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Beeps when playing audio on windows 7 x64

Q: Beeps when playing audio on windows 7 x64

i just bought a used laptop, and i notice when wearing headphones that i hear a beep, i usually hear it when playing a sound. And if i pause the video i get another beep about 30 seconds after. is this a bad thing, this laptop is a dell e5420 with a i5. i dont know if i ever hear it while regular use on the computer though.

A: Beeps when playing audio on windows 7 x64

Go the Panel for System Sounds and disable system sounds, then see if you still get it.

That is located in the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound.

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i got some beeps when playing a game but i do not know why my geforce 520m got to a 88 degress max but dont think this is the issue what could be wrong

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MY COMPUTER PC SPEAKER BEEPS ONLY WHILE PLAYING GAMES, IT STOPS WHEN I EXIT THE GAME. I HAVE CHECKED ALL THE CONNECTIONS AND THE CARDS ARE SEATED WELL. THE BEEPS ARE CONSTANT I.E. SAME SOUND AND SPACING AND DOES NOT STOP OR PAUSE TILL THE GAME IS TURNED OFF. RAM IS READING CORRECT AND ALL ELSE WORKS FINE.
ANY HELP OR SUGGESTIONS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

A:Computer Beeps While Playing Games

First of all please stop using all capital letters, they are a bit difficult to read and it is considered yelling or hollering.

Have you done anything that includes sounds like cell phone sounds that are downloaded to your computer for loading into the cell phone?

Also I would check in Control Panel for sound settings and see if any of them are what you are hearing by r8unning them from the sound area found in Sounds and Audio Devices or the Multimedia area.

It could be any setting for sounds so check all the areas that might have this including programs that record music etc.

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Hello. I've never posted on this site before, as normally when I have computer issues, someone else has had it and I just google it. Unfortunately, this time googling my problem has yielded no results. Often times in my searches for answers to problems I am led to this site, so I figured this would be as good a place as any to ask my question.

I've been having a problem while playing games. It first happened about a month ago, when I was playing Call of Duty: World at War. The screen went black, my external speakers made a short, loud fuzzy noise, and the computer beeped three times. At that point, I had to manually turn it off by holding down the power button. This happened again a few days ago, and now it's to the point where I can't even play a game for more than 5 minutes without it happening.

I'm on Windows Vista and have recently acquired a new graphics card (ATI Radeon HD 4770), and I'm wondering if it might be the new card (hopefully not). I'll provide any other information that you ask for, and I hope that one of you can help me with my problem. Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Three beeps while playing a game

Hi and welcome to TSG.

Can you provide as much information about your computer as possible.

If its a 'big brand' PC like HP or Dell then what make and model is it? Have you done any upgrades (apart from the new card mentioned)?

If its a self build can you provide the make and model of:

Motherboard
CPU
RAM
Graphics Card
Sound Card
What hard drives
What Optical drives (CD / DVD etc.)
PSU (Power Supply), make, model and wattage

What intake and exhaust fans have you got fitted? It could be a heat related issue. Have you cleaned out the inside at all? Use 'canned air' to give it a good blast out if you haven't, paying particular attention to the CPU and GPU heatsink / fans. It might be worth taking the PC outside to do it as it may be very dirty inside.
 

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hi , i wonder if are there anyone who could help me with this as i have spended a lot of money and time trying to sort this out. i have a amd sempron 2.8mhz, 1024 ram,(333), Ati x1600 pro AGP, Gygabite Z motherboard, Aquagate water cooling system, . one day i was playing a game and the computer got completely froozen and a beeping noise through the speakers came up too. Since that day , every time i play a game , after 10 min, the computers does the same thing. thinking that was the graphics card, i sold it and i bought this Ati, but the problem is still there, keeps freezing up and receiving that noise. And when i say freezing i mean totally froozen, halt, and i have to press the reboot button and restart, i have tryed everything, graphics drivers, update my bios, Please Could anyone help me with this as i have not idea what could it be. thanks.

A:Computer Beeps And Freezes When Playing Games

Sounds like overheating.

What mb and bios do you have?

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Hi,


I have an ASUS P5GDC DELUXE motherboard. And sometimes the board makes a beeping sound when i'm playing games (one beep, then a 2 second pause then another beep).

This is not a great concern for me as the games run fine at max detail with no problems.

Also it doesn't do it constantly, just one or twice an hour, or sometimes never. Is this a heat related issue?.

The processor has a stock cooler on it, and the case has an additional 4 cooling fans, not including the graphics card.

Temperatures at idle...
CPU 44c (2556 rmp)
Motherboard 25c
Graphics card 39c

Many thanks in advance.

ASUS P5GDC DELUXE
P4 PRESCOTT 3.2 (800MHZ FSB)
1536MB PC3200 (DDR400) CRUCIAL TECH RAM). DUAL CHANNEL INTERLEAVED.
RADEON X800 XT PCI EXPRESS
140GB MAXTOR HDD
 

A:Motherboard beeps 2 times when playing games!!!!

Check Howard's beepcodes http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic17013.html
 

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Hello all, Thanks for taking time to read this. I am baffled and I could really use some help.So, I will be sitting at my computer, and say playing a game, when out of no where I hear music, or a commercial. So the first thing I do is check my Volume Mixer, and I notice that Internet Explorer is playing sound... But internet Explorer isnt open?!?!I am pretty sure I have a virus. I did a scan a little while back, thought I picked up everything... But aparantly not..Here is my Hijackthis log.Any help would be appreciatedEDIT: I have just noticed the Explorer.EXE file and am suspicous of the capital EXE at the end of the file..Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 10:15:00 AM, on 10/08/2010Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exeC:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Razer\Copperhead\razerhid.exeC:\Program Files\Razer\Lycosa\razerhid.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exeC:\Program Files\Pando Networks\Media Booster\PMB.exeC:�... Read more

A:Windows 7 Playing Random Audio

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Hello everyone,
 
I have had random semi-muffled audio ads playing in the background for a month or two. This is extremely annoying. They show up in my audio mixer as 'Name Not Available." Any advice would be much appreciated!

A:Audio ads playing in background - Windows 7

Hi,
 
Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your desktop.
There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.
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Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
If using Vista or Windows 7 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.
A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
Do not reboot until instructed.
If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.
After the tool has finished running, a text file named Rkill.txt should be located on the desktop. Please copy and paste the contents into your next reply.
 
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Hello, i hope i can get some help here, as ive seen tons of other users around the net recently getting this same annoying virus or malware, whatever it is, that plays uncontrollable, unstoppable ad-sounds. 
 
Id like to make a few things 100% clear just to rule anything out for the tech support here.
 
 
It started around 8 or 9 am if i remember correctly. I was working on some art; using paint tool sai, watching youtube, and on skype with one of my good friends. Suddenly the computer without warning REBOOTED, without any provocation. I make sure NOT to visit any risky sites; i only frequent aol.com, youtube.com, tumblr, and a few art sites such as Deviantart. I had not visited ANY risky sites or downloaded ANY risky material to cause this virus,  have NO clue how it got on my computer, as i am a generally suspicious and careful person who tries desperately hard to avoid these situations.
 
Once the system had rebooted, i got back into my skype call thinking it was very weird and by this point i was nervous and anxiety was taking over, but within minutes of the reboot, loud ads, news reports, music, and other stuff started playing shockingly loud, overlapping each others ads sometimes.
 
It came at regular intervals and was unstoppable. I went into task manager to watch my processes and saw NOTHING out of the ordinary. I have gaming rig computer, and i saw nothing visible [to myself] that could be considered suspicious. I read many sites, i... Read more

A:Audio Ads playing in background on windows 7!

anyone.....? No help? i read similar posts on the forums, it seems this virus is becoming widespread and dangerous. I simply cannot do it alone since it seems it requires professional tech support.
 
Even if someone just responds letting me know im not alone in this  and they wanna try to help, and they are dealing with the same problem would let a load off my heart. 

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Brand new computer and something keeps beeping

Alright here's the deal, I just put together a new computer

MSI nForce2 k7n2-v
AMD Barton 2500+
Curcial 512mb PC2700
Fortron 350w PSU

Anyway eveyrhing seems to be working fine, until I try to play Prince of Persia. Graphics and everything look great, but the PC speaker keeps beeping. So I decided to turn off the PC beep in windows. Same result. So I decided to take it a step further, unplug the PC speaker. YEP YOU GUESSED IT, SOMETHING IS STILL BEEPING!!!!!!!

I've asked a few people and they suggested it might be the modem, but there isn't one in there.

What can be causing the beep to begin with? And why is there a secondary beep, and where is it coming from.

The beeping also started when I put in a screensaver off the ATI CD, once I started that it kept beeping, yet there was no sound coming out of the speakers. So this leads me to belive it is something with my vid card, but what could it be?

Any suggestions appreciated as it is driving me crazy.
 

