Problems with Sysdl.reg

  mutantcamel 22:19 12 May 04


I lost my media player recently off my computer (somehow) and decided to go and download the latest version, which I did. I tried to install it but got a message that System Restore would not work properly if I didn't go to Windows Update to get fix Q290700.

I went onto the Microsoft Windows Update page and got the message "checking for the latest version of Windows Update Sofware", but the page then stops loading. I tried clicking on the welcome button (the only one which I'm able to click on) and I get an error message -

"Iexplore has caused an error in SYSDLL.REG, Iexplore will now close".

I also get a similar error everytime I try to search on the help option on my desktop.

"Helpctr has caused an error in SYSDLL.REG" followed by "Helpctr has caused an error in unknown>"

This means I can't install the Media Player or use the help facility.

Do you think there's a virus in the sysdl.reg and if so how do I get rid of it. At present I have no anti virus software or firewalls, I'm a bit of a novice....Any help would be great!

  VoG II 22:22 12 May 04

Try running CWShredder click here

  mutantcamel 22:43 12 May 04

I just tried it, I scanned for infected files then pressed fix. I tried going to the windows update site again, but got the same sysdll.reg error.

Any other ideas?

  VoG II 22:49 12 May 04

Blimey! I just noticed that you have no AV. Irrespesctive of this problem you need some. AVG is free click here

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