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Prepare for a somewhat lengthy tale:

I had some spyware problems a little while ago and you guys helped me to no end. I downloaded the Spyware blaster and the search and destroy and ran them according to the instruction, deleting a few files but only ones that I KNEW were spyware. Everything was fine after that...

Then I was running low on memory so I purchased some RAM from a major retail chain, that I knew I shouldn't have gone to in the first place, finding it to be the wrong PC 133 RAM for my PC 100/PC133 RAM input. I got my money back and re-installed the old RAM and everything was fine.

-Side note- Why does some PC 133 RAM seem to be the proper RAM for my comp but other PC-133 RAM looks completely different and isn't recognized by my comp??

Now today, the day after all of these RAM problems, I turn on my comp and find an error message on my logon screen:
Error loading: C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll
and then my computer restarts on its own volition
When it reboots it asks if I want to start windows normally or return to the last known good configuration. I try normal and get nowhere but back to the error message. Then I try the last known option and I am up and running except for the following:
My Norton Anti-Virus will not load
I have a whole new error message saying: DLL Initialization failed
My display settings are screwed
and I feel like crying.... <_<

My last ditch effort is to send my XP error report which tells me a device driver is causing the problem but they don't know exactly why and then I try to RESTORE my system but it is a no go.

Perhaps I deleted something useful with the anti-spyware software so I run its restore; but no help again.

Have I killed my computer?
What are my options?
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    Founding Fart

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have you ever done a memory test?
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Your errors all seem to be related to Norton Antivirus. Usually, just uninstalling, and then re-installing will work. If not, consider uninstalling Norton, and install the free version of AVG's antivirus program (it's just as good).

Download AVG here: http://www.grisoft.c...s_dwnl_free.php
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All my problems could be from Norton Anti-virus but here are some other problems in addition to my display settings being horribly disfigured, as I mentioned.
My browser will not open any links (ie. the "my assistant" link on your page)
My Media Player is suddenly not installed correctly
On some sites I can not click on thumbnails or video links.

This seems like a big problem to me so any help would be appreciated.

:D If I have to wipe the slate clean I am wonderring if there is a way for me to keep my OS and MS OFFICE because I cannot find my installation discs. <_<
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    Founder Geek

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Let's take another look at your hijack this log <_<
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I hope you see something in here!
I have no video card almost is what it seems to be somehow...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:33:36 PM, on 09/06/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Taskbar\CTLTray.exe
C:\program files\TheWeatherNetwork\WeatherEye\WeatherEye.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Bonus Pack for Windows XP\PowerToys\mpxptray.exe

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: Ask Jeeves Bar - {43D9E6F0-1776-4897-AE14-ECEDECBAFEC0} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\askbarAB.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O3 - Toolbar: PopUpCop - {DB43E4E6-FF8A-4018-8C8E-F68587A44A73} - C:\PROGRA~1\PopUpCop\PopUpCop.dll
O3 - Toolbar: MSN Toolbar - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Toolbar\01.01.1601.0\en-ca\msntb.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar2.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Disc Detector] C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\CtNotify.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTStartup] C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Program\CTEaxSpl.EXE /run
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\PROGRAM\ADGJDet.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [POINTER] point32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccRegVfy] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccRegVfy.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [TaskTray] C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Taskbar\CTLTray.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [WeatherEye] C:\program files\TheWeatherNetwork\WeatherEye\WeatherEye.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NVMCTRAY.DLL,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - Startup: MPXPTray.lnk = C:\Program Files\Windows Media Bonus Pack for Windows XP\PowerToys\mpxptray.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Gamma Loader.exe.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Calibration\Adobe Gamma Loader.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HotSync Manager.lnk = C:\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Microtek Scanner Finder.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\twain_32\ScanWiz5\SDII.exe
O4 - Global Startup: WinZip Quick Pick.lnk = C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Ask Jeeves Search - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\askbarAB.dll/cmd-search-selection
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Dictionary Search - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\askbarAB.dll/cmd-search-selection-word
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: JeevesLinks - Anchor Page - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\LinkMgr.dll/hl_anchorit.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: JeevesLinks - Configure - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\LinkMgr.dll/hl_config.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: JeevesLinks - Open in Background - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\LinkMgr.dll/hl_taskbar.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: JeevesLinks - Put in My List - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\LinkMgr.dll/hl_checkit.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: JeevesLinks - Put page in My List - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\LinkMgr.dll/hl_page2list.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Open Image in New Window - res://C:\Program Files\PopUpCop\popupcop.dll/imagenew
O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar2.dll/cmtrans.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate Page - res://c:\windows\downloaded program files\GoogleToolbar_en_1.1.66-deleon.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: Related (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Show &Related Links (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Messenger (HKLM)
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: LiveWorld EZTalk 3.0 - http://live.liveworl...ezmed/ezmed.cab
O16 - DPF: {00B71CFB-6864-4346-A978-C0A14556272C} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zon...ry/msgrchkr.cab
O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Object) - http://www.apple.com...ex/qtplugin.cab
O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macr...director/sw.cab
O16 - DPF: {6CB5E471-C305-11D3-99A8-000086395495} - http://toolbar.googl...n/GoogleNav.cab
O16 - DPF: {7A32634B-029C-4836-A023-528983982A49} - http://sc.communitie...t/msnchat42.cab
O16 - DPF: {8E0D4DE5-3180-4024-A327-4DFAD1796A8D} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zon...StatsClient.cab
O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupd...7300.3026388889
O16 - DPF: {B942A249-D1E7-4C11-98AE-FCB76B08747F} (RealArcadeRdxIE Class) - http://games-dl.real...ArcadeRdxIE.cab
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macr...ash/swflash.cab
O16 - DPF: {E87A6788-1D0F-4444-8898-1D25829B6755} - http://fdl.msn.com/p...at/msnchat4.cab
O16 - DPF: {F04A8AE2-A59D-11D2-8792-00C04F8EF29D} (Hotmail Attachments Control) - http://by1fd.bay1.ho...ex/HMAtchmt.ocx
O16 - DPF: {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6} (MSN Chat Control 4.5) - http://fdl.msn.com/p...t/msnchat45.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{6280DECB-39D6-443E-A40D-6D8D4197F198}: NameServer =,
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You log looks clean. Okay, here's my best guess at what happened. The new memory you purchased was bad, causing memory errors. These errors probably corrupted your Windows installation. I'd recommend you try a repair installation. See a guide here:
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