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  1. thunder

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    my av is me

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    When I restart my computer, I keep getting this error.

    WJView Error: Can not execute main: The systen can not find the specified file.

    Any idea what the heck this is? Virus? Corrupted stuff? Help?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. melrhombus

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    Looks like something in your startup was removed from your computer but not from the list o' shit that is ran at boot.

    I'd list it under currupt stuff.
     
  3. thunder

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    And how do I fix corrupt stuff?
     
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    Ooof, Umm....Well there's two places that programs are run from at boot. One is the actual startup folder under programs and the other is in the registry.

    Check the first place then if not there do a google on "windows startup registry" That should tell you the exact location....

    Only problem is that the program may be called something different then what the error is.
     
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  6. thunder

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    Oh, its an adaware problem. Im fixing it. Thanks :)
     
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    do what now?

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    So everything has been fixed and deleted... except I cant get rid of it in my add/remove programs. I deleted it from my registry, and I deleted the files.. but it wont uninstall. I get an error when I try. The same error as before, actually.
     
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    Yes you can't uninstall it because you've already deleted it.
     
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    I actually couldn't uninstall it before i deleted it. I tried before I did anything, same error.
     
  11. Purple Dragon

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    windows registry adds entries to a list that are encrypted, they are encrypted so that "average jane/joe" can't mess it up knowingly, key word knowingly, the add remove programs list is encrypted, what you see in the list appears different in the registry for the programs list. I'm currently doing research and experimenting with a secondary cumputer with just such a conumdrun. If a suceed I will pass the kkknowledge on how to fix it.
     

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