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"Unexpected error in fixing problems"

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#1 Patty V

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Posted 10 June 2010 - 09:22 PM

I have ran Malwarebytes, Ad-aware and Spybot. Malwarebytes and Ad-aware now show no problems. Spybot shows a problem with FRAUD.Windows Protection Suite. There are (4) issues. These issues cannot be "fixed" because of the following error message: unexpected error in fixing problem. Cannot create file. C:\Windows\System 32\drivers\etc\hosts. Access denied. What does this mean? Is there something else I can do?
Thank-you for any input you may be able to provide.

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#2 Mike Jettson

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 01:55 AM

Hey Patty, my suggestion is that since your malwarebytes and Ad-ware check your system is OK, the problem found is nothing big deal. And the warning messange may be a tip for unrecommended fix.

So, I think you do not have to fix the so called problem.

Do you think so?

#3 Elise


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Posted 11 June 2010 - 05:26 AM

Hello there,

This message means that Spybot cannot access your Hostsfile to immunize your system. Depending a bit on your version of windows, this can be normal.

Please let me know what version of windows you are running, and, besides that, if you are encountering any other problems that make you think you might be infected.

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