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after removing malware RUNDLL error

After removing the insidious "The FBI has your computer locked ....to unlock your computer pay $300 via GreenPak" all is working well except on startup I am getting an error message
"RUNDLL
Error loading C:\DOCUME~1\ALLUSE~1\APPLIC~1\boo2.dat
The specified module could not be found."
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
That is probably because the malware cannot load anymore as it was removed.

Have a look with msconfig, TAB 'Startup' and look for an entry that has rundll and that ...boo2.dat in the command, then disable that startup entry.
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
or if you have autoruns on your system use that to do the same thing.
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atf3docAuthor Commented:
msconfig....no dll or boo2 listed. I unchecked registry booster2, just to see if that was it.
                    still get the error.
autoruns....am downloading it now..will install and try,,will advise
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Thomas Zucker-ScharffSystems AnalystCommented:
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Yes, autoruns or hijackthis will show you the entry. Let us know what you find.
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atf3docAuthor Commented:
autoruns rules!!! Showed the error exacly as it was written...unchecked it and error message gone..hooray! Thanks.
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thebaldwonder3001Commented:
Thanks gerwinjansen!! It took me 2 days to finally find what was causing the rundll pop-up when the machine starts up. Checked msconfig startup tab and BINGO!
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