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Cannot open volume for direct access in chkdsk and system is slow. already installed SP3, do not have spyware doctor or other conficting antivirus / netork software

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If you are facing the problem after upgrading to SP3 try system restore and see if that helps.
Click on start->programs->accessories->system->system restore. It will give you 2 options
1. restore system to an earlier date
2. create a restoration point
select the 1st option and select the date on which the system was working fine.
This will resolve the problem.

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My laptop window vista is having problem to open the window suddenly Iam unable open my computer or any window prog So pls suggest me the error


While the computer is powering press F8 in 1 seconds intervals until you get the Advanced boot menu.
Select Safe Mode with Networking and press enter
Once it is booted up try to navigate around. If it is running at normal speeds, I would say your computer is infested with viruses If it is still running really slow and won't open anything I would say you need to wipe out the computer and re-install windows. Most likely your operating system is corrupted You can try the following to fix operating system problems without a re-install
Open a command prompt (Windows Key, then type cmd ) Type chkdsk /f hit enter, it will tell you the drive is locked do you want to run on next boot. Press Y and enter.
Type sfc /SCANNOW then hit enter. Let it run though and then reboot your computer for the chkdsk to run.
If it is still really slow in safe mode then it's a re-install of windows

IF NOT SLOW IN SAFE MODE (Do this) You can try and clean up viruses in safe mode with the following free programs Run the Full Scan and remove any viruses/spyware you find MalwareBytes (http://www.malwarebytes.org/) SpyBot (http://www.safer-networking.org/en/home/index.html) Spyware Doctor (http://www.pctools.com/compare/protection/?ref=spyware_doctor_antivirus_compare_winningchallenger&gclid=CN2rsMjwlasCFQJOgwodCUtevw)
Are just a few.
I typically run through about 12 different programs on an infected computer. Then you would want to purchase some good antivirus These are the Top 3 http://www.webroot.com/En_US/index.html http://usa.kaspersky.com/ http://www.bitdefender.com/

Comment back if you have any questions

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Dear Sir, My spyware doctor expired last feb. 2011, insted of renewing it, i purchase spyware doctor with anti virus on line last jan 18, 2011. Question: 1- why the expired spyware doctor is keep on...


If i understand this correctly, you have purchased Spyware Doctor, but can't install it. If this is true, click "start", find "control panel" and click to open. When control panel opens, find "Programs and Features". Right click on that and open. Find Spyware Doctor in the list that comes up and right click on that. Click on uninstall. Click, next, or allow on all windows that pop up. At the end you will see "finish". When done if it doesn't prompt you to restart, then do so. Now go back into progarms and features and make sure anything having Spyware Doctor is gone. If so exit.
When computer restarts, install your insatllation cd for your spyware. You should either see "run" or "allow", or a window will pop up and, at the bottom of the window, You should see "open file with...". Click on that. This will open another window that lists your files for the software. You should see "autorun", maybe with a icon, or, 'autorun.exe". Right click on the auorun file and it shoul start your download immediately or will ask you to allow to run. When downloading, you might have to click next or allow on certain things for download to complete. When it gets to end, click on finish and if not prompted to restart then do so. After restart, you sofware may open or you may have a new icon in your group. If it doesn't open automatically, click on the icon.

Mar 23, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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My laptop is getting more and more slow


Hi,

It seems that:-
1. You have lot many programs pre-loading on startup and you are running out of RAM.
2. There's a virus (memory resident) that is duplicating itself on a particular keystroke or on opening a certain program or accessing a certain file or folder.

Q1. What's your OS. (Windows XP, Vista, 7, ???)
Q2. What Antivirus are you using?
Q3. Do you maintain your HDD by defragmenting it at least once in 6 months?
Q4. Do you perform a Scandisk / chkdsk whenever you feel that the unit is slowing down?
Q5. Do you often visit sites full of malware & spyware?

I think you shuold be able to Answer the Questions yourself because the answers lie in the questions.

Also there are quite a few anti-spyware / malware / script blocking software like SpyStopper Pro v5 available on the net. I think you should install it.

Anything you didn't follow, feel free to write in again.

Nov 05, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Windows stips opening applications


First step would be to check for malwares... use malwarebytes antimalware software to find and remove spywares if any.
2nd... Clean your system using a good antivirus...
These were the preliminary steps... Now chkdsk/scan your hdd.
The configuration you provided should be very much capable of multi tasking...

