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  1. Please uninstall this program: PC MightyMax 2011 After that reboot and let me know how things are running I see no more malware on your machine.
  2. Ok please do the following: Download ComboFix from one of these locations: Link 1 Link 2 * IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts. As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console. **Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures. Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message: Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply.
  3. Ok Download OTL to your desktop. Double click on OTL to run it. When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output. Under the Standard Registry box change it to All. Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check. Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long. When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL. Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.
  4. Hmm ok is everything blank on your desktop like no icons etc...? Please try to through ccleaner open mbam again and update it then run it once more let it remove what it finds I want to see if it picks anything else up before we start. Post the new log after rebooting and then let me know the state of the computer.
  5. Hello Lady Hatter Welcome to Malwarebytes. ===================== Is the machine running Windows XP? If so please open Internet Explorer any way you can get it open and click the following link: http://www.dougknox.com/xp/fileassoc/xp_exe_fix.zip Save that file to your desktop then right click on it and choose extract all and then let it extract to the desktop. Open the new folder and double click on the exe fix file in there and choose yes to the prompts. Then reboot and see if you can post the mbam log please. If you do not have windows xp then just let me know and do not do the steps above.
  6. Hello computernewbie Welcome to Malwarebytes. ===================== Download OTL to your desktop. Double click on OTL to run it. When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output. Under the Standard Registry box change it to All. Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check. Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long. When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL. Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply. ==================== Download This file. Note its name and save it to your root folder, such as C:\. Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs. Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security program drivers will not conflict with this file. Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. Double-click on the downloaded file to start the program. (If running Vista, right click on it and select "Run as an Administrator") Allow the driver to load if asked. You may be prompted to scan immediately if it detects rootkit activity. If you are prompted to scan your system click "Yes" to begin the scan. If not prompted, click the "Rootkit/Malware" tab. On the right-side, all items to be scanned should be checked by default except for "Show All". Leave that box unchecked. Select all drives that are connected to your system to be scanned. Click the Scan button to begin. (Please be patient as it can take some time to complete) When the scan is finished, click Save to save the scan results to your Desktop. Save the file as Results.log and copy/paste the contents in your next reply. Exit the program and re-enable all active protection when done.
  7. Ok let's try going to a newer version of the driver. Please go to the following web page: http://support.creative.com/Products/ProductDetails.aspx?catID=1&subCatID=206&prodID=10315&prodName=Live!%2024-bit&subCatName=Live!&CatName=Sound+Blaster Scroll down and click on the Software auto update and follow the prompts. Let it finish that then reboot and see if it works.
  8. Well from the logs provided it shows nothing that would have caused this issue. Please try to do the following. Visit the link below and follow the directions to reset Internet Explorer 8. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Reset-Internet-Explorer-8-settings# Also for Firefox visit here to see how to backup your bookmarks and other things: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Backing%20up%20your%20information Then please visit this link http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Uninstalling%20Firefox To uninstall Firefox then you can re-install it from here > http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/new/?ref=logo Let me know if that does anything for the audio.
  9. No do you know what file was removed when this began or what program removed it so I can have a little more info please. Actual file name would be great or at least close to it.
  10. No those programs are fine to run together. They will not conflict. Safe surfing and you are welcome and thanks for the donation. Much appreciated
  11. Yes you can re-enable defogger and do the rest to remove what we used. Double click on OTL to run it. Click on the Cleanup button at the top. You will be asked to reboot the machine to finish the Cleanup process. Choose Yes. This will remove itself and other tools we may have used. ===============Update Java=============== Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to exploit and infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update: Download the latest version of Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) and save it to your desktop. Scroll down to where it says "(JRE) then click on it Click the "Download" button to the right. Select your Platform: "Windows". Select your Language: "Multi-language". Read the License Agreement, and then check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement". Click Continue and the page will refresh. Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation and save the file to your desktop. Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser. Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel, double-click on Add/Remove Programs and remove all older versions of Java. Check (highlight) any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name. Click the Remove or Change/Remove button. Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions. Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed. Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u26-windows-i586.exe to install the newest version. Delete\uninstall anything else that we have used that is leftover. After that your all set. ===The following are some articles and a Windows Update link that I like to suggest to people to prevent malware and general PC maintenance=== Windows Updates - It is very important to make sure that both Internet Explorer and Windows are kept current with the latest critical security patches from Microsoft. To do this just start Internet Explorer and select Tools > Windows Update, and follow the online instructions from there. Prevention article Some great guidelines to follow to prevent future infections please read the Prevention artice by Miekiemoes. How did I get infected in the first place? Also this one by Tony Klein. If your computer is slow Things you can do if your computer is slow. PC Safety and Security - What Do I Need? Security suggestions and general hints and tips for PC security. File sharing program dangers Reasons to stay away from File sharing programs for ex: BitTorrent,Limewire,Kazaa,emule,Utorrent etc... ===Free antimalware tools used for on demand scanning and cleaning no real time unless purchased=== Malwarebytes Antimalware superantispyware ===Free antivirus links=== This is antivirus and antispyware. Microsoft Security Essentials This is free antispyware protection and Antivirus protection. AVG free This is just antivirus protection. Antivir This is antivirus and antispyware protection. Avast
  12. Do you have any other sound cards installed? When it says no audio device is there a drop down menu to the right of it to let you select a secondary device?
  13. Ok the first one is fine since it is looking for the file you renamed. No worries we can leave it alone and the other as well. No problems will come from either the time sync error is always going to be present. It only means that when the s clock was set to sync with the time server it could not. How is it running?
  14. Ok that is why I had you make the backup. Go to C: and double click on the reg file and let it merge again. Reboot and it will be back. Let me know.
