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#81 waterburn

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Posted 06 April 2008 - 05:21 PM

Hi,

Here's the link: http://rapidshare.co...mboFix.txt.html

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Posted 06 April 2008 - 08:02 PM

Can you do the following

Go to START>>RUN>>Type in

services.msc

Hit OK
The Services Windows should open
On the right hand side of the screen
Look for this EXACT service name
Remote Procedure Call (TPM) <-notice the TPM in brackets,
Don't confuse it with (RPC) or (RPC) Locator,


Double click on Remote Procedure Call (TPM)
In the Startup type drop down menu, set to Disabled
Apply and OK it

Next, look for this Exact service name
Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
Double click on it to open it's Properties
In the Startup type drop down menu, set to Manual
Apply and OK it
Exit from the Services windows

NEXT: Go to START>>RUN>>Type in
regedit

Navigate to this Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RasAuto

Left click to Highlight RasAuto
On the right hand side of the screen for this value name
ImagePath
Right click on ImagePath and select Modify

Under Value data:
It should read Exactly this

%SystemRoot%\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

If it doesn't, replace what you have with the above
You can copy>>paste it to ensure it's exact
Exit the registry editor

Reboot the computer, come back here and post a fresh hijackthis log

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Posted 07 April 2008 - 01:41 PM

Hi,

Here's the Hijackthis log:


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:01:43 PM, on 07/04/2008
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Prime95\Prime95.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\faxsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X74-X75\lxbbbmgr.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\internat.exe
C:\Program Files\BitTorrent\bittorrent.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark X74-X75\lxbbbmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINNT\SoftwareDistribution\Download\3f7da105e4a8ee0eb9cd753ca285be6f\update\update.exe

O2 - BHO: SnagIt Toolbar Loader - {00C6482D-C502-44C8-8409-FCE54AD9C208} - C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 8\SnagItBHO.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINNT\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: SnagIt - {8FF5E183-ABDE-46EB-B09E-D2AAB95CABE3} - C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 8\SnagItIEAddin.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Synchronization Manager] mobsync.exe /logon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Lexmark X74-X75] "C:\Program Files\Lexmark X74-X75\lxbbbmgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmcService] C:\PROGRA~1\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe -startgui
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [internat.exe] internat.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [igndlm.exe] C:\Program Files\Download Manager\DLM.exe /windowsstart /startifwork
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [KnightSpy] c:\program files\metal knights\knightspy.exe (User 'Default user')
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINNT\system32\msjava.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java ????ì¨ - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\WINNT\system32\msjava.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {85d1f590-48f4-11d9-9669-0800200c9a66} - C:\WINNT\bdoscandel.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Uninstall BitDefender Online Scanner v8 - {85d1f590-48f4-11d9-9669-0800200c9a66} - C:\WINNT\bdoscandel.exe
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O16 - DPF: {02A2D714-433E-46E4-B217-7C3B3FAF8EAE} - http://www.worldwinn...rabblecubes.cab
O16 - DPF: {0EB0E74A-2A76-4AB3-A7FB-9BD8C29F7F75} (CKAVWebScan Object) - http://www.kaspersky...can_unicode.cab
O16 - DPF: {193C772A-87BE-4B19-A7BB-445B226FE9A1} (ewidoOnlineScan Control) - http://downloads.ewi...oOnlineScan.cab
O16 - DPF: {1A1F56AA-3401-46F9-B277-D57F3421F821} - http://www.worldwinn...GamesLoader.cab
O16 - DPF: {33E54F7F-561C-49E6-929B-D7E76D3AFEB1} - http://www.worldwinn...0/pool/pool.cab
O16 - DPF: {39B0684F-D7BF-4743-B050-FDC3F48F7E3B} (CDownloadCtrl Object) - http://www.fileplane...C_2.3.6.108.cab
O16 - DPF: {58FC4C77-71C2-4972-A8CD-78691AD85158} - http://www.worldwinn...jattack/bja.cab
O16 - DPF: {5D86DDB5-BDF9-441B-9E9E-D4730F4EE499} (BDSCANONLINE Control) - http://download.bitd...can8/oscan8.cab
O16 - DPF: {62969CF2-0F7A-433B-A221-FD8818C06C2F} - http://www.worldwinn...x/blockwerx.cab
O16 - DPF: {6C6FE41A-0DA6-42A1-9AD8-792026B2B2A7} - http://www.worldwinn...ll/freecell.cab
O16 - DPF: {7B297BFD-85E4-4092-B2AF-16A91B2EA103} (WScanCtl Class) - http://ca.com/us/sec...nfo/webscan.cab
O16 - DPF: {8A94C905-FF9D-43B6-8708-F0F22D22B1CB} - http://www.worldwinn...ed/wwlaunch.cab
O16 - DPF: {94299420-321F-4FF9-A247-62A23EBB640B} - http://www.worldwinn...jo/wordmojo.cab
O16 - DPF: {9903F4ED-B673-456A-A15F-ED90C7DE9EF5} - http://www.worldwinn...v46/sol/sol.cab
O16 - DPF: {B06CE1BC-5D9D-4676-BD28-1752DBF394E0} - http://www.worldwinn...man/hangman.cab
O16 - DPF: {D4323BF2-006A-4440-A2F5-27E3E7AB25F8} - http://a532.g.akamai...l/installer.exe
O16 - DPF: {E70E3E64-2793-4AEF-8CC8-F1606BE563B0} - http://www.worldwinn...es/wwspades.cab
O16 - DPF: {E8F628B5-259A-4734-97EE-BA914D7BE941} (Driver Agent ActiveX Control) - http://driveragent.c...driveragent.cab
O20 - Winlogon Notify: !SASWinLogon - C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASWINLO.dll
O23 - Service: AVG Anti-Spyware Guard - GRISOFT s.r.o. - C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
O23 - Service: Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service (dmadmin) - VERITAS Software Corp. - C:\WINNT\System32\dmadmin.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\1150\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINNT\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
O23 - Service: Prime95 Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Prime95\Prime95.exe
O23 - Service: Sygate Personal Firewall (SmcService) - Sygate Technologies, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe

