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Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

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Most of the time when i start my computer explorer will quit. I have to use ctr-alt-dlt to run any program. If i run explorer it starts then quits wihtin 5 seconds... then starts and stops for a random amout of time (usually 45 seconds) then quits for good untill i run it again where the process starts over again.

Sometimes i get this message

(Header) Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library

program: C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE

A buffer overrun has bee detected which has corrupted the program's internal state. The program cannot safely continue execution and must now be terminated.

If i ignore this message explorer will stay up but once i click ok explorer quits and then i'm right back to where i would be if the message didnt show up.

I've run a bunch of scans (ad-ware, AVG, Spybot) and nothing. AVG did actually find a problem, fix it but then 2 days later it returned.

Thanks so much for helpin.
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We now need to make certain that this issue is not malware because if we troubleshoot otherwise we may be wasting our time.

I suggest you go to the Malware Forum and run all the steps located in the START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own. If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post a HiJackThis Log in THAT forum. If you are unable to run and/or post a HJT log, then post that in your initial post in the topic you create in that forum.

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).
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