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Interesting problem with Windows user security

Q: Interesting problem with Windows user security

This is problem Windows security with user Interesting sort of a weird problem that I imagine someone has encountered before My wife s computer at work might have been damaged in a flood water heater broke But the PC was off Interesting problem with Windows user security and the hard drive in the PC tower never got wet So I popped the hard drive out and brought it home I installed this hard drive as a slave in my home PC and XP recognized it immediately My plan was to backup all the data put the drive back in to her work PC and try turning it on That way if a short causes everything to crash and burn I still have her data on my home PC I am afraid to turn the work PC on until I have backed up the data Now on to the problem At my wife s work she had numerous users on it so the important documents were stored under the password protected quot My Documents quot folder for the owner of that PC This folder is obviously actually under the quot Documents and Settings Owner quot directory under root When I try to view the contents of this directory from my PC I keep getting the message quot Access denied quot I can t seem to figure out how to override the security from her original computer Do I need to modify the registry settings on her drive to remove any security on that directory Thanks for any help Some additional details - My PC has installed my wife s drive as F - I tried creating the same name account with owner privileges on my PC so for example if the owner on the original flooded PC was named quot Stacy quot I created a quot Stacy quot account with owner privileges on my PC but this didn t seem to help - I tried setting up my wife s drive as the primary and removed my original drive After setting it up in the BIOS I still couldn t get my PC to boot even in safe mode nbsp

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I've a problem with my optical drive. After finalizing the disk during burning when it is again inserted it is just throwing out the disk without reading the contents in it. But it is reading the disks which were previously written using the same optical drive.Those disks which are thrown out when inserted into another optical drive of another system it is reading them.
I'm not able to find solution for this. Someone please help me out.

A:Interesting problem with optical drive in windows 7

Please fill out your System Specs under User CP on the forums.

One other thing is your optical drive IDE or Sata ?
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I have had this harddrive for about months now Here is the Newegg link http www newegg com Product Product aspx Item N E When I got the drive I made it my primary because my old one is IDE I put a fresh copy of Windows HD on Windows Install Recurring Problem Interesting with XP on it and was good to go everything was fine About a month and a half ago it started having a weird locking up problem Programs would take a long time to load and would lock up every few seconds I restarted the computer thinking it would fix it and then I couldn t get back into Windows It would get to the loading screen with the green bars going across and would keep doing that for what seemed like forever I had thought the harddrive crapped out or something so I booted into Windows on my alternate drive and was still able to access the main drive perfectly Nothing was corrupt and I was able to move all the files I wanted to the alternate drive On this previous problem I had attempted to boot into safe mode and tried everything I could to get into Windows It would let me in in Safe Mode but it was so unbearably slow that I just said screw it and reformated the drive and fresh installed a new XP After that the drive had some quirks on the first reformat so I did it Interesting Recurring Problem with Windows Install on HD again and all was well The drive was working perfectly with no lock ups freezes or slow windows loading Well like I said that was a month and a half ago Yesterday the same problem came back I didn t immediately recognize the problem and thought I needed to restart Same problem with Windows sticking at load and just going through the loop over and over So I boot up the alternate and of course it works fine I can access everything So this time I am attempting to fix the problem instead of just reformatting over it because it is just going to come back I ran a full chkdsk which took about hours last night When it completed I attempted to boot into Windows I figured I would load it up and leave it to see what happens because I never really let it load longer than about minutes before I went to watch TV for about minutes and when I got back it was in Windows Now I have these issues where I have to start Firefox times before it works like normal When I initiate it I have to kill it in task manager then start it again then kill it again then start it again and it works fine When I open Firefox the first time it acts like it locks up the system I can t open anything however Windows explorer works fine I can open the start menu get to the quick launch task bar and open things on the side bar however if I attempt to open anything it takes about seconds until it reacts and something opens This only happens when I open Firefox for the first time When I open Task Manager and look at the system resources it isn t taking up an unusual amount My CPU isn t spiked anywhere and my RAM usage is fine It is the strangest thing My initial thought was it was the harddrive unless it has a very specific problem with a certain area of the Windows I don t know how it could be at this point I did a full defrag which ended in fragments in the page file but really nothing else It could be the RAM but that doesn t explain Windows running perfectly fine off the alternate drive I ve done a full Malware Bytes scan on both drives and it came back completely clean This problem has me completely stumped I would love to say it is hardware because that is an easy fix but all of the testing I have done says it s not unless there is a problem I don t know about None of it makes sense and I greatly appreciate any effort at attempting to read through this and figuring out a solution nbsp

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at about 15 computers I performed monthly patch update + UAC set to the default (was off) + installed Foolish Premium.

