mcafee32.exe

  noddy2121 13:20 25 Oct 2005
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When i log onto windows xp professional i get an error message that say

"windows cannot find mcafee32.exe"

There is more text on the error message, but i feel this may be insignifficant.

What does this mean and how can i sort this problem out?

I am using AVG free and spybot.

Any suggestions

Thanks

  splork 13:25 25 Oct 2005

Did AVG recently pick up and delete a trojan by that name? Look in the virus vault or Test Results. If so, you just need to go to Start Menu/Run, type msconfig , click the Startup tab, find and uncheck the mcafee32.exe entry - if it's path points to windows\system32\mcafee32.exe that's 99.9% certain to have been a bad'un.

  noddy2121 21:43 25 Oct 2005

thanks for that pal i will give it a try 2moro!

cheers

  noddy2121 21:45 25 Oct 2005

just one more thing, where is the startup tab?

  noddy2121 21:50 25 Oct 2005

oh its ok pal i have found it, that was a great help!

  splork 21:51 25 Oct 2005

Start Menu/Run, type msconfig , Startup is the last tab. Failing that disable the entry with this click here

  splork 21:51 25 Oct 2005

No prob, glad its sorted

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