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Temporary Desktop?

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#1 JoeyDurand


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Posted 28 February 2006 - 07:38 PM

:thumbsup: Anyways. Today when I got home from work I logged on my computer. When I typed in my pass and stuff it took a very long time before this happened. A windows screen said (I wish I would have saved it) that my current desktop was corrupt or somethhing was wrong with the security. I really don't remember but a couple seconds after that Windows made me a new "Temporary Desktop." All my stuff is gone and when I try to save something and I log off and back on it's gone. This is a frequent problem and i've tried making a new user... Windows Prof.

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#2 JoeyDurand

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 09:48 PM

Please? Anyone

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 11:19 PM

Are you using these basic security programs?
(They're all free.)
aČ free
ewido security suite
Spybot S&D

These 2, will help prevent spyware/malware from being installed in the first place:

Download these programs, update them, and then run them.
These programs, updated and used regularly, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...

When installing ewido security suite, under Additional Options uncheck:
Install background guard
Install scan via context menu

Please read this tutorial on Spybot S&D before using it. Spybot can do SERIOUS damage, if not used properly.

Helpful Tutorials:
Using Ad-Aware SE
Using SpywareBlaster
Using SpywareGuard
Using Ewido
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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:54 AM

Go to Windows Update and set your computer to download and install updates automatically, then let it scan your system and install any updates that are missing.

It may fix your problem as some of the patches include updated drivers.

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