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Shell execute hook

By Bigfatgoalie
Feb 16, 2007
  1. HI all, having problems at the mo, here is one of many,

    Counterspy gives me this message:

    "A shell execute hook requires approval"

    A new Shell Execute Hook for Windows Explorer has been detected. A Shell Execute Hook program is embedded in your Window's Explorer and can control how programs are launched.

    Name: {15DAE254-A6FF-11E0-9A84-00C04FD8DBD8}


    I have no idea what this means and so dont know whether to accept or block it!

    If anyone has any ideas I would appreciate it!

    Cheers
     
  2. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Hmm. I can't find any info on that. Please post a HijackThis log as an attachment (as per this thread) so we can see what's up.

    Regards :)
     
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I definitely recommend you block it for now.

    Go and read this thread HERE, then post a HJT log as an attachment.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

    This thread is for the use of Bigfatgoalie only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
     
  4. Bigfatgoalie

    Bigfatgoalie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 56

    If I block it for now can I unblock it later??

    Im just concerned it could be some critical system process or something!

    Cheers guys
     
  5. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    There should be an option in Counterspy that will let you unblock stuff. Info will be in the help file I guess.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of Bigfatgoalie only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
     
  6. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Are you taking this Howard, or should I?
     
  7. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    If you don`t mind, you can take it from here, that way we don`t trip up under each others feet lol.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  8. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    OK.

    I'd block it, cuz you could probably unblock it later. You may want to post a HJT log if it keeps acting up.

    Regards :)
     
  9. Bigfatgoalie

    Bigfatgoalie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 56

    Ok will do.

    I will post the logs soon as I need to uninstall Norton and get AVG etc then run some logs. Should be back in a day or so/

    Cheers for your help guys
     
  10. Bigfatgoalie

    Bigfatgoalie TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 56

    Hi Kitty, Thanks for your replys.

    I have had one or two other problems which has basically led my to post logs on another area of the forum which Howard hasbeen going over for me.

    Thanks for your help.

    Cheers
     
  11. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    cool. Hope you get it all worked out.

    Cheers :)
     
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