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Was I hacked?


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#1 LaurT

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 11:35 AM

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I got an error from windows when I wanted to open Control Panel. Said something like this is harmful or sth (by windows) and then came DrWatson debugger and the whole windows just froze. I did on restart and logged in in safe mode. Did a symantec virus scan in administrator account. Nothing found by antivirus program. Then I booted my pc in Normal mode and I got a surprise, I couldnt log in to my account anymore. I am pretty sure I remember my password. So i got into safe mode again as admin and changed my password for my user account. And now I got in. Everything seems to work fine now but it is odd that the password had changed for my user account. Whats the reason for that?

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 09:19 PM

Dr Watson reports system errors
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308538
You do not have an infection. You may want to direct your questions at the XP or Vista forum, whichever applies
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