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Marshall212

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Hello,

I was recently typing my paper for a History course I'am taking, when I had a dialog window pop up on the screen claiming that I had a "damaged/corrupted" registry. It also said that I could download Winfixer for free to "correct" the problems. I downloaded the Winfixer program, but it was apparently not free, and I decided not to purchase the program. I'am curious, is it probable that I have over "913" corrutped/damaged files in my registry. If so, can anyone assist me in correcting the problem; I have had problems with my Windows 2000 registry, and had an absolutely horrible time attempting to correct it. I'am hoping that I'am not going to encounter the same problem with my XP computer (I practically do not use my Windows 2000 computer because of the corruption). I only wonder because it seems that my computer is slower than it use to be, but it still functions well enough without me being concerned every time I boot it up. I would greatly appreciate any help or suggestions anyone may have concerning my registry problem. Thanks.

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wannabe1

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WinFixer, is in itself, recognized as malware. Lookit This. It purposely generates false positives to get you to buy their product. It's bunk. Our malware specialists can get your machine cleaned up.

Please go to the Malware Forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the Start Here.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself...then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum. Be patient, the Malware Forum is a very busy place and a two or three day wait is not unusual. DO NOT REPLY TO OR BUMP YOUR OWN LOG. If it shows a reply it may be overlooked as one that is being worked on.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.

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Marshall212

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Hi wannabe1,

Thanks for the help....I was going to post in the Malware Forum, but decided to post in this forum first......once again thanks for the help.

Marshall212 :whistling:
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