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I been having this problem with my computer.
My taskbar has been freezing every time i log to the internet.
I try Ctrl+Alt+Delete but it doesnt open up. i can see a green square by the clock,
but it doesnt show up. I tried Reformating it with my XPcds, but somefiles wherent able to copy to HD. Now i dunno what to do afterr taskbar freezes i have to turn my computer off and turn it back on, and it is frustating.

Any idea how to fix this. i have 256ram and i dont think tahts the problem cuz it worked fine before and i dont have much installed on my computer that loads up my ram.

Oh btw my taskbar un-freezes but it freezes back again

Edited by javiergil, 07 July 2005 - 09:17 AM.

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There are malware programs that disable task manager.

start > run

navigate to


right click the policies folder, choose EXPORT, then export it to your desktop as pol.reg.

Now, right click on that file, choose open with, choose notepad, and cut and paste the results
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try doing some malware scans as suggested by this forum.

you say you tried reinstallilng? like...full on format reinstall? that should have corrected anything...unless you just did a repair maybe.
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gerryf: this is what i get when i cut and paste

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


"NoDriveTypeAutoRun"=dword:00000091 what do i do next?

dsenette: And i tried to reformat it but it wouldnt let me. so it didnt fix anithing cuz wasnt able to reformate it, it failed , wasnt able to copy some files to hd, dunno reason.

Plz help me. i hate when i get frreezed and have to turn off my comp.

Edited by javiergil, 07 July 2005 - 04:25 PM.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:46:59 PM, on 7/7/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\The Napster\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.emachines.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.emachines.com
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: Bucket Class - {00000001-C003-4A2F-9142-7CB1D78DE6C1} - C:\WINDOWS\tct101.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {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) - {5BDD124B-A4BC-313C-2AA5-1E2DF83F6250} - C:\WINDOWS\inscdm\cqfpabdgkp.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\mnyviewer.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CPU Temp Control] wuitgurd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [CPU Temp Control] wuitgurd.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AIM] "C:\Program Files\AIM+\AIM+.exe" -cnetwait.odl
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [CPU Temp Control] wuitgurd.exe
O4 - Global Startup: BigFix.lnk = C:\Program Files\BigFix\BigFix.exe
O9 - Extra button: ICQ - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\Program Files\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: ICQ - {6224f700-cba3-4071-b251-47cb894244cd} - C:\Program Files\ICQ\ICQ.exe
O9 - Extra button: AOL Instant Messenger (SM) - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\aim\aim.exe
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: MoneySide - {E023F504-0C5A-4750-A1E7-A9046DEA8A21} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\mnyviewer.dll
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.emachines.com
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://update.micros...b?1120685259766
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{34FA0882-173E-49EF-996B-846EEBFDF97A}: NameServer =
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{34FA0882-173E-49EF-996B-846EEBFDF97A}: NameServer =
O23 - Service: AOL Instant Messanger (AIM) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\aim.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: AntiVir Service (AntiVirService) - H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH - C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
O23 - Service: AntiVir Update (AVWUpSrv) - H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH, Germany - C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
O23 - Service: Windows lsass Service (lsass) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\lsass.exe (file missing)

Maybe this could help, i use DrDelete
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tried some of taht but still having the problem, i been scaned my computer with alot of stuffs
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tried some of taht but still having the problem, i been scaned my computer with alot of stuffs

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I just finished battling this problem. The issue is the wuitgurd.exe program. This is a virus that I believe only affects XP with SP1 or lower. It will cripple your computers resources (ties up CPU)

I got rid of it by doing the following:

end task on wuitgurd.exe. You may have to reboot and quickly open the taskmanager before wuitgurd.exe launches.

do a search on your hard drive (all files/folders) for wuitgurd.exe

delete any instances found

Install XP service pack 2 (I have a CDROM with SP2 on it which I ordered from Microsoft) If you have to install from microsoft update web site, keep the taskmanager open and end task immediately on wuitgurd.exe if it starts again during SP2 installation.

Update SP2 with ALL latetest security fixes

I haven't had a problem with wuitgurd.exe since taking the steps aboove. I assume you are running XP with SP-1 or lower....correct?

Edited by Buchu, 19 July 2005 - 02:24 PM.

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