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Hi. Attached Files searchres.gif 5.9KB 14 downloads Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 noknojon noknojon Banned 10,871 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Local I just thought it was strange to have several msconfig.exe files and wondered if something was modified by an infection??Re: using msconfig... To learn ALL there is to know about "Startup" go here: http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_content.php Or as I told you in my last post: Instead of using msconfig to disable a startup item try Check This Out

snailshell, Dec 18, 2006 #10 rude Joined: Mar 8, 2004 Messages: 2,326 Strictly speaking,you don't really have to have anything in startup.The only things I allow to start on bootup on Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 is not preventing or blocking the use of the msconfig tool. Not working correctly Windows... PML Security Update pmsvptch.exe v1.0 released on 2006-11-07 for the software from HP's website. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/384549/msconfig-access-denied-error-was-returned/

I re-formatted my harddrive to get it uninstalled, but my husband has not on his pc, and is having problems with msconfig. Advertisement Recent Posts Make Four Words cwwozniak replied Nov 2, 2016 at 4:56 PM picture on computer valis replied Nov 2, 2016 at 4:54 PM Word List Game #14 cwwozniak replied I too got the error when trying to change the service to disabled from automatic.To disable the service: 1. Thanks in advance.

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  3. while trying to use MSCONFIG The culprit is a security update for the HP PSC 1410 printer software.
  4. Jun 30, 2007 #19 samurai24 TS Rookie Klondon101's solution was the answer for me.
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  6. share|improve this answer answered Oct 17 '12 at 13:53 VirusEater 312 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote The fact that you are logged in as administrator does not mean
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  8. You may need to log on using an Administrator account to make the specified changes".
  9. I see that when I installed the printer software, HP kindly set up a new user account, 'ASP.NET Machine A...' on my machine without asking my permission.
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Best suggestion at this point is to go through this: Virus and Malware Removal. Computer not connecting to Phone Clinton's (hacked) e-mail Server Would like help debugging an FTP... Wrong?Click to expand... I tried the quote above but did not solve my issue.

Not the answer you're looking for? TechSpot is a registered trademark. The reason I am asking is because I installed hp printer and not only getting an msconfig error but in services when I try to disable pML DRiver HPZ12, I get http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/msconfig-an-access-denied-error-was-returned.134844/ Click here to join today!

Uncheck "Enable OS Firewall". I have read the prior posts from all of you who have discussed (cussed in my case) the issue. I have an HP Photosmart C-5180. When I searched for the msconfig.exe file - I've attached a screen shot - well, I just think it's strange but have no idea what I'm looking at.

I don't know for sure that this will work for everyone but it worked for me. read the full info here A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. My WebsiteMy help doesn't cost a penny, but if you'd like to consider a donation, click Back to top #15 Broni Broni The Coolest BC Computer BC Advisor 41,243 posts I might suggest that if you are connecting to it over the network and have the need to get info about the printer when you are not near it, simply use

I could find that this under services (Local), is this typo or my misunderstanding ? his comment is here Your help is... But if still the service doesn't go. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Very frustrating. Some may not be necessary but I'm listing them anyway. http://devstude.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-remote-access-connection-manager-error-5.php Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

I've search a bit and know that I don't have the HP printer issueI am sorry if I missed something here - What is the HP printer issue that you do I first tried it on my husband's pc, and then on mine after a full restore (because of their suggestions...caused my computer to crash) and re-installing the printer. Start> Run> type in services.msc> double-click on the Service> make the change> check the Dependency tab to see if it is dependent on another Service to run. 2.

Hp is starting to tell me to go to microsoft....it's windows problem.

I am still very noob tech. It will create a folder named FixPolicies on your desktop. 4 Open the FixPolicies folder. 5 Double click on Fix_policies.cmd to run it. At this point go back and make sure that the service is in fact stopped. Learn how to replace services either manually by extracting its *.dll from SxS or just use your original OS cd and choose recovery + repair mode once it prompts at fresh

but I will try them again and post logs,,,,,,do you want to post log here or start new thread in the "Virus and Malware Removal" section ? I've run a full analysis with the AV (which also detected "ASX/Wimad.DD" as a trojan) as well as Spybot-S&D, I'm currently... Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads navigate here windows-xp msconfig share|improve this question edited Oct 9 '13 at 13:50 Dave M 12.4k82536 asked Dec 19 '11 at 13:38 Steve 1,02483473 1 Just a guess but the service you

Go to regedit via start..run...regedit 2. I still ran my SpySweeper again after that and it found a few more things and removed them but everything is running good now. I have read a lot of threads on different forums but I could not overcome this issue yet that I have been experiencing for a while. 1- I logged as a Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy


Cannot seem to find what caused it. is a suggestion to resolve a permission problem, not a specific Service. My theory for my situation is that somehow installing the hp software opened up a vulnerability within either Windows or ZoneAlarm which allowed malicious code already present on the harddrive to Apr 20, 2007 #16 icaru TS Rookie I have this problem, do not have any viruses, trojans or malware, do not use ZoneAlarm, do not have an HP printer.

Any other suggestions ? MSconfig: An Access Denied error was returned while attempting to change a service This is a discussion on MSconfig: An Access Denied error was returned while attempting to change a service Warning: This program was developed for Windows XP ONLY. This included the memory-hungry HPZ12.exe mentioned above, which I set to manual startup by going to hklm\system\currentcontrolset\services\pml driver hpz12\start in Windows Registry and altering the start setting to 3 (manual).

Then we need to manually delete the leftover files of HP software from program files & windows folders & their sub-folders carefully. But if still the service doesn't go. Replacing HDD with SSD in Dell ... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. I did not do any registry edit to stop mine.

You may need to log on using an Administrator account to make the specified changes'. Hopefully there will be someone who can check the logs for you. You may need to log on using an Administrator account to make the specified changes." Did this article resolve your issue? Now it stops midway and requires that I click on the icon displaying my username (there is no other username icon visible, no password is asked for) before it continues with