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    Greyed out tick boxes solved

    I downloaded KB898461 Package Installer for Windows and on a reboot the update choices were all there.

    Also the missing NTLDR was solved. In the Bios there is a boot order - Removable media, CD,...
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    Update options not available

    The install went OK - however the tick boxes in the "Choose updates to download and install" in the Automatic Updates are greyed out and already ticked which means I cannot choose to refuse an update...
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    A story with a moral

    Hi Jeff

    I tried to short cut the task by doing a repair install. My XP Disk is SP2. My system was SP3. Well it installed OK - but problem was that ie6 was now installed and would not work...
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    On my way

    I by passed the problems of the missing NTLDR by booting into Windows via the Bios Boot Menu, put the CD into the Drive clicked set up - and I am on my way! I will let you know the progress.

    Again...
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    NTLDR is missing can't reinstall windows

    Now when I reboot, I am getting the "NTLDR is missing" error, and although I can access the BIOS boot menu (ESP) and choose the hard disk - which it duly boots into, whenever I choose the CD Rom...
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    Reinstall & Exams

    I will have to get a clear run, but will get back with a Report when the deed is done. I guess Monday.

    I trust you will do well in your exams and you deserve to get on. Gosh it take me back 32...
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    Been busy - but a further question

    Hi

    Work has taken its demands of my time, and I can snatch a moment of two between jobs - however before I take the plunge, there is an XP wizard which can save both files and settings to another...
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    Format and reinstall - or reinstall retaining data

    Hi.

    I have read in the past that you can do a reinstall of XP from the disk which will keep the data intact plus some settings - what is your opinion, or that of your colleagues on that option -...
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    Printer Driver

    Hi.

    I have a network printer installed via a USB Port - is there any way I can save the driver to my spare drive, and then copy back to a newly formatted C Drive? It will save me hunting for one...
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    Ready to take the plunge

    Hi.

    I have now save all my essential files on my second hard disk, and scanned them for malware. I have found an Xp instalation disk and printed out my key code for XP (Thanks to the Belarch...
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    Curiosity

    I am in the middle of moving all my data. I will scan the files once they are on the second disk to make sure they are OK. Then I will reformat and reinstall - However, before that once my data is...
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    Rapport

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    When the data is safely on F, I will remove rapport from the system (via add-remove progs) but did not want to disturb it as yet - or should I?
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    Rapport

    I have noticed from the Rootkit Unhooker report that the Rapport entires have been messed with. Rapport (I am sure you know) is a untility to prevent your passwords being passed on to fraudulant...
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    The last report

    On the last report (Rootkit Unhooker) I set it going - was able to begin my work for tomorrow, have dinner, come back and read your reply, as I sent my note (which crossed yours) and still wait...
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    Rootkit Unlocker Scan Report

    THIS ONE ENDS WITH A WARNING OF A POSSIBLE ROOTKIT

    RkU Version: 3.8.389.593, Type LE (SR2)
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    OS Name: Windows XP
    Version 5.1.2600 (Service Pack 3)...
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    aswMBR Scan

    aswMBR version 0.9.9.1665 Copyright(c) 2011 AVAST Software
    Run date: 2012-04-30 19:58:44
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    19:58:44.687 OS Version: Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
    19:58:44.687 ...
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    Scans completed

    My 30 mins delay was while I was completing my work for tomorrow, and at the same time waiting for a scan from a Rootkit Unhooker app which I paste up last of all. First the TDDS Killer Report:
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    Scans

    I think our postings crossed so I will do the scans for which you asked. On the questioned posed it was really that obviously ComboFix has detected something on on the one part (hence the warning)...
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    ComboFix still reports ZeroAccess Infection

    As I had a few moments inbetween work, I reran ComboFix, but only as far as the message "You are infected with Rootkit.ZeroAccess! It has inserted itself into the tcp/ip stack. This is a particularly...
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    Hidden Keys found

    Hi Jeff

    I have a beta scanner for Rootkits from Trend Micro - too may false positives to be worthwhile (legit mp3 files and legit urls to innocent web sites) but it did find these;
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    Scan Results

    A new version of ComoFix presented itself to me when I went to run it. Below is the scan result.

    In looking for stand alone tools I came accross this review on a panda tool;...
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    Removal Tools

    In searching the web I have found this page;

    http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2011-121607-4952-99

    I ran the symantec tool which listed about a dozen files in its...
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    MS Word issues solved

    Under Options - Print - I found the "Hidden text" box ticked. I unticked the box - and walla! Fixed.
    As more than myself use the machine - it could be someone ticked the box. The family members...
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    MS WORD 2003 affected

    I have noticed that MS Word 2003 behaves strangely. I sometimes paste text up on to a document. Although the text may look OK, when it prints, html comments hidden in the document print out. I am...
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    Scans continued

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    OTL Scan:

    OTL logfile created on: 28/04/2012 19:43:25 - Run 2
    OTL by OldTimer - Version 3.2.40.0 Folder = C:\Documents and Settings\Dr...
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    Scans completed

    Hi

    I notice I have this entry in the HijackThis list;

    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride=*.local

    I have not seen it in the past - should it be...
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    System seems OK but!!

