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disable "hardware, Advanced, System Protection, Remote" tabs in system

Q: disable "hardware, Advanced, System Protection, Remote" tabs in system

Hi all
I want to disable "hardware, Advanced, System Protection, Remote" tabs from system properties dialog box( screen shot attached).
The user should only able to access change computer name feature. Other feature should be disabled/removed.
I there any way to achieve it?
thanks in advance.


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A: disable "hardware, Advanced, System Protection, Remote" tabs in system

I'm inclined to say no, for a very simple reason.
Changing the computer name requires administrator access. Given that, the user already has full control over the entire computer, therefore he can change whatever he wants.
What's the purpose of such "limitation"?

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Hello all i need your help when i play world of warcraft and watch videos my computer will crash and go to a blue screen and say Bluescreen "hardware malfunction" "the system has halted" anyone kno what i can do?

 

A:Bluescreen "hardware malfunction" "the system has halted"

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The System Fix Virus & Privacy Protection Virus hijacked and infected my system: WinXP (64-bit). They've caused my default web browser to change frequently (each time I reboot my PC). So I've been having trouble getting rid of all of this malware/viruses from my system, since I use Windows XP x64.

ComboFix.exe and TDSSKiller.exe are not compatible with my Windows XP 64-bit system. So how do I get rid of the malware/viruses from this computer without those apps that were made to get rid of the following problems on other Windows OS's?:

The latest version(s) of ComboFix and TDSSKiller don't work on the 64-bit version of Windows XP, but they are compatible with other versions of Windows: 98, XP, VISTA, 2000, 2003, 2008 and Windows 7!

1. System Fix Virus (the first virus that affected my Windows system, 2 days ago.)
2. Privacy Protection Virus (behaves almost exactly like the aforementioned virus)
3. Google-Redirect Malware (redirects all my searches to this site: 63.209.69.107)

Thanks in advance to ANY users for helping me and others with this malware/virus problem: I understand and read the previous pinned-thread about the revelant malware/virus issue that Windows-users solved with the programs I've been unable to install on my system. The aforementioned malware/viruses began to infect my PC on December 14, 2011 (since that day, I haven't found a single anti-virus program that can detect the Google-redirect malware/virus on my system).
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I am trying to create my first ever "restore point". Start > Settings > Control Panel > System (icon) > System (window) > System protection (item) > System-Properties (dlg)
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System Properties (dialog) > System Protection (tab)

There are two Available drives in the "Protection Settings" panel
(C:) Local Disk (System) ... Protection:= ON
System ... Protection:= OFF
Should "System" be OFF ?

If I only Create "... drives that have system protection turned on..." -- will I be getting what I expect --
a valid restore point ?

In Configure (btn) > System Protection for (C: Local Disk (dlg)
Disk Space Usage is set to "0 bytes" (zero)
Is this a correct setting (and what about #2. System (drive), too) ?

Would the same method/assumptions, apply to both Win7 32/64bit PCs
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1. My Laptop -- Toshiba, Win7 32Bit
2. One tower (as per "My System specs") -- Win7 64bit

A:Create "Restore Point" -- system protection is OFF ?

I have Configure (btn) > System Protection for (C: Local Disk (dlg)
Disk Space Usage set to 10% of my memory (Ram)

I'm showing only one, not two system protection(s) to turn on.

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My system, XP Ser Pk 3, was infected by malware called "System Progressive Protection". I understand that this malware belongs to the Winwebsec family of rogue security products. It blocks its victims from accessing any other application on an infected machine. It would only allow access to IE, presumeably for paying the fee to clear it.
Unfortunately I contracted for a one-time-fix to be carried out by MYTECHGURUS. At their request I booted into Safe+Network mode and then watched as the downloaded a single anti-malware prog, MalwareBytes, and ran that. They then unloaded my installed Microsoft Security Essentials, which would not respond, re-installed it, updated it, and ran a Quick scan. They then declared my computer to be ok!!

Shortly afterwards I discovered that Security Essentials will not update. The pop-up says:
"Virus and Spyware definitions update failed.
Check Internet and Network connections and try again.
Error code: 0x80070424"
Other computers on the home wireless network Update without a problem and prior to this issue there was not a problem on this box.

The only way that I can update Essentials is by uninstalling and reinstalling. It will then update but following that update the error message recurs on the next attempt.

Also when I attempt to check if Windows Firewall is on by Run Firewall.cpl I get the message:
"Due to an unidentified problem, Windows cannot display Firewall settings"

I no longer trust the machine and would... Read more

A:After effects of malware "System Progressive Protection"?

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Many programs (e.g. REVO or Windows Updates) perform an automatic "Create a Restore Point" prior to doing their thing. By right clicking Computer and choosing "System Protection", one can create a system restore point. I can't. The problem; Vista finds the Drives only after about 15 hours! Thereafter, it appears to work fine(ish). My system is a DELL XPS M1730 with a solid state drive and a regular drive. I have set the System Restore to look at only the solid state drive (after one of those 15 hour waits). I recently installed Service Pack 2 which went well. The problem preceded that installation as it was an attemp at resolution. Other things that I have done included removing McAfee (I disliked anyway) and replacing it with Panda Cloud. I have been running Vista for barely over a year and would just like to solve this nagging problem. The issue started about 6 months ago. It wasn't an issue in the beginning. Unfortunately, I can't pinpoint any event. Moving to Windows 7 might solve the problem (it better), but I am loathe to make the move because I run a version of MathCad that Mathsoft would make me pay for again if I had to a) restore or b) change operating systems.

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Hello and good day!

I have a Network Access Server (NAS) which I use solely to store files. I don't necessarily use this drive each time I boot Windows 7 (Ultimate), but I have several folders mapped ([U:] \Lan_Drive\<user name>; [M:] \Lan_Drive\Music; [P:] \Lan_Drive\Pictures) as drives.

In order to save some electricity (and I would think, drive life, too) My NAS will put the drives to sleep if they have not been accessed in longer than 90 minutes.

So, what happens is that when I boot into Windows 7, I get a little balloon pop-up out of the system tray to notify me that these drives, which I have maped to a network folder, cannot be mounted, presumably because the NAS is in sleep mode. As soon as I open Windows Explorer and access the drives, the NAS "wakes up" and I can browse the contents of the drives/folders.

What I would like to do is disable this balloon pop-up warning.

Thank you for your thoughts.

Best regards,
-boggsie

A:disable system tray balloon "cannot connect to drive"

hi boggsie,welcome to SF
I suggest this

To disable balloon tips, do the following:
Download DisableBalloonTips.zip (< 1 KB)
Extract the zip file
Double click on DisableBalloonTips.reg
When prompted, click Yes
To enable balloon tips again, just follow the steps above and replace step 4 by double clicking on ReEnableBalloonTips.reg
cheers

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You can press F8 for the boot options window, and choose "Disable automatic restart on system failure" option, but this seems temporary, for that boot only. I'm on WinXp 64 bit.

How to make "Disable automatic restart on system failure" permanent?

A:Permanent "Disable automatic restart on system failure"

Go to Start> Control Panel> Sysytem> Advanced> Startup and Recovery settings>
Then untick the Auto Reboot Box
After that any blue screen will stay on.

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Hi I'm new to Win 7,

I noticed something called System Protection which backs up files to revert to an earlier version if need be. This feature was turned ON for my hard disk and I didn't realize it, which contained sensitive data which has since been deleted (3-pass overwrite).

Is it possible that backup versions of the deleted files are still on the hard disk somewhere, even if they are only retrievable by data recovery programs (i.e. the backup files haven't been overwritten on disk).

I never manually set a "restore point", so does that mean there were no backups ever made, or does Windows 7 make restore points automatically by default?

Where specifically is the System Protection data stored, and can it be overwritten with 3rd party data destruction software?

Thank you
 

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hi guys!

when i update my catalyst 15.7 to any new version of amd radeon i got this erorr after a while:
http://serv2.gulfup.cc/i/00026/oxf13ug1630p.png


what's wrong . . and what do i have to fix this problem!

i can't tell you guys how much i've tried to fix it and i falled . . so please help me


this why i call it the hardest problem


g510 lenovo notebook
windows 10 64 bit
amd radeon r7 265 series
procsser: intel i7
intel hd 4600 graphics card

*my bois is uefi and it's updated".

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I install the game and did not install directx. I have the latest drivers for my graphic card. I also installed all the patches and unofficial patches and SHTUP and High Res mods. I also had it running in capability mode under windows xp sp2 and run as admin and disable desktop composition. When I start my ss2 game it works just fine. When I start new game and I see the cut scenes videos...right after that I see a loading bar and then after that it gives me error "your video hardware is not supported" and closes ss2.
 

A:"Your video hardware is not supported" System Shock 2 Windows 7?

Does the game is original?
Sometimes pirate games have messed coding with graphic card driver..
 

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-This is a repost, as last time i only had a single response, and no replies after that-

Hello once again Sevenforums.

For the last few days, i have had a rather frustrating problem with my system. It doesnt want to POST.
Let me explain this; Turning the computer on is a mystery. The initial startup seems pretty standard, except that there is no beep, Fans run at 100%speed for a few seconds, and nothing appears on the screen. If i then turn it off via the ON/OFF button, and start the system anew, it will first turn on for a second, then go off again. Waiting 4-5 seconds, the System "magically" starts itself up, with the same symptoms as mentined before.

This all has happened after a recent LAN party, where a power shortage apparently may have been the sinner. Just mentioning, i am writing this using that system, as it can still BOOT using a few primitive measures. Removing the source of power to the computer ( by first removing the power cable, and then turning off the outlet before re-inserting it ) and consecutively turning it on, it will 50% of the time POST and start up as usual.

