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    3200+ AMD Athlon, 1.5 GB RAM, Radeon 9550 video w/32 Video Ram, 160GB HD, DVD=/- r/w, CDROM, OS- WinXP, Audigy SB
  1. Just ran PC MATIC for the first time last night- initial scan for free. Bought the program. Fixed the problems. Fixed problems took about 2 1/2 hours. I am now running the PC MATIC scan again today. Computer was shut down after the initial scan and fix process. I ran the 2nd scan on a clean boot after the computer being off all night. This scan is taking HOURS to do (after two hours, it is only halfway through). It is taking a long time in the high risk malware section of the scan. Is this normal? The first scan was so fast, but this time, it is taking FOREVER. It is not hanging up or anything, just going through each file painfully slowly as compared to the initial scan which was pretty fast. I am running CA antivirus- is there something I am supposed to do with that when I run PC MATIC? It worked fine the first time, however. Why this time is it taking SO LONG? Is it because the updated files are causing a deeper cleaning than the free scan is?
  2. Hi, I am writing from someone else's computer today- I had some really bad video problems so I never got to do what you asked me to do before. Then my DH boss got in a very serious car accident, so I was not able to disassemble my computer to reseat the video card yet. I plan to do it quickly, and apologize for the long silence. I just could not see well enough to type online!!!!
  3. Video is too bad to do anything today. Will try again later. This time it was not clearing up at all. Due to the heat and emergencies with our water, I have not had a chance to reseat my graphics card, which I also plan to do really soon. I just need some time to do it where I am not bothered. I will let you know what I get through with your instructions. Thanks!
  4. I still use spybot, Adaware for spyware (and have scanned and cleaned with a few others lately too). Also, I still have the ETrust Antivirus running as well- I just removed the suite and reinstalled the AV separately. As for firewall- until I get this mess straightened up, I am not putting in another firewall just yet. However, I might try Zone Alarm or something, just not sure yet. And I did immunize with Spybot too already not too long ago. The only thing I ditched was the Firewall, antispam and anti spyware from CA that came together in the suite that I had installed before the problems started.
  5. Panda results Incident Status Location Spyware:Cookie/2o7 Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt Spyware:Cookie/BurstNet Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt Spyware:Cookie/Com.com Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt Spyware:Cookie/BurstBeacon Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt Spyware:Cookie/Zedo Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\[email protected][2].txt Spyware:Application/PRScheduler Not disinfected C:\HijackThis May 06\backups\backup-20060523-194003-792-PowerReg Scheduler.exe Spyware:spyware/web3000 Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\hh.ico Dialer:dialer.bny Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\pcconfig.dat
  6. That is a good idea. I will try that next. Sometimes cellphones do the same thing and taking out the Sim Card and the battery will reset it all- I forgot about that. Thanks! I will try almost ANYTHING to get this straightened out!
  7. I am scanning with Panda now. Sorry it took a while, but the few times that I tried to get on the computer, the video was so bad that I could not see to type. I have de-installed the video driver completely using ATI uninstaller program (I have a radeon 9550 card) and then installed the newest driver, which happens to be a lot worse. I do know that MS updates to XP have been raising havoc with some people's video drivers. Unfortunately, I seem to be one of them and no one will help me from either place- MS or ATI. Anyway, I will post the Panda scan when it is done. This is so upsetting.
  8. Does anyone have any ideas at all? Should I switch to another forum? I have scanned with every single malware scanner known to computers just about and nothing is showing up. This is clearly a conflict with the video driver. I have deinstalled and installed every version of the video driver that I can find and they are all doing the same thing. Could one of the MS updates have lauched this problem? I never had a problem until a few weeks ago and the only changes made were the security suite from CAssoc. and MS updates. I have removed the security suite and even restored to BEFORE the installation of it, and nothing changed. The video driver is still messed up.
  9. Sorry it took so long to come back, my video went AWOL pretty badly yesterday so I kept testing it to see what patterns were happening. Today, I did not open Outlook Express at all and my computer video has been perfect. I plan on trying to open it after I am all done and see what happens. I will try to follow your instructions either tonight or tomorrow, assuming that I can see all right to do it! What I want to know is if anyone is aware of the last update Microsoft has done to Outlook Express. I have a suspicion that a windows XP update to outlook express might be what set this problem off. Anyway, I will be back hopefully with more information for you. BTW, I thank you for your clear and patient explanations. You are delightful to work with and I appreciate you taking the time to help me. I will be using this information to clean up another person's computer that has similar problems too, so I have taken copious notes. I will be back soon! Thanks again for all of your help.
