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Can't make changes to my sys config

I get and error saying an access denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an administrator acct to make the specific changes!

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Hello,

What service were you trying to change? Many, as you may notice in the Dependencies tab, have other programs that are dependent of a service. If a dependent service is related to the function of the Operating System you cannot change it unless you enter in Safe Mode and log on as Administrator, password is usually left blank or is admin.

If you'll tell me what service you want to stop and why I can give you a walkthrough on how to do this or why you shouldn't.

You do not have an infection in your system or have a malware program running.

Regards,
Worldvet

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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Seems like spyware or malware.

download COMBOFIX from majorgeeks. or just google COMBOFIX.EXE
and run it in safe mode

looks like the permissions have been compromised.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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