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My problem is....
Everytime I sign on to my computer I get a message box that says...
Windows cannot find' C:\Windows\Nail exe' Make sure you have typed the name in correctly and then try again....
This box only has a reply buttton of ok. The file was deleted with the help of avast virus program. The file had the virus. The virus is gone and now I keep getting this message. How do I keep it from coming on the desktop everytime I log on ?.. How do I remove it? I have contacted microsoft,V2Preimer and AOL and nobody can help.They Just pass me from one to another. I hope someone can Help. :whistling:
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Usually when a message "Windows cannot find xxx: type again" then it means some program at Startup needs that file to start up.

This used to happen when I botched an ATI Catalyst install because a certain file was not in the right place. So look at your list of start up programs, see if anything strikes odd, and if not, try just running another virus check.

Post back with updates :whistling:
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Hi Hootieturtle...

Nail.exe is a pretty good indication that you machine is infected.

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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