Recent content by fenris_wolf

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    Missing InetClnt.dll

    I am unable to access my Quicken program. When I attempt to do so I get a message reading, "This application has failed to start because InetClnt.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." Alas, when I try to re-install the program, I get a message telling...
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    wordperfect 10

    It will come as no consolation to learn I have the same problem with WordPerfect 11, which was loaded on my Dell when I got it.
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    Desktop.ini?

    I use Windows XP. have a number of desktop icons I use as repositories for numerous program icons. For example, my icon labelled "Security" has the Ad-Aware and Spy-bot program icons, among others. Lately icons labelled "Desktop.ini" have begun appearing in the windows opened by...
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    cannot find server

    Out of curiosity, did you update Norton Anti-Virus at about the time your problems developed? I discovered that when I last updated NAV it reset a number of the IE and email settings on my laptop, giving rise to problems similar to those you experienced.
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    Use this word in a sentence game

    Key lime pie is my favorite, followed closely by gooseberry pie. patrician
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    cannot find server

    FWIW, my laptop has developed a somewhat similar problem. The only difference is that I can access a few websites on my favorites list, though I can do nothing once they open (that is, I cannot get beyond the opening page). I will pay close attention to any advice given the author of the...
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    security download problems and about:blank

    System Restore seems to have resolved the about:blank problem. Many thanks!
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    security download problems and about:blank

    Yes, it is Windows Xp. The HJT was downloaded Tuesday, April 26, as was Spybot. I cannot be sure when the about:blank problem began, since it is on a computer at work that I rarely use (although others use it daily). I estimate it began about a month ago. I am slapping my forehead and...
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    security download problems and about:blank

    All of the downloads I tried were the unzipped ones. here is the HJT log: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe...
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    security download problems and about:blank

    I have tried repeatedly to download @WinSpy, Spyware Blaster and CW Shredder tonight without success. Each time I try the process begins, then stops and a window appears telling me IE has to shut down because it has encountered a problem. I have tried these at several different sites. I...
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    (Solved) Help! coolsearch.biz has taken over!

    At last, I get to return the favor and help someone else! Ruffnredy, take a look at the thread titled "Hijack This! log: Please diagnose" in this forum, and you'll find the great answer I got whan I asked about svchost.exe.
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    Hijack This! log: Please diagnose

    Okay. . . maybe. I followed your last note, then on a hunch ran a search for svchost.exe on the C drive. This yielded a file titled SVCHOST.EXE-16C7D411.pf in folder C:\WINDOWS\prefetch. Judging from the time stamp under "Date Modified" it was created when I ran the search function about...
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    Hijack This! log: Please diagnose

    I just tried what you suggested, $teve. At the point where I hit "Enter" after typing del C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe I was advised "Access is denied."
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    Hijack This! log: Please diagnose

    The following is the Hijack This! log from the computer referenced in the post titled, "ConnInst1? Huh?" I appreciate any advice given. Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7 Scan saved at 10:23:06 AM, on 4/27/2004 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1...
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    ConnInts1? Huh?

    Thanks. I'll give it a shot first thing in the morning.
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