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Problems with WININET.dll!


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When ever I start up my computer I get a program terminate at the start-up! And I cant use some programs like CleanCache and more! I ran a AVG Scan and it showed two viruses infected the WININET.dll file! So I moved it to my virus vault! But still cant use the programs and also I get the pop-up at start up screen!!!!!

Please Help me! :tazz: :) :) :) :ph34r: :ph34r: :tazz: :tazz:
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Game Freak, as you are an underclassmen I'm pretty sure you have access to the material needed to fix wininet.dll You may or may not know this yet but Smitrem checks/attempts and usually does fix it.

You can also try taking it off the xp cd or from dll cache.

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Sorry I haven't started on the tests! I have been bust on my site
so....
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You can also try taking it off the xp cd or from dll cache.

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Meaning?
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Hello, Game Freak.

Go to Start > Run
Type "cmd" without the quotes. Press enter.
Type cd \WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386. Press enter.
Type copy wininet.dll c:\Windows\System32. Press enter.

If that doesn't work you can try using msconfig to expand the file to C:\windows\system32. You can also download wininet.dll from the web and use killbox or another app to swap them, or using smitrem as I mentioned earlier is also a course of action.

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Edited by OwNt, 22 September 2005 - 05:17 PM.

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I will try that but where can I get the wininet.dll file from the internet?
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and how can i use smitrem, killbox to fix this? A link would be nice!
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Hello, Game Freak.

Go to Start > Run
Type "cmd" without the quotes. Press enter.
Type cd \WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386. Press enter.
Type copy wininet.dll c:\Windows\System32. Press enter.

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Doesn't work?

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I really want to do that download the file from the net and use killbox to swap it!! Please help me! Then next i am going to use Killdisk and Reinstall XP for a fresh start!!!!!!!!!!
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Hello, Game Freak...

How do you know it didn't work? Why do you want to reformat so bad?
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Because if you read my other topic my computer is stuffed with malware and I want a fresh start (remove all data) because I am thinking f donating this computer because I got a new one few weeks back! I love the new one! And I know it didn't work because after the command it says file specified was not found!
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If it is stuffed with malware then please post a hijackthis log here. We can clean up that file along with everything else probably.

(Note to Mods, I'll go through check my post on this one to avoid getting in trouble.)
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If I just KillDisk and then Reinstall XP would that solve the problem?

PS: Now I get two pop-up errors at start-up!
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Yes
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Wihtout any affter effects right? So I will just run Killdisk and reinstall xp and problem would be solved! How long would the long process take approx?
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