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dwm.exe -- could not load or run problem on boot


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I need help with this -- what is the issue and how do I clean this up?? Thx DC

On boot - my PC displays a dialog box with:

TOP BAR -- C:\DOC...\ "file path" \LOCALS...\Temp\dwm.exe

IN THE MSG WINDOW -- Windows cannot display the specified... You may not have appropriate permissions to access the item.

I close that window to continue the boot process and another Dialog Box appears:

TOP BAR -- Desktop

IN THE MSG WINDOW -- Could not load or run 'C\ "same path as above" \dwm.exe Make sure the file exists on your computer or remove the reference to the registry.

After I close that window the PC will boot and I can run programs but I cannot access the internet - Connection failure (but my other PC in the house will connect

I am doing a Malware scan right now and it is finding some infections (4 so far) -- Trojan house back door generic

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Hello summit331:

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