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win2k freeze up problems.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Braxor, Sep 14, 2004.

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  1. Braxor

    Braxor Thread Starter

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    I just installed a linksys network in my apartment (Linksys WRT54GS router, and a Linksys USB G network adapter), and suddenly I am having seemingly random freezes. Nothing works- no ctrl-alt-del, no mouse. The little green LED won't even toggle for cap lock. The only way to shut down is to hold down the power button (which gives me a shiver every time I do it). If I am playing music, the sound will suddenly and completly stop (no skipping or constant tone etc.). I think, although I am not possitive, that it only happens when I am online. I have run spybot and Nod32 several times, even in safe mode, but it doesn't help. I have also run several programs such as TuneUp utilites 2004 to no avail. Any insight as to what might be going on would be greatly appreciated.

    Much thanks.
    ~Brandon.

    System specs:
    AMD Athlon XP 2400+
    wink2k pro, service pack 4
    524 megs ram
    Geforce 2 MX/MX 400
    direct x 9

    results of Hijackthis scan:
    Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
    Scan saved at 11:00:39 PM, on 9/14/2004
    Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

    Running processes:
    C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\nvsvc32.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
    C:\WINNT\wanmpsvc.exe
    C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Program Files\Wireless-G USB Network Adapter\WLService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Wireless-G USB Network Adapter\WUSB54G.exe
    C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Apache Tomcat 4.0\webapps\Toolbox\StatusClient\StatusClient.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\carpserv.exe
    C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
    C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
    C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Javasoft\JRE\1.3.1\bin\javaw.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\ntvdm.exe
    C:\Opera7\opera.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Rist\Desktop\Funbox\Apps\HijackThis\HijackThis19802.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\rundll32.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\rundll32.exe
    C:\WINNT\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE

    O2 - BHO: My Search BHO - {014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\bar\1.bin\S4BAR.DLL
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: @msdxmLC.dll,[email protected],&Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINNT\system32\msdxm.ocx
    O3 - Toolbar: My &Search Bar - {014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\bar\1.bin\S4BAR.DLL
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Synchronization Manager] mobsync.exe /logon
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINNT\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINNT\system32\NeroCheck.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StatusClient] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Apache Tomcat 4.0\webapps\Toolbox\StatusClient\StatusClient.exe /auto
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TomcatStartup] C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\hpbpsttp.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CARPService] carpserv.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nod32kui] "C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe" /WAITSERVICE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINNT\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AIM] C:\DOCUME~1\Rist\Desktop\Funbox\Apps\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Weather] C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.exe 1
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - (no file)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - (no file)
    O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\DOCUME~1\Rist\Desktop\Funbox\Apps\AIM\aim.exe
    O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINNT\system32\Shdocvw.dll
    O9 - Extra button: WeatherBug - {AF6CABAB-61F9-4f12-A198-B7D41EF1CB52} - C:\PROGRA~1\AWS\WEATHE~1\Weather.exe (HKCU)
     
  2. natcom

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    O2 - BHO: My Search BHO - {014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\bar\1.b

    O3 - Toolbar: My &Search Bar - {014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10} - C:\Program Files\MySearch\ba


    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Weather] C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\Weather.exe 1 {delate this program from add/remove program }

    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - (no file)

    O9 - Extra button: WeatherBug - {AF6CABAB-61F9-4f12-A198-B7D41EF1CB52} - C:\PROGRA~1\AWS\WEATHE~1\We


    Close All Explorer adn IE Windows, check the above lines in hijackthis and click on Fix Checked !!
    Then Disable ur Messenger Service if its running >> http://www.itc.virginia.edu/desktop/docs/messagepopup/
    After that Follow these Instructions:

    1. Restart ur machine in safemode and Login as Administrator
    2. Run the AntiVirus tool and delete all viruses it found
    3. Run the Spyware Removal tools and delete everything they detect
    4. Then goto My Computer>Tools>Folder Options>View and turn on the feature of Show Hidden Files
    5. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Local Settings\Temp and delete all files present here
    6. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files, and delete the folder of ContentIE
    7. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Cookies, and delete all cookies present here.
    8. Goto C:\Windows\Temp and delete all files present here
    9. Reboot back in Normal Mode and check if problems are gone or not
    10. Post Back and Good Luck :)
     
  3. Braxor

    Braxor Thread Starter

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    Ok, all done. Unfortunatly, there is no immediate way to find out if it worked or not, so I will just have to wait and see. If there are any more problems I will post them here.
    Thanks again,
    ~Brandon.
     
  4. Braxor

    Braxor Thread Starter

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    ok.... it just did it again. *sigh* I'm at a loss. um...the system temp is 100f and the CPU is 145... *shrug* I don't know if those are normal or not, but if not maybe that is a problem?
     
  5. natcom

    natcom

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    it look like you have a heat problem open the case and check that all fans are working
    and work with the case open for a 5 min and re check the temp and please clear all the dust inside the pc as that is number one killer for pc hardware
     
  6. Braxor

    Braxor Thread Starter

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    ok, its been a while and so far no freezes. I think that did the trick; thanks alot for the help.
    ~brandon.
     
  7. natcom

    natcom

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    brandon ? what did the trick
     
  8. Braxor

    Braxor Thread Starter

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    Well, it has frozen up on me since, but not as frequently and only under high-stress conditions (usually involving my video card). This leads me to assume it was and still is a heat problem. I put an outside fan blowing upwards right behind my comp, and that seems to be making it at least somwhat better.
    ~brandon.
     
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