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failure - security options logon process has failed

by damagegt / March 11, 2009 7:09 PM PDT

On a daily basis, my computer slows to a crawl. Control Atl delete yields,after a long black screen, failure - security options
failed to create the security options dialogue.Have run complete checkdisk and hard drive tests and everything comes up okay.There is nothing coming up in any logs or events shown in event viewer.I see postings of this problem all over the internet but no solutions.

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Let's try.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 11, 2009 11:51 PM PDT
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fixed but.....
by damagegt / March 12, 2009 12:48 AM PDT
In reply to: Let's try.

I fixed it with a format and fresh install it seems to gone no crashes since but my norton 360 automatic update wont stay on now and my windows updater seems to be very slow.I have been checking around and most people are saying it sounds like malware(vundo)

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Most malware is installed by us.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 12, 2009 11:29 AM PDT
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fresh install
by damagegt / March 12, 2009 9:28 PM PDT

well i done a fresh insdtall and update and it all seems good so id say things where just getting messed from installingt and uninstalling.well thanks for ur help

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