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Thanks. oldsodApril 21st, 2008, 11:58 AMNo problem! let it run. I have them gone to Control Panel --> Administrative Functions --> Event viewer And found that the 4 programs tried loading on 04/13/2008 but were unable to because "service was an weblink

Stay logged in Sign up now! In order for the 32-bit programs to run in the 64-bit environment, they have to be running within that emulator and all calls get redirected to the SysWOW64 folder(where 32-bit support One of our Security Experts will follow up on it. 0 SjoerdIf it works, don't touch it. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. http://www.dslreports.com/faq/13622


Be aware that many of the tools we use for malware removal are designed for 32-bit systems and do not work or can give misleading results on 64-bit machines. They don't show up on my ZA logs (because maybe ZA was still in the temporary "learning" mode) and I was not warned by counterspy of any modifications. Run HijackThis again, and post the new log in your new reply.

So I just wondered. I'm glad to know that you find this article helpful. In my efforts to clean up the computer futher I, after some more blog and forum reads, uninstalled AVG. For more specific information on how these types of rogue programs and infections install themselves, read:Anatomy of a malware scamHow does rogue security software get on my computer?How to Tell If

This program is still free and open for the public to download. Spybot First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone. Post it in full, don't worry about clogging the forum or whatever. directory Therefore, when HijackThis reads an information from the registry that only has a 64-bit value pointing to a file in the system32 folder it will be searching for that file in

If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. This could due to one of your other security programs which was not disabled properly or by trying to fix while not logged in as Administrator or an account with administrator dll and registry entry are not present, at work kloggon.dll is on system. I've seen threads where Experts/Helpers had advised to have the entries fixed thinking that these are redundant services, while others had advised to replace the missing files.


But I see too many helpers removing perfectly harmless 016 items...................................IV. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/file-missing-entries-showing-in-hijackthis.216552/ Operating System:Windows Vista Home Premium Software Version:7.1 (Vista) Product Name:ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite chiazApril 17th, 2008, 08:10 PMHello. Hijackthis Best regards. Adwcleaner It is a very complicated tool, and "fixing" items does not always delete them.

Well as you may imagine it wasn't long before the computer started showing signs of viruses. have a peek at these guys Should a problem arise during the fix you would have NO good working configuration to go back to get the computer up and running. The file will not be moved unless listed separately.) R3 athr; C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\athwbx.sys [4265984 2014-12-11] (Qualcomm Atheros Communications, Inc.) R3 BTATH_LWFLT; C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\btath_lwflt.sys [77464 2015-01-04] (Qualcomm Atheros) R3 BthLEEnum; C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\BthLEEnum.sys [226304 2014-03-18] (Microsoft I don't believe I have any programs requiring that service.

Oldsod. I recently installed Norton 360 and it seemed to get rid of most the generic viruses. I think it's already registered. check over here please be patient and let it finish.Once the files have been downloaded, click on the ...button.

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. This Message was on the web site - apparently the online scanner feature is currently not working Any other suggestions? For instance, running HijackThis on a 64-bit machine may show log entries which indicate (file missing) when that is NOT always the case.

After reviewing the whole log from the scan I noticed several more entries that were proceeded with the (file missing) designation which brings me to my question for this forum.

WOW64 is the x86 emulator that allows 32-bit Windows-based applications to run on 64-bit Windows but x86 applications are re-directed to the x86 \syswow64 when seeking the x64 \system32. Preferably the fix should START with those steps and finish the cleanup of strays or undetected items with HJT. And yes I did complete scans with housecall (trend micro), activescan 2.0 (panda), f-secure, onecare, b-i-t-defender and all other big name company free online scans (nothing comes up but cookies). There are certain areas in the log that a "fix" will do nothing more than delete a shortcut to the file, or remove the DLL from starting at Windows boot.Yes, but

The fact is, there is nothing wrong with these "file missing" entries, no need to be alarmed, and you don't need to do anything with those entries as these files are The easiest and safest way to do this is:Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" Following the uninstall, I re-ran Hijack This and saw a registry associated with AVG, following the registry entry log item it was proceeded with file missing in parantheses, i.e (file missing). http://pcialliance.org/hjt-file/hjt-file-how-does-it-look.html Updater (YahooAUService) - Yahoo!

The only time you should fix the (file missing) in those sections is IF AND ONLY IF you see a *bad* file there.