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Hi everyone,

Recently, i've been getting this weird pop up when i start up windows. It pops up in a windows error box saying a different file name in the title, such as (explorer.exe - Bad Image) but the message that it gives me is the exact same. The message states: "The application or dll: C:\WINDOWS\system32\higihape.dll is not a valid windows image. Please check this against the installation diskette" This happens for every application that is starting up in windows. Every time i try to open up a new program it gives me this message and then the program opens up.

Now ive read your malware forum, and it has the higihape.dll problem in it, but after running certain malware removal tools and other antivirus, it doesn't pick up the file. I was wondering if this is an Windows XP problem.

Now, after i click ok to the windows pop-up the program runs as normal... so im not sure its a malware problem, but an windows xp problem.


(p.s. sorry if this isn't the right forum to put this in, im new at this stuff so im not sure how everything works)
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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.
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