Unfortunately for me, the two stations have become the following previously unseen problems:

1) often spontaneously switches numlock (I solved by Numlocker utility)

2) Turn off and turn on the computer 2x happened to me that Windows starts up "Troubleshooting startup and automatic system recovery",
dialogue can be canceled and shut down the system completely and normally booting.

3) sometime lose network shortcuts on desktop (I turned off Automatic troubleshooter for "maintenance" shortcut)

The logs do not contain anything interesting ... No virus by AVG and other online virus scanners (Eset ...)

Anybody got a tip what could it cause? I note that the same configuration on more than 15 additional machines were completed without problems.

Thanks for the tips ...
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Hi peoples
For security purposes is it safer to use the on screen keyboard in windows when logging into sites using your password etc.
For instance do keyloggers pickup this or is it hidden.
Just a curious question?

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It would help if you have a hardware keylogger but I don't think it would help if you had a much more common software keylogger.
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http camtech net Pages SpySites Program html This program I read about it and used it puts some Security Tool Interesting quot dangerous quot sites like IE SPYAD at Internet Explorer s Restricted Zone and it has some features for better handling them quot SpySites Help SpySites includes a database Interesting Security Tool of over known Spy Sleaze sites and guides you through the simple process of including them in Internet Explorer s Restricted Zone to prevent them from performing intrusive acts on your PC The Restricted Sites zone in Internet Explorer contains a list of sites that must follow very strict rules By setting the policies for the Restricted sites zone to a very high level of security you can be assured that any web sites added to the Restricted sites zone cannot do certain things which could compromise your privacy and security such as installing and or running ActiveX controls Java applets JavaScript Cookies Download and installation of Desktop items Use of email address as anonymous FTP password Hijacking your Home page and or Search page Installing their quot Sleazeware quot without your knowledge By adding sites to the Restricted sites zone you will prevent them from intruding on your Interesting Security Tool privacy and possibly taking over your PC Those annoying popups may still appear but their ability to set Cookies or perform other Interesting Security Tool actions on your Computer will be blocked SpySites does not block popups only their ability to act I consider this database to be just the tip of the iceberg and will be constantly updating the file as I find new sites If you d like to help and report a site to add click here I will add it at the next update and include your name in the credits if you choose so as I have with this release Worst Offender s List These sites in my opinion are the worst of the sites in the database They all perform some or all of these actions and I would stay away from them completely ActiveX controls Java applets JavaScript Cookies Download and installation of Desktop items Use of email address as anonymous FTP password Hijacking your Home page and or Search page Installing their quot Sleazeware quot without your knowledge Clicking the quot Add All to Restricted quot will add all of them at once to the Restricted Zone saving you adding one at a time quot nbsp

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Looks nice.

This, in combination with a Hosts file should go a long way towards making surfing the web a more pleasurable, and safer, experience.
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Hi everyone,

I found an interesting test of security products at the following link, just scroll down about 1/4 of the page for a chart that compares products...

The link above has some other interesting articles & info.

Here is a link to a more in depth article & information related to the test results...


A:Interesting test of top security products

without getting into a big discussion or argument here, his test methods are fatally flawed & consequently his results

You cannot use a VM to test the effectiveness of antiviruses

Many of his conclusions are seriously in error
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I have problem with a user on a network of computers. He manages to avoid some of the equipment FortiGate settings and certain restrictions. Since it uses different methods, although the user has only user rights, I would like to implement a secondary measure blocking the user with some restrictions I have a FortiGate machine which provides internet within the network computers and I want to introduce a system (Windows / Linux with some software restriction) between the firewall and the user by restricting certain things (Facebookm yahoo, cloud) restrictions for this user. Any suggestion is welcome....

