The Local Computer Guy
Serving Old Saybrook and Surrounding Towns

Home # (860) 395-1729
Cell # (860) 227-6399
gyoung@youngct.com

  RemoteAssist  
Share Desktop   Let George view your computer Call him first...
  AntiVirus  

ComboFixGeneral

  ComboFixGeneral
ComboFix   ComboFix
mbam wl   winlogon
MBAM   MBAM
Conficker   http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/worms/conficker.mspx
    http://windowssecrets.com/2009/01/22/02-Keep-the-latest-worm-infestation-off-your-PC/?n=story4
Microsoft Virus Removal Tool   http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx
AVG   http://free.grisoft.com/doc/28415/lng/us/tpl/v5
AVG 9 Full   AVG
Norton Antivirus   www.symantec.com/index.htm
    http://www.sarc.com/
CSav   http://www.authentium.com/
HouseCall   http://www.trendmicro.com/en/home/us/personal.htm
HiJackThis Analyzer   http://startup.networktechs.com/
ComboFixDirect   http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
MBAMDirect   http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/malwarebytes/mbam-setup.exe
  OnLine Virus Scans

 

 

Trendmicro   housecall.trendmicro.com
Symantec   security.symantec.com/ssc/home.asp
Panda   www.pandasoftware.com/activescan
BitDefender   www.bitdefender.com/scan
RAV   www.ravantivirus.com/scan
AV AntiSpy won't load  

Go to Start > Control Panel > System > Hardware > Device Manager > View > Show Hidden Devices >

Non-plug and Play Drivers > disable TDSSserv.sys

  Telephone  
My Number   NOW=970 NEW=959-9822
  AntiSpyware  
SpyBot   http://www.safer-networking.org/
AdAware   http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
SpyBlaster   http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
Spyware Gen   http://spywarewarrior.com
Harvard Site   http://stopbadware.org
  Remove AntiVirGear Click Here
  SendTo http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?p=117985


    http://searchexchange.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid43_gci1003360,00.html#
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918165
    http://www.gabrieleponti.com/software/#sendtotoys
  WinXP Slow http://www.tek-tips.com/faqs.cfm?pid=779&fid=4784
    http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=796508
Various Fixes   http://dougknox.com/
Installshield   http://forums.techguy.org/games/239272-1607-unable-install-installshield-scripting.html
  Explorer 100%  
    http://www.somelifeblog.com/2007/05/fixed-windows-xp-explorerexe-100-cpu.html
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/lofiversion/index.php/t134721.html
    http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/115804-resolved-explorer-using-99-cpu.html#post702716
    http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/147873-resolved-windows-explorer-100-cpu.html
 

General
Downloads

http://www.majorgeeks.com/ Utilities
    http://www.mlin.net/ Windows Utilities like StartUpMonitor
  Linux  
MandrakeLinux   http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/
Ubuntu   http://www.ubuntu.com/
  Win98  
Shutdown patch   http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,6794,00.asp
  XP  
FilePrintSharing

 

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/14891-43-file-printer-sharing-work
FPShare Guide   http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic106418.html
    http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/t5898-file-amp-printer-sharing-with-a-linksys-wrt54gsca.html
    http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=631820
    http://www.techspot.com/vb/all/windows/t-20508-Problem-sharing-files-in-home-network-after-installing-Norton-Internet-Security-2005.html
    http://www.techimo.com/forum/networking-internet/83723-wierd-problem-concerning-xp-file-sharing.html
    http://forums.techguy.org/networking/574910-wireless-networks-printer-file-sharing.html
Automatic Logon   http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315231
Slow Mapped Drives   http://www.seabreezecomputers.com/tips/filexfer.htm
    http://help.lockergnome.com/general/Slow-work-Access-Xp-Machinesftopic-40159-days0-orderasc-20.html
    http://www.techsupportforum.com/microsoft-support/windows-nt-2000-2003-server/162599-solved-mapped-drive-access-slow.html
    http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp/filesharing.htm
    http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1263393
    http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/archive/index.php/t-54672.html
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308007
ShellView   http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html
Slow WinExpl   http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm
Hour Glass on Task Bar   See Link
Services Running on   http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/services.htm
XP reboots   See Link
Winstaller Clean   http://download.microsoft.com/download/e/9/d/e9d80355-7ab4-45b8-80e8-983a48d5e1bd/msicuu2.exe
Restore Registry   See Link
MSC Files don't work   run Regsvr32 "C:\WINDOWS\system32\msxml3.dll"
  Router/Swtch  
Switch w/5100   Setup Instructions
    Comcast Modems
  Hard Drives  
Hard Drive Tests   Links to Tests
  PC Anywhere  
Get IP Address   http://63.209.15.212/
SBC DNS   204.60.203.179 / 66.73.20.40
  Network How to's  
Practically Networked   www.practicallynetworked.com
Wi-Fi Planet Forums   forums.wi-fiplanet.com
Tom's Networking   www.tomsnetworking.com
  Vista Dhcp Probs http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/928233/en-us
     
