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Hi, im running SB S&D and its picked up something called "vcodec", when i try to fix the problem it says that it could'nt and to restart the computer to do a system check on startup, it finds the problem and tells me its fixed but when i run SB again it picks it up again and so the loop continues.

I've done a search on the computer and found a .dll file called "ocodec" but it could be unrelated.

Also my home page has gone from Google to about:blank, i know the about:blank thing is to do with popups etc.

Any advice would be great, thank you

Dont get the Vcodec problem, its format time hours of HL2 and FEAR down the drain.
    
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post #2 of 8
http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2005...re-vcodec.html

Cool virus you got there.

DUDE dont re format go here they can help you.

http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/index...owtopic=106038
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Sorry to late ive formatted

Thanks for the advice tho
    
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story of my life. Day late and a dollar short. Next time i will respond quicker
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lmao

After reading what to do with that smit fraud thingy i got a little confused.

Im using Firefox now (with IE as a backup).
    
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Good Choice. You may also want to try BON ECHO Or Sea monkey.

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/
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If you are ever unsure of the processes running on your system or are worried about a possible virus\\spyware go here to the Process Library and type in the name is 99% of the time it can tell you what it is and if its harmfull.
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Thanks ItsLasher, the good things with forums is you can always come back at a later date for reference.
    
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