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    Hi,

    Sometimes after I turn on my computer, I can't run any programs on my computer at all, including all applications, and even the most fundamental windows programs, such as shutdown, restart, etc.

    Anyone have any idea whats wrong with my computer?

    EDIT: The only way to fix it again, is to go into safe mode (where things work as expected), then if I restart/shutdown from safe mode, I am also able to go back into normal mode again, it seems to temporarily fix it.
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    If it works fine in safe mode then it is a rogue driver or non-essential software causing the problem. If you have restore points to backup to then you should do so before the installs. Would you care to list your Programs installed?
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    (Original post by NabRoh)
    If it works fine in safe mode then it is a rogue driver or non-essential software causing the problem. If you have restore points to backup to then you should do so before the installs. Would you care to list your Programs installed?
    Yes, but I will send them to you via private message, i'll send them asap
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    I can't find any way to automatically generate a list of the installed programs? I really dont have time to write them out manually, do you have any idea how i can do that?

    I tried typing in the following query in the WMI thing on CMD:

    output:C:\InstallList.txt product get name,version

    however, this only generates some of the programs that are actually installed, only about a half, it looks very different to the installed programs GUI on control panel
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    (Original post by Dr Ben)
    I can't find any way to automatically generate a list of the installed programs? I really dont have time to write them out manually, do you have any idea how i can do that?

    I tried typing in the following query in the WMI thing on CMD:

    output:C:\InstallList.txt product get name,version

    however, this only generates some of the programs that are actually installed, only about a half, it looks very different to the installed programs GUI on control panel
    Yeah WMIC isn't too reliable because of the way it grabs installed programs. 3rd party apps are best. Do you know how long ago your problems started though? And what was changed during that time?
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    (Original post by NabRoh)
    Yeah WMIC isn't too reliable because of the way it grabs installed programs. 3rd party apps are best. Do you know how long ago your problems started though? And what was changed during that time?
    It started roughly a few days a go, the only thing I can think of that was changed, was updating Malewarebytes
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    i'll try uninstalling it and see where it gets me, after i have finished scanning with it (haven't scanned with it for a while and its been scanning for an hour so may as well let it finish )
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    (Original post by Dr Ben)
    i'll try uninstalling it and see where it gets me, after i have finished scanning with it (haven't scanned with it for a while and its been scanning for an hour so may as well let it finish )
    I doubt its MBAM, its a reputable software. Did you download it from a questionable website? What anti virus are you running?
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    (Original post by NabRoh)
    I doubt its MBAM, its a reputable software. Did you download it from a questionable website? What anti virus are you running?
    AVG

    I forgot where i downloaded malware bytes from, I'm sure it was their main site though, & I've had malwarebytes for quite a while, maybe a few months
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    (Original post by Dr Ben)
    AVG

    I forgot where i downloaded malware bytes from, I'm sure it was their main site though, & I've had malwarebytes for quite a while, maybe a few months
    I assume the full scan found nothing?
    In your scenario we know that its a rogue software/driver that has no effect outside of normal run. I would assume that its something a lot less suspicious than a virus but still could be a fundamental startup fault.

    I would reccomend uninstalling all your unnecessary programs and drivers (might need some research for this) and seeing the effect that has.
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    (Original post by NabRoh)
    I assume the full scan found nothing?
    In your scenario we know that its a rogue software/driver that has no effect outside of normal run. I would assume that its something a lot less suspicious than a virus but still could be a fundamental startup fault.

    I would reccomend uninstalling all your unnecessary programs and drivers (might need some research for this) and seeing the effect that has.
    Yeah nothing was detected in the scan.

    It's hard to learn anything about the problem, because it doesn't happen very often, it hasn't happened at the moment since when i made this thread, yet I haven't altered anything on my PC, but it's still a lingering problem.
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    (Original post by Dr Ben)
    Yeah nothing was detected in the scan.

    It's hard to learn anything about the problem, because it doesn't happen very often, it hasn't happened at the moment since when i made this thread, yet I haven't altered anything on my PC, but it's still a lingering problem.
    Can't you simply restore your PC to an earlier point in time, say a week ago? Then when you redo any updates you can reboot each time to see what might be causing the problem
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    (Original post by Architecture-er)
    Can't you simply restore your PC to an earlier point in time, say a week ago? Then when you redo any updates you can reboot each time to see what might be causing the problem
    Yeah I thought this too, I recommended it in the first post but I don't think he has them set up.
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    (Original post by NabRoh)
    Yeah I thought this too, I recommended it in the first post but I don't think he has them set up.
    It should still automatically create them when applying certain Windows updates though, I think?

    @OP: care to shed light?
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    (Original post by Architecture-er)
    It should still automatically create them when applying certain Windows updates though, I think?

    @OP: care to shed light?
    Might have turned it off like me to save space on his PC (whatafoolIwaswhenmycomputercras heslateron)

    Yeah OP, shed some of that quanta please.
 
 
 
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