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Pop-up error upon every start up "Windows cant find..../iexploror.exe"


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#1 Granto86

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Posted 21 June 2013 - 11:01 PM

Hello,

 

The past few days, whenever I start up my computer I have been getting an error before anything else opens that says"

 

"Windows cannot find 'C:\Microsoft_SDK\lib\include\iexploror.exe."

 

I have tried searching google for a similar error but I haven't found anything along the same lines. I am worried it is a virus or something because "explorer" is spelled wrong.

 

I am running a HP Pavilion DV6 with Windows 7.

 

Can someone offer me any advice on what to do? I would really appreciate it!

 

Thanks.


Edited by Granto86, 21 June 2013 - 11:09 PM.


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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:51 AM

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.
===

--RogueKiller--
  • Download & SAVE to your Desktop RogueKiller for 32bit or Roguekiller for 64bit

  • Quit all programs that you may have started.
  • Please disconnect any USB or external drives from the computer before you run this scan!
  • For Vista or Windows 7, right-click and select "Run as Administrator to start"
  • For Windows XP, double-click to start.
  • Wait until Prescan has finished ...
  • Then Click on "Scan" button
  • Wait until the Status box shows "Scan Finished"
  • click on "delete"
  • Wait until the Status box shows "Deleting Finished"
  • Click on "Report" and copy/paste the content of the Notepad into your next reply.
  • The log should be found in RKreport[1].txt on your Desktop
  • Exit/Close RogueKiller+
  • ===

    Search and delete the AdWare, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installed on your computer.

    Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.
  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click on Delete tab follow the prompts.
  • A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.
  • Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.
  • You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Rn].txt (n is a number).
  • ===

    thisisujrt.gif Please download
    Junkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.
  • Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.
  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.
  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifications.
  • On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your Desktop and will automatically open.
  • Please post the contents of JRT.txt into your reply.
  • ===

    Please download and run this DDS Scanning Tool. Nothing will be deleted. It will just give me some additional information about your system.

    Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links, if you no longer have it available. Save it to your desktop.

    1: DDS.scr (Not recommended if you use Chrome to download this .scr file. Use the other options.)
    2: DDS.pif
    3: DDS.COM

    Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.
    A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.
    Notepad will open with the results.
    Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.
    Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run.

    dds_scr.gif

    Please just paste the contents of the DDS.txt log in your next post. DO NOT attach the log.
    ===

    Third party programs if not up to date can be the cause of infiltration an infection.

    Please run this security check for my review.

    Download Security Check by screen317 from here.
  • Save it to your Desktop.
  • Double click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
  • A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.
  • ===

    Please paste the logs in your next reply, DO NOT ATTACH THEM
    Let me know what problem persists.


#3 nasdaq

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 08:34 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

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