RunDLL error upon logon

By bwarren97
Apr 23, 2011
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  1. My computer shows two RunDLL error messages immediately after logging on.

    "Error loading C:\Windows\system32\urqoOGVo.dll
    The specified module could not be found."

    and

    "Error loading C:\Windows\system32\wcvddgry.dll
    The specified module could not be found."

    General computer information:
    System:
    Microsoft Windows XP
    Professional
    Version 2002
    Service Pack 3
    Model:
    Dell Dimension 8300
    Intel(R)
    Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60GHz
    2.59 GHz, 512 MB of RAM
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,358   +167

    The names of both those dlls "smell" like malware (fyi.. some malware create random file names with naming patterns like those two dlls)

    Have you recently cleaned up malware? Those dll files have probably been removed from disk but are still being referenced by the startups that the malware also put on your computer (so thjey now come up as "not found")

    I'd suggest you first get a good malware checkup in our malware forum. For malware help, follow the 8 steps provided here. Create a new thread in the Malware removal forum. Be sure you PASTE all your logs (do not attach them)
  3. bwarren97

    bwarren97 TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 84

    In fact, I took my computer to a computer repair center to clean off infected files. That's when I started having some problems with my SanDisk Cruzer, so I took it back, and I'm still having problems with other things.

    Also, a friend told me about some malware removal software called MalwareBytes (which can be downloaded from http://www.malwarebytes.com/). He told mre to boot in Safe Mode, download the application, install it, then run it. I did just that, and, sure enough, it found some more infected files on the hard drive.

    Thank you for telling me what those errors were from!
  4. pjamme

    pjamme TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 285

    Malwarebytes

    Lookinround will probably tell you this also, malwarebytes is probably the best malware removal tool at this time. However, I do not believe it is meant to be run in Safe Mode.
    I too agree those files smell, you would be wise to follow the 8 steps mentioned earlier.
  5. kristain

    kristain Newcomer, in training Posts: 52

    This error can arise because a DLL file has been infected by a virus or is missing on the system due to a spyware. As the programs using this file will not be able to access it, there will be a rundll error to tell your system that the program cannot be loaded due to the missing code/file.
  6. skipper86

    skipper86 Newcomer, in training Posts: 19

    dll error appears when dll file is missing or corrupt in this case download required dll file and place it in folder C:\WINDOWS\system32
    your problem will be solved.
  7. bwarren97

    bwarren97 TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 84

    Yes, but I thought that those files were created by a malware application or something like that.


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