Jan 22 2016

I got virus, what do I do ?

by Zylr

Many people ask me what they should do when they get there computer infected by a virus.

I always say; reinstall your os.
But If you dont have the effort to do it; this is i would do.

Look for and terminate processes that you dont regonize or seem suspicious in the Task manager.

Look in your roaming directory after suspicious files:

%appdata%

Take a look in your windows registry:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce

Download and run:

Eset online virus scanner:
http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner-popup/

after that

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Free)
https://www.malwarebytes.org/downloads/


Nov 12 2015

Location of scanpst.exe

by Zylr

Outlook 2013
32-bit Windows C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15
64-bit Windows C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15
64-bit Outlook C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15
Click-to-Run C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15

Outlook 2010
32-bit Windows C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14
64-bit Windows C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14
64-bit Outlook C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14

Outlook 2007
32-bit Windows C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12
64-bit Windows C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12

Outlook 2003
32-bit Windows C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\
64-bit Windows C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\


Aug 26 2015

Howto force Windows 7 / Windows 8 upgrade to Windows 10.

by Zylr

1) Stop the “Windows Update” Service.
Run: services.msc
Stop Service: Windows Update

2) Erase the old windows update files.
Go to: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download
Erase all the files in this directory.

3) Add a DWORD(32 bit) post to the windows registry.
Run: regedit
Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUPGRADE
If you dont have OSUPGRADE create it.
Add a DWORD(32 bit) post with the name: AllowOSUpgrade
Set the Value data: 1

4) Start the Windows Update Service again.
Run: services.msc
Start Service: Windows Update


Nov 25 2014

fsutil – create fixed file in Windows

by admin


fsutil file createnew C:\temp\10MB.dat 10485760
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\20MB.dat 20971520
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\50MB.dat 52428800
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\100MB.dat 104857600


Feb 1 2014

Windows 7 activation doesnt work and SLMGR –REARM reached its limits.

by admin

First of all – Go to: Controll panel \ Programs and Features.

Then press View installed updates, wich you have on the left side.
Search for Update for Windows 7 called: KB971033.
Uninstall it if you got it installed.

You can reset your rearm count up to 4 times, each “slmgr /rearm” command give you another 30 days everytime your rearm count is over use the following instructions to reset your rearms count back to 4:

Instructions:
Be careful if you dont get it right your going to have to do a clean install

1) Stop the Software Protection service -sppsvc:
Run: services.msc – look for “Software Protection” service and right click on it > Stop).

2) Move your tokens.dat to your desktop
Go to: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareProtectionPlatform

3) Move the files with “.C7483456-A289-439d-8115-601632D005A0” extention to your desktop
they are hidden, so you need to ajust so you can see hidden files.
Go to C:\Windows\System32

4) Start the Software Protection service

5) Open command prompt as admin and run “slmgr /dlv”

6) Stop the Software Protection service again.

7) Put the files on your desktop back to their place and and replace them.
C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\ Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareProtectionPlatform
C:\Windows\System32

8) Install your default product key.
Open command prompt as admin and run “slmgr /ipk XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX”
change “XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX” to your edition default key:
Ultimate – D4F6K-QK3RD-TMVMJ-BBMRX-3MBMV
Professional – HYF8J-CVRMY-CM74G-RPHKF-PW487
Home Premium – RHPQ2-RMFJH-74XYM-BH4JX-XM76F
Home Basic – YGFVB-QTFXQ-3H233-PTWTJ-YRYRV
Starter – 7Q28W-FT9PC-CMMYT-WHMY2-89M6G

9) Reboot your computer.

10) Open command prompt as admin and run “slmgr /dlv” again, and you will see that your rearms has been reseted.


Oct 30 2012

Kill processes from the command prompt in Windows 7 & Windows 8

by admin

Start the commandopront as administrator.

Take out the processlist with: tasklist

Kill the processes with: taskkill /F /IM process.exe

taskkill [/s Computer] [/u Domain\User [/p Password]]] [/fi FilterName] [/pid ProcessID]|[/im ImageName] [/f][/t]

Parameters
/s Computer : Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes). The default is the local computer.
/u Domain \ User : Runs the command with the account permissions of the user specified by User or Domain\User. The default is the permissions of the current logged on user on the computer issuing the command.
/p Password : Specifies the password of the user account that is specified in the /u parameter.
/fi FilterName : Specifies the types of process(es) to include in or exclude from termination. The following are valid filter names, operators, and values.


Jun 13 2012

Windows 7 Exploit’s – 14 new updates

by admin

Microsoft just released 14 new updates to Windows 7, due to Exploit’s.

Microsoft has released an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center.

I strongly recommend you to update ASAP

Read more about the updates here


Feb 21 2012

Window activation by mouseover / hovering

by Zylr

This isn’t for everyone, but you can enable a mouse mode in Windows 7 or Vista where just hovering over a window with the mouse will switch to that window.
In the old days, this used to be called the XWindows mode, and was enabled through TweakUI, but now it’s built right into Control Panel for everybody to use.

To turn this setting on, just type “mouse works” into the search box in the Control Panel, and you should see an item called “Change how your mouse works”.
( Swedish: sök i kontrollpanelen på: “ändra mus funktioner” )

In this screen, scroll down and find the checkbox for “Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse”.
( Swedish: Bocka i Aktivera ett fönster genom att låta muspekaren vila över det )

Have fun!


Feb 14 2012

Physical Memory Limits: Windows 7

by Zylr

Version Limit on X86 & X64

Windows 7 Ultimate 4 GB 192 GB
Windows 7 Enterprise 4 GB 192 GB
Windows 7 Professional 4 GB 192 GB
Windows 7 Home Premium 4 GB 16 GB
Windows 7 Home Basic 4 GB 8 GB
Windows 7 Starter 2 GB N/A


Feb 11 2012

Critical bug fixes to Windows

by Zylr

Microsoft announced yesterday that the company will release nine security updates next week as four of them are classified as critical. Security updates that fixes a total of 21 vulnerabilities in Windows, IE, Office,. NET and Silverlight.

All of the critical bugs allow a hacker to take control of a user’s computer.

Unlike before, this month’s update more critical bug fixes for Windows 7 than XP. Microsoft has previously said that the company’s legacy applications often suffer from more bug fixes compared to the newer software.

One of the critical bug fixes do not apply to XP, but affects both Windows Vista and Windows 7. According to security experts is the most important update is that of IE.

Microsoft’s monthly update released on Tuesday.


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