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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Lori McGinn, Apr 2, 2004.

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  1. Lori McGinn

    Lori McGinn Thread Starter

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    Everytime I bootup, I recieve two error messages. The first message reads: "Cannot find the file 'fntldr.exe { or one of its components} Make sure the path and file name are correct and that all libraries are available. "

    The second error message reads: "Could not load or run'fntldr.exe' specified in the win.ini file. Make sure the file exists on your computer or remove the reference to it in the win.ini file."

    I looked for these entries in Explore, Registry, and in msconfig, but couldn't find any reference to them. Where can I find them, and how will I recognize them, and what can I do to correct this.

    Help, please....I really am a Computer-Illiterate.

    Thanks so much....
     
  2. muddman

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    'fntldr.exe is part of a line added to win ini by a spyware/redirector is not good and you should download and update and run a program called ad-aware or spybot serarch and destroy from any legit download site like snapfiles.com or cnet download.com. Either one should fix this problem.
     
  3. cybertech

    cybertech Retired Moderator

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    CoolWebSearch parasite ...

    Click on the link below to download CWshredder
    http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/cwshredder.zip

    Run the program and let it do it's thing. Make sure to click on "Fix" and not scan only.

    Then if you want post a HJT log.

    Download Hijackthis.
    Create a folder on your hard drive and save it there.
    Unzip the file and extract it to the folder you have created.
    Scan your machine, then click on Save Log.

    Post a copy back here and someone will be happy to review it.

    Don't make any changes until instructed to do so.
     
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