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Discussion in 'Wackbag Tech Support' started by Cunt Smasher, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Cunt Smasher

    Cunt Smasher Caligula Jr.

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    I have a little dell win7 laptop, the kids have been using it, now it won't do shit. Click on any program, or the console, what ever, and it just sits there with the little circle icon spinning, but it won't work. Everything works fine in safe mode, and its not hooked up to the internet. Restoring hasn't worked yet, says something about an error accessing something something.
     
  2. Jef Leppard

    Jef Leppard 4/5 ths

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    just had the same thing happen and microsoft security found a nasty trojan and now im all good
     
  3. SOS

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    Did they have an admin account or knew the admin password?
    Do you have a windows 7 book disk?
    Did you create a windows 7 recovery disk?

    using command prompt or a run box in an admin account:
    CHKDSK
    checks the harddrive, may take some time.

    SFC /SCANNOW
    wait hours
    Restart
    http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/ht/sfc-scannow.htm
     
  4. Bluestreak

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    Sounds more like his kids fucked something up -- virus or malware, as safe mode isn't plagued with problems.
    Malware Bytes is your friend -- also create another account for the kids that isn't a local admin. Password protect your admin account.
     
  5. Bobobie

    Bobobie Registered User

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  6. Cunt Smasher

    Cunt Smasher Caligula Jr.

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    Not much on it, so did a factory restore. All good now, and locked up tight. Thanks for the suggestions, men.
     

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