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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Feb 2014
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Posted By StevenMax
edit - answered my own question.

edit - answered my own question.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Thank you everyone for helping me identify the...

Thank you everyone for helping me identify the issue. As the solution I'll be installing Win8 over the weekend and starting fresh. I hope it's a fairly simple install.

I would not have been...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Hi again, So just to confirm after I run the...

Hi again,

So just to confirm after I run the following sequence my hard drive is wiped and a fresh win8 install should be safe?

Diskpart
lis dis
sel dis 0
lis dis

clean
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
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Posted By StevenMax
All three reports have been submitted. No worries...

All three reports have been submitted. No worries - I don't plan to use the machine at all until it has been fully repaired. Most of the stress and worry is over - My data has been backed up. :)
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
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Posted By StevenMax
Hi again, Attached are the three reports...

Hi again,

Attached are the three reports both OLT & Listparts produced. I used a spare USB stick and backed everything up to be safe. I'm running malware bytes at the moment, it will take some...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
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Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Turning my internet worked like a charm. I'm...

Turning my internet worked like a charm. I'm going to run malware-bytes in a few.'

Thanks for the idea.

-Steve
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
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Posted By StevenMax
Hi again, After I boot up Explorer.exe still...

Hi again,

After I boot up Explorer.exe still consumes over 300k memory. I find myself doing one of two things;

1) Going into task manager and ending the task and 1 minute later after memory...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Hi again, I've ran the win7 ISO and got into the...

Hi again, I've ran the win7 ISO and got into the repair features. It did allow me to boot back up properly.

Explorer.exe is still acting up, but we have it bootable.

How should I proceed now?
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Hi Bill, I've already started to change...

Hi Bill,

I've already started to change passwords from a clean machine and am 100% still on track to fixing this machine. To be honest, my concern is the lost data which is why I keep jumping on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Zero luck so far on finding a win7 repair disk. -...

Zero luck so far on finding a win7 repair disk. - It's not looking good for my hard disk.

I've started to contemplate purchasing a new laptop and trying to transfer data via usb to an external...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
So since ubuntu was a dead end. I did download...

So since ubuntu was a dead end. I did download both Farbar Listparts and Old Timer-Listit, saved them both to a CD but can not get them to run, I can't figure out how to get into a recovery boot...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
So here is what I'm getting when I start up...

So here is what I'm getting when I start up Ubuntu on it's current version. (I did in fact burn it to a DVD so it would run)

- I'm not seeing any drive under the workspace switcher.


Thoughts?...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Hi Slartybart, thank you for your advice. Here...

Hi Slartybart, thank you for your advice. Here are the latest Kasper and Ubuntu images for all to see.

I am in the process of burning the latest ver of Ubuntu onto DVD and trying it that way....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
I'll pick up blank DVDs tomorrow and give it a...

I'll pick up blank DVDs tomorrow and give it a shot. I'll re-post when I find something out or unless there are any other suggestions.

I really do appreciate you staying on top of this. Thanks a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
It's installed but there is no try; Install...

It's installed but there is no try;

Install Ubuntu
Check disc for defects
test memory
boot from first hard disk
rescue a broken system

Those are my only options.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Would using;...

Would using; http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/ to create it on a USB stick work? I'm not sure if i can even boot from a USB since I've had recent issues doing.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Bit of a problem the file is 733mb where my CD...

Bit of a problem the file is 733mb where my CD which im trying to burn it on is only a 700mb disk.

Is it possible to download a smaller version of this?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Thanks ICit2lol! I'm downloading it right now...

Thanks ICit2lol! I'm downloading it right now and will update you to my findings. (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/icit2lol.html)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Thanks, I appreciate it. As of now. - Would...

Thanks, I appreciate it.

As of now. - Would it help if I took out my hard drive and had a sata to USB adapter and hooked it into another laptop?

I could potentially use my hard drive as an...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
From what I can understand by reading more in...

From what I can understand by reading more in depth about Kaspersky is since it lists

Disk boot sectors
Hidden startup objects
sda1
sda2

there is no C:/ ? Does this mean it can't find my...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Ok I got Kaspersky to work! This is good. I did...

Ok I got Kaspersky to work! This is good. I did start a scan, but I'm missing how to copy files off. You said File explorer - there is nothing but a file manager and that doesn't bring anything up....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Add- it does let me get to the ASUS Preload...

Add- it does let me get to the ASUS Preload Wizard.

My issue is it clearly states
"WARNING: All files on your hard disk partitions, will be lost during the recovery process. ASUSTeK Computer...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Working on using KasperSky to recover data. I...

Working on using KasperSky to recover data. I have downloaded it onto a USB and am prompted with the attached image. I can't take the USB out and put it in my laptop - i turn it on and nothing...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Hi again, So I ran MSE all night to wake up...

Hi again,

So I ran MSE all night to wake up and have my laptop shut off. I attempted to reboot it but it's just going to the main "asus" screen and before it goes into the windows loading screen....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Feb 2014
Replies: 66
Views: 49,953
Posted By StevenMax
Hi again, Pando Media and Spyware Blaster...

Hi again,

Pando Media and Spyware Blaster have been removed along with not only the list you provided but a handful of programs I have not used within the last 6 months. Core FTP is updated to...
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