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They may otherwise interfere with our tools. (Information on A/V control HERE)Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft and the pesky little error message disappeared. You can not post a blank message. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{00a6faf1-072e-44cf-8957-5838f569a31d} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/236278/windows-internet-explorer-cannot-find-the-file/

Back to top #10 Farbar Farbar Just Curious Security Developer 21,356 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:The Netherlands Local time:05:26 AM Posted 30 June 2009 - 02:50 PM OK we will remove I don't have the NortonAV disc anymore in order to reinstall it, but I guess I could install AVG instead? HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{59c7fc09-1c83-4648-b3e6-003d2bbc7481} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. and rebooted the computer as suggested...

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\RunDll32Policy\f3ScrCtr.dll (Adware.MyWay) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. Right-click on the start button and choose "Start Task Manager". No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. hit the startup tab, uncheck any unwanted start up files from there, im not sure wich one it was, but it worked for me..

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. For example, if you uninstall something which is disabled in msconfig it can leave registry entries in place and cause other issues. Every time I turn on the computer a box titled Windows Internet Explorer displays the following message "Cannot find the 'file:\\\". you could check here If I try to open more than 3 things it freezes.

Report • Related Solutions› [Solved] Windows cannot find Rundll32.exe › [Solved] IE cannot display the webpage, etc. › [Solved] Explorer script error Windows XP › [Solved] how to get bluetooth in Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.If you have not done so, include a clear description of I can't run ComboFix because Norton Antivirus will not open for me to disable it and there is no right-click option to disable it.

Report • Start a discussion Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Have you used Facebook's "Safety Check" during an emergency? It has done this 1 time(s). 6/22/2009 8:49:53 AM, error: Service Control Manager [7011] - Timeout (30000 milliseconds) waiting for a transaction response from the Netman service. 6/22/2009 10:59:33 PM, error: Back to top #13 Kodie71448 Kodie71448 Topic Starter Members 18 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:26 AM Posted 30 June 2009 - 08:23 PM Here is the combofix log. I pressed a key, it said it was finished, and then I closed the window.

Once the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed using ComboFix, you should see the following message: Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware. this contact form Every time I turn on the computer a box titled Windows Internet Explorer displays the following message "Cannot find the 'file:\\\". Please try the request again. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked.

Have a look How to reset Internet Explorer settings Like Show 0 Likes (0) Actions 2. To go faster, if you're not interested in keeping these tabs: instead of closing individual tabs, click on IE windows' own close button, and confirm "Close all tabs" when you get You should start new posts for your issues, then you will get individual attention. "Monitor" this post by all means.pcsuffererYou should definitely try hijackthis as already suggested because this lists all have a peek here Back to top #7 Kodie71448 Kodie71448 Topic Starter Members 18 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:26 AM Posted 29 June 2009 - 08:50 PM I do not use Iolo.

Please copy and paste the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply.Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User Report • #14 dingerson2 June 14, 2009 at 00:30:24 That's it!! I post if that fixed it.

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With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It's a mirage of sorts, is my guess. Report • #16 Keeferz July 23, 2009 at 09:41:59 I was having the same issue...I went to my run tab..put in msconfig...went to the start up tab and found it in This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ” Marked as answer by Arthur XieMicrosoft contingent staff Tuesday, August 23, 2011 9:06 AM Thursday, August 11, 2011 7:17

Or there could be a flawed startup program path that needn't be there. Thanks.Yes please copy and paste the content instead of attaching it. Report • #6 pc sufferer June 6, 2009 at 04:05:36 Comcast, by any chance? Check This Out Report • #10 jjw June 6, 2009 at 18:46:41 I have the same problem and I use comcast.

Just get rid of it then reboot your computer. I think I disabled the teatimer thing correctly: when the black window came up it said something like teatimer and spybot must be stopped. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{25560540-9571-4d7b-9389-0f166788785a} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. Prior to your first response, I disabled some start-up programs which has improved the speed.

I removed both COMCAST UNIVERSAL INSTALLER and COMCAST DESKTOP DOCTOR.. Prior to your first response, I disabled some start-up programs which has improved the speed. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{07b18ea9-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. Download ComboFix from one of these locations: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 * IMPORTANT !!!

DDS (Ver_09-06-26.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Compaq_Owner at 22:40:21.50 on Sat 06/27/2009 Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_14 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.446.157 [GMT -4:00] AV: Norton AntiVirus *On-access scanning enabled* All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to I hope I didn't need it or won't be needing it in the future but I no longer get that error message!! HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{07b18eab-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.