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kerfuffle1961

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I read mosaic1's posting for casper03 from Jan 3.
I'm having the same problem after trying to load easycd creator 5 platinum.
I went to the website and downloaded and ran startup.log
From here on I'm lost!
Can anyone help me? (i'm nearly Computer iliterate!)
 

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---------- C:\WINDOWS\desktop\StartUp.Log

Start-Ups checked at 18/01/2002 22:54:37.49
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StartUp Log for Windows 95/98 - Freeware by rmbox
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Comments:

This is a log of all the programs on your computer that
are starting automatically every time you start Windows.
Using this log can be a quick way to spot trojans.

StartUp Log (version 1.54) - Release Date 12/12/2001

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StartUp Log Index

1. HKLM Run
2. HKCU Run
3. HKLM RunOnce
4. HKCU RunOnce
5. HKLM RunServices
6. HKLM RunServicesOnce
7. WIN.INI file
8. SYSTEM.INI file
9. AUTOEXEC.BAT file
10. StartUp folder
11. All Users StartUp
12. Misc. StartUp Configurations

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The following is a list of your current Start-Ups
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1. HKLM Run - Registry

[RegPath]
"StartUp"


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"ScanRegistry"="C:\\WINDOWS\\scanregw.exe /autorun"
"TaskMonitor"="C:\\WINDOWS\\taskmon.exe"
"PCHealth"="C:\\WINDOWS\\PCHealth\\Support\\PCHSchd.exe -s"
"SystemTray"="SysTray.Exe"
"LoadPowerProfile"="Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme"
"AtiPTA"="Atiptaxx.exe"
"Microsoft IntelliType Pro"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Microsoft Hardware\\Keyboard\\speedkey.exe\""
"Adaptec DirectCD"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\ADAPTEC\\DIRECTCD\\DIRECTCD.EXE"
"InstantAccess"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\TEXTBR~1.0\\BIN\\INSTAN~1.EXE /h"
"RegisterDropHandler"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\TEXTBR~1.0\\BIN\\REGIST~1.EXE"
"NAV DefAlert"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\NORTON~1\\DEFALERT.EXE"
"Norton Auto-Protect"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\NORTON~1\\NAVAPW32.EXE /LOADQUIET"
"Norton eMail Protect"="C:\\Program Files\\Norton AntiVirus\\POPROXY.EXE"
"RealTray"="C:\\Program Files\\Real\\RealPlayer\\RealPlay.exe SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER"
"POINTER"="point32.exe"
"LoadQM"="loadqm.exe"
"QuickTime Task"="C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\QTTASK.EXE"
"WinampAgent"="\"C:\\PROGRAM FILES\\WINAMP\\WINAMPa.exe\""
"$EnterNet"="C:\\PROGRAM FILES\\SYMPATICO\\ACCESS MANAGER\\APP\\EnterNet.exe -AutoStart"
"AdaptecDirectCD"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Adaptec\\Easy CD Creator 5\\DirectCD\\DirectCD.exe\""
"webHancer Agent"="\"C:\\Program Files\\webHancer\\Programs\\whAgent.exe\""
"PE2CKFNT SE"="C:\\Program Files\\Ulead Systems\\Ulead Photo Express 2 SE\\ChkFont.exe"
"CreateCD50"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\COMMON~1\\ADAPTE~1\\CREATECD\\CREATE~1.EXE -r"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MSFS]
"Installed"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\MAPI]
"NoChange"="1"
"Installed"="1"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\OptionalComponents\IMAIL]
"Installed"="1"


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2. HKCU Run - Registry

[RegPath]
"StartUp"


[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"Mirabilis ICQ"="C:\\Program Files\\ICQ\\NDetect.exe"
"MSMSGS"="\"C:\\PROGRA~1\\MESSEN~1\\msmsgs.exe\" /background"
"Washer"="C:\\Program Files\\Washer\\washer.exe /0"


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3. HKLM RunOnce - Registry

[RegPath]
"StartUp"


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]


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4. HKCU RunOnce - Registry

[RegPath]
"StartUp"


[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]


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5. HKLM RunServices - Registry

[RegPath]
"StartUp"


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices]
"LoadPowerProfile"="Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme"
"SchedulingAgent"="mstask.exe"
"SSDPSRV"="C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\ssdpsrv.exe"
"*StateMgr"="C:\\WINDOWS\\System\\Restore\\StateMgr.exe"
"ATIPOLAB"="ati2evxx.exe"
"StillImageMonitor"="C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\STIMON.EXE"
"RegisterDropHandler"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\TEXTBR~1.0\\BIN\\REGIST~1.EXE"
"ScriptBlocking"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Common Files\\Symantec Shared\\Script Blocking\\SBServ.exe\" -reg"


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6. HKLM RunServicesOnce - Registry

[RegPath]
"StartUp"


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce]


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7. WIN.INI File - (c:\windows\win.ini)

Your win.ini run/load lines should look like run= and load= exclusively.
There should be nothing to the right of the equal signs.


