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msconfig , regedit automatically close

Posted on 2004-04-08
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when I open msconfig or regedit applications they run for a few seconds then automatically close (work fine if in safe mode).
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Klez/Yaha and other viruses cause this! Run a full system virus scan.
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Task Manager, MSCONFIG, or REGEDIT disappears while opening:
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/ToolsQuit.htm

Free Online Virus Scanners and Security Tests:
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Scanners.htm
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If not I strongly suspect is Viral agrobot also behaves like this?

Virus Checking

Online (Free) Virus Checking can be done at

SYMANTEC (You must have ActiveX enabled on your browser for it to work!)
http://security.symantec.com/ssc/vc_scan.asp?j=1&langid=ie&venid=sym&plfid=23&pkj=ROSUPWFYJOKMFIDPMSV

Trend Micro (Housecall)
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

But You really Need some good quality Anti Virus Installed!

FreeWare

AntiDote Lite http://www.vintage-solutions.com/English/Antivirus/Super/index.html
Avast http://www.avast.com/
F-Prot http://www.f-prot.com/products/
V-Catch http://www.vcatch.com/download.html

The BIG Boys in AV

McAfee
http://www.mcafee.com/default.asp

Symantec (or the firm formally known as Norton)
http://www.symantec.com

Sophos (This Protects My Corporate Network)
http://www.sophos.com/

Command
http://www.commandsoftware.com/
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