  15. It is a registry script. Please download the attached version I will create it for you. Save it to your desktop. Right click on it and choose extract all. Then in the newly extracted folder double click the fix.reg file and choose yes to the prompts. Do not forget to make a backup of the registry first,the instructions are in the post above this one. It is important to make the backup so make sure to do that before importing the reg file. fix.zip
  16. That is good now reboot and let me know of any remaining issues.
  17. Ok please do the following: Go to start > Run type in cmd then hit ok. Then in the command prompt box type in sc delete DS1410D then hit enter. Let me know what it says.
  18. Ok Note: the above code was created specifically for this user. If you are not this user, do NOT follow these directions as they could damage the workings of your system. First, we need to backup your registry: Please go to Start > Run Paste in the following line:regedit /e c:\registrybackup.reg Click OK. It won't appear to be doing anything, that's normal. Your mouse pointer may turn to an hour glass for a minute. Please continue when it no longer has the hour glass. Please open up Notepad and copy all of the items in the code box below. Change the "Save As Type" to "All Files". Save it as fixthis.reg on your Desktop. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32] "midimapper"="midimap.dll" "msacm.imaadpcm"="imaadp32.acm" "msacm.msadpcm"="msadp32.acm" "msacm.msg711"="msg711.acm" "msacm.msgsm610"="msgsm32.acm" "msacm.trspch"="tssoft32.acm" "vidc.cvid"="iccvid.dll" "VIDC.I420"="i420vfw.dll" "vidc.iv31"="ir32_32.dll" "vidc.iv32"="ir32_32.dll" "vidc.iv41"="ir41_32.ax" "VIDC.IYUV"="iyuv_32.dll" "vidc.mrle"="msrle32.dll" "vidc.msvc"="msvidc32.dll" "VIDC.YVYU"="msyuv.dll" "wavemapper"="msacm32.drv" "msacm.msg723"="msg723.acm" "vidc.M263"="msh263.drv" "vidc.M261"="msh261.drv" "msacm.msaudio1"="msaud32.acm" "msacm.sl_anet"="sl_anet.acm" "msacm.iac2"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\iac25_32.ax" "vidc.iv50"="ir50_32.dll" "wave"="wdmaud.drv" "midi"="wdmaud.drv" "mixer"="wdmaud.drv" "VIDC.WMV3"="wmv9vcm.dll" "VIDC.VP40"="vp4vfw.dll" "msacm.voxacm160"="vct3216.acm" "MSVideo"="vfwwdm32.dll" "MSVideo8"="VfWWDM32.dll" "wave1"="wdmaud.drv" "midi1"="wdmaud.drv" "mixer1"="wdmaud.drv" "aux"="wdmaud.drv" "vidc.VP70"="vp7vfw.dll" "vidc.X264"="x264vfw.dll" "VIDC.FPS1"="frapsvid.dll" "vidc.VP60"="vp6vfw.dll" "vidc.VP61"="vp6vfw.dll" "vidc.VP62"="vp6vfw.dll" "vidc.DIVX"="DivX.dll" "VIDC.UYVY"="msyuv.dll" "VIDC.YUY2"="msyuv.dll" "VIDC.YVU9"="tsbyuv.dll" "VIDC.DRAW"="DVIDEO.DLL" "VIDC.YV12"="yv12vfw.dll" "wave2"="wdmaud.drv" "midi2"="wdmaud.drv" "mixer2"="wdmaud.drv" "aux1"="wdmaud.drv" "wave3"="wdmaud.drv" "midi3"="wdmaud.drv" "mixer3"="wdmaud.drv" "aux2"="wdmaud.drv" "VIDC.MSUD"="msulvc05.dll" "wave4"="wdmaud.drv" "midi4"="wdmaud.drv" "mixer4"="wdmaud.drv" "aux3"="wdmaud.drv" Now double-click fixthis.reg. A window will come up asking if you want to let it merge with the registry. Click yes. Reboot for the changes to take place and let me know if it repairs the audio.
  19. Yes actually simply renaming the r file will keep it from loading. Show hidden files\folders To Show them: Click Start. Open My Computer. Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options. Select the View Tab. Under the Hidden files and folders heading select Show hidden files and folders. Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (recommended) option. Uncheck the Hide extensions for known file types option. Click Yes to confirm. Click OK then go here : C:\Windows\SysWow64\DRIVERS\ and find the file > mdc8021x.sys right click on it and remove the .sys part and rename it to .old Then click off of the file to save it like that. Reboot and let me know if it helps.
  20. Ok just to be clear you have sound anywhere else programs,startup sounds,etc... except for websites? Have you tried to reinstall Flash player?
  21. OK good it took care of the bad block so no more disk errors. Old wireless software is the cause of this error : \SystemRoot\SysWow64\DRIVERS\mdc8021x.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver. Have you ever had any wireless software installed? This error can be fixed instructions are here:http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX106399
  22. Yes it doesn't have any output the only way to tell if it does anything is to go into the event viewer and see if you see any more bad block messages dated from today. To do that click start right then click on My Computer choose manage click the plus sign next to Event Viewer over to the left. Select the System option then over to the right lok for any errors that may say Disk on them if they are red or yellow double click on them and see if it says the following: \Device\Harddisk0\DR0, has a bad block Let me know if that is present and if not how it is running.
  23. You are very welcome safe surfing
  24. Your logs are clean of malware but you may have a potential hard drive failure in the nesr future according to the event viewer. It may not fail but usually when I see those errors it does mean the drive is starting to go bad.We can try to repair the bad block by doing the following: Go to Start >Run type in cmd then hit ok. THen type in this chkdsk /r /f then hit enter. Type in Y at the prompt and then restart the computer. Let it run through this check and then let me know how it goes.
  25. Please uninstall mbam then reinstall it,it will fix that problem. Then yes follow the steps above please.
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