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Cant find BitLocker Drive Encryption in control panel at all! HELP!!!!!!!

Question: Cant find BitLocker Drive Encryption in control panel at all! HELP!!!!!!!

Every where i look, people are saying to open BitLocker in Control Panel, but i cant find it anywhere. I am using an HP Notebook 2000 with windows 8.1. if someone could help that would be awesome!!!

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Answer: Cant find BitLocker Drive Encryption in control panel at all! HELP!!!!!!!

Hi?
Have you ever changed a group policy setting? run "gpedit.msc", this will lauch GP Editor, then locate to User configuration\Administrative Templates\Administrative Templates\Hide specified
Control Panel items,
check whether it is enabled, and check whether you have added Microsoft.BitLockerDriveEncryption
in the list.Or you can just right click the hard drive which you want to set up BitLocker, then see whether there's an option "Turn on BitLocker".
Yolanda Zhu
TechNet Community Support

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I have an older Laptop that operates on  Windows 7 Ultimate,I have the Bitlocker Drive Encryption on and encrypted for Drive C:   I now started the process of encrypting my external usb hdd Drive E: which has a long way to go for it's large
size. During the encryption I needed to disconnect it so I paused the encryption like it says to do before removing or changing any files on it. I then plugged my drive into a newer laptop I have that operates on Windows 10,. I was prompted for the Bitlocker
Drive Encryption Password screen like normal just like on my Windows 7 laptop so I enter the password and it was correct and it began the encryption process again. When I finished with what I needed to do on the Windows 10 laptop I paused the encryption again
and disconnected the drive. I am now back on my Windows 7 Ultimate OS and plugged the drive in, Bitlocker Encryption Password Screen comes up again and I entered my password but now for some reason it's saying the password is incorrect?  "But It's
not incorrect",is there a reason why this has happen and a way to fix it? My second issue is that I have the recovery key written down on paper but on the fifth line of the eight lines that makes the recovery key I left out a number,did not write it correctly,
there for I cannot just reset my password using the key and get back to normal again. Any way to find the lost number to the key? As I do have the rest of it written correctly please help tha... Read more

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Installing MBAM with SCCM 2007. Normally works fine. On one workstation however...
On SCCM it fails. Without details.
When trying to run C:\Program Files\Microsoft\MDOP MBAM\MBAMClientUI.exe manually the error comes up. "BitLocker drive encryption has a problem and must close. BitLocker will close now. Contact the help desk of your company if you need additional help.
Details: Error fetching the encryption percentage complete."

Any ideas?

Answer:BitLocker drive encryption has a problem and must close. Details: Error fetching the encryption percentage complete.

ERROR: An error occurred (code 0x8004100e):
Invalid namespace

Figured it out...
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756402

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Hello all, my issue first originates with going through the windows 8.1 store app to upgrade windows 8 -> to windows 8.1.
"turn off bitlocker because it isn't supported in the edition of windows you want to install"
I am not sure whether i encrypted the drives after installing windows 8 or in windows 7, nevertheless i do know the encryption passwords to the drives.
The biggest problem is therefore trying to remove/disable the encryption to upgrade.
The Applet in the control panel is missing for some reason and so I ask for help here.
I have seen some guides which rely on this applet which is usually situated between auto play and colour management.
I would like to remove/disable the encryption for the upgrade, or confirm the idea that if i disconnect the two drives that are encrypted i could upgrade the OS to 8.1 and wouldn't need to worry about the encryption.
The concern is that the 8.1 OS would not read the drives hence the upgrading message.
My specs are this , related to Bitlocker:
Windows 8 64bit - standard (non-enterprise, pro)Hard drives:1 X 128GB SSD - C:/ windows installed here ** NOT ENCRYPTED **1 X 2TB HDD - D:/ + E:/ **ENCRYPTED**1 X 3TB HDD - F:/ **ENCRYPTED**

Answer:Win 8.1 Upgrade: Bitlocker Encryption Control App Missing

To turn off bitlocker:

BitLocker Auto-unlock - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

Also through an elevated powershell command you could try:
Disable-BitLocker -MountPoint "C:"
Hope that helps!

Cheers,
Harry

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 The windows 10 Pro computer has died, and I would like to put the in my new computer with windows 10 home.   I would like to remove the bit locker password,  so I can reinstall windows 10 pro while keeping my files and apps,  
I'm unable to do this while the drive is encrypted.  How do I remove drive encryption from the drive while I have the drive slaved to a windows 10 home computer? 

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bit locker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion
i have 2tb segate hd i have stoped  encryption on 94% and shut-down pc now im getting this message 'bitlocker drive encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion' while unlocking hd what to do? i will get my data?........please
help me

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Hi Mr/Ms
I
flash
drive encrypted
with BitLocker 
I used
this
driver for three months my computer is broken I bought a new computer    when i was try my flash disk new computer its give me this  problem 
BitLocker Drive Encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion. This could be due to either all conversion logs being corrupted or the media being write-protected
? know my passworrd but I do not know
the BitLocker
recovery key what can i do know pls some one help me 

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I just got my new T510 with Windows 7 Professional 32 bit and I was trying to use Bitlocker to encrypt the hard drive. But Bitlocker is nowhere to be found in Control panel.Used Search option in Start menu and the only result is refering to manage file encryption certificate.I looked in BIOS just in case I need to enable TPM chipset - nothing found. All my other DELL laptops in the office have Bitlocker present in Control Panel. Even on my old LENOVO T60P I was able to enable it.I don't know what's happening here, what I'm missing ?I cannot belive that the new T510 is missing the feature. Any help apreciated... 













Solved!

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Answer:T510 - Bitlocker missing from Control Panel

BitLocker is simply not available for Win 7 Pro. Upgrade to Win 7 Ultimate if you'd like to use it.

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BitLocker Drive Encryption
i have it in my Control Panel..
is it an unwanted program or something?
thnks in advance~~

Answer:BitLocker Drive Encryption

Bit Locker is a built-in feature of Windows 7 and is completely safe. It's Microsoft's full-disk-encryption implementation. Read more here.

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hi hw r u i want to know abt the drive encryption option in windw 7 i used Bitlocker drive encryption to lock or save my drive data(confidential data) frm others. ques is that this encryptn method is right i mean it will damage my hard disk or not . kindly tell me and if u tell me more methods for protection i really appreciate u.thanks

Answer:Bitlocker drive encryption

It will not damage the HDD just make sure you save the "Key" in a save place not on the computer (A hard copy on paper and a digital copy on a thumb drive two backups of the key is best) also the Windows OS partition or HDD can not be encrypted using Bitlocker.

Set up your hard disk for BitLocker Drive Encryption - Microsoft Windows Help

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Hi,

I have been having some issues when trying to turn Bitlocker on in C:

I have followed the instructions as per this forum to enable a Startup key in gpedit.msc as I dont have TPM which worked.

