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DaemonProcess.exe - Unable to Locate Component

I have a user that has Window XP SP3.  They recently did a cleanup due to having some malware on the computer.  They also did a registry cleaner using CCleaner, even though I advised them not to.

Ran virus scan and all seems to be clear, however upon booting, I get the following error message when the desktop appears...

DaemonProcess.exe - Unable to Locate Component
This application has failed to start because QtWebKit4.dll was not found.  Re-installing the application may fix the problem.

To be honest, I don't know where to start.  Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D, and Norton Virus Scan says the PC is clean.

Can I get some suggestions.

Thanks,

mbolton1967
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Also try running SFC /SCANNOW at an admin command prompt. Allow to complete and restart. This may fix any Windows system issues.

For XP, you may need the XP CD for SFC to work.

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The comment posted by me (39752386), and the comment posted by Qlemo (39792334) are both correct ways to resolve this issue and would equally benefit those who search in the future.

The comment posted by John Hurst is not relevant as SFC only checks system files, and the file in question is not a system file.

I am of the opinion that the OP got their answer and just left without properly assigning points.
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Sorry for the double post, the previous one was 'submit' instead of 'object'.

The comment posted by me (39752386), and the comment posted by Qlemo (39792334) are both correct ways to resolve this issue and would equally benefit those who search in the future.

The comment posted by John Hurst is not relevant as SFC only checks system files, and the file in question is not a system file.

I am of the opinion that the OP got their answer and just left without properly assigning point