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    sysvw.exe and sysff.exe?

    I'm trying to help my daughter over the phone, and not able to be at her Windows 98 PC at the moment. She is having quite frequent crashes and pop-ups. She's running Adaware, Spybot S & D, AVG and Sygate personal firewall, and they report no problem, if I understand her right. I asked her to do Ctrl-Alt-Del and report what was running. Two items I didn't recognise were sysvw and sysff. I got her to look at msconfig to see what was on the start-up tab. Two unknowns were C:windowssysvw.exe and c:windowssystemsysff.exe. Googling for those turned up a few references but nothing from which I could discern what they were.

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    Re: sysvw.exe and sysff.exe?

    Hi, sysff is malware according to this post http://www.d-a-l.com/help/showpost.php?p=1...amp;postcount=2 it is mentioned near the end of "files to be deleted" in the post HTH.Cheers gws.

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    Re: sysvw.exe and sysff.exe?

    Yes, I had seen that one, but I wasn't sure that it told me what it was. We could delete it and see how we go, I suppose.

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    Re: sysvw.exe and sysff.exe?

    Try renaming it first. It may not allow this. If not, it likely won't allow you to delete it either. Try having her boot into safe mode and delete it there. If that fails, get a copy of Dr. Delete and use it to remove this nasty.
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