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Perhaps someone else can too. I found the solution to deleting the Recovery Console's cmdcons folder after ComboFix has installed the RC. Right-click on the folder, select Security tab, and check Allow in front of Full Control and save settings. Telling someone to use Combofix when there are directions specifically not to use it unless your helper specifically instructed you to is not recommended. this content
TonyT, #8 2010/12/03 broni Moderator Malware Analyst Joined: 2002/08/01 Messages: 21,246 Likes Received: 103 Trophy Points: 843 Location: Daly City, CA Computer Experience: Experienced Default setting is 2 sec. If a user has Full Control it grants all Special Permissions. Save the file and close it. Try re-doing the items in the link you posted...You had to have missed something. "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Steve R Jones, #4 2010/12/03
My web page My help doesn't cost a penny, but if you'd like to consider a donation to WindowsBBS, click HERE broni, #2 Log in or Sign up to hide Install a box with WinXP (SP2 and security fixes), use ComboFix, delete ComboFix after use, then see if the typical will delete the cmdcons directory. Apply\ok 11-29-2009, 04:34 AM #3 robin55 Registered Member Join Date: Feb 2009 Location: Italy Posts: 10 OS: Windows 7 Pro Hi HiTech, I have tried your solution, but Click Show hidden files and folders, click to clear the Hide protected operating system files check box, and then click OK.Now then...
Now the virus has been removed, I want to remove WRC. If you cannot, explore your "Special" permissions thing again to see if there is another user with "Special" permissions that you should remove OR see if YOU must have "ownership" of If it is causing an irritation at boot up you can alter the time for the boot options to display down to a couple of seconds. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.
If so, could you experiment with installing ComboFix, the RC and then deleting it? I'm hoping one of the forum Gurus will work on this. D. Make sure that you delete only the entry for the Recovery Console.
So, I'm wondering if there are any techies in here that have a test box they might use. In one case that was "Everyone," in the other case that was the user "S-1-5-21..." After clicking upon the user that had "Special" permission, I clicked the "Remove" button, then the As shown below. It is difficult to believe that other people are not having this same problem with removing the RC after runing/uninstalling ComboFix.
You can rt click it >properties >uncheck read-only and open it in Notepad. no permission there. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com I followed the instructions at MS (see below link) and still could not delete the cmdcons folder.
I followed the instructions at MS (see below link) and still could not delete the cmdcons folder.MicrosoftKB articles #307654 and #555032Now then... http://fortecrm.net/cannot-remove/cannot-remove-intellipoint.html Mystery resolved. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.1/ Connection to 0.0.0.1 failed. Basically, I'm trying to figure out how to delete the cmdcons folder on C drive after its installation during the course of using ComboFix.
If this does not work, other consideration would be a locked folder. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Thanks. http://fortecrm.net/cannot-remove/cannot-remove-word-add-in.html enter load identifier and enter load options).
I suspect that the installation of ComboFix sets some special protection of the RC that it does not remove in its uninstall when it changes certain settings on the computer. Then you can change what you wish to boot as default and alter the timout. So...
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What I'm seeing at startup is not WRC but the boot selection menu. Click to clear the Read-only check box, and then click OK. Anyinstructions posted for this user are customized for this user only. Click Apply and click OK.
Typically hugely careful with computing, I was at a website and suddenly got hit with the Antivirus System Pro virus. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! I have subsequently learned that IF "I" install the RC myself, using the instructions here: Microsoft.com KB article #307654 I have no problem deleting the cmdcons folder per MS instructs. http://fortecrm.net/cannot-remove/cannot-remove-instapi-dll.html I have a dual boot system and, although I can get banged up, I have quite a few means for restoring my system, not everyone does.
Sphew! Make sure the disk is not full or write protected and that the file is not currently in use."When I checked, the 1394BUS.SY_ file is the first file in the folder. Click twice to boot.ini. Click to clear the Read-only check box, and then click OK.Warning: Modifying the Boot.ini file incorrectly may prevent your computer from restarting.
Log on as local administrator. 2. Greaaat BUT, there is no "Security Tab" to be found (not even dimmed out) on my folders Properties or any other folder tab. Delete the following files/folders: cmdcons and cmldr. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below.
Click My Computer, Toos, Folder Options as shown below. Good question you asked. I really appreciate the option to use ComboFix at times, but won't be able to do it if I can't learn how to get rid of that folder after I use Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases
I'm still hoping that one of the helpers in this forum has a test machine that they might try this on. I am the only one that uses this computer and you can see I'm there as Administrator/Kevin. You may also... I would really like to be able to use Combofix in the future, in the event of need, but it won't be helpful to not be able to get rid of
First follow these MS instructions: 1. Gammers Sep 26, 2009 #4 danjoxx TS Rookie I have the same problem....e.g can't delete cmdcons folder from the c/drive. Edited by Gammers, 26 September 2009 - 01:12 AM. Last edited: 2010/12/03 markmadras, #6 2010/12/03 wildfire Getting Old Joined: 2008/04/21 Messages: 4,647 Likes Received: 124 Trophy Points: 843 Location: Dundee, Tayside Computer Experience: Intermediate Ant, it would be useful to
Be sure NOT to delete your "ntldr" by mistake like I did one time or you will rue the day you wanted to part with the RC] 5. Maybe by not uninstalling ComboFix correctly, things are now askew.