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Question: urgent help needed

i have just got anew p.c but i have happened to get a virus i cant use ctrl alt and del i get this message when i attmpt that

task manager has been disabled by your administratorClick to expand...

i am the only admin for this p.c and i need toremove this also i get ads popping up like

i really need to get rid of this ive had the p.c less than a week

thanks safcfan4eva

ps i use norton some good that is

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Preferred Solution: urgent help needed

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: urgent help needed

Use the F-Secure online scanner and see what it comes up with - then download and run Ad-aware, Windows Defender, Spybot S&D, SpywareBlaster from HERE - if you still have problems post a hijackThis log and we'll see whats there

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so i got my gts, and was gonna just install it, then i wanted to clean some wires and install another case fan.
Next thing you know...the yelow sata cable is not attached to the hdd, i take alook and...THE BLACK THING IS GONE...only the pins are there.

WTF WTF WTF should i do???? I cant afford to loose ANY DATA.
All my music, movies, games, GAMES SAVES, ETC ETC.

IDK HOW IT BROKE, pls in desperate need here.
I need someway to get the data out...idc about the hdd, i need the data..i can get an rma for the hdd but i need that data.

Im on way way to bb to get a 320gb sata hdd for 60 bucks..yeah i know...great deal.

But pls..ill even pay someone to do this.
Im having hope on you apok, your good with this stuff.

thank you so much.

Answer:Big Big Urgent Urgent Urgent Help Needed...plssssss

What broke? Can you provide pics? But really, the chance of data loss should be low if you just leave it alone and fix it when you are given instructions.

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Question: Urgent Help Needed

I have Windows Xp. I ran into a problem last week with my computer and a nasty virus hit my system. (I forgot what it was) However, this thing would not even let me pull up my security software or download a new one under safe mode. Long story short... I did a system restore. Since then, my system is just not back to what it was. I did hit the backup file selection. All of my pictures are gone. My daughter is 9 and every single pic I had of her is gone, all of my coursework is gone, and I am just sick and don't know what to do.

I have tried to actually go back and restore manually but, it will not allow me to restore before the actual date that I did the restore.

Can someoone help me? Also, I have no sound coming from my speakers. I went into the control panel and it is not even picing up that there are speakers there. I plugged in my headphones to see if they would work and they are not working either. I cannot manually go into my control panel because it is not picking up anything there in the sound department.

Someone please help me retrieve my pictures and files... Please.... Can someone help me get my system back to normal??? Thank you somuch for anyone who can help me.


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Question: Urgent Help Needed

So right now I have a Trojan. I am trying to get rid of it. Earlier I went into the WTM, and looked at my processes that I had running. What I am doing is going through all of the processes and looking up what they are, what they do, and if they could be a potential danger to my computer. I came across a program called SVCHOST.exe. I typed it in at the UniBlue process library, andI got mixed results. Apparently, SVCHOST is a essential program that is harmless, But, it seems that alot of Trojans and harmful things alike disguise themselves as SVCHOST. I currently have 8 different svchost.exe's running, with mem usage ranging from 3,000 kb, to 28,000. Do you think that I have a problem?

I tried to download something earlier (not porn, promise) but immediately after i pressed download, it redirected me to a porn site. At the time, I had AVG antivirus, but I uninstalled that and downloaded Avast! I ran the test and it did find a trojan, it also found a buch of spyware. I did what it recommended me to do ( being that i was unfamiliar with avast), and I moved them to the chest, but some of them werent able to go to the chest, i am not sure that one of them was the trojan though, but I am nearly certain because after I put the bad stuff in the chest, I chose to delete them, but, after I deleted them, I still have the Trojan. What the trojan is doing is when I try to get on IE, it says Blank page and tells me to download a fake antivirus. Obviously, I did not. Also, when I try to ... Read more

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pc re install went badly wrong, ended up with missing ntldr message, no floppy bootdisk, xp disc cant use , got windows 98start up disc , now at point of mssge error loading operating system, have spare tower and want to do quick fix, do i swap hard drive? and which one is hard drive?, i am blind here and need solution quick need to make a working pc out of two tonight
urgent, thanks in anticipation


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Please help, I do not have much time before my brother finds out I screwed his computer up and now It will not connect to the network, plus I get popups. I had uninstalled Mcafee and installed norton, and was once advised to use combofix. Now, when the computer shuts down, I get this: ?svchost.exe error on shutdown. The instruction as "0x73d223b5" referenced memory at "0x73d223b5". The memory could not be "written"."Tried system restore, will not work. Uninstalled norton, still same problem. Having same exact problem as here: help!  I am running sfc\ scannow right now. However, if it asks for the Windows XP disk, I do not have one!

Answer:Urgent Help Needed!

Read the information posted here:,46313.0.htmlThen start a new topic here:;board=7.0, refer to this topic, and post the three logs.A malware removal specialist will then assist you from there.

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Question: Urgent Help Needed

the following message i have been getting since last couple of weeks...i re-typed the product it didnt work...and my pc restrt after 2 - 2.5 hrs interval...what will i do now???

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

if ^dnt work..clik below
ImageShack? - Online Photo and Video Hosting

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This evening i received an email from an unknown source which had an attatchment (.pif). I stupidly opened it. I subsequently ran a virus check using Housecall's online virus scan and it has shwon that there is a worm on my system which is known as 'FIZZER A'. Housecall says it in uncleanable. If anybody can help with this situation i would really appreciate it, i'm terrified to turn my comp of incase it wipes the hard drive or something. Please help :(((


The worm spreads via e-mail and includes its own SMTP engine to bypass any security your e-mail client may have. Fizzer also spreads via Kazaa, a popular file-sharing application. The worm establishes its own accounts on Internet Relay Chat (IRC) and AOL Instant Messenger, in order to await further instructions from the virus author. Fizzer attempts to disable any antivirus program running at the time of infection. Systems infected with Fizzer could be used in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on other computers. Fizzer includes a keystroke-logging Trojan horse, which can be used to steal passwords words and credit card information. Because Fizzer spreads via e-mail and Kazaa, contains a keystroke-logging Trojan horse, and could be used in a DDoS attack, this worm rates a 7 on the ZDNet Virus Meter. How it worksFizzer arrives as e-mail with several possible subject lines and body texts. The From: address can be forged and therefore should not be trusted. Fizzer's attached files contain one of the following extensions: .com, .exe, .pif and .scr. If a user opens the attached file or otherwise activates the worm, three files are added to the Windows directory:Most antivirus software companies have updated their signature files to include this worm. This will stop the infection upon contact and in some cases will remove an active infection from your system. For more information, see Central Command, F-Secure, McAfee, MessageLabs, Sophos, Symantec, or Trend Micro.

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Hey, recently, I've discovered that I may have contracted a virus. My AV won't run, along with other misc. applications such as origin and windows desktop gadgets. All help is appreciated - Rkill and MalwareByte was also run smoothly, but had no effect on these issues.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5
Scan saved at 7:01:36 PM, on 29/05/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16576)
CHROME: 27.0.1453.94
FIREFOX: 19.0 (en-US)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Easy Display Manager\dmhkcore.exe
C:\Users\Alex C\AppData\Local\Akamai\netsession_win.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\History Channel Games\kgsystray\Kuma_tray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\MagicDisc\MagicDisc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\Power2Go\CLMLSvc.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe
C:\Users\Alex C\AppData\Local\Akamai\netsession_win.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Kies\KiesTrayAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2013\avgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\PMB.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BluetoothHeadsetProxy.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\SAMSUNG\EasySpeedUpManager\EasySpeedUpManager.exe
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Answer:Urgent Help Needed.

Please run the following:

Please create a new system restore point before running Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit if you can.

MBAR tutorial

Download Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit from HERE
Unzip the contents to a folder in a convenient location.
Open the folder where the contents were unzipped and run mbar.exe
Follow the instructions in the wizard to update and allow the program to scan your computer for threats.
Click on the Cleanup button to remove any threats and reboot if prompted to do so.
Wait while the system shuts down and the cleanup process is performed.
Perform another scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit to verify that no threats remain. If they do, then click Cleanup once more and repeat the process.
When done, please post the two logs produced they will be in the MBAR folder..... mbar-log.txt and system-log.txt


If no additional threats were found, verify that your system is now running normally, making sure that the following items are functional:
Internet access
Windows Update
Windows Firewall
If there are additional problems with your system, such as any of those listed above or other system issues, then run the fixdamage tool included with Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit and reboot.
Verify that your system is now functioning normally.