A:Security problem with user

MIght be off topic.  If your network is in a business environment, and the user is surfing the net while he should be working, the powers that be in the organization may want to implement the ultimate filter and terminate his employment.
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I'm Update Account Problem Security after User having a very strange problem with my user account on Vista Home Premium after I just installed the latest security update Microsoft Security Bulletin MS - My computer restarted after User Account Problem after Security Update installing and when it came User Account Problem after Security Update back up and I logged in it acted as if it was the first time I had ever logged in default desktop background program settings completely reset and my graphics drivers seem a bit wonky It seems as if it has quot forgotten quot about my old User Account Problem after Security Update user account If I go to C Users MyName there's still all my old data there but the data for the account I'm logged into despite the fact that it claims it's the quot MyName quot account is being read from C Users TEMP Also if I log out and try to log back into the quot MyName quot account it says quot User services could not log in quot or something to that effect and goes back to the login screen Then I can't log back in until I restart the computer completely Does anyone have any idea how I could point Windows in the right direction and get my old user settings back This is really frustrating and I couldn't find anything about it on the Windows support site Thanks

A:User Account Problem after Security Update

Okay, kind of getting somewhere. When I log on in Safe Mode there's a pop-up bubble on log-in that says "Your user profile was not loaded correctly! You have been logged on with a temporary profile." I've checked the Event Viewer and under the error entry for the log-on attempts it says:
"Windows cannot log you on because your profile cannot be loaded. Check that you are connected to the network, and that your network is functioning correctly.

DETAIL - The system cannot find the file specified. "

Which is strange because I'm not logging in over a network or anything like that. It would seem like my user account is corrupted. Does anyone know how I can fix this? I would really rather not have to re-install Vista.
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Good evening from Graz,

i have quite a strange problem on my personal pc since the last few days. I cannot login to my useraccount(which has a transparent picture at the logon screen since a few days).
I have just one workarround: if i login with my adminaccount and logoff, the userpicture of my privateaccount appears again and the login is possible.

What could this problem be related to?

Nico Müller

A:Solved: Windows 7 User Account Problem(Transparent User Picture)

Good morning,

solved it. Disabled the admin account, and removed the pw of my useraccount.
Kind a strange problem indeed, but seems to be solved.

Thanks anyway,
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I know that I have a virus on my computer I do not know what it is but I have run Mbam and it says that nothing is infected I did have an infection but I got rid computer on interesting an find and infection interesting of most of it and now I cannot find the loose hairs that are still messing with my computer While I was going through my computer seeing what had been added interesting infection and an interesting find on computer I came across something interesting I came across a file that had been downloaded to my hard drive along with the virus interesting infection and an interesting find on computer I read through the file and it was kind of like a guide for what was on my computer I found some of the files it say were harming my computer and interesting infection and an interesting find on computer I deleted them I am still having issues with the start up of my computer outside of safe mode and I was wondering if anyone could help me I will also post the file that I found Advertising com Threat quot Tracking cookie or cookie of tracking site quot Description quot I won t call a saved IP in combination with a log of visited web pages anonymous quot Avenue A Inc Threat quot Tracking cookie or cookie of tracking site quot Description quot They say they no longer do tracking quot ClickFinders Threat Tracking cookie or cookie of tracking siteDescription Their cookie itself is a tracking cookie CoreMetrics Enliven Threat Tracking cookie or cookie of tracking siteDescription A unique number and the IP would be enough for me to call it tracking but to also save search terms is even worse HitBox Bluemountain Threat Tracking cookie or cookie of tracking siteDescription Adbureau Threat Tracking cookie or cookie of tracking site AllInOneTelcom HotA Threat DialerDescription Above URLs are an example for a company that is using that dialer VLoading Threat Security threat InterFun Threat DialerDescription Upon clicking enter a window is opened saying opening website while in the background the connection is made TTW Threat DialerDescription To activate by phone per call and per minute ActiveX install RatedXXX Threat DialerDescription Dialer for New Zealand also international calls to NZ also hijacker of IE start page Huysuzseks Threat DialerDescription Dialer for Australia Austria Belgium Germany Greece Italy Netherlands Spain Switzerland Turkey UK US MoneyTree Description Page installs multiple dialers Adds itself to the list of trusted publishers Could be a Central dialer because its certificate contains reference to Central Threat Dialer IBS Threat DialerDescription The targeted dialer product is advertised in spam mail Mail tells reader that Claudia would commit suicide if the user doesn t dial in UnderageHost Threat Browser hijackerDescription Silently sets itself as IE start- and search pages furthermore done by a file on every system start and adds some favourites Anyone visiting the site that installs it is sick SuperSexPass Threat Unverified Browser hijackerDescription Redirects MSN search for URLs that could not be resolved Amircivil Threat MalwareDescription DeskMate Tahni Threat TrojanDescription This trojan horse adds itself to systemstart and connects without user consent to the internet It also downloads other trojan horses and malware like Zlob SurfSideKick Smitfraud-C CastGen Threat TrojanDescription This trojan horse downloads other malware and trojans like ClimaxBucks InternetOptimizer Avenue Media and Media-Motor without user consent Win Downloader Wzip Threat TrojanDescription This trojan horse poses as Winzip and adds itself as such in the systemstart It also downloads other malware like ClientMn and Win Downloader Autodialer Threat DialerDescription The dialer builds up an expensive connection to a german provider without informing the user about the fees Axis Threat DialerDescription The dialer builds up an expensive connection to a german provider without informing the user about the fees BD Internet Billing T... Read more

