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Script Host Error - Win 10 64x

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#1 yfmdoc


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Posted 09 June 2018 - 07:02 AM


I have been getting an issue where every thirty minutes or so a box will pop up called 'Windows Script Host'. It will display text saying 'Can not find script file "C:\Windows\Temp\sys.vbs"'. Here's an image of that box:




Really not to sure why this is happening. I have googled relentlessly and tried to fix it numerous times with no luck.


Any help is appreciated,


Edited by hamluis, 09 June 2018 - 07:46 AM.
Moved from MRL to W10 Spt - Hamluis.

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#2 xrobwx


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Posted 10 June 2018 - 09:26 AM

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/611265/windows-script-host-error/ <- Same error, maybe this will help.

Edited by xrobwx, 10 June 2018 - 09:27 AM.


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 01:45 PM

It looks like this may be some malware. I would recommend deleting all your temp files and you may want to post to the malware support forum for more help to confirm you are clean.



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#4 Mason21


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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:26 PM

Download and run Malwarebytes https://www.malwarebytes.com/

you may want a second opinion by running HitmanPro https://www.hitmanpro.com/

Delete all you temp files like dmccoyks recommended. Press the windows key and "R" together. type in the run box. %temp% and hit enter. try to delete everything you can. Some things you might not be able to. 

Download and install Process explorer. Select the "options" tab make sure "check virustotal.com" and "submit unknown executables" are checked. Anything under the "virus total.com" tab that shows up red may be a virus or malware.

Edited by Mason21, 12 June 2018 - 09:29 PM.

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