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Question: URGENT Help Needed

I was installing the windows 2000 service pack 4 onto a laptop which only had sp1. But now when I try to start the laptop I receive the following message: A Disk error occurred.

Can anyone tell me how to fix this as I need to resolve the problem as soon as possible.

I really need help in fixing this problem.

Answer:URGENT Help Needed

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I got a new computer case for xmas. I thought i would be able to build into new case myself so got to work, I put it all in and then got to the pins, (sw power, Led, etc) i guessed where to put them (yes i no im an idiot) and plugged it in. As i turned on the power at the wall the cpu fan started going, i dont no if this is normal or noT! When i tried to turn it on at the front button none of the light came on and i didnt hear any bleeping sounds that i usually get. I have not plugged it into the monitor yet as cleary there is somthing not right. I have a gigabyte ga-8i915pm motherboard and dont know where to put the pins, also i do not no still why the cpu pan turns even when its only on at the wall!! PLEASE HELP IM A NOOB!!! HAVE I RUINED MY SYSTEM!!?!?!?


Answer:Urgent Help Needed!

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i installed tuneup utilities 2008 and forgot to uninstall its 2007 counterpart and tried to change my boot screen . i got a hal.dll corruption error upon restart so i tried to install a fresh xp home into a new file and then copy paste its hal.dll into the old C:\windows\system32 folder well after restart i dont have the partiton for my old xp os only the new and lost my ability to use dual boot xp and tuneup backup and can only boot the new fresh xp.

lost yet? ok well here is my question.

the old c:\windows is still fully intact on my c:\ drive and i have the new win xp home installed in a folder c:\DELETEME the c:\DELETEME is the only bootable option i have. i want to boot c:\windows my old now hopefully repaired xp home. so how do i get my computer setup to boot this xp home version from c:\WINDOWS AND NOT!!! C:\DELETEME???

I HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND ! and really hope someone can help me i cannon afford to loose 1200 dollars in programs from a stupid error unless its my only last option

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Hi, i am a n00b at computers, and i delted something from my registy thinkin it was a .exe loader for a trojan or someting but now all my .exe's wont open! not even MsPaint or anything!! is thier anyway i could fix this without Reformatting my HD?? thnx.. btw im using Windows XP Home on a P4 2.8 1gb ram

EDIT: When i try open a .exe i get this error message

"c:\\WINDOWS\System32\****.exe" (*** being the program)

This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the folder options Control Panel.

Answer:Urgent Help Needed!!

use system restore in system tools

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Question: Urgent help needed

Well, I installed the beta version of Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion a810n PC. It was good, but all my drivers were disabled. I went to revert back to Windows XP, since in the Boot menu it had the option now to revert to previous Windows. I went into it, and it opened the HP recovery. Now, I've had to do HP recovery twice in the past, but now, it looks way different. Now it just gives me options to go into a sort of command-promt type thing, where I pick a place and can implement commands. That's about all I can do. At one point, I typed in "FIXMBR", not knowing completely what it did. Now, when I start my computer back up, it goes into that same recovery type thing. How do I get back on Windows 7, or better yet, Windows XP? Also, I thought I should add, that in the restart thing, where it's the HP logo and at the bottom it says "press F10 for system recovery", the button no longer works, and I have to let it restart to go into recovery. I need the computer, ASAP, so the sooner you can help me, the better. Thank you in advance!

Answer:Urgent help needed

sounds like your os and recovery may be corrupted...Probably going to have to do a fresh install. If there is data you need on your computer about the only thing I can suggest(assuming you have another computer available) is to get an external hard drive enclosure. Put your drive in it, hook it up to the secondary machine and copy everything you need off of it.

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I own a emachines T3522
I have a very annoying problem that is really making me very upset i am getting a pop up as soon as i turn my system on stating "msmsgs.exe-unable to locate component and in the field it says this application has failed to start. There's a whole bunch of other errors. I press ok like 20 times and they seem to restart over and over again.
I also have the recovery disk but when It loading it gives me this blue screen with C0000135 ( unable to locate component)

Additional info from another thread
I own a emachines "T3522 Destop"
This 'Unable To locate Component' crap is driving me crazy. When I log onto my guest account it gives me this error.
Setup.50.exe cannot find comres.dll. That also happens on the new admin account I created. There's only one account that this doesn't happen to and it my orignal account but on my original account almost all the other programs gives me unable to locate component also such as MSN and others. I even tried to PC restore everything by inserting the emacines operating system disc. When I get to the loading part It gives me a blue screen with c0000135 unable to locate component In PC Restore???
I honestly need someone to help me on this asap.

Thank you

Answer:[urgent help needed]

Take a look here.

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My computer refuses to start (it won't turn on), so I've transplanted the SATA hard drive to my brother's desktop. He has an IDE hard drive. All I get when I try to boot on his computer is a black screen....Help! I have to get files off of it for tomorrow, or I fail....

Answer:Urgent Help Needed. Now.

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why can i open any website in my browser, but my own site wont open fully?

can anyone help please?

Answer:urgent help needed please

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Question: URGENT Help needed

Hello again I recently (today) got a Samsung N310, I downloaded and mounted a RTM version of Windows 7, However when I try to run the setup I get this message, saying that I have tyhe wrong version for this version of windows im running? what do I do the ISO is a x64bit and the netbook Has 2GB of memory can someone help me please How do I get this bloody thing to run Ive searched google to no avail

Answer:URGENT Help needed

Quote: Originally Posted by Samsung7Buff

Hello again I recently (today) got a Samsung N310, I downloaded and mounted a RTM version of Windows 7, However when I try to run the setup I get this message, saying that I have tyhe wrong version for this version of windows im running? what do I do the ISO is a x64bit and the netbook Has 2GB of memory can someone help me please How do I get this bloody thing to run Ive searched google to no avail

You really dont want to install 64bit in 2 gigs of ram. That is the absolute minimum. It will crawl

That being said you need to boot from the dvd not try to launch it from within an OS.

Ken J+

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Question: urgent help needed

Right firstly my laptop disk drive doesn't work so a factory restore is out of the question.

Disk checker was running and my laptop shut off midway through, since then my laptop hasn't been working because windows explorer is not responding. Safe mode works perfectly fine.

What could be the problem and how should I resolve it?

Answer:urgent help needed

Before anything else I would try running Disc Checker in safe mode which I guess you have.

Other than that, windows restore via the windows CD comes to my mind. I believe there are better options out there though which I'm not aware of.

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I have stored some really important work on a 128mb memory stick (/pen drive). It has been workin fine till today wen i pluggd it in and windows says"USB device not recognized - One Of the usb devices on this computer has malfunctioned and windows does not recognize it." Wot can i do. wihtout this work im really in a mess. I thort i ad backup copies as well but i didnt. wot can i do

Answer:Help Needed Urgent!!!

"wot can i do"1). Use a thread title that actually describes your problem, NOT "Help Needed Urgent!!!"2). Try the memory stick in another PC. If that doesn't recognise it, you have probably lost the files on the memory stick.3). Use English rather than text-speak; which not all of us understand.

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Question: urgent help needed

just got a free scan off Noadware.
came up with these:
Parasite Type Danger
ISTbar RegKey Severe
Inernet Optimizer RegKey Severe
Mediaplex Cooie Not Critical
Gator Cookie Not critical
Bfast Cookie N/C
Xupiter C Severe
VX2 C "
TwainTech File Dangerous
Internet optimizer File Dangerous
Whenu-clocSyn File Dagerous
Bookedspace " "
Coulomb Dialer " Severe
ISTbar " Dangerous

I'm worried
any help?

Answer:urgent help needed

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So I live at home with my parents and they've been getting weird emails lately from 'MAILER-DAEMON' and 'Mail delivery system' saying we've got undelivered mail. We've been getting hundreds of these over about the last two weeks.

Today we got an email supposedly from Westnet, our internet provider. It said our mail system was infected with a virus and we needed to call their number in the email.

That was about an hour ago. My mother (against everything I told her) has since called the number and gotten 'live support' via the phone. It involved basically the guy on the phone taking complete control over our computer: mouse, keyboard, everything; and showing my mother what needed to be done.

it involved completely reconfiguring our modem, giving them our address and installing 'malwarebytes' off a site called Ninite.

My mother is insisting he's just a friendly support person who's doing this all for free. Am I being paranoid? Because we have a decent amount of fairly sensitive information on that computer.