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    The System seems OK, and AVG is not flashing up Trojan warnings every three seconds - however out of curiosity I ran the vagetatool one more time and it gave the same warning as before; "You...
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    Scan results from Vagetatool

    ComboFix 12-04-27.01 - Dr Michael Foster 28/04/2012 8:02.6.4 - x86 MINIMAL
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3070.2788 [GMT 1:00]
    Running from: c:\documents and...
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    Just started the rescan

    On running the app again this message appears;
    "You are infected with Rootkit.ZeroAccess!
    It has inserted itself into the tcp/ip stack. This is a particularly difficult infection.
    If for any...
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    Continue in the morning

    I have just finished work. I have merge the reg file, and will rescan early tomorrow. Then Saturday after early am (from 9am thru to afternoon) is written off - but I will continue early sunday...
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    Scan complete - finally

    Ran Vagetatool without ditching AVG. I kept the machine booting into safe mode which did the trick. I had taken the network cable out for safety. On each reboot the machine sought to dial out as the...
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    Scan now halted

    It could be that AVG has kicked in - and is throwing a spanner in the works - As there is no way to halt AVG for more than 15 minutes - do I need to remove AVG and start again?
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    Scan now halted

    Hi -
    I got this message at the start of the Vegetatool (which refers to itself as ComboFix) - "You are infected with Rootkit.ZeroAccess!
    It has inserted itself into the tcp/ip stack. This is a...
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    OTL Report

    Hi

    here is the OTL Report;

    All processes killed
    ========== SERVICES/DRIVERS ==========
    ========== FILES ==========
    F:\WinInstallers\1stAidDisk\virus&trojans\trojankiller-setup.exe moved...
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    Scan complete

    It zoomed from 59%, at which it was stuck a good long time and suddenly it was 100%!

    The Scan is below. The entries for the F Drive are Tools (usually to do with rescuing the machine) or Jokes -...
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    Update on ESET Scanning

    Its only 59% after 6 1/2 hours, so I guess it will not be complete until at least 20:00 hrs BST.
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    Ps

    Mind you it has found some 404 infected files thus far!
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    eset scan - still scanning after 4 hours!

    Hi! The ESET Scan is still running and has been doing so for the last four hours. It is at 57% - so by 17:00 hrs BST I should be able to paste a report.
    The nuisance is that AVG keeps kicking in...
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    Malewarebytes Scan results

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Trial) 1.61.0.1400
    www.malwarebytes.org

    Database version: v2012.04.21.06

    Windows XP Service Pack 3 x86 NTFS
    Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702
    Dr Michael Foster ::...
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    Scans

    I will have to do these 9am UK BST. I am out on a visit (for my work), now until late! Again thanks.
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    Log Report & Thanks

    Thanks for stayng on the case.

    I am doing this in between my work (as I guess is true for you).

    PS I had removed the URLs for the Crack sites (as soon as you pointed them out to me) - which...
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    Loosing Disk Drives and drive "F" affected

    I had lost the two DVD drives I had. The Drivers were corruped. I reinstalled the drivers, to no avail then unistalled the Drives under Hardware in the System properties, and on reinstallation (found...
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    PS Thanks

    Thanks for the time you are taking.:bigthumb:
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    Extra Txt

    OTL Extras logfile created on: 24/04/2012 22:06:45 - Run 1
    OTL by OldTimer - Version 3.2.40.0 Folder = C:\Documents and Settings\Dr Michael Foster\Desktop
    Windows XP Professional Edition...
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    Scan results

    OTL logfile created on: 24/04/2012 22:06:45 - Run 1
    OTL by OldTimer - Version 3.2.40.0 Folder = C:\Documents and Settings\Dr Michael Foster\Desktop
    Windows XP Professional Edition Service Pack...
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    standstill again

    I ran ComboFix in ordinary mode as AVG had not flashed up any virus warnings (before every five minutes!). However after reaching stage 50 - it has stalled - and has been like this 1/2 hour - shall I...
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    rebooted

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    I rebooted as an hour has past. Back to the desktop but no report in C:
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    ComboFix Halted

    Hi

    Although ComboFix has halted I have Windows Task Manager available and it is listed in the Apps, so I can end it via the Task Manager if needed.
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    ComboFix halted

    Hi

    ComboFix has scanned to stge 50 and then deleted a whole pile of files, and three folders and has grounded to a halt and been like that for 10 imns.
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    On our way

    Hi Jeff,

    Safe mode did the trick - it rebooted ok and is now scanning.

    Am I safe to use my USB Stick which has MS Word files loaded off the infected machine to load these on my wife's machine?...
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