02:59 PM, on 10/18/2005
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\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\MCAFEE.COM\PERSON~1\MPFSERVICE.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MSKSrvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Privacy Service\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
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A:This is not the same machine anymore.

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As the title asks, anyone still use it?
 
Or are all the "killer" tools, rogue, adw, JWT, etc, the way to do things today?
Was just curious about HJT, since it doesn't seem to be thrown around in discussions anymore - so it seems.
 
Thanks.

A:Does anyone use HiJack this anymore?

Why we no longer ask for HijackThis logs... HijackThis only scans certain areas of a computer's system/registry to help diagnose the presence of undetected malware in known hiding places. Given the sophistication of malware hiding techniques used by attackers in today's environment, HijackThis is limited in its ability to detect infection and generate a report outside these known hiding places. This limitation has made its usefulness nearly obsolete since a HijackThis log cannot reveal all the malware residing on a computer. As such, HijackThis has been replaced by other preferred tools like DDS, OTL, Zoek and RSIT that provide comprehensive logs with specific details about more areas of a computer's system, files, folders and registry keys which may have been modified by malware infection.Unless you know how to read and analyze logs from DDS, OTL, Zoek or RSIT there's no point in downloading and using them. If those tools are needed for a malware infection you should seek assistance from an expert who will advise you accordingly. Like HijackThis, these are powerful tools which rely on trained experts to interpret the log entries, determine what needs to be fixed and plan a strategy for disinfection. Using such tools requires advanced knowledge about the Windows Operating System and can cause system damage if used incorrectly. If you do not have advanced knowledge about computers or training in the use of these tools, you should NOT attempt to use them or fix anything without... Read more

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My son turned my pc off and now when i boot it won't get passed the bios logo screen (asus sabertooth 990fx) and the boot check led status lit on the mobo. If i detach the ssd i can not to a recovery drive and then reattach the ssd to try and fix it but nothing I've tried so far has worked -

Bootrec fixmbr success
Fixboot success
rebuilbcd shows c:windows as there but then says system device not found.

What does this mean?

A:Ssd won't boot anymore

WELL, you didn't say what SSD you have. BAD!
But, it sounds like you had the same experience that I had a few months back, when my three month old PNY SSD decided one day that it didn't want to work anymore. I called PNY, from whom I bought the drive, but they would not do anything without the original invoice. So I was stuck, with a worthless piece of crap that I could do nothing with.
I got right on my backup drive, pulled up Amazon.com and ordered a new "SanDisk, 128GB, SSD" and requested two day delivery.

Now it's several months later and my SanDisk SSD is still working like a champ. It came with the SanDisk Dashboard, which includes the "Trim" program to keep the SSD in top shape.

Sounds like you need a new SSD. I strongly recommend a "SanDisk" SSD.

Good Luck, and Happy Holidays!

TechnoMage

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Well, I thought I might actually try my hand at installing my Windows 7 x64 Pro student upgrade from Digital River finally today after I found the iso.

All has gone to hell.

First, I tried installing 7 to a second drive then activating it. Got the whole this license is for upgrades not clean installs.

So, I try some of the workarounds, which just ended up blue screening my computer and could no longer boot and a repair did nothing.

I tried installing 7 over my Vista install on the other Hard Drive, it failed during install and I had a half done 7 install on my Vista, which screwed up my MBR.

I tried reinstalling vista then installing 7 again (Note this is Vista 32bt HP to W7 64bit Pro, so no upgrades). Vista would just blue screen during install, each time I tried it would give a different error.

Now, I have two blank drives, so I try installing 7 back onto it like I had before, now the install fails every time with the error oxC0000005 in the installing features phase.

Seems that I am SOL?

This is a computer that has been running fine for the past year and never blue screened.

A:Can't install anything anymore.

If the registry edit workaround to clean install Win7 upgrade is failing, it may have been incorrectly done which could also cause the bluescreen.

