MS-DOS surfai

  0101MATRIX0101 16:14 08 Jan 2006

Whenever i connect to the internet or when i first open up internet explorer An MS-DOS application comes up with surfai written onnit and then windows message comes saying ... was about to perform an illegal operation click close to terminate application what does his mean i dont get why it keeps cumin up

  Softstag 16:18 08 Jan 2006

This appears to be due to a program install on Packard Bell systems. Is yours a Packard Bell?

Try removing the program by doing the following:
1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. Type "c:\program files\surfairy\uninstall.exe", and then press ENTER.
3. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

  0101MATRIX0101 16:19 08 Jan 2006

yep its packard bell

  0101MATRIX0101 16:21 08 Jan 2006

What is this surfairy i mean is it important for my pc or summa cuz am not seeing what its for.

  Softstag 16:23 08 Jan 2006

Take a look at this:
click here

  0101MATRIX0101 16:25 08 Jan 2006

Thanks alot for your help really apreciated it man.

  0101MATRIX0101 16:31 08 Jan 2006

Well after uninstllation it says uninstallation was succesful but it also says the follwoing files were created before or after the installation you or other applications may need them. Then it lists
C:\WINDOWS\system32\surfairyPP.dll then it says delete or close what should i do

  octal 16:40 08 Jan 2006

You could probably delete any dll files its says its found. A better idea would be to make a note of the files and move them to a temporary folder and see if anything asks for them when you are using the computer, if after a period of time nothing asks for them then delete them.

  Softstag 16:49 08 Jan 2006

I agree with Octal. Best to move them somewhere for a while just in case.... Should be safe to delete though.

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