Forum discussion tagged with System32.
  1. K

    Question What Caused This Black Screen At The Start of the Boot Up?

    Today, when I got home, I booted up my Laptop (Lenovo Y720). When it got past the log in, All i saw was a black screen and a small cmd window displaying "windows 32". I managed to fix this by going into my task manager, clicking on file, clicking "run a new task" and then typing in...
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    Solved! How install a fresh windows 7 on a corrupted system32 laptop

    Hey, I have an Aspire 5517 Acer Laptop, I think I messed up the CCleaner checkboxes, i forgot I broke this laptop 3 years ago and it still works in my amazement so I want to use it as a 2nd monitor or something. Now when I start it, it gives me the acer logo and an <f2> thing at the bottom left...
  3. S

    Solved! Hp Stream 11

    Issue- so I accidentally deleted system32 and have no idea how to restore it and I think it deleted windows10 when I try clicking esc I press f11 and then it goes to a screen that says “boot device not found hard disk (3fo) and the only shortcut is f2” that says system diagnostics and every time...
  4. T

    infected and need help

    ]hi, my computer is infected, and whenever I open malwarebytes free, it auto closes, along with any google search with antivirus in it. i was able to install and run hjt and I have the log here (sorry dont know how to attach files on this site, Im doing this on my phone)...
  5. J

    Need Hal file. I don't have disc drive

    Windows cannot load the system32 Hal file is missing or corrupt. It repeatedly tried to get me to update to windows ten but I was told that that. Version was too big for my Acer so I never did it. If I would have would this have happened
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    When i opened davinci it quiqly opened my system_32

    It is safe???Please tell me cuz i am scared as hell
  7. T

    Malware hunt gone wrong... Help!

    When it happened? I had just finished restoring immunizations from recently added "Spybot" (I'll explain why later), and because I know next to nothing about what was quarantined (from yesterday's scan), I opted to restore that as well (note: they were all usage tracks, nothing more), when...
  8. K

    Command Prompt Pops Up?

    I was playing on my computer when command prompt (cmd/system32) popped up all of a sudden. I closed it because I had no time reading it. I have not downloaded anything in the past 3 weeks at least. What could have been it? (windows7)
  9. M

    Malwarebytes finds this?

    c:\windows\system32\tasks\windowsmediasharing . This has come up on the last few scans. Quarantined it but keeps reappearing. Says it's a trojan/downloader. Win 7 64 bit
  10. B

    help.generic malware suspicious what doing with it

    my antivirus find virus in folder windows . C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\AAct What I'll do?
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    Log file C:\windows\system32\logfiles\srt\srttrail.txt

    I recently did a complete system reset, thinking the reason for my computer constantly getting the blue screen of death, was a possible virus I had somehow gotten. (I always got the uncorrectable error) I had tried doing the system repair option before I decided to do so, but it never showed a...
  12. J

    Administationwindowsystem32 is stuck on my screen what do I put there it won't do safe mode

    Was doing a hard reset on my tablet and it's stuck in the ministration system32 what do I add on after the system32 what does not do safe mode
  13. R

    Solved! Is the csrss.exe and rundll32.exe (outside the system32) a trojan?

    So I have like 4 csrss.exe running the 2 is not on the protected processes on the task manager, actually rundll32.exe is not on the protected processes too. So what I did is, I stopped the rundll32.exe and csrss.exe (the other one) and I can't seem to terminate the program. The csrss.exe and...
  14. P

    Microsoft error X:/windows/system32

    /\X:/windows/system32 - can't get from here to c: to run chkdsk \f
  15. R

    windows 7 system 32 bit x86 to windowds 10 64 bit x64

    i want to change my os windows 7 32 bit x86 to windows 10 64 bit x64 ? can i change how can ? please tell me
  16. D

    cmd.exe pops up multiple times

    So I've had this kind of issue before, but that issue was for some ipconfig.exe, which I solved somehow. That was years ago too. Now suddenly, without me installing any new software or anything, I'm getting random pop ups of cmd.exe and in the screenshot I took, it shows the path to the cmd.exe...
  17. P

    Winload.exe cannot run in Win32 mode

    My nextbook says that x:\windows\system32\winload.exe cannot be run in win32 mode
  18. M

    \Windows\system32\winload.exe, status: 0xc000000f

    I cant boot my laptop, Can't access setup screen to change settings. Holding down 0, f2, f8 etc doesn't do anything. Toshiba tecra A9, windows boot manager says File:\windows\system32\winload.exe Status: 0xc000000f Info: the selected entry could not be located because the application is missing...
  19. D

    Torjan in system 32

    Hi. Yesterday i was downloading some soft. In my computer and when i started installing some random 4-5 softs. Installed automatically with permission. I tried uninstalling them but they didn't. These softs. Were in Chinese language. Then suddenly quick heal window poped up about a suspicious...
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    Super Nasty Virus

    I downloaded a fake program from a torrent site. Ended up installing 40+ programs. Had to use Iobit uninstaller to get rid of them all. I then ran malwarebytes full system scan. Then I ran avast full system scan and avast boot time scan. I thought I would have got rid of it all, but no. Now...
  21. T

    Attempted Registry Edit - Is something fishy going on?