These are the run and load lines in your WIN.INI file

run=hpfsched,C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\VTAgentReboot.exe
OldRun=hpfsched

load=

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8. SYSTEM.INI File - (c:\windows\system.ini)

Your system.ini shell line should look like shell=Explorer.exe exclusively.
You should only see Explorer.exe following the equal sign.


This is the shell line in your SYSTEM.INI file

shell=Explorer.exe

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9. AUTOEXEC.BAT File - (c:\autoexec.bat)

(Some trojans have been known to start from this file)


These are your program startups and set paths in your autoexec.bat file


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10. StartUp Folder - (c:\windows\start menu\programs\startup)

Shortcuts to any program will automatically start when placed here.


These are the shortcuts located in your StartUp folder

C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\Microsoft Office.lnk
C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\Webshots.lnk
C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\Event Reminder.lnk
C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\Screen Saver Control.lnk
C:\WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\Photo Express Calendar Checker SE.lnk

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11. All Users Folder - (c:\windows\all users\start menu\programs\startup)

Shortcuts to any program will automatically start when placed here.


These are the shortcuts located in your All Users StartUp folder


*(No start-ups found)*

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12. Miscellaneous StartUp Configurations

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Registry StartUp Directories
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Should show the Start Menu StartUp and All Users StartUp directories

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[1] HKCU - Shell Folders

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

"Startup"="C:\\WINDOWS\\Start Menu\\Programs\\StartUp"

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[2] HKCU - User Shell Folders

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders


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[3] HKLM - Shell Folders

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Shell Folders

"Common Startup"="C:\\WINDOWS\\All Users\\Start Menu\\Programs\\StartUp"

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[4] HKLM - User Shell Folders

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\User Shell Folders


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Registry Shell Spawning
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Open Commands for Executable File Types

@="\"%1\" %*"
(.exe file - RegPath = HKCR\exefile\shell\open\command)

@="\"%1\" %*"
(.com file - RegPath = HKCR\comfile\shell\open\command)

@="\"%1\" /S"
(.scr file - RegPath = HKCR\scrfile\shell\open\command)

@="\"%1\" %*"
(.bat file - RegPath = HKCR\batfile\shell\open\command)

@="\"%1\" %*"
(.pif file - RegPath = HKCR\piffile\shell\open\command)

@="C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\MSHTA.EXE \"%1\" %*"
(.hta file - RegPath = HKCR\htafile\shell\open\command)

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HKLM RunOnceEx - Registry
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnceEx]


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HKU (.Default) Run - Registry
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[HKEY_USERS\.Default\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"Mirabilis ICQ"="C:\\Program Files\\ICQ\\NDetect.exe"
"MSMSGS"="\"C:\\PROGRA~1\\MESSEN~1\\msmsgs.exe\" /background"
"Washer"="C:\\Program Files\\Washer\\washer.exe /0"


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HKU (.Default) RunOnce - Registry
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[HKEY_USERS\.Default\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]


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StubPaths - Registry (Partial Listing)
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(Please see the StubPath.txt on your desktop for complete listing)

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components


"StubPath"="C:\\WINDOWS\\msnmgsr1.exe"
"StubPath"="C:\\WINDOWS\\COMMAND\\sulfnbk.exe /L"
"StubPath"=""
"OldStubPath"="\"C:\\PROGRA~1\\OUTLOO~1\\setup50.exe\" /APP:OE /CALLER:IE50 /user /install"
"RealStubPath"="\"C:\\PROGRA~1\\OUTLOO~1\\setup50.exe\" /APP:OE /CALLER:IE50 /user /install"
"OldStubPath"="\"C:\\PROGRA~1\\OUTLOO~1\\setup50.exe\" /APP:WAB /CALLER:IE50 /user /install"
"RealStubPath"="\"C:\\PROGRA~1\\OUTLOO~1\\setup50.exe\" /APP:WAB /CALLER:IE50 /user /install"
"StubPath"="C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\updcrl.exe -e -u C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\verisignpub1.crl"
"StubPath"="C:\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM\\ie4uinit.exe"

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WINSTART.BAT File - (c:\windows\winstart.bat)
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@C:\WINDOWS\tmpcpyis.bat

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DOSSTART.BAT File - (c:\windows\dosstart.bat)
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@echo off

