why no replies????? January 21st, 2018, 1:13am
Home Calendar Search Register Login
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Computer Q&A Board    Your Input    Questions  ›  why no replies?????

 Pages: 1
Recommend Print
  Author    why no replies?????
salci60
Posted: July 30th, 2009, 12:31am Report to Moderator
Baby Member


Posts: 6
I have asked two questions thus far, and no one has replied... Why?
Logged Offline
e-mail
It is HERE
A Revolutionary New Bible Version

Gain a Better Understanding of the Bible

No Bible Training Needed
Just Read and Find out God's Message to You


New Testament - Breakthrough Version
Go to - www.breakthroughversion.com - for more information.
Free Weekly Newsletter
Learn Tips about your Computer
from a Trusted, Knowledgeable Source


Subscribe to Ray's Computer Tips by entering your email address below and clicking on the button. We have a No Spam policy


This Forum brought to you by



Great Software
Forever Free Updates
Cassandra
Posted: July 30th, 2009, 11:06am Report to Moderator
Minimum Member


Posts: 64
Reputation: 100.00%
Hi!

Ray is the person who most commonly answers technical questions around here, and I don't think that he's been on the board since you asked your second question.  As to your first question, maybe he doesn't know the answer.

Now for my try:

The combination of your problems looks VERY suspicious.  I've never heard of Windows Genuine Advantage checking a system without explicit permission, and it's odd for your machine to say that it's trying to hook up to a server without your knowing the reason.  (This could happen, though:  even aside from update checks, and so on, many programs use local servers without the user's thinking about it - database programs, security filters which work through local proxies, etc.)

It sounds to me like the most likely explanation is that you have at least one malware infection.

My $0.02:  You should check your system with at least two WELL-KNOWN, REPUTABLE malware checkers.  "Spybot Search & Destroy" and "Lavasoft Ad-Aware" are possibilities.  (Back up your system files before making any major changes, though.)

I hope that you are using a firewall, do not surf the Web using a Windows Administrator account unless you have some reason to do so, and take other normal security precautions.

If you don't mind my asking, what anti-virus software do you use, if any?  Some provide protection against other kinds of malware also, and some don't.

Good luck.
C.  
Logged Offline
e-mail Reply: 1 - 2
Ray
Posted: July 30th, 2009, 7:48pm Report to Moderator
Administrator Group



Posts: 2208
Reputation: 60.00%
   If someone knows an answer, they answer it.  If not, they don't.
   I try to check this board every day but I am not always able to do that.  Other people who answer questions here, check it less frequently.
Logged Offline
e-mail Reply: 2 - 2
 Pages: 1
Recommend Print

Locked Board Board Index    Questions  [ previous | next ] Switch to:

Thread Rating
There is currently no rating for this thread
 
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post polls
You may not post attachments
HTML is off
Blah Code is on
Smilies are on

Powered by E-Blah Platinum 9.6 © 2001-2006