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Windows 7: AppData dll error - location path locked

30 Apr 2013   #1

windows 7 home 64
AppData dll error - location path locked

Hi, I am trying to resolve an error I get popping up contantly - "there was a problem starting ...\AppData\Local\Temp\snwiwcb\simniqe\wow.dll"

when I try and browse this path the snwiwcb directory is locked? I have been unable to change the attributes or permissions to proceed though I am logged into an admin account?

has any one seen this error before? screen cap "error2.gif" attached -thanks.

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30 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

It is a rogue listing in system startup that you should remove.
Startup Programs - Change

According to internet searches wow.dll is a bad file, malware.
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