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Window Installer trys to install program at startup

Every time i start my computer windows installer trys to install a programm associated with my printer but on putting the disc back in it can't find the program. Is it associated with somekind of virus (spyware or something?)? How do i sort it because it is doing my head in!

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(NT) (NT) Have you ran spyware and virus programs?

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AVG and Norton

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yeah, problem is norton detects it but being as rubbish as it is can't remove it and avg doesn't detect anything! Weird or newbie mistake?

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You need spyware remover

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"Spybot S&D" free version from form
Microsoft Antispyware.
Also make sure you have the latest printer drivers as well as the latest version of Windows Installer (version 3 I think is the latest.

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Windows try to install program.....

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? When did you install your printer ?

? When you say Windows tried to install a program....was there any messages...e.g. Windows has found new hardware....

? Do you know what the program "associated" with your printer is ?

? What is the make/model of your printer ?

? When did the problem start ? Suddenly ?

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