Getting an uknown DOS box opening on boot-up

  NewRoyWidd 02:25 20 Mar 2006

Hi,I'm hoping that someone can please advise me on the following;
For the last 2 days,when I start the pc,just before I get my desktop,an empty MS-DOS box appears briefly,also the message that my system files are being updated.
Also tonight,when I opened yahoo messenger,there was a message from someone no longer on my list giving me a link to a geocities site.Naturally I didn't open it.
I've run a2,and it comes up clean,also adaware,and AVG,do you think I should post a HJT log in one of the malware forums in case I've got a keylogger?
I'm on win 98se.Many thanks..

  rawprawn 08:06 20 Mar 2006

click here take this online scan,

  NewRoyWidd 19:12 20 Mar 2006

Thank you rawprawn,I'm running the scan right now.My apologies for the delay in replying,I've only just arrived home from work.

  NewRoyWidd 20:18 20 Mar 2006

Hello,the scan wouldn't run,maybe because I use Opera as my browser?
Any further ideas would be most welcome.Thanks,NRW

  VoG II 20:22 20 Mar 2006

Other scans:

BitDefender Free Online Virus Scan
click here
Make sure you tick AutoClean under Scan Options.

Panda ActiveScan
click here
Make sure you tick Disinfect automatically under Scan Options.

eTrust Antivirus Web Scanner
click here

  NewRoyWidd 20:23 20 Mar 2006

Thank you VoG™,I will get all of those,run them and get back to you in due course.

  NewRoyWidd 07:31 22 Mar 2006

Many thanks VoG and rawprawn,the scans suggested didn't find anything untoward,so I'll tick as resolved.

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