View Full Version : windows error messages while online

13-11-2003, 09:12 PM
every time i log onto a site from my favorites in winxp profesional and then click a link or if i cut and paste in a new browser window i get a message from windows explorer saying there is an error it looks like its something to do with winshow.dll ? the window then closes
does anyone know what causes this problem
thanks peter

Babe Ruth
13-11-2003, 09:19 PM
This is Adware/Spyware there is plenty of info using the web, for instance here is Symantec's response: Adware.Winshow (http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/adware.winshow.html) with instructions.

Cheers, Babe.

13-11-2003, 09:57 PM
Babe that link does not seem to be working.


13-11-2003, 10:03 PM
The link works for me.

13-11-2003, 10:30 PM
thanks babe ruth you were right on the money its only 6 weeks scince i ran adaware 6 but there were 26 new files after id deleted them everything runs properly again
many thanks peter