Look up the ISP's actual phone number and call them up to ask if anything like that had actually been going on, and if that's their actual procedure or not.

I would be hesitant as well.

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Question: urgent help needed

please someone help me....i right clicked on a folder i wanted to was in 'my documents'...and i held shift down and dragged it to the recycle bin. It took all my other folders with it....i have lost all my photos in 'my pictures' folder. What can i do to recover them

Answer:urgent help needed

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Question: urgent help needed

I need to send two .wave files to someone by the end of today all i have is their email adress. what are my options?
i have a gmail accont
is there a website i can upload them to?
need suggestions thx

Answer:urgent help needed

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See this pinned topic here at BC: under:Antivirus & Trojan RemovalMany of the members here use AVG anti-virus. Download and install it, and then update its definitions.Take the time to read this Tutorial on keeping your computer secure:,John

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Well, last night I was faffing around with the user accounts, and I deleted a couple. I don't know if this is relevant or not to the problem, but here it is;

I rebooted my computer this morning afer I made changes to the start up, I know it wasn't anything to do with anything I did in there, as I have done that many many many times before.

Before it gave me the logon screen a message box popped up saying that I could not be logged on as my password and domain or something were incorrect. So I clicked ok and it took me to the normal logon screen. There is normally an account for my wife, my sister in law and before I removed them, my two lodgers. The difference was in this that there was only a user account for Administrator. So I tried to log on, but whenever I put in a password I thought it was, it wasn't.

So I tried logging on without a password, and it says I cannot access my account due to account restrictions
Is there a way to fix this?

I know this subject has been posted on here before, but no one has given sufficient answers, so if anyone knows and wants to share the solution, please help me!

Thanks guys and gals


Answer:XP log on, urgent help needed.

Are you trying to log into a network or just windows? Your first error sound like a network error. Try logging into safe mode and let us know

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Question: Urgent help needed

Hello...I was just on my PC (Windows XP) and I accidentally unplugged the power cord to the outlet, ever since then my computer will not startup, not even in safe mode. I'm not really the best at computers so please bear with me. thanks in advance

Answer:Urgent help needed


I need to know what your make and model of your computer is and also if you have your original restore CD's that came with the machine?

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hi All,

I have a small LAN. 2 workstations got infected with 'mmsvc32.exe' file which is a virus according to various antivirus companies. I have upto date norton antivirus but it does not detect it as a virus. I did online scanning from trendmicro that also does not detects it. Then I used 'Hijackthis' and i cleaned it. But it came back again when the machine restarted. I deleted the file from current running process, searched the files on machine and deleted and cleaned the registry also, but no use. It comes back again.

Can anyone suggest me how to get rid of this.


Answer:Urgent Help Needed Pls!

Symantic recommends temporarily disabling system restore and then running Norton AV in 'safe mode."See,John

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I'm helping a friend with some computer problems. I've got some (very) basic computer skills, but technically I don't know a lot about them.
This laptop is a Toshiba Satellite. When I try to start, it gives me this:

Press HOME key to abort RPL

LAN Adapter failed the media test.
Please check the cable and reboot the system.
PXE-MOF: Exiting Intel Boot Agent.
Insert system disk in drive.
Press any key when ready....

I've been looking around for help on the internet already, but haven't really found exact instructions.
Can somebody help? Please keep in mind that I'm quite a newbie (^_^).



Answer:Urgent help needed!

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Hey everyone, I keep getting little popups in the corner of the screen next to the time...they are signs with exclamation marks. Anyway they keep saying things like your infected with spyware, you have a trojan on your computer. I have ran AdAware and Norton and nothing came of it.
One of the screens is as follows

"Critical System Error"
"Your PC has been infected by spyware. Spyware and other unwanted software refers to programs that perform certain tasks on your computer. This can include installing Pop Up Advertising and Collecting your personal information."

If someone could help me, a new one pops up every 10 minutes or so. So far it has been 3 different types over and over.

Answer:Urgent Help Needed!

supatyson, I suggest you start by downloading and scanning with Ewido Anti-Malware v3.5Ewido Install and Scan InstructionsThen download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.This program is for XP and Windows 2000 onlyDouble-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu.Afterwards perform the following online Virus scans:[Watch the Address bar in IE. You may receive alerts that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then Click Install ActiveX component]Trend Micro Housecall Scan for Internet ExplorerPanda ActiveScanNote: Panda does not remove adware/spyware but will autoclean for viruses & worms.

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Question: Urgent help needed

Last night I installed Microsoft JVM( I already had it on my old computer) I also downloaded an update from Windows, now when I come to switching on this monrning I had a terrible job to try and start the machine also my DVD drive has vanished, I cannot open it and it has disappeared from the list on my C Drive however when I tried to install as new hardware it is coming up in the list. I think this Java program must be interfering with it, but I don't now how to unistall it as it is not coming up in my add and remove programe also when I search for it I cannot fing an unistall anywhere help please!

Answer:Urgent help needed

Have you checked your system for bugs and virus, as several of the latest ones can cause the problems you are getting.

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Hi everyone,
When I open up my Internet Explorer it instantly freezes. I have to click the task manager to close it. I have scanned my computer with Norton, AdAware, Spy Sweeper and Sophos Anti-Virus. I opened up my msconfig and saw that lsasss is listed there. I unchecked the box, but nothing was fixed. After much research, I think i have the GEEKMY-A trojan aka If anyone can help, I would appreciate them forever.

Answer:Help Needed! Plz Urgent

Run this scan and let us know if you're still infectedDownload,install,update then reboot into safe mode and scan.Use the Free Home user version to enter safe mode(XP)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. Do whatever tasks you require and when you are done reboot to boot back into normal mode.

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Question: Urgent Help Needed

First let me start by introducing myself to this forum. I've lurked on and off for a while and now i'm a member. So hi every one i'm Ty Dye
Now to my problem. This could get very long winded because i don't want to leave out a single detail, so i apologize for my lack of brevity in advance.
Okay my computer, which was given to me is programmed to wipe away everything to a certain point when it is turned off. So i have to reinstall my web browser everytime i get on it. Which is fine but lately it's been acting up.
The default browser on my computer is Internet Explorer. I usually use the IE browser to get on Google in order to access FireFox and download it; here's the problem(s). First IE suddenly stopped letting me access Google everytime i would try it would send me to the Cannot Find Server page that says "Page cannot be displayed" You know like when your internet is cut off so i had to start using Bing to get to FireFox.
Then for some reason IE started displaying a stripped down version of the Mozilla site. My default IE is an old version and doesn't have Flash Player so i figured that was the problem but it wasn't doing that before. But i didn't fret because i could still download FireFox from the Mozilla site even in it's stripped down state, but now IE stopped letting me download FireFox from Mozilla all together.
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Please Help

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HI, on my other computer when i turn on the computer it says theres an error loading up the login screen (the screen that allows you to choose the user you are) and says you need to debug, however, if you go to debug it restarts the computer, if you choose to close the log in screen application it restarts the computer, and if you don't do anything it will restart the computer in a few seconds!!!!

What should i do, i cant even get on the computer!!!

I have windows XP by the way

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

Can you boot your PC in safe mode? Something may be loading at the same time that causes it to crash.

Just keep hitting F8 after the BIOS loads and select safe mode.

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I was using my PC as normal, when suddenly my computer restared!! this happened right now!!
The memory wasnt being heavily used or anything. it just restarted.

once windows started up, I got this error message;

I clicked on send error message, and then this page came up;

It says maybe a recent hardware or software change caused this.
But I haven't had any hardware change, and the most recent thing I installed was iTunes 6

I'm on windows Xp pro, SP Beta. After posting this message I will do a thorough spyware and virus scan

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

SP Beta ?

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Yesterday I left my computer on overnight to download some stuff and today all of a sudden the PC hangs (the LED constantly lights up) and the monitor doesn't display anything. Booting the PC causes the same problem and I can't even load to BIOS. Can someone help me?

Answer:URGENT help needed!

