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Forum: System Security 13 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 7,823
Posted By Taffy078
yeah, you're right. But on the general point, is...

yeah, you're right. But on the general point, is Autoruns a program that you'd recommend?
Forum: System Security 13 Dec 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 7,823
Posted By Taffy078
I know it's a bit late but I had this - it was...

I know it's a bit late but I had this - it was bringing up a RunDLL error on power-up: "There was a problem starting C:\Program The specified module could not be found." I removed it by running a...
Forum: System Security 24 Aug 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By Taffy078
I forgot to add that the excellent MBSA provides...

I forgot to add that the excellent MBSA provides a detailed explanation on every item and a 'how to correct this' link. Unfortunately, though, the link relates only to 'a computer running Windows...
Forum: System Security 23 Aug 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 822
Posted By Taffy078
How do I enable Auditing?

I've just come across MBSA when sorting out a missing IE11 update and am impressed with it.

One item on the reports says:

NeitherLogon Success nor Logon Failure auditing are enabled. Enable...
Forum: Drivers 21 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By Taffy078
I won't trouble you any further - I'll refer it...

I won't trouble you any further - I'll refer it to HP
Forum: Drivers 19 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By Taffy078
I've put a snip on Dropbox - here's the link ...

I've put a snip on Dropbox - here's the link

https://www.dropbox.com/s/j6g4d54f4v8tl07/snip%202015-08%2019th%20Unknown%20device%20-%20Copy.PNG?dl=0
Forum: Drivers 19 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By Taffy078
Heck - my reply has disappeared. I'll try again. ...

Heck - my reply has disappeared. I'll try again.
Control Panel > Hardware > Devices & Printers shows three devices - my mouse, a stick currently in use and the laptop itself. Highlighting the...
Forum: Drivers 19 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By Taffy078
You're probably all very busy sorting out...

You're probably all very busy sorting out problems caused by the latest Microsoft updates and their flawed subsequent Update to correct those.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By Taffy078
In case it helps anyone else, it wasn't the BIOS...

In case it helps anyone else, it wasn't the BIOS - HP's online update checker was giving me false reports. An HP adviser solved it by telling me to change the Power Plan from 'HP Recommended' to High...
Forum: Drivers 15 Aug 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By Taffy078
CRITICAL ERROR: Failed to create DirectX device

For a few days now, whenever I've clicked to go to a different webpage in IE11, most of the IE screen has gone black until it gets to the page I want.
Then this morning, when I powered up I got the...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By Taffy078
Many thanks for this - I'll look into it and get...

Many thanks for this - I'll look into it and get back (though it may be a few days).

The problem actually got much worse - I followed advice to use msconfig and select 'Diagnostic start-up' and...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By Taffy078
Shutdown problems

I had shutdown problems last week. I went to the HP Help site for my Compaq Presario CQ71 laptop and updated my BIOS. That did the trick but just for a few days as Shutting down just runs for hours...
Forum: System Security 24 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
THANK YOU EVER SO MUCH, DONNA B! xxxxx

Everything is now resolved, Donna - all the bad stuff consigned to the bin!

Thank you ever so much for resolving my problem, not only for the technical help that you gave me but also (and...
Forum: System Security 21 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
OTL

Hi Donna. When I ran the scan yesterday, it lasted about a second. Today, as soon as I hit Run Fix, the 'Reboot Now' window immediately appeared.
A snip of the C:\_OTL\Moved Files folder is...
Forum: System Security 20 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
Hi Donna. I've done as you asked - I struggled...

Hi Donna. I've done as you asked - I struggled with the "C:\_OTL\Moved files folder" - in it were

(1) the OTL.txt file and (2) a folder with the same name. In that folder was another folder...
Forum: System Security 19 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
Hi DonnaB. I cancelled my PCMatic subscriptions...

Hi DonnaB. I cancelled my PCMatic subscriptions in June [https://community.norton.com/forums/has-symantec-really-thrown-towel] so please remove everything that you find. I used Revo Free to uninstall...
Forum: System Security 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
:D:D no problem, Layback Bear. Thanks for your...

:D:D no problem, Layback Bear. Thanks for your concern.
Forum: System Security 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
Hi Layback Bear. I haven't knowingly installed...

Hi Layback Bear. I haven't knowingly installed Reg Clean Pro. The file you mention is what AdwCleaner found when scanning my PC to try to establish what's happened. Perhaps this is one of the 'few...
Forum: System Security 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
PS Is there any way to find out when the Trojan...

PS Is there any way to find out when the Trojan got in? If there is, is it then worthwhile my looking at the various event logs to see what I was doing at the time eg what website was I visiting or...
Forum: System Security 17 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
ESET scan update

Hi Donna.

I opened the logfile in Program Files (x86) - all that's there is this:


ESETSmartInstaller@High as CAB hook log:

OnlineScanner64.ocx - registred OK

OnlineScanner.ocx -...
Forum: System Security 16 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
Reg Clean Pro / AdwCleaner / OTL

Hello DonnaB!

Many thanks for your speedy and most helpful reply. Here are the files you wanted. I just made one change in the OTL scan; the default was for 30 days and because the Norton scan...
Forum: System Security 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
Many thanks, Borg. Very helpful. There's a...

Many thanks, Borg. Very helpful. There's a Free-to-try scanning program mentioned in that link - Auslogics Antivirus. It's currently unavailable but I'll try again later.
BTW, when I earlier...
Forum: System Security 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
Hi Borg. MBAM scanned as clean. AdwCleaner found...

Hi Borg. MBAM scanned as clean. AdwCleaner found several items but in my ever-growing cranky mood, I must have hit exit instead of save.
But the thing that bothers me is, assuming I haven't got this...
Forum: System Security 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
just checking that I ticked the "email me when...

just checking that I ticked the "email me when reply" box. :o
Forum: System Security 14 Nov 2014
Replies: 23
Views: 2,317
Posted By Taffy078
BSOD - problems with RegCleanPro

Hi - my first post so please bear with me! :rolleyes:

My Norton found and removed RegCleanPro. I searched the web and every result said it was crapware (OK to say that, here?).

I then...
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