A:New computer and ATI 9800 pro beeps PC speaker when playing games

Re: Brand new computer and something keeps beeping



Originally posted by poertner_1274
Alright here's the deal, I just put together a new computer

MSI nForce2 k7n2-v
AMD Barton 2500+
Curcial 512mb PC2700
Fortron 350w PSU

Anyway eveyrhing seems to be working fine, until I try to play Prince of Persia. Graphics and everything look great, but the PC speaker keeps beeping. So I decided to turn off the PC beep in windows. Same result. So I decided to take it a step further, unplug the PC speaker. YEP YOU GUESSED IT, SOMETHING IS STILL BEEPING!!!!!!!

when does the computer beep when you first boot or at random times? what happens if you boot into safe mode? do you still get a beeping sound? do you recieve one consesent beep, or is it one afetr another?

I've asked a few people and they suggested it might be the modem, but there isn't one in there.

What can be causing the beep to begin with? And why is there a secondary beep, and where is it coming from.

The beeping also started when I put in a screensaver off the ATI CD, once I started that it kept beeping, yet there was no sound coming out of the speakers. So this leads me to belive it is something with my vid card, but what could it be?

Any suggestions appreciated as it is driving me crazy.Click to expand...

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windows is playing audio files in the background with nothing up and running. Found by terminating the scvhost.exe file that was being a memory hog killed the audio issues, but the audio comes back.
 
I have done these steps so far
 
#. program - 1st run( X ), 2nd run detected infections( X )
0. Cleared all system restore points
1. Avast browser Cleaner  - 0,0
2. Emsisoft emergency Kit - 0, 0 
 computer.txt   1.36KB
  1 downloads
3. AdwCleaner - 0
4. Super antispyware - 7,0
5. MBAR - 0,0
6. MBAM - 0,0
7. Panda Scan 0,0 - Looked in previous logs and showed that Panda cleared up some infections recently from computer
8. HDS - Hard drive is running fine
9. RKill - Quarentined some items
10. TDSKILL - look at log file
 computer tdskiller log.rtf   218.81KB
  1 downloads
11. Combofix - look at log file, post run nothing was running properly so I had to perform system restore back to number 0 to make the computer work at all
 computer combo fix log.rtf   31.56KB
  0 downloads
12. Hitman Pro - see log file
 hitmanpro.rtf   1000bytes
  0 downloads
13 MBAM - see log file
 malwarebytes.rtf   1.31KB
  0 downloads
14. MBAR - see below as i cannot upload any more files/size limit of 4 K
 
assitance would be greatly appreciated
 

 
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A:Windows playing audio with nothing running scvhost.exe

 Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.81  
 Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 (UAC is disabled!)  
 Internet Explorer 11  
``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:`````````````` 
 Windows Firewall Enabled!  
 Windows Firewall Disabled!  
Panda Endpoint Protection   
 WMI entry may not exist for antivirus; attempting automatic update. 
`````````Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:````````` 
  Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170 Flash Player out of Date!  
 Adobe Reader XI  
 Google Chrome 33.0.1750.154  
 Google Chrome 34.0.1847.116  
 Google Chrome Plugins...  
````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````  
 Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamservice.exe  
 Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbam.exe  
 Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamscheduler.exe   
`````````````````System Health check````````````````` 
 Total Fragmentation on Drive C: 2% 
````````````````````End of Log`````````````````````` 

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So I built this computer a few weeks ago with Windows 7 Ultimate. Everything sound-wise has been working til a few days ago, but I have been working through some video problems.
Since this started on Friday, the sound mixer/volume control shows sound playing. But nothing comes out the speakers. When I click the top, it doesn't say 'speakers', it says 'Realtek audio'. When I click that, the sound window comes up and under "jacks" it says "rear optical jack." The top says S/PDIF. Those are both formats that I have never used on this system. I've always used only the rear panel analog jack.

Anyways, I feel like I've tried everything under the sun and I'm close to RMA'ing the motherboard. It's that bad. Anyhelp is uber appreciated. Thanks guys

A:No audio in speakers -at all-, Windows is playing sound

Go to the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound Panel. In the Playback section, your "Speakers" should be set as the default playback device. It sounds like the digital is now set as playback.

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Hi everyone,
 
I originally posted this topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/531535/audio-ads-playing-in-background-windows-7/
 
I have extremely annoying audio ads playing in the background. This has been happening for the past 4-6 weeks. These ads show up as 'Name Not Available' in the audio mixer. So far I have used rkill.exe and was told that I have the latest version of the Zekos virus.
 
Thanks in advance for your help. DDS log below:
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16521
Run by anausied at 16:52:25 on 2014-04-18
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3327.1587 [GMT -4:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ================
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbamscheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Windows\System32\WUDFHost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.8.141\SSScheduler.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
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A:DDS logs: Audio ads playing in background - Windows 7

Hello tonyroma I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same",... Read more

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Hey Everyone, Bit of an issue I've had here ever since I "upgraded" to Windows 10. My audio is playing through both my headphones and my speakers simultaneously. What I've already tried:Uninstalling and reinstalling drivers.Installing Realtek.Uninstalling drivers and then shutting my laptop down, then restarting it. None of these have done anything to alleviate the issue so far. Also, in the other forums I've read on the topic, everyone talks about having either a "Speaker/Headphones" option or separate "Speaker" and "Headphone" options in the playback tab of the sound bar in control panel, but I only have this:   There's only an option for the speakers, even when I enable viewing of disabled devices. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

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I switched OS to Ubuntu for about a week, LoL didn't run well in Ubuntu so I reinstalled windows 8. When i open playback devices all I have is NVIDIA HDMI Output (port 0) and (port 1), both of which show unplugged and disabled. I have disabled and disconnected devices set to show, but those are all that show. I have reinstalled drivers, reinstalled windows, downloaded Realtek, enabled onboard audio in BIOS, but nothing has fixed the problem so far. When I boot into Ubuntu via USB, the audio works fine.

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Hello,
 
My pc is playing audio randomly? just now it played a commercial for frosted flakes in spanish, I've tried scanning my computer and googling what could cause this but i've come up with nothing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 
 
Thank you,

A:Windows 7 Computer is playing audio randomly

Hi Ekoroski, Welcome to the forum. Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.  

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Starting today, I constantly have this audio playing in the background which sounds like some foreign radio with ads. Although it is very feint, I still can hear it. The weird thing is, if i restart my computer, I start hearing it even before putting in my password, meaning it's probably not a program that I need to physically open (chrome, etc). The weird part is that even when I mute my computer, I can still hear it. It's a Lenovo ThinkPad 450s, I just got it this January and I have kept it bloat-free with very few programs installed. I find nothing suspicious in the task manager, and I have ran Adwcleaner, Malware bytes, and Windows Defender full scan and they've caught nothing. I would very much appreciate any help I can get on this. I am posting this in the security subforum because others with this problem seemed to relate this to a Trojan. Thank you for taking your time to read this and I eagerly await for your responses.

A:Audio Ads and Radio playing in the background Windows 10

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If you can't answer for the next few days, please let me know. If  you haven't answered within 5 days, I am assuming that you don't need  help anymore and your topic will be closed.
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I can not guarantee that we will find and be able to remove all  malware. The cleaning process is not instant. Please continue to review  my answers until I tell you that your computer is clean
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Hi all,

My clients new computer beeps after she clicks the mouse fast to play her internet games. It is not game specific and have tried a few different mice, MS optical trackball/usb and MS wheelmouse/ps2 to no avail. Also, there are no error messages such as " The ring buffer that stores incoming mouse data has overflowed (buffer size is configurable through the Registry)."

AOPEN ak86-L via k8t800 rt mobo, 1 gb ddr memory, amd 64 3200 cpu, 8gb/7200 rpm HD, winxp pro

Have tried the reg edit
"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Services/mouclass/Parameters"

To make the value for MouseDataQueueSize larger. I started at the default of 100 (decimal) and am currently at 10500 but there is no diference. Am I at the right reg key? There are many others with the "MouseDataQueueSize" entry. I found one under "CurrentControlSet001" and "CurrentControlSet002" and others. Is this even my problem? Could it be a bios setting or a mobo jumper setting? If anyone can help, please reply post or e-mail me at [email protected]

Any input would be greatly appreciated and thanks in advance.

J
 

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when playing some divx movies and/or hi res video games my pc beeps and freezes...i thought it was teh sound card so i bought a new one a 24bit audigy card now it takes longer in order for it to beep...well sometimes ... and i wanna get it fixed but im not sure what the problem is??? im tired of trying to play my fav game diablo 2 and then hear the damn beeeeeeeeep and watch my character lose all its stuff .... plz help me ... thanx
 

A:when playing some divx movies and/or hi res video games my pc beeps and freezes...

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I have recently installed windows media player 10 and have a problem with it. Whenever i play an audio file in media player, media player becomes very slow and unresponsive. i have also discovered it is using between 90-99% of my cpu usage while playing audio files. if i use another media player (ie winamp) i do not have this problem, but i prefer to use media player. n e suggestions???
 

A:Windows Media Player 10 playing audio files

you can roll it back to wmp9 in add/remove-windows componets and delete the wmp10 install file. then redownload it. but you may have some conflict or it could be just a bad file. i like 9 better then 10 anyway.
 

