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computer keeps freezing thought about trying combofix???


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#1 weemonsta

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 01:04 AM

:thumbsup: To get onto my computer I have to start in safe mode then system restore to an earlier point. If i don,t it just freezes everytime. I have tried scanning using various anti spyware but the computer freezes before scanning finishes. I have printed out the instructions for ComboFix and would like to try it but it says I need a helper. Any help appreciated, thanks :flowers: :trumpet:

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 08:09 AM

Hello weemonsta,

Please note the message text in blue at the top of this forum.

ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for general public or personal use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 05:34 PM

that is why i am in this forum i am trying to figure out what is wrong with my computer and am looking for guidance. i am NOT going to try and use combofix on my own it is just that when i saw it it sounded promising. i am just trying to find some help in sorting out my computer. any help would be appreciated i am new to the whole forum thing and my computer knowledge is limited, thanks

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 08:21 PM

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We Need to check for Rootkits with RootRepeal
  • Download RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.
  • Extract RootRepeal.exe from the archive (If you did not use the "Direct Download" mirror).
  • Open Posted Image on your desktop.
  • Click the Posted Image tab.
  • Click the Posted Image button.
  • Check all seven boxes: Posted Image
  • Push Ok
  • Check the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.
  • Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.
  • Once the scan completes, push the Posted Image button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.

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Please note: If Rootrepeal fails to run, try this step: Click Settings - Options. Set the Disk Access slider to High

Also try: right-click on rootrepeal.exe and rename it to tatertot.scr

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:flowers:

Please download Win32kDiag.exe by AD and save it to your desktop.
alternate download 1
alternate download 2
  • This tool will create a diagnostic report
  • Double-click on Win32kDiag.exe to run and let it finish.
  • When it states Finished! Press any key to exit..., press any key on your keyboard to close the program.
  • A file called Win32kDiag.txt should be created on your Desktop.
  • Open that file in Notepad and copy/paste the entire contents (from Starting up... to Finished! Press any key to exit...) in your next reply.
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:thumbsup: Go to Posted Image > Run..., then copy and paste this command into the open box: cmd
Click OK.
At the command prompt C:\>, copy and paste the following command and press Enter:
DIR /a/s %windir%\scecli.dll %windir%\netlogon.dll %windir%\eventlog.dll >Log.txt & START notepad Log.txt
A file called log.txt should be created on your Desktop.
Open that file and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.
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