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I have a windows xp and yesterday when I was using the internet all of the sudden warning messages started to pop up saying that my computer is infected with a virus and all of the sudden an antivirus started to download even though I pressed cancel more than ten times, so I bought the Norton Antivirus online and install it and it clean the computer but now whenever I start the computer this message appears:

Explorer.Exe-Bad image
The application or DLL globalroot\systemroot\PRAGMAvstypyrivf\pragmaserf.dll is not a valid windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.

and when I open Internet Explorer the same message appears but instead of "Explorer.Exe-Bad image" it says "iexplorer.exe-Bad image

and also I can't open itunes and a little window appears saying that the application is not found and when I try to open limewire or Windows Live Messenger the window of "Open With" shows up telling me to choose the program I want to use to open the file and that never happened before it all started yesterday and the only way I can open Limewire and Windows Live is by right clicking the mouse and pressing start.

Pleasy can anyone help me with this problem? Thanks :)
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Hello and welcome to G2G.

From the sounds of your post it seems like you are inquiring about receiving Malware assistance with your computer. Unfortunately you will need to create a new thread and post the required logs in this forum here: Malware Forum. Please make sure you follow the steps outlined in this thread here: 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 the requested logs in THAT forum. If you are unable to run and/or post the required logs, then post that in your initial post in the topic you create in that forum.

Best of Luck.

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