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10-09-2001, 11:03 AM
i have a PII 350 with 13GB HD, 196 RAM, HP CD-Writer, running Windows SE. The last few days on startup I get a msg for Explorer saying it's caused an Illegal error and will be closed. I get these msg's when i try to start Nortons Anti Virus, CD writer, Explorer (when trying to copy files), Nortons Speed Disk, Word.
I can still open Outlook and send/receive emails ok.
Does this sound like a Virus has got into my system? Or something completely different? I'm unsure where to start in trying to work it out.

Appreciate any help you can offer. Thanks alot.

10-09-2001, 12:04 PM
I have seen similar problems after someone installed Norton Utilities - the safe ??? program specifically. If the problem started just after a Norton Utility install then that might be the culprit.

10-09-2001, 12:14 PM
thanx Ian but I've had norton's for about a year or so. i haven't installed any thing recently either.