Spybot and Win 98 SE hang ups!

I ran Spybot S&D and came up with coolwwwsearch - tried to "fix" problem, but it would not fix.  Said S&D would run at next startup, however, closing Win 98 SE was trouble...the svchost and svchostc was running and that I needed to close them first....so I Alt-Ctrl-Del to End those tasks....On reboot, S&D was "not responding"...Also could not find msconfd.dll....Any clue as to the problem this computer is having???  Many thanks for your quick reply!

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war1Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Greetings, SuperCPlus!
   Looks like a variant of Coolwebsearch hung up Spypot.  First delete CWS with CWShredder and then fix Spybot.


Now if Spybot is not working, uninstall and reinstall it.  Be sure to get all the updates.

Best wishes, war1
You may have corupted the registry when you shutdown, try restoring it to an earlier copy
Boot to a DOS prompt or to a bootdisk, then at the C: type "scanreg /restore" and select a date from before the date before the problem started.
SuperCPlusAuthor Commented:
Many thanks war1 for your expertise - CWShredder did the trick - also found backdoor.tofger which was quarantined by Norton.  Geez, what a mess!  Thanks again for your quick and direct resolution!

Thanks to you rayt333 for your quick response, however, since I acquired this computer just 2 weeks ago, I could not restore it to a previous time before the problem as I did not know when it occurred.  Therefore, points to war1 this time!  Hang in there!

Warmest Season Greetings to you all!
SuperCPlus, glad to help.  War1
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