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first time poster here, and completely lost over this. about 6 months ago I started getting background ads on my computer and I can't remember exactly how. i've been working out of town since then and just today was able to start my computer for the first time since. now I haven't heard any ads yet, but in the process of trying to update everything to the latest drivers and versions, I keep getting an error in win update that fails everything it tries to update.  can anyone help me please.  here is my dds.txt:
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17041  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.71.2
Run by Jay at 22:53:26 on 2014-12-01
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.16325.12494 [GMT -5:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
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A:i have audio ads playing in background and windows update errors

Hello and welcome.  Please follow these guidelines while we work on your PC:Malware removal is a sometimes lengthy and tedious process. Please stick with the thread until I’ve given you the “All clear.”  Absence of symptoms does not mean your machine is clean!Please do not run any scans or install/uninstall any applications without being directed to do so.Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within five days this thread will be closed.   Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.Press Scan button.It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

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Hello,

I am working on the Windows XP OS, and recently had to fight off a couple of Downloader virus infections. Since then, my computer keeps playing random audio files that I have never downloaded onto my computer, mostly ads for something, and at one point, the beginnning of a baseball game. CPU activity spikes when the files are played, but there is no way to stop them, and no visible reason they'd be playing (I won't even have a browser up when they play). I've tried using msconfig to keep things I don't recognize from starting up, but that doesn't appear to be the problem. Google searches for the same problem haven't turned up anything helpful, and now my computer is also turning up a lot of popups, even when my browser is not open (yes, I do have cable Internet).

I think it's a virus, but I've run several virus and malware/spyware programs (PC Doctor, Spybot, several antivirus programs, including Norton), and nothing is catching it. Any ideas on what this is and how to fix it?

I've gone through the five steps and posted my Panda ActiveScan and Deckard/Hijack This logs below. Thanks for any help you can give me!!

Panda Active Scan:

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ANALYSIS: 2008-04-01 18:37:32
PROTECTIONS: 2
MALWARE: 9
SUSPECTS: 1
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A:Windows XP Playing Random Audio Files/Popups

Bumping because it has been 3 days with no reply.

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Hello, Hopefully someone can help. I am trying to view a dvd Store bought by the way. It play only video, no audio. I have tried a dvd I had made some time ago and audio works. I have downloaded AC3 filter still the same. Any other suggestions?
 

A:No Audio when playing dvds on windows media player

What software DVD Player are you using? Are you getting any sound on your system at all? If so, try VLC player (free) and see if that works.

Slainte

midders
 

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I am using windows vista and using windows media player 11 to watch dvds. The english audio does not work when playing dvds, even though US english is the default setting and I select US english in the dvd settings. The background music plays and with one dvd I managed to hear some dialogue. Every other language that I select (e.g french, german, english for hearing impaired) works. I have tried numerous DVDs so it is not a dvd problem, and I have tried those dvds on a laptop and it works fine. So it is not an audio problem, nor a faulty dvd. Am I missing a codec or something or is it in the wrong region (I live in Australia) I dont have any other dvd players on this computer so I can't test it out that it is just a WMP problem. Any suggestions? Thanks!

A:Windows media player not playing english audio?!

download media player classic and see if it will play the dvd's properly

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Ok - Windows Gurus.

I have windows media player on the machine. Everything has worked smoothly for months now. I now have a problem with media player 10. When I click on a link to view streaming video, the clip will buffer for a bit, then the 1st frame of the video comes up/freezes and the audio continues on.

If I close media player and click on the same clip, both the video and audio work fine. What is causing the video to freeze (audio continues to play) when I click on the video clips the first time around.

If I try to play something locally, there are no problems. It is only with streaming content and this is a new issue. Software wise, I have been authoring a handful of DVDs but outside of that, nothing has changed.

I have tried to reinstall media 10, reinstall the codec packs etc. All other media players play fine (real audio, winamp etc)- no video freeze. So this is only inherent to wmp10. Weird.

Any other thoughts on what has been altered to cause the video freeze?

I am all for suggestions and thanks in advance for the help!

Bman
 

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Hello TechSupportForum :)

I am currently having issues with my asus laptop; since two days ago, it has been behaving strange:
1. The files/folders that I used to save on the desktop (under my account, i.e. user) are missing. I can only find some of the program shortcut such as Mozilla Firefox, Nitro Reader, AVG2013, etc.

However, sometimes those shortcuts, when double-clicked, would work and sometimes wouldn't. When would work, the program behaves as if it were the first time I used it, with the welcome screen or tips... When wouldn't work, it pops up a small dialog, stating at the top of the bar: "Windows Security" then at the next part it says: "These files can't be opened. Your internet security settings prevented one or more files from being opened." And then there is a link to "Why these files can't be opened?"

When I click the link, it takes me to the Windows Help and support dialog; which shows the setting for the Internet Explorer, such as the zone for local, intranet, etc...

One weird thing about this first issue is that when I look in the C:\windows\Users\User\Desktop ; my files and folders are there. But again, sometimes are okay to open, sometimes aren't.

Like when I chose to save the dds.scr on my desktop, it was saved well...but I wasn't able to locate in the desktop. Then I tried running the file without saving it in the first place, but there was no such option...then I tried changing the default location of downloaded file t... Read more

A:Windows Security (These Files can't be opened) & Weird Audio playing

Bump, please.

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I've been having a problem recently with windows audio. For some unknown reason the windows audio service keeps failing/crashing but I've noticed this has been happening when using my music player then playing a youtube video in Chrome. After that all sound stops and I can't hear it. I can get sound back by manually restarting the windows audio service but its annoying to do every time I want to listen to music and play a video or something after. To clarify I've been using said music player and chrome for a long time now but this problem has been happening just recently. I've also tried updating flash player to no avail.

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Windows Media player keeps getting interrupted by "things" other programs?
Media player keeps getting interrupted by "things" - other programs I guess. Both while playing mp3's and music videos. It doesn't shut down. It just sort of shorts out the music... until I guess whatever is finished bothering it.

It happens
-When I try to rename files or move them around in Windows Explorer [not the ones playing].

-While on the internet. No certain reason that I can see. The websites/webpages I have open don't appear to have any media player music playing. It happens when I use either IE or Foxfire browsers.

Is there a button or something I can select that can keep Windows Media Player from being affected by other programs? It is verY irritating.

I have the following MUTED in volume control:
wavetable
line-in
auxiliary

Thanks so much!

******
Okay... I asked this question awhile back and a gentlemen said he thought my my system is working too hard and when any other activity is required there is insufficient CPU time left for the video or audio, so it pauses. But he couldn't say ... he needed my specs.

My specs are

Windows 2000
Dell Dimension
Ms 2000
Dell 498 Mhz processor
BIOS version 4.0 release 6.0

Please can anyone help? Thanks so very very much.
 

A:Windows Media player is pausing.... while playing audio/video

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Hi

I've been stuggling with this for a few hours now and am at the end of my wits..

I've got two audio devices that I would like to link to my PC at once.
I've got one plug connected to the back panel, and one to the front. But one always cuts off the other. In my sound devices, the system registers them both as: "speakers, VIA High Definition Audio, Standard device"

Is there any way that I can connect them both at once, and still have both of them outputting audio?

I hope the internet will save the day!

Many thanks in advance!

A:Multiple audio playing devices, playing the same sound at once

If you use realtek,
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Otherwise You're pretty much screwed, only other way is to use Virtual audio cable, but you'd have to set it up every time you booted (and it costs 20$)

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I am having trouble with my 2nd PC I am building. I built my 1st 2 years back and have never had a problem. This second one is KILLING me. I have the following specs:
Antec Triple Power 550w PS
Intel Core 2 Duo Wolfdale E7300 2.66
4 gb Kingston DDR2 800 (2gb x 2)
ECS G33T-M2
Saphirre ATI 4850
400 gb SATA Drive
20 x 20 DVD RW SATA

Well when I 1st built the system I had a FOXCONN G9657MA MB. After putting it all together I got no video or post. Just dead. DOA I assumed after reading its reviews on newegg. So I bought the ECS.

Everything come on now. Video starts up.....but comouter doesnt stay on. Will power cycle a couple times before it actually boots up. It also beeps twice. Start of post and before loading windows. ECS said two different things. 1st guy said it was a memory problem. 2nd guy said it was normal. IF is does come all the way on everything works fine. Vista installed and shows all the information about my computer correctly. All except the audio. I plug in my speakers an get NO sounds. Is it possible I got two bad MB? I haven't installed the graphics card and swaped Power supplies so that cant be it. Please any help or info would be appreciated. Thanks
 

A:New PC problems - audio and post problem beeps

have u installed the sound card driver.
 

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I have a Compaq Presario PC with two operating systems: Xp and Win 7. The sound had been working fine in both operating systems up until recently when i experience zero sound from the PC. However, on Win 7 there is a beep that is perfectly audible when i slide the volume bar to maximum. I have done a couple of re-installations and double checked my audio configurations but nothing seems to be indicative of an issue. I am using an external audio device since the internal audio is non-functional. When i change the external device's PCI slot, i.e put it in another slot, it works fine then goes back to the zero audio state when computer is turned off or on standby. The drivers seem ok. Please help if you are in a position to. Thanks buddies

A:Volume beeps when it reaches maximum but no audio sound on PC, Win 7

to start out with something simple; sometimes completely uninstalling the device from device manager; rebooting; and then letting windows hopefully re-detect it and reinstall the drivers etc will solve the issue. Also; once you do that i would check for any driver updates which may put a permanent fix to it.