One thing to note also, is that recently, every time i have / have been opted to save a file on my local hard drive, the system has made a loud BEEPing noise similar to the one coming at the strtup.

Your Regards: Tegewaldt

A:System will rarely post. "Unknown" Hardware problem

One of your ram sticks may be zapped/faulty.
Pull one stick - test, then the other/s.

If not > motherboard - try resetting Cmos with board pins first. (remove ALL leads from your pc first inc electric lead)

Cheaper to buy an anti-surge multi plug socket to take with you next time - eh?

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Hi I have got a problem here.
Firstly look at my laptop's config.

Dell Inspiron 1520, Core2 duo, 3 GB ram, 320GB HDD ....... etc.
Recently my Hard Disk was crashed and I baught a new one today. I replaced the 320GB, 5400rpm 8MB cache Toshiba Hard disk to Segate Hard disk SATA 7200 rpm 16MB cache. When I tried to install drivers... 1520_A03 Inspiron 1520 for System BIOS did not work. I got an error message "this bios does not support the level of hardware in this system"

How can i fix this. I successfully installed XP Operating system on the new hard disk and successfully installed all other driver softwares.
 

A:"this bios does not support the level of hardware in this system"

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Once again I got the blue screen of death.
From my previous post, Need help with, "system service exception" they say its mainly because of my graphics card so I updated it. Now I cant seem to run windows normally because the whole screen would suddenly change into a strange color then completely crash kinda like this guy, The System Encountered an Uncorrectable Hardware Error - Computer Juice

Additional stuff that popped up after the blue screen of death

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 4105

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA80074CB030
BCP3: 00000000F2000040
BCP4: 0000000000000800
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 768_1

Im running windows vista home premium 64bit and a nvidia GeForce 8500 GT graphics card.

I'm suspecting the problem is from the graphics card because I can run my computer fine with Nvidia uninstalled. Not sure if it over heated or because of a different problem so if I had to replace it, could you tell me tips or what I should get that would be compatible with my motherboard? I'm not sure if its integrated into the motherboard or not since I don't know where its located inside my computer.

Thanks so much I really do appreciate it!!!

A:"The system encountered an uncorrectable hardware error" AGAIN!?!?!?!

Originally Posted by Ryrustrike


Once again I got the blue screen of death.
From my previous post, Need help with, "system service exception" they say its mainly because of my graphics card so I updated it. Now I cant seem to run windows normally because the whole screen would suddenly change into a strange color then completely crash kinda like this guy, The System Encountered an Uncorrectable Hardware Error - Computer Juice

Additional stuff that popped up after the blue screen of death

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 4105

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA80074CB030
BCP3: 00000000F2000040
BCP4: 0000000000000800
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 768_1

Im running windows vista home premium 64bit and a nvidia GeForce 8500 GT graphics card.

I'm suspecting the problem is from the graphics card because I can run my computer fine with Nvidia uninstalled. Not sure if it over heated or because of a different problem so if I had to replace it, could you tell me tips or what I should get that would be compatible with my motherboard? I'm not sure if its integrated into the motherboard or not since I don't know where its located inside my computer.

Thanks so much I really do appreciate it!!!



Your .dmp file shows a stop error of 0x124 which is a general hard... Read more

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Hi Guys,

This is Ramesh. I am having a problem with my battery icon. I am running Windows 8.1 on my ACER Aspire 5755 laptop. When I start the OS, I was unable to see the battery icon in the notification area. Because of that my laptop gets shutdown abruptly in middle of my work, without warning to plugin the battery charger.

I searched for the solution in several forums. I got a temporary solution for it.

I get the battery icon in the notification area by doing this every time I logon to Windows 8.1.

Right Clicking on My Computer icon, clicking on Manage, and clicking on Device Manager, and Clicking on Scan for hardware changes.

I am here to ask you guys, Is there any possibility to make an entry in the start-up items for "Scan for hardware changes" in windows 8.1 or not. If Yes, please give me the solution.

My Laptop configuration is
OS: Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Processor: Intel I3
RAM: 4GB (2.46 Usable)

Thanking You.

Kind Regards,
Ramesh Junju.

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Hi guys,
I have been having a really annoying pop up window keep opening that is trying to get me to switch to the spyware it is selling. It's opening every 30 to 90 seconds or so. The window is titles "Security Center Alert" and it looks like the Windows shield. I believe that the company is called "Protection System".

Another window also pops out of the bottom blue bar called, "Protection System network security alert" saying, "my computer is beeing [sic] attacked from remote host."

There is also a new icon on my desktop shaped like a life preserver called, "Protection System". Another pop up keeps trying to get me to buy their services.

Below is the HJT log. Please let me know if you see anything that could be the culprit and what I should do about it.

Thanks a ton!
Ari

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:09:34 PM, on 10/7/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16876)
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CT... Read more

A:Please help! "Protection System" is attacking me!

Bump.

Any help would really be appreciated. Thanks!!
 

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I only get "system protection is turned off etc." than in the section where it tells you how to turn it on, it says: "Click to open System.

In the left pane, click System protection. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. "
but all there is in the left pane is: Control Panel Home, Device Manager, Remote Settings, Advanced system settings. So where do i turn it on then?

A:I only get "system protection is turned off etc."

Hello Steinarbj, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may be able to help you get system protections turned on. It's turned on by default for the C: drive. You can also click on the Advanced system settings link, and click on the System Protection tab.

System Protection - Turn On or Off

Are you an administrator?

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi, I'm having BSODs on my new custom PC build running Windows 10. I am sure this is probably just a driver issue but I'm unaware of how to figure out which driver.

I've uploaded the debug report. Please let me know if you have any ideas or help.

AJ-DESKTOP-Sun_06_19_2016_200102_65.zip

Thank you!

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I have a Bluetooth dongle that I use to connect a DualShock PS3 controller to my PC (8.1 Pro). It has a special third-party driver installed to facilitate this. For this reason, it's detected by Windows as a standard "USB device" instead of a Bluetooth adapter like it normally would be, and it persistently shows the tray icon to safely remove it. I never remove it from my computer and I would really like this icon to disappear from my tray, but nothing I've been able to find on Google has applied to this sort of situation.

Does anyone have any ideas about removing this? If I need to somehow completely disable the tray icon altogether for all devices I'm fine with that; I almost always remember to safely eject devices and I'm fine going to This PC to do it.

A:Disable "Safely Remove Hardware" icon from tray

Just set it to stay hidden, no notifications.

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In my Systray there is an icon "Safely remove hardware and eject media"
which did not exist in WinXP.

I guest this is for possible removing USB sticks from USB slots.

However I should be able to remove USB sticks by just plugging them out.
Per definition WinOS and hardware should be able to handle this automatically.

So I do not need this icon in Systray.

How can I hide this icon permanently from Systray?

Peter

A:How to disable Systray icon "Safely remove hardware and eject media"?

If you right click on the arrow thing in your notification tray, you will see "customize notification icons."

From there, you should be able to set it to "hide icon and notifications"

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Got my computer back today (Windows XP), and my background is now all green with a black box in the middle saying "Your System Is Infected...etc"

Also a red circle with a white X in the task bar

I can't open the task manager

Can Anyone Help???...

Downloaded HiJackThis

My log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:04:51 AM, on 12/29/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dlcqcoms.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Controls\TFncKy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TDispVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\i... Read more

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Hi all,

Sorry to repeat a question I see a lot of instances of, but none of those seem to be addressing my problem correctly.

I have not done anything new to my computer in recent days, so this problem has caught me off guard (I see most instances of this problem come after upgrading to Windows 7, I have had Win 7 installed for a while now).

Here is a summary of my problem:
1) My computer recently got stuck on the "Starting Windows Screen." So I manually held the power button to reboot.
2) On reboot, it said there was a need to run a startup repair, which I did. Everything checked fine, except for the last one which said "System Volume on Disk is Corrupted," which it claimed to have successfully fixed.
3) After rebooting from repair, the system gets stuck on "Starting Windows Screen" for a good 10-15 minutes, after which it runs a registry check. After it completes that I get hopeful -- but the screen then gets stuck on an all black screen with just the mouse cursor and nothing more.
4) Additional note: Attempting to start the computer on "safe mode" leads safe mode startup to become stalled on "DRIVERS\CLASSPNP.SYS"
5) The lastest attempt to repair yielded this message: "Startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically.
Problem event Name: Startup Repair Offline
Problem signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
02: 6.1.7600.16385
03: uknown
04: 21201099
05" AutoFailover
06: 2
07: Corrupt Volume
OS Version: 6.1.7600.... Read more

A:Stuck on "Starting Windows", Repair Shows "System Volume on Disk is Corrupted"

Hi Stan, Hopefully I can help you out....or at least lead you in the right direction. From my experience, the symptoms you are suggesting sound like perhaps a dying Hard drive.

1. Do you have the windows 7 boot disks that came with your computer or when you bought the Operating System? If so, you could try and insert one of those and boot from it, and attempt to repair the installation. (this won't affect your data, only the windows system files).

2. If that doesn't fix it, you could try a fresh reinstall of windows 7, and see if that works.

3. If neither of those work, its likely that because of the fact that when windows is repairing itself, it is generally putting copies of its system files in the same physical location on your disk. Because your disk is obviously not completely dead, ie....its still loading to the windows 7 startup screen, its just copying files to the bad sectors on your hard drive and gets stuck when loading. This is especially my guess because you said Safe mode is having same problems, even after attempting to repair. In the past, I've tried and salvage a disk by reformatting it and only leaving on partitions which do not contain the bad clusters. This takes some time, and some guess work.....and really this is only a "bandaid" fix because once the disk has bad clusters, its only a matter of time before these things give out. You wouldn't want to trust your important data on it anyways....