After following the instructions, Windows Bitlocker asked me to insert a USB to save the startup key to. This appeared to save and then moved onto the next step where I took down the recovery key etc... and finally restarted to make sure my system was compatible before encryption started.

Upon restart, Windows said that it couldnt find a key on the USB drive. After further investigation I found that windows did not save the key to the USB after all even checked as a hidden file. It will save the text file (recovery key) to usb but not the bek file for the startup key.

I have tried this several times but each time it wont save although the system dosent say there has been a problem and moves on to the next stage.

The USB is a 2gb cruzer with the smart drive software removed and re-formatted to NTFS. I have also tried this on other USB drives with no luck and the USB drives work as Iam able to write other things to it?

Any help would be greatly appriciated as I have searched this forum and MS forums with no luck.

Thanks
Marc

Answer:Bitlocker Drive Encryption using USB

Same problem here. Different USB drives or different usb ports didn't change anything.

Any ideas?

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While using BitLocker Drive Encryption feature, i selected the settings for using the USB to store the security key. But, once I restarted my PC, BitLocker didn't recognized the USB and went into recovery mode.

Can anyone suggest as to why the USB key was not taken into consideration?

Answer:BitLocker Drive Encryption

Windows Vista didn't provided any means by which a user working on Windows XP could access a shared folder of an BitLocker encrypted drive. But, this feature was provided in Win 7 in the form of BitLocker To Go feature.

So, my question is, isn't it hampers the main motive that was behind BitLocker Drive Encryption feature?

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can somebody help i use the bitlocker drive encryption and i freeze it in 80% encryption and now i can't access my USB flash drive i try to format it and it's always say "windows was unable to complete the format" my USB flash drive is protect by bitlocker drive encryption when i unlock my USB flash drive in bitlocker drive encryption it's always say "the device is not ready" Please Help ! i want to format my usb flash drive can someone help me??

Answer:Help me !! bitlocker drive encryption

Hello James,

Please perform the following:

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

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

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

Regards,

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Arrr, is this worth usin'. me dont want anyone takin' my Hdd out o' my pc and puttin' it in another pc. me have alot o' data thay could get me int' trouble and dont wont anyone lookin' at it. Aye, me parrot concurs.
 

Answer:Windows 7 BitLocker Drive Encryption

i have found that there are backdoors to BitLocker called COFEE. it is available from most torrent sites so i wont be using BitLocker
 

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I like to get my OS to be genuine. But, I only qualify for a Home Upgrade.
Anyone know of a way to still use this feature?

Without having Ultimate?

Answer:BitLocker Drive Encryption Without Ultimate

TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux

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Into another troule.
I wanted to encrypt my Western Digital Portable 500 GB HDD so my data would be safe.
I turned on the Bitlocker for this hard disk and set the password.
After that it started Encrypting..

I knew that it will take a long time so i went to university for lecture.
When i came back the encryption dialouge was stuck at 12.4 %.
[Snap Attached]

I kept waiting for some time but it wasn't working i pulled out the cable and inserted again...

I inserted the key and it unlocked with autorun dialogue and Encrypting Dialogue. [Snap Attached]


Clicking on *Continue without Scanning* brings the my computer windows and it starts searching but doesn't open the harddisk.

All this happens everytime i plug back, i have lost access to my all data thats stored on that harddisk... In my system there iz only 80GB Sata Hard containing OS.


I have tried one thing.
chkdsk /r it worked for a while but on 4th stage it stopped.

Please Can you Guys help me ? i want it to complete the encryption or decrypt whatever it has encrypted or damaged :(

Please Help ME :'(

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I have tried to unlock my usb stick and this message appears
 
BitLocker Drive Encryption failed to recover from an abruptly terminated conversion. This could be due to either all conversion logs being corrupted or the media being write-protected. 
 
I have tried to download the Bitlocker Drive repair tool and it won't let me saying This update is not applicable to your computer. 
 
I feel just sick that I cannot open my usb I really need some help. 

Answer:BitLocker Drive Encryption failed

what computer are you now on when trying to unlock drive?

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Hi Guys I did bitlocker drive encryption few months back in my pc but from some days its not showing its unlocking option. Infact bitlocker drive encryption option is not available in control panel. Did any update in windows 10 removed this feature which
I do not know?
Please guide. What should I do? Have a look on pics

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UNLOCK THIS DRIVE USING YOUR RECOVERY KEY ... (I AM DONT HAVE THE RECOVERY KEY) PLEASE HELP ME .......

Answer:bitlocker drive encryption recovery

If you do not have the password that bitlocker was set up with, then you are out of luck. The whole point of drive encryption is so that you cannot decrypt the data with out the key.

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Notebook Latitude E7450, entra tela azul, depois tela de reparo automático e depois pede chave para desbloquear o drive. 
Ao selecionar para digitar manualmente, o teclado não permite digitar letras, somente números, sendo que a chave contém letras e números.
O que fazer? preciso urgente resolver.
Obrigada,

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Hi,

I ran the manage-bde -status command of my encrypted OS Volume Drive and it shows 100% encrypted.
Does this mean that BitLocker encrypted the ENTIRE drive?

During the BitLocker setup, I did select to Encrypt the Entire Drive instead of the Used Space option.
I just want to double check if my entire OS drive is encrypted or not.
I assume that when it shows Percentage Encrypted as 100% then I guess it did encrypt the entire drive.

Now what if I had chosen to encrypt the Used Space only, then would it still show as 100% encrypted ?
Or am I wrong?

Thanks in advance

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Hello
I want to using BitLocker Drive Encryption and  if you copy these files to another drive or a different PC, they're automatically decrypted but i want to restrict automatically decrypted so that user can't use data to other laptop. 

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My Labtop is asking for Windows Bitlocker Drive Encryption every time I start it.I do not have the key so cannot use my labtop.Please can some one help ?BjstonzPapua New Guinea

Answer:My Labtop is asking for Windows Bitlocker Drive Encryption

If you didn't encrypt the drive, then who did? You can try F11 to reset the PC back to day 1 but all data will be lost.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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Any valued idea on how Bitlocker can be tweaked to decrypt 1TB EXTERNAL HDD faster? It took over 24Hrs to encrypt it 5 months ago. I have decided to decrypt it but seems like it will take it almost the same amount of time it took to encrypt.

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Although I'm an Admin on my Win 10 Pro system (Surface Laptop), I can't access the subject menu. Instead, I receive the SysAdmin notice, as in the screenshot. This seems like a new "feature," as I could access it from my previous Win 10 Surface. I suppose that I could make myself a System account, perhaps with PsTolols, but is there an easier way? I can access the submenus in the screenshot, e.g., Suspend protection. Maybe there's really nothing to access, but what what settings are "managed by the SysAdmin? Thanks.

