By kral_akin in forum PressF1 Replies: 4 Last Post: 08-05-2005, 12:31 AM Turning off 'Files Stored On This Computer' in My Computer By bob_doe_nz in forum PressF1 Replies: 1 Last Post: open the run boc and enter "SFC" without the quotes. They a found fix for the problem by using the Msinfo32.exe tool. 29-08-2003,09:32 AM #3 helpme_88 Guest Re: My Computer % THISDIRNAME % i Have read those pages but i still Maybe I should be looking for the source of the registry corruption? 0 LVL 67 Overall: Level 67 Windows 2000 16 Message Active 1 day ago Assisted Solution by:sirbounty sirbounty
You may also want to try Start->Run->SFC /Scannow
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. All rights reserved. Instead it says %THISDIRNAME% and it > says > this for all pages with the exception of files that contain pictures under > My > Pictures, that folder and any thing
I'll see how things go for a couple of days. IE Instead of C:\%systemroot%, you would use C:\Windows (or C:\winnt). You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. I don't understand it either.
The workings of Windows aren't really my specialty (nothing is )The HDD is.. Unfortunately due to its intermittent nature it isn't possible to say exactly what cured it. I've ScanDisk'd, Defragged, QuickCleaned, wiped Temp folders but still I can save the world and compose an opera in the time it takes to load. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/thisdirname-177538/ Still not sure I fully understand what's going on here tho... 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 Message Author Comment by:holdenweb ID: 101493642004-01-19 Further information: I just opened regedit to
I tried to allocate 675 points to this question. All: I had already tried a couple of the adware removal programs, which only detected cookies and other non-active problems. The person with the similar problem (% THISDIRNAME %) fixed their problem by running the Internet Explorer repair tool. While I'm an experienced computer user, I don't consider myself fully up to all the goings on underneath the hood in Windows, and I don't have an infinite amount of time
GET STARTED Question has a verified solution. http://www.antionline.com/showthread.php?246282-thisdirname How Old is the HDD? My boss has a older laptop that has WIN 98 on it. We recommend upgrading to the latest Safari, Google Chrome, or Firefox.
It's odd that it ever got screwed up at all. The time now is 01:51 PM. Following is the most recent hijack report from hijackthis.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:04:50 PM, on 12/9/2005Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLLC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tskC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DEVLDR16.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KB891711\KB891711.EXEC:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXEC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXEC:\PROGRAM FILES\HIJACKTHIS.EXER1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Adam Smith Glasgow, 1760 Back to top #3 nasdaq nasdaq Forum Deity Global Moderator 49,134 posts Posted 28 December 2005 - 09:36 AM Due to the lack of feedback this Topic
Login Signup Help Legacy site Login Signup Home Topics Technology & Internet Operating Systems Windows %thisdirname% Users: Threads: Forums: Search: Go to advanced search page Zaphod Beeblebrox Registered User 13-Jan-2002 03:27 Still no active desktop. nasdaq Favorite tools: [ SpywareBlaster ] [ Spybot ] [ AdAware ] [ HijackThis ] [ Housecall online virus scan ] [ Bitdefender online virus scan ] [ AVG antivirus ] I'm completely lost on this one perhaps my brain is just too highly trained Please help.Please.If you have any shred of mercy or humanity.Please.Help.
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Zaphod Beeblebrox Registered User 16-Jan-2002 20:05 #5 DOH... If so how would I temporarily disable it to test this? Although, the address bar and title bar also say the correct name, it is just that one spot. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.
Thanks for the attempts so far, but I think we need to look a bit deeper :-( 0 LVL 67 Overall: Level 67 Windows 2000 16 Message Active 1 day Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: My Computer % THISDIRNAME % Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to All rights reserved. It is still called My Documents in the left side.
The time now is 01:51 AM. Right-click on the screen and choose "Select all objects"Click Next to remove the infections found, and click OK to the prompt.Restart the computer.Submit a fresh HijackThis log for review. I want to *fix* the problem, not work around it. Once thisw occurs certain other strange things tend to go along with it.
For example when I open My Computer, in the top let hand corner under the address bar it should have a computer icon with the Windows ME logo (the blue green Also if I go to his "my documents folder" and try to open a file up it gives me a Illegal Operation for Explorer again. The time now is 08:51 PM. If the above doesn't help, try Start|Run type SCANREG /FIX click OK - Windows will reboot -- Noel Paton (MS-MVP 2002-2005, Windows) Nil Carborundum Illegitemi http://www.btinternet.com/~winnoel/millsrpch.htm http://tinyurl.com/6oztj Please read http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm on
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