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#1 Bretton_Boy

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 02:33 PM

I've been called to an XP machine which won't connect to the Internet and has the dreaded VCmain.exe error on boot up. (actually I didn't know that VCmain.exe was dreaded until I found you guys thru Google).

Anyway, to cut a long story short, I have printed off How to remove Surfsidekick and Vcclient and toddled off to fix the offending PC.

There is no sign of Surfsidekick in the registry or in folders but VCmain & VCclient are in the registry & programs/common files.

Question: do I follow the full instruction & apply Fixssk.reg or just Fix the registry entry for VCmain & VCclient via HijackThis.

n.b. The internet connection (broadband) is working because Outlook works and I can ping internet addresses via the MSDOS prompt.

Keith

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Posted 26 March 2006 - 04:01 PM

Hi Keith

My recommendation would be to follow the full instructions no harm can be done in doing so. It is very often seen that VCclient comes with SurfSideKick, so although you may not think its present, there may be leftovers in the registry.

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Posted 27 March 2006 - 01:26 PM

Hi Keith

My recommendation would be to follow the full instructions no harm can be done in doing so. It is very often seen that VCclient comes with SurfSideKick, so although you may not think its present, there may be leftovers in the registry.

David


Thanks Dave,

I'll give it a wirl!

Keith

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Posted 28 March 2006 - 02:45 AM

Good luck!
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Posted 29 March 2006 - 07:28 AM

Thanks Dave,

Problem resolved, Internet access now works.

Keith

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Posted 29 March 2006 - 09:09 AM

Great! Glad it all worked out!
David :thumbsup:




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