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Failure To Act Now May Lead To Data Corruption


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#1 angelbabydoll82

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Posted 13 November 2006 - 09:57 PM

I keep getting these annoying pop-up boxes that say messenger service at the top. They tell me that I have "a CRITICAL REGISTRY ERROR". And then they tell me to go to a variety of places such as:
fixpcregistry.com
patchupdate.info
regdoctorpro.com
scan32.com
at the bottom they say "FAILURE TO ACT NOW MAY LEAD TO DATA CORRUPTION" or something as equally dramatic depending on the pop up. They can not be closed and if you click OK then another one pops up saying about the same thing just worded differently. I have to repedidly move them around my screen to continue to work since they never go away.
I've run BitDefender antivirus, Super anti-spyware free edition, Spybot, and CyberDefender Anti-spyware. I've even tried running them in safe mode. Before the pop-ups started I had to reinstal Windows XP as it had become unstable. Even as I type this there is one in the corner. Please help or I will cry. :thumbsup:

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 03 December 2006 - 02:20 AM

Welcome to BC :thumbsup:

Sorry for the late response. If you are still having problems, I suggest you follow the directions in this guide. Then create an HJT log, you will find the directions in the guide.

Create a new topic in this forum, not here and give it a good descriptive title. Briefly summarize what the problems are, what you have done to try to solve it, and what worked and didn't work and paste in your HJT log.

After you post your log, DO NOT make any further changes to your computer: deleting files, editing the registry, using special fix tools, installing or uninstalling software etc. as this will make it more difficult for the HJT team to help you.

Please be patient as the HJT team is very busy. DO NOT bump your log as the team may think that someone is already helping you. If you have not had a response in five days, add a response to the five days no response topic and paste in the link to your thread.

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Posted 03 December 2006 - 08:58 AM

Do the pop up alerts look like the one in the example shown
here? If so, follow the instructions on "How to Disable Windows Messenger Service"
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