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Computers - crypts.dll a Windows file or a Virus/Worm?

I loaded a new virus scanner 'RemoveIT Pro' today as I was not able to
connect to major sites (like Yahoo, Gmail etc) today.

RemoveIT Pro claims to detect Viruses,Worms, Trojans etc and when it
scanned my xp system drive in System32 found two files which it said
were infected.
They were 'ccevtsvc.exe' and 'crypts.dll', while it cleaned/removed the
first; it could not clean 'crypts.dll' and asked me to check from safe mode.

I received the same message from safe mode and could not be removed, Ashampoo too could not remove as it was being used even in safe mode.

The 'crypts.dll' is an unknown application, with no info. whatsoever.
How can it be removed?
is it a Windows file?

Any help will be appreciated. I have disconnected the internet connection temporarily.

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Did u using internet explorer??

if does. try by using other internet browser. i suggest mozilla firefox.

u can get this internet browser for free. Just click the link below, u will be directed to the download automatically.
http://www.mozilla.com/products/download.html?product=firefox-2.0.0.14&os=win&lang=en-US

If the problem still persists..
i suggest u just format the computer..
hehe..
super clean without any trojan etc and files.

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Try http://housecall65.trendmicro.com/
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