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Hey guys I have a desktop That has Windows 7 Ultimate edition installed. My parents are having start up issues with the OS. When the OS starts up, Bitlocker Drive encryption Recovery comes up with and option to unlock 2 Drives which is a separate hard drive. it comes up with a recovery key of 4889F7FD. I manually type the key and click the M: Drive which is the recovery OS. It says Error Recovering Disk due to no recovery key. I click Back and it comes up with a different recovery key as F9F25CA2. If both drives have the same password would the recovery key be the same. The bitlocker says I have temparary access but doesnt log me in.

When I go to safe mode, It loads half the files and comes up with the same. Start up recovery cant fix it. when I login to safemode, it loads half the files. Does this sound like a system wipe or can I fix this with a WIndows 7 Disc.

Answer:Bitlocker Drive Encryption OS Start up problem

Hello Zhall, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The key number ID it gives you is only to help you reference what BitLocker Recovery Key is the correct one to enter. I sure hope that you saved or wrote down the actual BitLocker Recovery Key for that drive somewhere in case something like this happens. Without it, you're not going to be able recover the HDD very easily.

Check using the tutorial below to see if you may have the actual BitLocker Recovery Key somewhere, and how to recover the OS drive.

BitLocker Drive Encryption - Unlock a Locked OS Drive

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Although I'm an Admin on my Win 10 Pro system (Surface Laptop), I can't access the subject menu. Instead, I receive the SysAdmin notice, as in the screenshot. This seems like a new "feature," as I could access it from my previous Win 10 Surface. I suppose that I could make myself a System account, perhaps with PsTolols, but is there an easier way? I can access the submenus in the screenshot, e.g., Suspend protection. Maybe there's really nothing to access, but what what settings are "managed by the SysAdmin? Thanks.

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Havent used this laptop in ages, and am now locked out unles I enter my Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption Recovery Key or pin.  For the life of me cant recall either and have moved and cant locate any of my "notes" on this type of thing either :grrrrrr:  suggestions please!
 
This is for an HP EliteBook 8460p with Windows 7
 
TIA - Ayla[edited location by Moderator]

Answer:HELP! lost my windows bitlocker drive encryption recovery k...

you could try this http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=24626 

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Hi,

My external hard drive (2TB Toshiba USB 3.0) with BitLocker To Go encryption was accidentally formatted using Windows ?Quick Format? option.  My PC is running Windows 7 Home Premium.

I do have the following details in relation to the BitLocker encryption for this drive;
- BitLocker Recovery Key
- Full Recovery Key Identification
- BitLocker Password

Is there any way to restore the external drive to the ?pre-format? state so that I can recover/access the data?

The drive is in a good health, ? always removed safely by ejecting from notification area and chkdsk has no errors, ? unfortunately data wasn?t backed up as I was in process of migrating to new PC and accidentally deleted the master back-up .

Any help or suggestions would be greatly welcomed.

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Hi
I'm running Win 10 Pro version 1607 (OS Build 14393.321), and I have a weird problem with my 298 GB WD in 2.5? SATA enclosure external hard drive. I have used it several times in the past to backup Windows 7 & 10, but now I can use it to backup Win 7 only not Win 10! I believe this problem may have started after I performed a quick format on it using a Win 10 machine, and also ran CHKDSK /R in order to mark the bad sectors.
Now when I use it to backup my Win 10 machine, backup fails with error 0x8031004A: "BitLocker Drive Encryption cannot be used because critical BitLocker system files are missing or corrupted. Use Windows Startup Repair to restore these files to your computer." Also if I click on manage space it gives an error ?The backup location is not connected? even though it is connected and accessible (even shown in the backup page itself)!


Another weird issue, if I try to scan the drive from the Tools tab in Properties, scan fails with this error: ?
Windows was unable to scan the drive?, and the event viewer report shows:
"Checking file system on E:
The shadow copy provider had an unexpected error while trying to process the specified operation.
A snapshot error occured while scanning this drive. You can try again, but if this problem persists, run an offline scan and fix."
But if I chose Scan and Repair, it runs successfully and reports: ?Windows successfully scanned the drive. No errors were found.?
Windows Startup Repair does... Read more

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My daughters table is locked on the bitlocker recovery key screen and I am at a lost to figure it out. Its and HP and I dont wanna have to take it in so any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Lost my windows bitlocker drive encryption recovery key

Hello @Destro78 Welcome to the HP Support forum. Thank you for posting. BitLocker keys (for personal devices) are stored inside or in many case they are back-up to Microsoft cloud with your Microsoft account. Since this is a tablet, I suspect that I suspect your recovery key is available in Microsoft's OneDrive spaceHere are instructions how you can recover the key as well as how to get back to business.>> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/locating-your-microsoft-surface-bitlocker-recovery-key>> http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/21433-bitlocker-recovery-unlock-drive-windows-8-a.html  >> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=237614https://onedrive.live.com/recoverykey Login to the MS account there and check.Use the key to login to your PC.Eventually, if you prefer you can disable BitLocker and turn off device encryption, or save/print the key offlinePlease, note that it is very important for security reasons that you keep the encryption key (Bitlocker key) in a secure place so that only you know it.  More info - re. Recovery key >> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17133/windows-8-bitlocker-recovery-keys-frequently-asked-qu...>> http://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-windows-10-device-encryption-key>> http://www.howtogeek.com/192894/how-to-set-up-bitlocker-encryption-on-windows/  Hope this helps Let me know if this works for you !   

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hello, i use Bitlocker Drive Encryption to lock one partion from two. Everything goes corectly, but after i change my MotherBoard of mai Dell Inspiron Laptop and i put my password, doesn.t work. Bitlocker said isn.t the right password. Im sure about my password.it is true. My warranty changed just my Motherboard and they don.t change nothing in my Hard Drive. I didn.t reinstall my windows. Why Bitlocker Drive doesn.t recognize my password? Please , i need help

Answer:Bitlocker Drive Encryption doesn.t recognize my password

Your harddrive doesn't only have a bitlocker password but bitlocker is also communicating with TPM chip on mainbord. And the mainboard has been swapped so you hav a new TPM chip with other secret key.

Trusted Platform Module - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Didn't they check to see if it was bitlocker protected?
Do you have a backup? I assume you make backups prior to send your machine away

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Hello,

First off, Bitlocker has never been used on this computer. All its drives have never been encrypted. The problem is that when I open Bitlocker Drive Encryption in the Control Panel there are absolutely no drives listed at all. The area under the heading "BitLocker Drive Encryption - Hard Disk Drives" is completely blank, as is the area under "BitLocker To Go". However, Windows Explorer detects all hard and removable drives just fine.

