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is winhlp32.exe a help file or a trojan (2004 mce)

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#1 flashdaddy


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Posted 16 January 2010 - 04:10 PM

[font="Georgia"][/font} I'm getting error codes at start up and missing this, which is for another topic but I started cleaning my media center up and my winhlp32.exe file has a question mark on it. I know that means somethings not right. I forumed it and tried run>config> and didn't see what they said to look for (the trojan name-path?) I'm afraid to just delete it because I just had to re-install my xp games and dont wnat to do unreversable damage to my os. I opened the winhlp32.exe folder and inside was help files. However, the last 6 files listed were out of order (alphbetically) and each one has a small blue ball (circle) with a white question mark inside it. Those files are listed as:

I ran malwarebytes and spyware doctor and its still there, can anyone fill in the blanks for me. Also, my laptop doesn't run like its infected.not sure what that is?

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 16 January 2010 - 04:42 PM

each one has a small blue ball (circle) with a white question mark inside it. Those files are listed as:

That indicates that they are Help files, which is what .hlp is

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