For the record, the fans are whirring, the hard drive is making normal sounds, but there's no display and the LED is constantly on. I was thinking it's the graphic card, but switching to onboard doesn't help, neither did reseting the CMOS. Anyone? Please?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-6350 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 8189 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 931 GB (273 GB Free);
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0
Antivirus: Avira Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

i need an experts help regarding my pc and upgrading it, picking the right stuff.
i'm still a noob when it comes to the insides and parts of a pc, but im learning, ive just learnt to install and un-install my ram and gpu. and il hopefully teach myself to do my psu aswell, so please answer in a way a rookie would understand.
i currently have a gtx 1050 2gb
and 2 sticks of crucial ddr3 4gb ram
and my mother board is a, GIGABYTE 78LMT-USB3

im looking into buying a gtx 1060 6gb next month. and at some point this year also upgrading from 8gb ddr3 ram to, 16gb ddr3 ram.

i have tried so much to research and still haven't had my questions answered.

im on a budget, but stretched for a better gpu for future purposes.

now ive been told i also need a power supply in order to make these all work better.

would you guys be able to tell me of a decent psu that will power my current pc (in the link), and my future upgrade of a gtx 1060 6gb, and 16gb of ddr3 ram. something not to expensive, but reliable, fits my case, and it compatible with my motherboard.

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Answer:Urgent Help needed, with PSU.

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I changed the graphical settings of my computer by increasing the resolution.Since then I am unable to start my windows normally as an error occurs saying that I am using high frequency range and after 20 sec. my monitor closes(blank screen)with power still there in the monitor.I am able to open Safe Mode,from where I tried restoration but restoration cannot get completed.Now , how can I change the screen resolution setting from safe mode because on right clicking on desktop graphical properties are not available in safe modePlzzz. help urgently.

Answer:urgent help needed

Try booting to "Enable VGA mode" from the Windows Advanced Options menu.  From there reset display properties to desired values and reboot to "Normal" mode.Use the <F8> function key during system startup to access the Windows Advanced Options Menu.  Tap the <F8> key once or twice per second as you startup the computer (or immediately after POST completes and screen flashes black prior to displaying Windows XP logo with its processing bar display).From the Windows Advanced Options menu, use the up/down arrow keys to select "Enable VGA mode" and press <Enter> key.

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Hi all new here

The boss' computer has went down and this message is displayed at start up. C:\windows\system32\system missing or corrupt. Windows wont boot. I've looked around on the forum and found a few fixes but the problem is we have no recovery disk of any kind and no backup disk (ducks to avoid intense lectures). Is there anything I can do or will he need to take it to the manufacturer or place he bought it.

OS is XP SP2 if this helps but beyond that I have no other specs.

Thanks in advance if anyone can help.

Answer:Urgent help needed please.

ok, couple of things, take the hard drive out and attach it to another pc that is the same make and model and operating system on it, you can make the drive a slave, then copy the "system" file from that pc to the slave hard drive.

thne you can just reinsert the hard drive back in the pc and it will boot up, remember it has to be the same pc.

i have done this before and it works

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Question: urgent help needed

When I open up explorer I get the following on my homepage:

System Security Status: Warning
Attention! Your system is currently vulnerable to computer attacks. Remote intruders can gain access to following files and folders on your PC:
- \Windows\System32
- \Program Files\Internet Explorer
- \My Documents
- Drive C:\ files
To enhance the security on your PC Download and run Intrusion Detection System (IDS software)

Investigation Report: Summary
Your IP address:

Your Country: --, N/A

Your Browser: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)

Your Operation System: Windows XP SP2 VULNERABLE

System Security Status: CAUTION

Time of investigation: Thu Jul 27 16:39:19 PDT 2006

Scan and Protect Your PC
Download and install one of the following approved software products:
Spy Heal
? Over 40,000 threats in the database
? Exclusive algorythm of cleaning
? IE Safe Mode - simply cleans your browser!
? Manual / automatic update system
? Autostart items / IE Objects / Running Processes manager
? Dialer blocker, Popup blocker

? Visit Website ? Free Download Pest Trap
? Daily updated threat databases
? Intelligent threat scanner
? Application advanced firewall
? IE security improvements
? Advanced system securty features
? Multiple scan options (fast / normal / deep)

? Visit Website ? Free Download

Your help will be appreciated.


Answer:urgent help needed

Don't panic it is a fake warning to get you to install spyware.
Go here and run these

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Hi all,i have been locked out of my computor! Starts up then as far as loading screen pic and tool bar icons then freezes? he only thing i acsessed last night was windows update and downloaded 2 security update files. In fact i never asked for them the Windows updater just appeared on screen whilst i was on one of my regular forums.Since then i have been unable to access my best friend!!
At this time im in the local library using thier computors. Will check back soon Thanks peeps.

Answer:Help Needed Urgent

i'd try booting in safe mode, and while your going there, it'll ask you if you want to restore to an earlier time. see if you can restore your system to a time before you did the update. - sos

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I have serious problems;

Alt+Ctrl+Del dus nothing!!!?

Limewire just keeps opening again when i shut it down!!!?

When i do an Ad-Aware scan or a Spy Sweeper scan they dont find any "Critical Objects" wich is unheaderd of for my system.

I think its a Virus or Spy Ware cus i opened an .exe that was an install. But instead of instaling it said "Out of date, update!"

How can i get rid. My nortan's subscription has run out and it cant find anthing anyway.

Answer:Urgent Help needed

Download and Install HighJackThis.

Post the log in the Analyze thread they have setup.
There are a few spyware people that will help you out.

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Hello,I'm currently using Windows Vista Home Basic. I've been using it for several months now and this issue has NEVER occurred until yesterday. I went on the internet as usual, without clicking anything or changing anything and I was on my own forum run by (invision power board), and it seems like all the images disappeared  except a few. Now I thought my forum was busted, but I asked several members to view the skin and it works perfectly fine. Even THIS forum, and many others look the same, here is a screenshot: like, and many others don't work. But GMAIL works, and a few others. I'm using the latest version of MOZILLA. I've tried clearing my prviate data, restarting my PC, running a virus scan and even re-installed the program. But this issue also occurs on OPERA. So does anyone know what I can do to get this fixed? I can hardly view the sites I want to look at.Thank you.

Answer:Urgent help needed!

Try to run Firefox in Safe Mode.Exit Firefox.Go Start>Run (on Windows Vista, use "Start Search")Type in:firefox -safe-modeor"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -safe-modeClick OK (on Vista, hit Enter)

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Windows XP pro sp2
Abit NF7-s
Radeon 9550
AMD 3200+
80gb SATA HD
1gb ram...

Ok, after having to turn off the computer improperly, I got the error message about the Windows\System32\Config\System file missing or corrupt.
Apparently this happens quite commonly and isn't that hard to fix.

So I put in the xp disk, attempting to use the repair feature.
No repair feature was there, I must have an OEM version or something, but I could use the recovery console.

I follow the Microsoft tech guide to fixing the problem, after doing a chkdsk which unsurprisingly found an error.

The MS guide basically had me delete the corrupt files, and then restart the computer, and after that was done I was supposed to copy the new files from another folder into the system to replace the corrupt ones.

This is where the problem lies...
once the corrupt files were deleted, the recovery console no longer lets me acces it without an administrators password.
Ok, no big deal, I try leaving the pass blank, and then every password which I would have ever used when I installed windows, to no avail.
I have heard that because the system files are corrupt, that the file storing the password could also be corrupt, so the password is never valid.

I go back to the MS help thing and look for a way to get past the says that by using the bootable floppy deal with the 6 floopy disks I can get into recovery console.
(still get the invalid password error)

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Answer:Urgent help needed !

to runn the repair install
boot from the xp cd and choose install
ignore the first repair option and continue with install
when windows finds the previous installation
then do the repair
if you have upgraded to sp2 it will not offer the repair option and you will have to make a slipstreamed disk to run the repair option with
did you run
chkdsk or chkdsk /r /f
as the password

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I have some sort of virus attack on my computer, I think it is caused by Microsoft. It block or disables programs, and produces hundreds of pop-ups. It doesn't allow me to go on most websites.

I tried to run the diagnostic, but it blocks that too.

Please help!

Answer:Help needed - urgent!!!

Hello and welcome to TSF.

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

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

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

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

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Hi Folks, I'm having really trouble after upgrading from a 850 Duron Cpu to a Duron 1,3GHZ.After installing the new cpu my PC want start up .I'm using a Gigabite Motherboard GA-7IXE4. I removed it again and reinstalled it, but nothing happen.I also reinserted all Pci cards and Vga cars and Ram.Another problem is that you can't hear the powergood Signal but that is normal on this Pc. I really need some assistance with this problem. Thank you in addvance!Raffy

Answer:Urgent Help needed!

Have you got the latest bios version for your motherboard? It may not be able to handle the faster processor if you havnt.

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I'll make a long story short. I'm on Build 7100, and for some reason, all of my DL'd apps (Ones that weren't bundled with W7) were deleted, and/or they stopped working. I couldn't open anything.

