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Malware affecting admin account rights

Q: Malware affecting admin account rights

Hi guys Ran into an unwanted download today I believe a page on http www tomshardware com has done it I noticed the change right away The resulting admin affecting rights account Malware behavior was the confirmation pop-ups that the UAC usually gives a user with certain clicks Afterwards I noticed programs in the software list One was visicom s antiphishing domain advisor and the other one was the SPAM free toolbar Google reveals many links about illegitimacy I ran MBytes and got this log Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Trial www malwarebytes orgDatabase version v Windows Vista Service Pack x NTFSInternet Explorer mike MIKE-PC administrator Protection Enabled PMmbam-log- - - - - txtScan type Full scanScan options enabled Memory Startup Registry File System Heuristics Extra Heuristics Shuriken PUP PUMScan options Malware affecting admin account rights disabled P PObjects scanned Time elapsed hour s minute s second s Memory Processes Detected No malicious items detected Memory Modules Detected No malicious items detected Registry Keys Detected No malicious items detected Registry Values Detected No malicious items detected Registry Data Items Detected No malicious items detected Folders Detected No malicious items detected Files Detected C Users mike Mike s Files Programs AVI media player AVIMediaPlayerSetup exe Adware RKN - gt Quarantined and deleted successfully end I also have internet filtering software on my machine and it shows system tray popup immediately after win boot that shows quot visicon antiphishing com quot blocked Other stuff that may be relevant AVG icon is in the sys tray but security center says it s off If I try to turn it on via security center I get the quot insufficient user rights quot error in the image that s attached setup exe stops working when i try to uninstall an external VGA card software UAC dialogs keep appearing regardless of whether it s on or off per security center msconfig - launching quot disable UAC quot results in a DOS window w lines gt quot cannot find specified path quot gt quot operation completed successfully when clicking the quot turn UAC on or off quot link in the CP the final dialog that has the checkbox in it won t appear I get a flash on the screen and the window fails to appear Same thing happens when I try to click any links in quot user account quot section of CP that has a security center icon next to it cannot add user accounts etc Windows defender is now turned on whereas I don t believe it was before because the update downloader wasn t working Things I ve done so far to fix the issue Restored machine to days ago before the install of my external VGA card for monitor Ran MBytes Spybot The UAC was apparently turned off via the msconfig attempt so not getting popups anymore but account rights are still blocked with certain CP clicks Not sure where to go from here Any suggestions guys Also anyone know what I d be looking at worse case scenario Re-format the disk Re-install win thanks guys

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A:How to unlock USB ports without admin password?

Sorry, we will not assist in circumventing such security features, especially when the machine belongs to someone else.
 

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2.) More than 1 PCI-E slot. (There's only one on this motherboard.)

But my main question is:
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(Compatibility issues etc.)

Also any motherboard recommendations (under 200). As I'm planning on upgrading my computer to a gaming rig.

Any replies would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:What do I need to take into account when upgrading my motherboard?

Not quite understanding you. Are you wanting to keep all other parts and just upgrade mobo, ram and gpu?:

It sounds to me like you are wanting to build an entire new system. If so, give us a budget and what should be included (monitor, windows etc.).
 

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A:Do routers get viruses or malware?

vegasgmc said:





This only happens with ebay. I called them about it and they knew nothing but a web search shows this is a very common problem on the east coast with people using Verizon.Click to expand...

Then its not an issue with you specifically.

Take this as I'm thinking out loud as I don't know for sure. The virus would need to overwrite the router's firmware and be specific to each model they infect. A BIOS or Firmware virus would be a non-productive effort in creating them.
 

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A:CPU being overused for no reason. Already tested malware free too.

Okay some new observations. With a room temp of 12 C my CPU idles at 45 C. Mobo is seeing 25 C during this. Also just watching the CPU usage through speed fan for a couple of hours I noticed that it likes to dance between 2% - 5% constantly. Occasionally spike to 30% or 50%. Also, it can't hand DC universe at all. Through CPU-Z The processor seems to be acting normal. It runs at half power when it's not being used much and jumps to normal speed. That might explain a little bit of spikage, but it's performance overall doesn't make sense. It shouldn't be jumping so high when I start DC online.
 

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A:Hosting several sites on one account

that's all up to the hosting site policies - - don't hold your breath.

the Apache2 web server does this with <VirtualHost: ipaddress:80>
see http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/vhosts/
 

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A:Ok, unwanted signal... I think it's some kind of malware that's installed. Anybody?

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A:OS will not change audio settings, maybe malware?

See if this helps Reference Guides to Help Setup and Troubleshoot Windows Audio and Sound Cards
 

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A:HP Mini admin password unknown

You need to talk to HP, after changing the registered ownership, and may need a document about the fate of the previous owner. You may have to send it to a certified HP service center with a formal notice of change of ownership included.
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A:Rapidshare Premium Account

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A:Will upgrading the bios firmware on a Latitude D630 delete the bios admin password?

What?

Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try ) http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic109612-109.html#post747024

Awfully strange!

A bios update can't remove passwords. As You Must Know

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A:Malware Wiping MBR or Boot record on OS drive

viri are covered in the security forum
 

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this computer is an compaq 6730B
S/n : CNU8466GNS
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Thank you
 

A:HP 6730B bios admin password problem

hi,
I asked for the same problem in this forum but my threat was deleted with the suggestion to read the Forum FAQs.
I read them but I didn't find why they did it. So I want repeat the question adding it to the yours one:

HP CompaQ nx9005
hash code [ 15656]
I need the system password

I wrote and I just wrote again at the hp forum about it whitout any help, and the hp chat doesn't start because of a bag (I'm not the only one having this problem).