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End of file - 5677 bytes


Thanks!

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Posted 07 April 2008 - 04:05 PM

Hi,

Whenever I open setup.exe, a message pops up: Setup.exe has generated errors and will be closed by windows. You will need to restart the program. An error log is being created. Like the one here: http://rubenlaguna.c.../11/cygwin4.png

So I check drwtsn32.log. I find a part which I think is my error (Here's a translation): Application procedures accident occurred mistakes:
Application procedures: (pid = 1424)
Time: 2008-4-7 @ 17:27:51.605
Unexpected #: c00000fd (stack overflow)


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P.S Check the above post


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Posted 07 April 2008 - 11:01 PM

Do a "System scan only" with Hijackthis and put a check next to these entries:

O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [KnightSpy] c:\program files\metal knights\knightspy.exe (User 'Default user')

After you have ticked the above entries, close All other open windows
Including this one
Leave Hijackthis open and click FIX CHECKED
OK the prompt and exit Hijackthis
Reboot the computer

Do you still get an error message
If so, be EXACT of what you are doing when it happens
Are you trying to run a game, if so, how old is it
What game is it?

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Posted 08 April 2008 - 01:36 PM

Hi,

I do still get an error message. I get the message when I double click setup.exe to install the Roller Coaster Tycoon 2. The game is 6 years old which is suitable for my computer since it is 10 years old-> used to be Windows 98.

Thanks!

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Posted 08 April 2008 - 05:05 PM

Hi,

I do still get an error message. I get the message when I double click setup.exe to install the Roller Coaster Tycoon 2. The game is 6 years old which is suitable for my computer since it is 10 years old-> used to be Windows 98.

Thanks!

Waterburn


This sounds totally unrelated to the problems of malware you were experiencing earlier
You should start a whole new topic about it
I want to finish this topic
Besides the setup.exe error, how is everything running?

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Posted 08 April 2008 - 05:59 PM

Hi,

Besides that everything else is fine. All the problems: copy & paste, drag and drop, links...etc. are fixed.

I gotta to hand it all to you.

Thank you very much!!!! B) B) B)

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Posted 08 April 2008 - 07:33 PM

To save on room on your harddrive
You can uninstall Kaspersky's online scanner
Bit Defender can be removed within Internet Explorer in the toolbar under TOOLS

Go to START>>RUN>>copy then paste the next entry in bold

ComboFix /u
Then hit OK
This will uninstall combofix

Go to START>>All Programs>>Accessories>>System Tools>>System Restore
Select>>Create a New restore point
Give it a name, any name,
and click Create
Windows will prompt when it was created successfully

