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Sound CARD!!!!

Discussion in 'Drivers' started by dylantheskater, Aug 25, 2004.

  1. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member


    I've learned a bit about forums and I see this is a nice one, good people too!!

    If you would, if your a mod, or DAL, PLEASE take that last comment on dylantheskater out.. every time I see that, I look down in shame, Wondering how I could say such a thing to you guys on this forum :(

    Anyways some may know about Neoseeker, Its my favourite site.... I recently reformated my harddrive again (Gee I do that lots!! :p ) and Came upon a disturbing popup... It comes up every time I log in, and its actually a program, "Powerscan" or something like that.. any ideas? Need a screenshot?
  2. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

  3. spud

    spud D-A-L Team Member (UK)

    i would leave them in as a penance

    lolpimp :cool: ;) :cool:

    thanks foe the appology dylan
  4. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member


    If you reformat your Hard Drive with the Windows XP Disk, Does it remove all the viruses? I logged in this morning (2 days AFTER I reformat it...) and I get all the same Virus popups like "virtual bouncer" and "Your PC is infected with a parasite, click here to remove it now!"
  5. AphJN

    AphJN Dedicated Member

    Were you on the internet without a firewall/virus scanner during that time? Studies have shown that all it takes is less than 20min for a PC to be infected.
  6. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

    well after i installed XP I put on Nortan Anti Virus 2003.... But they are still the same viruses!
  7. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    do you have more than one partition?

    or more than one drive?

    did you do a clean install Or did you Repair with your old programs & settings?

    also did you read about the powerscan above?

    hope you dont mind all the questions :eek:
  8. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

    thats fine... im sure i did a clean thing, everythigns gone lots of space fast... 'cept my viruses

    and no i didnt read :(
  9. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    especially if you downloaded ISTBar.

    You need to be careful what you download. Plus get all the critical updates from windows update. Plus a firewall is very important (even tho they take a little patience to setup) There is a good free version here:

    The FREE version of Outpost Firewall
  10. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

    thank you jephree
  11. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

    wow that was a horrible program!! it popped up constantly!!

    Ok my comp is pretty screwed now... when ya reformat XP does it delete all viruseS?
  12. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

    so im about to reformat my harddrive again.. get rid of all the bugs.. clean sweep... im going from Pro to Home
  13. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

  14. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    Sure. This will make your computer run like new. Until you get online and
    the same infections happen all over again. Which might take less than 20

    You will want to install SP2 from a CD or create a "slipstreamed" XP SP2 CD to install before you go online!

    To keep your computer running properly, you must practice "safe hex". In
    addition to a good firewall, you need a good antivirus. And you need
    protection from spyware and other malware. Without ALL these protections
    plus regular visits to Windows Update, you will simply get infected again
    and have to do this all over again.

  15. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

    Ok can I have some free downloads to some of these?

    I have nothing at all!

    PS: I want GOOD programs, not ones that pop up everytime something loads or something
  16. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

    spybot s&d


    adaware SE


    spyware blaster


    AVG anti virus


    If you dont want to "slipstream" SP2 the first thing you need to do is go to windows update & download/ install it.
    If you want some info on "slipstreaming" & you have a CD burner let us know.

    This will provide you with an "ok" firewall. Inbound; not outbound. Any firewall besides SP2 has to be configured. The first time you use it you will have to aprove or reject actions your computer takes. This takes some effort.

    Windows Free Firewall Software for download
  17. Hiasakite

    Hiasakite Techie7 New Member

    I useSygate Personal Firewall (free) it needs to be configured. I also have all the security that is recommended (above) by jephree and rarely have any problems.

  18. dylan_the_skater

    dylan_the_skater Techie7 New Member

    thx guys, i was getting some sick popups:|