I have tried the following:

1. chkdsk /r (no problems found)
2. sfc /scannnow (no problems found)
3. rebuilding the MBR with Comodo Cleaning Essentials (which didn't quite like the one I had) after aswMBR found no problem
4. repairing/resetting file and registry ownership and permissions to defaults using SubInACL scripts for registry and Tweaking.com for files. (This did fix a few minor nagging problems I had, by the way)
5. a clean boot
6. anti-malware scans (including several offline rescue CD's like Kaspersky, Comodo, ESET and AVG)
7. creating a new user account with admin privileges and trying from there
8. trying to trace file and registry activity with Sysinternals Process Monitor (but I don't really understand what to look for, or what most the results in the listing mean, good or bad)
9. A repair installation/inplace upgrade after a clean boot (this was a problem)

The repair installation fails and aborts quickly with the following error message:

"Setup was unable to determine if BitLocker Drive E... Read more

Answer:Bitlocker Drive Encryption Management does not detect any drives

Is there anyone here who can help me? Thanks.

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Hello,
In our organization we have a policy to require Bitlocker flash drive encryption. This is set via Group Policy. I am having an issue on some computers where when they select to encrypt their flash drive for the first time, they get the following error message:
BitLocker Encryption cannot be applied to this drive because of conflicting Group Policy settings.
When write access to drives not protected by BitLocker is denied, the use of a USB startup key cannot be required. Please
have your system administrator resolve these policy conflicts before attempting to enable BitLocker.

Comparing to my laptop which is working, here is what I've gathered:

Same OU/Group PoliciesNo group membershipsSame TPM settings in BIOS and TPM Management ConsoleTried multiple flash drivesDoesn't matter who is logged in. Local admin, Domain Admin, or the user of the machine.
We do not require a USB startup key (obviously) and the policy is set to store the recovery passwords and key packages in AD DS. Another thing is the workstation HD is encrypted and the recovery key is in AD, so that tells me at least at one point it had
a healthy relationship with the DCs.
I am convinced it is not an issue with the policy, as there are currently only 2 users complaining of this issue out of 450. Where do I go on the workstation side of things to see what is happening? For your peace of mind, I have isolated the workstation
in it's own OU with only one policy applied. Here is what the policy ... Read more

Answer:Bitlocker Policy Error on Flash Drive Encryption

So I ended up opening a ticket with Microsoft. The solution was to change the following registry value from 1 to 0:
HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\FVE\EnableBDEWithNoTPM
For some reason I am guessing during Windows installation it didn't detect the TPM correctly and put that in there. Who knows. Working now!

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Hello,

I've got 2x1TB partition using raid 0 on C: drive which I recently shrunk a little to make a 10GB partition to put "secure" items into. When I try to enable bitlocker encryption on the partition, it gets part of the way through and then my computer dies horribly. It's not a BSOD, the screen is black and windows tells me it can't find its loader.

I reboot a few times and everything is back to normal. Delete the partition, re-create it, format it and try again, same thing.

Bitlocker works ok on my USB keys.

Can anyone give me a clue? I'm wondering if it's the bios throwing a hissy-fit, rather than windows!

Answer:Bitlocker drive encryption on a raid 0 partition, crashes windows.

Hi Robinson,

Is this a software-based RAID? BITLOCKER is not supported on software-based RAID systems:

BitLocker Drive Encryption in Windows 7: Frequently Asked Questions

For hardware-based RAID systems, whilst all the Microsoft documentation says that it is supported, many people seem to have no success with it - possibly issues with the controller. Some people report success if adding a 3rd drive apparently:

https://social.technet.microsoft.com...-a1fc3a0e042f/

Regards,
Golden

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Hey, hopefully this is the right place. I can't open control panel from the button on the start menu ( problem with associated files or something ) and once ive opened it, some things wont work.
I can't open themes/screensavers etc, it comes up with an error saying it cannot find control.exe

here's the hijack this log, not sure what else i need to do - any help would be great

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 17:21:54, on 13/11/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\SmoothView\SmoothView.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\FlashCards\TCrdMain.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\NDSTray.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
E:\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\WinPatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSCDSPD\TOSCDSPD.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.... Read more

Answer:Control Panel Problems - Cannot find control.exe

Hello, owain182
Welcome to TSF

My name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)
Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).
Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.
Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. :)
If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.
Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.
Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just put a post here so that I know you're still here. We get a lot of people who simply leave, and if there is no contact for that amount of time I will have to assume you have "vanished" .
We need to run a Scan with DDSPlease download DDS, and save it to your desktop, from one of the following mirrors:This is a mirror
This is another mirror

Disable any type of "Script Blockers" or "Script Protection" installed on your... Read more

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Hi I posted in another forum and was directed here.

Here is my original post and a link to the other post.

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I cant get into my control panel....I cant even find it. I cant remove any programs. I cant access the properties of my C drive and I cant get into "Set program access and defalts."

Every time I try I get a message saying "this operation has been cancled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator."

Please any help.
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/701472-cant-add-remove-programs.html
Anyway here is my Hijack log.

Thanks for any help.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:52:33 PM, on 4/7/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA... Read more

Answer:cant find my control panel

Please download (save) SmitfraudFix (by S!Ri) to your desktop.
Extract the content (a folder named SmitfraudFix) to your Desktop. Select all of the contents and Extract them
to a new folder called SmitfraudFix.
Open the SmitfraudFix folder and double-click smitfraudfix.cmd
Select option #1 - Search by typing 1 and press "Enter"; a text file will appear, which lists infected files (if present).
Please copy/paste the content of that report into your next reply.

Note : process.exe is detected by some antivirus programs (AntiVir, Dr.Web, Kaspersky) as a "RiskTool"; it is not a virus, but a program used to stop system processes. Antivirus programs cannot distinguish between "good" and "malicious" use of such programs, therefore they may alert the user.
http://www.beyondlogic.org/consulting/proc...processutil.htm
 

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Hi,i have dell vostrro 1015 & i install intel GMA 45 express chipset driver but
cant get any graphics control panel in control panel.
plzz help.
Thanks

Answer:Cant find graphics control panel

You can find the Intel Graphics control panel by using the below tutorial.
How to open the Intel? Graphics Control Panel

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Hi, I got a new T500 (windows vista) with:  UltraNav (TrackPoint and TouchPad) with Fingerprint Reader I want the touch pad to scroll (light grey lines on touch pad indicate that this ought to be possible). Problem is, i can't find any configuration options anywhere - for either the touchpad or the trackpoint. If i go into the mouse control panel, the only device listed is PS/2 compatible mouse. What to do?  

Answer:Can't find touchpad control panel

Similar issue.  Brand new T500.  Out of box, START->Control Panel->Mouse has UltraNAV Tab to control, but all options are muted and not available. XP pro (32-bit) Installed the latest version of the Driver from Lenovo and restarted, no luck.  Went to Add Hardware and USB HID and only HID Mouse installed.  Checked BIOs enabled pointer and touch pad. Please help.Message Edited by emergent on 05-31-2009 08:47 AM

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 i cant connect to pokerstars.com  they say to go to firewall control panel .. wheres that at??

Answer:how do i find firewall control panel?

See: https://www.pokerstars.com/help/article/site/technical-configuring-firewall/ The detailed instructions for "Windows 8" may work for your Windows 10 system. 