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Got my computer back today (Windows XP), and my background is now all green with a black box in the middle saying "Your System Is Infected...etc"

Also a red circle with a white X in the task bar

I can't open the task manager

Can Anyone Help???...

Downloaded HiJackThis

My log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:04:51 AM, on 12/29/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dlcqcoms.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Controls\TFncKy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TDispVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\sy... Read more

A:"Your System Is Infected" Background + "Internet Security 2010" virus/malware problem

Hi and welcome to TSF.

I'm afraid HijackThis no longer provides the information we require.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, as far as they possibly can, before posting for assistance.

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

If you have problems with any of the steps, simply move on to the next one and make a note of the problem in your reply.

Please note that the Security Forum is always busy, so I would ask for your patience while waiting for a reply - it may take a few days.

This thread will now be closed.

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Good Morning,

I would like to introduce myself. I am new to the forum. Should I address an issue inappropriately, kindly alert me.

Most recently, I have experienced multiple PC issues. Recently, I performed a System Recovery and encountered the following ?

1. Cannot perform a SYSTEM RESTORE. The message is: ?Restoration Incomplete. Your computer cannot be restored."

2. When I booted up this morning, and DID NOT HAVE A DESKTOP.
The screen was blank ? no Icons.

3. The items below are APPEARING IN MY TEMP FOLDER, and are located at: C:\DOCUME~1\COMPAQ~1\LOCALS~1\Temp:

........a. 415303181927525125.tmp
......... plus similar numbers.

........b. IswTmp
........c. msohtmlclip1
........d. msohtmlclip

I delete the above items through safe mode but they re-appear.
** I am MOST CONCERNED ABOUT Items 1 & 2.

SYSTEM SPECIFICATION:

? (DESKTOP PC) Windows XP
? (SP3) HP Compaq Presario 061 - Media Center Edition,
? AMD Athlon (m) 64 Processor / (X 86-Based PC - 32-bit package)
? MOTHERBOARD Chipset - ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 CHIPSET
? Version 5.1 / 2600 Build Processor

** If someone would give me some feedback, I would appreciate it tremendously.
** THANKS IN ADVANCE.

Kind regards,
AJ

A:NO DESKTOP after booting up & SYSTEM RESTORE "Incomplete" & "Strange" Temp Files

Usually when the machine has a "blank" desktop, the boot/startup process has been interupted or is frozen to before Explorer is launched.

You can launch Explorer manually be navigating C:\Windows and double-clicking "Explorer".

If successful, do the following:

Start>Run>(type) "msconfig" and turn off all non-MS services and all startups.

Then, Start>Run>(type) "cmd", and at the command prompt type "chkdsk /f" and schedule a chkdsk to run on next reboot.

Reboot system and report results.

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Can anyone teach me how to disable shell hardware detection in Vista 64.
I own a gateway Fx6800, the mouse cursor in window explorer act funny, from the review page in gateway, one person said he has this problem also and he just disable the shell hardware detection and solve the problem.

Thnaks in advance

A:How to disable " Shell Hardware detection"

Originally Posted by alexlihawaii


Can anyone teach me how to disable shell hardware detection in Vista 64.
I own a gateway Fx6800, the mouse cursor in window explorer act funny, from the review page in gateway, one person said he has this problem also and he just disable the shell hardware detection and solve the problem.

Thnaks in advance



In what way is the mouse cursor "acting funny"? Is the mouse not working? Is it not longer the arrow that it should be? "Acting funny" doesn't really say WHAT the problem is...

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I have been getting these "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs for about a day now (the "Bad Pool Header" one tends to pop up more often then the other btw). I ran a registry cleaner which didn't work and ran memtest this morning and it showed that my memory was fine. The BSODs tend to occur more often when I am playing a game or running some program that uses a bit more memory but it also happens when I am just on the internet. On the other hand, last night I did nothing but surf YouTube for 3 hours and didn't get a BSOD at all. However, since then I haven't been able to do anything for more than 10 minutes (without being in safe mode) without it crashing, and this morning it completely froze until I turned it off. My OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. It came preinstalled from the manufacturer and unfortunately I do not have the install disc. The entire laptop is less than 2 years old and there have been no major hardware changes and I have never reinstalled the OS.

A:Random "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs

UPDATE: Another BSOD just happened after I left the computer idle for a couple of hours except this one said something about Asdsm.sys.

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Dear Experts,

I have created windows image on Drive F: but delete it after some time manually due to some space prob.
But while backup shows about 40 GB only few GB space got free after deletion. When i try to again take the the backup using windows 7 backup & restore option, its still shows 35 Gb of System Image in drive F: when i brows the Manage Disc Space option but i cant find it on the same drive. (Plz see attached pic)
Plz help me to locate this and delete the same.

Thanks

A:Cant find "System Image" of 36 GB but its shows on "Manage Disc Space"

Hello sattyaji, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It may still be showing if the system image was created as part of a Windows backup. Using the tutorial below to reset Windows Backup should clear it for you, but you will need to set up your backup again afterwards.

Backup User and System Files - Reset to Default Configuration

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have been getting these "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs for about a day now (the "Bad Pool Header" one tends to pop up more often then the other btw). I ran a registry cleaner which didn't work and ran memtest this morning and it showed that my memory was fine. The BSODs tend to occur more often when I am playing a game or running some program that uses a bit more memory but it also happens when I am just on the internet. On the other hand, last night I did nothing but surf YouTube for 3 hours and didn't get a BSOD at all. However, since then I haven't been able to do anything for more than 10 minutes (without being in safe mode) without it crashing, and this morning it completely froze until I turned it off. My OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. It came preinstalled from the manufacturer and unfortunately I do not have the install disc. The entire laptop is less than 2 years old and there have been no major hardware changes and I have never reinstalled the OS.

A:Random "Bad Pool Header" and "System Service Exception" BSODs

UPDATE: Another BSOD just happened after I left the computer idle for a couple of hours except this one said something about Asdsm.sys.

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hi every body
My PC has lots of files called "Thumbs.db" & "System volume information" in all its drives.I cant delete these files and I think the cause of shutting my pc down automatically and showing blue screen is these files.the operating system is win xp/sp2.
I don't know what to do with these and what anti virus will delete them.please help me.
thanks
 

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First off, thank you for any assistance in advance.

Problem: "System Alert" balloon in tray icon that will not go away and redirects me in IE 7 to hxxp://www.virprotect.com/?aff=1012.

Using SpyBot Search & Destroy and Ad-Aware SE, I seem to have gotten rid of the problem of the redirection of my home page as well as removed the trojan that caused all of this in the first place (I think). The pesky balloon, however, remains. All pre-steps your forum recommeded have been completed. Below are the logs your forum requests in advance (please note that my DSS "extra" log file is attached):

PANDA ACTIVESCAN
===============

Incident Status Location

Potentially unwanted tool:application/myglobalsearch Not disinfected c:\program files\MyGlobalSearch
Spyware:Cookie/Atlas DMT Not disinfected... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Trying To Remove "System Alert" Balloon That Directs To "virprotect.com"

Download SDFix from here and save it to your desktop.


Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer

After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.

In Safe Mode, right click the SDFix.zip folder and choose Extract All,
Open the extracted folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
Type Y to begin the script.

It will remove the Trojan Services then make some repairs to the registry and prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.

Your system will take longer that normal to restart as the fixtool will be running and removing files.
When the desktop loads the Fixtool will complete the removal and display Finished, then press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.

Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt
(Report.txt will also be copied to Clipboard ready for posting back on the forum).

Finally paste the contents of the Report.txt back on the forum.


=========================================

This will help to identify malware on your system.
Please download Combofix from any of these locations:
... Read more

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Which one should I do? I originally wanted to just do "Return computer to factory condition" but Theog just suggested "Use A System Image Created Earlier." I have no idea what to do. So confusing!

A:"Return computer to factory condition" or "Use A System Image Crea..."

Hello M4TE and welcome to Seven Forums. Sorry for the delay in responding but I just came across your question.

Most newer manufactured computers have a hidden recovery partition on the hard drive. The manufacturer provides specific instructions on how to access that partition in case you want to restore your machine to the exact condition it was in when it left the factory. That means you'd have to go through the time consuming process of cleaning out factory bloatware (like free trials of programs you'll never need), installing programs you do need, updating everything, creating your personal settings, etc. Here is a general idea of how to access the hidden recovery partition.

HP Recovery From Partition

Let's say it took you a day or two to set up your machine to your liking using the hidden recovery partition. A System Image is like a snapshot of your entire hard drive. It will include everything from the operating system to all your programs, files, photos, music, all updates ... everything. Most folks keep it on a separate external hard drive. Let's say a week later you get a virus or your machine crashes for some reason. You can use that System Image to return your machine to the exact condition it was in when you made the image. Usually takes about 30 minutes or so and you're back in business. It's a lot faster and more convenient to only worry about a week of updates compared to probably months with the hidden recovery partition. The newer a System Image is the... Read more

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Using "System Performance" DCS reports some events are lost. To fix it, I need to increase buffer size but I can't do it because all parameters are disabled. 
When I create custom DCS with same trace (based on "Windows Kernel Trace" provider) I increase num of buffers and everything works fine.
How can I change it for "System Performance"?

