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Offline lakrsrool

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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2016, 11:13:42 PM »
I used Spybot for many years and really liked the resident TeaTimer tool best of all regarding Spybot but I started running into compatibility issues (can't recall the problems now as that was so many years ago) and eventually ended up turning TeaTimer off and finally just gave up on Spybot not long after that.  You might consider turning TeaTimer off and see if you still get the monthly crash that you've been getting on a regular basis.

If you still get the crash with TeaTimer off you could try the Avast Support Tool to see if this helps you out.
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2016, 11:25:35 PM »
Yah, Spybot S&D with Tea Timer is certainly outdated.
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2016, 03:51:37 PM »
Pls see attached the 2 logs of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool
I have also disabled autostartup of Spybot S&D
« Last Edit: January 10, 2016, 04:02:46 PM by jbionic2010 »
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2016, 04:10:54 PM »
Does this happen at the same time every month ?

CAUTION :  This fix is only valid for this specific machine, using it on another may break your computer

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CreateRestorePoint:
Winlogon\Notify\SDWinLogon-x32: SDWinLogon.dll [X]
HKU\S-1-5-18\...\Run: [SpybotPostWindows10UpgradeReInstall] => "C:\Program Files\Common Files\AV\Spybot - Search and Destroy\Test.exe"
R2 SDScannerService; C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDFSSvc.exe [1738168 2014-06-24] (Safer-Networking Ltd.)
R2 SDUpdateService; C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdSvc.exe [2088408 2014-06-27] (Safer-Networking Ltd.)
R2 SDWSCService; C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDWSCSvc.exe [171928 2014-04-25] (Safer-Networking Ltd.)
Task: {33D63D7D-4D18-4CCD-8F9C-92EB8659A8CE} - System32\Tasks\Safer-Networking\Spybot - Search and Destroy\Scan the system => C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDScan.exe [2014-06-24] (Safer-Networking Ltd.)
Task: {7AD1327B-B56B-4928-958A-3A127CE13CA6} - System32\Tasks\Safer-Networking\Spybot - Search and Destroy\Check for updates => C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdate.exe [2014-06-27] (Safer-Networking Ltd.)
Task: {D5B1E4A3-DC7F-4371-9D7B-F97877F968E7} - System32\Tasks\Safer-Networking\Spybot - Search and Destroy\Refresh immunization => C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDImmunize.exe [2014-06-24] (Safer-Networking Ltd.)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2
C:\Users\jbionic\AppData\Local\Temp\_MEI60402
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AV\Spybot - Search and Destroy
Reg: reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\IPSec\Policy\Local /f
Reg: reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\IPSec\Policy\Local /f
RemoveProxy:
EmptyTemp:
CMD: bitsadmin /reset /allusers

 
Save this as fixlist.txt, in the same location as FRST.exe

Run FRST and press Fix
On completion a log will be generated please post that

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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2016, 06:22:51 PM »
Thanks, Essexboy. I think your script partially did what I had already done by disabling Spybot S&D.

See below the log from FRST64.exe.
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #20 on: January 10, 2016, 06:23:45 PM »
The main elements removed were the scheduled tasks ...  When is the next BSOD due ?

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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2016, 06:29:30 PM »
The main elements removed were the scheduled tasks ...  When is the next BSOD due ?

If you look inside the fixlog, it seems that most of the commands didn't quite worked the way you wanted. Was I actually supposed to run your script and frst64.exe from administrative account? I can try to rerun it again then.

Your script completely removed Spybot S&D from my machine. Before advising me to run it I think it would be also advisable for you to let me know of consequences.

As I reported earlier, there is no pre-determined date for BSOD to appear. Each month it's sorta shifting, but happens just once per month:  25th of october, 28th of november, 30th of december ... - can you guess the next one?

« Last Edit: January 10, 2016, 06:51:34 PM by jbionic2010 »
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2016, 07:00:52 PM »
Btw I am not sure if this is the related to the problem I experience, but starting from recently Ccleaner cannot remove the following Avast keys from the registry
https://goo.gl/photos/q9MxUaRziv6f1B4w6
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #23 on: January 10, 2016, 07:15:20 PM »
Btw I am not sure if this is the related to the problem I experience, but starting from recently Ccleaner cannot remove the following Avast keys from the registry
https://goo.gl/photos/q9MxUaRziv6f1B4w6

you dont have latest CCleaner 5.13.5460



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Your script completely removed Spybot S&D from my machine. Before advising me to run it I think it would be also advisable for you to let me know of consequences.
you dont need it when you have Malwarebytes


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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #24 on: January 10, 2016, 07:18:17 PM »
I've re-applied your script by running FRST64.exe from administrative account. Here is the log
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #25 on: January 10, 2016, 07:25:21 PM »
you dont need it when you have Malwarebytes

My remark was not about what I have or what I shouldn't have. It is ME to decide what I should have.
But I find that it would be rather correct to warn me if smth gets removed simply because local experts think that this will resolve my initial problem
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #26 on: January 10, 2016, 07:31:03 PM »
I misread your post I thought I saw that you had removed it .. Sorry

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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #27 on: January 10, 2016, 07:41:56 PM »
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It is ME to decide what I should have.
absolutely ... it was just info


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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #28 on: January 10, 2016, 07:52:52 PM »
I misread your post I thought I saw that you had removed it .. Sorry

Lets put differently, Spybot is no longer present on my machine. So what's your forecast now? Will I stop to experience system crashes every month? :)
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Re: Every month Avast causes crash?
« Reply #29 on: January 10, 2016, 10:00:59 PM »
There was a task that ran to update the programme and from what I remember it was a monthly cycle