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Problem with "eAccessViolation"

by krar4 / July 14, 2006 9:34 PM PDT

I am getting an "EAccessViolation" each day on my desktop PC. It started sometime in the last week. How do I find what is causing it? If I do a "Restore" using a date prior to when the error started, should that fix my problem?

I tried doing a Google search, but I didn't find any links with answers.

Thanks in advance!

Rick Ross

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by Trance_Zac / July 15, 2006 2:33 AM PDT
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no luck...
by krar4 / July 15, 2006 11:43 PM PDT
In reply to: Malware

I ran all of my virus protection programs last night. My desktop came up clean. What's next?

Other problems that started at the same time:

I can't print to the attached printer.
When I try to save a MS Excel or Word document using "Save As" and click on the drop-down menu to change to a different directory, the program freezes, and I have to shut it down.

I'd appreciate any help.

Thanks in advance.


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Could Be Out in Left Field but.....Did Anyone There Run.....
by tobeach / July 16, 2006 5:59 PM PDT
In reply to: no luck...

in the past, a AV scan from e-Accelerator AV or from StopSign anti-spyware? Perhaps from a pop-up offering a free scan(scam!)???
Massive amounts of complaints on this from 2002-2003.
Known for drive by downloads/installs & false positives.
They claim to have cleaned up their act but giving a wolf a curly hair-do & same cosmetic dentistry doesn't make him a sheep!
If so, check this sites page (about 1/2 way down) under
"de-Listed Applications" & write down all the assorted Domain names there(plus StopSign and "e"anything) to create a search list of names to search for on your computer. Perhaps start looking in your CP>Add/Delete programs list, then move on to Start>Search all files & folders & any un-installers listed.
Bookmark/ add to your IE Favorites List for future reference the site & always check there before visiting sites or trying any Anti-spy/adware/programs.:
They claim the program was discontinued (the original) so perhaps thats why access problem.
A check of a post at Castlecops also found these names associated w/ , , . DO NOT VISIT THESE SITES!!!
" I ran all of my virus protection programs last night. My desktop came up clean". What AVs/Anti-Spy do you have /did you run? You mean you only scanned your "Desktop" or the entire computer? Are there others using machine with their own desktops as well?
Have you a System Restore Point available that is "for sure" before problem started?
Suggest you download and run a free trial of Ewido and see what it finds and let it fix what it can as it seemed to help poster affected above. Even if it's another malware, good chance it'll get it!Be sure to save "report" of what it finds. Link & instructions for use []HERE
Hoping this helps with root cause. If it finds and fixes sources, then perhaps the damage can be corrected by running a checkdisk/repair to correct any system file corruption. Method to do this can be found []HERE
Please post back with how its going/went/results!:D

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Not Sure What I Did Wrong! Lets Try Those Links Again......
by tobeach / July 16, 2006 6:08 PM PDT
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