  10. I am very frustrated= I put in the updated video drivers for my card and the problem is worse than ever. I can not take this anymore. It blinks on and off- and has a lot of small vertical lines- like looking through a screen door. There has to be something eating at this system. *sob* :help: :help: :help: :help:
  11. SOrry, I did not see that button- I am very fried from working on this for days on end. :crash: I thought I posted the log. I will go get it- be right back. Okay, here it is. (I also ran a new pit test in the tech express area if that helps any) --------------------------- Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 8:27:15 PM, on 5/23/2006 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\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Tablet.exe C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\VetMsg.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE C:\WINDOWS\zHotkey.exe C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTHELPER.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\ATIDtct.EXE C:\Creative\SBAudigy2\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe C:\Creative\SBAudigy2\DVDAudio\CTDVDDet.EXE C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\caissdt.exe C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVTray.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVRID.exe C:\QuickTime\qttask.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe C:\Program Files\Nova Development\Greeting Card Factory Deluxe\ReminderApp.exe C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\RemCtrl\ATIRW.exe C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe C:\Program Files\BigFix\BigFix.exe C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\WTablet\TabUserW.exe C:\My Corkboard\CORK.EXE C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe C:\HijackThis May 06\HijackThis.exe R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://my.myway.com/ O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Companion BHO - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_5_7_0.dll O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\SPYBOT~2\SDHelper.dll O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Companion - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_5_7_0.dll O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [soundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nForce Tray Options] sstray.exe /r O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CHotkey] zHotkey.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RemoteControl] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe" O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sunKistEM] C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTHelper] CTHELPER.EXE O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATIPTA] C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ATI DeviceDetect] C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\ATIDtct.EXE O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTSysVol] C:\Creative\SBAudigy2\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe /r O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTDVDDET] C:\Creative\SBAudigy2\DVDAudio\CTDVDDet.EXE O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [sBDrvDet] C:\Program Files\Creative\SB Drive Det\SBDrvDet.exe /r O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iSUSPM Startup] C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\UPDATE~1\ISUSPM.exe -startup O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iSUSScheduler] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe" -start O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [inCD] C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CaISSDT] "C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\caissdt.exe" O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CaAvTray] "C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVTray.exe" O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CAVRID] "C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\CAVRID.exe" O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCPitstop Optimize Registration Reminder] C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Optimize\Reminder.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ReminderApp] C:\Program Files\Nova Development\Greeting Card Factory Deluxe\ReminderApp.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [unlockerAssistant] "C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe" O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ATI Remote Control] C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\RemCtrl\ATIRW.exe O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NBJ] "C:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero BackItUp\nbj.exe" O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background O4 - Startup: AMI-Up2Date.lnk = C:\Program Files\Alchemy Mindworks\Up2Date\AMI-up2date.exe O4 - Startup: MyCorkboard.lnk = C:\My Corkboard\CORK.EXE O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\reader_sl.exe O4 - Global Startup: BigFix.lnk = C:\Program Files\BigFix\BigFix.exe O4 - Global Startup: HP Digital Imaging Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe O4 - Global Startup: Notify Check.lnk = C:\Program Files\Lewe\NotifyPlus\Notify.exe O4 - Global Startup: TabUserW.exe.