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cannot find fntldr.exe

By d.haspel ·
Windows98,ie6.0,McAfee virus scan.when i startup, i get msg:"cannot find the file 'fntldr.exe(or one of its components).Make sure the path and filename are correct and that all required lobraries are available"
after hit OK, get msg "Could not load or run 'fntldr'.exe specified in the WIN.INI file. Make sure the file exists on your computer or remove the reference to it in the WIN.INI file
I press OK. After that everything runs OK. What's the problem and how can I resolve it?

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by HereInOz In reply to cannot find fntldr.exe

Check out this info page on the Symantec site.

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/adware.searchcounter.html

It is a Spyware/Adware type of thing and it sounds like you have probably removed the software, but not removed the Win.ini file reference.

You should be able to click on Start > Run and then type in "msconfig" without the quotation marks, click OK, and that will open up a utility that will allow you to edit the win.ini file easily and remove the offending entry.

Good luck.

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