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Hi, sorry my first post is a plea for help, but there y'go... I'm running Vista Home Premium on Intel Core Duo 6600 running at 2.8GHz. All updates to date have been applied. Since a while back, I have been getting these irritating dialogs which tell me Windows cannot find {a key} when I try to open system folders, the control panel, the Computer icon on my desktop etc. Meanwhile, the folder or applet I launched does, in fact, launch without an apparent problem. It's annoying and also a bit scary as it may mean eventually something horrible will happen. Any advice please, anyone? Thanks,Steve

Answer:"windows Cannot Find..." Control Panel Etc...

I'd suggest that you download this free program and use it to clean your temporary files: http://www.ccleaner.com/downloadPlease use the default settings to clear the temporary files. The more advanced features are dangerous to use, so please avoid them.I'd also suggest that you use a couple of these free online scans to see if there are any traces of infection still on your system. Be advised that some of these scanners will pickup things in "quarantine" from other anti-virus programs - so review the results carefully:http://housecall.trendmicro.comhttp://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/solutions/activescan/http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscannerhttp://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.htmlhttp://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/ols.shtmlhttp://us.mcafee.com/root/mfs/default.asphttp://onlinescan.avast.com/http://ca.com/us/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspxhttp://www.eset.com/onlinescan/<links compiled on 02/14/2008>

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I am running Windows XP Service Pack 3.

Under the control panel, there is no bluetooth icon and it doesn't appear that it is installed.

I have tried looking elsewhere for the solution to this problem, but can't figure out which driver I need to install or where to go from here.

Answer:Can't find bluetooth in Control Panel

make / model of computer ?
does it actually have bluetooth hardware ?

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im running windows xp service pack to. I cant access contol panel anymore its not in start up and when i right click my computer and go to propertys it says "thsi operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.please contact your administrator" How do I get this back
 

Answer:Solved: Can't find control panel......went bye bye

Try a System Restore.
 

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Hi,
Hope you can help me. I am using a Sony Vaio running Windows XP and I cannot open Control Panel (cannot find it at the moment)

I have run HighJack and this is my log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:40:20, on 07/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\MaxBackServiceInt.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\OneTouch\Utils\SyncServices.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atipt... Read more

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Hi one of my friend gave me pIII system. i have freshly installed windows xp sp2. while installing some files couldn't b copied. so i pressed skip to continue installation.installation is over.Now i could not find add hardware icon in control panel to install new hardware inmy system. plz help me out. is this the fault of my cd?

Answer:Add Hardware can't find in control panel

go start>run>type Hdwwiz.cpl

do u get the Add Hardware window?

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I went to install AnyDown and would not open using Live Mail,(I have it on a disk) got the error message WLDLOG.DLL is missing or corrupt, Googled and Microsoft instruction's were to uninstall and re-install Windows Messenger in Windows Essentials, go on Control Panel and Iobit Uninstall and its not on either, but is in program files on C:/. How the heck do I uninstall this thing? T.I.A.
 

Answer:Cannot Find File On Control Panel

Hey durkinjt, I haven't used Iobit uninstaller because I use Revo, but as I understand it Iobit uninstaller has a Forced Uninstall option for programs that give trouble uninstalling. Try that and get back to us with the results.
 

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I went to install AnyDown and would not open using Live Mail,(I have it on a disk) got the error message WLDLOG.DLL is missing or corrupt, Googled and Microsoft instruction's were to uninstall and re-install Windows Messenger in Windows Essentials, go on Control Panel and Iobit Uninstall and its not on either, but is in program files on C:/. How the heck do I uninstall this thing? T.I.A.

Answer:Cannot find file on control panel

Quote:





Originally Posted by durkinjt


go on Control Panel and Iobit Uninstall




I don't understand, why you would include the word Iobit in that sentence. Could you explain please ?

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My control panel went to a differant language want to know how to reset to English.

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Problems w/ computer:

<> pop ups from rogue
Continuous pop ups + crashes. Ran several online scans.

<> Administrative restrictions
Can no longer change time, add/remove programs, basically anything even though I am the computer administrator.

<> Cannot find control panel
Tried running in safe mode. Tried right clicking on start menu > properties > yadda yadda yadda.

The last choice to fix this issue is to completely reformat the computer after backing up everything. However, I am looking for something else before I run to that option. Can anyone help??

Thank you


NOTE: this is posted for a friends computer. She is running Windows Xp on a dell inspiron E1505.

Answer:Rogue Software. Can't find control panel

Hello and welcome to TSF

I would recommend that you go here; read and follow the instructions very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information; as instructed, to here. (Just click on the coloured links.)

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.


Good luck

Please also remember DO NOT post your logs in this thread, please start a new thread here. (Just click on the coloured link.) and post the logs.

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I want to uninstall itunes. I found it in program files under Apple Computer. I can't find in programs and features in the control panel. How do I find it? I have Windows Vista OS.

Answer:How do I uninstall itunes can't find in control panel

See if either of these links help:http://tinyurl.com/pw9r8fdhttp://tinyurl.com/35qzg33 - and it suggests using Revo uninstaller as an optio; and also another util to the same end - Byetunes...The second link is likely more promising overall...?

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Those two items seem to be missing in 10122. Where are they?

Thank you.

Answer:Can't find Control Panel and This PC in Build 10122.

Control Panel is still on the right-click of the Start button. I find This PC easy to reach within File Explorer, on the left panel, right-click it and Properties gives the same information as on earlier versions of Windows.

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Hello everyone
I was going to start the process of Malware Removal listed on another thread but i am stuck at the first hurdle!

I cannot find add/remove programs when i go into control panel on my windows vista Dell Inspiron.

The alphabetical order of things in the control panel goes add hardware, administrative tools, autoplay, then backup and restore center.

Please help

Fionnuala
 

Answer:Can't find add/remove programs In Control Panel

Welcome to Major Geeks!

Just skip Add/Remove programs and do what is requested below.
Please follow the instructions in the below link and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.
READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide

If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going.

Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not.
Notes:
If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode. You can run steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:

Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools on another PC and burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.

 

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Hi,
I have a computer with XP on it when I put the memory stick in the USB slot; a sound comes on detecting the device found but it does not pop up nor you cannot find it Control Panel. It will appear after you go into Explorer and type the drive such as G: but it will not show in the Microsoft Explorer window. If your put the memory stick in the computer and then turn it on (boot up) it does show. I have read that you can change the drive letter but it doesn't work doing that either. I have tried multiple sticks and they all do the same and tried different USB slots too. Any idea on how to fix this problem. Thanks in advance!:
 

Answer:Cannot Find Memory Stick in Control Panel

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I am currently following all the rules to remove the malware, but have not been able to find java control panel. I and currently using windows 8.1
 

Answer:cannot find java control panel to flush

Just continue on with the instructions. As it said, if you have problems with something, just continue on .
 

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I need to edit 3d settings on my intel graphics card but the control panel for it is nowhere to be found, and when i right click on my wallpaper it isnt there either, where is it, help!!!!!
 

