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Combo fix error msg - "pv.exe ..."

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#1 alexlakeman


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Posted 19 April 2009 - 08:24 AM


I am following a tech on one of the other forums, and was asked to run combofix, but I am running into an error and figured since this was the source of combofix you might be able to help on the specific combofix error. I disabled symantics virus before commencing. I click the combofix link to save, then when I click run I get the following error and can not go futher... I am stuck b/c they need the combofix log :thumbsup: ...

Here's the error "pv.exe - application error - the instructions at 0x6578652e referenced memor at 0x6578652e. The memory couldn't be "read". Click ok to terminate this program".

Any ideas or alternative to combofix?


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#2 DaChew


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Posted 19 April 2009 - 10:31 AM

Trained helpers in approved forums handle their own problems with combofix, if they are not trained then you should not be using combofix.

No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.

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Posted 19 April 2009 - 10:33 AM


I will not go into details on how Combofix works and will not tell you how to resolve this problem right now. May I ask you the link to that topic? Also, I think you should stick to that topic and ask him why you get that error. If he's a qualified helper he should know and you should not post a topic over here.

Warning on Combofix.

Posted ImageCombofix Warning

ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool and you should not be using Combofix unless instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is a powerful tool intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private use. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer.
Further, ComboFix logs are not permitted outside the HijackThis forums and then only when requested by a HJT Team member.

Note: Please do not PM me asking for help, instead please post it in the correct forum requesting for help. Help requests via the PM system will be ignored.

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