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February 4th, 2010, 08:19 PM
Just as an update ( i hate open ended posts)...
I changed his password, scoured his system, updated all his stuff, etc. It now seems to be working fine. He is now getting his emails and they are...
February 2nd, 2010, 02:14 PM
Thanks for the info. I have changed his password (his previous one was password if you can belive it.) He insists that he had not deleted anything. I checked his acct and nothing seems out of the...
February 1st, 2010, 05:39 PM
Nihil, I found another of your posts with a link to hijackthis.de
great website...everything came back as safe.
maybe he messed around with the settings and his email, or spyware, or etc. is set...
February 1st, 2010, 01:45 PM
Not sure if this is the best place to post but if not i am sure you will let me know.
My father-in-law opened up his email (earthlink) the other day to find his entire inbox deleted. He called...
February 25th, 2009, 07:04 PM
Going from bad to worse. Finally got back to this computer. Someone turned it off and now it will not even boot. It keeps restarting right after the Windows Xp screen. They are just going to buy...
February 21st, 2009, 03:23 PM
Yes i have a copy of the install disk. I ran:
This is the first time i have run this program. Is something supposed to happen afterward? It ran but i did not see any change or...
February 20th, 2009, 11:46 AM
I need some guidance. Here is the story:
Win XP 'puter
missing the explorer.exe file due to ....??? It was causing me to only see the wallpaper at startup. NO icons, NO task bar. This was...
February 19th, 2009, 10:37 PM
It has been fixed.
For some reason, the explorer.exe file was missing. I loaded one from a working 'puter and BAM!. I have the desktop back. WOW you should have seen the updates that...
February 15th, 2009, 03:16 PM
The only thing new that i know of that was done to the box prior to this issue was the SP2 download. There are two computers in the house on the same wireless system. The other computer had the...
February 13th, 2009, 09:18 PM
your right, it did not work.
i will try to get a hold of XP install CD and go from there.
My thanks to all who have tried to help resolve. I will keep everyone updated.
February 13th, 2009, 06:29 PM
HJT - all entries deleted based on suggestions herein.
Cannot find C:\I389 (or I386)
Cannot find control panel through task manager or manually searching c: drive.
kellys-korner tweak also...
February 13th, 2009, 02:56 PM
sorry forgot an 's' - www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm look for Number 195.
It is a Dell. I will try your suggestions regarding the properties.
as far as the sfc /scannow - they cannot...
February 13th, 2009, 12:52 AM
I also found this as a possible solution. before i try it i would like to get your opinions.
February 13th, 2009, 12:30 AM
i will try the indirect route: C:\windows\system32\control.exe
This does not work:
Thanks for the info from HJT. I will get rid of...
February 12th, 2009, 09:51 PM
This is the error message when trying to validate windows.
"The product key could not be updated on your computer. This may be due to technical difficulties or network connectivity. "
February 12th, 2009, 09:33 PM
It does have the COA sticker. I followed the link and entered the hash code. It would not take. Something wrong with the server or something. it said to try again later.
It is as service...
February 12th, 2009, 04:19 PM
I figured as much about the system recovery disk.
Linenoise - yes all users get the blank blue screen. I will check your suggestions and see what happens.
February 12th, 2009, 11:32 AM
Yep - even tried the admin acct. still nothing
explorer.exe does nothing when i try it. unfortunately, we cannot find the install disk.
You think I could burn a recovery disk at...
February 12th, 2009, 02:39 AM
Not sure about the homeland security build. but i doubt it. according to the owner, it has been working fine until this week.
I will run hijack this on it and see what i find. i will keep you...
February 12th, 2009, 01:15 AM
Yes. I can run the task manager and run new tasks. But i did try to run internet explorer and it would not connect to the internet. But i only did it once. i can try it again tomorrow. I am not at...
February 12th, 2009, 12:59 AM
Alright, I am at a loss.
Here is the issue:
Turn on 'puter
Watch Windows page load (stare at blue scroll do its thing).
Select appropiate user and enter respective password.
February 28th, 2004, 06:51 AM
We have a really nice warning page that pops up on the screen when you have tried to access something not exactly "business" related. I have figured out that it is name and content based. Certain...
February 26th, 2004, 07:03 AM
Actually, all this (previous posts) was prompted by my email aco**** auto-sending several emails to the same 6-8 people with the same content. Some of which was over a year old. After the great...
February 26th, 2004, 06:36 AM
your tao is much appreciated. :)
I was along the same pattern of thought.
February 26th, 2004, 06:24 AM
I was passing on the wonderful aspects of this great website when discussions at work started up about email. A co-worker sent me the following. I am not sure if it holds water and wanted to get...