Re: empty system files



wildbill
07-09-2005, 11:25 PM
Article ID 315270 did not work for me

On the Intel site I checked my chipset using their utility, down loaded the
appropriate "Application Accelerator" and installed it.

This cleared up the problem.

SP2 and xp repair started my little anventure into this realm.





"DFD" wrote:

> Gerry:
>
> I thank you very much for your prompt replies. This is answering the two
> last mails you've sent me. I click only once when I set the paging file, both
> for apply and for OK.
> I have never downloaded any memory booster.
>
> Looking into the registry at the location you've indicated, I found that the
> pagingfiles key has no data. However, at the same location there is a
> TempPage File key that has REG_DWORD type and for data it says 0x00000001(1).
>
> The disk showed a second partition at some point which somebody told me it
> was a logical partition (no name on it, FAT32 type). I probably messed around
> so much that that partition does not show any longer when I look into my
> computer information. My hard drive is formatted NTFS.
>
> Dora
>
>
> "Gerry Cornell" wrote:
>
> > Dora
> >
> > I have been reviewing the thread in January, They certainly made you
> > jump the hoops <g>!
> >
> > How is your hard disk formatted? FAT32 or NTFS? Right click on drive in
> > Windows Explorer and select Properties.
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> > Hope this helps.
> >
> > Gerry
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > FCA
> >
> > Using invalid email address
> >
> > Stourport, Worcs, England
> > Enquire, plan and execute.
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > Please tell the newsgroup how any
> > suggested solution worked for you.
> >
> > http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> >
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >
> >
> >
> > "DFD" <DFD@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:988A63AC-285F-4880-9B81-CE9A498981BA@microsoft.com...
> > > Yes, I do click on set and next on OK. I also recheck the selection
> > > before
> > > and after rebooting, even though when I reboot or shut off and start I
> > > always
> > > get the window with the message that my virtual memory is too law,
> > > that
> > > windows is taking care of setting it, that my paging file is too small
> > > or
> > > does not exist (it does not exist!!). I searched for it under other
> > > names,
> > > anything that will bring it on.
> > >
> > > Is it possible that I got infected with a boot virus? I was looking
> > > in the
> > > MS database and one of the examples is that if the W32.Netsky.D@mm
> > > worm
> > > attacks it would delete the following registry keys:
> > >
> > > HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\PINF
> > > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WksPatch
> > >
> > > They are missing. It appears that mostly what is described in
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/serversecurity/avdind_4.mspx#EFAA
> > >
> > > is happening with my machine. Do you think that I really have no
> > > choice but
> > > reformat my hard disk? I'd appreciate a sound opinion. Thank you.
> > >
> > > Dora
> > >
> > > "Gerry Cornell" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Dora
> > >>
> > >> When you make your virtual memory selection are you double clicking
> > >> on
> > >> the Set button before clicking on OK and exiting? Recheck the
> > >> selection
> > >> after rebooting the machine to verify that your settings have been
> > >> accepted.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Hope this helps.
> > >>
> > >> Gerry
> > >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> FCA
> > >>
> > >> Using invalid email address
> > >>
> > >> Stourport, Worcs, England
> > >> Enquire, plan and execute.
> > >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> Please tell the newsgroup how any
> > >> suggested solution worked for you.
> > >>
> > >> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> > >>
> > >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> "DFD" <DFD@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > >> news:E491F7CA-E5DB-409F-9EED-063A411D80F4@microsoft.com...
> > >> > Well, the second figure is larger. My virtual memory is set up with
> > >> > paging
> > >> > file size initial at 400MB, final at 700MB, only disk C:, my only
> > >> > hard
> > >> > drive.
> > >> > But no matter what I set the virtual memory to, or even if I set
> > >> > system
> > >> > managed file, the currently allocated value always reads 0 MB.
> > >> >
> > >> > "Gerry Cornell" wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> >> Dora
> > >> >>
> > >> >> The second figure should be larger!
> > >> >>
> > >> >> How is your virtual memory ( pagefile ) set up? Right click My
> > >> >> Computer
> > >> >> icon on Desktop and select Properties, Advanced,
> > >> >> Performance -Settings,
> > >> >> Advanced, Virtual Memory, Change. What does it say?
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> --
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Hope this helps.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Gerry
> > >> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> >> FCA
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Using invalid email address
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Stourport, Worcs, England
> > >> >> Enquire, plan and execute.
> > >> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> >> Please tell the newsgroup how any
> > >> >> suggested solution worked for you.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> > >> >>
> > >> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> >>
> > >> >> "DFD" <DFD@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > >> >> news:3E563BE3-8AC5-4F34-AFE4-2D17448543D0@microsoft.com...
> > >> >> > Sorry, Gerry.
> > >> >> > The commit charge reads 224888K/238368K. The first number is
> > >> >> > varying
> > >> >> > all
> > >> >> > the time, the second remains constant. There are times when the
> > >> >> > first
> > >> >> > one
> > >> >> > even reads 0.
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> > Thanks,
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> > Dora
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> > "Gerry Cornell" wrote:
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> >> Dora
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> The Commit Charge on the bottom of Process tab is shown as
> > >> >> >> 238368
> > >> >> >> /
> > >> >> >> ??????. What is the second figure?
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> --
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> Hope this helps.
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> Gerry
> > >> >> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> >> >> FCA
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> Using invalid email address
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> Stourport, Worcs, England
> > >> >> >> Enquire, plan and execute.
> > >> >> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> >> >> Please tell the newsgroup how any
> > >> >> >> suggested solution worked for you.
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> "DFD" <DFD@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > >> >> >> news:8BDB3C71-FB75-47F6-AC96-6CD716EE8E1B@microsoft.com...
> > >> >> >> > Gerry:
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> > I meant files. I saw them precisely when I followed the three
> > >> >> >> > steps
> > >> >> >> > you
> > >> >> >> > suggest in the wiewing field. And they appeared as config.sys
> > >> >> >> > and
> > >> >> >> > io.sys.
> > >> >> >> > Besides this, the icon is not of folder but of file. My
> > >> >> >> > commit
> > >> >> >> > charge
> > >> >> >> > is
> > >> >> >> > 238368K, my disk sapce is 37.2 GB and I have a free space of
> > >> >> >> > 21.4
> > >> >> >> > GB.
> > >> >> >> > Thank
> > >> >> >> > you for any further assistance.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> > Dora
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> >


Re: empty system files