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I would also like to add that my browser has been getting jacked too. When I search on Yahoo I get redirected to other websites.
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Fully up to date Vista Home Premium 32bit.

I lock computer by pressing WinKey+L or just wait few minutes and it start screensaver and lock itself. The problem exists ONLY when screen saver is running (tried third party screensavers and ones that were built in by Microsoft - no difference).

If ScreenSaver is running and I physically press turn off button on system unit, my computer exit screensaver, bring applications that are running to the front of screen, and lets me to work with them while Vista attempt to shut computer off. To make the matter worse, it almost always bring dialog about waiting for some applications more time or cancel shut down attempt. If I cancel it - i get full access to previously locked session without entering user name or password....
Could it be that this problem just my system specific?(not likely)

A:Security problem: gaining full Vista access without entering password or user name

Could someone reproduce it?
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Hi I am a brand name asking password pop up 7 user security for Solved: Windows and new joinee of the Tech Guy website and really need some help from the experts out there The problem is as follows I attempt to connect to my wireless broadband connection but when i click connect a windows security pop up arrives stating that I need to provide a username and password for Network authentication I Solved: Windows 7 security pop up asking for user name and password dont have these nor do I believe that I have ever included these perviously This action has only recently appeared and I cannot bypass it Solved: Windows 7 security pop up asking for user name and password I have other computers linked to the same wifi connection and these are operating just fine the problem computer runs Windows and is the only one with Win So at least I know that it is not the internet connection itself Maybe not of any importance but this problem only occurred after the unit ran out of battery power and has not been able to access my broadband service since the subsequent recharge I have visited Win Network centre on the computer to attempt to establish the problem it recognises I have one and been through all the troubleshooting options but no resolution Any assistance would greatly appreciated Some info of the computer if useful Dell xps running Win Home of course Thanks Nigel nbsp

A:Solved: Windows 7 security pop up asking for user name and password

possibly nothing more than you are not running as administrator, you say its the only one with windows 7-this needs administrator for all sorts of actions
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Vista problem with sky mail. I have set up the account and as far as I can tell all is correct, however when I try to retrieve mail a window pops up titled Windows Security and it requires a user name and password. I have tried all combinations but no luck. BT internet emails work fine by not sky.
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While I was modifying the security privileges in windows to delete certain files I somehow managed to set my entire c drive privileges to block Users Now Even though i have administrator access I can not access any data on the main hard drive In fact windows itself can not open and run some of its most basic functions I tried using the cmd command prompt icacls to fix the issue but this failed and no matter how many times tried to change the permissions for anything on the c drive it resulted in quot access denied quot I do not Windows nightmare. security user privilege have a restore point in windows to go back to nor do I have a back up disk to reinstall windows I have absolutly no clue what to do The drive is so blocked Im not even able to run most of the basic startup programs many of the programs that modify settings in the control panel dont even work Like Windows user security privilege nightmare. changing the system local or creating and modifying users

A:Windows user security privilege nightmare.


