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Still defragmenting, I'll start installing them after it is done.

That hopefully means that you've gotten past the point (I believe it was 4%?) when it froze before... :)
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Yeah, I have :)

At 54% now.

edit: Defragmenting is complete now, so should I go ahead and reinstall F-Secure now?

Edited by Vesku, 28 May 2008 - 08:31 AM.

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Yes, lets start with your Security software first, that way it will be present when you install the other software later that accesses the Internet. Make sure that you run it's Update option so that it's fully up-to-date before we proceed with anything else.

*EDIT* -- Repeatedly run the Update option until there are no updates left to get.

Edited by Fenor, 28 May 2008 - 08:37 AM.

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F-Secure is now installed and fully updated.

I'm now installing automatic updates and it didn't crash while installing Internet Explorer 7, it is now running the setup and downloading updates. :)

If I recall correctly, I read somewhere that the Windows Live Messenger problem would get fixed after installing IE7, I'll post back shortly after installing them both about what happens.
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F-Secure is now installed and fully updated.

I'm now installing automatic updates and it didn't crash while installing Internet Explorer 7, it is now running the setup and downloading updates. :)

If I recall correctly, I read somewhere that the Windows Live Messenger problem would get fixed after installing IE7, I'll post back shortly after installing them both about what happens.

*Fenor crosses his fingers and hopes for the best*

Bah, everything will work just fine!!!

*Fenor knocks on wood*

Hehe. Just kidding. Looks like things are going a lot better then they were before. Let's just hope they keep going as smoothly as they are now. :)
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YES!!!

Windows Live Messenger isn't crashing anymore! :)

I also reinstalled Ventrilo and it is working just fine.

Now I'm installing iTunes and going to test it. :)

Yay!! iTunes is now working as well :)

Edited by Vesku, 28 May 2008 - 09:22 AM.

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:)

Glad to see everything is working as it should now!!!!

Seems to be that the video drivers not being installed was the 'root of all evil' in this case.

Either way, the other things we did definitely didn't hurt anything as it seemed some system files were missing anyways and now those got replaced as well.

You should be all set! :)

Edited by Fenor, 28 May 2008 - 09:32 AM.

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I have couple more things..

Any idea why Windows Messenger and Windows Media Player are gone from my computer? It's not like I ever use them, but I'd just like to know.

And was my HiJack This log clean? :)

Thanks, Vesku
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Windows Messenger was replaced when you installed Windows Live Messenger.

And what do you mean by Windows Media Player being gone?

Edited by Fenor, 28 May 2008 - 09:40 AM.

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Ah I see.

Never mind about the media player, it was just gone from the start menu shortcuts.. :)
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Ah I see.

Never mind about the media player, it was just gone from the start menu shortcuts.. :)

That's what happens when you don't use it very often. :)
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Yeah I guess so. :)

I guess the only thing left is now is the hijack this log.. is there anything to worry about?
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I'm not a Malware expert, but I can say that if you are not experiencing any problems right now, then I wouldn't worry about it. If there was something wrong with your log, you would know about it because your computer would be acting up.
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Okay good to hear, I guess I'm all set now then :)

Thanks a lot for your help Fenor!!! :)

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Your welcome! :)

I'm glad we were able to get everything sorted out and working properly again!

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