Boot from your Win7 installer and wipe the HDD using Custom>Advanced tools, then if necessary install without giving key - It might take the key when booting from installer since regedits would only affect the OS and you are no longer in the OS>

When you get to the desktop, if it has refused your key up to this point, run a repair (Upgrade) install over your new install from the desktop, which will allow you to give key and activate when online.

Here is the way to burn the student download if you haven't already: Make bootable iso from student d/l

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- I can`t see My wallpaper
- I can`t access my themes even though they are there
- I can`t unlock the taskbar or show the quicklauch buttons
- My Keybord language is set to english (US) and whenever I change it to English (international) It changes but doesn't save the change.
- I can`t see system or hidden files I go to the folder options, click to see them but again the changes are n ot saved.
- My internet explorer asks me about thos annoying search configurations everytime I start IE up AND of course It won`t save my initial "home" page.

I'd say I am infected by a virus But My Norton Dosn`t seem to detect anything I've run it 3 or 4 times ever since yesterday. I seem to Override those restrictions everytime I create a new user But once I start up the computer again The lockups are there.

I hope there is SOMEONE out there who can help me.

I posted on The Windows Xp forum and they directed me here
Step 1 -> I didn't had any of the mentioned software installed
Step 2 -> That panda Made My Norton pop with 5 different threats so i decided it was better not to run that online scan
Step 3-> done
Step 4 -> Yep it was Updated
Step 5 -> An odd thing occoured durring the scan befiore it finished Norton Mentioned something about a dangerous script so i had norton interrupt the dangerous script, but the scan was resumed So i am gessing it was just a coincidence.

Here is the scan result:

"Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
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A:HELP My computer seems not to are about me anymore!

Just an update on my situation, Now I am getting pop-ups even with the pop-up blocker.
I tried copying my files to a few DVDS so I could format the whole computer but I can`t seem to able to burn CDS/DVD`s as well...

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Hello ! Thanks for reading my post . It's a problem that i think it can't be resolved.
Every game or every instal that starts in COMMAND. When i autoplay the CD appears a CMD and writes L:dvdcheck.exe ( in a cmd and dissapares immediatly) and when i open the cd and open the setup.exe writes L:setup.exe ( in a cmd and dissapares immediatly ) and nothing happens after !

This is an image http://img339.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dadaapc2.png

I can't install GRID & Flight Simulator X
I can't play Flatout Ultimate carnage
All because of that type of install/run game:(

Help me please

A:I can't resist anymore

Might want to try the PC Gaming Support

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M previous boot was a Samsung 840 pro 256gb and it worked like a charm. I'm running the latest version of Win8.

* Ran out of space on my 840 Pro and purchased a 500gb Samsung 850 EVO which had plenty of space and I successfully migrated over to the new drive a couple weeks ago.

* I've been using Acronis 2015 for backups and an external 4tb WD drive for these backups.

* Today I went to backup the NEW boot drive and saw I had a very large backup for the old boot SSD. In Acronis you have to boot to their program straight out of BIOS to access and erase the old backups, which I did.

* NOW I can't boot to the new Samsung 500gb drive for some reason. I've gone into BIOS and changed boot order to the 500GB but I just get a blinking cursor and a black screen when I reboot.

* However, if I change the boot order in BIOS to the OLD SSD it boots fine AND recognizes the 500gb and all it's data! What am I doing wrong?

Thanks for any help you can give~

A:PC won't boot to Sam SSD anymore. Need some help, please!

open disk management and verify that drive C; is listed on what size SSD

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I have 2 seagate hard drives, 1 80 gig, and 1 160 gig. I first had my PC running with just the 80 gig and it worked fine as master. Then I got the 160 gig plugged it in as slave and my PC knew it was there and connected to the PC but it just wasn't in "My Computer" and usable I guess you could say. So one of my friends directly connected to my computer over the internet and did something to my PC and got it working just fine (I just don't know what he did) I just formatted my PC today and the original 80 gig works but it's back to the way it was where the 160 gig isn't in "My computer" but if I go into device manager or hardware on my pc it shows it on there...what do I do?
 

