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Last response: in Windows XP
August 22, 2011 12:16:34 AM

Hello, I keep getting this error when trying to run anything. "windows cannot access the specified device path or file you may not have appropriate permissions" I also need to get ride of this Gomeo rediredting thing. Please any help is welcome.

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August 22, 2011 12:27:52 AM

Hi. THanks for the quick reply. I already use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Ad-Aware, and this error is preventing either being used. I haven't tried Superantispyware though.
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August 22, 2011 12:47:30 AM

Ok. The same error is preventing me from recording the tool to disk.
a b 8 Security
August 22, 2011 12:50:26 AM

First thing to do is reset your internet settings back to default, go to control panel, internet options, click on the "advanced" tab, then on the reset button, in internet options click on the connections tab, then on LAN Settings and clear any ticked boxes, except for the "automatically detect settings box" finally click ok.
August 22, 2011 12:56:12 AM

Ok, done that. I do appreciate your help by the way.
August 22, 2011 1:00:55 AM

Surfright seems to be running with no errors stopping it. Will keep you posted.
a b 8 Security
August 22, 2011 2:23:21 AM

Ok thanks let us know!
August 22, 2011 4:42:30 AM

Good job "area51reopened". Interesting!!!
August 22, 2011 11:31:24 AM

Hi. I'm pretty much still in trouble here. All anti virus software runs for a moment then stops and if I try to run it again it gives me the same message. "windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file." I tried burning Kaspersky Rescue Disc 10 on another computer, then booted up on the infected computer. IT seemed to remove a lot of trojan, but when booting back up normally I still have the same issues. Google is still unusable, any link goes to Gomeo. I'm at my wits end here.
a b 8 Security
August 22, 2011 12:02:16 PM

At this point i would backup whatever files you need and reinstall!
August 22, 2011 12:03:57 PM

I was afraid it would come to that. Thanks for helping me though.
a b 8 Security
August 22, 2011 12:06:49 PM

Just to make sure your OS is secure that would be the best bet!