what does this error message mean?

  mco 19:18 11 May 2004

Hi again, helpful people. This error message has started appearing on my daughter's computer since I installed Ad-aware and Spybot (and got rid of a few nasties): RUNDLL: error loading C:WINDOWS/System32?bridge.dll - specified module could not be found.
I just click on the X and it goes and computer seems to work fine - but what is it?

  Diodorus Siculus 19:22 11 May 2004

bridge.dll is a spyware dll that has been removed but the software using it still calls upon it, or Windows does at startup.

Check what is running st startup via the MSConfig utility and see if there is anything that you may disable.

  Graham ® 19:22 11 May 2004

Windows ..?

  Diodorus Siculus 19:24 11 May 2004

A google search suggests using click here

click here for details/.

  powerless 19:26 11 May 2004

Start, Run, Type:


Click OK.

Click Startup, remove any checks to boxes that look like they are associated with bridge.dll.

Download, Install, Update and Run:

click here
click here
click here

Seems it's spyware associated.

  powerless 19:26 11 May 2004

oh crap

  mco 20:28 11 May 2004

thanks - will try out suggestions when I can get daughter off her own computer.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

Indie publisher Canongate’s top 10 book covers of 2017

New iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs rumours

Tablettes Amazon Fire : quel modèle choisir ?