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Anonymous
June 22, 2005 11:07:01 PM

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Everytime I shutdown in XP I am getting an 'Ending Program' window titled
..NET broadcast viewer. Anyone know what this is and/or how to fix it?
Anonymous
June 23, 2005 3:07:00 AM

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Do you have MSN Video Enhanced installed? If there's a little red and white
icon in systray (area to left of your computer clock), you do. See
http://video.msn.com.
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE) & Security

Rolls wrote:
> Everytime I shutdown in XP I am getting an 'Ending Program' window titled
> .NET broadcast viewer. Anyone know what this is and/or how to fix it?
Anonymous
June 23, 2005 7:14:04 AM

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No, I do not have that installed on my system. Others have reported this same
problem on various forums but I haven't seen any solutions yet.
June 23, 2005 10:55:38 AM

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Rolls wrote:

> No, I do not have that installed on my system. Others have reported
> this same problem on various forums but I haven't seen any solutions
> yet.

Are you using any file-sharing applications (Kazaa, Limewire, etc.)?
Have you scanned your computer with an antivirus and antispyware tools?
It has been reported in spyware-fighting circles that some malware is
installing all of .NET along with all the malware cr*p. Here are
general malware removal steps, just in case:

First delete all Temporary and Temporary Internet Files. For IE's
Temporary Files, go to Control Panel>Internet Options>General tab.
You'll see where you can delete cookies and files. For Firefox, clear
its cache by going to Tools>Options>Privacy>Cache> Clear. For Windows
Temporary files, Start>Run cleanmgr [enter]. Then follow these detailed
malware removal steps, doing everything with updated tools in Safe
Mode. You can find all the links to referenced programs and sites on
my website here:

http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Removing...

1) Scan in Safe Mode with current version (not earlier than 2004)
antivirus using updated definitions.

Before you remove malware, get LSPFix or WinSockFix for XP - see links
below.

2) Remove spyware with Spybot Search & Destroy and Ad-aware. These
programs are free, so use them both since they complement each other.
There is a new version of CWShredder from Intermute. I would not
install the other Intermute programs, however. Alternately, there are
CoolWebSearch malware removal steps at SilentRunners.

Be sure to update these programs before running, and it is a good idea
to do virus/spyware scans in Safe Mode. Make sure you are able to see
all hidden files and extensions (View tab in Folder Options).

If the malware remains even after you used Ad-aware and Spybot, you can
scan with HijackThis. HijackThis is an excellent tool to discover and
disable hijackers, but it requires expert skill. See the links on my
website for a HijackThis tutorial and places where you can post your
HJT log. Again, this is an expert tool and novices should get help
with it.

3) If you are running Windows ME or XP, you should disable/enable System
Restore after the system is clean because malware will be in the
Restore Points. With ME, you must disable System Restore completely.
With XP, you can delete all but the most recent (presumably clean)
System Restore point from the More Options section of Disk Cleanup
(Run>cleanmgr).

4) Make sure you've visited Windows Update and applied all security
patches. Do not install driver updates from Windows Update.

5) Run a firewall.

Malke
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Elephant Boy Computers
www.elephantboycomputers.com
"Don't Panic!"
MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User
Anonymous
June 23, 2005 6:40:38 PM

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Please include previous message in your replies here, Rolls.

I ran several searches for every variation on ".net broadcast viewer" that I
could think of and didn't find any forum posts anywhere about this. Can you
cite some specific URLs for related posts anywhere?

See what Malke posted. Here's my version:

Check for Hijackware
http://aumha.org/a/parasite.htm
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/Darnit.htm
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Malware_Defence.htm
http://defendingyourmachine.blogspot.com/

When all else fails, HijackThis
(http://aumha.net/downloads/hijackthis.zip) is the preferred tool to
use. It will help you to both identify and remove any hijackware/spyware.
**Post your files to http://forums.spywareinfo.com/,
http://castlecops.com/forum67.html or
http://aumha.net/viewforum.php?f=30 for expert analysis, not here.**

--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE) & Security

Rolls wrote:
> No, I do not have that installed on my system. Others have reported this
> same problem on various forums but I haven't seen any solutions yet.
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