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Hello,
First let me tell you about my system.   This is an Inspiron
E1705/9400 laptop with the T7400 Core 2 Duo processor running at 2.16
GHZ.   It has 2 GB of RAM and a brand new 500GB Hitachi Travelstar hard
drive (7200 RPM).   It also has the GeForce Go 7900 GS video card.   
It previously had Windows XP Professional (32 bit) and worked fine.  
But, I have three computers in my home and home office and would like
them all to work better together on my wired home network, so I am
upgrading all three to Windows 7.   My two desktops (one is Dimension
XPS 420 and the other is Dimension XPS 430) seem like they will be no
problem to upgrade to Windows 7.   But, this laptop was not listed on
Dell's Windows 7 Compatibility List.   However, the Windows 7 Upgrade
Advisor that I downloaded and ran seemed to say that it was OK to do a
clean install of 32 bit Windows 7 and it only had a few minor concerns,
where it said to check for updated drivers from the manufacturer.   The
laptop originally came with a 100GB hard drive.   For my use, that is
getting very small, so I decided to get the same exact 7200 RPM drive
in the 500 GB size.   This will allow me to do a clean install of the
32 bit Windows 7 OS on the new hard drive and not have to wipe the old
drive to do it.   I can just hold onto the old HD and stick it back in
whenever I might ... Read more

A:Minor Problem with New Windows 7 Installation on my Inspiron E1705/9400 - two entries for "Base System Device" under "Other Devices" with yellow exclamation point

BTW, I just downloaded and installed the driver pack from that ftp location and it worked, even for Windows 8.1 - 64 bit.
Thanks Steve!

Roger

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Acer Aspire M1100 AM1100-E1402A
Mfg Date 2008\03\07
Vista Home Premium 32-bit

It was running OK, but getting a bit old and a bit slow. I upgraded to a W7 desktop, but wanted to keep this one playing around with.

Ran System Recovery 2 or 3 times using the Alt-F10 method. First time, I wanted to avoid loading bloatware so ran msconfig early on, went to Startup to uncheck Acer Launch and stuff like that. Windows Update worked until SP1. Just couldn't get SP1 to install, including when I downloaded it from the web.

Then I ran System Recovery and let the bloatware run. It stalled at 9/11. Again, Windows Update worked until SP1.

Then I tried System Recovery using discs, instead of Alt-F10. It failed for some reason. I have a couple other System Recovery discs from an laptop and an eMachine laptop. I tried them with the same result. Recovery starts, writes over the C drive, then fails.

The message is:
The system registry contains invalid file paths. Installation cannot proceed. This system image was applied without guaranteeing that drive-letter assignments would match across computers.

So now I'm stuck.

I googled the error message, but generally ended up in discussion boards that are over my head. I think I saw some discussion about partition. I have a foggy memory that this desktop may have arrived with the HDD partitioned into something like 120 and 200 GB partitions. I think I removed the partition. I wonder if this has contributed to the problem? Then... Read more

A:Vista System Recovery failure - "system registry contains invalid file paths" - canno

The vista image extracts to the temporary drive letter D.

If you use a regular installation dvd and MS standard setup.exe, it will fix the os registry letter correctly. (Defaults to the first letter i.e. C as A and B are reserved for floppies )

If you are trying to restore from a factory image, you will have trouble because there is now another os on the machine.

I have a script I use for it.

You could get it to work , but it is a lot of mucking around.

It is just easier to use a Vista install dvd ( not the same as your factory recovery image ), boot it up, and install to your desired partition.

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I've been battling this for a while now. I have run SuperAntiSpyWare, Spybot - Search and Destroy, AdAware, Microsoft Defender, and SmitFraudFix. Things have gotten better, but I still have a couple of problems that I suspect is related to some form of malware/trojan/virus.

1. When I start up IE, I occasionally get a message in my system tray that says "System Message - Click here for details", and then an Explorer window opens and I get a Windows Popup that says "PCPrivacyCleaner may find dangerous traces that need to be cleaned. Don't let your privacy and reputation to be ruined by them. Making your private information public can cause problems with your boss, family, or friends. Click 'OK' to start PCPrivacyCleaner scanner to remove compromising traces and setup controls to protect your privacy by cleaning or removing dangerous information" then it opens a window and goes here:

http://pcprivacycleaner.com/2009/2/...53&f=pp_1290548359&mt_info=3923_0_20096&rdr=1

Then when I try to close the window another Windows Message says "NOTICE: You have not completed the scan. If your computer has tracks of all adults sites you have visited and files that got installed while you were browsing, it may violate your online privacy and compromise your career and your marriage. You need to clean up all the temporary and history records on your computer to remove these tracks. Would you like to install PCPrivacyCleaner to scan for ... Read more

A:Redirect/Jump on Google Searches as well as "System Message" in task bar system tray

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My system protection is displayed as "off" but the button to turn it on is grayed out. When I click System Restore I get the window with the "configure system protection" hyperlink but clicking it has no effect, nothing happens. Why would it be disabled? I have created RP's before. Why is it turned off & how do I turn it on.
RE sysinfo below;I don't understand the last sentence about WinDef antivirus being off. ContPanel says WD is on
Here are 2 screenshots of the windows:

http://imageshack.com/a/img633/4197/7NFYli.jpg
http://imageshack.com/a/img673/7322/ydBCje.jpg

TSG: SYSINFO:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A10-6700 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 21 Model 19 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 11461 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 8670D, 768 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 932868 MB, Free - 586652 MB; D: Total - 19137 MB, Free - 2343 MB; E: Total - 1907726 MB, Free - 561508 MB; F: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 597397 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, 2AE0
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

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With EaseUS Backup Tool, I've cloned these two partitions ("System Reserved" and "C") to same-sized partitions on a external HDD ("X" and "Y"). Picture tells it concisely:
How to make drives "X" and "Y" boot-able?

In "Disk Management", I've noticed these partition labels missing:"X" (or "System Reserved") is missing System label,
"Y" (or "OS") is missing Boot, Page File and Crash Dump labels

Thank you!

A:Both "System reserved" and "C" partition cloned to external HDD: boot?

You cannot boot Win7 on external HD, unless it is connected via eSATA.

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Hello All,

I started a few weeks ago on the PowerShell programing and I got my answer from here only. So am putting up the error that I am getting now to get some help again.

Scenario : I wrote a script that checks a Folder on a server and counts the number of files in it.Then when it finds the resulting number to be more then a specific value(threshold) it sends up a mail to the required alias. To break it all along the portion to send a mail is generated through DBmail using another .PS1 file.

In the PS1 file containing the main checking of number of files I am trying to pass 2 parameters :

1. Folder path on the server
2. the Threshold value of number of files

Now when I created a job to run this powershell script as :

& "C:\PowerShell\Power.PS1" \\XXXX\\c$\Documents and Settings\ABC\Local Settings\Temp 10


IT fails with the error :

A job step received an error at line 1 in a PowerShell script. The corresponding line is '& "C:\PowerShell\Power.ps1" \\XXXX\\c$\Documents and Settings\ABC\Local Settings\Temp 10'. Correct the script and reschedule the job. The error information returned by PowerShell is: 'Cannot convert value "and" to type "System.Int32". Error: "Input string was not in a correct format." '. Process Exit Code -1. The step failed.


I really can not move forward on this.

Please help.

A:PowerShell issue ('Cannot convert value "and" to type "System.Int32")

Just to add for reference Below is the code for the Power.Ps1 file that I have used :


param
(

[string] $directory_string,
[int] $benchmark

)

$date=get-date
[int]$directory_file_count = 0

# check that the directory exists.
$does_directory_exist = (Test-Path $directory_string)


# if it does, then continue
if ($does_directory_exist)
{


# Check for the number of files on the directory
$directory_file_count = (get-childitem $directory_string -name -recurse).count

# If number of files exceeds the limit, send mail to notify

if($directory_file_count -gt $benchmark)
{
& "C:\Powershell\DB_mail.ps1"
$subject= "XXXX"
$body= "XXXX"

}

else

{
& "C:\Powershell\DB_mail.ps1"
$subject= "XXXX"
$body= "XXXX "
}

}
else
{
& "C:\Powershell\DB_mail.ps1"
$subject = "XXXX"
$body = " XXXX"
}

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There are 2 devices in the "Device Manager" that do not have drivers installed.

I just did a clean install of Window 7 SP1 32-bit to a Dell Latitude E6500. I have uploaded all the Windows updates and all seems to be performing well. However, there are two devices in the "device manager" that do not have drivers installed, and I can't determine what the devices are nor how/where to find the drivers for them online or elsewhere. The driverless devices are "Base System Device" and "Broadcom USH". When I look at the properties page of both devices, it says that the Base System Devices location is "PCI bus 3, device 1, function 3", and the Boradcom USH's location as "0000.001a.0002.001.000.000.000.000.000".

The laptop did NOT come with a drivers installation disk.

QUESTION: How can I identify what these devices actually are and, more importantly, how can I obtain the driver for them?

A:Can't ID driverless devices "Base System Device" and "Broadcom USH"

Well, as for the second part of your question......... have you tried using windows own driver update utility? Right click on the yellow exclamation point in Device Manager, choose update.

I'm thinking your "boradcom ush" is this, drivers for it are here too, :Broadcom USH - USB\VID_0A5C&PID_5800 - awdit - The driver, software, & hardware database

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I've run SuperAntiSpyware, Ad-Aware, SpyBot and Norton which removed some trojan files and registry items but I'm still getting pop-ups ("Security System Warning" and "System Integrity Scan Wizard"). Below is my HiJackThis log. Thanks in advance!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:00:21 PM, on 4/2/2008
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:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$VAIO_VEDB\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cryptainersrv.exe
C:\WIND... Read more

A:"Sys Integrity Scan Wizard" & "Security System Warning" Pop-ups

Hi Welcome to TSG!!
Please visit this webpage for instructions for downloading and running ComboFix.