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In Mac OS Quick time does this (I can have 10 audios all playing simultaneously). WMP nor VLC seem capable of this.

I need a solution to this for both Linux/ubuntu and Windows 7. Maybe there's a way to customize vlc or wmp?

Thanks.

A:I need an audio player capable of playing multiple audio files simul

Multiple instances of MPC maybe?

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Hello everyone. I am using a old-ish Toshiba laptop with Windows Vista. So, every time I'm playing songs on YouTube, then open FL Studio 10, FLS 10 won't let me play or record any audio. When I look at the "ASIO4ALL" box it has A little red "X" on audio output(I use "Realtek HD Audio" if that helps). Now when I stop the internet audio/YouTube and restart FLS 10, the little red "X" is gone and all the sound works... I was wondering how to play Internet audio while playing or recording audio on FL Studio 10 is there something I can tweak with the laptop audio or some better sound program I can download free(or not free)and not have to get a new sound card??? Thank you for your time. Peace.
 

A:How to play Internet audio while playing or recording audio on FL Studio 10

Please use the font I've changed your post to above. Otherwise, apart from hurting the eyes of the reader, you'll seem to be like shouting.

Recording from youtube, be it whole clips or the audio track, is against youtube's TOS.

Therefore closing this since we cannot help.
 

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Hello,


Starting about a week ago whenever any audio is being played through my computer (speaker or headphone) I will hear a buzzing sound and occasionally the audio with skip. This happens weather I am playing audio that is being streamed from the internet or that is on my computer directly.

I have tried several things to fix this problem including installing all windows updates that are available as well as updating my audio drivers.

I am running windows 7 home premium 64 bit. My computer model is hp pavilion dv7t quad 6100 and I have IDT high definition audio codec driver version 6.10.6381.0 which my computer says is the latest driver version. Updating to this version has not solved the problem, however.

Any help with this problem would be greatly appreciated. If there is additional info that is neccesary, please let me know and I will post it.

A:IDT High Def Audio, buzzing sound when playing any sort of audio.

Unplug the speakers from the PC and see if you still get the buzz with headphones. Some "buzz" problems can be related to "AC power ground loop" problems if some separately powered devices are connected.

Noise and skipping are problems that have been posted here before. There is no "one fix" for that. There are possible hardware problems, drivers (including video drivers), Interrupt issues, Wi Fi caused, etc.

Skipping can be because the other device that is on the shared Interrupt that the sound is on is interrupting the sound. Sound is always on a shared interrupt (IRQ) with a higher priority device. You can try this: go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the IDT and then LEFT click "Uninstall". DO NOT check the box to uninstall the drivers. Then restart the PC and when Windows starts it will detect the sound and reinstall it and some times put it on a different shared IRQ.

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Audio cd's stop playing after a minute + also having trouble ripping audio cd's to my computer.


09-08-2011 11:57 AM



I need some help and not sure what to do next? Seems this problem is common but I can't seem to get it down. I'm far from a expert so please help me...

My dad has a Compaq presario SR5550f w/ Vista 32bit w/ service pack 2 up to date.
When he try's to play audio cd's he get's this message.

Windows Media Player cannot read the CD. The disc might be dirty or damaged. Turn on Error correction, and then try again.

CD player plays only 1 minute and 3 seconds before error-ing out (although still plays DVDs). So, I thought Ok, let me rip his music and he can play off his comp. But when I try to rip audio it's goes about 20% and gives me a read error.

So, I turned on Error correction and nothing.

Seen in a few forums that I should update the drivers.

I uninstalled the burner driver from the device manager and nothing still.

I updated his Nvidia graphics driver just fine but it didn't find any thing for the motherboard?

I also updated his audio driver from the hp website.

So, after all that I thought maybe it's a hard ware issue? So, I changed out this burner for a new one and it still does the same thing?

have tested other cd-rs & retail audio disc. For some reason it's just audio's and ripping?

The other day he watched a whole dvd movie just fine!

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A:Audio cd's stop playing after a minute + also having trouble ripping audio cd's.

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I noticed that very occasionally, my computer will hang. Nothing will respond, not even Ctrl+Alt+Delete, and the only way out of it is to force a shut down by holding down the power button.

I also noticed that this has always occurred when audio is playing. The audio will loop infinitely once the computer hangs. Sometimes, when I hold down the power button for a while, the system will unhang. Other times it will not.

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1
Sound card: Realtek ALC662
I should also mention that the machine is a laptop!

I can't update to the latest Realtek drivers because that causes the sound to start crackling and fizzing really badly (stupid bug). I also don't have any minidumps as the computer doesn't get a BSOD, it just hangs and I have to force shutdown.

Any ideas on how to solve this problem or what I can do to help you solve this problem?

A:System Crashes While Playing Audio, Audio loops indefinitely

What is manufacturer and exact model number of laptop?

Run Belarc - http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

What is BIOS date?

Don't post Belarc output - keycodes are in the listing.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I'm unfortunately somewhat computer illiterate, so bear with me as I try to break down the issue I'm encountering.

I use an online database called Verint Impact 360 to gather audio files from a company's call center. I have the Verint codecs (VerintCodecs.exe) installed on my Windows PC which allow me to play the audio files using Windows Media Player. However, when I try to open the files using a customized program designed by my company, I'm unable to play the calls.

We had an IT member that found a way to convert the calls into a usable format with OpenOffice Spreadsheet by renaming the files. Unfortunately, he's since left the company, and I was unable to determine how he was able to convert the calls.

So, I guess my question is: Is there some way to embed the codec into the call file so that it could be played on other platforms?

Summary: -The calls are in .wav format -I have installed on the computer VerintCodecs.exe -I can only play the audio files in Windows Media Player (I've tried on the customized program and VLC, neither of which work)

I would greatly appreciate if someone could give me some guidance.
 

A:Solved: Playing audio files that require a codec in programs other than Windows Media

If VLC will not play the files, then they are not the usual format of a .wav file
However, playing WAV files on VLC is rather effortless. That’s because VLC comes equipped with the digital programming that instructs it how to handle data sent via the WAV format. Here’s a step-by-step procedure for playing WAV files on the VLC.
1) After you have downloaded and installed the VLC player, open the VLC media player.
2) The VLC media player will display on your screen. On the menu bar, click on “Media.”
3) A drop-down window appears. Click on “Open File” and navigate to the location of the WAV file.
4) Click on the file in the “Select one or more files to open” window or once you are in the folder that the file is located in, type the name of the file in the “File name” window.
5) Click on the “Open” button. The file will load and the VLC media player will begin playing it automatically.
 

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My wife accidentally downloaded the Iexplore.exe virus/Windows XP Recovery virus from her spam e-mail. It has hidden all of the desktop shortcuts and redirects any Google search as well as plays random audio from videos or ads at random intervals while the computer is in use. Attempted to use rkill and MalwareBytes to remove it in the past using the help guide but the virus has come back stronger than ever. Help!

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DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Run by Administrator at 18:03:08 on 2011-06-30
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1015.486 [GMT -5:00]
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
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A:Infected with Windows XP Recovery w/ TDSS (Google redirect and phantom audio playing)

Hello and welcome. Please follow these guidelines while we work on your PC:Malware removal is a sometimes lengthy and tedious process. Please stick with the thread until I?ve given you the ?All clear.? Absence of symptoms does not mean your machine is clean! Please do not run any scans or install/uninstall any applications without being directed to do so.Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within five days this thread will be closed. Download ComboFix from one of the following locations:Link 1 Link 2 VERY IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop * IMPORTANT - Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this linkDouble click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agr... Read more

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I keep hearing random audio ads or music coming from my speakers every now and then. I also noticed that in Windows Task Manager it shows two iexplorer.exe processes are running, and whenever I try to End Process they pop back up a few seconds later and I'm not sure if this is normal but svchost.exe is using a lot of memory. Also often when I search for websites on google it redirects me to random websites. And when following the "Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help" when I double click the Windows Firewall icon in the control panel I get a error window stating "Due to an unidentified problem, Windows cannot display Windows Firewall settings." I could not create a GMER Log, during the scanning process I always eventually get the blue screen of death.

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_32
Run by Brent at 18:53:15 on 2012-07-23
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3582.1922 [GMT -10:00]
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AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *Enabled/Updated* {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
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A:Audio ads playing in background, google redirect, windows firewall "unidentified problem" error

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At... Read more

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Hello,

i'm using k lite codec pack in my vista home premium.

in some dual audio movies, i can select one audio file from task bar.

but in some movies, it plays both audio files and i cant see option to change audio either in media player classic or in task bar.

any direct solution except reencoding movie file?

A:some dual audio movies playing both audio

In Media Player Classic I had this with a couple of files. If you use the Haali renderer you can select the sound track from the notification icon in the task bar.

