Spywareblaster - problems

  dewskit 14:00 01 Sep 2005

I have had Spywareblaster installed for some time and updated it regularly.
However, seeing there was a new update shown on this site, I double clicked on the icon and immediately got a "This program has performed an illegal operation" message Details:
SPYWAREBLASTER caused an invalid page fault in
module SPYWAREBLASTER.EXE at 0197:0040bbbd.
EAX=006d63e0 CS=0197 EIP=0040bbbd EFLGS=00210a82
EBX=fffffffe SS=019f ESP=009cd60c EBP=009cdd8c
ECX=0040bbbb DS=019f ESI=006dce08 FS=12a7
EDX=20ca5574 ES=019f EDI=00000001 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
a1 66 00 c5 a1 66 00 c5 a1 66 00 c5 a1 66 00 d8
Stack dump:
014bd9ee 00400000 00000000 81df1060 00000001 009cfda4 00000000 008c0000 0069e379 006dce08 009cfda4 00000000 008c0000 00000000 00000000 00000000

I tried to launch the program again direct from Start Programs and got identical result.
Next I removed the program using the uninstall tool provided and donwloaded again from MajorGeeks.
Reinstalled and got exactlty the same result when trying to run it.

Has anyone else had any problems like this, or does anyone have an answer?


  pj123 14:07 01 Sep 2005

What version do you have? The latest is 3.4 which is not technically an update. You need to download it as a new version and install it.

  dewskit 14:12 01 Sep 2005


That is exactly what I did, but it still gives me the same roor message and crashes

  VoG II 14:13 01 Sep 2005

Try asking click here

  dewskit 14:24 01 Sep 2005

Thanks VoG.

Will do that, and post an update here if it gets resolved

  dewskit 19:40 02 Sep 2005

Eventually found the answer on the Wilder's Secirity Forum - but as an answer to someone else who asked after me!

Please try installing the latest Visual Basic 6.0 run-times, and see if it fixes the problem:

click here

Best regards,


This has fixed my problem and now running and updated correctly


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