Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional

1 Answer

Facing windows XP problem

Im getting "Error" popups whenever im starting windows or launching any application.

The antivirus scan showed viruses, which were removed by it but the problems still persists.

Another thing which the antivirus showed but could not correct was an entry in the following fashion:

File Result/Infection Path
hosts change C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

Please help !!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Microsoft Master
  • 2,794 Answers

Try running Windows in safe mode by turning the computer and holding down on the F8 button while the computer is booting.

Instead of the Windows XP screen you will get a menu displayed. Select the safe mode option and press enter.

If Windows doesn't complete startup in safe mode, you will have to reinstall Windows.

What anti virus program are you using?

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Error: Action failed for file avgwdsvc.exe: starting service.


open services.msc from run window and then find avgwdsvc.exe. right click and select properties then check the disabled checkbox. Apply and get out of services.msc. now try to install the new version of avg.

May 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

A New problem I face with mcafee Antivirus 8.5.0.i


I agree. Re imaging or reinstalling the windows operating system seems like the only fix at this point since it seems like the anti virus isn't picking up the virus. Back up the files on an external hard drive and just reinstall windows.

Mar 30, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

3 Answers

My system is not responding


--- please first of all arrange system setup disk for WinXp
--- Start Windows in safe mode, if yu can, uninstall all undesirable programs, antiviruses, TSRs
--- Restart System
if problem is not solved, please repair windows, by setup & upgrade from the XP installation disk.

Spyware Doctor, Panda are good antiviruses, please update them on internet after first instalation

Zulfikar Ali

Jan 25, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

1 Answer

Error in registry....


Maybe, you have registry problem. 
  • Just restart the system 
  • Press F8 while starting the windows
  • Select "Safe Mode" options 
  • After restarting, a window will come up on screen
  • select No
  • Just select the past date from the date calender. You must select a past date from which you were not facing problem.
  • A restore process will start automatically.
  • press okey and finish
  • restart the computer.

Dec 10, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

1 Answer

Explorer.exe Application error when ai files show at windows.


there is a great possiblility that your explorer.exe is corrupted by existing virus in your computer. purchase or update you antivirus program and scan your computer immediately.

Dec 04, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

1 Answer

Error messages


hm sounds like a virus. maybe your antivirus program deleted a virus recently?. try this.

click start->run-> write "msconfig" and the click startup.
search for C:\Windows\system32\Virus removal.vbs and uncheck.
restart the computer.

dont worry about the popup window that popup first time after restart check dont show this again.

second problem.
what dvd program are u using ? try a other one.
it can be that the dvd writer have errors:S

Jul 17, 2008 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

3 Answers

Amvo.exe application error


Looking around the internet it looks like the file is a virus, thus causing the issues you are experiencing. Download a good virus/spyware protection program like spysweeper to clean it and keep it from happening again.

Click HERE

Jun 06, 2008 | Dell Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

2 Answers

How to remove trojan virus VBS.SIBAK.A


try this one, which is related to pc cillin.

http://www.trendmicro.com


use the Housecall protocol, which is updated every 12 hours or so.

Feb 15, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Logo

78 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Computers & Internet Experts

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2642 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18357 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...