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So I was running Kaspersky on my desktop when my g/f decides to restart the computer. Now it won't load windows. I just get a black screen asking me if I want to start normally, start in safe mode, safe mode with networking, or return to previous state. No matter what I choose, it just cycles back to the same screen. If I choose nothing, it just continually restarts itself. I can't even get a C: prompt. Any help would be HOT.
40,000 million notches away
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Darksaber said:

Get a new girlfriend!

 

 That has crossed my mind. Last month she tried to load Office 2000 onto a computer running Vista.

40,000 million notches away
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Windexed said:
Darksaber said:

Get a new girlfriend!

 

 That has crossed my mind. Last month she tried to load Office 2000 onto a computer running Vista.

 

Is she at least hot?

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I had a bad patching virus. It caused malwarebytes to delete shit in my i386 folder and then I got the Userinit error everytime I restarted. I tried using dr. webbs cure it but it didn't work. So I said screw it. I put all of the music and pictures I needed and just reinstalled. I am not to ashamed of doing it because I really wanted to anyway LOL.

"The other versions will disappear. Even the 35 million tapes of Star Wars out there won’t last more than 30 or 40 years. A hundred years from now, the only version of the movie that anyone will remember will be the DVD version [of the Special Edition], and you’ll be able to project it on a 20’ by 40’ screen with perfect quality. I think it’s the director’s prerogative, not the studio’s to go back and reinvent a movie." - George Lucas

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EyeShotFirst said:

 I put all of the music and pictures I needed and just reinstalled. I am not to ashamed of doing it because I really wanted to anyway LOL.

I was a LAN\WAN admin for about 7 years. My last year in the industry I was part of a special department in the company tasked with addressing malware specifically.  I don't have to tell you guys, I've seen it all.

I don't have problems with malware because I'm prepared and cautious. It really doesn't take much to stay malware-free. A few simple precautions;  use a router, configure it properly, surf with Firefox - and this one I can't stress this enough - if you surf for porn, you will have to deal with malware.  File sharing\torrenting, and serching for song lyrics (oddly enough) are also hotbeds for malware.

The reason I quoted ESF is because I'm a firm believer in an occasional complete reload of a machine.  I do my own every year or so.  Keeps things up to date and clean.

 

 

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NECROPOST!

So, I gots me a new laptop, with that cursed Windows 8.

It runs like a charm, streams video well, but for some reason Flash games (specifically Avengers Alliance on Facebook, my lil boys favorite) run rather slow and choppy. Everything else I do goes just fine.

Any thoughts why this would be so?

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TheBoost said:

NECROPOST!

So, I gots me a new laptop, with that cursed Windows 8.

It runs like a charm, streams video well, but for some reason Flash games (specifically Avengers Alliance on Facebook, my lil boys favorite) run rather slow and choppy. Everything else I do goes just fine.

Any thoughts why this would be so?

 Beyond the fact that Windows 8 sucks so bad that a friend of mine who is a computer programer downgraded his new laptop to a copy of windows 7 he bought?  I have no idea,sorry.

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TheBoost said:

NECROPOST!

So, I gots me a new laptop, with that cursed Windows 8.

It runs like a charm, streams video well, but for some reason Flash games (specifically Avengers Alliance on Facebook, my lil boys favorite) run rather slow and choppy. Everything else I do goes just fine.

Any thoughts why this would be so?

What are the specs? RAM? CPU? GPU?

Likely one of those. Unless it runs other system-intensive things without problems. OS isn't really a factor here (except newer versions of Windows do use more RAM than past).

Anchorhead makes very good points about staying malware free with the exception of religious sites. Those can be loaded with malware to the point that porn sites look like cleanrooms.

Keep Circulating the Tapes.

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^What kind of religious sites does that include? I don't think I've ever gotten a virus from any and I visit them fairly frequently. I assume things like the official Vatican site would be safe, and I'm unsure why a church webpage would be any more hazardous than any other page.

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RicOlie_2 said:

^What kind of religious sites does that include? I don't think I've ever gotten a virus from any and I visit them fairly frequently. I assume things like the official Vatican site would be safe, and I'm unsure why a church webpage would be any more hazardous than any other page.

 Hidden porn.