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Windows xp a message appears when i start my computer it say- msi must be launched from startup it keeps popping up what can i do to resolve this problem?

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  • rchetg Oct 04, 2008

    yea windows installer trys to load ccCommon my nortons says my internet is at risk when i try to fix it the installer ccCommon pops up then that msi must be launched through setup pops on and it wont let the installer load.but the mci pops up all the time.

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When this pops up what happens next? Does it give you more information?

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  • Thomas Lim
    Thomas Lim Oct 04, 2008

    That means malware if im not mistaken. Go to www.malwarebytes.com then download and install the latest trial version. do a full scan and delete any infected files that you find.

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