How to limit svchost.exe downloading constantly, eating all my bandwidth using netbalancer ?

Sometime, you will wonder svchost.exe is eating all your bandwidth beyond your control... Most of the time it is due to windows updates using Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) .. BITS uses binpath= “c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs”.. Simply by disabling windows updates or by disabling BITS service you can get rid of bandwidth eating.. But disabling Windows updates is not recommended, since windows operating system updates /security updates will protect your pc from known vulnerabilities that are discovered time to time.. So what are the other options you can follow without disabling windows updates fully ?  You can use…Read more …

How Javascript malware (TrojanDownloader:JS) spread via email attachments and infect your PC ?

How Javascript malware (TrojanDownloader:JS) spread via email attachments and infect your PC ?
Normally, you will be receiving a bogus message , which will make you panic and make you click the attachment.... For example, In the email body it says , something like, "you parcel sent was rejected and your credit card will charge extra $$ .. For more info find the attached invoice etc".. Or something similar.. Its a kind of computer based social engineering that lure users to click on the virus attachment. These cybercriminals will spoof real  email addresses and send fake emails  to the victims.. For and instance, back in the old days, I…Read more …

(Solved) – “How do you want to open this type of file (.js)?” Windows 8/8.1

(Solved) – “How do you want to open this type of file (.js)?” Windows 8/8.1
Random or regular pop up keeps popping up "How do you want to open this type of file (.js)? Keep using microsoft windows based script host" usually when malware has altered your system default script host  (Wscript.exe) settings.. (Wscript.exe is the script running engine, such as java scripts, vb scripts in a web page while  you browse that web page. By default,  java script is downloaded and executed in users pc by Wscript  , more about this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Client-side_scripting ) .. Most of the time these kind of malware are spreaded through email attachments with bogus messages,…Read more …

(solved)- svchost.exe downloading constantly, eating all my bandwidth. Virus ?

(solved)- svchost.exe  downloading constantly, eating all my bandwidth. Virus ?
Sometimes when you are connected to internet, your bandwidth vanishes for no reason..  Idle network bandwidth is used for no reason even without opening a web browser. How to find which application consumes the  Idle network bandwidth in this manner ? You can download netbalancer and install.. By opening netbalancer, you can observe individual application/program wise download and upload . Netbalancer shows svchost.exe  downloading constantly, eating all my bandwidth.. Now what ?  Most of the time, huge traffic shown in the svchost.exe is due to windows updates via Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) .. From description of BITS…Read more …

How to Check What’s Using Port 80 or 443 in a single step : Web port Inspector

How to Check What’s Using Port 80 or 443 in a single step : Web port Inspector
Sometimes, when you try to install application/program that is going to listen on port 80 or port 443, you will get notorious messages when port 80/443 is already occupied.. Yet you have no clue to find out what program already holding 443 or port 80.  When you are trying to install xampp you will get error message similar to "XAMPP Port 80 in use by “Unable to open process” with PID 4" or when you try to install wamp and turn on apache you will get "Your port 80 is actually used" Pretty…Read more …

(Solved)-The SELECT permission was denied on the object ‘Home_add’, database ‘myonttv’, schema ‘dbo’

When I try to connect to my application I received the following error.. "The SELECT permission was denied on the object 'Home_add', database 'myonttv', schema 'dbo'".  I did find it was due to missing permission in the database and wish someone could be benefited from this. What you have to do is to set Database Role membership permissions on the database.. Open SQL Server Management studio Navigate to the database having issue .. Click and select general and  inside "Database Role membership" section select db_datareader, db_owner options ticked..  Read more …

(Solved)-An error occurred during the parsing of a resource required to service this request. Please review the following specific parse error details and modify your source file appropriately. Parser Error Message:Could not load type

(Solved)-An error occurred during the parsing of a resource required to service this request. Please review the following specific parse error details and modify your source file appropriately. Parser Error Message:Could not load type
Recently I migrated vb.net application from Windows Server 2003 to 2008 R2. Some urls were not working .. Just displayed the following error. ############################### ######################################## Server Error in '/AssessmentsV2' Application. Parser Error Description: An error occurred during the parsing of a resource required to service this request. Please review the following specific parse error details and modify your source file appropriately. Parser Error Message: Could not load type 'CBI.login2'. Source Error: Line 1:  <%@ Page Language="vb" AutoEventWireup="false" Codebehind="login.aspx.vb" Inherits="CBI.login2" %> Line 2:  <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Line 3:  <HTML> Source File: /assessmentsv2/xxx/login.aspx    Line: 1…Read more …

MailEnable smtp error 10060 – Godaddy windows server 2008 r2 VPS

Normally when you purchase a Godaddy server and trying to setup email server, if you don't use Godaddy email relay servers, you cant send emails out. MailEnable smtp error 10060 symptoms You can receive emails but you cant sent emails.. you can telnet in to server outside the server and you will  get  below response when you  telnet to server using port 25. 220 xyz.com ESMTP MailEnable Service, Version: 8.52-- ready at 08/18/14 19:46:59 ***Where xyz.com is the replacement of the domain name and you will receive a delivery delay of emails "MailEnable:…Read more …

What are the free Antivirus for Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2012R2?

Most of the free antivirus that are offered for desktop versions are either not compatible or not free for server versions. For example Microsoft Security Essentials that is available for Windows desktop OS (Windows 7, Windows Vista) is not compatible for servers and if you wish to use, enterprise security products from Microsoft, you can have endpoint protection that will also come with System Center Configuration Manager. More about Endpoint Protection in System Center Configuration Manager http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh508781.aspx http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/system-center-2012-r2-configuration-manager/ So Do I have to pay and purchase antivirus for server 2008 R2 /2008/ 2012?…Read more …

How to remove BackgroundContainer.dll startup message using HijackThis?

How to remove BackgroundContainer.dll startup message using HijackThis?
Sometimes you may see this message BackgroundContainer.dll is missing at startup of windows.There was a problem starting "C:WindowsSysWOW64Rundll32.exe" "C:Users<username>AppDataLocalConduitBackgroundContainerBackgroundContainer.dll", DllRunSpecific module could not be found. This is due to partial removal of conduit adware .  BackgroundContainer.dll missing message usually occurs when the .dll related to conduit adware was removed by some adware cleaner like adwclener  or malwarebyte. ( Most of the time Microsoft Security Essential/Windows Defender may not remove these kind of adware messages or adware you have to run a adware cleaning utility like malwarebyte) This nagging message can be easily removed by following method..    How…Read more …