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rundll32.exe missing


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Help!! I'm having problems with my Dell Dimension 5000. Whenever I double click to open an application I get a message saying "Open with ..." plus a list of applications.

I have also received a message saying "C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe not found". However when I check this folder there is a file with this name but the icon is different to the other .exe files.

McAfee Security Software had detected the FakeAlert trojan which has now been removed using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

I would be very grateful for any help.
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Type or copy and paste below into the Run command. without colons of course.
It SHOULD open Display Properties.
We do not need display properties, it is simply a test to see if the Rundll files are correct in the Windows System files.


"RUNDLL32.EXE SHELL32.DLL,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,0"
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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 an OTListIt log in THAT forum.
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