MSG_SXS_FUNCTION_CALL_FAIL

  Graphicool1 16:47 04 Mar 11
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WinXP SP3

I've just looked into the 'Event Viewer' and discovered that on March 2nd I received 39 instances of the following. I have not received it before or since?

ID: 59
Source: SideBySide
Version 52
Symbolic Name: MSG_SXS_FUNCTION_CALL_FAIL
Message: %1 failed for %2. Reference error
message: %3.

Explanation:
A component or manifest could not be activated.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:41 04 Mar 11

Details
Product: Windows Operating System
Event ID: 59
Source: SideBySide
Version: 5.2
Symbolic Name: MSG_SXS_FUNCTION_CALL_FAIL
Message: %1 failed for %2. Reference error message: %3.

Explanation
A component or manifest could not be activated.

Possible causes include:

The component or manifest depends on another program or component that is not installed.
The manifest contains XML content that is not valid.
The user does not have the correct permissions.


User Action
To resolve this problem, do one or all of the following:

Review the event logs to see whether any related events are logged.
Verify that all dependent components or programs are installed.
Review the XML content, and correct any that is not valid.
Verify that the user has the correct permissions on the computer.

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Run your Malware scanners and get rid of it.

  Graphicool1 18:11 04 Mar 11

I'll get right on it. G1

  Graphicool1 19:13 04 Mar 11

I ran 'Malwarebytes Anti Malware' result:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50.1.1100
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Database version: 5953

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.13

04/03/2011 19:10:35
mbam-log-2011-03-04 (19-10-35).txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 269615
Time elapsed: 57 minute(s), 0 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

  Graphicool1 19:48 04 Mar 11

I then ran 'Spyware Terminator'...

No Items Found.

I also ran 'Agent Ransack' which also came up empty.

As far as I'm concerned I'm clear.

This whole episode speaks volumes for my Security programmes. SideBySide tried 39 times in an hour to penetrate my PC and failed.

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