A:Worked Before, But Not Anymore

Windows XP does not recognize anything over 100 gigs i believe and that could be your problem. Most hard drives come with a cd that modifies windows XP to recognize this hard drive, my hard drive was a 200 gig and windows xp would not recognize it till i loaded the western digital cd. Go to the hard drive manufacturer's site and see if you can find some driver that will enable your computer to recognize your hard drive and hopefully that should work.
 

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Windows Media Player cannot play DVD video. Open Display in Control Panel, and then lower your screen resolution and color quality settings. To view the DVD Troubleshooter, click More Information
...is the error message i receive when attempting to play a DVD. (other media playing software give similar errors)

i never used to have this problem and i have tried and failed to play dvds that previously worked in this machine!

i have tried all resolutions and colour settings like the error suggests but to no prevail.

i have a dell dimension 8400 with dvd rw which has worked perfectly for about 6months.

is it possible i have removed somehting that was needed to playback dvds? (the drive still works for audio and games etc)

Any ideas or suggestions ??!

thanks alot

peter
 

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It used to before...it plays audio cd...but when i put any of my workout videos which where fine before..it opens up to a file folder which contains 3 files audio,jacket n video
the audio one is empty
the jacket one has 3 mpg files in it
and the video one has a whole bunch of things in it!!
Is this fixable...? please help!!
Joanne
 

A:DVD not playing anymore!! :(

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Websearch Toolbar
Websearch.com
Websearch Hijacker

Spysweeper keeps removing 20 or so traces of these and they are immediately replaced.

Spysweeper removed a LOT of files but is unable to find the Malicious "queen" who is hiding somewhere and replacing them.

I got infected as soon as I hooked up the new puter. The very first Internet call !

Brand new puter, AND the very first call ...

While NORTON Internet Security, McAfee Anti-Spyware and Windows Update were updating themselves ...!


I'm about to call the suicide line, this is so freaking frustrating ...

Please, I need some expert help to take care of this ...

A:I Can't handle it Anymore ...,

A little more info on what happened:

I managed to update Norton Internet Security online and it found some of the files. It removed the Viruses but refused to remove the spyware.

Then McAfee Anti-Spyware removed some but NOT all the spyware traces.

So I resorted to using SpySweeper's latest edition.

And it removed a LOT, but can not remove the core problem.

So, I'm back in square one.

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Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i7 3770 @ 3.40GHz 35 C
Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology
RAM
8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
MSI H61M-P31 (G3) (MS-7788) (SOCKET 0) 48 C
Graphics
ASUS VS228 ([email protected])
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 (ASUStek Computer Inc) 42 C
Storage
1863GB Hitachi HUA722020ALA330 ATA Device (SATA) 42 C
Optical Drives
ATAPI iHAS120 X ATA Device
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
ALL DRIVERS ARE UP TO DATE
RE-INSTALLED GRAPHICS CARD
MANUALLY LOWERED THE POWER AND SPEED OF THE GRAPHICS CARD USING PROGRAM ****AFTER BURNER****
WINDOWS IS UPDATED
DIRECT X IS UPDATED
FITTED A ATX 500W POWER SUPPLY
PLEASE NOTE I HAVE RECENTLY FITTED A NEW GRAPHICS CARD WHICH IS THE ONE STATED AND EVER SINCE I HAVE FITTED IT, ITS ALWAYS MADE NOISES THAT GO OFF AND ON.
SO WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENS:
I GO IN GAME AND IT COULD BE UP TO GETTING AN INSTANT BLACK SCREEN SOON AS I GET TO THE MENU OR COULD BE 5 MINS OR EVEN UP TO A FEW HOURS. I CAN STILL HEAR SOUND WHEN THIS HAPPENS. WITH ANY GAME. SOUND JITTERS THEN GONE.
if someone helps me fix this I'll pay you 40.00 no ********
 

A:My PC can't run any Game'S anymore.

