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Old 04-09-2005, 10:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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sounds like its relating to the video card, do as I suggested as it really won't hurt and its not as if you can't change it back easily anyways just want to eliminate the possibility

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Old 04-09-2005, 10:28 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Shadow im going off topic for a min, but you play warcraft? or any of the warcraft games other than WoW? because tinker is a heros name on there and you have tinkerer in your title, and you have a footman from warcraft 2 dieing as your avvy....

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Old 04-09-2005, 10:43 PM   #13 (permalink)
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heres what i get when booting up EVERY time

Error signature

szAppName : svchost.exe szAppVer : szModName : unknown
szModVer : offset : 00000000

Error Report Contents

C:\DOCUME~1\Kamikaze\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER4ff3.dir00\s vchost.exe.mdmp
C:\DOCUME~1\Kamikaze\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER4ff3.dir00\a ppcompat.txt
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Old 04-09-2005, 11:59 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally posted by charles_scott
SP1 is pre installed if hes on xp pro as far as i know, but anyways i get that error everytime i try to scan my computer with nortan :-
1. Don't recall the version of XP (ie pro or home) being stated
2. Early releases didn't come with SP1 integrated

Anyway, Thresh, wondering if this might be a virus/adware problem. svchost.exe is a normal process that runs in XP but also tends to get hijacked by viruses/spyware.

Can you post a 'hijack this' log?

Download it here if you don't already have it (don't make any changes with it, just run the scan)
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Old 04-10-2005, 12:08 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Disregard my post, i didnt read everything..

Sounds like your system just went to hell. Try reinstalling, maybe you disabled something in the system services that needed to be enabled?
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Old 04-10-2005, 09:32 AM   #17 (permalink)
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you know what, i turned off ALL my oc;ing and since then it has run fine. but just for the hell of it here is the hijackthis log file

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:28:06 AM, on 4/10/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Razer\razertra.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\razerofa.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Kamikaze\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] "C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\PROGRAM\ADGJDet.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [razertra] C:\Program Files\Razer\razertra.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AIM] C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe -cnetwait.odl
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Steam] C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe -silent
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) -
O16 - DPF: {B8BE5E93-A60C-4D26-A2DC-220313175592} (ZoneIntro Class) -
O16 - DPF: {E5D419D6-A846-4514-9FAD-97E826C84822} (HeartbeatCtl Class) -
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

The steam.exe and razertra.exe are programs I use so there fine. By the way thanks alot for the help samm and everyone else for trying :-).
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Old 04-10-2005, 10:29 AM   #18 (permalink)
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You're welcome.

Must admit, I forgot to ask if your system was OC'd (duh)!
Glad it all seems to be OK now & I can't see anything in the hijack log that looks suspect.

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