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#1 holydevil


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Posted 06 June 2005 - 11:14 PM


My problem is similar IE won't start. In addition to that Ad Aware and Spybot do not start as well. When I try to use ad aware or spybot I get 0xC0000005 initialization errors. I can use hijack this and for the most part it looks clean. I went into system recovery and deleted a lot of shady dll's I had some that were like ggzser573.dll.dll.dll.dll.dll.dll etc. I also had a funny winnt directory that browsed down 20 times eventually to two folders "bad" and "good" with files in the bad. I eventually was able to take ownership and delete that winnt tree. But my problems still persist.

Anyone know what could be causing this?

Thanks for any time you can put into this.

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#2 Grinler


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Posted 06 June 2005 - 11:24 PM

Create a directory on your hardrive to save HijackThis.exe. A directory like c:\hijackthis. If you do not do this, you will not be able to use the backup/restore features.

Download HijackThis from:

HijackThis Download Site

Save this file into the directory you made previously and then run the program named hijackthis.exe. When the program opens click on the Config button, then click on the Misc Tools button, and click on the Check for update online button. When it completes checking/applying updates press the back button.

Now click on the Scan button and when it is finished click on the Save Log button. A Notepad window will open with the contents of this log. Click on Edit then click on Select all. Then click on Edit and then Click on Copy.

Create a reply to this post here and right click in message area and select paste to paste the log into the post.

Someone will reply to you after reading this post. DO NOT fix any entries unless you understand what you are doing.

To see a tutorial with screenshots on using HijackThis you can click on the link below:

How to use HijackThis to remove Browser Hijackers, Malware, & Spyware

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