Re: Strange XP behavior

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by vince candline, Aug 11, 2003.

  1. "Miggsee" <> wrote in
    news:bh8gf6$u2ce2$-berlin.de:

    > I got this message from a friend, and I'm researching it now.
    > Does anyone have any ideas? I've suggested doing HouseCalls.
    > The problem is occurring in XP Home on a ThinkPad. The friend
    > is *much* more knowledgeable than I.....

    Hi Miggsee, is that friend *Mike*, or Bill Gates?;-) We are
    having a heat wave +30 at the moment

    > "Since last time I saw the computer (maybe 4 days ago) there
    > was a new 'user account', and two programs that I know I
    > installed are gone without a sign of their having every been
    > there. The new account was a computer administrator type,
    > named 'XIK'. It was password protected, but I deleted it from
    > the other administrator account that I had set up during the
    > upgrade. AOL and the AVG virus scanner were gone. Of course
    > nobody knows a thing about what happened, and I can't find any
    > information re: virus type causes."
    >
    > I've suggested HouseCall, Trojan Hunter, and a system restore.
    >
    > Ideas, please??
    >
    >
    >
     
    vince candline, Aug 11, 2003
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