I read all messages of the reference topic about the same problem (as suggested) but I didn't find my needs.
I think I will have to ask about it a lot of time. Hope to find someone who can help me.
thanks
 

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A:Cascading routers - how to access admin features from one to the other?

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A:Administrator account problam

Microsoft's Windows XP Professional Repair Install step by step
http://www.windowsxpprofessional.windowsreinstall.com/sp2sp3installxpcdrepair/indexfullpage.htm

Microsoft's Windows XP Home Repair Install step by step
http://www.windowsxphome.windowsreinstall.com/sp2sp3installxpcdrepair/indexfullpage.htm

Vista Repair:
http://www.windowsreinstall.com/winvista/index.htm (index page)
http://vistahomepremium.windowsreinstall.com/repairstartup/repairstartup.htm (guide)

Or use UBCD to back up your data and re-install clean
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A:Admin Password

If you are the registered owner of the laptop you are probably better off contacting Dell support.
 

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A:New 4870 X2s run hot - RivaTuner Needs Admin Clearance to run?

100C would melt/damage the CPU quickly. Get a better 3rd party cooler
 

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Your answer may be found in this thread HERE Pages 10/11/12 maybe the interesting part for you.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:Flash Drives and Malware

They can all hold Virus/Malware
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A:Dell Latitude110L admin password

Your brother may ask DELL for master password to unlock the computer.




maxpaynemafia said:



hello the dell of my brother is blocked with an administrator password, I will to know if it is possible to regulate this problem

the model is dell latitude 110L, the service tag is #204FM1J-595B

who could help me please ??

if someone can help me,contact me

thanks guys and good luckClick to expand...


 

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A:Administrative Rights on Dell Laptop---help!

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot

Well
this can be tricky but do-able.
Check This Link
or This Link

G'Luck & safe travel
 

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A:Country Specific Voltage affecting Hard Drive

HardDrives are universal
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Any Internal Hard Drive will do, or purchase the correct power adaptor for your Ext. HDD

Also I've requested your (exact same) other thread to be removed
 

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A:Voltage Switch Affecting Computer Bootup :S!

congrats - you fried your system.
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Hi heres hoping you can help me.

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I also have a desktop (wired to the router) which is also running fine.

The problem is that I cannot log into the router wirelessly as Admin on 192.168.0.1
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I get to the login screen to input password but when pressing enter the login box just re-appears with the password field blank again.
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(note: I have changed my laptop recently from HP to Dell, I was able to access the router wirelessly as Admin to perform maintenance with the HP model)


Any ideas ?
 

A:Cannot connect to wireless router as admin wirelessly

Are all the settings correct for the wireless laptop.
encryption method WEP, WPA, WPA2
passwords

Does the router even see this new laptop?
Do you still have the older laptop?
Check to see if the DELL firewall is disabled under Windows, make sure it off.
Try opening up a session: ping 192.168.0.1
Does the laptop get IP by DHCP,

ipconfig /release wait.... ipconfig /renew wait... try it again does work then
try static IP then do ipconfig /flushdns and ipconfig /registerdns

If all still doesn't work try..
re-joining the wireless router
disconnect using the wireless in range method on the laptop
reconnect but remove the password then re-do it then click on connect see if the wireless laptop can connect.
If it does reboot the laptop and login with your login ID password
Now open the browser and see if you can get into your router
Make sure you do not have any spyware or popup blocker active..
 

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This cpu is 7 yrs old.

So far no luck fixing this one or my Toshiba and have both been reduced to eeprom reset as only viable option.


TY,

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A:Cant find EEprom on Dell Inspiron 8100 (admin bios pw)

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U will have to do, a chip reset.
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I'm assuming this is a windows password we're talking about here, and that you're running XP. If it is asking you for a BIOS password (black screen, white text), then you're probably screwed, unless there is a BIOS reset jumper within easy reach. If not, have fun opening the entire laptop to find it.

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Hi

Your right in your assumption, it takes many attempts to short the chip correctly, but it can be done,

Email paragon33 at the address found on my site, he is an expert at these, you could also take a look at this site here.

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A:How do I copy existing admin user account to normal user account

I would
> Create the new profile with admin privileges
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Yahoo email filters are poor; they only support the model:
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fyi: Thunderbird is my favorite email software
 

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[email address removed]
 

A:Problem with administrator account on Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit

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A:Do I have malware? - Panther (in blue letters)

$Windows.-BT are backups left after Windows upgrade. Folders in blue font are compressed folders.
More info: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/delete-windows-old-folder/

Moving this to Windows forum.
 

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A:Does Windows need more than one Anti-Malware program?

Windows Defender is a useless tool so you can safely disable it.

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How big is the boot hard drive?
 

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A:Lost Admin Privileges

The prompt for Admin during installs is actually a good thing (that is the UAC and you REALLY want it to prompt) BUT you can almost always use any log in the Administrators Group

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*must* add password to it

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A:Software won't run unless under admin account

make the other accounts admin. or install software for all the users.

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Here have used a program that runs various portable apps from a flash stick.
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A:What is malware?

Hi,

Ad-aware is essentially an anti-spyware program that you can use to conduct scans and clean your system. Yes, AVG and SpyBot are decent, run-of-the-mill programs.

PS. It wouldn't hurt to type proper grammar and spell correctly in here.

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Check this out:

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wow, that was perhaps the most helpful and informative response that i've ever gotten on this board, thanks a bunch Rick.

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A:Divxcodecpack.com having malware?

Guess you wanted to be sure you got a reply 'cause you're all over the internet with this!

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see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Password_strength
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32040?hl=en

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