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Help! Help! There's something weird happening in my computer!

By luv2playcs
Jun 21, 2006
  1. my computer has gone absolutely weird.

    all the programs..take Nero StartSmart.ink

    are gone! all are not working

    the folder for those programs are in C:\Program Files

    All the .Ink file has gone missing.i can't open them up!
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    2nd problem,

    i can't double click and open a file

    i have to right click an open

    in control panel,its easy to open

    on my desktop,when i try to open my computer,i have to right click.

    i need to use Windows Explorer to go through some of my stuff

    Why is this happening?
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    3rd problem
    Cant' drag anyfiles

    why?
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    4 th problem

    the folders when i click on start>all programs

    and go to any folder

    its empty!

    how do i fix it?
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    i have Ashampoo Magic Defragger

    Kaspersky Antivirus

    Windows firewall turned on

    ad aware

    Ares

    bearshare pro

    mobiedit

    adobe

    internet explorer 6

    norton system works

    gmail noftifier

    quick time

    winamp

    wmp11

    iTunes

    tune up Utilities pro
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    how do i fix it?
     
  2. Shawn2k5

    Shawn2k5 TS Rookie Posts: 41

    Ughhh..., I'm guessing you deleted them all in your sleep, you’re on a user account with limited privileges, your friends played a prank on you, or you were whacked by a major virus...
    Start by doing a virus scan. Make sure to show hidden files and folders. And if all your files really are gone and your system becomes unstable because of lack of drivers/programs or w/e then a reinstall may be a last option...
     
  3. luv2playcs

    luv2playcs TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 59

    huh?

    i deleted them in my sleep?

    Impossible!

    my user account is a com admin

    so,its Impossible

    Whacked by a major virus

    kaspersky detected and removed

    so,i think not true

    And if all your files really are gone and your system becomes unstable because of lack of drivers/programs or w/e then a reinstall may be a last option...

    drivers lack?

    Impossible

    Programs

    could you kindly explain what programs?

    i dunno anymore

    i can now open with double clickin my computer

    i dun't know if the rest is ok

    last week,this happened too

    i used TuneUp Utillities and restored everything and it went ok

    but it came back again
     
  4. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    Sure someone hasnt taken a screen shot of your desktop and set it as your wallpaper?? Probably highly unlikely but I have seen this happen before.
     
  5. luv2playcs

    luv2playcs TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 59

    huh?

    I don't get what are you saying Halo71
     
  6. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    What I am saying is that if someone was on you computer and took a screen shot of your desktop with all the icons etc. They could make that into a wallpaper on your PC. If that happened you would not be able to double click on the icon or anything. Have to tried right clicking on the desktop and going into properties and changing your wallpaper (background) just to see if this has happened?
     
  7. luv2playcs

    luv2playcs TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 59

    I get what are you trying to say.

    i changed the wallpaper..its still the same

    what to do?


    i am Running Kaspersky AntiVirus

    it scanning and there is no virus.
     
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Let`s see if you system is infected by anything nasty.

    Go HERE and follow the instructions exactly.

    Post a fresh HJT log into this thread, only after doing the above.

    If it turns out to be a virus/spyware issue, I will move this thread to our security and the web forum.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  9. luv2playcs

    luv2playcs TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 59

    err.......

    wait..one more problem


    when i launch a program in my dad's site,it goes to icq 5.1

    why?

    this is the error problem when installing something

    Warning 1909.Could not create shortcut Symantec.Ink.Verify that the destination folder exists and that you(I) can access it.

    taken from symantec antivirus.



    hw do i fix all this?
     
  10. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    not sure but if norton SW has a AV program you should not run 2 AV's at same time
    I would uninstall SW
    I see bearshare and with that you or someone uses to dwnld stuff
    you may have gotten hit from bad files
    every time I see a bad system it has more than 1 AV app and or uses P2P client
    the client can be the issue but its the stuff dwnld with the client
    don't forget to post the HJT log
    your system should have only 1 user admin the rest should be guests
    this stops them from harming machine
    also when on line and not doing real work use a guest account
    this will stop a lot of nasties
    I have a feeling your going to ned a fresh install
     
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