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Ok like the other post that ive looked at mines the same.

i Got:

AMD Atthlon 64 Processor 3500+
2.21GHz, 960 MB ram
2 Hard Drives( Dunno how to get teh Specs on dem)



This what happens to me. my windows will take around 5 minutes to start up at least then when i woke up today
i tried loggin in.. something was wrong it had just look like i formatted becz there was no icons on desktop
or anything so i went into Admin Tool>Event Veiwer>Application- BAM "Windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off."
and there are 4 other simliar.

After looking @ the other post i saw. im going to give all stuff mentioned like good clean up reg scan and the blue screen windows damage check stuff. can one of u pro dudes please help. i have no spyware and stuff like that but ill give it a scan anyways

THNX guys please help soon!!!
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Items in blue which are underlined are clickable to give more information about the process

Start the System Restore Utility at a command prompt

1. Restart your computer, and keep tapping F8 during the initial start-up until you get options, select Safe Mode with a Command Prompt then press enter.

2. Log on to your computer with an administrator account or with an account that has administrator credentials.

3. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:

%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

4. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to an earlier state.

Look for the most recent system checkpoint created before the errors to restore from

For additional information about the Safe mode with a command prompt, click 315222 to see a description of the Safe Mode Boot Options in Windows XP

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did you try system restore...how do you know you don't have any malware...are you physic or did you run scans..what are the names of the tools you ran...
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ok guys. ive formatted for these reasons:
Way to many bugs
My computer has bin affected mutiple times with serious malware ect..
Software problems
And also Windows compents are becomming currupt

i also ran these tool and no improvment-
Cleanup.exe
Ad-aware SE personal
register cleanup(found 5000+ bad file) :whistling:
Virus scanners
ect..

for these reasons it probally easyer to format and reinstall windows than trying to fix multiple problemns.
i knew i didnt have malware becuase/ i ranmultiple tests from (search & destory, Trend micro 2007 v15)



But if this was to happen again what would you recommend? and are there any good tool for earlyer detection?
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The following is a list of tools and utilities that I like to suggest to people. This list is full of great tools and utilities to help you understand how you got infected and how to keep from getting infected again.
  • Spybot Search & Destroy - Uber powerful tool which can search and annhilate nasties that make it onto your system. Now with an Immunize section that will help prevent future infections.
  • AdAware - Another very powerful tool which searches and kills nasties that infect your system. AdAware and Spybot Search & Destroy compliment each other very well.
  • SpywareBlaster - Great prevention tool to keep nasties from installing on your system.
  • IE-SpyAd - puts over 5000 sites in your restricted zone so you'll be protected when you visit innocent-looking sites that aren't actually innocent at all.
  • CleanUP! - Cleans temporary files from IE and Windows, empties the recycle bin and more. Great tool to help speed up your computer and knock out those nasties that like to reside in the temp folders.
  • Windows Updates - It is very important to make sure that both Internet Explorer and Windows are kept current with the latest critical security patches from Microsoft. To do this just start Internet Explorer and select Tools > Windows Update, and follow the online instructions from there.

  • Trillian or Miranda-IM - These are Malware free Instant Messenger programs which allow you to connect to multiple IM services in one program! (AOL, Yahoo, ICQ, IRC, MSN)
To find out more information about how you got infected in the first place and some great guidelines to follow to prevent future infections you can read this article by Tony Klein

Edited by happyrck, 05 January 2007 - 09:47 AM.

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