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      11-24-2006, 02:00 AM   #1
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Another computer question....

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Where is the start up menu where I can delete or edit a program from starting up?

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      11-24-2006, 02:02 AM   #2
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start -> programs -> startup -> delete whatever programs in that box that you dont want starting up
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      11-24-2006, 02:04 AM   #3
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or to take a look at all your startup items...

start -> run -> type in "msconfig" + enter -> click "startup" label -> unclick the checks for the things you dont want running
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but i would advise you to only uncheck what you know you dont need... as in yoru completely sure.. haha
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      11-24-2006, 02:06 AM   #5
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i think i picked up a virus......it's not showing on the menu....

some kind of spyware.....i'm not even sure what that is....

it wants me to purchase a program from them in order to get rid viruses....etc.

and i can't get rid of it......and it keeps popping up new anti-virus window junks........
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do you have an anti spyware or virus checker?
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http://download.yousendit.com/7A3B96FF18ACDA14

this might help you find it... and kill the process... but your best bet is to use ur system restore to restore to a point before you got the program... (the program is essentially control-alt-delete thing but it shows you more...)
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      11-24-2006, 02:17 AM   #8
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do you have an anti spyware or virus checker?
i ran mcAfee.....Norton Spyware......Ad-ware...etc....

no luck.....
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      11-24-2006, 02:18 AM   #9
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you can try adaware free.. it detects alot of spyware but is only effect to an extent... you can also use the free microsoft antispyare utility http://www.microsoft.com/athome/secu...e/default.mspx

the combination is probably better
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      11-24-2006, 02:20 AM   #10
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every 5 minutes or so....a new window like this would appeared....

it's like the program is advertising to me.....hahaha!
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ouch... okay are u running XP? + do u know when you got ur spyware crap
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yes....i'm running XP.....we had guests over at the house the other day......

and a lot of people were surfing the net......and i was left with this junk.....

got the junk last night.......
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so assuming that was the cause of that + your system restore has been turned on since you got your computer or wahtever... you can

start -> programs -> accessories -> system tools -> system restore -> click "Restore My Computer to an Earlier Time" + Click "next" -> Choose the Date (two days away?) + "Next" -> and i'm guessing it restores to that time.

note: if you have any files that you downloaded or made between the date of restoration and now... you should back them up.

***system restore is irreversible. (i would do this only if my virus scanner / spyware progs cant locate/uninstall that stuff)
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reformat your pc. the only true solution. dont take a risk using a program thikning it will clear it all up. there is no program that detects ALL viruses/spyware.

i am a clean user and i had this major attack a month ago. tons of popups and major hang when running programs, etc. a quick format did the job
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      11-24-2006, 02:31 AM   #15
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yeah sungmin is right.... reformating is the only solution that will guarentee anything... but it is also a bitch and time consuming. reformat = when all else fails and you've lost all patience...
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too bad that you live so far, i can remove it for you.

go download a program call Hijackthis and run it then post your log on here. I can read from that list and probably can point you to the right direction. Or likes sungrim said, back up what you need then re-install windows from scratch.
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just did the "system restore".........and everything is back to normal.........

from now on......i'm gonna have a sign up sheet for anyone who is using my computer!

btw....how do you reformat......and do you lose any files/info?

thanks a lot!!!!!!!

*I've been a MAC user all my life.....never had problems with Virus....etc.
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glad system restore worked for you.

when you install Windows XP, it allows you to reinstall with or without formatting your HD. If you chose to format, you'll lose everything on your HD. There're ways to recovered formated drive but it's a pain.

Btw, system restored only restored system state and core files. The spyware files are might be in your system. Go download MS Defender http://www.microsoft.com/defender. It's quite good.

For internet browser, try to use Mozila browser such as Firefox. It helps to keep spyware away from your PC.
Internet Explorer(IE) has direct scripting connected to your OS so, it can be easily attack.
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Although I'm not naive enough to believe that using a mac for the majortiy of my computer time keeps me 100% safe, but it certianly is a LOT more secure, so there's always the option of switching back in your case
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that was the easiest solution to fix a virus i've ever seen. Heck i was going to send him into the registry and delete stuff from the HKLM\\\\run menu. Phew..
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Yes, you will loose every files/folders if you reformat.
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Yes, you will loose every files/folders if you reformat.
not an option then............until i get an external hard-drive to back up my files/folders......

thanks for the info..........
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