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my computer is wanky

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by pixie34, Oct 17, 2003.

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  1. pixie34

    pixie34 Thread Starter

    Oct 17, 2003
    When I start my computer I get the following error message......c:\windows\syas\syasupdatess.exe......it says that the file can't be found. Does anyone know what to do about this?
  2. MNMike


    Sep 28, 2003

    Welcome to the board! The only thing that I could find is this. You may want to take a look and see if you can find anything in there that may help. Post back if it doesn't help.

  3. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Click Start - Run, type in MSCONFIG, then click OK - Startup(tab). Find the listing for that program, uncheck it, click Apply - OK, then reboot.

    Frank's Windows 95/98 Tips
    (Also a Windows XP user)
  4. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

    Dec 14, 2002
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    DO not msconfig it out, that is a temporary and short term solution to a simple problem, that doesn't actually solve it

    it's because the file has been deleted rather than properly uninstalled and the registry entries remain

    go to http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/hijackthis.zip , and download 'Hijack This!'.
    Unzip, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

    When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button.
    Press that, save the log somewhere, and please copy & paste its contents to the forum.

    It will possibly show issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required, so do NOT fix anything yet.
    Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.
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