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I've been out for a long time t'day after i installed some themes to my PC, and just came in, the weird thing is that as soon as i start windows, rundll32.exe comes up in taskman and it terminates explorer.exe for some weird reason....what is up with this???....i guess it to be some virus or some file corruption.....so what do you guys recommend.

PS:I had the same problem a few weeks ago after the whole city faced consequent power cuts and my PC got screwed up showing the same symptoms as it does now.
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another info: The actual rundll32.exe file in windows\\system32 which caused the explorer.exe to crash is not a part of the windows installation. the file's properties show up as if it is a normal file without any versions or signatures.
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someone please help me....i'm experiencing a ridiculous slowdown on my pc and i've seen the vcmgcd32.dll file which seems to be one of the most destructive viruses according to google and my antivirus cant remove it....even i cant....i'm tired i've already reinstalled my pc several times this week and i even repartitioned my hdd just a week ago...still this virus seems to like my pc and eat it all up...For info, its a win32 sality virus and has affected all of my applications.
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if you format your hdd there is no way for the virus to still be present. are you doing a full reinstall of windows or just a repair?
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a fresh install.....i guess its in one of the rar files i downloaded...but i haf no idea where it is...do viruses come from keygens also???...i've one in my HDD so i supect it.
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so are the themes that important to you, sounds like you keep installing them and having an issue
    
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Sounds like you might want to try AVG and scan your computer for threats

And what themes are you using?

If you download keygens, always verify that they are safe.
    
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yes i do have my favourite windowblinds package......how did you guess it right???....and it does also have a keygen...so how in the name of holy computers can i delete this file??

PS:deleted the source just now, windowblinds.
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most themes, smiley faces etc. are usually full of spyware, the only real safe place to get themes for windows is usually from microsoft. Just delete everything and re-format.
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yes many "Keygens" can actually be viruses so i would get rid of that.
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