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Anonymous
April 24, 2004 7:30:48 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

when i switch on my windows an error message pops up
"rundll" the message says
"could not find c:\windows\downloaded program
files\bridge.DLL.

i have tried everything including buting pc bug doctor
and pcdoc.

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Anonymous
April 24, 2004 5:01:52 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.hardware (More info?)

BRIDGE.DLL is scumware.

02 - BHO: (no name) - {9C691A33-7DDA-4C2F-BE4C-C176083F35CF} -
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\BRIDGE.DLL
04 - HKLM\..\Run: [RunDLL] rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\BRIDGE.DLL",Load

First.
Right click the IE icon | Properties | Advanced tab |
Make sure both of these are NOT checked.

Enable Install On Demand (Internet Explorer)
[[Specifies to automatically download and install Internet Explorer
components if a Web page needs them in order to display the page properly or
perform a particular task.]]
Enable Install On Demand (Other)
[[Specifies to automatically download and install Web components if a Web
page needs them in order to display the page properly or perform a
particular task.]]

Apply | OK
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Second.
It is known as Scumware. Visit these sites. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are really good.
Download, install, run, update and run again; one or all. They are all
good, FREE utilities.
The first site gives some recommendations.
http://www.spywareinfo.com/downloads.php?cat=all#s-p

1) Spybot S & D
http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?lang=en&page=...

2) SpywareBlaster
SpywareBlaster doesn't scan and clean for spyware - it prevents it from ever
being installed.
The most important step you can take is to secure your system. And
SpywareBlaster is the most powerful protection program available.
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

3) HijackThis (some other stuff that may be of interest also)
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/index.html

4) CWShredder direct download:
http://216.180.233.163/~merijn/files/CWShredder.exe

4½) CWShredder
http://majorgeeks.com/download4086.html

5) Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner v1.13
http://www.kephyr.com/spywarescanner/index.html?source=...

6) ToolbarCop
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/toolbarcop.htm

7) AdAware
http://www.lavasoft.de/support/download/
===============

Additional information & instructions.
A wealth of information here, boys and girls.

THE PARASITE FIGHT QUICK FIX PROTOCOL
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm

THE PARASITE FIGHT
Finding, Removing & Protecting Yourself From Scumware
http://aumha.org/a/parasite.htm

Bugs, Glitches & Stuffups
http://www.mvps.org/inetexplorer/Darnit.htm

Dealing with Unwanted Spyware and Parasites
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm

Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;827315#appliesto

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Hope this helps. Let us know.
Wes

In news:3b4301c429e7$355f78d0$a001280a@phx.gbl,
Richard Richardson <richnosdrahcir@aol.com> hunted and pecked:
> when i switch on my windows an error message pops up
> "rundll" the message says
> "could not find c:\windows\downloaded program
> files\bridge.DLL.
>
> i have tried everything including buting pc bug doctor
> and pcdoc.
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