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Pc Keeps Crashing


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#1 Spirit_97

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Posted 05 September 2006 - 05:59 AM

Sorry Guys I have not posted a welcome post. Tried 3 times and crashed Explorer 6
Just hope I can get this posted before the same thing happens. Please excuse me and I shall post on the welcome board A.S.A.P
Did all the prerequisites her virus scan/spyware scan and check disc scan and all 3 showed no infections or bad sectors. Cannot do an online scan as I cannot keep browser open long enough to complete it.

Whether online or offline my pc is doing very strange things. It keeps crashing and when I reboot I keeps losing things and then on the next reboot they are back. The error message is that Generic Host has encountered a problem and needs to close. Also. Outlook Express will open but as soon as I click to read a message it crashes.

I have XP Home SP2.....and this only started having problems on the last updates downloaded by windows updates.
Please if you can help me.........I was wondering could I possibly have a virsus in the SVHOST. exe?

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:17:04 PM, on 9/5/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\HiJackThis\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://groups.msn.com/SpiritOfVtown/_whatsnew.msnw
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Cmaudio] RunDll32 cmicnfg.cpl,CMICtrlWnd
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VTTimer] VTTimer.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Ulead AutoDetector v2] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\AutoDetector\monitor.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] "C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe" -hide
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE" /background
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/...b?1157262114140
O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdat...b?1157331351921
O16 - DPF: {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6} (MSN Chat Control 4.5) - http://chat.msn.com/controls/msnchat45.cab
O18 - Protocol: livecall - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\MSGRAP~1.DLL
O18 - Protocol: msnim - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\MSGRAP~1.DLL
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WgaLogon - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WgaLogon.dll
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server (Avg7Alrt) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service (Avg7UpdSvc) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: AVG E-mail Scanner (AVGEMS) - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE

Edited by Spirit_97, 05 September 2006 - 08:38 AM.


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#2 Buckeye_Sam

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Posted 10 September 2006 - 11:56 AM

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. :thumbsup:
I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.

You do not appear to have a malware issue. Please download and install this patch from Microsoft.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=en


Let me know if that helps.
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Posted 11 September 2006 - 08:12 PM

Hello Sam,

:thumbsup: Thank you so much for your help.

The patch worked a treat. :flowers:

May your generosity here at the forum return to you threefold.
God Bless

Love Spirit
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Posted 12 September 2006 - 05:15 PM

I'm glad I could help you out! :thumbsup:

Now that your problem appears to be resolved, this thread will be closed. If you need this topic reopened, please contact a member of the HJT Team and we will reopen it for you. Include the address of this thread in your request.
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