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After starting (Windows 10) on my parent's PC, I receive the follow errors for multiple applications one after another. (Approx 8)

 

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skype.exe - Bad Image
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C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WININET.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support. Error status 0xc0000020. 
 
I am unable to launch malwarebytes to scan for malware. Any help would be gratefully received.
 
Many thanks, a desperate son.
 
Clive
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Hello,

    

 

They call me TwinHeadedEagle around here, and I'll try to help your with your issue.

 

     

    

Before we start please read and note the following:

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Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your desktop.

Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them.

Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

  • Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Press Scan button.

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  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please attach it to your reply.
  • The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.
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Thanks for the quick response, I've attached the files requested. During the scanning load modules section, I received the follow error;

 

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mod_frst.exe - Bad Image
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C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WININET.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support. Error status 0xc0000020. 
 

Addition.txt

FRST.txt

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cmd_icon.png Check Disk
  • Press the WindowsKey.png + R on your keyboard at the same time. Type cmd and click OK.
  • Copy/Enter the command below and press Enter:
  • chkdsk C: /r
  • You should get a message to schedule Check Disk at next system restart. Please type Y and press Enter.
  • All you should do now is to restart your PC and let the Check Disk process finish uninterrupted.
Check Disk report:
  • Press the WindowsKey.png + R on your keyboard at the same time. Type eventvwr and click OK.
  • In the left panel, expand Windows Logs and then click on Application.
  • Now, on the right side, click on Filter Current Log.
  • Under Event Sources, check only Wininit and click OK.
  • Now you'll be presented with one or multiple Wininit logs.
  • Click on an entry corresponding to the date and time of the disk check.
  • On the top main menu, click Action > Copy > Copy Details as Text.
  • Paste the contents into your next reply.
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CHKDSK completed - Here's the eventviewer log

 

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Wininit
Date:          24/02/2016 15:42:44
Event ID:      1001
Task Category: None
Level:         Information
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      HomeThacker-HP
Description:
 
 
Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Volume label is COMPAQ.
 
A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.                         
 
Stage 1: Examining basic file system structure ...
  580096 file records processed.                                                        
 
File verification completed.
  6330 large file records processed.                                   
 
  0 bad file records processed.                                     
 
 
Stage 2: Examining file name linkage ...
  660104 index entries processed.                                                       
 
Index verification completed.
  0 unindexed files scanned.                                        
 
  0 unindexed files recovered to lost and found.                    
 
 
Stage 3: Examining security descriptors ...
Cleaning up 284 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 284 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 284 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
  40005 data files processed.                                           
 
CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
  33930312 USN bytes processed.                                                           
 
Usn Journal verification completed.
 
Stage 4: Looking for bad clusters in user file data ...
  580080 files processed.                                                               
 
File data verification completed.
 
Stage 5: Looking for bad, free clusters ...
  59822151 free clusters processed.                                                       
 
Free space verification is complete.
 
Windows has scanned the file system and found no problems.
No further action is required.
 
 303922175 KB total disk space.
  63769888 KB in 234686 files.
    170544 KB in 40006 indexes.
         0 KB in bad sectors.
    693139 KB in use by the system.
     65536 KB occupied by the log file.
 239288604 KB available on disk.
 
      4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
  75980543 total allocation units on disk.
  59822151 allocation units available on disk.
 
Internal Info:
00 da 08 00 31 30 04 00 4a bb 07 00 00 00 00 00  ....10..J.......
9f 49 00 00 47 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  .I..G...........
 
Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
 
Event Xml:
  <System>
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Wininit" Guid="{206f6dea-d3c5-4d10-bc72-989f03c8b84b}" EventSourceName="Wininit" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="16384">1001</EventID>
    <Version>0</Version>
    <Level>4</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Opcode>0</Opcode>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2016-02-24T15:42:44.715507400Z" />
    <EventRecordID>55539</EventRecordID>
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
    <Channel>Application</Channel>
    <Computer>HomeThacker-HP</Computer>
    <Security />
  </System>
  <EventData>
    <Data>
 
Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Volume label is COMPAQ.
 
A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.                         
 
Stage 1: Examining basic file system structure ...
  580096 file records processed.                                                        
 
File verification completed.
  6330 large file records processed.                                   
 
  0 bad file records processed.                                     
 
 
Stage 2: Examining file name linkage ...
  660104 index entries processed.                                                       
 
Index verification completed.
  0 unindexed files scanned.                                        
 
  0 unindexed files recovered to lost and found.                    
 
 
Stage 3: Examining security descriptors ...
Cleaning up 284 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 284 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 284 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
  40005 data files processed.                                           
 
CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
  33930312 USN bytes processed.                                                           
 
Usn Journal verification completed.
 
Stage 4: Looking for bad clusters in user file data ...
  580080 files processed.                                                               
 
File data verification completed.
 
Stage 5: Looking for bad, free clusters ...
  59822151 free clusters processed.                                                       
 
Free space verification is complete.
 
Windows has scanned the file system and found no problems.
No further action is required.
 
 303922175 KB total disk space.
  63769888 KB in 234686 files.
    170544 KB in 40006 indexes.
         0 KB in bad sectors.
    693139 KB in use by the system.
     65536 KB occupied by the log file.
 239288604 KB available on disk.
 
      4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
  75980543 total allocation units on disk.
  59822151 allocation units available on disk.
 
Internal Info:
00 da 08 00 31 30 04 00 4a bb 07 00 00 00 00 00  ....10..J.......
9f 49 00 00 47 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  .I..G...........
 
Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
</Data>
  </EventData>
</Event>
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