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Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By mrirondream
hey. i was playing 'sniper elite v2' which...

hey.

i was playing 'sniper elite v2' which i recently got on steam

only played it for the first time today, but since both crashes ocurred while playing it i uninstalled it



when i said...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By mrirondream
keyboard functions changed after sudden shutdown

help!

my keyboard has suddenly changed what some keys do

the many are fine, but the following changes occurred;

L = mute
n = nothing
o = nothing
y = q
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By mrirondream
Ok folks, thanks for the quick answers :)

Ok folks, thanks for the quick answers :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By mrirondream
Install 7 onto different machine?

Hi Everyone

I'm about to receive a shiny new laptop. The only problem is it comes with Windows 8.

Now i'm not necessarily against the change to windows 8, though I'm not a fan of it's new menu...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Awesome! I've just got a 500GB hard drive to...

Awesome!

I've just got a 500GB hard drive to back up my personal data, so I may end up doing this clean install after all!
I'll give you a shout when I get my hands on a blank disc

Thanks,...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Hi Greg. I'm not trying to be difficult...

Hi Greg.

I'm not trying to be difficult here, I was just keen to find out what had changed in relation to boot records.
From the reply I got on the McAfee forums it didn't sound normal to have 4...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Anybody please? I feel like we've nearly...

Anybody please?

I feel like we've nearly made some progress with this stupid boot record reading.

MID
Forum: System Security 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,598
Posted By mrirondream
I'd heard that before, which is why I've been...

I'd heard that before, which is why I've been using chrome for a little while now.

I like the way it works too :)

MID
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Disk management shot as of today (top) - 4 'boot...

Disk management shot as of today (top) - 4 'boot records'
Disk management shot as of 05/12/12 (bottom) - 3 'boot records'

Hope this helps
MID
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
I'll refer you back to this image. Now...

I'll refer you back to this image.

Now according to a post I received from the McAfee community at:
https://community.mcafee.com/thread/62028



According to this guy the boot records...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Anybody?

Anybody?
Forum: System Security 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,598
Posted By mrirondream
I was always sceptical that a rootkit would be...

I was always sceptical that a rootkit would be labelled 'rootkit'.

McAfee have confirmed that the screen shown is a function of the scan that searches for rootkits, NOT that it is scanning a...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Ok so i've had this through from McAfee...

Ok so i've had this through from McAfee communities:



So apparently I should be concerned that It's reading 4 boot records.

It was suggested I download that program, but I wondered if any of...
Forum: System Security 04 Nov 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,598
Posted By mrirondream
Ok guys I've had this through from one of the...

Ok guys I've had this through from one of the guys at McAfee to help clarify the situation:

Moved this from Community Interface Help (ie problems with the site) to Home & Home Office / Virus and...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Wow. I had no idea! I'll think about this...

Wow. I had no idea!

I'll think about this again in the morning. My parents are running McAfee too, though I persuaded them to get a Sony Vaio over another HP system.

If I have any further...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
I'm going to go ahead and shut down for the...

I'm going to go ahead and shut down for the night.

with any luck McAfee community will get back to me about the mystery 4th boot record soon. I'll keep y'all posted

Thanks again,
MID
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
That's great, thank you Greg. I'll remember...

That's great, thank you Greg.

I'll remember that in case I get another HP, though I'm a little wary of doing so as they seem to come with a lot of bloatware and the chasis is starting to fall...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
TDSS also came up clean. Hopefully I'm clear...

TDSS also came up clean.

Hopefully I'm clear of rootkits then! Now I just need to find out why I suddenly have a 4th bootrecord
Forum: System Security 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2,598
Posted By mrirondream
Windows Defender and TDSS came up clean. ...

Windows Defender and TDSS came up clean.

TDSS log attached
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Windows defender came up clean :)

Windows defender came up clean :)
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Okie dokie, thanks for the info Greg I may...

Okie dokie, thanks for the info Greg

I may well be getting a new laptop sometime soon so I'm going to hold off on fiddling with partitions, but it's good to know anyway!

As for McAfee, it seems...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Ok :huh: I've had little evidence to suggest...

Ok :huh:

I've had little evidence to suggest my PC is being manipulated by a virus, but reading the thread I linked to earlier will give you a fuller understanding of my current situation.
...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Not as far as i'm aware no. I've recently been...

Not as far as i'm aware no. I've recently been uploading images from an SD card but i've just checked and it's not in there (and I know it wasn't when the scan was run too)

I have your basic...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
Understood, and thank you for your time anyway. ...

Understood, and thank you for your time anyway.

However, i've always been using McAfee and always had 4 partitions - but until today it read 3 boot records.

Any thoughts? :sarc:

MID
Forum: General Discussion 03 Nov 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 1,374
Posted By mrirondream
That is correct, but only one is used. The boot...

That is correct, but only one is used. The boot record stored in the partition marked as "active" will be executed when you boot. This boot record is responsible for executing bootmgr.[/QUOTE]

Ok...
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