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bad image message with file mcenspc.dll

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#1 ken chan

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Posted 11 February 2009 - 06:52 PM

Hello All,

I am a newbie here so please be gentle :-)

my computer has always been stable and free of trouble until recently I let my flatmate use it.

I am now getting this alert message saying 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\mcenspc.dll is not a valid windows image' with MSASCui.exe, MsnMsgr.exe, Skype.exe, and SkypePM.exe. These alert boxes always appear when I first started my computer and obviously the above mentioned exes launch at start too, so I assume that's why I am getting them. However, it seems to be fine after the initial alert boxes so really I dont think it's posing a major threat to my machine but of course it will be nice to get rid of them.

I am using windows XP sp3, I have McaFee security centre which is always on. I have run several anti-virus/spy wares including Ad-ware SE, Spybot, and MalwareByes. but the result was no virus found.

Thank you in advance


Edited by The weatherman, 11 February 2009 - 07:05 PM.
Moved to a more appropriate forum~TW

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 12 February 2009 - 09:04 PM

If you are using Spybot's Teatimer function, disable it for now

Please update mbam and select FULL Scan
Run the scan, Remove selected and reboot
Post the log for review
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