When that's done

download the OTMoveIt2 by OldTimer.
  • Save it to your desktop.
  • Double-click OTMoveIt2.exe to run it.
  • Click the Cleanup! button
    A list will be downloaded>>Allow it Internet access if prompted by your Firewall
    Don't change anything in this list
  • Select Yes at the prompt
    Wait for the confirmation box to open to reboot the computer
    Don't mouseclick during the wait as you may cause the tool to stall
  • Select Yes to reboot Now
NOTE: This procedure will also delete OTMoveit.exe from desktop


I suggest that you add SpywareBlaster to your protection software
SpywareBlaster by JavaCool *Will block bad ActiveX Controls
*Block Malevolent cookies in Internet Explorer and Firefox
*Restrict actions of potentially dangerous sites in Internet Explorer
After installation, Check for updates
After updating, select "Protection" on the Left
Then select "Enable all Protection"
"Check for updates every couple of weeks"
after every update just simply click the "enable protection on all unprotected items"

Take a look at miekiemoes site with other ideas on How to prevent Malware:

Keep your new Firewall installed and operational when Online
You can check in it's options to disable the Automatic update, as it won't check for updates

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Posted 09 April 2008 - 02:29 PM

Hi,

I have a lot of quotes to explain what didn't work in your instructions.

ComboFix /u
Then hit OK
This will uninstall combofix

In run, it doesn't recognize the command.

Go to START>>All Programs>>Accessories>>System Tools>>System Restore
Select>>Create a New restore point
Give it a name, any name,
and click Create
Windows will prompt when it was created successfully

Doesn't exist probably because that was meant for Windows XP

  • Wait for the confirmation box to open to reboot the computer
    Don't mouseclick during the wait as you may cause the tool to stall
  • Select Yes to reboot Now

The confirmation box doesn't open.


"Check for updates every couple of weeks"

That button doesn't exist. Do you mean for me to do that? Am I protected if I close SpywareBlaster?


Keep your new Firewall installed and operational when Online
You can check in it's options to disable the Automatic update, as it won't check for updates

Could you clarify?


There is a problem/question in bold after every quote.

Thanks!

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 05:23 PM

In run, it doesn't recognize the command.
Don't worry about it, Delete these folders if found

C:\Qoobox
C:\Deckard

Then ensure you run OTMoveit2 cleanup instructions

Doesn't exist probably because that was meant for Windows XP

Yup, I have XP on my brain, keep forgetting your running 2000

The confirmation box doesn't open.

Did you allow it to communicate thru Sygates?

Could you clarify?

Double click on the Sygate Icon by the clock to open the Program
Click on TOOLS>>OPTIONS>>UPDATES
Uncheck "Auto check for Updates...."

That button doesn't exist. Do you mean for me to do that? Am I protected if I close SpywareBlaster?

Open SpywareBlaster, it's not really a button, but notice UPDATES on the left hand side?

From the Creators site of SpywareBlaster

The most important step you can take is to secure your system. And SpywareBlaster is the most powerful protection program available.

# Prevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted software.
# Block spyware/tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
# Restrict the actions of potentially unwanted sites in Internet Explorer.


SpywareBlaster can help keep your system spyware-free and secure, without interfering with the "good side" of the web.

And unlike other programs, SpywareBlaster does not have to remain running in the background.


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Posted 10 April 2008 - 06:36 PM

Hi,

Don't worry about it, Delete these folders if found

C:\Qoobox
C:\Deckard

Then ensure you run OTMoveit2 cleanup instructions

Qoobox and Deckard are already deleted. The rest of the files in cleanup are not found. Should I delete OTMoveit2.exe?

Did you allow it to communicate thru Sygates?

Yes I did. Just wondering, how do you know to allow or not for Sygates?

There is still one small problem, it restarts, but not very often.

Thanks!

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Posted 11 April 2008 - 08:31 PM

I'm going to make a suggestion, Upgrade your machine
If your not into doing that, at minimum, go to the manufacturers' website
Download and save to external media, Network>>Video>>Sound drivers
Then download again Sygates
Do not ever again try and attempt connection to Internet without proper Windows updates and Firewall set in place, that was your initial mistake


CLEAN INSTALL your operating system, remember, this system is way behind the times
You have minimal storage left

We will probably go on for another few weeks trying to clear problems on this computer
If we will ever clear them

According to the dss.exe scan
Total Physical Memory: 184 MiB (256 MiB recommended).