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When power on i get 4 long then 4 short beeps repeats 5 times then computer turns on

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After upgrading to win10 from win7- problems with boot up. Right now- the pc beeps 5 times/long. I tried a boot disk from win7 is/prior to upgrade- at that point I got a boot up screen. When I selected state Windows- I got a black screen- and the PC started beeping. Also- I have to unplug the !!$&!PC to stop beeping /shut off power.Any ideas - hardware; bios, power issue, OS ISSUE??

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Hi,
SEQUENCE of BEEP is first 6 and then 5.
As i mention in the subject my Dell Inspiron 1564 is not turning on.When i push the power button, it makes beep sound and no display means dark screen. First it makes 6 BEEPS and after 2-3 seconds it make another 5 BEEPS sound and their is nothing display on screen.
I tried various methods to turn the display on but no one results.i did the following steps to check or to make it turn on. Here i mentioned all:

Firstly i  disconnect all the PERIPHERALS and take off the battery and then press and hold the power button for few seconds....
Then i run the LCD test to make sure that the LCD is working fine...Yeah it's working fine because i saw the color bars.
Then run the DIAGNOSTICS to check the other hardware but everything is working fine 

I tried these different ways but nothing happens.Still my INSPIRON 1564 is off and making annoying beep sounds .Please HELP ME!!!

A:Dell Inspiron 1564 Not Turning ON. Make 6 BEEPS first and then followed by 5 BEEPS. Please HELP!!!

Hello Gitesh23,
6 beeps on an Inspiron 1564 indicate video card failure. However, 5 beeps on the system indicate CMOS battery failure. Hence in order to isolate the cause of failure, I would request you to try connecting an external monitor to the computer and check if that works.
You may also try re-seating the CMOS battery and check if the issue persists. Before performing the steps, read and follow the safety instructions in Dell Knowledge Base Article: "Precautionary Measures for Personal Safety". Remove all power sources including AC Adapter and Battery before you remove or re-install an item in your computer. Please see the service manual for instructions on how to re-seat the CMOS Battery: http://bit.ly/14fkggq
Please try the steps and write back with your findings.

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When I start up my 23-q059na All-In-One, I get 3 long beeps then 4 short beeps, several times. It then appears to start up fine. I've tried looking at the diagnostics help but there doesn't appear to be any information on this error. I've tried to find the memory diagnostics option in the BIOS but there is no option for this. It is still under warranty - should I just take it back to the store?

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Hi, i was recently playing games on my laptop and accidentally pressed the windows button and the computer got stuck and failed. I then emergency restarted my laptop and started watching youtube on it. (laptop was a bit hot when i checked under) and it failed again this time, so i restarted my laptop and tried the diagnostic test and was shown black and white lines of sort. When the diagnostic ran and the screen went black, my caps lock key kept beeping for some reason. I then restarted my laptop and then my laptop would not start and would beep 6 times, then 5 times (video card failure, rct power failure)

I then proceeded to hold the d button and turn on my laptop (before that i disconnected everything and held the power button for 30 seconds to drain static power) and the color bars were showing. I am completely lost on what happened to my laptop and urgently need it for the next 3 days (repair shops here are horrible and charge a lot)

Any advice? i was thinking of reseating my lcd cable after googling a bit, is that perhaps a good idea?

Using studio xps 1647 Windows 10

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I have a Lenovo K450e, that beeps 2 times, then 10 short beeps during POST.. It trashed my windows 10, couldnt access my hard drive, had to reinstall win 7 then upgrade back to 10.. it still beeps, but now I can log in.. Anyone have an any clue as to what those beeps mean during POST?  Memory checks out ok.  Video checks out ok, everything checks out, but it still beeps..

A:Lenovo K450e, 2 beeps 10 short beeps.. what does i...

https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht062270 This might help

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Hello,

When I have my internet open it has started to play audio ads which don't appear to have any link to the page that I have opwn. If I close the browser down the audio continues to play and there appears to be no way to get rid of it. I would appreciate any help that could be given on this and have attached my HJT log below.

Thanks in advance.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 17:14:11, on 22/04/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.2\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_15\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_15\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\BT Broadband 2500V\Help\bin\mpbtn.exe
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A:Audio Ads keep playing and I can't get rid??

Forgot to mention in previous post that my malwarebytes anti-malware is refusing to open.
 

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Hi everyone,

First time I've visiting this forum. My computer started playing audio ads a few days ago, I have run every spy/malware program under the sun and nothing is stopping them. I have been advised to run Combofix but thought I would see what the advice here was before I take what appears to be drastic action.

I am not an expert, but not an idiot either. I will be able to follow advice!

Any and all help is very welcome.

Thank you!

A:Audio Ads keep playing

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at Step 6.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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DVD plays in Cyberlink PowerDVD, RealPlayer, but no audio output.
VCD can play in Windows Media Player and have audio, but not with the DVD. What's wrong? need your help..tnx.
 

A:No audio when playing DVD

Does the DVD have audio anyways? Maybe its missing some audio files... Check it in a dvd player to check.

Regards,

Korrupt
 

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Very recently my computer's audio has stopped working.
My headset has a separate microphone and headphone plugin. I use a combiner to put both of them into the computer at once.
Anyway, I cannot hear audio through my headphones, whether I use the combiner or not. I have tried to hear audio of various applications (browsers, Groove music, video games, etc.) and none work.The audio comes out through the computer speakers normally.
I have already restarted my computer and this did not fix the problem.
Does anyone have any suggestions/fixes?

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Running windows 7 and IE 8, Several friends have sent me links to Utube files. Some of them work fine but several I can see the video but no Audio. I copied them over to my other computer and they work fine. Any Ideas??

Thanks for any help on this.

A:IE 8, not playing some audio

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Do you mean downloaded videos of youtube or links to youtube?

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I've actually already seen this problem handled here, and while trying to follow of the solutions realized that I might need some personal help. The computer already had a lot of assorted malware that has been (mostly) dealt with with Malwarebytes and Spybot S&D scans, though this problem presists (also, a "MyPC Backup" PUP that's yet to go away as the files that need to be deleted are always in use apparently). My main concern though is the audio issue. It plays sounds from what I assume are ads, before I even have the chance to launch Firefox (I thought it could've just been an ad or hidden pop up window at first). The only thing I've been able to connect it to is the "Name Not Available" option in the audio mixer, which muting causes it to stop, though I'd rather eliminate the problem completely than just muting it and pretending that it's not there. DDS Log:  DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2Run by sheila at 18:26:02 on 2014-01-05Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3032.791 [GMT -6:00].AV: Avira Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {F67B4DE5-C0B4-6C3F-0EFF-6C83BD5D0C2C}SP: Avira Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {4D1AAC01-E68E-63B1-344F-57F1C6DA4691}SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\sy... Read more

A:"Name Not Available" playing various ad audio

Hello, Zorbis.
My name is etavares and I will be helping you with this log.
 
Here are some guidelines to ensure we are able to get your machine back under your control.
 
Please do not run any unsupervised scans, fixes, etc.  We can work against each other and end up in a worse place.
Please subscribe to this topic if you have not already done so.  Please check back just in case, as the email system can fail at times.
Just because your machine is running better does not mean it is completely cleaned.  Please wait for the 'all clear' from me to say when we are done.
Please reply within 3 days to be fair to other people asking for help.
When in doubt, please stop and ask first.  There's no harm in asking questions!

 
 
 
Step 1
 
Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.
 
Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.
 
If you are using Windows 8 consult How to use the Windows 8 System Recovery Environment Command Prompt to enter System Recovery Command prompt.
 
If you are using Vista or Windows 7 enter System Recovery Options. 
 
To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:

Restart the computer.
As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.
Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.
Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then cl... Read more

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Hi Folks,

I do have a small problem with, I think codecs. I have a movie with .avi extension. Now the problem is that there is no audio being played. Other movies are ok, it's just this one that is troublesome. The problem lies in audio codec - see G-spot below:
Please note the Audio information which says:
0x2000 (Dolby AC3) AC3
48000Hz 192 kb/s tot , stereo (2/0)



now another instant of a movie with nearly the same stats is below (audio there is working properly)
0x2000 (Dolby AC3) AC3
48000Hz 384 kb/s tot , 6 chnls (3/2 .1)


Anyone knows how to get the sound working in first example? it seems that codecs are installed, however something is not fully right...

Thanks.

A:No audio while playing avi. in WMP

Download and install the K Lite Codec Pack. It should have any codec that you need.

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For a while now i haven't been able to play audio cd's on my pc. the file manager recognizes the tracks (.cda files) but the info just isn't being recognized by the cd player programs. the programs even load when the cd is put in, but they say that no disc is loaded. Please provide any advice that you may have.
 

A:playing audio cd

The only thing I could find on your problem:

1 Q139180 - "Data or No Disc Loaded" with Sony CDU-541 SCSI CD-ROM Drive, see http://support.microsoft.com/ support/kb/articles/Q139/1/80.asp?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0&qry=no%20disc%20%20loaded&rnk=1&src=DHCS_MSPSS_gn_SRCH&SPR=W95

Excerpt from this page:When you try to play an audio CD using a Sony CDU-541 CD-ROM drive connected to an Adaptec 1520 SCSI controller, you may receive the following error message size 5617 bytes, updated 6/11/1999 8:15:00 PM GMT)

2 Q137310 - Audio CD Not Recognized in IDE CD-ROM Drive, see: http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q137/3/10.asp?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0&qry=no%20disc%20%20loaded&rnk=2&src=DHCS_MSPSS_gn_SRCH&SPR=W95

Excerpt from this page:When you insert a particular audio CD in the CD-ROM drive, it may not be recognized and CD Player may not be started automatically, even if the Auto Insert Notification option is turned on.(size 7806 bytes, updated 5/24/1999 6:29:00 PM GMT)
[This message has been edited by Dan O (edited 11-21-2000).]
 

