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Script engine for VBScript

by Jumping Junior / August 12, 2010 3:41 AM PDT

Hi guys, I have a 1-month old Acer desktop computer running Windows 7 Premium 64-bit system. It works wonderfully well. However, since yesterday whenever I login I get the following message:

Can't find script engine "VBScript"for script "C:\Windows\System32\OEM\_NowIntoDT.vbs".

The message does not seem to affect login or the use of the computer so far. I do not know if there are problems lurking somewhere. I normally click X to close the message or click the OK.

I must add that a day ago I removed McAfee Internet Security 60-day Trial which I did not activate. Instead, I chose Avast Free Antivirus.I have been using Avast since I got the computer.

Can anyone tell me what this message means and how can I fix the problem?

Thanks for your help.

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It's not been discussed much.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 12, 2010 4:44 AM PDT
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Problem Fixed
by Jumping Junior / August 12, 2010 2:23 PM PDT

Hi Bob,

I just gott a reply from Microsoft forum and the problem is fixed.

Thank you for your suggestion.

Much regards

Jumping Junior

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Could you share
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 12, 2010 9:50 PM PDT
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how the problem was fixed?

It may be useful if others are researching the same problem.

Many thanks, and glad you got it sorted.

Mark

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similar problem
by 500redrose / February 26, 2011 6:14 PM PST

I've just done the same as you and deleted McAfee and now I get a similar message at start up. How did you fix the problem ?

Regards, redrose42

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