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#1 michael_aussie


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Posted 07 May 2009 - 03:01 AM

Hi Everyone,

My computer appeared to have some sort of malware (it was trying to go to a strange Chinese Google web site).
I ran SUPERantispyware.
When I restarted the computer I immediately received a warning message:

"winlogon.exe- Unable to Locate Component" - and the same message for heaps of other windows applications.
"This application has failed to start because msorkf.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem."

A search of the hard drive revealed that the dll wasn't there.
A search of the internet for msorkf.dll brought up zero results.
A search in regedit showed that the dll in question was in SUPERantispyware??? (DEFAULT/software/SUPERantispyware.com)

I uninstalled and reinstalled SUPERantispyware.

Now I still have the same error message.

A new search of regedit comes up with no instances of the dll now (not even in SUPERantispyware).

Can someone shed some light????
What is msorkf.dll?
Has SUPERantispyware deleted it and I need it??
Has SUPERantispyware deleted it and some malware needs it??
Has SUPERantispyware deleted it and Windows needs it?
Why doesn't msorkf.dll come up in an internet search??
Why did msorkf.dll originally show up in a regedit search under SUPERantispyware??? (DEFAULT/software/SUPERantispyware.com)

My computer is now unuseable as most software doesn't work.

Sad user,

Michael_Aussie. :thumbup2: :)

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#2 michael_aussie

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Posted 13 May 2009 - 02:53 AM

I have reformatted the computer, so I don't need any help for this problem.
You can close the thread if you like.

#3 Orange Blossom

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Posted 14 May 2009 - 10:10 PM

Thank you for letting us know. This topic shall now be closed. ~ OB
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