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Forum: System Security 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
So far Comodo seems really awesome. It has a...

So far Comodo seems really awesome. It has a sandbox which makes a "fake" Windows and copies the malicious things there to find out what they are. It also has a firewall with it.

It tells you...
Forum: System Security 06 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Final update: I installed Comodo Internet...

Final update: I installed Comodo Internet Security (Free Internet Security, Download Internet Security Software Suite - Comodo...
Forum: System Security 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Another new update: I've successfully repaired...

Another new update:
I've successfully repaired the Windows files that were causing my machine to randomly restart by doing an SFC /SCANNOW at boot from the Windows 7 installation CD. It found...
Forum: System Security 05 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Here's a current update: I made a Hiren's...

Here's a current update:
I made a Hiren's BootCD and I'm using it to back up a lot of data just in case I can't get all of the malware off, but so far I've found a lot of it and removed it.

I've...
Forum: System Security 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
I LOL'd :D

I LOL'd :D
Forum: System Security 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
For those lurking, or anyone who is interested in...

For those lurking, or anyone who is interested in the details about Sirefef/ZeroAccess: http://www.kindsight.net/sites/default/files/Kindsight_Malware_Analysis-ZeroAcess-Botnet-final.pdf...
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Judging on what I've read/been told about Sirefef...

Judging on what I've read/been told about Sirefef is that if you try to remove it, it hides in system files and copies itself to Registry keys and such.
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Apparently the Services.exe file is damaged, and...

Apparently the Services.exe file is damaged, and that's what's causing the shut downs, not a virus. I thought to do an sfc scannow, but for some reason my computer just doesn't show my OS. It acts...
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
I need to get that shutdown to stop happening...

I need to get that shutdown to stop happening before I can back anything up. I'm having a friend help me.
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
It wasn't listed, it was blank, and I clicked...

It wasn't listed, it was blank, and I clicked Next anyway. I went to System Restore and it said:

To use System Restore, you must specify which Windows installation to restore. Restart this...
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Erm... well, should I try repairing first before...

Erm... well, should I try repairing first before reinstalling?

What recovery option should I be using, by the way? Startup repair, system restore, etc?
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Windows Defender Offline cannot be started. ...

Windows Defender Offline cannot be started.

Error: Unable to detect a Windows system drive. This could be due to missing drivers, an encrypted drive, or a corrupted Windows installation.

Error...
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
I'm actually honestly very shocked that the...

I'm actually honestly very shocked that the Kaspersky Disk couldn't beat it all. Kaspersky is usually a great anti-virus software company :/ Oh well, I'll try this, too. If it could at least get the...
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
All right. I'll try that. Hopefully it's...

All right. I'll try that. Hopefully it's reliable. I've kind of hit a speed bump trying to kill this sucker.
Forum: System Security 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 3,872
Posted By MelancholyRose
Many backdoors/various Trojans/rootkit. Shutdowner present

To start off, I got this virus a few weeks ago. My graphics card's fan failed and I fixed it by now.

This virus entered my system by what I assume was an e-mail link. I was receiving various...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
Well there's a happy ending to the tale. I fixed...

Well there's a happy ending to the tale. I fixed my card and it is now in proper working order with the new fan on the old heatsink. I didn't have to buy a whole new card, although I'm out 35 bucks...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
Just wrap the tape around the white plastic area...

Just wrap the tape around the white plastic area you mean? Or the metal tips on the end?

And I'm not sure what exactly was blocking the cooler. From looking it all over I couldn't even tell what...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
The wires are thick enough where I don't think...

The wires are thick enough where I don't think they'll slip out, but they do knock into each other a lot. Would it work to slip something like a piece of foil or paper in between them to hold them?...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
I just removed the Accelero cooler and some light...

I just removed the Accelero cooler and some light really has been shed. The cooler wasn't touching the GPU at all. There is next to no thermal paste on it whatsoever. I've tried thinking of every...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
If all else fails with this cooler, I can try...

If all else fails with this cooler, I can try putting the old one back on. I had purchased a new fan and stuck it on there, and it's a 2-pin, but the plug didn't fit the connector, so I bought the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
Looks like it's D4000. And it looks like...

Looks like it's D4000.

And it looks like this person had the exact same problem as me, the very same cooler I have:
http://www.overclock.net/t/885790/xfx-hd-5770-d4000-light-red
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
Thermal paste came pre-applied on the heatsink,...

Thermal paste came pre-applied on the heatsink, and I didn't touch it or remove it. I did clear off the previous thermal paste first before putting the new heatsink on.

Right after my other fan...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
Naw, I know you're not saying I'm incompetent....

Naw, I know you're not saying I'm incompetent. I'm not offended :P I've done silly things, too.

Yes, the monitor is connected.
I've tried re-seating many times, it doesn't work. I have it in as...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
Plugged fan directly into card this time. Light...

Plugged fan directly into card this time. Light is still red. Nothing's happening. The red light is still in the same place it was before, on the actual card. POST beep and everything, and the fan is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,766
Posted By MelancholyRose
All right, hopefully I'll have a chance today to...

All right, hopefully I'll have a chance today to take a shot at it. I'll let you know how it went after I try it out.

Thanks for the tip, I didn't know those pins could be removed.
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