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Windows 7: Need help with some uninvited changes to system...

31 Aug 2011   #1
coldengrey

Windows Vista 32 bit
 
 
Need help with some uninvited changes to system...

Recently I've installed several new software titles. I do use Norton Security, and Revo uninstaller. It's been a few days, so I don't know what cause change...

I noticed my screen stayed dim when I plugged in, contrary to my power settings... When I checked there is some new power plan that was never present before and I cannot change anything now with the power settings..

The power settings name is: 'imfcpowersaver'.

- Has anyone ever seen/heard of that power config or aware of what software may have caused?

- Are there window logs or something I can track down specific changes to power configurations

- How can I delete or remove the damn unwanted crap so hopefully I can once again get my settings to be applied?

Thanks..


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31 Aug 2011   #2
Frank1

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Why not go into control panel and uninstall those that you recently installed?
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31 Aug 2011   #3
kellymac35

WINDOWS 7 Ultimate x64 Full
 
 

Hello coldengray, If uninstalling the programs does'nt work and it has only been a few days maybe a system restore would get you back to normal.
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02 Sep 2011   #4
dustywoodworker

Windows 7x32 Home Premium & XP SP3 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kellymac35 View Post
Hello coldengray, If uninstalling the programs does'nt work and it has only been a few days maybe a system restore would get you back to normal.
When you do a system restore, are the later dated restore points discarded?
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02 Sep 2011   #5
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dustywoodworker View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kellymac35 View Post
Hello coldengray, If uninstalling the programs does'nt work and it has only been a few days maybe a system restore would get you back to normal.
When you do a system restore, are the later dated restore points discarded?
No, and you can go back to the state it was in before you did the system restore.
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02 Sep 2011   #6
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

I have a Dell computer and it's not a powerplan that I recognise and Google didn't produce any clues either.

It may be malware so you might want to download Malwarebytes (free version) and run a full scan in safe mode.

Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a free download that removes viruses and malware from your computer
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02 Sep 2011   #7
legacy7955

win 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I did some searching and something called imfcpowerscheme does have some search results I wonder yours is related to this.
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02 Sep 2011   #8
coldengrey

Windows Vista 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by legacy7955 View Post
I did some searching and something called imfcpowerscheme does have some search results I wonder yours is related to this.
Yes, that's it... I think I got it sorted out - just restored an image I'd made before. Question is, I guess, how much am I gonna have to reinstall - gonna look into.

Sorry I didn't reply sooner- just got back home.
THANKS
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28 Mar 2014   #9
podquat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

imfc power scheme is installed by a Xilisoft product, most likely a Video/Audio converter application. The power scheme is changed to prevent sleep/hibernation during conversion operations.
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