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Thanks for the help. The files are: SOFTWARE SYSTEM SAM SECURITY DEFAULT Navigate to %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\config\RegBack as mentioned earlier. I don't know what the Indian guy did, and how long he had access to the notebook, the customer it seem went for a jog and left this guy "fixing" his Thanks a lot. his comment is here

Then, you can always try: net stop wuauserv net stop bits ren %SYSTEMROOT%\SoftwareDistribution %SYSTEMROOT%\SoftwareDistribution.old net start wuauserv net start bits And see if that corrects anything on the Windows Update side I may not be here to reply but someone at this site will. The window which appears looks like this: The ONLY solution is to find a clean copy of the registry hives from before this occurred. There doesn’t seem to be an error log in event viewer or anywhere else I can find. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hijack-log-trying-to-fix-my-dads-computer.549708/

In other words, they scam you. I hope it all works out for you. -W 9 12/11/2006 (8:43 pm) by Will Will (921 Posts) How about defining your router network standards and comparing them for us Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name. Worth a look at any rate... -W 10 12/13/2006 (1:25 am) by Sarah Brown Sarah Brown (4 Posts) I appreciate the assistance.

Print these instructions, or copy them to a NotePad file for reading while in Safe Mode. Although they threatened that he would "never use his computer again" after he made the error of letting them on his computer via TeamViewer, I was able to go in (it's This is a business computer and needs to be back into service soon. Downloaded the ISO and burnt it to a CD.

Nathan on July 14, 2016 at 9:49 am said: Absolutely amazing find and post on this site! Any help would be appreciated. The tool may need to restart your computer to finish the cleaning process; if it doesn't, please restart it into Normal Windows. https://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?17386-Dad-s-Computer-Need-help-ASAP Now they claim your Windows license is expired and they show you (if you give them remote access) what information in your computer can be compromised; and for $200 they can

All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. The only downside, for me, is that it won't prevent freeze-ups when I connect to other access points using this specific router - but aside from family, I haven't really had By passed the router for a straight hook up? So, you might think it’s a hardware issue?

TechSpot is a registered trademark. http://newwikipost.org/topic/tJTwtxV1DS0wDNu2l6ILEgoX5jDrPIiO/Would-you-mind-taking-a-look-at-my-Hijack-log.html Share this post Link to post Share on other sites MrCharlie    Forum Deity Experts 34,168 posts Location: So. I've spoken to them over 20 times and had all sorts of fun. spawned from the holes.

She has winxp pro on her computer. this content I'm figuring it can't be too hard, but it is a UEFI system (which I have imaged). Except….the following programs are either disabled or missing the appropriate registry/service to operate: 1) Windows Update (it causes Dell's update program to not work either) 2) Windows Defender 3) Windows Restore PS- System Restore can also be broken if either (or both) VSS and WMI are corrupt.

If so, you can follow the instructions at this link (scroll down to "How to disable Syskey startup password"): http://computernetworkingnotes.com/xp-tips-and-trick/remove-administrator-password.html If it's Windows 8, write me back and I'll see if Such unscrupulous individuals are likely just after quick money, but who is to say that once they've gotten control of your system, they haven't found a way to transfer data to or links would be appreciated… thanks! weblink Set the startup type to disabled.

this actually worked fine for my friend's pc. The tool will now check if wininet.dll is infected. It will quarantine what it found and if it asks if you want to reboot, click Yes.

Mike Shackleton (Tech) on August 20, 2013 at 2:36 pm said: This is the 2nd time I have seen this, first time was able to system restore.

Great explanation of this issue, but I am assuming this PC was rebooted making the hive repair worthless. My friend was also a victim of this scam. Your regback trick did it, much less time consuming than having to reinstall everything! although I lose my data but the problem will go away right ?

Unfortunately I'm a tech at Staples so I don't make shit for money, but I am bookmarking this page so I can donate as soon as I get a better job. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! To do this, click Start Run and type: notepad "C:\Windows\System\32\drivers\etc\hosts"and press Enter. check over here Also after I said after being told you need to pay £39.99 for 5 year protection I protested & offered me a 1year for £19.99 & the 2nd man also Indian

Also remember, as it's a 1800 number, they pay every time they answer. Post again. Someone did try to scam me but when they found out I was tech savy, they hung up. Don't fall for it, no legit company will call up people about this kind of thing, just hang up and ignore the guy, don't even entertain him with a conversation, unless

Allow windows to do a repair operation and voila! Any help would be greatly appreciated! 🙂 Jeremy on January 20, 2014 at 1:32 pm said: Steve, This just happened to my father (exactly the way you described it above). Once extracted, open the folder and double click on the Policies.bat. Steve Schardein on June 11, 2016 at 4:21 pm said: Yes, it has been confirmed to work with Windows 10.

knew by date stamps that they were ok). Thanks for the helpful information! -Steve The Computer Shoppe on August 19, 2014 at 9:24 pm said: Just wanted to share that the process shared here was spot on and worked Of course, I could update my Dad's - providing that is a solution, not sure yet, but I travel a lot and would only be a fix for those routers that I just want to know if there is a way to fix this or should I just chalk it up as a loss and buy a new computer?

ANYWAY - I got their 1800 phone number and have been calling them non-stop all night in order to tie up their phone line. SWITCH OFF! Cheers Richard Charles on March 12, 2014 at 6:19 am said: Excellent! Scroll down to where it says "The J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) allows end-users to run Java applications".

New Posts ++ ATOT official NEF thread part IV ++ Latest: bigboxes, Feb 10, 2017 at 4:32 PM Off Topic Trump administration seen as more truthful than news media Latest: agent00f, Microsoft should really disable Syskey for its Home editions of Windows - a very dangerous system program in the wrong hands.