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Well, my wifes sony Vaio laptop just went kaput.
It was crashing while she was using large email files
and also doing some things on IE internet.
This started shortly after updating Adobe Acrobat.
Maybe the cause. We kept it working by turning some of the
services off, but now it says: \windows\system32\config\system
cannot be found.
And we can't even boot off our systen repair disc unless we choose
to erase everything off the C-drive. I have a hirens boot CD, but cant get it to boot
from that.
When we turn it on and press a key it beeps, and we get the choice
of F1 or F2.
F8 wont boot to safe mode either.
Is there any way to get this to boot in safe mode or from a disc so we
can repair or get some data off?

Thx
 

A:can't boot anymore

The CD-ROM needs to configured in the BIOS boot order to be first in the list. It may already be so in your machine since your recovery disk would have to boot that way.

If you can do that, you can try creating a bootable CD with the recovery console on it per my suggestion in post 6 here:

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/454300-xp-error-driving-me-insane.html

The beep when you startup and the prompt for f1 or f2 may indicate a misconfigured BIOS -- you might look for an option to reload the BIOS/Setup defaults there, and see if that particular problem is resolved. It is different from the missing or damaged "system" hive.
 

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Please help me get my computer working correctly.Whenever I try to burn a cd on my cd drive using nero. I get an error message right before the drive begins burning the cd saying that the drive is being used by another application. Below is the nero error log. (these are my girls songs) I also included a hijackthis log below the nero log. In addition when I turn my computer off and restart it my motorola surfboard modem loses its drivers and needs to be reinstalled inorder to access the internet. I have it connected through a usb cable and my isp is optimum online. About 2 weeks ago i got an Ipod nano and ever since I installed it along with Itunes I've had all sorts of issues.
Pete
P
p.c.
1A23-2011-7023-9137-6286-1274

Windows XP 5.1
IA32
WinAspi: -
ahead WinASPI: File 'C:\Program Files\Ahead\nero\Wnaspi32.dll': Ver=2.0.1.56, size=163910 bytes, created 4/2/2003 7:13:44 AM
Nero version: 6.0.0.0 (Nero Express)
Recorder: <HL-DT-ST CD-RW GCE-8481B>Version: C102 - HA 1 TA 1 - 6.0.0.0
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : default (0) -> ATAPI, detected: ATAPI
CD-ROM: <HL-DT-ST DVD-ROM GDR8162B>Version: 0015 - HA 1 TA 0 - 6.0.0.0
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
DiskPeripheral : IC35L090AVV207-0 atapi Port 0 ID 0 DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : HL-DT-ST DVD-ROM GDR8162B atapi Port 1 ID 0 DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : HL-DT-ST CD-RW GCE-8481B atapi Port 1 ID 1 DMA: On
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A:cant burn CD anymore

Have you tried disabling XP's built-in burning capabilty? I found this on a search:
The problem is then isolated to Windows XP's IMAPI service, which is used for managing CD imaging (ie. burning). Setting it to Manual was not enough, which I had set before. Setting it to Disable got rid of this problem. After that, it was smooth sailing with Nero 6.
Click to expand...
 

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Thanks in advance!

OK, here goes:
I've got 3 training DVD's that used to work on my XP Home ed SP2 LapTops DVD/CD-RW. Put one in and eventually after the normal churning it would start up. Now for some unknown [to me] reason none of the three will. To add some mystery to all of this they work fine on my wifes LapTop and also on our desktop. Here's what I get:

The opening screen that askes if I want to install, start, or bonus. I always selected start. Then another screen asking if I want to go back or Launch From CD. I choose the Launch From CD. Always have in everycase mentioned above.

A screen appears that says that it is loading, so far all is normal. But here's the rub. An error message appears saying that "Error parsing XML data: not well-formed at line 32, column 101" and the only selection is "OK" so I "OK" it. Then I get a "Director Player Error" stating that "Index out of range --------- Script Error. Continue? and the selection of yes or no. Neither is worth it weight.

I've tried other DVD's and other auto run disks all is good. Just not these three???

