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Did you get an error message?


I get the following error message: "mswin.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close." Regardless of what I do, it closes the program I'm running and I have to start over, opening the program again and starting from scratch.


This question was answered on March 19, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

This is the attack of a trojan horse named trojan.Dumba.

this trojan uses this mswin.exe in order to create fault files in your system.

Please visit the next website, and check what you can do to get rid of this malicious trojan attack.

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Posted by Eramilde of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 19, 2005