Post the log from ComboFix when you've accomplished that, along with a new HijackThis log.
 

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Hi

New installation of windows 7 ultimate 32bit and on trying to copy a 38gb folder from c drive to d drive, pc gives bsod.
Lately playing world of tanks is resulting in system lock ups,please can anyone help

Frosty

A:bsod copying files from "c" to "d" drive and system lock ups

Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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Hello all,

Helping a friend on their Laptop PC, Sony Vaio, Model: PCG 61813L (2 yrs old). OS = Win7 Home Premium. Having the following problems:

Maintenance has never been performed: I performed a system cleanup, removing old files. Completed a defrag using the installed Windows Defrag Program completing two passes.

Turned off and rebooted receiving following message "performing clean up" still running for over 45~60 minutes...seems to be in a continuous loop.

After rebooting the first time the PC told me "a serious error has occurred with your hard drive: back up all of your data and replace the HDD". The PC is only 2 yrs old, Virus Protection is installed (Norton).

I was thinking to maybe try a clean install of Windows 7. I have already backed up important data to a thumb drive.

Any ideas out there on why the continuous loop seems to be occurring? Thanks for your help.

A:Performed System Cleanup-Rebooted system Continuous loop "Cleaning Up"

It sounds like a hard drive problem. Your hard drive may be failing. Backing up is the best thing to do. After backed up, go to the web site of your hard drive manufacturer and test the drive.

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HI,

I'm getting this stupid error when trying to view: Control Panel\System and Security\System

"The page failed to load"

Don't know if you need it but I added a HJT log...

Thanks!
 

A:"The page failed to load" Control Panel\System and Security\System

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Every time I boot up, I get hit with two "Found New Hardware" things, something about an ethernet controller and an SM bus controller. The computer works fine, but I'm getting sick of that stuff popping up. Is there any way to disable it, other than having to hunt down drivers which may or may not fix the problem?
 

A:Can you disable the "new hardware" detection?

The only way is to disable the items trying to be found...
Run, devmgmt.msc, enter find the yellow"?" and disable the devices there, apply and reboot.
 

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I have an old HP Pavilion 8260 that I got for free which is having some odd issues. Any time I try to boot, I get one of these 2 errors (first it was always Operating System Not Found, now it's Missing Operating System).

Here are the steps I've tried so far: I tried to boot from a floppy with a disk I know works; tried to boot off of the CD Rom; Tried disconencting everything except Floppy, CPU, and RAM; Tried resetting the BIOS by selecting "Set to Default" and by pulling out the CMOS battery (it was after doing this that it switched to the Missing OS error message).

The hard drive is dectected in the BIOS, as is the CD Rom and floppy drive. It properly recognizes the amount of RAM.

I am fresh out of ideas, even though I'm generally pretty good at this. If anyone else has any advice, it's greatly appreciated.
 

A:"Missing Operating System" or "Operating System Not Found" errors...

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Hi all,

Installed a DVDRW drive but comp crashed when installing some software and it stopped detecting my Primary Master and Slave drives. I've fiddled about with the Master and Slave configs and have managed to get it to detect my HD and DVDROM.

I've unplugged my DVDRW and my small HDD and am trying to get windows to load up.

After using FDISK /MBR an rebooting, I get "Missing Operating System".

Tried installing Windows XP after formatting, it seems to have installed but it's not loading.

Current config:

Slave: Pioneer DVDROM (not the DVDRW)
Master: Seagate 80GB (C: = 15GB) & (D: = 61GB).

D: has files on there that I'd like to recover. Too big to put on floppy.

I've run a search for similar problems and tried some of the solutions but no good. Any ideas? Thanks
 

A:"Error Loading Operating System" to "Missing Operating System"

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Hello everyone,

My system freezes occasionally and I get the informative "system failed CPU test" message. I also hear an annoying beep which is probably coming from the cpu fan but I am not sure about that. I think my computer is quite old, so it might be the case that the CPU is dead but I hope there's still a way to fix it.

Of course the first thing I did in order to solve the problem was searching in the manual of the motherboard to find some information about the above-mentioned informative message. ASUS suggest that I should check the CPU if it's properly installed. I removed the CPU, heat sink and fan firstly. After that, I cleaned the cooling paste from the CPU and heatsink, added cooling paste to the CPU and I assembled all the parts onto the motherboard.

I also tried to find out more about the minidump-files generated by Windows, but I couldn't find anything interesting.

If anyone could help me fixing the system freezes and the other above-mentioned problems, I would be glad to hearing a solution.

Thanks in advance.

Greets, goalie99.
The last minidump-file is attached to this message.
 

A:"System failed CPU test" message, system freezing occasionally

Below is additional information from your duplicate thread that was held for moderation:



The system created some minidump-files as well and I investigated those, but with no result. Maybe you could find those files useful, so I attached the most recent minidump-file to this message.

System specs:
OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2 Ghz HyperThreading
Motherboard: ASUS P4P800-E DeluxeClick to expand...


 

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hey guys been meaning to post about this or a while now. For some reason when I go to power on pc 99% of the time it hangs at the "loading operating system" screen at the beginning. to fix this I hit the reset button on my case and it usually gets by the next time around. (sometimes takes 2 resets)

It also seems that this only occurrs when the system is cold. When I reboot after it's been running, I don't seem to experience the problem.

anyone have any thoughts? doesn't appear to be a big issue at the moment, but more of an annoyance. I just done want it to lead to another issue down the road.

thanks friends!

A:system cold boot hangs at "loading operating system"

I suspect the HDD.
Run Disk check and HD diagnostic please:
HD Diagnostic
Disk Check

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Hi TSG

My comp was messed up so I decided to clean reinstall xp pro, my hard drive was split into 3 partition, C, E backup and L photos and bits, at the point of the install were you decide,delete our make partitions, I decided to delete L as it was not needed and clean install onto C, leaving E with my docs and data, the install went fine, when I looked at my drives in admin tools the C is marked boot and E system, I was going to delete E and make new partitions, but because it marked as system, can not delete it. How did I do this and is there away to put it all back onto C, without reformatting.
 

A:Solved: partitions "boot" and "system" after xp install.

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After last night i have re-turn on my computer about five minutes ago............ i see on "My Computer" i have a new "strange" system drive named F: (C and D it's my HD... E it's dvd burner) whit label "SYSTEM" and i have tryed to access and result inaccessible.
The size it's about 100MB and 47,2 it's be filled but i can see what's inside and i don't have idea what's is that............. i thinks it's possible there's sometighs like a "hidden" partition but i don't even idea because now it's appears on "My Computer".
Yesterday and last night (before i go to sleep and turn off this same pc) there's no listed here................
If it's necessary i can post some pics.... or info about it... apparently there's a FAT32 partition.........

*EDIT*
I can add this info about this:
i have opened the diskmgmt.msc and here i can't see nothings about this newest drive F:.... look at here:
And here the the disk manager.. no F: appears:

A:Strange "SYSTEM" drive has been appears on "My Computer". What's it's?

See:

what is F System directory that suddenly appears in Windows 10

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All of the sudden my "System Volume Information" folders (the system restore folders) on all of my hard drives are shown even when viewing hidden files is off. Tried to mark them hidden, but it won't let me. Anyone have a clue as to why they would suddenly unhide themselves and not allow me to hide them again? This is on XP Pro with no service pack1 installed. Just bugs me they did that all of the sudden. Haven't installed anything recently except Paint Shop Pro 7 and Easy CD Creator 5.2 plus the update patch to 5.3.

Thanks,

Smith
 

A:"System Volume Information" folder won't go "hidden"

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Hi All,

Is there an easy to "split" a 40 Gb user file area into ten 4 Gb "chunks", for the purpose of backing up onto ten DVDs? In other words, is there an easy way to copy a 40 Gb file area onto ten DVDs?

Operating System is Windows 7 Enterprise (64 bit).

Thank you for your time and help,
Best regards,
James

A:"Splitting" 40 Gb user file system into ten 4 Gb "chunks"

Perhaps if you save to a FAT32 formatted partition.
This is automatically done by image backup software such as Macrium and Acronis.

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When installing SP2 on my computer, there was a box that recommended "Backing up my system" before proceeding. So I created a restore point. I will install it on my daughter's computer next, and would like to know if I was supposed to do anything fancier than creating a restore point before installing SP2?
 

A:Does "Back up your system" mean "Create a Restore Point"?

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Normal fraudulent stuff about hidden spyware activity on the system encourages me to click and download arepair program. It will not delete or go away.

Thanks in advance for your help Tim
 

A:"System Alert" appears in system tray area

Click here to download HJTInstall.exe

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

 

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Hi,

I use a Norwegian version of Windows 7, so the terminology I use might be somewhat wrong and not exactly what it is called in the English version of Windows... I hope you understand nevertheless.

I have three HDD installed in my computer (C, D and E). C is an SDD (120 GB) with Windows 7 and most of the software I use regularly; D is my primary disk (1.8 TB) for storage, like all libraries, music, pictures, documents etc. Disk E is intended to be used only as a backup. This is a 298 GB disk.

I try to set up an automatic backup of Windows and having trouble finding disk space on my E drive. Obviously there are more than 298 GB of data on my C and D drive, so I cannot make an image of both HDD and just back them up to the E drive.

To start my search for the solution I'm wondering what the "Include a system image of drives: EFI system partition, C:, D:" option means? What does it include and how much hard disk storage will it need? Is it simply a complete image of my two HDD C and D so that I'll never have room for it on my E drive?

