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windows XP & computer help **UPDATE: MSBLAST WORM FIX

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by TXsizeK5, Aug 11, 2003.

  1. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    I'm getting errors every now and then asking me to save my work before windows restarts istself and has a 60 second timer counting down... virus? wtf is it? I tried to reformat but I don't think it's working... mother focking technology, it's a b!tch!
     
  2. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Re: windows XP & computer help

    if you reformatted and reloaded windows and its still doing it you have a hardware or driver problem /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
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    hrm.. i didn't quite reformat... I did a system restore type thing... it puts everyback to normal but doesnt tamper with your files... would that get rid of any virii, i duno.... but all seems to be okay.. <knock on wood>
     
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    Re: windows XP & computer help

    ok i see what you did. no that would not get rid of a virus but will fix a software problem /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    wtf? Im just gunna take it in to bestbuy & make use of my service plan

    "NT authority/system" is shutting it down

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    fixed it.... pm if you are having same probs

    Funny thing is, my desktop and laptop are connected with the same modem and only the desktop got the virus. They are right next to each other and I figured if one of em sneezed or farted, it would infect the other. hah
     
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    Re: windows XP & computer help

    the MSBLASTER.32 worm
    There are several threads at Computing.net


    Mine done the same thing, formated and reinstalled, still done it, called a buddy (since I couldn't get online) and he looked it up. Hit at a Med level the last 12-18hours, coming in on port 135 hitting the RCP.
    There is a fix, links are on the above site ^
     
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    Damn, my computer was doing that yesterday. Gotta fix it when I get home from work. /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
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    I got a few PMs that asked how to fix... here's one fix.

    ****Ok, first of all, you need to click start>run

    type in regedit>enter

    look for HKEY_Local_Machine_ and open it >
    go to software and open> open microsoft> open ole>
    On the right side of the window there will be several other icons, one should say "enable DCOM."
    Double click and another window should popup with a user inputed value "Y" , delete the "Y" and Type N
    this should fix it.
    Then restart, go to internet explorer> tools>windows update and update windows.

    Good luck. tell me if it helps. SO far its fxed mine and my buddies. This is a "msblast.exe" worm that has infected many computers in the past few days... horrible stuff.

    Funny thing is, in the code of the Virus is, there is entered text (not affecting the ode itself) but it says:

    "F U billy gates, why won't you learn? stop trying to make money and fix your software."


    BTW disconect your internet when you do this. If you have broadband disconect your cat5, if you're a 56k'er just disc from the internet.
     
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    Worked great, thanks. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I will have to try this when I get home... my computer just started doing this today /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
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    Be sure to update under MIE>tools>update windows after you get all this done.
     
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    Will do... I can't even get online right now. This morning I was trying to do a search for that NT AUTHORITY message and everytime I would click a link to a site I was getting the message that it was shutting down. Very frustrating and I was happy to see that someone here had posted a possible fix.

    Thanks!
     
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    Possible? it works damnit! lol, so far its worked on mine, 2 of my buddies and a few people here on CK5
     
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    Re: windows XP & computer help

    Trying it now... I have win2000... Don't know why but my puter does not shut down automatically with this virus. It just acts crazy... GEEEESH...
     
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    Any winblows fix is a "possible" fix /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    Didn't work for me... /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
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    so far so good for me been on for about 3 hours!i couldnt go for 5 mins before.thanks for the help TXsizeK5 /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I tried it too and no go /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
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    Can't keep a connection long enough to download Service Pack 4... Can't do the fix without Service Pack 4. Can't do anything except surf. My Ctrl key don't work so I can't cut and paste so I can't really do much about updating websites. So I think I'm gonna throw this thing into the trash and say F U C K the internet...

    First I'm gonna get drunk and see how I feel in the morning. So if you never see me again, you know what my decision was...
     

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