I end up re-installing W7, and I have two problems:

1. I can't install Java, which would make a few apps work. It says I'm missing a DLL.
2. I install iTunes (64-bit), and it never opens.

WTF is going on?

Answer:URGENT HELP Needed.

What DLL does it say you're missing? And check the event log, application log specifically to see if that sheds any light on the itunes issue.

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Hi all
please help removing these adwares and spywares from my system
here is my hijack this log file

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:47:24 ص, on 18/04/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Service\AdskScSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3dsMax8\mentalray\satellite\raysat_3dsmax8server.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
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I've been waiting for 5 days now and there is no reply I'm wondering no one here can help
Please I'm still suffering

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I changed my default use profile or something accidentally and now I don't know how to get my bookmarks and stuff back.

Please help, I completely freeked out. I had a lot of school work and stuff on there and I can't figure out what to do.

Answer:Please, urgent help needed

NVM I fixed it.

Here is the link to the fix if any one was curious about what I was ranting about

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This is a 1.8ghz/128k Cache/400FSB/1.75 volt Celeron:

Which socket is it? 478?

Answer:Urgent help needed.

No Celerons were ever manufactured as Socket 423, so Socket 478.

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My friends computer is having major problems, when she clicks on any programs (Firefox, IE, AVG, ANYTHING!) they dont open, unless she clicks them loads of times! I have done a bit of research and it sounds like a virus, but i have no idea which or how to find/remove it. I have included a hijack this log, but i dont know how to read these things, any help would be great, she needs this computer for university studies! Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:07:13, on 04/06/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KService.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\sp_rsser.exe
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Answer:Urgent help needed!!!

Hi, alnic123


Download SDFix and save it to your Desktop.

Double click SDFix.exe and it will extract the files to %systemdrive%
(Drive that contains the Windows Directory, typically C:\SDFix)

Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, the Advanced Options Menu should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press Enter.
Choose your usual account.
Running SDFix in Safe Mode:

Open the extracted SDFix folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
Type Y to begin the cleanup process.
It will remove any Trojan Services and Registry Entries that it finds then prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.
When the PC restarts the Fixtool will run again and complete the removal process then display Finished, press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.
Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt
(Report.txt will also be copied to Clipboard ready for posting back on the forum).
Finally paste the contents of the Report.txt back on the forum with a new HijackThis log


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Hey all.. I'm kind of Screwed.. .... ..

So I ma just getting a blue Screens of Different Types..
Like 1 Page Fault in non page fault area.
2 Driver Irql not less or equal..
3 Cmaudio.sys
4 Win32k.sys

I guess, I see these errors because of I have I have updated BIOS..
My MOBO > P4S333 (without onboard Lan by the way can u make sure that i'm Flashed Correct one which is 1007C(ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support- ) and Well I don't see error 1 at all ( actually I have upgraded RAM too, but itZ not faulty). I think Reason is BAD drivers..( I know for sure about Cmaudio.sys ) but before I proceed anything, wat do u think.. is screwing it up. and just right now It gave me an error n4r. dll ( it's for graphic card Nvida Geforce Mx 440 ) well I'm lost, just updated BIos For the first time.
waiting for ur response !!

Answer:Urgent Help needed...

try reinstalling the MBD chipset drivers.

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My computer is acting up, and while i am surfing the internet windows pop up. PLEASE HELP! Also, norton keeps detecting trojans andother viruses. HELP. THX

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

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my computer changed its background to a warning symbol and says my privacy is in danger, when i try and click anything on my desktop it takes me to a page on the internet that is expired. if i try and right click my desktop and click properties to change my desktop it shows me the file path file:///C:/WINDOWS/privacy_danger/images/spacer.gif
its messing up my entire computer and i need to get rid of this virus now, please someone hel p

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

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I have infected my computer with a virus that continues to regenerate itself. I have ran combofix as well as SDfix. I have also ran SUPERantiSpyware. These are the logs and the system I'm operating on is Windows XP Pro.

SDFix: Version 1.183
Run by Motorola on Mon 05/19/2008 at 10:39 PM

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
Running From: C:\SDFix

Checking Services :

Restoring Windows Registry Values
Restoring Windows Default Hosts File


Checking Files :

Trojan Files Found:


Removing Temp Files

ADS Check :

Final Check :

catchme 0.3.1359.2 W2K/XP/Vista - rootkit/stealth malware detector by Gmer,
Rootkit scan 2008-05-19 22:44:03
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 NTFS

scanning hidden processes ...

scanning hidden services & system hive ...

scanning hidden registry entries ...

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Prefetcher]
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved\{F2662254-71F7-94A4-7E88-CF1E858EBBCB}]

scanning hidden files ...

scan completed successfully
hidden processes: 0
hidden services: 0
hidden files: 0

Remaining Services :

Authorized Application Key Export:

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Answer:URGENT help needed

Hello Buzz1443,

I do still see malware in the logs you posted. If you still require assistance, I'd like to see the current state of your system.

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop.

What DSS will do:create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.
clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, and Internet Cache Files, and also empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.
check some important areas of your system and produce a report for your analyst to review.
DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt in your next reply.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

Click Upload.

Please include the following in your next reply:

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Hi, I'm not sure whether this should be posted here or in the Hijack this.

The laptop is for our G.M, he uses AOL 9.1, he said that from sometime whenever he logs on with his credentials it loads for a while then the ie freezes and the whole of the pc freezes afterwards, then the blue screen comes up and sometimes you have to detach the battery to have it re-started.
when i 1st logged to his machine, an error notification message appeared saying ((skype.exe-corrupt file.The file or directory C:\windows\tracing\RASAPI32.LOG is corrupt or missing.Please run the Chkdsk utility.

The same message repeated when i opened ie, (ieuser.exe-corrupt file.The file or directory ........).

I'm currently running Kaspersky online scanner.

follows is the hijackthis log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:47:37 PM, on 6/3/2008
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16643)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\LG Software\LG Magnifier\MagnifyingGlass.exe
C:\Program Files\LG Software\On Screen Display\HotKey.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLI.EXE
C:\Program Files\LG Software\BatteryMiser\BatteryMiser5.exe
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hello there, before i continue id like to just make you all aware that i have very little technical knowledge of all this stuff, but i will do my best to explain

so i think i have a key logger on my pc as my wow account was hacked

theses are the steps i took

full norton internet security scan
full spyware doctor scan
i used CCleaner
Ad-aware Free Anti-Malware 8
Spybot Search & Destroy
MBAM (MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware)

i then restarted my PC

i then downloaded hijack this, when i clicked on do a scan and save a log file i get an error message saying that my system denied access to the host file and it wont properly create a log so i can show you all what it says. for some reason it wont let me run the file as administrator when i right click it as im using vista :s

here is the MBAM log :

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46

Database version: 4148

Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18904

27/05/2010 17:54:19
mbam-log-2010-05-27 (17-54-19).txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|E:\|F:\|G:\|H:\|I:\|)
Objects scanned: 299664
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 17 minute(s), 46 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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Answer:urgent help needed please

Hello & Welcome to TSF

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

It is important not to make any further changes or run any other tools/updates unless instructed to. This may hinder the cleaning process of your machine.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed.

Before we proceed, please take the time to read this topic:

Then reply with the required reports and we will begin from there. Thanks

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I have been contacted from a client who stupidly opened an attachment that appeared to be sent from UPS parcel service. This has then installed a few different viruses on the system. Using AVG Free it detects the following

Braviax.exe and Ntos.exe which are files infected. It reports i have various trojan horses. I am accessing the machine remotely at the minute but i am visiting the site in the next hour or so.

I have run a hijackthis log which is below

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:59:35, on 24/07/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardian.exe
C:\Program Files\UPHClean\uphclean.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Pr... Read more

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Please help all of my Norton 2003 software has just stopped working where or how do I get a online virus check?Or how do I get it all working again?


Can't help with norton but you could download the free AVG for now. click hereDon't forget once you fix norton to turn AVG off. Don't run 2 av progs together. They confuse each other - K

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Question: Urgent Help Needed

*EDIT* LMAO THE DISC DRIVE SCRATCHED THE XP DISC!!!!!, it was a perfect half cirlce so i know that was the cause. Thank F*** i made a backup copy lol *EDIT*

When the Windows XP disc loads up it gives the message PCI.sys Corrupted and doesnt let me go onto blue scren where gives you the options:

Install windows
repair windows etc

This happened because i uninstalled service pack 2.