I would highly recommend that you create a restore point before making changes to a file, folder, drive, or registry key permission [COLOR=#3485bd !important][COLOR=#3485bd !important]settings[/COLOR]. This way if you make a mistake and lock (access denied) yourself out of the item, you will be able to do a system restore at boot and select the restore point to undo the mistake. Be sure to not deny permissions to or remove your user account for the file, folder, drive, or registry key. Doing so could prevent you from having access to the item.
Be sure to not deny permissions to the Everyone group for the file, folder, drive, or registry key. This will also include your user account.
Be sure to not deny permissions to or remove TrustedInstaller, LOCAL SERVICE, RESTRICTED, SERVICE, or SYSTEM if listed. Doing so will prevent Windows 7 from having access, and will cause Windows 7 to not run properly afterwards.

Hehe silly me i wish id not done this. heh i guess im screwed. Seeing as I didnt affect the administrators portion or the portion with my account name directly on it I should still be able to access my hard drive. Id call this a glitch or a problem with the software but still my idiot mistake. Problem is I dont have windows to reload onto my computer.
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I fell for the Windows Security Virus but immediately checked it out once I was able to access Can't user after Accounts access Windows 7 Virus Security the Internet and realized what I had done I downloaded and ran SpyHunter which seemed to remove it from my admin account but my other user accounts aren't working I have since run a full system scan with Microsoft Security Essentials and SpyHunter but no virus or malware is showing I can actually log on to the accounts but all I get is the spinning circle I am not able to open any programs shut down restart etc The only thing I'm able to do is click on Switch User and when I do the monitor goes right to sleep and I can't wake it up The only way I'm able to get back to my account is to do a manual shut down and then restart I also created a new user account and the same thing happens The new user account is an admin account and the others are standard accounts The only Can't access user Accounts after Windows 7 Security Virus account I'm able to access without any problem is my admin account Do I still have the virus or did it change something Appreciate your help

A:Can't access user Accounts after Windows 7 Security Virus

Let's try this..Reboot into Safe Mode with NetworkingHow to start Windows 7 in Safe ModeIt is possible that the infection you are trying to remove will not allow you to download files on the infected computer. If this is the case, then you will need to download the files requested in this guide on another computer and then transfer them to the infected computer. You can transfer the files via a CD/DVD, external drive, or USB flash drive.Please download Rkill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below (if one of them does not work try another...) and save it to your desktop:•Link 1•Link 2•Link 3•Link 4•In order for Rkill to run properly you must disable your anti-malware software. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.•Double-click on Rkill. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)?Note: You may have to run Rkill a few times before it is successful. You may also have to download Rkill from a different link which will save it as a different file name.•A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed.•An Rkill.log will appear. Please copy and paste the contents in your reply (file also located at c:\rkill.log)•Do not reboot your computer after running Rkill as the malware programs will start again. If your computer reboots, run Rkill again before continuing on to the next step.•If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next reply.Please Download TDSSkiller Launch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive)Do not change the default options on scan results.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Important!! When you save the mbam-setup file, rename it to something random (such as 123abc.exe) before beginning the download.Double-click on the renamed file to install, then follow these instructionsfor doing a Quick Scan in normal mode.Don't forget to check for database definition updates through the program's interface (preferable method) before scanning.If you cannot update Malwarebytes or use the Internet to download any files to the infected computer, manually update the database by following the instructions in FAQ Section A: 4. IssuesMalwarebytes may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.After completing the scan, a log report will open in Notepad.The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab .Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows the database version and your operating system.Exit Malwarebytes when done.Note: If Malwarebytes encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally will prevent Malwarebytes from removing all the malware.-- Some types of malware will target Malwarebytes and other security tools to keep them from running properly. If that's the case, use Malwarebytes Chameleon and follow the onscreen instructions. The Chameleon folder can be accessed by opening the program folder for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (normally C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware or C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware).
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Is a standard user account really necessary for tight security for the home user or will a well secured administrator account be sufficient?
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By Mary Jo Foley.

