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Hello...im new to this forum. and yes i know there are soo many threads with not booting up computer, but i cant find the info i need. alright heres what happened. I bought a new cpu cooling fan to replaces the stock one. i removed the side panel, then forgot …
by hedgehog88 in Hardware ()
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Hi all, I have been getting a lot of trojans lately which is pissing me off. Does anyone know if the folder called Application data located in C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\GridSoftDupe needs to be on the computer. In that bloody Grid Soft folder there was a trojan & I see …
by ep2002 36 in Information Security ()
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heres my log Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0 Scan saved at 21:13:10, on 14/07/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\NISUM.EXE C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Apps\ActivBoard\nhksrv.exe C:\Program Files\Norton Internet …
by Chintz in Information Security ()
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hello there... My brother has asked me to ask you this question on his behalf as he isn't subscribed to daniweb ok down to the boiling point... my brother is running xp professional on a new pc (i built for him) over the last two or three days my brother …
by JANINE 33 in Hardware ()
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Hi all Plz help me i can't get rid of from hotoffers i tried everything but it still appears. Programs that i used HiJackThis Ad-Aware Pocket Killbox Spywarevansiher Cleanmngr And some stupid question in one thread i have read says use Killbox and delete the file C:\WINDOWS\System32\systr.dll but i couldn't …
by summon in Information Security ()
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Hi all! Hope you can help. I was tiring to clean out my friends system that was running slow after a year of Internet. He had Norton 2003 on his system and like many people, didn't realize that he needed to subscribe to keep his machine protected. With that, I …
by rabbitrob in Microsoft Windows ()
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I have a netgear wireless router and is/was working fine with a win xp pro desktop and a laptop. For some reason, I had to re-install win xp on my desktop. After that I am not able to get a internet connection on my desktop. However my (wireless) laptop is …
by saraffa in Networking ()
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To start off with I have run Adaware, Trendmicro, Norton, And looked up lots, Below is my HJT file. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated, Ihave fought this all night long and am ready to wipe out the drive and start over, after 6 yrs as a tech …
by Smokem in Information Security ()
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Before scanning with Hijack This i scanned with trendmicro and adaware here is the logfile; help would be greatly appreciated my computer has become quite slow. Thanks. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 3:15:18 AM, on 7/11/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) …
by shmay in Information Security ()
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On Win XP Pro, all of the Desktop Icons suddenly disappeared. Now I when I drag an Shortcut to the Desktop, it won't stick.
by Edrown04 in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hi, Please could someone help me, I have something nasty in my PC. Every time I click send/receive on outlook, I get hundreds of un-delivered emails, its driving me round the bend. I have check with AVG, Aluria, CWS, Beta 1 and HJT. Is there anything in this log or …
by moraira73 in Information Security ()
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hi, im underclocking my como because i leave it overnight to run small programs, downloading primarily. well i decided to underclock it since i dont need the ghz and all. and im thinking that underclocking will lessen the temp on the cpu, well it did by 9 celcius. im jsut …
by ian_tec234 in Hardware ()
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I have these annoying Aurora pop-ups. Please, advise what to do - I'll follow the steps exactly! Thank you :) Here is the HJT log with all windows and systray applications closed: Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 4:50:25 PM, on 7/9/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: …
by saintlos in Information Security ()
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Crunchie.... I hope you're out there! I seem to have been caught. Here's a log from l2mfix and I'll post the next message with one from HJT. Thanks in advance!