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Hi I am having an issue where I have Ads playing thew my laptop speakers, they play for about half an hour then stop Ive done every scan i can think of and system restore but cant get rid of it, here is a log it would be great if you guys can help if you solve this Ill shout ya all a beer ty .DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421Run by Dons at 8:03:58 on 2012-06-26Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3872.1474 [GMT 12:00].AV: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {68F968AC-2AA0-091D-848C-803E83E35902}AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {9765EA51-0D3C-7DFB-6091-10E4E1F341F6}SP: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security *Disabled/Updated* {D3988948-0C9A-0693-BE3C-BB4CF86413BF}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {2C040BB5-2B06-7275-5A21-2B969A740B4B}.============== Running Processes ===============.C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\... Read more

A:Audio Ads playing

Hi,Please run the following:download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.(you need the 64bit version)Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.Enter System Recovery Options. To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:Restart the computer.As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.Use the arrow keys to select the Repair your computer menu item.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account and click Next.To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:Insert the installation disc.Restart your computer.If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.Click Repair your computer.Choose your language settings, and then click Next.Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.Select your user account an click Next.On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:Startup RepairSystem RestoreWindows Complete PC RestoreWindows Memory Diagnostic ToolCommand Prompt[*]Select Command Prompt[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.[*]The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.[*]Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.[*]In the command window type e:\frst.exe (for x64 bi... Read more

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after fixing the default player for mp3 files as jet audio in the computer through selecting a file open with choose programme-use this to open such files-

when we right click upon a mp3 file it shows play with jet audio, add this to jet audio's present playlist etc. i used to get all this. recently i have reinstalled jet audio and i am not able to get these. i get these items with vlc player which is also installed in my computer. please help

A:playing mp3 with jet audio

After the reinstall did you set Jet Audio as the default player for mp3?

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Hello. Yesterday, my sound was working fine. Then my computer startedto lose stability after I ended some instances of scvhost.exe that were using 90% of my processor. My start menu bar will suddenly die, and now, even though the Soundmax Digital Audio drivers are installed, when I try to play music nothing comes through. When i go to sounds and audio devices in control panel, it says "No audio device". Help?
 

A:Audio not playing!

How did you end the Scvhost.exe in the Task manager??
 

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I have windows 98 and the problem that I am having is for some reason out of the blue when I try to play any audio such as cd's or anything like that my windows media player drags like an old record on the wrong speed. even if someone sends me an audio message in dwyco(the video conferencing program I sometimes use) it sounds like it's dragging. as far as I know I didn't install or uninstall anything at the time this happened but I could be wrong.
 

A:playing audio

Did it just start doing this or has it always done it? Also give your computer specs.
 

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Tried a few things from other sites, nothing worked, now I'm hoping someone will be awesome enough to help me out.

I just get random commercials and snippets of audio playing and it will take over my soundcard so no other device can use it.

I killed every process I could in task manager and it was still going.

I don't know what other detail to give except I'm on Windows 7.

Thanks in advance for any help.


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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by emo at 18:22:43 on 2011-11-18
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2036.415 [GMT -8:00]
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AV: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {9FF26384-70D4-CE6B-3ECB-E759A6A40116}
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! *Enabled/Updated* {24938260-56EE-C1E5-047B-DC2BDD234BAB}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.... Read more

A:Random audio playing

Hello and welcome to TSF


We will do our best to assist you. However, in order to do so, please follow all instructions provided in the sequence given. Do not install/re-install any programs or run any fixes or scanners that you have not been instructed to use. This may cause conflicts with the tools being used in the cleanup process.

If you have questions regarding any of the instructions or problems running any tools, please let us know.

You may wish to 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, then click Subscribe.

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You have more than one antivirus program running:Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus and Microsoft Security Essentials. This does not give you extra protection. They will conflict with each other and give false positives, slow your system down and cause system instability. Chose one a/v to keep and uninstall the other.



We will begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool:

A guide and tutorial on using ComboFix

* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
See this link for instructions on how to do this:
How To Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus, Firewall And Anti-malware Programs

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I have ads playing in my background when connected to the internet but no windows are open. I've tried some of the suggestions listed on this forum but I think I need a manual command to fix the issue. Here are the logs of some of the programs I've tried to use to fix the problem. Any help would be appreciated.

TDSSKILLER
20:08:03.0536 5592 TDSS rootkit removing tool 2.8.16.0 Feb 11 2013 18:50:42
20:08:05.0556 5592 ============================================================
20:08:05.0556 5592 Current date / time: 2014/01/06 20:08:05.0556
20:08:05.0556 5592 SystemInfo:
20:08:05.0556 5592
20:08:05.0556 5592 OS Version: 6.1.7601 ServicePack: 1.0
20:08:05.0556 5592 Product type: Workstation
20:08:05.0557 5592 ComputerName: OWNER-PC
20:08:05.0557 5592 UserName: Owner
20:08:05.0557 5592 Windows directory: C:\Windows
20:08:05.0557 5592 System windows directory: C:\Windows
20:08:05.0557 5592 Running under WOW64
20:08:05.0557 5592 Processor architecture: Intel x64
20:08:05.0557 5592 Number of processors: 4
20:08:05.0557 5592 Page size: 0x1000
20:08:05.0557 5592 Boot type: Normal boot
20:08:05.0557 5592 ============================================================
20:08:10.0040 5592 Drive \Device\Harddisk0\DR0 - Size: 0x7470C06000 (465.76 Gb), SectorSize: 0x200, Cylinders: 0xED81, SectorsPerTrack: 0x3F, TracksPerCylinder: 0xFF, Type 'K0', Flags 0x00000040
20:08:10.0044 5592 Drive \Device\Harddisk1\DR1 - Size: 0x3C8C0000 (0.95 Gb), SectorSize: 0x200, Cylinders: 0... Read more

A:Audio Ads Playing In The Background

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I just cant figure this out. I have 2 laptops. The first with windows xp and the newer one with Vista 64 bit. On my XP machine I can get hotmail to play audio files on the actual browser without downloading them. On my Vista one, not only it wont play, but even after downloading them it wont work. WHats the deal? I want to be able to have hotmail play my audio files.
Thanks for your help!
 

A:Playing Audio in Hotmail

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I have been reading a bunch of different threads with people having the same problem. Computer all of the sudden restarts then audio ads are playing in the background. So far I have tried running Malwarebytes, AVG and TDDSKILLER.
 
DDS Below:
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2
Run by Jason at 14:50:06 on 2014-01-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate   6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.12264.6724 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014 *Enabled/Updated* {B5F5C120-2089-702E-0001-553BB0D5A664}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\WUDFHost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
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A:Audio Ad's Playing in Background

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.IMPORTANTIf you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number). Please downloadJunkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifica... Read more

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Hi,

Like a few others on here I have a problem with occasional adverts playing randomly on my my pc. Audio sound, no other physical appearance of an IE page or a file running through task manager. I *think* that if I browse via Chrome all is well but as soon as IE fires up for any reason that seems to trigger the ads to start running. PrimeScratchcards. com as a song is doing my head in !

So I hope you can help me get rid of the problem.

Included here are:

HijackThis log pasted below
DDS.txt file. pasted below
Attach.txt file. attached
ark.txt file pasted below
Hijack This:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 21:25:22, on 31/08/2010
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\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
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A:Audio ads playing randomly

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Recently, I've been hearing audio ads on my computer. I checked the application tab under task manager and saw one instance of I.E. 11 running which was showing an ad website which would change to another such site and so on and so on. What is disturbing is that I did not have I.E. open. I rarely use it. When I right click on the task and select "go to process" nothing happens. I am running windows 7 and normally I would think this is a virus. I ran AVG and S&D spybot and turned up negative results. however with MS Intrusively pushing win 10 ads via KB3035583. I'm beginning to think MS is responsible for this also. I had to completely uninstall IE 11 and that put a stop to it. Has anyone else had this problem or does anyone have an insight into this? If it's MS, then problem solved, If a virus- I need help with this.

Thanks

A:I.E. 11 playing audio ads while closed.

Hello Plberry511,

Try this guide to remove your audio ads issue.

http://www.malwareremovalguides.info/audio-ads-playing-in-background-removal-guide/

Hope this helps,

John

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6400 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3033 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1292 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 223434 MB, Free - 122150 MB; D: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 716425 MB; E: Total - 14999 MB, Free - 7394 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0G848F, , .D9WTBH1.CN701669690022.
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled.

