win98se, contol panel access denied

  robotrob 13:18 27 Sep 2005

hi hope someone can help. recently reformat hard drive, ands reloadeds win98se, no problems for a nfew weeks, but today i have been denied access to any folder in my control panel, eg, add/remove programs etc.
when i click on these items in the conrol panel i recieve a wqarning bos which says : access to the specified file, path or device is denied.
red warning x in box.
have recently reinstalled office 2000prem update Sra 1a, also aol 9.
any advice would be appreciated....thanks in advance...rob

  Graham ® 13:35 27 Sep 2005

Check the filing system for errors: Start, Run, 'sfc', OK.

  Gongoozler 13:48 27 Sep 2005

This behaviour has been linked to the CoolWebSearch class of Trojans, so a full antivirus scan could be a good idea. Also try running CoolWebShredder click here

  robotrob 15:04 27 Sep 2005

thanks guys, problem solved..: it seems that run32dll.exe was corrupted. restored frm win 98 cd...thanks again..rob

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