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Threat's detected using Avast free antivirus software

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#1 MissButter


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 07:23 PM



Let me start off by saying I am new to this forum (first post) and not technologically inclined AT ALL, but my new years resolution was to immerse myself in things that I do not fully understand so here I am :)


Alright... so my computer has been moving mega slow (start-up is slow, freezing when watching things online) so I initially ran a complete system scan using my free Avast Antivirus software, and sure enough threats were detected. I was prompted to run a 'boot-time scan' which is currently under way (i'm using my netbook to write this). I have been writing down some of the infections coming up and researching them for more details, and this forum is where I have ended up.


Some if the infections that are coming up are as follows:


     -WIN32:PUP's (oneclickdown-A/searchprotect-A/installer-K)

     -DLL error 42127 (CAB archive is corrupted)

     -CAB error 42144 (OLE archive is corrupted)

     -NSIS:oneclick-D [pup]


I would like assistance understanding ...


     -what these infections are??

     -How do I determine whether to repair vs. delete ??



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#2 boopme


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:18 PM

Hello, the 2 PUPs(Potentially Unwanted Programs) can go.


These we need to know your Operating System an the full path to them.


  -DLL error 42127 (CAB archive is corrupted)

     -CAB error 42144 (OLE archive is corrupted)



 C:\WINDOWS\Temp\_avast_\unp37475553.tmp|>wm10l\wmp.dll Error 42127 {CAB archive is corrupted.}

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