Malwarebytes has just been used to remove Fake "Hard Drive Diagnostics" program. PC now appears clean but audio adverts randomly play in background without showing any programs running but with iexplore.exe process active.
Any instructions and help you can give me would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Audio ads playing in background

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My nephew left me some messages on msn while I was away asking if I was the person on myspace which I have nothing to do with as I do not use my space. But curiosity caused me click on the link, then something was installed which I opened and I was directed to a myspace page. That was last night.

Now today, I am getting small windows opening with the message. " The procedure entry point_resetstkoflw could not be located in the dynamic link library msvcrt.dll ".

When I close that window, twice, I get "Java(TM) Platform SE Binary has stopped working" with lots of problem signatures when I view problem details.

Also at times my computer will automatically play audio for several minutes at a time. Sounds like an internet radio station or similar. There is nothing I can close, the audio just plays.

This was the msn messages I recieved 3 times last night within a 12 minute periond from my nephews msn account. " is this you?? *removed link* "

I am currently scanning my computer with AVG and so far I have no threats but plenty tracking cookies and hidden files which I know nothing about.

I am running Vista x86. Please help.

Thanks in advance.
Ben.
 

A:HELP, My computer is playing audio on its own

Hiya

I've removed the link you gave, in case others click on it

Are you still having this problem? If so, do the following:
Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop

Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
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Please help!!

I am using Windows XP home SP2.

I have just installed the roxio plug in (decoder for DVD's) and the problem I'm having is when i play DVD's (both originals and copies) in windows media player 11, I get an excellent image but very distorted/stuttery audio.

I have uninstalled/reinstalled WMP 11 and installed WMP10 with no success. I have installed VLC player, AC3 filter, installed the latest version (march 08) of Direct X and enabled DMA in my DVD properties... re booted.. with no success... still the same problem... excellent image but terrible stuttery sound.

I have also noticed that when playing a DVD in WMP11 it has the stuttery audio at first but if you drag the timecode back and replay the exact same thing you just watched the audio will be perfect.

The strange thing is that i have just subscribed to the 30 day free trial of nero showtime and when I play DVD's (both originals and copies) through that I get an excellent image and sound!!

I also notice that when in itunes and I rip a cd in and listen to music at the same time I get the same problem... stuttery audio. Please note that when playing audio CD's in both WMP 11 and itunes I get perfect audio... so I'm pretty sure there is nothing wrong with the DVD drive?? or maybe not?

I have googled this problem to death for weeks with no joy!!

Kind regards,

David.
 

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Greetings:

I found you guys through a google search and read the thread about random audio playing. I followed the steps about downloading Hijack this and have a log (That I will place below.) Could someone take a look and give me a hand with this?

To give more information, I was attacked last night through a unsecured browser and immediately severed the connection. Then I ran Ad-Aware, Clean-up and will run Spybot in a minute. I found a malicious program that I immediately got rid of but I still get random audio ads playing.

Thanks for your assistance in advanced

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 4:28:03 PM, on 1/5/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exe
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Audio ads playing in background, PLEASE HELP!
For a few weeks I have had audio ads playing in the background of my computer whenever the internet is connected, even when there are no windows up. I have ran my Norton and nothing shows up, but obviously something is wrong. I was wondering if anyone out there who can walk me through figuring out how to fix this problem. I would greatly appreciate any and all help!

Thank you!
 

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Good evening.

Ever since this morning, I've been getting audio ads playing on my computer despite the fact that my browser is closed and that no video is playing at all. I've been worried, since my Windows Live OneCare detected trojans recently... But I deleted them, and now it doesn't detect anything wrong anymore, no viruses, nothing. A few times I opened Task Manager to check if I noticed a process that I didn't recognize, but nothing came on.

Here is my HijackThis log. Please do tell me if you see something suspicious.

Thanks for the help in advance.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 8:30:47 PM, on 01/01/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18865)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\lg_swupdate\GiljabiStart.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\LG Software\BatteryMiser\BatteryMiser5.exe
C:\Program Files\LG Software\LG Magnifier\MagnifyingGlass.exe
C:\Program Files\LG Software\On Screen Display Setup\HotKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
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This has happened twice. My PC has Firefox open... several tabs.

I go away for a few minutes to do something and I start hearing sound...commercials...playing in the background - no video, just sound. None of the tabs have anything like a video on them, but I'm hearing commercials. Host Processes for Windows Services shows up in Task Manager, killing that stops audio. Killing flash plugins does not.

Any ideas?

S~
 

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I am presently trying to remove an audiolog.exe malware from a computer running Windows XP and any assistance would be helpful

Thank you

Paul
 

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Hello again,

My saga continues with getting all the kinks out of this newly constructed
desktop computer. All and all things are going well.

I still have one pesky problem. I can not get audio from when playing DVDs.
I can place an audio CD in the drive and I hear that just fine.

I am using the canned dvdplayer.exe from windows 2000.
I have installed every service pack and patch available from Microsoft based on there windows update tool.

I also get no audio when I use the MaXimus DVD player version 1.2


I know that it must be a codec problem. That is all I know though.

I have attached a copy of the information tool from Nero 6.0.
It is information overload for me.
Can anyone guide me in correcting this problem? This is the last step before I hand the computer over to its proud new owner. :giddy:
 

A:No Audio while playing DVDs

I see on that report you have a Roxio driver on your machin CDralW2k, Cdr4_2k
These files cause a conflict with Nero .You will need to go to Nero's site and read a bit on this issue and clean it up. They have utilities for this .
I would use the Nero Showtime as a player and uninstall your DVD player.
Turn off Autorun and point media files to start Nero
There is a update for nero to 6.6 You may want to do this after you clear the conflicts.
 

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hi, just installed windows 7, when i try to play audio files which i have previously saved on my computer and on MyBook external drive, i get this message: server connection failed or name of track and followed by cannot be played server cannot be found, what does this mean?
please help, i have tons of music that i saved and now i can't play them
thank you

A:audio files not playing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by westie


hi, just installed windows 7, when i try to play audio files which i have previously saved on my computer and on MyBook external drive, i get this message: server connection failed or name of track and followed by cannot be played server cannot be found, what does this mean?
please help, i have tons of music that i saved and now i can't play them
thank you



what app are you using to share media? where are they stored? what server is used?

Ken J

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Hello there, I'm having an issue with my computer that started today. It restarted by itself and when it rebooted these ads in the background started playing. I've already tried malwarebytes, and TDSS killer but it couldn't find anything If someone could please help me it'd be much appreciated, I already ran DDS so I'll post the log I got from that.
 
If there's anything else you guys need from me please let me know. Thank you.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16448  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.9.2
Run by Fred at 0:05:59 on 2013-12-30
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.2811.798 [GMT -6:00]
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SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe -k Akamai
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A:Audio ads playing in background

Hello Leelee21 I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same"... Read more

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When I open a media file in a player, it only plays the audio, but if I open the same file while this is playing in another player it will play both. It does not matter which player I open first it will only play audio. But the second player will play the audio and video. I have tried Windows Media player, Real Player, Winamp, DivX, DivD and they all act the same. I am running Win XP. If anyone has any help it would be appreciated. I have updated each player and downloaded lastest codecs. Have no idea how to solve this. Thanks for any help you can give. Randy
 

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My computer has been attacked by many different kinds of virus these few days, like trojans, FBI malware. I have cleared all of those by using my antivirus software except the audio ads playing in background. I have been following the instructions of the post in this link: http://forums.techguy.org/virus-other-malware-removal/890285-audio-ads-playing-background.html

I disabled all the antivirus software realtime protection and ran the ComboFix already, but I couldn't find the combofix report. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks
 

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Hello, please help......

I have a problem with my PC recently.
When I played DVD movies, the pictures will show on the monitor, but no sound from the speaker.
All system sound is normal.
And I can play MP3 songs, audio CD and VCD movies, no problem.
Just only the DVD having no sound.

Please advice.

I am using the in built Realtek ALC655 AC'97 audio in my mother board, GA-8I915MD-GV.
I have installed the audio drvier recently downloaded from the gigabyte website, but still no use.

Please advice, anyone.
Thanks in advance.
 

A:No audio when playing DVD movies

What program are you using to view the DVD's?
 

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Sometimes my internet explorer 8 opens in the background and runs random annoying audio ads... Also when i install malwarebytes i have to rename the program to "go.exe" or something like that in order for it to actually open, otherwise it partially opens and shows up in task manager but wont pull up on screen.. its quite annoying.here's my log..aLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:25:03 PM, on 8/10/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\Linksys\WMP110\gtwpssrv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYSC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Links... Read more

A:Random IE audio ads playing

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

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So basicly I hear audio advertisements playing in the background that talk about buying products, "How I got rich quick", etc...
 
Somethings to note are Firefox is my default browser I never use Internet explorer.
The Iexplorer.exe process will always run 3 instances of itself even though you cannot see it open, If you try to kill the process it will open back up automatically.
The application tab shows Internet explorer connected to the following website: "http://ib.pixadsserve.com/?s=23327" and will sometime switch to careercast.com.
 
I have tried MBAM but this thing will not go away. Maybe someone here knows.

