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Windows 7: "Preparing Security Options" Errors

03 Oct 2011   #11
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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03 Oct 2011   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Spector could you please tell us if you did as karlsnooks has advised and what was found.
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03 Oct 2011   #13
zanpaku

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

sorry,
didn't know there was a rule of uploading files.
But here are they now

MPLog-10022011-104941.log

msssWrapper.log


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04 Oct 2011   #14
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Your total time for a full, not a quick scan, of all drives on your computer was rather short.

Did you run a full scan of all of your drives?

Let''s not worry about your message on various computers.

Let us go at this one computer at a time.

Do your system specs reflect the system with the problem?

If not, then change the system specs to reflect the system that is under test.

On the system under test, please carry out the following:

list of STARTUP PROGRAMS
CCleaner | Tools icon | Startup button |
click on Save to text file button (bottom right side)

Attach the startup.txt file generated by CCleaner
CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download

List of INSTALLED PROGRAMS
CCleaner | Tools icon | Uninstall button |
click on Save to text file button (bottom right side)

Attach the install.txt file generated by CCleaner.
CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download

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05 Oct 2011   #15
zanpaku

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

It was indeed a full system scan.
Long live SSD

And there can't realy be a lot of malware on it, since it's a new one since 2 weeks ago

And last few days my system didn't freeze yet, so don't know if that scan solved smth
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05 Oct 2011   #16
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Well you are gaining on it. It takes less than a m/s to get infected. Just to make sure your machine is clean I suggest using these two programs. Reason for this is no one program does it all.
Malwarebytes Anti Malware and Super Anti Spy Ware. They are also free. When you download them update them and run full scans one program at a time. Let us know if anything was found and what it was.
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05 Oct 2011   #17
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zanpaku View Post
It was indeed a full system scan.
Long live SSD

And there can't realy be a lot of malware on it, since it's a new one since 2 weeks ago

And last few days my system didn't freeze yet, so don't know if that scan solved smth
Glad that the system is clean. You will find MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials) sufficient for your needs.

I've seen some poor devils infect their systems within the first hour of operation. They also had not installed MSE.
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06 Oct 2012   #18
Scottypc

Windows 7 pro x64
 
 
Preparing Security Options...

After days of chasing this issue on my own system, the error turned out to be a bad cluster on the Hard Drive. Replaced the Hard Drive- no more error.
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10 Mar 2013   #19
Graeme2709

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
 
 

The message appears if I engage ctrl Alt del before the desktop appears after logon. My drive is fine, I've run sweeper CC Cleaner and Malware Bytes, system file checker, nothing found so any suggestions?
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10 Mar 2013   #20
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Because this thread is so old I would recommend starting a new thread and stipulating your exact problem.
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