It?s been a while since Microsoft has shared any new information about its free antimalware offering, Microsoft Security Essentials (codenamed ?Morro?). But the Softies are quietly setting the stage for the product, which is slated to launch before the end of the year.
A quick refresher: MSE is the replacement for Windows Live OneCare and a superset of Windows Defender. Microsoft officials have said it is meant for consumers who are unwilling or unable to pay for security software. A number of Microsoft watchers are expecting the final version of MSE to debut in October, given that it is meant to work on XP, Vista and Windows 7 ? and Windows 7 launches on October 22. More than 400,000 testers have downloaded the test version of MSE, according to Microsoft.

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A:Microsoft Security Essentials or Forefront: Which should a Windows user choose?

Its performance is what counts, and I'd probably go with a commercial app anyway.
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A:Solved: Interesting Hardware problem (Nvidia graphics problem possibly due to RAM)

It was a faulty video card.
User replaced it under its warranty.
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If anyone could point me in the right direction, I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks in advance!!

Here's a screenshot of what I'm seeing.

A:Windows Security Alert Blocking my User Files Desktop Folder


First nice desktop, I have the Amalfi Coast on mine

In any event, start with an antivirus scan

Then download and run malewarebytes.
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A:Here's an interesting problem

Go to Start, All programs, accessories, system tools and disk defragmenter. Right click on the icon and choose properties. Under Target, you should see: %SystemRoot%\system32\dfrg.msc
If you have the shortcut on your desktop or elsewhere, follow the same procedure. If you have anything other than above, that is your answer and you may copy %SystemRoot%\system32\dfrg.msc and paste it in the target then click apply. Should work if that's the case.
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A:Interesting problem

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled. Also make sure that Display the contents of System Folders' is checked. Windows XP's search feature is a little different. When you click on 'All files and folders' on the left pane, click on the 'More advanced options' at the bottom. Make sure that Search system folders, Search hidden files and folders, and Search subfolders are checked.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

Download WinsockFix and unzip it. Then double-click on it to run it.

Please download Ad-aware SE and install it if you don't have it already. Make sure it's the newest version and check for any updates before running it. Also go here to get the plug-in for fixing VX2 variants. To run this tool, go into Ad-aware->Add-ons and select VX2 Cleaner. Then click Run Tool and OK to start it. If it's clean, it will say Status System Clean. Otherwise, you will have to click on the Clean button to remove the VX2 infection. Also make sure to customize the settings in Ad-aware for better scan results. Run the scan and fix everything that it finds.

Reboot into Safe Mode (hit F8 key until menu shows up). Make sure to close any open browsers. Go into HijackThis->Config->Misc. Tools->Open process manager. Select the following and click Kill process for each one if they are still listed (they shouldn't be - but double check it):

C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe

Uninstall the following via the Add/Remove Panel (Start->(Settings)->Control Panel->Add/Remove Programs) if they exist:

Viewpoint (all apps)

WeatherBug - it's adware. If you didn't install this yourself, uninstall it. If you did install it yourself, you may keep it and ignore any fixes/deletions listed below.

WildTangent - This is an online gaming package that is installed by a number of third party applications and even OEMs, ISPs and AIM. The games aspect of this is really rather cool. The being installed without you asking for it isn't cool at all. They collect information about you and your usage. We recommend uninstalling it.

