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Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2011
Replies: 127
Views: 399,600
Posted By hawkeye62
Here is another update. I notice that the old...

Here is another update. I notice that the old user name is still shown in a few places. For instance, if I open Task Manager, the old user name is still shown as the "User Name".

Thanks for any...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Oct 2011
Replies: 127
Views: 399,600
Posted By hawkeye62
Same problem here. Pulled hair, disconnected LAN,...

Same problem here. Pulled hair, disconnected LAN, etc. No go. I finally booted to Safe Mode and was able to change the name with no problems. Good thing for me because this is a computer that I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Yes, I went through about four Windows Update...

Yes, I went through about four Windows Update cycles before there were no updates left. The reason I have some doubts about the trojan is because of the time lapse between "infection" and symptoms. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
I am not sure it was a real trojan. The container...

I am not sure it was a real trojan. The container file was most likely installed in April or May of 2010. But, there was no problem that I was aware of until the beginning of this thread. I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
What confuses me is how ESET let that through....

What confuses me is how ESET let that through. You need to get rid of this infection before you attempt to tackle anything else. Try using Malwarebytes...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Some additional info. My usb stick shows up in...

Some additional info. My usb stick shows up in Device Manager. Device Status: A driver for this device has been disabled. An alternate driver may be providing this functionality. (Code 32).

I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Eset NOD32.

Eset NOD32.
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
OK, here you go!

OK, here you go!
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
No yellow marks. And BIOS setup shows USB devices...

No yellow marks. And BIOS setup shows USB devices OK. Do you think the system can be recovered? Maybe the trojan has done damage that can't be fixed?

I am about ready to restore my PC to the state...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Let's try this. Take a USB stick that you...

Let's try this.

Take a USB stick that you can "sacrifice" to testing.

Connect the stick.

Now let's try to clean and prepare that stick:
PREPARE A USB STICK
Ctrl + Esc | type Cmd in the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
As I said earlier, I was out of town. Hotel had...

As I said earlier, I was out of town. Hotel had pay $12 per day wireless. (Typical in Vegas.) I found an Apple store and used one of their IPads to Email the trojan finding. Trojan was Win32/Malat.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Let's try this. Take a USB stick that you...

Let's try this.

Take a USB stick that you can "sacrifice" to testing.

Connect the stick.

Now let's try to clean and prepare that stick:
PREPARE A USB STICK
Ctrl + Esc | type Cmd in the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Here is an unexpected situation. None of my USB...

Here is an unexpected situation. None of my USB sticks are being detected by Windows. I know they have all worked with no problems in the past. And I know the USB port is working because I have a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
OK, "Windows Resource Protection did not find any...

OK, "Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations." I ran it three times just for kicks. Got the same message three times.

Thanks, Jim
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Yes, I was able to copy a folder full of files...

Yes, I was able to copy a folder full of files from "C" to "D", and do all of the usual file operations. After a quick format, all that is left is a System Volume folder.

Thanks, Jim
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
NO, BACKUP NEVER STARTS. See the failure screen...

NO, BACKUP NEVER STARTS. See the failure screen in the snip in my last post.

Tell me what you mean by "physically remove disk 2". Disk 0 is my system/boot HDD, disk 1 is the HDD I want to put the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Here is a snip showing the error I get if I...

Here is a snip showing the error I get if I click, "Create a system image", or "Change Settings", or "Options > Change Settings". By the way, I physically removed HDD 1 (D) and re-installed it as had...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 4,688
Posted By hawkeye62
I used Macrium 5.0 to clone my system disk on a...

I used Macrium 5.0 to clone my system disk on a Windows 7 Professional 64 bit PC. It worked perfectly. Drive letter remained the same. I recall something about logical partitions. Not sure, but maybe...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
No, Backup fails to start with the same error...

No, Backup fails to start with the same error message.

I want to backup both partitions on HDD 0 (C) to HDD 1 (D).

Thanks, Jim
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Done. There were 5 optional updates. Now...

Done. There were 5 optional updates.

Now what?

Thanks, Jim
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
You want me to plug the HDD in while the computer...

You want me to plug the HDD in while the computer is running? Please tell me what benefit this gives over uninstalling the HDD via Device Manager, then rebooting so that Windows has to re-install it....
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Disk 2 is a SATA drive in an external case...

Disk 2 is a SATA drive in an external case connected to an external SATA port. It has it's own power supply. I can turn off the power and Windows no longer sees it. That is the way it was all along....
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
Thanks very much for trying! Regards, Jim

Thanks very much for trying!

Regards, Jim
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
OK done, "change settings" brings up Backup which...

OK done, "change settings" brings up Backup which still fails with the same error message.

I put "G" drive in service to see if Backup would recognize it as a place to put images. It doesn't. I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Oct 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 11,373
Posted By hawkeye62
OK guys, here are two snips, Disk Management and...

OK guys, here are two snips, Disk Management and Disk Backup. Drive "G" is a clone of drive "C" which I made with Macrium Reflect. Drive "D" was used in the past to make an image of "C" with Win7...
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