  Office  
Word Hangs on Close   http://www.mcse.ms/message1856257.html
     
  Outlook  
Repair   search for Scanpst.exe Run it and locate your PST file
OE Slow Links   http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/t212194-web-links-from-outlook-express.html
     
Kellys Korner General XP www.kellys-korner.com
XP IP Stack Repair   Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog
Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults: netsh int ip reset reset.log
nslookup   http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/nslookup.mspx?mfr=true
Lost File/Print   http://www.tomsnetworking.com/Sections-article64.php
XP Repeated Reboot   http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;314466&Product=winxp
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;310396&Product=winxp
Reboot Before Startup   http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support/browse_thread/thread/b283bd037681cf84/561d4f5da01a870c%23561d4f5da01a870c
Data Recovery   http://www.runtime.org/products.htm
Bart Boot   http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/
Explorer 100% CPU   Click here
     
  General Network  
Slow Mapped Drive  

Net use P: \\PC-P\ShareP /persistent:yes

http://www.petri.co.il/forums/archive/index.php/t-1265.html

http://www.ntcompatible.com/postprint139765.html

Network Protocol Analyzer   www.ethereal.com/
Microsoft Security Analyzer   http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/tools/mbsahome.mspx
DSL Speeds   http://www.dslreports.com/tools
    http://www.pcpitstop.com/internet/default.asp
Linksys Routers   http://www.dslreports.com/faq/2290
Net Status   from dos win > netstat -a
  General  
MS HCL   http://winqual.microsoft.com/HCL/ Microsoft Hardware Compatibility List
AllPro DB Freeze Fix  

Delete c:\service\Service expert\velocis\catalog\RDM.CHI
And Delete c:\service\Service expert\velocis\syslog\*.*
Restart Service Expert

Blank Win Updt or Bad Media Player   regsvr32 vbscript.dll regsvr32 jscript.dll
Javascript Probs   http://www.analog.com/Analog_Root/static/techSupport/designTools/interactiveTools/troubleshooting.html
Port Forwarding   http://www.portforward.com/
VNC Connect Issues   http://faq.gotomyvnc.com/fom-serve/cache/76.html
Run Cmd Cntrl Panel Shortcuts   http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=313808
BSOD's   http://www.colba.net/~hlebo49/fatlexer.htm
Win98 0D 0E VXD MSconfig Startup disable KB891711,EXE (MS hotfix)
XP Compatibility   http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows/appcompatibility/default.mspx
Slow network Browsing XP   http://www.ss64.com/nt/slow_browsing.html
Event Desc   http://www.microsoft.com/technet/support/ee/ee_advanced.aspx
Merlin AntiSpy   http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
StartupMontr   http://www.sysinternals.com/Utilities/Autoruns.html
Icons Sys Tray   http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,73163,findid,30242,00.asp
Qck Access Info Bar   http://www.processlibrary.com/quickaccess/
Shell Exts   http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html
NetStmblr Wireless   http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,23439,findid,51212,00.asp
Wireless Sec Tips   http://spotlight.getnetwise.org/wireless/wifitips/
IE Problems   http://windowsxp.mvps.org/IEFAQ.htm
Wireless Tips   http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article/0,aid,124170,findid,52762,00.asp
CPU Cool   http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_description/0,fid,22842,tk,hsx,findid,48561,00.asp
HD Utilities   http://www.ariolic.com/activesmart/low-level-format.html
SpeedFan   http://www.almico.com/sfdownload.php
PC World Reviews   http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/index.asp
BIOS Central   http://www.bioscentral.com/
SBCGLOBAL   http://dsl.sbc.yahoo.com/
PassUtilsEtc   http://www.nirsoft.net/
RecycleBinGone   Reg Files
Repair XP   http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm
     
Adobe Reader   http://readerhelp.com/
     
 

OpenSource

 
OpenOffice   http://www.openoffice.org
GimpShop Photos http://www.plasticbugs.com
Scribus Publish http://www.scribus.net
Audacity Movies http://audacity.sourceforge.net/about/
  Vista  
AutoLogon   http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=787119&SiteID=1
Run Command   http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/vista/vista_run_command.htm
General Vista   http://www.howtogeek.com/tag/windows-vista/
CD DVD Drive missing   http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060/
     
  AOL Mail Click Notes
    http://www.pctoday.com/editorial/article.asp?article=articles%2F2006%2Ft0406%2F27t06%2F27t06.asp
  ATT Email  
Forward Probs   Click Here
Email Blacklists   http://www.mxtoolbox.com/index.aspx
    http://www.mxtoolbox.com/blacklists.aspx
  SoftDent http://www.docstoc.com/docs/391293/Softdent-Tech-Pack
    http://www.kodakdental.com/documentation/sysReqs/SoftDent.pdf