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SVCHOST.EXE recurrent error on XP Startup and reboot


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NeidKaos

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SVCHOST.EXE persistent error on XP startup.


Hi everybody. I'm having trouble cleaning my system.

A few days ago I wanted to uninstall ESET Smart Security 4
and go back to ESET Smart Security 3.

Apparently something happened on the way to heaven.

Since that fateful day, whenever I start Windows, I get the error message:

>>>
SVCHOST.EXE Error
"The instruction at 0x0068066b referenced memory at 0x0068066b.
The memory could not be written"
>>>
(My OS language is Spanish, so I'm translating it for the forum).

The message keeps appearing several times and after a few minutes,
the System reboots itself.

Reading on the net, I took the advice given to other people, so I:

1 - deactivated Windows restore
2 - enabled viewing hidden files
3 - restarted on safe mode

Then, I installed and ran a full check with all these programs:

1 - Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
2 - Superantispyware
3 - EasyCleaner
4 - CCleaner
5 - AVG Antivirus

They detected some nasty Trojans, such as some "Dopper" guy and a few generics.

But unfortunately, the message keeps popping up whenever I start Windows in normal model

Looking around to check if there was something left from previous installations,
I found that this file is still around and I can't seem to delete it:

C:\Archivos de programa\ESET\ESET Smart Security\Drivers\epfwndis\epfwndis.sys

I tried Killbox and fileAssassin, but the bugger won't go away.

Now, please I'm on my last nerve on this one. I would appreciate any help you can provide.


I have my latest HijackThis Logfile for your reference if you need it.

I hope all this information helps.

Edited by NeidKaos, 05 March 2009 - 01:22 PM.

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