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Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members Activity Back Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started Search Malwarebytes.com Back Malwarebytes.com Malwarebytes She had a virus. Get the answer lewzaOct 12, 2011, 10:07 PM What Ksiemb said ^Ive had to deal with that virus a couple of times, ive had customers with the exact same issue. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. this content

A few days ago I was watching a movie on my T.V from my PC and i had received a Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Thread Tools Search Was able to recover files from hard drive, but All programs is missing from start menu and I am unable to access my favorites.Please helpthank you 1) Download and Run utility Disinfection will probably require the use of more powerful tools than we recommend in this forum. For Windows 7 users, the all users start menu is C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs and the all users desktop folder is C:\Users\Public\Desktop Hope this helps !

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I recommend a repair install. I don't feel comfortable downloading and running numerous programs in an attempt to fix when I don't know exactly where the problem is. I realise that the topic of this thread has been addressed in the past, but a definitive solution doesn't seem to have been put forward. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.51.0.1200 www.malwarebytes.org Database version: 6971 Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 (Safe Mode) Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702 6/29/2011 10:31:44 PM mbam-log-2011-06-29 (22-31-44).txt Scan type: Quick scan Objects scanned: 179463 Time elapsed:

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Share this post Link to post Share on other sites This topic is now closed to further replies. All Programs Missing From Start Menu Windows 7 It actually fixed a lot of the programs, But the ones that are in my C: Drive -> Program files. To do this just start Internet Explorer and select Tools > Windows Update, and follow the online instructions from there.Prevention article Some great guidelines to follow to prevent future infections please Using AVG, it also gave alert but mistakenly allowed the threat.

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Malwarebytes eliminated it but didn't undo all of the damage. Thankfully, since I didn't relish recreating all those shortcuts. Windows 10 Start Menu Not Showing All Programs Failure to reboot normally will prevent Malwarebytes from removing all the malware. All Apps Missing Windows 10 I don't think this is the problem (I used to run AVG but now Microsoft Security Essentials and they have never found anything) but I haven't actually seen any info about

Otherwise, you can do a partial format (non-destructive) which will reset all of your settings and norms on the PC but at the same time not getting rid of any of http://ircdhelp.org/windows-10/please-help-bad-files-programs-will-not-open-when-icons-clicked.php When i right click and select open it says "You don't currently have permission to access this folder" although when i click continue i can access it so it seems it Are you referring to a repair install? Customization most of my start menu program folders are emptyHi there. Programs Disappeared Windows 7

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  6. If so Copy the Desktop, Favorites, My Documents, and Start Menu and paste them into your profile that you are currently logged into, overwriting the empty folders. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn
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  8. There may be a setting that could be hiding your desktop icons, possibly even a virus.
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TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Thankfully, since I didn't relish recreating all those shortcuts. Save it as search.bat on your [email protected] offdir %temp%>"%userprofile%\desktop\log.txt"start "%userprofile%\desktop\log.txt"exitOnce that is saved toy your desktop please right click on it and choose "Run as Administrator" it may take a few have a peek at these guys How can I get firefox to run the program automatically like it does in ie?

Today for no reason, I turned on my computer and clicked the start -> All Programs and nothing is appearing. All Apps Button Missing Windows 10 Sometimes there is an undetected hidden piece of malware such as a rootkit which protects malicious files and registry keys so they cannot be permanently deleted. I went to the path C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temp but there was no smtmp folder!So I did a search on the entire drive and found it in C:\Windows\Temp !!!

I'm not aware of any action of mine that has caused the original list to disappear.

If you open that file you should see Desktop folder in it, if so, if you open it you should see your desktop icons. But still the majority of the original issues. If you do not see the file extensio, please refer to these instructions. Microsoft Office Missing From Start Menu Windows 7 The folders will be numbered 1, 2 and 4.

This is long, though it is a culmination of past (solved threads, that aren't) information all in one as well as an all around plea to the selfless experts. c:\program files\mozilla firefox\0.859188621831821.exe (Exploit.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. Several were recomended. check my blog All data recovery will do is look at the unwritten sectors of his hard drive and attempt to recover any data from previous partition that have not been written over yet.

Try running unhide.exe again since you scanned with Spybot, and if you still have problems, click on the Virus/Trojan link in my signature and post there for more help. __________________ MemTest I've ran Maleware bytes numerous times and IF i had a virus that caused this it's more then likely gone. I went to the path C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temp but there was no smtmp folder!So I did a search on the entire drive and found it in C:\Windows\Temp !!! Right click 'again' and select "Open all users".

cfimuncieOct 15, 2012, 12:21 AM What can you do if there is nothing located in folder 2 and 4? See this example guide which includes removal instructions and using unhide.exe (Step 17), a tool which will remove the "hidden" attribute on all files and attempt to restore Quick Launch and May 26, 2006 #3 Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446 How about the reg fix ? c:\system volume information\_restore{3ecf326f-aa82-42c8-8aa2-ecbe3eded24e}\rp356\a0132009.exe (Trojan.FakeMS.Gen) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. User Name Remember Me? I went through my registry to see if my system restore was active. This applies only to the originator of this thread.

AddRAM View Public Profile Find More Posts by AddRAM 28 Apr 2013 #4 Vladimir8185 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit (Service Pack 1) 8 posts Yes, it's not Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Unchecking "Hidden" under Properties resulted in their (immediate) display." Also from HERE - "right click start/explore all users this opens the "documents&settings" folder where all this information is stored. My system restore also wont work.

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