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Re: [NTO] Need some help, please

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  • dave
    Hi Have you tried deleteing the contents of the cookie folder and the temperory internet files and then doing a control/alt/delete ,you should see a list of
    Message 1 of 6 , May 30, 2006
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      Hi
      Have you tried deleteing the contents of the cookie folder and the temperory
      internet files and then doing a control/alt/delete ,you should see a list of
      whats running and see if there is anything you do not recognise.
      THANKYOU DAVE M

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Mordechai" <airflow@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 7:01 AM
      Subject: Re: [NTO] Need some help, please


      > Hello and thanks,
      > Well, as Mr. Jeff Scism adviced on his answer, I ran an online virus chk,
      > and after about 4.5 hours (three large disks) it reported 2 adware
      > infected
      > files, which by the way they 'sit' there for quit a while so I do not
      > think
      > they did it.
      > Then I ran my "Webroot SpySweeper" no findings, and finaly I ran my
      > Anti-Trojan - no findings.
      > Now I'm going to download that "hijack" program and see what this will
      > find
      > (??).
      > Funny, but I would be satisfied if there were findings, so there are tools
      > to fight them, but right now as it looks, it will be more difficult and
      > maybe I'll have to do some re-installations.
      > Thanks again
      > Mordechai
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "sisterscape" <sisterscape@...>
      > To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2006 2:12 AM
      > Subject: Re: [NTO] Need some help, please
      >
      >
      >> Sounds like some spyware or malware. First run Spybot and AdAware.
      >> Then scan with HijackThis <http://www.hijackthis.de/> and post the file
      >> it generates on one of their forums. I've never had to do this but I've
      >> heard from others that they have gotten excellent advice by doing that.
      >> Good luck. sisterscape
      >>
      >> --- Mordechai <airflow@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> > Hello,
      >> > While being at my PC doing something (I am not quit sure but I think
      >> > it was connected to the Internet), I clicked on some program's
      >> > shortcut to start it, when suddenly I got an error message on the
      >> > screen, it was so fast and sudden I even could not read it, and
      >> > windows informed me it starts a shut-down sequence.
      >> > The shut-down was very quick (not the normal as I know it).
      >> > After some seconds I pressed the start button and the PC started its
      >> > boot sequence, but something was wrong - some programs which has to
      >> > start with the boot did not start.
      >> > This time I made a reboot and no better results(oh yes, it was my
      >> > logon and my profil).
      >> > Now I made a "Restore" to the nearest restore point and everything
      >> > was back to normal, to be sure, I made a new restore point myself.
      >> > After a while I had to make a reboot and again it was as described
      >> > above, I restored to the new-made restore point but it was wrong
      >> > again.
      >> > This time I started to reconfigure those programs which have to start
      >> > with the reboot, the first one was the "Norton Antivirus" , the
      >> > auto-protect was "off" (dont know why), I tried to change it to "on"
      >> > but it refused to change.
      >> > I made a restore to the same point as above and again everything was
      >> > normal.
      >> > Now I wonder why the new restore point (which I made while everything
      >> > was OK), did not keep the normal situation, and in a day or two I am
      >> > going to loose that "good" restore point.
      >> > I ran a virus check (very updated) and no findings.
      >> > All hardware, control-panel etc. is OK.
      >> >
      >> > OS is win xp pro+sp1.
      >> >
      >> > This is my story, any idea will be wellcome.
      >> > Thanks in advance.
      >> > Mordechai
      >> > airflow@...
      >> >
      >>
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