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internet explorer

I keep getting an error saying explorer needs to close, but it doesn't. I also get an error saying "prevadkeep.exe" and "prevadserv.exe" failed to initialize properly (0xc0000142). these two errors are constantly popping up.

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Have you run. . .

a virus scan. I get two hits from Google that these are related to a worm.

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i did run a virus scan, i deleted the viruses or worms that came up, but it is still happening.

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Re; yes
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(NT) (NT) Or Opera.
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I too are getting the same problems.
Have you resolved this and if so how?

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For billyd...
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I have installed windows antispyware (Beta)

And run the program. This cleared numerous spyware software and all appeared to be ok. When i rebooted this evening the PrevAdserv.exe was back to its old tricks. Do i need to change my browser as well?

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IE isn't patched yet.

There will be a new IE 7 for XP SP2 users this year. If you want to sidestep most spyware "bullets" you would try Mozilla or Firefox.


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