error and spy-ware

By ghs74 ·
i have that error when the PC start to count down then shuts down ... is there a posibility that this kind of errors are caused by a spyware and does installing anti-spyware will fix the problem??!!

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Sounds like RPC Error

by NotSoChiGuy In reply to error and spy-ware


There have been several viruses that targeted a default setting in Windows concerning the RPC service. Specifically, if that service fails (the viruses I'm thinking of exposed a buffer overflow error with the service, thus, causing it to fail), the default setting in Windows is to restart the computer...and you will get the 1 minute timer.

Next time you load the computer, quickly go to Computer Manager, Services, and set the Recovery Setting for RPC from Restart Computer to Restart Service.

Once you get the shutdown loop closed, you can go about scanning the machine for malware and removing it.

Hope this helps!

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