I get this message when XP trys to boot from hdd:

STOP:c000021a fatal systen error

The system manager initialiaztion system process terminated unexpected error with a status of 0xc0000263( 0x00000000 0x00000000)

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

Well I can't picture exactly what is going on there. I have never had a problem with formatting using the XP CD, maybe you selected a wrong option somewehre, hard to say, as far as I know that's pretty independant of what is actually on the hard drive(s) that are in the computer....

Anyhow you could try making a bootdisk win98 and putting and fdisk on it and just doing it that way. Windows XP shoud automatically be able to convert it durring install if you want NTFS.

If your not sure how to make a bootdisk with win98 this is what you do...

1. Create the bootable disk:
Put a floppy disk in your drive. Go to windows explorer->right click on your floppy drive (a:\) -> select format->select the check box that says "system files"->click format->click yes.

2. Add and fdisk on it
Click start->find ->select c:\ ->type in the file you need->click search
(copy it to the floppy):
When you find the file you need, click copy and then paste it onto your floppy disk.

3. Fdisk(wipe out your partition)
Keep the floppy in your drive, restart and wait for it to boot until you see the a:\ prompt. (if it doesn't boot and just boots your OS, try going into the BIOS and changing the boot order so that the floppy drive is before the hard drive).
Now type fdisk and press enter->press y and then enter->select "delete non-dos partition" (or similar, sorry I havn't done it in a wh... Read more

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I kept getting an increasing amount of pop up ads and what I believe to be spyware on my windows XP laptop. Yesterday I started getting these fake Windows Security Windows and Critical Errors Windows etc. I tried Spybot S&D but it would not run, I tried other spyware removers from and nothing helped. When I ran yahoo anti spy it said that two items could not be removed isearch and...... The more I tried to delete these the worse it got. At this point I get 4 or 5 fake error windowss that cannot be closed it has also removed my control panel and task says that the administrator has taken away access. I use this laptop to make a living and I am going away tomorrow and it is critical that I get this thing removed and an able to use my computer....any help would be greatly appreciated. I was also unable to use regedit but after using a spyware remover called Counter Spy I was able to regain use of task manager and regedit....I am a beginner so I will need very specific instructions....THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP....I WILL BE DONATING IF I CAN GET THIS THING FIXED

Answer:HELP Needed URGENT!

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ok so last night i turned off my comp and everything was normal. but this morning when i wake up i turned on the com but the monitor was just black and nothing came up. i tried checking the plugs and cables and all that but everything was just as normal. the cpu was still running and the indicator lights on the cpu are on but not blinking. there were no weird sounds. everything just seem normal but the monitor displays nothing. and i couldn't turn the cpu off unless i unplug it. it seems like the monitor cannot detect the graphic settings or something but i'm a newb so i'm not sure.

could anyone help and give suggestion as in what's going on? the nearest comp shop is miles away from my place and i don't have the necessary transport to get my cpu there so i hope it can be solved at home if possible. >.<

thanks in advance.

Answer:Urgent help needed

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SPECS ASUS P5N-E SLI MBOARD (SOCKET 775 CHIPSET NVIDAI 650I) - INTEL CORE2DUO E6600, SMASUNG 250 GB INTERNAL SATA HARDDRIVE, AKASA CASE, HYPER PSU, COOLERMASTER HYPER CPU COOLER.Hi I rec got a new motherboard,chassis,cpu and psu from I wanted to change the motherboard so took it back and they refitted me one, however they said it wouldnt boot with 2 512 stick of my memory. At this point they also fitted my coolermaster cpu cooler.They also said they did something to my SATA internal harddrive to make it go faster or something(using dual cables).MY PROBLEMS ARE:1) it keeps crashing evry so often, or programs close down, or has blue screen. The last one was firefox the error report is at the END of this thread.2) I need to no if the problem is my memory or there installation(my memory isnt that great anyway) and ill be replacing it on wednesday with corsair but need to know if its the mem. thats problem or there installation.3). on bottom of windows on task bar there is a safely remove hardware icone( when i click on it, its my HARDDRIVE!!!, its not removable !!! lo)- Is this normal PLEASE HELP IM DESPERATEIf Its def my mem thats fine but how do I find out what problem is???PLEASE HELP

Answer:URGENT Help Needed

PATH C:\DOCUME~1\TOUCHU~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\ec9c_appcompat.txt<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?><DATABASE><EXE NAME="firefox.exe" FILTER="GRABMI_FILTER_PRIVACY"> <MATCHING_FILE NAME="AccessibleMarshal.dll" SIZE="13928" CHECKSUM="0xD9FE97BD" BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.8.20061.20418" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="" PRODUCT_VERSION=" 2006120418" FILE_DESCRIPTION="" COMPANY_NAME="Mozilla Foundation" PRODUCT_NAME="Firefox" FILE_VERSION=" 2006120418" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="" INTERNAL_NAME="accessibility" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="License: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1" VERFILEDATEHI="0x0" VERFILEDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x4" VERFILETYPE="0x2" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x38BA" LINKER_VERSION="0x0" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.8.20061.20418" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="" LINK_DATE="12/05/2006 04:12:18" UPTO_LINK_DATE="12/05/2006 04:12:18" VER_LANGUAGE="Language Neutral [0x0]" /> <MATCHING_FILE NAME="firefox.exe" SIZE="7620696" CHECKSUM="0xDA2C8060" BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.8.20061.20418" BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="" PRODUCT_VERSION="" FILE_DESCRIPTION="Firefox" COMPANY_NAME="Mozilla Corporation" PRODUCT_NAME="Firefox" FILE_VERSION=" 2006120418" ORIGINAL_FILENAME="firefox.exe" INTERNAL_NAME="Firefox" LEGAL_COPYRIGHT="Mozilla Corporation" VERFILEDATEHI="0x0" VERFILEDATELO="0x0" VERFILEOS="0x4" VERFILETYPE="0x2" MODULE_TYPE="WIN32" PE_CHECKSUM="0x74D931" LINKER_VERSION="0x0" UPTO_BIN_FILE_VERSION="1.8.20061.20418" UPTO_BIN_PRODUCT_VERSION="" LINK_DATE="12/0... Read more

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OK I had a major Vista meltdown today.

Diskeeper Pro damaged my Vista install, causing my PC to BSOD cycle on startup.

After my initial panic I sat down and thought things through..

I ran the repair routine from my Vista Install CD, this got me as far as a black screen with a mouse pointer :-(

So I realised that my vista install was dead an buried, although the command line showed me that all my data (there is a huge amount) is all intact.

Vista wont let me install over the top of itself like XP used too. So I had to plug in another SATA drive to enable me to install a fresh copy of Vista on the 2nd disk without trashing the 1st.

Now I can boot Vista YAY!! well almost YAY!!.

I can see the original disk as D: but I cant access it.

I have tried setting the permissions on the drive, which went off and listed all my files as it set the new perms but afterwards I still could not access it (Access Denied).

I have a backstore drive standing by to copy across the 1TB of data (yes you read correctly), but I need to be able to access the data before I can back it up.

Any ideas?

Answer:Urgent Help needed pls. I am nearly there...

Hi. . .

I would run a chkdsk on drive d: at an elevated cmd ("DOS") prompt -
START | tyrp cmd.exe into the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe | select Run as Administrator - then type the following and hit enter -

chkdsk d: /r
Then re-boot.

Regards. . .



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i just f***** up my laptop.

I'm getting several virus detections from Windows Defender and on startup its telling me some .dll file is missing. I'm pretty sure that has to do with the trojan. I think it was named gugvatja.dll or something like that.

Also, I was playing a game, went full screen, and couldn't get back to normal res. Everytime I tried to go back to the half screen or whatever its called it wouldn't do anything. I put my res higher but it still isn't right. The res I needed is like in between what happened after I went full screen and what it is now.

I'm thinking of restoring unless you guys have any better ideas. Thanks in advance for your help.

Answer:URGENT Help Needed.

More info:

Apparently I have a trojan called virtumonde.a
I'm downloading the spyware scanner that wiki-security recommended and i'll scan now.

Edit: Well this is convinient, it doesn't even work.

