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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by jaydolphin, Dec 17, 2011.

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  1. jaydolphin

    jaydolphin Thread Starter

    Dec 17, 2011
    My computer is win 7 and here recently it the circle by the pointer goes off and on periodically i have ran windows security and also malwarbytes and hijack this hijack says for some reason your system denied write access to host file. is this bad also i cant save the log file from hijack this.
  2. Deejay100six


    Sep 27, 2011
    Hi and welcome to techguy.

    The circle you speak of is nothing to worry about. Its just Windows 7's way of telling you that the task is being performed in much the same way as you would have seen the hour glass symbol in XP.

    The system denied write access message is also nothing to worry about, its perfectly normal to get that message running HijackThis and should be ignored.

    What happened when you ran MBAM?

    If there is any other reason why you think you may be infected, please click the link below and follow the instructions.


    If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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