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The PC was running perfectly until I installed the latest Windows updates for XP, and now, no icons, taskbar etc. Helpful +4 Report madhatter Jun 17, 2009 at 03:44 PM not true. Whenever I try to start taskmgr.exe it says that the file can't be found. One time my Mcafee did come up and let me run a scan. this contact form

not giving me a problem that I know of This one is very dangerous, if not stopped immediately it will write itself into your registry, startup programs, rewrite registry I did it once to TWO networked computers that had the same problem and both were fixed from this issue. Hope this helps! My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/winupdates.exe.html

It is an IRC backdoor trojan giving remote users access to your system. Informed Symantec of seriousness... I used combofix following the directions here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix. Although explorer.exe appears to be running in task manager, it isn't showing!!

That is that Task Manager WILL run, but minimised in the system tray, and will not open to the full window.How do we fix this? A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. Helpful +13 Report lcarranza Aug 22, 2009 at 02:53 PM To my recollection...yes. I cannot access IE anymore but can use my computer in all the other respects.

I have checked and it is no there. It is known as the W32 Alcra B virus also known as W32/Alcan.worm!p2p It disabled task manager as well as regedit Julia This takes up most of the CPU Type taskmgr and press Enter. http://www.ghacks.net/2011/07/10/what-to-do-when-windows-task-manager-does-not-open/ Replies are locked for this thread.

Report noname- Sep 20, 2009 at 12:41 PM many of the problems related to explorer.exe in vista are linked to Google Desktop.. Is there a known winupdates.exe error? Simply right-click on your desktop and select New and then click Shortcut and a window will open. To go to safe more press "F8" during start-up while at the splash menu.

Double click taskmgr.exe and you are in.Finally, create a desktop shortcut to access Task Manager. Cheers My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Damn mac conspiracy giving pc a virus like this FrustratedGenius doesnt allow opening of taskmanager and uses alot of resources svair Disables task manager Adware, spyware. No explorer.exe,can't use task manager.

whats the difference between sonar and auto protect? http://mseedsoft.com/task-manager/task-manager-revisited.html Report popchi pretu- Aug 27, 2009 at 03:01 PM thanks , thanks, thanks !!!!! :) Report Steve› Rwhite9545 - Nov 1, 2009 at 05:18 AM You are awesome. The program has no visible window. Folders Infected:(No malicious items detected) Files Infected:C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\Norton\BASH\Clone\BHC5B.tmp (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.C:\Documents and Settings\John Tasinas\Local Settings\Temp\c.exe (Trojan.Dropper) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Report zblackrider- Feb 24, 2010 at 04:17 PM I'm having the same problem as of this morning. Maybe is just on my laptop , idk. I highly recommend this and the HotKey approach. navigate here repair System Restore service, IE security zone reset.

If found on your system make sure that you have downloaded the latest update for your antivirus application. Anyone have any miacles? Ask the experts!

The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, MACHINE\RunServices, Userinit).

Is winupdates.exe spyware or a virus? How to fix winupdates.exe related problems? 1. This file prevents Windows Task Manager from opening as well as CPU draining. Helpful +1 Report jr Dec 3, 2009 at 09:16 PM My issues are worse.

Get a set of good files from a working machine and overwrite the infected ones. They are the fastest ways to open Task Manager when it is impaired by malware.Follow these steps and you can’t fail. Reply TechLogon July 11, 2011 at 3:35 pm # Thanks for the info. his comment is here This means that I my sound does not work as well as like Intel RST, the battery software and much more.

There are a lot of svchost.exe running on process tab on Task Manager and a high cpu + memory usage. The winupdates.exe file is not a Windows system file. It was caused by a worm/virus called "Win32:Vitro" that got into my hard drive on my laptop, and then networked it's way into my desktop. After a windows update this showed up (not sure if it is related to the update or not) i then could not open my taskmanager until after i shut this program