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Virus changing user privilages

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David

#1
A few days ago, My computer got infected with a virus (I don't know which
one), but my anti-virus system automatically removed it. During the viruses's
activation process, it changed my background to a plain blue screen. Now,
whenever I try to change the background, I gat this message: "THIS FEATURE
HAS BEEN DISABLED please contact your system administrator for details". I am
the sole account on this computer, and so, I am the admin. I can still access
admin-level areas, such reg edit, device management, etc, but I can't change
my desktop background. I am currently running Windows Vista Home Premium.
 

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S
#2
"David" wrote:

> A few days ago, My computer got infected with a virus (I don't know which
> one), but my anti-virus system automatically removed it. During the viruses's
> activation process, it changed my background to a plain blue screen. Now,
> whenever I try to change the background, I gat this message: "THIS FEATURE
> HAS BEEN DISABLED please contact your system administrator for details". I am
> the sole account on this computer, and so, I am the admin. I can still access
> admin-level areas, such reg edit, device management, etc, but I can't change
> my desktop background. I am currently running Windows Vista Home Premium.
 

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S
#3
David,
This has just happened to me EXACTLY thae way you described it.
Did you ever get a resolution?

"David" wrote:

> A few days ago, My computer got infected with a virus (I don't know which
> one), but my anti-virus system automatically removed it. During the viruses's
> activation process, it changed my background to a plain blue screen. Now,
> whenever I try to change the background, I gat this message: "THIS FEATURE
> HAS BEEN DISABLED please contact your system administrator for details". I am
> the sole account on this computer, and so, I am the admin. I can still access
> admin-level areas, such reg edit, device management, etc, but I can't change
> my desktop background. I am currently running Windows Vista Home Premium.
 

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Barman58

Staff member
Vista Guru
Gold Member
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Location
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#5
have a look here at the tutorial see if it's something simple. :)
 

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System One

  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 1709 Fall Creators Update (16299.192)
    Manufacturer/Model
    Real World Computers (Custom by Me)
    CPU
    AMD FX8350 Vishera 8 Core @4GHz
    Motherboard
    Asus M5A78L-M USB3
    Memory
    32GB [4x8GB] DDR3 1600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus nVidia GTX750TI-OC-2GD5 (2GB DDR5)
    Sound Card
    ASUS Xoner DG + SPDIF to 5.1 System + HDMI
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer G276HL 27", (DVi) + Samsung 39" HDTV (HDMI)
    Screen Resolution
    2 x 1920x1080 @50Hz
    Hard Drives
    Internal
    Crucial CT256MX100SSD1 256GB SSD,
    WDC WD30EZRX-00D8PB0 3TB,
    Toshiba HDWD130 3TB
    Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH1 2TB,

    External (USB3)
    Seagate Backup+ Hub BK SCSI Disk 8TB
    2.5/3.5 Hot Swap Cradle, USB3 + eSata (client HDDs)

    NAS 4TB +1TB
    PSU
    Aerocool Templarius Imperator 750W 80+ Silver
    Case
    AeroCool X-Warrior Red Devil Tower
    Cooling
    Hyper103 CPU, Rear 120mm, Front 2x120mm, Side 2x120mm
    Mouse
    Wireless Logitec - MX Master + M570 Trackball
    Keyboard
    Wireless Logitec MK710 + K400+
    Internet Speed
    37.8 MB Down 9.5 MB Up
    Other Info
    Six Sensor Auto / Manual Digital cooling (Fan) control with Touch control Panel

speedemon

New Member
Messages
15
#6
ok this should help you as the same thing happened to me but you might not like the results if you do not restore as you lose everything. Boot in safe mode and then go into advanced user settings in your system settings . under the advanced tab delete the offending user then go to login screen, this should clear up the problem. Remember to RESTORE
 

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  • Memory
    4 gigs ram

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