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#1 CroSoft

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 08:23 PM

Just about everything that I try to run generates "This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem."

Snooping on the web has identified Visual C++ redistributable libraries as the culprit. I think that the virus is the cause. The infected notebook has yet another problem. The backlight on the screen goes out after being on for about 30 seconds. Nothing runs without generating the error in normal mode with an external monitor and I can't get video in any safe mode.

I'm glad that this problem child is not mine. This guy even bought the Windows Antivirus Pro when solicited online! Any thoughts?

I thought that I would have real problem to solve for my first post. How'd I do?

Thanks!

Scott

Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 09:29 AM

Hi,

I'm going to redirect you to the HijackThissection of this forum. This, because it's a deeper infection.
Read this page and follow it's steps: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/

Please give them a link to this topic.

Good luck. :thumbsup:




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