Why did these DVD's work on my machine earlier in the day, why will they work on other comps? So I uninstalled the DVD/CD-RW's driver, restarted and kept my fingers crossed. No go. Got me stumped. Any body out there got any clues?

Thank you again,
Art
 

A:Worked here and there, still there but not here anymore ???

Give the DVD disc a good clean, it could be a combination of a smudge or fingerprint and a low level of laser output in the drive (relative to the other PC's)
 

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Hello all.

I have an Asus L4L, and just today when I inserted a DVD into the drive, the usual spinning action took place but the film did not auto start.

I opened my DVD software and it showed no DVD Drive.
I looked in Windows My Computer and no DVD Drive was shown.
I looked in Device Manager and now there is no sign of a DVD Drive.
I clicked on Add/Remove hardware and it cannot find the DVD Drive.
Then I rebooted and looked in the BIOS and now the Drive is no longer there.

Is it time to replace the drive?

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Hi

I have a Toshiba L70-B 12z.
Couple of months ago I did experience some problems while gaming (it did crash a lot).
I brought it by the shop who sent it back to toshiba to repair.
They replaced the motherboard because apparently 2 of the 4 cpu's where broken.

When I did get it back I found out my internal speakers weren't working anymore. So I sent it back ones more.
This time, the 2 internal speakers weren broken (how, I don't get) and also replaced. Mind you, it is a 1,5 year old notebook.

When I got it back this time, DTS sound was not functional anymore.
I get the error 'Failed to find apo endpoint'.
I did try to uninstall DTS en re?nstall, but when tries to re?nstall I would get the error 'This product does not support DTS-processing'.
I tried various DTS drivers (older and newest) without succes.

It's very frustrating, since before '**** started hitting the fan' everything worked perfectly fine. DTS sound was working perfectly, and I really liked the sound. I also tried a lot of internet solutions. Re?nstalling windows 10, going back to windows 8.1 (since my laptop originally came with windows 8.1), uninstall, re?nstall and updating sound drivers (from realtek), install the audio enhancement driver, updating BIOS via servicestation, all the recommended drivers for my laptop, all the windows updates. Nothing works.

I really don't know what I can do more for making DTS work again.
I hope someone here can help me.

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Suddenly my c.d.'s do not load anymore. Not in Windows Media, nor in my PCDJ, etc. When I restart the individual programs the c.d. loads, but only once. (after which I have to restart again if I want to hear a new c.d.

Only my Real Player works partly. It also does not automatically reload new c.d.'s but if I manually delete the playlist and then press Play again it works. But this is not normal I reckon...

Can somebody tell me what the matter can be? (It's not as simple as to click automatic playing via computer - c.d. ROM device etc.)

A:c.d.'s do not load anymore....

Hi paulvangelder

. . . and Welcome to the Tech Support Forums.

Several things to check:
(You've already taken a good first step: you already checked on the "Autorun" setting for your drive)
1) If you can, borrow another CD (or DVD) drive (an external is a quick troubleshooter for this sort of thing). If everything suddenly works just fine with a different drive, it's possible that the drive had become faulty. (Could be something as simple as the lens needing cleaning, or the unit could be failing).
2) If the problem just recently started (and trying a different CD-drive doesn't help), try a System Restore, using a restore point from when the CDs were playing OK.
3) If neither of these work - make sure it's not malware corrupting system files (scan in both Safe Mode and Normal, and use as thorough settings as possible. If you find an infection, try the 5-Step Security Checklist here at TSF http://www.techsupportforum.com/showthread.php?t=15968)
4) If the system scans clean, try uninstalling Windows Media Player.
5) Run a Registry Cleaner (I recommend CCleaner http://www.download.com/CCleaner/300...ml?tag=lst-0-1)
6) Disable any "Download Manager" software you might have, and download a fresh copy of Windows Media Player (you can do this in Windows Update -- which is a good idea anyway, since you should also check for Security Updates while you're there).
7) Install Windows Media Player & test to see if it plays CDs OK now. Then ... Read more

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