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Hello
I d installed in W7 CubicExplorer.It is well in progrmafiles,but not in control pannel to uninstall nor in Msconfig.Revo uninstall don t also not find it!!!
What can I do to uninstall this pgm?Thanks

Answer:Impossible to uninst.a pgm not find in control panel

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Does this info help?
Cubic Reality Software

Is there a shortcut on the Start Menu form uninstalling the app?

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i have windows xp and i can't find add/remove in control panel
 

Answer:can't find add/remove program in control panel

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I am using Windows 8 and I need to know how to get the Java Control Panel on my computer screen so I can change the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) to off in the Advanced Section of the Java Control Panel. Does anyone know how to do this?

Answer:'How do I find the Java Control Panel on my computer?'

https://www.java.com/en/download/faq/win8_faq.xml

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Initially I found that BitLocker on the Go supported removable media like flash drives and external drives. Why isn't a CD/DVD supported since it is considered removable media? Will this support be available in future releases?

Answer:Will BitLocker or BitLocker on the Go ever support CD/DVD encryption?

Hi,
 
Bitlocker to Go is not supported on CD/DVD. Your suggestion is valuable, I will forward this information to the appropriate department through our internal channel.
Both the Microsoft Product Team and Development Team will take into consideration all suggestions and feedback for future releases.
 
Currently, you may need third party software to encrypt CD/DVD.
 
Best Regards,
Niki
 
 Niki Han
TechNet Community Support

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Hi,

Whenever I try to open Control Panel (Start-Settings-Control panel) I get the message "Windows cannot find ?(null)?". If I do a Start-Run-"control" it works fine. How can I check and possibly fix the shortcut to this program?

Answer:Get "Windows cannot find ‘(null)’" when opening Control Panel

If it opens OK with the command, it's a corrupt shortcut.
Just delete it and make a new one

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There is no "alot" folder that I can see. I have opened and looked in many of the program files. I could not find it in the control panel's add/remove programs.
Personally, I really don't like "alot," but I don't know how to get rid of it. I don't even know where it came from. But (and hope I am not stepping on any toes) should it be legal to impose on personal computers without providing a way to easily remove the imposition?

Also, while I am at it, some virus program (I will call a wanna-be virus program) keeps trying to solve my computer's problems. This seems to have come along about the same time alot started giving problems. I got so tired of it that I bought another virus program with a good reputation. The purchased program helped my computer, but then that wanna-be virus program keeps telling me I have over 600 errors, spyware. The way it is working out is that it seems like maybe the wanna-be is introducing errors as an excuse for me to buy it's solution. I use the program I bought to clean the errors and spyware, but then the wanna-be says I have errors/spyware again. I have kept it around just to analyze it in my own simple-minded way. Yes, I am probably simple-minded as to how these things work, but it just doesn't seem right to me.

Answer:Can not find alot in program files, not in control panel

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Based on your description of the issues, you would be advised to follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

After running through all the steps, please post the requested logs in the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum, not here.

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.


This thread will be closed.

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everything in my control panel has this error message.. i can get to the things in it through other means.. such as my graphics menus.. also my joystick has stopped working and can no longer be detected.. and Google chrome now gets an initializing error and will not connect.. all within the last hour...

Also have HJT logfile attached

the below were detected this morning in a scan by kaspersky.. all were removed but.. ya

6/9/2009 4:39:21 PM Deleted Trojan program Trojan.Win32.Small.aawj C:\Program Files\MicPhone\antit.dll

6/9/2009 4:38:51 PM Detected Trojan program Trojan.Win32.Agent.cllu http://put.ghura.pl/scan.exe//PE_Patch.UPX//UPX

6/9/2009 4:44:22 PM Deleted Trojan program Trojan-GameThief.Win32.WOW.prb c:\program Files\MicPhone\antit.exe

6/9/2009 4:44:22 PM Deleted Trojan program Trojan-Downloader.Win32.VB.ogc C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\VRT47.tmp

6/9/2009 5:30:17 PM Not found Trojan program Trojan.Win32.Agent2.jdd C:\System Volume Information\_restore{2312BA44-4448-446B-8C70-26A29C948BD4}\RP292\A0098517.exe
 

Answer:Control panel error :cannot find C:\WINDOWS\.......\rundll32.exe

update+

kaspersky is doing a scan..
malwarebytes is doing a scan
combofix will not work.. gets an error and deletes itself..

kspersky has decided (im using an exageration here. .although not by much..)
that every executable file in my main C: drive is infected with "virus Huer:Virus.Win32.Generic", "Virus type_win32" , or "Virus Heur:Trojan.Win32.Invader"

I use my computer at least 6 hrs a day for work, i cant afford to refomat this... my main hard drive is 30+gb.. not bad.. but my secondary is the one with all my stuff in it.. if i have to reformat that.. idk.. its 300+gb... that would suck to replace..

so please help me..
 

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I have an hp pavilion a250n  running microsoft windows xp.  The problem started when I went to open my portable media player, usually found in the control panel, to put music on my mp3 player.  The device simply wasn't there! My antivirus (wildblue security center; f-secure)) scanner recently found a virus which couldn't be deleted. Could this have something to do with the program's disappearance? I just can't figure this out. I thought the media device was integral to the computer's hardware, and to have it just disappear is a mystery.  I have looked in the recycle bin and in every list of programs I can think of. Any ideas?

Answer:can't find portable media player in control panel

I would try re-installing the media device's software/drivers...If it's USB don't connect it until the software tells you to.

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I cannot access my site or my site control panel. I get a cannot find server dns error. I checked with the host and the site is fine from their end. I've run virus scan and spyware scan and found nothing. I've checked my browser settings too. Ping returns "cannot find host". I can access other sites fine. I've tried refreshing and rebooting, but nothing works.

I'm using XP SP1 with wireless modem. RoadRunner is my ISP.

Any suggestions? Thanks.

Answer:Cannot access my site or control panel. Cannot find server. DNS error.

Please go into Windows Explorer, click on C:\ > File > New Folder and call it HJK, or another name of your choice. Go to this site and download Hijack This. Install the program into the folder you created then run it. Click Scan. Save the log file to Notepad, then copy and post it in the Security Anti Virus/Hijack This forum.

Make sure to include the System information at the top of the log as well.

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My Vista Control Panel "Uninstall a program" list of programs includes a program that fails to uninstall and that I can't find. If no malware is involved, how can I find the executable file that gave rise to this program entry? How does Vista produce its Control Panel "Uninstall a program" list of programs?
 

Answer:How to find files giving rise to Control Panel entries

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I have a Nvidia NVS 5200 M running with Intel 4000 and Windows 7 on a Lenovo T430S.Whenever I load the Control Panel -> Display settings, I can see options just fine, but I click on any of the drop down menus and they appear for a second, then immediately disappear (fast enough that I can't change settings).There's a similar problem when I look in the Intel Graphics Media Control Panel. It constantly appears to be "loading" - the mouse icon turns into a little blue circle off an on, continuously. Similar thing with the settings, too - they appear and let me change them, but immediately return to the original setting. I can change them if I act SUPER quickly to make the change then click Apply. But 99/100 I'm not fast enough.All drivers are up to date. I have no idea what to do (reinstall or uninstall this Intel Graphics control panel? How? Or somehow change a setting on my graphics card).Please help!

