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Question:

My computer got infected with Spysheriff and I was able to remove it. But it still shows a blue background and the bogus warning as the background - which is set up in file c:secure32.html. When I delete the file, it comes back. Where does this Secure32.html come from?

Answer:

The file secure32.html is generated by a program called Paytime.exe.
Paytime.exe is located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\paytime.exe

How to solve this problem:
  1. Bring up your taskmanager by pressing Control + Alt + Delete, in some Windows versions select the 'Processes' tab. Then click on 'Paytime.exe' and end the task.
  2. Delete paytime.exe, which you should find under c:WindowsSystem32
  3. Delete c:secure32.html
  4. Run Explorer. It will tell you that it cannot find the path for secure32.html. Use the default configuration of Explorer and everything will be OK.


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2006-01-26, 11:26:42
[hidden]  
I cleaned all files like ibm00001, winstall...But when I connecto to internet my computer restart.What must I do.Please hellp me.
2006-01-27, 02:50:24
anonymous from Italy  
For win98 users: you have to install a task manager like TaskInfo to locate the paytime.exe process and terminate it.

hope it helps,
fabio
2006-01-27, 06:30:35
anonymous from United States  
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my computer was infected with spysherif and even after reinstalling windows properly some effects of spysheriff have changed not only do i get the system32 error but now my task manager is locked out so it cant be opened
2006-01-28, 18:18:23
steves3g@hotmail.com from United Kingdom  
Hi many thanks for this information on how to get rid of secure32 & Paytime.exe.
darn spyware people always want money for things that dont work, once i found your info i followed what it said and it worked 1st time, im now free from that darn crappy secure32 & paytime files.

Ive booked marked this page in case of any more problems..

thanks again for the triffic info & Help

Steve
2006-01-29, 13:50:13
anonymous from United States  
I did all of the steps to get rid of the c:\secure32.html, but today i'm trying to open Internet Explorer and I keep getting this message:

Cannont find c:\secure32.html make sure the path or internet address is correct

So I go into internet options, and change the homepage address to google.com or something, and for some reason it still goes back to the c:\secure32.html - it's set as default and I can't figure out how to get it to stop!!!

Anyone know what I can do? Thanks.
2006-01-29, 14:36:18
Tzino, from Romania from Romania  
Great solution, thank you and keep it on!
2006-01-29, 15:05:24
liviodelivio@gmail.com from Romania  
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exccelent man. is't working. thx
2006-01-30, 07:49:46
anonymous from Bosnia and Herzegovina  
Tomislav from Hercegovina,

Thany You for advice! It works.
2006-01-30, 08:42:05
[hidden] from Iran  
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thanks alot!
you are great!
kisses for you from other side of the world!!
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Saeid from IRAN
2006-01-30, 09:44:10
anonymous from Thailand  
It's Work!
2006-01-30, 14:09:33
anonymous from Netherlands  
THANX !!!!
2006-01-30, 14:34:38
[hidden] from Canada  
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i did not see the solution to this post, could you please share it as I'm having the same issue. many thanks .....

The system is shutting down. Please save all work in progress and log off. Any unsaved changes will be lost. This shutdown was initiated by NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
System Shutdown was initiated by NT Authority

WIndows/System32/services.exe terminiating unexpectedly
status code -1073741674 .
2006-01-30, 15:55:22
anonymous from Italy  
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thank you very much. it really helped!
2006-01-30, 19:08:54
anonymous from United Kingdom  
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After much trial and error, I got onto this page - you fixed it in a couple of minutes. I've been running all sorts of checks/scans to get rid of the c**p remnants of SpySherriff and this fix actually worked. Thanks!!!
2006-01-30, 22:49:52
anonymous from United States  
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Thank-You!! It worked great!!
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