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Wininit.exe And Others - Help Please!

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#1 Trojandave


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Posted 22 March 2008 - 09:13 PM

Wininit.exe starts up automatically on my computer, and I can't remove it. When I end the task my computer shuts down.

When I restart in safemode, the program STILL starts up and I can't shut it down.

In safemode, I can't run McAfee either. I can in normal mode, but it doesn't find anything wrong

I also can't open the Program Files directory in Windows Explorer. Windows Explorer has an error and shuts down (but only when I open this particular folder.)

I run Windows Vista.

Please help!

Edited by Trojandave, 22 March 2008 - 09:14 PM.

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 05:26 PM

Hello Trojandave and welcome to BC :flowers:

I see that you have an HJT log posted here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/137399/multiple-trojans-windows-explorer-error-in-program-files-directory/ Since you have posted this log, DO NOT make any further changes to your computer: deleting files, editing the registry, using special fix tools, installing or uninstalling software etc. as this will make it more difficult for the HJT team to help you.

Please be patient as the HJT team is very busy. DO NOT bump your log as the team may think that someone is already helping you. If you have not had a response in five days, add a response to the five days no response topic and paste in the link to your thread.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. If you are still having problems with this issue once you have been cleared by the HJT forum, PM a moderator to reopen this thread.

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