Not much, 64 mb shared to Video

I would suggest installing a free AntiVirus software, but not knowing your processor speed, this may slow your computer considerably

If you don't want to clean install
Uninstall ALL programs you DON'T need installed, clear some of your minimal hard drive space
You posted what your 3 partitions had,
Why the heck to have a small harddrive like that partitioned is beyond me
You have a total, I believe, of less than 2gb left on 3 partitions

Do yourself a favor Waterburn, backup to CD or external drive, what you need
Not including any bloated games or software
Clean Install this system, don't treat it as a 500gb hard drive if you only have 8gb
8gb is good enough for 1 partition

I think this computer can't update to much memory, or I would suggest also to upgrade your memory

I don't mean to sound harsh, but I think we could be going here for another month and get nowhere
It's time to upgrade!
It would be a waste of yours and my time to go any further with this box

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 05:44 PM

Hi,

Sorry to sound annoying.

I'm going to make a suggestion, Upgrade your machine
If your not into doing that, at minimum, go to the manufacturers' website
Download and save to external media, Network>>Video>>Sound drivers
Then download again Sygates
Do not ever again try and attempt connection to Internet without proper Windows updates and Firewall set in place, that was your initial mistake

Could you clarify? I don’t get it. Also don’t know why I have to download Sygates again.

I want to clean install the system. I am borrowing the Windows 2000 Professional right now, so that’s not a problem. To help me decide if I should reinstall or not, I have made a pro and con list. For the setup problem, I sent a detailed report on what the problem is and what steps I have taken already. Just have to wait 7-10 days for replies.

REINSTALL

PROS

1) All problems will be fixed: The ones I have now (I can’t do much when the computer restarts randomly or every 30 minutes), (I really want to play Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 but it just doesn’t work) And the future problems: (Who knows what if another major problem pops up, reinstalling will prevent it.), (Some day when I will have to do something important and it doesn’t work, the only way might be to reinstall)

2) As you said we could go for another month and get nowhere. It could take forever to fix the problems I have now when I can easily just reinstall. Then more problems will come.

3) All viruses will probably be cleared (If any). A clean reinstall will probably get rid of any remaining viruses. Who knows? There could still be some viruses right now.

4) Its nice to start fresh and new. It feels good when your desktop is almost empty unlike now when it is almost full. Its like you’re getting a new computer.

REINSTALL

CONS

1) It will take lots of time to update (All fixes, service packs…etc.) and install all drivers (Printer, modem…etc.), programs (Antivirus, diagnosis tools …etc.), games (Zoo Tycoon…etc.)

2) Why reinstall when the computer is still able to function, we should update hardware. (Software isn’t the main problem; it is because the computer is 10 years old with 196MB of memory, 500 MHZ processor and 14 GB of disk space.)

3) I will have to backup all the important documents, saved games, favorites…etc. This will take time and I will have to find a way to get all the stuff onto floppies, sites, e-mail. (I don’t have a CD Burner)

4) Risk of mistakes or incompletion. What if during the installation it can’t find a file and your computer is stuck in that stage of Setup. So you will be left with half a computer. Or something like: The CD Key doesn’t work or you pressed a wrong button during installation (Since the setup is in Chinese.)

Please take time to read through the PROS and CONS.

Now to explain things you have touched in your post. First of all my hard drive is not partitioned. The 14 GB of storage is on 2 hard drives. The first hard drive is the one that came with the computer (Drive C). It has 4 GB and is the system drive. Then just about 5 months ago my other computer burned up so I took out its hard drive. (Someone gave that computer to us). After working for hours, I finally hooked it up to this computer. It is a 10 GB disk partitioned into 2 drives D and E.

I don’t have a CD burner, but I could easily get one. I just don’t think I need it that much. If you know any other sites like Rapid Share, tell me. I need a site that can take more than 100 MB and is free. Right now I can attach 10 MB per message at Yahoo. I have a few floppies with about 1 MB storage that can be used to store some documents.

I can upgrade my memory to a maximum of 256 MB. Never tried it, but should be fine. But by overloading the other computer with memory, smoke started coming out of it and the wire coating started dripping onto the memory sticks, destroying it. I used to only have 128 MB of memory. We got lucky when buying another stick since the storeowner gave it to us for free. It is junk for him since he has piles of memory sticks from old computers but it is like treasure for us. After getting 64 MB of memory the computer was at least able to do basic things and some games. Before the computer froze, showed low memory messages and words were disappearing from windows. I had to use task manager to shut down explorer.exe. To use the Internet I had to type iexplore.exe in task manager. In desperate cases for memory, I had to shut down processes such as svchost.exe, faxsvc.exe, WinMgmt.exe, explorer.exe and of course processes for antivirus…etc.