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The Spyware Doctor won't update


Contact SPYWARE DOCTOR SUPPORT at http://www.pctools.com/support/
or
you can try any of these:
1: run checkdisk utility to repair any dumped areas. sometimes you to electricity failure or some other reason some files get dumped.
you can run checkdisk utility by pressing WINDOWS LOGO KEY + R and then enter "chkdsk" in the pop-up window and press ENTER. after that select the drive on which you have installed that software.
(Note that if its in the same directory as the operating system you might be required to Schedule the CHCKDSK on the very next RESTART)

2>Alternatively uninstall the software and then re-install a fresh copy and then try to update

HOPE THAT HELP
REGARDS

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Contact SPYWARE DOCTOR SUPPORT at http://www.pctools.com/support/
or
you can try any of these:
1: run checkdisk utility to repair any dumped areas. sometimes you to electricity failure or some other reason some files get dumped.
you can run checkdisk utility by pressing WINDOWS LOGO KEY + R and then enter "chkdsk" in the pop-up window and press ENTER. after that select the drive on which you have installed that software.
(Note that if its in the same directory as the operating system you might be required to Schedule the CHCKDSK on the very next RESTART)

2>Alternatively uninstall the software and then re-install a fresh copy and then try to update

HOPE THAT HELP
REGARDS

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Spyware doctor is blocking access to yahoo messenger


http://free.avg.com/   Here is what you need!!! Click on the Above Link. Download Software!!! 
 uninstall the spyware doctor  install the avg its protect u r computer for spyware and viruses after install avg restart u r computer 
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Help reemoving antivirus 2009


Generall the symptoms of spywares can be located on 2 places:
1. annoying pop-ups from the Right side bottom of screen next to the time, stating that you have certain number of
spywares, virus or errors. E.g of known spywares are spyware gaurd antivirus-2008,2009,2010, Vista antivirus or MS
pro and the list has no end..
2. your browser is giving you alot of annoying advertisements and spyware messages.
As these infections cannot be removed by any known security softwares some tools mentioned below can resolve these
issues with 97% success rate.
How to run these tools is pretty easy, please follow the steps I have mentioned below as per the tools.

Spyware Problems:
Tool No 1: SmitfraudFix: http://tinyurl.com/27wn7w

Download this tool from the mentioned link and Click RUN.. then click Open.. it start loading the tool...
Press any key to continue... on the screen you will have 5 options... Press option 2.. for registry cleaning press
Y if it prompts you and than option 3 & 5.. follow on screen easy instructions. Restart if it prompts you to do so.
Tool No 2: Malaware Bytes: http://tinyurl.com/6dtjrl
Download this tool from the mentioned above link and Click RUN, than Click Open.. Setup will install it.. It will
givee you option to scan (Quick or Complete).. Choose QUICK scan... once the scan is complete click show results..
Remove all infections and restart the PC.

Tool No 3: Hijackthis: http://tinyurl.com/25z5fa

This tool is made to specially take care of infections from IE. Run this tool from the link and Install.. Click do
a system scan only... Check all the options start with ...A)Toolbar B)BHO C)DPF D)Extras
PLEASE DO NOT CHECK ANYOTHER ITEMS UNLESS YOU ARE SURE ABOUT THE INFECTED FILE NAME.
RESTART YOUR COMPUTER...
RUNNING THESE TOOLS WILL TAKE CARE OF ALL THE SPYWARE OR VIRUS INFECTIONS.
Disclaimer: All these tools are thirdparty tools developed for helping people to get rid of spyware & viruses
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Multi-popups


Hey, sounds like you have spyware or maybe a virus on the computer, i would suggest uninstall any antivirus software you currently have on the computer, and install a 30 day trial like this one.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Panda-Antivirus-Titanium.shtml

or goto www.pctools.com and download spyware doctor.

should solve the problem..

All the best

John

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I downloaded antivirus 2008 and since then my pc screen closses down to my desk top with the words THREAD CREATION ERROR,i then have to restart aol which works slower,i want clear ANTIVIRUS 2008 from my...


Hi
Antivirus 2008 is an adware program - a form of virus. You should be able to get rid of it using a good antispyware program or something like norton antivirus. If you do not have a program installed I suggest you try using spyware doctor:
http://www.pctools.com/spyware-doctor/download/

That will help remove antivirus 2008. I also suggest you install an antivirus program if you do not already have one. I good free option is AVG antivirus:
http://free.avg.com/

Together these programs should help solve your problem and prevent further virus infection.

Hope this helps, good luck!
Philip

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