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Windows 7: Weird windows 7 error

30 Mar 2013   #1
Ascendents

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 
Weird windows 7 error

Hey all everytime i restart my computer or shutdown then power up if i check the event viewer i keep getting this error

- The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
ofvpmj

I've searched about it and i can't find anything if anyone can help that would be most appreciated

here is the XML Details from event viewer

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}" EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">7026</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x8080000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-03-30T22:14:30.733618400Z" />
<EventRecordID>84133</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="692" ThreadID="696" />
<Channel>System</Channel>
<Computer>David-PC</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
- <EventData>
<Data Name="param1">ofvpmj</Data>
</EventData>
</Event>


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30 Mar 2013   #2
gregrocker

 

It will be one of the 3rd party Startups listed in msconfig>Startup or >Services (after Hiding all MS Services).

You can google each to study them, turn them off one at a time to discover which it is, or you can just go ahead and disable all of them except your AV, any sync, gadgets/stickies you use. Win7 doesn't need anything in the list starting up and most are freeloaders or spying on you anyway.

Besides establishing a Clean Boot there are other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 here to check over your system thoroughly.
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30 Mar 2013   #3
Ascendents

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 

Thanks for the quick reply now that i'm looking at it the error started the day after i installed comodo firewall so i can probably guarantee the comodo firewall is the cause because i've had everything else in startup forever
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30 Mar 2013   #4
gregrocker

 

I would not use the Comodo firewall as we've seen problems with it before here. What works best for performance is the Win7 firewall with Microsoft Security Essentials.

I see Jacee is here so you can direct any security concerns to her in our Security forum as she is one of the top Security experts anywhere.
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30 Mar 2013   #5
Ascendents

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 

Alright i will uninstall the comodo firewall but i use the avast free antivirus i prefer it over Microsoft security essentials
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30 Mar 2013   #6
gregrocker

 

Many here use and like Avast. I'd be sure to do a Custom install of it so you leave out the gadget and web crapware.
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30 Mar 2013   #7
Ascendents

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64
 
 

i already have avast installed but i removed the comodo firewall restarted enabled windows firewall and restarted again and i got the same error and i have another error now

taskhost (3448) An attempt to open the file "C:\Users\David\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache\WebCacheV01.dat" for read only access failed with system error 32 (0x00000020): "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. ". The open file operation will fail with error -1032 (0xfffffbf8).
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30 Mar 2013   #8
gregrocker

 

Install CCleaner and Run Cleaner, then from Registry tab Check for Issues and Fix them.

Establish a Clean Boot as shown in Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7.

Check the web for a Comodo Clean Up tool. Most bad bloatware have them by necessity.

If possible System Restore to before you installed Comodo.

As a last resort unhide Hidden files and delete all AppData temp files and the file referenced.
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