Thanks

A:"Include a system image of drives: EFI system partition, C:, D:"

Hello Hoggorm,

A system image is a complete backup of the hard drive and partitions that are selected to be included in the image. By default, all system drives/partitions (ex: your EFI system partition, C:, D: ) will be included in a system image and cannot be unselected since they are required for Windows to run. The image can be quite large in size.Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
A Windows Backup is only a backup of everything in the folders you include in the backup.Backup User and System Files
If you do not want to include creating a system image along with your Windows Backup, then you could just uncheck that option to only have a Windows Backup created instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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After upgrading my bios driver and restarting, I get the above message while booting up. I've tried to do a system restore and reset the bios and still get the system boot failure


 

A:"system boot failure - install system disk"

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I thought I would do a 'clean install' of Win 10 on my laptop. Used Killdisk to get rid of 2 of 3 partitions on my hard drive (not the OS partition). I must have done something wrong because now my system will not reboot. All I get is a message saying: "missing operating system". I tried to reboot by: 1) using a 'boot disk' prepared on my desktop; nothing. 2) using my Win 7 disk; nothing.

Then I tapped F12 and tried changing the BIOS settings to boot the DVD drive first. No luck! It appears that I mistakenly wiped the 'recovery partition' and perhaps the 'boot manager'? I dunno.

I can't do anything else that I know. Does anyone out there know how I can get my system to respond to changing the boot order so I can re-install Win 7 and start over again? Thanks for your help.

A:Wiping System to Re-install Win 7 - now "missing operating system"

Hi
How did you install 10 flash drive/ cd ?
If you did either of the about you might be able to use startup repair
Startup Repair

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I have a Dell 2330 all-in-one running Win7 64 bit.

I'm trying to do a system image back up to a USB3 external hard drive. The image will take up about 333gb and I have about twice that amount of space left on the 1 TB drive.

I get the error message: System cannot find the file specified (0x80070002)

I've looked through this forum and found a suggestion that I use the SFC command to repair possibly corrupted files. Two questions:

1. Is this the best way to proceed or should I try something else?

2. Will the SFC alter changes I've made in the registry to slightly modify my keyboard.

Many thanks.

A:System Image: "System cannot find the file specified (0x80070002)"

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Mark Bacon


I have a Dell 2330 all-in-one running Win7 64 bit.

I'm trying to do a system image back up to a USB3 external hard drive. The image will take up about 333gb and I have about twice that amount of space left on the 1 TB drive.

I get the error message: System cannot find the file specified (0x80070002)

I've looked through this forum and found a suggestion that I use the SFC command to repair possibly corrupted files. Two questions:

1. Is this the best way to proceed or should I try something else?

2. Will the SFC alter changes I've made in the registry to slightly modify my keyboard.

Many thanks.


Hi Mark Bacon,

You can check the below link for resolving this issue if you do not wish to run SFC to fix this issue:

Error message when you try to restore from a full backup of a Windows Vista-based computer: "The system cannot find the file specified. (0x80070002)"

Also, when you run SFC, files critical to restart Windows that do not match the expected Windows version may be replaced with the correct versions. If a file is repaired, the corresponding registry data is also repaired. Protected files not critical to restart Windows are not repaired.

So, it would be advisable to make a backup of the registry before you run SFC. Please try the steps and let us know if it helps.

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It seems to keep rolling back to 802.11d after I click okay. If you need more information from me I would be happy to fill you in a bit more there.

Some basic specs:
- 32-bit Service Pack 2
- Acer
- AM5620-E1204A
- Intel Core 2

Any additional help to further assist would be appreciated!

A:Can't change advanced settings from "802.11d" to "wireless mode"

This appears to go along with your other post at http://www.sevenforums.com/network-s...-mode-eee.html

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my computer was hijacked by "support tool" a so called virus protection hijacker. i'm in safe mode with networking now & attached you see my hjt log file. help please. THanks!

actually, i'm on a different computer. it has windows xp home ed. & its a dell inspiron 530S

also, in trying to fix the problem initially, my wife deleted the file "rundll32" beacause the virus stated that had a virus error. so this file may be missing as well & we may need to replace it.
 

A:Computer Hijacked by "Support Tool" "Virus Protection" Prog

I posted this yesterday to get help for a "Support Tool" hijack on a computer. Please help. Log file attached. Thanks.
 

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Hello,

Running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit at home. Am wanting to create a remote desktop session to a Windows XP desktop at work. (This is done via SSL VPN). This had been functioning well for many months, but recently stopped working in the following way. I can still reach the network at work, and can open the remote desktop session to my PC at work. However, when I attempt to login to my work PC in the RDP session, I get the following error:"The local policy of this system does not permit you to logon interactively"
Several questions:
- I assume this is referring to the policy on the local client machine (the one at home)?
- I had not knowingly made any changes to my home PC, so unsure why this happened.
- Home Premium, from what I understand, should be able to act as client to any Windows 7/XP?
- I've read that my local user Id group policy might have become 'corrupted', or inadvertently been set to 'deny' in terms of being able to act as a remote desktop user. Is this possible? The problem is: Home Premium doesn't offer Remote Desktop configuration? The Remote tab on System properties is blank on the bottom.
... Is there any way for me to check (and set) my local user as being allowed to use remote desktop services?

Thanks,
- Greg
-

A:Remote Desktop: "The local policy of this system does not permit you t

Welcome to SF,

You are trying to connect from your home to your work's computer, an IT person from your work should take care of this task for you. Is this a possible request from your work?

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I am the admin in Windows Vista Home Premium x64. This is just an older laptop I got from a friend. It is a Toshiba I have restored the factory setttings with Recovery DVD's from Toshiba. I am the only user on this laptop and it is password protected. Like I said I am the only user set up and that makes me the admin. I double checked in User Accounts and it shows admin. I added another admin account and tried and I still could not access what I need. What is the deal here?

A:Admin cannot access advanced system protection

"advanced system protection"What is this?

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Hi, I'm not sure what I've done, but it apparently was something that managed to kill my system.

This is the Message that I've been getting:

System Error!

Attention, Jason! Some dangerous trojan horses detected in your system. Microsoft Windows XP files corrupted. This may lead to the destruction of important files in C:\WINDOWS. Download protection software now!

Click OK to download the antispyware. (Recommended)

Any help that could be provided would be greatly appreciated. Below is the Panda Report that I got and the Main report from DSS. I've also attached the extra text file from DSS.

Thanks,

Jason

Panda

;***********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
ANALYSIS: 2008-06-22 18:54:36
PROTECTIONS: 1
MALWARE: 29
SUSPECTS: 0
;***********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
PROTECTIONS
Description Version Active Updated
;===================================================================================================================================================================================
Windows Live OneCare 1.0.0 Yes Yes
;==================================... Read more

A:"System Error!...Microstoft Windows XP Files corrupted. Download protection now!

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

Please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription.

Please save this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the following instructions.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding.
Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Please note that these fixes are not instantaneous. Most infections require more than one round to properly eradicate.

Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.

Kindly follow my instructions and please do no fixing on your own or running of scanners unless requested by a helper.

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You have no firewall enabled. Please enable Windows OneCare Live Firewall in the Security Center of your Control Panel.

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I see you have P2P software ( Azureus ) installed on your machine. We are not here to pass judgment on file-sharing as a concept. Howe... Read more

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About a month ago Computer Associates' internet security suite (free through my ISP) told me it couldn't update. Tried a couple of things and gave up. Uninstalled CA and installed AVG Free. Same thing. AVG Free can't update. Today I got a message "attention...trojan spm/lx...etc." with a prompt for a web page, but instead I closed the window from the top right corner. Today I also got a background on my desktop that said "your system is infected, system has been stopped due to a serious malfunction".

I started through some of the threads on this site, and was looking at a promising thread (855938-trojan-spm-lx-infection..) that cybertech posted and instructing kramer8886 to run malwarebytes. I installed malwarebytes and it opens but self closes in a matter of seconds (regardless if I hit quick scan or not).

Some additional symptoms:
1. Can't open computer in Safe Mode
2. Can't use "run" from start menu
3. Can't use volume on computer
4. Malware is redirecting my url choice to its own choices

This is the first virus that I can't seem to deal with myself. Any help is appreciated
 

A:Malware indicates "trojan spm/lx" and "your system is infected"

Windows XP operating system
It has also disabled my Task Manager and is currently running something in the background
 

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Hello everybody. Here's my story. I have 2 HDDs:
1) 1TB with 2 partitions: System (where Windows 7 is installed) and Hard Disk (with programs)
2) 500GB with 1 partition: Storage (with all the unnecessary files I don't want to delete)

My problem is that the last partition became Active and System. It happened like that. I had some troubles with SATA cable so I had to disconnect my main HDD and connect DVD-Drive with that same cable and my main HDD with the one I used for DVD-Drive. What I didn't notive at first was that the 500GB hard disk became the first one in the boot row. After some time I noticed that Storage became my Active and System partition. I tried making the partition with Windows Active and making that one Inactive but I couldn't load the system after that, I had BOOTMGR is missing error, so I had to swich back with Paragon software. Any ideas how can I make my original System partition to be active and system and that useless partition to become simple data storage once again?

A:Partition is "Active" and "System" though it shouldn't be

Plug 1tb into first SATA port, mark it Active using Diskpart from Win7 DVD Repair Conosle or Repair CD, or use free Partition Wizard bootable CD. Then mark Inactive 500gb plugged into Disk1.
DISKPART At PC Startup
Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)

Set 1tb on DISK0 as first HD to boot in BIOS setup, after DVD/CD drive.