    This just popped up with 360 Total Security. A registry change was about to be made but was blocked by the program, and then these processes wanted to start up. Is anything fishy going on? The log provided by 360 Total Security is provided below. 2016-03-13 10:30:42 Process Creation...
  22. nostro200

    svchost.exe Virus consuming 1 Gigabyte Ram

    I have this virus on my brother's laptop. I remember having it on my desktop years ago and managed to clear it out not before deleting REAL svchost and losing the Computer. (had to format HardDrive and reinstall windows :P) My brother bought a new laptop because well, he is clumsy and his old...
  23. M

    Vawtrak.ED Trojan Detected in System32\usp10.dll

    Alright, so i have this trojan virus in system32 (why do i have system32 i'm on a 64system but whatever let's leave that for another time) Malware detected this trojan and keeps notifying me about it, but i can't seem to disinfect the dll or deal with the trojan. Any idea on how to do this? i...
  24. B

    RunDll: C:// windows/system32/LogilDA.dll.

    Lenovo {ideapad flex 15} There is a pop-up disturbing me so frequently demanding a path,which I seems not to find. But Here the pop-up, RunDll - C://windows/system32/LogilDA.dll. so kindly help me in resolving this problem for a better solution Best Regard Mugalla progress From Nigeria
  25. Man1ac123

    I need help with system files?

    Hello guys. Lately my laptop (PC Notebook HP ENVY dv6-7280sp ) takes a lot of time when booting but yesterday something happened. On the task bar on the right side(dont know the name) there are less programs then before. On startup some programs dont start like avg for example. My sound icon...
  26. S

    Some virus help, please! (HiJackThis log enclosed)

    Hi everyone, The lady at the front desk on Friday called me because she opened a .pdf file from a company we always get .pdf files from in the email and suddenly stuff was popping up on her screen and programs were installing left and right. I've since removed them all, but more keep...
  27. G

    Help, what s this?! Malware, virus...? windows/system32/cdm

    hello, so recently I've noticed that everytime I start my pc - windows 8, a "windows/ system32/ cdm" appears and then a russian gaming site pops up in my browser - like....what the heck?!!? I ran windows defender but didn't find anything. Then I ran malwarebytes - found 25...
  28. J

    cannot install adwcleaner because a sblite3.dll cannot be loaded

    cannot install adwcleaner because a message "sblite3.dll cannot be loaded {1}". I went to the sblite website and downloaded sblite3.dll and reinstalled it on System32 folder in Windows folder but I still get the same error. I am only a novice and have problems understanding web sites...
  29. N

    Log file. Thanks!

    ComboFix 15-01-29.01 - nayara 01-02-2015 0:46.1.4 - x64 NETWORK Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.351.2070.18.3950.2835 [GMT 0:00] Executando de: c:\users\nayara\Downloads\ComboFix.exe AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131-94903A54AD8B} SP: avast...
  30. M

    A weird thing happened (Win32/Neshta.A)

    So, I downloaded a file from the internet and i ran it. It was a Setup.exe, with some packed data. After a few seconds, it said that it's an invalid 32bit app. I have a 64bit system BTW. After that, in the same folder, there was a file called setup.exe.vir (or similar), and it didn't have an...
  31. W

    BIOS problems and Corrupted files

    Ok, so i got a problem. Here it is: I have a Gateway Computer, Gateway LT31 to go in details. Recently, I saw something called Mac OS X for windows, its a program that makes your computer look like a Mac, and i'm the type of guys that loves skin packs and all. So I install it and BIG problem...
  32. X

    Need help with AVG Detection

    So, I recently installed about 10 Windows 8.1 updates and after the restart AVG Identity Protection popped up saying a few files were behaving suspiciously. The two files it detected were: C:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\x64\3\old\1\printconfig.dll and C:\Windows\system32\regsvr32.exe Both...
  33. G

    Is my laptop slow to boot or am I just being melodramatic?

    I've noticed recently that my laptop takes its time when booting to windows (Roughly 3mins). Specs: Samsung 700G7A CPU: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz RAM: DDR3 SDRAM8 GB Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6970M I've enabled Samsungs "Fast Boot" and used msconfig to disable startup processes but it...
  34. J

    Unplugged Compaq computer and now i get message.

    <Windows root>/system32/hal.dll file is missing or corrupt Please re-install. What do i do?
  35. T

    Intel/MSI Driver want to install every time I start my PC!

