rundll The specified module cannot be found

i keep getting this message everytime windows xp startsup

Rundll
specified module cannot be found

any suggestions
andreb2006Asked:
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mcrosslandCommented:
Hi andreb2006,
Try this.
Click Start
Click Run
Type in 'regedit' without the quotes ''
Under My Computer Goto:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Goto:
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

You should see a key listed like this or similar:
"Rundll32.exe EGCOMLIB...
Delete it.
mcrosslandCommented:
Sounds like you possibly removed adware from your pc or need to remove some
Here is a microsoft article that could be your issue.

I would suggest going to http://housecall.trendmicro.com and running a full scan for viruses, grayware, and adware if you haven't already,

Mike

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Erik BjersPrincipal Systems AdministratorCommented:
You can also do this;

Click start -> run
Type msconfig and hit enter

go to the startup tab and uncheck anything that looks strange and reboot your system

This will not delete anything in your registry so have no fear of harming your system.

After rebooting you will get a message that will open msconfig again.

Try unselecting different things untill you can reboot and everythig works and that error no longer appears.

Also lookinto registry cleaners.
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