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#1 biggib

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Posted 10 July 2007 - 10:02 AM

when i restart windows vista i get a message that goes something like this "socketxcntrl failed to load please make sure the program you are using is up to date"does anybody know what this means and how serious is it? :thumbsup:

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Posted 10 July 2007 - 07:05 PM

Is this the correct spelling? socketxcntrl

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 08:28 AM

no it's "socketctl" any clue?

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 09:02 AM

This is most likely a program that starts up automatically on your computer not being able to open a socket to somewhere. I would check your computer for malware:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/




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