Server busy pop up problem on pc

  The Reiver 16:21 20 Oct 2006
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Every time i switch on my stand alone computer i get a 'server busy pop up' that tell me to activate the busy program to rectify the problem ! i can only get rid of by pressing ctrl/alt/del and closing down the application. (I don't have a server).I have zone alarm fire wall running , avg anti virus running and spybot anti spyware running. How do i get rid of this pop up every time i switch on the computer?

  Technotiger 16:28 20 Oct 2006

Hi, if you are using XP a System Restore might do the trick.

  The Reiver 17:52 20 Oct 2006

i tried that but it didn't sort the problem

  VoG II 18:00 20 Oct 2006

What is the name of the application?

  The Reiver 19:36 20 Oct 2006

when i open windows task manager , in the applications tab it is listed as 'server busy'

  VoG II 20:18 20 Oct 2006

Check for malware click here

  The Reiver 23:26 20 Oct 2006

Thanks VoG - I ran your suggestion - i'll let you know if it was successfull

  The Reiver 10:50 21 Oct 2006

VoG - the AVG anti-spyware you suggested quarantined a file called 'downloader.swizzor.bt' Looks like that solved the problem. Thanks for help

  The Reiver 10:59 21 Oct 2006

Same pop up is back again ! - any other suggestions?

  Technotiger 12:47 21 Oct 2006

Run your avg again, but this time turn off System Restore first. After running avg, do a restart and make sure System Restore is enabled again.


Nasties sometimes hide in System Restore.

Cheers

  The Reiver 14:13 21 Oct 2006

I'll try that now - thanks for suggestion

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