Boot the Win7 DVD Repair console or Repair CD to Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times until Win7 starts on its own and is correctly marked System Active. You may have to unplug the 500mb HD if it interferes.

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In my "services" tab in my "system configuration utility" (accessed via 'msconfig', I count about 75 entrees......all of them checked. Now, I know there a some of them that I need......for example: "AVG Update Service". But there are many (most, in fact) that I haven't a clue about what they do or if I really need them. For example: "Cryptographic Services". What in hell is that? What I'd like to do is disable all the stuff that I don't really need, so that I'm not wasting resources. Thanks for any help anybody can give. If you really come through, another donation will be on the way. But don't get the idea that this is a bribe.

pjblevin
 

A:"services" tab in "system configuration utility"

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Newbie here. I have searched around for a while but have not found a post with my exact situation.

I just installed a new Seagate Momentus 500gb (7200rpm) SATA drive in my Lenovo X61 laptop and have been working on a installation of Windows7 Ultimate.

Not realizing this was an upgrade install disk, I tried to install Win7. I didn't know about the clean install method, so I started over with an installation of WinXP (slipstreamed to deal with the SATA drive).

Next, I ran the Custom Installation upgrade to Win7.

So far, it seems to be working ok.

However, the Local Drive is D: instead of C:. The System Reserved drive in labeled C:. Should I be concerned? Should/Can I change this?

Attached are screenshots of Disk Management and explorer window.

Thank you for any info.
-Nate

A:"System Reserved (C:)" and "Local Disk (D:)" ??

Try removing the System Reserved drive letter in Disk Management to see if Win7 claims C instead. It sometimes works.

There is no reason you can't operate with Win7 as D even though it is meant to always assume the C letter unless it's installer is run from another OS.

But if you do I would not allow a drive letter for SysReserved as programs can write to and corrupt it, especially the ability to make Win7 backup images.

Now that you know you can clean install Win7 without needing XP on the HD, I would strongly consider booting the installer to do a Custom install, choose Drive Options to Delete all partitions, Create new as you wish, then Format before installing to first partition after SysReserved it will create for you. The installer will see an OS at boot to allow use of Upgrade version key upfront during install.

Here are tips to get a perfect reinstall - use the ones which apply: Clean Reinstall steps

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or i should say they open for a split second and then disappear. so i go to run and type in msconfig and the box opens and closes immediately. i go to control panel and click system and again appear/disappear. what to do???
 

A:"msconfig" and "system" boxes... can't open

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Well, its my first post here and my english is not good, Hi all!
I've installed win7 ultimate 64bit yesterday and Iam having a annoying problem when System locale is setting to Japanese:
The standard "\" character in shortcut dialog box, for example was replaced with yen symbol (?)

Windows help said that it dont affect the language in menus or dialog boxes for windows or other programs that do use Unicode (see image below), then i dont understand why its changing this character, and well, I know that its visual only but i preffer my windows without this yen symbol and yet, being able to show correct characters in japanese applications

A:"" instead "\" when System locale is setting to Japanese

Sorting it all Out : When is a backslash not a backslash?

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Would like to not have UAC pop-up for files & folders on non-C: drives, so expect they need to have "full control". Default is Special Permissions. Is there a way to default to "full control" when new folders are created, or do I need to mod permissions for each one? Note that I am NOT talking about anything on the o/s drive C:.

A:Permissions for non-system, "user" drives; not "c:"

How about right clicking the non C drive - clicking Properties - Security tab? Setting full control there for the entire drive? Does that work for you bro?

Thanks,
Robo

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I just upgraded from Vista Home Premium to Win7 professional x64 hoping to fix the above mentioned problem. After a complete re-install Im getting the same errors.

Im not sure of the proper terminology here, but during startup the computer does a scan of all hardware and "Volume 0" has a "failed" message.

The odd thing is that sometimes after a few restarts and pointless boot menu visits the computer starts up fine.

I tried windows repair feature by booting from the disk, but when I get to the window where i select the operating system to repair, its empty. Drive C, where the operating system is, is not showing.

I have a feeling that the hard drive itself has gone bad and is very unstable. Please let me know if I'm missing something or we just need to get a new HD.

Thank you

A:Win7 pro startup error "Boot MGR missing"/"Operating System Not Found

What type of hdd do you have. For example if you have a Seagate drive, there is software you can run to do a diagonostic on the hdd before the operating system boots.
This would be a good idea, especially if you were having same issues when Vista Home Premium was installed first.

Do you have more than one hdd installed. If yes, make sure in BIOS settings, the proper drive is selected for First Boot. And better yet make sure its the only drive attached when booting.

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Newly purchased Laptop with windows 8.1 OS preinstalled. We have successfully added this system to domain. While accessing the application after logging into the domain with Domain Credential, we found below attached error where  user is having local
admin previledges and  the UAC disabled.

A:"This application can't open" --- There is a problem with " application name" . Contact your system administrator about reparing or reinstalling it

Hi,
Firstly, please enable UAC and restart your computer to test if this problem resolved.
If problem persists, try to use APP troubleshooter to check APP problem, if there is any reports, please feel free let us know.
Windows App troubleshooter:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=268423

Roger Lu
TechNet Community Support

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Hello,
I want to know if Iobit Advanced System Care had a good protection. Because i've got owned ASC Pro and i'm very happy to used it but I think to upgrade to ASC Ultimate.
Thanks for responses!
 

A:Is Iobit Advanced System Care had a good protection ?

It has Bitdefender's engine . Tested it personally and it's ok for me.
 

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"Windows cannot find C:\windpws\system32\rstui.exe"; also "wfn.exe"
Any help provided would be most appreciated.
Thank you!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 4026 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 310M , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 598095 MB, Free - 540781 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NWQAA, 1.00, 123456789AB
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Windows7 cannot find "System Restore' and "Wondows Fax and Scan"

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Ok, I'll start off with the problem.
I have a Windows XP Home system (SP1 installed). It starts off by displaying the manufacturer's logo, and then says the usual (DEL-BIOS, TAB-POST) stuff liek that. This is normal for my startup. Then it goes to the next screen and looks for something to boot off of. 1st in line for booting is the CD-ROM drive. The second boot is the floppy drive. The third boot is the Hard-drive. (Assuming that there is no problem when it passes the first two boot possibilities, it loads the OS from the HD)
So there's nothing in the CD-ROM drive or the Floppy drive-so it decides to boot from the HD. This where when I get the error message-
"Error loading operating system"
!!Whaa!!
Can someone please help me? I really don't want to have to reformat my drive!!
 

A:XP System- "Error Loading Operating System"

You may be able to fix it running FIXBOOT. For details see: http://www.wown.com/j_helmig/wxprcons.htm
 

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My computer had one HDD and vista. Today I installed a new faster hard drive (a Seagate Momentus, which is a sort of hybrid SSD-HDD) and then I installed windows 7 on the new drive.

In Control Panel -> Computer Management -> Disk management, the new drive shows up as "Disk 1" (C:, NTFS, Healthy, boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary Partition)

and the old hdd shows up as "Disk 0" (7.52gb recovery partition plus a 290.56gb partition (D:, Ntfs, Healthy, System, Active, Primary Partition)

Question 1: I would like to keep most of the files on the old drive (now D: ) but would like to remove vista from it. Is it possible to change the D: drive partition so that it is not a "System" Partition, then delete the Vista files from it? Or must I first copy my data off of it and then repartition it?

Question 2: If I must wipe the old partition, should I also wipe the "Recovery Partition" as well? Is there any advantage to keeping that?

Question 3: Should I create a "recovery partition" for windows 7? (I apologize for my lack of technical knowledge but I don't know what a recovery partition is or how it would be used.)

Thank you!

A:How to change the old vista system partition to be not "system"

Would you post a screen snip of your Disk Management for us?

Start Computer Management Disk Management

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Hi, my computer running slow, I had checked the task manager and it shows that NT Kernel & System runs about 50%.
When I restart the computer it solves the problem, but if the computer is working idle than the I loose the internet connection, than I have to restart again. Also it takes forever to shut down computer.
Here is Hijack This report. Thank you.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:01:10 PM, on 5/12/2011
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Security Suite\Engine\4.3.0.5\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10o_ActiveX.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.startskins.com/7335599128/?hp
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPDSK/1
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://g.msn.com/HPDSK/1
R0 - HKLM\... Read more

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Hi,

I have been trying to use windows backup for system images. However, whenever I try to load a system image, i get this error "Windows cannot find a system image on this computer." The image is being saved in the correct location when I check the folder. However, when I perform the backup it appears that the backup process is finishing abruptly (the progress bar will jump from 75% to 100% way too fast).

I tried disabling my antivirus (Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.5002.333), and I tried running in Safe mode when performing the backup. The same thing happens.

I am saving the backup file on a 200gb partition of a RAID1 configuration, while the OS is on a separate drive in SATA mode. However I have another system with identical software saving to a RAID1 backup array, but it works perfectly. Only difference is the hardware (Intel+different mobo).

I really would prefer not to have to reinstall the whole OS to try to fix this, so any suggestions would be appreciated.

OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (Student License, Downloaded File)
Mobo: Asus M4A79XTD EVO
CPU: AMD Phenom II 955
Storage:
2x 800gb WD Black in RAID1
OS on Intel 80gb x25-m

A:System Restore: "Cannot find a system image"

Try using the free version of Macrium Reflect instead. I don't have a Raid array, but I have a Raid controller and have had trouble restoring with some image backup apps. The new Macrium Reflect 4.2 works with my Raid controller(it's not the PC in my spec, it's my Vista64 PC with quad core and raid, HP Pavilion m9515y)

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Are "System Repair Discs" (like described e.g. here:
System Repair Disc - Create)

the same as "System Recovery Discs" (like described e.g. here:
Download Windows 7 System Recovery Discs &#x2014; The NeoSmart Files)

If not: What are the differences?