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Ive just tried to system restore my computer becuz certain things were odd since installing a certain software.Problem is though i had a power surge when it was in process of restroing and the compute restarted.Now windows will not load up. It boots up and gets to the Windows screen where windows xp and the loading bar shows then it just goes black and will not proceed to my desktop screen!I now get options when i try and re-boot that they are sorry for any inconvienience caused but windows couldnt start or end properly and gives me 4 mode, safe mode with command, start normally, or start using last working settings.Whenever i choose last working settings the system still will not load up and just goes blank afetr the windows kp loading screen and loading up my desktop.Please help.Thanks

Answer:URGENT help needed

Start computer and keep pressing F8. choose last known good configuration

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On my computer I have the primary HD on one IDE channel, and a second HD plus CDRW on the second channel.

I tried to put a cdrom on the same channel as the primary. When
I restarted the computer everything seemed fine. I logged onto my user account, the desktop came up and then it made a continuous beep until I shut it down.

I cannot get it to start back up. I have tried disconnecting everything but the primary HD and still nothing. My monitor just says "Check the signal cable."

Please help, I don't know what to do.

Answer:Urgent help needed!!!

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I've a 3000 N200 notebook and cant get it to work withthe recovery disc. Can someone give me some advise


Ywaine, welcome to the forum, You will need to provide some more information in order that members can help you. I suggest you try to describe exactly what you have been trying, and where the  problem(s) arise. Thanks

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Question: Urgent help needed

Dear Forum Members,
My computer seems to be heavily infested with something very unpleasant.  A lot (but not all) my of software is not working, or cannot be opened (e.g. Outlook) or comes up with the message "the item referred to by this shortcut cannot be accessed you may not have the appropriate permission"  I have looked at various on-line sites to find a solution, but haven't found much that addresses this problem specifically.  The things I have tried didn't deliver the desired help.  Any ideas, anyone ???  You'll have my eternal gratitude if this can be solved without major surgery (like re-installing my Windows 7).  Would it be helpful if I upgraded to Windows 10?  Or would Windows 10 become similarly infected with this bug?
By the way - this is a general question - if I were to upgrade, would I loose all my programs and documents currently on my laptop in the process?
Thank you for reading thus far.  I'm looking forward to hearing from you!  Kind regards - AndreasO

Answer:Urgent help needed

"...Would it be helpful if I upgraded to Windows 10?"  Upgrading to Windows 10 with your current OS having problems will probably not help solve those problems, such might simply "transfer" to your new OS.
"...if I were to upgrade, would I lose all my programs and documents currently on my laptop in the process..."
If the current OS is in good working order, then an upgrade normally does not do away with installed programs -- unless you make a few wrong choices during the upgrade/install process.  Documents - toss up, many have had no problems, some have had a few problems.
** After everything is fixed within your current OS -- before upgrading, make at least one if not two full images of your OS and data partitions onto at least one if not two external HDs **

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My mom was on the pc surfing the net and then it got a BSOD. The pc did not want to restart. I tried to boot from the XP cd. I kept getting different errors. For some reason I decided to change the memory with another lying around. I had a 256mb and then added a 128mb. Then the pc worked. DOes this mean that the cause was the memory

0x0000008E - SYMEVENT.SYS
0x000000BE - ntfs.sys

Answer:Urgent Help!!!!seriously Needed!!!!!

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Well today I just installed a fresh copy of Windows XP because I had been using 64-bit and the evaluation copy ran out. This meant that my computer was shutting down about every hour or so, forcing me to either purchase 64-bit or 32-bit. I chose 32 bit and installed it and everything. So after the installation and everything, nothing seems to be working right. My soundcard isnt working properly, when I try to play music it says "There is an error with your sound device" or something like that. The internet also isnt working. The only object on the desktop is the trash can...this never happened on my previous computer when I would re-install windows. It might have been because it was just a restore disk and I guess it included everything I needed to have my computer get up and running on that disk. Well I need some help because I am totally lost on what to do now. I can get drivers and whatnot on this computer and transfer them to my other one, but would that help my soundcard or anything work? What about the internet? What do I have to do to get that up and running? Thanks for the help and sorry if this was long, but I need your help.

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

ok, so to start, you need to reconfigure the desktop to be more like win2k. To do this, right click the start bar, and select properties. Then select classic start menu. This will get you setup for now.
Then you need to get drivers. The problem you are having is that you don't have the needed/correct drivers for your machine. Start by listing out the hardare you have installed, and we can post links, or you can find it your self...

Good luck

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Two problems:

1. Wireless router - I temporarily disabled the wireless ability on my router two weeks ago by accident, so immediately tried to correct it but the family computer wouldn't turn on stupid dell.. I used an ethernet cable to connect to the router and turned wireless back on. I hadn't used the wireless since then as I went on holiday a couple of hours after. Low and behold I get back and wireless isn't working, I have tried restarting the router manually, restarting the router through the control console, reconfiguring the router from factory settings. Wireless just won't work. The router is a belkin G+ router

2. My main desktop now has an exceptionally long boot time it loads up into the bios start screen and then seems to freeze and you can hear it power down ,then 5 minutes later it will continue with boot. It gets frozen between the boot screen and xp screen and after that it is perfectly fine.

Answer:urgent help needed :D

bump both problems still prevalent

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Question: help needed urgent


on saturday, i have upgraded my pc to the follwoing config:

CPU: intel c2d, E6550 @ 2.33MHZ

i have a heating issue with the motherboard, the intel desktop utility software is indicating me that the I/O controller hub is at 83*c and the memory controller hub MCH is at 70*c. the motherboard is at 44*c and the cpu is at 46*c.

what i wanna know is , is this sort of temprature normal?

Answer:help needed urgent

Does sound a bit high, but it could always be a faulty temp sensor. The CPU and M/B temps sound ok though.

If it has always been that high and your system aint crashing then you should be alright (just out of intrest have you overclocked at all?)

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hi guys, i really need help. I cant find the stereo mix in my pc

I previously used win xp (installed the drivers from the cd) and had the stereo mix.
now, I'm using windows 7 64 Bit and I didn't install anything from the CD because i thought it's already supported.

Now I can't find my stereo mix. I checked the disconnected and disabled devices, still can't find anything

I'm using ASUS PK5PL-AM motherboard.
Help please

I can listen to music and stuff, but I can't use my microphone

PS: i was trying to install the drivers in my win 7, unfortunately my cd doesn't support win 7 OS, and i can't find any update for the drivers..

Answer:Urgent help needed please! :(

The lack of the Stereo Mix is a major complaint of many. It's the driver that is usually the issue. Check with the sound chip vendor for a Win 7 driver. e.g. if it's RealTek then check with RealTek, if it's Sigmatel check with IDT (SigmaTel is now IDT). But, ultimately you may have to install a Win 7 sound card that does have the feature you want, several on the Dell forum that have upgraded old XP systems to Win 7, and there are no updated drivers, have had to do that.

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Question: Urgent Help Needed

I have obviously picked up a trojan, virus or similar... My immediate problem before I can attempt to identify for removal, is that I cannot start up XPSP1.
Upon startup, I get to the logon screen..after logging in my screen just goes BLUE with no messages.. I have also attemped to startup in SAFE MODE, but then just get a black empty screen with the safe mode identifiers in the corners...
On further really looks like all my desktop icons have disappeared, both in normal and safe mode.

Look forward to a positive response for my stupidity allowing this gremlin into my computer

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

hi, welcome to TSG.

Download hijack this from the link below.Please do this. Click here:

to download HijackThis. Click scan and save a logfile, then post it here so
we can take a look at it for you. Don't click fix on anything in hijack this
as most of the files are legitimate.

do you have the start button in safe mode and normal mode?

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Holy ****, hey folks. Got a real problem. Today i booted up my Computer only to notice that it said my CPU was running at 1.2ghz, this is NOT right as it normally runs at 2080ghz (being an AMD XP 2800+)

What the hell is going on? Both Everest and DXDIAG are showing this, please help me.

I recently updated my BIOS but there were no errrors. Also, you may know if you've been following my threads that my CPU was overheating not that long ago could my BIOS have dropped the speed to 1.2ghz to 'cool' the PC down? My PSU is also not supplying enough power and so ordered a new one, which should arrive tommorow.

Will adding my new PSU set the CPU clock back to 2080ghz, god i hope so.

C'mon, need your help desperately.

:O :O :O

Answer:Urgent Help Needed


It seems that your FSB has been lowered.... It should be 12.5 x 166 for an AMD Athlon XP 2800+.

Post a screenshot or a report of the Motherboard page to show the Front Side Bus Properties and Memory Bus Properties.

Perhaps your BIOS hasn't detected your CPU correctly. Try resetting your BIOS, or see if you can correct the FSB in BIOS.

Oh many watts is your current PSU? If it's 400W that is more, than enough...