Run a scan in HijackThis. Check each of the following and hit 'Fix checked' (after checking them) if they still exist (make sure not to miss any):

O2 - BHO: Viewpoint Toolbar BHO - {A7327C09-B521-4EDB-8509-7D2660C9EC98} - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBarBHO.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Viewpoint Toolbar - {F8AD5AA5-D966-4667-9DAF-2561D68B2012} - C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBar.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WildTangent CDA] RUNDLL32.exe "C:\Program Files\WildTangent\Apps\CDA\cdaEngine0400.dll",cdaEngineMain
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ViewMgr] C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Weather] C:\PROGRA~1\AWS\WEATHE~1\Weather.exe 1
O4 - Startup: PowerReg SchedulerV2.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Viewpoint Search - res://C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Toolbar\ViewBar.dll/CXTSEARCH.HTML... Read more
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A:Interesting Problem

You have some interesting "situations" Doc. I have 2 laptops, one with built in and one with a "card". No antenna sticking up, but a card sticking out none the less. IMO, the wireless card is going the way of the Doh doh. (is that right??)
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A:need help with SW5-012 - interesting problem

You may have to resort to a "raw to ntfs converter". Try googling those term for examples. Jack E/NJ
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A:Interesting problem

Sounds like you may have enabled the hidden(may not even exist) steady state feature.
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A:Interesting problem... please help...

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A:Interesting ram problem

Might want to check part #'s as you cannot just mix and match RDRAM.
If any of the dimm's are not filled, memory error beep.Click to expand...

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A:Interesting Problem, Need Help!

in the run box type
sfc /scsnnow
and press enter

found this post
got this fix from microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support

1. In My Computer, click the Tools menu -> Folder Options.
2. On the View tab, make sure to check the option "Hide extensions for
known file types".
3. Click OK.
4. Click the Start menu -> Run. Type "%windir%\inf" (Without quotation
marks) in the Open field. Click OK.
5. Locate and select the file "sr.inf". Right-click it and then click

worked great system restore is back on if anybody else has the same problem try it
thats for the help
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A:This is quite an interesting problem..

Did you add the hard replacing the primary one? Or you added it as a slave?

*edit: please learn to be more concise with the quote feature*
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A:Here is an interesting problem I have

While In safe mode back up any critical data and try to reinstall....
It sounds like your mobo over heated....
Nasty thing to happen....
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A:An Interesting Problem

Try unplugging wires from your PC one at a time... ethernet, sounds cables (Not headphones obviously) and just go down it till the sound stops.
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A:Interesting Mup.Sys problem

Oh and this is Service Pack 3 for Windows XP Home edition
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A:Interesting problem

hello favorite person

the lower the signal, the more likely your computer will lose connection

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A:Windows Vista Home Security 2012 Malware to 'other user' only option at login

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DownloadFSS Checkmark all the boxesClick on "Scan".Please copy and paste the log to your reply.
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A:Interesting USB device problem...

Hi with your usb devices plugged in please use this and see if it can show which one may be causing the issue View any installed/connected USB device on your system
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What version of Windows 7 (Starter, Home Premium, etc.) on your computer and on the media center computer?

Are the problem PCs able to join the new Homegroup if they are connected by ethernet?
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download, update and run these . . they will take out most spyware . . let us know if there is no improvement.

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Many scheduled tasks start when the computer is idle, including self-diagnosis and repair. Check your task scheduler--you may want to reschedule some of the tasks for idle periods, or turn them off, if not needed. Be sure to enable the view for hidden tasks under the View menu.
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A:interesting motherboard or ram problem

motherboard:gigabyte 965pds3
ram:1gb 800mhz veritech ram * 4Click to expand...

The Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 motherboard in your computer has 4 slots and supports a maximum of 8 GB(2 GB X 4) of RAM.

It uses 240-pin DDR2 PC2-6400(DDR2-800 MHz), 1.8 volt, CL=6, unbuffered, non-ECC modules.


If your computer is running a 32-bit version of Windows, it doesn't need more than 4 GB of RAM.

If it currently has 4 - 1 GB DDR2-800 MHz modules in it, that's all it needs.


If none of those modules are damaged and they're fully seated in their slots, you shouldn't be having an issue with them.

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A:IE + Vista = interesting problem ...

Ty this -

Boot-up innto SAFEMODE w/Netwoking and try there.


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A:Interesting problem need thoughts please

Hi Titancom,

You don't say if it's a laptop or desktop - But if its a desktop have you checked the RTC battery. Have seen some strange things over the years with batteries which are loose or almost failing.

