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#1 hothon

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 04:31 AM

:thumbsup: Hai,

I am using windows xp pro sp2 now,when I start up windows before login to windows base come up this error message:-

Rundll32.exe - Bad Image

The application or DLL c:\WINDOWS\system32\vu4z.dll is not a valid Windows image.Please check this against your installation diskette.


I try to find this "vu4z.dll" file delete but can't delete, in safe mode also can't delete it.
So any suggestion can help me?

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 05:08 AM

You shouldn't disable rundll32.exe, this needed for essential applications.

Have you run any scans for infections, there is a chance that this could be malware.

Try downloading and run Malwarebytes and SUPERAntiSpyware.

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 02:57 AM

:thumbsup: I run McAfee Anti Virus,Malwarebytes and SUPERAntiSpyware already but still come out that error message.

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Posted 25 July 2008 - 09:21 AM

<<The application or DLL c:\WINDOWS\system32\vu4z.dll is not...>>

I find absolutely no reference at all to such file, other than your post.

That would seem to say that you've either mispelled the filename in the error message...or there may be a high probability that it's new malware.

Is there a file with that filename...on your system? What I mean is...sometimes there are references to files which no longer are on the system and I want to understand whether this message is one of them.

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Posted 27 July 2008 - 09:10 PM

:thumbsup: Yup! I understanding what you said,that file is under C:\Windows\system32\.

I confirm this file are not using by system (windows XP),why I know? Coz this files can't found on normal computer(windows XP Pro SP2) so that's why you find absolutely no reference at all to such file.What I think is if I delete that files maybe system can't come out vu4z.dll error message again when I login to windows but problem is I can't delete it in normal & safe mode windows due to this file always said it using by windows now,so can't delete.

so any suggestion help me?

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Posted 28 July 2008 - 03:44 PM

Try this free program to delete it: http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/
If that doesn't get rid of it, post back and we'll try something else.
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Posted 29 July 2008 - 02:45 AM

Hai

Now no only error vu4z.dll come out, also have msobjstl.dll,mstimewd.dll,ksuserfy.dll,slbiopfs2.dll and dpvvoxmh.dll but all these files I delete already.

Now my problem is when I login to windows come out this error message:-

RUNDLL

Error loading C:\WINDOWS\system32\vu4z.dll
The Specified module could not be found


This files(vu4z.dll)I delete before already and also not found in C drive and startup.
Another thing is in system configuration Utility, under startup some progam can't working like McAfee,Windows Live messenger,Skype,bat files etc..when I login to windows these program can't working at startup, nothing come out.

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Posted 29 July 2008 - 08:09 AM

It can't find the module because you've already deleted it (so, when it tries to run it, it's not there, so it can't run - and that generates the error message).

Try this free program: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysintern...s/Autoruns.mspx
Scroll down and look for entries with those filenames. Remove the check mark from the left hand side of their entry and reboot to verify that the changes have taken effect.

Not all rundll or rundll32 processes are bad (and some are essential for your system to run). Only remove the checkmark from the one's that generate the error messages (vu4z.dll, msobjstl.dll, mstimewd.dll, ksuserfy.dll, slbiopfs2.dll and dpvvoxmh.dll)

Be very sure that your system is free of viruses before doing this. If it's not, it could cause the virus to mutate and become more difficult to remove.

Edited by usasma, 29 July 2008 - 08:11 AM.

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Posted 31 July 2008 - 03:20 AM

:thumbsup: My problem solve already.

Thank You Ya! :flowers:




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