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Windows 7: IE 8 lost all cookies when comp froze, normal? Restor Q

17 Feb 2010   #11

Win 7 pro 64
 
 

When I open task scheduler, it says taskBackgroundconfigsurveyor: the task image is corrupt or has been tampered with. Not sure if thats not helping the situation, it lets me into the task scheduler program after I click okay though and I can change settings at will.

I have increased the size...deleted all previous and then created one...will reboot and report back.

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17 Feb 2010   #12

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Hope you come back with good news. I really believe that it was the size of the partition.
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17 Feb 2010   #13

Win 7 pro 64
 
 

No dice....its not keeping the restore saved, and its got 90+ gigs now to use. Hmmph....Im really wondering if I dont have some kind of worm that Norton is not finding preventing me from backing up. Any other ideas?
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17 Feb 2010   #14

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

It may be malware. Download an use malwarebytes. If you give me a sec. I will get the link. This software will find any problems and it is free.

Here you go.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

Another suggestion that has worked in the past with problem restore points is to turn system restore off and the boot up. I usually warn the poster that all points will be lost, but not really a concern here.

Just so you know, we are a long way from the end of the suggetions. We will get this to work.
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17 Feb 2010   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

Mate, IE8 is a pray to Virus-God, You should get Firefox, Opera or Google Chrome
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17 Feb 2010   #16

Win 7 pro 64
 
 

Rich...check PM...no reason to clog this thread up anymore since its a restore problem and the IE part is fixed, lol.
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