In comp.mail.eudora.ms-windows on 8 Apr 2004 22:17:59 -0700
XXXX@XXXXX.COM (Mike Genovese) posted:
There are other viruses beside the Blaster worm. I don't recognize
your symptom, but you should scan your harddrive with a virus checker
with up-to-date virus definitions. I'll bet Pitstop also looks for
static rather than operational problems.
I don't know what Pitstop is but Norton Disk Doctor looks for errors
in the file storage tables, lost closters, etc. It doesn't look for
I would hunt in www.google.com (the web, not newsgroups) for the first
sentence of your error message. I would put a + sign in front of
every common word such as 'the' and 'a' and maybe 'has' and 'been', or
in front of every word. Then put the whole thing in quotes. Maybe
single quotes are better. (It looks first for he words in order, even
without quotes, and even with quotes it looks second for the words not
in order. So I'm not sure what good the quotes are, but they tell you
to use them.
A lot of NSW doesn't do anything, doesn't monitor anything, when it's
not running. It doesn't cause problems. I have NSW ver 1, and the
only thing I keep running is Norton Anti Virus. And Norton Crashguard
which a lot of people don't like, but I think it helps me. Since your
Eudora never works, exitting that, disabling that, or best yet taking
it out of the startup files for your next boot should give you a clear
signal if it the problem.
I used to run registry monitor or checker and it was very helpful to
learn to understand things and find certain things. That took about a
month and then there was no ppoint to it anymore, especially since I
Eventually you may want to make a list of everything that is running
in the background. You can get a pretty complete but non-detailed
list from cntl-alt-delete. A better but partial list from looking at
msconfig/startup. An even better list from End-it-all, but that
requires free download and install, and maybe you don't need it.
(People use it to make sure nothing that is not essential is running
when they install a program.)
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