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i have a problem with my laptop.....

windows defender says i have a vundo trojan, but doesnt seem to get rid of it. i have tried some removal programs and now Win Def doesnt throw up the message ( so i presume it has gone ) however, whenever i boot my laptop i get a Rundll error ( c:\Users\Kerie\AppData\Local\Temp\cbXOFwXO.dll The specified module could not be found ).

i have alo run spybot S&D and it gives me a virtumonde problem, but it never seems to get rid of it.

Q1 - are vundo and virtumonde the same or even related in some way

Q2 - when i run Virtumondebegone it doesnt find anything

Q3 - how do i repair the Rundll probs

please help me as i do not want to put this laptop online until i am confident that these problems are resolved.

thanks in advance

my OS is Win Vista Home Premium
runing Spybot S&D and Nod32

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Right. My Wireless LAN Adapter is USB. So is my printer. Whenever I try to print something from the internet (such as sheet music with Sibelius Scorch, different to simply clicking File-Print I can do that but need to press print button to get all sheet music). I have a problem, because I can't use my printer and Wireless Adapter at the same time, I think it overloads the USB or something. How can I fix this?

Answer:***URGENT*** Help Needed!!!

If this is a desktop get a wireless PCI card to free up a USB port...If it's a laptop well that's another issue.

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Alright, my computer has being experiencing the same problem for about a year now, and just like a recurring disease, it gets better and worse randomly.Basically, I get pop-ups every 30 seconds from IE even though I use FireFox. I have a pop-up blocker but it doesn't block those pop-ups. Also, my computer will go VERY slowly, programs will take SO long to load and the computer will just be over all slow. Also, I get these messages that say "server busy" please try again. I can't ever get rid of these messages, the only way they go away is if I click them about 10 times then they turn into pop-ups.I've scanned my computer for viruses and spyware and adware and it won't get fixed.HELP!?

Answer:Urgent help needed

Several problems.....Tricky nick ........How about providing some info on exactly which removal tools you are using ?QuoteI've scanned my computer for viruses and spyware and adware and it won't get fixedThat tells us nothing really ....What AV are you using and is it current and upto date ?What spyware scanner  are you using ? What adware scanner are you using ?What operating system are you using ?AND all these issues have been going on for a year ? Are you using dialup or hispeed ?Almost you have all the latest M/S updates ?let us know dl65  

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Question: Urgent help needed

Computer will not boot due to disk read error occured

a Disk read error occured
please cntrl alt delte to restart

im going in circles

Answer:Urgent help needed

is it laptop or a desktop?

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I need your help please. My pc all of a sudden has started to go bonkas. It opened up every contact on my msn lost and posted a link to each one. Ads have appeared in bucket loads. Kaspersky is detecting a LOT fo virus activity.

I'll do what it takes, please, just help!

My friend sent me a link (this is where it started) in msn. He actually wrote the it wasn't the virus speaking. He said for me to open the link as it was something funny..when in actuality he wanted me to be a test subject to see what the link did...-.-

Answer:URGENT HELP needed! Thanks.

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Yet again my computer gives me problems, even though this time the problem is MUCH MUCH worse.I turned on my computer today, logged onto my XP account, and then as the computer was starting-up I got a black screen with the following message:QuoteA problem has been detected and windoes has been shut down to prevent damage. If this is the first time you have seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:Check to make sure you have adequate disk space. If a driver is identified in the stop message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver updates. Try changing the video adapters. Check with your hardware vendor for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode.... (goes on to explain how to go into safe mode)..... Technical information: Stop: 0x0000008e (0xc0000005, 0xFAPP1DEC, 0xF8501938, 0x00000000) FLINT. SYS address FADD1DEC base at FED1000, datestamp 433,1870All physical memory has been deleted.After restarting, AVG notified me that my AIM had a virus. Something along the lines of AIM/UNINSTALL.EXE virus which was then removed.I am extremely worried about the aforementioned events, if anyone can help please do so.If you can contact me on AIM or MSN they are:westonsoccer2005[email protected]Thank you in advanced

Answer:Very Urgent Help Needed

I would go first to Trend Online Micro ( and do a free online scan. Then download the latest AVG files,go to safe mode and do your scan. Delete anything that remains of the virus. If it can't be deleted at least get the name.

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I need some help please, I've recently noticed a loss in harddrive space and I have narrowed the causes down to a malware..... I found it in the programs and features list and it is called "favorit" I thought it would be as simple as uninstalling it but when I click it, CMD runs for 1 second then closes and the program doesn't install

Does anyone know how I would get rid of it???
I've tried:
-Norton Virus Scans
-Ad-aware scans
-SUPERantispyware scans .....


Thanks in advance


Answer:Urgent help needed please!

Hello and Welcome.

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

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.


Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

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

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

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

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I have an Iomega 120GB fire wire/usb external hdd using O/S xp home + xp proffessional. It was working fine, i have 2 computers and have been able to use it on both working fine. Usually it just does plug-n-play when i plug it in with usb and brings up the folder for the drive, but today i was sorting some files on it and then i switched it off. A while later i plugged it into my computer and it brought up its usual message "Plugging hi-speed usb device into non-hi-speed usb hub click this message to fix", but this time the hard drive did not show up in my computer and locked up my computer until i took it out of the usb port. So i went to device manager and plugged it in again it now comes up as a usb device instead of a hard drive which it usually comes up as. I tried reinstalling the driver off the disk that came with it but this had no effect . Please help, thanks

Bob Mac

Answer:Urgent Help Needed!!!!!!!!!

Do you safely remove hardware prior to shutting it down?

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Hi my pc already served me good for almost 2 years.. Back 2 weeks ago, ive been experiencing lock ups and crashes during games (wow and such) so i took measures to recover this(wiping the fan, shift my pc to an air-cond room etc etc).. but the prob still persists until it reached the max state, unable to display a thing and whenever i power on, a long beep follows up by 2 short ones (bios beeps proven something wrong with my gpu)so i assured it must be old enough already and should be replaced.. Yesterday i picked up a brand new msi 7600gs 256mb.. To my surprise, the 3 ****** beeps sound again.. Im now so confused and dont know what should i do.. Please help, thanks

Amd 3500+ venice 939
512 kingston x 2
Sapphire x800gt (faulty ??) and msi 7600gs (faulty too..??)
msi k8n neo4

Answer:Urgent Help needed on my gpu

the three beeps sound like a ram error, run your system with only one sick in, then take that stick out and put the other stick in,

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Question: Urgent Help Needed

Hi Guys, I hope to God that you's can help.

Heres the story, my computer out of the blue has just stopped loading. I will describe what is happening:
I will turn on the computer and it will load normally past all the BIOS stuff - then it will begin a 'chkdsk c:' saying that it needs to check this 'NTFS' file for consistancy.
It is always succesful with this check and then moves onto the the classic windows xp loading screen. That works fine then, BANG, it stops loading.... I don't think it is freezing as I can still move the mouse.
If I leave it for long enough it will come up with a diologue box saying something along the lines of 'Windows needs to be activated'. And this does not allow me to get past this blue laoding screen.
I then restart the comp, and it just goes through the same process.
Other info:
I CANNOT access SAFE MODE! It takes me to a log in menu saying my name, Phil and Administrator and if I click any of them I encounter this message 'Windows needs to be activated'.
I checked my BIOS page and posted the info on another forum (which wasn't too helpful if I do say so myself) and they said nothing with out of the ordinary with temperature etc.
If this helps, I did the day before these problems started when I turned on my comp it said there was no keyboard plugged in, this was a USB keyboard so I just swapped it for a old keyboard which wored a treat.
Also I had some minor problems with my monitor rando... Read more

Answer:Urgent Help Needed

Is this a new(ish) PC, OR have you recently loaded Windows ??? IF so Windows needs to be activated via Microsoft website, or it wont work after about 28 days from loading.
Am sure someone here can help if this is not the problem.....Good luck....

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Question: Urgent help needed


I bought a new computer 3.0G prescot with an intel MB Rocklake D865PERL
when we set down at the store he told me i'll be getting 2*256400MHZ DDR
now when i run AIDA32 it tell me that i have 2*256 PC3200 each at 200MHZ
when i called him he told me that's what 400MHZ ddr means , now i didn't pay a cheap price i paid the market avg. , did he s**ew me ?
it's sort'a urgent , if he did i don't want the comp. to stay another sec. at my home ....

Answer:Urgent help needed



You weren't swindled.

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