Peter

A:Are "System Repair Discs" = "System Recovery Discs" ?

Yes, they are the same thing. They give you the option to launch repair from the dvd/cd. They CANNOT be used to reinstall windows.

Just FYI, till some time ago OEM computers came with a vendor-supplied "Restore" disk (also called recovery disk sometimes). These are completely different from the ones you have listed. These let you reinstall the os and in some cases the mobo drivers.

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This will be my most problem as i manage current user account in a call center industry.. any one who ca help me..

Thank you!

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This just started about a month or so ago...
I'm sure this little pop up came attached to some program I downloaded, but it's not a large enough
program to even show up when you try to use Install/Remove or Revo uninstaller programs.
I would think that most programs will send out software updates or if I open a program they have
update links built into them.
Disabling the popup doesn't keep the program for looking for updates (or does it?), it just doesn't keep
popping up and being an annoyance, right?
Do I "REALLY NEED IT"? If I need it, then so be it, I just don't want it to be a nuisance and keep
popping up.
Thanks ahead of time....

A:How do I "DISABLE" the popup "Common Software Manager"?

Using a registry editor to search for Common Software Manager might give you the folder and file[s] this utility is in [on the harddrive]. Deleting that folder and said file[s] might be enough. Do not use any universal computer fixit utilities for this; such cause more problems than they fix.

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Environment : Windows XP Pro SP2 with 2 disks

Question 1
On a Windows XP system is it possible to have a "System" partition (with an OS) on Disk_1 and an "Active" partition (with an OS) on Disk_2?

Question 2
If you add an appropriate entry in the boot.ini file on Disk_1 can you then decide which OS to boot into at startup? (either Disk_1 or Disk_2)

Question 3
On startup could you interrupt the boot (press F11) and select Disk_2 as the boot disk (assuming that Disk_2 had an appropriate boot file)

Under Windows 2000 you could not do this because under W2K a system could only have 1 partition marked as "Active" per computer.

Under XP Pro I read in the Disk Management Help Files that ".... a disk can only have one Active partition.... but you can have multiple disks and each can have an Active partition...."

So from the above it seems as if this has changed between W2K and XP. Is my understanding correct?
 

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OK, I have seen posts with the same problems I have but I wasn't sure if the advice they recieve will be the same as I require. I did a "whoopsie" and opened a file I really knew was just going to ruin my day but followed my stupid impulse of "oh this is probably legit." Anyway for the last, I dunno, 6 hours I have been fighting trojans, malware, and random reboots; now I finally have some room to wiggle through the internet.

As soon as I opened this can of worms McAfee alerted me of a few Trojans and such it had blocked and I thought I had skated by unscathed but that was foolish. I was soon up to my nose in fake alerts, Windows prompts telling me that my files are infected and asking me to open an antivirus, and my browsers; Opera, Firefox, and IE had become sabbotaged with hijacked links, and popups.

The prompts were blocking my programs from running and from allowing me to open Task Manager for awhile. After a few nasty random reboots and blue screens of death I got the process causing "Antivirus System Pro" to stop. Scan with McAfee showed nothing. Tried Spywall, nothing; Ad-Aware, 700orso bad cookies; malwarebytes, a bunch of trojans and malware. Still I have all my links in Opera taking me to "thefeedwater" sometimes in firefox, I can't even run IE, and I still have to kill "Antivirus System Pro" every start up. (Also I had to install Microsoft Visual c++ 2008 or something to get Ad-aware to run which only... Read more

A:"thefeedwater" & "Antivirus System Pro"

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Please help me out...

All three of these are shown to be connecting to the local I.P "192.168.0.85" in rogers antivirus

I recently ran a whole bunch of anti spyware and anti malware virus scans and everything after my rogers antivirus quarantined a virus called "exploit.pdfka.cpt" (I forgot the last 3 letters and that's the best I can remember"

I kept being redirected to a website called "infomoneyservice" or something while using firefox.
I read that it's connected to java.

So I uninstalled firefox, java, got rid of some malware with malwarebytes and other antivirus programs (while in safemode) and two days later my computer still occasionally freezes when connected to the internet(now using google chrome). I think Svchost.exe "system" and "Bonjour" being all connected to "192.168.0.85" rather than 0.0.0.0 where all other programs are being connected to are the culprits.

I ran this http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2003-081819-3333-99 but it said that it couldn't find the virus within svchost.exe (by the way it's in C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe)

I'm running windows XP.
Please if you need anymore info I'll be delighted to supply you with it if it'll help me get rid of this.

Thanks tech guys
 

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Well, I've been having this problem for quite a while now, although I never really the true extent of it until just now, but I get the following message from Windows ANY TIME I try to make use of System Restore and would like to know what might be causing it and how to address it.

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System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed.

Details:
An unspecified error occurred during System Restore.

You might want to try System Restore again and choose a different restore point.
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Frankly I'm sick to death of it --I don't think it's ever worked one time on this machine now that I think about it, or if it did, it was quite some time ago. But this has been an issue for me in months past, and I never tried to address it until now. Where to start and what can I do to get it to function properly? And please note that I have tried using other earlier restore points, but it always comes back with the very same message you see above.

Thanks in avance.

A:"System Restore" NEVER "Restores"

Hello ccantare,
Have you tried to run it in safe mode ?. Give it a go and post your results. Good luck.

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I Just installed my system with Windows XP Pro SP3. But I have a very strange problem.

I have installed hundreds of computers before but have never come accross this, I have 3 SATA drives in RAID and another 1TB drive as a backup souce. Now when I installed I selected the RAID array as the installation destination, and all went fine. But now that I am in windows this is what I see:



As can be seen, my 1TB HD has been set as the C:\ root and the RAID array with windows on as D:\ When installing programs they are directed to D:\

I think this has something to do with the MBR but Ii do not want to go and remove/remake it without been sure first, does anybody know how to sort this mess out please without a reinstall?

Thanks

A:One hard drive is set as "Boot and the other as "System"...Help

You know i'm not sure. I don't think that you can change the drive letter for the system partition

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i have two mice fitted,inc one usb.they have worked perfectly.
Now, however,the standard non-usb mouse has stopped working.$Upon investigation i find that the entry in Hardware/system has vanished.The usb-mouse entry is still there.
I have relaced the mouse and done several restores to no avail.Windows hardware search finds nothing. any ideas ?/
Using Windows XP
 

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I use Macrium Reflect for image backup and want to permanently disable system protection. I have used the control panel to turn off system protection several times now but have noticed that for some reason periodically it gets turned back on. I have turned it off and then did a restart and it was still off but then several days later I checked and it was back on so I'm not completely sure what is triggering it to turn back on. Is there any way to turn it off so it doesn't come back on by itself?

A:How to permanently disable system protection?

Run CMD as admin and enter (not sure, if it is permanent though):

schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore\SR" /Disable

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Hey guys.
Can you pleas explain me what does Hardware Acceleration means and why is that when it is turned on, it causes a green screen on the video (with audio working).
It happened to me once in YouTube, where I had to go in to settings and unpick the "Enable Hardware Acceleration", then it worked!
And 2nd time similar thing happened in Cyberlink PowerDirector 10, when I imported .mp4 and flv video files and it showed me green screen with audio. After unpicking "Enable Hardware Decoding " it was fixed.
My Sony VAIO has:
CPU - Intel Core i5 M430 2.27GHz
RAM - 4GB
GPU - AMD Radeon HD 6500M/5600/5700
Does this mean that I have a problem with my hardware, or maybe I need to set up something??? to ba able to use Hardware Acceleration. As I understand I should be able to use it!!??

Thank you
Have a nice day

A:Enabled "Hardware Acceleration" causes "green screen"

I don't know what the problem is but the only time I had this issue is when I installed a VM and get black screen on youtube so I had to enable that.

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I have a process called "System" with description "NT kernel & system"

Seems a bit suss?

Some exe sites have users all saying its got to go, ms answers said similar.

Looking for some answers as to what this is?

thanks.

A:System.exe "NT kernel & system" suss?

Welcome
Lets try a clean boot and then check to see if the process is still there, if not use the clean boot procedure to find cause.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...n-startup.html

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I am running windows xp. I have been infected with the fake alert "System Security" with lots of fake scanning popups. I've been trying to remove it but can't no matter what I try. Once the computer starts, all icons on the desktop disappear and the "system security" thing takes over. In addition to the system security problem, there are random popup advertisements for antivirus products and system scanning tools.

I've followed instructions found here to download process explorer, but "System Security" stops anything from running. Process Explorer won't run. Malwarebytes won't run. Task Manager won't run. msconfig won't run. services.msc won't run. Nothing works.

I've downloaded dds.scr and GMER, but neither runs unless I'm in safe mode. The attachments and logs here are from running in safe mode only.

It appears that someone may have installed combofix, as I see the file on the
computer.

I can only get things to work in safe mode.

DDS.txt:
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DDS (Ver_09-09-29.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Run by jkubik at 9:13:46.31 on 10/08/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1013.778 [GMT -7:00]

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

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
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A:"System Security" has taken over my system, nothing works. help!

Please disregard. I finally figured out how to get malwarebytes to run - i copied the mbam.exe file from a working computer to the infected computer, then renamed it to mb.exe, and ran it. It took care of business! All is well now. Thanks.

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