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\system32\WTablet\TabUserW.exe O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\msjava.dll O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\msjava.dll O9 - Extra button: ATI TV - {44226DFF-747E-4edc-B30C-78752E50CD0C} - C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\tv\EXPLBAR.DLL O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Shdocvw.dll O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe O16 - DPF: ppctlcab - http://ppupdates.ca.com/downloads/scanner/ppctlcab.cab O16 - DPF: {01010E00-5E80-11D8-9E86-0007E96C65AE} (SupportSoft SmartIssue) - http://www.symantec.com/techsupp/asa/ctrl/tgctlsi.cab O16 - DPF: {01012101-5E80-11D8-9E86-0007E96C65AE} (SupportSoft Script Runner Class) - http://www.symantec.com/techsupp/asa/ctrl/tgctlsr.cab O16 - DPF: {0246ECA8-996F-11D1-BE2F-00A0C9037DFE} (TDServer Control) - http://www.truedoc.com/activex/tdserver.cab O16 - DPF: {0A5FD7C5-A45C-49FC-ADB5-9952547D5715} (Creative Software AutoUpdate) - http://www.creative.com/su/ocx/15009/CTSUEng.cab O16 - DPF: {0E5F0222-96B9-11D3-8997-00104BD12D94} (PCPitstop Utility) - http://www.pcpitstop.com/pcpitstop/PCPitStop.CAB O16 - DPF: {2FC9A21E-2069-4E47-8235-36318989DB13} (PPSDKActiveXScanner.MainScreen) - http://ppupdates.ca.com/downloads/scanner/axscanner.cab O16 - DPF: {5AA5A569-F96F-4628-A528-8B3698F558BB} (HS_live Control) - http://install.homestead.com/~site/Install...ive/HS_live.cab O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdat...b?1148246050625 O16 - DPF: {9B03C5F1-F5AB-47EE-937D-A8EDA626F876} (Anonymizer Anti-Spyware Scanner) - http://download.zonelabs.com/bin/promotion...ctor/WebAAS.cab O16 - DPF: {9B17FE0E-51F2-4692-8B32-8EFB805FC0E7} (HPObjectInstaller Class) - http://h30155.www3.hp.com/ediags/gs/instal...edsolutions.cab O16 - DPF: {B1826A9F-4AA0-4510-BA77-9013E74E4B9B} - http://www.trendmicro.com/spyware-scan/as4web.cab O16 - DPF: {B49C4597-8721-4789-9250-315DFBD9F525} (IWinAmpActiveX Class) - http://cdn.digitalcity.com/radio/ampx/ampx2.6.1.11_en_dl.cab O16 - DPF: {CE28D5D2-60CF-4C7D-9FE8-0F47A3308078} (ActiveDataInfo Class) - http://www.symantec.com/techsupp/asa/ctrl/SymAData.cab O16 - DPF: {E8F628B5-259A-4734-97EE-BA914D7BE941} (Driver Agent ActiveX Control) - http://driveragent.com/files/driveragent.cab O16 - DPF: {EB387D2F-E27B-4D36-979E-847D1036C65D} (QDiagHUpdateObj Class) - http://h30043.www3.hp.com/hpdj/en/check/qdiagh.cab?326 O16 - DPF: {F6ACF75C-C32C-447B-9BEF-46B766368D29} (Creative Software AutoUpdate Support Package) - http://www.creative.com/su/ocx/15009/CTPID.cab O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe O23 - Service: ATI Smart - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ati2sgag.exe O23 - Service: CAISafe - Computer Associates International, Inc. - C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\ISafe.exe O23 - Service: Creative Service for CDROM Access - Creative Technology Ltd - C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe O23 - Service: ewido security suite control - ewido networks - C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe O23 - Service: InCD Helper (InCDsrv) - Nero AG - C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe O23 - Service: TabletService - Wacom Technology, Corp. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Tablet.exe O23 - Service: VET Message Service (VETMSGNT) - Computer Associates International, Inc. - C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\eTrust EZ Antivirus\VetMsg.exe O23 - Service: X10 Device Network Service (x10nets) - Unknown owner - C:\PROGRA~1\ATIMUL~1\RemCtrl\x10nets.exe (file missing)
  12. Unlocker did the trick- that file is gone! THANKS!
  13. I have run another techexpress pit test since Sunday so the results are better than before. My main concern right now is why the video seems to garble up after a cold boot and can last for up to 6 minutes and then go back to normal. It seems to be set off as soon as I visit outlook express. The first problem that I had which told me that the administrator would not let me use that program (when no one else is on here but me) also was trippped by the Outlook Express. I thought that the CA firewall or anti spam program was causing it so I took them out. Now it has stablized itself to a pattern whereas before it was erratic and more random. It is behaving like malware instead of just a video problem (I reinstalled the video drivers several times)
  14. Well, I guess you must have missed it. Here is the link http://pcpitstop.invisionzone.com/index.php?showtopic=117826
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