A:Audio Ads Playing In Background

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click ... Read more

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When I play a DVD using InterVideo WinDVD the volume level fluctuates. This only happens when playing a DVD, the volume is consistent when playing a CD.
This leads me to believe the problem is with the InterVideo WinDVD player.
I have looked for driver updates, but none available. I tried to use both Real Player, and Window Media Player. When I try to use these two players, I get a pop-up warning that says:
(DVD is not enabled for this player. Click (ok) to use InterVideo WinDVD player for playback.)
I tried to make the fore mentioned players as the default players, but I don't seem to be able to do that. It's like InterVideo is somehow blocking a change.
InterVideo came with my laptop so I don't want to uninstall it, it does not appear they offer a free version, but I would like to disable it and try another player to see if that eliminates my audio issues. The DVD's play just fine on other equipment.
Any thoughts.

Lenovo ThinkPad T500 / Int.Core2Duo T9400 2.53 GHz. 6MB 2GB / MS XP Pro SP3 / 160GB HHD 7200rpm / ATI Mobility Radeon HD3650 / Conexant HD SmartAudio 221 / 15.4” WSXGA
 

A:Audio problem when playing DVD

Resolved.........I uninstalled InterVideo. Installed VLC Media Player. No problems!
I also like the looks and features of VLC.
 

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I have recently had audio only ads running in the background. No application open - no browser or media player.

I have run Spybot and Malwarebytes. Upon searching further I have found your site. I have installed Hijackthis and here is my log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:29:10 PM, on 28/03/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16470)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\ProgramData\DatacardService\DCSHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exe
F:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\SMART Technologies\Education Software\SMARTBoardService.exe
C:\Windows\Samsung\PanelMgr\SSMMgr.exe
C:\Windows\twain_32\Samsung\CLX3180\Scan2Pc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Sound Blaster Recon3D\Sound Blaster Recon3D Control Panel\SBRecon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_6_602_180.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_6_602_180.exe
F:\F-Downloads\HijackThis.exe

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A:Audio ads playing in background

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Hi,
 
A few days ago my computer started playing random audio ads in the background and I suspect I have a virus.  I have run the scanner and the logs are pasted below.  I have seen similar posts and need assistance removing this from my computer.  I am new to the forum so hopefully this is the correct process to post.
 
Thanks!
 
Steve
 
 
DDS.txt
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16520  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.11.2
Run by Steve at 10:43:46 on 2013-11-20
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium   6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.3838.1511 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: Norton 360 *Disabled/Outdated* {88C95A36-8C3B-2F2C-1B8B-30FCCFDC4855}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Norton 360 *Disabled/Outdated* {33A8BBD2-AA01-20A2-213B-0B8EB45B02E8}
FW: Norton 360 *Disabled* {B0F2DB13-C654-2E74-30D4-99C9310F0F2E}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
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A:Audio Ads Playing in Backround

Hello SteveGMa69I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same... Read more

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Hi,
 
There are random audio advertisements playing in the background on my computer. They are usually short bursts of different ads that come on for about 5 seconds and then turn off for a little while. They are not the result of an application or program, because even when everything is closed I can still hear them. They are fairly recent, and have been playing for about 3 weeks. I can't seem to figure out how to get rid of them. I am running a Windows Vista 32-bit system on a Toshiba laptop. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Random audio ads playing

Welcome aboard  Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your Desktop.There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.rKill.exe: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.If using Vista or Windows 7 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.Do not reboot until instructed.If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.If normal mode still doesn't work, run the tool from safe mode.When the scan is done Notepad will open with rKill log.Post it in your next reply.NOTE. rKill.txt log will also be present on your desktop.

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Hi
I currently have the same issue as sutefaniidesu who had an entry entitled "Audio ads playing in the background" from Jan 1, 2010. I've included the sysinfo, ComboFix log and the "loaded drivers" information from my ntbtlog.txt. My issue occurs as soon as the login screen appears which is why I'm sending the ntbtlog.txt. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
zefram
=============== Sysinfo

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 960 @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 12279 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470, 1280 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953767 MB, Free - 141312 MB; D: Total - 1907718 MB, Free - 924581 MB; E: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 182680 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., SABERTOOTH X58
Antivirus: None
================ ComboFix log
ComboFix 12-05-24.01 - w7 05/24/2012 9:01.2.8 - x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.12279.10599 [GMT -4:00]
Running from: c:\users\w7\Downloads\ComboFix.exe
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
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((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2012-04-24 to 2012-05-24 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
.
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2012-05-24 13:07 . 2012-05-24 13:07 -------- d-----w- c:\users\UpdatusUser\AppData\Local\temp
2012-05-24 13:07 . 2012-05-24 13:07 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\temp
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A:Audio ads playing in background

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so ive had this problem for a few months now and at random times ads just start playing i dont even have anything open. ive tried many thing to fix it but nothing works they just keep on playing. also at random times it tells me somthing like plug n play services have terminated and must now restart and DCOM services have terminated and must now restart and its is annyoing please help me.Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum.~ Animal

A:Audio ads playing in background

Hi,
 
Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your desktop.
There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.
 rKill.exe: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/
Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
If using Vista or Windows 7 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.
A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
Do not reboot until instructed.
If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.
After the tool has finished running, a text file named Rkill.txt should be located on the desktop. Please copy and paste the contents into your next reply.
 
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I found out recently that whatever sounds coming through my headset speakers are also being heard by people I'm in call with on Skype. For example, if I'm in call while watching a youtube video, everything from the video is being heard by the other peole in the convo. This happens regardless of whether my mic is muted or not. It also happens when my volume is turned down completely, so I know it's not being overheard from my headset directly. I've tested this with vocaroo and other recording software, all of which have the same problem.

The headset I'm using is a Logitech H150 if that helps. Any suggestions?
Edit: This thread explains my issue exactly. So does this one.
 

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First off, I want to thank you for viewing this post and for helping me resolve this issue. I'll give you the back-story of what happened. This morning, I turned on my computer as normal and played games. I then turned on my Skype so I could talk to the friends I was playing with. After a while, while playing my game, my computer randomly restarts itself. When it finally booted, I immediately got back on Skype and started my game. After some time, however, it started playing random audio such as advertisements, music, etc. I thought it was Skype so I closed it. The audio continued to play. I knew it couldn't have been my game because League of Legends does not play radio and advertisements. However, I closed my game after a while in an attempt to figure out what is playing the audio. I opened up my Volume Control and noticed that there was something called "Name Not Available". I muted this and the audio stopped. This should not be there, however, and I'm trying to figure out what is making this audio play and how I can get rid of it.
 
Anti-virus/Anti-spyware programs:

AVG (Free Version)
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
CCleaner

 

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No one seems to answer on this page. I had the same problem, and I posted on this page this morning. I have the same problem as you, and no one answered. Instead of waiting 5 days,  I posted my problem on http://www.techspot.com/ someone answered within 10 minuets. I am now on the last step. If you want to veiw my thread, its here: http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/name-not-available-in-audio-mixer.199084/#post-1370593

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Hello! Earlier tonight my computer randomly restarted itself, and afterwards I've been having random audio ads playing in the background. It's not coming from my web browser, and my volume mixer is showing it as "name not available." I downloaded Avast! free and I'm currently running a full system scan, but it hasn't found anything, and the webshield is constantly popping up, telling me it's blocking multiple malware objects that are infecting my System32\svchost.exe. I haven't downloaded anything risky recently that I can remember, but I have streamed tv shows online on project free tv.
 
I've read a thread on here that had a similar problem and it ended up being a rootkit, and I think that might be the case here .
 
Any help would be appreciated!
 
I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

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Hi xMassy,
 
Run these for me:
 
Please download Rkill (courtesy of BleepingComputer.com) to your desktop.
There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.
 rKill.exe: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/
Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.
If using Vista or Windows 7 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.
A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.
Do not reboot until instructed.
If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.
 
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Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your Desktop
Doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters
 
 
Check Loaded Modules, Verify Driver Digital Signature, and Detect TDLFS file system
If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now
 
 
Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run
 
 
If threats are detected select Skip or Cure (if available) for all of them u... Read more

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I've got what sounds like a radio station playing intermittently on my PC and I can't tell where its coming from and I can't stop it.
There's nothing in my Task Manager or HiJack This log that looks suspicious.

Any ideas?
Thanks

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Does it quit if you block all internet traffic?
My stereo system (giant 1980s vintage roof-shaker) used to pick up CB radio signals once in a while. I think it came in through the phono pickup.
Do you live near a broadcast tower? Or maybe you live next to a pirate broadcaster.
Okay everybody, don't laugh; it happens.
You can make a pyramid shaped hat out of aluminum foil .

Seriously, I see your post is a few days old, did you figure it out yet?

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i keep hearing ads in the background and i also cant install avast it cant connect to there server to confirm registration. i have ran avg malware bytes and adaware all in safe mode and they dont detect anything. im running win xp 32 on sp3

here my dds file

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.4.1
Run by Valued Customer at 21:09:07 on 2012-07-17
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2037.1044 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Disabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
AV: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus *Disabled/Updated* {A1C4F2E0-7FDE-4917-AFAE-013EFC3EDE33}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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"C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe"
"C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe"
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Oracle\JavaFX 2.1 Runtime\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
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Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At... Read more

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