But I like my pictures Dx

By Askari0 ยท 7 replies
May 15, 2007
  1. Hello!
    Recently I noticed that my computer stopped downloading pictures. I right click and save as... once I name it and hit save save the window closes and nothing happens. I usually save pictures to my desktop but when I save them now they don't show up. I can download normal files, just not pictures. This includes pictures via photoshop and MSpaint. What might be my problem and how can I fix it?

  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Click start/search/Pictures,Music,Video/Pictures and Photo`s and click search. See if your pictures show up. The reason I say to do this is I`m wondering if your pictures are being saved to a temp file or something. If they don`t show up, click "Change whether hidden and system file are included" and click " Expanded- includes all files and folders" and click search.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. Askari0

    Askari0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Pictures are showing up for that. I had a friend recommend that I repair/ reinstall windows. Might that fix my problem?
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    What do you mean by that? If the pictures that are showing up are the pictures you downloaded but couldn`t find earlier, then you need to reset where you download your pictures to.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. Askari0

    Askari0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No none of them are the pictures I had tried to download. They are just pictures that I had previously downloaded prior to this problem.
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Thats strange and I don`t know what the problem is at the moment.

    I`d like to check your system for malware.

    Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

    Regards Howard :)
  7. Askari0

    Askari0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Added to first post

    Edited by Moderator: Removed quote. There`s no need to quote the post directly above your own, unless you`re only replying to a specific section, in which case you would only quote that section. ;)
  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Your system is infected with malware. Whether this is the cause of your particular problem isn`t clear at the moment, but the malware needs to be got rid of.

    I have therefore moved your thread to our Security and the Web forum.

    Very Important: Before deciding whether you should clean or reformat your system, go and read this thread HERE and decide what it is you want to do.

    If after reading the above, you wish to clean your system, do the following.

    Go and read the Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions. Follow all the instructions exactly.

    Post fresh HJT, AVG Antispyware and Combofix logs as attachments into this thread, only after doing the above.

    Also, let me know the results of the AVG Antirootkit scan.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of Askari0 only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
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