    So, I was having problems with my USB 3.0 ports, and long thread short, I got directed to this link: where I downloaded the "Intel USB 3.0 Driver" and that helped with most of the problem, but my problem now, is that every...
  36. rulejunior

    Missing System 32 Sony Vaio Notebook Windows 8

    Hello once again Tom's Hardware, I have a fun one for you guys today. Friend of mine has a Sony Vaio notebook he purchased about a year ago. Recently started displaying on boot up Missing System 32, or something along those lines. Now it should be a simple fix if I am correct, just use a Windows...
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    where can i download the file

    i download the file and put it in my latitude d620 and it still says windows root/system/ ntoskrnl.exe
  38. A

    Reinstall windows-hoofdmap for an acer mini laptop

    how to reinstall windows-hoofdmap system32 ntoskrnl.exe for an acer mini laptop? In my laptop is no place for an CD. And everywhere on the internet they say that you need the CD to install windows. Who can help me?
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    windows root system 32 ntoskrnl.exe.

    windows root system 32 ntoskrnl.exe.
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    Acer Aspire One

    I cant start windows as following file is either corrupt or missing \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM
  41. B

    HP Mini "file missing or corrupt windows system 32 config"

    I'm trying to fix a friend's HP Mini 1212. It boots into Windows, but when you try to click on the Windows button to access anything, the screen goes black and a message comes up saying "Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: \Windows\System32\Config\System. I...
  42. S

    Windows root system32 ntoskrnl exe download file

    Hello, I have a dell latitude d600 and my <Windows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe is missing or corrupt so what do i do
  43. P

    Restore failed file missing or corrupt windows root system32\hall.dll.

    Hello,have just tried to restore my aspire one back to factory settings and got this message, would like to know how to get file on floppy disk and install thanks
  44. Z

    Is there any for my computer

    Hello, my anti virus showing in c drive /window/system32/ etc/host are infected asking for remove if i remove this folder is there any risk of damage my computer or it will harm to my computer. can i remove it or not ANS IT........................! THANK YOU
  45. N

    Acer laptop help for aspire 5336

    Hello, I have tried pressing f8 key but it shows file:/widows/system32/drivers/amdxata.sys status:0xc0000098 info:windows failed to load because a critica system driver is missing, or corrupt. I dont have my windows installion disc as well. can anyone help me?
  46. D

    Application failes 0x000022

    I have an Acer 5610z running vista home premium. Just last few days, nearly every thing i try to open i get 'application failed to initialize 0x000022 error' can anyone suggest a solution, ive gleaned it to be a permissions error, and tried these two command lines: CACLS...
  47. M

    Command prompt

    I would like to know the difference between the command prompt which is accessed by start , all programs , accessories , command prompt and has a title as command prompt and its path is c:\Users\Phil> on one hand, while on the other hand there is another command prompt that can be accessed by...
  48. T

    Solved! Free acer technical support

    my acer laptop wont work when i turn it on it goes strat to a black screen it says /windows/system32/config/system missing or corrupt :( i dont have a start up disk :( :(
  49. A

    PC freezing when Idle

    I've been having problems with my pc lately. It seems to freeze mainly when I leave it idle for about 20 mins or so. I suspect its a virus but Malwarebytes hasn't found much. I've also ran my anti virus as well as C cleaner with no results unfortunately. I can still use my keyboard to switch...
  50. B

    Browser Redirect on hotel server... help!!

    Hello, I have done a quickscan with MBAM; and scanned with AVG. Here is the hijackthis logfile: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 1:06:20 PM, on 6/5/2011 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702) Boot mode: Normal Running...
  51. G

    Dell Latitude D410 Windows XP system32\config\system

    Hello, please forgive my ignorance but turned laptop on this morning and found this message Wndows\system32\config\system you can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD- ROM Select "r' at the first screen to start repair do I run the CD...
  52. timw128

    HJT Log File

    Hi- Could someone please interpret this HJT Log File? My System Restore freezes and I have 100% CPU usage in Chrome. I have tried just about everything except ComboFix. Thanks for the help! HiJackThis Log File: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 7:05:44 AM, on 3/16/2011...
  53. S

    Pesky Trojan

    Here goes my first post. Trojens now a days are tough. This one ive encountered today has all the typical signs. Url redirects, blocks exe's, wont allow any antivirus software to update. Ive tried using malwarebytes, rkill, Superantispyware, online virus scanners are blocked aswell. This is the...
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    Co robic po uruchomieniu pojawia się komunikat nie mogę odnaleśc C:/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/SYSPRED/HideCmd.exe. Dzięki za pomoc.
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    Solved! Reinstall windows root system32 ntoskrnl exe without cd drive

    we have an acer netbook that is missing the windows root system32 ntoskrnl exe file. how do we reinstall it without a cd drive?
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    Solved! Connecting two laptops together

    Hello, One of my Dell laptops will not boot up. It is getting a system 32 error file. I have another that is working just fine. May I connect the two computers together so that I may transfer the file that I need to the other?
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    When usb is plugged in error pops up

    Hello, When I plug in any type of USB a error pops's got all these numbers and stuff..and I can't get rid of it..My system 32 is also like only 728kb and not the size it should be. Please help..Thanks..
  58. T

    Help removing malware

    I've been working on a computer that redirects you when you click on a google link. usually it takes you to mfreed or mylocalhero or things of the sort. anayway this is the hijackthis log Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe...
  59. G

    Reinstall windows root system32 ntoskrnl exe

    Hello, i have deleted this thing on my net book, how do i install it again, because i havent got a disk drive, what do i do ????
  60. G

    Solved! Download windows root system32 ntoskrnl exe free

    Hello, necesito ayuda no consigo descargar el windows root system 32 ntoskrnl.exe si saben de una pagina pasenmela porfa