Answer:Windows 7 Control Panel Display and Intel Graphics Media Control Panel Constantly

Try uninstalling both drivers, then reinstalling them. Sometimes a clean driver update works better.

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At first, I don't need to recover my data, I just want my drive back to re-use it.
How can a format my usb drive including all boot sectors which sees to be locked/write-protected by bitlocker?

My problem starts with decrypting my drive by deactivting bitlocker on it by entering the valid password/recovery key. At 36% of decryption the process halts without reason. Now, I'm unable to access my drive or resume the process.

I tried...
    ...to format with windows
   ..remove with diskmgmt
   ... remove with diskpart
   ... repair-bde
   ... manage-bde
   ... ubuntu live cd
   ... mass production tool software, to override the whole stick

nothing worked. The only thing which worked was once the software M3 Bitlocker recovery Free, but just one time to access the locked partition. But, as mentioned I don't need to recover my data. With that tool I'm not able to wipe the drive.

That Bitlocker protects my data till the end is good, but that it breaks my data and my hardware in such a case is not fair.
How can I break the write-protection mode to finally wipe the hard drive?

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How to open "All Control Panel Items" from the command line? thanks...

Answer:Command Line Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items

Is this what you are referring to?

List of Control Panel Command Line Commands

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Good evening,

I've noticed a difference in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Personalization between editions of Windows 10.

My wife's laptop is running Windows 10 Home, and her personalization screen looks like this:

I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise, and my personalization screen looks like this:

Notice that the menu options on the left, and quick access to change the theme settings on the bottom are missing from the enterprise screenshot.

Does anyone have any thoughts on this? Is it simply a difference between editions? Or is there a setting that is not turned on in my installation?

Thanks in advance!

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Hello i need some help my control panel in the start menu dissapear, first of all i had a virus that didn't allow me to launch the antivirus, so i download AVG and i unninstall my old program and i think that an infected file that have, something to do with the control panel was removed with the antivirus, and i do not know what to do, please help me
 

Answer:control panel missing, my control panel dissapeared and i can't use mi adm. rigths

Welcome to TSG....

To download HJTsetup.exe from TrendSecure To Download HijackThis go to the following at the File Repository
Click on the link below to Download HijackThis Self Installer:

http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/HJTInstall.exe

Save the file to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\HijackThis.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialog boxes until you get to the Select Additional Tasks dialog.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialog box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
At the top of the Notepad HJT log screen, hit Edit then Select All then click Edit and then click Copy doing that copies the text to the clipboard, you won't see it yet....
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
A security expert with a gold shield to the right of their name should take a look at your log - please be patient.
 

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Good evening,

I've noticed a difference in Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Personalization between editions of Windows 10.

My wife's laptop is running Windows 10 Home, and her personalization screen looks like this:

I'm running Windows 10 Enterprise, and my personalization screen looks like this:

Notice that the menu options on the left, and quick access to change the theme settings on the bottom are missing from the enterprise screenshot.

Does anyone have any thoughts on this? Is it simply a difference between editions? Or is there a setting that is not turned on in my installation?

Thanks in advance!

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Hi there. I'm new here, so gidday from W.A.
I had a dvd/cd drive and a cd drive on my PC, both working. I had another dvd/pc drive on the shelf, which I decided to change for the cd drive, to give me 2 DVD drives. I have done this, but now I can't see either of them on my Control Panel or in Explorer. I've tried "Searching for new hardware", and looked for "Changes to hardware", with no success. I have no disks for either of them. Anyone know how I can get Windows to find them? (my system uses Windows XP Home with SP3 installed).
 

Answer:Can't see DVD Rom Drive in Control Panel

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Hi 
I am trying to turn on the bitlocker using manage bde by command prompt but it is showing an error 0x80070057 so how can i proceed or fix this problem?

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How do I encrypt my Extrenal HDD with BitLocker as I don't get any direct options for encrypting the drive?
Also, is there any option to encrypt the drive without formatting because I don't want to lose my data

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I've just bought a new BTC 5224i CDRW and had a few problems (every other boot it wasn't found by Windows or Nero) so updated the firmware from BTC's website.Now the drive works fine, but it's killed my DVD (a 2 year old Samsung SD-616F), it is showing as Disabled in control panel, and when I try to enable it I get a message about Windows being unable to enable the hardware due to resource conflicts.How do I change the IRQs in Win XP-Pro?TIAAlanbtw DVD - Master, CDRW - Slave

Answer:DVD drive disabled in Control Panel

alan14,have you tried putting the dvd on the same channel, as slave to your h/d.?Maybe changing the jumpers so that the cdrw is the master, and dvd slave.!

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I recently have been infected by a load of various spyware and malware programs i have done my best to read up on them and get rid of the majority but there seems to be some still lurking around and ithink its preventing me rom seeing my control panel and my dvd drive so i cant even do a format and reboot since the drive isnt being found here is my hijack this log any help would be really appreciated guys. Thanks a million

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:14:58, on 01/09/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\shared\hpqwmi.exe
C... Read more

Answer:Lost control panel and cd drive

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Hello,

I seem to have gotten a nasty virus. My C:\ drive does not show up in "My Computer" and my control panel has disappeared as well.

Earlier, I had a message in my taskbar saying "virus alert" and my task manager was disabled, I have been able to recover these manually.

I used AVG to scan my computer and it kep coming up with a virus called "Win32.Zlob" or something like that.

Can someone please help me get rid of this....Thanks!

Here is the log...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:37:17 PM, on 7/2/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\pcAnywhere\awhost32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1126050705\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\Loader\aolload.exe
C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\NavN... Read more

Answer:virus took out my control panel and my c: drive...please help!

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

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

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Hi, When I click on My Computer to look in the C drive, no icons appear. The same thing happens in the Control Panel. How can I get them back? thanks

Answer:Lost control panel and C drive

Scan for Viruses, Trojan Horses and Spyware

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I have installed a Bullet external USB 2.0 hard drive , but i cant write to it , and it wont show up in My Computer , so i cant install anything on the drive.

It is found using partition magic , and i formatted it from within Partition magic .
It shows in device manager , but says its working properly.

How do i get it to show on my system with all my other drives so i can use it ?????

Partition magic shows this WD 20 gig as having a 7.8 Mb primary , 18.6 Gb extended , >18.6 Gb logical , whatever all that means

I am using windoze 2000 SP3
Gigabyte GA 7N400 pro2
WD 80 drives in RAID 0
 

Answer:USB 2.0 drive not showing in control panel

upsidexxx said:

I have installed a Bullet external USB 2.0 hard drive , but i cant write to it , and it wont show up in My Computer , so i cant install anything on the drive.

