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Windows Media Player problem

Discussion in 'Computers' started by BradK, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. BradK

    BradK Well-Known Member

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    Can someone tell me why when I try to open wmp i get a window that has a "g" in the message body and the same for the window title and thats it? I have the option of clicking OK or Cancel. I took a chance on clicking OK and it says the system must be restarted to complete the installation?! Any ideas?
     
  2. Chris

    Chris Well-Known Member

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    i'll assume this is similar to something we saw a while back. Immediately do a virus scan and a spyware scan. we had a lot of people get a vx32.better installation that kept re-infecting wmp that seems very similar to what you are saying.
     
  3. jeff peterson

    jeff peterson Well-Known Member

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    Could you elaborate? I'm getting the same thing? VX32 installation of what software?
     
  4. Chris

    Chris Well-Known Member

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    VX32 is a spyware program that infects (monitors) Windows Media Player to insert it's own radio streams/ads/popups.

    Normally Ad-Aware (http://www.lavasoft.de/ will remove it.

    VX32.Better installs without your knowledge or consent.
     

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