New unknown in event viewer

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by thebigdintx, Dec 28, 2006.

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  1. thebigdintx

    thebigdintx Registered Member

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    Lately I have noticed a repeated error in my event viewer. It's listed under the system catagory with a source listed of "SideBySide".....the event's description is listed as "Generate Activation Context failed for C:\Program Files\MSN\MSNCoreFiles\PI\FngrPrnt.dll. Reference error message: The operation completed successfully." I have searched, but can not find a good explanation or fix. Anyone know what this is, or how to fix?
     
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    snowbound Retired Moderator

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    When i google SideBySide most links indicate this as adware. Is there any other suspicius behaviour occurring on your system?



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  3. thebigdintx

    thebigdintx Registered Member

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    nope...no other problems.....i found that it may be something to do with microsofts visual c++ which i now uninstalled, so maybe that will get rid of it.....here's some info from microsoft's site..http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923014
     
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    thebigdintx Registered Member

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    i just checked my event viewer, and there is numerous event errors related to this again....still trying to solve.
     
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