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HELP system32.exe

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by AL128, Apr 12, 2004.

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  1. AL128

    AL128 Thread Starter

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    Every time i start windows the following messege shows up:

    Windows cannot find 'C:\WINDOWS\System32\System32.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the start button, and then click search.

    It has been happening for a couple of months now. Can anyone please help me?

    (i have windows xp)
     
  2. tripudio

    tripudio

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    If you are able to boot into windows, you can run the system file checker, that will check the state of the system files and wil replace if needed

    Start -> Run-> type "SFC /SCANNOW" -> ok
     
  3. kiwiguy

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    WinTasks Process Library

    system32.exe

    Process File: system32.exe

    Process Name: System32

    Description: Added as a result of the MARI , SYSXXX and other viruses. Mari is an Internet worm spreading with emails as an attached .exe file. Whereas SysXXX is a backdoor Trojan program that was written in the Delphi language, Backdoor.SysXXX gives a hacker complete access to your computer. By default, the Trojan opens two TCP ports, 31,556 and 6,051, that it uses to communicate with the hacker. The application notifies the hacker through email or ICQ. Also, Backdoor.SysXXX attempts to terminate various security products and system monitoring tools.

    Security Risk ( Virus/Trojan/Worm/Adware/Spyware ): Yes
     
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