Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Command all screwed up?


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked

#1
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
When I went to make a ms-dos start up floppy (yeah i can't believe i still have em either) on my other computer it worked fine but when i went to put the already made ms-dos in it says "the file cmd.exe is corrupt or missing". Is there A problem with my cmd.exe and if so how do i fix it.
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Jarenien

Jarenien

    Banned

  • Banned
  • PipPipPip
  • 139 posts
Try typing 'command' instead.
  • 0

#3
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
what do u mean. I made the ms-dos on 1 computer but i got the error message on my other one with the floppy from the first computer.
  • 0

#4
Jarenien

Jarenien

    Banned

  • Banned
  • PipPipPip
  • 139 posts
lol sorry I misread it. thought you were trying to get to a dos prompt through start-->run.

As for your problem, what OS did you make the startup disk on and on what computer are you trying to use that disk on.
  • 0

#5
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
they're both win xp pro sp2.
  • 0

#6
Jarenien

Jarenien

    Banned

  • Banned
  • PipPipPip
  • 139 posts
I would try here to get the proper files/information for making a xp boot disk
  • 0

#7
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
I know i made the boot disk right but i think the command.com is messed up on my computer. any clue how to check?
  • 0

#8
Jarenien

Jarenien

    Banned

  • Banned
  • PipPipPip
  • 139 posts
You can try and replace the cmd.exe on the boot disk with the one from C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386 and see if that solves your problem. I have no idea that it'll work, just a suggestion :tazz:
  • 0

#9
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
i don't need the boot disk. it's just that i think the cmd.exe or command.exe or command.com or whatever on my computer is messed up. and i've already thought of trying to restore the one from i368 but it's still the same.
  • 0

#10
Jarenien

Jarenien

    Banned

  • Banned
  • PipPipPip
  • 139 posts
Please Visit Jotti.org and submit cmd.exe for testing by clicking "Browse," navigating to the correct file, Clicking "Open," then "Submit."

Report back in this topic if anything was found, because while searching I discovered a virus that will replace the original cmd.exe file with a fake command window.

By the way, are you able to get a to a command window by typing 'cmd' from the run command? (START-->RUN)

Edited by Jarenien, 29 August 2005 - 07:01 PM.

  • 0

Advertisements


#11
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
yeah the command window works fine but when i try and do command.com it says "see attachment". I dont know how to understand the scan results but here.



AntiVir Found nothing
ArcaVir Found nothing
Avast Found nothing
AVG Antivirus Found nothing
BitDefender Found nothing
ClamAV Found nothing
Dr.Web Found nothing
F-Prot Antivirus Found nothing
Fortinet Found nothing
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Found nothing
NOD32 Found nothing
Norman Virus Control Found nothing
UNA Found nothing
VBA32 Found nothing




Scanner Malware name
AntiVir X
ArcaVir X
Avast X
AVG Antivirus X
BitDefender X
ClamAV X
Dr.Web not a virus Tool.ASEye.2
F-Prot Antivirus X
Fortinet W32/Dumaru.fam-mm
Kaspersky Anti-Virus X
NOD32 a variant of Win32/Tool.TPE.A application
Norman Virus Control X
UNA X
VBA32 X



I think it may be infected.

Attached Files


  • 0

#12
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
How do you read the results "im pretty sure its infected"?
  • 0

#13
Cranky

Cranky

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 131 posts
He has a hjt log posted here.

http://www.geekstogo...ing-t59870.html
  • 0

#14
ktownkatman

ktownkatman

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 168 posts
Doh.... these are 2 different computers...
  • 0

#15
bdlt

bdlt

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 875 posts
open a command window then type

echo %comspec%

what is displayed?
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP