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Windows 7: IE & Firefox exe error

20 Feb 2011   #1

IE & Firefox exe error

Hello everyone,

Ok working on friends notebook with windows 7 starter.

The system had spyware and virus on it, clean it up. and then Ran "hijack this" & F-scure root kit remover after remove spyware and virus. Still getting this message.

screen shot of IE

Screen shot of Firefox

Getting same error for both.

I have rebooted and installed and uninstalled firefox a dozen times.
Booted into safe mode with networking same thing come up. I have
used run cmd I have try use task manger to start them up, Try short cuts and going right into folder. Get same thing.

Now I can get windows up and Msn messanger will boot up just fine.
None of the browser will work.

Has anyone come across this issue and if so what fix work.


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24 Feb 2011   #2


So Know one here can help with this issue?

wow I thought someone might be able too after a few days
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24 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I am uncertain what would cause this error, unless you had some very nasty virus.
If you're sure you removed the virus, perhaps you could try running cmd and input the "sfc /scannow" command, perhaps that will get at least IE working again. This command will restore all system files that have been changed in any way (third-party themes, etc.)
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26 Feb 2011   #4


all ready tried "sfc /scannow" came up fine with no errors.

I end up have to roll OS 2yrs back I tried 1month 3month so on Going two years back fix the issue.. But still doesn't tell me what cause the issue so if someone finds out down the road could you please reply here.

Thanks for all the help.
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