by helpmerhonda in Information Security ()
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I have this dll in my windows\system32 directory. I can't find it on the net using any of the major search engines. It has been reported as being infected with a virus by Microworld AntiVirus &amp; Spyware Toolkit Utility from <a href="" rel="nofollow"></a> No OTHER antivirus tool I have used …
by Reljoy in Information Security ()
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Ok Im a newbie but with searching for help for my problem I came across this forum..thank god! I seem to be having the same problem as everyone else with these popups. I did try and get rid of this but with mine I notice that when you end the …
by Jessykah in Information Security ()
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I used to use Windows ME, but recently refomatted my hard drive and installed Windows XP Pro. I have already installed SP2 (and Norton Internet Security 2004). However I noticed that my primary hard drive, which is a 20 GB drive, is shown as only having a 7.82 GB capacity …
by DivisionByZero in Microsoft Windows ()
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Just got this software from snap media called beyond tv version 3.53. Setup was no problem, but there seems to be a 3 sec delay on steaming video voice and video in sync, but video is delay by 3 sec a real pain if you have to do any kind …
by djrivera1 in Hardware ()
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Hello, I just recently got Highjackthis and was wondering if someone could help me in what I should do in regards to this log. :o Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0 Scan saved at 11:41:18 AM, on 7/9/2004 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: …
by Fiendforeva in Information Security ()
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Hello, AVG pops up now and then saying "Virus detected, GPSRESL.exe, trojan Dialer.18.c". I have also lost the "appearance tab" from the display properties on the desktop. Also IE links to explicit websites occasionally for no reason. I've run the AVG scan a few times but it doesn't detect anything. …
by casiofraction in Information Security ()
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i cannot get the Aurora pop ups of my computer, please help here are the log files from hijackthis Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 4:03:28 PM, on 7/7/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe …
by erts678 in Information Security ()
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Hi guys, I've been hijacked (like thousands of others it seems) by aurora. I've managed to rid myself of the dreaded DrPmon.dll and various other nasties but Adaware still picks up 21 references to VX2. I can delete these registry entries in normal mode through regedit but they reappear when …
by trydor in Information Security ()
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Hi All I am new, so I will do my best to explain my situation. I am not sure if it is a Windows Issue or Spyware issue. Maybe someone will know? I am running on a wireless network, no obvious network problems. Am also running NortonIS, SpybotS&amp;D and Spyware …
by cdr in Microsoft Windows ()
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Hello, Please excuse any mistakes I make, this is my first time posting here. If I forget to list any necessary information, just let me know and I'll get it up ASAP. :rolleyes: Thanks! As you can tell by the title, my comp has been infected with at least Nail.exe …
by kentuckycat in Information Security ()
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New guy ....hello all....and thanks for the help I am about to get! Plagued with Aurora, Drpmon and MHTMLRedir problems :mad: .....here's my Hijackthis scan....first time user of the scan and forums.....welcome the advice/tips Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 2:23:33 PM, on 7/6/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT …
by jd51edwin in Information Security ()
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ok just a discussion tell me in your opinion who is better for graphics at this time is ATI better or NVIDIA? EXAMPLE; whos better to use for the next gen games like quake 4 or call of duty 2 all posts will be read and appreciated cheers guys for …
by webbo in Hardware ()
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I'm in a lot of trouble now. My neighbor's PC was acting really really slow, couldn't open this and that and AV had conflict, etc. So I volunteered myself to be Mr. Fix-it and took the PC home, wiped the drive, and starting to reinstall everything. After installing a known …
by Mr. M in Hardware ()
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hi guys. got a problem with norton. lady openen an email with an attachment and hey presto! norton disabled. eventually found and deleted the virus (wiwshost.exe - trojan.tooso.j) by scanning her harddrive with my pc. ran one of those tools from symantec as well, but it found nothing. now i'm …
by Easter Bunny in Information Security ()
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I have some problems with Aurora and Drpmon.dll, and I can't seem to remove it with ad-aware. Here is my Hijack This log: Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 12:26:37 PM, on 7/5/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe …
by WatermelonX in Information Security ()
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I was hoping someone could help me out. I've been getting tons of Aurora pop-ups. I ran Ad Aware SE which seems to keep detecting things as fast as it quarantines and deletes. Ad Aware was also indicating it was detecting drpmon.dll - I could really use some help. Log …
by Kevin392 in Information Security ()
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