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Are there any suggestions for meaningful yet politely spun language to replace (I know it wont, I'm playing): Kill, Crash, Death and Die? i dont know maybe its the same? Is the file in the ServicePackFiles folder legit? Dean Harding says: October 13, 2008 at 10:56 pm It also prevents a non-Administrator from stealing the administrator's password by spoofing the logon window.

This does not look normal at all. Please help me. Edited by Microemission, 06 September 2007 - 08:37 PM. 0 Back to Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal · Next Unread Topic → Similar Topics 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, Write down all of the dll files that have been recently created on your system then delete or rename them.

All the other people here have virusses because they fail with anti virus software :L Wesley My winlogon.exe hogged 50% to 100% of CPU. Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. winlogon under c:\windows\system32 . 2: WINLOGON.exe under c:\ADI\NT4SP3\i386 3:winlogon.exe under c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386 and 4: winlogon.exe under c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\453a5dd959bf8c3148eb54e4e1aff1d8\sp1qfe J It is the Windows' logon program. I'm baffled...If you think of anything else please let me know.

Presto, problem fixed. by John Mc / March 31, 2006 8:07 AM PST In reply to: Yep........... Windows 7/Vista/XP Hold Ctrl, Alt and Delete key combination together to bring up Task Manager. Newbie hacker tsk... ...

Killing process with Security Task Manager = BSOD. Thank you Microsoft Service Technician "Metalica11" All caps 'WINLOGON' in the sys32 dir is ok. LOL, I promise I'll be back. I don't believe I have any remote accounts, but will check.I'll check to see how many (and which) Winlogon.exe's there are on my HD.

This article lists the methods (with links to third-party websites) to reset/repair the Winsock configuration to defaults. But a trojan or virus easily can attach itself with winlogon.exe Awais M. Read also the 281 reviews. 21068 users ask for this file. 120users rated it as not dangerous. 13users rated it as not so dangerous. 57users rated it as neutral. 33users rated Can we spin the language to be descriptive yet less drawing on human criminal activity terminology?

Ens says: October 13, 2008 at 12:38 pm That's not the only advantage that a multiprocess model gives you. For that matter, you could just chuck it all straight into the kernel itself. Exterminate running process of WINLOGON.EXE after a system reboot. You can select "clean" and check the boxes "Perform action with all infections" and "Create encrypted backup" before clicking on OK.What did ewido find??

what should i do? XD This program IS NOT A tojan This appears when you logg off your pc henry - Top viurs finder on norton - This is legitimate, but dangerous if you terminate To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.Using the arrow keys on the keyboard, scroll to and select the Safe mode menu item, and then press Enter.Now open Ewido, click It is lowercase WINLOGON.EXE, no fake L or any other letter.

Should you have any difficulty in removing the culprit infection after fixing winlogon.exe issues, you are welcome to resort professional help offered with pleasure by VilmaTech Online Support. Double click on hijackthis.exe to extract hijackthis to folder c:\hijackthis. As you can see, it looks like Win 95. Do not try to fix anything yourself at this point.Register and post your log at any one of these forums where a staff member can advise you:-

This can cause any/all of the following: inability to log-on with 'any user' (including Safe Mode), creating a false antivirus program window that cannot be closed (can be called Internet Security after running a serial generator from the p2p-world; I suddenly have a 2003 Server PC that keeps BEEPing :( Also I noticed (after installing STM) a running process in \??\D:\\windows\system32\winLogOn.exe (without Ctrl + Alt + Del) and loading the user profile on logon, among other things.

If your copy of win xp is legal it nothing happends with your comp Robert Gelki Actually I want to prevent users from loading windows in windows 98.After submitting his/her credentials

Back to top #13 Waygook Waygook Topic Starter Members 33 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:55 PM Posted 05 June 2008 - 10:25 PM OK, I will download all of those programs Direct extermination of WINLOGON.EXE would still trigger error message telling the process cannot be ended since the system is not smart enough to tell if winlogon.exe is affected or not due She'll be bck on in a few minutes so it'll have to wait a little longer. CONNECTION PROBLEMS...try this one: Go to Start ...

Who is helping me?For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. i need a site that has a copy of this file. It also keeps track of your computer's license(s) if you are using Windows XP. Kermit the frog Used for logging into the machine.

Who takes care of locking the work station when I press Win+L. It handles the login and logout procedures on your system. This appeared to clean the virus so purchase a copy of MB and set it up to monitor my system.4. Do...

It hogs the index.dat file in windows and creates \??\C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe in Shared Access. Skip to main content Follow UsNews Holy cow, I wrote a book Basics Archives Ground Rules Suggestion Box Contact Me Disclaimers and such CategoriesCode Non-Computer Other History Tips/Support Microspeak Dream email This file is part of the windows operating system and is required for normal logon/logoff function. Can anyone help?

In the setting option, access “exception” option to make “winlogon.exe” as an exception. Great thing about the Internet is everyone's an expert. You're Welcome :) by Marianna Schmudlach / March 31, 2006 8:54 AM PST In reply to: I think I caught it - thanks! I can't seem to open the file location either, but it has no suspicious typos, etc...

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