Another thing is I take your posts and responses seriously. I try to follow your instructions exactly and ask if it doesn’t work out exactly. Also I check the forums for responses everyday. (I have the tech forums on favorites) I spend a lot of time researching my problems. If there is an error message, I copy it out exactly and put it in Google. Sometimes I spend up to 5 hours downloading, reading forums and sites to try to fix my problems. An example is I have almost worked for 30 minutes straight just typing this post. Until I came to tech forums, I was alone in fixing problems. I must say this forum is the most helpful source I have used so far. This is especially because you check the forums everyday; provide clear instructions, solutions that actually fix the problem. So if you say for me to reinstall, I will.

Please read this over and give me your opinions, thoughts, suggestions, what to do…etc. This post has tons of information. So make good use of it. I checked the BIOS date and it says May 1998.

Thank- you very much for getting me this far!


Waterburn B)


P.S I typed this in Microsoft Word and it says there are exactly 1000 words!

B) B) B)

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Posted 12 April 2008 - 09:54 PM

P.S I typed this in Microsoft Word and it says there are exactly 1000 words!


That's good, let me know how everything is running after the clean install
I'm not reading all of it

I don't want to, but almost feel obigated to Lock this topic
The computer you have is probably built in 1998, and your still trying to keep it running on bare minimums
And wondering why it is not as responsive as you want it, you appear to know why
It's an old computer, come on Waterburn, are you serious about this computer, or we just playing around

Reformat the thing and Clean install 2000
Get more Ram, 256 is better than your 128, if you want to keep this computer, install it

I really don't want to get to much more involved with this dinosaur, but go ahead and keep trying

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 10:40 AM

Hi,

I found the site to help me install. It is on the same site which tells me how to repair that you provided before. The repairs I did before were not complete. After reboot from the blue setup screen, I just assumed it was done. But now I continued the second part after the reboot. It set me back to Service pack 2. So now I am taking my time installing all the critical updates and service packs. Also I reinstalled Internet Explorer 6. If I am going to reinstall, I need to spend at least a week to backup. Do you know a site similar to rapidshare but can load more than 100MB for free?

Thanks

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 04:46 PM

The repairs I did before were not complete. After reboot from the blue setup screen, I just assumed it was done. But now I continued the second part after the reboot. It set me back to Service pack 2. So now I am taking my time installing all the critical updates and service packs


Well, that may save us a clean install if you have luck updating to SP4
Try that first, get all latest critical updates afterwards

Then post back and let me know how things are running

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 07:20 PM

Hi,

Unfortunately the repair was not sucessful. Several times Service Pack 4 had errors during the installation and closed. There was a total of 27 critical service packs and updates. I tried installing all 25 critical updates first. Then I installed some kind of security roll up seperately. And lastly I installed Service Pack 4, it was sucessful. Installing all the critical updates and service packs was sucessful. But after that web sites took a long time to load, way longer than ususal and about 5 times the Blue Screen of Death showed up. The Blue Screen of Death never showed up in the past so it was quite a surprise.

So then I took 3 hours adding all the files I wanted to backup to a Winrar Archive. Then I took the Winrar archives with all the documents and files in it and uploaded it to RapidShare. After an hour of uploading I put the download links in a notepad file on a floppy. Then I reformated Drive C Only and reinstalled Windows 2000 on it. The setup took about 30 minutes. Then after I logged in, I noticed how fresh the desktop looked with only 5 icons unlike before, 56 icons. I checked drive C and about 900 MB was used and 3 GB was empty. Drive D and E are still like before except Drive D has 1.08 GB free unlike before 0.99 GB free. I don't know if I should format Drive C and D.

Since I had to go on the Internet to download Sygates, there is a small amount of time I was on the Internet unprotected. I noticed the first suspicious message telling me to visit another site to download an antivirus and to reboot.

Thanks Again!

Waterburn

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 08:50 PM

So are you saying you now have SP4 installed and everything is fine?
I'm not sure what your saying

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Posted 13 April 2008 - 09:52 PM

Hi,

I am saying I reformated drive C and reinstalled the system on it. Drive D and E are still what they were before. Right now I haven't downloaded the critical updates yet. It is still Windows 2000 SP2 without the critical updates. Roller Coaster tycoon 2 installed perfectly. I got the printer installed and Microsoft Office. I have about 2 GB of space left on drive C. Also no more Blue Screens of Death and (I think) no more restarts. There are also only 8 icons on the desktop when there was 56 icons before.

Thanks!

Waterburn