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  1. F

    can't access certain files

    I'm using Windows XP Home. Mozilla Firefox. I'm unable to access files in My Documents, and I can't even get Control Panel in order to do a System Restore. I can get online OK, but can't work offline. Each time I switch off, the PC installs 4 updates. It seems odd to have 4 updates each time...
  2. Goku

    CastleCops Shutdown

    It is with great regret that I must inform you that the legendary security site CastleCops is now no more. Here is what you get when you try to visit the site. The news comes as a real blow to me as CastleCops was one of the best security advisory sites ever made. It even used to be a...
  3. U

    Help - wuauclt.exe encountered a problem and needs to close

    just started gettin this error wuault.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close can anyone help cheers
  4. S

    What Happened to Scanner&Camera Wizard?

    Goku, in another thread, was trying to help me with my non-functioning Scanner&Camera Wizard. He set me up with the "fix camera wizard". I ran that and still could not find the wizard. I'm starting this new thread because the other had become populated with too many issues. I then started...
  5. A

    Can anyone help?

    Am using Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0 and have over 1 month left on my subscription but am today am getting "Database is obsolete" and will not let me update - the update gets to 21%, quickly jumps to 100% and then still says obsolete and asks me to update?!?! I have ran ATF Cleaner...
  6. B

    connection trouble

    hey, so, I'm staying at my Grandma's for a few weeks. I turn on the pc this morning, it says that a system file has been corrupted. I decide (knowing very little about computers), to just re-install XP Media Center Version 05 and start a-fresh. Now, my Grandma's pc used to give me a lot...
  7. M

    PLEASE HELP! Navigation Problem

    I'm operating a wireless mouse that works fine on my desktop, and everywhere else within my pc. But when I'm in my browser, every time I click on the navigation bar, the page goes back to the home page. for instance, if Im at my home page, i type ebay in the navigation bar, it navigates to...
  8. F

    I've lost options to view control panel

    I'm using Windows XP Home and I have previously viewed Control Panel in Classic View and Category view. I seem to have lost the option to view both and Control Panel just comes up in Category View(I think-lots of icons on a white background).:eek:
  9. S

    A Malware Discussion

    Typically, a Trojan Horse does not come alone. As such, I recommend you also download, update, and run complete scans with MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpyware.
  10. L

    about my local disk

    it seems i somehow lost access to it. when i double click on it, it asks me to choose in the list of programs to open it. how can i regain access to it??help me plz
  11. GreyCell1988

    Possibly got Malware

    Getting some popups randomly coming up, can you guys pls have a wee look at my Log? Thanks =) Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 22:15:46, on 23/07/2008 Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000) Boot mode: Normal Running...
  12. D

    Completely screwed up pc

    Hi My internet is just completely screwed up, I have super anti spyware installed (free version) Malwarebytes (free) installed Avast Antivirus also. Basically I cant really do anything on the net, cant search google,yahoo or log into my email, have millions of pop ups even though I have all...
  13. Goku

    My HijackThis Log

    Well, it seems that I have got infected. Yesterday, during my scheduled scan in Avira, it found a Trojan but was unable to remove it for some reason. I tried again on boot but Avira was still unable to remove it. The file shows in the log too. I cannot download anything unless its a *.zip...
  14. A

    Yahoo Mail Problem

    I think this is an OS problem but im not 100% sure. Basically as i type, my pc opens up Yahoo Mail in a new browser window, it seems it is random keys that cause this, as I have pressed each key one at a time and it never results in the same key popping up Yahoo Mail. Its getting very...