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Application Name: consent.exe
Application Version: 6.0.6000.16386
Application Timestamp: 4549afbd
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6000.16386
Fault Module Timestamp: 4549bdc9
Exception Code: c0000020
Exception Offset: 00008fc7
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.768.2
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 9d13
Additional Information 2: 1abee00edb3fc1158f9ad6f44f0f6be8
Additional Information 3: 9d13
Additional Information 4: 1abee00edb3fc1158f9ad6f44f0f6be8
Consent.exe is part of Windows Vista - it's the User Access Control (UAC) executable.
There is a known malware version of this executable. Do a search on your hard drive (within Windows Vista, obviously) for all consent.exe files - make sure you include hidden and system files in the search criteria.
Once the search has completed, right-click on each file and check the file properties.
There is a MalWare version of Consent.exe
Right Click ALL of the ones you find and look for
Microsoft details in Properties
If you find a consent.exe anywhere else in the search results, I'd delete that file. Run a thorough anti-virus scan of the harddrive. I'd also download spybot and run it as well as downloading Ad-Aware from Lavasoft and using it to scan as well.
Spybot and Ad-Aware can find different spyware/malware, which is why I recommend running both products.
Once you've done all that, reboot the system. That should fix the problem.
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