error messages on start up and shutdown?

  stella tortoise 20:51 12 Jun 2004

I have recently reformatted my hard drive and reinstalled XP home edition,upon start up i now get an error message smsc.exe could not be started and upon closing down I get Heojgc.exe is not responding can anybody tell me what theses exe.s are and are they needed?

  Dan the Confused 21:35 12 Jun 2004

I found click here

Have you run a virus scan?

  anon1 21:38 12 Jun 2004

well smsc.exe is related to a virus click here
and I would guess so is the second one. The next thing to do is run clean up and yes even after a format.

  stella tortoise 12:40 13 Jun 2004

ok ive downloaded the patches from microsoft & run several virus checks the Heojgc.exe has now gone but i'm still left with the smcs.exe error message?

  VoG II 12:46 13 Jun 2004
  BH34 12:54 13 Jun 2004

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