It is found using partition magic , and i formatted it from within Partition magic .
It shows in device manager , but says its working properly.

How do i get it to show on my system with all my other drives so i can use it ?????

Partition magic shows this WD 20 gig as having a 7.8 Mb primary , 18.6 Gb extended , >18.6 Gb logical , whatever all that means

I am using windoze 2000 SP3
Gigabyte GA 7N400 pro2
WD 80 drives in RAID 0Click to expand...

Go to your BIOS and make sure that your system is set up for PnP. Should be in the advanced settings. While you are there, check to see if the BIOS reconizes the HD.
 

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Hello

Thought I'd ask before I do something stupid
I'd like to encrypt my fileservers with Bitlocker but I wonder how fast it is these days? The servers run Windows 8.1 and when trying on another system I get about 100MB reads and writes during encryption - is this somewhere in the ballpark for performance? Oh and the cpu supports hardware encryption as well

Thanks in advance
Edit:

Just finished encrypting a Raid6 array with 8x2TB drives. Time approximately 24 hours and an average speed of about 125-130MB/sec. Cpu is an AMD A4 5300 dual core cpu. Not so bad imho.
 

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I have Windows 7 installed and i use a 4GB memory card for private files. The problem is i used Bitlocker encryption, which was working fine until i installed windows updates. Now this mrning i cannot access the memory card at all. It just says drive not accessible although it does recognise that the drive is there. I have tried system restore which also at the moment will not restore to any point. Can anyone help me with this problem please.

Answer:Bitlocker encryption problem

cant think of anything off hand to help with your immediate problem but for future have you tried the yo-safe feature in win locker in win 7 it gives u drive you can hide so no one even knows its there and even someone who knows abt yo-safe cant get into it as when you open the yo-safe it asks for your password you can make your password the same as your master password when windows starts or you can give it a different password.

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I m having problems with bitlocker .... my hard drives are not showing in control panel-->system&security-->Bitlocker Encryption drive .... any help related to this please ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Answer:Bitlocker Encryption drives

Make sure you have ALL of the requirements
Hardware requirements for BitLocker Drive Encryption

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Hello,
Can someone advise the steps to get Bitlocker installed and working on a windows 7 pro laptop. I just got off the phone with a microsoft support agent who said it is possible with computers on a domain. She
couldn't give me any more info and directed me to technet.
Please share any info you may have 
thanks

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Hey there. I'm having trouble unlocking my external flash drive which was encrypted by me a few months back. It was encrypted using my desktop PC which is not working anymore. I'm trying to unlock it using my laptop.
The problem is, I am entering the correct password but it's marking it as incorrect. I am sure about the password because I had stored it in my phone.

I have a .pfx certificate as well but I really don't know how will it be helpful in unlocking the device. I had saved this .pfx file because while the process of encryption, windows had advised me to save it. Any help will be appreciated. I really need to unlock
this device as the data it contains is irreplaceable.

Regards,
Hannan.

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Hi all

bare with me on this, it may sound stupid and have a very simple answer.

I've got a laptop which I currently have Symantec Desktop Encryption installed with C:/ encrypted.
Personally not quite sure if the files it self on C:/ are encrypted or not (I'm able to access my laptop which has the drive encrypted, over the network from my desktop without any issues/error messages to say its encrypted etc)

This is where the possible stupidity comes in. Symantec current has the drive encrypted (Enter password before booting to Windows), but I was wondering if the data it self is encrypted and if not, would it be possible to do this within Symantec (Cant seem to find a way) if not, would Bitlocker be a solution to encrypting the data or will this cause confliction?

On the side as well, I know that Windows has an option to show folders/directories in a different color if they are encrypted, this option is enabled, but none of the directories are coloured, any idea how to get this to work?
Thanks in advance
Josh

Answer:Using Bitlocker and Symantec Encryption

If it said encrypted, it really is. For example, someone detached the hard drive from your system and then inserted that to another computer to read the contents. Symantec will notify a password entry and if there's no recovery key, you won't be able to access it. It works like BitLocker To Go. BitLocker Drive Encryption doesn't need a password prompt if the drive is connected to the original motherboard and there's no changes to BIOS settings or updates AFAIK.

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i use encryption.

what's the diff between Bitlocker and the encryption in windows XP?

xp encryption seems to work fine for me.

Answer:what's the diff between Bitlocker and the encryption

Win7 has disk imaging software and file backup software in most of the versions, both able to be scheduled. Additionally, there is also an included utility to create a restore CD.

Yes, yes, all of these can be had by excellent third party apps but it is enlightening to see MS finally come around and include more required OS-type utilities with the OS itself.

edit: Woah, my response here was to a completely different post, one questioning the need to upgrade from XP to Win7. Either the mods or the OP significantly changed the original post. Normally I am not that obtuse when replying.

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Novice Question, folks...
 
If I have already encrypted my data with BitLocker or some other encryption software, will that render ransomware ineffective?  Or, does it mean my already-encrypted data just gets another layer of encryption (i.e., double-encrypted)?  

Answer:Ransomware vs BitLocker (or any other encryption s/w)

Hi there,If your data is already encrypted then a crypto ransomware would just add its own encryption over the data, making it double encrypted as you said.

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I am having a hard time trying to figure out what encryption method and cypher strength is used on my Bitlocker to go encrypted portable hard drive.

I understand the settings for Bitlocker are configured in the Group Policy Editor but besides that is there any way to see what level of encryption your portable drive has.

When I encrypted this drive, I left the Group Policy settings default when encrpyting the drive which means the drive was supposedly encrypted using 128-bit with diffuser.

This would come in handy when trying to prove to someone that the device is infact encrypted with either 128-bit or 256-bit.

Answer:Bitlocker To Go Encryption Level

Hello Doc, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If the computer does not have Group Policy included to look at, then you can edit (right click on REG file and click on Edit) the REG file downloads in OPTION TWO of the tutorial below, then check the registry and compare it to the REG file downloads to see how it set. By default, it is set to 128-bit with diffuser in Windows 7.

BitLocker Drive Encryption - Change Encryption Method and Cipher Strength

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi, I have a problem on my laptop. My office laptop is encrypted using Bitlocker as part of our firm's security over our machines and data stored therein. 
One Saturday, I opened my laptop when it got hibernated last friday night after work. At startup, it ask for my password, I entered it but it showed: "Too many PIN attempts". 
I dont know why and how it happened as I did not change my laptops for the last 3 months since it was issued to me. Since its a weekend, I asked some of our IT personnel having their rest days on how to resolve this, they taught to search for the recovery key
in their database using the identifier provided by bitlocker. I found the files recovery keys but no one matched the identifier showed on my laptop's screen (that cant be accessed).
My question is, what if the recovery keys of my laptop cannot be located anymore, are there ways possible where I can still log-in again losing my files? thanks.

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