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A:Interesting TCPIP problem

What were you doing or attempting to do when this happened? Details son, we require details.
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A:Kinda Interesting Problem


If somehow the last/only admin account has been deleted when you boot into safe mode it should boot to the administrator account.

if this is unsuccessful there are other methods, some available on the web, which I cannot discuss on the forum due to the security implications.
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A:Very interesting partition problem

To start 24 gigs isnt much for will grow after the install{the winsx folder}this happens from time to time after driver installs or new hardware.
make it 30 gigs.
Boot the vista dvd and install that way...dont try to install while booted into 7.

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A:An interesting hardware problem

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A:Interesting Hotmail Problem. Please Help.

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Please move hijackthis to the root of C:\ and NOT in a temp folder!!

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run ad-aware SE with VX2 add-on cleaner, Spybot Search & Destroy (with updated database) and CWShredder as these programs will clean a lot of the crap out first. All links to programs are in my signature. Ok..on to the log?..

Go to My Computer->Tools->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure that the System Files and Folders are showing/visible also. Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore.

Reboot into Safe Mode (hit F8 key until menu shows up). Make sure to close any open browsers. Open add/remove programs and remove MessengerPlus3

MessengerPlus3 - Considered spyware/adware my most security sites in the way it collects info and use it!

Check and fix the following in HijackThis if they still exist (make sure you do not miss an entry)

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,SearchAssistant =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,CustomizeSearch = res://C:\PROGRA~1\Toolbar\toolbar.dll/sa
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00000010-6F7D-442C-93E3-4A4827C2E4C8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: C:\WINDOWS\lbbho.dll - {5C27A9CA-8B48-4AC7-8B15-B8E2273085B0} - C:\WINDOWS\lbbho.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {E706CB4A-6C46-9B3B-148E-8BB7955D6A5B} - C:\DOCUME~1\SHAVNEET\APPLIC~1\SKIPCL~1\Ooze Iso.exe
O3 - Toolbar: Searchfst Class - {000277A3-7D84-406a-9799-D12A81594693} - C:\WINDOWS\srchfst.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MessengerPlus3] c:\program files\messenger plus! 3\msgplus.exe
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - (no file)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - (no file)
O16 - DPF: {1C78AB3F-A857-482E-80C0-3A1E5238A565} -
O16 - DPF: {99802379-7362-40E2-9D28-8A3B9AF880B7} -

Delete the following Files/Folders in RED (delete folders if no filename is specified or they are RED) according to their directory (If you can't find a search for them?make sure you have search hidden files, folders, sub directorys..ect enabled if it applys to your OS)

c:\program files\messenger plus! 3\msgplus.exe

Once done reboot into Normal Mode and post a new HijackThis log file to confirm what was removed and if it's clean or not. Once your clean you can enable system restore again.
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A:Interesting install problem

Yes there is a way to do this as described in this thread the other day, which the OP was able to complete successfully: From Home To Prof. using media disk
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Attaced is a sample of what I want to do.

I want an inventory sheet that I can select how many items I want, the formula selects that cheapest vendors price and then the items are sent to the ordering form per vendor.

The Problem!

I want the order form not to show blank lines. I want the items to drop in without these spaces.

can anyone help?

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You can try turning off plug and play in Services then uninstalling the keyboard and rebooting then directing the install for the found new hardware to standard HID device keyboard.
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why not uninstall then reinstall the fax software

run a virus/spy scan before reinstalling

post back
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Sheet 2 and 3 are individual vendor order forms. e.g. office max and staples.

Sheet one looks like this:
Inventory vendor1 vendor2 best price best vendor
batteries9v $2 $1.5 $1.5 vendor2
Envelopes $5 $10 $5 vendor1

I need to find the formula to tell the info to import the batteries9v to drop into the vendor2 order sheet and the envelopes to drop into the vendor1 order sheet.

Ok..this I can do!...BUT, how do I say: IF vendor2 is the best price, show batteries9v in row 1 on the vendor2 order sheet, IF it is not vendor2, then look for the next line down and keep searching down till you get vendor2.

Is this clear or not? Anyway can someone help please.

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A:Interesting Problem with ATI software

thats one of the reason why i choose nVidia!
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