About the HiJackThis log???

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October 1, 2010 at 18:37:16
Specs: Windows Vista, 3.166 GHz / 8186MB
I am using Windows Vista Home Premium and I ran the HiJackThis program. In my log, under the items with the prefix number 023, I show many files that either have "unknown owner" or (file missing) in the entry. All of the entries with (file missing) are in the system32 folder, but they are actually there. Why would the HiJackThis log show them as missing? Most of these files have both "unknown owner" and (file missing) within the same entry. What owner are they referring to? I am trying to make heads or tails with these entries. I picked these entries because a couple of the HiJackThis Log analyzers on the Internet advised me to fix or delete these entries. But I am very hesitant in doing this until I can get more information. Thanks

OS: Windows Vista 64/Ubuntu 8.04 64
CPU/Ram: E8500/8GB PC2-6400
Manufacturer/Model: AVA Direct / Built online

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October 1, 2010 at 19:47:18
Post the exact line in question, 023 is a service startup, could be good or bad, but don't know without the filename.

You can safetly turn off everything in HiJackthis and your machine will boot fine. If anything doens't work (low video res, no sound), then turn those items back on in Hijackthis.

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October 2, 2010 at 06:30:47
Thanks fmwap for your response. There is nothing wrong with my computer. I was helping a neighbor with his and out of curiosity I ran the HiJackThis program on my computer and found these possible problems. Below is only a couple of what I am talking about. There are over a dozen of these in the log.

O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\SLsvc.exe,-101 (slsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\snmptrap.exe,-3 (SNMPTRAP) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe (file missing)

OS: Windows Vista 64/Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64
CPU/Ram: E8500/8GB PC2-6400
Manufacturer/Model: AVA Direct / Built online

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January 3, 2011 at 10:45:55
gilloz: You are running Vista 64 which is why HijackThis is reporting missing files.There is a very clear explanation as to why HijackThis gives disinformation at this site. http://www.experts-exchange.com/Vir...

You were right to not Fix the missing files.

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January 3, 2011 at 19:26:40
Wow. I forgot about this post. You were right PDC0625. The fact that I was running Vista 64 Bit, I read on other blogs or forums that Hi Jack This was bought or taken over by someone else and has not kept the process updated to cover 64 bit systems. I just let it go and ignored it. But, thanks for your response.

OS: Windows Vista 64/Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
CPU/Ram: E8500/8GB PC2-6400
Manufacturer/Model: AVA Direct / Built online

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