REM Notes:
REM DOSSTART.BAT is run whenenver you choose "Restart the computer
REM in MS-DOS mode" from the Shutdown menu in Windows. It allows
REM you to load programs that you might not want loaded in Windows,
REM (because they have functional equivalents) but that you do
REM want loaded under MS-DOS. The two primary candidates for
REM this are MSCDEX and a real mode driver for the mouse you ship
REM with your system. Commands that you want present in both Windows
REM and MS-DOS should be placed in the Autoexec.bat in the
REM \Image directory of your reference server. Please note that for
REM MSCDEX you will need to load the corresponding real-mode CD
REM driver in Config.sys. This driver won't be used by Windows 98
REM but will be available prior to and after Windows 98 exits.
REM
REM This file is also helpful if you want to F8 boot into MS-DOS 7.0
REM before Windows loads and access the CD-ROM. All you have to do
REM is press F8 and then run DOSSTART to load MSCDEX and your real
REM mode mouse driver (no need to remember the command line parameters
REM for these two files.
REM
REM - You MUST explicitly specify the CD ROM Drive Letter for MSCDEX.
REM - The string following the /D: statement must explicitly match
REM the string in CONFIG.SYS following your CD-ROM device driver.

REM MSCDEX.EXE /D:OEMCD001 /l:d
REM MOUSE.EXE


LH C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~1\MOUSE\MOUSE.EXE



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ICQ Inet Registry StartUp
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Shows applications that start when connected to Inet


[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Mirabilis\ICQ\Agent\Apps]
"Launch Browser"="Yes"
"TempFile"="C:\\WINDOWS\\TEMP\\s3vv2od5..html"


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Screen Saver Settings (Possible system.ini start-up)
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SCRNSAVE.EXE=C:\WINDOWS\WEBSHOTS.SCR

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- Supplemental Environment Information -

PATH=C:\Program Files\Lo-Fi Media, Inc.\Arc-Light Advanced Video Plug-In;C:\Program Files\Lo-Fi Media, Inc.\Arc-Light Advanced Video Plug-In;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND
COMSPEC=C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND.COM
TEMP=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP
TMP=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP
winbootdir=C:\WINDOWS
windir=C:\WINDOWS

File - c:\windows\deletefi.ini

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Go to start and run msconfig. Click on the "startup" tab and remove the checks for the following adaptec related entries:

1-- "Adaptec DirectCD"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\ADAPTEC\\DIRECTCD\\DIRECTCD.EXE"


2-- AdaptecDirectCD"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Adaptec\\Easy CD Creator 5\\DirectCD\\DirectCD.exe\""

3-- CreateCD50"=" C:\\PROGRA~1\\COMMON~1\\ADAPTE~1\\CREATECD\\CREATE


Also remove the check for this item:

4-- webHancer Agent"="\"C:\\Program Files\\webHancer\\Programs\\whAgent.exe\""

After restarting, go to Add/Remove programs and remove webhancer (this is something that came bundled in an install and alters the way windows accesses the interenet. It also is considered "spyware".

After removing webhancer, restart.

If you don't get any adaptec errors, go back to msconfig > startup and recheck, one at a time, the adaptec entries and restart after each to see if you can find which one is causing the error. You may be able to do without it. Or you may just have to uninstall adaptec and find something else.
 

kerfuffle1961

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Still gettin' the same blue screens after removing the checkmarks and removing webhancer!
Any more Ideas?
Thanx
Brad
 
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Other than uninstalling Adaptec, not really. Perhaps someone else will.

However I do see on strange anomally in your startup, under #7 win.ini

run=hpfsched,C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\VTAgentReboot.exe
OldRun=hpfsched

hpfsched is just a reminder to register the hp printer. It can and should be removed.

This is the real strange one though:

C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\VTAgentReboot.exe

Nothing belongs there loading from c:\windows\temp.

It looks like it was meant to be removed after an install, but wasn't.

So, do this: from start, run win.ini (it will open in Notepad) and edit the run= line so it reads only:

run=

with nothing after it. Close the file and save the changes when prompted.

by the way, Casper's a very friendly ghost, why not drop him a PM and see what he did to resolve the problem.
 
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I have only one thig to add. If you unchecked all references to Adaptec in Msconfig have you gone back in to see if they remained unchecked?
You have Winme and may have a Shutdown issue. On the off chance, please have another look at your Msconfig
The driver referenced is the packet writing driver. I don't know what else would be calling it other than Direct CD.
 
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I went back and reread your post .



I'm having the same problem after trying to load easycd creator 5 platinum
Were you unable to finish the installation? If so, you should try it again and then perform an uninstall.
Are you using any other burning software? Nero? Sony? Or even another version of Adaptec?
 

kerfuffle1961

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I tried uninstall of easy cd 4 and 5. still getting blue screen.
I'm really confused. when I tried uninstall through start, control panel, add/remove it went to install which I cancelled. Then when I click on the easy cd creator in the start, programs list it starts and appears like the whole program is there. What is going on? I have obviously missed something pretty important.
 
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I think I would go ahead and recheck the items in msconfig since unchecking them didn't make any difference. Then try add/remove again. If it want's to install, I'd let it and see what happens. That may correct the problem or at least allow you to uninstall afterwards.
 
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