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Strange DLL error never goes away

I have had this error since I got this computer, it pops up every time I boot up.

At first I thought it was something missing, but I read on other tech-help forums that this is a leftover malware program that wasn't fully removed. I've run several system checks and system clean-ups, and it's never gone away.

The only thing I haven't tried yet is a complete OS reinstallation, and I can't do that because I don't have any of the driver CDs anymore. Can anyone tell me what exactly it is and how I can fix it?

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Forgot to translate...

Not sure why I got it in French... it's annoying but I can manage.

<< Error loading C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\2.bin\M3Plugin.DLL

The specified module cannot be found. >>

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Let's skip explanations and go for the cure.

Go get HIGHJACKTHIS (a power tool), install and scan the machine. Check off the M3PLUGIN.DLL item if it lists it and then click on remove.

Hope that helps,

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There doesn't seem to be a "Remove" option...

There is a "Fix checked" option though, should I try that?

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Sorry but I use too many tools and the buttons are rarely the same. But you figured it out.

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I tried it,

and it worked perfectly. Thank you so much! That annoying error-window had been driving me crazy.

If there's a way to give you a thumbs up or a good reputation just let me know, you really helped.

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I skipped all the whys and explanations so I don't expect much in a thumbs up. Just wanted you to know the power tool that I use to dispatch problems like that without drama.

BE CAREFUL with that tool. Someone decided to check all items and fix it.

It sure did!

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Checking everything would... delete important parts of my computer, right?

My main concern was that pop-up warning when I booted up, if there are other problems with my computer both Norton and Avast have been unable to locate them (and I sure as hell can't track them down myself).

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You got it right again.

This tool is a power tool. Used with care it's the fast way to correct annoyances like you wrote about in about a minute.

Worth knowing about but don't use it unless you are very sure the item you want gone is one you don't want back.

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